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in troubled with them. Since these Massachusetts menials have been stationed opposite our town, quite a number of our citizens have been in constant dread and alarm. Many of them are afraid to stay at home with their families at night. Our venerable and efficient Captain Splash, who acted as Commissary for our "brave boys" when stationed here, has been menaced, and he is compelled every night, from motives of personal safety, to seek refuge in the country with his various friends. This is, indeed, hard, and should be remedied as soon as possible. The Chesapeake and Ohio Canal is open, and seems to be doing a "land office business," transporting provisions to the Federal capital. Yesterday two deserters from Banks' column made their appearance in town, looking horribly bad, almost destitute of clothing, and said they "wanted to go home."--Some of the citizens rigged them up and sent them to Martinsburg, where a body of Confederate troops are stationed. Potomac.