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The Unofficial Newspaper of Nassau County fhe ^a.00au IBosf The Weather INCREASING CLOUDINESS RAIN SUNDAY VOL. 1 NO. 43 FREEPORT, NEW YORK. SATURDAY, JULY 4, 1914 PRICE THREE CENTS RETRIAL MOTION IN HARVEY CASE DENIED I Supreme Cf)urt Justice Van Sicjin Grants Freeport Vil¬ lage Counsel 30 Day Stay BELIEF IS THAT NO APPEAL IS IJKELY $52.')0 Verdict For Death of Em pioyce Not Considered F.xccs sive by Court I .Siiprt'fiK? Coiirl. .Indue VitriSicliii Ira-i ^ d<-nied the inolioii of Sidney II. Swc^- ' 7.y, counsel for llio villaice of Freoport \ for u new (rial Iti tlie ea.se of Harvey i against the \ iliat;" ol l-"t<'(-p(yrt. .-^wei-. /ey'.s motion \v;is mafic <»ii llie ;-r(iim'l iliiii llic vi-nilir. ol ine jury \sa,- ( o.r iraiy to the wei^inr of oviikncc, ihal (he (lefendaiil ««.¦< millly ol conliihii- lory negligence, aud that the action wa.s iiijjjropei ly l)r¦ou^;lll iiuder ihi- ciij liloyers liabiliiy aii. 't'Lf. .luHlice in (Icnyinu the imiioii .dialed Ihat it iticn- wa.-' an> Ic^ui uroiind lor lhc ai linn ai all. i lie vcr- (lii I ol ihi; jury .should he .su.-^iainefl ami thai the court could not .^ee lluii Ihi M-rdici for .'ii,"r,L'&0 for the deaih oi JIaivey was i-xi i'.'-:.sive. He b'ranit.vJ the village thiny days stay ol execj- lion aud sixty days lo incfiare the ca-v oil an appeal. It is generally belli \cd Iutc thai I'.o apptial will he taken. Ai a iicv nil il ia jiossible thai thc plaimill mi:.;!,, icci)\ei a larser verdici, due lo He- '• iilaintlll now know.s lh c>:acl Icsli'iiotiy ol the delendi-lil'.- wilnc.-\si'H and al.'-o Illl- theory on whicii the derclidiiMl cljiinr.s Ihal tli.'- ai-cidenl liapirencd I'A .ludi^c I'ihin N. Kd\vanl.< sliii'.-; Ihal as !ai as .Mrs. Ilarvy is con- (••riied, il iiiailc no dillei-encc v. liclncr Ihey apjii'al or noi, because at a iii' v I rial, he hclie\es he c!!U liicr.'aKe lie \cr(|i,i, ill jcui-i I courie ol iho'isaml dollai.--. INCREASED MAILS AT MERRICK P. 0. PoMinaslcr Zeiner Conunendcd— Assures Kural free Delivery ro.sim;islei H;my K. /ciner ot .Met I i( k has seriiri'd a new order I'loni the l'o.'<l (Hilce Department at Wasiiin?.,- toTi t^ivlnu the people ol .Menick in¬ creased uiall service. Heretofore tlii're weie three incom¬ ing iind thref outnoiii!,' mails, iicijiu- ning .Monday. .luly tUli, there will tie torn malls in eaTh diieciion. The in- comint; mails iiirive 7 and x.l.", a. ni. and tl p III : the niiif-'oin,;^ mails ai • l.wn a. nr. ami JL'-'d. r,.;',0 and S,lii p. m. This s(-i\ice will he pat lieiilarly en- loycd hy the conimtiiers. (Jne of,tl^' pioiiiinent (iliy.ens expressed the ajV- pieciation ol Ihe peoiile of Merrick in this way, "No other ac<ompllslimeiil could al'lord jneater coinl'ort and Iiaii- phiess lo suhnibanlles .lUid no voicr i,i silenl ill Ihe iii<lefati.i;able ell'ort.'^ (it Mr. /.cinnei. ' Mr /I'iniicr a^si.tcd a lepicsciila- lue of Ihe .Nassau I'osi in a iccem lnter\iew- Ihat lii^ eflorts to set iin' .1 lUlial Free neliverv ftir Menick woul I soon he n'warded Miss Firilay.son to Te.ich at Woodmere llHviuK coiupletod a couise in art and inuHic- al olumbia I'niversity. Mi.^s .leiin finlayson. daughter of Mr. and .Mrs. John A. Finlayson. of .Merrick r«)ad, ItoeUvillo entre, will iinderlake Ihe work of supervising drawin;; and lefichintc music in Ihe Woodmere school. Miss Finlayson is one of the tnlfuted niusicinns of thf villaije in which she makes her honie| ^Since her Ktaduatlon from C«)liinjbla she has received titters from several schools to become connected with their facul¬ ties,Anlon^ the ofei-s was from Qtienes ("olleue. at Charlotte, N. t'. Will Assist In the Harvest Harvey Kenshaw, of Clinton a\enue, Kockville Cenire, started yeslerday lur South Hfikola. where he will as¬ sist in the Kivnt Ittirvest. .Mr. Ren- shuw was formerly employed in th-' Chemical National Hank, lie makes the