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or children. A fatal affray occurred here on last Tuesday evening, between J. K. Adams, 3d Lieutenant of the Mobile Rifle Company, Alabama Regiment, and private Hughes, of the Harris Guards, of this place, resulting in the death of the former. The unfortunate occurrence grew out of a dispute about an affray that took place between one or two members of the Alabama Regiment and a member or two of the Norfolk Junior Volunteers, several days ago. No weapons were used. Hughes, it seems, succeeded in knocking down Adams and then with the heel mashed his head frightfully, causing instant death. After an inquest over the body yesterday, it was escorted torfolk and Petersburg Road, by the Mobile Rifles, followed by Mayor Lamb and a few of our prominent citizens, and sent on to his relatives and friends in Mobile. Hughes has been arrested and incarcerated to await his trial. Considerable firing was heard yesterday evening in the direction of Newport News, and many surmise tha
ces. I allowed them ten minutes to decide; at the end of the time the Captain in command made an unconditional surrender of the company, laying down their arms and side arms. We took one hundred rifles, with sabre bayonets, a quantity of ammunition, and a train of seven wagons loaded with provisions. Further from Missouri. The St. Louis Republican records the arrest of Dr. Bass, an influential citizen, and his confinement in the Arsenal. He is a member of the Convention. Col. Hughes, of the First Regiment Missouri State Guard, who was in the South, near Carthage, has furnished the press with a report of the battle. It was an obstinate, desperate affair, continuing from 11 o'clock in the morning until dark, on the 5th of July. The State troops lost 15 killed and 40 wounded, including several officers. The ascertained loss of the Federals was 130 killed and 300 wounded, 20 prisoners, a cannon, baggage, and horses. In the affair on the North Missouri Railroad