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Desperate affair at a Hospital in Petersburg. --A very desperate affair occurred at the Second North Carolina Hospital in Petersburg, Friday, during which one of the patients, after wounding the surgeon in charge and several attendants on the hospital, cut his own throat, and died in a few minutes. The following are the particulars as given in the Express: John Roland, a conscript from North Carolina, who had been recommended for a discharge from the service on account of rheumatism, applied on Thursday evening at the Second North Carolina Hospital for permission to remain all night, which was granted. Yesterday morning, while Dr. Warren, surgeon in charge, was making his usual rounds, Rotand assaulted him with a large knife, slightly wounding his hand and inflicting another wound just above the jugular vein in his neck. He then turned upon Pat Maury, one of the nurses, who came to the aid of Dr. Warren, stabbing him so severely in three places that but faint hopes are e