Domain is Found Guilty

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of pastorate nf graduate i n g his the the the Dr. GUILTY OF JURY URGES THAT SHOWN LENIENCY .Joe Ijomain, age 54. Kant Helena smelter employe, w u s convicted rape yesterday a f t e r n o o n I r i c t court Jury that required t h a n an hour to reach a verdict. The j u r y left punishment to fixed by the court but recommended that leniency be shown, In a postscript added to the verdict. Domain will appear before Judge A. J. Horsky, probably Wedneuday morning, for sentence. The verdict wax signed by Joseph Miller as foreman. Testimony Brief Testimony in the case was concluded yester lay before the noon adjournment. The state offered only one new witness before it rested tn its e f f o r t to Domain of a statutory offense against 14-year-old Bast Helena girl. crime was committed J u l y 1930, the complaint alleged. After recalling the girl, against whom the offense was alleged, for croBS-examination, t h e defense opened its case. Domain was tho only witness called nncl his testimony-was taken with the aid of interpretator. He denied the material charges of the Information and contradicted m a n y of the statements he had made in a sworn man W rest. . Smith shortly a f t e r Denies Charge high statement to C o u n t y and j oomain admitted taking the o s°l°i»t. 1 t o t n e a t o n e q u a r r n e ar East H e l - ena for the purpose charged but nied that, he had completed the He was subjected to severe cross-! examination and admitted a n u ber of damaging facts u n d e r pressure. j Instructions were read to t h e j u r y at 2 o'clock and arguments! were completed in an hour. The; case went to the j u r y a few utes before 3 o'clock and a verdict was reached about 45 minutes The charge on which Domain was convicted carries a p e n a l t two to SO years in the state p e Barnett. sev- havo a n a tentiiiry at. h a r d labor.

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  1. The Independent-Record,
  2. 07 Apr 1931, Tue,
  3. Page 5

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