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SATTTIDAY. .MAY 23, 1008.
dissented " Tarn't best." he sntd. "to let Tim know there's two canoes of us and one not stoppln'. It'll make bina s'pleious o' suthln'. *n" what he 'tspecta. Pete'H fiad out. I caliate we'd best pa.ee thar in th? night, leave the wlmaaea above, *n' you 'n' I go back 'n' git what we want-" "But what about the Canucks follow? ing us with the bateau?" returned Martin. "They'll tell who Is with ua. won't they*" "Tkvey didn't see us start," answered I^evi. " 'n' can't swear wimmen came. We'll say we're alone, 'n' beln" so'll make it plausible, '?' you might say we're goia" to build a camp 'n nother season fetch <ur wimmen in." "But how about our men. on the re? turn trip, after finding we have wom? en at the camp*" rejclneij Martin. "Tbey will be sura to tell all they kaow on the way berk " ' We've got to keep the wimmen shady, sn' fool *em." answered And so his plan waa adopted It waa la the ?arty hours of morning when the two eanoee crept noia?? ? past Tim's Place. The star? barely oufJIaed the rivera course, the frame dwelling, log cabla, sad stump dotted slope back of tb?*in. All the untie? existent about thta dwalllsg wss hid In darkness, sad only the faint sounds and odors betrayed these conditions. Rut every eye aad ear la the two canoes was alert, paddles were dipped ut sound, sad Chip's heart was beating so loudly that it seemed to her TIbi and all hie family must be awakened. Her recent escai?e from tBIe spot and ail the reasons forcing it, the fear that both her father and the half breed anight even sow be there, added dread; snd not until s bend hid I - shadowy >iew of this plague spot did she breathe easier. "I was nigh sheered to death." abe wbispere?! to Ray when safety seemed assured, "an' if ever Pete finds I'm up whar the folks is golu', I'm a goner." "Oh. we'll take care of you." re? turned that boy. with the boundleea ?noe of youth; "my uncle can shoot as well as anyone, and then Old ? up at the camp, and hep a won? der with a rifle Why. I've seen him hit a crow a half mile off'" kc waa ascending from the chimney, and the rising sun was just viaiible when Martin and lavi returned to Tim's. Mike wes out la an enclocure, milking; Tira wae bark of the house, preparing the pigs' break rant The I c. vere i??-?,uea!lng and a group of unwashed child-ea acre watching op? erations, whea Martin appeared. A pleasant "<i??>d morning" from him and a gruff one fr? a ? wa* the in? troduction, and then that stolid pio? neer etar'ed for tke sty Not evea the unusual eveat of a caller could hinder him frou, th? oae duty he rooot en -th? car? of his beloved swine. ? hav? some nloc tbrlfy pig*?." bega? Marti?, when the pen WO? reached, deeirag to piatiate Tita. "They see thot." be returned. "My guide and 1 are on our way Into the wood?, to build a camp." continued Martia. anxious te have his erraad over with, "aad wc halted to buy a few potatoes of yoa and some pork. I have a couple of men following with a sateau," he coatiuued. after pauslag for a reply which did not come; "they will be slong ia a day or two with "They Are Thot," He Returnee. most of our supplies; but I felt sure I ?could get some extrs good pork of you aad some choice potatoes." "Ton kin that same," replied Tim. his demeanor obviously softening un? der this lattery, aad so business re Jetions were established. Martin had lntsnded seklng some cautious question regarding Chip or her father; but T.s'a surly face, hla unresponsive manner, and a mistrust of its wisdom prevented. He was bluet of a peach, almost to th? verge ef insolenea. snd tha srrlval of Martin with all hla polite words evoked not a vestlga of welcome; and yet back of taose keen grey eyes of hia s deal of cuBslng might lurk, thought Martin. Two sloven ly women peered out of back door snd window while the Inter? view