Related to the article, "EVANGELIST NEAR BREAK: Sensation Hinted in Film Trial Mrs. McPherson-Hutton Worn Down by Fight and Court Calls Halt Estranged Mate Met as She Goes to Give Deposition in Hutton Case," Los Angeles Times, 30 Jan. 1934: A1
Otis T. Shields and wife, Violet Ruby Shields, are questioned by Sheriff Biscailuz and Deputy Sheriff Bess Bailey, concerning the murder of 19-year-old Milton Shoup, who worked for them at their ranch.
This photograph may be associated with the article, “MISS SHONTZ DEFIES RUM INQUISITORS: Refuses to Shut Night Club Kent Parrot Says He’s Ready to Testify in Denial of Asserted Phone Calls Tense Moments Depicted at Rum Inquiry INQUIRY DEFIED BY MISS SHONTZ,” Los Angeles Times, 12 Jul. 1935: 1.
Photograph of Detective Lieutenant Richard "Dick" Lucas, seated on the witness stand. Lucas was one of several law enforcement officers who interrogated William Edward Hickman during his extradition by train from Pendleton, Oregon to Los Angeles.