September 17, 1902
District court convened Monday with all officers present.
The probate and appeal docket was set for Thursday.
John Davis pleaded guilty to putting dynamite in Bayou Cornie and was fined $15 and costs or 90 days in jail.
Callie Moore pleaded guilty to carrying concealed weapons and was fined $23 and costs.
A negro call “Catfish” was convicted of retailing liquor at Bernice, and fined $250 and costs or six months in jail.
C. L. Lewis was acquitted of retailing liquor without license.
Rufus Williams was acquitted of retailing liquor without license.
Ardis Thomas was convicted of disturbing peace near private house, and of carrying concealed weapons.
The cases against John Land and Henry Brown for carrying concealed weapons were continued.
Leonard Patton pleaded guilty to carrying concealed weapons; and another like case against him was nolle prosequied.
Caruthers Shoe Co. vs. A. H. Hammons, dismissed; as also suit of P. M. Knox vs. Geo. M. Alston.