Nebraska Reports Volume 93

Nebraska Reports Volume 93

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1913 edition. Excerpt: ...and immaterial, hnt was received by the trial court. It is now contended that the defendant-'s objections should have been sustained. It appears that these papers were taken from defendant's trunk in Lincoln, after his arrest. They were links in the chain of identification by which it was sought to prove that defendant was the man who uttered the check in question in the City National Bank at Lincoln. The fact that Rownd registered at the Wellington hotel at (hnaha for two weeks, during which time he came to Lincoln and secured the money on the check, may be said to have been established, if the testimony of the Hamiltons was believed. It also appears in evidence that, while defendant was registered at the Wellington hotel, he was in frequent communication with one Elsie Waters, who is admitted to be his niece. Defendant contends that this evidence was incompetent and highly prejudicial, and for its admission the judgment should be reversed. We think this testimony was competent, and was properly introduced for the purposes of identification. The testimony also developed the fact that Elsie Waters was intimate with Mary Sutman, whose name appeared to be signed to the forged check. It was also shown that Elsie Waters had access to the private papers of Mary Sutman; that she knew of her business affairs, knew how much money Mary Sutman had, and in what ba.nk she kept it. The testimony also showed that Elsie Waters called upon the defendant while he was registered at the Wellington hotel under the name of Sanford, talked with him over the telephone at various times, and occasionally met him on the street. There was some evidence tending to show that the signature of Elsie Waters resembles that of the signature on the more

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  • United States
  • English
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  • 9781236983992