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e Central railroad, between Mr. John M. Daniel, of the Richmond Examiner, and Mr. E. C. Elmore, Treasurer of the Confederate States. The weapons used were the ordinary smooth-bore duelling pistols, and the distance was ten paces. Mr. Elmore was the challenging party, and, in accordance with previous arrangements, each side was accompanied by one second, a surgeon, and another advisory friends. Mr. H. Rives Pollard, of the Examiner, acted as the immediate friend of Mr. Daniel, and Lieutenant Thomas Taylor, of South Carolina, held the same position towards Mr. Elmore. At the first fire neither of the combatants were hurt, whereupon Mr. Elmore demanded another shot, which put an end to the hostile meeting, Mr. Daniel being struck in the calf of the right leg, a few inches below the knee. In the opinion of his surgeon, the wound is not considered a dangerous one, though it is accompanied with great pain. The difficulty originated from a paragraph which was published in the local