wss Is progress. Mike cams and looked or la slienoe; two of the oldeet children were dowa by the canee where Iaevl wslted; the rest, open eyed snd aatoalAvhed. seemed likely to be trod dea on by aome oae each raso raeaf When tha atoros were secured aad paid for. snd Martin hsd pushed off with Levi, he realised sometaiag ef ile ll?? C^sTyTmnst fis ve fed there. He had Intended not only to obtain potatoee. but some information of vaia?. He obtained the goods, paying ! a thrifty price, also a good bit of oold I shoulder, aad that was all But Levi, ?hrewd woodsman that h? was. fared better "I lamed Chip's goae oft with old MoGelre," he asserted with a quiet amile whea they were well away, "an* that Fate's ?wearia'murder agia him." "Aad hew?" responded Martin, la aetoaiahnaent. "I felt that alienee was golden with that eurty chap, aad didat aek a question." '!? glad.' rejoined Levi. "? want? ed to tell you not to. and I've lamed all we want. Children are easy to pump, aa' I did It 'thout wakta' a hint o" 'aplcloa. Tim's folks all believe Chip'? gone with her dad. Pete thinks so. aa* U watchia' for him with a gus. I 'spect. an' if so. the sonner they meet. the better." It waa gratifying new? to Martin, aad whea the other canoe was reached, the two agala pushed on. with Martin, at leapt, feeling that the ways of Fat? might prove acceptable. Three days more were coasumed In reaching th? lake now ?wn*?d by him for the river was low. carries had to be made around two rapida, aad when at laat the sequestered. forest-bo?rdered sheet of water wa? being crossed. Mar tin wlehed aome titanic hand might ralae aa Impensable barrier about his possessions. Old Cy's Joy at their return was al? most hilarious. To a man long pact the spasmodic exuberance of youth, loving nature and the wild a? few do. th? ala month? here with the misan? thropic old hermit, then a month of more cheerful companionship, fcllowed by the departure of Martin and Angle, made the forest homecoming doubly weleoaae Rut Chip's appearance, and the ?omewhat thrilling epls?j.le of her ?acape from Tim's Place and her res? cue, astonished him Like nil old mea who are childless, a young girl and hot toOUBcaa touched a respoaaive chord la his heart, and on the Instant Chip's uafortunate condition found ?ympathy. Her Muuttp told story, with all its details, held him spellbound. He laugh<- t description of spites, and when she s?-emed hurt at thia s*emlng levity, he BUaurud her that spite? were a reality In the wood?? he had e??en hundr??ds of them It was not long ere be had won her confi? dence and good will. ?9 he had Ray'?, and then he t "That gal's chaser'? bin here 'bout a week ago." he sail, "an the worst lookin' en-- seen. I know from his description 'twas him. He kept qulxzln' me er to how Ions: we'd - ? !f I knew MeOuIra, or had aeen him lately, until I got sort???? riled 'n' began to string him. I told him final? ly that I'd be^n f?*)!ir. al! 'long, that MaGuare waa a frlcud o' mine, that he'd be*?n here a day <<r two afore, bor? rowed aome mon? y '?' lit out fer Caa ada. knowln' there was a had man arter him. Then this one-eyed gazoo got mad. real mad. n' aald things, an' then he elea; - When Martin explalued the situe tl?>ii. se he now did. Old Cy chuckled. " Taint often one shoots in the dsrk 'n' makes a bul?Veye. ' he said. "I think you and I had better keep aim about thla half hreed'a call." Martin added quietly. and if Aagle tneatioaa It, you needn't say that you knew wh? he was. It will only make lay wife and the girl nervous." The two tents were now pitched at the head of a cove, some roda away from the hermit's hut. and weil out of sight from the landing, and to these both Aagle snd Chip were assured they must flee as soon as the expected bateau eatered the lake, aad remain secluded uatll It bad departed. la a way. it waa a ticklish situation. Ail knowledge