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Important case. --The Hustings Court of Magistrates yesterday, before their adjournment, committed John Reece, a detective in the Chief of Police office, to jail, in default of thirty-seven thousand dollars security for his appearance to testify in certain cases for gambling and selling liquor in the city contrary to a State law prohibiting said practices. At a later hour, Reece sued out a release from prison under writ of habeas corpus before Judge Joynes, of Petersburg, now in this city; but that functionary, after a due consideration of the matter, refused to give any decision till this morning. [It will be recollected by our readers that, at thenctionary, after a due consideration of the matter, refused to give any decision till this morning. [It will be recollected by our readers that, at the July term of Judge Lyons's Court, Reece testified before the Grand Jury in seventy-odd cases against different parties for gambling at faro and violating the liquor license law.]