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Accident. --Miss Hatty James, a vocalist, was severely burnt at the Gaieties Saloon, in New York, on Friday night, by her dress taking fire from the uncovered footlights of the stage. Her face, arms and breast, were badly burnt, and her professional career is ended, even should she recover.
Hustings Court. --Aldermen Sanxay, Bray Timberlake and Regnault, presiding. C. Burging, for permitting his slave James to go at large, pleaded guilty, and was fined ten dollars and costs. Commonwealth vs. John Henry Lambert, an indictment for a misdemeanor. This matter having been settled between the defendant and prosecutor, a nolle prosequi was entered on payment of costs. Charles, slave of Cornelius B. Lipscomb, was found guilty of larceny, and sentenced to twenty-five lashes. Commonwealth vs. Wm. Kingstry, presentment for an assault. A capias was awarded against the defendant, returnable to the next term of the Court. William, a slave, the property of Thomas Emmett, was found guilty of setting fire to the premises of John T. West, and condemned to sale and transportation beyond the limits of the United States, for the term of his natural life. This negro is a small boy. The Court fixed his value at $600, if sold publicly, under a knowledge of the