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Full text of "Olin R. Moyle Trial"

LIBEL CASE 
(1940-1943) 



OlinR.Moyle 



v. 



Fred W. Franz, Nathan H. Knorr, Grant Suiter, 
Thomas J. Sullivan, William P. Heath, Jr., Hugo 
H. Reimer, William E. Van Amburgh, Arthur R. 
G oux, C harles A . W ise, C lay ton J . W oodworth, 
Matthew A. Howlett, Watch Tower Bible and 
Tract Society 



[and] liad also etched his face with grief 
and care". He stood up for the pope all 
right, ■"'unconditional surrender'' or not. 
You can judge whether he was standing 
up for America's commander-in-chief or 
was standing up for his own personal 
boss when he wrote this slobber : 

No ony understands more clearly than the 
pope the horror and the devastation of war, 
and of this war. No one suffers more poignant- 
ly, more deeply than he. He feels the sorrows 
of all. He sees the biobd and the tears of all. 
He sees tremendous masses of men increasing- 
ly efficient in mutual massacre, increasingly 
enmeshed by tentacles of brutality and hate. 
He realizes that hate begets hate, that brutal- 
ity spawns brutality and that revenge cries 
for revenge. The juggernaut of war crushes 



forward and backward over nations and 
peoples. Men aflame with savage goadings 
rush onward crashing other men aflame and 
thus the conflagration mounts, spreads, 
devastates and consumes. 

The pope thinks, works, prays and literally 
dies for peace. He wishes the conquerors to 
be not only just with the conquered but also 
merciful. He knows full well that revenge is 
a bitter, gnawing thing, "All nations, great 
and small," he says, ''have a right to live/ 1 
He exhorts nations and their rulers to make 
their actions agree with their principles. 

Well, how about Ethiopia? Did that 
have a right to live? And how about the 
smaller sects? Do they have a right to 
live? Pacini's answer to the last question 
would have to be, "No," 



Libel Case Terminated 



ALLEGING libel on the grounds of 
statements appearing in several 
issues of The Watchtower during 1939, 
suit was filed . by Olin R. Movie, of 
Wauwatosa. Wis., against the two corpo- 
rate societies, Watch Tower Bible and 
Tract Society, .of Pennsylvania, and 
Watchtower Bible and Tract Society, 
Inc., of New York; and, on the other 
cause of action, against J. F. Rutherford 
and eleven associates in the organiza- 
tion. Action for damages to the amount 
of $50,000 on each cause of action, or a 
combined total of $100,000, was com- 
menced October 11, 1940. Less than two 
years thereafter the defendant J. F. 
Rutherford died, but the suit continued 
to be pushed. 

This unique libel suit came up for 
trial before Judge Ughetta of the New 
York Supreme Court in Brooklyn's 
Supreme Court Building on May 10, 
1943. After an extended trial continuing 
until May 27, the jury rendered a 
verdict, voting ten to two, against the 
defendants of the ease and awarded the 
complainant Moyle $15,000 on each 
count, or a total of $30,000 damages. 
The presiding judge denied all motions 

DECEMBER 20, 1944 



by defense attorney for alternative rul- 
ing and decided in agreement with the 
jury's verdict. 

Appeal was at once taken from this 
decision to the court's Appellate Divi- 
sion, Second Department, After due re- 
argument by opposing attorneys before 
this court of five judges, followed by 
judicial deliberation, decision was ren- 
dered. It was three to two in affirmation 
of the judgment of the Supreme Court, 
but reducing the damages one-half, to 
$15,000. 

According to due process of law, again 
the defendants took appeal from the 
decision, now to the state's highest court, 
the Court of Appeals at Albany, New 
York's capital. After due reargument 
and deliberation, this court of seven 
judges let their decision be known on 
November 22, 1944, affirming decision of 
the lower court, affixing the costs, but 
offering no opinion on the case. 

Their decision being unanimous, and 
the defendants being unable to move for 
reargurnent of tho case, the $15,000 
damages was duly paid over, with 
interest accrued, to plaintiff Moyle, thus 
terminating the matter. 

21 



OLIN R. MOYLE Counselor 

117 Adams Street. Brooklyn . New York 

Telephone Triangle 5-1474 

July 21, 1939 

Judge J. F. Rutherford, Brooklyn, N. Y. 

Dear Brother Rutherford: 

This letter is to give you notice of our intention to leave Bethel on September 1st next. This 
reasons for leaving are stated herein and we ask that you give them careful and thoughtful 
consideration. 

Conditions at Bethel are a matter of concern to all of the Lord's people. Nowhere among 
imperfect men can there be perfect freedom from oppression, discrimination and unfair 
treatment, but at the Lord's headquarters on earth conditions should be such that injustice would 
be reduced to the minimum. That is not the case here at Bethel and a protest should be made 
against it. I am in a good position to make such protest because your treatment of me has been 
generally kind, considerate and fair. I can make this protest in the interests of the Bethel family 
and of the Kingdom work without any personal interest entering into the matter. 

Treatment of Bethel Family. 

Shortly after coming to Bethel we were shocked to witness the spectacle of our brethren 
receiving what is designated as a "trimming" from you. The first, if memory serves me correct, 
was a tongue lashing given to C. J. Woodworth. Woodworth in a personal letter to you stated 
something to the effect that it would be serving the devil to continue using our present day 
calendar. For that he was humiliated, called a jackass, and given a public lambasting. Others have 
been similarly treated. McCaughey, McCormick, Knorr, Prosser, Price, Van Sipma, Ness and 
others have been similarly scolded. They have been publicly called to account, condemned, and 
reprimanded without any previous notice. This summer some of the most unfair public 
reproaches have been given. J. Y. McCauley asked a question which carried with it a criticism of 
the present method of Watch Tower study. For that he was severely reprimanded. Your action 
constituted a violation of the principle for which we are fighting, towit, freedom of speech. It was 
the action of a boss and not that of a fellow servant. Securing an efficient mode of study with 
imperfect study leaders is no easy task, and no method yet produced has proved to be one 
hundred per cent perfect. You stated that no complaints had come to you concerning this method 
of study. If that be the case you have not had all the facts presented to you. There is complaint in 
various places that the Watch Tower studies have degenerated into mere reading lessons. It 
maybe that the present method is the best that can be used, but in view of known limitations 
honest criticism should not be censored nor honest critics punished. 

Brother Worsley received a public denunciation from you because he prepared and handed to 
brethren a list of helpful Scripture citations on fundamental topics. How can we consistently 
condemn religionists for being intolerant when you exercise intolerance against those who work 
with you? Doesn't this prove that the only freedom permitted at Bethel is freedom to do and say 
that which you wish to be said and done? The Lord certainly never authorized you to exercise 
such high handed authority over your fellow servants. 



Since the Madison Square Garden meeting there has been a distressing condition of restraint and 
suspicion at Bethel. The ushers were placed in a tough spot but did an excellent piece of work. 
They exercised care and diligence in watching arrivals at the Garden, and prevented a number of 
suspicious characters from entering. They were on the job immediately when the disturbance 
started and quelled a disturbance which would have otherwise reached serious proportions. But 
for two weeks following the convention there has been constant criticism and condemnation of 
them from you. They have been charged with dereliction of duty and labeled as "sissies". To see 
some of these boys break down and cry because of your unkind remarks is, to say the least 
saddening. 

The brethren at Bethel have thoroughly demonstrated their loyalty and devotion to the Lord, and 
do not need to be berated for wrong doing. A suggestion or a kindly admonition from you would 
be more than sufficient to check any wrongful action, and would eliminate resentment and induce 
greater happiness and comfort for the whole family. You have stated many times that there are no 
bosses in the Lord's organization but the undeniable fact cannot be evaded that your actions in 
scolding and upbraiding these boys are the actions of a boss. It makes one sick at heart and 
disgusted to listen to them. If you will cease smiting your fellow servants Bethel will be a happier 
place and the Kingdom work will prosper accordingly. 

Discrimination. 

We publish to the world that all in the Lord's organization are treated alike, and receive the same 
as far as this world's goods are concerned. You know that is not the case. The facts cannot be 
denied. Take for instance the difference between the accommodations furnished to you, and your 
personal attendants, compared with those furnished to some of your brethren. You have many 
many homes, towit, Bethel, Staten Island, California etc. I am informed that even at the Kingdom 
Farm one house is kept for your sole use during the short periods you spend there, and what do 
the brethren at the farm receive? Small rooms, unheated thru the bitter cold winter weather. They 
life in their trunks like campers. That may be all right if necessary, but there are many houses on 
the farm standing idle or used for other purposes, which could be used to give some comfort to 
those who work so long and so hard. 

You work in a nice air conditioned room. You and your attendants spend a portion of the week in 
the quiet of country surroundings. The boys at the factory diligently work thru the hot summer 
months without such helps, or any effort made to give them. That is discrimination which should 
receive your thoughtful consideration. 

Marriage 

Here again is shown unequal and discriminatory treatment. One brother left Bethel some time 
ago for the purpose of getting married, and, so I am informed, was refused the privilege of 
pioneering in New York, apparently as an official disapproval of his action in leaving Bethel. On 
the other hand when Bonnie Boyd got married she didn't have to leave Bethel. She was permitted 
to bring her husband into Bethel in spite of the printed rule providing that both marrying parties 
should have lived there for five years. 



Harsh treatment of one and favored treatment of another is discrimination, and should not have a 
place in the Lord's organization. 

Filthy and Vulgar Language. 

The Biblical injunctions against unclean, filthy speaking and jesting have never been abrogated. 
It is shocking and nauseating to hear vulgar speaking and smut at Bethel. It was stated by a sister 
that was one of the things you had to get used to at Bethel. The loudest laughter at the table 
comes when a filth or near filthy joke goes through, and your skirts are not clear. 

Liquor. 

Under your tutelage there has grown up a glorification of alcohol and condemnation of total 
abstinence which is unseemly. Whether a servant of Jehovah drinks alcoholic liquor is none of 
my business, except in giving a helping hand to a brother who is stumbled thereby. Whether I am 
a total abstainer is nobody's business but my own. But not so at Bethel. There appears to be a 
definite policy of breaking in new comers into the use of liquor, and resentment is shown against 
those who do not join them. The claim is made, "One can't be a real Bethelite without drinking 
beer." Shortly after we arrived it was arrogantly stated, "we can't do much with Moyle, but we'll 
make a man out of Peter." A New York brother intimated that I was out of harmony with the 
truth and with the Society because I didn't drink liquor. A New York sister stated that she had 
never used liquor or served it until some of the Bethel boys insisted upon it. A brother who used 
to drink liquor to excess became a total abstainer after getting the truth. He knew that a single 
drink of liquor would start him off to his former drinking habits, but in spite of that brethren from 
Bethel insisted upon his imbibing liquor and inferred that he was out of harmony with the 
organization through refusing. Total abstainers are looked upon with scorn as weaklings. You 
have publicly labeled total abstainers as prudes and therefore must assume your share of the 
responsibility for the Bacchus like attitude exhibited by members of the family. 

These are a few of the things which should have no place in the Lord's organization. There are 
other more grievous injustices but I have had no personal contact with them and therefore do not 
discuss them. 

It hasn't been an easy or pleasant task to write these things to you, and its still harder to make this 
protest effective by leaving Bethel. 

We sold our home and business when we came to Bethel and fully intended to spend the rest of 
our lives at this place in the Lord's service. We leave in order to register most emphatically our 
disagreement with the unjust conditions related in this letter. We are not leaving the Lord's 
service but will continue to serve Him and His organization as fully as strength and means will 
allow. 

Neither am I running away from battling the Devil's crowd in the courts. I expect to return to the 
private practice of law, probably in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, and hope to be in the fight in every 
way possible. With this letter I am enclosing a statement of the major cases now pending in 
which I am actively participating. It would be unreasonable and unfair to drop these matters into 
your lap without further assistance or consideration. I am ready and willing to press these issues 



in the courts just as vigorously and carefully as though I remained at Bethel, and will do so if that 
is your desire. 

We have considered this action for some time, but this letter is delivered to you just as we are 
leaving on a vacation trip for very specific reasons. First: It is desirable that you take time for 
thought and consideration of the matters herein set forth before taking any action. Hasty and ill 
considered action might be regrettable. Second: Frankly I have no desire for a verbal argument 
with you over these matters. I have had plenty of occasion to observe that a controversial matter 
does not receive a calm and reasoned discussion of the facts. Too often it turns into a 
denunciation of some person by you. 

I am not interested in that kind of a wordy battle. These statements are the reasons presented by 
Sister Moyle and myself for leaving Bethel. If we speak erroneously or wrongfully we are 
responsible before the Lord for so speaking. If we speak truthfully, and we stoutly content that 
everything here related is the truth, then there is an immediate responsibility on your part to 
remedy the conditions necessitating this protest. May the Lord direct and guide you into fair and 
kindly treatment of your fellow servants is my with and prayer. 

Your Brother in the Kings service, 

Olin R. Moyle. 

P.S. Should you desire to write to me concerning these matters during vacation a letter will reach 
me at Ticonderoga, New York, General Delivery after July 29 th . 

Joseph F. Rutherford did not refute the allegations listed in Moyle's letter, but rather, side- 
stepped the facts by asserting that the accusations brought against him "personally," were to be 
considered as allegations against the "entire Society," which was considered by Rutherford as the 
"Lord's" organization. 

Therefore, (in Rutherford's mind), when Moyle spoke against him "personally," then Moyle was 
to be judged as speaking against the "Lord" as well! Moyle's letter was written in defense for 
better treatment of the Bethel members and the Society as a whole, however, against Rutherford's 
drunkenness and law breaking. 

Rutherford described Moyle's allegations as, "wicked slander, libel, filled with lies," and pleasing 
only to the Devil. Then, Rutherford induced others to join with him in publishing slanderous 
statements of his own against Moyle in the Watchtower magazine. Ironically, the accusation of 
"inducing others," or "causing divisions" among the brethren was exactly what Rutherford had 
published against Moyle! 

Rutherford used the old, "guilt by association" fear tactic! By pointing out that the "President" of 
this so-called, "Theocratic government" was a drunk, a criminal, and a cowardly bully, Moyle 
would later be described in Rutherford's Watchtower letter as the "evil servant". 

Moyle had been the Society's Lawyer and sued the Society after these defamatory statements 
about him appeared in the October 15,1939 Watchtower, pages 316-317. Moyle won this action 
against the Watchtower organization. Rutherford's letter against Moyle are photocopied next. 



Taken from pp. 1975-1984 of Moyle vs. Franz etal. 
Defendants Exhibit D-36 

Brooklyn, N.Y., August 8, 1939 

Minutes of the joint meeting of the Boards of Directors of The Watch 
Tower Bible and Tract Society, the Pennsylvania Corporation, and The 
Watchtower Bible and Tract Society, Inc., of New York, on this 8th day of 
August, A. D. 1939, at a meeting of the Boards of Directors of the 
aforementioned Corporations there were present all the members of the 
Boards, to wit: 

J .F. Rutherford 
C. A. Wise 
W.E. Van Amburgh 
T.J . Sullivan 
C.J . Woodworth 
H.H. Riemer 
F.W. Franz 
W.P. Heath, Jr. 
Grant Suiter 
A.R. Goux 
N.H. Knorr 

The President reported to the Boards of Directors a letter which he 
had received, addressed to him by O.R. Moyle who for some time past has 
acted as legal counsel for the Corporations. Thereupon the letter was read 
before the Boards, and which letter is marked "Exhibit A" and made a part 
of this record and filed amongst the papers of this Corporation. Upon the 
reading of the letter a motion was made by T.J . Sullivan that a committee 
be appointed to consider the letter and make recommendations to the 
President. This motion was duly carried. Thereupon the President 
appointed such a committee composed of T.J . Sullivan, H.H. Riemer, and 
Grant Suiter. The committee retired to consider the letter. After due 
consideration the committee unanimously reported a resolution which in 
words and figures is as follows, to wit: 

"At a joint meeting of the Boards of Directors of the Pennsylvania 
Corporation, and the New York Corporation of the Watch Tower Bible & 
Tract Society held at the office of the Society at Brooklyn, New York this 
8th day of August 1939 at which other members of the family were present, 
there was read to said Boards and in the presence of O.R. Moyle a letter 
dated J uly 21, 1939 written by said Moyle and addressed to the President of 
the Society. 



"For four years past the writer of that letter has been entrusted with 
the confidential matters of the Society. It now appears that the writer of that 
letter, without excuse, libels the family of God at Bethel, and identifies 
himself as one who speaks evil against the Lord's organization, and who is 
a murmurer and complainer, even as the Scriptures have foretold. (J ude 4- 
16; 1 Corinthians 4:3; Romans 14:4. 

"The members of the Board of Directors hereby resent the unjust 
criticisms appearing in that letter, disapprove of the writer and his notions 
and recommends that the President of the Society immediately terminate 
the relationship of O.R. Moyle to the Society as legal counsel and as a 
member of the Bethel Family. 

"(signed) 

T.J . Sullivan 
H.H. Riemer 
Grant Suiter" 



A motion was made that the Resolution be adopted. The motion 
being duly seconded, the letter and the Resolution were discussed at 
length by each member of the Board. O.R. Moyle, being also present at this 
meeting, was invited by the President to make any statement he had or to 
make any defense he desired to make and his only statement was this, to 
wit: "I have nothing more to say. The letter speaks for itself." Thereupon 
the name of each member of the Board was called and each one voted to 
adopt the Resolution. Upon the adoption of the Resolution, the President 
made the following remarks, which are here inserted in the record, to wit: 

"I have been at this desk for 22 years. I have had many accusations 
from the 'evil servant', but never had I had a worse one than this, if as bad. 
The complaint about me having different places in which to reside is the 
very language of the evil servant class. The accusations made in this letter 
that I have many places in which to live, and which are much better than 
any other members of the organization: The facts concerning this have 
been published time and again and the brethren everywhere know the 
facts, and they know that I do not own a foot of land under the sun; that 
those provisions have been made to further the kingdom interests, and, as 
stated in the book SALVATION, I wanted something as a tangible record 
and as evidence that we believe that God is going to bring back to the earth 
the faithful men of old. The Farm was bought for the support of this Family, 
and for other good reasons which I have not yet disclosed, but which are in 
the interest of the kingdom. As Brother Knorr has stated, this office was 
arranged for me, I had nothing to do with arranging it, but it was done by 
Brothers Martin, Knorr, Wise and Van Amburgh. 



"I have been criticized in this letter for having an air-conditioned 
room. Brother Van Amburgh will bear witness to this, that my office is the 
hottest room in this building, right under the roof and difficult therein to get 
good air. An air-conditioned arrangement was put into Brother Van 
Amburgh's office first, and he is the one that came to me and begged me to 
put it into my office. The Society did not pay a dime of the cost. (Brother 
Van Amburgh verified this.) I think the criticism about that is a cold- 
blooded cruelty, no matter whom it comes from. If it enables me to work, 
why should somebody criticize except one who has the spirit of the evil 
servant. 

"REBUKES: Every rebuke I have administered has been given, as I 
believe, in the interest of the Society. The Apostle Paul was the special 
spokesman of the Lord J esus Christ. As the WATCHTOWER has stated, 
Timothy and Titus pictured the Society and as the Lord through Paul 
instructed them so the Lord through the Society instructs and directs 
others. The Society speaks by its official Head. To Timothy Paul said: They 
that sin rebuke before all, that others also may fear. 1 (1 Tim. 5:20) 
Concerning one who had taken a wrongful course Paul instructed Titus in 
these words: This witness is true, wherefore rebuke them sharply that they 
may be sound in the faith. 1 (Titus 1:13) Again, he said: These things speak, 
and exhort, and rebuke with all authority. Let no man despise thee. 1 (Titus 
2:15) As I have often stated to some of the brethren, it hurts me far more to 
administer a rebuke than it does the one who receives it. If I see something 
in the organization going wrong, as I believe, then I would be unfaithful to 
the Lord if I did not rebuke such wrongdoer. 

"I have tried to proceed according to the rule announced by the 
apostle, which is God's rule, that is to say: 'Whom the Lord loves he 
rebukes.' (Heb. 12:6) If every person is permitted to take his own course the 
organization would go to pieces. One who believes in the Theocratic 
government, and that J ehovah therefore is directing his people, must see 
that it is the proper course for the Society to arrange a system of study. 
Then if every person should be permitted to bring forth and adopt his own 
method of study that would mean acting contrary to the Lord's 
instructions. Rebukes are therefore necessary to bring such matters to the 
attention of others that they too may fear to go contrary to the Lord's 
arrangement. 

"DISCRIMINATION: I have made no discrimination with reference to 
marriage. When Bonnie Boyd got married that was her business. It was my 
business to determine whether or not she should remain in the house. I 
either had to let her husband remain here or else dispense with her 
services. She has been my secretary for fifteen years and the most efficient 
one that I have had in the office. She has taken dictation for everything I 



have written, speeches, magazine articles, Watchtower, books and 
booklets. It was for me to determine whether she should remain in the 
office and I did determine that she should and that was my affair and my 
responsibility, and not that of someone else. 

"FILTHY LANGUAGE: If others in this house use it, that is their 
responsibility. The statement that filthy jokes are told at the table and that 
the family laughs at these and these only, is a damnable outrage and any 
man that says that such is the case is a deliberate liar regardless of who he 
is and from whence he comes. 

"LIQUOR: This charge is vicious. I have always been open and 
aboveboard about such matter. Brother Van Amburgh was once a 
prohibitionist. Upon the doctor's advice he takes some intoxicating liquor 
and I help him to get it. Brother Wise has stated from three doctors he has 
been advised to drink beer. I have furnished liquor to Brother and Sister 
Sullivan, especially her when she was ill, and to others in the house. That is 
my business and my responsibility. (Speaking directly to Moyle) You 
denounce me as the 'god of wine', which is the meaning of Bacchus, which 
is the word you use. You had to go to mythology and not to the Scriptures 
and find this name for me. Mythology proceeds from the Devil and other 
wicked spirits. J esus made wine, the apostle advised that it be taken in 
moderation and you are welcome to compare their statements to that of the 
evil spirits, if you wish. If your statement is not of the evil servant then I am 
notable to understand it. In this connection your charge against the family 
is vicious and false and shows that it proceeds from the spirit of the wicked 
one and is a damnable thing. 

"Now, I say this to you, Moyle, you have allied yourself with the 
Devil; you have willingly, without any just cause or excuse even, withdrawn 
yourself from the Lord's organization, and you are going back to the Devil's 
organization to engage in the practice of law. I have never known any man 
to withdraw from the Lord's organization and go into the Devil's 
organization, that ended up right. When you say you want to continue to 
fight for the Lord, there is not a person in this presence that believes a 
word of that. Henceforth you shall never represent the Watchtower by my 
consent. This Resolution has been adopted. I shall follow it. You have 
served notice to leave September 1. You need not wait but move out of the 
house this day. If you wish to join the enemy and fight, do so. I have no use 
for a quitter. You are a quitter. You have furnished as an excuse that the 
president of this organization has not conducted the Society according to 
your ideas, and I don't think your ideas are Scriptural. In the 4 years that 
you have been here, I have never heard you ask or answer a single Bible 
question in the Bethel home. Any man that pretends to be of the Lord's 
organization, and who does not attend the studies and does not engage in 
the spiritual discussion in this home, but who devotes himself to his 



general work, and then goes about talking with others to cause discord and 
to find fault with the organization, cannot be in the truth. I shall read this 
letter to the family or have it read. You may be present; if you wish to 
defend yourself. Henceforth I shall expect you to ally yourself with those 
who oppose the Society as long as I am here." 

MOYLE: "I don't expect to ally myself with any opposition." 

BRO. RUTHERFORD: "You complain about accommodations. You 
have the best room in the house aside from my own. What business is it of 
yours what somebody else has? That is not your business. You have gone 
to the Farm and talked to Brother Bogard's wife about conditions there. 
That is none of your business. If there was something wrong there you 
should have reported it to me. You have never reported it to me. If you were 
a real confidential servant of the Lord, and of this Society, you would have 
reported such things, but you did not. 

"Quoting from the Apostle Paul in substance, your criticism of me is 
a small thing. I care nothing about that. The apostle said: 'Moreover it is 
required in stewards that a man be faithful, but with me it is a very small 
thing that I should be judged of you, or of man's judgment. ..He that judges 
me is the Lord.' -1 Cor. 4:3, 4. 

"If everything that you have stated in this letter were true, that is no 
excuse for what you have done. 'Who art thou thatjudgeth another man's 
servant? To his own master he standeth or falleth. '-Romans 14:4. 

"Your difficulty, Moyle, is fear, probably not that you might receive 
some bodily injury, but fear you won't be approved of men and have it said 
you are a good fellow. In my opinion you are a religionist and not a 
Christian." 

BROTHER HEATH: "Moyle, I wish to propound to you this question: 
Are you a J esuit?" 

MOYLE: "Absolutely no, a thousand miles from it." 

BROTHER RUTHERFORD: "You might explain, Moyle, why you were 
so familiar in the court with McDonald, patting him on the back, when you 
knew that he was one of the leaders in the assault on the Lord's 
organization at Madison Square Garden. Had you performed your duty to 
our brethren the situation would have been far better for us now in the fight 
with the enemy who attempted to break up the Madison Square Garden 
meeting. 



"TO THE BOARD OF DIRECTORS: Now, brethren, your advise and 
this Resolution is adopted and will be carried out." 

The President thereupon ordered that said Moyle should be 
discharged as legal counsel for the Corporation and, in harmony with the 
Resolution, immediately terminated his relationship to the Society. 

There being no further business, upon motion the joint meeting 
adjourned. 



W.E. Van Amburgh 
Sec'y 



316 



MeWATCHTOWEP. 



Brooklyn , N. Y, 



f&et to the world in order that persons of good will 
toward God will flee out of Satan's organization and 
find protection under the Lord and ultimately gain 
life everlasting. Those who perform their commis- 
sion faithfully will have a part in the vindication of 
Jehovah's name, and r in doing that work in obedi- 
ence to the Lord's commandment, they have entered 
into the joy of Christ Jesus, their Lord and Head. 

11 Never before were creatures granted such a priv- 
ilege. Never again will creatures have a like privilege. 
Before them they see the kingdom, the Theocracy 
that shall forever rule in righteousness. They are 
blind to everything else, because the kingdom, to 
them, is everything. The remnant know that they 
must die as humans in order to enter fully into God's 
spiritual house- They arc therefore fully determined 
to spend and be spent wholly in the service of Jeho- 
vah and his King. They are now joyful, and their 
joy will be complete when they have seen the Lord's 
victory at Armageddon. 

^ Seeing and appreciating t":-':ir relationship with 
the Most High, surely the faithful remnant will per- 
mit nothing to deter them in their continuous service 



to Jehovah. They will go on to faith and with ever- 
increasing courage unto the end. Now they know the 
meaning of the scripture, to wit, "Jehovah dwelleth 
in Zion." (Joel 3:21, A.R.V.; Ps. 132: 33, 34) Now 
the remnant have raised the song of joy, which will 
never end. To them the Lord says: "Sing and rejoice, 
O daughter of Zion; for, lo, I come, and I will dwell 
in the midst of thee, saith the Lord. And many na- 
tions shall be joined to the Lord in that day, and shall 
be my people: and I will dwell in the midst of thee; 
and thou shalt know that the Lord of hosts hath sent 
me unto thee. And the Lord shall inherit Jndah his 
portion in the holy land, and shall choose Jerusalem 
again. Be silent, all flesh, before the Lord; for he 
is raised up out of his holy habitation." (Zeeb. 
2 : 10-13) "Behold, I, and the children whom the Lord 
hath given me, are for signs and for wonders in 
Israel from the Lord of hosts, which dwelleth in 
mount Zion." (Isa. 8 : J8) The end of religion is in 
sight. The victory and vindication of Jehovah is 
near. The joy of the remnant and their companions 
increases, and they continue to sing the praises of 
the Most High. 



Praise ye Jehovah. . . , The works of Jehovah are great, sought 
out of all tkem that have pleasure therein. His work is honor and 
majesty; and his righteousness .endvreth for ever. He hath made 
his wonder fid works to be remembered: . . , He hath skowtd his 
people the power of his works, in giving them the hef't-sffe of the 
nation*. The works of fat hands ate truth and justice; all his pre- 
cepts ("■* sure. . . , Holy and reverend is ki.i name. The fear of 
Jehovah is the beginning of wisdom; a good under Handing have 
all they that do his commandments; his praise endnreth for ever* 
—Psalm HI; J-10, A.R.V, 



INFORMATION 



BEING reminded (hat this is the time when God is 
removing from his organization every tiling that can 
be shaken, "that thaw things which cannot be shaken 
may remain" (Hcb. 12:26,27), the members of the board 
of directors of the "Watofj tower Bmue and Thact Society 
for the information and protection of those who are devoted 
to God's organisation, request that The Watchiouser pub- 
lish what follows : 

On the 21st of J uly^ 193.9, a paper writing in the f orm 
of a letter, signed by 0. R. MoylCj was le ft at th e desk in 
the lobby of the Bethel home addressed to the president 
of the Society. Because that paper involved the entire family 
at Bethel, i t was pro p erly brought before the board a] id 
before the famljy. Thc> k-l'.uT, being filled will: false, s);:itder- 
oyojid libelous, statements, wag vigorously condemned by 
the board, and by all the members of the Bethel fami ly. 
The hoard unanimously adopted the following Resolution, 
winch was ateo approved by the family: 

"At a joint meeting of the boards of directors of the 
Pennsylvania corporation and the New York corporation 
of the Watciitower Biblk and Tract Society held at the 
office of the Society at Brooklyn, N.Y. f this 8th day of 
August, 1939, at which other members of the family were 



present, there was read to saic boards and in the presence 
of 0. E. Moylo a letter dated July 21, 1339, written hy said 
Moyie and addressed to the president of the Society. 

"For four year? past the writer of that letter has been 
entrusted with, the confidential matters of the Society. It 
now appears t hat the writer o f that le tter, witho ut excuse, 
libels the family of God at B ethel, and identifies himself as 
on e who s peaks evil against tho Lord's organizat ion, and 
who is a tnu rmurcr a nd coin p lainer, even aa the S cript urea 
have fo retold. (Jude 4-1G; 1 Cor. 4: 3; Rom. 14:4) 

"The members of the board of directors hereby resent 
the unjust criticism appearing in that letter, disapprove of 
the writer and his actions, and r ecommend that t he presi- 
dent of the Society immediately termi nate the relat ionship 
oj_0. E. Moyle to . tlie Society as le gal counsel and a s_amgm- 
bcr of the Be th el family. " 

Aside from the introductory paragraph announcing the 
writer's purpose to leave Bethel at a fixed time, e very para - 
graph of that tel ler is false, filled with lies, and is a wicked 
slander and libe l not only against the president but against 
the entire family, and for that reason the letter has not been 
pub lished by th e Societ y. Ifc requested Consolation- to pub- 
lish liia letter, and Moyle, being refused, now causes his 



October 15, 1939 



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libelous paper to be published and circulated among certain 
companies of the consecrated, cousins? the same ta be pub- 
licly read, and then by his own words, which may be called 
'fair snecch\ he protends to be in harmonv with the Society, 
and tli us further deceives the unsuspecting ones. His only 
possible purpose in further publishing his letter is to justify 
himself and to 'cause division anions the brethren', both of 
which are condemned by the ^ T ord of God. (Luke 16: 15; 
Rom, 16; 17, 18) For this re ason the breth ren should be _ 
warned. *"Tlia afore-mentioned letter" be ing filled with lies 
leveled against the brethren the same is hated by Jehovah ; 
"Six things doth the Lord hate ; yea, seven arc an abomina- 
tion unto him: ♦ . . a false witness that spcaketh lies, and 
be that soweth discord among brethren." — Pro v. 6: 16-10, 

By inducing others to join with him in the circulation 
and publication of his slanderous letter anwinj the conse- 
crated he makes others party to his wrong. The s landerous 
paper, being in opposition and against the interest of the 
Theocratic government, is pleasing only to ths Devil and 
his earthly agents. 

For four years ftfoyle was entrusted with the confidential 
matter? of the Society, and then, without excuse, be assaults 
and maligna those who trusted him. Judas was entrusted 
by Chriat Jesus with confidential matters, and Juda s proved 
his uniaithfulnjaajjjj ^furnishing to the enemy that which 



they could use and did use apa^nst the Lord. He who 
maligns the brethren of the Lord maligns the Lord him- 
self, and the end of such the Scriptures plainly point out. 
Having been warned, each. o ne must choose to join the 
"evil servant" and take the consequences (Ma tt. 24: 4&51} 
or remain faithful to Jehovah and his government by Christ 
Jesus* Choose whom you will serve . 







WHO INTERPRETS THE BIBLE? 



MAW hag a natural tendency to keep a record of events 
for his bencJit and that of succeeding generations. 
This is proof that the Creator purposed it thus to 
be. God planted this, faculty in man. Man is the highest of 
God's, earthly creation; and since man has a tendency to 
keep a record of events, it is only reasonable that his Maker 
would provide a means for man to keep a record of the 
most important things concerning himself , If Jehovah God 
had to do with the keeping of such a record, then be it 
known that that record is correct and contains the truth. 
The Bible is a history of God's creation of things earthly, 
and abo gives such information concerning his heavenly 
creation as relates Lo man and man's Lome. The Bible is 
God's revelation of himself to his intelligent earthly crea- 
tures. It is his expressed will, and therefore is the state- 
ment of his law for the government of his intelligent earthly 
creatures. Most of the Bible is a record of things which have 
taken place, but which foreshadow greater things to come. 
As the inspired Bible writer states it, at 1 Corinthians 
10; 6, 11: "Now these things were our examples, - , . Now 
all these things happened unto them for ensamplcs; and 
they are written for our admonition, upon whom the ends 
of the world are come." That part of the Bible which we 
tail prophecy is the foretelling and recording of events that 
must come to pass, before they actually do come to pas'?. 
Prophecy is therefore the history of man written in advance. 
For this reason prophecy cannot be understood by man un- 
til it is in the course of fulfillment or has been fulfilled. 

The writers of the Bible God chose to do the writing 
because of tlnsir faith in him mid their faithfulness to him. 
As his unlimited power operated to create the things of the 
earth, so that power or spirit operated to direct and influ- 



ence the mind of Moses and other holy men to make record 
of God's will concerning man. King David was one of these 
faithful men devoted to the Lord, and concerning that part 
of the Bible which he wrote he said: "The spirit of the Lord 
spake by me, and bis word was in my tongue," (2 Sam. 
23:2) These faithful men of old are called "prophets", 
and they wrote prophecy. The apostle Peter, who was chosen 
by Jesus as one of his apostles, under inspiration wrote, at 
2 Peter 1 : 1&-2I : *TVe have also a more sure word of proph- 
ecy j whereunto ye do well that ye take heed, as unto a light 
that shincth in a dark place, until the day dawn, and the 
day star arise in your hearts: knowing this first, that no 
prophecy of the scripture is of any private interpretation. 
For the prophecy came not in old time by the will of man : 
but holy men of God spake as they were moved by the holy 
[spirit].* 1 

Jehovah reveals himself and bis purpose to his people 
in his own due time. His prophecy, therefore, cannot he 
understood until it is God's due time for understanding it. 
This was plainly stated to the prophet Daniel, who writes; 
' f And I heard [the prophecy by the angel], but I understood 
net ; then said J, my Lord, what shall be the end of Ihrsc 
things! And he said, Go thy way, Daniel; for the words 
are closed up and sealed till the time of the end." "But thoti, 
Daniel, shut up the words, and seal the book, even to the 
time of the end; many shall run to and fro, and knowled^ 1 
shall be increased." (Dan, 12:8, 9, 4) For a long while 
students of prophecy have limited the fulfillment of the*: 
words last quoted to travel by man up aud down Lh rough 
the earth by means of rapid transit machines, such as loco- 
motives, steamships, automobiles, airplanes, arid other like 
means; and also to the great increase of knowledge relating 



September 1, 1939 Watchtower p. 258 announcing Olin R. Moyle is no longer with the Society. 



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"And all thy children shall be taught of Jehovah; and 
drcat pheil he the peace of thy children," - lifi&h 54:13. 

THE SCRIPTURES CLEARLY TEACH 
THAT JEHOVAH Lb He nnly ime God. la froro everlasting to 

tverlLL>j[]jij.;;. tbe Muter of heaven and earth and the Giver of life 
to Ills creatures ; that tic Logos was the beginning of bis creation, 
and his active agent in the creation of. mi things; that the Logos 
Is now the Lord Jesus Christ In glory, clothed with uU power in 
heaven and earth, mid the Chief Executive Officer of Jehovah, 

THAT GOD crested the earth for man, treated perfect man 
for the earth and placed him upon It; that man willfully dis- 
obeyed God's taw and wna eentenced to death; that by reason of 
Adam's wrong act all men are born sinners and without the right 
tolife. 

THAT JESUS wag made human, and the man Jesus suffered 
death In order to produce the ransom or redemptive price for 
obedient ones of mankind; that God! raised up Jesus divine and 
exalted him to heaven above every creature and above every name 
and clothed him with all power and authority. 

THAT JEHOVAH'S ORGANIZATION Is Theocracy called Zlftn, 
mid that Christ Jesus la the Chief Officer thereof and Is the right- 
ful Kins of the world ; that the anointed and faithful followers of 
Christ Jesus are children of £lon, members or Jehovah's organiza- 
tion, and fire his witnesses whose doty and privilege it H to testify 
to the Hypnpixsury of Jehovah-, declare his purpose-; toward mankind 
as expressed In tbe Bible, and to bear the fruits Of the kingdom 
before all "ho will heat. 

THAT THE WORLD has ended, and the Lord Jesus Christ has 

been placed by Jehovah upon his throno of authority, has ousted 
En tan from heaven and is proceeding to the establishment oi 
Cod's kingdom on earth. 

THAT Til£ RELIEF and blessings of the peoples of rnrlh cm 
come only by and through Jehovah's kingdom under Christ, which 
has now begun ; that the lord's next great act Is the destruction 
of Salon's organ [station and the establishment of righteousness in 
the earth, and that under the kingdom Hie people of food will that 
survive Armageddon shall carry out the divine mandate to "fill 
the earth" with a righteous race. 



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"GOVERNMENT AND f^EACE** 
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FOIt YOUR INFORMATION 

By reason of his uiifiiilhrul ncss to the kingdom iatcrchls, u»uj 
to those who serve tbe kingdom, 0. It, Moylc is no lon^-r wilh 

Ihe Society, Tbe fuN boavd of directors of Jbo Sc-ciety 011 ^\n--i-;^i S, 
hy_ Itt-ioluLioiij, an »Jii m<u(tly dviuaildvd tEiat the prciidi'iil mv. 1 " 
Sloylii's connection wjLh f]jc Society jmuiedi atcly. It was iluuc . 
Brrtlircn wili aiidri^i tbeir eoinrnunicatioiis eonL-erning _ their !' L j:.d 
di llicu ilii-ja: U'atchtq wfu Hittbu A^f uTmCT Soctr.Tr, Leg.il Ib -hk. 
117 Adams St., flTo ukiyn, H. Y. 

-SALVATrON- 
This new book, written by the president of the Society, w."»* 
the feature n.-leasc at the recent wnr!d-wlde ronventnrfi uf .l«-!ni- 
vah : s witnessed with its hub at Ntw York City. The author of tin* 
book fur the times describes it us "A text-book for the Jori-idjiha". 
But a study of its 3&1 iiftgcs of conleuts will prove to you it a 
{Cont limed on jwfft 271) 



December 15, 1939 Watchtower p. 382, letter from Peter O. Moyle "changing his position". 



3S2 



Sik WATCHTOWER, 



Bhoohltk, N, Y. 



ye terrified because of them." Go#, who is Satan's invisible 
field marshal, has brought into the conspiracy aJl of his 
forces, and these are directing their efforts against Jeho- 
vah's "hidden ones" (Pij. S3 : 3) ; but those who trust Jeho- 
vah implicit] v need not and will not fear. (Psa. 27:1; 
118:6; Zeph. 3:16; Heb. 13? 6; 1 John 4: IT, 181 There- 
fore the remnant in this day of judgment are bold in de- 
claring the message of the kingdom and will continue so to 
da regardless of all opposition. 

Prior to 1918 Jehovah caused the truth then due to ba 
proclaimed on earth, and "Christendom" had an oppor- 
tunity to know about the kingdom of ftod under Christ. 
While that work, the "Elijah work", us it is called, was 
thus being done, and particularly in the year 191B, the 
Lord's faithful people were ill-treated by "Christendom". 
Among God's covenant people in thai time there were the 
"elective elders" who, like the "rich man" t failed to serve 
God, and because of their unfaithfulness it beeamc neces- 
sary to clear these out that the approved ones might be 
prepared for Hod's purposes. "For thus Keith the Lord of 
hosts, As I thought to punish you, when your fathers pro- 



voked me to wrath, saith the Lord of hosts, and I repented 
not," fZceh. 8:14) The Lord did not repent, but has done 
the purpling work that he may have a company who will 
"offer unto [him] an offering in righteousness". (Mai. 
3: 1-i; Ezek. 20:35-38) Judgment must begin at the house 
of God and continue until God's sanctuary is cleansed, and 
then lawlessness against God shall have an end,— I Pet, 
4:17; Ezek. 21 : 34, 25. 

Prom and after 3922, and more particularly since 1926, 
Jehovah has prospered his "faithful servant" class. Jehovah 
foretold this in these words (Keen. 8: IS) : "So again have 
1 thought in these days to do well unto Jerusalem, and to 
the house of Judah; fear ye not." This Jehovah has done 
because it is the time for the vindication of his name, and 
not because the remnant deserved the blessing- (Ezek. 
36 : 21-23) The "man child" having been born fay his 
"woman" in A.P. 1914 (Rev. 12:1-5), meaning the King- 
dom having begun there, it is the "set time" to favor 2ion, 
his capital organization, and to honor and vindicate Jeho- 
vah's name. This he will do by his kingdom under Christ. 
—Pa 102: 13; Isa. 63:4. 



LETTERS 



RESOLUTION 

The company of Jehovah's mitnCKHcs at Rio etc Janeiro rurally 
unanimously adopted lie- following resolution dtiflninjj their elan*} 
lor the Theocracy : 

■""We, Jehovah's witnesses organized and assembled in tie torn- 
pony of R»0 die Janeiro, in view of the notice of the execution by 
a firing squad of August jDieclimann for refusing to go to the f rfttit 
in the wit between Germany and Poland, present through the 
president of the Society, J. F. Rutherfurd t our votes of full accord 
with tic brethren who are fajthfnl in Germany, on the side of 
Jehovah God, asking his protection for all who are bearing with 
dignity the perils to which vre are at all Limes subjected, in order 
that we may bold in the highest place the name of the Almighty 
Ood, through Christ Jesus, and thus maintain our integrity to 
him, obeying faithfully his commandment*-" 

JEHOVAH HAS LED AND BLESSED 

D£ah Brother RnmEEnonij: 

At the united service meeting of [he Greater Glasgow company 
of Jehovah's witnesses it wu unanimously ngreed that we send to 
yon once again nn expression of our fervent love in the Iiord, and 
our deep appreciation of the way in which Jehovah has Jed and 
Messed us through you in the year which has just passed. 

Though the war clouds eontinae to hang ominously over as, 
and many of the brothers are likely to be haled before tribunals 
•e conscientious objectors shortly, yet the wnl and loyally of ait 
the brethren, has not diminished, but rather increased, aa a result 



of these conditions. We find the people as a whole more ifceptiv-e 
of the message and our numbers continue to increase, What with 
this *nil the fact that, though the nation is at war, w^ are still 
able in continue almost unrestricted in our privileges of service, 
no realize that, f hough there is indeed on the eaj-ih "distress of 
nations with perplexity", yet wc can now 'look up sad lift up our 
bunds and rejoice, for our redemption drawetb mgh'. 

We appreciate that Armageddon is very near, and we are de- 
termined by Jehovah's grace to stand shoulder to shoulder with 
you and to continue steadfastly in his service right to the end- 

We render thanks to the Lord for the rich feasts of fat things 
cDminfr to us through the columns of The Watchtower; and we 
pray that he amy continue to bless you as you keep pressing the 
battle to the gates of the enemy. 

IN FULL HARMONY 
(The following is from the son of 0. R, Moyle) 
Dcah BmumER RumEUFo nD: 

On August 8, 1539, when the Bethel family was asked to ex- 
press th eir disapp roval of the letter of Q. R, Moyle, I ei pres sed 
my approval by re main ia^r se ated. After prayerful and Scriptural 
consideration of the matter 1 a m oow of the o pini on that iuy 
action was wrong . 

I wish to state that 1 am in foil harmony with the Theocracy 
of Jehovah and I recognize the Society as the visible part, I dc- 
tirc to cooperate to |3ie best of my ability and opportunity. 
Yours in the Kingdom interests, 

Peter 0- Movi-t 



{Continued /root page 370) 
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Servants, 

"WATCHTOWER- STUDIES 
Week of January 2d: "Lamms Comforted," 

T| 1-24 inclusive, The Watthlovirr December 15, 1930- 
Week of January 28: "Laxarus Comforted," 

f 25-55 inclusive, Tke Watcktpvtr December 15, 10.19. 



July 1, 1940 



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207 



Now that government "upon his shoulder" is functioning ! 
(Isaiah 9:6,7) Now the publishers of the Kingdom joy- 
fully and incessantly announce God's judgments already 
written in the Bible against the "man of sin", against 
"Christendom", her rulers, and chief men, and against all 
who have defamed the name of the Most High. Fearlessly 



and clearly they sound the warning of the great tribula- 
tion just ahead for all that dwell upon the face of the whole 
earth, and they make known how some may be shielded and 
protected and carried through that greatest of all calamities, 
in which the power of the Eternal One shall be shown m 
"his strange act". 



Oh sing unto Jehovah a new song: sing unto Jehovah, all the 
earth. Let the heavens be glad, and let the earth rejoice . . . before 
Jehovah; . . . for he cometh to judge the earth: he will judge 
the world with righteousness, and the peoples with his truth. 
—Psalm 96:1,11,13, A.B.V, 



LETTERS 



RESOLUTION 



Dt-AR Brethren: 

We, the Jefferson [Wis.] company of Jehovah's witnesses, 
acknowledge Jehovah God as the great Theoerat, that his organ- 
ization is a theocracy, and that Christ Jesus is the Chief Officer 
thereof. 

We are in full accord with Jehovah's Word, the Bible, and 
his explanation of the Bible which he is now revealing to us 
through his earthly channel, the Watch Tower, and realize it is 
our duty as his chosen servants to work together shoulder to 
shoulder m proclaiming his Kingdom message. 

We resolve to let nothing hinder us in carrying out Jehovah's 
will, and will work together in unity under the direction of the 
Theocracy, with the hope and full assurance that we shall have 
Jehovah's approval and blessing. 

DECLARATION 

Dk.\r Brethren: 

We of the Waupun [Wis.] company do hereby declare that we 
are wholly devoted to Jehovah's Theocracy under Christ ; 

That we absolutely refuse to consider the malicious letters 
which those of the "evil servant" class have been circulating among 
the brethren, seeking self-justification and sympathy; 

That we will not co-operate with that class who oppose Jeho- 
vah's Theocratic Government under Christ. 

THE CHANNEL THE LORD IS USING 

Dear Brother Rutherford and All the Bethel Family; 

llawng read the article "Information" m the October 15 issue 
of The Watchtower, we wish to express our disapproval of the 
things done by R. Moyle against the family at Bethel. 

We do not know the contents of the letter written by Mr. 
Moyle, nor do we care to know. It is enough for us that our great 
God. Jehovah, is pleased to use you all in his service, and is 
showering you with blessings. 

We believe that the Society is the channel the Lord is using 
to carry on his Kingdom interests in earth at this time, and that 
our brethren at Bethel are being spent in that service. 

We never listen to accusations against Brother Rutherford or 
any faithful servant of God who is performing his given service 
in the Theocratic Government ; for to do so would be disobedient 



and dangerous to ourselves. All of the faithful, having been 
warned, would do well to be on their guard against the wiles of 
those "wild waves of the sea, . . . for whom the blackness of 
darkness hath been reserved for ever". (Jude 13, A R V ) These 
do not discern the body, but, as Jude says, 'show respect of persona 
for the sake of advantage.' — Jude 16, 

Owing to force of circumstances while I am still 'tent making' 
we are seldom where there is a. company of servants We know that 
the faithful all over the earth will hasten to stand openly on the 
side of our brethren at Bethel, and against all wicked accusers 
We, also, wish to be found fighting shoulder to shoulder with our 
brethren, and to let it be known that, by Jehovah's grace, we shall 
ever be found standing for Jehovah God, his King Christ Jesus, 
the Kingdom, and aU who faithfully serve that kingdom. 
With much love, we remain, 

Your brethren and fellow locusts, 

Granville E Fiske, 
Grace Fiskjs, Pioneer, 

RESOLUTION 

Dear Brother Rutherford: 

The brethren of the North unit [of Chicago, III , company] 
of Jehovah's witnesses have unanimously adopted the following 
resolution : 

"We, Jehovah's witnesses of the North unit will be on the 
alert for any information from the enemy m relation to the things 
Brother Howlett brought to our attention Sunday, October 1, 1039, 
relative to 0. R. Moyle. We are one hundred percent back of you 
in the Theocratic Government, pushing forward to publish the 
Kingdom as commanded by the Almighty God through his Vuidi- 
cator King Christ Jesus." 

IN HARMONY WITH ACTION TAKEN 

We, the Racine [Wis.] company of Jehovah's witnesses, wish 
to express our disapproval of the actions of R Moyle against 
the Society and its president. We do hereby acknowledge the 
Watch Tower Society as the visible channel of Jehovah's Theo- 
cratic Government, and we are in complete harmony with the 
action taken by the board of directors. We are thankful to the 
Society for sending Brother Howlett m our midst to explain Lie 
matter, which he did so well. 



(Continued from page 194) 
dates will be July 24-26 inclusive. Announcement is made in ad- 
vance m order that Jehovah's witnesses and all people of good will 
may have ample opportunity to arrange their affairs so as to be 
at Columbus, Ohio, or other cities tied in by direct wire communi- 
cation and loud-speaker equipment. By the Lord's grace, the 
president of the Watchtower Society will be in attendance in per- 
son at the key assembly in Columbus. For further details see The 
Watchtower, issues of June 1 and 15, 1940. 



ADDRESS INFORMATION NOT APPEARING IN PREVIOUS ISSUE 

Beaumont, Texas: (Watchtower Convention Committee) (9292) 

1355 Cottonwood St, 
Burlington, Vt.; (WCC) Box 75, Shelburne, Vt. 
Duluth, Minn.: (WCC) Box 2, New Duluth, Minn. 

{Douglas 510-W) 
El Paso, Texas: (WCC) 3020 Tularosa St. (MAia 5407) 

Memphis, Tenn.. 4 p.m. [CDST] 



September 15, 1941 



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report on the vitally important speech on "Integrity" by Judge 
Rutherford, and by its untrue personal slaps at the speaker. A 
swift and deserved retribution and judgment came : at five o'clock 
this evening there wa9 released for circulation among the people of 
St. Louis the printed copy of what the speaker actually did say 
m his speech. The August 15 issue of The Watchtower contained 
the full text of the speech, and now thousands of copies of this 
issue were made available to magazine distributors to put out im- 
mediately. This unexpected chance to return the fire of the enemy 
thrilled God's people, and forth they went with this new ammu- 
nition with boiling zeal, and shortly the entire supply of all 
magazines was exhausted. The pro-Catholic Globe Democrat of 
St Louis spoke of the speaker (a native Missourian) as a "tall, 
balding, wing-collared Californian", much after the manner as 
when the prophet Elisba was on his way to Bethel and many 
religious youths came out and mocked, saying, "Go up, thou bald 
head; go up, thou bald head!" and Elisha turned and uttered 
Jehovah's judgment upon them and two she-bears from the forest 
came and 'tore' 42 of them. Doubtless by the time this assembly 
closed the public press felt it had been torn by the claws of some- 
thing far worse than two literal bears and that a "curse" rested 
upon it for its stubborn course of willful, lying mockery against 
the Elisha work today and those doing it. 

Attendances at the sessions increased, as the assembly in- 
creased to 70,000 attendants, the number originally published as 
expected; and thousands more were yet en route to St. Louis. 
Much profit was derived from today hearing capable speakers 
deal with such subjects as "Magazine Route Work", "Magazine 
Street Witnessing," "Courage," "Jael's Experiences," "Zone As- 
sembly and Its Purpose," and "Covenant Obligations". These 
speeches stressed Jehovah's Theocratic organization and its struc- 
ture, and the work it is now commissioned to do, and the effective 
ways of getting the witness done; also the requirement to obey 
organization arrangements, and our obligations as consecrated 
Christians to fulfill our side of the covenant with Jehovah God 
as his faithful and true witnesses, if we would gam life and have 
part in the vindication of his greatly reproached holy name. 

FRIDAY, AUGUST 8 

This was notably Pioneers' Day. Due to Jehovah's loving pro- 
vision through his visible organization more than 5,000 pioneers 
from America and other lands were enabled to come and share 
the glorious Kingdom service at St. Louis. All registered as such 
on arrival, and the Society provided free meals for them and also 
rooming accommodations for as many as needed it This supports 
that the Society is in very truth a "charitable" organization even 
according to the definition of the worldly law. There was a booth 
in the Arena corridor marked "New Pioneers", and up till this 
point 300 new pioneers had already signed up at this assembly, 
one being a seven-year-old. (Before the convention closed more 
than 700 had signed up.) The present pioneer band includes some 
men 86 years old and some women 77 years old, and some children 
nine years of age. 'According to the faith of all such be it unto 
them,' as Jesus said. 

At 3 p m. all the pioneers had assembled in the main audi- 
torium in front of the speakers' platform, their identification 
cards admitting them. The rest of The Arena was all packed out 
again, by other publishers. Dwelling on the subject "Pioneer's 
Place in the Organization" a speaker emphasized that "the time 
of independent isolation of the pioneers is past" and now they 
must faithfully co-operate also with the regional and zone serv- 
ants and with the organized companies with which many are 
associated. Another speaker considered "Pioneer Requirements" 
and stressed the need for meeting the "hours" requirement to 
remain permanently m the work, and that the back-calls made 
by pioneers should be increased. In the United States only 6,5 per- 
cent of all publishers were pioneers, whereas in the British Isles 
11 percent are such, and hence this country could well increase 



its percentage of pioneers. In this connection the speaker read a 
letter from a St. Louis radio announcer setting out the frank 
statement by a prominent religious lecturer from Britain concern- 
ing the stabilizing and heartening effect the fearless witness work 
of Jehovah's witnesses has upon the morale of the British people 
during this war, and also concerning their faithfulness in con- 
centration camps in Germany, to the dismay of the Nazis. (In- 
cidentally, copies of this letter were thereafter released to the 
press for publication, but not a single newspaper dared print 
such favorable publicity concerning Jehovah's servants.) 

Then Judge Rutherford greeted the pioneers. He expressed 
it as a privilege to greet such fighters for The Theocracy, and 
that the activities of such a band as these must "make some of the 
'old woman' mighty sick". Pioneering men fled from Europe to 
seek and establish here freedom of speech, of assembly and of 
worship of God; they never imagined that such freedom would 
ever be hampered here as it is today in this land. This is all traced 
to religion and its allies. When these have finally closed down on 
our work here and cry "Peace and safety '" then a mighty ex- 
plosion will occur and blow off the lid. "You pioneers are in this 
witness work not for selfish aggrandizement, nor to make a name 
for yourselves, but for the Lord's name's sake." Isaiah 62 . 10 
includes a command for the pioneers: "Go through the gates!" 
The gates are open for all now, particularly the Lord's "other 
sheep". "Prepare ye the way of the people!" This it is your priv- 
ilege to do by telling them the truth. "Cast up the highway!" That 
is, ,to walk in the Lord's way of righteousness. "Gather out the 
stones!" These are religion's stumblingstones ; gather them out 
by taking to the people God's Word, "Lift up a standard for tie 
people!" What standard? Not Hitler's swastika! The flag of 
America is a dignified and beautiful symbol, whose real meaning 
is "freedom" and "rights" of free men. Demonized flag-waveis 
try to force you to bow down thereto in violation of God's law. 
Such ones are the first to violate the laws of the United States. 
**I say to the people of Missouri, where I have fought for the 
principles of democracy, because I believed them right . 'Jehovah's 
witnesses have the highest respect for what the flag represents, 
but, by God's grace, they will not bow down to anything !' " 
(Applause) You pioneers are real liberators of the people. When 
you go out from this convention you will have lots of scoffing, 
reproaches and ridicule, but not by honest men and women. Re- 
joice in tribulation. Don't think you are the whole thing because 
you are a pioneer. Keep on encouraging those who love the Lord 
"Now GET bust!" 

Immediately following, the assembly chairman briefly re- 
viewed the legal aspect, and the legal battles the enemy had thrust 
on God's faithful witnesses, and that the Society had directed 
them to fight to the last ditch, and that at the greatest expense they 
had done so and gone up to the Supreme Court of the nation, and 
the Socixtt was fighting for the things for which the flag stands, 
and now many legal victories had been won. In Germany hundreds 
of legal cases were won before the witness work was closed down 
there ; likewise it may be here in America. Then a great outburst 
of gladness broke at the chairman's announcement that Judge 
Rutherford had caused to be published a new 32-page booklet 
entitled "Jehovah's Servants Defended", setting out the judicial 
decisions of high courts in cases we had fought and won ; he now 
authorized the release of the booklet and a copy to be given free 
to each one there. This gracious provision and gift put a new 
weapon in the hands of the battling witnesses for use in meeting 
the enemy both in the field and before the tribunals 

This same day a sharp judgment of the great Lawgiver against 
the "evil servant" class (Matt. 24:48-51) was expressed at the 
beginning of the afternoon's sessions. An ex-army officer of the 
United States appeared on the platform and asked and was grant- 
ed the privilege to present a Resolution concerning one Moyle. 
Said lawyer proved unfaithful to his position of trust in the 
Lord's organization, slandered and abused the Bethel family at 



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Brooklyn, N. Y, 



Brooklyn, quit his post of duty, and thereafter sued the Society 
and its board of directors and others for $100,000 for libel be- 
cause the facts were published in The Watchtowet for the pro- 
tection of Jehovah's witnesses throughout the land. The Resolu- 
tion condemned such course of action and such recourse to worldly 
courts as unscriptural, unwarranted and unjustified. Put to a 
vote, the Resolution was adopted with a unanimous "Aye" by the 
vast assembly of more than 75,000. Thereafter copies of the 
Resolution were given free to all, to take home with them. 

The afternoon's program concluded with a stirring speech by 
one from Canada, where the ranking prelate of the greatest reli- 
gious foreign power has dictatorially caused Jehovah's own or- 
ganization to be declared "illegal" and forbidden, and its adherents 
to be imprisoned; but where true Christians continue to obey 
God's commands rather than man's, and of whom 2,000 were then 
in attendance at the assembly and rejoicing. An example of a well- 
ordered Theocratic service meeting, presented by four young 
workers from headquarters, and a discourse on "Ehud and His 
Dagger" closed another blessed day. 

SATURDAY, AUGUST 9 

The event everywhere advertised for today and eagerly awaited 
was the delivery of the public address by the president on "Com- 
fort All That Mourn", at 3 p.m The great publicity campaign 
had gone overt Now 105,000 persons jammed The Arena and 
auxiliary buildings, the grounds all around, and the eleven-mile- 
distant trailer camp. A private telephone line connected .The 
Arena platform with the Watch Tower headquarters at Brook- 
lyn and the administration building of radio station WBBR on 
Staten Island, N. Y., where other audiences assembled. Both 
when the speaker ascended the platform and when the chairman 
presented him to speak the audience gave him a great ovation. 
The orchestra, now augmented to 126 instruments, rendered a 
selection suitable to this significant hour. Then the speech began. 
The public-address system was working at its best, and every- 
one in every location could hear well. The speaker's voice was m 
excellent condition, and filled with the quality of comfort. All 
hung on his words in rapt attention, only to break out in repeated 
applause, on nineteen occasions. 

Referring to the cause of mourning, the speaker stated: "It 
is the truth that will make the people free from fear and mourn- 
ing. Receiving the truth, their joy at once begins, and that's why 
100,000 on these grounds today are all smiles!" (Applause) A 
reference to the "Axis Powers" and then to Daniel chapter eleven 
and "the king of the north" and "the king of the south" quickened 
the audience into unusual alertness. Both "kings" are npt men, 
but world ruling powers 1 Then the scales fell from the listeners' 
eyes as Judge Rutherford identified the 'northern king' as the 
ruling power which is totalitarian and represented in the Axis 
combine and opposing Jehovah'9 Theocracy and its servants ; and 
the 'southern king' as the world ruling power which rules and 
claims the right to rule the nations in the name of Democracy, 
and is represented in the British Commonwealth of Nations and 
supporting nations, but which also does not support The Theo- 
cratic Government. A brief survey of Daniel 11 : 27-45 followed, 
and ended all too soon. But when he added, "The Watchtower 
will publish the same, that the people of good-will may be en- 
lightened," there was a joyous expression of satisfaction. More 
applause, later, when he commented, on Daniel 11 : 45, "that will 
mean the end of the Axis Powers, including Nazism, Fascism, 
and Romanism!" 

Concerning the good news of The Theocracy he exclaimed: 
"Thank God that the message does not proceed from any man 1" 
(Applause) The fulfillment today of Daniel's prophecy and its 
understanding mean the "end of the days" is here, and "which 
is proof that we may confidently expect Daniel the prophet of 
God to soon stand amongst the peoples on this earth and many 
will see him and rejoice". (Applause) The audience thrilled again 



into applause when he added that the Lord's people "are looking 
for those faithful men of God and they will not be surprised 
when they come". He then proceeded to detail the blessings of 
God's kingdom, and interrupted to cry out, "I challenge any gov- 
ernment under the sun to point out any hope that they hold out!" 
(Applause) More blessings described, and he turned his words 
to his auditors: "And it is the duty and privilege of the peo- 
ple of this convention to tell the people of Missouri and of all 
parts of the land about The Theocracy." (Applause) Next a glo- 
rious description of "the Holy City"; then "no more death!" 
(Rev. 21 : 1-4) As to our period of transition from the wicked 
to the Theocratic rule, "soon the combined elements of wicked- 
ness will put forth their supreme effort in their final endeavor 
to destroy all who support The Theocracy, and they will cry 
'Peace and safety!' because they have all of Jehovah's witnesses 
in the jug I" (Applause, with smiles of understanding) "They 
shall fail, and none shall help them, because God has decreed it 
so." Then came words of hope concerning the Armageddon sur- 
vivors, followed by a contrast between the wicked and the wise: 
"They that be wise will choose to serve the King of glory and 
receive the blessings of everlasting life." 

With the words, "And now, my good friends, I am sure you 
will want to join in sending a message of comfort," Judge Ruther- 
ford read a prepared "message", addressed "To all persons of 
good-will toward Jehovah and His King, Christ Jesus". Con- 
cluding it, he put the question, "If you believe that this is the 
message of loving-kindness that you wish to send to the people, 
say Aye!" There was a unanimous "Aye!" seconded by great 
applause. During the speech Judge Rutherford appealed "to the 
people of my native state [Missouri] to calmly look into the 
Bible for the hope of eternal life" (Applause), and now he ex- 
pressed it as a "great privilege to speak to the children of the 
people of this state", and he asked : "What do world powers hold 
forth? Nothing! What does The Theocracy hold forth f" Every- 
thing worth-while! 

The speech ended and Judge Rutherford retired, but a further 
joy awaited. Before the speech the chairman announced that, 
anticipating the great demand for it in print, the speech had 
been published and copies were on hand. Now it was announced 
that ten copies of the new booklet "Comfort AH That Mourn" 
would be given free to each one there to distribute at once to the 
people of St. Louis, and without contribution; but any recipient 
so desiring and asking might contribute whatsoever he felt in- 
clined. The response to this opportunity after such a public ad- 
dress was electrical, and parties and individuals scattered to all 
parts, the slums, the sidewalks fronting the "cockatrice hatchery" 
the Vatican maintains in St. Louis, and other locations conven- 
ient for the quick-distribution work. 

Other presentations on the day's program were "Advice for 
Kingdom Publishers" by the Society's legal representative, and 
also discourses on "Transition" and on "Theocracy", all which 
were received with much aid and benefit. The supply shipped of 
the new booklet "Comfort All That Mourn" was quickly exhausted 
and distributed far and wide, and thus comfort from above was 
spread to other hundreds of thousands. 

SUNDAY, AUGUST 10, "CHILDREN'S DAY" 

On an occasion last spring Judge Rutherford stated at head- 
quarters in Brooklyn, "This is the day of the children." Today 
at the assembly marked the time even as such. The full significance 
of what Almighty God here caused to come to pass on this day 
will only be realized later under His revelation. He knows the 
end from the start. 

Early this morning, at seven-thirty o'clock, there was an as- 
sembly of tile candidates to hear the discourse on "Baptism", 
prior to their immersion ; where 3,903 presented themselves there- 
for, of whom 1,357 were children, and out of almost "all nations, 
kindreds, people and tongues". Pools had been contracted for in 



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Hn.liiwt lll r , 


":: : 


IlecroBS , 1116- 


739 


Colin J),i!.> (^ujckitnbiMb; 




Direct .. 1117 


749 
159 


Crems - 1.122 


Redirect ____ __ „„,„___ 1135 


Reerosn , L13S 


::■■; 


PkUr F. KclLmidtL 




Direct ... 113ft 




C-ri-.i^ ,.. „.„„„,.„ , ..„ 1145 


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Jj&mIcf L. MpLcuidro: 


EKE 
911 


n\r*f\ ufid 


Uroan I LCD 




1 (direct ...^.^ .„„_,_...,.,_„ 1154 


sin 

MS 


liwrca „.„„„,.,.,„.., ™„ m „ — ,-,r- |l& r > 


UnlAtw ArpulJ Hewlett; 


'K7 


Direct , HGG 


!i:.;: 


riTnuij iitjt 


liedireet 1204 




JtwrMB. ,_ _. , ,„,-,.„„, lSOfi 


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if..:, 


Arthur Allmrt Vl'orsLcy; 


ires 


IJirwt -_____™_-_™ ™™ lain 


loos 


Cr-DBi . . 1215 




T?«Hi™^t . _ 1551 




Recnua — ____ .„„„. 1221 


102!) 




1040 


RiJ|jii II. MEW: 


1056 


Direct - .. „ 1223 




O™ 1225 




n<_ii~-.» iw* 


1059 


TfecroB* . 1230 


106G 





Hch-D It il! I J l[n_Utt: 

Uiiwt 1-Sl 

Cros* ,..- 1232 

i denial' 1'jiiviii Hnriiinn; 

Iliivrt , I^K 

Itnlirert l£W 

K«r«i> .„. liiS 

\l"illiiini ['. ilfiitli, Jr.: 

Wiwl . 12S0 

e™«* i-M 

n^ijrwi vm 

Unvro.-u 1325 

WuaiiiP l>n)l«» i^rn'l); 

ISrort »_ 1^29 

('ru.- — 133G 

tJitlicrl Yurwwwl ilrf'orifnifl;: 

JllCWl . 1352 

Crom _„._„„„..„__. m ^_ 1355 

llninii"' lSin'il llinili; 

lllnMt 13M 

frniw __ 13** 

ItMlirWt ____ _ 1*0T> 

i m it LI. >k)-l-! 

THrr-et ,_„..^™_ 140T 

CfHuiii — HOT 

Arthur H, Rnnx: 

DinTt uaa 

f>iwi — 1413 

Iti-linrt _____ _____ i*4] 

lEnTim* ~.,™.„, 1443 



Nat linn ITmmr Knnrf : 

Din-el -__. 

t'ros* _ 

Ht-iliiM:! 

Hferaaa 

Willbin l'». \'^in Asrtnirxls 

Dirttt __,.„ 

Crpfs ».__„«, 

li^Sireet __ 

rtecruBS 



.._ U44 

.... U"(l 

_.. 14IW 

_ l-'iCICl 

_ 1507 

_ 1516 

.... 1536 

_.. 154.1 



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ili. Wiii-ifHn: 

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C_ 1730 



Fullflnrri 
IHtttniif* f&Minla 

-Artidt citlitlul "J&ron.ui- 
lii»n" _[>|it-4irins in llit Watdj 
Tuwor ninKUiiPB tinted UtU 

15, lyua ______ E- 



2,— Artu'le entitled "hi Min. 
B.iun" appearing in the Walili 
To_-ur luajjuzine dalvil Oct. 
IH, 1!HD _______ 

_— Luflu. Iron! ™*i li. Moj-k I* 
J. F. RtllltcrfMl-] dated July 
21, 1S39 ^- — 

4.— IVtltr from 01 in B. Jl0)'Je lo 
.1, t'. Itutbarford, diiteti July 
21, 193!) „__. ~_ 

5.— Arlir.k ctititled "JSriurca." ii]i- 
p^iriiiK in Itic Wnleli Tower 
»i_|^ul-v dated Nnr. 7J 71, liinu 

(i. — Articki cnlilli'd "For Your 
Info-rruntitHi" apfKoriaK in 
llic Wutdl Tuwcr m_g_-~u 
il_1i-<l We[»t 1, 1939 _ 



64 



1731 



C4 1732 



1740 



T— Statciiii'hl dntnd Pupt *!, JS.19, 
nmd Uv Olin Tt Moyk .1 a 

S. — Twelve '[i-jiiplslfts entitled 
"Til* luinrniAnt" JuLmL Jnn- 
imiy 1A3S, DcMTftheT 19.T3, 
-l;i:uiary l!Wl, May ISM, .Tune 
liElU, July 1&T9, AuEiust 1939, 

SvpUfiiiKT i»_>, October lana, 

Noveiolur IftSft, Dewmlt*]f 
19.10 nftd March 1940 



1773 



1774 



147 1T76 



Dcirribcrf 

Paic Fin 

_ l\itl liSU 



Ef.— PJiQtfijfrftpL of ftclLel . 

10- A. — A rtkii; on {kvijc 2 of tlie 
TiVuloh Tuner "*«jr"** M of 
.T;in. 1, l!>^t n entitled M W*KJi 
Tower iiuu|i4iigii" _ 207 1804 

10-R— ArUt'l': on last page g( tV 
Wnk-Ji Tainsr ma^arim; of 
J*n. 1, 1S38, entitled "Wot* 
Tower, Sample CopitV* .._„- 207 1BD5 

11 for IdeJiL — Letter from Oiin It. 
iluyle.tu J. F. ILutJ.L-rford, 
dnlid July 3, 1937 2Ui 1907 

12.— I'ltolograjili of Uia piloting 

phmt of Vatrli TWer liiLLi- 
& Tract Society at Adamo 
St™(, Bmufclyq . 21 5 1807 

13, — iMWr fn>w llie WalebteWo* 
Itiitlt; i Tract Society, Inn,, 
af llrooklym to 03m IL. 
'il'ivl( h data) Novem'tr 80, 

liosi. __. ...„. „,„,„-_ ail isoj 

14,— Letter Crm Oiin. IS. lloyle U) 
V, tL Van Aiiilmrgh, dated 
Nov.24 h 133U ....... 225: 16DS 

)&.— Ijitlcr from OJLb It. Jdoylu to 
J, F. RatlLerfurd, dated Aug. 
10, 1939 *15 IS© 

JC. — Tetter from Granvilk md 
Urate Fiske dddrewed to 
Era. liutlicrford and All tin* 
r^'Uici Family, darted July 1, 
1940 . ____^_ 43S 1810 

17.— Letter from Olio It. iLoyle to 
Fred and jMsxie Aeldy, dated 
Feb. 1, 1540 __™ . en isis 



DruriLnl 

AitaiLlpJ wl'rim*iJ 

File S'jgc 

l&— Copy i>f Idler from fllin IJ, 

Moyle lo V. F. Schmidt 1150 tSW 

LU.— <.'o|A- Lif Idler from Olin It. 

Mayle ttt V, F r ydimidt, dated 

J un. ii, 1IH0 . — 1150 1615 

20 U\t [i(col>— 1'uuphlet prvLiared 

lay A. A- Wnmlty .„„ 121G ISIS 

Defendants' Exhibits 

A, — Tirttvr ffam l\"aU']> TmvM 
lia! i If £ Trtrt itneiety, Iflt- to 

.lejii.ivalj'j< \t itnL'-KM'a ill Zulu* 
1, WWirimin, linled S..- :t. 21, 

VS.V.) , 10a iaic 

Bu— Ll-IUT frnui 11. Fink to J, F, 
RulhcrfurJ, doted S*pt 12, 
IEI3U _ - ™ 1M 1917 

C— taller fr It. Fink to J. F. 

Rulberfanl, ilnlhl Ke;it, 21, 

1999 107 18£1 

!>.-"! jfttiT from J. F. UtiLliprfortl 
1jj II. Kink, iLni«l S*pt 19, 
11133 107 1SSC 

K,— U'Uer frum .1- F, Riathflrfuhl 
to H. FijiL. Jjllwl S<!Jit- 1^', 
Ifffit 109 1S23 

Yj—Lrtivt IVntn J. F. TiutherfnrHi 

lo II. Kink, tktrd Ocl, 3, ]*>!*> 108 1S30 

fl.— Jitter frwiL H. Fink to J, F. 
[iuLJierdird, iliiu-d ;it[it. iiO, 
10W) . 114 1835 



Uw— Utter from H, Fink to J. F. 
rtulhcrford, datml Oci. C, 1BU9, 
urn] it rt'ply therein doled OtL 
3, ia?J 123 



Adjui ilcij or .IVinCcil 



1H3G 



L— TLitil ^r^i^j-jijjili in tine tniiuo 
eovcr of (he Watch Tower 
niJinfliine en; i ! kd "^'oliunis 6 
of No. 17, dat«3 t^pleniLeT 1 , 
laK*" , 143 1333 

I,— Letter from P*ter O. lloyk 
to J, F. Butherfonl, dated 

titpt 15, IMS ___ 172 1339 

Kr— KiiVL-litpe containinij printed 
■ I— -.;i ■ :■: enliEled "Infonna- 
licw Vital lu J (.-I iu vaii 'b Wit- 
■■mm", ilnted Sk'jiL 2i, 11J40, 
^tiiiiij.itin™ <>( Utter* ft-LiiM 

a n. llaylr ibttrd Hi-[d. S3, 

1!H0 ami Slav 1^. T!J+I] 174 iSW 

I*. — QueKtionnmre fillsd \jy Piiui'tt 

K, Mayle ™___ lfej IttfJ 

If,— I^'IJj.t sipiifti by Laura and 
Inland ti ou^f adiJ ru nwd "Dear 
Junu'ilinnH of II t Waupun 
Company'*, dst«3 Hepl. S, 
]i!33 „„___ . 2M 1351 

& — liftter rif^niHl hy Laura ami 
Leland Itouhcrjddrr.'iM'd" Dpar 
Fricii:li iif the Calurrunu Cum- 
pany", datud Sept, S h 1539 ._ 257 1B53 

O.^^lArt tcr nlpAHl l>y I^ura and 

[.L'ljlflll liLllL-fllltlJrL-.HMll" Dl-lir 

Ftii'iiLln of tfae Hui-ltin C'Diii- 

paay", dated tkjfl, a, 1939 „. 258 ]B64 



lit 



A.±TYlllcd 

Flu 



Dncrib^d * 

lie J'l'lllHlJ 



I'.— f^etier from Olirt B. Mqv1£ od- 
drt*M'd "Fred and Jeidie'*, 
djilf.l Aag, 24, 11)33 _ — .... 259 1356 

(J,— LL-ttur frwri 0!Jn It Moyl* Id 
(>. h'n-Lknd, dated fckpt 27, 
1DJC _„ 264 1657 

It— Wlec tnm 08a Tt. Moyk to 

Elmer Q, MuDaoi^l, ilatttl 

Di'i^ 20 a liCB .^-.„.,„ „ 271 133o 

ti for tileilt.— Letter of CAin 1L 
iln;Li' a;>[icuii]ij^ in tins SiftKi 1 - 
iiiH' utititiid "Tht P"^7iri-:ri- 
■iwt", uf Hl-ik. i, 1^2 ,.., 230 1666 

T for Wrnl, — (1i|>t>in(i froisi She 
Milwnukp" .liinfiifti of Ottooi!r 
1,-j, HH2 _— 2S1 WGl 

17. — Li-tti*™ [o «f frutu (J. Lt, 

Sl^ylo SflG I8C3 

V.— QtH'i-tiononiru fill nl lay Olin II. 

ll«>Jc, iliital .Inn. 2, lunii ..... Ii!tf TW3 

W.- l.i-H i-r from t>lin R. Jinyic tn 
Liu; lli'hik'ra of tlie WftEcn 
Tower llihle &, Timet Wixjipty, 
lur., ilat.il Jan. S, 1040 2SS ISDn 

X.— Twn letter* from Olin It 
Movie to Fnil ami Jennie 
Ae%, dated Feii. 1, 1D« an<l 
Jan. .S, IEH0. rimpectively 299 1SKJ 

V*j — tatter fnsiii Olin R, lloyle to 
Joint a. Miller, d#t«l July 20, 

una 29i loaa 



Fi»t ■ ft 

i— (!u|,y of ];-tli-r fmiij (Jlin II. 
Jloyls (hi ^Wi'iico fJiot:, daliil 
July 3D, 19*0 .......... 2SH 1!»S 

&■!.— fitter fr..m Olin U. M«yl B 
to I!, f I, Jiarber, dati-d Jtui. 

5, 19-to sse ia» 

r>-8,— Circular *ipifd by Olio. K. 

Moyk: _^....,„.. r 293 1012 

m. — fircnlsr entitled "Cod i» 
■Not (111? Author of Coiiii* 
bmh" _ _ 235 1010 

13-*- — ElMtopc inirjiieli wuu; «ki- 
Inined ;i rWnincitt identieal 
to Rrirmlanta' >j. Ji.,1 „ 2UC 1016 

J^V— Jailer frnis ['Uui-hi? X. 
Ifuyk- tihf-i.iter Dilly, datcil 
Hi-|tt. l«i, W.\3. with raral. 
Ofv. adclnunMl to Urn. Hai- 
ti* rwty ....... am iaic 

TKi.— h'-\ Itt frflinOlia R, Mnyh; 
In M r. Coiif <'l i r r ilalnl Kept. 
2, t«B ...-.-_ . 314 131E> 

J>-7. — l.utUT froni Olin R. Moyh> 
to 31 r. i'onfehr, datinl Oet, 
30, Ift'B „ 327 1921 

rui—lj'Mer frmil Olin R. Mnyto 

Uj Ur.AUw.ri. W. Cluun- 

btn, doted Jaly 2\ 1939— 3EH 1922 

D-1*,~ letter from Olin R, Haykf 
In Hm. cauii[iSh*rn, daU4 
Aug, ll f 1033 ., 392 1923 



ll-Nl. - irfltcr fr.Hii tHill li. Moyk- 
l.i.Xlr. I'ihiMji-, dalnl IVrii. 

]l i !.— i » I. >..i; .-:.i i: - . k-.| :..i>: - ; i:.ii 

iii Jj^idi' eivvar ijf iiia^uT'jne 

1>-12. — Tii]^ eneirHed portion' of 
itmi'le rorsr uf magazine... 

J). 1 3. — Fftvclujje containing tliroe 
prinU'd ii-;itl'1n and two 
priiilvti pojiirilitet^, all sent 
to fldilr^^a^e Attorney 
t'liiri'jifr Ki'utl, IH<1 Town, 
Jlttine — „ 

])-]■!.— Charter of (lie Watcli 
Towe* Uihls h Tract So- 
cifly, Jm_ a i'ennnylvania 
Corporal :uji 

n-l.'it— t'harler of Ilia Wnlrli 
'i'owi-r llililr & Tract Ha- 
eii'ty. Inc.. a New York 
Corpora: i un _ 

IMC IV Uli'lll.— l"n|iv (uiiFi^nt-il} 
i,r Irltur tn O. R. .Mnyle 

|nrii;innl Mi^ni'il .1. V. 

lriiUiL'iTur'Cl, dnkil A|iril 
2,\ IJCEI 

D-17^- Kolieo nervtij on Olin R. 
Mujle, dated Marrli 9. 19+Q 

&13L — Sutico MTi'eil on Otin H. 
Moylt, datMl March 21, 



Imi.lr.l 


iTl'r.ionl 


3D! 


.:i^7 


.i:i.l 


1U2S 


301 


1328 



412 



41.'! 
467 



1330 



1941 

1041 



4G7 1042 



A,h 



Described 



J)-l!J._ UlLcr frmii t)iiu B, llujle 

til U. H. KLllKlll, (llkllrfl 

Munii 22, iwo _— *es iwj 

D-SO.— loiter frutii Olin R, Moyk 
tn Mr. £ Mr*. Fred Aeljly. 
■LlIkI Dee. 3fl, lfl33 . 507 194B 

D-21.— CiMimiunieatioB in Tit? 
Wn It- klowiT in a g a i i n c, 
January 1, 1W0 ■ 508 104L> 

D-22— Letter from Mr, fr Urn. 
Aebly to Olin B. lloyle, 
dated Jan. 24, 1&40 „„,„ — 509 1950 

I>-23.— ■ TfodaratiaD appearina: On 
pjipe 31° of tlue Watch 
Tower lunjraain* '"■[ GeL IS, 



lSi.i'.i 



D-24. (or J. Lm|,— Letter from L B, 
Jiu-L^nn to J. F. Kutlier- 
Ford, dntrd Sift. 1?, 1S39-- 

D-23.— Page 3»J of Hi* W*(*h 

TuittHT ma^aiine- wililler! 
"in iljiriiuvny wilh Aelloo 

0.3C— LetUf from fflin It. Heyb 

tn C. J- Kicldioff, dot™! 
Kcjrt. fl, tJEW 

T>-27,— Imtler from Ottu It Moyle 
(.i ,1, CJ. Miller, dated Auc 
10, MSI __ — ~ 

E-&1 for IdenL — Copy at letter 
from Olio R, Style to H- 
L rurVUrut, dated Bit I, 
1333 __, - 



519 1953 



53ft 1W3 



1354 



.715 1-Oij 



655 I960 



. 67E 1M2 



J>-2D. — J'djujiliEk't e*rit»tlli*6 rulea 

iljld N'fJulllLjOjln Of Ue.Lll.Gl 

Urate ; 929 15C2 

U-Sfl. — l'a|*r conlaining ranolu- 
ti'oi nijfrtcu' T. J, Sullivan, 
II, 11, Kicmcr, Crant 
Suiter , _____.„. ',YXI IllLili 

&31 for Idcnt.— Letter from Otin 

li. Movie to Clayton. J. 

Woodworth 1KB 1KB 

D-3£ for TdenL— Letter froui Clay- 
tun J. Woodurortii to Olin 

E. Muyle. tinted Aajf. l. r >, 

1D39 _" 1100 1069 

IH1 — Article ponceming Jeho- 

ral/n WtirteMel apjwsnriftjj 

L:i the, Fe^l Digg*t of fdH, 

I'JSlt . „. HOT 1970 

DJ4 for IdenL — Ijettef From Jtf. 

II. Know u> CUio H. Moyk r 

dated Sept Z*. 'WOl *f"l 

JHIW from Olin K. Iloylt 

1d N. li. Knorr, listed Sept 

22, I!tCE> .„^ J -..„..- I4C6 1W75 

HJa tat IdfibL — Applimlion far 

Pjanctr S*rvin: mnd« b^ 

jrr T Br*M , ,_ t-tee 1975 

DJS. — JliiiufidH oF joint Mcotir^ 

aF Jtoardri of Director* of 

the Watch Toivtr Biblo & 

Tract Knocly of I'ennjjl- 

Tiuiia. and the Wnfch Tower 

Hilitp i Tri¥-I Kficicty, Inc. 

nf Spk Vurk, bolil Abjt. 8, 

IU3H ^™._„..„___™.. 1523 li/7j 



.'AibiiillM rr Winced 
Pl«< Pip 

I>-37 for lilcxt. — irijiutea of llctt- 
inj? of Hoard of Directors' 
of April IB, 192S - ,_.... 1541 193S 

D-.TK for Merit— lELnnt« of Meet- 
imp of Board of Directors 
of June II, 1330 15*1 1985 

D-3SI for Idcnt.— Letter from J- P. 
Rutherford to Joiseph Wl* 
lest, dated Auj. 6, l.W, 
with tl.eeli altiehsd - 1557 1985 

D-40 for ld*n|,— letter from 
Joseph WhflcHR to Host 
ReTHrremi F t a. nt i % J. 
,Sp*llmaTi, dited July 7, 
1939 . 1557 IMS 



Ai.r-cii .;. DniiJOif — iaKCOSU ]}frF*m3WUI* 



OlJS It. if OTLI, 

fiaiiil i^-Bss jhhoVmi, 

Thed W. Feive, VaXdaV H. Kkoue, Giust ScnTTEm 
Thosue J. &lhjjv*S, Wthiasi P. Huh, 3'^, 
Hnoo M. RieXm, WttliAic K, ViH Ahiwhaii, 
AaTHBB It. Govx, Crii»fc» A Win, Cl*it0* J. 

WoOEHiffllXEfs MftYfimV A- HOWLETT, WiTflli 

Toweb Bieu: t Tn*CT Socteit, a I'enn-sylYWda 
earporntjoii and W*TCnmwEB Bible jJRi T»act 
Societt, lire, a Now York membership torpora^ 
ties, 



Statement Under Rule 234 

Tliis action, wliifli van Isro-uplil to ree&rer Ofi* 
Hundreil T iioumuid Dollars (#H00,DOO) danajtea, 
Firtv TbcHDiaml DnMan (*nf>,000) upnn tlhd firn.t 
tiwrr f>f Ml mil anil Fifty Tliousand BpJbr* 
(STiOjnnO) uprm (lie neon-ml mUs* of action, was 
cuirJiiionewl Iny Olin H, Koyle ajraiost Jo«ph F, 
RutlnM'forji, Ff*i W. r'roni, Nathan, H r Knorr-j 
Granl Buiter, Tli«riiaa J. H-irtliran,, Williaai P. 
Hcmtlk, Jr., liogn H- Biemtr, 'Willurai H. Tan 



a'.''iif i.-u-ni iV™>r ;:jJ5 iji 

.AiiiNurjfli, Arthur R, (JibIK, Charlea A. Wiw, 
Clayton J. Winalaimli. MuUlitw A. llu^Sctt, 
IVakh 'fuwt'r BLIjIb & Truct Society, a Pofin- 
nylvania n>riioration, und Watditomr Ililile St 
Tract K^KriLty, ljtfc, n Sew Vurk nii-rnlKT«liip 
cur[niriHiuiL. 

HtTYife of minimDiiH nud eojiipiaint iigwin Sim 
ih-Fi'inlnul, tlujru 11. Itieitier, una duly tiiude Oo- 
tulny ll t ISHti. Service of iuiiijiidn* on the re- 
iLiiLLiiiri^r di-rtjuLanta wan *nivpi, and sunuimniiea 
vrvra ikJivurtd to dvfcnt]a.ni»* uttomcy. 

Hot inn to (tinjuihi for failure to elate a cauRt 
«f lu'limi wan Iliads, <denii.il and, upon appeal 
In Huh (.'ourl, the orilcr ckTij'infi the oiotion wile 
afliniiciL 

An firijrjjia] arwwtr wait yervn] nnd, anon uid- 
Ih>d isuidr? Ijv tlic |i|Ai»(if|, certain nllej;ationa 
sere rtrMien tlirrcfrnini and. defendants allowed 
In re-fdi'dd, The mur-nded nnswer wni rterved 
mi J i l i j [- '2, iy+1 , at wliieli tiiiie tlie in^ie waa 

jllijLIHl- 

TJii' nflinn wji* iritit to n jaty befen Jiisticc 
I'lilit'ltn, at Trial Tcnn, Part 14, licpi H uinji -On 
Miiy irhii and eBilirtK in May £Tili, vm\ at 
■n-tiich til in- Lin- jury bntusht in a Wttlbrt in 

favor ii|' till- ]il;lintiff llfxtn the fir-Hi fflrta* ijf 

iii'kini in 1 1 il< nuniLijbi iif KiftiH'u Tlmtwind l^il- 

Ijll'ri y,1jJ)lJ{)> aiid U|MB Iljft PWdmi miliar nf 
jii'liim lii Hie Jin I' hi nt ftf Fifli-i'ii Tlinitunml On|- 
Lu» (|i'i,iVin). Th* (rial jitwli« Inntrnfdfd a 
Vrnlirl nrxHi tin* nn-nml eau^e of nftlisn In fju-or 
nf drfnulantu cicepl tin- two (ttrpenla d'-fi>nd- 
an(«. Jinljinit'iit I'm Knlpfeii u[ian said xe-nJi* 1 ! on 
tin- noth day nf Juar. 1W3, award inc me plain ti FT 
recovery ujnin tluc fifn't t&iua of on" km upainat 



-J 

Staiemeui Under ilult 13i 

all the derendaritu in iho anioiint oF Fiftt'i-n 
'J'Jumsujid I'liur haiuirnl ninetydive HidlaiK and 
'J'm-i-isij- Ugiili; aiul upim tJie deeoaii taiaae pf 
Hi. i it, i. ji^-iiijfcl tiie [wo enr[iorate di-FejiibmlM ir, 
il^L' auiuatit nf lift.,-™ Tlmusanii and Kijrlity-five 

li-feiidajij.i duty inured T«r on ordrr ^rq.n1inir 
a ni'W trial ami fur tin unlii dinuHHjijtu; |hc enni- 
|i|.iin1, u|i.;i: all 11 io jfroundj net r«rth in .SwSiiin 
."i4li ■ ■ T 1hr t.Vi| I'ructie* Act nitiTjit inol:t^>^:jllac} , 
J'f tin: db iiLji>rf ri, wil it'll JiHition Uilh lU'itifl and 

i-xcpjriUHl albwcd the di-Fesubihtn. Tlicrcafter 
i In- ilefi-Bnt^iirt mciTed for n dircrlwl Terilirt 
■ i ii ■ I =■ i- rk'i-titm 45"-n or tlve Civil I'mrtin; Act, 
winch v.iLH lU'iiicd ami ciccininii allovred Uw; de- 

FomlintiL 

Tlii-fii lijm Ikmtj a rlianwe in Hie pnrties ami in 
tlii' :i.t1iiriicy* nince tln> lirhj^i:!^ of Mic action. By 
F.ti|iuhitiint t[:iydcn V-. Covtiijitiin, Kk|., wan kuIi- 
ptilulcd Fur .f<inr(:|j (i. (il.iMi>, Ewfl., ju nilnrney 
Tur (In- ilcfriKniiitfti 'J^lie lii-Femlan t, .T<ki>[>|i >*. 
[.'liHicrfurd, ilii.il nn (Tanitiiry J\ lf«2. uml llierj^ 
afler jjljtiiiliff iliiviiniiriiLi 1 '! tlic netieil awl did 
lint revive and nmtin up ilu- aclinn as to the 
Kulnh" i,f .[<HK>||]| V. IlLillicrfiird, iltttn^nl. ISy 
:- 1 i|,i.iiiiii,,i WalliT I! rin]il iliim'h, rj<|„ wan puls- 
«lilulii| Air Julin If, l"an Kunbitn. Kni| rh ait ;il- 
lni ric: 1 fur I he [tlaintiff. 



Notice of Appciii tu the Appellate Diviiipn 
NEW YOHK KUl'ItKHia COUfiT 

lllKQS ConjiTY 

County Cleck'a Lodei Number 13345— IL140 



Ous It. MViftX, 
Fbkd W. FftiVi, Xatkax H. Ki-ttULL, QhUTT KurrEa, 

TjlOM.lLi J. tit-LUVAS, WlLUJtM P. Hr-tTlL, JjL, 

Hue* !!. RmtEa, WlLUUt *!- Vast iXMOUM, 

/tinmen R. Cuus, CiwoUi A- Wiit, Ci>\t«* JT. 
WoobWMmc, Matthew A. Jlowunrr, WaXCII 
Tow-™ liiuu; £ Ttawr Socm, a PewuglvDnk 
mrparatian, and Wati'iitotteb Seulk asd Traci 
SjuCtrrv, IwCh a N«f Yw* momlwr».li!p eorporn- 
tion, 

Jta/M&Kta 



Si ii r 

You will hmr take it*rtc* tlial nil nlmfu- 
luiruL'il iIl'TcihI^hIm 6i«irfij appeal an hoili iiBrrtWHW 
At tour anil qUnttiw** i>l fact in the Appellate- Divi- 
sion of tlie Supreme Court, Bwnd DBfHtrtment, 
from tin final jttdnnfat in said action, ri-ndr-rod 
in [lie SU|imit4 Oflrt, King* Canity, and wilwvd 
in llic- (nice sff tiic Clerk (>r the County of King* 
on t)M 30th day of June, 1M1 in favor nl" th* 
plaintiff and nprninjil all tlie defendants apnn the 
find cbom of *f lion in the ftsnount of Fift«*n 
Thousand Four Hundred Ktoety-frHi TlnSIa™ and 
Twenty Cents : an4 a£*tfuTt tlse defendant*, WnleJi 
Tower Bibla A Tract Society, a PtaiuiylTanin cor- 



ttotict^af Appeai la the Appellate DiuitiiM 

juration and "Wuuditvwer Eibio & Tract Society, 
Lie., a New i^etIl njoujEj^nijiiEi ej>rjjnm1iun p Jo the 
amount of Fifteen TliooHand and Eijjhly-IJve Do]. 
Luj .1 ; nnd f remi iswti Bud srvwy ps*rl of baid judg- 
ment; ami u|hm naid appeal the defendant) intend 
to taring up for review ilk* interLOLdiate order 
omermliog ck- fondants' anoliun for n new trial 
toade ujilUit SjcUujj 5-19 of the Civil I'metie* Act, 
and every part a( *aid oritur cud* in thi» pctivn 
on tba li~th day of May, li-iS, an appeari in the. 
minuted of tho Court; a\id upon naid appeal LLa 
dif eodan ts intcui to bnjig up for rmew tbg in- 
(iL'cunSiaLD OTder, and every purt tl;ereof h ovoitt 
rutinjf tlie defendants' inolion for a dirteted Ttr- 
di<il in^kU 'Cinder S't'utiyB -i^'-ft «X the Civil Practice 
Act, aiul ta«:h and every jui-t of e aid order rutolc 
in ti..h in ■ 1 L i_i s i . dated July '20, VJHX and v>it<!r^d 
in tlic odiee cE tl.e Ckrk of tiit County of Kin£i 
(in [lie lilKt day of July, IMS; and from all other 
interijkcilioto onli-ib inade on INe trial of aaiiii 
jrtiiiii, and Troin eadi anil ever)' part of Ilia 
afo n.'sjLii I iifiltrit. 

Jliilvd, llninklyn, Kew York, July S2, 11M.1 

IlAfOEj! C Cfnucmx 
Atlarney fgr JK te;i(Jon{s 
Oflicc Mid p, 0. Address 
117 Adcnu Street 
Bro<iJil;n, New York 
to: 

VTiwn Dul'ch UA-usLy 
Attorney for PlaiiitJlT 
OJli^ and #. 0. Addrcu 
14 Wall Street 
New York, N. Y. 



I, IVitUrr l!i[n-lil;iinwn, ottoi-Boy for plaintiff, 
itu Iwn-liy Etfrlif)- Hint I rvrvimjil a true oopjf of 
tilt tithiu Nultec uf Apiwul up (lit 2^"d day i»f 
July l!Ml 

(Sl^juimIj IValtjsb UauiaiiiAUiHOt 

W.HJTtJI ]SaUCU[[AL l hiliH 

AtlciWtl for tlic J "Juintilf 



SiOTlimiii 

SLTUKJIK tUL'JtT Oi- 1 THE STATE OF 
NEW YOEK 

|*i jwp ma The Couktv or Kisuu 



OlAN it. il&KX*. 

PlaiRlijF? 
again! 



Jummi h 4 . liuTTKKiLnnu), I'ju.d W, I'V^se, K-m'il.\s" 

II. K9CIIHB, BaASTS[TiTE*,"ril<W4Jl*" J, ik-kAUM*. 

iirnl hhhu.' '"TIiohoia"' hesn^ Ik-litiwi*, tin: 1i"Uff 
!;:-«t rtiuur. of hi id tlel'ioulont lieiue; unknoivh to 
plainliff, Wiiahw V. IttjiTM, Jjl, IIubo II. Bj* 

ukb, ^'iums Jri. VaS AiiaujitH, Ai;t);uu ]t- 

tiuL-i, "XHAIUJIS" A. VlSi, firjjt IkBIBC "Ciijirlts" 

lieinj; fictitious, (he true first wwvr of said de- 
fendvii [joinjr unknown lo pbinlilT, Cu^tos J. 
WoObWtiHTu, "JIjjxolm" jL ]lo»U7fr, first nam* 
" Mj.jj:TiHjj " k'iiijr lietitiuui, the true [nat nft)H* 
of said defendant Ijcii^ iinkiu^'n to plaintiff, 
liViTUid To*hb Uiiuji &■ Tiurt Sootxi'j a Tcnn- 
gylvaitM pftr^tiration, aod \VAn:i[Tt™">:ii JIiulk &. 
Tbaut K0O«V, Inc., 4 New i'or*. lktidKtndlip 
corjMi ration, 

Defendant*. 



To die above noi:ied Def endont* : 
Yoir abb HKftEOT tuHHSWKip t* aeiwer the com- 



ub 



AbHIIBBV 

phtint ia iSiis neti<»rt oml to wrve n ^>py "f S^lit- 
n lir-N-. ■- r, t>r, if Hit' rniu|ihnnt ia tit wn'nl wLlll 

Elm wnuMAnu, tit BrtWi a ruvtifff of afipwraru* 
on I hi- plaintiff's attorney, wilhin trrnly day* 
ttfUf tin; aerTlei of fcfa rtmmaaaa oselusive uT 
the ilny nf «rvw*i and in pai* uf yotir f«)urt 
tn upjwar <ir mwRr, jinljjius'iit will he tjiki'ti 
aBfilRXt JOB hy delimit fr* tlie relici denuiiulnl 
in ttn: nmi|iiain(, 

Datod, New York, Oclolpr 7, 1340. 

Joiis- II, V** BPbiuk 

Atlnrni'V fur Plaintiff 
OJhcb 4 I f - O. Addrtn, 
2S1A Briadmy, 
Borough of Manlmltsn, 
City of New York. 



Complaint 

SUPREME COUUT, KINGS COUNTY 

ISajuu Title] 

The pSninlilT, by John H. Van Surdaui, Lis nl- 
tora«y, eouipLuinins of tlje defendants, rcaiitcl- 
fully alleges: 

TOR A FIRST CAIItifi OP ACTION 

J. Plaintiff U a resident nnd ettii*n of the State 
tii Wi sg<nihiiB. and wau fitmi shout Hay, 13iti to 
alxKit Au[ti:kL f ItJjLi, a roijdent nnd citizen of tke 
fcitito tJi New Yuri; and lint oVa} 1 * Wen a tHi**B 
o f lliii I' " in- d Suite* of America ; bo is an atturaey 
at law limiHfcil (p praotwe in the States of Wia^- 
eoltxin and Rew York and in Hit Supreme Court 
Oi tht United States and is. prewsnUy onssie^'d in 
(lie prwttia; of Jaw in tlie City of Waim-aioEB, 

\\ i^UJLsijl. 

2, Ujjnn jjifcirtisatiun and belief the defendant 
Wateli TouTr Eiihie t Tract Kocitfiy is m eor))ora- 
tiuii cjrjpinijed mid fiintiug under tins Ibwk «f the 
t'uiiiiLUkiineullli oi IVnriijlvania, (b«r*tsnfttr rc- 
frrred In as tlie "Hiwiety") iloing buiincss in tin; 
Sjulll "C Kew Vork; nn<l tii« defendant, Wntch- 
toW» Nibl*' S: Tract Kneiely, Inc. h a mxrabcrildp 
chr^KiruiiniL orpuiixcd and exist iojjundtr tlie laws 
of tlie State of K*w York, ( liert-inafter referred 
to a* the "CnrjKii'ation"). 

3- C])np inf"in!iAtii>ii and belief the paid Society 
and/or t'iir|>nrntiiin arc, and at all times Jw-rtin- 
aflt-r luntiwwd, llftvc bean eosafjed in the polili(*- 
limi ufa naajraziui kniiwn aft "Tlie Wa(ditow*r", 
a fii'iiii-nirhnlhly innsiwine, and otlter pulilientinrj 
of a rtdijjiouii cliaraettir and io f>roniu!£ating tb« 



bolitTs of a religuillx i^ituueil. or^uiiiiation or ntovc- 
inenl oiiJMiiJpl^' known a* , *JeluwaJi^ Witries^es 
and "i [inn EnfnrlEKLtiiiti ami l^digf all of the iiiuivjd- 
.. .... I'.'iiiJ^iiiH hi-L'L:ijL naiiM'd ore inendiergcof said 

Jul ihvj.Li '« WitiiCKMS and iJHrtru and/or direct"™ 
of Mti.il Sjugiety uiid/oi- Corporation. 

i. Tbo [Juiulifi VL-ai iKtrippi his rejiiksaevia tlie 
Htulu of New Yuri; from alNiot May, ID3T) In ahout 
Augunt, 151'ill, llio general fauoxd in eharpe of 
legal ]iuitters fnr tho will Ji'liuVjdi'd U'itnctwM 
and in charge ni' the U'^fti di-nartnteiiln or ll» said 
Society and Cor[KirHli0n dk-fendantu lh.'rL-iii, and 
pliiijitiff wan at nil lipn-.i keti-inafter inenthjnod a 
ineuilior of nuid 4 |i-huvah r ji Witnem^'iij 

u. The plain! iff i-^ and idvay« Iitm bf(-h. a fortb- 
rigitt, Isosifi't ami faL:liful tilixi'n of llio Klale* ftf 
WijifOJiKiii and Jf en 1 York and of tine I'nilrtl Stat™ 
of .\ii;i-rii-jL ^inl lilt- always Iwlinieil and empdu**ed 
liiiiniclf Jin HitcJi. and the plniniiff is and nlwayd 
Jiu^ Ih'vil devniutty relicriinjs, 3r.1l until tin: puliliea- 
tinn and rLrrulalicn hy (lie defendunt* of certain 
drfMittlnfy iiiatlur lierciimfler fc! ftirth wan al- 
■...:.. v iv|mUci1, osli'fitierl and arW}4ei| Jiy and 
anionfr nil lii? neifrolmrs, friciula and fellnw" pieui- 
li*]y of the mid Jvnitvah'n Wifniwue* nnd liy and 
mining oilier j^Khl and ■wortliy dli^ni nf aahl 
States and !h^ I'nilod eitnteii of Amwin* 1o I* a 
person wf i; nrj il name and fame and a Inyal men- 
her of the »aiil .l< , liiji'ali r s Witnesne» and an uttor- 
oev nt law nf Hift injiit repuinlinn for htmeiity, 
loyal ty nnd inH'Kfity. 

C, Tlte di-feiidnnt ItiLthprford and the other in- 
,livi.'liinl defrnrlrnl* hf-rein in or nimnl Bin] pri<,r 
totJie mnathof Octobef,l330,eonipofled,pabli»bcd 



10 



Complautt 

and circulated nn article entitled "Information", 
4t tujjy uf u'Jlm'Ii article i* hereunto annexed, and 
U1L....I- a [iiii-i het-euf, in* though si were fully mi 
:'iu Ui IM-Ticia. 

7. Tliv LLfuriilnirntiuiuid Knriety fir Corporation 
di.'IYikJjjilH Lirruaa mi ut aUitit Use l'lth day uf 
Oi-IuUt, li)JU t piililiiilnal ur iTiUnetE to !h< published 
a:i:l d TCU liltis L I i i; Willi ttrtiflfc vu lifted "Injur- 

inuliun" tu i\k tkloreiieutiogtaj jaaputinp, "Tin; 
VViittliltwtr* 8 * at |A|tX'« lis L iJ iiuiL Ltl7 u-f Volume. 
LX, Nu. 2U thcreuS, and hu* enured the. kiiill- 1u 
he puhtbdnvd and circulated i h rnu^lioiK Un siuU-H 
of Xvw Vui-k, WtHMIWJn^ ilw; United Stale* <?f 
America liu] tlAtwberft. 

8. Tin: defendant* maliciously, with actiutt r.iat- 
iee, ill will ami ijpite and with wantonnoss and 
twklut^nera published at a part of the said ar- 
ticle entitlid. "Iiiformaticis" in the aforenwa- 
tinned ipjitit! of Baid niajjazim?, " Ttie Watchl-ower" 
at Hie third ami fourlli mid cij;hEb pirapxafdji on 
])n.j;vi> nilii unci 317 (hereof of tlie af oremen ! lonod 
JKFu? jj! Haid mauaiinc, of and coucei-nimK U;e 
plaintiff and of and ccncerniTiP. fie plaintiff in his 
professional capacity tin following false and de- 
famatory matter : 

"At a joint naeetine; of the boards of dim- 
turn of the I'enasvlvania corporation and tlte 
Nev/ York corporation of |be WATOHTOW. 
Kit BIBLE AND TRACT SOCfiBlTf btW at 

\ht uflire «£ the Swift? 1 at Brnnklyn, K.Y„ 
tbis Sill slay of Aajrast, 1939, at winch njtber 
nisuibers of the family vera present, (here 
*n» read Id said boards sad in the presence 
of a B. Uoyle a letter dated July 21, 1939, 



CowjstoiKl 

written I)}' Kii J lloyle and addressed U> the 

IMLT-LlkCit uf tl If -SuClvly. 

'*Vur four years pust the writer of Ehut 
letter ban htuji rn trusted v.- i. e 1 1 the c i in fide nt iul 
Nullum uf the KoL-k'ty. 9i tin*' appear* eL.i 
Lid writer of that Itttiif, without txeVM, LLLhtLh 
Ihc family d[ Hod at iktlieJ, anil idonliSbi 
hiinmdf ad unc wiia bpta^s evi\ o.i;jmHt Llic 
Lui-(! k ji orjL^ini^aiion, and wluo i< s aiamuTEr 
UDiI eiilii|)l«in«T, even n* Eli? Scripkirc* nave 

foretold. (Jude-m*;! Cor. i-3; Item. »:4)" 

■ ■ ■ 

"Fwr f«ur yenr* Moyle n'lif entrusted »itli 
the rfiiifidtnliol mwllcr-s of the hjiirk-ly, and 
then, uiOkJUt excuse, lie ns*ini 1 1» and ataligni 
tliu*c who- tru*tcil Isini. Juda* wns ejitrusle<.l 
!;j- tl'riist Jei'iw with confidential nnk(ter«, 
and Judos fimvad lain unfaillifutnesti lay fur- 
ntitliina; In the enemy tliiit winch tlicy wyaid 
use nnd did ui* BKainsl tli* Irfrd- He. » , li* 
ItmJiaini tint hj-<.'t!i rr-o «f tlnj l^»rd niiiiiiniK the 
),i*ri| hiiiLKi'lf, lir-il tin' end (if KUfh ilir Srfi]>- 
(uit» j^jlainl)' )»itii qiiL IEaviiip tiutn wannnl, 
oatii ii-j:i> jnu>.t tliooMT lu juin tin? "m"il iwtv- 
aat" nnd tiiae the eaiuoqnsncwi (M,i;t. 24: 
4Ji-"il) "r I'l-inain rflishfnl to Jv)iaVi.ii ajid IiIh 

jZ";YiT-1I:M - I'm l>y Chrirtt JeJiU>l- Clu>nriS whmu 

you will «rvi'." 

9. Thft itefendanta in and by 1he jifnrewid 
^iiihtiNi nuittur nisant awl intended )n ehar^e bpiI 
<tid rLni-ftL' ami did eonv-ey to the renikrB thf reof, 
udd|; other tlnngi;, n;. : 



{it.) Tlmi the plaintiff havinp been entruated by 
the iklVwbnta with tonftnlen tiui iLiaLtLr* as Iheir 
gvnejral rouiiKel liad pnnved i'aitltLL.is to bU in:sl, 
and, in tlie UNLiim.T of Jndui, the mud who Imving 
I.K4.-H r.iiiiiidrly eiLlruiitud, lii:lra>*d Jahu Christ, 

lllU] in; t TLLJi Ld ilill UJ3L[lloyL,i Und JLLr, l\-llii\V JSUUIkL- 

btr»: 

(h) Tluil tlw> plaintiff Iwd Imronie an "cidt terv- 
jiiit", nils uufsilliful in JeJmvji.li jijid nn unlit ptr- 

j>mi ti,t iihiuImitji ui ,)eh<iV4il|'if WilntflHSS to BriHO- 
i:jut« Vi ail i. 

\v) Tlmi hy n-fi-rriiii; Uj Jmlc, vnrufK 4-Ki, the 
H]i'fi'M(i;jni* juii-uiliii 1n uii.J did ehursM: ;irnl nmvey 
Ui Ibr wswWji Ihi-n'uf llsat in Aoennuuin! wild Ilia 

iKdiufn uf Ji-hnvjLii 's Wikitt^KtM, "li^ plaipiilff ha£? 

put liiniM'ii' in L,|i|in:-L[iiin (o tjiid's ijowrmiH- at 
l.i:iI Ls jl iii^n wh.( iuu ikmied the Truth nnd tiiere- 
liy riinnjiiiud n itin, lli-r neriult of vrhira «jTnlfiiiBd 
iii in In n n.<'"r.'l ilealh and eternal derirnetiun, a 
rltJtb fnilu w liic-li IhM* i^ nei ri-Mlrtwliuii. 

til. Tin- j)Ih*v<> iiuikttd ]iiirlioii!i Df Hie Maid nrti- 
rl v liin-iniiinivi- Kfl forth in nant^npli it, w*re in- 
tended by ihf ih-reiuliinLi t« h aiii] did e4nlinu<.'£ la, 
nnd Bill iimtiniLL' tu injurt li;r pmil repnliilinn 
uml L-liiirjrtcr «f I he |ihiintiiT l«dh ax n mim and 
3l-, a liwyrr, and won inteiulcd to, did, enntiittu 1 ^ 
to, and will (AittimK to, injure the pJaintiff's fe^l- 
injjii, wind nnd Wly; 4nd the same waa calculated 
to, did, due* nnd njll eontiiivie to hold the plaintiff 
up in pi:i:li,7 wurn, hntrod. fnnteuipt, ohl^via/ and 
ridiru3p h alul huf- Hinmul, eauhfr* and will cobtinue 
to emwe the plaintiff tu lie nliunned and avoided 
by bus fiifiidn, aev^uai ntaaouH n:iii oo-mtisben o( 



11 



CeiittpJjItilt 

Iha aforemtiniioned !ytcuty ui lr1uivu.ii** WH- 
ne^ 1 -!'-. and tu KUlTh'f lornt uf UmHtH in j.is jjrufeK- 
uion, all to IlLk damage in the kuiu of Fiily TJiou.- 

FOB A SECOND CAUiJK Of AtlTIOW 

11. Tli* [tbintilT nrjieats ar-d nallesei irilli tba 
naiiLri fot-L* an L l ffT«t as. tjiouph herein set forth 
in full, each and evi'ry alb'^jLlinn et-ntainf-ij in 
paraj^ra]?! ih. 1 to J ini-lu^i*'!' hanof. 

12. UjMhn infornialkiB and iiefief the drtrwinmta 

r:un'il Liir jLikrlu (iiltilvtl " liifuriiiJUiun" liureiii- 
alyhk r « IM'T^Tri^i to 111 fKir-j^rapk 7 lii-ri-uf tulle ri-iiil 
and [laliii^bisi 1n and Iii-L'of4' varioiiii iJN'cliuLTH of 
JehoWlll'ri H itjH'^n^ ill Vnrjon* hIjlEh'ia of 1 1 j l b 

I -iii'. j 'l ^fatoa "f ,\uwtirn. 

13. Tlie aforcua'uliun«l Society or rnrpnratinii 
defendant* Jn>n-in f>n or almul the ]'ith day of 
Mov^fntier, i'Ji'.i. publinhiil nr faiLsed lo he pulf- 
3^ln-d and eireutateil an article withled "ti!iitrcpi T1 
in the afureuiuntioned nia^aiim? "llic Wnieli- 
IOWl*r". at ]Hlf,'i'H XP.t to I5-1S inHlPiW of Volume 
T.X. [*(». '22 tluU'enf, nn.l cailw^il jbi- unfile |o In' 
[■.-.'ili^li-'il and ■rirvulu It'll Liir'in^hiint Elk- Sillier of 

Mew Vurk nnd WisroBsin, Ihe Tniied Hiatcn »f 

Aluerieji and eSsetvhiTP. 

1J-. Thi' di L f< L ailanlK lierv-'in iiKiliHoiij.lt', with 
mdimt nmlire, ill will nnd sanitc, nnd with hh 1 11 iji ■ 
ne^ and rertlei'sneiii', [luhlishfnl n? ijartsi of I he 
ucid article nntitled "'^narsji" in Ihp nfnreiiLeiu 
tioufsi ii=suf' uf riaiil niasaiin<* ( "Tlit WalfEitdw^v" 
coinineiietnjr n1 flic end of para^ratdi at p&po 3J2 
and at fia^i; ^14^ tlitTiwf, and at tin: Aral [KirniEmph 



-.2 



Ctmpitini 

fl£ page 344, eatitltd "Toftgttt", nil in the said 
issue of the bald ina^aziac- vf and ceiDcemin^ tlje 
plain ti IT and of nnd eonrorn inj; the plaintiff in lib) 
prubrh4iunul coiiatisy, ilia following fuJM: and 
dtfainatvry iniitlcr: 

"The jlij.ii who eljiiiipi to have ccmsnefatod 
hiniKLrlf lo iiod and W'lio IhtJi tiLTtn hi ihi tt'Imt 
ia jnjuieral]/ *alltH.l K n K^nd fellow* tjihvnSHt 
a1h(T.i h Ljnd eraves the favor uf men, prove* 
bbiLsLdt' thcreJiy to tw a inati-}dra»vr, which ia 
an uluiniinatioji ia the i»i^bt of (Jotl. (l£ph- 
(iili; L'ul. 3:'2'2) If n juaa i-Liimi to bo coiiit. 
erulml to Vcxi ami i,ia lawyer and aiirh!ir* in 
court a» ciiuiiH'l for aaoiiiL-r txiuwcmteil jicr- 
kon, and 1hea cnwiducti hiiHSpJf and 1he ease 
on trin] in nuch a manner tltat hi; lui^ii! rc- 
EQW4 i lie 4ij>[»ruvji| of olheriiKn in the rourt h 
Midi Iwwyrr in 4 iiinn-pli-aner and pmvcn hi* 
unfaiKifuliu'jis, !o i J ...I and tn tin- liini;i]oia." 
' ' ' fine wIjii lailjl or n?flMH to lrn,k well 
tu tiDil lIi-I'itliI tin- intorcut of a {'lirinliiin, arnl 
dDrn mi in sfiuVr ilial lie- inj^il appe-ir nn a 
(,'ohlkI fifluw in ihi' e>L'.ii ef utltcr men, in tliere- 
fort- tin? enemy uf tll-ibl. 

"itnr whuin [he i/,nt Eavnm with a iikifp in 
his orsintKiitioii, and wtura per?-nn invnpiiii 
II INknitimi tlieroiii <sf LMinliihuhf tuwjird bis 
M^anriatMa nnd rbi< lit rhnfpe cuuiidL'nlinl 
uuiltery. anil vrihn then ansnitlts (be nrannisoi. 
Sinn with false imd evil wnnl*, itbown ainwlf 
to hnvp lioen en.ijULN'd be the wietwi iiue. If; 
dhtriflwii (hat In- In* ij;norej| (ind r n Word mul 
Ibu heen led liy fear that be will not receive 



;;: 



Castpliiat 

the aiipraval of ctlmri unless lie follows Hie 
course of evil spcakinjf. isueh a person show* 
tliai be ban no IW of Ood, but that iie .bus 
t'k'ar jnen, desiring their approval, He like 
wiita iliowa that if lie ever bad a virion of the 
3;ii:-,i,iii: ]lc iu entirely last «ueh virion. 
Having once Ktarted to serve, the kingdom, 
anjDn tblt one luis a. vision of tbe Tlxruf ratit 
j-7.iv<;rninint and then wholly and viuapletcly 
deeulcti himself 1a and cndeaVOra lo prnnetiO 
the intcwal of the Ttioapracy, lie is eerloin to 
be cninaiied by Uu> Ilevik" 

IT). The di'tiuLibinlK inivniled lo nnd did, in the 
pari* of n*!d article reb-rri-tl lo in paraKrni'h 14 
herijof, refer tu the plaint iff nnd in ami hy the 
Biorenatd ifuulwi jwirU at the naid article meant 
and iat^'iKLni |o ehar^o and did cJutr^c ami con- 
vey tn tin: rpiidcrH lipi>!iji, aUUKiiB; other thinici*, 
vk.: 

(a) Thai the |i!;iinlilT had ln^n charged bk a 
ktwyer Willi the iLel'eioiP uf tjie inlereclii of Luji 
elipnl* IiiLE i\y,i\ hr IjlilI fuihil 1u proEevL nin/h in- 

terpirt* uml km I l««a onfaiahfal. 

l-:j That thr ]]UiialiJf, Imvinir bi'cn coas'e'emlcd 
tu iinik wan a.-f a knv\er di-Hi^iateil tu di-fi-ml the 
iialnu'estK 4hf u-thn'r H-iiii^L^'T^iEHtl [H'uph L , hut (lint he 
fnibilnnd fcfltWll in tnuk n'rll (odefciml Ela> inlerv 
esls uf tli* rujL^icrati'il hrrltirpn ilk fimlci- Elmt lie 
«iii;lit a|ifu"ur n» a "unml fe-llnw" in Hie eyen uf 
(HIht iiwis. nmi I hill plaintiff i>, Dierefore, the 
Micnovof t'hriri. 

(e) Tlialtlic tibiinlin - , having ljeen ravoreilwiih 
a pwtilum of tun UlU'ulic and tuuil in the Lord** 



li. 



CttHpisilti 

erKaxiiiitian, hail proved failhiess to hi*, least 1k- 

riu:-e bt <li-i-ifi.il 1ha appfnval ftf JibBll instead of 

Iiavuifi ii j»L'ft|nT fear Liml reverence to (he word of 

(i<uS, and (bnt the jdaintifT had been anwl by 

I he devil, 

1C. The above- cjiinled portions of the Hint ar- 
ticle berviitaliova net forth in pai-nprarah 14, were 
intended ih>- tht deftntbtnti (n, mul dW, eoniinufta 
to, :inil nil) continue to injure the^n™! reputation 
and rim meter nf (ho plain] iff hviHi M n. nan and 
u» n lawyer, ond wjih intended in. did. en-uHmies 
to, anil will continue In. inj'iTe Ilie plaint iff'* feel- 
in;;*, luind ami body; and (til HUH wan euti'iihiled 
to, did, d"e-s and wiitcnnSinue t"h"l'l (he |"kd«lilT 
up tn public worn, tinlred, rontctirpt, oblaqiv and 
ridicule, ami lias fanned, carmen ami will nwliirui! 
to cause the plaiuiiff to he idninned. unit avoided 
hi" Ids frienda, nctiuaintunceH. and rn-mctnliers nf 
tile aTorptnriLtioried Kaeiely fif Jehovah's Wit- 
nl-sse-.N And In *nilcr lnam ci-T jnr-Oulr in Lii.M Jirofen* 

tion, nil 1n his damage in 1ii* Man itt Fiflv Thou- 
sand Dollars (£50,003), 

WHEREFORE plaintiff nVmandu judgment 
ijjiijiist Urn defendant* in (he mud nf One llundrod 
Tlin'.ijio.r.rl Tj<i1Ia™ (8100,000) topetker with Ihn 
toil* and duilrarM-mrpla nf tkia, aclioa, 

JOflTN H. VAN BDEDAM, 
Attorney far PlnJTHi Jf, 
Office, ami l'oat flifice Address: 

No. 2S3 H roadway, 

y,,in.'jL-:i uf Manhattan, 

City of New Yotlt 
(VerjfW by Plaintiff on October 7, 1ML) 



Exhibit A, AleeihI -to Campl*iu| 

"DJFCRUATION" 

"Being; reminded that tlii* irf (he time when God 
i* removing from his organization everything Iliat 
Can tie s-hnken, 'that those thing! whkli runnel be 
shaken may remua' (Heb. -1330V 27), the inen:- 
ben of the btwrd of (Iir«tt»n nf tiic WATCH- 
TOWEB BIDLE AND TRACT SOCIETY, far 
th» infamiatinn and prcicftitsn of those wJw are 
dtTOtAd to God'fl or™animt i<jB, reqneii that The 
Watcbtower. piihiish what foLLowa: 

On the iilfit of July, liffi, a paper writing in the 
iorjsi of ii Letter, nifmci) liy O. It. Sfoyle, was left 
at I he Aeuk in tin' lnhlpj' of tha R«1hi.l liotne sil- 
drc^LuJ to the prpjiidfrnt nf the ^ofiety. BHaunc 
that panel involved the entire: furnily at iiftiiel.it 
mm pi-opci-Ly hrnuffbt Iwfare the Ixjiird :n.i! tx>- 
tm Iht fatnily, Tli* Vtinf, being nilcilwith false, 
nlandcrous nntl lilwlnuK *1 r-1 ej:it;i!ji, vi'as Trie^ir- 
ously Mtndcmncd hy tin brinrd. nnd !«■ nil ISit nieni- 
bcra of the lfftliel faniiJr, The Hoard unani- 
nii)Li.ly adnpteil the fnlhiuinp Ki?noliitiori, which 
wan al*n apprm'nl Iky the family: 

"At a joint mcttSnjr of the bnarrU of ilireelnrs 
nf Ihe IVinihvlvania eorpnrafinn and the Hw 
Yorlc corrwration of Ihe WATCHTOWER 
BIRI.K AKT) TliACT SOaKTY haUl at tl« of. 
ftco of the Society fit RronLdyn, N.Y, thin Stit day 
o( Airsiit, l^il^, nt vrbich ntlier iHembfrrt of the 
family were present, (bfii* wmr read to wiid 
boonli and in thr prejienac of O. H. Sfoyk a kttnr; 
dated Jnly 21, 1839, ^Tiitfn hy aaid Ifoyle and nd- 
artsitui to t\w pnMirlent nf the Soeiety. 

''Par four j«ai"» prntt ihe write'T of that letter 
has r«'an ontrustcJ iiitli 1be +on.ii(iential matters 
of the Sodety. It iww [appears mat 'be writer of 
th*i miar, without eicaiMi, tibci» Ihe family it 



Kshiitit A, Autrextd In CtiiiplaiM 

Qod at Itethel, mini iilcntificn liinmetf an tinn who 
tprjjdf rvj] a^iinni UkC l<ofd h * urj^tnisnliun, and 
viaa i* u inUhimroj* anil mntplnincr, aven a* iho 
-jrfi|iUiri-H havi- fnrdijM, (Jade 4-lCj 1 Cor, 4^1; 

'Tho iimnU-r* of the irtard of ilirtn-tori- h<:rehy 
rt'Minl tin- aitjuflt critirLHiB Afrpcarin^ in that let- 
ter, diiupjiTOri; of the writer nail Iilk net han.*, and 
UMicnnimenJ ilijt (he pn^hU'nl nf 1hc Society jtn- 
riitdia!ily tei-ininak- tilt rclatiomdiip of O. It. 
iCoyle to the .Society in h'fjal eounie] and as a 
moiiahoif nT Ihu He; he! rarnily," 

Juiik rrftn (he introduelorv para^lfaiib an* 
ncur-cin; (he writer's purpose to leave Belliel at 
a fbced lliae, ever)' paragraph of that tetter is 
fai;e, nlled with lien, and is a wicked alander and 
lihel not only ajairmt the rtre.Hii.leat hut a^aintit the 
LDtii-e family, and r*r lint n-ii^jQ (he letii'C haa 
nut ix.'en pulitiitlitd by tile ftneiety. He r«|(Hi1ed 
Cnnnnhilion (o paiiliiih hi:; Jetdr, and Movie, 1k- 
ijip refuted, now eati&cs bia liU-loui paper to be 
ptiblinhed and cirr minted atonnq: eortain coni;)ani*a 
of !be toanrrralnj, t'Slis.inf!; (bu Btliin 1(1 frf; pub- 
li<Jy ri'ftd, ami ihen bv Isis. own wnrdm wbieb may 
he called "fair speech "\ he ptetenda to lie in har- 
mony with lb* Society, and tlraa further fleecivea 
the unp-ui-pct liner onca. Ilia only posniblo purpniia 
in fuj-llu'f noMLaninff IttH lt-tt*T i« l<> juslify him- 
seir urn] ]n "jTjiEse divisiHsn ninonj; the hrvlbrra", 
bosh of wbieh are condemned by the Won! of Guil. 
(Luiie 16:1 J; Hojil H3:17, IB) >'or tbia rcmsnn The 
brelliren ahould he warned. "The afore-meutionrd 
letter 1 Inline; filled with lien Leveled ajrainm JLic 
bietjiri'ii, l lie mum i« Jmd'd hy Jrliuvali: "S-ii: 
tiling di'itb the I^nrd lialo; yea, seven 4r* HI 
Abomination nnto hnn: — a falsa wilnesa (hat 



i l „-,';ii.': 



L'M.r.ir^ tu i'omptumt 



Bpaakelii lies, and Lie that towelb diuoord a-ionnj 
bmUiKNi.'— IVov. C;lC-Ly, 

I')- induein^ otlierw tn ^uin with hini in (be ei/- 
ci.hiliiiiL and pulilii'utii'in nf Ids ubinileroiui letUT 
anuno^ lliv i-ojiiiceraleil he inobi-ji otben r iarl >' 1" 
liia-wrmtf> Tin 1 hl.imlcrnim |m|»T, tn-Lnji in anptwi- 
tion and ngaiaat the int^reiit of ILie Tk*MntW 
fjoveTninent, in Ldva^ia^ only to tLic lkviL nnd hi* 
earthly aseM*. 

Far fi)«r yew'" Moyle iiii* entruittcd with tlm 
confudcnlial inn tiers of the Hueii'ly, and llien, 
without (ascase, he oiwaultn and mnli)?a* tlio>ie who 
trusted him! ,ludan wan entrusted by Christ Jfrauj 
wich conCcIpnlial notlwa, and Jailas prnvett Liix 
nnfui'htidneKs hy favniubincf to Ihe enemy (but 
which 1hey cmdi] ukc- am] did aic nRuin«t the Lord. 
Jle who snali;:iTi Ihe brethmanf tLic Lord matitnvs 
tlie Lord hiinwlf, nnd :l.e e:id of tueh the Herip- 
tnrea plainly |wint ngt. Hnvia^ hc-eta wamed. each 
one mast dtooso to join the "t-vil HTrant' and lake 
tli^ BHinwijaeuefii (Jfiitt. 24i+R-*it) <af- reniain 
faithful tu Jehovah and his prciverftfflMrt by tlirint 
Jeuas- Chonw whiaDi you will serve, 

(Sijrjml) KTli:D \V, KRASZ 
N, H, KXORR 
(iRAKT SUtTKB 
T. J. Kf!f,f.lVAN 

W, P. 1IKATII. Jli. 
11. If luKMHtl 

\v. r. vas iViinrnaH 

A, IE, GOVS 
O. A. W1SK 

C. ,T. WW JD WORTH 

AI'l'flOVED KC)U IVaiJCATIOB 

j. r. ruthehford 

Prea. 



1!, 

DcfciidiQU' Fitit Amended Amwer 

SUPREME COURT, ICIXCS COUXTY 

[ijame Title] 

DefendianlN, bv (lu l i f lllatn^V", .Tmic-ph 11, t»b:^^ 

and Hiiyden C, fjuvin^ton, fur tluHT amended] 03- 
(War to' Die coingilaint bon'in: 

1. Deny any knowledge or information thereof 
aaliicient to form a belief un to path and every 
allegation. BntairKd in [Uri#?aph 1 of ILie (om. 
plaint 

2. Adu'iit the allcBationn contnincd in para- 
graph 2 Of tin: l4j:i plaint. 

3. Admit the attcgzitionia contained in para- 
graph 3 of the complaint. 

4. Admit Ih* ol!ej,-ntinp* ^flittnined ill purn- 
gra)lii 4 of the complaint, except the allccration 
that plaintiff was at all times a "mamher of Jeho- 
vah 'a witnesaeV, whirh ii> denied, 

5- Deny any fcaowlpulp' or infnrinalion llineof 
sufficient !o form a h>etief as to oiicli and pwry nl- 
lec;ntion eontained in parnitraph fa of 1he coin- 

ptaint. 

C, Admit the allcgajinn coalainivj in ] uirnfirn [ah 
€ of the complaint. 

7, Admit ILie atlejrfltion contained in paragraph 
7 of the complaint. 

3. Dfny all filleKationB in rmrajrinjiii S of the 
eoruplninl except the pnlalu-atinn nf (he porlinnii 
of tin: article quoted in tnrfl^raph n of (he eom- 
plvJot. 



fJin/ri/ffopf J* Fimt AtufMlttl An^cff 

9. Deny efcea n»d every a I leujition contained in 
para^rj [di [) of the complaint. 

IH, Deny ouch and evwy nlb'fjution contained 
in paru£i'a;sh 10 uf IW Hinniaint, 

FOB A P1EST fOlll'LETK DEFENiiB 
I'U THE I-'lli.ST CAUSE OF ACTION 

DEi'iCNUAK'rs ALLEGE; 

11. The puMiealkn nia<Jc tin banis of ILie FIRST 
CAUSE ()E- h ACTION, to wii, the article pubtislMKl 
in (be * ' Wn teJilower' h magazine of the bisna of 
Ocloler l& r iyj3, VoLuioe LX, No. 2D, under the 
hc-ading "lSFOillf ATI ON" » THE TItUTH; 
aaii in lliig canneetion dcfcHiklitt aU*£« Uie full 
faeti atuwrtag llut such publication u THE 
TRUTH, m folio*-*; 

Ii For some yearii prior to July, 10311, the 
plain I iff clabned to lie on* nf Jehovah'* uitniansea 
mnJ n niCAilaer of the WtUb Tower JJibW L TrMt 
Socii-ty, di'volinj hin (inie as general cOuniel for 
uiLCji Society ami residing at i(a InadtiDarteni in 
lifuuilyti, Sew York, at 124 Columbia. Height*, 
mid liuiinljiitiin^ his rilTu:e ns itUeh eultnaaul nt 117 
AdaniH .Street, Brooklyn, New fork. During such 
tlnii- hi' vijih tBtriS»[<al witl certain Ic^aL nuiltera 
ivcrtniuing lo the Sncicty uod Jehovah, a witnesaen. 
For iomemonlhii prior to July, 1939, iheplaialiiT 
sferetLy had prufes-sed a grudge again*! HOal of 
hi* bretlt'en nnd n desire to cause a controversy 
and stnfo nuiong hi* brethren in Ihe organization, 
ami partlentarly in the incinocrjshtp of llm Organ- 
tuition at )ioailn.iLarters, and a desire lo atiar.don 
aLs responsibitilLiK And the mid cyguaizatioiL 



1!IJ 



21 



£ 



frcft'itfoKiJi' First Aii\t.tttkd Annuer 

U. On or about the twenty-first day *F July, 
1D3D, the plaintiff delivered a paper w-ritten by 
hiau to tJte person in charge ef Hit lobby desk At 
Hit Uethel lioinc, lit Columbia Heights, Brook- 
lyn, Ni.'.v Yorii, oddruMtc] to ttie defendant Joseph 
F. Butherford, which W3S subsequently delivered 
la mid defendant and [ilaititiif lilt and provided 
defendant no opportunity lo discuss the matter 
with pluinlifl", iStteh paper purported to he a letter 
■a-biulii falsely accused ua:d deacFidari unj many 
other pert-ons at the headquarters of. the Walelt 
Tower HibJe & Tract Society of. improper conduct 
and inconsiderate action toward those residing 
■ad working at Mid hcndnuartera. 

11. All of LUcJi ACCUSationS eontain«l Let t.uid 

hitler filled with lien were false, slanderous and 
libiiluii^, both n* to tilt defendant Joseph F. Itullt- 
erford lt.iI the other person* mentioned in such 
|ka|teT nil well as the entire organisation. 

15. Sulbe^ucat Id tlte writing; of such letl Iff, artd 
before actual delivery to defendant J. h\ ltuther- 
ford, the plaintiff wrOngfnlly published copies of 
same and without invitation and on hie u» initia- 
tive later pub] kind the same arid Later caused the 
name to he publicly road, and Infer circulated many 
filler false 1 :!l'.i! l-K COlteel iling defendants, prr.nr,; 

JchtlVJlfcl 1 * hVjtlM'KHflH. 1 CUIIj]l&ltEt-H 0.1 tilt COnSC- 

erottd, in many other [mm of the country, and 
while bo publishing the suid Letters (wpfai of 
ionie of which are atlafJtcd hereto aa EXHIBITS 
C to 11, inclusive) continued to libel and jdnnder 
ami iltf hjiw Hit- name of the defendants to junlify 
hilnielf and also therey enoxinc; dii-iiion and strife 
among Jehovah's witnesses throughout 111* *i*lir» 



Jttfcmlaiitu' First Amended A&£U£t 

United yinko and otlemptine; ta destroy tin or- 
panimlion thereby, and did, a» staled in tke ar- 
ticle, become a. iulm vihimn LJmt sjiciikt-tii lies 
nad sowetji diiCuird ; tunl Hut iho plaintifl induecd 
others 1st jitia with L::n in (he f lrcjluiioii and pub- 
licattJU of Jits «uid *«anderotis letter among die 
coiLsiHjralt'd and jjuide theni parliea to liiu wiatig. 
In order to put die trutsi Ltfor* ait of Jcuwub/e 
witneEiei, who iiad huanJ o( twit [mhlieation o£ 
^:LLl] i'ol*it ttCfusaliujus the "WultLtuwer" inojja- 
jiie, tli* oflithjJ [luhlicaiion of Jvhovuli'ja wit- 
IKWica and of the dotmutaiti in Hit United Stated, 
pubUdlied the article "l^FOfillATlOX" no ii Lo 
tiaow the truth audi thereby enahlo ail other of 
J thovali r a wiloaBiCn to protect tliemuelveu and Nu.> 
orjjuniiiitian. frutn die attempt ua Llie part of the 
piainlilf to liht?L il.'j'i-odants ajid cifdt.v. strife and 
division nod trouWe hy Uit cir?ul«tiva uf (he Ed»v» 
d<;w!i-ibed Liittef*. 

Lii. That because the defendant! art hend^ 
quartera «ervantit of and tp|!tiMii»Dl»tivr» of * 
Cbiijilian □ r|^iHit4itivn and fitch in adniyoninincd 
nviniiiiier of the goft[ifl, kucJi >;(alements contained 
in eaid lo tiers, dine to defendnnts ' peculiar and 
( , oiiri'iiiiti4Ll relutinni'.l n p >'il-i "il nlhcr <<i Jiliu- 
vali h i witnr-Kurs in lit* United tilutcd, atuounted to 
and were iibeSou* »lalenienl* bm to deferuianl^. 

11. Jeliovah'd vntaaaa and the twn HMiielies 
asnetitut* Uijd'fc tuxaiixatien OB I'artli- PklinllflT't 

hmiiy ftnd HpMtd **"ijK>n*l *«'l »«li>MS)uent 
vicious slapdi'iTH jind lilu'loun kttcn iijjninut <Sc- 
fer.danti and sjlLi] orjeubation constituted 
■fljjeakiiijf evil* BKiun«t God's orgiiai?*tion, s)iot- 
Liif,- plaintiff to he a. munnttrer and cornptaiueT 



Defendants* F'tft Amm<*td AntKtf 

causinc; discard aod division amone; tins brc;hreo. 
Hii Kitid uri^iiiil iitid c-ortliauad sub>e<iuerit at- 
tack j against the suite; are, otcordinc; to Uod'a 
Word ttic flihle, and vo.ru against (lis intentat of 
tilt 1iu.-ams.tie CiuverniikQnt, and ]>l easing only Lha 
lkvil lad bjs> i'srrlily nftati Tin: assault by tho 
publication of tuch. Jcttert, articles and false writ' 
tcu atul oral itattnutit u> oUitn, rertftJly and by 
wi-iting, was without juatiikation and excuse and 
* - Gi made ajjjintt- tliose {defendant^]' who had 
trailed iiiio. fiis course of actian above de- 

ICrited and as di'nerLSK'd in Liu' Jirti;':!; pu':: I i:;':: !■■::, 

and his ntjjk-vl o( iti.es. duly to faithfully represent 
UndV 1 irjf,iniiiH imi and his brethren by furnishing 
and periiiitting tJie encaiy of defeadants and 
uiluT til Jrluuvali's wi1o<!Sxi\n to obtain confiden- 
tial infonnaliiiu whith tln-v ruiild and did u;Ihi 
against Jus brethren, lite defendants, constitute, 
the exact. eooxK titliH!^ by Jodas, who protvtd bis 
uj^uiilifiiiliiL-s.< [^ .Jidinvjili tit*] liy furni)i|ii;ij; lo 
Cbduitt of Jcstts, *lw entrusted hira, tiiat wlticla 
Uiey could ukc and did me against the or^anizo. 
tion of Aliuiijhty God. liy the above described 
course of action plaintiff chose to join (he "evil 
ten-ant" data and to Jake the. egnseojacneei V"c- 
fon; Almighty (iiij, Jeiivvalt, as staled in faid 
"Wotelitowsr" pM icatioo, 

li Tluil liy rtiisrtii of Jhe frllrrtfifnjr, llie [iuSili- 
ruliLHi »r the iirtii-h' (.■aititled " IXKOliMATIOK ", 
di'jii'rilK'tl in IJte coimiliint, is TJIU TllL'TII and 

it i;ii-;.-..i :. ill ji.:-l ...r.ii ;..:■. 



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Defetuttitit' Firii Amended Anncce 

FOR A HKCUMl) LOilFLfiTJi; DKICEKSE 

TO TI1K Jr'JliST CAUSli OF AUTfOJC 

UJ^FliKDANTa ALLEUhi; 

lit, .iLhuvali'* witm'-Ksijs cnJleclivoly eunnlitnto 
uiL uninciirjiiiriitcd crjruiiuitioB coni|MMii^l of 
ilJiiisitiim iH-nph', tuiL-h \A vtWnn 1m* ncub; it vuvv 
3ku.nL wilk Aluii^lLty {Jnil to du Ilia will Bicoi'diiie; 
to C.iiiii'j, ii'Vi'jlL'il Vi'ljij] iiciil puxniHMii set fortJt in 

the Bibie, njnl they mv pennHm wlio *pit* JeliovuJi 
CoiJ in s[iirit umi in trutii, anil \\\(H( sole ntissioa, 
deffcinliiiita inrUukil, Li tn puJUbenc the etitaliiiuli- 
incut of GihJ's Kiinjduin an ettrlli ihnt vill hi-ing 
pfaef f pronjwrily, lui]s|iiTiess and Life tn all t'lio 
faithfully nerve J^liomli Und, Tiiey lun'r an con- 
nection with any worldly nrpui^itiun or Ihinp. 
Tho " Walthtoncr" in^ufcioe in Hi* oJTieial ])ul>LL. 
cation of Jehovah 1 * ivilncxnex snd of the defend- 
ant ei>r])oiatinnH, and is tha chief and principal 
UteoiM of L-iiiniiiiiniriilinir^'ith Jelmvalt** «ritrw**« 
tJiroa^JkOkLl, tlkir fid ire Unilci] Wtnti-ji and «Lne- 
iilicjn'. As 1 1 111 (itlicial publisher* for Jnliovaii's wit- 
Fii-n.-fl'* it is liic duty and moral idilij3titm at tli« 
defcncVnntu to ilbmnrwr Mid to rctiint any faUity or 
dercptiHiii (in tin- |Kirt "T any permin whn clain** to 
be one of Jdiwnli.** vritieJNH!* and to pnJiHrin l'-if 
lyui- r.K'ij; rinifi-rninp the isamc; aa-i nJ«* to put- 
lirbt* the trite fact* ennceminjr all who nKiWb 
Jehovah's witn<.H>a. L Ji and tlic VVateh Tower Bible 
& Tract Kocislj*, and in duly inform, Jehovah's 
witnetfM* hy *aid jioljlications in the "Watch- 
tower" iiia^asine- of noch wrongful practices of 
otlwrn, fl.51 for the |)0r[x>i;e of preventing difeord 
and strife arimnu nil of -Teliovalt r « vitnesfcn and 
to promote huMnnjT H»4 unity in the organ iiai 



iJe/tiiJuijis' f'irii Amrndtd JnHr*r 

lion, son* to enable all toupjirrt'ialc tlieir rciiptin- 
iibiUlii-s and reltUionship t'i Ainii/hty find and to 
I heir true bretlircn, and to enable thein to resist 
any cause of dissentioa and division anions tluwe 
in the urKUuhftfuu. 

LM. 'i'Lt tk'fcmlanta Itert; and now tdupt nil of 
tin 1 aLLi-^uli'klts tnude in Lhe frit*i L t;niii^; |i^rj^r;tjjliji 
n usulii: nil 11 tn lH of First (,'uEti|ih-te Ui-feoHc, 
TIil-sb del'onihiiitu Jir.ew tltat u;i- said Ii-Hiti and 
pulklieatiiui Lh»roof liy tiie plaintiff would htinff re- 
ceive wiile HreuJiition aiiunn^t JchtiYith'x wit- 
n&Kes- Tiiai by M;S>t,!i 01" tlm fact [Imi phiintiif 
hail Sn'i-hi KtllChS) toUiiH'], he Wis WtiJeK ur- 
ijuainted Willi thou^nils iif JclkOVnli'^i wilattMt 
and hod C4)ntU9tlliJiiStvd uiili (hniL^anibj ditrin^ the 
[inn? lie auttril n* eouimel btj! tuelt j ier>rjn ^ *nd alt 
of Jt-hovah's witnesses ]»ad eonfidein'e in nnd 
would hetkrVa [dainliff to be an aulhoriied rrprC' 
K4'ntatih"e of the organisation unless advised of the 
l'ai.-t [hut [dairiLiff had wrongfully pub<a.u|lvd their 
orj;aniza:iuii and nevtMil iiw Mn»«ctwn Ihrrtvllh 
and therclii n'nuti], without iturit knoa'lciljje, b«. 
lii,'Ve xiU'h fjvlse rliar^eF ^nntainefl in raid lelter 
unJssji tlti-j hirrl 1hj*b projurly notifnai nt llw trtie 
facts. Jiy tv-itMtq nf n-arh n-rtlten aK*au!l*, ]*-tl*n 
ami enniiinufiiku oiihliration IhronHtunt tlic I'liili'd 
tjlnje* of niifii libctijii' and slanderous h'tlerx by 
the plaintiff ■Kainsi the tie rfiwJnnts and Llkt- entire 
urican iffiitinn, tlte |ilaJn1iff rLunotRMl the entire 
orpaniiation. and lite dt-IYndanL* in gutMl faith lt»- 
Jii-ved that Kueh e-omlurt ti[ platniiff woulii eau^e 
na<] cniitiiittf 1m ntcm- daniace and injury, iilrife. 
dii'H'n'inn (i nil divi^i^n arnrmc; alt of .li-hovah'* 
vilncsnen and llioj<e of tlte arguusotfan, and tltus 



Dtflfi&ltit' Fifjft Jmtnditd AnfWtf 

injure and destroy the san-e if not niuledL For 
the purpose of ailvuiiuj aod eounaiflisj of deln>- 
vab's witacjWKit eunterpint' the saute, defeitdanix 
pitpared tuid jmbli*ln'd in suod faith U;n article 
entitled "ISFOiSJlATION". tjiwh 1/ubliiAiJva 

was tlpuO a subject in wJiitdi tin: iJefe-ntlants had 
an intercut ami a doty tu publicise and ninloB 
known to others aiuun^ Ji'Jtuvuh'ji witneisvs 
by traiisinit ting iutb informal! un liiroujfh tlte 
"IVatchtuwer" inagudne, and such persons so 
rebcifing same liud a eurrcspondine; interesl to 
Icnuw tlte tuts and tn be t>n jpiard against nk-h 
injurious cunducl of pJainlilt toward the uri/unixa- 
lion of which they were niLiubtrs. The iiublicu- 
tion of SkU-b article was ntetssary and proper in 
the protection of the intcreata of the. defendant* 
and tlte entire organization of Jciiovuh'* wiiv- 
lU'.-.r.L'i [Jiroo^ltout tlte United States. 

'1'lntt lite dei'i'ijdant Ju.>ru!i F. iiutlterford »aa 
uid is tiie pMsidxttl of the Wiilcli Tower Bible £ 
Tract W.n-i^ty (tin 1 Llireviir-jr hesd of (lie wurk or 
JfcliamVs witBCSHv) nnd lie Wiis and is Um? riiitf 
of the ln.'SiL[Uurtcrs itnlf u'hicli resides it the 
Hi'Llifi ll'-iut' of vliiih the plaintilT »as a member 
prior lo lii>dt'jWirluro in liQ, That Hie uMrnilnnt 
Jimtberforl in particular, and the other defend- 
ants. Sutd a duty and olilij^itron toward the mem- 
Nth nf rJie Ili-tlicE Family to protect such family 
from wmn^t'uJ ;-L;;nJ;ii and assaults. Vlniislicwiiil 
letter of plaintiff t-oneernircft die heodiiuaiierx 
staJT al |!<-lln-l ttomt- up it M-rious and unwar- 
ratittiJ vitiJieuliiin of ihe eniire lieadi | uartern start 
k:mv.n ^s the ihlind Fnuttily, nod iif tin defend- 
ants, nnd al.-.u of Jehovah's iritncAsex as a nfiole, 
'i'hat by retwon of die aforesaid, on obligation 



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Drfcwhmti' FtMi Amended Ajwwtr 

rented upon 1lw defendants to informal! *F Jilio- 
Vnli'i wilDAnH* u; tl-u wrongful injurious acts, nnd 
luufiif titkoi by Uw [i){iirjl:iT and in contradiction 
to *uid [i-ttiT to- preseul Oil; trutha and thua pre- 
serve the lord's organization. That if tli* false 
rSiiLi--™ cuiitaj iilmI in plaintiff 'a letter vvure ]*t- 
uiillJ'd lo tliirul unehaLLenLfcJ, hy reason of iSie 
puhlirallcm and threatened publication of Urn 
ItlviiiilLfl'ii letter^ they would greatly injure tlm 
eiiiire orjpiaiiatiuo. and particularly the iirad- 
HjunrdTS ntntT, which in looked upon bj' Jehovah 'n. 
witmwM HirnujfliiiiLl (he entire country be an OS* 

jL1li|i]i' Up riillHlU'. 

