Clipped From The Neosho Times
NEOSHO, MISSOURI,/ CIRCUIT COURT WELL ALONG IN OCTOBER TERM Joe East Gets Two Years on Second Trial For Arson. Trial of G. C. McDaniel • Begun Today. The second trial of Joe East on charge of arson for burning night Newton, association, tomorrow may of a a barn In McDonald county where he lives resulted in a verdict and against him in circuit court yes- terday with a two-year prison when sentence. In the first trial he) pot a two-year sentence but the! in case wna reyprapd—by the preme court and sent hack for re-trial. The evidence against him was all circumstantial. H. F. Amos was tried by jury on a charge of obtaining money by fraud but the judge directed a verdict of acquittal for want of sufficient evidence. In opening court Monday morn- tendered The given of teachers, as ing Judge Smith asked the co-jplan to operation of the attorneys in expediting the business of the term by getting their witnesses together and being ready for trial when the cases are set. Sheriff Liles appointed Leo Young of Granby as special court deputy for this term. Divorces have been granted to Clara Coile from Alpheus Coile, with care and custody of minor child; to Charlotte Barnes, by next friend, E. A. Fields, from Beecher J. Barnes, with care and custody of minor child; to Chas. Morrison from Flossie May Morrison, with care and custody of minor children, Chester and Virginia, and two other minor children to care of defendant; to Elmer Davis from Floy Davis; to Archie Stelts from Louise -gtelts;- to Walter"A. Stockton an preliminary held Newton of day to Neosho her from Addie Stockton, with care and custody of minor children, Ollle May, Millie, Ruth, Bobbie Jean and Edith; to Edw. Fraz- j ier from Lizzie Frazier; to Ed Franks from Gallic Franks, to ty the tin; to Lucille Folley from Grace Martin from G. B. Mar- 1-. rt . • > TT ___*!!_ T^ _11__. £ *\ n —. TD 11 £1.. the se ii Folley; to Bessie Clanton Thompson from Chas. M. Thomp- of of retired near hon- of the it the O. the and eve- high succeed the club's on 2627, who had new for number son; to Erna Hobson Freeman by next friend, Olive G. Hobson, from Glenn Freeman, with restoration of plaintiff's maiden name; to Anna Clanton from Ernest Clanton with care and custody of minor child; to Abner Hester from Ruby Hester. Circuit Judge Smith declared the $1,200 bond of Herb Carter forfeited when Carter failed to appear to face charges of carrying concealed weapons. The case of Gus Ewing and Wm. Porter, charged with criminal assault, was dismissed, as was the case of state vs. Chester Hammick, charged with larceny, and the case of Byron Hardy and Robt. High, charged with arson; Wm. Bird, charged by the state with grand larceny, and state vs. Elzie Truhitte, charged with operating and driving a motor car while intoxicated. Charge in case of state vs. Rorse Hilker, assault, changed to common assault and plea of of ty R. guilty entered. Sentence felvell Of 4 months in county jail. Cause continued in case of the state vs. Chas. McMahan, charged with carrying concealed weapons; and continued in case of state of Missouri vs. W. H. Ware appealed from justice of peace court, charge of reckless driving, and also in state vs. John J. Joines, fraudulent check. State vs. Bud Nimrns, possessing liquor, sentence commuted to time already served to date. In the case of Clarence Brown et al vs. unknown heirs of John Ross et al, trial by court result ed in judgment and decree for plaintiff as prayed.