--Yesterday the court-room was thronged with an auditory of interested spectators, and the prisoners dock (as usual on Monday morning,) crowded with delinquents.
The following cases were disposed of: Edward Langley
, of Baltimore
, was remanded for indictment by the Grand Jury
for taking forcible possession of a $5 note belonging to Wm. L. Fleckenstein
, on Sunday.
He failed to give $150 bail, and was sent down.--Jose Ezcepea
was committed in default of $100 bail, failing to give security for threatening to assault Marie Luzarinl
was required to give security for assaulting Mitchell L. Adams
, one of the city watch, who had arrested him for disorderly conduct.
did not do it.--Meri-weather Roach
, who has been often before the Mayor
, (and has an ancient look and fish-like smell.) was arraigned for a physical demonstration against Frederick Unland
, on Sunday, and for threatening to kill B.M. Morris
, police officer, who repaired to his assistance.
His name was enrolled as a member of the Chain-Gang for 50 days on failing to give $200 security.--Frances Loving, who unites the two characteristics, fair and frail, in admirable proportions, was sent back to jail, (from which she was discharged on the 16th,) on the charge of getting insensibly drunk and lying down in the street on Saturday.--Geo. W. Johnson
, for the same offence, prefaced with "staggering about," was committed in default of surety, and sent to the Chain-Gang for 60 days.--Bill Cooper
, lately punished for stealing a pair of boots and confined in default of surety, gave Wm. H. Herbert
bail, and was released.
Bill's father wished to enter a claim for jail fees heretofore paid for him. The Mayor
said he could apply in two days, the time he allotted Cooper
to enjoy his last instalment of freedom.--W. A. Irving
, summoned up for his sons throwing iron balls in the street — case continued till to-morrow.-- J. Laughlin
, arrested for assaulting Tim
was acquitted. --Case of J. Francis
for selling the ardent, without a license, was continued. --Case of John Wrenn
, arrested by his son for fighting his wife, was continued. --Samuel Gaines
, free, arrested for getting drunk and lying in the street, thought "Massa Lincoln would give him his rights," whereupon the Mayor
gave him 20 as a first instalment on Lincoln
's behalf — Jas. Naylor
, "no place to stay," and staggering about the streets — sent to jail, and ordered to work in the Chain-Gang for 60 days.--Kate Thompson
, free, was ordered 15 lashes for going about with papers out of date.--Geo. W. Burke
, arrested for getting drunk and attempting to break down one of the Columbian Hotel
doors, proved to be a dumb man with a decided penchant for "toddy." He had a letter from the Governor
to the authorities of the Fredericksburg railroad, asking them to forward him to Washington
, and he told the Mayor
that he was going on a pilgrimage to see if Lincoln
would not give him work.
sent an officer to see whether he would be sent free, and after ascertaining that he would be forwarded, ordered him to be confined in jail till yesterday evening, and then to be put on board the cars.
The party in this instance had received a fine education, as he could write splendidly, and express himself grammatically. --Geo. Kerr
, for assaulting Morris Dennis
yesterday morning, was required to give surety for his good behavior, and the case was sent before the Grand Jury
, which meets on the 2d Monday in May.