At a regular meeting of the frientls of tcmperunce held at Cropsy's hall, on Sunday last, the sad iiitcllicncf m received of the suelden death of David Preston, of Detroit. A number of persons present gave expressions in affeetionate words of sorrow tor the imexpected event, and expressed a desire that a more public opportunity might be ;iven to show their bigh esteem for one wlio had giveu so many years of service iu the interest of huinanity, and in order to carry into effect tlie object so desired, a;comnilttee was ap pointed to make the necessury arrungemeuts for a public meetia; to be held in the opeia house on Sunday next, at 3 o'cloek, fp. m. Uy InvltatlOD, Dr. lluniUj, of the M. E. cliurch, who was the pastor of the lamented Mr. Preston íor a number of years, will deliver an addrefs idiniiicniorative of his lifc and services. In the circuit court last Frlday, in the case of Mary D. Hudsou va. Edward H. Bodaen, Attacluuent. Jnd(ftnent was midand the plaintlft" for $1,390.01, and costs to be tuxed. In tbe case of Aiice M. BUllogl vs. Nettie L. Billingí, a biljraylnf? for the Investment of money in eal estáte by a trustee was granted.