--The following cases were disposed of by the Mayor
Peter, the property of Albert Pulliam
, arrested on Friday night on the charge of stealing pig iron
from the Richmond and Danville railroad, appeared before His Doner for examination; but, owing to the absence of testimony, the case was postponed till this morning.
A youth named William Winston
, arrested for stealing from the smoke house of James W. Turner
, on Friday last, a shoulder of bacon, appeared to answer the complaint.
At the conclusion of the evidence, Winston
was directed to be taken to the Provost Marshal
The examination of witnesses against Henry, the property of John N. Goddin
, charged with stealing, some time since, five kegs of lard from John O'Neal
, proved the justice of the complaint, whereupon the Mayor
remanded the accused to be further examined before the Hustings Court.
Peter and Raymond
, negro boys, arrested in the house on Main street, said to have been kept by Hungerford
as a faro bank, were ordered to again appear before the Mayor
, slave of Capt. Ward
, was ordered to receive twenty-five lashes, on the charge of stealing a piece of beef from S. Schwartz
on Saturday morning last, valued at $25.
A charge was preferred against Charles Bates
and Mildred A. McCulloch
, of buying pork in the Second Market
to sell again, contrary to law. At the conclusion of the testimony.
His Honor adjourned the matter for further consideration till this morning.
arrested on Friday night a negro fellow, named Reuben, belonging to B. H. Tucker
, for going about the streets with an improper pass.
Some suspicious circumstances attending the conduct of this negro, the Mayor
continued the examination till this morning.
There were three large brass keys found upon the person of Reuben, which it is supposed were stolen, and the owner is requested to come forward and claim them.