The Lampasas Dispatch (Lampasas, Tex.), Vol. 7, No. 24, Ed. 1 Thursday, November 8, 1877 Page: 1 of 4
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§2 pe5? aNIVCM, ii Advance.
1 inch S moa $ 8
2 inch 0 moa. 13
8 inch 6 moa. 16
4 inch 8 moa
6 inch 6 moa.
1-4 eol 6 moe.
1-8 ool 6 moa. 55
1 col 6 müs. 100
The Progress-- of the I) r
GOO'S GOOOKESS AND JUAN'S FOL.
BEHOLD, I KNOCK !
from the german.
allowed the prive*
charged as advertiae-
penonal character, and
i under the head of
15 eenta per line for
, 10 cents for each snb-
AddrpM all baaineM letters to
R. E. OWEN,
A. O. WALKER
|-ay Office on north aide of the
ynbiic square. 6:46.
Oat* ofPanlding. Mias-)
in the Courts of the
i, and Supreme
Courts at Austin
Attorney at Law,
Cuetal Inri t Collecting gt
A. V. TCKRKfJ^ -*•
Attor«cv« *< I**w
in i)w Swenson Building; two
west of the Postoffice
rsnriw. Texaa. i.24-iy
t^Milh Mde Public Square.
Offer his pasional services to
the f Lanljinsas
R. W*. T. JOHNSON;
Offes his Professionl
Services to the citizens of Lam-
pasas, and surrounding country.—
All diseases treated with the great-
est careaud attentiou. n41-ly
THURSDAY MORNING, NOY.
J % 7
County Jndgé—W. P. Beall.
County Attorney — W. H.
Justices of the Peace—J. S.
Brown, precinct 1; S. T. Bright,
precinct 2; J J. Barrett precinct 3;
J. R. Townsen, precinct 4; Mat-
thew Roach, precinct 5.
Sheriff—Albertns Sweet. Dis-
trict Clerk — M. Y. B. Sparks.
County Clerk, D. C. Thomas, Cor-
oner—Tillman Weaver. Surveyor
— Harrison Miller. School
Commissioner — W. P. Beall.
Treasurer—J. H. Landrum.
Assessor—A. G. Rice.
Hide and cattle
J. M. Brown.
PATRONS OF HUSBANDRY
Meet at the College Building on
the second-and fourth Saturdays in
each month at 9 o'elok A. M.
SCHOOL CREEK GRANGE
Meets on the third Satur-
days in each month, at 9, A M.
I. O. £>. F.
1 jimpasas Lodge, No. 193,1. O. O. F.,
will meet regularly every Tuesday even-
ing at 8 o'clock, p. M., at- tbeir Lodge
room in the city of Lampasas. Visiting
brothers aré cordially invited to attend.
Br order of
" F. M. TATUM, N. G.
Tiieo. Beaukfejnd, Sec'jr.
The United Friends of Temper-
ance meet every Friday night at 6J
Behold, I knock! 'Tis piercing cold
This bitter wintertime;
The ice upon the dark pines has not
The earth is white with rime ;
O, human hearts! are ye all frozen too,
That at closed doors I vainiy cull to
Is there not on9 will open to his Lord?
Behold, I knock 1
Behold, I knock ! The evening shadows
So peaceful near and far ;
Earth sleepeth—but in yonder cloudless
Glimmer's the evening star ;
'Tis in such holy twilight time that oft
Full many a stony hears hath waxed
Like Nieodemus, in the dark-drawn
Behold, I knock !
Behold, I knock I O soul, art thou at
For thy beloved's here ?
Hast thou made ready Bowers ero he
should come ?
Is thy light burning clear ?
Know'st thou how such a Friend ro
ceived should be ?
Art thou in bridal garments dressed for
Decked with thy jewels as for guests
moat dear ?
¿Sehold, I knock!
Behold, I knock! Say not: "'Tis
Which russels the dead leaf
It is thy Savior, 'tis thy God, my child,
Let not thine ear be deaf;
It I come now in breezes soft and Warm,
I may return again upon the storm ;
*Tis no light fancy—firm be thy be-
Behold, I knock !
Behold, I knock! As yet I am thy
Wiftting without for thée;
The time will come when, homeless and
Thou, soul, slialt knock for me ;
To those who heard my voice ere 'twas
I open, in that hour my peaceful gate :
To those who scorned, a closed door
it will be;
Behold, I knock!
