ACQUITTALS AT HEMPSTEAD
Hempstead, Waller Co., Tex., Aug. 15. — The case of the state vs. Joe Woods, charged with killing Charles Quinn twelve miles from here at the last state election, was on trial two days and the defendant was acquitted.
The case against T. G. Wallingford in the same case was dismissed on motion of the district attorney.
The case against Reuben Boulware in the same case was on motion of the court ordered transferred to Austin county for final trial.
The case of the state vs. City Marshal Goss, charged with killing Hugh Quinn several months ago, was tried this evening and the jury brought in a verdict of not guilty. The defendant proved a clear case of self-defense. Hugh Quinn was an uncle of Charles Quinn.
"Acquittals at Hempstead", The Galveston Daily News, Thursday, August 16, 1894, p. 3, col. 6.