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Turning the Scales. --Yesterday morning E. H. Stokes appeared before the Mayor to answer the charge of assaulting and ndisposed on Sunday, he used toddy as a remedy. Meeting Mr. Stokes he drank with him, and as he had been in the habit of eacurity, but could not remember that he eat dinner. Seeing Stokes passing along the hall, and observing some muskets in a corner, Wootten says he picked up one and playfully said to Stokes, "Come here old Ned." With this Stokes advanced upon and gaStokes advanced upon and gave him two or three blows, and then put him out of the house by force of arms. He had no ill feeling towards Stokes, and asStokes, and asked him to retract painful epithets while S. applied to him, but S. did not do so. Mr. Stokes introduced three witnesseMr. Stokes introduced three witnesses, who proved that Mr. Wootton came to his hotel, and being intoxicated, was not only noisy and disagreeable to the guests be Mayor, after hearing the evidence, promptly discharged Mr. Stokes, he having done no more than was his duty as a landlord.