Wednesday, December 31st. --Mary Wood
was brought up charged with abusing Geo. Geering
There was a cross charge cutered to the effect that Gehring and one Dolly Eames
had used threatening and abusive language towards Mrs. Wood
The dispute between the parties arose about the right to close up a fance between the lots separating their respective dwelings.
Gehring said to the Mayor
that the Woods kept a disorderly house, which was proved not to be the case, and he was rebuked for letting his temper get the better of his judgment., It was proved, also, that Gehring and the female, Eames
were living in unlawful The case ended by Gehring and Eames
being held to ball.
The Woods were let off.
was arraigned for getting drunk and lying in the street.
He was fined $1 and sent before the Provoet Marchal
C. P. Cardoza
was fined $1 because his son had thrown stones in the street.
, a young white girl.
was arraigned for begging in the streets.
Showing a considerable degree of penitence, and shedding a few tears judiciously, operated to produce an order consigning her to her mother.
, a Henrico free negro; fancy Ricks
, a Petersburg do; Henry Jenkins
a Cumberland do., and Sally Freeman
, a Caroline do., in the city contra law, were admonished and ordered to leave.
David, slave of Turpin
, was arraigned for selling newspapers without a pass, and was ordered 15 lashes for engaging in contraband literary anterprises.