Resistance to the laws.
--The Sherman Booth
case in Wisconsin
is far from ended.--In the paragraph below the Bovay mentioned is a member of the Wisconsin Legislature, who was engaged in the rescue of Booth
from Deputy United States Marshal Taylor
, when the mob was headed by Mr. Daniels
, the State
A letter from Marshal Lewis
says that even the women threatened him with shovels when he went to make the arrest.--The paragraph is from the Milwaukee Democrat
of the 23d inst:
arrested one Bovay
(who had previously submitted himself for arrest,) at Ripon
yesterday morning, and was about taking the cars when a sleigh load of citizens came up and told Mr. B. he should not go.--Bovay
replied he had promised to go and go he would.
After a brief altercation in regard to the matter, the citizens forcibly took the prisoner and carried him home.
The United States Marshal, disconsolate and discomfited, left Ripon
in disgust — making no further effort to arrest.
We understand Mr. B. was indicted in the United States District Court for aiding in defeating the arrest of S. M. Booth
, last fall, when hunted by the Deputy U. S. Marshal."