For Readers and Genealogists: Names connected to the Knoblock murder investigation and trial

Below is a database of every single name that appeared in the articles I used in the research and writing of Shadow on the Hill. The database is organized chronologically by the date of the article. If you are looking for a specific name, just use the search feature within your browser.

Newspaper Date Article Name Role/Relationship to Victim Notes
Daily Republican June 1, 1925 SKULL CRUSHED AND THROAT CUT Dr. A.N. Gray Examiner examined body at the scene
Daily Republican June 1, 1925 SKULL CRUSHED AND THROAT CUT Roger Knoblock Son four years old
Daily Republican June 1, 1925 SKULL CRUSHED AND THROAT CUT Stone & Jones Undertakers
Daily Republican June 1, 1925 SKULL CRUSHED AND THROAT CUT Mrs. John T. Mozingo Mother
Daily Republican June 1, 1925 SKULL CRUSHED AND THROAT CUT Mr. John T. Mozingo Father
Daily Republican June 1, 1925 SKULL CRUSHED AND THROAT CUT Frank Hunter Sheriff
Daily Republican June 1, 1925 SKULL CRUSHED AND THROAT CUT J. O. Stone Coroner
Daily Republican June 1, 1925 SKULL CRUSHED AND THROAT CUT Ray S. Pierson County Attorney
Daily Republican June 1, 1925 SKULL CRUSHED AND THROAT CUT A. Grubb Marshal also inquest juror
Daily Republican June 1, 1925 SKULL CRUSHED AND THROAT CUT George King Inquest Juror neighbor
Daily Republican June 1, 1925 SKULL CRUSHED AND THROAT CUT S. H. Shoup Inquest Juror
Daily Republican June 1, 1925 SKULL CRUSHED AND THROAT CUT Joe Rolston Inquest Juror
Daily Republican June 1, 1925 SKULL CRUSHED AND THROAT CUT Fritz Koch Inquest Juror
Daily Republican June 1, 1925 SKULL CRUSHED AND THROAT CUT John Redmond Inquest Juror reporter/owner of Daily Republican
Daily Republican June 1, 1925 SKULL CRUSHED AND THROAT CUT A. Grubb Inquest Juror also Marshal
Daily Republican June 1, 1925 SKULL CRUSHED AND THROAT CUT W. S. Lowe Pastor Bethel church
Daily Republican June 1, 1925 “DEACON” STEVENS A NEGRO IS HELD IN JAIL Sherman Stevens Suspect AKA Deacon, AKA Blackie
Daily Republican June 1, 1925 “DEACON” STEVENS A NEGRO IS HELD IN JAIL Oscar Morris Witness Picked up Blackie
Daily Republican June 1, 1925 “DEACON” STEVENS A NEGRO IS HELD IN JAIL Asa Botham Land Owner Blackie picked up on his land
Daily Republican June 1, 1925 “DEACON” STEVENS A NEGRO IS HELD IN JAIL Frank Hunter Sheriff
Daily Republican June 1, 1925 “DEACON” STEVENS A NEGRO IS HELD IN JAIL Billie Crotty Witness saw Blackie near Crandall Friday evening
Daily Republican June 1, 1925 BLOOD HOUNDS FOLLOW TRAIL ELEVEN MILES Asa Botham Land Owner Blackie picked up on his land
Daily Republican June 1, 1925 BLOOD HOUNDS FOLLOW TRAIL ELEVEN MILES Frank Hunter Sheriff
Daily Republican June 1, 1925 BLOOD HOUNDS FOLLOW TRAIL ELEVEN MILES Oscar Morris Witness Picked up Blackie
Daily Republican June 1, 1925 BLOOD HOUNDS FOLLOW TRAIL ELEVEN MILES Sam Shoup Land Owner Blood hounds pick up scent on his land
Daily Republican June 1, 1925 BLOOD HOUNDS FOLLOW TRAIL ELEVEN MILES Tom Eaton Blood Hound Owner brought dogs from Kansas City
Daily Republican June 1, 1925 DEACON STEVENS CLAIMS HE WAS IN INDEPENDENCE Sherman Stevens Suspect AKA Deacon, AKA Blackie
Daily Republican June 2, 1925 DEACON STEVENS CLAIMS HE WAS IN INDEPENDENCE Oscar Morris Witness Picked up Blackie
Daily Republican June 2, 1925 DEACON STEVENS CLAIMS HE WAS IN INDEPENDENCE Stone & Jones Undertakers Blackie forced to view corpse
Daily Republican June 2, 1925 DEACON STEVENS CLAIMS HE WAS IN INDEPENDENCE Frank Hunter Sheriff
Daily Republican June 2, 1925 DEACON STEVENS CLAIMS HE WAS IN INDEPENDENCE Wm. Utesler Former Sheriff
Daily Republican June 2, 1925 DEACON STEVENS CLAIMS HE WAS IN INDEPENDENCE Mrs. Floyd Fosnight Witness saw colored man pass by house Friday evening
Daily Republican June 2, 1925 DEACON STEVENS CLAIMS HE WAS IN INDEPENDENCE Mrs. Willett Land Owner Mrs. Fosnight saw colored man drink from hydrant by Willett’s house
Daily Republican June 2, 1925 DEACON STEVENS CLAIMS HE WAS IN INDEPENDENCE Mrs. E. E. Liggett Witness saw colored man in her Katy Store Saturday morning
Daily Republican June 2, 1925 DEACON STEVENS CLAIMS HE WAS IN INDEPENDENCE Mrs. Chris Knapp Witness saw man standing on Knoblock porch Saturday morning
Daily Republican June 3, 1925 MURDER MYSTERY STILL UNSOLVED Sherman Stevens Suspect AKA Deacon, AKA Blackie
Daily Republican June 3, 1925 MURDER MYSTERY STILL UNSOLVED Frank Hunter Sheriff takes Blackie to Independence
Daily Republican June 3, 1925 MURDER MYSTERY STILL UNSOLVED Wm. M. Lane Citizen takes Blackie to Independence
Daily Republican June 3, 1925 MURDER MYSTERY STILL UNSOLVED Caven Wingett Citizen loans Cadillac to Sheriff to take Blackie to Independence
Daily Republican June 3, 1925 MURDER MYSTERY STILL UNSOLVED Oscar Morris Witness Picked up Blackie
Daily Republican June 3, 1925 MURDER MYSTERY STILL UNSOLVED A. E. Crocker Witness saw negro on side of road Sunday morning
Daily Republican June 3, 1925 MURDER MYSTERY STILL UNSOLVED Wm. M. McGuire Witness saw negro on side of road Friday evening
Daily Republican June 3, 1925 MURDER MYSTERY STILL UNSOLVED Mrs. Lloyd Beall Witness sold items to negro at Crandall store Friday night
Daily Republican June 3, 1925 MURDER MYSTERY STILL UNSOLVED Ray S. Pierson County Attorney
Daily Republican June 3, 1925 HUNDREDS ATTEND LAST SAD RITES OF MRS. KNOBLOCK W. S. Lowe Pastor performed funeral service at Bethel church
Daily Republican June 3, 1925 HUNDREDS ATTEND LAST SAD RITES OF MRS. KNOBLOCK Mort Sanders Pall Bearer Florence’s funeral
Daily Republican June 3, 1925 HUNDREDS ATTEND LAST SAD RITES OF MRS. KNOBLOCK Will Sanders Pall Bearer Florence’s funeral
Daily Republican June 3, 1925 HUNDREDS ATTEND LAST SAD RITES OF MRS. KNOBLOCK Paul Young Pall Bearer Florence’s funeral
Daily Republican June 3, 1925 HUNDREDS ATTEND LAST SAD RITES OF MRS. KNOBLOCK Rufus King Pall Bearer Florence’s funeral
Daily Republican June 3, 1925 HUNDREDS ATTEND LAST SAD RITES OF MRS. KNOBLOCK Orville Haehn Pall Bearer Florence’s funeral
Daily Republican June 3, 1925 HUNDREDS ATTEND LAST SAD RITES OF MRS. KNOBLOCK Alfred Hursh Pall Bearer Florence’s funeral
Daily Republican June 3, 1925 HUNDREDS ATTEND LAST SAD RITES OF MRS. KNOBLOCK Fern Haehn Honorary Pall Bearer Florence’s funeral
Daily Republican June 3, 1925 HUNDREDS ATTEND LAST SAD RITES OF MRS. KNOBLOCK Velma Haehn Honorary Pall Bearer Florence’s funeral
Daily Republican June 3, 1925 HUNDREDS ATTEND LAST SAD RITES OF MRS. KNOBLOCK Alma Haehn Honorary Pall Bearer Florence’s funeral
Daily Republican June 3, 1925 HUNDREDS ATTEND LAST SAD RITES OF MRS. KNOBLOCK Helen Hamman Honorary Pall Bearer Florence’s funeral
Daily Republican June 3, 1925 HUNDREDS ATTEND LAST SAD RITES OF MRS. KNOBLOCK Lizzie Hursh Honorary Pall Bearer Florence’s funeral
Daily Republican June 3, 1925 HUNDREDS ATTEND LAST SAD RITES OF MRS. KNOBLOCK Lucy Isch Honorary Pall Bearer Florence’s funeral
Daily Republican June 3, 1925 HUNDREDS ATTEND LAST SAD RITES OF MRS. KNOBLOCK Mr. Jesse Baxter Musician Florence’s funeral
Daily Republican June 3, 1925 HUNDREDS ATTEND LAST SAD RITES OF MRS. KNOBLOCK Mrs. Jesse Baxter Musician Florence’s funeral
Daily Republican June 3, 1925 HUNDREDS ATTEND LAST SAD RITES OF MRS. KNOBLOCK Mr. Hayward Theobald Musician Florence’s funeral
Daily Republican June 3, 1925 HUNDREDS ATTEND LAST SAD RITES OF MRS. KNOBLOCK Mrs. Hayward Theobald Musician Florence’s funeral
Daily Republican June 3, 1925 HUNDREDS ATTEND LAST SAD RITES OF MRS. KNOBLOCK Mrs. Harry McCormick Accompanist Florence’s funeral
Daily Republican June 3, 1925 HUNDREDS ATTEND LAST SAD RITES OF MRS. KNOBLOCK Mr. John T. Mozingo Father
Daily Republican June 3, 1925 HUNDREDS ATTEND LAST SAD RITES OF MRS. KNOBLOCK Mrs. (Mary) John T. Mozingo Mother
Daily Republican June 3, 1925 HUNDREDS ATTEND LAST SAD RITES OF MRS. KNOBLOCK Roger Knoblock Son
Daily Republican June 3, 1925 HUNDREDS ATTEND LAST SAD RITES OF MRS. KNOBLOCK Mrs. R. E. Mozingo Grandmother
Daily Republican June 3, 1925 HUNDREDS ATTEND LAST SAD RITES OF MRS. KNOBLOCK Mrs. Ella Kellerman Sister lives in Burlington
Daily Republican June 3, 1925 HUNDREDS ATTEND LAST SAD RITES OF MRS. KNOBLOCK Mrs. Frances McCormick Sister lives in Hartford
Daily Republican June 3, 1925 HUNDREDS ATTEND LAST SAD RITES OF MRS. KNOBLOCK Ruth Mozingo Sister lives in Topeka
Daily Republican June 3, 1925 HUNDREDS ATTEND LAST SAD RITES OF MRS. KNOBLOCK Edna Mozingo Sister lives in Topeka
Daily Republican June 3, 1925 HUNDREDS ATTEND LAST SAD RITES OF MRS. KNOBLOCK Vesta Mozingo Sister lives in Burlington
Daily Republican June 3, 1925 HUNDREDS ATTEND LAST SAD RITES OF MRS. KNOBLOCK John T. Mozingo, Jr. Brother lives in Burlington
Daily Republican June 3, 1925 HUNDREDS ATTEND LAST SAD RITES OF MRS. KNOBLOCK Olin Rex Mozingo Brother predeceased
Daily Republican June 3, 1925 HUNDREDS ATTEND LAST SAD RITES OF MRS. KNOBLOCK Mrs. Charles Knoblock Mother-in-Law
Daily Republican June 3, 1925 HUNDREDS ATTEND LAST SAD RITES OF MRS. KNOBLOCK Mr. Charles Knoblock Father-in-Law
Daily Republican June 3, 1925 HUNDREDS ATTEND LAST SAD RITES OF MRS. KNOBLOCK C. M. Knoblock Brother-in-Law lives in Burlington
Daily Republican June 3, 1925 HUNDREDS ATTEND LAST SAD RITES OF MRS. KNOBLOCK Frank Knoblock Brother-in-Law lives in Washington, D.C.
Daily Republican June 4, 1925 NEGRO’S GUILT NOT SO CERTAIN – OFFICERS HUNT Sherman Stevens Suspect AKA Deacon, AKA Blackie
Daily Republican June 4, 1925 NEGRO’S GUILT NOT SO CERTAIN – OFFICERS HUNT Frank Hunter Sheriff learns Knoblock house was cleaned, evidence destroyed
Daily Republican June 4, 1925 NEGRO’S GUILT NOT SO CERTAIN – OFFICERS HUNT Ray S. Pierson County Attorney
Daily Republican June 5, 1925 TALK OF REWARD FOR ARREST OF THE MURDERER Sherman Stevens Suspect AKA Deacon, AKA Blackie
Daily Republican June 5, 1925 SOME WEIRD TALES BEING CIRCULATED Oscar Morris Witness Picked up Blackie
Daily Republican June 5, 1925 SOME WEIRD TALES BEING CIRCULATED J. Custer Davis Sheriff Sheriff of Allen County
Daily Republican June 6, 1925 MURDER MYSTERY REMAINS UNSOLVED AFTER ONE WEEK Ray S. Pierson County Attorney
Daily Republican June 6, 1925 MURDER MYSTERY REMAINS UNSOLVED AFTER ONE WEEK Frank Hunter Sheriff
Daily Republican June 6, 1925 MURDER MYSTERY REMAINS UNSOLVED AFTER ONE WEEK J. O. Stone Coroner body exhumed; new inquest begun
Daily Republican June 6, 1925 MURDER MYSTERY REMAINS UNSOLVED AFTER ONE WEEK Sherman Stevens Suspect AKA Deacon, AKA Blackie
Daily Republican June 6, 1925 MURDER MYSTERY REMAINS UNSOLVED AFTER ONE WEEK Oscar Morris Witness Picked up Blackie
Daily Republican June 6, 1925 CROWD GATHERS IN RESPONSE TO ALARM – VANCE FOX Wm. Strawn Witness reports lurking man near Pieratt Bridge
Daily Republican June 6, 1925 CROWD GATHERS IN RESPONSE TO ALARM – VANCE FOX Vance Fox Suspect lurking man near Pieratt Bridge
Daily Republican June 6, 1925 CROWD GATHERS IN RESPONSE TO ALARM – VANCE FOX Frank Hunter Sheriff
Daily Republican June 8, 1925 LACK OF MOTIVE IN MURDER CASE INCREASES WORK Mrs. (Mary) John T. Mozingo Mother
Daily Republican June 8, 1925 LACK OF MOTIVE IN MURDER CASE INCREASES WORK Mr. John T. Mozingo Father
Daily Republican June 8, 1925 RUMORS FLYING SATURDAY NIGHT – TOWN CROWDED
Daily Republican June 9, 1925 NOTHING NEW IN MURDER MYSTERY TALK OF REWARD Frank Hunter Sheriff
Daily Republican June 9, 1925 NOTHING NEW IN MURDER MYSTERY TALK OF REWARD Burns Agency Detective
Daily Republican June 9, 1925 NOTHING NEW IN MURDER MYSTERY TALK OF REWARD Sherman Stevens Suspect AKA Deacon, AKA Blackie
Daily Republican June 10, 1925 SUSPECTED OF MURDER Sherman Stevens Suspect AKA Deacon, AKA Blackie
Daily Republican June 11, 1925 COUNTY OFFERS $500 REWARD FOR CONVICTION Ben S. Paulen Governor County requests that Governor offers state reward
Daily Republican June 15, 1925 SAY NO TRUTH IN MASCUNIS STORY — NO DEVELOPMENTS Charley Muscunis Former Knoblock Employee rumors claim he had letters sent to Florence Knoblock
Daily Republican June 15, 1925 SAY NO TRUTH IN MASCUNIS STORY — NO DEVELOPMENTS Mrs. (Mary) John T. Mozingo Mother claims Muscunis rumor not true
Daily Republican June 15, 1925 SAY NO TRUTH IN MASCUNIS STORY — NO DEVELOPMENTS H. T. Salisbury Major with Guards claims Muscunis was killed on the border by Mexicans
Daily Republican June 17, 1925 MRS. JOHN MOZINGO MADE VERY ILL BY THOUGHTLESS TALK Mrs. (Mary) John T. Mozingo Mother
Daily Republican June 17, 1925 BURNS OPERATIVE MAKES STATEMENT CONCERNING RUMORS Frank Hunter Sheriff
Daily Republican June 17, 1925 BURNS OPERATIVE MAKES STATEMENT CONCERNING RUMORS Burns Agency Detective has key to Knoblock house
Daily Republican June 17, 1925 BURNS OPERATIVE MAKES STATEMENT CONCERNING RUMORS Ray S. Pierson County Attorney
Daily Republican June 20, 1925 NO DEVELOPMENTS IN MURDER CASE IN THREE WEEKS Sherman Stevens Suspect AKA Deacon, AKA Blackie
Daily Republican June 20, 1925 NO DEVELOPMENTS IN MURDER CASE IN THREE WEEKS Oscar Morris Witness Picked up Blackie
Daily Republican June 20, 1925 NO DEVELOPMENTS IN MURDER CASE IN THREE WEEKS Ray S. Pierson County Attorney
Daily Republican June 20, 1925 NO DEVELOPMENTS IN MURDER CASE IN THREE WEEKS Ben S. Paulen Governor County requests that Governor offers state reward
Daily Republican June 20, 1925 NO DEVELOPMENTS IN MURDER CASE IN THREE WEEKS Wm. Easton Hutchinson Judge unavailable to make request of governor
Daily Republican June 22, 1925 BURNS OPERATIVE OFF OF THE JOB – STILL NO ARREST Mr. Maple Burns Agency Detective returns to Kansas City after three weeks of investigation
Daily Republican June 22, 1925 GOVERNOR REFUSES TO OFFER REWARD IN KNOBLOCK CASE Ben S. Paulen Governor
Daily Republican June 22, 1925 GOVERNOR REFUSES TO OFFER REWARD IN KNOBLOCK CASE Ray S. Pierson County Attorney
Daily Republican June 22, 1925 GOVERNOR REFUSES TO OFFER REWARD IN KNOBLOCK CASE Wm. Easton Hutchinson Judge pardon attorney for state
Daily Republican June 27, 1925 STATE OFFERS $200 ADDITIONAL REWARD IN KNOBLOCK CASE Frank Hunter Sheriff
Daily Republican June 27, 1925 STATE OFFERS $200 ADDITIONAL REWARD IN KNOBLOCK CASE A. W. Scott County Commissioner
Daily Republican June 27, 1925 STATE OFFERS $200 ADDITIONAL REWARD IN KNOBLOCK CASE Ben S. Paulen Governor
Daily Republican June 27, 1925 STATE OFFERS $200 ADDITIONAL REWARD IN KNOBLOCK CASE Mr. Griffith Attorney General
Daily Republican June 27, 1925 INTRUDERS ARE LIABLE TO GET SHOT
Daily Republican June 29, 1925 HOPE $700 REWARD WILL BRING FORTH MOTIVE FOR CRIME Mr. Griffith Attorney General
Daily Republican July 7, 1925 ONLY TWO PRISONERS IN COUNTY JAIL NOW Sherman Stevens Suspect AKA Deacon, AKA Blackie
Daily Republican July 11, 1925 SUSPICIOUS ACTING MEXICAN IS THOUGHT TO  HAVE BEEN DIAZ Louis Diaz Suspect ruled out in Knoblock case
Daily Republican July 11, 1925 SUSPICIOUS ACTING MEXICAN IS THOUGHT TO  HAVE BEEN DIAZ George Robinson Citizen renting J. B. Marvin land
Daily Republican July 11, 1925 SUSPICIOUS ACTING MEXICAN IS THOUGHT TO  HAVE BEEN DIAZ Mrs. George Robinson Witness pulled rifle on Diaz
Daily Republican July 11, 1925 SUSPICIOUS ACTING MEXICAN IS THOUGHT TO  HAVE BEEN DIAZ Walter Pennock Witness passed Diaz on road
Daily Republican July 11, 1925 SUSPICIOUS ACTING MEXICAN IS THOUGHT TO  HAVE BEEN DIAZ Oscar Johnson Citizen Warned Diaz was heading in his direction
Daily Republican July 15, 1925 RELEASE DEACON STEVENS KNOBLOCK SUSPECT – NO OTHER Sherman Stevens Suspect AKA Deacon, AKA Blackie
Daily Republican July 15, 1925 RELEASE DEACON STEVENS KNOBLOCK SUSPECT – NO OTHER Oscar Morris Witness Picked up Blackie
Daily Republican July 15, 1925 RELEASE DEACON STEVENS KNOBLOCK SUSPECT – NO OTHER J. H. Rudrauff Justice of the Peace filed murder charges
Daily Republican July 15, 1925 RELEASE DEACON STEVENS KNOBLOCK SUSPECT – NO OTHER J. O. Stone Coroner
Daily Republican July 15, 1925 RELEASE DEACON STEVENS KNOBLOCK SUSPECT – NO OTHER Ray S. Pierson County Attorney
Daily Republican July 15, 1925 RELEASE DEACON STEVENS KNOBLOCK SUSPECT – NO OTHER Frank Hunter Sheriff
Daily Republican July 15, 1925 RELEASE DEACON STEVENS KNOBLOCK SUSPECT – NO OTHER Joe Rolston Inquest Juror
Daily Republican July 15, 1925 RELEASE DEACON STEVENS KNOBLOCK SUSPECT – NO OTHER S. A. Grubb Inquest Juror
Daily Republican July 15, 1925 RELEASE DEACON STEVENS KNOBLOCK SUSPECT – NO OTHER Joe Rolston Inquest Juror
Daily Republican July 15, 1925 RELEASE DEACON STEVENS KNOBLOCK SUSPECT – NO OTHER Fritz Koch Inquest Juror
Daily Republican July 15, 1925 RELEASE DEACON STEVENS KNOBLOCK SUSPECT – NO OTHER George King Inquest Juror
Daily Republican July 15, 1925 RELEASE DEACON STEVENS KNOBLOCK SUSPECT – NO OTHER S. H. Shoup Inquest Juror
Daily Republican July 15, 1925 RELEASE DEACON STEVENS KNOBLOCK SUSPECT – NO OTHER John Redmond Inquest Juror reporter/owner of Daily Republican
Daily Republican July 15, 1925 RELEASE DEACON STEVENS KNOBLOCK SUSPECT – NO OTHER C. B. Griffith Attorney General
Daily Republican July 16, 1925 DEACON STEVENS Sherman Stevens Suspect AKA Deacon, AKA Blackie, released suspect
Daily Republican July 17, 1925 NO DEVELOPMENTS BUT MANY RUMORS IN KNOBLOCK CASE Sherman Stevens Suspect AKA Deacon, AKA Blackie, released suspect
Daily Republican July 21, 1925 SAYS DOGS MISSED SKULKER’S TRACKS AFTER THE MURDER Sherman Stevens Suspect AKA Deacon, AKA Blackie, released suspect
Daily Republican July 21, 1925 SAYS DOGS MISSED SKULKER’S TRACKS AFTER THE MURDER Tom Hunt Citizen Followed tracks dogs didn’t scent
Daily Republican July 21, 1925 SAYS DOGS MISSED SKULKER’S TRACKS AFTER THE MURDER Earl Griffin Citizen Followed tracks dogs didn’t scent
Daily Republican July 21, 1925 SAYS DOGS MISSED SKULKER’S TRACKS AFTER THE MURDER Herb Bowman Land Owner Tracks go out of view of Bowman’s place
Daily Republican July 21, 1925 SAYS DOGS MISSED SKULKER’S TRACKS AFTER THE MURDER S. A. Grubb Marshal Agreed with Hunt and Griffin about tracks
Daily Republican July 28, 1925 ATTORNEY GENERAL GRIFFITH IS WORKING ON KNOBLOCK Frank Hunter Sheriff
Daily Republican July 28, 1925 ATTORNEY GENERAL GRIFFITH IS WORKING ON KNOBLOCK Ray S. Pierson County Attorney
Daily Republican July 28, 1925 ATTORNEY GENERAL GRIFFITH IS WORKING ON KNOBLOCK Wm. Utesler Former Sheriff
Daily Republican July 28, 1925 ATTORNEY GENERAL GRIFFITH IS WORKING ON KNOBLOCK Sherman Stevens Suspect AKA Deacon, AKA Blackie, released suspect
Daily Republican July 28, 1925 ATTORNEY GENERAL GRIFFITH IS WORKING ON KNOBLOCK C. B. Griffith Attorney General called John Knoblock in for questioning
Daily Republican July 28, 1925 ATTORNEY GENERAL GRIFFITH IS WORKING ON KNOBLOCK Cecil Howes Reporter KC Star rep in Topeka, asked to attend Knoblock questioning
Daily Republican July 28, 1925 ATTORNEY GENERAL GRIFFITH IS WORKING ON KNOBLOCK John Redmond Reporter Daily Republican rep, asked to attend Knoblock questioning
Daily Republican July 28, 1925 ATTORNEY GENERAL GRIFFITH IS WORKING ON KNOBLOCK John Stewart Investigator investigator for attorney general’s office
Daily Republican August 7, 1925 LITTLE DONE WHEN KNOBLOCK FAILS TO REPORT AT TOPEKA Frank Hunter Sheriff
Daily Republican August 7, 1925 LITTLE DONE WHEN KNOBLOCK FAILS TO REPORT AT TOPEKA Ray S. Pierson County Attorney
Daily Republican August 7, 1925 LITTLE DONE WHEN KNOBLOCK FAILS TO REPORT AT TOPEKA John Stewart Investigator
Daily Republican August 7, 1925 LITTLE DONE WHEN KNOBLOCK FAILS TO REPORT AT TOPEKA C. B. Griffith Attorney General
Daily Republican August 7, 1925 LITTLE DONE WHEN KNOBLOCK FAILS TO REPORT AT TOPEKA John Knoblock Husband/Suspect
Daily Republican August 8, 1925 JOHN KNOBLOCK ARRESTED FOR MURDER OF HIS WIFE John Knoblock Husband/Suspect
Daily Republican August 8, 1925 JOHN KNOBLOCK ARRESTED FOR MURDER OF HIS WIFE Charles Knoblock Father-in-Law John is arrested at Charles’ home
Daily Republican August 8, 1925 JOHN KNOBLOCK ARRESTED FOR MURDER OF HIS WIFE Frank Hunter Sheriff
Daily Republican August 8, 1925 JOHN KNOBLOCK ARRESTED FOR MURDER OF HIS WIFE Ray S. Pierson County Attorney
Daily Republican August 8, 1925 JOHN KNOBLOCK ARRESTED FOR MURDER OF HIS WIFE John Stewart Investigator
Daily Republican August 8, 1925 JOHN KNOBLOCK ARRESTED FOR MURDER OF HIS WIFE Joe Rolston Prosecuting Attorney
Daily Republican August 8, 1925 JOHN KNOBLOCK ARRESTED FOR MURDER OF HIS WIFE C. B. Griffith Attorney General
Daily Republican August 8, 1925 JOHN KNOBLOCK ARRESTED FOR MURDER OF HIS WIFE Sherman Stevens Suspect AKA Deacon, AKA Blackie, released suspect
Daily Republican August 8, 1925 JOHN KNOBLOCK ARRESTED FOR MURDER OF HIS WIFE Oscar Morris Witness Picked up Blackie
Daily Republican August 8, 1925 JOHN KNOBLOCK ARRESTED FOR MURDER OF HIS WIFE Mr. Maple Burns Agency Detective discussion of destroyed evidence
Daily Republican August 8, 1925 JOHN KNOBLOCK ARRESTED FOR MURDER OF HIS WIFE Roger Knoblock Son
Daily Republican August 8, 1925 JOHN KNOBLOCK ARRESTED FOR MURDER OF HIS WIFE Mrs. (Mary) John T. Mozingo Mother
Daily Republican August 8, 1925 JOHN KNOBLOCK ARRESTED FOR MURDER OF HIS WIFE Harris & Samuel Defense Attorney From Emporia
Daily Republican August 8, 1925 JOHN KNOBLOCK ARRESTED FOR MURDER OF HIS WIFE J. H. Rudrauff Justice of the Peace set preliminary hearing
Daily Republican August 15, 1925 JOHN KNOBLOCK IS RELEASED ON BOND – POSTPONE HEARING John Knoblock Husband/Suspect
Daily Republican August 15, 1925 JOHN KNOBLOCK IS RELEASED ON BOND – POSTPONE HEARING J. H. Rudrauff Justice of the Peace bond set at $25,000
Daily Republican August 15, 1925 JOHN KNOBLOCK IS RELEASED ON BOND – POSTPONE HEARING Mr. John T. Mozingo Bond Subscriber paid $8,000
Daily Republican August 15, 1925 JOHN KNOBLOCK IS RELEASED ON BOND – POSTPONE HEARING Mr. Charles Knoblock Bond Subscriber paid $6,000
Daily Republican August 15, 1925 JOHN KNOBLOCK IS RELEASED ON BOND – POSTPONE HEARING Jacob Haehn Bond Subscriber paid $11,000
Daily Republican August 15, 1925 JOHN KNOBLOCK IS RELEASED ON BOND – POSTPONE HEARING Jacob M. Sharr Bond Subscriber paid $6,000
Daily Republican August 15, 1925 JOHN KNOBLOCK IS RELEASED ON BOND – POSTPONE HEARING Eva Sharr Bond Subscriber paid $1,000
Daily Republican August 15, 1925 JOHN KNOBLOCK IS RELEASED ON BOND – POSTPONE HEARING L. L. Brown Bond Subscriber paid $3,000
Daily Republican August 15, 1925 JOHN KNOBLOCK IS RELEASED ON BOND – POSTPONE HEARING Helen M. Brown Bond Subscriber paid $2,000
Daily Republican August 15, 1925 JOHN KNOBLOCK IS RELEASED ON BOND – POSTPONE HEARING M. V. Sanders Bond Subscriber paid $1,000
Daily Republican August 15, 1925 JOHN KNOBLOCK IS RELEASED ON BOND – POSTPONE HEARING W. W. Sanders, Jr. Bond Subscriber paid $1,000
Daily Republican August 15, 1925 JOHN KNOBLOCK IS RELEASED ON BOND – POSTPONE HEARING Lorinda M. Grimsley Bond Subscriber paid $4,000
Daily Republican August 15, 1925 JOHN KNOBLOCK IS RELEASED ON BOND – POSTPONE HEARING Geo. E. King Bond Subscriber paid $2,000
Daily Republican August 15, 1925 JOHN KNOBLOCK IS RELEASED ON BOND – POSTPONE HEARING John L. Kellerman Bond Subscriber paid $1,000
Daily Republican September 7, 1925 KNOBLOCK HEARING SET FOR WEDNESDAY John Knoblock Husband/Suspect
Daily Republican September 7, 1925 KNOBLOCK HEARING SET FOR WEDNESDAY J. H. Rudrauff Justice of the Peace
Daily Republican September 7, 1925 KNOBLOCK HEARING SET FOR WEDNESDAY Ray S. Pierson County Attorney
Daily Republican September 7, 1925 KNOBLOCK HEARING SET FOR WEDNESDAY C. B. Griffith Attorney General
Daily Republican September 7, 1925 KNOBLOCK HEARING SET FOR WEDNESDAY Mrs. (Mary) John T. Mozingo Mother
Daily Republican September 7, 1925 KNOBLOCK HEARING SET FOR WEDNESDAY Frank Hunter Sheriff
Daily Republican September 7, 1925 KNOBLOCK HEARING SET FOR WEDNESDAY Sherman Stevens Suspect AKA Deacon, AKA Blackie, released suspect
Daily Republican September 7, 1925 KNOBLOCK HEARING SET FOR WEDNESDAY Harris & Samuel Defense Attorney
Daily Republican September 7, 1925 KNOBLOCK HEARING SET FOR WEDNESDAY Joe Rolston Prosecuting Attorney
Daily Republican September 9, 1925 CASE AGAINST JOHN KNOBLOCK IS DISMISSED BY THE STATE John Knoblock Husband/Suspect
Daily Republican September 9, 1925 CASE AGAINST JOHN KNOBLOCK IS DISMISSED BY THE STATE J. H. Rudrauff Justice of the Peace
Daily Republican September 9, 1925 CASE AGAINST JOHN KNOBLOCK IS DISMISSED BY THE STATE Ray S. Pierson County Attorney
Daily Republican September 9, 1925 CASE AGAINST JOHN KNOBLOCK IS DISMISSED BY THE STATE Joe Rolston Prosecuting Attorney
Daily Republican September 9, 1925 CASE AGAINST JOHN KNOBLOCK IS DISMISSED BY THE STATE Judge W. C. Harris Defense Attorney
Daily Republican September 9, 1925 CASE AGAINST JOHN KNOBLOCK IS DISMISSED BY THE STATE Owen S. Samuel Defense Attorney
Daily Republican November 2, 1925 JOHN KNOBLOCK ARRESTED AGAIN THIS MORNING John Knoblock Husband/Suspect
Daily Republican November 2, 1925 JOHN KNOBLOCK ARRESTED AGAIN THIS MORNING Frank Hunter Sheriff
Daily Republican November 2, 1925 JOHN KNOBLOCK ARRESTED AGAIN THIS MORNING Ray S. Pierson County Attorney
Daily Republican November 3, 1925 KNOBLOCK GIVES $25,000.00 BOND AND IS RELEASED John Knoblock Husband/Suspect
Daily Republican November 3, 1925 KNOBLOCK GIVES $25,000.00 BOND AND IS RELEASED J. H. Rudrauff Justice of the Peace
Daily Republican November 3, 1925 KNOBLOCK GIVES $25,000.00 BOND AND IS RELEASED Judge W. C. Harris Defense Attorney
Daily Republican November 6, 1925 WILL CALL MANY WITNESSES FOR KNOBLOCK CASE John Knoblock Husband/Suspect
Daily Republican November 6, 1925 WILL CALL MANY WITNESSES FOR KNOBLOCK CASE J. H. Rudrauff Justice of the Peace
Daily Republican November 6, 1925 WILL CALL MANY WITNESSES FOR KNOBLOCK CASE Frank Hunter Sheriff serving subpoenaes
Daily Republican November 6, 1925 WILL CALL MANY WITNESSES FOR KNOBLOCK CASE Ray S. Pierson County Attorney
Daily Republican November 6, 1925 WILL CALL MANY WITNESSES FOR KNOBLOCK CASE Harris & Samuel Defense Attorney
Daily Republican November 6, 1925 WILL CALL MANY WITNESSES FOR KNOBLOCK CASE Fred M. Harris Prosecuting Attorney Ottawa attorney called to assist
Daily Republican November 6, 1925 WILL CALL MANY WITNESSES FOR KNOBLOCK CASE Joe Rolston Prosecuting Attorney
Daily Republican November 6, 1925 WILL CALL MANY WITNESSES FOR KNOBLOCK CASE Judge W. C. Harris Defense Attorney
Daily Republican November 7, 1925 ARE PREPARING FOR HARD FIGHT AT PRELIMINARY Frank Hunter Sheriff
Daily Republican November 7, 1925 ARE PREPARING FOR HARD FIGHT AT PRELIMINARY J. H. Rudrauff Justice of the Peace
Daily Republican November 7, 1925 ARE PREPARING FOR HARD FIGHT AT PRELIMINARY Mrs. Dora Goodrick State Witness
Daily Republican November 7, 1925 ARE PREPARING FOR HARD FIGHT AT PRELIMINARY Grace Goodrick State Witness
Daily Republican November 7, 1925 ARE PREPARING FOR HARD FIGHT AT PRELIMINARY Carl Goodrick State Witness
Daily Republican November 7, 1925 ARE PREPARING FOR HARD FIGHT AT PRELIMINARY Mrs. M. K. Jaggers State Witness
Daily Republican November 7, 1925 ARE PREPARING FOR HARD FIGHT AT PRELIMINARY Mr. Sam Shoup State Witness
Daily Republican November 7, 1925 ARE PREPARING FOR HARD FIGHT AT PRELIMINARY Mrs. Sam Shoup State Witness
Daily Republican November 7, 1925 ARE PREPARING FOR HARD FIGHT AT PRELIMINARY John Redmond State Witness
Daily Republican November 7, 1925 ARE PREPARING FOR HARD FIGHT AT PRELIMINARY E. A. Stone State Witness
Daily Republican November 7, 1925 ARE PREPARING FOR HARD FIGHT AT PRELIMINARY Dr. A.N. Gray State Witness
Daily Republican November 7, 1925 ARE PREPARING FOR HARD FIGHT AT PRELIMINARY John Mozingo State Witness
Daily Republican November 7, 1925 ARE PREPARING FOR HARD FIGHT AT PRELIMINARY Frank Hunter State Witness
Daily Republican November 7, 1925 ARE PREPARING FOR HARD FIGHT AT PRELIMINARY Everett White Defense Witness
Daily Republican November 7, 1925 ARE PREPARING FOR HARD FIGHT AT PRELIMINARY Mrs. Winchester Defense Witness
Daily Republican November 7, 1925 ARE PREPARING FOR HARD FIGHT AT PRELIMINARY Rosa Knapp Defense Witness
Daily Republican November 7, 1925 ARE PREPARING FOR HARD FIGHT AT PRELIMINARY Sherman Stevens Defense Witness AKA Deacon, AKA Blackie, released suspect
Daily Republican November 7, 1925 ARE PREPARING FOR HARD FIGHT AT PRELIMINARY Mrs. Bender Defense Witness
Daily Republican November 7, 1925 ARE PREPARING FOR HARD FIGHT AT PRELIMINARY Wm. Utesler Defense Witness
Daily Republican November 7, 1925 ARE PREPARING FOR HARD FIGHT AT PRELIMINARY Geo. Griffith Defense Witness
Daily Republican November 7, 1925 ARE PREPARING FOR HARD FIGHT AT PRELIMINARY E. O. Grant Defense Witness
Daily Republican November 7, 1925 ARE PREPARING FOR HARD FIGHT AT PRELIMINARY Scott Allen Defense Witness
Daily Republican November 7, 1925 ARE PREPARING FOR HARD FIGHT AT PRELIMINARY Geo. Walters Defense Witness
Daily Republican November 7, 1925 ARE PREPARING FOR HARD FIGHT AT PRELIMINARY Eaton Defense Witness from Kansas City (dogs?)
