--The attendance at the Mayor
s matinee yesterday was by no means numerous, and even some of the usually punctual visitors were among the missing.
One came in at a late hour, presenting a rubicund visage, which contrasted strangely with the look so long sicklied o'er the pale cast of thought, and on inquiry we learned that the destruction of silver-top, during the previous night, had been frightful.
In the prisoner's box were four or five strangers who had imbibed too much of the sweet oblivious antidote, and as a consequence fell into the hands of the Phiristines and were disposed of in the usual way.
, charged with complicity in the murder of William Clarke
, having been again taken into custody, was present, but his examination was postponed.
Wilham, slave of K. Coleman
, was awarded 39 lashes for assaulting and cutting another negro.
George, slave of Louisa Burton
, was brought up on the charge of stealing a bridle and a horse collar, and apprehending that he might also steal a force if he was permitted to go at large, the Mayor
sent him to jail.