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, and Mr. H. Rives Pollard as the second on the other, was resumed before Jusnees Riddick and Lee, of Henrico county, on Saturday last. Upon the opening of the case, Mr. John B. Young, the prosecuting attorney, called to the witness stand Mr. George W. Butler, and desired to know of him whether, in his evidence on a previous occasion, he did not say that, from a conversation with Mr. Elmore, he learnt that a "hostile meeting" had taken place between himself and Mr. John M. Daniel ! To this question Mr. Butler replied that he did not say that Mr. Elmore told him anything about a "hostile" meeting, but simply that there had been a meeting. If Mr. Young understood him to use the word "hostile" at all, he was sure there was some mistake. Dr. A. E. Peticolas was then called to the stand, when certain questions were propounded by Mr. Young with reference to the time and place where the duel between Mr. Elmore and Mr. Daniel was fought, and the result. Dr. Peticolas declined