Daily Republican November 7, 1925 ARE PREPARING FOR HARD FIGHT AT PRELIMINARY Rev. John Davis Defense Witness
Daily Republican November 7, 1925 ARE PREPARING FOR HARD FIGHT AT PRELIMINARY Wilson Varvel Defense Witness
Daily Republican November 7, 1925 ARE PREPARING FOR HARD FIGHT AT PRELIMINARY Mike Baker Defense Witness
Daily Republican November 7, 1925 ARE PREPARING FOR HARD FIGHT AT PRELIMINARY Joe Menard Defense Witness
Daily Republican November 7, 1925 ARE PREPARING FOR HARD FIGHT AT PRELIMINARY O. P. Davis Defense Witness
Daily Republican November 7, 1925 ARE PREPARING FOR HARD FIGHT AT PRELIMINARY George Dornes Defense Witness
Daily Republican November 7, 1925 ARE PREPARING FOR HARD FIGHT AT PRELIMINARY John Dornes Defense Witness
Daily Republican November 7, 1925 ARE PREPARING FOR HARD FIGHT AT PRELIMINARY Mrs. J. Jaggers Defense Witness
Daily Republican November 7, 1925 ARE PREPARING FOR HARD FIGHT AT PRELIMINARY E. A. Stone Defense Witness
Daily Republican November 7, 1925 ARE PREPARING FOR HARD FIGHT AT PRELIMINARY Dr. McConnell Defense Witness
Daily Republican November 7, 1925 ARE PREPARING FOR HARD FIGHT AT PRELIMINARY W. S. Merritt Defense Witness
Daily Republican November 7, 1925 ARE PREPARING FOR HARD FIGHT AT PRELIMINARY R. O. Wilson Defense Witness
Daily Republican November 7, 1925 ARE PREPARING FOR HARD FIGHT AT PRELIMINARY Frank Dewey Defense Witness
Daily Republican November 7, 1925 ARE PREPARING FOR HARD FIGHT AT PRELIMINARY Wm. Dornes Defense Witness
Daily Republican November 7, 1925 ARE PREPARING FOR HARD FIGHT AT PRELIMINARY Mrs. Maud Carr Defense Witness
Daily Republican November 7, 1925 ARE PREPARING FOR HARD FIGHT AT PRELIMINARY George Alberts Defense Witness
Daily Republican November 7, 1925 ARE PREPARING FOR HARD FIGHT AT PRELIMINARY Warren Ellis Defense Witness
Daily Republican November 7, 1925 ARE PREPARING FOR HARD FIGHT AT PRELIMINARY Mrs. Joe Menard Defense Witness
Daily Republican November 7, 1925 ARE PREPARING FOR HARD FIGHT AT PRELIMINARY Mr. John T. Mozingo Bond Subscriber paid $8,000
Daily Republican November 7, 1925 ARE PREPARING FOR HARD FIGHT AT PRELIMINARY Charles Knoblock Bond Subscriber paid $6,000
Daily Republican November 7, 1925 ARE PREPARING FOR HARD FIGHT AT PRELIMINARY Jacob Haehn Bond Subscriber paid $11,000
Daily Republican November 7, 1925 ARE PREPARING FOR HARD FIGHT AT PRELIMINARY Jacob M. Sharr Bond Subscriber paid $6,000
Daily Republican November 7, 1925 ARE PREPARING FOR HARD FIGHT AT PRELIMINARY Eva Sharr Bond Subscriber paid $1,000
Daily Republican November 7, 1925 ARE PREPARING FOR HARD FIGHT AT PRELIMINARY L. L. Brown Bond Subscriber paid $3,000
Daily Republican November 7, 1925 ARE PREPARING FOR HARD FIGHT AT PRELIMINARY Helen M. Brown Bond Subscriber paid $2,000
Daily Republican November 7, 1925 ARE PREPARING FOR HARD FIGHT AT PRELIMINARY M. V. Sanders Bond Subscriber paid $1,000
Daily Republican November 7, 1925 ARE PREPARING FOR HARD FIGHT AT PRELIMINARY W. W. Sanders, Jr. Bond Subscriber paid $1,000
Daily Republican November 7, 1925 ARE PREPARING FOR HARD FIGHT AT PRELIMINARY Lorinda M. Grimsley Bond Subscriber paid $4,000
Daily Republican November 7, 1925 ARE PREPARING FOR HARD FIGHT AT PRELIMINARY Geo. E. King Bond Subscriber paid $2,000
Daily Republican November 7, 1925 ARE PREPARING FOR HARD FIGHT AT PRELIMINARY John L. Kellerman Bond Subscriber paid $1,000
Daily Republican November 7, 1925 ARE PREPARING FOR HARD FIGHT AT PRELIMINARY Fred M. Harris Prosecuting Attorney from Ottawa
Daily Republican November 7, 1925 ARE PREPARING FOR HARD FIGHT AT PRELIMINARY Joe Rolston Prosecuting Attorney
Daily Republican November 7, 1925 ARE PREPARING FOR HARD FIGHT AT PRELIMINARY Harris & Samuel Defense Attorney
Daily Republican November 7, 1925 ARE PREPARING FOR HARD FIGHT AT PRELIMINARY Oscar Morris Witness Picked up Blackie
Daily Republican November 9, 1925 CROWD JAMS COURT ROOM FOR THE KNOBLOCK MURDER PRELIMINARY Fred M. Harris Prosecuting Attorney from Ottawa
Daily Republican November 9, 1925 CROWD JAMS COURT ROOM FOR THE KNOBLOCK MURDER PRELIMINARY Judge W. C. Harris Defense Attorney From Emporia
Daily Republican November 9, 1925 CROWD JAMS COURT ROOM FOR THE KNOBLOCK MURDER PRELIMINARY Owen S. Samuel Defense Attorney From Emporia
Daily Republican November 9, 1925 CROWD JAMS COURT ROOM FOR THE KNOBLOCK MURDER PRELIMINARY J. H. Rudrauff Justice of the Peace
Daily Republican November 9, 1925 CROWD JAMS COURT ROOM FOR THE KNOBLOCK MURDER PRELIMINARY John Knoblock Husband/Suspect
Daily Republican November 9, 1925 CROWD JAMS COURT ROOM FOR THE KNOBLOCK MURDER PRELIMINARY Mr. John T. Mozingo Father Supports John Knoblock
Daily Republican November 9, 1925 CROWD JAMS COURT ROOM FOR THE KNOBLOCK MURDER PRELIMINARY Frank Hunter Sheriff
Daily Republican November 9, 1925 CROWD JAMS COURT ROOM FOR THE KNOBLOCK MURDER PRELIMINARY Sherman Stevens Suspect
Daily Republican November 9, 1925 CROWD JAMS COURT ROOM FOR THE KNOBLOCK MURDER PRELIMINARY Carl Goodrick Defense Witness Not yet served because shucking corn in Nebraska
Daily Republican November 9, 1925 CROWD JAMS COURT ROOM FOR THE KNOBLOCK MURDER PRELIMINARY John Dornes Defense Witness Not yet served because shucking corn in Nebraska
Daily Republican November 10, 1925 JOHN KNOBLOCK PRELIMINARY STILL IN PROGRESS TODAY John Knoblock Husband/Suspect
Daily Republican November 10, 1925 JOHN KNOBLOCK PRELIMINARY STILL IN PROGRESS TODAY Ray S. Pierson County Attorney
Daily Republican November 10, 1925 JOHN KNOBLOCK PRELIMINARY STILL IN PROGRESS TODAY Fred M. Harris Prosecuting Attorney from Ottawa
Daily Republican November 10, 1925 JOHN KNOBLOCK PRELIMINARY STILL IN PROGRESS TODAY Judge W. C. Harris Defense Attorney From Emporia
Daily Republican November 10, 1925 JOHN KNOBLOCK PRELIMINARY STILL IN PROGRESS TODAY Owen S. Samuel Defense Attorney From Emporia
Daily Republican November 10, 1925 JOHN KNOBLOCK PRELIMINARY STILL IN PROGRESS TODAY J. H. Rudrauff Justice of the Peace
Daily Republican November 10, 1925 JOHN KNOBLOCK PRELIMINARY STILL IN PROGRESS TODAY Frank Hunter State Witness called to stand for State; recalls initial call to investigate
Daily Republican November 10, 1925 JOHN KNOBLOCK PRELIMINARY STILL IN PROGRESS TODAY Mr. John T. Mozingo Father
Daily Republican November 10, 1925 JOHN KNOBLOCK PRELIMINARY STILL IN PROGRESS TODAY Cora Goodrick (Dora?) State Witness called to stand for State; recalls Knoblock describing events
Daily Republican November 10, 1925 JOHN KNOBLOCK PRELIMINARY STILL IN PROGRESS TODAY Grace Goodrick State Witness called to stand for State; recalls seeing Florence day before
Daily Republican November 10, 1925 JOHN KNOBLOCK PRELIMINARY STILL IN PROGRESS TODAY John Redmond State Witness called to stand for State; recalls Knoblocks statements
Daily Republican November 10, 1925 JOHN KNOBLOCK PRELIMINARY STILL IN PROGRESS TODAY Dr. A.N. Gray State Witness called to stand for State; describes wounds and body
Daily Republican November 10, 1925 JOHN KNOBLOCK PRELIMINARY STILL IN PROGRESS TODAY E. A. Stone State Witness called to stand for State; undertaker recalls wounds to body
Daily Republican November 10, 1925 JOHN KNOBLOCK PRELIMINARY STILL IN PROGRESS TODAY Ray S. Pierson State Witness called to stand for State; testified that drawer with prints missing
Daily Republican November 10, 1925 JOHN KNOBLOCK PRELIMINARY STILL IN PROGRESS TODAY Mrs. Minnie Jaggers State Witness called to stand for State; Florence’s aunt; interaction between John and sisters
Daily Republican November 10, 1925 JOHN KNOBLOCK PRELIMINARY STILL IN PROGRESS TODAY Sam Shoup State Witness called to stand for state; keep out signs, burning bundle, going to Hartford with John Knoblock, John Kellerman, Billie Crotty
Daily Republican November 10, 1925 JOHN KNOBLOCK PRELIMINARY STILL IN PROGRESS TODAY Mrs. Charles Knoblock Mother-in-Law gave Sam Shoup bundle to burn
Daily Republican November 10, 1925 JOHN KNOBLOCK PRELIMINARY STILL IN PROGRESS TODAY Mrs. Rose Shoup State Witness called to stand for State; testified John was glad murderer used old razor
Daily Republican November 10, 1925 JOHN KNOBLOCK PRELIMINARY STILL IN PROGRESS TODAY Mrs. Margaret Winchester Defense Witness called to stand for defense; testified hearing Florence on party line
Daily Republican November 10, 1925 JOHN KNOBLOCK PRELIMINARY STILL IN PROGRESS TODAY Rosa Knapp Defense Witness called to stand for defense; testified to meeting John Knoblock Saturday morning, seeing man on Knoblock porch
Daily Republican November 10, 1925 JOHN KNOBLOCK PRELIMINARY STILL IN PROGRESS TODAY Cora Goodrick (Dora?) Defense Witness called to stand for defense; couldn’t offer any more information
Daily Republican November 10, 1925 JOHN KNOBLOCK PRELIMINARY STILL IN PROGRESS TODAY John Redmond Defense Witness called to stand for defense; said he didn’t see evidence Roger’s hair had been cut
Daily Republican November 10, 1925 JOHN KNOBLOCK PRELIMINARY STILL IN PROGRESS TODAY George Albert Defense Witness called to stand for defense; said he saw the body, but knew nothing more
Daily Republican November 10, 1925 JOHN KNOBLOCK PRELIMINARY STILL IN PROGRESS TODAY Frank Hunter Sheriff called to stand; said Mr. Maple took drawer to Lansing for fingerprinting
Daily Republican November 10, 1925 JOHN KNOBLOCK PRELIMINARY STILL IN PROGRESS TODAY Joseph F. Menard Defense Witness called to stand; saw tracks in closet and in oat field north of house
Daily Republican November 10, 1925 JOHN KNOBLOCK PRELIMINARY STILL IN PROGRESS TODAY O. P. Davis Defense Witness called to stand; heard John Knoblock say he thought Blackie did it
Daily Republican November 10, 1925 JOHN KNOBLOCK PRELIMINARY STILL IN PROGRESS TODAY Mrs. Joseph Menard Defense Witness called to stand; saw marks throughout house, heard John describe how wife killed
Daily Republican November 10, 1925 JOHN KNOBLOCK PRELIMINARY STILL IN PROGRESS TODAY George Dornes Defense Witness called to stand; noticed car tracks around Knoblock place
Daily Republican November 10, 1925 JOHN KNOBLOCK PRELIMINARY STILL IN PROGRESS TODAY William Dornes Defense Witness called to stand; noticed that Knoblock had already gone to town
Daily Republican November 10, 1925 JOHN KNOBLOCK PRELIMINARY STILL IN PROGRESS TODAY Mrs. E. A. Stone State Witness called to stand; noticed unwashed dishes, bread dough running over
Daily Republican November 10, 1925 JOHN KNOBLOCK PRELIMINARY STILL IN PROGRESS TODAY E. A. Stone State Witness called to stand; said it would take 3 to 5 minutes for blood to run from body
Daily Republican November 10, 1925 JOHN KNOBLOCK PRELIMINARY STILL IN PROGRESS TODAY Walter S. Merritt Defense Witness called to stand; recalled going to Knoblock home to help follow tracks
Daily Republican November 10, 1925 JOHN KNOBLOCK PRELIMINARY STILL IN PROGRESS TODAY Everett White Defense Witness called to stand; said Knoblock suspected Blackie
Daily Republican November 11, 1925 KNOBLOCK BOUND OVER ON CHARGE OF MURDER John Knoblock Husband/Suspect
Daily Republican November 11, 1925 KNOBLOCK BOUND OVER ON CHARGE OF MURDER J. H. Rudrauff Justice of the Peace
Daily Republican November 11, 1925 KNOBLOCK BOUND OVER ON CHARGE OF MURDER Ray S. Pierson County Attorney
Daily Republican November 11, 1925 KNOBLOCK BOUND OVER ON CHARGE OF MURDER Mrs. John Bender Defense Witness called to stand; said Florence seemed troubled last time she saw her
Daily Republican November 11, 1925 KNOBLOCK BOUND OVER ON CHARGE OF MURDER Wm. Utesler Defense Witness called to stand; said he saw razor on bureau, gave to Bradley or Clarence Williams to give to sheriff; said John wanted to see crazy man in Madison; found bloody clothes in catalpa tree after murder
Daily Republican November 11, 1925 KNOBLOCK BOUND OVER ON CHARGE OF MURDER George Griffith Defense Witness called to stand; former undersheriff; argued with Charles Knoblock; asked John about clothes in tree
Daily Republican November 11, 1925 KNOBLOCK BOUND OVER ON CHARGE OF MURDER T. H. Olinger Defense Witness called to stand; current undersheriff; asked to produce rags referred to by George Griffith
Daily Republican November 11, 1925 KNOBLOCK BOUND OVER ON CHARGE OF MURDER E. O. Grant Defense Witness called to stand; said he knew nothing about the murder
Daily Republican November 11, 1925 KNOBLOCK BOUND OVER ON CHARGE OF MURDER Scott Allen Defense Witness called to stand; said he knew nothing about the murder
Daily Republican November 11, 1925 KNOBLOCK BOUND OVER ON CHARGE OF MURDER Wilson Varvel Defense Witness called to stand; was jail guard while Knoblock in jail; said he never spoke with Knoblock about murder
Daily Republican November 11, 1925 KNOBLOCK BOUND OVER ON CHARGE OF MURDER Ray S. Pierson Defense Witness called to stand; listed items from Knoblock home: blanket, bedspread, pillow, razor, blue serge pants and two pictures; no longer has drawer, collar, etc.
Daily Republican November 11, 1925 KNOBLOCK BOUND OVER ON CHARGE OF MURDER Warren Ellis Defense Witness called to stand; said only searchers made tracks, and cow looked like it hadn’t been milked
Daily Republican November 11, 1925 KNOBLOCK BOUND OVER ON CHARGE OF MURDER W. M. Lane Defense Witness called to stand; night policeman; with Utesler and Griffith when they found rags in tree
Daily Republican November 11, 1925 KNOBLOCK BOUND OVER ON CHARGE OF MURDER Mike Baker Defense Witness called to stand; could offer no new information
Daily Republican November 11, 1925 KNOBLOCK BOUND OVER ON CHARGE OF MURDER Lee Hettick Defense Witness called to stand; editor of Gridley Light; went to scene of murder and testified that he saw the body, dresser, etc.
Daily Republican November 12, 1925 RESULTS OF HEARING SEEM SATISFACTORY TO ALL INTERESTED John Knoblock Husband/Suspect
Daily Republican November 12, 1925 RESULTS OF HEARING SEEM SATISFACTORY TO ALL INTERESTED Judge W. C. Harris Defense Attorney
Daily Republican November 12, 1925 RESULTS OF HEARING SEEM SATISFACTORY TO ALL INTERESTED Owen S. Samuel Defense Attorney
Daily Republican November 12, 1925 RESULTS OF HEARING SEEM SATISFACTORY TO ALL INTERESTED Ray S. Pierson County Attorney
Daily Republican November 12, 1925 RESULTS OF HEARING SEEM SATISFACTORY TO ALL INTERESTED Fred M. Harris Prosecuting Attorney
Daily Republican November 12, 1925 RESULTS OF HEARING SEEM SATISFACTORY TO ALL INTERESTED Joe Rolston Prosecuting Attorney
Daily Republican November 12, 1925 RESULTS OF HEARING SEEM SATISFACTORY TO ALL INTERESTED Mr. John T. Mozingo Bond Subscriber
Daily Republican November 12, 1925 RESULTS OF HEARING SEEM SATISFACTORY TO ALL INTERESTED Charles Knoblock Bond Subscriber
Daily Republican November 12, 1925 RESULTS OF HEARING SEEM SATISFACTORY TO ALL INTERESTED Jacob Haehn Bond Subscriber
Daily Republican November 12, 1925 RESULTS OF HEARING SEEM SATISFACTORY TO ALL INTERESTED Jacob M. Sharr Bond Subscriber
Daily Republican November 12, 1925 RESULTS OF HEARING SEEM SATISFACTORY TO ALL INTERESTED Eva Sharr Bond Subscriber
Daily Republican November 12, 1925 RESULTS OF HEARING SEEM SATISFACTORY TO ALL INTERESTED L. L. Brown Bond Subscriber
Daily Republican November 12, 1925 RESULTS OF HEARING SEEM SATISFACTORY TO ALL INTERESTED Helen M. Brown Bond Subscriber
Daily Republican November 12, 1925 RESULTS OF HEARING SEEM SATISFACTORY TO ALL INTERESTED M. V. Sanders Bond Subscriber
Daily Republican November 12, 1925 RESULTS OF HEARING SEEM SATISFACTORY TO ALL INTERESTED W. W. Sanders, Jr. Bond Subscriber
Daily Republican November 12, 1925 RESULTS OF HEARING SEEM SATISFACTORY TO ALL INTERESTED Mrs. L. M. Grimsley Bond Subscriber
Daily Republican November 12, 1925 RESULTS OF HEARING SEEM SATISFACTORY TO ALL INTERESTED George E. King Bond Subscriber
Daily Republican November 12, 1925 RESULTS OF HEARING SEEM SATISFACTORY TO ALL INTERESTED John L. Kellerman Bond Subscriber
Daily Republican December 7, 1925 MRS. J. O. STONE HAS LIGHT STROKE – IS BETTER TODAY Mrs. J. O. South-Stone Citizen had light stroke; was active in W.C.T.U.
Daily Republican December 7, 1925 MRS. J. O. STONE HAS LIGHT STROKE – IS BETTER TODAY J. O. Stone Coroner husband of Mrs. South-Stone; employed at state hospital in Parsons
Daily Republican December 9, 1925 JOHN KNOBLOCK ASKS COURT FOR CHANGE IN VENUE John Knoblock Husband/Suspect
Daily Republican December 9, 1925 JOHN KNOBLOCK ASKS COURT FOR CHANGE IN VENUE Ray S. Pierson County Attorney
Daily Republican December 9, 1925 JOHN KNOBLOCK ASKS COURT FOR CHANGE IN VENUE I. T. Richardson Judge receives petition for change of venue
Daily Republican December 9, 1925 JOHN KNOBLOCK ASKS COURT FOR CHANGE IN VENUE Judge W. C. Harris Defense Attorney
Daily Republican December 9, 1925 JOHN KNOBLOCK ASKS COURT FOR CHANGE IN VENUE Owen S. Samuel Defense Attorney
Daily Republican December 9, 1925 JOHN KNOBLOCK ASKS COURT FOR CHANGE IN VENUE Joe Rolston Prosecuting Attorney
Daily Republican December 9, 1925 JOHN KNOBLOCK ASKS COURT FOR CHANGE IN VENUE Fred M. Harris Prosecuting Attorney
Daily Republican December 9, 1925 JOHN KNOBLOCK ASKS COURT FOR CHANGE IN VENUE Mr. John T. Mozingo Father where John Knoblock has been staying since he sold off his belongings
Daily Republican December 9, 1925 JOHN KNOBLOCK ASKS COURT FOR CHANGE IN VENUE Mrs. (Mary) John T. Mozingo Mother where John Knoblock has been staying since he sold off his belongings
Daily Republican December 9, 1925 JOHN KNOBLOCK ASKS COURT FOR CHANGE IN VENUE John Redmond Reporter Redmond comments, “there porbably isn’t a man in the county who has not heard or read about the mysterious murder”
Daily Republican December 9, 1925 GETTING AFFIDAVITS AGAINST CHANGE IN JOHN KNOBLOCK CASE Fred M. Harris Prosecuting Attorney gathering affidavits to show that John Knoblock could get a fair trial in Coffey County
Daily Republican December 9, 1925 GETTING AFFIDAVITS AGAINST CHANGE IN JOHN KNOBLOCK CASE John Knoblock Husband/Suspect
Daily Republican December 9, 1925 GETTING AFFIDAVITS AGAINST CHANGE IN JOHN KNOBLOCK CASE Ray S. Pierson County Attorney announces State’s witnesses
Daily Republican December 9, 1925 GETTING AFFIDAVITS AGAINST CHANGE IN JOHN KNOBLOCK CASE I. T. Richardson Judge
Daily Republican December 15, 1925 KNOBLOCK HEARING HERE NEXT MONDAY – FILE INFORMATION I. T. Richardson Judge sets date for change of venue petition hearing
Daily Republican December 15, 1925 KNOBLOCK HEARING HERE NEXT MONDAY – FILE INFORMATION John Knoblock Husband/Suspect
Daily Republican December 15, 1925 KNOBLOCK HEARING HERE NEXT MONDAY – FILE INFORMATION John Redmond Reporter Redmond comments, “Sentiment over the county generally is against the change…”
Daily Republican December 15, 1925 KNOBLOCK HEARING HERE NEXT MONDAY – FILE INFORMATION Frank Hunter State Witness
Daily Republican December 15, 1925 KNOBLOCK HEARING HERE NEXT MONDAY – FILE INFORMATION William Utesler State Witness
Daily Republican December 15, 1925 KNOBLOCK HEARING HERE NEXT MONDAY – FILE INFORMATION T. H. Olinger State Witness
Daily Republican December 15, 1925 KNOBLOCK HEARING HERE NEXT MONDAY – FILE INFORMATION George Griffith State Witness
Daily Republican December 15, 1925 KNOBLOCK HEARING HERE NEXT MONDAY – FILE INFORMATION S. A. Grubb State Witness
Daily Republican December 15, 1925 KNOBLOCK HEARING HERE NEXT MONDAY – FILE INFORMATION Hermann Volland State Witness
Daily Republican December 15, 1925 KNOBLOCK HEARING HERE NEXT MONDAY – FILE INFORMATION Mrs. Minnie Jaggers State Witness
Daily Republican December 15, 1925 KNOBLOCK HEARING HERE NEXT MONDAY – FILE INFORMATION Mrs. Dora Goodrick State Witness
Daily Republican December 15, 1925 KNOBLOCK HEARING HERE NEXT MONDAY – FILE INFORMATION Grace Goodrick State Witness
Daily Republican December 15, 1925 KNOBLOCK HEARING HERE NEXT MONDAY – FILE INFORMATION Carl Goodrick State Witness
Daily Republican December 15, 1925 KNOBLOCK HEARING HERE NEXT MONDAY – FILE INFORMATION John Redmond State Witness
Daily Republican December 15, 1925 KNOBLOCK HEARING HERE NEXT MONDAY – FILE INFORMATION Ura J. Ingrim State Witness
Daily Republican December 15, 1925 KNOBLOCK HEARING HERE NEXT MONDAY – FILE INFORMATION Dr. A.N. Gray State Witness
Daily Republican December 15, 1925 KNOBLOCK HEARING HERE NEXT MONDAY – FILE INFORMATION Dr. D. W. Manson State Witness
Daily Republican December 15, 1925 KNOBLOCK HEARING HERE NEXT MONDAY – FILE INFORMATION Dr. H. T. Salisbury State Witness
Daily Republican December 15, 1925 KNOBLOCK HEARING HERE NEXT MONDAY – FILE INFORMATION Dr. M. B. Roberts State Witness
Daily Republican December 15, 1925 KNOBLOCK HEARING HERE NEXT MONDAY – FILE INFORMATION Ray S. Pierson State Witness
Daily Republican December 15, 1925 KNOBLOCK HEARING HERE NEXT MONDAY – FILE INFORMATION Clarance W. Williams State Witness
Daily Republican December 15, 1925 KNOBLOCK HEARING HERE NEXT MONDAY – FILE INFORMATION Sam Shoup State Witness
Daily Republican December 15, 1925 KNOBLOCK HEARING HERE NEXT MONDAY – FILE INFORMATION Rosa Shoup State Witness
Daily Republican December 15, 1925 KNOBLOCK HEARING HERE NEXT MONDAY – FILE INFORMATION George Albert State Witness
Daily Republican December 15, 1925 KNOBLOCK HEARING HERE NEXT MONDAY – FILE INFORMATION Maude Albert State Witness
Daily Republican December 15, 1925 KNOBLOCK HEARING HERE NEXT MONDAY – FILE INFORMATION Joseph F. Menard State Witness
Daily Republican December 15, 1925 KNOBLOCK HEARING HERE NEXT MONDAY – FILE INFORMATION Mrs. Joseph Menard State Witness
Daily Republican December 15, 1925 KNOBLOCK HEARING HERE NEXT MONDAY – FILE INFORMATION O. P. Davis State Witness
Daily Republican December 15, 1925 KNOBLOCK HEARING HERE NEXT MONDAY – FILE INFORMATION George Dornes State Witness
Daily Republican December 15, 1925 KNOBLOCK HEARING HERE NEXT MONDAY – FILE INFORMATION William Dornes State Witness
Daily Republican December 15, 1925 KNOBLOCK HEARING HERE NEXT MONDAY – FILE INFORMATION E. A. Stone State Witness
Daily Republican December 15, 1925 KNOBLOCK HEARING HERE NEXT MONDAY – FILE INFORMATION Mrs. E. A. Stone State Witness
Daily Republican December 15, 1925 KNOBLOCK HEARING HERE NEXT MONDAY – FILE INFORMATION Mrs. D. M. Bender State Witness
Daily Republican December 15, 1925 KNOBLOCK HEARING HERE NEXT MONDAY – FILE INFORMATION E. O. Grant State Witness
Daily Republican December 15, 1925 KNOBLOCK HEARING HERE NEXT MONDAY – FILE INFORMATION Warren Ellis State Witness
Daily Republican December 15, 1925 KNOBLOCK HEARING HERE NEXT MONDAY – FILE INFORMATION Charles Dewey State Witness
Daily Republican December 15, 1925 KNOBLOCK HEARING HERE NEXT MONDAY – FILE INFORMATION Mrs. Anne E. Smith State Witness
Daily Republican December 15, 1925 KNOBLOCK HEARING HERE NEXT MONDAY – FILE INFORMATION J. O. Stone State Witness
Daily Republican December 15, 1925 KNOBLOCK HEARING HERE NEXT MONDAY – FILE INFORMATION W. M. McGuire State Witness
Daily Republican December 15, 1925 KNOBLOCK HEARING HERE NEXT MONDAY – FILE INFORMATION James Stewart State Witness
Daily Republican December 15, 1925 KNOBLOCK HEARING HERE NEXT MONDAY – FILE INFORMATION Joe Rolston State Witness
Daily Republican December 15, 1925 KNOBLOCK HEARING HERE NEXT MONDAY – FILE INFORMATION Garfield Anspaugh State Witness
Daily Republican December 15, 1925 KNOBLOCK HEARING HERE NEXT MONDAY – FILE INFORMATION C. A. Buckridge State Witness
Daily Republican December 15, 1925 KNOBLOCK HEARING HERE NEXT MONDAY – FILE INFORMATION Dr. A. B. McConnell State Witness
Daily Republican December 15, 1925 KNOBLOCK HEARING HERE NEXT MONDAY – FILE INFORMATION John Kellerman State Witness
Daily Republican December 15, 1925 KNOBLOCK HEARING HERE NEXT MONDAY – FILE INFORMATION George Crotty State Witness
Daily Republican December 17, 1925 MANY PEOPLE WANT TO HEAR ARGUMENT IN KNOBLOCK CASE John Knoblock Husband/Suspect
Daily Republican December 17, 1925 MANY PEOPLE WANT TO HEAR ARGUMENT IN KNOBLOCK CASE Judge W. C. Harris Defense Attorney
Daily Republican December 17, 1925 MANY PEOPLE WANT TO HEAR ARGUMENT IN KNOBLOCK CASE Owen S. Samuel Defense Attorney
Daily Republican December 17, 1925 MANY PEOPLE WANT TO HEAR ARGUMENT IN KNOBLOCK CASE Ray S. Pierson County Attorney
Daily Republican December 17, 1925 MANY PEOPLE WANT TO HEAR ARGUMENT IN KNOBLOCK CASE Joe Rolston Prosecuting Attorney
Daily Republican December 17, 1925 MANY PEOPLE WANT TO HEAR ARGUMENT IN KNOBLOCK CASE Fred M. Harris Prosecuting Attorney
Daily Republican December 18, 1925 CALL WITNESSES TO TESTIFY IN KNOBLOCK CASE Harris & Samuel Defense Attorney call witnesses to support request to change venue
Daily Republican December 18, 1925 CALL WITNESSES TO TESTIFY IN KNOBLOCK CASE Phil Burke Defense Witness
Daily Republican December 18, 1925 CALL WITNESSES TO TESTIFY IN KNOBLOCK CASE L. R. Hettick Defense Witness
Daily Republican December 18, 1925 CALL WITNESSES TO TESTIFY IN KNOBLOCK CASE John Redmond Defense Witness
Daily Republican December 18, 1925 CALL WITNESSES TO TESTIFY IN KNOBLOCK CASE O. B. Richardson Defense Witness
Daily Republican December 18, 1925 CALL WITNESSES TO TESTIFY IN KNOBLOCK CASE George Crotty Defense Witness
Daily Republican December 18, 1925 CALL WITNESSES TO TESTIFY IN KNOBLOCK CASE Lou Volland Defense Witness
Daily Republican December 18, 1925 CALL WITNESSES TO TESTIFY IN KNOBLOCK CASE Herman Volland Defense Witness
Daily Republican December 21, 1925 JUDGE RICHARDSON HEARING AFFIDAVITS AND ARGUMENTS I. T. Richardson Judge
Daily Republican December 21, 1925 JUDGE RICHARDSON HEARING AFFIDAVITS AND ARGUMENTS A. H. Woodrow Court Reporter
Daily Republican December 21, 1925 JUDGE RICHARDSON HEARING AFFIDAVITS AND ARGUMENTS Ray S. Pierson County Attorney
Daily Republican December 21, 1925 JUDGE RICHARDSON HEARING AFFIDAVITS AND ARGUMENTS Fred M. Harris Prosecuting Attorney
Daily Republican December 21, 1925 JUDGE RICHARDSON HEARING AFFIDAVITS AND ARGUMENTS Joe Rolston Prosecuting Attorney
Daily Republican December 21, 1925 JUDGE RICHARDSON HEARING AFFIDAVITS AND ARGUMENTS John Knoblock Husband/Suspect
Daily Republican December 21, 1925 JUDGE RICHARDSON HEARING AFFIDAVITS AND ARGUMENTS Sherman Stevens Suspect AKA Deacon, AKA Blackie, released suspect
Daily Republican December 21, 1925 JUDGE RICHARDSON HEARING AFFIDAVITS AND ARGUMENTS Oscar Morris Witness
Daily Republican December 21, 1925 JUDGE RICHARDSON HEARING AFFIDAVITS AND ARGUMENTS C. B. Griffith Attorney General
Daily Republican December 22, 1925 CASE AGAINST JOHN KNOBLOCK WILL BE TRIED IN BURLINGTON John Knoblock Husband/Suspect
