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ed at it, when it immediately "went down." Don't suppose, however, "anybody was hurt." But, nevertheless. somebody was scared, for the balloon suddenly disappeared and did not come up again. Camping at Mason's Hill is interesting and exciting — not a day passing away but a few Yankee pickets "bite the dust." Whilst I was there, in one day eight were gathered by our boys, who keep a sharp lookout for the chaps, and give them a dead shot on sight — Several prisoners have been sent to General Davis' institution at Richmond for safe keeping. By the way, we will soon have a Yankee army on hand. On the morning of the 30th a large Federal camp, about two miles from Alexandria, broke up and retired, thinking, probably, the "rebels" were getting too close for comfort.--They built a large fire, the smoke of which served to cover them as they broke up their camp. Fine views are obtained from both Munson's and Mason's Hills, of the surrounding country, and also of the Potomac. U
$76 reward --Runaway, on the 5th of August, my negro woman named Betty. about 28 years old. 5 feet 4 inches high. black, who was hired to Joseph Davis on Broad street. She has a mark in the face, in consequence of a mustard plaster she had on, which place is darker. She has children in Cumberland county, where I bought her of Mr. J. M Price Her mother lives with Mr. S Street, in August county. No doubt she may try to get to one of these places; or she may be in this city. I will give the shove reward if delivered to me here, or if lodged in jail in the county or city. se2 — 6t* Joseph Stern.