Lame Excuse part 1

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Lame Excuse part 1 - A LAME EXCUSE. f-.,.' f-.,.' f-.,.' i-v-------:...
A LAME EXCUSE. f-.,.' f-.,.' f-.,.' i-v-------: i-v-------: i-v-------: i-v-------: i-v-------: i-v-------: i-v-------: i-v-------: i-v-------: i-v-------: I , Monday's Republican j contained the following: . . . 1 ., , i Ia th matter of the iavestlration of the . charges arainstTouag and others,' before ii ; Ueaw W. N. May, in the county of Pope. i' .". As one of the attorneys engaged in the defense of Voaaoa and othero, on a charge of murder, and as one ot the ' attorneys . representing; the sta'e in they case against Xoungaad others, I - desjre to file this paper, among the pat era in said case, sig nifying my desire to withdraw from the prosecution ; thereof, and giving in brief .ij my reasons wereior; . - ;yi.tl 1. The prisoner Young cannot ; be i found. ; Dod son and Ilickox, and none j of their friends, aa I am informed, can traverse the county, without imminent peri! to ad out testimony and procuie - the attendance of witnesses. . The prison-' prison-' prison-' era and avitnesses (so callei) entered lh a ' place armed, apparently to the number of aeventy or eighiy, having ammunition, ' double-barreled double-barreled double-barreled shot guns and about two . revolvers eecn. I. hey departed in military sty le armed ana; mounted. Added to t this, thete seemed t be called out a po - lice fores ia the town of Kassellville, : armed iu a like manner, lhe eympa -- -- thies of tha latter, from, what I could ' ; learn, are "entirely with the prisoners. The former are said to came from sn en campment near Dover, i 4 s I have a pride in my profession, and, in consequence, the highest regard for an 4 independent judiciary. I consider that : these armed men that hold, ia the lan- lan- . guageof their counsel, this court has no jurisdiction to examine into their cases. and that it seems spp&rent they would not submit to orders of your hoor, un- un- ' less such orders should be entirely agree able to tuem. . . . i . . .-i.i-2. .-i.i-2. .-i.i-2. .-i.i-2. .-i.i-2. Because your honor intimates that , the cases of treason ottered to be preferred asainst&aid xounz and other ciimns had , -r -r better not now be inquired into, bat left to be passed npon by a grand jury at tbe regular term of the circuit court of this county ; and because it further appears i I that the press is inflaming the passions 1 or the people, and throwing oodtacies in the wsv of a fair and impartial exsmina- exsmina- tion. and has even counseied wituesses to remain sway, and the arming of citizens. A court surrounded, by armed men, who deny it Jurisdiction, can hope to do little for the settling of the differences of the '.. people, i : :.. '-...: '-...: '-...: "it.. - I have, wiih my associate counsel, ad- ad- vied nay clients to waive aa examination and eater into bond, ia the interest of peace, of law and order. I can see no juLlic good that could result from a fur- fur- ' tuer investigation, which, settles nothing, especially in the midat of an armed hand. and under te lire of an ln iicrett ana in 11 tmmatory press which denounces I he Court, and dott cot even accord to an at- at-

Clipped from Daily Arkansas Gazette30 Jul 1872, TuePage 1

Daily Arkansas Gazette (Little Rock, Arkansas)30 Jul 1872, TuePage 1
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