Daily Republican December 22, 1925 CASE AGAINST JOHN KNOBLOCK WILL BE TRIED IN BURLINGTON I. T. Richardson Judge requested three citizens for each side from around the county to report on feelings for case; rules defense didn’t prove Knoblock couldn’t get a fair trial
Daily Republican December 22, 1925 CASE AGAINST JOHN KNOBLOCK WILL BE TRIED IN BURLINGTON A. H. Woodrow Court Reporter
Daily Republican December 22, 1925 CASE AGAINST JOHN KNOBLOCK WILL BE TRIED IN BURLINGTON Fred M. Harris Prosecuting Attorney presented 145 signatures requesting case stay in Coffey County
Daily Republican December 22, 1925 CASE AGAINST JOHN KNOBLOCK WILL BE TRIED IN BURLINGTON Owen S. Samuel Defense Attorney presented 200 signatures requesting change of venue
Daily Republican December 22, 1925 CASE AGAINST JOHN KNOBLOCK WILL BE TRIED IN BURLINGTON George Crotty Witness called to stand; testified that he often heard the case discussed; prejudice against Knoblock not as bad now as before
Daily Republican December 22, 1925 CASE AGAINST JOHN KNOBLOCK WILL BE TRIED IN BURLINGTON Lee Hettick Witness called to stand; testified that case often discussed in Gridley; most people’s minds open
Daily Republican December 22, 1925 CASE AGAINST JOHN KNOBLOCK WILL BE TRIED IN BURLINGTON John Redmond Witness called to stand; no manifestations of prejudice against Knoblock, but paper published as much information as possible
Daily Republican December 22, 1925 CASE AGAINST JOHN KNOBLOCK WILL BE TRIED IN BURLINGTON C. B. Kellerman Witness called to stand; took acknowledgements tomany of the defenses affidavits, told of sentiment in county
Daily Republican December 22, 1925 CASE AGAINST JOHN KNOBLOCK WILL BE TRIED IN BURLINGTON Ray S. Pierson Witness called to stand; admitted to telling John Mozingo and John Knoblock that 90% of Coffey County believed Knoblock did it to get him to talk
Daily Republican December 22, 1925 CASE AGAINST JOHN KNOBLOCK WILL BE TRIED IN BURLINGTON Al Rickman Representative Citizen from Waverly
Daily Republican December 22, 1925 CASE AGAINST JOHN KNOBLOCK WILL BE TRIED IN BURLINGTON O. B. Richardson Representative Citizen from Gridley
Daily Republican December 22, 1925 CASE AGAINST JOHN KNOBLOCK WILL BE TRIED IN BURLINGTON W. W. Sanders, Jr. Representative Citizen from Burlington
Daily Republican December 22, 1925 CASE AGAINST JOHN KNOBLOCK WILL BE TRIED IN BURLINGTON F. W. Haight Representative Citizen from Burlington
Daily Republican December 22, 1925 CASE AGAINST JOHN KNOBLOCK WILL BE TRIED IN BURLINGTON M. A. Limbocker Representative Citizen from Burlington
Daily Republican December 22, 1925 CASE AGAINST JOHN KNOBLOCK WILL BE TRIED IN BURLINGTON John Redmond Representative Citizen from Burlington
Daily Republican December 23, 1925 PREPARING FOR BATTLE IN KNOBLOCK MURDER TRIAL – HUNDREDS SIGN Affitdavit Signees (see newspaper article for complete list)
Daily Republican December 30, 1925 DEFENSE TO TAKE GRUBB’S DEPOSITION IN KNOBLOCK CASE Ray S. Pierson County Attorney
Daily Republican December 30, 1925 DEFENSE TO TAKE GRUBB’S DEPOSITION IN KNOBLOCK CASE Harris & Samuel Defense Attorney taking deposition for hospitalized Grubb
Daily Republican December 30, 1925 DEFENSE TO TAKE GRUBB’S DEPOSITION IN KNOBLOCK CASE S. A. Grubb Witness at Newman Memorial Hospital in Emporia; Marshal
Daily Republican January 2, 1926 DISTRICT COUNRT BAR DOCKET OUT – NOT MANY CASES John Knoblock Husband/Suspect
Daily Republican January 4, 1926 TAKE DEPOSITION OF MR. GRUBB IN KNOBLOCK TRIAL S. A. Grubb Witness at Newman Memorial Hospital in Emporia; city marshal of Burlington; did some work investigating crime
Daily Republican January 4, 1926 TAKE DEPOSITION OF MR. GRUBB IN KNOBLOCK TRIAL Owen S. Samuel Defense Attorney represented defense at deposition
Daily Republican January 4, 1926 TAKE DEPOSITION OF MR. GRUBB IN KNOBLOCK TRIAL Ray S. Pierson County Attorney represented state at deposition
Daily Republican January 4, 1926 TAKE DEPOSITION OF MR. GRUBB IN KNOBLOCK TRIAL Dr. A. J. Corbett Witness attending Grubb’s wound; deposition attested that Grubb could not attend trial in person
Daily Republican January 6, 1926 DRAW EXTRA JURORS FOR KNOBLOCK CASE AND MAY NEED MORE Jurors (see newspaper article for complete list)
Daily Republican January 6, 1926 JUDGE RICHARDSON SETS COURT DOCKET – MURDER CASE FIRST I. T. Richardson Judge
Daily Republican January 7, 1926 TRIAL OF JOHN KNOBLOCK NEXT WEEK WILL BE A TRIAL, NOT A SPECTACLE I. T. Richardson Judge Judge Richardson sets rules for citizen behavior
Daily Republican January 8, 1926 DEFENSE WANTS BLACKIE STEVENS HERE FOR KNOBLOCK MURDER TRIAL Sherman Stevens Suspect Defense hoping to pin the murder on Blackie at Knoblock’s trial
Daily Republican January 8, 1926 DEFENSE WANTS BLACKIE STEVENS HERE FOR KNOBLOCK MURDER TRIAL Harris & Samuel Defense Attorney sent subpoenas to three counties in search of Blackie
Daily Republican January 8, 1926 DEFENSE WANTS BLACKIE STEVENS HERE FOR KNOBLOCK MURDER TRIAL Oscar Morris Witness Picked up Blackie
Daily Republican January 8, 1926 DEFENSE WANTS BLACKIE STEVENS HERE FOR KNOBLOCK MURDER TRIAL George Eaton Blood Hound Owner
Daily Republican January 8, 1926 DEFENSE WANTS BLACKIE STEVENS HERE FOR KNOBLOCK MURDER TRIAL LeRoy Hurt Defense Witness From Emporia
Daily Republican January 8, 1926 DEFENSE WANTS BLACKIE STEVENS HERE FOR KNOBLOCK MURDER TRIAL Wilson Defense Witness From Emporia
Daily Republican January 8, 1926 DEFENSE WANTS BLACKIE STEVENS HERE FOR KNOBLOCK MURDER TRIAL S. T. Crumley Defense Witness From Emporia
Daily Republican January 8, 1926 DEFENSE WANTS BLACKIE STEVENS HERE FOR KNOBLOCK MURDER TRIAL Harley Stack Defense Witness From Emporia
Daily Republican January 8, 1926 DEFENSE WANTS BLACKIE STEVENS HERE FOR KNOBLOCK MURDER TRIAL A. C. Brown Defense Witness deputy sheriff of Greenwood County
Daily Republican January 8, 1926 DEFENSE WANTS BLACKIE STEVENS HERE FOR KNOBLOCK MURDER TRIAL Herman Volland Subpoenaed for State
Daily Republican January 8, 1926 DEFENSE WANTS BLACKIE STEVENS HERE FOR KNOBLOCK MURDER TRIAL Mrs. Minnie Jaggers Subpoenaed for State
Daily Republican January 8, 1926 DEFENSE WANTS BLACKIE STEVENS HERE FOR KNOBLOCK MURDER TRIAL Mrs. Dora Goodrick Subpoenaed for State
Daily Republican January 8, 1926 DEFENSE WANTS BLACKIE STEVENS HERE FOR KNOBLOCK MURDER TRIAL John Redmond Subpoenaed for State
Daily Republican January 8, 1926 DEFENSE WANTS BLACKIE STEVENS HERE FOR KNOBLOCK MURDER TRIAL Ura J. Ingrim Subpoenaed for State
Daily Republican January 8, 1926 DEFENSE WANTS BLACKIE STEVENS HERE FOR KNOBLOCK MURDER TRIAL Dr. A.N. Gray Subpoenaed for State
Daily Republican January 8, 1926 DEFENSE WANTS BLACKIE STEVENS HERE FOR KNOBLOCK MURDER TRIAL Dr. Dr. W. Manson Subpoenaed for State
Daily Republican January 8, 1926 DEFENSE WANTS BLACKIE STEVENS HERE FOR KNOBLOCK MURDER TRIAL Dr. H. T. Salisbury Subpoenaed for State
Daily Republican January 8, 1926 DEFENSE WANTS BLACKIE STEVENS HERE FOR KNOBLOCK MURDER TRIAL Dr. A. B. McConnell Subpoenaed for State
Daily Republican January 8, 1926 DEFENSE WANTS BLACKIE STEVENS HERE FOR KNOBLOCK MURDER TRIAL Dr. H. B. Roberts Subpoenaed for State
Daily Republican January 8, 1926 DEFENSE WANTS BLACKIE STEVENS HERE FOR KNOBLOCK MURDER TRIAL Clarance W. Williams Subpoenaed for State
Daily Republican January 8, 1926 DEFENSE WANTS BLACKIE STEVENS HERE FOR KNOBLOCK MURDER TRIAL Sam Shoup Subpoenaed for State
Daily Republican January 8, 1926 DEFENSE WANTS BLACKIE STEVENS HERE FOR KNOBLOCK MURDER TRIAL Mrs. Sam Shoup Subpoenaed for State
Daily Republican January 8, 1926 DEFENSE WANTS BLACKIE STEVENS HERE FOR KNOBLOCK MURDER TRIAL George Albert Subpoenaed for State
Daily Republican January 8, 1926 DEFENSE WANTS BLACKIE STEVENS HERE FOR KNOBLOCK MURDER TRIAL Maude Albert Subpoenaed for State
Daily Republican January 8, 1926 DEFENSE WANTS BLACKIE STEVENS HERE FOR KNOBLOCK MURDER TRIAL Joseph F. Menard Subpoenaed for State
Daily Republican January 8, 1926 DEFENSE WANTS BLACKIE STEVENS HERE FOR KNOBLOCK MURDER TRIAL Mrs. Joseph Menard Subpoenaed for State
Daily Republican January 8, 1926 DEFENSE WANTS BLACKIE STEVENS HERE FOR KNOBLOCK MURDER TRIAL O. P. Davis Subpoenaed for State
Daily Republican January 8, 1926 DEFENSE WANTS BLACKIE STEVENS HERE FOR KNOBLOCK MURDER TRIAL George Dornes Subpoenaed for State
Daily Republican January 8, 1926 DEFENSE WANTS BLACKIE STEVENS HERE FOR KNOBLOCK MURDER TRIAL E. A. Stone Subpoenaed for State
Daily Republican January 8, 1926 DEFENSE WANTS BLACKIE STEVENS HERE FOR KNOBLOCK MURDER TRIAL Mrs. D. M. Bender Subpoenaed for State
Daily Republican January 8, 1926 DEFENSE WANTS BLACKIE STEVENS HERE FOR KNOBLOCK MURDER TRIAL E. O. Grant Subpoenaed for State
Daily Republican January 8, 1926 DEFENSE WANTS BLACKIE STEVENS HERE FOR KNOBLOCK MURDER TRIAL Warren Ellis Subpoenaed for State
Daily Republican January 8, 1926 DEFENSE WANTS BLACKIE STEVENS HERE FOR KNOBLOCK MURDER TRIAL Charles Dewey Subpoenaed for State
Daily Republican January 8, 1926 DEFENSE WANTS BLACKIE STEVENS HERE FOR KNOBLOCK MURDER TRIAL W. M. McGuire Subpoenaed for State
Daily Republican January 8, 1926 DEFENSE WANTS BLACKIE STEVENS HERE FOR KNOBLOCK MURDER TRIAL Garfield Anspaugh Subpoenaed for State
Daily Republican January 8, 1926 DEFENSE WANTS BLACKIE STEVENS HERE FOR KNOBLOCK MURDER TRIAL C. A. Buckridge Subpoenaed for State
Daily Republican January 8, 1926 DEFENSE WANTS BLACKIE STEVENS HERE FOR KNOBLOCK MURDER TRIAL John Kellerman Subpoenaed for State
Daily Republican January 8, 1926 DEFENSE WANTS BLACKIE STEVENS HERE FOR KNOBLOCK MURDER TRIAL George Crotty Subpoenaed for State
Daily Republican January 8, 1926 DEFENSE WANTS BLACKIE STEVENS HERE FOR KNOBLOCK MURDER TRIAL Elam Underwood Subpoenaed for State
Daily Republican January 8, 1926 DEFENSE WANTS BLACKIE STEVENS HERE FOR KNOBLOCK MURDER TRIAL J. E. Wood Subpoenaed for State
Daily Republican January 8, 1926 DEFENSE WANTS BLACKIE STEVENS HERE FOR KNOBLOCK MURDER TRIAL Harry Pennock Subpoenaed for State
Daily Republican January 8, 1926 DEFENSE WANTS BLACKIE STEVENS HERE FOR KNOBLOCK MURDER TRIAL William Merkle Subpoenaed for State
Daily Republican January 8, 1926 DEFENSE WANTS BLACKIE STEVENS HERE FOR KNOBLOCK MURDER TRIAL W. V. Pennington Subpoenaed for State
Daily Republican January 8, 1926 DEFENSE WANTS BLACKIE STEVENS HERE FOR KNOBLOCK MURDER TRIAL Ralph Scott Subpoenaed for State
Daily Republican January 8, 1926 DEFENSE WANTS BLACKIE STEVENS HERE FOR KNOBLOCK MURDER TRIAL Charles Delong Subpoenaed for State
Daily Republican January 8, 1926 DEFENSE WANTS BLACKIE STEVENS HERE FOR KNOBLOCK MURDER TRIAL William Utesler Subpoenaed for State
Daily Republican January 8, 1926 DEFENSE WANTS BLACKIE STEVENS HERE FOR KNOBLOCK MURDER TRIAL George Griffith Subpoenaed for State
Daily Republican January 8, 1926 DEFENSE WANTS BLACKIE STEVENS HERE FOR KNOBLOCK MURDER TRIAL George Allen Young Subpoenaed for State
Daily Republican January 8, 1926 DEFENSE WANTS BLACKIE STEVENS HERE FOR KNOBLOCK MURDER TRIAL Paul Young Subpoenaed for State
Daily Republican January 8, 1926 DEFENSE WANTS BLACKIE STEVENS HERE FOR KNOBLOCK MURDER TRIAL Joe Rolston Subpoenaed for State
Daily Republican January 8, 1926 DEFENSE WANTS BLACKIE STEVENS HERE FOR KNOBLOCK MURDER TRIAL Mrs. Anne E. Smith Subpoenaed for State from Topeka
Daily Republican January 8, 1926 DEFENSE WANTS BLACKIE STEVENS HERE FOR KNOBLOCK MURDER TRIAL James Stewart Subpoenaed for State from Topeka
Daily Republican January 8, 1926 DEFENSE WANTS BLACKIE STEVENS HERE FOR KNOBLOCK MURDER TRIAL Neale E. Addington Subpoenaed for State Subpoena duces Tecum
Daily Republican January 8, 1926 DEFENSE WANTS BLACKIE STEVENS HERE FOR KNOBLOCK MURDER TRIAL Gladys Strickler Subpoenaed for State Subpoena duces Tecum
Daily Republican January 9, 1926 EVERYTHING READY FOR KNOBLOCK TRIAL – DEFENSE CALLS 47 I. T. Richardson Judge prints tickets for admission; reminds citizens that the courtroom is small
Daily Republican January 9, 1926 EVERYTHING READY FOR KNOBLOCK TRIAL – DEFENSE CALLS 47 E. W. Barker Called for Defense From Emporia
Daily Republican January 9, 1926 EVERYTHING READY FOR KNOBLOCK TRIAL – DEFENSE CALLS 47 Ruth Mozingo Called for Defense from Topeka
Daily Republican January 9, 1926 EVERYTHING READY FOR KNOBLOCK TRIAL – DEFENSE CALLS 47 Edna Mozingo Called for Defense from Topeka
Daily Republican January 9, 1926 EVERYTHING READY FOR KNOBLOCK TRIAL – DEFENSE CALLS 47 Roy Jones Called for Defense from Lebo
Daily Republican January 9, 1926 EVERYTHING READY FOR KNOBLOCK TRIAL – DEFENSE CALLS 47 Warner Yoho Called for Defense from Yates Center
Daily Republican January 9, 1926 EVERYTHING READY FOR KNOBLOCK TRIAL – DEFENSE CALLS 47 John Yoho Called for Defense from Yates Center
Daily Republican January 9, 1926 EVERYTHING READY FOR KNOBLOCK TRIAL – DEFENSE CALLS 47 Mrs. Beals Called for Defense from Crandall
Daily Republican January 9, 1926 EVERYTHING READY FOR KNOBLOCK TRIAL – DEFENSE CALLS 47 Ivan Beals Called for Defense from Crandall
Daily Republican January 9, 1926 EVERYTHING READY FOR KNOBLOCK TRIAL – DEFENSE CALLS 47 Rosa Knapp Called for Defense
Daily Republican January 9, 1926 EVERYTHING READY FOR KNOBLOCK TRIAL – DEFENSE CALLS 47 Ella Knapp Called for Defense
Daily Republican January 9, 1926 EVERYTHING READY FOR KNOBLOCK TRIAL – DEFENSE CALLS 47 Thomas E. Hunt Called for Defense
Daily Republican January 9, 1926 EVERYTHING READY FOR KNOBLOCK TRIAL – DEFENSE CALLS 47 Earl Griffin Called for Defense
Daily Republican January 9, 1926 EVERYTHING READY FOR KNOBLOCK TRIAL – DEFENSE CALLS 47 Lucy Isch Called for Defense
Daily Republican January 9, 1926 EVERYTHING READY FOR KNOBLOCK TRIAL – DEFENSE CALLS 47 Joe Isch Called for Defense
Daily Republican January 9, 1926 EVERYTHING READY FOR KNOBLOCK TRIAL – DEFENSE CALLS 47 A. R. Hursh Called for Defense
Daily Republican January 9, 1926 EVERYTHING READY FOR KNOBLOCK TRIAL – DEFENSE CALLS 47 Orville Haehn Called for Defense
Daily Republican January 9, 1926 EVERYTHING READY FOR KNOBLOCK TRIAL – DEFENSE CALLS 47 Mrs. O. P. Davis Called for Defense
Daily Republican January 9, 1926 EVERYTHING READY FOR KNOBLOCK TRIAL – DEFENSE CALLS 47 Will Dornes Called for Defense
Daily Republican January 9, 1926 EVERYTHING READY FOR KNOBLOCK TRIAL – DEFENSE CALLS 47 E. O. Grant Called for Defense
Daily Republican January 9, 1926 EVERYTHING READY FOR KNOBLOCK TRIAL – DEFENSE CALLS 47 Maude Albert Called for Defense
Daily Republican January 9, 1926 EVERYTHING READY FOR KNOBLOCK TRIAL – DEFENSE CALLS 47 Velma Haehn Called for Defense
Daily Republican January 9, 1926 EVERYTHING READY FOR KNOBLOCK TRIAL – DEFENSE CALLS 47 Minnie Underwood Called for Defense
Daily Republican January 9, 1926 EVERYTHING READY FOR KNOBLOCK TRIAL – DEFENSE CALLS 47 Mrs. Margaret Winchester Called for Defense
Daily Republican January 9, 1926 EVERYTHING READY FOR KNOBLOCK TRIAL – DEFENSE CALLS 47 George Dornes Called for Defense
Daily Republican January 9, 1926 EVERYTHING READY FOR KNOBLOCK TRIAL – DEFENSE CALLS 47 John Dornes Called for Defense
Daily Republican January 9, 1926 EVERYTHING READY FOR KNOBLOCK TRIAL – DEFENSE CALLS 47 William Phillips Called for Defense
Daily Republican January 9, 1926 EVERYTHING READY FOR KNOBLOCK TRIAL – DEFENSE CALLS 47 Dr. A.N. Gray Called for Defense
Daily Republican January 9, 1926 EVERYTHING READY FOR KNOBLOCK TRIAL – DEFENSE CALLS 47 Dr. H. T. Salisbury Called for Defense
Daily Republican January 9, 1926 EVERYTHING READY FOR KNOBLOCK TRIAL – DEFENSE CALLS 47 Mrs. Stella Ray Called for Defense
Daily Republican January 9, 1926 EVERYTHING READY FOR KNOBLOCK TRIAL – DEFENSE CALLS 47 Frank Hunt Called for Defense
Daily Republican January 9, 1926 EVERYTHING READY FOR KNOBLOCK TRIAL – DEFENSE CALLS 47 Dr. McConnell Called for Defense
Daily Republican January 9, 1926 EVERYTHING READY FOR KNOBLOCK TRIAL – DEFENSE CALLS 47 Wm. Utesler Called for Defense
Daily Republican January 9, 1926 EVERYTHING READY FOR KNOBLOCK TRIAL – DEFENSE CALLS 47 George Griffith Called for Defense
Daily Republican January 9, 1926 EVERYTHING READY FOR KNOBLOCK TRIAL – DEFENSE CALLS 47 Herman Volland Called for Defense
Daily Republican January 9, 1926 EVERYTHING READY FOR KNOBLOCK TRIAL – DEFENSE CALLS 47 Dora Goodrick Called for Defense
Daily Republican January 9, 1926 EVERYTHING READY FOR KNOBLOCK TRIAL – DEFENSE CALLS 47 Sam Shoup Called for Defense
Daily Republican January 9, 1926 EVERYTHING READY FOR KNOBLOCK TRIAL – DEFENSE CALLS 47 Rosa Shoup Called for Defense
Daily Republican January 9, 1926 EVERYTHING READY FOR KNOBLOCK TRIAL – DEFENSE CALLS 47 W. M. McGuire Called for Defense
Daily Republican January 9, 1926 EVERYTHING READY FOR KNOBLOCK TRIAL – DEFENSE CALLS 47 Mrs. Mattie Vick Called for Defense
Daily Republican January 9, 1926 EVERYTHING READY FOR KNOBLOCK TRIAL – DEFENSE CALLS 47 Bert Johnson Called for Defense
Daily Republican January 9, 1926 EVERYTHING READY FOR KNOBLOCK TRIAL – DEFENSE CALLS 47 Mrs. Bert Johnson Called for Defense
Daily Republican January 9, 1926 EVERYTHING READY FOR KNOBLOCK TRIAL – DEFENSE CALLS 47 Mrs. Floyd Fosnight Called for Defense
Daily Republican January 9, 1926 EVERYTHING READY FOR KNOBLOCK TRIAL – DEFENSE CALLS 47 Wm. Crotty Jr. Called for Defense
Daily Republican January 9, 1926 EVERYTHING READY FOR KNOBLOCK TRIAL – DEFENSE CALLS 47 Fred Hahn Called for Defense
Daily Republican January 9, 1926 EVERYTHING READY FOR KNOBLOCK TRIAL – DEFENSE CALLS 47 Bert Ziegler Called for Defense
Daily Republican January 11, 1926 TRIAL OF JOHN KNOBLOCK BEGINS IN COFFEY COUNTY DISTRICT COURT John Knoblock Husband/Suspect
Daily Republican January 11, 1926 TRIAL OF JOHN KNOBLOCK BEGINS IN COFFEY COUNTY DISTRICT COURT Sherman Stevens Suspect AKA Deacon, AKA Blackie, released suspect
Daily Republican January 11, 1926 TRIAL OF JOHN KNOBLOCK BEGINS IN COFFEY COUNTY DISTRICT COURT Marvin Engle Called for Defense
Daily Republican January 11, 1926 TRIAL OF JOHN KNOBLOCK BEGINS IN COFFEY COUNTY DISTRICT COURT Ernest Bates Called for Defense
Daily Republican January 11, 1926 TRIAL OF JOHN KNOBLOCK BEGINS IN COFFEY COUNTY DISTRICT COURT H. A. Smith Called for Defense
Daily Republican January 11, 1926 TRIAL OF JOHN KNOBLOCK BEGINS IN COFFEY COUNTY DISTRICT COURT Layon Stewart Called for Defense
Daily Republican January 11, 1926 TRIAL OF JOHN KNOBLOCK BEGINS IN COFFEY COUNTY DISTRICT COURT Ray Knoblock Called for Defense
Daily Republican January 11, 1926 TRIAL OF JOHN KNOBLOCK BEGINS IN COFFEY COUNTY DISTRICT COURT Jake Knoblock Called for Defense
Daily Republican January 11, 1926 TRIAL OF JOHN KNOBLOCK BEGINS IN COFFEY COUNTY DISTRICT COURT John Kellerman Called for Defense
Daily Republican January 11, 1926 TRIAL OF JOHN KNOBLOCK BEGINS IN COFFEY COUNTY DISTRICT COURT George Crotty Called for Defense
Daily Republican January 11, 1926 TRIAL OF JOHN KNOBLOCK BEGINS IN COFFEY COUNTY DISTRICT COURT Skip Beatty Called for Defense
Daily Republican January 11, 1926 TRIAL OF JOHN KNOBLOCK BEGINS IN COFFEY COUNTY DISTRICT COURT Perry Martin Called for Defense
Daily Republican January 11, 1926 TRIAL OF JOHN KNOBLOCK BEGINS IN COFFEY COUNTY DISTRICT COURT Chas. Goodrick Called for Defense
Daily Republican January 11, 1926 TRIAL OF JOHN KNOBLOCK BEGINS IN COFFEY COUNTY DISTRICT COURT Kate Bond Called for Defense
Daily Republican January 11, 1926 TRIAL OF JOHN KNOBLOCK BEGINS IN COFFEY COUNTY DISTRICT COURT E. E. Anderson Called for Defense
Daily Republican January 11, 1926 TRIAL OF JOHN KNOBLOCK BEGINS IN COFFEY COUNTY DISTRICT COURT Fred Dale Called for Defense
Daily Republican January 11, 1926 TRIAL OF JOHN KNOBLOCK BEGINS IN COFFEY COUNTY DISTRICT COURT Mrs. Lou Grimsley Called for Defense
Daily Republican January 11, 1926 TRIAL OF JOHN KNOBLOCK BEGINS IN COFFEY COUNTY DISTRICT COURT Hayward Theobald Called for Defense
Daily Republican January 11, 1926 TRIAL OF JOHN KNOBLOCK BEGINS IN COFFEY COUNTY DISTRICT COURT R. C. King Called for Defense
Daily Republican January 11, 1926 TRIAL OF JOHN KNOBLOCK BEGINS IN COFFEY COUNTY DISTRICT COURT Amos Paxson Called for Defense
Daily Republican January 11, 1926 TRIAL OF JOHN KNOBLOCK BEGINS IN COFFEY COUNTY DISTRICT COURT I. T. Richardson Judge asked for motions before wasting time calling jury
Daily Republican January 11, 1926 TRIAL OF JOHN KNOBLOCK BEGINS IN COFFEY COUNTY DISTRICT COURT Owen S. Samuel Defense Attorney mad because state wanted more witnesses, including some who refused to share their testimony ahead of time
Daily Republican January 11, 1926 TRIAL OF JOHN KNOBLOCK BEGINS IN COFFEY COUNTY DISTRICT COURT W. V. Pennington Subpoenaed for State
Daily Republican January 11, 1926 TRIAL OF JOHN KNOBLOCK BEGINS IN COFFEY COUNTY DISTRICT COURT Wm. Merkle Subpoenaed for State
Daily Republican January 11, 1926 TRIAL OF JOHN KNOBLOCK BEGINS IN COFFEY COUNTY DISTRICT COURT Ralph Scott Subpoenaed for State
Daily Republican January 11, 1926 TRIAL OF JOHN KNOBLOCK BEGINS IN COFFEY COUNTY DISTRICT COURT Chas. Delong Subpoenaed for State
Daily Republican January 11, 1926 TRIAL OF JOHN KNOBLOCK BEGINS IN COFFEY COUNTY DISTRICT COURT Neale E. Addington Subpoenaed for State
Daily Republican January 11, 1926 TRIAL OF JOHN KNOBLOCK BEGINS IN COFFEY COUNTY DISTRICT COURT Gladys Strickler Subpoenaed for State
Daily Republican January 11, 1926 TRIAL OF JOHN KNOBLOCK BEGINS IN COFFEY COUNTY DISTRICT COURT James Dawson Subpoenaed for State
Daily Republican January 11, 1926 TRIAL OF JOHN KNOBLOCK BEGINS IN COFFEY COUNTY DISTRICT COURT Mrs. Minnie Knoblock Subpoenaed for State
Daily Republican January 11, 1926 TRIAL OF JOHN KNOBLOCK BEGINS IN COFFEY COUNTY DISTRICT COURT Clarence Conrad Subpoenaed for State
Daily Republican January 11, 1926 TRIAL OF JOHN KNOBLOCK BEGINS IN COFFEY COUNTY DISTRICT COURT A. P. Patterson Subpoenaed for State
Daily Republican January 11, 1926 TRIAL OF JOHN KNOBLOCK BEGINS IN COFFEY COUNTY DISTRICT COURT Judge W. C. Harris Defense Attorney requested that witnesses be endorsed
Daily Republican January 11, 1926 TRIAL OF JOHN KNOBLOCK BEGINS IN COFFEY COUNTY DISTRICT COURT Owen S. Samuel Defense Attorney waived arraignment and pleaded NOT GUILTY
Daily Republican January 11, 1926 TRIAL OF JOHN KNOBLOCK BEGINS IN COFFEY COUNTY DISTRICT COURT Ray S. Pierson County Attorney
Daily Republican January 11, 1926 TRIAL OF JOHN KNOBLOCK BEGINS IN COFFEY COUNTY DISTRICT COURT Joe Rolston Prosecuting Attorney
Daily Republican January 11, 1926 TRIAL OF JOHN KNOBLOCK BEGINS IN COFFEY COUNTY DISTRICT COURT Fred M. Harris Prosecuting Attorney
Daily Republican January 11, 1926 TRIAL OF JOHN KNOBLOCK BEGINS IN COFFEY COUNTY DISTRICT COURT A. H. Woodrow Court Reporter
Daily Republican January 12, 1926 MAKING GOOD PROGRESS TOWARD SECURING JURY W. J. Pollock Potential Juror first juror called, passed by defense
Daily Republican January 12, 1926 MAKING GOOD PROGRESS TOWARD SECURING JURY E. E. Baker Potential Juror passed first round
Daily Republican January 12, 1926 MAKING GOOD PROGRESS TOWARD SECURING JURY J. V. Blair Potential Juror passed first round
Daily Republican January 12, 1926 MAKING GOOD PROGRESS TOWARD SECURING JURY Ray Cox Potential Juror passed first round
Daily Republican January 12, 1926 MAKING GOOD PROGRESS TOWARD SECURING JURY M. E. Corbin Potential Juror passed first round
Daily Republican January 12, 1926 MAKING GOOD PROGRESS TOWARD SECURING JURY Frank Decker Potential Juror passed first round
Daily Republican January 12, 1926 MAKING GOOD PROGRESS TOWARD SECURING JURY E. W. Ellis Potential Juror passed first round
Daily Republican January 12, 1926 MAKING GOOD PROGRESS TOWARD SECURING JURY Frank Hiles Potential Juror passed first round
Daily Republican January 12, 1926 MAKING GOOD PROGRESS TOWARD SECURING JURY Oliver Kelly Potential Juror passed first round
Daily Republican January 12, 1926 MAKING GOOD PROGRESS TOWARD SECURING JURY U. G. Keever Potential Juror passed first round
Daily Republican January 12, 1926 MAKING GOOD PROGRESS TOWARD SECURING JURY T. E. Lewis Potential Juror passed first round
Daily Republican January 12, 1926 MAKING GOOD PROGRESS TOWARD SECURING JURY C. W. Strickland Potential Juror passed first round
Daily Republican January 12, 1926 MAKING GOOD PROGRESS TOWARD SECURING JURY O. C. Applegate Potential Juror excused for cause
Daily Republican January 12, 1926 MAKING GOOD PROGRESS TOWARD SECURING JURY Roy H. Baker Potential Juror excused for cause; said evidence would be needed to change his opinion
Daily Republican January 12, 1926 MAKING GOOD PROGRESS TOWARD SECURING JURY Chas. Bunton Potential Juror excused for cause
Daily Republican January 12, 1926 MAKING GOOD PROGRESS TOWARD SECURING JURY A. M. Bunge Potential Juror excused for cause; didn’t like circumstantial evidence
Daily Republican January 12, 1926 MAKING GOOD PROGRESS TOWARD SECURING JURY J. A. Draper Potential Juror excused for cause; discussed case with two men who were afterwards subpoenaed as witnesses
Daily Republican January 12, 1926 MAKING GOOD PROGRESS TOWARD SECURING JURY James Finical Potential Juror excused for cause; had opinion of defendant
Daily Republican January 12, 1926 MAKING GOOD PROGRESS TOWARD SECURING JURY M. A. Gifford Potential Juror excused for cause; was present at preliminary hearing
Daily Republican January 12, 1926 MAKING GOOD PROGRESS TOWARD SECURING JURY Hugh C. Hainey Potential Juror excused for cause; fixed opinion
Daily Republican January 12, 1926 MAKING GOOD PROGRESS TOWARD SECURING JURY O. W. Hussa Potential Juror excused for cause; didn’t believe in using bloodhounds to track humans
Daily Republican January 12, 1926 MAKING GOOD PROGRESS TOWARD SECURING JURY J. C. Johnson Potential Juror excused for cause; didn’t like circumstantial evidence
Daily Republican January 12, 1926 MAKING GOOD PROGRESS TOWARD SECURING JURY August Lowe Potential Juror excused for cause; opinions
Daily Republican January 12, 1926 MAKING GOOD PROGRESS TOWARD SECURING JURY John M. Mattox Potential Juror excused for cause; most likely deaf and couldn’t understand questions
Daily Republican January 12, 1926 MAKING GOOD PROGRESS TOWARD SECURING JURY H. H. Prior Potential Juror excused for cause; attended preliminary and formed an opinion
Daily Republican January 12, 1926 MAKING GOOD PROGRESS TOWARD SECURING JURY Chas. Atkinson Potential Juror excused for cause; formed an opinion
Daily Republican January 12, 1926 MAKING GOOD PROGRESS TOWARD SECURING JURY John Redmond Reporter “The first day was almost entirely void of sensational or even very interesting situations.”
