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Court Proceedings.

Mayor's Court.--Monday January 19th.
--The four men arrested by the police on Saturday, for disturbing the peace of 17th street, were arraigned for an examination, which resulted in the committal of Dan Eagan, Thomas E Conn and John McManan, for want of security, and the charge of James

Capt. Thos. H. Conn, who was arrested several weeks since for stabbing Kapharet was examined, for the alleged offence, Kapharet having sufficiently recovered to be present at the heating. It appeared that Captain on the of the stabbing, was being assaulted by , and in danger of being severely handled by them, when Kapharet his danger advanced to him. The Captain mistaking him for one of the assailants cut him in the cheek. The defendant was let off.

William J. Smith, a negro, representing himself to be free, but without free papers or pass, was arrested for smoking in the street contrary to a city . He was ordered five lasher.

W. P. Tompkins, by the watch for getting drunk, behaving of orderly, and language in the street, was required to give $280 for his good behavior.

The case of William , a free negro, charged with shooting a truck and contents, valued at $ from was called and continued for another .

A small darkey named George, claiming to be free, was arrested by the watch Sunday, while playing ball in the street, having on his person J. S. Smith's pass was ordered fire lashed and committed for want of a register.

Two other negroes, namely, Herky, slave of Kersey & Davis, and George, slave of Henry Smith, were ordered ten lashed each for the streets without permission.

Confederate States District Court, Monday.--The Grand Jury (John Purcell, , acting as foreman,) assembled to-day, and, receiving their charge, after sometime spent in the examination of witnesses, returned into Court, having indicted John Haggerty, a soldier, in one case for forging the certificate of an army surgeon, and is others for forging a descriptive and pay list.--the object in the being to get charge from service, and in the second to obtain pay for services not rendered. The Grand Jury also presented Thomas Curry, a soldier, for forging a leave of absence from camp, his object being to come to Richmond and defraud the Government cut of money, pretendedly one him for services rendered.

Cary N. , indicted on Saturday for misdemeanor, will be arraigned and tried on Tuesday, (to day.)

Judge Halyburton to day entered a decree in the sequestration S. M. Sess, of Leesburg, adjudging certain some of money, due by the defendant to alien enemies to be to the Confederate Receiver of the Eastern District of Virginia.

Huttings Court January 19th.--Pierce Noland, charged with feloniously stabbing Henry Brown, in a house of ill-fame, in November last, was found guilty by the jury of unlawful stabbing and fined one cent. The term of his confinement in the city jail was ascertained at 30 days.

George S. Sanderson was tried for stealing $47 from Michael Eaffo, near the Post Office in November last. It appears that prisoner had purchased some trifling article in the confectionery store of Raffe, and after leaving had returned and said he had left his pocket- book on the counter, and, by threats made Raffe give him the sum be professed to have lost. The trial was not concluded at sun down. Defendant had summoned seventeen witnesses to testify in his behalf.

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