Uiy for his health. BOY SCOUTS CAMPAIGN FOR FUNDS Suhuantial Sum Raised For Pur I chase of Camp Equipment 1 ,i(- l!o> .Scout nio\enic.'il in Iiaid win has been a pro.iiressive and eie-r- H<»tic one. There are now thirty elKh-" .scouts and a Koodly number of candi¬ dates ure awaiting with impHtienc',- the arrival of their twelfth birthdav when they are elegible to membership. .'Sl a recent meetlpK of the .Seoul- hi-lil at thc home of Henry (Jpnermaii, pie>dent. the (-onimillee in charKe of Ihe various entertainments which hav been conducted durint; the Uist few months lu an effort to secure funds to defiay the cost of uniiorms and • •ipijpmeni, ii'poiicd-a total net prolii of if^lX-iiS .V special coniniittee wa i appointed to iirocnie as much lii.-^: class modern calnli eipiipn.ciil is lh sum realized and rrported wmihl per [lilt 'riie eipiipnicrit will be placed ;ii in --nnn- publii- phu-.' lor liie iiispec lion and exaniinaiioii of iln- liieiid and citizens of itiihlwin. The .Scouts have e.xpressed iheii ap- prei latlon for the loyal and iiini.-inill. successful work ol the i-oiniiiitlee in raining I'unils tor their use, ••^l of the liberal .siipLiort of the lesldeuts ot this locclily. \ vole ot Ihaiiks «;i- .'iM-ti llw- committee. YOUTH ARRESTED FOR THEFT IN FREEPORT MRS. CARMAN TELLS OF INCIDENTS IN FREEPORT HOME ON NIOHT MRS. BAILEY WAS MURDERED IN DOCTOR'S OFFICE: EXPLAINS WHY SHE DID NOT ENTER THE DEATH CHAMBER Physi N Foot Cut While aBthing Hermun J. .Martens, ot Front street, Uockville Centre, was severely cut ou the foot Saturday wblle bitltlng In tlie Mill River. ^ :l.l!JCi!JHi Arthur Hounds Caught in Bushes I Near Muller Home Justice .Sus¬ pends Sentence Wearinu a new suit ami pair of shoes and carryin.^' a gold watch, all ailicles v.liich Imd h(;cii taken Iroii Die hoiiic ot .hrs.-ph ihiellcr. ol lOS .\rcher slieel, Freeiitut, less than i week ago, Arthur Hounds, seveiiic.-' 1 years old. was aiK-sled near tic Mueller home last eveninit; by oillcers <)f Ihe Freepori I'olice Departnicn:. ! The youth had made an elTori to --.ain ent. lUice ;il I he I I'lhir dooi. ! ll Wil.-; I'.iijiarcnl Iroii! Ihi' ronditioii c-¦ .(oiiiids Ihal he \^ a.-, suit- riiii.' ii-iici the w.-iiit ol food. AllholiL;li hi' had , nioliej at Ihe Uiuc In- letl l-'rccport , I m\ .-ilerioiisly e.irlii-r- in liie week, ii-^ iwaf. pcnnili'ss when sen n-hed :m I'h- , lire l|ead(|llarlers. The .Muellers re|i(irfed to the polic on last .Monday liiai ailicles iiiiiinlin.; ' (-loi hinj-', a watch and chain. ;i n:-.\ \ pair of shoes, neckties and shiiis hiid bee:i la ken Ironi their lioii.e. i;oun<ls. who had h.-en about there for several ' weeks past was suspicioneii. Inn In I escaped, rieveniy persons saw him hi I the villa.ue ami il was leported that [he had taken a ti<(lle\ car hound to- I Wiinl IlinokK n. I I The police learned ll*al he li.-iil .1 j brother lyiiiK ill in the .\assau llosiil- lal al .Mineola. .-md 11 watch was kept 'at Ihal insiiliilion lor him. Inn he did ! not come there. It ws ahoiii ei^h! i o'clock lasi iii.uhl Ilial the police were informed ihal Kounds had been seen about the .Mueller home. r'aiiolnian l-;iiiiei !¦:. Kaynor. who was on the desk at licii(lipiarter,\ threw the red IIliIiI simtals and dis pal'-lieil sexual iic'ii to search for tin boy. Ile was iinally loiaied 111 ,-i I lump ol hushes iie,-i|- the home 01 CailiiiHii 11 l-'rederii k al ihe 1 orui-r ol .M.lin Slleel When he was arrnimied .belore I'o lice .lii^^liie ("linloii M Fliill he plead ed t^iiill.'i. The courl siisiK-nded seti teni-e and he was liiveii iwo hours 1 ¦ leave town. lie went east on Ha noon train. BRIDGHAMPTON FIREMEN'S FAII? Fair and Athletic Meet, Four Days ct Wholesome Sport at Bridgehampton The iiro.iiiani tor ihe lour days fair and athletic uieol arranged by Hi" l!ridj;ehainploii Firemen to be held in that villa.:;e on .luly I'D, 3U, UI, .'