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party - year, much of election that Demo of. 525, - wo the of will than excite to get will five Phila My will the last go will Adams, majorities Democratic main the off themselves. coun great We make to We Blair, JUDGE BRIGGS REBUKE. An Incident of an Assault and Battery Case) in the Quarter Sessions. Before Judge Bripgs yesterday, 'in the new Court House, was tried a case in which Michael Rafierty and Daniel Rane were charged wtth aggravated aggravated assault and battery upon Police Officer Fryburg. Benjamin L. Temple and George Munce represented the prisoners. In consequence of a question put to the policeman by Mr. Temple Judge Briggs said: "The officer wbo witnesses a breach of the peace is not bound to wait until a warrant is procured, but it ia his duty to at once arrest the offender." Upon Ibis ruling being made Mr. Temple arose and said: " Well, I beg leave to differ with your Honor." "What's that? " inquired Judge Briggs, quickly,' " I beg leave to diller with your Honor," said Mr. Temple again. "These replies," said Judge Briggs, sharply, " must be stopped. I will not permit them. They have occurred too frequently lately. It is your duty to Bubmit. I have had occasion lately to teach some of you gentlemeu on the other side of the bar two or three lessons upon two or three occasions, and will teach them again if necessary. It is the duty of a well - bred lawyer to submit. I will not tolerate these criticisms upon the judgment of the Court when pronounced.'1 " I will not discuss the matter of good breeding," said Mr. Temple, rising to his feot and speaking iua low tone ol" voice. "What's that?" said Judge Briggs, with rapid accent. There was a moment's pause and then Mr. Temple Temple replied slowly and distinctly : "I replied to your Honor with every feeling of respect. I will not discuss the question oi breeding with any man with no one." Judge Briggs paused for awhile, as though in doubt what to do or what to say, and then he replied: replied: "Your remark was not a proper one. You should submit to the Court, and if you dissent from its rulings you should lake nn exception, and not say that you differ. It is indecorous und unprofessional unprofessional for a reputable practitioner as you are to make such replies to the Court. It is my duty to sit here and perform duties that are always arduous and sometimes unpleasant and I will not permit myself to be treated with disrespect by ollicers of the Court whose duties require from tueru a course ol action entirely different."

Clipped from The Times01 Nov 1879, SatPage 1

The Times (Philadelphia, Pennsylvania)01 Nov 1879, SatPage 1
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