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, it was missing. About 11o'clock the same evening, he found it in the possession of the defendants and a third person, which last escaped. The case was continued to Monday, to afford the defendants an opportunity to procure witnesses.--Daniel Collins, alias Michael Stephens, charged with being drunk and lying on a sidewalk, was discharged, upon assuring the Court that he could find his way back to his camp.--John T. Smith, the same above named, was charged with assault and battery upon Julia Selden. Case continued to Monday.--Isaac Levy appeared in discharge of his recognizance entered into Friday morning, to answer the charge of throwing stones at Martha Williams. He gave surety in $150 for his good behavior for twelve months.--The case of Stavethoper & Hansler, charged with creating a unissued, was continued to the 10th.--John H. Cook, charged with violently assaulting and beating Denis Wren, was required to give surety to keep the peace for twelve months, and for his appearance
lliam, 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 Riddell and Smith, charged with stealing a horse and buggy from Davis & Hutcheson, was continued to Thursday. One of the accused, Riddell, having produced a witness who saw him get into the buggy some time after it was stolen, was admitted to bail in $150 for his appearance Thursday.--The case of the same Smith, for assault and battery upon Julia Selden, was continued to this morning.--Eleven negro boys were ordered to be switched with willows, and several white boys' parents were fined $1 each, for that the said boys, white and black, had been engaged in a fight, or battle of stones, between the "Butchertown cats" and the "hill boys."--Solomon, a slave, was ordered fifteen lashes for throwing stones in the market.--Jacob Keck was complained against by Mr. Tyler for selling fresh meat in the New Market after eight o'clock Saturday night,
gnized the witnesses to appear at the same time. James Ryan came forward to answer the accusation of insulting Anna Dobson; but as the prosecutrix did not appear, he was discharged. George Meyer, George S. Stultz, and Martin Egan, were each fined $10 for keeping their houses, where ardent spirits are sold, open on Sunday last; and Mrs. Botto $5 for having an unlawful assembly of six negroes in her house on the same day. John T. Smith was arraigned for assaulting and beating Julia Selden. Julia appeared as a Commonwealth's witness; but as her story lengthened, her heart relented, until finally smiles wreathed her face when the counsel for the accused put certain questions to her tending to show the relations subsisting between the parties. She confessed that she was enamored of Smith, and that she had followed him up pretty closely and annoyed him a good deal, protesting, however, that he had caused her much more annoyance — her who had, she thought, so many claims upon
t a comrade of Kelley's, named Downes, was most dangerously stabbed at the same time. He was conveyed to a Military Hospital, in the lower part of the city, and on Saturday was not expected to live. Alice Hargrove, and a "pal" of her's named Julia Selden, were caged for keeping a disorderly and ill-governed house, and for being primarily the cause of the affray. The authorities intended to use both of them as witnesses on the Coroner's inquest, which was appointed to take place at 11 o' clock inquest over the body of deceased, and elicited considerable testimony, which we are not permitted to insert for want of room. Enough was testified to show that several other ruffians besides Duff were engaged in the melee. Alice Hardgrove, Julia Selden, Susan Beveridge, L. M. Carter, (policeman.) Ann Lee, Mary Jones, and M Petzenhardt, were examined as witnesses, by whose testimony it was shown that a certain McKay, one Frank, and a man named Bub Moore, who, together with Dick Duff. are al