>nd Au¬ gust 1st, has been coinpleted. Dn Saturday, August 1st, a bly couiuy alli¬ letic iiieet will be held, all e\eir.s open. Ou that dale there will al jo be lwi> automobile laccs aiul moior- cycle races besides other ' aliileiic event«. A band of twelve pieces will be on tlie Brouuds daily, dancinn will be en¬ joyed every ni^ht, and the four days of fun will end wiih a biu open lir lirenieii's ball on Saturday niKht. \\\V Information and entry blanks can be secuieil from ll. .M. Hallock, ISridu'o- hanipton. Mr. and Mrs. James Visit tho Hawkins Mr. and Mrs .le.sse .James, of Ja- jnaiea. are the suests of >[r. and Ki;- geno Hawkins, of Windsor avenue. Rockville Centre. and a Hall, Is Idcntificil by Baldwin Laborer Who Was in Ante Rotnn at Time of Tragedy—Ad mils CufHng Nurse and Installing Dictagraph to Hear Conversations in Physician's Office and Tak- ii^g it Out Alter Fatal Shot Was Fired 'i'hoilvh Illl I", e-^ 111 an audience made up lamely of I'ewspaperinen ami .lowiisfolU ol 1 iie(ioii Viere tiatned at her upon whom her own c^ounsel .id. niil-i su,.| Ii ion has lesied. there was ne\ii .1 moment tfiirint; more than .in ¦houi and a hall wliile she on tlx' witni's^ stand in the imiuest ol .Justice ol llie I'eace i urodon Norton, actinn as coininr. thai Mrs. Florence Carniun's (aiieiiiliv named answers to the poUjnani quizzes of l>isiiict Atiorney Ix'w is : Smilh ( ould have been impeached eillier by the court or those who craned llieii necks lo lii-ai her every word. .Mi.^. Carman played the character roh' 111 .1 drama which was slaved in a diiir\ little couilroom on the lnwei- tlom »>l Preeport'.- first aparimeni hoii.^e on Cio-ic a\vi-\. .;ti,-i .i hloek lo die souih el the railroad sUition. .Mrs. Carman spoke wiih a ¦ haiacii-rislic directness iaid piecision. Sie v. ei.ylied her words and phrases. I lei voice was niodul.il°d and low. scarc-t-l\ audible aho\e the hi.m ol the crowded couilroom and I'le restless movemenl- ,ol Ihe thron.s.' thai lilh-d (he sirei'is lor a hloi k 10 the north anil south o; llie luliiiliiv, ill which the lii'ariim' was conducied If sin- was auiiaied or 1 I rvous, ii was imi a|i|iarenl hy ilier demeanor. ,She sat calmly in tin'' wn- i,e,-s I hair leaniii", lor-,',ard sli,:;lilly with her arms restin.n' upon llu- hro;iil .(oiinsel lah'e hehiiid w hiili .luslii-e .N'orloii ami hi.s stelto.ut-aphei-. Don.Md Fraser. were silliir-'. l-'i\e oih'i- wiMies-es prei-edcd .Mis, I'aiiaan. each of ihem i;i\liii; liev. -laci:- wl.ii ll oni;. lemhd in ilee|ien the my.-,ier.\- suri'oundin.u the nnii-der. Wh-ii ;|i aptieared there was a Ini^li in tin- iil li-liled little roniii (ii is not mor- Ihan twenty Uei hy iis shoriesl dimension nor thirty hy its lon,u'est) and tlu K-porii'i.- drew their chairs closer to ihe ci tide oak siaiiied rail before which n. Uislricl .\!iornc.\ We-.-ks. .-Jheiill .Sleph-11 and lh. Carman ariaii'-ed iheinseKes in a lell Q—What noise? A—Well I didn t know which it was. the shot or the cian's Wife Central Figure at Inrtuest of Acting!^'"^ i Q—Describe what you heard? A— Coroner Norton-Engaged in Sec-Saw Battle ^\'.^ ::tZ.T::;.e!'.''^ ^^t:. i»r. -lAf. I r-v • A O • 1 r IJ i''*** ^ crash. I jumped up and hsten- Wits With iJistrict Attorney c)inith lor an Mour ed. i raised my head on the piiiow I got off the bed and went out into the hall. My mother and sister had gone down stairs. (,,' Witness Calmer in Crisis Mrs. Carman liecame as eniolioule: s as a Sphinx Tliiiuii^hout the remaii! del- of the lime she was on the stand sho auswfied the District Attorney ;, (jueKtioiis as calmly and collectedl;- as thoiiyh she were an attorney he,- self In fact she turned him from his carefully pinnned course into cha-v nelfc that brought her evidence to no conclusion. It was clearly a battle of wits between a mentally strong woo^- an and a keen m.in. with the advan. tage, if there was one, in favor of *he woman. In rapid succcs.sion .Mrs, Carman 11:1 ' each qui/, with a biicf answer. "1 looki'd over the bannisters and saw two wonu'ii ^o out of the door :,J the fiont porch. As I was not propj r- ly clothed. Iwenl to j.!et some kind of a Kown to put on I not my uown and slippers ini and went dowd slairs. I '.vent throtii^h Into the wailing room," she snapped, (j- Who did Iou see',' A I don't re- member seeing anyone in the waiiint; room. Q--.N'() one in the waitint; room? .