Mary Alice pg 7 20 Jun 1946 Florence Morning News
a c o m p l a i n of y are gets into a did It, such happy. Ho that bad mnrriod lo a CAke of craved love, wives. he was lo get her con- wife. Keep happiness, Slinneiie Case ' c o n t i n u e d , from poeti one ns Mr. Matthews x-eLurned. Miss Matthews was found in her home Sunday at about 7:(iO p. m. In a dazed condition, she had s'.ny- e.1 at home during the afternoon prepare for n camping trip on she was to have left, early Monday. After visiting at tho home of a -.eiprhbor late Sunday afternoon she stopped in a garden lo pick some vegetables on her way home. On arrival tlicro she found PaiTott In the Matthews home, and would nol enter, she told Sheriff Clark, because he "had threatened her". She sat in the yard, eating n cucumber she hnd picked. when n blow knocked her unconscious. She later told her fnmily and officials she had vaÂ»ue recollections ol striving to pull from n ditch, of forcing herself to the house. Investigating oiticers found blood slnins where she fell, a track of blood lr"ding to the ditch, a poo!. there, and stains on furniture at several plncea w i t h i n the,house, rliuo.g oygvafi RJJot.M-o t government in which the executive, legislative and judicial b r a ches were separated.