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The substitute question.

--The case of Josiah Blackburn, who applies for a discharge from military service under a writ of habeas corpus, will be argued to day.

This is the first case in which the validity of the late law of Congress placing in the service those who have furnished substitutes, has been questioned, and its decision will be looked to with great interest by a large number of persons similarly situated.

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