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she has not showmmuchaemotion
not enQUgh tobear out.her own
story of her life with Patterson.
"The prosecution'" says 'that if
shV tfere So "brutally mistreated'
by. Patterson as she claims to
have 'been, sne -would show
greater emotional feeling on -the
staiidr. ' , ' - '
"But her story has had plain
effect on the jury. .
You ''could read sympathy oh
their faces when she told how'
she Vented" av flat and herself paid
for the furnishing of" it 'imme
diately after her marriage to Pat
terson. You could read deeper sym
pathy when she told' how Patterson-began
todrinkr, and refuse to
talk to her except when she came
And a little ripple 'went
through the. twelve men when
Mrs. Patterson 'declared that her
husband had commanded "her to
go out and "get some money at
any "of " the good places in town,"
and that h'e had knocked her
down when she "refused.
She 'told, too, of the oft-repeated
story of the $1,500 sale, of
the trip 'with Emil W. Strouss to
Paris, and of Tier husband's de
mand ' son after " that she, come
home to him again, and bring
more money. '
But the whole of her story will
fall to pieces if proof of the St.
Louis story "be permitted in court.
If the pros'ecution can show
that" Gertrude Patterson ran" a
resort in St. Louis, her story will
beprove'd false, and-all.the sVmj
pathy shetRlaiftly'hjas afbus"e"d-in
the jury bgcfosgy f' . j ; .' f x "
TO ASKGNDUJRYTO- "
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crusade," -has -decided tot-take' "the
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of the djyev.qn'gljoirj'afe.
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to .thepYefjarng ;m$fe,w)iici
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the, contemplated apparft : '.:tZ
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will work - collecting;., evidence
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prevent "theiroads -from; soaking "
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