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on payment of costs. Wm. J. Summerville, indicted for shooting a pistol in the streets, pleaded guilty, and was fined $10 and costs. Commonwealth vs. John A. Worsham. Two presentments for permitting faro bank to be exhibited on his premises. The defendant appeared and entered into recognizance in the penalty of $3,000 in each case for his appearance to-day. A similar recognizance was entered into by Wm. Burnes, also presented for exhibiting faro bank. Commonwealth vs. Benjamin Degroot, and same vs. James A. McCann — presentment for exhibiting faro bank. The defendants were brought into Court by the Sergeant, and remanded to jail. Patrick H. Bailey was tried for stealing $15 from Francis Wilson, found guilty, and sentenced to 30 days imprisonment. The Grand Jury yesterday presented R. S. Vest, in two cases, and Robert B. Lyne, in two cases, for issuing shinplasters; also, a true bill against William Kartang, for an assault upon his wife. Presentments were
The faro Banks and Bankers. --John A. Worsham and William Burnes, charged with keeping and exhibiting a game called faro, appeared before the Mayor yesterday, accompanied by their counsel, Wm. W. Crump and Marmaduke Johnson, Esqs. The Mayor stated that the parties had been presented by the Grand Jury, but the law, nevertheless, required that he should examine them. A continuance was then requested, which was acceded to, the Mayor calling the attention of the counsel to the fact that certain bank checks were found upon the faro table, and the question would arise whether those checks were to be considered as money under the act of Assembly, though his own mind was already made up in regard to the matter. The persons accused were delivered into the custody of the City Sergeant; and a similar disposition was made of the charges against Jas. McCann and Benjamin Degroot.