Daily Republican January 12, 1926 MAKING GOOD PROGRESS TOWARD SECURING JURY Park L. Ballew Potential Juror presence not needed – excused
Daily Republican January 12, 1926 MAKING GOOD PROGRESS TOWARD SECURING JURY J. S. Brandon Potential Juror presence not needed – excused
Daily Republican January 12, 1926 MAKING GOOD PROGRESS TOWARD SECURING JURY J. P. Baxter Potential Juror presence not needed – excused
Daily Republican January 12, 1926 MAKING GOOD PROGRESS TOWARD SECURING JURY H. A. Belts Potential Juror presence not needed – excused
Daily Republican January 12, 1926 MAKING GOOD PROGRESS TOWARD SECURING JURY L. L. Burton Potential Juror presence not needed – excused
Daily Republican January 12, 1926 MAKING GOOD PROGRESS TOWARD SECURING JURY C. R. Brown Potential Juror presence not needed – excused
Daily Republican January 12, 1926 MAKING GOOD PROGRESS TOWARD SECURING JURY J. H. Boeke Potential Juror presence not needed – excused
Daily Republican January 12, 1926 MAKING GOOD PROGRESS TOWARD SECURING JURY G. W. Calvert Potential Juror presence not needed – excused
Daily Republican January 12, 1926 MAKING GOOD PROGRESS TOWARD SECURING JURY A. W. Cramer Potential Juror presence not needed – excused
Daily Republican January 12, 1926 MAKING GOOD PROGRESS TOWARD SECURING JURY Chas. B. Combs Potential Juror presence not needed – excused
Daily Republican January 12, 1926 MAKING GOOD PROGRESS TOWARD SECURING JURY Leonard Custer Potential Juror presence not needed – excused
Daily Republican January 12, 1926 MAKING GOOD PROGRESS TOWARD SECURING JURY J. H. Dalby Potential Juror presence not needed – excused
Daily Republican January 12, 1926 MAKING GOOD PROGRESS TOWARD SECURING JURY Lester Davis Potential Juror presence not needed – excused
Daily Republican January 12, 1926 MAKING GOOD PROGRESS TOWARD SECURING JURY H. H. Edwards Potential Juror presence not needed – excused
Daily Republican January 12, 1926 MAKING GOOD PROGRESS TOWARD SECURING JURY V. L. Estep Potential Juror presence not needed – excused
Daily Republican January 12, 1926 MAKING GOOD PROGRESS TOWARD SECURING JURY Lem Ellis Potential Juror presence not needed – excused
Daily Republican January 12, 1926 MAKING GOOD PROGRESS TOWARD SECURING JURY C. S. Finney Potential Juror presence not needed – excused
Daily Republican January 12, 1926 MAKING GOOD PROGRESS TOWARD SECURING JURY D. P. Funk Potential Juror presence not needed – excused
Daily Republican January 12, 1926 MAKING GOOD PROGRESS TOWARD SECURING JURY Bert Gentry Potential Juror presence not needed – excused
Daily Republican January 12, 1926 MAKING GOOD PROGRESS TOWARD SECURING JURY Wm. Grobengeiser Potential Juror presence not needed – excused
Daily Republican January 12, 1926 MAKING GOOD PROGRESS TOWARD SECURING JURY N. L. Grover Potential Juror presence not needed – excused
Daily Republican January 12, 1926 MAKING GOOD PROGRESS TOWARD SECURING JURY John Hale Potential Juror presence not needed – excused
Daily Republican January 12, 1926 MAKING GOOD PROGRESS TOWARD SECURING JURY C. L. Hanes Potential Juror presence not needed – excused
Daily Republican January 12, 1926 MAKING GOOD PROGRESS TOWARD SECURING JURY J. W. Hodges Potential Juror presence not needed – excused
Daily Republican January 12, 1926 MAKING GOOD PROGRESS TOWARD SECURING JURY David Hughes Potential Juror presence not needed – excused
Daily Republican January 12, 1926 MAKING GOOD PROGRESS TOWARD SECURING JURY U. J. Ingrim Potential Juror presence not needed – excused
Daily Republican January 12, 1926 MAKING GOOD PROGRESS TOWARD SECURING JURY Roy Johnson Potential Juror presence not needed – excused
Daily Republican January 12, 1926 MAKING GOOD PROGRESS TOWARD SECURING JURY Wm. J. Jones Potential Juror presence not needed – excused
Daily Republican January 12, 1926 MAKING GOOD PROGRESS TOWARD SECURING JURY J. M. Knight Potential Juror presence not needed – excused
Daily Republican January 12, 1926 MAKING GOOD PROGRESS TOWARD SECURING JURY D. J. Miller Potential Juror presence not needed – excused
Daily Republican January 12, 1926 MAKING GOOD PROGRESS TOWARD SECURING JURY S. H. Rhoads Potential Juror presence not needed – excused
Daily Republican January 12, 1926 MAKING GOOD PROGRESS TOWARD SECURING JURY F. A. Ruby Potential Juror presence not needed – excused
Daily Republican January 12, 1926 MAKING GOOD PROGRESS TOWARD SECURING JURY Sam Spencer Potential Juror presence not needed – excused
Daily Republican January 12, 1926 MAKING GOOD PROGRESS TOWARD SECURING JURY L. C. Vincent Potential Juror presence not needed – excused
Daily Republican January 12, 1926 MAKING GOOD PROGRESS TOWARD SECURING JURY A. S. Young Potential Juror presence not needed – excused
Daily Republican January 12, 1926 MAKING GOOD PROGRESS TOWARD SECURING JURY Earl Schermerhorn Potential Juror excused for this trial, to return on Tuesday
Daily Republican January 12, 1926 MAKING GOOD PROGRESS TOWARD SECURING JURY Edward Orsborn Potential Juror excused from this trial to take care of his store
Daily Republican January 12, 1926 MAKING GOOD PROGRESS TOWARD SECURING JURY I. N. Mark Potential Juror excused to care for daughter in body cast from infantile paralysis
Daily Republican January 12, 1926 MAKING GOOD PROGRESS TOWARD SECURING JURY Ralph Chapman Potential Juror excused because son had appendicitis
Daily Republican January 13, 1926 WITNESSES ARE EXCLUDED FROM ROOM DURING TRIAL I. T. Richardson Judge excluded witnesses from courtroom
Daily Republican January 13, 1926 WITNESSES ARE EXCLUDED FROM ROOM DURING TRIAL Frank Hiles First Trial Juror
Daily Republican January 13, 1926 WITNESSES ARE EXCLUDED FROM ROOM DURING TRIAL Jack Britton First Trial Juror
Daily Republican January 13, 1926 WITNESSES ARE EXCLUDED FROM ROOM DURING TRIAL W. C. Combes First Trial Juror
Daily Republican January 13, 1926 WITNESSES ARE EXCLUDED FROM ROOM DURING TRIAL Frank Decker First Trial Juror
Daily Republican January 13, 1926 WITNESSES ARE EXCLUDED FROM ROOM DURING TRIAL E. W. Ellis First Trial Juror
Daily Republican January 13, 1926 WITNESSES ARE EXCLUDED FROM ROOM DURING TRIAL Oliver Kelly First Trial Juror
Daily Republican January 13, 1926 WITNESSES ARE EXCLUDED FROM ROOM DURING TRIAL E. G. Baker First Trial Juror
Daily Republican January 13, 1926 WITNESSES ARE EXCLUDED FROM ROOM DURING TRIAL George Baker First Trial Juror
Daily Republican January 13, 1926 WITNESSES ARE EXCLUDED FROM ROOM DURING TRIAL John Clark First Trial Juror
Daily Republican January 13, 1926 WITNESSES ARE EXCLUDED FROM ROOM DURING TRIAL George Bruce First Trial Juror
Daily Republican January 13, 1926 WITNESSES ARE EXCLUDED FROM ROOM DURING TRIAL C. W. Strickland First Trial Juror
Daily Republican January 13, 1926 WITNESSES ARE EXCLUDED FROM ROOM DURING TRIAL G. H. Bennett First Trial Juror
Daily Republican January 13, 1926 WITNESSES ARE EXCLUDED FROM ROOM DURING TRIAL T. E. Lewis Potential Juror excused after peremptory challenge from State
Daily Republican January 13, 1926 WITNESSES ARE EXCLUDED FROM ROOM DURING TRIAL C. C. Shotwell Potential Juror excused after admitting he had known Knoblock since childhood
Daily Republican January 13, 1926 WITNESSES ARE EXCLUDED FROM ROOM DURING TRIAL Frank L. Williams Potential Juror excused after challenge by defense
Daily Republican January 13, 1926 WITNESSES ARE EXCLUDED FROM ROOM DURING TRIAL H. U. Chrisman Potential Juror passed for cause
Daily Republican January 13, 1926 WITNESSES ARE EXCLUDED FROM ROOM DURING TRIAL J. V. Blair Potential Juror excused after challenge by defense
Daily Republican January 13, 1926 WITNESSES ARE EXCLUDED FROM ROOM DURING TRIAL John S. Salisbury Potential Juror challenged for cause and excused because of fixed opinion
Daily Republican January 13, 1926 WITNESSES ARE EXCLUDED FROM ROOM DURING TRIAL John Clark Potential Juror passed
Daily Republican January 13, 1926 WITNESSES ARE EXCLUDED FROM ROOM DURING TRIAL Lee O. Tipton Potential Juror passed by both sides
Daily Republican January 13, 1926 WITNESSES ARE EXCLUDED FROM ROOM DURING TRIAL Ray Cox Potential Juror defense exercised peremtopy challenge
Daily Republican January 13, 1926 WITNESSES ARE EXCLUDED FROM ROOM DURING TRIAL W. J. Pollock Potential Juror excused
Daily Republican January 13, 1926 WITNESSES ARE EXCLUDED FROM ROOM DURING TRIAL N. C. Calvert Potential Juror passed
Daily Republican January 13, 1926 WITNESSES ARE EXCLUDED FROM ROOM DURING TRIAL H. U. Chrisman Potential Juror defense exercised peremtopy challenge
Daily Republican January 13, 1926 WITNESSES ARE EXCLUDED FROM ROOM DURING TRIAL George Volland Potential Juror excused for being brother of a witness
Daily Republican January 13, 1926 WITNESSES ARE EXCLUDED FROM ROOM DURING TRIAL George Bruce Potential Juror passed (former county clerk)
Daily Republican January 13, 1926 WITNESSES ARE EXCLUDED FROM ROOM DURING TRIAL M. E. Corbin Potential Juror excused after peremptory challenge from State
Daily Republican January 13, 1926 WITNESSES ARE EXCLUDED FROM ROOM DURING TRIAL J. H. Norman Potential Juror excused for fixed opinion
Daily Republican January 13, 1926 WITNESSES ARE EXCLUDED FROM ROOM DURING TRIAL P.F. Chamberlain Potential Juror excused for fixed opinion
Daily Republican January 13, 1926 WITNESSES ARE EXCLUDED FROM ROOM DURING TRIAL Wm. McCann Potential Juror defense exercised peremtopy challenge
Daily Republican January 13, 1926 WITNESSES ARE EXCLUDED FROM ROOM DURING TRIAL Bert Monfore Potential Juror excused for having talked to sheriff about case
Daily Republican January 13, 1926 WITNESSES ARE EXCLUDED FROM ROOM DURING TRIAL Jack Britton Potential Juror passed
Daily Republican January 13, 1926 WITNESSES ARE EXCLUDED FROM ROOM DURING TRIAL Lee O. Tipton Potential Juror excused after peremptory challenge from State
Daily Republican January 13, 1926 WITNESSES ARE EXCLUDED FROM ROOM DURING TRIAL E. J. Hammond Potential Juror excused for attending preliminary
Daily Republican January 13, 1926 WITNESSES ARE EXCLUDED FROM ROOM DURING TRIAL John Henry Potential Juror defense exercised peremtopy challenge
Daily Republican January 13, 1926 WITNESSES ARE EXCLUDED FROM ROOM DURING TRIAL Bert Barrricklow Potential Juror defense exercised peremtopy challenge
Daily Republican January 13, 1926 WITNESSES ARE EXCLUDED FROM ROOM DURING TRIAL H. Bennett Potential Juror passed
Daily Republican January 13, 1926 WITNESSES ARE EXCLUDED FROM ROOM DURING TRIAL U. G. Keever Potential Juror excused after peremptory challenge from State
Daily Republican January 13, 1926 WITNESSES ARE EXCLUDED FROM ROOM DURING TRIAL H. C. Volland Potential Juror excused because he was the brother-in-law of the sheriff and related to the Kellermans
Daily Republican January 13, 1926 WITNESSES ARE EXCLUDED FROM ROOM DURING TRIAL Dan Simmons Potential Juror excused because he doesn’t like circumstantial evidence
Daily Republican January 13, 1926 WITNESSES ARE EXCLUDED FROM ROOM DURING TRIAL Charles Russell Potential Juror excused for having fixed opinion
Daily Republican January 13, 1926 WITNESSES ARE EXCLUDED FROM ROOM DURING TRIAL A. C. Baxter Potential Juror excused because he felt life in prison was too long for 1st degree murder
Daily Republican January 13, 1926 WITNESSES ARE EXCLUDED FROM ROOM DURING TRIAL Paul Cellar Potential Juror excused for cause
Daily Republican January 13, 1926 WITNESSES ARE EXCLUDED FROM ROOM DURING TRIAL N. C. Calvert Potential Juror excused because he became ill
Daily Republican January 13, 1926 WITNESSES ARE EXCLUDED FROM ROOM DURING TRIAL W. C. Combes Potential Juror called to fill Calvert’s spot and passed
Daily Republican January 13, 1926 WITNESSES ARE EXCLUDED FROM ROOM DURING TRIAL J. M. Harrison Potential Juror being examined at time of writing
Daily Republican January 14, 1926 EXAMINING THE WITNESSES IN KNOBLOCK MURDER CASE John Knoblock Husband/Suspect
Daily Republican January 14, 1926 EXAMINING THE WITNESSES IN KNOBLOCK MURDER CASE Frank Hunter On the Stand Sheriff of Coffey County. Recounts day of Florence’s murder: body location, injuries, blanket, pillow, stove lid, missing razor, prints, Knoblock’s reaction, crowd, condition of house, other investigators, bread starter, signs.
Daily Republican January 14, 1926 EXAMINING THE WITNESSES IN KNOBLOCK MURDER CASE Mrs. Dora Goodrick On the Stand Neighbor of Knoblocks. Recounts John’s description of how Florence died, seeing blood in kitchen after funeral
Daily Republican January 14, 1926 EXAMINING THE WITNESSES IN KNOBLOCK MURDER CASE Grace Goodrick On the Stand High school girl living on farm 1/2 mile from Knoblocks. Visited Knoblocks Friday evening before murder. Recounted conversation she overheard between Mrs. Dora Goodrick and John Knoblock.
Daily Republican January 14, 1926 EXAMINING THE WITNESSES IN KNOBLOCK MURDER CASE Mrs. Joe Menard On the Stand Lives 6 miles SW of Burlington, knew Mrs. Knoblock 10 years. Says Knoblock was emotionless. Recounts Knoblock’s description of murder and Blackie’s involvement, condition of house, lady moving boys pants (no razor), sponge on stove
Daily Republican January 15, 1926 KNOBLOCK TRIAL DRAGS ALONG – TWO WITNESSES DECLARE RAZOR Judge W. C. Harris Defense Attorney
Daily Republican January 15, 1926 KNOBLOCK TRIAL DRAGS ALONG – TWO WITNESSES DECLARE RAZOR Owen S. Samuel Defense Attorney
Daily Republican January 15, 1926 KNOBLOCK TRIAL DRAGS ALONG – TWO WITNESSES DECLARE RAZOR Mrs. Joe Menard On the Stand Insists that there was no razor under boy’s clothing. Saw money on dresser. Saw sponge on stove.
Daily Republican January 15, 1926 KNOBLOCK TRIAL DRAGS ALONG – TWO WITNESSES DECLARE RAZOR Joe Menard On the Stand Farmer living 14 years in Coffey County, acquainted with John Knoblock for 7 or 8 years. Went to see tracks (no horse tracks). Knoblock insisted it was Blackie. Saw hounds.
Daily Republican January 15, 1926 KNOBLOCK TRIAL DRAGS ALONG – TWO WITNESSES DECLARE RAZOR Dr. A.N. Gray On the Stand Doctor who accompanied Pierson to Knoblock house, first met Knoblock day of murder. Described condition of body.
Daily Republican January 15, 1926 KNOBLOCK TRIAL DRAGS ALONG – TWO WITNESSES DECLARE RAZOR John Redmond On the Stand Reporter for the Daily Republican, went with Pierson and Gray to get story. Described scene. Recounts Knoblock’s description of events and Blackie.
Daily Republican January 15, 1926 KNOBLOCK TRIAL DRAGS ALONG – TWO WITNESSES DECLARE RAZOR E. A. Stone On the Stand Undertaker. Described scene. Insists there was no razor under clothing. Saw bloodstain on Knoblock’s good pants. Knoblock’s nice tombstone comment.
Daily Republican January 15, 1926 KNOBLOCK TRIAL DRAGS ALONG – TWO WITNESSES DECLARE RAZOR J. E. Wood(s) On the Stand AKA Erky.  Close neighbor for 5 years. Knoblock said he was glad Erky saw him in town.
Daily Republican January 15, 1926 WAKES SHERIFF UP Frank Hunter Sheriff Stolen car from Emporia.
Daily Republican January 16, 1926 STATE NOT QUITE THROUGH DEFENSE WILL BEGIN MONDAY Ed Tolbert Witness Fight over whether the testimony of an infidel was credible evidence.
Daily Republican January 16, 1926 STATE NOT QUITE THROUGH DEFENSE WILL BEGIN MONDAY E. A. Stone On the Stand Discussed blood on blue trousers.
Daily Republican January 16, 1926 STATE NOT QUITE THROUGH DEFENSE WILL BEGIN MONDAY Elam Underwood On the Stand Farmer SW of Burlington. Known Knoblock 18-20 years. Lived 1 1/2 miles from Knoblock. Recounted conversation with Knoblock day of murder.
Daily Republican January 16, 1926 STATE NOT QUITE THROUGH DEFENSE WILL BEGIN MONDAY W. V. Pennington On the Stand Farmer 9 miles NW of Burlington, known Knoblock for years. Arrived as Knoblock talked with someone about fixing pasture fence.
Daily Republican January 16, 1926 STATE NOT QUITE THROUGH DEFENSE WILL BEGIN MONDAY Warren Ellis On the Stand Oil man from Gridley, known Knoblock slightly since murder.  Recounts Knoblock saying he took in groceries, saw wife, went out for more groceries. Cows needed milking. Mrs. Mozingo watched Knoblock entire time. Saw car track.
Daily Republican January 16, 1926 STATE NOT QUITE THROUGH DEFENSE WILL BEGIN MONDAY Wm. Utesler On the Stand Farmer, former sheriff, now deputy sheriff, lived 5 1/2 miles north of Knoblock; known Knoblock 15 years. Said Knoblock described stopping boy from seeing Mamma. Walked through house with boy, armed. Boy fell asleep on spread. Said Knoblock thought she hemorrhaged because it was her “sick time.” Cooking question from Roger. Knoblock described finding razor under clothes. Confrontation between Knoblock and Blackie. Bloody clothes in catalpa tree.
Daily Republican January 16, 1926 STATE NOT QUITE THROUGH DEFENSE WILL BEGIN MONDAY Charles Dewey On the Stand Hotel man from Gridley, first met Knoblock Saturday of murder. Recounted Knoblock saying upstairs was sacked. Knoblock blamed Blackie.
Daily Republican January 16, 1926 STATE NOT QUITE THROUGH DEFENSE WILL BEGIN MONDAY Clarence Conrad On the Stand Lives 6 1/2 miles SW of McCreary’s corner. Heard Knoblock say he found razor in Roger’s clothes.
Daily Republican January 16, 1926 STATE NOT QUITE THROUGH DEFENSE WILL BEGIN MONDAY Sam Shoup On the Stand Farmer living 2 1/2 miles from Knoblock, 7 miles west of Burlington. Said Mrs. Knoblock asked  him to burn some rags, bad odor.
Daily Republican January 16, 1926 STATE NOT QUITE THROUGH DEFENSE WILL BEGIN MONDAY Ed Tolbert On the Stand Lives in Colorado Springs; formerly lived 2 1/2 miles from Knoblock and knew him well. Defense objected to lack of foundation.
Daily Republican January 16, 1926 STATE NOT QUITE THROUGH DEFENSE WILL BEGIN MONDAY Mrs. D. M. Bender On the Stand Lived W of Burlington, known Knoblocks and Mozingos a long time. Had seen Edna and Knoblock together twice.
Daily Republican January 16, 1926 STATE NOT QUITE THROUGH DEFENSE WILL BEGIN MONDAY Maude Albert(s) On the Stand Lived across road E of Knoblock; known Knoblock 26 years and wife 15. Could see Knoblock house from her house. Didn’t see Florence out that morning. Knoblock waived as he left (he usually didn’t). Had seen Knoblock and Edna together.
Daily Republican January 16, 1926 STATE NOT QUITE THROUGH DEFENSE WILL BEGIN MONDAY Mrs. Minnie Jaggers On the Stand Lived in Burlington 24 years, Florence’s aunt. Known Knoblock since he was in high school. Saw John try to put arm around Edna, who scowled at him. Jaggers told Ruth not to enter house until sheriff approved, Knoblock said she could go in. Mozingo papers, money.
Daily Republican January 16, 1926 STATE NOT QUITE THROUGH DEFENSE WILL BEGIN MONDAY Ed Tolbert On the Stand Foreman on road 22 miles from Colorado Springs. Knoblock relations with Ruth, opinions of Edna. Rather kill “her” than see “her” raise a family.
Daily Republican January 16, 1926 STATE NOT QUITE THROUGH DEFENSE WILL BEGIN MONDAY Harry Pennock On the Stand Farmer in neighborhood entire life; knew defendant. Quotes Knoblock regarding not liking his wife, but he had his sisters-in-law.
Daily Republican January 16, 1926 STATE NOT QUITE THROUGH DEFENSE WILL BEGIN MONDAY Ralph Scott On the Stand Lived NE of Burlington for 8 years. Knows Knoblock by sight. Saw Knoblock chasing Florence with butcher knife at old farm.
Daily Republican January 18, 1926 ABOUT READY TO HEAR JOHN KNOBLOCK’S SIDE STATE FINISHES Ralph Scott On the Stand Finished testimony.
Daily Republican January 18, 1926 ABOUT READY TO HEAR JOHN KNOBLOCK’S SIDE STATE FINISHES Dr. Roberts On the Stand From Gridley; examined body while on Undertaker’s cot in kitchen.
Daily Republican January 18, 1926 ABOUT READY TO HEAR JOHN KNOBLOCK’S SIDE STATE FINISHES George Dornes On the Stand Farmer living west of Burlington. Noticed Knoblock was already gone from house by 9:30.
Daily Republican January 18, 1926 ABOUT READY TO HEAR JOHN KNOBLOCK’S SIDE STATE FINISHES John Redmond On the Stand Stove lids off range.
Daily Republican January 18, 1926 ABOUT READY TO HEAR JOHN KNOBLOCK’S SIDE STATE FINISHES Garfield Anspaugh On the Stand Lived 10 miles SW of Burlington. Saw Knoblock in town that morning. Said he just sat in his car, staring.
Daily Republican January 18, 1926 MR. SAMUEL WILL GIVE DEFENDANT’S SIDE OF THE CASE A. P. Patterson On the Stand County Engineer, introduced plat of Knoblock house.
Daily Republican January 18, 1926 MR. SAMUEL WILL GIVE DEFENDANT’S SIDE OF THE CASE Herman Volland On the Stand Merchant of Aliceville; knows defendant but never been to his house. Witnessed Knoblock saying that only Grace Goodrick and a dog had been by house.
Daily Republican January 18, 1926 MR. SAMUEL WILL GIVE DEFENDANT’S SIDE OF THE CASE E. O. Grant On the Stand Passed Knoblock and Roger on county road; Knoblock going east, around 10 or 10:15.
Daily Republican January 18, 1926 MR. SAMUEL WILL GIVE DEFENDANT’S SIDE OF THE CASE A. P. Patterson On the Stand County Engineer, recalled plat.
Daily Republican January 18, 1926 MR. SAMUEL WILL GIVE DEFENDANT’S SIDE OF THE CASE Dr. Salisbury On the Stand Physician for 36 years. Knew Florence and conducted autopsy after burial. Did not know if she was assaulted. No signs of pregnancy.
Daily Republican January 18, 1926 MR. SAMUEL WILL GIVE DEFENDANT’S SIDE OF THE CASE Jim Dawson On the Stand Star on Burlington football team. Recalled hearing Knoblock talk about Blackie.
Daily Republican January 18, 1926 MR. SAMUEL WILL GIVE DEFENDANT’S SIDE OF THE CASE Dr. D. W. Manson On the Stand physician in Burlington for 15 years. Assisted in post-burial autopsy. Could not find signs of rape. Objection to testimony regarding abortion.
Daily Republican January 18, 1926 MR. SAMUEL WILL GIVE DEFENDANT’S SIDE OF THE CASE Owen S. Samuel Defense Attorney
Daily Republican January 19, 1926 SAMUEL OUTLINES TESTIMONY TO BE OFFERED BY THE DEFENSE Owen S. Samuel Defense Attorney
Daily Republican January 19, 1926 WITNESSES GIVING KNOBLOCK DEFENSE TO MURDER CHARGE John Kellerman On the Stand
Daily Republican January 20, 1926 BENCH WARRANT  ISSUED FOR BLOOD HOUNDS’ OWNER FOR FAILING George Eaton Blood Hound Owner Failed to appear at trial; Deputy Sheriff O. B. Richardson sent to KC to arrest Eaton
Daily Republican January 20, 1926 BENCH WARRANT  ISSUED FOR BLOOD HOUNDS’ OWNER FOR FAILING Mrs. Ella Kellerman On the Stand Florence’s sister.  Said there was hair on dining room floor – some John’s, some Roger’s.
Daily Republican January 20, 1926 BENCH WARRANT  ISSUED FOR BLOOD HOUNDS’ OWNER FOR FAILING Mrs. Orville Haehn On the Stand Knew Florence and John Knoblock about 15 years. Daughter-in-law of Jake Haehn. Spoke of Knoblock’s devotion to his wife; of his grief and excitement May 30, of milk buckets one with blood.
Daily Republican January 20, 1926 BENCH WARRANT  ISSUED FOR BLOOD HOUNDS’ OWNER FOR FAILING Orville Haehn On the Stand Jake Haehn’s son, known Knoblock all his life. Kellermans, wife and Orville were chums before and after marriages and often visited. Described loving home, saw John cry, helped lock up house night of murder.
Daily Republican January 20, 1926 BENCH WARRANT  ISSUED FOR BLOOD HOUNDS’ OWNER FOR FAILING A. C. Brown On the Stand deputy sheriff of Greenwood County; Questions concerning crazy man in Madison.
Daily Republican January 20, 1926 BENCH WARRANT  ISSUED FOR BLOOD HOUNDS’ OWNER FOR FAILING Rev. Joseph Neden On the Stand Minister; lives 12 1/2 miles NW of Burlington. Was in house Saturday evening with Kellerman, Haehn, and Knoblock. Never saw Knoblock cry.
Daily Republican January 20, 1926 BENCH WARRANT  ISSUED FOR BLOOD HOUNDS’ OWNER FOR FAILING Rosa Knapp On the Stand Age 16, lived 11 miles west of Burlington, about 4 miles west of Knoblocks on same road. Knew Knoblock by sight. Passed Knoblock, who was heading east, as she was heading west. Then saw man by porch at east, just standing there. Had dark clothes. Saw Mr. Dornes after seeing Knoblock.
Daily Republican January 20, 1926 BENCH WARRANT  ISSUED FOR BLOOD HOUNDS’ OWNER FOR FAILING Mrs. L. M. Grimsley On the Stand Owns farm where Knoblocks lived when Florence was murdered. West room upstairs was saved for her use.
Daily Republican January 20, 1926 BENCH WARRANT  ISSUED FOR BLOOD HOUNDS’ OWNER FOR FAILING Dora Goodrick On the Stand Dora was asked whether Florence had told her in March someone was seen around her house, but State objected.
Daily Republican January 20, 1926 BENCH WARRANT  ISSUED FOR BLOOD HOUNDS’ OWNER FOR FAILING Roy Jones On the Stand Of Lebo. Formerly employed by undertaker. Knew Knoblock Took body to town. Asked about Knoblock and vision of murderer in eye.
Daily Republican January 20, 1926 BENCH WARRANT  ISSUED FOR BLOOD HOUNDS’ OWNER FOR FAILING Mrs. Stella Ray On the Stand Of Burlington. Knew Florence, not John. Saw them together in town. He seemed attached to her.
Daily Republican January 20, 1926 BENCH WARRANT  ISSUED FOR BLOOD HOUNDS’ OWNER FOR FAILING Mrs. Sam Shoup On the Stand Lives 2 1/2 miles from Knoblocks. Known Florence 7 or 8 years before marriage. Occasionally visited. Saw John cry.
Daily Republican January 20, 1926 BENCH WARRANT  ISSUED FOR BLOOD HOUNDS’ OWNER FOR FAILING Warren Yoho On the Stand Lives north of Yates Center. Saw Negro day before Florence was murdered.
Daily Republican January 20, 1926 BENCH WARRANT  ISSUED FOR BLOOD HOUNDS’ OWNER FOR FAILING Glen Weide On the Stand Lives north of Yates Center. Was going to town on horseback with Yoho. Saw negro on road.
Daily Republican January 20, 1926 BENCH WARRANT  ISSUED FOR BLOOD HOUNDS’ OWNER FOR FAILING John Yoho On the Stand Farmer living in this part of Kansas 43 years. Saw colored man coming north on highway. Was same man in county jail, Blackie Stevens. (descriptions of black men do not match.)
Daily Republican January 20, 1926 BENCH WARRANT  ISSUED FOR BLOOD HOUNDS’ OWNER FOR FAILING George Albert On the Stand Lives across from where Knoblock lived. Spoke of cob storage building, not seeing tracks.
Daily Republican January 20, 1926 BENCH WARRANT  ISSUED FOR BLOOD HOUNDS’ OWNER FOR FAILING Chas. Griffith On the Stand 19 years old; works at Royal Cleaners. Cleaned and pressed blue serge suit for Knoblock Monday afternoon before funeral. No blood on it. Operated by John’s brother, Charles.
Daily Republican January 20, 1926 BENCH WARRANT  ISSUED FOR BLOOD HOUNDS’ OWNER FOR FAILING Mrs. Floyd Fosnight On the Stand Lived in Burlington near place called old Willett home. Didn’t remember colored man occupying home. Saw colored man go by Willett home on May 29.
Daily Republican January 20, 1926 BENCH WARRANT  ISSUED FOR BLOOD HOUNDS’ OWNER FOR FAILING David Ray On the Stand Lived at 12th and St. Lawrence. Currently raises chickens. Prior to that, fingerprint analyst. Went to Knoblock place Monday at Kellerman’s request.
Daily Republican January 20, 1926 BENCH WARRANT  ISSUED FOR BLOOD HOUNDS’ OWNER FOR FAILING Dr. A. B. McConnell On the Stand Burlington, grad of Oklahoma University. Called to examine John Knoblock on Wednesday following murder. No bruises or scratches on him.
Daily Republican January 20, 1926 BENCH WARRANT  ISSUED FOR BLOOD HOUNDS’ OWNER FOR FAILING William Crotty On the Stand Age 20, lives in Burlington, formerly at Crotty, son of George Crotty. Describes seeing Blackie. Was driving south toward Crandall.
Daily Republican January 20, 1926 BENCH WARRANT  ISSUED FOR BLOOD HOUNDS’ OWNER FOR FAILING LeRoy Hurt On the Stand Emporia Police Chief for 2 years. Described city’s blood hounds.
Daily Republican January 20, 1926 BENCH WARRANT  ISSUED FOR BLOOD HOUNDS’ OWNER FOR FAILING John Mozingo On the Stand Florence’s father, lives west of Burlington. Describes Florence and John’s relationship. Describes going to Knoblock’s house right after Knoblock called. Comment about being away when Knoblock visited house.
Daily Republican January 20, 1926 BENCH WARRANT  ISSUED FOR BLOOD HOUNDS’ OWNER FOR FAILING LeRoy Hurt On the Stand Dogs were trained to track humans.
Daily Republican January 20, 1926 MONDAY AFTERNOON’S PROCEEDING IN THE KNOBLOCK MURDER CASE Jennie Craven On the Stand District court clerk announced subpoenas were issued for Neale Addington and Strickler, and subpoena for Carl Goodrick returned “not found.”
Daily Republican January 20, 1926 MONDAY AFTERNOON’S PROCEEDING IN THE KNOBLOCK MURDER CASE Mrs. Margaret Winchester On the Stand Said she recognized Florence on the phone and that Ray put Knoblock on to talk to her – around 8 a.m.
Daily Republican January 20, 1926 MONDAY AFTERNOON’S PROCEEDING IN THE KNOBLOCK MURDER CASE Lavon Stewart On the Stand Part owner of Burlington Bakery with Ray Knoblock. Said Florence called around 9 a.m.
Daily Republican January 20, 1926 MONDAY AFTERNOON’S PROCEEDING IN THE KNOBLOCK MURDER CASE Ray Knoblock On the Stand Knoblock’s first cousin and part owner of Burlington Bakery. Said Florence called around 9 a.m.
Daily Republican January 20, 1926 MONDAY AFTERNOON’S PROCEEDING IN THE KNOBLOCK MURDER CASE Jake Knoblock (J.C.) On the Stand Worked at bakery, overheard conversation.
Daily Republican January 20, 1926 MONDAY AFTERNOON’S PROCEEDING IN THE KNOBLOCK MURDER CASE Skip Beatty (H.W.) On the Stand Was at George Albert home and saw Knoblock pass going east about 9:30 or 10 with little boy.
Daily Republican January 20, 1926 MONDAY AFTERNOON’S PROCEEDING IN THE KNOBLOCK MURDER CASE Elmer Anderson (E.E.) On the Stand Teamster hauling gravel for county. Knows Knoblock. Saw Knoblock pass K-T Oil station about 11 or 11:30 without Roger.
Daily Republican January 20, 1926 MONDAY AFTERNOON’S PROCEEDING IN THE KNOBLOCK MURDER CASE W. P. Phillips On the Stand House moving contractor on west edge of Burlington. Passed Knoblock in town around 9:50 a.m.
Daily Republican January 20, 1926 MONDAY AFTERNOON’S PROCEEDING IN THE KNOBLOCK MURDER CASE Mrs. Jake Sharr On the Stand Knoblock’s parents’ neighbor at 8th and Yuba. Saw John come by parents’ house around 10 a.m. He called Sharr around 1:15 looking for his parents. She went to Knoblock murder scene after.
Daily Republican January 20, 1926 MONDAY AFTERNOON’S PROCEEDING IN THE KNOBLOCK MURDER CASE Marvin Engle On the Stand Produce man who bought eggs from John that morning.
Daily Republican January 20, 1926 MONDAY AFTERNOON’S PROCEEDING IN THE KNOBLOCK MURDER CASE Katie Bon On the Stand Sharr border, BHS senior. Saw Knoblock at parents’ house around 10 a.m.
Daily Republican January 20, 1926 MONDAY AFTERNOON’S PROCEEDING IN THE KNOBLOCK MURDER CASE Ernest Bates On the Stand Worked for Engle. Saw Knoblock between 10 and 11. Said he didn’t make receipt /slip.
Daily Republican January 20, 1926 MONDAY AFTERNOON’S PROCEEDING IN THE KNOBLOCK MURDER CASE H. A. Smith On the Stand Hardware merchant. Between 9 and 10. John said cattle were breaking into wheat and needed to fix fence.
Daily Republican January 20, 1926 MONDAY AFTERNOON’S PROCEEDING IN THE KNOBLOCK MURDER CASE Frank Dale On the Stand Worked for H. A. Smith. Saw Knoblock around 10 a.m.
Daily Republican January 20, 1926 MONDAY AFTERNOON’S PROCEEDING IN THE KNOBLOCK MURDER CASE C. J. Hoffmans On the Stand Had receipt that showed Knoblock had been at store.
Daily Republican January 20, 1926 MONDAY AFTERNOON’S PROCEEDING IN THE KNOBLOCK MURDER CASE John Kellerman On the Stand Florence’s brother-in-law. Saw Roger and Knoblock at store around 11 a.m., asking about wire. Went to Knoblock’s home about 2:30 after gathering Vesta. Knoblock was crying. Left Knoblock house full of people.
Daily Republican January 20, 1926 TUESDAY MORNING TESTIMONY IN KNOBLOCK CASE John Kellerman On the Stand Talked about clothes and kitchen. Didn’t hear mention of negro.
Daily Republican January 20, 1926 TUESDAY MORNING TESTIMONY IN KNOBLOCK CASE Sam Shoup On the Stand On coroner’s jury at inquest. Found razor.
Daily Republican January 20, 1926 TUESDAY MORNING TESTIMONY IN KNOBLOCK CASE Dr. A.N. Gray On the Stand Knoblock showed signs of severe mental strain.
Daily Republican January 20, 1926 TUESDAY MORNING TESTIMONY IN KNOBLOCK CASE Mrs. John Kellerman On the Stand Florence’s sister. Stayed at house with Knoblocks, Shoup, Ann Naylor and others until 6:30 Sunday morning. All saw Razor Sunday morning. Said Mrs. Menard asked who Florence was (contrary to testimony about being long time friend).
Daily Republican January 20, 1926 TUESDAY MORNING TESTIMONY IN KNOBLOCK CASE John Kellerman On the Stand Recounts contents of dresser.
Daily Republican January 21, 1926 WEDNESDAY MORNING PROCEEDING IN THE KNOBLOCK MURDER CASE John Mozingo On the Stand Insists no conversation about reward and fingerprints between Jaggers and Knoblock.
Daily Republican January 21, 1926 WEDNESDAY MORNING PROCEEDING IN THE KNOBLOCK MURDER CASE Mrs. Ella Kellerman On the Stand Insists no conversation about reward and fingerprints between Jaggers and Knoblock. No conversation with Jaggers and Ruth regarding house cleaning. Knoblock’s affection for Florence. Did not try to call Florence that morning.
Daily Republican January 21, 1926 WEDNESDAY MORNING PROCEEDING IN THE KNOBLOCK MURDER CASE Mrs. Mary Mozingo On the Stand Florence’s mother. Describes Knoblock’s phone call, Knoblock’s grief, Knoblock’s affection for Florence. Florence sickly. Condition of house after murder.
Daily Republican January 21, 1926 WEDNESDAY MORNING PROCEEDING IN THE KNOBLOCK MURDER CASE S. A. Grubb On the Stand Coffey County Sheriff for two terms and deputy ever since. Known Knoblock all of Knoblock’s life, considered Knoblock honorable and moral. Described body.
Daily Republican January 21, 1926 WEDNESDAY MORNING PROCEEDING IN THE KNOBLOCK MURDER CASE Ruth Mozingo On the Stand Florence’s sister, lives in Topeka, taught 4 years. Never intimate with Knoblock. Denies conversations between Jaggers and Knoblock. Asked John for key to house. John’s affection for Florence. Cleaning party.
Daily Republican January 21, 1926 WEDNESDAY MORNING PROCEEDING IN THE KNOBLOCK MURDER CASE Edna Mozingo On the Stand Florence’s sister, lives in Topeka, taught for a few years before moving to Topeka. Insisted John never tried to touch her. Insists she knows nothing of Knoblock and Florence’s affairs.
Daily Republican January 21, 1926 WEDNESDAY MORNING PROCEEDING IN THE KNOBLOCK MURDER CASE Bert Johnson On the Stand Works on Crandall ranch. Saw negro go by place on May 29.
Daily Republican January 21, 1926 WEDNESDAY MORNING PROCEEDING IN THE KNOBLOCK MURDER CASE Mrs. Bert Johnson On the Stand Saw negro go by place on May 29.
Daily Republican January 21, 1926 DEFENDANT WILL TESTIFY IN HIS OWN BEHALF TODAY Mrs. Clara Beall On the Stand Crandall store owner saw negro on May 29/
Daily Republican January 21, 1926 DEFENDANT WILL TESTIFY IN HIS OWN BEHALF TODAY Ivan Beall On the Stand Age 12, Clara Beall’s son. Saw negro.
Daily Republican January 21, 1926 DEFENDANT WILL TESTIFY IN HIS OWN BEHALF TODAY Mrs. Mattie Vick On the Stand Lives 13 1/4 south of Burlington, 300 yards from highway. Saw negro with limp walking on highway May 29.
Daily Republican January 21, 1926 DEFENDANT WILL TESTIFY IN HIS OWN BEHALF TODAY S. T. Crumley On the Stand Lyon County Sheriff since January 12, 1925. Called to bring blood hounds. Saw condition of house.
Daily Republican January 21, 1926 DEFENDANT WILL TESTIFY IN HIS OWN BEHALF TODAY George Wilson On the Stand Emporia policeman since 1925, in charge of blood hounds.
Daily Republican January 21, 1926 DEFENDANT WILL TESTIFY IN HIS OWN BEHALF TODAY Mrs. Emma Randolph On the Stand Former court reporter from Emporia. Recorded that Mrs. Stall Menard thought John Knoblock was wild, annd couldn’t recall clothes on floor. Answers don’t match trial testimony.
Daily Republican January 21, 1926 DEFENDANT WILL TESTIFY IN HIS OWN BEHALF TODAY Orville Haehn On the Stand Recalled to say bedroom was not cleaned after funeral. Called by Mozingo girls to help clean house.
Daily Republican January 21, 1926 DEFENDANT WILL TESTIFY IN HIS OWN BEHALF TODAY Edna Mozingo On the Stand Recalled to say bedroom was not touched after funeral. Was not the one to phone Haehn.
Daily Republican January 21, 1926 DEFENDANT WILL TESTIFY IN HIS OWN BEHALF TODAY Mrs. Orville Haehn On the Stand Recalled to say she helped clean house, packed Florence’s clothes, men scrubbed.
Daily Republican January 21, 1926 DEFENDANT WILL TESTIFY IN HIS OWN BEHALF TODAY Ruth Mozingo On the Stand Recalled to say Kellerman called – ordered them to stop cleaning.
Daily Republican January 21, 1926 DEFENDANT WILL TESTIFY IN HIS OWN BEHALF TODAY Alfred Hursh On the Stand Lives 7 miles west of Burlington, first house west of Mozingos. Helped clean kitchen.
Daily Republican January 21, 1926 DEFENDANT WILL TESTIFY IN HIS OWN BEHALF TODAY Mrs. Elizabeth Hursh On the Stand Helped clean up at Knoblock home. Bedclothes were already off downstairs bed.
