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Judge Lyons's Court. --Yesterday the following business was transacted: Pursuant to adjournment, the Grand Jury again met, and, being charged by the Judge, withdrew out of Court, and after some time returned and presented "true bills" upon fourteen indictments for felony. The Court then took up the case of Ann Dobson, alias Leary, indicted for receiving clothing stolen from the C. S. Government, knowing the same to have been stolen. The accused, being set to the bar, was arraigned, and the evidence of witnesses and arguments of counsel having been heard, the case was submitted to the jury, which rendered a verdict of acquittal, and the accused was thereupon discharged.
The influence of Grogshops upon the Morals of the City. --In Judge Lyons's Court on yesterday the Grand Jury submitted a report that, in their investigation of the causes which lead to the crimes submitted to them for action, they have been irresistibly led to the conclusion that the vast increase of crime and demoralization in the city is mainly to be attributed to the numberless licensed and unlicensed houses with which Richmond is now infested; that such places, whether of a respectable sort or not, are a curse, and tend greatly to the injury of soldiers and others. They suggest that this report be submitted to the Governor and to the Mayor for such action as may be deemed expedient and proper to abate the evil.
non appearance of the complainant. Lee Maltory and Henry McGee were each fined $5 for permitting water to waste from their hydrants, in violation of a city ordinance. Logan Waller was also fined $5 for permitting a servant in his employ to throw stones in the street. Tom, slave of James A. Scott, arrested without a proper pass, and having a pair of pants in his possession supposed to have been stolen, being unable to prove his claim to them, was whipped. The same punishment was administered upon Aaron, the property of John A. Belvin, arrested with a lot of tea and sugar in his possession which he could give no good account of. Two slaves, named Ben and Washington, were ordered to be whipped for being out after hours without a proper pass. Wilson, slave of Joseph Angle, charged with aiding and abetting William, the property of James Lyons, to escape from his master, was sent on to the Hustings Court for a further hearing. He was admitted to bail in the sum of $500.
The Daily Dispatch: February 25, 1864., [Electronic resource], Three hundred Federal recruits drugged and robbed. (search)
Judge Lyons's Court. --In this Court yesterday the following business was transacted: Francis P. Blair, a paroled Yankee, charged with grand larceny, was led to the bar, and after the examination of witnesses the case was given to the jury, who in a short time rendered a verdict of guilty, and he was sentenced to the penitentiary for two years. Another paroled Yankee named George Jacques, indicted for burglary, was found guilty and sentenced to confinement in the penitentiary for five years.
Murder trial. --The trial of Joseph John Macarthy, charged with killing his wife some time in November last, is set for Monday next in Judge Lyons's Court. The murder occurred on Cary street, near 6th, and it will be recollected the deceased was stabbed and afterwards thrown down the steps leading from the second story into the back yard. They had been married only a few months.
Hustings Court, Judge Lyons presiding. --The following cases were disposed of yesterday: Charles Rose, charged with stealing a number of barrels of flour from the Confederate States Bureau, was, after an examination of witnesses, acquitted by the jury. The jury in the case of Orvis Harrison, indicted for horse stealing, returned a verdict of guilty, and assessed him with five years confinement in the penitentiary.
s Williams, a Yankee deserter, was remanded for indictment by the Grand Jury of the Hustings Court, on the charge of stealing one pistol, worth $75, and one hat, valued at $75, from Wm. W. Johnston. James, slave of Henry Smith, charged with stealing one axe, two aprons, and two pairs of stockings from Lucy T. Torrm, was ordered to receive twenty-five lashes, well laid on. The charge against Wilson, slave of Caroline Carter, of stealing a quantity of sugar and other articles from James Lyons, was, in consequence of its originally having been before the Mayor, put off till this morning. Charles Isaacs and Richard Barny, charged with garroting and robbing Augustus Haxall on Wednesday night last, was taken up; but, on account of the absence of important witnesses, the case was put off for a future hearing. Henry, slave of Samuel Redd, and Tom, and Patrick, slaves of Buck Davidson, charged with assaulting B. F. Grant and robbing him of an overcoat, a breastpin, and $20
The Daily Dispatch: March 2, 1864., [Electronic resource], Daring raid of the enemy — they Approach within three miles of the City — their Repulse on the Brook road — reported Fighting on the Westham Plank road. (search)
d of the column of the enemy that struck the railroad at that point until they appeared on the Brook Turnpike a few miles from the city. This was about 10 o'clock A. M. They were gallantly met by a detachment of battery troops, commanded by Col. Stevens. After an engagement of some thirty minutes with light field pieces, they were driven off and retired in the direction of the Meadow Bridges, on the Central road. During the firing the enemy threw several shells at the fine mansion of Hon. James Lyons, one or two of which, we understand, passed through the building, but happily without inflicting any material damage. It was reported last night that this column had encamped about five miles from the city on the Mechanicville road. In the fight on the Brook road, Col. Stevens had one man killed and seven wounded. This force of the enemy is variously estimated at from 1,000 to 5,000 cavalry, and a battery of artillery. The best information we have leads to the impression that their f
Judge Lyons's Court. --The time of Judge Lyons was consumed yesterday in the trial of Robert E. Foster, charged with robbing the C. S. Treasury Department of $11,000. After the examination of witnesses and argument of counsel, the case was given to the jury, who, after an absence of about twenty minutes, sent word that they were unable to agree; when the Judge discharged them. The case of Joseph John MacCarthy, charged with the murder of his wife, which was set for trial on Monday, aJudge Lyons was consumed yesterday in the trial of Robert E. Foster, charged with robbing the C. S. Treasury Department of $11,000. After the examination of witnesses and argument of counsel, the case was given to the jury, who, after an absence of about twenty minutes, sent word that they were unable to agree; when the Judge discharged them. The case of Joseph John MacCarthy, charged with the murder of his wife, which was set for trial on Monday, and from that day postponed till yesterday, was again put off till this morning.
ostello and John Howard, charged with assaulting and robbing Peter D. Bernard; John Ryan, charged with assaulting and robbing James Kelley; and Thomas J. Horaley, charged with robbing William Casper, were examined and remanded for trial before Judge Lyons. Patrick Murphy and William Crawford, charged with stealing a quantity of clothing from James A. Kelley; Wilson, a slave, charged with aiding and abetting a servant of Jas. Lyons to escape from his owner, were examined, adjudged not guiltward, charged with assaulting and robbing Peter D. Bernard; John Ryan, charged with assaulting and robbing James Kelley; and Thomas J. Horaley, charged with robbing William Casper, were examined and remanded for trial before Judge Lyons. Patrick Murphy and William Crawford, charged with stealing a quantity of clothing from James A. Kelley; Wilson, a slave, charged with aiding and abetting a servant of Jas. Lyons to escape from his owner, were examined, adjudged not guilty, and discharged.
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