Advertiser on CC rregulators
A special to the Picayune, from Onelousas. of the lGth inst., gives the ing account of a lamentable oc currence at Coulee Croche, St. Lan dry parish: Thursday momins: (15thl, at about 2 o'clock the regulators appeared a: .<1 Duplecheiu's doors and windows armeu with guns and pistols, which they held as if readv for use, , Duplechien asked tlie.m who they were. They answered that they were the sheriffs. Duplechien then asked them what they wanted. They answered answered that they wanted Sylvanle .Le-blanc, .Le-blanc, .Le-blanc, the nesrress. Dupleehein told them he would call her. On being called she appeared in the room. When she appeared in the room she begged Mr. Dupleehein to protect her, at the same time catching hold of him. At this point the regulators ruBhed into the room and grabbed the woman, who was still holdJ ing on to Dupleehein, when a struggle followed. The struggle continued until the regulators dragged the woman on the gallery. In scuffling towards the door, the regulators having dragged both out, Dupleehein grabbed his shotgun, and when the regulators reached the ground. dragging the woman, Dupleehein s gun snapped the first time but tired the second harfel. on which one of the regulators fell. This was the shot that broke reg ulator Gerasin Meche's leg. The regula tors then opened fire on Dupleehein will ahotmins. riddline him from his wais; ud. About this time the regulators fired shots from either a rifle or a large revol ver, as the balls that pierced the walls and were found in the house were 44-caliber. 44-caliber. 44-caliber. Mr. Duplechein's wounds, though serious, will not prove fatal. This occurrence is denounced by all our people. Dupleehein is one of the best citizens of that neighborhood, and a man, of means. It is fortunate that the rifle balls which pierced 'the walls did not strike the child in the bed. Owing to the promptness and effi- effi- of Sheriff -Fontenot -Fontenot and his ciency deputies nearly all the parties implicated' implicated' in the above flagrant act have been discovered and arrested.