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Charged with forgery. --The arrest of a young man named Opie Staite for forgery, was mentioned in yesterday's paper. The circumstances connected with the affair, related to us by Capt. Jos. J. White, one of the clerks in the Auditor's office, are as follows: On the 27th of April last, Staite presented, at the Auditor's office, what purported to be an order of the Circuit Court of Giles county, allowing Jas. D. Johnston, Commonwealth's Attorney, $50 for services, which, being signed J. W. English, clerk, and endorsed on the back "James D. Johnson," was paid to Staite by Mr. White, and receipted for by him. The order stated the allowance to have been granted on the 18th of April, when the Court did not sit till the following May. In June, (the order having been previously entered,) was copied by the clerk, and really endorsed by Jas. D. Johnston, who sent it on for collection through Ro. H. Maury & Co. Payment was refused till Mr. Johnston made the requisite eath that the signat