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ed to think that inasmuch as
neither White nor Waite had
committed murder while in their
service, they should not have been
admitted to bail.
Or perhaps they think that
Grogan should have come to them
and said "please, will you have
your chief of police give these
men a square deal so I can bail
In the Tribune's story of the af
fair, the old charge 6f the trust
newspapers that Grogan secured
the reduction of Patrolman Frank
J. Crowley because Crowley ar
rested Thomas Halley, who shot
and killed Joseph McNeir, and
who was found in hiding in a barn
rented by rogan.
Crowley must be a relative of
some one on the Tribune the way
that sheet has a fit about his re
duction every once in so often.
The truth is that Crowley had
nothing to do with the arrest of
Halley. He was reduced because
of his associates, and because tie
once before was suspended from
the force on a serious charge.
Chief McWeeny did not think
him a proper man to be in plain
But isn't it funny the way the
trust newspapers get agitated
whenever the police force doesn't
come to them for permission to
take any action?
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WOODROW OR TEDDY?
Atlantic City, N. J Aug, 16.
The executive council of the
American Federation of Labor
failed to endorse a presidential
Apparently the members of. the
council are divided between Wil
son and Roosevelt. There is no
Samuel Gompers and Frank
Morrison were both at the meeting.
KEPT 6N STAND TOO LONG
Mrs. Florence Bernstein, ac
cused of the murder of her hus
band, was kept on the stand by
the state's attorney today, and
subjected to a (grilling cross ex
amination. Throughout the almost brutaL
attack of the prosecution, her tes
timony remained unshaken, al
though several times she broke.
down and wept. J
vi.-, nnv.il on.v,u i b Tx.v.
true that her father had died a
violent death, she arose from her
seat in the witness chair and de
manded why her father's name
was being dragged into the case.
Lawyers attending the trial say
they believe the state has injured
its case by keeping Mrs. Bern
stein on the stand so long. They
say the sympathy of the jury has
been aroused, and predict an ac
quittal. What Sam Thought
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accept a gift froni my daughter,
xou looKea upon itas cnarity, a
1 suppose, bam r
"Yes, sah; and l's ob de opin
ion dat no man has a right to ac
cept charity when his wife's got