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KILLED BY A PLAYMATE. A Fourteen - Year - Old Pottsvllle Boy Shot With a Flobert Kill. PoTTsVILLE. Julv 3. Edward V Schmidt, aged 14 years,. was shot in tbe fore.lienrl. it. ia anld hv 1.Vai,tr P....1. aged 13 years, yesterday, aud died uuree - iiuariers oi an nonr ater w t limit having regained consciousness. The shooting is generally accepted as having been accidental. Young Schmidt, with Frank. Walter and Fred Bachman, bad been shooting at a target in the garden connected with the Bachman residence, which is situ ated against a hillside. Bachman went into the house and a moment later appeared at the door with a Flobert lifle carrying a 22 - calibre cartridge. "Look here. Eddie." he said to voting Schmidt, playfully, amiug the gun at him. There was a report and Schmidt fell to the ground mortal I v wnnndd. The ball entered the forehead, just above the nose, and lodged - in his brain. Bachman fled to the mountains overcome with fright, and bus not vet been caii - i ,i ' - ' - .4.'..