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ANNUAL REPORT 



Attorney General 



FOR THE YEAR ENDING 



Decembek 31, 1872 



BOSTON : 

WRIGHT & POTTER, STATE PRINTERS, 
No. 19 Province Street. 

1873. 



PUBLIC DOCUMENT No. 12. 



ANNUAL REPORT 



Attoiiney General 



FOR THE YEAR ENDING 



December 31, 18 72 






BOSTON: 

WRIGHT & POTTER, STATE PRINTERS, 

No. 19 Province Street. 

1873. 



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Attorney General's Office, Boston, 
7 Court Square, Jan. 13, 1873. 

To the Honorable the Speaker of the House of Representatims. 

Sir : — I have the honor to submit my Annual Eeport for 
the year ending December olst, 1872. 

During the year I have advised His Excellency the gov- 
ernor, the secretary of the Commonwealth, the treasurer and 
receiver-general, the auditor, the adjutant-general, the com- 
missioner of savings banks, the insurance commissioner, the 
deputy tax commissioner, the visiting agent of the Board of 
State Charities, the railroad commissioners, the superintendent 
of the Taunton State Lunatic Hospital, the warden and 
inspectors of the state prison, the police commissioners, and 
the constable of the Commonwealth, giving written opinions 
when desired. 

The number of applications for requisitions upon the ex- 
ecutives of other States for the return of fugitives from 
justice, has been twenty-three ; the number granted, eighteen ; 
number refused, five ; the number of criminals returned 
under requisition for trial, eleven ; the number of requisitions 
not yet returned, seven ; the number of requisitions from 
other States on Massachusetts presented, eight ; refused for 
irregularity in form, three ; refused absolutely, one ; granted, 
four. 

During the year, I have personally attended to the trial 
and final disposition of the following indictments for murder, 
in the supreme judicial court. : — 

In the County of Middlesex. 
1. An indictment against Thomas Herty, for the murder 
of Fanny Coltier by a series of assaults. The defence was 



4 ATTORNEY GENERAL'S REPORT. [Jan. 

that the deceased came to her death from injuries and disease 
incurred by her intemperate habits. Trial before Chief 
Justice Chapman and Associate Justices Gray, Colt and Ames, 
February 5th, 1872. Verdict, guilty of murder in the second 
degree. Exceptions were taken to the ruling of the court 
at the trial, which were argued the March following before 
the full bench, and were overruled. At the April term, 
Herty was sentenced to imprisonment for life in the state 
prison. George Sennott and W. H. Cook, counsel for 
the prisoner. District-Attorney Goodrich assisted me in the 
prosecution. 

2. An indictment against Joseph Sullivan for the murder 
of Henry Talbot. It appearing to the court, at the time 
assio-ned for the trial of this indictment, that Sullivan was 
insane, he was committed to the State Lmiatic Hospital at 
Taunton, subject to the further order of the court, where he 
still remains. 

3. An indictment against Maria Birmingham for the 
murder of her bastard infant child. The evidence appearing 
to me to be insufficient for a con^ction, the prisoner was 
discharged upon this indictment without a trial and indicted 
anew in the superior court under General Statutes, chapter 
165, section 11. 

In the County of Suffolk. 

1. An indictment ■ against Cornelius Conner (otherwise 
Conners) for the murder of police officer David Wilbur of 
Chelsea, by shooting with pistol. Trial, April 29th, 1872, 
before Justices AVells and Ames. Defence, an alibi. Ver- 
dict, not guilty. P. R. Guiney and W. H. Wilson, counsel 
for the prisoner. District-Attorney May assisted in the 
prosecution . 

2. An indictment against Samuel Hanson for the murder of 
John Mc'Lane by stabbing. I accepted a plea of guilty of 
manslaughter, and the prisoner was sentenced to imprison- 
ment for five years in the state prison. 

3. An indictment against Charles A. Hobbs for the murder 
of Patrick Sullivan by stabbing. Trial, May 27th, 1872, 
before Justices Morton and Wells. After the evidence was 
concluded, it appearing to the court that the prisoner was 



1873.] PUBLIC DOCUMENT— No. 12. 5 

epileptic and not a fit subject for trial or punishment, the 
indictment was taken from the jury, and the prisoner dis- 
charged on his own recognizance ; he was taken care of by 
his wife and friends, who reside in Saugus, L. S. Dabney. 
and G. M. Reed for the prisoner. District-Attorney May 
assisted me for the prosecution. 

4. An indictment against James Mc'Elhany for the murder 
of his wife, Nelly E. Mc'Elhany, by shooting with a pistol. 
Trial, October 29th, 1872, before Justices Gray and Ames. 
Defence, that the shooting was accidental. Verdict, guilty 
of murder in the first degree. Exceptions were taken to the 
ruling of the court as to the time when the prisoner should 
exercise his right of challenge. These exceptions were 
argued before the full court in November last, and were over- 
ruled, and the prisoner sentenced to death. George Sennott 
and AVilliam H. Cook for the prisoner. Assistant District- 
Attorney Cheney assisted me for the prosecution. 

5. An indictment against Amphiloque Barrieau for the 
murder of his wife, Mary Barrieau, by divers assaults. Trial, 
October 31st, 1872, before Justices Gray and Ames. Defence, 
a general denial. Verdict, not guilty. Robert Morris and 
James E. Bates for the defendant. Assistant District-Attor- 
ney Cheney assisted me in the prosecution. 

6. An indictment against Michael Doyle for the murder of 
Michael M'Carty by blows. The principal witness on the 
part of the government having avoided, the prisoner was 
allowed to recognize for his appearance, and the indictment 
was placed on file. 

In the County of Worcester. 
1. An indictment against Patrick Dumphy for the murder 
of John Stach by blows inflicted with a stone. Trial, May 
7th, 1872, before Justices Chapman and Ames. Defence, 
a general denial. Verdict, guilty of manslaughter. Sentence, 
imprisonment in the state prison for seven years. F. P.' 
Goulding and George IL Ball for the prisoner. District- 
Attorney Rice assisted me in the prosecution. 

In the County of Berkshire. 
1. An indictment against Daniel Gleason for the murder of 
his wife, Mary L. Gleason, by stabbing. The prisoner was 



6 ATTORNEY GENERAL'S REPORT. [Jan. 

arraigned on the 14tli day of May, 1872, before Justices 
Chapman and Ames, and pleaded guilty of murder in the 
first degree. Exceptions were taken to the form of the 
indictment, which were argued before the full court in Sep- 
tember last. The exceptions were overruled and Gleason 
sentenced to death. T. P. Pingree and J. M. Taylor for the 
prisoner. This sentence has since been commuted to im- 
prisonment for life. 

