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IN THE UNITED STATES CIRCUIT COURT OF APPEALS

FOR THE SEVENTH CIRCUIT

OCTOBER TERM, A. D. 1918

No. 2710

VICTOR L. BERGER, ADOLPH GERMER, WILLIAM F. KRUSE, IRWIN ST. JOHN TUCKER, AND J. LOUIS ENGDAHL, Plaintiffs in Error

UNITED STATES OF AMERICA, Defendant in Error

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Mr. SeymouR STEDMAN, Mr. WILLIAM A. CUNNEA, Mr. HENRY F. COCHEMB, Mr. Swan M. JOHNSON, Mr. CHARLES H. SOELKE, Counsel for Plaintiffs in Error

Mr. CHARLES F. Clyne, Counsel for Defendant in Error

Error to the District Court of the United States for the Northern

District of Illinois, Eastern Division

TRANSCRIPT OF RECORD FILED JULY 15, 1919-PRINTED RECORD

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CONTENTS.

venue

Page. Placita---

17 Order of Feb. 2, 1918, indictment to be filed and cause docketed.

17 Indictment

18 Order of Mar. 23, 1918, granting defendants Germer, Engdahl, Kruse and Tucker leave to file demurrers and motions to quash, etc.--.

35 Order of Apr. 9, 1918, extending time to file demurrers, motions, etc... 35 Order of Oct. 2, 1918, setting cause for hearing on demurrer and plea of former jeopardy before Judge Evans.-

36 Order of Oct. 17, 1918, approving bond of Victor L. Berger, etc---

36 Hearing on demurrer, plea and amended plea of defendant A. Germer. 36 Demurrer

36 Plea of former acquittal.

Indictment against Adolph Germer in U. S. District Court for the
Western District of Michigan, Southern Division----

39 Certificates of clerk.-.

44, 45 Amendment to plea of former acquittal.

45 Order of Oct. 25, 1918, overruling demurrer to indictment, etc----

48 Order of Nov. 12, 1918, setting cause for trial.Order of Nov. 12, 1918, continuing hearing on motion for a change of

48 Order of Nov. 16, 1918, overruling motion for a change of venue, etc.

48 Order of Nov. 19, 1918, continuing hearing on motion for a bill of par

ticulars.--
Order of Nov. 21, 1918, continuing hearing on motion for a bill of par-

ticulars...
Order of Nov. 27, 1918, sustaining motion for a bill of particulars as to
the 6th paragraph and overruling motion as to the balance..

49 Trial

49 Verdict of Jan. 8, 1919_

56 Order of Jan. 23, 1919, continuing hearing on motion for a new trial.- 56 Order of Jan. 25, 1919, that affidavit of Thomas Nixon and draft of affidavit be impounded with the clerk of the court, etc..

56 Affidavit of Thomas C. Nixon

56 Memorandum of Thomas C. Nixon.

58 Motion for new trial..

59 Order of Feb. 3, 1919, continuing hearing on motion for new trial.

60 Order of Feb. 4, 1919, continuing hearing on motion for new trial.

60 Order of Feb. 11, 1919, continuing hearing on motion for new trial. Order of Feb. 20, 1919, overruling motion for new trial and motion in arrest of judgment--

60 Sentence and judgment of Feb. 20, 1919..

61 Order of Mar. 25, 1919, enlarging time to file bill of exceptions.

61 Order of Apr. 18, 1919, enlarging time to file bill of exceptions.

61 Order of May 23, 1919, enlarging time to file bill of exceptions.

61 Order of May 23, 1919, setting date for hearing on motion for approval of bill of exceptions.--

62 Order of May 26, 1919, extending time to file bill of exceptions.. Order of May 15, 1919, extending time to file bill of exceptions.Bill of exceptions, filed Apr. 12, 1919 : Demurrer

63 Plea of former acquittal.

65 Indictment against Adolph Germer in U. S. District Court for the Western District of Michigan, Southern Division

65 Certificates of clerk.-

71 Amended plea of former acquittal.

72 Decision of the court..

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Stipulation in re bill of exceptions

76 Bill of exceptions : Petition for a change of venue.

76 Proceedings had on motion for a change of venue--

78 Stenographic report of proceedings had Nov. 1, 1918, in case of United States vs. August Weissensel.

80 Defendants' request for bill of particulars--

84 Statement as to the times and places of speeches made by any of the

defendants, etc.Evidence on behalf of the Government: Testimony of Arnold A. Schiller..

86, 282 Testimony of William Mandelbaum.

114 Testimony of Irwin Fred Weber

126 Testimony of Anna B. Campbell.

127 Testimony of Anton Dvylis--

131 Testimony of James A. Friberg--

131 Testimony of Samuel Lewenkrohn_.

13: Testimony of Bessie Oxenhandler.

139 Testimony of Eli Crouse.

142 Testimony of Edward Wilbur Camp

143 Testimony of Allison Roberts Bethel Testimony of Thomas J. Scone_

159 Testimony of John E. Ferris.

16S Testimony of Lorenzo T. Plummer.

171 Testimony of William Mankus.

172 Testimony of Carl Berreitter

184 Testimony of: William Mack

192 Testimony of J. E. Harris..

193, 285 Testimony of Eleanor Spathe..

206
Testimony of James A. Ratigan.
Testimony of R. A. Milroy -
Testimony of Earl E. Dole.
Testimony of Frank A. Fitzgerald.
Testimony of Frank Juschinski..
Testimony of Jennie Read.

246
Testimony of Mark Sheridan.
Testimony of Fred C. Hill..

251 Testimony of Colletta V. Hogan.Testimony of Dr. C. E. Cherrington.

256
Testimony of Edna Peters---
Testimony of Lawrence L. McDonough -

258, 270
Testimony of Charles E. Egan.-
Testimony of Paul W. Rothenberg-
Testimony of Max Burlow-

Testimony of W. C. Handley.
Evidence on behalf of the defendants :
Testimony of Adolph Germer---

289, 302, 305
Proclamation of National Committee of Aug. 12, 1914..
Resolution on immediate action of Aug. 14, 1914_
Resolution of May, 1915, on Lusitania crisis..
Resolution addressed to President Wilson----
Resolution introduced in Congress by Meyer London.-
Mexican Resolution..
Presidential Platform of 1916_

U-Boat article dated April 21, 1916_
Testimony of Harriet Parker Themas.

301, 304
Testimony of Eleanor Daggett Karsten.
Testimony of 0. F. Branstetter..
Testimony of Bertha Hale Brown.
Testimony of Robert Morse Lovett.
Testimony of Marie Ray-
Testimony of John Louis Engdahl.

330, 357 Article headed “ Down with the War," etc., from American

Socialist of Aug. 8, 1914.-

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