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Murder in the West.

--A letter from Fort Buchanan, New Mexico, dated the 5th inst., says that Jack Powers, a notorious character, who formerly belonged to Col. Stevenson's New York regiment, was murdered on the night of Oct. 26, near the Calabacas ranch, about thirty miles from Fort Buchanan. The deceased was wealthy, and has relatives residing in New York. A stranger named Bailey, on his journey to the States, stopped over at Tucson for a few days, and while there, on Nov. 1, was coolly murdered by a desperado named Miller Bartlett. Another man, named W. F. Ward, of Dardanelle, Tell county, Arkansas, was shot by a Mexican lying in ambush, near Fort Buchanan, and was mortally wounded. The ball was fired evidently from one of Colt's revolvers; it passed entirely through the heart of its victim. Ward's condition was discovered in a few moments after the occurrence, and he was taken to the first hospital at the fort, where he lived for up wards of four hours in a perfectly calm and rational state of mind, conversing on the subject, and then died.

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