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thereby interrupting the performances and depriving a large number of his fellow-citizens from the enjoyment they hoped to derive by seeing the play. Bridget Sullivan, brought up for going to sleep under the house of a free negro when drunk, was admonished and discharged. Washington Page, a free negro, and Dan and Maria, slaves of Wm. S. Royster, were punished for making themselves "at home" on the premises of Mr. J. M. Francisco without that gentleman's leave or license. Jack O'Donnell was arraigned as the party who shot Washington Jenkins at Metropolitan Hall, two weeks since, on the occasion of the riot at that place. His friends say they can prove he was not at the hall on the night in question. O'D. is the man who shot himself accidentally with a pistol at the Dime Saloon several weeks ago, by which he was permanently disabled, with difficulty getting along the street by the aid of a stick. The axe and old coat found in the possession of Thomas Linton a few
Miscellaneous cases. --The following parties were before the Mayor yesterday, and disposed of as indicated below. Henry, slave of Watt. Tyler, and Jim, slave of B. B. Read, were sent to jail to be tried by the Hustings Court for robbing Parsons Walker of $25 in clothing and $200 in money.--Jack O'Donnell, charged with shooting Washington Jenkins, was let off after an examination. The shooting, whoever by, was performed at Metropolitan Hall during the late riot at that place.--John Fore, a volunteer, was brought up for lying on the pavement at 17th street, when drunk. Fore said he had lost his gun and was looking for it, being afraid to rejoin his regiment, now in North Carolina, until that useful appendage had been secured. He was .--Geo. Foye was committed for raising a disturbance at the Ballard House, while under the influence of liquor.--William Gallagher and Wm. Conners, two vicious looking lads, were arraigned for making a violent and unprovoked assault on Dr. Wellford
Mayor's Court. --A number of cases were disposed of by the Mayor yesterday. A summary of which we subjoin: Jack O'Donnell was brought up for assaulting and beating an old woman named Catherine Riley. The latter testified to a slap which she said O'Donnell gave her. Per contra, witnesses on behalf of O'Donnall proved that he had given Mrs. Riley (who is a refugee from Baltimore) a house to live in, and that, proving quarrelsome and disagreeable, he had tried to get rid of her by perO'Donnell gave her. Per contra, witnesses on behalf of O'Donnall proved that he had given Mrs. Riley (who is a refugee from Baltimore) a house to live in, and that, proving quarrelsome and disagreeable, he had tried to get rid of her by persuasion. None of them had seen O'D. strike Mrs. E. The charge against O'D. was dismissed. Richard Jordan was charged with stealing from Charles Mitteldorfer a pipe worth $70 and Thos. Turpin a somewhat notorious youth, was charged with having the same in his possession. The evidence against the defendants was of such a character as to warrant the Mayor in requiring bail of each to the amount of $300 for their good behavior. On falling to give bail they were sent to the chain gang for 90
k and 10th streets, where we took another drink together; we then came out of O'Donnell and stood on the corner; witness was facing towards Main street, and whilst the right, he fell in the gutter, near the door of the Christian Association. O'Donnell and Mr. Knox were on the corner while witness and Dixon were conversing, and re with a view to meet Forde; he said he had been informed by the page that Jack O'Donnell, Wash Goodrich, Major Harris, and Forde, were standing on the corner togethm and invited the crowd in; after the drink Dixon and Goodrich went out, when O'Donnell remarked to witness that Dixon was looking for a man named Forde, and it they met there he expected there would be a fight; O'Donnell shortly after looked out of the window and remarked, "here comes Forde now;" witness looked out and saw the ination witness stated that his attention was drawn to Forde by the remark of O'Donnell. J. W. Robinson deposed: Was not present at the shooting. What he knew