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eing at home but himself, wife and servant, and all the doors to his house being fastened at the time of the fire, Mr. Law was at a loss to account for the occurrence, and therefore sent for a watchman to inquire into the affair, when Lieutenant Theodore C. Baptist, of the night police, took the matter in hand. After first finding out that, with the exception of the family, there was only present a negro woman, named Celia, the property of Charles Palmer, who was hired by Mr. Law, Lieutenant BaLieutenant Baptist proceeded to search her, when, in a very short while, he began pulling out the money from different parts of her clothing. In her bosom he found a roll of bank notes, and in her stockings the Confederate money had been deposited, which convinced him that the rest of the money and jewelry had been stolen by her. He then forced her to direct him where she had deposited those articles, when she took him to the kitchen, and there, by removing a piece of the stove-pipe, disclosed, rammed in on