Proceedings in the courts.
Mayor's Court, October 29th.
, the man arrested for stealing O. M. Hancock
's pocketbook, containing $28, on Monday night, on Franklin street, was finally examined and sent on to a called Court to be held on the 3d of November.
Dan and Catherine Keys, who were arrested at the instigation of Bridget Canley, who charged them with an assault, were admonished and lot off, it appearing that the disturbance complained of was one of these casual flare-ups that may occur in the best regulated families.
Mrs. Catherine Botis
was fined two dollars because her son had been found throwing rocks in the street.
was fined one dollar and required to give security on the charge of being drunk and disorderly in the street.
The case against George Drew, a colored man, for the alleged felonious appropriation of $60, belonging to Wm. H. Major
, one year since, was called and continued on account of the absence of witnesses.
Wm. S. Mountcalm
was required to give security to keep the peace because he had threatened to beat Julius Kracker
T. C. Turner
, arraigned on the charge of interfering with people in the street while corned, was fined one dollar, and after an admonition on the impropriety of ‘"running the blockade"’ was let off.
and Dennis O'Brien
were arraigned on the rather serious charge of taking possession of a private carriage, the property of Mr. John Clash
, who resides on Brook Avenue, and stealing an overcoat belonging to Jim, slave of said John Clash.
The case without being heard on its merits, was continued until to-morrow.
C. S. District Court.
, slave to John A. Dudley
, who stands charged with passing counterfeit Treasury notes in six different cases, was called up for trial on indictment No. 5, of which the jury acquitted him upon hearing the evidence in the case.
He will be tried to-day on another indictment, of which there are still five recorded against him. If he knows nothing about passing the Treasury notes, it is presumed he will know something about law
by the time Court is through with all the charges booked against him.
Hustings Court--Judge Lyons Presiding.
--No criminal cases were tried before this Court yesterday.
It will not be in session to day. To-morrow the extortion case of ‘"Hagan
's John"’ will come up on the docket for trial.
Henrico Circuit Court, Oct, 29.
--The case of Jos. Bernard
, charged with shooting John C. Taylor
, was further examined, the testament of the witnesses concluding in the evening, The argument of the counsel will commence.
Thursday morning at 11 o'clock.