retired for a short time, and on their return brought in a verdict of not guilty.
John Doyle, indicted on the charge of garroting a negro owned by John C. Hugher, was put upon his trial, plead not guilty, and acquitted by the jury.
Henry C. Clarke, indicted for stealing a gold watch and chain from Frederick W. Hollius, on being arraigned, plead not guilty.
The evidence showed that Clarke had possessed the watch and sold it, and as he could not show that he came by it in a legitimate Clarke had possessed the watch and sold it, and as he could not show that he came by it in a legitimate manner, the jury found him guilty, and ascertained his term of imprisonment in the penitentiary at one year.
To-day James Jennings, charged with larceny; Thomas H. Wilkinson and William Pitts, charged with horse stealing, and Michael Galvin, charged with burglariously entering the dwelling of Mr. Bouis in the night time, are to be tried.
Jurors and witnesses may save themselves some trouble by attending promptly at 10 o'clock.