\ — I don't rememher .i iieison in the waM illl? room. Q Was the office door open or (losed'.' A—Oiieii. the ui eater pan 01 the way open. li- Hid you see anyone in the oiTii e'.' ,\ I didn't look in. Q Why didn't you look in? ,-\ — Well, the doctor has lold lui' net to. Q — How IS that? A—Well, one time we had a little fuss. He said I m^ls^ never come in there aS'fi" when he had a patient there. Q—That was on the occasion when you bad the fuss over the live pa¬ tient? A—Yes. Q —He never told you not to coii'.e in there when there was a dead pa tient? A—I didn t know wh.it kind 0' a patient was in. Q—But you though that something serious was occurring? A— Ithought something had happened. I didn t know how serious. Q - Had you an idea? A 1 liadn'; any idea lioii serious, Q What was your opinion or your idea as lo what had happeni (I whc;; you went down stairs? .\ 1 dou'i think I had any opinion 1 knew some, ihitiu had hiiiipcned. It was at this point in the iiiipr.s- si\e proceedings that .Mrs, Carman re¬ sorted lo evasive, indirei-i answer. .'¦She qualilied her replies hy e\|ilanal ions in aliuosi every inslani'e (J Hid you think ,¦ icn'iliini-' had haiiiiened' to a patielii ' .\ I didn't know what had ha|ipei,eil (I Had you no curio.-11 y to iind inn ' A Well, i had 01 ficj'ie down stairs, il Vou went ilouii pnrpose <d' lindiim oui pencil,'.' A -Ves, tJ When you veni down ihen- .in didii'i make any iinpiiry bin v.eii rlLln hack',' .-Vt I didn't see an>oni- 1 Sensational Hearing in Dingy Courtroom and Pol- lice Headquarters Conducted Before Atidicnce of Newspapermen and Villagers - Street Outside Thronged by Morbidly Curious' Persons—Five Witnesses Called Beside Wife of Doctor-Stories Disclose New Facts in Ca.sc- Many Contradictions in Tfjstimony Mtrmbers of Carman Hou.sehold, Patients anti Oflicials in Court ¦!)i^ll¦lll .\.: Jl'. lellii. I; .-;miili. A^ li l-01llise| ¦ll.l 1-1! .\I v. lo< was clothed in a nH\\ hlir her shapel.v shoiildci s, .She chapcau of l-lack straw defily lurneil u[i al ili leatn'i' lisiii.- ahrupi'V froi,. Cm- croviii. 'i'l.i 1 cation ol si'ilconsciousncss in her mo\cmc-nts. i man I npoi l-lack ' eowil. the bluil..e (ll wbicil wore a silk waist, and a cliir e side ana bai k with a. ri.iiui ¦e Wi,s .ml Il.e /Kuhle.-^l \ni.i\ thoir^h liefore she was (ailed l-elore 111 ¦|'l . •, ,U|ion 10 ;esii;> she was l)ron.:;hl into ihe court room and idenlilied by Ceori-t- (lohh r. one cl llie w'itnesses, as Ihe wdiiiaii he had ,-i'i n pass Mic poiiiers Ito -i lhc Iront ol the C,-iniian house lo the rear and reiiirn. h-ss than rise iniriiile,^ sh'-jotin.i; of .Mrs. Baihy. ^\(-re (-ontradiclions ol all ihat has been told in tin- si-nsai.ional iisliliiony that was heaid be^jre the aciiim (oroncr yeslt-rday al- if Carman, whose first slatemenis of the shooting' were the fac's ui'Oi' \. hiill ;lie oriuin.il newsiiairer stories were based, retold and elaborated uiion liieei. He stated in all candor thai he had had trouble witli his wif:^ ,it»oui women iiatients atul volunleeied lo expiain one seTiiice in which Mrs Ca.'iiiaii liad liei-n Ihe cenlral li;L;iire with a nurse from .Sc.ilnrd. The mistress Ci Ihc Carman household'had cuffed the doctor's caller with the back ot hei hand, he said, and w.-nl on lo lell ol ilu- imideiils that h-d 111, i,, ilie foiced mei-iin^^ol Ihe 1 w o w omen. There WIIS a divi-rsiiy ol >ialeiiieiil also in the lestimony of .