A previous trial and conviction of the same offense as that now charged; pleadable in bar of the prosecution. State v. Ellsworth, 131 N. C. 773, 42 S. E. 099, 92 Am. St. Rep. 790; Williams v. State, 13 Tex. App. 285, 40 Am. Rep. 237
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