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Police Arrests. --The civil police yesterday effected the arrest of a free negro, named Elias, for enticing a slave to secede from his lawful owner.--Dick Carter, who says he is free, but had "no papers," was locked up for having a lot of clothes, it was supposed he had stolen.--Thomas Farrell, a white man, was locked up for getting drunk and trespassing on R. Grinwald's premises.
Juvenile thieves. --Four lads, named William Robinson and William Wickers (negroes), and Dick Carter and John Camp (white), were caught in a house yesterday stealing tobacco, and straightway marched off to Major Croft's hotel. The oldest of these promising juveniles is only fifteen.
message as relates to railroads be referred to the Committee on Roads and Internal Navigation, and that they inquire into the expediency of selling the interest of the State in said railroads." Passed. The bill adthorizing the Richmond and Petersburg Railroad Company to borrow money was taken up and read a third time. The ayes and noes were ordered, and a lengthy debate ensued, in which Messrs. Russell, Gilmer and Bolling took active part. The bill was passed almost unanimously, Mr. Carter only voting against it. On motion of Mr. Coleman, of Louisa, a bill to authorize the Central Railroad Company to borrow three hundred thousand dollars was taken up, read twice and ordered to be engrossed. On motion of Mr. Gilmer, of Richmond, an act to increase the capital stock of the Richmond, Fredericksburg and Potomac Railroad Company was taken up and passed. A bill to incorporate the Virginia Insurance Company was read twice and ordered to be engrossed. Mr. Bolling
Mayor's Court. --Two white boys, named Dick Carter and John Camp, were before the Mayor yesterday, charged with stealing a quantity of tobacco from the warehouse of Mr. C. G. McMurray, in Lumpkin's alley. The evidence was sufficient to justify the Mayor in remanding them for further examination before the Hustings Court. The remainder of the session was occupied in disposing of cases involving drunkenness and disorderly conduct, a detail of which would not interest our readers.