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Not Beneficial In Its Effects

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Tte first oase under the lavr by which a onvict may be ried lor ctrtain ofiensee ommitted while in prison wa tried in Jackon resently. Oae Shannon waa arranged n charge of assanlt with intro t to kilt one f the keepers. The jury iound him guilty imply oí assault and battery, and re was emandedto the c?re of the prison autnoritea. Öpeaidog of the case the Jackson 'dtioit says: - do far as its tlïeoton dlsciline at tüe prlfoa ia conctrntd the verdiot of the jury in th case of the convict 8hannon, on the charge of assaulting Keeper Howe with iatmt to kil!, mast be (Xceedinglydst rimtital. Il vb in evidence that Sbanncn had thrca'eaed to Howe'olile and tbe lact that he made tl e .aalt in a íerocions minner with a fcaraiucr waa additional evioence that mnrdtr was the object he sought to ace ompiisn. The jury, however, rendered a verdict thathe was simply gmlt; of aaeault and battery. Thia reached the tara of the convicta in somemste;ioas way, aLd when they had been Jccked up in their ceiis yesterdoy alternocn they indulged in a triampbant yeli that re&iunded thtoaghont the inaritution prob&bility ia inat. withtlns verdict before tbera ts an txarople of whut convicto iuay ixjec-t tor committing deadly atsinlta upon ketptrs, taese ocenrrences wili be htrtafter be more tnqarnt. Only laüt Fncfay a keeper ia the wagou blauksmith saop, namt d Oolemaii, was biu tttily assaultcd and disabled ior two daya bj a convict whom he had repomd, bnt no complamt was mace in coub qaence ol the pendency ot th. t tuit agamtt Hiiannon, whic-h was dtcided yesterday. Or cuursi ander ihe circniuttauuts no uun.plaint wili ■OW b iuade in the case of Cnlemtui. TJader Jtiv. Begole s &dm.uietraticn the narden uas been grtatly r strieied io the panisbment of rutractcry conviots, bui iiiatmach as Jt sttms nsibJt to rt-anh il.e.n ihrongh e nndiim 01 we ci-urta wc tbovd tlm.k n noptr uw thu wurdtn ti ixocire bis own ucgtueuo and lijtiiut jii.t tauix ,üi iihnjem ab iu bis own o ju io i uie niiKrtncy oí the ass ii'gbi Ctiuinu r rtquir-..


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