, charged with stealing from the mail car of the Danville railroad $2,300 in old issue notes and a $2,000 check, not appearing, the matter was postponed till another day.
Henry, a slave, arrested on Saturday night with a counterpane and a pair of socks in his possession, supposed to have been stolen, was ordered to receive ten lashes.--Jane, slave, of Sarah Swords, charged with receiving the same, was also ordered to be whipped.
Similar punishment was inflicted upon Andrew, slave of Lowry Burns, charged with drunkenness in the street and trespassing upon the premises of James Pendleton.
Jerry and Morris, slaves of Andrew McDowell, were charged with stealing two coats from R. M. J. Paynter. Mr. Paynter testified that some months since two cloth coats were stolen from his room, and nothing was known of them till Sunday, when he saw the accused wearing them in the street.
When accosted by Mr. P., they informed him that they had purchased them of a Jew woman on Main street; bu