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The balloon Experiment. --The New York Herald's Washington correspondent (June 11) makes the subjoined statement. It is apparent, notwithstanding all their boasted means of obtaining accurate information about the strength of the "rebels," our enemies in reality know but little. The Government has made a temporary arrangement with the well known Professor Lowe for an æronautical recounoissance of the strength and position of the rebel forces at Fairfax Court-House and Manassas Junction Professor Lowe was here about a week ago, to make a proposition to the above end to the military authorities, and having received encouragement, returned to Philadelphia to make the necessary preparations. He returned last night, and has been actively engaged to-day in getting ready for his first ascension to-morrow. The balloon will be at ached to a cable some two thousand feet in length, in order to secure a steady point of observation. In addition to the æronaut, an engineer office