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y and attempted to move in, for which the Mayor held him to ball for his future good behavior in the sum of $150. Walter Tate, a white man, arrested for keeping a policy office in an alley between 15th street and Locust Alley, and Main and Frants, and selling tickets to negroes, was before the Mayor for examination Officer Crone testified to seeing four negroes in Tate's room — to hearing them talk of a favorite number — and to seeing strips of paper which he supposed were policy tickets, but which Tate burned before he was arrested. The Mayor sent him on to be indicted, but admitted him to bail. John Clayton, a free negro, and Peyton, Randall, and Frank, slaves, arrested for being in Tate's policy office, are to have a hearing Tate's policy office, are to have a hearing for their offence to-day. John P. Sledd, a butcher in the 2d market, was fined $5 by the Mayor for selling three pounds and three quarters of beef as four pounds. The price charged for the steak left Mr. Sledd a liberal profit, which, however, w
Hustings Court. --This body disposed of the following cases yesterday: Walter Tate, indicted for keeping a negro policy office. Held to bail to answer at the next term. Miles Cary, indicted for assault and battery. Fined $20. Rufus, a free negro, charged with stealing a silver watch from Joseph N. Vaughan, was tried and acquitted. James Slaven, for selling liquor without a license. Fined $60 and costs. Wm. Peasley, John Brown, and William Brown, indicted for assault and battery.--Fined $60 and costs. Edwin Myer, for receiving a pair of stolen boots. Acquitted. John Barton, Patrick O'Brien, Thomas H. Wilkinson, George W. Elam, and Robert Birch, indicted for assault and battery.--Fined $25 and costs and sentenced to jail for twelve months.
stimony in the case of Henry Hungerford for keeping a faro bank till the next term, and Hungerford was recognized to appear in the sum of $5,000. On the charge of larceny preferred against Benjamin Delorme, the jury brought in a verdict of guilty, when the prisoner was sentenced to confinement for six months in the city jail, and that he be employed for eight hours of each day in the chain gang. On motion of the Commonwealth's Attorney a nolle prosequi was entered in the case of Walter Tate, charged with being concerned in the lottery business. Augustus Rupert, indicted for larceny, was examined and discharged. No indictments were returned against Belia McCarthy, James Hampton, John Hogan, and William O'Brien, and they were discharged. A license was granted Miles T. Phillips to keep an ordinary on corner of 12th and Cary streets. James Denay, indicted for unlawfully resisting the police in the discharge of their duty, was examined, found guilty, and his p