--The were no new cases of interest before this Court Saturday.
The case of Cornelius
, slave of L. M. Jude
, charged with robbing the meat house of Jas. R. Chiles
, was continued till Wednesday morning. Cornelius
confessed to the officers he and the other two negroes, Jim and Andrew
, had robbed Mr. Chiles
, and carried off the meat in Jim's cart, and that they were armed with pistols, and intended to defend themselves it molested by the watchmen or any one else.
He also carried the police to the place where he had hidden fourteen pieces of the stolen bacon, but it had been removed by some one.
, slave of Thomas Hardgrove
, was ordered to be whipped for stealing a half peck of flour from his hirers, Messrs Nimmo
Jim, slave of Jones
, charged with having a piece of corn beef, supposed to have been stolen, was discharged.
, a deserter from Camp.
, was sent to the Provost Marshal
, slave of A. Bodeker
, charged with stealing three pounds extract of logwood and several china jars, was ordered to be whipped.
was fined $10 for using a cart on the streets without having the number and his initials marked thereon.
Wm. J. Walker
, charged with stealing a coat from John Abbott
, was sent on to the Hustings Court.
It appeared that he stole the coat from D. J. McCormick
's saloon, and sold it to Wm. Tyler
for fifty dollars.
and Jesse M. Rogers
, two members of Dabney
's Artillery, charged with having a bottle of quinine, supposed to have been stolen, were sent back to their company, no one appearing to claim the quinine.
A negro fellow named William was charged with stealing ten pounds or beef from the stall of E. Raymon
in the Second Market
, but no one appearing against him he was discharged.
having recovered his beef, didn't care what became of the negro.