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PLEA OF GUILTY IS ENTERED BY TlCKLEs GIVEN THREE YEARS NOTICE OF~APPEAL FILED AND DEFENDANT RELEASED RELEASED ON $5,000 BOND A. R. Tickle was released Wednesday Wednesday afternoon on $5,000 bond pending an appeal to thn Court of Criminal Appeals. Austin, after he hart been sentenced to three years in the Texas penitentiary by District Judge Wnyno R. Howell. Tickle had been found guilty without malice by a juiy after ho had entered a plea of guilty In connection with the fatal shooting of Noley Cook, ex.- ronvlct, here April 4, 1937. Tickle for years was a detective with thn CorHlcana police department. The three-year sentence was recommended by the state and defense defense attorneys to the jury. After the verdict wua returned, a motion for a new trial was immediately filed which wan overruled overruled by Judge Howell. Notice of appeal was given and the $»V 000 bond was set. The bond was signed by the defendant and liln attorneys, T. W. W. Lovott and Lovott, Ramsey three Norrls Cox, The State placed four witnesses witnesses on the stand during the 1K- mlnute Hcsalon of evidence Wednesday Wednesday afternoon while the defense defense did not cad any witnesses. M. T, Gon/.uallas, chief of the bureau bureau of intelligence, department of Hafety. Austin, said a bullet and pistol submitted to him were examined. examined. He DAld the bullet had been fired through the barrel of the pistol. W. B. Dlckson, local highway highway patrolman, testified a bullet found by an undertaker was given him the night of the shooting and he later turned It over to the local sheriff's department. Honea, residing near the of the shooting, said ho heard shots and shouts and went to the Hlte where Cook eald Tickle shot him. Richard Stewart said he waa with COOK R short time before he heard he had been shot. Tho Jury wa« completed Tues- Afternoon, J. H. scene

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  1. Corsicana Daily Sun,
  2. 17 Mar 1938, Thu,
  3. Page 1

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