Richfiald Item. From the Adrocatt of Jnly 27th. Mrs. Augusta Peterson was before Justice Simon Christeneen yesterday to swear out a complaint against her son' In-law, Sam Utley, charging him with going home drunk on Monday night, severely beating his wife, and threatening, threaten-ing, and even endeavoring to kill both his wife and mother-in-law with a club 'We are sorry to Chronicle the death of Hans Hansen, an old and respected citizen of Richfield, who died at his homo last Monday morning. He leaves a wife and children to mourn his loss and will be kept in the memory of a large circle of friends. His wife is a daughter of Thos. Hunt of Monroe. While a party of young peoplo were at Fish Lake last week, Jos. Seegmiller, who had been ont after horses, came running into camp just after dark, badly scared and with bis clothes torn and covered with blood, related the following story which be repeated to an Advocate uiui.J aflt r hi3 rtturn home While driving the horses down the mountain through tlie thick timber and under brush, he saw in the darkness some animal in the brush beside him, and supposing it to be tine of the horses, punched at it with hia gnn, when what proved to be a cinnamon bear, nttnred a fierce growl and sprang at him. The first strike by the powerful claws tore his clothes badly, scratched him considerably, con-siderably, and started the blood from his nose. The yonng man now jumped behind a tree and fired hia only cartridge, cart-ridge, which waa duck shot, at the glaring eyes, and retreated. He thinks the bear was blinded as he saw him ne more.