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Page 1 [Newspaper Page] — Lexington Gazette — 5 January 1898

.XZ-Ik. Vol. 94 No. I Lexington, Rockbridge County, Virginia. "Wednesday, January 5, 1398. , 91.50 a Year ? BisfexaS wama \ ? sara FORD'S HOTEL, Richmond,Va, w Best Location in the city?adjoining New City Hall and Capitol Park. Table unsurpassed by any in tbe South. American or European plans. Mcdowell & ford, "wners fl?d Manage rs lt$$?i m^. ^:^-:eis^;:;i;^E Pause a moment, please! . Come and see that celebrated Capital "Wagon. It has no eepial in tho. Janel. Price to suit the times, and we cover it all over with guarantees. As to Puggien, Carriages and Harness wo defy all comers nnd goers to.nieetourpriccs. Our trade ih rapidly convincing thc public of thin fact. Hay, Corn, Oats, Meal, (Mal and Chops always kepi in our Grocery Department, where you can lind a complete line tf Staple Goods cheap for cash or trade. Give me a call anet I will prove what I have saiel. "W. F* PIERSON. Corner Main and He-nrv Streets, LEXINGTON, VA DIS ALL DftUGS^Ta :. Casisrat* are ths Mm*! ...

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Page 2 [Newspaper Page] — Lexington Gazette — 5 January 1898

THE GAZETTE, PUBLISH*_ BVSBT WsnXSSSBl ?ajar? BARCLAY AJTD COMPANY LEG Ab AD\-RTI8EMENT8 fl pet 1 _fa fur tlii' irst?Sertion, and Mc. for each oon_i__? tlnTe-after. Lexixeni.N. Va.. .I.sxiakv T'-'OH AN OLD HO U-li ANDA1SO ____ FAMILY. When in churon, 1700, tho yiUape oi Lexington, Va., was burned, ihe fire was chtrck el at thejc ossing of lien y and nin, em the lot where thc b?eiy b ab e now st,mis. On the northws I conor of Henry an*l Mai a was tho fa m-e Ol Mr. Mat hew Hanna, which, a ter psseicg through se-veral ohaiiges.is now he property of Mrs. Gibbs. This re" liginnted, as J havo ofte.i heard, in the garden of a house on tbe corner of Maia and Lewis ?? reefs, where the occup mt of tho hons j had bt en buming trash to prepnrefor culti? vating his ground. Ho thought tho fire was entirely extii^uished,but wind rising in the night kindled a few ccals wi i h had boen overlooked; the wea'.ber waa dry, and the buildings nearby vee of wood, so that the progTi hs ol the flames was rap...

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Page 3 [Newspaper Page] — Lexington Gazette — 5 January 1898

Most tort;u1n> .".-iel (Usfifi-iSaag of i'c.iirip:, baan*4sg, scaly skin and scalp humors is la. aiatttajr relic- cit liv a warm bath with rm < UJU .s.V.v,a:.':v'i.-:?;?; -li'-at'onof Ci;tici t.\ (ointment .titogreatskncara.twdafnildriso of Ci ri i ;: v KeCsOLl Vtt, pi-enta-st of lOcr.l isorlflen aa i himiiii i him, assn all alta rs lin 1- - eiTo:i.*er.|;i |*m ?aeH, r.vn-rr. Psrn ? I .. I'.' *.. UtU% -i:o.i-le. I';.-,-Sall Kllcuu,. iii FAU.HI fi?:3 ' lift J bi' I'lIKllU S.e. P^erson/l ,Mr. Hugh S, White who is attend? ing lectures at the University Medical college ip Richmond, spent Xmas here. Mr.i\V.,W. H. Harris/of Lynch . burg, Viio has been the gueat of his mother, Vrs. C. J- Harris, has letorn ed home.' Miss Janie While and -her cousiD, Miss P-rini Cameron, uro tho guests cf Mrs." J, T. Fudge, near Covington, Va. Mrs. James S. Smith has as Ler , ciyst her daughter, Mrs. Edward epopee, of West Va. ,. als Mias Mary, daughter of Mr. Phil. Huffman, who is a pu...

