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Contesting; a Will on tbe Ground of mart, . , : On next Thursday a hearing will take place before the Orphans' Court of Berks county in the matter or tne contested will ot Benjamin ifacn - man, deceased, who formerly lived on North Tenth street, this city. Mr. fiaohm&n died in December last, leaving a will in which he devised all his property, real and personal, to his widow, Elizabeth Bachman, and appointing her as sole executrix ot tne win. Mis son Charles jaCDuiBQ una uaugaier, juts iiucy juoyer were thus cut off by the terms of the will from any participation in their father's estate. They Bachman and daughter, Mrs. Lucy Moyer have accordingly brought suit for the purpose of testing the validity of the will. They allege fraud, duress, and undue influence to have been exerted by tneir mother Elizabeth isacnrnan, The case comes np on an appeal from the Reg ister of Wills, who granted letters testamentary on the 27th oi December last to Mrs. Elizabeth Bachman. Messrs. McAtee, Staufier, and F. L. Smith are counsel for the appellants, and Messrs. Mengel and Meredith for the widow.