ar combats known as "rock battles."
William Conners, registered on the book as "the worst boy in town," was committed to jail for attempting to steal a roll of cassimere, valued at $32, from J. B. Fergusson, Brothers & Co.
William J. Summerville appeared to answer a charge of disturbing the peace of the city on Friday night by firing a pistol in the street, and his antecedents being somewhat peculiar, the Mayor required $200 security for his fature good behavior, and $200 more to secure his presence at the Hustings Court.
Mary J. Hampton, a white woman, was committed to jail for vagrancy.
Susan Harris, free woman of color, without a register, received the usual flagellation for drunkenness and disorderly conduct.
Randolph, slave of Thos. J. West, arrested for going at large, was committed.
Frank, slave of W. B. Ross & Co., got 20 stripes for stealing a pair of chickens; and Gabriel, slave of E. S. Turpin, the same punishment for stealing a pair of shoes.