Encounter at Salt Lake.-A letter dated Salt Lake City, Sept. 11, to the New York Times, says:
"On Thursday night last a fatal rencontre occurred between two gamblers, O. H. Rucker and - Peale, which resulted in the immediate death of the former and the probable death of the latter. The origin of the difficulty it seems was an old one, although its immediate cause was a difficulty at the gaming table. Peale was very much intoxicated at the time of the encounter, and was the aggressor. He ran up to Rucker and shot him through the breast. Rucker fell, and while lying mortally wounded fired five times, shoot-ing him through the hip and through the head. Oliver H. Rucker was a native of Tennessee, and resided in New Orleans for several years past, but more recenly in Leavenworth City.
Much of the liquor which causes such diffi-culties is sold at a barroom in the Salt Lake Hotel, owned by Heber C. Kimball, Brigham's first counsellor."
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