Confusion of Tongues.
--Three matrons, named Mrs. White
, Catherine Doyle
, and Catherine Sommers
, made their appearance at the Mayor's Court
yesterday, to answer a charge of assaulting and beating one Michael Sullivan
The complainant told a long story of his wrongs, in which nothing appeared to convict the women of any special offence.--This part, Mr. Sullivan
said, would be related by his wife, who couldn't spake a word of English
Here Mrs. Sommers
interrupted-- ‘"She can spake English enough while she's in the brick row, but plays dummy afore his lordship."’ An interpreter having been found, Mrs. Sullivan
testified in Irish
, and her words, being translated, set forth a very bad state of feeling between the families occupying the ‘"brick row."’ After a patient hearing of the evidence, a deafening gabble among the women, and shrieks and groans from Mrs. White
, the Mayor
determined to continue the case until to day.