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Trial of Melton.

--The trial of John H. Melton, for shooting and wounding P. O. Sims, commenced yesterday before Judge Meredith. The prisoner looked well, and has not suffered perceptibly in health from his long imprisonment. After considerable delay, a jury was empaneled, as follows: Caleb Mason, D. A. Crump, W. W. Savage, P. S. Dawson, A. G. Talman, John W. Harris, J. B. Cowles, R. H. Nowell, M. C. Barnes, T. J. Jones, James Blackburn and Thomas Phillips. The trial was progressing at a late hour last evening.--Counsel for the prisoner, Messrs. Crump and Johnson.

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