BATES PARDONED. Was Twice Convicted of Murder in Sc:nd Define Changs to Statehood State-hood Involved in Case. (Stindav s Dllly) George M Bales Is free ot last. In 1M3 Bites was Indicted for killing John Nordqulst In Tooele countv, and the following joir, after Statehood, he was tiled for inuider In the Hist degree bj ft Jury of eight men, and convicted of murder In the second decree Later, In n similar case. It was held thit where a defendant was chaiged with a crime before Statehood an 1 tried after, he wan entitled to the rain number num-ber of Jurnra as If tiled befoic the law went Into effect pioMdlnr for only eight Juiors In all except capital cases, and Hates wis released He was 1m-mo 1m-mo llately reirrestcd. however, nnd wis tried by tuche men. nnd again convicted He than appealed to the Biipnnin lourt. and the matlc- Is now pending befoie tint tribunal Yesterday Yester-day the Bnnid of Pinions trok tho milter up, and doclded tint Bute had been Mlfllclontlv punished as the sec ond sentence onlv cilleil for one year In the State prison, and he hid served revenlren months on the tlrst sentence The Judge who tried the esse and ulho-s recommended his pardon.