Daily Republican January 21, 1926 DEFENDANT WILL TESTIFY IN HIS OWN BEHALF TODAY Pete Jenkins On the Stand Mary Mozingo’s brother, Florence’s uncle. Drove Edna and Ruth from Topeka. Helped clean house. Folded up bedspread that said not to touch, and folded sign with it.
Daily Republican January 21, 1926 DEFENDANT WILL TESTIFY IN HIS OWN BEHALF TODAY Mrs. Pearl Sanders On the Stand Knew Florence for about 8 years, since Knoblocks moved NE of Burlington. Knoblock’s affection for Florence.
Daily Republican January 21, 1926 DEFENDANT WILL TESTIFY IN HIS OWN BEHALF TODAY John T. Mozingo, Jr. On the Stand Age 15, Florence’s brother. Went to home after funeral. Picked strawberries and cherries.
Daily Republican January 21, 1926 DEFENDANT WILL TESTIFY IN HIS OWN BEHALF TODAY Mrs. Chas. Knoblock On the Stand John Knoblock’s mother. Knoblock’s affection for Florence.
Daily Republican January 21, 1926 DEFENDANT WILL TESTIFY IN HIS OWN BEHALF TODAY Charles Knoblock On the Stand John Knoblock’s father. Attested to Knoblock’s affection for each other. Saw John pale and nervous.
Daily Republican January 21, 1926 DEFENDANT WILL TESTIFY IN HIS OWN BEHALF TODAY Lucy Isch On the Stand Lives 12 miles SW of Burlington with Joe Isch and father. Worked for Knoblock in 1923. Attested to good relationship in Knoblock home. Homebody.
Daily Republican January 21, 1926 DEFENDANT WILL TESTIFY IN HIS OWN BEHALF TODAY Charles Goodrick On the Stand Worked at Knoblocks’ quite a bit. Said John was a homebody, and treated Florence with affection.
Daily Republican January 21, 1926 DEFENDANT WILL TESTIFY IN HIS OWN BEHALF TODAY W. W. Sanders, Jr. On the Stand Burlington. Works at Kennedy Merc. Co. Answered questions about shoes.
Daily Republican January 21, 1926 DEFENDANT WILL TESTIFY IN HIS OWN BEHALF TODAY Dr. J. W. Thimes On the Stand Dentist. Attested to Knoblock being a good man.
Daily Republican January 21, 1926 DEFENDANT WILL TESTIFY IN HIS OWN BEHALF TODAY Jacob Haehn On the Stand 71 years old, farmer 8 miles west of Burlington. Attests to Knoblock’s goodness.
Daily Republican January 21, 1926 DEFENDANT WILL TESTIFY IN HIS OWN BEHALF TODAY Mrs. L. M. Grimsley On the Stand Attests to Knoblock’s goodness.
Daily Republican January 21, 1926 DEFENDANT WILL TESTIFY IN HIS OWN BEHALF TODAY Amos Paxson On the Stand Farmer living 9 miles west of Burlington. Attests to Knoblock’s goodness.
Daily Republican January 21, 1926 DEFENDANT WILL TESTIFY IN HIS OWN BEHALF TODAY Mrs. Mort Sanders On the Stand Recalled. Attests to Knoblock’s goodness.
Daily Republican January 21, 1926 DEFENDANT WILL TESTIFY IN HIS OWN BEHALF TODAY Noble Nesbitt On the Stand Peoples National Bank VP. Attests to Knoblock’s goodness.
Daily Republican January 21, 1926 DEFENDANT WILL TESTIFY IN HIS OWN BEHALF TODAY M. A. Limbocker On the Stand Peoples National Bank president. Attests to Knoblock’s goodness.
Daily Republican January 21, 1926 DEFENDANT WILL TESTIFY IN HIS OWN BEHALF TODAY Henry Young On the Stand Attests to Knoblock’s goodness.
Daily Republican January 21, 1926 DEFENDANT WILL TESTIFY IN HIS OWN BEHALF TODAY Henry Hatch On the Stand Farmer 12 miles west of Burlington. Attests to Knoblock’s goodness.
Daily Republican January 21, 1926 DEFENDANT WILL TESTIFY IN HIS OWN BEHALF TODAY Elvin Cleaveland On the Stand Farmer 7 miles northwest of Burlington. Attests to Knoblock’s goodness.
Daily Republican January 21, 1926 DEFENDANT WILL TESTIFY IN HIS OWN BEHALF TODAY Hayward Theobald On the Stand Farmer 10 miles northwest of Burlington. Saw Knoblock grieving. Helped carry starter dough outside.
Daily Republican January 21, 1926 DEFENDANT WILL TESTIFY IN HIS OWN BEHALF TODAY Mrs. Maude Theobald On the Stand Knew Florence and John about 14 years. Attests to Knoblock’s affection. Bread dough mixed that day.
Daily Republican January 21, 1926 NOTES ON THE TRIAL Ray S. Pierson County Attorney From Coffey County.
Daily Republican January 21, 1926 NOTES ON THE TRIAL Joe Rolston Prosecuting Attorney From Coffey County.
Daily Republican January 21, 1926 NOTES ON THE TRIAL Fred M. Harris Prosecuting Attorney One of the best known lawyers in Kansas, reputation as a speaker
Daily Republican January 21, 1926 NOTES ON THE TRIAL Judge W. C. Harris Defense Attorney Judge of this district for several terms, one of best known lawyers in Kansas.
Daily Republican January 21, 1926 NOTES ON THE TRIAL Owen S. Samuel Defense Attorney An extra strong attorney.
Daily Republican January 21, 1926 NOTES ON THE TRIAL John Redmond Reporter Funny comments about squirrels, nuts, and the trial being the most important thing.
Daily Republican January 21, 1926 BLOOD HOUND MAN APPEARS IN COURT – TELLS ABOUT DOGS George Eaton On the Stand Describes dogs.
Daily Republican January 21, 1926 BLOOD HOUND MAN APPEARS IN COURT – TELLS ABOUT DOGS Mrs. John Kellerman On the Stand Recalled. Asked about dresser and razor.
Daily Republican January 22, 1926 THURSDAY MORNING PROCEEDING IN THE KNOBLOCK MURDER CASE Frank Hunter On the Stand Talked about dogs.
Daily Republican January 22, 1926 THURSDAY MORNING PROCEEDING IN THE KNOBLOCK MURDER CASE George Eaton On the Stand Identified razor.
Daily Republican January 22, 1926 THURSDAY MORNING PROCEEDING IN THE KNOBLOCK MURDER CASE Mrs. George Albert On the Stand Roger was taken to her home after murder. Mamma’s kiss.
Daily Republican January 22, 1926 THURSDAY MORNING PROCEEDING IN THE KNOBLOCK MURDER CASE W. W. Sanders, Jr. On the Stand Tracks.
Daily Republican January 22, 1926 THURSDAY MORNING PROCEEDING IN THE KNOBLOCK MURDER CASE Tom Hunt On the Stand Farmer NW of Burlington. Footsteps near catulpa and toilet.
Daily Republican January 22, 1926 THURSDAY MORNING PROCEEDING IN THE KNOBLOCK MURDER CASE Earl Griffin On the Stand Farmer NW of Burlington. Footsteps near catulpa and toilet.
Daily Republican January 22, 1926 THURSDAY MORNING PROCEEDING IN THE KNOBLOCK MURDER CASE Lou Volland On the Stand Farmer NW of Burlington. Tracks from old house to Knoblock house to creek.
Daily Republican January 22, 1926 THURSDAY MORNING PROCEEDING IN THE KNOBLOCK MURDER CASE Dr. D. W. Manson On the Stand Recalled. Family physician. Florence’s health problems.
Daily Republican January 22, 1926 THURSDAY MORNING PROCEEDING IN THE KNOBLOCK MURDER CASE Roger Knoblock On the Stand Defense asked to have Roger testify; court said no.
Daily Republican January 22, 1926 DID YOU KILL YOUR WIFE? NO SIR. SAID KNOBLOCK John Knoblock On the Stand Recalls events of day Florence murdered.
Daily Republican January 22, 1926 DID YOU KILL YOUR WIFE? NO SIR. SAID KNOBLOCK Dora Goodrick On the Stand Recalls Florence upset at Ladies Aid event in April.
Daily Republican January 22, 1926 DID YOU KILL YOUR WIFE? NO SIR. SAID KNOBLOCK Mrs. D. M. Bender On the Stand Recalls Florence looking troubled in front of Garetts.
Daily Republican January 22, 1926 DID YOU KILL YOUR WIFE? NO SIR. SAID KNOBLOCK Mrs. Maude Albert On the Stand Recalls Florence unhappy at Ladies Aid event April 30.
Daily Republican January 22, 1926 DID YOU KILL YOUR WIFE? NO SIR. SAID KNOBLOCK Grace Goodrick On the Stand Recalls Florence trying to be pleasant but acting like she didn’t feel well.
Daily Republican January 22, 1926 LAWYERS ARGUE KNOBLOCK CASE TO CLOSE TODAY Joe Rolston Prosecuting Attorney
Daily Republican January 22, 1926 LAWYERS ARGUE KNOBLOCK CASE TO CLOSE TODAY Judge W. C. Harris Defense Attorney
Daily Republican January 22, 1926 LAWYERS ARGUE KNOBLOCK CASE TO CLOSE TODAY Fred M. Harris Prosecuting Attorney
Daily Republican January 22, 1926 LAWYERS ARGUE KNOBLOCK CASE TO CLOSE TODAY Ray S. Pierson County Attorney
Daily Republican January 21, 1926 LAWYERS ARGUE KNOBLOCK CASE TO CLOSE TODAY John Knoblock Husband/Suspect Roger sits in his lap as the lawyers wrap up arguments.
Daily Republican January 23, 1926 LAWYERS ARGUE ALL DAY FRIDAY ABOUT KNOBLOCK
Daily Republican January 23, 1926 KNOBLOCK JURORS STILL ARE DILBERATING NO VERDICT YET
Daily Republican January 23, 1926 JUDGE RICHARDSON INSTRUCTIONS TO THE KNOBLOCK JURY I. T. Richardson Judge
Daily Republican January 25, 1926 JURY IN KNOBLOCK CASE STILL DEADLOCKED STILL NO VERDICT Jurors Rumors that they are deadlocked 11 for conviction, 1 for acquittal.
Daily Republican January 25, 1926 ECHOES OF THE TRIAL John Redmond Reporter Rumors, Roger Knoblock
Daily Republican January 26, 1926 KNOBLOCK JURY DISAGREES ELEVEN TO ONE
Daily Republican January 26, 1926 DEFENSE LAWYERS TO ASK ARREST OF BLACKIE STEVENS Owen S. Samuel Defense Attorney Asking for arrest of Blackie.
Daily Republican January 26, 1926 DEFENSE LAWYERS TO ASK ARREST OF BLACKIE STEVENS Sherman Stevens Suspect AKA Deacon, AKA Blackie, released suspect who left town with no forwarding address
Daily Republican January 26, 1926 ECHOES OF THE TRIAL A. A. Rickman Bailiff
Daily Republican January 26, 1926 ECHOES OF THE TRIAL L. H. Heddens Bailiff
Daily Republican January 26, 1926 ECHOES OF THE TRIAL J. O. Stone Coroner Left town
Daily Republican January 28, 1926 JOHN KNOBLOCK PLACED IN JAIL TWO HOURS WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON John Knoblock Husband/Suspect Sent back to jail after hung jury
Daily Republican January 28, 1926 JOHN KNOBLOCK PLACED IN JAIL TWO HOURS WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON Judge W. C. Harris Defense Attorney
Daily Republican January 28, 1926 JOHN KNOBLOCK PLACED IN JAIL TWO HOURS WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON Frank Hunter Sheriff
Daily Republican January 28, 1926 JOHN KNOBLOCK PLACED IN JAIL TWO HOURS WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON I. T. Richardson Judge
Daily Republican January 28, 1926 JOHN KNOBLOCK PLACED IN JAIL TWO HOURS WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON John Knoblock Bond Subscriber
Daily Republican January 28, 1926 JOHN KNOBLOCK PLACED IN JAIL TWO HOURS WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON Mr. John T. Mozingo Bond Subscriber
Daily Republican January 28, 1926 JOHN KNOBLOCK PLACED IN JAIL TWO HOURS WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON Charles Knoblock Bond Subscriber
Daily Republican January 28, 1926 JOHN KNOBLOCK PLACED IN JAIL TWO HOURS WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON Jacob M. Sharr Bond Subscriber
Daily Republican January 28, 1926 JOHN KNOBLOCK PLACED IN JAIL TWO HOURS WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON W. W. Sanders, Jr. Bond Subscriber
Daily Republican January 28, 1926 JOHN KNOBLOCK PLACED IN JAIL TWO HOURS WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON Eva A. Sharr Bond Subscriber
Daily Republican January 28, 1926 JOHN KNOBLOCK PLACED IN JAIL TWO HOURS WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON John L. Kellerman Bond Subscriber
Daily Republican January 28, 1926 JOHN KNOBLOCK PLACED IN JAIL TWO HOURS WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON M. V. Sanders Bond Subscriber
Daily Republican January 28, 1926 JOHN KNOBLOCK PLACED IN JAIL TWO HOURS WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON L. L. Brown Bond Subscriber
Daily Republican January 28, 1926 JOHN KNOBLOCK PLACED IN JAIL TWO HOURS WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON Helen M. Brown Bond Subscriber
Daily Republican January 28, 1926 JOHN KNOBLOCK PLACED IN JAIL TWO HOURS WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON Jacob Haehn Bond Subscriber
Daily Republican January 28, 1926 JOHN KNOBLOCK PLACED IN JAIL TWO HOURS WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON Mrs. L. M. Grimsley Bond Subscriber
Daily Republican January 28, 1926 JOHN KNOBLOCK PLACED IN JAIL TWO HOURS WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON George L. King Citizen Did not sign bond this time.
Daily Republican January 30, 1926 KNOBLOCK’S ATTORNEYS FILE COMPLAINT AGAINST BLACKIE Sherman Stevens Suspect aka Blackie; released suspect; now real name unknown; defense wants him arrested and charged
Daily Republican January 30, 1926 KNOBLOCK’S ATTORNEYS FILE COMPLAINT AGAINST BLACKIE Owen S. Samuel Defense Attorney
Daily Republican January 30, 1926 KNOBLOCK’S ATTORNEYS FILE COMPLAINT AGAINST BLACKIE Ray S. Pierson County Attorney refuses to issue warrant without more evidence
Daily Republican February 15, 1926 TO ARGUE MOTION TO DISMISS CASE AGAINST BLACKIE Ray S. Pierson County Attorney moves to dismiss complaint
Daily Republican February 15, 1926 TO ARGUE MOTION TO DISMISS CASE AGAINST BLACKIE J. H. Rudrauff Justice of the Peace sets hearing for February 17
Daily Republican February 15, 1926 TO ARGUE MOTION TO DISMISS CASE AGAINST BLACKIE Sherman Stevens Suspect AKA Blackie; was reporting each Monday after release. Last reported working on railroad construction in Garnett.
Daily Republican February 17, 1926 STEVENS CASE IS CONTINUED UNTIL NEXT WEDNESDAY Harris & Samuel unable to attend; hearing rescheduled for February 24
Daily Republican February 22, 1926 HEARING MOTION TO DISMISS STEVENS CASE WEDNESDAY
Daily Republican February 23, 1926 EXPECT MOVE FOR CHANGE OF VENUE IN KNOBLOCK CASE
Daily Republican February 24, 1926 POSTPONE HEARING OF DEACON STEVENS TO FRIDAY MORNING Harris & Samuel Defense Attorney Rain prevented Harris and Samuel; rescheduled for February 26
Daily Republican February 26, 1926 HEAR ARGUMENT ABOUT DISMISSAL OF STEVENS CASE J. H. Rudrauff Justice of the Peace Hearing argument about case dismissal
Daily Republican February 27, 1926 BLACKIE STEVENS IS RELEASED FROM CHARGE OF MURDER J. H. Rudrauff Justice of the Peace Dismissed charges filed by Harris and Samuel
Daily Republican February 27, 1926 BLACKIE STEVENS IS RELEASED FROM CHARGE OF MURDER Mr. John T. Mozingo Father Signed newly filed charges
Daily Republican February 27, 1926 BLACKIE STEVENS IS RELEASED FROM CHARGE OF MURDER John Redmond Reporter Snarky comments about daring to drop charges
Daily Republican March 3, 1926 KNOBLOCK WANTS CHANGE OF VENUE FROM BURLINGTON Harris & Samuel Defense Attorney filed for change of venue
Daily Republican March 9, 1926 DEFENSE IN KNOBLOCK MURDER CASE TO TAKE DEPOSITION MARCH 12 Harris & Samuel Defense Attorney Going to Lexington, Kentucky to take Deposition – popular opinion – show woman
Daily Republican March 9, 1926 DEFENSE IN KNOBLOCK MURDER CASE TO TAKE DEPOSITION MARCH 12 Ray S. Pierson County Attorney Going to Lexington, Kentucky to take Deposition – popular opinion – show woman
Daily Republican March 15, 1926 J. KNOBLOCK WOULD CARE HIS FINGER PRINTS WITH MURDERER’S John Knoblock Suspect Asked through attorneys to produce razor, razor box, dresser drawer, door knob and other items with finger prints for comparison
Daily Republican March 16, 1926 JURY IS CHOSEN FOR APRIL TERM – MAY NEED MORE (list of possible juror names) Jurors
Daily Republican March 16, 1926 POSTPONE CHANGE OF VENUE HEARING TILL THURSDAY, MARCH 18 I. T. Richardson Judge Will hear change of venue argument
Daily Republican March 18, 1926 JUDGE RICHARDSON HERE FOR HEARING ON VENUE PETITION I. T. Richardson Judge Hears change of venue argument
Daily Republican March 18, 1926 JUDGE RICHARDSON HERE FOR HEARING ON VENUE PETITION Ray S. Pierson County Attorney Opposes change of venue
Daily Republican March 18, 1926 JUDGE RICHARDSON HERE FOR HEARING ON VENUE PETITION Joe Rolston Prosecuting Attorney Opposes change of venue
Daily Republican March 18, 1926 JUDGE RICHARDSON HERE FOR HEARING ON VENUE PETITION Fred M. Harris Prosecuting Attorney Opposes change of venue
Daily Republican March 18, 1926 JUDGE RICHARDSON HERE FOR HEARING ON VENUE PETITION Judge W. C. Harris Defense Attorney Supports change of venue
Daily Republican March 18, 1926 JUDGE RICHARDSON HERE FOR HEARING ON VENUE PETITION Owen S. Samuel Defense Attorney Supports change of venue
Daily Republican March 19, 1926 SECOND KNOBLOCK MURDER TRIAL WILL BE HELD IN BURLINGTON I. T. Richardson Judge Overruled motion to change venue
Daily Republican March 19, 1926 SECOND KNOBLOCK MURDER TRIAL WILL BE HELD IN BURLINGTON John Redmond Reporter Testified circulation rates of newspaper
Daily Republican March 19, 1926 SECOND KNOBLOCK MURDER TRIAL WILL BE HELD IN BURLINGTON Owen S. Samuel Defense Attorney Testified that Gazette didn’t reach northern Lyon County or Chase County
Daily Republican March 19, 1926 SECOND KNOBLOCK MURDER TRIAL WILL BE HELD IN BURLINGTON Fred M. Harris Prosecuting Attorney Testfied that Knoblock could get a fair trial in Coffey County
Daily Republican March 19, 1926 SECOND KNOBLOCK MURDER TRIAL WILL BE HELD IN BURLINGTON Fred H. Howard Witness Police officer who examined razor in Independence, Kansas
Daily Republican March 19, 1926 SECOND KNOBLOCK MURDER TRIAL WILL BE HELD IN BURLINGTON Mrs. Ralph Scott Witness
Daily Republican March 19, 1926 SECOND KNOBLOCK MURDER TRIAL WILL BE HELD IN BURLINGTON J. T. Rankin Witness Sheriff of Osage County
Daily Republican March 19, 1926 SECOND KNOBLOCK MURDER TRIAL WILL BE HELD IN BURLINGTON William Kimball Witness Farmer northwest of Burlington
Daily Republican March 19, 1926 SECOND KNOBLOCK MURDER TRIAL WILL BE HELD IN BURLINGTON Wayde Wilson Witness Farmer northwest of Burlington
Daily Republican March 19, 1926 SECOND KNOBLOCK MURDER TRIAL WILL BE HELD IN BURLINGTON Edgar Wood Witness Farmer northwest of Burlington
Daily Republican March 25, 1926 TAKES RAZOR USED IN KNOBLOCK CASE TO PRINT EXPERTS Jennie Craven District Court Clerk Took razor to Leavenworth for examination
Daily Republican April 7, 1926 JUDGE RICHARDSON INTIMATES APPLICATION FOR CONTINUANCE I. T. Richardson Judge Richardson indicates 100 additional jurors to be called
Daily Republican April 7, 1926 JUDGE RICHARDSON INTIMATES APPLICATION FOR CONTINUANCE J. O. Stone Coroner Cannot be located
Daily Republican April 7, 1926 JUDGE RICHARDSON INTIMATES APPLICATION FOR CONTINUANCE Mrs. Lavelle Actress Member of Brunt’s Comedians; cannot be located to serve subpoena
Daily Republican April 7, 1926 JUDGE RICHARDSON INTIMATES APPLICATION FOR CONTINUANCE E. E. Wilson Informant State given permission to indorse the name of E. E. Wilson on the information as a witness for the state
Daily Republican April 8, 1926 DEFENSE SUBPOENAES ABOUT 50 WITNESSES – TWO CAN’T BE FOUND Rosa Knapp Called for Defense From Coffey County.
Daily Republican April 8, 1926 DEFENSE SUBPOENAES ABOUT 50 WITNESSES – TWO CAN’T BE FOUND Ella Knapp Called for Defense From Coffey County.
Daily Republican April 8, 1926 DEFENSE SUBPOENAES ABOUT 50 WITNESSES – TWO CAN’T BE FOUND Thomas E. Hunt Called for Defense From Coffey County.
Daily Republican April 8, 1926 DEFENSE SUBPOENAES ABOUT 50 WITNESSES – TWO CAN’T BE FOUND Earl Griffin Called for Defense From Coffey County.
Daily Republican April 8, 1926 DEFENSE SUBPOENAES ABOUT 50 WITNESSES – TWO CAN’T BE FOUND A. R. Hursh Called for Defense From Coffey County.
Daily Republican April 8, 1926 DEFENSE SUBPOENAES ABOUT 50 WITNESSES – TWO CAN’T BE FOUND Mrs. A. R. Hursh Called for Defense From Coffey County.
Daily Republican April 8, 1926 DEFENSE SUBPOENAES ABOUT 50 WITNESSES – TWO CAN’T BE FOUND Orville Haehn Called for Defense From Coffey County.
Daily Republican April 8, 1926 DEFENSE SUBPOENAES ABOUT 50 WITNESSES – TWO CAN’T BE FOUND Will Dornes Called for Defense From Coffey County.
Daily Republican April 8, 1926 DEFENSE SUBPOENAES ABOUT 50 WITNESSES – TWO CAN’T BE FOUND John Dornes Called for Defense From Coffey County.
Daily Republican April 8, 1926 DEFENSE SUBPOENAES ABOUT 50 WITNESSES – TWO CAN’T BE FOUND E. O. Grant Called for Defense From Coffey County.
Daily Republican April 8, 1926 DEFENSE SUBPOENAES ABOUT 50 WITNESSES – TWO CAN’T BE FOUND Maude Albert(s) Called for Defense From Coffey County.
Daily Republican April 8, 1926 DEFENSE SUBPOENAES ABOUT 50 WITNESSES – TWO CAN’T BE FOUND Velma Haehn Called for Defense From Coffey County.
Daily Republican April 8, 1926 DEFENSE SUBPOENAES ABOUT 50 WITNESSES – TWO CAN’T BE FOUND Mrs. Margaret Winchester Called for Defense From Coffey County.
Daily Republican April 8, 1926 DEFENSE SUBPOENAES ABOUT 50 WITNESSES – TWO CAN’T BE FOUND George Dornes Called for Defense From Coffey County.
Daily Republican April 8, 1926 DEFENSE SUBPOENAES ABOUT 50 WITNESSES – TWO CAN’T BE FOUND William Phillips Called for Defense From Coffey County.
Daily Republican April 8, 1926 DEFENSE SUBPOENAES ABOUT 50 WITNESSES – TWO CAN’T BE FOUND Dr. A.N. Gray Called for Defense From Coffey County.
Daily Republican April 8, 1926 DEFENSE SUBPOENAES ABOUT 50 WITNESSES – TWO CAN’T BE FOUND Roy Jones Called for Defense From Coffey County.
Daily Republican April 8, 1926 DEFENSE SUBPOENAES ABOUT 50 WITNESSES – TWO CAN’T BE FOUND D. F. Ray Called for Defense From Coffey County.
Daily Republican April 8, 1926 DEFENSE SUBPOENAES ABOUT 50 WITNESSES – TWO CAN’T BE FOUND Stella Ray Called for Defense From Coffey County.
Daily Republican April 8, 1926 DEFENSE SUBPOENAES ABOUT 50 WITNESSES – TWO CAN’T BE FOUND Frank Hunt Called for Defense From Coffey County.
Daily Republican April 8, 1926 DEFENSE SUBPOENAES ABOUT 50 WITNESSES – TWO CAN’T BE FOUND Dr. McConnell Called for Defense From Coffey County.
Daily Republican April 8, 1926 DEFENSE SUBPOENAES ABOUT 50 WITNESSES – TWO CAN’T BE FOUND William Utesler Called for Defense From Coffey County.
Daily Republican April 8, 1926 DEFENSE SUBPOENAES ABOUT 50 WITNESSES – TWO CAN’T BE FOUND Chas. Griffith Called for Defense From Coffey County.
Daily Republican April 8, 1926 DEFENSE SUBPOENAES ABOUT 50 WITNESSES – TWO CAN’T BE FOUND L. T. Volland Called for Defense From Coffey County.
Daily Republican April 8, 1926 DEFENSE SUBPOENAES ABOUT 50 WITNESSES – TWO CAN’T BE FOUND Dora Goodrick Called for Defense From Coffey County.
Daily Republican April 8, 1926 DEFENSE SUBPOENAES ABOUT 50 WITNESSES – TWO CAN’T BE FOUND Sam Shoup Called for Defense From Coffey County.
Daily Republican April 8, 1926 DEFENSE SUBPOENAES ABOUT 50 WITNESSES – TWO CAN’T BE FOUND Ros(e) Shoup Called for Defense From Coffey County.
Daily Republican April 8, 1926 DEFENSE SUBPOENAES ABOUT 50 WITNESSES – TWO CAN’T BE FOUND W. M. McGuire Called for Defense From Coffey County.
Daily Republican April 8, 1926 DEFENSE SUBPOENAES ABOUT 50 WITNESSES – TWO CAN’T BE FOUND Bert Johnson Called for Defense From Coffey County.
Daily Republican April 8, 1926 DEFENSE SUBPOENAES ABOUT 50 WITNESSES – TWO CAN’T BE FOUND Mrs. Bert Johnson Called for Defense From Coffey County.
Daily Republican April 8, 1926 DEFENSE SUBPOENAES ABOUT 50 WITNESSES – TWO CAN’T BE FOUND Ivan Beall (Ival Beals) Called for Defense From Coffey County.
Daily Republican April 8, 1926 DEFENSE SUBPOENAES ABOUT 50 WITNESSES – TWO CAN’T BE FOUND Mrs. Floyd Fosnight Called for Defense From Coffey County.
Daily Republican April 8, 1926 DEFENSE SUBPOENAES ABOUT 50 WITNESSES – TWO CAN’T BE FOUND William Crotty Called for Defense From Coffey County.
Daily Republican April 8, 1926 DEFENSE SUBPOENAES ABOUT 50 WITNESSES – TWO CAN’T BE FOUND Fred Haehn Called for Defense From Coffey County.
Daily Republican April 8, 1926 DEFENSE SUBPOENAES ABOUT 50 WITNESSES – TWO CAN’T BE FOUND Bert Ziegler Called for Defense From Coffey County.
Daily Republican April 8, 1926 DEFENSE SUBPOENAES ABOUT 50 WITNESSES – TWO CAN’T BE FOUND John Redmond Called for Defense From Coffey County.
Daily Republican April 8, 1926 DEFENSE SUBPOENAES ABOUT 50 WITNESSES – TWO CAN’T BE FOUND Chester Evans Called for Defense From Coffey County.
Daily Republican April 8, 1926 DEFENSE SUBPOENAES ABOUT 50 WITNESSES – TWO CAN’T BE FOUND Harley Stack Called for Defense From Lyon County.
Daily Republican April 8, 1926 DEFENSE SUBPOENAES ABOUT 50 WITNESSES – TWO CAN’T BE FOUND LeRoy Hurt Called for Defense From Lyon County.
Daily Republican April 8, 1926 DEFENSE SUBPOENAES ABOUT 50 WITNESSES – TWO CAN’T BE FOUND Geo. Wilson Called for Defense From Lyon County.
Daily Republican April 8, 1926 DEFENSE SUBPOENAES ABOUT 50 WITNESSES – TWO CAN’T BE FOUND Emma Randolph Called for Defense From Lyon County.
Daily Republican April 8, 1926 DEFENSE SUBPOENAES ABOUT 50 WITNESSES – TWO CAN’T BE FOUND Edna Mozingo Called for Defense From Shawnee County.
Daily Republican April 8, 1926 DEFENSE SUBPOENAES ABOUT 50 WITNESSES – TWO CAN’T BE FOUND Ruth Mozingo Called for Defense From Shawnee County.
Daily Republican April 8, 1926 DEFENSE SUBPOENAES ABOUT 50 WITNESSES – TWO CAN’T BE FOUND Herman Jenkins Called for Defense From Shawnee County.
Daily Republican April 8, 1926 DEFENSE SUBPOENAES ABOUT 50 WITNESSES – TWO CAN’T BE FOUND Warner Yoho Called for Defense From Woodson County
Daily Republican April 8, 1926 DEFENSE SUBPOENAES ABOUT 50 WITNESSES – TWO CAN’T BE FOUND John Yoho Called for Defense From Woodson County
Daily Republican April 8, 1926 DEFENSE SUBPOENAES ABOUT 50 WITNESSES – TWO CAN’T BE FOUND Mrs. Mattie Vick Called for Defense From Woodson County
Daily Republican April 8, 1926 DEFENSE SUBPOENAES ABOUT 50 WITNESSES – TWO CAN’T BE FOUND George Eaton Called for Defense From Wyandotte County.
