Walter Wadlington mentioned as former City Attorney for Biloxi

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Walter Wadlington mentioned as former City Attorney for Biloxi - enjoy John also and MRS Hinton. ar car Chinn...
enjoy John also and MRS Hinton. ar car Chinn Indicted for Concealing Public Record* GULFPORT, Miss., June 18--It was disclosed here yesterday that while in session last week the Harrison Harrison county grand jury returnee an indictment against R. Hart Chinn. former mayor of Biloxl ana at present a candidate for chancer.\ clerk, on a charge of taking nnd concealing public records. Chinn. who had already pleader! guilty to a charge of contempt ol chancery court for foiling to obey court process for return of thc shortly after their removal, announced announced through his attorney. Bidwell Bidwell Adam, that he would move quash indictment which he branded ns "political." Chinn is charged in the indictment indictment with "unlawfully, wilfully fraudulently and feloniously" re moving certain books and records from city hall. After return of the indictment District Attorney R. C. Cowan announced announced that a previous case charging charging the former Biloxi mayor with nssault with intent to kill in connection connection with nn alleged nttack on Commissioner John Swanzy with n glass paper weight, would be no" prosesed. This nction wns taken nfter Chinn's nttorncy insisted t h n t client be given a trinl or the charge agninst him oo dropped. The state claimed that, av.sence o Walter Wadlington. former Buox city attorney and material witness made it inndvisai^ to proceed with the ca'^e.

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  1. The Leader-Call,
  2. 18 Jun 1935, Tue,
  3. Page 6

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