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rested John, slave of Robt. B. Mills, and a certificate was granted him for the arrest of a runaway.--Ishmael Roberts, Bill Byrd, and Bill Newton, free negroes, and a half dozen slaves, owned by various persons, were caged for being in an unlawful assembly in the kitchen of David W. Hughes.--The darkeys were punished, and David W. and Richard Hughes were held to ball for their appearance before the Mayor to-day — the latter for having fifteen counterfeit ten cent pieces in his possession.--Wm. C. Gay, arrested for drunkenness and lying on the sidewalk, was detained.--Yesterday. (Sunday.) Betsey Miller, white, was "taken up" for being drunk and using obscene language in the street. Betsey continued the same course of conduct after incarceration, and, no doubt, to-day she will "go down" in default of a voucher for her future demeanor. In addition to the above, Joshua, slave of P. H. Russell, was punished for stealing bacon from Chas. Bates.--Wm. Amos, free negro, for playing the gentl