Haft jKtblkfllliUI nF tilt article entitled "IN- 

FOUMATION" wit* without imahee, oi ill will, iu- 

fi-eline; townftl i lit ]j!auiltlT[ and the idem I u:i l< 
Iiani a duty to do all p^sibh; to keep those of flit 
organifcilion togtlhcr, tiiertby aafeeTiarding: the 
Kami', and were acting in hnnnony with the Scrip- 
luri-ji, jiml 1hat liv reiinon of Ibe foregoing, the 
puhliratinn mm a privileged cnininunicntkin ■■:■ 
Ivwi-n the defcmlnul* and fill Other of Jehovnli'* 
uJIili^mi'H throufibirtil the entire United States a:id 
U tkWori: nut actionable. 

31, fn Urin connection, drfendnTits would kIiow 
tlutl mi mut print to January 31, ll.'+il, the 
" AVuli-hluwrr" niiL^aiinE wna circulated anions 
only Jehovah 't wttHHMM and ihose who desired 
an cduenlion in tlio bible, ami was not published 
and diatriiniSetl to tbic public, tot ita circulation 
And distribution was confined uolcly to Jehovah's 
wifatttote and irttiulHiM af tim two defendant 

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Defendants' P'tr&i Amended Answer 

FOR A THIRD COMPLETE DEFENSE 

TO THE FIRST CAUSE OP ACTION 

DEFENDANTS ALLEGE; 

22. The defrnttanti here an-: now ailopt eai-h 
and every ulle^atiou iundu umliT tlie title of 
"First Cnuiplete Di'L'mse" in [iur,i graphs lierrof, 
numbered; 11 to lit, inclusive. De-fendiinld. furilii-r 
uliuu: Hint by virtue uf the writing, delivering nnd 
publishing uf tin- li-ttcr <rt July 21, VXUi, svnt to 
tlic di'ffinLn?, Jwwnli V, Rkitlitrfotd. oy plaiisiLd, 
and [jlainnff'a t-u U».-h jiitn t puUicatiun« pai] pukilie 
reedinj;ri of wild lifietoue letter, «jid oilier liL-ts 
l-n tt*; ra to rarloun otlior of Jrli<fvinlL f i« wllaenvo*, 
tlsrouclifiiit otlier nnrta nf tin' Unili^l iiiatc*, 1 lie 
plaintiff liimmlf, oinl 1 1tmiij^i (itJiiTn, imule ji 
vittoui atlut-S; and n*«ault nKftijuit llnxii'feuilftiit?. 

Surii jmblieBtion of tlie artlda entitM "LV 
H)]{,llA'rtO>; , *eoiLtnLned in "Tl* Wtttrlilniwr" 
wait irtiidr in (ii*tf-dL-fi'n« nm] in deft-nto of tl-e 
dr^LdiuLEi^u a^aiiiit tiie faUe aupprsinnii and »r- 
ea-yiliunn Made liy plaintiff in Liu* nTiLrap tltmv 
(if^L'ritioi! mul >;i shIbh^iiii-iiI h'tifirH. Tlwrpfimlnl 
rnntiniiiil jjoliltcitiom of nnr« lp(trifB In tilUcru «J«i 
invited j l 1 1 1. L ilirpclli' eauspl 1lie iHllilWii'U; 'd 1lm 
iirticl;!. 'flu' ]ui|j|Li;nti(Hi nf imid artifii' pnliltwl 
"IXTOIHIATION 1 * in "The Wjitdilmver" vtv> 
inmfci.' in fair rvp'y to sueL dtfiiiiinlnrv jiulilicii- 
tiomtwri I lenity p!*iji(LlI F end kUi-Ii ' L iVotditnYf^r' b 
•rtklc «-nri in uMuwpt «f n duty wfcarfc tlie dc- 
J't'SiiSiATiE^ nwwl te thMnWrTO* ami flilliiT of Jfho- 
vali'j ■tt-itnc-HFeF.- Tlial by Trmnn tlu-r™f tlic pub- 
limsiflB entittnl "INFORM ATIOX" ung itvUti 
lij (lip fiMidiiel of tin? ptoinliiT and fnr nwh itonon 
if privileged. 



i>e/stJ«Blj* Fi'-il Amended An-sicer 

FOR A FOURTH COitPt^TE DEFENSE 

TO THE Vimv CAUSE OF ACTIOS 

UKFEKDAKTS ALLEGE: 

SJL J'ju'li umi i-ici-y ullH^ULtioji in iriinurrniilm 11 
to Jil iiu'limivt !h Iiiti'Iiv ri-pttilisi nvitii tiie huiiic 
fori-e and i-lfii'j 'i* if la-miji uirniri net forth in full, 

24. riuintiff al tli? tuiwj ul and Jiriur to iMiid 
]iuliln_-ji(ii)r, licmiiMi of hi* anantuiitiun v.itlj thu 
dL'fj'jiilanti*, had kKrctHiw a [wrmiri uf jjuliliu intercut 
iii. I eonctru anient; Jehuvah '* witaeiuen smd a 
jjuhlit clmnictar anions Jelnivnli's B-ilri«sii(i Tho 
jjintliT cu]ii|i]flirnH'[ of in ta-id article ri'latinfj to 
aoii] ftlaintilT in bo Tarajj it eonciiit^of liNo^a! ions 
ul fju-t, iji 1rup in Hiih^tflnct and in I'aut, ami, Lu bq 
far n* it rL.iij(JM.i aF <;jLpresiLonn of opinion* and 
DuninKntii. h iiL-li apiniuns or eonmua!* are fair 
mintiifnts, in cunnci'tioii with said new* report of 
tlie nclion taken by the [JaintitT in dirparfins from 
tlie j.niJ lieajluuarleri of ihti or^aniiiiLioE and 
wyitltsj; anil iulniriiutntly pahJJAliinfi jiuul kittcrs, 
Hindi- in ^ood fuith, which ^ent- imil jirC l:iutterd 
of ^r*at publii; concern antl pulslu; inlvTCut to tli* 
luajty oT Jelmvi.li 'a TiitncirHti !hri?;ij;lM'Ut. tlm en- 
lira l-nited HuiL-ji! Haid comjiw;n'.* w\'fi; tlio 
lione*! eiureanioo of tiie opinion of tin; diifend- 
Htft. 

FOR A FiUKT I'AltTTAL DEFEKSK 

to Tin-: First Cauhk of action 

DEFENDANTS ALLEGE: 

2!i n tipch and every allecfation iiereinahnv* «et 
fnrtli in [inriiKi'npiii 11 II IS iwlunive iia.fiT Iha 
First fomtrlfl c lk-firane it bor*ity rcp*tt^d with 
Ilia fihui! forcv and cJTuct at if herein B£tn ft 



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Acfeitdtiitti' Pint Amended Axrvee 

forth in full, and I = ■- ..li-l-.'.-.l-i.:* on tie Lrinl of 
fhiii aefion will jiJTc vviilniuM! tiiereof liy way uf 
pui'tial ail well 7ix cwiimIl-U: iJtMr«i*> 

for a a«coxr> l'abtial dbfbkkk 

W Till-* flKMT CAUWB fiF ACTION 
DaFEXl>ANTS AUJSQKi 

2:J, I'lwii and every jdh'^iition liereiniliovo *ft 
:" , . r * 1 1 in |i:^riL(.;rn]jliH tli lu 21 bufcuon uwJcr the 
ytwnd Coi4i[>ktu Dvff'DH! iri iiereiiy rtneaU'd with 
the «arnc r<iri't anil ulTiri an if herein n£aln ml 
fti-rth in full, and tli* defendants on (he trial v f 
tlda action will Rifi: evidenn! thereof by way of 
partial an w^ll m uuiuiilete defense. 

FOR A THIRD i'ARTIAL HKFENSK 

TO TliK KIIIHT CAUSE OF ACTION 

DEiTCNfJANTS ALLEGE: 

27. Eaeli and overy aLLo'jMioiL IictcuiaIkhvc net 
forth in parfigr;i[Ni 2; tiidi-r the Tliird Complete 
Defenao ia iierel)^ rejii'aipd wilb the same fore* 
and etfeet aa if iitrcin aj.;r.in net forth in full, and 
the drfi-rtilanti on ihe IriaJ uf tikis action will C»v* 
eridenw tlmreaf by w»jf uf |Mirtiai ab well M eorn- 
plete d«fnna*. 

FOR A FOURTH PARTIAL DEFENSE 

TO THE FIRST CAUSE OF ACTIO* 

DEFENDANTS ALLBSB: 

2S. Racli anil tve-ry allepnliun licftjinahovc set 

forlli in parafrrapli-i 2.T and it under tlie Fourth 

Coiijjjkde jMennc is ln'ri-hy rcnuatml »itli llwt 

usjii* force n™l eiftitt an if lie-rein «£flin set forth 

in fill, end ihc dL-feiidants on Hie trial of LLiis 



:::i 

Drfeiuttititt' t'imt Amtidrd Anruiir 

action mIJ give evident' !!«.■ reef by way of partial 
an well ilb compiete di-f enmt, 

FOR A FIFTH TARTrAL DEFENSE, 
IN MITNiATlOS' OF DAMAGES TO WHICH 
PLAINTIFF MIGHT OTHERWISE BKEM 

ENTITLED. TO FllLST CAUSE OF ACTION 
DEFENDANTS ALLEGE: 

29. Eaeh and e^ery allepraiion hereinabove i*t 
fortli in paraprapha 11 1o 24 inclusiv* is >i*r*hy 
repeated in niitiffrijion of any damaj^e 1n whicb 
piiintiJT ruifiiit otlirrwine appear enlil led hrniuxij 
■if the puMifiitiin of the allcaed libelous matter 
net fdrtli in the fir^t eauHe at aetion, and is ineor- 
jvumterl barein far thrit pur[ni«r witli lln> name 
furcKAnd eJTert a* if herein ocain Fet forth in full. 
Defendant* nny tiial tlie>' iiolievefl in bimmI faith 
Ihnt Hie ulntr-nii-nlneenlaiKDNl in Hiidartirle "TN- 
FORMATIflN" we™ true, fair oannonL and 
that it wag neer.B!-*ry tc> publish Ihe Ramci to pro' 
feet I lie organisation and JelmvuhV witneftPeB* 
By reason thereof plaintiff la nnt entitlwl to- enl. 
leet pny nrr.uunt whatsoever. 

30. In answer to pnrncraph 1 3 nf the etun filaint 
tlie ckfeiWUatit here and now sdopt the allega- 
tion* eOntair-ed in paratfraplis hereof nuinhcred 
1, 2, %, I and 5. rpuprrlively. aa their anuwera tn 
and denial* nf [larajrjnpti? 1,2, 3, i and fi of the 
com plaint. 

31, Deny eaeh or,d erery allegation contained 
in paragraph IS of the eOmplaiht, 

32, Admit the ftllepitlftaa contained in para- 
graph 13 of the complaint, 



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Hefendtads' FiV#l Autln&td Antotef 

33. Deny all the illegal ii>ne in pam^Taiih 14 of 
tha coinplaint escepl tli* sdlffintion of the publica- 
tion of the J«huc <A "The "Watehtower" ol No- 
vember 15, 133B, and tin 1 fljpAtationa referred to in 
paia£raph 14 of (lie complaint, which are ad- 
mitted. 

5-t. TJenJ eaeh and every allegation contained 
in pnm^niph 1*> and in itit, p.-lidivi -imu (livii;;- 
nated, r«»pectivcly d (a) T (b) and {«), of the som- 
plaint. 

35. Deny each Sad every allegation contained 
in paragraph 1C nt (he complaint. 

FOR A FIRST fTOTFLRTE DEFENSE 

TO THE SECOND CAUKE OF ACTION 

DEFENDANTS ALLEGE; 

3o. The piih;i«itiun n^ile the bai-ic of tho S*e> 
ond Cause of Action, |fo wit, the article puhljitied 
In the "WatclitO'^'ef" maejaatnt of tha insov of 
November 1-i, iMft, Ydsane I.X, Ko. U2, nudcr tkc 
titSe "Snojea", is THE TRUTH; and in thia con- 
nection dtfemlantf; allege tin' full facta in jnstifi- 
ci;ion sho^^-in,; Jhat auch puhlicali<in lb THE 
Tlii;Tfi if fubowi: 

37- Defendant* alio adopt the nllepitions »n. 
tair.ed iu paragTaplm 11 ta IS ineluaive herein- 
aonve del forth under tlie title of "First Com- 
plete Drfen**" to Ihe alleged Firn Canae of Ac- 
tion, 

SB, For come yearn prior to Anp^iflt, 1939, 
plaintiff cinained that lie had consecrated hifrt*j!f 
to do the -will of Almiplily God smder the leader- 
ihip «f His Son Cbrint Jesoi, whiidi eocaecrmtion 



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Drjnttluiil.v' Fimi Aintmied Antwtt 

required Hie plaintiff to be fuEly obedient to the 
lavs of Alcuijjlity (Jed a* recorded in Tim Blbl* 
mid lo iuok well to the interest of lib; brethren in 

(JlirLEt JhhU*. PU.ijLC.LlT Wtuf favun-d with 41, posi- 
tion of Ira*! in the orjra.nizntion of the Lend. T>ur. 
ing- the huiiuim,t pf IMS"- plaintiff as a lawyer act- 
ini; Tur iubl urjs1ni7.ul inn and f»r hi* lirvthrea in 
Cliriut. hud the privilege and :•■■;-• ..Lability of rep. 
rcstr.:ing sense of Lin brethren who had been via- 
LirnlLy assaulted by certain agents of the Hanu.ii 
CatlwsUc Hierarchy under I be direction- of a W>- 
called "rudip pritsl", CImrtt? B, CpUfjMin, ot 
Royal Gnk, 3i! iclii^un, *li it'll agents nucniwring 
several liunilrifj] had c-nirxpirwl and attempted to 
brent up bti anJ<cinb)y of Jehovah's witnesses law- 
fully convened and held at the City of New York, 
Unci (jbijiviUt's mi id brejhren w> runHiulicJ were 
SheniHi'lvcn tliurr-upmi fadNely charged by their ns- 
wihintx wUli umshilII am] wtn reprrscnlrd by 
plaintiff in that proceeding. While appearing on 
their behalf ;u tfi!iHh-.pl at preliminary hearings, 
plaintiff attempted to In'; a "pood fellow" ainone, 
liione »f tin: enemy pre«enl ut :-.uch liearinpi, and 
pluinliJT openly nlmtftd himself at said iKtiringJ 
to fcuch pcrsnnH lo be u ninn-plcascr. Alto, at 
sucti oceiisieni; pEuinliff enBducted himself and the 
cases uti trial in such a manner [bat be would re- 
ceive the- apprm-al of ma and (aimed hiuiHfEf |ii 
Ik a man- plcaser anil thus proved hia unf tii tMul- 
nesa U> AhiiiLjhty Ciwl and to Cod's Kingdom and 
plaintiff did n»t look well and diligently la and 
defend lilt i n1 LTts-t of tint Kingdnrrt and of bit 
Christian hretitren in artier to pioaso those 0' tlie 
en? my who tutrit preiiffiflt. Plaintiff liad a. flrndg* 
against aorno of Lit brethren; plaintiff failed on 



Defendant*' fir^t Amtudrd An$v&f 

thoue a**ai)inns 1n pTOiMrly represent Iboui and 
gains ttiem Iwl a-i'virr- ^'liich if follijVL-^3 Ity ll.irn 
would liavc injureU Ilm and the c rpanjiatinn. 
SJoeh eflumsc (ujreinalmvc dcijerihtd makpii plain- 
tiff Lin tiveiny of Chridt and of (i&d'u cii'i^ukiHinn, 

39. Plaintiff wan ravftrii] *i'itb 41 ph-va ft wn- 
fiiltnee in Ufni'.i ai-^aaiuiiina nr.il kr.il in hit 
clmrge eonfidwil ui| iMlttni |hcrtBininj; to iueb 
ofeaidaattoa anil to bit brelliren in Ohrint. lie 
sparaft) aucli pn»ition of truut. Witliont juttifj. 
cation plain tiff BJinnutfad itaid or^anixatirin and 
jta'jiiljcrii Du'rcinf will« ral«ie and evil wonliL Di;- 
fcndiintu licre ni|n]it Jiml pnake a ]!jft hereof tbe 
jiHejTstiaiM eon!aine<l in (lie sIm>vk enlitlcd "Klrnt 
t'oniyiklc Defense" lit tlie attf^Ml Kirnt raiisc nf 
A M linn, net ffirih in imrjiuniphi. II in IB ineliutive. 
SurJi rrnidiput of pliiintilT roartuiiiwlf «bow« him 
In ktPM Ippi-n H'HM]i4iniit hi- tlie Jk'i'il. anel tbal 
pbiiiLtilT bni[ ii'iifi ml I be \Vii-nl 4tf jMdlijrflty {Jnd 
cuiii a'nis |nl by fiiir nf jiwt), nceliins tlieir ap- 
priwjil, In Kuril nm™i> nf c-vil ppenki'nE' W}' iea- 
»ftn llicirul' pluinliil hwl no fear of God, brat 
frired «ntirply kien, d^prinp tlidr approval, all 
of whieli cnunwl liiin to bine a vimon of the King- 
dom nf iiod and II i* Tbeoeratie Government and 
to lwftune enjinarod liy tlic Devil. 

I'tlJI .\ HlCC'iiNlJ niJN'liliTii DlirKS"KK 
tii I'lll-i SKt'().\i) t'ATfiK Or" ACTION 

-JtP. llrffiahuita ImTe and imr uihipt aJul make 
11 jiiirt liL'ii'Lif, an 1lmiL^]i [hi: kiunc wpfft net ftiri.li 
fully liei-tin, the eWii-e- leitt nf paraffrftpnn I!) 16 
21 iocluiuvc Jicreof under Iba lillo "Second Conv 



Jtffrmla w l t' t'irxl Auirvrird Antwrr 

plete Di'fense" in re^punbe to tbe allee^d First 
Cause 4if Artinn. 

41, At I he time nf and licfore tbe itablienlion at 
lb? arllrl? nlefcriin.'il in 1be allt'j»»il Swt>Hil Can-ici 
nf Act bin plninliflf was eon!inuink' 10 ftissuc.lt and 
to nmliifu ijefendunl* and tbe nrjjnnization n fore- 
said by onntinuinjj to vr'tfe letter* throughout tlio 
ecantir to many of Joliovalvs ii'HiK-FFCft tx\d Ivy 
conticaine; to pnlkliHli bin libeloiih lettrrj) herrie- 

befcr* dfl^sirLbcil Hirouplt Pending 1l 1t . 5i l: n<; [^ 

titbtr* jirivately jnd poMiclj 1 . Tluit tli< l se rlefeitd- 
[ui(i tm'w- tliot i-aid Ictltr* nnd piihl ieation Hiereof 
by the plnintiff m>u](l later reeeive wide eireala- 
tiou nntnne^t Jelqovoli's wilneft-p. Tiiat by rea- 
sna of the faet I bat plaintiff hud been Gnwml 
C'Siiniitl, be vai! widely nnjLiaintprt wish thou, 
sandfi of Jebuvab's wlrouwoi am) had tvuiinuirii- 
eated with tlLitu^anibt during tike tirae that he act- 
ed M Couanel and jukIl pertons and all of Jeho> 
yo.h'* w 1 1 nt'iMsi-.H had eaiifulriu!!! id and wenld 
Wlieve fjnintiff to lie nr. aiillii>ti»ed r^i'rt-tvsenta- 
Eive of the Orimnirailinn inalrKa adviH*d nf llii 1 fwet 
tbit p)nin1ifT Imd wronpfully umaul tnl their 
oixnni£a1 inn and Kenerpd hi* i-nnnrctinn tbcre- 
"■ith and thereby m'oulf'l, vfithnnl mieh hiunrledjiH 
believe BLieh fr,W ehar^m contained in j=aid let- 
ters nnlen.1 tln-y had been properly notified of (he 
trua fact*. Surli cnmiiifl on tlie part of |»laintiff 
eiiiijteil datajffG and at Kijeli liioe the defeedenlji 
in gnnil fnitli lndi<'Vr<l tliat psnch conduct i***eld 
cause djinisfi-, injury, strife and dimension 
amonp; all of .Tfliuv^lvfl witnesses, and those of 
tin- orfflniiAliiia, and iW»tld*»ti knew tlutt aoch 
*ould, if not resiiien, eanae great damage and 



r:r, 



iiffr;niitHtn' First Amrm/led Answer 

::ij:::v J r, sai;3 nri^mizalion. liteaUBE ef tuch 
nforfKaid conduct il becMIH nMeaaary, for the 
pmtcetion, comfort and cdiilcatinik of the true and 
failliful KTvmit< of Almighty QoJ, .Tehot'ah , 4j 
wKne.nM'x, lo publish the entire article entitled 
"fintHKN'" i-4'frtifrcil Lft, and which is anncKed 
hereto un-d nuuir. a part hereof and marked EX- 
HIBIT & 

42. The publication "Snare*" it 4 general stater 
rueot advising readcru vt "Tli* Waiebtower" 
how to deieet any deception practiced upon iEiem 
aad to determine who » an t'nelfli' and to thus 
eaiLble Use readers to proltct tlteaMlv<.-«t and said. 
pbhlieatle.B was not directed against the ptainiiiT. 

43. Stleb pubiieation. was upon a jjulijttit in 
which dcfenJftati Imd a lively intercut anil il doty 
to publicise and to niake known to otburj at Jeko- 
vah'a witn*«W try trauBmittioj; soch infvrtnptitm 
to tliera tliroaKh tbe "Wntcbtower" jtuijjoiLiie 
and wjio had a ear-responding interest to honw the 
farts and t-n b« uti ffuard ogniact ntdi laJVTiotu 
conduct of plainliif. The puolica-tijjn of much arti- 
cle w3jl fwewfisary and proper 941 t)i4 protection oi 
the intcrculs of Lba de ftnduiils u» w«EI aa all of 
JehovoJi's witnessMi in tbe United Staler and of 
lju- r-ulin 1 ornAniaatiao of Jeiio i vnh''ji wilni^Min. in 
the United Suits. The defendant was and is the 
president of the Watch Tower BiWe & Tract 
Society (tlie dieting head of the w^rk. of Jebo- 
vali'n witneJjsi: 1 *) and lie was and is the chief of 
thv hoadiiuerkr* fttatf whielk reside* fct the 
Ik I In;] llaiue of wtich the plaintiff us u rneui- 
oer prior to hia departurfl in 1339, That the dc- 
Jfnadant Joieph F. lSntaerlord in pwticillir, and 



;:-:: 



Jirfi-^iijint"' F>*xl A™#i"l*d Aafictf 

the other defendants, had a daty and ohSigetioa 
toward the ntamhera <>t the lletliel Family to pro- 
tect btifh faintly from wronjjfu! attacks and as- 
nau!lfl. That Ibe isoid letter of plaintiff cancern. 
jne; the headrienrfrfs Ktafi" at Hethe] Hcrae was a 
*erio(U and unwarranted vilifiealinn at tJi-o entire 
heftdqunrlvrs tta.1T, Inn wo tt the Bethel Family, 
and of the defendant*, find alto of Jehovuh h « vdl- 
neEses as a whole. Tlint by reason of the afore- 
Eaid, an obligation rested upon the defendants to 
inform, all of Jehovah's witneBsea of the wronp. 
ful and injuriaw aetf and enarM nf pAiioa taken 
hy the plaintiflf and in ci>ntr4idic1ion 1n mid Irtle:- 
"0 present the trulli and thu=; preserve the r»ntdV 
organisation, That if 1iie fain* rlwirjreii ennlnincd 
in plaintiff 'ii letter were perniitled lo stnnd un- 
challenged, by rcaMin nf (be public*! inn and 
ibrenlenpd continued pill lien! ion of tbe plaintiff's 
letter., they would greatly injure the entire organ- 
isation, and particularly the headquarters *[aff r 
which it looked upon by Jehovah's witnesrei 
taifoug'he.ut. the entire country ah an example to 
follow, 

HueU nunliraltaf) of (lie arliek' "Kimre*" wn 
witliont H)nlire, nr ill wi(| t nr feeling tnwaril plaia- 
i ill i and di'fi'mlants hod a duty to keep Eiiose of 
the orjiiin i nation togelLier in harmony and were 
nelinj; un direfled hy the Scriptures; and hy rea- 
man nf I lie foivp:oing, the puhlication hi? a privi- 
U'.ptl nuiiiuun:L-alh>D Ih'ii wtvo the defendnnls and 
all other nf ..IpliiwiJi 'a. witneiiseji IliraiL^hout the 
Unitrtl Slate* nnd i* nnt aetionajd*. 

44. Tiefcnrlanti* liere and now adopt paragraph 
SI hereof under tlie title "Second Coiniplete De- 



3< 
Dt.ffudnntu' Firxt jtjitrH/frvi -tittiMr 

feline" io lhi.' allejord Pir^t Oauw nf A4tlmi in (bn 

fumjshiiiit, and hiTi'hy make Haiiui a part liereof 
as tlii'U^b fully w\ forlli at tliin place, 

TOII A TIHHI) CWIIT.KTK DKr'KXHK 

Tfi TIIM MfSOONO tlATHK OV AtTlOW 

DKFKKWAKTX MA.KGK: 

4j. |ii.-fi'ihhLiii.H lu'fu- and imw mliipt eaeh and 
umktv alh-^al ii in iiuulr iiinlfr lln> title " Kitvt Cmn- 

plela Ih'fi-iTM'" jo Hie nile-ed Fimt (.'slice nf Ac 
(iiHl in Ibe KHiL|dnLiil. ihnd jd*n e:u - ii and every 
nlle^nlLiJli LiintLi- nnib'r 1 Iilt- Mbj ''e'lri*! Cnipi]ih L l:c 
lJ^-fi-ii.^ 1 '' En the alte^^l Sreiiiiil Caiis#i nf Ae|ii»n 

in tin? evin plaint: nnd iWi-ruhint* fiiriluT nhow 

UiJl hy virtue nf tin- wrilinir, ili'liyprinp ami ]iuli- 
j i -- 1 , i 3 1 iC llf I In' Il-cL'T nf ,)nly 31, IJTSt l»eat In tlm 
diifnihlitt .lnnc|ih K. ltiilhi-rf[>ril liy liininlilT, mid 
j.iljLiiUiiT'pi nul,Hi>jtU'nt ptlhliralifln aihl pulitie 
|-i-A.lijj- nf HLii.i lihidrtiiH h'tlLT iLinl uti .|iHm|kii'ii t lil.e 
li'thrx In VitriotlH Oilier -Irllnmh'il Vi'ilhivM'il 
tliniu^hriilt nlher Imrtinll* n-r tile Fnitnl Stntr^ 
phiinlilT hijii.'-i'lf, end Ihrotl^Ei filSiiTH, tuji.li- a 
vieiml* ils^illiII ii^riiin>E the nrfi-iubinlji mid Ibe 
i-rej.Miiml ian Jifnn'^aiil. Siieli | rjLl iLll--i I i^m of 1he 
artiete eitlitlMl * ^eiinireit" ennlninrii in 4i Tlbr 
Wnteliliiwer" wjlh made in srlf-ileriiiie and in de- 
fen«r Hif Ibe nrpnnizjilinii. ra^rninHl (lie fnlne 4l*]ier- 
*ionn and aeeiwnl inns nimle hy plain lift in tSio 
nlmve dAtterfliOil wriHnp*. TI11* repentml con- 
tinued pulilienlinn n f siwh letters hy plaintiff lo 
othfm alio invited the puhlinhin^ hy defendants 
of ! he n rt iele and wax ' he unto eaune therci [. Tho 
pablieatioQ of paid article entitloil "Snares" in 
"Tlie Watehtnwer" was made in fair reply to 



38 



w 



Peftmlimlt' Firxt Autemitd jfifcHFcr 

fucli defamatory inuLticaLtJud written by plaintiff 
oinjvc ri'fi'ioil to, and ■*'»» in diuElifli'ge of a duly 
wliidi ihiViwJantrt owed to themselves ami to other 
of JVIha-hVh nitiiL'Hsis, Tlial by rcartan tlicreof 
(be publication untitled "Hnfttm" wan invited by 
!|,l- ramluct of idainliff ami for *uch rea*on ia 
|irivilcgcd. 

FOH A FOGLtTII COMPLETE DEFENSE 

TO Til K SKOOXD CAUSE OF ACTION 

DEFENDANTS ALLEGE: 

4ft. Kiidi mail mrf allegation in paraKni|ib**!li 
tu Ml ini-hi*iiv i* Ju-ivby reirt'iiU-d wiL^L Hit- cjliiiu 
for«- nn<l i-ffcet m if herein ftpiin not furtli in full. 

47, Plaintiff M (lift timp or and prior U> mid 
pablieatkiQ i>ceuil!<t; of bin amiociatinn with Ike 
defendants had ln.tnmr a tter.ion of puhlic intercut 

L _ ::l tuneem UNlonK .1 m: u i-jdi '* wiEnQHSW find ft 

|>uhlic rim riitterumonff Jehovah's witnejmed. The 
iii;iili-r rtHipknnJ <>f »■ n«ii] urih-le ri-latinjr tn 
nliiL obintirf in rt« fur a* it ftuiMiit* of allrjcalicMi 
or fur-L, i;i true in «ai.ljHLiijLi--c: and in fact, himI, in *n 

flLr EH 11 dUlltirilll Hlf L-ijJJ't'i'HliMli'- Of ft|ril|iuilrl Hill] 

miniMi-iiSa, xueL ajiiiiinn* or wtnii icu to art? fair 
roinmerilis in cftnWKlJm with i<ai<L nc*a rijmrl of 
tin; on inn tnU-n by like plaintiff in departing from 
Hi? xsdd limnlinmrtflrt of tike or^aniiofinn ami 
writing nihl jULiiKfrpiCntly jiulslishiiie; said letterr, 
made in ^nuil riuth, nhirh w?rv. And are matters of 
jjriai jiuhlii? j7»mfi'.rn and public iislertsit la Use 
1 1 , i; n ;■■■ of .li'lniv:ili 'u wikleHiien tbroufiiiout the. to- 
lire l"jiili»i) Kioto*. Jinid conuueiijii worn the hon- 
ens' (>xi>Ti"Hsinn of (he opini'm of the dcdKndantrt. 



Zfe/cwtWf' FiV^J .(IjnDinJnl AntwCt 

FOB A Fnii>T PARTIAL DEFENSE 

TO THE SECOND CAUSE OF ACTION 

DEFENDANTS ALLEGE; 

t$. Each and every allcc/ation iifreuwbfl^B «t 
forth in [uinufruiihu. -lu to 3!J indiwivc under the 
Firat tluinplfta DtfunB* to tti* aUtfljed ^toind 
tl*U«e of Action i* Iitrcby n>]iffl[*il witli ifia soma 
fOTM find cffi'et ns if h*«i a afifiia bg6 forth in full,, 
ajid the def^inj^jiln tn Uia trial of lliia action will 
givo njvidcnaj iiiftiiaf by way of partial at well 
U Lii-i ij'jIb L« d^fen^a 

FOR A SECOND PAliTIAL DEKEN3E 

TO TIIK HKCOND CAUSE OF ACTION 

DErExNDAN'rti ALLEGE 

49. Kflili and awry dlrj^LWm Jurein-alKiVB *tt 
f (j rili in para^raihlii 4() to +4 ineliufiv*- under Ui* 
Softntij CfHn|i)etn Dcfcii*e t* tlie illt^wl S«Wind 
Ciiiiit of Artinn is liu-mby rtpiaili;d uitK the uauie 
forr* Ktid «ff*Kl ft" if litftn a^ain r«1 forth in full, 
.in I (I. r il.-fiTnli.ii:.! an Lj;i; trial of li;iu acting will 
Kiii' i- v J4i' life tli-nn'ihf liy wa)' of [wtrliiJ tu WdU M 
eouijiktc ili'fi-nnc. 

FOft A TlirilD PARTIAL DEPKNflE 

TO Tilt! fjt-XON'D CAL'HE OF ACTION 

DEPENDANTS AliEOE 

54. Eiih uiJ every nJkftfttjon lt*ceui sieve jet 
fonli in paragraph 4i- 'Under lh« Tldrd Complete 
Dtfrnie to the olU'si'd Sjeconil Ca.1S« of Astion tu 
licnjiiy rttpeated with th« eftfrt* f*r« and -effect aa 
if licreLn again Btt fortJi in full, and tie defond- 
antu on tli* trial of thii action wilt givo evidenaa 
llicR'of lij' ft'ay of pnrtial u *ell ft* ceinplet* de. 
[UMV 



7"; r /.- iifi'i n/.v ' Fir'.i.' Ajaowff d Jnnoer 

FOtl A EOUIiTJT PARTIAL UEFRKfiK 

TO THE SRCOXD CAUSE OK ACTIOX 
DEFENDANTS ALIJiUE ; 

51. Each qt.A tvfry allf^dtinn litiriinabiive act 
forth in paragrajjIiE iC nnd 47 Utukt H* Fotirtlt 
Complied DffeniL- to Ibe »tk'grd S«ptii| Caiise ^t 
Ac-tjon is hereby repeated i*H!b tin; miciii; far*e ami 
olTeel an if herein again bet forth in 1 uit, uO lltfl 
tleFeDdanlH on the trial of [Ills action will pivv 
i-vJlll-um' liH-rLof by way of partial qg wet) at eoliBh 
jilrit (leftnM- 

FOlt A Firi'll PARTIAL DEKEKHH, 
-IK MITIGATION OF DAMAUE-S TO WHICH 

FJJllNTJFF M KiHT OTHKIEWISK HMO! 
ENTITLEI), TO SECOND WITHE OF ACTION 

DEFENDANTS ALLEGE: 

b'A. Each nnd nvwy ftlleijaticjL Iteretoabovi! ast 
reurlli in ijarugrjiphij M tft IT inclusive ia litrchy 
n-ptatpii in mitigation of my dauuiRe to wfricb 
]jlaintiif rnifiht otlit rn'JKii apiicar entitled Iwaiusc 
of tim publitntion nf tli* allogMi libeloiai iiuUtcr 
sot forth in iln L xccaxd cause nf qgUok, and in in- 
eorporot^l lifrein for tlmt purpone with Um mi:mu 
force ond effi?Ut as if Iverein aciiii] nA forth in full. 
iJfrf Linlfin tx nay that tlioy btlic-vad in (f«>d failh 
tliut tli* utnt&tiK'iita eonlaitUHl in snid article cn- 
tilJE-d "iinurci" »ere true, foir turtisiiient, and thnt 
it wsi BQCOhsary to pul>li"h th* name to protrwt 
Hie organiMtifln inni Jtbtwali'i witnciiiM, Ry 
reason tlit-rcof gilfiir^iiT in not entitled to ciilh-cl 
any UiKObt at diLinA|*i;a wbaUoamer. 

WTIEKKFOltE Um di-fendanta demand Judg- 
ment that the couipliinl of •plaiatiE luereia b* (lit. 



41 

Defendants' Fiffi /tm-tmStd Answer 

■uieccd tciftvilifti" with i;o»ta niul ditlmxwnu-'ulii of 
"In- arti^.ji. 

J'OSEl'll 0. tiLAXS 
Altwnn'i' far Defendant* 
OJl'iLii ni£d 1'. 0. Addrres t 
UO IVaJl Street, 
New Yort, N. Y. 

IIAVDEX C COVIXCTON 
Attorney for DefitrnJaLita 
Office and P. 0, Addrens: 
117 Adam* Street, 
Ur*oW>n, tit, y. 

{Verified by Nathtut H, Knsrr. oat af Lba 
JefuBdnLtH, on lUy 31, IDil.) 



Order to Show Caiuc V<ty Juds™*"t Shatdd 
Kct Be RenJcsed ia Accordance with 
Motion &f Dcfcmdant* for a. Directed 
Verdict in F»vor of Exch Defendant 

SUPHEMK COURT OF THE STATE OF 

NEW youk: 

K»r«4 OouSfTV 

[Sun TituQ 

li|mn. roailing mid liling t!^ (Jfidavie <iF Hay. 
den C- C^ivinjrton, dul|' vc-rififd t3ns i! dfiy of 
■Turn' l!H-l, inid il[khi the plcidi r.pn in tlic liloVft 
OLtith'L Hi-u«n, thu j'liil^e 1 !, uiinutea of 'lie triid 
Ju-Id in Uh: SnprWiw.' Court af iLc ULiuiity of 
Kluriit heiure Mr. Jusliff U^bctt* an tiie lltli, 
I3l.lt, laii, 14(h, litn, l&Uh LStlv 20th, 2lit, 24th 
and 2"nh daj-s, uf Jifay 1W3, the verdict o( tlie 
jury enler^l on tha 27th day at Hay 1943, ami 
tlie rifniplinnii taken on the tfie-l of Aiiii action, 
juul ujion all the procfifdin^M livretofore liad 
hi; rein, 

LtT Uw ])bijiililT or liii attorney jilimr OftUKt 
hutiiTe thi* court Pit a Trial Term, Tart XIV 
iliercof, to be btld at tlie ilonnty Court Hou»p. 
Fallon and JoraU'inon Strteta, in the IlnrDuj;;! 
of I!rot.l:.lyn, City of Xew York, an the 3d day 
of .limp 1SI43, at 3.4u o'clock in lli* farenuan of 
iluit day lit an soon thereafter u pchjiu.l-1 can 
he heard. 

Why a judgment nhoubl DPt b* rendered and 
entcTi'il in accordance witJi tlw Tnutidn of tlie 
dcfi-iiilantu for b. direetnl vrrdict ia favor of 
each defendant; made pursuant to section 457-a 



41b 

Order to Show C12u.sc W7iti Jutigmru! fthmitd 

i?Qt Sit ltit1firT<i 111 A crori'f iin rp ifiih Mt/tiQn of 

OfftMitanti for n ttindell Vefiict in Fttror af 

Each DeftnAaitt 

of tl:i' Civil J't-iKitiii: Act, an<l for *u(-h otlier 
nnd furtlur relief in t« ll.-c court may necin judt 
und ])niper in the preiiJ«et>. 

Surt*3H^t EiHutom ii^jMiarinn hi ine therefor, 
and uliy nwn eaanot be made by notice with- 
in five day*. 

Iatt tervice of a co|fy of this Olditf tn hIioyt 
cnusO ami the Btpraniuodiynvir nfftdnvil on (he Al- 
tnmry U»r she |ilaiatifT before *i p,m, nn llii? *e*- 
mid ilnv of .Time 1!U3 lie deemed good ant) juJh- 
L-ifnt (erviec. 

Dated; Bmoklyn, New Yorlr, June 2, 1W3, 

HiSaY L, UdbtEITl 

Juttite of the Sunrrmc Cmrt 



Affidavit of Hayden C Cflvintfon m S'-^>irt 
oF H«i?n for Pintctcd Verdict mi\A lor 

Juiij— cnl L : tiiicr Section 457-4 of the 
Civil Practice Att 

SUl'KEMB COVliT OK TF1K STATE OF 
HKW YORK 

KlNGS CoUSTY 

(K*iiji Title] 

Stale of New York, J 
Court y of KinKD, j 

IUylkn C. CovjsfirroS, being *wom h eays: 

1. Tln.t but is attorney of record for rh-ftnd. 
Mill ir. ihe i,l>av<: entitled action. 

2. TLiJit tins is A libel action instituted by 
hemt-c nf mmmffK and complaint in October 
VJ4A, whirls wjih hroardit <m fur trial bcfiTC II r_ 
Jitidii-c- I'jflLctta on the lUtli day of Ha? 11H.X 
Tbercafter evidence was heftrd liefor* il jiif_v f tin? 
cauw* nrrjued liy cnnrni'! n nrjl t III- ranrt'11 ehnrKC 
fiiveii Id iln> jury tti (be 27t]i (illy (if ilay 1LI4^, 
which jury Hilunied its verdict nn ibc27[h ibiy of 
ilay IJU^t. bJt.l which verdict of Ihe jury h'im ac- 
cepted, tnN'n'il mill fiiMJ OB BIH-il dnto nitil wjiii-Jl 
verdict U fW fulJawii 

"Wo Ilia jury find for the pLiiiuiiff on 
the first raUH* Hif ar tiran nnd amr*n duinajre* 
dt *lf>,000-. 

"Wo tlio jury find for 1V plaintiff on 
the uecond couiw of aelion and anneaii dam- 
npw *t $13^00." 

3. At llie trial Hi* dtfendanta and the plain- 
tiff duty moved for « directed verdict, which was. 



Afidtaii tif ilaydr.n C- CavinptOn in Support of 
iSalit/js. for Dirttfai IVdiff, tie, 

denied, Ah eqoii as [he verdict of the jury wan 
entered cnunse! moved lor a now trial upon aLL 
tilt ground* set forth in Section 5i!t of Ihe Civil 
Practice Act, eii-i'fiL JjnnfficiaOL-y uf ■! »" ■";;■■•*, and 
upon tin: cuecplioui, 

■I. This* affidavit i» made in rapport of nn np- 
[ili< iiiii>u Fur an anfcr taaliuw tam* »iv the v«' 
diet of the jury nhnuhl not lv\ set aside un.L a 
direetad verdict raliewd in favor nf tin- jN'- 
fcn^hiiit.^ and for j'l juil^irwiit U* 1» L L s riti>Fn] an 
:i<T.inlriui-i' iiiMi Hii'l (lirwlJ 1 !! vnnlift, piimuwiil 
to Scflum 4-17-n, nalitfi'liiiii H, of tin? fivil l*rftp- 
IW Art Jk* tlntHTHlwl bv rfmplM (49 nf tln> Liiws 
«.f 1!K0. 

5. Ai'luml Htcnrpomlntt mil] uiukcn a isirl or 
tbi?. itfliibivit (In- 1 1 E ■ -41. ■ I i ■ n slt-h in tk L iUrrr rnlill"! 
JlMinil, 11 if JihIkt 1 * ininulHls of UiC tr'uti liekl in 1tn- 

SunmiH' (.Wri nf flu' Cminty or KJii*r? ifinrt- 
Mr, J*vtiw il.Kiu'ltiL on tbf Ihh. I2l!i. ISiTi, 1-UL. 
I'lli, t St la. IJhlu LTJch, 21^1, £4tb ph.I SWIi iIhs-k ..f 

^l.lj- l!U:E, on<l tin: Vfcnlirt of Ilk- jury Ht+wd nn 
tltnSTtli ilny or May l'Hl 

i"i. Afinnt riinki'H tLir OfiiRinitiiio fir nn opfc-r 
iniiiiovi-t'iiiiHr ii[kht s lie- ;>l I'lidiiij;^ in llioiibivr imi- 
Lith il iii-liopi, liiv jqn]j;'''» NiinuH-M nf tin* Irial lii-h] 
in |]u' Sapnim! t'mirt n* nforKHiid, lln 1 Inrttiiuiiiv 

rin'] pKroji(imi»i litbt'n ^n tbr Irinl nf siiiil i-i-Ij«mi. 
itjhl u|wju :ill tin' [tfi n-?i.i I i ii k* ln-n*l»r«rt- Iwl Ihti- 
in.iinil null 1 umvrn tliin crmrtjitii trinl Icrm llwrt- 
df In'bl in Jirut 't>r tbi- Oiiiity of Kin>r^ at t>i" 
County Cmirl UniLie in tlie Ifomucb nf Rniuklyn 
for nn nnltr wtsinn n^i'l« III* vcnllcr nf Hi* jury 
niMfefwl on Hay 27, l?43i »jm! fur u ilirMbEd ver- 



tn 

AjjSrftirit of fintjilrm C, Cwinytan in Snppvtt &f 
Mvlifti for DtT-e-ded FtrJiri h etc. 

riict In fnfnr fif [be flleffrflclnsibi on botlj MiUfiD-H of 
Bitliun and Fnr a judgment in rwcordanfo witb t!w> 
motion of each of tbc iieftn<3anl» for 4 iSirW'tert 
vurdirl in favnr of c*(h. of tb* def*nilii»iti r psir. 
*UMtl to uctJAa. 457. a of the Civil J'ratlico At!, 
far iri<i on account of ejitb of lb* follnu-injr 
grounda: 

(n) That tlia undisputed evidence nboVl 
I hat tlie charges nuids in tlie nrlirk' m- 
titled "ITlfo^n3.til3^ , ■ arc jiistifn'd, 60(3 jtu- 
t i i i l? i l ■! i ri n htm been r-stnlil i kImJ an a outtor 
£.f law, hcniusa pacii statcoirat mnljiinrj 
therein : ,t- tbc truth; 

(b) T!ie overwhelm in.n prc[ioiirli'rmltO nf 
tlie fvideneo ruUblinbm the fjir/t tliat the 
eontVnU *f lb* ai-title entitled "fnfornui- 

tjon" are tlie truth and the defence of 
juntifiLati«n bai rrfen, entablishoil »* n nat- 
ter of kw; 

(e) Th* o.ni:!i^|iuip<l fTidence uhmi^ that 
tlie [■hnrjyea made in the artirlr «'n(i!l*tl 
"fsnoraE" are ianl'ificd, i^n<i jllirtiliftRtfen 
bn^ Wrn ^-Ftisbb she*! sir- n mr.1 ip-f of la^' F 
heenuse each FtateCnrrit rental nisi tberoin ii 
1ii T tr.ilb; 

[A) Tii* irvfrwriflminj; prrpiiidironfe of 
1 [if evidence- eatalitinhes tbi> Tntt thnt the 
Mratmtft of the article "Snare*" ore the 
truth and the defense t,( jostin>a1ion ha* 
been e*tHb|:inh(>rl ax n m;ilE*r nf law; 

(e) The undisputed evidenec snd ll:e 
overwlicbninff pTTr.^Doderatitft of Itie €vi- 



ill 

■atfufusjij! »/ HuptUn C. Covington in SitpfO+t if 
Motion {vf Directed Verdki, els, 

dmmi shown that the. urticto eniitleil 
"information" *a* a privileged ctunjouni. 
calion betwean the defcndflnl* and (be 
readers of Baid mflgiiHno entitled "The 
WatthtDwer" wbo were JehovuVi wit- 
nesoea and people of good ■»'■!! tbroophout 
the United States nnd eluewhere, and rrt 
evidence of rDEd'^'t bas bec^ BbowTi.; 

(f) The njidispoted evidence and trie 
overvbebniHic; Tirepcnderanco <if the evi- 
dence ohowa that tbc article entitled 
"3n»**a" Trna s. pritfilefjfld iDirimunitSition 
lifllvi'een tlm defendants end the readers of 
Haiil riiUFrJrtiftu entitled "The Vfatehlnwrr" 
who were .Tebomh'n wiliai.'Pine» and fif'ople 
of Bond wjl! throug-hout til* United Slatei 
and cl*cwhere r and n* evidence of maliea 
ban h*en shown ; 

fs} The ondinplitod evidenCfl and lha 
ovei-tt-bi'liiiinj; prctiniuleranee of lW- e.vi- 
denre entahlinhes the fact tlu( tli* urtiele 
fjilitlfd " InrniTiintiirti " wrti puMixhed in 
fair rc|dy to nnd in anRwei to Uw letter 
of 0, It- Moyle dmed Jn!y 31, 1999, and 
that naeb jwdificatiwi of said prl^lu en- 
tittwl "InFoniiatinn" wan wiUwol rnalire 
iiiid f-niil deTeiwc nT reply ha* be^n entnh- 
linlivil rj! a fiiattrr of La^'i 

(h) The liiidif-puteil evidence and the 
nvrrwbHniinj: prepnnderanee of 11* e.vir 
dcnei. entoblifhea tlie far.t that tlie article 
imtilted "Sjiarea" wbj puhlishnl in fair 
T c[fly tn and in i>n«wer to tho tetter of 



Affidavit of ilvy&en C. Coriu^toa in Support of 
Motion for JJireried Vttiict, its. 

O. IL MnyU? dntnl Julj 21, 1D3D, anil that 
duch publictiiion of naid artielo entitled 
"SnLirca" was wfllionl tnaliee ami suit! 
ih-Jujiiiu. uf reply bn< been cjiiahlishod aa 
a Liiutk-r of law; 

(ij The undisputed evidencie nr.il lln; 
ohTi-whclininc; pjrepundernnee of the evi- 
di;iiL»e uHtahliihin that the article cnlitled 
"liifnrtiiation" wari fair erunment upnn 
tin- of'* and eotidin:t of Hie plaintiff in 
iTe^iiTninc; na coneiM-l, writine his btter to 
Ihe prcaidi'nt tif tbr society ami tJierraflcr 
ciui?.inj; !he ifline 1n lie rireulated and 
wbii-h lOlid ilefen^t nf fair ecinilitl^nt ha* 
ln'"n i-Ktidtlijihinl in the cvideiirc ilh a tuiit- 
ter i if Law : 

(,i) n>e LimliHpnted eviitcncc nml the 
ovi'rn'tiebninf! prcpnnderanee nf 1ln* c-ii- 
drTiei- rnlnblifhi'H that the cMii-k entitlnl 
" Si i.i rt-n ' ' v,jim rntr iTunincnE iijwm ihe Bets 
and eoinfuft r f f lln 1 - plaintiff in re:<ie.riint; 
n> niniiHH, writ! hk 1"» IcMit in tin- priiii- 

ilelll of [In- mscicly njnl tbcrnnrier ii ■ I ■-- i I ■ L.- 
Ihc witiic lo lie riri-nlnlml and wliiHi *ni't 

ih'fl'UHl 1 iif fait erijiiiiM-iit bn*< I ' «■■- r.n 1 1- 

li'lied in tl>e rv hh-ru-i'' an a iiuiltrr of htvr, 
in ;iNi5nliff h s esmillirl, bi^ writine "f 1he 
1,.11,-r of Jnlv 21. l!" 1 ^!), and bin rj.iwlnr-t 
nf tlw> hi-nrinp nf She fawn apainpt llealh 
and iillifm on July II h tflS), 

*. The rensna fnr (srsrt'cedin.e; on (hi>- pmlinn 
liy order to nh«w rnuso rather Ihan n=lfc* »f 



41 ti 

Affidavit p/ IIsyAm C. Covin j(«n in. Support cf 
iiotion (or Directed J'crdiri, ete. 

Iltulbie is cl :i". I'ii:i mn)ii.>n lOuxt be n.inir within 
ttia (IN) ilnys uf the dale of I lie vehlict and 
ik'lnrc ihr U-riH nf lliis cultrt vlali Hid JtBW 4, 
MM:!, ami llieiv is nut nuDleicat (line for lu-in^. 
h\iZ it on by autien of tnutiua. 

\f, Afliiinl mu.Vk [lint [lii.i iionnralde v.w.tI 
?bnutil ■:<■ in hi order mfuiiinw plaintilfV at- 
torney* to flinw cauHc at the/ tiuie cuiil plana 
I'rji'il in HiltL iirili'r wiiv a Judgment nEiouhl not 
Ixj cjitenid in mceonhinpe with tlie iaolion nT 
di-fcndant" for a directed verdict immu-nnt tit 
SiTtiair -tjT-ii of tAr Civil Prattle* ^Ici*. 

JIatpe? 0, Coiiisotoji 

[Hwe-rn to June 2, t'JU.) 



42 

Order During Defendants' Motion for 
Directed Verdict, to Ee Reviewed 

At a Trial Term, Part XIV, of Ilia 
Supreme Uonrt, Iield in, and for 
th* County of luojn, ftt the 
CoQBty Court Eoswe in th* Dor- 
ouj-h of Brooklyn, City of Nu* 
I'iSlI?, on the 20 day of July 
1M3L 

Present — Hon, lizxar L, Uqhittji, Justice. 

[Siiit Trn-K.J 

"Upon leading- and fjinj (he affid^t uf Hay- 
den C, Covington, attorney for defendfinti, the 
fhaw eaus* order issued thereon, and upon the 
pleading, Ike judge's minutca of Ibo. trinl, the 
verdict of the jury entered the 27!h day of Jlray 
19 J3, the testimony and except ionn taken on the 
Irird of Kfcid Afttirtn, and UUtm ft]] the [trfk-eedilitf* 

berotofon hod herein, and t-a'vi motinn liavine: 
ofrniis on in be- heard on Hie, Si] day nf June IMS, 
and Hit' defendant* having arjrK'ureil bjr I9:irflcn 
C- Coringtnfl, their altornoy, and Die plninliflf 
having appeared hy IVnllrr llniflt(iiiiii« , ii. Ids nl- 
torney. Jit oppo*i(ion thereto, 

Sni', aftor due dpiiberal ion, it is hereby 

Ojuh-^kh Ihftt defi-nduntV inn.1l»n fur a UtTfrtfl 
verdict pumiLint to Krclinn 4-i7-o uf the Civil 
Practice Act be find it in hereby nVifierfj villi 
exception I;i the defendants. 

Enter, 

{Signed) JJkkhy L. UaRETn 

Justice, Supreme Coart 
Grunted .T^ly ZH 1943 
Kpu^ijjk J. Sinswrr, Clerk 

Filed Jul; 21, 1943 King* County Clerk'* 
OffiM 



Jurffllf I fltl 

($15^000} Dolljir* and Ibe efi*(» of the plaintiff 
Vmving been duly taxed in the anm. of $f]OJ!0 

Not, on. motion of Waller Eraciihanjic-n, il- 
torney far the Plaintiff, it in 

AbJirpfiKn Ihnt the plaintiff. Olin Ji, Moyte, 
residing at .lnhn«on Crerk, WuKmnnin, <lo re- 
cover of (he defendant" Frril W, Frnr^ Xolhno 
If. Knorr, Crnnt Suiter, Thmuns J, Sollivjin. 
William P. II calls, ,lr., Ilnpo R. Riemer, Wil- 
liam K. Vim Anirmrjrh, Arthur R, G<inx, Clin rip* 
A. %¥i*e, Clnyton J. Woodwarth, Matthew A. 
llnu'lstt, Wnjrh Twer J'iSsle & Traet Society, 
a. i'en tifiyivaiiLn oorpOMllfliU irnd Wntrlilfliirr 
Bilile i Trai-t JWiety, lnt 1 -, n NVn- York nn-m- 
bera-hip rorpnrn(prin, jvll nif 13* C'nlnrntiiji Hrinli'^T 
l3*roTiffii of |tr*H>klyn r City nT K^ 1 ^ Y4ir5t, tkn- 
uim nf Fiflren tlhOftimril (t1*uffl») I>i>llar* P l«- 
getlief vritli tlic Huiii <if ii1f).35 Polturji. contn u 
taiwi, tnp-'lifr ni Hi inlcvmt trf SflS.CIfl, itiaVLne; 
in nil lite sum of *l !i h 4!iri -30, jiufl it i» 

Ahjtjdgep tlinl tlic pLiintitf, Olin R. Mf>yle, 
d^ rr«(m'r «f (he defemlantB, Woteli Ton - er 
Bible & 1Yjh;( Hnrlcty, & IVntiBVlvaaia eornnTi- 
tioa, and Wfttdllcw^r Riliti' ft Tenet Society, 
Inc., a New York oMftbcridiip cnrtkhtiition, \h& 
ram df KifCccn thousand CSll5 f (KW) Tlcdlatu, tfl" 
gttlier ^n'jta interent of $3ij, nukiisp; in All tl* 
sum nf Jl .i.KS.tf.J, and it 1b 

AojinsctT *1"' the ]nUintiiT Tiavu enecatiDim 
tli«r&for, eifrpliitjr tlml lh c i(«ii L JftrtM of RUfli 
ei;*<;iilLiMiif. ^hisll hie Rtsyed for Ibe fiei-Li'>i3 of 
thirty day* from tlie dsita hereof. 

Doted, JuPc SO, IMS. 

[»ipwid] FM>«e»* J< Sis/iiijTT 

dark 
Filed Jans SB, 1913. 



it 



ExtnuJ from Clerk* Mirmtei 

At a Trial TVnn of the Bunrema 
Court of lj i9 State of New Tort 
JwdJ in and for Kisnf Coonty, 
at tita Cotitt Hu-uh in tho Bdf- 
ougli of BrooWi-B, on tiu 10th, 
Utli, 12lh, 13tl., Hth, 17th, lSth, 
lath, Mlfl, 21it, £4th, 2Jth, Sitfc 
and 27tli Joya of llay, 19i3. 
Freisent — lion. Ueetbit L. IJciiKTTi, Jmiliiis, 
[iiiiit Tmi] 
#17342— T.T. 14 

I'laijiliU )nfi¥f<i to didcgatinae AeliiHi oj^iipit 
ttiS' defendant Jouopii b\ ltutlterford, wiLlmut 
cv-'H^s. Grnnled, 

I'lainiiiJ movea to unend fielitiouH names of the 
■Irft'ii'liml* hs fullnii's; TlioFiifl? J, Sulliviui, 
ClwrlM A. Win* Mftttlwnf A. Hot'lelt Oraivl«d. 

1'liiintiSf '? 2nd rau»e of action kg to individuid 
d:-:'-ri'lii:it^ i^ di.iniL^-SL^]. 

Pliij <ott»e havicijr bc^n ra(l<-J for tfi n ] in i!* 
pixlvr on the t'abitdar, sail twnlva trial J urn™ 
havisifl been duly drawn, crjspnnel'od and iwoin ta 
try (lie same, the Jury emne into Court nnd nay 
(lint thry find II verdict for the Jjlaintiilf in the 
nil in of SI I),Q0O on the ii ret caaac of act ion apuiii nt 
all the defendants and. a verdict in the tun of 
$l\flW djpiinst lit* defcndim!*, WitehloWer and 
Rjlde Stu'Lety, a PennEylvania eorporalLoti, and 
TYnteutcvrer Binle and Trset Society, Inc., a New 
York mmihrrship <!orn*rati«n. 

j^cf-endantn nvave ta cm aside ilie verdictH an 
ll-.p (jroiinJj that they are cenirmTy to the uiw 
and H^AinHt the w['ij>lit of tht evident and «p<jn 
iLI the grounds, apeeificd in seetion 549 CJA, 
excapi inadequacy of dumngea. Motion denied. 



+-: 



Caw and Exceptions 
SUPREME COURT 

fitlNOB COUSTT 

7rial Term— Part 14. 

LSiM* Tm*J 

Brooklyn, N. Y, h Hay 10, 1343, 
Two o'clock p. nk 

Befora — Hon. Hiu«rt L. "Qohktt*, Juntir.e, nnd A 
Jnry. 

Aprsiuu.s'CTS : 

Walteo IiiLUCnii&LixeK', F1m|^ Attorney 

for PEaiiiliiT. 
Havms: Ciwutctok, Knij., Attorney for 

DL-r^rtJiLOti. 

(A jury af twelve and two aluarDOtct ware dtsJy 
im nanelcd and jjwem.) 

'I'Jlu L'ourt ; l^ldiLMi and ^rn tinman nf clic Jury; 
We iriji now adji>Orn tuiril t^n o h etnrli tnsnnrrow 
UloriLtlie;. I^luiuie I* h^re pirninjillr. In the 
IHieilJItiliSLS do J3i iT. <:i.^:"J*:n i/n; cjl.-^' Kvpn OTTIOTijr 
yourfelve^ and if liy (duincc yon uec monj'tl-ijiK 
uf (iiitfUMj in the newspaper*, yan are latlmttetl 
not to r*ind it. A El (Ih-mi parti*" want you in 
do \f In il" JUnhfL' without liny hinsi or |)tr]ud:iin 

between thert. Sa If oajlhingr ».pf>ear» in tha 
newijMiptrs. pleene don't rend iL 

(Wlienopoh an ndjo-urninent waj tulfen until 
TufwJay, J Joy 11, 1943, at ten o'clock a. m) 



M 

Jwlpmcnt 

3Ci day* stay af eiftcotion and (50 dayn to make 
a eaue ii ejiiuteil lo the defcstkwta, 

A true extract frnm tlu$ uilnutee. 

Fm^cts J. S^^nrr, 
Clerk. 



JudiBnyjt 

Kri'HhlUK COrHT UP THK STATR OP 
KEW YOKK 

C'ov.^tv or Kisrai 

[Sahk Timr] 

The Eoove enHitled action having duly enm* 
on for trial befriTe. Mr. Justice Henry L. 
Uj;5ietta anfl a jur}' at a Trial Term, Part H 
of the- Supreme Court, held tn and Tor the 
Cotmly of KLne> at the County (-ourt Hnuse 
in (he Borough of TlrAnVlyn, CSly of J««r Ytirt, 
on the 10th, 11th. I2lh, 13th, I4ln, l"ln, tfith, 
13th, aCKh, 21 Ft, 24tli, Sate, Kth. and 2"1h dftjli 
of May, IvtI, and the plaintiff liavinc; appeared 
hy his a( lot-ney, \Yalt*r rtruchhaupen, Knq., and 
the defendant* Iljlvih^ o-E^K'iircil hy their attor- 
ney, Hnyden C. Covington, K«r|„ nnd jhe issui^t 
hnvinjr been duly tried and the jury having duly 
rendered a verdict in favor of the plaintiff and 
against alt of the aforesaid defendant* in the 
sum of Fifteen thousand t$1.1,000) Dollar* on 
the iirst cause of action and a verdict in favor 
of the plaintiJl and apalnst the defrndante, 
Wateli Tower Eiblt & Tract Society, a PennHyl- 
vania Corporation, amd WatcJitower Rihle and 
Tract Society, Inc., * JJe*' York wernVft ruhip 
oorporatian in the jubi of Fifteen Thauftand 



« 



PJaiViif a Maiinr. to Discontinue Action Agaitut 
Dtft.n-fiu.nt Jo.ttpi. F. Kuihtrford 

Toeaday, May 11, 1343. 
(Trial Continued PuMnattt to AdjoummenL} 

(Hr, Jinjchliiiusen opened to tlie jury in W- 

hnlf of the jduintiff.) 

(llr. Coving-ton opened to tlrt jury in bctialf 
of the defendants*.) 

Mr, ]lruch]:uu.-.Ku: If the Court plcotc, as 
eounsnd for Dls defendanU han stated, the de- 
fendant, Joseph F. Kntlierford, died during the 
course uf the action, so the pEaintiS asks Uf 
dkcuntiuue without eo»(ai 4* agaiaii tlutt defaad- 
44it. 

The Court; Have you anything to say nbcul 
that, Mr, Covinjrtonj 

Mr. Covington; Without costs, a* to Ruther- 
ford 1 

.Mr. UrucldmUsen ; Both side*. 

Tile Co art: That in HjjM. 

II r. Cfmnetom: 1 don't tlip^k lie should it 
ahle to pjet hy without eostn, Yau da*en 't msnia 
any ellorlK lo iuliKtitule— 

llr, Erucldkanaen : Wo can't help it that ha 
died. 

Mr. CnvinRlnnr I underatand Ihot 

Tlie Court; 'I'lie only njoeftioa i* as to eonts. 
The moiion Ih cfrantcd. No e>r™t»- 

Wr. Unschhnusen; Tlu'n thc-re are dome licti. 
tious namcK, I woiitd liko to have tile record 
corrected to r.how the true name af the defend- 
ant, Thomas J. Sutlivao. T» that his correct 
namcf 

Mr. Covinpton i Tcb, 

The Court: Thomsa J, Sullivan, 



4S 



:,n 



Plaintiff's Afptioii ta C^rrtil Fictitious Soma 
ff t'c rtviii Dtfeudank to Their Tntc Name* 

Sir. Urudihausen: I would like to imra the 
(kltliuSLH part of tho name omitted uiJ his true 
iiiiLuL' stak-d us. Yhosuaa J, Kulliran, 

'J'lu Court; The motion is grunted. 

Mr. UriichliHunen; Another defendant it men- 
IhjfHxl rictili<pus1y n* ' ' (.'Iib r)es A," Wfa* J n*k 
Ifnil it W eorrecled. 

The Court ; Motion Krnnled, 

Mr. Hruddmusen: There i* a hr.lilinim nn:n« 
of "llsiloohn" A. ISnu-JfU, 1 understood hi* 
name is IfnilSiev.- A. Ifim-leH, 

The Cmirl: The lunlirm is- j;mnlei). The dr- 
fe-iiiJnol, Hd Mlll«dni f * A. Hom-lettV first npoie Ipt- 
inR lU'litiou*, 1ho ?rpie fir>t name of sjiid liefpnd- 
*nt being unknown to the plaintiff, is now 
rofneted to ncwl "Jti&fcnr." 

Jli", Utiu-lilimtufn: f auk for tlw record !o 
luivr it h|i|ii-:ir thai Ihi* act inn wii» eiwiiWfKifl 

on October II, 1M9. 

Me, Covin i^Lon.: 1940, yuu mean. 

.Mi". ISrnelibausen : 1 1140, that in eorrec I. 

The C'oqrt: Orlnher 11, 1140. 

Sir. HmchhauiM'n: Ami al*n to tmve the rer. 
ord show 1 Fiat a motion u-as made by tiie ■. 1 1 ■ T-: ■ n : 1 - 
Hint. lfnpi II, Hietner ilnlm! October 3ft, 1D4C. 
returnable Kovriatar IS, lWl, winch in part 
*ot* forth "P'flr an order dtaimiifaing the coin- 
platnL hernia" — 

Hi-. Covington; There in no need to, Jii/iie the 
history oT ill tli* prior motion*. 

Tit* Cmirt: I BftrM with you. 
If if. Covinjrlnn: Am! thr- disnr*lliori. The 
Sum? * have heen framed. 
TIi* Court; T flftit* with you. 
Mr. Brurliliiniea: Well, if your Honor plena*. 



Cofla<pty 

T nsremi' then that counsel eon-cedes that it lias 
already hoen li-clcl by tlie Courts 

The Court: ll in not necesm.ry to say Hint 
ot ill. I will conduct tl.e trial and I will take 
the [iron', in accordance with the lav,' an I uee 
it, and the law of ttic case, 

ilr. Bmchlpaossn : I think, if your Honor 
p!ooM, tin neorJ should bIhjw Uwt thtM jiudli- 
cations of Octnlrer 19^9 nnd Hvrtvnha 13S1, luive 
been litld Jibeloiw yrr s* bj J tlit AliK 11111 * D i v >' 

WML 

Tie Court; We won't ho ilil* tliil it this 
time. At the piroper time I will hu'd wlriiK 
way I tiiink U right. Offer jour progf si»d 
jl*. Lkt- proper tiroe 1 will take the Dnw uf thi 
cose u J see iL 

Iff. Bruehhunaen i I am not diwii np.i np t'nut 
just now. But 1 feel that tht record here n)v{>aJd 
alien? — 

Th« Court: All the poper* are port o' tin? 

(Mf. 

Jfr. BruelilLiiiseB : It 1 am iBfumo thit^— 

The (''uurl: Alt the papers are part of Ihn 
eu*. 

M"r, Bruehhaunen ; — that- these papers are 
deemod 10 tir ir. eriiteneo— . then 1 would like to 
offer (he record t* ihow adniiflsiorus from the 
answer — 

The Court: The summoni and complaint and 
(he ajiHwcr are all part ot the case, 

Mr. Hruchhausen: I weuld like to at th\i 
time, if tV Court please, read into the record 
the eir-ro i natiftB be fori! trial of tlie defendant, 
\V'iHiam E. V*n Antburgb. 



William E. Yajc A urbiirffli — Examination 
Effort Trial 

Mr, Corinjton: I don't know what part he 

is jjcjiufy (o Mid- 
The Court: He will re-ad lh« niamb«r of nA 

queitian. 
Mr. CoTiRRton; They are not numbered, 
The Court: Then he will teil yon the page, 
II r. BrutkihRiisfn: "WILLIAM E. VAN 

AMBLTiGFI, Jinving berii flnt duly ™*m, ai 

aforesaid, testified as follows: 

"Bifrtrl fiamimition ly iir. BrwKkvuft* ; 

"Q, Where dm ynii reticle T A. 124 Calumhia 
Height*, Hrootlj-n, JJ, Y. 

"Q. And yya are a rnemlsur of Jehovah's 
"Witnesses! A. Y-ea, sir. 

"Q. And hiTe been for how longl A, Ahojit 
forty.ali years. 

"Q r J» tluT* iiny reeord topt of jiout mem- 
bers-hipT A. Nu, nir. 

"Q. Do tou hate a record *r a rail of mem. 
bersliipl A, Ko, sir. 

"Q. Uqv; tin ynu hnoi» who. Ihr »iiT.rnl»«TA aref 
A. ^'e oo n^J( kaow whp a FT r 'N l t o^nny of tiitm 
arc. 

"Q, Tlwro i* no oppljejition «igivctl hj them! 
A. ^'n, sir, 

"Q, Art dyes piiid by 1hr-m1 A. Ko, nir, 

"(j. How is it delcmiifietS that a person is or 
ia nut a memner of Jeho-Tftli'j WitnesaeaT A. 
That depends on the rncnibrr hiuutclf. 

"Q, Are yon mcqaninted with the nJaiotiff, 
Olim ft. Moyiet A, Tes, sir, 

"Q. How lone; hare yon bpen ouqaaint^i w(lh 
lumt A- t first met him in the Stmtwtr el 
1S35- 



Wuiiam K. p'n» .tjuiw'^i — Ewutiuation 
Before Trial 

"Q, Ho thro tfM>k up huj Teeidenca it 134 
Columbia Heights! A, Yc*, sir. 

"Q. And lliit is the main headqunrlcrs oC 
JV'huvih'fl Witnesses ! A. Yes, air. 

"Qr Dr> y«9, t**i(lo thtre iod did you at all 
tune* while h« to*4 living tiie-fet A- Tes, *ir- 

"Q. And he was n meml*r of J*h*v*h,'« Wit- 
nesaes, was ho uotT A, Yes, sir. 

"Q. And was a member all that prrifld from 
1935 to 19331 A. YeH, air. 

L 'Q. Are yon an olfieer of any of the defend- 
ant corporations — The Watch Tower Bible h 
Tract iiociety, a Pennsylvania corporation, and 
Waldi T«»i-r- Bihk i. Tract Kfl^tety, Inr H a 
Nftw Yurh i:L('j:Lk-^»hi[> EOrporation t A. Yes, 
Kir, 

"Q. An offircr of hpiht A. Y™, Hir. 

"(j. What oPice do ;-ou JwWl A. Shsrelir?- 
Treaxurer. 

"Q. Of holh eorporation^T A. Yen, Fir, 

"Q. And imw ioiur have you hfld tliew of- 
fictat A. Of the Kennpylvania rorporalion — 
about 41 yearn. 

*'(J. And how loos of the New York Corpflra- 
liont A. tfioce 19CK1 — no, I he,ir your pardon — 
I don't rememlwr the exaet (Into, 

*■'(}. la that mailer of election — the dale: — in 
the eorporate roeondnl A. Yen, air. 

"Q. You have charge of these records T A. 
Tfci, sir. 

"Q. Ar* both of those- eorporattoni the pnh- 
lidliera of )he Watth Tower lffi(Husnet A. The 
PennBylTMin corpfirstion wi» incrrrKi raifd in 
ftoiiivlToiiia— Wider thr l*w* of PeoniyNenia. 
They moTed to BrooUyl, N«,W York; in 1909 



H 

William S, Ven jfmpnrjli — Examination 
Sitfare Trioi 

iod in order to comply with the laws «f New 
York, ]hc eorporation known as People'* Pslfiil 
AcEociaiiou was incorpom'ed to eomply wilh 
the New York Isws. Later it wa* ehaaged to 
Watch Tower of Now York, 

"Q. How Iop£ Jiftn the Watch Tower Maga- 
liat- been published T A. Since July, 1879. 

"-Q, And both corporations are the publisher* 
of that msgaiine, is thai correct 1 A. At prj)*- 
ent 

"Q. Were they the publishers eif the magn- 
xiae in 19331 A, Yfis »ir. 

"Q. And txith eorjjorations por'-icipalc in the 
circulation c,f liie irui|.^L7:3icS A, Yes, sir, 

"Q. Ylii y«u rtf^ill djipearioR nt a meelinjr 

of the director* ef ho(h eerpomtion* io Atigtwt, 

13391 JL AUKiml Btii, yr», nit. 

LI Q. And ihp vom nvjitt wlio were pn'^e^S r.t 
that lucctin&l A, All member* of the I5n:ird of 
lJirPt'ti>n< uf i'ie?! furp-jrji'iun, ns 1 recji!!. 

"Q, Will VOU oiliiie the d i rcr1 ■ ■ r* nt Thr Wr.lrh 
TW»r hihli' A Tmrt tiotitty, tlie Pfiiievhimia 
(Jorjiorniiuo, in Auj;likI, lfl3LH A- ■', F, Eulhtr- 
ford, Prenirhnit; C. A, Wi.-;e, Vi^-President; 
IV. K. Vim Ahnlulrph, Sperelnrv-TreininT: T, J. 
^Lilli-.':i3i, Uirertftr; H. H. ULcnier. fUreeloT; W. f 1 . 
Ift'jilh, Jr., Dirrrlor; Gran". Suiter. 

* h Q. Ard hi'ho w^i fc re 1iie direeiorn of The Wntrh 
Tower llihiir f; Tmel Sr» iely, thr ^^^H■ Vfirk Cnr- 
TiorfiLj.'in, in Alirut, l!fi!Jt A. J, F. Rulhcrfonl, 
I'lrs-idftil; NaHiin II, Knorr, Vire.[*resii-h'nt; 
W. E, Yao Ainhursh, Serri'1ji;r)'-Tfesimrf'r; A, It. 
f J nus, AiciFtiinr, KtrreLary-TreiJUircr; F. W. 
Fran* and C, J, Waoqjwwtt. 

"Q. Were there present at the directs rn meet- 



Wiffiam E. Von Aotbitrgli — EiflmindliV* 
Befort Trial 

ins of l**lh nornaratioris on August S, 1S33, Fred 
W. l''runis; Kit ban H. ElMtT, Ornnt Suiter, T. J. 
iiuilivan, W, IV Heath, Jr.; H, II. Riemer; Wm. 
lv. Van Aiiihurph; A, R, OoUi; C. A, Wiac and 
C. J, Wood, wo rlli 1 A, I don't gel that question, 

' J Q. Were the}- all present at tlie directors' 
mi-elingt A, Yw, fir. 

"Q. And your answer in (hat all Df thorta |n-r- 
M>ns -vitri' prcKtntt A. Yes, nir. 

"Q. Wan llturt any un« eite tirimeiitt A. Vi:h 
sir. 

"Q, \Yhii i!h*1 A. Ifr. Mnyle, 

,L ti. Wluii natleri were (Ihtenmeil at tlwt 
iiH't-thij! iK-itainir-y In tiie [daiiililT, lloyint A. 
The I'rFKMleiil x!:i1ed that he limi recoiveil n 
h'Mer fmiii Jl r, Mnyle and that he would liko Io 
lake it in'fjim |||i| llonrd — jnint lionrd — mid avk 
r«r poiwiitumtiuii, I do out reeoll further e*- 
tiiDiialiiiiix. He Llieii anked the- krtluf la lm reail 
■uliii-Ji Air. ilipyji" hani Wri'Lieo Ln ttin | h n>«idenL 

"Q. Wjih the letter that wan reail, which yon 
fuut ii'I'itii'.: lo, fin' letter ibn-il .Inly 31, 1 ■.:!!: i, 
nliirli i.-i niiiH^iil 1n thi' fimt oj:iemiiil uii.Mwer in 
this 1-i'lmi! A. .Mr. Itulherford then nskixl iiin 
privaJe sleiini^-iiiiiier, Mr, Keller, to bring in the 
leMer :mit rv.m] it lip the Bniird. 

■'i', 1 . Ami «-.iip tlutl let I er whjfth yon J lift r«- 
femil Io a letter wriUefi by 1he plahilifT ilateil 
■fiily 31, Ili:'|i wliii-h in annexed tip tlio aniemleil 
iiium-iT in this, fasi'f A. Yiin, nir, 

"(J, Oirl ran rend the h-t ter prior to that nwel- 
in If T A. Nip ?.ir, 

,L (J. Elml you lienrnl nntlhina; armiii it nrior m 
(hut tuei'tiiigi A. No sir. 

"■(J. Mow was this meeting called — was it by 



"i 



;•..; 



William E. IVrn jJmiMi'J* — E?4t»i«ati$m 
Btfart Trial 

written ncilir* nr verbal Notice. A. As I reri^I 
tin 1're^iilrnt Announced At tlio breakfast Uiiilc 
that lie would lib* to mnt the Uonrd of Director* 
iiLuredinlelv utter breakfast 

41 Q. All ih* directorn, I 1oix it, neaide in (\,r 
buiiilinpT A. Ye*. 

"Q. Were all (he persona named az having 
been ut tbe meetiAp at the breakfast table that 
:riiii:i;ri-T A. I iton't kn4\C that they ITS all 
IhffT, 

*'Q, Tliey all rraided At (lint lime *t ft* 
premise? T A. Tea, sir. 

"(J. VVas there Bitjr diarua*Lon by any nf thr 
direr tors lit thill director*' meeting after (he 
Ic-t1 r-r tv remit A. Tea ait, I think (here waa. 

* P Q, Can you x1j;1r us tn (he l**t of your recol- 
lection what tlte discussing -0,111 nnd who pur- 
tieipnbvd in it! A. We were all astounded at the. 
l*11et. vY* were very much Ktirnrised. r'ifrt 1 
tin"! ever heard of it and 1 think Hie rommpnta 
wr-re brief — 1 don'l recall exactly. Thcsi Mr. 
HLUhefFord made unite a «(ntcmtnt din-atly tn 
Mr. Moyle, 

,L <J. ])iil anyone other than TnutMW make 
comment ill that timet A. I «ln not m-all tl at I 
mactr crenaiKfil hut I kitnw noinr nliiem did. 

"Q. Thin alnlnnent » to (hr diwwsuoo wasn't 
A ftoinnient made by you. A. No tie. 

"Q, Witx there any other matter tikem up At 
that ftvdiiig other than the letter from Hr. 
MoytiJ A. Not (hat I recall. 

"Q. And ht™ tnAjt did the meeting laatt A, 
IT I recall correctly it wan failed for ten o'elwlt 
mvl il hiirA unlil hrftily noon. 

■' (J. And dnrinj; nil tkiil lira* wan all the time 



ITiiliffi» B. Vo* A-mbnr$hr~Exatninati9* 
Btfef* Trial 

hi™ Lip ^- JLffyasLoA of the lettsrT A. I don't 

lecaJL 

"Q. Do you neeall that a resolution vu 
adopted nt that mectingf A. Yea air. 

"Q. And who read the resolution, if it «H 
rcn-iiT A. I don't recall — I would have to— 

"Qr J'ny I a*k yon til lb — waa tlie resolution 
or a resolution read at that meeting! A. Ybi 
air. 

"Q. And xrfts it hjiewTitlen, do yon recalll 
A. Aa I rccnll n. Cnsiunitlee ivafl appointed and 
they met in another i-bosa and after nome [iDVL» — 
I know 11-e hnd to wait fnr them a wiiile— they 
broojjltt in a typewritten <*4[py. 

"Q. Do vou knen" who the noramittee waat A- 
Sullivan, Hieiner And Sni1*iT. 

iL Q. Well, beforo tAey retiehl into lliia roofo, 
was there any anpgealinn pinde hy ntygnc tlml 
tliere sliould he a rwofotloa) A. \>s it n'aa 
upon mntion ol Wr, SuIIitha thnt a rommittte he 
appointed to mttt und mata reeommenrlatioTii. 

"Q. And did the direetor* adjourn to awajt 
tlic LT^vniLfip in at a rcFolution, or did they ait 
Iheref A, Juat aimpty Ut H\tn waiting for 
thvml 

"Q. Can yen reeall haw lanjr it look for the 
committee to rtfarnT A. Well it Beenaa to ma 
aim:!* ]-»lf An honr. 

,E Q. And -*hvii thM" came back they had lliii 
typenritticn rtwlationf A. They brought il ?b, 
yea fir, 

■"Q. Did Anyane read it! A L WhoeTei had 
eharre of it taid 'we recommend lha following". 

"(j. And it Tfaa read adond to the director* t 
A. Tea cir. 



William E. Vex AWlkifjl — Exeminaliwt 
Sfftfe T*i<d 

"Q. Ua yon recall the tontnata ot the, resolu- 
tion I jV It'a printed here ( witnesa taxing 
ln-LSx'f) "At A.jdint nmeliriDj — 

"'Q. i itan't want you to raid it, I jnat naked 
yi>u whi'ilifr vim Hi'flll ahy(hin(f eontained it. the 
rr*hE-.iiiini! A. It wrm a pronounetneat that Mr 
Mi>yk hud iit-trd L-ftrt1riiry to the iAtereF^n of i&« 
Si.i'i<'1y — "For ftmr y«ir\ ;wnt lha Trito hud 
Ihk'ii <'iilr«tn1ftl with itiattera — 

"Q. 1 roll your atlenli™ to t!u Tf^oltttiftft 
whit-li yon have just referred !o, fcyd pftrlknlarly 
tli.ul pari "hie'li rend*; "Kor foiir )t«l Moyle 
wnn eiitniflkd with ilie enn lidenl ifll Hmtteis of 
[he Knriety, and tlien, witlionl ewuse, he aaaanlta 
riLil unliena (hose who trnntpd llin). JtiiIjlb n'aa 
ratrusdiil by t'hrint JeniiH wiUi LN>nrideiLtLa! nsat. 
lers— 

"if. Suppnw yon rend just tlio pnrU of tlie 
rawlulteri — 1 waul to &•', that cleif- A- (Wily 
ar«* rL-inlLsij! frdin pajmf) At a point mfrclinf; 
of thn rSoardp, of Kntrinrn of the P«an»yka*i» 
(■o^tK>™ti.'i^l jiin't (he Men- Ynrk 6arpAraLtwn of 
■ lie- Watch tower Rible t Trurt S«J«t;' 1^14 at 
!he oHir-L- nf the fioeir-ly at Broohlyo, New York, 
IhiA Hth day of AnctWl. l^W, ot which oticr 
incmherH of 1ho fauiily were present, there wji« 
reji.l In n?ii] harvard* ami in the preseisco of 
f>. R, Mftvlf 11 letter dntwl July 2V, 1335, writ 
1m by hollI LUoyk and mid reined to (In pi-tai. 
di-nt of tlse Society. "For faur yearn past tlie 
writer nf that letlei- hnd ln?en enlruated with tlie 
cfinftdc ji t inl tnatt^rn of the Redely. It aott op- 
poara tlnjl the ws-iler of tfmt letler, without tx- 
eiifp, lihi-1* tlie family of God at Bethel, and 
iJ^nSKii! iLLhmelf aa one who pprnkji evil ifjainit 



« 

WfJiiam E. Van- Amburjli — EnnainetuHi 
Btfart Trial 

the IjAciI's orjjaniEntion, And who la a nrnrmnrer 
and eoiaplainer, even as Ui# Soriptnrea hive 
rorotnld. (Jude 4-lC; 1 C«, AM', Eom, 14:41 
"Tin; iiipkiImtb of Hk? hoard of direetora here- 
h\ n/sent the unjust ErittdsW Appeaiirs in that 
letter, [Unapprove o( (be writer and hia actiona, 
and recommend (hot Hie pfcuiili-'nt of the Soeiety 
iinniedktely trrminAl* tli* relationship of 0. Tt. 
Moyle to tl»J Snriety «» Ir-pal cflonscl nnd A» A 
roerohrr n' the rSetbel ramiiy, KiFTo^l T - ?• 
Siillivflp, H. H. Kiemer, Grant SiitTi*." 

"Q, In that rraolntion mention i» made that 
Mr, Moyle wan a 'mnrmnrer'— yon attended tlie 
mttfinfi in rc-ferenre to the k L 1rf that lie wrote! 
A, Tea air. 

"ij. In thnt letter wriich was read, 1 call year 
ntlpnlton to one nT (hr Itmii where lie inentinn" 
1hal same of the metnlirrj of the Bethel fnmily 
wore mini rented nnd limnilialed hy the T'reFi- 
dent <if tlw> eorptirntinn Anil aft you whetlier 
you were pre^nl ^n iihy oteapion when (he 
President hnd orrAi-ioii tn talk to Ibese men nnd 
object to any of their activisira. 

"ifr. CovinginA: Wliat mien do yon 
meant 
"*Q. Medinley : lleformiek; Knorr; PrWicr; 
Price; Vnia Kipn» ond Vaa Nea". A. I nbjrrl 
to tbo worda 'bnroilia+ed' and 'Tai^1T< , Ated , - 

''Q. I am askinc ynn. •iiithoul eriiieiiins the 
nature of any tnlh, for the present, of any of 
thMe people, whether be did criliciEe tbemT A. 
An the head of tlie family hr hnd a rijrlit to ad- 
mnniFh rn^rohfra of the f Amity if tiiey did what 
he belirvt* wae not in iiKOi-Janeji witK th* rnl*i. 



!iS 

William £. l-'oa A in burgh— Ex<tnti «fl JlOfl 
Stfore Trial 

"Q. 1 don't wAnt your judgment of it, Hr, 
V;m Aiiifiu^ii— all I nunt !o a*k ia whether he 
evtr did critieiu- do»t [x^ople. A. He did that 
uraus-iiinolly to call attention ti'» derelictions, ve-a. 
"Q, He did eritieiic them Sa your pree™t*' 
A. SiUAH' of them — not all. 

'*Q. Tlien I e«ll ynur attention to An item in 
the kilter on the aubject of mArriafift where >Tr. 
Jilojle Aiciitioned thnt one of the heathers, hud 
left IScHiel for tl* pTirpoae of pettins married- 
do yon kn'iw vilio (hot hrother wa a I A, No, sir. 
"Q. And that Jie wpji refusiNl later the priv- 
ilri;e nf pioneering in New York — do. yon fcnnw 
nf Any noHl brother ihn had left and had been 
tvfuned the tn'ivileee of jiionerriinr' A. K'o sir. 
H Q. Uiil yuti know tbnt Jionnic ISojd had mnr- 
jried »snl left Hethe] at njie titncT A. Married 
and left Itethell 

'*{J, Hay I ash yon thia — did you know Bonnie 
Dojdl A. Yes air. 

"Q. AVain't she the wife of William HcatkT 
A.. Yes sir. 

"Q, Do you reenll tlh* time of her mnrriiifel 
A. It waa acme time durinjf 1S3S- 

"Q. Prior to her marriage alio *s« a resident 
of Fktbel, wai ahe notl A. Yea *ir, for yeara. 
"Q, Didit't xlio, at the time Eke married llr. 
Heath, IrAvt; JiU'tbe! Tor a while T A. No iir. 

" J (J. Khe oini iLer bu>band to«di up rc»:rleriri! 
At lieliiel did they not, after the marriage t A- 
Yea. jjir, 

H1 Q. So she CDntin&ril to live there firat un- 
married oad then cnnlinned her reaidence with 
Iter hatband, Mr. Health, at Bethel! A, Yea 
air. 



Ii9 

IFiiffitTBi E, Faa A-nibut^h — Eiamixctitm 
Befart Trial 

"Q. 7'hci.- ht» now reaidenta there! A. Hay 

are in California now. 

"Q. Wasn't then- a printed rule that both 
[liLrtica to the marriage must iiavc mided At 
lie: net live yeara prior to the marriage I A. Gen- 
erally t6 Ulac effect but that waa not always car- 
ried oat, 

"Q. Do you know o* any other igAsc Other tlon 
the Boyd and Heath case where it waa T A. Yea 

lilr. 

"■Q, Do yon \m>w tlie n*m«*r A- Adtta Doflr 

a'A and I can't recall Ike wifo'a name. 

"Q. How long ago waa Ihotl A. About 19,13 
or 1 — Donald waa at Bethel a long lime, and lit 
usatTk'tl a ninter from Teiaa. 

"Q. Were there any ca*ea wher« unmarried 
zncmhcri of ISothcE had married and not returned 
nfler they were married! A. Yei, acvcral. 

"t^. Many of (IiemT A. 1 don't Irnow, 

"Q. Tliju printed rule about marriage — bow 
Long hut* ll mt been in * fleet 1 A. Ob, Ute hook 
oi rules waa printed about iQOD when wa tint 
eoiiio to bronklyu. 

,L Q. Waa Uie rule printed there at tbnt timet 
A, I don't fecall but 1 know we bad a book of 
rules, 

"Q- Was A printed book of rules given to each 
mewhar of JebOiAh'* Wilneasej at IJethell A- 
I ur.ddirBtand so — I bant pa*. 

"Q. Have you A copy «( your bwk Of ml« 
pith ynu heref A. N». 

"(j. You coukl produce it! A, Yea. 

"(J. Do you rnca)] the »ob«tanc« of that mlt 
nherit marriafiBl A- Not ofThasd— El didn't ai- 
f«t me. 



60 

ti'illjitm E- fan AmivrgJi— Kz&miitation 
Before Trial 

"Q. Dd you r«yJl that the rule, in suhilnnce, 
^M that n party tci u marriage luuist have 
raided at llethel five yem-ii in order to Itftve tita 
married couple reside tlicrel A. 1 would hava 
lu look jt up— I could nut recall that 

"(J. Jl"w )jm.ny oecu|miit» of J-S^ll ivl mere IhcN 
iLlipruiiiiikutely in August, BerjUmlKP' and 04- 
tuber, 1SXK>1' A. 1 would nay s^jriisjlinattly 175. 

"(J. Have you e«len nil your meals there, or 
did j<*«, at Lliat turail A, Yea sir, except when 
1 was away. 

"Q. What ii-Bi the itvB.trns of siieala— are all 
the luululivri or occupants usually at ft meal or 
<lu Llii-v euiiiv in in acelionijf A. The order ia 
very punctual. The tail «i»P H five minute* 
lo seven in the morning ami at 7 or 7:03 nil are 
in our inuUs Until 7:25 or " ^ and ive go to work. 
At nusm the bell riiijjs nt 12; lit imd we are sup- 
jujSbJ l« be iu our meats for dinner. The smua 
tluHi; at supper— we might have a, second (able, 
il' KoiiHj are late anil cuwivt get there. 

"[j, Between l"3-'> and EI39 vbat were your 
setiviUu* at Jk! licit A- Tlie same a. tliey are 
iluk — socrttory anil treasurer, 

"CJ, iJid you tee 6 preat Jtul of Mr, Movie] 
A. Xut veJ'i' much, 

■'*,£, iJi'-l you *ee lii" L a' uiea!sl A- Ye» air. 

"(£, Jl«w- often would you isny juit saw him 
diirair a wwkl A. Whenever lie win Uuire— hia 
table wit* quite a distemte from mine. 

"(£ Was this a Inrsc reoajf A. Yc» sir, large 
dinine; nwtn, Jive large dining tables, 

"(|. AU iu one room? A- All in ore room. 

■♦Q. Do you retail srho was present at the in- 
formal mcetingl A. I think the lull me-ioherakip 



lit 

'William. E. I'uji J™ bur ji — ffiBiiHIMJiftlt 
£f/or« TYiaJ 

of tha Eoitni as T recall it llr. CoFingloa called 
uty attcstioji— dt that meeting there wcra liiriia 
wSio were u*t pre*enl and sUjiimJ it later, after 
reading- it, 

''Q, Yuu aay all hut thnt of :\m iu^iier« ni-rn 
f;-'.";'.nt at 'hat iriCL'tinfl A. Yen ^L^. 

"Q. IVlio were die bignem who ware not {iri'*- 
Mlt at the- meeiingf A lit- Wiae, llr, Waod- 
north and air. Cloiu wcrt nat prentnt at that 
BIBettn0. 

"Q. This iaforirtal loettwg wtui li«ld -tboul 
wheal A- Ahout ijUjktijtnlKT 2l*t, if I recall 
carwetty. 

"Q. Was any record kept of minutea of tSi« 
meetinEl A. No air, 

"Q. And lio\r w it flalledT A. i\x I rocftU, 
Hie iirr.'siduit 0*hcd mcinhcr-e u£ the Tarioua 
lj^ards to meet tiira in J.Li olhee. 

"Q. Juil on uhort notice? A. Jant oa altaM 
notice, yea air. 

"y. Hu tliot the pj'Biadfjit, I late- it, hail tiro 
■rtietc all pre[Hiii'd wlicn !n> ?all^4 V'"i in nt thw 
inuL-tins, ready t" reail it fim] a«l; your (sljrna- 
turea fir itt A 1 Jin 'I refill whelher Lw |im.l 
ur ttlyfrtlier he autliaisl it whtl* wo wei* tltert oiwl 
we signed it. 

"Q. Uiilnt yeu Hay a while hack that (life* ftf 
the uien did nut ni^n the letter until afterward* 
Bad the other* did atgn tin' letter at that lime J 
A. Vca air. 

"<£. Ho that tlif Letter woa aijrnad, or tha 
article entitled ' Information' waa sipned at tlual 
mealing hy all exeept tha thr^ nw.n tiirtwl t A, 
Y(t» *ir." 



m 

Wiiii&jTi E. Fan A jn bu r^?j — fja'ntinaftoa 
Btfort Trial 

llr. Rnrthhauacn: At thii p«int tho 
plaintiff ofTcrs in eTideaee ttie first aU*ged 
liXi-c) entitled "InforTtiation" which ri4a 
ju*t ucen referred to in this K^tinionJ. 

iff, Covinjpon: We have ao ohjeetion. 

Mr, B-rauohliauion l It apjienri In ills 
"Watch Tower" ma^aiine dated Oeiolier 
lj h lyja. The defendant*, as I under- 
stand, concede that initli the defendant cor- 
porationa published and eireulatied the 
" Watch Tower" juasrujnr, 

Me, Caviagtm; Thst ia right. 

The Court; It h so coaejNkd. 

Mr, BsrufhhitJteSr. This artiele, "Infor. 
Irtnli^n 1 ' I »tJ[ rrfn3 to you Indies Aid 
i;i'r,den:en of the jury. 

(lieceiTed in evidene* «nd ranrked 
Flaintiff 's Kihihil 1 and read to the jury 
hv Hr, Ttruehluiusrn,) 

Mr, UrtKhliuusnn.: I *«u)d like to also 
ofter niiotSmr purl t>t thi "W'aUdi Ton-or" 
villi tied ,h Tlsi J[tK*Lon," 

Idr. Covington: We haia no ohje^tiaa 
to Hiat entire ruinijjhlet. 

The Coiirl: You itan no ohjcslion to 
wLidt 

Mt. Gartngtom: To the entire fly-leaf, 
thr- injiile ryiyer. jroinp in. 

Mr. Hrnrhly.Lu.aen : I will just put in tha 
rmrts entitled "It* Miasion," 

Mr. OrinRtOn; No oh;C€lton, 

fRceeiTicd in rridenoe and marked PJain- 
tilT'i Exhibit 2,) 



S3 

Wilihix S- Van A juSufjjJt— Examirutt io* 
Btfart. Trial 

Mr. Brnehhaasen : 1 will read that 
elaiLse to the jury, 

(Mr. Rruclihausen read* PJainliH's Ex- 
hihi: 2 to Ihfl jury.) 

Hr. Covington: If you. ara gohig to 
oiler t^u (jflragraphs, *hjf d*a't yon read 
both parajjriiphal 

llr. Briiiilihanaen: I h*v* ao abjection 
to that. 

Mr. Covington: I offend liieoa. J think 
yon ought to read them. 

The Court: If you haTi toy a|*|ement 
to maka addrexa it to the Court, 

llr, Covin^tun: lie should read tlie firat 
paragraph, 

llr, Bnu'ldiausMij I hwti M objection 
to reading it. 

The Court; PLeaae r?ad iL 

(Jtr. liruehliiULiea reads fifat paLraffraph 
(o the jury.) 

>lr. ISruchhausen ; I offer in evidence 
thi* Ivtler— 1 am wtry, I did not put it 
ia evidrrtre before— we liava heen lalking 
alt around this letter ol July 21 nt I have 
a copy of it here. 

The Court: la that the letter thai Ilia 
■plaintiff wrnlet 

Mr. BnnJihauuen: Yes, to Judjja Ruth- 
erford, 

Tlie Court: Is there Mty ftliJMtirin lo it! 

Mr, Covington : I think that tha orig- 
inal vfftiild lie the hesl evidence. 

The rourt: Yes, if yon have it Tak* 
tho nripna!. 

Mr Coringtcm- Here ia the original. 



William. E, Van JminirpS — Examination- 
ficfore Trial 

Mr. Druehri*U*en : I offer in evidence 
the originuS letter written hy the pLaintiff h 
Olio It. Moyk, to Judft J. i\ Uullierford, 
dated July 21, 1SJ30, and ft Mrta attached 
to. it addressed to the Mine, and signed 
hy .Mr. lioyk, sJed dated July 21, 193a. 

Mr, Covington : There are two- separata 
letters. There ia i>ne big letter and then 
a Eittte introductory letter. 

The Court: JJid yuu want them marked 
separately! 

J[r. Covington: Yea. 

The t'l.Hirt: Hark tliem sermniteS}', 

{Tite letters refeirrd to ffeeii'ed in evi- 
dence and marked Plaintiff'* inhibits 2 
mid 4, rtipecti vely . Ji 

(Mr. Braehhausen thereupon readi 
riaintiff's Kstdllibj 2 and 3 to the jury.) 

Mr, lintclihauaen: I would like to con- 
tinue with Mr, Von Ajagure.h'a deposition 
nt llit point where «fl» were iliHeuasing the 
artkie "Infornuitioii" juat lu eiaxify. Vliu 
peroll that Use first letter written *A'a« hy 
Mr. Moyle to M^r, Hutherford on July 21, 
JLi:i!i, JLsul then tliia reuoSution «H adopteJl 
hv Hie Hfiard of JHrectors on AuKiist B, 
IKILi, aral then RiihKMjuently, in .Seiiternher, 
thin article entitled "Information" which 
I read, was sipneil hy the nienihers of tlie 
lieard of Direcmrji and inrhnled the rrKO- 
luttun that wns aihi|ite<l on AupptFt Sith, 1 
will now continue readtnjr tiro deposilinn, 

(Mr. limchhimiieii tontioued readuig.) 



Lili 

Wiiiiom E. Van A."&af$1>r— E&uniifittiw- 
Before Trial 

"Q, So tlmt tltia was already prepared for 

tiCnataret A. Wlten we aigned itt 
'*Q. When you si(»e4 it. A Ves air, 
"Q. I oa!l your atlenlioa to a part of that 
article 'Information', already referred to— the 
last paragraph which reads, in pi*rt; 'Far four 
years MoyLe was entrusted with tht. eonfidenlLal 
matters of. the Society, aed U"en, withoul eaeuae, 
he aswulta and malijrt* tlione who trusted him. 
Judas was er.fnisteil hy Christ Jesus witli con- 
fidential mottort And Judaa proved hia unfaith- 
fulness by furnish ins lt > tl1 " 1 eJiemy that which 
they could use and did use agttinat tha fjord.' 
You recall that statement nhieli. I lave just read 
ia part of the article entitled ' Insinuation ' T A 
Yea, air. 

L 'Q. What information did you lko*« at tit* 
time you sijriU'd that article that the plnintff, 
Moyhv was uafoithful to his trust — 

"Mr. Coviiistoa; ^Yhisperine; to wit- 
nesEl 

"Mr, Erueldiaufcen: May I have Ids an- 
swer. Mr- Covington — I think thcae ore 
vital matters and while 1 at times ask 
for information, I would like lo have the 
witness' answer ami if he canned recoil,, 
tlie record will show that 

"Mr. Cpvinj^on : I aiiked you to exam- 
ine Mr. Howie It first. 

"Mr. Bruelihftuiwn : If he doefcs'l know 
ojlv of these questions, I would he filad 
1c have it on the record, hut I think il ia 
Important to have his le^Hmnny, 

"A. Tha president slated in regard to tha 
matter— eiplsiaing, so far as I recall. 



66 

H-'i'JJifljii E. Van Amhvr<}h—E%*mi*ali6* 
Before Trial 

"Q. lit made a statement altout itl A. About 
the ineonsistenciea nf Mr. Mojlc'is cielivi tie-i, 

■*(|. Did you know he-fore. the president made 
tin; ?1 aliment on Sepleltdtfr 21st of anything 
whcniii. Mr. l[fj.vl& was unfaithful* A- Breept 
■m hinted in hi* le-ller of Jul}' 21eL 

"[J. Yuu knew of nothing else! A. Person- 
ally I 1lu.iL very little to do with Mi - , 3.!oyle. 

"Q, Were you present at to I rial t A No 
Mir. 

"Q. Did you. have any participation, in uny 
ti-nt matter* tot Mr. Moyle handled! A. Xo 

Kir. 

■'Q. Wn.s there any statements made hy any- 
Irndy jit nay lima other than the in "lances you 
have referred I", tbnt Mr. lloyle didn't perfurm. 
properly a* u lawyer for the eorpnrationT A, 

Notllinff- 

"Q. And lift handled « prcat many It jail mat- 
te ra for the corporation in (lift four year period 
afler W&1 A. Ye.s sir. 

"(J. Do you know ft'bether anyone in the Or- 
jralsistatinn procured a ropy nf the stenographer's. 
minutes of to Mnpialrata r » Court proceeding- 
that you have alluded lot A. I don't know. 

"Q, Have yon ever read the. minutea of that 
trill] T A. No sir, 

"(J. In the part of 'Information' which. I prc- 
rioaiJy read to you, mention is made about 
Judiii. You arc fn miliar with that character in 
the ISibic ore you notl A, Ye-* sir— never met 
him thoupb- 

Q, Did you know woo 'lie name alluded to! 
A. Ye* iir. 

"(j. Ain I eorrett in tinting it alluded to on* 
who betrays hia treat? A. ies air. 



67 

TTiVfiaiN E. Van Auiiurrfh—Ejcaminsliot 
Before Trial 

"Q. Well at l-mnct before the trial which yen 
have alluded to you never heard anything about 
the alleged improper activities of Mr, Moyle. a* 
a lawyer or an a member of Dethi-L, luld youf 
A. Sol tot I recall. 

"Q. In all the four years be wns * resident 
there you never Ward any objection by anyone 
of hi-s activities an a mcinlier of IVthtl urui 
lawyer for IEic orj^miiation I A. Not that I re- 
tail— I iiPTtr dsacLLmiMl jL 

"Q. \V[m dlradtd tlifA fti'lifl* 'Information' to 
he printed in Wntch Tower f A, Tbe pt4*id*nt, 

"Q. Jit 1Imtl: any nde as to puhlkation nf ar- 
tklox in Watrb TuWi'if— wlial is (h* pmwedurel 
A^ Tlte prefiident ie in fb^rpc of alt l\n: work 
and it in at) (o liim to deeide wliat nriidei went 
into it. 

"Q. lie did that independently of tins Board 
of Direct nr» and had full authority So publish 
matters in the Watcb Toner t A- Ym uir. 

"<j, ^Vns there anyone who composed to ar- 
ticles for the Watdl T^a'er— any one nneigaiA 
to (bat tarikl A. I don"t know, 

"Q, Arr tl.i-re any rules or repulations in 
ioniiectinn with publishing and eiftulatio^ the 
IVotch Tower 1 A. Not that I know nf, 

"(J. An y I )"Pj!f in the reeorda or in the book 
nf rule., or any other document? or |ffl|«tr« that 
you have ebvoit procedure to l» followed for pub- 
lish ins and circulating the IVatcb Tower mae&- 
lincf A, ^'o. 

"Q. I mjuld call your attention to another 
irlich; entitled 'Snare* 1 which waa printed in the 
Watch Tower magazine On or about Kovcmb*r 



6$ 

IfiJJi'pJB E. T r da jli^Pwrjfn— Esofnpiolipn 
BtftH-t Trial 

IH, ]?}?,[>, have you b?nrd of Ibnt articleJ A, 
Yes Kir." 

Mr. Ilrnolkhnascn : I offer in evidence, 
if your Honor plraxr, at Hi in tone, the 

"IV'akh Tovrer" isia^azine of November 
l-">, liOfl, which iin-ludcil tlih article entitled 
"Snnrce," (lie fir* I nrlick in the luapft- 
line. 

The Cuurt : Arc you ofTering: Ihe wliola 
ranjnuimT 

Mr, Hrwchhimscn ; Jfcit (he "Snares" 
arliclp. 

The Court; Ts (hn're any objection t 

Mr. Covington; Xo objpclion. 

(Iff^fivMl in eridcMt and marked 
I'laiiiliffV I'.ihibit 5.) 

Mr, Uruchbnusen : If yoni Honor please, 
to avoid eonrunion. I would like to modify 
my offer nf 1iia1 nrtifle and only offer llmt 
pari of it B'bich I now reail and which is 
the pnrt iiHcpcd in the complaint in thin 
action. II in a very tons article. 

Mr, Covinpion; May it plcese your 
Honor, a?- we understand the rule, we- 
woubl nbjrct So in t rc^luri n£ the part of 
tiie article becKuse the law ia that the 
entire art tele munt he considered. 

The Court; Jus( say you object Tlte 
objection la Jiuptained. I will take the 
whole article. 

Mr. DruehliHURen ; R*cc[stiuo, May I 
reflil it at thia (ime, if your Honor please, 
tot part Of the article which in referred 
to ia the complaint in tbj> Action I 



iifi 

William E. Vin Ambvrpi— jcTAimfndd'on 
Before Trial 

Tba Conrt; You, inay read whatever 
part you wish. 

(Mr. ltruchhauf.cn thereupon reads fr&nj 
J^laintiff'a Exhibit 5.) 

Hi. Jiruchhauaen: 1 nndmlaixl that 
Ihe defeinlnnt enhnei'difa lhaL ttic defendant- 
en rjio rations, tiotb of ton, imbllnheil and 
eirculatcjl (bat "Wnlch Tower" mflsawne, 

Mr. Covington; I thuUjdil ha waa going: 
to read the entire article. 

The- Court : 1 am not going to toflkt 
him read the entire a rtbde, Yuu may have 
an e3«ijplion. 

ilr. Covington; l\"o cic^pt. 

The tiourt: We arc der-linff with the 
nincciis-Lua that the defendant concedes the 
stateineiit IMWlft by Mr. Uracil imuMn, 

Mr, CoringUta: Vea. 

Mr. IlrUcbhauiven; 1 think I have faid 
that it i« tiie part which we bnvo alleged 
in the complaint. 

The Court; I wa* talking about to 
fireulatioti. ' 

Ilr. Uruchbaunen ; There U a eone&»- 
jiion. 

The Court: It is no conCcdi'd, 

Mr. Cnviniftonr Kscept tbnt I niay 
nhitw, mi there wiit Ije no niiininilcrntaail- 
inp. tbnt there was the Wateb Tower 
Jiible &, Traet Society in New York and 
Peimuylvnma, two corporations which 
puUinlKHl 1hia article. 

Mr. ilruchbniinen; And rircnlaterl il. 

V.t, Cavinjrton; No other concessions 
rnade. 



10 

Witliam E. Van /ImfrurjR — Exam inn (ion 
Befote Trial 

Mr. Brucbhanaen: RerorrinR hact to 

(he eSnniination of Mr. Van Anshnrpb, I 

think I read tttll cjueation, but I will read 

it opsin: 

"Q. I call your attention to another article 

(■iitiilnd "Snarw" which »'M printed in tltt 

Watd) Tower niapaj;ine on or ahout Noveir-lur 

liV, Hh.IH, have yon heard of that article! A. 

Yes, uir, 

"Q. You received copies nf (be Watch Tower, 
did you noif A. Yea, sir. 

"Q. Mailed lo you or delivered to yonl A, 
Dcliverrd to n* at Kethel. 

"Q. lVrsnnally delivered i A, Kaeb member 
pet* a copv — caeb jaeintnn- of the family gets a 
cojiy by mail. 

M Q, Have vou read tbat artitle "Snares" in 
receiit Itraeaf A. Yes, -sir. 

"Q, [low recently did ynu rend it T A. Day 
before yesterday," 

Thia eianiinntiun was taken on Jane 2S, 
ID42, en "Day before yeaterday" would 
oe in Junej 1D42. 

"(J. You recall 'If a man ctaima to be Mn- 
cent rated In God and in a lawyer and appears 
in court nl counsel for anotber consecrated ^er- 
»on and tlien enndoe!*- liimaelf and the cane on 
trial in such a manner that lie might receive Hm 
approval of other men in the Court, such lawyer 
is a man-please r and proven hi* unfaithful p a a 
to God and to the kic.siom', do you recill that 
statement t A* Yes, fir, 

"Q. There ia no one clue tot you know of 
that condncled to case for lb* arjunitation 



U'iNmtmi E. Van Amburgk — Examination 
Before Trial 

vhtm ftnyono then referrn] to or stated waj a 
'mnn-plenscr' or improperly conducted himself 
on ihe triatj was there f A. 1 don't recall. 

"Q. And member* of .lehovah's Witnesaca 
ara wIlUB the category' of ennaecratcd per*ona, 
aren't theyf A. Yes, sir. 

"({. Do yoft reeui: hearing anytliin" about the 
article 'Snares' before it was riabl Iflhed in the 
saaue of Watch Tower on or aliout Xovember 
15, 1D3D1 A. No, air, 

"Q. You can h t tidnk of anyone in the organi- 
sation or elsewhere to whom that article alluded 
to — other tlian Mr. Moylft, can yout A. I don't 
—oil hand, 

"Q. Was there any diseosjiioa with anybody 
in reference to thia article- 'Fnnres' that you 
kiii-.w of, Ifoforc it* publication J A. No, sir. 

L, <J. When did i( Br»( come to your attention 
(hnt llietft was snch an arlielel A. When I rend 
it in (be Watch Tower I received. 

"Q. Did ynu talk to anyone about it after- 
ward 1 A. Not that I recall- 

"Q. Did yon make any comment ahout it 
afterwardf A. Not that I recall. 

"Q. Did yo« make any inquiry about it t A, 
No. 

"Q, Do yon fcnaw who prepared that article 
■Soares't A. No, sir. 

"0- Were there any other Sawyera living En 
Iletbel be1w,-en May, 1^3.'*, and May, 1939 T A, 
I don't recr.^1 between 1&33 nnd '3 Q — wo had a 
lawyer there at one time. 

,L Q, Tou don't know of any? A. No. 

"Q. At least you know tore waa no com. 
plaiat ahoot any of the activities ahool any 
lnwver other tban what you have testified about, 
AS to Ilr, Jlaylaf A- No. 



r: 



7-1 



William £. Van Ami*" git— Examination. 
'Before- Trial 

"Q. Jfo lawyer who has. ftppeftred in. court for 
tiit organisation, or either ol them, within yu'ir 
knowledge, has ''ten charged by w.ybody to 
betray their trait 1 A. During that time, from 
1U35 to lKBt 

"Q. That'* right, yw. And your answer ist 
A. No. 

"Q: Did you know that the article "Iafcrmft- 
tivtj' jLiul the artic-lc ■ Snares' have l*tn read at 
meeting* in different parls of tilt cnuntryt A. 
J dnn't know; wlmul the article 'Snares', that 
wan n chief article find those chief articles are 
usually n-ad at what we call Bihle study EBcet- 

tad*. 

"Q, Is tli At the unual practice en chief poli- 
cies r A. Yes, * i r, 

"tj. How in rm article dcnipiiated as a chief 
nrlirle! A. Kirst article in the Tower, 

L, f^. Sn the firm article is u>iuiitly rend at 
fcHrefinjrst A. Ye*, fir. 

*'Q. In tlial ft printed islIp of the organisation! 
A. No, sir. 

"(>. If!H il in gencrol prnrlirct A. Yea. 

"CJ, A Of I (bone nieetingn are held nil over the 
country, nrt'n "t 1heyt A- Yes, sir. 

"(J. In nil Hides t A. Yen, sir. 

"ij. U"1lii mi] K-rvispn tlmn* meetings! A, TJsn> 
:i 1 1 v ;i |n-:iih'r — rurh clrtHs of ntndy or study class 
linn a IpchIm-. 

■'Q. I." there ony direrling liead nf the meet- 
inj;» jLiiy where wlm i^-lln theni what tn dn- and 
hnw In tin Ut A. IVp have a genernl office. 

"!). W|mw> duty in il ft! Helhel 1o keep eon- 
tm-1 with or make suiocewlinn*. t> 1lie*e lcadcrn 
in diiTen-nl pnrln of I he country I A, We jiavo 
a dvD*rtif*flt for that purpose. 



W'liiam E. Van AmburgK — Examination 
Btfort Trial 

"(J, Wlui in in charge of that department I A. 

Mr. Siuilivnn. 

"Q, And he wan ia charge in I93DI A- I 
think bo. 

"(J. Did he t*i try nn enrrespondence with these 
lea Jen T A. I believe he did, 

"Q. Wan 1hat In letter I A. IVohobly. 

"Q. Would ynu luivc copies of the** tetter*! 
A. I don't know. 

"Q> Were copies of corresrivindence in your 
fUcs! A. FiJe* at the factory. 

"Q. in thai where ali letter* are writ (en I A. 
Y«. 

"Q. And Jlr, Ko«rr is nn* m chance <it thftt 
fflctnryr A, Ye r, «if. 

"Q. The factory you refer to i« the printing 
offlcr- at 117 Ailanin street, Itrnfiklyn, Kew York, 
ina't ill A. Yi-n, fiir. 

Q, Ami it in Fill] at ttiftl ;ihiicf A. Ych. 

Q, fn lhrr( L r*uy [wil-E eT thr riri^inizAtunn hnliMH^il 
there n1ju*r tlinn the ih*[i:irtaieiil fur Ihe ] ij-i n tin ?r 
aim] eireohiliocr tlie \Vale3i T*™ - er iiut^n^inr ?nrl 
oilier pish] if atinns— any other puhlirailionn of Ute 
orjpiniial ion f A. We puhli^lk aootlier paper 
ealhil 'CoBnuUttos', 

*'Q. Tine prinliiijr oflln. nn A<ln*l* K|iYT>t in 
in ttie main unci t«>r the printiiie: and pulilquliinsr 
ibinl ei rriil n tin £ «( lln' IVntfh Tower maeaiine 

nmi oilier fmjMT^ ind pamphlet* KlJ'ei] \n llie 
o renn Iki M«n! A. Yw. sir, 

"(J. Are thew hinders — i think yon referred tn 
tln-m an le^nlern in ■ Li IT<- n-nt incit- of thp country 
— are hn<w many! A. 1 r\on't know. 

"Q. Do ynii \tstiw what the organisation eon. 
»«s(« of— in there a nprawmtatin appoinlrd for 



Il'ii'i'krwl E. Tin J in&ti ?.J 1— EjSbiik'jlcIio a 

B(/s*-< 3'rioJ 

eaeli stale or a onmber of Rtjvte*! A. I am nut 
ipi tsmeh with lliftt part of it 

"Q- Do yon know who has knowledge on ton", 
subject T A. Yir. Kiuirr pnoliahly han." 

Xhca we skip to Cf); 

"Q. You hi j- that Judge Rutliei ford hud se!e 

pomr to iiullliih in tit* WfttCh Solver, in thill 

eurr^tt A, Yes, sir. 

"(}. The lioordn of Direetora np|irovix] of tliat 
— !hey pira liim the power f A. Ye:-, sir, 

"Q. In thi* Uiuiruj room you Iwd five tables 
you ia>'1 A. Ye*, nir. 

"(J. Ifow large was the roonit A. Each table 
TVilL hill] ahnilt forty, 

hH Q. ]Tnw larpe wan 1he room! A. About 7D 
feet one- way hy 40—wait n n::iiLite— it nmst Ink 
7lt fret wiih» and about SO feet long. 

"Q. Do nil the officers hit at your (nblef A. 
JCo, sir. 

"Q, ifnylo ever sit ot yonr tjilJcf A. Nn, 
nis-. 

"Q. Tliey liad nuNjmeil place? wliere they aatf 
A. Yes, jiir. 

*'Q. I low far away was thalf A. lliao war* 
laitle ^ I and his #4, 

"Q r How far wis tbulf A. Forty or fifl^ 
feeL 

"Q. Jodpe Rutherford wasn't at meals at ail 
linien wrts bel A. Kn1 nil time»— wJcn«T«r he 
wan there he ¥as. 

"Q, Wo* he away a jrreat deatT A. Ye*. »ir, 

"Q. llnntha at a timet A. Yen, air." 

Skip to 69; 
"Q, TuTniaij back to August 3> 1 9153, wasn't 



73 

William E- Va% Aitihvrgh — £nsmitmii<m 
Bif&re Trial 

Mr. Mcyle oruvtcd to leave within 24 hooxi 
after that meetiaLjT A, Yes, iir. 

"Q. Who ordered Mm to leivat A. Thft 
president. 

"Q. And ht did leaTtf A, Yea, tir. 

"Q. At that mwtiac;, Judge Katherford W4* 
pretty rnnra eicited about thi» Jttteil A* I 
don't rs*a]l that he was. 

"Q. Didn't be indicate, that be waa disturbed 
about itt A. He was diitathed about it bat 
mot ciscittd — he wan self-ooadolleTL" 

Skip to tha lop o( pftg4 70: 

"Q. So that his. departure Ttaa eipediltd hy 
Jud^e Ei:lberford, wun it notT A, Ten, tir- 

,L Q. You say the resolution requested that lis 
leave 1 A- 1 believe s-o. 

"Q, "Will yOB point it out in the reslv^ifoT 
A. Doesn't It say he »W re<iuca;t*d to— *tla 
members of the hoard of directors hereby re- 
sent ti:c OHJBSt criticism appearing in that let- 
ter, disapprove of the writer and hin aeiiona 
ftad reeoninicndB that t]io preitident of the So- 
cio'}' immediately terminate the rrldtioBsbip of 
0. R. Moylo as lep;a[ conEsel.' 

"Q. Did you discuss, that ha be turned out 
wiehin 1i hounl A. I don't know." 

Thftt coaeludes tha examination of Mr, 
Van Ambargh, I will now start with an- 
other examination. 

The Court: We will now adjourn Until 
two o'dock. Pleasii be back here 
promptly at two a^d pleaso don't din- 
ensft tha eaao o^Ta fttuon^ yourftelvas. 

(Whcre3[>:n an adjournment waa taken 
until two o'clock p. mv> 



7C 

Ifnrtrif t'inh—Fur Ptfj—Direet 

Aprrmoos Szsrioh, 

Two o'clock p. m, 

(Trial resumed.) 

ti.M(V]',V FJXK, Wauwntasa, Wisconsin, 
rj,lh'il an u sllawsi in Mitlf of ihe plainliff, 
L'inj: lirst diily i-wntri, t^ntiSied n« fnllown; 

^Irfet examination Ojr Mr, Jifiurlhaufe*: 

Q. Wlint U your hujiinena, Mr. Finkt A, I Mil 
a food broker. 

(J. Whore is your place of huaiaenRT A. In 
WnuwntOsa, Wiieonnin. 

i{. Does that tnhe you to different part* *r 
tlw country 1 A. It doe*, 

Q, Were you a memltor nt Jehovah's Wit, 
nes-Hos orgitni^ntiont A. Yes, I vtl. 

Q. When did yoo bvr«me connected with itt 
A. Approximately in 19£L 

Q. Did you afterward* aname some oiEct 
tlieret A. Yen, I had several oifices. 

Q. When first were you elected Of inducted 
iota ofliret A, 1 don't en nelly remember the 
dales, luit I had several positions such as. com- 
pnny servant nml rejtin'na! servant— ftnt re- 
giuiijl si'irvant, hut similar efrviees. 

(J, The orrtiiixation has what th*y call re- 
giijns, is that eitrfelf A. Yes, il lift*. 

Q. Is I tint the wring <>f (he coontry into dif- 
ferent n'jrioniT A. Yen. 

(J. There in more tlian on* stale ift a region! 
A, In she regions tliore were more (ban one 
stale in *mae in^lnnres. 

Q. Do yon know »'hot statei were included 



narivy fink—F/yr Pfjf .— D'lTtd 

in the region that included the State of Wia- 

eonainT A. I wouldn't know tliat. 

Q. Theo Hiose eompani es, whnt did Ihey *OH- 
aist oft A, Tin'}' eonsi«t«4 of individoal groups 
or, an we called them, classes 1.0a, which were 
iniidc up Of [rn'inhers of Jehovah'* WflllvMW 
irhich met perioilicnlly for nieeting purpose! 
and service activities. 

Q. The company ymi were connected wilh wob 
loci.ted in whnt pkirct A, Ipi llilwankee. 

Q. About how mnny mends r* were thero or 
thatl A, We hod nn ntli-ndanee on Sunilnjfs— 

The Court 1 JI< L did not auk yon that. 
H« asked you if you kntf* h<iw innny 
Intro hv"— 

Mr. Hruehhaunen : 1 wilt withdraw the 
question, 
Q, Uow many attended on Ihe nvernpe at 
those meeting 1 A. At our largest meeting*, 
about two hundred, 

q. Were they all members of JdnwaVj Wit- 
naKKOs I i'i- Net Sub« canie pericKlieatiy ami 
Otliers regularly. 

Q. Were the meetinga open to tho public I A. 
Yes. 

(J. And ynu were Ot oil time* endeavoring to 
£ct the public inlo (he meciiaps, is that correct I 
A, Yi'S, by invitation. 

l>, Ynu FiU'catoe a Knne servant, did you sayf 
A. Yes, T did, 

Q, Did Mutt a icon thnt you bail charge of Ihe 
company] A. That meant that I had charm of 
Several companies I hat comprised a none. 
Q. Where Olher than in Milwaukee were the 



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7y 



m 



Horsey Fink—Ft>? Pljf.—JHttti 

companies tliat yoti had- elmrge ofT A, Kacroe, 
WixvOnein, Kenosha, JuncsvilJo, Beloit, ifadiaon, 
Lake Mills, and there may have been on* or 
two allien tint I don't recall 

(J.. They Are all within the rndius of how many 
idles of Milwaukee! A. I would Bay within the 
radius of eighty to out hundred Iftiles. 

(J. An J iliij you attend meetings at those vari- 
ous places! A. Yes. 

Cj. Can you state what the attendance was at 
those particular pmoea on the average I A. 
They varied Imaii* the classes, varied in sites, 
and I would 5*1 i* able 10 state exactly how 
many or eTcn approximately Low many would, 
attend the meetings at ail tj i ijch-. 

(J. Jlui there were a number of attendants it 
those meetings! A. Yes, 

<J, ilow Long have you been acquainted with 
the plaintiff, Ului ISuylef A, Ub, sine* about 
1D23. 

Q. HiJ timl nrijunirdanceship arise through 
your nativities with Jclmvaii's WitneBscsl A. 
Yes, St did. 

Q. Was he &H:-i.".-i u t i-J with Ihe class in Mil- 
waukee OT in'ttr-by! A. In a. near-by da.-.s, and 
then Jib would OTVO our MiKaufcee eliuss as i 
speaker froui io (imr, 

Q. Uo you recall i(r. Movie returning to Wis- 
consin in I lie Md nth of August, J939T A, I do. 

Q, Was tliere anything said ttj? him Or ycu as 
to hi* reason for rt'lu r ntngf A. Well, he told 
me on hi* n*:nr:i :li;. reA*Ofli ior his returning, 

Q. Wlimt did he sft-yt 

Sir. Covington [ We ohject la any 



ffarwj Pint— For I'lff,— Direct 

heat-siLy abatements, ex parte ELalement* 
made by J1 r. Moyle. 
The Court; Objection sustained. 

Q. Did you lend an article in the "Waleh 
Tower" of September t, 1933, end I show you 
the issue of that rjiogoiiiie of isepteiuber 1, 1D3U, 
ru-.il iL-sk you whether you read the article en- 
titled "for Your Information" (handing to 
witness)! A. Yen, I read tJiat article. 

Mr. Hrgciihujiw : I offer that article* 

in evidence. 

The Court: Sibow it to your opponent. 

(lit lirucldiauBen shows article to Sir. 
Covington.) 

Mr. CoTington: No abjection. 

The Court; It will bo received 

(Taper referred Co received in evidtoeo 
and marked I'lamtitf's ICxhlhit S.) 

(l!r. Bruebhauscn read* Plaintiff's Ex- 
hibit :") to the jury.) 

Q. Was that article discussed hy you, or by 
any nwrabera of the Wnlca Tower orgaiika- 

ticii.it A. I'reRunahly it win, 

Q. Did anyone talk to you abotiL it after it 

appeared? 

JJf r Oovinjrton: We ohjec± — 
The Court: Objection nimtainoil, 
Mr. Bnudshituscii; EiOci'itloo. 

Q, What ean you say, if anything, about the 
activities of }'t. Ifoyie in Bhawinjr or rfjvling ail 
letter in JIil*'aukea or afound there i 



Harvey Fink — For P!!f r -*--D'tretl 

The Court: Ha is referring to Lit lat- 
ter to Mr. Iluiherford. 

A. The first 1 saw of the letter was when Mr, 
AI«;li. L rtiurned. 1 did not know of any other 
pvrsua iiutnide of my wife who had read the 
leller, and aha rend it vi- H-k KMAti tijne J. did. 
llr. itoylr did not read that letter to my knowl- 
edge to imyonu else. 

IX ]Ju you recall Mr. ifatlliew ilowlett com- 
ing out to Mitv.a-.ikoe in the uionlti of Septem- 
L*r, ILJ3yr A. 1 da. 

tj, Did he oak you. to call a meeting or did 
nnyoiio; auk you to calJ a miietin^ of the rufcniber* 
of the d-iii ovur wlii(d2 you presided or ftay 
clatHl A. tie did not ovk inc to rail tfiat meet- 
ii^n'. M 1 rttmrtnbet, but the meeting wau called. 

(j, H'oa it cnlled nt tlie rei.|ue*t of Mr, Ho^»'- 
loll, do you know I A- It *'p«. 

Q, TiVlin iia J[r. ifowlettl A Mr. Howlelt 
wjii a nuirencntative of the iiociety at their 
Brooklyn omee. 

Q, l>id you talk to Mr. Howlelt f A, Briefly, 
ye; . 

Q. Did lie slate to yon liii. tfjiwjn for coming 
out there I A, lie did. 

Q. IViiat diit he say! A. I!e naid he had a 
letter on his person direetiji^ him to assume my 
dnlirt a* mill; sfri'aat anil notifying the na- 
lejikhied eopipaniv* el my dismissal, 

Q. Did Lo giro you tluU letter T A. No, he 
did not. 

fj. Were yon di^mi*ted1 A, I was. 

Q. At that time! A, At that time. 

Q. Did you attend, the meeting that wa$ prc- 



4=1 



Uarvtxj Fink—For JPfjf, — Diftct 

aided over or at which Mr. Howlelt eddrateedj 

those in attendance! A. Yes, 1 did. 

Q. And was that nhout September 2A, 1399, in 
llilwauhecl A. Yea. 

Q. Win that in the company room where the 
(Jos* in Milwaukee attended t A, Yei, iu the 
Odd Fcllowji T«nnl*, 

Q. About how iiiaziy were present at that 
r,;:--;:nL-! A. Cor.eid<;raijly, I believe, over two 
hundred. 

(j. ho you know- how they Tuid hef-n Kusmaoned 
to the meeiingl A. I don't >:now e*ce(>t that 
outside claaiieu, menthera of the entire w?nt, were 
reijueated ta ensue into Milan ukee, which thsy 
did. 

Q. Ji wah a apeeial meeting, woa it nott A. 
Yes, That accounted fur the larger than usual 
attendance. 

Q. Ami did Mr. Hewlett read An> itRlemenl 
at tiiat tni'ftingf A. Yea, he did. 

Q, Anfl wns ,that the article "Information 1 ' 
thot has. IVcen referretl to iieret 

The Court: Which arliele art 1'Ou Te- 
ferriag to nowt 
Mr. Bruch hauFen ; Kshibit 1, 
Tlw Court; Here it is, showing him 

Plaintiff's Exhibit 1 (binding 10 wit- 
ness). 

V I don't remember whether that was ex- 
actly what I reait word for word, but it con- 
tained substantially the fame information, 

Q. But be did read from some rjipcrf A, He 
did, yes. 

Q. Do yOU recall tlte substance of what he 
nodi A, Ye». First of ellj he notified the a»- 



Harvey FiiJi~- For Flff^Dirttt 

stinba-d coin[>anics t!ujt I wan to be, <di^missed 
as stint servant pending- isotuc eorres-piindonca 
iK-twftri piiysi-if mid Mr. Hutherfortl, and then 
lie w(ni sit to elaharnto upon tlic reoAona for 
Mr. Miyle's leaving Brooklyn and the various 
dctuit* referring thereto. 

Q. And wus Mr, Moyie ptescnt there 1 A, 
Yei, he was. 

Q. Ant) did he make a statement! A. lie did 
«0L 

(J, Did any thine; elAH transpire at that meet 
ing older tbiai w)mt you have just testified to? 
A, Not tlu*1 I can recidl J(p*riii« details of. 

Q. Was there any diMMtion by any of the 
members of Jehovah's Witn«*« arihine; out Df 
Ihin urtiete of fteptemher 1st dionlsiusg Mr, 
Moyle for luifiutlifulnoae oT tfie milling of Hep- 
toinikcr ^iihf A, Yes, i[ui!e considerable^- 

J!r. Covington: Just n minute. That 
would be immaterial I should like tit 
know v.'ho;lior or not it was on the oce»- 
xion "f Sir. Howleit's visit and whero ha 
[ii:nli' puhlie the orticle "Information" — 

The Court : Ohjection sustained. He 
ivjinl.i yoa tn fit the time and place. 

Mr. Br:iehhnu*(5n: ] want to point out 
tn your Honor that iteme of this, test!- 
niony bears nn whut w-e think we are tn- 
1i1loii to prove eliowiog the efTwl Hut 
lliCTic ajticlcs hud on people, who were 
friemlly to lloyle. 

The Court : You can make a tender of 
any ieHtiiminy you want, aud T will rulo 
on it u it bo»ii«* atur.f. 



HHftt}t Flrik—Far PI$.—n\ff,ct 

Q- Coltljf back lo this article of September 
1st, before Mr. llowlcll arrived there, did any 
of the members nf Jehovah'* Witnesses talk to 
yon about tbnt nrticlei 

Mr. Conngton: Wo ubject to that 
The Court! Objection Nustnined. 
Mr. Bmihhau.ccn: lixception. 

Q. Did any »f the eltM, those in attendance 
at the meeting at w-tiieb Mr. Howiett addressed, 
did I hey talk to ynu nltout tin: meeting or what 
bud trnnp-piredf A. Yot, they ditL 

Ifr. Covington: Thot would he oli- 
jcetcd lo unless it vns in the prescnee of 
Mr. Ilowlett. 

The Onrt; He Baid vith M^r, Hewlett 
— d id n't you I 

Mr. Tli-ueliliausen: I said arising out 
of Ihnt moL'ting. 

Q. Can you fiivo (he detail* of I hat aa to 
where it took place and with whom I A, Where 
whnt ionfc placet 

Q. Any di^nisjin-n itrtsine; aftrr the meetinp; 
of Mr. Hoirlrtt A, The diseussifin. took place 
several disruKJiious (nnk plaee *Wh nte as w*U 
M ntiiong other of those n Mending, 

Dy the Court; 

Q. And who else was Iheret A- Oonerally Ibe 

entire aF*=ernh|ed rnmfinnies. Kpetrifwally. I 
don 'I remll just exactly tn whom I spoke at (hat 
time or who upoke to mo On thA suHjret, tncf* 
being «o many. 



ffaney FinJc—Fvr Ptfr-Dirt-tt 

By Sir. Bruchbinweia ; 

Q, but they Tire attendants or the claaa at 
Milwuuki-ef A. V«s. 

By the Court; 

Q. That in. the funeral claf-Hl A. The general 
das* 

By Mr. UroehliiHiKm: 

Q, \Vu3 that at the meeting itself T A. Yes, 
after, biilI kgiiic before even, 

(J. ■ I lint Luke before the meeting, what tran- 
■pired. 

Mr. Covington: Just ft moment. Wan 
it a public uiscussion or a privnlo di*- 
cussionl 

The Court- It in a puhlic discussion. 
[It has ftlrf.itty le^lilinl that they were 
in (hr ro-cftl!cd eta** meetings. You 
liiiili'jKtund wi are IsilkinR about elftsj 
liieeliivm, not any ffrniijs nf Ns or Ihrec. 

The Witnusa: Then I will have to 
rhnnj;e that ti^iitnony, your Honor. I waa 

under c I ■<■ iiuprfsnim! ynu meant intLLvi- 

dlial iti*CU!MiJon helWcen 100 ftaul i*Onis-liody 
pIm 1 . 

The (.'ourt; You ore not ln-ius asked 
n I ii hi) Hifti ft1 all, ax I understand it. 

By Mr. Itruehhuusen ; 

CJ. Mr. Fink, if f may direct your nttontlon to 
rnii rbfn discussion prinr In 1hc Hnwtall meet. 
ine;. A. Xo jtriu-ml elans disi'UKsion. no, 

(J. Wits there nny danx dissuasion it the How- 
led meeting other than what you have teatiGed 



r-j 



Survey Flak— For Pljf^Direct 

to or afterwards T A. No, the meeting w** in. 
cltarjrt cif llr. Uowhitt, and lie conducted what- 
ever dise-u**inn there wjm. 

{£. Tlim the references you muke tn discus- 
sions 014 wil.lt Kinftilfi - groups 1 A. Yen. 

(]. IVIrat direnjiiiiora did you Jijve after the 
Septi'tnlier lid iiieelins; or article with any of 
tlsi' n miller KTiHi[ut, ami about when did they 
tttlnnriirrt A. I would not lie able to answer 
tliiil spjerincnlly. J jIh.-pi 'I ttrtlOL 

Q. iliyi' un yuur lienl recollection. A, That ia 
priuf to Mr, Hewlett'! ™it! 

Q, Yes, prior to Mr. iluwlett's viidl aw\ after 
!h* nrfiete almnt Mr. Moyla'j heinjr dismiaaid 
for unfjiilhfulnes* of September l*t. We* there 
any dkeiuwion with any mnall (rrnuji of pcnple 
uliDut that article I A. Not (tWWTnl ilim*UK»ioart 
particularly, ntt. 

(i. ^"ait titcn- any d iju-u** "»n t A- Ves, in. 
(liviilual ilineiu'n.iiiiiH, jva. Quite a few Snine to 
iim' antl a^kvil iitt <rii*t Hint we* all ahtraL 

(i. Ami what iliii- you snyT A. Aiwl I *4ld 
tiiiil — 

Mr, Coi' i flplon : Wu* that nt (lie pulilii; 
iiii'i-tlnpT 

The Court: Xd, this wa» not in Hm 
[Hiijlie nicetinj,'. It lia* to An nil It the Hen- 
tn'iiiljer iHt pUlllleOtiHt, I Mjiinj i fT'm l^xluljit 
ii ( Tvliirh iK "Fiw Your Infoniifttioi!," 
whivli is no! Ihe sulijwt iiiutlor of tWa Miil, 

Mr, rSriK'hliiiiJ^'O : Uo 1 un'ierotaitd your 
ETorvar iiustninJi t5»e otgnftioBT 

Tlie Court: 1 hnvo not heard an ebje*' 
tian yeL 



JJtrvt!/ Fi*k=-Fvr Fiff.— Direct 

V.T. Bruehhauaea: Will yoa read tha 
qnc-tton, please f 

{The t|u?Elion waf repealed by fha re- 
porter.) 

Q, (Ceifitjnuwi) Will ynu MntiBUi your tes- 
(iiiionv n* to ivhnl naa taJLT A Tlicse peopia 
wanted to know why thic ^Jftrtiuulfir— 

Mr. Cnvinpton; rieas* tell us what you 
nre tatkinp ihmit. 

The Court : Con n?el I nr, if yon will please 
listfo and let me run this courtroom, ite 
will j^t alonp, 

Mr. Covinj^tenJ I ohject t* tfiii lino *f 
te FtSnio«y. 

The Coarl: Ohjeefinn Fu^!a;iied. 

Mr, UruelihoBKca: Kn-rption, I *£?iim 
Kay to ynnr Honor tliat I ftn*i ernleavoring 
lo eslahlisb the offr-r-t of lhe*e artielra on 
!h,-.-i' ptoplf win*, were nii'jiitMTit of Jeho- 
I'ah'a Witnes«fr ar.d friends, 

The Court: The nhjectioa is tastaiaed- 
Eirr[i1inn lo She Jjlftiadff. 

Mr. ftruchhawien : J'isfoption. 

Q. Tin ynu knim r nf nay i?.sne of thin letter by 
or on brbnlf of Mr. M»yJe between the time he 
arrivtsj out in Milwaukee la Aupipt, 13^-IH, aad 
Xr.vemlwT IH, 1!>.1<), whrn the arlkle "En lire* " 
h|i|i<''nri'il t A. Xn, f don't 

Q, Bid you *ee him nftrnt A- Yet, daily. 

(J. Did you rosicl? nenr whore he lived f A, 
Mr, Mnyle maintained oibf«i. ttiat 1 placed at bis 
dJEpiisa). 

Q. Did you have occasion at aay time prior 



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Horny fq'uft— Far PI J— Piifrt 

or <-ven IncluiJinc; Kovrmhcr lfilb ulitn (he 
"Snares" article wan puhlished to lalh to anyone 
alhout tho'e iLrtii-Srf, or did anyone (all; lo yop 
ahnut Hierat A. Yea. 

Q. Ciift you pv? tjk any details aliout thalT 
A. Naturally tiie aceu^Lliona nutdc apsinsl M:r. 
Jfmle provokrd HnxtiltraUe acminemt when they 
were puhlifhed in the Tower. Most of the friend* 
there hvlk'ved Hint bul-Ii publication nan uncalled! 
for. 

JTr. Covini;<Da: 1 objeet to that— 
The Court: Ohj«linn ai-arruleil. Ei- 
eeptiun to the defendant. 

Q. Did yoit noiiea tbnt it Sind any eff*et on 
♦Oimfl Of tin memncr* tm (o their attitude— 

Tlie Court: We are refcrrirtu; to fJia 
arlirle that ftppcSr^I, that :■ 1'taintifi"'* 
Bihilhit— 

M!r. BrBch]i»u«n! I will embrace ail of 
tb* articlea, if your Honnr please. 

i^. Did yon notice any effect that tfic articlns 
I referred to, SepteialMr ljst, Oc;ohcr Ifilh ard 
N'ovejiiber 15th, had on any ot the ruembcra out 
there 1 

Mr. Coviifjfiton : I object lo Shftl, 

Tlsa Court; Ohjrclion *u*taiReil a£ to Ehe 
■rtirle of Keptemher IsL 

Mr. Covi n.i^ on - We make the apeci fie 
Objection thai it ealls for arjfliment and a 
conctii*ion and opinion on the part of Ihe 
iritneM. 

The Court: I have already sue tained tlw 
objection to a part of the queation. So *« 



SS 



Harvey finJt— For PI ff ^-Direct 

will luive a new question, and you may 

nhjccl to that if you earc to. 

.Mr. BrurhJiatlHta: May 1 aulunit as lo 

tin' iirlii-h; of Kepleinher 1st lloit it doi;s 
k-iir on Hu.' mm of mali*«t 

The Court : It may later on, but nt (Ida 
time I think it is incompetent, 

Mr, liriichhausefl : I rcKpfcttully ei- 
cfpt. 
Q, Be!stri*tin|; my question to the effect that 
the articles of October 15th and November lfjth 
lind en any of those with whom you eonf erred, 
con you, jjitfe any details alwat thatl A. In. 
It influcnectl — 

Mr. Coviujjton: Wo ohject, to that he- 
aa.uae it calls for a conclusion and opinion 
on the part of tlie witiveai and invades the 
province of the jury. 

The Court; Objection overruled. Ex- 
cept ion to the dcfenJajita, 
Q, Will you proceed! A QThe jirti^Lca that 
appeared infSin.jn-ed the roinda of the readtre 
asfljntt Mr. Mvyle on the grciandi that they 
considered the Walch Tower to- eontftin a mea- 
Rftfie from God. and aa eu«b, it wasn't open to 
niicallcR, 

Q. Ami did they tlien hesoaio unfriendly to 
Mr. Mnylef A. Yes, they did. 

Q. And did you notiee any change of attitude 
in the-ie companies that yau viaitedl A, Yea, 
o,ulte a eonaiderahle cSiange. 

Q. Tlioae comr'i™"a were located in the places 
that you Mentioned! A Ye*. 



S9 

tfarvtif fittfc — Fat P!$, — Direct 

Q. How lone; did. you remain a member of 
(he TV ii teli Tower organization T A. Until the 
following aprihjj. 

By lb.' C*url; 

Q, What K|niiipf is tliatT A l^ft, 
Hy Mr, nrutibhanhen ; 

Q. Then you withdrew I A. 1 withdrew, I 
no longer attemled their meeiinfra. 

<J. Did ynu esprrss trny retsnn to the Watrlii 
Tower aa to the reaaon for your withdrnwall 
A. No, I <iiiln T t. 

Q, fun yoft stolr any rfeunn for your with- 
drawal! A. Yes, 

Mr. CuvLiiekih' f object lo flint as 

arjriLmcn tn( i ve. 
The Court: Direction sustained. 
Mr, Bruchliaiwn : rixeeption. 

Q. Did you hecniuo afiilintcd with nuy nther 
orfianiiationt A. JCo, T did not. 

Q. Did you continue ymiT studies in any way. 
A. At our home we continued our stadie?. 

Q. Tli lit ia^ yon had meelinp^ there with 
Mi,;ilh'r priii!)!*! A. Yej,. n fi-w pen-pie met then- 
with mo. 

Q. May 1 aak you, referring |o thft mectinp 
witn Mr, Hnwlt'tt— piior tn Jlr. Mowleit nrri-.-- 
iji^ in Milwaukee and ottendiujf 'he iiiefllnir, 
whlell 1 Hiink was Replnnber 24!h, do yon recall 
tiie meeliitf ul whirh Mr. Moyle attended and 
VMil a atalementf i\. Yea. 

Q, Do you recall about when that was! A, 
Hot specifically. Il might haT* been jnst about 



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i:?. 



Harney F^h—For P!g,—Dirrct 

two weeks Wore Mr, Hewlett came to Mil- 
waukcr, I do not hare the date. 

Q. Would yea re**]] the statement if some 
paper were shown Ic yoaT A. lies, I believe 
I would. 

Q. I sbo',? you 11 jwipM' nnd ask you if that 
refreshes Tiiur TtCoTtoction ond whether thai ia 
the statement (hot Mr, Moyle mad* on tins ot. 
ens inn po ju*t referred lo {handing paper to 
-wi(nesa). A, Yea, I remember. Thai c[jl) mm t 
was made. 

^f^. Prnehhaunen : I offer it in evidence, 

Mr. Covinptoa: No objection. TVhtrj 
ia the originalt 

Mr, RfUchbflUEen: T am fold the origi- 
nul was giren fo the. secretary of the 
class. 

Mr, Covington: We have no objection. 

(The papier ticfprr«1 to was receiTed 
in cviilence and marked Ploinliff'a Ex. 
liinit 7.J 

Q- Can yon ?i ve any defntla a* to how these 
article* affected people ia their attitude toward 
Mr. Moyle I 

Mr, Omjtwi; W« take the name ob- 
jection because it is invading (he province 
of the jury, it in argumentative and fall* 
for a conelnjdon. 

The Court: Objection OTermlerl, ex- 
eepiion tn the di-rrndRntn. Von are. talk- 
ing about tiie ariicle which ie the (UbjJcet 

matter of tide Mmtrovcrayt 

Mr. Bfttchhnusea: Yea. 



Bwvey FiuJt— For rifj— Direct 
A. The article! prejudiced the readers against 

i.r. Meylo. 

Q. Can joo atate. at any meetings you attended, 
can you givt any details! as to what effect it bad* 
Did pt-i>j>le kIiuo him in any ii - ay, or wLat did 
they ilnf A. Yes, As. time progressed, when 
Mr, Moyle and II rs. Moyle .-tt in a meeting, 
those that attended finally wouldn't even sit 
neil to Ibern. They permitted two or th rea choirs 
both front and hack to remain vacant, whereas 

the j- eat at a dMnnce from them. 

Q, Where did you find that taking placet A. 
At the g( noral meetings. 

Q. In what city! A. la Milwaukee. 

Q. Had vuu visited any otiier place where thai 
took pMec. or any [ilaee that Air. iloyle attended f 
A. Sol that I recall. 

(J. Your main activity wua in Milwaukee! A. 
Yes. 

Q. Mow lone; did that continue to your kaovd. 
ci.l|?:.'T A. That continued until Mr, Moyle a? 
longer canit- 10 any meeting 

i). Do you know abtrat when tlutt woj; timl he 
ceased going there! A, Oh, it woe a month or 
no alter Air. Hewlett wan there. 1 am aot too 
turn; of that, however, tile **ae.l elapse of lime. 

Q, ]kh ynti recall Mr. MoyJo moving (rom 
IVtiuwaiosa to Jdhrsojii Creek T A. Ya», 1 do, 

Q. And I hat III about wheat A. It was 
March 1, IM, I believe. 

(.Mr, llrudlJlSOWn rcada I'lair.'.ifE'a Ex- 
hibit T to the jury) 

Mr, Bntclihanaen: Your witneaa. 



Harvetf Fink — For Plff* — Croj* 

Cu-vi-r-rajwcnaJton Itjf ilr. Cvvingtmii 

Q, VVIm™ did you ccn*e (0 Ixi in liarnsnny wilh 
th L - Wiiti-h T°wer Iliblf & Tract Society t A, 
In the sfirinj; cf liHO. 

Q, And prior to Hint, j-om wert in full har- 
mony with the society! A. I *a\t. 

Q. Were veu in fui! harrooay ia every action 
taken by the society T A, N"* I wasn't. 

Q, What ai-tioitR taken by the society irere you 
not in full harmony with, [ilf-a^t A. Act ion a ot 
individual 11 that were members of the eocjtty. 
1 did ant consider their actions actions of the 
loeiety itself. 

Q. Wlmt individuals ore ynfl ri'f erring tot A. 
IndiridiLft! Jjioattrn, individual cotnjjony worker* 
aud [H'Hriibly oiher^ 

Q. Who 1 Id you mepn by L L jM>M->i:bl y others' 1 ! 
A. That fuuhl include and did inehidi 1 , nf coume, 
Mr, Kuthcrfi'ird or any at the llvlhel, 

(j Who nt IWtbel! A. Meuiberv hi the Harriet 
<]('futrl],K>iit 

y, WI10T A. Mr. Sullivan, 

Q, Wlw elM't A. That h all- 

tj. What vrfl* ynur attitude towards Mr. Sut- 
livnn aad Judpe RatltCffordl A. Kot antugon- 
uitir. They [HvrioxlitalJy send ntcaeral iuttmeiiorifl 
to ad 70110 rtomint* which I tried to apply lo the 
host of jay ability in the |iarlitular territory ia 
TviiLL-b I aerved, tint periodicaSly those Ki" n< > f *i 
in strut 1 ! ion* were iliilic:ult or impmnible of apjily- 
La h ' tn our locality, and I fluted permission to 
chisustL- them 10 u-uit the pre vail big eonditioua 
there. 

