Dunn on stand for murder

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Dunn on stand for murder - THE ESTABLISHED: ' MU1 - 1U111.U. Gaum,, iwj....
THE ESTABLISHED: ' MU1 - 1U111.U. Gaum,, iwj. DUNN ON THE WITNESS STAND Stale Rested its Case at Noon Yesterday. .Accused Man Was io the Witness Chair During Entire Afternoon Afternoon Session, Gve a Detailed Account of Kit Ac tions on July 2nd, 1901, and Denied Denied Positively That He Saw Alice Cothrell On That Day. CIihiIch Diiiin, tho occiikiiiI, wan tlx; flrBt - witness tho rtofonso in (ho Diiiin can put on the Htund yesterday alter IHMHI. Till) utalu devoted a creator pail of tho forenoon to liilrodtif Ink direel evidence. Tho first witnesB was llo mr V, Underwood, who waH tho court stcmiKraphur at tho former trial of Dunn, wus put on tho gland to prove omo of tho statcmeiita inado hy Knim wnno mi me witness Htaml at the previous trial. FlacliiK Underwood on I ho ulanil van a kind of tactful movo on tho part or tho suite In an effort 10 lone the (IntenHti to put O111111 on tllo Ktamf, fearinx poanihly that, it niiKUt cniNiao not to have him testify It in understood, however, that tlio dofenxe had no notion or kerpliiK Dunn off the Bland, and that lie would have hoen put on in his own liehulf reRardloua of what tiio Ktate liuil done Mrs. Cothrell Testifies. KollowliiK Mr. Underwood. Mrs. I'M ward Ciithrell. mother of I he dead ehlld. was phieeit on the stand and was kept I hero mora than two hours. All that mIic had to toll could have lieen statcil In less than half of Iho time hiid it nut been for the ari;u munis of attorneys relative to the ad niisHihliiiy of certuln kinds or tosti mony. There wore some rnthor hiii Halional ntatemonls In tho evidence of Mrs. Cutlirrll. Hho tcstlded that she looked In the clutern when at Dutin's house alter water, sliout 2 o'clock on the afternoon or July 2, I DDI. anil Hint, the hoily wan not there then. While it was not rererrod to while she was on Hie stand, her action room to KtreiiRllica tho ulatcnii'iit that she knew the child was lost before ti o'clock in tho afternoon and that she was looking; ror It early In tho afternoon. afternoon. Sim aald further that xh'i ftrund the clslerii open when she went to tho Dunn homo at 2 o'clock on thnt day. Mho whb of the opinion that the water was not more than two leet deop In tlio clutern at tho time. Kho also aworo that Dunn told her en Wednesday Wednesday that ho hail aearched tho cIh - tern at his hoiiHa and that sho could como and aearch It if bIio eared to do so. She denied that she ever told anyono that slio wished Alice were dead, or Ihat Dunn ever told her she had "whipped Alltcu too much, and that It wo'ld ho a longtime heforo she woulil whip her again." When asked the direct question on cross - examination If sho knew who killed her daughter Alice, she wild she did not. Her entire testimony was Riven In a clour voice, uud notwithstanding she was talking about the mystery that BurnpiiidH tlio death of her daughter, daughter, she ilid not show any signs of emotion or an Inclination to relieve her feelings hy shedding tears. At tho ( - lose of her testimony the stale rested Mm case. Thla was a few minutes minutes before 12 o'clock and adjournment adjournment was taken for the noon hour. Dunn on ths Stand. At the beginning of the afternoon session Mr. Myrrls addressed the jury for the defense, Betting out what it intended intended to prove, and Immediately thereafter Charlos Dunn, the accuaod, wail put on the gland In his own bo - liair. Ho was in the witness chair all tho afternoon and when - court was adjourned adjourned (or tlio day ho was under cross - examination by Mr. Bmrlck. it Is said hy tlimo who hoard him testify testify at the former trial that be la making a much better Impression than he did nt that time, lie awcars perfectly perfectly cool and thcro Is none of tho ul r of nervousness one would expect in one who was not certain or what 0110 was saying. In tho cross - examinationexamination examinationexamination ho was dragged through tho ralber flllliy details surrounding tho death or n woman 'by the 11111110 or Welsacll. who tiled a row weeks after having - worked at Dunn's home for a year in the capacity or a domestic, and the death or a girl by tho name or Fits, belli "f whom, it is said, died unitor peculiar circumstances. In this effort to, connect him In 11 criminal way with tho death of each of these women ho was not Hie least cxelloil and answeied tlio questions promptly, denying (hut he hsd anything to do with the events that led up to the death of eliher. J'u admitted that he called a doctor to seo tho Welsacll woman when tho wub sick at his homo, that ho helped nurso her when she was sick, when sho was aide to rldo that lio took her to her home, that ho and his wlfo visited her afterward, afterward, that he bought underclothing end sent it to her while she was Blck and that ho paid hr doctor bill, llo also toM how his team, when run ning; away, after he bad been thrown 11 REIGN Non - CHII'ITK An llio result ion union and Injured ami a hospitals, wlilln Florence &. Crlirjdo doiendoncr, About 10(1 jdoded lo train, rained tho air, and picked up a Krone of I In - hIimmI thcro (h Iho ground deed - tho of (ho miners' n plague ki k All the exception of Deadwood inlni employed on Findlay niino. 2 a. m. and Kirhiirhaii I mite Creek I heir horn en tor. Just lipproachfng a nlgnnl to custom, a underneath and near gathered. into splinter:), Wrecked and cumference! In depth wan nieiilH of upacu for later wore (oino of the It miide by auda, ears, were strewn of flesh were feet away where within The foro' of throughout awakened Ini; I rain was (few wero the of (lie disaster. a lew minutes and relief A special train Creek eaiiyiiif? ficers and euched alri - ady bei'n subnrltali hospital nt bodies of Ihc well a coroner s The Following l tl CH A 1K1 has a brotluir AKTIIlllt three; relallvcs II KNUV 1 vlllo. AI.KXANDIOU ClIAItldCS llKKHIOUT J. II. WIM.IAM HOIilCKT M KKIvKO, W. W. T)I'3I 1CI1WAIHI K. hi. Horse, Wyo. Tho Injured I'hil Chandler. .1. A. Urookrr. I'M ward J(dm Police. Dan (latnoy. ('laicnce John Collins, lOd llotbiiid. Ian (;aliu'V, A. II. Allen, AmputatW.n on n iiumhor iilimint certain will din. A majority ed wero Hlnfilo families living Chailes mlnr. oacavd chaltlnn with sclous of occurred. Ho rushing toward Ihnt moment feel and - wh crash. When curred ho was self uninjured. Mlneri II W. miners, who from death, plosion, naltl: "The onUi dor tho the noise hail been al I ules when tlio was (hrowu sc'vcn.y live twenty five most of them who worked ShurtlolT shift station, hut Had thoKo tho casualty doubled. pounds of have teen st a revolver, as iaolt tto

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  1. The Fort Wayne Journal-Gazette,
  2. 07 Jun 1904, Tue,
  3. Page 1

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