19-2304. General and special verdicts. The jury may render a general verdict, or, when they are in doubt as to the legal effect of the facts proved, they may, except upon an indictment for libel, find a special verdict.
[(19-2304) Cr. Prac. 1864, sec. 404, p. 261; R.S., R.C., & C.L., sec. 7918; C.S., sec. 8989; I.C.A., sec. 19-2204.]