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Michael Finney and three other soldiers were arrested yesterday for being drunk and fighting in the streets. When they were taken up, some of their comrades threatened to rescue them, and thus aroused the ire of the police, who determined that nothing of the sort should be done. During the continuance of the row, in this manner raised, one fellow drew a pistol and threatened to shoot another, but the cap only exploded, when this other snatched the pistol from him and fired it off three times, without damage, however, to any one. The four soldiers were safe in the cage at six o'clock.
to prison. Mickleberry Yarbrough was sent to jail for being drunk and lying on a sidewalk. George Black was sent on for examination on the charge of stealing a watch valued at $150 from James Broderick. Joseph Reller, for stealing six dollars from John O'Brien, was recommitted. John Murphy, John Burns, Wm. Flinn, David Jones, Charles Flannagan, and Alfred Murray, charged with drunkenness and creating disorder, were discharged on the application of their officers. Michael Finney, Michael O'Regan, and a number of other soldiers were sent to jail, to be examined further this morning. Thomas G. Ellington, who professed great penitence, and said he had been in the army of the Northwest, was discharged upon his promising future good conduct. George W. Johnson was committed to jail for being drunk and disorderly in the streets. Wm. Forrester was fined $15, and required to give surety for his future good behavior, for selling ardent spirits to be drunk a
identally got hold of the bags. His Honor ordered him to be corrected for making such a mistake. Mrs. Mary Hollins came forward, and magnanimously dismissed the prosecution which on Saturday she instituted against Bridget Holland for striking her with a flat iron. His Honor told the twain to go in peace, and disturb him no more with their complaints; but it was with great difficulty that the officers could get rid of the ladies, who insisted on making a statement of their grievances to the court--one of them keeping up a constant fire of words until she got out of the room. James Bowen, Michael Sullivan and Michael Finney, who were engaged in a late riot, were remanded to prison to await an indictment in the Hustings Court, on the 2d Monday in November next. Henry, a slave, was ordered 20 lashes for having been found with a ham of bacon, whose possession he could not satisfactorily account for. D. Euker & Co. were fined $20 for creating a nuisance on Pink alley.
hour of closing, was fined $2. John Pendergrast, for garroting John McCarty, and robbing him of $150, was sent on for examination before the Hustings Court. Edmond, slave of Mrs. John Allen, for threatening to cut the heart out of Nathan, slave of H. Stern, was ordered twenty-five lashes. Joe, slave of — Stanard, found with a Liam and shoulder of bacon in a bag, which he alleged he had bought from another negro, was ordered to be whipped. John Donchoe complained that Michael Finney struck him for nothing at all. The complaint was dismissed at defendant's cost. The following cases were continued until to-day: Meriwether Quaries, for stealing $445 from John H. Scribner; Patrick Callaban, for stealing four caps from George S. Beatty, and A. B. Lipscomb, for permitting a blacksmith shop to become a nuisance. The investigation of the fight at the 2d Market, last Saturday, is postponed for one week — Raymond, the principal witness, being too severely beaten to ap