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In the County of Norfolk. 

1. An indictment against John Kilday for the murder of 
Patrick Moran by stabbing. Trial, May 20th, 1872, before 
Justices Gray and Colt. After the testimony for the prosecu- 
tion was concluded, the prisoner retracted his plea of not 
guilty, and entered a plea of guilty of manslaughter, which 
I accepted, and the prisoner was sentenced to imprisonment 
in the state prison for seven years. James M. Keith and 
P. A. Collins for the prisoner. District-Attorney French 
assisted me in the prosecution. 

2 . An indictment against David Scannell for the murder of 
Charles Scannell by stabbing. Af the time assigned for the 
trial, it appearing to the court that Scannell was insane, he 
was committed to the State Lunatic Hospital at Taunton, 
where he still remains, subject to the further order of the 
court. 

In the County of Franklin. 

1 . An indictment ao-ainst Simeon Peck for the murder of 
Mrs. Alraira A. Cheney with a club. Trial, December 17th, 
1872, Ijcfore Justices Chapman and Colt. Defence, insanity. 
Verdict, guilty of murder in the second degree. Sentenced 
to imprisonment in the state prison for life. S. O. Lamb, 
Conant and De Wolf for the prisoner. Assistant Attorney 
General Davis assisted me in the prosecution. 

The case of Peck attracted great interest from its peculiar 
circumstances. The homicide was committed on the 22d of 
May, 1867, and he was committed to the jail m Greenfield on 
the following day to await the action of the grand jury. On 
the 5th of July following he licgan to manifest symptoms of 
insanity, and in Decemlier following, when the court was 



1873.] PUBLIC DOCUMENT— No. 12. 7 

convened for his trial, be was, upon examination, adjudged 
insane, and committed to the State Lunatic Hospital at 
Worcester, where he remained until September last. For 
two years or more after his commitment he was confessedly 
insane, but afterwards began to improve, and after some time 
had become so much improved that he was allowed to go at 
large to engage in selling fruit and other small articles in the 
streets of Worcester ; and on one or more occasions to visit 
his friends in Franklin County. 

This permission, by those in charge of the hospital, was in 
violation, of the order of the court and of law, and I there- 
fore feel compelled to allude to it in terms of animadversion. 
Peck was committed to the hospital "to be kept," and not to 
be suffered to go at large, endangering the safety and peace 
of the comniLinity, or given an opportunity to escape. If it 
could be claimed that the officers of the hospital had discre- 
tionary power to allow Peck his liberty without restraint, it 
was a dangerous and unwise exercise of such discretion. 

It is the opinion of those best informed, that it is never 
safe to suffer a person who has once committed a homicide to 
be at large in the community, as the impulse is lialjle to 
return at any moment, and another homicide may be the 
consequence. 

In August last an application was made for Peck's discharge 
from the hospital, on the ground that he was cured of his in- 
sanity, and upon my application to the court he was remanded 
from the hospital to the jail in Greenfield. Upon a care- 
ful examination of the case, and consultation with my 
predecessor, Mr. Allen, who was present with the grand jury 
when the indictment was found, I felt it my duty to put Peck 
upon his trial. 

His defence was conducted with great fidelity and ability, 
and every fact known bearing upon the question of his insan- 
ity carefully investigated. It was claimed by the government 
that although he might have been predisposed to insanity and 
have been insane subsequent to the homicide, yet that at 
the time the crime was committed his mental condition was 
such that he was niorall}^ and legally responsible for his acts. 
I am happy to believe that the result of the trial is entirely 



8 ATTORNEY GENERAL'S REPORT. [Jan. 

satisftictory to the public, the friends of the prisoner, and 
humanity. 

In this connection I desire to call the attention of the legis- 
lature to the statutes concerning insane persons charged with 
the commission of crimes. 

By chapter 223 of Acts of 1862, section 17 of chapter 172 
of the General Statutes was repealed. If a prisoner is not 
indicted by the grand jury, or is acquitted upon his trial by 
reason of his insanity when the offence was committed, the jury 
in either case shall certify that fact to the court, and thereupon, 
if the court is satisfied that he is {then) insane, they may 
order him to be committed to one of the state lunatic hos- 
pitals under such limitations as they may direct. Under this 
provision it becomes the duty of the court to inquire into the 
mental condition of the prisoner, and if he is not found to be 
then insane, he must be discharged, although his discharge, or 
going at large, is deemed manifestly dangerous to the peace 
and safety of the community. 

I respectfully suggest a return to the provision of the Gen- 
eral Statutes under such further limitations as the wisdom of 
the legislature may deem expedient. 

By chapter 171, section 24 of the General Statutes, any 
prisoner indicted for a crime punishable with death or imprison- 
ment for life in the state prison, is entitled, on demand upon 
the clerk by himself or his counsel, to have a list of the jurors 
returned, delivered to him, and to process to summon such 
witnesses as are necessary for his defence at the expense of 
the Commonwealth. 

By chapter 172, section 4 of the General Statutes, and 
chapter 84 of the Acts of 1862, he is entitled to challenge 
twenty-two of the persons returned as jurors peremptorily. 

By chapter 61 of the Acts of 1871, the offences of rape and 
arson are made .bailable, and by chapter 76 of the Acts of the 
same year, the penalty for the oft'ences named in sections 
one, tAvo and ten of chapter 161 of the General Stat- 
utes is made imprisonment in the state prison for life, or any 
term of years. The crime of rape is punished by imprison- 
ment in the state prison for any term of years, or for life 
(Acts of 1871, chapter 55). 



1873.] PUBLIC DOCUMENT— No. 12. 9 

By this legislation the offences above ennmerated are 
brought within the jurisdiction of the superior court, and are 
tried before a single judge, but with all the rights to process 
and of challenge allowed to prisoners who are indicted for 
the crime of murder, and tried in the supreme judicial court. 
I can see no good reason why these privileges should be ac- 
corded to prisoners, except in capital cases, where they are 
conceded out of the extreme tenderness which the law accords 
when life is in jeopardy ; and, inasmuch as a sentence of im- 
prisonment for life amounts practically to a sentence for a 
term of years only, I recommend that the penalty for the 
offences aforesaid be changed to a term of years, which will 
place prisoners indicted therefor upon an equality of rights 
with other prisoners, over whom the superior court has 
jurisdiction. 

