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The GazetteOctober 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 … Continue reading Court Items

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The GazetteJune 1, 1904 Will Burrell pleaded guilty to carrying concealed weapon and was fined $20 and costs.J. A. Gresham retailing liquor, not guilty.Silas Cook three cases pleads guilty to one, prosecution suspended in one, nol pros. to one.State vs. Wes Green nol pros.James Andrews cruelty to animals not guilty.Olby Holloway retailing liquor guilty. Motion for … Continue reading Court Items

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The GazetteApril 27, 1904 Beverly Reagan was fined $15 and cost for disturbing the peace. Jesse Roberts pleaded guilty to petty larceny and was sentenced to 6 months in the parish jail. Amos Gray was convicted of illegal hog marking and sentenced to six months in the parish jail and fined $1 and costs. J. W. … Continue reading Court Items

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The Gazette October 28, 1903 Chas. Absent, who was charged with assault with attempt to rape, was found guilty of assault. Jim Stephens pleaded guilty to charge of petty larceny and was sentenced to 90 days imprisonment in the parish jail. A nolle prosequi was entered in another case against him for carrying concealed weapons. … Continue reading Court Items

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The Gazette October 21, 1903 Jim Stevens pleaded guilty to petty larceny. Nolle prosequi was entered in the following cases: Will Lewis, carnal knowledge of female under 16 years of age; Geo Lovettt, same offense; Dave Simmons retailing liquor without license. Abb Reed and Pink Wood pleaded guilty to carrying concealed weapons and were each … Continue reading Court Items

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The Gazette May 6, 1903 Cornick Millinery Co. vs. Henderson Bros. Judgement rejecting plaintiff's demand. I. G. Futch vs. J. M. Futch et al. Judgment for plaintiff for $64.25. John Grimes pleaded guilty to charge of carrying concealed weapons and was fined $25 and costs. C. D. Covington was fined $100 and costs on conviction … Continue reading Court Items

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The Gazette April 29, 1903 Peter Jones pleaded guilty to charge of larceny and was sentenced to 60 days in jail. Sentence was suspended against L L. Lowery, who was convicted of selling liquor without license, during good behavior. Mose Hendricks was convicted of assault and battery, and was sentenced to 30 days in jail. … Continue reading Court Items

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The Gazette April 1, 1903 Jesse Wooley pleaded guilty to charge of disturbing peace on public highway and was fined $20 and costs. C. D. Covington was acquitted on charge of retailing liquor without licence. J. L. Reed vs. Mrs. Matilda Selig. Judgment reviving former judgment.      

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The Gazette March 18, 1903 Charley Simmons pleaded guilty to charge of assault, and was sentenced to pay a fine of $20 and costs. Aleck Bearden was acquitted of charge of assault with a dangerous weapon. Jas. Poston pleaded guilty to charge of assault and battery, and was fined $25 and costs. W. K. Pryor … Continue reading Court Items

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The Gazette February 25, 1903 District court adjourned Friday for this month's term. The following cases were disposed of: James H. Waters vs. John Ryan. Judgment for plaintiff for $321.75. Willie Burch vs. Martha Ford. Judgement of divorce for plaintiff. Mrs. Florence Thomas et al vs. C. T. Simmons. Judgment for plaintiffs for $300. Mrs. … Continue reading Court Items

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The Gazette December 24, 1902 District court was in session last Friday and Saturday, when an adjournment was taken until the January session. The following business was transacted since last week's report: In suit of W. A. McFarland vs. J. B. Covington, judgment was rendered in favor of plaintiff for amount claimed. Judgment for plaintiff … Continue reading Court Items

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The Gazette September 3, 1902 In suit of James Bearden vs. P. W. Bearden et al.; injunction sustained decreeing plaintiff to be the owner of two horses in contest. Susan A. Jones vs. Jordan Jones; judgment of divorce for plaintiff. Cal Holiday was sentenced to the penitentiary for two years for larceny. Dunk Austin was … Continue reading Court Items

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The Gazette August 27, 1902 Court will probably be in session until Friday of this week. Following business has been transacted since our last report. In suit Geo. A. Heard vs. C. H. Murphy, sheriff, et. al., judgement for defendant rejecting plaintiff's demand and for 10 per cent damages as attorney's fees. In the two … Continue reading Court Items

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The Gazette April 23, 1902 District Court convened Monday morning with all the officers present. There is but little business before the tribunal, and the session bids fair to be a quiet one. The case against Ed. Buckley, charged with obtaining money under false pretenses, was nolle prosequied by district attorney. John Cavanaugh was acquitted … Continue reading Court Items

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The Gazette February 26, 1902 Joe Gibson was convicted of carrying concealed weapons and was fined $15 and costs. In suit of P. W. Bearden vs. W. A. Bearden et al., judgment for plaintiff against W. A. Bearden for $56.25. Judgement of non-suit as to Mrs. S. J. Bearden. In suit of Mrs. Mary T. … Continue reading Court Items

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The Gazette January 29, 1902 In addition to that reported in our last issue, the following business was transacted in court: Joe Page was fined $150 and costs for selling liquor without license, and in default of payment he was sentenced for four months in jail. Tom Ivey pleaded guilty to charge of carrying concealed … Continue reading Court Items

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The Gazette January 22, 1902 District court opened Monday morning, and as usual it will be a "quiet" session, holding only a short portion of the week. The following business has been transacted; Suit of C. L. Gunby vs. Benj. Taylor, president board of reviewers, et. al., was dismissed at plaintiff's cost. In case of … Continue reading Court Items

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The Gazette October 23, 1901 Ben Johnson pleaded guilty to charge of carrying concealed weapons and fined $25 and costs. Will Dock Smith was convicted of charge of retailing liquor without license and fined $250 and costs or four months on the road. John Roan was fined $15 and costs for cruelty to domestic animals. … Continue reading Court Items

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The Gazette October 23, 1901 In case of W. S. Spears et al. vs. J. A. Carroll, judgment rejecting plaintiffs' demand. Judgment of not guilty was rendered in the five cases of Jesse McLaurin, on charge of retailing liquor without license. Frank Fountain pleaded guilty of charge of poisoning fish and was fined $15 and … Continue reading Court Items

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The Gazette September 25, 1901 The following business was transacted in the district court since last week's report: In suit of Benj. F. Lowrey et al. vs. Mrs. Talitaha C. Lowery plea of prescription filed by plaintiff was sustained. In case of B. B. Thomas vs. W. M. Cole, judgment for plaintiff for about $220. … Continue reading Court Items