Proceedings in the Courts.
Mayor's Court, Saturday, Nov. 8th.
was committed in default of surety on the charge of assaulting and abusing John D. Kawk
George Drew, mulatto, was brought up for examination for stealing $60 from Wm. H. Major
No evidence was offered against the accused, who has been in prison for several months past.
The case was continued until the 17th inst.
William M. Miller
, for a violent assault on Macduff Liggon, was held to bail in the sum of $200 to appear before the Grand Jury
for indictment for misdemeanor.
had caused the arrest of Liggon
on the charge of stealing his horse, and the act of violence complained of preceded it. Liggon
was acquitted of the charge by the Mayor
, charged with getting drunk and trespassing on the Columbian Hotel
, gave security for his good behavior, and was discharged.
John W. Hutchinson
in the 59th Georgia regiment, arrested for getting drunk and acting disorderly at the Exchange Hotel
, was sent before Gen Winder
, slave of Juan Plumni
, found with a lot of flour and lard, supposed stolen, was ordered 25 stripes.
was sent before the Hustings Court for examination on the charge of stealing a pair of shoes worth $20 from M. G. Gorden
& Co. The shoes were taken Saturday morning. Wiley
, a half grown lad, said he was born in Jackson, Miss.
, and raised in Louisiana
, Pat Doyle
, and Edward Hall, arrested as vagrants, having no visible means of support gave bail, and were released from jail.
Hustings Court, Saturday, Nov. 8.
--A special session of the Alderman
's Court of Hustings con- vened to day for the examination of several cases of felony sent up from the Mayor
There were present Recorder Caskie
, and Aldermen Bray
, Timberlake Lipscomb
was examined for stealing James G. Hawthorn
's trunk, and sent before Judge Lyons
for final trial.
The examination of Wm. E. Jones
. 6th South Carolina regiment, for killing H. Snow
, on Broad street, Sunday last, was continued on account of the absence of Mr. Crane
The witnesses in the case were all present.
a marine, was examined and sent before Judge Lyons
for final trial for stealing $91.30 from John B. Randall
, a soldier, belonging to the 3d Arkansas regiment.