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Trial continued. --The trial of Jos. H. Crenshaw, for shooting John Askew, has been postponed until the next term of the Hustings Court, because of the absence of witnesses.
. Brooks, on the 18th of October, was tried and acquitted. Samuel H. Jefford, charged with feloniously stealing $30 from Martin L. Covington, on the 15th of May, having waived an examination, is to be tried before Judge Lyons on Monday next. Cornelius, slave to Wm. Tally, charged with feloniously cutting and stabbing Ephraim, slave to Nicholas Lipscomb, on the 29th of November, was found guilty and ordered thirty-nine stripes. P. J. Wright, for permitting his slave, Edward, to go at large, was fined $10 and cost. Charles Reininger, charged with stealing $166 from Frederick Hauster and Max Stadelhofer, on the 5th of December, was examined and remanded for final trial before Judge Lyons. Griffin, the property of Jno. L. Cox, charged with feloniously stabbing Adam Miller, slave to David Baker, on the 25th November, was found guilty and ordered twenty-five stripes. The trial of Joseph H. Crenshaw, charged with shooting John Askew, is fixed for Thursday next.
Examination. --Yesterday and the day before, the Hustings Court were closely engaged to the examination of Joseph H. Crenshaw, charged with shooting John Askew, some few months since. A number of witnesses were examined for the Commonwealth, no two of whom testified alike as to the details of the shooting. Askew seemed to have an indefinite recollection of some of the circumstances, but would not swear positively as to what passed. The argument was commenced about 12 o'clock, Mr. Danieling. Askew seemed to have an indefinite recollection of some of the circumstances, but would not swear positively as to what passed. The argument was commenced about 12 o'clock, Mr. Daniel for the Commonwealth, and Messrs. August, Morson and Crump for the defence, and continued to a late hour. At the conclusion of the argument, the Court, by a divided vote, remanded the accused for final trial before Judge Lyons, in February next, and admitted him to bail in $10,000, which he readily gave.