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Foreigners and Consuls. --Judge W. G. Jones, of the Confederate Court for Alabama, has lately given at Mobile a judgment and opinion on the liability of alien residents to the conscription. As to foreigners and Consuls, he says: The petitioner, McKinn, produces a certificate, dated at Mobile, 26th May, 1863, signed by her Britannic Majesty's acting Consul at Mobile, and under the Consular seal, to the effect, that the acting Consul "has good reason to believe, after careful examina enroll the person having it without first making inquiries, and obtaining such information as satisfies him that the party is really a permanent resident of this country and liable to conscription. The Mobile Tribune says the decision of Judge Jones in the Confederate States Court, respecting the liability of aliens, is regarded as one of the most important decisions that have yet been given, and will have a wonderful effect in bringing about a change in matters generally. For there is a