James Colston was found guilty of a misdemeanor, and was fined $50. Curtis Harrott, the young negro found guilty last week of concealing a quantity of brass and copper stolen from the Washington Building Lime Company was sentenced to four months in jail to to pay the cost of the prosecution. Dan Johnson, Sarah Williams, David Spencer and Indiana Trent, indicted in pairs on misdemeanor charges, were dismissed, the prosecution not having sufficient evidence to secure conviction.
George Strother, convicted of highway robbery, in having aided and forcibly taking money from Aaron Vogeler, a German laborer, at the Virginia Ore Bank, was sentenced to five years in the penitentiary. On motion of the prisoner, the order was suspended, pending an application to the Supreme Court for a writ of error.
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