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es, for $25,000. Paying a large instalment of the purchase money. Lowber set in with fifteen hands to develop the hidden resources of his new acquisition. They were so ingeniously hid that after six months unremitting exertion and the expenditure of a good deal of money, he came to the conclusion that he had been victimized, either by salting the claim (as we're seen done in California) or by that other process which enables some people by the power of language to convert a brickbat into a pretty extensive farm, or convert brass into gold.--The bill which prays the setting aside of the deed of trust made to secure a portion of the purchase money, prays also, we believe, damages. The Judge dismissed the bill for want of equity, and a decree was entered for defendants' costs. An appeal was taken, and the case will be carried to the Supreme Court of the United States. John R. Tucker and John M. Patton, Jr., appeared for plaintiff; Alex. R. Holliday and William Green for defendants.