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Arrests by the Provost Marshal's force. --The neighborhood of 17th and Cary streets bears no enviable reputation. Assistant Provost Marshal, G. W. Alexander, having been informed that it was at times unsafe for citizens to pass in that neighborhood without being insulted, or their accuses shocked by obscene conduct, produceProvost Guard, 120 strong, were under arms. The detachment from below, commanded by Lt. Turner, C. S. A., the remainder of the guard, with the police, under Marshal Alexander in person, met at 18th and Main, surrounded the block of buildings between 17th and 18th, Cary, and the alley parallel to Main. The police force then entere house in detail. Some of the scenes were revolting. Every male in the block was arrested and confined in the jail till morning, when they had a hearing by Marshal Alexander, assisted by Lts. Turner, Emack, and Semple.--The liquor found thus was poured into the streets, barrels were taken to the receiving stere, and receipts give