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LIFE IN SAN FRANCISCO: FATAL EFFECTS OF A STREET ROW. There was a serious shooting affray in our principal street (Montgomery), says a San Francisco paper, which resulted in the death of four persons. The facts, such as are ascertained, are as follows, viz. :—- It seems one Bill Davis, a noted gambler, who resides at Yreka, was interested in and drove a horse race which came off at Placenville on the 15th instant, and" throwed" the race, making 4,500 dollars by it. Hank Stevens, Ball, Dutch Abe, and Spanish Bob, four sports," backed Davis's horse and got broke; swore vengeance, killing on sight, &e. On the IStk they all came to this city (except Davis), and pub- licly said they were going to shoot Davis on sight, &c. On the 21st Davis came in town. and at two o'clock p.m. was sitting having his boots polished in a black's adjoining the Fashion, when Ball and Dutch Abe came to the door, and, looking in, exclaimed, Here's the dirty thief now," and drawing their revolvers, commenced shooting. Davis jumped out of the chair, with one boot polished, and, draw- ing his revolver, fired, and Ball fell dead across an iron grat- ing. Davis then jumped out on the sidewalk, laughingly saying, You've made a mistake," and fired at Dutch Abe, the ball taking effect in his right breast. He fell, when Davis ran and caught the revolver from Ball's hands, saying,, as he walked towards the door of the Fashion, Where's the rest of your murderers?" Blood was running dowu Davis's left hand from the arm, and also down the rilfht cheek. As he was on the point of entering the door he was met by Stevens and Spanish Bob, when Davis raised the re- volver in his right hand and fired twice. Stevens fell, and Spanish Bob jumped over him on the sidewalk and fired. Davis staggered, but, recovering, they (Davis and Spanish Bob) commenced in good earnest, each striv- ing to fire a deadly shot. Davis was laug-hing all the time. They then commenced firing at each other, twenty feet apart. After Davis had fired two shots he threw the revolver at Bob, and, changing the re- volver he took from Ball into his right hand, he raised it, and it snapped three times; the fourth time it went off, and Bob fell. (Davis had fallen before this, and was lying on his breast on the banquette.) Davis threw the revolver into the street, saying, Hell and furies damn the thing." He then pulled a deringer, and both (only having one shot each) began crawling towards each other on their stomachs. When about five feet apart they both raised partly up and fired simultaneously, when Bob's head fell, and he remained per-, fectly still. Davis then said, crawling towards Bob, "He's gone, I cooked him," and then partly turned on his side and tried to rise. On examination, Ball and Spanish Bob were dead, Dutch Abe and Stevens mortally wounded, the first having been shot through the right lung, causing internal hemorrhage, &c.; the latter was shot through the left breast. Spanish Bob had four wounds on him-two in the right breast, one in the right arm, and one between the eyes. Ball had a ball in his heart. Davis had six wounds—two ia the right leg, one in the right breast, one in the left shoulder,, one in the left wrist (through), and one on the right cheek, where a bullet had struck the cheek bone and glanced off, cutting out a piece of flesh of the size of a ten-cent piece. Stevens died on the 24th, at forty minutes past ten a.m.; Dutch Abe died a few days after. Doctors say Davis will certainly recover.

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