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Hustings Court, Judge Lyons presiding. The time of this Court yesterday was occupied in the trial of one William N. Miller, formerly a Lieutenant in one of the Virginia regiments, who, about November last, was cashiered for some offence, and who, shortly thereafter, migrated to this city, where he conceived the idea of raising the wind by pretending to be a Lieutenant Colo-Colonel. He was successful in his imposture to the extent of swindling Messrs. King & Lambeth, the well-known carrisleek and plausible appearance and representations of the pretended Lieut. Colonel, as to advance him a month's pay as such. Mr. Smith was induced to do so because prisoner had been introduced to him by a young Baltimorean, named Tormey, as "Colonel Miller," and no case of false representation on the part of anybody claiming to be an officer had before occurred to induce a suspicion of the trick. Prisoner was defended by N. A. Sturdivant and A. Judson Crane, Esqs., and prosecuted with his