--The following arrests were made by the Mayor
's police on Saturday and yesterday:
Thomas W. Bass
and John Harrington
, hospital soldiers, charged with swindling negroes in the First Market
by the exhibition of a leather puzzle.--These fellows have for some time been engaged in their swindling operations, and before detected by the policemen on Saturday had mulcted their unsuspecting dupes, to the extent of about twenty dollars.
William H. Redford
and Isaac Lichtenstein
, charged with fighting in the street.
These parties, after their encounter in the street, had another set to in Redford's house, where they were making good use of chairs, tables and other articles of household furniture
when the limbs of the law stepped in and put an end to the sport.
Sam, slave of the city of Richmond
, was arrested on the charge of breaking into the house of Samuel M. Price
on the night of the 26th of August, and stealing three hundred dollars' worth of groceries, and repeating the same exploit on Saturday night last, at which time he stole five hundred dollars' worth of shoes and clothing.
, slave of Turpin
, arrested on Saturday night with one bag of corn in his possession supposed to have been stolen.
The above parties were locked up in the lower station-house till this morning, when they will have a hearing before the Recorder