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Charge of burglary. --Yesterday morning a man called James Wood, an Englishman by birth, but a deserter from the Yankee army and now a paroled prisoner, was arrmitted for trial. Officer Perrin, at the time he arrested Jacques, noticed that Wood was a lodger in the same room. On Saturday last Mrs. Stevens received inforld and silver, that had been stolen from her. Being afraid to take it, she asked Wood to receive it for her, which he did, and afterwards paid it to her in her own hohat Mrs. S. had recovered more of her money, saw her about it, and learning that Wood had brought it to her arrested him. --Before the Mayor Mrs. Stevens exonerated WWood, and he in turn gave the name of William Leonard as the man of whom he received the money. With these facts before him the Mayor acquitted Wood of the burglary, Wood of the burglary, but retained him in custody to make inquiries as to why he has- been set at liberty and granted the privilege of the city, he being a Federal deserter.