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Sept 17 Jury completed - Jury Completed In Murder Trial ANDREWS. Sept....
Jury Completed In Murder Trial ANDREWS. Sept. 17 (Special)— Selection and swearing in of a jury for the James Marcus Dailey Jr. murder trial was completed shortly shortly before 8 p.m. Wednesday. The jury will report at 8:30 a.m. Thursday for the beginning of testimony testimony in the case. , Dailey, a 29-year-old Andrews oil field worker, is charged with the fatal shooting June 11 ^f Eathel I Adams, about 25, Andrews- I A special venire of 80 men had ] been called by Judge G. C. Olsen, I Kermit. 1 Adams reportedly was slain with a shotgun blast in front of Dailey's home. Adams also was an oil field worker. Captured Alter Break" Dailey was arrested in Liberal, | Kan., June 15, and was re-arrested in Panhandle Aug. 3 after breaking out of the Andrews jail. Liberal Chief of Police Ralph M. j Smith, who arrested the defendant, and Kansas State Highway Patrol- j man Clarence Shelton, who took a signed statement from the defend- j ant following the arrest, were to j appear as witnesses in the case. Prosecuting attorney is John P. Dennison, 109th District Attorney. Attorney for the defense is E- M. Ditman from Arkansas. Early Wednesday the court dismissed dismissed the case of Kenneth Hope, 28, of Andrews on a motion by the state. Hope had been tried earlier I on a charge of raping an Andrews I housewife, .but a mistrial had been ! declared when the jury was unable to reach a decision. The state's reason for the dismissal motion was attributed to the failure of the key prosecution witness to appear. Jurors selected in the Dailey trial were C, D. Smith, E. F. Seay, John L. Oliver, W. L. Pierce, S. J. Hinkle, J. A. Ulmer, J,-P- Roach. Sam Dyess, L. H. St. Clair, Clifford Clifford M. Long, H. G. Lindsey and J. J. Stewart.

Clipped from Lubbock Morning Avalanche18 Sep 1952, ThuPage 22

Lubbock Morning Avalanche (Lubbock, Texas)18 Sep 1952, ThuPage 22
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