Reports of Cases Determined in the Supreme Court of the State of Missouri Volume 168

Reports of Cases Determined in the Supreme Court of the State of Missouri Volume 168

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1902 edition. Excerpt: ...immaterial where the court ex cluded the evidence that he offered on the objection of the State. State v. Hopper, 71 M0. 425; State v. Howard, 102 Mo. 142; State v. Sanders, 7 6 Mo. 35. GANTT, J.--At the May term, 1901, of the circuit court of Texas county, the prosecuting attorney of said county filed an information, verified by his affidavit, wherein he charged defendant Walter Anderson, and Edward Anderson, with a felonious assault with malice aforethought upon John Martin, on March 26, 1901, in Texas county. The said defendants were duly arraigned and pleaded not guilty. At the same term they were put upon their trial and defendant Walter Anderson was found guilty of an assault with intent to kill with malice aforethought, and his punishment assessed at two years imprisonment in the State penitentiary. There was a mistrial as to Edward Anderson, and the case continued as to him. The defendant Walter Anderson The witness there stated' filed his motion for new trial, which was heard and overruled, and from the sentence imposed in pursuance of the verdict against him, he appeals to this court, The evidence tended to prove that on March 26, 1901, John Martin and Walter and Edward Anderson were all in the town of Summerville in Texas county. They patronized the saloons liberally on that day, and in the afternoon defendant Walter Anderson became belligerent, and engaged in at least two fist-fights with John Martin, in which nothing serious resulted to either. They were separated and late in the afternoon defendant Walter endeavored to borrow a revolver 'in the town, but failed, and then started to his house saying he was going to get a gun. After dark that same evening both Walter and Ed Anderson appeared again in the town and...show more

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  • Paperback | 270 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 14mm | 485g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236806611
  • 9781236806611