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.- EXAMINATION OF EGGINTON. TESTIMONY AS TO THE KILLING OE MABTIN" MOCK. Widow of Mock Tells .of Differences Between Her Husband and His Slayer—Defendant Aggressive. The preliminary hearing of Benjamin Eg-g-inton, charged with the murder ot Martin. Mock, the Sandy farmer, on the night of September 20th,-;consumed almost the entire day in Judge Wenger's court yesterday, and the hearing was not over when, court adjourned at 5 o'clock. -•'-.-• The defendant. was present with his counsel. Lawyers Edwards and Harring,-.while Ray Van-. Cott prosecuted. The family of the''defendant was m court! consisting of his wife and two sons. - Julius Mock, the twelve-year-old, son of Martin Mock, was the first-witness. He recited minor particulars regarding: the location of the -water-ditch in question and the distances between the Mock and Egglnton houses. • In this he was corroborated by his aunt, Mrs. Snyder, and Ms mother. The latter- was asked particularly about, differences which had existed between her husband and Egginton prior to the night of the fight. She stated that Egginton had always been the aggros- s o r Drs. Anderson and Robertson testified in regard to the autopsy.held on the remains. • • " • Mock's ante-mortem statement was introduced, at this point, H. P. Johnson of Sandy testifying; that he 'took the statement and that''Mock' signed, it. Marshal Rogers , of^-Sandy. told -of the arrest oi" Egginton and identified the revolver taken from. him. 'At this point court .was adjourned until today. ' Burglary

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  1. The Salt Lake Tribune,
  2. 08 Oct 1897, Fri,
  3. Page 8

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