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hat he had obtained for her a substitute for — Saunders, to work on one of the batteries near this city, whereby the said Scott pocketed $30, the nett proceeds of the swindle. An indictment against Martin Maddux, for an assault, was dismissed on defendant paying the cost of court. A rule was awarded against Wm. E. Roane, for not appearing when solemnly called as a witness against James, a slave, charged with felony. Arthur Fergusson was fined $10 by a jury for an assault on Wm Mitchell, on the 26th of December. The court imprisoned him for three months. All of the parties indicted for issuing small notes moved the court in taxing the costs in these cases, to instruct the clerk not to charge the fee of $10 in each case to the Commonwealth's Attorney, which, the court having the good of said attorney's pocket in view, did unanimously refuse, whereupon, said defendants filed their bill of exception to said ruling. Rules were awarded against James E. , E. S. Baber
r stealing 13 pounds of coffee from his master. Tennella Green, a boarder at Ann Thomas's, on Cary street, was arraigned for appearing at the Varieties in men's clothes. She was let off, it appearing to be nothing more than the practical execution of a whim on her part. The case of James Burke, for stealing a pair of pantaloons and a jacket from Sheryl. C. Botts, and sundry other articles, valued at $50, from James C. Levy, was continued for a further hearing. Sam, slave of James Gambel, was ordered to be whipped for throwing stones at persons in an alley, and Lawson, slave of Wm-Ratcliffe, punished for a similar performance in the street. August Engleking and Pat Haley were each fined $10 for keeping their houses open and dispensing liquor on Sunday without a license. John F. Chambers was partly examined on the charge of firing a pistol at Wm Mitchell, one of Major Griswold's officers. He was admitted to Laid in $500 for his appearance on the 20th inst.
Runaway. --Arrested, while attempting to pass on the cars to Staunton, Mary, a girl between 12 and 14 years. She claims to belong to John Waddill, of Staunton. She is now confined in the city jail. For further particulars of the said runaway apply to Officer Wm Mitchell, Provost Marshal's office. de 1--3t
Runaway --Arrested, while attempting to pass on the cars to Staunton, Mary, a girl between 12 and 14 years She claims to belong to John Waddill, of Staunton. She is now confined in the city jail. For further particulars of the said runaway apply to Officer Wm Mitchell, Provost Marshal's office. de 1--3t*