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The Daily Dispatch: October 4, 1862., [Electronic resource], Vice-President Stephens on Martial law. (search)
for purchasing a barrel of pears in market to sell again, was punished by forfeiture of the fruit. The complaint of nuisance against Joseph Furley was postponed till to-morrow. Charles Wenzel, for conspiring to swindle and defraud Geo. W. Hancock, and exhibiting a same called faro, was required to give $1,000 bail. Hancock testified that as he was passing down the street he was met by a man in soldier's clothes unknown to him, who proposed to go up stairs. He went up and after sittHancock testified that as he was passing down the street he was met by a man in soldier's clothes unknown to him, who proposed to go up stairs. He went up and after sitting there a while a young man connected with the Treasury Department came up and proposed to open the game. They began to play at first in house No. 149, and after, No. 151 Main street and played two or three hours, when he discovered he had lost $875; thereupon complained to the Mayor. Officers who made the arrest found tables, chips, and the usual apparatus of the game, which was brought to the Court-room and ordered to be burnt as the law directs. His Honor stated that in connection with