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The House met at 9½ o'clock, and immediately resolved into secret session. At 10½ o'clock the doors were opened and business resumed in open session. Mr. Lyons, of Va., in a fitting and touching manner, announced the death of Hon. Muscoe R. H. Garnett, and offered the following resolutions, which were adopted unanimouslgreeing vote of the two Houses, on the bill to establish a Bureau of Foreign Supplies, submitted a report, which was concurred in by the House. On motion of Mr. Lyons, of Va., a committee of three was appointed to wait upon the President and inform him that the Congress were ready to adjourn. The Chair appointed Messrs. LyonsMessrs. Lyons, Curry, and Gartrell. The remainder of the open session was occupied in receiving bills from the Senate, and the bills of the two Houses which had received the sanction of the Executive. At 12 o'clock the resolution adjourning the House was adopted, when the Speaker, Hon. Thos. S. Bocock, delivered a handsome parting add
Judge Lyons's Court, yesterday. --John Reed was set to the bar on an indictment for stealing a horse from John R. Coakley, whereupon the jury was empauncied and sworn. Witnesses having been examined and the case argued as well for the Common wealth as for the prisoner, a verdict of guilty was rendered, and his term of confinement in the penitentiary assessed at four years. Thomas Maloney and Joseph Stephens, jointly indicted for breaking and entering the store of Wm. Holt Richardson and stealing a quantity of clothing, were set to the bar, and upon their arraignment elected to be tried separately, whereupon the Court took up the case of Maloney, who was tried, convicted, and assessed with three years confinement in the penitentiary. The Court then went into the trial of Jos. Stephens, and the case having been fully argued a verdict of guilty was rendered by the Jury, and the prisoner assessed with one year's confinement in the penitentiary. Sentence was then pron
Mayor's Court. --George Oxley was remanded to the Hustings Court on the charge of receiving three coats valued at $25 each; six shirts, valued at $5 each; three pairs of pants worth $30, and one pair of shoes worth $25, from Jno. L. Pleasants and Wm. W. Edwards, a few days since. Wilson, slave of Joseph Angle, arrested by order of the Mayor on the charge of stealing sundry articles of value from James Lyons, was called to the stand; but on account of the absence of witnesses, the hearing of the case was continued till this morning, and the accused bailed to appear. A white man, named James Disney, was fined $5, for shooting pigeons in the street, contrary to law. Mrs. E. P. Yarrington was fined $10, for permitting her slave Emma to go at large, contrary to law. A similar fine was imposed upon Edward D. Eacho, charged with permitting Margaret, a slave for which he is responsible, to go at large in the city without a proper pass. Mrs. Mary S. Apperson paid