ant and robbing him of an overcoat, a breastpin, and $20 in money, were called; but the Recorder, being Indisposed to take up any case which had previously been before the Mayor, put off the examination till this morning.
C. J. Brown and Charley White, charged with turning on the gas at Metropolitan Hall after it had been turned off by order of the Inspector of Gas, were fined $5. In this case the evidence proved that the gas had been turned off through the instrumentality of Lee Mallory, the former lessee; that the building, since the 22d of February, instant, has been under the sole management of Messrs. Brown & White, who had, in every sense of the word, complied with the terms of their contract; but that the officers in charge of the gas department had not been apprised of the true state of the case.
The Recorder took the ground that as the gas had been turned off by direction of the inspector, an offence had been committed in turning it on without his consent, although he