Galveston Daily, 2/18/1912

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Galveston Daily, 2/18/1912
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.Man-' , · . , Dr.;. rep-' to Sen place. to my here as a t officer has and to of owing an WUk Mwier | Hn.ku«-- tym Gi«» Wfe S»temce .!·' Former Trill. ' ' " ' Jt.GatMville', -.Tei., Feb': 17.-^4rs.' Minnie : ·' .Lee;:-StreIght,-.oharge_d. : with .the'-muraeri .of her Hlisbirid, ifte'r,having, beeri.pre-"' vipuBly :tried'and,,given,a .life sentence,' was thlB, morning given her freedom by a jury in the district, court The verdict- St»f c . e "}^ t 'i 1 f c *J? e -* 1 , 111 the first ballot.- after » trial.lasting nine days. .-- · ·: -. f Before tte.verdlct was read this morning toe JudgB.warned'tlie'spectators who erowaeu -he courtroom agalnat any dem- .hav.^lvSkd^'^m-an'' 6 " - SMm5 to - ··Tbe.casew.ent. to, the jury yesterday. VbZ 5' ?' rel / 1 lJ. a j pl ^ a was ' self-defenser- She.aeplared that, she shot her husband because he attacked, her..' The shooting- Qtcurred at the-Streight home in Mc- ijregor. . ,. . ., - BycvtM Occntrcd 6k' Siitiirilay. Waco, Tex-j ITeb. 17.--Mrs. Miiinie Let- Streight, who -^aa % charged .with the -murder of. her-,husband, Editor--B. B. · Streight, at McGregor, by. shooting- him, June.18, on -a. Satur-.-" K Jn 1910. cleared today (Saturday), and the killing was -on Saturday. Tiie ;«?« trial wao ' held here In November, 1910, ..when -she was given a life tfirm , after a trial- lasting several weeks and f ml- of sensational, testimony. ThB-state'-tried to prove that Streight was killed while asleep in bed and defenseless by his wife.' Judge Richard Munroe, on habeas corpus, refused de: .fendaut bond, but' Presiding Justice L. Davidson of the court of criminal appeals , came here, heard testimony and granted bond In the sum of $10,000 " The court of criminal appeals granted a new trial.after the first conviction, and -the cose was transferred to Coryell County and taken up eight days ago. -

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  1. The Galveston Daily News,
  2. 18 Feb 1912, Sun,
  3. Page 2

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