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ce in the case showed that two Yankee deserters had been provided sixty-odd dollars each, and, accompanied by Detective John Reece and a guard attired in Confederate uniform, were then sent out in order to convict, or remove a suspicions from, certaisuspected of dealing in greenbacks. The modus operandi by which they were bagged was somewhat as follows: Detective Reece remained outside, while the two deserters and the guard entered together, the latter of whom proposed the trade. In the Federal money which the deserters had at the rate of fifteen dollars for one. Immediately after settling the matter, Reece walked up to McCormack, having previously been signalized, and demanded of him the money he had bought from the desertersaccused promptly acknowledged the transaction, and surrendered the Federal funds, as well as his own person, to Detective Reece. The examination before the Commissioner being incomplete, further proceedings were postponed till this morning at 10 o'