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Danville Montour American (Newspaper) - May 30, 1907, Danville, PennsylvaniaStated vol. 53�?no. 21danville, pa., thursday. May 30, 1007 established in 1855 do. Irving h. Jennings. Deni 1st. Office Doure a. M. To 12 m 1 p. M. To 4 p. M 104 Mill or. Danville. A. Hal Ltd m. 425 Mill st., Danville a. Diseases of the stomach and specially idleness is usually the forerunner of vice or crime. Personal controversy proves creditable to neither party. Hace prejudice is a survival of ancient heathenism. Eloquence is still a potent Force in the land. The Man who can keep a secret is not too numerous. Some fifty members of Goodrich Post. No. 22, g. A. A. Accompanied by about half that number of sons of veterans marched in a body to Mahoning presbyterian Church sunday a Trifie they listened to a memorial Sermon preached by the pastor the Rev. .1. E. Hutchison. Notwithstanding the inclement weather there was a Large congregation present. The Sermon was an Able Aud patriotic Effort founded on romans 18�?7 a Render therefore Jcj All their dues tribute to whom tribute is due custom to whom custom is due. Fear to whom fear Honor to whom following is a synopsis of the Sermon the grandest monuments in history Are its memorial Days Aud the grandest events and men of history Are commemorated by these avs. The grandest memorial of All history is the weekly memorial the lord s Day. I commemorates the god Man Aud tin French Cabin of in response the appeals of Vine growers will produce a Bill prohibiting fraudulent resurrection from the dead and adulterated wines. The 80th of May is an annual hit fresh air is nature s Best Aud most potent Medicine. The Irish people through their representatives have declared that they want a whole loaf of bread or non. The greek chamber of deputies has voted to appropriate 10,000,000 francs As Relief fund for bulgarian refugees arriving in France. The drought that has prevailed throughout Nebraska and Southern Dakota for Many weeks has been broken and the Farmers Are correspondingly Happy. Harry s. Ebert a York capitalist has broken ground for thirty Small memorial Day. It commemorates the civil War. The death of Many Brave men and the courage of the remnant that yet remains. The lords Day weekly commemorates him who saved the world for eternity. Memorial Day annually commemorates those who saved Oue country for time. Memorial Day is not a Day set apart to be celebrated by the grand army of the Republic but it is set apart for All. Were it not for the causes that led up to memorial Day our country would be divided into several smaller governments with no unit of interests. There is indeed a divine Ness of inspiration which in ims led general residences to Cost $2,000 each and five John a. Logan to Issue the order for $10,000 residences. Or. Henry James has written much j that his coup Trymer will be Able under fraud and appreciate but not in recent years. Memorial Day for if there eve was a nation guided and controlled by the j infinitely Wise god. That nation is ours. At one time it seemed almost certain that this country would become the appendage of France. Which to project to adopt the old ate pen Quot od1�?~1 lev Quot mgt Anfu a sch it of he de Sion As a government policy in this Quot it �?~iul1 1,18 je8dlt the predominance Outry has ardent advocates and bit m a Quot a a i Quot add i uhf lieu at another ter foes. Time it seemed As if the new world would belong to Spain which would the unprincipled correspondent of have meant the bloody policies of the the big dailies is often a menace to Alvas the Philips and the eylers the peace of the Community in which rut in both cases Providence intervened. In More recent years god used this great nation to Scourge godless he lives. To Many outside diversions Are not Good for school children. With the railroads fighting the two cent rate there is going to be some interesting work for the courts. Pennsylvania is expecting to Quot make it hot for Public robbers. Spaniards. It is therefore befitting i hat on this annual decoration Day with Flowers with song and with Loving words we should go to the City of a the dead Aud our respects to the a my ibo heroes of our wars and to keep aglow the fires of patriotism. Good roads Are efficient auxiliaries to save the government when it was of modern civilization financially embarrassed the people of birternes9 of spirit frequently makes Prussia in 1818 poured their Gold Aud a sad Aud sorrowful countenance. Ornaments into their emperors Lap and the reviled of his brethers is usual to Rou a Exchange. This was Noble by a victim of ubom weakness. A patriotic but the heroes whom we the Soldier Ami the Sailor still Chai a ave in the hour of their Lenge the worlds admiration. Nation a peril their blood and their girls Aud men Are still kept care lives fully apart in Argentina and a Quot Man does not. Introduce even this most intimate Friend to his Sisters. Marriages save i 1,10 Union Lull saved the Flag of girls of 12 to 14 to boy it a a of Al a it or in with every stir a a a named but they Are common. A a our sacred dead Roget it old veterans still with m with the not Only it is the wicked Chicago news which directly hints that leading actresses Are now substituting boy husbands for pug dogs. Saved a benighted race from the curse of slavery. Strongly was the institution of slavery entrenched in the Southern states. The people of the j South believed that slavery was right they believed it so strongly that they thugs and ruffians in Warsaw charge were willing to die for their belief. 