D.F. Munn?

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D.F. Munn? - Case of Men Charged With Holding Him Up Was...
Case of Men Charged With Holding Him Up Was Called, But Sheriff Reports the Witness '"ot Found." The case of Aleck Wilson, Jim Wilklns and Bam Cartkdge, charged with rob bery, was called in the City Court yes- yes- terday but was continued until the next term ot court because of the absence ot D. F. Munn, principal witness for the State. Last winter Munn. who claimed to be a merchant at Louisville, Barbour county went to police headquarters and stattd that he had been induced to go into a iocm on Commerce Street where he was held up by Sam Cartledge, Jim Wilkins, Aleck Wilson and Claude Thornton, and robbed of IS5 in cash. The mtn were arrested and at a trial before the Recorder were bound ovur to the grand Jury without ball. A writ of habeas corpus was sued out before Judge Gaston and the four men were released on 11,500 bond. Thornton died before the case was can ed at the July term of the City Court. At this trial Jim Wiikins, one of the defendants, was ill and the case was continued until yesterday. Munn was present at nil the trials except tne one yesterday. When his name was called it was announctd that the Sheriff of Dale and the Sheriff of Barbour county had returned Munn as "not found." The attorney attorney for the defence said he wanted a trial. He said he would aJmit at this trial everything that Munn had testified at a previous hearing for a trial, ine case .thougn, was cominueu uuui mo term on account of the absence 01 Munn. The case of Arthur Chambers and George Clifton, charged with arson, was also continued until tne next term 01 court because of the absence of wit-nespes. wit-nespes. wit-nespes. The following cases are set for trial to- to- d;iy in the City Court; Frank Williams, muraer; ueorge cuson, murder.

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  1. The Montgomery Advertiser,
  2. 05 Dec 1901, Thu,
  3. Page 9

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