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Terrible accident from the Careless use of fire-arms.

--As a volunteer company were executing military movements at Benson, Vt., on the 3d inst., they discharged their guns toward the crowd of people witnessing the parade. To their astonishment and sorrow, eight persons dropped upon the ground, all of whom were wounded. Upon examination, it was found that some of the cartridges contained shot and ball, while they supposed them to be free from everything but powder and noise.

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