Court Items

The Gazette
October 26, 1904

The past session of the district court of Union Parish was rather a heavy one as here were several cases of a serious nation to be tried.

The petit jury was discharged last Saturday and the most of the present week was taken up with civil matters. The following cases were tried an disposed of:

Cal Moore tried and acquitted for inflicting wound less than mayhem.

Will Gardner was tried and found guilty of manslaughter.

Zack Nolan was tried and found guilty of assault with dangerous weapon.

Joe Rodgers was tried on the charge of murder and was found guilty of manslaughter.

Will Bohanuon was tried for perjury and acquitted.

Pete Ray was tried and convicted for inflicting wound less than mahen.

Jim Green was tried and acquitted for stealing a horse.

Lee and Charles McEnery were tried and acquitted for cutting with intent to kill.

Robt. Greer was tried and convicted for shooting with intent to kill.

Will Sims was tried and acquitted of the charge of retailing liquor without license.

Claud Stevens was tried and acquitted of the charge of retailing liquor without license.

The case against Robert Green charged with carrying concealed weapon was nolle prosqued.

Wince Reeves pleaded guilty to carrying concealed weapons.

Lucin Rodgers was tried and convicted for carrying concealed weapons.

Willie Martin was tried and acquitted for assault and battery.





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