Mayor's Court, Monday, May 18th.
, and Michael Shannon
were arraigned for disturbing the public peace by a fight on 17th street Saturday evening. Devlin
being a soldier, was sent to the Provost Marshal
, in default of $390 to keep the peace, was sent to jail.
Richard L. Bobannon
was examined and sent before the Hustings Court on the charge of stealing a gold watch from B. B. Brown
at the American Hotel
The case of James M. Graham
, for stealing a valize and contents from Daniel F. Buckner
, was partly heard and continued.
Robert, slave of Hon. Jefferson Davis
, was ordered 25 lashes for stealing 13 pounds of coffee from his master.
, a boarder at Ann Thomas
's, on Cary street, was arraigned for appearing at the Varieties in men's clothes.
She was let off, it appearing to be nothing more than the practical execution of a whim on her part.
The case of James Burke
, for stealing a pair of pantaloons and a jacket from Sheryl.
, and sundry other articles, valued at $50, from James C. Levy
, was continued for a further hearing.
Sam, slave of James Gambel
, was ordered to be whipped for throwing stones at persons in an alley, and Lawson
, slave of Wm-Ratcliffe
, punished for a similar performance in the street.
and Pat Haley
were each fined $10 for keeping their houses open and dispensing liquor on Sunday without a license.
John F. Chambers
was partly examined on the charge of firing a pistol at Wm Mitchell
, one of Major Griswold
He was admitted to Laid in $500 for his appearance on the 20th inst.