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Police Court, Tuesday, August 5th--Recorder Caskie presiding.

--Elizabeth Taylor was charged with feloniously stealing from Susan Walsh one silver watch, valued at $50; one breastpin, valued at $15; one gold chain, valued at $30; one neck chain, valued at $25; and one gold locket, valued at $20. The testimony demonstrated that the accused, who lives in the same house with the complainant, entered her apartment on Monday night, secretly, and was detected in the act of going out, followed to her apartment, and discovered letting a man out of her door, whose name, she said, was James Ward. None of the articles were found in her possession. She was remanded for examination.--Isaac Schwartz, A. McCrone, Francis Wein, John Drinker, Rudolf Castleberg, Thomas Bowser, and Dennis Spaulding, charged with huckstering, were severally fined and their purchases confiscated.--Wm. Jones and Wm. Peasley were charged with an assault and battery upon John D. Gentry, and John D. Gentry was charged with drawing a pistol upon Wm. Jones while the latter was in the custody of a watchman. The three were respectively bound over to keep the peace in the sum of $200--Bridget Eagan and Margaret Burke were charged with annoying and disturbing the peace of John Phelan's family; but the complainant not appearing, the case was dismissed.

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