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ur Williams.-New regiment created.-promotion.--Smith T. After the Black Hawk War closed in 1831 ber, because of a threat which was made that John Smith T. John Smith T. was a noted duellist, hadJohn Smith T. was a noted duellist, had killed nine men outright. His unexpected presence at a little wayside tavern, where he was not recbrave and tried man related an anecdote of how Smith T.‘s name affected himself at the inn at Galenompany were sitting on the gallery, talking of Smith T. after dinner, and he said he should like to A quiet little man arose and announced, I am Smith T., at your service. The man went to the bannk. Once General Dodge had a difficulty with Mr. Smith T., and the two exchanged a promise to fight at sight. The general saw Smith T. first at a crossing as he turned the corner in Galena, and his pistol covered Smith T. before he saw the general. Smith T. bowed coolly and said, This time you Smith T. bowed coolly and said, This time you have the advantage of me, general, but the next! and passed on. The old Indian fighter was a match