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Page 4 [Newspaper Page] — Lexington Gazette — 5 January 1898

THE WORLD'S RICHEST MINE. It has Produced Gold Worth $150,000 000 in Thirty Years. The richest gold mineiIn the world is located under the thriving town of Ballarat, Victoria, Australia. Tbe town has about 25,000 inhabitants, nearly al! of whom are employed In the mine. There are more than 100 miles of tunnels under the .. some of them being at a depth of 2,000 feet. The en trance to the mine, which is controlled by a corporation and is known as the Band, Barton, and Albion Conn..., is outside the city. The region, around Ballarat has been dug over several times by miners. It was formerly covered by a dense for est, but the tree have been chopped downs and the mark of the miner'e shov el and pk-k ia vie-- on all sides. Wot one of thees work wa struck pay dirt, a_d the work waa ail don. m rain. The i -*k In which tl), gold ia fe u_d beneath ____ra? ia not rich in the yei jow nye tal. lt yields but half an oatie* of Bta-ulard gold to the toe, and yat tha Band, Barton and Alb'sn min* h...

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Page 1 [Newspaper Page] — Lexington Gazette — 12 January 1898

w LEXINGTON Ga/ETTE. Vol.94 No. 2 Lexington, Rockbridge County, Virginia. Wednesday, January 12, 1898. ?vj $1.50 a Year is one of tho three im? portant ingredients of a complete fertilizer; the others are phos? phoric acid and nitro? gen. Too little Potash is sure to result in a partial crop failure. ~SBJ??sj An illustrated book which tells what Potash is, how it el J 1 ^^ should be used, and how much Potash a well-balanced B-*f ^^.t-Ok -ff*\ fertilize r should contain, is sent free to all applicants. a er ll \ J \ J ^enJ your adtlress 1 J*~ """ ^"^ ^"^ QERITAN KAU WORKS, oj Nassau St., New York, FORD'S HOTEL, RichmondjVa Beat Locatien) in tlie etty?adjoining New City Hall anel Capitol Park. Tahle: nnsiirpsBsod by say in tim Sonth. American or l.uropc.in plans. McllOWKLIi& FORD, ?WHOX-fS i--1"1 Hva.etJ3.?tSTe3 rIS ? v." ..--..-?? -1 Pause a moment, please! ; Como anel soo that celebrated Capital Wagon. It has ne> equal in tho I laiul. rrie-e to suit the tinu-s...

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Page 2 [Newspaper Page] — Lexington Gazette — 12 January 1898

THE GAZETTE lVlll.lsIlK!) BVSB1 U'KD.VKSIinT ?nv? BARCLAY AND COMPANY LEOA1. AI) V Kl J t rsi: MI-TXTS .fl in -ti foi the lils) insertion, lind />0e. for e eo'ltinuaueo thereafter. LuiKOTOae, \\\., .Iancai:vf). '1)8 TO OUR FfilENDS. We make' our best how to our 1 ret rcn of ihe io I hom for the kind me ti n (bay have made of us and o enid daer for the Democratic liomin tiein ^represent the Tenth District llie'next Congress, Wo believe tb lhe'grand old yeomanry of thia di trictwili rally round our standnrel uni if wave a ttiumpbnnt, for we have sloe shoulder to shoulder ? ita. them in tl) fight against the trna'*, the combine and lhe monopoliat who are endeavoi ing to grind them to powder; and a Joug tis our good right atm can hold i pen wo iutenel lo keep up the fight un til tho Republican sbylcieks and mone' changers are elnven from ponerwhicl they procured by fraud, deceit, aue br bery. To our warm hearted friend* i f this Mar native ornty wbo have sc kindly promised us...