(J, No*, for inst*fiei;I A. A specific in*Uumot 



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Han-rij Fink— For Plff.—Ctos* 

Q. Yen, for instance, what do you bane your 
f-oiuj.'Liiii;! lij'uiL Htm- T A. One of the instructions 
fflvvn to (ho nimr «etwaBtn wax that I was 10 
apjioint oat study leader to conduet a particular 
Ktmly cttnitiuitly, nionlli after imuitll. year after 
yejir, aiin] tiial wan iiupractiful in m'VrraE in- 
Hlftncea in MUvfttukec bL-cause of the distance 
tltwd study leudei* hud to travel in order to 
^et to llie place of study, TtieFrfurc, in order 
to break ilnwa lh« amount of work involTod and 
to shift tiie loail, 1 ashed \'ariou» brethren to 
UiLc one inoath at a litne, in which eu*e the one 
man would not have In j^t oa thin thirty- live mile 
triii week after week and month after month. 
In dint and only on matter* <if tlmt kind did 
1 dimjjrec, 

f j. Is ilia; the only objection f A. Yea, that 

I kSH.<t 1 if. 

If. That you had Qguinitt tin- *csftL-lyf A. With 
inic rs*-i-|iti'ia : Jl wah rer|ue*te<l by the HM'iely 
M.ilI I irwlrurt the varimiw einn|uinius to havo 
lbl;]i-nri|H ui.-ide or lined which cuNloined an in- 
Kri[il)onon ifHelijliouiaaaanrii anil a racket," 

piiil ix',. wi-re to ]inrndc Up and ih>wU tbw streeti 
qith them in front of clmrclub and places of that 
kind, and I ohje«t«d to the vurslinE; on thnt sign 
for fear that religious-minded people niaj' ant 
undemtaad tliat we had no complaint ngninxt 
j I :-.! woraliinpiruj Cod, and 1 u'rola a letter to 
Jilr, Ratlkerfonl iugge*tinp that pcissihly a ilLiTer. 
ent wording ui" that sign nouhi be [nore appro- 
oriate aiid ivould avoid iLiiM^aihirutaialLn^ anil 
Iruulilc thill we had gnu™ into in Kmoiilui. 

{j. Jii li.i'n- urn 1 other objection! A. Nut that 
H recall. 



H 



Harvey Ftait — For Plj[.—Gr$si 

Q, Yon stated \,va specific objections that 
caused you to quit the society, i* that rigfctl 
A, X;i, tlrat did not cense me to quit tha society 
at all. 

Q. Now what did! A. The fact that I could 
no larger see divider** in the actions of the 
soiiety as a whole and litany of the iadividaala 
thnt i-i..iji]jii.-.u] the aoctely of n God-like Christian 
attitude toward their fellow man. 

(J. Ju what n*j>cclf A. In (bat they constant- 
|y t'ruiil mi 1 it'll anyone who did not speeifici'dly 
agive with thtm, am] while they claimed— they 
ji-llwl inlolrraitce at e^ery turn uf the road, they 
in turn inanit'c'ted intolerance if someone crossed 
their path. 

Q, IV^ii'n did yon see tha"! A. I could eco it 
eojuinj; on for se\ieral months prior bo tlia tiaie 1 
left tki; society, 

Q. When did you itrtd see otidenoe of tliatl 
A. Oh, appro\ima!ely *iH Btonfiu, 

Q, Was. that when Mr. Moyle came back from 
Brooklyn 1 A, No. Jl even saw evidences of U ml 
befoH Mr. N^oyle came haelc, 

<J. In what res|wett Ar* yea accusing all of 
the nuriely of lhat conduct at that tiinel A. 
Kruphiilicaily not. But certain indjvtdaalu, pos- 
sibly DVor-seajoiw, would get IheraselTes into dsf- 
ticuity with the iwople that they idaited or with 
the aothoritiea becnusa of onwlno aelion, BJid 
inasimich ns 1 helped tlietu in their difheulties, 
soiuelitned 1 was forced to admit Uiat they acted 
uti',vi.-rN and etnj'd have easily avoided difficulty 
had Lliey been more discreet or snore Cliriatina- 
like ia their atlitmle, and I so told them. 

Q, did you mAkt knoftTi your objections to 



[in 

Rorvey F wi— F »r Pltf^-Crou 

Juiigo Ratlierfordf A. On those points specifi- 
cally, no. 

Q. Why didn't you! A. Well, I felt that tliat 
thing waan 't witliia my jurkdictioa. 

Q. Well, (Si;; jii-j I'M-.- rJL-- auyUiinf;, Hii-mi 
derelictions that you laheled, to the attention of 
Jud^e Jtutherford at any time! A. ^o t I did not. 

Q. How e^sme you to discoatinue your associa- 
tioji witli tha society (bent A, A* I stated, I 
could no longer reconcile the society's claim as 
being (luil'j rojircsuaLative on eartli with their 
aetioas toward others, either the hretliren or 
fanner brethren or other people at Jafjn;. 

Q, What religion do you aow belong tol A, I 
behind to no reUbjioo. 

Q, What orjnini^tion ftrt you now aKsociated 
wi'hl A. I am associated wilh no organisation 
eseept that I attend oieetings of a little group of 
people who study tlio Dible ia Milwaukee, 

Q. What address is tliat, what grOUpt A, We 
mfi't en Suail.'ty.H in the Itepub'icsn House at 
'Ihtrd and K II bora At«BIK, Milwaukee. 

<}. What puhliimtions do yttt study! A. Wo 
have one aturiy on the Bihlc, the Bunk of Acts 
we are sudying now, and on Sunday morning we 
are studying volume one of the Scripture studies 
written by Pastor Unwell, 

Q. Who distrihaii-ii tlntf A, Who diatribate* 
thatl 

q. Yea. A- T don't know. There are two-ot- 
CaniEOtions tlirongli whom «• «n »«n» litfra, 
lure. 

Q. Wliat two organisations da yna obiain lit. 
erature fremt A. Tha Dawn located horn in 



'J 3 



•;i- 



•:■,-. 



7Tui"4,'*y finJt — For PI/. — Crojs 

Brooldyn and (mother orguniintion called the 
Pastoral Bible Institute. 

Q. And you have been obtaining literature 
from those two o rjjjanii&lions for h*w long! A.. 
The Hit]? rlais that I have a ".tended meetings of 
has been obtaining literature from them ever 
since 1 met with them and even before. 

Q. Did ywa ever riist any abjection to Judge 
Rutherfoi'd with reference to the unjust treat- 
ment that Jtr. Moyle received f A. >io. 

y. Did you ever raise any objection lo Judge 
Hurlirrfuril with reference to the Unjust treal- 
Hunt Hat Mr. Uoyle received! A. No. 

Q. When did you «Oti^ that Hr. Moyle **s 
treated unjustly! A All I h(* of Hr. lioyle's 
case wns what Mr. Moyle told me. 

fj. You told about tiilii statement being read 
in a Milwaukee class. in September, didn't you! 
A. Yes, tliu-t wtus after bis return. 

Q, That is right. After his return and after 
you learni'd Ihe facts shown in the itotenunt, 
did yon ever rr.alve your feelings known lo Judfie 
Hulhcriord, please! A. No, I did aoL 

Q. What were your feelings when yotl heard, 
the ft&tSUKOt read I A, I fell that it vu a 
perianal matter between Mr. Rutherford and 
Mr. U(vylt and loot nft active part in it dt all. 

Q. When did you. join up with Mr. Moyle in 
lite opinion* that you have expressed on the wit- 
ness stand regarding this matter T A, I wisb you 
would repeat Hat question. 

Q, I will withdraw the question, When did 
you form the opinion that Mr. Moyle bad been 
raintreatedf A. Kot until after Mr, Howktt had 
beta to Milwaukee and I could see subsequently 



Harvey Fink— For Flff. — Cta$s 

the effect of the. society's action upon the friends. 
Up to that t ■ i nt I 'ell it did net COMCTO Inc, 

<i- And ufttr Jir. Hewlett '» visit, thca you. 
fell it did concern you? A It did, because I 
could see eurroho rated in what happened Hie 
very things that Mr. Movie WtisplaJBtd about 

(J. In what respect! A In the respect of the 
society's intulerance of anyone who would criti- 
cise it or llr. Rutherford particularly. 

Q. Were you in favor of Use crilicisiua leveled 
by Mr. Moyle ugaindt the society 1 A. If they 
were truthful, yes. 

Q. ])n ygu know whether or not Ihey were 
true Or untrue! A. I did not kno*. 

(J. Have you ever eheeked up nince to determine 
whether or not they were true or untrue' A. I 
Iulvb talked to several people who have been tl 
Iii'lju.] in the giant. 

il 1 1 nve vh>u mm to Bethel and cliecl;ed up 
on tin mutter! A. I have not Luen to Uetbel. 

y. Did you ever wrile JmiRe Rutberford 
about llje charges made by lit, Moylef A. I 
did not 

Q, Did you ever write anybody *t the soeiety 
lo determine those charges! A. I did not. 

Q, r>iL»-ir),e, llie years thnl you. were Ufoeiatad 
wiih the Wjitch Tower lii'ple & Tract Society 
and in favor of ttie Watch Tower Mociety, you, 
of course, were familiar with the publications, 
were you unt! A. tea. 

Q. You hftd a trusted representative capacity 
widi the society, didn't youl A. Yes, I did. 

Q. And I annum* that you believed in those 
publications! A' That they generally conk.ir.td 



Harvty Fivft—For Ftff. — Cratt 

the lnciiaeje which wa figured Odd intended for 
tilt p*oplc, >'«s. 

Q. Yi.'t. During the time that you studied 
those puhhcaljnns, did you know what class of 
individuals were referred to as "-he evil servant! 

A. I did, yen. 

Q. Tell us who or what ela^ of pertena v, r er* 
referri'tl to in those pulhliutilkin* e» the wii «er- 
vaiiiT A, The eiil servant ehss, as I BSCkp 
stvod i!, wns a diss of people who wilfully juid 
maliciously soupht lo do violence to the King- 
dom ijli.'.- s;it,'i! and who hated Ai:nigbty God and 
tfie e.slithllsbment of flis. Kingdom. 

Q. Kljil p;rouji of individnals were then iden- 
tified u'ilh the e^'il servant as you have de- 
serilK'dl A, I did not feci it waj in my province. 
Ifl identify nny individuohj fls individuals. 

Q. Thai is not (ho qaestion. The tfueJtiom 
thai I dlrccl to you \n what groiip of individuals 
wtrc identihed by the sneiety anil H^r^nnijirUion 
as the evil servant, A Opponents of Almighty 
Clod. 

Q, Sow you hove defined that. What group 
or particular proup" u'efe idm Lined" as snchT 
A. 1 did n»t tnnw 1 of any parileular proupfl. 

Cj. Did you rver bear of the Dawn being iden- 
tified as among the evil servants! A Ko, I did 
not, 

Q. Did you ever bear of the Pastoral Bible 
Institute heinp described as evil strviuitt A 
I did not. 

<Q, Did yfin ever hear any of Jehovah's Wit- 
nci^r-a dbteUKSinj' those fadpl A I knew there 
was a Dawn arjauituilion and a P. E. I. arfuni- 
xation, Pastoral R!hle Institute, but I under- 



B9 

Harvey Fink—For Flf^-Crdtt 

■tood them u"'j' a? hrethren who formerly tnrl 
with :.m; wlu> no Lnn^er did, and held meetingi 
And poblisbeil certain literature of their own. 

{J- Why dhl yiiu understand that they no 
longer met with uh) A. I did not know. 

Q. Did you ever mate inquiry? A. 1 did not. 

Q, Is it not a fuel that the individual h who 
head the Dawn nrjauiiitioB and the 1'nstorrd 
Bible In«ti1ule were at une time trusted sc minis 
and reprTsentaltve* of the Watch Tower Dihle 
& Tract Soeirrj't A. I understood some of 
them to he tliut. 

CJ. And you know thnl they did break away 
and oppftne Ihe society, don't yeut A. I knew 
that they hroke away. 

Q. Don't you know that they nnn' oppose the 
Watch Tower Itibte £ Trtct Soeietyf A I 
don't believe (list word "oppo*e" Ik That I 
understand Ihrnv^ 

<i. Wfsat sort of m. worl do you vrant to em. 
ploy! A. Tliey no Inngtr *pree with all the 
vitws twf heiner held by the Wat«b To*er Uiblo 
L Tract Society, 

0- That j;rmtp of pers<)ns ore knnwn as the 
evjl servant, ai'e they not! A. 'S-n. 

tj. I llmupht you (old us a mnnient oj;o thai 
they were! A. 1 Raid the evil lu'rvnnt were 
npfKHH-ntf of Almighty God nnd Hi« Kinj^Snro 
interests, 

Q. I onderstand yon defined that, hut nnw, As 
the sneiely *dve>catcd at the tune yon were in 
harmony wish them, what organisations at the 
lime von were ossoeiated with the society were 
identified by the soeiely A* Ihe evil servantl A, 
The only ones that I liaro tpetina Itnawtedg* «f 



lix"i 

[tarny Fink— For PI ff.— Cratt 

v.rre what the society ro'crred 1o as "The re— 
ligienisln." 

ij. You never did heir, then, of the l'asloral 
Institute or the l>awn organisation a* being 
(jjijiomh! to the soeiely 1 A. No, 1 did not. 

£j. As a matter of fact, you have In-i-n very 
frii'ndjy with Sir. JJnyle, ihiven't youl A. 1 
hnve liH-n a friend of Mr. Jlayle'n since IMS. 

(J, And fro m're very frk'ndly with Ililil dur- 
inir i-\'"\ were yriu nn^ ! A- I *'a*. 

(J. And you were vi j ry rrii'mlly with hilD in 
Ki-fHr-iiilHT, I'.i'.i'J, win- \',a tuilt A. I was. 

(J. Yriu wilrnrnnl him hurk to llilwnuheo, 
didftt youl A. I did. 

tl. And you miw a e*[>v of Ids letter, didn't 
youl A. \i-*. 

tj. Ar.d y, lu hr-Aril thi 1 fipy nf tlie artirfe en- 
Ulliil "Infnrni;i1jr,fi" read, 'ii'ln 't you! A 

\ >-... 

t^. And as ft frir.nd. ;i.-.i were opposine that, 
yoi| ohjr-elr-il ti, tlinl f A. f)l^j»*1ed 1u what I 
Q. To ilie anirli' entitled *'lnfomiatioa"'f A. 

I otij'Tl^l tn 51 in so fir n« [ Vi'.tihl not take 

any n^iion aeair>i Mr. Jf^ylc m»rely on ihe 

j-m-nrth ftf 1lui! Jirti"h', nny nmri 1 than I took 
any jn-lion aptiicl (In 1 Miei*!r 'tr\ the *trenelb 
nf Mr. >lr,y!r''» letter whi'h lie permitted ine to 

rejul. 

if. Vi")ia1 p^rl "t the nj-iirff- "Information" 
did yon otijor-1 tol A. May J see tine article, 

;)h;Lnef 

Tlw* Cnurt: Whi^h Are you nTi-rrint 
iM r. Covinprton : Klhihi I 1 , 



101 

Haney Fink— For Plff^Crot* 

(PUintiff's Eibibit 1 handed to Ihe 
witness.) 

A, (Continued) fiene-ralh-, I ohjecteif to tlw 
JlttnUwtion in the article or direct statement thai 
he ms a Judo* and that he wan unfaithful to 
tied. I felt (hat unfaithfulness to Ood ia a 
matter for CF™3 alone lo drride. 

Q. Did you decide whether or not be wan un- 
faithful to the society I A. I did not iwcause I 
fell that I did not have a porietv'ji view or the 
noeiety's fact* on the matter. 

Q. Ynu don't know whether or not the eharges 
tliott were made in the article "Information" 
wen? tnit or fftl.",ftT A. That is right. 

Q. And Vuo are not telling this jury MW that 
they mre false either, are you! A. Not s[Hrif. 
ica I i v. 1 — 

Q. What do you tell them! A. 1 have talked 
to people si nee who had a!«o been to Bethel— 

q. I n:n asking you now?— 

Mr. FEroe)Lhao>ea: I Ihink he should he 
permittpd to nnnwer. 

The Court; 1-et him finish bis answer. 

Mr. Covington r I object to it *» not 
responsive. 

The Court: You haFe not h**rd tha 
answer yet. Yon ear inove In strike il nut 
afterwards. Objection overruled. 

Mr. ("oving!on; We except lo the »*- 
1inn of the Court. 

The Cnun: Pleaj* read ihe answer f 
far ;i> it has gone. 

f'fiie answer was re|?e*ted by the re- 
porter.) 



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101 



Harvey fiitk — For Plf^-Crais 

A. ((r«nliitunlj And they hntfe. corroborated— 

Mr. (.'winjrtflti: We object to that as 
Fjoiiijr unnnponxivr. 

The Court: You have n ruline; already. 
Ton have made an objection, 1 will hear 
IJo HBWW ami tft*n I witl listen lo a 
motion in Btrtkt it Ait. Co ahead and 
finish your nnnwer. 

A, (Cnntiniu*d) ThcM |Msn]t to whom I have. 
pn«ken since have corroborated In we many of 
the Jitatomont* Hint Mr. Mnyle made in that let. 
1er, and since lliat time I am convinced that 
those *l n.1 r-mrnl p an in (lis larjjf (rue. 

Q. And yon now fluff? ytfiif '. <■ -1 imony then, 
in Unit right! A. 1 don'1 know whnt yfti\ mwt 
In wlutt way — 

Mr, Cnvinc/ton; Flr*t I rnove to strike 
nut Hi? answer a* tlnreftpongii*. 

Tlte Court: Thp motion is denied; ex- 
ception U> I lie defendant*. 

Q r Yon change yonr testimony 1iiat you leMi- 
fird In it moment apn that yon did nut bi'lii*\e 
Ilia! ihty were trne or fnkeT A, Ye*, T did not 
know" tlmt (lmse ptatenieiih mode hy Mr. Moyle 
in the letter 1hat he sent to Mr. Rutherford were 
Inie or falro nt the time, Viol yon afked ma since 
tFial 1imc have I changed my mind. 

Q. No. I did not ask you that question. I am 
.miking yon since you made your f.:a1enicnt a 
moment agn lhat yrnt did not know whether they 
were 1rue or tnlnrv, it you were chunping your 
testimony, A, T did nol Understand ymir rpirp- 
tiosL 1liji1 way, 

Q. Have yoo ever bad a eOBlro*ers)" with 



■Trtfljje Until erfonlT A. I have never met Judge 
Rutherford, 

Q. Von did not know J, fc\ Rutherford in iiii 
lifetime! A, I did not, 

Q. Did yon ever In** any «fll-f*tpond«n« wili 
Mm? A. Yes, I did, 

Q. Did you fiver e*c hitnl A. At a distance 
en a. p!atfoi-ni p yxw, 

Q. Did you erer JiiTe anj eontroviny with 
tie representative of the Watch Townr bible t 
Tfact Soeiuty 9A to l>lo Knnnilftr in wTiitll roo 
mjr* d i*eli* TfiinE }"oor duties in and amond Mil- 
waaVe*! A. Only Mr. SuTlivan cnllrd my ntten- 
tion to ih*i fart that *n t]ie milt*r of npnoisttisi^ 
study lendc-n, J bnd not follo'-wed to the Itttet 
the pnjtmc'laiiF, that lie as head of tjiat depurt- 
nvent Ind sent me. 

Q, Did yon ever havo ft <>ontr«Ter»T wi|h J, P. 
IiuLlierfonl f A, ft o, 

Q. Have Tftu evtt liad! Any differeaee witli him 
wi!h rpsp^ct to the manner in which you dis- 
f harped your duttep- as roaa nermntt A. Ojity 
»ome eorrespondenc* which itr. Buthurfoni di- 
rected to me on sonur hfnpsay infornistirto ho 
hnd rfceiyed out at Hadn* oiwaninfr We nf liixinK 
Mr. Moylft mith me to Ttoifioe ind aukinp that 
ifr. V«yTo read hi* Jitter to >fr, Rutherford, 
vhifh I drnicd Bnrl famished proof ot ita dental. 

Q. Did yoo. ever aafc or invite Mr. lloyin to read 
the sabatanca of the contents of hi* If tie;) A, 
No, T did not. 

Q. Did yon ever invito J(r. Ifoylv to f*ftd any 
nf the charjrrFi tl:r,t he hail mada against tho Bsthol 
family t A. I did not. 

Q, Did you ever preside at the Milwaake* com- 



Earury Fink— Far Plff^-Crosi 

pony of the- Jehovah's Witnesses at a Watah. 
Tower iituidy whea yon asked Mr. lloyle. to jjet 
*i;j S«d read hin jitatemenlt A. I e^iked Mr, 
Muytc 1o stale befrire Che issemhly sl'iidy there 
lii« posnion with reference to the work that we 
■ivfrt; lEien d»inj;, in wliieh lie waa alio engaging 
vlnlelteutediv, bo ;l>at tlie asKcinhly, the as- 
xtfialilctl audience, might know whetlbcr ha vmn 
in favor ot our work and the Satiety'* vrork 
or agaLnftl it. 

Q. And UiLf Mtatetnenl that yo« hluntifitd i» the 
out that you a^keii hipn t« rcJul, Wfuuit itT A, 
1 did not ukS; Jdm tt> read that specifically. I hod 
aitkwl hiui to iiinke a itatenjent. Instead of 
iiiakinj.7 a Klntriiicnt lie read that which I had 
htvef seen before. 

<J, Did you have any convcrsatioa with Mr. 
Jloyle lwf(>re lie read tljt: tfalefrKSt? A, Ttt, I 
aiiked hitu ihut I was jr<fing t« 6c! tlic minds of 
the friends in Hie Ktudy at ease, and asked hiibi 
[hut niphi 1o state before us eoLLetlively whether 
he utiik there for the parpopo of cau&injr dtsim- 
ninn or trOaiilo »r wlieilier lie was ynpapinp with 
mi in thi* Kinpihun activity and wanted to imrk 
with iik wjuiii-l ii'n rledly . That in the <|Benlimi I 
1 1 -it \i\ liim m that time. Then innteod of making; 
i! ntnteibien), vhkfc I expected him to d^ verbally, 
he had pri'psirfd r. Eelter which 1 identified before 
njitL which be read. 

Q. Elad you diieussed witlt hint prior t<? the 
meeting about what tori of a utatemcnl he wa* 
going to niakef A. No, I diiln'1. 

Q. How did yau know lie »■*» goins; to make a 
j.lali-nient1 A. J was git'mg to ask him to moke 
a Klutemeflt »ud he had— 



ia 
Bttrvty FtpuV— For Plf.—Crot* 

Q. Had you diMnsscd why you. were going to 
auk hiiEi tu make a statement f A. Tea, air. 

Q. When 4> that! A. A day or so prior 
to the lime this action was tjihen on my pait, 

Q. Wliere was itl A. It whs tot;en in the Odd 
Feltown' ilall on Tenth Street where We held 
our jton^ral niortingii. 

Q. That woh fwo dayji before liiis rnectiugT A. 
I chin 'I know how many daya. It may have been 
lie mint day, hut it wax jont prior to the time, 

Q. Identify tbnt letter, rdtu;« (handing letter 
to witseim>, A, This in a k'ttrr thai Qjhparfiilly 
Mr. IFowlftt hrrujjdit with him on hil vim it t» 
Wisconsin and read lo the asscmbSril eotnjinTiirpi 
in oux zone in the Odd Fellows' Hall, 

Mr, Cnviairlnn: T ihfTe.r it in evidence. 

Mr. Brucl)hr,;;iien: No ob^eclioii. 

(Reeeiveil in evidence aiul nuirked De- 
fendants' Exhibit A.) 

il. On nr almut (bat litne, thai same time, dhl 
ynu linvc anv cnrrc»fxin(iera'c wiih Jiulji^! l^dlher- 
Tonl a« t» your activity n* rant MnTflAtt A. I 
did r yes, 

Mr. Covinploni I want to tender thi* 
letter in evidence. 
The Court: Ask a Ojiiestion. 

tj, "Will ynu f*l««* identify this letter. A, This 
in n Idler that 1 wrote to Mr. Rutherford on rVp- 
temher l£, 1113!). It is a letter that '[ wrote of my 
own volition reporting tn Mr, liutberford the 
UtEriti** nf Mr. O K. Jroyle. I did this — 

The Court: Never mind what yon did. 
ghow it ta Mr. UrueuhftH»cJi, 



ir>:; 
llaraty Fink — For Plft. — Cress 

i!r. Covington: I offer in evidence the 
letter. 

Mr. ltrnrJihauwnr I don't know who 
underlined this in rwl jiencil. Is that part 
til Urn h'ttt-r y«| ftTOte ia red fjeneill 

The Witnrss: N*o. 

Mr. hniclilkonsen: I should then thi;ik 
'hut l\'H:im.'L slnuld offer Ll without the 
red prneii markingii. 

Tin* t'onrt; "ion have no nhjection lo 
the Idler T 

.11 t. rimrbiinuHPn: I have no obieellon 
lo tin: h'tler. 

The f'.tiirl: The eof>y Kill r* rert'i^nL 

Thill letter will mil be nmrkeil if i'. I in;; 

Any ]jiuii*il iiiarkiiicr.s on it hut the copy vrill 

l'i>; ru'eiveiL nr H'lse lii^ p'liril iiuirkili'rs W-|S| 
In" t-niKcil, 

Mf. Cov fasten: \l'e would like io have 
it uinrkrd for i<knlifkation and then nie 
will niLikc n copy and fsiliKtitnte it. 

lltetvivcd in eviilcnee and markeil De- 
feudaitls' rixiiihit tt.) 

Q. ll™ yort M'cn !hat letter that you have in 
your Juutd now lM»forel A. Yes. 

(J, Wluil i* lliatl A. That i«. a Intter that I 
wrote tn Mr. Kitiljerford u<n R«"p(ein!ier 2tst, in 
ri-|)ly to two lets em he wrote me on September 
l!tth r and *enl In -rtte Air Moil, ^periat Delivery. 

y. Vnii have 1hc nrigjnals of the letters sent lo 
you t A, Ye??. 

t), "With yeul A, Mr. firnehbausen has ihein. 

Mr, Covington: Let's have them, 
please. 



Harvey Finlb — For Plfj—Crttl 

Tha Court: Are they hein^ fjfftred in 
avidesett 
i£r. Covington : Yei. 
Th* Court; Show it to Mr. Brnch- 

Mr, EruchhauLea : No objection, if tho 
markinga o n it tr* rutted. 

Tte Court- We will fake it and tee 
that it ia not marked' b*fare it goes to 
lh« jury, 

Mr. Covington; ifait it in evidence. 

(Received, in evidence and marked I>e- 
feadaata' Kihibit CO 

Q. What do you have in your haad there nnw I 
A. A letler written by Mr, Hutherford to rue on 
fieptamher Ifllh. 

i'r, Covington: I will offer that La 

evidence. 

Mr. Bruchbauseu: May I see that a 
momeutt 

The Court: Certainly. 

Mr, Urucliiiauseu: Js'o objectLon, 

{Received in evidence and marked De- 
fendants' Exhibit D.) 

■J'l-c Court: What ia tltat letter I 

The \Vitneai: This is a letter also 
written by Mr, Rutherford to me, on Sep- 
tember 19th. 

Mr, Covington; W* offer that in evi. 
dence. 

Yir. BrtrbhauEen; No objection if the 
markings are erased, 



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no 



Han-ey Flux—For Plf^—Crtst 

The Court: The marking? wQI ftll b* 
erased, 

(Received in ei'idenca #nd watted De- 
fendants' J-:5ibJbit K.) 
Q, ])i<! you receive an}' letter* from Judgu 
Rutherford ifttr tluilT A. Not that I recall. 

(J. l>o you recall rwieiving a letter dated Oe- 
loher 3, ISSit A, I danl remember— Y™, I 
think I do. If I could CM tin letter I think I 
ouuld identify it. 

Q. T hand jOU. thi* letter* A Yca, I reman- 
l>er this letter. 

Q. Where is the original (o that! A. I think 
Mr. Ilrurhluiitspn should linve it, 

Mr. Itruchhnusen : What ilalfc it thnlT 
Tin ^YiUiesi: October 3rd. In the ne.it 
one in n r«ij]y of October 6th, 

Q. 1* lhin the cordon enpy of the one tlkAt yog 
rerorrodt A Yen, I mueniher receiving it. 

Mr, r5rnohbo.usen; Wail » hiinllt*. 
The Court: Hnve you the original 

tb»rel 

Mi-. l!-!'i;-'-il,rti;-i-i : A long; Utter, 



Hawey Fiak~~For Pif. — Cmfi 

you hod had <*rmpOT5dCD« with reference to 

Mr. Moyte's activities with Jud£0 Rutherford 
(bid ilia, attitude towards the Society T A. I was 
Under lilt iiuppennio n I hud no correspondence 
wftli II r. Rutherford until you allowed me thoia 
letters in which I reported to him Mr. Moyte's 
activities voluntarily beforo Mr, Hewlett came 
hero. I took the question to mean after Kr, 
Knwlctl left did I object to it, 

Q. When is the ln*t tirta yen tvtr. the orginilj 
of these letters! A. Well, I read over **me of 
tin-in before I came ont here. 

Q. You pnve them nil to air. Bniebhousen, 
didn't youl A. Yes, sir, 

Q. When did you five them to him T A. I 
gave t\1»o»* lettem to ilr. lirudihiusen lozt week, 
Saturday. 

Q. And you have been in Ken* York Wfjtr 
since! A. 1 iiave seen here ever since. 

Q. WuiLinjr for this trial T A. I nm here 

Jiartly on I>uhlili>iik. 

Q. Do yon wont to cJmnge your testimony! A. 
I can testify that I did have that correspond 
dcsicu that you referred to and raarked Kathibit— 
whatever it wni — with Mr. Rutherford, 



Harveg Fink— fw Plfr-Cmt 

now connected. I told h))n Umt he was actively 
eiiffasiJ in the Kingdom work, was engaged in 
[Ik; itwlio< *':t!i u.4. aa the rest of us were, that 
lit was not 0'inKBjing the work, tEiat ho had 
njjuken highly of the Society since his return, 
in view uf which J. feh it wan my Uh nation duty 
I* receive him us One of the breUurea and nfly 
tliflureiicei which lie might Itnve had with Mr, 
ilatherfonl 1 feit would he belter Forgotten Lian 
broaght U[>- 

tj, Uii.1 yon If'l liiiii ivhiit it was thai would 
In, uelltv forcolrl.cn tlutn hionpht u]iT A- S|Ht- 
ri&eaUy, no, wiLhuut refertjice to the letters Hint 
you have. 

Q. Why '* it you rein^iuher distinctly, and you 
nin't rrittrlHJVf wliat you *aid afttr yo(if mind 
hiss Ix'cn rt<fl«di«d on the fact, and you have 
tliadui,-!! your t<^timony — 

Mr. liruchhausen; I object to that, 
Tli* Court; Objection suiitaini;,!. Tint 
in slrirlls for the jury, 1'lense don't 
nuke any statement* in this courtroom. 

.Mr. Covinplon: We oicenl to tlie re- 
mnrks of the OurL 



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115 



U6 



RaTYts FirtA^-For Plf> — CrMt 

(Bcccived in Evidence and marked pe- 
fendanta' Exhibit 0-) 

Mr. Covington: Tha date of this letter 
ii September £5, WW. 

(J. Now, how many eopies of Ihia litter did 
joil have priatedf A. I don't reeali- 

g, V.MI, approximately! A. Posaibly 300. 

Q. 30JT Vt'liere did you tiave it printed 1 A. 
In IVauwalcm*- 

Q. And do you know whether of not you mailed 
[|,i.iii ail to friends of yournl A. I don't know 
if 1 DtaiUxl them ill, out I united the greater per. 
lion, of them to Jriende of. mine, 

(J. Did yon turn this printed letter over to 
anybody dim for ibitributiont A, I think I sent 
a eepj- uf 11. at letter to the Society, but 1 am not 
positive. 

Q. Von are not positive! A. No. 

0,, 1H4 yon turn a copy of (hi* lett?r anr to 
anybody else for distribution I A, Mot thai I 
raull, no. 

(J. Did JOT ever jrivo Mr. Moyle s copy o( thit 
letter' A Ye*, I did. 

y. J low many copies did yon pv« ki|»f A I 
don't retail, 

Q, Was it one, two, or three, or how many! 
A. Mr, Movie wan in the office with us at the 
time and the eO[;iea of the letters were, there. 
lie bad aeces*— 

The Court: You have been *sked 
whether, or not you gave littn one, two, 
tares or more copies 

A. More, 



flo/uey Ft**— For Pff,— Crwj 

Q, How many! A, I don't know, 

Q. Approximately! A I have no idea ap- 
proximately. 

Q, Did Mr, Moyte help yon frame that letter T 
A tie did not. 

Q. Did you hare any conversation with Mr. 
Movie with reference lo framing; that letter! i 
I told liim 1 intended to wTilft that letter, ye*, sir. 

Q, Did ynu discuss with him the contents there- 
of T A. Only very ^eneratty. 

Q, And did ynu discuss with l.im the eontcnti! 
of trie letter which he had printed also J A Only 
generally, in that b* told lit* he w»t going 16 
write such a tetter. 

Q. When waa lhatt A. About the aanie litoe 
1 wrote my tetter. 

Q. When did yon have tin* printed t A- 1 
don't know, hut I ansume at the name place. 

Q. "Wlia.1 ih the same plsee that yon refer to I 
A. In Wn iiwatopa (here is a little printer. 

Q. The name of it T A. I don't even remember 
x-: .».- : ft™ 1 1 y. It may have been Benoit Printing 
Company or— 

Q, Printing Company' A. Tea, air. They 
pahiiiO.a little paper there, a local paper. Or it 
may J'livc been l.eFebrc, Prinlinir Co, They 
specialise in stationery, and thinps of that kind. 

The Court: We are not concerned with 
what they specialize in. You have been 
nuked a very definite Question, what is the 
name. Please don't make speeches. 

Q, You tnke year tetter down, and have iii 
printed on the same day that hi a was printed! 
A. I don't recall, 



llarvtj Fink— Far P\ff<—Cnsi 

tj. Dill you ro to the printer together f A. I 
d'hn'l recall that. 

Q. Y*fl don't recoil (bat! A, No. 

(J. When do you ri'caH ieeinjr Mr. Moyle's 
printer! leltert A. When it eame hack from the 
piinlsr, 

q. When was thatf A. i fcuppow n Tew day* 
- n frw day* iftrf iiie Ictlor wan dated. 

ii. And what printer did it cmie l>4"'k from, 
Lis h'tti'rt A. 1 don't recall that. 

ij. IVnn it ei1ln.r >:.?.? of I lie tvo Itiat you have 
iiu'iitiirinil! A. It nui-t hnve hcen. 

t^. ["ijuhl it Iulvh! Ijih'h any ;i;!icr prhderT A, 
It inittd hail- bwc. I til, if oo itehjiite reoolloo- 
tion about ! I m*e detaitn. 

(J. ])hj you recollect tbr 'tc'nil nhoiit vhat 
jirinlrr it wa.i that printed your h-Kerl A, Xo, 
1 diVt. 

Q. J! until have- ln-cn any itlhtr (lian these two 
yiiii iiii'iilLotit-dl A. ft ciiuld hnve hecn. 

(J, IV hick oni'f A. 1 don't rcmoiuher. 

if. I'j'.i you pay for Ihi* jirtntin^ hy ebect or 
in i-ajilit A. I d'ho'l I'eridt that cilttcr witJiWit 
rpfarrinjc 1o my rtrwd*, 

H^. IVlh-re diil ynu pet (lie ro-iilinfi list to send 
tlnit letter! A- Well, an iione Servant I had a 
lisl nf all of ttic friimlK in thN parltcolar aiea, 
and irii'mtK of my own, nnd I upitl it. 

Q. And they were Jehovah"* Witne^pes, ii that 
rjj;htt A. Yfft, »ir, 

Q. And (hi« j^ M'hnt yira call An Opcri letter 
Tu JelmvatiV WiLneimeur 1 A, Yen, air. 

Q, I» thai letter in fnvor of or apainat tho 
Society! A, That in a letter Hftainat (bo 
Society's practice*. 



II; 

Harvty Fink— For Ptf.—Crvt* 

Mr. Bniehltanaen: I object to that. 
The Coartr ObjKlion auatained. The 
letter upeaki for itself. It ia in evidence, 

(J, Wheu did yon learn that 0. H. Moyle waa 
the attorney returning from Brooltyfi, New 
Vert to resume pritcliiM! of the law! A. Poasihly 
a we*t before he actually arrived. He wrote me 
a short note alatinjr that he wu* cooiinp hack 
from Wifeonsin, but no details. 

Q. Did you know before (heal A. No, ' 
didn't. 

tt Prior to that I Ustntne that yon thought 
that Mr. lloyte and Ida rctnlion? wills the So- 
ciety were perfectly satisfactory, Juin't jionf 
A- To*, ftir. 

Q, And prior (0 thai I gisens you b*A never 
heard of any complaint ihs! h* had against (he 
Society, in that right, A, No, he wan aaiisiied 
with hit work and t kne™ of no spceille insiance 
where he bed any eomplnint that tic mentioned 
to ii.i- or that I enn rceell. 

Q. Prior to that I assume that lii* life at 
fiethel had been very nalMactoryl A, I just ns- 
auln*) it waa. 

Q. So far M yon know! A. As far be I krtOJf, 

Q. Kever any compla'tn mai^e about the con- 
ditions! A- No, 1 knew he didn't partieularty 
like to live in Now York hecnnne he came from a 
small town. 

Q. Rot j>ntaide of that! A. I don't ran.]] any- 
thing specific. 

Q, How frequently did you »ee 1'r. Moyla 
from the time that he went to New York in 
1D35 until ho returned to "Wiasonainl A. Poa- 



113 

Iiawey Fi*k—Far I'l&.—Ctnss 

Sihly only once * J"ear, either when I west to 
New York on. bnaioesD— 

Tlie Coiirt: Approximately onee a year 
fa the answer, if that is what it is, 

Q. Did yon ever have a conversation *i^ bins 
prior to the tirae (bat you first met him after 
he returned from New York; about liii intend- 
ing to c*me back! A. Not (hat 1 can recall 

Q. Outside of tiie communicalion ll.ot yon got 
from hi'n thnt you mentioned, did yon ever heur 
from him ehont that! A. Not tlmt f fun recall. 

Q. Ton say yn'i have known Mr. Moyle since 
1922! A. Yea, sir. 

Q, TTow did you come 1o gel »ce|i!ainted with 
Mr. Moyle T A. Mr. Movie attends the same 
Bible meeting that I did- 

Q, la that the Watch Tower Bible £ Tract 
Societv! A- 7ea, sir. 

fj. Jehovah's "Witiienite*! A. Yes. rir. 

Q. And you srv lie Ffwite, I believe, at theft* 
meetings, ia that correct! A, Periodically, he. 
cid. 

Q. And did he make jpeeehe* upon she Bible! 
A. Yes. 

Q. Aod did be make ipeeekus npon the Watch 
tower Bible A Traet Society! A. Yep. 

Q. And he generally preechfd sermona. is that 
right! A, He did. 

q. At those meetiuFSl A. Yes, eir. 

Q, Siiiee lie has left FMliel have ynu ever heard 
any sermona that Mr, Moyle has preached t 

Mr, Bniebhauwn: T object to it, 
The Coort; Objection *astained. Ei- 
esplion to the defendants. 



110 

llarrttf Fink— Far Pl$.—€fQM 

Q, flave yon ever allended aay meetinga of 
any of the Pastoral Bible Institute meeting* or 
the Dawn mectingaT 

Mr, Bmchhaoien : I otjeet to iL 
The Conrti Objection uOBiained. Ili- 
oeption to (he defendnats. 

Q, Before Mr, lloyte left IQIwiakt*, did ho 

attend the same Bible elndiea of the fast v. id 
Elide roalimte Uiat you didt A. Yec, *ir H 

Q. He didt A. Y«, *ir. 

Q, And when did he begin attending the Pas- 
toral Bible Institute studies! A. I don't rce-all 
Rpeeiueally. I think it was in tha anmmer of 

vm. 

Q, How lone; did he continue to attend taeb 
fimdiesT A. "Until hi* moviBjr io Johnson '■ 
Greet 

Q, TVaj be ever a traveling representative, 
has he ever !*en H travetini; representative of the 
Pastoral Bible Institute ! A. lie doea some 
traveling now under their eaupieea, at leaat he 
is listed in their magazine. 

Q. For what purpose does ho travel for lb* 
Bibla Institute 1 

Mr. BrucJshrtttsen: I object to tlmt. 
The Court: Objection sustained. 
Mr. Covin r(ton: We except, 
The Court: Yes, exception to th* de- 
fendant*. Proceed, please, 

Q. Do you know Lotand And L&uri. RoH*«f 
A- Yea. 

Q, And when did you first become arqnsintcd 
with Leland Md Lanra Bonsef A. PoasiWy 
sometime after 1922. 



■y 



Ul 



::i 



Barmy i*"iitlt — Far Plf.— Crest 

Q. And who nre Wand aid Lanra Boa not 
A Mra. Roubh is Mr, Miyle 1 *- sister. Leland 
Rouse is her limhandV 

Q. And they were formerly connected *ith the 
Wuteh. Twer Eihl* & Tract Society, wer* they 
□ l:1 A. Yes, sir 

Q. Have you ever mide any ittaelss, personal 
attacks, upon Jvd£* RutlierfordT A. No, 

Q. 1 ns,k you wither or nut during Ihe latter 
part of August, 15.W, or the fir*t part of Sep- 
tember, 1DI5L*, you made pernOmd attacks upon 
Judge Hutlierford, verbal attacks. A, Not that 
I recall. 

Q. Dn you know Giia 1'nulnal A. I do. 

Q. Who ia Cua PjiiiJnut A. Gal 1'aulaa is a 
Tnrndsnr of the Jlilwaukee compnny of Jeho- 
VD>| ""(c vri1at«fC*i 

Q. Ha* lift continued and ia he Hf a member 
of the MiLn'nuhftt Company T A As for aa 1 
know. 

(J, Tin ynu Irnnw aitftfar or not you rn*d* 
a "tatemrnl to Unj Paulas attacking [he char- 
acter and integrity of Jwdft* HutherterdT A. 
f do not remember any *Uvh statement. 

(J. Hid you mult* nidi a statement? A, Not 
Out ] rem! I, 

Q. f}n ynu have aity doubt about it, pltaset 
A I raid no, T did not. 

Q. You did notf A- No, 

Q. J wji] ask yon if you know of Ro^er Mar- 
^uttT-rlf. A, "Ves. 

Q. Did you. Itave a conversation with Roter 
Marqunrdt Bt the; phien.po Convention irt 19SDI 
A, I micbt have. I don't recall, 

Q. T>ld yon. see Marqunrdt at that con-rea. 



Harvey FutA^-ZV Flf^-CrotM 

tionf A. I don't recall. He might hiTe been 
there. 
{J. You do oot recall f A. I don't recall, 
(J. Do yoa remember having a conveTttllol) 
with Mr, Jlftniuardt at the Chijcage Convention? 
With reference to the fact that Mr. Moyle in 
tlicn planning on reluming to- Wisconsin to 
enirape ia tin? private practice of law, prior to 
tha June meeting at the Madison Square Gar- 
den! A, Would yoa repeat it, please T I didn't 
follow ynu, 

The Court; Read tho question. 
(The foregoing question n'n* thereupon 
read by the Court Reporter,) 

A No, 

Q. You nay you did not have each a convcrBE- 
linnT A. Not that I recall, 

Cj. Not tlint you can recoil Had ynu had any 
correspondence belwcerl you and lit Moyle 
prior to June S-V, 193&T A. No. 

Q. Von flid. nntT A. No. 

Q. No correspondent? wt bUT A, Not that I 
rcvjiil jtt all. 

Q, ?Cn vonimariicatioTia t A. No, bit. 

Q. Did you erer tell aHjnody liiAt yoa had rt- 
crived a Mvnuii-unEfatioii fmm Mr, M#>'lct A, 
^n, tstf-pi general lettera (hat I revived ptri- 
oilical I y. 

Q. Did you reeeive a generaJ periodical lefter 
hctwrpo [he month of Jane, ](«39, or the month 
of. May. innat A No. I miflbl hart. 

Q, In that jrencral letter did Mr. Atoyle *l-a)e 
to Tun hii intention of return injr from Brooklyn T 
A. No. 

Q. He did notl A No. 



Jlarets Fink— Par Plf.—Crvst 

The Court: "We •Rill taken mi adjiiura- 
inent uafil 10 o'clock tojnorrow morjiiiijr. 
ricane d> not rfi.ito^H [lie caw) ertm 
anion (fj,t youraclvr'B. 

( Wltert'tipon, an adjournmtint waa taken 
until 10 o'clock, May IS. 13J3.1 



Wndnesday, May 12, 15^3, 

(Trial continued pursuant to adjfiu.ni. 
meni.) 

Mr. CoviDgton: Xfay it please yvw 
Honor, there vas anr. mailer of roaline 

thai I rn-fi!ce,lcd 1o optct with Mr. Fialt 

yrtfti piny. May I ask him concern in,ij 
tiiall 

TLe Court: I3y all jaean*, JfOtt m*J 
proceed. 



jTATll'KY FTNK riKuined the utand and teitt- 
fied furl her ns foltowaj 

JTefrtt.5 ti-AmiitiiSiQB Siy ,t.fr, Co viirrrttm : 

Q. Mr. Kink, did you fnnnid^r Dial yon nrlml 
wrunj; ur (tnjjropfHy m-hfn you n^kwl Mr. Mnylo 
[>> ri'jid hi^ alnhMrmt bf Fon (be Milwaukee Cam- 
|iany, in Sn'ptrnibyr, in^Qt 

Mr, TlmHihfli^H'a; I object to it aa in. 
eoBipotent. 

The Court: fjuatained. Hree|>tion to 
the defendant!. 



]2a 
Barvty Fink— For P{ff.~Cratt 

Q, Bid you ever make a itaterOePl t# *ayon» 
condemning the. action of Mr. Moylct A. Coo- 
deuinlnc; the action of Mr. ifoyleT 

Q. Yea, A, No, not that 1 remember. 

Q. Did you ever participate in the. resolution 
that was pasaed condemning the allien of Mr. 
Moyta and JIjso pledging full loyalty to the So- 
ciety's ride of ihe controversy f xlfter Mr, Moyle 
read hij >tatt-cnentt A. I Toted yes to tb* re»o- 
Luliou tlial Mn lain*] an eipresf-ion of loyalty to 
the Society, hut I did not participate in that if 
it eonlairLL-d anything about condensing Mr. 
Moyle. No, I ne*tr condemned htoa. 

Q. Did you e-ver maJ^e * statement to anyone 
in wriliiiK that you had acted wrongly aaid iio» 
properly In n^.kJni; Mr. Moyle to read hi* slnte- 
nieat befure the Htfilnfaukw Coir.pany? A, Tc«, 
nif, I wrote Mr, Hutlierford to tlie efleet that in 
viei.* of the tniiunderttondiisp, n.ppai ently, which 
nr0*e over my asking l£r. iloyle to nsake a ?tate. 
ment of bis loyalfv to the Society, I aubnequcntlf 
nlated that 1 nppfirendy was wi-oa|r in aasomino; 
l!iat minority ndthout fsrcst conanuaicatlno; with 
llio Society, even though the fact* rtimai'iied tlie 
■ama, 

Q. Ia tiiia (ht letter [ hundin e; letter to ^it- 
neas)1 A Yea, that ia the letier. 

Ml. Covingtoa: We introduce thftt in 

evidence. 

\li. Bruchbaueen; No objection, 

(HeceiTed in evidence ftnd marked He- 
fendrnitB' Exhibit II.) 

<i. Turn tha le(t*r fiv« and K* i' that ia tbo 
letter that you gDt in respouse, it * copy of the 



1-i 

Iliirrty Fink—FoT Flff.—CrCii 

litier (hat you £ot ia re.Bponae, from Judge 
Kntiwrford, A. Yes, rir, tbnt L». 

Q, TiVho ha* the origmai of that! A- I (hint 
it is eiliier Mr. BnetkbtUNa has it or in the file 
tliat 1 gave Mr. Moyle. 

Mr. nrwhhaiistin : I didn't see the 
bin'k. Is i.-:-l'. eufijiinitd to be in evidence! 

The Court: No. it ■* not in eiidenee. 
But if there ia no objection we wil! hiart. it. 

Mr. ] ! f miiihaiiii: i : I will lock at it, I 
have never seen it, 1 don't think. 

The Court; Suppose yea read the back 
of it and aee if Ibtre is any objection. 

Mir. ISrucahsusm: Yea, I am doing that 
now. There ia no objection. 

The Coa _ t: Yd(i doa't have to make 
another exhibit. VC e will M ^uiae that both 
ii..,-;: art; now in cadence, 

(Mr. Coflltet^n reada Defendant! ' Ei^ 
hihit El to tlie jury.) 

Q. Xav do yoa want to oliSjtge your teatimony 
of yeslerday that you didn't take pftrt in aon- 
diTiininir Mn Movie 1 * action before the cotupwiyj 
A, I do not. 

y. Didn't yoa nw.'4n whnt yoti said hcra in 
your Htatt;liient concerning the resolution at the 
Milwaukee company 1 A- Yet, the resolution of 
Ihe Milwaukee eompnny nfl T read it waa a re*o- 
iaiion juuiurinjf Hie Society of the flass' loyalty 
1o it aa the Ceniral novcrnine; B&dy of Jo* 
ImvahV Witnesses, nolhinir more !l'ial I recall. 

Q, How lone; did Mr. Moyle ecxnpy tha Barne 
office wijh yeut A Hntii hia leaving- for John- 
son'* Creek. 



ILL, 
Harvty Fiab—For plf.—Creit 

The Court: ^VTiat wa» that in *. period 
of time, ia vha.t Mr. Covington want* to 
know. 

The Witness: From August I929 t 1 be- 
lieve, to Marcn. 1st, or thereabouti, 1941. 

Q, And during that time did you occupy the 
Bamo aCke, aarac — A. No, we bad separata 

roans. 

Q. But it wan tliB »*uao aUJUhnr, iaa'l u,at 
right! A Yes, air. 

Q. Wliit woa the number of tha ofaceT A. 
For a while I had my olBco either at T21S— Weat 
North Avenue, and iutfcseqoe&tJy removed to 
lijy Underwood Avenue, larger offices. 

i^. llave you aince thii action nude any »toto- 
u:itjL5 tn anynne ceneeming tim action of Mr. 
Moyle in his assault against tha Society, «an- 
decming aimt 

The Court: You mean nan thin *aw- 
auit was started t 
Mr. Covington; Ye*, 

i. Not that 1 recall, 

Q. Did ilr. Mvyle pay rent to youf A. No, 
I gave hint sjjocO in Out oifico witlinut cbfiTge. 

Q, Lid lie work for you during th* time tliat 
hi wan ofrdr.g with youl A, He helped nc once 
in a whllv an matters for the rant that we did 
not ciiir,:; him for, 

Q. What sort of services did ho render for his 
rent! A. H* answered the h phona when I *« 
out, when there wn« nobody ela* in tha office, and 
periodically ha would help with th* fiUaj and 
such minor details. 



ISfi 



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Han-erf Fifth— far Pltf.— Redirect 

<J. Did ynu pay hint any salary or anything 
Jihc that I A, Xo. For e-iu'liile I paid Mr. M^yle 
b j-inall »um of money lor being ;n the office and 
sec to U ".hat someone was tliere ail the time. 

(J. And did you pay him as long as ho fM 
1 i n ■ j- i> I A. No, I didn't 

Q. DM y«u ever advance hiin any money to Ijiv 
rviuLtd in the event Sit it UKSHstfii in Ihit eostt 
A. Ku, fir, 

0. Is lio obligated to ynu tor money now! A. 
No, sir. 

(J. Act yaiir expenses being paid for attending 
tine trial 'jf tliLa rai»cT A. Only partly, I tra li«e 
an business. 

y. Who ia pnyi^g ynur eipenscsT A, Mr. 
Moyle is paying part of Ihetn. 

Q. Who .« paying the other portt A- 1 ira. 

Mr. Covington; Thai in all. 

}(r/lirc£t r-Cam ilta tie* t^r ijr. 2?nK:Jiii4i»$en ; 

Q. Did you agree with this statement by Mr. 
Rrittarford ia his ItlEer nboitl "An entrapment 
by JI«rlt"i A, No, I didn't 

(^. In oilier w»rds, you have never changed 
your opinion nlmut Hark as yon expressed here 
tn^iiy, and have in your testimony! A. No, I 
haven f_ 

q. Yuu v:ere asked yesterday, as. T recall, about 
yi-.yr witlul rawing from Jchovuh 's Witnesses, do 
ygn reCnll fhat.1 A, Yes, I rtHMBtlHT it. 

Q. And Utat occurred whrnt A. Tn the spring 
oflWO, 

Q. Were there any reasona other llisn »htt 
yon have given for your withdrawal I A. Yes, 



JeitjHi r. Jatol/t— for Fl$j—Direti 

Mr, Covington : That call* for an *X- 

prcssion of opinion, an ex parte dcelura- 
liuu. 
Tlio Court; Have you an nhjectionl 
Mr, Covington: "Yea, that ia my objec- 
tion. 
The Court: The objection is suttainoel 

Q. You snid something about going to ft. print- 
ing oflii'cj or Pending a letter to a printing OLuee. 
Was tlmt of Jioltr own vol it mat A, Yen, sir. 

(J. And not the lithest or reuueat of anybody 
else I A, No, 

Mr. itruviibnuscn ; Thai ia oil. 

Mr. Covington ; No further questions. 

(The witness *at eicUaed-) 



JCSKP1I T. JACOBS, residing at 109 East 
Grnnd Street, I'ort Wa^liineton, Wbicottain, btiag 
duly sworn, testified an folio^a : 

Direct Ks.ani:iniiian by Mr, Brucliliausen: 

(j. What is (lie nature of your bue-Lnesal A 1 
am inspector. 

Q. Of whitt A In a tiiair factory. 

<J. Yon ]i(ive b«*n a^usinletl witk the plain tiff, 
Mr. Moylc, for bo* Jongf A. Aiwut IS >'*nrs. 

Q. Were you aJnlialed with JdioVab'i Wit- 
nesaeET A Yea, sir, 

Q. Aijsut liow longf A. Sinn 1S14. 

0. And at what place T A At M da'aukae. IVia- 

Q, Wiivn did you first iearn of this fomplaiat 
nude by Mr, HvylcT A. After September UU 



Joseph r. Jambs— For ft ff.— Direct 

1 w-an up in ttie nortliem part of Wisconsin apend- 
hiii my vataiiwL 

y. And Jn™ did you karo of it I A. Tlini^ii 
tbe W'ateii Tower. 

<J. Wn* tlmt tlie irticic oT bcp1emti*r J si wliieli 
his becu rL'1'erri.-d toT A, Yes, air, she Hrji!;:njn-r 
lHt article. 

Q. WilBt did vhiu. do ftflef vim n?nd tint article I 
A. Wtll, 1 rend it and 1 iliom-rd it to IBJ wife, 
and 1 wa« d tunned Ly 'die cunten'a. 

ij. I.'iil yetl evvr ;.!-!■ u topy uf Hie letter l hat 
Mr. .Muyb' wrolel A, i did, l»t«ir on in fjr-p- 
kintwr. 

(J. Ami liuiv did yuu hec thatt A. 1 wanted 
\u knw tbe other iide (uid Mr- Moyk j^ave tn* 
liie k-ttiT. 

(J. At your rnineatT A. Ye^, Kir. 

(J. iJid j«U l*lk to anylnady abdut the letter! 
A. 1 diil not, 

(j, Have you had occasion to talk to any of 
JelKirab'g WitneiiiH-s uut Uiere oftcr tlie publicji- 
tioiw of the articles in tin: "Watcli Tower M list 
1-c.i- lni:ii rrft'ired lof A. Yea. 

i' : l Court ! JkferrLng to the pubtioa- 
t Lufi uf Sftptembw lutl 

Mr. BrucJiliauaen: Yea, I will limit my 
question, 

Q. Whether you had occaaion to talk to any 
of JcLuvalTn Witnesifa in and around Mitwuuki^e 
aft«r the publications of the October loth or 
November lath article!. 

Mr. C* via fftfln : We object to that, your 
Honor, t*taajte it ia i^uiiateriai anil ir- 
reh-viii ax to eariveraatiooa. 



129 

Joseph T. JacoU—Por £>lf.— Direct 

The Court: I (link it ix very material 

Thus* are t!ie question* *■* are here t* 

deeid*. The objection ia overruled. Ei- 
CtpliciB to :h« defendanla. 

ill. Coringtou: We miAe Uie addi- 
tional reason tfiut it also cull* for an ei- 
preasien, Of ]!e»rga.y tcEtimony. 
The CoOrL: (JbjfrCtioa overmled. 
Mr. Coviuglon; Jiseeption. 
Mr. Urnehbauaen: I will reframe the 
qi>!;lion if 1 may. 

The Court: We will strike out tba u,UC»- 

lion and the objection and we Trill hear 

(lie new <iueslion so as lo keep lb* record 

tlfaight 

Q. Do you recall reading the article in tlie 

"Wateh Tower -1 of October 1$. 13OT, entitled 

■*Inforsm(iOh"f A- I do. 

Q. And did yen in respect to Ihnl artiele have 
occasion to talk to any of Jehovah's Wit ne**?* t 

Mr. Covington: We make the name ob- 
jection that it ia a conclusion, thai it ii 
ininialeriuJ and irrelevant and enlli for 
hearaay teatintony. 

The Ceuit; The objection ia over- 
ruled. 

Exception to the defendant. 

Ia thip the allele of October iSlhr 

Mr. Brucbliansen i That ii right 

A- I believe I did. 

Q, Aad ran you give ua any detaile of when 
and wh^re and wish -whom you did thatf 

Mr. Covington: W/ e biv* tin iiffle ob- 
ja-'.Il.:i to thia qaealioa, 



130 

Jt>sepH ™. Joeebi — Far Pltf. — Direct 

The Court: Borne ruling. 
Mr. Covington: We except. 

A. W*ll, ^"i1h aartxal of the oojomitiee Owt 
hud to do with (he giving out of territory in 
Milwaukee. 

Q, Wtml wjia the statement that was roadel 
A- 1 didn't comment much about the article at all 
1 believe I refrained from saying anything, as 
far oh 1 con recoi'ect. But the others' of Jcbo- 
vjih'< Witnesse* commented ahout it and naid it 
itiunt Ljh'f iji'L-n the un:ui »1 aknM« truth, because 
of the foci tliat the beard of directors put their 
a|ip ravel Ufion iliat iriler, 

g. Am] did yen attend n-.cetingi regialwly *t 

Milwaukee) A. Every Sunday. 

Q. And did you notice anything at thoce meet- 
ing as lar as die altitude Towards Mr. Moyle 
vslj eenceri'.edr A. I did. 

Q. And what did ydu noticrt A. The attitude 
Inward Mr- Moylc was jpr-crtJly a Kbunninjf tyf 
him and looking upon him with, I would say, 
conl iraijil. 

<j. And did you read the article entitled, 

"^nsri's" tlmt w-os puUifbed in the "Watch 
Tower" on November l5thl 

Mr. Covington: May it be understood 
thai we lif-ve the mtot objection to this 
line of tofilirnonv. 

The Court: You take tba objection ao 
you kecr> yout reeord Blrnigbt 

Mr. Coi'inglnn: Yes. 

Tne Court: The objeefion is overruled 
and exception to the defendants. 

A I did. 



131 

Joseph T. Jacob*— For Piff. — Direct 

Q. Your answrr ia v.-batt A Yea, *ir, L did. 

Q. And W«i y«u atill attending meeiingi of 
Jenovnb'a Witneasca in Milwaukee at the linte 
tbnt article WU published I A I did. 

Q. And what, if anything, did you uo!ico about 
(he attitude at the meetings of Jebovnh's Wit- 
nesses toward Mr. Moyle and his femily after 
that article waa published T 

Mr. Covington: That calls for a cou- 
cliiciou on the part of the ivitnesa and we 
oh>ect to it for that reason. 

The Court: The objection is overruled. 
Exception to lb* defendants. 

A. It continued, the same condition. 

The Court: Bid if get any worwa or 
btftarf 

The Witness; I believe it got worae 
rigli^ along. 

Q. How did the people in the meeting act 
towards Mr. MoyleT A They shunned Mr. 
Mcyte, He was by hioiself mest of th* liro(, 

Mr. CoTinptcnj We moine fcj nrrike out 
all tiiis Ike of testimony that baa heen 

given by the ii-ilnes^ rupreHKi/ig an opin- 
ion as to the notion and conduct of rrcm- 
bers of Jehovah's WitncBsea towards Mr. 
Movie on the ground that ii. ia evidently 
an c;>inion and eonctusion on the part of 
the witness. It in hearsay testimony. 

The Court! Motion denitd. Excep^on 
to the defendant. 

Mr. Covington: For the further reason 



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JoigjA F. /fl«os— Far flf.—Dirtct 

that it is LnUtiitfri*.! ftJii irrelevant and 

ww move to strike it oot for that reason, 
flit Court; Sume ruling. 

q. Do you recall On incident which occurred in 
which tin- study leader, Mr, ^VorUi. wa« involved! 
A, I tin. 

Q. 1VIH you tell uk the detail! ilwrt that, A, 

There w;lii a little group slarted around Rrown 
Boor nml the meetings were held at Mr. Meyer's 
home and Mr. Worth came to the meeting— 

Tins Court; Fin a lime if yon old. 
Tl« Witnwa: Before it really started, 
nljnut PieiTU o'clock. 

Q. AImpuI what dulct A. It was in the fall *I 
19.19. 

q. Wjik it s,fU>T Novcmlier 18(11 And after 
tin* "Knar*" artiek*1 A. Von, nir, after all 
llnruc ntramueBS. 

[J. Thin Wat nHf Milwaukee! A. Yes, sir, 

Q. [n win! town! A. Brown Df*r. 

<J. What took place there I A. Mr. Worth 
t-aiLic to Mr. Meyer and said to him, "I have 
rthWthiajr" — 

Mr. Covington; Wo object to that as 
hearsay sad entirely immaterial and irrele- 
vant. 

The Court i I haven't heard the U(*tT, 
1 will hear the answer anil then 1 will 
listen tn a nmtion to strike, out. Tlie objec- 
tiuri 1« the question U overruled, 

Mr, CoTiafton: We except, 

A. Mr. Wo fill told Mr. Meyer that lie would 



JOHph T. Ja#>b*—F»r Plf.—Pirtct 

Imvt- to ilisajageocinte mc because I was slowly 
qnd surely going out of tlie truth bth! he further 
told Mr. Mover, if 1 persisted — if 1 prmrtcd in 
thi» course I would g" into (he second death. 

Tlif Court; Now do you move to strike 
it nut. 
M r. C'ovinfiton : Yes, T mo ve Ui si rita 

it out. 

The Court : I will utrike out Hie ahiwer. 
Exception to the plaintiff. 

Mr. Covington: I ask (hat the jury be 
intruded n«t in consider thiri evi<ipnec, 

The Court: Anything (hat in ittrieken 
out of the record the jury knowB< T hope, 
that they are t« disregard entirely, 

Mr. Covinirtoni Do I tako it that all 
tlie testimony an to whnt ncrnrred i* 
fll ricked out t . 

The Court: ih'o, That dt*«'fr in 
*1rirken out iiecnune 1 think it kn* no beat- 
ing on (his raw at oil, 

Q. Were Hiokc people nt thin rsirtieulnr meet- 
rnjr J ehtiif itb 'it Witnesses, at the meeting you 
refer tol A. The""*" were new ones that enma 
in. Thin meeting waj just slerled wiTii new 
memhere. 

The Court : Wore they nil members of 
Jehovah's Witn**n«iT 

The WitMcs! 1 couldn't say definitely. 

Q, Were they attending tlio elan*e*1 A. Yea, 
■ir. 
Q r Thcjr wet* ntteadins and partioipatinpr in 



Jeicph T. Jacobs — J^or Plff. — Direct 

the work of Jehovah 'n Vi'ii neancfL t A. In that 
Jjin' L tin^. 

Q- Wa< Mr, Msyer "nc of the Witne*i!*tt A 
lie was. . 

Q, Awl Mr. WsTtht A- Ho wuv 

Q. Had they lieen afliliotcdl iitli the origflni?^- 
tion for RoiuetimoT A. They wore. 

Q. Waat wan kiu<1 then on that occasion be- 
Ivvim them, and I direct ynur aliention to Aay 
'.Lli-c u -■ t LL'H ahout thin article " Snares "1 A. I 
wax Dot at that nttcliru?. 

Q. Well, at any meeting that you altcudod was 
there arih di*cnx>ion bttweev Mr. Worth and yon 
and any oilier* in reference to the article 
"Snare*" and Mr. MoyleT 

Mr. Coving on: W* ohj^ to that as 
heinj; irrelevant and imnmteriftl, yonr 
Honor, and hearty. 

The Court: Thf ohji^tion in overruled. 
Exception to the defendant*, 

Mr. Coviofflon: jLni cnllfi for a codcIh- 
ibn, 

A. I rfon't rememhee, 

q. Was there any mcetinjr that yOu attended 
vIk-pc any distunsion wan held inth reference to 
this arlic'c "5inarH?x"f A. In little groups. Tthen 
W« j;ot topethcr, hut not in a puhlie- manner, 

Q. WfiwtheHejrroupnof Jehovah h a Witnesses I 
A. Tlncy «ert L . 

Q. What occorrodf 

Mr. CoTinpton : Thai it manifestly *tio- 
jeet to the Fianie objection. We object to 
it bec»ui>c it Lit irrelevant and immateria! 



Jsiepji T. J»evlit—F*r Plff.— Direct 

nnd colli for a oOnrinsinU end opinion on 
the part of the witnens, and heof*ny. 
The Court: Tho ohjection is OTerroltd- 
Mr. Coviajfton; We eseept, 
Q. WTiijLi oceurred at thens mceiinj^t TVaa 
thiit after KtwenibtT JSth, aft*r the "Snare»" 
article f A. Yen, Eir. 

q. Where din these meeting fate plneet A. I 
attended meetings at HilwiTS.ee, WtsooiMin, aqd 
tliere were norne diFcoswona about the** arficleB, 
q. Give ui* tin; Jelnilii about those rli«oits*tea»- 
A. The Jehovah's WitlM****, the onen that I 
crime in rontnet with, believed the articles u 
slnted in the "Watch Tower," 

q. And what attitude did they exhibit towarda 
Jfr. MoylcT A- Tliey nhowed animosity towarda 
him and thoy n"ouldn1— 

q. Did they avoid hiinT A. Tlicy avoided him 
on every occasion. 

Mr. Corinj^Oft: We object and mo** 
that [iart of the answer where it saya 
"sliow'cd uninionity" ha stricken *s n con- 
clusion and opinion. 

Tlie Court: Motion dcnietL With ci- 
caption. 
Q, Did they avoid himl A. Tlioy tfiu avoid 
him. 
q. Dili you know Mr, Bffifonf A. I do. 
CJ. Who k bef A. I believe be wa* the Com- 
pany's Servant after Harvey Fink was dismissed. 
Q. Was there any statement intnia by Mr. 
Kllison about his atiilmit toward* 11 r. Koyle in 
any meeting or In any group f A At one lime 



136 

Joseph T. Jixrjb*-* Fit Plff—ni/at 

on a Sunday evening wbrn we Iftfl- -tbat was 
the I ant nieetiae; we »"ere there — tee Went over 
to Mr, Kllinon. tl.ree <>f un, and llr, ilnyer, Mrs. 
Jacolii and myself, c^-d Mrt. Jurohs taid to Mr, 
ICUiion: "The Watch Tower h not going; to tell 
i:.\ who our frieo'ii are," and the retort was, 
by Mr. Elhinn, "I woulflVt have anything to 
do with iir, Moyle," 

Mr. CoviniTton : Wa object to that as 
heornay and int.winjicfOTSt, irrelevant and 
iioiiiateriaE. 

The Court: Overruled, 

11 r. Covii.jftstTj i We except and move to 
atrike it out. 

The CVart: The motion is denied. 

Mr, Covjglon: EiCception. 

Q. Was this alter the pthhcatiooa of the arti 
ele<i or any of them T A, Yes, sir, it wit, 

(J, Was it »ft>ir tlie "Saares" article! A It 
•U. 

Q. Are you still a member of the oripi.iiir:- 

tionf A. : u:n Ml, 

q. When did you depart from itt A, It mntt 
have heen in the summer of 1EI-10 ^hea I left, 

q, Did you Itatt any NtUM to them far 
leavsngT A. Not in a ])ublic way, only tbrt last 
remark thai Klliion made, and we left and I 
never seen any of them that I recollect after 
t!mt tiroe. 

Q, Wero tbost yonr reasons for leavinpT A 
WclJj there were other reasons. 

Mr. Cavlnfrtan: Wa wouldn't want the 
witness to eipreits Ibew and w* object to 



Jattplt T. Jacobs — far Piff^ — Cr^sa 

it M iaaaterial and irrelevant, other 

reasons, 
Tlie Court: Sustained. 
Mr. B riLi-h-oiujieu : That is alL 

Crott-examiKation by iir. Covington : 

Mr. Covington: At this Sims w« mow 
to strike out ail the evidence that ha* 
been given by the witness concerning con- 
versations with others, and the imprca- 
sioaii that ntlttri obtained from a reading 
of the article, 00 account of tin: f.itt that 
it is clearly incoraucten t, irrelevant and 
uxunatarial, and ez parte statements, and 
also calls for coneliurion* aoid opinions on 
the part of the wilaces. 

The Court: The motion is denied, with 
exception. 

Mr. Covington : If yior Honor please, 
I would like to ask a few questions. 

y, Mr. Jacob*, have yon always Ireen in hwf- 
fflfthj' with the doctrines that ure to he roiintl In 
the "Watch Tower"! A I was not 

(J, tVSien did you fin-l hepin lo see dijc.'rhc* 
in the "Watch Tnwtr" to wliieh yon objecled! 
A. Id the fall of 1339. 

Q. Ill the fall of lflSD and not before that! 
A Xot particularly that I noticed. 

Q. Well now, did you follow Mr. Moyle t Did 
be IrVflMae* yon in Itavinjj the Society. A. He 
did not. 

(;. What orf;iniEntion are you now aifilintctl 
willi t A. I don't heionp; with any organisation., 

q, Dii, you attend any fiiido j(twlisn of any 



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JiHTj>h T, Jneoh.t^F'ar ¥"lf.—Grn*t 

kiad now! A. Tw, tir, Jtilwaultee Bible Slu.- 
dent*. 

Q, Jt that the some one Mr. Fink attended! 
A, Yes, air. 

Q, Yah atony what it IrnoWn W itudying the 
Seripliiftftl A, Yea, frir. 

Q. In I hut connected with Hie Pastoral IUM« 
lustitmet A. It is not connected wifll the pnii- 
tnrnl Biblo Institute. 

Q. Where do you obtain the literature [hi I 
you study f A. t pot it in the rinil- 

Q, "Wlflt hsllt A. The hall where we mitt, 
the Qnild Halt, Republican Hotel. 

Q. At* yon related to Mr. FinVT A- r OIH Tint. 

Q, You lure* alvrnys, been n very eWe frii'nd 
of Mr, Moyie>, hove ynu nnlt A. T have hoon, 

Q. An<! JVM MtfUtal 1lif aininincnt in tin* Rrp- 
lember lnt "Watch Tower", did yen nut, when 
you rend ilT A. 1 r«ul it anil I he lie ve I paurd 
no eniiirjirnt nn it to anyone, 

fl. TJ"- <|iLi's1inu Hull I n*k i*: Tlid yon resent 
the Rtntraienl cnntjiined in the "Wati-h Tnwer"t 
A, T dirt not. 

Q. Hid ynu know that Mr. Mnyio tvus fofnvnfi 
hack to Wisconsin brfnre he arrived iq Mil- 
Tv.ilikrrt A- I did not, 

Q. When wan (be fir*t you learned thn| Mr. 
Moyle was, hack in Wisennsinl A. When I eamo 
hack from up North i» September (he first 
wer-k. of lWP. 

Q. And trhen iliil Mr. Mny'ic mine b,irk, or Aid 
yon learn tint he rn-tiinied to Wiscnnf-inT A. I 
do imt recollect Ihe e^act dale, I met liiin nf1i L r 
Si't>t?rn)*T. itie firs! neck in September. 

Q. Are you familiar with the "Watch Tnwer" 



jom/Ji 2\ J«iM*i— For Plff,—Grot* 

publications during the time thai yea. wer* One 
of Jehovah n s Witnesses! A I was. 

Q. Are yon famitinr with the deetrisie* that 
are contained in the "Watch Tevef" e*n*em- 
iag t!m CVll servant T A. I am. 

Q. Ami w'J>ftt fti-oup of io(!iviiluahi arc dis- 
cribod in the "Watch Tower" M toofllitntinj 
the evil aervantl A Those who doport from tjie 
Lfird. 

Q. During the time that yea wen one of 
Jeiiovaii's Witnesses did you hane uccniion t; 
eonaider who that proup wan pnneratty blown 
S3 amongst Jehovah 'e Witurifetl A. I did sot 
— Will you re-atate that, please T 

The Court: Read the fjupsliou. 

(The forcfioinfi f|ues.thvn wan tliereupoTi 
read hy tho Court Rendrlur.) 

The Witness I undfratood HiaL all 
those wlio ioave the Society wjre ineuihera 
of that evi| servant class. 

(J. And wlio opposed I lie .^wiely, is ihni right I 

A. Yea. 

Q. TJuii in right. Ho j'ou non' opne?# the t>u- 
eielyf A, T do nn|, 

<^. Von liove left !)io Socipt;", tliat it right t A. 
I have. 

Q. And ynii nn Jmifi^r nuhi-frita lo i[\c rtoftrinos 
that jiri; lnnj;lit hy Jiiho villi '» Witn«s*cs, dr) J'litU 
A. I do uot. 

Q. Ton do not mow belong to any religious 
nrganiullinn, is l.:in: rigiitl A. MiiwanLi'n Hilihi 
StudentE. 

Q r It thftt an organized religious, hodyT A. 



Joseph T. Jacobs — For Plf— Redirect 

We lune Klderu that give discour&e* and lead the 

into! iti.ir ami the studies. 
Q. And during JJHfl and IMi who we» the 

KIiIith tlint j'uvc uisruEjiions at these meetingsl 

A. Do you want the names! 
q. Yes. A. Mr. llrockam&— 1941 T 
Q. LWO ami 191L A. 1940, V.r, Jtrotkism* it 

tiie *nly one. 

Tl« C'nuft: H*™ stoat WIT 
The Witbna: Mr, Fink, Jlr. Brael^raa, 
Mr. llimli and myself, the speaker, 

Q. Did Mr, Movie rver np*akl A- Y*$. 

<}. Iluw fri'.[ui!jtlly? A, Prvhtthly \Utvv tipne* 
a year, 

Q. And who jiri; llif snc:iihr-r* 1hiAt are hesvl it 
1 1 ii- PuaKvi-al iSihle Inxiitolet A, I nun 't name 
nil nf t liL-iu, I know m,!lic nf Uion, I kn<r* ilr. 
Hjignrond nnd 1', I~ Hefil, Tliey nre on the edi- 
torial WMWitKM, -r.ii TJiuinaon. 

Q. And "The DanTi"! 

Mr. BnxMianMi.: I object tD this tea- 

lilklGTlJ. 

The (,'ourt i Sustained; *tril(e Out tlw 

dtisv.'tf, K^«e[iti«n to the defendants, 
Mr. Covington : That is ail. 

Unlirrtt eianti-natiait by ,\ff. Fruf A Hrnunt : 

Q. Vou were a^.ed a moment a)>o p-hoMt uvil 
»*rvnn)ji and as I understand it yon dftteribed in 
evil servant in one who departed from the Lord, 
in that correct t A. That is correct. 

{J.. Ilo yen consider tliat Mr. liiitherford was 
tlie one »lio was to deterliiine who in evil servant 
wnaT A. I did not. 



Joseph, f. Jvctf/s—For Ptg.— Redirect 

Q. Did you consider that snyone who left the 
Society wilh an hnneet grievanee wa* an evil 
servant T A, I did not. 

Q. You VL'crc niivn as^u-d about something in 
ennneetion with why jxu did not support or do 
not support the doctrines of tin? Suf.iety. Can 
you give any r^asuns for tkalT A. Yd*, *ir. In 
the "Watch Tower" article, I h*lieve it ie. on I he 
first pft^e, tliere is an article there that I ta>:o 
execplinn tn. It can be overthrow u with Scrip- 
tures. It in iml Scriptural. 

Q. Wh/it in that I A. It ulates in tlier*— 

The Court: Which pobl Leatiflftt 

Tii« Witocsn: Tilt- articles of that yemr, 

isaa, 

<J, 1 ilioW ynU (me ol the " Watcti Towers'' Hid;' 
auk yuu whether the ntnteiuent that you rtfctrotl 
to ia contained therein. A 1 can state almost 
verliutim what it is. 

fj, Cive us the suostojice. A, It saye [hat 
Jesus died for the obedient Dnei, and. tho Ujble 
' eJU'ln'-B in three di Tercel places tiial I would liko 
to n.iio(o. The Apostle I'au! in llehrewii aaya that 
Jesua by tlie grftfa of Uud to*tcd death for every 
man. 

Q, Wa? this portion yea are referring to a 
change t!mt {fttoe about in the printed matter 
thai waa coming from the "Watch Tower "1 A 
There waa not alwayi the attitude the Bible tooV 
en this wbjtflt 

Q. Was thst A change in attitode On the part of 
tlie "Watch Toweir" S*cktyf A It MBit li-Ti 
been. I never noticed it until thai timfli 

Q. Did yon notice any changes Blade ID th* 



IK 

Juiiryh T. Jatabt—For Plf.—Recfvt3 

d ji'lriai'* imd in the printed mailer thai came 
about durim; thi^ time, in ID39T A I did, 

(J. And wjm lliat a reason for your departing 
rroin the Society T A. That wb* one of the 
:;'^mji.^. 

Q. Di-eause you differWT wish (he espreaiiona 
of upinion that they put in the "Watch Tower/' 
h that correct 1 A Y'ea, si r. 

Q, Yflu were- aaked by defendants* co"in ; ;i-l 
ohrml Ihi.i nrtirie of September 1, 1933. Do you 
remember liiat ariielcT A- I do. 

<i. And you were atlied mhether you resented 
tlie arik]*. Do you know ivhat that means t A. 
II at I took. CMtjrtMQ. to itt 

Q. Tk. What was, your reaction when you 
read the article! A, W#H J was ^tanned at first 
aiiri I did not believe that it could f* true. 

Q. That was your reaction 1 A, That was my 
op! nion. 
Siecm&s cro miniit ion htj XTr. Covinjtoti : 

Q. Yftu have a "Watch Tower" therft, do JO-u 
no 1 1 A . Yes, $ir. 
Q, Wliitli yuu referred to. 

The Court; Ha says ii* waa nnahle to 
find the article in the "Watch Tower"- 

Q. Hal the part that yon just finished read- 
ing there about Je»U4, A, I diiia't read from the 
"Watch Tower." I quoled. v*fb*tiffl. 

Tb# Court: H* Raid h* hasn't found 
it. 

Q. Is it in the By-leaf inside the front cover! 

A. 11 is fonvewhe-res in here. 



143 

Joseph T. Jacobs — For Plff. — Rt.'rou 

Q. The third parae^aph on the inside cover of 
the "Watch Tower" reads U foilowt— 

The Court j It is not in evidence. You 
had better auow it to him, 

Q, I hand you, "Watcft Tower" emitk-d 
"Volume ft of ^o, 17, ihii+il Septemhur l, 193D," 
biside the cover, third par^g-apli, Uod ask you 
to identify that. A Yes. 

The Court: la tluit the on# you re- 
ferred to ia yeur ItsUmonyf 

The Witness l Tcs, sir. 

The Court: That is the article. 

Mr. Covington : I would like to have 
that marked as the next eiiitit, please. 

The Court: 1 assume that there ia no 
objection, 

Mr. Bruchhausen: fro objection. 

(R«*eiv«l i:-. evidence, and marked De- 
feudojits' Exhibit I.) 

Mr. Covington ; Can I now read De- 
fendants' EiJiibit I to the juryl 

(Mr. Covington reads same to the jnry.J 
Mr. Covington : I now read concerning 
what tlie Scripture* dearly teaeli — 
Mr. BnicJihansea: I object lo that. 
The Ce-nrt: Read it without any eOnV 
mivnL, That js the only thing in evidence, 
the exhibit. 

Q, Would you Object to that statement! A. 
To a part of it, 

Q. And what purlf A. Wber* it states Jesus 
died for the obedient on**. 



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149 



HA 



Jasr.jik f. Ja'uhz — For Pig. — Rcctosz 

Q, You WJ (hat y05L noticed thai for the first 
liinv in 1939, i* tint eorrpetl A. Correct. 

Q. Hon- krg have vim bwn mailing Ibe 
"Wnldi Toner," please? A. Hint* 1917. 

<J. And )uvt you bran mining Uin-t inside 
cover »iiwc that timer A, To us the Scripture* 
sp*ak clearly — 1 didn't rend thai. 

(J. Wlwa did you hnve 1hat drawn t* your at- 
(ration 7 A. Thnt war drawn (n my ntlentfon by 
myiMiir when I rend tbi>l at onn liine, 

(J, Ami van wore then & mibm-rllier f«r ifio 
"WVtrli T"«r-r" fni - Imw longf A- Hinre 1917. 

■:;. Ami [hut >k wi.i-.i nuuwd you to become 
nfftminl, rH, tlmt righlf A. Iiiwaim* — Vw, l»e- 
cu<i>p t( fltn'w nnt agree willi I bo Scriptures. 

Q. HnW ](in(; dill you iiAVt the opinion. : I lUL 
Ji'.-ius did nOl nil* f"f the obedient Hilts T A. 1 

vinn ajway* n{ the o|;iniiin Ihitl lie died for every 
man. lie puve ft ransom fur- .ill men. 

y. You believe tiuif he diitl as a ransom for 
Kutnn. Ibe Devil, and (hat In' had been Riven 
unolher clinimt A. I dn not. 

Q. )>u you believe that lie died a* a ritnAou 
fnr the persWOtoT* of tli* Lufd Jenuii tlbris-L and 
ItiocD Ihnl killed Himl A- I believe- lit did, 
u-ith one enccplinn, Judas. 

Q, Ami why d* you mok* Ihe exception eon. 
eerning JlKtaxt A. Because Jean* fcays lie is 
tlw mm nT [wnlilLnn. 

Q. 1x lheTC anybody tliat is pictured by Judua 
in nlint in llic dob of perdition class! A, Thoaa 
who follow— 

Mr. liruehhniiK™; I object to Hlit 
Tlia Court; The Ejection i" *u*tnined. 



Jottph T, Jwwlis—Fvr Ptf.—Iitcnut 

Mr. Covington: We. taken exception to 
'J,'.' ruling. 

Q. Do you except to any utile f dextrine that 
Ie taught ia iLi« '*"WaU;li To*er"t A. Do I 
take eii.:i'|.ilJ;jn to itt 

Q. Yea. A. 1 do. 

Q. Wluit olhej-itl A. Some oC tlie booki tliat 
hava been publinhnl ore n>n trndictor}' and eon- 
fliitdllfi. 

(J. Wliieht A. A booklet "Face Ilia FatlM" 
itAtea— 

Tha Court: He jiut Jiaktd ynu tlie 
nwme. 

A. "Fac« Tim Facta," 

Q, NastT A. It i* "Either Biehea or EbJt*. 
lion." 

q. And suit A, And "Watch Tawer" 1339 
or 1911, in the summer of that ytar. 

Q- Wliat tide "tt'steli Tow^r," aynd wnut eub- 
jwtt A, I vauld have to lecili it up to be sure. 

Q, What general auhjett did it relate toT A. 
I'm not eare, but I dilte totDeptioii to one pafa^ 

The Court ! Let ua hane the parBgrnpii 
if you. cur. remember it 

The Witnesa: In the paragraph it 
<1utca the evil serrant clans anil elective 
elder* etill teach Lhc err<m«ou* doctrine 
tliot the unrigliteoua dead wooJd be raJetod 
darkiR the tlioniaod yttt reign of ChtisL 

Q. Wiat about that ia enonooUKl A, Because 
if that 'were true, then notvdy would have an 
opportunity for eternal life during Chinl'a liing- 



/s«j)H 2\ i7at#oj— For Plfj—Rarvtt 

: T i;:ii, hecou5o Sutan woald be loose after the 
ih'jumiid year reign of Christ, and tin'; Bible *ej'e. 
lie and Ida Hosts viilj be destr^vetl ivilh fire tliat 
will cuine (ti>ui llcftvcn to Wnsame the:n. 

Q. And j'ou IkttVa tlien seen this leUer ]ie«, 
Uerendant* ' Exi libit G, liova you not! A. I 
iiave. 

Q. Did you over ha-vo anjtJiijig to do ndtl tie 
f ruin i ii.l; of tliat letter f A. Xothing. 

Q. Did you bare anything t* do with Hie dsa- 
cusiioo of tliat teltert A, Nothing. 

Q. liVlien did you liral see tlie lettert A. 
After I got it. 

Q, .When did you c^t iti A. I don't remem- 
ber. 

tj. What ycart A, 1 couldn't any because I 
du not remember when I pot it. I know 1 roi 
C1K hut I doo'l ki-.aw e^en the year, 

Q. V.Tio did Joa get it fromT A. 1 probably 
f^ji ii by siail, 

Q, From n"bomI A. From Kink, I b*tje*c, 

Q. And Mr. Fink is a friend of yours; is that 
right T A. He is. 

{J. AtlondJ tlie atudicaf A, He does. 

ifr. CoTingtoa: That it all 
(Witneaa eieused.) 



A'ffliJ^j-iHf Fink— For Plf<— Direct 

KATHERlXli FINK, raiding at 2S36— Nflrth, 
8l.at Street, Wajavratoea, >ViKionj"n, being doly 
a worn, te*tifted n* fol!&ws: 

Mr. Brucbliaunen: The plaintiff offers 
in evirtvniT cij|i]ea of a pniupblet entitled 
"The Infnl-niftttt" dated .lnn;uLry', 1H33, 
rjecember, 1333, .Inniimry, J939, May, 1339, 
Junr, ISSI, July. 1M9, AOFimt, 1939 Sep. 
leinbrr \N9, October, ll^f, Wcwmbtr, 
innn, and Doeemhtr-, mnn, a* one exhibit, 

Mr, Covington: We hn^e tk> obiraiion. 
But ive wnuld tike- to have tlierai mjirked 
repara1»ly. 

The Court; Jfnrk th^m as one csliibit. 
Yon arft gnirifr !o bftve tfio many exliihila. 

(12 pamnJitfttfl were rereiTrd and 
mnrV-nd Plain! iff'* KxEdliit ?.) 

Mr. nrnclihaufl?n ; T ondtrrticnd Hie de- 
fendant rnncedes thi riWemfclrtl publiKlir^ 
and cimlaled thosw 1 pamphlets. 

If r. CovinEton ; Amo«c:*t She companicB 
of Jchovnh's Semints and Cnnprrrjiat ions. 

The Conrii Yon published them but 
nmnncft jruur ou'n in«nbc-ni. 

Thft Witness: Tux, *ir. 

Tlie Toort: I ehnuld pny publijlietl imti 
eirculatnl them amongst your own mem- 
bers. 

Mr. Covington; Te*. 

Dtrcct examination Uf Mr. Frtr^B'ffWJifB: 

Q. Tou nrc the wife of Hftrv^v Fink who >m» 

testified in f]iia ca?e? A. I an. 

Q. Ar;d yon also hate been SC^uaintnJ witll 
Mr. And i'l-s. Movie for aometime? A. I nava. 



ItS 

Kotheriw- Fi::i— Tot Pltfs^-DirpGt 

Q. Do you recuii Jl'r. and lira. Moyle return- 
ing to Wisconsin in the year 1 933 J A I du- 

Q. Do you refill] ftbot:t *']iefi it «a in that 
yeiirT A, It wft^ in (h« fall of tlie year, 

Q. Di<5 they come to reside in WauwatoiuT 
A, Nn, (hey did not. 

(J. Where did tlity tike up their reF.ider.cef 
A. At my mother'* home out ih tlie country, 
nlxjiit fuur miles [rtim oiyr faonw in WmkaHltft 
CViirnty. 

Q. And i*".as there any liopponing; do you re. 
call n-mling any artielo.i in the "Watch Tower" 
about JI r. llovlet A. Ye* f I do. 

Q. The articles, for instance, I direct your al- 
lention lo in Ihr article fif October l, r )th entitlpil 
"liLforirtation." A. I do. 

{J, Du you rc-rall uny Imppcnine; with ref.pet'6 
t» flml artirk as for ns Mr, and Mrs. Moyle 
were conceninil A. 1 do. Tlie altitude of tbo 
whol^ Milwaukee — 

Mr. Covington: 1 move to strike it out 

beeaiiM it u not nwpomlva and calls for 

a conclusion and opinion on the part of 

lElC V. iil.l-n. 

Th^ CoiSfl; We h»*cn't even got nn 
unswer. Van may complete your answer. 

The WUmh: The vrboh> Slilwaukes 
ooiopany *rlcorneil 11 r, and Mrs, Hoy la 
up until the time the article came out 
and rJirft in when the different OUCH- in 
tlie Mi.wnukee eompnny began Lo treat 
Mr, and Hrt, Moylr as though thoy hnd 
leprosy. 

Tie Court; U*vo you eornrleifd your 
answer! 



146 
Kalhtriite Pints — Far Pttf.—Dirtct 

The Wifoeu: tet, air, 

Mr, Covington: We move- to itrike it 
out for the reason! staled, that it ie henr- 
6ny, i% on Opinion And Conclusion on the 
part of the witness and is immaterial ami 
irrelevanL 

Tl'.a Court : Tho objection ie overruled. 

The motion to atrike Out ie denied. 

Eieeption to fhe defendants, 

Q. And did you regularly attend the clasaea 
and meeting!* of Jehovah 1 * Witnesses in Mit- 
wQuhecT A. I did. 

Q. Was your mother a member cf Jehorah'* 
Wj Loesses 1 A. She WAfc 

Q, What is her name! A. Mrs. Newnuir_ 

Q. Ho^ r lon^ has the liocn a meubert A. 
Since about 1914. 

Q. What attitude did your mollier take altor 
Ibis artkle of October 15! h, U» fur a* Mr. nnd 
Mrs. Moyle Vrerc concerned T 

Mr, C^vinslon: I object to that On tho 
ground that it is immaterial ami irrele. 
T/ant ami calls far a fontlunion on tlie J*i"t 
of the -witncKB, 

The Court: Overruled, Exception to 
the defendant*, 

Q. WhaL is your unsvrvrt A. Moy T nnnwrrT 

The Court: Yes. 

The Witnes*: May I have the question 
njrainT 
The Court: Wliot attitnda did your 

mother take towards the May]o» After 
thca* artJelea appeared) 



IDfl 



151 



ir.2 



Knthrrm* Fintt—Fef PI f.— Direct 

The Witness: Mj- moth** took the *Hi- 

iu<I* just a» the rest (Bdi— 

The Court; Tell us what the attitude 
wan. Answer [he igivcalinn. 

Tfo» WltneM ! She took the sum* Alti- 
tude that th* rtit did, She thought they 
were pi-ople not to he AMsOfiftlstl with. 

Q. Were they then, Ihe Moylea, residinE; with 
jwsr motlutrT A, They were. 

Q, What did your mother dn h if Anylhins, 
abnut (heir raiding Iberol A. When aha be- 
tame auspicious of them*" 

Q, T^irl (h*y nnnlinue to reside there t A. For 
■ while thi'y did, 

Q, And then what hnpprn rd 1 A. Then when 
the ffmpevine lM'fiflfl to wort, ihen my rnothar 
ura* influenced to *ell hrr pin™. 

Q, And do yon know whether it e-Aino nhout 
M. i'i.il-Ii i\w ariirlr^t A, I helievf it rnirr""l It, 

Q, Thwi did the Mo?!** move ontf A, The? 
did. 

Q. How lone nfn-r October IJSUi did ttwj 
vnoftlf frorn year mother 1 * homof A. I don't 
remember if it was a monlh or *o After that, 

Q. Wait there *ome incident with a family 
named Prndhoramcl A, There was, 

Q. Whnf wan thalT 

Mr. CVrriaRtoTi; We object to that bo- 
eaoRe it is clearly irrelevant and iLnmA» 

terinl and calls fnr * conclusion and opin- 
ion cm the part of Iho fc"i mesa. 

The Court: Objection overruled. Ex- 
ception to th* defendants. 



KaiJitriiu Fink— For Plf.-^Drriet 

Q. Were theae Prudhommee, this Prtldhfltnnw 
family, mcmh*r* of Jehovah's Witnesses! A 
They were, 

Q. And for how long had they hc«a mrimil 

The ConrtT If yen knuw. 

A I don't remember, 

The Cottrt: Were they members for 
some yearn T 
The Witnena : Yes, sir, for many yMI*. 

(]- And in the Milmigke* *omp*Byt A Yea, 
sir, 

Q_ And what ftltitudft dirt they display 
towards itr. iloylel After this aHicl* " Infor- 
mation " of October 15th 1 

Mr. Covington: I have the sftrflfc objec- 
tion. 

The Court : That is the same queation. 
and you have tte name objection And th* 
same tilling. 

A, The rjtidhftionit** flffered Moyle a rwnnti- 
ful dinette set to ose an long a* they wished 
and u-hen all these articles );fpt on cmnin£ rtnt 
and the Prfldhofnmes, hepan to shun the Moyles, 
then, the Hoyles deetfled that perhapa they would 
want their dinette net back And returned it 

The Court; We are not iuteremed in 

the Movlea" attitude Inwards thia olhor 
family. We (if* interested in the attitude 
of that family toward* the lfo>'les. 

Q. Speak lotld i:: ti.i- tadies and genlknveti of 
tike jury can heal you. A The Frudhommes 



were very friendly toward! tlia Moylet 6td 
0iJeH;J a Hantifftl dtoottfl sut it/t the Jfoylea to 
uae bttu'iKC they hid no dinette a-et and ttieq 
after a viiile their attitude changed. 

The Court: They weren't friendly any 

innre, in liial what you want to t«U nal 

The Witnens: They wouldn't speak with 
[Ja-i ii at all. 

Q. And <lwl llmt ^>ntinUc (lemitnvnlly »rter 
the nrliele* canit outf A, it has, 

Q. And has there been any !eH*eniug of that 
attitude or diong£ in altitude on the part of the 
■H-tipla thst hftwe tihlioneil Jfr, JJoyl*! A, Pefi. 
Iiilely uott it Inns Erown woriie, 

Q, And you know n srent ninny of the pedple 
in the Mdwuukep company personally, do youl 
A. Vex, I do, 

Q. And oIjio |^or>le and anound the eaburhs 
of Miln'diikeeT A. I do. 

{(, J-'rii'niLs, forjiii/r frjcnil.-; df J,1 1. l!oj'U' and 

r-ltcndaii l* At :h<: v^iriijiu iiuvline^t A. I do. 

Q. And you find Kencrnlly thni they hnvt 
thunned — 

Mr. Cnivinj^hn; That ia l^afliinK- 
The Court: It Is leading. Tour ol>j«- 
lion before the tjueution is sustained. 

Q. Wlmt ran you my, if you have anyliiing 
elm! lo any, ahnut the altitude of U-i L »o ptonlel' 

~i\c. Qrri9pta&: I ohjMt to that. 
The Court: I tliink it ha* All hetn tea- 
tilted to. Objection sustained, 
ii r, jirut::i I moaeB : Mo further questions. 



103 

Kathtrint Fiflk—Fitr Plg,-^J?6tt 

Crass examination h\j Mr. Cont»jfe»: 
Q. lira. Fink, llmt i* pronounced frudhomtoet 

A. Ten, 
tj. How do you Bpell itt A J wouldn't Auow, 

Tlw Court: P-r-u-d-h-o-Si-in-fc 

Mr, Cnn'jrtitton: Vee, 

Q. Aikd liow IdTis 1«M yea known the Pmd- 
honUIKnl A Mrs, frudliemme I Itu^'e kno-wn 
sinee »hc Kan a »uiall eiiild. Mr. F rodlirjmnie I 
have known ever nince he entered the vooipany. 

Q. When was Hint! A. I don't recall. 

The Court: I* it some year*t 
The TiVitM**: Veft, air. 

Q. lU>w lonp have yon lieen A iii^ioher of the 
Milwaukee- nminany of Jfiiovnh's Wituea3ie*t A, 
Ever pince I urn a tkihL 

Q. Hid ym join in [he resolution, loo. hy tha 
Milwaukee coin f winy, (ilfldginp the loyally ftfl*r 
Mr. Movie read hi* Cl&lcmtntl A. Tea, sir. 

(J. Yon voted in favor of itt A. Vea > sir. 

Q, Amd did you helieve ill A. T^a, nir. 

Q. Were you in favor of it wImhi you voted I 
A. Yes, air. 

Q. At that tinwt A- Yei, air. 

Q. When was thutT A, 6onKlime in the fallt 
T i|o«'t romeniher. 

Tlw Court: Hpeak up. 
The Witness; Smnetisn* in tliat fall or 
laic fall, whenever it was. 

Q. And prior to tliat yoo, had junt as much 
knowlwlsft of the facts as you do nO*, do you 
noli A, I don't know what you refer to. 



154 

KalltfiiK Ftui— Far Plff.—C/ozt 

Q. At that time you IwuJ jual aa miuh fcoowl- 
udj^s; of I he facts as you do now, do you nolt A, 

1 Ht ill di.ij'l know what you are referring to, 

Tim Court: Tulkiup (haul tin torlro- 
Tnr»y or [lie letter of Mr. MnyJe And Mr, 
Jtullicrford, 

The W Liners : Yes, sir, I did. 

Q. Ami , .:r,-«t mme yolJ (O change yonr opiiiion 
as^inhl the MocietyT A We felt tl>Bt (lit RocLetj- 
Viiis ilLe channel of Ahnighty God nt that 1:;no 
iLiiil »c [liuught that the resolution stated whether 
ne warntilted to he faithful to tho ehannot of 
<Jwl, '.vhich vi'c Uioufiht vaH trie channel of God. 

Q, Tlifit was whit you thought at Uiat tinial 
A. I did. 

(J. 1* your inolher still One of Jeh4Vth.'» Wit- 
t.-->^1 A, riha is, 

Q. Who hroke away from tie MilwaokeO i-~: ■ i-i- 
paay afiH'r tlio lioyle eontroverffyf Name them. 
A. Our«clveit, 

The Court: Meaning you and your hai- 
hondT 

The Witness : Mr. and Mm. ILirseh, Mr. 
unil Mrs. Jacoha. 

Q. Anyime el«rT A. Not tliHt I recall, 

{J. Ho you attend iiibie studies regularly! A. 

We do. 

q. Ami llmt in tf* name one that your hufhand 
referred lu t is Ihnt cnrrcelf A. Milm'AUtee Hihle 
Ktudenta, 

Tiie Cotirt; Th* same on* (hat your 
hutbaad sttendsf 
Tli* Witii***: ^b, sir. 



1J5 
KatUfint Fwk— For Plf.—Crw 

(J. Most nil the Attendants are former members 
of the Milwaukee, iKNiL[siuLy of Jehofth's Witr 
ucsiieisJ A. They aia not, 

Q. A j-in-At nunsber of theoi are, are they not I 
A. A portion of them. 

Q. And tliey indudt tike group t'uit has broken 
away from the Milwaukee eompany that you have. 
named, is that rightf A. They do. 

Q. rnidiHULuncq g.tve the Moylen their only 
[iijiing room set in their own housol A. Tboy 
did. 

<$. Took it ont of their hcmaeT A They 
■»-i:ri!L p : uaing iL 

The Court: That is not tho quoatiou. 
They took it out of their houcoT 1'U'aao 
■SjlWtr til* o,ueutjona and we will get along 
quickly. 

Q, I show you Defeudnnta' Exhibit ii And Ask 
you. if you Jiayb ever w^n thaL A. I have, 

Q, When did you liraL ice iLf A. I acted aa 
Mr. Fink's teifetary, auid typed it. 

Q. And did you stay in hi* office all day! A 
I did- 

Q. YoU walked in the office with him I A. I do, 

(;. And during that tiino Mr. Moyto Vraa there, 
a-OH In: notf A. He was, 

Q, And how long was Mr. Moylo id Ui* ofllc^t 
A. All day long. 

(£. And for whal period of tine, how many 
months 1 A, 1 wooJiin't remember that. 

Q, JJid you over tint Hut printed — When did 
you first sea tho printed letter tiiAt i* before yon, 
not tlu typewritten leittert A. When it ccint 
back from '.h* priaters. 



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Afotthtw A. Hawle.1 1 — A'jromtnJiiion 
Bi/of* Trisi 

Q. When wan that! A I don't recalt, 

(J. Wlmt printer did tie jobt A, I would hjivu 

lo look flint up. I don't recall, 
(J, Do you Itf-ve any Utt of which printer you 

usually usedf A. We b~-4 i^ur aLatiunery printed 

ut different platen, 1 woiiidu'l remember unless 

1 looked ■! up. 

Q. What places did you (Wually have your 
stationery printed atl 

The L'HJiirt; 1 think v.-,- hive * i.m ng ! i ujl 
that. Sl-e said she does mot know where 
it was printed and you luliVo asked her- hut 
bund about it. 
ilr. Covington; "Slut it ill. 

(Witness excused. } 

Mr. brushlm-usea j 1 would [ilea to At 
lid* time read the deposition of the de- 
fendant, Matthew A. Howlelt. 

(Ilr. liruehhaUsen rwdi as follows;) 

"hatthkw a uowmrr, named «* *iLu- 

eohu h A. Hewlett as * defendant in this action, 
having been July sworn, teafjlied wt follows; 

"liirtel examination by ilr* lirucMiauittr: 

*'(J. Where do you reside! A. 124 Columbia 
JJeiglila, Brooklyn, N. Y. 

"Q. And yott resided there how longr A, 
About twenty-five years, off and on, 

"y. Ware you an ofiieer of either of tlie two 
defendant corporations in 103!* I A. I wan net 

"y. Were you a director! A, I was not 



Iforl/ieu 1 J, /jfoufclf— Ezominalioit 
Before Trial 

"Q. What it your occupation! A. J Oat a mem- 
ber of ibo family. 

"Q, Do any apecial work Sherd A, Juat my 
awn pariiealarly aiaigned job out in the field 
|SAi-(.LCrittuc|j% 

'*Q, What do you do in the field! A, HoU*e 
Id i.Otsu work, Jiiteting with the different pub- 
liaiier*, puhlishing the message of the Kingdom." 

Mr. Eruchhnuten: I think at this time 
w« might define "pubUer*," Will you 

tell as wliat "publisher" ial 

ilr. Uuviiigioa: A publisher in, one who 
preaches the Uospei of (iod's hlingdom and 
goes from hoyae. U> house or otherwise, 

preaches publicly, 

Jlr, Bruchhausen : And they diatribnta 

pamphlet* J 

Ilr, Covington : Ycb, and who use pam- 
pJalrLa aad pbonogf aphu and oilier gediuina 
of roitLULumcatiun, radiu, ton, 

ilr. UrucbhauaenL 1 will continue read' 
ir.S. 

"Q. Did you lake part in otgaiiiiLdtf or COn- 
ductLiijjj !n*etiaca of the Witneuaeal A Did I mX 
that tuuef 

*'Q. At that time! A Somewhat, yet, 

"(J. What part »u» tbatt A, It wa* merely 
tha conducting of the ordinary field activities and 
pnbliahing- tua Uicuajje of the Kingdom. 

"(J. What docs the organization in t)w? field 
con»u)t of 1 A. The various jjroapj of Jehovah *■ 
Witnemece who vipmi Utcdr de&ir^ to have julU 
vjdual participation iu the pubiikbinx; of Lbe 
Kingdom mftWaga. 



iiatlhew A. ScnzUtt — Examination 
Before Trial 

"Q. Do you have regional directors or leaders! 
A N'ot no*. 
"Q, Did you then! A, At that tiro*, yea, 

"Q. ^liat nit lliat orioipriiid off A Merely 
coordinating tlie oe'.ivltle* uf Ihe diiTersnt gronpi 
and eonveyinf the infoniwUOD rw:«iJvtd fiuji 

iiffjf/.'ljT. 

"Lj. How many regiona were ihen-, *«t op in 
19391 /*- Oifhaad I ci'Uld not tell you. 

"Q, Apiiroiisnatidj'i A. 120 something hnt I 
couldn't (dl you, I am only gucusiug. 

" i^. More tuna (MC in &. ttaut A No. There 
wasn't or,e is a atati;. 

"Q. Was lucre any in Wiasoaiinf A, Wuv 
toaitiu was part of a region. 

"Q. What did that region OOUlCt oft A. I 
:J-:i aot know, 

"Q, More tlian one atatel A. I couldn't tell 
yi.ij in that ]jiirtieolar cane. 

*"Q. Did you have headquarters or offices is 
the field T A. I don't think I quite understand 
that (incsliOA, 

"Q. Lid you have a place — a regular place, 
where meeting were held in the fieldt A. Each 
particuSar gmup at Jehovah 'a IVitneaaei ia re- 
ipumiliie for obtaining a hall or place to meet, 

"Q, Pid yon have a regular )il»w Of only 
rented wlurn yon have a meeting f A Iu tOBit 
instance" it Might Imve been rented foil time of 
just for a nRtlinjt- 

" ti. Wha tJi'ki.-" CJirr of the renting of thoaa 
placest A. The individual group, 

"Q. M'Jio pays thcml A They do. 

"Q. Frem their own funds f A Yes air. 



159 

ilaithew A. Svwifit—E^S'itittatum 
Before Trial 

"Q, Were you in the field in the tall of lW3t 

A. Part af the fall, yea. 

"Q, In Wiscouflinf A, Yfts. 

"Q, "When did you arrive in Wia*onjin in the 
fall of 10301 A. ikplenaber ^th, 

"{$. Whcr^r A. MilwBwktt. 

"(J. Aj.d did yttu conduct » meeting nr mret- 
ingn there 1 A, ^ i--. 

"Q. Wire ihey callvd at jamj suggestion! A, 
Si'oj. at lilt jiUKgiifltion of the aocieSy. 

"Q, Wlio, in the mjcjetyf A The service desk 
that hi authoriu.'d to no call jjuch a meeting, 

"Q. Who Tibs in charge of tlie ttrvice desk! 
A 1 believe it «v T- X Sullivan at that lime, 

"Q. I'rior to. your halving for lliiwaukee did 
you tisceive infonnation Of iontroctiona that a 
meeting would be held in Milwaukee f A. Tes, 

"Q, And was tlie date fowl before yon leflt 
A. The dale for the meeting — I untkmtnnd it 
was, yes. 

'•q. Was that a tpveial meeliagl A. It ¥a* 
called for a purpose, yea. 

"t>, What win iSiat purpoiel A It was for 
the purpoji* of conveying some very dchnite in- 
formation, 

"Q. What inforrualioal A The in/otTnatioii 
relative to tlie activities of individuals in and 
around lliiwaukee and to cotuiaunieale iafomut- 
tion eonlaineil in 'Intonnaiion', 

*'Q. Where Was tlie meeting held in M dpranie* 
so Scpii'«il*r ^ 133&1 A- The name of tht audi- 
toriaui I don't remember. 

•*y_ Who presided f A. I presided, 

"Li It there any leader in that section who 



ia 

Maltine A. fffiirlell— Eiami»aJ!io» 

Bifert Trial 

B^nisleil y«u> A. No. 1 refiived no asaislancQ 
fruiiL anyone in Uilwuufcw, it wu-;ii't ne+OKsery. 

"fj|. Jn whai way wms the im'i'lijig ealleLl ami 
latnwIedKt ^iveo to the participant!) in it that it 
wac hriiiK ndled 1 A. It U eiuitoiiinry when MMt- 
in«s or that uatun ere to lie he!. I tiiat infonna- 
1ion Khoulil conic from the properly debijrnatcd 
ilf)iiifli«i>nt at 117 Adams Sired Iu an Ifidrvulnal 
in the pajtrtirtliar viiotpany calleil a rninpnny ser- 
vuiiL and 'n' in turn vt-ikl iiiitify all tiia*Q who arc 
iiJt-K'Hlt-iL In Ihlw ruop inriirnwlMm vur ;;:-.;■ r 
by I he com [uliii .n-nnni t<* Ulum' in llilwnukee 
niiii iLiMiiiiid Milwiinkce to ntlmd a meeting to 
hi' hi'lil .Sillidny, Se|Hf|llSMT ill!:. 

"Q. And who at 117 Adam* direct had that ia 
cburstf A. That wuiihl lie tho m'rvice Hli'nk. 

"q. Who was in fanrfrc of 11"' www de«kl 
A, I iili , i';uly lueiilioiuil — Mr. NulJiviui. 

"Q, Who wjui the sen-ant in XilwaulOHl A. 
At HuLt time hie name was l^Hison, 

"(J. Van Ihix an eveniug Tiicetingf A, I>"«, it 
uah mi iLl'teninun iiir-el i n j;. 

"i;. tVluit wns the praciiec of ill* servant in 
MilwnlnW in railing 'lie ineetins^liow was it 
,. M ll t j — irmil, tkiKnry, howl A. I ]irc*uiiin ha 
u'oulil em- any of the hirjil cohiuiunicatinns tluit 
he hail litue for— 3T he had 1inur I imapino ha 
would wtitd— oo specific ileaiu, 

"Q, ITom' many wore in allcndnnno at that 
meeting I A.. I'roliaoly around 300, to t)i« liesl 
Hsf my jneiiiuTj". 

"Q. Were minutai kept of the meeting! A 
No. 

"<J, Wbo wai oa the platform besids yoar- 
selfl A No Una 



l&l 

Jlattiew A. nav:!elt—Emm.iiiatiowL 
Before Trial 

"Q. And what waa done hy yon at that meet- 
ing, A- I addreaaed the gathering and gave 
Uicm info rioatioa relative to the activities that 
were being carried on in that area and thcu [ 
read them tlie information thai imd heea given 
to me to convey to the meeting at llilwaukc* 
and I read the Information, 

"Q. Yon mean the article entitled ' Informa- 
tion 't A, That !» true, yes. 

"Q, Did yoo read any tiling else! A Xo„ I 
tpolte, I didn't read anything clue titoept tha 
aoriptai*, 

"Q, When did the article 'Information' first 
coma to your nUc-nlioal A I was invited to at- 
tend a meeting Hint wa« called— not a hoard 
meeting hut n meeting of different members of 
the board and I was asked to ho present at 
that meeting. 

"Q- Wa* Air. Van Amhurgh prcetsntt A At 
that one 1 believe he waa. 

"<J. Had yon heard anything of Mr. Moyie 
haviag written the letter of July 21, 1333 prior 
to this Heetlog you referred to of September 
2lst1 A. Ye*, I -V.-U* 4ip[uaiii1e<l with tlie Fact 
upon my return to Brooklyn. 

"Q. Wlien did you firat learn of that letter J 
A. I learned of his hating written tnat letter the 
tod of August, 

"Q. In what way did you learn of itt A. I 
waa informed by Judge Rutherford. 

"Q. Had you heard of any complaint against 
Mr. Moyle prior to that timel A No, not UnLl 
I returned to Brooklyn. 

"<i. Yon had occasion to talk to Judge Rath- 



102 

Ifttftltew A, HwUtt—EsciHintitiott 
Before Twi 

erford frequently, didn't youl A, Prior to that 
lima I 

"Q. Yea. A, No, only very occasionally would 
wa communicate from the field- 

"Q. Worn yon present at tli« Madison Squire 
Pardee meeting in Juno, 19391 A, I *'*« not, 

"Q. AVer* you present in the >[ugL»tiatcl 
Court wIiltj Oiu [Xiraona engaged in tint meeting 
were being tried I A. I *»i not, 

"Q, Do you know of anyone in the organiza. 
lion wli* hit present at the Magistrates Court 
trial f A. I know o[ the** who were an trial — 
Mr. Broth and Mr. Orcll, and Mr, Moyle. 

"Q. Kno* anyone else there T A. I couldn't 
swear, no. 

"Q- Do yon know of any time- tv]u L n In> ex- 
pressed any di*><aUafaetion with Mr. Maj]c us 
an individual or ns » lawyer 1 A- Yea. The 
cft-wi of Action wai expressed in the meeting 
held on Autfunt 8th. 

"Q, Were you present at that meeting! A. 
Ho told me of it, 

"Q, At any other time did Judge Rn the rford 
or anyone els* in the organization express 4I»- 
aathifaction with Mr, M<sy]* either as an individ- 
ual or ni on attorney I A. Net !o My knowledge. 

"Q. Ydu wtr« friendly with Mr, Mo?]*, 
weren't youl A. I wan persOBally friendly with 
him— never had one 1 ward or altercation with 
him. 

"Q, In elher -words there *** no information 
convoyed Eo you prior to August, 1939 or dis- 
aaiiififtioiL witii Mr, Movie either individually 
or as a lawyer 1 A, I don't think any informa- 
tion ill conveyed to Mr. Moyle as to tbwt 



103 

MalOrCNi A. ffwiefl— £vr#«ni>w(i#» 
Jitr/crs Trial 

"Q, There »n n» informplien eanvoynd to 
you prior to August, 1939 of did<ati»fnc<ir.,ii with 
Mr, Meyk rillic-r individually or us u lawyer t 
A. I don't — no air, not to my knowledge. 

"Q. You knew that Sir. Moyle was chief coun- 
sel of the organization during the yean from 
1S.T5 1* IffiBI, didn't youl A. No. 1 know lis woa 
xjirfinl coihihcI— lie w-BJin't chivf cijuni-el— Judge 
Iliiihrrfcird was that. 

"Q. Wore there any oiher lawyers in Ihe 
ortfluiisidtiurt during I)ik1 period noting for thrnil 
A, Oli yen, in other [dare*, yes. 

"Q, >*"i>no in Nh'w York Hl»trf A. T linn't 
knnu-, 

"Q. None attached to heailqunrtersl A, Nn. 

"Q. And nil of the lepil Iraftiaow nf 1he or- 
ejnklfci^tlMri wro« lifnttflftpd (Venn heml-i muter*-, wait 
it jT.n1 T A. I wouldn't kunW Hint— T W(lnn"| in 
the kgnl department, I don't know. 

"<;•. So that there wan. no diwatief action ex- 
pri'n??d hy ,liu]fti> RnHiet-fard or a-iy^rm in -.lif 
"rjconiEatpfin tlint yn^q Uno^ *if frnrtfi lfjlfl 1o 
tktoher t l§3t) obont on altorney ndins r«r 1ho 
or^anizntioo or anyone in it other than Mr. 
Hoyjet A, IVhoJl tilne did y#a «ayt 

"(J. 1918 to 1MJH A, T ilftn'l know. 

"Q. Anything that yon knowl A. Not to my 
knovledpc, 

"Q. Hid vim di^ix* tfuH nrttfle irith anyone I 
A, T prr&iuive Clint 1 pjirtiriTifltisl in n rtody in. 
tin* fii'Ht nrtide oT [lie Wnli'li Poncr, >t». 

"Q, What utinlt ilid you vnaki? of tlie artifh' 
'Sim res 'T A. y*tliinK "Old of the nnlinarr, 
nothing niure Ihnn the first artirSe— it »m no 
i.:cn: iiupuHASt 



164 

ifaithetu A. Hovilett — i'lcminaJton 
Btfort Trial 

'*Q. You atftyiid tltr* at dinner qriito rejru- 
lariyT A. All tha tiine 1 ra at JJc'.htl, yen, 

"Q. lto't it cuutom&ry to diseuoi noattera at- 
f«lipg Jeluvah 1 ) Wi|ne««» *t tlvo** JH(*t» Jo 1 
A. What art you, Hiking about— breakfast, din- 
ner m suppftrl 

"Q. Didn't it excite youl A All of them ex- 
cite my interest. 

"Q. Weren't yon interested in findiflp; out 
ahorjt it! A. Not particularly. 

*'Q, You didn't ti ipml A. 1 ciLdfi't tup. -A to. 

"Q, IMerring back to tliiu atilmuittH niwtinj; 
— did you read n-t tl?»t mcetina; n Ittlor tt\>m 
Judge liutliorfonll A. I read a Lttimr at lint 
meeting apjiointing nie icniporarrly to the posi- 
tion of zone nervarit and relieving an indiTidual, 
II. II. Fink, temporarily, but there was no refer, 
fi-.i-t: to Mo-ylo in that toniLuunLtation. 

*'(}, Did y«u atttnd a meeting in Kenoaliat" 

Mr, Druchhuusen ; 1 think utc can agree 
that that is in Wisconsin. 
Mr. Covington; Yea. 

"A, I dun'l just rememlscr tlio (owns I went 
to that time — (litre wens nercral places around 
Milwaukee 1 attended, yc*, but whether Kenoniia 
wan one, 1 don't just ren:emJier, 

"■Q. Were tliere other meetinga around Alii- 
waiikec tl.it were specially called! A. Yi-n. 

"(J, And they were called for the tama pur- 
pose ax thin Milwaukee meeiingl A- In each 
zone when n zone servant fuSfillK his duty the 
individual companies in that zone are merely 
infitriii'ieil tliat the zone uervant will call. UittflUy 
the xoue ten-unt liiijjaelf jjfonfl* tlie conlpaEuei 



VB 

Siatihau A. ffssriett — Examination 
Befire Tryd 

— initean] of informing them I went there tlicy 
were not inforuiinL 

"Q. It was a Rpatiagf ealleil Dueling waj-n't 
itl A, No-, it was in the rcpidar rouree of tli* 
responwhiiity of the zona servant— -they were not 
sperinlly cftll+d any more tlinn any ctlier zone, 

''(J. Tho ineeling would not have heen <-alled if 
you weren't llicrsl A. The meeting* anc qmt 
ralleii unlc** thay have «nuie reason ti* arrange 
some npreifie wrviee activity, 

"Q. They are reftl!y a" *]iecial mrelinz^* A, 
From that angle, ye*. All have a upreio] pur- 
poK*.neld itervire. 

"Q. Would ynu i-ny y'o« rallwl a ineelina: in 
Kenonhal A, T won't nwcflr to it now hut tha 
nniiir if. familiar. 

"Q. Do you reeatl a, nieetinK in OaIiIimiIi I'* 

Mr, rlruchliniuien : That ia in Winron- 

Mr. Cnringtim : Yet 

The Court; Tt i« in Winenmdn. 
(SI if. l!ruchhau*en enntinned reading aa 
ff>llowa :) 

"A. T do bteaUHe thai wan the northern point 
of my (rip, 

"Q. Ifow inony pf[>|i!e were nt the Kennitha 
l-iifi'linfiT A. T ctnlldnt tell you. 

"Q. More than 1901 A. I wnnhl not ray— I 
wind 1 1 not lie ahle to tell you Ihftt, it wasn't a 
lat-^e liiei-tins. 

"Q. IIc,ta' nuiny at <Vhfcn*ht A, I wj«il(l not 
he able to tell y*U 1 hat— none were lnr^e ntret- 
ingn. 

"Q. Did you at those two meetings in fi>Ho*ha 
and Otilikoth caJr^y on in thu same (aahioa U 



160 

IfatlAfBj J. Hoiflett — Examination 
Biftrt Triai 

Mitwaukrc an far an ilia information you con- 
voyed to those meeting wax aoofemedl A, I 
did 

"Q. Did you have a meeting at Deloit. A, I 
believe I did. 

"Q. At Csic«ge 1 A. Tea, I did. 

"Q. Waukegtnt A. That's right. 

*'Q. And. tlie same proeednna was followed As 
at the Milwaukee meetingl A. Yen, that is true- 

"Q, Are there any other iieid men wh" did 
somewhat the tatna wm™ as you didf A. At 
tluit ;in ■.-.! 

"Q, Yep. A, Probablj ISO of us. 

"Q, It ifl poanihle thot all of thnso liftd racn 
were nimjlarly instruetedt A, I would not even 
dan- nay— i" in. poH*iltl<> — pnflsihle or probalite, 

''Q. PonHJhlol A, That I wuiilrl not l>o able to 
unftwer — loU of thing! are ponHihre. 

" l (J. Were your espeime* paid for your Iripst 
A. My exrienneit 

"t). Yes, A Railroad enpsnjeat 

"Q. Yes, A Oh yes. 

"Q. You ksow Bonnie Boyd, dont youl A. I 
i\tt, f|0ite M-elL 

"Q. She resided at Bethel prior to her mar- 
nagel A. Yea, 

"Q. And ahe Mil linked to reside them after 
her marriage 1 A. She certnirdy did. 

"Q. Othr-T than the nartien invnlvtd, if the 
JddKe bad a siltialinn r>e-forc him similar to this 
one of Bonnie Boyd marryins MHSeone and want- 
ing to conrinne living the^ he cnnld permit tln'in 
to live there repardtess of the rul* within his 
discretion without asking anyone else's ocqui- 
essence to itl A, That'* rather t, highly tseh- 



1CT 

ifftltkcw A. Hewlett — Examination 
Bifm Trial 

meal fjueation or etatement, No Bethel rule ia 
niaje witliout consultation on the part of the in- 
dividual and the president — I would mot know 
how to answer. 

"Q. Witli r*ap*et to (hat role Judjra Ruther- 
ford lied tin: right to oett A. If it were a hard, 
ftut nde, be would have the right to exercise his 
executive privilege, yes, 

"Q. Without the atquiescenee of anyone,! A 
Aa in the ease of most rudea, yea, 

**Q, Sf> J» wotUd not liave to confer with any- 
one other than th« p»rt*e*T A According to the 
modes at Bethel, he would, wa didn't do business 
that w»y, 

"Q, He has the tight— I will ask you this. 
Did tho Prmidcn!., who wan Jud ?a Rutfierford at 
tho lime in 1'iSf), have full power to act on Bonnie 
Boyd'a easel A. The president bod full power 
given him by the board of directors to act en 
any case that concerned the welfare of the Bethel 
Home, at the factory, at the publishing house at 
117 Adams Street^-a* an eieeutiTB pretident, 
ye»," 

The Court: We will take our morning 
recess; how, Do not disease tli4 ease 
amongst yourselves, 

(Short rcciiss taken.) 



Hifi 



163 



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Ptttr 0. ifo'jla—FeT Plf.— i>ir«l 

1'ETRIE 0, ItOYLE, 136 Fuhon Street, 

Brooklyn, Xcw York, called as a witness in bc- 
hulf of the plaintiff, being first duly sworn, teati- 
Ikd us follow*: 

Wirtcf trawii«n(j#» uj .lfr, JrucWiaitsoi : 

Q, What is first occupation T A. I work in n.n 
oJTit-e, personnel ar employment office of a largo 
eu:ii|iany in lirookiyo. 

Q, Vnu are 4 native of Wisconsin, ere yen notl 
A, Yen, 

Q, You pre Ita ui of the plaintiff, Oiin 
Moylef A. That in right 

Q. Did you crone on from Wiaeoiuin in 1D35 
wijh your father anil mother! A. That ie rijrhl, 
(J. And lout u[* your residence in Bethel nl 
124 Colombia Height*! A. Yes. 

Q. Wlmt duti^ Ai.il you perforin wliilr you 
wrrr lie ret A, Well, T wflrfccd For a while in Use 
enfi'ltrjii, and then iinltrttjIlrlHly I worked m a. 
linotype operator in the fai'lnr;,, 
(J, And J'uu riTidftl nt ltrilrcll A. Yea, 
y. 1 slmm- vnii a |)h<rtaj(Tftp3i and a*k yirt 
whether tfcnl i« 9 pirlnm of IHW (bendinir. to 
Kilutw,), A. Yets that in, 

Jlr, nrnf Njimuh-ii: 1 offer it in evidence, 
>fj*, ( Winj^ton : No iilijcrli™. 
The Court: flow in il material! 
Mr, Urunhhaoaem Jus I am a matter of 
d**cri]ition<. 

The Court: A* long as there i* no oli- 
jtclk'-n — 

(Tho photograph referred to w re- 
ceived in evidence ami ma*kod I'lainlilT'* 
Exhibit 90 



P«r>r 0, Sfeglt—Ftf Plfj—Difttt 

Q. Yon any that yon. were employed ia the 
printing plant? A. Yen. 

Q, At t IT Adam* Street! A. The* ia right 

Q, In tliot n very targe huitdinjrl A. Eight 
atorie*. 

Q, And nil nwnpicd by tlia Watch Tower or- 
gnpisirtiont A, Tw, 

Q. AIL ttjVtlppttl with printinfi nwninery for 
the variotLH publication*! A, Ye*. 

Q. Do yon recall an incident conceminjr one 
Rimer Woewrl A. Why, ye*. 

Q, V "■!■:. ia lief A. Ha wilh a memher of tl* 
Ifclliel Family, 

Q, Hid lie Imvf ft nwmi in Ttetlifl witlt ont- of 
>fr. TtuttorfonlV lwc^(;1nT^c^ Mr, Kfilert A. 
That ix riiflit 

Q. Do ynn rettill an inrident there in Wi»H*- 
Unn «i1h >Tr, Wiijfnert 

\!r. C'nvtnjrtnn: Ynnr Tfitnrtr. we Itjnlt 
Lhut that in immaterial nml irrftr-vant. 

Tbr Court: T think we ohkIiI (n oh!( nne 
1 1 in 'Hi ion 11 r m t : When, 

Q, Wliitn Tvnn HI A. IVry niiortly nftr-r T fimt 
l-hiik! lli'Tf 1 . I w»u)i| "ay within tlie Arxt six 
inontliH. 

Tlw 1 t'nurt i OhjWlinn MWtiTlfd. 

Jfr. Itrticliliauden r Tnur Mfinor, tha* hin 
N-Mir.||iinjr ifl nlo with tlift aolii'ili^ at 
lti»tl?fi uliirli are mentioned in llif leller 
of July 21 h|— 

Tt» t'onrtj Tliie is in 1895) ft* I under- 
"land it, 

Jlr. liruciihausiirt t Yes, but— 



Peit* 0, ilajflt—For Ptff^IHrtet 

Th« Coufl; Oliiwtitm sostni^ed. 
M r. firucMinu£f o. : 1 except. 
Til* Cour!: Certainly. 

Q. 13o you rrc-ji]] any other oecaaion or ooca- 
■ iuiM aliout ntlendinj^ parlies there in Brthelt 
A. Sui t:i lictlicl, hut partiei outiida wliere 
lietlielitea attended. 

y. AH the luL-iiiixTn uf the Qetliol Family! A. 
N«t esi'lusiieiy, no. 

Q. Were there many of those par ticE-l A. , 
Quite u ftw. 

(j. And il* Lli|u<>? ihtv^i: on those ociflbioaal 

Jlr. ChsvJ nj;toh : Yonir Hojior, thai would 
be immntrrinL 

The Caurt: OhjectloB nuHtained, be. 
cauac I do not [hiiik this \x r", Lflaterial te 
tlie ixKue at 11.::-, time. It may bo uintrria] 
Inter on if thr-re- is Jiomc eonlriiver*y raised 
alimkl the Ictttr that II r. 31o>'Je wrote. 

II r. Urudjluiustni I will rvwrw. it (hen. 

The Court; for your information, I am 
fcAnff in hold in this ca>e that Ike lett*T 
of Jlr. Mftyle's. the deterjiiarit moat prove 
Hint it vraj puVili»-hed nr-d thpt it mom not 
lirii'ili^cci before the truth or the lalsity 
of the l&eub ia involved, 

Mr Covingten • I did not qnlte under- 
!■■: n -ill it 

The Coo rt: The Biennarnirli*F will read 
U. 

(Tlie slatrmcnl of Hie- Owt *M re- 
jieJiled by tbu reporter.! 

ilr, Coviajrton: We tali* eifeeption lo 
ii.-i i:,n:-..>ii'.i of law, and hold-' 



IV I 



Ptitr 0. 1/oflfc— Fvf Plg^Eirett 

Tlie Court; Yoa have your exception 
which, protect* your record, 

Q. Do yon rteall when year father and your 
moHifr and yourself left itetiieil A Yf*. 

y. And woe ti;i;L edido time in August, Vj$>l 
A. That ie right 

Q. Uo you remrmher the date in August T A. 
No, I ciuidot remember the exact date. It was 
on a Tuesday. 

Q, lUd yon, up to that time of your Ic-avinj;, 
ever aeen Ibils ittter tljat your father wrote T 
A. No, S hadn't 

Q. Wljcn did you firat hear the contents of the 
letter t A, 1 dDu't riM'sili, I |HWM it waa soma 
time after it wan delivered — 

The Court; If you do nut rccflJl, you do 
not recall. We eaaoot gUL-aa. 
Tlie Witness I I don't reealL 

Q. Do you recall Ijcing at dinner or luncheon 
on the day tliat you left UetlielT A, Yes. 

Q, Did anytliiujr amppcit tlie re ahout the letter I 
A. Yes, tiie letler waa rend before tl<« entire 
J'ejiiily. 

il. W'iio read it! A. J[r. KeU«. 

Q. He waa one of the secretaries of air, 
IlutherfordT A. That ia riffhL 

Q. And Hr, Uatherford was present t A. Yts. 

Q, Did yon leave bethel that same day! A. 
Yea, in tin* Afternoon. 

Mr BniL-hhuimfn; That u ali 



172 

Psttr O. Moyle^-Far Plff.— Crust 

Crorr-cfaNtJituij'iw hi, ilr. Covington: 

(Handing document to witnesaj 

Q. Will yun please look at Lint document jou 
hold in your hand nnd tell tlie jury what it is, 
A, it is u letter I wrote to Judge Rutherford, 

(j. What ii Ihe date of ill A 1 don't remem- 
bef Uie date, 

Q. WJist date doca it Enow! A. There is no 
date on here, 

liy the Court: 

Q. Wluit "WateJi Tower" is it! A. It is in 
tlie Deteuiber Ij, liXSi "Watch Tower.'* 

liy Jir. Uovington: 

{J. la that tlie letter that you wrote Judge 
Itulherfonj I A. It ia a copy of iL 

il r. Covington : I would ii*.e to have it 
marked, inlrodueod- 
ilr. llrudilauuacn ; No ohjeclion, 

(The pajMix referred io »■« received in 

evidence and marked Defendants* Kihitiit 
J.) 

Mr. Cyvi»jjton; 1 will read it to the 
jury, 

(Mr, Covington reads Defendants' El- 
inor! J to the jury.) 

Q, What concern do yoQ *ay you worked for) 

A. 1 did not name it 

y, Naiiie it, please. A, E. W. Et»*» Company, 
Q. tVhera ia tluil located 1 A. in Brooklyn, 
y. Wllot ii the address ia Bronklyol A, 03rd 

Str*et and Second Avenua. 



ITS 
Peter 0. Maglt—Fsr Fl$r-Ctott 

Q, What corl of hu*i:it*a ia ii, pieavEf A, 

They maaufactare large machinery. 
Q. Wltat type of mftclunerj'1 

The Court; Everybody knows theni, 
1 think you are going to run into a little 
diOVjully. They do war work lo a great 
extent. 

Q, Do yOi luive any eonneetion with Dawn, 
lucorporaledl A. No — wliat do you mean by 
"eounefttioti'' 1 ) 

Q, Have you ever heen euiployed with tlie 

DawnT A, No, 1 lm.ven'1, 

Q. Have you ever oeled Us a linotype operator 
for the DawnT A, Not as jui entployee of Ilieira, 

Cj. Have you ever operated a linotype at Dawn, 
Incorporated I jV Yes, 

(J. Have you ever bet up the Lithuanian DawnT 
A. Ye*. 

Q. Naw, whom did you do that fort A. II r. 
Muaicnn. 

Q, Wlio i" hel A. He ia tlie traniilatpr. 

Q, Did yon do that for the Dawn, Incorpo- 
rated T A, No. 

Q. WJio La Muaicunt Wliat ie hi* connection 
with the DawnT A. I don't know hiu connection. 

liy the Court ; 

Q. Who paid you! A- Mr, ilusjcan. 

By Mr. Covington: 

<J. Does he have any cdonectioa with the Dawn! 
A. He mu»L 

Q, How lone have you known himl A. I hovi 
knonTi liiuL since ahout 1936 or 1937, maybe 
earlier- 



174 



175 



m 



PHitr 0- Hoi/te—For Fi&>— Craft 

Q. I show you here Defendants' tjciibit G 
{handing u> wiMj*iB), aid ait if yon hire ever 
*een thai, A. Ym. 

Q. Where! A. In Milwaukee, in WaawaloM- 

Q. And when did you toe ihslT A, I sin Dot 
sure whether 1 saw that in Wanwatosa or niter 
I titrte buck. 

Q. Attar you coma back, to Brooklyn, you 
meiut A. Yes, 

Q. D.d yon bring any of them back with you 
10 Brooklynf A Ho. 

Q- If you pw it after you cnnie back to Brook- 
lyn, where would you *«* itt A, It might Lave 
been mailed to me. 

Q. I5y whom! A. By my father. 

13 j tho Court: 

Q. Are you Jsure, or don't yon know! A. No, 
I don't know, 

By Mr, Covington ; 

Q. lliivc jure fvtt mailed this document hero 
to anyone ( i:id imtio^ ) ! A_ I douht if I mailed 1 
tj.it partieulnr one 

Q. Did yen ird.il en* like itt A. Tatre were 
two documents, I n>ay have mailed one or both 
to one party. 

Q. "Whom! A. To Mr. Ifen^y Sfcriay. 

Q. Who in 1ml A. He in * member ol Jeho- 
vab's Witnesses. 

Q. Where doe* he reaitlet A On Norman 
Avenue in Brooklyn. 

Q. When did you do thuli A That was after 
I had separated from the Astoria cvtopaoy of 
Jehovah'* Witness**. 

Q. lloW long did you «et up tie Lithuanian 
Dawn! 



Fetcf 0, Uoyte—For Ptg.—Ciw 

Tilt. IliudiluauMrn; I object to that. 

Tbp Court ; Objection sustained, 

Mr. Covington: Yonr Honor, I wna go- 
ing to show tlie length of time that he ni 
Km ployed. 

Tlie Court: Objection suatained. 

Mr. CoTinjjton.: TY* except 

Q. What other document did yon mail to thij 
gentleman T A. Tlie printed letter of my faUitr 1 *- 

( Paper il handed to tlie witness.) 

A (Cimtinucd) This i« the one. 

By tins Court: 

Q, There, are two tiiereT A Tea. 
Q. Art thane the two that you any you maiiod 
to one person! A. That is right. 

i ty il z. Covington : 

<J. I hold in My hand what you have identified, 
nu envclojie dated February 1, 1911, which reads 
' 'Alter lire days return to 1'eter Moyle, 1C2 Dia- 
mond street, llrooklyn, N. Y," contairdng^it ia 
addressed to "Henry McKay, e£ Norman Ave- 
nue, LlrfHjklyji, fC. Y„" and it contain a a printed 
document entitled " Inf orayition vital to Jeho- 
vah'* "Witnesses," dated September £&, li*ii> — 

Mr. Iinschltauaea; I object to eounael 
reading what it ia, 

Mr. Covington: We would like, to intro- 
duce it in evidence, It ia the letter that 
ho recojraiiea, 

Mr. Bruehhaueen : May we have for the 
retord the date it waa mailed t 

The Conn: It has already been read, 
into tba reeord. 



Petcr O. if ojrie— For Plff^—StcTirtct 

(Tli* paper referred to wan received in 
evidence and marked UefthUflnta' Exhibit 

Itatireet e ;sn i ua 1 i'djv by iff. ErneSJuitneni 

(J. You l.ave hijcn Miked about a letter written, 
to Mr, li-nUiurfurd- I Jo you meal! what that let. 
ter wo* tvlill A. it "us sent shurtly niter 1 coino 
imek to Brooklyn from Wi#cbnni», That wan. in 
liw Vdl „l 1SJ0. 

Il r, Bruch]Lnuii«n: I call upon (be de- 
fendant to prod oe* (.bid le/tltr, 

Jlr. Covington; It was prilled. Here 
ia a copy (indiouting), It wai nuhlished 
and held in the lileo. 

1'ht Court r la it dated! 

,\ir. Covany:toji : It huK tlie date of Octo- 
ber JUth aliunj^id oo it. 

Mr. BrticUutuinn: 1 ahI to strike out 

the duto tliat tliey ]iul on it. 

Tlie Court; Strike il ouL 

i!r. brut! Jin men : I think for the record 
we ini^lit liavc il that tlui letter it io lIjcj 
"Watdi Touncr" of Decetriber 15, ILJLIU. 

The Court: That ia in the record. 

Q. You were a member of the Watch Tower 
clauieu for tome timet A. \'ea. 

<i. When slid you llMt atari goiao* to til* 
ela.>y»**f A Well, w)i*a I *•*» ver>' tuinll At 
IiOIiW in Wiiscunain, when I was about ten, twelve, 

Q. And you kept your attendance up until the 
linie your famdy moved to Ltrooklyn in li'UJf 
A Su. 

Q. Tliat ia out in TiV i*«onain } A. Ve* 



rr! 

Peter 0, Moyle— FV* Plf^Rt&itcit 

Q. Then I s.nKUiiie you attended elaK^ea at 
B«lln.'| duripu tl» ;>iT«n] from 11135 lo lD3ut A. 

Yea, 

'[':!;■ Court: How ia thi.i proper redirect 
exaiidrjulioa. 

'Mi, liruehhauminj I mil ju»t Imtding up 
thijj letter. 

TJi a Court: All right. 

Q, T 1 itn " yon *a>- yn>u wen at lira tin**** in 
AHtoria, ia that ri^htl A. Yen. 

Q. Ix that ihc lime when this letter was writ- 
ten 1 A. Yea. 

Q. Wo*, there anyone who nuked you to write 
that letter! ilou' did it traiue about 1 A I don''! 
'r. n.:: ■■!.:: i ■ one ij.-L'il me t<> write it. 

Q, What wu* tli* ntlilude of tlie (nctnlK'j-a of 
the elann tovmrdn you ia Anloria) A. They ro- 
fim-il to H|ini,!l to me or rwo^niw me, awl J full 
tliut nonii 1 eijiln notion on m>' ]inrt «fi nn'eiiKary 
lo set Imck into the how! smrei* of Hie jinciety, 

(j. And that led to your writing the tetter I A. 
Tiiat i» ri^lit, 

Q. Then what happened of terw-'ardii 1 Did yon 
withdraw 'nun tlie emiLjkaiiyl A- Yen. 

(J. IVlwt did ym dot T)i(3 yon write th*m n 
Utter then! A. I WTOtU the henni of the Imul 
rciupuny in Autorin a letter of wiliidrnwal. 

Q. You haven't a copy of that letter, have 
youl A, Not here, I have it home. 

(j. Can you give un the aubxtanee of u,4it let- 
ter f A. Yes, It stated that I wo,» eonvinceil 
Hint tbe society wasn 't God 'a orjjnniiation, and 
Ihnt wjlh tdow wnvjctiop* I eouhln'l very well 
continue to hold tho position that I had with 



Ptter O, Jtfoyft-f** Flg^-Redinsi 

tb«a. I was Stock-keeper oat there. So I turned 
it nil in, all toy keys* and everything. 

(J. You say in this letter thil you disapproved 
of lira letter of youT father. Is that your a&rne 
attitude nDwl A No, The reason — 

lit. Covington; Wait a minate. The 
letter speaks for itself. 

The Court: lie ejkeil htm hit flitjt&d* 
now, and the aiuwar it "No." 

Q. What e!ue have yon to say about that! 

Mr, C*rinft*at That culls for a volun^ 
tary Opinion on tlw |iari of Ilia witneau. 

The Court: Objection cuatained, be- 
caiiae I Hunk it ia incompetent, 

Mr. Uruchh&aaen: h^xception. 

Q, Have you staled when yon withdrew from 
tho Astoria company 1 

Tho Court: Approximately will do. 

A. I think it was in the spring of 1340. 

Q. Did that come about through yoar own 
volition t A Yt*. 

Q, After consideration of Virions matterel 
A. Yea; chiefly their doctrines. 

ifr. Bnichhauaen i That ia all 

(Witness excused,) 



jPAoco* nf. Mo S le—Far Plf.— Street 

PHOEBE II. aiOTLE, Johnnon Creel, Wis- 
wr.fin, c-!iKi.-l as a witness in hclhalf of the plain- 
tiff, being fi rd duly awors, testified as follows : 

J3irc^ cjowrnafB^i b$ Iff. Bry&IikaHSCTt: 

Q. You liave li**ii a inemher of Jehovah'* Wit- 
nAhKeq how long, Mrs, Moyle 1 A From around 
1914. 

Q. You are a native of Wuconainf A That 
ia right 

Q. When yon tame to Brooklyn in 1&3&, whit 
duttea wer* you a«*ij¥nee] lo theref A. I lfis, I 
suppose y#u would Hill If, cbnflvhcrniaid. I bad 
eharge of the tai'droolu* On the third Jlnof. 

Q. And tlven you worked in the printing plnnt 
after thatt A. I was on the floor, I think, about 
A year, and then I went to the office over at tlie 
printing plant. 

Q. You perfatmtd the ilulie* thul were n*- 
aipoeit ti-i you there T A. That is right 

Q. Tk> you recall the time that yon left Rethel 
in Aneruat, 13.TJ9I A. FttV.aiT. 

Q. Did y/oa leap* rather hurriedly on that oo- 
icaaionf A. Y«s, We were notified at noon of a 
Tuesday and had to be out before night that 
same day, 

Q. So yon vacated anal went baek to Wiscon- 
sin f A. That is right. 

Q. Did yon attend the classes ont ill Wisconsin 
niter yon pot baekt A, Yes, sir, 

Q- la what town or cityl A. llilwantee. 

Q, And during what period! A. Well, from 
the tune wo got back nntil Ui* April, I think, 
of l&Q or 1M1— im, I think, 

Q. And do yon recall the nM* "Inform*- 



'?•: 



1SL 



>i 



-Prtoeoc J/. Moyle—Far Pig. — Dirtst 

lion" ihil waa published in lh« "Watch Tgwur" 
On Qeloher 15th* A Yet, sir. 

Q, Did you notife any change of attitude on 
(ha part of the daiEta"" is WiaeoTis in that yon 
attended (award you and. Mr, iloyit? A. Yes, 
lir. 

Mr, Coving-ion: We are going to ob- 
ject lo tint question arnd the unwer for 
the same reason as we had to the other 
testimony. 

The Court; Objection overruled, and 
Ujce;'li0n to Q» defendant*. 

Mr. Covingion: liny I alatt tho 
pounds, or ia it necessary f 

The Court; I do not think it it. Tom 
flair] the same grounda ns yon said to each 
wilarwi, 1* Bhi record *i'itt he straight. If 
you care lo Mate (he fjouiirtR, yon may. 
I do nut think it ia necessary myself. 

Mr, Covington: Thot ia all. 

Q. What did you notice there about the atti- 
tude of thorn pcopte in Id* elfitfleat A, Our one- 
time friends wf.ro no longer friends, 

Q. And tltera were a number of people ia 
those rLrcsscs, wore there not! A. Yet, til", 

Q, Did they avoid yea ai»d your husband! 
A. Yes, air, 

Q. Do you recall tlio article "Snares" of 
November IS! hi A. Yen, air. 

Q. Was there any change of attitude after 
thtl article came out! A. Yds, air. The avoid- 
anca th* moro noticeable, 

Q. What town did yon taia your residence 



Phoebe if. Hoi/U—Fot Pltf^Dirtci 

up In after coming froin. Brooklynr A, Wm- 
watosa, a suburb of Milwaukee. 
q. How hag did you *tay UitKt A, We left 

Hiiro ob the — 

The Court; How long did yen •Lay 

tbtnl 

(J. About how long; a year or to! A It »u 

aver 4 year. 

By the Court: 

Q, A little over a. ycart A. That it rigltl, 
By Mr. Eruehliauflen: 

Q. Were there tome Jehovah 'a Witnesses re. 
tiding in WVuwatosaf A. Quite a number. 

Q. Were they members of wbnt class I A. Of 
tha data of Jehovah's Wiioesses. 

Q. .In 1! ilwaukee J A, I a Milwaukee. 

Q. And you Itud been acquainted wilJj tbemT 
A For n good many years, 

Q, Did yon notice any difference in attitude 
of thoBc people toward* you aflcr tha article 
of October IS, l'JCWl A. Yes, a decided — well, 
llitj- just luut nothing lo do with u* *nd did 
not sneak to ut an the street or in the meeting 
place*. 

Q. Did you filially move awnyl A, To John- 
son Creek. 

Q, Had you rvcr reaided in Johnson Creek 
before 1 A. No, air. 

<J, Can yon p*t nay reaton why you, moved! 

Mr, Covington: I object to that 



phctbr. H, Mltti/lt—Far Plff.—Cron 

The Court; I think that ia immaterial. 
Objection sustained. 

Mr. Bruehhaaten: Exception. 

0- Did you rijjii I hat the penph- IhAl wis. 
knew, the Jehovah people, subsequent Jo No- 
vemb*? i5, 1939, Wert leas friendly or mora 
f riendlyt A They were much less friendly, 
l'here were many of Ihem who wouldn't reeog- 
;:--!' U9> 

Uy the Court: 

Q. That hod been friends before, is that what 
you mean f A- Yea ; had lieen frienrtu for ycant, 

■omit fifteen or twenty years, 

Bv Mr. B r. i :-':i !i.:c ;:;..:-| ; 

Q. And has that eofttinuetl up to tluj present 
tiinoT A, Yes, 
Q. Did that liave any effeci on your health 1 

Mr. Covington: That is undoubtedly 
immaterial 

The Court: nhjecttosi jia^taifted. She 
iz not a plaintiff bcra. 

