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originally WAS commonsense, it seems, lately to have developed
into a good thing to aid thieves escape just punishment.
Doesn't it look as if Justiceyought to look to those scales have
them oiled, or renovated, or something?
Of cdure, it's just possible that Justice can prove an alibi.
Maybe she wasn't present at( and had nothing to do with the
elevation of Christian C. Kohlsaat to the bench. ' ,
Which calamity possibly happened in this wise:
H. H. Kohlsaat, publisher of the Record-Herald, was very good
to McKinley, Mark Hanna & Co., during the McKinley presiden
So when McKinley became president, Mark Hanna1 came to
H. H. and asked him what he'd like, to have for a birthday present.
"Who; me?" asked H. H. "why I don't want a thing.
"But," he added, hastily, "I have, a brother who hasn't much'
of a job, and who thinks he'd like to "be a federal judge."
Yes, Justice might be able to prove an alibi in the case of
Christian C. Kohlsaat, judge of the United States Circuit court.
P. S. The price of meat is still up. Probably it will go higher
to pay the fees of the attorneys who worked that cute habeas
corpus .gag on Judge Kohlsaat.
END SAYS BORDWELL
Criticism at State Bar Associa
tion Meeting Angers Judge in
Blast Case Will Permit no
Further Lengthy Argurnente
on Point of Law.
Los Angeles, Cal., Nov. 16.
'Angered because of the severe
criticism by Judge Albert C. Bur
nett, of the California appellate
court, who', in an address to the
State Bar association, character
ized the delay in getting a Mc
Namara jury as a crime, Judge
Bordwell made it very plain to
both sides today that the dilatory
tactics must end. ' t
He will -perrnit no further
lengthy arguments on points of
submit briefs and authorities, and
if arguments are necessary at all,
will hear them, outside the regu
lar court hours.
He is also considering the ad
visability of holding night ses
sions in order to expqdiate the
The growing demand that both'
sides be compelled to keep their
attention fixed on the business of
the court has impressed Bordwell,
and hereafter it isJikely attor
neys will be suppressed when
they attempt to argue against de
cisions. It is ever possible that
sonje may be punished for con
tempt before the trial is over.
While Judge Bordwell refused
positively to be quoted as to his
intentions, his closest associates
assert that he is convinced that
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adopted by both sides are wrong,
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