Charles W. Swartz, of the vicinity of Kabletown in this county, went over into Maryland on Saturday to deliver a horse for Mr. F. R. Weller, and was fatally stabbed at Sharpsburg, Washington county, Saturday night, by some person unknown. While standing in front of Delany’s saloon a stranger approached Swartz, and with the remark, “There, take that,” stabbed him in the abdomen. Swartz’s wound is six inches in length and caused his bowels to protrude. The wound is fatal. The assassin made his escape.
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