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Running the blockade. --The South Carolina schooner Petrel, E O Murden commanding, left South Edisto on Saturday afternoon, at three o'clock; passed North Edisto at 4 o'clock, and made Stono at 5.30 P. M. The officers report that they saw in sight two men-of-war, one a large man-of-war ship and the other a bark-rigged vessel. These were seen about 20 miles to the Northeast of Charleston bar. The Petrel ran in over the bar, passing the blockaders, was brought to by a shot from Fort Sumter, when nearly abreast of Fort Johnson, and a few moments afterwards was hailed with another shot from Fort Moultrie. This occurred about 8 o' clock on Saturday evening, and no doubt gave rise to the current rumor, that a boat from the blockading vessels, in attempting a landing, had been fired at from Sumter. The Petrel anchored in the stream, off the battery yesterday morning, giving a salute as she dropped anchor. An officer on board reports the blockading vessels on Sunday morning immediat