Mr, Bruchbaosen: Fiiecption, Yottr 
Honor, I assume, taken tike same attitude 
ftlsout proving tl!ft mattera that went on 
in Bethel attached lo Mr. Ifoylc.'t letter, 
that we reserve Iboae until laierl 

The Court; Yet. 

Gfat&exatitiiui I ha hy J/r. Co L'tna tan r 

Q. Urs. Moyle, when did you first go I* 

Bethel, plea**! A- 1935. 

Q. And you continued to reside (here how 
long, pienscl A. Until Aug-int, 11)29. 



1S3 

Phoebe if. Moult— For Fljr.-^Pro&t 

Q. Did you help your huahind prtpars the 
letter that is dated July £1, 19331 A. I did not 
help him prepare iL 

Q. Hid you read it over after be had written 

iL ;l:;;1 t~ fori- lui deliVertd LET A. I iliu. 

Q. And did you ditCtts* the BUtttrt oonttined 
in the letter 1 A With my huibandf 
(J. Yes. A Tea. 

Q. Bow lonjr did you disonaa those matters 
be-for* yoa. w^ota tli* letter, pleate — before he. 
wrote the kttert A I think wb diKOsMd it 
about a week. 

Q. And Md you disguised th* mattera prior 
to thai! A. Kol of leairinjf, hot of condition* 
that wa found there, 

Q. I notice in this tetter that you any that 
" Shortly after comine; to Ilethel, ve were 
shocked to witness tlie speclrtele of our hretliren 
leceii'in^ >vhat ia designated as a trimming from 
you," Too approved of that statement, didn't 
yout A Yen, *ir, 

Q, When was that that you first noticed tbia 
attitude or condition 1 A. The firwt trimroins, if 
you vant to nse that word— 

Q. That is what ia used in here, A. The first 
trimming woa given to C. J. Wtodworth. 

Q. What year- was lhatT A. Thai mast have 
been in J9S5. Ttwna shortly after ^t came th*re. 

Q, And lb«a you describe in tbia letter certain 
condition* that continued to exist from 1^:13 until 
1933, is that right* A. Tluil in right. 

Q, During the year 1°^5, th?*e «wne eondi- 
tions, you say, JJertiftted, it that rijfhtt A- Weil. 
there was this insidcat that I mentioned firat. 
Thtt vat tha first inciOTDt in 1936, 



m 

Pko&t if, Mttft—Fif Ftff.—Crtit 

Q. Rut during 193,1 did you havo the snmo 
opinion liiut you did in 1.^3 c.ionwrniajr the v?q- 
ditiontl A. He, «ir. In 193J, 

Tlie Court: Tlie answer ia "Ho, air." 

Q- WJien did you form the opinion that you 
have i-K pressed in this letter iierel A. What 
opinion} 

(i- Tlie opiftioK ill at ix exprenht-d by your hut- 
I unit in yotir lielialf in the latter ilotnl July Zi, 
1930. 

The Court; Don't you think you should 
s_-:L: htr WtetiKT Iha: n'aj: bcr opinion T 

Q. Do you ftu'k?cr;l>c to what ia elated, by yOui 
liiiiiiand in tbifi letter 1 A. I do. 

By the Court: 

Q, And did you at tbo liiOc it w written 1 
A. 1 did. 

By Mr. Covington: 

Q, That di'monat rates or espre^W your opin- 
ion in 1939, did it not! A. That is right. 

ij. YThcn did you form that opinion! A. Dur- 
ing tlial period of time tliat we were ia Retlml. 

Q. Wiien in the first time that you formed 
vuLir i- 1 1 ■ i 1 3 J h:. c i eipresflftl in thia letter 1 A. That 
wiiukl l*c tmr>Oasitile to tay. 

Mr. Uruelibflusenr I object to tho ques- 
tion. It ralln for a con dun! on. 

The- Court; Objection overruled. I will, 
let her answer if ahe can, 

A. (Continued} Tbert was no definite lim* 



IS:. 

i'ftoebf Af . Moylt—FoT Plf.—CtiMf 

when my opinion — when you aauhl tay my opin- 
ion was mode up, but it was the result of living 
there for that period of lima, 

Q. You say you did not have it in WJil A. 
That in right; when we came, we dtd not have it. 

vj. Did you lutft il in 1B3C1 

Mr. I Sruch hausen : I object lo it. 
TiiK ('our;: Objection sustained aa al- 
Ttnily anHuHired. 

Q, Wiuii date, appraxiinatoiy, did you form 
tins opinion ei||irerined in tibia letterl 

Mr, Ilrur.bhiiunen: Tliof ik objwled (o. 
The Court: Ohjrrtion. HUnlninad as e.'.- 
:.:.:.;.■ aniswured. 
Mr. Covington: Exc4ptioiL 

Q, lV T fien is Ibc ln«t tinie [hat you read the 
lelterj pteaw, ma 'ami A, Oh, I haven't rend, it 
for over a year. 
Q, You have not read it recently I A No, sir, 
Q. Tn the laat paragraph of the letter written 
Isy your huf-band, it Rays "We hoVO cons^Jered 
tikis aetion for HUM time," that is. the action of 
reaijrning and leaving fielhel — 

Mr, Briir.lilLiiiin«n: Just a minute, T 
object to counsel '■ inte rpr^tataon. 

The Court ; Objection santomcd. If yod 
care lo read her the whole parnerapb, I 
will permit you to. 

SJ. "We leave in Drder to regbder most ero- 
phatiratjy our disagreement with trie unjust con- 
ditions related in (hie letter," Yon renwanher 
t:iai part of the laltar, don't youT A I do. 



-JC 



1ST 



iiS 



pi«te If. Moi/le—For Pig.—Cmts 

(J, Tiro beginning of tlie next paragraph nays 
"W'l' have considered this Action for some time, 
lull Him letter ia. ddivtred to y&ia junf as we are 
ImviL'g {in (i vni-alson trip lor npecilio rvasom'.' 1 
How lung inul you and your husband oofludcred 
tile Mlien euuti'iitplated in tbii ktUart A, I 
loird; about A week, 

Mr. Fruuhhaujo n : I objoct to this, ques- 
tron. 

TLb Court: I will lei the onswor slajid, 
Slio wiiid "I thiuk about a week/' 

Q. Ami not before thenl A. No, sir. 

Q, Did you ever Imve: any controversy with 
any of your brethren Or *ist*r» it Bethel! A. 
No, Hie, nut that 1 reiueuilier of. 

0.. Hiil yau recent llic action nf any of |fOUT 
nistera or bn-llireu tovrurda yon while at Bothe-l! 
A, Vi'i-li, T did not like tlai! inference thai 1 «'uh 
—well, iliat J roiitdfl't lake liquor. 

0. What individual— wvs lhal a man or a 
woman! A. Usually the men ^ning U P '" ^ lE 
elevator. 

l>. Tin Aerator iu She building or at Bethel! 
A- Both places; 

Q, Did you know Elizabeth LobIh Hamilton 1 
A. Yes, very welL 

Q, Did you *v*r ha** any controwrty with 
he- J A. No controversy. 

Q. Wluit was your fueling or attitodo ton'arilK 
Kliuiliflk Louise Uniniltonl A. She was nn old 
Indy and— 

Tlie Court: He asked yon what wan 
yniir feeling or attitude toward* her, not 
*ho tit was. 



Pkotbt M. J/ojiie— Fw Piff ,— Crert 

The Witness; I don't know ^liiit lay 
feeling watt towards hei. 

Q. Wu* it friendly or uni fieudiy f A, Juit 
neutral. 

(j. Did. you tver refer to KiiLcbeth Louinc. 
Hamilton a* "An *J4 dwil,'* "Uo on, yuu old 

devil" T Do you rttattulKr Ulstl A. No, *ir, 

I ntTcr did. 

ft, When yon came to Bethel or before you 
came in 1U35, you had a home in WIhouhd, did 
you not! A. Tim; it right. 

(£. And you knew when yoa were going to, 
did you not} A. I knrw wo wore going to tha 
heaihjuurterK of the Wntth Tower. 

Q. And yon Jntpndiil to j;u Ih^re, did you 
But I A. That in ripht 

Q, Did >'0u go volunbtrilyl A. Tlitt i» right. 

Q. I *sk you, jjleaw, a-]icil;er or not, if juo 
sold nil your (juodtt nnd mtrtu mnd furnilure anil 
iiuuseliolil (HjuiiMLienl and everything wlitn you 
kftt A. Wa did. 

Q. \Vhi>re wero you renidinp, rileats, ma'am, 
hfforu you fains to. JJetliell A. In Union Grove, 

WifWow«int 

Q. [[ew lone; had you resided titers I A, 
Sine* Petfr wai.ten yearn oi4, 

fb« t'^ur".: Jilanjf ytajii, 

Q. Did y<m define to come to Betltel yoorsclf, 
cir was it due to the perEuaeion of your husband 
th;it you camel A. 1 desired to eomc. 

Q, And ynur huhbuful did not pereaade ;ou 
eume Eo JH i- 1 Jll-1 , Lm that correct! A. Ko, »ir. 

Q. In it not a Tact UiH y«u wer* BOt b fo-for 
of coming to Btihfcif 



Tlit CVOTt; Ohj^cyon anttu.LtH'jj. SLc 
fiiui alrvjidj' tc tided thai *he wan. 

tj. ltt it not n fart tiiat you made ttulernent* 
to CL-rtnib indiviilLiak that you were not in favor 
of coming to lii:Liielt A. >;o, tir, 1 never did. 

Q. Ua vuo rviiU'inhnr the OCCtUUQE when you 
witru ftoetioninjj- off «.li 111* furnlmre in line 
liuuw beiotc yuu iaflf A. Yes, 

(J. And you were greatly disturbed over ]i&v- 
ing tu but- tlLe LnjUJu broken up, ia titat correct 1 
A. That Li right. 

(J. And v*iq Klaled tliat you did not vant to 
i;lijiu.' io lielhelf A- t did not. 

(J. Did yem *lp,t6 tiurt you r*erotted ateing all 
the luniilurv go and the Lusne broken uli! A. 
1 did noL 

(J, Did you *t»tc to ftnyulio I hat yon did not 
liiiow whclher or not j'oa would he pJtaned at 
LktlieL or not! A, 1 don 'I nmw«»ber tver ray- 
ing tlult. 

y. Did ytm ntate to anyone that if'nflor yotl 
„'iii tu liijihcl Ci>ldi*inn< were net as you 6K« 
|H«cttnl or t)u*1 you oouihi not live in Brooklyn, 
lluii your liuf.lin.ud hud Bgreed with you to re. 
turn in the event Lbr.t il. is nnt «atij(fa£tury to 
you I A. I never uaid UiaL We (iKjieCied to 
■i*y tlierfi- 

Q. Hid you iuivft ain agreement and ur.dcr- 
*luiwling Willi yi>Or baidwind in 1U15 tlult if it 
van mil MtlitfActory, tliat he would return to 
WiKonrinT 

ilr. liruebl'nu»cn; ObjetlioB. 
Tlie Court : Ohjoctlon *«j)1ni.nt'd rn 
already answered 

Mr r Covington: We except 



PJWjr ;/. 3/«^e-^Fdr Pljf.—CroMs 

Q, In )0^G, After you had been nt TSuliifl a 
year, bud ymi ar.y diiuatiKfaeEion or disojipiova! 
nf IImj iMjntlilinna. Ilierel A. Wc unf tiilijr* that 
—I uaw thin&i that I did not approve of, ye*, 
sir. 

Q. I bIiow ynii a dnctnuent nnd o»l; you to 
identify and t<-ll Hie jarv what it i», pirmie 
{nanding to witnestt}, 

Mr. 1,1-tir iibausen : Not urili *k **e it, 
if your Honor ploanr. 
Tlie Cenrt; ldenlify it. 

A. Yen, tliot in a <|iu-ai innnair* that we lillnl 
an t. 

By 1iif Coiirti 

Q. IScfun- ynii venl hiii-k to ItethelT A. No, 
utter we giot tlicrf. 
Jl>' Hr. Covington r 

Q, Tlinl ja tilC tine tiiat you Pill^i Mif i» tlint 
ri^Ltl A. Aflw we g.rt there. 

Mr. CnvinploB: I ftiTer it in erul^Bf*. 
■Mr. Hj'iit'LiliiiiiM'it: N» i>lyi'<l. 

(Tlie jmfH'r referreil t<k wan ri-feii'nl in 
ei'idenre and nmiLi'd Ikrendantu' I*) 

Q. At tlie 1inro you nijro"! >«nr ippliealion 
on May S, l n url, after you Jiud ln-eu in Itetln-I a 
year, did yrtu en|iresn to tlie individual Hint yuu 
nig^tcil it before any tLs»^iit jffuuet Luil of Ihc ron- 
dilicirtu there! A. I rensMitlwr that. W'a wpre 
(iiijUHuirnl in i«ijrn Ihat wiien we emtio in— 

Tli* (-'uUTl; Tlmi in nut wliat lie ahked 

yoia. 



Plmiiic if. Mei/le—Fof Plf.—Ctot* 

Q. ^Titn you signed Lbii, did yoa txpre«« to 
tlva individual before whom you signed it any 
di&uatiiifaetion with the conditions existing nt 
Hitthtd, pViiifc nia'aml A, i think I signed it in 
my room and took it dnwn. to th* oiEct 

Q. "Warn you tn , k it to the room, did you eX- 
preu any distatiif action T 

The Court: Yeu ffiean "Witn JfOu 
took it to tlie ofifioe"! 
air. Covington; Yca t 
The Court; Yoa *aid "U the rwot" 

A, I dtiri't think so. 

Q. You did notr A, I did not 

Q. Doriag tlie time you were at Bethel &ed 
prior to Ihe (ime lhai you wrote — thut your bug- 
band wrote tlie letter dated July 21, 199% did 
yoa tl|.irrst to any member of the Kcjhel Family 
your diifiatiufactiou of Ui* eonditiona at Bethel 1 
A, I i;ny luvve. 

Q. To wboiiiT A, I wouldn't know to whom. 

By tl» Court: 

Q. You don't know whether you did or wlietiieir 
you did not, i» that what you want to tell uiil 
A. I may have. 
By Mr. Covington; 

Q, You are not sure of tlmt, art you I A. No, 

Q. Hid you eipftsa your disss tialuclion or din- 

approvnl »f the condition* t* anyOM on the out- 

»id« nf [lethel during tiiat timet A. I may baye. 

ft. Did yon *v*rj during Hie y«*ra from l'j& 



I'll 

Phoebe If. Maple- Fitt Ptf.—Crtm 

to 1323, esprenij to onyoae your desir* to return 
to Wisconsin T A, Only my kuabajid. 

Q. WIll'u wax tlult f A. 'When we were dis- 
oussing wiielitcr we would go buek or not that 
week. 

By the Court: 

Q. The week before the letter *mi wtilUnt 

A. V.::i, 

By Mr. Ccvi^-ti.n: 

Q. Ttot wa& the firat timel A. 1 dan'i re- 
member any other- 

Q. Dili you ever Jiavc a eonTersation witb 
U rover C, Psiwell of A-lanta, (ieorgui, prior to 
the time that yuu cjluib to Bethel t A, I tara 
tpokvn to 1dm. 
By [he Court: 

Q. Uefci-e you went to Bethel, bfcfor* D351 
A. No. 

By air. Covington: 

Q. &Aec iUoO luive you hod a conVoriiati do 
with him with reference to your defira to cams 
to ISetiiell A. Not that I remember. 

•Q. I« it not a fact that you fold JXrt, C rimer 
C- Fowell oiid ilr, Snover C I'oweM tint yon 
did lot want to coiuo H Bethel 10 bvgta Wllhf 
A. 1 did not 

Q, Yod did have a convwiifrtjen with then, did 
yoa notT 

The Court: tilie haa teitified the did 
not r&meiiibar. 



lLi_- 



I'M 



Phoebe M, HoyU^-Fot Plf.—Croii 

Q. Did yf<n say ynu may haw hud a ennversa. 
tiaiil A. I said 1 did not remember. 

(J. Vi.l >»x ihnt tin- nam* attitude L 'D.a not dia- 
playvd jit Wi&coni>tn otter yna relumed there as, 
it wu« before you lift, i* TUat rig hit A. That 
is right, 

(J. Was that ilUIHnlialdy after you returned! 
A, No. nit, 

(J. Do yrni desdre no* to 1* amocintod with 
JtbnvnV* Witiif'iiiiPH f A. I do not, 

tj. Do ynu ugrce (a uml suhucribe to tilt dut- 
trjnv" jmUinlital li> the Watch Tower Dibit k 
Tract Society I A. I do not, 

(J-, fjiin* when — did ym eerr afire* or aub- 
>-criU- to l l.o doctrines contained und [»uhli«bed 
Ijj' tin: Watch Tower Ifible ii Triict ijucietyf A. 
1 did. 

Q. Dlil you EttWrriht in those doctrines nil 
duvinp the lane that you were ni ISflhell A 
When uii urliele nunc utlJt 1hal did nut stum to 
hi barlu.il k tin IJiblo, 1 did 161 1JIW with iL 

(J. filial article did you Live in mind! A, 
VIVII, I Itiink. thi' tins! one wns "The Interpreta- 
tion of JuwpJi und llln Jirelhren." 

g. And I hi' next one! A, 1 dnn't rotuember. 

Q. Jji H not u J"iitl lliwt i'ou nre a Prohibition- 
in If A, iVu, air. 

llr. itrue bliD'Uxva : I object to that. 

Tlte Court; How is Uml Material! The 
objection ia ennladned j exception Id lha 
defendants, 

13 r. Covington: J take an esieeplion to 
llw action of lite Court in limiting- my 
crosit-esaui inn lion. 



Ptetbt U- Mtyle—FQf Plff.—Cratt 

The Court; I am not talking; year 
erois-exuitii nation, I have ruled on a t[gtt- 
tion. I will liar* no controvert}'. 

He. Covington: Tim duli-go* tflTt be*a 
nuidu in the letter — 

The Court: Tliunt ant no- elitrge* her*, 
■\Vi; h'jli have an brjUeruenls. Your record 
in entirely protcctrd by your cieJL'plion, 

llr. Covington: 1 want to complete my 
tie*ptioa 

The Court : You will pluuc looke no 
(urllicr ulutemt-nt ctuim: ru i ng tliAt ohjw- 
llga and CVBeptian. Von Intra- naked a 
qiiL'tiliun and yuu liuvij h^J n rullig. 

llr. Cov JJiL tuji ; 1 wtiiild Jiita new to 
tcnittr — 

Tin; tyourl: Aak any ([ueation von want 

Mr, Codington: 1 wutil lu ulinw what 
tlii" answer would be bo dial tlu> — 

The Court; There will be nothing like 
Dial la LiiiH court-rooui. Your record \i 

pri ilitli.'Hj, 

.Mr. Covington; May I do it in tlia 
abx.'JH'c of tlie jur^'t 

Tlie L'ourt: 1 will Ik jflnii !o n« botli 
coarvnel iti the abaenca of die jury. 

llr. Covington: That in ail. I have nn 
furlhar nuedtioni, 

Mr, UruclilmnM!!!: Xo further quea- 
Liona. 

(Wilneiu rented.) 

Air Ilruchluiaucri : I would like So reftd 
tin; depoaition of Mnthun IL liaorrj tlta 
pceunt pniudent of tL» aauHialion; 



A'sili'jrt W. ATstorr — i'rnui initio* Before Trial 

"NATHAN K. KSJOR^ baring beta dnlj 
iwnre. teadiied sj follow*; 

" m?ect-£zaminaiiQn ijf Mr. BrudAouten: 

" Q. Your realdeace 1 A. 124 Uolumbda. Height*, 
jlrgnklyn. 

"Q. How louj have you mided tinsnsl A. 
fjanca September, ISO, 

"Q. 1010.1 oiTwus do you Bold in tha dtfetiimtt 
corporations I A. Now, ifreaident of the Watcl 
Tower of P*aa*ylTr*ni* a*d W^tth Tower oJ 
New Yort. 

"Q. Anil what ollice did you hold in. these 
corporuLioBa in ISiXiT A. Vioo President of tie 
New York corporation. 

"(J, Did you bold any other offica b either 
organnatiout A No, air. 

"Q. Yon were directer of both orgasiiatisoa 
in 193&1 A. No, air, jU4t in New York, 

"Q. "lViuit was your occupation us far as tht 
puhUahiug of '.he Watch Tower magaiine ia con- 
cerned In 19391 A. Factory and oEke runjinger, 

"Q, You were in chfcrtjo of tilt w^fiHed print- 
ing" jsiant of tlia corporation at LL7 AdMot St,t 

A. Viv. -f-r. 

"Q Both of the d^feadant eorporattnna pab- 
liahed the magaiijiej did they nOlT A. Yea, sir, 

*'<J, A£<1 both eirenlated the magiKiaoI A. 
Tea, air. 

"Q. ~\\'}ic\ wai the circulation of the magazine 
in IMu1;l-( n:n! K^'ii^LLMir, lftJDT A. ApprOli- 
mately 100,000 MpJtt of tht Wahsb Tower. 

"(J. And tliey were mailed lo individuals in 
Um United £la.te» and ekawharoT A. Te4, air. 



XtrikuN It. K'.mrr — UraiHiiintiim Rrfar? Trial 

"Q. Ynu attended ihe rinitinf of August B, 

19301 A. Yea, air. 

"<J r Whfl-iS waa it Jirdt brought !0 your alien, 
lion (h*t lit- lloyle hud v,-ri;ter (lie letter of 
July 21, 1939T A. At thnt meeting. Auguat fith. 
*'ft. And Judgi.' Jiutlierford rend tlie ktk'r did 
he noLT A. No, air, tie called hia aecretary in 
to teed ilia letter. 

"Q- And an a result of (ho reading of the 
letter a renal u1 Ion w*a pi'fparedT A. A motion 
tin* maile, as 1 rccnl], that A re*otution be pro* 
pared, aecondi.'d and the pereona were *ele«led lo 
draw up a resolution. 

"Q, Th« resnlnlion in only i put »f the entire 
article 'Infortntltion' in it notl A, Yf* h sir. 

"Q. Tin* rent oT Hie srtielc entitled 'Infnrnifi- 
tlon' other than the resolution was ftnL prepared 
or submitlcsi Ht tlmt meeting? A Of August 
StliT 

: 'Q r Ye«, A, No, sir, 
(I, ti'lien ami by ti-|ioih won 1l(f Iwilamv of 
the article pre]>aT*d1 A, I don't know. 

Skipping further down On tlit page: 

"Q. Was it IlK'it ennflidered arwi Orilered thnt 
it be published! A, I Itflievo it was. 

"Q, And prior to September %*, 1939 you 
Imdn't htil iniy purl of thnt nrlirle esrept the 
resolution! A, Nft, air. 

"O. Wl5ri thcJUlielr prf-iiHTfl wtlCf inn Jirrivnl 

at the weeliner! A. I," 1b Ink it wis, 

"Q. And did .ludpt rtut'hcrfnrd suhmit it to 
the stnvtlnfi'l A. Yen. s't, it was read Over care- 
fully and as 1 rcrtKWher, discussed. 
*'Q, Did ha read it! A 1 don't remember. 



Xntliau II. j't'iiucr — Kmtui»ation licfoft Trial 

"Q. All of the signera o£ the article, were 
present, thrw "f them, i» tlmt eorreell A, Tintl 
id tiiy recollection. 

"Q. And wiio »' h ihsnitted tlie article to them 
for si^rnuturc «nd umlcr what ei reunite :ic«S f 
A. Those that were present, according to my 
recollection, iters invited to sirt. it if liiey 
njrfOd n'i[li Mil- i n l"t>niL;i.1 ifm eonlained in it. 

"Q. How Jong cid the ineeTinij ht»tt A. OIl, 
I would say, 3!i or id niinulea. 

"Q. Ami lion' and urulcr M'hat circumslanccs 
were tiic uignnture nf tlie tSnfve ahn*ntees ob- 
tained! A. My recoltcclion is ilmt (hey were not 
in tin biiildiiiK- »t Die time Ihe article 'InfOr- 
m.ilioii' hfaa [Jtowi.trd tn them— well before it 
was puhli^hed in the \Vateli Tower they wom 
asked if tlwjf eartd to nburn it. 

■ L CJ. W'liy. took th,: reanluiiim from tli* meet. 
ijikT A. 1 don't uiidorittand. 

■ L CJ. After the meetiup, who lind 1li* rthnlu. 
tlonT 

"Mr. Coi'inglon: You naeaa Ihe nrlick 
L Jnfannalinn h t 

"Q, Ym, the arliHc lnrorii»ation'. A. It was 
tuft with Judge italhcrford. 

"Q. Ami when did ynu nexl nee it, if von did 
me it! A. The MXt I inn: 1 mv it was when it 
wan i-iTt 1o llu* "Hire for publication in tlie Ootn- 
Imt l"s liJ^S-J Wnteh Tower. 

"Ui l)u vim know obun( when ;bat won! A. 
Thni wniihl have, hrfm Mjniowl icri 1 * aroand Octo- 
her '•*;. 

*'Q. Warn tho nriginnl Viiuwled to you at that 
llino? A, I couldn't say. 



LSI 

Nathan SI. Kt&rr—EMariiusiien JBcjW 3"riai 

*'Q, And who Inmdcd ii to yon! A, Judga 
Itutlterford. 

"Q. ])u ynu knnvf whetlrer or not J'JdftC 
1'tu t l>cr|'j>rd |XTrtrmily obiaiunl Mll- KiuT.aturcft of 
Ihe other (linmi A, Me inusl imvi liei-aima tlie^ 
are in IVatdi Tower. 

"Q. At Iras) you didn't ace Hiein signl A, 1 
didn't f.i'i' lliein nija [w !>•■ : I --ii 1 1 y 

"Q, V.'hcii did (be nrlichr 'Siiariii' tfl.ni* t" 
jVinT ntlenlien for the first tiiiK'f A. Whim I 
re;nl It In the Vntch T«wrr BUWMino nunc lh;:e 
a few day a iMfforc tlie llilh of GctrJwr. 

"Q» Tber<> v/aa an article imlilinlni:! in tin- 
Watch Tower ahnul Sopteinlsr ls1, v.ai- 'ln-rp 
n»l, henrinj; npnn Mr. Jfuyle f K. r believe there 
Tan n <!mjti nolieo. yes— T enn't l» delinitc on 
the iii-HUf unless I look it U|t. 

"Q. Well, you heanl Mr. Ifowktl *ay tlml a 
meeting **sl held On Hi-ptemlter 21kI, didn't you I 
A. Yen, sir. 

'*(J, And tluit'n the meeting when (be artirln 
'Inroniialton' wns iigneiL in 1iiat not corrct'lt A. 
Will you |ilcn*c i"1nte 1iiAl H|iieKlion agdlnl 

"Q. Yon recall tlie meeting nf Keplenilier 21^1 
— >'0» were jireiumt! A. Yes, Fir, 

"Q, ,\:nl tint's when the article ' Tn r.-.nna > ion* 
wan lirouglit 10 your attention and Bignedt A. 
Yea. 

"Q. And that's the liimf when Mr. Moclctt 
Wns instructed to go to Wisconsin, was it not! 
A. Yen. 

"Q. So far ae you know lie didn't ra#frr* o.ny 
inal met inns lo co otit \hr-ft prior to that time! 
A. Not to iny Lnnwledge." 



158 



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Lallan f/. A'storf— fjronnTieliVii Ws/os'i; Trial 

Nut page: 

"Q. Well, Ju<I K e Rutherford and the Board of 
Directors or members of it wtni available lw- 
Iw«lel August 8, IMS and Sapfcmual H 1939, 
were the)' notl A. V«, tir. 

"Q. When did the KTtkli 'Snascs' first com* 
t<t your- attention 1 A. When I read it in Une 
Watch Tower magliioe after it waa printed and 

published, 

*'Q, Didn't yen take part in il* puhlisbiugT 
Al I received the manuscript and ]Mkim'<I it 
through in Lhe regular mUtint; manner but I iiftil 
neviir— 

"Q. When diil yrni receive the m*i"8»ftripl ! 
A. It was Muxlomery la receive thi> iimnuM-ripi 
Approximately I'd liaym in advance of the dnfa of 
Hfnqc — that would have h*4ti Septeiaher lotll, 

*'Q. I Mil attention tu the fact that the article 
'Brans' was- published on or ultout Novemlier 
15, 1939, 

"Mr. OfrviARtfln: Tito 'Snare** article 
*m published in Knwiabai wasn't itl 
When ha laid a. month before that would 
make it October 15th instead of Septemlier 
lalh, u'ouldn't iff 

"!J, Is thai your nn*w e rT A. That's W7 an- 
swer, yes, uewuse it wm» a month before, 

"Q, iJi'l Judpe Rutherford hand Uiut article to 
yofll A. BanvtHBH he handed them to me and 
sometime* they were sent to my desk, 

"Q, They all came ftara hirn didn't they, fU- 
rl lifting the. artiste 'Snares'? A. Ten, it cam* 
from hi* deat 



A'eftait E. Knvrf— Extminatj** Bf/are Trial 

"(J, Did you read il whan it ws* handed to 
youT A. No, sir, I did not," 

Skipping (4 (Ijc '»>*l page: 

"Mr. Covington: On or about July lfiiJi, 
sometime between the middle and the Imd 
of Jaly, 1539, after the, disturbance in the 
Madison Square Garden and after the 
attain of June 2-1, 19!!9, these three de- 
fendants were culled for a preliminary 
hearing before the Magistrates Court in 
Hit Court House across from tire Tombs, 
Criiiiinnl Csutt Building. At that time 6 
hearing vli liad a* I* whether or not they 
would ha continued in bail Or whether they 
would be discharged, wlictbcr or nnt lliey 
vponld bit Iseld for flonerai or Sji&cifJ St*- 
rwa*. TUv tomdusian "*as te hold it at 
KprficJ Scuiiion"- That licab-ine; was ad- 
journrd— waa eoBeilldfrd (bat anine day it 
was held, i don't know tht tsvA dalc^ 
Wmelime in the iiuddlo or tmOar part of 
July. 

Tlien, in October or Xftrerober — at least 
UO of thraa monihi later, the (rial of this 
mutter l»i>f<>fe a Court of Special Re**i*vrn 
wan lield in the *Jffle iwi!dtnj7 before Mag- 
iitratea Kloutl,. I'l-ndman and another at 
Special SfKiioiis; At that time a Hearing 
waa bad and the tlin* defendant! wens tu> 
ajBittHL At thi pTfliminarr bfarins, aa I 
Ijest recall — hear in g was bad H determine 
whether or not IheX WSsId be held or dis- 
charsjed. The mutter ttM handled by Mr 
M»y!i and a gentleman by tht nam* of 



Nathan E. Kntrr—Effinintil^ Be/or* TrioJ 

Mr. \^'heclis. However, at the hearing in 
October the matter was bandied by Abra- 
ham Shauot. fliftf's the fusil nl the Court 

of especial Htisjiions — that's the distinction. 
At one of thoea bfarie^s Mr. Knorr was 
psefwt, at Hi* other he wan noL" 

Skipping duwn further on that page: 

"Q. T am nuliirn? you if any LaformatiMl vomo 

to you, irrenpoctivo of whether or not yoli 
alteiided the hearing, an to any complaint mado 
by fliiyone in the orjjajiiiiLtion tliat Mr. Moyle 
failed tn properly (ictus A lawyer for the defend- 
ants At that preliminary bearing I A. Tci, Jttdg* 
UuthorFord nientiruiftd it to nse. 

•■Q. When did you find hear it fnom Judf** 
HuUieffordt A, At I lie meeting of August Slh. 

"Q. And whiit did he Miyt A. Can. I p;ive tho 
eiii(;1 wni-ilsf 

"Q, Yea, VoB are now referring to spmo 
manuscript ! A- I am referring to acme ininutei 
of that meeting. 

"■Q. Minutes sf the meeting— yta T A. Jud(re 
I{-.i[l:i -i-l i, :-i I speakinjrj saya: *Ynu ininht eiiplaia, 
Miiyle, why you were ho familiar in the e«urt with 
MeKonnld— [mfting him ua 1b* liack when you 
kne\r that he una one of the leaders in tlie 
iiwuiult rm line Ijord'n orgnni^ntion at Madison 
Sf^iaro tlnrdcii. IE ill! you perfonued your duty 
to our brethren the nit nation would have been 
far Itftler for ua new in the light with, the enemy 
who nttriupted to hreak up the .Madison Square 
(ianlon nifeting/ To thitr staleinent of Juilge 
RullierfoPii yoj ^'iplit k plain, Meyl*' Pw coin- 
lueiit w"j forllti'oiidivg from iloyiE. 



ii.: 



AVlAan U. KnaV — ExttPtiitali&t Before Trini! 

*'<i. That k the first in forntntior. jfom received 
of aay :-..! ;..l:ii:ii against Mr. Moylel A, Yes, at 
tiuit iiu'elijignf Urn Hh, 

"Q. Ho you know whether Judge Iiotlierford 
was prpfKHt at the preliminary Jiearifigt A, 1 
don't know. 

"Q. Ydu had oreotion lo «pcAk Us Judge 
Rutherford between the date of the preliminary 
hdiirir.c; and August 8th, had you not f A. I would 
frpjuenily npeak to bun but not parlicnlarly 
alsiiiH lfiiH trial 

"Q, Didn't he pee yvu praeti:slly every day 
between tliat period I have niciitionedf A. Kvsfy 
day if lie was at 1^4 Columbia Heights— not 
always t" talk hnniiKsn— 

"Q. You huw him frt«nwn|ly during that 
period f A. Yes.. 

"(J, lie didn't mention anything to you about 
any dis&ui iufactiun with ilr. Jloyhs during Urn 
period 1 have mentioned 1 A. (To, 

"Q. Did onyorie lo the organization or outsiJ* 
mention to j uU any dLi^alisfaetioo witJi Mr, Moyle 
prior to August 3, LOOSf A No, air. 

"Q. Did you know of any lawyer whom Judge 
BulfccrFon] or the orgniji»*tirni Iwd any dissatis- 
fimliyu wtlb at any lime! A, Not that 1 recall. 
no. 

"Q. And you have been there how many years' 
A. IS years. 

"Q, You liad oceoiiion to meet Mr. Moyle dur- 
ing his n'lty in Helhel front May, 1^-Vi lo 193 J, 
did you nntt A, I am <if the opinion that it *iij 
from June, if 1 may noiko that mrrection. 

Hi q. V^u ean correct tea On tliat A I diiia't 
me^t Mr. lloyle until Juno some time, 19111. 



SOS 

t/utiim !L Knurr— Es&iriin<iiitt» Etfarr. Trial 

"Q. 1 ivill nsh y oil- -between June, 1935 and 
AugiiKl, ISSI wheiliL-r von met Mr. Meyl* and 
iptike to hinil A. Quite frcip'cntly, 

"Q. And yon oeveT 1 knew of any din^atiafnti- 
lion with him or Quv fiiiu|i]aLnt4 iboiit him dur- 
imr llm1 periiHlt A, Nn, «if- 

"Q. Wan iher.'any athrr Court pro<-etdin|; that 
yiiu knew fif where any Inwyvr r~prcM*nJeil 1l:fl 
oigiiniznlHin where Ihere wa^ any eornplnint iihuIr 
nlirii:l tlm lawyerl A Not toniy knovi lorlgfl. 

"Q. And you nl Prided all the director!* meet- 
InjW, diil yiiii nntt ft. A?- long an 1 was a direa- 
Inr. I kiven't hfi'r n dirMtOT for IS yearn. 

"Q. IJnw long were >'«?u a dirrrtnrt A. The 
rworil wiiuld i^tinw^ if ynn want im ^»i1imaie, f 
wonhl tiiy a] iproTtinuitely ID Venn m (he Jfow 
York for po ration. 

"Q, And hnw ortea did tliedireftam mrct ilnr- 
ing thai ;>crini|1 A, T1 vavtNl— alway* had the 
animal uiiM-linp* and iahrnliltendy eprtain hiisi- 
up»s Ilia! liad la be prmfnited lo (ho Pidnrrl. 

"Q. Can you think of jiny other person to 
whom the nrtiel" 'Knarr*' wnnM ftllnxk, other 
L 1 -:_ i- In Mr. Mortal A, No, T couldn't, 

"Q. Wanfi't it yosir reaction that the arliclc 
wns directed to Idfnt A. IVbea 1 read it I 
thought of Mnyle— if the writer- bad onytbir.g 
more on hir> mind, T can't say." 

Now *kip over to page n S i 

"Q. Yon kn«w (hat Ifoyk wan n member of 
Jehovah \V'i1 iienjen from .lune f ID'') to August, 
lOKlt A, Tea, itT. 

*'Q. Arid you Vnew that atter the nweting of 
Angiut fl . 1 MP, Mnyie wan directed and ordered 
ta vocuie iimiiedir.iciy ! A I did. 



Natitan U. A'tiorr-^fjaHtiiuiliajt Etfott Trial 

"Q. Did Judge Rutherford give those inatruo- 
tionsf A. It was the recommendation of tho 
ejUirt baard lo Judge RuLlierfard in tliat resolu- 
tion. 

"Q. Was there any hKAting <if the board nt 
which the article ,'Simre*' was discuscedT A. 
Nojifc that 1 know of. 

"Q, Did Ton make any investigation of any 
kind us to the aetivitiei of Mr. Moyj* when lhe 
article 'Information 1 was called lo your atten- 
tion 1 A. 1'leu.he stale ihat again. 

"Q. Ijiil vi.'U make aoy iot^uiry or inveatigalion 
in conneelion With the arLielc 'lnfpriiidtiftu' aftor 
thot Wait called to your uttcn lion 1 A. Well, I al- 
ready knew- that llr. iluyle hud written end What 
was written in his letter and tliat w-as sufiicicnl 
knuwledge to me that Hie article 'Infomiuliun' 
Win* pro|>ef and eorreet aiid Oitvefor* i ^igaed 
it" 

Now, akip to 122: 

"Q, Wlnta you. tpeak of work as to lie** 

places, do they produce food I A Yes, that is 
■*lie,r<! tho food is grown — at 'Watch Tower — cad 
brought into bethel and used on our tublc. For 
example tSDO quarts of vegetables at Watch 
Tower and Slulen Island And thouaanda more 
st onr farm in New York were canned. That 
{nod was brought la to feed the 200 odd pergfmt 
at this place. It is also Used at Watch Tower, 
States. Island and at the Farm." 

fckip to US; 

"Q. You mado ao investigation of your own 

aa to the conduct of Mr. Moyle on the trial 



L.'i:4 



X', 



l!"ii 



A'ddArJM //. ft"jt(i/T — t'j-fl rtlTH rfilDJt Bff/ort Triti 

ether thsn stated lo you by Judpc H u'.he r? ord T 
i\. No, sir, 

"Q. Did yen litliewe thai Judjrc Itulherford 
iiad at limes wclaiinud any information or din- 
em isfnclion up d tjv part ef member* of tho fain- 
jLy I A. Yes, air, tic did welcome it. 

"Q, So that anyone was at liberty, with per- 
fect frankness, to t*l! hi* attention to say items 
ttmi he mijjbt disagree wilbl A. Yes, lifc" 

1 was jfiMHS I" **H I' f- Hoy It. 

Til* Court; He will be loot', of course I 

Mr. iirv.?hliauacn: Yea, *ir. 

The Court; The jury i* e"-uned now 

until two a 'dock. l'leanc Ik burr promptly, 
(Jurj lewe the eonrt-rooni. J 
(Conference between Ciurt nod MW- 

kL) 
Mr. Covington: I win* at this time to 

move fw the discharge of the jury and 

a declaration of a mistrial on the port of 

tbe Cmiirt. 
Tin: Court i Von can moke that motion 

in from of the jury- 
Mr, Covington; On amount of the re- 

n,.j:» ll; 11! «n made by the Court aa 

patting that burden which assamee that 

the article is true. 
The Court: J- does not presume it at 

aJ]. All 1 have *aid is that before we go 

ir.lo it, you must prove that it we* puh- 

luhcd and not pii'-'ilegtd, 

( Whcreu pan a luncheon reesin mi 
taken an til lu'e o'clock p, m.) 



Brooklyn, M. Y-, Moy 12, 1912. 

before; U«*\ littvnv L. L'uiIktta, JukIjco, 
Asd s jury. 

{tkuinfl Appearances.) 

May. 12, 1943 

Attisbisoox Session 

Tpc C-'ctftek ;..::i. 

(Trial resumed puraunat to adjourn. 
meat-) 

ILr. fjevjnjjtoji ; May it pleas* your 
Honor, I Jo not think I will aiik any 
questions of Mrs. iloyie at this time. 
liul during tbe examination I bad and did 
introduce in evidence these two printed 
letters, and I haven't read tbtra, and I 
wsa wondarine; whether it would be con- 
venient 10 read iJiefli bo* or l*t«r. 

The Court; Do you want to rend them 
as part of your ease or do you prefer to 
n:JL.| them oii«' I 

Mr. Covington; I might aa well read 
t'.i-iij as part of tJiis ea±e_ 

The Court : 1 have no objccliun Id your 
reading them now. 

Mr, JBrucbhaunen : f want to «*)', fin 
connection with Mrs. Moyle, that in view 
of the objection that was maJr on (ha 
(juestions askinl by couhec! as to her beiriff 
a E^rohi lj>l:oniKt, lliat I u'u »]ll:rij; to l,rin^ 
ber hatk on Um stannj for t.r<j*«-c itu-n i rm- 
'ioa bud fc'aiva sny obiefilion. 



Qlh It. JfojJe— f«f rt$.-^nirect 

Mr. Covington: TV* have no fu/tber 
qiK*liooiruT alojijf tliSL line at this lime. 

Tiiis i* tit* jis-inttKl Ittuir- which Mr. 
Fii.k idcBtilkd y fbttr'lii v and it is en- 
titled, "An Open Letter To Jehovah's 
Wi trai a t* *' daleii September 35, 1940, 
and it is prints — 

The Court; If it is not all pertinent 
and if villi want to rwu3 any part in the 
iniNTi'jft uf brevity — *'cru u.i^ ji1 lilierty 1u 
md it »U Or any part. In otlier vurdx, 
if we can shotiet; up any with this trial 
we onght to Iry to do iL 

ilr. Coving: out I appreciate that and 
I bill try t.) do it. 

(irr. C'ovinjflwi reads DafendanEa' Ex- 
hibit ;J to .I.,- j i iy. ) 

Mr. Covington: And the olhc-r letter 
I think I w-ill n'jij later. 

The Cotirt; Your neit witnets. 

Mr. Brodihfliawea: I will tall Ifr. 
Moyle. 



OLDf R. MOYLB, residinjr at JohnEona 
Creek, Wusfonain, being firat duly sworn, tesU- 
Ced at follows: 

i!r. fJrucliriaafienL 1 joist wiint to at 
(hi* time offer in evidence pari of the 
"Wnlch To»-er : " of January 1, 1333, that 
part on page 2 entitled ""Wftteh Tower- 
CuiBt%n L " and the article on the lest 
page entitled "Witch ToMi'er, Sample 
Capias." 



»7 

Qlin B. iiot/tt^For Plfr- Irirect 

The Court; Slicw Itr. CovKurton iha 
two articles you menu. 
Mr. Covington : No objection. 

(Received in evidence and iDiffeed Plain- 
tiff's Etiiibits i&A and 101S. resi«.'ctLvc]y,li 

Mr. RniehlutusoDi I will udrk thia firat 
article A t and the second, artiele B, thai 
btinE On the last page. 
Direct ejffwsiiiaJiOrt fejf ifr. iVr^r aaaaaes : 

Cj. You are a nativa of Wjiconaui I At Yes, 
III, 

Q r Horn where 1 A, TluJ town of Baynaond, 
Eaeine County, Wisconsin. 

Q, la tliat in the vicinity of MUwaiikMl A. 
Yes, sir. 

q. Eow far distant t A- Unymond i* about 
2D miles from Milwaukee. 

Q. You attended the public schools in Wi*con- 
slut A_ Yes, sir. 

Q. And eventually attended ValparuisO Uni- 
versity in Lodikns&f A. \ea, sir. 

Q. And obtained the d*t rc * °^ LL.B, (Jj«et 
A, 1 did. 

Q. And Uiei-i yon «-ere admitted lo Hue Bar of 
the Stale uf "Wiiieonsiu, on April 25, JUUi ia that 
riglitt A Thai i* right, 

Mr. UrUtbhauaea: I ollar in evidence 
certificate— 

Tiic Cui.i-t. There isn't mny ^net-tion 
about tbaL 

il r. Coring Wft : No question about him 
being a ffiemner of tLe Bur, 



2nH 

CW.it £ Aloyle—Pvr Fig >— Direct 

Q. You wore later otiinitlcd lo the Uar of the 
H:a(e <>( H<w Vorkt 

.Mr. Covington: There h no ^nettiaa 
nbuikt Uml eitlier. 

Q. Of the fitate of Hzv York is Decewh**, 
l^ttil A, Tltti ii T ighL 

The Court; There is no nroestion as to 
that. 

Q. And in connection nith your ndmission lo 
Hit liar in the Statu of New Yorh yoa bad atr 
ti.ehed lo yoUSf papers cliaracter alhdavits Bijrned 
by the defendant* Nathan 11. Knorr, Joseph F. 
Hadicrt'urd, t'taytob Woodwortii, and one 3J«- 
Conuick, is tliat correct 1 A. I think that is 
rijfhL 

\l i-. ISj-uchliauM'ji: 1 offer the character 
ullidavilii in uvkkaet 

Mr. Covia^tan: Theru i* mt Hjuusli^fl 
about it and 1 do "ot set tlu.- nntteriulity. 

The f'uurt; 1 ;.n concede thul ii-i-l- gave 
nlli'.iLm'.sf 

Mr. Covinjrton: They did (;iv<; tucli 
nflkluvihc. 

T'M L-uiirt: L do ant sec that it is nia- 
lerijil, 

ilr. ltrurbhauiitii : IVitit that conceii- 
sioib 1 won't prras iL 

Q, Then war* ynu not admitted to the liar of 

ire iiu|ii'L-Li)'j Court of I ho Untied KHile* Of 
America ut WutJjlnjftoo, on Mardj 2, 1^371 A. 

1 man. 

i.; And you lutve oeeti a practicing attorney in 



iSOQ 

OS* It. Meyte—Fet .Pl'^Utffri 

these varioua jurisdielions nt one time or an- 
other, ifince your admission in tlie iilulc of WLs- 
conbin in ILUJt A. Yun- 

Q. And you are ao*' praetieia^ ktw in Ilia 
Suit* of WistotiHint A Yea, 

q. When did you becotne aluliated with JeJso- 
vah'a VVitneasesT A It was aruond 11)09 or 
lyiO, 1 lHK*!B* amliated with tlia \Valdi Tip *r 
fjaaiarf. 

Q. Did yon attend clarsea ui Wiscoimin f A. 
Yes, sir. 

y. Thereafter 1 A. Yes, sir. 
(j, fiejrulnxly, «p to itWl A. Yea. 
(J, And did you have uny eOrre*pontienee with 
Mr. Uulherford about conung to itrooklynl A. 
laid. 
^. Was lint at his reyuestl A, Ye^, it wok. 
y, Atul as a result of tha^ correspondence yod 
sold your Jioiue aud beLujiglnj^s in WiaL^n^iin and 
umie to Brooklyn in June, WiJiT A, That i* 
right. 

(j. Had you, prior to leaving Wwcoxujin, taken 
cars of some litigaliua for Jehnvah's Witnesses I 
A- 1 handled a uuuiber of cum;* in the area 
where 1 lived, 

(J, tju whea you came to Brooklyn you took 
up your home, you, your wife and your son, in. 
itediel on Columbia, Heights I A, Yes, 

y. And you Wen auai^ned to l^gal work, wan 
youl A. 1 was, 

(J. And did you during liial time handle Siti- 
gatio:t En vori«u< stateu in the United States! 
And in thu bu]jfeiiie Court of the United JjiuHi", 
on beluiii of (he dcfejidanl t A Visa, sir. over 
Utft ps.."iLiu oi lime. 



210 



211 



2:2 



Oik R. llegle—Fer Plf.—Dtrea 

Q- And (1LJ J01 during that time receive litters 

of COtOJliendalLOn from, Mr. IS at lit', f : ■; ;i L.tm.:'. 

yaur wsit (bat you wars tarrying oat 

Mr. Coviagtoa: W* might shorten (hit. 
ilttn is so uue*tion but what fas per- 
formed his duties properly up to the time 
tijirt eantnmertfy J 1 -!?"*, There i$ no arje*> 

Lion about that at all. 

The Court i Thank yon very much. 

Ilr. (JovingtcBi Up until the ton* of Un 
Madison hk[uarc (iarden controversy. 

Tilt Court : Tliaak. you very math. 

Q. Do you recall some rotation hems' inade by 
eoUMttl I« tt>t' l1h,!;"(!t ■ ' mi t , I believe in Ms open- 
ing hufufc Ihe jury, as to whether or j;ot you 
bad evw made & coiaplaiat to Mr. It utherf or d t 
Ho you Dotl A. I remember that refertoeti ys*. 

Cj. In that connection I show you a Setter 
doled July 3, 1.037, written by you to Mr. Ituther- 
furd, aiul nit you to identify it (handing letter 
tv witMw), 

The Coftrt 4 VfM that lertei writta by 
you to Mr, UulhtrfordT 

The Witness : That i* it letter written 
by aw to lit, RuUw-rford on that data, 

Cj. Hew was) that letter delivered or seat to 
hunt 

Mr, Covington: May I see it! 

Tb» Court: It ha* oat been efftred 
yet. 

Mr, Bruehhausoa; I am just leading 
up to the offer. 



Olin 11. ifaylt—For PIf.—Dirsct 

The Court: How wbm. it sent or de- 
livered! 

Tin* Witness; Jt was ftivco lo George 
Jtiinjji. thr lui'Ln *vha tiandliid the mail, 
who in turn delivered it to hinr~lha.t i* 
in JiLiyT 

Q. July 2, 1D"7. A. Yes, sir, that is the way 
tliat was delivcrcu- 

Q, And did you, sijhiixinent ta the sending of 
that letter and in the melhod Unit you. ha?* de- 
scribed, receive it buck I A, Te*, sir, I ci;(i, 

Q, In what wayl A. I cn.n'1 remeinber ex- 
actly on that, but the usual method ™aa he would 
send notices or memos to i» r either through 
Janes or through somebody else. 

Q. So you i«re constantly etimmunic&tinj; 
with Mr. jlurti^rforit in lh*t f?nh!fiftt A, Ta, 

Q. Rack and forth \ A, Yej. sir. 

Q. And did you receive in the course of yonr 
commnnications notations by Mr. Rutherford 
and at many times his stamp, "J. F, IS. "I A, 
Yr«, sir. I would make suggestions a* to pro- 
ccdore or points comim; up in connection with 
the ease, end he would frequently pal hi* ft&mp 
on the ride to indicate much sujre^atiuns votc 
aerepi able. 

Q. Ke that thia document I refer to, J-.iiy, 
10^7, km in the hjoujb^ of your cperwtjonj hi 
nn attorney for the WCMniwH inn, calling to Ifr. 
Untlierford's attention certain cases and whet 
titj jroinc; on about them, ira't that rijrhtl A. 
Thst ii rijrht 

Q And %'ould 1w ftak* Kif commente 01 np- 
proyol or disapproval, whatever it may be. and 
the letter come hack to youl A. 'flat m right. 



Olrn R. ilvyk—For Plf.— Direct 

ij. And [hid letter came back lo you afttr yen 

delivered jt in die fashion you have titid. you 
did I A. Vet, hir. 

Mr, flnichbauacn ; I offer it in evi- 
dence. 

M r. Covington : Well, may it please 
your litdiur, it does not appear that Lids 
letter van. ever delivered. 

The Court; WcuLd you like to ask him 
a i|Uf:"tion or tivoT 

Mr. Covington : Yes. 

Uy ilr. Covington: 

Q. TA"he did you **y J'OU ^ave this tof A. 
Cuve Ihnw HL-in-rul ly to (jwitkc Jones,. I thin!; 
that U tlit itntt, he had charge of the mail 
dc*k ami he would in turn deliver them to the 
Judge, 

fj. fjrorje Jones tete^ fare af (hf nntinide 
lllLlil, dni'it he nott A. And hi; alxo took tftrt 
of nicBMa of that uort for nc 

tj. Are you jiiire lliia wu jfiveu to 1lte Juduct 
DLiL you jwc liiit< tpvt it to hiinT A, No, I did 
aot. 

(J. Wbih did ho ip)1 it irsrtrtf A, When it came 
aarkt 

tj. Yo* A, I don't recall exactly. It came 
Itii'ti to u'c- fitlkif through Joncn or aomehody 
rim; Kfjulin^ il :nirt, 

Q. Ynh <]<>t\\ lioov.- u-ho hroujilit it hack, how 
yon jort it buck, or how il went over, do youl 
A. I can't muy rxoclly, bi-cuujii that in mfiny 
yi-jirji ago. lint that it my hcul retftl Lerlian of it. 

Tiio Coart; Hav* you an objeetiont 
Mr, GivLngiya; "S'cs, I object to it be - 



213 
Otin It. jWojifc— For Plf.—Dirtet 

canisa it is the Original and there ia no 

evidence nf delivery. 
The Court; Objcelion suataiiwd, 
Mr. Oruebhnu&L'n- Exetptioa, 

By 11 r, Bn»i>hliaus*n : 

(i The method that you. Iwtvo deiniribed of 
leaving a letter for the Judge was a iii>;Uhm] Llir.t 
you ::iir^u>'i_l on all your communications lo him, 
wnsn't ill A. Ye*, *ir, es*ept *'hen tie was in 
Cahfornio in the winter liifsfc Th«n they would 
go by mail 

Q, And tlie prinlinjr plfliit at Adams Street 
where you had y«ur "ilito woh liow far from 
124 Columbia ITeif;ht«t A. I think about half 
a mile, 

Q, Wan it eailomary t<> tnail or liave papers 
delivered back and fotlbr A. They were deliv- 
ered back and forth. 

Q. And through tliii means of George Jopet, 
or wlrMVfr luL])pened lo he the messenger, it 
delivering it Laiclif A. Ve*, sir. 

Q, And oil yotlr «oiiLniani<jations that you is- 
ceived hncti bnre Ibo^e iuisiniji, "J.JMi." in the 
same far-hioa and in ihe Kaine ibipreAHioo oa this 
one heret A. Yes, sir, Mtctpt vehen he wnuld 
fti'tui a pergonal letter of ids cwi He wouldn't 
iihvuvn «rd the original hack. .Sometiiuea he 
wnuld a»**'tr villi a lctler of his o*tl Eut 
when lie wjut the ofi^Lrii! back he put bis okay 
on in that faeldan. 

Q, Kn (hot >'nu Imd many otJrern which hrre 
the aamc okny, ami ihnl i» the nuc 1l>4l i* an dim 
pnjirrt A. That is rieht 



£14 

Ol'm It. Ilar/lt^Fof Plff.—Dirtcl 

Tha Court: Was tint method used by 
all other* involved in fchi* wortl 
T!h) WitHMa; I il" n?t know. 

Q. Yim were the only attorney there at 117 
Adams Street, weren't youl A. That is right. 

Q, There wax no one i L l*e time acted on legal 
eases qt nnylhing like that tint hncl egiiiniunicn- 
tions about cases to the Judxo that bad to be 
] limned on, was tlie-rel A. Ho. 

The Couii: Bid yoit hove nny distm- 
*ioa with Ilr. TliitliorfnTil after this -was 
Kci p,f io*iMl]y delivered trt him ami before it 
wa* rBiliri'rtcil to you I 

The Wilnesx: If lean rcfrttsli lay raol* 
lection — 

Q. TVend this paper alnng the lines of wliatliift 
Honor lias mentioned and tboKe eaFCK that ore 
r*ffrr«l la, and tell trie whether the Judge after- 
ward* ditftohtod nny of 'lie ^Kiih1n Ihat yisu raineil 
in that letter. 

The Court: 1* this important? 

Hfr, Jtruflihau*en; Yes, 

Mr, C"vinp(nn; T drm't think it is, 

Thf- Court: Mfi-amie 1 haven't neen the 
letter. Doe* it liave lo do with some 
casepl 

'ilr. fSmehhauserj : Tlie importance of it 
ia the pnint (hit ws> raised in the open- 
ing wid on one or two other occn«ions As 
to whether the plaintiff — 

Mr. Covington; I object to the state- 
ment. 

This Court; Objection sustained. Let 



2i;, 

Olin R. Jl/Ojrls— For Ptff.—Dittei 

at not make any statement*. You say it 
in unjwriailt to you. That is an answer 
Mr, Pr.ii'hiiauoKrt: Yes, 

The Wilnexs; 1 have sotne reeoUeetina 

of discussing sonic of lhe«o JKfint* in here. 
For inatajicf, one — 
The Court l Don't mention the points, 

Q, Ynnr answer is ycil A Yes, 

Mr. Bruehhauaen; May I renew my 
offer of the paper in evidence- 

ilr, Cofingtoa: We still have oar ob- 
jection. 

Tlie Court: I am still going; to sos- 
i:.ii: tlie objeetion with aa exception to 
tbe plaintiff, 

Mr, Bruchhauaen: May I have it 
marked for identification 1 

(Harked Plaintiff 'i Exhibit 11 for 
IdentifiMttion.) 

iQ. Tlie printing plant at Adomi Street is 
where the various publication* Ws priAtAd, 
aren't theyf A, Yes, sir. 

V- I show yon a photograph a-.d aslt you if 

that it the handing. 

The Court; Shaw it ta your opponent 
and you will savO time, 

Mr. Covington: No objection. 

Mr. Bruehaansea: I offer il in evi. 
dertce. 

(Received in evidence and marked 
Plaintiff'* Exhibit IB.) 
Q L Csalisg down to the tints in 183s ^^ y PB 



01™ li- Moylt—For PI J.— Direct 

relumed friii:: your fucatieo, H* you recall thai 
tint waa aha at Aujjust ". 1SS9I A. August 8th r 
¥i left Uetbel, 

The Court: What date did yon return 
from ymir vacation! 
The Wiinesa: The dale we rcttSTKtCsl f 

(J. Wa. A. Augimt Mi, *t returned from our 

ViUHtioll. 

(J. Aim] ilit ynu remit n meeling in (lis ojuar. 
Ici-a of ifc, ItullN-rford, pn August Bthl A. 
\ CK, jdr. 

Q. And wlutl nnliee A\A you rvtvirt of tiuit 
toreliiijrl A. 1 art* mid tit I he hrpakfnst table 
in ■ hi' ilNiminfc— tin uimnmrenHrnt was, made nl 
the break fn^t liddc in 1he morning that a mart, 
infi nf the Dourd "f tlln-rlnni nf the two enr- 
[mrnlinna would IhC ln-h] nt Hie .fudge's, nffirc til 
ten o'clock. 

Th:' Court: At Mr. Hi::herforfl7a office 
nl ten o'clock f 

T!n> WiSne*n: Ve*, *ir h r.i:d I was. 

.l^iit-it by htm if I would be present. 

CJ. Am] what was (lorn at that meeting? A. 
Al lluil MfCtlne. Mr. Rtilherford called Hie :niet- 
ttig In order tin I hud Liu secretary, Eddie 
Keller, read I he tetter which I had sent to him 
jum prior to tin? case, ihc lelier of July 21 at, 
Tiie letter waa read. Then he aiik^d for cohv 
li.i-nLr. Kri'-]i uietnlwr of the Bnard of Direc- 
turn commented on the Lt-tter and disapproved 
of itK comenta and condemned nt for writing 
tl. 1 waa. mikfd if I had anything to say, 1' 
nprwered that I had nntidng to pay, that whit 



Oil's li. lloylt—For Plf.—Dif£(( 

I Wrote wim the truth. If (hey wanted ta »a- 
Hemn me for it, ih»t u-n» their privilege, A 
committee waa then appointed who went into 
another renin and eania back with a resolution 
which, if F- rem]] correctly, waa adopted, by the 
Board 

Q. Thru Hiil something happen again at lunch 
tiniel A, T™, air, 

5- V,"hnl trunapirrdt A, At lunch tinto tW- 
serncflnry, rhldie ICeller, was again naked lo rud 
thin letter. 

The Court : That in, before the tawem- 
bletl jrrnupT 

The IVitnmn: Hefoi 1 ? lln? cnliro fam. 
ilr, jt» «t citil it. 

Q. How ninny, opfiros:iiniileJy, npnr in nt- 
tendiini-e I hi' ft" I A. To I he heat of my recollec- 
tion, thru' Tvrn? nhout 2\2. And the letter was 
read hjijI T wnn nsnin n«liitl if I had anything; 
tn i=uy, J pain nn. tluit ihr letter Kpwilin tnr 
itself, ITr. Huttierfnrd nimlr. «oinc further Mim- 
liu.'nt* ami then pav« dirocSinim — Urnl hr 
Huti-H for approval n-f I tic inemb^rn of tlw tAm- 
ily, of thof-e who n^r>rnvcd of (he aetinn titlten 
hy the Itnard of TKt-Mnrn in eerprtn^ my reln- 
tini^rt -ft'ith the orpsniitntion. The family all 
stood in flppmml of (hat with the eier-ption 
nf issysetf nnH my wife and my non, and then 
inatrnelion* »icri; ei\'en tn the house nervtmt, 
firjtnt Suiter, that we ahonld he moved out that 
afternoon. 

Q. Had you received nnj- noliftcntton pri(»r to 
that that yon wonld l\nn to leavt that nfter- 
aponl A. No. 



219 
(Win li, Mottle— for Pl$.—t)irai 

Q. &o yOa did leave that afternoon for Wta- 
wnsin, wag ilT A. No, not for ffiMMain. IV* 
jot our atutf packed np and ve went Over Id 
Nuw J«fai'j Itiat t'vrniiig ond sliced I here, and 
the neit day I pot a Irueic to move n-.y stuff 
away. 

Q. Tben you returned l« W jtvemntii n 1 A. Tea, 

Q- And wliere in \^iBeoniin did yoa returji t* 
and nbnul whenl A. Went hack to Wutennnin, 
lo Wnnwato**, fl ptuburh of llilwankee. We c;ot 
there Auginl li.ti. 

Q. Had yon re^tdeil nreviuisaly in that City! 
A. Kot in ^Vnuwatosa. 

Q- Hut near b L .I A. Yea, air, in Eaeina Comi- 
ty, a few mites nuL 

EL IhrE _h rni rluiW 1hc Irricr *tr iT-nil it to fiiii'- 

body while ynu were out UieroT A How it 

that) 

(,*, Did vmi ulitiw ar M'ikit vmtr h'lltT lo nne- 
t«,dyl 

The Court: That ii your letter 1n Mr, 

Rutherford 1 

llr. EfOrb:iii.iNc^i: ITea, 

A. No, 

Q. Do you readl rfrndinn; tlie nrtiele in the 
"Wtlcll Tower'' of September latt A, Tct, I 
do, 

Q. And what trUnHpirni, if anythins, aftec 
rftatt A. After Seplemher 1st there *fjis a 
cbnn^r in atlititile. \V,-> were welcomed very 
warmly \y frientU Hntonjr Jehovah's Witnesses 
in JIi]wfintce when --re returned, and after t'Lnt 
tlftte tbinea bej!ian lo elianpe. T^irut if mia onlj 
a eoolnea* on tl» rmrt of a few, which grew in 



fWJii ft. Mugtf~F«r I'tff. — t'ircci 

extent until there feat an antagonistic attiiuua 
by the major portion of ihein. Aa wc woold go 
into the meotmga there would he an area 

^i'uiOmI Ua whrri- We Nit wiiH-rt- r>>hii>tr [Am; *ia<;ii[ 

be littiafj. Sometlmea it would !>app*n if ntmn- 
body >'ii uitlinjr where we would, (lint person 
would get up and go elsewhere, and that la aa 
attitude which continued Oil *J] the lime, we w*r» 
there. 

Q. Then do yon refjl] Ifr, FTnwletl mrnintr out 
tliA.Tr liltd lihttlitit^ a ti iit-1 i 1 1^; on iilkiut ^4'p(eiik- 
h*r 2-lUit A. Yw, »ir. 

Q. Tbq attended that nteetinglf A. 1 did. 

Q. Wna there any diffrrunee nr ehnng* in the 
altitude nf .Ji-tiovn-h's WitDasaej ansine; out of 
tbalf A. WoU, So the k-nt of ray resell eeliuiK, 
that jttitudc ot aliinninp; and avoiding as con- 
tinued to jrrow from then on. 

The Court: From when oat 
Tiie Witnesa: t?oiiliitUed to ^row after 
the IJowtett sneetin^, 

Q. Do you recall the artjele* in the "Watch 
Tower" of Qttotaf 15th and XoTeraher 15lhf 
Go yim pthtl A, Ve:, air. 

Q, And Uicn did anything happen wilh refer- 
ence to your tarrying on in Wnuwatosc! A. 
Yon inean ns to my legnl practice I 

Q, Yes. A. Yea, air. 1 alayed lliere, in Wan- 
watosa, for a. little iietter titan a year. I had 
hum praetic* in the beginning. It came in fairly 
good, I might toy, and tlten (he situation arose 
that there wa* ^tty liilte coming in and £ h^d 

t* nioTr. 

Q, Did yon notice any unfrieodlineac on the 



220 

Oi'rn It. l/oifle—t'tir PSJ.—tiireci 

part Of Jehovah 'a Witnenae« tlierel A. Yea, air 
I did, 

Q. Did that hove any tiling Lo do with your 
ihuiijje. of residence or ofliceF A. That did, if 
I niuy explain, aiont if the friend* I had in 
that area prior to toinjj there were aiming 
Jehovah V Witnesses, nnd moit acijnairitftBeei 
and friends in liiinaukte »<rc muntijr those So 
that I liioueht that tlut friend I incaa which was, 
there would be tieljifui in muidng a living and 
building up p. practice, liot when tlie altilude 
of ill mini ng and avoiding me Utat, that hops 
died away, heeauie tbv [iractice did come. 1 did 
receive mine, tlenis of huatneaa from Jehovaii'x 
WitiiH'^t-s qud their frk-nda in the beginning, 
But ilist dropped oif. 

<i. Up tn that time for aome yara, wifli the 
iutentiisatun of Uie time that you were actually 
A'L BulheJ, were many ol your clients and in 
large pars ainong Jehavidj'» WiLneaaaf A. 
Quite a few wer& 

The Court: He wants lo know if a 
large purl of your practice came from 
Jehovah"* Witnesuea. 

The Witnesa : 1 wouldn't &ny a large 
part of it, an. Pretty Imrd lo figure the 
exact percentage. B'4t there wai ijuite t> 
bit «f it 

(J. Did yuu continue lo ailend ciaasea oi Julio- 
valiV U'ilncMrM ni'er you returned I A, 1 did 

fur sometime. 

Q. For bow long a tijaef A, Continuoua at- 
tending there until nlong b ilirch or April, I 
flunk it was, of lWt), th* fvUowiag year. 



;::i 



Oii* ft. Mmjh—FoT Ptlf.—f)irt.£Y 

Q. Were ltio«e elitanCe all in Milwaukee) A. 
No, at hKetingH in Milwaukee and Wauwajtimn. 

Q, Uid you roeeiTe a couiiti anient iun thrit yuu 
were to lie removed fj'nnt aasiHiiatioti wiLh tie 
organisation I A. Vou meitH the Milwonkeo 
orgonhtntkiiil 

iit. Uruclihnuscn: 1 will withdraw' 
that 

<^. Dul jiou receive nume etnimiti.'ijca'.ion from 
thu Wiilrli Tower Jlihle &>eHly of llrvoklyu a* 
lo your being removed. n« a ineinljer of the cur- 
JHiialiultT A. I iliil. 

y. I .■,.!::,'.■ you a |i.,M.-r dated ffovemttrr sv.1, 
lIKil), nnd auk you whether that is a copy of the 
fMijjer lliitt you received F A, Timl in a eopy 
of it, 

Q. Y<>u haven't tlie original, have yonT A. 
Yes, I think 1 Imve in my lile, 

t|, la thin tlir filet A. Mil, I think the brown 
fuldcr. 

Thii Court: VMc he i» hwking fer tlw* 
original ymt toot at tiie copy. 
ilr, t.'iivitiglon: Yrn. 
Tite Wtlticui; VI.jb in it. 
The Court: He luia the original. 
Mr, HrurliliansriL: I t-fler it in ev: 

llillH'C, 

Mr, Covington; We have no objection. 

{lieeetved in evidence nnd marked 
PuiiitilTV ESxliilkit 13.) 

Q, Then, did you, aftur rwtiviGff thai letter 
that luia juxl been put in evidence, reply lo it! 
A. Idtd. 

Q, To Mr. Vas Aroburgb! i, Ya, sir. 



^J 



iL'4 



Oli* It. ifoylt—FoT pif— Direct 

Mr, 1 ! ruthhnuflen. : Iio± iha defendant 
(lie reply J 

Mr. Cuvington : Yea (handing lctbor to 
couth el)* 

Q. ] slow yun a inlter dated November 24, 
llffil, si^ui-d Olin II. iluyl'-v ami addressed to 
W. J^. Van Auaburgb, and, ait you if tliat i« tlia 
reply you now refer LoJ A, Ysb, »ir. that it the 
reply. 

Mr, Hru^iihauisori : I offer it in evi- 
denoe, 
Mr. Coving! -hi' N* fibJMtian. 

(Tbit! letter t'iii received is evidence ISO. 
marked Plaintiff* Uxliibit 14.) 

(Mr. lSrucldiaosen rends riuiiitiff'a Ji*.. 
liiL.i-.rt U and 14 to li:u jur^.j 

Q. What happened aflcr I bat alter jo.ur aa- 
ii.KLiLiiini ViilUi. the orgauiioiiont A. 1 did not 
l'iuur any won; cupieeming tliaL That letter *'U 
not ainvoruiL 

Q. llid you eamtinun lo ullcnd Hit c.hu,e<:s ! .A. 

Yet, 

Q. Until whenl A. Until along in March, or 
Aiwil of lWfc 

Q. Wm Uu-rii anything el.be said about your 
being (leninited !« ntiend tjierel A. Yen. sir, 
there ww. Tiie coanpuny 's servant, Hf. KLiisuu, 
bunded tne a n«!e una evening and ju be hniJtd 
il to mi! lie Euid, "lirother Movie, I halo to d« 
[hi*, but yum nns in bed with the Society," and 
thai wan a note virtucJIiy cutting *-W off from 
that organisation, or rcfu*ing ecrfnin privileges. 



Otfa 1L J/fljrJs— for Pig's— Direst 

Q. Tint occurred ulitnl A r Tloit wan alec,; 
in February or .Vureh, J. 'inyieva, 

Q. ]>id you then diituni inua your attendance 
at tJio Society! A. I wont a few times after 
tliut uid then quit. 

(j. You never attended *Jastej after that timet 
A. No. 

Q. The "Walch Tower" magtasne, was thai 
from any information you ran giva us delivered, 
to lliu riidilie Also during this period in 192S1 

llr. Covington: We ehjecl to thai an- 
iens lie can haao it urion uctuoJ knowlede.o 
oiid not opinion, and testify lo the fact*. 
Appwtuliy it c&Jla for a conclusion and 
Opinion, Ti'ifl. man waa not in charge 
o( tlie distribution. 

Mr. Bruelibausen : I wilJ witlidrlnf tlie 
fiueation tor a moment 

Q. At tin* printing plant On AdaaM Stre«t 
trier* Vi r ere mart tlian one nuigaiina printed, 
H'cron't tlii;r*t A, Y*a. 

Q. Wliut were tlicyt A. "WftteU Towtr" wat 
Ourt ma^ajijie. "CunsoEatiou" waa Ilia ollii-r, 

(J. And how ofttrt 4id tl»e "Wau:ii Tower'* 
etHiia out I A. Kvery tu'o weeks. 

<J. And "Consolation"! How many times! 
A. Til* «Aiue r 1 believe "Watch Tower" hhe 
out on the let And iitli, curl J tliink "Consola- 
tion" was every two weeks, if I reuiember cor- 

recliy. 

Q. i\i»d wliat etlue-r pulitieatsona ^ert sriail* 
np tliereT A. There were book* printed, panipa- 
]*tn, Eaailct^. 

Q. And tbc oigajuiatiou ooniisted of people in 



OJin It. Uojtlt—For Pif,— Direct 

tlie iidil, ilid it not. Hint Lit, uutxide at Uollttl, 
imil the; [irmiiEij^ phuitt A, 'L'lieri- v. ere EJio^e 
w^rliH'r* in Hit: \'"H, yr*, air. 
(j. In ilie vuriutiA iSim. 1 ?; <if (be I'nionl A. 

^ H-JJ, HIT. 

ty, Ami <\» I uiMli-rttiiiiiJ tha! She Uniletl Hlaloa 
Btni iLiviiJi.it up into regicii^f A. VeH, nir. 

(J. And "lIivii tJiii via nulniivtdtJ into Kineir 
A. Tintt in riglit. 

{J. And ili'.'iL tJif-ie utife ^tininuti Ltii iitLitliLii 
to thi? notn'nf A That Lh. ri^jii. 

ij. Sn Lull tiu-ri' were Hji.'im' KiM-Li Mill enni- 
pnuifit in VafiHiUn rilieK tlirouKhimt tlie U 01 ted 
titnles »nd oWwfiCTB, nm'l tluit eurrectl A. 
1'Jint u ri^hl, 

Cj, Anu I hey uiiendeii meeiingv tram time Iv 
time in Ik-He vai'iuim plin-i-nf A. Yea. 

tj. Hid y«U lliivo otTHiilOH «.a vi^it n«l at hOihC 
of tii one pluetnf A. J hi you i ut mi aftar my 
reidnit 

{}, During the ijeritsd you were in Uutro »f 
coLinn'! ['j 1he orgLuiixutittn. 

Tlie L'ourl; While you were at lietud, 

A. Yen, J did. 

Q, You visited varioua ttaict of (lie Union in 
Ilk- toui'Hu of your wort aa euoiinci, did you uolT 
A- i did, ye*. 

(J. And did uoinc eonsiderahie travoiingt A. 
V«y i'roin ilains to Flttriiia. 

(J. And is t here bIko a purl of tlte organization 
in Uamttttl A Vea. 

Q. Coinpanit* up lliere al»oT A. Yce, 

Lj. And that all originated from licadiy uarUra 



£29 

Qlin It. Magic—For Plff^Direct 

in BrOylilj"el A. Ye*, f ajii not bo aure uoout 
tlie ConttdiiHi or^nniuilion. 

(J. A]uo were Ibcre u(d plant* abroad T A 
Y«, nir. 

Q, Did thiiy not hnve to your kno«leilgt a 
printing pluul in Evaritttflawlf A. Yea, *ir, 

y. And foruierlj- one in Uennenj'l A Yes, 
Mir. 

(j. \Va« not tluii "Watch Tower" iiuiffuiiue 
printed in different langua^ea t A 1 1 Kin. 

(J. And copies of i! war* next oulaiJe of tlie, 
I'nitcd Sl4ttn an well aa inside of the United 
ijiutes, to lortign edUfttritu f A. Yea, sir. 

(J, And were nut tlieur vnriuu» lun?kn ihul were 
written aibd prinlt-d in different Lunguugc*l A. 
In many languagea. 

Q. Uo you know how many different Uuijjuogea 
llieif liuhlitalmriB werr prinled in( A 1 eouliln't 
ri;Lneiii'H. L r Doit accurately. It eevnm to ]«a there 
were ubout (JO, but I wouldn't wont to any thai 
positively. 

g, A« [Kail of Uiit orKuniulion tliey kad pub- 
liakera, is Hint itT A. Yea, air. 

Q. And tiievaa pui'linkerji were really pereoni 
who del ieeredj thia literature ami "Wntrki Tower" 
loagBiine -n Jitnnen — 

Mr. tlovington: W« okJHml to the lead- 
ing and eligg^tive i|ucsl ioning, your 
Honor. 

1'lie Court: Tlie objection it lUEtjuned. 
ll n i^'.ding. 

(J. Iluw ilu vou (kacribt! the puiilinlicm uf tlie 
Ors"J''^tLi.inT A, I'lilriinbcni wens Uiuse, 4U I 
undcrijtuixi ll, who tngnjj^l in li«» *urk of 



Olia ft. Mayle—For I'lf.— Direct 

distributing tbis literature from house So house 
ojiil plare lu plaee. They were nlau auppoaed to 
be eonseeruted lo tit? Lord, and doing it from 
t.,,! ;.ii>:li: of consecration to Hua. 

Q. Tlitrc wan a group culled Pionee"*, *m 
tin' re noif A Yes, fiir. 

Q, How do you d**cribe the I'loiitwl A Fio- 
r.Lvt* were full lime pubbsbcrs wlio put in ill 
tlieii- time in tl.it work. 

g. ^Vuui there any fioainjinl arranKeni^nt S*d« 
with Lhe l'iouecru! A, I understood tliey ob- 
liiiih'd their living froio the placing of Lhe litaro- 
ture. 

(J. Tliey got fl, eoimni«i!i(in on it, didn't ihejt 
A Yea. 

Q. Pu el to tlie Pioneers aod poet to the or. 
guiii'sutiynl A. Yii«, B-ir. 

<i. And did the publishers: nlso receive a oom.- 
mlhsif.ii; A. Yea, sir. 

Ij And they purtly liiiu.le llieir living ool of 
tliait A 1 ilon't know about thut. 

tj. IS in ]>url of their rcwipU went to tlie ar- 
gnnjuutioii, the Watch Tower, did it notf A. 
Yea, air. 

Q, Uid they oiao use the plionogroplif A. 
Tluit in eiglil. 

(J, llid you nt Buy tun* during yotxe stay tlier* 
rKvive iijij- ueeouniing uf U;e funda or nee in/ 
uceuuJj iiny uf tlie fuodn of the Watch. Tower I 

llr. Covington: Thai is entirely irrjma~ 
IctiiL 
The Court; Objretion «u><ta.ineil, 

Q. Kow, aft*r Septtmher 4, 1D40, did you U 
tlie ti;non»t of anybody, or your own volition, 



Olm II. iVanl*— for Plf,— Direct 

luLVt occnuioa to tltow your letter to anyone 1 
A. You incnn Soptemoer, 1JM0, or 1&33I 

Q. September, 1303 f A, September, 1D3E1, 
there were inntiy requefta to see that le(ter after 
tlie ijc-jji ember I at Tower came out. I quite 
geiieraJly turned down i)ie re(|ue«'«- I did abow 
tlie leltera to a few personal friend*. 

Q. Well, after you got Bioved to Johnson City 
— A. Johnson Creek. 

Q. Tliat won nbout when, by the way! A 
Match 1. 1341. 

Q. Were there any Jehovah'*. WitnfmiCa Here! 
A. Not that 1 know of. 

Q. And did yon have occasion to viait outside 
of Jo-linKonii Creek, llilwaukee, and eLaewnere, 
where tltcy reaidedf A. I got into Milwaukee 
occanionally. 

Q. And had yctt asy occasion to nptiee lhe 
feeling or attituils on Die part of Hu»4 Jeiio- 
vali'i WitnesHei you nietf 

Mr. Covington: Just a mnmrnl— - 
The Court: I think it is too iridefmite. 
I thinlf you nhoold fut ion* time. 

Q. Kay, ^dtlwaukee, on any occasion after you 
tooved to Jobntona Creek; can you give o.» any 

details 1 

The Court: And fix the approiimata 
time. 

Q. And fix lhe Approximate Time, ond pbjw, 
alohp the line of their attitude towards you. A. 
Well, 1 could give an instance of a client — 

The Court: Can you fix tlie timet 
Tim Witness : Thii would be — 



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Gitit A", Uoglt— For Plf ^Direct 

The Court i ,A ppro* imstvly. Wo are 
nut K Q ' n £ *o hold anybody litre. 

Tilt; tt' i c ni-K it : 'J' I •;* cove ru U:c period of 
time iJurnii; lImj latter part of Vill or the 
Rnt part uf 3i-iil 

tj. Yen, A. A client by tin? nuue ul Mrs. Ros* 
Ivi-I i -=e wns tln. L Bthuiriistralriit in an tstulo f«P 
uli it'll 1 wu« fttturfu-v. I was retained by her In 
tSu IIk h'Kid Work in fo;i uei-tiun Willi Hue estate 
ulnirtly after 1 mine lijict from M i Iwautiee.. After 
1 j.ijv/ii lu <l crimsons (.'reck t i - ■_- estate im» "till 
eiriiljnuing. Xlit would address letters lu :ne rr- 
pirsh nj; jhf estate ami usually end tin letters 
with ■ f, J)var Brother JIuyLe." After awhile the 
h.-ttem came Willi no wdiiution, and finally c&jue 
with tin- naluulirui t "Bear Mr. lloyte." That was 
dji innttare of |he change of attitude. 

n. IVi-rr tilers: any other instances that you 
ran give u* in Hull, eonnctition 1 

Tin: L'ourl: Filling the tipifc 

IJ. Kimiiu' ihc lime and pluee, 

l'lwt Court: If there weren't any, tell 

Q*. 

A. I can't ncenll them alh There was a ca*e in 

tilt City lit lifllDslllL 

Tin- Court: Fix the tUiu> 

Tin' Witn.**: This was in the latter 
jiarl ol 1 l!KEi im«l fin>l pJirt of 151-iO, Three 
oit'i) had ft caae in Kentisha, and tltey re- 
l;iiiit'il me tii ffinre^t-n t llmu on. Ihet&fenav, 
l,att:r on they discharged 1111 because of 
Uns Jehovah's Witnesses' situation, «0 



Olin Ii. Moiflt—Fey FJf .— BiVetf 

they said. There wan a Family by llic 
MUM uf Charles l&kholT. They had hem 
dune friend* of our* for huuiy, many' 
ye-ur*. We kept their little girl In our 
Inline frequently in tlie summertime. The y 
were Kennm, They would come to our 
liluee to rest from their uiomwrinir work 
lH;torc wi: went to Brooklyn. After wo 
mien! luu-t frimi Brooklyn tlie>* were 
friiwll}' lo iw. Tlicy mnujned ffiepilly 
even up until Thnukiipviii|r tinie of 1939. 
After that the attitiitlc eliaa^bl and now 
n't tit? not bear any tiling f nun Uictu. 

Q. Wrll, riid tin* ailituili hwoine octu?r nr 
worHe t\« tsiui' went onl A. It beeuBe woiw, 

Q. A f 1 1 r yon 1511-1 out «f tin; tvr^nni».»tion ;!itl 
V11-.1 jiiin uiiy tillier orgniiixininaf A, Vou mean 

hiniiljLf In .1l-Iii,viIi'a tVi 1 11 i-jm'n t 

Q, I n-ilklrjiw I hill, Wlni1 h if noytiiinK, tlid 
vliu tin in eon nii'tion witii JMhJc tttinly or nn>- 
thinp; allietl willL it afn-r going out of J eiiov.il 1 'a 
Vi LiieuM-.* ' A m p tin f A. Weil, at iirnt n croup 
of n» mrt nl Harvey Kink'n iniuie ami ntuiliiil 
the Hililc nnd tlin "Wftlcli Towirs" vi-TV eort^ 
fully In riiwMsvcr wlnrtlier we worB Tiwht on temeh- 
inffM or not. I^ittT. [ attt?n(lnS nii-i'tint,"* «f n 
iil lie liilile rfafx. in M iiv.'inifcse. tTuilni "Tlie Mi[- 
wiute« Bible tiluilcjjU,"' T atU-nd^l (hat ela« 
as Inns a " 1 reniaineil in ililwauke*. When we 
iiiovrd to Jnlmtionf. Crsrk I nttfntin! a Kinhlar 
Hwm of bihlc nti:dpntH wlin met at Luke JfiH« 
whii'h In rii;li( iiiilrji. fnnw .laliii i^inji Otvk. Thin 
hiljb* rlp>n lh n n"n-i'eivninini»tinfi,"J npunisal i'J> 
of junl hiblu dttnlenU nut connected with any 
targft ore>nLaationi. 



Ot:» R, 1/ojfiV- for Fiff.—Diteet 

(i. Jluvi; yon continuml with tliie organisation I 
A. Jfts, I liftvt 

<!j, in tha; vou have not become luliliutcd with 
any argoBizatioi u sudif A. Idxcept tliat I do 
ioino Kjii'jikLis under ilm aunplctii of (he Paatoial 
Jlililti ln«lilutc, ^hich if a corporation, n Nvw 
Vmk nii'iitU-rtthip ctjrfH)rnlioii h whir-li piLhljiiif* a 
UiugiuiiiH! end Etnda out iinmt jipcakfr*. 

Q, liut you didn't attend any nieetingn in con- 
nKL-tion with this. o?.ifiniiiilion 1 A. No. I might 
ijiiiilify tlmt, J atteiuV'd n :iit-«,'tifl(; of llietrn while 
1 w»» kOM in Ktjw York. 

Q, You don't attend regnbr r^oasAs auv-h aa 
1 libit' tluBitca you ha L, a deicnbeti! A. No. 

(J. tiOirij> hot-k to ihe dajtbon of .felio villi 'i Wit 
IRfketf it it 01m of hHi-tsir liraetieCs to atudy tlie 
"Vfttdt Toirtr" maguiinel A, Tin* Jehovah '» 
TVi tne^re* 1 

Q. Ve«, A. Vej, Hipy have fttudiei in "Wntoh 
ToWBT*' articles, 

Q. Arc tlir-y read out loud or just what ii done 
alrfiut thenit A. At tktse jatatingB the arlidc* 
fti'« redd OMl losd. Thero is, when I waa there 
anyway, pnra^r&ph by rmrik^ni-iii, tnd H-11 para' 
grupJi coDsidered, 

Q, DiMji the loader of the clasa do thatT A. 
Uanolly they had ■ reader. 

Til* Court: Tin; reader doe* it I 
The Witness; Yes, lit, 

Q. Is there any pRttiris'.ir emijlifuif plawd on 
the first article! A, Thai is the one wliich is 
usually studied in that :iuinncr. 

TS10 Court : The other* are not read cut 
londl 



Otin It. Meyle^Fvr ttfi.—Crot* 

The Wilncs*; I nevrr lieaul !l-eui In 
miy L-lasm wine re tliuy uludicd tlie minor 
HrliclcK. 

Tlu> Court : lie asked if they Vta* renJ 
out loud. 

The Yi'iiiumfn M.:t tlie other arlides, 

Q. How lonn; did tl:o tesdion* l&Stl A* About 
an hour or an hour and a qun Her. 

Q. Then after tho readinjr of the article* is 
there any liiicii^ioa had about theinT A, Yes. 
Q, And Hie Icadci 1 of tlie class conduct* the 
discussion f A. Yen, air, 

Q, You heard rea<i some lettera hfro b^ Mr- 
Kutlierford tn you and meat of tbem by Mr, 
Li 1.1 M11 'Vf'1-1 1'<1 in Fink. lfe> I'm) huhn-r i I n- Id nil 1 ] 1 ■- 
atatetnents that llr, Rutherford mokes it (host 
iettefsf A, No. 

Mr. IiruchliauBPn; I am as«timin|; *( 
need not fio in!« the letter that ITr. Moyle 
-ATote and the fact* aWut thet letter, iind 
reserve the right to do so later. 

Crass. traniind? ion bti Jl/r> Covip-p tan : 

Q. When you left BrMklyH an AuETUst A, 193D, 
that is when yon left the Bethel home; what w«» 
the lirflt pel-Ron tiiat you saw before you left 

BroeldrnT A. That is 0,uite a whila ago. It is 
pretty hard to reeolletL 

The Court: Don't make itatemen tc If 
you don't recolleet h tell ns. 
The ^Vitnes^: We saw- Bill Tretler. 

Q- And theo you went to New Jeney, is that 
right T A, T3s** is tight 



£32 
OUn It. Naylt—For PfJ.— Cresr 

Q- Wlo did you tee over therti A, Mr. and 
Airs. Crawford Van Kess. 

Q. And how lonj did yon stay there t A. TV'o 
or three days, 

(j, And Trirtler and iir. and lira. Van Ness 
are Jehovah's Witnemes, are they notf A. That 
ii right. 

Q. Then where did you got A, We Went back 
to "l'iainmiiL 

Q, T^liat was the fimt town that you reached 
after yoa got to Wiicon«inT A. You liriwH where 
I stopped? 

Q. Yes, when you entered tVi&eonKin , where is 
the first town you stofitwdl A, Wauwatoua, 

Q. Did you. cstaliiinh your reituience therof A. 
We dM. 

Q. Before you left llruoktyn did you communi- 
cate with anylinUy ainl gitvljie them of the 
charges that y=i-U hail made npftinst the Watch 
Tower Bible & Tract Society, and the Bethel 
hoioet A. Before I left IlraoklynT 

Q. Tl-m, hefort: you left Brooklyn on August 
Bill. Any time from July Hit, 1S3S to Aogutt 
ttth, UitS, did you communif-ale with anyone and 
repent the elmr^ea that vein IiaiI made against 
tins Watch Tower Bible £ Tract Society T A, Xot 
in detail. 

Q,-Kirt A. JTot in detail, n«. 

Q. Hit! you communicate with them in any 
fashion r A. Between July 121st and August titnf 

The t'ourt : I'lease don 't repeat every 

question. The question is quite simple. 
Uelwoen July '2\M and August 8th, tha 
Jay jiju. left the Buiiiel, did you com- 
municate with anybody! 



233 
QIi* Jl, Jfojife— For flff r —C/ott 

Tb* Witsew: Ye*, tir, 

Q. Whut A, With yatoa Unfehr and bit 

wife. 

Q. What did yon tell himl A. I told Him we 
were leaving. 

Q. Well now, as a matter of foci, you nfK-at 
your vaeation U[) 61 a late in up-state New York 
durinjr (bmt time -with Mr, and Mrs. tkuifelir, 
dietsi't yout A. Yes, sir. 

Q. And yon told Ihem prior to that that yea 
were leafing tlitlat youl A, I don't recall. 

■Q. You don't recall 1 A- No. 

■Q. Did you or did you notf A. 7 dov'l think 
I did. 

Q, Now then, the first you ever told the Con- 
fehrs was when you wmie him t, letter, i* that 
right 1 A, That I was leaving T 

Q. Yes. A. No, 

Q. When did y»u It'll hiniT A, I |o|c[ him 
during the vacation that 1 was leaving, 

Q. You told hi 11 1 during vacation T A, Yes, 
sir. 

Q. 'Who tl(* did yon advise T A. I told John 
Miller that I wan Icaring. 

Q. Wlio elue did you advise either orally or 
L:r wr!:ii.,.'f A. I l\'..,L [ 'old f':i:.;.nek in Bos- 
ton,, that I was leaving there, 

Q. How did you t*U himf A. By tmih 

Q. And who eU*. did you advise T A I don't 
recall anybody else. 

Q. From. Aujruat 8th to September 1A, 1939. 
did you adviie anyhmly ifi writing about your 
quittinjr Eethel and the retoOni Stareforl A, I 
don't recall. 



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Q- You do not recall T A- I may he-re told my 
lister, Ifrs.. Rouse. 

Q. Von may have told your tiAt.tr. 

The. Court; That you wore, leaTing 
UcirtL or bad Left, and the reasons for 

leaving! 
TU Wttaus: I don't recall that I 

told her the reasons for leaving. 

Q. Dill J'OU cninninttJcAlft *i1h r-iiJ'One rise 
daring tbnt lime nnd advi&e (hem ih*t j*u ^rere 
leaving or had left, and the reasons there-fort 
A. I don't recall any. 

Q. Well now, what do you mean when yon 
lay yo/u don 'I r+palll Da you mean yon. didn't 
or yon didt A, I deal recollect, 

f;. Cmild J'OH liftvt done tbatl A. It Blight 
be janmble that I told— 
<J. You a^ an attorney— 

The Court: "%V*i( ; let Mm finish. 

Tim Witness : Of nenrae, f rienda in 
,\ I i Lh'd nliee ; I told theiu we ]jid left. 

ty, JJiil y«a Ai]vixf jinyliody outsLrt* of Mil. 
whbIc.-v? A. Tbnt wr leftl 1 don't rranemher. 

Q. Will you *jiy you did or didn't t A I 
would *ny 1 dnn'b remember. 

SJ. Ton remember very di*1inft!y that you nil- 
vii-.'.-d I'htlbrielt and John Alillor, Who else did 
5 i, j ndvine, plnMot 

Mr. I! ruchhnuaen : I aubmit he has en- 
fWHltt, 

T)ie Court; I will let him answer ance 
more. 

A- I don't remember. 



Ofin R. it$yle—FoT Plf.-Crtoi 

Q. Do you remember the occasion of Philhrick: 
and John Miller quite uculyT A, Yes, Eir, 

Q. Can, yon remember if you advised anybody 
else I A. I said I don't remember. 

Cj. Yea don't remember I A. No, air. 

Q. VS; do you remember (ho occasion of 
John UiUar ajid Mr. Philhrick so distinctly and 
can't remember other? T 

Tin Court : The objection ii imtaineil 

Mr. Covington; We. oxcepL 

Q. After Stptemher 1st or September 15, 

1S38, ta Japnary 1, 1940^ did yon, eosunnnicit*: 
with anyone and ad rite them at to your r*a- 
aom for leaving Bethel t A. Yea, I gueui I did. 
Q. Who J 

The Court: Ajad when. 

Q. Who and wheat A. I can't recall the tpe- 

cifm pcrnon*. I wrote to several friends. 

Q. JiiH-t wiioT If you recall writing iiurely 
you retail who you wrote to, A. After Sep- 
tember tut I wrote to George lto*»icr. 

Q. Who. ol*cT A 1 can't recall offhand. 

(J. Can you rrtiwaidjet tlie luiinrn of aayhihly 
tlmt JfOH hove mw'iM nr wrflte to, rnll]er T or 
i'«ii]tniniLvii|4i| Willi linrt fiiiptciiihtr 1, 1938, 
dnwil to ilm vtey day of lliin trial t tliat you 
L-oiiisiiuiiLL-atcd Willi and advined llio cubsuincic of 
tl(CBB eharj»ipn ynu made against tho Watch 
Tower jlibli L Tract Society T A Down to tbis 
dite t yes. 

Q. WboT A. I wrote George Boailer. I 
wrote to Drover PD^ieli I wrote to Victor 
Siditnidt There axe many of them over this 



OILi R. ilmJt—Fst Plj[,—Crv4r 

wltule period of tune, but I cannot remember 
l„i rbjihu. 
t t *. Who tlte can you reaaejnbert A. I don't 

TtCtil. 

Q. Tliat i* ufltr -St!|il*jnher l t 1939, to the 

d:i>' uJ 1iii« Iriul— A. Yen, 

(j, '—thill I mn tailing aboutl A, Yes. 

<j. And llu nauitb that you have given are 
durihijr tliat tiiiu<, are they nott A That is 
rijrlil, to the k-.it of my r. -:■... 1 1 re: i ...::. 

<^. Wlien y«u ^«t Ijflck t<> WiMfUjinia, wh^n 
lh I be first tilM iLmi ytiu. m yoar liKletf A. 
To the lii'.it uf [uy rtcoDtctfsU, ! ' Jttt % * a " co'^y 
in Si-|ht'.'niJM'f_ 

Q. And did 3*n« diwiyis I lie matltT witli hurt 
A, Tluij wiu diacocMd, y*i. 

(J, \im kjl j- it ii-im a f Ira tl ic 1 nt nf Septeinl«;r 
jou tnw your xihlerl A. J lliink it uas, 

JSy tiie Court; 

<i. Your best ree«U«etto»f A, Tbat is my 

I" "i Tecolleellon. It might hnve been before 0* 
it inirht liave been later, but that ii my heat 
recollection. 

% Mr. Covington; 

(J. Did jou give l»er a copy of your letter I 

A. J Ix'licve I did. 

The Cuurt; The letter to J. F, Hulher. 

ford, 

Q, Tin letter da(*l July 21, JS1Q, nddrefieed 
to J. V. Itulherford, til* original of which U 
no* in evidewt and tnarted as I'laintiftT'a Kjt. 
Libit 1. Did you );ive yonr aiater a tapy of 
that icltcrf A. I think I did. 



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Oli* It. Matflt—¥ar Pig.—Ctttti 

Thu Court: Tliat u E>,bihif. 3. 

JJr, Covington : I beg your pardon, 
I urn glud vuu corrected ute, your I In on r. 

Tkt Court: It it % and k 3 hi lite 
short ono nnd 4 in Hie long ope, m> it in 
Exhibit 4, 

ilr. Covipslun: Exhibit i. Correct it, 
please. 

■Q. Proni Auiraiil Sth to September 1, 1!J39, 

did you give a copy "f your letter to anybody 

eiacf A, Fnwn Aii.h-n*t Stli to September Istl 

Q. Yea, A, I don't ruuieuiber tliat I did. I 

don't think I did. 

Q. After September l*t to October lfitb t did 
yoa tfivn- a eojjy cif your Ictler to anybody eliieT 
A. I believe during ibal tiiuc 1 let Haxvey Finli 
liave a copy of it 

Q. Anvhndy clbtl A, 1 believe during ibat 
lime that I let Fred AebJy have a. copy of it At 
his re- ..; t <■'■ . 
<J, At htii re(|uest1 A. Yen, 
Q, Ajiybody ei«e1 A 1 don't remember any. 
body else, 

Q. Tliat i* frnni Stptfiioher 1st to October 15, 
{£130, ia tliat riglitT 

TlK Conrt: lleferrmg to riniptiil'* 
Eabibit 4, yaur letter to Ilutlierferd. 
Ilr. CuvinKtnrti Yea, 
;.,, Ti. 'Jul h C Ht .'.:' ii.-, rr^illrL-Liiin, that it right. 
Q, Alter tfetober ]'>, l!i:tU, donn to Ctlober 
15, 11140. did you uliuw a copy of your lclli?r In 
a nyluwly cWl A. Yes. 

Q. To wbuinl A, Charles Eickboff, I (hint, re- 
ceived Dne in thai tiuiCj and beginning Septem- 



Oti* It, Moylt— For Biff,— Cross 

her 2b, I'MQ, 1 <ent the letter lo a great number 
of j>eo[ile. 

Q. Now whom did you scad tliat hitter to a 
great mnubsf uf iMMpEu after Sepfeitiber SS, 
ID-lQ 1 A, I cuonot onn;e (hem. 

Q, About I low many people did yon send them 
to, tncajie! A i'rnhilily several hundred. 

Q, .^nd win-re did you &end tiiete letters to, 
Waare wore Hie people generally lo^atedf A. 
Wo bad sent them to tin incmfecn vf the Mil- 
waukee Class of Jehovah's WiliHwcE as fur 
ii* I ci)nld get their niuuei, Eo others of JeEio- 
vah'ii Wilne&Ken tfiroughout Q'ivaonMin tliat I 
knew, same in Illinois that I knew, and oat 
farther th rough the coupTi-y t'licre I krtew tiujjrt, 

Q. Wiiul other [mrt of ilie country T A. How 
ii HuilT 

Q, What oilier part of the country outside of 
Wiin'oniiira and lllinoinl A. To Mew York, 1 he- 
Ijeve, to New Jemey, any part uf liio eounlry- 
1 jiinno! i-iiy tliul I .M-nt it to every .i:nti> in Ilia 
Unicin, bat gi'pu 1 rally in all direetioiMS. 

(J. Did you wnd it to j)eo]sle wlo invited you 
lo Kcnd it lo 1 1 iriu i A. Yea. 

Q. Did all thia several hundred invite you to 
semi the letter 1a ih-ni" A. Na. 

i,i. ) [Wi ywy ivJmt I liotd in my hand as 
Defondunts' Exhibit K. 

The Court: That i* the letter sent by 
your son. 
Mr, Covington: Ye.6, llitll is tight 

Q. (Conllvued.) And aak you te 1nke tliat iLnd 
hold it in your hand (banding to witness). You 
see tliat printed tetter there that purport* to 
bear Jour Signature t A. Yes, 



239 

Oliu It. Mvyle—Fot Plg,~C*«U 

Q. Where did yon have that letter printed 1 
A. I hud tlwit letter jirinted at the Dawn print 

ing >j\" . :. 

Q. Where 1 A. Here in Brooklyn. 

q. Where did ilr. rink hnvo bin prinlcdl A. 
At the suine plaia:. 

Q. At I ho *arue plaecl A Yet, 

Q, Did cither one of you have it printed in 
any other plfl.ee! A. Not to my knowledge. 

By the Court: 

Q. Speaking for yourself,, did you luwt it 

jtriutedl A. Ho. 

lJy Mr, Covington: 

Q. Wiuit canneclion did you liave with lite 
Dawn' A- Xntiiing, none; good iritadi — 

Tlie Court; No, ptcflsa da not rcauVir 
anything. Judt answer (lie uuestione, 

Q. Whin did yau [jay tbc Dawn for publish- 
ing and printing thai letter! A. t paid them 
no tiling. 

{j. Vou guild llicin notbingl A, No. 

Q, Did you give ".heir; material^ 

iir. Brujclihuuwn; May I 0«k for a 
modilkutioj; of that <jue«liuit, "printing 
nnd publLbhii'.g"f Tliera is no evidence 
here about luihjinhing. 

Mr. Covington: All right, I will" witri- 
diii'.v '.hat i>flj-t of it and leave the print- 
ing. 

The Court; Ask the qucilion again, to 
keep your record siraight. 

ilr. Covington: All righL 



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242 



Oliti It. tSosU—For Flf^Crou 

By the Court: 

y. Vi'Jiul did yi.u pay ■!» Ikn fur printing 
Li:.: : A, I i ■!.!■.. UlL'Ul nulhiug. 

lij- Hi'. L'uy ington : 

(J. DM they return il Is yua lo Wisconsin I 
A. They lLLlL 

Q. At their ,'ij..i-i,M'" A Ves. 

Q, Idivc you yver been is the etupSuy uf 11m; 
JJuu'ii rrimiiijf Company" A. Nil,, vir. 

<J. Whun dill they iJu that! A. About thin 
tiujii. 

(J. What til ue T A. KhurlLy lief u re its dale, 

SijiIl-iii^t J.'i. LLlii:, :. ta'uulc riC hi.' In; for* that. 

tj. fluw ninny hundred did Ihe. Duams, Ini-ur- 
purutod, print fur you[ A, I think ab«ui u 

L-UL!|lJl' tlmljMijiil uf IheUL 

(J, Jluve y«U gnl iill ywir couple thousand left! 
A. So, 

(J. Jlnw many did you inuii' otilt A. I don't 

rvJJiislJlbir. 

!!>■ Ills Court ! 

Q, \V"Ilu1 in. your luinl recollection! A, lly 
be*l rvcvthxlitui in i r -itto uf thuja uJJ luld. 

iiy II r. Co* vington ; 

g. 1,500 oJI told! A. Yb*. 
(J r Vuu mailed Ihem — you cannot remember 
what »U\-.i, San you! 

The Court: 1 lhink you have been over 
LtiaL 

<J. Where did you gel the mailine; litl Ukut 



Oiin tt. itvjfte—Fer Pl$.—€ro*t 
you had to utaiJ these with, please! A i : nnn 

VarilHls WHirt'tF, 

Ij. What various sources T A. TJib Jehovah 'a 
Witnessed pompaisy in ILitwauiec. Harvey Fink 
Lad thoio and gave ili:j the names. I knew 
many noma* aruund that area. Those 1 had in 
nay privaio. addren book, 

{J. 'i'ltut i-B in and itruund ililwuukevi A 
Tiii; is right, yes. 

Q. Wiuire did j«u get the. UMLiliug Ihsl for Hue 
other*! A. 1 hud U.t- nanus of ii ftw friends 
scattered here and there in uiy own addreis, 
people that 1 knew, and I uned them. I'eciple 
wrstt i» t* bn« lifter lha iit-pterulKr 1*1 "Wnleh 
TowH;r" cainc Out f ninny here and U.ere, asking: 
jot iuy tide of the ttory. I had tiiuat sciili;^ ami 
Aildrcftsuu, I neat i;uiji«s lo UiL'm. 

Q.. Huw mnny jitopie wrale in! A OJj, I 
Lhialt lliera vriu lifLy qt mure. 

Q, Filly or tno^et A, Yt», 

Q. Do yea have the letter* of Ihe people that 
wrote to youf A 1 Imve Iheia in my files. 

Q. Fitly ot twsrfct A, Thai i* uiy ln;*t rccol- 
loclion. It niifht bo more or lora. 

Q. Do yen have a copy of the niniling Jilt 
that you used to mad out tag** pufcUcationtt 
A No, eot with >thh. 

Q. Yoa knew that lhi« letter VOuld come up 
in this In;;!, didn't youT A Yei> 

Q. You ore on attorney, aren't yoa I A That 
ia r:,:liL 

Q- Yuu eij.x;tl<;il you would 1» uucetioned on 
material miitter* f didn't-yoal A. Yea, air. 

Q. Where i& that mailing lit! that yoa lutdf 
A> It iut in one List, J yon jplcti*. 



0(r"« JJ r iloyk—Fer Plf.—Crot, 

Tins Coart: IfaiUn^f liiU or nimes. 
Tliu Wiln<*»: To vac names, some sra 
in ray private address hook. 

By the Conirt; 

Q, Where ii your address hook and whnirc are 
ihe liilsf A. ity piivsl* addfrs* hoolt it in my 
hritf^ujc, 

Q, And where is (he list, for ir:;:i:^C!, l!;:f. 
Mr. Fink gave you that yoa deserihcdl A, I 
tlilnlt 1 havf a ippy (.f that in my desk at home. 

Q, You inena in "VViscDaEint A. In fV'iscon. 
gtnj yea. 

By Mr. Covington: 

Q. Whef* am the other listaf A. Whatever 
allien I have are there, too. 

By die Coart: 

Q. In WisoansinT A. In Wueonjtin. 

Dy Mr. Covington: 

Q. You did not tft'mg th«*f, did yout A, No. 

Q, liut JfoB did brinn: the fifty or more [et- 
ICro, is that right I A No. 

Q. You jiii; referred to it that yoa had them 
in your hrief.fjjiR f A. No, I lu)d my private 
*ddr**s hoot of friend* 1, hnsiM in my brief -caw. 

By the Court: 

Q, The fifty letter*, where nre IhcyT A. Ther 
wetild be in my de-ut. 
Q. In Wisconsin T A. Yci, 

By Sir, Covin((toe: 

Q, Is tii'.'ra anybody ia charge of your office 
while you ana away! A. Ho, air. 



Otu, Ii. ifojjrfe— ^or Pli.—Cmts 

Q. Nohody there at nlll A No. 

Q. Pa yua have a stenographer! A, No, sir. I 
do my own et«no^ mphy. 

Q. Yoa arc your own jiliTOj^f a phcrt A Yes. 

Q. And there is nobxuly there at your ollicef 
A That ia right. 

Q. What did you say a moment ago in refer- 
enri! Tn thp iiwijjSi 1 that had written In roffW 1 *!- 

jnp; jl :'<ipy nf 1hc Irihlml T n-Ls'U 1'OU i: you 

had those letters. A, Yes, I have the Irllora, 

I didn't Ray I had them here. 

Q. You d>d not nay that yon had them here! 
A No. 

Q. You mean yon had them in Wisconsin, is 
that correct! A. Yes. 

Mr. Bniclirmo>eu; Tt hieilri* hr has 
them in hiu possession, I sulqnil, not 
meeesiuiriEy here. 

The Witneas; Tliat is what 1 meant. 

tj. Yon don't have any objection In IryinC 10 
£*! Uioee, do yont A. No. 

Q. Da yoa have any ohjeetion to trvinp lo 
get your mailing tielt A, No, but I don't tenow 
how I eontd. 

The Court; That in not (hi 1 nue^iirnt. 
Pleftsp unRwtr tli* f|iii'n!ionji and we will 
ffet thmnsh here, Olnenri*? fc"3 wi]' he 
hera a, long time. 

Q. TTnve yoa puhltuhcd espies fit jpottf letter 

of Jaly £l*t or canned to he pnhlinhcd n copy 
of your letter, or anthnr"7ed n eopy nf ;-oar 
better to in puuliihed in either the Dawn or th* 



ill! 

0H» X. Hof/lt—Fif Flf.—CrOn 

Pastoral Bible Institate publications! A. No. 
air. 

Q. Did you ever permit a copy of yoar letter 
to be printed in the Italian Dawn! A. I have 
no re*o]Jwlion of anything about tin- Italian 
Dawn. 

Q. How come th* Dawn with a copy s& your 
leitort A, Hew i« HuUT 

Q. Did you send the Dawn a copy of your 
letter 1 A. At the time that 1 did this work on 
it, yea. 

Q. And you sent thnt lo them by mail! A 
That ia right. 

Q. Ilavo you pot u copy of this letter of 
tmnlhiittoll A, I do hdve, but 1 dou'l have 
tlu\l file I. pre. 

Q. Thnt in at Wii.foni.in, tun, if that correct T 
A. Thiil is rii^it. 

(J. Uo yon rei-all whew lUrvoy h h ink had bis 
Ivllff |y|Ui»luil ami, f brtii"Vt-, (iriiiLiilt At the 
Dnvn CntiipiinyT A. Yc-h, 

i>. Did v'nii jirrid out ropier i>f llnrvey Fink's 
h'Ller wji!i yuur^T A. J hdiwe. 1 iliih 

il. i\rfx many iiundredf A. 1 don't know. I 
ilhlu'l n-nil IJurVi'V'n vi'ilh all my hltiTS. I [Lid 
mm I ii pi ■--:: ■ ■-.■- . J nin i|uitc hure, 

(J. Did yuu keep n list of ISidhc that you sent 
Itj'.j-i'i-v Kink'* Irtti-r lo! A. Not any more than 
1 1 ie otiii'r, nn. 

■;;. Did yuu have any converNilinn with your 
diiihT with . rrfert-n^e lo and aotho riling her 
tn lu-e ynnr letter in any uiy tliat rfie j"nw fit 
in niiuwiii^ it to thane of Jehovah's WknesHesf 
A. S'nt lo that extent 

(J. Well, to wtial extent did' you 1 



Oiitt O, X<i S Ic—F<fr Ftf^-Crow 

The Court: Would yoa mind fixing the 
dntet 

Q, (Continued) I ant JftlSsinK nboUt 'ba time 
thnt van said you ^uvo it to her prior lo the 
1st of Scpteinher. You aaiij yoa did not knov 
wliother it wa* the last part of August or the 
firM jiart uf September. 

By Hie ( 'i. .i . i j 

Q. Yoitr hei*t refulleetioa *'ns wluilt A. Tlw 
fliwt part of ^eptcniher. 

By 11 r. Covingtca; 

Q. Tidl us tt'liat yoa told yaft* suiter nt Hint 
time- with reference to the use of Hie letter, noth- 
ing else. A, She anked mo if ] Imd uny «hje«- 
tions 1o i^mlin^ Hi At tetter to two Tu milieu with 
w-hi>m we wek'c bolh n> _ .i;-i i . : li I, a faiuily by the 
]imin> uf Karly and utnllwr by Ike name of 
Jtoiimln, Tlify were [Moneeri^, J told her I had 
no Hthjeelion to icnclrnff it lo ihetu. 

tj. In yunr enrn>|Hiiidenec with nnylmly else, 
did \"ii leli them Ihnl they cunld ncnil your 
letter In otliera, tool A- Not nt that tirar. 

Q. Ni>t at llult timet A. No. 

By Ihe C-mirU 
Q. Did ynu led Ihi'jii they eouhb\ T tt A. I dun'l 

nvi.ll .in; :!iini; ra L:i... 

My 11 r. UovinKlon; 

Q. Ynu ilnn't recall nay thing on thnt! A Nn. 

t}, Hinee Octubtr, ISi^O — since 1M40, have yon 
rcfiftLlod the eJiar^eit that ynu mode aj^ainjit Ihe 
Watch Tower Bible £ Tract ciociety and Ihe 



i-3C 



217 



W. 



OH* H. itaylc—Far Pljf.—Crois 

cbargtt (but you ssy (hey made s^ainst you in 

any publication outside of the means, of these 
letters, printed [ettemT A. J don't recall, 

llr. Brucbhausen: I object to tin'.. It 
ii «o broad. 
The Court: I thank tod bad tatter 

Jirar ; li:'v ycnir .'| i ii-:jti nn ii hit. Firit uf 0.11, 

you Ilut* one date that I don't aprre with, 
llaylie you arc rij?ht, hat T thouphl it waa 
Sepreinher, 1940, that he lest filed. You 
put October in there. Perhapa if yon 
simplify it — 
Mr. Covinston : All riefht 

(}. Sine* S«pl«tn1i«, 1040, to tab day— 

The Court : And excluding thesO — 

Q. (Cnntinqinc;}— and excludsncr (lie print**! 
letter tiiere, have you employed nny other means 
of making known to the public the rhariri'K (hnt 
IV Watch Tower Bible & Tract Society made 
DKuinsi you and llto charpefi tliat J'ou lfuul6 
apiinst theml A. I think nut. 

Q. Too think notf A. Thnt in right. 

Q. Do yon rave any doubt about at t A. NX 
I haven'! any donhl about jt 

Q. Are Ton one of Jehovah,'* Witnesses? A, 
If by Jehovah 's Wi messes you mean a member 
of yoar urpLchation , no. 

Cj. Yo* are- not! A. No. 

Q. You say yon (spoke before the members, of 
Hit Fnatora! Bible Institute, at vario.ua places, 
did you n«lt A. No. 

Q. What did you nay in that regard, pieasof 



Qlin R. itoj/If—Far FIX— Crosi 

A. I void I gave a talk at their place when I 
wd* here In New York once. 
Q. Is tliat the only timet A. That ii right 

By the Court: 

Q. TliaE la the only placet A. Yes, 
By Mr. Corinjjton: 

Q. Have you ever apohen before oilier group* 

when* 3:ii',-lLi!~!i m-.-f -.fi-iituitired by that inttti- 

tutionT A. Nut to my knowledge, 

Q. Not to yoiirkriowledp;! A No, 

Q. Have you spoken at nny meeting (hat was 
authorised by the Pastoral Bible Institute T A, 
I might qualify that, I spoke at a convention 
in Atlantic- City, New Jersey, out lime, 

Q. When was lhati A. A year opi in th* fall, 
I think it wan. At (hat convention ihere were 
Pastoral Bible students speaker* there, t don't 
knoiv that that ore^inLialion sponsored it or 
wnether the local class did. If they sponsored it, 
it was a meeting sponsored by tlrtfll, 

Q. Yog hod some- sort of a conuntinicHJoh be- 
fore yon went down to make a. speech, didn't 
yeul A. That u light 

Q. Whom did you hnee your communication 
wtthT A. The Paf-toral Bible Institute. They 
naked nto to make the Kpeeih- 

Q. They asked you to go down to Atlantic 
CityT A, That U right. 

Q. T^Tiat othfr plae* <!id Ihey arrange to nava 
you p:^ down to epeah tot A- I have LaJted to 
clusse* here and there where the Pulfliai Bihlu 
InstituHr h*d ISiade the arranpcineftta. 

Q. How many! A, I MUJda't say. 



Offii /I, ilaytt— Fvr Plff.—Cro*i 

By lit Court; 

(J. Approximately^ A great many, a few, or 
whi.1t A. Putftihly firty in the lant yfjir— |>a, 

wait u inmutt; pwyt* ihirty-(W* at forty, 

!!>■ it r. t'o vini, r ton ; 

(J. Tlii rly.fi vl- or forty I A, Yea, 
t;. In wljut ].'ur-lK at lilt iwLLnU'vf A. In Wi>* 
eri-uiiiii ueih] tUlBiikA, 

g. h 1 1 lilt Lillt A. Yeit. 

(J. Yod qlu i|Uito a hit of traveling tlien, don't 
yira. Air, Aloylef A. Week-enfllri, 

(J, And under their nnnpio-H, the I'antnral 
ISil'fc lni-titu(el A. That is riclit. 

(J. Ami do they pay your eji|k'nsei1 A, They 
|wiy my ear fare. 

(;. Do you pit any Hrompenaution for it — ■ A 
ICa, JiJr. 

■Q, ■((.'niilinuiBf;)— *"llMJde nf |ha(! A. Ncn sir, 

IJ, Ynn Lnnw (lui( fhc ]'nK(nru) Hibte Institute 
\f opjuiHtd to Jelwjvah's IVitntjiiics, don't youT 
A. I don't. 

{j. You xay Itiey are not oppn?e<l lo Jcliuvah'n 
V',' i 1 1 m.h.-.l-h t A. It *1 1 dfpeihlK on wliat you rticjin 
hy "up)ini«ft| r " If yoH mean hy "oftfumnl" 1hnt 
il* (fwbinK* are not the some or different than 
fliOtn-vnli 'n WitncTisc*, yes. 

<j. Aii a master of fact, aren't I bey heafllwl by 
iitdiviilunlH who rormtrly »"»re axftoeiati'd wiiti 
Hit WatHi Towof Uible & Tmct Socirtyt A, 
Kuiiie fit Jlieiu were, yes. 

Q. And have vliu ever flnoken under tlni au- 
Fpirrs nt' (he fljiivnl A- Sn. 

Q, V»u never hsveT A, No, 



2A\> 
Qli* It. itovU—For Plg.—Ctest 

Q, WbtM did you say your sen liv*d! ■v'-fher* 

docs your son livel A. At 13t> Fulton Street. 

<;. L I he Dawn puhtiraiign in tiiere in ibat 
peiKlilsorhoodl A. Thst i* the; satoe building. 

(J. The *anie address f A. Yen, 

Q. How fi-rt[uenlly tiave you viniled \\"t Dawni 
puhlseatjon heath inarte,™ in the latl three H Toitr 
JcnrKt A. (hwr. when 1 am here now, nnee whpn 
J wai* hew btiti rail; jtir-t vinited the hcadnuarLerii, 
do* it. 

Q, Wlie* wb* the 'first time you visited the 
Ihiwn tienihiiiiirterst A. Tliat wu the (ir*l liipif, 

lixt Fr.M. 

Q, Luxl fall! A. Yts. 

Q. Tlie JhI3 of 1*M2, is that euRieetJ A* Yck; 

pithpr the fall or winter. 

Q. When 'hit yon fir? t become aniwiinted with 
the people that wt.rc in eharp? of the Dnwnt A- 
I bccuirt tKirnointcd with il.4 nerretary, I belicrr 
he i>s in liUti, possibly ip tha summer. 

Q. Is that prinr lo the time that yon Itad them 
print your letter I A, Yes, 

Q. Where did you become aejiuninlcd with hiint 
A. In Wanwatosa. 

Q, Jlid he entile tn pay y ou a visi 1 1 A. He did. 

Q, TJjcI vuu jtive Itiin A enpy at your letter 
there t A. I ilnn'l remember, 

Q, That if nhout (he lime this wftn published 
by the Dawn, wasn't itt A, Shortly »flef Ihnt. 

Q. Hhortly after that! A. If I am risht on 
that date, I em ^ivina 1 you approiimnte dsteft, 

Q. Ttie ipiestkin i*; I>id yi>u jrive liim a eopy 
of your lettcrr A, I don't think T ditJ- 

Q. You ilna't ihink yon didf A. No. 

Q. Did you discuss the contenta of your letter I 
A I guess we did, vet 



2& 
0K» R. Moyle^For Ptg.—Crott 

Q. Dili you discuss the publication of your lat- 
ter J A 1 don't recall that 1 did. 

Q. Was he formerly connected with the Watch 
Tnwtr Bible k Tract Society T A, He was, 

(J. lie wa» I A. Yes. 

Q, Who nrc— yoit have been one of Je-hovah'a 
Wilnesne* at one time, haven't youl A. I Wat. 

(j. Y"ou are ashamed of that now, aren't youf 
A. L wouldn't *ay 1 wa* (islniin-:! of that, no, 

Q. Well, wlinl ia your uKiiutie about tjtiitt A- 
ITy ntldiule is that I was one of Jehovah's Wil- 
j, i ■■-.-- ;■■-., Vt-s. 

Q. Itiil you are not promi of i1 any anore, ore 
yi,ut A. Ntt, I wouldn't my I tm prout] tif iL 

Q. At nr.e lime y«o were f'oud tn lie one of 
Jolanvjtli 'x Wilnes^es, weren't youf A, Yen, T 

WJIH. 

Q, But now you are not proud of Itt A. That 

1* riffht, 

Q, Y"oq tltHctLtiin any pouflert ion whal soever 
with HlehovohV Wilnc*B*s, don'l yiiut A. Th:t( 
is ri cji t. 

Q. 1)6 you publicise that also to the whole 
world, y«u have-, haven 't >'«ut A. I wouldn't say 
so. nn, 

(J. You have not made it puhlie that you no 
ItmtVT hnve nny Mltheflion wiiBi Jahmmll't Wit- 
nesses! A You said "publicise to the whole 
world," T wouldn't say that, 

Tha Courl : lie objects to your expres- 
sion "TwhllctH it lo Ihewholtwoj-Sd," 
fj. Tate out "the whole world," and tell n* 
bow far yom h*.ve publicised it 



SS4 

Oh"ji /f. Mo'jlt—Far Plf.—Crou 

lit. liruehhuu^en: I object lo the form 
of the LLUOsticn auyway. 

The Court; Objection euntaiaed a# t* 
fonu. only, 

(J. You know wliat 1 ain al'ter. You answer 
tho ijiusd'Ml. Yuu are a laufyar — 

Mr, Brucldiausea i 1 object to the tjiiet- 

don, 

The Co art: Objection sustainetl. A4k 
liim a question, 

Q, The '[ucstlon is: To whut eitvnt bate you 
publicisLd thai yon are no longer one uf Jeho- 
vah's Witneusevt 

ilr, Bruchhauscnj 1 object to Ilia form 
of [|.u tjjention, 
Tbe ColUft: I will [>eruut hiui to an- 

*WiT iL. 

ilr. UrucMuuUMa.! En^eplion. 
Tlie Court l And you had butter Lu tiw 
Uino. 

(J. (Conliiiuiut'} Sinee you left. A &ince I 
kft liroukJynl 

(J. Yt-s. ■ A, In these reveal yenr* *h llK l l^.ft 
iln! iHiat i(i Jlilwaukei^, as suun us 1 left LJili or- 
t'ani ?jt i u ii, in iu>' rOnlneU with uvujjIi^ ■nhuneter 
tlm OjUosUus cattie u[i, 1 have list tht-m know vury 
dintJiJcLly ljti;t 1 am nut out of Jehovah's Wit- 
nesses, 

y. Hove you employed any means of widely 
puhliirsiiig a hulJi in die Jawit muijazine of any 
Gthc£ ^ahlieation, for inslaneoT A No— 

Hi. lirucJiluiusen,: 1 object Id iL Wa 
hava been Oft! it Ov*r Uii over again. 



23? 
Oti* it, Mot'tt— For PIff,—Ct*u 

TJst Court: Yet, He Hid "No" for 

lilt last lime, 

Q. Coinine, down la .September — when h] id yon 
«»' tlknl Harvey Fink jinked vim to rend tbal 
xtntemenl btfnre the Milwaukee company! A. 
Tlutt wmi in Hrpk-nibn', 

(J. What lime I A. 11 y recollection in I hat was 
the .Nth, hilt J atn nut *ur*, 

(J.. How do you ns the dnyT A. By what I 
bin recollect fjf the dale an tiie copy. 

(j, Where it the curium e#py of this tlatcmtnt 

or liie original of that Htatemenl that yon mndel 
A. Tho original I reeolleel I gave lo the aeere- 
hiry of the Milwaukee class. 

{J, Ann] the- riirlHin coriyl A, I think I luve 
A fjifhrm copy here. 

(J. Yon i!oT A- Yh-*, 

(J. WiiH llnrvry Fink (he sole cause of your 
reiulinj; that HtatttAefll before Hie. ewnpany or 
were vhiu in terenled in rending llie a La ttincnl I 
A. I I'm interested, nalurnlly, ye*. 

Q, When did you and I Survey Fink lUwiu* 
Y'liL-h yon were going 1" read that abatement be- 
fore the elan* there in .Si alwaukoe T A, J don't 
retail llif 1 (Mirl time, Eiut 1 luld Harvey ponibly 
the day liefore that I would like to let the class 
know ji.iw 1 jitood. 

Q. Vou aiirl Harvrv FJn!( vers ijuite friendly 
during tint lime, weren't you, prior to that) 
A. Vet, 

Q, Thii matter of your beinK *■*»>" from 
limuklvn and Lin- announcement in the "Watch 
I#Wf" and B.LL had been di»eun*ed. for toft* 



253 

Otm B, UOi/le—For Pif.—Croit 

lime, had it LOtt A. I discussed tiinl with Hsr. 
vty, yet. 

Q. Ar.il you liid til ready showed him a copy 
of your letter, lindn'l yont A. I don't recall 
the tin-el time tiwt I sHowcd that to him. 

Q. TA'iu-n I milied you u while ago t« tell who 
the people were that you gave a copy of your 
letter Ufj you did not mention Harvey Kink, did 
you I A, I gave Harvey one. 

Mr, Bruchhuuaeu : Yes, ho did. I object 

to 'l-.lt. 

TLio Court: It it for the jury to recol- 
lect wlial lie did say, 

Q, When did you f-ive Harray Fink the copy 
of yonr letter, pleoiel A. I think that was early 

in ScplL-nibcr. 

Q. rjirly in September! A. 1 think ho. 

Q. During your tcMinmjsy, yoa listed liial 
there were certain intimate friend* to whom yoa 
showed the letter aJjju. Who were tlieyl 

The Court; liia exact, aintwtr »'a* "I 
did bhow tlie k'ttifi- (p punvimi friends." 

A* Harvey Flak wan one q.f thast. 

Q. Who vlaef A- I hcLJBVO Mr*. Newman. 

Q. Who elisc I A. Fred Atbly and Ilib wif« 
naked to aee iL You are iu<[ui>-iij£ •« to (Jut 
limo early in is^tenibeir 1 

Q, Ye*. A. 1 d«u 't recall other*. 

Q. Then you did not during that time ineor- 
porute the tuh*tunte of lhe*e diaryci in Letli-n 
to other people cither, did yon, according to your 
le*littutiy1 A. JJot in dcLU.il. 

Q. And you iuiva given ua Laa naioe» nf tvary* 



one that you remember giving it lot A. A* far 

u I can. recollett. 

Q- An LVt at you can recciici.ir A. Yea. 

ilt, Brticliliaaten- I ohject to ccqubbI 
repeating tlie aa*wera. 

TL« Cecrt: l*ieft»ij don't, I let him 
do iL It *o Lupofned that I did muJ:e a. 
nana of that exact o,neilioa and hi« an- 
tw«-, I thick Mi-. Seclmun did, too. 

Q. Arh yui. fi.::!i ! i:.: wJtfc [ji* j.-,:ruL:ura ^f 
y^ur title rt A. I^iurs .House I 

Q. Ye*. A, I Uuuk 1 am familiar with it. 

(i'aper it hlnded to vitae*c) 

By U» Court: 

(J. J* that your »i*ter'e signature it the hot. 
toln Of tiie- lettert A- Tlut look* like it, yea, 

(Anuther paper ia handed to lha wlt- 
■Ht.) 
The Witnota; Tout looki LUrt her tig- 

nature. 

(Other pit per* handed to the witness.) 
file Wilnea*: Yea, that looka like her 

BgMtam, 

(Other puper* baadod to lb* Trito***.) 

By Mr. Covisgton,: 

Q, T» tha.t yonr iigutrirei A. That ia iny 

tiguature, yet, air. 

Q. tVTiat i* the dale M ilT A. Augott £-Jth. 

Q. What i* thEre nnderneaUi your ttgnatura 
there I A. U»iisraealh my |ignator«T 



Oiix Si. itoglt—Fw I'ltf.—Craii 

Q. Tarn the paje over and tee what it under- 
neath there. A. That i* a copy if that letter. 

£y the Court: 

Q. Doe* Lhat refresh your recollection, aa to 
(bethileaf A. Itdoeu- 
!By Mr. Covington: 

<i, What ia the date of that iattert A. Au- 

L"Jnt 2-.l\.. 

Q. It in ■ eony of what letter! A. The letter al 

July Jlnlcf JutLj,-* Itutlierford. 

Q, Then lam it On Over And r*ftd farther Mid 
tee i^'fiat is on the hick. 

The Court: 5«f erring to PhuntibT'a iix. 

bibi* 4. 

A. This card, do yon meaaT 

Q. Ye*. A. A copy of iny announcement at 
opening my o;l,ee for the practice of law in 
Wauwatoaa. 

II r. Covington: We offer them in evi- 
dence now. 

The Court: Show them to Mr. Brueh- 
liauaen. 

(Papers handed to Mr. Umehhauaen.) 

The Court: Mr. BrudduxuxeD, ara y<a 
unfamiliar with, all of these I 

Mr. firutldiaiiEen ; I doat cay all of 
them, hat I bftvent teen the letter* writ- 
ten by Laura Bouse. 

The Court: If yoa want to take ten 
minute* to look them aver — 

Mr. Bruehhaawn.: I would like to bale* 
a look, at them. 



!5g 
Oti* £. Ifoufe— Far Ptf.—Ctnt4 

The Court: Wa will adjourn .nor and 
let yon look at 'iem, 

Membera of the juryj he here tomorrow 
at ten o'clock sharp, Please do not dis- 
ease the case. 

(Wnvreupen, aa adjournment was taken 
dttil Thursday, May 13, 1S43, at tea 
o'doik a. m.) 



May 13, 1943, 
Ten o'elock *, m, 

(Case continued.} 

OLLN It. ilOYLi; the platntifl", reauratd Aad 
teatified furtiicr At follow*: 

Gr<as-czamiiiati&» l>y 2Ir, Cwinflim (Con- 

Mr, Covington; At thift time the de- 
fEtulantt ttttat ia evidence the letter dated 
Stplemer 6, l^Ji/, itochce-ter, Winoonnin, 
addressed to "Liens' Jo ^jalhana of Li..< 
IVaupim Cojiipany," tigntd by Laura and 

t" ■■-'■'- li:--.::. 

Mr. Bmchhanaen: Ho objection. 

(deceived in evidence and marked De- 
fendant*' FvAibil M.) 

Mr. Covington; At this Lime the de- 
fendants offer in evidence the letter dated 
September d, ISO, Boclieater, Wiaconsin, 
addrenwsd to "Dear Frieadi of the Co. 



air 

OUw R. ltejf!t—For Pif .— C 1 ™* 

luinhua Company," signed by "Laura and 

Leknd." 

Air. BnKhJiauaea,: Ho ohjwlion if Ihc-y 
tra«e the Urjd^riining of it. 

lit. Covington : Your Honor, we won't 
have any controversy about that. 

The Court: We are going to erase any 
underlining on alt exhiLiu before the jury 
aver Ht them. 

Mr. Covington: Thrtt will be done, 
your Honor. That is understood with re- 
apeet to all exhibits f 

The Coort: All exhihiu. 

(The paper referred to waa received in 
evidence and marked, Defeaduia 1 E&hibit 

N.) 

Mr. Covington: Defendant* offer ia 

*\.:Ji-j:lv h'llir Jjilcd Seplerai^r S, 1V3", 
Boehiiiiter, Wisconsin, addreaued to "Lear 
Friends of Horican Company," tigned by 
"l.fiar.d and Laura Koiute." 

Sir. BnwMUattliS II y ohjeetion lief^ it 
I *ec the word* "Hisriean Company'' ar* 
in pencil and the rest of it is typewritten, 
unle&s there is some evidence that that 
letter waa in that shape when it waa **nt. 
I don't know, 

11 r. Covington: Show it to the plaintiff 
and we will prove that. 

(Paper handed to the witness.) 

Q. In wheto !mn4«rilih£ is the lop of that 
following the "Deer Frienda"! A. I don't 

knoT. 



:.-iS 



-i:.:. 



^ 



G/dit fl. J/Oyf*— For Ptff.—Crou 

Q. Doesn't it look li>« your sister'* band-, 
wrilinjjf A. lit di.ii.ii 

Q. As a jaotler of fart, tint is your sister's 
handwriting, isn't itl 

Mr. Bruelihauseo : I nbjeeL 
"'l.u Court: Ojeetioa overruled, 
Mr. B«whhftiM«n.: Exception. 

By the Court; 

Q. In it your sister's bandwri ting t A. It 
l.ii.Lj, Jilte it, but I couldn't say whether it in 

Or L'jL. 

Hi-. Rr uehheusen : Then I will KtiW 
tine objection. I WAHted to be sure about 

it 

(The jvuper fet erred to was received in 
evidence ud marked Defendant*' Inhibit 
0.) 

Mr, Covjngton: At Uiii time the de- 
fendants offer in evidence the letter dated 
August 2i, 1333, addressed to "Fred and 
Jen.-jfc," aiaiied by Cilia. K. Moyle, to wliich 
id attached iiis letter addressed to J, if 1 . 
ilutherfe-rd. dated July 121, 1M& 

Tbe Court: Mate it "A copy of hit 
letter". 

II r, Covington; Yes, * copy, your 
Umuf. Of course, it is unJeratood that 
nny pencil marks an there that liavo, been 
made will be erased, 

The Court: Will be erased from every 
exhibit. That is gene-inl, and it ia stipu- 
lated I* by botli sides. 

Mr. Covipfiios : And attached, to that 



Otin fl, dUtfiyk— For Pljf. — Crest 

TO])}' of III* letter is. ait aaaouneeinenl of 
the opening of the law office of Qlin IL 
Moyle at 14J9 Underwood Avenue, Wn- 

watosa, Wisconsin. 
Mr. Bruehbausea ; Ko objection. 

(The paper referred to wni Wffoed in 

evidence und marked. Defendants' Hiliibit 
P.) 

By Ifr. Corragton: 

Q, Jlr. Atoylc, since your testimony of yester- 
day, in order 10 keep tbe record si raicjht, is there 
anything Unit ynu testified to yesterday that 
you desire to change now before T proceed 
"further t A. If f recollect, I believe I wud tiuH 
I gave, that Je.iter to the Acblys after Septem- 
ber 1st. J would *!u)n.ge that testimony to say 
that that letter Went to (hem on tlie date staled 
in tliat letter, August 341b, I kclitf*. 

Q. Tn tliei* any other teFtimony that you (&**, 
nfier reflection, that you desire to change! ■*- 
I don't recoil any now. 

Q. You still stand by the proposition then, 
in stated in your testimony of yesterday, that 
the only ones that you remember sendtne,, that 
it, writing to about tlio cendittnns at Iitflhel 
prior to September liith, outside of yoor sister — - 

Mr. Lrachbaosen r I object. 

II r. Covington: Jiil m* finish, my qnea- 
tjcin. 

Mr. Bniciiliauseu: Pardon roe, I 
thoaght yon had. 

The Court: I*thini ruush Uh qun- 
tion. 



Oiin Jl. l/»jrfe— For Plf.—Crm 

(J. (i'uTilinLJO'l) — was. to Phiihriek at Boston, 
-i'jliii Miller ■ t ■ ilnisaeliUiCtta, and a man by 
tlii' niniic af HiitthirT — uliat did vou say hit tiaiut 
t'BJil A, Gn'Hirjfie H«iditr, 

Q. Cm jou rwnll cnyboiy tUet 

i[;. ilrucbliauaen : I ubji-ct to the tjueR- 
tivs. 

The C'«urt; fUtJMtiMl mistainfJ- He 
J i»< jinnm-rciJ tlmt twirc. Tlie jury 'fill 
rri-Hilhi'l whiit -■■!■ KaUl. 

>lr> Cnvinjflim; \Yt CMtpt, yaur 
llmior. 

Q. J)o yon recoil wrilinK n ItttW to a rnan 
by tin' ittiue bf Krytlund ob &?pte:iil>er 27, 1940, 
in which >on slated "I Itavc ke^t itiviet"— 

lit. lirudiluiusen: Jiinl a aidnute. I 
nlijuOL 

Tiio Court; 1'lvane dun't read the lel- 
tLr. You ussy ark him if he wrote a let- 
ter concerning litis eoHtrav#ri>y to that 
i.lil:l uil tl:at '.Lote. 

Mr. HriU'lihaunen: I re^peelfully ob- 
ject, if yuur HMiOf please, We have i&x.n 
ail over tlila before, 4«d I tiiougbt esoanael 
hud fuiLiluded yesterdoy, eicepline; only 
for ti.i- offering of these exhibits. 

Tlio CiSirt; J did not underslapc" be 
iunt concluded kit ei-nsji-exanii nation. It 
wan I who took the adjournment io that 
evf rj'tio" ly might hove * c'hauee to read, 
the cxhibitx nnd to that tlie jury would 
sot l:« kept waiting. 

y.s, Bia&bhallltn; I will withdraw my 
undernttatiing, your Honor, 



Qli* H. iloyle—Ff Plf.—Cr<*t 

The Court : You may ask ham if he 

wrote a letter eoiKeniiiig :)"* letter of 
his to Kutherford, wis bout ijufcting the 
letter, on that dote Io that pmn, which 
is, 1 awume, nhat you wont to find euL 

(^ Did jcu write a letter to a mart by tlie 

name of Frylctuud 'Jntcd 6w|iU'niii*r S7, VM<\, 
alioiit litis CMltlWtrwyl A. I do ki>1 reiOPinUffr 
writinfi tu any mnn by Tht na'ue of rVySutifld, 

<J. Did yem Ktatc to uytrtly «l or nbojt Sr|v 
tender 27, l!H(l, rjthiT orally ur In 't.Tilinjr, that 
you had remained 'ipjicl^ 

Mr. Uruelihjiuiierii 1 object to tlie form 
of tlii; question, 
Mr. Cuvington: Let me tinisb. 
Tlie Court; Tbe objection is sustained. 
You may rtfret-b lii» rceollevtioa by any- 
thing you liavf, but 1 am not going 1* 
jwrmit you tu any ■oinelhin^ that mijjhl 
be (ibjeetionahlD. 

Mr- tJovington; I will csuiie bajh Io 
that ink-r- 

The L'ourt: Yon have * fsji'f^t ripht 
to refresh his recollection on anything 
y*u wuiit, I want you to understand that. 
Ilul I do not want j'»o to read something 
tliat is not in evidence and then atk him 
about it. 

Mr. Covinpton ; I have got to lay a 
predicate for iiiipvoditnenL 

The Court: You have a perfect riplit 
to ask — 

ALr. Cewingtoni We cieept to tbe limi- 
tation. 



Olin IL ilvylt—For Pig-— Cross 

The Court: You have a perfect right In 

k&l hint iT h* wrote » man "-oneemi nfi wliat 
*re nro tnlkinE; aiioot, bnt I rule thai you 
have no right tc ret-! s^meihiriBbeeauBe it 
Ln not in evidence— to which you mny have 
an i-i"iotiu:i. 

Mr. Coviriffton: We, of course, respect- 
fully except to tlie Court 1 * ruling at undue 
limitation. 
q r How rnniny lfttcrd did tlie Bawn, Ineorpo- 
rmle<l, nend out for you I 

Mr. Rruchfuimieii: I oliject to tbe ijiici- 
tion. Wt- have hern over that fully yc^ 
terdny. 

Air, t'nviiiEtnfl ; Wt lui™ not lurn ni-cr 
I h»t. 
The OnTt; Objeriipn rtlntained at to 

!", 1 1 il'L 

tj. IVhl the Dawn, Incorporated, ever *frnl ont 
any teller* in your behaLf, tlie printed leiteril 
A, Kn. 

(J. Did you pennit th^m to keep any copiest 
A, There m onthiiig *ftid either nay on lint 

Q, I helieve yesterday y«U testified that you 
did not give or Iravc with MrH. Van Sens a copy 
»f your letter dated July Sl s IfloS, to ludpe 
Rutlierrunl, is that correct 1 A. I don't rfccull 
nuikinE Ibnl statement. 

(). Wliot is tlntl A- I don't remember making 
1'i::t itatcment. 

By the Court: 

Q. \Vlint is the fnftt Do you say you did or 

did notT A. I gBTt litr a copy at one time, but 
whether it wa« when »4 »eie lb*r* or latftr, I 



m 

Olin It. Ucyit—Fof Piff.—Crott 

don't reinembcr. It muy liAVe been tliat we left 

One there at that lime. 

By Mr. Covington: 

Q. Then you are chaflfcing jonr reilimoiijr t eth 
you natl 

Mr. l!ni?>ibftuiien : I object to that. 
The Court; Objection sufliained. 
Mr. CoTintflon; We eicept 
(Paper liandevl to mitnens.) 

{J. Wliht <]*> you have in your hand! A. A let- 
ter dnled September 27 T lilt), adttrensed lo Mr. 
0. Fryklund— 

Tire Cnurt: Tlie jury do not hear yon, 

A, (Continued) It ip a letter dati>d Seplember 
27, ISMft, addret»cd to Jfr- 0, Fryklund of Auda- 
bon. Town, and sLeried by me. 

Q, Will ynn read the third sentence of the ?re- 
ond phrafirtpb, |il,'ik>fr, nnd *ffr if Ihsil refreshes 
your rnemory nlmul the fuels ConctrniuR- tlii* ne- 
tion. A. "The Judpe baa raved"— 

The Court: Head it to yenraelf. 
Tlift Witness: Ob, pardon m*, (Afttr 
readin.nl 1 have read it. 

Q. Ehoeii that refresh your mttnoryl A, It 

dees, 

Q. Is it a fact that yon tept quiet end let the 
.tudpe rave for a year, but on September 27, 1340; 
the time iiad com* to let the brethren kaaf tho 
trutht A. Y«. 

Q. You had kept quiet And had not »*id a *ord 
Up to that time! A. I would not pot it that far, 
that I bad not said a, word. 



'■'A 



£s.-: 



X£ 



Otin It. ilasle—Fvr Plf.—Crtoi 

Q. WliDt ,li<! yau mean by tli<s (-up reunion— - A r 

"I'Jmt I iuLil not enjjuged in any luteal answer 

Lu wluil had Ixjcji Jitid concerning wC- 
Q, "or 41 whole vt-Ji r T A. Approximately lJ:ilL 
Jtr. Covine^on: We offer it in evidence 

InfB'lluT WJtll tibfi Attlf lll'J — 

Mr, Hnie)tlmutn: No ebjeetura, 

(The paper referred to was received in 
evidence mid marked Defc ndanta ' Exhibit 

Q. What was your testimony yesterday with 
i'L>l"i-rfniT lo the dainnjre that yum had su:-taiiicd 
in iiliii a.r,Hlinl >1 ilwAllkfe through till- fact that 
three Jehovah's WitMatH bad retained you to 
represent them in an Information M4irch eft«e 
ilut lo the puhlifotion of (hi pi ArlieJe in the 
"Walsh Tav/t-r" Mint you had been shunned and 
avoided Id iucIi nn eslvnt that they diM4li*rjjed 
yon, is that ri^hll 

Mr. Ururliliaqucn; I object to tlift n,u*s- 
lii'ii, 
The Court : Objection justamed, 

Q. What was yaw testimony yesterday with 
respect to that nuiticrl 

Mr. Bruchhnujwr.: I object to the que*- 
Bon, 

The Court; Objection sustained. 

Q. Tell uh the instanre ot the throe Jehovah's 
Wi'-neiK'* ihat ynu were employed to represent. 
I vim L 1m pel tlie fju'ln elm Fly Itffore tlie jury, 

Mr. Bruciihaunen: I object to ii u 
already testified to- 



OUn R. iSayU — Far Mg.—Cr&n 

TLa Court: Objection sustained. 
Mr. Covington: W T o neepl to the Un- 
due limitation of the emimnminitlM 

Q. Wire you employed by three JeWvnh's 
Witnose* to represent iheui in to Information 
Mereh csebJ A. I wns- 

Q. Wkere was that? A. Kenosha. 

Q. And wbal county i* that situated jut A. 
£*ao*ha County, 

Q, Kenosha County? A. Yen. 

Q, And how far is it from Milwaukee f A, 
Forty miles, thirty. fn'e to forty, 

Q. In what direction I A. South, 

Q- Name the throe individuals that you nay 
employed you. A, One wa* Leslie Itiehardt nf 
Hacioe. I have forgotten the name* of the otier 
two, 

Q. You remember Leelia Richards of Itacinel 
A. Yea. 

(J. And you lutve forgotten the name* of Iho 
Other* 1 A. Yea, 

Mr. Bruciihausen : I object to ronn*eI 
repealing tlie (\nt*cn. 

The Court: Yea, plcnae don't repeat 
the answers. If you do not understand 
it or do not J. ear i:, I witi have the atcnajS- 
niiiliHT rr:nl iinytliinp LTur riliicr 5l>UllPvrl, 
but do not repent tscii nutter, 

<J. TATiih werij you employed to repr? dm) 

t'lc^e indivu!ua!if ttiut y«,i m. ntinnr^l A. Short- 
ly after my return, tome time in August or 
Stfttrnter. 



(MVh It. ifnyh—For Fig.— Croat 

Q. Did yon tike any aclion in their behalf! 
A. I did. 

Q. What aefioi did you take I A, 1 went dowa 
to Kenoflh* on the day {he ea»e wa» fcilli^l, the 
4ay jh«y werv onllinj; (ho -calendar In 11 le Cir. 
eait Couil, and clicked tin record sver — 

Q. What court 1 A. The Circuit Court of 
Kenosha County. Thi» win a tAitt en appeal. 
I cheeked the record over. I had a conference 
*ilh the City Attorney. I did aoitie work on 
the law on it ia Jil-c | in rjn lmi fur it, 

Q, And tt'kcn liie caise was culled, what hap- 
pened! A. My meniorv" isn't ciei.r on tli^t. The 
C**e vrint ealleii and it waun'l fet for trial, I 
discussed tlie rualte' with the Ciiy Attorney, 

It WJt l K ft ClfH'lL, 

Q. And lln-n wlint did ynn An in respect Id 
thai eauel A. I n'role to |j'>lic RichMd*, I 
(hint it wo*, one nf the defendnnt*. njikinp him 
j^jne cjienljort* atieol 1hc ™%e ■;,?<■ [irtrin^ fof it, 

Q, 'tMirn you enured yntur a r'pen ntier iiefnre 
the Ciri-nil Court, I assume lhal yon filed an 
appt.'irOftee in »om* mrl nf iih-inlinfld in hflnilf 
of tin 1 ilHVmlnritii. did you not I A. i t'M nut. i*i>. 

