Austin American-Statesman (Austin, Texas), Thursday, Dec. 13, 1888, p. 1, col. 1.

Blassingame's Bail.

Special Telegram to the Statesman.

HEMPSTEAD, December 12. — Justice of the Peace Robinson heard and decided the case of Joe Blassingame, jr., for the killing of ex-Sheriff McDade, granting him bail in the sum of $5,000.  About forty witnesses were summoned and left this afternoon for Houston in the case of Springfield and McDade for the murder of Allchin at this place in May last.  The case comes up for trial to-morrow at Houston.

"Blassingame's Bail." Austin American Statesman, Dec. 13, 1888, p. 1, col. 4.