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title: 'The Day book. (Chicago, Ill.) 1911-1917, May 16, 1914, LAST EDITION, Image 4',
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Judge Goodnow, and I wish we could
have balloted on it."
M. E. Petty of 508 South Dearborn
said: "I've got a wife and daughters
at home and I'd hate to think of any
of them going against such dirty play
as lawyers and detectives rigged in
PROSECUTION LINKS EVIDENCE
New York, May 16. Liars and per
jurers though they admittedly are, it
was believed certain today, during
the lull until Monday in the trial of
Charles Becker for the murder of
Herman Rosenthal, that the unshak
en testimony of "Bald Jack'-' Rose,
"Bridgie" Weber and Harry Vallon
will send the former police lieutenant
to the chair, unless the defense in
the case can produce evidence of
Trapped in lies unnumbered on
other angles of the case, the tales
of three wolves of New York's under
world have stood out clear as to the
central fact that Becker demanded,
forced, the slaughter of the squealing
gambler to save himself.
That Becker himself will take the
stand next week was believed cer
tain. It seemed to be his only chance.
WIDOW OF "LEFTY" LOUIS SLAPS
New York, May 16. Lillian Rosen
berg, widow of "Lefty" Louis, took
the stand in the Becker trial late yes
terday and swore that her husband
aided to kill Herman Rosenthal by
the request of "Bald Jack" Rose and
from fear of Charles Becker, then
"czar of the tenderloin."
"Jack Rose came to our house,"
said the executed gunman's widow,
"and told Louis that Becker would
frame hQrt up with a gun the first
time he went on the streeL Louis
told him he did not carry any gun
and asked him if there wasn't any
way he could fix it up.
"This guy Rosenthal is. squealing
on Becker,"- she declared Rose said,
"and the only way you can fix it up
with Becker is for you and the boys
to croak Rosenthal." Later the wit
ness said, she saw divided among the
four gunmen a bundle of money, the
price of their crime.
Asked why she had not told this
story before, she said she had lied to
save her husband. '
A dozen witnesses corroborated the
stories of Rose, Webber and Vallon
telling" how Becker plotted and forced
the murder of Rosenthal.
The contention ,of the defense that
Jack Rose was In Chicago at the time
Becker raided Rosenthal's gambling
house was shattered by Dr. David
Friedman, who swore that Rose's
wife gave birth to a child on April 11,
1912,"and that he saw "Bald Jack"
Rose at his home every day during
FACTS FOR FANS 6N THE FILM
What became of Arthur Mackley,
ex-sheriff of the Broncho Billy films?
Oh, he has had a nice vacation and
now he is with the Reliance Mutual
movies. He is producing a novel pic
tyre, now, called "The Stilleto." For
two-thirds of a reel there is only one
character who appears on the screen.
Pearl White plays the name part in
the new Pathe series of "movies"
known as the "Perils of Pauline."
Handsome Crane Wilbur is "Harry
Marvin," the attractive lover, and'
Paul Panzer Is "Raymond Owen," a
very remarkable villain.
Mae Hotley, the woman who makes
people laugh, Is a pioneer in the pic
tures. - She has been with the Lubin
company for about 15 years. Her fad,
they say, is an auto ride Before break
fast when the chauffeur has forgotten
what speed laws are.
Mary Pickford's latest success is in
the five-reel picture, "Tess of the
Storm Country," in which she plays
the rag and tatter squatter girl as if