, charged with disloyalty and serving the Federal Government
, was at the Mayor's Court
last Saturday, but owing to the absence of the witness on whom the Commonwealth
most relied to make out its cause, an examination was declined till Thursday next.
If innocent, the prisoner will be able to show it. If the Mayor
believes he is not innocent, but thinks the military authorities the proper tribunal for punishing the offence, he will turn him over, and thus serve the ends of justice.