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Greece will be glad to sue for
peace. Montenegro probably will
not do so, it being a nation of real
fighters. But there are not enough
Montenegrins to bother Turkey.
If Turkey loses, its power will
be finally broken, and it practic
ally will be impossible to defend
Chancellories of the powers are
trying to arrange peace terms
whatever the outcome of the bat
tle. London. Two hundred Turk
ish soldiers were killed and many
injured in derailing of military
train on Smyrna-Aidin line.
BECKER NOT CALLED
New York, Oct. 22. Both
sides in Becker case rested this
afternoon after prosecution
sprung a surprise by calling Wil
liam Shapiro, driver of the mur
der car, as the first witness in re
buttal. Shapiro told the story he re
lated at the coroner's inquest.
Summing up will begin tomor
row. New York, Oct. 22. Defense
in trial of Lieut. Becker for mur
der of Herman Rosenthal sud
denly rested this afternoon with
out calling Becker to stand in
Sudden hush in court room
when Attorney Mclntyre, for
Becker, took this action.
District Attorney Whitman sat
back in his chair, a look of pure
amazement on his face.
Mclntyre said yesterday he cer
tainly would call Becker, and
state had made elaborate plans to
show his grafting while head of
Then Justice Goff provided
even a greater surprise by order
ing that the case for the defense
be re-opened, and Jack Sullivan,
"King of the Newsboys," re- $
Mclntyre fought for hours yes
terday to get testimony from Sul
livan which would show that
Webber, Rose and Vallon framed
up the present case on Becker.
Justice Goff over-ruled all his
questions to this end.
Sullivan was asked what Web- .
ber said to him in jail. Sullivan
said Webber said that Becker was
not guilty, but that Rose was run
ning this affair and would frame
up on Waldo or Gaynor if he had
Sullivan beganelling the court
a few of the names he called Rose
in prison. Justice Goff cut him -short.
Sullivan then said that he told
Rose that if he had to stay a
month longer in prison with him
he'd go insane.
Sullivan said that Rose, Val
lon and Webber all asked him to'
swear on the stand that he was
present at the time of the murder, v
but that he refused to do it.
The only important witness to- ,4P
day was Sullivan's brother, who""
swore thaf Webber told him he
would put up a $25,000 hotel fpr v
his brother, Jack, if Jack only
would "come through" in giving,
Part of Sullivan's Testimony.
Atty. Mclntyre Did Bridgie,