Attorney(s) appearing for the Case
James A. Branch, of Atlanta, Ga., H. A. Hall, of Newnan, Ga., and E. Clem Powers and Frank A. Hooper, both of Atlanta, Ga. (Jones, Evins, Powers & Jones, Hooper & Hooper, and Wm. Schley Howard, all of Atlanta, Ga., on the brief), for appellants.
Clint W. Hager, U. S. Atty., of Atlanta, Ga. (Edw. S. Chastain, Asst. U. S. Atty., and Hugh Howell, Sp. Asst. U. S. Atty., both of Atlanta, Ga., on the brief), for the United States.
Before WALKER and BRYAN, Circuit Judges, and DAWKINS, District Judge.
Circuit Court of Appeals, Fifth Circuit.
BRYAN, Circuit Judge.
This was a prosecution upon an indictment against the defendants Manley, Sasser, Baker, Adams, and Russell, which charged those defendants with using the mails for the purpose of executing a scheme for obtaining money from a large number of banks by means of false and fraudulent pretenses, representations, and promises, in violation of section 215 of the Criminal Code (18 USCA § 338). The indictment was in 20 counts. The scheme was set out...
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