12 Jan 1923 Page 2 San Antonio Express News

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12 Jan 1923 Page 2 San Antonio Express News - SAN ANTONIO EVENING WITNESSES TESTIFY TO DEATH...
SAN ANTONIO EVENING WITNESSES TESTIFY TO DEATH THREATS Continued X*rorn "Ptige One. her If she had returned/* This Tras In August. "U-ANIERI'G BOY TOMGUX" ItKCOKD WAS FAVORITE, Mrs. Pitt said that Mrs. McD^nlel lored to hear "Where Is My TVandtr- 'ln£ £oj' Tonight;'* played on the pjjou'o- praph and that ·when she played H *Iie would sit by the iu.strujucnt and r-ry. Mclauiel, testifying on his own behalf Thursday, BflM that on the day of her death his wife pot a clerk In a Houston Street shop to play this record record for her. and that she cried and hi* took her home. Mrs. rut said that ilcDanfel poc mad and hroko im the - record for this piec so his wife 'could · v not ploy It any more. ;... W. WnnJdrJd^e, stepfather of ibe r - victim, said that about the first of f - September, at the home of himself and '-" wjfo la Beerillc, McPanicl throaloned IT'^ to kill Lottie. "I telephoned to San Antonio and ·· l told her her mother wji.s sick, ami for *'-"· her to come nt once," WooldrhlKc .said. *'~_ "Her mother was in -Victoria. Mc\_ Mc\_ · D.-iulel told me what to K.IV, He told _. me that if she didn't w i t h d r a w a d f -,- -,- vtree petltloq she had filed he would .·;-·. shoot her. "^ "He £.ive rae n ,"S-c(ilibcr pistol for . r.iilroriu f.'iro back to San Antmiio for ; - . himself. I Tent him ?3.r*iO for it. Lot- ··· lie sent back £0 by nuill, but he never '"- sent anything. They went brick to '. S:m Antonio topretber." : .:.-.; Mrs, Wooldridire, mother of tho slain ,-,.woman, corroborated her husband's tes- ·^ tiinony. ·** Miss Mnud Mclvor. neighbor of the by the State, rift or hnvinc- previously t r r t i f l c d r.n fall df tlu* defense . M'lTXKSS TKLLS OK MfDAN'IKr. SLAPPING MOTHER "On Halloween nlsbt." t.tic stated, 4 I I ·;'· hr.inl a commotion j n tho McDjinir] , _ home. I eoulO see In the window t h a t . Mrs. Mary McDnnld, t h e d e f e n d a n t ' s mother; Mrs. Chnrlolto MrDanieJ · Mc- .*--ranipl. t h e dofemlmtt, and Mrs, Mary _ ·M'-Iianle'/s three children, were in a ;:; lighted room. I heard Mrs. Mary Mo- ...JX'uiiei MV to her son: "Yo«Ye "rnadr . I."ttie nfr.itd 'f you. hut I'm not. n n d if yon don't lt»ave her alone I'll knock your bloek off.*' The defendant t h e m , nceordlnTM to tho witness, sl:mpe] Ills mother. Two other ;;. Incidents described bv Miss Mclvor i were barred br the court as inadmissible. inadmissible. The fir.«t vrJtness Friday morning was Mrs. Charles liutlert^c, who said that she had never seen McDanid strike Tvife. She .was the last -wltneKB for the defense in orj~hi.il tosfijnony, and after she left the .stand the defense rested. MrDANlEI* TELLK STOR1* OF LIFE OX STAND rollovrin^ the testimony of his mother Thursday McLiaujel took tbc 1 stajul and tid the dory of his JiCe, bosinnlii^. With his birtli iu Wilson County and brrnffing: it down to d-ite. lie toirt of bavins twice enlisted in the army during tho var and of having becu discharged tbo second tiiucj y b o the date of the signing of the annis- ti.ce. Ht told of having several jobs, on his parents' ^arm, a n d in Sau An. Q'lie longest time ho" had worked at one job, according to his testimony, was two months. He only worked five days at that Job, be said, us ho #ot splinter of steel iu his ··eye and had to quit. He declared that his wife bad killed-, hc-rself, end that ho had tried to urc- vent the net. He acknowledged thr.t he had heard she was petitioning for a divorce, hut didn't know much aliout it. lie said that his wife had oncratctl a rooming house on l.ast Commerce Strcei'. but had sold out her inrcrcst for $:£0 cash and a $200 noin nfrer they wore married, two hours a f t e r her ti-rn from a hospital following an opcr- pair sold the note for ?350 and divided the money, he said, but ha didn't remember how much each got. The State rested in rebuttal with celling of Otto Hiebe, o* the KJebe Un- r.lkiug Company, who testified con- eetnjng wouinjs upon the arras and body of tho victim. Just hrf«re the court recessed at noon Thursday. Mrs. ^Ulano. star witness for tho State, was recalled in r e b u t t a l a n d dci'son translated her t M t i m o n y abscTiee *'f the orii«al jut(?rprefer. MER ROUGE MAYOR SAYS HE WAS IN Continued From 'n£e One. Tlie took the stand. dealt w i t h iK- so-trailed "j'tMfu tomVr- rate'' liejd by Kl.'insmen find oilier cit- izfitis of Morehouse P.irfsh, "Why were they held':" ''To brinjr about ponce.*' "How raiiny were held:'' "Five or six/' * the wiu

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  2. 12 Jan 1923, Fri,
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