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IN ciRctjit COURT MAKES AWARD IN AtTEN- AfION CASE DEFENSE COiSETlNDICATES APPEALTOjDHER COURT Caw of Chllton vs. Enncnga Is Settled ottt of Court, Four Seeking Parole The affections of Mrs. Betty Stov- 411, colored, were worth exactly $100 to her husband. Louis Stoval, according to a jury In the circuit Court. The Jury put Its valuation Into a verdict returned into court today assessing that amount against Joseph Warren, also colored. The Case was tried Friday nnd a sealed verdict returned, by order of Judge H. L. Heer. Attorney A. G. Harris, Dlxon, representing the defendant, filed a motion for a new trial and indicated, If this were denied, the case would be appealed to the appellate court. Attorney Marvin F. Burt represented the plaintiff. Stovall hnd filed suit alleging Warren had alienated the affections of his wife, Betty, and asked damages of $5,000. In the case of Richard Schurman, Roekford, vs the estate of Mark B. McLeRoy, the plaintiff informed Judge H. L. Heer that his attorney. Gus Brown, Roekford, had withdrawn from the case and asked that a continuance be granted until the December term of court. Attorney E. R. Shaw, representing the estate, objected to such continuance and Judge Heer then gave Schur man an opportunity to secure coun eel and the case may be tried at the current term. Schurmun is suing for commission alleged to be due him for the sale of the Model laundry South Galena avenue. The case was once tried by a jury and then before the court but new trials were granted in each Instance. Petition for Parole Judge Heer and State's Attorney L. F. Relnhold received notice today that applications for parole hac been made by four persons convicted of crime in Stephenson county anc that hearings would take place September 26. Notice of the applications and hearings was forwarder by the state board of paroles. Those seeking parole are William Bohen- •tengel, serving at Jollet, and sentenced on a crime against nature Fred Goodall, serving at Joliet, and sentenced for forgery; Edward L Mottf serving at Pontiac, and sentenced on a forgery charge; DeLos Derr, serving at Pontiac, and sentenced on a forgery charge. Chilton-Ennenga Case The case of James Chilton vs Oscar Ennenga was set for thi morning, but due to the fact tha certain phases of the action were tt be argued before the court the jury was excused until 1.30 o'clock thi mf ternoonl During the noon hour Attorney R. R. Tiffany and E. R. Shaw, re> presenting Mr. Ennenga, and Attor ney L. A. Jayne, representing the complaihtant, 'Settled the case ou of court-. It is understood the set tlement was approximately $1,500. In the original action Chilton wa awarded damages of $5,000 by a jurj to the circuit court but the appel late court set the verdict aside an remanded the action for retrial, on the grounds that the verdict wa excessive. It Is alleged the defend and struck the complainant causin severe injuries, about two years ago

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  1. Freeport Journal-Standard,
  2. 19 Sep 1932, Mon,
  3. Page 2

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