that this waif was wtth Martin'? party must be kept from Tima Place and this half breed, or abe weulda't be safe an hour: aad until the Canucks had come and gone, she rauat he kept bidden. Another and quite a aerlous annoyance to Martin was the fact that he had counted oa these two men as helpers la cutting and haullag logs for this new camp. Only man power was available, and to move leg? a foot in diameter aad 20 feet long. In midsummer, was ae easy task, but Leal, more experienced la camp-building, made light of it. "We'll cut the log? we n??ed, clue to the lake." he said, "float 'em 'round. *n* roll 'em up on skids. It's easy 'nough. 'a' we don't need them Ccv nuckers round a u . It waa four days of keen suspense to Chip before they appeared. Neither ahe aor Angle lati the closed tent while they remained over night, or until they had been gone many hours, and then every one felt easier. The ringing sound of axes now be? gan to echo over the rippled lake, loga were towed aerosa with canoe?, a cel? lar under the new coin site was ex? cavated, aad home building in the wild erne?? went merrily on. While the men worked. Angle and Chip were not idle Not only did they aav? meals to prepare over a rude out? door dre?place, but they gathered grass aad moaa for beds, wove a hammock and rustic chair seats assj ei ?edge grass, sad countless other useful aids. Chip waa especially helpful snd more grateful than a dog for any and all consideration Not a step that aba oould take or a bit of work that ahe could de was left to Ancie, h*r inter? est aad do-all she-could desire never f?sgge<j, ?ad from early morn until the supper dishes were washed and wiped. Chip was busy. But Martin, and especially Levi, had other causee for worry than those which camp-building entailed. The fact that thla "Pernicious Pete," aa Aagle had once called him. would soon learn of their presence here, and hat tag all law-abiding people, aa such forcet brigand? nlwaya do, would nat ornlly seek to Injure thee, waa eae cause. Then, there were ae saany ways by which he could do harm. A. lire started at one corner of the hut at midnight, the same Iadlaa-llke malice applied to their twe teat?, th? ?Cecileg of tkelr canoes or the gashing of them with a hunting kaif?, a. ceuctless other method? ?of ventiate ?pita, presented the.mseive?. In a ?ray. they were helpless against snob ^LtJxLprowling en?mjr. ?>ver aa? Jafl Arma rafle? separate?! theaa freai civili? sation and sil sasictssce; sa ira pasa ahi? wl?d?r*esa lay between. The ?stream aad their canoe? were the only magi ef ?agree?. These valuable craft were left out of eight aad sound eacJi siebt, ob the lake shore, sad so their valaerabUlty es sii Bade? was mani? fest, Thes, Chip's preeeace wss sa sdded daaagcr. If OB?* this brut? found thst atee wss here, there was so limit to whet be would do te secure her snd ?ska reveage They had smuggled her peat "rise's Place, but concealment sere was Isa possible; if ever this half breed retsraed, ehe would be discov? ered, ssvd tasa what? An so by day. while Martin aad Led basy wtth hut building, ox beside the eveatag camp-fire wbes Ray picked hie baa Jo sad Chip watched him with adailrlag glancea. these two guardians Bad eyee sad ears ever alert for this expected esemy. TO HI?". <<?VHM I I? The Testimo? ny in Detail. (?t'ontinued aVaTOBB First Page.) and Immediately r.ft?>r the company was dismissed for the night. ' ??riant Lawrason, the company mander, under orders from Pooroae, proceeded to verify I Be carefully count???! the in the gun racks and found the number that beaOBgerl in the racks. Ho tl ba the atore taking with him the qoarter ?t, who unlocked the ?ght enter. nit the room h<? toU tbe quarter gjt. that ' Ito verify ?ns in hie custody--those in the arm chest. The quart? Tiuas'er-eer | on r??moved the bag ? ?J been piled on top ol the arm chestn. UDBCrt ? lids. ??! up th?? guns, and Li?'ut??nant Liiwrawir, ' them. Andini was ther?? -not one mtss ing. In this way h?? establishes that Bl too tin;.? of tne firing in the arm cheat, with th?? Ho and ba of th?? chest, and th? ' tli. 1 under loci, an?l In other words. II la couclu eivi'ly shown that I one gun .tat it was utterly Im poi :i flreil in Blown? vili.? or that it ?