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ohn P. Sledd, one of the oldest and most prominent butchers in the Second Market, was charged before the Mayor yesterday with buying four cows belonging to Dr. Francis H. Deane, which had been stolen from his farm in Hanover. On Saturday morning last three cows were found in the public cattle pens near Bacon's Quarter Branch, andere bought from a man hailing from New Kent, who gave his name as Jones, and that the price to be paid was $3,500, of which amount $1,000 had already been paid. Dr. Deane in his testimony said that among the four cows which Sledd had purchased was one which he had advertised in the Dispatch over and over again as an estray which hto that effect before a magistrate. Sledd thereupon showed some dissatisfaction, and rode off, since which time he had made no further effort to obtain the cow. Dr. Deane thought it very strange that a man should purchase from a perfect stranger a cow which he had a few months before claimed as one that he had lost. He also said