--The following is a summary of the business of yesterday:
J. B. Godsey
and A. A. Raine
, indicted for a conspiracy to defraud, were discharged on the payment of costs.
John A. Worsham
, presented for permitting a faro bank to be kept on his premises, was admitted to bail in the sum of $3,000 in each case, for his appearance next term.
An attachment was issued against absent witnesses.
R. H. Vest
and Robert B. Tyne
, indicted for issuing small notes, were each fined $10 and costs.
, indicted in two cases for issuing small notes, was discharged by nolle prosequi,
on the payment of costs.
Sylvester P. Cocke
, indicted in four cases for issuing small notes, paid a fine of $10 in the first case, and a nolle prosequi
was entered in the others, on payment of costs.
was tried for an assault upon Peter Doyle
, found guilty, and fined $5 and costs.
and John Williams
, charged with breaking into the Columbian Hotel
on the night of the 20th of December, and stealing a lot of clothing from a soldier, named Richard A Cox, were examined and remanded for final trial.
ordered that the tables and gaming implements taken in the case of the Commonwealth
against Wm. Burns
, be burnt by the Sergeant
in front of the City Hall.