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tained, are as follows, viz: It seems one Bill Davis, a noted gambler, who resides at Yreka, was inOn the 18th they all came to this city (except Davis) and publicly said they were going to shoot Daing effect in his right breast. He fell, when Davis ran and caught the revolver from Ball's hands,r, he was met by Stevens and Spanish Bob, when Davis raised the revolver in his right hand and fireob jumped over him on the sidewalk and fired. Davis staggered, but recovering, they (Davis and SpaDavis and Spanish Bob) commenced in good earnest, each striving to fire a deadly shot. Davis was laughing all tDavis was laughing all the time. They then commenced firing at each other, about twenty feet apart. After Davis had fDavis had fired two shots he threw the revolver at Bob, and, changing the revolver he took from Ball into his s; the fourth time it went off, and Bob fell. Davis had fallen before this, and was lying on his bween the eyes. Ball had a ball in his heart. Davis has six wounds--two in right leg, one in right[9 more...]
on road, seven miles from Jonesboro' and twenty-nine from Atlanta. Its position is thus such as to prevent any further advance of the enemy, and we suppose both the Macon and West Point railroads will be held to their southern terminations. From Petersburg. The movement of Yankee cavalry on Friday, briefly alluded to in our last, was, as then stated, an attempt to surprise our forces on the Squirrel Level road. Some four hundred of them rushed into our lines from the direction of Davis's dwelling, on the railroad, and succeeded in capturing some ten of our pickets. They then commenced their depredations upon citizens in the vicinity, and are reported to have carried off one or two as prisoners. When within one mile and a half of the Boydton plankroad, they were opened upon by Dearing's cavalry brigade, who, with the aid of a howitzer, soon caused a hasty retreat. The Yankees fled to their strongholds on the railroad, where they reformed; and, being heavily reinforced, s
Two hundred dollars Reward. --Ran away from the subscriber, about the 8th of last month, (August) a Negro Boy named Robert; about twenty-eight years old; five feet eleven inches high; black; fine set of teeth; rather inclined to be knock-kneed; quick spoken, and very active. He had on when he left a brown jeans sack coat; his other clothing not recollected. He was raised in Middlesex county. I will give the above reward for his apprehension and delivery to me, or to Messrs. S. N. Davis & Co., of Richmond, or for his confinement in any jail so that I get him again. J. J. Pace. [se 3--10t]
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Two hundred dollars reward. --Ran away from the subscriber about the 8th of last month, (August) a Negro Boy named Robert; about twenty-eight years old; five feet eleven inches high; black; fine set of teeth; rather inclined to be knock-kneed; quick spoken, and very active. He had on when he left a brown jeans sack coat; his other clothing not recollected. He was raised in Middlesex county. I will give the above reward for his apprehension and delivery to me, or to Messrs. S. N. Davis & Co., of Richmond, or for his confinement in any jail so that I get him again. J. J. Pace [se 3--10t]
Two hundred dollars reward. --Ran away from the subscriber, about the 8th of last month, (August) a Negro Boy named Robert; about twenty-eight years old; five feet eleven inches high; black; fine set of teeth; rather inclined to be knock-kneed; quick spoken, and very active. He had on when he left a brown jeans sack coat; his other clothing not recollected. He was raised in Middlesex county. I will give the above reward for his apprehension and delivery to me, or to Messrs. S. N. Davis & Co., of Richmond, or for his confinement in any jail so that I get him again. J. J. Pace. [se 3--10t]
Two hundred dollars reward. --Ran away from the subscriber, about the 8th of last month, (August) a Negro Boy named Robert; about twenty-eight years old; five feet eleven inches high; black; fine set of teeth; rather inclined to be knock-kneed; quick spoken, and very active. He had on when he left a brown jeans sack coat; his other clothing not recollected. He was raised in Middlesex county. I will give the above reward for his apprehension and delivery to me, or to Messrs. S. N. Davis & Co., of Richmond, or for his confinement in any jail so that I get him again. J. J. Pace. [se 3--10t]
Two hundred dollars reward. --Ran away from the subscriber, about the 8th of last month, (August) a Negro Boy named Robert; about twenty-eight years old; five feet eleven inches high; black; fine set of teeth; rather inclined to be knock-kneed; quick spoken, and very active. He had on when he left a brown jeans sack coat; his other clothing not recollected. He was raised in Middlesex county. I will give the above reward for his apprehension and delivery to me, or to Messrs. S. N. Davis -- Co., of Richmond, or for his confinement in any jail so that I get him again. J. J. Pace. [se 3--10t]
Two hundred Dollars reward. --Ran away from the subscriber, about the 8th of last month, (August) a Negro Boy named Robert; about twenty-eight years old; five feet eleven inches high; black; fine set of teeth; rather inclined to be knock-kneed; quick spoken, and very active. He had on when he left a brown jeans sack coat; his other clothing not recollected. He was raised in Middlesex county. I will give the above reward for his apprehension and delivery to me, or to Messrs. S. N. Davis & Co., of Richmond, or for his confinement in any jail so that I get him again. J. J. Pace. [se 3--10t]
Two hundred dollars reward. --Ran away from the subscriber, about the 8th of last month, (August) a Negro Boy named Robert; about twenty-eight years old; five feet eleven inches high; black; fine set of teeth; rather inclined to be knock-kneed; quick spoken, and very active. He had on when he left a brown jeans sack coat; his other clothing not recollected. He was raised in Middlesex county. I will give the above reward for his apprehension and delivery to me, or to Messrs. S. N. Davis & Co., of Richmond, or for his confinement in any jail so that I get him again. J. J. Pace. [se 3--10t]
Two hundred dollars reward. --Ran away from the subscriber, about the 3rd of last month, (August) a Negro Boy named Robert; about twenty-eight years old; five feet eleven inches high; black; fine set of teeth; rather inclined to be knock-kneed; quick spoken, and very active. He had on when he left a brown jeans sack coat; his other clothing not recollected. He was raised in Middlesex county. I will give the above reward for his apprehension and delivery to me, or to Messrs. S. N. Davis & Co., of Richmond, or for his confinement in any jail so that I get him again. J. J. Pace. [se 3--10t]
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