-Vn-liiv I'os'., Ihe son ol a Freepori f;i-o( ei who' waited in Hi outer offii-e of ihc clo( • tor when the ninrdei- was beinu (-0111- mitted. and tluit of Holder, the Bald win laborer, who alone swore he sav .Mrs. Carman pass to Itie rear of ti!-' house and return .just before 'he j norih window was shattered by a hhu' from the outside and a pistol heU ' in 'he hand of a inuirieicr was le\eled 1 ;il the Heiiipstend woman. ^¦|'l of all these ihere was no wn- | ness who so completely swiiyed In. ! niosemenls ni tlu' lon.u hearing as | .Mrs. aCrinan. When she appeared :'i I be sworo, her eyes wcre'a snaikle and her fa(.' lighted by a half ffliiile. Ileii May hair was ai rani.'-ed in a e|o.,,e j marcelle wave below her bonnet. So. j wore v'lasses which, if anythin:;, lee,,- cd-to acceliluate the eNpression other! keen lace. .Mrs. Carman wa.s h.\ 1!.' j ouiwiird evideiK-es prepared to under ' :^o an ordeal of an hour and a half or j a (lay and a hall 01 ihe niinulest (pie- j iionlnt; bv anv prosecin inv, attornev in ' Ihe land. ' ! Mrs. Carman Reviews Shooting ; Her openini; iesiimony was a le., \ icy of the iiuidenis of an appareni- l.\ pleasant da.v in the (ily, .Mrs, Car man said she was accoinpanie (hm hi 1 '(in hy her mother and little daiuhter. Elizabeth. They went to Brooklyn on the nine o'dock Irain. visited a dress¬ maker In Slate sireet. shopiiod in !,.()(¦ ser's and Mrs. Conklin had her eyes lesied in Webster's .lewelry store on Fulton street. From there ihey wte.j; 10 the establishment ot Abraham .-.- .Straus and then took a subway 10 New Vork wiiere they dined at Dor- seher's on Twenty.lifth street. In the afternoiui they wer(> a.' Stern's, accordin,;; to Mrs. Carman, and after shopping: tlu-y reiurned home arrlviiiK at about (piarter of seven, Durliig this introdiicloiy the Dlstricl Attorney and the jiliysiclan's wife ne\- er clashed. Mrs. aCryian .inswcred his qiiustions pleasantly and without hesitation. She said they had walked from the station to her home at lis West Merrick road, where dinner '(va-4 awaltiiiK them. She went up stair.* to remove her hat. Acrordins to ber de-icription. Mrs. Carman wore the same suit on hei said, was at the tahle, ll was the (irsL lime she had seen liim rhai dav;. '' "While you were eatinj.;' dinner ilid you .no to the dooi?" asked iln- Dis¬ trict .Miorney. %» "Ves." replied .Mrs. Carman. 'It was lo adi::it someone, I don't reiueiubor wheiher they (-anie in 01 not. But I w(-iil to iIh- di.oi ll was the office door ' •Wller dinner wiiai did you do?" "I went up stairs," 'Did anyone so wilh you','" ".N'o, I went alone," "When did you go down stairs?" I "I didn't go down stairs until after ' the affair." "Did you disrobe?" 1 "Yes, im.neaiatoly after I went up ' stairs.' "Did you go to bed?" "Ves, I laid down and was there un ' til the time of the confusion." "What did you hear first?" "I heard that sound, that noise." "What sound ?' "I'm rot positive whether I heard asked him in a quiet way what h,3(J happened? A—No. I didn't think I h.-^d ought to go in. Q—You didn't have fear of being re proached if you asked the doctor what had happened; A—I didn't know how to ansv/e; that. I didn't stop '.o think whether I woufd or not. 1 thought I would wait and take his word for what occurred. Q—You heard his voice? A—Yes. Q—Did you hear anyone else talk¬ ing? A — No. I heard his voice and knew he was safe. Q—Had you any reason to suspe t that anything was gomg to happen o the doctor? A—No. Q—Why then did you think he was safe? A—Because 1 heard the noine and knw that soniKthmg had happened downstairs C 1! .\ou ( (.iildnl dsciihe tin- soiiu how dill you know ihai aii.Mliin.u ini- usii.'l had happened'.' .\ 1 km-w ili.n 'my molher and sister wouldn'r ha'e rim downstairs an I ilu-ie wuuldiri o - all this conlll-ion 1.1 III.. p,ii),-iils I U'l I iliL; out. il Ihll ynu had no idea as lo u h.-ii Ihe "sound w.is? ,\ 1 dqiCi i,iio\\. I Heard a very uniisu.