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as the following paragraph: There is, or has been, some illicit communications between this city and Fort Sumter.--All interested will look out for blue lights or other irregular signals. The reported sailing of the Star of theWest with troops. The N. Y. Express, alluding to the report that the Star of the West from that port Sunday took 200 U. S. troops for Charleston, says: Our reporter proceeded to the office of the California Steamship Company, and having seen Mr. M. O. Roberts, the owner of the Star of the West, inquired of him if that steamer had been chartered by the Government, and had taken troops or marines on board for Charleston. He replied that the vessel had not been chartered by the Government, and that he knew of no troops having been taken on board. On our reporter questioning the gentleman if the passages of troops might not have been purchased privately, he declined to reply, stating that he did not inquire into the private business of the ed