1949 Witness (Bertha Kelly) Ill 26 Feb Syracuse Post NY Pg2

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1949 Witness (Bertha Kelly) Ill 26 Feb Syracuse Post NY Pg2 - unhappy' J. n . , last Witness Stricken % Day...
unhappy' J. n . , last Witness Stricken % Day After Court Death Almost 24 hours after a defend-ang questioned by the plaintiffs ant died in the witness chair in su-j counsel when she began preme court, Justice Frank P. Mai- heavily. pass ordered an immediate recess-l Justice Malpass ordered recess of of his court when another defend-{the court at 3 p. in. -when her ant in another trial suffered a rni-jdition was noticed and asked nor "attack" in the same, chair. [attendants to assist Mrs. Kelly About 2.20 p. rn. Thursday, Rob-j the stand. "Windows of the ert J. Thomas of Watertown, exam-'room were opened, and the iner in the state department of jwas given water. audit and control, was stricken andj The recess was called by the died almost immediately in the wit-1Justice about 3 p.m., a half ness chair next to Justice Malpass' bench. A defendant in an action involving a note, Thomas was being being questioned by the plaintiffs counsel. \. A little more than 24 hours later, Mrs. Bertha Kelly of 40 Harrison st., co-defendant in a negligence action, action, was on the witness stand be- Library Board Urges More Aid Trustees of the Syracuse public! who | in library sent to state officials a resolution resolution urging adoption of emergency state library aid bills yesterday morning at a meeting in the library. The resolution was sent to Gov. Thomas E. Dewey, Sen. Arthur H. Wicks, chairman of the senate finance finance committee, and to Assemblyman Assemblyman Mallory Stephens, chairman, of the assembly ways and means committee. committee. Sponsored by the New York li- brpry trustees committee of the New York Library association, the proposed earlier than the usual afternoon break. During the recess settlement of $76CT to Mrs. Evelyn Letizia of 1040 S. Salina st. was announced, concluding concluding the action. Mrs. I*etizia had sought damages against Gerald Marion Realty, Inc., as owner of the 409 Harrison, st. rooming house and against Mrs. Kelly as operator of the rooming house. The plaintiff was injured June'1C. 1947. while living there, when - an outer staircase broke, Mrs. JLetizia alleged she suffered suffered permanent scars on her legs and a head injury. Mrs. Letizia was represented by a Dr. the he suf- Irving Devorsetz. with Patrick f^\ * ^V I f^ » I ^*m -^- ^^ -- _ * -- f-- ---_ I _ ^Wl _ ^ 4 · · f^f ^m ^f O'Neil of counsel. Queried by court officials, · Mrs. Kelly said she has been upset Feb. 14, the date her son. Roy J. Kelly, suffered fatal injuries he was struck by a car north of a new North Syracuse. On Wednesday, the mother was granted limited " In Us rogate Charles R. Milford, Jr., for the purpose of bringing a negligence negligence suit as a result of the death. by Sur-|

Clipped from The Post-Standard26 Feb 1949, SatPage 2

The Post-Standard (Syracuse, New York)26 Feb 1949, SatPage 2
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