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Page 3 [Newspaper Page] — Lexington Gazette — 12 January 1898

Pimple*. h!ot.-!:i--.. Ci |.'!<li.';i' -, i- ? '. :.. i .?!,, oily, mo;l:y skin, it hine, scaly scalp, dr} , thin,and (ullina hair, and baby bleini.ln j prevoil?d by Ci nccaA Soar, tho most ? akin purifying and beautifying so.ip ia tim world, aa wo'l aa purest and tweet?t foi- toilet, bath, sad noamy. EVERY HUMOR FJEI-LSOTsri-I-. J. o. Mr. Frank Moore bas returned from Staunton, where he Ima beeu on legal boc-eee. Ma. Cameron Thom anel wife of Loj Ang-3, Ctil., nrc the guests t>f Col 1). H. Ress au el wife. Miss Carie Hannan is the guest Mrs. Chainberlayne in Richmond. Rev. H. W. ?yera and bride have arrived at their future home in Yoko? hama, Japun. Mr. Fielding -cCi.rdy, of M a*o_ri. ig visiting hie parents, Mr. and Ms. , William McCurdy, Dear Fluman. " We h-td a veiy pleasent call on Fri ,_.y-from. Mr. W. 15. Buley, an old Rockbridge boy, Mit noa om- of thu newt premire nt and progres-ivo citi rens if J .m.sboio, Ind. Mr, Ruler has been em a visit to his rel...

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Page 4 [Newspaper Page] — Lexington Gazette — 12 January 1898

-.-*-?:?>??. Min imar ' A QUEER CONTKOVERSY. Main? Farmors Disputing Over tho Skunk's Rat Catching Ability. Tournament* Have Been He-Id by Shooting; Clabti for the Purpose of Determining; Thia Impor. inn! QneHtlon. ?.?? The $100 bet regarding' the ability of an average Mame skunk to -catch an average Maine mlouse is still unpaid, and until the question is definitely settled the advocat.es of the proposed law pro? hibiting the trapping of i foxes eau .... make no headway against popular prejudice. Last spring the Sun- gave an outline of the. dispute. It was in? tended theil tOaSettlo the whole ipiest ion byan open field trial between a skunk nnd.'wiy-jiumber of healthy mice which .. thc' lbs. trappers might choose to pro i.-Tj'j,': iliiec. Since then three tournaments Vi ?liav|t?;be?en held, anel though every one ia,", ;A^a;i^j?rga"ly atteneled and much money .-.;-'-"','?? "4" wagered.eni the result, therjeferees have ??'[ "*?.'?? bo^rj%iri?ble to render a'decision in ".'?...

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Page 1 [Newspaper Page] — Lexington Gazette — 19 January 1898

Ii TTE ? Z*^l^^^ <; 11.50 a Year i o.t t.,naA ilifl fanatical ukee the tc I vu, ! Vol. 94. JNO. . 5. >ci*a*eaaaeea>eaaeeo*a>oe??jaai m '? i.BSOLOIBLY oUM&BTCfcD 1^"^?^^?'. aH . ^i -'^o aaarr astaislisasBJa, SBsr>? "'?niilalallr'**-*" Ml BaWaaUIH SSSBi*.' IW.. CHlm-iv -ootwsJ. Qaa.. ey Sss*tja*. BU , ^aea^eeVJaVaaaV j/. ^r *? ***X?-^ >' ?ST"**''. ??**' -" ??.??! I ? * ?*??*.? S> ? P " OtfSasferlai asee ?? taos* I**n FORD'S HOTEL, | Richmond,Va.x pR e>~*~~- ^T~^f *bg^?-- -^-^ (*; ?"SF-.- ."r-^eia^E.--.""? v-. '*" Beat Location in thc city?adjoining New City Hall Sj anti Capitol Park. ? ,. ;. nj Tallie unsaipashctl by any in thc South. -_? - American or European plans. Mcdowell & ford, wners ??* B^e^'ja.e^esro^rs.v ?' " ,^PS^eTl^a2aa^^^I''l<I'' - " ^ "'?'^ ' a ', - ' - Pause a moment, please! i Come and see that celebrated Capital Wagon. It has no equal in the j ta...

