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Parent Issue
Day
27
Month
January
Year
1899
Copyright
Public Domain
OCR Text

As meutioned in the Argus yesterciay among the more important bilis uoticed in the honse Thursday was one by Rep. Wheeler to compƩnsate persons who are sfaown to be innocent after haviug beeu charged with or convicted of a crime. "I dou't beliƫve any state has snch a law," he said, "and I tliiuk it wonld be u good thing for Michigan to set au example. A man belongiug in vay district lay in prison 32 years for a crime of which he was proved iniioceut, and he got not a cent to recompense him for such undeserved puuishmeut. "