1 Only $15 to assassinate a Man. Cut and their conviction gave them courage. Braver men never faced a foe Tuliau Many of them who faced Aud fell before our heroes in that bloody Strug Throat Price he new York pity has acquired the reputation of having the most discourteous railway employees of All the cities in the world. The French government Sells near Gle. What you Aud those who lie beneath the Green Sward suffered no mortal can Tell. The weary March tie cruelly $7,000,000 Worth of matches yearly Battle the Field Hospital the awful leaving a profit of Over $.j,000,000. Prison pen Aud most pathetic of All the dying far from friends and Home. # is not this Day above All Days one that should inspire our hearts Aud our lives with patriotism. God Grant that not Oue of you. Old soldiers go Down from this place to Honor mortal Man Aud at the same time refuse to Honor the Best of men the god Man but May Yon decide Here and now to Render tribute to whom tribute is due Aud May the peace of god which pass eth All understanding keep your hearts and minds through Christ Jesus. Some men live a generation too Long Aud Are forgotten. Some men covet notoriety Asa cheap substitute for Fame. Chicago has a Veteran citizen in the person of Fernando Jones. 88 years ild who says the season has been the worst in seventy two ears. The Chap who takes Delight in snubbing others will come into his own some unexpected moment. The baud of death brings the Wreath of immortality to him who fills in do Ense of his coup try. Iron workers in the North of England have received a total increase in wages of ten per cent in the last four teen months. President Roosevelt is going to Peak at Indianapolis on memorial there was trouble in Allentown be Day. Which will make the Observance tween the trolley company and them there of National import. Ploys of the sum. The men had de a Short summer is practically As handed the reinstatement of two Era Surrey As about six weeks of the open Floyes who had Betti discharged Foi critically Iii. Mrs. W. T. Shepperson who for the past year has been suffering from a complication of diseases is lying very critically ill. At her Homo in Riverside. The primary election under the uniform primary Law. Which yell be held next saturday will inaugurate a series if departures not the least of which will he that the time honoured and serviceable county convention following the primary will be omitted and lie county commissioners will declare the results. In the past the county conventions especially of the party in the Ascendancy were generally crowded with incidents. Under the old order if there was any factional opposition or any personal antagonism in the Campaign it was sure to crop out in the convention and As a result the proceedings were often Moro Stormy than edifying. The change brought about by the uniform primary Law is probably not much to be regret red. The county convention will he remembered More for what it was thou for the Good it accomplished tin election under the uniform primary Law requires for e Ich voting place a now ballot Box to by kept separate from the Oue in use at the Gelerm election. The new Bailor boxes fourteen in number arrived at the court House saturday and during the next few Days these along with the ballots Aud election supplies will be delivered to the judges of election of their respective districts. The elect Oti will take place on saturday Between the hours of 2 Aud 8 o clock p. In. At the closing of the polls at the primary election the officers will first count the Kumher of ballots cast for each party making a record thereof they will then count the vote cast for the different persons named upon said party ballot. After certifying to the number of votes cast the officers Wil replace the ballots counted and canvassed in the boxes Aud lock the sane after which they will place the returns of votes and the Register of voters for each party in separate envelopes and Seal tiie same. These envelopes of or before noon on tuesday following must be deposited by the judge of election in person or by registered mail with the county commissioners who shall of the succeeding Day at noon publicly commence the computation Aud canvassing of the returns Aud continue the same from Day to Day until completed the successful candidate will received certificate from the county commissioners. The qualifications of electors entitled to vote at a primary is the sane As the qualification of electors entitled to vote at sections within the election District where the primary is held. Fiss amp Hartman on the ground. The Stone crushing outfit belonging to kiss pc Shau Vokin. Con sisting of a heavy Stone Crusher steam roller and elevators