--Wm. H. Curtis
, a notorious Richmond
thief, was put upon trial for stealing a horse, saddle, and bridle from Jno A. Ruel
, on the 15th of August last.
After an examination and argument of counsel the case was given to the jury, who returned in a short time with a verdict of guilty, and the accused was sent to the Penitentiary for five years.
The evidence and argument in the case of Michael Harrington
, for receiving stolen money, knowing the same to be obtained illegally, was heard before Judge Lyons
yesterday, and at a late hour submitted to the jury, who returned with a verdict of not guilty, and the prisoner was discharged.
After some further business, at 5 o'clock the Court
adjourned till this morning.