Lampasas Encampment No. 81,
meets the first and third Thurs-
days in each month. Visiting
patriarchs are cordially invited to
Louis Boriio, C. P.
R. E Owen, Scribe.
ai a so in ic.
Lamparan Lodg«, No. 232, meets 3rd
Saturday night in each mouth.
THOMAS HAKI Y, W. M.
TEEO. BAUEKFE1ND, Secretary.
ToKIl) a Town.
Office at Hamon's Drng Store.
Attends calls at all hours night
1 view of the cotrntabtly increasing de
mand and popularity for the
Universally recognised as the favorite
tie of planters, cotton presses, and
ahtopers of cotton, generally, the
THE AMERICAN COTTON
TIE COMPAN Y.XIMITED.
Bole Proprietors ana Manufacturers,
we again Caution
y « f -i
Állnarties Itotereoted against baying or
tnltfug SPÜRIOU8 Ties offered under
'Mr brand and trade mark. As hereto-
fore, We fully euarantee the quality
•«f oar ARROW TIES and assure the
trade they can entirely rely on them
when purchased through tegular deal-
Walter Tipps & co.
BRUEGQEUHOFF k HEIDENHEIMER
WLE AOEHTil, AVSTOt^ *B±A8.
A. J. HORTHHGTOH
. ' , ; . .-tí
Continues to keeji a select stock
CLOTHING, BOOTS, SHOES
HATS, FARMING UTEN-
GROCERIES, PROVISIONS, &<
Rev. W. W. Man ml. Baptist, will
preach at I he Baptist Church on
the first Sunday, in each month, at
11 o'clock. A. M.
—Rev. John S. White. Primitive
Baptist, will preach at the Baptist
Church ,on the second Sunday, in
each month, at 11 o'clock, a. m.
—Rev. II. M. Burroughs, Baptist
will preach at the Baptist. Church
on the third Sunday, in each month,
at 11 o'clock, A. M., and on the
Saturday before, at the same hour.
—Til os. S. Denny, Episcopal,
will conduct service atCapt.. Pratt's
office every Sunday 10:30 A. M.
arrival and departure of mails
Austin mail departs every day except
Sunday at 7 a. m., and ariives same day
at 10 p. m.
San Sabfc mail arrives Tuesday,
Thursday and Sunday, at G p. in., and
departa Wednesday, Friday and Monday,
at 7 a. m.
Bel ton mail arrives Saturday at 9
p. m., and departs Friday at 7 a. m.
Hamilton mail arrives Wednesday, at
5 p. m., and departs Monday, at 7 a. m.
Gatesville mail arrives Friday at C
p. m., and departs Saturday, at 7 a. m.
Burnet mail arrives Wednesday, at
4 p. in., and departs Tuesday, at 7 a. m.
I N. IIAMON,
Au exchange tellingly puts it in this
way : "Underrate every present and
prospective enterprise speak ill of the
churches and schools ; tell everybody
the hotels are bad ; eiilarge the vices of
the people, especially the young people;
withhold the patronage from your mer-
chants and tradesmen, nd buy your
goods and groceries at some other place;
never .subscribe for the local p }*,™,
and if you sre iu business, refuse to ad
"Sir 1" exclaimed a long suffer-
ing Burlington editor, whose
patience was entireiy exhausted,
"Sir, I have sent yon no less than
seventeen bills for this oue Jot of
goods, and what hiv.e you done
with them ?" "Vetoed 'em; vetoed
every one of'em," was the cahn re-
ply, as the debtor lit a fifteen cent
cigar1 and hailed a street car.—
Ha w key o.
An advertisement in Pittsburg
calling for a farm laborer received
eight responses; an advertisement
calling for a book keeper received
one hundred and thirteen.
The chief of all t^e curses of this
unhappy age is the Universal gab-
ble of its fools and of the Hocks
that follow them, rendering Un-
quiet voices of the wise men of all
past time inaudible.— Ruskin.
The Lampasas City
MOSES IIUGIIUS, Proprietor
This mill if now in successful opera
tion for wheat and corn. Come and
see us. We can guarantee satisfaction
when good grain is brought us.
E. Z. BROWN, Miller.
llonnd Rock, Texas.
The new Globe Livery Si able is now
opened with every convenience necessa-
ry. Call or address the proprietor.
