Source: Indianapolis News 16 Dec 1909 Thursday p 4
Acting favorably on recommendations made by the state board of pardons which has just closed its December meeting Governor Marshall has paroled 10 inmates of the state prison and the state reformatory, two of them being murderers both from Bartholomew county. On the board’s recommendations paroles were refused 15 inmates. The paroles were …. Guss Hall, sentenced from Fountain County in 1907 for assault and battery with intent to rob … Carl Penick sentenced from Fountain County six months ago for assault and battery with intent to rob and John Newlin sentenced from Fountain County in 1908 for grand larceny.