Q, DiJ you aftrrfar- h*fore the Jud^c of the 
Circuit Court in hchnif of the dcfendanls, or 
did yon jus! tdiow up at [he Circuit Court, 
»hioht A, I apjM-ared (here on (he rAlen ( Jar 
day, and if I remember correctly, answered to 
lh« e*ll fif that eite tlial I iraii representing 

lll.JiL 

Q. And yon advised the Court thnt yon nere 
rciireiejitin^ ihe three defeiulanti, ia ihat eor- 
rectf A. I did, yet. 

Q. What ton. of a motion *aa mide in liehalf 



^|J7 

Otin ti. HoyU—For Plf.— Crest 

Of the three defcndiinwil A, No lOOlieu Wo* 
made Uiat day. 

(J. What action Look place tltea, if do motion 
wia roadyt A. 1 sLaled a minute igo it woia't 
pul dows for t.-jul. 

IJ, V.'hj-T A, I Jva't H'liiL'JJihtii - , Tin-}- Iiad a 
nnrober of auv* there t!u4 were lehedaled ana 
this one wasn't set for trial, 

Q. How far ia Keruoubai from IUcbeT A. 
About (in Bailea, 

Q. Id what dincstionT A, Kvafrtba i* iwutb 
of lELaciae. 

Q. Wlien you appeared in the Circuit Court, 
was that the frrht tiros that you appeared if 
that ££4et A. 1 beliere it wos. 

Q, Where did tbmt eus« ori£Jiiats1 A, la ihe 
Municipal Court in Kenoiho. 

Q. Did you appear in behalf of tlie defeodrmta 
there in the Municipal Courtt A, No, *ir, 

Q. Wbo appeared in behalf of the. def fadan Is 
in the Mouioipsd Count A, As attnntey by the 
name of Eronn. 

Q. What in liin first nauiel A. Uyman. 

Q. Did Mr. Brown appear ia At CiJeuJt 
Couxtt A, Later on he cija. 

Q, Later on he did f A- Ye*. 

Q. Wka took the appeal in behalf of the de- 
fendants from the Municipal Conrtl A. Urowu 

did. 

By the Court: 

Q. What ■■ the »piw»l, * trial Ac *mt A. 
Yt*. 

Mr. Covinirton: It ii a trial it *oi>0, 
your Honor, 
(Paper tiaded to the witatM.) 



OLrt II. UmjU—Fut Plff.—CtQti 

By Mr, Covington: 

Q. What do you '.-.aw in your hand) A. Tl.i.-i 
it a letter dated December 29, 1939, to Mr, 
Elmer (i. MaDaniel, xene aemant in Milwaukee, 

eigned fcy me, 

Q- Whose signature La tiatl A. Mine. 

Q, \Vlio it Mr. lirownT A, Urows ii an ai- 
Immey. 

<J. H*w \ong have you known himt A, Oh, 
for xix or seven yearn, 

Q. What is that I A. Uu or tcvea year*. 

The Court: I'lease keep your voice up. 
The lViln(«; but or ievea year*. 

Q, Fran. *iiftl d»t« 4U:e you talking abDall 
r'ruiu tlie date tliat we are now at in this court! 
> Vi'.,. 

Q. ileck sii years 1 A, fjamelhing like that, 

Q. Where would that take you hack to, what 
year) A, The year before 1 went to Brooklyn. 

Q. Six or aevea yconf A, Yet, That would 
be ueitur than UilvI ; about seven or eirjhL 

Q. Wliero doei he pEaetjce law I A. In Union 
tirove. 

Q. ia Union Grovel A* Yea. 

it. And how loag had. he practiced law in 
Union (JroTel A. Well, he practiced there ahoui 
* yyu befere I went to Hrooklyn. 

<J. A year before yon went to Brooklyn! A. 
Ye*, 

(J. Ecnd (liAt letter and aee if that refreahe* 
your memory about that cane a* to who the 
attorney wu in the case lhaudinn; to wittHM). 
Dots that i.'fr^iit your memory] A. In what 
etau**at1 



OH* R. Uayit—Fer Plff.—Cwt 

(J. In reaped to the twtimony that you have 
given to the jary. 

The Court: About the attorney 1 

Q, (Continued) About the attorney handling 
the taint. A. No, that doesn't change my reeol- 

JeeUoa. 

Q, I am Biking you doe* :t refresh your cem- 
ory. A, No. 

Q, W] 1 y doesnt it) A. Well, it make* no 
ehange in what I have aaid, if Uiat in what yon 
are referring to. My memory of it is *li)l tlie 
same as it waa before I read that letter. 

By the Court: 

Q. And you still say that Mr. Hyraan Brown 
wa* [lilt attorney in the easel A, U* waa, 

By Mr, Covington : 

Q. And lie Wli the lawyer in Ihe cane when yon 
went to the Circuit Court, woan't hef A. Weh, 
here are the fact* — 

-The Court: No. He want* on answer 
to that qujtaUon. I ansimu} you want an 
anawer to that questtioaT 

Mr. Covinfltoa: Yes, I want as anawiej! 1 . 

The WitneuT I don 't know whether ha 

woi or not, 

Q, Why don't you know! 

lit, K r i:'i:i.au.it o : I object. 

The Court: That ia argumentative. 

Q, Did yon see Mr. Brown at any time in re- 
spect to this motttrt A, Yea, 



2iu 



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OJitt it. Afnide— For Plf.—Cntss 

Q, When was itl Ax During that interval 
fj. What interval T A, Between the time these 
men spoke- to ue and — 

By tie Ourt: 

Q. By "these men'' yon mean the defendant* 
— A- The defrndont*, yC5,~4nd that date- 
By Mr, Covington: 

g. And die day that you apu*nr*d i" Circuit 
Court f A. Ye*, 

Q. Wieu yon auw Mr. Brown, what oonversa- 
lion diii yuu heve mill him in respect to the 
enact A. I discussed tlie. ease \ath him. lie 
we* willing to surrender the can, thai is, ha 
waan'i going to appear any mare. I told him 
these men wanted me to appear on it, and that 
mi nil right, i ti.cn Inter prepared 4 suhjli. 
tnlion of attorney*, I deist remember how much 
Jailer that wan. Then Mr, Brown refused to 
sign the »ahstitution Df attorneys. Ar-d «o I 
dropped out. 

Q, He refused to sign the substitution of At- 
torneys! A. i'ta. 

Q, And why did he refuse. 1 A™ J! don't know. 

Q. Did you iuivis any conversation with him 
with ffttpeot to Ida refusal to sigaf A- Weil, 
he said he still wants- to stay on tins case. 

Q. As » matter of fiiet, Weren't you aolieitine; 
tto casa ajid trying to come in and boot aJr. 
brown ol'-T 

Mr. Brndihansen: I object t* tit* o,U*»- 

tjtHL 

The Court: Objection ene-tained. Ex- 
ception Id Hi* defendant*. 



Qlin R. Na-jlt-Ftf Pljr-Crvn 

11 r, CovMffton; We except. Now wo 
fiiiifr in evident* a letter dated DwefclJef 
23, 1S39. 

IJ>. Bradihauseii : No ebjection, 

(The paper referred to was receive^ ;■; 

evidence and n-iarked Deleidanta' Ifiihibit 

It 1 

Q. Doe* Defendants' Exhibit B, which I bold 

in my hand, *, letter sieved by Clin B, Moyle, 

relate to tlie three ease* tiiit yon havo been 

mentioning to the jury 1 A, It doe*, 

Mr. Csvinglea: I will read thit t* lb* 

jury now. 

(Mr, Covington read* .Defendants' ill. 
hibit E to the jury,) 

Q, At that time you knew that Mr. Brown was 
in the ease handling it, didn't ywl A. That it 
ri^ht 

Q. Did yon think he was incompetent in han- 
dling the matter! A No. 

Q, Id. that what prompted yon to writ* tbia 
letter of advice to these men! A. No- 

Q, VmU i>ay yon practiced in Union drove sqv. 
e-ral years before yo!l CuJno, to Brooklyn, in (Lint 
light* A Tkst is right. 

Q, And most of y our clientele and acnuain tan:* 
was in and around Racine County, Is that cor-- 
rectt A The biggest portion of it. 

Q, TLiat in where your entire clientele canie 
from, Wasn't it, practically f A, Not the eatir*. 
clientele, 

Q. The bigger portion ef it, *»a will sty I A 
Tea, 



Olm fl, Uojilfi— For Ptff.—Crott 

Q. When yon went hack to Milwaukee, and 
after lhi-» insiBnce tluat you have described to the 
jury- nhout netisiu; llr, Brown, I wilt a»k yon if it it 
net n Tact thai Mr. Brow, the attorney, had to 
pxt an injunction npninul yuu from violating a 
cfietriil ilini you had vrilik |,im in practicing 3aw 
in ltacine t-ounlyl j\, We hnd a i-ontrovrrny on 
tiuil in the court, lie hrouj;hl an injunction nc 
linn. 

Q. Ami the injunction wn# «TC,ntJ'ii against ynu 
rentriiiijing you from [trariicinjr law in that 
county pursuant to a contract v.-ilh him, m that 
not trutf A. It was, 

Q, And yuu wtn attempting tn practice in 
Ttacine Cnisnly, were y^u notl A. I planned to 
open Jin oliice. 

Q. Vi'heret A. 'In another portion of (be 
wunty. 

Q. In onother porlioh of ihc initntyl A. \"ea. 

Q. And you had n rontnwt with Mr, Brown 
in IKS when yoa left there, didn't ywit A, That 
ia rjj«ht, 

Q, And what was the contract 1 A, The con- 
tract envarvl lw<* wlmlt countiea. 

Q. Wiat cnantienf A. Ktnimlin. and R?.dne. 

ij. And what was (lie uubatunce of the ncrec- 
ii-L-ri I : A. Thai 1 would not practice there for a 
period of (en yeftft, 

<j. And it was in Keiiesba Colinly where pea 
atieijijiteii tu int(:rfere in this case, ia that correct 1 

if r. Bruchbtuscu r 1 object to the quei- 
titfl. 

Tii* Court: I will permit him to an- 
swer. 

It r. Brnehhauian : Exception. 

Tii* Conrt: Exception to t&e plaintilT. 



GN» 11. Hvi/lt—Fw Plff*-Crvu 

A Tljcue men i-j.ii-.i- to me in l-\ ilwaukee County 
and nhked jne t« handle the eai*, 

ISy t; i- t'nurt : 

(J. Ui:| l I ,■•- ?v:.-\- v.: .- in KenoHlm DMrntyl A, 
The care wot* iu rConwha County, 

By Jlr, Uovinjjtun ; 

(J, Di<i foil nle]jend n [Km ,Jt-h«vnh"s \V'itnei«e* 
fur tilt ;; liLJ ;:■- ;:ai't of your lav huH,ini'iuit 

'j'he Court : Kii n time, pleoBe; before 
or after Brooklyn. 

Q. Ilefore Alay, liCJi, did Joil depend upon 
Jehovah's. Witnesses, for the major part of yotir 
law practice t A. Xti. 

Q. During the time that you were residing at 
Uninn (irove, did y«* liave a hiR or aubu-tflnlial 
|>art of yonr prnclice eoiftirif frotu U ilwaukee T 
A. 'I'll ere wan practice which euine from J|ilw£> 
kee, KLil^toiHiu]. 

Q, tVhat flJibuiiDt of nuhsUnlinl practice wnn it, 
JtitwauV-i.i L and (lie vuhurhst A. I cannot remem- 
|.i-L !'i^' J "•.■* , 

Q. But did tin nauHtanlial pas-t «f tbt- Milwaa. 
k*e praetite dvpcihl on Jchovoli'ifl WitiK'SKenf A. 
\Vh:it praetice came from Milwaukee woe mainly 
Jehovah's \Vilneii*eK. 

Q. Wlsat portion nf your practice in Itacine 
Comity depended on (lie 11 ilwaukee imraiieuil A 
1 cxvuldn't say. 

O. Could you I'SVft us an approximEitionT A 
I eannut remember. 

Til* Court: I'ercDTitnjje.wlne iawliftt Mr. 

Covington wnat» ta k!*&w, T tliiak. 
Jir Covin cton : Just approjunuUly. 



274 
Qlin JI. Mayli—Far Plff^-Crott 

A (Continued) It might have been ten per 
cm: of it. 

Q. It tnifiltt Imvc been ten per ccntl A, Yea. 

Q, Was it ipiore timi, tim per cent or less thnn 
teji per ctatl A- 1 don't think it would be more. 

Q. You don't think it wonH bt; morot A No. 

(J, How much money did you ordinarUy draw 
eatb year from JahovaU'e Witnemiea in your Uw 
practice f 

Mr. Brc;>Jilu»i«e.a; J object to the ques- 
tion. 
The Court: Objection 6ms1.ai.neil 

Q, i\H iat portion ef your law practice each 
year cama from Jchov-nb'" Witnesira 1 

llr. Bruchhausen; I objee-t to this 0,ues- 

tla. 

The Court', I will permit him to answer 
LhaL 

A. 1 don't know. 

Q. The entire practice T A. I don'L know. 
Q, Wu* it small or large T A A invdJom 
amount. 

By tlie Court: 

Q. Vi'iuit is yonr best cdtima'e! Nohody in 
Eoiiig to ask you the ejtact rjercenlags. Your 
best estimate is whit Mr, Covirujton is looking 
for, 1 think — isn't that right T 

Mr. Covington ; That u all I wont, 

A. It would not be over ten per cent 
Q. Would you say it was approiimatel y tea 
per eenlf A Probably that, yes- 



27 !i 
QUn R. lf9itl4-~Far P18<—Ctoi* 

By Mr, Covington; 

Q. Then you did not have any practice from 
any uf Jehovah'* Witnesses in itaf.ir.a '.-■' Keno- 
ulut County, diil you, prior to tlie liroe yon cams 
to Brooklyn in 15>35t A- 1"ea, I did. 

Q. Did you lave a.iy practice f rmn Milwaukea 
other than Jehovah's Witn«M*»t A, I don't re- 
member any degree of it. There Blight ha^e 
been an instance or two. 

The Court: He testined, I think, that 
subHlantinlly oil of hi* practice from Mil- 
waakee was from- Jehovah's Witneases, 

Q. Did the publication of the "Wabeb Tower" 
arlh-le enlitled "Information t ' or "Snares'" 
eauxe people tliiit were not Jehovah's Witnesses 
to fchun and avoid you in the practice of tho 
lawt A. T dnn't know. 

Q. What is thntl A. I don't know as it did. 

Q. A^ d mailer of fftft, you tinow tlknt anly 
JelLovnh's WiJne^sert nr people tlust are inter- 
ested in .Ii-:nf.'ah'H Witneiee^ read the Watch 
'!'nv.iT unfrjLT.ini', jk (hat correct, and are usually 
iiiihienccd by it! A. I don't know whether thnt 
is entirely the case. 

q, SubslanlbiHy, isn't itl 

llr. li ruchhansen : I object (o (hat, I 
don't mt how anybody can determine thai. 
Tlie Court: Objection anstained, 

t>, Do yon know of any instance where any- 
lnxly (bflt v&t not one of Jehovah 'a WitneMBS 
shumji'd and avoided you in your law practice t 
A. I dun't know af any, no. 

Q, You do n*l know of any! A No, 



2^G 



2,H 



Qlin R. Hoylc—For F\ff.—CnM 

Mr, Covington: May t s*e a copy of 
your complaint, counsel %■ T would lik* to 
liaxe the original complaint. 

Mr, Bfwblmuiwn: It it in your appeal 

hook. 

Mr. Covin jrton; Bnt T want th* original 
complaint. 

M r. Brucliliansen i It may be in the 
Clerk'* pnsjiessioo. It i* a pnhlie record. 

The Court i I nomine Hi* has to do 
with the- vcrificntinnl 

M r. Co^inpton : Tea, 

Tins Court: I assume it wj]] b« *lipu- 
1*1 mi tSiil il it a verified pleading I 

Mr. Brnchhouscn; Tot, 

Mr. Covin cton : I h*** a WW- 

Tke Court; i have a Copy before me, 
and Li ;» pvirnorU'd to be tc rifted on the 
71 h of October, 11510. 

Mr. liruehhaiwcn : There- in no mystery 
jiiiOUt iL 

Q. ) hand to J'na a copy of your swmm com- 
plriiht in tsn teHon, and ant that too read, the 
lux) two linen tliat precede tJre prayer for relief 

< iiiiiirlr "nr to witness}. A. Ycs- 

Q. Did you read ihall A. Ye:s. 

(J. Tin-re in a BJmilnr line la Hint that pwcdM 
llir pmyrr for relief In the "n't cause of oeltren, 
in 1 1 nit corrwif A. T believe *n. 

Q. Wiinl flJiiiinnt of nionpy Imvc ynn suffered 
,n line wny of l«w of iaeome in yonr jnrnftK*inn 
n* Iho r«*ult» of lh*w two publirntiont, 
*' Hnjipr* ' h , i-od the arlieJCB entitled "Informa- 
tion''! 



0ti* R. i/ojis— For Plf.—Crtiij 

Mr. B ruchhuusen : I object to the ques- 
tion. 

The Court: Objection sustained. Ex- 
ception to the defendanta. 

Mr. Covington; We taLu an exception. 

i}. What was your average annual income in 
1930 and liiSLt 

Mr. Bruchhaustii ! I ohjeet to iht ques- 
tion. 

The Court: Objection sustained. 

Q. Wltut wast yuur annual Income for the 
years 1930, 1331, 1332, 1933, 133* and 1E135 prior 
to coming to Bethclf 

Mr. HrurlduAUBen: Same objection. 
The Court: Objection sustained; exeop- 

tion to IliE rli'TcinUinla. 

11 r. Covington: We except. 

Q, Whit ban been your annual income in 'Jia 
]jiw buninesn jiince 1339, August T 

Mr, Bruchtuuwrn. ; Kami; ohjnrlinn. 
The Court: Objection Eluj|*ine4; ex- 
ception to the defendant*, 
Mr. Covim-tou r We except. 

Q, What *Tl» your inutive. in coining to ljolbeil 
A. To servo tin I,0rd on Toll time. 

Q. I wilt ask you if prior to the time that 
yob l-jiioo to Bethel, if you vera not engaged in 
another business is addition to tlte Lav bisi- 
11.,': ; ! I A. Yen. 

Q. Whnt Other business were you engaged inl 
A. I waa Secretary of ■> National farm Loam 
Association. 



Q, Yts, I will aiik J'ou if it vaM not a fact 
tbat the greater portion 01 JW iacoma ltu 
from ttiat nooroef A. During thi'— 

Mr. ruTiebhaiaicn: I object 1° that. 

Tho C'ra.rt: Objection imtoiiied; 4J- 
Ception to thsi tteii>ndaoTa. 
Mr. CoringlOB : We *Si**pt, 

Q. Did yoa Haw* any financial raotive or 
aeinsii motiTe in coming to BetbcIT A, No, jiir. 

Q. Yoa difl] STnit frams Ibpre for the purpntO 
of msiking nrnney, ie (bat ri£li|f A No, flir. 

Q. l>id your wifa coma there for that par- 
posol A. 'No, *ir. 

(Paper handed to witness.) 

Q. Yon ba^o in your hnn<l wliatt A. Thia 

*pt>fBrij to n* a pafje, a longaiinc entitled "The 
froKTCBsive. " 

Q. Von Bay mmrnpdne. Is it not o fact that 
"The PmgrMi.Lve" iji a nnlioitnlly feTiowin news, 
yiapcr published by Iho liiFolletto BrotSltW in 
tnat section of the <*ountryt A. Yes. 

Q. And it has- a nntioiial circnlatioBj doe* it 
BOtt A. That is right 

Q. Talie a Soolt at tbat roarfcod article in there, 
flitit Jiea if tbat refrctSiW your roemory. A. I 
remcmlier tli* article. 

Q. ff you remember the article, can you tell 
■mo nnw if yoy n r ant to difln*;* yonr testimony 
an to what yoo. Sftid yesl^rday on any mfittc-rT 
A. r don't Temcmlier 1e*timnny that eonl!iot»d 
with that 

Q. Do von rememcT a (pifKrlon ye«lerd*y at 
to whethsr M not jon had repeated the charge* 



0H» Jt. Haylt—For Fl£. — CfOiBj 

Ibnl >00 hud tuud* at had been made agminsl 
you by tlie Watch Tower Rihle &. Troet Society 
publtdy in a publ icai icin, and yon said no, em- 
pbalitallyt A I believe there vim «oiietliinjr of 
that tort. 

Q. Now, do yon want to ehaaea itt A I wWd 
change tint as io that dal*, yea, 

Mr. Erupbhaosen ' What is the (latel 
II r. Coringlon: Thi* w September 0, 

ma. 

The Witness: Tbat is right, 
Mr. Covimjtoa : We offer it is evi. 
deocB, 

Mr. BrudihoaEen: T object to it as not 
within the issues, in tlso ■slst-. 

Mr. Co-riiigtoo : May I answer that ob- 
jection! 

Tho Court: Will you let me look ol it, 
fitttt 

Mr. Covijvgtoo : Ko objection flianding 
paper to tlse Court). 

The Coart: WTiy do yoo «ay it it ad- 
Cli::.Tliih:T 

Mr. Covington: I say it it admissible 
on this theory: That whenever a plain- 
tiff Ttpeatc either th* eiact cbntgc* or 
the substance of the cJinrgM h* fllleges the 
defendant raafcea against him, that he bim- 
scif hoa caused the damage or & great 
portion of the damage, and it bears on 
tbo qnestion of damage. 

The Court: The objection is sustained 
and the paper -will be murteii for iden- 
tification. Exception to tha d*f«ndai>l*- 



Oiiu Ii. Uotft—For Ptff.—Crot* 

ifr, Bruchhiiuii+xi ; And may 1 Aay too, 
heoctise of the remark of counsel, tl;it 
there it no claim made here by the do- 
fendanti of any lil>*l by the plaintiff. 

(Tb* pap*r referred to was marki*! 
i)i-n-n;l:inli,' hinbibit H fur iilenlifirotitjn.l 

Mr. Covington: Now I re-oiler tbat 

paper for the pUr]>o*e of impescliiog tin 
wilncts, 

Mr. BrurbSiauson; I object. 

Tbo Court : Same rulinfi and name ex- 
ception. 

Mr. BruehhBUBCH : And 1 object to the 
term »s:-A by the iiefendnnts, 

Tii.' f""iir(: Yph, ti[^ jury will niinre. 
pjard the wnrd ' ' jmptaclunent. " Tlio 
Court has ruled oil it. 

Mr. Covinfilon: And T except to your 
Honor's ruling. 

(Paper banded to witness.) 

Q, Wkut do yon liave in yOor bandl A What 
apnea ns to Im.' S. flipiiina' from the Milwaukee 
Journal of Odobcr li 19*2. 

Q, Does that refrenh yunr incmory. A. I re 
member tbat article. 

The Court: Ab to wbatt 

£J, At to *lie [jutstion that I allied you yes- 
terday, as [o whether or not you had nsftde pnb- 
iic tint staertion in a publication or newspaper 
Ljiat yoc wc.r* not affiliated with Jehovah's 
Wit neues I 

Mr. BrnchhanBen: I object to tliii 



2H1 
Oiin it itoijlc—Fef PIS— Ctoa 

statement by counsel and to the offer 

made by cour.aei on the. ground UiaL he 
should not offer evidence that he knuwi 
in not aih-i Lfiiible, something that (thr- 
ipircd long after tEie action started. 

The Court: I will permit flic Question. 
Does that refresh your re*«llectii>n t Kst- 
eapiton to the pbiintirt. 

The WitnMS; Refrenh my recollection 
as to wbatT 

Tiie Court; Ah to sontetliing yon said 
yr^Lcrduy coneefniiiig your incinbersliip — 

Tiie Witness: This doea not refrc*h 
my rwulhiction an to anything 1 said >es- 
icrday. 

Q, V.'i'rr- you n»t a>ked a 'tuestion ymlerdsy 
as to whether or not yea hail made public in a 
lartff! ndusiMiiJer the fact t!mt yon we-re not 
alfiliali'il with or associated with Jehovah's Wit- 
ncsnes I Jlo yoa rfinjlii-*! tliat t lueation 1 

Mr, JtrUh'iihau^en : I object to (be form 
n f til* H|0nKti«n. 

The Court: Tlw fonn in bad. Dn you 
mind mwling the exact i|0ettion, if yon 
have it there t 

Mr, Covington: This is too long. I will 
set it later, I *oold iiie io have il 
msrked for identification now, 

Thu Court: Certainly yon may', 

(Tin paper referred to »■«* marked De- 

fenilahtt' Eahihit T for identification.) 

Q. Dui you not write Slit !*tt» 1h*l ie referred 
In in tliat artidcl 



■X!! 



us:;; 



li4 



Olin It. Meiflt—FnT Plff^-Crou 

Mr. BnuehhaOicfi : I obj«t 
The Court: Objection sustained- It ia 
not in evidenea. 

(j. In Vfliiii »i2* quan tides did you mail your 
printed letter) 

Mr. BruehliAUiOo. ; I object to this ques- 
tion. 

The Court: Objection fliiirtiinod. It !lw 
already been answered. It is my rccollcc* 

[j<ipi lit answered that in erom-eitnniinar 

tkm. 

Mt. Caving dm: lit said ho mailed 
£,COQ. 

The Court: No, lie said lie wailed 1/iOfi, 

1 3 1' hurl a couple thousand Jirinted. 

Q, On the occasions thai you mailed theru each 
time, how many did yon moil at a timet 

It r, B rucbliauEen : I oh ject to it on the 
proa nd that we hart bean nil over it yes- 
terday. 

The Court: Objection iualained; ejetp- 
lion ti> the defendant*. 

Mr, Covington: We EXsOpt t* the limi- 
tation. 
Q. Did you not take a lilt of nuts with yon 
From the files of (he Wnirh Tover Bible & Tract 
-Society who* yno left (or the purpnae of mnliinp 
public to Ihein tlu> rharffca tbnt you had made in 
I hi ft letter to the Bethel family J A. T did »ot 

Q, Did yon tats any sort of list of name* 
from the Bethel, from Watch Tower Bible It 
Tract Society 1 A. I did not. 

( Paper handed to U« wituaw.J 



Qlin R. Vault— For Plg.—Crntt 

<J. What do >'Dii hayi in year iia:;d ! A. I have 
A letter dated August 17, 1S39, to Harry L. Park- 
hurst, signed hy myself. 

The Court: Do yea wont to offer it in 

ftfidfOGSl 

Mr, Covington: I would rather wait, u 
I have a lot of thorn. 

TiiO Court: Are Uibj' ill along similar 
line*! If thay are, why don't you clip 
than together and make- one exhibit of ill 

llr. Covington: I Atil afraid they ora 
ljat on exactly e-unilar lines, 1 would like 
to luivo that marked f sr itiunii i icnlbn. Wo 
Plight ai well introduce it in evidence 

'l'\. i- Court: Are they all going to bo 
offered iii ovidens*,T 

Mr. Covington: Yea. 

The Court: Bo you mind abowinu; U>4ffi 
la ilr. Bruihliautenl 

iir. Covington; No. 

The Court: 1 feiU give the jury their 
hve-inijjules rectus now And yon inay iuok 
up that, question that you want and )>*r. 
haps wo will all aave time. 

Mr. Covington: I *ooid 'ihe to liavo 
thcio. identiired by tli* pinintirl finsL 

Th« Court: All right, hand them all io 
luin and let him identify them till, .".rul 
tiicn you can offer them aa one or Eepaml* 
exhibits, njcordiit^ la your with. 

(Ha-oie papers iris handed to the "»it- 
DC»s-l 

Tlie Conrt imAAwwsinK tht witness) : 
Alter Mr, CoviiiBtan. hand* yon all the l*t- 



Oli* S- Moult— For Plff.^Crast 

Im, Ln'i: tell :.n v::s:ii the leLter is to, 
whom it it Ergncd by, and 1h* date of it. 

(Addilional papers handed to the wil- 
neua.) 

The Coort; We will let the witness, 
idenrify each on*, and tl»cn, w* will give 
ilr. Brjchhau&en a chance to look them 
over, arid then you can look up your ques- 
tion, and then vc will take the neea*. 

Mr, Covinplon: May I ask one qu^xtion 
before recent 

The Court: Yo« may aak anytlilnj; you 
want The only Ibinjr in 1 d« not waat tlie 
jury sitting here wliile olrriAunly you Jft»'- 
j'cra have to «peiid soitie lime 00 thtfca 
lettera. 

Q. Jlr, Hovk, do those letter* refresh your 
memory a» to whether or BOt y«n mailed lo vari- 
ous indivhlual" enjiie^ of your rhartffft priar to 
tieloher IS, liiJUf A, 1 wuuhio't wUf eu|ik-l of 
chnrges^ 

q. Well, jubilance of charse*. A. They »(*(* 
reasons vhy I left the organization. 

Q. S'Mi reoaona vliy you left the orgamialion f 
A. Ye». 

B? the Codrt: 

Q. You say these refresh your recellccliojv a* 
to whetlior yon notified the people the reasons 
why you left tho organiuition prior to October 
lu, 13051 A. Tlmt ia ri|[ht 

By sir, Covington ! 

Q. I>oes it F«f Fe*h ysar memory as tu the nam* 



v-;:, 

Qli* &. ateyit — Tor Plj/.—Hnst> 

of any individuals that you hAVO not givon the 
jury fs-oni ro>:uioryt A. It does. 

Q. No*', wliat pernonft are tlicyl Joal 1*11 the 
jury now, A. Here is one, Mrs. i^ftrl (Ja*sidy in 
Chicago. There iit Harry L. i'arhhurst in Mew 
Jeriey; ilrs. France* Hunter in Hainficld, New 
Jersey; there is William C- Shook j n Duluth; 
tstn M 3- it- Barber in QtBHH, Now York. 

Q. Are those all to Barber T A. Nn, tibia (.indi- 
cating} is I'liiihrjrk. 1 had mentiont'il hitu bo- 
fore, tirover 1'owcll, I think 1 mentioned him 
before. I think that it all. 

Q, Who elaol A. This (indicating) haa so 
■uima on it. 

Dr. Covinglon: No* I olfer them, 
l'..i- Conrt; I think if you clip tltem 
lopeiher ond offer Uiein as one eiJiibit, you 
will hfl littler off. We will take a tin- 
minute recess no* *o that the lawyers will 
have a chance to look At tlicne letters. 

(Short recess.) 

Mr. Coving! nn: We now offer in evi- 
dence the various exhibits that wen 
handed to the plaintiff and which have 
been examined by his count?!. 

Trie Court: And identified by the plain- 
tiff. 

sir. Covington: And identified by tha 
plajniiif. 

The Court: Any objection t 

Mr. nruth bau^en : No objection. 

The Court. Ei yajj waat tlicHi »n*rUd 
u ':'" cxIiibitT 

ilr. Uruclibauaen : I ilk lh*t tl* U> 



286 

0&n R, Moylt^For Plg.—Crots 

fondant** counael kit tor hoTa eopiea of 
them, if he will, 

The Court: Either side m>y look at 
tha exhibiis at any tima. TlwJ ara in •*>- 
deoca, 

Mr, Bnichiiausen; I would life* to have 
copies of thein. 

The Court: If either side Wants to mat* 
a copy of them, either side may do ta> Now 
do yon want to make it one exhibit! 

Jlr. Cov-ir.jjtvn : Vet, 1 wlil do that 

(Batch oi tetters received in evidence Aa 
Defendants' 1'inHfait IT.) 

By Mr. Covington; 

Q, After you liad tho opportunity to look liiojta 

eahibitb, over, do you now desire to change your 
tWliuooy in Any respect as of yesterday T 

Mr. Kruchhausea: I object to tliO ques- 
tion. 

The Court: Objection suhlnined as to 

form, 

Mr. C-uvingtuiii We take an exception 
to your Honor'* limitation of crosE-ei- 
nminution. 

Tiio Court: I said "Objection, sustained 
aa to form-" 

ilr. Ii ruchhaosua : I don't think coun- 
sel hoi a right to protest about titnit&tioa 
of cro*4-e*ft]:iiaatian ; that ia character- 
izing something ajkd it is not Lb the form 
of a, legal objection. 

The Court: I am not very touchy, and 
I shall instruct use jury at the proper 



Olin B, Mvslt— Fvt Plg,—Cr<w 

time that anything the Court baa ruled an, 
they iauit take, because if the Court muhea 
mistakes, there Are waya of correcting 
them, 
lie. Cavin^tou: That ia righL 

Q. Bo those letters reireah your suiinoryl A. 

Vl-!l. 

Q, Bo you deairo to add to the list of ir.di 
vlduals yon named yesterdAy any otlior iudi. 
viiluidn to whom you made the substunce of 
thesa chisrgea Or reasuas for your leavuij; Bethel T 
A. You mean as refreshed by Uio«c lottersl 

Q, Yes, aa refreshed by those letters. A. I 
believe 1 staled those juat before I left the stand- 

Q. And you do add to tbnt, then; yon aettuDj 
sent tlkOte letters, tlien, did you not, all that 
have bceni identified hare as JJihihit TJt A. 
Yet, 

C- Take a look lit thai and tell toe what it ia, 
A. it appears to be a questionnaire dated Janu- 
ary 2, lD!i3 with my signature, 

Q. It i» a questionnaire submitted to you hy 
tha president's office of tl» Welch Tower Bibli 
St Tract Scicicly, is it.notl A. Yea, sir. 

Q. Cuncemmg your desire In come to Bathsl, 
ia that correct f A, Vch, iir. 

Air. Covmgtoa: We offer it in evideaoh 

M^r. I! ruchhauten : No abjection. 

(Tlie paper vu received in evidcncit 
and marked Bt'cndants' Exhibit V.) 

Mr. BrUchhawen; Hay I have the data, 
of lhati 
The Court: January 2, 1933. 



if-i 



i'LJ 



i::if! 



OI«ii J5, Meyfe—Fe* PW.—Ctom 

Q. Haw, pci-uuant La year application of Janu- 
ary 2, it)3a, j y« tame to KfcUi«3 in 1!*3S, did you 
Mil A, Tlmi is ti&A- 

<J, Ji'ow, did the Lord remove jou from your 
jjo -..;.. u of duty! A. No. 

Q. The fjord did notf A, Ko. 

(J. JJid you keep your agreement Id remain at 
yoili - ntrtfice at Bethel ttntil removed hy She 
J .fin IT A. No, 

(J, You did not Whal do tnn have in your 
bund iuw! A, J hove a letter ilat"! Jiinunry >, 
ILU'I, addreHH'd 1o Ihe amiilMTK nf thp WiilHi 
Tower Bible I: Tract Kofitiy, Jin-,, v.i|h my hjj- 
nuture Uiernia. 

Q. What hart of a copy in tlioiT A. It i* 
mude Willi, I think they call it, a ditto machine, 

fj. Ih Hint like the riii'iieneraph, toe same 
Otdcrf A. H lk Ml ■ 1 1<: tunic order. 

Q. Ik the document wjiiel y«o Iiotd in yonr 
hand the original of liuU dill^ enpyf A- Thai 
appear* to he the original. 

Mr, Covjne/ton : We will offer then 
both in r-vidence, ihe Copy ** *'e" an Llm 

original, its one oihihit. 

i!?, rtriif li haLbieo : No objection. 

(" r hc puptrs were rftc+ived in evidence 

Mm) marked Defendants' Exhibit W.j 

Q. When did you Elart eireiilotine. tiiM letlerl 
A. On that dote, I believe, 

Q, Witt in lhalf A, I believe it in an that 
date. 

The Court: January 8. 19401 
Th» Witnei*: Ve#, 



Oiim & Jfeyfr— For Plf<—Cro* f 

Q, What do yon h»v* in your hands nowt A, 
I have a letter dated Jflpimvy 8, 1W0, addressed 
(a r'red and Jfu»ie Aebly, lYe.u»esan, Illinois, 

wish my cifjnLituri. thi-ncn. 

The Court: Do you want the other unc 
alu-'T 

Mr, Co vi rjjfton ; Yen. 

The Witness : I have in luy liaml a let- 
ter dated February I, IW>, addressed to 
Jr'red and Jeniie Aebly of WnuLegun, Uh- 
nuJK, with my aitfaaiurc thereon. 

Mr. ChivjakLou; While counsel !■ look- 
inir at that exhibit, I refer In Kthihil V, 
wljjcii in tlio letter nf Jamary % ICHfl, ad- 
dressed to tilt Ij-.t-u:bpi-j( of the Watrh 
Toner Bihle t Trael SwUtj, lie, 

Q. Wcnilrt y«)u U'H t]>e jurj" frnu" many njpiei 
of Hint letter you mailed oat, approiim&.tf±iv- A. 
I itaiJetl tliat to tlie meiohem o.f tluit curfioifii,- 
tion. 

Tin; Court: He luiicd you the number 
of f'opitK, if you can 1sll us. 

The Witoeia; 1 think about & Joii-o. 

Q. You iLiiihii thfUl Id thr ::u.i:dkj-Ji of thtt 
cor]JorjLJianf A, A* ntuc An I Wuld recollect 
thtir nEimcs. 

Q. How inanyl 

Tht Court: He idid a dozen. 
V r. Covington : 1 withd raw the quei> 
lion, 

Q. Did you mail it ■« anybody outnide of tha 
dircciori of (he curjiorationl A. ITi» membtn 

u woLl ar the director!. 



OUn R, Moyle—For Plff.—Cro» 

■Q. QuLtidu of lie members, did yon mail it 
to anybody else I A I don't remember. 

Q. Do you Jmovr approximately hov rtiany 
tsjauiliaira there ore at the VYatah Tuwcr IiiliLn b 
Trntt iiotifltyt A That h the JCavr York tot- 
pa rati im.) 

Q. Ya. A My KecUtetkul La there v?m 
ain.ut 10. 

Q. Before yon returned to Bethel, from July 
21 ut to August Sth, during Ihe tiiiLfa thai yon 
ivure on yuisi" va^atJMt, Aid, yoM write lo imy- 
butiy mu\ sljilv tlve »ubrLauC4 of your reatons for 
Itttrin^ Beth* 1 1 A. Yea, 

(J. Whol A. I wilt rguaJify tliit. t wouldo'S 
call it the hulmtiuift. I ttAted reu*.0n» Cor U*v- 
ihjf. 

Q. Trt'hoT A I vrutB to Joim Miller and I 
think 1 wrote to I'hilhrick. 

Q. That in one n( these letter* tliit in already 
in ei , ; < len<jicT A, S«, tir. 

Mr, Eruclihaascn : I have no objection 
to those other letters. 

Ufa CoTiogian; Mark theaa aa one ex 
liibiL 

(Th* two iaittn irere received in evi- 
dtMt tod liiArked Defeodatnt*' Eixbibit 

Q. "What is lliat IbAt you havo in your hanrfT 
A Thin ia a letter dated July 2$, l n 39, lddr*M*d 
lit Joiid 0. Milter, Shelbume Falia, New York, 
with my signature tlHtrfld, 

Mr. Cfivinjjton: I offer now in evideace 
letter dated July 29, 1939, tigped by COto 



OUn R. itvylt—Fot Flff,~^Cra*t 

B. Moylc, add'Cfi«ed to Joha Q. Miller, 
Shelbouiae FWb, Nidi York. 

Mr. Bruchhauuen: No objection. 

(Tha letter -»B.n rtieired in evidenea 
and marked Defendant*' Exhibit Y.) 

Q, You meant Shelburs* ^"»lt», Mamachn- 
jetta, did you nctl A Yes, air 

Q. 7"li.jui(- hlentify tliat whieh you ha?e ir. ;-::i; r 
hwnd. A. Tltis appear* to be a oarbon «py of 
letter dated July £0. 1940, s»3dr«fe(l » lie, 
Cldrecict S<:Litt, Old Town, A] nine, with my sig- 
nature. 

Tha Court; Together with an enve- 
1 i--fi T 

The Witoeas : Together with nn enve- 
lope. 

Mr, Covincton ; 1 »ff<>r in tfrfcktttt Iti^t 
letter Ihi whieli ihe plaintiff Ikaa jn»t r«- 
ferred, 

llr. Bruchhaufieu: No objection. 

(iteceired in evidence and marked Bo- 
fendantft' Exhitdl Z.} 

The Court: You art asked to identify 
what you have in your liond now. 

The YViineaa: 1 hold in may hand a 
lMhr ,::-|,-,l .Tiiniuiry ii. lO-JTl, ndiii r*> ;ti 
lo B. II. Barber, Syracuse, New York, 
mith my ai^nature thereto, aud fontain itifr 
ntiaehed to it a. copy of Ihe letter dated 
JftnUdry S, liMO, addrenacd to the mem- 
bers of the Watch Tower Bible St Tract 
gociaty, lac. 



293 

OUn S. Afo^ia— For PI$.—Ctmi 

Mr. Covington : vVa offer it in evi- 
deaee. 

The Court: S5how it (o Mr, Brucli- 

Mr, BruebhaUjHtn; There ia no objec- 
tion. I assume the same polity v.-u] be 
followeil of *trikioK out the underlining. 

The Court: That will be followed by 
botli sides. 

{ The leller ^as received in evidence 
and marked Defendants' Kibibit TJ.1.} 

Q. WJual do you bold in your hand udw, Mr, 
Movie l A, Thi=i apjir.ra "o be a BtjttaBCflt •:;- 
circular with my aigriature IhereoA — no dale— 
with on envclornj utluclicd doled January 17, 
J5JI, which envelope containn in the corner 
"After 5 daya retarn to F. Uelijen, Milwaukee, 
Wisconsin," 

Q. Have yon ever seen that or a utmHai doe- 
mnent before 1 A. I have teen similar onei, 
Jir'ibfthly ihi* one. 

Q. i'rDljbly that onet A Yen, ijr. 

Q. Ho yo« hnnw tlic individual! A. Dehjenf 

Q, Ycg. A. Yes, 

(J. Ilow many eopie* of that letter nr llml 
statrmfflt did you mail outt A. I don't rft- 
rocrnber, 

Q. Approximately T T am not asking for tha 
exact iinount. I undTatnnd it in difficult to 
remember ihojit thinKn, luit ji)"l Oppro*im«vlc]y, 
A It i-iight have been 50 of tiiein. It might 
hi vi) iicen fiior* or lean. I don 'I remember, 

Q. How t'lany morel A. I don't know. 

Q. Ten moral 



m 

Oli* II, ireylt—For Ptg.—Ctatt 

Tlic Court: lie said he duetin't know. 

Q Who did you mail them l«I A I remem- 
ber thi* man Debjen. 

<j, IV Jin Am: did you moil them lot A. I 
don't rt'inembitf. 

Q. Not n itoult A. f hrlirvc 1 mailed *evfml 
iji Milnautce. hut 1 don't recall. 

Q. When did you xtart moilins themT A, 
According to what help thin envelope give* to 
my— 

The Court: Please nn*»er the ques- 
tion. 
The Witneei; I don't remember when 

I did 

Q. Wag it in 1941 1 A. It may have been, 
Q, Was it in 1&4J1T A. I don't know. 
Q. Was il in lD"!if A I don'l think ao. 
Q. Win it in 1942) A I don't think ao, 
Q, Did you mail Ibem all out at ose time or 

over it euurpc of tiuiet A. I don't rcincinU-r 

on thaL 

Mr. Covinjrton: We now offer in eyj- 
dence the exhihil which hu lM.-en referred 
to by the witnesa- 

Mr, llruehhaimen: 1 muiuna Lite OBvel- 
opo ia beinjj oiTHroii. toot 

ilf, CoWnKloa; Y*«, 

Mr, BruehhnuKen: i-" objection. 

( Received in fvinience arui marked De- 
fendants' Exhibit D-2,) 

Q. Whe* do yo5 now bold in your bwidl A. 



2: '4 



i>: 



OfiJi Ji, iloylt—FM Ptf.—Crau 

Tbi* tfltHn *a h* A tireular tatitled, "Gid ia 
Not Tin? Aulhor Of CosfBilsa." 

Q. When was the first lime you f*w llmlT 
A. I nolieve BcmeUme in 19*1, the latter part 
of 1510, porlicpa. 

Q. Who is the author of thatl Ar« y ou tho 
one that prepare;) thatT A. No. 

Cj. Hid you. jiLiiil any or those out! A. I 
mailed some, 

<J. Who in the author! A. I can't reraH hi* 
name, t think it ia Itethunc. o* looielbiog 
like (hat 

Q. How many of tho*c did yen mail, pleaaeT 
A, I don't remember. 

(J. Well, of course, you remnnhfr whether it 
wis fjv* or ten or fifty, or how manyl f-ik« 
you pive u* mi aprhroninmlinn on [ha others, 
A. That is na near as I ran My in toy opinion. 
Jfi^l-il i\i\.w heen 50 or michi have been 25, liftipht 
hnva titcn W, 

fj. \Vn» it Hevcral hundred! A- I don't think 

to. 

Q, TVa* it, say, 751 A. T don't knOT. 
Q, Wai it 1001 A. I don't think EC, 
Q. Waa it 150 1 A, I don't think ao. I don't 
know. 
Q. T beg yoor pardon! A, I don't know* 
Q, Ton [tout think not A. No. 

if r. Covtajfton s I offer it in Evidence. 

Mr, rSruddian^rn: ifay I have the 
Court's coptf of the pleadingat Just for a 
■amcati 

The Court; Certainly, They are alt 
marked by toe Court, though. 



Cu"ii» ft. Weyfi— For i>J#, — Cfoo 

3Ir. RrschhauHcn" I want to loot at 
one f^j^. 

The Court; I hifldo icvera! noloB em 
llir.*a when I took thein homo to go ovor 
thfi pleading. 

Mr. llrucbhftnser- : No objection. 

(Hceciviid and mirkid JOefendants' Ex- 
hibit JJ-3.) 

Q. With reference to Exhibit 1X3, I sill azk 
I you now if it in not a fact that yon mailed Dion 
tlkon 1J0 of thoBct A. T don't think *o, 

Q. Von don't think bo I A. That it my beat 
recollection. 

Q, I wilt take your judgment in the nutter. 
You nre tii-n nwn that did iL Mow I auk yon to 
look at that. 

TSws Cnort; I, think that ii anotl«r ropy 

of the, jinijus ju-litln. 

Mr, Cfiv'trj^ob: It ia a **>py of tlno 
xwno article, 

Q. Rut now look at tho envelope, just the rn- 
rekpe. I direct your attention to the envelope. 
A. If. « the envelope. 

C> In that your envdojjcl Look at the return 
ndctrcftn. A, I bel Leva that ia, 

Q, That ji your return address! A. Yea. 

Q. You no! tee the (tamp on there! A, Yea, 
lir. 

Q, Tho frtuVwarkl A- Yea, 

<i. What nOJt ot ttamp i* on therct A, Ceot 
and n hair. 

Q, Now then, whflt K>rt of pwrfoKO K0«a nn the 
cent and a half, tint, atccnd or Ihirdf A, I am 
not familiar. 



Oiirt n. Mojfle—For Plg.—Creu 

Mr. IirucbhauMh i Shouldn't w* have it 
oJIectal At tjiiit !i;uc rnthcr than explain 
what it sst 

Mr. Covington i All right. 

Q, That in I he envtdor* tliftt contained n doi-u- 
nu-jit idi'iitical lo D-It, Ik it uni T It ia Boa that 
yniHiavi; jurI iuVnUfall A. Yen, it ii, 

q, lio y«i »ee IheBel A. Ye*, sir, 

Mr, Covington: 1 offer the envelope. 
Mr. ItruihtiauHcn: No nhjeelion. 

(ftereaVKl an J marked Uffeniianbi' Ex* 
hihit DA.) 

Q, Whrn you see (he poclnpe *1amp on thcrt 
nnd ilia mnmUuliaa mnrt, witt it net refresh 
your umimry that you mailed more thnn 150 of 
Ilium'! A. Mayiui I {lid; I don't know. 

(J. Then yuii disn 't Iulqw. May 1m.' you did. 

The Court: l l len*c do not Tepeit the 

[J, lJiiii'l y«u know tliat you cannot aand le in 
limn l-'irfl iloconritut* nniter tliat daaa of mail at 
one timet A, I WO not familiar with tbe lejju- 
Intimi. 

Q. hi other worda, if you takt advaota^d of 
the— 

The C'ouTt: lie h(« Already aaid h* « 
nftt ijiiniliar witii [watnAe rate*, If you 
lima evidrnve to offer that ii aomethinil 
ejae. 

Q. Did you, write *0 anyone or talk to nuYOne 
— I will withdraw that. Did yon write, to anyone 
prior to July 1T.&1, 19331 



291 

OH* ft. Moiflt—For Plg.—Cr<nt 

Thti Court: That ia July £Utf 

Mi. liriHilitianjien: I object to iL We 

have already been over iL 
Mr, Covinjftoa; No, we haven't 
The Court; I »ill permit him to nn- 

awftr. 

<i. Witli reference (0 yuur plan of leaving 
Bethel— 

Tti* Conrt.: We will put the objection 
jifter tiki entire (jucslion and the objec- 
tion ia overruled, with the aaroe rulin^- 

Mf, llniebhaisneni' Yea. 

Tin: fJourl: Do you understand Iho 
a^iaatioat 

Tbt tVituesa: Yea, but I don't rmbh 
h;st leritinp to anyone with reference to 
leaving, 
<j. I beg your pardon. 

The t;ourt: lie doeK not rcrjillerl haV- 
tii£ written to anybody nhoul kavhipt 

Q, Would yon nay thai yon did or didn't 1 A. 
I «nkl 7 dun's ruMilteet. 

Q. Yini tuivc H-nftU^ti judernenl about the mat- 
lor to nay >*k or nnl A. No* 

Q. After you left fftf j-our vacation — wlut 
plw?e wo? it you njiint yaur vamtion at in 13331 
A. Xenr Tirondcrosa, Ea|fle L*k*. 

Q. When yon went to that place did yon wtlJo 
to Anybody e-lso oaL'.ida of John Miller and Phil- 
hriei tbftUt yonr l*a»0Mi fftr lea.vinjr Bethel! A. 
I doa't remembnr tliat I diet 

Q. Yon do not rsmembe-- Unit yott didl A, 
Ho, air. 



OUm S. Motjle—FQt riff.—Crttti 

Q. Don't you kiiow a to* 4 hy tho nnmc of Wal- 
ler ChamifSTiit A. Y«, air. 

Q. Wiicce doda ba hvel. A. Ho ia dnvul. 

Q. I unilerntand that, hot wh«ra did li« live 
before tie died I A, Pittsbur^li. 

<>, And dttl yoB w-ritu Tiiml A. I tony liavs 
done fo hut I don 't remember. 

Q. TVIxll did you befin yaur di^nEiiana with 
your wife and make up yonr mind with refer- 
HH« to JWIT intention to kflT* Tiethel f 

3lfr. Bmchhanaen : I object to tliat. 
The Conrt: Ohjeejioin anjitnincd. 
Ifr- Cftving^fto; Wo ftKiepL 

Q, Tfow lonff had you hrrn tonxirtr-rinp Ihe 
inatlar of lenvinjr Bethel befonc you left! 

Mr. IirucbhanFuini I object to Hint. 
The Conrt: Objeedoa auataincd. 

Q. In ynnr IrUrr you rtnte that ytffl had hn'On 
eivapfiterinie for ^ranelima your plnn^ of leavlnfi 
Betliel, Cnn yon (ell ua bow line; you luid l»Cn 
conaidering tiiot as »toi«d in your letter I 

Ifr. Brnflibansen : I nhjert In it, 
Tbe Court: Which letter arc you re- 
ferring lot 

Mr. Covington: The letter of July 21. 
1*3*. 

A, The letter to Mr, RutbeiTordT 

Mr, Covington: Yr*. 

Til* Court: I will permit him to an- 
swer and ciception to the plaintiff. 

The Wttam; I couldn't «t*te exactly 
because it wus a comparatively abort 
period of time, as few Wttfcp, potaibly. 



3!JW 
Olin It. lfoub— For P(^r-C™*f 

Q, You beard yonr wUVa testimony. Shi 

(aid it waa a week. 

Hi, ]'.iu.::1lI..ili.-i-u: 1 object tp thaL 
Tb* Court: We are not tnaeenjed with 
Other witne»E»»' t*jtt.iiftay r CbjoClion ana- 
tain ed. 

Q- You aay a few Weeks! How long: was i;t 

The Court: H* hat oJx*ady aac%«red 
tiiat. lie aaid a law weeka. 

tj. What month waa it, if you rccnJlt 

Mr, fimehbanaen: Z object to it OB 
the ground that it ia answered. 
Tha Court: Objection iuntaiaed; nl- 

reiLjy nil :.«<■[ I :lL 

Q. Do you know a man by the name of 

'1'rederf A. Wtlliom Trederl 

Q. Yes. A. lea. 

Q, ilou' Jong luiwt vou known liimT A, Ten 
years, I piesB, 

<J, Who ia lief A. lie ia a man that lived 
here in tlrooklyn, I believe, or did, 

Q. Did he ever etay at Philadelphia! A. Yea, 

Q. Wok he ever at &L Louie f A. Yes. 

Q. Dhl yon over tell Mr, Tred«r in Philadei- 
phla, koiiib mnnthn iMifore yon actually left, tlmt 
you wurc pill if riiti^ evidence »" cafuIitiHin* it 
lietliel and would aprinR; it no J.F.R, in du» 
timet A. No h I did not, 

Q. Yon did uotl A No, 

Q. I will aak you whether or not that prior to 
July 21, 1933 yoo wrote a letter or teot a own. 
munieolion to Mir, Trrd«r at St, Louia atatiaff 



m 



-ji 



■x± 



Oiin IL Jiouie— For Ptf.—Crott 

buLnLjiitialLy the same thing and advising: tlmt 
you wer« then planning on leaving Bethel, 

Mr. Uruchhnuseu: I object to the form 
of the question. 
The Court: Objection sustained. 
II r. Covington l Exception, 

Q. Do yon remember writing Mr. Trader at 
SSL Lmtf* villi refereine to your intenliun of 
of leaving Bethel r A. 1 do not, 

Q. Did you or did yuu not! A- I don't is. 

member, 

Q. He was in Phi ludelphia before ho wan at 
Kt. Louis, wasn't he! A. I believe lie VB& 

0,. Why are yen ho emphatic nbmit not lei I in g 
Tredcr at Philadelphia but yd you don't re- 
member whether y»u wrote him at St. liCuiil 

II r. iirucbhausen; I object to th* form 
of the question. 

The Court; The objection Is sustaincd- 
1'lense ht a liiile more careful. Thai U 
not a i|ueKtloA, in the Court's judgment. 

Mr. Covington: We except 

Q. Wliat i* it that you iiave got In your hand, 
phmMtt A. Thin appears to he ft letter dated 
HepLttntar IS, 1U3&, addressed tn a Sinter Dilly, 
with nn envelope addressed to Mrr. Hattie Eilly, 
with a HgnuluTe, *' Phoebe M. M*yls." 

Q. Who is I'boebe ii, Moylel A. She is my 
wife. 

Mr. Covington: I offer it in evidence. 
i!r. Bruehhnusen: Ko objection. 

(deceived in evidence asd marked De- 
fendant*' Eiliibit D-S-) 



OH* X. il&ytt—FQt- PIS-— Cr°" 

Q, Mad you and your wife been considering 
this matter of leaving Bethel since May, lSUitl 
A. \Sf talked alx>nt it at dilferenL times, but a 
definite decision wa» not readied until later than 
that, I cm Eare. 

Q. When um a definite decision reached, 
pleasel A. I can 't say exactly. 

Q. Well, woe it t*o twk three weeks, one 
week, or what! A. 1 (hiak wjthis ft I** week* 
of the time wo left. 

Q. A few week* of the time yoo. left' A. 1 
lh hit it *ns. 

Q. Did you have any reasons for leaving: other 
tlutn those slated in your letter of July 21, l!EE)t 
A. There *cre some, yea, 

Q. Welt bow, would you please state them. A. 
Tliere vcd* a change in the teachings of the 
Watch Tower which Imd been coming in to tat 
publications — 

(J. Which teaching*— 

Sir, Uruchiisu*cn ; J suhiirit he should 
be permitted io »p*wrr. 

Q, Oo Tiuht ahead- I beg yoior pardon. 1 
didn't mean to cut the witnesH off. 

The Court; T sin mire you didn't. Fin- 
ish your anMwltr. 

The Witness; Well, one of those teach- 
ings was what i» tilled the "Fill T1* 
Karth Doctrine," a leaching to the effeet 
that daring the tliounnad year reign of 
Chrixt a group af peiranmi which have 
iKen sailed Jonadlnb* by Jehovah 1 * Proph- 
ets wantd intermarry ami wooCd bring 
forth children who would fill the earth 



Oli* IL Meytt—P&r Plf.—CfM* 

with, a righteous race. That teaching I 
pm:i!i1 not 4K.-e waa in accordunce with the 
Scriptoreo. 

Q, When did yon Grit see thatt A. Well, it 

tu a matter of progression. I could not say 
when J eiactJy positively readied the eonelnsign. 
We atudied it and talked about ii over the pcriud 
of tiiiw; *ijnJe it fjr»t vamv out, 

(J. "When did it oouvc out, pleSKet A, Well, 
it wn* in the fall, I believe, of 11*^3, I ani not 
tnre. 

Q. OulHide of llial, wnu there any other rea- 
son f A. There ini^ht have boen others. I don't 
recall offhand. 

Q. See if yon can't refresh your memory and 
think — leave the doctrine out tlial you objected 
to— but aee if yon cannot think of some other 
tenaoiui, if Ik-re «r* »ay. A. I don't recall any 
ntheri. 

^. \\ F u there miy not or move of e*nd.oet on 
the part of J. ¥. Eutherfonl (hut prreipitated 
ycur desire to IcaTa! A. I dent recall nny- 

Q. You do not recall anyT Well, in your *hort 
hitter which accompanied your long letter, — 

The Court: Plaintiff'* Exhibit 3, 

Mr. ftrtpchhauiieti - f auk that counsel 
refer to them ai eihihitn and not charao- 
teriift tliem u to length. 

Mr. Covington: It it very diSicolt, but 
I wij] do that. 

The Court: Wa -»ifl all try to help out. 

Q. deferring to Wis letter that you wrote to 
J. F. UotiLerford, dated July 21, 193a, thera wo* 
a long Mttr and there w*4 an accompanying 
letter with that, was there nolt A- I'm. 



303 
filin It, ifai/It—FoT /"ij.— CrMt 

Q. Now, in ynnr accompanying letter you 
stated that you had talked to the Judge that 
day, d:d you aotl A, Yen, sir, that ii right. 

Q, What ImuI you tailed oboist t Did you di»- 
euii with the Jud^i; your reason* or desires for 
leaving Dethell A. I did not. 

Q. WlLat were yoo talking about! A. Uwlters 
in wbifh 1 bad been working. 

Q. What mottcr*! A- One matter w M (he 
CUt in Greenfield, I believe it is, Ifasfiaehusclls, 
which I bad been up on and juHt retnmed from. 

Q, You had been to Greenfield and just to- 
tumedl A. Yes, sir. 

Q r Wlien did you go to Greenfield! A, The 
first part of the woel;. 

Q. When did you come back from Greenfield! 
A- It was Thursday Or Friday, 

Q. And on the very' day yt»u got back you had 

a rv:.:i' i'.- .-.::'.. -.': u Tl"i;h ;I'.C Ju.;- n M, is &ai ri^bftf 
A. It vu the neit day, yea- I waj back the 

night before. 

Q. Outsid* of the case tlint ynu had gone to 
fireon field nn, what other mailer* did you di»- 
euiiB. plcn«et A. Tliere T.T1B bouvp diHruyHion e^n- 
ecniing the SJadisftn Sf|unre Garden casei. 

Q. What raM» do you refeT to in that regard I 
A, Tbo taw* aeainst Orrcll, f lentb, and the third 
man, T eaji't remember hi* nam*. 

Q, What was the dincuMi'mt A. t don't re- 
call modi of it. Mr. Rutherford didn't like it 
because I had been at tfassnehufcetta practically 
the whnh) week on that other en**, and lis «ud 
the cane hft<l been poorly handled. 

$. T\Tiat H>l*el A. I doa't rceall. 

Q, When yon say the WIimi had been poorly 
handled, what eaaet A. The case against Bestb— 



JfM 

OUn S. Afoyie— For PI J.— Cfts* 

The Court: The Mftiiiton Square Garden 
COKH that you tmve described I 
The WitBMt: Yen, sir. 

Q. \that did be say as Teutons far your poor 
iiLiLilliug of Um eauef A, lie did. not give me 
any details. 

ii. Prior to that, that in bafore vol! left Drook- 
|yi tn gu In JlnMiflfiiUMCtts, diil you have n dii. 
*Ui»ion, with iir. HntlK'rford with refereiice ti> 
your handling of the Mudsson ^juare (tartlan 
caeel A. A number of diwiiwonn*, 

Q, And what were tlie substnnee of those 
diseuaeioni! A. W«ll, there, was a discussion 
concerning the general handling of the ease. 
Tliere wok criticism of Maj«r HFImdftoi who wjik 
in charge of the liandling of it until he wjt* 
asked to subside, and later there was criticism 
or iny handling of iL 

Q. What eritidsm was leveled agciusl your 
handling of it! A- He never gave me any 
details. 

Q. ilajor Wheeles* — who Iwanu; aoo,uain(ed 
with hiln first, you or Judge Uutbcrford, in ref- 
erence to (his matter «f Madiaon Square Gar- 
dent A. Will you repeal thai question! 

Q, With reference to Madison bk|tUJr« Harden, 

The Court: The stenographer will re- 
peat the question. 

(The f«l lowing ijueidion was thereupon 
read by tlie rpportrr; 

"Q. Major Whei'lm* — who l>ecame ae>|uaintifd 
with him first, you or Judfi* Rutherffin), in 
refereOce to this matter of Madison Square 

Qudnf") 



105 
QH* S. Mo 9 lt"For Plg.—CTutt 

The Court: Let as strike oat that 
question sad start frith. What you wftuf 
to lutQur, 1 take it — 

Mr. Coviagloa; I will refrain* iiL 

Q. lliil ■ : -:,\i .-..;L;.',«i.l ilajor Wbeeless for the 
bundling of this ease! A. 1 don't remember, or 
whether it was just simply mutually egreed on. 
Ue Was in oilier eases, too, in connection with 
tlie Xadison Square Garden. 

(j. Who (aggeated itujuj- Wliccless for tin: Irst 
Madison isunare (lordeu ease [Jmt yon heuuus 
acquainted withl A. 1 don't remember. 

y. \^'as it voul A. J'roJjably, 1 dmi'L know. 

Q. Will you say it *u not I A. No. 

Q. What was Use reason of obtaining special 
assistant eounm:! to you in tliese cases! A. We 
had Wlieeles* in otlier cases. We had ipccisl 
counsel in those mumk, I believe, for tlie same 
rennoi wc did m otl-er fnseit lln^iv than one 
CdUAucl helped in a ease. Furtl, (injure, my 
knowledge of practice in Now York courts waft 
limited. I was glad tn have assistance 

Q, What is that! Yon were limited- 
Mr. BrueJdiauseu; I submit he ban an- 
sw4Ted Ihft question. The stenographist 
can read it. 

Q. What is your answer 1 

The Court: Bead it, plena*, 
(The foregoing answer was tlicreSpSn 
read by tlie Court ijtenograpbar,) 

(J, Tlial was in VS2i, wus it not! A. Thai i* 
riffat 



3QG 

OHu it. Noylc—tfor rtff^-Cram 

Q. When wvjre you admitted to practice law 
in ilio State of New Yoftl A. 1936, I believe it 

Mil.". 

Q. Dili vail not find Majnr WlMtew (ir.il for 

Msir.binco in the case at Philadelphia T A, ThAt 
ia right. 
Q. Yon rerammeuded hiwl 

Tha Court: Did yon lecammend him 
for the Philodeluhla eAsul 

The Witness; I don't know whether 
you would call it rcconuneriding. 

Q. Did you Buggeat him? Call it what yon 

want. 

The WifrieEi: I called him* I* Judge 
Rutherford '* attention. 

Q, Yen were general eoonsel fof JehowV* 
Witnesses, Mem yon aotf A. That was tho 
term applied to me. 

Q. You asaumed tiiaL title, did you nutt A. 
I thinik I accepted it or aaaumed it, yes, 

Q. And yoa were, in On Ail of th* preliminary 
dipCLLBaiona with reference [O the hearings of 
the ouca going oat of tha Maduinn Square 
Qurdeu inc.idenf, were yea notl A, I think so, 

Q. And neK ynn in on the discussions with 
reference to I he Imndl ine; of the, Heath, Orrell 
Md Calangelo canes, growing out of the Madtaon 
Square Cnnlen i-nntroversvt A. T believe T wAft- 

Q, Al all of fkurn discussions! A. I Lhiat I 
wos, yes. 

Q. And at which Mnjor Wheele** was present. 
i« that correct! A, He w« Cher* at some of 
them, yot. 



307 

Ofi'u ft. iV«y?o- For Pl§*—Cr<iis 

Q> W(l Major TCheelee* ACtinff under jour 
direction in, thi* matter? A. Wa vork*4 to- 
^cljitr. Major Wl.eelem took the lead in the 
trial of the. eases. 

Q, Yoa assisted him, olid yon not! A. In tb» 
trial, yea. 

Q, That i* to say, yon disunited the. policy 
ol the handling of the eases, tha moves- to oa 
BlftiJt, what witne&Eea were to b* offered, at the 
hearing And what facta were to be proved, im't 
that correct! A. Y<SJ, 

Q. And yon attended the hearing* -for what 
purport A. For the parpope of nhtnininff jii*- 
tice for the** men, for seenrine; their release, 

Q. And did you attend bearings for tlie par- 
Jin ift of i^niating or doing; anything in any way! 
A. Yes, BIT. 

Q. Md yon have any authority in refu fence 
to the handling of these eases, the mclhod of 
handling them! A. Will, no *pc*ifie written 
m;lii...:i'.>'. Aa connsel I had nnthorjty to hftndl* 
the eases, I prelum*. 

Q. I nndersSnnd that But yoa did hire- aa- 
thority, generally conferred npon yOft by .Jndgo 
H utln-rf «ril, to cii^afljsions, aa well aa your ofliecl 
A. Yes, I belies «o. 

Q, You, of courte, in the trial of thene tatxa 
woaJd immediately ctoclr ntij fceno that waa con- 
trary to inatractions, would you not, done by 
Major Wheeles*! A. Y«». 

Q. And Tdii wonld *1«) *he** any mo™ on hia 
mrt that did not appear to b* gond prneti™, 
waalrt you nol, in the interwt of justice! A. A» 
fur A* I could aee, yea. 



we 

Olif R. M^ic— For Plff.—Cratt 

Q. Tlmt p* ri^h-- flow far fould you sea along 
]|uil Uni't A. Tlmt in liard tu answer. 

Mr, ilrueiilioust'n; 1 ■ntijpct U> liia form 
vt ilie i|uentimn. 

Tin; t'ouTi; Ohjwtion tuntninrd. Stdl^p 
nut the <|tif]ilton and aanrer. 

Q. During tin* ennininHlion vnu ttrtv utandijip 
hy \lajnr WIhtIch*, wxre ,.nu nnl, while he *Oji 
I'ij^Liihiup tin- witiLPHseaT A. Yen 

(J. You kimw u utjji liV the name of MfDon- 
iililj A, Yi-x. >ic. 

<i. 1 n L fi'r d> ■ hi, wvrr hy thi! haiiit' of MoDoei- 
fl]i| who wan i<lmtit>d wilb (lir Mailssmn Sijiuire 
fJjirdiTi rt*ltroTtrjiy. A. T tnrt hip* io the eon^ 
duct «f ttuwe ea^e*. 

<;. I uiiiliTntmifl ynu nn^ him. Hid lspfnn? yim 
art 1dm, when wan I lie first time ynu im himt 
A. ] don't recall neeinjr him until he appeared 
in thnaj^ ea^e*. 

Q. T.Vh'11, smw, when lif np]iearwi in llm^ ease*, 
viiii'n wjl* the fir»l timf >"(vu Miw liitn lltlto tiiv 
appearand t A, Preily hsftl tn Iril definitely. 

'i. Vt\w ui» III- 'wTicfit nf ynnr beal jwlriiicnl 
a*K»i!t thf irutreT. A. I think the firnt spTwnr- 
wrr li<> mmle wn^ in n enne in the Nitrlit Court 
iuV'hk'inif i>ne of JHkmiiii'i' Ti'itne**p*. rnip nT 
the ynnnir IhcIh Trniu Ttelhel. T have forgollen 
iit> Aaine. 

*T1m* fnurtr Arininir out nf tke Ifjidi- 
null Sijiuire rnnlmTemyt 

The U"itne"n: YrF, air, *.H*infi Ami of 
Dial cnntioi'erJiy. 

Q. \Ya* he identiRed to ynu by any nf j'oui - 
hretliren! A I don't remember. 



306 

Oiin It. Moijk—For Pig.— Cm* 

Q, Toil do not reiiieniberl A. No, air. 

Q. 'W ill yon any tliat lie wm not icU-ntifieil to 
you by aoroe of your brethren 1 A- No, I 
wouldn't. 

Q. Ynu would not! A. No. 

(j. Aa a matter nf tat, lie woa one of the rinK- 
tcjuhTii nf tlw nioli Ihfil ipTailed lladiaon 4i[uare 
OanleiiT A. I don't know. 

<J-. Did j"on H>v*r hear thnt I A, \ r*, iir. 

(J, \Viio told you that I A. T don't rrnirnilifr. 

(J. Wlien did you hrAr it t A. I dnn'l remein- 
her that. 

Q. IS m iie wan identified t<> you an one wlin 
had iovAiEed the iiiiriler.T 

The Court: Yon lia^T o^ked I he in»e»- 
tinn. 

Jfr. CWiisptnii ; T withdraw the '|iie»- 
liftn and ask (he n|M)ln^y nf I lie Court, 

i}. Wji^ Mi-Dniiald prenenl at Km prelimiijary 
exBiiiiiiAtinu nf Me. William I*. ITeatii, J[r. Eu- 
gi'iie Clrrell nnd Mr. A If ml rnlanjrclo, on July 
II, JftBH A. 1 bdicve he »n«. 

Q, Tloil wjih Ihe dite of the preliminary lienr- 
inc;, Kn« it nolt A. I couldn't Hit'. I pre- 
sume fo. 

Q. Whiil pari did llr, Me Donald play in flu* 
piwcoilingT A. Aemrdinfl tn my refollerlinn. 
he wii* eounnel for — T ran't re«iei"lier hie name 
^llie emiijitfliniag witlief^. 

Q, yh. All (Tjiinl f A. Yea, nir. 

Q. Whk hr nnt a Kneeial ^riMeriilnr in tliat 
fund A, Y**, "ir, f suppose Ike wah. I don't 
noil. 

it. Ifo weji a Special rmftceulnr «gainat 



■10 

Ofra It. Atoylt—For Pl^—Creu 

I leal 1 1, f)rrtil Ami Calane^lo, was he not! A. He 
waa in like ense. I really don't know whether 
you riil I him Si|MT:ial Prosecutor. Tf I rrEneinhex 
rorn-ctly, a i-egirercn [alive of the District Attor- 
ney'* office- was (hero. 

Q. Thai in (rue of all ««*» in the Magistrate'* 
Court, hut he npnrm'ed there and particiimled 
in the preliminnry emiiiiinalion, did ha notl 

Mr. Rriieldiausen : I object to the form 
of the qiHftSoft, 

The Court; Olijeetion unstained us ta 
form. 

Mr. r.iivinEton: TV: tlul rama. 

(}. tJlrl Mr. 5.rrf>nn4ild partifirate in tH pre, 
liiuiruiry esaminalion nf nn/ of the three defend - 
nnt» wlinni ynu Innvc nAms-d, Heath, Orrell 0? 
CahAjTidn! A. Y'en, I thiols he diit 

Q. Ami A« proneetrhw, a?-«i^lA"it Io tho prn"e- 
rulnrf A. Y* 1 ", 

Q. !>uring tiirtt trifll, either hr.foro thf! eiam- 
ioiition hegan or after tlie prelindnnry rsAmina. 
liim wiim conduct"!, did yon have any nwer**- 
tiimn with Vr, ifePnnnhll A. Yw, There were, 
a nmiiln-r of n npeaTn nee*, aa 1 recollect il, and I 
had lull a with him, 

Q, T>id yon luiva ft rtiriveniation with bSm with 
reference to a dinposilina of the c*"t"1 A, J 
dno't ffrinemVier tliat. 

Q, YraJ dnn't remembrr that! A. No, air. 

0- T will ask yiva if it is nnt a fact that when 
ynu were there on Judy 11, 19W, the man had 
ntrr*idy heen definilely identified to yoa a* one 
of the iiivadera of Madifton Square Garden con- 
troTeray. A, I had been told that he was. 



311 
Oil* S. ifojrfe— For Plf^-Cf^tt 

Q- Yoo Imd boeo told [Lat he wassl A. Yes, 

Q, Now, I w-iil Aide you the queation: Ta it not 
0. fact tlmt duriog t'^' hearing yon bccauio fa- 
miliar wj[h Idm And while conversing with him 
IHittcd liiui on the back and fraternized with himl 
A. Not during the hearing, 

Q. Well, when was it, before Or af|*r the hear- 
ir>X, phjAKuT A. Before the hearing. 

Q. What ImpjH'in-dT A. Major Wheeleia — 
Thia If t. M^cDonald and Biynelf hod a conferenea 
concerning the cose. Aa I recall it, Wc utepped 
Out into tlit liallway and were diEcuaainjr an ad- 
joumment And sold* Other lunttera. tJome joke 
was made by either Whetlm or aleUonald, I 
don't remember which. We kugbrd over it and 
talked in a. friendly manner. 

Q. Wliat wag the jokal A. I don't remember. 

Q. J would like I n hear it, if yoa can remember 
it. Now, wiiAt we.ro xomn other mattera that yon 
say you werB dim-UKsinr;! You (alketi about tha 
adjouminent now. What were <nnu> *r the other 
matters T A. That is the main thing I mnlinbtr, 
ia the adjournment, 

Q, Do you rememher that! A. Yea, sir. 

Q, Cai> yon remember aoroe other mattera! A. 

No, I don 't rememlHir, 

<J. Yoa fftfinot. Bo yon know a mam by the 
name of Eujrene Orrell 1 A- Yea, air. 

Q. Who ia hef A, Ho ia out of the Jehovah'* 
Witnesses. 

Q. And. WB ho not one of the defendant* in 
this malterf A, He waa, 

Q. Did vou have any wimfattion. with bin 
prior to July Si, 1033! A^ I did. 

Q. Did yoa have conviltatuHu with Mm with 



s:-i 



31j 



514 



Oli* B. Slot/ft— Per Ptf.—Crots 

referent* to the defense of hut case, before th« 
Court 1 A- I did. 

Q L WJut was Heath, Calangelo, and Orrtll 
charged with, p)eo**T A * The >' '"™ re charged 
with aKuautt, 

q. What nortuf unnnllT A. Well, I iwliroe it 
ujlm njiMjinH with intt'Ht to do lwdiiy hnftn. I 
cnn'l ri'mcmlhci- the estet wordn 

Q. What wow Heath faarflvd wirhf A. He was. 
charged with a**nultinjr 1ii'» Mil Auilamt 

Q. But what *'as lite natum of 1h« diflr B tl 
A. Tlml kit an&nnlled him with A an*. 

The Court; He wonts- to know the 
chnnre. 

The Witness: T can't give y«u the tech- 
nical tenn far the charge. 

(J. Do yr, il know what in knowti in Hie law bj 

fldoilioiln flHl'Jl'iLli ! A. Ye*. 

(J. TJiilI Lh n ncriuu.ii crime, in it notl A. 1 
utnlfffltand it 14. 
Q, Anil n Wprtii'W n"*iuiit i* one that carries 

n [>enilontinry *en1enee, in It noli A. I. believe: 

I*. I art jnim whether or not thai in the chnrue 
lli:ii Jlf, 1 ThtiIIl wiun-hii i-piil with. A. That llflpn 
IBV nvnl]«-Hon. I think it Wjin. 

IJ. A* jruur rcmlkrLinn lut» been hrljjcd, you 

ajcrrr 1" thai, lh that rijihtf A. Yep, air, 
Q. When wiut it tlml you ilincn.i-i'cd Ibiui matter 

with KiijiciiL- Orrelll A. Prior to hr bearing. 

I t-nn't ;;ive you (he dnte and ihr hour. 
Q. I *3II ni*k you whether «r not tlml when you 

<liM-itn>jviJ n ,-r^]] Venn* and lieatli'n case and <'at 

angelo'* caw with Eugene Orrell you advUed ]:i ra 



(Win £. .ifoyU—Fer Plg^—Cron 

to plead guilty- A. I did not advise him to plead 
guilty. 

Q. You did not, on the ocea».loii Uiat you con- 
sul! ted with liim prior to the hearing in eoorll 
A, I did not 

Q, \ will i*h vim whether or not that after 
tho preliminary hearing w*s eondnded did you 
advis* Mr. Orrell to plead guilty. A, J did rust 
advise him to plead j*uilty. 

Q, ])iii you tell jinj'lmdy *l*e that yoa advised 
Orrtil V< plead guilty t A. I did not- 

Q. I>id you. n-rile anyhody n ]ettftr tliat you id- 
visod Slim to plead guilty t A, Koj to my ro«>[- 
k£tion. 

(J. Wiil you nay that ydu didn't write ilt A. I 
flon'l Utinfe r did. 

Q. Yon remttnise r positively you didn't t*!l bin* 

to plead faulty t A. I qui quite sure that I didn't. 

Q. i'-an you miiami^r ponitis'ely tbat you 

didn't write A Mler advicinj! hiffl to Jpleail puilty T 

A. I nin ijillIc sure 1 dill not Writ* u Ittii'r, 

Q. Hdv then, 1 mil n^ k y ou, and I will ref rnnie 
tliiM i| ueition, did yflu dit-tudt with Mr. Orrell 
the aiivimhilily of bj* piendinS giJiltyt A. 1 
don't remenkher doinE that, 

Q. Will you deny 111 ut you dineuB*ed it 1 A. 
Yci*. T don't Ihmk I did, 

Q. And that upjilien Ihtlh In-fnrs and aftsr th<! 
bearing t A. That ix rifltit, 

Q. Ix tinsre nnylhinj; that ynu have Irelified t(> 
il;i to (hi* monicnt tlml you wnnt to change your 
lextiniDny oat A. Ko, 

Q. Take a look at your lignalnie, A. Th*t 
in it 
Q. What ii itt 



t>fi» ii. Moj/lc—Fw Plffj—Cron 

Tlse Court: What date ji that letter 
datadf 

Tim Witoenj September 3, 1939, ad- 
dreued to Coofeir. 

Q. Who is Confehrl A. One ol Jehovah 'i 

Witseases liviiur in Philadelplua. 

Q. "WiJl* you have s Q t tint 1+tttr in yonr 
hand, rend tl over. A. 1 bnve rend it. 

Mr. Cu-.'ington; I offer it in evident*. 
The Court: Will you look at it. 
Mr. Bfuchhausfrn: N« objection. 

(The letter *«» Rttived in tvidwco 

nnd marked Defendanli' Exhibit D-G. ) 

Q, I>id yea wj-ija Confehr a lie* A, I did not 

Q. Did you testify en the witness, stand a 
liel A. 1 did not 

l£. 1 n-t'iT now tn lirfentlnnli* 1 K^hihii l^-'t 
which you lutve ideniified as your letter. A. 
That is rtsht 

Q. Putcd Sepltlnber 2, 1939. "T<Sor lelttr 
came along in good season and we were much 
interfiled in il» cJiiitfnls"— 

The Corjrt; Do you *aot to rend tho 
exhibitT 
llr. Covington : Y«. 
Trie Court: Then read it 

Q, Well, before I will read it, and p-ioce you 
are a lawyer under oath to support the Conati- 
tution and 1ell the Iruih, T aw Froinc; to give y-oU 
an opportunity now to say whether or not you 
want to chang* your teatijuoay. 



815 
OH" R- Noylt—Far Pig^-Crost 

11 r. Ii rod ihuusen : I object In the t\k#x- 
lion and ask that counsel be jidmgniabnl. 

Tha Court; The objection ia aajtaioott, 
and, coujucS, you nra forgetting that I 
am runnins this Coitrt 

llr. Covington ; I am not trying to run 
the Court I am trying to CTOfet-UUIlfalt 

The Court: I havt been Tefy tolerant 
and Tery patient becttnw ef the dirboult 
isau*a involved. But I Want no one to 
take advantaj^ of it 

II T. Covington: I am not trying to 
Ui!.'.- ndvniatuge, 

TIib Court: Pl*a»« ask no further 
ontstlons like that 

W.r, JlruclLhauiion : May I ask at Unit 
time thai (lie letter' be Tcadt 

Q. I am £oin£ to at.k this question, first Do 
yon want to cliantTi your toatiosonyf A. I do 
not 

(Jfr. CoTington thereupon read* Dftfen- 
di-:- :j; ' Kib i bit J) il to the ;.:-■.) 

Q. Now tlieo, did you ditouss with Orreli Us:* 
n-.atter of pleading guilty t A, To the eiteno 
stated in that letter. 

(J. Well, now, that lelter refre?l"id your mem- 
ory about the diseuaoion, and will yon tell UI 
what you said, 

Mr. Bruebliftuaen : I object to the form 
of the question. 

The Court: As to iorm, tha objection 

ia suatainvd. 



31C 

0H» It. ifoyfe— f**r rif,—Cre$t 

Mr. Covington; 1 withdraw the a,u**- 
tion. 

t^. Does the lelier refresh your toeinory now 
with reference to the conversation T A. l! brings 
it buck to my Eiiod, yes. 

Q. Wiitre waa itt Where did the conversa- 
tion tike T'^cfcT A, A* i retail it, tlmt eoflver- 
fltitmn took jilaee as *t W*ri walking from tha 
court huunt hack to Jkthel. 

<J. I>id yon Imvt a (-onversB lion on the Satur- 
day prior lo Ti"Ondo.y t July II, lUSil,, with 
T-H'li-ri-cici- Hf tin kijiii- Miiitlerf A, 1 duii't ra- 
limiiLher. 

Q. Who *'u your fiCit atloroey in this action 
that you hroufbtl 

Mr. limtbhauHen: I object to that 
The Court: Cibjectioci Bustaiaeoi 

Q. I will ask you whether or not you uroUs 
a k-tltr to your uttomey baaing the facts upon 
wbieb thiz action wai brought before it wat 
instituted. A- Yea, «r, 

Q, Did yon sign a forma] statement in that 
regard t A, I don't remember signing a formal 
(Lattoitnt 

ILr. Covington; May I hav« the letter 

or the statement T 

Mr. Uruchbauten : Why, I object to 
any such thing. It ia a confidential com- 
munication 

Tha Court; I won't make anybody giva 
a elalemeot. to the Court 

Mr. Bruehliftunea; 1 don't know that I 
have it 



31" 

Olm it Sfajflt— For Plf^-Ctet* 

Q, I w::l ask you why it wax that during lh* 
trial of William 1'. Heath you gave to tha enemy 
a eopy of his eoutideu Lial utatsnuiut >;iifu you 
a* a lawyer. 

Mr. Bruuknausen: 1 object to the form 
Of tit tjueation. 

Tho Court; The objection i« nu*t»ijveil 
aa to- form, 

jlr, ItrucJdiacoitn: 1 nsk that eeunwrl 
be admonished for asking sueh a Vacation, 

The Court: Please don't ask such 
questions. 

Q, I Will ask you whether or not tliat on Ebt 
hearing of William P. Heath before lh* alagfc* 
trale, while yon were standing next to Major 
Whoeless, that you took from your file a state- 
ment signed by William P. Hcnth, wboia yon 
were representing, and offered that through Mr. 
Wheeleu to tbt opposing coun**L A, I don't 
remember any such act a* that 

H- Did Major Whoelest io your presence hand 
tlie opposing Buunttl a eontiiinitial stateineDt 
given to you as an attorney with reference to 
thin mailer T A. I don't remember any audi act 
as that 

y. Did Hi. Heath give you a atatemenil A. 
That I don't remember. 

Q. Did you have a signed atatement with you 
at Uie court! A. 1 don't remember that, 

Q. Did you liave with yon a stenographic re- 
port of the oral ttaleinciils made by William 1'. 
Heath to one of the secretaries to Judge Itutlier- 
furd, with you at tliat hearing concerning the 
mob invasion of Madifrou iSquare Garden and lb* 



113 



3; 5 



320 



0!i~h H- Atoyit—Fvr Pty,—Cfttt 

uiKuit upon lilpn and other* t A, I don't re- 
member, 

Q. Tlinl von directly involved in that easel 
A. I don't recall. 

Q. What do yw have in your handl Turn 
around to the front e? it. Hold (lie puge there 
hul turn to- the front Hold »ee what it is, A IV? II, 
it *uy» on tli* front, "Felony Court, People on 
Ule complaint of Alfred Aufiaitt versus William 
Heath, Jr." 

The Court: Is that what purports to bo 
Uio wlftnograjjliic minutes of the iiearine, in 
the MaxutWtot Court 1 
Q. Who does it ttttmr tp lie tlie attorney for 
the defendant at Unit bearing! A. r'or Witliun 
Heath, Jr., Joseph Wlttrk**, 0- IL Moyle. 
Q. Turn to the pages— 

Sir. BmehhaiiHcn: -Tu-! a minule. There 
is no evidenee here Ihul there ii a correct 
slen ogrs [>l lie oo|>y of titQ minules and I 
have never seen the juinule*. 

The Court: I think if counsel tells y<» 
it i» A transcript, you will accept hit state- 

BUUlf 

Mr. Covington: It in takes from the 
stenographer. 

The Court: The Official Stenographer! 

Mr- Bruebbauaen : It i± your o»ti stenog- 
rapher! 

Mr. Covington; Nov the Court Stump- 
npbac. 

Sir. I! ruehlinuscn : I SUDllos that be- 
cause *hen 1 asked, these people on the 



Oiitt R. Heyk — F«r Pi/.— Crott 

•xurnipntUin lnjfuru trial, there wm po »vi. 
dence they hod a copy, 

Mr. Covington: Yea didn't ask for iL 

The Court: Will yoo— 

Mr. Jiruchhausen : la there any data as 
to when it waa procured T When }'0U £ot 
L! ■'-.,;:i l::i i.J.T.. i;i. tftenogra-plMEt 

Tiie Court: No. it -wouldn't show. 

lit. EruchhauEeu; Wilt eonasel stale as 
e matter el record vheu they procured 
those minutes from the Ofncdal Stenogra- 
pher? 

Mr, CoTingtiin : Aceordinj* to my infor- 
mation — I wouldn't want to state posi- 
tively — 

The Court: Your best recollection. 

Mr. Covington: AceOrdLnp; to my infor- 
mation, it was between July lUh and Rep- 
timber of l!K)i), and they were prepansd 
and uwed in connection wit]: the final hear- 
ing of the case before Special Sessions, 

The Court: These, minutes are dated, it 
is a hearing of July 11th. 

Sir. ISruchhauicn: And they have hceft 
in the pa&neBaian of the defendant tine* 
that timet 

Mr. Covington: Surely. 

The Court: Have you Any question as 
to the veracity of theae minutes! 

Mr, Bmehhansen : I haven't seen the 
minutes and I liave. no objection to eounael 
asking him his recollection *V>ot It 

The Court : I mean, do >Ou *ant On ad- 
jonrninent to check the tninulesl 

Mr, Bruchhansan: I think we ought to 



Olin R. il6$lt—Fvr Plf.—Crti* 

have a chance lo reflj UiWn 1W. I have 
never been them 

The Court: The- itiain thing is if you 
want him to prove they are oRiciul min- 
uiL'H 1 will give iLLtn ait opportunity lu do 
Umt. 

Sir. liruchhuiihvn: I wojt't trmiat on that. 

The L-ourt; Thi-y wtw bought frum Hi* 
Cuiirl tiLenugrapliirT 

lir. Covington: Thai ir- right. 

The Court; ^\'ill yon i-.;:,.'_.; his state- 
ment f 

Mr. Bruouhauscn t I will iccept his ilatt* 
IhcUL 

The Court; Then pruf^xlr 

{£, Mr, SEuylg, turn hock a pa^e or two. 

Tii* Court: lie has the right page that 
you puinled out. 

Q. l'ui-ji haek a ji^K^ and ttart reading that 
page you have in your laund and on iluw'r, for the 
next two or three piujfd ami see if thot rL-f replies 
your r«*lktiion. 

Tliu Court: Ar* you going to fjiltBtion 
Jjiut at length uhuut tiicc minutes I 

Mr. CovisLjjlon : So, 1 am goinj; to tdiiu- 
tify them and then offer ctrtain porUuiu. 

The Court: Of course, the luiQutea will 
not be admissihie. You may oak waa that 
question, aslced and that aimwer inade. 

SI*. UTUChJiftUsta; IViiat was the 4U*i> 

Ibnt 

The Court : lie is juut asking him to 

rend a portion. Would you like lll ad- 
joutntueBt I* read Ui* Jiortioa yoturistUT 



J21 

Oiin ft. Hoglt—FoT FtJ^rtm 

Mr. Bruckhauuen; I n'asn't in at tlie 
trial, I urn *atisiied to kavif (lit witnetm 
read them, ultli«ti^Ji, if your JiunDr plcn*e, 
an Jiuiiietinwjs iKLjijiena in these trials, 
picking out a small jjortioa might nil bu 
descriptive of wlmt happened. On for tluit 
n-jL-oii alone 1 might t«k« advantage of 
yyisi - llojior's isugjjestioo vt Jiivinjj tlie 
witness i, chance to read, the wluski record 
for aouiething lli*t transpired. 

The Court; Also counsel for the plain- 
tiff, 1 think, it is only fair to take an ad- 
yoummeiil to two o'clock. Will you let 
them have the miftutest 

Mr. Covington: indeed, 1 will be glad 
to 'Jo that. 

The Court ; Do not discuss, th* cattf un-d 
be here promptly at two. 

ilr. »ruehhau*en; Slay I just, before 
ne leave, kiwe it noted on the record, that 
the letter of Aucimt $*, 1239, eigwrf by 
Olin S. -Moyle h to Mr. H- L. I'hilbriclt ami 
part Of the JHefendants' ESsKSbtt V, has on 
the bottom in lend |>enril, "Do Not Intro- 
duce." 

Mr. Covington: Tluit is sflmo of the 
pencil markings and prejudicial. 

Til* Court ; We are fioinj; to take thfiii 
out. The jury unit please disregard it 

Sfr. COTiltfftvRi I a"k i^a Court to in- 
stnut counsel (mt to make aueh remark*. 

The Court: I certainly do. Wa hnve 
agreed that we would take all Hie cihihita 
and u"-"," tlie underlininK, 
(Wliereupon, an Bnljournnient whs tokeh until 



;2C 

Oli* a Moyit— >W P\ff.—Croit 

Amuiooij Session 

Two o'tWi p, m. 

(Tuxij Uksuiiiio. ) 

OLIN II. MOYLE, renutned and teBlilied fur- 
ther an follows : 

OuJi-iTd Ivl iftotidtt by Mr, Cvviuylun (Cuntin- 

Mr. Br4ehli*u»eH ; If your Honor 
please, ra connection M'ilh this offer of ah 
h-j^fd stenographic minutes, nil we can say 
is that we iiave never seen the original. 
Mid we will accept them on the nlateinenl 
nT the defendants' counsel that tliey nre 
the n&Ulto* of the trial. 

Sfr, Covinfiloa: That will be done. 1 
will so state. 

Tlie Court; Ton huve «tuled that. 

Q. Have you read tlicse, plcivse, the portion 
tbnt I referred yeu tol A. I read that portion, 
yen, sir. 

(J. I)o you rn'mnnhtr what paeie it wnsT A. 
Mi., 1 ilna j t. There is a difi on iL 

Q. Did you read pmges 55, M and !i7! A. Are 
those the pages that are marked 1 

g. Yea. A- Tea, 

Cj. And doe* (hat refresh your memory ft* to 
what took pSace tlieret A, Very, very faintly. 

Q. Ehs yon remember dtts-tnj; tlie eJtomination 
or Jlr. Heatli, he n-ae OEked the fjnejtion of 
"whither or not a lEenograplier took do»"h word 
for word wiiiit kii said, is that right" — talking 
about the conference before Judge Rutherford. 
"A Certainly, I made a, statement. 



323 
0!tf> R. Itoyh^-For Pig.— Crest 

"Q. To wluim did you make that statement J 
A, I niude the statement to a tteaographer who 
t*uk I he matter down. 

"(j. Iu Whom office *aS Uiatl A- That was m 
the oftice of which I um secretary." 

Tint wai tlie preeidesi! 's ofbee, was it notl 
A. Ves. 

■Q. "Q, TVill you tell u« whose oJSiit that vast 
A. The secretary to (ho pre«ideot of Judgi Bnla* 
c rf ord. 

"Q. And where is that office located 1 A, 124 
Columbia Heights, Erooklya. 

"Q. Po you know whether that statement was 
t ra lisc.rilietl or whetlier it was typed I A. Yea." 

These were rpsestinns, by the Pistriet Attorney, 
u'cre (hey HOtt A, I believe they went 

■Q. And wiihnut any request whftljmever. Sir. 
MHiceless hands Mr. Porte* the trnnncrip( nl ,Mr- 
ITooth's slnlement before Judge Rulhetfotd, and 
lljfn Sir. Forten contitiuBs: 

"Q. I ?ho* you thift alatement nnd I uk yon 
v.- lather (hut i* n true <-opy of a etatemeat that 
yon made." And Mr. Heath insvered "Y**."' 

"<J. Sfay T aee it, please t A. Yes. 

"Mr. Fortex: Any objection T 
"Mr. Whcelcss: Not at aH." 

You heftrd tholf A- I don't recall hearing it. 

hut if the record says that happened, I would 
hot dispute it 

Q. And you did not object to that, did yout 
A, I (ton't remember making any objection. 

Q. It says "Not *t all," And then the *n- 
ivar— 



idi 



sia 



Z2G 



Oiin /t Moyle— F cr Ftg,—Grott 

Mr, Bi-ufiiiausfta l That statement ni 
made by 11 r. Whetlc**. 

Mr. Covington: Yes, (liftl is under- 
stood. 

Q. Mr. Portra looked over tlit statement 
"You are under no duty to gin him tJiat state- 
ment," the Court -say* la Mr. Wheeleee. 

"Mr. Whe*]eii8 ; 1 oion h L bear yon. 

"'flic Court; Yon an under no duty to 
give him that statement. 

"Mr. Wiui'lviM ; That ia nil r>g;ht, 1 be- 
lieve in putting my cards face up on Li;n 
table. 

"Till Court: ]s thiii* any atatement 
contained in tine slotcnieiit mad*: by thii 
tailrtiiiia an an ailack by ths wiFc of the 
«*niphisaing witneas in this csuel 

"Mr, Wheel***: 1 Hunk so. 

"The Court: Go ahead. 

"Mr, lories; That jj all"* 

Tliot did take place, didn't it, Mr, Hoy let 

A. 1 would not (jiKslifla it 

Q. You would not question, itl A. No. 

{J, Aud yon -were counsel IS that ease, were 
you not, |>loaeef A. I was. 

(J. Do you rt-ndt lliat ilr. llealh made such a 
statement, a copy of which win in the possession 
of Mr, Wheelesaf A. I do not recolleet that 

tj. Ait ft lawyer, you know that usually a law- 
yer wania in know some facts before he goes to 
court, doesn't bet A I Wouldn't question but 
what audi statement was made. 

Q. But that it actually wa» in your possession 



OXtn It, Mvylv—Fof Ftf^ret* 

and Mr. Wheeless' posBe»sJ«.D, at tb« tuul A, I 
w&uld uot question that. 

Q. After the hearing was over on July 11, 
1S39, did you, Lave a conference with Judge 
llutlierford that ilay or Any day following thalf 
A- I believe I had a conference. I *ou|d pot 
rreaU the day, 

Q, Wu it that day • or amm* day aubflequentT 
A 1 do not remember. 

Q. Wu!3, you. wei^e naturally interested in re- 
porting the matter to Judrre Rutherford, were 
you BQtt A I waa. 

Q. Aft to what had happened. A Yea. 

Q, Do you retail wbal you said between you 
and Judge Entberford Hie flint tame yoo got to. 
gethar nfter the July llth hearingl A, I do not 

Qu Did you ever state to anyone that you din- 
liked representing Mr. Heath and Mr. Orrelll 
A I never made any t ueh stalcment- 

Q. Did vhhu (Hgtflea reprwumtiufi cl-cui in ibis 
cnsoT A. I did oot, 

Q. Did you ever ulaie t» an join; that Itr. 
Heath waa Incky to get oilf You know ha »n 
aeqnitted, do you not, by the lawyer who took 
tho -AM av^r afterwarda, do yon not! 

Mr, Br<ichhau*en: I object to tl>4 C^rfn 
of the ([UiitLon. 

Tlie ■Hfiur: : Ohji-ctiao aiiutained. 

Q. Did you ever uanke a ilatement to anyone 
that Mr, ll^ath got <iJT Light in tldi uaatterf A. 
I don't remember that I did. 

Q. Did yon ever make a statement that he vat 
iui-kyf A, T don't n.'iiieinirf'j 1 *vf;r making *ujch 
a etatcmenL 



Qliu It. llDij}t—Fat P!ff.~-Criw 

Q, Did yiu *ver indicate that- llr. Heath waa, 
in ;tur u|i:i:i»d, guiilyt A I don't nyrHiaib*r 
that I ever did, 

Q. Did you erer intimate to auyoiae or tell 
anyone, that Mr. Heath ran up three nights of 
a-tflir* with (he intention vi cr*c>dn£ toine p^opla 
over the head! Did yon make that etctemant 
orally or olberwisef A thai statement «n 
inadn La jilm one lima 

The Court r iVo, the question Waa 
whether yon mads that ttatement. I ax> 
ian:i', LTi)ii:ii.,-:.,.ir, M.is i.-. nil funndaliua fur 
aomething' that w to- corcaf 

Mr. Covington: Yes. 

Q. But y«u never did make that statement in 
any on e orally 1 A. 1 do'i 't remember making it. 

Q. Did ywt make a utalemerit in wrilLnj? to 
your atlomeye or to nnv^ne el«at A. I don't 
recall. 

Q- If yon did make nmdi a atatemenl, uould 
yon remirmlwr hnvinE mmle itt A- I Can forget 
IoLh ot tliinjri 1 ' i juigti-L nnL rem 1 1 it if I did. 

{Paper banitni fa witncei.) 

Q. Wliat li«v*: yon in your handt A- 1 ha** 
a letter dated 0e1ol»er <k> 1930, with tho aa"u- 
lation "Dear Brother Confthr," niftHid "Olia," 
my llj:.c. 

Q. Did yon read it overt A Yea. 

Q, Poe» Hial 'i'frt*h your memory T A. That 
doe a. 

<J. "What dM» if aayt A. It aaya that Heath 
waj lucky. 



?,27 



Olitt It. J/d^fe— For Pl$.—Gre*s 

Mr. Covington: We offer it ia eV> 
denee, please. 
Mr. Bnaehhaneen: No ebiectipn. 

[The paper referred HJ waa receiTicd in 

cvidoq^ and EiaTkfd DefenLbuita' iiihibit 

D-JJ 

Q, D« you want to change year teitimony now I 
A. To tlint eitent. That refrcabw my recoUeo- 
tion. I did make that utatement. 

Q. That Mr. IlcnOi waa lucky 1 A Y«, 

Jff, Bs-iicl ihaui-en i May wa have th* iet 
tcr rend i- 1 thia limef 

Mr, C'o^'inpioiL : 1 will read it, 

{Mr. Covington reada Defesdanta* Ei- 

hihit D-7 to Hi*, jury.) 

Q. Twi »v«re famiLtar wiih the arrangements 
mads fo-r tbr holding of tlie ronvenlinn, ve-re you 
not, at Madison &|nar« Carden, of Jehovah 'i 
"WitneBsen for the yenr J930-, on or a boat June 
2StlL of that year! A, Tii >w extftrtt. 

Q, Y*H were familiar with the ji i-eparatinnn 
inAda tor the hohlinff of that ravnventiom ware 
younoLF A, To a limited extent, yes. 

Q. Vou were in on tho conflHential arrange- 
ment* for the preparation thereof, w*-F» yon notf 
A- Not att oF them, no. 

Q. Not nil, hut sfymeT A. Yes. 

Q. Ynn ItMV, did you not, that threats hod 
coma from tlie Couglilinit** te break up the meet- 

Mr. Brnehhansrn: 1 ohject to tlie fvnes- 
rion. I do not sea how this is an iuot in 
this proceeding. 



328 

OJjn R. Haylt^FoT Pif^Cron 

Mr. Covington; 1 am going to shoiv the 
relevancy later, your Honor, I promiaa to 
do that. 

Tlie Court ; Ws will take it subject to 
connection. 

Q, Do you rftnenihor going to the Cnplnin of 
ihr l-olino in the prr^inrt wlwre Jladiaon Sijuara 
linrilcn is JocattfL with >lr. Heath and Me 1 - lOiurrt 
A- V*a. 

Q. Wlmt diii you j;o up i\irrv f'ir, .Mr. '.1-tyleT 
A. tVe went tlicri! l*or (lie |inrpc»a of jii-riirtrig 
[Mi'ii-r pnalr^iion for that meeling. 

Q. And IiilhiI nn wiuiL T Vi\n did you go thercl 
A. ,\s I refaill it, Mr, Uratli infiirtrietl thf Cs ptain 
while it were (here that they hnd r*r*ivi'iL infor- 
mation that the Cougbliniles, po-called, were s*' n S 
to create troubles 

Q. Ilanl y,>q ln'iinl that before Mr. Heath told 
the <"a]ilaan1 A. 1 ik'Sjcvk an. I am not sure. 

Q. VThat arrnnjremeri* were Pmde by tltft Cap- 
Ukin after the- conference was over? A, If I 
mnetntar wriTttly, the Captain said that ho 
would rumiidi oJhVers for the outbid* but not on 
(he inside (if the fmilding. 

Q. And ihi'n* fai-tn concerning the threat to 
lin-nli Up Liic ineciinjr were Stiade kuown to each 
]mjis-i\ were ilaey ne»[1 A. Thty wtpa. 

<}. Hid lltej* advise liiat an to prelection on the 
inphlr. ]iie Waicli Tower would have to arrange 

Tor :!j nn r. f;r.:ki'l i::n of the fianli'iit A. 1 think 

unineOiinjr of tltat Fori was nftitL, I do not recall 
clearly. 

(J. In Kiilh<tanee, that waa the arrangement, waa 
it notf A, Vea, 



Ohm R. Uoyte—For PI/.— Crors 

Q, When you left tfwm, you knew that yon and 
llr- Heath and Mr. Knorr Hud oiher* would have 
to nrrange to protect tlie Garden assembly, did 
you noli A, Yen. 

Q. Arran^ementa were hiade to tok« sueh pro- 
tection pollutions, were they notl A, Yes, 

Q. And wluL nrraiigemeiits were made! A. 
['slicrp wf-ro y. ;.-. i-c-.H nti.u:'. Ll-.c li-.iiLilinj:';, j-iuiuerDUB 
ushern. each one. armed with a cane, 

Q. Tiuit is a walking can*, in that not correct 1 
A. Yes. 

Q. You were there when the riot, that is, the 
attempt At riot took place, when the Couejilinile* 
invaded i1, were you notl A. I was I here. 

Q, And yon heard Ihe difTiculty, did yon notl 
A. I did. 

(J. And the ushers quelled the dilhcalty, did 
they not, and pnt the CViUffhlinites outl A. To 
the bciit of my information, they did. 

Q, BbjiciJ on your infornmlinji as an attorney, 
[hat ia Inns ah«. ia it notl A. Yes, 

Q. Dlil you liuve any i;i:Ticulty with anyone with 
rtfrruira to flic pr<'eanlion* lakch and lh* iii*inn 
token to pr*tcct the assembly 1 Did you object 
to the ujiliers liming eonea to protect themFelves 
against the molasterft! A, I did not object. 
Q. You did not objcclT A No. 
Q. Did yon over make a statement to anyone 
that you didl A. I belie v* I said at one time 
that I did not Hi ink the «ne* were nM*wary. 
Q. When w HS thatt A. I don't recall, 
Q. Was it before or after! A. I don't recall. 
Cj. And to whom did yon make thai alatementT 
A. That 1 don't remember. 



Mlfl 



iil 



L^i! 



DJiHi fl. KiHjit—For Plff.-Cre*s 

(J. I hand ynii PlaintiJf'R Exhibit 4 and auk you 
to look at it, pleaue [handing to witness). 

Tlie Court: That i« your latter to Mr. 

JludnTfurdl 
The Witness j That in lifMi 

Q. When was that ktUf written! A, Shortly 

before July 2IaL 
Q„ Shortly before! A. Yes. 
Q. On iv hat dayl A 1 don't nMnc)nbi>r. 
Q. Was it one Of twu days Ijoforo or three day* 
or l"onr or fivcT A. 1 don't remember, 

Q. The day tlint you wmle it, wo* it the dny 
you delivered it also! A. Ko, 

Q. How come you Id dale it My 21*1 1 Wjiu 
that your plan, to deliver if- on that dnyl A, It 
Wit, 

Q, And vnu don't rr-enll what day it wast A 
No. 

Q, Nothing to refresh your memory fcyl A. 
No. 

Mr, BrUehhauten ; I mil conTusi'd — 
Tba Court; H* doc* not recoil what 
day be ■wrote it. 

Mr. Uruchbausen ; Tin 1 !-* in do q,uratinn 
it was delivered on (he 21*1* 

Mr, Covington: No, (here ie nn doubt 
about that, 
Q. Was tilt writing of this Letter proniplcd by 
the difficulty tliat yoit bod with reference to tha 
Madison Square ftnrden rtSfttiert A, Not. at all, 
Q. It had nnlhine. to do With lit A. No. 
Q, You mean there woji no dinenssinrt hetwcf-n 
you and Judge Bullierford and Mr. BcnUl or 



OJj'h A, Mt>>fle—For Pi^.—Crott 

anyone i-hi' tliat prompted you ti take tlia ac- 
tion and wfito the letter! A, No, Tilt hi tin 
result — 

The Court: The answer is "No," 

Q, In i; in letter you mate tint the treatment 
received by you from Judge Bulb«rfo«| wm gen- 
erally kind, considerate- and lair, is that true! 
A. That in true, 

Q. And dirta that apply for the whole tint 
that you wer* there 1 A It does. 

Q, I nniire here that you complain of tho ill 
treatment of the Bethel Family. Von were a 
member of that family I A I was, 

Q. And wli4 WW the bead of the [amity f A 

I I ' ■■'. ;.-. 

Q. Judge Rutherford A. Yes, 

Q- That statement of ill treatment or tile 
IletbeL Family did not include you and yoar fam- 
ily, did itt A. No, 

Cj, A« far an you ant! your family am eon- 
ccmed, vnu bdd p«neralLy kind nod conaiderit* 
treatment, in lhAt (orrofltT A That is right 

Q. Yon liai satisfacloty arcoitimnciatiooi 
iiwn, did you not, at the hocnel A. We did, 

Q. Anil yon never luui any Canto to lociplaio 
about tltat, ilid yonl A. No, 

Q. About the neeonunodationiT A. No. 

Q. Yon mention in liero, 1 believe, llr, Wo«t- 
vortb a.nd Mr. Yon Si|ims ar4 Mr. Ness and 
others aa havinjr bren what you t*rmt<i trimmed 1 
publiclv, lliat Mr. Woftdwortli war railed a jack- 
hi*, arid [bat MaeAulay ftfltl lI^CormLrk and 
Knurr njid Price and Van Sipma Ond oUiern 
had been aeolded and upbraided uvexaly and 



OUh IL Heytt—For Pl$.-~ Cro« 

puolk-ly repruuanded j i* tb»t trust A. That hi 
truio. 

(J. Dill any of these individuals ever come 
r, u you jiJid eonijjl^iLiL to yuu about tliat I A. 
They ilid not. 

Q. TliL'y did uo:T A. No. 

tj. liid tiuey evtr ulijcct to you concernina: tbo 
I'urrei'tion Llml thi-y rKKived fronn Jkhijja Kuthcr- 
ford an hend of lliu tYnlilyl A One of them 
tub I me Unit he certainly did not liie rwcmnj 
HillL kind of treatment, 

Q. And who van ill A. Nathan Kurtrr, 

Q. Ami witst was ill A. I cannot recoil IHk 
uitict Li mi!; m.i[ik! lime during the :imt wo wort 
ShiTH'. 

y. Ami wlifri 1 wim itt A. In my office. 

Q, Ww it liefer* ar aftrf ' h^ ITodLmjti S<[uarc 
lianlen didieully] A. I Ihink it was before. 

Q. And It ivns nnil with reference to anytliinjr 
thiil tia|!jji'i)i*d at Maiiison K<|llart Gafdtnl 

The Court: Now, (-,n±risc[lor, lie said it 
wan (if foro. 
itr. t -uvinpton l I lin Mrry, 

Q, Did you ever linvt: ajiy complaint aeuin»t 
tli'j tuunnBr Biol iLidliod in which the Wntrh 
1'ovL'or rtuilieii nerc nonductcd prior to tiie tiint 
1lni: ynu left Ifdhelf A Not personally. 

Q. Kut perimnalljf A No. 

Q. And were they KatiKfuloriiy conducted in 
your e*liHjatioiT a. tVell. I could He ways in 
which they could be iinprovnl 

Q. Bill you evor »uj;jicst tliot* raeana of im- 
prnvementl A No. 

Q, Tn ynur li-rt<!r, you mentioned the Ifadiiou 



•JS3 

OH* If. Hoyle—For Plf.—Crvrt 

Square Garden dilbtuJty, did y«0 aoll A Yta, 
iir. 

Q And Ibal, then, did have uvjne effvel ujnir. 
you, did it wotl A. I'urety as to tJte treatnirnt 
of the usiiers by Mr, liutl*rford, 

Q. What UvicnsT A, Stjiui: of Hit when, 

Q, Wliich oooal A, I beg your jiardon. There 
wi* fcnenil camiuaint eonecrning the ualier* by 
Mr, ltulhcrford, and Ceorgo Itannno was one >'f 
them. 

y. What eluef A, There wa» coinpLoint 
o^iiiiittt Kiiorr, too, if 1 reinemi>er riplil- 

Q. And wlial elaeT A. Tiiura were othera, I 
cannot rtwidl tlieir namea, 

Q. Ynu my in here tliat itiey were bilieli*! vx 
"dissies." I* tliat what Ihey were calk'dT A. 
That lit wliot i\r- Hutherford labeled tbtra at the 
Table, 

Q. Labeled Mf. Kjidrr and itr. JlannanT A. 
'flu; unhem in grfnerul Ut tlio Madison tijaore 
GarJe:i lofeetinj;. 

Q. Bjd lie lalud Mr, Nnorr and Mr, [liianiin ax 

''.-L r..::i "T 

Tli« Court: Bo you mcaa apecifKaLly 

or >:■ n i -i-i.il y t 
Mr, Covington; SpeelficaJly, 

A, J don't recoil bia labeling tbecu ao spe- 
cifically. 

Q, Bid Mr. Knorr and Mr. Hannao ajik yon 
to complain and jsroniKi to the Jndara in tbtir 
behalf T A. They did nnt. 

Q, What was the position of Mr. Knorr at 
tlie time that you registered this complaint in 



Oiiu II. MByte—For Plff,—C*0U 

thia letter in his behalf f A He was what la 

called tlie cilice servant, 

Q, And what office did ho o^upy iq the cor- 
poration, tlie Watch Tower Society t A. 11a was, 
I believe, vice president of tlie New York tor- 
joration- 

Q, You stale is here regardioe; discrimmttion 
on tiie part of the Judge lo bit own. self against 
the alhcf luwaters o( the Family. Jo*l woat 
are tlie facts u]>on whli-h you base thalt A, 
Well, upon ohservntioa and UpoH what I heard, 

Q. Upon what you heard in the home or from 
tlia outside 1 A, Both, I beEicvt: general knowl- 
edjjo. 

Q. At the tiruo that you wrote this letter or 
July £1, ira, nol what you heard afterwards, 
but pri(*r to Umt and when you wr-?tu the letter, 
will jou give us iv-bat facts you had l:r:<>»-fedj;a 
Off A. Well, Hie fnrts are mentioned in the 
letter. His aceoruuiodnt i on *■ on Ibc teTentb floor, 
bia air^oDted room, eoniparod with tlia 0,ualtert 
under which the boys Worked in tie factory, 
compared to Hie- quarters which tlie Fane- lads 
hml out on tiie {arm. I thought tliat wa» di*. 
crimination, 

Q. Did yon ever sua the inside of the Judge's 
gjuwteTB, oa the top floor of 124 Columbia. 
Eeighttf A. Just bis nRiec. 

Q. Bid you obj*Ot aajainst bis baring Ma oScel 
A Not at all 

Mr. Bra^biaTuien : I object to the n.uea- 
tion. 
The Court: It il already answered. 



JilS 

OUx It- Moj/ter^For Ptff^Creiir 

q. What part of bis quartan did you object 

to at being diacritidnationf 

Mr. Dnicbhauiem Bees counsel moan 
what he is objecting to in tlie letter T 

Mr. Covington; Yea, in tbe let lor, that 
it what I am talking About.' 

A The information 1 had was that be had 
practically tbe entire upper floor, I never saw 
tlie room* uuh-.ide of tlie office rooms, but from 
tlie til* of tbe building, tliote vera larg^, com. 
modious ipjartk-rs. The boy a in the Bethel, espe- 
cially thos* at line farm, if I remember right, 
had very aroalt rooms and they "wire uohejited. 

Q. Mr. Moyle, vk$& room did yon occupy in 
Bethel T A, I had ■ good roam on tbe aixth 
floor, 

Q. And what was the number^ A, Tliftt I 
doa't remember; s-l* hundred and aometbing, 

t.|. Poet it- face out over the Eaat Hirer or on 
Columbia Heights T A. It doet. 

By the Court: 

Q, Whicht A Faces over Columbia. Helsbts 
— I beg your pardon, over the river. It facet 

on. tbe river. 

By Mr. Covington ; 

Q. You don't know what aba room the Judge 
tod, did you I A No, I doa't 

C;, At a matter of fact, you have been in the 
other rooms of Bethel outside of tbe one that 
you occupied, didn't you, Mr. iloylel A That 
Is right 

Q. Wert yon complaining of the rooms that 



"?■■:, 



m 



;;a 



Oiin It. Moylz^-Faf Pig.~Cr$$t 

the boya in Bethel had a* compared to than oc- 
cupied by Hie Judgcl A, It was primarily thoae 
up At til* fiLtTU- 

Q. Did you mention that in your latter hcrcT 
A. I think that in mentioned her*. 

Q, Yon were confining tlift t|Oarte.ni of the 
Judge to a tomparibon wild the Wyi* At the 
ftuin, is that correct? A. If I remember *o>r- 
moCl}' the tenim uf the hitler, I think it wuk.- 

(j. But you uV,. nn1 rhurge the Judge then with 
dineriuiinatiiiu against tin; ju'CotijiiioiialiNnB. to 
tlm member* of the fiunily «1 Ifcjft*], do you I 
A. No, 

v; -n rt'j.'iLnl In I,..-, ijuarterat A, N-'-, tXMjH, 
I don't know ok the letter slates it, it could to 
A d incrimination in this; Tlint Sarge and torn- 
njudiouu ([uarterx given to the one n* compared 
to the other* is n dfaterininfttUSL 

g, Mr, llayle, tiie room 1 1 ml ywa occupied 
thrra ut Bethel WB» liiurti larger [linn tin; HMI 
tiki boy a at the form occupied, was it uotf A. 
Thai il right. 

Mr. Jtrudibausen; I object to the q.uca. 
liou. There won no couiptniut made by 
Mr, lloyh.— 

1'ae Court: The objection il malaised. 
Strike out tiie UKfcr, Kstetplion to the 
defendant*, 

Q. The Uttw that you wrote did not bats Uio 

discrimination over (he conditions nt tiie farm, 
did il, Vluen you get right down mid consider 
til* paragraph 1 



By toe Court: 

Q. Would yon like to aee the paragraph T A. 
it*, I would, 

(ilr, Covington hands piper U> the wit. 
MM.) 

The Wilaeflaj Yen, that de-ea complain 
primarily a* U> the diicriiiiination between 
the president of the organisation and tha 
quartern given lo the boy* at lb* farm. 

By Mr. Coi'i ngtoa : 

Q. When waa the last tune that you visited, 
tiie farm prior to the tima that you wrote the 
letterl A, The preceding apring or winter, I 
believe. I am not sure, 

Q. Did you not know that at that time the farm 
awmiujiudutioos wen juat ordinary farmhouses 
up on tin." funu thai Imd 1s_-rn huught some tiuiu 
prior to that, did you not know tiia'T A. Tim 
farm iWjiainwifatWfH were not of that typo tltca. 

Q, Wiiat type— ju*t ■uWrib* UrtH roosita Hk] 
the hountii that you nay that you oiMFinwl, 11"*' 
litany ruuiuti did you po inUn, Imw many of il;a 
boys' i-fiuum did you vinit at the fanitf A. Tlkere 
wuk a 1jlj-j^: Ii-,il3lLL:ij^ w1jj«:Il waji ucoupied hy iiiorit 
of Uian, 1 understand— 

Q. 1 am nuking you baaed on your knowledge, 
Mr. Moyle, 

Mr, Ilruciihnunen; May I object on tiie 

£ru-i:Hj t!.:il tin- Lfttiil iu..-, "J ii.n in 

f omied " I 

Tlia Court: I will let liim annwer if hn 
liitowK. Hv jiay» he wah tliifrtij 8 lL t!»e ftriu. 
You tuny nuiiwar, if you know. 



Olia R. Jfoyie— Fur Ftff.—Ct<nt 

A, Jl v,un a laj-|.;<! building :hr«>, aid Lo the 
itLimd Ktory of it, Lhero n'a* a lac^je lw]lw#y 
whith wbh lifjurjii, roti[ii» to cO<;h tiilc u-f Un hall- 
way, an I n?co Ik-el il. Ti»a rooms were minli. 
Titer* was no heat in the rooma. 

ily ii r. Conngion : 

Q, Were there any bLovcu in tiie roomt A 

g. Did you go in alt tiie romnif A. I did aol. 

Q. How many ruoius did you go iiitoT A, I 
tlihtk Ll.L-it was a ltjujjIl- that I van in. 

Q, Wining ronnist A- I dun 'I know the narofa. 
] itU'pl in sue room niysdf, nnd I dtni't kpa.* I ho 
nnnffi of Hie ur&tlter whoup Other roOiti I »*ji in, 

Q. lJut one rumn *tvh unoroupied and you alept 
ia lhatt A. Tluit iH lay r«collcrfioiL 

Q. Aud tlM other room wan mine lirolhei- you 
I'ititcd. Did you v i*^l l" :l i * li night lime or undi^r 
what (-onditions djd you Lr..ike younnHitl A. Me 
h'iiIIi-i] nil- in Llji'jv to Hhk me Rome tiucntiorm. f 
don 'I rn'iiwitilwr wlmt lime nf tiie duy it wn*. It 
wan a Kiiuiil room, had n hn<i there, n couple of 
(fimkH. I don't rc*aU any other furniture, 

(J, Did ywa hv ftiiy ctM'ih*?! A. Tlier* may 
have been a small one, I don't rtincinhcr, 

Q, Wiiat iiiie room waa itl A, I couldn't give 
you the dimrnsion*. 

(J. If it ptruck you rm canse for toiaplaiiil, 
nurvly you could esprenn ifnme a"rt of an npininn 
nn that, i-oiiliL yuu nolf A. Tt wan nunil niOujrh 
mr that wish tln L InvI uad two trunks and t hetaeve 
tiiia small dresxer, llicre ft'ajt pn* Loim litUt raajri, 
not tniirii room to njiarc te go tmund 

Q. fjuisld you gel in and outT A, Oh, yea. 



Qlm fi. ifajJe— far Ptff^-Cres* 

Q. Were tl^tn- dffljrf ia the roomT A, I doa't 
rtraemher any. 

(J, Any other furnish ing« Other tiian lliose yo-U 
hnvo niriitionedt A. Thai i» all that 1 recall 

(^. And yau do not remember tin; name of thia 
indiYidnnlT A, No, I den't 

fj. UndiT tlte hcndinE "disfrhmiiLation" yoar 
rOVUiwl n1nt«H tint yon mnda that paragraph 
iKt^cd on what v«u had been snfonncdl (handing 
lo wilrifPPf. Do ynu nfrc anything itj thai para* 
^rfiph tliat indicate? that yon buM^d that uprni 
inf'snitation! A. Knt flint particular i1 pnt- TlieTfr 
is ^ ]iart nf (hut [uiranitirih hased on information. 

tj. But not nis to the farm eondiriona though, 
is itl A. That i* part of tlte farm eoaditionij 
yc*. 

Q. WinJ fnnti L'«n(ti1iona do yon refer lot 

ilr. rlruefeluuiFen: "I nm informed that 

even nt I he Kingdom Farm.*' 
Mr. COTtnJSton: t untie r&land. 
Tiie Court: The c>liihit in in evHclcnce. 

1 1 n jiMiku for itael f. We will ha ve no eorn- 

men! a ou it- 

Q. THli t the V&Tl ivitli reference to the boys' 
nri^inmo'lntinni, ynn did riot bane that opon in- 
fomiation, did youl It in Iho pntl ia wfertnet 
to vtlifrp (hf Jml^ie stayed thnt you baFe that on 
infonjintinn, Ik flint riirbtT" A. Tliat ia rij^tl, 

Q. Rut an Jo wha! you imw an to the bnyn' con- 
ditions, that ia baaed on your own knowledge, U 
it nrrtt A. That ia rip.ht. 

Q. And diil vim J!fl into and m^ tli*liou?e. what 
yon were informed to be Judge Bfltherford '* 
ho will A. I wasn't in it. 



m 

QU* R. iloijte—For Plff .-=Crcti 

(J. Voa don't know what doH «f a«oj¥tninda- 
tiona wltc in thai, dD you.T A. I don 't know what 
in iimiiJe. 

(J, Vdu ulale in the h-1!i;r jii'it ahnut dlHrJni- 
nalinii in ri?fercnra In ruurria^a. What faftn do 
you hnic- tliat aft, pitutl A. That is hansd upon 
nil .|:'i .111^1 Ifivi'n In i;ir r': r i .. * » ■ Y n : :\ l; one Caddie 
itjKisd. lie wart a worker ihr.rt. at iictJiei — 

(;. When i-iis ihntt A. Pnrinfi the time wa 
wera there. 1 don't remember tbe yeir, Ua got 
jimi'j'hsl. ili: iiad to h<uve Itethel in sn dninir, i*o 
1 mbs tnfnruira], aNtl I hrnnl tliat lie asked for 
pirwtctr trrrilory' in ilfiioklyB. — 

Jty the Court'. 

{), Dp is Hie inun that you menlioned in the 
Ji'tti-rt A, Ye*, that ih r^ld, he is tiie one I nien- 

tiH'llll'lL 

I!y ilr, fovinglon: 

Q. Anylioily idnet A. 1 ilnn't retail any otherL 

<j. Mow uiMiuL your sunt Was IJiijtc any raiu- 
,.l : :•'. on your jiurl nlnjut' y(iur u« 1» Ket nuir- 
I'jcdf A, Nik, it' he wanted to jret married, that 
wan hiii affair. 

Q. iSut tilt paint I am Retting at ia, did you 
know tiial lie wa» jjoiajf to get inarri*<i when ho 
left Delhell A. Yes, 

(J. T he only informal inn you base that upon ia 
1he on* tadh'khUuk rmlwMly *lse, ia. tiuat right, 
prior to I lie Slat day or July, 19391 A. That in 
riifht. 

Q, And you innke complain! in ben aboul 
lioniiic Hoydf A. That is right. 

Q, Whal liai'c J'nu to tay about thatt A. The 



311 

Olln It. lla 9 lt—For Ptff,—Cre*r 

point T iimdi; in the loiter- was tii« ilist-riuiina- 
tiol ns helwei'n her and thin other hrNtlier, Eddie 
liroad, 

Q. Did be in cation Ilia name of Bonnie Boyd 
to you I A- Who t 

■Q, Kildic Broad. A. No, 

(j. IJid you diKcitrm with din) Ihe'fjKt that the 
Judhv had diju-riniiaaied againnt him— A. I 
did lint. 

Q r {( H niitip|Liod( — and in favor of itunnie 
HiiydT A, T did nut. 

Q. What did JTOO tiittvii wiili him thent A. 
I ditl not itiwun* w-jUi rshiic Tifoad. 

Q, \Y ' i j- i - i - dirt ynu learn nhmil the fartik of bin 
ftlltetl A. I ih?n '1 nuneEnber wha told me. Aa I 
n-ratl it, it wan *nrt of jfrnrrat LmivrUnipft at the 
time. 

Q. And wiera you Ibpnc when lie jrot mnrrinil 
A. I was there when, he left. * 

Q. 1 hetleve yon ntate tiiat the Judjrc diH"rimi- 
n il1 i-i] in her favor hn'i-atmc! nhn wan ppnEiilfrH lo 
mjlrry anil hfinj; her liimhr.ru] into the F'n'.iilv. is 
tlmt enrtectt A. T think that ia u'hat the letter 
■aye. 

(J, And thnt in doing 1 tl*t, lift *iiolated one of 
tine rntea of the home, is that correct T 

The CiWl: The letter npcnkn for il«lf. 
Ynn rimy rrfid it. 

(A l^oofclel in honde*! tn tht wilnciiF.) 

Q. 1^'iint do vena havr in your iiand, Ur. 
Moyiril A. Tt in a booklet mnrfcedj "Bethel 
Home Ttutf 1 * and negnlalions." 

Q. Wiien ilid ynu HfkI »ee nne of thou* bonk- 
letif A. T think we were jriven Hat when vt got 
thoro. 



34S 



Hi 



Olin R, Moytc—Fvr Pl$.~Grtos 

Q. And you read duo nf llnni and agri-rd to 
comply until them! A, That in right. 

Q. IKltvn you went there, did ran have any 
obiectiofi !* any of the rciea! A. No. 

Q. Bo you have any objection to (he tft'ft rules 
there in reference lo marriage l A. No, I liavo 
no abjection Id the rules, 

Q. Yon say that the Judpo violated one of the 
ruin'* Ln [lie cue of Ronnie lioyd, is lhal Ml' 
Teet! A. The point I made was. them wan A dis- 
criimnalini), 

Q. Hi- djseriminaledf A. Yes, 

■Q. mml ftwtt do y»u hffl.su 111* discrimination 
nfk:n| A On (tip infnrmfttion ns given.) that the 
nnr p#r*i>lt liinrricn] was; sJlowied to brine; bftr 
parln;T inln th* orjmii™tion, and the other per* 
s«n married bud t« h L u">, fmil wan not even per- 
mit led m An pioneer wnrk in Hint lofslity. 

0_. Von were; married when ynu went f haras 
Wi*r« yoo, no|, Mr. Jdoyle! A. T wan. 

(J, And fln yon furur*. that they discriminated 
njrnin't vnu when, you went there! 

Mr. Brat hhausen 7 T object t» Bw ques- 
tira. 
The Court: Objection MfMntd. 

Q. Head and refresh your memory on the. two 
nJrf pointed out in respect to marriage. A. I 

biT? re*d them. 

Q. I>n you Mr lb* first rule, Fnrttfirapn 64! 
A. Ye?. 

(J. Whaf does it provide! Do you tnow it* 
provision* now I A, I could flftt state, them all, 
0., Will yoa read — 

Mr- Brnchbiitiaen; May I make an ob- 
jection, your Honor T 



Olin A 3iotflt—For Plff.—CTQH 

The Court: Objection sustained, be- 
cause, as I unde.r-n.tand it, his claim ii that 
it in a duHiminatHb 

If r, Covington ; Tcs, but be alleges 
hero that it is a violation of one of the 
rulet in the tetter, ind I am trying — 

The Court : If ay I see itt 

Ifr, Covington i Tea (handing to the 
Court). 

II r. RrnchiiaiiAcEt: It baa both of tbem 
in, so T will mtlidnw (be objection. 

Th« Coirt (addreatijig Mr. Covington) : 
Yon are rigbL 

Q. Will you fnmiliariM yourself with Bula No, 
5it A, I read it 

<J. And what doeH it provide! A* Any person 
may get married any tim* they nwy desire, ao- 
tording to the rule, Whether or not such person 
remains there depends on tie- consent of the 

pmjdamt. 

Q. Go abend and read tie entire thing, A 
Unteaa the eonaeni of thp preald^nt be firet had 
And Obtained. That Ie the aubitaase, M I oa- 
derstand, of 54. 

Q. Will yon read the entire tbrcgf Doesn't 
it provide that ilie prcaidott — 

The Oaort' Let bim read it into the 

record. 

Q. Bead IVngtapb ."54 in itt- entirety, pteaat, 
M well aa Paragraph &5. 

The Conrtr Parflgtaph of the nJiSB— 
Mr. Coviagtna: Of the rnlea for tba, 
home. 
The Court: Bead Parmgraph St 



Olin R. Moi/lc—Fet Plff.—Croa 

A, "PorajTrapi) M: Neither the tnanaj>4iii.ent 
at the Hcthel Home nnr t\iv Sos'ivly hxn n;;y ib: 
fire or din [fiction to put any re<lri?1i«n« on yvt- 
lanx marryinE.. It bcconiea necessary, hovevwr, 
(o hKWt MUM rulen governing the marriage ef 
iJioM living in tint Hiitnft in order (bat the Kofiety 
nuiy bnvc qIjnoIliLc nnnlr^L at tlit Hotne arid £h>>Ka 
M-J,n rcxiile tJ.tre. Any prison rcxidinjC in tte 
npllii'l jlotiie nuy pel married to another jwrson 
at pity tin* he or Kh# may desire. VfUh this 
tlir huattnE^tltait nf ll« Hume ban hothin^ to da. 
WJn-Uirr «r not firi periwn neinAina o nvoniber 
nf thfi family will Ito entirely a different matter. 
It will be (int nf tin-ier tat any Iirotlier residing 
In the limine 1u giuLrry n^ineuiie and bria^ her 
inin. thr iliinic unlesJi tlie "tnsifnt uf the jiriNsi(!e*t 
ho lir«l lind nnrl nblnin^i. 

"!&•. WJn-n 1 a Brother and a Kinlfr hnvc liccn 
nwidfBfii of I he Itc-thi'l lioitie fontinuoanly for a 
[teriod of five yearx or more and irnch Brother 
and Skttr ajtie* to marry, tltey may do m> and 
■-ijjlI tti ui' nt (heir johx of KNvrviee In the ISelhel 
Ifopeie, iinn-idnl tlip pnimrnt of (he prc^idpnt 1» 
first liail nnd oliliiinciL It nliall not be nece^^ary 
pencratty to ohtnin the fonHpnt of lb* pmidfjl^ 
r.^ lo wlk-llic'f nr unt lo L or niie ci:n oiRrry. bill 
Hie ".nuent of the pronident first must tie ob- 
IninoiL an 1o whether ar tiol they ran remain in 
tbr bnjiu* ninl ennliniie an IncmWrn of (he Family 
or nfline forre." 

(J. fin yon tel] t!n L jury that t!ie .lud|W w«i 
not aetinp ondrr liis ontliorily conferred upon 
him liy Ihose two rales when he aeted nn hofh 
of |b*!Kj «!*(■ that yam mentioned T A. I uronSd 



OH* R. Jfejflt— For PJ/^-Crw* 

gather that the Judge «u acting witbia bia 
aotbority. 

Qr Don't tlie rules confer discretion upm hiui 
Id detcmune u-'hetlier or not one ihali remain or 
not! A. Thoy du. 

Q, Yon are not telling lb* jury that Bor.nia 
Bo;, d did not olitain the WRHBt of thu ^reiidtr.t 
before the got innrried, nr? youf A, I don't 
Itnow, but I presume the did. 

Q. Bo you charge the Jad^e with discrimina- 
tion becanue he exercised hit diaerelion under 
the rales T A. No, 

Q. You do sietT A. No. 

Q, In ytHII letter — <:ouLd yon tell me the fall 
name of the Individual thiit yon ni*ntioned aitont 
uriioni eo-inplaint liad bfen nw^bi ecfnecndnp mar- 
rie^el What was Ilia la»l name! A. Bi-Ond, I 
think it was. 

Q. H-r-a-a-dT A. I think no, yes. 

ii. And li'bat waa bin firat namel A I think 
it wa» EddJt, 

Q, Yon nientinnprl n!i«o exrneeminjr the ncfoTB- 
niodntions lliot were provided for Juoxa Fiuthfr- 
ftird at Stalen Iidiind. Are yoti familiar with 
tbost ar<Q3nniiiibi1ionis of your own knnwM^eT 
A. I hui-c not lieen in his rooms. 

Q. Yoa have nott A. Na 

(J. All he bail was a room in StAtfA Tdiiftd, U 
tint correct I A. T rlnn't kno* that. 

0- Have yon ever been ot tlic I fame on Klaten 
Isliand HHiin (ftiitLsJ by I he Wgich To»'er Society! 
A. I have been there, van. 

(J. Bave you been on th* irmidtt A. In part 
of the building. 

■J, ' lava yon been to the Judge's rooml A. No. 



3M 

0h"n JS. llvy!e^-Por Pig.— Cross 

Q, Aro yoq eamplaining because he liad a room 
there! A, No, 

Q. Whiit do you register your comjilnint en, 
tliat lie liuit a room at Stalen Island, in your 
lettcrt 

Jlr. Bruehhausen : If yonr Honor 

pi cane, J nay It ^peakx for itnelf. It sayn 
"Van have many home*, to wit," It is 
Ilia number of homes thit the lei'er *p*akn 
of. 

Tlic Court: I will let you ask liim the 
o,ueation. I think it doea sneak for itself, 
nut you may ask Liui. 

Q, What facts do yon Iwne t!ia( upon! A. Tluit 
is the (mint. I referred to (lie fact that he hM 
mnny noma*, in Slii1.cn Ti=Ibii(I, up at tin; fnrtn, 

Iletliel, and other places mentioned ae — 

Q. Are yon familiar 'with I he fact Hint -1 m ! lt-: 
ttutl.errord, at President of the Society, was 
obligak'd tn attend to Ib* Kociely'ft hu*ine*s 
which ref | n i red him to travel f A- flh, ye*. 

Q, And it also retiuirwl him to Imvcl lo the 
farm to inspect and to attend the con»trurtinn 
and tlic improvements there, did it notT A, That 
is right 

Q, Bid it not require thnt ho also travel to 
h^iaten Island and attend to his duties the rot 
A. I presume so. 

Q. And did it not require that be travel to 
the West CoakI and altmd lo hi? do lies there 
in the wintertime! A. I don't know. I suppose 
so. 

Q, Ton wert wilb th* Judg* for five o-r more 



Olin R. Meylc—Fvf Plf.—Crers 

years, were you not, about five years! A. About 
four year*. 

Q. And. of course, you Vn* 1 * thai tlw Jodg« 
was in very poor health, did you not! A. It 
wann't ^ood health, no, 

Q. Not Road health, and you tn*T be had one 
lone, didn't you! A. No, 1 did not know tiiat. 

Q, Bii! be ever tell j'oal A No, he did not 

Q, Bid yon know Unit th* totter"* ordan ro- 
quired that he not— 

MlV Bnnclibansen t 1 object la this- 
Tim Court: He taid he kneif be Wat 
not in good boftlth. 

Q. Bo yon know or did lie, aver atata to yon 
that in the wintertime — 

Mr. BTBehbaascn; I objeet, becaiiw 
this is getting in something — 

The Court; Is this something that baa 
to do with the Judgft'a heallbt 

Mr. Coviiif;ton : Nn, yoar Hoaor, 

Mr. BruehLsuscn ; Then I withdraw 
the objection.. 

Q. Bo you know why it wat necessary that 

ho liave a place in California to stay! 

Mr. Eruchbanaen : I abjeof. 

The Court; I will Itt him tatwtr. Bo 

yoit know whyt 
The Witness: I do noL 

Q, Mr. Moyle, why was it that you charged that 

the Jndc,e discriminated there in Ttftrtna* lo 
having placet to stay At these localities 1 Bo 
you ohjeet that he had. a room at Bethel t A Not 
■tall 






SJS 



JM 



CHiii K. iloyte—For Fljf.—Croii 

Q. Did yea object thai ha had 1. room At 
Oiiitcn Island t A, No. 

(J. Did you object that he had a room at tb* 
fsj-ml A. No. 

Q, Di J you object that ha had a place to stay 
in in California! A. Nat a place, ho. The 
point of trie objection was lhai the claim was 
made that oil in Bethel were on ft par, wen 
equal, we were all alike, we were all Brethren, 
there wan no Lkhsu, do one had rights any better 
toon the others. The poml 1 18 making was of 
diucriuiioaiioii, that he had man? pjaa't, not 
just A room; 4 whole house, and From what ■»'« 
heard, a very cjOqiWOdiou* one in California, 
whereas some of [how Ih>v*, especially at the 
farm, had dinky little rooms and without beat, 
Tim! in the point of the diHeriminatiori- 

Q. YoU knew that the Judge always had a big 
office force that went with him every where he 
went, don't font A. I wulfl not iss.ll it a big 
effieo force. 

Q, He had hie office force go along with Mm, 
didn't he! A. Yes, 

By the Court: 

Q. How many were there! A. I don't koow 
how nKtny went with him. 

By iff. Codington: 

Q. Yon know IbeM sere three or fourl A. 
I knew that was the core aom* of Iht lis.*, 

Q, And sometime* five and six! A. I doii '1 
know that. 

Q, Yon know that they have got to have some 



place to etay when they go with him, don't foot 
A. 1 presume so. 

Q. Are you objecting that they had * place 
la stay where the Judge wentt A. No. 

Q, W« the Judge'* the enly eir-eesdilioned 
room in Bethel 1 A, No. 

Q. Dure you ever been in the treasurer'* of- 
fice at Uethel T A. Yes, 

Q, Who*e aJE«v i» lhati i IV, £ Van Am- 
burgh. 

Q. lie Ik one of the defendants in I hie rsw, 
u he iiLitt A. Yes. 

Q. Bo you know alto that hi* office t* equipped 
with air-conditioning equipment because it i* in 
the basementt A, I believe I remember that. 

Q. Do you aluo know that he. had air-condi- 
tioning long h«fo« the. Judye had itf A. No, I 
don't know that. 

Q, Do you also know that the reason thi;l the 
Judge had to have air-conditioning was on bo- 
ootlnt of the feet lliat his room was right near 
the roof of Bethel *nd it wee Tery hot in the 
anmmer time on account of the heatl A, I 
dyo't know that, 

Q Don't yon know thnl the Door that he oc- 
cupies in the top floor and that the roof ic lowt 
A, I da know that 

Q. And the wft«t sun eome* in in the after- 
noon! A, That i* right. 

Q, Well, wen; iht-iic facts broueht to yonr at- 
tention when Lhe Hoard of Directors met on 
August Sthl 

air. Bruchliausen; I object. There i* 
no evidence that these are facts that are 
asked ia the question. 



OJjjt R. Meylt—For Plf^-CrotM 

The Court: The objection ia iuataine4 
os to form. I tbinfc tho (j-jestion Lb loo 
inde Unite. 

Q. Do you know whether Or not other people 
lived in California in the home that was occu- 
pied by Iti* Judge «4 hi* office: forw and u>e4 
u his oSvceT A. I heard there Wat a family/ 
living there, 

By Ol* Court: 

Q. Do you know I A. I don't know. 

By Mr. Coviegten: 

Q. Did you know about the Shorta who used 
to he at Rachel, Clayton and his wiret A. I re- 
member him. 

Q. Yon remember him and his wife! A, Yes. 

Q. Do you know they were sent out to Cali- 
fornia, to- live in the Judge's placet A. 1 heard 
they were. 

Q. Do you know that other people li^o at 
Stolen Islaod, quite a number of people life at 
Stolen Island that are e member of the small 
Bethel Family there, don't youl A. That ia 
right 

Q. About how nutnyf A. I don't know, 

Q, Are you telling the jury that the JuJgo had 
bettor aectnii&todatioM there than Hie other folk* 
that stayed at State* Island! A. I don't know. 

Q. Are yon tellinr; the jury thnt the Jnd^e had 
better avroifUtfjOilaliuns in California tliftn tlie 
otlter uicniherc of the Eetliel Family there had! 

Jlr. Bruehlieusen: I object to the qnes. 
tion. 



Otin IL iltsle—Fsr Plff.—CrOfx 

The Court: " Telling to the jury. " Ob- 
jection sustained. 

Mr. Covington : I will strike that out. 
The Court: Do you stata. 

Q. Do yon ttato that tins Jndge had better **■ 
cc-' i iji ;■■*■!;;: ii'-K in Cal:fomia than lhe other 
Brethren that lived with liim, tlier* in Calilor- 
niaT A, 1 don't state that. 

Q. You don't state thatl A. No. 

Q. Alt you telling the jury that the Jndga — 

The Court: No. 

Mr, Covington: I heg yonr pardon. 

Q. Will you state then that the Judge had 
better aectHnmodatioca at Bethel than, the other 
brethren at Bethel 1 A. From what 1 heard, I 
believe ho did. 

C> What you heard — 

Mr. Bruelihausen: If your Honor pltaw, 
I don't know whether he is asking about 
what he slated io the letter or- 
al r. Covington ; I Jun trying to. 
Mr. UruciuMuaen: I still say that the 
statement in the letter as I read it is the 
many home*. 

The Court', A* I tM it, it it ap to th* 
jury. 

Q. Did yon think that the Judga thould air- 
condition the factory! Are you complaining bo- 
cmuae your oiucu was not air-tonditioned I A, 
Mo, air. 

fj. Were your aewmmodationa aalisfactory at 
the oQiiKil A- They were. 



i'»2 

01m It. Moi/le—For Pl§r-Crota 

Q. Were they satisfactory at the Uornsl A. 
Yes, kit. 

Q, Did you hear any of (lie in>y« complain 
about the eonditions under which thty worked at 
tho factory — A. No. 

Q. (Cootinued) — as compared to that with 
tlie Judge! A, Not 

(j. Vou iieKt mention the matter of filthy and 
vulgar languaga at tho Bethel table, A. Vet- 
By tike Court: 

Q, Would you like lo read itf A. Yes. 

(l'a[H:r h^rn : .i-d to the witne»*,) 
The Witness : 1 have rend it. 

By Mr. Cuvington: 

(J, What fftels dn ysio ha«i; thnt oat A. My 
rL-tti I lection isn't very go"d at I his lcpj;th of 
tin if. J tlon 'I recall all of ihu itcins. Things 
emiiiag in in the way of coiatnenlH and itatfr 
menl' nt the tables whkh, bo my mind, were out 
ol plate in a L'liri*[iiin <irga«ikation_ 1 will refer 
W une eo^e where the dcfcnilaut llowlett tit the 
table went out of his way to give a story or an 
illustration of the clergy of denominations to K eE 
in the word* "Kon of a bitch" conwrnin,i; IJii-nj- 

Q. YoU riKsari ha need that word at tlie table! 
A 1 do, yes. 

Q, "When was that! A. I cannot give yuu the 
aiact date. It was some time during my resi- 
deoee there. 

Q. Whut year was it! A. I think It was dar- 
ing tlie third or fourth year 1 was there. 

Q. That would ho 1938 1 A. 1337 or 1336 or 



353 

Ofin Si. Hoylt—Ftr Plff^-Croti 

1S39, sejnewherft along there, I connoi remem- 
ber tlie yenr. 

Q. IVae it at the hreokfaat or ilinner table or 
supper tahle! A. 1 Ixlievc it was at the dinner 
table, but I wouldn't say for *ure. 

Q. Outside of that, can you remember of any 
othi'f instance! A. There were little itenui coo. 
cer:ii[ig ftn article in the "Watch Tower" in 
which the Catholic church was. described as a 
lutrlut. At the tithle in the divcu&viona On that, 
there were references made to the harlot in a 
joking muniier which carried tins implication 
thill it applied to women of evd reputation. 

Q. What elset A, 1 can't recall oilier specific 
io«lanees_ There were others, aoJ I believe at 
slntcd in my letter, as one of lbs women said one 
time wiien someone hod made some statement, 
ai-kcd whetlier that was something you had to 
get tmed to. Thst wag the xlateweat *h« made, 
bqt 1 lii.m't recall what tlie statement wuo. 

Q. Who inadit tliat statement! A. Mrs, How- 
hO. 

Q. Kh« said ttiLB to youf A. To tire group 
of us. 

Q. Where was that! A. Couig up in Lhe elo- 
valor, if I remember cor rectly- 

Q, >Vbo waa present! A- I we* there, ay 
wife was there, and she was Uutre, and a comber 
ot otlsers. 1 don't remember who the other* 
were! 

Q. You don't remember who the other* were! 
A. No, sir. 

Q. In the last sentence. "The loudest laughter 
nt the tahle cornea when ■ filthy or near lUthy 
joke £oes through A4*l your skirt* are not dear." 



Hi 



l-Sit 



tiiX us about tbfttf A. That is my recollection 
at itijil lime, (hat thai him til? awe, 
Q, What in your recollection now! A. Tbo 

HILIJIC 

(J. When *nn it tliat you hennj filthy or near 
filthy jokaa ko Ih Touch th* Betlle] tablet A. 
Weti, un 1 said a minute nj;ii, I don't roenU other 
K^n!cifu: instances. That one, the cu*e of How- 
lett, and hit reference tu the Clergy in that man- 
iter ib quit, 1 can't recall I he other apceifie one*. 

The Court: You mean it *■« general T 
li tliat what you are trying to IcLl us! 

Tin: Witness; 1 wouldn't nay it is a 
continued practice. Thou* thing" just hap. 
penod. 

<J. Did you fatal uyWtjr *W as* thai expres- 
sion at the UeUiel tablet A. I don't think *u. 

Q. liid ynu ever hear «n j-Imm-Lv else tine any 
■iutilar. eipre^siona at the tabic that would come 
within that category that van have deucribnl in 
llit-ic |>uragra|ih*t A- I don't retail other spe- 
cify onee, 

<l lli'l }OU ever lirnr Hie .luiL r ;e w (hat at 
(be tablet A. Not at I fie (able, no, 

Q. You an talking oliout the table there, aren't 
you* A. That it right. 

Q. It i-s only tlir :-jm: or il. A. Hau 1 1 Lt that 
you mention! A. That is nil I recnilett now and 
tli« other inalance. 

Q, You had otl|0-r instances when yon made 
this leller apt Ah There war* stunt, yea, air, but 
I can't retail titeni BOW. 