I respectfully recommend that the law regulating challenges 
in criminal cases should be amended so as to give the Com- 
monwealth the same right of challenge as is now given the 
prisoner. A prisoner indicted for a capital crime has the 
right to challenge twenty-two of the jurors peremptorily, 
while the Commonwealth can challenge only live. I can see 
no reason for this distinction. The humanity of our law gives 
such a prisoner : First, a trial in the highest tribunal of the 
Commonwealth. Second, the gratuitous services of counsel, 
assigned*by the court. Third, process to compel the attend- 
ance of witnesses necessary for his defence at the expense 
of the Commonwealth. Fourth, a list of the witnesses exam- 
ined before the grand jury. Fifth, a list of the traverse jurors 
in advance of the trial. Sixth, the right to testify in his own 
behalf, which is done after he is fully possessed of the case 
on the part of the Commonwealth. And, lastly, the right of 
addressing the jury in person after the arguments are con- 
cluded, and before the case is submitted to the jury by the 
court ; thus appealing directly to their sympathy, which goes 
forth freely toward him, while the Commonwealth is an 
abstraction, which cannot ask, much less receive sympathy, 
under the circumstances surrounding a trial which involves the 
life or death of a human being. To all these privileges is to be 
added the rule of law as to the burden of proof, which is 
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10 ATTORNEY GENERAL'S REPORT. [Jan. 

always upon the Commonwealth, to prove the guilt of the 
defendant beyond a reasonable doubt, and it would seem as if 
humanity had exhausted its ingenuity in devising safeguards 
against the improper ooiivietion of a party charged with a 
capital crime. 

If the purpose of the right of challenge is to aid m secur- 
ing an impartial jury, the Commonwealth should have the 
same right as the prisoner, and inasmuch as the Common- 
wealth is required to exercise the right of challenge before the 
prisoner, it would seem that by such an amendment as is sug- 
gested, the rights of the prisoner would be preserved and a 
trial by an intelligent and impartial jury more perfectly 
secured. Such is the statute provision in several of our sister 
States. 

By a statute provision of several States the district-attor- 
neys of this Commonwealth are enabled to procure the per- 
sonal attendance at criminal trials of witnesses residing in 
other States. This provision is of very great practical con- 
venience, and but for such a statute in the State of Vermont, 
testimony of great imj^ortance to the Commonwealth could 
not have been obtained in the trial of Simeon Peck. The 
want of such a statute in Massachusetts is seriously felt by 
the prosecuting officers of our adjoining sister States, and I 
respectfully call the attention of the legislature to the propri- 
ety of recipro(^al legishitioii on this sul)ject. * 

Acting under chapter 23 of the Resolves of 1870, my pred- 
ecessor^ instituted legal proceedings against the Eastern 
Railroad Company, and the Xorwicli & Worcester Railroad 
Company, to enforce the repayment of all sums of money 
theretofore expended l)y the Commonwealth in redeeming the 
principal and interest of scrip issued by the Commonwealth 
for the benefit of said corporations. These suits are still 
])ending, and as, under recent decisions of the supreme judi- 
cial court, it is api)ar(Mit that the Commonwealth cannot pre- 
vail, in my judgment they should be discontinued. 

Mr. Henry Adams having resigned as arbitrator between 
the Commonwealth and the Massachusetts Historical Society 
in relation to the Hutchinson Papers, on account of his pro- 



1873.] PUBLIC DOCUMENT— No. 12. 11 

longed absence in Enrope, Mr. Robert S. Rantonl, of Salem, 
has been agreed upon in his place. 

Under chapter 294 of the Acts of 1871, entitled " An Act to 
provide for establishing the boundary lines of the state prison 
lands," a petition has been filled by Nathan Tufts and others, 
which is now pending in the supreme judicial court for the 
county of Middlesex, and the Hon. Chester I. Reed of 
Dedham, Hon. George M. Brooks of Concord, and the Hon. 
George F. Choate, of Salem, have been appointed the com- 
missioners. 

As a proper hearing of the case will require preliminary 
surveys, and an examination of titles in the registry of deeds, 
I request that a small appropriation be made for that purjDose, 
as well as to defray the Commonwealth's share of the expenses 
under the Act. 

The case of the Hadley, Falls Company in error y.s. Theo- 
dore Lyman and others, commissioners on inland fisheries of 
the Commonwealth, pending in the supreme court of the 
United States, would have been argued in November last but 
for the fact that the liriefs on the part of the Commonwealth 
were burned in the printing establishment of Wright & 
Potter, which made a postponement necessary. I expect to 
argue the cause at an early day and that it will be finally dis- 
posed of at the present term of the court. 

James C. Davis, Esq., who has for several years held the 
position of assistant attorney general, having tendered his res- 
ignation, to take efi'ect on the first day of March, I take the 
opportunity in this public manner to express my appreciation of 
the fidelity, ability and learning with which he has discharged 
every duty, and my regret that the Commonwealth is to lose 
the services of so faithful an ofiicer. 

Tables are appended showing the details of the cases which 
have been under my charge during the past year. 

I have the honor to be, very respectfully, 

Your obedient servant, 

CHAS. R. TRAIN. 



12 ATTORNEY GENERAL'S REPORT. [Jan. 



CASES 

Argued and conducted by the Attorney General from January 1st to 
December 31st, 1872-. 



COUNTY OF BERKSHIRE. 

Commonwealth v. Daniel Gleason. S. J. C. Murder. Plea- 
guilty of murder in the first degree. Exceptions taken and over- 
ruled. Sentence — death. 

Commonwealth v. John C. Walcott. S. J. C. Common Drunk- 
ard. Exceptions S. C. Exceptions overruled. 

Commonwealth v. Charles M. Deane. S. J. C. Obtaining a sig- 
nature by fraud. Exceptions S. C. Exceptions sustained. 

Commonwealth v. Felix F. Petiteler. S. J. C. Nuisance. Re- 
port S. C. Judgment on the verdict. 

COUNTY OF BRISTOL. 

Commonwealth v. Michael McDonald. S. J. C. Rape. Excep- 
tions S. C. ExceiDtions overruled. 

