Reports of Cases Determined by the Supreme Court of the State of Missouri Volume 216

Reports of Cases Determined by the Supreme Court of the State of Missouri Volume 216

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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. 1909 edition. Excerpt: ...where he stayed until the saloon closed at one o'clock; that he then left the saloon and went east on Chestnut to 14th street where he left Bailey, went across to Chestnut where he stayed the remainder of the night with Ida Smith with whom he had been living for several years. _ The defendant testified in his own behalf that on the night of December 20th he went to bed at the rooms of Ida Smith, about nine o'clock; that about eleven o'clock he got up and went to a lunch stand where he remained about ten or fifteen minutes and then went back to bed, where he remained the balance of the night. On cross-examination he stated that he had known officer Shenck about eight or nine years. Ida Smith corroborated the defendant as to his being at her house with her on the night in question. Gilbert Bailey testified as witness for defendant that the defendant was not with him on the night of State v. Moss, the burglary; that he had not seen the defendant after four o'clock of the day before, and that he did not know the name of the man that was with him at the time he was chased and shot by the officers on the night in question. On cross-examination he stated that he did not help burglarize Mr. Haas's store. The court instructed the jury as to what constituted burglary in the second degree and as to grand larceny; and instructed the jury that they could find the defendant guilty of both offenses, or acquit him of one and find him guilty of the other, or acquit him of both. The court also instructed the jury on presumption arising from the recent possession of stolen property, also on alibi, presumption of innocence, and reasonable doubt, and the credibility of witnesses. No exceptions whatever were taken or saved...
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  • Paperback | 284 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 15mm | 513g
  • United States
  • English
  • Illustrations, black and white
  • 123677938X
  • 9781236779380