Mayors Court, Saturday.
and Lewis Smith
were severally arraigned upon the charge of being drunk and lying in public places.
Both were discharges.--William O. Callahan
, for being drunk and interrupting persons on the streets, was committed to jail.--M. A. Chambers
, who escaped from jail yesterday, was returned thither.--John Callahan
, for assault and battery upon Daniel Collius
, was sent to jail.--John T. Smith
and Charles Riddell
were brought up on the serious charge of feloniously stealing a horse and buggy of the value of $150, belonging to Davis
The property was, when stolen, in the possession of John H. Slater
, who drove to Vauxhall's Island Friday evening about nine o'clock, and left the buggy standing near the door of a house into which he went and got supper.
When he returned to look for it, it was missing.
About 11o'clock the same evening, he found it in the possession of the defendants and a third person, which last escaped.
The case was continued to Monday, to afford the defendants an opportunity to procure witnesses.--Daniel Collins
, alias Michael Stephens
, charged with being drunk and lying on a sidewalk, was discharged, upon assuring the Court
that he could find his way back to his camp.--John T. Smith
, the same above named, was charged with assault and battery upon Julia Selden
Case continued to Monday.--Isaac Levy
appeared in discharge of his recognizance entered into Friday morning, to answer the charge of throwing stones at Martha Williams
He gave surety in $150 for his good behavior for twelve months.--The case of Stavethoper & Hansler
, charged with creating a unissued, was continued to the 10th.--John H. Cook
, charged with violently assaulting and beating Denis Wren
, was required to give surety to keep the peace for twelve months, and for his appearance before the Hustings Court in November next to answer an indictment on said charge.--The child, who is not doti capar,
had taken something from the defendant — James Roberts
, free negro, was ordered to receive fifteen lashes, for assault and battery upon Mary Freeman
, his reputed wife, and committed to jail in default of giving surety for his further good behavior.--Tom Griffin
, free negro, was required to give surety for his appearance before his Honor next week, to answer the charge of retailing ardent spirits to be drunk at the place where sold, and selling ‘"snacks,"’ without license.--Some gentleman came forward and said that having lost a watch, and seen an advertisement in the Dispatch
of a stolen watch which had been committed to the custody of one of his Honor
's officers, he had come to see whether the latter was his. It proved to be not the one he had lost — Another gentleman stepped up and told his Honor that though he had advertised a missing horse for three successive days in the Dispatch.
the man in possession of it had not informed him of its whereabouts.
His Honor replied that he could not take cognizance of such an offence.--A third gentleman came forward to complain of a faithless wagoner who had failed to deliver a box entrusted to him. His Honor ordered the matter to be investigated.