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The following are the cases disponed of since our last report. Since Monday Judge Shipman has presided in place of Judge Morris : Thos. B. Shaw admltted to practlce. The People vs.Wm. Keatlng. The defendant fal 1 1 ng to appear to recleve en tence for assau 1 1 and battery, of whlcb he liad been eonvlcted, hls bail wasdeclared forfelied and capUs ordered to Issue for hls arrest. It seeras that this Individual has left hls country for hl country good. " Sklpped out." In appeal of Noah W. Cheever and Edward Treadwell, cxecutors of the wlll of Hiram Arnold, deceased. Contlnued to June Wth, Ht Dennis E. Locke and Lafayette Burch vs. John G. Gros and Charles Qross. Sultbrought by the complainant to recover commlssions for windmllls sold by the plalntlffs fordefendats. Verdict for plalntlff $99.91. Augustus W. Britton vs. CuylerCoy. Sult to recover pay for a reaper aold defeudaul. On trial. THE ARNOLD CASES. In the case of Hascall Ra d 8 ford vs. Eugene B. Arnold, Escálala N. Green and Clay A. Green, involvinff the title to the property known as the Wallington farm, in the township of Ann Arbor, a petition was presented by the defendants, praying leave to file a bilí of review, and after argument at leögth, II. J. Beakes, Frank Emerick and B. F. Granger appearing in behalf of the defendants, and Albert Crane and R. E. Frazer appearing for the I plainant, it was ordercd by the court that I defendantshave leave to file the proposed I bilí, on giving the usual security by bond I in the sutn of five hundred dollars with Btwo sureties, within thirty days from the Í23d inst. In the matter of the appeal of Noah W. I Cheever and Kdward Treadwell from the ¦ decree of the judge of probate, disallowing ¦ the instrument.9 propoumled as the last I will and testament of Hiram Arnold, deI ceased, a motion was made by the appelI anta to dismiss from the case Esculala N. I Green, as contestant, she having been the I proponent in the probate court, also to I strike from the plea of the contestants the ¦ averment that na adjustment had been I made of all matters of differeüce between I the parties, which motion, after argument I at length, Sawyer & Knowlton, for appelI lants, and Messrs. Beak es, Cutcheon and I (Jranger for appellees, was overruled by I the court, reserving, however, the latter I branch of the motion for further considerI ation at the trial. A motion was then II made by the appellees for a continuance of II the case until the next term of the court II on account of the absence of Philip Bach, II and the severe illness of John Heuley, I material witnesses for the oontestants, I which motion, on showing of affidavits and I argument of counsel, was sustained by the I court, and tha case set down for trial for I the 20th of June, at 1 J p. m. Prof. Charles T. ThatcheTof Rochester, I N. Y. , and recently teacher of elocution in I Syracuse university„will give an elecutionI ary reading in the Presbyterian church, on I Friday evening, May 6th, under the auspiI ces of the young people's association. I The monster whale, sixty feet long and I weighing over forty tong, one of the greatI est natural curiosities ever exbibited, will I he on exhibition f.r the week commencinir I May 2d, at Toledo, on Ottawa street, in I the rear of the Oliver house. People visI iting Toledo will want to go and see it. There will be a Japanese tea party for I the benefit of the ladies' library association I in the parlors of the Presbyterian church, I on Friday evening, April 29. Colonel I Crawford's large and valuable collection of I Japanese articles, recently imported from I Japan, will be on exhibition. Admisión I twenty-five cents. Houseplants, Chinese and Japanese I (joods in great variety and profusión will I be ofFered for sale at thenew Baptist church I on Huron street, on Friday evening, May I Gth, by the ladies of the church. Ifc is I their annual floral festival which has been I so generously apprcciated by our citizens I for a few years past. Mr. V. W. Whedon haiTon exhibition I at McMillan's two fine oil painting?, one I entitled "Esther preparing to go before I the king," valued at $300, and the other a I fruit piece and landscape scène combined, I valued at $100. The latter is certainly an I elegant thing to our eye. They are the I work of Mrs. Judge Turner, of Loweville, I N. Y., and are attracting a great deal of I attention from lovers of the beautiful.