Albertson Shooting

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' ARGUMENTS HEARD IN TRIAL OF MRS. ALBERTSQN tflperlal e the Rws - Bntlnl ) WAH8AH', Ind., Jan. H.Argu - menta In the raeo - of the alate against Mary Alice Albertaon. charged with shooting her husband with Intent to murder, were atarted at v oolook this morning. The taking of evidence waa concluded at 0 o'clock Fri day afternoon when the elate called aeveral witnesses, among them Fred Albertson. In rebuttal Considerable Interest centered In the testimony of the detendaht Kriday arternoon. tne told of beatings and crueltrea Inflicted upon her by her husband and denied ahootlng hint, stating that he brought the revolver when he came their homo on Thanksgiving evening, but that no shot was flrod In the huuee Mr. Albertsoh wept when undergoing orosa examination. The night robe and hosiery worn by her when she went to the home of her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Joel Garvin, following tho ahootlng, were exhibited to the Jurors. The gown showed blood etalne. The witnesses called In rebMtal Included Virgil Btrayer, Claypool merchant: II. fchoemaker, Claypool druggist, and others. All testified that the general reputation of Mrs. Albertson for truth and veraoity. and aa to moral character, waa bad. Fred Albertson waa recalled by the atate and em - Khatloally denied ehargca made by la wife, and her frlenda. Fern lien - nett and Uladya Nellam. The latter had testified earlier In the day that she had met Albertson In Waraaw, on different occasions, and that he had aald that ha would get rid of hla wife and that ahe oould live wth him In Fort Wayne. Itefutlng this testimony Albertson stated that he had not spoken to the Nellans woman and had never been In her oompany. In anawar to the question aa to whether he had a revolver when he went to hla home Thanksgiving evening, he saldi "Positively not) I never oarry a revolver, never have In ray life." And added aa If hn after thought In an undertone, "And that's the Ood Almlght truth." The ease waa atarted on Wedneaday. It la believed that a verdict may be returned by Saturday evening shovel

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  1. The Fort Wayne Sentinel,
  2. 14 Jan 1922, Sat,
  3. Page 2

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