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Bound Over To The Circuit Court

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Basil Hutcihnson, the yonng man arrpsted ou the charge of bveakicg into J. H. Miller's Sous' grocery store in Ypsilanti, a week ago Svinday uight, had his examiuation in Justice Childs' o urt on Friday. Prosecntiug Attorcey Kirk condooted the case for the Ptsople and J. Willard Babbitfc louked after the interest of the acoused. Spencer C. Drake, who was in the stnre on the night iu question as watohmaD, was positive iu bis identificaron lof Hutchinson as tbe guilty person. Mr. Drake described the clothes worn by the would-be thief as a "greenisb snuff-colored suit," and stated that the gaslight shone on the fellow's face so strougly as to allow hina to sr o quite plainiy that it was Hatchiuson, although hs did not then know his name, tbey beiug ooiy 10 or 12 feet apart at the time he ordered him to stop and his revolver would uot work. Judge Babbitt made a vigorons crossexumiuatiou but i it only surved to strengtheu Drake's ideutification of Hutchinson. No witues-ses were pntou for tbe defeuse and Eutcbinson was bouud over for trial at the Macrh term Of the circuit court. It was Mr. Drake's de cription of the man he saw in the store as told to J. H. Miller, that led to the arrest of Hutohinson, wbo has already served a term in the reform school.


Ann Arbor Argus
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