Proceedings in the Courts.
Thursday, October 3d, 1862--Henry
was brought up for obtruding himself, on Wednesday night, into the private promises of John E. Humphreys
, and abusing the watchmen who bought to remove him. Mail was required of him to appear before the Hustings Court Grand Jury on the second Monday in November.
, arrested at a house of had repute in Exchange Alley, was sent to jail for further examination, on the charge of stealing Peter Born
Margaret Parvo was rent to jail to await an indictment before the Grand Jury
, for initiating a fight with Pocahontas Kiper
, on Main street, Sunday last; and the latter gave ball for her future good behavior, and to appear as a witness against her antagonist.
, a member of the 5th Louisiana regiment, arrested for obtruding himself in the private office of J. P. Ballard
, of the Exchange Hotel
, and resisting the watchmen, was detained to be reported to Gen. Winder
and John McDonald
, arrested for getting into John Clash's carriage and taking his negroes coat on leaving the same, were commented in default of security to appear before the Hustings Court and answer the charge of misdemeanor.
McCaba, implicated in the killing of Kelley
, was called up and had his case continued until Tuesday next, on which day the Mayor
said he would discharge or commit the prisoner.
was formerly a U. S. soldier, but left and joined the Confederate army.
He declares his innocence in of any compi ty in the transaction for which he has been arrested.
, Maria Gary
, Elizabeth Valentine
, and Abigale Mitchell
, the women arrested a few nights since in a house, rear of the Varsities, were called up and examined, and the three last named sent to jail in default of haft for their good behavior.
, who has an infant a few months old to take care of, was let off by the Mayor
on that account, though he enjoined on Hawkins
the necessity of leaving her present place of residence, if she wished in future to avoid molestation.
A number of men appeared to answer the charge of being persons of evil name, fame, and character, and suspicious persons having no visible means of supports.
From the boarding house of James Sexton
, on 17th street, between Broad and Marshall, the police brought up, besides the proprietor, John Quinn
, Jos Knight
, John Dresden, Jeff. Flannagan
, Wm. Gordon
, Francis McMahon
, Rowland Corbin
, Wm. Jones
, Wm. Conway
, Wm. Wathins
, Wm. Riley
, John McDonald
, and Dennis O'Brien
; and from the house of Jas. J. Cox
, 9th street, below Main, (a few days since) John H Baldwin
, William Conley
, George Johnson
, William Farrar
, John Anderson
, Simon Licbick
, John Kelley
, James Murdy
, Pat. Keenan
, George Dote, and William Breetlan
.--None of the parties are citizens of Richmond
, but came from different points of the Confederacy
, either in the possession of the enemy, or threatened by him. All had three of those arrested at Sexton
's showed that they were either employed, and obtained visible means of support in that way, or were discharged soldiers, waiting like Wilkins Macawher
, for ‘"something to turn up."’ Those who could give no satisfactory account of themselves were committed for want of ball.
Most of Cox
's boarders were retired from active life by a demand of this kind.
made an urgent appeal in behalf of John H. Baldwin
, found with others at Cox
's rendezvous, and the Mayor
promised to retain him along with several others, and report him to Gen. Wicder
, who was engaged to visit the City Hall at half part 1 o'clock, for the purpose of a conference with His Honor.
There were some two dozen soldiers in Court, with mothers for the purpose of aiding the civil authorities in conveying the prisoners to jail.
expressed his regret that the city work house was not prepared to receive the large number of candidates for admission, but said that he should at an early day reestablish the chain-gang.
--A called Court of Magistrates convened yesterday morning at the City Hall, to ex Albert O. Stort
, charged with murdering James T. Gray
on the 13d day of October, 1862. Upon hearing the evidence, the Court
was of the opinion that the said Short ought to be cent on to the Bustings Court
to be tried for the offence, at the November term, before Judge Lyons
, and that Short be remanded to Jail.
John P. Smith
, charged with committing a felonious theft, was also sent on to the November term of Judge Lyone
's Court, to be tried for the offence.
C.S. District Court.
--The care, of Enquire, who stand charged with passing counterfeit Treasury notes, was further examined yesterday.
The principal witness against the prisoner was a colored woman, who, in giving in her testimony, swore to appoint black
lie, whereupon the prosecuting attorney entered a proiqul,
in the five indictments found against the seemed, and he was discharged.
To-day is set art for the trial of J. Tesler
, who stands charged with uttering and passing notes against the ‘"peace and dignity of the Commonwealth
Henrico Circuits Court, Judge Gregory
, Presiding. The Court
was all day yesterday hearing the accumput