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efendant was joking. For the drunkenness a fine of $1 was imposed. A case against Isaac Jacobs, for unlawfully obtaining, by false pretences, $225 from Lewis Gitter, was dismissed. The Mayor said there might be grounds for a civil action, but no criminal charge could be maintained. Thomas McDonald, charged with feloniously stealing a horse from Joseph Davis, was acquitted, but committed for want of surety for his good behavior. Jos. Disney, Lawrence McDonald, Peter Disney, Pat Jacobs, Jas Brown, Jas. Travis, and Jas Shannon, for engaging in a general row and fighting in the house of Bridget Laughton, on 17th st. They were let off, and the police were directed to hunt up Pat Conley, who commenced the by coming into the house and striking one of the parties. Abraham, slave of John Knote, Penitentiary Storekeeper, was ordered thirty lashes for stealing a pair of boots, worth $2.50, from his master — valued, however, at $28. Fanny Wilson, living in the city with
gone, at the house of McKinley, near the Central depot. This occurred on Wednesday. Each barrel was worth $840 Officer Crone testified that upon going to McKinley's house the latter first denied having any liquor, and after the barrel was found, told various stories, and stated positively that he had had the barrel itself for twelve months. Frederick Detrick testified that he saw McKinley be gaining for the whiskey with one John McCabe, and afterwards saw McCabe deliver it to McKinley. Pat Jacobs corroborated this statement. The case was sent on. John McCabe, charged with selling the barrel of whiskey knowing it to be stolen, was also sent on for examination. Isaac Jacobs was charged with receiving one pair of blankets valued at $15, the property of Morris Johnson, from whom stolen, who stated that on Tuesday last he found blankets in the prisoner's store, and upon returning with two other members of his corps, the City Battalion they also identified blankets which belo
Police arrest. --Yesterday evening officers Crone and Adams arrested and committed to the cage for examination before the Mayor a man named Pat Jacobs, charged with stealing a gold watch valued at $80, from Simon Fleisher.