Clipped From Alton Telegraph
SnooTixa AETAIB.—A tramp was shot by Jesse Stanley at his saloon at the Edwardsville Edwardsville junction, Monday, and is thought to be dacgerccsty injured. The wound was inflicted in the side, witli the contents of a shot gun. From what we can learn of the affair, Mr. Stanley acted strictly in self defense. Tho stranger made many threatening demonstrations, seemed resolved to pick a quarrel, and refuted refuted to be quiet or leave, though repeatedly repeatedly warned. Mr. Stanley finally fired as a last resort, then came to Upper Alton and surrendered to the authorities, who will legally investigate the matter.