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Sent to the chain-gang. --William Leiber and Martin Murphy were arraigned before the Recorder Saturday charged with being "men of evil name, fame and reputation, and having no visible means of support." Officers Griffin, Hicks, Kelly, and Seal gave very decided testimony that the general character of these men was bad, when the Recorder sent each of them to the chain-gang for ninety days in default of security in the sum of $500 for their good behavior.
ignified his readiness to appear against the other two, and readily gave their names to the officers, denying on his part any intention to commit a wrong. The officer sent to arrest the parties who escaped failed to find them, and testified to the good reputation of the prisoner; he was considered a young man of fine character, in his Captain's opinion, and was one of his best soldiers. Upon this evidence, and the promise of Forrest to return immediately to camp, he was discharged. Philip, slave of Wm. E. Thornton, arrested without a pass and improperly out in the street selling papers, was sent to jail till called for by his master. John R. Mountcastle was fined $10 for driving a pair of horses at an unlawful gait down one of the public streets. Martin Murphy, sent to the chain-gang on Saturday for failure to give security for good behavior for ten months, in the sum of $500, has been liberated therefrom, the proper security being given His Honor yesterday morning.
Arrested. --Officer Moore, on Saturday evening, arrested, in Screamersville, Henry Westford, for stealing a saddle, bridle, and pair of spurs from Martin Murphy. The officer recovered all of the stolen articles.
d to have been stolen. The negro was discharged, the bags being all right. Henry Westford, charged with stealing a saddle, bridle, and pair of spurs from Martin Murphy, was sent on to the Hustings Court. It was proved that Murphy had left the saddle, etc., at a woman's house in Screamersville, and Westford knowing the fact sMurphy had left the saddle, etc., at a woman's house in Screamersville, and Westford knowing the fact sent a negro for the saddle in Murphy's name, and sold it to Mr. Joseph H. Colquitt for $65. R. G. Smithers was fined $3 for driving his wagon across the pavement of Broad street. August B. Lipscomb was charged with receiving a large lot of horse shoes, stolen from Nance& Oliver. It appearing that the shoes had been stolMurphy's name, and sold it to Mr. Joseph H. Colquitt for $65. R. G. Smithers was fined $3 for driving his wagon across the pavement of Broad street. August B. Lipscomb was charged with receiving a large lot of horse shoes, stolen from Nance& Oliver. It appearing that the shoes had been stolen beyond the corporate limits, the case was sent to the county. Kate Conners, charged with using abusive and indecent language to Margaret A. Packenham, was required to give security to keep the peace.