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Page 2 [Newspaper Page] — Lexington Gazette — 19 January 1898

THE GAZETTE. IYm-l.MIKD KVZKT WSDXKMIllY ?BY? BARCLAY AND COMPANY_ LEG7VL~^DVERTIS?MENTfc|*l pi inc ii for the flrgtInsertion, and 59c. wr eai eonttnaaaoe fcheresfter._ LlTvixeiTox, Ya., JastaktS. '98 The sJttor being absent the associut editor takes the liberty of publishing few of the many complimentary notice by abe press of Stats concerning thc candidacy of Mr. E. H. Birolay for the DeittOOratifl nomination fur CongTOSJ fruin I his D.strtot These notices have appeared ia papers both in aud out of tbj District, and with ono accord, regardless ol political creed, 'hey recognize that Lie services to Democracy in the past have contributed no little to the success of that party in this District. Mr. E. H Birolay, editor and own? er of the Lexington Gazette, announ? ces that he will como before the Demo? cratic Convention for the nomination of C ngrossman lor tho Tenth Dis rict of Virginia. Mr. Barclay hus always been a prominent worker in Demoetat ic ranks, and bas been a potent inct...

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Page 3 [Newspaper Page] — Lexington Gazette — 19 January 1898

GOLD DUST. PERSONAL. Air. S. 13. McCorkle, of this county, has been appointed a guard at the peni? tentiary at Richmond by Superintenelent Helms. We were pleasetl to see Dr. J. C. Hyde, of Decatur, in town on Monday. Notwithstanding his recent illness the Doctor is himself again. We are glad to learn that there is a elecideel change for the better in the condition of Mrs. E. E. Snider, who has been seriously ill for the past week or more. Mrs. Nettie Banker Rice has return? ed from a short stav at the home of Capt. C. N. McMillan, of Fancy Hill, who has been quite ill. We are glad to note that he is reported as improv? ing. Dr. Jno. D. Myer.*-, of Hunting!on, W. Va., wa. the auest cf bis bro'her M. H. Myers, Fridiy last. Mr?. J. R, Tucker hns as her guest Miss Laura McGuire, of Winchester, Va. Misses Janet and Margaret Aban are in Baltimere, the guests of Mrs. Geo. Preston. Mrs. Carl B. Scholz, ol Mammoth, W. Va.,is the guest of ter mother, Mis E. H,Barclay Mis j Carr.o Pierson ba9 ...

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Page 4 [Newspaper Page] — Lexington Gazette — 19 January 1898

collecting fees and costs. Winborne, ol ?00_bridge, intrc dneed ? bill to amend and re-enact ii n 717 and TIS of the Code relat? ing to tiros and costs bafore justices I '.' the peace to tako security for ibe pay? ment of lines anel costs and cj issue execution against tbe surety and pro Tides for extending the time in which justices are required to certify cases ried, to clerks, to sixty dare. Tho bill further provides that if such certi-oate bas l een made to tbs dei- th^ otlleera are to be entitled to ce>l!cct from tbo county half of the lawful Toes due thora aaa pears from the' certificate. . r Winborne wiso introduced a bill . i end and re--enae<t section 1438 i f the codo, relating t ? tbe salaries of county superintendents eff schools. Tbe measure amende the law fotbat county superintendents of jiublic institution shall leceive compensation only for I bc time they are actually employee! in the discharge of their duties. ~NO REDUOriON. A letter trom Ricln...

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Page 1 [Newspaper Page] — Lexington Gazette — 26 January 1898

LEXINGTON Vol. 94. No* 4 Lexington, Rockbridge County, Virginia. Wednesday, January 26, 1898. <{ $1.50 a Year 1 p'* ?H >*o>Jst fae*, ia. arras u'ie. a*?Mn tb.. ??>.?;*. ??ay*^. o-? ? ar* Sw sSaeel Us* erleMlaat ???. * ? SI ? se ia* FORD'S HOTEL, Richmond,Va -i^8-^3etg-?lf=H Best Location in the city?adjoining New City Hall and Capitol Park. Table unsurpassed by any in the South. American or European plans. Mcdowell & ford, Pause a moment, please! Come and see that celebrated Capital Wagon. It has no equal in the land. Price to suit the times, and we cover it all over with guaranteed. As to Buggies, Carriages and Harness we defy all comers and goers to meet our prices. Our trade is rapidly convincing the public of thisfact. Hay, Corn, Oats, Meal, Offal and Chops always kept in our Grocery Department, where you can find a complete line of Staple Goods cheap for cash or trade. Give me a call and I will prove what I have said. STW....

