--The following cases received the Mayor
's atttention yesterday:
and John Turpin
, two youths, were remanded for indictment by the Hustings Court Grand Jury on the charge of stealing two lots of soap-- one from Francis Dominick
and another from James A. Powell
— and unlawfully assaulting and beating Frederick, slave of Martha J. Stamper
, in the First Market
John Love was fined fifty dollars for purchasing butter in the First Market
to sell again, in violation of a city ordinance.
, free, charged with being a person of evil fame, was ordered to be whipped, and then to leave the city.
A negro, named Jim Brooks
, slave to Major William Allan
, was arraigned on the charge of murdering, in the county of Surry
, on the 25th of October, 1862, J. M. Schriver
, Joseph A. Graves
and George Graves
, and wounding, at the same time, Gilbert Wootton
, a free negro.
The accused, Jim, is said to be one of a party of negroes who committed the above murders at "Jamestown
," the former residence of Major Allan
, soon after the Yankees
took possession of that place.
postponed an investigation of the case till the 1st of February.
One or two other cases, of trivial import, concluded the proceedings for the day.