--A free negro, named Dick Adams
, was arraigned before the Mayor
yesterday, to answer the charge of stealing $12 in money from Mrs. Mary Chriver
, on Wednesday morning. Mrs.
C. keeps a small grocery in the upper part of the city.
While she was attending to her child, Dick
walked in to get a drink of water, and immediately after the money was missed.
ordered the prisoner to be flogged.
From this decision an appeal was taken to the Hustings Court.