--This Court was in session yesterday, and transacted some criminal, as well as civil business.
and Arthur B. O'Keafe
, indicted for a misdemeanor, were arraigned for trial, and entered a general demurrer to the indictment, the Commonwealth
's Attorney joining in the demurrer.
Joseph Woof, convicted of a misdemeanor in August last, and sentenced to three months imprisonment and to pay the costs of prosecution, was discharged from jail yesterday, the Court
being satisfied of his insolvency.
Joseph Calvin Henry
, held in jail to be indicted for a misdemeanor, was discharged from jail yesterday, the Grand Jury
having failed to indict him.
, charged with feloniously assaulting and beating Elizabeth Talley
with intent to maim, disable and disfigure her, on the 13th of October, was examined before the Court
yesterday for the offence, and sent on to be tried before Judge Lyons
Richard, slave to Thomas W. Wooldridge
, was convicted before the Hustings Court yesterday, of stealing $600 from Pleasant Hill
, a free negro, and ordered to receive nine and thirty lashes.
The trial of Allen Nunnally
, indicted for keeping a disorderly house, was commenced yesterday, and will be concluded to-day.