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Yesterday the Mayor presided with his usual grace and dignity, but as our report shows, did not do anything specially brilliant, the material for any clever performance being non est. Case of Wm. Reynolds, for an assault (characterized in the bench warrant as "violent,") on Benedict Simon, was continued until the 29th.--Martha, slave of Jas. Bolton, was ordered twenty-five lashes for assaulting and attempting to cut Mrs. Harvey with a knife.--Gabe Smith, Sue Mosby, Joe Adams, and Kate Hall, free negroes, here without permission from a neighboring county, were sent to jail to be transported back.--Bill Scott, free, charged with an attempt to swindle, was again brought up and remanded, and Wm. White a black man, who had pestiferously obtruded himself on the proprietor of the Exchange Hotel, was set to work on one of the batteries near the city.--Edward Keeling, the Baltimorean charged with aiding to stab Fred Smith and break into Mary Waden's house in