Hustings Court, Friday, Feb. 27.
--Hon. Wm. H. Lyons
presiding — Robert Lotsey
, a lad, was put on trial for being concerned with others in assaulting Neal Ivey
, near the Varloties Theatre
, on Franklin street, and robbing him of $83 in money and a watch.
One of Losey's comrades had before been convicted and sent to the Penitentiary on the same charge.
The jury, after hearing the evidence, brought in a verdict of guilty, and ascertained the term of defendant's confinement in the Penitentiary at three years. In consideration of the fact of the youth of the convict, the jury signed a petition asking the Governor
to pardon him.
Benjamia W. Carter
was tried for forging the came of Juan Pizzini
to a check for $286, which he tried to get cashed at the Exchange Bank of Virginia
On his arrest he said that Thomas Samanni
had given him the check.
The latter was arrested, and underwent an examination which resulted in his acquittal.
The jury returned a verdict of guilty against Carter
and adjudged his term in the Penitentiary at two years.
Joseph H. Condmen
was next arraigned for stealing two blankets, the property of Charles W. Spicer
, proprietor of the Columbian Tavern
The evidence was being heard yesterday evening.
The jury sworn to try Wm. R. Warden
, for getting a lot of lard from John C. Taylor
by false pretences, returned a verdict of guilty, on Thursday evening, and condemned Warden
to two years in the Penitentiary.