Mayor's Court Friday, March 13th.
--Andrew S. Kerns
was held to bill for his good behavior for assaulting Charles Colgate
Alice Sounders, who had been picked up by the watchmen on Thursday night, while wandering about drunk, and having no place to stay, was committed in default of surety for her good behavior.
The case of William slave of Arthur Ballook
, charged with entering Joseph F. Dabney
's store and stealing sundry pairs of boots and shoes was partly heard, and continued, on account of the absence of important witnesses, till Monday, March 16th.
Virginian, slave of B. Jones
, was examined for stealing a trunk and carpet bag
, containing a lot of wearing apparel
the property of Peter F. McNames
, and sent on to be tried before the Hustings Court for grand larceny.
Jane and Lucy Bathtuck
, two free negroes, were committed for migrating about the city without copies of their register.
was examined for stealing two hundred sheepskins from Joseph Hierholzer
and selling them as his own property; also, for stealing from the same party five dozen sheepskins and selling them at his own, and for stealing a clearing stone used in preparing hides for the market.
Gansler used to be foreman at Hierholzer's tannery.
The imputed offences were established to the Mayor
's satisfaction and be committed him for examination for grand larceny in two cases, and for petty larceny in the third.
--The time of this Court yesterday was mostly engaged in the trial of a slave employed by J. T. Vaughan
, who was charged with poisoning her master's child.
The evidence showed enough guilt to entitle her to receive 39 lashes, which were ordered to be bestowed on her. The case against M. J. Eliott
for alleged huckstering was begun yesterday evening.
Licenses to Sell Liquor.
--The Hustings Court yesterday refused to reconsider its decision of the previous day declining to grant any licenses to sell by ardent of his, or a mixture thereof to be flush at the place where sold.
This sellers the question of license, though it by no means puts a stop to the practice of drinking whiskey or selling it.