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Thursday, April 10, 1851.+-

Metamora, IL.

On first day of Woodford Circuit Court Lincoln appears for defendants in two actions for "gaming"—People v. Clifton et al. and People v. Miller. In first case jury finds one defendant guilty. He is fined $10 and costs. Second defendant is found not guilty and case against third is continued. In second case Miller is found guilty of keeping gambling house and fined $15 and costs. Berkey v. Engle, chancery, Lincoln for defendant, is tried by court, which orders defendant to convey land when plaintiff pays $135.58. Lincoln writes defendant's answer, and court decree, which is victory as plaintiff asked conveyance of land without payment. Record; Photocopy.