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A large haul of Disloyalists. --Information having been received at the office of the Chief of Police that certain parties intended leaving this city for Yankeedom, Captain Samuel Maccubbin, assisted by a corps of his officers, started in pursuit on Friday night, and, upon reaching the lower end of Rocketts, overhauled and arrested the following parties, charged with attempting to escape to the enemy: Joseph White, company F, Arsenal battalion; William O. Black, of the Printers' Guard; Chas. Phillips, citizen; Wm. Markwalter, company B, Armory battalion; Chas. H. Coleman, company F, First Virginia reserves; Gerhart Herke, company C, Naval battalion; Joseph Bunkley, company I, Third Virginia regiment; Wilson Schroder, alias August Wilby, company F, First Louisiana regiment. At the same time, James Duke, William T. Duke, Moses S. Duke, citizens; John A. Duke, company A, Fifty-third Virginia regiment; John Hancock, company G, Arsenal battalion, and William E. Lohman, compa
Robbery. --Three men demanded entrance into an old free negro's house in Rocketts on Saturday night under pretext of being officers who were in search of Confederate deserters, and after ransacking the house from top to bottom, carried off all the Sunday clothes belonging to the occupants. They left word that the clothes might be had by calling at the Mayor's Court this morning; but, of course, their story was an entire fabrication, and they had no intention of restoring the stolen plunder.