Rodaway trial - May 1933

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Rodaway trial - May 1933 - District Court in Session This Week Judge...
District Court in Session This Week Judge Peters Returns Monday and Begins Jury Cases Tuesday Judge Earl Peters, excused from his duties In the "war zone," returned Monday and again took up the matters of the April term of court in Mills county, The petit Jury was summoned Monday and the first Jury case to be tried was that of the state vs. Jas, Rodaway, charged with Incest. The case was begun and the following jury empaneled Tuesday morning: W. Rhoades, Mrs. Cora Laird, Harry) Markel, Gertrude Osborne, Mrs. Lura Newton, Martin Bea, W. H. Strickland, Mrs. Qoldle strong, Hazel Messlnger, Myrtle Harman, Mrs. B. F. Dlttus, and R. H. Mlntle. It was one of the worst cases D! human depravity ever brought before a court in this county and the sordid details as drawn from the lips .of the chief witness, a mere child, could excite nothing but deep pity for the unfortunate victim and unqualified condemnation tor the accused. The case went to the jury Wednesday morning at 9:30. The jury were out until 1:30 when they returned a verdict of guilty a? charged, He wilt be sentenced when Judge peters relur»s. The next page was that ot the fitftte vs. Alleu Jonas, charged wita breaking and entering, The

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  1. The Malvern Leader,
  2. 11 May 1933, Thu,
  3. Page 1

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