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The Daily Dispatch: January 17, 1862., [Electronic resource], Loss of Southern trade by the Northwest. (search)
nry for examination before the Hustings Court. He is the same youth who last fall, served a term in jail for stealing a lot of sora from a market wagon. Richard Morris, charged with stealing a pocket-book and $10 in money from Peyton Johnston & Bro. Jos. W. Johnston stated that it had been ascertained since the arrest that tart of the store, and when he next saw the young man he was going out. The robbery was discovered shortly afterward, while witness remained there. He did not see Morris enter the store at all. The prisoner was remanded for examination before the Hustings Court. Thomas Collier, a companion of Morris's, and supposed to be the ee Morris enter the store at all. The prisoner was remanded for examination before the Hustings Court. Thomas Collier, a companion of Morris's, and supposed to be the person alluded to by English in his testimony, was arrested yesterday, after the adjournment of the Court, by officer Bibb, and committed to the watch, house.
Mayor's Court. --A formidable docket was presented for the Mayor's, consideration yesterday. We append a summary of the more important cases. Thomas Coiller, charged with stealing money from Peyton Johnston and Brother, Robert England deposed that he was certain the prisoner was the person whom he saw enter the store while he was there. He had on the same clothes and the same general appearance. Had seen him before in company with. Richard Morris. J. W. Johnston deposed that there were taken from the drawer three $5 notes on the Farmers' Bank, another $5 note and several smaller notes; also, some negotiable notes and other papers, which he found the same day in the alley leading from the Gallego Mills to Shockoe Ship. The prisoner was remanded to be examined before the Hustings Court, at the February term, for grand larceny. James P. Neagle, charged with shooting at James. M. Jarrell and hitting a little girl named Mary Mason, child of James B. Mason. This a
Austin Connelly and John T. Smith were examined for feloniously, and by force and violence, and by putting one Frederick J. Gardner in bodily fear, on the 7th of February, stealing, and carrying away from his person, and within his immediate presence, a Colt's revolver and lot of wearing apparel.--Smith was remanded for trial before Judge Lyons. Connelly was ordered to be taken before the Mayor, to be examined for the offence of receiving stolen goods, knowing them to be stolen. Richard Morris and Thomas Collier were examined for stealing, from the store of Peyon Johnston & Brother, on the 14th day of January, a pocket book containing about $15 in bank notes, and a lot of valuable papers. The parties are half grown lads. They were discharged on the allegation made against them, but required to give $300 security for their good behavior. The license granted Alfred A. Heath to keep an ordinary was, with the leave of the Court, transferred for the balance of his term to Wm
Proceedings in the Courts. Hustings Court Wednesday, Nov. 12th, 1862. --Recorder Jas. K. Cankis, presiding.--Messrs. John W. Beveridge, Samuel T. Pulliam, and Wm. O. Taylor, qualified before the Court as Notaries Public, by giving the required bond and taking the oath to support the Constitution of the Confederate States of America. Mrs. Mary H. Smith was fined $10 for allowing her slave David to go at large and hire himself out contrary to law. Thomas Collier and Richard Morris were examined for stealing two thousand two hundred dollars from John McPherson, the keeper of a restaurant on 17th street, opposite the 1st Vegetable Market. The proof being deemed sufficient, they were committed for final trial before Judge Lyons. Thomas Samanni and Cilmer A Lumpkin were arraigned for examination on the charge of having forged and attempted to employ as true and genuine a check for $6,000, payable at the Traders' Bank to the order of West & Johnston, and purporting t
hat the petition aforesaid be dismissed. The number of hogsheads of tobacco involved in this case is 2,550, valued in good times at over $300,000--The property will, no doubt, be delivered to an agent of the French, Government (the real owner) on application. Hustings Court--Judge Lyons's Court was engaged yesterday in the trial of Bernard Gotlich for stealing swine, the property of John Clash, living on Bacon's Quarter Branch. The Jury acquitted prisoner. Thomas Collier and Richard Morris were put on trial for entering the restaurant of John McPherson, near the 1st Market, and stealing $2,200. The trial had not concluded when the Court adjourned, and will be resumed to-day. Called Court--The Aldermen of the Hustings Court were convened in special session yesterday at 11 o'clock at the City Hall, for the examination of Patrick Haley, charged with stealing $65 from Ephraim 8, Dailey. The witness in the case not being present, the examination was adjourned to the regul
