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off entirely to civilians, and even communication per mail seems to be very much restricted. From the Northwest the army at last dates remained in the position it has occupied for some weeks. There have been insurmountable difficulties in the way of advancing, and the opposing armies have been eyeing each other closely. We shall hear soon, we conjecture, of some movement of a decided character. From Floyd and Wise there is nothing especially interesting since the engagement at Cross Lanes. We have rumors daily as thick as blackberries. It is wonderful how many lies are set afloat, where they come from or who makes them are questions that there is no answering. Some are astounding exaggerations of unimportant news; others are manufactured out of the whole cloth. The wags engaged in this fabrication, which involves neither wit nor humor, palm many stories on the War Department; but the inquirer after the truth, if he takes the trouble to seek there, will have his lab