>v??r had ! except only on the tare??! ra? Fort Niobrara before the batti left 11 ant Iawraeon's testimony int Is as fol' That night, when the gnr.P t?:?>-k in the racks, di.i POU count them?- \ fee, all ? ooaated th'-m as they wer.? plaoad in the racks. "Q. \\?re th?? rifles lock? ?. Th? y were. sir. "Q Hy whom????. By th?* non comnajssl??n.'d ?????? in char, quart??rs ? Q W*ho was that??A. aekson. Is he a reliable man or not? ?A. i bellaco him to man. sir. "Q. AuJ s truthful man? A think so. sir. "Q. He had b??en a sergeant ir. that company for a long time, hno be not??A. Re had, for f?? years. I beli?>ve, r-Ir. Ha? was in the company when I joined it. ' Q And a man of good record In rrery aaoao??A. I Lv was, sir. "Q Now. you saw the gun racks Id by him; then what did you do next after yon had put th?? rifles away and locked th?m up in tha.. manner?--A. I then went down and Inspe iflee In the store! "Q. Who was In charge of rn? storehouse, or storeroom, whl?-? you call it" ? Quarterniaet??: gOOal Walk.r McCurdy. "Q Was 1 ? an old set g?ant? ?. Yes, sir; be v.u.- an ??a aergooal of Company B. "Q. Was h?* or not a roHable anu truthful man??- ?. 1 always bo him to b?? such, sir. '*Q He had bOOB iti t? many years, had sir; he had. "Q. And had ??veryhody'B confi? as a good soldier and a faithful noncommissioned officer" \ sir. "Q. He was th? quartermant.r ant As quart?-ci geant what was his duty with iwepecl to th?? surplus rifle.? aad surplus am? munition? I mean eurplus in th?* that it waa not in the hands of the men??A. He was accountable for it, and It was his business to keep It locked up. "Q. You went to the storeroom ? ?after you locked up the rifles; who went with you to the storeroom?_ A. The quartermaster-e "Q. Sergeant McCurdy**??. Yes sir. "Q. What did you do. and what did you tell him, and In what condi? tion did you find the room; was It locked or unlocked when you went to it??A. It was locked and he opea ed lt. He took out a bunch or . aa I reicollect it, and fumbled armino and got the right key and uni? the door. The storeroom was v.r> small, and we could not put all of our quartermaster property In there, and there was some confusion in the way in which the stuff was piled. Wo had to remove a lot of company property. Q. I will come to that In a mln .t did you tell Sergeant Mc Curdy you wanted in th?? ?tor.room when you went there: did you tell him or not what you wanted to do. until you got into the storeroom??! A No, sir; when 1 got into the storta j room I told him that I wanted to see the rifl.a thst he had in the stori? f-oi.U; Q. That is. rifles that he had in his possession??A. Yes, sir. ? "Q. Did you know how many ri? fles he had in his possession at the time??A. I did, by referring to the company property book which was kept there. "Q. We will speak about thst presently. Now. go on snd state what you did and what be did when you told him.?A. He told me that. the rifles were locked up In the arm chests. I told him to open them, snd he opened one full arm cheel tbst contained 10 rifles, and siso o-a pened another thst, I believe, con-1 talned two or three rifles and several J old company shotguns. "Q. Now before you opened the arm chests, Let me ask you whether or not they were easy to get at. o? whether there was anything on top of them??A. No, air; they wer?? not eaay to get at. As I recollect, am ! removed considerable property be : fore we got tbe arm cfheste out and got room to unscrew the lids. "Q. What kind of property was this? ? A. Iron quartermaet?r bunks and, I believe, some Iron uprights to hold mosquito bar??T-ehap? d things "Q. Th?