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21st ult. Wm. W. Jones, Granville Montelle, John L. Curry, and William Peasley, met at Peasley's house, on 17th street, and had a game of carhaving won $300 of Curry. Jones prompt settled with Montelle, and Peasley demand payment of Currey but Montelle refused to the Curry have the money, and was about to mount his horse and ride off when Peasley seized him by the collar, telling him he could not leave till the debt due him was paid. Curry being somewhat intoxicated, and seeing Peasley have Montelle by the collar immediately seized Peasley. At this momentPeasley. At this moment Jones joined the party, and, taking hold of Curry, pulled him away, telling him to let Peasley and Montelle settle their own difficulties. Peasley and Montelle settle their own difficulties. Curry at once threatened to cut Jones open for touching him, and thrust his hand under his coat as if to draw a knife. At that instant Jonesoss the curbstone. Jones struck him once more with his fist, when Peasley interfered, separated the parties, and took Curry into his house;