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The Ogden Habeas Corpus case. --In the Confederate States District Court yesterday Hon. James Lyons delivered his argument in the case of R. D'Orsey Ogden, acting manager of the Richmond Theatre, who sues out for exemption from military service on the ground of his being a British subject. The honorable gentleman occupied tas taken, it would be just as well to say that Abe Lincoln would constitute himself a Confederate citizen if he were to come to Richmond and remain a single day. Mr. Lyons, in submitting the case to the Judge, based his application for the discharge of his client, firstly, upon the ground that he had never been domiciled at all, and secondly, that if he had been, his domicil never extended to the Confederate States. We do not pretend to give anything like a report of Mr. Lyons's speech, but merely design to set forth what were its most striking points. At the conclusion, Judge Halyburton was placed in possession of all the papers which had been used by