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Early has fallen back to Swift Run gap. It has no better authority than unconfirmed rumor. The Latest. Intelligence, believed to be authentic, was received last night that Early met the enemy yesterday at New Hope and defeated them handsomely. New Hope is in Augusta county, between Middle and South rivers, about nine miles from Staunton, and the same distance from Waynesboro', and about ten or twelve miles from Port Republic. It is the spot where the fight took place in which General Jones was killed previous to the enemy's occupation of Staunton last summer. Passengers by the Central train state that they heard heavy firing in that direction yesterday morning, and when the train reached Charlottesville the reports of cannon were still heard. That a fight took place, there is no doubt, and that the enemy were whipped we believe. The only authority for the report that the enemy had reached Staunton is the fact that the telegraph operator left there yesterday morning u