nocking Wm. H. Stywater on the nose, and damaging that article, on Broad street, on Sunday.
It was proved that the darkey was drunk and run against Stywater, opposite Mark Downey's house, "and kinder pushed him on one side," when, being spoken to, "he squared off" and inflicted the injury complained of. He was punished.--Sam Short, slave of Elizabeth T. Smith, was tried for stealing a basket containing a lot of pies and cakes, but was acquitted on proving that he purchased the articles.--Jno. Barry gave bail to appear that morning and answer the charge of making a personal demonstration of a warlike character against Timothy Sheehan.--Frederick Thompson was arraigned for feloniously entering in the night time the canal boat Benj. W. Green, and stealing two dollars from Presley, a slave in charge of the craft.
Committed until to-day.--Lewis H. Strump was committed for a month in default of bail, to be of good behavior.
He was charged with drinking too much, and fighting with Jos. Wo