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Rogue Caught. --An old gentleman named John Morris, of Tuscumbia, Ala., came to Richmond last week with $1,100 in money to buy a substitute for a relative, and on stopping at a private boarding-house on Main street, near 18th street, last Fridhis listeners was one Samuel Houghey, pretending to hail from Chambers county, Ala., who took such a lively interest in Mr. Morris's affairs, that on Friday night he stealthily entered the room occupied by that gentleman, and, withdrawing a pillow-caearning Saturday morning that the enterprising fellow had procured a passport and gone in the direction of Petersburg. Mr. Morris gave information at the headquarters of the Assistant Provost Marshal of the Eastern District, who, on telegraphing to having bought two gold watches in Petersburg at $400 each, and other trinkets to the amount of $100. He had but $200 of Mr. Morris's funds on his person when brought back. An officer took charge of the prisoner, with the design of carrying him to Pe