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Trenton Times, The (Newspaper) - April 15, 1890, Trenton, New Jersey VIII. NO. TItHN'TON. TlTHHiOAY AH-i'MKNOON. A PHIL 15. 1890. TWO MARSHAL NEAGLE FREED Ihe Killing: of Judge lerry Pronounced Justifiable. THE OPINION OF JUSTICE MILLER The United Supreme Court Decide! That Ne'g-le Is Not Answerable for Murder In California's Did His Dntv as a Federal Offluer. M ARHINOTON, April Neagle ha- bssi COT( us case has boon decided by the United States supreme court, the judgment of the UmUd States circuit court for the southern district of California being af firmed. This puts end to all proceed ings against Marshal Neagle for shooting Judge Terry at T-athrop last August, to prevent him from killing Justice Field. After the shooting Neagle was arrested at Stockton, Cal by the state officers, but was released on a writ of habeas on the ground that Neagle, who was acting under Instructions, had merely per- f >roied lua duty as an officer of tbe United btates. The case came before tho supreme court here on an appeal from this order Jostioe Miller's Opinion. The opinion of the court was delivered by Justice Miller It states that the evidence before the circuit court in the habeas cor- pus case produced the conviction of-ft settled purpose on the part of ferry and his wife, am .muting to conspiracy, to murder Justice Field, and adds that if Neagle had been a friend of Judge Field, traveling with and aware of the previous relations of Terry to the he wao ha would have betu justified in w hat he did in de- fense of Field's life and possibly of his own Afttr a long discussion of the questions of law and fact involved in t-ie the opin- ion concludes as follows Justlllid In Killing Terry. "The result to which we have arrived upon this examination is that in fhe pro- tection of the person and fijj life of Mr Justice Field while in the discharge of his official duties, Neagle was authorized to re- sist the attack of Terry upou that eminent judicial officer That h" "as justiil d m the belief that without instant action on bin part the assault of lerrj upon the judge would have ended m the death of the lat- ter That such being h b well founded be- lief, -vus justified in taking the life of Teiry, as the only mains of preventing the death of the man who was intended to be his victim That in taking the life of Terry under the circumstances he was acting un- der the authority of the law of the United States and was justtfi d In so doing, aud that he is not liable to answer for murder to the courts of California on account of his part in the transaction. Justice Fuller Dissented "We therefore affirm tbe judgment of the circuit court authorizing his discharge from the-eustody of the sheriff of San Joaquin county Chief Justice Fuller and Justice Lamar dissented from the opinion Justice Field did not sit in this case or take any part in its decision IN SENATE AND HOUSE Universal Sorrow Over Hon. Samuel J. Bandall's Death WASHINGTON, April 15 the house Mr Il'imlall's late seat was draped with bl Cic, and a general nfr of gloom pervaded the chamber Mi O'Nt il (Pa announced the death of the ex speaker, and the follow- ing resolutions were adopted Resolved That the house has hoard with deep regret aud profound sorrow of the death of the Hon SamuU J Raudnll late a representative fr( m the stile of Pennsylvania Resolved That a committee of nine members of tt e bouse with buch members of the senate as maj be joined be appointed to attend tbe fiiDGiul of the deceased the house do now adjourn The speaker appointed the following com- mittee- Messrs O'Neill, Carlisle, Runner, Holmnn, Cannon, Forney Springer, Me Kiuliy and Rcilly Tbe house then ad- journed Thfl Pennsylvania. Delegation's Ihe members of the Pennsylvania con- gressional delegation met immediately after adjournment of house, Mrj O'Neill 'presided nud Mr. Eeilly acted ai coeretary Tbe following resolutions were presented BI d adopted Our colleague the Hon Samuel J Itundall has departed tain hie, Uieiefore be it KcsoKid Iliac whilst bowing to the inexorable decree that it Is for all mea once' to die, yet ne cannot repress the feelings of niv found Borrow aroused In our hesrts at fronv our of one so belovea and so esteemed, and to; family In this their hour of Affliction o Troops, he ided quick The dispatches were forwaMtd to the war department, "ItUorequoit M for- ward. once will wed a ToBOKTO, April Cam.ron, a wealthy Toronto lawyer who married rich Detroit widow namrd Ward, an- noonced the engagement of stepdaughter, to Prince Bnpyou rf jyanco Misj Ward is IT Yean' otf and >n income of A Trinity Fieshman'9 HAinPonD, April 15 Ernest Leon Diok- Inson, of tb fieshmeu class at Trinity ool- )c gf lias ji news of tm foi lino of about throagh tlio I irol in Franca tUnn lo f" vlfh motiy po- i