19-1502. Presence of defendant. If the indictment is for a felony the defendant must be personally present; but if for a misdemeanor, he may appear upon the arraignment by counsel.
[(19-1502) Cr. Prac. 1864, sec. 255, p. 244; R.S., R.C., & C.L., sec. 7711; C.S., sec. 8848; I.C.A., sec. 19-1402.]