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Mayor's Court April 1st.

--The Mayor held no Court to-day. The following parties were subject to police surveillance, viz: Pat McGarra, drunk, lying in an alley, discharged; Pat Martin and Jas. Organ, assaulting and robbing Wm. H. Hardgrove of a gold watch, confined for examination; Tom Bows and Mike Dooley, stealing coal from the Petersburg depot, discharged, Samuel D. Arwood, drunk, lying on the sidewalk, discharged; John Wm. Thaxton, drunk, disorderly, and rolling empty hogsheads along Main street, continued; William, slave of Clifford Campbell, entering the store of Smith & Trallor and stealing a coat belonging to Wm. J. Ferguson, and one bed quilt and two glass tumblers belonging to Albert, slave of Smith & Trallor, case continued; and Henry, slave of Col. Talliaferro, and Jim, slave of James Galt, committed as runaways. During the day yesterday a number of parties were committed for rowdyism around the polls and petty delinquencies. The Mayor holds his Court to-day and will dispose of the accumulations of the last two days.

In a case of robbery tried at the Mayor's Court on Monday, a notice of which was made in the Dispatch it was stated that Martha, slave of R. H. L. Tighe, had been sentenced to be whipped for stealing a $100 note from her master. Malvina a servant in Mr. Tighe's employ, was the party, implicated, Martha, the person named, having nothing to do with the matter. The party accused was sent before the Hustings Court to answer the charge of grand larceny.

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