Q. You can't recall them now! A. No, it is 
several years ago. 



OUlt H. Morfle—Fir plfi.—Gntt 

Q. And thai the only objection that you liad 
ffeerefore was wlieii JlovrJctt referred to that M 
the. win-Hjf.il i hitrl 1 1 A. lloW il that* 

Q. What did lie deacriite on tbo soo-of-n-bitcbl 
A, Hi: u«ed the expression on applicable: to 
Clergy, 

Q, A* applieahla to tlie Clergy t A. Yes, 

Q. And you are familiar with tlio bible, aren't 
youl A. To »HM eittenl. 

(j. Tiiat religion it referred to whoredom or 
harlotry in the bible t Do you not know that) 
A. I don't recall a specific phrase of that sort, 
no. 

Q, You know lltat it is the unfaithful religious 
orjjnniaiilion Em such that I refer <« ns hhrlntry in 
the bible, u.e. a bible scholar T A. I believe there 
are name reference* that might be interpreted 

tlmt way. 

Q. Do ynn ebjrct in (be u«e of Uhj word "har. 
loin-'* or ''harlot*' in (lie bible I A, Not at all. 

(J. Or "whore'* as it in uneilT A. Not at pll- 

Q. You make objections, thnniriil, when it is 
fmicnJ in the TiYntdi Toner pnblLrstiorui you men- 
linne<S n in'iuu'nt ago, in tliat rorrertt A, No, T 
did not object to it being loimrt ia the Watch 
Toner puhlicul innH, 

Q. Why didat jon object lo ilt Wliat in (he 
difference T A, Tliere is a dillerence in the tno<ie 
of expression of a thing and its uae, Tou can 
me (he l^nn "luxrlat" eren with reference to 
lelipioim orjrantialiohfl, a false rdi^ioue orjsaai- 
ralion, Rn.1 \\m H ifl utttli ft niftaeer that y^aT 
liciiener will pet the idea of it referring to a 
twnin of bad reputation^ 

Q, V«(J mean some natural woman I A. Tea, 
not a specific one, Vat to nataxml wamen, yes. 



Qlin It. Mtij/It—Ftr Plg.—Crau 

y. And ilu you object to Uih.lT A. I do, That 
ia Vflere it is made in tiie line of joking and of 
bringing ia .tiiai kind of a joke. It ia a mere 

limit, t<t> lay IftintL 

Q. In it not ft fact that yoo on several Dotation* 

have nnt only publicly in speeches but also irk 
writing tl^at liave been circulated from one end 
Hi LU Nation to the other made the same charges 
llniL yiiu nnvr eoaaplaia againitt conecrntne; tbo 
ime of the wunl "liurlolry" to unfaithful reli- 
(riuiiH nrcjajiixatioJl*} A. I have used it concern- 
ing unfiLitiiruJ ri'li^iuiiH nr^aiiitalioiiK, but sever 

a> :l ,i/.:i. 

Q, N'ever a» ft joket A, Xat le toy rteoliec- 

(inn. 

il. Tlit ctintinrlion ir. that if you ilko it ns u 
joke that in hiii.lt A. Whcii you ut-e it as a jiokc 
in the ] iri':<H'rt i'r nl an aodUiKt of people, and a 
inijieii nrnwd of men ajid v, urm-n, referring' to 
liic rpbiioTii*! i i f » iietwcen nit-n nnd women, mif-iat; 
the !u'o toother in a jokbijr nmniHrr, then, to 
iny nihiiil, you are K^ttin,|T wii at we call nicretiinut. 

[J. Well iiitw, in yuur lei lor you Klato that [Jiin 
in ii prorUPC nl ilm-iti'lliel table, is tlait carrectf 
A. Wi-ll, it in Miiiiii'lhin^ whirii iiapjwned at iljf. 

fi'rt'ji< Iiinh'h v,l we wtrre there, and from that 

uiik'le I uimld Kay it in n praetice. 

I). Yhio I'annfit rt'jiii'jiihn'1 - but one inntanae, can 

yvur 

Mr, ptrurblinunrn ; Do you nay that (he 
hitler miyn, "a practice lp t I dnitt see it. 

The Court r Ijt us have no eontrorersy. 
The letter baa been read to the jury and 
it speaks for ilwlt 



357 

Oiin il- Single — F«r Pltf.—Ctnu 

Q. You have referred to (lie Konma Catholic 
bierarcby, have yntu not, and atlifcr r*b\gioua de- 
notninntioiu) in (lie same manner that you objected 
to the Watch Tower referring to Uient, have you 
aotl 

Mr. 15ruchbftu*eB ; I object to the quee- 
lion 

The Court; Obiectinn RO*(ained, 
Mr, Covington: We cieeept. 

Q, Ynu know tliat ibere is a difference between 
objection t" a Fehjrion and agaiual tlie individual 
thr«t practiecn it, iii> you not I 

Ifr, BrurJihaunen: I onjeel to iL 
TIlo Court: Objection sustained. 
Jfr. Covinj^toni We except to the rul- 
ing of the Court, 

Q, You itfcit mention the case of iitjucr and 

you have three paragraph* op that aubject, I 
believe, or two paragraphs. I will take it hack. 
You have MA 1 wish you jvonid rcml that and 
re -i.m.!i yniti* iniml A. I have read it. 
Q. Arc you a Prohihiliooiett 

Mr. BruehhaUHcn: I oltjeet ta tlie qnoa- 
tjon. 

The Court! Objection sustained. 

Mr. EruehhuuHen : T will witluimw thnt 
0bjtOtiC4, your Honor. As I understind 
it, a I'rohihilinntitt is a ]%olitica] term, or 
mayl* I urn nii»lflktn. If poonael is Ha> 
iitf; whether he advocate* nbstin^nee or 
■oioethiric; like tliaL, I have no objection. 

The Court: 1*1 us dear it op. Which 
are. yon objecting 14 1 



ass 

Mm H. ttnffla—fitf tlff.—Crot/i 

lit. Covington ', I am asking the hjiic*. 
lion about tlie 1'rohibilionisL angle. 

Tlie Cowrt; What do you meant 
There ia such a (hing u a Prohibitionist 
political party. 

Mr. Covington. I don't try to make it 
appear that be is a member af the Party, 

The Court: Yon are just asking 
whether he ia a total abstainer from 
liquor 1 

The Wilnau: I am a total abstainer. 

Q, Have you ever made any speeches in favor 
of J'robibltionl A. Years ago, I have. 

Q. When vt&r. tliatf Are you one of tlie folks 
Hint helperl put aerods Vroli ibition ia lfl 1ST A, 
J was not jpiilty of il, 

Mr. Bruclibauaen: I withdraw (be ob- 
jection, 

(J. Well, if you made speed H'K i n faiinr of Pro- 
hibillen, when ■»'** Lit A. That in lack in 11*08 
or IfllO, eomewherc around (brre. 

Q. You were one of tbo originators when the 
iiiiivezricist first ktarted then, weren't ycut A. 
Ko. 

Q. Coming more specifically down to your 
charges, llr, Movie, of course, y*tl object then 
ae/atmt haTine; liquor in your own home, don't 
youl You don't bft*e it yourself- A- Wa do 
not have it. 

Q. And you never have had it, have yoof A. 
Mo. 

Q. Aa4 it is naturally offensive to you to bat* 
liquor is your home! A. In my o«-n home! 

q. Ym. A, Yea. 



r.Li 

Oiiii Jt. ilt>j/lc-Fvf IYJ>-C*ww 

Q. And you cotlKKleret} Qetltel to be your 

Ji*cne, didn't you - ! A. Yes. 

Q, Now, tell u*. whijt ft,c(ji yon bene the*e 
cbarjrcs on in the first pnrngrnph Under the 
heading ' ' Liouor " 1 A. IV'ell, if I aan have- 
la there no extra copy of that that 1 can have? 

The Court: Yea, take mine. 

Q. Can't yon tell na without Jnokinjr at itl 
A. I want to tate ibese up. Yon are asking 
fthOdl tlvemi On* by Ofle. 

Q, All right A. First I mentioned the fact 
that T was. n totnl abstainer wax n^ls«ly'r busi- 
ness but my own, but that nf. Bethel it nppearisl 
not to he ih* fase, Tlial w«* no, Af ler J went 
there. I land" no elnimsj Or anything ft" to ray 
nwn di-inkinp, I t»ld nnlnwly (bat I wn* n 
drinker or not n ctrfnker at nil, lint after we 
had been there n while there would he allusions 

F:j i*. jib w' tti.-.ihl ;in up: :.ni drtarn the el*Totnr, 

The hoys would remark there, mnke nlUminns, 
wish they Vied a barrel of beer around, how rice 
a barrel rtf hcer wonld he, wliieh T took to be 
aimed aped Really at me ne fwing a to'al ab- 
stainer. Other eases, another member, not of 
HctliH but on tin - outniilF, e> men by Ihe B,ime of 
Nr)Fon t one of the Jehovah's Witnennen in one 
of th# units around (here, told! me erne time I 
wasn't in lmnimny with the ,Saeie(y if I did not 
drink liquor. I had Wen offered liquor at his 
place and declined it 

0,. What eleof A. This policy Of breaking in 
newcomers there, we beard that from several 
different person*— 



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Otin 11. 1/ejrfcr-FW P'J" ,— Croaa 

Tlit Court: Did yon flee any liquor 
around (ha placet 

The Witness: T cannot ( citify poii- 
tivfrlj? it (4 liquor being in the place, ei- 
cept what I heard, that is right, that 
liquor was served at the factory scm*- 
titnea, I da remember that. 

Q. What da you mean, liquorT Let at get 
down to the point that yon are talking about 
A. Beer was served some nights al the factory 
when they were working overtime, and I heard 
of nsinc of lira boys bringing in stronger aluff. 
Q. Yon heard of thntl A. Yes, sir. 
Q. You are a Inw, aren't youT A. I am. 
Q. Did you ever hear of hearsay evidence! A 
Ve*. 

Q. You tuiow that ia incompetent, don't yout 
A. I do. 

(j. But yet you considered and took into 00n- 
sideration hearsay evidence iu arriving at your 
judgment in this matter, didn't youl A Only 
partially. 

y. Excluding ill hearnny evidence let ua hear 
wluit you liave got of your own knowledge low. 
Mr. Brflchhaunen ; 1 object to (hat aa 
already testified to. 

The Court: t will let him answer, if 
he lias any tiling elite, outside of what ho 
maid. 

Mr. D rUfhhausen : Does counsel mean 
at la the liquor 1 
11 r. Covington: Liquor. 
Tilt Court : W» are lalfcing about liq- 
uor now. 



Olin fl. Jfojle— For Pif.— Croat 

The Witness: Well, IE waa the attitude 
toward* it. I have no objection to any- 
Ixxiy dnr.king beer or wine, that if their 
own affair, &* I state in the letter, and 
remarks were made at tike table eajsaally 
by the president, Rutherford, concerning 
that, and at one time he did label total 
ahstuiners as prcdei, a term whiclj I 
didn't think was applicable. 

Q. When was that I A. 1 think that iu dur- 
ing the hwt yeax wu li'ere there- 
(i- \Voa it at dinner or supper or breakfast, 

or whenf A. My bent reeolleeliom ii that it wai 
at the dinner labia. 

Q. What did he eay! What is it particularly 
gave rise to that statement! A. I may have 
these mixed up a little bit, hut if I remember 
right, (hnt was in connection with the tue which 
hapjsened when the boys working overtime at 
the factory were ttmd nolo* beer, and that 
sight in I he very late hours the nlonn bell in 
llie Bethel rang, and there was quite a search 
and disturbance over ii And an investigation wai 
made. The president of the organisation in- 
quired at the table several limes as to ■who 
pushed <hnt button and rung that bell during 
those late evening hours, and in the course of 
that difcu*&iuri it caune up that possibly some- 
one of the beys did drink too much, and feeling 
(he *[Tw!tn of It had pushed that button and rang 
the bell as a joke in that* Lit* hoar*, Ther* 
was further diacussion of it and In t::e course of 
that discussion the Judge did ruakn tha slat«- 



0H« R. Jlvyte-For Pl$.—Cfou 

rficnt tlut (hose who didn't drink at nil were 
prudes. 

Q. Did Ji« approve of pushing (he fce'l by th* 
boy tliiit had loo muenT A. Host decidedly not. 

Q. Was this matter brought u.p at the tahla 
about sosrujone having hdd too much and pu.sh.ing 
the belli A. I (hink it was. 

Q. Who said that! A. 1 don't recall. There 
wmi Hjuile a bit of dismission buck and forth and 
I don't remember who made the statement, I 
may be wron^ i>n it, hut to the be&t of my rceol- 
tedi«n thist 1 have it is possibly A man hy the 
name of Fresuhel said it 

(J. Frcsehelf A. That made ilm statement, I 
wouldn't want to slate (hat positively, 

Q. Y*U say that if as Frc*rljel pushed th? hell! 
A. 1 did nnt xny (hn(. 

Q. Vou mill that lie saiil that somnoue else 
pushed it, im lluit righlf A- 1 sn'ni tlint WV r(^- 
ollfftion ia tinLl 1-"li"'H.:Ih'I made the AtnUiinrut (hat 
pojfciilily vnitu'iMjc iif Hie Itoiifl hihl liiu much 
liquor mid puvlted it, pushed Uial button. 

Q. He made the stalemenll A. Y«j sir. I 
don't wjiiiL In pnl I hat dogttULlk&By. 

The Court; That lit your best rccollec- 
lioit. 
Tim Witrww; Yea, sir. 

Q, Did thflt ofTeiid yout A. r!n. 

Q, The itatcmontT A. Xo. 

Q. Did Ihe [iCbhingof the bell offend youT A. 
Nol ii::!. at alL 

(J. What shout tlie wholei pruW'dare offended, 
yout A. Nothing, except that 1 thought at tlie 
tuns tiiot ia the midst of m. thing of Uiat sort to 



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Olia It. Aloj/ic—Fvr FllJ^Crasa 

lu.bi'1 a tfitul alislainer us a prude was not ia ac- 
«.ii'iliL,ie<! with good Christian principles? 

{j. What utn pTWk'1 A. 1 don 't knov aa I can 
give you .. dictionary dtrfiaitlori nf it, 

Q. What is your understanding of it, because 
you think it it. leveled at you. A. I don't know 
as it was leveled at )ue- 

Q. TIkjjl you don't chisel to il, do yoaf A. I 
aazwcfod i(. 1 aaid I didn't think that was in 
neeordmco wilh gcod Clifisstien principles. 

Q. Uiii you ever hove a convortatioa wilh Ok 
Judge pcreonally about the diificulties that you 
have Liicii tinned in thin jidi-a^rasih t A. No, air. 

Q. Have you ever discussed with the Judge 
jie-'suiudly, )>rior to July 2\*i, any of the mut- 
teis that }'(HI have uscntjoned in any of theso 
parsgriLphsT A. Kot di*CU*«cd witli liira, no. 

(J, 1[qw uflt-u was hcer served at (l>e factory' 
A. 1 ikin't know. 

Q. The one iustisnee. Is it not A fact that tha 
boys worked late during tlie liot summer and 
hcvt was uhtained so that i-isch uue could have 
una bottle after they iiml IJiiished liiuir day's 
wink with (h«ir meals Duit ters aen-ed Lliero at 
ni^lit'l A, lliat may be ri^ht. I don f t krlo»'. 

I). Weiii y<)u pri'iiene when tlii^ tuok place 1 
A. Tl lis di*e Vision at tlie tablet 

Q. No, about tike iieer being served ia the fac- 
tory. A I don't think I was At lb* factory that 
sight, no. 

Q, "Who told yoil about beer being served at 
the factory that aighLI A. It was aiacussed at 
the table. 

Q, And you ke*rd th* discuasionl A Y*8, 



Qlix ]!. Mv'fle—Fvr Plg.—Crass 

Q. l>id that offend yout A. No. 

Q. Wluit did o:Tend you wilh reference to the 
liquor matter t A, Tlie suaerftl proposition of 
finding fault with a man who was a tn'r.) alj- 
sioiner. Whether the boys drink beer t,T not 
w£i>. no affair of mine. 1 had no objection to it, 

Q. Whut did you mean when you aaid "Bac- 
chuf-hke" atUtadtf A. 1 think that refers to a 
sort of an un<>in.- proi=se of ]i<[u6i", 

tj. Have you ever looked up aln>ut " 1 IliclJium- 
like" attitude f A. No, I have not. 

Q. To detei-iiiine what its real meaning isT 
A. I haven't hud oeeaaiun to look it up. 

Q. Lon'l you kno* (hat Bafeima refers to 
drunken orgies with which are connected very 
base, low, immoral practices T A. I don't know 
that, no. 

Q. Have you ever looked up tha meaning of 
IlareluiJiT A. Not in rectal yrarn, no. 

Q, In its CWKOMn uci'4'|j1i)jue and narlanceT 
Do you krinw where the word nrigjna.tesT Is it 
mythology 1 A. I htUoVt *0, 

Q. Vou say that the Judge took an un-Chr-e^ 
tisn attitudo on this subject, is that righlT A. 
Yes, I think it wa*. 

Q. Have you got any Scripture* to support 
tlie [irnposition that it is wrong for a Christian 
to take a drinkl A. I have not -«ade that claim. 

Mr. BriichhaU£P<B : I object to that. 

Q. All right. Have you got any Fk-nptures to 
support the pro[«wi liftn tluil \\ is wfon^' for a 
Christian to permit Otiiers to drink if they want 
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Qtiu SI. HayU—Fof Plft.—CrcMt 

ifr. Brucbhausen : I object to tha ques- 
tion. 
The Court; Objection susluined. 

Q, Have you ypl ejiy 3cripturea to support 
the charges mnde in that paragraph T 

Mr. Bruchhau^en ! I object to the ques- 
tion. 

Tlie Court: Objection sustained. 

Q. How do you know that it «*• as on- 
Christian attitude! 

Mr, Uraehha«»en; I object to iL 

The Court: Objection sustained. The 

exhibit speaks for it»clf. 
ITr. Covington; We eMept, of wurse, 

to all these rulings. 

Q, Pid yon ever see anyone take a drink at 

Bethel T A- 1 don't think I linvc. 

Q, Did you ever tee liquor in tha UetiieL 
IlomeT A. I don't recall aeeing it 

Q. Did you know (hut the Lord Jesua Christ 
was accused of drunkenness and gluttony sod 
being a winc-bibher because he drank wineT 

Mr. Bruchhauscn: I object to it 

The Court; Objections sustained. YOB 
may have a gxmral exception to that. We 
are not trying Jesus Chrixt io this Court 
and we are not trying the Scriptures, 

Mr, C*vJngio&: I want to make this 
abatement for the record. Mr. Mtv. U: 
miiJo lilt RtattlUtDt tliat it was nn~Chris- 
tion. 

The Court; The statement speska far 



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itself, Ho ha* been given the opportunity 
to eiplaia it, and yo'a may ha^e a general 
exeepttOD ;D £°^? £U1 >" furtbei along il.ja 
line 

Mr. Covington: "With that ur,ders~r.d- 
ing X won't pursue the iequiry any 
further. 

Q. Now, take a lock At Uiib, Yon ace tha 
first paragraph under the heading, "Li(juor"T 
A- Yes, air. 

Q. Da jmi sea tha nekt paragraph after that I 
A- Next fiuratfraphT 

Q. Yes, A. "Thcsa were a few of tie 
tiunga," beginning with that linef 

Q. Yea, A. Yes. 

Q, Adtiuntnt >'*ar*el f with Ota paragraph. vr.& 

fhea I wilt aak yea a few questions. A. Alt 

right, 

Q. Whnt did yea Imve in mind in thai para- 
graph! A, I can't recall aow: 

Q. Van don't recall a thine? to support that 
paragraph, is thai eorrertf A- No, 1 can't re. 
call now what I did have in mind at ttiAt 1ime. 

Q. This paragraph says. "Those are a fen of 
the EhiaRS which should have no nlafla in the 
Jynrd'is orffjiiiiiuijitjfi,'" That in after mentioning 
vulgar ami filthy language, kIa rificaliOn Of alfeO- 
l.ui, discrimination with reforetlM to morringB 
and discrimination in reference to the accommo- 
dation! for Una Judge, Ym have specified those 
matters but yon say hers, "There are Other 
mora grievous injustices but I have no personal 
contact with them ;md therefore I do boE dis- 
cus li -■" J» that e:L"re;Lf A. 1 ^-jiicve th-.t 



Otin ft, Mvyh— For Plfj—CfOt* 

is correct. I can't remember n&w jj^t n'Jiit I 
did have: in mind at the time I wrote Ibcm. 

Q, Did you here poi'scoo! contact with these 
other matters that yOa Citation in your letterf 
A. Ib uuiny of them. 

Q, What did you have in Blind in the next to 
the lent paragraph of JOur letter J A That is 
with refcreuca to the ccx&a in t!i» court* 1 I» 
tii At wliii t you are asking about T 

Tho Court; 1* thut thu imrtgrajih you 
arc referring U>7 

il r. Covington ; Yes, next to the last 
paragraph, over the signature. 

The Court: You heva bean naked what 
yen had in year mind. 

The Witness: Well, I lied in mind th« 
eases that were Hill pending. I givo him 
a list of ttiusc ctoes and I had in. mind if 
he wanted any farther assistance from me 
in those casus I would he villi tig to serve. 

Q. You knew Unit when you left you Ware 
running off and leaving the Judge stranded, 
dida't yon! A. Xo. 

Q. Yoq didn't hciow tlmtt A, Ko, 

Q. When y«a rtma there the .Tn%e. transferred 
to Jnu awny of thd r**pnimihiJili*K tlint ]id fcdd 
hand Icii diructly, did he ii"tf A. Tl>at is rij-;ht. 

Q. And you enjoyed tiint jirivilc^o for approxi- 
maii L l>" four jreara, did yoa notf A, That is 
rif;ht. 

Q. Arid you withdrew Vrilhstut t**ing (ir»t tha.1 
>e liail *om*lMKly elite t* i----l:<' y*nr place or try ing- 
le settle thf:vc moller* viiUt hitnl Did you ever 
go to the Judge and talk with him and try to 



Otim R. Afo^ie— For Pl$.— CrMi 

settle UaBW matters t A. Which Hjm>lion do you 
want ma (u nuswcrT 

Q, Tlit whole letter, 1 nay now, did you ever 
go to the .fudge and talk to him about settling 
:ln!M! diffeirttvctt that you had with liiiu Uiat you 
have put forth in thi» letter t 

The Court: Isn't Uie evidence rjuite 
clear that he didn't T Jxn't one of the 
evhiiiils illustmiivc vf lhati 

Mr. Covinglon; 1 am not vltar on JL 

Mr. liracltliauiicn: l^iihihit 11 for idca- 
tihealion. 

The Court- At least the te^timoBy here 
1. i.\.-.,t. 

(J. The la&L paragraph. You say thai you had 
no desire for a verbal argumeat about the matter 1 
A. That i» true, 

y, Did. you expectant) A. Yc?, Ifllkad^cinv 
to hint direct. 

(j, Vt'hat do you hate that onT A, l*y wl.ji I 
had seen and heard, 

Q. Vwi l«u»e it u]M*n any remark 'the Jianl'u 
tvv iimde to you 1iie whole time you were there! 
A. No, sir. 

Q. You knew that you had received hind troaiL- 
inetitl A. Tliat is right. 

(J. Win didn't yoit fjepect tft receive kind treat- 
tnrnt in thin inalU'rt A. Uecmwcin the time that 
1 was there, when I hud sbo the cusce where 
people having an idea in opposition to him were 
Ri'ciJdtil fciU'rely. T]iey viere not fjivi'n any dtaiKC 
to ^[tesk, and as I stated in tine, letter, were 
trimmed. 

Q. Trimmed t A. Yes, sir, scolding, in other 
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OH* It. ifayte—Far Plg.—Ctaai 

Q, Who were tlieyl A, Ueorge Ilannau wus 
one, 

(J. tVao clseT A, ifcrorinjuk wan another. 

Q. What wuri tlie fortu in twth n>oe of tln*Mj 
caseal A_ Oeorgo Huanan'i e«se wtm ir. coujiee- 
ticjt with Lhia Madinon Square ljar.lcn rid, 
George wai one of the ushers and at one of I he 
sr^tionn roiieeriting Uioae ushers claitn was inade 
Bgainst George tJult tie had not rirfonned. his 
duUes properly, tieorge tried to CitdaiiL The 
Judge shut him off ae quick as that, JLe miid, 
"You needn't say any more, " in ■. ationg, bfUUd, 
roui^h iuj:e of voice. 

Q, What i'Im;T A. And these other cases thai 
I hnvo mcnlkined in the letter, 

4. ^Vltat is tlwf eiicoituslaneet A. They were 
similar. 

i\. What were tiie circumstances that you **>' 
were similar f A, Take the ca«e of C. J. >Vnf4- 
WDrth, which is raentioaed, Woodworth sent a 
loiter la (he Jud^e as we were tilting at Ihe tabic 
in which he lOade rtfercuet to a calendar. Wood- 
worth had written an :LrLi<-h. im tiie i-idehdiir ia 
which he had dWalopcd a hew fonn of ralt'iidar, 
nnd in lliic private note to the Judge he staled 
that he felt as though he wax using the devil's 
Sun)* or miin^ tarnttlung of the devil in using 
the o3d calendar, nnil (hat day at Bgcui Ihe Juti^e 
juw,[>ed a[Htn Woodworth wjiligut warninK, rall- 
in^ him a jscknfts, and WumlwartJi ^nid, "Yea, 
IJrothtr Rutherford, 1 presume I am a jackaHS." 
"Ye», you ar* A jaehAN*," lb* Kaid, and Wood- 
worth *aid, "I Bni Jiorry." "Ytaf, ymi nlw'nj-n 
Bay you are sorry, I am nick and tired of it," 



Dful R. N&jlt—For Plff.—Cron 

and he put it much nmre forcibly then I eonld 
ever do, 

Q. You idijeeted to Woodvvorth stating flr^l 
Hint he was it ja L -kii>j end Ihe Judge asrcriin;-* 
with hinil A, It wan tlte other way around. 

(J. You nay tlie Judpe eallut W(joi.lwi>r1h u 
ja^kaKS jiml Wuodworth n^rteil wiOi hiiu u;m! the 
Ju<;,ru emptiasjicni it ap;ainT A. I had no objec- 
tions to any tiling Wood worth said. 

Q. What is there ahout the word jachas* lha! 
you object tol A i don't have any objection 
to the word jackass, 1 did have the objection to 
a man, the head of a Christian uJ-j/im nation t>« 
il is claimed, using hi* hrethrtn in lh(U manner. 
That it cne of Iho reason* why I *ent that let- 
ter. 

Q. Have yoa ever used the word jaekas* in 
reference lo yourself T 

Mr. Bruchhausen; 1 ohjucl to the term. 
The Court; Objection unstained. 
Mr. Covington] We except 

Q. I will a*k you if it is ant it fact (hat in a 

letter dated August ]!i, liKly, ytsu referred to 

yourself at a jackass T A 1 don't know. I 
mighl have. 

The Court: This is not a IaO£hiD£ nmt- 
ter, I am talking to the ftudii-nr-e. 

Mr. ISrufhbauscn: I don't think that 
.Mii'jiv: is in issue in Ihe case. 11 object 
to It 

Trie Court; Objection sustained, 

Q, Dn yuu helteve in the right of the head &i 
a Christian orgajtiMHiom to reprimand end di«i- 



Ol'm 11 iiogle—Fw Pi^—Crasi 

pline tluise that an Ids hi'i-tlirttit A. You taid 
of n Chrialiiui organ i»tionf 

Q. Yes, A. May I ask, do you mean Christian 
in the semtc of the HihicT Tliat at the Jlible 
delinilion of a Chrinliant 

The Court: Whichever way yn>u niean, 

Q, You nuike your defmitiou and then state 
your answer. A. As far as the Christian or- 
pntdaati™ is conceriied, I do not recognise any 
hend of *, Chrinlian or^aniiaiien e-ieept Jc*iw 
Chri.it. The Bible doos ttaie that n« elder may 
rehoke one for wroKploins, I egre* wjlh lhal, 

fj. Anil (lie one Dial is oiSeti [Wring Ihe position 
[if an elder over hi* hrcthren chu correct him 
when he reei him going in a wronE way, ena'i 
heT A. lie can expmia and assist them lo go 
the right way. 

fj. Are ymi faniiliar with Ihe ease of the 
Annstle Paul! A. 1 ani — 1 dnn't know — 

Q, Did you consider that in arriving at your 
conclusion, the cmie of Anosih? I'uulf 

Mr. Drucbhauscn: 1 uhject lo that. 
The Court] Objection tu&laintd. 
Mr. Covington: Exception. 

Q, Da you have any Scriptures npon which to 
fLiso — Is your testiniuny based upon tlie prono^i. 
lion lhal the Waleh Tower Hihle £ Traet So- 
ciety la not a Christian organiiationl A. I 
don't Iwhcvc it is, no, 

Q. When did you reach that cor,clutionl A. 
Ahwfi in Ifl-lCV or l!Ul. or the reahouts. 

Q. Did you begin to get that notion in 19381 
A. Ko. 



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0!i* R. Atoyle — For PIff, — Cress 

Q. WSicn yon read {lot article on Jonodabs 
and ih<: Qmt Multitude 1 A. tiu, I did not 
Q. Vuii any it tt'fli in 1!M1. What month 1 

The CWt: H« mid 1040 or IM1 

Q. What month, if you nasn leli unt A. I tan- 
n; t 

Q. You didn't nave ilie idea Owl it hit not a 
Christian organ tuition,, on duly 21, VXi'J, or 
Alttfutft 8> 193U, did you I A, That in right, 1 did 
noL 

Q. You thought it was a Christ inn orgAiiixa- 
tion then, didn't youT A. I thought it wag. 

Cj. Win! a did you fait hear of the organiza- 
tion knrjtvn uk The Evil Servant! A. 1 cannot 
Mntr pny definite thne. That in, I heard I ho 
Watch Tourer, or n-Ad the Watch Tower ar- 
ticle* ilowribinJC an orsAiiimlion as Tha Evil 
Ki-rvBiil. I don't know n*»' an ffccw i« any 
such organization called "The Evil Servant." 

<}. Al the lime liiat yotl thought lhAt lh« 
WiiU-h Tuwer lliblc £ Tract Society wn* a. 
Christian organization, what nan. jour o[iiniOn 
s-i tni who 1 1 1 h : J-Jvjl Servant wereT A, I had the 
opinion Hint iliu.-Ji wild had & ei.nr cut Jmawl- 
ft',iH L of the Iruiii and who Left the truth and 
[iinu.il aga,ia«t U«d and Against Ilia Work, [hat 
limy collectively made ug) what :» called an evil 
servant cla.«s. 

Q. In l!J3!l, you had in mind that thopc who 
alrniidoni'il and U-ft thr arjf^niuilJAn, the Watch 
Tower iiihle £ Tract Sanely, were known an 
tha evil nervanl, in iliat rifjlttt A. You have 
Ji-ll out pari of Hie ■■■■'■ >ni :.;■■-•!. 
y. la 1333? 



0ft« B. MoyU—Fef flgj— Crwi 

Tii* Court: lie edit], "Yoa lefl oil 
part of (he defini t i no. " 

Q. What parti A, Who left [he- truth and 
turned against (lad and against the work which 
(tod wight be doing. 

I). Did you aw f*eHi^ti«i* til* Watch Tower 
ISilik £ Tract Society a* the [iCttd'a organiza- 
tion T A. I believed it vu, 

(J. When you believed it wai and until you 
ehiagrd your mind, did you figure that thnsa 
Unit Ipft tin; Witch TawaT HLhli! & Trael ISo- 
fiily h'fl tin? T^nrd'ji nrgiutixal irai t A, Te«- 

(£. You liad tJuii Opinion 1 A. Y*:*, 

Q. And that they to: i*; : I a ted the evil acrvnnU 
wlien organised 1 A. Qualified to the extent that 
if titer — 

Q, Tnl king about at tliat time I A, Yes, r'tt, 
I mean at that time. That is, if they not only 
N't llir organisation and had turned iwrnj* from 
!rn> truth and were fi^litine; apain^t Ond and 
■jriimt tlu> works o( (loA. 

<}. And fighting ajrain^t tlie Wateh Towei - 
2i.uli- t Traet .Sui-ii'ty, loot Yon had that opiLi- 
ion, tool A. T thought (Sud ot th^t tiiai*, 

Q. Dp yfui nr>po«F Hip Watcli To^'fr Hihlr t 
Traet Horietyf A. It derwmhi on what you menu 
hy opinio. 

Q. Are you in fftvisr of ila rlrwlrinrH thai are 
(jiit^hl in the "Waieh Tnuxr" ntosBiincT A. 
Xnl \M tot Iheto, ho. 

i£, Wluit one dn you nut favor t 

Mr. Itrufhhou-fnt I object to tiiat. 
The Court: ni^j«!tnn jiuittaiued, 
Sir. Covington; ' W« t-iwpl. 



Qiix )i. Htnjlt—For Pig.— Crest 

Q. The (tvil Servant organization, during the 
year* i'jy>, 1337, 1933 and 1385, while you were 
jwjjooiated with thf Wate-h Tower lilide & Traet 
tsoeiety haLtofTLton in HroAklyn, did ttiey nott A, 
Not to my knowted;a. 

Q. Did you know that you had at one iirno 
referred lo the- Da»it as the c^il wrva.nl end the 
PuFtitmi Uihle Jr.Etilule, taikinj; aliout hefora 
you left, n«t nowt A. I c'loin'l rc-4flU ever refer- 
rinjj lu Hie Pastornl Bible Institute at En evit 
seirant. [ doat reeAlt referriitg to the Dawn la 
na nvvil sftrviiiit, I niiFrht have done it, 

Q. You hnew that they were regarded as the 
ftrjpiiviialio!] of evil strrunt lfad«Kf A, I lm*w 
that the llawn u'aa ao regarded. I don't recall 
much about the Pat-toral BLhl« Io.i'.i'.ute at tint 
limit. 

Q. J]urin.jr the year lfi4l> yon were approached, 
or l"iS), I believe it wa«, J"au wc-ro iippro*ehi.'d by 
d lefhreiienthtiva of I lie oppnnirion, uere you uolT 
A, Yots will liavj h> deftiie opjwiiitiori. 

Q, Tim <"ie* Hint fro r^jrinrdi-i'l hy 1lic Wateh 
Tower Jlihlo & Tract Society i\u the evil nmrnl. 

Mf. PJ-ruehhitiinert ! If yMt Ili^dr 
please, there stcras to ba t di Terence be- 
Iwxen ttiiona evil aorv:,nt we are working 
on here. There ia a. diitereat kind of evil 
m. L rvAnl in their mind*. 
Q. I will refrsnie it VTiat individuals oppo^ 
ing the Watch T*wcr Bihle & Trmt S<*ei*ty vis- 
ited you during 1&S9 or the year lSiO, wilh ref- 
erence to your joinimf up with thew and vffit- 
ju4 tha iiceietyT 



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Olin II. Heyh—Fvr Plf.—Cfots 

The Court: You MMJa iu 1333. after he 
kft Bethel: 

llr. Gorio^ljja: Yen. 

A. Nobody arked nte to join up with them. 

Q. Da yWI know a nian by tl;^ name at Kuuetl 
Folbekf A, Y«i, tir. 

[J. Who did he represent! A. I don't know if 
he represents anybody. 

Q. What organ imlioit, *ilher the Dawn, Fai. 
torn! Bible Institute, or any other BKcli orgajni- 
SBJtioa, It he ctnoccifd withl A. 1 underatond 
that lie ia atuliutcd wilh the Da*n organisation. 

Q. Did he pay you a visit ict October, 1933 ( A, 
lie did not. 

The Court i i)oes that refresh your rec- 
ollection, llsat papart 

The WHrwsas It does. 

The Court: lie says this paper re- 
freshes hit) recollecticiL. 

U. Now, did he pay you a viuitt A, Jle did 
not 

q, lie di'l not! A, No, fir. 

fj. Did Vfta havo a conversation Or wnumnni. 
eation with hilflT A, lie, air. 

Q. You did notl A, No, air. 

Q. Did a woman bj- the naino of ilathilda 
eoinmun ieitd with you in behalf of Pullnekt A. 
She did. 

Q, For what purpose 1 A- Shfi said that Pol- 
Jaek would like to tee me and would I tea bun. 
th.it he wan continp to llslwaukee. 

Q. Lid he oouKi't A- I don't Itaaw. 



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Oliit it. iies/li—Por Plffi—Crea 

n. \Vhnt did lie want to see you aboull A. I 
dun'! know, 

tj. linve you seen Mr. Pollack since that timet 
A, Xo, nir. 

Q. You luive nolf A. Ka, sir. 

ij, Do ynu Fetisenilji>r the iLiceting on Anirur-1 
Sth, do you nut, that you dericrilied, hofore .luii^a 
Ituilierfonl, wlien the Cotiunitlee eorjKidt're<.l yu:ir 
e;;>.i > and .itade a resolution before the Board of 
Di rret»r* 1 A. Ye*, sir. 

Q. Do you remember on that rcca&ion that 
Jud^je Jlsitberfonl made eertaia Ktatemenln in 
yuur [ircseon' wilh reference lo Madtton ii;uaro 
Cian.ien inartaril 

Tlie Court: Ap I Uiltriitand it, there 
»'H(i' two nieetinjra on Asu^iist 3tL iJo 
yon [iienn Hie nut'tinw of tha l!:i*rd of Di. 
rvL-tors or the general meeting at which 
the resolution m read t 

Mr. Cuvin^lun: The meetinjr of the 
Bomnl of DtWCtMAi. 

The Court: At 10 o'clock in the morn- 
ing. 

A. Thsre were sulul-: kittHHifltlt inadij, yes. 

<;. Uo you remember that Judge IVa;herford 
took uji your letter before tho Committee and 
before the Itnnrd of JJireetor* »f1er the vote waa 
taken, iml Ul'ore, and made, hin *to teintnt in re- 
gard In your e!uirgiei>T A. That may he right. 
] di iiit recall it very dm-rly, 

Q. What did ha tay I A. I dou'l rcaall All he 

■aid. 

Q, Do you reinemher anytldng that he saidT 



Olin H. iloyte— For Pig.— Crest 

A. lie said, if I remember rightly, the letter 
was all lie*; they were fale*. 

(J. Did ha Bay anything further! 

The Court: That you recolleoL 

A, I dun t recollect, 

Q. Did bo tell you tbnt yon would be with the 
'.•■.:'. i i'.-v;m:1 I)d you remember that statement 
tliat he made to youT A. Yes, I think I remem- 
ber itiat 

Q, WliAl did be eay? A. I think he said 
shout aa yoa put it, that I would be within the 
evil servant poasibly within a period of time — 
I don't remember clearly, 

Q, 'Wilis it within a year, or something liha 
thnlT A. 1 don't recall; maybe. 

Q. What did yon Jtay about that? A. 1 don't 
reeall tb.lt I Snid unylhing. 

Q. Did the ,Tud,iro make this statement to yon: 
"You might ex.plajo t Ifnyle., why yoia were «a 
fn miliar in the court wilh McDonald, pal tine 
him on the back, when you knew he waa one of 
the. leader* in the assault On the Lord's orRjini. 
zatiou in Madison &juare Garden. Hod you 
performed your duty to oar brethren the situa- 
tion would have Ixm'h liir lx;[tvr fur Uji now in 
til* fight wilh the enemy who attempted In hrriik 
np the Madison r^gunre Garden meeting," Did 
he say tlin.it A. I believe he did. 

Q, Were thnee *tatemerio! mad* before or af- 
ter the dintunftion and tlie vote (4) the motion by 
the Board at DirecJorvT A. That I Wotihln't 
jiay. T don't remember, 

',"■. Do yon remember the statement that tho 
Juds* mad* with referene* to *Atb of yonr 



37.3 



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Otin R- Motjlt—Far I'lff, — Ctosi 

elargflitl A. I don't rtcall his separating them. 
I do recollect he *aid Owy were all false. 

Q. la that all tic suidl A. I doa't remember. 
There was n good deal mere Than that said. 

Q. You can't remember any discussion at all 
then, ii that rightl 

The Court: He haa already answered 
that 

Mr. Covington: I think he lift!. 

The Court: He ULfwend it just a few 
minutea ago. Are you going to be ranch 
loader with lliia witness 1 

Mr, CoriuetoE: J»*t a little longer. 

Qr Prior to Aue;uat B, IS42, had yon discussed 
with anyone your «T>jecti<orL$ to the eantonta of 
tha "Watch Tower" magoiiinl A. Prior to 
AvfHtgUlJ 

Q. Tea, 

Tha Coortr August Sth, of what yenrT 
Mr. Covington: 1339. 

Tim Court: You auid l!>»2. 
Mr. Covitifrton ! Instead of Ifit2. 

A. Yea, I discussed tha teneliinj!? OS brought 
forth io the "Watch Tower" villi at tt**t one 
that I know of, po™Wy others. 

Q. Who withl A. Milton Gonftlv, and I iiis- 
GUtetid this "J'iU The ftarth Doctrine." 

jQ. Did yon ever diaiass anything with Yirlor 
Smith, complaining nlmut itt A. 1 might have 
done it, I don't rfrotmkr. 

Q, In the evil lenut class pictured by Judos 
in the Bible T A* I dont know. 

Q. Yon don't know. Are yon an ordained 



Ottn It, if ojrfc—. For flff .— Grim 
minister of the Gospcll A. I do aomo preneh- 

ag- 

Q. Are you a. roini&ter of the Gospel! A. I 
believe to. 

Q. Were yoa ordained miniatcr when you. 
were connected with the Watch Tower Bible & 
Tract Hocitlyt A, I believe to, yet 

Q. I am going to bl-o if I ewt'l refresh your 
racuiory concerning this. Augaat £lh meeting; 
1939, when (hes* ehajgte v>era talma up. I>o 
yon recoil the resolution, do yon not, tliet set* 
forth — that is aet forth in the article entitled, 
"Information"! A. Yea, air. 

Q, Thnt was read ftt that westingl A. Yea, 
■ir. 

Q. Then a motion was mane, was thcra notl 
A Tee, lis; 

The Court; We have or-tn nil Over thui, 
unless you ere going to got to aoraclhing 
else. 

Q. Do you remember the Judge making thin 
statement in yfj;i.r presence: *'I hove been at 
thin dwk for 22 y«t*. I havu had n»n> att-n- 
f;Lliurii iron: the 'evil servant h n hut never h*d I 
hid. a worse one than this. If ax, Imd. Tha com- 
plaint about nie iiaTing diff erenL jtLcea in which 
Id rt*idt it thft Wiy laneua^e of the eril nerrarit 
class." Do yon remember him rtyio^f thntl A. 
I don't recall Utah 

Q. Will yon r.ay he didn't t A. Yea; I don't 
recall that. I don't any that ha didn't. I jmt 
don't remember it. 

Q, "Tha occunatloiia nude in thii tetter that I 
hive mux*/ fla«ej in whiih'to live, and which aro 



Will It. Moj/lc—Ftr I'lff.—Crves 

mach better than any other members of the 
organization : The facta concerning this have 
Ixwo ptihlivitd lira* *r4 agiin and tluc bncli^cn 
c vcryn. - ! lers know ihe facts, and tlicy know that 
1 do not own a foot i,i land ojxlcr 'In: twn; liirit 
tlitae provisionH. have been made to farther the 
kingdom laterals," — 

ifr. llrudjhausen : la thin a (fueslionl 
Mr. fun (iKlun : 1 ain asLioji if iiiij 

«talriH»bt w'a^n't mode in vuor preaenM 

hy 4ud)ie liutherford. 
The WitneK*; it may hove been. 

tj. AliM), I aJtl; you if he 'lid n't nay furtlur ifi 
your nrraeare, and cid you Liar thii: "that 
tl.t-r'o uroviniun* have Ik'.'ii tnfwk- to further the 
kin^dicu inlvrmtK, and, as atatet! in the Ijunk 
Sh.vjithi^, l wanlnl HUHUhioij on a tan^ilile 
rc4'nrd :.ml &h ovjdL'iirc that we liehcve thai <Jod 
ia going to brine; haek to the earth the faithful 
incn of ultL" M>t you reineiiil^er hiin nudcing 
thiil ulnleijieot ! A. 1 doa't recall 

i.}. Will j. ni; wiy tljat he didu'tT A. No. 

The Court: 1 njwanie thii i* gvinj? to 
lje connected upl 

Mr, Covin^ion: Yen, it wiih 

Ij. I>m yon rcmt-miitr (h<- Jud^c nuihLiicr tliia 
jrtatejiH-nt : "The Fann «iu bought fnr tl»e 
Mujijjurl i if tli in family, and for oilier jp«>l ri'i- 
khiiu whit-h 1 have not yet dJxcloKed, hut which 
are in the iaicreKt of the kinj^Euiri. As Brntbef 
Knorr h-in rtak-id, ihin oihci' wui ar roan 1 -"'! for 
me, I ltad notlung to do with arraojrinj; it, hut 
it waa draw h>' Itrothen Martin, lijiorr, Wt« 



3Ji 

Olin- R. IftyliS— Ft* Plfr-Cfet$ 

(yid Van Ambureh," Do you rtmrra fa ti that I 
A. 1 hai'c a faint R-roLktiion «f Bnaruethinf; like 
tluit. 1 won't deny but vl.^t tlutt won asid. 

Q. i'l; rluij'ji it would he heiter if yuu were tc 
take and read ths* uver, UuU t» the itatoaeaJt 
there, and see II tliobe thin^> will refresh yoCkr 
])K.i:iory any, to aavc time. Let me have it. Mx, 
UtidatW h^4 EOg^eHted another plan. Did not 
tlie Jitd^e »lato [his: "1 have been criticized 
in til in Icltur for having Aji iir^oaHlitioned rooto. 
Urother Vun Amljurgli will ht'ar n-itju'iii trt UjiIh, 
thuL my ofliee la tlie hottest rouiu in Hit building, 
fight uiLih-r th* roof and diiheult tlierttn hi get 
good air." Did he make that atatementf A. 
I btliev* I panenifcnr that 

Q. "An eir^untlitiooed arrangement wbj jiut 
in Brother Van Amburgh'* oRieo Hfjjt, and i\n ia 
the one. that eame tu jjie and bej;g«l me to |)ut it 
in my olliee." Did he *tfti4 tlifttl A 1 remem- 
ber that. 

Q. "The SoeMy dhl not pay a dime of the 
cost." Do you rvi3»eniln:r tjtatt A. No, I doa't 
lememlwr lhaL 

Q. *'(Urolher \'an Amburgh vcrifntl tiihi-) I 
think the critiLtam about that h n- cnld-h[ou<lhl 
erut-lty, no matter whom it comes from." Did 
you hear him slaie thatl A 1 don't recall J:ut. 

Q. "If it enehU-a me to work, why »him!d 
aoniel«d>' tritkii* except one who hs-i tiie spirit 
of (he (ivit tervuill" Did you hear tha.1t A. 1 
have a faint reeollection tltat that wo* snkj. 

Q. Did you ohjrct in ill A Xo, 

(J. Concerning year diarse of rebukes, ihr 
Judge. Haid, did he noU "Every rehiike 1 have 
odaiLabitifred haa been given, ub I believed, in 



3S3 

Qliu It. AIo\fl£—Fer PlJ.—Crtr* 

the interest of the Society. The ApottJe Paul 
wns the af«ei»l *fjok«isman for the Lord Ju.j;iu 
L'hriit, Ait tha WAXCiiWwEx ha« alated, Tuuothy 
and Tiiu.-i pictured the Society and on the Lord 
through 1'uul itiilnjL^tud tljciti ka the lj>rd 
threwgJi the Sfrciely in*.trr;cla and diri^te others." 
h»id he aay tliat to youl A. ciojue of tltat I 
retail, 

(j, Did he »y: "The Sooietv' ajyuk^ by ila 
oniiijiil lleml. To Tmiolhy 1'aul said: *They 
that xin ri-huke before nil, that oUlit^ also may 
fear.' (1 Ti:u. £:20)" Did he say tlu»t to youl 
A. 1 don't remember. 

(J. " t'tmr* rnino; one who liad taken a wronc;ful 
course 1'hu! ioilmctdl Titus in these words: 
'Thia wsttiess ia true, wherefore rcbuka tlmm 
sharply that tliey itmy be sound in tj.c foitli.' " 
Did lie atata ihut to JKHlt A. 1 brt a faint 
rtiMi^ri.'l in n oT moiiieUiiiifi like tliat. 

[J. Apuin he aaid: " *ThlM« tltiags speak and 
eihoj-t, unil rehukd with all authority. Let aU 
iL.-ii. dej.j)i?ie thet' " 13id lie *ay Uiat to you, 
i|UnlinjJf the Sfrijitureal A. I don 1 ! mntmutr. 

Q. "As I hove often slate;! lo .some of the 
hrethrer., it hurts nie far more to administer a 
rebuke llum it does the one who receives it." 
Did he say thotl A. I don 'I ranxiaher that. 

Q, "If I see something in tJie oraafthtation 
(joins wrong. An I believe, tlien 1 would bo ;in- 
raiUilal to the Ijird if I did not rebuke such 
wrt-ngdoer." Did he nay thatT A. I can't recall 
lhaL 

0. See if you can recall thia: "I have tried 
lo proceed according to the rule anno\iueed by 
the niaiiilei which ia Ciod's rule, tlwt uj to *aj ! 



?.-;:■: 

Otin Ii. Mo-jle^For P!$.— Crest 

"Whom tlie Irfrd Jovej) he rebiiei.' " A Sounds 
familiar. It ia pvusibla he Ei^d tlut, 

Q. Then ha said: "Ii every periion is per- 
laitCeci to take hia own course tha organization 
would go to pieMi. One who- believes in the 
Theocratic government, and Uiat Jehovah there- 
fore is directing hie people, nvnzt see that it ii 
the proper course for the Society to arrange 
a system oX tLady." Did you hear thfttl A, 
I can't recall thn,t. 

Q. Nothing *us aaid about your charge on tlie 
Walfh 'fovi'er study at that meeting T A How 
ii thalT 

(J. Nothing woa mid about your eliorfie oa tlie 
Wi.U-li Tower Society meeting* I A, I dent re- 
mcBtbcr, 

Q. Tlien l "Then if every person should be pcr- 
mitled to trinR forth ami adapt hia onu method 
of Kludy that wovdd mean tufting contrary to the 
Lord's instruetions. Iiehuhea are therefore nec- 
e^fjiry lo bring *uel> nmtt*rt to the attention of 
others that they loo may fear to go eontrary 

to I he Lord's arrangement." Did you hear thatl 
A, 1 don't remember. 

<5- Concerning discrimination, the iliscfiiaine- 
lion L'hor^e, did he say: "I have made no dis- 
cxinuitation with reference to marriage. When 
Bonnie Boyd got married thai vu her husinesa. 
It wsm my huaincsa to determine whether or not 
alio shoulfl remain in the home. I either had to 
let Li- and her husband remain here or *lna 
dtepentl with her atrifieea." Did he aay tliatf 
A, I think I remember tl^t 

Q, "She hie been my' bccncturj' for fifteen 
yearn and the most efficient one that I have had 
to the office," A. I Htoemher that. 



zm 



:.-,' 



01ia Jt Ifoyie— for Plff.—Crtus 

Q "She has taken dictttion for eYerything I 
hare written, speeeAe*, !ft!A|Jfci.LAe articles, Watch- 
tower., hooks and booklets. It was for B5e to de* 
termine whether she should remain in the oUiee 
An..: I flu] determine that she should and that was 
my affair and my responsibility, :.ad not that of 
someone c!e&'* Did you iwaiJ" thatl A. Some 
of that 1 think I Land, 

Q. Concerning year charge on filthy lufitUfla, 
*'H others in tbia house 116* it"— 

Mr. Hruchhauscn : Is this A ou^tioaT 

Q, Bid ho suy tail: "II otljLjsr.^ in this housa 
use it, that is their responsibility, Th« state- 
meat tSiat filthy jokes are told tl tlic tabic and 
tlmt the family laugha at these and these only, ia. 
a dsir.nubie outrage and any un who saya that 
such je the case is a deliberate li-P-i- regardless 
(if who lie is and from whence he comes." Did 
you hear thatt A. I remember that, 

Q. Von did not object (4 that statement 1 A. I 
said nothing. 

Q. Did he, say this; "LsojuOfc: Tbia charge is 
vieioujj- I have always been open and abuvebonrd 
about such matter. Brother Van Amburjrh was 
once a prohibitionist. Upon the doctor 'a advice 
hi) takes Lome iatoxieatizg liquor and 1 help him 
to \yt it. Brother Wise has staled that from 
three doctor* he ItM been advised to drink hcer. 
I have furnished li<juor Id Brother and Sister 
Sutljvaj!, especially her when she WU ill, ami lo 
others in the htvuie. Tliat ia my business and 
my responsibility." Did, you hear (belt A. Yes, 
I think 1 heard that. 
Q, Did ho not, speaking directly at you, say I 



Olin It, y.oijlt—Fof Plg.-~Ctot* 

"Ydo denounce n:e a* tl-e 'fid of wine', which 
ia the meaning- of liucehu*, which in the word you 
nae. Ynu had to po to cnytliolopy ond not to 
ihi; Scriptures and Jind this name for inc." Did 
ho say tSijt to youT A. Yea, 1 jruess lie did. 

Q. "Jlytholo^y proceeds from the Devil and 
other wicked spirit*." Did h* »ay that J A. Tea, 
air. 

(j. Did lie sny to you: "Jesus made wine, tli* 
apostle advised titat it he taken in moderation 
And you are welcome to compare their statements 
to that of tiie evil (pints, if van with." Did he 
say that to youT A, I don't rtJDtnbtr tint, 

Q. "If your s'.;"ement is not of the evil Hrnat 
then I! tin not able tin understand it." Did ha 
spy tl.it to youf A. I don't remember tl.aL 

Q. *'jn this soAneetioB, yoar aHig* Afjainal the 
family i« Tldoai And £b1h and rto»'t tiiAt it pr«- 
eeeds from the spirit of the wicked one and is a 
damnable thing," Did ba say that to youl A. I 
believe he did. 

Q. Now, did lie aay this: "Mow I aay (his to 
yen, Meyle, yon have allied yourself with the 
Dtvili }"*a h-VC Willingly, taiOsOMt Any ju:-.t MfL ■.!:;<) 

or excuse evt-Jt, Vr-ilhd rnwa joumeSf frrnA tho 
Lord's or^aiiitaiion, nod you are going hack to 
the Devil 'a organization !o engagn in the prac- 
ticft of taw. 1 have never know?i any man to 
withdfinf froth, ttie tordV OTeaAtiAtiOn *ai JO 
into the Devils organization, ttiAt ftndwl op 
right," Did he say thotl A. I heard that 

Q, Did he Fay; "When you want to continue 
to fipnt for the fiord, there ia not a person in 
this present* tliet helieveu a word of tiLaL" A. 
Y««, I li.l:tk % huird LbaL 



Otin R. Mt><)tc—Ft>? Pltf^Cros* 

Q. Did lie miy; "IIeiu:«f*ftli yvu si mil never 
r^proH^jtt 1iic \1 Atttilowtr by my cnimeiiL" Eid 
he ^oy IhAtl A. Ha did. 

y. Did lie sny l!ii»; "This Bemolu ticn h:in lii^n 
ado;iti;<S. 1 shall folio* it r " A, 1 don't KiiKSiH 
her tlmt. 

{). D»d he nay this to yon: "You have Mjrvnd 
notice to Luavt! £j*Litcniber ]. You nee<t not wait 
hut move uut of the house til is day," UJd he say 
thatl A, Yl l «, I MIK'Jiphtr ihaL 

Q, "If you winJb to jnin the < L neiuy unit fiylat, 
do so." A, Tiiat is ri.urkS . 

tj. "J have i:o n^e for a fjustlfr. I am anro 
th* Lyrd God liaa no u?t; For a ()nilter.*' Did 
Ih l *ay to ;oOT A, I prsatlnher thoL 

Q, Did lie say: "Y»u are u qaitk't." A. I 
believe he [lid. 

Q_ Did I iv say: "You have lurniKheil as rvn 
Mirtttt* that )h* prrtttdrnt of Ihi* oi'jSAuiSntion 
haji not cmidnctad the .Smiely flcrordiAj; to jisor 
hleaa, and I don't think your idean are fierip- 
tqrah" Did he nay tliat to youf A. t don't 
iwaII Hint, 

(J. T'iiil In- JinV thin; "In II* four VisLi-.i tlnst 
yon have been here, I have nover hu-Ard you adt 
ur answer a single Itihle question in tlie ltd in- 1 
home," Did you hear thatl A, I Tememlior 
lliat. 

Q. Dili lie nay Ihiir "Any ninn lliAl fn-rd'nrU 
to Ik of tlse IdOrd'n ori;an ixal io A h nnd who dues 
not attend the stud Ira and dnea not entaKC in 
the ppiriKml disr-nshion in thiA hnsne, hut who 
di-vutcs hinsM'ir :'■; :n» itinera! work, n-nl then 
^riM'ri ;■ I h'i ijI '. il. .. i:itc vith ij^Ikti' to eaii.^e ihi.<->ii-,l 
and to find fault ftith ii;v or^'aALmliun, cuimol 



3ST 

Olin 11. Ifopic—Ftr Pip^Cwtt 

he in the truth." Did h« way that Io youl A. I 
don't maeraheT thot- 

< t K Did he my: "I x3in.ll read thia letter to 
the fanisly «r Itave it p.'sd- Y«l P>ay he ppweat; 
if you wish to defend ye-urae!f- IfviLrcfotib I 
hhnll expert you to ally younsulf with thoKe who 
onpo*C the SoeLct_y as Iwnj na I r-nv lufre." Did 
lie say IhutT A. 1 rentenihcr thot. 

Q. A>id then you said: "I don't csrwet Io nlly 
hiyfi'ir ^itli Kay opposition," Did you uny thatl 
A. T hr-lievc I did, 

Q, Have you nllled >'(HJr*e!f with any oprMiai- 
[ioti f ill depends on what you mcAil hy oppo- 
aition. 

<J. To !h* fjoeietyl 

Jfr. nrncldsHUFscn: I think we have lieen 
over that. 
Mr. Covington: All rislit, 

Q. Did Judtre RnthcrfnrHi pav Ihi*; "Yonrnni- 
piuin abfHit accommoiiation*. You hsv* the hej<t 
roi^m in the houi-e aside frimi toy own." Did h« 
Kjiy Unit tn >ou) A. T rememher he Riiid that, 

Q, "W]i»t S>u>ini'j;s. |ji it of yours what ^osne- 
ht-dv r\tc [mul Thnt js not your husiness." Did 
lie my tli&t to youl A, Yh l *. hi- did. 

Q. "You havo pjine to 1Iu L fnrm and (alkefl 
with Hrnther liopard's wifr Jmut e*«di [ion* 
there. " Did you do IliatT A. Yes, 

Q. Dirl lie say that to youl A, Yen. 

(J. "THuU ik none of your business. If there 
Wftn ftnyjhinp wroni? there you should have nrj. 
lK,rii : d it In imi 1 , Y«u iiave never rejmrti'd it to 
ii»r."' Did tie sAJf tlmt Io yout A. I remember 
that. 



OUn It. Meylt—Ft>T PlJ.—Crvsi 

Q, "If jou were A renl mnfidcntivil norvant of 
the Lord, and of this Society, you wouM havo 
re]rfjrted saeh thin pa, hut you did not," Did he 
say thai! A. I think lie did; yes. 

Q. No*" ,J Qm>tLne; rrom tli« Af>ontle Paul io 
KL|ljslanc^ L s VLMir fri[iri.i;:n nf me in a m::;l]1 tiling." 
Did hi. ptd my thiitt A.I don't rtf-inciiiher thnt. 

(Ji. Did hr- say; "I tftro aotliinfi nbont that. 
The apwstle said: *M«reo\'W it i« rwjuired in 

Htcwanlit tliat a man he faithful, hut with me it 
if A ¥#rv hum 1 1 thing tlmt I idinuld he judged of 
you, or of man's judgment, * • » Ha that 
judjieth me is the Lord.' — 1 Cor. 4:,% 4," Did 
he !)flole that R^rtpliipt to youl A. I don't 
rrincnilMT. 

Q, Din) herunhp thiis*t«trmi'nl, iiqsitiiif; Tionmns 
14:4: "If everythinjr tlmt you have *1nti'il in [l.i.i 
letter were true, that is no esruse fnr vhlt ymj 
have nione. ' Vi'liii art tliou tliat JDdgml nnolhrr 
niiin'n iierv'Antt To hi* own inAstf i' he iHandeth 
or fnlletli.' " Did he soy tlmt tn yoisf A- Yea, I 
rci riomlje r that. 

Q. Then he paid: "Your tliffirislly, Hoyla, U 
[rut, praSkahiy not thai you rmo;ht reeeiTa some 
bodily injury, but Fear you won't be approved 
of men And. Iijlvl" it r-iLzA I hat you are a good 
fellow. In my opinion you are a rellp^onirt And 
not a Cliri^lian." Did he say that to youT A, 
Yrf, nir, he dsrt. 

Q. Did Wifctiain P. HeAth nay this to you: 
"Moyle. I wisl! to propnund io you this ijaesthft! 
Are you a .Tesuilt" A, I remember that. 

Q. And you naM: "Almolutely no, a thousand 

BltlCM from it." A. That is rij^liL 

Q, And did Judgo Itutlierford cay ibis: "You 



Olin R. iloylt—JfoT Pli.— Cross 

iuic;lit esplAin, Jloyle, wliy you were so faioiliflf 
in She eourt with McDonald, purine; hint on tho 
haefc, wiion you knew he was one of the leaders 
in the asBautt On the Lord's orjijanixatioo at 
ModihOA Srjuarc Garden." 

lit. Bruchhanasn : I object to this, if Its 
is Kcsinj? aver it apain. 
The C'rOrt; Qhjeetion suxtained. 

Q. Did be make tliis statement to the Rniird 
of Directors : M Now, hrethren, your ad viee nnd 
this ResniutiOh tit Adopted and will he earriod 
cot" Did he say tiwitt A. y<n t I think f re.. 
member that. 

Q. And thereupon Jodco Rutlwrford, or did 
Judpe J5a(lior;ord order you to he di?ehnrc:ed as 
leerd eountiH iiir the eorporalinnT A. IIo dwJ, 

Q. And did he or^Lcr you that in harmony 
with the Ttexolution your relationship was to be 
immedi.ittJy tertninatdh- 

The Court: tVe have boen all o^'er tlmt. 
Hi- left there that day. U that all! 

Mr. Coviltglnn; No, that io not all. 

The Court: How much [onp'r do ynu 
expect tn bel 

Jfr. Covineton: On a fen' more mnt- 
leri- that mipht take some connidemble 
lime. Tliftre have been so mnry tbinjr« 
written I '■■::! I want lo inc|uire about them. 
t enn'l finish (his afternoon. 

Tim fiourt: Hnvf Tonp dn ynu think it 
will take youf 

Mr. (Winston: I think 1 will finish 
williin nn ];nur. 

The Court: I will adjourn now t if you 



2W 



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Si 



QH*. R. Hotfli— For Piff.—Crsia 

both will proiv.i>e vou will get youriielveR 
together and nul repeat anytluaig by Ihie 
ji,ur_;L:n; 

Mr. Covinjrion r Yes, sir. 

The Court: We -,vdi od;ourn un'.li 10 
o'clock tomorrow inorniiie;. Fleam) ito not 
diseusn the C4ui« even ainongxl yourmdve*. 

(Whereupon, fin adjournment van takun niiUl 
10 il, irj. F Friday, ilny 1-i, 10-lrt.J 



Friday, May H, l&SS 
10 o'clock A.M. 

{Turn, Heeuji eh. ) 

OLIN R. MQYUi, the pmisttfr, resinned Mm 
eiiuiil jliliI Il'-sI if;if.l further ■■ follow*; 

CfHt-fxemination {Coirtinuff}} far Mr. Cnviny- 
tam 

Q. In (bat your sitfnaturft en 1ho.l JetterT A. 
A. Vejs, that is my signatan?. 

Q, Mr. Moyto, when you resided, did JfM e*- 
jieci Id put pressure Upon jwdjre. iEutlierfonl by 
throwing tlit burden of o number of (Ha into 
ilia lap that yon were handlingt 

Mr. Brachliausen : I object to the form 

OT tl.l: ^MtSlLO'Tl. 

The Court: Tm. It ifl bad in form, 

Q. You dill liavc a j^reat number of cows tlujt 
were under your supervision, did you mot I A. 
I did. 

Q. And yon, of court*, knew that when yOU 



0U R. iloylc—Fer riff.— Cross 

li.'TL tlnri- would he tlli one there to handle them 
cucept (lie Jod^e, imlci-a someliody ehie. were 
brought in, is that correct T A- TLial would be 
correct. 

The Court: S[n'ah Bp. 

'file Witness: Yea, tluii is correct, 

Q, Did you, i-Kpi'ut liijn to turn (heac over to 
you oiler you left nr judf yon to handle some of 
theiul A. I offered 1o, in ejusn he wanted nie to. 

Q. And did you not ripeel to linve. him rati 
you buck on recount of leaving tiki* great bunlm 
of work on him! A, No. 

Q. Vol, did notf A. Mo. 

Mr, Covington; Wc oifer in evidence 
litter dated July 23, 133*, to Mr. on J Mrs, 
0, W. Ciiamherg, signed by tha plaintiff, 
Olin T(. Moylc. 

Q. What do you have in fWHf lumd now* A, 

Letter dated Aupjut 11th, nddn-fuctl lw CMibui- 
bur*, pistil by bm. 

Mr. Rmelihimjiea: I liave do objection 
to tliU first IHttr. 

(LaltM diited July 2S h liiJ9 h reefiTrfl in 
CTJ6talL6t a^id markftd Lefendante* Exhibit 

Mr, Coviiiffton : Vt'c offer in emdepoe 
k-tttr dlfttcd AniLrudl J1, 1033, idemtiued by 
ti...: witness. 

Tho Ooart: ",V";!Li: ?.!r. BnelibouEen in 
re*din!f tlsftt you rfifty ok^ Inn uliont tLii. 

Q. \lTiat nla you hive in your hand nowT A. 



(Xim R. l/ojfle— For Plf.—Cro$t 

I have a letter addre&ned to Confnl:r, no duta, 
isif^ied hy me. 

Q. Wbot ibiy wa« L; vcitlt&l A- WedniMidny, 
Ul 

Q. Aftpr UftLtUlij-.lLii£ ; rn:rnc]f M'itli [Jjij i*n- 

Imli, cun you 111 tlie djilo approxlniately tkut it 
vnn written f A. I b*1ii>v< tliat would be Au^unt 
Mi. 
Q. What yrarl A. 1939. 

Mr, Gorfnglfm: I offer thnt in ovi- 
denee. 

Mr. BnwjlthAHiseii: No vbjwlion ti> let- 
ter nf August ! L: ■;. 

(HimtivpI in fiidcTir* iiurl murkeil Dit- 
feodantu* Exhibit D-'J.) 

Q, \Tbnt i>5 tlwit Unit you luive in ynur bapiM 
A. Tliis in tlie «>[>>' of a mnpnsiiiir-, "The Hvrfilt] 
nf Cliri*t'* Kinj|pi«n," Auffuht, 11141. 

,\l r. Hruchliau*eD : No objection to Uiii 
ntdoial b!tti?r.) 

{Received in e?idenee and marfced De- 
fendant*' Exliibit B-10,) 

11 r, Covinjfton: I offer in evidence tie 
jpuiidr tmftl of thi« unafiiziue. 

II r. Uruedbaujiifft: What part aro yau 
offeruiK ' 

Mr, Covin tloh: Just the part excised. 
Mr, Ilruel ibauaeu : No objeetjer,. 
Tj.e Court: Pnt a circle about I he parti 
that you offer, 
Mr. Covington: Yes. 



393 

Glin a. Moylc—For Flff^-Croit 

Mr. BruclihauflCP : I object to the other 
p,.rl thai ift eaeirelMl. Tluit i* somebody 
else's idea. 

The Court: Tii4?r* i* no, ohjeclion to 
the Imttutn eircleT 

Mr. Bnielihau*ea: No. But wa eiua't 
Iw rosp° Iui 'i 3 ' e f° r crcrytliinir tint ia 
printed in ft jtrnffftiine. 

The i:ourt: The obiectinn to lii* tort 
one is KimLaiftrd. Yon may hare tlie («p 
one marked for iden t i ficutiOTj so you will 
he*p your record. Mark the bottom one 
in evirknc* ftnij tb* top one for identifi- 
cation. 

(Marked jeApKliveiy Defendant*' Ki- 
lubit 11 in Evidence and Defendnnli ' Ei- 
hihit 12 for Idenl iibjation.) 

J.!r. CVrinf;E«n : I niifil'it ftH. & few ^a^K- 
tionJi and lev a Tiri'dicftto for tliaL It may 
elii":rifie the ruling. 

Tins Cniirt: Ah it is now, il in nnt eom. 
potent but you iruy *i=t any (location* yOft 
wish, 

Q. ilr. Movie, [Lid jm |iemnit yonr name to 

bo enrriei.1 in (bisi DHBOanc aa one of the *peftk> 
<fH^ anil Leetureris for the I'tujtoral Bible In&ti- 
tnti-T A. T did. 

Q. And ivere you ajjpointLtl by the Pastoral 
Bible Innlitut* as such a apeakerl A. I wan. 

Q. A* a peraon that wiw generally — 

The Court; Instead of doine; that, let 
him read the top one. Bead Exlabit I>-l2 
for Idi-iitibcalion, 

lir, Covington: Very irelL 



3M 

00.1 IL Jfo;y?e— For Fif. — Crat* 

Q. Tm the document marked D.12 for Idtntili. 
caiion correct T A- It i*, n* far a=i I hnnw. 

Q, And that w-aa with your ficrrointtlon, in that 
correct I A. Yna mean iliin utati^inont ht-rc! 

Oj. Vet A. I wan rnever anked anything about 
it, no one aaid anylhinjr about it. 

Q. Yon have h^-a iiial nifL^Ti >: i [n- Indort: yonr 
narjicj a[)t«.™r\-d in there, didn't you I A, Yes, 
air, 

(J. And yon have also seen the inside cover u 
il in tli ere, have y«u noli A. Yc*. jsir. 

Q. And yon knew that LlaU-inent appeared 
OV«r \in; r.jijju^ of <"vi-ry H[M-t-i*k, •.:.'{ you :;i>tt 

TJir Court: It in marked in evidence. 
Kx''eption t<t the plaint iH. 
Mr. HrwJihatWtn; I will withdraw the 
ohji'dion. 

(ItefundanW Kihibit 12 Im iilentilica- 
tion, rwelvs*! in «vidrs>ee a* J>*fHnlojiti* 
Kxbibit 15-12.) 

Q. Iri il not s fact that yuu es fleeted by deliv- 
rriiijr all Ihejte many ram'S tlint you w<rre linn- 
dliifC t" JudjSf liiLlht-rfiirii, that iiC WOltld be 
fflir'nl to turn HMny of ihem over to yuu l<< lian- 
die eM-ii tlioufjb, you alionbi Ipjivc Jhtln-ll A. 
Ko, 1 didn't bin's any blea of iLiut eort. 

Q. Did yfju not Btate this! "J KH-Vr- hLin a liit 
of ihc niajur 6»H*t peatlini; and t"W him I could 
and nouhl hojidli- inoHt nf (hem if he ta d^fired 
il, ll'- i:::ii be fa nverbeated tiiat he will xiiy, 
'.\H»thi]is doinp; a» (0 W of the eauea.' If be 
dnec hp is guJnjf to have one heck of a job 
atraifihtcnine thing" -jut-" Waa tliat yuur *en- 



0/ia R. ttoyle—Fttr rif^-Cron 

titrtCflt (bcu, on July 23, 1K»T A. If I atated 
tlist in that letter, 1 presume it was. 

Q. Wiuit diil jtmi icieao by making that atale- 
nitnll H'hil KaB your intention! 

Mr. Hruclihanjii-n : I *uii;ujt it apeaka 
fur .i.-vlf. 

The Court: Why don't yon read lbs 
exhibit to the juryl 

.Mr, Coriae^un: I nlialL 

(iii-ad* UiilcndaHt*' tiiiibit D-S to lbs 
jury.) 

(j. Dot's, Hint refresh, your memory! A. \'es_ 

(Mr. tiovinjrton tliercupon reads De- 
fcntlaali' Kxhihit D-10 to the jury.) 
Q. YwUrday jnu tautHBtd chc ca*e of Mr, 
liroad, n I'ionetr, who had left lielbtil to get 
married, ia that correct! A- Vea, air. 

Q. And yuu charge in your letter^- It be ths 

onG ibiil you bisd in mind ia y^ur letter a« ba*- 
mg made nppliention to pioneer is New York 
and denied that privilege ! A. That ia the ona 
1 bad in mind. 

I., 1 '"I.l,i in tin only one, is tint correct I A 
Tim", in all I caa recall 

Q, That is the one you had J A. Yen, sir, 

Cj, How "unj had he beca away from BtiUn'] 
ia Vj¥J, duly Slit, when you wrote the letter! 
A 1 don't rieall. 

Q r Wa. it somelirae of jn*t a short tinie, ynor 
beat judgment! A, I dsnt remember. I thinlc 
it wat a year or mnre. 

Q, Ix it not a, fact that you know that lie never 
did begin pioneering until February 4, 1S40I A, 
I don't know thaL 



JI.-J 



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Olio II. tioyte — rW f^J". — LVom 

Q. An' vim fmuitiar with 'hid type of a docu- 
ment that I hand youl A, I believe I have ihi 
em- or two of theme, p 

Q, Whose signal ur« appears thereon T A, Ed- 
ward Broad. 

Q, Wl>»t it the datel A, February 4 l!MC r 

The Court: This is elcorly incompe- 
tent, sUjltws he know* his signature, it 
souse-Shir.,.; about iL It is slimed by that 
nums. Yu n don't know whether that ii 
In* tigMtan at not, do yout 

The Witness: I do not. 

Mr. Covington; We will have, it 
marked Tor identi ftealinn at this time. 

(Marked Defendants' Exhibit D-13 for 
iiii : :itifi.±£itioti_j 

itr. Covington; We will prove it and 
kIhjw the material ity of it. 

The Court: Why don't you wait In- 
stead of marking it for identifier I. vnl 

You may. if you want to. 

Mr. Covington; I will toko the BUggM- 
tiCH of your Honor. 

(Defendants' Exhibit D-13 for itlt-n-tift- 
culJort withdrawn.) 

The- Court r You ran prove it later on. 

. Q. Yon were asked if you tooth a ti»t of nemea 
from Bethel and you said you. did not. I will 
ask you if your «»n of anyone for you look a 
list of names. 

The Court; H yoa know, 

it r. Covington ; If you do know. 



OH* It. iloi/lt—For Pl^.—Cfott 

A. I don't know of anybody taking » list of 
names. 

Q, Did Any one deliver you a list of names 
that had come from BetM or lh* Watch Tower t 
A. No, air. 

Q. Did you »fiod all of your E,HX) printed 

letters or the 1,500, ratter, to Jehoceli's Wit- 
nessesT 

Mr. Eruehlifluwn; J object to that 
The Court; cjuatnincd, It hns oSreudy 

been gone ovrr several I mien. 

What is Sl-nt tl.nt counsel handed youl 
Tj.l: WiincM: Ab envelope addressed 

to Attorney CUrMK* S^ott, Old! Town, 

Maine. 

Q. IVhcne envelope ja that envelope T A I 

wouldn't kjiuw wjii'lki-r it in inino or imiC of 

Harvey Fink's, 

Q, Whose typewriter ia the writing onf A 
Thai )o;.k» Eke my typewriting. 

Q. Ai.d it is to Clarence Scu'tl A. Yu, sir. 

Q. You have Hent out publication* of "The 
Dawn," SijivH? you fM>t, to VftTloUit uf .Ithoi'iih's 
Witnesses 1 A, Publications printed hy thttttt 

tj. Yes. A Yes. 

y. I iii-k you if this. "Messianic Theocracy 
Booklet" printed h? "The Dawn" wa* attached 
to your printed letter to this exhibit that you 
liave just now «idet) tilled and was sent out hy 
you i-'i ltn;»e printed letter^ thai you mailed. A. 
It was, 

Mr. lSi'MtiiliA'jsi :i: I don't know what 
relevancy thit luin. T don't know what 
year it ia. 



Oliu II. Hoyk—For Pif.—CroM 

The Court: Taere is another thing. It 
is a&l an oiliibit You have referred to it 
at an edutnt, 

M r. Covington : We oiTcritnowin evi- 
denoft. 

Mr. KratLfco.us.iin : Thert is no data. 

The Court: So yan know when, that 
was sent out! 

The WltatM; Ttierc in no :!ate poark,id 
on il I don't recall That was alUjr 
S«:ptett^teJ , , J3*3- 
Q. That was when yon started making thorn t 

Mr. Brachhansen: I will withdraw tta 
ohJKlion- 

(Kec&ived bi evidence and marked De- 
fendant*' Exhibit U.13.) 
Q. Ifr. Moyle, did you know that a plea of 
guilty hy Mi. Eugfcoc Orrell would iajule and 
prejudice the h;o-m« of tke other two defendant* 
jointly charged with hunt 

Mr. Bnjihhatisea : I object to that 
The Court: Objection Sustained, 
Mr, Covisgloa: Exception. 

Q. I show you the Watch Tower UWgastM en> 
titled iL Sna.re»" of November IS, 1933 f— 

The Court; 1* that the one in «ri- 
deseeT 

Mr. Ce^aj;to»: Yes. 
Tlie Court; That it Exhibit 5 of tha 
plaintiff f 
Mr. CoTingtpn: Yes, 



Q, W'Jiat Jiai't of tSiat mucins rtferrftd to 
your eondin'tiiig a cans in court ll*t you, «m. 
plnined nljout in your complaint? 

ifr. iJruchfcauscn : I submit it it al- 
ready a part flf tito answer, if your Honor 
pleats, 

Tiwi Court; Tkfc txhihitl 

Mr. UrucbknuiiCn: N* h the part whiok 
in caonplaiiMd about. Tltat il evident 
fro:ii Urt complaint. 

Tl;a Court; Jt is part of the compluist, 
that is ri.i;;iL 

il:. ISruclihuuJjcO : It is alleged and 
*£L forth in tJte eoisipljiint, as I recall it 

Q. I will ask llii.i (juestion, Mr. Moyle. la 
re'ersnee t<i tkft atttclc entitled "Snajea" you 
knew, of course, that your conduct of the cftae 
at Madison Sfjuarc Ga^l^n would be a matter 
for inquiry in this a«tinn, did you not, nnd 
would iw involved in tlu» n:".Lu.i. 

Mr, Brnclihaasan : I object to tie 
question. 

TJia Court; SuHtained. 

Mr. Covingtcn: I vxeepL 

Q. Yoai tfjitifjed yesterday in reference to 
glorification of ukobol, as you termed it, and 
bltljy and dirty sloricn at the Betliel bibte. 

iCr, l.lr-j::;ihauscn : I object to it on tku 
gi'ouad tlust wo have hpeo. nil dvct thit. 

The Court: I think ha i* just laying 
the foundation. Listen to the question 
and then I wiU see if this has been testi- 
fied to before. 



■too 

OUm B. Maylt—Fof Fi^.—Cmie 

Q. How long have yoa lotovri Harvey Finkl 
A, Kor hotter tlian S3 yearn, 

ii- When did you begin to visit in his honreT 
A. That is 15 or 20 years ago, off and on. 

Q. Wtien you went back from Brooklyn, after 
August 8j lU3tJ, did you visit in tiis liome frt- 
([Ueiitty 1 A, Ye*. 

Q You were with hiin inost all day at his 
office T A, I liad my oflicc in there. When tie 
was tiie re 1 would be with him, of course. 

{J. 1 witt ask yon whether or not, based on 
your £■:-! | Liu in tunc-i.' with air. Kink, and visiting 
in his bomr, whetbrr or not he luihitnally ki^pl 
and Mrred injunr in Jionte Is visitor* at litoes 
wJien you have been present. A- Xcver when 
1 have been present,, 

(J. At timet when you haven't been present 
you don't know anything aliout that, is that 
correct I 

JTr. Brnehkamen : I object. 
The Court; Sjunlninftd. 

Q. Have you over heard Harvey Fink indulg- 
ing in tin- telling of dirty and Milky stories 1 

Mr. ISnichhausen: I object. 
The Court: Sustained, 

Q, You have made epeechea before a&scnibUc* 
of Jelmvah'* Witne**«*, l*ve you notl A Yes, 
sir. 

Q r And you made a speech in HL17 Isefor* the 
ColumhuK Convention of Jehovah's Witnesses 
at Columbus, Ohio, did yoa not! A I believe 
1 did. 

Q. And on what snbjecll A I believe the 
topic wax, "Counsel to Publishers." 



■101 
Olin R, itayie^For Flgs-Cron 

Q. How toany ptopte were present at tint cw- 
itunhlyt A, I tton't raffltmber. I think there 
were lii.OOQ; or so. 

Q, Did you tnnke a public speech nt any other 
convention T A. I have. 

(J. What other convention 1 A. Madison 
&o,aare {iarden. 

Q, Wlial VII tlie H,uhjoct or that ngsceehl A 
"UaautfJcfng Hypocrity," or jkhih; nunie tike 

tlial, 1 hnvc forgotten. 

Q. J) id you make n hfMirrij on tlie- tuhjret of 
"1'ublio Kneuiy Mo. l"f A, Maybe llurt wbj 
the title. 

(}. And what w-ae the suhji-rl nuvtlert A. 
The subject matter was false religious organi- 
sations an heinj; I'uhlie Enemy No. 1. 

Q. And to wliom did you refer in ytrur speech! 

The Court: How in this rtltvaatl 
Mr. ilrnthfcaustu: 1 ohjeel to it- 
Mr. Covington: 1 am going to show 
tlie relevancy of iL 
The Court: Objection sustained. 
Mr. Covington; We e^ept, and 1 
would like to thow the rtlvVancy. 

The Court; Ne*l u,uestioa, please. We 
have given you wide latitude. I want 
everybody to have a wide lafiluije, but we 
must have some semblance of order lu'rii. 

Q. How many people were present al that 
Convention! 

The Court: The objection has been 

sustained. 

Mr. Covington: We want to show he 
wan widely known amongst Jeliovah'i 



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Oli-n R. J/0jfJc— -J'at Pitf, — Cross 

Witnesses and this is offered in gux de- 
fence of privilrjjc, end it i» very competent 
In ulinw his wide reputation. 

The Court; I think it will bo conceded 
lbol lie was widely IcnoMTL 

)-r. Bruelihsusen : \Ve will accept the 
eimeessionj aid it it part of an admiasion 
in the answer. 

The Court: He. is now allowing yoa b 
paper. Whit is itl 

The Witness; It is a pamphlet dated 
.vov,:i.ii(.: !), 1Q3S, iddrewed l* FY1usJsli.11 
D. lloosevidt, President, uf the Veiled 
ijUiteis, with my Mgiudun, «."■ pelted sig- 
nature, at II iv bottom. 

The Ci/ttrt: You wrote i'.t 

The Witness : Vol 

Q. That wan circuited throughout the entire 
United :-,:l.k-:., was it null A. At iba direction 
uf the Society, ycj, 
Q. And by Jehovah's Witnesses t A. Ye*, 
Q. Did you have a boyhood neltool chum hero 
in Now York wins was not o«a of Jehovah's 
Witnesses that you viiitcd fraaui.-Dl.ly! A. A 
boyhood sehoQl ehamt 

Ttt4 Court; While you were at BeulielT 

Q, Willie you were at Bethel, who was not one 

of Jehovah's Witnesses, with whom you had 
Konc m school out in Ih* Jlid-Westl A, I don't 
rcnieijiiicr. 

Q. Hid you over visit nnyltody in Queen* that 
had been — who lived in (Juecn», durinjr Ihe lime 
yen were at Hidli*! — who wai not one Of Jeho- 
vah'* Witnesses! A So, I don't remember. 

Q, Who you. had |J0ue to *ciiool witht 



Qlin It, Ifeylr—Far Fif^-Crvu 

The Court: Ii« does not remato^tr, 

Q. Ih it not a but tint ana of your ground* 
of eompln i n t against tho iiociety wot tji* fiu;t 
that a <i'jo!a of CD hour* per month preaching 
the 1 j- ■:■ l- ; .i - : 1 from hou:,o to houni was ?tt and Ihul 
ia on* of your reAnoai for leaving Bethelf 

The Court: Before he leftl 

Mr, Covington: Ye*. 

A No> 

Q. Did you have any objection to that quota f 
A \\'d'. t I thought that it wils c«Luhlij<hiojr oji 
artificial standard, you miehl say, for Chrij;iLsm 
work, 1 hail tint objection, but it wo* not * 
^c^inus enoujrh objection to — 

The Court: Yoq had that objftSiiua, 
That Lh on anawer. 

Q, Bo you and your wife desire to return to 
and became a pact of tin: WaLrh Tourer O'fiiui- 
iiaiicm arid JeEiovah't* WiliussscijI 

Mr. Hmcniiannen: I flbjoct to the 4)aas- 
tion. It in not at issue here. 

Q. Wh^n was it t]gii you and your nrlf* 
rocciiad the conclusion that you no lon|rcr do- 
K-ired to become a- part of and be a. part of the 
WoJeJi Tov;*r orgftfti**tion1 

air, Bruchhausen : Objected to. 
Tfi* Court; Sustained, Wo nave been 
over that very carefully, 

Q. You rtiilE eitxtn an damnjrcM (bo fact that you 
are now shunned and avoided by Jehovah f i Wit- 
UHCll 



CWi* & itayts—For Ptf.—Crat* 

Air. Brn dih anMn ; I tubroit tlie com. 
plaint ifniakt for iistif. 

The Court: Suatained. We h:i-.ii lus'i: 
all over :!;..".. 

Q. Vol; IceUfbd that yon attended atudiia in 
.\lil»aukj-H! nflor you returned (hrrc in 1SI5D jiail 
inl'ijTie Sr|iH-iiiljcr Ifjlh, for tiit purpoaa ot de- 
iL'^iuniiip; whether or not I In; H)».'1rinei were 
rk'ht, i« llial eorrertt A, I ilun't rceaJl tcjitify- 
inx In tint, 

Q. Wkfst did yrm sav you dirdT What diil yosi 
nitend tiie^e mttliagit fori A. HUiiv (he timu 
Bujnjn, 

Q. Betvn'n AtdCAsi Slh and September JlJtU. 

The C«url; When you jjiil itack to iiii- 
wnsikfe on K*r>ioLLLln>r lfi, lDliL 1 . 

A, Dcciuine I ccni-idfT'.-il iiiVL-rlf i'iil a part of 
the or^nmiotion, wax int*r*3tt*d in if* lekehn:e>, 
wuntcd lo k-arO nnd (o woiL wi(h tlicin. 

(^. Yon were not inier£>fcti4 in nil of its. teach- 
in e>, were vmil A. There were Hfliue that I did 
not BJ,TC4 with, 

l^. CcmiittK mm- to the WhIj-Ji Ti»wer rnipi^irje, 
you know, do- you ii«!, that the Welch Tower 
uuj^sjne is the channel of camraunication be- 
tween Jehovah \ WilrtfjuitB tod the Wntch Tower 
rsh.lu k Tract Society, Ino.f A, Yea. 

Q. And that vna employed an a means of pro- 
viding 1hcui wifli S.(drilua[ ftmd, wns it nolT A. 
A meanfl eni]jioyed of ])rovidinjf limn with ilfi 
inlernrejetion of in* l!ihle r yes. 

Q. Al I he 1inws tlmi you were rounsel, how did 
you regacd the ^ T atcli To"*'tr uf n mean* uf eolfl- 
tj^anication httweoa the Watch Tower BibLe & 



405 

CHi» R. Mai/lc—Far PIJ 1 .— Cr<t&$ 

Tmct S<H:iflty and Jehovah '■ WlLneflieal A. I 
rej^rdud it — 

Mr. BrnehlRiiuen; 1 object to it. 

The Court: He lulu already answered it. 
1 I hint v.'* have ltenn over thin thoroughly, 
ko I am gajtij; In .^u.-iuin an objection to it 

Ifr, C'H>vin(!(t.a.: U'e *sr*pt. 

(J. Tl» Watch Tower inapnzine was not did' 
trihuted puhht-ly, upoi: the atreete, that is, vra» it. 
in duly or 19391 A. 1 don't remember juni when 
that be^an. 

Q. U wsw niA !u ri-t'resh vaQT nu-tiKiry— v.a.1 
it not in February, i;J4fl\, thai the Watch Tower 
hei^an to be dislnhuEed an the public alrec^Kl 
A. I eoiiidn't recall. 

Q. Hid you ever see it on Ihe sti-wta prior to 
fclitanlKr 151 li and Oriober 15, 1S381 A, Thai 
I don 't renmnher, 

Q. The Watch Tower wan id"* Htudied in the 
luwieHoT the people tlirauRhmut the eatire Unitixl 

Still m, Wim It not f A . T IwdieVe hi 1. 

Q. iliiv, 1 iiuiiiy niih|i;iiiLi-H of JelmVah'^ W:\- 
nenses were there in (he 1'nilrd RtnUn at ihc tllftt 
you were general Counsd, uji to AiutkhI .S, 1S3U, 
if you j'eiiicnilier, a;>|>rojEiiualeJyt A. I don't 
know. 

Q r To rcfrciih your rereileetiora, was tber* m- 
ernl hundred, if n«t w^'eral thoiinundJ A, There 
were f|tiite n nutiiltcr of tlieni, I bad nothing 1u 
do will} thiit de|iartlnehl. 

Q. There were ronjrrej;Bti«ni; and companies 
located from one end of the county to the other, 
in every stab? of the I'nion, weren't there f A I 
lielieee that i» right. 



MM 

OJi'it R. Mvylt—PoT Plg.—Cnt* 

Q. And in aildition, connected with those eon- 
pretfttionn, atlendeil by Jehovali'a Wilnesues, 
liiere were ab,o indivjdiw] studies in each eom- 
uittniLy, were there not, in the homes of the people 
wher* they gathered together in the bomim I A. I 
remember such studies, yen. 

(J. And that was the. poliry throughout Ihe 
entire United KsuIck, to have au»;h studies, in 
addition Nb ihe reijuiar Wateli Tnwtr eOasrega- 
lion uiee1in.pi at tite liajls, it tint eOrreetT A, 
That is correet- 

Q. T>itl the \1Vlrli Tower mapazino of each 
i*KU0 contain an nrticle that was made the basis 
Of ntudy before eAi-b eompruiy — 

The Court : TYe hnve hern ail orer that, 
Tiiat luat )*en testified to fully. The Court 
will object itself to the rjae.i1ioii r 
Mr. Covi«e/ton; We eieent- 
The Court: You doubt litat you hftiie 
'■., ■■'.':! all over that, sirl 

Q. To rcfrenh your rocollN'tinit I hhow you an 
"Informant," duts^i -Taunary, 1940, and (isk you. 
to look ni (he pnjrc, the hack pnpe, where it says 
*' Wider Distribution Dcjjins February." 

The Court: Have you seen lhat before 1 
The Witiieiis; 1 don"t remembe- se*injf 
this, 110, 

Q, Tour «ounis*l Itsked us to ftdn^it the £caiaino- 
nesa of thaL 

>Ir. Bruchhiuseu: I object to tit* state- 
ment Of counsel. 

The Courtl PleMe dou't raahe. sUeh 
sts,tem*a!La. You hmve at question and you 



407 

Win 1C. Meglc—t'or I'ljf.—Crou 

Imve an nnuwer. There is no teiLiion why 
you should itiakc any tuch slaleuient, 

Mr. Co vinfton ; W e eiuL-pL 

'ihe Court: To your statements 1 1 ex- 
cept to your statement. 

11 r, C*vi ngton : Hay 1 hare, th e- " WutoJi 
Toner" coniaining Hie article designated 
''Information"! 

The Court: Yoo mean Eibibtt 1 of the 
pluhititf T 

Mr, Covin jckm : I thought i t mi Eiiu bit 
3, 

Tke Court: That is September 1st issue. 
Id 'hat what you are referring tot 

Air. Covington: October 15th. 

The Court: That ia Plaintiff'* Ex- 
hibit 1. 

Mr, Covington ; Y«. 

The Court: lit refers to Plaintiff '■ Ex- 
hibit L 

Q. That is Plntn tiff's Exhibit 1 that yon have, 
and that in made the biwia of the 15 mt catb,e of 
BfitioiL "H'hot part» — Vou al!ej*e in Vniir eoia- 
ploint that certiiin purta of Ihnt am fain:. What 
ports of that nrticle can you advise now that are 

f L. I r.M t 

}.fr. Brudthausen : I abject to thaL 
The Court: The objection is sustained. 
F.*ccp1i0n l* defendunt, 

Q. 1 «how you iinw the ' L S nareii " nrtiel* of No- 
vcmber 15th " Walch To.w c r"— 

The Court: J'loiattH'* titltibit Lt 
Jlr, Covingtad: Yea. 



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Q. (Continnrflg)— 4D<1 aft > ,|>u to identify tpio 
pui'lii Iheraof thnl you claim to be fiJrnj in you: 
enuiiilajnt. 

Mr. JlrurhruLiiN-'n . frame objection, 
Th; 1 Court! Kami* rulins. 
Mr. ( 'nvinprton : We tsw^t, 

Q. Have yrm ever ittnidoc] Jiny rtf tin 1 utmlieji 
i lint uir H'li-ni LlicU'iI in tin- li nines of (lie Jieopli*, 
nnjih fltsii tiki- Wuleh Tourer iiH'rtinjr* in ihe 
tone; f egal i,">n» t 

The Court: Pis tlie <i»K", 

(J. At uny lime prim' l« JsimrHibeT l'it Ifflflt 

A. Yes, t think I have. An; 1inie prior In Na- 
vriuhcr IS, liKEIf 

(J. Yi-n. A. St untie* in I lie home. 

Q, T<M. A. Vex. 

CJ. Thei*r ^liwlii-* in I lie In iino were iisanily 
nninun rwople tiuil -Jul imt ntli'nd the Wnkb 
Totver "liiili™, \»*>'l tljiH correotl A. Tiny W«rt 
dAdUftrd for tlie c nprvm kn^e of people who did 
nnt rOfflllaHj" attend ilic regular U'HA Tower 
utilities ut Ihe Kingdom Hall Not tile meeting" 
tlml I ulttailni, 110. 

(J. Wb» it not Ihe poliey of (he Society 
tliroii^liiHit the country to eondnct nsch oludiea 
fi.r llit licni'lil tif people knnil-n 3s "t!ood Will," 
known Lhrnuphoul (he cntini t'nited States* A- 
I iLtiilcrptanii ahem were such stwlii'H, 

(J. Ilo ynu knim' who the people of "Good 
Will" are fir a! h'a*t you know who the Society 
ha* in mind when they refer lo people of "Cood 
Will" pri»r to November 1.', 1&39, do yDO molT 
A. 1 believe 1 (3o- 



Oiii, fl, MttyU—Fot Ptfj—Cnt* 

Q. And ■n-'inl distinction or liilTerenta was. 
there between penplo of "flood Will" m;l ■'Je- 
hovah'* Wiirm.'KHiTil A. I believe tin- Society 
tlpeury was (Imt Jehovah 'n Wilne*"** oro on an- 
noisitcd elan* who m apcnls «f tied in preaenl- 
ing ;ho alnuwjcr, til ill the pcnplo of "tiiind Wilt" 
ore pc»|ili; wild uru fuvuraUy minded Uiwordt 
tick], Iil'Lii^ — ■ 

TLe Court: Von im»n jironpeetsv* 
me3Lil>urst 

Tlie W[tlW«t: It would amount to that, 
[irucliciHy, JPW, 

Q. Ami they UTrr [M'ti.[il<.' [liat were irnereste<i 
in tlie Kwii'lv 'k activity, we» (hey not, (KM>[>le 
of "UimiiI Will"T They we-fe not thoie tlini flp- 
jjnsiMl i1, were they I A, N«t according to their 
tU'lliiititiii. 

Q. Anil tliey urn' nut 1ln>i«> tl.it were indiiler- 
ftnt lo the- iSoeioly, were iheyT A- I Mievi; thut 
ii rlgiit. 

Q. Rut Ihey wprc fienplA IbnL had no nelive 
intcri'Ht in the Wutcli Tnivrr Hi hie i Trawl ijoti- 
cty'n puhliiiitiun arii.i nfl:i:1:i ■-, K Ii :.l riflit I A. 
Yrs, tir, HccnrdiPjf I" the Vi'atoli Tower defiiii- 
lion. 

Q, Sl-ii who did not fin nut like Jthorch'f Wit- 
jiepsen from Iiouim: to hnuii*, is tiial eorrMtl A, 
I tiviif y<! timt is- torrect, 

Q. And (hey daptndod for their Duntcnanoe or 
the .npi ritual foml thut 1hey j^'H from J 1? hovali > 
Wilneaaea wlio broujfLl *' '" ilmru h}' cjJLinc; c,l 
their Lome, in tint correct! A. Icm'l uuwtr 

tint. 



Olio it itoyte-For ,PIff,—Cfat$ 

Q. ] inn talking ilIicmiI the rwliey an yrni undur- 
it(w>d it, jirigr tO N'oVc-inhiT l.tj I'J'ii'J- 

Mr, BrueltluLSMrn: It cull* fur the op- 
ernti'iE'i <pf the miisd of (lie rct-i p£">i t , 

Tlie t'tiurt: Ap.parnHl)' lie i-nri'i an- 
MWL'f 1 1 ii; ijiii-.-itinis. KnpjrtuiE yoii rcrr,'ii<ie 
it. WInlJ In- wunlw (<i liiuiw in uhi-Uii-r 
ji.ti kimw whether thai wim the pnliny of 
Jcln»%iil i V IV j UrHxtn. 
Q. 'Wn* it iimle in IojhJ ninmiKHt JHiMTdli'ti ^Vpt^ 

(leMMin 1lNil illC Irf-nplt of "Ijlinrt tt'itl" i|r-|H'iir]nl 

ait .1 uhovii Ii '» XVitnenHii t's hrinjs m Ihr-u. s 1 is f- 
itunl JToikI in the fonn of \ia III inilia|p« nf Ihe 
tVnLtJi Tower Itihle & Trurl Kuiii-ty rit tlieir 
hnines, iiui't thut enrrrctT A, I hi-liisi'e llm1 ™* 
■umleriitijiHL muonpst tlicm, yr». 

Q. Ami Hint van the prui'lice, iim't Uiat IrueT 
A, 7*«, sir. 

Q. And frwiiwHlli' if a pemon tliowed imii*iuil 
inlemri, n *1nd>' wan tooduelfd in bin hnmc 
uln'if otlu-ra were invited, i^ that forrertl A. 
Btffht 

Q. And what publications n-ere nsunJly sln- 
difrl, if y«U reideinherl A. Timst* of lh<' orfiatai- 
zatioa. 

Q. And bnoWetil A, And hooldtt-, yn. 

q. Ajid Watch Tower* 1 A, I don't know 
about Watch Towen, whether they were used 
t>r not. 

Q, "ftrbat do you Tio5d in your haudl A, A 
printed copy of Uie Charter of tin 1 YVale.ji Tower 
Bihihh & Tract Society, Int. parrmrtinE to 1* a 
copy of iU 

Hr. BrBtbh».u»eii: Which «I14 ia that! 



Olin R. Sletfi—Por Ptg^-Crnsa 

Mr, Coviuotou : Ttie t*eii£LEyl7iuiia oji- 
poratioa. 

The Witneit: Th» FeflaaylTania cor- 
poration. 

(J, i(ave you evur F**n that before 1 A. Yea, 

air, I til ink I have. 
(j. Aa attomey ( weft yen familiir already 

with tilth daartcral You w'wre, w«e J'OU notf 
A. To aoiiio extent, yea, 

ilr, Coviujjtoft: \t'e offer that in trif 
dense. 

The WitncBs: Tlia copy I uow hn-pa in 
ray 1 1 m id appears to l«j a printed copy of 
tSie cWtor 0( the Wuttli Tower iiibio & 
Tract iioeiely, la«, foffnerly FerjipJo'i 
Pull: It AsHociation, 

The. Court: That ia 1 K*w York cor- 
pc-rjitioat 

The Witney: Thai ia the New Yort 
corporation. 

Mr, Co^iogton: We offer that also it) 
evidence. 

Hf. EraehhaiiEen: No objection to tha 
Erst uM of the PeausylvBnin oorjiorati on. 

(li:ceiTed in ovidesiea and mirted De- 
CiadaaU' iixbibii D-l-i.) 
Q. l>urme; the titne that you acted aid counsel 
for the Waidi Tower Bibl* & Tract Soeiety, Inc, 
(lid yon handle claim in the State Department 
U 0<;hair of Jehovah "n Witneaaen againit tha 
(jjjvdninient of ijenfiany for confwcatijiK the 
property of (ho Watch Tower iiihlts ii Trtct 
^cnitt\ _ in 1D331 



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Olix II. iferiU—F<,r Pltf.— Cross 
lir. BrsdihnnMn: I object to it. 

The Coul-l: Til* ohjl'l'.tii,n is liUislaJned, 

Kjicetxion to (be def^iuijnts, 
Mr. IJraelibnuiJen: Xo oh;ee.tici: tr; tliia 
New York charter. 

(.deceived in evidence an<] niftrked Tk>- 
ftndanti' Eiliibit U-15.) 

Q. Unrine; the time that yon acted aj) cunniri 
lor ihe Watch Tow*r Bible & Tract Society, yon 
filed a number of libel suits, did you not, in be. 
hulf of tlie oi-p;aolzditlonf 

Mr. IS ruc'ii hau sen : I object to Ihrt, 
Tin L Cuurt: tHjjiietic-u anatained. I do 

not see the HMttfuBty of it. Kiicption 

to the lit l'i nu;, r, 1 1. 

Q, Wlwl do j'oa have in ynur hand mml A, 
We!!, it is n carbon copy dutnl April ij, llUJil, 
addreused lo O. IL iloylc, rw »ii;Hature. 

(J, (jjlI j'jju wit nee lie original of [hull A. 
Ye*, I have, 

Q. You have the original 1 A. I believe 1 
Jiave,. 

Q. Will you lei ait bare it A. I do not have 
jt here. 

Q, Tiiis it correct, though, if it sotl A, It 
lnokd correct 

Mr. Covington: We oiler it in evi- 
dence. 

Mr. Bnacnhnusrn: I tbinV th* defend- 
ant will MUKjed* that we ware never 
served with a notice lo produce. 

Mr. B r-.H'hhaunti; ■ It is ejected (* an 
LacojBpelciil, irrelevant uad i rnn' . r .tenaJ. 



4!3 

Olix Ii. Moylr—For Fiff.— Rrdlrtct 

The Court; Well, the objection ii aas- 
tni:ied. Yoo may mark it for idcnlitica- 
li.,:i, 

(Marked Defeadaiits' Exhibit Did for 
Idea tih" cation.) 

llr. Covin e^on; Tiiat if ad, 

ii^iiirecJ tjxwLaaiivn lit; Mr, Brvchhau sen : 

Q. You win anted about pendine; eases after 
you left Bethel, and in thut connection I Jihnw 
you a letter dated Augunl ID, 1933, tu Judge 
F>,itlicrf(irJ, or a copy of iL lint before dning 
so I &iU the defendant to produce the original. 

The Court: Have you the orbjuulf 

Mr. Covington; 1 want to look at the 
letter first. 

Mr, J!rji'iihau.-,iTi : Jt is u-tiiti^iiid in 
our no! Ice to prod are. 

Mr. Covington: You **y it is in your 
notice to produeel 

Mr. Bi-upblmu-ien: Yes. 

Mr. Covington: WiLI you -verify Hint. 

The Court: Introduce tha notice to 
produce in evidence. 

Mr. Coi'i ngton : Here ia the point. W* 
have no objection to IL 

The Cnurt: Ab long as there has been 
a question raised nbout the notice l« pro- 
duee and what it contains, I ajsmne there 
will be something elft*, W t think it's just 
as well that it be offered in OTldeRCe now 
aa at any other time, 

Mr, Covington: We will consent U 
that £OiD# io- 



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Olia E. ifer/le—For Pl§.— Redirect 

The Cour;: Have ywa the DrL^iaalT 

Mr. Corioglan: I h^v*n't hid an op. 
portumly to cearch for it, bat I t acitt a 
it ia all right and there, is uoihiLg ob*4ft- 
(LuiLiihlit t« tlie eooteata and wt wijl let it 
go la. 

Mr. Uruchkauscn: I withdraw the 
olfer lor the moment mid I offer in evi- 
deiive the notice tu produce dated Mn.y 5, 
ISM3, addressed by tka plaintiff's atlor- 
licy to t^ie defe-adonls' attorney which, 
ulHOn£*t other thing*— 

The Court; It *p*aln far itself. Has 
it nn wlrjiiesion of CtrvK* on itt 

11 r. Cuvinglrtn: It w*W served by m:iil 
on SSuturduy before the case begam But 
we ot this tuna object 10 tli* introduction 
of nolicc to produce bccM*** it ia entirely 
uuuitateiial and irrelevant and has no 
phuv Lie Tore the jury. 

Tlw I'mirt: it is immaterial Oftles* 
tlioro is ^niti^ fft he sonic (mention, Ynu 
nuki-d — On the rviiird you asked (bis 
lawyer if it w J ;is in (be notice to produce. 
la there any question about it being its 
the notice to producet 

Mr, Covington; No. 

The Court: jf there in, tin; notice to 
produce ia, in the Court'* judgment, rele- 
vant 

Mr. Covington: No nucntjcn. about it- 
Mr. BftidiJiiTiEen; Then I withdraw 
tLe offer. 

I offer in evident* now the letter just 
rrferred to, written by the plaintiff to 
Judge Rutherford, dated August 10, 1330. 



Qlin It. ItnjU—l-rt Flff,—Re&Ttti 

The Court '. There- ia no objection. 
Ifr. Codington: No objection by the 
defend ante, 

(Received in evidence ami marked 
l'tomtiff'* t&lutt* 15.) 

Q. Von W*W miicd about these people of 
"Uood Will" and they are really mcmlwrs of 
the general public, ore they not I A. Yes, I be- 
lieve so. 

Q. Aud aren't they those who come in by way 
of snlicitnlian of the publishers, and thoie wbn 
go from door to doorf A. Yea, 

Q. Are they not ia many casts handed copies 
Of the "Wateh Tower"! A. Yea, sir. 

Q. The pahtiahers, as 1 understand it, are 
given, a oerisin number of "Watch Tower " 
magazines for distribution, free, are (hey aotl 
A. I believe they do hftVo or did ha**, 

Q. And they are given circular* and lileraiare 
from the "Watch Tower" organ watioat A, 
That is right 

Tine Court; May I interrupt, You have 
a bod habit of saying, '*I believe." TVdl 
you plense state wliether yon knoiff, st 
whether you don't know, or what ia the 
factf 

The WilucB*: Tfvry giKid. 

Q. Prior to and up to the time you left 
Bethel, lhat was the practice that was pursued, 
wn* it flOtT A. Yes. 

Q. And did not a great many of these pub- 
lishers go around with phonographs f A. They 
did. 



rtits. R. Mayk—Fer Rlg.~ RrMrtcl 

Q. And play the piiooogrtphf A. That in. 
right. 

Q, And wbo*e voice wnj rw;firdf<l oa that 
phonograph 1 A. Mr. Rutherford '• voice, 

H- And they would be armed with thij ];t- 
eruture and oopiee of "Walch To^Crt" and iO 
forth 1 A. That is right. 

Q. You were asked about Ihia publication [a- 
jtucd by "The Dbwel" Ie that thin "Christian 
Herald" that iu awoken of — A, Ko, eir, that 
is n: ;. 

The Court: What is ill 

Q. There in noni>c- publication iusucd by the 
I>au~n Cotojiony, ib there aolT A. Ttie Uauii 
Company publielieu a niugaiiae called "Ttie 
Ua wn. " 

Q. Uas thai a large circulation! A. You mean 
£ii !o circulation or tltcl 

Q. Circulation. A. I don't know its circula- 
tion. 

(J- Were you WW n tatmbar at Hwl orgnnbm- 
tionl A. N«, 

Q. YhiU ih> not pulsliiih it or havrn't publinhed 
anv thing in thai magazine T A. Ko. 

Q. Or authorized any pubttealian of iti A. 
No. 

Q, Tliii I'astoral organization, that alio liiil 
a [tubl ication, "The Christian lieralit," in tbat 
it! Al "The lierald of Christ's Kingdom" ii 
Hie name of it. 

Q. And wiien did you first hare any aaao^is- 
tinn with lint orgnnization 1 A. Well, it was the 
latter part of 1IMU or the early part of li^il 
that i met tome of its member* and listened to 
sor^e of its speeches. 



Ola R. Meyk— For Plff.— Iicdinct 

Q. Did your ftrnt intradnction to it etna* at 
tli n r time to somebody who called upon you un- 
solicited by youl Was that it T A, It «ame 
about by my attending a convention ol the little 
claaa of iadcpendtnt Bible student* in LaJte 
MiHa, where I n*vf attend. Some of the Pas- 
toral Bible student speakers were at that con- 
vention. That is whtr* I made their aoqeaiat- 
ance. 

Q. Do you know what the membership of tJtat 
Organization isl A. -I don't know. 

Q. Are you an officer or a member of itT A. t 
Wii a member of tlie eor[K>mtion. 

O. And do they conduct claisesf A. The eor- 
por^LJoa docs not. 

tj. is tl.c;r activity limited to lectures and 
tlie distribution of their pamphlctt A, Yes, to 
lectures, the distribution of the paper and cir- 
;:.. ;.Lj...i of traeU, 

Q. Do either "f tlMM organizations to yoar 
Jiflowledge announce tiial Ui*y i»re ujjr>OKed to 
Johovah'e WitaesseaT A, Not to ir.y IrcowJedj?*- 

'■',:■ And 1-ftvr you ever ia connection with any 
activity of cither of those organisations ever 
announced your oppoiitioB to Jehavah 1 * Wit- 
nesses T 

Mr. Covington; I think it would be 
better if counsel would not ask leading 
questions. 

Tlie Court: Tlie objwtioa is sustained. 

Q. Well, I ask you what, if anything, the 
policy of those arganizatton* was, aj far oa yoo 
know. A, The policy of the organization, a* far 
M i know, ii to prsieat matters eoacarning thi 



418 

Olm R. Ifai/le^For Pig— Redirect 

Bible to peopl* who were interested thnovghaut 
the country. They priut and circulate articles 
on the Bible, on th,; taacbinga of the Bible, and 
the purpose, ns fir ns I know, ia ty a;i:;iit Chris- 
tians to Jive better lives and to make, their caU- 
tnj; and election sure, aa the liible atat^s. 

<j. Yoii were asked about yoar contract with 
Mr. Brown, a lawyer &ut in Miiwantoe, Dt> you 
recall tliatl A, 1 d". 

Q. Will you tell tlie Court and jury the cir- 
tmrwtOIKtit arinia^ not of that contract, or how 
the conlrMt eame ahout, in sai^UuiL*, A. When 
1 anuibgwl lo leave for Brooklvn, I ili^cusajyi 
i\ilh Mr. iirown the idling of ray practice nnd 
my place to go over to him. Wa made a deal. 
He Wfc'hl it, dr?-w up die enntrefit, and ws ex- 
ecuted it. The cflnlrwit |irOTiiM that I would 
not practice in the County, in the twin Counties, 
for ten yean, 

The to;i1raH covered tlie wide area of two 
coualicj;, lUcino and KpiiOMha Counties. 

On my re) urn I vWlnd Mr. Broivu M'!vcrnl 
tiiM4'ii nr.il iliiicLix^^il with hjin tlm rMAKihdaly of 
reliifufinK a jmrt of the i'i>n|.nict, a lilihi villngn 
in tin wmlntrn eml of Itar-inn County, I di.-cuiirtKil 
that several lime* with him and he did not say 
no outright, and ho did not *ii.y ye* outright, nt 
first. After ttie conclusion of several di««u>*ioiis 
he finally thought tiiat he could not re base part 
of tlie contract. W* cU*jn«*d the merila ef tlie 
CWltract itself and there was a disewmion s-s to 
the validity of 'be contract because it cover&l a 
larger area of territory Uiftn what iay practice 
aatually covered, and we Viad a dispute l^'tween 
us, an honest duaiite between ns, aa to whether 



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Oiir. R, ilnt/le—Pof Plff.— Re direct 

the Mutrast was really itgil or not. 1 suggested 
to Mr. Brown that we arbitrate tbo matter', select 
thno r.- j- o I .--hie attorneys and place it before 
them and have tbrru decide as U* wtltQLCI or net 
the contract really was a valid one. He did nut 
want to do that and I suggested the only way we 
caii Settle this is through Use courts. I will aiake 
arrangements if practice there, and you ean 
bring an injunction, lie said, ''I will bring aa 
iii j i_.n: I _'j ji if you do that." 

Q- You suggested that he fcrt»5J that proceed- 
iaj;' A, I said that to Ilia. 

Q. Before it waa bro-^btl A. Yes, sir. 

Q. T'ld* wnj a means of testing out the val- 
idity of the contract, wa* it notl A. That is 
right, 

Q, He did go to court and argue oat Hie merit* 
of it I A. Yes, sir, 

Q. And after this bearing, why, tha court 
made tho relinjit A- That ii right 

Q. And you abided by that rulin^l A. I did. 

(j, tsoino mention wa* made about a cine tluit 
aline to you about that tuno and you appeared 
In eourt on, Will you tell u» tha ciieunuHtoncet 
af that imd na la how you coma into the cnee, 
A- T'heso tliraa djoJcadanti! eame to mo at tho 
place uhare I was atayine;, near Wauvato.ic, at 
tlie home of Mm, N'iwinsji, and naked mo to rep- 
resent thmi On tho efl**, Tliii Mr, Brown waa 
the altonK'V. I eaid I n'ould represent them l:nL 
tlicy '*«nld Imve to arrange witti Mr. UraM-n lirs! 
us to whether or not he wanted to continue, ^ 
drew up a sufmtitution of attorneys and sent that 

villi thens, if I remember right, to Mr. Brown. 

Meanwhile tlie cose was ceiled on the eal en d * r . 



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Qli* ft. ifojfte— Far Pljf.—RfAiftct 

I vent down la the court and I remember telling 
iIil j-iuge that a subitjtuii&a «u being arr-avisd, 
Nothing woe done on the cost. Later en I could 
not IiLjr anymore from, c i "i y clients and I dropped 
tfiu ntullcr, 

Q. Theft was *otne tttatfOfi mode Or a letter 
placed in evidence addreisk-d to Mr. | > ]ji3trick_ 
A. Yu£, air. 

Q. \\\io is 111! I A. iie is one of Jehovah's- 
Witnes^e* living ifl Eistoa.. He was the com- 
pany servant, I think, in the Bosion coilidijiy at 
ii.l.l lime. 

l'£. Aw litem some cane pending at thai time 
ulhiul u Jill Jl yuu wars negotiating or dirHrtinrt&fl 
villi liijiL, which alio bud in it ITofebscr tiarilner, 

uJ uiLt til" Till! la* Hchoohdl A. TlLL-ra *■:— Jl fjmfe, 
U iiivirlvisi till! liulate Id Ilia Plug ^liflttfOQ 
wliiuil vsw pecdine; is llassacLiuHtlla then. 

Q. Wim Ibis iMij-rtK pnndence and tsua discus- 
sion on lite tiutsjion of the; Watch Tawer organi- 
sation participating— 

Mr. Covington i The corri'jijuindiinBC- 
itiifjiliiii for itself. We object. 
Tli* Court: Sustained. 
Jlr. Brutliliaujien: I won't pr^ss it. 

(J. T'lac-n: was HHno mention made here, I b*- 
lii-i-i-, about the Kucmicl Death. Can ynj describe 
lhat, »«■ tu what tlint dorlrinc 1st A. Tim Bible 
Ih'jliIicb, at two deuihs, TliC-ffi Lh one dentil which 
Ik i-nl'jiil UN' o4tlhlH death, That in. 1 in- :i<iit;i 

which i'L » K) iiil people Iwausc of inherited 

fii' faun Adam, "A* in Adam alt die", so lbs 
.Srri|jlun>.-< iuiy F dk w in Christ shall a]] Sh mnde 
alive". Mien the Scriptariys also upeak of what 



in silled Tha Second Dentil ; iLat death, m un- 
darstend, it a death franc, which ihefe ja no 
PuBiirrMtion, It it the dcudi which is described 
At JiL.i;« tool; part in, *'h«ro Jus i* called The 
Saa *..:' i'l^ditLac A di'ji-.li fri.iu wiii:-JL Llu-n' it 
ma Jiojjk f«r the future whatsoever. We liiider- 
i*-.;J from the LiliLt tlint tl.uci! wlio die (ha 
adainis deatn do have opportunity for life ia the 
hereafter. 

■Q. Tliere is soma mcDlion made at one time 
of vr.ur elipTilile, aa I recall it, being lOS* o£ 
Jtligv4ih"» IViLnvsata oat in Milwaukee. Do jou 
recall »«jilc Much tcnliitufnyT A. 7 made tome 
statement, ytw. T!iaL Km appTOKimat*. 

Q. Yon liave liad in your cxptrtenee i>^t ttttn 
even before jroinj! to tSctEiul nnny cants or mat- 
tcra referred So you by Jehovah'* Witnesses I 

Mr. Covington; We object to iL 

The Court; Objielion soalained te the 

i|nefition. It is leadlrif. 

■Q. Can you fire nc any detaili in. eonneeiina 
will i lii.it kpliLTior.y abiut the number of peaple 
or cLii-n.H tlml you represented among Jtiiovnli *s 
WitnesKe*. iu Mi^-aahce, and itd rtlnliorship lo 
any t'lUirrj. A, Well, til* relationship woold be 
in thi*: lf>' aet|ijain1aii*C with Jehovnb's Wit- 
aensra ;.: .i my frieail -.liifp ivith tlifiu w : nidil im 
an ikiJiiL-Mih'rit for them tft enine ta ma far lr(>a[ 
an^intJiNM 1 , fl.irl viry frerjnently llioje who were 
.lidwvjib'n Wi1iu-*upN. bnviisff frimd* t»>!id were 
Bfit iTclonh'M Witiii'jiKiii, thtry wtm]t\ TW-nmtfitn^ 
me te> lliem for legal eervieej. 

fy. And did vmi find it difficult on returning 
and gelling amongmt ittrangera (o acquire a clien- 
tele, ai diutinsilifhwl frtina the places where 



Qtin R, J/oi^it— For Piffj— Redirect 

tlufrt vrutt n c j ' 1 ''' 1 ' rn*ay of Jthovoh's WitiseasLi 
Mhu vtn FricrHUy t» yam A, It wjia natanlly 
more difficult, he±au£« as a Lawyer I enntd not 
tolii-it huoibeait, and Jtmaap^t itraflgtfij I ili;i jlq'. 
Itave snufh way of rnnhicig myjieif kanwiw 

Q. Iln yon reea!] being shovfD. Bom* atr-ua. 
fjnijdiic ni.inu:<'< wJ.irh were produce*! by the de- 
ff-ndijit, of tills hearing in tlie Mugistratej' 
Couftt 

The f'niirt- Arising ont of the Midison 
KiliiLirc frsirden epiaodc, or a portion of 
it 

Q. h (bat corrfctl A. Yrs, sir, I remember 
that 

Q. Tn reirr-J-li ynur rcefd Icet i on as to the cn-an- 
u-\ in !he en-i* and who repre<pntcd the defend- 
ant*, when T rn!l ynpr olknSion t" pi>Ke 3 "n 
tlie fNiord w'bieh sn^ws, +J F^r WiZiaJn Rt-itJi, 
Jr., Jn^^^h Y^ r bpel«*l1j^, , ' jLn^l onilpr tliat, "0- R- 
M^, : . Ir' - I A. Yl^ji. 

Q. Artrl rlid .TflS'ph WliwI^B or Major 
ll1«nHf>i"i i-iinvinlt with Mr. ^Intlierfard, to ynnr 
klWi«d#dg*, l*;fr,re th* hearing in f^artl A. I 
dan't reni^miKir Jfr, WnRtltM Iwinir prrsent ^J 
any of the nr.n ferencei-, no. 

Q. Th» Jndg* »a* acq-uairitefl »Hth WTie*!*** 
and hJvd bejm for imiwtim* H«f*re th^t, had lit 
nolT A. \er, fir. 

Q. And W>.p*1*k bsd hajidlftd ths naalter in. 
Jhiilajif-lpbia, had he nott A- That ii right 

0- And dome otlier matttrnl A. tn. 

Q. Ixj yon rwall whether ar nf>t v™ beeajne 
a"lHRin:«i W;b Wh«l*M through iir. Uiither- 
fordT A. We heard of tica, ditcusitd it, »nd 



*;::; 



I wtnt tn j^ee liim fDi- 1in; firnt t5jne that *'e re. 
taincd liirji. 

Q. At vfiosa iug'^eBticint A. At Judge 
Rutin? rfatd 'i. 

Q. Did Mr. Rutherford pass ou the employ- 
ment af all extra counsel in the caseT A. Ht 
did. 

Q. And did he attend to the matter of their 
fees and whs! thi'v hWjI.l Li' |..u.id and the pay- 
ment af tiiciaf A. Yea, iir, Hie biUi would come 
to mt and I would paia Lbem on to the crgam* 
latiom. If Uiefe was any iicthtion, he wouid be 
the an* that would paj:a on. iL 

Q. Am a iriatt^r of fatt, even prior to the re- 
tention of Mr. Wheeler in Jl.r- eaae did Jfott not 
ooasidrr and toafer wiih 11 r. flutherford for 
tt« emplo^iuacit of other conaaei I 

M'r. rnvin^tan: I thinfc it »iould be bet- 
tur if Hi* ^ , itnei:» would testify. 

Tli* Court; If you hav* an nhjectian, 
make it 

Mr. Covington: We do ul>j«t *a (hiL 

The Court: It « leaiSioij; ohjection nu- 
lained. 

Q. "Wtat can yon esy ahofit any diatom, it 
ajiv^of wnin™ other cootj^cIt A Ther*: wero 
»iif*i:^&ee* -eoneeming the hiring -qf.othpr tnuxL. 
'mA. - It *m. 4H£R*it«d at ' "** ■ &me that |l!l, 
Lieibowit.be icftired aa-oniinneS.in tbe ease. 

The Court: .He ia no* Jdrl^e Leiba- 
witt, I tah* ilf 
i[r, BrQchhanjea : That if correct. 

A^ (Oontinnj&l) Other wraaat] were enaratsd. 
I ihm't mean the name*. 



('/tin St. M'l'jlr—yvr /'f/, — fttd'rtct 

(j. \\'hr:mi- h i-xnc-it ii on jl were theyf A. I =l,-. 
geNlirii aiJ^iliun&J c^-jriH^h 

1'he Cavrt: It IheiM any quention 'but 
triftt Judge Buinnrfurd pntM-d on tiit-M 
things finsllir~!K that what yon arc $tV 
ting all 

Mr. iJruelitiauwn; Yc», lhat is correct. 

The Court; 1 winuld like to shorten il 
ir (licre in no r|ue*1ion nbout iL Tbtrt ** 
no ijuetti^n but (hit the firm I say was 
Judge Hulberfiird s or iir. llu tlwrf or4\ 
wlii.-lierer it wis! 

il r, Covington : That in right. 

Q. At that time in Uk3S> at tlta trial, you had 
ii*i-n adijiittcd 1a the liar of the iitate of New 
Y..:,. M-vi-jal ;.:'....-, :,;.ii ;.;.-j i;-j t T A. Yci. 

[J. Darinp tiial time, sip to lhat time you had 
DMVLniori ta fniperrice or eollal»oratc in eauen in 
many jjurr* nt tbicr country, did you nett A. 
That i« ri K lit_ 

Q, It Km unincwlial lh* common practice uith 
the organization So have local counsel in its 
various places/l 

Mr. CnvinBtan: I abject to that. 
Tlic i'uafl: It iit leading, but is it inv 
|hOrtna('r : lj" y ■■ i u are Snaking 'an objection, 
■I wjj] iui.[aLQ il; IiliI.-I. du not think' it -is 
itoijortant-^- :■ 

' Mr, Covington: .'Tiitrs is no dispute. 
iil>::ut iL . , 

T7u?'-.Couirt ! In outlying places, you 
had 1l- (iave lo*ah counsel. ■ A man not 
■ admitted ' to' . the' Bi-r ^osM «iot reprea«nt 
you tiieTa.- \ 



Qtin It. ilc-utt—For PIfi.—Rfdirtet 

Q, At imy rate, who wis it lhat Euggested thai 
Mr. Whcitles^ conduct the trial T A. It was 

Jl.L;..- ['. ■!--.. -r' ■■:.'.. 

Q. A* a irmtter of fact, fhe defendjntj were 
aKtuitttd later, were ihey nolT A. TJiey were, 

Q, Does il refrchb your recosiectiou — I with, 
draw lhat. I)o you recall something was said 
as to the nature of the charge- in this caael A. 
That was questioned. 

Q. l>id the examination of the record refresh 
your recollection as ta what happened an that! 
A, Well, I recall the record there said assault, 
I believe. Hy recollection an the charge is not 
very clear. It seems to me it was a serious. 
charge, 

{J. Uoea this refresh your recollection — 

ITi". Co*inetan; I nhjiet tn iL It is 
loading and fflfXtttlf*. 

Tli* Court: Let him h>ok at it 

Q, I show you. the record and ask you whether 
it dors refresh your recollection on the point £ 

just rpjMii, 

The Court: Lie wants to know what the 
churjje wii6 — is that rightt 

Mr, Ii nieli bnuscn : Yes, There wis 
jjoine i|ue»ti«n ' here "yetlerdjiy about ill 
b^injj jtclopiou* a^iwult,. ■ , 

The Court :.' .That is right. Ee unit 
tn kaaw -if (bit refreshes your rteollnf- 
li*n m (hj whit the cJmjga was. 

The Witness ; It does. 

The Court : Is thtTe any question about 
thist The: record shows it was "aimpia 
assault-" 



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OSitt It, Ifoglfr-iFar Pi/.— Itched 

Ifr. Covinglcn: Ttoi two of ihe easea— 
The Court: Then ire two simple as- 
sault cast*, 

Ifr. Cowingtos: Am] Iters was h third 
Due of felonious nwciuit against Mr, 
Heath, That .« llui ana I -was logins 
about. The. Iwa simple assault <:asea 
wvjro n^ninsl Mr. Cnlane;oiu and Mr. 
Qrrc". and llw li-lDbicua ace-unlt easO was 
against Mr. Ur-alh. 

The IVilncas: I woumn'l diapnte that 
I think tUt it riftht. 
Q. Anyway, job heart) fciin* lestimony her* 
fir pc<sshTy you were aspect about this incident 
in and around the eoortroom with the attorney 
aleUoruiM who represented the otiscr p-Lfl-r- i do 
you roeall thnlT A. I rcmfKihtr that, yes. 

Q, Will you state ifinin just what you dirt 
with him in Conner I inp »Llb the incj^lt-nlT A- 
llajor "WhoeleR*, Mt. MfDonnld and myj;i4f 
atopped to one side And conferred ennceni injr «h« 
matter of an adjournment, We talked for jinsna 
littie time shoot ll^t nmltrr, and 1hen nlliiT me- 
ters came up, ami ihf-r# was some joke miuli 1 . I 
do not recall (he jpfct, nndl all parlac* t&Bfthcd **■ 
it. It waa a conference between atiornryu on a 
friendly basis. 

Q. Yau have been 4 prajitiein.rf attorney for 
. ninny years T j\. Yen. 

Q. Is it not the practice imfine; attorneys to 

hv courteous and friendly to an*- another! A. I 

bovo always followed the practice of l>cins 

courteous and friendly with jttnrneys in c-nsci. 

Q, In olber words, n it r.st tht opinion of aU 



Ctii J*. Uai/it—Ftr PIJ.—HtJitett 

tornays in the practice that ***** eljeata imght 
be antagonistic — ■ 

Ifr. Covington; Your Honor, it is 
lending unci su^Tcttive, 
'J'l.i; Court: i'LL-iiKf! don't lead. 
V.t. i'ovLtiglon: lie should let the- wft- 

:: ;u testify, 

Q. Will you lell us what (bo praitifie ia in 
those re^[tcetg and lum b*cn1 A_ Tito practice, 
as I km"v it- in tliU attorney* are not EfCfBHir- 
ilv enciHJt* Lecansa thfir eltcuia m^y to 
ejimnies. Attorneys ns ■ gtntral rnlt ara 
conrtoous and frio-vdly. Mid whiU I4*y mny 
ftfjiit ca^fls slfc>npl> J in tlw tourta, tLey dfl not 
citL-nd th'j LijtiiLijBf in the court f n ibu utiuci of 
llui huo to lite rtlfltii>n*hit> bi'tweea tlitai. 

Q. [[ml you cvof !u*4 Mr. IIitDqubIJ befc-roT 
A, i<a, I Ji^d Rfit. 

Q. You did not know anybody U»t knew hiiat 
A- No, 

Q, Tli at in, he vu a tatal aLrnnger to yoii-- 
A. lie ivnjs, 

Q, (CniitJomed) — uncil this incident in the 
Sfiu ct.s-tottiif A, Yes, 

tj. Wii» Judge Ratorfcvril prtsint in lha 
coftrt-ronin 1 A. X*. 

y, Did anyone after the incident complduni to 
j-L-u phrntL fi'tftiidLne&E to otliar counnill A. Mr. 
ItuthurffKcd Eiirnself bL an inlurvii;* l&tar p^fa- 
tinned tliat I was too f riendSy u'iUi the connaeL 

Q. Did be gi^e you any details t A, No, 

Q, Die! Ii^ *ay win re he got it froml A. No, 

Q. Did anyone at any time complnia tbnt you 
?aix hi :ii bad ndvicaT ..A Mo — you. mean in 
thoic ca^es! 

Q, Yea. A, No. 



Olni tL Aloyte —Per {'!£. — ilc^ircct 

Q. fju [hut Uih- firs! t,:uii >ull iieaxd Li;-at 
t Ij;j L i|Ueii1uio of had udvice yut '.-.litii you saw 
tin.'ij' iii.r».'i' in tLii.H tun.fr, a yeur <>r iifj — 

Mr. t'wingtHpia: 1 ubjvL-1 :•> chat. It i« 
lead] ag. 

Tin- fuart: Ohjcetie-n imntiiiiied. Piisumi 
do not kwl- 

{/. WkvH in Uic (irni tiuic- tlml yon ewer 
l.i-nrd uf miy eoiiieiilUfn ahutit that I A. Jf I 
ri'iLn.^Lijih'j - cuL-ri'.Lily, Ihfr first ciine iiu Froiti Mr. 
Itiithif f'lrd, eiilivr ui tliut ut&ctinic wlicre 1 *«" 
(lJM;]Qrj;iHl ht at a prtvtuus inlcrviir™' with. Iiitn, 
J don't nniicmbcr whacli. Hut hft did make the 
Midr-intnt tJitil I hud advi^Ml Qrred to plead 
(TuiltV, U'|mh:|i h'lih iV:rf!;i,L; h according lo him. 

Q. Wan tluil tlie fact) A. Ko» 1 did not ad- 
I'ixfr (ifrxii to plead guilty. 

(J. And ilitl you lull Jn:n h«f A, Vw. 

(J, HiNiit dottunCmt vib» [mi in tvidtnoo In-re 
iilj"»t irjipiinK (!"ii- itrjijin imliun fur life; yon re- 
eujj ibat, d»KB*t yH>uf A. I do. 

.Mr. lintulrhiiuien: ilay 1 nee lhati 

ilr. (.-twin jrlort : Yen, 

Tlie Court: TIhs rjiw^lJHiPuriJre, do you 
nant f 

Mr. lirinrhhauMKn: V*n. 

'J'hr- (-uurf. The r|U?fltionnniro filled 
cut H Itethet in Kihibil I,. 

(J, Wiltc >( nris wnitinfi, wnn Ll.nL jiaoer 
Hi^ni'it nut in Milwaukee til IU!!!!T A, Vea, 

Th* CuUri: Tlien you have tlie wrong 
(jxhjl'it- 

J!r. JJ ruili I i^iiHtn : This is the one I 



m 

Oifn fi. Moyic—FoT Plff.—Iltdirtet 

aiu rcfi;rriflK lo p if your Honor pleaie, 
of Ur, Moyle- 

Tlit IJourtL TJjen I have mentioned 
the I'Tonp; eitliibit. 

The WTLrift**: It van not iliiaaukrt; 
L'nhin rove. 

The Court: Timt is Ksiiibit B> 

Q, Tbit wan ueveral yi-iim U'Cors! i'nn went 
ts Bertbeif A, Almut tn-o yww bfrfore. 

Q. And that »■&* Ixdutu yoti had acc|,ui>:t4v<3 
in the plttdffo'w piupy^KKtlon that you eninu em tu 
Br;mldyn F n'BSBi't ill A. That wis, 

Q. There M'aa some eorreHptjndffifrfi in and 
about ttat timrj or during seTtral yeaja hefore 
15,15 from nnd to (hes JudR* about your comiufi 
to Brooklyn 1 A Hi- wrote and a^ked me if I 
would dome to Brooklyn lo hande the CUHt 1 
anam'rftd h^fk tliat 1 would like to du no. My 
l*ci *'ti then in high, tdtool, er=d I cooldn't 
eotoe at that tunc. He u-rute ha^k n^ain a^d 
aa'd "Weli h fil! out ft tjupnliunnnire. Vfe will 
kiep It on file, Bnd maybe you can coma lateT." 
Thai tjUHtlORAairt via then fdted out, 

Q, So it vnja after that time is 1933 when 
vi.u] Enrlly accjuieaced in his aujyjcnljcuj of goin£ 
la Birotklynl A. Ye;*, 

Q, Did .-i r.y ::-:i !■ jil ftoy time, notil you heard 
it ::i court, eontpljiin to you that yon had vio- 
lated .-.nine covenant vitn the orfimniiationf A, 
Thin in the first place I itenrd of it, 

Q. Bid anyonv nt that nmetin,!; of Aujfual 6tli 
exhibit to yon uny «ueSi f.i'^f an Lhia and *oid 
job ha J vinlated a covenant or a cnntractT A. 
Thai wiukn't bianjrht up there. 



430 
QU* R. Mttft—Fcr Pif.~Ifat«*a 

Q. There tvqs no rcuinry; or cSuirgo modo 
;, ; ;.,ir. : .i yns nhusiL timL, waa thcTcT A. No. 

Lj. l{i-fi>rrLifi^ a^nin to 'Jits mL-idinC; of Auguiil 
fl, ISftt, an 1 understand it, yuu w«e in !ha 
dining room in tiie ginrning for brcifcfast wben 
Mr. litilluTford nnVcd you to come up to Ids 
rotuLi, ik ihul florwctl A. That is right. 

<l- Did he li-ll you ii^kttt ),e uianted you for? 
A D<! diti not. 

Q. When you arriiod up in (he rontn, did lie 
li-ll you that you were nn irinlf A. Ht did not. 

Q, ))i<! he tell yon Unit there were any charges 
HKflinMt _iijiiT A. No. 

(J. Dini he give you or toll you (hat JfflO wcrnld 
Imve uny njijiurliinity to ]i n-.il oki jiny papera or 
wilnnwi' <sr t-njUiinj; of that IdndT A Mo, 

If. What Ik the firiit ll line; tltat hn[irien*d wh*a 
yuu gtit in, on AuriuvI 8th, ia thai raonif A. 
lie nali'd ills scrri'tory to rend iny letter of July 
2l*U 

Q. And then what <w™rrcdt A. After the 
latter watn rend, he nskc-il each MK of the as- 
n-i ill lied dim-ton (o niak* enininentji thereon. 
They did. They nil coiideiniw.'d me for writing, 
the If Iter. 

Q. Thf-n did he sapgrnt tii< appointment af n 
eoiumitteef 

llr. Covinjjton; Your Baaar, I thiol: 
lliis is all lending 1 . 
Mr, UruchhaiiBcn: I withdraw that, 

Q, Tlicri wimt occurred! A. TliOJl SuUiTran 
niinle I'lur nn^sif^'lon or a motion ihat a com. 
l nil tee he nsipuiniod, and a coi!in«1tt'e ^"oa *[>■ 
printed- They retired to onothef rOOHl alor^ 
vitii Mr, Heahh who alto went with them. 



431 
<Jfi» JS. Jf^te— i'lr Plff.^Jitdirici 

Q, E?efore they retired, did tltcy hnve any pi> 
pcrs or book* with themt A, Heath hzd 4. Bible 
in his hundi, 

Q. Did you see anything in tie Bible, any 
jii|iei"t at asylliing like lhati A- I beiieva tiiere 
waa a hliwt in the Bible. I remember seeing 
a loose sheet in Ihe fdible. 

Q. Tiien at some stage there. Mr, Rutherford 
made a statement, did he nolT A. After tlu> 
committee returned. 

Q, And did lie have Lefore him tc yonr knoiv!. 
iMJ^e any jMijjeru or documenta that ha waa re- 
ferring to while this *'af going on! A, He hid 
a paper in his hand, fit, 

Q. Did you wake any coebkmiI At all— I thiafc 
you JLiii aaid yon told him l!...: the letter spoke 
far itcellf A, 'Dial is my .' ■■ce-Uectic-n, yes, 

Q. Wimt wu ;hcj fttlituclo of the JocJpti during 
(hi* proteedicijil 

Ifr. Coiingtui: Your lienor, that is 
calling for a conclusion and opinion of 
the witness, lie can tell what was said 
and done. And also it is argumentative. 

The Court: I think you are right. 

Q. Can you t«ll na any details ahout how air. 
Uutherfoul aetcdl 

Mr, Cavitt&top: Same, objeetioa. 
Ths Court; Ohgectioa auatained. 



q. Did ha talk in 



](ik Voioe or in tt ]::g-h 



Mr. ii'ftvir.ftini: I objecL to it as, lead- 
ing omj nun.ejentbve. Ha ought to ba ahl* 
to tell who! happened. 



■;■;> 



4J4 



Olm E. if ante— For Ptg.—Redirtd 

The Court: I ft"i)S permit him t« an- 
>nti tkit. Lxccptiorc Ic the defendants. 
Did his luSk in. a lo'jd or a low voice T 

The iVitntn: At nr*l, quiet. As lie 
IMialtag proj^ri-VKed ?md towards Hi dose, 
bin voire rose in intensity and volume. 

The Court : What, if anything, did you 
notice from his attito.de f 

The Witness; IJis attilude wa» ^rry 
antagonistic townrdu (he eno 1 a( iL 

Mr. Covington: Ksfeentinn. I eik that 
that p*H bt alrieken oat hecaase it is 
jij-11 jiiLLjUiLLivt: and a conclusion and opm- 

JOJL 

The Court: You have your o*ccpL;ar.. 
11 r. Covington. : We eiccpl. 

Q. Yoa wen questioned as to why, prior lo Uhj 
writing of the letter of July 2lsL you did nt>; 
make complain t, fit 1 understood it, to lie 
Judical A. iughl, 

Q. Can you tell us ur>y reasons for that? A, 
Well, 1 litre wrre ft counle of reasons. I fell it 
won't in y job to c&rrect the organization Cfl 
clcim it out, and furtheruoore, from what 1 had 
j,i' i'j. - - 

Mr. Covington: That if repetition, 
may it plesze your Honor, mid i£ a.i It- 
lion to that, lie ought to tell whfl4 fc* did 
and not go into what in bade in hia mind. 

The Court; I vr(li fcustaio it aa tie 
first ohjec.lion beraill* I think you have 
been all It** that, 

Mr. Bnithhaoaen ; 1 rented to. ask a 
tew question* — 



0fi» JI. Jfu]fJt— For PJJ— fiedir-ecf. 

The Ctturtr A^k poy qmwtion yo=i 
h'ujll If titer* is an objection, I will rule 
on iL 1 will bus-tain the objection to that 
question as not proper re-dir*el (oua- 
iwUiori, 

Q. Yi.h wtj* jui'm-il l'::;;o1 aniue maltem men- 
tianud in thia letter oF July 21, 1939: yon re- 
call that! A. I was, jet, 

Q. I call your atteplioa to a mention yoa 
inniln there about J. Y. MacAulisy. I do not be- 
lieve anything was Jiaid about that yesterday. 
Can yoa tell us what that oceurreaca wan and 
tha Jj:a..2 about it I 

Mr. Covington i That is a repetition, 
if your Honor please, 

The Court: I am not certain whether 
it if or soL Are you certain it ial 

Mr, Covington ; I am not positive,, but 
I rcmcmlmr jnr|nirlnjr of him about the 
dktCttHiCfA on the- "Watch Tower." 

The Court: But I have mot heard lit 
naiue MaeAuIay, I am going to overrule 
tbc objection on th* ground tStat 1 am 
not certain, You may utt the u,uestion. 

Tbt Witn«iia: There were two a^old* 
in^fK given to MacAulay. One waa nhprtiy 
after we catue there. Tie cause of it n'aa 
prior to our coming tiere, nut from the 
conversation at the time the sf/'lding 
took place, it appeared that jMacAnlay 
had a^ktxl Borne htUC to he returned con- 
eeminr nomtr Action* of C, J. Wi»dw'Drtli F 
and Judj^s Rutherford acoided ilacAulav 
Tery, Tery aeTerflly— 



OH* li. iloylt—Fvr rif^Iiedirctt 

Mr. Covington: That Is a conclusion 
and opinion, if your f loner please, Wo 
movi' t» *!rike it out. 

Tin- Ciiiirt: Strike out tbc Vlter p<"-l 
tt'i^r* b^ ku.:l1 ''Ju^t^! Hiitb^rford h^vere- 

|y jin>ltlnl HacAitJajr." 
The Wiiaent: lie told JlMAalay (hat 

lie waft butt ins in on tbin^i wliiei wero 
jiii conctrn of hi h. tlutt if be sortinood to 

do auea tbinga, jm l.r.d better po^k ap 
and -st out His voice was loud and 

:= I nir: j7 

Q, \VlifT€ eild ;hi£ lake place and about wheal 
A- It look place in tie dinino" rpom. 

By (lie Court ; 

Q, Kliortiy after you get to Betkcl, j p on widl 
A, Shorlly after I gut to Bethel durinjj (Lo 
meult in;c. 

By Mr, B nichbnasen ; 

Q. You were liow far away from Mr. Bather- 
ford al tliat time! A, I vftu two tables over 

f .■•- :.l hilE. 

Q', So yn)u hud no diilSiLulty in Iwiarin^ bimt 
A- Xot the jilL r :litL'sL 

Q. You mentioned also in tbe letter an inci- 
(ient ahoat Worii'leyT A, Yea. 

Q. Tell as about that. A. Worsley m a 
>ioung man who *at at my table. He had some 
posKion in the Brumkiyu Unit *f the company, 
nnd tin JihIeo JipnLt to hi in one day at the din- 
ner tnlitr- Vi.'j-y roughly and in a. loud tone, and 
accused hint of h'f'flJ! forward on his awn honk 
pretairinj; a jiaper or list of Scripture citations 



OIU R. Single— Fttr Pltf—Rtdirtct 

aid givinf; it to the membera of the Biwfctyll 

unit witbnul his authority. Ha seolded bint. He 
MjidV reference to 1be fact that be waa fiiglish, 
and tliat the Knglish aln'ayt *iuisi*lered tbem- 
eelves altogether (oo Knuirt nnd running ahead, 
and removed him from tfie oiBciat position 
which he had with tbm Brooklyn unit. And the 
Ihiix which Im dii3 was Eivinp tiua paper with 
Seriptttr* eUatian on lo help the member* of 
tbt unit ia their work of calling on the peoph\ 

Q. UJil you atato when and where this tii*k 
jjhi.et A. Tills took place nt the dinner table 
while the family were mating dinner. 

Q, About when! A, Tbat vn$ about the third 
yenr J wju thore- 

Q. WLfil vaji hin tone of voice thenT A, An- 
(jry and loud. 

Cj. You BJiid Pftmething h*ro in tbo letter 
about the Bfafmtnt tlmt tbcro wmr no bon.ii*ji 
b Shu orfimriMliAa. W3tat nre the detniLi about 
thntt A, The Tt T afch Tower would frequently 
make thnt MetftWnt Mr, Kutherford EiLnuself 
t.-;--.M frr. s ',ii.r:ly miy tLit tl,er« mc no ho;ee( 
in the orgnniia-tion. 

fi. Ti.jm hciii-d that during the tours* of tlm* 
ynn were at ntflhrll A. Yes. 

Q. Kome Tj-.fntion was mad* that you never 
attended Bihla cliwscit, do you r«sJI thitt A. I 
remeniber 1ho iiAtem*nL 

Q, 'Rliat ai* the facts about tliat I A. It isn't 
true. I Cid attend meetinfju. I waHn h t there aa 
fr^uertly aa the other*, My work kept ma 
prntty busy. T was out awny fro^i the factory 
-:- -. i i ' -. : fre^!,wntl>', and T did not attend mectingi 
as regularly as tl:c rent did. 



Oli* R. 3f&tjtt—Fs>r Ptf,— Redirect 

Q, You mentioned mmerhing alfjut }fr, Ruth- 
irf'»rr| |ip^n(Sing a poTtion nf the wt;V. ia tha 
r(ni:itry. Wlmt nrt |hc deinils tbguj tj.i.lT A, 
A\ the 1i:nc I ?n* IJiiri-, il wju j;is jirsctisc 
to be at the B*Uwl tin: finrt three day* of the 
we.-k frutn Sunrlay ',r Snrjlay eve^inj; until 
ab'-iit IVi-djifv'ilay. Th»n he wonld go to the 
counlrv- rcudrnce r^n Utaten Island for the rest 
if the we*k, 

l\. Mntnt mfiition wft* TTUtrlj? ahnut ynor ei^ng 
a. Mpy of the k'tuir to y><or M&nr t Mrs. li[oo«I 
A. Yr-s. 

fj. UTImI fl't-s^; the foet* aiwuit thatt A. Mrs, 
Hi use wanted lo konw <%\ t y we oune back, all 
tlrt rlfrtaj Ij» — 

Th^ f.Vjijrt: Hnven't we fcw-r-n i-!l over 
tltnt :»■ your Nltitfftetloa 1 

iit. f! rn^hh AlLW-n J T nli'l hot thlr.Ji iO in 

Ibis ]j;Lr;ifiilsr detail. 

