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Judge Lyons commenced the November term of his Court yesterday morning at 11 o'clock. During the morning a number of motions in relation to civil causes were heard and disposed of. The Grand Jury met at the appointed hour, and brought in true bills against Jno. Burns, for violently assaulting and beating a man named Kane, and breaking his ribs; and against Henry B. Hernandez, for breaking into a house occupied by one of Mr. J. S. B. Tinsley's servants, and stealing all her furniture and wearing apparel. When the robbery was committed the servant who occupied the house was absent from the city. Her owner, however, got wind of the robbery, and procuring a search warrant, not only found the missing articles in the house of the accused, but the officers discovered a saddle believed to have been stolen, and a revolver.
Hustings Court. --The following business was transacted before Judge Wm.. H. Lyons on Saturday last: The jury in the case of Daniel W. Lea and Robert Brannon, for unlawfully cutting Jno. Burns, were out all day, except when before the Judge for instructions. At the moment of adjournment they brought in a verdict of guilty against both parties, who were each fined $5. The Court imprisoned Lea for 30 days and Brannon for 10 days. Thos. Wilkinson and Jas. Baker, the lads who broke into Henry Miller's shoe shop, on Broad street, about 10 months since, and purloined a lot of boots and shoes, were tried for that offence, adjudged guilty, and sentenced to the Penitentiary for one year. Wilkinson was condemned to a 6 months tour in the city jail, a few days since, for petty larceny. On his last trial he was defended by M. Johnson, Baker by Lewis Randolph. The Grand Jury of this Court assembled on Saturday, but did no business worthy of special mention.
Robert, slave of George Royster, was awarded fifteen lashes for giving a false alarm of fire. John, slave of Robert Smith, was ordered ten lashes for playing ball and making a great noise in the street on Sunday. A number of country darkies, living in the city without lawful authority, were ordered to be punished; also, an unlawful assembly of thirteen negroes, found in the kitchen of Abraham Warwick, without his permission. Robert Ford, a free negro attache of the army, hailing from Frederick, Md., near which place he was taken prisoner, was committed for being in the city without lawful authority. Jno. Burns was arraigned for robbing Jim, slave of Mrs. Minter, on one of the public streets, of a watch, chain, and seal, one pocket-book, containing a watch key, pair of sleeve buttons, one postage stamp, and his pass. The defendant, an ill-looking fellow, was proved guilty by competent testimony, and committed for further examination before the Hustings Court.