Daily Republican April 8, 1926 DEFENSE SUBPOENAES ABOUT 50 WITNESSES – TWO CAN’T BE FOUND J. O. Stone Coroner Cannot be located
Daily Republican April 8, 1926 DEFENSE SUBPOENAES ABOUT 50 WITNESSES – TWO CAN’T BE FOUND Mrs. Lavelle Actress Cannot be located
Daily Republican April 9, 1926 SHERIFF FRANK HUNTER ASKS FOR 2ND TERM Frank Hunter Sheriff Asking for second term nomination
Daily Republican April 10, 1926 MAY CUT OUT THE OFFERS TO PROVE IN KNOBLOCK CASE Judge W. C. Harris Defense Attorney Went to Lexington, Kentucky to take testimony concerning bloodhounds
Daily Republican April 10, 1926 MAY CUT OUT THE OFFERS TO PROVE IN KNOBLOCK CASE Ray S. Pierson County Attorney Went to Lexington, Kentucky to take testimony concerning bloodhounds
Daily Republican April 12, 1926 SAME WITNESSES FOR SECOND TRIAL OF KNOBLOCK CASE Bloodhounds discussion
Daily Republican April 14, 1926 KNOBLOCK TRIAL OPENS TOMORROW – LIST OF JURORS Ed Tolbert State Witness To appear Saturday, April 17
Daily Republican April 14, 1926 KNOBLOCK TRIAL OPENS TOMORROW – LIST OF JURORS J. O. Stone State Witness To appear Saturday, April 17
Daily Republican April 14, 1926 KNOBLOCK TRIAL OPENS TOMORROW – LIST OF JURORS Mrs. Dora Goodrick State Witness To appear Saturday, April 17
Daily Republican April 14, 1926 KNOBLOCK TRIAL OPENS TOMORROW – LIST OF JURORS Grace Goodrick State Witness To appear Saturday, April 17
Daily Republican April 14, 1926 KNOBLOCK TRIAL OPENS TOMORROW – LIST OF JURORS John Redmond State Witness To appear Saturday, April 17
Daily Republican April 14, 1926 KNOBLOCK TRIAL OPENS TOMORROW – LIST OF JURORS A. P. Patterson State Witness To appear Saturday, April 17
Daily Republican April 14, 1926 KNOBLOCK TRIAL OPENS TOMORROW – LIST OF JURORS E. A. Stone State Witness To appear Monday, April 19
Daily Republican April 14, 1926 KNOBLOCK TRIAL OPENS TOMORROW – LIST OF JURORS Dr. A.N. Gray State Witness To appear Monday, April 19
Daily Republican April 14, 1926 KNOBLOCK TRIAL OPENS TOMORROW – LIST OF JURORS Dr. M. B. Roberts State Witness To appear Monday, April 19
Daily Republican April 14, 1926 KNOBLOCK TRIAL OPENS TOMORROW – LIST OF JURORS Joseph F. Menard State Witness To appear Monday, April 19
Daily Republican April 14, 1926 KNOBLOCK TRIAL OPENS TOMORROW – LIST OF JURORS George Dornes State Witness To appear Monday, April 19
Daily Republican April 14, 1926 KNOBLOCK TRIAL OPENS TOMORROW – LIST OF JURORS Warren Ellis State Witness To appear Monday, April 19
Daily Republican April 14, 1926 KNOBLOCK TRIAL OPENS TOMORROW – LIST OF JURORS Charles Dewey State Witness To appear Monday, April 19
Daily Republican April 14, 1926 KNOBLOCK TRIAL OPENS TOMORROW – LIST OF JURORS Elam Underwood State Witness To appear Monday, April 19
Daily Republican April 14, 1926 KNOBLOCK TRIAL OPENS TOMORROW – LIST OF JURORS E. O. Grant State Witness To appear Monday, April 19
Daily Republican April 14, 1926 KNOBLOCK TRIAL OPENS TOMORROW – LIST OF JURORS E. E. Wilson State Witness To appear Monday, April 19
Daily Republican April 14, 1926 KNOBLOCK TRIAL OPENS TOMORROW – LIST OF JURORS J. T. Rankin State Witness To appear Monday, April 19
Daily Republican April 14, 1926 KNOBLOCK TRIAL OPENS TOMORROW – LIST OF JURORS W. V. Pennington State Witness To appear Tuesday, April 20
Daily Republican April 14, 1926 KNOBLOCK TRIAL OPENS TOMORROW – LIST OF JURORS J. E. Wood(s) State Witness To appear Tuesday, April 20
Daily Republican April 14, 1926 KNOBLOCK TRIAL OPENS TOMORROW – LIST OF JURORS Garfield Anspaugh State Witness To appear Tuesday, April 20
Daily Republican April 14, 1926 KNOBLOCK TRIAL OPENS TOMORROW – LIST OF JURORS Mrs. Minnie Jaggers State Witness To appear Tuesday, April 20
Daily Republican April 14, 1926 KNOBLOCK TRIAL OPENS TOMORROW – LIST OF JURORS George Albert State Witness To appear Tuesday, April 20
Daily Republican April 14, 1926 KNOBLOCK TRIAL OPENS TOMORROW – LIST OF JURORS Maude Albert(s) State Witness To appear Tuesday, April 20
Daily Republican April 14, 1926 KNOBLOCK TRIAL OPENS TOMORROW – LIST OF JURORS Dr. H. T. Salisbury State Witness To appear Tuesday, April 20
Daily Republican April 14, 1926 KNOBLOCK TRIAL OPENS TOMORROW – LIST OF JURORS Dr. D. W. Manson State Witness To appear Tuesday, April 20
Daily Republican April 14, 1926 KNOBLOCK TRIAL OPENS TOMORROW – LIST OF JURORS Bender State Witness To appear Tuesday, April 20
Daily Republican April 14, 1926 KNOBLOCK TRIAL OPENS TOMORROW – LIST OF JURORS James Dawson State Witness To appear Tuesday, April 20
Daily Republican April 14, 1926 KNOBLOCK TRIAL OPENS TOMORROW – LIST OF JURORS William Utesler State Witness To appear Tuesday, April 20
Daily Republican April 14, 1926 KNOBLOCK TRIAL OPENS TOMORROW – LIST OF JURORS Clarance W. Williams State Witness To appear Tuesday, April 20
Daily Republican April 14, 1926 KNOBLOCK TRIAL OPENS TOMORROW – LIST OF JURORS Fred H. Howard State Witness To appear Tuesday, April 20
Daily Republican April 14, 1926 KNOBLOCK TRIAL OPENS TOMORROW – LIST OF JURORS Harry Pennock State Witness To appear Wednesday, April 21
Daily Republican April 14, 1926 KNOBLOCK TRIAL OPENS TOMORROW – LIST OF JURORS Edgar Wood State Witness To appear Wednesday, April 21
Daily Republican April 14, 1926 KNOBLOCK TRIAL OPENS TOMORROW – LIST OF JURORS William Merkle State Witness To appear Wednesday, April 21
Daily Republican April 14, 1926 KNOBLOCK TRIAL OPENS TOMORROW – LIST OF JURORS Clarence Conrad State Witness To appear Wednesday, April 21
Daily Republican April 14, 1926 KNOBLOCK TRIAL OPENS TOMORROW – LIST OF JURORS Ralph Scott State Witness To appear Wednesday, April 21
Daily Republican April 14, 1926 KNOBLOCK TRIAL OPENS TOMORROW – LIST OF JURORS Mrs. Ralph Scott State Witness To appear Wednesday, April 21
Daily Republican April 14, 1926 KNOBLOCK TRIAL OPENS TOMORROW – LIST OF JURORS William Kimball State Witness To appear Wednesday, April 21
Daily Republican April 14, 1926 KNOBLOCK TRIAL OPENS TOMORROW – LIST OF JURORS Jurors List of 100 jurors summoned to venire
Daily Republican April 15, 1926 TRYING FOR JURY IN KNOBLOCK CASE – SOME ARE EXCUSED I. T. Richardson Judge Explained importance of civic duty
Daily Republican April 15, 1926 TRYING FOR JURY IN KNOBLOCK CASE – SOME ARE EXCUSED Roy Allen Excused Juror
Daily Republican April 15, 1926 TRYING FOR JURY IN KNOBLOCK CASE – SOME ARE EXCUSED D. C. Blake Excused Juror
Daily Republican April 15, 1926 TRYING FOR JURY IN KNOBLOCK CASE – SOME ARE EXCUSED J. C. Crail Excused Juror
Daily Republican April 15, 1926 TRYING FOR JURY IN KNOBLOCK CASE – SOME ARE EXCUSED Wm. Carney Excused Juror
Daily Republican April 15, 1926 TRYING FOR JURY IN KNOBLOCK CASE – SOME ARE EXCUSED Elza Doman Excused Juror
Daily Republican April 15, 1926 TRYING FOR JURY IN KNOBLOCK CASE – SOME ARE EXCUSED W. S. Levering Excused Juror
Daily Republican April 15, 1926 TRYING FOR JURY IN KNOBLOCK CASE – SOME ARE EXCUSED A. A. Miller Excused Juror
Daily Republican April 15, 1926 TRYING FOR JURY IN KNOBLOCK CASE – SOME ARE EXCUSED C. F. McCoubrie Excused Juror
Daily Republican April 15, 1926 TRYING FOR JURY IN KNOBLOCK CASE – SOME ARE EXCUSED C. R. Ruckle Excused Juror
Daily Republican April 15, 1926 TRYING FOR JURY IN KNOBLOCK CASE – SOME ARE EXCUSED A. C. Wilson Excused Juror
Daily Republican April 15, 1926 TRYING FOR JURY IN KNOBLOCK CASE – SOME ARE EXCUSED Owen S. Samuel Defense Attorney Presented motion for continuance, for previous reasons and because Charles Griffith had not been located
Daily Republican April 15, 1926 TRYING FOR JURY IN KNOBLOCK CASE – SOME ARE EXCUSED Fred M. Harris Prosecuting Attorney Opposed continuance
Daily Republican April 15, 1926 TRYING FOR JURY IN KNOBLOCK CASE – SOME ARE EXCUSED Judge W. C. Harris Defense Attorney Argued that continuance necessary to locate J. O. Stone
Daily Republican April 15, 1926 TRYING FOR JURY IN KNOBLOCK CASE – SOME ARE EXCUSED I. T. Richardson Judge Denied continuance
Daily Republican April 15, 1926 COURT REPORTER ART H. WOODROW RESIGNS HIS JOB A. H. Woodrow Court Reporter Resigns position as I. T. Richardson’s stenographer and will not be stenographer for Knoblock trial
Daily Republican April 15, 1926 COURT REPORTER ART H. WOODROW RESIGNS HIS JOB May Larsen Court Reporter Stenographer for county attorney; will serve as court reporter for jury selection
Daily Republican April 15, 1926 COURT REPORTER ART H. WOODROW RESIGNS HIS JOB Emma Randolph Court Reporter Will take over after returning from Oklahoma; considered one of best in state
Daily Republican April 16, 1926 SLOW WORK GETTING JURY IN KNOBLOCK MURDER CASE – ONLY TWO J. H. Dalby Potential Juror passed by both sides
Daily Republican April 16, 1926 SLOW WORK GETTING JURY IN KNOBLOCK MURDER CASE – ONLY TWO L. C. Vincent Potential Juror passed by both sides
Daily Republican April 16, 1926 SLOW WORK GETTING JURY IN KNOBLOCK MURDER CASE – ONLY TWO C. M. Bell Excused Juror for cause
Daily Republican April 16, 1926 SLOW WORK GETTING JURY IN KNOBLOCK MURDER CASE – ONLY TWO W. H. Bunge Excused Juror for cause
Daily Republican April 16, 1926 SLOW WORK GETTING JURY IN KNOBLOCK MURDER CASE – ONLY TWO Henry Casey Excused Juror for cause
Daily Republican April 16, 1926 SLOW WORK GETTING JURY IN KNOBLOCK MURDER CASE – ONLY TWO G. W. Calvert Excused Juror for cause
Daily Republican April 16, 1926 SLOW WORK GETTING JURY IN KNOBLOCK MURDER CASE – ONLY TWO E. D. Coy Excused Juror for cause
Daily Republican April 16, 1926 SLOW WORK GETTING JURY IN KNOBLOCK MURDER CASE – ONLY TWO L. D. Coulter Excused Juror for cause
Daily Republican April 16, 1926 SLOW WORK GETTING JURY IN KNOBLOCK MURDER CASE – ONLY TWO Bert Eicholtz Excused Juror for cause
Daily Republican April 16, 1926 SLOW WORK GETTING JURY IN KNOBLOCK MURDER CASE – ONLY TWO J. T. Fletcher Excused Juror for cause
Daily Republican April 16, 1926 SLOW WORK GETTING JURY IN KNOBLOCK MURDER CASE – ONLY TWO D. P. Funk Excused Juror for cause
Daily Republican April 16, 1926 SLOW WORK GETTING JURY IN KNOBLOCK MURDER CASE – ONLY TWO F. W. Haight Excused Juror for cause
Daily Republican April 16, 1926 SLOW WORK GETTING JURY IN KNOBLOCK MURDER CASE – ONLY TWO Fred Herdman Excused Juror for cause
Daily Republican April 16, 1926 SLOW WORK GETTING JURY IN KNOBLOCK MURDER CASE – ONLY TWO Alva Hill Excused Juror for cause
Daily Republican April 16, 1926 SLOW WORK GETTING JURY IN KNOBLOCK MURDER CASE – ONLY TWO Wm. Ingwersen Excused Juror for cause
Daily Republican April 16, 1926 SLOW WORK GETTING JURY IN KNOBLOCK MURDER CASE – ONLY TWO F. W. Jarboe Excused Juror for cause
Daily Republican April 16, 1926 SLOW WORK GETTING JURY IN KNOBLOCK MURDER CASE – ONLY TWO F. H. Mudge Excused Juror for cause
Daily Republican April 16, 1926 SLOW WORK GETTING JURY IN KNOBLOCK MURDER CASE – ONLY TWO Jeff Leabo Potential Juror funny pronounciation story
Daily Republican April 16, 1926 SLOW WORK GETTING JURY IN KNOBLOCK MURDER CASE – ONLY TWO J. M. Engle Excused Juror
Daily Republican April 16, 1926 SLOW WORK GETTING JURY IN KNOBLOCK MURDER CASE – ONLY TWO A. A. Manley Excused Juror
Daily Republican April 16, 1926 SLOW WORK GETTING JURY IN KNOBLOCK MURDER CASE – ONLY TWO B. F. Knight Excused Juror
Daily Republican April 16, 1926 SLOW WORK GETTING JURY IN KNOBLOCK MURDER CASE – ONLY TWO F. B. Elrod Excused Juror
Daily Republican April 16, 1926 SLOW WORK GETTING JURY IN KNOBLOCK MURDER CASE – ONLY TWO C. E. Robinson Excused Juror
Daily Republican April 16, 1926 SLOW WORK GETTING JURY IN KNOBLOCK MURDER CASE – ONLY TWO J. H. Wilson Excused Juror
Daily Republican April 16, 1926 SLOW WORK GETTING JURY IN KNOBLOCK MURDER CASE – ONLY TWO D. J. Miller Excused Juror
Daily Republican April 16, 1926 SLOW WORK GETTING JURY IN KNOBLOCK MURDER CASE – ONLY TWO H. W. Beatty Excused Juror
Daily Republican April 16, 1926 SLOW WORK GETTING JURY IN KNOBLOCK MURDER CASE – ONLY TWO H. W. McMurray Excused Juror
Daily Republican April 16, 1926 SLOW WORK GETTING JURY IN KNOBLOCK MURDER CASE – ONLY TWO Jas. Dawson Excused Juror
Daily Republican April 16, 1926 SLOW WORK GETTING JURY IN KNOBLOCK MURDER CASE – ONLY TWO T. L. Horrell Excused Juror
Daily Republican April 16, 1926 SLOW WORK GETTING JURY IN KNOBLOCK MURDER CASE – ONLY TWO W. W. Kirby Excused Juror
Daily Republican April 16, 1926 SLOW WORK GETTING JURY IN KNOBLOCK MURDER CASE – ONLY TWO J. M. Knight Excused Juror
Daily Republican April 17, 1926 JURY BOX FILLED AND THEN EMPTIED IN 2 SHORT HOURS Jurors
Daily Republican April 17, 1926 PASS FOUR JURORS IN KNOBLOCK CASE IN FIRST TWO DAYS L. C. Vincent Potential Juror passed by both sides
Daily Republican April 17, 1926 PASS FOUR JURORS IN KNOBLOCK CASE IN FIRST TWO DAYS J. H. Dalby Potential Juror passed by both sides
Daily Republican April 17, 1926 PASS FOUR JURORS IN KNOBLOCK CASE IN FIRST TWO DAYS J. O. Stonebraker Potential Juror passed by both sides
Daily Republican April 17, 1926 PASS FOUR JURORS IN KNOBLOCK CASE IN FIRST TWO DAYS David M. Hughes Potential Juror passed by both sides
Daily Republican April 17, 1926 PASS FOUR JURORS IN KNOBLOCK CASE IN FIRST TWO DAYS Geo. V. Allen Excused Juror
Daily Republican April 17, 1926 PASS FOUR JURORS IN KNOBLOCK CASE IN FIRST TWO DAYS E. A. Arb Excused Juror
Daily Republican April 17, 1926 PASS FOUR JURORS IN KNOBLOCK CASE IN FIRST TWO DAYS Jno. Parker Excused Juror
Daily Republican April 17, 1926 PASS FOUR JURORS IN KNOBLOCK CASE IN FIRST TWO DAYS C. E. Fodge Excused Juror
Daily Republican April 17, 1926 PASS FOUR JURORS IN KNOBLOCK CASE IN FIRST TWO DAYS Peter J. Smith Excused Juror
Daily Republican April 17, 1926 PASS FOUR JURORS IN KNOBLOCK CASE IN FIRST TWO DAYS J. O. Garrett Excused Juror
Daily Republican April 17, 1926 PASS FOUR JURORS IN KNOBLOCK CASE IN FIRST TWO DAYS O. W. Morris Excused Juror
Daily Republican April 17, 1926 PASS FOUR JURORS IN KNOBLOCK CASE IN FIRST TWO DAYS Albert Wright Excused Juror
Daily Republican April 17, 1926 PASS FOUR JURORS IN KNOBLOCK CASE IN FIRST TWO DAYS Jurors long list of potential jurors
Daily Republican April 17, 1926 PATTERSON RESIGNS AS COUNTY ENGINEER – NO SUCCESSOR NAMED A. P. Patterson County Engineer Taking job in Los Angeles; former witness at first trial
Daily Republican April 19, 1926 NO THOUGHT OF CHANGE OF VENUE IN THE KNOBLOCK MURDER TRIAL J. H. Dalby Potential Juror passed by both sides
Daily Republican April 19, 1926 NO THOUGHT OF CHANGE OF VENUE IN THE KNOBLOCK MURDER TRIAL L. C. Vincent Potential Juror passed by both sides
Daily Republican April 19, 1926 NO THOUGHT OF CHANGE OF VENUE IN THE KNOBLOCK MURDER TRIAL J. O. Stonebraker Potential Juror passed by both sides
Daily Republican April 19, 1926 NO THOUGHT OF CHANGE OF VENUE IN THE KNOBLOCK MURDER TRIAL David M. Hughes Potential Juror passed by both sides
Daily Republican April 19, 1926 NO THOUGHT OF CHANGE OF VENUE IN THE KNOBLOCK MURDER TRIAL Ernie Flake Potential Juror passed by both sides
Daily Republican April 19, 1926 NO THOUGHT OF CHANGE OF VENUE IN THE KNOBLOCK MURDER TRIAL F. A. Ruby Potential Juror passed by both sides
Daily Republican April 19, 1926 NO THOUGHT OF CHANGE OF VENUE IN THE KNOBLOCK MURDER TRIAL C. G. Combs Excused Juror
Daily Republican April 19, 1926 NO THOUGHT OF CHANGE OF VENUE IN THE KNOBLOCK MURDER TRIAL Wm. Grobenglesser Excused Juror
Daily Republican April 19, 1926 NO THOUGHT OF CHANGE OF VENUE IN THE KNOBLOCK MURDER TRIAL E. O. Holman Excused Juror
Daily Republican April 19, 1926 NO THOUGHT OF CHANGE OF VENUE IN THE KNOBLOCK MURDER TRIAL J. N. Todd Excused Juror
Daily Republican April 19, 1926 NO THOUGHT OF CHANGE OF VENUE IN THE KNOBLOCK MURDER TRIAL Earl Beard Excused Juror
Daily Republican April 19, 1926 NO THOUGHT OF CHANGE OF VENUE IN THE KNOBLOCK MURDER TRIAL Wm. Harris Excused Juror
Daily Republican April 19, 1926 NO THOUGHT OF CHANGE OF VENUE IN THE KNOBLOCK MURDER TRIAL Ira W. Pieratt Excused Juror
Daily Republican April 19, 1926 NO THOUGHT OF CHANGE OF VENUE IN THE KNOBLOCK MURDER TRIAL H. E. Laws Excused Juror
Daily Republican April 19, 1926 NO THOUGHT OF CHANGE OF VENUE IN THE KNOBLOCK MURDER TRIAL Wayne Gorsuch Excused Juror
Daily Republican April 19, 1926 NO THOUGHT OF CHANGE OF VENUE IN THE KNOBLOCK MURDER TRIAL J. H. Bocker Excused Juror
Daily Republican April 19, 1926 NO THOUGHT OF CHANGE OF VENUE IN THE KNOBLOCK MURDER TRIAL W. J. Eccles Excused Juror
Daily Republican April 20, 1926 KNOBLOCK MURDER TRIAL GOES TO EMPORIA: KNOBLOCK GIVEN CHANGE Jurors 225 men called, 151 examined, only 6 passed
Daily Republican April 20, 1926 KNOBLOCK MURDER TRIAL GOES TO EMPORIA: KNOBLOCK GIVEN CHANGE I. T. Richardson Judge Announces change of venue, not sure if going to Lyon or Chase
Daily Republican April 20, 1926 ENDLESS TASK TO GET 12 MEN FOR JURY DUTY Roy Finley Excused Juror
Daily Republican April 20, 1926 ENDLESS TASK TO GET 12 MEN FOR JURY DUTY Fred Dahman Excused Juror
Daily Republican April 20, 1926 ENDLESS TASK TO GET 12 MEN FOR JURY DUTY J. D. Bowlin Excused Juror
Daily Republican April 20, 1926 ENDLESS TASK TO GET 12 MEN FOR JURY DUTY Chas. Farmer Excused Juror
Daily Republican April 20, 1926 ENDLESS TASK TO GET 12 MEN FOR JURY DUTY Earl Garrett Excused Juror
Daily Republican April 20, 1926 ENDLESS TASK TO GET 12 MEN FOR JURY DUTY W. V. Hamman Excused Juror
Daily Republican April 20, 1926 ENDLESS TASK TO GET 12 MEN FOR JURY DUTY J. L. Carmean Excused Juror
Daily Republican April 20, 1926 ENDLESS TASK TO GET 12 MEN FOR JURY DUTY Ed Dore Excused Juror
Daily Republican April 20, 1926 ENDLESS TASK TO GET 12 MEN FOR JURY DUTY Fred Dotson Excused Juror
Daily Republican April 20, 1926 ENDLESS TASK TO GET 12 MEN FOR JURY DUTY Chas. Bowlin Excused Juror
Daily Republican April 20, 1926 ENDLESS TASK TO GET 12 MEN FOR JURY DUTY Henry Breuer Excused Juror
Daily Republican April 20, 1926 ENDLESS TASK TO GET 12 MEN FOR JURY DUTY Frank Fleming Excused Juror
Daily Republican April 20, 1926 ENDLESS TASK TO GET 12 MEN FOR JURY DUTY John Gorman Excused Juror
Daily Republican April 20, 1926 ENDLESS TASK TO GET 12 MEN FOR JURY DUTY Ben Hunt Excused Juror
Daily Republican April 20, 1926 ENDLESS TASK TO GET 12 MEN FOR JURY DUTY E. L. Powers Excused Juror
Daily Republican April 20, 1926 ENDLESS TASK TO GET 12 MEN FOR JURY DUTY J. D. Clyde Excused Juror
Daily Republican April 20, 1926 ENDLESS TASK TO GET 12 MEN FOR JURY DUTY F. M. Jones Excused Juror
Daily Republican April 20, 1926 ENDLESS TASK TO GET 12 MEN FOR JURY DUTY Geo. Throckmorton Excused Juror
Daily Republican April 20, 1926 ENDLESS TASK TO GET 12 MEN FOR JURY DUTY S. A. Sterbenz Excused Juror
Daily Republican April 20, 1926 ENDLESS TASK TO GET 12 MEN FOR JURY DUTY John Isch Excused Juror
Daily Republican April 20, 1926 ENDLESS TASK TO GET 12 MEN FOR JURY DUTY Fern Smith Excused Juror
Daily Republican April 20, 1926 ENDLESS TASK TO GET 12 MEN FOR JURY DUTY Dewey Gray Excused Juror
Daily Republican April 20, 1926 ENDLESS TASK TO GET 12 MEN FOR JURY DUTY Edward Christy Excused Juror
Daily Republican April 20, 1926 ENDLESS TASK TO GET 12 MEN FOR JURY DUTY C. W. Ballew Excused Juror
Daily Republican April 20, 1926 ENDLESS TASK TO GET 12 MEN FOR JURY DUTY R. H. McCracken Excused Juror
Daily Republican April 20, 1926 ENDLESS TASK TO GET 12 MEN FOR JURY DUTY A. A. Meats Excused Juror
Daily Republican April 20, 1926 ENDLESS TASK TO GET 12 MEN FOR JURY DUTY M. M. Osborn Excused Juror
Daily Republican April 20, 1926 ENDLESS TASK TO GET 12 MEN FOR JURY DUTY W. B. Dowmain Excused Juror
Daily Republican April 20, 1926 ENDLESS TASK TO GET 12 MEN FOR JURY DUTY E. E. Dwight Excused Juror
Daily Republican April 20, 1926 ENDLESS TASK TO GET 12 MEN FOR JURY DUTY R. W. Helmer Excused Juror
Daily Republican April 20, 1926 ENDLESS TASK TO GET 12 MEN FOR JURY DUTY J. T. King Excused Juror
Daily Republican April 20, 1926 ENDLESS TASK TO GET 12 MEN FOR JURY DUTY A. J. Karr Excused Juror
Daily Republican April 20, 1926 ENDLESS TASK TO GET 12 MEN FOR JURY DUTY L. W. Mahon Excused Juror
Daily Republican April 20, 1926 ENDLESS TASK TO GET 12 MEN FOR JURY DUTY B. A. Preston Excused Juror
Daily Republican April 20, 1926 ENDLESS TASK TO GET 12 MEN FOR JURY DUTY Floyd Skillman Excused Juror
Daily Republican April 20, 1926 ENDLESS TASK TO GET 12 MEN FOR JURY DUTY Glen Smith Excused Juror
Daily Republican April 20, 1926 ENDLESS TASK TO GET 12 MEN FOR JURY DUTY W. A. Todd Excused Juror
Daily Republican April 20, 1926 ENDLESS TASK TO GET 12 MEN FOR JURY DUTY Elliot Miller Excused Juror
Daily Republican April 20, 1926 ENDLESS TASK TO GET 12 MEN FOR JURY DUTY M. S. Keller Excused Juror
Daily Republican April 20, 1926 ENDLESS TASK TO GET 12 MEN FOR JURY DUTY W. J. Mulinix Excused Juror
Daily Republican April 20, 1926 ENDLESS TASK TO GET 12 MEN FOR JURY DUTY W. E. Rogers Excused Juror
Daily Republican April 20, 1926 ENDLESS TASK TO GET 12 MEN FOR JURY DUTY W. M. Schultz Excused Juror
Daily Republican April 20, 1926 ENDLESS TASK TO GET 12 MEN FOR JURY DUTY Jerome Thompson Excused Juror
Daily Republican April 20, 1926 ENDLESS TASK TO GET 12 MEN FOR JURY DUTY Warren Tobler Excused Juror
Daily Republican April 20, 1926 ENDLESS TASK TO GET 12 MEN FOR JURY DUTY Herman Kruger Excused Juror
Daily Republican April 20, 1926 ENDLESS TASK TO GET 12 MEN FOR JURY DUTY Frank Rampenthal Excused Juror
Daily Republican April 20, 1926 ENDLESS TASK TO GET 12 MEN FOR JURY DUTY E. A. Thompson Excused Juror
Daily Republican April 20, 1926 ENDLESS TASK TO GET 12 MEN FOR JURY DUTY D. D. Stuart Excused Juror
Daily Republican April 20, 1926 ENDLESS TASK TO GET 12 MEN FOR JURY DUTY Ashur Williams Excused Juror
Daily Republican April 20, 1926 ENDLESS TASK TO GET 12 MEN FOR JURY DUTY L. V. Watkins Excused Juror
Daily Republican April 20, 1926 ENDLESS TASK TO GET 12 MEN FOR JURY DUTY Edgar Borne Excused Juror
Daily Republican April 20, 1926 ENDLESS TASK TO GET 12 MEN FOR JURY DUTY J. B. Donohoe Excused Juror
Daily Republican April 20, 1926 ENDLESS TASK TO GET 12 MEN FOR JURY DUTY H. J. Filkin Excused Juror
Daily Republican April 20, 1926 ENDLESS TASK TO GET 12 MEN FOR JURY DUTY Frank Kincad Excused Juror
Daily Republican April 20, 1926 ENDLESS TASK TO GET 12 MEN FOR JURY DUTY Emil Kufahl Excused Juror
Daily Republican April 20, 1926 ENDLESS TASK TO GET 12 MEN FOR JURY DUTY M. F. DeJarnett Excused Juror
Daily Republican April 20, 1926 ENDLESS TASK TO GET 12 MEN FOR JURY DUTY James Early Excused Juror
Daily Republican April 20, 1926 ENDLESS TASK TO GET 12 MEN FOR JURY DUTY Frank Knight Excused Juror
Daily Republican April 20, 1926 ENDLESS TASK TO GET 12 MEN FOR JURY DUTY W. N. Lathrop Excused Juror
Daily Republican April 20, 1926 ENDLESS TASK TO GET 12 MEN FOR JURY DUTY S. R. Miller Excused Juror
Daily Republican April 20, 1926 ENDLESS TASK TO GET 12 MEN FOR JURY DUTY F. S. Leigh Excused Juror
Daily Republican April 21, 1926 DEFENSE ALREADY CALLS WITNESSES IN KNOBLOCK CASE Wm. Utesler Defense Witness Called for trial in Emporia
Daily Republican April 21, 1926 DEFENSE ALREADY CALLS WITNESSES IN KNOBLOCK CASE Mrs. Margaret Winchester Defense Witness Called for trial in Emporia
Daily Republican April 21, 1926 DEFENSE ALREADY CALLS WITNESSES IN KNOBLOCK CASE Rosa Knapp Defense Witness Called for trial in Emporia
Daily Republican April 21, 1926 DEFENSE ALREADY CALLS WITNESSES IN KNOBLOCK CASE A. Grubb Defense Witness Called for trial in Emporia
Daily Republican April 21, 1926 DEFENSE ALREADY CALLS WITNESSES IN KNOBLOCK CASE Geo. Eaton Defense Witness Called for trial in Emporia
Daily Republican April 21, 1926 DEFENSE ALREADY CALLS WITNESSES IN KNOBLOCK CASE S. T. Crumley Defense Witness Called for trial in Emporia
Daily Republican April 21, 1926 DEFENSE ALREADY CALLS WITNESSES IN KNOBLOCK CASE George Wilson Defense Witness Called for trial in Emporia
Daily Republican April 21, 1926 DEFENSE ALREADY CALLS WITNESSES IN KNOBLOCK CASE Harley Stack Defense Witness Called for trial in Emporia
Daily Republican April 21, 1926 DEFENSE ALREADY CALLS WITNESSES IN KNOBLOCK CASE A. H. Woodrow Defense Witness Called for trial in Emporia
Daily Republican April 26, 1926 KNOBLOCK PAPERS SENT TO EMPORIA READY FOR TRIAL Jennie Craven District Court Clerk Preparing paperwork and evidence for Emporia.
Daily Republican April 26, 1926 KNOBLOCK PAPERS SENT TO EMPORIA READY FOR TRIAL Chas. Kimball State Witness
Daily Republican April 26, 1926 KNOBLOCK PAPERS SENT TO EMPORIA READY FOR TRIAL A. H. Woodrow Court Reporter Subpoena returned “not found”
Daily Republican April 29, 1926 DEFENSE IN KNOBLOCK MURDER CASE TO TAKE DEPOSITION AT DENVER Defense notified State that they were heading for Denver to take Deposition.
Daily Republican May 1, 1926 SUPOENAES ISSUED FOR 104 WITNESSES IN KNOBLOCK TRIAL Frank Hunter State Witness To appear May 8, 1926.
Daily Republican May 1, 1926 SUPOENAES ISSUED FOR 104 WITNESSES IN KNOBLOCK TRIAL A. P. Patterson State Witness To appear May 8, 1926.
Daily Republican May 1, 1926 SUPOENAES ISSUED FOR 104 WITNESSES IN KNOBLOCK TRIAL John Redmond State Witness To appear May 8, 1926.
Daily Republican May 1, 1926 SUPOENAES ISSUED FOR 104 WITNESSES IN KNOBLOCK TRIAL Mrs. Dora Goodrick State Witness To appear May 8, 1926.
Daily Republican May 1, 1926 SUPOENAES ISSUED FOR 104 WITNESSES IN KNOBLOCK TRIAL Grace Goodrick State Witness To appear May 8, 1926.
Daily Republican May 1, 1926 SUPOENAES ISSUED FOR 104 WITNESSES IN KNOBLOCK TRIAL Charles Kimball State Witness To appear May 10, 1926.
Daily Republican May 1, 1926 SUPOENAES ISSUED FOR 104 WITNESSES IN KNOBLOCK TRIAL E. A. Stone State Witness To appear May 10, 1926.
Daily Republican May 1, 1926 SUPOENAES ISSUED FOR 104 WITNESSES IN KNOBLOCK TRIAL Dr. A.N. Gray State Witness To appear May 10, 1926.
Daily Republican May 1, 1926 SUPOENAES ISSUED FOR 104 WITNESSES IN KNOBLOCK TRIAL Dr. M. B. Roberts State Witness To appear May 10, 1926.
Daily Republican May 1, 1926 SUPOENAES ISSUED FOR 104 WITNESSES IN KNOBLOCK TRIAL Joseph F. Menard State Witness To appear May 10, 1926.
Daily Republican May 1, 1926 SUPOENAES ISSUED FOR 104 WITNESSES IN KNOBLOCK TRIAL Mrs. Joseph Menard State Witness To appear May 10, 1926.
Daily Republican May 1, 1926 SUPOENAES ISSUED FOR 104 WITNESSES IN KNOBLOCK TRIAL George Dornes State Witness To appear May 10, 1926.
Daily Republican May 1, 1926 SUPOENAES ISSUED FOR 104 WITNESSES IN KNOBLOCK TRIAL Warren Ellis State Witness To appear May 10, 1926.
Daily Republican May 1, 1926 SUPOENAES ISSUED FOR 104 WITNESSES IN KNOBLOCK TRIAL Charles Dewey State Witness To appear May 10, 1926.
Daily Republican May 1, 1926 SUPOENAES ISSUED FOR 104 WITNESSES IN KNOBLOCK TRIAL Elam Underwood State Witness To appear May 10, 1926.
Daily Republican May 1, 1926 SUPOENAES ISSUED FOR 104 WITNESSES IN KNOBLOCK TRIAL E. O. Grant State Witness To appear May 10, 1926.
Daily Republican May 1, 1926 SUPOENAES ISSUED FOR 104 WITNESSES IN KNOBLOCK TRIAL E. E. Wilson State Witness To appear May 10, 1926.
Daily Republican May 1, 1926 SUPOENAES ISSUED FOR 104 WITNESSES IN KNOBLOCK TRIAL W. V. Pennington State Witness To appear May 11, 1926.
Daily Republican May 1, 1926 SUPOENAES ISSUED FOR 104 WITNESSES IN KNOBLOCK TRIAL J. E. Wood(s) State Witness To appear May 11, 1926.
Daily Republican May 1, 1926 SUPOENAES ISSUED FOR 104 WITNESSES IN KNOBLOCK TRIAL Garfield Anspaugh State Witness To appear May 11, 1926.
Daily Republican May 1, 1926 SUPOENAES ISSUED FOR 104 WITNESSES IN KNOBLOCK TRIAL Mrs. Minnie Jaggers State Witness To appear May 11, 1926.
Daily Republican May 1, 1926 SUPOENAES ISSUED FOR 104 WITNESSES IN KNOBLOCK TRIAL George Albert State Witness To appear May 11, 1926.
Daily Republican May 1, 1926 SUPOENAES ISSUED FOR 104 WITNESSES IN KNOBLOCK TRIAL Maude Albert(s) State Witness To appear May 11, 1926.
Daily Republican May 1, 1926 SUPOENAES ISSUED FOR 104 WITNESSES IN KNOBLOCK TRIAL Dr. H. T. Salisbury State Witness To appear May 11, 1926.
Daily Republican May 1, 1926 SUPOENAES ISSUED FOR 104 WITNESSES IN KNOBLOCK TRIAL Dr. D. W. Manson State Witness To appear May 11, 1926.
Daily Republican May 1, 1926 SUPOENAES ISSUED FOR 104 WITNESSES IN KNOBLOCK TRIAL Mrs. D. M. Bender State Witness To appear May 11, 1926.
Daily Republican May 1, 1926 SUPOENAES ISSUED FOR 104 WITNESSES IN KNOBLOCK TRIAL James Dawson State Witness To appear May 11, 1926.
Daily Republican May 1, 1926 SUPOENAES ISSUED FOR 104 WITNESSES IN KNOBLOCK TRIAL William Utesler State Witness To appear May 11, 1926.
Daily Republican May 1, 1926 SUPOENAES ISSUED FOR 104 WITNESSES IN KNOBLOCK TRIAL Clarance W. Williams State Witness To appear May 11, 1926.
Daily Republican May 1, 1926 SUPOENAES ISSUED FOR 104 WITNESSES IN KNOBLOCK TRIAL Harry Pennock State Witness To appear May 12, 1926.
Daily Republican May 1, 1926 SUPOENAES ISSUED FOR 104 WITNESSES IN KNOBLOCK TRIAL Edgar Wood State Witness To appear May 12, 1926.
Daily Republican May 1, 1926 SUPOENAES ISSUED FOR 104 WITNESSES IN KNOBLOCK TRIAL William Merkle State Witness To appear May 12, 1926.
Daily Republican May 1, 1926 SUPOENAES ISSUED FOR 104 WITNESSES IN KNOBLOCK TRIAL Clarence Conrad State Witness To appear May 12, 1926.
Daily Republican May 1, 1926 SUPOENAES ISSUED FOR 104 WITNESSES IN KNOBLOCK TRIAL Ralph Scott State Witness To appear May 12, 1926.
Daily Republican May 1, 1926 SUPOENAES ISSUED FOR 104 WITNESSES IN KNOBLOCK TRIAL William Kimball State Witness To appear May 12, 1926.
Daily Republican May 1, 1926 SUPOENAES ISSUED FOR 104 WITNESSES IN KNOBLOCK TRIAL Mrs. Margaret Winchester Defense Witness To appear May 12, 1926.
Daily Republican May 1, 1926 SUPOENAES ISSUED FOR 104 WITNESSES IN KNOBLOCK TRIAL Lavon Stewart Defense Witness To appear May 12, 1926.
Daily Republican May 1, 1926 SUPOENAES ISSUED FOR 104 WITNESSES IN KNOBLOCK TRIAL Ray Knoblock Defense Witness To appear May 12, 1926.
Daily Republican May 1, 1926 SUPOENAES ISSUED FOR 104 WITNESSES IN KNOBLOCK TRIAL Jake Knoblock (J.C.) Defense Witness To appear May 12, 1926.
Daily Republican May 1, 1926 SUPOENAES ISSUED FOR 104 WITNESSES IN KNOBLOCK TRIAL H. W. Beatty Defense Witness To appear May 12, 1926.
Daily Republican May 1, 1926 SUPOENAES ISSUED FOR 104 WITNESSES IN KNOBLOCK TRIAL W. P. Phillips Defense Witness To appear May 12, 1926.
Daily Republican May 1, 1926 SUPOENAES ISSUED FOR 104 WITNESSES IN KNOBLOCK TRIAL Maude Albert(s) Defense Witness To appear May 12, 1926.
Daily Republican May 1, 1926 SUPOENAES ISSUED FOR 104 WITNESSES IN KNOBLOCK TRIAL Mrs. Jake Sharr Defense Witness To appear May 12, 1926.
Daily Republican May 1, 1926 SUPOENAES ISSUED FOR 104 WITNESSES IN KNOBLOCK TRIAL Kate Bon Defense Witness To appear May 12, 1926.
Daily Republican May 1, 1926 SUPOENAES ISSUED FOR 104 WITNESSES IN KNOBLOCK TRIAL Marvin Engle Defense Witness To appear May 12, 1926.
Daily Republican May 1, 1926 SUPOENAES ISSUED FOR 104 WITNESSES IN KNOBLOCK TRIAL H. A. Smith Defense Witness To appear May 12, 1926.
Daily Republican May 1, 1926 SUPOENAES ISSUED FOR 104 WITNESSES IN KNOBLOCK TRIAL C. E. Winn Defense Witness To appear May 12, 1926.
Daily Republican May 1, 1926 SUPOENAES ISSUED FOR 104 WITNESSES IN KNOBLOCK TRIAL Mrs. Chas. Knoblock Defense Witness To appear May 12, 1926.
Daily Republican May 1, 1926 SUPOENAES ISSUED FOR 104 WITNESSES IN KNOBLOCK TRIAL John Kellerman Defense Witness To appear May 12, 1926.
Daily Republican May 1, 1926 SUPOENAES ISSUED FOR 104 WITNESSES IN KNOBLOCK TRIAL Ella Kellerman Defense Witness To appear May 12, 1926.
Daily Republican May 1, 1926 SUPOENAES ISSUED FOR 104 WITNESSES IN KNOBLOCK TRIAL Rosa Knapp Defense Witness To appear May 12, 1926.
Daily Republican May 1, 1926 SUPOENAES ISSUED FOR 104 WITNESSES IN KNOBLOCK TRIAL John Mozingo Defense Witness To appear May 12, 1926.
Daily Republican May 1, 1926 SUPOENAES ISSUED FOR 104 WITNESSES IN KNOBLOCK TRIAL Mrs. John Mozingo Defense Witness To appear May 12, 1926.
Daily Republican May 1, 1926 SUPOENAES ISSUED FOR 104 WITNESSES IN KNOBLOCK TRIAL Sam Shoup Defense Witness To appear May 12, 1926.
Daily Republican May 1, 1926 SUPOENAES ISSUED FOR 104 WITNESSES IN KNOBLOCK TRIAL Mrs. Sam Shoup Defense Witness To appear May 12, 1926.
Daily Republican May 1, 1926 SUPOENAES ISSUED FOR 104 WITNESSES IN KNOBLOCK TRIAL Dr. D. W. Manson Defense Witness To appear May 12, 1926.
Daily Republican May 1, 1926 SUPOENAES ISSUED FOR 104 WITNESSES IN KNOBLOCK TRIAL Chester Evans Defense Witness To appear May 12, 1926.
Daily Republican May 1, 1926 SUPOENAES ISSUED FOR 104 WITNESSES IN KNOBLOCK TRIAL Dr. A.N. Gray Defense Witness To appear May 13, 1926.
Daily Republican May 1, 1926 SUPOENAES ISSUED FOR 104 WITNESSES IN KNOBLOCK TRIAL John Redmond Defense Witness To appear May 13, 1926.
