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The Daily Dispatch: October 1, 1863., [Electronic resource], Two hundred and fifty dollars reward. (search)
Hastings Court. --Judge Lyons presiding.--The docket in this Court is a very long one, but is being disposed of as rapidly as possible. The following cases were tried yesterday: Wm. J. Walker, indicted for stealing a coat worth $50 from Edward Boyle, on the 17th May, was tried and acquitted by the jury. Melissa J. Parmature, indicted for stealing $190 from D. M. Hughes, on 29th July, last, was found guilty by the jury, who fixed her punishment at one year in the penitentiary. James W. Perry, indicted for stealing a gold watch and chain from George F. Sinton, on the 28th of July last, was found guilty by the jury, and his punishment fixed at five years in the penitentiary. Jas. Burke, indicted for stealing wearing apparel worth $50 from James C. Levy and S. C. Botts, on the 17th May. Found guilty of petty larceny and sentenced to jail for four months.