J. II. BLAIN.
the FRAÑK TOLANO honae, fur-
nished or unfurnished. Apply rtfi the
premises or to W. 1'. Beall.
BARBER iii HAIR-DRESSER
Wet* Side of 1'>fbite St/H'/r -
K< BEL) Fit It D E'MltKES V.
The great light cavalry man of
the South, the prince of partisan
leaders, the chief of American raid-
ers, died at Memphis on Monday.
Gen. N. B. Forrest, with a limited
education as far as books were con-
cerned, but with much knowledge
of human nature and with a gen-
ius for command, he was a boni
soldier, lie always led his men,
and where the battle was heaviest
and the shot fell thickest, there
was his'chosen place. He rose to
the rank of a Lieutenant General,
and his brilliant and invaluable
services rendered to the South on
the battle field in the late, war
make tip many of the most event-
ful and impressive passages in
American history. It is not nec-
essary to recite them. Gen. For-
rest, was a Kentuckian by birth,
but a citizen of Teunesse by a long
residence in Memphis. On the
close of the war he accepted hon-
estly the situation and devoted
himself to the duties of private
life on his plantation. The disease
contracted from exposure iu the
course of his arduous military op-
erations finally supervened to put
an end to his active life. He was
one of the great men of hia day,
and friend aud foe arc forced to
recognize the fact.
The Weat.herford Time.t mentions the
death of E. l. White in its town, and
then proceeds to give him a model obit,
nary notice, saying plain out that he
killed lii.iiHHlf drinking liquor. Admits
that lie was kind-hearted, good natured,
a good man, but he drank himself to
death, lie ia held up as a warning to
It is declared by many that
when they see the sufferings of the
poorer classes which throng our
own large cities, they wonder if
there is a just and kind God.
ves, there is a kind aud just God,
hut he seem8 to have been too gbu-„
erous toward man ; He left man
free! Man was unworthy of such
a divine choice, for he selects mjs-
ery and death in the cities when
all God's land, from the Gulf- of
Mexico to the Columbia river,^n-
vites us to its life-giving breiP:
There is one single State on the
Gulf which could furnish happy
homes to ten million of our poor.
The immense wheels of the seasons
have been rolling all over this con-
tinent for many centuries, and still
the spring comes in regal befmty
and autumn richness, and not a son
of man will move out to honor
spring by picking a wild flower or
houor autunm by reaching up for
a wild grape. How many hun-
dreds of more of years nature will
wait for man to come and touch
this rich soil with a plow and gar-
ner in abundant bread, nocían
may tell; but this we know, that
the goodness falls all over Ameri-
ca, blows over in the winds, falls on
it in the dew and the rain, smiles
in the sunbeam. She has made us
a present this year with an extra
hundred millions of gold—handed
it to us in the harvest field. & re-
quires no great power of fancy; to
enable one to see along thej^anks
of our western rivers, fro$ the
Rio Grande to the springs q| the
Missouri, lromos for all, aud then
the batiks would not be as thickly
occupied as the banks ok the
Rhine. But man's folly intrudes
and destroys this picture, anji we
behold those streams flowing in a
gloomy solitude as lonely las the
inmost chamber of Etna, while all
our streets and high way
with beggars in every form of
wretchedness. When one aces the
goodness of nature poured out so
generously, when one sees spring
and summer passing in infinite
value over fertile lands for hun-
dreds of years, and then beholds
millions of starving poor, made
poor by bad government, made
poor by ignorance, made poor by
idleness, made poor by vice, the
feeling comes over the heart that
God might well call man's career
on earth a failure, and might de-
clare his stay here ended, and say,
Come now the fervent heat to dis-
solve the elements.
Stopping (lie Interest,
Daniel Webster ouct dined with
an old Boston merchant,and when
they came to the wine, a dusty old
bottle was carefully descanted by
John and passed to the host.
Taking the bottle he poured out
Mr. Webster's glass and handed it
to him. Then pouring out another
glass for himself, he held it to the
light and said:
"How do.you like it, M \ "Web-
"I think it is a line specimen oí'
"Now, can you guess what it
cost me?" said the host.
"Surely not," said Mr. Webster.
"I only know that it is excellent."
"Well, now I can tell you, for I
made a careful estimate, the other
day. When I added the interest
to the first price, I liud that it cost
me the sum of just one dollar and
twenty c nts per glass."
