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A Detective "Peppered" and --Yesterday morning detectives John Reece and James K. Hix received information that there were three Confederate deserters skulking about in the vicinity of Clarke'sorthwith repaired thither in search of them. On arriving in the neighborhood the two separated, Reece taking one direction and Hix the other Reece had not proceeded far before he discovered the dese very severely and making a large gash in his cheeks. The party then fled, and were fired at by Reece, though neither were struck. Heating the report of a pistol, Hix went to the assistance of ReecReece, and was much astonished to find him bleeding profusely from his face and hands, as well as perfectly blind in consequence of the pepper which had been thrown in his eyes. Reece's sufferings are rReece's sufferings are represented as being of the most excruciating character, and he had to be led back to his residence, near Brooke Avenue, where, up to a late hour yesterday afternoon, he was still experiencing great p