-y had been piled on top of these arm c*i?ets, bad they??a. Yes. sir; and w?>r?? standing against the wall, between us and tbe arm chests. "Q. Whon had you last before that seeu these arm chests, ana Mad ?????? them at Fort Niobrara. ' fore shipment, aud when they were unloaded from tbe ::s and placed in the ttore*jouae Fort Hrown. "Q. Where WON these ?tra guns BO arm ch?-sts w> rt Niobrara or Fprt Hrown. or \. They were placed la the arm Fort Niobrara. rauaeaathat ???????ing the nuns DUI in the arm ? aad the arm chests clos?d up for shipment at Fort Niobrara? ? llera I was prefr>-nt when th?* property was boxed up it was ; up aome time befor?? our ??? parture, and Captain Shnttu? k was in conunaad of the ooaapany at that time. "Q. You hare told us in what condition you found the chests as so other property being piled <?t thin property was removed, was it. from the tops or the cue. "Q. And then a chiatta o? pened, or not???. t?? ? opett> ad under my aupearrtaloo aud the ? ted. "Q la what ? you found the Inside of th - is. as t<> tbe arms.?A. The ar 8EVENTBKN- ? FORAK. ? in the proper gTOOTea f?>r t ti.?in. and t b? * hi down by oleata that tit iu the I their rattling around during BhlpaaeBt. "Q. Thy had 1 "?A. sir q \r ?; a ' re they in condii that night 7- -A. Tl "Q. Did you ('(unit th? up??A. Yes. sir; inted them. 1 will aiaOtber q or not. ? rifles w1 ? from F< ? oated with < ?moline oil or ' ? r kind < te ?? inolin.? oil at the tini?? I them al Port Hrown. you looked Item, waa there any indication that they had beea dlaturbed in any arny what? ever huh?? they had ? . l up at Fort Niobrara 1 No, sir; there was not. I did not take out all th?? I count them without taking than OUt ?' tn*' ^"'x' picked up on?? or two froa '<J And you did count the rlflet? in bol h ?? I sir. Q And you r? ? the requisito number of rifles were I eddied to tha other rifles tha? found in the racks, and that you counted aa away from there, to mak*. up the number of seventy??A sir. "Q There was not a rifle missing was th? r No, air." nt Qnartttrmaatnr Btr vYalker McCurdy t??tifled ip. I as foil "<J What book is that in front of you there? u recognize it. \. This is the company's property book, "W. The compauy property book injuiny H* -ir. Will yon turn to that and aee what gua Bergaaal Maney had ted to him, accordlug to that. when th? - Springfield rl trore issued? A IKxaruluing - ) I think It was 46<l / ? ?- ? Fdr. "Q Now. it has be.:i testified to. ? bellete, that Sergeant Hlaney was ? on furlough Wli.n did he go on furlough???. It was about the wiine time I was made Quarter rgeaat?about the *? tri ?>r of Juno. That is, you l i him whea he ray on furlougti?? ? Tea, sir. "<J. Had he return?*.! while you w.re y. t at Brownsvill? > hen did hd return??? He '??turned at ?? Reno. "Q. He was not with you at Fort Browa at all??A. No. air. "Q. What was don?? with his gun when he left to go on furlough the 9th of ?Tuna, or whatever date it was? He took it ap and pack au ay. "y. He turned It in??A. No, sir: he turned in his own rifle. He will tell you hims.lf that when he r?turnt'd tb?sre was a slip of paper put in the chamber to show whoea rihV it was. to kecfp m?? from issulug it to anya ?Q. Who put that In there??A. I put It in there myself. "Q. What was on that slip of r? ? 'William Bina? 'Q. Now. when he returned, were you ?still with th?? company??A sir. "Q. At aw Reno"?A. Yes. air. "Q. And you wer?? still quarter r atirgaant" A Yes, elr. "Q. And did you continue as quar tagsuauttar aergeant? ?. Until I was . ed, sir. ' Q G? til you were discharged? ?A. Yes. sir. "Q. Now, what was done in the matter of providing Serg??ant Blaney with a gun??A. I gave him his same rifle back. "Q. You gave him back that same rifle'' A. Yes. sir. "Q. What doee the company book show there as to what ultimately be of it?