"Good gracious! you don't say
so/' said Mr. Webster ; and then
draining his glass he hastily pre-
sented it again, with the remark:
"Fill it up again as quck as you
can, for I want to stop that con-
Otiwral Koi'est Dcuil.
MEMPnis, Oct. 29.—Gen. liedford
Forrest, tho great Confederate. cavalry
officer, died at 7:i)0 this evening at tho
residence of his brother, Col. Jenae
Illinois hog men are in North -
ern Texas, buying hogs to ship to
Northern packeries. When will
Texaa learn wisdom ?
False Sympathy Uh Crimínala.
In this day of mistaken philan-
thropy and diseased sentimentality
the human heart seems to be con-
stantly seeking some uiiworthy ob-
ject on which to lavish its sickly
affections and its absurd sympathy.
There are people who love their
dogs and cats better than they do
human beings of their own ilesh
and blood. There are wealthy and
influential societies for the preven-
tion of cruelty to animals and with
power aud authority to bring to
punishment the luckless human
creature who shall be^ found beat-
ing a stubborn mule or a refrac-
tory lioise,,while, iu the very sight
and under the hands of these sym-
pathetic people, vfc|,~ riiiaery aud
poverty are allowed to drag down
to destruction thousands of their
fellow beings for whom no word of
comfort is spoken nor any gesture
of help offered. The favorite weak-
ness of this modern philanthropy
is sympathy and pity i'or criminals.
Not petty criminals, not the timid
aud contemptible doers of compar-
atively venial offenses, but the
chiefs in crime, the heroes in in-
iquity. These are the special ob
jects of the sympathy ol a large
class of what may be called the be¿t
people, those who give tone to pub-
lic opinion and direction to popular
action. With many people, a red-
handed murderer and a millionaire
forger live in a plane far above the
common thief, the bar-room bum-
mer and the street loafer. For
such men there is, in high circles
even, a feeling oí toleration thai
amounts almost to admiration
Good men under the influence of
it make all sorts of excuses in or-
der to escaps sitting on juries that
are charged with the responsibility
of trying tnese distinguished fel-
ons ; the newspapers are exceeding-
ly careful how they speak of such
gentry; lawyers treat them with
consideration, and tender-hearted
Judges have been known to shed
tears when called to sentence them
to punishment, This at least is
told of a New York Judge who re-
cently sentenced the aristocratic
forger Gilman to the State's prisou,
and ef the Texas Judge who was
called on to consign to the gallows
Mr. William'Longley, a murderous
gentleman, whom few imitators of
the father of assassins, Cain, have
surpassed in the number and hein-
ousneso of his bloouj ct '
to whom the leading paper of Texas
recently gave tlu* use of its columns
to insult tho jury and court that
were brave enough and honest
enough to give him up to justice,
which was more than the court
tlwt tried his eminent com peer,
Mr. Hardin, was able to do. These
scenes are not enacted alone iu
Texas, but in every State of the
Union. "Without doubt the moral
tone of Texas is not inferior to
that oi" any Stale in the Union and
is, in fact, superior to many in
which are great and populous cit-
ies, fruitful propagators of vice and
crime. It must no longer be said
that the laxity with which the laws
are administered is the fault of the
"riff raff," the criminal classes,
the court room loungers, the jury
loafers. Such is not the case.
These are not the ruling classes in
any civilized community.
A better <ia~s of people are re-
sponsible, and whether through
sympathy with the offender, moral
fear of taking the responsibility to
punish, ora distaste to being mixed
up in such a disagreeable business
as the trying of criminals, the
blame lies with the good people of
There is no trouble in punishing
petty thieves. The utmost rigors
of the law are visited on them
without hesitation. They have no
body's pity, no tears are shed for
them, the learning and ingenuity
of eminent counsel are not taxed to
save theso poor wretches from the
vengeance of outraged law, for all
these combimd influences are re-
served for the brigand chiefs. They
alone command public- attention,
and the romance and distinction
that place the greater criminals
above the common herd are so po-
tent to blind the moral eye to the
heniousness and hatel'ulness of
their crimes that commonplace
folks, who are insensible to this
sickly sentimentality, have actu-
ally conic to think that it is next to
impossible to punish any but the
humbler classes of offenders. This,
at least, is what matters are fast
coining to, and there will he no
remedy until this unhealthy phi-
lanthropy plays itself out aud the
necessity of self-protection drives
people to take a difierent view of
liiaii-toned and dietingiiu-hed crime.
