Ray Click Nov 27 1930

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ELEVEN JURYMEN IN CLICK CASE AT NOON YESTERDAY VVlvn court, recessed at noon yes- terduy (Wednesday) eleven jurymen had been Kc-eennj in Uie Ray Click case, which was (tailed for trial Mon' day morning, ami in all probability the remaining man will be secured this afternoon, however at the time this paper goes to press Wednesday the one was still lacking, Much time was consumed Monday in argument by the defense, counsel. The State announced ready for trial, the defense asked for a continu- anee on th" plea that some of tho witnesses v;e,re. sick or could not. bo secured at this time.. This plea was in overruled by Judge McLean and the work of selecting a jury was- (started. Two men J. E. Crownover and R. J. Mt-dhu-k aualiiied Monday afternoon, in then Tuesday's efforts saw four oth- anrl'ers added, being 10. F. KoUiiiKini), C. IE. Offer, H. T. Schorlemmer and seenjMilam Stewart. Wednesday morning resulted in securing five move. They [are II. C. Roth, Emil Blrk, Ous Schmi.lt, M. L. Hoy ami .1. A. Scott, e | Two special venires have been ex- hauste.l, one of a hundred and ten hunt-'men nn/l the other of fifty. Court re- ceased at noon Wednesday until three o'clock and the Sheriff ordered to He- more veniremen. Both the State and delen.se have exhausted almost i all their challenges, and it is very probable the needed juryman will be j added to the list this (Wednesday) ex-| afternoon. The case is creating much interest the! and larpe crowds have been in the j court room since the trial started The defendant is represented by A. in!G. Mueller of this place and Alfred P. C. Petsch of Fredericksburg, while the the State is represented by District , Attorney F. H. Hammond, County Atas inltorney Lawrence Bruhl an. J. H. Baker ot San Saba. The Sate will are; «sk for the death penalty m this case and the defense will hkely plead the al-, unwritten law i So soon as the jury has been com- j pleted the examination of witnesses ! will begin, and court will contir,!;,: it? work through Thanksgiving day Almost a hundred witnesses h-ve has been summoned and the case will bo Sun- almost sure to last^through the re- .mainder of the weeK. """" Eng- will The defendant, Ray Click is beii'.R tried for .killing Charlie Walker in indicted by

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  1. The Llano News,
  2. 27 Nov 1930, Thu,
  3. Page 1

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