Commonwealth v. Margaret Harlow. S. J. C. Liquor nuisance. 
Exceptions S. C. Not decided. 

Commonwealth v. Patrick H. O'Keefe. 8. J. C. Liquor nui- 
sance. Exceptions S. C. Exceptions waived. 

Commonwealth v. Joseph Leo. S. J. C. Keeping liquor for sale. 
Exceptions S. C. Not decided.. 

Commonwealth v. Gusta\'us A. White. S. J. C. Assault. Ex- 
ceptions S. C. Exceptions overruled. 

Commonwealth v. Enos S. Williams. S. J. C. Defacing a build- 
ing. Exceptions S. C. Not decided. 

Commonwealth v. Annis A. Lincoln, Jr. S. J. C. Assaidt and 
battery. Exceptions S. C. Not decided. 

Commonwealth v. Charles H. Tucker. S. J. C. Burning a build- 
ing. Exceptions S. C. Exceptions overruled. 

Commonwealth v. Hutchinson C. Tillinghast. S. J. C. Single 
sale of liquor. Report S. C. Case to stand for trial. 

Commonwealth v. Edward Dewire. S. J. C. Conveying liquors 
unlawfully. Report S. C. Judgment on the verdict. 



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Commonwealth v. Certain Intoxicating Liquors. (James ' E. 
Blake, claimant.) S. J. C. Proceeding for forfeiture. Exceptions 
S. C. Not decided. 

Commonwealth v. William A. Pease. S. J. C. Liquor nuisance. 
Exceptions S. C. Not decided. 

COUNTY OF DUKES COUNTY. 

Commonwealth v. Allen Look et al. S. J. C. Taking fish unlaw- 
fully. Report S. C. Judgment on the verdict. 

Commonwealth v. Matthew Vincent. S. J. C. Taking fish un- 
laiofuUy. Report S. C. Judgment on the verdict. 

COUNTY OF ESSEX. 

Commonwealth v. Terence Carroll. S. J. C. Murder. De- 
fendant still in lunatic hospital. 

Coimnonwealth v. George H. Moultonei al. S. J. C. Threaten- 
ing to accuse of crime. Exceptions S. C. Exceptions overruled. 

Commonwealth v. Mary E. Falve3^ S. J. C. Mcdiciously killing 
hens. Exceptions S. C. Exceptions overruled. 

Commonwealth v. Certain Intoxicating Liquors. (Hugh Owen, 
claimant.) S. J. C. Proceeding for forfeiture. Report S. C. 
Judgment on the verdict. 

Commonwealth v. Dennis Calhane. S. J. C. Single sale of 
liquor. Exceptions S. C. Not decided. 

Attorney General v. Stuart F. McClearn et als. S. J. C. In- 
formation. Information dismissed. 

Commonwealth v. Daniel Calhane. S. J. C. Keeping liquor for 
sale. Exceptions S. C. Exceptions overruled. 

Commonwealth v. Certain Intoxicating Liquors. (Daniel Cal- 
hane, claimant.) S. J. C. Proceeding for forfeiture. Exceptions 
S. C. Exceptions sustained, and complaint dismissed. 

Commonwealth v. James McShane. S. J. C. Liquor nuisance. 
Exceptions S. C. Exceptions overruled. 

Commonwealth v. Certain Intoxicating Liquors. (Henry Martin, 
claimant.) S. J. C. Proceeding for forfeiture. Exceptions S. C. 
Exceptions overruled. 

Commonwealth v. James Hennessey. S. J. C. Burglary. Ex- 
ceptions S. C. Exceptions overruled. 

Commonwealth v. Bernard McBride. S. J. C. Keeping liquor 
for sale. Exceptions S. C. Exceptions overruled. 

Commonwealth v. William Travers. S. J. C. Liquor nuisance. 
Exceptions S. C. Exceptions overruled. 

Commonwealth v. Inhabitants of Gloucester. S. J. C. Nuisance. 
Exceptions S. C. Exceptions overruled. 



14 ATTORNEY GENERAL'S REPORT. [Jan. 

Commonwealth y. E dward Dailey. S. J. C. Burglary. Excep- 
tions S. C. Not decided. 

COUNTY OF FRANKLIN. 

Commonwealth v. Simeon Peck. Murder. Trial, December 17- 
20. Verdict — guilty of murder in the second degree. Sentence — 
imprisonment for life. 

Commonwealth v. Harrison T. Babcock. S. J. C. Conoeymg 
liquor unlawfully. Exceptions S. C. Exceptions sustained. 

Commonwealth a). Edward G. Elliot, S. J. C. Burglary. Ex- 
cejitions S. C. Exceptions overruled. 

COUNTY OF HAMPDEN. 

Commonwealth v. Albert H. Smith. S. J. C. Murder. Prisoner 
not yet arraigned. 

Commonwealth v. Certain Intoxicating Liquors. (Daniel Mc- 
Cauley, claimant.) S. J. C. Proceeding for forfeiture. Excep- 
tions S. C. Exceptions overruled. 

Commonwealth v. Daniel Dw^^er. S. J. C. Liquor nuisance. 
Exceptions S. C. Exceptions waived. 

Commonwealth v. Daniel Dwyer. S. J. C. Disorderly house. 
Appeal S. C. Appeal waiyed. 

COUNTY OF HAMPSHIRE. 

Commonwealth v. Certain Intoxicating Liquors. (George B. 
Lyman, claimant.) S. J. C. Proceeding for forfeiture. Excep- 
tions S. C. Exceptions overruled. 

Commonwealth v. Richard Doyle. S. J. C. Keeping liquor for 
sale. Report S. C. Complaint quashed. * 

Commonwealth /;. Certain Intoxicating Liquors. (N. H. Tuttle 
e^ aL, claimants.) S. J. C. Proceeding for forfeiture. Exceptions 
S. C. Exceptions overruled. 

Commonwealth v. Hiram F. Pitsinger. S. J. C. Adultery. Ex- 
ceptions S. C. Exceptions overruled. 

Commonwealth v. Martin Dressel. S. J. C. Keeping liquor for 
sale. Exceptions S. C. Exceptions sustained. 

Commonwealth v. John Mooney. S. J. C. Arson. Exceptions 
S. C. Exceptions overruled. 

COUNTY OF MIDDLESEX. 

Commonwealth v. Andrew Donnelly. S. J. C. Murder. De- 
fendant still in lunatic hospital. 

