Concealed weapons violaation pardoned by the gov.
PARDONED. Another Case of aa Officer Carrying Concealed Weapons. Mr. F. E. P. Brooks, of Pope county, was pardoned by the governor governor yesterday. Some time ago, during a session of the circuit court, in Pope county, Mr. urookg was appointed appointed bailiff to wait upon the grand jury, and, while acting in that capacity, went into tho grand jury room carrying a concealed weapon. For this he was indicted and fined. A petition signed by the sherlft and other prominent citizens of the county was sent to the governor, governor, upon which the pardon was granted. There has recently been several misconstructions of the law in re gard to the matter of carrying weapons, weapons, and it is a difficult matter to impress upon the minds of the people who is by law entitled to carry weajons. it also seems that in the present instance the authorities authorities are at fault. The law says that an officer in the discharge ot his duties is allowed to carry arms. It also says that a man on his own premises, or a man traveling with baggage, has the same right. '