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An awful future.

--A man named Wm. D. Kingpin, who had committed a most atrocious murder in Michigan a short time since, and been convicted of the crime, was sentenced to the State Prison for life. Last week he entered his dreary abode — a solitary dark cell, with but a small dim light from above, there to remain as long as his life shall last — never to be permitted to have a word of conversation with any human being — never to write a word to; or hear from, his family or any other individual — never to know anything that occurs in the world outside — having nothing to divert himself henceforth, as long as life shall last, from reflection upon the awful crime he committed and its terrible retribution. He entered his dismal cell with a full realization of his condition, and with scarcely sufficient strength to maintain an erect position. Could death come in any shape, to a mind capable of fully appreciating its approach, more horrible than such a one as that!

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