Edward Haggerty Murder 21dec 1920
Palesky 's Attorneys Ask For Manslaughter Charge - Man Accused of Slaying Edward Haggerty Served Through - ; ' out the. War as Machine Gunner. ' .' RfmiMtt - thftt Anthony Palesky, 2S, of 1811 Price street, ex - service man, charged by the police with the murder murder of Edward Haggerty, S4. of 118 Grant avenue, be formally held on a charge of manslaughter, was made by Attorney George Ellis, counsel for the prisoner, at the police court hearing yesterday afternoon. . Magistrate Ellsworth Kelly reserved his decision until 2 o'clock this afternoon, afternoon, and will In the meantime confer with District Attorney Hnrold A. Scragg. The latter will, in all probability, probability, be represented at the hearing today. Wounded while serving Overseas with Company B, 108th Machine Gun battalion, Palcsky is now under vocational vocational training at the expense of the government, and his imprisonment at this time would result in the loss of hie compensation. Attorney Ellis told Magistrate Kelly. Attorney Laurence H. Watres. now lieutenant colonel of th Thirteenth regiment, and former major of the machine gun outfit, is associated associated with Ellis Id defending the man. - Leon McAndrcw. of 1728 Washburn street, and Thomas Cuaick. of 1878 Price street, who were with Haggerty last Monday nlgr'it when Palesky Is alleged 10 Har hit him with a stone follt.wVj roarrel in the hotel of Charlt K.valaeskie. , at Jackson stdeet ' y Fllmore ' avenue, were among ttiTe who testified yesterday. Cusick being the principal witness. The latter asserted thai after the dispute in the barroom, Haggerty. McAndrew and himself came out, while McAndrew McAndrew stepped back a Short distance to talk to a friend, Palesky sneaked up from the rear and hit Haggerty on the head. .