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Hustings Court. --There were but two criminal trials in this Court on Saturday last. The first was that of Francis P. Blair, Jr., charged with stealing a lot of clothing, the property of Capt. Taylor.--The prisoner plead not guilty to the charge, and there being no evidence adduced to prove the larceny, Capt. Taylor being a prisoner in the Yankee lines, the jury acquitted the prisoner under the instructions of the Commonwealth's Attorney. [Young Blair is said to be a son of the notoriouBlair is said to be a son of the notorious Francis T. Blair, of Missouri. He deserted the Federal army near Fredericksburg, several months since, and professing a desire to link his fortunes to the South was paroled and permitted to join a cavalry company. He says he did not steal Capt. Taylor's clothes, but bore the blame of the then and risked the punishment rather than give up the name of the real thief.] Charles Amey, indicted for breaking into the factory of Kent & Wilson, and stealing tobacco, was arraigned and plead not