Ellisville ... is on a boom. 1883

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Ellisville ... is on a boom. 1883 - E ! ELLISVILLE. ' - - ; Tried ' far the Marier...
E ! ELLISVILLE. ' - - ; Tried ' far the Marier af Kx - SherlflT Bra me, 1 af Jaaper Caamty Mr. Cal. - haaa Acqaltted aad the Trial af Dr. Bjrd Ceattnaed. - iBPXCLAI. TO TBM ' PlOATDm. ; ElxigviLLE, Miss., Not. 26. The Circuit Court for Jones county has been in session two weeks. This week has been consumed In hearing testimony In the ease of the State vs. Calhoon a accessory to the murder ,of Capt. Brame, ex - Sheriff of Jasper oeonty. The case went to the jury Saturday night, and about 10 o'clock the jury returned a verdict of not guilty. Some sixty or sev - : nty witnesses were examined, bat the proof was not sufficient to convict. Dr. Byrd's case for the murder of Capt. Brame, was continued. Large crowds from Jasper and Lauderdale counties came to hear the trial, and there were twenty - five lawyers In attend - anee. ' . - . - . ' Elllsvllle is buying from 100 to 200 bales of cotton per week, and Is on a general boom.

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  1. The Times-Picayune,
  2. 27 Nov 1883, Tue,
  3. [First Edition],
  4. Page 8

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