arrived at this City tuesday and was unloaded from the cars. Fiss it or Hartman in 1905 reconstructed the Section of Road Between the Mahoning township line Aud Wise a hotel under the Sproul Good roads act the work was not approved by the state Highway department and the contracting firm has reappeared on the ground to Complete the Job satisfactorily to All parties. An inspector representing the state Highway department was of the ground yesterday and carefully examined the Roadway As reconstructed. The Section of Highway in question formed the subject of much discussion at the annual convention of county supervisors held in this City last w inter it was alleged that the roadbed fails to come up to specifications which Call for nine inches of Macadam. Just where the roadbed Falls Short will be determined by the inspector who at the interval of every Al Ftp feet will dig Down to the natural Bottom. Fiss amp Hartman expect to be Busy Here for at least two weeks. Mondays proceedings. Court convened at 10 of clock monday morning with his Honor judge Evans Aud associates Blee Aud Well Iver on the Bench. Not a moment s time was lost Aud in a Short time the proceedings were in full swing for the purpose of getting the usual routine work out. Of the Way so that the Case of Commonwealth is. Peter Dietrich might be taken up. Absentees fined. Oue of the incidents of the first hour that created a mild sensation occurred when the Long list of jurors was called Oft and half a dozen named thereon failed to respond judge Evans in order to show at the he ginning that the court would tolerate no trifling promptly imposed Afine of Twenty five dollars of each Oue of the absentees. The unfortunate half dozen who failed to respond a John Sweisfort. Ward w. Peter. F. A. Magill and Charles Boone. Charles Diehl another Absentee was reported ill. William Well i ver and f. B. Maus whose names were drawn Eckl not be located in the county. Bad roads. The opinion states that there is no doubt but that the decree made by judge Staples was erroneous and that West Hemlock township should have been decreed under the facts to expenses Aud charges of Maine Banc conducted hearing. Former state senator s. J. Mccar rail United states District attorney for the Middle District of Pennsylvania appeared at court during the Forenoon and conducted a bearing held in connection with the application of i. Stein for naturalization papers. J jurors selected. By 5 80 o clock last evening the jury Box was filled although the special panel of 175 names was Little less than Oue half exhausted. Much better Progress was made in obtaining a jury than was anticipated. The twelve men selected Are As follows w. 11. Welliver of Valley township Edward Eyster of Derry township Austin h. Klase Joseph r. Patton Jacob Aten. A. C Angle and Curtis Cook of Danville h. A. Tanner of Valley town slip Thomas Gething of West Hemlock James s. Watts of Limestone j. F. Acor of Liberty township and be Silas Wolverton. Wil Lintn Quigg of Mahoning township. James Dequen de jurors rejected the following jurors were examined during the afternoon and rejected the most of them being challenged for cause John Bennetts. Wesley Perry Albert Ammerman Charles e. Shires John g. Vastire Wellington Swank Jacob Degreen John Eise Cliart. Jacob Philip Boyer Constable of Cooper Diehl. Wallace Robinson j. E. Steck township reported Index to aids Down or. Daniel a Wagner. Harry Redding Matthew sheep. Gilbert Fenstermacher Charles a. Shultz David Jones Oliver Kauffman a. L. Delcamp George Maiers. J. H. Leidy William e. Patterson. James Henderson o. F. _ Young Alfred Mellin Peter by Limey to take no the matter with the super a a a a flu or Peter s. Crossley Roscoe Lilis George Ocif Snyder Joseph churn h. F. Ploch. James f. Ellis William b. Hauser Lewis while Cit Arles i Hollabaugh Constable of Derry township reported the Road loading from Washingtonville to Delongis Bridge As in a very bad condition. In each of the above cases the court instructed the District attorney visors of the respective districts Dex hoards Are required by Law. At All Cross roads. With respect to the Sec Otu Ltd Rar is Tiou of Road complained of in Derry township judge Evans said lie had been informed that it has been in a bad condition for eight years past. If an Accident were to occur there he said Derry township might he mulched in heavy damages. The grand jury. The grand jury was called and sworn. John e. Roberts was appointed Foreman. Jolius Gibbons a grand juror was excused by reason of his wife a illness. Philip Boyer was chosen As tip staff to wait a pm Flie grand jury Ami Charles hol Labang. Tip staff to wait upon the court. The Dietrich Case. Kessler Charles Arter Harry bal Liett Frank g Rohoch Stephen Craig. William k. Lunger j. Winfield Irvin John schuster. William . H. Styer. Harry Siedel c. C. By Shneyer. Lamest Keefer Allen Watson David Foust j. H. Hutchinson Thomas h. Johns. William Munro a. L. Brandt. Joseph Albert. Harvey Shultz and f. P. Johnson. Tuesday s proceedings. The Case of Commonwealth is. Peter under Way. The circumstances of the shooting with which the Reading Public of this Section