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THE BARKK DAILY TIMES, HAHRK. VT.. FRIDAY. OCTOBER 2.5. 1012.
BECKER GUILTY OF MURDER IN FIRST DEGREE Jury Returns Verdict in Herman Rosenthal Murder Case at Midnight. BECKER REMANDED UNTIL OCTOBER 30 Constipation ' HOOD'S PILLS ? 25c, J ONE DOSE MAKES INDIGESTION GO Mclntyre Says He Will Appeal Mrs. Becker Swoons on An nouncement of Verdict. New York, Oct. 2.). Police Lieiitonaiit Becker was found guilty Inst night of murder in the Hist degree by tlie jury that has been trying him for instigat ing the slaying of Herman Rosenthal, a gambler. The verdict was pronounced exactly at midnight. Becker was re manded to the Tombs until Oct. 30. John i'. Mclntyre, Becker's rhief coun sel, announced that he would take an appeal, but had nothing more to say. JIrs. Becker, who was sitting outside the courtroom, fell in a swoon when the verdict was announced. The jurors with solemn faces and measured steps filed into the courtroom at 11:53 o'clock. A minute later the defendant was brought in from tlu Tombs. Justice fiorf had not yet en tered the room, and for a moment Becker took a side seat, anxiously scanning the jurors' faces. None returned his gnr.e nd tense silence prevailed. At ll:57 Justice Goff took bis seat. The clerk asked the jurors if they had reached a verdict. "We find the de fendant guilty as charged in the indict ment," Foreman Skinner announced. "Do you find the defendant guilty of murder in the first degree?" asked the clerk. "We do," the foreman replied. The roll was then called, each juror finding Becker guilty. Becker stood at the bar with squared shoulders, head erect and not a muscle moved in his face, but he swallowed hard. That was all. Becker stated that he was "42 years old. an American citizen, born in Oer- manv, a lieutenant of police, married, a Protestant, has a mother living, hab its are temperate, was never convicted before." When Becker's voice died away. At torney Mclntyre, who hHd covered his face with his hands as the verdict was given, asked that all further proceed ings be deferred one week, "until I can prepare proper motions for ap peal." "I will defer sentence," announced Justice Goff," until Oct. 30 and remand the prisoner until that date." Becker gave a fleeting glance at t lie Judge, rested his eyes a moment on the jury, then he turned, walked with Rn un faltering and rapid step up the Risle of the courtroom and disappeared through the door leading over the "Bridge of Sighs" to the Tombs. The prisoner's destiny was delivered into the jury's hands at 2:20 yesterday afternoon, after a three-hour charge, by Justice Goff, which Becker characterized as unfair and a "thinly veiled summing up for the state, and upon which his counsel, Attorney Mclntyre, declined to comment. To do so, he said, would place him in contempt of court. The charge was in effect a ruling that the guilt or innocence of . the prisoner rested almost solely upon the point whether Schepps was an accomplice in the crime. The court instructed the jury to return a verdict of first degree murder, second degree murder, or acquittal. Manslaugh ter was eliminated. . Justice Goff finished his charge to the Becker jury at 1:55 yesterday after noon. He had addressed the jurors for 3 hours and 20 minutes. John F. Mc lntyre, for the defense, then devoted some time to making exceptions and asking that specific charges be made. The case was- placed in the hands of the jury at 2:20 o'clock. The jury then went to the Murray Hill hotel for luncheon and returned to take up the consideration of the case at 4:30 o'clock. Justice Goff's charge was considered fair by the prosecution and unfair by the defense. J nut ire Goff said: "If you are satisfied that Becker instructed Rose to have Ro senthal killed, it is immaterial by what hand Rosenthal was killed, so- long as he was killed bv the instruction of Beck er." He also said: "The profecution's case rests entirely upon the credence the jury gives to Rose's story. If the jury re fuses to believe that Rose told the truth, then the case of the prosecution fails." Justice Goff refused to rule that Schepps was an accomplice. I consider Justice GorFs charge abo. lutely unfair, one-sided, and virtually a charge to bring in a verdict of guilty." said Charles E. Becker, the defendant, as the jury filed out of the courtroom. John F. Mclntyre, the accused man's counsel, said: "I consider it virtually; a charge ot guilty. When this statement of the lawyer for the defenae was carried to District Heartburn, Gas, Dyspepsia and All Stomach Distress Ended With "Pape's Diapepsin." 