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telegraph through Gloucester county, but removed it without making any use of it. The object of this is supposed to have been to communicate with Grant's army when he made his base of supplies at the White House; but his sudden change to the Southside rendered its completion unnecessary. It is currently reported, also, that the enemy are evacuating Yorktown, and removing their stores from that place as rapidly as possible. A heavy rumor prevailed yesterday to the effort that Wilmington, North Carolina, had been captured and occupied by the Yankee. We only mention it for the purpose of pronouncing it utterly untrue, since some simple minded people seem ready enough to believe anything, no matter how doubtful its authorship. There are persons in this community who have no better occupation than inventing and circulating rumors, and however gross or absurd their character, they are readily swallowed by those who do not take the trouble to inquire whence they started. If these pr