--The attention of His Honor on Saturday was engrossed in hearing and disposing of the following cases:
George E. Fleming
, charged with stealing a pocket-book from John W. Marshall
, was remanded for examination before the Hustings Court.
, a slave, was arraigned on the charge of felony; but, in consideration of the absence of witnesses, the accused was remanded for further examination.
is one of the party suspected of breaking into Dr. Foote
's residence a few weeks since and stealing therefrom a valuable lot of jewelry and clothing.
The robbery took place in the day time, while Dr. Foote
was out to dinner.
Upon the person of the prisoner, when arrested, was found the vest, drawers and shirt which were stolen at the time.
Edward and Scott
, slaves of William A. Irving
, charged with assaulting and beating Lewis
, slave of Miss S. Skipwith
, was ordered to be whipped.
The case of Jim, slave of William Allen
, charged with murder, was further continued till the 28th.
Several other cases of slight import were disposed of, after which the Mayor
vacated his seat.