THE COURTS. : Third Dlatrlct Court. STATE BONDS. State ex rel.. K. L - Chambury vs. the Board of Liquidation. Petitioner ie holier and owner of eleven bonds, issued by the State of Louisiana, together with the interest coupons thereto attached, in tbe sum of $15, each payable semi - annually from and after the 1st day of July, 1874, each of said bonds being for the sum of fsoo. He prays for a mandamus commanding, and requiring the Board of Liquidation to fund said bonds in consolidated bonds of the State of Louisiana, Louisiana, as required by the terms and conditions of act No 3, of 1374. A rule nisi" has been issued and made returnable on the 15th lust. DAMAGES. nenry Closterman vs. Francois Gueble aud others. This is a suit for damages in the sum of 810,000, for iDjurlous rumors alleged alleged to have been spread by defendants against plaintiff, whom they supposed to be a laHner of Victor Nippert, owing to a rivalry in business. APPEAL. In the case of Wintz vs. O. E. Girardey and others, the Board of Administrators of the Charity Hospital, through their President, President, Gov. Nicholls, have filed a petition for a devolutive appeal from the final judgment rendered. METROPOLITAN POLICE TAX. In the suit of Wm. F. Loan and other, of the late metropolitan police, vs. the city of Vw Orleans, Henry C. Ely, of Brooklyn. N. Y , has intervened, claiming to be the holder of a promissory note for S13.O00, signed by C C. Antoine, President, and L.T. Murdock, Treasurer, ot the metropolitan police, dated February 14, 1877, payable ninety days after date, to the order of John A. Walsh, by him Indorsed without recourse. Tli pi intervenor also claims that all the funds which have been collected by the city on account account of the metropolitan police tax be placed in The hands of a receiver, to be appointed appointed by tne court, and that he be paid by priority and preference over ail the plaintiffs plaintiffs the amount of his claim. Joseph Hagins vs. Mary E. Pringle. Judgment for plaintiff. Dominique Karet vs. Wm. Voges and Wm. H Benson. Judgment for plaintiff. Joseph Bates vs. Melimia Jenkins, his wife. Judgment for plaintiff. E. J. O'Brien vs. E. V. Fassman. Judgment Judgment for plaintiff. The Louisiana National Bank vs. R. L. Theard. et als. Judgment for plaintiff. . Charles Kay vs. John G. Hasard. Judgment Judgment for defendant. John and Henry Leidinger vs. John F. Coffey .J udgment for plaintiff.