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The Bismarck tribune. [volume] (Bismarck, N.D.) 1916-current, March 31, 1936, Image 3

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Charles A. Lindbergh, Jr., for wheM
murder Bruno Richard Hauptmann
was condemned to death. The child
was kidnaped March 1, 1932, and
the body was found May 12 near
Hopewell, N. J. (Associated Pres»
Above Is Supreme Court Justice
Thomas W. Trenchard, who pr»
sided at Hauptmann'a trial In Flem*
ington, and below la Attorney Gen
eral David T. Wilentz, who directed
the proaecution. (Associated Press
One of eeveral mysterious figures
brought forward in the Lindbergh
kidnaping and murder was Isadora
Fisch. Hauptmann claimed Fisch
gave him the ransom money. Fiselt
had returned to Germany where he
died. (Associated Press Photo)
Here Is Hauptmann In a New York police station soon sfter he was
arrested, September 19, 1934, and grilled by police. A bill turned over
to authorities by a suspicious gasoline station attendant proved to be a
ransom note. Police discovered over $13,000 more In Hauptmann'a
home. (Associated Press Photo)
Albert S. Osborn, sr. (upper left), linked Hauptmann's handwriting to
that on ransom notes and Arthur J. Koehler (upper right) teetifled that
wood In the kidnap ladder came from Hauptmann's promisee. Offered
aa evidence (top to bottom) were Hauptmann'a tools. Dr. Condon's
phone number found on a board In Hauptmann's home, and Haupt
mann'a known handwriting compared with handwriting on the kidnap
Htlea. Below are Mrs. Christian Fredrlekssn, Bronx bakery owner, and
Henry Uhlig, who testified for the defenss.
One of the principal figures in ths famoua case was Dr. John F. "Jafsie*
Condon, retired Bronx achoolmastar, who actsd aa "go-between" lit
passing the ransom money. He Identified Hauptmann as tha man to
whom he gave It (Aasoclated Press Photo)
Hauptmann It shown above conferring with his wife during one of the
tense moments in the dramatic five-week trial at Flemington, N. J. Ha
and his counsel fought bitterly to establish an alibi and to pierce the
state's mass of circumstantial evidence. (Associated Press Photo)
Other state witnesses were Betty Gow (upper left), nurse of the Lind
bergh baby and one of the last to see the child alive, and Cecilia Barr.
theater cashier, who testified that ahe received cash afterwarda found
to be ransom money from Hauptmann when he purchaeed a theater
ticket Hauptmann la pictured In a Flemington Jail cell after hto
Unwitting victims of Hauptmann'a arreat and conviction were hla wife,
Anna, and their young son, Mtnnfried, shown above. Mrs. Hauptmann
hae stoutly maintained her husband'a Innocsnce, and hae worked hare
to collect funda for appeals ainca tha trial. (Aaaoclated Press Phorsi
Condemned to death—the long trial ended, Hauptmann, manacled to
guards, was taken from the Flemington jail to the death house in the
•late penitentiary at Trenton. He is shown here at the start of the trip
from Flemington. (Associated Press, Photo)
The state'e star witneeeee at the trial in Flemington were Col. Charlea
A. Lindbergh and Dr. John F. "Jafsie" Condon, both of whom named
Hauptmann ae the man who received the ransom money. Among the
evidence Introduced at the trial was (top to bottom) the kidnap ladder*
ranaom money found in Hauptmann's home, and ransom notee. Below
are defence witnessee, Louie Kies (left) and Elvert Carlstrom, whs
testified they saw Hauptmann In New York the night the baby wae
Thla la an exterior view of the execution chamber at the state peniten*
tlary, Trenton. It la only a few steps to Hauptmann's cell in the death*
houae. Several condemned men have entered It since Hauptmann'a
Incarceration nearly a year ago. (Associated Press Photo)
w a* I
Hauptmann continued hla legal
fight from behind bare in the death*
house at Trenton, where he le ehown
above. He saw msny occupants
walk "the last mile," but rarely,
shewed emotion. (Associated Pre*
Here la Hauptmann'a legal staff.
At top la Edward J. Reilly, original
chief defense counsel in center la
C. Lloyd Fisher, who took over
dutlee of chief attorney after Reilly
waa releaaed, and at bottom la Eg
bert Roaecrane. (Aasoclated Press
The death chair In the atoto paol*
tentiary at Trenton where Haupfr
mann'a long fight to prove lass
csnce from a world-famoua ertme
may end. From thla room to Haupt*
mann'a cell le only a few step*
I Aaaoclatad Praae Phete)

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