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The Cronin Case

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AFTER A JURT. Chicago, Aug. :0. - Judge MnConnell yesterday granted Woodruff, one of the Cronin murder suspects, a separate trial, but ruled that the other five prisonerB, Coughlin, Beggs, Burke, O'Sullivan and Kunze, must be tried together. The attorneys for Coughlin, Beggs, Burke and O'Sullivan demauded an imtnediate trial. Judge Longenecker asked a continuance. After a wrang-Ie the motion was laid over until Friday morning. Chicago, Aug. 31.- The Cronin trial commenced yesterday bef ore Judge McCounell, and the prosecution appeared for the first time in lts full strength, Messrs. Hynes, Mills, Inghara and AesiBtant State's Attorney Neeley entering the room with Judge Longenecker and taking theif Beats with h1m on the State's side or the lawyers' table. Opposite them were Messrs. Forre6t, Donahoe, Foster, Ames, Senator Kennedy and Juösre Wing, while behind them were the clients, the five prisoners on trial, Coughlin, Begga and Kunze in the front row ot three cnairs ana Burke and O'Sullivan bringing up the rear. Eijiht jurors were examined by the State, four oi' whom were accepted and four rejected. The conrt adjourned at 4:30 p. m. Chicago, Sept. 2. -The second day of the examination of jurors in the Cronin trial closed with twenty-flve excused tor cause, four challenffed peremptorily by the defense and one by the prosecution. Of the four jurors accepted by the State Friday night but two remained in the jury box at the close of the court Saturday. Koth, one of the four, was challenged by the State in the morning and Shaw, another one of the four, was challenged by the defense in the afternoon. The remaining two, MessrsLathrop and Lilli bridge, were exainiaed by both sides, but not passed upon by the defense. Chicago, Sept 3. - Very little progresa was made Monday in selecting a jury to try the Cronin suspeots. Attrney Forrest submitted a list of questions which the defense wished to put to the jurora They interrogated the juror as to his belief or opinión as to each of the chief facts in the tragedy as publiehed in the papers. In order to give the counsel for the State time to examine the questions eubmitted an adjournment was taken until 10 o'clock to-day. '


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