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F Manning - In 8, in Jury Disagrees on .Whisky Possession...
In 8, in Jury Disagrees on .Whisky Possession When T. H. Williams of Wood River dared tho Wood River police to raid his home for liquor, they took up Ills proposition and raided the hoiife. finding a pint bottle of liquor. Williams had previously told them that they would find the bottle there, but maintained that it was for medicinal medicinal purposes. A charge-ot possession of whiskey was tried out before Justice H. P. Ladd of East Alton yesterday on n change of venue from Police Magistrate Magistrate Wilson ot Wood niver. City Attorney Attorney F. J. Manning of Wood lllver prosecuted nnd Attorney William Wilson Wilson of Alton defended Williams. A jury was called. Two of the jurymen upheld Williams' contention that the liquor was used properly for medicine and four were tor conviction. conviction. It will be necessary to retry the cage, Williams testified that h« went to for a to

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  1. Alton Evening Telegraph,
  2. 23 Sep 1926, Thu,
  3. Page 1

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