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teresting monotony of trifling matters before the Mayor which has prevailed for the past week has not yet been broken. Out of a batch of a dozen or so cases, yesterday, very few of them were disposed of; and the character of these which were adjudicated renders it a wasteless consumption of space to give them publicity in our columns. The Confederate States Court was not in session. In the Hustings Court, Judge William H. Lyons delivered his opinion in the habeas corpus case of E. J. Crump, resisting the right of compulsion to perform guard duty around Government property on the ground of being over fifty years of age, and attached to the reserve forces of the State of Virginia. Judge Lyons's decision was adverse to the petitioner, maintaining the principle that, although the Governor of Virginia has not the power to turn State exempts over the Confederate service, yet, where parties resided in committee under the government of Confederate officers, there was no authority v