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'AFTER 'EVIDENCE SHOWS STATE HAS NO CASE * (Special to Journal-Standard) Galena,' 111., June 13—After the had completed Its case, exam- ftlng eighteen witnesses, against frank Macgino, Dubuque fruit pod- Her who was charged with murder ft connection with .the ,deaths of Slaude Tleberghein and J. R. Mc- fcath, alleged booze runners, the Itse was dismissed and the Indict- lent nolle pressed, on motion of State's Attorfte^ F. J. Campbell. lh* state's attorney took thisractteit H<$!r th* defense had ^t-gued* there fas, not sufficient evidence for a COn- fiction and after Judge K. L. Heer abdicated he Would not sustain a ver< BCt of guilty if such were found by lie. jury. * The case started Monday and In Ills particular instance Macgino waa being tried in connection with ie"death of McGrath. There is anther anther Indictment charging murder i connection with ' Tieberghefh's p&th but it is expected this will also a nolle pressed. During the trial of the case the efense did not cross examine any f the state's witnesses, feeling iroughout that the evidence was ot such as would support a convic- on. Macgino waa charged with being n accessory to the murders, tho odies of McGrath and Tiebergheln eing found along Routs 6, about ight miles east of Galena, on the jornlng of December 20, 1927. Mac_ Mac_ no had loaned them his car and iter the car was delivered to a Free- ort garage by three Italians, whom authorities have been unable to »cate. .>

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  1. Freeport Journal-Standard,
  2. 13 Jun 1928, Wed,
  3. Page 4

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