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Mayor's Court, yesterday. --James Donley, alias Francis, was committed to jail as a suspicious character. He claims to be a deserter from the Yankee army; but his conduct when arrested being the of a swaggering, indecent loafer, it was deemed best to hold him in custody. --A drunken white woman, named Frances Taylor, was also committed in default of security for good behavior. Frances plead hard for her liberty upon the plea that she had three little children that required her fostering care; but, she being an old offender, and for some time back an inmate of the poor-house, her story made no impression.--John McNell was charged with drunkenness and lying on the sidewalk. Upon hearing the testimony of the watchman who made the arrest, the Mayor determined to commit him to jail; but, as he was about leaving the court- room for that place, a note was received from Major Maynard, the head of the Government shoe shop on Navy Hill, stating that Mac had been given permission to go a