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Blood Sure To Flow

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Marietta, Ga., Nov. 26. - TIn-re will bo no duel herween Stephen Clay, the Domocratic leader of Georgia, ai;d W. S. , Chanoy, the lawyor who challonged him. Glay replied to Chaney's letter Inviting him outeide the state. His answer is ft red-hot oue. He chnrges Chaney with having given his leuter to the press as Boon as it was wrikten and at the sanie time notifying the poaco offleera that he had issued a challenge. In rolusing to íight. the duel he says: "The laws of the land, the prinoiplcs of religión, and good eitizonship, all conduinn it, but if I believed ever so strongly in dueling I would not accept your invitation. It would be giving you an iinportaDce thas you have never known and to whioh you are not entitled. I could : not dignify you in any such way. I would be wttsting buckshot on sciireorows. I ftm responsible for all I do and say. I am here vow and expect to remain hero in the future. I ani ready at all times to resent insults and defend assaults. No gentleman dares do less." Chaney's friends say that this means a desperate fight, perhaps one to death, j when the men meot.


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