The Court j Th<ire han h*en no objec- 
tion, hut it in my recollection you went, all 
orar that. 

Mr, H roehhaasen ; I thnuglit it vn 
hrnnirlit uut on e rp«*-ez»nii nation, and I 
wan ti-rl id clear up oh* Or two p'jin !*, 

(j. I3id you if 11 your wpW lo broadcast this 
or deliver mpif« — A. 1 did not. I aulliori»d 

tier lo si-nd ii to two faifiilicn that she rf[a*it*d 
loc, n. IbiiLnds and Kariy, who wfre friend* of 
Iuj|h of UK, I 4i<l not julhoriziO ber Jo n«nd it 
to any nihrr*, 

Q. liefereiwe wm mwle alwul thja printed 
leHi-r of Si'ptemher 2ij, 1&40; ynu recall tliat H do 
jim not! A, Xvi. 



■il;: 

Olin R. Moifle—For Piff.—Redirtct 

Q, That was more than a year after yoa had 
left Bethtll A. That waa. 

Q. You kLow, do yoa not, that in addition to 
the puidieuticm in the "lValfih. Tower" of th* 
article alinut yonr unfaithfalnesj on S^enteinber I, 
1333, and the- *■ I nfn.rinatic.rt ' ' urtiele on October 
Ifi, WS, ond (he "Snares" artielu on Novenihtr 
15, I :■;;:;, that the "Waleli Tower" eontiaued to 
publish oilier leltern, did they nntf 

Mr, Covioj^oo ; T.Ve object ti5 tluit. The 
lettr-rs would be the be.-'-t livuh'ilii'. 
The Coart: Obji-ction nustiinsl. 

Q, You reeall the articJe id th* "Watch 
Tower" of Deeemhcr Hi. 19%>, diO yoa nnt, 
■writ ten by ynfir sonT A. Y r «s, 1 retneiiftber that. 

Cj, T)irn aljui yoa retail jet term in the- "Watch 
Tower" of July l t l!Hf, i!n yon not, and I par- 
ticularly refer hi one eotilled "Tbe Channel the 
Ijord i* r^inc," one entitlevt "Bdiullntion," and 
one enlilh-d "In flarmnny with Action Tftti-n"t 
A- J raFDjAOt tjoilc rernll thein^ 

Q, In that conjiociioa, I show yon a a>pr of 
the "Watrh Tower" nf July 1 T 134d, and ask 
you if van retail thos* ariicjes, 

Mr, Covinpton; Year H.-nof, tlu'H* are 
pot in referenec (o p;' nwHi'm »'r went 
into on crosvnramination. 

The Court : He jfcit wked him to idea- 
fify it 

The Wilnrns,: Yes, I remember that 
now, 

Jfr. R rueliliaiisen : T offer tiiojio three 
arlii'leH in eviilenc*, 

Ur. Cnvin jrloa. ; I da not see that they 



43D 



4-tii 



OH* R. ihi/It-^For Pig — Re direct 

are fairly an answer to ajiytiririg that wo 
went Lfitci- on cra-'.s iitaiidn ridon. 

Tim Court l This objection is gverru>:d 
nud cxseplion In Hie defendant*^ Murk 
the three bj one cihibil. 

iTke three articles referred to wort re- 
ceived irt evident* ofld jsiarked I'laiaiiB'a. 

Exhibit IS.) 

(Mr. BruchlinuAon rcadi t-lic Kx*t orlidt 
of E'JxiinlJ fT'rt. risbibit 16 to the jury.) 

Q. Da you know who they werel A. I do not 
know llleui. 

(Mr. Brudiliftueen reads Uti: KMOid and 
tliLrct articles of I'taiatiff'e lMiildt 16 lo 
the jury.) 

Mr. Uruclilkauieii ; And T wsiine tint 
IUDJCXH) copies of. thai went OUl Oft Jul/ I, 
IJHOI 

M r. Covington : No objeciiofl- 

Q. Up la 11)40, you. had done what i" eonnec- 
lion in- J e3e letters to different people, wham wire 
limy tol A. if/ pcrsonel friends, my float 
fricmlii, I vrote in tlmm and briefly told some 
H>f Uwiil (hat 1 nui still joy*] I* tl* ore^Lniztlion, 
thiil f wasn't wapng nay warfare asainat it, 
To sonic very close frienda, ftnd especially those 
who mjuealed it, I gava ft sopy of Ilia letter. 
Thfn lelten Jiefiun lo eoHM in and fruio. lima to 
tine from otlsers of Jeliemth"* WitBeeaea, and of 
(•Ktlikd bore, I prepared a utatement nod moiled 
to them, I did not send! tbeffl ft letter. That 
wu* the procedure for ■ count* of time. 



Oii* B. itvylc—Far P!$.—Rnmi 

I}. SiibM.'i|ufat to LliL-fie article* in tiie "Wuluh 
Tower" oT Ikecsulier, lScKl, end July 1, 13-10, 
wax there may dibVrence in Ihn filwitton w fnx 
an tlit; altitude of people out ti.cii: woa cun- 
cetnedT A. Tli* attitude of avoidance — 

Mr. Covington: I object to this, Thi-s 
it rcfiitiiion. 

The Court: Yon crc-aa examined for a 
iljiv and a iiair. My recollection ia tie did 
nay it, but f *ee no rosson to object in 
HUM' my rrruUit'tiuii i» wrong- 
ly. Did nm (jrf* (lie ftnemferl A. Tint atti- 
t'iisli- i«l" iMl..i:n , ..:i, i»f KiiLiip::ri:.HiiL, grew" steadily 
until uh it Htiinibj Nwl.-iv, br,nllj" ciat witi Mj^uak 10 
j:i;:. 

Tliu Court i Tea, now I reoojpuw h* 
did testify to that. 

Q. Yrtu novi>r pnhlijhdd yonr letter in any 

jsuwhfia^i' rtr tiisiiniiue or anytliiae; of that kind, 
did yoiil A. No, 
(J. Or aatlsoriaed ila publication 1 A. No, 

Mr, EnsiildiauBfrn : That ia all. 

llejriHj-examviQtiii* by ifr. C^vii/jlvm 

Q. Did yon. publinh th* snbtlnnc* of it in «my 
trtwapajjer or magazine 1 A. Not tbe substance 
of it, no. 

Q, I *m tftlktKg about ofterwardi. 

Mr. BnidinnMen : Wliaol 
Mr. Corin^ton; Mint JS33. 
Tlie Witoess; Ko. 

Q. What conn waa tnia nation brought La 



Oh* if, ilosfle—for Pl$.—Be<™s* 

«gaiast you for injunction to restrain you from 
jirartiriup law in Ivenonlia and Racine Countieaf 
A. Circuit fiuiii't of Mdwauke& County. 

Q. "Wim.i wa« iht .style of Uie actioul A, It 
waa on setkin for injunction. 

By tho Court: 

Q. Doo'l you call tltem ftp*cial proceedings for 
an injunction.' A. No. In Wisconain wc end it 
ftu action in equity. 

By air, Covington i 

Q. Do you bavfc aoy of tbft papers in that 

lJi:--.:T A, Not JIITL-. 

Q. Whpt waft tine Ktylt of itt "B'bat waa tbe 
nnhM> of tli* p»rlii''«T A. M H. H. Ero*na, plain- 
tiff, OJjti R. Miij-h', Hli.fc-ndaaL" 

tj. And wero yna utrvtd with paperat A. 
Yc«. 

Q. Yon did nt\t online an appearajtoe volun- 
tarily without ufrtwe of rjap^ra, did yonf A. 
No. 

Q,. You nay that you felt that the contract 
was loo broad, is that sot A. Yea. 

Q. TiViiy was it too hroadT A. Becausei I felt 
that it flnuS: in jimrr jtrritory than tlit actuiil 
prnuli^e tovt-rtd. 

Q, l\liftl territory did it take in which your 
pnitliw rlid nr.1 MVwJ A. Portioaa of the two 
count k s; tho n'e«1i~m riArtion of (be county and 
(lip MiutUcrn purti^n of 1ho Munty T bad prat- 
ticjiliy no jiructipd in. 

Q. Ar,J waa that |be baaii of your defense I 
A. Tbftt Tfaa. 



Win ff. Nayl*— Far Plff.—Rttfott 

Q. The two coorjlica were in ynur mntruut, of 
course t A. Yea. 

Q. Ware yon rc*1 mined from practicing in 
ediy portions other Ihnn the counties, 1hut jK>r- 
tion of tho county not covered by your prac- 
tice — A. IViS] yon atate that agninf 

Q. Were you restrained from [iracticing in 
tlioao portions of tlie county covered by your 
[ rBoticiil 

By tbe Court; 

Q. Bid the injunctive relief coyer the wholo 
of both. counli<»Hi A. Tbie injunctive relief cOT'- 
«red both counties, yea. lie won tbe ease. 

By Mr, Codington: 

Q. Did you klinw tlint UcIhjpRld was Oik dis- 
LiitIjit ttl (hi* (innleul A. I beard Rlnit-rnKnls to 
that < 'i'.-.'f, tlint ho wjm nnc nf tbost with them. 

Q, 'i'j-fti did nut affect your fri«adlineM at all 
at Ihc Ihearins, did it! A. Mo, 

Q, Y«u taid !hnt nt nit interview later on, tbat 
liie Judge hrn-.ij^lit up (hi» initt«r of yonr advis- 
ing icme of tin? boy* to plrad gniltyl A. My 
recollection^ — 

Q. Yesterday I evtked you if you had an in- 
terviow with iho Judge, mid you said you dud 
not 

Mr. Bruebhaunen : I object to tbe form 
of tbu nutation. 
Tho Court: Objection nuf-tnined. 

Q, Uo ynu rcrali what you Hmtifieil y^tcrdjiy 
iji to v.h<m il was that you had an interview 
with tl:a Judge Lo reference lo tho lladiaon 



US 

OH* n. JIci/Jc—Fur Flff.—£tccrast 

Square Qardon tontTovcrny, after liie lioaring 
on JuJy 11. IWHrl 

The Court i lie testified eitlicr tlint day 
or tlie aeit day, if my memory serves me 

right. 

The WiSutaa: I believe that ia what I 
did ttalify, j'en. 

The Court: lie aaid either that day or 
Charily afterward*. 

<J, .\n'i won it On (Imt nn'Bj-inu tlmt the .Juilgc 
rni^ed (hot question! A. Nn, I ibm't rreoHect 
tSuit it vi'an, 

(j. When vtiik ill A. ITe raided iSnil qnea- 
tjim i In- dny or ho beiorv I wont on vacation, 
July— 

By tbe Court: 

li. Shortly ln'f«re July 21*1 1 A. Y™. 

I!y Mr. C«viigtoa; 

(J. When the .rudee HniMni)"'ri| ihul Ibere 
WHiuld W U JJSi-1:lP3ig fif [he linprd *vt lJin 1 ele.rj( 
ui^il AtMtMlnMtl I jijlB vnnu jilN^uld iiltritil, y^Ll di>L 

ji.ii eunpeet witt wee suinj; n> talwj plu«, <lid 
ynuf 

Mr, B|-gfbhftU*CU : I object to the fortu 
of lli« quoatioo. 

'71.1! Court: Objection ;.Ll:-.t;iiiiisl 

CJl Did ynu nojtpeiM ^Iml the board wa« jjoiiifi 
la lake into censiderationT A. l'rft, 

Q. You did j>uo]~£cl :iiatl A, Yw, 

Q. And wiuil waa itt A. I atuspectodi action 
wotdd l« taken concerning that letter. 

Q, Ii it not a fact that you knew that tbe mnt- 



-t-l.i 

Ql'm R, Mutjlt — Far Fiff. — Itecros* 

1it wovlil he ultimately brought before tbe. 
lliuid of Dirtotnra and the IScthcL Family the 
day thai J'Ou deposited ilia letter with tbe 
Judge I A, I aun|*.'Cted iL 

fj, And j-'li ii e^fiected it, loo, did you not, in 
lIuo Uiiu-1 A. 1 don't know wiiether 1 would 
my ci|iL-i:1idl iL I suapccteil that liUirbt )iup]>ca 
or 1 »ux|se(Tted that po^dibly I would bo culled 
in to talk with tho Judge. 

Q. I>id you nut icEl John Miller tlujit On your 
way back from Uaft* Lste-, where you Mpnnt 
your volition, that yofa would tlirow your bat 
in the front dnur, and if it did not come out, 
why ythii wuuJd gc in, in tlial right! A. I don't 
reirjcinlu'j- iciubiiig n,w'iv a, italeuent. 

Q. What did you tell him I A. 1 don't remeru- 
iior nnytbing of Hint fort. 

(J. What did you Sell him. regarding tbe [eel 
of what you t:\jiected wluai yo-u got back! A. 
I don't reincmtier telliryj Idm anytidoe about 
what 1 e&petticd. 

L!y tlto Court; 

(J. Ax I undcr-slnnd your tentiinony, you said 
you c3i|K'0ted ynu would either hear from the let, 
luf in '.l.i- general aaaerobly or from Judge 
Ituthcrfiird persooalty concerning your ictteiT 
A. Ye». 

V. ■ Ci.v inj^ en : That is all, except we 
would like tn read the letters that we of- 
fered in evidence yesterday to the jury. 

Mr. Bruchhaufien : 1 da not know 
whether thai testimony waa about tho gen- 
er?d atsjumdjiy. 



OH* II. Motjle—I-'ar Plffs—P-tdircet 



CbMmks 



Cciitaquir 



The Wilnirn*; Nn, tin; Uu^rd of Di- 
rwlnn;, 

'J'hi- Cuurt : Is that nil now on both 
■Ideal 

Ml', iirni I^Mi : -i^i-ij : 3 wnnti'd In ili.Lc oik: 
or two -_.i ■:-',.-. 

Hr.d'urcl e-Lumimxiiou by Mr. Hrudrlwuscn 1 

(J. In eonnwlinn wills [Juki injumditm suit, did 
you have i:-_ nil uuStnirily ]i|Ktn which t;i bin.; 1 
your contention bcfont the Cuurt T A. Ytflt I 
had counsel niHwwntnij hit in tlLt ea±se. 

<J. And t-iiLil it to tin-* Cou/t lur L-dctLJtrL- 
ti«r«t A. Vise 

Q. Y«U i\it\ not fcaOW, LII eOIinettiOD With this 

living talli-:! in to the Jud^e fir lo lliu board, but 
n'liiLt it iiml^lL bi= tl dlscubaion about the letter, 
in tint rijjlitl 

Mr, Covinjj-tuii: Your Honor, Umt Iti 
lfU<ll*X «rt<l Kuprncslive. 

Tin? Ciniri: It jji leading and auggea- 
livt, 

Q. lint you. (ii<l not know wlm-l ih« pfrtor* of 
Hie meeting would bel A, No. 

Mr. Hrurhhausen : That ia all. 

l!r. Ouvitiglon: 'I'iiul is all, except We 
uviit tn react our exlulutB. 

(Witmvits eseused,} 

t'jii' Court: lio rijght ahenti. You i:« 
uow goinf; Hj read suidb oihiiMbJ ti imv* 
nit iieon r"jnl before! 

Mr Covington: TJuil in rig'it — Utlh'dii 
eounneL iiun g-tln'r vriteejiMI at Hi^ tinny. 



Tiic Court: Thot it she end of the 
[d n i n (i (T » cu**! 

Mr- Iiniiddiaun.'ji; V«, Wo art ro- 
avrving any rtbutlal. 

The Court; You do not luivci to ro- 
Berve tl'tit. You. be™ (kill o* a mutter 
of right 

Mr. Jlj"utlj:x.iv.n: The plaintiff rc-'.s. 

Mr, Covington: Wo will read our «vi- 
denco Id the jury. 

The Court; How many letter* are you 
pwnK to read new I 

l!r. Covington; I eere aIkiuI fifteen sr 

twenty that wtn ej re u!&.l<sd bv.for* Sep- 
tember l- r Mh, and I wont ii> rend thojio tiuil 
have been offered in evidence. 

Tiie Court: Von t-ay vol have fifteen 
or twenty t 

Mr. Covington: There i.H Mime fifteen 
or iwk I have a whale euvelopa lull o[ 
exldhitu ihiit I uilrodiLek.4], lultera written. 

71; e Court ; Von ore not going to read 
tji: ]chlp letlerd, ntinin vliere tbey have 
been read cince, are youT 

Jlr. Cru'injrton i Ko, I ani not goiar; to 
rend anything that I huve already read. 

Tim Court: (io ripht alieail. 

Mr. Cavin^loa: The nr&t exJubit tliat 
h rcoil w>]J he lfic- n-nc *.-|iich the p-btiUlW 
rJnpli'eled t.0 nwi, tho 4r(.l(;lB enlUknl 
"iriinreii," whsrJi wilb Introduced by Liai, 
and I will nan - read that to the jury. 

Ht. liruchhaui-cn: 1 object to coun«eri 
cluvrrvcltrizotiou— 

TImj C^^^ti Yon fiuy not rend Uwt 



jinu-. You ms>' read ywu.r o»n ciJilbitji, 
and in your OYh'jL r^ujL joO <-lji ^'Q/3 any. 
thijit,- cJM! that von want that it In evi- 
dence. Jicod your ovm eiiluoits now. 

Mr. Covington: AlJ rij;lit. 

The Court: And pScBsc read your is- 
lilbilK bitlMut ajiy cenuiLMii, jast e^ving 
tiie niindu'i- on ranh uxhJbil. 

Mr, CaviB^lon: W& luLe our eieeption 
iu i!n.' rcfuxal of Uie CVrart i« permjl me. 

10 rend tin; ultJH-Le "Snftroi" nt tl.::-. tiuio. 
'J'lie Court i | lia-.'t ;ikvn..ly told YOU 

vh>li liiivt an e-st*'] it iiin to ev>iry udTcr^e 
deeiiion against jroo. 1 iiAve told holli 
rittinsi-l Ukul. Kow if yum ttnal t<> nuiko 
■njr p|mm!hm, runke ihnu sonte ijlaw eiae. 
i!r. Oovinptoji : I wdl now read. De- 
fcndaiiU* Kxliihil Y, 

(J[r. Coviiirrton rtnd Ucrcndunts* Ex- 
hibit Y lo (lie jury.) 

Mr. CtiVin^sn r f ivad ptiw' Der^nd- 
4in tx f Kihihit D^C.) 

(Mr. t.!ovinjfton Imcan to n?ad Defend- 
anti' Kililbit LMt lo tint jury.) 

The Court; I think you read that one 
yesterday. 

Mr. Covington: That ia right, your 
Honor, I did. 1 vill non' read Befeadaota 1 
Exhibit P. 

(Mr. Covijigton read part of Defend. 
aniV KiJishit 1' to the jory.) 

jtr. Covington: How Ibis ia Delend- 
ju.lu ' ExLibit 



rHS 



Col/ag-».y 

(Sir. CavjafttKi reads I>ef enuuiic ' E*- 
liibit to th* jury. J 

Mr. (ioiTJigton ; Now thii ia Exhibit 
M, and it id idttttisJ *Ub EJ.o one that 
I jutt rtfcd, S« llHTf >a no need to repeat 
it, }»V.i- KxLiliit II. 

(Mr, Coviugtiih reanla Uefermlaiita h Ex- 
hibit i[ l« tti* jnry.) 

XLo Court; I wosider if you would 
riill.-er hpvt »n oniiui-LoiLiLy to line iliem 
up nnd thon rtad ihiftn to tho jury. Per- 
Jia[jb you l-jlo .-HV4: aoma of your o^ p u 
tinm ami Mirfy, 

Mr, CoriltEtoa; I tbinL bo, about liv* 
minuter >i. 

TJwt (.iv.irl : Do you wont a hir-niintlU 
r«sai 1 

Mr. Covington ; Yes, it would belp out 
if we did that. 

Thu Court; Ail right, the jury can 
tj'fcfl a. five.ndDute receai, It will jbtvo » 
i:;t ■„'. time. 

(Short rcetiB.) 

Hr. Corintrtc-rj ; Tldn hj a letter datnd 
July £&, 1^30, from Mr. iloyls to Mr. 
PhiLurkh. 

(Mr. Covia(lom reodji letter to the jary.) 

Mr. Covington: Anetlier one dated 
July D3, L03Q r to ilr. IT. L PhilbiriEl from 
Mr. Moyle. 

[Mr, Covinjrton, reuda letter referred to, 
to tli« jury-) 

[Mr. Covington i Another dated Auguit 
15, 1333, to Mr. Pbilbrkk) 



my.) 

Mr. Covir.tfton: Armther dated Aug- 
DMt 23, 1039-, to ilr. riiilbrick. 

(Mr. Covirt^ton reada iajne ti the 
jury.] 

Mr. Covington; One dated August 13, 
tSMl, fiddrwuted to Grovcr C. Powell, At* 
Inula, •:;;'.;,•_!. 

(Mr. Covington rcada annse to the 
jury.) 

Mr. Covington: One dulcd September 
0, l»3fl, lo J. H, Miller, 

(Mr. Coviiajjlon rcBdu eioroe tu the 
jury.) 

Mr. Covington: A letter dated Sep- 
leinlwr I, l!i^i», to It 11. Barber. 

(Mr. Covington renda aaine to the 

JSr. Covtnglon: ATiotlier dalcd Sep- 
1 1 ■ i l 1 1 . l- f t r j!i.:n, ad.'ri",Bed to William C. 
Shoi.fc, Jr. 

|J'r. Covington reads same to the 
jury.) 

Mr, Covington: A letter dated August 
1", l<m, addrc^td to H»riy L. r*rk- 

liursl, 

(Mr. Covington read* tame to the 
jury.) 

Mr, Cwinjflon : And tho reply 1" thnt 
dfttvtl AutfUJl SI, 1B39, iddnmd to Mr. 
Jfiiyli', iH'utk ai> fi^lown: 

(Mr, Covingu^Q reads same to tiie 
jury.1 

Mr. Covington: One dated October 19, 
1939. 



tJ.ir. Clftiliglnn ekh4h njjli. U, tits 
jurv.) 

Mr. Covington: And a letter dated 
September II, ISM, addressed to C, F, 
Froherg. 

(Mr, Covington rends same to (bi 
jury.) 

Mr- Covirrjflon : Tbo»e doeumenls that 
I have juat road are Defendant*' Ex- 
hibit .U. 

Anotluir d*Ud Au^ual 11, 1923, entitled 
"En route to Wiltons in." addressed to 
"IJrottar Ctunben," It ie Eiltibit !>-&, 

(Mr, Covin^'too rends uune to ti* 
jury.) 

Mr, Cftvinst&n: . A tetter dated Eeji- 
tcnther IU, I93U, signed by Phoclx- Moyte. 

(Mr, Covington reads iu:ne to tlio 
jnry.) 

Tho Court: Have yt>u many morel 

Mr. Covington.: I have a good many 
ntorc, and I ean eontinuB aa long aa Ilia 
Court desires that 1 evinlinue. 

Tha Court: How nuany mor* have yon 1 

M^r. Covington ; I havo S, 9— 

The Court; They are all in evidenee. 
H»vo yen any purpnae in reading them ail 
right powt 

Mr. Covinjrton: The purpose ia to get 
tl-.i- jury aon.uaintcd with tiie facta. 

Tii.! (;i,'.i.-t: Do ysd \*ihJL to read tliem 
At -lii.i ii.ii::i.'::" 1 

Mr. Covington: Yea, air, so that the 
Court end the jur>- iua.y kno* — 

The Court: I have read tbeni, but if 



a:o 



i;:i 



v-: 



you want to read them fa the jury, yon 

Jde, CovLojjtob - They Lav* to be ririd 
In tiki jury nome time. 

Tim f'ourt: I tlwttjrhl some lime during 
(b- Uja.] we liitifltl Iijlvp a wait, and that 
tnifthi lie • Rood time. But if you wish *o 
rend uV-ai to tii* jury at thin particular 
mouuat, you nm £0 right ahead, 

Mr. GotfAKUm; Ytsi, nir. JanuiL7y 5. 
1 ::»■:. & letuc «4dB(sM to Mr. It 11. 
I5nrl*:r, 

0!r- Oorinjjtnn reads Hante to the juTy-) 

Mr. Coviit&toii: And to that i- ntlrtched 
a Irtti-r timed; January H, l!Ht\ which rendu 
u.i fuilow*: 

(J(r. CWfRAtOH n-lui<i Hjlirii to tlif: jury.) 

Mr. CftvJi.pttm: Another one cntitlrdi 
"Which Ih Supreme, Hi.i'litooiiF.nnFn or 

(Mr, Covinjrlon rend* name to the jury.) 
Mr. Covington : Tluui "God Ta Not the 
Author of C'onf eawn," Exhibit D-l 
(Jfr. OoviiL^tdii niL.li; nome to the jury.) 
Ifr. CovinKton; N<™r Ctae applicntLoit of 
Ottu rt. Movie, questionnaire. 

(Itr. Oovlnjrton HJftjdi *niiif to itn* jury.) 
lit, Covington: Then Hit Exhibit No. 
V. uhieb lias l»en read, nnd, n. letter fitted 
Fidiruury t, Ifl-fcO, to Prod nml -Th'^sj^ 
Aehly, and nnn daled January Ri ltHEK Tim 
tint' of FMflUury Inl a* rlKlubit X, and it 
rendu an follows; 
l_jfr. Covington rwiilji same to the jury.) 



Coltaqtiy 

II t r Covinglun.: TJia mc-xt one ol Janu- 
ary Stti lh an follows: 

(Mr. Covinjrton. reads same to the jury.; 

Mr. Covinjrtun: Then n Setter dsled 
September 21, 1940, to Mr. FryklumJ. To 
that bi attached tho open tetter df Harvey 
Pin!;, ond tin.' opctt letter printed by Mr. 
Moyle. Then the- EUtcment of Phoebe 
Moyli, H-liirii ia t!:e sauve, prueti-jolSy. 
There am a min.liii of cithsr lettirs bat 
I will rvMrvo rcttdin^ them. 

The Court; Ko, you n-ill re*J tli*m 
riKtit now. I asked you jlp Tkiiit uj^tj if 
you didn't "J."jint to r*wrre it untiL »<itinii 

jj!|hT Lime, jind you Hliil yflll W£,llt*d to 

r*fld tlii-tn fisbt pitvf. 

Mr. Covijiffton: Miiy I ciiflelt and see if 
lb:it Lit :illt 

Tl-.n- CWLirtL CertaiDly, you irray tlo »ny- 
iliinjjf ytvu Hint. 

Mr, Ooringtan: Thnt ii. all. 

Tlift Court: I>» you u-ant to th'juS 
"HriHHis"t H«* ia Pltunlid'a EKbil*it ii. 
TJ you want to read it now you ejir Tend 
it nnw ftf fit an? lime yon want to. 

^ir. Covington '. I believe that I will 
read it later, beeoafte my Voice is eprinj; 
otlL 

The Court: You am rend it at 1m? time 
you want In. Then the Plaintiff rents. 

Now I ml] ji?i> hot^L i;."iV.aEifl a miante, 

(roan?el confer vith tlin Ronrt.) 

Th* Court: t mt.11 fxcuae th* JEry BEtil 
Ivn o'clock Monday morning. PleaM be 



A/o'ion to Fiismus ^ to AU Dtfzndaxii 

prnqnpt n?d ])lp««T d« FiUt hIShju^ij tl»t T^iSt 
OViT tlw ■VUTll-tlnL 

(Tha jury tlicreu|tori left tike etjurt- 
romn.) 

ilr. Coi'inirton: At tlii* time ttie de- 
■ anglunta, tlvc t^'o turporationo, niul ttue 
iniliviilLial defcmlantH., nit the defendant*. 
nuiva for ii iHtuuimtai ntid uon-msit of I lie 
■u^lob. brought Iry lie )>U\ ir.t iU and that 
tin? jury be aoeorfliiijrly direutad on and 
for Hit f oJIovLkij; ^ripLuuLi : 

1. Tli* tJnintJfl* 1ms fuiled to t*t*lilwll 

hia ejiM! In- buy CYtib'nf*. 

2. Tin- uodi^nutfil rvinlrniefi ahowa that 
IIir [)l;UnLilT Lin* failed to rutilbitKli 1tm 
Irytli pf t|iK cBpLr^e^; iiLi'jh' itl jlic h-tliT 1 Aurj 

ihinfore idinwn wmrloslirl;' tlmt ho is u 
IJlH'liT ji> fiUirH'^i in I lie artk'le t'r.ii-.ksl 
*" Inroririntio.n" and on ]j f ij;iton%i| in 
"Snares/" Tli* undisputed! evidence iliciM - fl 
that there ia jnutifti'ation and truth crfab- 
liabnl nl IkhIl fihur^-n innde under 1iic 
iirit ittlH uf uetion nnd the »e?on<l c^uik 
of action. 

3. Thiri undisputed OTidenee slinwj that 
Iti* rflitionstaip hi'twicfrj the Watch 1'a'irer 
luhle Si Trcrt So«f<y, Inf. and the Wateh 
T«-ivi-r Uihle fc Trtirt Sntiety fif Ffnn>.T]. 
Ynnia with Jeho^h*i Wil n.. 1 ^^ ii: j pi-iv'i^ 
lej;ed rcultioai^lu]] nod 1hat rhe L'oiiLur.niic:a- 
(inn de^rrilwd in t)uj nclotwr iSlh Wntcp 
TVw-t-r i-nlilLi'i) "JaforllWlloB" aad in the- 
KiiYfiuljtr ITtlli Watelt Townr entitled 
"SfimrtS" vert fmNi*b«d and cireujatod 



453 

ifolion In Diimifj at to Alt Itcfinwii/nlt 

for tlti> iiifttrsnation, uf* anil Iwncfit of 
Jehovjifi'it Wittuweii upon a nihjeet inntlce' 
in whfeh Ihc- Siirifty and th^- dofendanti in 
tli i u mm hnd no i nli' rhil and duty to ti:- 
vul.i.'e. nnd lijioii a mtFiji^t ninUrr in which 
Jelio^Rh's Wilnesutu, tli* reeipkntH of (ho 
rnLiffniineJ", hnd (he riclit to reooim Thnt 
there liftn hrt'n ahuolnli. \y therefore nn cvi- 
deiu'i; wbat^AevaT of any malice, and ns 
evidciWK ufHin whseh to hase a Trerdtct ofxni 
thi; f[uestiou of inaiiee, and for thnt rca^tn 
tins plaintiff 1,L5» fuilod to eriBl>li"li * fa*e. 

4. Thr tlnilisfinlMl evidence nhnws tluit 
tlit ar'M'li- eiititSed "Snareii" annl llio 
erticlc rntitleil "isifnniuitinii 11 ilriMTjlml in 
Hip comiihnpt. nenn puhliflml and eirni- 
laird in *e|f defcjme bti'1 tlmt tin: deft-nd. 
antu n-fiT juftifieil in rnnliiT«e 1lie rrnly I*. 
fftiH8 It war in fjir answer 1n nnd in wjf. 
defnife to the letter eirculalctl by the fdaia- 
tiff, 

ii. Tlknt tli* BTtilmce flinhrii Ihc publica- 
tion. wBi fair cnnnnent vipon Hit nria jiekI 
eondnct of tlie filnintiff and that wns-eilnh- 
liflied in rcup^t of (tw Ortti-lii-r lJith 
1 L Wateh Tower 1 b and "yoveiidTrr liith 
"WatdiTomr." 
The Court: Are tlioFp j-out CTonndnt 
Jfr. Cncinctin: TLio^e are our around*, 
Aiid I nmy HJty tlij*. It i* under? iinwi. of 
enur?e h 1h.it it \i directed to both enuwa of 
uctinn nllepet) in She eorarunint. 

The Ctmrt: TL15 rrairj fipiy 10 incticakr 

Mr, CovinKton: Ifay I nay to your 



-.;4 

llatian ta DUmia as It? AU Defendant* 

lienor ttiat I qui ia lv pocilkm *'n a r i7.n- this 
matter and I lev* e^luiu^tLvcly lfiiid« a re- 
ecartla of the law and atti ready to arpjue 
the enje if lki> C<;-urt dejfirejj ".« bear nr^u- 
inent. I do not wont to ini[H>K« itiyKdtf on 
tint Court if tin; Court dott not titsirt io 
iKuit- nr-iiiiLL'j-.t. But I mtSce- tibia motion in 
■rtlue. intervut of the de ftiuianta and upon the 
law. 

Tl.ii Court: The motion ia denied ai to 
rl.i' first cause of action us Io all defend- 
ants. As to the second cause of action, tn4 
motion is denied aa to the eorpornt* dt- 
fenrlunti and dr^'ision it rc-Bcn.-&d a» to Uie 
individual defendunts. Eicenlian ia all 
events to ths dufeiisJwntJ'- 

1 want all r*f[u*Sta to chm^e by Wednea- 
diLy. J want all eiluhita cleaned up by 
Monday, and I want counsel Monday after 
KCOM to look at Ihr e.\]tihit!i of the other 
Fide und an that they aifi> deonotl up; in 
oilier words, to 064 ttmt all the pencil 
markings fire out and in shape to go to the 
jury if we get that far. 

(TS'ltereupon, an af^.ou rament u-aa taken 
until Monday, May 17, VJiS t at 10 o'clock 

UJl.J 



p. Kitten XIHstni— for HtfU,— Wrcci 

lirooSdys. N. T. May IT, 1£H3. 

Tan. o'clock a, in. 

(Tiuit Riivufai.) 

The Ceu"t: Firat witne*!'. (d*** 1 ^ 
Mr. Coiinc^ton: C. ii, E!Ijm>d. If 7»ar 
Honor plcahe, we hsYe (he «"itn*6«i:» front 
uot ill rdivii anil from WLbcoukiB, and I 
wodtd like to call tli em Cot of order io 
(h!it Uiey rnij' be excused. 

The Cuort: You certainly may. Wo 
will be delifilded. 

C, Hn-TCSJJ ELL1H-OU, £17S North 62ml 
Street, Waowatoaa, ^'iueonsin, 

iJir^i:* f-fiji.iiinjitjn by Sir. Covington: 

<J. V"U are one of Jehovah h e Wilucmfa, are 
youT A. 1 am. 

Q. And in addition to heinjf one of JVJ.arnh'i 
WltnoaMK, do yon follow pome aeeutar oucupa- 
tionl A. Ten, nir, 

■Q. What concern are ynu cnrniKtcd irithl A, 
I am tnm.Dcled nitli Allis-ClmlmOTJ llnnufoie- 
tMrinfi Canipany in West Allien. WitwonEin. 

Q. In wnat adTULcityt A. SuperrinJr ill), the 
purchapinc; depftrtrnent, 

<}. I low lon.tr ha^'e you hfcti ane- of JehovohV 
"WitaeaBeal A. Since 1EH0. 

Q, Act] what company aro you astocinttd 
withf A, AsKotcisted with the Milwaukee com- 
pany nf .TehoYah'ii Witness,.?, 

(J. And haw long h»Te you been associated 
laitli that coiopanyT A Br*r nicoc I ww— aincc- 
13MX 



*.'s 



C- Milan KiiimK—For Dfftt^rSiTfci 

Q. And in wilt capacity do you Eerre, She 

M ilu jlmIlI'S! rcuiifMiny ill Ji-li Aval: "£ \Yirfl££fla§.T 

A. I *[-rve 1Iip Milwaukee CumniLuiy of Jehovah 3 ! 
W i Lne lises Hi CBEnnaBy MroUKt. 
Q. ISXfJaiA 1c [lit 1 : jury what toiopany ai>rvant 

I*- A. A roiunjiny Horv - iL:it 3.1 il t# \ ireftL'' ill i&tive 
of the Society in RjrnnUyu, and throue.lL the 
eoinjiany tcmot nil tlic information sod in. 
strut-tinn cnines for (lie QonLpjufly, and lliia in* 
formation, is given to trie Bom|Mn>) Lhrumfth th* 
atiirumy servant, 

Q. IJo yoo preside at a)] awemiilira of 1h<: «m- 
gref»alion.I A. I da not 

Q. Wluil assemblies of the congregation do 
you yirciiidft att A. I preside at "lit bcrric* 
nn-i-tiisj; en Wednesday nipht at oar ivir-pcjcun 
ITntl nnd aim nl a. Tuesday evening meeline;. 

Q. And do j-oli k*r* il* UTiitch Tower rludy 
too. nnd when is fofttT A, W* har* a Watch 
Toufor Jitmiy tlunrln;' evening it Kingdom Hall 
at 7:4, r (. 

Q. How' Liiii^ hare you known the plaintiff, 
0. It. Muyli'J A- Ton or twelve ye*rs, 

Q. And lu>vt did you become acquainted wilH 
Mr, Muylvr A. T beuame acquainted with Mr, 
Jfnylu t!imi:p>. lb:' Arliviliei in the Watch Tower 
Bll.tf & TrMt Snwolj. 

Q. And what on:npnny was lif A&iiociatcd -with 
when you J»;ame acijucinti'd with hinif A. i!o 
war AHhi^rinlnd, I iifliere, with the HM-in* 1 corn- 
puny. 

Q. Ami did ?l* (jh mak? any apeechf* or 
mlfc* 1(v the Milwaukee company! A- Yea, he 
was an elder Ln th* MJlwankHs company for * 
year or mora. 



a BSton EllUon—For DffU.—Dirtei 

The Court: Don't you think he should 
fii the (Lint of thln1 . 
Sir. Covington: Tan. 

Q- And ■when wjh Ihntl A. Thin wig prob- 
ailjf in 1303 or 1802. 

Q, And do you rcmcmlid- when Mr. tfoyle 
to J Li* fafnily cu-me (o Br«W>n to join the 
J-<w,d<[LJaFim sitjiff 9f tLc S*«iciyT A. I do. 

Q, And ■tJtfrlnjf tlmt tiins did you ha»g ooro- 
sinu. 1n «)'(■ Mr r >fnylc on of fation-n I intprrnlg 
daring; the ycnr» (hit he »iif at Ik-tlrell A, 

During the Vinuibdn |H' rjni!^ tl:c lloylc fftOllly 
would tuiuaJSy t*m« tn WismnKin. 

Q. And you rrrm*robcr in 1939 kaminp; tltnt 
hit. Moyle n-fljf j-cturriinjf to 'Wigwniiinl A, I 
do. 

Q. How did yon 3fam that, pl?ancl A. I 
Warned that through Harcoy Fink. 

Q. And when wan. (bstT A. It wn» al least 
a month before they came hack. 

(J. Ami wVat f .m\T runt ion did ynu liavi- with 
Mr. l-'inl; in reward 1o Mr. lloyle'u rc-luro! A. 
I had a pood man}' *&nwrnati*>nn wills liiirt. nrtd 
the fnr! that 111- vi'nn i-earraftjfing hix n>ifiiM ta 
nfi-fHinihular" Mr. Jloyle wai <ini> nf tin* vnyn in 
n"l»ifl] I learned ilmL Mf. JFayln anil fnmily wtrc 
emniii.Lf f> Wini-onn i is. 

Q. And in what capacity did Ifr, Fink nerve 
1lii' SiwielyJ A. He was mine mrvaji;. 

Q. Uid tlmt i'flVT a ^j-i'heht r*jrifin nf iwHtory 

t!i:in yn"m kh'tvl^I I A. It rliil, Thtf" Tinny mHTrril 
wh^t wjlj: LnLm-n an Z'ir.iL'. 1^«. I an VT|j*mnKin, 
wnich t^>nk in jje^r;m.l cilirH t^nidfn Milwank<*. 

Q_ ^li'Tji twjlb tEio fi rt^t ticni? t3u.il ymi jiiih- Mr. 
Moyk* ftflo-r he rcltimed from BrOvklyaf A, 



C- ffitlun BHum—fsr Ttrili.—Tiirt.el 
Wlniii \\k atti'iidiui one of our Kundny f;V4niii,j» 

JOH'tiPi^H. 

Q. And at thai time did you fcn"»' <riiy Mr. 
lloyle u-aA l^ntk fr'tin Itrf^klynt A, \ did nfrt. 

tf. Did he utake nny tfTort to explain In you 
why h* (ran ItaJ-k fptiin Jtjrjrjjyn? A. Wlten 1 
j.;j-i.i-.-Uh-[ 1cm ij at l\." hail, 1 luld hinv I nr..l'TBtaod 
tlmt he u'uuh ^rjinif to lake up Ink rtiiid'Bte in 
MilwiukH f.r VVauwiatUMa, uitl 1« mhl ,n^i t thai 
«'a> truv. Flu nuLni In' had lefi ltetbf-1. Tn fnPt, 
he hi id lie woh kiehml uul of J;-i !..-!. 

Q. And di<l >lr. llnyJo mntinun to a.--'« x iim! 
with Ihi; wdjipany aft^r he mtunHnl in Mil- 
waukw! A. lis- did. Fie axuured s\* that— In* 
hf»htm| jpi*- that he wv iri fu'rfri'l Ibh riH'-iiy a-iih 
Mk; Kf^-Jt-ly n nd l Unt h*- dk^in-d ^ ««|»'rnt' i in 
4-Ti-ry wn,v i*"i:h Oip MiU"atikH: cmmjiajiy nnrt in 
lh> m-rvdi-* WJirk. 

[^. Din) you jind nther* nf Ji>ltnnihV iriiiiwiw 
hnvL' a liitrh r"wird far NFr. M'^li- vrliilr I"- *•"■<* 
ntHimuiiii ivilli ihi' l^^ietyf A. 1 nlid. yes, «ir. 

Q. And did y»u Ixlij'vn vifiat Fin inhl yrm, thAt 
In. was in full liJirmony inh IFn; Kowly. it tin- 
tinit- li- fold ynitT A. I d"d, y*, "t, He luul 
ioc r:.i ■'.,■ . for a '.•■"■,; while. 

Mr. liruehlincLsen r I move to ftrihe tlint 

DDL 

The f-ouTt : fclriie il 'int. I'h-niia an- 
imer the njnecl&iu and rend»r no orrinionn 

Iwr*. Cniinf.fl for Ihe d^r^inlantu will nek 
yuii whs L ht> wjliiH to aai." yosi. 

Q. M'Ikt din! von 'TithI nnlirr— uf.n.1 "ITitF. if 

any K dJd Mr. Mnyle'n pre.ieni^ Ln tht MiJwaor** 

totnpony liace u])on the brtthrcn linrt'l A. 



0, Hilton EHLtun—yar Dtjia— Direct 

Tjhtl- vi-if. tiiaay r L ui-cUoTin liial were asked by 
diltrn-nt ooen a^ to vhy lit vai is. WiscoLsin 
ul.i-n ih:-r<: uviu no itiiitti legal work to he done 
in iJj-H.i'Llyn and 1st heloncjed there to take cart 
of rLu Ku'ii'iy 'j< Itgal u'ork. Therefore, the !|ur*- 
lituLH g?»r* ludial v to wliy he u-o>: in llilwodtafc. 
lj. And do you remerati^r whether or not ilr. 
KEnk unit Mr. lloyle attended a study in the 
humc of ana of Jthonah'* WitnBBmtig Milutiukct 
dutinc; lii At limeT A. There waE g stud) — 

l[r. BrnFhhaLi»eH ; If your Honor plcise, 

n;;i '. "Vi- ::ilv..- Ll.i'- dalel 

Tht Court : V«4 Yo a nay "uurusg that 
time." 

.Mr. Oit'iiifpju a J Durinjr the tinui of 
Aoipist, F^frtjenaher— 

Mr, BxwIUuiuneB ; 1 oFjjcct to kailiap 
^iipsliuiui. Let Ihe wilnemi Iculify, 

TI;l' (JuuItL IlliJocLion CUStilined. Cue 
you lii the li lis a- firit I A±,s. him. 

Q. Can you fii the Ilph; of nutii utudieul A. 
The liuie n( Jiiich sludim would be from the time 
h K roturni-.l to Milu-mSiek; liiruA|;h September, 
Ortoher, 11/39. 

The flourl: Hay I interrupt one min- 
uUtI This ficH.t meetui; dual thij nitnejid. 
Fiak deoeribed, I think you aii^hi to fti ap- 
[irp;viiiiately the. time of Uuii for tha 
rtfOrd. 
2tfr. Covinj^ton : Tes, 

Q. When wan, the ur«t niwilinjr tFiat Sir, Moylc 
nttrnslusl it the f»rqrjnigt,tJMi of Jehovah'* WiL- 
beKK« in Milwaukee, the a.pprvJ.utd.tc timoT A. 



,:0: 

C. Milton £Hw«f-^Fi»r fh-fis^Dirtet 

As Tai- ps I titn, tansmior, it was Iho first Son- 
dfty trier llivy r'jltirned to Wiseontdn. 

Q. And udien Vfa» that, approximately? Was 
H I lie lr.'mth ;:t" Angiisl" A. It woe dannff tlio 
munth oi' August. 

Hy ll it- Court: 

Q. 1939) A. 1333, >'*», *ir. 

Uy Mt, Covpnjfton ; 

Q. IVtTt tli* utadifa in M ilwaiikee «onduetei| 
umhir yonr snnen'SticiA, Mr. K]JJ.iunf A. Tiie 
iiervLL-e »«.-tinjr. 

Q. Ami the l*ok iitadjen at Ilia various homeaf 
A. Ycii, air. 

Q. Wliit effect, if any, vraa liad upon the atady 
io tka Fink hotne altendetl by Mr, Moylef 

Mr. }trneUwt|iu<n; The date, vLcnitet 

Q. (t'untinuwl) l>uriAjf Aujfiist anil fck:p(*ln- 

htu-, mcta 

Air. I! rtuiihauuen ; £ would liko to have 
il b4']iarnted. 

Q. (('ratinwrd) S"? AHpwt, 1MB. A. In 

Ali^uhI, ];i;I3 — of cuitrnd, 1 cannot fix the exact 
LiiQalIi — 

Tho Court: We are not A.-'liw^ you tn 
li\ the exact date. Your b^t rs'colleetioin 
will hiTve nil purpose here. 

A. (rnfitiniRiJ) To Ihc best of my reeoLLM. 
tion, the ci-.ndoctor Of this mteliAK cl Ihe Fink 
koine raised ohjicctione to the manner in which 
ijueitioin were, asked in the meeting. Question" 



401 

C. Hilton Ktiiscm^- /-'or Defts. — Direct 

not alone: the line of the subject to he studied 
were intorpiwed hy the Moyle nrro^ni and, there- 
fore, the proper attention could not be paid to 
the leas on thit was assigned. 

M^f. Brnthhauuon: 1 niove to strike, 
out tl-e riMicluu.ion» of Hit vfilmMK, 

The Court; SlrLke out tite cunolu^ioni 
of the witnes*. And hy "tlu; Huyh,- 
fiLiully" whthui do you ii.i'aii — or "the 
UOVlO ^nJU[t"t 

Thi' Wituena; TFiat would he Air. and 

Mm. M^yte and .Mr. and Mrs. llirceh and 
Mr. and A! lb. l jL mk. 

{;. II f. Klliaon, on or about Kcpk-ntber Ctlv — 
whether thai is the cmicI day or not,. I do n«t 
know — bnl da ynu rcninahrr tlW pgCiidtfg tluit 
111'. Mayh: n-Lnl ± [mlijic j;(jlt|. liiiiii t hefufr tile 

IlilwuifciH eiiiic/refiation T A, I do. 

Q. IYIluI, if anything, do you recoil in thai 
regard T Whal meuting: was itT A, This •'« 
it one of our ferviee meetings, ah I itl-jllT. 

Q. And what day of the w*ek Was that out 
A, On a Wednesdmy, 

tj. 'fell Us, 1'ilunse, what look place on that 
(i.: iLL-.iujL, who wzui preAiding at tlie meclinj;, anil 
what V.-H.R tuiid and done I A. I was prcsidiajr 
at that incttirijr oi company scrvAnt, o^d dur- 
ing the nieetini? Sir. Fink t<H?h over ]in.rl of it 
and said that iweajne of tlu; foci that he luid 
received ninny intcuirion us to w)l> Mr. Moyle 
was in Milwaukee, ho would jrivit hint a clijiiiifl 
to tell ihe Milwaukee friends why b« ban! left 
Urooklyn. 

q. If you eamiot ruinecubfr all of it, yuu can 



4-JJ 



C. UittoH ZMfon—l-'vr Defls.— Direct 

kl] u» the substance of xvlmt you do remember 
coitcwrniiiB; whaL }lr, Mnylt did tad so id. A. I 
mueMlKr tlw Mtcr, psrtt of it, in which I14 aajd 

II* llQi) left il|C HclSnd bOIBt lu'lTlilWi Hlf llLMtjijIli- 

nmii.'ii xknrwa by Jih],l;i; Rathe t-furd, tbat aoiae, of 
tlit Ilt/liii-lile* were given more privilege* tlian 
e.tliurs, that liijiiur n'Lib larvou al Bethel, and 
al»o UluI jili:iJy uturtes wore toid at the table. 

(j. And after tiunt — may I ask you, first, 
]Jcj'.-l, iri-t Mirviee iii'.-L tiller, v.-imt sort of a meet' 
inj; ii lluitl A. A service- meeting i* vac at 
whkli I be "Informant" i» (post* over and way» 
gnj, jjh-^u* to- better serve Jrimvuh Uod are eon*: 
into, rejiofk Dire- W*d, and. (be hettenaaul of 
ili* «L-rvkc ls considered. 

<J. And what liu you mean by "itrvice" and 
"Informant"! A_ Thr " j nfonimnt" La a paper 
1 1111,1 i.-; prttt t» tu monthly by headquarters by 
I he Kneirly j,"ivinj; rcrlain iiifdiiuatitiit regard- 
bip tin 1 lllbu*c-to- bouse M'nik ; h.it i» jjuiitg 00 
IhruiiglHiiil tbe world, and pdmwing u« how *■« 
crna Iseller ser»'e Jehitvah find. These poinLa 

flTC K n nc nvtr'j Ond wh?li;V*-r it ii poiiiibl*, tllfry 

en- put inln effect in the ililsvQukoe area. 

{j. That is usually attended by active |iou*c- 
to-houne [1 ubSi;- 1 icrs, in it riulf A. Yen, sir, 

ij. What effeel, if any, (till the readinpj of the- 
ili'jlc aluU'LwiLl to lira COUpuy i"ive there- 
after! A. This seriiicd to itr it. ili.l krinir, mo-rm 
uiK-aniiKMni in the uiindh (if the friend*, UnJ tiny 
took uidesu some with lloylc- tind some with tbu 
Kueiety. The itivinioi) sttniml 1u b« Vtfry puutii 
uuiiksd aTLer this ]Mi r( 1 cli l^r LnciiU'nL 

(J. At tliuL IrniQ (ltd M"r. Moyk vljito bit 
flLtajpiLiiLi Ui and luynJty to- llic Soctoiy in iiWi- 
L1.11 tu llii L-biLiyiL- Diadul A. He J:i- 



C. MUq* Elku-n—rer Defir^Direct 

Q. What effect did that hav* apaa th« nitudi 
of tlu; ljrttli n?Q iovnLvedT A. Well, it seemed 
very turner to tlie different cuss tbat one who 
vis ia perfect harmony m-hIl tlie Society Baocdd 
leave and coiiie it ilil*aiikoe aad leavt hi* , mnk. 

iff. BrucSdiauEea; I object to tiuit and 
n.ov-j to itcike it out aa a ccarJuaion. 

Tlie Court; I laill aliow i; to t^inct. 
It ii Ilia conclusion, but it bii* Alf«*4y 
been ans^'trtdn I (*dl zdlov n to At^nd. 

Q, How long did Mr. JJ«y]e csntbiiH; to MW- 
cinte wish tilt Milwjiufaee eompojiy, pleaseJ A. 
Ile eontimJtd to tnoeiat* n-itii Hit Milwauiee- 
coiiLiKiiiy tunpf ioto lii* fur-it part of llMfi, prob- 
ably Fi'lutsisirj 1 sr JJarcb. 

Q. Did be ilurine; tiiat time demoaitrate by 
bi.i eoitusa af acriun uripoaiiioa against tbe &o- 
vitiv and Ibe wmpany there! A. By the dif. 
farooJt lottvrs UiAt Imd tees— 
JJy tlie Court: 

Q. bid he t A, Tea. 
By ilr. Covirigtoa: 

Q. And what was it, pleaaeT 
Tbe Oamrt: How did ael 

Q, How fliid he, piirfuj^t 

1'Jie Witjiesa; Will yoa ■Uk Lbst ques- 
tion again 1 

TJie Court: Bead it 

(The question vu ropcolifd by Uie re- 
poikrA 

Hr. BrtdiJULtnea: Ha« t!i» titn« bttn 
lUedl Hit W-yn "'•iiirinf; tbe tint" 



C. ff, ; rj*-n BUimm—Fer Dtfti.— Direct 

Tbc C"urt- Piirj-n^ Ihe time Uiit he 
wan a irifmlKT ;if :hi: M i I u'b.kI:cc eompaay 
ufliT he retampi from BrcoWyn. 

Alt. C«via£t«ii; Tb»t it rijrltt. 

A, Ye«, I vfnuld anawcT !hati becauso of tfia 
fiml tlial Idtlcin had Wen ciredated in and 
iiruLir.d il i lu-aiikee to liiat effect 

fly tlie- Court ; 

Q. Yeu km>w tlial of year own kaowledgel 
A, I do. 

By Mr. Covington: 

Q. t)a y<pii reeuJJ tlie o«-anioii tbat Mr. II. A. 
IXowlett of JtriOrilyn ;*^id a viuit to the iiil- 
iriiHikw company, pfciHeT A. Yes, *ir. 

Q, Jio yvn rftucHiinT wbi-n tluit w-ftj, Suada.y 
or il wr*'Jt djiy? A. It wd^ Suinlay. 

tj. Ui.i you H'Uill approximately tlia datet A. 
It wiif. either the S4tii or ffiitli of h^enlnnlicr. 

ii. Did you receive notice from tlw M^idj (* 
livid such d meeting) A. I fret-ived a. ktttr 
fm-iii the Mwicty in Bnxiklyu lelliaK me iimt 
ii. A, lljm-lifit wot to viiit Milwaukee on a very 
Eperiol misiiior. 

ij, 'I'd! un ivlnit took place at die meeting vnd 
wlio Vtjv* j;ib1J:i'i-L,I tiiere from, the time that Mr. 
J Umli'tt arrive.! until Hit meeting waa adjourned, 
if you renie:nln;rT 

The Court: That m oa September Sltb 
or iJth, 1333* 
Mr, Covinfitoai Yea, 

A. Ur. Tlowlett arrived in liiEwauliee at my 
home and ret.oented !nit *"* - fl H * »pwal iu*i;t* 



C. Ifilt<in f:!!isQtt—l<'or Dcjte.—Dirtei 

ing of the ililwaukce oorniiiHiy for tbftt after* 
noon at four o'clock. Tlu» wa» duae. At that 
■ucctina" Mr, llonlett pi'tmidrtl aad aiked rue to 
rend a tetter tlial be bad, and in this letter re- 
moved H. 11. rink an uone s-trvant aind a]i- 
pouited M. A. llowlett iia temporary xonv ser- 
vant llr. Hewlett then gave hi a talk oa the 
flhaking that waa ftib-ijj oa tlirough the Lord 'a 
orejaniwtioa, in whieh he j*aij everylliiag — he 
qaobed Scripture bbewing tuat everything: that 
could be shaken would be shaken out. 

(J. And did be mention anything conctmiaLr 
tlie activity of Mr. Moyts in tint tcjp"o sr.d 
rLfer ti it and aL»u m t(i ]u» coqdHj;t at BatJn;H 
A, He did. 

Q. I ubow you I'jjiliihit 1, "rnformotiyn," and 
ask you if you ]iav« (vor read that {handiaa; to 
wilnfrnii). A. Yea r »ir. 

Q. And do you recall whether or not Mr. 
[(■rwlett read that amine: article at tlie hieetjos 
tliat you liave nientionedl A. An I recall it, that 
arLielc wa* nutd hy Mr. Howleit at tlie meeting 
On September 2tt!v or 2ith. 

Tbe Court (addifniasiag Mr. Caviag. 
ton); Now vim are ia error, Iiook at 
tieit ejehibit nambCT, will youl 

Mr, Ooiinjrton: It tooka like "1" or 
"1." 

The Court: lu tliat the September lat 
"Wakli Tower"! 

Mr. CorincrUm; It i» Ocdihcr 15lri- 

Thc Court; Tbo you «r« rtj^bt, it i» 
Eiliiliit 1. 

Q. After iir. Hewlett paid tbe visit to the 
Milwaukee wnipaoy, what effect, if any, did it 



Q. Milan XHiiHiH—Fitr ttrflf,— Direct 

have upon the difMlofl and doubts Unit were 
in the liiiiidti of Lhe biiilhren n\ lending the mm- 
:;■:...:.■.: A. Tlie dih.-ii.iCni •■■ i--- : in-l. Uii.Tt.- 

iimi-Lnl lifter llmt. The difltrunt cue* who had 
anism-iiiti-d ihi-iiHftixii with Mr. lloyia attended 
lhe nn-v linj;, *qt (iipi'tlM'T,. and othcra tiad 
nothing la nay la Hicju. 

(j, And tbo^e wbo bad ant irT.liated them- 
Htrvet with Mr. .Muyte hut who had expressed 
iImiiI-.i, i'iit il have ««y effect upon dioin aa to 
thoM cluupj;™ 1 tint Jlr. itDyle Jiad made before 
lhe c-r.u^ri'Kii 1 i"Ji ! A. They u;i to that time lud 
fmiiic tu the c«iichi*i<>n that lie wan nut in hnr- 
liimnv with (ho y<M'>L-(y ( ijimI llfcr'-fnre ihi-y 
fticvidt-il hitn, rm we- ure told 1o in Ihe Serip- 
turi'i. 

Q. V.'hu! i'ATiyI did 1lu' nrlii'lr- H'iirilh-d " Tn- 
f H*>t-ihiat i-iici 1 F Ilili^! ujiiiil Oh' jiiLn<ti«. rtj llie>e lirrlii- 

j-i-n whi> had cui-b dnulitil A. Tluit article tnii- 
Snunl ihe iimlcrntnadine; ami (lie thmu^htn of 
thoric who were opposeil In I lie action taken by 
Moyla. 

(J. And t"bt*t wha were iiidi iTef en t or wbiv 
were in dciibt, did it help tbetul A. Tli^se who 
were indifferent or in doidit, it hi-'ped them 
on I uLiiwcil 1lu-iri tlmt Moylo wasn't in hannnoy 
with ihe Society. 

Q, Ti-U iix wlmt rorirse of netian did Mr. 
M<nh' and hii 1 friimdri take in the coacxipnliflnT 
A, I wruihl nay (hoy cainc to tlie ineeiin^s hut 
took no part in tlieiu; fi imply sat there daring 
Ilia jneflin^n and then left, 

Q. Mr. KSIimn, Mr, Uoyle kstified regarding 
wriain nntieo? you ^ervedl flpn^ him in tbe 
■pring of lii- 5-.ji. I aik yoit if Hat ii a oopy of 



■;u7 
C. Hill*™ Ellixi>9—F*r Deftu—Dirnt 

that notiec tlwt yau nerved upon Mr. Moyle, 

pleaae (Immlin;; ta wiffnififl}. A. Il ia. 

Q, I af-k y.iu if after that you did not deliver 
In Jfr, ifoyle another notice, and is tbat it 
[haBiiitijr. to wil«ici>»). A, Il ia, 

Mr. Covington: I offer the one first 
Ed i-r.li j 1*4 by !hc witr.cHR nnd tht one 
wiL-iiiLLllv identfrhd. 

.Mr. BruLdihausen; No ohjftuoa. 

(The paperji referred to irere reeeivetl 
in evulenre and marked Uefeadanta' Ex- 
hii.iti U-17 and 1>-18.) 

Q. Mr. fttliaon, at the linie you delivered 
either one of IheRe nolieep, did. jtii have ajiy 
conversion willi Mr. KfoySe! X. I did. 

<J, Wiinr win it that you plated to Mr. Moyle, 
pleaxe, A. When T handed him the Inter notice^ 
I said, "Olia, 1 am tarry to linnd thi* to yon t 
hut yon sro in bad with tlie Pru-icty, and until 
the>c Ihiopji nre elmrod Up, Ihe^c iiuitructinnn 
nill Jiliijul." 

Q. And dmirn! Ebot [imp, hnd you noticed the 
effret of such activity upon the comjinny! A. I 
liad. 

Mr. BrUchhmiPfta; I object to the 
form nf tht question. 

The Court: Il mmmiea tliat there bail 
been some activity. Objection sustained. 

Mr. Ilrnclilinu^cnr A nil T move [0 strike 
out the aiiH-wer. 

The ronrt: Klrilo oat Ihr *n>w«i 

Q, Yiiu hail kjioaii Mr, Moyle for a tone; time, 
you jijuli'd, I believe! A. Ye«, fir. 



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fi !hl<Mi 'lllisvn — Fi,t I)irfi.i. — fli'vct 

Q. Ami tlii] you de-Hire to i*e Li i in ronir hf,:k 
and anuu-tare LiijiiHsif loyally wLdi Lli-c congre- 
gation! A. I tra* hojunje that hft w ( mtd ilu h<i. 

Q. Ami >,iiii In- cvi-r rc]MMil Trnin hi? roB,™ 
or irvidi-itru any iksiire ti> return! 

Mr. liriu'iiliiiiiM'n: I nbjiitt trj the foi-ia 
of the L|Ur-^1iruL. 

TIie t'niirt: OlijM-lLiw v listb i m-il. 

Mr. Ciiiinffton: Wc oxepJlL Tour 
Udr.hr, whieb ivouht 1jl l tin, lsv;l thin 1 to 
ti-ud On* lutti>c»I I will fuituw your mig. 
grHtion, 

The Court: I Slave jri^-irn each nms your 
choice. You *Q« r^&d t li.Mii now or later, 
as you will, 

Mr. Covington:: I'crhups it would lw 
k-lter, in nnler tn nviihl enuf>.i«iiin, tn 

read tllMlL row. 

(Mr. C«viii|;liiii rMtiln tVreiiilnmV Hs- 
hihit* D-17 anil D-tS 1n the jury.) 

Q. Mr. iClli^on, vtll yon explain En the jitr* 1 
why it wan (hut yon nerved this lout nniice fcjmrc 
II.'. Uoyle cli'jiy Ln.i; Jiiui, the, jjriv'LLi'Ki-s of obtain, 
lilsl ] j ti-rtlE I] re niul |iivai'liiiif; from liOUM to 

huiifeT A. Tlw f>w( LIulI JIt. Moylv had ex- 
pre^-il 1!iouj:Ii1» [but wore mnl rJLry tn our 
Si'riplutaJ iinilerBtn ndir.g. oxid thn.1 ir. house I* 

house lli)<trilHirinn of literature ^ nt ] nj^n in his 

con wr«4i.1 ion from hnuw |o lii'ii^r, hr would nat- 
urally eiprc*s h;s d-ti I'tniijiliif: In (he snattur. 

Mr. liruflOiiQB^n: T objeet to that tuirt 
of it unless- there lb boiim statement M t" 
when and where it wnru It if lou general. 

The Court: Yea. Btriks il nut. 



t'. ifaifwiit £ffc*ii — for Dtfta. — Direct 

Q, Aro person* who nre only ■r.ne liuiu]ri'il 
))tr e*ot in lianaonj' -wi(h t}i« SudrJy (IntctrinpB 
BjsJ. polidiii ymi-riLiLtrii 1^ uj-1 □« ijji mini Eton 
from Liolim; tu luiw, Mr. EUuonJ A- Ves, nir, 

(2- 1 tuow >'u-u a L>Lter claltij >fn.rcli 22, 1D+0, 
Bi!JfPh£«l to VDLl Oj)d iiffnril tv Ifr, Olin B. 
lloj-U. I ut yan pleoic tg identify that and 
!'-!i vrJte[in?i or not ttiit k la& nLpLiluri) tlmmJ- 
tng to u-itiif-se). 

Tha Court: It wfta Bildre-Jifrcd lo yoa, 

"i'.l VOU ll :■<■ I '. i: ".In; Ih'I^'ItT 

Q, Did you rtwivn Uk l«l(*rl A. Tc» f *ir, 

Mr. Covirtpfton: IVn nfjcr lliat. 

JJy tilt Coufl: 

Q. Tliiil lof-ntf* in nnnwer In ynur Iwn lrbji-re mr 
on? of L2h-i:i| A, That 110 nlouht WUn in rniswrr 
In Hie n«i[ice tlial wo n*rwi] nn Mr, M»yk 
1 filing him llitt tie *outd nOi Ih\vo pnrt iu tiio 

HNie Cowt! Dc[f3H]antu' Ks3dLi)t D-lfl, 
Jfr. Brucliljau^n; Ha filij*+tj<vn. 

(The Ifcttiif rnf?rrr<| in vim rcceiiid in 

riillEQOt Jlmi niarlml Di*ft™ianl»' lixhibLt 

(ITi-. Cin'inpinn iffads DtfendunlM' St- 
Dibit D,13 to tfio jury.) 

By Ur. Cuvington: 

Q. Mr. Ellison, after lltat, ilid Mr. ilnyh at- 
tend the fompniy, after thifl ItttuT >'Hb ifivi.avcd 
by youf A. What is (he dale of tlmt )*Uerl 



C. UtiteH Ellison— Far &c;ta.-~Crass 

Q. UjlhjIi 22, mQ. A, Tiny attended ojum in 
a, wildo, and r]n;n fimiLLy fjiUcd Oiit, 

Jlr, Bru?!|]«nus«n; I object to tn« word 
"fadod," That is a coocluaioa on Ulb part 
of tin witnoaa. 

TJift Cfltlft: 'Th«y Attcntkd ontc Lp a 
wliltu ujsd tbta utopjitd *uniinff," 

ilx. Cuvip^-tun ; Yea, 

Q, Did yon liuvo any hutrad or malice to- 
vinU ?ifr, Moyk iia taking thiu octicn against 
lain it A, I did ncL 

Q. Util you desire to tol!ow the Scriplurnt 
al[Ltuik L irnd luivc liina fdliow llie Scriptural at- 
litudit in nit'nliisg m-iHi [Ins brelJiernT 

Mr. Bruehhnniicn: 1 objeet to what his 
iksirfa uro. 

Tlnj C'Jlirt: Ohji^linn *nui1 nintii, 
Mr. Ovin^tnn : Wo tMtpt. That j* 
ull, IhauL you. 

C;'!.-.i.v-r" rji?ji^rj^ii^j by Mr. RrMnhhvwcn-, 

Q. D» jdn BfrcE with llto |jrineip]i stutwl hy 
.TfrTiOvuh's WilqfHsws (hftt it is OwJ'a nr(panJiE&- 
lion on earl hi A. Y**i *lr. 

(J. And that llieif* is no other or/»aiiiialLcisi 
that is Dod'g or^niuiiian eKotFitin^ Ittwth'i 
Witnetitfil A. That in right 

Q. Anil that l[r. Ilntherfnrd waa head of 
("iml'i nri^ratHUi on on earthT .\.. Mr. fiuthor- 
fnrd n-nx t'n; President pf (he T>V<ili Tdwct 
EiliSe & Tract Sncitty, the ehunpel through 
w]iip:h Ooi is working npnji 1!k' enrlb, 

Q. Ori lif irns mrt if Sn JiftfliU 610011,18 (hat 
;1T A. I n-Did-Jn *% (i^rfiiif jt thM wjij- r I ws™]d 



■IV : 

C. Hilton Eilixtm—Ftir lhlU.—C*&t* 

iiiiifJy nay tii&X .Itliuvali (lad v.'lu uuing hiia 
|o iurtlui'L' tiie work upon tin: earth, jutt an l.a 
unHi tljL' nicn of Lild, alwnya Jta]ir.g through 
human njfncku, 

Q. So Mr. ItutSierford was lite nnly liuman 
*p:icy t)mt frwl wail wnrkios throushT A. ITs 
wii^ Prcsi<S'!Tt ^1 ilie Society. It ami" - " "a 
dirfcn.'nce — 

Q- And lie wk (lie OT-Sy liunvan jij^enry ihrouph 
iiciiom (UiA win iA"i>riiin^ Ihrnu^hT A. Jt wnuld 
liuiif; no -:ij ff'. 1 ri'ni'c if il I'lit Jliilur" Rutherford at 
iam« otimr mail. 

The Court; Ha did not nsk you tiial. 

Mr. .Slennfrrisplie r, vrjl| ynu reilld tl«0 i|«i'^- 
iiniiT 

(Tin' L|Ui'-,liun wan reprated by tli* ate- 
nographcr.) 

A. afr. Rutfaerfonl was rrenident of thi^atrh 
Tower Utlile & Traet Society tlirouph wliieJk {rod 
Hun working. 

Hy the Court : 

Q. Wan. he tli« only ontT A, Ife «i« (he only 
President of the Society, ye;, air. 

By Mr. Ilruchh!m*eii: 

Q, And the only one through whom God wai 
working ot tho time that lie waa in office, in that 
iit A. That is rLfihi. 

i}. And you would not naarrel with Goft nr 
Oral's npenl, would_ynnf A. That i^ — you. haT* 
jlhIjisJ two linen tifin* (hi*re. 

Q. f WLtbdrcny 1he ([uentigTi, Jf you reeQLve»f 
any coiiuiiuiiieatioo from God's ajicnt, you would 



ft Jiilton Eitittn—Fer &;ft;<~Cr»*t 

iLut uljjwl to L(, would you) A. Wi? kut*- that 
Uud'n h^l-uih ar« all hujr.an — 

'L'jii! Court: Y\a u.kki'<l yuu k vary' jii:npEc 

fjuufiiiun, air, and w* will get ahviij; if yuu 
will jin&Yi'tr the iiuu^t ionw and do not Jiuike 
► [ifwl it-H. itr, SU'iiO|i;rJijiJser, wjJJ you ra- 
|".-»t the r|ucati«nT 

{Tins i|ufHiiun was r«']s.'*!ed by the nlr- 
noj;ra]iher.) 

A. (C'lmliButMl) \^h. 

<■} lii hHict ^-ord.i, in all thd tiiiit that you hav* 
Iihii niaitvli'd willi Jelsoiii 1 1 'm WjtULntM'K, you 
luive ih-vit ilixMmttnl from any nunniunjcalron or 
jiny vliLieiLii'iii londe hy tlarl** ai^eni I A. I hnv-e- 
11"!. 

Q. Ami you fM-1 tluil nnyonr (if Ji-Ii'i\h:i V Wit- 

iifnM''s nniKt Eikrviw, in nnlur lo earry out its 

■ h>H r.i nt's, pulmerjb* to un'i net aoCftrdFaK 1 " 'he 

■ Lb I ■^tni-la4 ?■ irf (i'^J'ri a^'iltS A. TIiiim 1 vJuJeauE'iiL:* 

nru usually ri|;h1, yts, air. 

Mr, lirnflilnniwrn: 1 move [o ntrike uut 
thn nnKwnr, 

Tins Court; Via, 1'lease, I won't keep 
IciluiK yUU. J.ifti-n to (he inn 1 *! ion. If you 
do nr4 tiisrWiiloiirl it, we will Jinve it raid. 
If Jl call* for a eategmricul on*wer t gi¥e il 
]f yan mnnnt £:xi' n ev-Lc'jri^r^'a! anuwor, 
pi\y [hut you ciinniit j^ive li. Now, w'ill you 
renil tlie qufHtion, ^l^aKel 

fThe iiuentioii wsn renvatet! Ity (he aie- 
no jirnplier, S 

A. (Continued) Yes, air. 

0- &» !hat youc ohjettion j« Mr, MeyiVa aetioc 



C. IfHtvri Ellixon^rnr fiefti.—Cratti 

Jiere wiln IeulE b~ oh;i-eli^i (o Kninnthinfj tha( Gnd h * 
il^ii'ilI ilwl, wu^ii't ilT A. Nu, s.ir. 

Q. Wi-ll, whut iiifftruiutii-in itiil you fir.^1 havu 

and WBfin that Mr. Moyle Iiad hail hu lien/tree- 

laii'nt with (Jod'u ajrontl A, Waea lie emna in to 
tl>r- meftins the firnt lijiie he eamc in to Ihe incel- 
in>: nfii-r returning, lie (ok! roe thnl he waa kicked 
ouL. 

t). When was limit A. That wan tutiie litna in 
Aupmt, littflt 

(j. Did you nnU liiin v,-Uy lie kih there I I« tliat 
I in'.',' 1 1 .i.,1 i'anu* uhijur 1 A- Vo, sir. 

Q. Hid ln> fiiv. you n tayy of I hi; leKer that ha 
wrote to- 1 lis Jud^.T A. Xo, nir, 

Q, Sn (hnt in nil lie stated io your A. That ii 
all. 

Q. Now, iln you *jrr*it llmt nnynne in ISelliet 
iii^y fKprtfwi ilitnutisfai'tioii !*■ (;^l's nj^cntt A. 
They may. 

Q, So that in irilinpliii* Idter, ttlitrh hot roma 
to your attention, I take it, Mr. JIaylo inn per- 
fectly arfthiii his ripbtii in ^xpr«rairi^ ^Ittaljafat- 
tionf 

Mr. CoTirurton: That '-« argumentntivc, 
iciay LL -Ai'i\-::- your Honor. 

The Court: It is- R^frajiw your ques- 
tion. 

Q. Rut yoit afcffce that ^fr, ^foyle aeled prop- 
erly in eiLpr^ksiiipf di«snti»f Action 1 

Mr, Covington: That ia afco ahjnetftd to 
for [ha sniBB rcaaon, your Honor. That i« 
a matter for the jury to determine, 

The Court; Object ion overruled; sXctp- 

liou to the defendants 



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C. lUliun Jvifisan— Vsr Dcfis.—Crost 

Mr. Covinj^on: Vt'e fibril. 
'[■Us Witness: iilute j our ?jucs.( inn, 
pie aaol 
Tha Court, "Will you rj'itd the iiin-Kllonl 

I'J'be sttnoe/rmiiicr retreated She i|uajilioiL 
us follow*;) 

lJ Q. But von spree that Mr. Movie ae'cd prnp. 

erly in ejinresidnBdiKsotMoietionr' 

The Court : In Lis letter, VlaintifTs Ex- 
hibit i. Have you read Hal h'lterT 
Tin* Witneaa: &■>. sir, 
r i'J:i' Court: Von lave Tapx-cir wn St 1 
Tlit Witaetu: i\i\ sir. 

Q. huxutcunn that Mr. Moyle wrnie a Is-U^jt 1o 
Mr. Rutherford in Inly, Iflflfl, espmndafi diiwalin- 
fnclinn with the wny matin* nit eonduffted in 
Ifaitlwl, would von any ihnl Mr, Sl-oyl* was within 
hi* riplil* in writing Kuril n IfKerT 

Mr, Covinjrlon; That i* a math* Hint 
tall* for n ci,ndu*in« and opinion if ike 

whir-;.; 11 ::: ;:n;;ui:i' i'.J ji.i ;'. iu i:- 1- -'^n : i L 

Mr. Bnicnhjiuxr-n ; I will withdrew the 
question, 

<J, Tto you ee^o* that anyone in EhVI had a 
rhrhl to write s lelter to Ihe dudiM A. Yea, «ir. 

Q. And had a riphi eves to oxpresa disagree- 
ment in jiil-cIl a litter villi unv of (be jiolieiefi «t 
the Judpel a. That is riptfrt. 

f). Nov, you were friendly for n fionrl nsw.y 
years with Mr Mftyle, ware yon notl A. T wjm, 

Q. Whea did j-"» inx-ftm*. smfriendly to hiwf 
A. Dorinji die lime when, he pot back frmn 
Brooklyn when the diff uncut suedes lions Hint 



C- llilum EHi** — For lieftt.—Cftt 

were made by him and tha ihoughta thai were is 
disagreement '*'"" L - n * — 

Mr. Emrtlnwea; I move, to- sinks cut 
the Umr. I have asked yau when. 

TJio Court: Will you. rend the question, 
pki;.>e ' 

{The *t*a*jjrap!ier repented the ques- 
tion as foiV*o;) 
"(J. When, did you D€ccine unfriendly to hi»t" 
Tlie Court i Strike, out the answer. 

Q. When? A After his return From Brooklyn. 
Q. Wa» it utter September 1, 19331 A, Tea, 

By Urn CWt; 

Q. 1W long aftcrf Can you fut nnproii- 
rcrateLy tlie tinwl A- The feelinf increased as 
time went on. I cannot £U tho ttmel lime. 

By Mr. BrUcliStaosea ; 

Q. H was after Stplcmbi'r, 19391 A. Tea, air. 

Q, Vou read the nrtide in the Scptdfiktsr i»-t 
''Watch Tower," did you not? A, I did. 

Q. That lie was diamia&ed becaiita ha was un- 
faithful 1 A. Y«3t air. 

(J. And you ftwiefili'd tlint statement as the 
ivord of God'fl agi'nt, didp't y*a1 A. I accepted 
it, ycji, air, 

Q. Ami tliat n'as enoue^i erideltce for yon to 
dstarmoU thai Mr. iloyla acted impTdperiyf A, 
Tliat is rishl- 

Q. Sn tiial from Uiat time ou, you becama fin' 
fririully to Mr, lloylat A To a certain ei(*nf, 
yes. 



C- ff«2io« A'JJ't.oft— For Dcfis.—CtesM 

(J. Aud ju these arttclta in Uu: "Waliih 
Tower" cunaa alonjj, yuu beciuw more unfriendly 
to Sdmt A. Mo, air. Because of hi* acta and 
lh« artkh-i eonlirined — 

<J, linU-n to luy (jui^tion, I jupvu to »Lriltti 
out the antiwar. 

The tlourt : Strike it out. 
Mr. BrudiBaueii; X witlidraw my queK- 
i...,!.. 

■Q. Yuu riN'ull tlie article in the "■Wo.tch 
Tnwuf" nf Otlu3>er IS, lUCSU, entitled "Infornm- 
(ivn,* 1 iloii't yon! A. Ye.% sir. 
<J|, And you read that article 1 A. Yes, sir. 
<j r Wltvire 1ii- l in aalLed a Judas juid a munuurer 
hjli! MMjiii: otlver tiiin^'t! A. V'flS. 

(J. And you acfe|it*4 Uial also as tho wo-nls of 
God's nsLTitl A- A* a ciinfintialion of wlint I 
knew. 

Mr, Urucliliauscri ; I mnve to utrike it 
cut 
By tlie Coart: 

Q. Did you accept that as the word of flod'a 
ajjcntl A, l*e* 

£J. You una iwy anxious to offer esplunations 
lii.-ra, are yau not, III. Ellison 1 A I know tlnil 
there are meta nmded. 

Tlie Court: Let ma strai/;iiton this out, 
in ord*T to 1m fuir to everylmdy. The 
Inwyrr rpfir(!?*iitinK tlie defcmlniits who 
tailed you as 1 witness has a perfect rijfht, 
nfcer tliis RcnlknHAIi in finished, to Bik ynu 
Uiiire (jueitions. I will sot tell yon again. 



■'<;; 

C. Hilton Kllison^For DefU.—&Tots 

Ybu ar* here to answer tho question* pro- 
pvunth-ii by this lawyer, who has the Hjrlit 
to nj.h Uiem of yon. If they are objection- 
able, lh« lawyer reprecentine; lha defend- 
anLi liaa a rijjJLt to objtet to tlnin, Tire 
Court will then rule. How, do not- niaki; 
any specehes. 

Q. J ngl; you a^-ain about tliin article "'Infor- 
jrinliun" on (klotier 15, VXV3, wiiich you mo>' Fiv 
eidl had in it some statements alsout ^fr, lloylu 
ln'irj£ a [i .J iti lurtr and a Juilas nnd a fen- otlier 
tiling. You retidl tltai Article, d«n't yotif A, 
Yin. 

Q. And van accepted Uiijjh atistcinejilji in that 
article nil Hip word of Ood'ii dgi-ntt A. Yes, jdr, 

Q. And you did pot mako ariy invesLipitiini 
annul that article T A. Xo, 

■Q. Y'ou did not write in to tlift Watcli Tower 
ofiici; or to Mr. Ttutheriord to fuul out what the 
hjuii* of that article was, did yout A. Jlo, air. 

Q. So yon became more no friendly after yon 
ri'-nd tisist article, did you notl A, Tea. 

Q. Tin.'" yon read lha article, did yon not, in 
the "Watolt Tower" of NovemW IS, W^), en- 
tilhid "Snarifji," did you notT A I diil. 

Q. And you rucull, do you not, stalpments 
made, ip there that he wan a mon-n.lca*cr a™! 
that ii* tlid not properly ropreient stutie of tlio 
Wateh Tower people in court; do you recall 
Umtt A, Yes, 

Q. Ynu did n^t writ; in to the Wuleh Tflna*r 
nr Mr, llntlterford to fnid out what the Imsi" nf 
that article was, did you I A. Jio. 



C. //illom I'lfiion— i'or Dtfti. — Greii 

Q. You a^-iin soaptad the v/ords of Uod's 

a^ent, did you notf A, No, 

(J\ i>iiln'i yffu believe ill A. Yes, sir. 

4. You did not t[U<-> Lion it at nil I A No. 

t^. And then after that, you read other articles, 
did you not, kticrs that wire 'written in !>y dif- 
fcrenl pcojile ciiircJibine ditapproTal nf Moyla's 
conduct T A. Yes. 

Q. .Vn:; yeu did ml qut'ulicin thOat Srticlei 

at dll A. No. 

Q. You accepted them becjius* they were 
printed in 1sie "Wotch To-ww"] A. I law them 
in !he "Walch Tow^r," 

Q. .';:... ;. iiti acc-cpted thi-rnt A. It does pot 
xay that I accented them all. 

<J. 1 am oiikinjr )»n if yn« iese|vt*d thenrf 
A, I rwinol aa<w*r ihai C[ne»Lion aa to whether 
I au-j'jjte*! them oil or noL 

By tlie Conrl: 

Q. V«l dcii't know whether yon ScecpKd 
thcru or n.itl A I don't rcmerdb<r all tha 
artieh-ji. 

ISy lie. Itrocbliauscn; 

Q. Uo you know ihich One* >'*H atcepted sjid 
which otica you did notT A, Xn, sir. 

tj. liut you accepted some of Iheml A. Yes. 

<J. In nil that tiiua, you marl* no inquiry of 
Bnpotlvn as to the facta on which Lbia mu'.tcr 
i»aa hSMsi, did )'<iut A. No. 

Q. And tthen II r. Howlelt earna orer tsera 
at the nit* ling and read this resolution on Sep- 
tember £4tb— 

Mr, Coving; un : Just a moment, that 



C. U2ton Ei'sjon— r*gr Deft*— Cw** 

ix aa a^KumptioB tluii L» mnt exactly right, 
Uo read the article entitled "Informa- 
tion." 
Mr. BrU*hl*tM«>; I withdraw it, 
The Court; And it was either SejUtm. 
her 2i\h or September £5du 

Q. When Mr. Howletl name from Brooklyn 
on Sftptitatw 24tli and read that article h 'Id- 
fori:iiiiiLi]i," you mads no objection or aahed 
any (|neilions nl«>ut it, did yont A Wo had 
oonTcrjotisfts about it, yes, sir. 

Q. Did you ash Mr, ilowlett OP what that 
article "Infonnnlion" was gos-edt A No, sirr 

Q. Did you ini|ui.re as to what the letter wa» 
tbul wax inferred to in that article '"lufncToa- 
tiHh"f A. Jlo. I knew vLnt th* letter was. 

(1. When did yon know what tire letter -«i»t 
A. I had heard around the company thai a 
letter waa written, hut I did not know the eioct 
eantinla of tlie letter- I never taw it 

Q. Bid ynu hnow any of the content* of the 
tatter! A. Yes. 

Q. What did. yon knO*' about the letter! A I 
knew-, ns I said before, that Jloylc had read in 
his flrtiele before the Milwaukee wransi-.y tlmt 
licjuiir was tndulffed in at Bethel and that shady 
sturses were (old ar,d that discrimination was 
shown, 

Q Sn ynu accepted the statements of God'* 
agent that tliose matters were untrue, did JOB 
notf A. Yes, air, 

Q. Y'ou did not knew onythinf about what 
wan ^oing on in Bethel yuarjelf, did jonf A. 
Nat to my enftft knowledge, ao. 



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■1.-J 



i?. . r .'i^L-H iUiren— for r»e//s. — Cnwj 

Q. Yuit raad-j n* pcr*(-n(d invtrtipHieHD ahoat 
it! A, No. 

(j, Yjju did not *oin» to llrooklyn ir-d find 
out nlwut itl A. Nti, nir. 

<f. Ah tlii-Mu as-ticb:* *i'fct read from tirne to 
(in>i> in I be iiiee u ngu ever which you premded 

ur -,:i" i-;--. ; i:l : ■ .: in. Mi vs..\ a {m;Z that 1 :.r 

ulii'jiilutith ut [lie nuetinj; bceaifie more ajid 
moi-o unfriendly to Air. Movie. A. No, hit. 

Q. You mean it had no effect on them whut- 
nnover, A. The effect on Ihein ww; -T&ds-i-r thp 
article* w.rdi n i-ed tlidr undernUndin™. 

Q. IVt-Lt, tlit'V were Simrr Unfriendly, wera 
tlu'y EiHtti A. BhtHum- the arliehiN. eonnrniKf tha 
uiiiU'i-t-tjji'litiL! that they bad concern i n;; Moylc'* 
ftctiooK, 

(;, Whit u-ideriiUiiwlinj-T A. The awiewtwtd- 
ii-jr (hut M^civJu "van kicked ami of Bethel bfl* 
HUN* of bis aeti.ii.s at 3ifU.iL. 

f'. lint none of tl-npe people at Iho mrr-iins 
bud he-Mi at Ik-thel, biid Ihi-y] A. Many nf (hi-ni 
kiie'v of Che ^>nililihBiK l-H'cu/dsiT tlicy had re 6 ' 
Stive-d h:ttern. 

The Court; Ho nuked you if any of 
the ]H-rig>lo had Im^-h at lWtiud. 
The Witneha: Sot to my knowledge. 

Q. And none of them had made any inquiry 
ut <lct)n'll A. Not to my knowledge., They may 
have. 

Q. Kg tlur'y all nrreplcd these Ktntrmr-nU that 
mm ifuule to tliem hy nr -fin bebalf of Gmi's 
au-ent, i» that enfffotif A. I eaonnt anawer far 
□jh?--s. 

Q. Thai u-i leant wo* the basis, of your nctiohf 



C. //iUon EllistiB^-Far Dtfis.—Crost 

A. No, nir. The bani-i of niy a-dinn w-i* not bo* 
cuu-'P All «f it CtW>ft tint in th--. 4 " Tower" — 

{j. ] inL it did influence you mid you believed 
t/;..kO fttaterntnl*, Jitt ynti nutl A. The lhiii£;i 
tiuil earn* out in the '-Tower" — 

Q. You believed those utalcmonti, did yen 
nn-tl A, I "lid, 

Q. You nuid H>nietliinff at Iba time tliit you 
\ft-t\i fiandod ibln letter deprii-ing Ifr, llcvk q{ 
privjlu;i'.-i t or one- of the letter* in Jfureh, (Jiat 
you »i?ro m*rrv tn hand it lu liioal A. Yea, sir. 

Q. Hut you did it tiofau^e of aliej^ancc to 
find 'a ugeall A. I did it for lbs good of tiie 
nervieo. 

Q. Yet, hwiiiH* fifld'a aj»ent had MWiUftnlfd 
van tn do it — I withdraw that. God's agent 
imtiH'd y^-u to deliver this letter to Mr. Itoyie, 
didn't hit A. I ibk innlraeled frvtri Brwklj-a, 
yen, .s:r. 

Q. Ar.d tliat ejune from flod'i a^entl A. It 
Tnmo f rum IbB Society. 

Q r Do- ynu ref «]] when lfi\ HnndeU i.Triv*il 
tJtMn in Sefitt:mlk!r r him Hd]in£ j r ou ''Moyle (jot 
n Irldunlajj and Vm coiddn't take il r, f A. I don't 
)-<;b[n' jeiIh' r (hat, no, sir, 

Q. hut it in paofiiMa that that statement nu 
made)' A. It in posiuhlB. 

Q. And do y r ou. rmp-lt tlml rfuwhtt rai (hut 
occasion rdjso Rtatfd (Jmt I»j InuJ liini«i,'if nfu-n 
beim rflmked hi" ^fr. Iiutlu.'rford1 A. I don't 
remember that Etalc-ivnt. 

Q. ikit it ia poB«ib3e that tJtat nt»tement voj 
made! A. It ip p-t*h i Mr. 

Q. Yon did not nee the letter of lfijv]o'« 
aroQiid at »U, did yaw— A. Yt». 



C- HittHri EtHjUHtr—far Drfls.— Cross 

Q, 1 (vitlidraw the ([iie^tinn, You liai'e never 
(n-en .Mr. Jlujlc'n letter! A. i liivo toen it, but 
have- not Paul it. 

(;. IJuw rerfiiily did you .*(i.* Ltf A. Wei], it 
Milt EuM'k lit thv t.jLM uf Mu^le'ii returu — 

Ii>- l!m t,>urt: 

(J|, Yuu have not ■sen it tiuco 133SI A. that 
in rijjht. 

1!; Mr. ]irurli)intLHi'n l 

Q. ]l.v LIn: w'jih', vcImp ji^I-i^iI yiiit ta r.H>n;i: to 
ItrituLlyii 1 A. .Mr. ('ni'iuKlnH. 

(J- And V'.u. cuini' vHiliiiitiLrily I A. Yen, nir. 

ii. Ami ,cinir !'X|i('iiiie;it urn 1 IjcLiijj pnin] by 1ho 
ik' Teiulufi ti-. f A. That is right, 

(J. Wlwr~.it nre yuii i-c^blin-;, at Bethel T A. tJo. 
I rotiiSo ii- AYUpoowin, 

(J, \l']iere nr-; yuii utayiiij* hen-, at ilelliclt 
A, Nn, *i". 

Q, V'nr wn frifndSy nvwrli l-iih Mr, Mnyle 
in Auira^t to (five liiiu a couiOi, icrt jh;u n->tr 
i Y(-* r iir. 

(}. ft'hal tiiBte in Au^iisl -via* (hat, of ]£>3itT 
A. I'njial-ly tltc latter part of Augiut. J Jua't 
rememl-ov the dot*. 

(j. Mn tiiiji cihnjpl c-luLn.no nf ■Uiluitc «" your 
-llli-t rfllllH' aftlT He-ilrinl-r-F If-t! A. \Vcll, il nunc 

nftiT-J wouldn't nay rMmiti\"t-)y it entne dftcT 
Spiitciuli^r 1st, I don't know. 

Q, Y«tj *[»»!; abniil a ulutty in Sfr. r'int'i 
Imme in Alicti*!, IfJ^rj. Wan tliiit laforo or lifter 
Ibn cninii wai 1 pivenT A, T cml'lnt ii-u;wi't that. 

Q. But ynn Btr* friendly Tith Mr, Jltylo nil 
durinjj A-if-Uisi, wri you notl A. Yen. 



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C. lliUnn Elti*o*—For Deftn.—Htdirect 

Q. Ha there iva* notliin'; that you, knew of 
Hmt y*a Iiiul any quarrel witli Itim about in 
Anj^ntll A, No, 

llr, Bruddmunn: Titfl i* aLl- 

{;■. Sid you iridic ve that tike eharfieB that yem 
b:ul n-iul in (be Si-tioty'ri pniblicatio-i* Bj-uinnl 
Mt. IfovJo went fulfil A. No, »ir. 

Q. When Sir, ilDU'loti paid hin vi*lt to >!il- 
wasilun', <lhi be nan^r a« to tlie fn^-tp prmrrimiii-r 
Moyio't dtfiirlure from HcthtlT A- Ha did, 

Mr. 1 '. n.H 1 1 Ii ii.i -i' 1 1 ; I ■jhJMit In that flAil 
move to Htrikt Silt Iha nn"w"*T. It i* n 
COi| p- )lLrian-Ti r iidvawiPlff ilk tn the fii£tr^. 

I'l'e C^url; 1 4"in trninFr 'o permit it to 
aloud. 

(J. finned LipM-i your in format inn, did you he- 
lieve tiim tiiC H'ii;ifL'L'.-; inmle by Jlnylc a^nimt tlie 
Society WBf* fabsei 

Mr. Brueklimu-en; I n!ij w t |o U>e iinea- 

tion. 

The t'onrt: f^hi-i-rli-in mn-l-ilBWl, !*■ 
c-an;.e the dianrrfi irairli> hf puiyp hr linn 
n4ivor read. 1 will per-nit jpwi to ajk him 
u'ltat chnrfle*. 

Q. You beard the «lnlenunl reod by Mr. Moyle 

in the L'<H]i;>iny, did you not? A, 1 did. 

Q. Prjisi'il u[M>p |br infonasttioji tlint you luail 
rceeivfd, did jvtn hi'lii'ir Unit tl^e fliarjteji made 
in thai -"taioMciil ItefoTP tli* r*»n-.[Kiiny enneern. 
iA/fi til* Kotiety «iero foliel A. I did, 

Mr. Covin "-tun r That it idi. 



C JiiJ"(*i* Jiffifo-i— Ji't-j- lltftir—Htttitt* 

litcross-CHtmitwSion by Mr, Uru&ha^en: 

Q. But van ]md no evidunr^ on in liidi to ad— 
I witl-dre-i' that. YeU mftd* no inTBstig-jtion of 
the f*ct<l A. You mean as far as writing 
Brooklyn about it) 

Q. Yen. A. Xo, air. 

The Court; lie asta-d yuil if you Hindo 
any i n ve sllfjat i an at all of the facts that 
you heard made hy Movie. Did you t 

The Witne**; That i x a duTi-iLdt i|OfB- 
till-- to aiibv. er r Vmir linmjr. 

Tiic Court; Did yon innke nny inveitti- 
-jji'.ii-n pt nil I 

Tiie Winie^K : iT'W'iii^LtiivnK -vctc tt.:i4b 
in ind riniund MiUvonki-e — 

Tin- Court: Did you innJre i-iiy iiweytj- 
{jat i on t 

"J'lse \V'itn<"Hn; Nn. 

Mr. llrudihnuHHi : TJmt is all. 

hit, Covington : That in ail. 

(Witneis eieuied.J 

Tha Oaurti Nest ■■■itness. 

Mr. Covinfilon : Gus Paulos. 

Tli* Court: Any time. j"du have a viU 
MH frui-i out of tl.iu-ii, I will be clrui to 
awominodite liLm even if yon int<;rr-ufit 
annther witness. 

Mr. CoTington: Yea, your Honor. The 
fii-nt wi tni'-iiivB are from ant of to-rra. 

The Court: Any time during the trial. 



6'iti J'awlw)— for Mufti. — Direct 

Ulj"S J-AULOS, ZSXi Nortli &5th Street, Mil- 
taraukea, WineoD-iin, tailed at a wtisuiif in U-lialf 
u! the defendantd, living Jtml duly inrora, tes- 
lili^d us f-jllowiL 
D\rrst CHMifMMJMI Ly Mr. Covitiylun: 

Q. You are one of Jchovob'e WtBtj*e*f A- 
Yei, iir, 

Q. And for how long! A. Since 1922. 

Q. And how long have you been ojisoeinled 
nilh llm Milwaukee eouipjinyT A. Since LJuit 
tinie. 

tj. ]>u ynu- knoft- Mr. 0. ft. Mo-.li.-T A. Yen. 

tj. Do yua lijinw Sir, Jlarvey FinkT A, Yc*, 
nir. 

C}. tlni* lone have ynu knnwn I'ilher of thrae 
:;, iil.i-li.enr A. Sin«- HO' or 1:1-7, nniLLird that 
lime, 

Q, Diifinir tluit lime, w«re 1bey eniuipered u-ilh 
I he 11 il-Vi-iikee prtiapanyt A. Yen, nir. 

t^. Daring l!>;iLt, da you reeall when Mr. Moylc 
I'etiiriiiil fj'-'tu Brooklyn) A. Yt-3, lit. 

Q. When wan it that you firit Raw Mr, Moyk-1. 
A. We bad a laeetijig at KinSi*i hmne, nnd T 
went up there tluit evening and I met Mr. Moyift 
em that useetiag. 

The Cuurt; He wantn to know when, 
if ynu enn tl^ tli^ ti::ie. 

The WltHeM: .'ust the time wlien lie 
■riived. 

Tha C«ur! ; Slmrtlj- after he amTOtl, 
ia tlml ■n'hal you nvenn to nayt 
The Wilneiui: Y«, sir. 

Q. Wan it tha day that ha retorud frota 



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4:/i 



Ons Pmuh*~Fer De/fj.— Eire** 

Brooklyn I A. It mif-hl In; the day. Tt «u 51111 
ijy or twa after In- arrived from Brooklyn, 

Q. Did Mr. Movie and hi» wife attend that 
study in the fenk home tbct pom attended there, 
for a while? A. That ia right. 

ii. When Mr, Moyle and laia, wife bcgaji at- 
tending the study, did you. notice any sjuebtieni 
W conduct on. the part of either that dialurhed 
the Jinfl.i.tr. r A. Yea. 

Mr. Bl-e£hh(litKr;n ; 1 Vmnilrr wluit She 
relevancy of alL thin if, if your Honcr 
piea.se. 

Tie Court: I am n<H f]Uis« m> *ur*, 

but I ilni J^oing 1g t^W it mift r b»>ea.nHn? 

tliLMK witniMMi, wilh my pr-nnis'd«n, are 
failed 11 ] ictlc mm of rode*. TViey are 
frmn nut of town. Kn- I u-ill tula? it no* 
■wlvjrct to ft motion to ntribi- (ant. 

Mr. lSr:irlibau:-*ji: 1 thought roundel 
inic;ht point out ^luil the rcJetfury i*. 

The Court: i shall nut auk him now. 

Q, Tell what you ohflerved in that regard. 

The Cnuri; JJo you remeniiwr the nucfl, 
tionl Will you read him the question, 
please! 

(The stenojrnipher repealed the ques- 
tion as follow*;} 

"Q. 'When Mr. Moyhe and his- mfe began at- 
tending- 1he utndy, did you notice any queaiions 
or ronduet em Ilij! part of eithar (list disturbed 
(lie niTcti nft T " A. Thi-re was qnestiona outs-hle 
riT the nnhjivt we had in dmeuiHinn, and II ra. 
MnvLc *«p**Wly trinji ^umtiofiB from different 
publications — 



Gtis Paulas — For Sitfts. — Dittet 

Mr; BruithlHiiiwn:. I ohieel to what 
Mis. Mnylr *tud. 

The Court: Ohjr-rtinn jjuKluiiwd, strike 
out tlial part about II r», Movie. 

Q. Da you reliM'tulx-r having ft- *conver*ftli< in 
with Mr. Fink it jwujt pine* of biudncs* 1 A, Yes, 
Mr. Fink — 

By tli* (Jf,r)rt : 

Q. WlMal A. A fiM' weekH. iwo weeks or 
one *wl la[(,T, T iIoti'I tnow tin> diile eKactly. 

Q. Sluiirtl}' jifli'r Unit meElinj;! A. Hliortly 
afler M<iy]fl qri'Lv^l tlirrd 

Mr. 1iri,H-;i.-<ii,i-i; ; j fttij fining lit dh~ 
jctt 1 il ftn not (uniting on the p!;iir;1ilT 
unlfKS Fie una tlirro. Jlr. Pink its nnl lic-ii 
|o refute any Kuril (tntfinfnt. 

The Court; I a>^[ni£ it ix (□ ^ttnek 
Mr. ?*ii>h'n rriilihililyl 

Mr. fovinfdftn: Tlmt jk rifiiit. 

T|io r.iiirl: T j.]ijiI[ >iii\'h- U> Iii-jii 1 it firxt, 
nnrl 1 mil lijijpn t!> ft motion nrti-rnTanlji. 

Jf r. IS-riurliliBiiNen ; Hjscerrtitin. 

Ily lit. f'rn'inj^nn ; 

Q. Yy\<i VnH Jmvt ftny ConxTrnutinTI »H[]i JTr. 
Kint in rrttrntet lit .Tiicljrc IfjulirrfdriJ ninl Jlr. 
>fnyh>. in idliili lit nude MAtrWHt* h^-jliti if ilip 
Jki'ij^ Jind jitalL'iiiiJiIji in iH'iiiilf i>t 1J i". Jlnvlrt 

Tlia (Vnirt: Tbat fat, Mr. Finkl 
Jfr. Covington; V~.-, 

A. V^h. Mr. Fink cjjh>» tn mv plaw fit Smiis- 
s>ra* in tilt prwta** nt" E. Wfrth and Fryd 
Htnmf. 



C;ir* J'um'oj— for D*{U.—Dinct 

Q. Ttll wliikt you buli] And what 1[f, Finlt 
■aid. 

Mir, Bnic Idiftustn ; iine. the date of rJbia 
ii^rn liscd! 

The (."Dart: ApproxLtiiattly a wt^k 
afler Mr. ilnyla rMurued t« Wii^nniiin, 

Tiic Witncnit: It mi}cl:i 1» lira wttlil, 

Tim C'uurt; "AssjiroiiLnuiLly"' coven 

(J. Did Mr, t^i?k &ft>' anydiing ta "nu afwuit 
Mr. llciyfe 1 * eonlrovcn'.y with Jurii^e Itniher- 
r«hrtlf A. If p rams in nnd h* Mnrt relating 
nrliiit li^[>|i[-n lIoviiii in I lie Ut-iHnl Family, and 

1 x|ilnirni] iuirtx nf llml Srltrr, tlmt aimt t>H>y 

fire 1I rariijE dmrn Ihi'ir, and Ihc Jinlfic i.i i^rUinj; 

i'ld Q1II1L luinla eVel'Vlniily, iu:il ttlr ilrriiiu'iliniix 
wtiii'li wun nil Ihat U-Hi-f, whirl] j 1 ii--.-E. 1 iti-v was 

lirfulfti-iioed a found-- 

.\Tr.. RnLidili/ii^srn : I nSi-jf^t to (l"i^t ftnd 

move tti j<triL« e-ut "wliirh i>r*v.i«ualy." 
TJh? Court: Strike it out 

Q. Wlint did you fell Mr. Fink in rtfeRtKe 

to the n»uri<e of conduct that Mr. MayLe should 
Iuivg Iftncn, and v^Jiat did filr. Fink sayl 

Mr. ]!Tue!ihauHen: 1 olijuet to thnfit 
<]!u>*tion* an !rndinjr- 

Tin? Coart; Tbry art leniiinir, but 
won'i we B^t to it fantf-r that n»yl 

A. Tlicw wan a iiiecrMttan ahnut thref- 
Hjufti-terj* of an hour, and he hvfrin tu iri] n-!mi 
iie done down it tha Uetbel house* — 



•;:-D 
(Sus Pimltix—For Dtfltt — ilittct 

Uy tlie Court: 

Q. Who hi-cui to trill A. Fint, uhout llif 
wlntle »it nation, and ]>o fontlemnins the action 
of the KncJrty, ef.p*fially Juii~e Ftutiierfopi, 
ji ncl I told Mr, Fink (lie coiirsc of Mr, Moytc 
wan unneripUirnl. I calkd ft1lenti«a whnt Jesu* 
Knid in Mitttifu- 19, "If lliy hnttlier tin tarno- 
tiling n'r^fift (0 ydn, gr? 1:1.0 1ti yonf hrothtr and 
U'.t iJiniit it, and if hi' wnn't iislea tn you, lake 
1w;i u? 1jlm-i> nioi-r li:«:lii-i!fl and go up and toll 
him in a tTiTi^tian manner." And I aA'ed f 'Did 
ha do tlmt ..r not!" "Why," )V »?*, "he 
rjiuldu'1 di> Hint. Julian Tturl i^rf fird, luf "H'ill rt. 
buke dim iuul hi- will kit!; him out at there. No 
hi> tlioufht heUer to y™t it in Mter fnrro," 

Q, Whnt did you coy tn Mr, Finlc in refer- 
[•iiii- to wluit lie Kaid ahout J&Jpo Rrrtltcrtnnl 
kiekine; him out iinnl rebukini<: hiinf A, T tntil 
liini t di> n"l Ijtlicvc Ihnt far (he ri'iuim t:n' 
rnurmr Ihat Mnylc look n'n.i nineriritural, ami 
ttwrefort T enuld not believe tlmt urn TiEht. 

(J. Diirins (he time that Mr. MoyS? rcmtiinrd 
•vi iii (hi; company durinc Aupj-'t nr.d S^Iitt'o- 
nor, did you crer lurnr of the enpy of liin letter 
to, Jurlj^ Riitlhfrr-rjrJ heinj* eireraLiUeil it toe 
eohip?uiyt A. Yes, 

Q. And wbea u'an [hat I A.^ Mr L Fiul: told mr 
tlmt another, Frmlhoniine, he came tn my i>laec, 
nnJ tried tn finftjyt |h^ Icti^r, and ho Eohi nie 
huw lerrihJe the thinp v;an — 

Mr. Uruchriauwn ; fn thin in the pres- 
ence of Fink, thi« ilfttcmcnll 

Tin' WibM«t: Ko. 

Mr. Druchlianiien 1 I object to all Ihsna 
tui£C£llaneo"ji rcnmrki. 



ffiw J^oiffos — Fuf litftt. — liiftti 

flit Court: Ohjection ^uatained, strike 
it mil. 

Q. t'ou did hf*r thnt a Utter wan rimJalid? 
A. I did, 

^f r, RnirbhnuBiPii : If rnnve tn n1 1 i!..<: 
0)t( 11 id qoeiftinn and the ftimo'*r. 

The Court; Me ^id itr hi heard front 
M^t, Fink that a letter hud ik'en mt, 
Til* Vi'ilneHB: Tlial in rip-hl, 
The Court: I will psi-mil [hnt It, ttninL 
The rrnl nf it i^ out. 

By Mr. t'ovinffton: 

Q. I3i(l Vfnl attend fchr* nif-n-Eii^ rn» or ohnut 

fieptcinher Gth or Tt 1 1 at a tfrvKT" iniTlinf; whrn 
M't. JJoyle read a utflk-inent to (he ennfiii'.^a- 
lion I A, Yes. 

(J. Trii |lh. if j-nn rrfvilh wluit rt p!a">t 
A. Mr. Mnyh- mciid luirl of thnt li-lfiT wtiivh 
left the Itelhel Family, and 1heu Finli too,k a 
few niiinHen' tiin^ and point out tiiiif if we 
nm n company tried to liei[i Mr. Jloyte in a 
broihrTly fashion n/id not liick liini artHiml. b^ 
Itu y kiefced him at (lis Sm-i<-;y. kiflp liiiii atnnjr. 

[J. AnylJiinjc datl A, Thru |n> put !i in n 
formal vote; Tlionn who ui-e in favifir nf Moyln 
fin,l try to help him. they ^innM raine. (heir 
hand. 

Q. Did ynu rain* your hand 1 A. rt'o. 

Q. Did liie ciifikisiet of Mr, Movie in the ennt. 
pony a* Milwaukee cnitJe any siUturhnnee nr 
rlivisinn or strife in the fompanyf A. Very 
much no. 

Q. And did it freatft confiuiiei) in tlw- *ernce 
■cliviliftl A, Vtry much. 



(ius r<r.u!-tix—Fvr DcftS.—Croi* 

Mr. BcuiiJiiUBeu: 1 object t* tiii-H an 
too genereL 

The Oourt: Vei. 

Mr, BrijchJaiutcn r It is a conclusion 
of I he witm-m, 

The Court: Objection taatsuned, ilrilie 
it PUL 

Q, VfkiX, if ftu;-, effect did Mr. Moyle'i mi- 
duet biave upon tkd IfictU Y.gB T 

The Court; If you know. 

A, The mcetinc-a in general since he const, 
(hire was no peace in that company. Many 
lirottora and xialMM come up to in* and aid: lue 
and dwMla*td liie ihin^, hew tcrrihtc thuigs 
linec Movie nrrpeKWl in ;hnt chin*; ovicrjthinij 
wan [rfati-fully and Hue, ItVM had ujij- trouhhi, 
and liii ajtpc-arin^ canned no uiucL trouble and 
talking fthout thinp>;. 

Mr. Covington: That aa alL 

Cofs-ezamiuatwo by Mr. Mrud'haust*: 

Q. You have junt referred to tomething as 
bein^ nnncripturaL Imven't youl A. Thai is 
right. 

Q, Do- VftU 4J|-7ri^ watii tl-' L S^rifiluriMj n.^ in- 

terprotcol liy ?iTr. Uulhcrfunl and tlie Watch 
rower Lirj*iiiiiiati<>n1 A. 1 do. 

Q. Ajjd if any thine; appoartd in [heir pub- 
lications, you would accept it, wouldn't yout 
A. E-'iral I have to study lo sea if it is Scrip- 
tural. 

Q. Have "yen ever divorced ■•rith onjdhing 
that 1hey liave nlati-dl A. Not that I knn-w nf, 

0. Do yon ajfree with thin ntvUmeot: thnt 
*'Jc«'iU suifored death in order to prodat* tld 



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£u.t Paulo* — For I}*'!*. — Crow 

4-ui.iujn or redemptive price for alt mankind"! 
A, I 4* for all obeditat people — 

Mr. Covington; I ubjerf. Tlml 12 not 
oompetent cruia-eHuninali nn. It in not 
relevant. 

The Court: 1 will jHTfiait it in victf (if 
)iik tlaleun-nt concerning (be Kcri]ilureB, 
1 annua* that in from the ISeriutnres. I 
happen to know that il in. 

(j, You iluci't, llii-n, aretpt thai statement tliat 
1 made, that He jniff<'i , i*l for all rnouiliim), .1 , 
yout A TIm-tc i* tithe/ Keriplurca which ws. 
nave tjo lake (be other Svtripturea. into ew»ide.nv 
lion. 

(}. Do von ngn-i' with 1 1 tat statement, that Ht 
niilfririnL U't sill [isaiikiMlf A He did. 

tj. 19 nvc you read this boot, "Creation, 1 " 
(■Jiuwijij; 1 f j vitneas)1 A. Y«* 

tj, J rail your nm-nliinn. Ui 11 n article in the 
buck nf ihi; hoot entitled "Jtseontiliation" — A, 
That i* right. 

fj. (Continued) — liy Jiulge J. P. Rutherford, 
"A ''kin KtaUriiH'jai of ;he Qradoua Provihinn 
■li-hovah iiur Hade le Bririit All Men into r'ul! 
hVnrrtny with Ifi.mi.itf, llial the Ol-mlienl On™ 
.May IJnv* Brerlaidinjr, Ufa On Earth in fton- 
leniiiieni and Complete Haj^.inma." Do you 
Hilwoita to ibutl A. I tttdnt siit (.lie vrhola 
thing, 

q. Ri : bi| it from Utt book (riaisrltnj; hook t* 
in;.;*:;. I have un jcrli ri..ii it 

By the Court: 

sj. !>id you mad itt A, Yei, 

(J. Do von i£f(< with (hall A. I agree. 



(Jut i'ssJM — For Ba/(*. — Crow 

By Mr. EnjchWimr-xi : 

Q. Xow I abow you th«i "Watch Tow*r" of 
September li, 1JK1, and ai.it you to read the part 
thai I have marked (honobng to witntii). A. 
¥«. 

Q. Tliat is auliitantiBlly the fame on the one 
yoa juit rtiid, that JejiU-H tu tiered for Lite otiedi- 
eti ones, in that correct I A, This thiag need" 
eifiLanatioa— 

The Court: Wait a minute. Is it &ub- 
HU^iiiiiLLy the name Os the Oilier one. If 
it IE not, Hi.}' it i» nOL 

The Witness,: There ia a differc-rife 
there. 

Q, A iliiTcrcnct between thuia twol A, If I 
renismlwr, I cumidl kti>p thai* tidnys — 

Q, Yon liavc just LuiAinJ at tlm "Watdi 
Towtr" of Keptfmlwr 13> 1Q4I, W*{ Uiftt lb nub- 
btanie sayj, doe* it not, thtt Jeiaa saffcefed 
[ttalh for iJie obedient ont* uf paaukiiidt A. 
That is right 

Q. That ia to* »ui>xfc(ince of itt A Ye*, 

Q. Kow I ulion' yftu the "Watch Towht 1 ' vl 
IX^miwr (5, HJ'.'A and I a^k jou I" rtul the 
jiirl I Imve marked i handi n^ to wiliu'iui). A 
Yea. 

Q. Von have rtud tliat, hUTnt yemf A Tlial 

i> 7igilL 

Q. And lliat nrtiflc y^n luve jual Hind in jnli- 
iLniiti! eny* that Jwcut (offered for all mankind, 
doe* il notl A That it right. 

Q. Was there oisy chains in tlK Bible h«lT«D 
;hoo£ h» ilaltn, 1933 and mil A. Kd. 



(Ibis foutw— For Iteflt^-Cntt 

Q, Who wan it n-]io clininj?d it frbm (he )033 

inL^r[irclatiH>n, lliJit J'.-s-UIJ nuffiJ-l^S f<ir all i:ion- 
iiEin3, to lll^ 11)11 in1|;r|iri L taLj^D p tJ^t Ht STlflic^-il 

for Uic BbrHlicntonCvf A, As we fLiidy tJiu Bib]*, 
wt- End tin; JjiMe tell os tJiat Ihc imth of tl:c junt 
rdguw m»re and imirr until n [wrfw; <jjy enntt, 
Thvrc are certain thingd fr<nn time to liicui *o 
itiidy and we iee dtar_ 

Q. Wan il your Mi^^eitina lo tiiange tliat from 
'''all iiuiiiiinl" to " ' tlic ohhlient ones"! DA you. 
Wt male timj »tj;;jjc»1joii f A. No. 

1J. You. nevrr nwltj that! A, No. 

Q. The first time you )i*aifdl »liont that ™ 
\v]ion it came from God'* ageot, way it net! A 
I tako the Heriphuea— 

B>' tlie Court: 

<j. ]u Hint t](S firjit tiioA you heani that atate- 
niL'ijt, whi-n it came fmin Qad"* a^enti A That 
is right, from the "HrVicd TuWir. 

By Mr. BrucLhausen: 

Q. Von ni>»' ati^iit tlie reriscd vcr»i«n, l^at 
JcJiuH snilcnii for tlie ohtdicnl ones, dtm't youl 
You ncrcpl t'hulT A. Tlit u-ay yon put your n,UTS- 
tion — 1 ran ap*«'i?*- if you put the qncalion— He 
dini for all, u;il tl=c uln>dit'Oti will be benefited 
by it beconae tiicro «* «*rtaia people wbict will 
not be benefited by, 

Q. &how inti whtn it tayii tlial in this one 
(handing pamphlet to witncai}. Read tlie Inn- 
gunjje Ihcre, A. It inn't on this pnTaprapli, Lut 
wi iiavc-^if Vi i-in^le ooe paragraph out — 

The Court; He naked yoa if it va* in 
thot pnrnKruFli. 
To* WitneJ*; No^ it doem'i. 



Bui Pavies—For Dtfhtj—Ctoit 

Q. Did Oud 'a *£fc.tt wrl:t you a ktter about il 
givio.£ you thij tiptajiati^i ...-..[■ you bnrel Did 
you rtecive & ktler from V<A'& agent — A. I 
don't Jiii' rJ-iit wuiil "tioti's a^tnt,'" It u CoJ'a 
servant, 

Q, What poaiLion did. If r. Eulherford ha™ in 
Uiif orHiuiiiatitir.f A Ha wai tho Preaideat af 
tliut tj*«i*ty. 

0. Vi'jui it God'a orguibatioa Qa eartLl A 
It ^aj. 

Q, Aad the oanly orgoniialiou Umt was God'a 
O-^ajiLiatJojs t A. Yes. 

Q, M<i lie u'-as head of ill A- He'waa tho 
heod of it, 

<1 H« waa a reprt?ent*tiv* pf Cod, Ttas.n'1 
Jitl A That is right. 

Q. So inythkt£ that you received from biiu, 
you acceuted an the word of QodI A A* wlien 
1 hnva it M'ith tlie Scripturci), if it corroborates 
-a-itli ihu KeriptureB. Wis elietk wiUi toe JScrip- 
loms. 

<J. But in nil the years yon iiava been r*ad- 
inp; Hi is liKiratura, you b&vo nev<:r made any 
objection at all to any of ill A, I always check 
it taitli 1tu2 Scriptures-. 

Q. You uevsr mado any ohjeetionl A. Ko\ 

Q. You. Sind it tlwftya ccrroctl A It bar- 
raojiiEed \ii(h Ebe ScrLjiturea. 

Q. Uut you CiLil that both of these jfaUastnta, 
the one in l n 3fl and the one in 1941, I uun lionise, 
don't tliryt A Tlie later one is tha progreas 
of the lifilLL 

Q. Where in the Eibk «ui van puint aul that 
Gu<i enly suffered fflr <li« abeditnt oneal A It 
»ayi that "If* died far many", and again it 
sayi "For ail' 1 , and then tlie RibLt aayt, :J A11 



fjjii Paulas — For Defls. — Craa 

ilii; in Adam, all will get life in Christ", But 
tlmrc tire oilier iScriplurca n-hieli juj-b. "All will 
nut ^'>:t lil'a". 

Q. Can yoo tell me any Scripture tlial refers 
to ibe ubcditnt outbt A. I cannot tliiuk of One 
ri^iit now, 

il 1'bu have heard tho utatement "Kvil aer. 
vant," haven't yottt A, Tliat in rigjil. 

ij. A^jone wti* ia nut Jehuvali'a nurvaiit, L^- 
long* to JVOiovab.'d organization, i* an evil itr- 
vaut, ifcu't bet A So. 

(J. But there are ninny evil pSflfnirt* outline 
of Jehovah's orgtuiimlionl A- The Bible Bpout.a 
of iL 

(J. J L j.t Ihcre arc u pi*at many outHide of 
Jehavah'if urgeni^n-Siuiil A. \'es, thcra is. 

Q. Weren't the obeilii'iil ones I lie ones that 
i.lnJ not vfzsot with Mr. liutiiiTfop) or tlie onix 
Ihal did UK™? v '^ iiT ' Itulherl'ord, in yu-^r 
opj I'm.. T 

ilr. Covinftun: Thai is an inipropcr 
ijuiKion, It in afgunientative. 

The Court- QhJMlion sualairicd. Will 
you start yimr [question agiiinl 

Q, Wuuld you say that anyone thai did not 
aglfeo witli Mr. liutlierford wa» not an obedient 
oni'l A 1 wouldn't «iy tluit 

y, Your obji'i-tiDn here thi» morniiis ia that 
llr. iloyle wt«Ic a letter to Sir- lULk-rford, bjnl 
11 T Aj ITy ta'Jiule ubjeetion jit hi* mume of at 
lioti las unneriptaral. iKe did not ^-(> — 

The Court; Hfc did not akI; you nny- 
thirtg aboul that. liaten Lo Ibe question. 



■IH7 

(?iw PavJos — Fur Dcfif.^Cress 

If you do not urnli'mtnnii il, tidl ua, and 
we will be gtml lo have it read to yott. 
lli'id tlie i[UC*tioa, (duaie. 

(The i.tenoqrraiiiier ru[Hiat(J tins ^uea. 
iiun sm fcU«f<ff:) 

"<J, YtHir objection lrer» tlibt inufniiif; i* Hint 
Mr- Meylu wrote a letter ta llr. Hullierford, 
isn't ill" A.Tliftt ia rigliL 

tj. V,a yuu tbuuglil that >'•» wrong in hit 
writing tlio letter? 

Til* Cuuirti You thought it wok un- 
■eriptftmll 

Tiie Witney; TJi^riptaral, tlial if 
i-i K hL 

Q, And frinu tliat tiine an, you were un- 
friendly tu ilr. Muylif A. That ia right, 
i£. Juat froni wHiin^ (he letter! A Yoc 
Q. And yuu never made any investigation of 
the fai-la cwatajatd in that letter, did jouf A- 
1 ;.■:!.■. word by wu*d — 

By the Court: 

Q, I>id you make any inv««ligation 1 A. 1 

don't H^^~ 

Mr. llruelihauaen; I vfitlidraw tlie quct- 
tlAIL 

By Mr, Brueldinuaen; 

Q. I>id you ei-er write to Mr. Hulberford and 
ask kirn wliat the facts, were in tlw ewet A 
No. 
By the Court: 

Q. Did you vver WTite anybody *t BelhalT 
A. Ho, never did. 



■)!![.' 



VV> 



Ous I'nvfot—Fot Ue/ts.— Cfoti 

Bj llr. Bruvhliiuismn : 

Q. And you never tym' u c*»py of the letter 
Shut llr, lloyUr wrote jirloteLL in the " Watch 
T*w«Jr," did y«Ut A. Ko, J. did not. 

{j. And you j3tv.fr wrote Id anyone in Brook- 
lyn ju iind out wiuil waii naii in tiuL. Letter, 
did J'uuf A. Xo, sii. 

Q, But yuU did read the "Watch Tc-wiT," 
didn't youl A. 1 did. 

Q. And ywi read I Lie "Watch Tower" of 
Scjitctulii'r I, 1!W5», which f-uid he »'iw ilininUud 
because lie was unfiuilhfuEf A. Tlui-t is rieliL 

Q. And you iijjj'ffiitl with thutl A- I did. 

Q. And you Hindi! n-n iawpfififttiofl of it; you- 
accepted that statement i« th* "Walch Tower"l 
A. 1 uiA-onii-d It Im.tjlukl' it *hlh unscripSurnL 

lir. BftHeTdMUWn: I move In Blrika out 

the uw'erijjtural part. 

The Court: Strike out (be whole 
anawer and give hint Baoiiu-.t elianea to 
answer it. 

Q. Ynu re-id that article of H*pr<inibc-r l h !£)&■ 
ii, ih<! "Watch Tower," to tint effect tltot Mr. 
IfOVit TVOS (li»BlilMwi bHIIIH lit was unfaithful, 

didn't youl A. That h ripbt. 

Q. And ynu aecepted I hut statement in- the 
"Watch T<ywtf"t A, For tlw mime n,-nsoa. 

By the Court; 

Q. Did you. accept it* A. I accept it ajj un- 
iiri plural, 

l}. Wo did T.at suk you whether it *■«• ud- 
FcriptUrAl, Did you ococ-|>t ii. t A. I did. 



By Mr. BruclduHwfrn: 

Q, An<] tJwn ya-o r<'£j<l tilt artiste of October 
Cj:h and XoveiiiheT 1'jirL entitled "Informa- 
tion" and "Knares'T A. That is right, 

Q. You accepted that, loo I A. I did, 

Q. You nex-er found out «r invrfitiRalcd an to 
what happened in CJiurt in coaneeiion wxlh tliat 
article " Rnn rrss " did ywit Do y/ou r*»Tt lh* 
article "Snorts "t A. I recall thai, 

Q, Th> you r*«dl something in that article 
that Wr. MjsyV did not properly represent them 
in ir'urlT A. I lion 1 ! rain-cniLir ell details-. It 
is a lone. time. 

Q. You WCra nnl in the MsciftniSe'n Court, 

irerc youT Vim hSilI not fclU'nd thftt triaJ in tile 

Ifjtffijilrjite'ji Cnurtt A. I wasn't. 

Q. Aafli vnu did not know arjlhinjr about itl 
A, No. 

■Q, Yna did n"t wrilo in I" >lr, HatlM^fffird 
tn find nut wliat iia;>riened at tlutt (rial, did 
youf A. K"ft, air. 

£}. You did not ftnk Mr. Wnylf *]iat liafipt^nni 
on that trial, did youT K. Nn. 

Q. So t)m( yon arm'Tilii:! tli^ap- jilalempnt* 
v.-iUinil inr|nirinj» fn.iii iir. Tdmle bc fiom Mr, 
n u1 1 H-Tfujii YvEmt tlm facta vare aliout ilT A, I 
didn't get that. 

By the- Court: 

Q. Did yon accept tin* atatennnl* thnl W- 
poarcd in (lie "Watch Tnwr" witliont B»liina; 
,\[r- IFnyk fir Ifr. TtLitli^r'fnnl rliat they were 
aljfmtl A, The nrtiele "tiriarca"I 

By Mr. Brue hharuicn : 

Q. "I affirmation ' h nndi "Snarei* 1 ! A, Yei, I 
accepted it 



Cw Pavivs—For Ltfls.— litdirtct 

Q. Hit (hut ymir alli^isjrri to Jtlmvah'n \Vit 
nouct and (he rtpr<i»«ita.tiv<; of Qod in to 
Brtrani; tiiat you accept j.1 ati-jjinntu tiiat are 
printed in the "Watch Tower" without any in. 
rjuiry vvimlxneverT A. I* I hat a question T 

Q. Yfe». A, Wo ««pt— I t?B«pt phi j «bI| 
dluJyin.ir vitli the Seripturet tojgtlhcr. and 
found it vrsm in B^coi'danee u'itla the BihLe. 

Q. Ha you Atudinl tin; $cifiptmY4 instead of 
fmdinjj oat vliat the fac'.i were ahaut it, is that 
correct? A. And tiie article together. 

llr. liruciihaiiM'!;; TJ.it i» ail. 

f?c-^iT*f(f (Lrdivj in ill u>n ti/ jlfr. Coi'iHfflw- 

Q. Did Mr. iloulell inuke h.n appejumnee bo- 
fore tin if ilu-nLiJit-e eninpnii}' und pivc ocrtnin 
fact* conciTJiinK Mr, Ji^yb'ri wntravrwy will* 
Judgn KuliH.-rf«rilT A. Tint i* rij?hl, 

Q, Wlien was timl, befnns lb* artwh "In- 
fnrntnlion" Jipj^nrr-il in L]li. l sl Wn.1cll ToKer rJ of 
t ii 1 1 .':. ;- r Uiiiil A. I tin't reiaeiidsur rbaBf dated. 

Q. i>ml yuu were present u'lien Mr. Moyle 
gave t!ie information! A. I vox. 

Q. Who nri" ton pidered by Jebo vnli 's 1Vi(~ 
neHEoa an the lendprn of Jebova)v h * IViln^nstn in. 
tlie eruth today! ^ : ho are the Ir-Mier*!" A. Thd 
Watuh Tnwr Ttible k Trnel Saeiery. 

Q. Tliat is (be piKernia^ body of Je-hnvah'a 
Wibepiwal A, That ia riflbfe 

Q. Awd vrbtt are 1be rvil ^nnotl A- It ia 
a ela^R of people nhn Imd knowlfd^B nf tht 
truth, and tlwy left IW ff«1h— Wt th* Sociftly, 
rather. 

Q, And it refer* to lluU clfcil «f person* who 



£Tai Ptndos— Fur J^r/ij. — Itzeroas 

have been at one tinm aaiociated with the So- 
ciety I 

The Court ; Plcflue, lie Inn Bnawieied 
I lie ijaenli'.i'O. 

Mr. Corington; I u-ilblra* iL Ttuit 
ii all, 

f£ecroia-ejraitjfna(ioi» by iff. RfTidihaiiSC*' 

Q. You heard that M'r r Jloylt wan anted to 
(save within 21 bout* ff opn Bethel ; did you bear 

triatf A. No. 

Q. Is tlierc inythinp: in tln> Scripturoa (but 
eon.loneR B*l*irt£ ft masi to (jet out within 24 
bourn- afier lie has h*en in an oremniuition for 
four yenml A- Tii*re "a, in Corinth iann. T|ie 
A;iii*tle Pu"l Vi'i-ite.i "Kor a certain ivr-r^n", lie 
njiyn, *'nlwr-nt in tny hody waa prt'wciit in KpjriL 
tiet out I hat wifikwl one at onec". 

Tf. So ifrti flj^ree thnt that i» nil ri^htf A. 
That ens* in not exactly a* (he Muyk- faff. I 
iloiL't want to infrince his ramdui-t on that. 

if. You thin'*: it h nil riflht In let a man fio on 
ipsa tlian 2-1 liours' notiei> after lie had been 
there for four yennst A. The. Bible aaya "Avoid 
Uhem" 

Q. Bid Vmt evsr read tliin in (he "Walrh 
Toww" of Fnl.rnarr IS. 1S39: "If (he tHHw 
of thnl wliicti acl'.Lalty esipla would u-art injun. 
lire nnd pmjury to nthem, it isn't at oil diftp??asv 
iiif (a f?ml to ilecline to tell the aaine, A state- 
TOP-nt iKiMnnea a lie when it i» iruide u'jtli ilie 
jUtrpWH) and intention of wsrhinir injiSry t^ an. 
otl;er-" Bi^ ynu read Hiatl A. I iitr'l rtmeni. 
ber thftt- 

Q. Bo yon ftjrrfre, vith that! A. I cJtW r»»d 



OiJj 

Gm» Pawky— Fur JHfUj—At&Hti 

that and I don't rciiuciidj^r, u* I ain't any ye.it 
Or no. 

<i. Yi'hatt A. I didn't fhurly that iuid I 
H-ouldn't My i'e& or uo. I Iiave to study the 
eanteit- 

Q. You. can't giro me any opinion on that 
nnwl A. I never get a disconnected phrase to 
make coramunt on. I have to read the whole 
paragraph before I make a deeinion- 

Q. You henrd tlicnC flriitlcJi a-f -Octoher 1lj?b 
and N-ovKtraheq Ifj, lLH3D r read at these meetings 
of Jeliovah's- "VYitneabes out there, didn't youl 
A. Yea, sir. 

Q. And tlml Smd (be cUfcct of amid us iTery. 
Iwnly fr>,-[ M«yt* n'M "*roaR, didn't itl A. It 
was ivun Ix-fiiiT that. 

The Court: Bid itl 

The Witness: Yes, sir, it did. 

Q. Ami it nuulf Ibegn f>'el oil tlui more un- 
frimdly lu Moj-tr, didn't itt A. To me it H0SI1S 
il wax aire=i(!j- tlit way — il didn't have any mora 
HilTfl'L't. It v.'*.* uiniot the tame then. They knew 
aoinelliins wa» wronj;. 

Q. Ynu mttm the nituation cot belter u for 
(in Movie wiui eobceriied after i hoist letter* cftrjn 
outt A. No, I wouldn't «ay thnl. 

Q. bid it remain the nsmo after tb* letter* 
ei:p'|t outt A. It fiets wona, of coUrie. 

Ittdirtil eatPiiJwfion h/ iir. Covnigia*: 

Q. BhJ you liel>ei r e that the cUrtfe* tliat llr. 
Mf yte Wftda aftftinit the Society ft'e-ro fsltuT A. 
Tt -n-vs fn!*C h yet, air, 

Q. You. beard th« ■dmrgea lit made Bfunit 
the Society in (he mcelinft tft^f*. did you Eotl 
A. I did. 



G\n Fatdi/t — For DffU. — Jlwroj* 

<i. Ami did yon lieliev* they were true or 
fuiseT A. Purely fahie- 

TJjc Courl; Uo *aid Uu« or false. 
Tlie WitnWi; Fulae. 

Q. Did yoa liear tlie rnectiiiK ot wiiieb *fr. 
Ifowtett aridre^fed the rimj^feeiiLioii and lohi 
the true faetK- of lha roiuditioiii' at Belheil 

Mr. BrurhluiujiKu : I ohjoct to the fomi 

of til<: l|Ul'.Hliull, 

Tlie Court : rluRtBipcJ a» lo i"im, 

Q. Did you hcJioVO lliat the twin Jfr, llo»lett 
tohl tlie eoinfirciriKion tenttmiBlf nonLlitioim at 
I'tetlrel were Israel 

Mr, Brut-I ill auaen i I object to Iha form 
of tlie qneitim. 

Tlie Court: 1 will |x;rniil Illlii to &uk, 
Ofc rruicd. 

Mr. B nielihnnKKii : Exception. 

A. Wn. 

Q, Did that eenCirin yn^r Irfdief that tlie etat«- 
inenla llr. iiriyle made vivre fnlsef 

Jlr. JSruchiinuiieii ; I oiijeel to that. 
Tba Court: H ii*taijiud. 

Jfrcronj-crituiijioJfoM by iff. Bructdtauic*: 

Q. You Iiave jimt t-tated in ftn»w<sr to the at- 
torney'* ojUiTiitJOT] that you Maid the c-hare,ej nero 
faUth A. That i* r^lit. 

Q. All the cliarjrei* in Mr. May]*'* letter! A. 
Uplei'4 1JLi>re is certain thing*, but u a, whott, 
tho eluirfitj ii-ero falvt. 



tKH 



j)i 



Mfi 



fVcrf A&la—Fer Deftt.— Direct 

The Court: lie Asked you. a very siru- 
]ih> sjHsntioo. If igii don't know, you Ull 
u_i. IVe're all the (barges Jjmde in Mr. 
lln_\li'\i li-lliT fi.i.-.cl If yn-i ilua't Li-.nw 
HAY YOU don't Lliavf. 

The IVrtneai; I helievc it » foist 

Q. Alt (he eharpe*! A. The charges which — 
1 mil mixed op with the '[Utstion. Eseuse ine, 

TJiu Court: Watt a. minute, Wu -will 
auk ymi again. l>o you believe: that all 
tin charges in Mr. Movie's Letter to Sir, 
Iiuliitfiiiril are f.d-> 1 

Tin! Wittietm; Yen, ?tr. 

y. Did you ever read the letter I A. No. 
l|. EJ-li L yr( Vim KtUi'uiI Jit-re Unit Uic-y art 
all falne. 3K I lint ririii: 

'I'Iil- ("iiljH: TlniL t* lit arK:|iurp1, ri«t 
» i|llL'rliir|l r 

Mr, J S I'hM'li I in i3rM']i z That if nil. 

(WicnfjiK e:sou*ed,) 



FfEED AKHLT, rMWrBB St 50 South Lewi* 
Avenue, VTaukegan, Illinois ItdtlC fir^t duly 
imirn. tflstilicd a* follow*; 

Biwtt ?jtt'*imi«JffljT Lu -Vr, Coivia.fli'oa : 

(J. Vail art one of Jehovah's. Witnesses, nre 
v,.,l mxl A, Tluil i* rijdiL 

Q, lion' tiinjr luivt vim been one of -Trhni-nli '* 
IWnth^'iif A. Sinee 13HS, 

tj. And wlial rolopany or eon jrreini tion are 



freJ AthUj—f'ar DtftK.—Pit&l 

i'un as.«n:JBtcd wilh! A. L 1 am corjjiet-t,.d with 
the Waukegu, llknoiji euiu[iaiiT. 

Q. i'ur how Jd-njjl A. For about lii year*, 

(J. And do you have any other DwnpatiDO u: 
any oilier vocation 1 A. 1 work he bub-iitatiiin 
operator for the i'ublie Service Company o[ 
Northern Illinois. 

Q- ituta- lunjf ImvB you known (lie plaintiff, 
Olin It. Ifoylet A, About £0 yean approxi- 
mately, 

if. During Uint time were you (Ism and good 
frjesidaff A. Very mueh so, 

(J, When you bwainc een juaii ted nith Sdm 
TTO* lie unt ttF Jelmvuli'g WitprsecJiI A. Tbnt 
la rigbt. 

Q. Von rem*iriln'r n'ii^n he went Jn Brooklyn, 
d» y-ftLL aat, Ejhp bi^eiiEiE? L-our.H<Tt fnr |he ^M'ietyf 
A, Ym, J do, 

(^J)o yon Tirenlliurl wln-n you tenrnrtt (LiU lift 
wan on |onj(rr it 1(io Sui-iclyt A. 'I'lint in riglit. 

Q. I jilmw j-im l)pfi L ni|jintii' Kjilii'tit 1" and 
aid: you if >'uu rMtlVWl that Lt'Uf (h-ipdi^^; w 
witneii*), A, Yes, I itid. 

Q> rrior to Hifil tia-i j'uu Idunwl tliat Mr. 
irnyle ttbs oaet from Jfew Yorkt A. Yen, ¥re 
lmd rr^eived a curd Hint they had iu;rit to us 
statins tliat titey were bavinc Urooklyn. That 
wraB either durine; the time that they vere on 
the nay nr ehorily after they fame Wfc to 

(J. ^t'lirn did tou Iparn, n'ln»n did yon *e» Jfr, 
Jtoyle for lhr iir^E ttm» after hf rflumM from 
Brooklyn !« WiseonninT A, A* near at I can 
reeall, it w"a« abenjt * w-eok nr rn after. 

The Court: After' ho p-ot bacltT 



/Vid ^ tii!j)i — /■'tji- Ptrftt.-~DUect 

tj. And uLen and where Jid yoa eh hiniT A. 
Tltut wad a! llf. atuj Mr*, Newman f t home ^edt 
of Waii^aluja, Vt'wciiiiidn. 

y. Knee >'im invited up to *ue itiraT A. That 
is r.-r.n. 

{J, t>n. that oi-aiitton did Mr. Ifi^yLft (ell yon 
a» to ihp n"aHon vIlv lit im.il rrltttMJd t» Mil- 

HL,:k(ft A. Yes, ill", he vn uine nil ik| fume of 
the renions. 

Mif. Brilclilbau»en r Wmt is the datuT 
Mr. (kn*iae^iiB! Almui a vr«*\t after he 
n:.t hark 

Q. He eau]neraU"!l tome of (he rea»onit A. 
\ e?., j^ir. 

Q. r>» yon recall what they wptct A. One of 

1l l mis i hat cnnOuionn at licthcl wm- ilrtnk. 

iu^ nod variniH oilier lhinB^ r oarfc an leliinp of 
ilirly *(jiriej<, 

tj. And who wo> prfji*nt »ith von flq ihe orrn- 
B-ion of ihat vitit tft Itr. Moylet A- My wif* 
was with rn*_ 

Q-And hour loajr did yon sjvud with Mr. 
Movl* and his wife on that da._vf A. 1 vould 
j<ay mn^hiy t. e^pte of hourfl, poiobly tltret or 
no. 

Q, M"er« yng irarpriwei to inarn Ihat Mr, 
Moyte wa» hack in Wiwondin permanently! A- 
Wi' we re, yen, 

Q. When W"ji 'he nest (ime that yon m»' Vt 
ifoyl^f A, Tt wa» the one ind only rime T *aw 
SJr. ami Mm. Movie. 

Q, And »rurr that yom had tliifl rorre.t^f.r- 
drree, T helievet A, Yes, that i* farr*vt. 

Q, That is detiflnated a* Tjtfc-n'lCT.'t' Ei- 



Frtd JsW{j~Fw. Htft$ r —Ditttt 

liiliit P; and, auhrieijiLfnt to that, did yon ro- 
«iv# a letter daied December J*D, lHL'ST A, 
Tliat is r-ijT^t- 

Q, In llr. Mojli;''* h'ttur tu yuu dated Augnrtt 
24, V.C'.K th«]-i; U aliar.liejl td.Uiat a eopl" °f W* 
lelter ud-keriscd to J. >\- Bfttn«f«Td. UiJ you 
reud Liiai letter f A, I did, y\m. 

Q. And at that time what effitl, if ary, did 
tin? ehjir^ta made in .bHt letier lift v* upon . yonr 
mind t A, Well, tbt» waa quit? a tonsideimbl* 
r(n:?unifin wan ct«t>ttd by iL and anyone alwmys 
liked to hear butli jiiden of the iilnry. . 

Q. And after thai did yoa haw orcaxton to 
heiLf the Stkdety's side from Mr. JIowlei.ll' A. 
That in furrccJ. 

(J. ISefore you heard from Mr, liowlett I will 
ai-k you n"lietiier or not nnylmdjr «»' this.leUej" 
that yon mentioned sttaelied to Mr. Mnyle'* 
letitr at Aiif^irti*, l!)39, in whieh lie »j^ "Yfta 
fan >how it to others," A. As nf-nr jw I e»™ 
reim-niiier there were two people read that letter. 

■Q. WIujT A. One of them *m Lafoj JudoMit 
of Jtaeine, aod (be other one was my wife'* 
suster. 

Q. \Y]tm you reaii the letter did yoa bvliere 
the rhar(;eit that Mr. Moyle iuni mode agnimt 
Uu- Soeielyf A. 1 did not, 

Mr. C'ovinslonr * VTe »ill now nrfer io 
eviih>B« letter dated DKomher SO, tCiSfl. 
Mr. Brnehlumren ; No ohjeetion, 

{Tile letter wa» received in evidence and 
l.-iarlchi Defeadaota' KJchihit D-20.) 

Q. I ihow yoa pnee It of (he '* ^'»teh Tower" 
nuu^aiiDo dated January 1, 1340, ud (lie heuliag: 



Frrd AMff^Ftrr Dtftt.—Jiifetf 

i«."100% For Channel," and I wiah yon would 
read ihikt, pi-twif t 

Mr. Covington; I wdl now read Ue» 
fejudaiili' Kilifbit D^Oy dated. Dst*jftb« 

, . 30, ]:h:::J, ad'irsajiiid to 'VJujlt Km], a:i:i 
J a* we." 

(Mr. OoTine^oa read* (he same lo jujy.) 

Q- Ihd you si^n that resolution that app«art 
(litre in that laa^azinet A. I did, yea, 

I'i'. V.: -i i- and whi'A waa. tiial n i.M.u-.i i.a parsed 
aad' adopied.t . A. Tliat wajc Tjassued sometime 
during. Dwi'iiiber, 1S3S, I oElieiTc t U'BEar.aa I 

Tbe Comrt; Waera was it adopted t 
In the Waitki-Kan company f 
■ Tin Wilsts*: That is rtgfct 
Mr. C'«^nefton: ' We*ffer that in evj- 

Mr. BruehlimiEen: No t-hjecti o,i. 

(Ileeeived in i-vitk-nc* and tn*rk<4 1 J*. 
fe-vdanls 1 Exhibit H-n.) 

Q. I nhow you Vliat appears, to lie carbon copy 
of a letter datfjii J9nliLa^> , 24, 1!M0, whitlL-p,nr- 
porta to he an answer lo a letter d»t*d' DeceHili*r 
30, 14*33, l>cfe'ndanta' Exhibit D-20, and- at* you 
if you hive evtr aeen the letter. 

The Court : Have you ever seen the 
Letter Incfc-ref 
The Witntns: I have, yea, 

Q. U that the eiplanatioq that yoii ftiiili t* 
Mr. Moyle 1 In answer to his letter tinted De- 
ar.u'bet SB, liUil, A. I in positive (hat is the 
aasw«r to i-.. 



Frt4 At,Uy—Fur Dtfh^Dimt 

Mr, Covington: ' We would !ik» (a intra- 

diicc tlle : copy into eyidranr, 

Th^' Court;- -iUio* it to' Mr. Bruelw 
haUiiea. 

Ut, Bruchhaa«ea; No abjeetipn, 

flteceived in evidtnoe and market) Da- 
. fendaati" Exhibit D-ffi.). 

Q, Did you attend a meeting of tlie congrega- 
tion at which Mr, Hewlett addressed the congre- 
gltion T A. That is right. 

Q. \Vhat month was taat, if you rrmenilier T 
A. As near an- 1 can retail it woi in fjepttufotr, 
the taller part, or around ilia lit of October, 

Q, Where did you attend inch inectingl A- 
That was at Mr, and Mrs. Edward' Moofl^bao. 
Waukegau. 

Q. Waakegnn'" A. Th&t is rif;hl, 

Q. Did Mr. JlowJelt read thtj xlatererBt ■»- 
tilled " Information " on tbat oce»tiont A. I 
belLev? ha did, 

Q. Did yon attend a meeti«p rL-^n-bere at 
Itacino or any other place! A, No, T did-Tjat, 

Q. Vou suy tliat you were anxious to Jiea.r the 
Society V s,tde. Did Mr. Hewlett protvnt the 
faela eojienrpinp the Society's tide of the 
-l:.-r n -i'.^T X. Vi-n. utr, an near as we know, >\t. 

Q. And did he atata the facta roncerninjr Mr. 
Ifoile'f exit at Bethel! A, He did, 

Q, Did he de.irrilwi the eaaditiaiu at Bethel! 
A. Really, ha said— 

The Court: Did Jt» de-wik tlw eortdt 1 . 
tioiui! 

This Witness* : I don 't reuicmher whether 
ha did or not 



.".!! 



FruS Aebty— Fur Dtfli. — Direct 

Q, Du you remember whether or net he took 
up tlii' tluirgus- made in Mr. Hoyls'i letter t A. 
Yes, 1 think J.l- did. 

H- And illd be explain Hie fact* partai ni ng to 
thfiuf A. That is rijjhL 

fj. After you bad Iwatd— 

Mr. BrudiluuiBeu: 1 ohject to that. It 
in a conclusion. 

The Court; Objection sustained. 

Mr. DrudiiLausen ; 1 move to strike out 
the answer. 

The Court; Strii* cat lie quiver. 

Mr. Ceviptfoa; W* tueept. 

Q. After you hfa.nl Mr. Hewlett's expSanntion 
or the matter and iiad rend Mr. Movie 'a letter 
van joined is this resolution, Do fendanls.' Ex- 
liilpit D-21, i* tint rig-Jilt A. That ia right 

Q. After hearing all Hie facta did you believe 
!l',r- rtiarge.-i made lb Mr. Moyle'* letter wera 
inicf A. TW1 i* right, 

(t. Did yuu hutieve the charges, made in Mr. 
M»vJi'V )h:Hi'lT A. I'lLtilon nit, no. 

Q. AI'tiT you. heard Mr. Howlett did yon bo 
]i*ire that Uio statements made oy Mr. Hewlett 
were truol A. Ye*. tliat in right 

Q. Wliut eflVct did the ti)aJ;iri.LT known and 
imbl jibing Of the arliele onlillod "information" 
in tiie "Watch Tower'' have upon the brethren 
in the congregation* A, It hp4 * stimulating 
e flirt upon jiotne of the brethren who war* que»- 
tior..ji|T the issue, 

Q. And what cutset did lha vpisit of Mr. How- 
Ictl have u]»n Urn HWlbcn of the <vngiejratiou 1 
A, L kkiiiev* it *™ ray timely and proper. 



F*ti AdAy—Fvr He/to.— Creu 

Mr. C-ovinjitDQ ; At thi* time I would 
like to read Defendants' tiihibit D-£0 — 
No, I have rend that In maawer to tint 
ia (lie letter deled January 24, 1940, 
which U Dtfvmldot*' Eiidhit D-2& I wJU 
read thai. 

(llr. Clovhsgton reada Defendants ' Ex- 
hibit D-i!i to Ihe jury.) 

