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COPY OF TRANSCRIPT OF RECORD

IN THE UNITED STATES CIRCUIT COURT OF APPEALS

FOR THE SEVENTH CIRCUIT

OCTOBER TERM, A. D. 1918

No. 2710

PICTOR 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

RANSCRIPT OF RECORD FILED JULY 15, 1919–PRINTED RECORD

CONTENTS.

Pago. Placita--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..

38 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..

48 Order of Nov. 12, 1918, continuing hearing on motion for a change of venue-

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 particulars.

49 Order of Nov. 21, 1918, continuing hearing on motion for a bill of particulars.

49 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.--- 00 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..

62 Order of May 15, 1919, extending time to file bill of exceptions...

62 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--

75

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Stipulation in re bill of exceptions...
Bill of exceptions:
Petition for a change of venue.

7G 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--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.

134 Testimony of James A. Friberg

134 Testimony of Samuel Lewenkrohn.

135 Testimony of Bessie Oxenhandler

139 Testimony of Eli Crouse

142 Testimony of Edward Wilbur Camp

143 Testimony of Allison Roberts Bethel

145 Testimony of Thomas J. Scone

159 Testimony of John E. Ferris.

168 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, 288 Testimony of Eleanor Spathe..

206 Testimony of James A. Ratigan.

228 Testimony of R. A. Milroy

229 Testimony of Earl E. Dole..

235 Testimony of Frank A. Fitzgerald.

237 Testimony of Frank Juschinski.

238 Testimony of Jennie Read.

246 Testimony of Mark Sheridan.

250 Testimony of Fred C. Hill.

251 Testimony of Colletta V. Hogan.

253 Testimony of Dr. C. E. Cherrington.

256 Testimony of Edna Peters.--

256 Testimony of Lawrence L. McDonough.

258, 270 Testimony of Charles E. Egan..

278 Testimony of Paul W. Rothenberg

282 Testimony of Max Burlow.

284 Testimony of W. C. Handley

285 Evidence on behalf of the defendants : Testimony of Adolph Germer..

289, 302, 305 Proclamation of National Committee of Aug. 12, 1914.

292
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.-

298
Mexican Resolution..
Presidential Platform of 1916.
U-Boat article dated April 21, 1916..

300 Testimony of Harriet Parker Thomas.

301, 304 Testimony of Eleanor Daggett Karsten.

305 Testimony of O. F. Branstetter.Testimony of Bertha Hale Brown.

323 Testimony of Robert Morse Lovett.

326 Testimony of Marie Ray----

320 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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