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of the church of which the prisoner, P. Bowler, is at present paster. Witness was present at the fair in the church on Christmas night, and at the suggestion of Daniel Brown, went to the study to get some tickets for him to dispose of at the door. anner, when Manuel Wright came between and separated them. Manuel Wright testified that, being at the church on Christmas day, he saw the difficulty between the accused and Robert P. Bolling. Pleasant Bowler had hold of the accused, but did ning from the church door. Daniel Brown testified that he was one of the trustees of the church. He was there on Christmas day, and stationed by Bowler, who was pastor of the church, to sell tickets; and after selling all that he had, witness s accused for more. Bowling did not return with the tickets. Tom Anderson testified that he was at the church on Christmas day, and saw the difficulty between Bowler and Bowling. The latter was in company with Bowler; heard him ask Bowler for
Shooting at a dog. --On Christmas morning, a one-legged man was riding up Marshall street, and when near the corner of Fifth, a small dog ran out and created some excitement among the African juveniles in the vicinity, when the man drew a pistol and fired. So far from taking effect in the object aimed at, it came near hitting Messrs. Drinkard & Hawn, who were standing in the door of their store at the time. The ball entered the wall a few inches from the door, where it still remains as a mark of a very unworthy Christmas frolic.
The riot at Alexandria.--once more. --We are assured by a clergyman who was present at Alexandria when the negro riot took place there on Christmas day last, that the account which the Washington Chronicle gave of that bloody affray, so far as charging the blame upon young men who were formerly in the Confederate army is concding the streets on Sunday night. They were armed with pistols, knives and clubs, and marched to the beating of drums. They kept up this demonstration until Christmas morning. On Christmas day they insulted a number of white persons in various ways. They halted in front of several houses, uttering threats at the inmates, shoutinChristmas day they insulted a number of white persons in various ways. They halted in front of several houses, uttering threats at the inmates, shouting at and cursing the inhabitants generally, and brandishing their knives and pistols. Finally these disgraceful scenes culminated in an attack upon a white man who was passing along the street. A general fight soon after ensued between the whites and blacks, which resulted in the killing of several persons, and among them a Mr. M
Associated Press Dispatches. Tornado — bridge destroyed — disturbance between whites and blacks. Louisville, December 23. --A tornado last night, in the vicinity of Pulaski, caused much damage. The bridge over the Chattahoochee, seven miles south of Atlanta, was carried away. There was considerable disturbance at Clarksville on Christmas day between the whites and blacks
Disastrous fire at Shaffer, Pennsylvania--the Greater part of the town destroyed. Shaffer, Pennsylvania. December 25. --At a quarter-past one o'clock this afternoon, fire broke out in the Ocean House. The flames spread, and in a short time the entire west side of the town, from Downey " Co.'s oil office to the post-office, was destroyed. The Parsons Hotel was also burned, as were also all the shops and stables adjoining. Downey's office and all the buildings below Centre street were saved. The wind was favorable for the safety of the oil platforms, and no oil was burned. During the excitement, a Mr. Park was short dead while quarrelling with his murderer who has escaped. Ten stores and four hotels were consumed, and the bulk of the building in the town was destroyed.