Galveston Daily News 28 Oct 1910

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Galveston Daily News 28 Oct 1910 - in ofsome and' m«m-' the the STHEIGHT MURDER...
in ofsome and' m«m-' the the STHEIGHT MURDER CASE. toil af Dofasdamt Oem»ll4 Su« E»dr* Social to Ths l»ai.s. Waco, Tex., Oct. 37 __ Glenn gtrdcht, aied 13, son of Mrs. M. U Strtiiht, the flr«t wltneM today far tho defonae, the enflrt forenoon being occupied with the testimony or the ion o( the defejid- ant, H* corroborated the testimony of his mother and lister, depo«In( also his lather's violent ipell» of anfar had been frequently directed agalnit th* witness. The boy deposed .that hli father had said In hta presence that hia motlur was In the habit of recelvlnc lettev from men. His father had threatened threatened him with violence and often applied applied epithet! to htm, Glenn Strelcht aald, but had occasionally supplied him with' pocket money. Mln Ruth Rayborn, who li a itudeut at the Texas Chrlitlan University at ·Worth, tettlfled that she bad been acquainted acquainted with tht Btreight family for five years, havlnr resided with them, -also did her mother, at McGregor. Had been present when Editor Strelght lelied hls-wlte and shook her, and him apply cureea to Mrs. Straight on number ot occasion! at their home. Mill Rarborn also testified that' ihe had present · when Editor Strelt struck hlj hla fist republicans will Hon. be T. member the In of Orange son, Glenn, with and treated his daughter, Miss Freddt, roughly. Mri. Rayborn, motrxf-r of Mtei Ruth Rayborn. llkewiia teatlfiftT that Jhe heard Editor Straight apply abuaivc guaget to hii .wife and his children. had iceu him strike his son, Olona. had never heard him threaten to kill wife. Mrs. Rayborn Beatified that she lovca Mrs. Streight as if she were her own child. Mrs. Whtttaker, who conducted a 'boarding house at Morgan eighteen years ago and became well · acquainted witji the StretgM family. testUfed that sheiiad heard Editor Streight uie severe language to his wife in trie proee'nce other boarders, and that she oelieved was very jeAloua of his wife. The county attorney was the last witness today. He told of the condition Mrs. Stretght when he reaches McGregor In an automobile with the sheriff, and haTl taken down her 'statement in writ- Ing the day after the killing. Other witnesses .will testify for the defense tomorrow. tomorrow. Trrnm 'of Gift to Bnylor,

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  1. The Galveston Daily News,
  2. 28 Oct 1910, Fri,
  3. Page 3

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