Indianapolis News 10 Feb 1920 pg 19 Widow of Murdered Detective Testifies
ViDOWOFfiURDERED EM TESTIFIES Fin Ii"o.v. - who Mas with Spuuluinjr i Itctaiivr - a Tentlfy. a . j KLuin Kit Hp.u.MJnj testified had acted J n an d the? CJ - v : shnrllr le.frir th nhontinv U fti ' S.'itii'' tim: anil vol : lh CLOSES EVIDENCE STATE AGAINST ABE SPAULDING CEFEHDATIT TO TAKE STAfJD charged lims J?trins::r was killed. The prosecution introduced 10 ' 'evidence. a signed statement by Ppaulding. in which be - confessed shooting tb detective, sayii?? he was angry because Stringer had Uken a TrheelbarTOw which SpHuWin' and others tia4 been t'Mn; i n - JUeaii tig: coal from t v 3Ltke Ln & Western railroad yards.' f . - K"o:ir wit npMiifl fr th Kf5?. f r - Ate Spauldirj - j. .colored. ts. nardr la the frH d ' ?;'' in own behalf this after - 1 tainH arwi" oiwnln? tatrn - ntA were scotj in his tr?! in criminal roart. If made ty the attorney late Monday. . Claris Auan j? 1 V - TJ i Coy : ha Je.i a uhotgun lanii tpauldirij, - weul o Co the lucks, the witness 4id. A few moments be i lau - r he heard j snota fired.' . ;; . - una 2 v kj miitc tw if - - r uume on tne Bieht of OdoNjr Jfl, Ther fiaJ aigun which tly tod her tuey were xinc 10 Ktil, srt6 ua.it. Both rata washed their bauds and, ispaulding .left ' the lion"3. she said: j j Wayne Crayton. " 1S?3 Howard street, a troihr - in - law of Stringer. tod;of coing - to; the railroad track with; the detective - lie tsaid they routed a ganf of negroes .who were steal ng coat and took a wheelbar - ! row irom iu cti tac inert. 000a a 1 1 - ferward the two me returned and rnspaulding shot iMrincer. the witness i said.' Dr. Oeorsre Ciiristian, deputy rroer, Oe - ri rx - u ihe condition of i Strinicer ooayi alter tie ft ad arjrj w tb fchootir.ir !e Ftrfnt 1 inoecuimS uorner, 1 v - m - d. - i tt , .. ' " : rold the jvry tnat me rtat - would n - - - ; t r..i.i,ad Jetoiiiv, October. S0.rRjt o the deato eralty for fpan Id - I : . : - : . ; t fjic Ktri3 rasircad, detective, deliber - - i s jty Sfs,j vith pre meoit a ti on. trecau r. adjournment court. Mm.) c - i'wr colored . men when ifiey; were lroei:uton - fore ' ' r!' - '': r. w idowr of th murdered 1 one or thf. wntmptH - l. - cd i.v 1 ' - ' ti - 'r . home on the nij. - i - t of - - r , nr..) tit reeiVintf mf,r:nation r f. r ni r'.iriirr, ' : " ttf fart tha t atlorrr for bave - ej.terd a - r .a"i j - a inmry for tb - tit'nnlnl, aiikr - d hy . ti.e lawyer durinsr 'ff:!i,.ir) - - of ifffM inif. J - . - '': - 'tjd 'itiy tbt he 'J fi r' h" ahirh klli - Ktrtrirr - - ' - 1 ,. I I' ' I'll T - A w tc rr.pt to that Karl M'T - - 1 : man. " "v .. J." ; - T : - . i trv.' aid the ?;t'OiiRj; of htrmrer rot - rr meditated and "her said srratMirs was not of oand mind at t'r - o ti - n of the whoorinjj. The d - ffrsf'i ha entered a Kpecial ptea of ;rKanity for payidm , , j Athenaeum Chorus Concert Xrlts ef th1mm. Gtiorz: Crabtree cotorcrt, 4 2134 North Arenaf avenue., testified he aw Spauldinss going toward the Lake i:rie & Western tracks with. Earl Sic - The first concert in three years was given ly theAfieniPurn male chorus Jaat revenlnc with Louis Kreidler. j barytone. a obist. - It warn reeeived with. warm, appreciation ' - by an aadi - enteVhtch exprt - ssed tj jrootl feelingr in enthusiastic outbursts - of applaune. The work of the aoloist wa so well liked that he added several encire j to , hi ; prpgramtbed numbers. : !J(f. IKrcidier ddreae himself to his aw - ijr(.n - . in a direct way and sinxs if to SpaukJior his - Tu this - mer - ty Too well a He - At T. '