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Amnesty For Moonshiners

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In tlm lato amnesty casos for rtiYiiinie offendcrs in South Carolina all offendere wow specially excepted vrho had been ëffgaged in attaekiugor n ing the offieers, and in bases it was dirteotéd that tho trials slronld be lnul tit the ciivlicst ]ssil)lc d.'iy. The dogi-ee of amncsty grauted in these cases is very dilïorcnt fvom tliat trioA in j Georgia nnder tho last, ndministration, and which proved a rdisastrous failuri1. In that caso ove? 3UU ijtlicit distillers or other offenders agitirtfit tho law werc pardonod hy au i-xceutivo order without cimsiiltuii in wit h In ■ ( niiiiiisHioner of Intcmal Keveniic, ind 'all were set at liberty without requiring any bonds wLntever ÍM good beluivioiv TÏie result was that a, krge jjroportion of thosc tlms pardoncd wciv n(xiii itlcr engaged in the saiiKï charactcr of ofTunses. In the present ■ " ■ n :, don, and the sentenee is simply suspended, with tlie nnderstandlng that it will be imiii-di!i.tcl vi'"!l(llllliedandenforceS iipoii any sécpnfd 'fíense. - Washington telegram.


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Michigan Argus