-il sound, 1 didn'i hnow wheihi-i- ii was ^hlss breakinu or the shot tliat 1 heard. Q How lon:.; were yuu 111 Ihe wail- iiiK room? .\- i lion'i Iciiow, I w,i« 'iiK-il exi'i.i.-d. Q -Did ymi see .mhu- sist. 1 '.¦ .V \ , ! didn't see her. tJ Hi your 111(111.( I? .\ .\'o i\ Hid \.ru sec .Mi. Collier'.' A .\o. (J 'iou didii'l paiisi c)iil> jurii a i:-\: minutes? .\ -Ves. Q 'riieii .\oii Weill rit-ht back uji Slairs'.' A- Ves. Q. Did .\im :.'o back lo heij? \ dh. nil. t; What did you ,hv.' A- f !o lll.\ lillie ^ill. .-he w.-i.-- \erv IriiihIeiK-d. tJ Did .Mill L-o 10 her lojirii? ,\ hall, 1 look \\n\ a Ike.I mill !i Ih Ih I -hoiildni h stairs for th- whal had liaii She was i my room Q Whei you heard know Q Vou A No ') W.-le y„l I Inn ni!;lii. alh-i Ihc Iilil sniind'^r,- irl w ht I do'i n I her or hear In Illa/'/:| Q—Didn't you see the doctor in the office? A—No, I heard his voice, Q—You say the door was most of the wa open? A—Yes. Q—There was a light in the office? A- Yes. Q -Could you see the couth? A — No. • Q—Were you standing in front of the office door? A — No. (J—Where? A — By the mantelpiece I o_-Why didn't you go and look -0 thc office? A--Well, I knew that I something had happened, but when Ai I had this other tin; there, why the ! do'or forbade mc ever going into the loffife .tg.iin when i.e bad a patient in there, and making a scene. the glass or whether 1 heard the shot.*,- q_you didn't n>tend to tf)»ke an. do'^ctJSvwV^E"LVp'rVurp*^ER^-it---^/-"°^'^'''''''''''-'"'"'¦' 'bidden to go in, TABLE: WENT TO HER ROOM I q_.You hadn t been forbidden to go | Mrs, Carman .idm'itted with an nn-; in when you didn't make a scene ? A—I usual cHiidoi Ihal she had risen fioni | He forbid me when patients were [ Ihe supper lahh- to let in a patient or around. possibly mme than one at th<> ofih-e Q—Wasn't it the fact that his in-1 door and stated with just enough em- ; strutiions or directions were not to go j pbasis to make it effective and po.-i-' in when he had patients? A—I don't think he qualified it that way. i Q_Was that the whole substance 7f ^ the controversy? A—He lold me ' wasn't to go in whCvn he had patients, in there. j Q—That occasion arose out of the fact ' it live thai she had Kwne up stairs im mediately after dinner. She said sin- had prepared lor bed and had hud down to Fesl. partially disiobed. The DlsliKl Attorney was relent¬ less, fie tired ipiestion after rjueslion Ht her, eontinini; himself mostly to a'j that you rapped on the window and searchint; iiuiuisititm as to her where- ' came in there when a woman was ir. abtiuts befme the time of and a fit Ihe shootiii. .Mrs. Cannan heard th-' shot or at least heard sonietliing. Thi- she admilled after a i.ifher lone; e-.- planaiion. Q--Whai do you mean hy confu¬ sion? A \\ell my sister and mother as they rushed down stairs and th ¦ other people who brushedhhrouf;!! thi ball. That is the confusijn I heard. Q - Did )(nir mother op sisier sa.'. anything 10 yon? A - No. k Q -Did you hear them h^ HnyihiuL to anyone? A—N'o. „ Q—Was there nothing trip to Brooklyn that she (lad on yes- about hearing them go dowi ttairs? terday in court. She did not ehanse A—No, except that they ruthed cut it before diniui;. Dr. Carman, she aiiid I heard this noiae. there. A—Yes, I knocked on the jloor ¦ and he admitted me. Q—You knocked on the window first? A—Yes. Q—That was the same window that was smashed when Mrs. Bailey was killed? A—Yes. Q—You made a scene that nigt'. didn t you? A—A ocene, if it couid be called one. Q—And the doctor criticised yon for making a scene? A—Yes indeel. Q—So that on Tuesday night, when you came down stairs you didn't in- strange tend to make a scene ot anyone? A— ' No. Q—You didn't have any fear of the doctor's reproaching you if you had on Ihe i"i( inner? .