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Mayor's Court. --The first case called yesterday was that of John Dawson, charged with stealing a watch and chain valued at $50 from a negro belonging to Thos. Stranghn. Alex. Robb, emplyed at the American Hotel, saw the prisoner in the hotel almost every night. On Sunday night the negro boy gave his watch to the night the watch had been carried to Williams's, and on going there ascertained that such a watch had been left there for repairs. Told him not to let any one have it. Dawson then passed by the store, and Capt. Ellis went out and arrested him. Said his name was John O'Brien. Found upon him a pistol engraved "Judge Colt to Lieut. Hill." Prisoner then said his name was Condon, but afterwards said that Dawson was his right name. Said be didn't steal the watch, but merely put it in his pocket and carried it away. (Witness here handed the watch to the Mayor.) John Williams. (watchmaker,) testified that a man named Cline and another left a watch with him to