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"a Lie, with a Circumstance."

A sensation correspondent of the New York Herald, speaking of the holiday stoppage of the freight trains on the Richmond and Danville railroad--the constant practice every Christmas — calls it a "rebel precautionary movement" against negro mobs, and says that ‘"the wicked flee when no man pursueth."’

The correspondent is a wicked flea himself, or some other buzzing, troublesome insect. Not the slightest fear has ever been entertained of any trouble from the negroes. The paymaster went up with $13,000 on Saturday, and did not even carry a guard. This story shows how little foundation these correspondents require to make a mischievous report. Colonel Dodamead has already corrected the statement in the Lynchburg Virginian.

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