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A Flight Into Texas

Auhtor: Arthur Train

Language: english

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Review by A. Dent, September 2007


Rating: (*****)
Copyright: Public Domain in the U.S.
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Summary of the Book 'A Flight Into Texas':

Arthur Cheney Train (6 September 1875 - 22 December 1945) was an American lawyer and legal thriller writer particularly known for his novels of courtroom intrigue and the creation of the fictional lawyer Mr Ephraim Tutt.

Excerpts from the Book 'A Flight Into Texas':


... of Charles F. Dodge unquestionably involved one of the most extraordinary battles with justice in the history of the criminal law. The funds ...
... powerless?-Hummel. Who could drive to the uttermost ends of the earth persons against whom not a shadow of suspicion had previously rested?-Hummel. ...
... for aid, from crooked police officials, corrupt judges, and a gang of cutthroats under the guise of a sheriff's posse, were fighting for his release. ...
... either room Number 421, 423, or 425, one of which he stated that he had occupied on a previous visit. After some discussion the clerk allotted ...
... correct destination and wire at once. Jesse at once replied: No question as to identity and presence here at this ...
... Pass, Texas, while from the Pullman conductor he learned that Dodge had secured sleeping- car accommodation as far as San Antonio, Texas, only. ...
... At Beaumont Jesse failed to receive any reply to his various messages, and when the train arrived at Houston no word came from New ...
... jumped in medias res and on the afternoon of the same day secured a writ of habeas corpus from Norman J. Kitrell, District Judge of Harris County, ...
... already represented by Messrs. Andrews and Ball who, at the hearing before Governor Lanham, made a strong effort to induce that executive to refuse ...
... on the contrary, to delay his departure from the harbor of Galveston for a period of two days and then to proceed only as far as Brownsville, Texas, ...
... Isabelle, where they were kept under close surveillance by Sergeant Tom Ross of the Rangers. Thence they took the train to Brownsville, registering ...
... Jesse and Tom Ross procured the best horses they could find and started after them, keeping just in sight of the stage. Dodge's intention in ...
... Hummel had intended, Chief Wright of Nueces rode into Alice and demanded the prisoner from Captain Hughes. As Hummel had NOT intended, Captain Hughes ...
... concerned, for Dodge was now at liberty, pending the decisions upon the habeas corpus proceedings of the United States Circuit Court of Appeals ...
... a new scheme for getting the prisoner beyond the reach of the New York courts apparently having been concocted. Dodge was now indulged in ...
... by the constant apprehension of treachery among his own men, and the necessity of being ever on the alert to prevent some move on the part ...
... Bracken entered his room one evening and informed him that he could get his own price if he would only be a good fellow, and even went so far as ...
... the prisoner by force of arms out of the hands of the United States Marshal. This was one of the most daring and desperate attempts made in recent ...
... F. Dodge should be conveyed to New York in the personal custody of the United States Marshal and delivered by him to the New York authorities within ...
... of the book took place in discussions with Bill Davis, founder and editor of Golf Digest and Dick Symon of the advertising firm D'arcy-Masius-MacManus. ...