Rochester, Monroe, N.Y.
Dec. 2, 1868
Yesterday forenoon a most serious and painful accident happened to Mrs. Ann SEMPLE, mother of Andrew SEMPLE, grocer, of this city.
This lady, who is about 70 years of age, while walking along Buffalo street, in front of the National Hotel, slipped on the ice that covered the sidewalk, and falling, broke her leg above the knee. She was conveyed in a sleigh to the family residence, and Dr. MOORE was called to attend her. The physician is of the opinion that Mrs. SEMPLE will not again have the use of her limb. She has, up to the time of this accident, been as active in her habits as a person of one-third her age.
ARREST OF A SATCHEL THIEF
Yesterday forenoon officer BURCHELL, on crossing Andrews street bridge, noticed a man ahead of him having a satchel under his arm. Suspecting by the appearance of the fellow that he had stolen it. He followed and chased him through Water street to South St. Paul street, where he arrested him. On taking him to the Police Office it was found that he had stolen the satchel from the Central Depot. The thief proved to be also a vagrant, and he was sent to the Penitentiary for sixty days.
GOING TO NEW YORK
We understand that Michael CANFIELD, Esq. Has formed a law partner-ship with James HENDERSON, Esq., of New York, and that he will immediately remove to that city. Mr. CANFIELD is a gentleman of integrity and ability, and we wish him success in his new location. The office of HENDERSON and CANFIELD is at 198 Broadway.
BURGLARY IN BROCKPORT
Between Saturday night and Monday night, thieves entered the house of E. S. WILSON in Brockport and succeeded in stealing silver and plated ware to the value of $60.