No. 15941.

266 F.2d 530 (1959)

Ray L. JOHNSON, Appellant, v. B. J. RHAY, Superintendent of Washington State Penitentiary at Walla Walla, Washington, Appellee.

United States Court of Appeals Ninth Circuit.

April 29, 1959.

Attorney(s) appearing for the Case

Ray L. Johnson, Walla Walla, Wash., in pro. per.

John J. O'Connell, Atty. Gen., Michael R. Alfieri, Asst. Atty. Gen., for appellee.

Before STEPHENS, HAMLEY, and JERTBERG, Circuit Judges.

HAMLEY, Circuit Judge.

Ray L. Johnson, an inmate of Washington State Penitentiary, appeals from an order of the district court denying his application for a writ of habeas corpus. The application was denied without issuance of an order to show cause, on the ground that it appeared from the application that Johnson was not entitled to the writ.1

Several reasons why the writ should issue were asserted in the application and are renewed...


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