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Mayor's Court, Friday, May 22d. --Michael Sweeney underwent an examination for stabbing Joseph Deitrick in the neck with a knife, on 17th street. Some suspicions entertained by the prisoner relative to the conduct of Deitrick in regard to his wife led him to seek an interview, which resulted in a quarrel, ending with the stabbing complained of. The wound was made in Deitrick's neck, and came very near finishing him, so far as an earthly sojourn was concerned. The Mayor sent the case on before the Hustings Court, and committed Sweeney to answer the charge of stabbing with intent to kill. The case of Mrs. Frances Kelley, charged with engaging in a riot on the 2d day of April, was called; but the necessary witnesses not being present, it was continued. The examination of Jesse Sheppardson, for committing a violent assault on M. W. Swain, proprietor of a grocery opposite the New Market, was called and continued, the Clerk of the Market testifying that Swain was so b