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MARSHALL, SALINE COUNTY, MISSOURI. NOV. '24.. 18!U.
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CRIMINAL COURT CASES.
Collier Fined and Freed. Storts Acquitted.
Other Proceedings of the Week.
The November term of Criminal Court was
opened Monday with numerous cases ol gen
eral county Interest, set for trial during its
session, several of which have lccii disposed
of, Interest has centered in the Collier, llnr
nett & Skinner casts, thotiKh numerous others
lave attracted considerable crowds to the
court room. The grand jury is yet in session,
returning indictments for sundry offenses.
coi.likk i:sc.fi;s t:.sv.
The man who brutally ticat Hlmor Mallard,
a boy hireling, for a suspected thcfl, who in
the justice court at Ucrndou, w.is given a jail
sentence of six months as well as fine Imposed,
plead gnl'ty.to find mercy more lenient than a
judgement, iu n tjo fine ami costs. Ills case
is well rcmemlcrcd nnd his name is George
W. 11. Storts on n charge of cinbc7.lcmcnt
was tried by jury, which returned a verdict
of "not guilty," thus acquitting the defend
ant. the charge lcing unsupported by the evi
dence The state returned .V'nnlle proscqtti"iu
second cause against defendant and court dis
charged him on this account.
State of Mo vs
Dennis Seals, Parole continued.
I'r.ink Kenucr, "
James Carr, "
Jesse Mount, "
J J Hawkins,
Win Young, "
R Kennedy, disch'gd from Parole.
Charles Wood, "
Win K I'reed, "Rope;" State dismisses
charge of "Rape" and Grand Jury returns in
dictinrnt against dvlt for "iisault with intent
to rape;'' deft pleads not guilty.
James Kirby, murder; by consent, cause is
continued iton application of, and at cost of
Cook Jackson, "common assault. "State en
ters nolle prosequi.
Cordelia Crowley, "assualt with attempt to
kill." Deft arraigned, enters plea of not
George Laukford, fcol) "burglary and lar
ceny," deft pleads not Rttilty to burglary In
snd degree State dismissed os to larceny,
and deft is remanded to await sentence.
Henry Harris and I.illie Washington, "rob
lery" defts arraigned, enter plea of not guilty.
Latkk In the case Jagalnst S. R. llurnctt
of Hcrtidon, charged with spiriting away wit
ness from trial, jury returned a verdict of not
MOLE MARKET TOPPED AGAIN
11URRUSS BROTHERS WON.
Twenty mules bought during the summer
by J. I. Hvans and recently sold to Marion
Sparks, were shipped to Hast St. Louis the
first of last week and sold at a figure frtX.SO
higher per head than has ever licen received
nt the National Yards. It will lc recalled that
Mr. Hvans topped the market twice last win
ter and spring, and this sale is only In line
with his former ones- The fact that Messrs.
Sparks and Kvans are good judges of mules,
Is proved by the sales they make in the cities
and the prices received there.
Presbytery Releases Rev. Mr. Dobynt.
OThe Lafayette Presbytery had n called
meeting at this place yesterday, for the pur
pose of considering the dissolution of pastoral
relations lctwcen Rev. Dobyns, of Marshall,
and the Presbyterian church at Marshall, iu
order that Rev. Dobyns might accept a call
to the Hirst Presbyterian church of St. Joseph.
A number of talks of much feeling were
made by some of Rev. Dobyns' fellow pastors.
Among those present were Revs. Iloude, of
California; Crclghtou. of Miami; Hddy, of
Iloonviltc; Gordon, of Lexington; IIIckmau,o(
Independence; Palmer, of Yernou county;
Cain, of Corder; Dobyns, of Marshall, and
Re'. Milster, of this city. Rev. Iloude was
moderator. Hlgglnsvllle Advance
Al White, Little Rock and Maggie Rich
Ilussell Spencer and Ollle D. Hickman,
II. V. RalliiT and Klla I'. Smith, Sweet
Geo. C. Greene and Maude Sweeney, Slater.
Two Saline Boys Capture the First Boat Race
Cups Ever Offered at Columbia. '
llo.it rnclug Is an innovation of the present
year at the Stale University, but judging
from the Interest taken iu the first contest, It
bids fair to become as popular n collegiate
sport as in Hngtaud and our Haslcrn schools.
The Missouri Midland, Columbia's new
railway, this year offered as trophies two
handsome solid silver, gold lined cups, to he
awarded the crew making the best time on a
course of one mile on the Pcrchc, a good
stretch of water seven miles out from Colum
bia. The event took place Monday and
though the day was a drizzling one, joo. per
sons witnessed the contention for supremacy
among the oar pullers, iu vlilcli two Saline
men carried off the first cups ever offered at
There were three races, the first being won
by Scott ct White vs West & Nelson; in the
second, Ilurruss & Ilurruss vs Ilrundidgc &
Ltiwclleu, the former were victors, and again
iu a contest with the winners of the (list race,
did they carry away both cups as the trophies
of their skill.
William II. Ilurruss, well known here in
his old home country and I.ewell Ilurruss, of
Miami, arc the two heroes of the first regatta.
It is said that these lioys gained their know
ledge of boat-craft upon the Missouri, in row
ing backwards and forwards from home to
school at Miami.
Tiie best time recorded at Columbia Mon
day, was lo.miuutes and 14 seconds, the judges
being Profs- Slnw, Defoe, Cauthoni and
Manly, President Jesse, him-.cll, being an In
The crew were banqueted thct night and
duly Honled In the manner that Is ever ac
corded herocSjiif popular sjiorls, The Unl
vcrsit) will probably maks the racing an an
nual event, for which four regular racing
shells will be taught. May the victors prove
iu after years as valiant defenders of honors
won, as easy winners in this first contest fur
AOTfl A3 8PEUIAL JODOE
Judge Samuel Davis sits this week as spec
ial judge in the Hudspeth murder case, -now
011 trial iu the Jackson county criminal court.
A venire of 75 men was called fro.n which to
select a jury for the case,