\ ,No. Q—Did you tell your little girl to stop playing the pi.ino? A—Yes. Q—Wheie were you wben you told her that? A—In ir,y room upstairs? Q—Are ycu po-jitive of that? A — Yes. Q—At no time that evening were you on the piazza or porch? A — No. Q —Did you at any time after you had had your dinner, w.ilk through the dining room into the kitchen and turn the water on? A-^No. Q—Did you walk through there at all? A—No. Q—Not th.it night? A—I wasn't in 1 there after I went up the first time. Q—You didn't, go through there that night? A—Not after I went up from diniier. . QI—You didn't go down agiun until after the shooting took place? A No. ' Q—Now when did you have this dc- tpgiaph installed, Mrs, Carman? A Some time in the early part of Ma/. Q—When that was installed you an J , the doctor were f.way, weren't you' A—Yes. Q—How long were you gone? A We went one day and came back the next. j ii -Willi jini w.,111 II) jniri-hase i||.- dicto.^raph, wiial did .wm say to ih.'i man you were piirchasin.K it of? A - ' When I well! in I asked lum alxiiii liie . machine, I told him I came to in- 'piire I hadn't any ide.i of ils usi-s I had an idea they were phonographic records; that they kept a record of things. He explained it to me. Q—You called it a phonographic record? A — I hadn't any good idea of : it. But my idea of it was'not that you heard through it, but something thi.t , recorded. ; Q—And that by taking the records, ! you could reproduce it? A—I thought | it was something like th.nt, that you could reproduce. ' j Q—And you wanted it for that p.ir pose? To reproduce conversation',? I A—Yes, that is what I boiight it for. Q—And you told the man that? A — Yes. Q—Did you tell h;m what your bu-i- nesB wds? A—The first thing He ask-i ed me was v/hat my business was ind- i was surprised. I said that I was a 1 dressmaker. After he talked a leM , minutes about how successful it was aod asked me questions as to what I > wanted to do with it and how the about all these places where it was successful, I said to him, "Is this busi¬ ness strictly confidential?" He said, "Yes, this is strictly confidential. No matter what you tell me it is in the strictest confidence. I will never go further. We never allow anything to go out frem us. Q—Were you alone with him? A — Yes. Q—What was the name of this man? A—Gaston Boissonnault. il II" WHS eiiiployed by whal com- p.inv? A The J'i(io;;raph Cuiupau..-. il Uhep»« is Ihat located? A- 22n West Foriy..^,., (,iul streel. Q Did ,w.)ii .-.ee him yuaiii aft.'r Ihat'.' .\ i)ii|> once. il W hen wa.-, ihal? A ' I should sa.v ahoui two w^-eks a.uo il Did you write uny lelitjr to the .l>icio;.;|-apii Comiiany? A (Jn.'. il That was in reL;ard to .vour piii- I base? ..\ One leller Q—When he told you that .tnything you nnght say would be considered as confidence, what did you tell him w.is to be confidential? A—Then I toid hini I wasn't a dressmaker, that I was a doctor's wife. I told him my name and told him I wanted it for the office. Q—Wanted it for the doctor's office? A—Yes. Q—In what connection? A—That I might hear conversations. t)—That you might hear convers.i tions between the doctor and someone ill the doctoi's office? A—Yes. Q—Did you suspect the doctor o any improper relations? A—The only thing I told him was this affair witn the nurse. Q--Y0U told him about thia? A— He questioned me quite closely. Q—How lcng before you were at the dirtogr.i,,h office was it that this af¬ fair with the nurse took place? A—¦ That was the night before my father went to the hospital, I think he went on the 23rd of April. Q—And you went in the next day? A—Oh, no I didn t go in until I had occasion to go to the city. Q—How long after the affair with the nurse was it? A—It was some time in the early part of May. it wasn't within two weeks, I think, Q—This affair with the nurse. How did you know she was in the office? A—I knew she was waiting. The doc tor told me he expected her that night. , Q — Did you see her when she