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Mayor's Court. --The case of Wm. Watkins, charged with picking Wm. H. Major's pocket, was resumed yesterday, and the prisoner remanded for examination before the Hustings Court. James Adams, charged with unlawfully and violently assaulting Henry Wright, with a hammer, was sent on for trial, and admitted to bail in the sum of $300. Robert and Collins, slaves of J. L. Carringon, were awarded thirty-nine apiece for assaulting Jos. J. Horn, a white person. Nannie, a slave of Frederick Weisiger, charged with stealing $200 worth of clothing from Willianna Tazewell, was committed to jail as a runaway. The list of drunks and disorderliness was not very numerous yesterday.
wo months. A brief paragraph suffices to dispose of an important case, and it is fortunate, considering that economy of space is desirable in these last times, that all the fashions of old England have not been transmitted to this day and generation. During the time of the "Long Parliament," under Cromwell, it was common among the most fanatical of the fathers of New England Puritanism to adopt scriptural names, some of them consisting of several words of a favorite text. We subjoin the names of a jury said to have been empaneled in Sussex, England, which presents a fair sample of the names of that period, and may serve to amuse the reader: Accepted Trevor, Redeemed Compton, God Reward Smart, Earth Adams, Kill Sin Pimple, Be Faithful Joiner, Fight the Good Fight of Faith White, Hope for Bending, Meek Brewer, Faint Not Hewitt, Make Peace Heaton, Stand Fast on High Stringer, Called Lower, Return Spelman, Fly Debate Roberts, More Fruit Fowler, Weep Not Billing, Graceful Hurding.
tment, Milledgeville, Ga., Nov. 18th, 1861. Col. Jared I. Whitaker, Commissary General, &c.,Colonel: I have learned that there is now a considerable quantity of salt in the depot of the Central Railroad at Savannah, and I have notified Mr. Adams, the Superintendent of the road, that he is required to detain it in the depot subject to your order, for the use of the army. You are hereby instructed to take charge of the salt, and give Mr. Adams your receipt for it. When the owners presenMr. Adams your receipt for it. When the owners present their claims you will pay each five dollars per sack, which I consider just compensation. As we shall need a very considerable quantity for public use, you will inform me of any which you may find in the hands of speculators of traders who are selling at more than five dollars per sack with freights from Savannah added, and I will give you directions as to the seizures necessary to be made. No seizures will be made of any supplies in the hands of persons who are selling to the people at five