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Arrests. --Wm. Barrett has been committed to the military prison of the Eastern District for acting as a substitute agent. A man in his employ, named Wm. McNiven, was put in on the same charge.--Edward A. Foran, a member of the 14th Regiment Louisiana Volunteers, was also arrested and locked up for trying to sell himself as a substitute.--A. Doobar, a Yankee member of the 1st Maryland Cavalry, has been placed in Castle Thunder, as also James Smith, arrested for selling liquor.
witnesses. Geo. Drew, charged with stealing money on the 19th of November, 1861, had his case continued for ten days on account of the absence of a witness. John Dwyer, a substitute, and Wm. Murphy, who alleges that he is a Captain in a Louisiana regiment, charged with swindling a Halifax man out of a large sum of money, will be heard on Saturday. John Westerfield alias John Farrar alias Ferrill alias Miller, charged with stealing a horse, by J. T. Gatewood, a courier for Gen. Smith's Medical Director, was sent on for further examination before the Hustings Court next Wednesday. It appears that Westerfield came out to the picket post, a few miles up the tow path, and offered the horse for sale at $145--a price greatly below his value. The proposed buyer wanted Westerfield to prove his right to the horse, and at the request of the latter one of the guard, named Phillips, went with him to do so. They had not gone far before Westerfield began to show great anxiety to r
oaths in certain cases. The motion to reconsider prevailed. On motion, the vote by which the bill was ordered to its engrossment, was also reconsidered. Mr. Jones, of Tenn., moved to lay the whole subject on the table. Negatived. Mr. Smith, of N. C., presented a substitute for the bill, which was agreed to. Mr. Sexton, of Texas, moved to amend the substitute by adding "in order that they may be enabled to draw the pay to which they may be entitled."--The amendment was agreedght, of Ga., from the Committee on Hospitals, asked leave to report a bill from that committee to regulate the granting of furloughs.--Leave being granted, the bill was taken up by the House and discussed at some length by Messrs. Wright, Clarks, Smith, of N. C., and others. The following is a copy of the bill: "The Congress of the Confederate States do enact, That furloughs for a period not exceeding sixty days shall be granted a sick or wounded soldier confined in any Confederate hospit