went m the office' A—I don't recall that I saw her. Q—How did you get outside at the window? A—I came down stairs ar went through the dining room went out the side door. Q—Around the rear ij^ihe house?' A—Yes. Q—And went around by the windjw A —Yes. Q—The (.urtain was up wasn't It? A~Yes. Q—You could see quite clearly? A. Yes. Q—How long did you stand there? A — I wasn't there when she first went in. I was there a few minutes beforo slie went out. Q—What did you see her do? A — They were talking close together. I saw the doctor do like this (indicating with handS) and shake his head. A few minutes later he put his hand \n his pocket, drew out this money, coun¬ ted it over and finally handed it to her, th«3 $15. I could see it plainly when he handed it to her. Then they talked there for a few moments. They both started to get up. She leaned forward this way (indicating with head and protruded lips; I knocked quick¬ ly on the window, and they both start, ed. I then went around to the office door, knocked and the doctor let 110 in. I walked up to them and said, "These are pretty actions for people of your age; married people and the woman with grown children. I did this to her (indicating). Q—You slapped her? A—I slapped her on the cheek right like that (indi¬ cating with the back of her right hand.) Q—That Is the only time you slap¬ ped her? A—Yes. Q—What did you say to her about the money? A—I told her that i want- ed the money back and asked the doc¬ tor wby he had given it f.o her. The doctor said it was only a loan to the nurse; that he had loaned her money i»efe.re. She said it was a loan and she would pay it back. The doctor had told me once before that she had bor¬ rowed $00 of him. He told me he had made a bad investment. iiyl inh rooms were located, and ho told me (Continued on page 2j
|Title||Nassau Post 19140704; Title|
The Unofficial Newspaper of Nassau County
fhe ^a.00au IBosf
VOL. 1 NO. 43
FREEPORT, NEW YORK. SATURDAY, JULY 4, 1914
PRICE THREE CENTS
RETRIAL MOTION IN HARVEY CASE DENIED
Supreme Cf)urt Justice Van Sicjin Grants Freeport Vil¬ lage Counsel 30 Day Stay
BELIEF IS THAT NO APPEAL IS IJKELY
$52.')0 Verdict For Death of Em pioyce Not Considered F.xccs
sive by Court
.Siiprt'fiK? Coiirl. .Indue VitriSicliii Ira-i ^ d<-nied the inolioii of Sidney II. Swc^- ' 7.y, counsel for llio villaice of Freoport \ for u new (rial Iti tlie ea.se of Harvey i against the \ iliat;" ol l-"t<'(-p(yrt. .-^wei-. /ey'.s motion \v;is mafic <»ii llie ;-r(iim'l iliiii llic vi-nilir. ol ine jury \sa,- ( o.r iraiy to the wei^inr of oviikncc, ihal (he (lefendaiil ««.¦< millly ol conliihii- lory negligence, aud that the action wa.s iiijjjropei ly l)r¦ou^;lll iiuder ihi- ciij liloyers liabiliiy aii.
't'Lf. .luHlice in (Icnyinu the imiioii .dialed Ihat it iticn- wa.-' an> Ic^ui uroiind lor lhc ai linn ai all. i lie vcr- (lii I ol ihi; jury .should he .su.-^iainefl ami thai the court could not .^ee lluii Ihi M-rdici for .'ii,"r,L'&0 for the deaih oi JIaivey was i-xi i'.'-:.sive. He b'ranit.vJ the village thiny days stay ol execj- lion aud sixty days lo incfiare the ca-v oil an appeal.
It is generally belli \cd Iutc thai I'.o apptial will he taken. Ai a iicv nil il ia jiossible thai thc plaimill mi:.;!,, icci)\ei a larser verdici, due lo He-
'• iilaintlll now know.s lh c>:acl Icsli'iiotiy ol the delendi-lil'.- wilnc.-\si'H and al.'-o Illl- theory on whicii the derclidiiMl cljiinr.s Ihal tli.'- ai-cidenl liapirencd
I'A .ludi^c I'ihin N. Kd\vanl.< sliii'.-; Ihal as !ai as .Mrs. Ilarvy is con- (••riied, il iiiailc no dillei-encc v. liclncr Ihey apjii'al or noi, because at a iii' v I rial, he hclie\es he c!!U liicr.'aKe lie \cr(|i,i, ill jcui-i I courie ol iho'isaml dollai.--.
INCREASED MAILS AT MERRICK P. 0.
PoMinaslcr Zeiner Conunendcd—
Assures Kural free Delivery
ro.sim;islei H;my K. /ciner ot .Met I i( k has seriiri'd a new order I'loni the l'o.'