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Police Arrests.

--Yesterday, Ellick, slave of Wm. Knight, was punished by Alderman Sadler for stealing chickens from the First Market. J. S. Vorhies (or a man giving that name) was brought to the Station-House and delivered to officer Blankenship by three gentlemen from Maryland, who regarded his conduct as suspicious. Vorhies, who is a tall, red-headed man, got on at Louisa Court-House, and the parties concerned in his arrest were led to believe him a Northern spy, from various statements of a contradictory character he made to them about his business, where from, &c. He had a lot of papers in cypher that he said was a sermon. The officers took possession of them. Peter T. Allen and Thos. Walker were arrested for fighting in the arch of the Old Market-House. Allen, after being locked up, behaved in the most disorderly manner, kicking the doors of the cells, yelling, &c. He is supposed to be a Baltimore ‘ "Blood Tub."’

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