is thoroughly familiar were varied in their Dull recital yesterday by at 11 o clock the District attorney successful attempt by the Commonwealth to introduce f new evidence to impeach the credibility of Oue of its own witnesses. The common wealth put up a Bard fight to accomplish its ends Aud at Ever Point eur countered vigorous opposition from the defense. The jury in the Case chosen monday was sworn for the first thing yes Gerdav morning. It was Only a few minutes after 9 of clock when District announced that he was ready to attach the Case of Commonwealth is. Peter Dietrich whereupon judge Evans ordered the sheriff to bring the defend aut into court. A few minutes later Peter Dietrich in the bands of the sheriff entered tie court room Aud took his place at the table where of the previous trials he sat listening to the sworn evidence Aud facing the twelve men who were to decide his attorney Gearhart presented the Case to the jury reciting tin leading fact season have already been Cut off. Seven thousand Bakers in Vienna Austria struck suddenly last Mouth completely cutting off the Supply of bread. The manufacturer of pure goods will never get into trouble. Alleged violation of the rules and at a conference of the company officials the action taken was upheld. Now there is to be arbitration Aud pending the result of this the men will go to work. There is no excuse for deliberate cruelty to the helpless. Undecided about Fisher. After a close scrutiny of the Case of Henry Fisher who was sent to the Hospital for the insane at this place by the Northumberland county court recently the medical staff at the Hospital Are divided in opinion As to whether or not Fisher is insane. It will be remembered that Fis Iier a trial for murder was interrupted on account of the Many a wild ravings in the court room. Judge Savidge then decided to Send him to the local Hospital until the question of his sanity could be determined. Now judge Savidge a is in receipt of a letter from or. H. B. Meredith which states that Fishers sanity is still in doubt at the Hospital Fisher stoutly avers that he is insane while most lunatics stoutly deny that there is anything wrong with them. He Lias improved considerably in personal appearance Aud would not be to Likely to impress the jury that he is insane As he did a month ago. At any rate their is a lingering Hope that june will at least be seasonable. The people Are sorely sick of tie other kind. Fate. Barring the few weeks that lie was out of Hail Dietrich Lias s it ens much Over a year in jail and he shows the effect of his Long confinement. He is Pale and apparently More nervous in manner than during the previous trial. A As on the former trial Hon. Ii. M. Hinckley is associated with the Commonwealth. Hon Fred Keier of counsel for defense during the pre Vious trial did not put in an appearance yesterday Forenoon Aud rumours were started to the effect that he had withdrawn from the Case. He arrived during tie afternoon however and resumed his place As attorney for the defense. At tie very outset of the trial yes Gerdav it was made Plain that the Commonwealth will not press for a conviction of murder in the first degree. The defendant through i is attorney William Kase West put in a plea of former jeopardy. This was demurred to by the Commonwealth which informed the court that under the circumstances it would not press for a conviction of murder in the first degree. The court sustained the demurrer Aud the Case went on. Examination of jurors. At 11 30 o clock the examination of jurors began. Between that hour Aud 12 15 of clock when court adjourned two jurors a. C. Angle of Danville and h. A. Tanner of Valley township were accepted. C. D. Levan Limestone township h. A. Snyder. Derry township Frank h. Russell Carl Litz Aud Frauk Henrie. Of Dunville David Krum of Mahoning township and w. J. Clarke of Liberty township. Were culled and All challenged for cause with the exception of o. D. Levan and w. J. Claire who were challenged peremptorily. Afternoon session. Judge Evans handed Down an opium iou in the Case of Limestone township is. West Hemlock township in which he was asked to Amend the decree of judge Staples. The matter at Issue relates to the support of Eva settlement was in West Hemlock township but who had become a charge of Limestone township. As the Commonwealth would attempt to prove them. The District attorney informed the jury that the common wealth no old nor press for a verdict of murder in the first degree but would ask for conviction in the second degree. The first witness sworn was mrs. Jones widow of James a. Jones the victim of the shooting. She last saw her Hurbain faille of tuesday even ing february 13, 1906,�?T when he left their Home on front Street. She next saw him after the shooting lying of a Bench in Peter Dietrich a a Saloon. It was lieu Between 1 and 2 of clock of wednesday morning Aud lie was dead. John Woll Ionest companion of the night of the shooting was the next witness. While his testimony was being Given several tilts occurred Between or. Hinckley Aud or. Keier relative to the line of questioning. Or. Hinckley by referring to