Commonwealth v. Thomas Herty. S. J. C. Murder. Trial. 
Februarv 5, 6. Verdict — guilty of murder in the second degree- 



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Motion in arrest of judgment argued and overruled. Sentence — 
imprisonment for life. 

Commonwealth v. Maria Birmingham, alias Barmingham. 8. J. C. 
Murder. Indictment nol pros'd. 

Commonwealth v. Joseph Sullivan. 8. J. C. Murder. De- 
fendant committed to lunatic hospital. 

Attorney General v. Benjamin F. Woods. S. J. C. Information, 
to restrain building of dam. Injunction ordered. 

Nathan Tufts, Jr., et al. v. City of Charlestown et al. 8. J. C. 
Petition for appointment of commissioners ^ &c. Chester I. Reed. 
George M. Brooks and Charles F. Choate appointed commissioners. 

Commonwealth v. William P. Bearse. S. J. C. Mixing poison 
with food. Exceptions S. C. Not yet decided. 

Commonwealth v. Sophia C. Thompson et al. S. J. C. Abortion. 
Exceptions S. C. Exceptions oveiTuled. 

Commonwealth v. Ann McCurdy. S. J. C. Liquor nuisance. 
Exceptions 8. C. Exceptions overruled. 

Commonwealth v. John McCarthy. (Two cases.) 8. J. C. Re- 
ceiving liquor for transportation. Exceptions S. C. Exceptions 
overruled. 

Commonwealth v. George C. Adams. 8. J. C. Keeping billia.rd- 
room vjithout license. Report 8. C. Judgment on the verdict. 

Commonwealth v. Daniel M. AVebber. 8. J. C. Single sale of 
liquor. Exceptions 8. C. Exceptions overruled. 

Attorney General v. Joseph F. Simonds et al. 8. J. C. Infor- 
.mation, quo warranto. Judgment of ouster against the respondents. 

Commonwealth v. Hiram H. Berry. S. J. C. Keeping liquor for 
sale. Exceptions 8. C. Exceptions overruled. 

Sidney Spalding et al.. Trustees, Petitioners, &c. 8. J. C. Peti- 
tion of trustees under will for instructions. Answer filed. 

Attorney General v. Boston and Lowell Railroad Corporation. 
8. J. C. Information for injunction. Not yet heai-d. 

Commonwealth v. Thomas Ryan. 8. .1. C. Malicious mischief. 
Exceptions S. C. Not yet argued. 

Commonwealth v. Charles W. Dascom. 8. J. C. Assa.ult and 
battery. Exceptions 8. C. Not yet argued. 

COUNTY OF NORFOLK. 

Commonwealth v. Dennis Carney. 8. J. C. Murder. Defend- 
ant committed to lunatic hospital. 

Commonwealth v. John Kilday. S. J. C. Murder. Plea — guilty 
of manslaughter. Sentence — seven years' imprisonment. 

Commonwealth r. David Scannell. 8. J. C. Murder. Defend- 
ant committed to lunatic hospital. 



16 



ATTORNEY GENERAL'S REPORT. 



[Jan. 



In the matter of the will of Sarah C. Lewis. S. J. C. Appeal 
from Probate Court. Appeal dismissed by consent. 

Commonwealth v. Michael Killian. S. J. C. Obstructing a rail- 
road train. Exceptions S. C. Exceptions sustained. 

Commonwealth v. Charles Reckards. S. J. C. Liquor nuisance. 
Exceptions S. C. Exceptions waived. 

Commonwealth v. Andrew Finnegan. 
tions S. C. Exceptions overruled. 

Commonwealth v. John Hammond. 
Exceptions S. C. Not yet argued. 

Commonwealth v. Andrew Finnegan. 
Exceptions S. C. Not yet argued. 



Liquor nuisance. Excep- 
S. J. C. Liquor nuisance. 
S, J. C. Liquor nuisance. 



COUNTY OP PLYMOUTH. 

Commonwealth v. Beniah L. Dean. S. J. C. 
sale. Exceptions S. C. Exceptions overruled. 

Commonwealth v. Beniah L. Dean. vS. J. C. 
Exceptions S. C. Exceptions overruled. 

Commonwealth v., John F. Welch. S. J. C. 
Exceptions S. C. Exceptions overruled. 



Keeping liquor for 
Liquor nuiscmce. 
Liquor nuisance. 



COUNTY OF SUFFOLK. 

Commonwealth v. Thomas Branning, alias Thomas Brennan. 
S. J. C. Murder. Defendant still in lunatic hospital. 

Commonwealth v. Cornelius Conner, alias Cornelius Conners. 
S. J. C. Murder. Trial, April 29, 30, May 1, 2. Verdict— not 
guilty. 

Commonwealth v. Michael Doyle. S. J. C. Murder. Indict- 
ment placed on file. 

Commonwealth v. Charles A. Hobbs. S. J. C. Murder. Trial, 
May 27, 28. Case withdrawn from jury, and prisoner discharged 
on his own recognizance. 

Commonwealth v. Samuel Hanson. S. J. C. Murder. Plea — 
guilty of manslaughter. Sentence — five years' imprisonment. 

Commonwealth v. Amphiloque Barieaii. S. J. C. Murder. 
Trial, October 31, November 1, 2. Verdict — not guilt}^ 

Commonwealth v. James McElhaney. S. J. C. Murder. Trial, 
October 29, 30. Verdict — guilty of murder in the first degree. 
Exceptions taken and overruled. Sentence — death. 

Commonwealth v. Abiathar Grant, alias Abither Grant. S. J C. 
Murder. Not yet tried. 

Commonwealth v. Bernard Boland, cdias Richard Hughes. S. J. C, 
Murder. Not yet tried. 



1873.] PUBLIC DOCUMENT— No. 12. 17 

Commonwealth v. Leavitt Alley. S. J. C. Murder. Not yet 
tried. 

Four Farm Oil Company, Petitioners, &c. S. J. C. Petition for 
dissolution of corj>oration. Not j-et tried. 

Boston Bennylioff Reserve Oil Company, Petitioners, &c. S. J.C. 
Petition for dissolution of corporation. Not yet tried. 

Commonwealth v. William H. Gardiner. S. J. C. Informa- 
tion. Not yet tried. 

Theodore Lyman et al., Commissioners on Inland Fisheries v. 
Holyoke Water Power Company. S. J. C. Information. Con- 
tinued, to await decision of U. S. Supreme Court on writ of error. 

