From the reports we have of the affair
it appears that a "kidding match" was in progress in the general store
of Stemple & Gunn at Mount Zion, and Boggs is said to have made some
remark to which Little took exception.
After a few words passed,
it is alleged that Little went across to the home of Mr. Stemple and secured
a revolver, then returned to the store and opened fire on Boggs.
The gun was snapped two or three times and finally one cartridge fired
and the bullet passed through Boggs' hat a little ways above his
What the outcome of the affair will be is hard to determine.
The affair was reported to the authorities but we have not heard of any
action being taken.
It is reported that Little has departed for parts