State of Arkansas ................................. Plaintiff-- vs --
Louis Crowley ..................................... Defendant
This cause coming on to be heard, the parties appeared by their respective attorneys, the defendant waived formal arraignment and entered his plea of "Not Guilty", and thereupon came a jury composed of J.D. Baldridge and eleven others, who were duly selected sworn and empanelled to try the issue joined in this cause, who after hearing the evidence and instructions of the court, arguments of Counsel, retired to consider of their verdict; "We, the jury, find the defendant guilty of murder in the second degree and fix his punishment at imprisonment in the penitentiary for a period of eighteen years. SIGHED: J. D. Baldridge, Foreman." Upon the return of the verdict, the defendant being present demanded that the jury be polled, which was accordingly done, and each announced the fore-going as his verdict, and thereupon were by the court discharged and the defendant remanded to the custody of the Sheriff.
Same Style of Case,
This day the defendant files his motion in arrest of judgement which is by the court considered and overruled, and to which ruling of the court in overruling his motion in arrest of judgement the defendant at the time excepted and had his exceptions noted of record.
Same Style of Case
This day the defendant files his motion for a new trial in this case, which is by the court considered and overruled, to which ruling of the court in overruling his motion for a new trial the defendant at the time excepted and had his exceptions noted of record and prayed an appeal to the Supreme Court, which is by the court granted, and the defendant fifty days to file his bill of exceptions, which when prepared and signed shall become a part of the record in this cause. And thereupon upon motion of the defendant for bail pending his appeal to the Supreme Court, the court death grant the same and fix the penalty of his bail bond at $10,000, And the Sheriff is ordered and directed to release the defendant from custody upon his executing bond in said sum condition as required by law and to be approved by the Sheriff.
Same Style of Case
This day the defendant having been brought into open court and the verdict of the jury having been read and no reason having been assigned by defendant why the judgement and sentence of the court upon the verdict of the jury should not be passed upon him, it is by the court CONSIDERED, ORDERED and ADJUDGED that the defendant be remanded to the custody the Sheriff and by him delivered to the keeper of the State penitentiary and by him kept and confined at hard labor for a period of eighteen years from this date.
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