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Judson For Warden

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Au Aun Arbor dispatoh iu the Detroit Tribune of yesterday says: "The secret of Sheriff Williaiii Judson's strong Piugree enthusiasiu, it is said, has leaked ont. It is that if Piugree is elected goveruor, he will find a berth at Jackson, as warden of the prisou." When the Argns went to see Mr. Judson on the subject, he fotind the sheriff sittiug on his doDrsteps looking at that page of the Tribuue ou whicb the above itern appeared. To tl questiou as to whether he had noticed it Mr. Judsoa said, "I wonder who put that devilish thiug iu there. There is no more truth in it than there is that your daughter bas any thought of the position." Asked if he had ever had it offered to hiru, he said, "No sir. Wby I am going to run for sheriff of Washtenaw oounty and if the republicuns carry the county by oue majority this fall, I sball be elected. No, I uever worked for anyone with auy promise of a reward for so doing, that is against my principies. Of conrse it costs money to go ibout aud do as I do, but it is my owu money that I spend." Reporter: "Then you are not looking forward to beiug wardeu of the state prisou at Jackson?" Mr. Judson : No sir. And this is the first I have heard of it." The sheriff then started off to talk of Pingree's chances for the nomiuatiou for governor, which he declaros havo the most roseate of hnes.


Ann Arbor Argus
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