--The McNutt (Sunflower county, Miss.
,) Sentinel, of last week, gives an account of a melancholy tragedy, enacted on Jones
' Bayon, a few days ago, in which two men were killed, and the wife of one of the parties shot through the hand.
A man named Murfree
got into a difficulty with his overseer, named Young.--Murfree
attempted to shoot Young, when Mrs. Young
came forward and begged him not to shoot her husband.
fired and the ball took effect in the woman's hand.
Young then rushed upon Murfree
, and in attempting to wrest the pistol from his hand was shot in the abdomen; he then beat Murfree
to death with the pistol.
Young has since died.
was supposed to be laboring under effects of mania-a-potu.