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Under the head of "Charge Dismissed," we had yesterday an account of the arraignment before the Mayor of Danl. W. Lea and Robt. Brannon, who had been arrested on a bench warrant on an indictment found by the Grand Jury of the Hustings Court, for feloniously assaulting a Mrs. England. The Mayor, as already intimated, dismissed the charge of felony, the offence of the parties being a simple assault. We are informed that we misunderstood his Honor in giving him credit for "some comments on the ignorance and stupidity of indicting the parties for a crime so entirely out of the range of proof." He did not animadvert on the conduct of the Grand Jury in finding the indictment against the parties.
Richmond city to construct railroads in its streets. On motion of Mr. Johnson, the rules were suspended, and the bill read a third time and passed. Bills Reported.--By Mr. Logan, incorporating the Oxford Cotton and Woolen Company; by Mr. Brannon, for the relief of John Ferguson, Sheriff of the county of Wayne; by Mr. Coghill, authorizing the sale of certain church property in the town of Moorefield. Mr. Johnson offered the following resolution: Resolved, That when the Senatecess at half-past 1 o'clock till 7 o'clock P. M., and so on from day to day until otherwise ordered. On motion of Mr. Thomas, of Fairfax, all after the words to-morrow was stricken out. Pending the proposed amendments, on motion of Mr. Brannon, the resolution was laid on the table. Mr. Day then moved to take up the resolution offered by Mr. Smith, a few days ago, providing for an adjournment on the 12th instant. On this question the ayes and noes were demanded. Ayes 25, noes