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Examination Postponed. --Yesterday morning was the time specified for the examination before Commissioner Wm. F. Watson of Mrs. Patterson Allen, charged with having used treasonable language in her correspondence with persons at the North, some months since. At a few minutes past 12 o'clock Mrs. Allen, who was neatly attired in a plain black silk dress and closely veiled, entered the Court-room, leaning upon the arm of her husband — her counsel, Hon. Jas. Lyons and Gen. Geo. W. Randolph, arriving a few minutes afterwards. About half-past 12 o'clock the names of the following witnesses were called: Gen. John H. Winder, Capt. Philip Cashmeyer, Dr. Erasmus Powell, Rev. Moses D. Hoge and lady, James P. Duval,--Flegenhelmer, and Wm. Burns; all of whom were present except Mrs. Hoge and Wm. Burns. P. H. Alylett, Esq., Confederate States prosecutor, then announced that, as Burns was a most important witness in the case, it would be almost impossible to proceed without him, and he desi
d the case of Jas. M. D. Irvine, charged with obtaining money from Paymaster Wayt, by the false pretence that he was George W. Finley, pf the 44th Virginia regiment. After hearing the evidence, the prisoner was remanded for final trial before Judge Lyons in February next, and the Court refused him ball. Edward J. Forbes, sent on by the Court for being engaged in a forgery, gave ball for his appearance in February next in the sum of $1,000. Henry MeLgod, charged with stealing $500 froWayt, by the false pretence that he was George W. Finley, pf the 44th Virginia regiment. After hearing the evidence, the prisoner was remanded for final trial before Judge Lyons in February next, and the Court refused him ball. Edward J. Forbes, sent on by the Court for being engaged in a forgery, gave ball for his appearance in February next in the sum of $1,000. Henry MeLgod, charged with stealing $500 from Wm A. Whitaker. was examined and sent an to be tried before Judge Lyons.