Daily Republican May 1, 1926 SUPOENAES ISSUED FOR 104 WITNESSES IN KNOBLOCK TRIAL A. Grubb Defense Witness To appear May 13, 1926.
Daily Republican May 1, 1926 SUPOENAES ISSUED FOR 104 WITNESSES IN KNOBLOCK TRIAL Mrs. Minnie Knoblock Defense Witness To appear May 13, 1926.
Daily Republican May 1, 1926 SUPOENAES ISSUED FOR 104 WITNESSES IN KNOBLOCK TRIAL Mrs. Hattie Hunt Defense Witness To appear May 13, 1926.
Daily Republican May 1, 1926 SUPOENAES ISSUED FOR 104 WITNESSES IN KNOBLOCK TRIAL F. A. Hunter Defense Witness To appear May 13, 1926.
Daily Republican May 1, 1926 SUPOENAES ISSUED FOR 104 WITNESSES IN KNOBLOCK TRIAL Orville Haehn Defense Witness To appear May 13, 1926.
Daily Republican May 1, 1926 SUPOENAES ISSUED FOR 104 WITNESSES IN KNOBLOCK TRIAL Maude Theobald Defense Witness To appear May 13, 1926.
Daily Republican May 1, 1926 SUPOENAES ISSUED FOR 104 WITNESSES IN KNOBLOCK TRIAL Haywood Theobald Defense Witness To appear May 13, 1926.
Daily Republican May 1, 1926 SUPOENAES ISSUED FOR 104 WITNESSES IN KNOBLOCK TRIAL Wm. Sanders Defense Witness To appear May 13, 1926.
Daily Republican May 1, 1926 SUPOENAES ISSUED FOR 104 WITNESSES IN KNOBLOCK TRIAL Dr. A. B. McConnell Defense Witness To appear May 13, 1926.
Daily Republican May 1, 1926 SUPOENAES ISSUED FOR 104 WITNESSES IN KNOBLOCK TRIAL Tom Hunt Defense Witness To appear May 13, 1926.
Daily Republican May 1, 1926 SUPOENAES ISSUED FOR 104 WITNESSES IN KNOBLOCK TRIAL Earl Griffin Defense Witness To appear May 13, 1926.
Daily Republican May 1, 1926 SUPOENAES ISSUED FOR 104 WITNESSES IN KNOBLOCK TRIAL Lou Volland Defense Witness To appear May 13, 1926.
Daily Republican May 1, 1926 SUPOENAES ISSUED FOR 104 WITNESSES IN KNOBLOCK TRIAL Ben Moon Defense Witness To appear May 13, 1926.
Daily Republican May 1, 1926 SUPOENAES ISSUED FOR 104 WITNESSES IN KNOBLOCK TRIAL Wade Wilson Defense Witness To appear May 13, 1926.
Daily Republican May 1, 1926 SUPOENAES ISSUED FOR 104 WITNESSES IN KNOBLOCK TRIAL M. B. Roberts Defense Witness To appear May 13, 1926.
Daily Republican May 1, 1926 SUPOENAES ISSUED FOR 104 WITNESSES IN KNOBLOCK TRIAL Noble Nesbitt Defense Witness To appear May 13, 1926.
Daily Republican May 1, 1926 SUPOENAES ISSUED FOR 104 WITNESSES IN KNOBLOCK TRIAL Mildred Sharr Defense Witness To appear May 13, 1926.
Daily Republican May 1, 1926 SUPOENAES ISSUED FOR 104 WITNESSES IN KNOBLOCK TRIAL Jennie Craven Defense Witness To appear May 14, 1926.
Daily Republican May 1, 1926 SUPOENAES ISSUED FOR 104 WITNESSES IN KNOBLOCK TRIAL Mrs. Geo. Z. Naylor Defense Witness To appear May 14, 1926.
Daily Republican May 1, 1926 SUPOENAES ISSUED FOR 104 WITNESSES IN KNOBLOCK TRIAL A. R. Hursh Defense Witness To appear May 14, 1926.
Daily Republican May 1, 1926 SUPOENAES ISSUED FOR 104 WITNESSES IN KNOBLOCK TRIAL Mrs. A. R. Hursh Defense Witness To appear May 14, 1926.
Daily Republican May 1, 1926 SUPOENAES ISSUED FOR 104 WITNESSES IN KNOBLOCK TRIAL Lucy Isch Defense Witness To appear May 14, 1926.
Daily Republican May 1, 1926 SUPOENAES ISSUED FOR 104 WITNESSES IN KNOBLOCK TRIAL D. F. Ray Defense Witness To appear May 14, 1926.
Daily Republican May 1, 1926 SUPOENAES ISSUED FOR 104 WITNESSES IN KNOBLOCK TRIAL Oscar Morris Defense Witness To appear May 14, 1926.
Daily Republican May 1, 1926 SUPOENAES ISSUED FOR 104 WITNESSES IN KNOBLOCK TRIAL Bert Ziegler Defense Witness To appear May 14, 1926.
Daily Republican May 1, 1926 SUPOENAES ISSUED FOR 104 WITNESSES IN KNOBLOCK TRIAL Fred Haehn Defense Witness To appear May 14, 1926.
Daily Republican May 1, 1926 SUPOENAES ISSUED FOR 104 WITNESSES IN KNOBLOCK TRIAL Ivan Beals (Ivan Beall?) Defense Witness To appear May 14, 1926.
Daily Republican May 1, 1926 SUPOENAES ISSUED FOR 104 WITNESSES IN KNOBLOCK TRIAL Mrs. Beals Defense Witness To appear May 14, 1926.
Daily Republican May 1, 1926 SUPOENAES ISSUED FOR 104 WITNESSES IN KNOBLOCK TRIAL Wm. Crotty Defense Witness To appear May 14, 1926.
Daily Republican May 1, 1926 SUPOENAES ISSUED FOR 104 WITNESSES IN KNOBLOCK TRIAL W. M. McGuire Defense Witness To appear May 14, 1926.
Daily Republican May 1, 1926 SUPOENAES ISSUED FOR 104 WITNESSES IN KNOBLOCK TRIAL Bert Johnson Defense Witness To appear May 14, 1926.
Daily Republican May 1, 1926 SUPOENAES ISSUED FOR 104 WITNESSES IN KNOBLOCK TRIAL John Yoho Defense Witness To appear May 14, 1926.
Daily Republican May 1, 1926 SUPOENAES ISSUED FOR 104 WITNESSES IN KNOBLOCK TRIAL Warner Yoho Defense Witness To appear May 14, 1926.
Daily Republican May 1, 1926 SUPOENAES ISSUED FOR 104 WITNESSES IN KNOBLOCK TRIAL Jake Haehn Defense Witness To appear May 14, 1926.
Daily Republican May 1, 1926 SUPOENAES ISSUED FOR 104 WITNESSES IN KNOBLOCK TRIAL Henry Young Defense Witness To appear May 14, 1926.
Daily Republican May 1, 1926 SUPOENAES ISSUED FOR 104 WITNESSES IN KNOBLOCK TRIAL Henry Hatch Defense Witness To appear May 14, 1926.
Daily Republican May 1, 1926 SUPOENAES ISSUED FOR 104 WITNESSES IN KNOBLOCK TRIAL Mrs. L. M. Grimsley Defense Witness To appear May 14, 1926.
Daily Republican May 1, 1926 SUPOENAES ISSUED FOR 104 WITNESSES IN KNOBLOCK TRIAL Mort Sanders Defense Witness To appear May 14, 1926.
Daily Republican May 1, 1926 SUPOENAES ISSUED FOR 104 WITNESSES IN KNOBLOCK TRIAL Elwin Cleaveland Defense Witness To appear May 14, 1926.
Daily Republican May 1, 1926 SUPOENAES ISSUED FOR 104 WITNESSES IN KNOBLOCK TRIAL M. A. Limbocker Defense Witness To appear May 14, 1926.
Daily Republican May 1, 1926 SUPOENAES ISSUED FOR 104 WITNESSES IN KNOBLOCK TRIAL Amos Paxson Defense Witness To appear May 14, 1926.
Daily Republican May 3, 1926 KNOBLOCK JURY EASIER TO GET IN LYON COUNTY Discussion of getting jury in Lyon County.
Daily Republican May 4, 1926 EDITOR TO EMPORIA TO REPORT TRIAL OF THE KNOBLOCK CASE John Redmond Reporter The Republican’s coverage plans.
Daily Republican May 5, 1926 MAY DISMISS WOODROW CASE A. H. Woodrow Court Reporter Former court reporter. Charges for stealing paper from Chase County may be dropped if he pays the $500 he owes. Currently in Iowa.
Daily Republican May 5, 1926 KNOBLOCK MURDER TRIAL OPENS IN LYON COUNTY DISTRICT COURT Ray S. Pierson County Attorney Representing State
Daily Republican May 5, 1926 KNOBLOCK MURDER TRIAL OPENS IN LYON COUNTY DISTRICT COURT Joe Rolston Prosecuting Attorney Representing State
Daily Republican May 5, 1926 KNOBLOCK MURDER TRIAL OPENS IN LYON COUNTY DISTRICT COURT Fred M. Harris Prosecuting Attorney Representing State
Daily Republican May 5, 1926 KNOBLOCK MURDER TRIAL OPENS IN LYON COUNTY DISTRICT COURT Lon McCarty Prosecuting Attorney Representing State (from Emporia)
Daily Republican May 5, 1926 KNOBLOCK MURDER TRIAL OPENS IN LYON COUNTY DISTRICT COURT Judge W. C. Harris Defense Attorney Defense from Harris & Samuel in Emporia
Daily Republican May 5, 1926 KNOBLOCK MURDER TRIAL OPENS IN LYON COUNTY DISTRICT COURT Owen S. Samuel Defense Attorney Defense from Harris & Samuel in Emporia
Daily Republican May 5, 1926 KNOBLOCK MURDER TRIAL OPENS IN LYON COUNTY DISTRICT COURT Ray S. Pierson Prosecuting Attorney Drove to Denver to take deposition; Witness couldn’t be located; likely Ed Tolbert
Daily Republican May 5, 1926 KNOBLOCK MURDER TRIAL OPENS IN LYON COUNTY DISTRICT COURT I. T. Richardson Judge Presiding over the trial in Lyon County
Daily Republican May 5, 1926 INTERESTING PASSAGE IN COURT OVER AN OBJECTION BY MR. SAMUEL May Larsen Court Reporter Said that the defense raised objection over using Coffey County bailiffs
Daily Republican May 5, 1926 INTERESTING PASSAGE IN COURT OVER AN OBJECTION BY MR. SAMUEL Fred M. Harris Prosecuting Attorney Said no such objection was made
Daily Republican May 5, 1926 INTERESTING PASSAGE IN COURT OVER AN OBJECTION BY MR. SAMUEL Judge W. C. Harris Defense Attorney Said that Coffey County bailiffs had no business serving in Lyon County
Daily Republican May 5, 1926 INTERESTING PASSAGE IN COURT OVER AN OBJECTION BY MR. SAMUEL Al Rickman Bailiff Coffey County bailiff appointed as Lyon County bailiff during trial by Sam Crumley
Daily Republican May 5, 1926 INTERESTING PASSAGE IN COURT OVER AN OBJECTION BY MR. SAMUEL Bruce Haffner Bailiff Coffey County bailiff appointed as Lyon County bailiff during trial by Sam Crumley
Daily Republican May 5, 1926 INTERESTING PASSAGE IN COURT OVER AN OBJECTION BY MR. SAMUEL Fred M. Harris Prosecuting Attorney Said that the problem was that the defense put something on the record without doing so in court
Daily Republican May 5, 1926 INTERESTING PASSAGE IN COURT OVER AN OBJECTION BY MR. SAMUEL Elmer McClune Potential Juror From Admire; married with three children
Daily Republican May 5, 1926 INTERESTING PASSAGE IN COURT OVER AN OBJECTION BY MR. SAMUEL F. L. Estes Potential Juror From Allen, 22 years old, married. Sister in Hartford.
Daily Republican May 5, 1926 INTERESTING PASSAGE IN COURT OVER AN OBJECTION BY MR. SAMUEL August Holle Potential Juror Farmer from Bushong
Daily Republican May 5, 1926 INTERESTING PASSAGE IN COURT OVER AN OBJECTION BY MR. SAMUEL S. C. White Potential Juror From Bushong.
Daily Republican May 5, 1926 INTERESTING PASSAGE IN COURT OVER AN OBJECTION BY MR. SAMUEL A. Q. Thornbrugh Potential Juror Farmer and carpenter from Miller; married with two children
Daily Republican May 5, 1926 INTERESTING PASSAGE IN COURT OVER AN OBJECTION BY MR. SAMUEL Peter Christensen Potential Juror From Miller ranch; married with two sons
Daily Republican May 5, 1926 INTERESTING PASSAGE IN COURT OVER AN OBJECTION BY MR. SAMUEL Mrs. John Mozingo Mother Sitting at counsel’s table during proceedings in Lyon County
Daily Republican May 5, 1926 INTERESTING PASSAGE IN COURT OVER AN OBJECTION BY MR. SAMUEL Mrs. Chas. Knoblock John’s mother Sitting at counsel’s table during proceedings in Lyon County
Daily Republican May 7, 1926 HURRY UP CALL FOR MORE JURORS IN JOHN KNOBLOCK MURDER TRIAL Lee McKinley Excused Juror
Daily Republican May 7, 1926 HURRY UP CALL FOR MORE JURORS IN JOHN KNOBLOCK MURDER TRIAL Fred Shellenberger Excused Juror
Daily Republican May 7, 1926 HURRY UP CALL FOR MORE JURORS IN JOHN KNOBLOCK MURDER TRIAL Howard Silfes Excused Juror
Daily Republican May 7, 1926 HURRY UP CALL FOR MORE JURORS IN JOHN KNOBLOCK MURDER TRIAL Wm. Schultz Excused Juror
Daily Republican May 7, 1926 HURRY UP CALL FOR MORE JURORS IN JOHN KNOBLOCK MURDER TRIAL Frank Shepherd Potential Juror From Miller.
Daily Republican May 7, 1926 HURRY UP CALL FOR MORE JURORS IN JOHN KNOBLOCK MURDER TRIAL F. L. Estes Excused Juror
Daily Republican May 7, 1926 HURRY UP CALL FOR MORE JURORS IN JOHN KNOBLOCK MURDER TRIAL T. A. Anderson Potential Juror From Miller, passed by state at end of day.
Daily Republican May 7, 1926 HURRY UP CALL FOR MORE JURORS IN JOHN KNOBLOCK MURDER TRIAL Elmer McClune Potential Juror Admire
Daily Republican May 7, 1926 HURRY UP CALL FOR MORE JURORS IN JOHN KNOBLOCK MURDER TRIAL August Holle Potential Juror Bushong
Daily Republican May 7, 1926 HURRY UP CALL FOR MORE JURORS IN JOHN KNOBLOCK MURDER TRIAL S. C. White Potential Juror Bushong
Daily Republican May 7, 1926 HURRY UP CALL FOR MORE JURORS IN JOHN KNOBLOCK MURDER TRIAL A. Q. Thornbrugh Potential Juror Miller
Daily Republican May 7, 1926 HURRY UP CALL FOR MORE JURORS IN JOHN KNOBLOCK MURDER TRIAL Peter Christensen Potential Juror Miller
Daily Republican May 7, 1926 HURRY UP CALL FOR MORE JURORS IN JOHN KNOBLOCK MURDER TRIAL O. A. Fager Potential Juror Miller
Daily Republican May 7, 1926 HURRY UP CALL FOR MORE JURORS IN JOHN KNOBLOCK MURDER TRIAL Robt. Castle Potential Juror Admire
Daily Republican May 7, 1926 HURRY UP CALL FOR MORE JURORS IN JOHN KNOBLOCK MURDER TRIAL Earl Stonebraker Potential Juror Admire
Daily Republican May 7, 1926 HURRY UP CALL FOR MORE JURORS IN JOHN KNOBLOCK MURDER TRIAL A. F. Bowline Potential Juror Admire
Daily Republican May 7, 1926 HURRY UP CALL FOR MORE JURORS IN JOHN KNOBLOCK MURDER TRIAL Dan Dwyer Potential Juror Allen
Daily Republican May 7, 1926 HURRY UP CALL FOR MORE JURORS IN JOHN KNOBLOCK MURDER TRIAL Frank Shepherd Potential Juror Miller
Daily Republican May 7, 1926 HURRY UP CALL FOR MORE JURORS IN JOHN KNOBLOCK MURDER TRIAL S. T. Crumley Sheriff Lyon County Sheriff; making calls for more jurors
Daily Republican May 7, 1926 HURRY UP CALL FOR MORE JURORS IN JOHN KNOBLOCK MURDER TRIAL I. T. Richardson Judge Holding court until 9 p.m.
Daily Republican May 7, 1926 HURRY UP CALL FOR MORE JURORS IN JOHN KNOBLOCK MURDER TRIAL Emma Randolph Court Reporter
Daily Republican May 7, 1926 HURRY UP CALL FOR MORE JURORS IN JOHN KNOBLOCK MURDER TRIAL May Larsen Court Reporter
Daily Republican May 7, 1926 HURRY UP CALL FOR MORE JURORS IN JOHN KNOBLOCK MURDER TRIAL Dr. John Thimes Defense Witness Subpoened to appear May 12.
Daily Republican May 7, 1926 HURRY UP CALL FOR MORE JURORS IN JOHN KNOBLOCK MURDER TRIAL C. W. Goodrick Defense Witness Subpoened to appear May 12.
Daily Republican May 7, 1926 HURRY UP CALL FOR MORE JURORS IN JOHN KNOBLOCK MURDER TRIAL John A. Barnett Defense Witness Subpoened to appear May 12.
Daily Republican May 7, 1926 HURRY UP CALL FOR MORE JURORS IN JOHN KNOBLOCK MURDER TRIAL Chas. Griffith Defense Witness Subpoened to appear May 13.
Daily Republican May 7, 1926 HURRY UP CALL FOR MORE JURORS IN JOHN KNOBLOCK MURDER TRIAL Neal Buckridge Defense Witness Subpoened to appear May 14.
Daily Republican May 8, 1926 STILL LABORING ON KNOBLOCK JURY – 31 ADDITIONAL JURORS CALLED Oscar Nordquist Excused Juror Miller
Daily Republican May 8, 1925 STILL LABORING ON KNOBLOCK JURY – 31 ADDITIONAL JURORS CALLED Edward Haas Potential Juror Allen
Daily Republican May 8, 1926 STILL LABORING ON KNOBLOCK JURY – 31 ADDITIONAL JURORS CALLED A. F. Bowlin Excused Juror
Daily Republican May 8, 1926 STILL LABORING ON KNOBLOCK JURY – 31 ADDITIONAL JURORS CALLED O. B. Rhudy Potential Juror Allen
Daily Republican May 8, 1926 STILL LABORING ON KNOBLOCK JURY – 31 ADDITIONAL JURORS CALLED August Holle Excused Juror
Daily Republican May 8, 1926 STILL LABORING ON KNOBLOCK JURY – 31 ADDITIONAL JURORS CALLED Arthur Kirkland Potential Juror Bushong
Daily Republican May 8, 1926 STILL LABORING ON KNOBLOCK JURY – 31 ADDITIONAL JURORS CALLED Peter Christensen Excused Juror
Daily Republican May 8, 1926 STILL LABORING ON KNOBLOCK JURY – 31 ADDITIONAL JURORS CALLED L. A. Pendergraft Potential Juror Near Emporia
Daily Republican May 8, 1926 STILL LABORING ON KNOBLOCK JURY – 31 ADDITIONAL JURORS CALLED Andy Ahlstrom Excused Juror
Daily Republican May 8, 1926 STILL LABORING ON KNOBLOCK JURY – 31 ADDITIONAL JURORS CALLED S. C. Betts Potential Juror
Daily Republican May 8, 1926 STILL LABORING ON KNOBLOCK JURY – 31 ADDITIONAL JURORS CALLED W. H. Betts Potential Juror
Daily Republican May 10, 1926 SHOULD BEGIN TAKING EVIDENCE IN KNOBLOCK CASE THIS AFTERNOON Jurors
Daily Republican May 11, 1926 HARRIS OUTLINES THEORY OF STATE FOR PROSECUTION Fred M. Harris Prosecuting Attorney
Daily Republican May 11, 1926 SAMUEL GIVES DEFENSE’S IDEA OF THE MURDER Owen S. Samuel Defense Attorney
Daily Republican May 11, 1926 SHERIFF HUNTER TAKES THE STAND – TELLS HIS STORY S. C. White 2nd Trial Juror
Daily Republican May 11, 1926 SHERIFF HUNTER TAKES THE STAND – TELLS HIS STORY A. Q. Thornbrugh 2nd Trial Juror
Daily Republican May 11, 1926 SHERIFF HUNTER TAKES THE STAND – TELLS HIS STORY Robt. Castle 2nd Trial Juror
Daily Republican May 11, 1926 SHERIFF HUNTER TAKES THE STAND – TELLS HIS STORY Earl Stonebraker 2nd Trial Juror
Daily Republican May 11, 1926 SHERIFF HUNTER TAKES THE STAND – TELLS HIS STORY Edward Haas 2nd Trial Juror
Daily Republican May 11, 1926 SHERIFF HUNTER TAKES THE STAND – TELLS HIS STORY O. B. Rhudy 2nd Trial Juror
Daily Republican May 11, 1926 SHERIFF HUNTER TAKES THE STAND – TELLS HIS STORY Arthur Kirkland 2nd Trial Juror
Daily Republican May 11, 1926 SHERIFF HUNTER TAKES THE STAND – TELLS HIS STORY James B. Heironymous 2nd Trial Juror
Daily Republican May 11, 1926 SHERIFF HUNTER TAKES THE STAND – TELLS HIS STORY H. K. Gage 2nd Trial Juror
Daily Republican May 11, 1926 SHERIFF HUNTER TAKES THE STAND – TELLS HIS STORY W. C. Showalter 2nd Trial Juror
Daily Republican May 11, 1926 SHERIFF HUNTER TAKES THE STAND – TELLS HIS STORY J. R. Bennett 2nd Trial Juror
Daily Republican May 11, 1926 SHERIFF HUNTER TAKES THE STAND – TELLS HIS STORY John Mundy 2nd Trial Juror
Daily Republican May 11, 1926 SHERIFF HUNTER TAKES THE STAND – TELLS HIS STORY A. P. Patterson On the Stand Count engineer described location of Knoblock house.
Daily Republican May 11, 1926 SHERIFF HUNTER TAKES THE STAND – TELLS HIS STORY Frank Hunter On the Stand Describes day of murder. Said Mozingos and Shoups were already at house.
Daily Republican May 12, 1926 MAKING VERY RAPID PROGRESS IN PRESENTING CASE OF STATE J. E. Wood(s) On the Stand (noisy tractor) Saw John Knoblock in town.
Daily Republican May 12, 1926 MAKING VERY RAPID PROGRESS IN PRESENTING CASE OF STATE George Albert On the Stand Saw Florence’s body. Took Rogert to his house that afternoon.
Daily Republican May 12, 1926 MAKING VERY RAPID PROGRESS IN PRESENTING CASE OF STATE Maude Albert(s) On the Stand Saw John and Roger leave house.
Daily Republican May 12, 1926 MAKING VERY RAPID PROGRESS IN PRESENTING CASE OF STATE Frank Hunter On the Stand Redmond reports the sheriff’s memory wasn’t very good.
Daily Republican May 12, 1926 MAKING VERY RAPID PROGRESS IN PRESENTING CASE OF STATE Dora Goodrick On the Stand Arrived at Knoblock place at 4 p.m. with Grace and Lester.
Daily Republican May 12, 1926 MAKING VERY RAPID PROGRESS IN PRESENTING CASE OF STATE Grace Goodrick On the Stand
Daily Republican May 12, 1926 MAKING VERY RAPID PROGRESS IN PRESENTING CASE OF STATE John Redmond On the Stand
Daily Republican May 12, 1926 MAKING VERY RAPID PROGRESS IN PRESENTING CASE OF STATE Dr. M. B. Roberts On the Stand
Daily Republican May 12, 1926 MAKING VERY RAPID PROGRESS IN PRESENTING CASE OF STATE Dr. A.N. Gray On the Stand Described condition of body.
Daily Republican May 12, 1926 MAKING VERY RAPID PROGRESS IN PRESENTING CASE OF STATE J. T. Rankin On the Stand
Daily Republican May 12, 1926 MAKING VERY RAPID PROGRESS IN PRESENTING CASE OF STATE E. A. Stone On the Stand
Daily Republican May 12, 1926 MAKING VERY RAPID PROGRESS IN PRESENTING CASE OF STATE George Dornes On the Stand Saw automobile tracks out of the Knoblock place that morning.
Daily Republican May 12, 1926 MAKING VERY RAPID PROGRESS IN PRESENTING CASE OF STATE W. V. Pennington On the Stand
Daily Republican May 12, 1926 MAKING VERY RAPID PROGRESS IN PRESENTING CASE OF STATE Stella Menard On the Stand
Daily Republican May 12, 1926 MAKING VERY RAPID PROGRESS IN PRESENTING CASE OF STATE Joseph F. Menard On the Stand
Daily Republican May 12, 1926 MAKING VERY RAPID PROGRESS IN PRESENTING CASE OF STATE Elam Underwood On the Stand
Daily Republican May 12, 1926 MAKING VERY RAPID PROGRESS IN PRESENTING CASE OF STATE Chas. Kimball On the Stand
Daily Republican May 12, 1926 MAKING VERY RAPID PROGRESS IN PRESENTING CASE OF STATE E. O. Grant On the Stand Passed Knoblock and Roger on road. Not sure of time.
Daily Republican May 12, 1926 MAKING VERY RAPID PROGRESS IN PRESENTING CASE OF STATE E. E. Wilson On the Stand
Daily Republican May 13, 1926 DEFENSE IS PRESENTING SIDE – TESTIMONY MAY BE IN SATURDAY Roger Knoblock On the Stand Walked to the stand to testify without being sworn in; state objected.
Daily Republican May 13, 1926 DEFENSE IS PRESENTING SIDE – TESTIMONY MAY BE IN SATURDAY Dr. A. B. McConnell On the Stand Testified there were no marks on John Knoblock’s body.
Daily Republican May 13, 1926 DEFENSE IS PRESENTING SIDE – TESTIMONY MAY BE IN SATURDAY Dr. A.N. Gray On the Stand
Daily Republican May 13, 1926 DEFENSE IS PRESENTING SIDE – TESTIMONY MAY BE IN SATURDAY Dr. D. W. Manson On the Stand
Daily Republican May 13, 1926 DEFENSE IS PRESENTING SIDE – TESTIMONY MAY BE IN SATURDAY James Dawson On the Stand
Daily Republican May 13, 1926 DEFENSE IS PRESENTING SIDE – TESTIMONY MAY BE IN SATURDAY Mrs. Minnie Jaggers On the Stand John had nothing to do with the plans to clean house.
Daily Republican May 13, 1926 DEFENSE IS PRESENTING SIDE – TESTIMONY MAY BE IN SATURDAY Clarence Conrad On the Stand Heard John say the razor was found.
Daily Republican May 13, 1926 DEFENSE IS PRESENTING SIDE – TESTIMONY MAY BE IN SATURDAY Charles Dewey On the Stand
Daily Republican May 13, 1926 DEFENSE IS PRESENTING SIDE – TESTIMONY MAY BE IN SATURDAY Warren Ellis On the Stand
Daily Republican May 13, 1926 DEFENSE IS PRESENTING SIDE – TESTIMONY MAY BE IN SATURDAY Mrs. D. M. Bender On the Stand
Daily Republican May 13, 1926 DEFENSE IS PRESENTING SIDE – TESTIMONY MAY BE IN SATURDAY Charles Dewey On the Stand
Daily Republican May 13, 1926 DEFENSE IS PRESENTING SIDE – TESTIMONY MAY BE IN SATURDAY Ralph Scott On the Stand Said he saw Knoblock chasing Florence with knife.
Daily Republican May 13, 1926 DEFENSE IS PRESENTING SIDE – TESTIMONY MAY BE IN SATURDAY Garfield Anspaugh On the Stand Saw Knoblock in town.
Daily Republican May 13, 1926 DEFENSE IS PRESENTING SIDE – TESTIMONY MAY BE IN SATURDAY Wm. Utesler On the Stand Known Knoblock about 15 years. Roger’s comments about mama cooking.
Daily Republican May 13, 1926 DEFENSE IS PRESENTING SIDE – TESTIMONY MAY BE IN SATURDAY Clarance W. Williams On the Stand Went to Knoblock place as guard; took razor and placed it in a bank vault.
Daily Republican May 13, 1926 DEFENSE IS PRESENTING SIDE – TESTIMONY MAY BE IN SATURDAY Ray S. Pierson On the Stand Put signs around house.
Daily Republican May 13, 1926 DEFENSE IS PRESENTING SIDE – TESTIMONY MAY BE IN SATURDAY Fred Howard On the Stand Finger printer. Discovered house had been cleaned.
Daily Republican May 13, 1926 DEFENSE IS PRESENTING SIDE – TESTIMONY MAY BE IN SATURDAY Dr. H. T. Salisbury On the Stand Held autopsy on Florence after she was buried. “No evidence of rape.”
Daily Republican May 13, 1926 DEFENSE IS PRESENTING SIDE – TESTIMONY MAY BE IN SATURDAY Harry Pennock On the Stand Lap comment in Goodrick’s wheat field.
Daily Republican May 13, 1926 DEFENSE IS PRESENTING SIDE – TESTIMONY MAY BE IN SATURDAY Elmer Wood On the Stand Said John said Edna was the best in the bunch and that she had had a baby.
Daily Republican May 13, 1926 DEFENSE IS PRESENTING SIDE – TESTIMONY MAY BE IN SATURDAY Ed Talbert (Tolbert?) On the Stand Said John said Ruth and Edna put out and he’d rather kill Florence then have any more children.
Daily Republican May 13, 1926 DEFENSE IS PRESENTING SIDE – TESTIMONY MAY BE IN SATURDAY I. T. Richardson Judge Ruled that testimony about Ruth Mozingo from Mrs. Bender, Mrs. Allen and Edgar Wood to be withdrawn from consideration.
Daily Republican May 13, 1926 DEFENSE IS PRESENTING SIDE – TESTIMONY MAY BE IN SATURDAY Wm. Utesler On the Stand Saw no evidence of John grieving.
Daily Republican May 13, 1926 DEFENSE IS PRESENTING SIDE – TESTIMONY MAY BE IN SATURDAY Mrs. John Mozingo On the Stand Testified regarding John and Florence’s relationship.
Daily Republican May 14, 1926 LEGAL BATTLE OVER BLOODHOUNDS OPENS IN KNOBLOCK MURDER CASE Dr. D. W. Manson On the Stand Didn’t believe Florence was raped.
Daily Republican May 14, 1926 LEGAL BATTLE OVER BLOODHOUNDS OPENS IN KNOBLOCK MURDER CASE Mrs. John Mozingo On the Stand Testified about relationship between John, Ruth and Edna.
Daily Republican May 14, 1926 LEGAL BATTLE OVER BLOODHOUNDS OPENS IN KNOBLOCK MURDER CASE John Mozingo On the Stand Saw John and Roger standing on porch, John armed, pale and worried. Mr. Mozingo’s voice broke describing Florence’s body.
Daily Republican May 14, 1926 LEGAL BATTLE OVER BLOODHOUNDS OPENS IN KNOBLOCK MURDER CASE Mrs. Margaret Winchester On the Stand Overheard Florence call bakery.
Daily Republican May 14, 1926 LEGAL BATTLE OVER BLOODHOUNDS OPENS IN KNOBLOCK MURDER CASE Dr. A.N. Gray On the Stand Heard John say it was for the sheriff to find the murder weapon.
Daily Republican May 14, 1926 LEGAL BATTLE OVER BLOODHOUNDS OPENS IN KNOBLOCK MURDER CASE Rosa Knapp On the Stand Saw man standing by porch wearing dark clothes. Made no effort to hide.
Daily Republican May 14, 1926 LEGAL BATTLE OVER BLOODHOUNDS OPENS IN KNOBLOCK MURDER CASE Lavon Stewart On the Stand Talked to Florence from bakery.
Daily Republican May 14, 1926 LEGAL BATTLE OVER BLOODHOUNDS OPENS IN KNOBLOCK MURDER CASE Ray Knoblock On the Stand Talked to Florence from bakery.
Daily Republican May 14, 1926 LEGAL BATTLE OVER BLOODHOUNDS OPENS IN KNOBLOCK MURDER CASE Jake Knoblock (J.C.) On the Stand Saw John at bakery; nothing unusual about him.
Daily Republican May 14, 1926 LEGAL BATTLE OVER BLOODHOUNDS OPENS IN KNOBLOCK MURDER CASE Sam Shoup On the Stand Described seeing John afternoon of murder. Went to Hartford with John. Found razor.
Daily Republican May 14, 1926 LEGAL BATTLE OVER BLOODHOUNDS OPENS IN KNOBLOCK MURDER CASE Ray Knoblock On the Stand
Daily Republican May 14, 1926 LEGAL BATTLE OVER BLOODHOUNDS OPENS IN KNOBLOCK MURDER CASE E. A. Stone On the Stand
Daily Republican May 14, 1926 LEGAL BATTLE OVER BLOODHOUNDS OPENS IN KNOBLOCK MURDER CASE Noble Nesbitt On the Stand character witness
Daily Republican May 14, 1926 LEGAL BATTLE OVER BLOODHOUNDS OPENS IN KNOBLOCK MURDER CASE H. W. Beatty “Skip” On the Stand Saw Knoblock go by around 9:30.
Daily Republican May 14, 1926 LEGAL BATTLE OVER BLOODHOUNDS OPENS IN KNOBLOCK MURDER CASE Bill Phillips On the Stand Saw Knoblock in town.
Daily Republican May 14, 1926 LEGAL BATTLE OVER BLOODHOUNDS OPENS IN KNOBLOCK MURDER CASE Kate Bon On the Stand Saw Knoblock at parents’ house around 10 a.m.
Daily Republican May 14, 1926 LEGAL BATTLE OVER BLOODHOUNDS OPENS IN KNOBLOCK MURDER CASE Mrs. Jake Sharr On the Stand Saw Knoblock at parents’ house around 10 a.m.
Daily Republican May 14, 1926 LEGAL BATTLE OVER BLOODHOUNDS OPENS IN KNOBLOCK MURDER CASE Marvin Engle On the Stand Saw John buying produce.
Daily Republican May 14, 1926 LEGAL BATTLE OVER BLOODHOUNDS OPENS IN KNOBLOCK MURDER CASE H. A. Smith On the Stand Saw Knoblock at hardware store.
Daily Republican May 14, 1926 LEGAL BATTLE OVER BLOODHOUNDS OPENS IN KNOBLOCK MURDER CASE Mrs. Sam Shoup On the Stand
Daily Republican May 14, 1926 LEGAL BATTLE OVER BLOODHOUNDS OPENS IN KNOBLOCK MURDER CASE Maude Albert On the Stand Recalled concerning conversation with Roger.
Daily Republican May 14, 1926 LEGAL BATTLE OVER BLOODHOUNDS OPENS IN KNOBLOCK MURDER CASE Frances McCormick On the Stand
Daily Republican May 14, 1926 LEGAL BATTLE OVER BLOODHOUNDS OPENS IN KNOBLOCK MURDER CASE Orville Haehn On the Stand Milk buckets
Daily Republican May 14, 1926 LEGAL BATTLE OVER BLOODHOUNDS OPENS IN KNOBLOCK MURDER CASE Mrs. Velma Haehn On the Stand Florence was her best friend.
Daily Republican May 14, 1926 LEGAL BATTLE OVER BLOODHOUNDS OPENS IN KNOBLOCK MURDER CASE Charles Griffith On the Stand
Daily Republican May 14, 1926 LEGAL BATTLE OVER BLOODHOUNDS OPENS IN KNOBLOCK MURDER CASE Haywood Theobald On the Stand followed tracks north of grove
Daily Republican May 14, 1926 LEGAL BATTLE OVER BLOODHOUNDS OPENS IN KNOBLOCK MURDER CASE Tom Hunt On the Stand Saw tracks along creek
Daily Republican May 14, 1926 LEGAL BATTLE OVER BLOODHOUNDS OPENS IN KNOBLOCK MURDER CASE Wade Wilson On the Stand testimony about tracks stricken from record.
Daily Republican May 14, 1926 LEGAL BATTLE OVER BLOODHOUNDS OPENS IN KNOBLOCK MURDER CASE Lou Volland On the Stand Saw woman sweeping hair from dining room floor. Followed tracks; said person couldn’t be seen 2/3 of the way between the Knoblock and Alberts house because of barn and trees.
Daily Republican May 14, 1926 LEGAL BATTLE OVER BLOODHOUNDS OPENS IN KNOBLOCK MURDER CASE Earl Griffin On the Stand testimony about tracks stricken from record.
Daily Republican May 14, 1926 GRIFFIN ARRESTED FOR PERJURY IN TESTIMONY ABOUT TRACKS Earl Griffin Witness charged with perjury
Daily Republican May 14, 1926 GRIFFIN ARRESTED FOR PERJURY IN TESTIMONY ABOUT TRACKS Lon McCarty Prosecuting Attorney filed the perjury complaint
Daily Republican May 14, 1926 GRIFFIN ARRESTED FOR PERJURY IN TESTIMONY ABOUT TRACKS Judge W. C. Harris Defense Attorney argued that prosecution was trying to intimidate witnesses
Daily Republican May 14, 1926 COURT CUTS OUT TESTIMONY ABOUT THE BLOODHOUNDS I. T. Richardson Judge dismissed evidence regarding Blackie and the bloodhounds.