Proceedings in the Courts. Mayor's Court-- Thursday, November 27. --George, slave of Diana Gary, arrested by officer Morris on the charge of stealing eleven pounds of coffee, worth $26, the property of George A. Weed, was ordered to be whipped and turned loose. James, slave of Hundley & Cance, was ordered 25 stripes for stealing a bag of sugar and other articles from his owners. Edward Mouldin, found by the police drunk and asleep in an alley, was committed in default of secuThe examination of Richard Mundin, for unlawfully entering the house of Jno. Johnson, the barber, was postponed. Hustings Court--Judge Lyons presiding.--A jury in this Court acquitted on Wednesday night the two youths, Thomas Collier and Richard Morris, charged with entering the restaurant of John McPherson, near the Old Market, and stealing $2,200. Both the prisoners possess no enviable reputations as "bad boys," but the testimony in the case against them was not sufficient to ensure convi
Mayor's Court, Monday, March 2. --James Folks and James Williams, fighting in the street, were required to give security for their good behavior. Thomas Dillashaw, charged with stealing an overcoat from George W. Davis, was committed for further examination. Henry Cary was required to give security for breaking off the door knob of Dr. E. Powell's office. Richard Morris, charged with stealing one Breastpin one overcoat, one black cap, one white hat, two pairs of shoes, and one plate, the whole valued at $945 was sent on for further examination. Robert W. Ashley, charged with being very disorderly in the street, was required to give security for his good behavior. Rufus F. Anderson, charged with drunkenness and disorderly conduct in the Theatre, was fined a dollar. Moses, slave of J. R. Anderson, was ordered five lashes for smoking a cigar in the street. Mackenzie, slave of Geo. Hutton, and Harrison, slave of Dr. Mingo, were whipped for going wit
Cage cases. --The city police made a number of arrests yesterday, an enumeration of which we subjoin: Margaret Williams, arrested by officer Bibb, says she is free, no papers, from Norfolk, put in for abusing Mrs. Caphert's children in the street; Martha J. Scott, a colored individual, circumstanced like Williams, and charged with the same offence, was put in with her; James F. Shelley, a white man, was put in the cage by officer Morris for cheating and defrauding James McNulty out of $100 by selling him a watch pretending it was gold when, in point of fact, it was anything else. Capt. John C. Bentley was put in for getting drunk and abusing and assaulting John P. Ballard in his own house; James M. Lilly was caged for getting drunk and stealing a knife and fork belonging to the proprietor of the American Hotel.
keting a knife and fork belonging to the proprietor of the Columbian Tavern while drunk, was sent to Castle Thunder, to be returned to his company. Mary, slave of Charles E. Kent, was sent before the Hustings Court for trial for going at large, and bailed by her master. Timothy Durgan, who had violently assaulted Jacob Isler in the house of Thos, Phillips, without cause, was discharged on promise of immediately going back to South Carolina, where he bal's from. The case of Richard Morris, charged with stealing a number of articles of wearing apparel belonging to Andrew J. Myer, and of the value of $915, was called and continued until the 4th of March. Martha Williams and Martha J, Scott, two impudent colored females, charged with abusing Mrs. Caphart's children in the street, were respectively ordered twenty lashes, and committed for not having registers of their freedom. Charles Shellingsburg was fined $10 for permitting a nuisance to exist on his lot. Wi
Mayor's Court. --There were a number of petty cases adjudicated before this Court yesterday, an enumeration of which would neither be instructive nor amusing. James F Shabey, charged with defrauding James McNalty out of $100, by selling him a brass watch, pretending it was gold, was called up for an examination, which resulted in his discharge — the watch proving, on examination by an expert, to be a genuine gold watch, and very valuable.--Several soldiers, put in the cage for appearing at the Theatre drunk, on Monday night, and raising a disturbance, were let off.--Richard Morris, charged with stealing sundry articles of personal property belonging to Andrew J Myer, worth $945, had his case continued for another hearing.--Benjamin Williams, one of Major Griswold's Detectives, was summoned up to show cause why he should not be fined for firing a pistol cause why he should not be fined for firing a pistol in the street. His case was likewise continued.
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