--A number of cases, in no wise distinguished for brilliancy of outline or denouement, occupied the attention of his Honor on yesterday.
, heretofore bailed by J. M. Conrad
, was given up by his surety, and falling into the clutches of the police, received his original sentence in default of a new voucher.--Frederick Appelius
was ‘"up"’ for threatening to shoot Sam Cohen
with a pistol.
could neither tell the size of the pistol or the prospective amount of injury he might sustain from its discharge, and the defendant was let off.--Wm. F. Graham
, who complained of C. T. Bear
for ‘"seeking a difficulty with him"’ by writing notes of a belligerent character, demanding explanation, &c, (dated on the 27th and 29th of March,) alleging that he feared an attack on sight, &c., had the latter held to bail in order to restrain his warlike propensities.--Philip Colgin
, who had threatened on several occasions to make ‘"daylight shine"’ through Edward Ellett
, was arraigned because the latter had no particular fancy for sunny luxuries.
doubting Colgin's right to declare war on his own hook, sent him to jail in default of surety to preserve the entente cordiale.
, arrested on the complaint of Adolph Shaul
, for receiving a keg of lead, knowing the same to have been stolen, was committed until 9 o'clock on the 6th of April. The defendant in this case came from Solitude, a locality prolific in vicious attainments.--Wm. J. Smith
, arrested by officer Davis
for getting drunk, (conveyed to the cage on a dray,) was admonished and discharged.--John Sullivan
, arrested by Lieut. Carter
, of the night police, for sticking a fork in the hand of Catharine, his wife, was let off — his better half considerately forgiving the slight indiscretion, and refusing to appear.--William, slave of W. M. Dade
, arrested as a runaway, and for trespassing on E. Bossieux
, was whipped and let off — George Lord
, (from Solitude,) a suspicious character, arrested for having a stone in his handkerchief and a brick in his hat, was sent down, having no friend present willing to go bail that he would not infringe moral or statute law during the pendency of the bond.--Bernard Meyer
was arraigned on the complaint of Henry Sterns
, for feloniously obtaining by false pretenses, $900 worth of ready-made clothing
with intent to defraud, &c. A good deal of testimony as to cuteness, double-dealing, chicane, making twice two eight, &c., was given in, mostly by members of the Hebrew persuasion.
was unable to determine, on the facts presented, who was to blame legally, so he continued the case till next Tuesday, at 9 o'clock--Isaac Jacobs
entering $500 bail for the appearance of the defendant.