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felt of corrupt contempt the of here first the city considered into Ger- York to North 1928 THIRD MEMBER OF VIRGINIIl FAMILY LlfcEDJpDEG Young V. P. 1. Student Called As Witness In Trial Of His Mother WOMAN IS FACING CHARGE OF SLAYING HER HUSBAND : i J-J. Harj rison Eobert L. Jones Declares Mother Attempted Force Him To Kill Father; Tells Of Obtaining Information From Brother While Latter Asleep Of Of teachers announced C. in junior C. BeaveT Fairview; Ramsey but the 14 all in which the been on school is and the Arthur expects after and Beaver the Amelia Court House, Va., Aug. 29. (fP) —Charges of criminal conduct were extended to a third member of his immediate family in testimony given today by Robert L. Jones, 24- year-old Virginia Polytechnic Insti- suto student, called as a court witness witness at 1he trial of his mother, Mrs. Jeston Allen Jones, for the murder of his father. J. Will Jones, Amelia county dairyman. Yesterday young Jones told the court and jury his mother had solicited him to kill his father and later had told him of plans to have Mr. Jones shot by Richard Le<>, Xegro farmhand -who subsequently was convicted and sentenced to 20 years imprisonment for the slayius which occurred on January 8. Six Hours Grill Today, during six hours of grilling grilling cross-examination by both defense defense and commonwealth's attorneys, he added further details to nia charges, telling of nine separate occasions occasions on which ho alleged lib mother had discussed killing his father. He also told of questioning his broker. Oscar Jonefl, while the latter was asleep and eliciring from him while he slept the information that Lee had killed his father and that his mother knew about it. Oscar Jones -was indicted at the same time as Mrs. Jones, immediately immediately following the trial and conviction of Lee. Then, late this afternoon. Robert charged that another brother. Porter Porter Jones, was the one who had shot nt him from ambush three weeks ago when he was on his way to keep a supposedly secret tryst -with a county officer and offer to appear as a witness for the state. Following upon the cross-examinations cross-examinations ot young Jones and brief questioning questioning of two other witnesses the commonwealth rested its case, A defense motion to have all evidence evidence BO far offered stricken from the record—it being alleged that Richard Lee's testimony had broken down completely and that Robert Jones had stated nothing but his opinions—was overruled and four defense witnesses were heard before court was adjourned until Monday morning. own party a a Hill probably of of that out insure will and

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  1. Bluefield Daily Telegraph,
  2. 30 Aug 1931, Sun,
  3. Page 1

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