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Fines. --A fine of $10 was imposed upon Henry C. Nothing, at the Mayor's Court, on Saturday, for selling ardent spirits without a license. Edward Griffin paid $2 on behalf of his son, who was taken up for throwing rocks in the street. R. A. Mayo was mu cted in the sum of $2 for a violation of one of the sanitary laws by his servant David.
Runaway. --$25 Reward — For John, a Yellow man, tolerantly bright, with guise a fall head of hair, inclined to be very bushy. He want to the 2d Market with my cart on the 17th of March, and left the cart in the street and has not since been seen or heard from. I will give the above reward if taken in this State and $50 if taken in any other State. John is quite intelligent and very polite. He is about 28 to 30 years old, and has a small scar on one of his hands. He was dressed with blue homespun pants and dark overcoat, and drab-colored felt hat, when he left. He was hired by me of Wm N. Y. about, admit of Jesse Yarbour, dec'd of Hanover. I will pay the above reward and all expenses if delivered to me in Richmond, or lodged in jail, so that I get him again [mh 21 --eod2w*] Edward Griffin.
revent a stop page of the supply of water for the city. The report was laid on the table and ordered to be printed. A petition was presented from a number of respectable residents, asking the Council to amend or modify the present ordinance prohibiting the raising or keeping of a hog or pig within the limits of the city, so as to allow any one so disposed, when said animals are not a nuisance, to raise one or more. The subject was referred to a select committee, consisting of Messrs. Griffin, Haskins, and Crutchfield. Col. Haskins offered the following resolution, which was adopted. Whereas, The entire success of gunboats and iron-clad steamers for all river and harbor defences, has very recently proved the fact that they are superior to any other mode of protection to our city. Therefore, be it. Resolved, by the Council of the City of Richmond. That a committee of five be appointed to inquire into the expediency of building one or more boats or vessels for
ed Wright's wife because the latter objected to a negro girl pitching wood on her head out of the third story window of the tenement jointly occupied by both. Wright deemed it proper to redress his wife's wrongs, and so proceeded to Meyer's room, and the subsequent proceedings took place. Wright was required to give $250 security for his good behavior, and did so. Bernard Meyer was also required to give security to restrain his impetuosity, as was Philip Meisel, who somehow became mixed up in the affair. Policeman Griffin entered a complaint against Wm. McDowell, for being proprietor of a one-horse wagon; which it was claimed he propelled about for hire without providing himself with a license. He was fined. August Green, charged with trespassing on Henry Hardesty, on the Basin, Sunday, while drunk, was delivered to his captain, Cropper. Geo. Rigley, an escaped prisoner from the Lynchburg jail, where he is charged with horse stealing, was committed to be sent back.
Runaway--$25 Reward --For John, A Yellow man, tolerably bright, with quite a full head of hair, inclined to be very bushy. He went to the 2d Market with my cart on the 17th of March, and left the cart in the street and has not since been seen or heard from. I will give the above reward if taken, in this State and $50 if taken in any other State. John is quite intelligent and very polite. He is about 28 to 30 years old, and has a small scar on one of his hands. He was dressed with blue homespun pants, and dark overcoat, and drab-colored felt hat, when he left. He was hired by me of Wm. N. Yarbour, adm'r of Jesse Yarbour dec'd, of Hanover. I will pay the above reward and all expensed if delivered to me in Richmond or lodged in jail so that I get him again. Edward Griffin [mh 21--eod2w]
Runaway--$25 reward --Dr. John, a Fellow man, to bright, with quite a full head of hair, inclined to be very bushy. He want to the 2d Market with my on the 17th of March and left the cart in the street and has not since been seen of heard from. I will give the above reward if taken in this State and $50. If taken in any other State John is quite intelligent and very polite. He is about 28 to 30 years old, and has a small scar on one of his hands. He was dressed with blue homespun pants and dark overcoat, and drab-colored felt hat, when he left. He was hired by me of Wm. N. Yarbour, adm'r of Jesse Yarbour, dec'd, of Hanover. I will pay the above reward and all expenses if delivered to me in Richmond or lodged in jail so that I get him again Edward Griffin [mh 21--eod2w*]
Runaway--$25 reward --For John, A man bright, with quite a full head of hair, inclined to be very bushy. He went to the Market with say cart on the 17th of March and left the cart in the street and has not since been seen or heard from. I will give the above reward if taken in this State, and if taken in any other State. John is quite intelligent and very polite. He is about 28 to 30 years old, and has a small scar on one of his hands. He was dressed with blue homespun pants and dark overcoat. and draft-colored felt , when he left. He was hired by me of Wm N. Yarbour, adm'r of Jesse Yarbour dec'd, of However I will pay the above reward and all expense if delivered to me in Richmond or lodged in jail so that I get him again. Edward Griffin. [mh 21--sod2w*]
Fined. --Thomas J. Ragby was fined ten dollars yesterday for falling to have a nuisance on one of his lots abated, after repeated admonition from officer Griffin to have it attended to.
Not Sustained. --A charge was brought before the Mayor yesterday morning by Edward Griffin, against Patrick Brannan, an Irishman, for stealing $1,000 in Confederate money, belonging to him. The testimony given in this case showed that Brannan had been intimate at the house of Griffin, and that he was perfectly well acquainted with their money secrets, as well as where it was kept; but nothing was elicited to prove that B. had taken the money, and for the charge of felony he was acquitted. stimony given in this case showed that Brannan had been intimate at the house of Griffin, and that he was perfectly well acquainted with their money secrets, as well as where it was kept; but nothing was elicited to prove that B. had taken the money, and for the charge of felony he was acquitted. In consideration, however, of the fact that he had been guilty of dealing in the substitute business, the Mayor announced that B. should connect himself with that useful institution, the chain gang.
n the post-office for letters, and receiving the said letters. It appeared that accused and an older boy on last Sunday morning obtained some twenty-five or thirty letters from box 332 on an order purporting to be signed by Mr. Baptist, but which was a forgery. The forgery having been discovered, and the accused presenting a similar order on Wednesday he was arrested, when he confessed having committed the forgery, and obtained the letters, in which he protested that there was only $10. Officer Seal, who has possession of the first forged order being absent the case was continued, and the boy admitted to ball in the sum of $500. Peter, slave of E. H. Smith, who had been caught by the watchmen on the night before breaking into John O'Neal's cake stand near the First market, and who when arrested violently resisted the officers, was ordered to be whipped. The case of Joseph Needham, charged with stealing a horse worth $2,000 from Edward Griffin, was continued till tomorrow.
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