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two Armies. Under the head of "Figures Do Not Lie," the Herald has the following hit at Hooker: The Tribune says Lee's army at the time Hooker crossed to give him battle only counted 50,000 men. The Times says Hooker's army at the same time numbered 159,300 men. It thus appears, with more than three times Lee's army. Hooker was unable to whip him in the first fight, and unable to do it with twice and a half his number of men after he got his reinforcements. According to the statemee prisoners captured by the enemy, numbering five or six thousand more.--would make the total loss from 23,000 to 24,000. Lee, it is stated by the same authorities, lost more than Hooker did, or about 30,000 men — exceeding half his original force.ous. The negroes at present at the "Contraband Camp," Washington city, are to be immediately employed in cultivating Gen. Lee's estate at Arlington and other abandoned farms in the vicinity of that city in Virginia. On Tuesday afternoon, whi