Independent from Long Beach, California on February 26, 1964 · Page 17
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Independent from Long Beach, California · Page 17

Long Beach, California
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Wednesday, February 26, 1964
Page 17
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*Quiet Down,' Hoffa Tells His Prosecutor in Jury-Fix Case CHATTANOOGA, Tenn.(during cross-examinitioa »f- (UPI-Fiery Teamsters' lead-!ter Hoift challenged the testier James R- Hoffa *pent three mocy of the government's long one. He spent one hour tad a half under direct ex. ,, aminatioa and an equal time hours on the stand Tuesday'star witness, fi-»v«i^n» Team- under cross-examination. defending h i m s e l f against sters* official Edward Partin.1 when the cross - examina- jury-tamperiBgcharges and at who said he had heard Hoffa tion ended, Hof fa told Hooker. one point angrily told the discuss the alleged jury-rig-l ., .noi--;,. if I was too reosecutor to "quiet down." ring. I .TM ^ ,.". J . _ i PTM ,* x . * *· . . . . agressrve ... (it is) a natural ..*! can t hear j-ou when you « · · · I * * . \ / boiler," diminutire labor boss told special government prosecutor John J. Hooker Sr. charges by *Tm not used to being hoi- kred at Now quiet ·f his is ridiculous." down. absolute lie." "My life depends on this verdict," Hoffa told the court heated exchange came ASTHMA BRONCHITIS Rcsttrcfc ·! (pen Hmptaf hn opened t*i« ' doer Id lietffll *» thouunds «r rJ- te« fc*l to Mim tn«-« vu ra Mio lor f«« g,-orchtt«. *JUMTW. inn H»r r«r«r. » iron ir» htemttg M tr* fcwtwtnt tfctt M* rete»s*4 M cunTkm tlw toraunt d CK« t Spun Chiropractic Hospital OeptB-4 D£xter3-15ai Denm ZH Colorado .,,,__. . . . . . . habit, necessary in my busi- HOFFA labeled the various _.,,. .ness. tous," "not Partia "ridicu true." and "an 1 Hooker srailed. "You don't need any apology. You talk about as loud as I do." he said. There waj a burst of at one point. | U (WfY'and fire ^defendant, *PP^f;'are on trial for allegedly try- to rig a federa' His long-awaited ance on the witness stand" turned out to be a relative^ case in Nashville. The conspiracy trial, which ended in a mistrial when the fury was unable to agree on a verdict. stemmed from charges that Hoffa had shared in a Si- million kickback from a trucking firm -with which his union held contracts. Hooker questioned Hoffa closely concerning his activi- | ties during the Nashville trial. *I was very busy taking I care of Hoffa, as I'm doing I here.- Hoffa shot back. When asked whether he SPINET PIANO RENTALS Slayer Gets Death Stay WASHINGTON (UPI) -- upreme Court Justice William Douglas T a e s d a y ranted a itay of execution to aal Kern Imbler until the high court acts oa his appeal. Imbler, 45, was scheduled o die in San Quentia's gas bomber Mirth 10 for the murder of grocer Morris Hasson in Los Angeles during a 961 robbery. He is appealing a decision by the California Supreme rt denying him a writ of habeas corpus. He claims he was convicted on perjured testimony. TEAMSTERS* PRESIDENT James Hoffa holds sidewalk news conference after testifying in own defense at jury-tampering trial in Chattanooga. INDEPENDENT-P*g» A-17 MAKE MONEY any time through Classified ids! Sell no-longer-used items for cash. "Kentucky's Finest Valentine" tc rioor RjrroocT STUKWT KWSBCM wtnsxn Disnuxo MO KJTTUO IT TO1AMIS t tWt OlSIIUUIS CO, CUSUGXT. tUM, «JltUCII tie MUSI-CAL III FINE ATE. HI IBM CM* ttite I had ever discussed the jury, Hoffa replied; THE TRIAL here is Hoffa's fifth on federal charges. Two have ended in mistrial, the other two have brought ver- -Any discussion I had was diets of acquittal j a proper and legal discussion! Partin's testimony has been attempt. Other witnesses tes-1 tified concerning juiy-rigging attempts on the part of the I codefendants, who allegedly I wire acting in Hof fa's behalf. I The Teamsters' leader had I a fresh haircut and was wear-1 I about my jurors. 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