Newton Flovin as jury member on burglary trial - 10/26/62
| legro Assessed Six Years At Burglary Trial Claude Robinson, Corsicana ™„nef ^a.y _ w_as _giIe_n six years in prison as a jury in 13th District Court found him guilty on a charge of burglary. Robinson had pleaded not guilty to this official charge listed in the Indictment: burglary night and day with enhancements. James C. Sewell, district judge, instructed the petit jury panel to report at 1 p.m. for the case style State vs. Dean Allen, cattle theft. The county attorney's office reported that Allen had indicated that he wished to plead guilty before a jury. The jury deliberated less than 15 minutes in reaching a verdict in the Robinson case. It was charged that the defendant burglarized the residence of Clyde Hill, negro, in east Corsicana last Feb. 11. It was reported that a flash light, pocket watch, cigarette lighter and $3 cash were taken in the burglary. For the state, County Attorney Jimmy Morris called Walter McDaniel, district clerk; Pete McCain, special investigator for the county attorney’s office; and Percell Milton, ne gro policeman for the city. Julius Jacobs, court-appointed attorney for the defendant put only Robinson on the stand. fJoe T. Smith, 705 West Thirteenth avenue, was foreman of the jury. Other members were George F. Dixon, 124 South Thirty-fourth street; Ed Pirtle, 107 South Main street; Paul C. Sawyer, Route 1, Dawson; Bil!y Joe Coker, 1901 Fairfax; Betty Jean Clay, 816 West Seventh avenue; Pearlie Dunbar, Streetman; Elmer Seaton, Dawson; W. H. Jeter, 402 West First avenue; Mrs. L. F. Markley, 1501 West Third avenue; Aubrey E. Smith, 2013 Bowie Drive; and N. F. Flovin, 3405 Navarro Drive.