No. 5646.

249 F.2d 735 (1957)

James Clifton HAWKINS, Appellant, v. UNITED STATES of America, Appellee.

United States Court of Appeals Tenth Circuit.

November 9, 1957.

Attorney(s) appearing for the Case

Cleon A. Summers, Muskogee, Okl., for appellant.

Russell H. Smith, First Asst. U. S. Atty., Tulsa, Okl. (B. Hayden Crawford, U. S. Atty., Tulsa, Okl., was with him on the brief), for appellee.

Before BRATTON, Chief Judge, and HUXMAN and BREITENSTEIN, Circuit Judges.

BRATTON, Chief Judge.

The indictment in this case charged that appellant transported a girl in interstate commerce from Mena, Arkansas, to Tulsa, Oklahoma, for immoral purposes. The jury found appellant guilty; the court sentenced him to imprisonment; and he appealed.

Error is predicated upon the action of the court in permitting the wife of appellant to testify as a witness for the government. With certain exceptions which have no bearing here, it was the...

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