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Light weight.

--Jacob Keck, a butcher in the Second Market, was arraigned yesterday on the charge of selling a shoat to L. Peyronett at light weight. The complainant stated that he bought the hog upon the assurance of Keck that it weighed 130 pounds; but upon taking it home and putting it in the scales himself he found that there were only 123 pounds. Keck, in his own defence, claimed that when he sold the meat to Peyronett it did weigh the number of pounds for which he had sold it; but that it was a fact, which could be certified to by all butchers, that a piece of meat which will weigh a certain number of pounds today will not weigh as much in a day or two afterwards. The Mayor fined him $5, which the accused reluctantly paid, and at the same time announced his intention to take the matter before the Grand Jury.

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