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Thirty-four Years In Prison

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l,ast weck dovernor Koster pardoued a man uamed Scitz froni the Ohio pentantiary, who was convicted of' murder in 1846, when a young man, and sen'enced to solitary confinement tbr life. Ho is now 5ö yearsof age, and hasspent thirty-four years of bis life in prino. ben hc was brought to the penitentiary lie left a wife and cbild in Cincinnati. Tbey died a Ion? time ago. His relativesare 11 dead. At lutt accounts nis aged mother was living in Uermany, ignorant of her son's whereabouts. He could not speak English when he was received at the prison, but can do so now, on account of his conversing with the privón people. cseitz has never seen a railroad, except by glimpses from the root's of the prison shops. Only three of the jurymen who convicted Seitl are now living. All three recoiutnended his pardon, as did the proweutitg altoroey who proeecutel him, now Judge Carter, and thedirectors and officers of tn 1 ¦ ¦nitt-ntiary. Entering the penitentiary a mere boy, he comes out an aped man, and his sensations, as he behohfa Úm busy world which has ehanged so tnucli .-.ince he left, would be of valué, could teme ooe obtain theiu. A cow of Durham breed, gave birth to four perfect and healthy calves ooe day last week. She is owned by Jasper Braydon, of ( ibeater, Eaton eounty. A true story.


Ann Arbor Courier
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