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John Bruce

United States District Court


           UNITED STATES OF AMERICA,        |
                                            |  No.  __4987__ 
                    vs.                     |  
        _________John Bruce__________       |

BE IT REMEMBERED, that heretofore to-wit on the 15th day of May A. D. 1925, the same being a day of the Special May A. D., 1925 Term of the United States District Court for the Western District of Oklahoma, the following proceedings were had in the above entitled cause, by said United States District Court, the HON. JOHN H. COTTERAL, presiding as appears of record in my office, to-wit:

           UNITED STATES OF AMERICA,        |
                                            |  No.  __4987__ 
                    vs.                     |  
        _________John Bruce__________       |

The Prisoner, John Bruce, having been indicted and arraigned and having entered a plea of guilty of the crime of Possession of Intoxicating Liquor in Indian Country and Violation of National Prohibition Act, and the cause coming before the Court in open session this 15th day of May, A. D. 1925, upon motion of Leslie E. Salter, Assistant, U. S. District Attorney, for sentence upon said John Bruce, upon the plea of guilty heretofore entered in said cause, Defendant being present in Court in person, and the said John Bruce being asked by the Court to show cause, if any he hath, why the sentence of the law should not be pronounced, and the said John Bruce failing to show any legal cause why the sentence of the law should not be pronounced;
IT IS THEREFORE CONSIDERED, ORDERED AND ADJUDGED, as the sentence of the law, by the Court pronounced, that the said defendant, John Bruce for the crime by him committed as charged in the indictment, be imprisoned in the Logan County Jail at Guthrie, Oklahoma, and confined for the term of Sixty (60) days from this date, and pay a fine unto the United States in the sum of One Hundred Twenty Five ($125.) Dollars, and further stand committed until said fine is paid, or, until released by due process of law.
And it is further ordered that the Marshal of said District transport the said John Bruce to said Logan County Jail and deliver him to the keeper of the said Logan County Jail, and that said keeper detain the said John Bruce according to the foregoing sentence, and that the Clerk of said Court immediately certify under the Seal of said Court, and deliver to the Marshal of said District, two copies of this Sentence, Judgement and Order, one to accompany the body of the said John Bruce and be left therewith at the said Logan County Jail, and the other copy to be warrant and authority for the transportation and imprisonment of the said John Bruce as hereinbefore provided, and upon which said Marshal shall make due return.

Western District of Oklahoma.        |

I, Harry L. Finley, Clerk of the United States District Court for the Western District of Oklahoma, do hereby certify that the within and foregoing contains a full, true, and complete copy of the Sentence, Judgement, and Order, entered in the case of the UNITED STATES OF AMERICA, vs. John Bruce, No.   4987, under date of May 15, 1925, as the same appears of Record in my office.
IN TESTIMONY WHEREOF, I thereunto subscribe my name and affix
the seal of said United States District Court, at my office in Guthrie,
in said District, this 15th day of May A. D. 1925
  Harry I. Finley, Clerk
                                  Seal                                                 U. S. District Court,
Western District of Oklahoma.
 By:/S/ Nona Farquharson, Deputy Clerk

Marshal's Return

I certify that I served the within Writ by delivering the within named John Bruce together with a copy of this Writ into the custody and hands of the Logan County Jailer, at Guthrie, in the State of Oklahoma, on the 15th day of May, 1925 as within I am commanded,

Alva McDonald
U. S. Marshal, Western District of Oklahoma
By:  /S/ Ed Robertson, Deputy.

Submitted by: Pat Heyvaert

Transcribed by: Tammie Chada

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