Athens Post
Athens Post
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Description: Col. Willis Brewer Summoned to Washington;
Gov. Houston Offers Reward for Capture of Hawkins;
General Items from Across the Nation

Date: February 2 1877

Newspaper published in: Athens, AL

Source: Madison Co. Library, Huntsville, AL

Page/Column: Page 2, Columns 1 & 3

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Col. Willis Brewer, State auditor, has been summoned to Washington to testify before the committee on privileges and elections.
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Governor Houston offers a reward of $100 for the apprehension of W. B. Hawkins, of Cherokee, who is charged with murder.

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GENERAL ITEMS
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Tilden’s inauguration,” says Fred Douglass, “will completely unchain the devil” Allah be praised; for then we shall have the satisfaction of seeing the whole herd of Radical swine driven into the sea.—St. Louis Times.

“To-day,” says Forney, “we compare Oliver Perry Morton, of Indiana, to Daniel Webster, of Massachusetts.” You may do it Forney, and do it safely; for Webster is dead.—Chicago Times.

President Grant has pardoned Frank L. Taintor, the defaulting cashier of the late Atlantic National bank. He has served two years of a seven years sentence of imprisonment.

Judge Davis, of the Supreme Court, had not formally signified his intention to accept the Illinois Senatorship, but his friends who have conversed with him say there is no doubt that he will accept.

Submitted: 01/18/14

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