Mr. Generelly

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Mr. Generelly - LAWYERS GROW HOT, JURY KEEPS COOL, And E urges...
LAWYERS GROW HOT, JURY KEEPS COOL, And E urges s Greer, of the Boy Burglar Gang, Is Found Guilty in Just Three Hin-utes Hin-utes Hin-utes Time. The Federal Grand Jury Eeturns Some Indictments, Holding Alexis for Robbing the Mails, and Geerge Green for Pension Frauds. Yesterday Bmrgess Greer, whp was charged Jointly with Tony Iiamond and John Grosdh 'wish breaking and entering in the night trine and grand larceny, came up for trial. Counsel for the de tense asked for a severance ln the case. which was granted, and Greer went to trial on the charge of breaking and entering entering the store of Eugene King, No. 234 South Miro street. In the night time aud stealing a kn of artkes, valued at $15, on the 28th of September last. The stolen property was recovered ln the bouse of Mrs. Tony Diamond, and Grosch and Diamond were convicted ln another case, but (ha-ve (ha-ve (ha-ve not yet been tried ou tbe above case. The evidence against Greer was circumstantial, but It was shown that Greer was an associate of Diamond and Grosch. and that he bad obtained a pair of shoes, Grosch a pair of shoes and Diamond an overcoat, they leaving two stolen, 'bicycles as security for the payment of these articles. Durinir the progress of the argument, Mr. Koaa- Koaa- el, counsel ror Ureer, made a statement to the Jury, alleging It io be a law, which caused Mr. Joseph E. Generelly, as sistant aistrict attorney, to interrupt nira The district attorney said In effect that coun-sol coun-sol coun-sol for the defense knew that there was no such law, and concluded his remarks remarks tty saying to counsel: "You kuow as -much -much about law as a hog does about tsunaay. Koussei said that it was a lie, or that the di&trict attorney was a liar, whereupon Mr. Generelly sprang to dm reet ana rushea at nas opponent. Deputy Deputy Sheriff Ben OoniTtney Interposed and caught Mr. Generelly, wfoo was white with rage at the Insult. Koussel backed towards the. Judge s platform, exclaim ing: "Don't you dare! Don't you dare!" Judge Moise called the attorneys to order. and after a time quiet, was restored, and .Mr. Generelly then made his argument, and the Jury retired. They came back into court 8n about three minutes, when they rem rued with a verdict of guilty of petty larceny.

Clipped from The Times-Picayune17 Mar 1900, SatPage 11

The Times-Picayune (New Orleans, Louisiana)17 Mar 1900, SatPage 11
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