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Mayor's Court.

--J. M. Wortheimer appeared before the Mayor yesterday to answer the novel charge of ‘"passing on Joseph Sterns a five dollar note on the Bank of Weston, which bank proved to be broken, and which Wortheimer refused to redeem."’ The Mayor, failing to comprehend that any offence had been committed, dismissed the case at the cost of the complainant.

A disturbance took place on Tuesday night, at ‘"Five Points,"’ in the Northern suburbs of the city, in the course of which John Pearo, Sr., John Pearo, Jr., and Charles Riddle, came very near frightening Mrs. Margaret Whaley out of her wits by pointing a gun at her dog. The watchmen were called in to suppress the row, and on yesterday the three persons above named were arraigned before the Mayor, who required each to give security in the sum of $150 to keep the peace.

Taylor Mills, free negro, while collecting the ingredients for his Christmas egg-nogg, became indignant at the high prices of things generally, and thought he would do a cute thing to save his spondulicks; so he stole a lot of eggs from Jack Smith, and slyly put them away for the holidays. But the best laid schemes often fail. The theft was discovered, and the thief arrested; and on yesterday the Mayor decreed a sentence of 30 lashes, besides requiring security for his future good behavior.

Delaware, slave of Mary Nelson, was remanded for trial on a charge of stealing a watch from a patriarchal darkey named Henry; and two or three negroes were punished for playing bandy in the streets, and other grave offences.

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