with flourishing a cheese knife in the street, to the consternation of sundry men and women, was ordered twenty,--Jesse, a slave of Thomas J. Starke, was charged with having no pass, trying to bite the watchman, and then to have the impudence to have in his possession such a sum of money as thirty nine dollars. For all these offences he was handed over to his master for punishment.--John A. Belvin was fined five dollars for creating a nuisance. --Francis, Betty, and Laura Robinson, free girls of color, were committed for further examination, on a charge of using obscene language in public — Daniel Keyes was dismissed from the charge of stealing $20 from — Maddux, preferred on Tuesday.--Thomas Turpin and Andrew Perdue, charged with stealing newspapers from Ben. H. Doyle, were dismissed with an admonition--Major Wilcox, charged with huckstering, was subjected to the loss of his purchases, by confiscation.--Adolphe Meyer was dismissed from the charge of stealing hay from Shaddock Cosb
corpse out of the ground an unreasonable length of time Mr. Cary emphatically denied; but acknowledged that it had been buried upon his own premises, in excuse for which proceedings he plead ignorance of the law, and that the infant was still-born.
The Mayor, having had the body disinterred and rebuffed, required Mr. Cary to pay the expense attending the same.
No other fine was imposed upon him; but he was admonished that a similar offence would be visited with severer punishment.
Daniel Keyes was charged with assaulting and beating Mary Signiago in her own house.
Mrs Signiago's son testified that the accused came into his mother's house to purchase a box of matches, and because she would not let him have it without first receiving the money, he abused and beat her outrageously.
The absence of witnesses for the defence secured a continuation of the case till this morning.
The following negroes were ordered to be whipped: Emanuel, a slave, charged with stealing a bag of c
st Perkins, charging him with stealing his watch.
Subsequently, Graves placed the warrant in George D. Wootton's hands, and authorized him to obtain an interview with Perkins in order to compromise the matter before bringing it before the public; but that gentleman's efforts towards the accomplishment of a reconciliation failed.
The Mayor, after hearing all the testimony, required security of Perkins, Graves, and a witness, for their appearance before him on Saturday to answer the charge of subornation and perjury.
The case of John Klos, pending for some time on the charge of assaulting and beating Mary, his wife, and turning her out of doors in the night time, was again taken, up and finally disposed of by remanding Klos before the Grand Jury for indictment.
Security for good behavior was required of Daniel Keyes, charged with assaulting and beating Mary Signiago in her own house.
One or two other cases of trifling importance concluded the proceedings of the court.