--Mayor's Court, yesterday.
--Three whits boys and one negro were arraigned on the charge of having been engaged in a ‘"rock battle"’ on Carey street, just within the corporation line.
The negro boy was ordered to be switched, and Charles McCloy
, James Green
and La Vega Dabney
, the whites, were fined $1 each, which, of course, the parents had to pay.
, Mary Cushing
, and Mary McDonough
were before the Court
on the charge of assault and battery committed upon Mrs. Hannult Satil
S. told her story in broken English
, charging the accused with scratching, benting, kicking, and otherwise maltreating her though she had never disturbed them in any way. They gave surety in $100 each to be of good behavior for twelve months.
Richard J. Lipford
, charged with unlawfully taking and carrying away a mare, the property of Alexander C. Haskell
, was admitted to buil in $150 for his appearance before the Mayor
to-morrowmorning to answer the accusation, and in a like sum for his good behavior in the mean time.
The prisoner seems to have borue heretofore a good character, and to have committed the offence in question while under the influence of ardent spirits, from the effects of which he was evidently still suffering much, frembling, as he did, like a leaf.
James Staves and Christina Woods, free, and Frank, a slave of N. C. Crenshaw
, charged with fighting and disturbing their neighbors.
Case continued till this morning.
Caroline A brams was fined one dollar for drunkenness, and required, on evidence of having disturbed her neighbors, to give surety in $150 for her good behavior for twelve months; which she gave; avowing at the same time her determination to leave the city.
came up to answer the charge of keeping an ill-governed and disorderly house, where people make a great noise to the disturbance of the neighborhood.
The witnesses testified that Moore
is a peaceable man, but his wife was guilty of the offences laid to his charge.
His Henor thought that fact no excuse for Moore
, and told him he was responsible for the proper government of his household; to which remark a German witness in the case, whose tone indicated intense earnestness, responded, audibly, ‘"certainly."’ However, the case was continued till this morning, and the officers directed to have Mrs. Moore
present as well as her husband.
John Gold, a soldier, a deserter, was remanded to jail.
William Walls came forward to withstand a variety of accusations — namely, assanlting and beating William O'Brien
, and threatening to kill him, and selling ardent spirits on Sunday, and also without license.
He was fined $16 for violating a city ordinance; required to give surety in $150 for his appearance to answer an indictment in the Hustings Court for assault and battery, and also for keeping an ordinary without license, and in a like sum for his future good behavior.
Wails asked the privilege of questioning the witness before the case was disposed of, and of course it was granted to him. Instead, however, of doing so, he commenced telling his own story, and could not be induced to question O'Brien
; wherefore he was ordered to be silent.
was fined $5 for keeping her house, where ardent spirits are sold, open after 10 o'clock on the night of the 12th inst., and $5 for having it open last Sunday, and required to give surety for her good behavior hereafter.
was fined $10 on a similar charge.--Thomas Bradford
$15 on a similar one.
's case, a similar one, was continued at his request until this morning.
, charged with assaulting and beating Maria Lanay
Case continued till to-day.
, case of assault and battecy, was discharged at the instance of the complainant, Joseph Stackey
, after paying the costs of the warrant.
was brought up on a like charge, made against him by an old vagrant named Henry Meyer
The evidence showed that the prosecution was most likely a malicious one, and Eukster was discharged.
Courad Fearing, a deserter from the 5th company, 13th Regiment Louisiana Volunteers, was committed to jail as person of ill fame, his lieutenant being present and declaring that he would not give thirty cents for him.