Court Items

The Gazette
May 20, 1903

George Deshazer pleaded guilty to charge of disturbing the peace and was fined $10 and costs.

Melvin Gray pleaded guilty to charge of retailing liquor without license, and was fined $300 and costs or sentenced to 12 months in jail. Action in six other cases against this defendant on the same charge was suspended.

Cal Redden was reported to be dead, and prosecution against him for selling whisky without license was necessarily dismissed.

Fred C. Love was acquitted of charge of carrying concealed weapons.

Jim Crow was acquitted of the charge of disturbing the peace.

James Works was acquitted of charge of keeping gambling house.

C. D. Covington was acquitted of charge of retailing liquor without license.

S. M. Dumas was acquitted of charge of assault and battery.

Henry Dukes was convicted of violating the prohibition laws, and was fined $250 and costs, or sent to jail for 3 1/2 months.

Ben Gray was convicted of same offense and was fined $250, or 4 months imprisonment in jail.

 

 

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