--The following subjects were before His Honor yesterday morning for adjudication:
, charged with stealing a pair of shoes from Hughes
, was remanded for indictment before the Hustings Court.
A negro woman, named Betsey, slave of Maria Carter
, was ordered to be whipped, on the charge of stealing flour, sugar, molasses, and wearing apparel
, from Mrs. Susan Senon
A free negro, named John H. Hines
, was sent to the chain gang for being connected with Betsey in the same offence.
The examination of witnesses in the case of Wm. H. Duke
, charged with exhibiting the game of faro, was postponed till the 22d inst, and the accused held to bail in the sum of $5,000.
Emily, a slave woman, found in W. H. Duke
's fare bank, was examined and discharged.
, a free negro, charged with assaulting Betsey Freeman
, a free woman, was discharged after a hearing of the testimony.
Abner, slave of W. J. Ragland
, appeared to answer the charge of stealing lumber from W. H. West
& Bro. The testimony failing to substantiate that accusation, the Mayor
promptly discharged him.
The charge preferred against Wm. G. Valentine
, of stealing a shawl from Mrs. Mary Wood
, not being sustained, the prisoner was discharged.