--There was little business before this Court yesterday.
Sam, slave of John Carey
, was charged with having twelve grain bags supposed to have been stolen.
The negro was discharged, the bags being all right.
Henry Westford, charged with stealing a saddle, bridle, and pair of spurs from Martin Murphy
, was sent on to the Hustings Court.
It was proved that Murphy
had left the saddle, etc., at a woman's house in Screamersville, and Westford
knowing the fact sent a negro for the saddle in Murphy
's name, and sold it to Mr. Joseph H. Colquitt
R. G. Smithers
was fined $3 for driving his wagon across the pavement of Broad street.
August B. Lipscomb
was charged with receiving a large lot of horse shoes
, stolen from Nance
It appearing that the shoes had been stolen beyond the corporate limits, the case was sent to the county.
, charged with using abusive and indecent language to Margaret A. Packenham
, was required to give security to keep the peace.