Hawkins and Chaloupek 1912
SENTENCED FOR MURDER Oklahoman's Conviction Affirmed Affirmed Wliile He Awaits Trial on Another Murder Charge, Oklahoma City, Okla., June 3. Frank Manning , who now is waiting- waiting- his second second trial here on the cha rgre of killing' Thomas T. Weitzel . in August, 1908, must serve eight years in thv1 penitentiary penitentiary on the charge of killing Joe Ken-efick, Ken-efick, Ken-efick, near Pawnee, in November, 191". His conviction was affirmed today by the criminal court of appeals in an opin'on by Presiding- Presiding- Judge Henry M. Furman. The killing; of Kenefick occurred while Mannintr was out. on bond ponding- ponding- ponding- an appeal from a sentence of four years given him at the first trial on the charxe of killing- killing- AVeitzel. The conviction later was reversed by the higher court. The conviction of Mitchell Bigfeather, sentenced to four years on a chage or killing Mack Allen in Sequoyah county, July IS, 1909, also was affirmed. Ralph Hawking of Rlair county. given three years and a fine of 600 on a charge of obtaining money under false pretenses, likewise must serve his lime. It was charged he obtained 1200 from r.omeal Chaloupek, a prisoner prisoner in tSie Hlalr county jail, on the representation that he had a "pull" with some one on the outside who would obtain the dismissal of the charges against Chaloupek. Hawkins was in jail at that time, charged with violating the prohibitory law. Ills conviction conviction on that charge is reversed by the cturt. Other liquor cases disposed of were: Hubert Spear, Jackson county, reversed; Verge Heatley, Jackson county, affirmed; affirmed; J. S. Kimbrcil. Noble county, reversed; reversed; Charlie Thompson, Okfuskee county, dismissed. : o PROHIBITIONISTS HOT CHURCH ORGANIZATION Oklahoman Says This Idea Interferes Interferes With Party's Success.