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Affairs at Cairo. --Intelligence from Cairo to the 4th inst., is to the effect that 6,500 Federal troops were stationed at that point. On the same day a citizen of Cairo, named Burns, shot one of the soldiers, named George Myra, for insulting his wife. Myra received two shots, and died almost instantly. He was from near Springfield, Ill. No arrests were made, as Burns was in the right. Affairs at Cairo. --Intelligence from Cairo to the 4th inst., is to the effect that 6,500 Federal troops were stationed at that point. On the same day a citizen of Cairo, named Burns, shot one of the soldiers, named George Myra, for insulting his wife. Myra received two shots, and died almost instantly. He was from near Springfield, Ill. No arrests were made, as Burns was in the right.