disposed of the following cases yesterday, in addition to a number of others not worth mentioning:
John O. Herring
was charged with stealing a silver watch
, the property of W. G. Blanton
When arrested by officer Crone
, the watch was found upon the prisoner's person.
The case was continued.
Mary and Harriet, slaves of James M. Talbott
, and Richard, slave of Mary Redmond
, were charged with felony; but the witnesses not appearing, the case was continued until Thursday.
, slave of Perry Pennybacker
, charged with stealing a lot of unfinished shoe work and a half-side of calfskin, valued at $300, the property of J. F. Lowry
, was discharged.
The same disposition was made of the case of Rachel
, slave of Rial Palmer
, charged with stealing a gold watch and chain, valued at five hundred dollars, and seven hundred and twenty dollars in gold and silver coin
, the property of Eliza C. Williams
, charged with being drunk and disorderly in the house of William Curtis
, and threatening to whip Mrs. Curtis
, was fined ten dollars.
, slave of Alfred Holliday
, was committed for going at large.
, slave of John Friend, charged with having a bag of corn in his possession supposed to have been stolen, proved his title to the articles and was discharged.