No. 11357.

222 F.2d 1 (1955)

The UNITED STATES of America v. John Joseph PROCHASKA, Jr.

United States Court of Appeals Seventh Circuit.

Rehearing Denied June 10, 1955.

Attorney(s) appearing for the Case

George F. Callaghan, Chicago, Ill., for appellant.

Robert Tieken, U. S. Atty., Richard B. Ogilvie, John Peter Lulinski, Asst. U. S. Attys., Chicago, Ill., for appellee.

Before MAJOR, LINDLEY and SWAIM, Circuit Judges.

LINDLEY, Circuit Judge.

Defendant was indicted on the charge that he, with intent to extort from Maurice B. Frank a sum of money, deposited with and caused to be delivered by the Post Office Department, a letter addressed to Frank, containing a threat to injure the person of the addressee, in violation of 18 U.S.C.A. § 876. The document, set forth verbatim in the indictment, is as follows: "Okay, Maurie, this is it, get it and get it straight because you have...


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