lottie hammaker trial 1909 pg 2
HAMMAKER TRIAL Continued from First Page juror.' The sixth man, E. Hatch Bar - rlngton, Seventh ward, Harrisburg. was chosen as the third juror. Not until the - tenth man, Charles Arnold, painter. Ninth ward, Harrisburg, was called was the fourth juror selected. Daniel D. Matter, farmer, Washington county, the sixteenth man, was selected as the fifth juror. The twenty - third man, Adam H. Smith, motorman. Ninth ward, was selected as the sixth juror. The twenty - third man, Jacob M. Wagner, bricklayer. Fifth ward, Steelton, was selected as the seventh juror. The twenty - seventh man was chosen as the eighth juror. He is Christian w. Meckley, farmer, of Derry township. The thirty - second man, John R. Hoover, manufacturer, of Berrysburg, became the ninth juror. Harvey E. Miller, merchant, (Jratz, the forty - second man called, was sworn in as the tenth juror. Henry Kindler, miner, Lykens, the forty - ninth man called, was selected as the eleventh juror. The twelfth and last juror was James H. Norniger, .carpenter, of Penbrook, who was the fifty - eighth man called. The Commonwealth used fifteen and the defense fourteen of their twenty challenges. The final juror was chosen at 11.50 o'clock. District Attorney John F. Weiss began the address to the jury shortly after 12 o'clock. He first explained to the jury and defined the crime of murder. In the history of the alleged crime the District Attorney said that Lottie Ilammaker had murdered her male child on the evening of Saturday, September 5, near the home of Mr. and Mrs. (Jeorge Cedar, at Rockville. The details of the entire case are revolting. The District Attorney did not conclude the opening address this morning, but discontinued at 12.37 o'clock, when court adjourned until 2 o'clock. Yoouin Convicted.