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th admirable skill to keep it to themselves. Solomon, slave of John Sledd, and John Whitlock, a free negro, were charged with stealing a box of butter from Bartholomew Hill. It appeared that Mr. Hill was a market man, and on Saturday morning, while Whitlock engaged him in conversation, Solomon caught up a small box of butter and ran off. Officer Griffin, who witnessed the whole affair, ran after Solomon and arrested him. The negroes were ordered to be whipped. William, slave of Wm. Barrett, war ordered to be whipped for stealing chickens. Wm. H. Harvey and Wm. H. Reed were charged — the former with assaulting, the latter with threatening to assault, Joseph H. Moore. It appeared that Moore, who holds some position of authority in the Second Auditor's Office of the Confederate Treasury Department, lodged with the head of the department some information against Harvey and Reed, which they considered slanderous. On Friday morning Harvey walked into the Auditor's Office,