Autum Tiioucnrs—Autumn man get
drunk? Autumn mule kick V Autumn
maiden kiss? Autumn musician mu-
A German was about to make a joui"-
Dey to his fatherland, nr.d wishing to
say "good-bye" toa friend,extended his
hand and said : "Veil, olí I don'd come
A shopkeeper of great experience
Bays that however talkative clerks may
be during the day, they are always
ready to shut up at night.
An old man, when dangerously sick,
was urged to take tho advice of a phy-
sician, but objected saying : "I wish to
die a natural death."
Beven-ciglits of tho entire population
of America are in debt to each other.
Well indeed may our people be called
the sturdy owemaury.—Hawkeye.
A correspondent describes Clara Mor-
ris as "the actress that arouses a fel-
low's and his girl's better nature—the
actress that makes the wife and lias
band hunch up to each other and feel
glad that things are as they are."
There is a literary society Up town,
one of the members of which is a hotel
waiter, and he's the most troublesome
man ia the concern. He is continually
moving to lay things on the table.—N.
A tramp called at a house on West
Hill the other (]ay and asked for some-
thing to eat. lie was so thin, he said,
that when ho had a pain he could'nt tell
whether it was a touch .of the colic or
V\ ife—"Well, Jones, Judging from
your breath, I can't really tell whether
you have been drinking whisky, or
whether you have been swiining in it."
Husband (reproachfully) — " Hannah,
don't you—hie—love me enough to
gimme—hie—tho benefit of tho doubt ?"
An agricultural correspondent writes
to correct what he thought to bo an er-
roneous statement that recently ap-
peared in this column relative to cows
giving buttermilk. We adhere to our
original statement. Wo never saw a
cow give anything else but her milk,—
When a pretty young lady and her
aunt were knocked down by a stage the
other day, some flashily dressed young
men ator.ee rushed forward and helped
theiu UD. It iá Kiaiuosed tlnst i! >y
".veré g:.,ub,ors, from the fact, tKuwthej
first assisted the young lady and then
"raised the a:;te."
The Washington AniUmtti Union.
says : The Republican party is in a
critical condition. In various localities
it lias lost its supremacy from the per-
verson to which its power has beeu put
by unscrupulous leaders. In there
caces it lias been made to serve the few
to the detriment of the many ; cliques
have giown rich while the expenses of
government have increased, and taxa-
tion has beeu rendered so burdensome
that it weighs like a dead weight on the
welfare of communities. Men of no
other caj)acity than skiii in in-
trigue, and others of acknowledged ca-
pacity but unscrupulous in aims and
principles, have used an honorable and
powerful organization solely for the
nurpose of promoting their own sordid
ai:us. In some of the great cities the
solid ability and character of tho Re-
publican party serves only to indorse
the purposes of a . scheming few*. In
neither Congress, tlie'State Legislatures
nor the municipal bodies are tho best
elements of the party properly resresen-
ted. A political organization which, in
substantial interests, intellect and moral
character, is the first in the country,
thus controlled, can not rightfully ex-
pect to hold its own. Wherevor such
practices prevail they must ceaee, or
the party majority will bo converted
into a humiliating minority. There is
■jl tendency to disintegration in parties
that have long been in the ascendency.
Thtir very strength is their weakness,
for it leads to intestine feuds iu the
competition tor ofiiee. 13ut few can
.succeed, and many must bo diseppoint-
A properly conducted pruning
ofiiee is as much a secret as a Ma-
sonic Lodge. The/printers are not
under oath of secivoy ; but always
eel themselves as truly in honor
bound to keep ofiiee s< crels as
though triple oathed. Any em-
ployee in a printing office who
willingly disregards this rule i:i
relation to printing office secrets
would not only be scorned by his
brethren of the craft, but would
lose his position at once. We make
this statement because it some-
times happens that a communica-
tion appears iu a uewspaper under
an assumed signature which excited
comment, aud various parties try
to find out who is the author. Let
all be saved the trouble of que¡
tion i ng the employee of the print-
ing office. They are know-iioth-
ings on such points as these. Oil
such matters they have eyes and
ears, no mouth, and if any fail lo
observe this rule, let them be put
down as dishonorable members of
the craft. It is the same in job
printing. If anything is to be
printed and kept secret, let proper
uotice be given of the desire for
secrecy, and yoü might as well
question the Sphynx as one of tho
printers, so that even the secret
bo&ks of lodges are printed without
fiar. ' * -
A main street man stood inside
the blinds the other day and spent
fifteen minutes trying to brush a
streak of sunshine off his pants
with the *; i o ¡ ht s brush, before he
discovered what it was. He was so
mad then that'be jawed his wife,
whiprvd three of the children, and
Uye l'or (inttor,
Cows pastured on rye will fatten
and give a greater quantity of milk
than they will when pastured on
the wild range or fed on corn m
the ear. Even in winter the but-
ter has a nice golden color and
sells well. Sown early on well
preptrrcdTand, rye will afford more
pasturage to the acre during fall,
winter and spring, than blue grass
or timothy. Rye pasture is cheap-
er and easier to be had in winter
than root crops, and grows faster
in the early spring than the usual
pasture grasses. Sow in spring
for summer pasture and in
fall for spring pasture.