Attorney General v. Wheeler Metal Forging Company. S. J. C. 
l7iformatio7i, for tax. Corporation dissolved by Stat. 1872, chap. 
354, and information dismissed. 

Attorne}' General :v. Adams Mining Compan3\ Same p. Kear- 
sage Mining Company. Same v. Ossipee Mining Company. S. J. C 
Informations, for tax. Taxes and costs and interest paid, and in- 
formations dismissed. 

Attorney General v. South Pewabic Copper Company. S. J. C. 
Information, for tax. Temporary injunction still in force. 

Commonwealth v. Eastern Railroad Company. S. J. C. Con- 
tract, on bond. Not j'et tried. 

Commonwealth v. Norwich and Worcester Railroad Company, 
S.J. C. Contract, on bond. Not yet tried. 

Commonwealth, by Insurance Commissioner, v. Monitor Mutual 
Fire Insurance Company-. Same v. Hide and Leather Insurance 
Company. Same v. New England Mutual Marine Insm-ance Com- 
pany. S. J. C. Petitions for injunction. Perpetual injunctions in 
force, and aifairs of the companies in process of settlement by re- 
ceivers. 

Commonwealth, by Insurance Commissioner, v. Independent In- 
surance Company. S. J. C. Petition for injunction. Assets trans- 
ferred to assignees in bankruptcy, and receivers' account settled. 

First National Bank of Norwich, Connecticut, v. Frederic U. 
Tracy. S. C. Tort, to recover tax paid on bank stock. Same. v. 
City of Boston. S. C. Contract, to recover same tax. " Neither 
party " entered. 

Commonwealth v. Moses Kimball. S. J. C. Perjury. Report 
S. C. Judgment on the .verdict. 

Commonwealth v. Charles H. Dorus, alias Jack Straw. S. J. C. 
TJireatening to accuse. of crime. Exceptions S. C. Exceptions sus- 
tained. 

John Donahue v. Commonwealth. S. J. C. Error to S. C. 
Judgment atlirmed. 
3 



18 ATTORNEY GENERAL'S REPORT. [Jan. 

George G. Batchelder v. Commonwealth. S. J. C. Error to S. C. 
Judgment affirmed, and prisoner remanded to house of correction. 

Commonwealth v. William II. Brooks. S. J. C. Violating city 
ordinance. Report S. C. Judgment on the verdict. 

Commonwealth v. Thomas Wood,'alias Thomas Powers. S. J. C. 
Larceny from the person. Exceptions S. C. Exceptions overruled. 

Commonwealth v. William J, Sutherland. S. J. C. Receiving 
stolen goods. Exceptions S. C. Exceptions overruled. 

Commonwealth v. Thomas Watson, alias Charles Gilman. S. J. C. 
Robbery. Exceptions S. C. Exceptions overruled. 

Thomas Doherty v. Commonwealth. S. J. C. Error to S. C. 
Judgment affirmed. 

Elisha W. Haynes, Jr., v. Commonwealth. vS. J. C. Jun.gment 
rcA^ersed and new sentence imposed. 

James A. McDonough v. John M. Clark. S. J. C. Habeas cor- 
pus. "S'V^rit dismissed b}' consent. 

Clear Creek Tunnel Compau}^, Petitioners, &c. S. J. C. Peti- 
tion for reduction of cap>ltal stock. Not opposed. 

Commonwealth v. Henry Deane et al. S. J. C. Rape. Excep- 
tions S. C. Exceptions sustained. 

Commonwealth v. Morgan Sullivan. S. J. C. Assault up>on an 
officer. Exceptions S. C. Exceptions overruled. 

Commonwealth v. Jeremiah S. Dearborn, S. J. C. Keeping 
liquor for sale. Exceptions S. C. Exceptions overruled. 

Commonwealth v. Certain Intoxicating Liquors. (Thomas Inglis, 
claimant.) S. J. C. Proceeding for forfeiture. Report S. C. 
Warrant quashed, and complaint dismissed. 

Commonwealth v. William Stoehr. S. J. C. Keeping liquor for 
sale. Exceptions S. C. 'Exceptions overruled. 

Commonwealth v. Patrick Mullane. vS. J. C. Complaint for non- 
entry of ivrit of error. Defendant pardoned, and complaint dis- 
missed. 

Commonwealth v. Thomas II. Haj^es. S. J. C. Coniplaint for 
non-entry of writ of error. Defendant remanded to house of correc- 
tion in Norfolk County. 

John Byrnes v. Coimnonwealth. S. J. C. En'or to Tried Justice. 
Judgment reversed. 

Commonwealth v. Edwin B. Dow. S. C. Tort against insur- 
ance agent, for tax. Defendant defaulted, and case continued for 
judgment. 

Attorney General v. Boston and Maine Railroad. S. J. C. In- 
formation, for intrusion. Inforniation withdrawn. 

Albert 11. Staples, Petitioner, «S:c. S. J. C. Habeas corpus. 
Prisoner discharged. 



1873.] PUBLIC DOCUMENT— No. 12. 19 

Commonwealth v. Charles TV. Sproat et al. S. J. C. Contract, 
on insurance agent's bond. Tax and cost and interest paid, and 
" neither party " entered. 

John Reeves v. Commonwealth. S. J. C. Error to Probate 
Court. Prisoner released on bail. 

Commonwealth v. Charles A. Wood and others. S. C. (Two 
cases.) Contract, on insurance agent's bonds. Judgment for plain- 
tiff. 

Commonwealth v. Charles A. Wood and others. S. C. Contract, 
on insurance agent's bond. Demurrer to answer in abatement sus- 
tained. 

Commonwealth v. Alexander Crawford. S. J. C. Keeping liquor 
for sale. Exceptions S. C. Not jai argued. 

Commonwealth v. Timotlw Hussey. S. J. C. Embezzlement and 
larceny. Exceptions S. C. Not 3'et argued. 

Commonwealth v. James A. Snow. S. J. C. Sodomy. Report 
S. C. Not yet argued. 

Commonwealth v. Charles Herman. S. J. C. Keeping liquor for 
sale. Exceptions S. C. Not yet argued. 

Commonwealth v. William A. Glover. S. J. C. Being accessory 
to burglary. Exceptions S. C. Not 3^et argued. 

Commonwealth v. Azro B. Bartholomew. S. J. C. Manslaughter. 
Exceptions S. C. Exceptions waived. 