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Cojrritht Hart ScnsChcr k Mars - Attorney Whitman, the prosecutor dic tated this statement: "The charge was eminently fair. Th.s state is satisfied. That is all I have to say." I. W. W. MAN URGED VIOLENCE. Italian Detective Tells of Inflammatory Speech During Strike. Salem, Mass., Oct. 25. The govern ment scored heavily in the Ettor-Gio-vannifti-Caruso murder trial yesterday, when Charles Bercardo, nn Italian detec tive, testified that ho heard Giovannitti tell the strikers at a mass meeting to "go home and get up when it is dark and I go out and prowl around like wild ani- j mals looking for blood." The speech j was made in Italian, according to the , detective. Further along in his address, i the I. W. W. leader told the strikers to i fi l,.l- l,...l0 t i..i ,,.. Eas it was dark, so that no one would know J pHl who did the shooting," Bercardo said. ; 13 He quoted Giovannitti further us say- j tq ing: "Do not throw ice at the soldiers, j I; for they deserve more and we'll attend j ftp to them later." S The detective said that on the morn- u ing of the murder ho overheard the strikers at headquarters planning to at tack street cars. He said that he saw several revolvers in the crowd. After objections by defense counsel had been overruled. Bercardo rend a cir cular which he said he received the day before the killing of Anna J.ouizzo. It read : "Some carrion and cowards go around trying to induce you to go back to work on Monday, saying that the American Vi oolen company has .conceded to all your demands. It is not true. It is a dirty lie. Whoever invited you to re turn to work without the advice of thu strike committee is a traitor and a spy and will be treated as such. "Joseph J. Ettor, "G. Mazzarella, "Arturo M. Giovannitti." After a comutltaion between Judge Quinn. the district attorney Riid defense counsel, Bercardo left the stand, the de fense reserving the right to recall him for cross-examination. Edgar Ramsbottom and Dennis Mul cohey, two Lawrence policemen who were together on the night of the mur der, testified that they heard the shots at the corner of Garden and Union streets, where the girl striker was shot. Exceptions for the defendant were noted. Here's Your Ticket and Platform! Candidates for All Good Clothes Wearers People's Party MOORE 122 North Main Street & OWENS, Tel. 66-VV Barre, Vermont PLATFORM BROTHER AGAINST JOHNSON. Pugilist Attacked in His Testimony at Chicago. Chicago, Oct. 25. Charles Johnson, a brother of "Jack" Johnson, negro nucil- ist, Wednesday willingly entered the federal grand jury room and told all he knew regarding the relations of his brother and the white girl, Lucille Cam eron of Minneapolis, who recently was taken from the negro champion by hor mother. Charles Johnson recently was arrested at the instigation of the cham pion on a charge of theft, loung John son is said to have given the inquisitors important information. His story is said to be almost of equal importance with that told by the Cameron girl. Miss Cameron was not recalled before the grand jutv Wednesday. Neither was her mother recalled. It w-as said, how ever, that Lucille will be one of tho main witnesses on Monday. Mrs. Cameron-Falconet, mother of the Cameron girl, yesterday said there had been a complete reconciliation between her daughter and herself. A suit has been tiled ngaint Johnson by Willard Davis, a mulatto, for $25,000 for the alleped alienation of his wife's affections. The wife is said to have been a singer in the champion's cafe. and it is reported she .was the woman whom federal authorities declared shot Johnson in the foot several days ago while in a jealous rage. We, the men of Barre who helieve in dressing well, hereby declare our belief in the undying principle that all men ought to be particular about what they get for their clothes-money. We point with pride to the Hart Schaffner Sc Marx clothes that can be bought of Moore & Owens, the best clothes made. We declare our unalterable conviction that we are selling the smartest lot of suits and overcoats ever brought to this town; and we call upon young men, especially those who . are to cast their first clothes vote this fall, to support our candidates, thereby saving themselves H. S. & M. Suits Overcoats - - $18 to $30 $18 to $35 from dissatisfaction and unnecessary expense. We view with alarm the increasing cost of living; and we pledge to the public that, so far as good clothes are concerned, our candidates will quote prices that are low enough, and on qual ities that are high enough, to make for real economy. We denounce the cotton-mixed fab rics that are common in clothes, and we declare ourselves unalterably for a single standard all-wool fabrics. We pledge our candidates to furnish you the best clothes that you ever wore. Other Makes, Suits - - - $10 to $25 Overcoats - $10 to $25 MORE BERLIN RIOTS. DYNAMITE TRIAL DRAGS ON. NTW rvStRTED TITS MAKE Arrow WING COLLARS rmONG WHERE OTHERS ARK WEAK. ItnrBnm Wear HUB RUBBERS Government Reverts to Reading of Rou tine Correspondence. , Indianapolis. Ind., Oct. 25. After hav ing broken the monotony of the dyna mite trial with some "real action' testi mony in relation to some alleged explo sinus the government to-Hay reverted back to correspondence and began the reading of the thousand of documen tary exhibits. The ditriet attorney ex plained that he brought in evidence of explosions yesterday out of it chrono logical ontier lcaue certain witnee were impatient. He admitted too that the jurors were beginning to show signs of ennui, and be thought bent t enliven .he proceeding a bit with some exciting , testimony. When court opened to-dsy William H. i Medley, a polK-eman of Vail River. JMa, resumel hi storv of niNiwi on stnvtural work there in I!