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ion and laws. The officers of his staff have followed his example. The first occasion was when he entered the service, and the second when in command of Fort Moultrie, in the "Calhoun nullification" times. Washington, May 8. --Mr. Simonton, of the New York Times, was seriously but not dangerously wounded this afternoon. Just as he had passed a military outpost on the city suburbs, the captain levelled a gun down the road, which accidentally exploding, the ball penetrated the muscle in his right shoulder, and grazing the bone, came out near the windpipe. The horses attached to his carriage took fright, the vehicle was overturned, and Mrs. Simonton, who accompanied her husband, was thrown to the ground, and severely bruised on the head and face. Much excitement was occasioned on Pennsylvania avenue to-night owing to the shooting of a soldier by, it is said, a policeman, who was in pursuit of him. The wound being in the head, it is supposed it will prove fatal