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A Cute trick.

--The Saulsbury (N. C.) correspondent of the Charlotte Bulletin given the following:

‘ There were some eight prisoners who played a smart trick, a week or two ago, to make good their escape, which succeeded very well so far as they were concerned. A case or two of small pox broke out among the prisoners and guard when it entered some of their heads that they would have the smallpox. So they took a hot iron and stuck it about over their heads and stuck pins in one another, and then went before or, J. W. Hall, surgeon at the post, and he sent them to a hospital about a half a mile from the garrison. They stayed there but a few hours, and that was only to wait until dark, when they made good their escape, and have not been heard from since.

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