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Unpleasant Predicament. --Mr. O. C. Bartling, proprietor of the Ocean House, at Portsmouth, Va., was arrested by order of Mayor Mayo, Thursday evening, on the strength of a telegraphic communication received from Commodore French Forrest, of the Virginia Navy, which stated that Mr. Bartling was leaving Portsmouth under suspicious circumstances. He came up via the Norfolk Road to Petersburg, and to Richmond by the Southern route, and was placed in the cage, whence he was brought yesterday w him and would vouch for his correctness of deportment and intention as a citizen. The Mayor said the existing state of affairs must be plead in justification of any hardships he might have experienced by detention, &c. He had telegraphed to Com.Forrest to state the reasons for the arrest, and was momentarily in expectation of hearing from that officer. His course in relation to the matter would he governed solely by the proof adduced. Till such proof was forthcoming, he would have to detai