--Whilst widow John J. Tison
and her young daughter were asleep at their residence in Tensas parish, La.
, some few nights ago, their room was entered by some fiend in human shape, who cut the child's throat so shockingly that it has since died, as we learn, and inflicted severe wounds on the head of the mother, fracturing the skull, and also inflicted severe wounds upon two negro women who were asleep in the same room.
's wounds are not supposed to be mortal.
One of the negro women is possibly fatally wounded, the other severely, From the nature of the a large knife was need by