No. 16937.

302 F.2d 286 (1962)

Edward Boyd SUTTON, Jr., Appellant, v. R. O. SETTLE, Warden, United States Medical Center, Springfield, Missouri, Appellee.

United States Court of Appeals Eighth Circuit.

April 17, 1962.

Attorney(s) appearing for the Case

Edward Boyd Sutton, Jr., pro se.

F. Russell Millin, U. S. Atty. and William A. Kitchen, Asst. U. S. Atty., Kansas City, Mo., for appellee.

Before VAN OOSTERHOUT and BLACKMUN, Circuit Judges, and HENLEY, District Judge.


This is an appeal by Edward Boyd Sutton, Jr., from final order dismissing his petition for writ of habeas corpus, mandamus and other relief without a hearing.

Petitioner was arrested on July 25, 1960, on a warrant on a charge of mailing obscene mail in the Northern District of Georgia, in violation of 18 U.S.C.A. § 1461. A maximum penalty of five years imprisonment is provided for such offense. The United States District Court for the Northern...

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