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ay morning the 14th instant, while the stern-wheel steamer Equality, which is owned by the Lincoln Government, and used as a river patrol between Cairo and Evansville, on the Ohio river, was lying at the mouth of Mayfield creek, at the head of Island No.1, about three miles below Bird's Point, taking on board marketing for the troops at Cairo, a party of seven horsemen rode up to the boat and made a bargain with the Captain to convey them to Norfolk, on the Missouri shore, (where there are two s, the Lexington and Conestoga--the former carrying six, and the latter two guns — passed Columbus in full chase. At 5 o'clock P. M., they passed Hickman, eighteen miles below; but had not gained upon the runaway. Before the Equality reached Island No.10, fuel became scarce, and the prospect of a recapture imminent, when, to the unutterable joy of the rebel "horse marine," the Confederate dispatch steamer Grampus came booming up the river. She was soon alongside, and, taking the prize in tow,