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Page 2 [Newspaper Page] — Lexington Gazette — 26 January 1898

___?__Sja*asaJaa?asjBS*S* THE GAZETTE, PlTBLlHHED EVZBT WkDSBBDBV ?BV? BARCLAY AND COMPANY LEGAL ADVERTISEMENTS $1 per inch for the first Insertion, and ^SOc. for each continuance thereafter._ _ COLONEL BARCLAY FOR CON GUESS. Colonel E. H. Barclay, editor of th J Lexington Gazette, has announced himself a candidate for the Democratic nomination for Congress in the Tenth District. Hs has been the editor of the Gazette for twenty-seven years. The Colonel is a one-armed Confed? erate veteran and is most highly es teemed by all who know h'm.?Rich? mond 1 imes. We learn that E. H. Ba clay, the editor of the Lexington Gazette and a one-armed ex-Confederate soldier, is a candidate for Congress to represent the 10th Distnct. There is no more deserving man in that district than Bro. Barclay, and we hope he may get the nomination.?Orange Observer, e Maj. E. H. Barclay, the veteran aditor or the Leaington Gazet.e, has nnounced hiinslf a candidate tor the Democratic nomination for Congress in t...

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Page 3 [Newspaper Page] — Lexington Gazette — 26 January 1898

an,,,, .,?.. ? ???*.. .., c.i* e. en 't ilffummtm ' uOLiTDUSTi OILY 7? 'fl Hardest thing9 in the contrary things to keep when not cleaned. Are n easily with that enemy ol Largest package?greata. THE W. K. FAIRBANK ' Chicago, bu Louis. New York. J SRSONAL. Mrs. Maggie Bobbitt, of Richmond, s visiting relatives and fiiencls here. Mr. John Shielels, of Roanoke, was visiting friends here last week Clifton Forge Review: Mr. Sammy Sachs, of Lexington, Va , son of Mr. Louis Sachs, spent several days in the c ty this week on business. Mr. Samuel E. Rice, of Covington, who attended the funeral of his father in this place hist Thursday, has return? ed home. Mrs, Elizabeth Kirkpatrick is visiting her daughter, Mrs. James Larrick, of Middletowr, Frederick count;, Mrs \Y. F. Edwards has gone to Shenand ab Junction, W. Va., to visit her sister, Mrs. Alton Osbourne. Miss Sc tt, of Birmingham, Ala,, is the guest of Miss Bettie Glasgow. Ifo, Ca?l Scholz, who has been the gue-t of AI rs. E H. Barclay...

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Page 4 [Newspaper Page] — Lexington Gazette — 26 January 1898

ALONE. | She sat in a low splint-bottom rock? er. The wood showed tinges of yel lowlwhere the black was worn off, and was sidney with age, just as her dress was, where the sunlight flickered through the lattic -work of the porch and ca t square glin_nering patches of light on the dingy black mourning goods. Ten year < ago to-day she had w? rn this dress to her husbands fun? eral. Tbe slender bent old body swayed a little, as she i ed up the stocking drawn over the darning egg,, and pat? ted the woven mesh with the side of her heavy opened thimble, but the faded old eyes were dim with tears,and the band trembled as she pushed the needle in and out, "Ten y.are.Nathan, ten' yeara of weary waiting; I Wt<s sixty then.and I thought I would soon be with you. They are all pc ne?our children tbat we loved so and tended ?wheo they were young,?it was not bo hird to see theta go when I had you, for it was right and proper they should go out into the word and do for them? s...

