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An Old case. --John Finn, charged with firing crackers in the Second Market on Christmas day, and the same and John Curry, for fighting on the same festive occasion, were called up, and the Mayor continued the case to Friday, inasmuch as Mr. Finn had to go to Hanover Court. An Old case. --John Finn, charged with firing crackers in the Second Market on Christmas day, and the same and John Curry, for fighting on the same festive occasion, were called up, and the Mayor continued the case to Friday, inasmuch as Mr. Finn had to go to Hanover Court.
ondition. John Curry, charged with fighting in the 2d Market on the 25th of December, and John Finn, charged with fighting and firing pop-crackers in the same place on the same day, appeared, (act blaze, and as he would turn to see who fired one pack, another would explode in his rear. Messrs. Finn and Curry were in the crowd, but he could not say who created the disturbance. Mr. Wayne deposed that he saw Finn throw a pack of lighted crackers behind his (Wayne's) stall, and that Mr. Burton kicked it out. Witness went and struck Finn, a scuffle ensued, and he aimed a pistol at Finn, butFinn, a scuffle ensued, and he aimed a pistol at Finn, but did not fire it, because his arm was struck down. There was some further testimony, but nothing bearing especially upon either of the parties accused. Mr. Finn declared his purpose of getting oMr. Finn declared his purpose of getting out a warrant against Wayne for shooting at him, which he could prove. The Mayor said that he could go before the Grand Jury and present Mr. Wayne, if he thought proper; but in the meantime he would r
The Daily Dispatch: February 15, 1862., [Electronic resource], Land Operations of the Potomac Flotilla. (search)
ison Ward, vice John J. Binford resigned. The application of Oswald Gasser, for an ordinary license, was heard and rejected. The proceeding against Louisa Burton, for permitting her slave to go at large, was dismissed. Richard Evans, an emancipated slave, was permitted to remain in the State, on proof of good character. The case of Edw'd Kelley, indicted for misdemeanor, was continued for the defendant until the next term of the Court. Capiases were awarded against John Finn and Jno. L. Curry. indicated for assaulting Wm. Wayner also, against James F. Magee, Wm. Bares. Wm. Wayne, Sylvanus Griffin, and Chas. Camp indicted for misdemeanors. A rule was a warded against George Turpin, to show cause why he should not be fined for allowing his slave George to go at large. John A Worsham, indicted in two cases for permitting gaming to be carried on in his house gave bail for his appearance at the next term. Capt. Lorenzo Lewis was held to had in $500 to a
Grand Jury presentments. --The Hustings Court Grand Jury (George W. Smith, foreman.) assembled at the City Hall at 11 o'clock yesterday, and made presentments against the following persons for misdemeanor, viz: --Charles Camp, Sylvanus Griffin, George White, and Richard F. Walker. Indictments against John Padgett and Michael Sullivan were returned "not true bills. " The grand jury also made presentments against John Finn and John L Curry. for assaulting William Wayne in the Second Market House about Christmas, and for creating confusion and making great noise therein. The Grand Jury were discharged for the term; having nothing further to present.
ourt for trial for misdemeanor; Henry Holman, $300 for ditto. William Wayne, Sr., was tried for firing a pistol at John Finn, in the Second Market-house, the latter having thrown a pack of lighted pop-crackers into his stall. The jury fined den condition that if set aside, Mr. Wayne would pay a fine of $50 and costs, and give $1,000 bail to keep the peace towards Finn for one year, which he did. John Finn and John Curry were then tried for raising a riot on the above occasion, and were foosts, and give $1,000 bail to keep the peace towards Finn for one year, which he did. John Finn and John Curry were then tried for raising a riot on the above occasion, and were found guilly.--Finn was fined $50 and costs, and Curry $25 and costs. costs, and give $1,000 bail to keep the peace towards Finn for one year, which he did. John Finn and John Curry were then tried for raising a riot on the above occasion, and were found guilly.--Finn was fined $50 and costs, and Curry $25 and costs.
Mayor's Court, Wednesday, March 2nd. --Recorder James K. Caskie acted in the absence of the Mayor to-day. John Finn was arraigned on the complaint of Nicholas Carroll, who charged Finn with assaulting his person and threatening a continuation of the same sort of treatment. was required to give security to keep the peace. It came out during the examination that Carroll had violated the law forbidding the sale of intoxicating liqueur without a license, and for this offence the RecorFinn with assaulting his person and threatening a continuation of the same sort of treatment. was required to give security to keep the peace. It came out during the examination that Carroll had violated the law forbidding the sale of intoxicating liqueur without a license, and for this offence the Recorder fined him 240, and required him to give $500 security to be of good behavior. A person known as Capt. Frank Livingston was arraigned, charged with blaring a gold watch by false presences from one of the negro waiter at the Tavern. Mr. Angel. clerk of the Columbian, testified that the negro let Livingston have the watch on the representation that he was going to visit Cindy. Mr. Jesse White being introduced as a witness on behalf of the Commonwealth testified that Livingston had pawne