the evidence of the previous trial endeavoured to show that there was a discrepancy in the testimony of witness. Woll had reached the Point where Dietrich was making a demonstration with the pistol and Jones remarked a ooh you hit anything you could t hit a barn door a at which Point by an explanation he endeavoured to show that �11 this occurred at a later hour after Dietrich bad gone in to the Small room adjoining and returned presumably with the pistol. This or. Hinckley held was in contradiction of the testimony offered by Woll at the first trial which revealed that the defendant had gone into the adjoining room and returned with the pistol after lories had made the taunting remark that he a a could t hit a barn door. A or. Keier objected of the ground that the common wealth was asking leading questions Aud was Cross examining and impeaching its own witnesses. Or. Hinckley was prepared to defend his position when it was deemed Best to ask the jury to retire. The twelve men were accordingly conducted to the jury room while the attorneys entered into a spirited argument. Or. Hinckley took the a Sisi Tion that the Commonwealth had an important witness to Deal with whose memory was either much at fault or who was a Adverse or hostile witness Aud lie cited authorities to show that in older to prove Adverse interest and hostility on the part of the witness the Commonwealth Lias the right to ask leading questions As Well As to its own with Esse. Or. Keier contended that no hostility had As yet been established in the Case of the witness Aud that therefore the right of asking leading questions and the Cross examining of its own witnesses by the Commonwealth did not apply in the present Case. The Commonwealth lie said proposed to prove inter that the witness was hostile. But it had not As year established such a fact. I or. Hinckley explained liar it would be shown during the trial that the witness since the lust trial had made statements which conflicted with his former testimony. Judge Evans announced that inasmuch As no hostility had As yet been proven he would at that Point sustain the objection Aud would Rule against the asking of leading questions by the Commonwealth and the Cross examination of its own witnesses. The jury was brought Hack into the court room and the examination of the witness was resumed. Or. Hinckley immediately pursued a line of questioning to sustain his charge of hostility on the part of the witness. The first question asked of Woll by or. Hinckley was a How Many Sipots were fired in Dietrich a Saloon of the night that a a Corky Jones was killed a the reply was a one shot. A a or. Hinckley then asked tiie witness whether since the last trial in Sharp Dietzs Saloon in rhe presence of Sharp Dietz and David Jones Sou of a a Corky Jones lie the witness had not made the statement that a a two shots were fired of the night that Jones was killed. Woll replied j to the Best of my knowledge i never made such a r. Mark i never made such a Bot i in the direct Aud the Cross examination tiie witness was led Over All the Chain of incidents leading up to the shooting. The facts which at both tin first Aud second trials were fully reported in these columns Are by this time very familiar to the Reading Public. Andrew Rogers who along with an Oil was with Jones the night of the shooting was the next witness. Rogers was unconsciously very dramatic Aud his recital especially As it related to tiie actual killing of Jones was very impressive. It was he who discovered that a a Corky was dead after the pistol went off which Dietrich had in his hand. A i Wasny to looking at said. A i was looking at Jones. He was lying of the Bench. A a what a the matter with Corky said a a he a so quiet then the blood was discovered below the Eye Aud it was found that Jones was dead. Rogers testimony like that of Woll tended to convey the impression that Dietrich went into the adjoining room Aud secured the revolver before Jones made the taunting remark to the effect that ii could not hit a barn door &c., although like Woll he a know lodged that during the whole evening Jones had been a a kidding Dietrich about his Sizoo thug. Afternoon session. Immediately upon reconvening yesterday afternoon new testimony of a somewhat Seuss Rioual nature was introduced. The first witness called was Sharp m. Dietz who testified that about six weeks ago John Woll called at his hotel on East Market Street Aud in conversation with David Jones Sou of a a Corky Jones made the assertion that two shots were tired in Dietrich a Saloon of the night that Jones was killed. Quoting the exact words or. Dietz swore that John Woll said a there were two shots fired. I i Aid it before and i will say it again. Now go Down to the court House and prove it if you can they wont let you of the stand. A on Cross examination or. Dietz stated that John Woll had a couple of from july 22, 1906, instead of from september 1905. If the decree was not satisfactory to the plaintiff the opinion avers an exception should have been taken promptly Aud within the time allowed by the Law instead of waiting thirteen Mouths before complaining. It is. Therefore