Commonwealth v. Robert Smith. S. J. C. Neglect to give notice 
of contagious disease. Exceptions S. C. Not yet argued. 

Commonwealth v. Daniel O'Brien and another. S. J. C. Larceny. 
Exceptions S. C. Not 3'et argued. 

Commonwealth v. Dennis McShea. S. J. C. Keeping liquor for 
sale. Exceptions S. C. Exceptions waived. 

Commonwealth v. John Harvey. S. J. C. Keeping liquor for 
sale. Not 3'et argued. 

Commonwealth v. John Greene. S. J. C. Larceny. Exceptions 
S. C. Not yet argued. 

Commonwealth v. James Murray and another. S. J. C. Robbery. 
Exceptions S. C. ■ Not 3'et argued. 

Commonwealth v. John Ford. S. J. C. Burglaiy. Exceptions 
S. C. Not yet argued. 

Commonwealth v. William Maguire. S. J. C. Keeping liquor for 
sale. Exceptions S. C. Not 3'et argued. 

Commonwealth v. Certain Intoxicating Liquors. (William Ma- 
guire, claimant.) S. J. C. Proceeding for forfeiture. Exceptions 
S. C. Not yet argued. 

Commonwealth v. Frederic Lockwood. S. J. C. Obtaining goods 
by false pretences. Report S. C. Prisoner discharged. 



20 ATTORNEY GENERAL'S REPORT. [Jan. 

James Green v. Commonwealth. S. J. C. Error to Trial Justice. 
Writ not entered. 

James Green v. Commonwealth. S. J. C. Error to Trial Justice. 
Not yet argned. 

Freeman A. Tower v. Commonwealth. S. J. C. Error to Trial 
Justice. Not 3'et argued. 

Commonwealth v. Patrick Clance}'. S. J. C. Liquor nuisance. 
Exceptions S. C. Not yet argned. 

Commonwealth v. Robert Wood. S. J. C. Cruelly overdriving a 
horse. Exceptions S. C. Not 3'et argued. 

Commonwealth, by Deputy Insurance Commissioner, v. Faneuil 
Hall Insurance Company. S. J. C. Petition for injunction. 
Temporary injunction issued. 

Commonwealth, by Deput}- Insurance Commissioner, v. Prescott 
Fire and Marine Insurance Company. Same v. National Insurance 
Compan}' . Same v. Bo^'lston Fire and Marine Insurance Company'. 
Same v. Exchange Insurance Company. Same v. Tremont Insur- 
ance Compan}'. Same v. Boston Insurance Company-. Same v. 
Suffolk Fire Insurance Compan}'. Same v. Ciiy Fire Insurance 
Company. Same v. Firemen's Insurance Company. Same v. How- 
ard Fire Insurance Company. Same v. Manufacturers' Insurance 
Company. Same v. Mutual Benefit Fire Insurance Company. 
Same v. Shoe and Leather Dealers' Fire and Marine Insurance 
Compan}' . Same v. Union Mutual Fire Insurance Company. Same 
V. Bay State Fire Insurance Company. Same v. Eliot Fire Insur- 
ance Company. Same v. Merchants' Insurance Company in Boston. 
Same v. Boot and Shoe Manufacturers' Mutual Fire Insurance Com- 
pany. Same v. Franklin Insurance Company. Same v. Neptune 
Insurance Company. Same v. People's Fire Insurance Companj^, 
Same v. Washington Insurance Company. Same v. Mechanics' Mu- 
tual Fire Insurance Compan}'. S. J. C. Petitions for injunction. 
Injunctions made perpetual, and receivers appointed. 

Commonwealth, by Insurance Commissioner, v. Massachusetts 
3Iutual Fire Insurance Company. Same v. North American Fire 
Insurance Company. Same v. Lawrence Fire Insurance Company, 
of Boston. S. J. C. Petitions for injunction. Injunctions made 
perpetual, and receivers appointed. 

Martin B3'rnes v. Commonwealth. S. J. C. Error to Trial Jus- 
'■tice. Not yet argued. 

Thomas H. Simpson v. Commonwealth. S. J. C. Error to Trial 
Justice. Not 3'et argued. 

Attorney General v. Old Colony and Newport Ilailwa3' Company. 
S. J. C. Information, for injunction, under St. 1865, 0. 175. Tem- 
porar3' injunction refused. 



1873.] PUBLIC DQCUMENT— No. 12. 21 

Attorney General, at the relation of the Harbor Commissioners, 
V. William T. Hart and others, Trustees. S. J. C. Information ^ 
for injunction. Temporar}' injunction refused. 

COUNTY OF WOKCESTER. 

Commonwealth v. Patrick Dumph}', alias Patrick Dunvy. S. J. C. 
Murder. Trial, May 7,8. Verdict — guilty of manslaughter. Sen- 
tence — fifteen years' imprisonment. 

Commonwealth v. Vermont and Massachusetts Railroad Company. 
S. J. C. Causing death by negligence. Exceptions S. C. Excep- 
tions overruled. 

Commonwealth v. Eunice Ashley. S. J. C. Nuisance. Excep- 
tions S. C. Exceptions waived. 

Commonwealth v. Eunice Ashley et al. S. J. C. Lewd cohabita- 
tion. Exceptions S. C. Exceptions Vaived. 

Commonwealth v. William Weatherhead et al. S. J. C. Taking 
fish ^inlawfully. Report S. C. Judgment on the verdict. 

Commonwealth v. Certain Intoxicating Liquors. (John Stratton, 
claimant.) S. J. C. Proceeding for forfeiture. Exceptions S. C. 
Exceptions sustained. 

Commonwealth v. Patrick Foran. S. J. C. Liquor nuisance. 
Exceptions S. C. Exceptions sustained. 

Commonwealth v. John Griffin. S. J. C. Manslaughter. Ex- 
ceptions S. C. Exceptions overruled. 

Commonwealth v. Charles T. Haynes et al. S. J. C. Assaidt and 
battery. Exceptions S. C. Exceptions waived as to Ha3^nes. 

Commonwealth v. Leo Roberts. S. J. C. Keeping liquor for sale. 
Exceptions S. C. Exceptions waived. 

Commonwealth v. Certain Intoxicating Liquors. (Jeremiah Fo- 
ley, claimant.) S. J. C. Proceeding for forfeiture. Exceptions 
S. C. Exceptions overruled. 