- A. The company pro? perty book only shows here that It waa c*ieek*Mi off. "Q. 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Dop*artinent It, Norfolk, Va and we will . you a bottle by return mail. ? quartermai when irm-d la??d ther ?t r turned it pauay. ? ir. ? ad his na ? ?g her or no' He k, and I 11 us where thar K?n( ?. the nun.1-T? : think it is. air. amlnlag book.] There ?h ? check ?? ? I think ' ? hat It is, Bator W. That is the ? r you t: - Poraker. "By Senator i Well, it is the number that ? hat gun was on the ai| \ It wae in tho arm ? sir. lu 11 uy. y In the arm ch?-et ??A. Tee. elr Waa the arm ch?-?t open or sir. "43 Where waa tha arm A. It was In th?? ?toreroom. How long bad it been In that arm ch?et. nnd who had placed ?: \ I plae.Hl it tii?.re a; Niohrara. ? y At Niobrara" ?. ???, *ir. ' Q. It was one of the guns that In your charg??? It was on?? oi a number In your charge at that Urna, trae It? A Tea, air. "Q TOB bata alr.'ady te?tltte?J that you pack?>d up In the arm chests all th?? guns you had charg??d up to you?---A. All ,?lus guns that not in tho bandii of the mei*, sir. "Q. Toa have a ?"bar. positiv?-, distinct r?>eollection of that fact, air. "y. You can not be mistaken n bout it ? ? \?>. air. y. It was ?? That er? \ rea, air." If this gun was not flr.-d that nig^t In Hrownsville, as the teatlmoO] rely shows it was not, then It follows that If the shells picked up in th?? t?treeta of Brownstllle w?-re flnxi out of this gun they must beea Qred al Kort Ni..tirara. The t?'8 tlniony shows this was both possible arid probable. Before fhi? microscopic invrstlga tk>n was made or any euch quea was ? it was established b> uneontradiot.'d testimony that Com ? toofc with If to Ilrownsvillo as a par? of its bag^ag.? a box con? taining from 1.600 to 2,000 exploded sh?dls, with a proportionate number of cli|?e. and that aft?T arrival at. UrNwnsville this box. opettOd, etood oa tha hack porch of ? barracks, where anyone passing mirht ?have ac cess to it and remove shells and clip*? from it. The microscopic ? says that the shells picked in th*? streets of Brownsville and put in <-vl iience were, beyond a reasonabi? doubt, fired out of these four guns belonging to ? Company. If so, It also follows that they ware fired, not In Hrowuavillo, but at Fort Nio? brara, aDd that they were found In th?? itroeta, not because they fell there wh(?n fired, but frtfBUBB they had baaa plaeed ther.? by p?-rsons un? known, who had s? bam from thla box of shells standing oa back porch and easily ae<?. anyone disposed to remove them ther?from. In other words, the mi? croscopic inspection shows conclu? sively, not that the soldiers irUfU guilty of the firing, but that the eol diera were free from such guilt. Before I leave that subject let rue ! again call attention to tbe fact that j the next morning, about tbe break ' of day, as he testified. Captain Mack- ! lin, who was the officer of the day. made a very careful aearch, having heard that the charge was that the, soldiers had done the firing, both in? side tbe reservation and outside, to] find any evidence of such firing. In? side the reservation he could find no shell, no clip, no evidence of any kind to abow that any firing had oc? curred. Outside the reservation, in the mouth of Cowen alley, where f??i sentinel and the scavenger testifies! that the first firing occurred, he found on a circular area, not more than 10 inches In diameter?think how amali that is now???even ex? ploded ?helle aad alx of these clip? ? The testimony la that if thoee ax-' ploded? shells had been fired that night they would hav. ? anywhere from ? t * <???\?'G??? Bl ter. r ri tea inches In ?i con? ?h what : shOWB with ' a*plod?Sd Shells* ! up lu ; ol Hrowne ? that th??y ha?l I ? r?-nult ?