Clipped From The Waterloo Press
j as TnEKE is a singular case pending in Ulster county. New -York. -York. Over- Over- a year ago, Daniel Hasbrouck, a wealthy farmer, was auica by a mired, maa whose name is Levi Bodine. , The un fortunate man who took the life of his employer is deaf and dumb. He knows nothing of the dumb alphabet and can only express himself by the use of the most rude and arbitrary signs, thus ' rendering communication lth his counsel or with the Court quite ont of the question ' How to try him for the offense is the question which perplexes all concerned. The plea of insanity has been suggested. but he m entirely Bane beyond all dispute. dispute. The J udge has suggested that he be sent to an asylum and learned to use the mate method, of communication communication ; in other words, that he be ed ucated up to a hanging basis, and then tried for the offense, but this coarse does not meet with favor ; besides, there is no provision for educating such a pereou, and the man remains in jail becauso he is not educated suffi ciently to even plead to the indictment asrainst tutu. I Uedo Commercial.