Daily Republican May 14, 1926 COURT CUTS OUT TESTIMONY ABOUT THE BLOODHOUNDS Captain Mullikin Bloodhound Breeder Owner of Rockwood Kennels; bred King Rustler and Queen Rosalind, Emporia’s bloodhounds
Daily Republican May 14, 1926 COURT CUTS OUT TESTIMONY ABOUT THE BLOODHOUNDS Mrs. Louise McSpirritt Bloodhound Breeder Owner of Rockwood Kennels; bred King Rustler and Queen Rosalind, Emporia’s bloodhounds
Daily Republican May 14, 1926 PERJURY CHARGE AGAINST GRIFFIN SURPRISE TO ALL Earl Griffin Witness arrested then released on the perjury charge
Daily Republican May 14, 1926 PERJURY CHARGE AGAINST GRIFFIN SURPRISE TO ALL Lon McCarty Prosecuting Attorney So sure of Griffin’s guilt he didn’t even consult with other prosecutors before having Griffin arrested.
Daily Republican May 14, 1926 JOHN KNOBLOCK APPEARS TODAY IN OWN BEHALF John Knoblock On the Stand
Daily Republican May 17, 1926 JOHN KNOBLOCK GIVES HIS SIDE OF THE MYSTERY John Knoblock On the Stand
Daily Republican May 17, 1926 JOHN KNOBLOCK GIVES HIS SIDE OF THE MYSTERY Mrs. J. M. Sharr On the Stand
Daily Republican May 17, 1926 JOHN KNOBLOCK GIVES HIS SIDE OF THE MYSTERY Mildred Sharr On the Stand Mrs. And Mrs. Sharr’s daughter
Daily Republican May 17, 1926 JOHN KNOBLOCK GIVES HIS SIDE OF THE MYSTERY Owen S. Samuel On the Stand Testimony about Ralph Scott and Edgar Wood, who said he knew nothing but heresay and rumors. Also said that Woodrow’s transcript of the first trial was not accurate.
Daily Republican May 17, 1926 JOHN KNOBLOCK GIVES HIS SIDE OF THE MYSTERY Dan Braum On the Stand Coffey County Agricultural Agent testified to hearing Knoblock talking about Blackie.
Daily Republican May 17, 1926 TO SPEND TODAY ARGUING ABOUT KNOBLOCK CASE
Daily Republican May 17, 1926 COURT INSTRUCTS KNOBLOCK JURY OF THE LAW IN THE CASE
Daily Republican May 18, 1926 JUDGE RICHARDSON OUTLINES THE LAW IN KNOBLOCK TRIAL I. T. Richardson Judge
Daily Republican May 18, 1926 JOHN KNOBLOCK IS FOUND NOT GUILTY BY JURY John Knoblock Suspect cried after verdict read, then thanked the jurors personally
Daily Republican May 18, 1926 NOTES ON THE KNOBLOCK MURDER TRIAL John Redmond Reporter musings on the trial and more information on the bloodhounds
Daily Republican May 19, 1926 KNOBLOCK JURORS WON’T TALK ABOUT HOW IT HAPPENED Jurors Won’t discuss how they reached the verdict. Spent 5 hours and 23 minutes deciding.
Daily Republican May 19, 1926 KNOBLOCK JURORS WON’T TALK ABOUT HOW IT HAPPENED John Knoblock Husband/Suspect Hasn’t yet decided what to do, but won’t farm again since he already sold everything he owned.
Daily Republican May 19, 1926 KNOBLOCK JURORS WON’T TALK ABOUT HOW IT HAPPENED Chas. Cole Clerk Lyon County Court Clerk, preparing bill. Will keep evidence in Emporia with files.
Daily Republican May 19, 1926 ECHOES OF THE SECOND KNOBLOCK MURDER TRIAL AT EMPORIA John Redmond Reporter musings on the trial and comments about the noisy Lyon County courtroom
Daily Republican May 19, 1926 ECHOES OF THE SECOND KNOBLOCK MURDER TRIAL AT EMPORIA Charles Strickland Juror from First trial Was the man who hung the jury in the first trial; happy with the outcome in the second trial.
Daily Republican May 22, 1926 JOHN KNOBLOCK EXTENDS THANKS TO HIS FRIENDS John Knoblock Husband/Suspect A letter of thanks submitted to the paper
Daily Republican May 24, 1926 REWARDS OFFERED IN KNOBLOCK CASE ARE STILL IN FORCE
Daily Republican May 26, 1926 JOHN KNOBLOCK AND JOHN MOZINGO OFFER $1,000 REWARD FOR ARREST
Daily Republican June 16, 1926 CANDIDATES FEW IN COFFEY COUNTY – NO CONTESTS YET Frank Hunter Sheriff Running for second term.
Madison News June 4, 1926 BURLINGTON WOMAN BRUTALLY MURDERED Ran Burlington Republican Story.
Madison News June 11, 1925 ESCAPES FROM ASYLUMN John Weber Escapee Escaped from Supply, Oklahoma
Madison News June 25, 1925 NO TRACE OF MURDERER IN KNOBLOCK CASE Sherman Stevens Suspect
Madison News July 16, 1925 NEGRO HELD IN KNOBLOCK CASE IS FREED John Knoblock Husband/Suspect Rumor that Knoblocks and Mozingos have secured services of Harris & Samuel
Madison News July 16, 1925 NEGRO HELD IN KNOBLOCK CASE IS FREED Sherman Stevens Suspect
Madison News July 16, 1925 NEGRO HELD IN KNOBLOCK CASE IS FREED J. O. Stone Coroner Summoned Coroner’s jury to courthouse
Madison News July 16, 1925 NEGRO HELD IN KNOBLOCK CASE IS FREED Joe Rolston Inquest Juror
Madison News July 16, 1925 NEGRO HELD IN KNOBLOCK CASE IS FREED S. A. Grubb Inquest Juror
Madison News July 16, 1925 NEGRO HELD IN KNOBLOCK CASE IS FREED Fritz Koch Inquest Juror
Madison News July 16, 1925 NEGRO HELD IN KNOBLOCK CASE IS FREED George King Inquest Juror
Madison News July 16, 1925 NEGRO HELD IN KNOBLOCK CASE IS FREED John Redmond Inquest Juror
Madison News July 16, 1925 NEGRO HELD IN KNOBLOCK CASE IS FREED S. H. Shoup Inquest Juror
Madison News August 19, 1925 JOHN KNOBLOCK ARRESTED FOR MURDER OF HIS WIFE John Knoblock Husband/Suspect
Madison News September 10, 1925 KNOBLOCK CASE IS DISMISSED BY COURT John Knoblock Husband/Suspect
Madison News September 10, 1925 KNOBLOCK CASE IS DISMISSED BY COURT Ray S. Pierson County Attorney
Madison News November 5, 1925 KNOBLOCK ARRESTED ON MURDER CHARGE John Knoblock Husband/Suspect
Madison News November 12, 1925 KNOBLOCK IS BOUND OVER TO DIST. COURT John Knoblock Husband/Suspect
Madison News November 12, 1925 KNOBLOCK IS BOUND OVER TO DIST. COURT Ray S. Pierson County Attorney Argues that blood couldn’t dry that quickly, and that Knoblock said he was too poor to offer a reward but had about $5,000.
Madison News January 28, 1926 KNOBLOCK JURY DISAGREE
Madison News April 15, 1926 SECOND KNOBLOCK TRIAL BEGINS TODAY John Knoblock Husband/Suspect
Madison News April 22, 1926 KNOBLOCK TRIAL TO EMPORIA I. T. Richardson Judge Orders change of venue
Madison News May 20, 1926 KNOBLOCK IS AQUITTED John Knoblock Husband/Suspect Found not guilty; stated that he didn’t think he would go back to farming but would move to a distant town and get a job.
Kansas City Star June 1, 1925 NEGRO HELD IN KANSAS MURDER Sherman Stevens Suspect
Kansas City Star June 1, 1925 NEGRO HELD IN KANSAS MURDER Oscar Morris Witness Arrested Stevens, marched him to a neighboring house and called the sheriff. Is a merchant at Crotty Station.
Kansas City Star August 15, 1925 ALLEGED WIFE SLAYER ON BOND John Knoblock Husband/Suspect
Fayetteville Daily Democrat August 18, 1925 ALLEGED SLAYER RELEASED ON BOND John Knoblock Husband/Suspect
Mexia Daily News June 1, 1925 WOMAN MURDERED BY NEGRO BURGLAR Sherman Stevens Suspect
Morning Herald April 30, 1926 WILL THE BLOODHOUNDS SAVE HIM? John Knoblock Husband/Suspect Photo of John and Roger
Cumberland Evening Times April 29, 1926 PLACES HOPE IN BLOODHOUNDS John Knoblock Husband/Suspect Photo of John and Roger
Fayetteville Daily Democrat March 20, 1926 FATE MAY HINGE ON BLOODHOUND SCENT John Knoblock Husband/Suspect
Fayetteville Daily Democrat March 20, 1926 FATE MAY HINGE ON BLOODHOUND SCENT I. T. Richardson Judge Previously ruled bloodhound evidence as incompotent.
Iowa City Press-Citizen May 6, 1926 UP TO BLOODHOUNDS John Knoblock Husband/Suspect Photo of John and Roger
Ironwood Daily Globe May 1, 1926 WILL THE BLOODHOUNDS SAVE HIM? John Knoblock Husband/Suspect Photo of John and Roger
Logansport Indiana Pharos-Tribune May 14, 1926 WILL THE BLOODHOUNDS SAVE HIM? John Knoblock Husband/Suspect Photo of John and Roger
Lowell Sun May 4, 1926 WILL THE BLOODHOUNDS SAVE HIM? John Knoblock Husband/Suspect Photo of John and Roger
Emporia Gazette June 2, 1925 MAY HAVE MURDERER Sherman Stevens Suspect A lot about Stevens’ reaction to being arrested.
Emporia Gazette June 2, 1925 MAY HAVE MURDERER Frank Hunter Sheriff
Emporia Gazette June 2, 1925 MAY HAVE MURDERER Cap Johnson Released Suspect Arrested because dogs went through his house; released. More about his questioning.
Emporia Gazette June 2, 1925 MAY HAVE MURDERER Billy Crotty Witness Said he saw Blackie in town.
Olpe Optimist June 3, 1925 WOMAN MURDERED Sherman Stevens Suspect
Emporia Gazette June 3, 1925 CALL IN DETECTIVES John Knoblock Husband/Suspect Questioned by county officers and detectives.
Emporia Gazette June 3, 1925 CALL IN DETECTIVES Mexican held for questioning; detectives from Kansas City.
Emporia Gazette June 3, 1925 CALL IN DETECTIVES Sherman Stevens Suspect Man’s name is actually Stephenson, not Stevens.
Emporia Gazette June 3, 1925 CALL IN DETECTIVES J. H. Rudrauff Justice of the Peace Recognized Blackie because he married him off two years earlier; Blackie said his wife left him at Christmas and moved to Illinois.
Emporia Gazette June 4, 1925 MYSTERY IS GROWING Sherman Stevens Suspect Able to prove he was in Indepence at time of murder.
Emporia Gazette June 5, 1925 SECRECY IN PROBE: WOMAN’S BODY IS EXHUMED FOR NEW INQUEST Sherman Stevens Suspect Able to prove he was in Indepence at time of murder.
Emporia Gazette June 5, 1925 SECRECY IN PROBE: WOMAN’S BODY IS EXHUMED FOR NEW INQUEST Burlington citizens stunned to learn Florence Knoblock was exhumed.
Emporia Weekley June 4, 1925 HOLD NEGROES IN BURLINGTON MURDER PROBE Sherman Stevens Suspect Says Stevens is being held in the Iola jail.
Emporia Weekley June 4, 1925 HOLD NEGROES IN BURLINGTON MURDER PROBE Cap Johnson Suspect Claims Johnson is in the Burlington jail.
Emporia Weekley June 4, 1925 HOLD NEGROES IN BURLINGTON MURDER PROBE Dr. A.N. Gray Examiner
Emporia Weekley June 4, 1925 HOLD NEGROES IN BURLINGTON MURDER PROBE George R. Lawellin Reverend Leading Memorial Day exercises when National Guards were called away to search for murderer.
Emporia Weekley June 4, 1925 HOLD NEGROES IN BURLINGTON MURDER PROBE LeRoy Hurt Emporia Chief of Police Went to Coffey County to help investigate.
Emporia Weekley June 4, 1925 HOLD NEGROES IN BURLINGTON MURDER PROBE Sam Crumley Lyon County Sheriff Went to Coffey County to help investigate.
Emporia Weekley June 4, 1925 HOLD NEGROES IN BURLINGTON MURDER PROBE George Wilson Officer Handles bloodhounds.
Emporia Weekley June 4, 1925 HOLD NEGROES IN BURLINGTON MURDER PROBE George Eaton Bloodhound Owner from Kansas City
Harford Times June 5, 1925 WOMAN BRUTALLY MURDERED
Emporia Gazette June 6, 1925 CALL OUT A POSSE: BURLINGTON THOUGHT MURDERER WAS CAPTURED Will Strawn Farmer Called sheriff because he thought prowler was on land. 300 people and 100 cars showed up.
Emporia Gazette June 6, 1925 CALL OUT A POSSE: BURLINGTON THOUGHT MURDERER WAS CAPTURED Vance Fox Vagabond Discovered at Strawn place.
Emporia Gazette June 6, 1925 CALL OUT A POSSE: BURLINGTON THOUGHT MURDERER WAS CAPTURED A. H. Botham Witness Where Blackie was found. Says dogs never went to where Blackie was picked up.
Emporia Gazette June 8, 1925 WORK, BUT SAY LITTLE: OFFICERS GUARD SECRETS IN KNOBLOCK CASE
Emporia Gazette June 9, 1925 TRAVEL WITH NEGRO: OFFICERS TRY TO VERIFY STEPHENSON’S STORY
Emporia Gazette June 12, 1925 ACCUSED NEGRO MEETS HUSBAND OF SLAIN WOMAN
Emporia Gazette June 13, 1925 NEW CLEW TO MURDER: ILLEGAL OPERATION Dr. D. W. Manson Doctor Claimed Florence Knoblock sought an illegal operation, which he refused to perform.
Emporia Gazette June 15, 1925 NO TRUTH IN RUMOR: OFFICIALS DENY THEORY OF OPERATION
Emporia Gazette June 16, 1925 KNOBLOCK TELLS STORY: NO TRUTH IN RUMORS SAYS FARMER John Knoblock Husband/Suspect Interview with description of Knoblock, his feelings on Blackie and Charles Mescunis. Also, descriptions of the farmhouse post murder.
Emporia Gazette July 15, 1925 DISMISS CORONER’S JURY IN KNOBLOCK CASE
Emporia Gazette July 20, 1925 DETECTIVE AT WORK: BURLINGTON DID NOT KNOW OF KNOBLOCK INVESTIGATOR Burns Detective Criticism of how Frank Hunter is handling the case
Emporia Gazette August 7, 1925 KNOBLOCK QUESTIONED: ATTORNEY GENERAL QUIZZES BURLINGTON MAN John Knoblock Husband/Suspect
Emporia Gazette August 7, 1925 KNOBLOCK QUESTIONED: ATTORNEY GENERAL QUIZZES BURLINGTON MAN Charles B. Griffith Attorney General
Emporia Gazette August 8, 1925 KNOBLOCK IS IN JAIL: MURDER VICTIM’S HUSBAND CHARGED WITH CRIME John Knoblock Husband/Suspect
Emporia Gazette August 8, 1925 KNOBLOCK IS IN JAIL: MURDER VICTIM’S HUSBAND CHARGED WITH CRIME R. C. Burnett Assistant Attorney General Will represent state at preliminary trial.
Emporia Gazette August 13, 1925 KLAN DENIES KNOBLOCK: BURLINGTON CYCLOPS ISSUES FORMAL
Emporia Gazette August 15, 1925 KNOBLOCK OUT ON BOND John Knoblock Husband/Suspect good physical descriptions of Knoblock.
Emporia Gazette September 9, 1925 KNOBLOCK IS FREE: COURT DISMISSES MURDER CHARGES John Knoblock Husband/Suspect good physical descriptions of Knoblock.
Olpe Optimist November 2, 1925 KNOBLOCK IS REARRESTED John Knoblock Husband/Suspect Rearrested at 11:30 a.m. while shucking corn
Emporia Gazette November 2, 1925 KNOBLOCK REARRESTED John Knoblock Husband/Suspect
Emporia Gazette November 3, 1925 MAY HAVE A MOTIVE: STATE GUARDS EVIDENCE IN KNOBLOCK CASE
Emporia Gazette November 9, 1925 HEAR KNOBLOCK TODAY: PRELIMINARY TRIAL UNDER WAY
Emporia Gazette November 10, 1925 NO MOTIVE SHOWN IN KNOBLOCK CASE Joseph F. Menard On the Stand
Emporia Gazette November 10, 1925 NO MOTIVE SHOWN IN KNOBLOCK CASE Mrs. Joseph Menard On the Stand
Emporia Gazette November 10, 1925 NO MOTIVE SHOWN IN KNOBLOCK CASE O. P. Davis On the Stand
Emporia Gazette November 10, 1925 NO MOTIVE SHOWN IN KNOBLOCK CASE George Dornes On the Stand
Emporia Gazette November 10, 1925 NO MOTIVE SHOWN IN KNOBLOCK CASE Mrs. E. A. Stone On the Stand misidentified as coroner’s wife.
Emporia Gazette November 10, 1925 NO MOTIVE SHOWN IN KNOBLOCK CASE W. S. Merritt On the Stand
Emporia Gazette November 10, 1925 NO MOTIVE SHOWN IN KNOBLOCK CASE Everett White On the Stand
Emporia Gazette November 10, 1925 NO MOTIVE SHOWN IN KNOBLOCK CASE Frank Hunter On the Stand
Emporia Gazette November 10, 1925 NO MOTIVE SHOWN IN KNOBLOCK CASE Mrs. Dora Goodrick On the Stand misnamed Mrs. Grace Goodrick.
Emporia Gazette November 10, 1925 NO MOTIVE SHOWN IN KNOBLOCK CASE Grace Goodrick On the Stand
Emporia Gazette November 10, 1925 NO MOTIVE SHOWN IN KNOBLOCK CASE John Redmond On the Stand
Emporia Gazette November 10, 1925 NO MOTIVE SHOWN IN KNOBLOCK CASE Dr. A.N. Gray On the Stand
Emporia Gazette November 10, 1925 NO MOTIVE SHOWN IN KNOBLOCK CASE J. O. Stone On the Stand misnamed Dr. A. E. Stone.
Emporia Gazette November 10, 1925 NO MOTIVE SHOWN IN KNOBLOCK CASE Mrs. Minnie Jaggers On the Stand
Emporia Gazette November 10, 1925 NO MOTIVE SHOWN IN KNOBLOCK CASE Sam Shoup On the Stand misnamed Sam Shoupe.
Emporia Gazette November 10, 1925 NO MOTIVE SHOWN IN KNOBLOCK CASE Ray S. Pierson On the Stand
Emporia Gazette November 10, 1925 NO MOTIVE SHOWN IN KNOBLOCK CASE Mrs. Margaret Winchester On the Stand
Emporia Gazette November 10, 1925 NO MOTIVE SHOWN IN KNOBLOCK CASE Rosa Knapp On the Stand
Emporia Gazette November 10, 1925 NO MOTIVE SHOWN IN KNOBLOCK CASE Sherman Stevens Suspect missing
Emporia Gazette April 19, 1926 JURY AT A STANDSTILL: TWO JURORS ARE EXCUSED, ONE MORE ACCEPTED
Emporia Gazette April 20, 1926 CHANGE OF VENUE ORDERED BY JUDGE
Emporia Gazette April 24, 1926 DRAW JURORS MONDAY
Emporia Gazette May 5, 1926 ACCEPT TWO JURORS: KNOBLOCK TRIAL MAKES SATISFACTORY PROGRESS
Emporia Gazette May 6, 1926 ACCEPT 12 FOR JURY: MAY BEGIN HEARING EVIDENCE FRIDAY John Knoblock Husband/Suspect good physical descriptions of Knoblock.
Emporia Gazette May 7, 1926 EXPECT JURY SOON: MAY HEAR KNOBLOCK EVIDENCE MONDAY MORNING story about circumstantial evidence and getting out of jury duty; train noise
Emporia Gazette May 8, 1926 EXPECT A JURY SOON: ONLY FIVE CHALLENGES LEFT AT 3 O’CLOCK
Emporia Gazette May 10, 1926 READY FOR EVIDENCE: KNOBLOCK JURY COMPLETED THIS AFTERNOON American Legion parade; mufflers;
Emporia Gazette May 11, 1926 STATE BUILDS ITS CASE (missing page one in files)
Emporia Gazette May 12, 1926 STATE TO REST SOON: PROSECUTION MAY COMPLETE EVIDENCE TODAY Ralph Scott On the Stand
Emporia Gazette May 12, 1926 STATE TO REST SOON: PROSECUTION MAY COMPLETE EVIDENCE TODAY Charles Dewey On the Stand
Emporia Gazette May 12, 1926 STATE TO REST SOON: PROSECUTION MAY COMPLETE EVIDENCE TODAY Warren Ellis On the Stand
Emporia Gazette May 12, 1926 STATE TO REST SOON: PROSECUTION MAY COMPLETE EVIDENCE TODAY Mrs. J. M. Bender On the Stand misnamed Mrs. D. M. Bender
Emporia Gazette May 12, 1926 STATE TO REST SOON: PROSECUTION MAY COMPLETE EVIDENCE TODAY Garfield Anspaugh On the Stand
Emporia Gazette May 12, 1926 STATE TO REST SOON: PROSECUTION MAY COMPLETE EVIDENCE TODAY J. E. Wood(s) On the Stand
Emporia Gazette May 12, 1926 STATE TO REST SOON: PROSECUTION MAY COMPLETE EVIDENCE TODAY George Albert On the Stand
Emporia Gazette May 12, 1926 STATE TO REST SOON: PROSECUTION MAY COMPLETE EVIDENCE TODAY Maude Albert On the Stand
Emporia Gazette May 12, 1926 STATE TO REST SOON: PROSECUTION MAY COMPLETE EVIDENCE TODAY Mrs. D. M. Bender On the Stand
Emporia Gazette May 12, 1926 STATE TO REST SOON: PROSECUTION MAY COMPLETE EVIDENCE TODAY James Dawson On the Stand
Emporia Gazette May 12, 1926 STATE TO REST SOON: PROSECUTION MAY COMPLETE EVIDENCE TODAY Mrs. Minnie Jaggers On the Stand
Emporia Gazette May 12, 1926 STATE TO REST SOON: PROSECUTION MAY COMPLETE EVIDENCE TODAY Clarence Conrad On the Stand
Emporia Gazette May 12, 1926 STATE TO REST SOON: PROSECUTION MAY COMPLETE EVIDENCE TODAY Dr. A.N. Gray On the Stand
Emporia Gazette May 12, 1926 STATE TO REST SOON: PROSECUTION MAY COMPLETE EVIDENCE TODAY J. T. Rankin On the Stand
Emporia Gazette May 12, 1926 STATE TO REST SOON: PROSECUTION MAY COMPLETE EVIDENCE TODAY E. A. Stone On the Stand
Emporia Gazette May 12, 1926 STATE TO REST SOON: PROSECUTION MAY COMPLETE EVIDENCE TODAY George Dornes On the Stand
Emporia Gazette May 12, 1926 STATE TO REST SOON: PROSECUTION MAY COMPLETE EVIDENCE TODAY W. V. Pennington On the Stand
Emporia Gazette May 12, 1926 STATE TO REST SOON: PROSECUTION MAY COMPLETE EVIDENCE TODAY Mrs. Stella Menard On the Stand
Emporia Gazette May 12, 1926 STATE TO REST SOON: PROSECUTION MAY COMPLETE EVIDENCE TODAY Joseph F. Menard On the Stand
Emporia Gazette May 12, 1926 STATE TO REST SOON: PROSECUTION MAY COMPLETE EVIDENCE TODAY Elam Underwood On the Stand
Emporia Gazette May 12, 1926 STATE TO REST SOON: PROSECUTION MAY COMPLETE EVIDENCE TODAY Charles Kimball On the Stand
Emporia Gazette May 12, 1926 STATE TO REST SOON: PROSECUTION MAY COMPLETE EVIDENCE TODAY E. O. Grant On the Stand
Emporia Gazette May 12, 1926 STATE TO REST SOON: PROSECUTION MAY COMPLETE EVIDENCE TODAY E. E. Wilson On the Stand
Emporia Gazette May 12, 1926 STATE TO REST SOON: PROSECUTION MAY COMPLETE EVIDENCE TODAY Jurors description of how ragged they’re starting to look.
Emporia Gazette May 13, 1926 THE KNOBLOCK TRIAL explanation of why only citizens from Northern Lyon County were chosen
Emporia Gazette May 14, 1926 WITNESS IS ARRESTED: CHARGE EARL GRIFFEN LIED IN KNOBLOCK CASE Earl Griffin Witness misnamed Earl Griffen in paper
Emporia Gazette May 14, 1926 WITNESS IS ARRESTED: CHARGE EARL GRIFFEN LIED IN KNOBLOCK CASE Dr. M. B. Roberts On the Stand
Emporia Gazette May 14, 1926 WITNESS IS ARRESTED: CHARGE EARL GRIFFEN LIED IN KNOBLOCK CASE Ben Moon On the Stand followed tracks along creek bank
Emporia Gazette May 14, 1926 WITNESS IS ARRESTED: CHARGE EARL GRIFFEN LIED IN KNOBLOCK CASE Dr. J. W. Thimes On the Stand
Emporia Gazette May 14, 1926 WITNESS IS ARRESTED: CHARGE EARL GRIFFEN LIED IN KNOBLOCK CASE M. A. Limbocker On the Stand
Emporia Gazette May 14, 1926 WITNESS IS ARRESTED: CHARGE EARL GRIFFEN LIED IN KNOBLOCK CASE David Ray On the Stand a detective in Wichita who now lives in Burlington
Emporia Gazette May 14, 1926 WITNESS IS ARRESTED: CHARGE EARL GRIFFEN LIED IN KNOBLOCK CASE Dr. M. B. Roberts On the Stand
Emporia Gazette May 14, 1926 WITNESS IS ARRESTED: CHARGE EARL GRIFFEN LIED IN KNOBLOCK CASE Mrs. Charles Knoblock On the Stand
Emporia Gazette May 14, 1926 WITNESS IS ARRESTED: CHARGE EARL GRIFFEN LIED IN KNOBLOCK CASE Charles Knoblock On the Stand
Emporia Gazette May 14, 1926 WITNESS IS ARRESTED: CHARGE EARL GRIFFEN LIED IN KNOBLOCK CASE H. B. Jenkins On the Stand Florence’s uncle. Misnamed Pete Jenkins.
Emporia Gazette May 14, 1926 WITNESS IS ARRESTED: CHARGE EARL GRIFFEN LIED IN KNOBLOCK CASE Mrs. John Kellerman On the Stand
Emporia Gazette May 14, 1926 WITNESS IS ARRESTED: CHARGE EARL GRIFFEN LIED IN KNOBLOCK CASE John Kellerman On the Stand
Emporia Gazette May 14, 1926 WITNESS IS ARRESTED: CHARGE EARL GRIFFEN LIED IN KNOBLOCK CASE Haywood Theobald On the Stand
Emporia Gazette May 14, 1926 WITNESS IS ARRESTED: CHARGE EARL GRIFFEN LIED IN KNOBLOCK CASE Tom Hunt On the Stand
Emporia Gazette May 14, 1926 WITNESS IS ARRESTED: CHARGE EARL GRIFFEN LIED IN KNOBLOCK CASE Wade Wilson On the Stand
Emporia Gazette May 14, 1926 WITNESS IS ARRESTED: CHARGE EARL GRIFFEN LIED IN KNOBLOCK CASE Lou Volland On the Stand
Emporia Gazette May 14, 1926 WITNESS IS ARRESTED: CHARGE EARL GRIFFEN LIED IN KNOBLOCK CASE Earl Griffin On the Stand
Emporia Gazette May 14, 1926 WITNESS IS ARRESTED: CHARGE EARL GRIFFEN LIED IN KNOBLOCK CASE Sam Shoup On the Stand Main answer: “Yes, sir.”
Emporia Gazette May 14, 1926 WITNESS IS ARRESTED: CHARGE EARL GRIFFEN LIED IN KNOBLOCK CASE Ray Knoblock On the Stand
Emporia Gazette May 14, 1926 WITNESS IS ARRESTED: CHARGE EARL GRIFFEN LIED IN KNOBLOCK CASE E. A. Stone On the Stand
Emporia Gazette May 14, 1926 WITNESS IS ARRESTED: CHARGE EARL GRIFFEN LIED IN KNOBLOCK CASE Noble Nesbitt On the Stand
Emporia Gazette May 14, 1926 WITNESS IS ARRESTED: CHARGE EARL GRIFFEN LIED IN KNOBLOCK CASE E. E. Wilson On the Stand
Emporia Gazette May 14, 1926 WITNESS IS ARRESTED: CHARGE EARL GRIFFEN LIED IN KNOBLOCK CASE H. W. Beatty “Skip” On the Stand
Emporia Gazette May 14, 1926 WITNESS IS ARRESTED: CHARGE EARL GRIFFEN LIED IN KNOBLOCK CASE W. P. Phillips On the Stand
Emporia Gazette May 14, 1926 WITNESS IS ARRESTED: CHARGE EARL GRIFFEN LIED IN KNOBLOCK CASE Katherine Bon On the Stand
Emporia Gazette May 14, 1926 WITNESS IS ARRESTED: CHARGE EARL GRIFFEN LIED IN KNOBLOCK CASE Mrs. J. M. Sharr On the Stand
Emporia Gazette May 14, 1926 WITNESS IS ARRESTED: CHARGE EARL GRIFFEN LIED IN KNOBLOCK CASE Marvin Engle On the Stand
Emporia Gazette May 14, 1926 WITNESS IS ARRESTED: CHARGE EARL GRIFFEN LIED IN KNOBLOCK CASE H. A. Smith On the Stand
Emporia Gazette May 14, 1926 WITNESS IS ARRESTED: CHARGE EARL GRIFFEN LIED IN KNOBLOCK CASE Clyde E. Winn On the Stand
Emporia Gazette May 14, 1926 WITNESS IS ARRESTED: CHARGE EARL GRIFFEN LIED IN KNOBLOCK CASE Roger Knoblock On the Stand Tried to offer testimony but objection was sustained.
Emporia Gazette May 14, 1926 WITNESS IS ARRESTED: CHARGE EARL GRIFFEN LIED IN KNOBLOCK CASE Mrs. Frances McCormick On the Stand
Emporia Gazette May 14, 1926 WITNESS IS ARRESTED: CHARGE EARL GRIFFEN LIED IN KNOBLOCK CASE Orville Haehn On the Stand
Emporia Gazette May 14, 1926 WITNESS IS ARRESTED: CHARGE EARL GRIFFEN LIED IN KNOBLOCK CASE Mrs. Orville Haehn On the Stand
Emporia Gazette May 14, 1926 WITNESS IS ARRESTED: CHARGE EARL GRIFFEN LIED IN KNOBLOCK CASE Charles Griffith On the Stand
Emporia Gazette May 14, 1926 WITNESS IS ARRESTED: CHARGE EARL GRIFFEN LIED IN KNOBLOCK CASE Mrs. Haywood Theobald On the Stand
Emporia Gazette May 14, 1926 WITNESS IS ARRESTED: CHARGE EARL GRIFFEN LIED IN KNOBLOCK CASE ice cream wagon; judge had to ask people to stop throwing gum and candy on the floor.
Emporia Gazette May 15, 1926 KNOBLOCK IS ON WITNESS STAND John Knoblock On the Stand
Emporia Gazette May 15, 1926 KNOBLOCK IS ON WITNESS STAND Mrs. J. M. Sharr On the Stand
Emporia Gazette May 15, 1926 KNOBLOCK IS ON WITNESS STAND Mildred Sharr On the Stand
Emporia Gazette May 15, 1926 KNOBLOCK IS ON WITNESS STAND Sam Crumley On the Stand
Emporia Gazette May 15, 1926 KNOBLOCK IS ON WITNESS STAND Owen S. Samuel On the Stand
Emporia Gazette May 15, 1926 KNOBLOCK IS ON WITNESS STAND Mrs. Louise McSpirritt Deposition
Emporia Gazette May 15, 1926 KNOBLOCK IS ON WITNESS STAND Capt. A. B. Mulligan Deposition misnamed Captain Mullikin
Emporia Gazette May 15, 1926 KNOBLOCK IS ON WITNESS STAND George Wilson On the Stand
Emporia Gazette May 15, 1926 KNOBLOCK IS ON WITNESS STAND Frank Hunter On the Stand
Emporia Gazette May 15, 1926 KNOBLOCK IS ON WITNESS STAND Oscar Morris On the Stand
Emporia Gazette May 15, 1926 KNOBLOCK IS ON WITNESS STAND LeRoy Hurt On the Stand
Emporia Gazette May 15, 1926 KNOBLOCK IS ON WITNESS STAND Sam Crumley On the Stand
Emporia Gazette May 15, 1926 KNOBLOCK IS ON WITNESS STAND George Eaton On the Stand
Emporia Gazette May 15, 1926 KNOBLOCK IS ON WITNESS STAND Dr. M. B. Roberts On the Stand
Emporia Gazette May 15, 1926 KNOBLOCK IS ON WITNESS STAND W. W. Sanders, Jr. On the Stand
Emporia Gazette May 15, 1926 KNOBLOCK IS ON WITNESS STAND Mrs. L. M. Grimsley On the Stand
Emporia Gazette May 15, 1926 KNOBLOCK IS ON WITNESS STAND Mrs. Morton Sanders On the Stand
Emporia Gazette May 15, 1926 KNOBLOCK IS ON WITNESS STAND Mort Sanders On the Stand
Emporia Gazette May 15, 1926 KNOBLOCK IS ON WITNESS STAND Henry Young On the Stand
Emporia Gazette May 15, 1926 KNOBLOCK IS ON WITNESS STAND Amos Paxson On the Stand
Emporia Gazette May 15, 1926 KNOBLOCK IS ON WITNESS STAND Elvin Cleaveland On the Stand
Emporia Gazette May 15, 1926 KNOBLOCK IS ON WITNESS STAND Jake Haehn On the Stand
Emporia Gazette May 15, 1926 KNOBLOCK IS ON WITNESS STAND Henry Hatch On the Stand
Emporia Gazette May 15, 1926 KNOBLOCK IS ON WITNESS STAND William M. McGuire On the Stand
Emporia Gazette May 15, 1926 KNOBLOCK IS ON WITNESS STAND Charles Goodrick On the Stand
Emporia Gazette May 15, 1926 KNOBLOCK IS ON WITNESS STAND Charles Knoblock On the Stand
Emporia Gazette May 15, 1926 KNOBLOCK IS ON WITNESS STAND Alma Haehn On the Stand
Emporia Gazette May 15, 1926 KNOBLOCK IS ON WITNESS STAND Alice Naylor On the Stand
Emporia Gazette May 15, 1926 KNOBLOCK IS ON WITNESS STAND Ruth Mozingo On the Stand
Emporia Gazette May 15, 1926 KNOBLOCK IS ON WITNESS STAND Edna Mozingo On the Stand
Emporia Gazette May 15, 1926 KNOBLOCK IS ON WITNESS STAND John Mozingo, Jr. On the Stand
Emporia Gazette May 15, 1926 KNOBLOCK IS ON WITNESS STAND Orville Haehn On the Stand
Emporia Gazette May 15, 1926 KNOBLOCK IS ON WITNESS STAND Mrs. Orville Haehn On the Stand
Emporia Gazette May 15, 1926 KNOBLOCK IS ON WITNESS STAND Alfred Hursh On the Stand
Emporia Gazette May 15, 1926 KNOBLOCK IS ON WITNESS STAND Mrs. Alfred Hursh On the Stand
Emporia Gazette May 15, 1926 KNOBLOCK IS ON WITNESS STAND Pete Jenkins On the Stand
Emporia Gazette May 15, 1926 KNOBLOCK IS ON WITNESS STAND Lucy Isch On the Stand
Emporia Gazette May 17, 1926 CASE TO JURY SOON: ATTORNEYS WILL COMPLETE KNOBLOCK PLEAS John Knoblock Husband/Suspect description of Knoblock with Roger in his lap
Emporia Gazette May 17, 1926 CASE TO JURY SOON: ATTORNEYS WILL COMPLETE KNOBLOCK PLEAS descriptions of what people were wearing and where they were standing
Emporia Gazette May 18, 1926 KNOBLOCK IS ACQUITTED OF MURDER CHARGE: DEFENDANT CRIES Jurors exact times case went to jury and came back with verdict
Emporia Gazette May 27, 1926 JOHN KNOBLOCK GIVES $1,000 REWARD John Knoblock Husband/Suspect Offers reward along with John Mozingo
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