nn convlno" 1 tbat A BODY IN A LIME CASK. It Crossed the Sea from Distant Denmark MADE T1ABLF AT 25 PER CENT. The Cask and Its Glimtlj Contents Faissd Through the New York Custom House sit Story of A Danish Criminal's Horrible Ueed Niw YORK April 16 man packed in a barrel of lime was found at the ap- praiser's stores in Laight street yesterday The body has boen there since March 4, but no one ever suspected it Funcb, A Co of this city yesterday received a cable- gram from their agents in Copenhagen It said A Startling Message Investigate ODB barrel or parcel shipped per the line from here Jnn S Parcel U addressed per bill of lading Beresford Bros, RaUue I- Is still In custom warehouse. Mew York It Is Ptippojed to contain the body of killed man If foupd make1 ueeeasary meats to secure It It w ill probably be wanted to return ire result as quick as possible An agent of Funch, Edye Co too the cablegram over to tho custom house, it was submitted to Charles S. Wilbur, newly appointed chief of special treasury agents. Ihe record showed that a parcel answering the description bad arrived on th> steamer Thmgvalla Feb 4. It wai marked 'chemicals' and had been trans- ferred to the uppraisei s stous March 4. The Search for tbe Cask. Chief Wilbur promptly postid oft to stores, and he and Deputy Collector Burr made a seal ch for the parcel It was fonnd In the cellar It was an ordinary iron bound kerosene oil barrel, and its destination was paipted on the barrel head, as described in thecable Beresford Brothers, Racine, Wls., via New York A pasteboai d tag tacked to the hiad of the barrel indicated that iU contents bad been officially examined March 4 by Dr Q orge W Jewett lie designated it as "package consisting of one cask of chemical compounds" and fixed the duty ot per cent fhero was a smell of coal oil about the barrel, but nothing to indicate that it contained a corpse Deputy Burr ordered it removed to a tmall room on the upper floor and sent Big JohuKevelln, one of the laborers to take out the head ol the barrel Big Joim laughed at the ideaof there baing a humnu bodyin the barrel. A Discovery Big John stuck the t Hge of hta batohet be- tween tbe barret head and the staves and began to pry it open The head came off with a jerk Big John jumped backward and his Imtcbet fell from his hand The sight revealed to those who stood about was ban ibis in the extreme Stick- ing up from the lime which filled the bandl was a human head ana a man a hand and forearm A dark and mustache was matted bo the face, the features of were dark nnd distorted, and on the second finger of the hand was a plain gold ring band was held m an upright position and the head sagged over towards it It Was a Honlble Sight. The dead man's eyes were open and bulg ing and nfs chin hud dropped, exposing the tooth, and giving the face a grinning and ghastly appearance There werednrttmarkt on the neck, as if the victim had boen strong, led to death To all appearances the entire body was intact, the portion not exposed be- ing imbedded m the lime. The shirt and collar bad boon torb from tbe throat, and tbe only clothing visible was the edge of the coat collar Thiswai of a dark material, but it had been so cor ered with the lime that it was impossible to nrnku out whether it was plain or figured. Nor could any one guess the age of murdered man the features were to dis- torted. The lid was quickly replaced and fastened tightly .Chief VV ilbur hurried back to custom house to report bin dreadful find to hia superiors, and nev.8 was olualght- way flashed under ocean to authon- in Qeunjark History of the Crime. body is undoubtedly that of Hasan- ger Maiers, who was murdered in Copen- hagen Jan 17 On that day Malen, an old and trusted factory messenger, bad by bis firm to cash bills. hever re- turned. Tbe police df decided it a case ot and photograph! of the missing man, with-offers of reward for his capture, Europe A private detective, a relative of set out alone to Justify his belief tb at had foully with uod that on the (lay in qu-itlon boon socn to enter hviftof a soap- named Philllpixid, with whom he wai Fhlllipsen disappeared, after baring fiVri nt flro to soap factory and roallud on the innyraijca which, hi b-d npoii It detective picked'up a to abuute, and at Hamburg on Saturday last anestedhim on .board1 a stMninr whloh one hour ta Town, South Africa. He Coolljr was brought to oon- that he had, wi h the aid of a con- federate, strangled enger, whom h Imeat phy. ANi> 7w addi WJ, H. J. to and 13 (loath Grdt.ia 1 LOOK OUT 1'OR liAKftAINS We have purchased the store Noith of us and intend to build on the two lots I lie I incsl olore in I runlcn! IL Wf rid of to do (V. tii KliADY-MADIi CLOTHING I MERCHANT OKINO door to and Port 10 NORill SiRKKI, s P l" Mr H3C HvC
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