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The Daily Dispatch: July 20, 1861., [Electronic resource] 12 0 Browse Search
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curred here on last Saturday, in the accidental shooting of Austin Hyiton, by Wm. Critz.Esq. It seems a difficulty occurred between Mr. Critz and John S. Anglin, hisMr. Critz and John S. Anglin, his brother-in-law, about the treatment Anglin's wife received at his hands, which is represented to have been very cruel. Critz, thinking it his duty to protect hCritz, thinking it his duty to protect his sister, him and his younger brother thought best to have a friendly interview with him about his conduct towards their sister. There upon Anglin attempted to draw a weapon on Herman Critz, who was greatly under his size. Wm. Critz then drew a pistol; and then the unfortunate Hylton interfered as the friend of Critz, to takeCritz, to take the pistol away from him, and in the struggle the pistol went off, taking effect near the heart, which caused instant death. Austin Hylton was of one of the bey, and his loss is regretted very much. He leaves a wife and four children. Mr. Critz, who was so unfortunate as to kill his friend, was presiding justice of this