--The following is a list of the parties examined before the Hustings Court of Magistrates:
Joe, slave of Nancy Robinson
, charged with burglariously entering the storeroom of John D. Harvey
, and stealing forty pounds of lard, was convicted and sentenced to transportation beyond the limits of the Confederate States
Joe's value was assessed at $3,000. In this case, as in one of a similar character decided yesterday, some of the Magistrates favored hanging.
was examined on the charge of stealing eight pounds of thread, valued at $16, from the C. S. Clothing Bureau
; but owing to the insignificance of the amount involved the case was referred back to the Mayor
then went into the examination of Thaddeus A. R. Hopkins
and Augustus Shepperson
, charged with breaking into the store of Henry M. Jones
and stealing a large lot of coffee, sugar, gun caps, &c. After a hearing of the evidence and argument of counsel Shepperson
was discharged, but Hopkins
was sent on for trial before Judge Lyons
, charged with stealing a silver case, containing military trimmings
, from David M. Hughes
, was discharged.
then adjourned till 11 o'clock this morning.