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. TELLS OF PIMPING FROM MND THURSDAY had opinion . TO. was at abroad, adjust- domestic well. objec- recovery step in Chair|se RFC New would RFC mined DEFENS£ ?* JC$SAS CITY TRIAT TO UM WOMAN LAWYER TO eROSS-EXAMINE KANSAS CITY, Nov. 7..—UP)— After identifying George McGee, the defendant, as one of her kid- n&pers Miss Mary McElroy told from the witness stand today how she had been forced last May 27 to write three ransom letters to her father, city manager Henry F. McElroy, in which $60,000 was „ demanded. I As Miss McElroy neared the end of the story o'f her captivity, during which time she was held in a cottage basement In Wyandotte county, Kansas, the defense announced that a young woman lawyer, Miss Little Knight, would conduct the cross-examination of the witness for the defense. It was recalled that at the kid- naping trial of Walter McGee, older brother of the defendant who was convicted and sentenced to hang, the defense had difficulty in cross examining the young woman. It's methods were criticized by the court. The decision to use a woman lawyer at this trial was said to have been prompted by experiences of the previous trial. Mjss McElroy identified an automatic pistol and a sawed-off shotgun as the weapons carried by Walter-McGee while she was being held prisoner. She was released by the kidnapers on payment of $30,000 ransom by her father. series the of 26, St. of two the the

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  1. Corsicana Daily Sun,
  2. 02 Nov 1933, Thu,
  3. Page 5

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