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Mayor's Court, yesterday. --Hezekiah Scott, a free negro, was ordered thirty-nine lashes for cursing a white man, named William Tenant.--Page Walker was called up, his Honor thinking that his imbecility might have been caused by liquor, but was not punished. He was arrested for walking on the roof, and near the eves, of his dwelling-house, to the disturbance of the neighborhood. --Monroe Jordan, free negro, was ordered to be whipped for being drunk and disorderly. --Dennis Lynch, charged with assaulting Cora A. E. Carter, a free negress, was discharged.--James Finnegan, arrested for being drunk and lying on a sidewalk, was discharged.--Daniel Ryan was also discharged. His offence was similar to that of Finnegan.--Martin Connelly, a drunken and disorderly soldier, was committed to jail to await the orders of his officers.--William, a slave of Daniel Trueheart, was sentenced to be whipped for resisting an officer who ordered him to stop smoking in the streets.--The case of Riddel
Lynch vs. Shea, --Among the cases before the Mayor yesterday, was that of Dennis Lynch, who had been arrested at the suit of the Commonwealth for making certain felonious as well as personally disagreeable openings in the side of James Shea with a sword. A petty dispute led to the drawing of the instrument and the speedy insDennis Lynch, who had been arrested at the suit of the Commonwealth for making certain felonious as well as personally disagreeable openings in the side of James Shea with a sword. A petty dispute led to the drawing of the instrument and the speedy insertion of the blade by Dennis into the side of his opponent. The testimony showed the excavation to be a pretty extensive one, and led to the inference, on the Mayor's part, that it was not the fault of the irate Dennis that it was not larger. Acting as the guardian of the rights of the people, which had been infringed by the haone, and led to the inference, on the Mayor's part, that it was not the fault of the irate Dennis that it was not larger. Acting as the guardian of the rights of the people, which had been infringed by the hasty action of Lynch, the official sent him to jail, to be examined before a called Court of Hustings on the 24th of April.
Called courts. --Wm. D. Bowman is to be examined before a called Court of Hustings tomorrow, for the alleged murder of George Bailey, and Dennis Lynch on the succeeding day, for feloniously stabbing James Shea with a sword.
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The called Court. --There was to have been a called Court yesterday on W. D. Bowman, charged with the murder of George Bailey, but in consequence of witnesses for the defendant being absent on the Peninsula the case was continued until the next term. There will be a called Court to-day on Dennis Lynch, charged with stabbing James Shea with a sword, about a week since. The witnesses in this case will no doubt be present.
Sent on for trial. --Dennis Lynch was examined before a called Court of Hustings, consisting of Recorder Caskie and others, yesterday at 11 o'clock, at the City Hall, for having, on the 6th of April, thrust a sword in the leg of James Shea. The offence comes under the head of felonious, but the examination did not show any great amount of its chief ingredient, malice. The defendant was sent on, but the Court allowed him to give $500 bail for his appearance before Judge Lyons.
Grand Jury presentments. --The following presentments were made yesterday by the Grand Jury of Judge Lyons's Court, John Purcell, Esq, acting as foreman: John Fritz Kreibel and John E. Lehmoney, for the murder of Philip Saulter, on the 10th of February. Thomas L. Anglo for stealing $107 from Ambrose Barrett, on the 18th of February. Geo. W. Cassiday, for stealing $200 worth of goods from James Warden, on the 27th of April. Dennis Lynch, for stabbing James Shea, on the 6th of April. Wm. D. Bowman, for killing George Bailey, on the 7th of April. Julius Sholly, for robbing John W. Gravely of $100 at the Columbian Hotel, on the 6th of April. James and John Barry, for stabbing Henry Rose on the 25th of February. The indictments prepared in the case of Patrick Behan, charged with stealing $64 from Edward Doran on the 29th of April, and in the case of John Foley, charged with stealing $29 from an unknown person, were returned not true bills.
Indictments. --The Hustings Court Grand Jury, yesterday, made the following indictments: John Hagan, charged with extorting forty dollars from James Evans, a man of mixed blood; Austin Conley, for receiving stolen goods, knowing them to be stolen; George W. Cassidy, for burglariously entering the store of John Does, and taking sundry goods therefrom; Edward Keiling, for aiding and abetting Charles Moore alias Richard Wright, in stabbing Frederick Smith, in March last; William Blankenship, for shooting Geo. Crow, on the 10th of February last; James Austin, for stealing railroad car springs on the 1st of February last; Christopher Kissel, for receiving stolen car springs from James Austin, knowing them to be stolen. The case of Dennis Lynch, charged with stabbing James Shea, was called at the instance of the prisoner's counsel, Mr. Gilmer, and continued until the next term.
Hustings Court. --On Saturday the following cases were tried before Judge Lyons: Roger Kenan, indicted for stealing money from J. S. Bonyer, was convicted and sent to the penitentiary for five years. Dennis Lynch, indicted for stabbing and cutting a man named Shea, was acquitted. Antonio Solice, indicted for stealing a quantity of bacon from W. K. Smith, was convicted and sent to the penitentiary for three years.
f such a nature that the Mayor committed the accrued for examination for felony, before a called Court on the 7th of May The case of John Murphy, for shooting Martin Callahan in the mouth with a pistol butict, near the Old Market, a few days since, was called; but the witness being unable, from his wounds, to appear and testify, the examination was continued until Saturday. James Shaw was committed for examination on the 5th, on the charge of unlawfully assaulting his wife. Dennis Lynch was examined for aiding and abetting Peter Howard in stealing Whilam Stewart's pocket book, containing $200 and was acquitted. Francis McNamara, charged with beating his wife, failing to give security to keep the peace, was sent to jail. Patrick Call, James Wall, and Mike O'Brien were arranges ford orderly conduct; and breaking down the door of Lucy Timmons's house. All were required to give $300 security for their good behavior and none did so save O'Brien. James Currin w