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Runaway--one thousand Dollars Reward. --Ran away, on Friday, December 30, a Negro Boy, about twenty-five years old, named Hampton Johnson. He is about five feet six inches in height; weighs about one hundred and thirty pounds; black; a good many of his jaw teeth are out; and inclined to be delicate. I purchased him about three years ago from William Garnett. His wife lives on Seventeenth street, near Austin's grocery. He can read and write remarkably well. He has been working in my foundry as a mechanic. I will pay one thousand Dollars Reward if taken within the enemy's lines, or Five Hundred Dollars if within our lines, and delivered to Hill, Dickinson & Co. W. B. Cook, Founder. Eighth street, near Main. ja 4--6t*
ry, will form the First separate brigade. Division commanders will at once form proper brigade organizations. By command of Major-General Crook. Robert P. Kennedy, Assistant Adjutant-General. Attempted escape of Confederates from Johnson's island. The Sandusky (Ohio) Register of Wednesday says: About one o'clock yesterday morning, by a preconcerted arrangement, a rush was made by twenty-four prisoners upon the centre of the guard line, on the northwest side of the prison on Johnson's island. The prisoners had improvised eight scaling ladders by attaching eleats to beards and strips — very light, easily carried, and just the thing for scaling the high prison fence. The rush upon the guard at once occasioned the proper cry, "Turn out the guard!" accompanied by quite a rattling fire from the guard line; but the rush was so impetuous, and by so many prisoners, that, in spite of the guard, four men out of the twenty-four scaled the fence, passed the guard, esca