ny tIMES 1 JUNE 1922 negress conviction

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ny tIMES 1 JUNE 1922
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Resist-ing ' ' Had 119 dyina- in bul- bul- . encounter his The them with and will and City the he took Uvea after negroes; of shot two $1.2u0 a fact two Lincoln his one a at wild. the with his and him. of the about shots halt fired and his went escaped Wood-haven the Rocka-way At the children. Jl-A Jl-A annual four; New a the In and pay-chotherapy.' pay-chotherapy.' Executed for KilUnsllisYfile; His Daughter Urged Penally INDIANAPOLIS. Ind., June 1, William Donovan of Bloomlngdale. Ind., convicted of wife. murder, was put to death-in death-in death-in the electric chair at 12:02 o'clock this morning. The Par-d(.n Par-d(.n Par-d(.n Board.' in denying commutation of sentence, was Influenced by a letter letter to Governor McCray from Mabel Donovan, 17-year-old 17-year-old 17-year-old 17-year-old 17-year-old daughter of the condemned man. She wrote In part : . I want' to say , to you that I do not want hla sentence changed. I was an eyewitness to tho ' brutal murder. My mother surely was the best woman that everllved. She was hot down with my little baby sister In her arms without any cause whatever. . " ' ' . "I have seen her beaten, knocked down and mistreated In many waya since 1 have been old enough to remember. . V ' . "My father has V always - been a very overbearing man and has had lots of trouble. : The sentence given him is what he surely deserves." SENTENCE 2 YIDOYS; EACH SLEW HUSBAND Justice Protests Letting Negress Escape Death Chair by ' V Manslaughter Plea. - SHOT MAN ASLEEP IN BED Wife-Beating Wife-Beating Wife-Beating No Justification for Murder, 8aya Martln-Flnds Martln-Flnds Martln-Flnds Life Held Cheap. V A man apd two women were sentenced to prison, in the. criminal .courts yesterday yesterday when they , pleaded 'guilty , to manslaughter manslaughter charges after having- having- been Indicted Indicted for murder In tho first degree. Gladys Reeves.-24. Reeves.-24. Reeves.-24. a n egress, of 24 Lenox Avenue, was sent ' to 'Auburn Prison for from six -to-twelve -to-twelve -to-twelve -to-twelve years for shooting and killing her husband while he lay asleep in - bed. The womaa told the Court that her husband 'quarreled with her over her purchase of c a hat for Easter on April fi last, and that he frequently' had beaten her.. She entered a plea of guilty to manslaughter after her trial on the first degree-murder degree-murder degree-murder Indictment' Indictment' had 'been In -progress -progress several days. . ' It Is time the authorities called a halt, said Justice Martin when she was arraigned - before him for sentence In the Criminal Branch of the Supreme Courut If this case had been left to the jury, you wuuiu have oeen convicted of murder in the first degree and would have died in the electric chair. " There was not a scintilla of evidence to save you. Tour claim tnat your husband husband frequently beat you was not borne out by my investigation. The mere fact that a man beats a woman does not give the woman tho right to kill. In some parts of the city life Is held too cheaply. cheaply. - The authorities must discourage this." A maximum sentence of three years In the penitentiary was Imposed -on -on Mrs. Francesca Maenaa. SO. of 1.7C2 Urst -f -f Avenue - when ahe pleaded, guilty to i massMugnter- massMugnter- in tne second degree in 1 k. 1 1 1 I- I- 1 Giovanni. 24. at First Avenue and 111th Street on March SO, last. Judge Mancuso in General Seaslons accepted the plea when Assistant District Attorney George N. Brothers said that he did not believe a Jury would Convict her of . a more serious offense on tho evidence. Judge Mancuso then Imposed a sentence sentence of from eight to seventeen years on John Ryan. 24. of 308 East Klghty- Klghty- rirst street, wno pieaaeo guilty to snooting snooting and killing Emll Clnn, 25. of 832 Kast seventy-nrst seventy-nrst seventy-nrst fetreet, on Jan. 2S last. . Ryan and hla victim quarreled the night before at the wedding of a policeman.' policeman.' Clnn was seated In the rear of a saloon at 331 East Seventy-first Seventy-first Seventy-first Street when Ryan struck him on tne head with a baseball bat and then shoe and killed him. ' - . Ryan escaped, but was captured recently, recently, and immediately put on trial on an Indictment charging murder in the first degree. - The trial had progressed three days when he suddenly entered a plea of guilty to manslaughter in the first degree. DIER Three ". Are Except n'ounced Inquiry v.ui oeiver. said In the Federal duction morning begin on a ask an ceiver's ceedlng "It with the my of tnal the liver court.' John tached fr-the Mr. and the mentary activities delivered this In of the MondaV, obtained per-the District ho into that against Dier Co. ruptcy 000,000 plaints fled." when with in a merits Mr. the creditors -celving Attorney day -Charles the. a- a- Co. " It ber of any of the plied. prosecute the I have of my a torney's George summons request

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  1. The New York Times,
  2. 01 Jun 1922, Thu,
  3. Page 21

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