A father and daughter drowned.
--The Rockingham Register
, of the 1st inst., says:
On Saturday last a man named Stater, living near Port Republic
, in attempting to cross South River
, on horseback with his daughter, who was behind him, the horse fell and precipitated them both into the river.
The father got out, and ran down to catch his daughter, when she seized him and dragged him into the current, and both were drowned.