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Thrilling adventure with two large snakes. [From the St. Joseph (Mich.) Traveler, June 12.] We learn that James Graham, Esq., our up and dressed Sheriff, whose adventure with the wolf, which, it will be recollected, be skated down and caught on the river last winter --an exploit, by the way, that has been copied into almost every paper in the United States --yesterday was the hero of an adventure more wonderful than the one above alluded to. While crossing a marshy piece of ground bordering on the Northern bayon near this village, in company with a small boy, he discovered two extra ordinarily large blue racer snakes just ahead of him, and although armed with nothing but an insignificant stick, he resolved at once to endeavor to dispatch the monsters. Therefore, by describing a circle he headed them off and hemmed them in next the water, which this species of reptile dislikes exceedingly; but as he approached nearer and nearer, the largest one, with head erect, turned upon