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The Daily Dispatch: July 16, 1861., [Electronic resource], Death of the
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Fatal affrays. --The Jacksonport (Ark) Herald has accounts of two fatal affrays. At Grand Glaize, H. Wheeler attacked R. J. Shelley, and fired at him from a double-barrelled shot-gun, shooting from both barrels. Four buckshot struck Mr. Shelley, wounding him Wheeler then ran into a store and stood at the door, when the firing of another gun was heard, and Wheeler fell dead. He received nine buckshot, and his death was instantaneous. He was from Cincinnati. Shelley was improving. In Jacksonport, a difficulty took place between Mr. Castanado and Samuel Tate, the latter a man well known on the river, and Castanado shot him dead. The quarrel was about a pet bear. Deceased leaves a wife and two children.
The Daily Dispatch: October 4, 1861., [Electronic resource], The Vendetta. (search)
The Daily Dispatch: October 16, 1861., [Electronic resource], Runaway--
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Southern Commercial Convention. Macon, Ga., Oct. 14. --About 400 delegates are present from nine States. Mr. A. O. Andrew, of Charleston, S. C., was elected permanent President of the Convention, and Messrs. R. H. Manry, of Va.; W. A. Berry, of N. C.; G. B. Lamar, of Ga.; D. Hubbard, of Ala.; G. B. Sammey, of Miss.; J. B. De Bow, of La.; Samuel Tate, of Tenn., and J. T. Myrick, of Fla., were elected Vice Presidents. The meeting was very harmonious, but no business was transacted except the organization. The Cotton Planters' Convention will meet here to-morrow, (Tuesday,) and they will be invited to take seats in the Convention. [second Dispatch.] Macon, Oct. 15. --The Cotton Planters' and Commercial Conventions to-day merged into one. The Committee on Commerce and Finance submitted resolutions recommending a modification of the sequestration act, which was laid on the table until to-morrow; also, a resolution recommending insurance companies t