March 26, 1902
The following business has been transacted in the fourth district court since out last week’s report:
In suit of W. E. Hopkins vs. S. S. Plummer, new trial ordered and case set for first day of next session of court.
The suit of W. L. Williams vs. Nancy E. Land et al. was dismissed at plaintiff’s cost.
The appeals in the two suits of T. M. Jenks (appellant) vs. Bryan & Thompson were dismissed.
In the tutorship of the minor heirs of Geo. L. and Emma Lowery, deceased, judgment was rendered pursuant to agreement.
The case of L. B. Smith, on a charge of carnal knowledge of a female, was transferred to Morehouse Parish for trial.
In case of the state vs. Green Heard, on charge of manslaughter, a nolle prosequi was entered.
Walter Raney pleaded guilty to charge of carrying concealed weapons and was fined $20 and cost.
Dellie Welsh was convicted on charge of stealing a mule, and sentenced to 18 months in the penitentiary.
Chas. C. Ray was convicted on charge of bigamy and sentenced to two years int he penitentiary.
Suit of Barnette Wright vs. G. W. Shachelford; dismissed pursuant to agreement of parties.
Dennis Williams was convicted on charge of attempt to bribe a witness, and sentenced to one year in the penitentiary. Appeal applied for.
Warren Rabun pleaded guilty to charge of retailing liquor without license.
Dave Washington pleaded guilty to larceny; and the prosecutions against Joe Washington on two charges for like offense were nolle prosequied.
Patrick Ford was acquitted on charge of violating the Sunday law.
Dennis Williams was convicted on charged of assault and fined $10 and cost.
Charlie Browning was acquitted of charge of murder.
Jim Elkins was acquitted of charge of carrying concealed weapons.
Court adjourned yesterday afternoon until Thursday, April 3rd.