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 - ^ Unable to Agree Jury Discharged By District...
^ Unable to Agree Jury Discharged By District Judge After reporting it was unable to reach a verdict lato Friday afternoon, afternoon, the jury In the case of the State of Texas vs. A. R. Tickle was discharged by District Judge Wayne R, Howell and a mistrial was entered on the docket docket ; Tickle was tried this,week on a murder Indictment In -connection with the fatal shooting of Nolle Cook, at • the Intersection of the Cotton Belt and Burlington and Rook Island Lines railroad tracks In East Corsicana, April 24, this year. Tickle Is a former detective of the Corsicana police force. Cook was an cx-convlct, Large crowds attended the session session of the trial. The defendant was not In the courtroom when the jury was excused. excused. Arguments of the attorneys were concluded Thursday * afternoon about 1 o'clck and the. jury was excused at 4:45 o'clock Friday afternoon. afternoon. No intimation was made by • j^tato attorneys when the case mlcht be set for retrial. The prosecution was conducted by Cleo G. Miller, criminal district district attorney, and J. CJ. Jacobs, assistant. J. C. Roe, young attor* ney. trying his first major crlm-j Inal case since his admission to; the bar thU year, represented the defendant, , . ; t

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  1. Corsicana Daily Sun,
  2. 18 Dec 1937, Sat,
  3. Page 1

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