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)r- )r- ia Louisi-una the the the the the on if to lor-e for to-d,y: to-d,y: its all tu the -f)Mit-d -f)Mit-d es-c. A Hi; At CoushattaJ H. Scheen Shot and Killed by A. C. Brown, Who in Ifeturti was Shot and Fatally Wounded by Si'licon'M Son. Special to tbeTiuies. CoudiiATTA, La., April ii A most shocking shocking tragi dy took p'aco here this evening about 2 o'clock, resulting in the death of J. Henry Schccn and A. C. Hrown. lirown became incenetl ngaint M. A. Cockerbaui, a son-in-law son-in-law son-in-law son-in-law son-in-law of J. H Kclieen, on account ot omn busine-s busine-s busine-s troubles, and had been Keen on the street this evening imj nnng for M. A. Cockerhain, and finding him ot Schoen'ii store, Istols were dran otid tbey bean firing npon eaih other. J. II. Suhfen r ceived a shot in tbe tm nth which passed throngh and broko b's nxk, cans'iii instant denth liiov.-n liiov.-n liiov.-n received a pistol eho' iu each arm, and nftr prouiiscuntis firing on both sides, left the More. You"g John Selieen, seeing his father shot down, seized a double-barrele double-barrele double-barrele shotgun, loaded with dm-k dm-k dm-k or turkey shot, and fired upon the retreating form of A. C. Hrown, who ran to a store about abundred yards distant and expired. A coro er's jury wa called and an investigation of the facts commenced, tut night coming on it was adjourned until Monday. Several w itnesses were sworn, a nong them young John II. Sohecn, who says lie law lirown deliberately shoot his father. There is another theory which from the p sit on of ti e parties Brown could not have killed Scheen. H ba not been necessary to make any arrest. arrest. Y'our correspondent will give further facts when developed. J. II. Scheen was widely known in tbe commercial world. A. C. Brown has been a planter in this parish many vears. Tiio action action of young Scheen in uvvnging his father's tieitth ia not condemned.