e he had seen fit to use an axe on Kelley, in the way of adjustment, to convince him of the impropriety of his conduct.
Both parties were required to give $150 security for their good behavior.--A muss having occurred in the stable of Mr. Thomas Duke, on 17th street, between Curtis, one of Mr. D.'s hands, and a stray darkey, named Dabney, both were caged for breaking the peace.
It appeared that Curtis had been too much for Dabney, the latter receiving considerable punishment, owing to the superior science of his antagonist.
The Head of Police, deeming that superior intelligence should be rewarded, bestowed on Curtis a token in the shape of twenty-five lashes.--Two cases of alleged assault and battery were heard and dismissed.
In one, Milly Brown was charged with beating Martha J. Morris.
In the other, Margaret Wilson was said to have performed the same operation on Susan Mann.--Rudolph Castleburg was fined five dollars for allowing a nuisance to accumulate on a lot owned by him.