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 - LIQUOR CASE IS REVERSED be 10 coan' Ju'' rowell...
LIQUOR CASE IS REVERSED be 10 coan' Ju'' rowell has ubmltted to u Clerk Laraaon an opinion In the mat- Licking Circuit Court Finds Evi- dence in Utica Affair is In-sufficient ter of Otto Gooding versus the State of Oblo. Gooding Is the Utica man convicted In common pleas court on the first day of August, last, on the charge of selling liquor In Licking county contrary to the Rose county local option law. He had been convicted twice before and thia occasion was the third offense of which he was convicted, The circuit court reverses the com. mon pleas. Urledly, they find that under the rules of criminal evidence auin-elant evidence was not found to war rant the conviction of Gooding; that man must be found reasonable doubt; tha man bad charge of was clear that Intoxicating liquor, were found atored. The evidence ahowt that certain other peraona bealda the convicted man carried keys to the place and hla control waa not complete. For that reason they, the circuit court, aay the evidence waa Insufficient to warrant the conviction In common pleaa court, aa with equal propriety any person carrying a keg to the place could have been convicted. They reverae the common pleaa court and give permission for the state to take exceptions. The case waa brought originally In common pleas court by the prosecuting attorney. Gooding was defended rhere by S. L. James, and It waa by hlrn being carried to the circuit court. It la barely possible that the atata will carry It to tha supreme court. guilty beyond a , .t the convicted. place where It

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  1. The Times Recorder,
  2. 05 Oct 1911, Thu,
  3. Page 2

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