National Affairs: Impeachment

Governor Gore of West Virginia received a letter signed, in behalf of a great many of his fellow West Virginians, by the United Mine Workers of America. He was asked to call a special session of the legislature for impeachment proceedings against Judge I. Grant Lazzelle of the Monongalia County circuit. The miners charged that Judge Lazzelle, who, with his brothers and sister, leases coal lands to operators in Monongalia County and enjoys fat royalties, was guilty of "maladministration, corruption, incompetency and neglect of duty." Lately he refused the miners an injunction against...

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