too late to Amend the decree and the Rule is discharged. Short Beers at his hotel but that lie could not Sav that lie was under the influence of liquor. David Jones Sou of James a. Jones was next sworn. He was present at Dietzs hotel on the night when Woll is alleged to have stated that a two shots were fired. The witness fixed tie Date As in the second week of april. He corroborated the testimony of Sharp m. Dietz As to the declaration of Woll that a two shots were fired when Jones was killed the witness adding that Woll laughed in his face when he told him to go Down to the court House and prove it if lie could that they would not let him of the stand. Chief of police j. C. Mincemoyer Lewis Byerly John Doster and or. R. S. Patton were called in succession. Their testimony had to do with die Trich s revolver with which the fatal shot was fired. Dietrich a protestation of innocence Aud his highly excited state. The chief of police explained that the revolver which he took Possession of after the shooting contained two empty shells the three other Chambers remaining loaded. There was also another revolver empty found in the bar room. Or. Pauless testimony. This brought the proceedings no to the Point where or. Pauless startling testimony was repeated. Or. Paules was called to the hotel after the shooting. He performed the autopsy on Lom a Aud described the wound which lie said was of such a nature As to cause instant death. He saw the revolver and identified it As produced in court. On the night of the shooting the revolver which Dietr Icli produced. Contained three loads Aud two empty shells. Or. Paules also a saw the other revolver in the hotel All the Chambers of which were empty. Dietrich declared Over Aud Over that lie was a no murderer a hut that he had shot Tours in later the same night or. Paules visited Dietrich in the jail. He was accompanied by or. Patton whom be introduced to Dietr Icli. The subject of shooting was brought up when Dietrich asked or. Paules How it happened that lie shot Jones. Almost in the same breath the defendant said a of. Yes. I know How i hit him right under the left Eye where i or. Patton was recalled. In the jail he said lie paid no attention to the conversation Between or. Paules Aud Dietrich As he was Busy preparing to administer to the defendant. Com m on a e a lt11 r ests at 2 45 o clock the Commonwealth rested. Hou. Fred Keier explained to the court that in the absence of any other witnesses than those who had appeared for the Commonwealth he was Content to rest the defendants Case on the evidence produced by tiie Commonwealth. As there was not sufficient time yesterday for both sides to address the jury he asked that the proceedings of the trial be suspended until today when both sides would have ample time to finish before the jury and neither have any advantage Over the other. The court acted of the suggestion and the jury was excuse. The Case of Commonwealth is. Alfred Kennedy was attached. Alfred Kennedy goes to jail Kennedy was charged with commit Ting an assault Aud Battery of his wife. He endeavoured to excuse his conduct hut after the testimony of the wife was heard judge Evans called him before the court and sentenced him to undergo an imprisonment of sixty Days in the county jail. The judge in passing sentence told Kennedy that no one but a Coward would strike a woman. He should he committed to a workhouse he said when lie would be obliged to live on trend and water. Judge Evans remarked that he was very sorry that there is no work House Here to meet the needs in such a Case As the present. Sutton pleads guilty. Charles Sutton who is before court of two charges pleaded guilty to breaking jail. The court withheld seut Cuce until the other Case in which he is defendant is disposed of. Wednesdays proceedings. The second trial of Peter Dietr Icli charged with killing James a. Jones resulted in a verdict in All respects like the first that of murder in the second degree. The jury retired at 12 15 of clock. Owing to the nature of the Case the general in pression was that considerable time might be occupied by the jury s deliberations. To the Surprise of everyone however at 2 15 of clock the jury returned with a verdict. Their Early agree meet being unexpected neither the defendant nor the attorneys in the Case were in the court room Aud the jury was obliged to remain seated some Twenty minutes before the verdict could be taken. When Peter Dietrich entered the court room with the sheriff he clearly revealed in his manner Aud appearance the heavy Strain Aud suspense that he was under. As soon As or. Hinckley entered the verdict was taken. Deep silence prevailed while a judge Evans scanned the paper and re turned it to the announced the verdict a gentlemen of Trio jury Hearken to your verdict As the court Lias recorded it you say that you find the defend aut Peter Dietr Icli guilty of murder in the second William Kase West of counsel f r defense made n motion for arrest a f judgment and a new trial reason be filed in four Days. The court u a. De the motion. Continued a it a i so .

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