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Page 1 [Newspaper Page] — Lexington Gazette — 2 February 1898

\ Lexington, llockbridge County, Virginia, Wednesday, February 2, 1 ... <j 11.50 a Tear ' T _ T V _ T .Ti r/ Vol.94. No.ii ai_g^_saa:!igiMii_____?^^^| FIORD'S HOTEL, | Richmond,Va.| -^^_K3_^ Best Location in the city?adjoining New City Hall jH ' nnel Capitol Park. W Table unsurpasseel by any in the South. Hg American or European plans. kc* Mcdowell & ford, 1 vsrners>?'Managers &g Pause a moment, please! Come anel see that celebrated Capital Wagon. It has no eepia1 in tho land. Prico to suit the times, and we cover it all over with guarantees. As to Buggies, Carnages and Harness we defy all comers and goers to meet our prices. Our traele is rapidly convincin g the public of this fact. Hay, Com, Oats, Meal, Offal and Chops always kept in our Grocery Department, where you can find a complete line of Staple Goods cheap for cash ot trade/ Give me a call and I will prove what I have said. -\KTm _EJ* 3tPI_5__El.{SC_>_Nr. Corner Main ...

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Page 2 [Newspaper Page] — Lexington Gazette — 2 February 1898

THE GAZETTE, PliBUSIIKD EVZKT WkDNKSDBY ?BY? BAKuLAY AND COMPANY LEGAL ADVERTISEMENTS fl per inch for first Insertion, and 60c. for each continuance thereafter. Major. E. H. Bard iy, editor of the Lexington Gazette, is a candidate for Congress, in the Tenth Congressional Tistiict. He is a true blue Democrat It is not often a Virgiuia country edi? tor aspires to Congiess, an', in ibis instance,we would be pleased to i-ee the Major's ambition gratified.?Leesburg Washingtonian. Maj'r. E. H. Baiclay, for twenly seven years the editor the Lexington Gazette, has announced himself a can didate for the Democratic nomination for Congress in the Tanth District. Major Barclay carries an empty sleeve as a testimonial of his devotion to Virginia in the hour of her need,which together with his long service in the ranks of the party, should entitle him to this reward.?Leesburg Miiror. Major E. H. Barclay, of the Lex? ington Gazette, is a candidate for the Democratic nomination for Congress in the ...

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Page 3 [Newspaper Page] — Lexington Gazette — 2 February 1898

GOLD DU whose house ls conspicuot N her least, whose leisure timi I U The chances are ten to or H I do all my cleaning ?i Sold by all grocers. largest pat THE N. K. FAIRBAN Cbicavgo. St. Louis. New York. PERSONAL. Mr. W. H. Agnor is visiting friends in Staunton. Miss Virginia Grove, of Staunton, ia visiting Mrs. F. P. Rhodes. State Senator S. H. Letcher is a home. Miss Bailie Mon ison is the guest of her sister, Mrs. Robert Glasgow. Mr. Thomas Whitcsell, of Staunton, spent a few days of this week visiting friend here. Mrs. Mann, of Clifton Forge, and Miss Calhoon are the gues s of Mrs. Susan Gold. Mips Susie Leyburn gave an enjoyable social party to her many friends on Thursday night. Judge J. O. Shepherd Las been elec' ed to succeed himself as judge of the Cor( oration Court of Buena Vi*>ta. M's, J, T, Wightman has returned fi oro ft v:sit to her son, Dr. A- C. Wight? man, of Randi'lph.Macon College, Ash Lnd.Va. , Mr. R, L, Leckey, of Buena Vis!a, I spent several days in...

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Page 4 [Newspaper Page] — Lexington Gazette — 2 February 1898

THE ANTI-FEE BILL PASSED. There was eonsiberabls discussion of the Turnbull bill to abolish feos to witness** f r tho Commonwealth it) criminal ca-es heard by justices of the peace. Mr. Flanagan w as tho first speaker and made a vig rous attack on the measure. He was followed by Mr. Barool who spoke against the bill. In his remarks ho contended Hut the measure was not only an unjust one but he 1 elieved it wa? unconstitutional. Mr. Leteher mads a f ireful appel t > the Senate to pass the bill He did not see how any Sor.ator who waa ia favor of n-tre'nchinont and reform could vote against this net which wou'd save th?> State peri a ps $70,000 pei year. Mr. Le'cher cali, d the atten? tion cf the Senate to the enormous ex? penses to tbe State by reason of fees paid witnesses in justices' c >urts and namoi Warwick and Scott as two counties iu which tbe;o expenses were largest. Mr. Barnes m ide a'i eloquent de? fame ci Warwick and piid a pret'y tribute to...

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