Commonwealth v. Certain Intoxicating Liquors. (Jeremiah Fo- 
ley, claimant.) S. J. C. Proceeding for forfeiture. Exceptions 
S. C. Not decided. 

Commonwealth v. Certain Intoxicating Liquors. (Lawrence 
Henry, claimant.) S. J. C. Exceptions S. C. Not decided. 

Commonwealth v. Certain Intoxicating Liquors. (Henry C. Gib- 
son and others, claimants.) vS. J. C. Proceeding for forfeiture. 
Appeal S. C. Appeal dismissed. 

Commonwealth v. Henrietta Wise. S. J. C. Disorderly house. 
Exceptions S. C. Not decided. 

SUPREME COURT OF Tl^ UNITED STATES. 

Holyoke Water Power Company- v. Theodore Lyman et als., Com- 
missioners on Inland Fisheries. Error to S. J. C. Not yet argued. 



22 ATTORNEY GENERAL'S REPORT. [Jan. 



CIRCUIT COURT OF THE UNITED STATES, MASSACHUSETTS DISTRtCT. 

Thomas Baring et al. v. Charles S. Bradley et al. Bill of inter- 
pleader. Not yet heard. 

George Wheatland, Jr., v. Eben D. Jordan. Bill in equity. An- 
swer filed. Not yet heard. 

DISTRICT COURT OF THE UNITED STATES, MASSACHUSETTS DISTRICT. 

Massachusetts Glass Company, in banki'uptey. Claim for tax. 
Tax not yet collected. 

Independent Insurance Company, in bankruptcy. Claim for tax. 
Claim proved. 

Boston, Hartford and Erie Railroad Company, in bankruptcy. 
Assignees authorized to release to the Commonwealth the interest 
of the corporation in certain Berdell bonds, and release executed. 



1873.] 



PUBLIC DOCUMENT— No. 12. 



23 



TABLE 



Showing the Number of Criminal Cases pending on questions of Law 
in the Supreme Judicial Court during the year 1872, and the dis- 
jwsition thereof by Counties. 



COUNTIES. 


a 

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a 

a> 
C 

1 
OS 

O 


a 

o 

0) 

si 
■2 ^ 

u 


s 

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o 

"o S 

|i 

Q 


>^. 

o 

a 

•6 


i 
1 

o 


Berkshire, 












4 


3 


1 


- 


- 


Bristol, . 












12 


5 


1 


6 


- 


Dukes, 












2 


2 


- 


- 


- 


Essex, 












13 


10 


1 


2 


- 


Franklin, . 












2 


1 


1 


- 


- 


Hampden, . 












3 


3 


- 


- 


- 


Hampshire, 












6 


4 


2 


- 


- 


Middlesex, 












11 


8 


- 


1 


2 


Norfolk, . 












5 


2 


1 


- 


2 


Plymouth, . 












3 


3 


- 


- 


- 


Suffolk, . 












30 


11 


4 


- 


15 


Worcester, . 












14 


9 


2 


3 


- 


Totals, . 


105 


61 


13 


12 


19 



24 



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TABLE 



Showing the Number and. Character' of Criminal Cases pending on 
questions of Laio in the Supreme Judicial Court during the year 
1872, and the disposition thereof. 







i 


1 


■£ 








ZJ 


■" ;= 


o 




OFFENCES. 


-3 


S 

t2 "a 


i| 


s 


1 




p. 


f— > 


o 


__. 1 






s 


2 i 


-3 S 


c S 


>. 




rt 


s a 


§ o 


tf ^ 


o 




o 


G 


Q 


< 


^ 


Abortion, ...... 


1 


1 


_ 


_ 


_ 


Adultery, 


1 


1 


- 


- 


- 


Arson, 


1 


1 


- 


— 


— 


Assault and battery, .... 


4 


2 


- 


1 


1 


Assault ujDon an officer, 


1 


1 


- 


- 


- 


Burglary, 


4 


2 


- 


1 


1 


Burglary, being accessory to, . 


1 


- 


- 


- 


1 


Burning a building, .... 


1 


1 


- 


- 


- 


Causing death by negligence, . 


1 


1 


- 


- 


- 


Common drunkard, .... 


1 


1 


- 


- 


- 


Conveying lirjuor for sale, . 


2 


1 


1 


- 


- 


Cruelty to a horse, .... 


1 


- 


- 


- 


1 


Defacing a building, .... 


1 


- 


- 


1 


- 


Disorderly house, .... 


2 


1 


- 


1 


- 


Embezzlement and larceny. 


1 


- 


- 


- 


1 


Keeping billiard-room without license, 


1 


1 


- 


- 


- 


Keeping liquor for sale. 


15 


8 


2 


1 


4 


Larceny, 


3 


1 


- 


- 


2 


Lewd cohabitation, .... 


1 


1 


- 


- 


- 


Liquor nuisance, .... 


1;> 


9 


1 


2 


3 


Liquor seizure, 


14 


7 


3 


3 


1 


Malicious mischief, . . . ' . 


1 


- 


- 


- 


1 


Maliciously killing hens, . 


1 


1 


- 


- 


- 


Manslaughter, . . . ... 


2 


2 


- 


— 


- 


Mixing poison with food, . 


1 


- 


- 


1 


- 


Murder, 


8 


3 


- 


- 


- 


Neglect to give notice of contagious 












disease, , 


1 


— 


— 


— 


1 


Nuisance, 


8 


3 


_ 


- 


- 


Obstructing a railroad train, 


1 


- 


1 


- 


- 


Obtaining a signature by fraud, 


1 


- 


1 


- 


- 


Obtaining goods by false pretences, . 


1 


- 


1 


"" 


- 


Perjury, . . ... 


1 


1 


- 


- 


- 


Rape, 


2 


1 


1 


- 


- 


Receiving lifjuor for ti-anspoilation, . 


2 


2 


- 


- 


- 


Receiving stolen goods, 


1 


1 


_ 


- 


- 


Robbery, . 


2 


1 


- 


- 


1 


Single sales of liquor, 


3 


1 


1 


1 


- 


Sodomy, . ' 


1 


- 


- 


- 


1 


Taking fish unlawfully. 


3 


8 


- 


- 


- 


Threatening to accuse of crime. 


2 


1 


1 


- 


- 


Violating city ordinance, . 


1 


1 


- 


- 


- 


Totals, 


105 


61 


13 


12 


19 



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