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Wealthy Clubman Slain; Beautiful Mate Suspected
By MAZIE DICKSON
ORNWALL, N. Y., April 18—Less than two hours
after a bitter quarrel with his beautiful. young wife over an asserted indiscretion, George M. Ferguson, millionairé banker, was found murdered last night in the bedroom of his residence* here,
Four feet from his inert body lay the bound.and gagged figure of his}| wife. Freed by the police, she gave an hysterical account of having seen her cha egre shot |
own by. two George M. masked men Ferguson who entered the room through the window. ee She had fainted immediately after Mrs. Marcia Ferguson ae shooting and was unable to| | remember anything. of Judd Brooks, cashier at a local
Examination of the servants |bank,,was mentioned frequently. brought out the fact. that the|Mrs. Ferguson refused to discuss wealthy pair had engaged in al|details of the case with reporters.
LEARN THE AMAZING TRUTH ABOUT A CRIME YOU READ ABOUT FOR MONTHS!
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heated argument, earlier in the evening, during which the name
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Husband Sk yer Goes on Stand in Oyrn Defence!
By MAZIE DICKSON
ORNWALL, Nie Ap 19—While a packed courtroom listened to Count? Attorney Jeffries draw tight
the net of evidence he hopes. ill send her and her lover to the chair, Mrs. Marcia Fergu n, on trial for the murder of her wealthy mate; 4dr £2... °° ° &«@&«€£&+# ©. that she will be the chief wit. the table to question her counsel. Her anxiety reached its height during the examination of Marie Bridges, charn‘bermaid at the Ferguson nome. Under the severe grilling of Prosecutor Jeffries, the girl admitted that her employers had quarelled bitterly on the night of the slaying
ness in her own defense.
Marcia Prosecutor Ferguson Jeffries and she had: overheard the
Throughout the second da name of Judd’ Brooks, co-deof the trial, the pretty youn fendant and alleged lover of defendant was palpably ner Mrs. Ferguson, mentioned vous, frequently leaning acro~ ‘requently.
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‘FAMOUS FERG! SON C ASE) aon
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Witch Woman Bares Love Trysts in Petters Lane
By MAZIE DICKSON
Coe N. Y., April 20—A bombshell bursting in the courtroom where Judd Brooks and Marcia Ferguson are on trial for the murder of the latter’s husband, could not have had a more devastating effect than the sensational disclosures made today during Prosecutor fetiries examination Of Jennie nore Gibbs. Interrupted frequently by
counsel, the state’s star witness told a story of frequent trysts between the two accused in Lovers Lane, long a rendezvous for automobile petters. She climaxed her testimony by positively identifying Judd Brooks as the man _ she had seen running from the Fergusou home the night of the murder Brooks
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Leon Waycoff, Grant Mitchell
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Judd ~—s'||_-:s Jennie Gibbs, the Witch Woman,
as she appeared in court.
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