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even a rumor from Petersburg on yesterday, which is conclusive evidence that nothing of importance had occurred, or was going on there. The movement against Weldon. We mentioned on yesterday that a column, thrown out from Grant's army, and supplied and equipped for a protracted expedition, had struck the Weldon railroad at Jarratt's, thirty miles south of Petersburg, and when last heard from were marching in the direction of Weldon. There was a flying rumor that Hampton had encountered and had a fight with this column, but we could trace the story to no trustworthy source. The probability of this thing was, doubtless, the father of the report.stablishing a new base at a point which should deprive us permanently of the use of the Petersburg and Weldon railroad, and at the same time threaten Wilmington. Weldon was, doubtless, the point selected. If he succeeds in getting there, and fortifying himself, he will hope to supply his troops by the Roanoke river, or by rebuil
Arrested as spies. --The evening trains which arrived in this city on Thursday night brought down two men, charged with being spies, who were committed to Castle Thunder. Their names are Dr. H. P. Ritter, a citizen of Edenton, North Carolina, who was forwarded, under escort of a guard, by Colonel P. C. Gaillard, provost marshal of Weldon, and Sterling King, an Englishman, sent here from Abingdon. The circumstances which led to their arrest have not been made known.