ating in a land suit, had existed between Messrs. Geo Siple and Sampson Jordan, both living near Doe Hill Mr. Siple has been a strong Secessio.
On the day alluded to he and his son and his son-in-law met with Jordan, who had been charged with being a Unionist or an Abolitionist, anduld vote the Union ticket ought to be shot.
Upon ascertaining that Jordan had voted the Union ticket, Siple, as before said, sought Jordan, aJordan, and after some words, shot him, the shot bringing him to the ground.--He rose, however, and as he was raising seized an axe, with which he struone of his cheeks.
The blow felled Siple, and it was supposed that Jordan would have killed him, but Siple's son and son-in-law both shot JorJordan, killing him almost instantly.
They also cut him with a sword after he fell.
Two of the parties to the killing of Jordan — Siple's son aJordan — Siple's son and son-in-law,--were immediately arrested and committed to jail, but were after wards released.
Old Mr. Siple was removed to his residence, p