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Hustings Court.

--This Court of Justices concluded its November term on Saturday last, after disposing of the following cases, to wit.

Donald McKenzie, indicted for a misdemeanor, nolle prosequi entered by the advice of the Court, on the defendant's paying cost.

Henry Burruss, indicted for a misdemeanor, plead not guilty, and gave bail to answer at the next term.

James Axibean, charged with stabbing John Lewis on the 1st November, was remanded to jail, to be examined at the December term, for felony.

Daniel Tace, indicted for a misdemeanor, entered into bonds to answer at the next term.

Wm. F. Simms, indicted for an assault, gave bail to appear at the December term.

Thomas Jones, W. B. Jones, B. W. Joiner, William T. King,Wm. H. Tyler and J. S. Robertson, informations for misdemeanors.-- Nolle prossequi entered by advice of the Court.

Edward Moore, indicted for a misdemeanor was tried, found guilty, and sentenced to jail for six months.

Charles Ripley, found guilty of a misdemeanor, paid the fine and costs, and was discharged.

Thomas Collins, indicted for a misdemeanor gave ball to answer at the next term.

John O'Keafe and Arthur B. O'Keafe, indicted for a misdemeanor were found guilty by the jury and fined The Court then sentenced them to thirty years imprisonment in jail.

William Hughes, convicted of misdemeanor in November, 1859, and sentenced to jail for one year, was discharged from prison, he being insolvent and unable to pay the fine and costs.

The Court then adjourned to the next regular term.

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