The Dignity of the Court Marshall Barnard Pays for An Unintended Contempt. A little story is told of young Barnard, Deputy U.S. Marshall, which is keenly relished by his friends. Some days ago Marshall Leffingwell had occasion to serve some papers on the clerk of Knox county, this State, and sent Barnard out for that purpose. The young man had no difficulty in finding the county clerk for that official chanced to be in the office when Barnard struck the county seat. Going up to a desk where

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  2. 02 Mar 1876, Thu,
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  • — The Dignity of the Court Marshall Barnard Pays for An Unintended Contempt. A little story is told of young Barnard, Deputy U.S. Marshall, which is keenly relished by his friends. Some days ago Marshall Leffingwell had occasion to serve some papers on the clerk of Knox county, this State, and sent Barnard out for that purpose. The young man had no difficulty in finding the county clerk for that official chanced to be in the office when Barnard struck the county seat. Going up to a desk where

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