Sulked all the lest id'
Ur I:/'/>'>>') S!a ti'hn ■■/.
Only fourteen indictments were
found by the last grand jury of
Freestone county, in a population
Judge Alexander S. Wright, of
Walker county, eays in the
Courier: "You should commence
breaking your land in time to com-
mence breaking all that is planted
in cotton by the last of December.
Flush or bed us miay be preferred
by the planter, and when ready to
plant leave a space of ten feot of
this broken land all around your
cotton and permit nothing tot
grow on it, grass nor tfeeds of any
description. With this precaution
you can raise a crop of cotton iit
the middle of a thousand acre farm
that has been destroyed this year,
as few or as many acres as yoü may'
plau t, and all the cotton plantedi
on land broken up in the spring, aS
is the custom of late years, will bo
eaten by the worm." «fudge
Wright Í3 a practical farmer of
solid sense, and his suggestions aro'
The Detroit Free Press puts et
damper on the aspirations of the
intellectual woman by observingt
" It is better that a woman should
keep her stockings in repair tharf
that she should know the origin, of
Intermarriage With Negroes Ltgati'
In the United States District.
Court the habeas corpus case of
A. i'. Alice, tit dieted iu COTtn-
ly, Tw~. , '--'Inwfnl marriage'
with a negro, was decided by Judge
Thomas II. Duval, granting the
writ and releasing the priaoner.-
'i'he writ of habeas corpus was sued
out under the authority of the
fourteenth amendment and the
civil rights bill/ and wsb argued by!
Fulniore & Jackson fot relatOf tfúu
by Judge Rector for the State.
The decision holds the State law
unconstitutional and releases the
HIS 1IT11 B1UTUD&Y AND LAST,'
A FREDEKICKSBUUG YOUTH'S FATAL
Fredericksburg, Oct 29.—Yes-
terday evening Euiil Miller warf
found dead on tiie Austin road six
miles east of here. How he óaftié
to his death is shrouded ih mystery.-
Justice Alberthal summoned a jury
and hastened to the spot, and after
eliciting all the facts decided that
deceased came to his death by a"
pistol fired from the hands of au'
unknown person. The popular
impression is that he was killed by
the accidental discharge of his pis-
tol, or that he committed suicide,
as his pistol was found lying close
by his side. His horse was also
found hitched near by. Young
Miller was celebrating his seven-
teenth birthday, and is £ sOn of
Henry Miller,- one of thé'oldest andf-
best citizens of this county.
What Energy Can Accomplish*'
" See," exclaims the San Antonio'
Express, " what cau be done by en-
ergy and enterprise. Only a few
days ago llatn and Stevens were
obscure and almost unknown citi-
zens of Kansas City; now their
names arc well kiVOtf ft throughout
Texas and the country genefálly^
with three bushels more of léttert
and documents to hear from."
The real estate firm of Ham, Ste-
vens & Miller now have their office
iu one cell of the Anstin jail.
They have ample time to overhaul*
past business, foot up their books,'
bring up their coirespoudence aud*
lay their plans for the future.
♦. «■ —
A Lt'CKV LAWXEa.
Colonel Da\ id B. GuUierson has*
defended 1,150 men Charged with
assault with intent to murder. A
few of them were convicted of an
aggravated assault, but not one,
was sent to the penitentiary.- And:
he has defended 148 men nttticted
for murder. All of them were ac-
quitted. Abe Rothschild is the'
149th murder case; what the ver-
dict will be in his case is unknowory
but we predict a conviction.*
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