Washington Reports Volume 72

Washington Reports Volume 72

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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. 1913 edition. Excerpt: ...acknowledged and transferred, the same Opinion Per Erms, J. ' 72 wuh being a request for the payment of money of the tenor following: South Bend. Wash., Jan. 1, 1911, No. 16. Pacnuo STATE BANK Pay to E. McBride..............................or order, $15.00 Fifteen................................................ Dollars. writing to be forged and fraudulent, utter the same as true to one Thomas Connors, with the intent to defraud the said Thomas Connors, the said Charles Funk, the said Pacific State Bank and some other person or persons to the prosecuting attorney unknown." This information was filed February 28, 1911. The appellant plcaded not guilty. The cause was tried on January 16, 1912. On January 18, 1912, a motion in arrest of judgment was overruled and sentence imposed. No motion for a new trial was made. The testimony developed the following facts: That Connors and his partner, Baker, conducted a pool hall in South Bend; that, on the evening of January 14, 1911, the appellant and others were playing at cards in a room back of the pool hall; that late that night the appellant left the hall, was gone for about half an hour, and on his return presented to Connors for cashing a check for $15, purporting to be the check of, and purporting to be signed by, one Chas. Funk; that the appellant then told Connors that he had called Funk from bed and Funk had written the check for him; that Connors cashed the check, giving the appellant a ten-dollar and a five-dollar gold piece. Funk testified that he did not write or sign the check; and that it was neither written nor signed with his knowledge or consent; that, at the time, he had no account with the bank on which the check was drawn, nor had he such an account for at least a year...show more

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  • United States
  • English
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  • 1236968492
  • 9781236968494