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CONTENTS.

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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.

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.

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

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_

Trial

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.--

Memorandum of Thomas C. Nixon.-

58

Motion for new trial..

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_-
Order of Apr. 18, 1919, enlarging time to file bill of exceptions..
Order of May 23, 1919, enlarging time to file bill of exceptions.-
Order of May 23, 1919, setting date for hearing on motion for approval

of bill of exceptions.....

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---

75
171

256

Testimony of Edna Peters--

256

Testimony of Lawrence L. McDonough.

258, 270

Testimony of Charles E. Egan.-

278

Testimony of Paul W. Rothenberg-

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_

293

Resolution of May, 1915, on Lusitania crisis--

295

Resolution addressed to President Wilson ..

297

Resolution introduced in Congress by Meyer London...

298

Mexican Resolution...

299

Presidential Platform of 1916.

299

U-Boat article dated April 21, 1916_

300

Testimony of Harriet Parker Thomas.

301, 304

Testimony of Eleanor Daggett Karsten.

303

Testimony of O. F. Branstetter---

Testimony of Bertha Hale Brown..

323

Testimony of Robert Morse Lovett.

326

Testimony of Marie Ray-

329

Testimony of John Louis Engdahl.

330, 357

Article headed "Down with the War,” etc., from American

Socialist of Aug. 8, 1914.

33:32

Bill of exceptions Continued.

Evidence on behalf of the defendants-Continued.

Testimony of John Louis Engdahl-Continued.

Page.

Article headed “Workers of Germany, France and England

Must Halt War" from American Socialist of Aug. 8,

1914

333

Official Anti-War Proclamation of German Socialists_-

334

Proclamation of Austrian Socialists.---

334

Proclamation of British Socialists entitled "British Ask All

to Stand Together for Peace

335

War article of the French Socialists_

336

Article by J. Ramsey MacDonald headed “Rivals in Com-

merce. So Bloody War Came”.

336

Text of Karl Liebknecht's Written Protest Against War,

from American Socialist of Dec. 9, 1914.

337

Article headed “Liebknecht Called to the Colors” from

American Socialist of May 29, 1915.

338

Letter, July 5, 1917, from Engdahl

358

Letter, from Engdahl..

358

Letter, July 9, Dillon to Engdahl.

359

Letter, July 9, 1917, Borah to Editor.

359

Letter, July 8, 1917, Hillard to Engdahl..

360

Letter, July 10, 1917, Dill to Engdahl.

360

Letter, Aug. 20, 1917, Gronna to Engdahl.

361

Letter, July 14, 1917, to Engdahl.--.

361

Webster's speech from American Socialist of June 30th---- 364

Article headed “ Hoover's Efforts to Bring Belgians' Diet

Here Exposed" from American Socialist of June 30, 1917- 366

Letter, June 16, 1917, Hoover to Engdahl.

366

Letter, June 20, 1917, Engdahl to Hoover.

367

Editorial from New York Examiner of July 20, 1917, enti-

tled “I'pon the Freedom of Speech and Press Depend Lib-

erties of the American People

370

Testimony of Edmund T. Malms_

344, 349

Testimony of Louis A. Arnold..

347

Testimony of Leo Wolsohn.--

349

Testimony of George Hampel.

351, 356

Testimony of Frank P. Walsh

351

Testimony of John M. Work_.

389

Testimony of Emanuel Deutsch_

397

Testimony of Nettie C. Appel.

402

Testimony of Clarence Darrow-

404

Testimony of William Bross Lloyd.

407

Testimony of David Mendelsohn.

408

Testimony of Abraham Korn.--

410

Testimony of Richard O. Handwerk.

410

Testimony of F. W. Rehfeld.

416, 438

Testimony of Ruth Elson_

417

Testimony of Joseph Hyman Shapiro.-

418

Testimony of Isadore Rothenberg--

419

Testimony of William F. Kruse..

421, 430, 438, 654

Letter, Apr. 18, 1918, Kruse to Solomon..

451

Testimony of John J. Janssen

452

Testimony of Louis Sherman.

455

Testimony of Sarah Smith -

456

Testimony of Mrs. Mildred Haessler.

458

Testimony of Carl Haessler.

459

Testimony of Irwin St. John Tucker---

465

Address of Welcome to Second American Conference of

Democracy and Terms of Peace, by Irwin St. John Tucker- 478

Testimony of Augustin H. W. Anderson..

492

Testimony of Elizabeth H. Thomas.

507

Testimony of Harriet Gussie...

604

Testimony of Adolph Germer (recalled)--

638

Article from Milwaukee Leader of Dec. 28, 1917, entitled

“ Was Founder of The I. W. W.".

639

HEARINGS

BEFORE THE

SPECIAL COMMITTEE

APPOINTED UNDER THE AUTHORITY OF HOUSE RESOLUTION
NO. 6 CONCERNING THE RIGHT OF VICTOR L. BERGER
TO BE SWORN IN AS A MEMBER OF THE

SIXTY-SIXTH CONGRESS

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