Prosecnting Attorney Seth C. fiandall tuis week furnished the attorney general with his report upon the amount of criminal business done in the county dnring the past six months. The total nnmber of persons piosecuted duriug this time was 236, of whom 164 were convicted, three acquitted, 52 dismissed od payment of costs, three nolle prossed, 11 dischargedon examination, and three settled. Of the cases, three were of arson, 42 of assault and battery, one of adultery, tbree of assaolt with intent to do great bodily harm, three of cruelty of an imals, three of breaking into a freight car, seven of boarding trains while in motion, five of disturbing religious meeting, 68 of drnokeuness, three of juvenile disorderly, fonr of prostitntion, eight of violation of game laws, one of f orgery, two of false pretenses, 1 2 of violation of liquor law, six of grand arceny, one of seduction. Por the six months pieceding the whole number of arrests had been 187 (making a total of 423fortheyear). Of these 155 were oonvicted, one acqnitted, 17 discharge} on payment of costs, five nolle prossed, nine discbarged on examination.