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Hustings Court. --Yesterday Judge Lyons' Court spent the morning session in the trial of Patrick Tiernan, charged with feloniously shooting Lafayette Brooks, in his own house. Tiernan, being intoxicated, called at Brooks's store to purchase aTiernan, being intoxicated, called at Brooks's store to purchase a pipe. Brooks told him he had no pipes; but the prisoner insisted upon making a search to satisfy himself. On attempting to go behind the counter, Brooks forced him back and a scuttle ensued. Tiernan premises, threatening to be avenged. In the cTiernan premises, threatening to be avenged. In the course of the evening Tiernan returned with a loaded pistol, walked up to Brooks who was sitting by the store and presented the pistol to his head. Brooks seeing the weapon sprang up to defence himself, but as he did so Tiernan fired, the ball enterTiernan fired, the ball entering Brooks's neck. The jury, after hearing the evidence, found the accused guilty of felonious shooting with intent to kill, and fixed his term of imprisonment at five years in the penitentiary. The Judge soon after this passed sentence on the pri