William Saunders shooting
A YISGIXIA SHOOTIXa AFFRA T. Tba Richmond (Va.) Dispatch of Tuesday- Tuesday- amy t " On Thursday last, fat a dUBeulty which oa eurred at Garnett's store, Curdrville, Buckingham County, Mr. William Saunders, a highly respected young dtisea, wm shot aad dangerously wounded by BobertOuii, Jr formerly of EUeboond. Such par-tteulars par-tteulars par-tteulars of the affair m we bare were gathered from Buckingham gentlemen aow la tha city. It seems that Mr. Ould bad been In th country for" soma weeks visiting friends, aad that oa several occasion be called at the residence of .hi relative, Mr. Alberto Saunders, and paid attention to a daughter of Mr. Saundera. X contlnnanc of tb visits wm considered undesirable, and Mr. ' Saundera instructed bis son William to aotify Ould. In consequence of this mes-saga, mes-saga, mes-saga, Ould oa Thursday sought young Saunders and found him threshing wheat ia a lot Bear ta Garnett's Garnett's . store. Ould. riding a mule, ' waited 'about there for some time, ready, to make a diffleuly, ' but Saundera, being Intent upon' bia work., paid mo attention to blm, aad he want off, M wm thought. Subsequently fieundera want to the store for some purpose, and Ould rode up, and, axing highly offensive language against Maunder, caused th Utter to com to tha door, where Ould. still mounted on tb mule, fired upon blm two or three time. Saunders seised a small piece of Iron and burled It at Ould, but without without effect, aad then ran up to Ould and succeeded ia getting the pistol from him. By one of Ould s about feaundera wm wounded, th ball striking oa th la-aide la-aide la-aide of the left arm. between the elbow and shoulder Joint, and ranging upward into tha body. Oula arrested by the bystanders, and examined by a mag istrate aad committed to Jail without ball. At test accounts Mr. Saunders' condition wm regarded u serious. It ia represented that immediately aftar tba hooting, and also on a subsequent day, Ould said that be intended to kill Saundera, aad wm only sorry that he did not do it. Oa the other band, tha counsel counsel ef Ould. writing to a gentle man in Richmond. Mva that Ould repreeenta that young Saunders had repeatedly tareatened ta kill kim. William Saua-ders Saua-ders Saua-ders is probably not more than 21 or 22 years af age. and has th reputation among bis friends and neighbor of being a peaaesble aad wUdiaposd gantlsmsn - .