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Runaway--fifty dollars reward. --Runaway, on the 5th of August, my Negro Woman, named Betty; about 28 years old, five feet four inches high, black, who was hired to Joseph Davis on Broad street. She has a mark on the face, in consequence of a mustard plaster she had on, which place is darker — She has children in Cumberland county, where I bought her of Mr. J. M. Price. She is probably in this city, or has made her way to Mr. Price's. I will give the above reward, if delivered to me here or if lodged in jail in the county or city. oc 7--1m* Joseph Stern.
Major-General Vodger. This active Federal officer and scientific bridge builder, at one time an instructor at West Point, has at last been captured at Santa Rosa Island. It is understood that President Davis designs employing him in building "cord uroy" bridges in Florida.
--A special dispatch to the Mobile advertiser and Register, of yesterday's date at Pensacola, states that five companies of Mississippians were engaged in the fight on Santa Rosa Island on Wednesday night, under the command of Col. Chalmers, with Captains Benton, McGowen, Peak, and Miller, and Lieutenants Watson, Myckle, Johnson, McGowen, Banks, and Smith. The casualties were three killed, among whom is private W. E. Welbur. Among the wounded are Capt. Benton and privates Stillman and Davis. The Georgia troops suffered severely. Col. Brown treats the wounded prisoners kindly. Latest Intelligence.--The Federals have 22 of our men prisoners, including the wounded. Lieut. Layne is in the enemy's hospital doing tolerably well, and it is hoped that his leg will be saved. Col. Brown, of Fort Pickens, will not respect our hospital, and Dr. Ford will not remove the sick until the hospital is fired into. Sixteen of our dead are now being brought over.