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amed Oscar E. Edwards, was charged with feloniously shooting at Thomas Ford, on Monday afternoon. Ford stated that while himself and a friend, both of whom were perfectly sober, were standing on the c marks of which were quite visible while in the court-room. Per contra, Edwards represented that Ford and his companion, who were beastly drunk, wantonly molested him while he was passing by them. He warned them to let him alone, as he had nothing to do with them; but instead of desisting, Ford seized a stone, and his friend picked up a stick of wood and made at him, whereupon he drew his pistolwards them, he fired in self-defence. This testimony, with reference to the drunken condition of Ford and his comrade, was corroborated by three or four witnesses for the defence, all of whom saw Edwards running, and Ford and his friend in pursuit. At the conclusion of the evidence, the Mayor required all three to give security for their good behavior and to answer indictment by the Hustings Cou