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Selection of cavalry Horses. --Incompetent Agents.--The Raleigh Standard says: We learn that proper attention has not been paid to the purchase of cavalry horses for this State, or rather that, in several instances, incompetent persons have been employed to purchase. We saw, in Col. Spruill's camp, near Kittrell's, one or two hundred horses which were purchased in Kentucky, by Mr. John W. Woodfin, at a cost to the State, when delivered, of about $170 each. Not more than one-half of them are really fit for service. Many of them have been condemned as unfit for cavalry use. And we saw, also, a number of horses purchased in Granville, under direction of Col. Spruill, at an average of about $140, which are really well put up and fine-looking animals, capable of effective service in the field. On Monday last, in this place, some ten or twelve cavalry horses — ordinary concerns even for the plow or wagon — were sold to the highest bidder, having been properly condemned as