Russell in reply to a question of the Mayor, said he was a cripple and an army cook; that he had just arrived in Richmond when the occurrence took place, and that if permitted he would get out of the city by the first train.
The Mayor said he should be permitted to make the attempt.
The case of Patrick Healey, for allowing a dead horse to remain in one of the public streets, and become a nuisance, was called and continued, Healy not responding when his name was called.
Kendall Thomas Robert Pordle, and Charles Porter, newspaper carriers, wire arraigned, charged with stealing three reams of paper from the store of Adolphus Morris, valued at $390. It appeared from the evidence that the parties were regular traders in a small way in newspapers, books, paper, and and that, under pretence of buying a lot of paper, they had gone into Mr.Morris's store bargained for $350 worth, stole a lot and left, saying they would call again, which they did not do. Shortly after they left the