>f firing dun?? by aoMlera. but as a r??8Ult of tirine. who ? fix the responsibility for firing BOOB the sol?: Still other fuete w. ? .Mish.-d t Balgbl t'?' Clt ef th?? in? Hors, hut it is ? ssary for present pur t?> prolong I ' I oaat to pas? to s coiiBideratlon of th?? legsslatloa that has beofl pro imt before taking thst up I call sttentlon t?> th?? l'HOHAIUI.r; of his cas??, or rather Ita improbabll To any mind at all familiar with :i nature, nnd able? to reason ..bilitles of human ac? tion, there 1? testimony of :' ??st character In favor ol '.cilcrt< ?? striking Improbability of the ?heir guilt. Is it prohable that BBOO of th?? character t*n?< t?'stlmony ?hows these ? ulti deliberately pia?, mich a conspiracy? Aud If th? ? ability enough to plan and ox?ente such a conspiracy, would they be stupid enongb t?> ?-nter upon It? ex? ecution bj I b?*ir gun IrscTkB, as they did In Company C. And by firing from their n<\r ? as it is charged they dM in Oompaay B, or that th'-y would be firing within the reaeriatlQB grounds, on which tkey would remain until by such firing and such op?-ratiom bad BrOOBed tha? whole town, and tu? ri to ?*???p?*?1????. there? by fixing their identity an sol? tad ' ol thaa tlon iiiHin t heinselves, and not before, they would, in th?? pr?t . ?itlzens jump o\. - wall of th?? rea?Tvalioi. rt on ? rrand of outrage and murder'' Is it reasonable to BOppOBO .. ?? raiders wer.? solili? rs they would comoMaoed firing aaywhere la tbe ? 11 ? i ri : r >? of th?? ???????????? It p..? reBaarnbared that it is the thofse who bell.-ve In their guilt that operations wer?? corn men - ced in this bungling manner aad that ret their prroceedlaga v.. r?? no fully planned that, although th?'y hau kiries before th?? fact t?> enable them to Bacare ? heir guns an?! ;ards and accessori?*? aft ?t th?? fait ? them to r?-turn, clean their guns, and otherwis?? deceive their officer*?, yet all conciTiicd * lent thinks t ? majtirlty of the battalion?have so carefully guard???! the secref that no on?? h.is allowed a blngle word or hint I caii.? that even tend? to convict J Such secrecy would be utterly impos? ait)!?**; but it is, if it were possible, utterly inconsistent with the per? formances with which their pr? ing? were initiated. The two ideas are utterly at variance with other?-at war with each other?they f each other. And If the soldiers w?-ro so reck Ie?e aa to dlsclon?? their identity as soldi? r?e by breaking open th?-ir guu racks and opening fire in the way in? dicated and at the place? indicated, why ?should thero have been maln tain?d such secrecy with respect to themselves and their operations in other resjaecte? Is it reasonable to suppose?can any fair-minded man believe?that apable of planning and execut? ing such a conspiracy and willingly engaging in auch a work would bt so s?-cretlve on the one hand and Svr absolutely reckless on the other? And is It reasonable to suppose that If there were from five or six or eight to twenty soldiers engaged in tbe raid thee* could have gone through the town to the extent de? scribed by the teetlmony. and in the manner shown by the teetlmony, ana then from a point distant 300 to 360 yard? from the fort have returned to the barrack? and rejoined their com? panies while in tbe process of for? mation, under the very eyes of their lOflacers, without being detected* I In order to here returned to their companies before their formation waa j completed they would have had tg run awlftly and would, therefore, have been likely to show excitement, quick breathing, and other effects of tb?dr exertion, which would be ob ??d. Tbo testimony of all the officers te unqualifiedly that not a man in any one of the companies showed any sign whatever of having participated in the affray. t? hi rv> part of my p;. spec? ulate upon tho suggestions of tb?? f??e timony as to who. in fact, did do t?to ?hooting. 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