-. He alo said that thrt hat been mad fint him by Peter J. Smith, a de fendant, and Edward Hark, the man winter, 'l0 F"'"',d F,,',,.r the opening f tha trial. Women Attack Butcheri Who Refuse to Sell Meat Imported by the City. lierlin, Oct. 24. Howe-wives to-day again stormed the markets, where butchers have refused to sell the meats imported by the city in an effort to lower tho cost of living. One shop was demolished and many others were bombarded with stones aul brickbat. Much meat wai seized and trampled under foot or saturated with kerosene. Two butchers were seriously injured. The nolice, who were unwil ling to hurt the women, hsd great diffi culty in handling the outbreak. The butchers still insisted that they cannot afford to keep their markets upen at the municipality's prices. PAY FIFTY CENTS A BURGLARY, Boys Hired by Nev York Gang, Accord ing to Testimony. New York, Oct. 25. Fifty cents a burglary is the rate frequently paid to bo.vs by an organized gang of crooks in West Forty-Fifth stiect tlist employs youngsters to do the bulk of the work, one of the young operators for the bund told in police court Wednesday. Three boys, averaging a doxen years of age, called as witnesses in the nse of John Clark, accused of a flat robbery, admit ted committing the crime, but "aid it was instigated by Clark and that a g.u.g player have not rightfully come for known an the "torty-tifther fathere.l ninny such robberies. Clark was held in $1,.V)0 bail for examination. SPORTING NOTES. Leonard Cole, better known as "King" Cole.Jias driTied back to the minors, the Columbus club in. the American arso ciatiou claiming his services. Cole was one of the star pitchers with the Cubs in tiie esnon of 1011 but when this sea son opened he was olf color and his owners thought that a change of scen ery might benefit him. lie figured in the I'ittaburg-Chiciigo deal when Cole and Hoffman. were given in exchange for Leach and Liefleld. The baseball players fraternity has an able leader in Dave Fulu, the old Brown university star. The club is still lacking a treasurer, probably, because the eat for Cadum stops the terrible itching of eczema at once and begins healing with the first application. The suffering it has relieved has been so widespread that it is callccTa blessing by thousands. It is antiseptic and destroys disease germs. Trial box ioc at druggists. ward with their annual assessment. The Highlanders drafted Derrick, the former Mackman. from Baltimore dur ing the closing months of the baseball season. Derrick refused to report be came he was afflicted with an attack of "charlie horse'' and claims that be could not do himself ju-tiee. He will answer to the call next spring. Tell Berna. the former Cornell dist ance ninnnr and holder of the world's record for two mile, is now a resilient 'of Milwaukee. He will give up athletic : a far a competitions Iterative of the! time he is obliged to devote to persue hi duties as electrical engineer. Norwich university toik the date on Ford ham schedule that was contracted for to likinon when the schedule wa arranged. Foster anfonl, the old Yale jman. ha been drilling the New Yorer ( in the past week lecause they anticipate a ler against .xrwu n Saturday. Joe Mctiinnity, known to the baseball world a "The Iron Afan," has aevrred hi retincctions with the Newark club n1 mT accept the managership at Terre Haute whub has t-een offered n him. Weight is a great drawback t foot K.ll - i . - i '. !. . )w- TV-, ,,,-- ..... .-- ...... Tear the new rules teeming. f dciiianj J men to tip the scales less than in the past few years. In the Harvard squad is (Iraustli-n, who has been a candidate during his three years on the varsity, but he has always been overshadowed by others of greater weight, liraustien niade himself famous two years ago when he giablted a forward pass in the Brown game, running 105 yards placing his team out of danger. liraustien weighs but lot pound. Bill Richardson, the former (Joddnrd athlete, is earning himself a place of recognition in New England football by his work this year. Richardson is con sidered the best defensive player on tha Tufts team, tho coach playing him five yards back of his regular center posi tion. Richardson is a great aid to the ends and breaks through on punts aa no other linesman has been known to do this year. Roger Breanahan is going to fight and chances are he will lie seen at the head of the Cardinals next season. Bresna han's contract has not terminated yet and on these exhibits Roger will fight his way to safety. f-v-jf scmetimes start from mental strain or indigestion, but more often from general weakness, and lead to appal ling conditions unless checked. Treat the cause, not the effect. SCOTT'S EMULSION overcomes nervous ness in a wonderful, permanent way by making life-sustaining blood corpuscles; it nour ishes the nerve centres and acts as a bracing tonic to build you up. r .. w J . t v ocou a umusKHi ooci not anjpcij it feed them in Nature way. I. !!-