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Proceedings of the Courts.

Mayor's Court, Sept. 19, 1862.
--Jno. Walls, for stealing a watch from a man dosing on a door step, was sent on for examination before the Hustings Court.

The case of John Murray, charged with cutting and stabbing Nicholas Leary and Jas. McCormack, was continued until Tuesday, on account of the inability of his accusers to appear against him.

Ben Scott, a negro, for threatening to kill his wife, and treating her with great inhumanity, was held to bail for his good behavior, Lucretia, the wife of Ben, convulsed the Court and spectators by applying to his Honor for a divorce.

John Florida and Peter Dunnavant were bold to bail for good behavior for entering the house of some washerwomen, and conducting themselves in a violent and disorderly manner.

Geo. Rhodes, Frank Botto, James Powers, Jas. Russell, and a whole family, of all ages, named Longenotti, were charged with riotous conduct in the street. The case was continued until Saturday for want of witnesses.

Geo. Drew, charged with stealing money on the 19th of November, 1861, had his case continued for ten days on account of the absence of a witness.

John Dwyer, a substitute, and Wm. Murphy, who alleges that he is a Captain in a Louisiana regiment, charged with swindling a Halifax man out of a large sum of money, will be heard on Saturday.

John Westerfield alias John Farrar alias Ferrill alias Miller, charged with stealing a horse, by J. T. Gatewood, a courier for Gen. Smith's Medical Director, was sent on for further examination before the Hustings Court next Wednesday. It appears that Westerfield came out to the picket post, a few miles up the tow path, and offered the horse for sale at $145--a price greatly below his value. The proposed buyer wanted Westerfield to prove his right to the horse, and at the request of the latter one of the guard, named Phillips, went with him to do so. They had not gone far before Westerfield began to show great anxiety to rid himself of his companion--first offering him the horse for $100, and tempting him with the chance to make $45, and afterwards attempting to escape by flight. Phillips, however, not to be outwitted, drew a pistol and made Westerfield dismount and go with him to Camp Maynard, and had him taken in custody.

Paul Burlet, for buying onions in one of the markets and exposing the same for sale again, contrary to law, had his onions confiscated.

Confederate States District Court.--This Court adjourned finally for the term yesterday morning, without the transaction of business of interest to the public. The next term will begin on the 10th day of October.

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