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Mayor's Court. --Before the Mayor, on Saturday, the following cases were considered: Henry M. Jones a detective in the Chief-of-Police office of the Confederate States, was charged with fraudulently obtaining $1,600 in Confederate money upres to comply with his word, Mr. Cook began to suspect the fair dealing of the defendant and insisted upon a settlement. Jones did not have the money, but offered to cancel the debt by selling a negro girl which he claimed as his property. Cook ags unable to find her at either of two places where he had been informed she was living. He then became importunate, when Jones offered to and did sell him the negro man, Jim, giving what the complainant supposed to be a genuine bill of sale, Cook pmpowering him to act as agent for receiving said hire. It was at this stage of the case that Cook obtained a warrant for Jones's arrest. Several witnesses were examined for the defendant, their testimony going to prove that he had been empower