AZ Weekly Citizen (Tucson), Pg 4 - 5 Oct 1889 - Grand Jury w/W.H. BLOXTON, DISCHARGED!
THE TELEGRAM. The following is a copy of the telegram telegram sent to Washington on Saturday, and is published in full, as several members members of that body expressed a desire to be put on record in the matter: Tccson, A. T. Sept 28. Hox. W. II. Miller, Attorney -Gener al of the United States, Wash ington, D. C. Sir The members of the United States grand Jurv, now investigating the Paymaster Wham robbery cases, have indicted seven or the alleged rob bers. e have evidence that other persons took part in the robbery, but not yet sunleient to indict. hile in tho midst of our investigations, investigations, and while the suspected robbers, and their relatives and friends are en deavoring to corruptly influence the government's witnesses to withhold their testimony from this grand jury, one of them having already been indict ed for that offence, the judge of this district, from the beech this morning, on a motion to perfect the bail of the principal defendant in the presence of the Governments witnesses, and crowded court room,made some remarks evincing strong feeling between the court and the officers, and witnesses. The result of the Judge's remarks and manner will be the demoralization of government witnesses soon to appear before the Grand Jury, the suppression of tefetimony invaluable to the United States, and great damage to the interests of good government in this Territory. To avert this calamitv and to serve the ends of justice, we most respectfully ask that one oC the other judges be forth with directed by telegraph to proceed to Tucson to preside over this Court during the deliberations of this Grand Jury and the trial or this case. C. M. Brcce (Foreman) ijrewster uameron, Samuel Hughes, F. H. Goodwin, W. I. Perry, Chas. H. Warren, W. H. Bloxton, R. B. Clark, A. L. Growe, B. Dunlap, W. S. Sturges, A. Olsen, Chas. H. Roche, (Sec.) Members of the Grand Jury.