The Courts, yesterday.
--Several small cases were disposed of the Mayor
yesterday; but, as our columns are crowded with subjects of more importance, no notice can be made of them.
Before Judge Lyons
, the habeas corpus
case of Ernest P. Bactjer
, claiming to be an foreigner, was further argued and than continued till to- day.
called his court together at the usual hour; but, for reasons deemed sufficient, did not enter into the trial of any cases.
Several habeas corpus
petitions were postponed and a writ was awarded James L., Fields, claiming discharge from service as a small contractor.