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illustrated.1914 Excerpt: ... There was no error here. There was no
prejudicial error, and the judgment is Affirmed. Weaver, C. J., and
Ladd and Evans, JJ., concur. Martha Ellen Mcpherson, (nee Casson),
Appellee, v. A. H. Day, Chief of Police, Et Al., Appellants.
Industrial schools: Inoorrigibles: Commitment And Detention. Under
the statute authorizing the comitment of an incorrigible girl to
the industrial school until she attains the age of twenty-one
years, one may be detained in the school for the statutory period,
although she attained her majority at eighteen and was then
married. Appeal from Polk District Court.--Hon. W. H. Mchenry,
Judge. Saturday, November 22, 1913. This is a habeas corpus
proceeding. It was brought by the plaintiff against officers
including the members of the Board of Control to test the legality
of her detention at the Industrial School for Girls at
Mitchellville. The writ was sued out on March 21, 1912. After
hearing upon the merits the writ was sustained and an order entered
directing the release of the plaintiff. The defendants appeal.
Reversed. George Cosson, Attorney General, and C. A. Bobbins,
Assistant Attorney General, for appellants. Halloran & Starkey,
for appellee. No argument for appellee. Evans, J.--On March 4,
1910, upon the petition of her mother, the plaintiff, then Martha
Ellen Casson, was duly committed as an incorrigible to the
Industrial School at Mitchellville. On December 13, 1911, she
escaped therefrom and was not apprehended until March 21,1912, on
which date she made known to the officers her presence at Des
Moines. On March 14, 1912, she had attained her majority, to wit,
eighteen years of age. On the same day she was married to Guerney
McPherson. The ground upon which the trial court directed her
release does not appear from the re...
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