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struck out for liberty. At first she indulged in violent physical persuasion; but finding the bolts and bars of her prison shade too strong for her, she resorted to the bribing process, (which has hitherto worked such wonders in covering over crime,) and shook at the officers a bag of "shiners" which she had in her pocket. All her efforts proved unavailing, however, and the consequence was a night's sojourn in the station house and her appearance before His Honor yesterday morning. Joe Harris was charged with burglariously entering the dwelling house of some person unknown and stealing a lot of flour. In the absence of witnesses for the Commonwealth, the case was continued till this morning. John Camp, a very bad while boy, charged with stealing $10 in the First Market from Geo. Thraves, was committed for want of security for his future good behavior. Ella, slave of Richard James, charged with stealing meat in the Second Market, was ordered to be whipped. Geo W