Mr. Covimrlon: Dtfendimts ' Eildbil 
D-21, u'Illl-Ii |u dji! resolution referred to 
in Mr. Movie's letter and Mr. Aebly'a 
letter in reply reads r 

^^E^ Covington Mid* to the jury. J 

Mr. Covington: Tliat hi alL 

Q. You revived a reply to tb#t letter of 
January 21, 194% did you nott A. I don't think' 
I did. 

Q. I show you a copy of a. letter and aak you 
if you recall reeeiftop that in reply to lha letter 
of J^iiuory 241 h, A. I 1i»to Ken Uist, y««. 

Q. Van received Lhat letter, did ydu nott A- 1 
did. 

Mr. Bniclikouenn; I offer it in evi- 
depoc. 

Mr. CovLBgtoB : No objection. 

(Received in evidence And marked 
PLair.Uff'a ExMbit IT.) 

Q. So that the first time, Mr. Aebly, you 
heard of tlsia latter vat 'vheu yea rrquet led Mr. 
Moyle for a copy of it? A. I don't think that 
I— T«, I t«|ttt»iad tha^ that u right. 



Fred Atlrls—For nefU.—Grus* 

Q. And it was at that tpf^iij i-c<juc»t of >ours 
that lit «cnt it to yoaf A. That is right, 

Q. You orp a company iervant oui in Wau. 
kpjinn, nre you not! A. Yen, tir. 

[J. lJr,w long tmve you been in tliat cajuicilyF 
A, Alxiut o year and a half. 

Q. And) you reeetTo correKpoutleitce and in. 
jiUuctkip* from the main orpaniiation in Urocb> 
tj'n, do you not I A. I do amr, \sh. 

■(J, And you are, ns you tay, IDO^t loyal to 
(hft srfiflnintiojil A. That is correct. 

Q. iio thiU your ijUarrel here about Mr. Ifoyle 
in (tiat tie wno|# t, ]i\ ler at sll to Mr. Rutlicr- 
ford, isn't that rijjhtt A, I do not UnJrr*tand 
that that way. 

Q. Y»u think that he did wroae;! la it your 
ojjiidnn that lm him n-rona in *ri1iii)f a pemonal 
lutler lis Hr. Untherfordf A. Kot at all. Any- 
hjihv c;-.hl;L lii'.ij, tli at ri^ht. 

I}. ^V"ln!n did you firi-t rotno to tlie conclu«ion 
Ilmt Mr. Moyle wan icmnc r.nd Mr. ItuthTrfnrd 
wu rifjIilT A. Siliorily ufti'r Mr, llii»*tett vi»itKi] 
Ox anil j^v-t UK the other KLilt of the fttory. 

Q. .Su that you were uulueneed by what you 
heard from Mr. Ifo^lett, weren't yout A. I'os- 
nihly. yen, to a jp-cnt e*lenl, 

Q. Did j«u nhk Mr. Moyle for hit nida iif tha 

xtnrVl A. I dill. 

Q. And did you mate any invenlijrution down 
in. Iletliel yourself f A. I did hist. 

(J. Jtut Mr, llnwlett «M p. direct reprexi^jil ft- 
tivo of flod'i reprentatnlive on earth^ wasn't 
hcl A. TLal ia rifiliL 

Q. And you h»ve never liod wiy dinientt 
uijiut any pniicie* of that orjjnniu.tior, have 
youl A. Not to >«y vxtvnv. 



ma 

Ffftt Athljf — for Drjtt. — ilrin* 

Q. Did you ewr make any i-ucgentionK or 
have you in all flic time that you buve l>wn 
connected with J dm vali "s \i'ilne«w;»1 A, I umy 
h:ive, yen. 

Q. Yon don't l^'sdl any, do ytuf A. No. 

Q. Did you wwr mnle any criticism of Mr, 
RullicrfnrtlT A, T nmy fi^ve, stuneiime. After 
il '., lm v.un only human, nnd mode mujtoket liki 
all of us do. 

TIik Court l We are not interested in 
ipwehes. Did you make a^iy or didn't 
you or don't you Vnowl 

Tlie Witni'jwi I da not know. 

Q. Do yoa subterilm to tlie statement in the 
October 15 lb artifle "Inforiiiulion 4 ' that »?] of 
tin- fliaL'^i'n nuiile hy ilr. lioyle Jini falxct A. 
Wltat wan Hie title of that ftrtitltl 

il. The artitlo I'nlitleti "Infommtion" A, 

{J. Do you uuhntrihe to tliilt A, I do. 

i%. linve ynu ri'ajj thf? letter recently from. 
Mnyltt to Mr- Rutherford T A. I don't thiidt 1 
!■ iv, no. 

Q. Were y«u lu're !o court vlien tentimony 
wafl fiven that thi-re wore scoldings by Mr, 
Unlherfurd of penion^ in iiw orKanbmtjnnl A, I 
think 1 wa*, jut. 

(J. And JWR know that letter railed attentrdn 
to lavw) xmildin^n, don't yrui i A, Ye*, Mr. 

Q, So Uiat perl of it tpsn'l fal**, wan it 1 

Mb Covington: I ohjert la that, if 
jour lfuiLi>r [iloart. That in an nrKunvnt 
aith llie wiln;ru! alwnt t'Jwtr witneuKa' 
lettimoiiy. 



5H 

Frtd Atbli? — *'o' r O'fl*. — iico'trccJl 

T!ie Court [ Your objeclion ia nu- 
tained. 

(J. I rail your attention to thia alatement in 
llie Idler nddresicd to llr. Itutherfonl; "You 
have tunny hi<:tie^, to ^it, ISitltl, titnttn Island, 
Cslifornia, and xa forilu" Is limt true or fal&Bl 
A, To my kcowltdg*, it is true, 

Q. So that all the •tuttmealil in the letter aru 
not faM, arc thivt A. That particular bh tu»y 
nul he. 

Q, Did y«n KuhHrrihe to the flotoment in th« 
articli> "liifctrlnnlion" (but M^r. Moyle m a 
JDiLiiiT A. Yes, J think sa. 

(j. And is. it your Wlief Hint he is a .ludni be- 
enusu he ended attention to what he thought were 
wrunjjfid eonditions in UetiielT A. Ko, I don't 
think Ilmt v.'jii wronjt 

Q, What jpiiirtitular thing in your opinion nude 
him. a Jndaat A. I don't know. 

{}. You Mibasritxtd to Ihe article "Informa. 
(inii"I Yuu agreed to everything; Hint Jlr. How- 
Ictt tnh| yi)H in that meetiiic;, didn't youf A. 
Yea. 

Q. You agreed lo it because il cnine from (Jod'n 
nnTg:,iL3iJHifin on earth, didn't you? A. That ia 
right. 

Mr. RruciihauBen; That ia nil. 
Redirect mniju Ration ii.y Mr, Ctsityttitt*. 

Q. At the time you visited Mt. Moyle did he 
oiW any fridfcnec or proof, nuinide of iiis own 
■biCeiLinntF, conrcming tlie conditioni at Detlsell 
A. Kone whatioover. 



oir> 

Fred AcMy — Fur Lift*. — Uterus* 

Beurvsif SBMHiBfltHB liy Sir. Brachial iwr k : 

(J. Didn't you hov* soanothing to do with jtev 
tin^ this resolution aij^ned in Waukegant A. I 
did. 

Q. You instigated it didn't youT A. Iwai not 
coinaiLny servant at that time. 

Q. Some of tho*c people are children that 
Eigned it, erpn't they, Defer.ihinLs' F.ihihit D-211 
How old ia Marge MonaghanT A. &Lt,'m ^hoat 21 
yenra old now, 

Q, How old n'flfl f-he thenf A. About three 
yenm sflo. approximately. 

Q. Mow old was liob Monagiianl A. He i* 
about 23 now. 

Q. Were tliere nny or them under 2] (hat Fipiitl 
that article T A. Yen, nir, there wera jiom« Dint 
were under 21 nt that time. 

Q. How many o£ theml A. Ahout two. 

Q, And did you rp to Mr, Micltsel U>rr; yon 
know himT A, Yen, sir. 

Q, Did you eo to Mr. Corr and as L i hint to grre 
yon tny leiterr thnt Mr, Moyle wnt hiinf A. I 
ne^er did, no. 

Mr, Bruchhauaen : That ia all 

fWitneai eicuacdl) 



61 C 



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515 



Xtrbtft W. llcckbarlh—For Dtftti—Dmd 

HERBERT W. HBCKBARTET, raiding: al at! 
BnndOV Sitreet, Horicon, Wisconsin, called as a 
wilnc™ in behalf of the defendants, Iwinp; find 
dul^ iwirii, toBtihed »» fnllnwii : 

Jiitrtt txamiuatiao by Mr. C vuingiiH : 

Q. How laitjr Iiavu j-nn Ven one .of Jf hovah 'a 
Witnesses* A. Slut* IMS. 

Q. And wliat secular occupation do you follow! 
A. 1 uii manager of a seed and feed eleeator at 
Horicon. 

Q. 'WliJLt: iKwilimi, if any, tin you hold with the 
Horicon Conipony of JchivBh'* Wi1nen*<eHl A. I 
am the Cliocea Corn pony Servant, 

(J. And do ynu know Laura nnd l>bhil TCuu^et 
A, I do, 

Q. When ([lit you first become ncquBinted with 
Ijiura and Leland Roane! A. Ab"ut 10S3- 

Q. T>1«3 yon. know what emu pel ™, if ony, Chfty 
Tirld wilb. llr. Movie T A. t did not. 

Q. Tto van fcanw what relation tiny arc to Mr. 
-•' ■ '■ It ' Ar I did net At tlutt lime, 

Q, At thai lime what ponilinn, if nny, did lliry 
hold wlthl tlto Witeh Tower Bible & Tract Soeicly T 
A. Th*y wept Pioneera. 

Q. Ami did they ptiide and direct the nctrvfly nf 
Jehovah** Witnesses or Bf>Ki*1 Johonf*h'« Wit- 
nf **eS in their antiTity in ymir neipliborhondt A. 
Th*y did, 

Q, They were tni'ted aud relied uriftn, utre 
they not, for guidance? A, They were. 

Q. Do you recall ditrinp flepjemher. 1939, re. 
eeivinp & letter which is marked Defendan.it' Ki- 
hibit 0, which I now hand yttlt A- Yes. 

Q. Ai rennuted in that latter did volt read th* 



Herbtrt IP. fleekharth—For Dtfti,— Dirts* 

attached copy of letter dated Jul* SI, 1933, to 
J. F. Rutherford 1 A. In. 

"Q, Wat that matter read b*f.ora the entir* 
oompanyl A. It via. 

Q. "Wet* 111* ehftr£«a mada i'ntn di»cnnc4f 
A- Tiity w*ra. 

Q. After diKcuniion u r as the matter put to n 
vala an to yQcgianoa to the IVVtch Tower Bible 
& Tract ^Society, befora the entire eompany I A- 

i t '•'■ '!IH. 

Q. I aHow ?oo Plaintiff's EsJifWt 1, OeloUr IS, 
IMS', "Watch Tower/* p«Rfc 313, and Anii yoa 
Ijlcate lo identify tliat daetanilion appearing 
thcMoa. A. I da. 

Q. I* tluit tlit declaration that waa pasn*d an 
llie date atatcdt A. Yea, air. 

Q. Wliat date, it yon recall I A. September 
liih, 

ih. C*wiwtt«ft: Wo *iTtr thftt In tvj- 
(UfiM, 

Mr. Bnichlinns*n; T oliJACt in jL I 
hai'B no nbjiKtii.Tt, if your Hna^r nlcaite — 

Tha C^iittt J«*t * ibitiuts until I road 
It 

\i-. Br-ji:hl:ii:is(n: I have nn cibjerlion 
to die vitiieitii *ta(infl i^liit Inmapired. 
But I da fthjest tu stows tind of a twoIq- 
tion wbit^L itntej ccnei QflioriB ^itliout 
tat.la. 

Tlie Court: Trie objection ia mslaraed. 
llerk it for identification. 

(V.i.krii Drfenilnnln' Kibibit D E3 for 
Ti'i.;!:itifj|-jiLii:.u.} 

Q. After yoil hftd read lad »Mid*r«d th» 



T-Mini RoUkc letler whieti you have identified, 
lji-inff ^^!fc[l(iau!L( , Kxhibit 0, to vrljieh wn atu 
taeluTl tlie letter of July 21, 1333, signed by Mr. 
Sfaylt, aflldivsjicd tn J. i\ Hatbeiford, did 70a 
Forward thai letter to tlie Watch ToTer Uible 
£ Tract Eiocietyl A. I did. 

Q. Did yon also fom'ard to them the deck ra- 
tion wjiich ia identiried u Dicfenduila' EaMbit 
T)-'JA for Identification 1 A, I did. 

Mr. Covine^on: We movie that it be in- 
trodaocd on the baaia of tSiut testimony. 

The Court: Tfltt *Sli liavo to go a Step 
farther. If you ^ill read the article, it ia 
not now oilmiBsiUe as I mm it, 

Q. Did you pat it ia the maiEe addre&Gcd lo 
Jnil£# RuIherfordT A. I did. 

Q, A"wi <lid the ihjrbLraiion acronirHmy (he let- 
tcr v,-|nrh i« identified »* Eisf ftndiiiiti ' Eilabit Of 
A. Yes, sir. 

The Court: Um there any Otlser eic 
phuiatian n-itli it! Did vi«i *rit« a let, 
icr to JuiJco llutliertcrd or B»yU»j)ig ]ilca 
(linL at iln«1 liineT 

The Wilneau; No, sir. 

Tin; Court: Juit sent the two articles 
in the (r-c-ilt 

Mt. B ruelihaflssen : The point I male 
about it- — 

The Court; J tot n- masnte. 

The Witness: There were tlree arti' 
clea sent in the rT-ail- 

The Court: Whit ii the other article T 

The Wiune**' One article vaa ». letter 
wriUem to tie RoMftft, 



:ili 

Btrbsrt W, IIcckbarlh—Fer ItefU.— Hired 

The Donrt: The jury can't heBT J'ou, 

Tlie Wilnku: \ Irjler *'■■ written tn 

the hi.M.i.u wliivli van Attaclied to the 

nnHolqtivn and the letter which they mailed 

DKr 

Mr. Bruchhauiieni I object tn that, T 
haven't Laura lionw hero and I don't 
know anything about jt. I have looked 
al all (he-He varinnn nlTcri liiat are made 
und af(<>r I tuivr Keen them 1 have con- 
aidi-red -them. So 1 object tn I hi* (eBti- 
nuny an to what went to Laura Ron** *» 
not binding on ub 

Tha Court; ^'e will strike ont whnt 
went to J-siira Ftouac, 

11 r, UruchliauBen : Tlte point about tb ; .B 
resolution — 

The Court; The resohilinn bn« an fur 
heea ruled out. There m nnihine lo iden- 
tify that rrpnhitiijn. If yna will id^ntifi- 
it 1 witl jrlwily reeeivc it in evidence, It 
ie just a general thine;. 

Q. Dhl that relate to the letter that yoa hod 
rod written b> 0, EL KojLel A. Ttl, fir, 

Jf r, E raehliauimr : I object to the ffifit- 
tiou. 

The Court: Olijeetign OTrerruled. Ex- 
ception to the plaintiff. Waa that in an- 
swer (o 0. it- lfoyle'a letter to Rothcr- 
fordl 

The Witnejia: Your Honor, yes, 

The Court: New I witl take it. 

(Letter received in evidence and marked 

Defendants' Exhibit 2-Zi.} 



Ht/bttt W, Ht&baiSh— Fat Dr.fls-— Direct 

Q. Did you attend a meeting tliat wiui ad- 
dre^ncd by the defendant Hewlett in Seateni, 
ber, llhtof A. Yea, air. 

Q. When and wtiere was that, plratal A, 

That wan about tim tatlclr Jiart nf J)ef>t<;niW, 

l'i-"'J, al the Waupnn. cnmpauy of Jtiiiivab'a Ser- 
vanta, 

Q. And what other companies were in at- 
tendance at that meeting? Outside of the llori- 

enn company and the Waupun company (hot 
ynii have mentioned. 

The Court: Were there any oU'icrul 

Q. 1 will aiik you : Were there any othersT 
A. Vfii, there were. 

Q. Jin you reeall anyf A. There were the 
JKc.-eueville company at tiiat time, and tlw Bran- 
don company. I don't know whether there w**— 
There were fire or six of (hem. 

The Court: Speak up to the jury can 

hear you, 
Th* Witness: There were fire or six 

Q. l?o you recall wliat Mr. Howlttt did and 

said on that occasiont A, He pninted out how 
the Ijord'a orgajiiioliDU operated irnostaly by 
pieturitifl a few gcara running togtllitr oad if 
line pear wan ndeiiag er was not in operation 
it would jyjit not function, and he aljio in his 
Hxxyh later on pointed out that when you «e 
nit tlic*e fiiingn befjin to oorae to pass, thta yoa 
Itnwiv thai your redeuiptija draws nigh, as is 
i|tnhterl in Lute. 

<J. Darinjr (hat time did Mr. Houd^tt lead 
then tins article entitled "InforroBtioV aettimj 
forth the fact** A. Yet. 



02. 
Btrbtrt W. Utilhartii—For Deftt^Dveti 

Q. Was not hi* ^ieit rtUti» e to Uw |etl*r» that 
had heen cirewluted which yon. h»vo identified 
here— 

Mr, Bruelihauaen : I abject lo that. 
Tin; Court: Yea, inrntained. 
11 r. Covington: I withdraw it I be- 
lieve tlie objection ia well taken. 

Q. Did Mr. Howtett mention the can* of Mr. 
O. 11. Moyla daring ttial diaeu&aion at any lime* 
A. Yes. 

Q, And did be offer to present th* Sotiety's 
tide of tlie matterl 

Mr. BrueluuuLseu: I ohjeel I* tliat an 

leadinjr. 

The Court: It is leading. Let's have 
the answer. 

A. Yea, 

Q. Was the article enlitk-d "Information " 
presented u the Society's eids of the contro- 
versy! A. Yes, sir, 

Q. And after you had jiearL: If- Howletl ad- 
dreas the audience: and (ho article entitled "In- 
formation" w<u) read, "wliat did you belleTe with 
reference in tho charges und" by Ur. 0, H. 
Moyle in ail letter dtttd July a, 193&, addrvtaed 
to Sir. J, F. RuUterfordl A. i believed thos* 
thargea did not er,iist ia the Bethel Home. 

Q. And what, if anything, did yea bell*? * with 
reference to the statements niiae by ).fr. Hew- 
lett before the eonpre.fiationT A. They seemed 
reasonable and I accepted them. 

Q, A(l«r Vr. Hewlett had made h>» vi*it there 
what, if anything; did its effect have upon the 



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DLi 



lltrbztt W r lUtiia/tli—Fof DtfU.—C-tan 

company t A. There waj & diit'UrhiUliK!, & eon- 
fiiiiyn or parting. 
Q. After Mr. liowlets'a in Bit or before T 

Tim Coon: Of botht 

Q. Juat explain, A. More, after. 

Q. What happened after he came there in wd- 
erence tu the tonfuuiont A. A number of llii'in 
left (he orj^aniiatitHL 

Q r Ho** many I Who did tliey follow in lend- 
ing! A, Why, I can't juat apeak of wlig they 
followed, hut they left 

Q. How many leftt A. Two, 

Q. Who were they I A. lira. Anna Robert* 
end Carl Otto. 

Q. After they and left wan the™ p^nre ami 
liarmony in. the organization af tei" thetl A. Well, 
*ort of jl dinturhance t« (hi* ilny yet- 

Q, On account of whatl 

Mr. Brnenhaueen; I object I* that— f 
»i]l withdraw the objecting. 

A. On tenant *f, well, the belief of Jr-hoveh'i 
WiLnessei and Hme other belief, 

Q, Have tbifre been uy other letU'm circu- 
luted in that am by Mr. Moyle ainM tlienj A. 
Nat that I know of. 

MY Cv*injrtan: That i- *U, 
C>.3M-fruBtiMj!Mi by jlfr. JiracftJuiuiem; 

(J. How many mrinbera ore tbcre in Hit Ilori- 
eOrt eompanyt A. At that time. I holigtrt there 
were nine* 

Q. You are a very new Jehovah 'a liiirvrjl, 
isn't yOuf A. Yea, sir. 



JTcrbtft W. if rciior Ik— r^r JJa/ir,— Cfo« 

Q. Have you read the "Watch Tower" only 
tiusc lil.%j1 A. Yea, air. 

Qr But you agreed with all of their itulc- 
nscirtaf A. Yea. 

Q. Too have been naktd *» to whether yen 
agreed Witt tlie SociHy'e side of ilm coatrevemy 
aa suated in the article " In.fonua.Lion, " haven't 
JTWIi A, Yes. 

Q. Well, do you recall tlial there in a atater 
menl mnde in tlmt erurla *jml lit. Moyle was a 
murmnrerl A, Ye*, I do recall, 

Q. Do you or da. yon not ejjree that a member 
of Hi-tl:i'l had a right ia write a letter in J'r- 
Rulherford T A. isure, he would have the rigl.U 

Q. 'Well, is he a mumiurer if he a-riii'ii tM 
lettert A. Well, tliere ii different way* o( 
writing tetter*. 

Q. Lt it tJie kiinl ot a J^U*r Ibat uami.^ a tbib 
a raunnurcrl A- Tea, ?ir, 

Q- In Ihiiro e«* letter that— 

The Court; Hit annwer ia jtm, the Idhd 
of ielter. 

(J. Ko that him Ihu tiai of letter that ™ a 
muniiurins lotltrt A. Yob, air. 

Q. It that bMuniia w oomplaiued about tJtin^l 
A. Ye,i t air. 

Q. In other words, you don't njrree tliftt Any- 
H.me haa a njrlil to »r"lt a letter siniplninLnjr, dn 
yet, or cipresji Jijisatijifiictioat 

Jfr. Corinjrloii: W« would ol>je*t to that 
qiu>.i:iiin aa aTfuinjr with l'i-t witneta. 

Tin Cflprt; Weii, apparently ha »at 
uiawor n> it will go uaaoaworvd. 



Mtrbtrt W, iltd&atth— for Vtflfr^CrOst 

The Witneaa: I would Like t* h^ive Oia 
question a^ouL 

The Court: "We vill iBitsin the objec 
Uon and let him «k «i«tb(jr u.ueatj<ui. 

Q r I my, that yon ajrree that Mr. Moyic had 
tbi riebt to write a letter to Mr. Rutin rJutdf 
A Ya, *ir. 

The C«jrt: Ilia point ia not this kind 
of a LutUf, i»n't that wliat you n-ni u> 
telt ..n" 
Tiui WitjKraa: That ia right, 

fj. Wuulil ho have tho right to writo a letter 
Ni>~iiu£ timt in: didn't think tluil people *lmulJ 
be scolded in the organiiationl A. X— 

i.W. ClovLiigiiB : Tliat ia arpumeote" 
tivi.', may it pleaiw your Honor. 

The UblUii I will permit liim to ui- 
■wtr. 

Mr, Cwinjrtan: We except 

A. Well, he ir«o.ld Smuvt Ihc risht, yea, 

Q. Yun think that he couid write that lettert 

A, His wftuld have Uic right to »-ritt- 

TIll* Uonrt: Would lie bsTa the rifht 
to write that kind »f a tctlert 
Tike Witneuj ; Yea, air. 

Q. Wlmt purl uf the letter do you claim ia a 
Intiralhrl A. The edisi piaini nf; part 

y. Wall, if T milj" t« yfto tiiat ifr, fcloyle eoin- 
[i-laiEnil nlnsut (lie xcalilirt^ii of nome of the peopJe 
ja and aiKiumi Bethel, waan'L that eonnpjainragl 

llr. Corinirton: Tint, Aijain, ia objected 
to aa argumentative 



529 

Haotrt W. Etekber(h—¥w DffU/-~C*M4 

The Court; I eastaiu the objection. 
Iteo^i Ibe l-:v.-v l , '-"":;-■■■ 

Q. Headline; fr«nni the letter, to rvffeah your 
rBooliettlioB ; "Woodworth. in a per>;iin<J letter 
to you stated aometliiog to the tfTH-ct that it 
would be =^^i'Ltifi the Uenl to eositjouft uaiag 
our prese-A thiy tcJetidar," la that a Humor! 
A. I wouldn't nay ac. 

Q. I a!n)»- ><in tin: letter and uk yotl to Jtata 
which ia the uraraur in it. 

Th« C^arl: Showing tin wilAeo Plain- 
tiU'a Enliiuit 4. 

Q r And t!i<!ii widle you are at it, Jtell rue 
wliicJi ]»rt nl at pertaina to Judo*- A- It hi a 
murmur when aomeono complain* of bow other* 
are trcwtedr 

The Court: He wante to know which 
part it a i-nrii.-.ir. 

The Witness.; Tbe (Iral partgra|jh of 
it, the iit treatlne-nt (rf tlie HetJiel family. 

The Court; Tb«t w a murmur 1 

Tlie WLlnew: Yea, rtr. 

The Court; What sb*t 

Q. Too have read a few pages already. Don't 
yoa ftnd a»y Taurraura in those two [lapeM A. 
.'.|...ii'. of tlie letter ia murmuring,, to niy knowl- 
odjte. 

Q, Yon nay it ia moutly murniu rinft, but t'n- L ra 
in -j'.n .j." A uut murmurir.g, ia -'^l i." 

Kr. Cpviiiftihit : I would object, bceauae 

tliia ia u matter for the jury to determins. 

The Court: WtU, I will Let bun aay 



Wo 

Htrbitt 1C. H«*&*rfi— Far Peftt.— Cm** 

wiiit'b IwrU aro munnnra. Cive IiIhi a 
cLiuncn to read it no he Lina a chajite to 
my. 

A. 1 would have- to read the entire Letter, but 
I would any moat of iLie letter ia hujrnsnriiift, 
but nut nil of it. 

<j'. Had yuu uctn tlie letter *il all [srior to 
Mr, lluwtett coming into your meeting t A. 
i :: , air. 

Q WJK'B did y«u dm I mt itt A. Wis received 
a h-Lk-r by ifr«. Itnujic in the f<jn!])a]'l of bep- 
tcjuher ot IWSS, Iwf ore Ho* Lett ap]*a?ed out 
tliere, 

i}. And Were the rce^ipt «F the Kuuse letter 
j-rjii reail ilia SeplruiliKr Int "Watth Tower," 
didn't youT A. Probahly did. 

Q. Am] you rnciii] that in that article tlicre 
vi'us aaiotUiinj; uaid alNmt air. Moyle being let 
»at nl tin.- Ki'.-eiuly because ho «« unfailbfuit 
A. Yok, air. 

Q, And you accepted that, didn't youT A. 
Yep, 

■Q. IWniEna it cSiiMi f»ni tin Lord's orpanisa- 
tiont A. Yes. 

Q, Ynu didn't wrilc in tr» find out any of the 
detail n uimtit it, dirl ynut A, Not at tiiat tint*. 

Q. Ro yi*u beLiered it from what you htatiil 

A- Yes, nir. 

Q, Tlial AAUnn] nrifrifndlinea&. that nrticie, to 
Mr. Movie, did it anl, ainonsflt tlte proup in your 
clrvsiiT A. Well, I don't know wtwttef il called 
unfrieinllini-HH t-j^nrdu Mr, Moyl*. He waant 
known— T waan't iknown to Ifr. Moyle and I 
don't knnw wbAthW pny nf ihi, iit!i« I'll. wire. 

(j. Well, did you tbink mote of Mr. Moyle or 



Herbert W- Heeibarth^Fer Dc/I*^-C*n« 

kit uf lum after you luul read the letter or tin 
ax title } 

The Court: Me hai already teiiifuid hu 
didn't know him. 

Q. Well, you TC*d the nrliela o.o Ootobex 15, 
ID3U, entitled "Ijiforrnation," did you noli A. 
Yea. 

Q. And by that tiino yoo knew who llr. Moyle 
waa, didn't yotit A, Tea, 

Q, Did tlmt mai* you more friendly or leva 
friendly toward* >lr. Ifoylef A, Well, I didn't 
bave any iSiafrieiidLiiieni againat him. 

Q. Did yOU tidqk ho waa an avil ocrranlT A. 
I did. 

Q. And yon came to tlmt ceneluaion from 
Itiojte, artietej that yon read, ia that oorrettt A, 
Y«* 

Q. And then when you read the article 
"Snarea" on November 15, 1939, did that 
clunnge your opinion about himf A. No. 

Q. But ynu didn't know anything about bow 
he "'&4 a .IiidiH, aetording to that artitJe, of 
October 1T)th, did youi You didn't hate any 
fscta before, you Then you read that artiela of 
October loth be to UoyU bttog * Jndoal A. Ha, 
althonjrh I know what a Jndas elaaa woo, 

Q. But you agreed when you read that article 
bmnao. it came from the Lord 'a orgjOniiation, 
thai ha was a Judas t Didn't yont A, Ye*, air. 

Q. So that article ajao had an nJreii ou the 
sroup in your eostipaay, did it notl A. I can't 
UHwbt. 

Q- Well, aff.er reading thcec artide* you 
didn f t have anything to do with. Mr. Moyle, did 
yout A. Ho. 



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Eerier* W. ffeeMariS^FW Dtftt.-^Cma 

Q. Or nnyons else in the class, did Ihoyl 
A. No. 

(J 1 . It would 1)r» impmper under the practice 
in the Lord's orj;un lotion, Id have any contact 
whatsoever with one who hud been labeled nn 
evil servant in the '"Wtteli Tower," isn't that 
aorfeett A. N*. 

Q. Wouldn't it b« uH[>ropcrt A, No, T|i4 
''Watch Tower" hat no jurisdiction over any- 
body, 

Q. Wouldn't yon wnuider it improper to go- 
around with fui evil servant! A- I would, from 

nay standpoint, 

(J. You say that the "Watch Tower" does or 
dues ant advocate tfoing around with bti] serv- 
ants? A. The "Watch Tower" doe* direct lh* 
pconJe in the right way, *o they 4* not go 
iitn)' from tlie Lord's orflaiiiinlion. 

Q. Hut you arc nut to cifloditc — Your teach- 
i:iL> in (his "Watch Tower" magazine and what 
yuu receive are that you are not to associate 
with eviJ servants? A. Yea.. 

Q, Ho (bat you didn't di«wf» any of the de. 

■i! .." 41; liny tiiae of what happen^ at Bethel 
Other than what you received from Mr. Hew- 
lett T A. No, 

Q. An rl all that Mr. Huwiett did *H 14 Ttarj 
litis article eniltkd "InfoCTiation" to yon, isn't 
that corrMtJ A. No, he fcavn an honr'> dlS- 
CC ir*i\ 

Q, Did he say anything about how many 
hflaiiSB Iff. Hulherford bndt A, I cannot recall. 

Q. As a matter of fnct, do yon know how 
many liomea ha has in £t4!'jn I«-hindt A. Mo, I 
do Dot 



Eerbtrt W. litclbartlt—Fvr deftt.— Redirect 

Q. Co yen know how many home* he baa at 
ai;T K. No. 1 do not knew. 

(j. Do you. know anything abiui ti.La hooaa 
that ia kept for him up La Kingdom Farm? 
A. No. 

Tbe Court : Don't yon f ijik you better 
make this, past tense f 

^. Did you, in 19391 A No. 

Q. Did you know how large tho farm was ap 
there t A, No. 

Q. Did yon ever hear Una it was 70Q tttttl 
A. No. 

Q. By the way, who prepared that resoivx- 
titmT A. Tlic mi-ii-l.ifra that were gathered to- 
gether at the "Watch Timer" study thai Sim- 
day evening. 

Q. Yon. did, at tbe request of llr. HowIeU, 
did you notf A. No, that resolution Tm mode — 
mailed in before Howleti appeared out there. 

Q. Mai-i'd an wln'nT A. September IIUl, I be- 
lieve, is [he dale On il 

Q. liiit you did eet corremondeneq from time 
to time from Brooklyn, did yon aatl A. Yet. 

iir. ltrachhanBen: That it alL 

Redirect titminat ion by iff. C oiifngtom 

Q. At the time yoa rofoived tne Roust letter 
identified in evidence, 'lid yen receive from her 
jiny information or proof outuide of the charges 
inado therein f Did *he offer any other evidence 
thftn t)i* T?ttr r ittieli! ua pntof of tbe charges 
wnwiol A. No. 

ilr. Corington: That ia alL 

(Witneaa eieoaed.) 



Ltrciif ff. Juckio* — fior Dtfit. — Birtet 

DKIiOY E. JACKSON, residing at Eonte 3, 
iJf.x VjZ, Iiuui^L', WitoMtin, a witnetK, eidlcil in 
beludf of the Duf^ndantB, b^ing firat duly hvaen, 
tnjlificrl aa fallows : 

liinti CMiHVit'liou iij/ Mr. Covinptvn i 

Q. You will liave tu telk louder than yon 
onJiDnnly do, bo tbe last metnbere of tin jury 
am licnr yon ckurfy and distinctly. Hq have 
that in mind, pk««^, A, Yc«, tir. 

ij. J low ki. h ' livi- you 'iMtri DM of Ji-lnivali'i 
Wilnvirivsl A, 1 wis taken nut of the religions 
orjtMniut ions in I WIS and Iauj>lit the true doo- 
trintji of the RihLc hy my nmtlier — 

Tbr fViurt: Yh)u ivtTi'n't JiH«t r.'ll lliin. 

You uere OBked how lujig you 1: nil heeji 
n nieuiher of Jrhovali'a U'ilneBtes. "We 
nrc not interest! J in your life'* nlory. 

The. Wilnr-HK: I jiyniholm'd nij- ainse- 
eratioii aa one of Jehovah 'it Witncutee in 
1931, 

Q, And yoa Iwve i)tu,died pri«r to thMi is that 
eorrcelT A. Ve^ sir. 

Q. Sihc* (hat time, wliot company o( Jeho- 
vah 'a WitncHf-os hava yoo been awocialwl withT 
A. 1 ivs* a*H<ieiated with til* rn:->.:i;;..iii>; r J,fi^h- 
ipun eempaay uf Jehovah's Witnesnea. Deloit, 
Wiw-vinhin c«ni[Mijnj" of iJctiovnli's Wlnep-KCH and 
Undue caaip&ay «f Jfliovah'* WltRtaicjk 

Q. And what ioni;jntiy uf Jehovali '* WitrwBM 
are yo» now osnociated withT A. ltnctne, \V1«. 

cun.sin. 

Q. And Ho™ lur-E }i?^c yfll br*B in EupihoI 
A, About five and a half year*. 



S31 
Zrfrojf B 1 . Jocit*™— Fci - Dtftij—Dittti 

Q, Whjil imrular accupatioa do yon follow, 
what Lijiiiniij do you follow ontdide of b*ing 
one of Jeiiovali'e WilueeseaT A. 1 m Bupcr- 
vjaor of tccl design for tbe 3* L Case Tractor 
Worfci. 

Q. Do yon tnow Mr. O, IL afoylel A. Yea, 
sir. 

Q. Hour long have yoa knows bin;! A, FJr*t 
met liiui in 1D32. 

Q. And wai that daring the tinw that he was 
associated wilh hum SOtttfttEJ of Jehovab'i Wit. 
ne^sW A, Thst ho was Utadttcdl 

Q. Ye*. A. T don't knffw. 

u. How diil yoa come to wteet himl A. I wbi 
inrittd to tltead a pothering of friends in Jef- 
fcrnfln, WifteoMiDt and he ■s'bj one of tbe 
sfwakfr*. 

Q, Do you remrniher along in Angimt, ISSQ, 
lcnminar ilint Mr. Ifnyle wnn no lonf*r con. 
nncierl wiili [lie S-o^ietv" in eounnel At BtooiUiiT 
T)a ye.u i-c-ilII that Mr. Moyle was n*' longer 
rfm nerteni with the Kotiety aa counsel at Unxit- 
lyn, Bmnictjjne daring 11*391 A. Yea, sometiiac 
dnrbc; liKS. 

The. tonrt: Wnenf 

Q. When did yon learn itl A, That litiA ^r:L- 
cf« in. the "Watch Tower" entitled "Informa- 
tion". 

Q- Prerinn* to (hut had yon **rfl a letter 
denignnti'd as Defendants" liihibt F, to which 
is attached another tetter 1 

Tbe Court: Had yon seen that before 
the article appeared in the "Watch 

Tower"? 



.TO 

Lerojf S. Jackson — for Befit. — Difetl 

The TVilnew: I can't slate ■whether it 
win Wfrme n-r esjwtSy the same time. 
AfKiiLl that tunc 

Q. Alans nlmiit that timet A. Yos, sir. 

Q. Whi'rn did >'PU s^e thfltl A. I mm' 1liAt 
in the ham «f Frist and JtHjiie Arhly in tt'sukt- 
gan, Illinni*. 

Q. Do you know a man by the name ol Harvey 
Finiff Aj Yea, sir. 

Q. And during 19SJ what if any connection 
Hid he have wilh the Watoh Tower Bihle i Tract 
Society? A. Ifc ^-aa wltat we coll a Xone Ser- 
vant of the Milwaukee Kone and ftarinc ma one 
of the cities in that Mine.. 

Q. During that time wan JetiflVRh's WitneRMa 
inrrynifl on whiit wan kno»'n as the ■"InFonna- 
tion Nrarchepi 1 '! A. Yen, sir^ 

Q. And did you have nny conversntinn iwith 
,'.1t. I'iuk in reference to the Roriefy'a pnlielea 
resardinn: wlial in kn^wri a* '* In formation 
irarrlw!»"l A. YeB, *ir. 

Q, What, if nny, cnn*-crM.(ion did ynn h«.tf* 
milh him and where wag it? A. At the litllo 
villas* of RaT.niinnd Cenlpr *e had a *1udy «!«** 

Ami j:i' HUn* to I Jin- j,!i)rly end A>knl rT-i- 1ft eiVtfifi 
flat ' r :: I ;: the stmljP arid djwinliimii with lur tho 

flrwiety 1 * injil niM inns recording ''TnTomiation 
irnfflien " flsd rjtber t«J)if*. 
Q. Wa< Ihnt h»fare ar nfler the arre*l of the 

hrHhrrn »t Ri'r-inc fftr rnfit pup in "TnfilfhU- 

tinn >[nifn'hf'»."t A, That wfi^ aflrr the a?re*l- 
Q. Tell aa what, if eny, ennvprsation you had 
m(h him in |ha( i^haimI. A. He nhjected to lb* 
MM of "Tnformitiort Jfarfhc*" for sdvertisinj; 
hie Kingdom and b* «lao objected to * policy 



533 

Ltrap B, Juefcton — for Dtfis. — Direct 

that the. Society hod jitst adopted of (he Society 
appointing study conductors, 

Q. At that time was Mr. Moylc present? At 
lha Dcauisl of that vinitl A. 1!r. Ifayle came 
to that OWntinfC with Jlr. Fink and ho rf-Jnained 
in th« "Watch Tower'" study meeting and llr. 
Fink— . 

Thu Court: 11a merely anted you if he 
was present. 
The Witness [ lie was not in the room, 

Q. Did he eonte along with if r. Fink I A. Yea h 
tir. 

Q. Do you recall the arrest of several af the 
brethren invulvrd in An "Information March" 
in Etaeino ami iCcnnnha? A. In Kenosha, yes. 

it. How many wore arretted? A. 1 think 
Ibi-re i-ere about 1SL 

Q, Ilo ynu knnw what ntlorney won employed 
to represent those that nod been arrested? A. 
Ifr, Brown of Union firovu, 

Q. Rid Iik [T]>r..pc:il [1i('jA in lfuniri|iBl CniUrtt 

A. He r^)in,'seiilerL thein in the fimt trial, 1 
dun't knuw (he najne ol thr court. 

Q. Anil afler ynit sew DefendantK' Fjthihit 
F, the letter anldrcfined lo Fred nnd Jesj-ia Aehjy, 
did you write a letter to Joseph F. Ilutherford 
reunrding' what yon had seen in the letter! A. 
Yes, sir, 

Q. Did you also advise him concerning the 
convcrsatiur.s that yon had had with air. Fink? 
A, Ves, air. 

Q. I show yoa a document and ask yon to 
identify it (handing paper to witness). A- Yea, 
sir. 



Lo; 



Cw 



itt 



Leroy B. Jackse-n — For Dcfl*. — Direct 

The Court; That is i be letter be wrote 
to Mr, RuiherfordT 
The Witness : Y-es, air. 

Mr. Covington : We offer it in evi- 
dence, 

Mr. Bnif hhausen : It is quite ■ loig 
letter and te have never sees it- 
Tin? Court ; We wiU take an adjourn- 
ment until two o'clock. I'leose do not dis- 
cus tiie case even amongst vounetf. 

(Whereupon an adjournment was taken 
until 2 p. nil 



Arninwooif SfssiOjt 

Two o'clock p. a, 

(Trial resumed.) 

I.HHOY B. JACK Kills', resumed and testified 
further as folluw*; 

.Direct tu ina tian Sty Air. Cottttgton {Can- 
t-tutted ) : 

Mr. BrudibauBeu : If yo'.ir IIonDr 
plecse. 1 i*t[n>etfuL:y object to the nditiii- 
aion af tits letter on the ground that it ii 
a telf-serving declaration. 7 bav* no ob* 
jertion to (lie wiinesa testifying to what 
he knows. 

The Court: M*,y 1 «c« tit 

[Letter tmidrd to Ceurt.) 

The Court: Don't you think, Mr, Cov- 
ington, it would, be better — fnere- are eer* 
lain p&Ila Of tru* letter that 1 thiui yu-4 



Lcrotf B. Jaciioa — Far DrfU.—IJirtct 

will agree are inndiuiiibiLle- Suppose you 
([Hc^tkoo him as to those parts that aro 
Admissible. 

Mr. Covington: All right, your Honor. 

The Court; Then von. will git what 
you ivanl into th« rcwrd Ui*l way. 

Mr. Eraebliisisi'd: I hive, ha objection 
to the witness &loJiB# what 1* knows, but 
coDduiionM that be arrive* at I object to. 

Q, hi this letter — 

Mr. Brnehhaunen ; I object ti> refer' 
tiu-e to the letter, I think the witness 
should he upked n-hat he knows. 

The Court: Let him take the latter 
wild refresh hi* recollection. 

Mr. Covington: I ni'ghl state to year 
Honor — 

Mr. PnwhhaHifen; M»yb« ho does not 
tn-ctA it. 

The Court; Tirt him hflve it. Wo will 
shorten it in 1hat way. 

Mr. Cevingtnn; The reaaon wa ara 
offering this is to ahow notice and 
knowledge. 

The Court: I understand that, but 
there are certain parts that are clearly 
inadmissible, 

Mr, Covington t "Yes, I understand. 

Tb* Court: I think vt all bive tin 
ipit purpose in Wind, 

(LiiLtrr 1 1 jir..,l i-:j 1,1 witae**.] 

By the Court: 

Q. Do you remember the letter without read- 



LfVji B. Jackifm—fvT Deft*.— Direct 

iji|> it T A. There might In certain detail* that 
1 would not remember. 

Q. Vi'n aie not worrying aiiout (he ieuiilit — 
A. I I hint I am ready to go ahead, your Honor. 

The Court: 11 yon want la refer lu it, 

you ;;!;!;■, 

By Mr. Covi n gtoo • 

<J. 11 r. Jackson, did you advisa — 

Mr. linichimu*en; And I wont to ask 
ihnl uouukcI not load the wUncus, 
II r, Covinjrinp; AU right. 

Q. Wlutl, if anything) did yon adviae Judgs 
ItuLlu-rJon) r>n Sj'plcmher 12, 1M9. wlih refsr- 
euv to Hit activiliea of 0. R. Moyie ia tbo 
vicinity ni Wauk<^an 11:1:1 |{aEio«t 

Ut, Brui'liliaumm : I *>ty<xt to the form 

|,T tilt ijiu-ifiiin. 

't'jiC CoUrl: May T mA\i rn,r. tliinj;: 

That you knew of your o»'n koowieAi^l 

Mr. Covingtos: Yes. 

Mr. Bnichitaiwen ; I ohjecl to the form 
of 1 hi*J <]IK'*l(«ii on Lint ^rO«nd that it is 
LOcinujx'tfOt, irrelevant and immaterial. 

The Court: Unjection OTtrrulei 

Mr. flruchkau^en: Kit^ption. 

Ttie Court: Inception, to the plaintiff. 
Tell us those things tluit yon advised him 
tluit you knr-w of your own knowledge. 

Tlic WUnr«A: I linew that the letter 
written by O. ft. Moyh: wax handed to 
friendH and it was teen by tithe; frjeoda 
from that source, 



S37 

Lcrctg B, Jackten — For Dtfts. — Direct 

Q. And did you mi luivimr hini, that it wu 
l>eins cirtnlnted in tliit neighhurhcodT 

By the Court; 

Q. You jiJvlmhvI liiio nf Liint fai.Lt A. I ad- 
vised him tbnt 1 had seen the letter and it hod 
been sbown to frienda. 

By Mr. CoviBEtciB; 

tj- rjiil you a«k him to do Aitytbiaj; ibaul itt 

Mr. 1 i r- 1 .-.-i I :. : v.a-ti - I t b; rcl U: th«L 

Tin Court: Ohjwtion ¥u»tniofd, 

II r. Coringtnn: Vfv *il] offer those 
part* of ths leMrr lliftt purport to lie 
hixsi'd on the vfilneni'ii onn knowledge 
slid vt will Hsnarate them later, your 
Honiir. 1 dD not desire to read it now, 

Mr. RniehliBUHen; I ohjrrt io llir ofTe? 
of any portions'— 

The Court; I La** t^ nustain ibe ob- 
jection to thiil in ritv of the fact that 
there Are lots af things in it that are 
inodsoisHihle. Vou may still a*k hiin niy- 
thine; nhout tluit ktior that i« *Dinnol*nL 

Mr. Ooringtofi: TV> offer- the letter in 
i'-. entirety no*,' for the uile purpooe of 
showing tlmt Ju<Ik* Rutherford was in- 
formed of thin activity deacrihsd in the 
]*t(er r 

The Court: I think counsel will con- 
cede — 

Mr. Brnchhausen ; I Abject 10 the form 
of the quest ion- 

The Court : He haa not put any ques- 
tion. He has made a tender. 



S38 

Lenjf B, Jacktort^-Fvr i>e/ti. — f?*rirGl 

Ht, Bruchlinuicn ; J ohjvct to tiie 
staten-.iint, I &|iould s»y, of counsel ahout 
thin because it is an indirect nuotnoT if 
attempting to gel Hie tetter and i'.H am- 
tents into evideneo, I any it is purely a 
»eJ f -norving declaration. Shot this witness 
is lii-re, nod h<; mn testify to whnl lis 
kaows. 

The Court: 1 Hill sustain the ohjftc-, 
liou to the adniission of tin: letter. 

Mr. Covington: We would like to have 
it marked. 

The Court: Mark it for identification. 

(Tiie |\ajier referred ta was marital Jle- 
fendaiim' Kxhiliit D-24 for IdNitffieid HSn.) 

lly Mr, CovingtoB : 

tj. Do you recall the nefn^ion (hat Mr. Unyle 
Jt1temp1eil to ^et into the Inforuialinn \[;Li-ii 
c-.ine at lienonlui ilh iitlomeyl A. I koovr limt 
thore wan — 

Q. Were ym one of the defendants in 1Iiohs 
[■n«-»l A. No, Kir. 

Q. Were yim arrested I A. Yes, Kir. 

Q, Wos Ihero not a test ta*e tnken out of 
tlmt nroerp «f arrrit*! A. Three mirties taken 
■ ii.! of the group. 

Q. You wer# of llie gronpT A. Yes. air, 

Q. Dm you know wliat effort Mr. Moyle made 
to ej-L in1a those rasep as nttnmeyj 

M^r. Bruchli aoeen : j onjeet to the form 
of the qiieitics. 
Th» Court- Ohjertioo «tis!nannl, 

Q. Wh»t, if anything, do you know in refer- 



Lcray B- JojJt&Qit — for Befit. — Direct 

ence to ifr. Moyle 'a toimection witb. the Kenatha 
easest A. I know that there was, an attempt 
made to assign tlic Hum over to Mr. Moyle, and 
that Mr. Brown refiwetl to siga it orar. 

Mr. ilnu-hjiiL-.u.ho: I loovo to strike it 
mt 

The Court: Strike it out aa not rtspon- 
iive. Do you want to ask tha que»tMNj 
ai.;i.!i.f 
Mr. Covington; Yei, sir. 
The Court: Will you read Lha question, 
plaasot 

(The question wuk rup«aled by the st*. 
negraplier, r«i ft>lh>»'it;) 

L< Q. W]]it r if any th in ;r, do you know in refer- 
cneii to Itr. Moyle 'n connection with the Kenosha 
BfjsaiT" 

Tim Court: Did he have any conneo- 
Lcu: witli the Kenosha casea, Mr. iloylef 

Q, Did be Kit employed in the Kenosha cases! 

A, He did not cyst eoiployed. 

Q. Was there sent to you by Mr. Moyle a doeu- 
inent of sidatitution of attorney j I Did you 
receive suchf A. I did, sir, 

Q And wlirn you rec«ivwl it, vrh^r, JJ,1 yoaj 
send itT A, I nent it to (he W"aUh Tow*r Bibla 
Society, Brooklyn, New York, atteotion Jndga 
lintlierford. 

Q, Do you recall the occasion tJial Mr. K, A. 
Howlett paid a visit to the various eonYpanies, in 
your area in September, 13391 A. Yes, *ir- 

Q. Where wan the first time that you saw Mr. 
tfowlctt 00 that occasion t A. I met him at til* 
fnterurhan Station in Racine. 



il"J 



'41 



&£> 



<J|. That wns (lie fir»t meefing (hat jnw At - 
tofulnd Jind Mr. ILowlett aildrciiMid T A At Ken- 
DHlm. h \Vi*ynji Sjjt T 

<{. At Kentiibn, WijMWBflifl. A. Yea, *i?. 

Q. AtiiJ mi lliat aettmiia did lit mention Hi* 
H»« Lif Mr. O. It. Mi-vlct A. He did, sir. 

Q. Li mi- Lung did; liii! dutSDaskin ]ss.El A, I 
think there was & discourse of pobKLMy an hour, 

<j. And what via the subject mailer or lh*:ne 
tif 11k talkl A. The (heme of tlie talk wib, going 
over the jininls— 

Ily 1 1 if Court J 

<J. Did ho Slat irnil (he ariirle that mlhm:- 
qiHmtlv o 1 1 ] lean*! in Ihe "Watch Tuwer") A. 
I [-,' read that article wiiue H±ue during (he talk. 

By Mr. Covington: 

Q. Anil did lie alan give Yerljul eiplnnnLion 

tlui UlT.'l A[jllH'')Llf')L[j,t 

Mr. limebhjiuiscn : I nbjpet to (.bat as 

A C«nelu*i«n. 

The Court : It ik leading anil rU^kts- 
tivC, 

Q. W'liait efforts, it 7 any, did he mate in refer* 
i-urr t?i the fliarf;i-ji fontained in tlie leller of 
tl It. llnylel A. II* went over werul "f (lis 
ntuteusenlH item liy item and wade comments 
An tluin. 

lly flu? Court: 

(J. J lid he rend Mr, MoyUr's leltcr to Mr, 
UulhcrfonlT A. No, sir. 



Ltrvjf B. Jo*ii*w — F»r Deftis—lMrtet 

By Mr. Covington; 

Q, Dni ho take up Lhe nutter of dirtcriruina- 
Lion, the use of foul jiiu! abusive luopungt a( 
the. table, and cash snLijeel TiuUturn as dial at 
(he Bethel Howe dnrinp Lils cuiivOT*ziijLhn! A. I 
bi-Li.Cn.-c tint Was ur.i; of Uiii paratfiaplm that h* 

duKasfcdf 

Q. After you heard the eonvtirnatian and LaLk 
with ilr. Howlett and hud read the letter of 
O. R. lloyle ia (lie hand* of Mr. and lira, 
Aebly, did you reach any cnneLusion mi to 
whether er not (lie charge* mode in Mr, Moylc'a 
letter »*t* false or true! Did you reach any 
eoaelui-ioa one way or the albert A, I did, sir, 
yor-, ti.-. 

Q. What r«ni-lij»iciii did you reach wilLi ri'frr- 
enf* to Lhe dsargcn that Mr. li^yle liad made in 
tiijs letter 1 A. I Mac ti*d (lie conxluaion that tiioi» 
eharpfa werK fatd*, with a few tsterrtioni, 

Q. And did you tx-ILevs vliiit Mr. Elowlell had 
i'i.i.-.i- 1 tlic :r.i.iiii Hu'iiii.- 1 rn he (tub! A. Vca, air. 

Q. l)i(i the Itacine fmriirr*3TilLnn jiaun a rei-ola- 
tioii conreming Lhe aelinna of 0. It. MoyLef A. 
Ttji h fir, 

Q. T jiLiw*.' j-nit n "1V*(fh T*wnr," pEEC JW, m- 
titled ''In Ilnrn»ony with Artimi Tnhi-n/" onnl awl; 
you if you hove pi-pr htji '.Iw ofijrinal of thnt 
(h&iiiLin^ ({> witnritSj!- 

The Court; Do you mean th« oriirinal or 
M« of the ''Watch ToFere"T 
Mr. Covington ! One of (hoae. 

By the Court; 

Q . Had yon iaen tlial before f A. Ye?, -U- 



Ltrinf B. Jackson — for Ittfis. — Ifirtetr 

Q. Was niieli n resolution patmed by ilia Itoeuae 
conijsiiiiyT A. T«, air. 

By Mr, Cvvimfton; 

fj. Wftni yi.u on-c of [Tioh* pncacr.t and did yon 

VdIh!- jn fnv^rr of lliiiL rrHuhiLii^nl A- Ypm p h:t f 

Q, Tl.jt related la Ihe actian at 0- K. Hoyle, 
did it not I A. Yea, air. 

Mr. Cuvi:i.ntu:i : Wo oilur it. . 
ilr. ltruLtiliauHea ; N# *ti)«liau. 

(Th* rsayjtf irefi?»red la vua rtM$Tc4 in 

ividvnca aad uurked Deftjudaata 1 Exhibit 

fj. Dn you njcall vlKtlKT or not (he rraolution 

wuh juisit'd afur iTi'. HtiM-ktCa Ttuit (o Raeinel 
A, It win [i*ui»*d ftfter Lii* visit, )"<:$, iir. 

Q. Hid yuu aitcDil any of thn j^-aijicfinii or «oa- 
gj-*^jtia)in that were addu-sMdi hy Mr- ITowlstt 
■:ii..r. ..:, nf Ihi; Ke.non)ia cLinijiany 1 A. Yen, iir. 

(J. WhiL-ht A. At traukegai, IlliiiiJu. 

Q. And when wan liiatl A. It waa the neit 
niiclit iiiii-L' Lie was in KcnDuha. I don't Loiow 
tbc vuu't da(«. 

Q. Ui;i Li; funkc n ejh;pJi rd*og the mma linea 
an ol KeodiLiat A, St'u-icn-hst along tta came 
Jjntx, hoi it u-iia djiTiirent, 

Q. Did he rend iSit urtirj* tntiild! " Informa- 
tion "f A. I dan't T^iiMiaS)*.! - - 

Q. Could yea ti^LL iLi? jur^' whether or not |>rior 
t# the visit «f lie, iJowU'll,. tl't f»-iendi in and 
aromul Hiirinr hni] r*ccivial topics of (lie letter 
Of Q. It. Moylol 



Mr. Bruehli auaan r 
of die qneatiDU. 



i object io iuO faun 



Lt*ty B. JaehiMt—Far Deflr, — Crun, 

The Conrt: Objettioa tuitaiaed u to 
form, 

Q. Prior U? lln rinit of Mr. Howletl, did yea 
know whe;;:^: ^r not eu^ioa of tlie Letter* ol 0, B. 
iftji* Imil lnjen £nna and read by member! of thi 
Bntin* *dHipany of JehoTaJi'i WiLjutuBtl 

ilr. ErdicLdiflustn: I ohji^t t* it a* too 
general, 
The Court: I will permit him to aaiwei, 

A. I do sot know of tho tetter beiag circnhiled 
among tlie Racint f rinaih. 

Q. In tin ntishboi-hasd outside of Baeiae, the 
otter eompanic*. A, "Waakegaa ia the only 
placa 1 fccow of deiinitety at that time. 

Q. Aftanrarda was the loltor cii-tolateii, after 
(la Hewlett viait, that yon recalll A. I h«*rd 
that it waa. 

Mr. Bruehhaweii : 1 ohjeet to the form 
Of tlie : "i;'..'.i;..a. 

Tn* C*'BJt: It ia too gastral 

Mr, BnjiJihiiOiejj: There ia no ideati- 
ucntioa of poraoos here. 
The Court: Objeciiaa auataiaed. 
Kt. Coviaglon; That is alL 

C;- : .: cjimir.^ivn b\f il'\ £ rwfhklii en : 

Q. How maiay njfeinhsrjj xena there in the 
Waukegm eompany in 1&S5I A I don't know. 

Q. Were (here a doienT A, Do you UV«aq tha 
EaiiiiH} company t 

Q, Yea, Kodne. A. Probably in the neigh- 
borhood of twaaty-hTo, 

Q. How maoy w*i« pT«pnt wln'.n tiiii naolo- 
tioa wu offaredf A I don't tnow. 



i^roj £. JaAktim — Fof Hi-4U. — Croi* 

Q- Did yon prepare the reEclatios? A Ko, 
■HW 

Q. WU* prepared it-t A, I don't fcnow, air. 

Q. Wi-nin'l jd.i preatntl A. i was at tile 
reeling. 

Q, Didn't you see what waa gaing oat A, 
Tea, air. 

Q. It waa a amall roorat A Thure was mora 
than one room. 

Q. Was the resolution there when. th# ni^etjn^ 
started! A, No, air, 

Q- Wn« it prepared during the meeting! A 
It wast prepared after te meeting, 

Q. Hov long afterwards! A Immediately 
after, 

Q, Were yon present! A Tea, tir. 

Q- Could you tell the Court and jory who 
prepared, ilt A. I had other duti«* I was lo*k- 
ii.,- ii-ii- - jit IJuil time. 

Q. 7oa w*« pi-weot ri^ht while it was being 
prepared! A, It wu prepared out in the oilier 
roum. I eould make a. gnesa between two par* 
ties if you cured to low. 

Q, Ypu werA the conjpftny aervaat, were you 
noli A. No, sir. 

Q, Wien did you become company semntt 
A. 1j' *j than nii montli* tigii, 

Q, Do you rciyilt (bat there m a maft by the 
nnjne of l^lwjinciji who wan a]irKiin!i-:3 CO Mpa ay 
s*rvurit at one time— or Ttieharcbj! A Tea, *ir. 

Q, And yoa were aeandidate for that appoint- 
ment w«* y*-u notf A, N&. air. 

Q. Did you lia^e any trouble wjtb a Mr. Eick- 
hoff f A I had a little, yes, air, 



MS 
Lerejf B. JecJcetm — for Oeftt. — Crew 

(J. And when waa tiiat f A Tliat waa whan 1 
lived in Belait, Witfeonain, aboat 193fi. 

Q. And wasn't that difiieulty reported to head- 
a,uartera in Brooklyn 1 A Yea, air. 

Q. And ma a result of it, ilr, lloyle waa aeat 
out to invi:»tij»aie, wasa't be! A, Yea, sir. 

0. And he loade a report auatainiiijr Mr, Eiek> 
hoff, didn't he! A. I dant know, air. 

Q. And t:n ; report wa« not friendly la you, waa 
itl A I datnt know, 

Mr. Covinf.;tan: Hay we object to that! 

The i;oart: He baa already aaid "I 
don't know." Do you want to strike ont 
the anawerT 

Mr. CoviogtvD : No, sir. 

Q, At any rale, you did not become company 

servant at that timet A We were not operating 
onder a company-servant arrangement at that 
thtrn, 

Q. When did Ihi* teller of Mr, Moyle first 
mini: lit ye-ai- atleiitiont A, When I *»w it in 
Fred Aisbly'a home al Waukejrnn, Illinoii, about, 
I alioald nay, around the lit of September or 
maybe in the first weet ol September, poaaibly. 

Q. You read the article of September let in 
(lie "Watch Tower" cniitled "Information," 
and in t-utalunee stating tliat Mr. Mnyla was dbv 
miiised for unfaithfulness? A, I read the article, 
but I don't reenll H:at it snid tliit, 

Q, Do you recall what it widt A. The iiart 
that 1 do Teenli la tbnt all legal matters will be 
referred to l!ie tegjd desk at 117 Adams SLreeL 
TLiit part I recall 



;~j 



5*7 



S-is 



Jjt,tnif B. Jaclaon — For IJefls, — Crass 

Q. You read it at the time, at any ratal A. 
Yes, Kir. 

Q. You knew then thai Mr. Moylc had been 
displaced in tin orgnaijS4i*B.I A, No, air. Tba 
articlo— 

Q, Or (bat be *aa removed Iwm Lhe or^anica- 
tie-nl A, N&. *ir, I did riol tn** 8-ha.t. 

Q, Vim knew Unit be Wiiu removed aa aounacll 
A. I didn'1 taow thaL 

Mr, Bpuehlinmsa : llave you. get. tho 
article! 
Tlic Court: It in FtaunufT* Esihibit S, 

Q. I show you Plaiotiff'a Kihibit G and ask 
you whether that refre&hea- your recnl IppI i on 
(bivnd'ing ia wilneea), A. Ytf n it do**. 

Q, Ww that article dideUi-tm] M vuilr n;i i'Lu; n -! 

\. No, air. 

Q. Then you recall the article or Oclcbcr 15th 
entitled "Information"! A, Tbnt is tin? article 
signed by tho Tluard of Directors I 

Q. Yes, A, Yea, air. 

Q- And you agreed with thoi article t A- Th, 

jiir, 

Q r And Also the article of November IStti, the 
"i>r,accH" article! A, 1 don't recall lb* content* 
of 1 tijL t article, sir. 

Q. Do you recalL that Mr. Movie wm labe-led fc 
uaaji-plenntr, and that Sit had not pr^pe riy taken 
fare of the IrvURSt* of Jehovah 'a Wilncaa** in 
the court tridl I 

lir. Cimnjrton: I ahjwt to that, 
The Court: ObjeilJinn anstained. Ha*a 
yoo, read thi* article before! 



fujray B- J nekjim-^Fiif Dt.ftr. — CVfliI 

Tbo IVilnea*: Not in recent month* or 
even years, I btlievi-. 
The Court: That is Plaintiff 'a iMubita. 

Q. I eall your attention to tliat part of Plain- 
tiiT'i Exhibit l> which is marked on page 342 
(handing: to witness). A. I read it 

Q. Dee* that refresh, your recollectionf A- 
Yes. 

Q. And you accepted that article u trtm, did 
you r.ott A. Do you refer to the part about 
being 1 a Dioa-pkaserl 

Q. Yea. A The article starts out aitfi an 
"If" and if that ia true, I ftjre* with it, 

Q. You (Sid not mnke any iariuiry about the 
fail* eOntftJnfcd in litis article, did yottt 

Mr. Covington : Tf your Honor pj**n*, 
this line n( inquiry ne to the nv'wi'H of 
thf> nriieli! in rciilly iinnvaj*; rioJ- 

Tlio Court: Tie in not anbinj; ebont the 
ncanirXK *f the a.'tide. He aaVed ii.iin if 
l.i! uimlft any inventi^ation of tlic tact* in 
tlio article — ia lliat yonr qucalioDf 

Mr. lSrachhaaaf n : Yea, air. 

The Witne-EB.: Th^t paragtapb ataila 
on', with the tv.ird "H'^— 

TbL Court: No. MJ you moku any in- 
ve.iti^jitioa of ilia facts outlined in th* 
artielal 

The Witness : No, air, 

(J. I call year Attention t* part of it which haa 
no "If" sn it and na<» tbi»; "One who faila or 
Tcfusea fo look wll to tnd der f ii4 Ih* iiiter&tta 
of a Chriatian, tud dov* *<? in onler itat ha 
aiifl-.t (jper a> a gW>d Wlo* in Iba eye* of 



Ltfojj B. Jackxyn — For Dtfts. — Cross 

Other nveji''^ A. Tint Marts out with "Ob*, 11 
and if thatrtni' ia jut;, I wonlil b.u;j-ijo to it 

Q. Yna, a^rtfud vitb tlmtT A. Yea. 

Q_. Yrnt Jul not tnale any inquiry about that 
* till L-jiLc jl! f A, Kti, Air. 

Q. Aid tlka etTerl or (bat article and the 
article "Knarefr" an your f;roup waa [bat thty 
became alienated a^ainrt Mr, Moyle, didn't 
theyt A. Tticy become aiicnaccd agAintt Iilh ne- 
tion, yen, air. 

Q, And friuii (limn- ai-titiit-ji, tbey deemed him 
ilh evjl servant T 

Mr. t'ovinflton: Thai m jrninp inlo tbe 
realm of urnruincnt and cnnclimion, your 
HoaAT. 

Tin- Court: I think no. Aalt hiim what 
w&n Hie renult of tbeir having read tbe 
articleBL 

Q. Wbnt Kiut I heir conehi nion af1"r Inry r^nd 
thfl artklel A. They pn"ic! n P'KolyLJon *k- 
prcsflius their vtfwa. 

^. Timi n-*nliitiiin pfcenled the artjeia of 
OctoW 15th, didn't itf 

By Ibe Court: 

Q. Did lliat TOMOlntinn come- before the pub- 
lit&lion of tbe article of October 15th T JL I 
don't know, air. 

By Ifr. Rructibauaen: 

Q, Didn't yaii juat 1(1 L u* that as a revolt 
of Mr. llbwlirtt'if riiit, the resolution waa pre- 
jiareilt A. Yea. air. 

Q. Wlmn did Mr. Hewlett Tiiit yonf A. Ia 
lha middle part of September. 



LtToy 3. JoctiOiv— Fvt JJt/fcs.— Cross 

Q. How toner after hi» vi«it wn* the reaolo- 
tion prejuiredT A, Pralsjihly within a week 

U. S • :;...! '.I.- rr:,....iri n ■■■ im prepared r' r;iir 
to cither of IIhkM two arlii-lea that wene in tbe 
"Watch, T«™«t" on October lath and N'oT«mbes 
litbT A, Mr, Howlett read the one article, 

The Coflui; H« read it before it *** 

[luhliahed. 

Q, It wan prepared before tbe *rti«I* of 
November 15th f 

The. Court; "Snflrc»"f 

A. Yea, air. 

Q, So thnt thia rcacilution waa pm-parcil art*- 
jr.^ out of 2Ir. Hovlett'a vi^it IhereT 

By the Court: 

Q. Did the reaolution crnnc sw * re«ult of Mr. 
HawlettV vNit ond hi» iliariiaaijn with you — 
by "you" I mriun WW all. A. It would be due 
to iho in FHhniuil uin be brought, jwi, air. 

By lit, Bracbbi^Hrn : 

Q, And Mr, Wnwlcii did not read the letter 
of Mr, Moylc'al A. No, air, to the beat of my 

recollection, he did sot, 

The Court: Timt ia alj Xfe *-fe ajilimp; 
you ia the best of yQm reocltifCtion, 

Q. And you never taw Mr, Moyle'* letter Jinh- 
lifhed at alt, did yout 

Tli* Court l Up to thil timo. 

Q. {Contiauad; : At Ibat time. A, I don't know 

what you mean, by "publiahed." 



Lcrty ijf. Jocfcropj — For Deju. — Crist 

Q. Publiahcd in any magazine or newapaperT 
A. No, air. 

Q. And the only knowledge you hiid of it vrmj 
tbroqaJB Ifr. Aebljr Itflndinp; it tft ynn, it tluit 
eorrectt A. That wat rny br*t kiiowledgo of it, 

}.■-., ; ,lr. 

Q. S* that un io tbo limB that Itf, Hewlett 
got out there, yon hjuj nnl aeen ibat letter ex- 
eeptiog on that oecaaiont A, That ia rigbt, yea, 
air. 

Q. Ynu luif* net it any timo. diaafiread with 
ajiythinej that th* "WaJeh Tower" haji aaid, 
haT» youl A. ^[y agreement with the "^raich 
Tower " — 

The Court: Wo, Have you erer been 
in disagreement «"itb anything- the 
*'^ T atch Tower" Imn y>nhli*riedt 

The Witaaai] Ye*, air^ 

Q. lYlial t A. The earlier understanding it 
anpefM'di'd by 11 ie newer undcratonding. 

By tbe Ceort: 

Q. Hove y#H Iwnn in disagreement at the 
(jmel A. At the time, no, air. 

Q. At the time it wae published, you aj^reed, 
but if auhfequcnt developiMnl* n-,p.ile a cbar.^-i; 
in tbeir pnlioy, you *#r*ed with Ibtir new pnl. 
icyf A Yea, air, contei-ninf; the aoderataiadi.ig 

of tbo Setiptarai. 
By Mr, BfuGjibauaea: 

Q, Ydq alio bav* tba belief that tliin it '.he 
only Cod h a organisation e:i earth, ian't it* A. 
Yea, air. 

Q. And that Mr, Rutherford waa the repre- 



Ltray B, JaxkXB* — Fur PtfU.™~Crant 

tentalive of Kodt A. He waa one of the repre- 
aenlalivrp, nna of tlia aervenla. 

Q. Who waa the ether one! A. There are 
many otltera, 

Q. At that limeT A, Yea, air. 

Q. Name Eouto otbers. A. There are- theu- 
aanda of ibem, 

By the Court: 

Q. Ail the merulierfl of Jehorob'a WitneaieiT 
A. They are all aervanta of Jetovali God, yea, 
air. 

By Mr. Timehhauaen: 

Q. "VVho ia tba head one! A. We liavo a 
Doard of UirectorK ami a l.'rt-i'iilent tn o[i«rata 
tba Sveicty, tlwj netivitica of the Soeiuty. 

l!j Ijn' Cmrl: 

Q, IVben Mr. 'Rwilicrrord waji Praaiytent, waa 
be in I'ffi-i-.l bead, or did you. record liint oj tbo 
head of the orKani?^itionl A. Yee, In tlie cstenl 
that he vn* the bend of tbe B*arit nf DifcetOr*. 

By Mr. Hruchlunuien i 

Q. You never heard thi-a letter of Mr, Moylo 
read at any meeting, did y*o1 A- No, air, 

Q, You jnit aatUI a jnomtist afio, did yott nnt, 
that you afireed with tlie. eharjtea, with a few 
exception*— A. Tliat ia riehL 

Q, Of IliaJ^^riv* me your worde. A You aaid 
it riplit tli* Prat lima. 

Q. Willi a few fcieoptiniiiif A. Yes, air. 

Q. ^Ylial ah the few exceptional A. I cannot 
tell ynu, air, becauaa I don't recall. I don't re- 
call the full contents- of the letter, I don't me*n 



002 



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Lctuj/ B. Jatksan — Fvr Deftf. — C?t>rt 

il-.u: I am trying to dodge, but I really don't 
know — 

Q. ¥ou mean that the 1*1 tor is :n:i> in tame 
respect*,! A. Yes, air, it waa reported to be 
Irue in «oino rcH.[Kretn,, I helievo. 

<j. Ynu jJiii nut state that in your resolution, 
Jiil you I A. Those reaped* wm *o minor fora* 
]j:lt-.'iI villi tl i- oompleto test of tltc kilter, that 
it hardly waa nttreEary. 

Q. But you cannot r«*l| what tlie- onea wits 
that ynu apretd with! A. No, air. 

Q„ ilui vcni noci'ptnl Mr. Howlett'i nlntemcnt 
an to what (lit futtfl were, didn't yuut A- I 
would ray yo-ji, aiilistantially to. 

Q. Tint rats the ha*!* of your ileriuioal A, 
No, nir, not entirety, 

Q. WtB, yom did tint in* >fr, Movie to conre. 
in there niu] stote iiin tiiiii' nf thi» ca\e, did youl 
A. Not at any meeting I Was aL 

(.'. Ik- an* n^t invited iniih tliix Itacine meet- 
in C tn-fnro Ihs resolution wan pifpnTf'l (n MLitn 
Lis «0c «I (his Mine, win bet A. The "Witch 
T«wer" kIhIikL that he liiid arvenrd connection* 
with til* Society. Wi naturally would not de 

Mr, Bruchtiaueeu: I wore- to strike oat 
the anawcr. 

Tlis Court: Strike it cut Did you call 
liim in betor* 

The Witness ; So, your Honor. 

Q, So that your deciaiou on this resolution. 
h'M baud entirely on what Sir. Hewlett aaidT 
A- No, air. 

Q. What fJael A, Well, I would say provi- 



Ler*^ if. Jaofcjei* — For Dtfts, — CVmi 

oub experience with Mr. Movie as yam referred 
to in this other case you »pok« of down at 
Beirut 

Q. Yon baaod it aomewhnt on that? A. Somt- 
wiinS, ye*, 

Q. What were the detniLx of ihat e^perienco 
thut you baaed it onl A, I don't recall all the 
details. 

Q. It did not have anything to do wjlh the 
ebErjrts in the letter, did ill A, ThU Itltcrt 

Q. Tim <»xjX!ritna'n in Enuit dLi] mil have any- 
thing to di> with the charge* in thin letterl A 
Xo, none whatever. 

Q. You rrcnll a ■latsnu'nt in one tit the srii- 
rk« ouSlinjr Mt. Jifoyle a Jndaa, don't yoat A. 
I don't rcmll that, 

<}, f*t (no refrenl> jour rwnllrriinn; "Juihuf 
Win l>ntrils.tijii by Clitiht J"<ngg wild cnniiittiilinl 
>nalt r rTi tnil Jtiilsw jiifn^et) hin ia?'fJiiltifulin'»iH by 

fi.ini--liji: r - to Lbe C'lu'iciV liuit vi liii-h tin*)" iiiuhl 

unf and did ruie ogjiiiut the lyird." I>o;t shit 
refresh your noccllectioE 1 A. 'l h h»t Jotan't nay 
ajivthinp nlio-ut Ht. Mojln 

Q. Ynu \ijibw tint Ifr. Minyie'a lettor is men, 
limned in i^ee, don't yoaT A. No, iir, Ktid if. 
oqL 

(J. Juat read tiic ariicle fbaadir-p to ^i(ne«*K 
V.Tin vsa the Juilaa, tbeis, that wm n-ferrel K» 
in thst letter, if you kno*T A, T-ft jpcsli of n 
person, as a Judaa, that is a fypinitiv* tena *f 
speecH, 

Q. It ia caUinjr tvawn & Judas, it- it null 
X. One tlvo ^M* tRaio*t bia brethren,, yet 

Q. Didn't tk»t refer to.blr. MoyieT A. I 



T^tu\j Ti. Jarixm— Fw flf-ftt. — CfOtt 

ImveE 't rtiii) tin 1 artitic, init I aainiM that it 
dofji, 1 lie way yuu refer io iL 

<j. And yoit nixpnted tiiat fbarge (hat he waa 
a -iuiiiitt, didn't ynut A. 7 had nothing to do 
with that i'liarge there, 

Tim Court: Wf know that, but did you 
agm with itt 

The tVLlOKKi: Ten to the; titaot that 
lie luld j^nni? n^iiuisl b:v b^fltii'^O, yi'ii. 

Q, In fflrt, your rffiolution wliicb. you jiifrnTd 
lh biiKnl nn that artiole, in it not! A- I don't 
hm-ivi- wlis'llier ftU.r rrntlulion wan vriitfn lntfoTA 
Ibix rirlii'If or not. 1 know our TMnhitina vaa 
writli-n nfli-f the r>er>tember l*t iriic-le. 

It)- (be Court: 

Q, A Tier M'r. IJciwl,-irn viniil A. Tlut i» 

ri^ht. nftpr >fr. 1 Joivk-tt '» vinit 

liy llr. liriu-LiliJUKcn: 

Q. Di<ln't vna nay tliat llr. 1 foulest read the 
nrlide " liif«niialLoid r " at the- meelingT A. Yc«, 
air. 

Q. Am! inn't (hat thr- article "Infonmation" 
th-in a'a« T'-aiil A. Y* , », OtIoIht i« tln^ one. 

Q- Afi<) tlml in tbe nn<- ihnl hpk tbt label -if 
.TiiiLiH, ham "I ilt A. 11 lino*, nir. 

fj. Whot <n,"WMK* ran yrn: I^Sl llii^ Cnurt m=d 
jury n'if iio»cd on Hint lnl>e] uf Jmlas a» mrainv 
iroyle nliai milpnn that ynu iifard frnm ^ir- 
lli.wlfllt A. I ren.i iho l»ll#r of iit. lliiylr's, 
anil thai letter i* the thin^ lh.it mbow<:d nic that 
lie hn^ flnjn? a,rjiinMt bi* bsivtiir*^. 

Q. Dnn't yea know that that letter wjib Trittcn 
privtttly t* lir, Rulherfomt Did you blow 



:;:;u 



thatt A. The eontoats of tiiat lotlur *« dit- 
triboted before Mr. HuUujrfiird bad iL I 
wouldn't call it private. 

Mr. EruchhauEen : I move to ttriL« oat 

'Ju- aaawer. 
The Court: Strike it oat. 

Q. Don't you rafrW tiiat Diii iettsr waa delir- 
tred to Mr, Itutliv-f#ttl )irivateLyt A. I baud 
that it vat put ia tlx tnail-buiL. 

Air. BmehbauBon; I inov« t» ttrika it 
out. 
The Court; Strtk, it ouL 

Q. Yea or no H ^lo you kn^vi" thiitt A. No. 

Q. Iton'l you know tiiat that lutter van read 
b>~ Mr. llulhorfonl liimaelf before tlie i'unilj at 
ltolholl 

llr. Uorinstou; May it p!fca«* jour 
Iluiior, tie ia asking him about maltcn he 
duc-H not have any knowledge of. 

The Court; Ubjcetion auatsinpd. 

y, Bid you inv(i»tij*at# to Hod out what iraa 
dona down (hero in Brooklyn -with that litter! 
A I rely on tho jailpiieot of the Iioard of Direo. 
tor*, sir, u» to wiiat is finine; on at Brooklyn. 

(.'!. Sn ;■"■" M**pttd Uoat in iu entirety without 
any JirrjijiTy r-t *!I1 -A Ju bcinj; Ibe ljeat jmla- 
mt-it i.t' ihu Board of Director*, yea, air. 

(j. You ljava mi'nlioaod aome iljuputo that yon 
bad with Mr. J'ink about lln'He Iaformalion 

Jl^TC;!.-*, didn't y-ju' A. It wasn't a diipul*, 
air, It wan a (i:sK-.uini::ri. 

(J. /nd yi?o kiu™- liiat it ii jnauiilJe eo but* 



ditajTteinent about deto^li in Shi ruaniBg ol tba 
eaiananiie^ don't you! A. Yes, air, 

Q. Am! ; jeiule tiave j - •. :ea'. t s of <■•;;: i t- In r. t 
A. Yen, air, 

y. Ami j,u-4 kn^w that Mr. Fink was oppoatdl 
Id having »ijrn» f»ot on tin *tree.t "Ikili£:on a a 
anara and a raektt"; doa't yon know tliaU A, 
Yet, air. 

M r. Ufucl i1iai»6H ; That ja all. 

Hrilitrct tiaiiiiitaJiujt f/'J Uf. Covington; 

<J. Ia it tlLE policy to usually dimfre* oji lbs 
cojiLUUuuiinenla of tbe tkicitty with refers™ to 
tbc operation of Uio toinpanieaf A. It imi't tbs 
|j-jliey, no, air. 

Mr. Covington: That ia all. 

(Witness oxcuied.) 

The Court: Html witness. 

Mr. Covington : Jtojger Ma"iaurdt 



nOUKIt MAJMJl'AliJiT, 1610 W'ett Walnut 
Street, Milwaukee, IViatonain, called aa a witntH* 
in bebaJf of the Jvfcn;5nsla, Wu\g lirrt dul/ 
•worn., testified at follows: 

i'he Court: Mr. Covin }fton, hfcfoi-o you 
proceed, bow many out-of-town witataaen 
wouiid yon like to diapose of T 

llr. Covington: About twelve more, 
your Honor, 

Jiirtct ^ u r.N in Ai tv>\ bjf Mr. Opin^.'en; 

Q. How Ion;; hav« you been one of Jehovah '■ 
witoewtn, Mr. Martjuardtt A. Giaea lfiSX 



Ripmf U-ar^tHifil — Fit Dtftt.Sirttt 

Q, And luive yoa been eonneoted wilb. the Mil- 
WRukec, Wiajoonaia, ooiuoa^y aince that t":im! A. 
No, air. 

By the Court: 

Q. Wiwm nrl you tonneeled with hratt i 
I waa oonurfted with the Brrtat «OBjpwiv of 
Jeliovah's Wituesm* from 1630 to tba ipriaa; of 

1937. 

By Mr. Covington ; 

Q. And af le r that time, yon bava been with the 
Milwaukee company! A. That ia right, 

Q. Do yon know Mr. Harvey Kiakt A. I do. 

Q. D* yoa know the pLaunliff, 0. E. Moylaf 
A. T do. 

Q. How long have you kaowa llr. Fink! A. 
Sjii:i:a this apriirnr Ol 19:57, 

<J. And how long bave you kuown Mr, Moyle 1 
A. Alioiit tl:e same time, a lAOnlli or su lal^r, 

Q. Do yon recall having a eoitveraotioiv wiiJi 
llr. Fink in tho early part of the year 1109, 
prior to tha annual eonvention of Jebovoh'a Wit- 
nensca lor tliat ycurT A. I do. 

Q. W'Jiere wai thai, if you, remember! A. That 
« at hia oduos at, I believe, 7213 Weal North 
Avenue. 

Q. Did you bava a conversation tliere with hina 
in regard to Mr, llovlh or lh* rttarc of Uf, 
Moyhj to Wiaeonniot 

Mr. Bruchhaaaen: I don't aea liow Uiia 
ia relevant, your bfonor. I object to it at 
not binding. 

The Court ; It niay l» rtlwottt latex on. 

1 will take it now, 

J. 2 do. 



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M 



Uoyer ifm-gnardl — Far iJe/Jf.— Oirtrt 

The Court; '*I did"! 

TJi* Witness; I did, mtlirr. 

Q, What was tlit ejEverHfltion, if you rocsJll 
A. {. had been there lo eee hsso. about Infoim** 
tioo. Mari.'.hi.'.-:, and h* showed dm a cartoon that 
II r. iloyle bad sent hun. 

y. Was il a hand-drawn cartoon T A- It was. 

Q. Til] the jury about it, plctt*c, It was * 
cartoon relatinp La ihow Mr, lloyla working and 
iwcatine; and all worked out, nod tba exact oppo- 
site of tiiat, Mr. Fink tilting with Jhia Cost up 
■oo a. desk And taking it easy. 

Q. Did you have a conviTBation with Mr, Pick 
then in reference to the seed for an attorney 
in Information March eaue* that were totoiiig 
apt A, I did. 

Q, And wJaftt »■«» ill A. II* tofd nae U:at *« 
would soon Iiavp a good attorney Tier* to take 
tir side ^f Hie nmrn and «* eould ir*n tli*»uft 
aulUl* nut EltAt had DM* l"]i fot dincU*K]«n Willi 
hilll HH1IS IHiHllllM pitVJAUs. 

(J. And in that, wuii lit referring; to 11 r. 
Jfoylal 

'J'l.i C i.'.in : Did lie mention luiu* 

Q. (Ctootinued) Ditl im have It:* cartoon in 
Ink li.inil when he was talking to you about the 
iii-.i'.i-it A. Veil. 

[J. Do ymi recall when Mr. Hoyle wluranl to 
Wi-vmi-inl A, I tin. 

Q. When wm ll.nl T A. The latter port of 
V i ::'.;►:, 1 ! J : d* . 

Q. And when wtk it that you first snw Mr. 
IT'iylc after li* returned T /., At the. Sunday 



/Jojrer Itarptar4t**-Far Hell*. — Direct 

evening meeting on oat occasion, and within * 
day or so at the home of Harvey li, Fiut 

Q. Did you wer hear Mr. Moyle repeat the 
lViihOns why liu left LSutlielf A. Not ui iti en- 
tirety, 

Q. Did. lie ever state Hie lubalnjacci at Um 
ehargea that be uiadef A. tie did. 

(J. And un what ott-aidonl 

Mr. Iitiu:iiljatiicn: I object to "sub- 
stance," if your Honor pleaa*. 

Q. Juat what did he aayt 

The Court; Whan, furstl 

Q- Uin.'n wns itl A. In the early pail uf 
S*pleinber when ho a*ked to have Uovlc's nidi 
of the iiisue litand. 

By Uib Court: 

(J. Thit wan at Ihnt nipvlinjf ttmt wo liaya 
heard nlxiutf A. Yen, nir. 

ity Mr. Covington; 

CJ, And you litard tint and ynur lottijn-nny 
would bo Ui* name au the othorn in that rcMardl 
A. ¥*■. 

Q. Mr. Jliiylo read Hie BtatnnentT A. Yob. 

(i. What *rT*ul, a *ny, did tliat liovo upon 
llie il'lwankfta {XKUpany, Uir rvadinp nf tlmw 
oharpon in I ha t*ini5»aiiyT /.- t^'idl, llii'y wcro 
wnniknn^ why i!» iloyle wa* there w]i*n lm 
imi 1 * T*fKiBijibte poflitioB and much wark to 
perfonn at Iiroofclyn. 

Q. t^liul, if anything, did it caune amonjr the 
VcUirrnf Did it oaHrE« -ditiienBiOD aud etrife-1 
A, It cauB*d diflieniiioQ, yn. 



Rmjzf ItartjiKirdl — Fiif Deftm, — Ctp.t* 

Q. ))t» ynu rreuEi the villi that Mr. Howlttt 
jaiid iii Miltt-askct! A. I do. 

fj. Vt'i-rv j;«m prv«i;nl on that ooca^ionT A. I 

K'Oil. 

Cj. Did you hear wluii lio liad lo tayt A. I 
did. 

(J. Did the vts.it that Mr, HowlcU paid Ihj Wia- 
tojinin havt- nnytiiins lo do in clearing out tlie 
di*stnj,i,oa in the oompanyT A. It did. 

(J. After he |iuid the vitii thcrci aliat was the 
cluin^c, if unjT A, \V*Jl, »c had roceintd tlicn 
Ihe Hoi-i^' Ly "n KiJi 1 n* liw. L tnnlli-r, i«i wc knc« 
IjuLLi niileh uf Hie IiMJi;, 

lir. llnithhuomrn ; 1 ohjett to "wo 
kneu r ImiLIi .-i.ih:* cjT ihe i^iju^/ 1 

Tin Coui'l; Hlfik* it out of a ^finnlu- 
niort. 

Mr. Iinu'lihmiHen: i wn U< ^!nkt nut 
thi' a»»w*r. 

Q. Wluil efffit diil il Imvo ii|n>n Ihf '-"iufKinj, 
rJlrr Unit, Jit'sur Mr. ItinwhtiV vifiir l>hi II r. 
llnwli-tt'n vint Itarp any •■iTt.'Cl liimhi "In- it.i:.. 
pany in removing diHariihi«n I A, Vi-m, it did. 

ilr. Covington: Tluil it oil. 

£ni£f>araNtiiiiatio* tr; .1/r. ll.yttfblutn.*rri ; 

Q, Yijii lLiiI n<it wnqdf-r why )lr. Mnylp was 
hark UoTi' effrr ynu rrju] Dial qripHi! nn Hf|»- 
ti'iuhfr lilt in [In- "Wiilrii TnwtT," ciiiL y.n.f A, 
Ki>, 1 didn't. 

{(. TJiit removed all wosulerij^eot frmn ynur 
mind, did it nott A. Ai lo why he wim haek 
or — 



m 

Roger tftunjtta/ifj— For Defti^-Craii 

Q. Didn't you read the article where they said 
he wju di:i]i 1 1 [bv'i for unfailhfuineijat A. Y« 

(J. io that gave you the anuu'or a» far o> %i.e 
"W'aUib Tower"' won toowraed an Ut way lie wai 
back iu lVi*wn*kn, djdn'i itl A. To some ei- 
leut 

Q. Tncn you got il lo a farther extent when 
Jlr. Ll',iwh>U «jii« out Intra and rtod "Infor- 
mation," didn't you* A. Yen, il wu clarified 
tbfta. 

Q, And the u"ly thing Umt Mr, Hoylo did wot 
14 rcitd a. (UiU'pntnt at Uhj liicotin^ on B*ptein- 
her 3th; you ristaH tlml tlatujntal, don't youf 
A. Yen. 

Q. And tint is ail he laid alrout itl A. I he- 
j.:!VI! oo. 

Q. And you. did not nee the letter, did youl 
A. I did not 

(J. Have you ever teen the letter 1 A. I hare 
not 

Q. And you never ww it published any placet 
A. I have not. 

(J. You read these articles on October lith 
and Movemlwr lOthf A, i did. 

Q. And yt>u uoocpted ifacm, did you ndl A. 
I did, 

Q. And h,rliuvc(i IhcinT A. I did. 

Q. In '.-'.Lrr Wnrdi<, y<m b^-iiero in tnytlnn^ 
that ap]iearB in tint "IVaKh Towrir"! A Tli»t 
in right. 

Q. Y'^u boliero olno it ta flod'n orgiakatioji 
on carthT A, That in righL 

Q. So that if a atalemenl eonies throagh the 
■"vVulob Tower," that ii enough hr yoat A. 
That it right 



Li0'2 

£iiil Tlmrp— For Dtltt.—Pifwt 

(J, Y^u don't need ouvy otfier evident-.^ or 
uinte any iiuiuir)', iu [JiaL correct I A. That in 
ri K ht 

Ui". ItruchhaiiHen: Th.it i« oil. 
Ur. Uuvicgtaa: That in all 

(Witnis* eicused.) 

Mr. Co-vipjplon : bill Tbarp. 



Hlt.l, THAKf, Rnrol Baute S, St JoncpTi, 
MiiM>uri, cail«d rut a witness in tmlialf of the 
de fe Jiilah lit, bvijig firiil duly iworn, Uitiiled at 
foUowi: 

Jlirztt crjHH inat ion h\/ Sir. Coei*gio*: 

Q. What iu your occupation, please J A. I a:n 
a fuli-liiiiu n'preBenlative of the WatcL Tower 
Uv*kty. 

Q. A traviding e^tngcluit and iiviri^lcrl A. 
That i>i rigid, 

Q, Wlmt w»'tion of the country do yon cover 
nnwt j\. I cvvof tluil part of lha country in 
Kaitnu and Northern ( i:..] jlIu, i:ui. 

tj. In tha yi.-ar I93&, in the foil of die year r 
AiiKiud mid -Si'ptH'Hdmr, whcrir »'crc you located 1 
A. I Wiln located in kcnftiilia, WinTOhxin, 

(j. Aad in what cngiaeity u'ere y^n tlw. serv- 
iai4 1hfe Watch Tower Hilda i Tract Moiii'ty, 
pkuc ) A. 1 was servine; oj jpectal pioneer and 
coinpany aervant in Jienodha. 

Q. Ho you knew Mr. O. M. Ifoylel A. I do. 

Q, When (ltd you first rciext 0. It. iioyle, if 
you rreallT A. 1 imt him a( tlw hems o' llairey 
Fink in the lununer of !5iS. 



£itl Tharp—For Btfts.— Direct 

Q. Aiul at (hut lime did you know Ifr. Movie 
Wiln in ftrnoltly n I A . \'<\n, I d hi. 

y. \\1icn did you titnt [earn that Ifr. Muyh. 
hurt in'tu rnefl fmm ISmuklyn end wan no loncer 
living a! HL'tln.4t A. F knew liin'- hn uni Roing 
trt iic fort he returned. There was. a lady aeao- 
eialed with the Kenosha— 

Tho f'nnrt ; He naked 1 yon Then. 
The Wiinem; Tlott wni ill August, I 
Ik-Ucvc, or Juty, lit-19. 

Q. How did ynn |pam that I A, Tilers was a 
huly by :he name of Hchrftder in Ibe KenoHlui. 
miu|Mtny wins pnrrennnr.d^d with ifr. nnd Mt*. 
Moyfc , Win- mjorivnd a card from ttipm. J lieTiere 

it wan lln 1 InLlpr |>|irL nf Ju^yi w-hi^h plntc^l tliat 

they Ti'mitd he n^KO^ieled with Ihe eliiwa^b™ 
compjiny following tbeir vneation. 

Q- And afler that nora:«iMn h did you have an 
opportunity |$ Incwr^ fr^m Mr, Moyk affainT 
A, 1'ardonf 

Q. Dili ynn hfar from Mr, Mnyle nfler ho 
pot mil la TiViwnnjiinT A. Yrn, \tjt «bw hi in per- 
b»ni\lly. 

Q. Ynn saw him pcr^nnallyl Ai Yes. 

Q. Dn ynu know' wficfhrr nr not ynn er^r eaw 
s ropy cf the letfer of Mr. (t. H, Mnvle trt J, F r 
ItulborfoMl, dnlcd July 21, 19M» A,"l don't re- 
lurinhrr (lie diile, but I riNid the tetter whiflh 
M-ns ';;;sfnKiNl ^ Imvc hMD n copy of the one 
thril Hi-r rt1 1(1 Mr. Rathi,Tfibrd r 

Q. Wnnre did you n*f tlie liMtsrl A. From 
the same lady, Mrs. Sehrader. 

Tie C*nrt; Appr*Jti»*ti!ly *hcnl 



:'M 



UZ 



!S,i 



BiS Thvrp—Fet- Dtft*,—Dirt.£i 

Q. Arid when VAft itt A. I belie V* it Was — I 

am iuii> it M'as after his return and hie going 
to Milwaukee 

Q. Was it before September lilt 

31 r. Bruehbausen r I object to it, He 
hit* already answered it, 

Tha Court; T "ill allow him t» try to 
rcfr mj. hit recoiled i«n. 

Tha Witnwa: 1 cannot rcincrabcr 
whether it was before, ivcplenibcr lut, 

Q, Ton vera compnny servant. Do yon know 
whether or irnl thnt Irttrr »t' ft. It, Jfftylc ad- 
dressed to J, P. RHllK-rfnri] w^ ciFcCsS&tMl i B 

the Kt'nnidift <-n:[iriMnv T A- It WOjtn'l ;:Ln -j.lit^«3 

front o*>o in Mother, hot «wh ™t thai wished 
tn :-i'iu] it hail tilt opportunity to rend it and 
slid Ttftd it 

Mr, rsruehhnui<cn: I object to thai and 
move to strike it ont. 
The Court: Strike it ouL It ia mot 

rtEponrive, 

Q. Did ami? member* of the Kcnosb* company 
outside of yoQrself read the letter dated Jul? 
21, 1939, addressed to J. F. Rutturford by O. 
B. Ifoylel 

Sir. Brachial nJieri ; I objt*t anleu the 
witness can Fpcdfy the MMH of the 
parties and when. 

The Court: If you know of your own 
Icqnwltclff*. 

Tha Witness; I Inow, I n« tbem 
reiulm/ iL 

Mr. Bn»bflanaen: I mo^+ to ihrika out 



£i« rA»rjs— f or Deftt^&vtct 

Lhir answer vnleii the naiaea of the. 
partita art ipeciiW. 

The Court: Instead of striking oat the 
answer, tell as whom you mean by 
"them," 

Th* Wit:i*ii: T remember -out Ifr. 
Pollack Trailing iL I saw bint read it 
Acid there wtre cthess there, but I can- 
not remember their names. They wera 
associated with the Kenosha company. 

By Mr. Covin|rton: 

Q. About bow many were thera at that meet' 
inff. A. That was either before or after a study 
meeting, Practically the whole company was. 
there, 

Q. I show you Pltsinliflfn Exhibit 4 and o*k 
tou to lnnfc at it, {tlfjute (.lnwdinir In MrilriMK}. 
Do ynu recall raiding that Ictterf A. I do. 

Q, Tull IW what rflpr.t that hnd npcin lho Unity 
of t!ui KsnftnlilL Cainpany at Jfchnvjlh'rt wit- 
IKUH A. It caused s. I'ji'-s.l i>al of disALLriHiAit 
sent per]deiity in the Kenosha company. 

Q. An a result a! tliin letter, what happened 
to tlie Keaa^lin company of wliich you were 
naispariT servant f A. There van a dis^easien 
and a dsTiaiin h 

Q. Were tj^w^ any that pulled away from tha 
fompany as a result of tha l-I r^tdatioTi o( that 
letter I A, Yes, 

Q, Iloir many I A. Before I left, there were 
three families in Kenosha arid One west of 
Ktmxnht. 

Q, iMfiat portion of the KernjiHa «rnip*By 
jolted aniiyt A, That wooJd be ahont a third 
of the eom|iaay at least. 



BiU Tharp—for Ptf't^Dirttt 

Q. rty tlie titue yoia ten I A. Yea. 

Q. Vfiu d»n't fcnnw what liapp^ncil aflerwards, 
hi yon don't tcntify alxmt thai, Do yon recnl! 
ihe OErasoi tiint Sir, Hnnloit paid a vihit 1o the 
ICrnniilni eernpntiyl A, Yen, I doi 

Q, Diit lir nsSdntiti 1he Tmii[mpiy nr tluit ofew- 
KJonf A. TlioL i* rifllih Wo arrunptl for A 
ball o;>i!rLlll]y fpj lies vialL 

Q. IVhft th'uk ))rn'«.'ii(, tlutl i«, n-lnil i-rtj^paay 
Hif i nilivj(3itftl» \roK present 1 A. Tim Konojiia 
eaiupwiy wzm prowat in its eniiri'ty and a few 
from other i-iMiipumen fame in. 

(.}. Ami mi that occasion, did Mr. Hn\r[ett tend 
tlia nrtinle entitled L '!ti forma! ion" whieh Inter 
anyienri-d in tiie "Waleh Tanner"! A. I Cliink lie' 
did. 

Q. And 1 1 id he plre any talk in odd it ion to 
tiialT Jl. Fern 

(j. And what w;is hia (a!k shoal 1 WTiat was 
the hiilfji'ftt A. As I rentcmher, he fJivc a talk 
nbiVLt Miriam and Aaron criticising Moses be- 
caui=-e of his private life, and Uiiiam being 
striften with leprnay, and the tino of them Ibeinf 
dis i[>p -lived by tln> Lord for criticisinc; Hia **t- 
vant. Then lie showed liow Hi. Moyle hsd taken 
a similar rour&e in erilieisinc; Jndce liutherford 
and the Board of Dii-eeiore at Bethel, 

<j. Did Mr. Hewlett give a diseaspioTi ns to Ms 
krunt'lrd^e of the life at Bethell A, Y'es, 

Q. A»d nHrr the facts yrere prewinted before 
11 if aineoalily, eonld yoit tell whnt effect, if any, 
(he visit of II r, Howiett had upew (he conh 
puny (hjit 'hen r«imiiiie<IT A. It made the dm- 
rinn llMre up parent. Those vho were for tho 
Sedttf bM&BM mor* united, and those, who Were 
for Mu\l<i ![uit tuatUDg to liie company stndic?, 



:■,,•; 



■■.;j 



JJiil Thttp—Fer E<Ji*j-*Cnn 

Q. And after that, thos? that »ere in favor 
of 1he Society, did they eonlinuc lo reside in 
peafu and unity' A r Will >'"« *t«l4 tliat <|Uea, 
tionT 

Q- l>id tiicy ^niiiirtUi;- to dweil together ia 
piNH'i.' and unity, the company) A, No, 

(J. Tlie brethren that n-ijiasned with the So- 
ciety t A. I canmit Bay that I Lnaw that tliey 
did, because 1 left — 

Q. While you wera the«. A. While I wae 
then;, tltej- did. 

Q. Did Jlr, llu^'ldt in his discussion state 
tluit the cha^pea uiade by llr. Aluyk were un- 
true* A. Yes. He explained why 1 they Were 
Jlntrue. 

Q. And on the occasion that yini rli.s(niiii*d liia 
matter of Mr, iloylo'e kttsr with 11 rs. Sthrader 
— I believe tlml is ^"l*t yea said her naitie was, 
the lady who ii*d the IftterT A, Hits liad it in 
her poe&ouinu, 

<J, Was any n'ideoce odered ouljilde of the 
letter itself in coaae^tion with tiie charge's uuiilf 
in the SeltTj-T A. By lloylef 

Q, Yen. A- Tin! i e «aa no evidence, 

>fr, Covington: That is sdh 

Cr-ois-crafhiiiffd'en v$ lit, BtTtthiiaiarni 

Q. Atr you familiar I'ilh tl»e baok "Crea- 
timi"f A. Tluit ts the find boot I ever read 
by tl>4 Watch Tower Society. 

The Ciwrt: He did not asli you thaL 
Ho u«Jivd you |f you ware familiar with 
iL 

Tha WLtntM; Yea. 



BUI Thorp— For Dcltsj-Cross 

Q, That vlevs published by J. F, Rutherford t 
A, TJwl is rigiit. 

Q, And dated 1930, and called the £,955,000 
edition, is that correct I A. Yes. 

Q, l.io you. recall a atnteiuent made in tin rear 
aiioul deliverance which sayv: "It is a gwt-i- 
book briogine; to the reader a vivid dc*Cttptiop 
of the Creator's marvelous plan for majt'f hn\t- 
-fiincss ay.A everlantioj; life, wjiicb xtiows haw Jar 
couturier Satan's organization has ruled the 
i-nrtk Bud in nuponsiUe for tiie ignorance, op- 
]m.'ujii<in mo] miiy'rv of tiie human fondly"; do 
yuu. rei^l] thalt A, J don't rcc*ll iL 

Cj. Timn dn you recall thiji buak, "Fi^iitinpf fur 
liberty on the ] Justus i'ronl" (iudiLatjiig>1 A. 
I do. 

(J. J' ii| you. aver read that) A. I have. 

Q, Have you read this portion of it: 

'"Fnr these F»ur Frcednms, (lie H<rfl tit thu 
Kriint rSclicve they lira Pifrliliqjo/ 1 — mid tltost: 
ate tN Pturfow Of Sp*«h, FrttdaiiL of every 
|K'j-!.or. to worship t'iod, and so forth — "and 
when they are mustered out, they don't eip;ct 
to he disappointed in rcaliiir.e; these Freedona 
in the pyistwar world, iiut are U»}"1 That de- 
pends on how these Freedoms are :.--|i;-ctod and 
foiiflht for on the home front and }?- rfffuflrdinj 
ri^iTiiniit ofScials w]m aha*ft (heir [lower and 4n- 
thorily iit the ir4lcrMt^ oT tieirmh dtemta." 

Do you recall that! A. I rwail it 

Mr. Cevsnirton; At ttiia time we mave 
that the entire booklet — the question is 
immaterial and irrelevant and ku no 
bcaring on tha com. 



Dili Tfutrp—F&r ntitt-—Cr**t 

The Court; Objeciien sustaijiLiL Btrika 
out the unv.vi;-. 

Q, One of your profcBbione of faith M that of 
lliii ijoijLL-ty iq free speech, is it no'.T 

Mr, Covington ; Wo are goiJijr to momo 
fur a mistrial on account of the unkiaK of 
tliat que; tion that counsel hiuj jiut read. 

The Court: Tha motion ii denied "Shi 
jury will disregard, of course, any cjutl- 
tions or answers that are stricken. ouL 
Tha objection to ih» question which bat 
not yet been made ii sustoisei I fJUntt 
yoa. want to object to iL 

Q. Y'on are serving in what capacity 1 A. 
When* 

Q. In. 1$'£>. A. I was a company tcrvaot *rt 
iCetiQaha, tVtsconsim 

Q. You weren't *pcndinj; all yonr liino on tli* 
"Watch Tower" at that limoT A. P*Tdo»1 

Q, Were you devoting all of your time to the 
Watch Tower Bible & Tract Society *t tint timet 
A. Yes, sir. 

Q. Ware your expense* paidT A. Uo, not en- 
tirely. 

Q. Some of ttiemt A. Soma of them were, 

Q. You say that yon are an ordained ministaH 
A. That ia right. 

Q. Where were yon ordained T A. I was or- 
dained in two different places, yon might say. I 
was ordained in Mcntana when I was baptized. 
Later I was olfitLajly ordained by the Wutoh 
Tower Society in 1932, 

Q. Where wai th*tl A. Taut Wt in Uoafaqa, 
also. 



571 



;T2 



Kill yAnrjj— For Defit.—CTDsa 
Q. \1"m that After any period of study! A, 

(|. How lun^ a period 1 A. I have beta study- 
Jjij; fur twig yearn. 

(J. WJiL-n-t A. la Montana. 

Q. Wan [Hat ntudy in hooka! A Bucks and 
"'Watch Tfiwcf" and other infei-mation. 

tj. Jum d.1 lending the Wal<Ji Tnwer mfetiaipi, 
ia that it! A. We hid our iluJy cJu*seH, whic''i 
we attended. 

[J. Sb (hat after two years of attending Watch 
TWur itntly claimes yon. were, ordained a min- 
ister in tlio Watch Tuwer arjraniaatianT A. That 
in i-L^'lil. 

Q. Jh 1hnt Ihn ukual nt'ri&d of liim-T A. There 

isn't uait" lime l-e^iuireiniint, 

Q- Willi'. lLij tlie-y ^Lvc }u:i, a :■• r!Lr.::j.ti:T A. 

Thi-v btaugl jjifr a «Jiril authorising in* to Pepr*. 

aenl (hern, 

y. Did y«n in tins cnuriw of your work a* eoni- 
puny wnnint kp n round to deliver literature 4n4 
tract* T A. Nat n* company urnral, EO. 

Q. Or at jlui 1 tisntl A. Yes, sir. 

<j. Have you ever read this letter from Mr. 
Ifoyk'I An The nut which w«j a copy of (he one 
given to Judge It'ithcrfondT 

i,i. Yea, A. 1 read it 

1}. When did you mad it T A. I r**d it v.1. n 
t-"H My nMUtjauodJ, lira, Schrtcdt-r exhibited it 
at licnoidm cfltnpnny. 

fj_ And then Ihe next tldog you tar *Ft*r Llm.t 
letter wii til* article, of 5ep1arai.be r I at in t:i* 
"Watch Tower" that Mt. lloyle *a<i dismissed 
for unfaitiif ulnem t A. 7 don't reinemb^r whitti 
I read fiwt, that or tht l*tt*ir, 



JJ:ii TAitj'jj— Few- Defts.—Ctttt 

Q. Bo that tin: letter may hare coeds after 
thaH A. It might have, 

Q. And you accepted chat statement from the 
" V.'atth Tower," (hit Mr, Moyle wan unfaithful, 
didn't yoisf A. That id right. 

Q, You would arcepl or.y statement, made by 
the "Watch Towerl" A Yea, nir. 

Q. Ik-Lac, that thk in (f ad 'a- organization 1 A. 
That ia right. 

Q. Ha yon don't cjiieistion any artieka that they 
print 1 A. I don't t|UH*Lion, 

Q. And yea also aoaiitfld the article of "In- 
^01^1100"' «n OttalKr l&th, Juid lh« *' Snafu" 
article On NVfrnibtr I G',h 1 A, Ye*, air, 

Q. And fiflvit it the (4rne eralenett A. I ne- 

■;:i. ;:h ;" l!njlq r 

Q. Vflu mid tliat Mr. Pollack h«4 Uiiff UttM il 
uciiae mating, aa 1 understand it f A, I livn't 
#et your queation. Vou ijhiui— 

Q. iMlutkt A. Yea, »jr, 'ui r«ad it and other* 
did alao. 

y. Ttiat is, lie read it to hiraaclfl A. Ye*, nir. 

Q. And lie. hrought it to tlm rnL-frtin^ ia Uiat 
l'l-:i"iv;' A. No, lis didn't bring it to 1hr nitrl- 
ing. lira, Hdaradcr brought it, ym, iir, 

(J. II m, Schraderl A. Mr*. f^Lradcr. 

Q. lir. lloylt •wasn't ihtttt A. Ho WMft't 
there, 

Q, Knae or Ilifl Hoyle familyf A. No. 

Q, i i:my many were there in tfmt jrronp in 
your (t™.Ti there T A Aoout 35. 

Q, You don't know whether or nut thont 
people tltnt left returned afterward* dn j-nul A. 
They didn't return. 



£ii! Tkarp— For DefU.—Crott 



Tim CotLrii 
did or notl 



i-'o yon know whether they 



Q, Do you knov cJint of yo-ur own knowledge! 
A I haven't hi ,;: 10 Kenouha per£Dnalij r . 

Q, You <l«n'l know that of your own Liuswl- 
ede;eT A Mot of my own kmowledcje, no. 

Q. I &-k you if you recall reading jq tli-e 
"Wa.t1.-I1 Tower" of febrmify li"n 1933, liii» BUiic- 
inenti "If tl»! telling of JliaL" — 

The Court; Wait a minute, Stw*» liim 
the atatemnt mu) anb him if h* hud it ho 
we wiLL have no controverts hone. 

ij. I dlunt you Hi*' "Watch Tawf" of Fehni- 
ory ]?, liUL page .'i.T, tin: part that 1 bar* mnrkrd, 
ami auk you iu rvail it. It ia a very nlmrt «tpti;- 
aicEt, doM~n lo the Keriplurc*' ,-.i. ;. 

Thft. Ciilli'l; Hiivh' y«n n'.id Ih^t liofnrcT 
Tin- Wi1in'*pi; Y«i, jiir. I have re-ad it 1*- 
fors. 

Q. Bu vim ajfrpi' willi 1luit Nlniiini-nlT 

J[r r Covinjrton r ],et nn 1 take a look at jt, 
jlh'iLnft. If ;ijiir Mi ■ 1 1 1 :■ t- pdrniMc, tliiu lino of 
iiifiuify, of (akini? up tliem! varinim publica- 
tion* we Mjhir.it, tlii* one partietilarly, j* 
iinmnterin] and I would like to have ytai 
look at it. 

Mr, BrwlihaoKn: Credibility, if your 
TTonOr ptenwr. 

The Coort; I think Use first Benteaoe ia 
nil right, I think after that it is objection- 
able. 



: 5 ,-.'i 
Joiept S!mtl—Faf r><:<H.—Diteci 

lir. Erutlihs'QjjtELL it ia a very aliort 
statement. 

The Court l 1 Ihink the firat atatement ia 
all 1 :, : i.t. 

.Mr. JJruchhauten: I am going to witii- 
d row it for the moment. 

Q. Juut gne tiiinp more, Did. you notice the 
efiett that the articles iu the "Watch Tower" of 
September 1, 1339, October 15. 1935), and Vvstm- 

lntr l.j, 12)3!), bad tm the grvftji* that J'Ou, vi*:1k3T 
A- I didn't viait any prflup* at tlial tirne. 

Tin; Court; What tffect did they have 
On y.ur i-<i:;i;;>i.j, , if 4inyT 

Th£ WilDtu; Tl.i- l.rnL thtnj,- wik u>rt 
of a surprise, aa I reuieonlji.'-f It. It raujiiil 
a good deal oF perplexity in the coiapany. 
The neit two atatenienta re.iuJtad in Lhoae 
who held with the Society becoming more 
united. 

The Court; Yes, 

>fr, BrotfahaoMa : Thnt i» all, 

Mr. CoviBHton : That U ail, 

(WilneM e*.*u»*d r } 



JOfiREMI SKAEL, residing aiG&ft Fifth Ave. 

nil'-?, Kenosha, Wiacon^in, a wiijw*« eailed in ha- 
hi'lf o( the dffcndnnt), being first doty sworn, lea- 
tifiodac foilow*; 

Direct cxaminatiati hy i!r. Covington : 

Q. What ia your occupation t A I aiq a RMuia- 

tar. 



JoicpK Skaei—For litfti.—Bittet 

Q, And in connpetion with what organisation 
do you function n* minister T A With the Watch 
To u-er Hihlc &, Tract Society. 

(J. And u]tnt roiafMiny are you auiocinted with 1 
A. Wilh the Kenoaha, Wiaconain eoinpiany, 

Q, And how long have yon hcen onrt of Jeho- 
vah 'rt Wiini'iiscnl A. HiT.cc 1D32. 

Q. I* your faniily connisMtnl with the Kenoaha 
eoniftaniyl A. Tcs, sir, 

Q. lto you know tin; plaintiff, 0. R, lloylal A 
I do. 

(J. Mow long have j<?o knuwj, himT A. Since 
ahout I9S3, 

Q. Do ytiu rwall wln?n Mr. Hfnyk osmc hack 
frnm Brooklyn 1 And tuolc up his rtHictrnar in 
WiKconsinf A. I do, 

Q. Wlien wan. that, if you remembert A. I he. 
lii'.-i; il is. in the latter part of AupniHt. 

Q, Do ynu r«jill when you firjit learned thnt 
Mr. Mnyli' kivk rrlaminj; to WiproTwinl A. I do. 

Q, An*3 when w»k tlmt t A, Ttat wna in An- 
gB:il, *i,iO)c( init, 

Q, Did ynu ever mx a copy of the letter dated 
July £1*1, ,iddre*5,'d lo J. F, Tlntherford and 
sitrne-il by O. ~R. MoyleT I ahow you f laintiff 'j 
Bjthibit 4, 

The t'Durl; liave yon erer jsean a eopy 
of thai letter before! 

The Witnena: Yea, I have. 

Tlie Court: When ar"3 wiicrfc? 

The Wilneim: 1 saw this about the first 
part of StpJember nt the — 

The Court: IPSO* 

The Wiiri'j.H: Yes, air, at the Kanoaha 
company Sunday meeting. 



Jo&tph Skatl^-Far f>t/H.— pirtcl 

Q. Was it at the Sunday meeting! A That ia 
rifitt 

Q. Who iiad the letter t A A Lira. &hrader 
hi.,1 tlbe letter. She wad |»aadiiig it around to the 
friend* who wanted Lo read the letter. 

Q. Wan nhc a member of tEie KenoHhn eotujsnny 
of Jebovali'u tYitneiteal A Urn. fjabradvr wan, 
yaa. 

Q. How many ptople w* re enn nottad with that 
company t A. Tiuire WnH* alrf>ut 3fl people a>a- 
nn!i;ted with Ut* CMlipUiy at that tii:nj, 

tj. At this Jehovali'a Witatiijetii A, Thnt it 
rigiit. 

tj. What elfect, if anythine;, did thin letter have 
upon the Kenoulm company of Jehovah'a Wit- 
nHMsesT A. Tt niased a whote lot of eonf uiion. 

Q. And an, a rcault of that tanf acion what hap- 
pened f A, A great breaking away front th* eom- 
pany took place. 

Q, Y»u recull the orvoaion when Ur. Ifowlelt 
pnkl a. vi*lt to IscnnahaT A. 1 do. 

Q, Were you present nt the time of tlie meet- 
ing T A. Yea, I waa. 

Q. Did you hear him read the article entitUd 
"Infi>r:iTitian"f A. 1 did. 

Q. Did you hear him make the otiu>r auto- 
lutnU* A. 1 don't exactly recall, but I believe 
tluey were taken up. 

Q. About how nutny people broke away from 
tiio Kcncs-hiii CT>m;jiiny 4u 7. result of the confu- 
sion and dtsueasion 'hat you have described.} A. 
Fruin tJn^ mm; tnat iioyitg retumfd from Urook- 
iyn bii Win*60?in vp te ihite thcrt ere about 2& 
tviLrml ui'tu that hroke avay froto the Water Tower 
Eihie Sl Tract Koeicty. 



Jateph Skati—For DejU.—Crvii 

Tho Court; Ha Hiked you about Ken- 
osha. 

TIm) V/ilLfEs; From J\cmo&ba, yes. 

Q, is this the Kenosha company you ui talk- 
ing about I A. That in right 

li. Was it an An;criean company motlLyl A. 
It w«s muds up modtEy of l'olish members front 
L.::i (Line, 

Q- Wliut !iaj)[w;n«lT Htm,- ninny l'oliah families 
lire maw eon net Lc>J with the Eutmaaa company 1 
Al U;ily about one or Inn i*olihh ittstiilie* arc 
ooniterlvtl with, tlte Kenosha company new. 

Q And all others t A. Have saitered from 
Iktii. 

Q. Did you allend also the mseiine of the 
MilwauLfct, Wiseooaim tsowpiuny of Jeborah's 
Witnesses viiien Mr- 0. It, Jloyle made & abate- 
ment Wore the HHiipnnyT A. 1 did. 

Q, Did you hear Mr. Afoyl* make & f-tatemeritl 
A, Yea. lie pit up on tins stage with 11 r. Fink 
and be did read a statement. 

The Court! lis read the statement? 

Tho Wilnew; Yes, sir. 

Q. You heard him. read it I A, Yes, sir, I did. 
J[f. Covington: That is all. 
CrwS-eXQutu'i'l'en ty Jtfr. finftpAflusew: 

Q. How old are yont A. I am £5. 

Q. How long have- you been a minister T A 
1 have been a fully ordained miaiiiter tinea 13+D, 
but I have been associated — 

The Court: He ajskod jon haw long 
you were A imfliitcr. 



Jeitp i £fca*( — for Deft*. — tJj'Ofs 

Q, How long did you study to become- a min- 
ictort A. Ever since ISOi 

Q. Willi (be Watch Tower people 1 A. That 
la right 

Q- Attending classes' A, That it riznlt, 

Q- So (but *te lie rh[OJrtd period of studyt 
A. There u bo required period whatsoever. 

Q. 1b them any' «XMnin*iio:j.f A Nn, sir. 

Q- la it ttvo length of time that qualifies yon 
to ba ft uiniatcri A. No, it is your heart soo- 
dition. 

Q. Who examinud your hexrtT A. The Lord 
doea that. 

Q. Weil, is there M agent of tin Lord who 
doea it for yoat A A sennal of tho Lord. I 
am i servant of Lha Lard, 

The Court: He uaya, bs thrre an opent 
or servant of the Lord thu.i rwnisan *au.r 
burt, 

Tiir Witivtw*; We let (be Lord do ihit 
judeine. 

Q, Hi tliera uny e^iJaae* of 'Jio Lord h * d«i- 
;Lon aa '« whether you an qualified or iu>tf A. 
Well, it la up to each individual ta du ill bo 
inuwj kOW— 

The Court- ■ Hot do vo-n btenrna 4 tnja- 
utcrt 

The Witneai: Jif jam h»n ..jt-diliun. 

The Cffttrt: You mean yoa. diviilo Uut 
JourKelfl 

The Witness j Yes, air. 

Tho Court: And you uy, "I am a 
mi nix tar"! 



Jvstplt Slud—Ffr Dcfti. — Croij 

TIji; WitiifiLa : Vi.!i, *ir h nnd you put in 
your (ail lime. 

Ii. Vua n]^i;ki5 abui;t these Polish mtmbitra. 
i>id ilmy «ii««k- English 1 A. iloiit of thena did, 
nut itrjr Mi']], hut lliey sprite Engliib. 

(J. Ijitl Itn'y rvaA in Kn^liah. or in I'olii.hl A, 
"I'Iil-\- mAil Polish, but tin; teller wis in Esiuhxlu 
fricnu* rtud, the letter la tiL«m. 

(J. Wji* \\ read out luutit A. To »imiu af l!h.;mi 
iisciii U- ri tl,at eould not read, ye*. 

(}- Tnu say that Mra. KeliraJer brou^hl tho 
LiIht in Un.-re 1 A. tiJ:c is Llie one had II ik tL'tlrr. 

Q. Hi™ long haa nhe beau a member uf lh« 
IVjlIh'Ii TuwerT A. I du^'t fcnos'. 

(J. Were you in charge of (he claui that Mr*. 
.Si'hmdcr d [tended 1 A. Hit, 1 waa ni.L in cliAr^o 
oF thill. 

Q. ]>id you know Mn. Schrailtrt A. I did. 

Q. How [oiae; hail you Vtiwwn. Jicr? A. I liavo 

fcr.uWn hfir jqntfl BO<iul IfJiJlj, 

Q. Acid lnsj the been in your class! A. tihe 
lian bean, ym. 
q. And >»u ire very friendly with herl A. 

T ■'■ ■j.n. 

Q. And aha tfw, IPOJi W*4*b Tower attend- 
ant T A. M hs waa. 

Q. And Wakh Tower advocate 1 A, That ia 
rij;i,L 

CJ. This! ai-ti*le of SKptelnbtr lit, you rctd, 
did yuLL null A F T Jlil- 

(J. That haa beeu rtferred (* bero. A. Te« h 
air. 

Q, Yon read that before lha letter, dldfl't 
you I A, Before which Lett^rt 

Q, Before Moyle'a letter I A. I don't recalL 



r,::.< 

Joseph Skael — For SJtJU. — Grata 

Q. IVhea that letkr on thai trlitte of Sep- 
lembeir lit winch TL-fef^etl t* J.((r r M*yle beinR 
di;.ij.i:sed for anlaithfulneia wat brought tu the 
attention of the membership, what effect did 
thai havel A. That eeesned ia *ort of tlabiliie 
the ?n;npar. y a little, 

Q, fn other wontb, npy arlicle from the 
"Watek Tower" tttMittd Ihetnt A. Tbat ie 
rijilil, so Far aa ocpaji Liatioiv. 

t>. Wag that becaate they couldn't dtBbelieve 
onytfainB; that earns from Ood'e orpaniiation on 
earthf A, Thnt ia rig-lit. We belie™ everything 
that wmee from the Lord's orjfBniiatJoo a» the 
truth. 

Q. You doa't quarrel with, anything at all 
eainin;; from the Ijord'a organization on earth t 
A, We L(j!i*ve everything thai does come from 
tho Lord's organization. 

The Court : That ia the Watch Tower. 
Tlie Witness; Yea, air. 

(J. Kg that it would not he ri«?n*ary For you, 
nor did you meko any L=»juirv at all idu-iut tl^e 
facta buck of oil tliiuJ A. WeLi, the h-tter thai 
waa — 

Tlie Court: Did you make any inquiry 
or was Jt necessary for you to ntuke any 
inquiry 1 

The Witness : rfo, it waa not 

Q. For io^caoce, you didn't make any inquiry 
to find out whether ht not Mr, Moyle waa a 
Judas, did youl A, No-, sir. 

Q. You tiwl it for granled breiuiw the Watch 
Tower said he wn a Jndaa tliat he w*» a 



B90 

Joseph Skael—For Dtflt.—Cmi 

Judait A, I don't recall that tho Watch. Tower 
called Sim thai 

The Court: Whatever it naid, yen, took 
for grajitedt That ia what you an btll- 
ii;t- uiT 
The Witoeas.: That is righL 
^ Q. So that theirt articles that camB arid w**b 
pubLishcd in Use Wlttb Tower of Kcptember 
l^tb, the ''Information" article and the 
" Sjj-.o res ' ' article etabLliHxt 1lm Wateb Tower 
(K'n I il,;- T A To a certain ftitent, yea. 

Q. None of them withdrew aFhjr they read 
those articleaT A. Oh, MO, they did. 

The Court: You nocsn yes, aome. did 
withdraw T 
The. WilneEi: Eiuraa jrsght alonu;, 

(J. Ifow many withdrew frnio it when they 
read the Information article f A. That 7 don't 
know. 

Q. J Tow many withdrew and where frDm when 
they read the " H SnuneB" arlicleT A. I don't rc- 
eiill thai either. 

Q- Did yoQ ever knowl A. No, becau$a it 
took a period of tuna for them to roaka up 
their minds. 

The Court: TO* Answer is "No, I 
never knew." Don't make speeches. 

Q. Well, one thing more; you speak about 2S 
■MHtoWl jfoin^ a«ay from the Kenosha dm. 
A. Thai ii right 

Q, Ar« you (till a tuefnhex of that clasat A. I 
am. 



-VI 
JtttpH Siatl—Ftr DrfU.—ktdiTtct 

(J. What ia the nuCEil^riijii]) nr-wT A. We haT» 
a memberjiliip of about 30 pubjinher*, 

Q, That ia about the aamo as it bus always 
bcenl A, Yes, sir. 

Redirtct tzatninatum by Mr. Cuvingtvn ; 

Q. Your earthly ordibiitiosi ii. I rr>m the Watch 
Te-wer Difale L Tract Societyt A. That is ri(;bt 

Q- Did you receive the same sort nf an orcbu 
nation aa did ttio Lord Jesus Chrisfcl 

J[r. II rucJihausen : I object to that. 
The Court; That calls for a coodcu 
si on. 

Q- For the benefit of the jury, compare Iba 
orjlJJiation thai you received with that which 
the Lornd Josua CbriHt had. A. The Jjord re- 
ceiited his ordination }>y the Baptism- and the 
River of Jordan ajal tho Ryjnhol of water, and 
tliat ii the way I received mine. 

(J. Wliat Scri fiturnl authority da yon have for 
your ordination in Hint tnanotrl A, ft is thie 
Scripture in which it aaya, wlr-f4 it aays, "Tho 
spirit of tlie IjOhI ia upon jmu, tlie spirit of 
the Lord anointed you to gu pn;ach to the 
people of good tidings to the meet," and jo 
forth, and so on. 

Q. And is that Isaiah, til :1 and! St A. That 
is right, 

Q. Ifow were yon consecrated a=d wheat 
A. That is inwardly. 

Q. And have you entered into a covenant with 
JehovHlt 10 serve him aa a footstep follower of 
Christ Jesust A. I did. 

Q. Wl*t it yew draft clwsifoation.T A. *D. 



^.; 



XM 



Jotcpk StatI~-For HefUj—Reerosi 

Q. What is lhati A. Tint ib a ministerial 

ruling, 

■Q. Th* present company of which yum speak, 
in that the horne people that used to cnnstilulc- 
that company, or "»Siu: source — A. No, sir, 
these are tilt flaw publishers (kit hove i-ulc-red 
since tlie Itmjo that UoyW eaine fr»m Brooklyn. 

litcrots ainainatin* hg Mr. Brvskkav*™-. 

£J. Do you claim to have been BvplEuxt in 
tin? Hiver Jordan I A. No, sir, a symbol of 
utter. 

C[. Any riverl A. That is rifiht 

Q_ \w, diil you talk with the defendants' at- 
torney about this taw:? A. I did. 

Q. When I A, A few day-" ap>. 

(J. tkn you knnw tliat (hose men in tin- cJn*S 
lLLiI n "I leave until 1D40T A. I don't pet tho ques- 
tion. 

(J. Tj.:-n'l yOn lump Ljuii till- :iic;i thftt J'OU refer 
to AH hnvinc; li L ft (hci Kenosha rln.il ilhln'l h'l'.'C 
1hsl class until the yesr 19401 A, No, I don't 
know that. 

Q. Are you positive that thot w?i*a h t tlw year 
193&T A, From Ifltl* onward, yes, 

Q. Wltal month in li»j*J and when did the fipit 
mo-ijibeii of that elans leave t A. Wheal 

Q. No, who in 15J9, what month in YJS) did 
any membera of that class leave f A Well, I 
don't recall the month, hut I know from 1939 
onwards 1hey went dropping Out. 

The Court: How many left in ii&t, do 
yoii know! 
The Witness; Wo, i don't imsIL 
The Court: A bigger portion of this 



£. JiUe» £o«nie— JV Dtfu.— Direct 

23 or 30 [Lit yon say left, did tliey leave 
in 1339 or in 1940 T 
The Witnessi Tiiey left in urn ill 

groups, a- family at a time. 

if. Did wore go in 1939 thin 1340 T A. if are 
west in the bftisinningv in ths latter part of 1939 
and tlit fiint pari of ICttO. 

{Witness encused.) 



2. AIU^T BOUltNE, residing at Bouts 4, 

Grt-en Bay, Wisconsin, & witness called ia behalf 
"f the defendants, hting first duty mom, taili- 
lied an follows: 

Direct tramijiaUrS* by iff. Otaciiton: 

Q. What ii jour oeeupatiouf A. Minister of 
the Gospel, 

Q. And in connection with what organisation 
do you function as a minister! A. The Watch 
Tower tUhlc & Tract Society. 

Q. And how Ion |f liave you been connected with 
the Watch Tower Uible i. Tract Bocinlyl A. 
Since the rail of 13-% 

Q Do JW ir,o* n Jlr. 0. fi. II ovist A. Tea, 
I do. 

Q. Hot long have yon. kniwn the plaintilf 
0. Ii, Moylel A. I became ni-qiminted — 

Tic Court: He said, bow long. 
Tha rt'itnftNa: Sjinro 133& or 193B. 

Q. Dm Y/ou knnw LeJnnd nvnd Idiur* Rouse f A. 
Ysb, I do, 

^. Where weK you living durinj; Lhs year 1939 



£. Atte* Bourne— For Heftij— Direct 

in tbe months of August and September t A. I 
«a» living ia JuCf«riou County at Lsko llilti, 
Wiieonain.. 

(J. Wliere did Lanra and Lrtojij fttiumc ||v« at 
tin; timet A. At Lake, afillo, WiK-uni.sji. 

(j. And during that time were yua tonnectod 
or (cquainted with th«:u in connection with tin 
company of J tha vah '* ^'rvantn I A, Yi-* h sir. 

(>, What company t A. It wim lingwn as the 
fjiko Jliila' company hut named (lie Jirfferiun 
Company on the Society's records. 

Q. And where was tlw rotating pto« sitontcdT 
A. It was a rttidutn on North Haiu Street, 
Jjd;a Milk, Wisconsin. 

Q. I tho* you Plainliff^s Exhibit 4, a letter 
dated July 21 , l*J3a, mldxesaed to J. P. Ituther. 
ford, lignvd by 0. H. Koyle, and I atk yon if you 
)iuva ever seen a copy of that lcts<!j-. A, Tea, »ir. 

Q k And what place vtt itt What u>wrt ww it 
that you e aw a tvpf of Unit Mler int A. At 
Lai(j llilLn, Wistonuin, at tic homo of Carlisle 
Batrc. 

Th* Court; Wheat 

The Witp^aa: SomOtime in Aogost, in 
1933. 

ij. And in what connection *a* it that yon had 
with the fornjuiny at Lake Mills at that timet 
A, T we: the company'! serrant. 

Q. And prior to tint had you heard about thiit 
h-ne: being circulated in the company 1 A, Yet, 
I had. 

Q. And you law it in August — 

Mr. Brudiauwn; I chjuct to thai aa toa 



CiS5 

Z. Alien SomrBj— for Defti r — Direct 

gcnei-ai, if your Honor please, and 1 toots 
to strike out the answer. 

The Court: There h**n1 h«n any an- 
swer. He just <t*rl*d tW fitueition, 

Q, Wliat effect, if any, did the circulation of 
this letter in that c*ir-[>any hare ujion the aiero- 
here of Use c wr-pu-iy T A- ft rii>;ed the meniberfl. 
of the eompAny to- doubt $'r. einierity of the- 
pri'iiLilrnl of tin; SctStty anil to doubt the pur- 
poSe of the Sodtty ar.d cauaetl confuiion and St 
cOodjtion of UsharEpOny. 

The Coort: How about yoat 
The Witness: I bad no doubt* in my 
own mind. 

Q. "What happened at a result of that condi- 
tion.! A. Well, the h>jt thing that happened as a 
result, I made it my bnaipei* to call on these 
people n:i(i pet their attiiwU, and I found that 
approximateiy three of the active fairiiliea aano- 
ciated with ttiat compunjf wero doubtful as to 
the purpoees of the Society, 

Q. And had hhsy been Tisited by Leload ar,d 
Laurt BoasaT A. Yea, sir, they had. 

Q. Vr'i^f Ijelaod and Laura Rouse associated 
"with that compitny 0j:i1 altetodin^ the meetings t 
A. T ci, thoy were. 

Q, After you discovered the letters lieijijt eir- 
enlsted was the matter taken, before the company, 
at you recull 1 A. Yes. it was, 

■Q. What if anything did yoa do in p rewntiOst 
the matter to the company with r*feren(?o to a 
pltdse of loyalfy to the &Kiety? A- The mat 
1st was !^.w^?nt'd *nd a resolution was read it 
this company. 



Z. Alien Bourne— For Dc/U.—Dirttt 

Q. Am] who wis? present at thai timet A. 
!Ii.T.t uf the atUra meiuWrs of tbe company vero 

fir, :iL 1:1' ■• 

Q. \Viin Inland and Laura Rousa present 1 A. 
Vuii, they *'er&. 

Q. And H.rt Lhit (kjfiu;ii>ij diil ypu eatl for e 
vote uf tl.uire pniHftitl A, Isanodhiiely follow- 
ing the readijiL; this letter a i-otc by atSittdiriK 
to adopt the acknowledgment of this resolution 
w-as enlfed for. 

(J- And did Letttml and Laura Itouse standi 
A, Vi-. sir, they did, 

Q. After this resolution did these letters con. 
tinuc to be circulated and discussed in tbe midst 
of the -company T 

air. tlrtulihaud-enj 1 object to that nn- 
lejid. detaitri are ^iven. 

The Court: 1 wiLi permit the ^meBtion. 
1'lxCepliuC to t."i: plunliff. 

A. Vi'i, 1iicy w-ere d:ntriln'lt<l following that, 

Q. Til is eOM'i]iu:iy wan nnt visi^-d by Mr, Hn>w- 
kiH, was it) A, No, it wan not, 

Q. fJo you know when tlii-i c^nji^any attended 
a meeting that »ii attended by itr. Howtettl 
A. A ])ort]oo of the coiupar.y attended a ncijjii- 
horfaig Liiceting held by Mr. Hewlett. 

Q. And at what place, do you know I A. 
Ikloit, Wisconsin. 

y. Did you read tlie article entitled "Infor- 
mal ion" published in the "Watch Tower" oC 
Octabar 15. lS39t A- Yes, »tr r I did. 

Q. I>Ml the other DKmhtrt ft t|» torcpfliT also 
rend it! A, Yes, 

Q. What effect, it aiy, did the rtading oi the 



587 

£* Aac* BownB—FoT &tfis. — Crntt 

article entitled "Information" by the members 
of the couipany have upon the unity of thB com- 
pany 1 A 11 brought shout a reassurance 
amongst a portion of ihu company end confirmed 
their faith in the Society oocc a^aia. 

<J. Did Jiny of "fia company break away or 
|eav« the C-uufi regalioa t A. Yen, they did. 

Q. Well now, how many, pJca«ef A, As I re. 
call, there were particularly five families that 
were more befiv* than the rcat, — 

The Court; He didn't a*k you tJuit, 
Tlic qucitton is V*ry KJiople, How jiuwy, 

The Wiin:;- n : aIm,;il thuce of Uut ova 
famjhc*. 

Q, Was any evidence offered by Leland ami 
Laura Jtovse otlurr than this letter (hat had 
been cirellat«<l in support of tlw charge* made 
in Mr. Moyle's letterl A. None whatsoever. 

{). Did yon believe the eliarge* made in that 
letter of July 21, 193!) f 

The Court; Tb*t is Moyla'* ]*tt*r. 

Q. (Continued ) iloyle's letter to tlie Society. 

A. No, 1 did not. 

II t. Cuvin^ton: That is all. 
Croji-eacamiitafion oj iff. Bruchha\iie»; 

Q. Hew old are yoaf A 2i, 

Q. When were yon ordained T A, I was or- 
dained by the Watch Tower in 1927. 

Q. Huw lutig djd you study in. the Watch 
Tower ht'fore ordinationf A. Two and a half 
years. 

Q. Just by attending classes * A. By attend- 



te-2 



ski 



:.!.:) 



Z. Ailir, Bovrub—F&r Dcfli^^TMi 

ing the studies under tha direction of the Walidi 
Tower. 

Q, Did you go to any schools before thatl 
A. No. 

^, Kevtr attended any schools! A- No, sot 
under the direction of the Watch Tower, 

Q. Did you ever attend any ether schools f A. 
Vet 

Tti* Court: What are thtyt 
Tfci-e Witaeae: Gr»de echool and l»"gti 
achuoh 

The, Court i Did you, prsdnate from 

liii;':i SChooll 

Tii* Witness: Yd*, iir. 

fj. Did yon know somebody in tbo Watch 
Tower before yon went inl A. I didn't get Uld 
question. 

0,. Were you acquainted with anybody in tbo 
Watch Tower before you went inl A. Aa- 
quamtedl 

Q. Yeaf A. Y«. 

<^, How did it coma la yiMir attention, ihtuajjh 
tin: mugoHtttf A. I don't pt U.p. meaning of 
your qnwliea. 

Q. 1Id»- did (he. Watch Tower Bible ft Tract 
Society cosno Id your attention, through Una 
kaagaiina that tiny f*t out, the "Watch Tower" 
niagaiineT A. I became particularly interested 
lUmujeih their broadcast* over tha ra&o, 

Q, Tbey bad Ibeir own broackaating atatjoul 
A, Ycsv air- 

Q. And you Listened to Mr. Rutherford over 
the bruudeaiH, ia thai itl A, Yea. 

Q. Ho* many vera there in thia chija of litre 



Z. Jlit* Eo«nte— For Dtftt'—Cwt 

iliiLal A. There ware live famaLcu ; I couldn't 
give you the ejeact figure but. I would estimate 
"it at about 2b attendant*. 

{J. You jiitt enid A moment a^o, didn't you, 
that aa you recall it, JWk t<#4 thin latter of Mr. 
Moyte in Ijlb boras of lha Baerd in August of 
13331 A. Yea, I did, 

Q. Did you. tidk to tin, attorney before yon 
came, to court todayt A, I tfkUl him— 

The Court: Did yon talk to bintT 
The Witness: Yes, I did. 

Q. And wa.io'5 ha talking to you about (late* 
bftcic in. 1359, happening* La 19331 A. Yei, we 
war*. 

Q. When did you arrive here from Wiwwat&l 
A, Last Tucaduy. 

Q, Are yon, slaying at Bethel 1 A, No, I am 
sot. 

Q. Did yon talk about those dales, Ah^jlsL, 
19:13, and the dated, you have testified to at any 
Lima prior to your gelling to the attorney '# 
oQtcol A, Yei. 

Q. Out in WiscoBiin, did youT A. Yua. 

tj. When hut did yuii talk to anybody out in 
Whioonnin an to bi-ipj^ at 0:i Bacru" liui'ni in 
AujjJt, 19391 A. It hi* ixs*ft nustloaed— 

The Court : H« «dd wIwb W Hi yuu 

talk 

The Witness: I tnlkod to my wife |wf- 
bapa the last one, 

Q, Wliat in it that iiiea in your mind that til in 

meuting in the Baera' liome wai in August, IKS', 
ratber tlnui in JSeptembert . A* 1 had gnne on a 



Z. Atlm Sloxmc—FoT DtiUr-Cmt* 

vaiatian aiiout llit limt »-wk in AugaiKt and tliia 
■DutLcr eaitiv i-;> nhcinlv bffurt I went on the 
vacation. Tiiat i« why 1 wasn't at the liowJclt 
ioh u I-,;. 

(j„ How iiitny vfltaliuBa liare- you gone on 
rinrv AuL;uj-;t, 1U3D1 A. I perhaps taiie a trip 
a:ir>: a ynftT. 

Q. You j^o oa a vacation every August, every 
year 1 

The Court l Ajiawer tiie [[uentson. 

A. Not ■every Ainjiim, no definite liate. 

Q, You may g« in Krfrituiljcrl A. I uiifihL 

(J. And do you rwull tliis nrlick of ijKptem- 
bi-r 1, 1939, in the "Wateh 'J'ower' 1 about uo- 
f ai llif uJneui t A. Yea, 1 do. 

Q. And did that cauec diaienuiori in the cJjyisT 
A. I tan't nay tl-nt i1 iliit. 

<i. Well, dy ><>u wapl 1" tell tMx Court and 
jury timl any ]eller n[>pciiriiijr in Ibi; ''WaUili 
Tower" doeiiTt cnuae dii«*iuii"T.1 

Mr. Covington: I obj«l lo that aa ar^ 
jrui oentutivur. 
The Court: The objection i* ttLstained. 

Q. But £l any rate you say that I hero was 
00 dissension in the elaai when tha ijeplamber 
1«1 urtitlH l-jii lit along, is that correelT A. No, 

The Court : Do ynu bjiJ' that there was. 
or there was not dissension ate a r£*,oJt of 
the article of September l«lt 

The Witness: Well, there W a iimitttt 
degree of diuanaian.. 
Q. Diii BjiybtJy leave 1 



:',!iL 

Z. AUr-* iJiiJjJ-pW^-FoT /Jt/d^-CfM* 

Tlie Vitneaa; Am a reeult ot that Sep- 
tember l=i urtide.f 

A. N<>, they didn't, 

Q. Did you ever Bee Mf, Moyle'i arllale pub- 

limbvd any placa is any noa^axinet A, No, I 
haven't 

Q, Wn* there any dLeaennticii after the article 
of October lith, tiie *' J p fnnnoation " articlaT A- 
Nd, no a .liLiLi-n.-J dia»oiiiiom 

(J, He tiie «te.t,H then up to tluit time waa aLa- 
bdiwd and intaet, wi't ill A- No, it wasn't. 

The: Court; Thvrv waa diajenaion be- 
fore tliat but nut aa a raault of liioee ar- 
tielea. 

Q. Did tlia articles Mp U- stahiliiat A. I 
cun't Jiiieak for all the individuala. lo ray 
mlr.il, it fully cnnviiwed ma, 

Tiie Court : Y<m (aid yon had no 
doLdrts, on your dirnet eiatoinaiion. 
The WiUc*h; Tiiat ia right. 

Q, The- company atall ulUndcd tli* meetings 
or (bo members continued iu aLteodt A. They 
weren't all repular Btlendnntu front then on. 

Q. \S'«-1I, tliey were £JiLl ^itli tlie Watdi Tower, 
weren't llny'T A. Ye*, 

Q. Tliey <i:dn't withdraw fr*ffl the- Watch 
Towarl A- Well, there wasn't re-gvdarity aflBT 
Uiat aa thcro had been prior to tiiat. 

The Court: Yoii nBd«-rHtand English, 
jl. :i: I tin' fjueation, 

(,The foregoing ofte^tioR w*» trtej»upon 
read by Oie Court Leportur.J 

A. No, they aadn'l, not oBlciaiiy. 



sea 

Z. AWt* jfournt— For Dejtt.—Croti 

Q. You read this tetter of Mr, iloylo'i, didn't 

youl A. Yei, air. 

(j. And that set forth iiU reaaona for leaving 
Bttlltl, U that eorrcetT A. Yea. 

Q. And after he got to Wisconsin, after this 
lirni'k.! of September lit ol lua dibnuEaal, did 
51..U hot bear in;|uiriea roa.de ojound aa to why 
iir. .Muyle left, or what waa hia explanation! 
A. Ni), I didn't 

Q. You mean that nobody in the Watch Tower 
group*, after reading (his nrticla of September 
1st, that he wsa diHiiuEwd for unfuitliJuloesa 
inquired or wanted to find nut why and wlint 
was Iwek of itT A- Well, moat of them had 
drawn their decision* hy tlsat time. They had 
Ut. hlnyle's letter and thi-y Iiad the oilier aide 
af it 

Q. You rncun they made np their deeiaion 
bocous* Of liie "Wateh Tower" article T A. To 
t cerlftin eitenL 

Q. So that they tool; Mr. MojU'l letter and 
tlie "Waleh Tower" articles mid decided in 
favor of the WaJch Tower, is tiiat right! A. 
Two of tlie families out of the fwa. 

Q, Ant! that i« hecauae they were .member* 
of Ood't e.^ajii£atiem on eurth, isn't it' A. 
Ye-- 

Q. In ntlicr words, £h*y were getting the voice 
of ttod's r<;pre*ejnmtire telling them who to 
favorl 

Mr. Coviiiffton: Thai is as. ar^osv&nta- 

livi; que&tiorL. 
The Court: I trunk it is. 
Ut, Brachhansen: That ii all. 
Iir. Covington; No fnrther queadeai. 

(Witaeu aicuaed.) 



Cltfrfcj /. Eickkoff—Por Dcjt*j-~&irect 

CHARLIiS J. EICKHOPF, reaidine; at CSO 
Anne Street, Dclamn, Wiscooain, a -witneoa, 
called in bebnlf of lh« defendanta, being nntt 
duly aworn, teBtifsed a* followai 

DirtcbcmtttinaiioH by if', Couinjrort: 

tj. What ia yoar occup*ti*Fi1 A, f am an 
Ordained ilinbter of jehoeah'i Witnoaaea, 
"Watch Tower Bihle * TrWt Society. 

Q. And are yon a full lime miaiatorf A. Yea, 
iir. 

4. And how lor-f; have yon acted in that 
capatltj for Hie Watch Tower Bible ft Traat 
fjsaietyf A, Ever since 1929, 

0,, There hus been juvJitioa made of the word 
"I'loneer" iu U-e evidence. What is a Pioneer f 
Ami are you onef A, I ant a Pioneer, and it 
ia required that one who pnta in ISO houri a 
month is retojjniied an a 1'ioneer. 

Q r Jiv lh»t a term uaed by the Society lo 
dWpiaie a full time miniate* of the Qoapel of 
the Society T A. Ye*, *if. 

Q. What territory are yon covered or' is un- 
signed tn you in your capacity us jnlnrLftr* for 
the Society t A, The County of Walworth, in 
Wisconsin. 

Q. And how long have yon been acting aa 
full Ijklv minister in tlie felate of WiaooBtint 
A. Ever since 1329, 

Q. Do you know tlie plaintiff, 0. R. Moylal 
A. Ytf, air. 

Q. How lonp; 1-d-ve yit known Mr. Moylsl 
A- I tljihk from Bbout 193J>. 

Q. During tlsat rime and op until lha time, 
that he left to coma to Brooklyn, ware yon wiell 
[icf|uainted with hilnt A. Vary wail aoauaintad 
with, him. 



:>:;.;> 



CL'u 



Charicn J. i'ldUiojf— Far Dc}i*.~-DiTcrt 

Q, Did you rvfihrU bi>n highly in one of Jcho- 
vuIj'h U'LlrjOhse* 1 A. I did. 

Q. Wan he active in the wort of Jehovah's 
Witneaiesl A, Ue wu. 

Q. After Aojrjiurt, It)3S h nr during Angust, 
l!M$t, did yen be*r or ham that Mr, lloylo bad 

returned frOtn New York tO WiiiUOOainl A. The. 
first information I had of that tv tbroagh the 
notice in the "Watch Tower" of September I, 
ISSft, 

0, After vofl reecfaed (bat notice in the 
"Watch T«w*r" did you receive any cantmunb 
cjUv.ijl from Mr. Moyle I A. 1 did. 

Q. I *lunr yon a letter and aah yon to state. 
what that is, please. 

The Court: la tiiut (he communication, 

you received from Mr. Moyle t 

The WltlMV*: It it, 

Q. Disi yr.'ti oak or emoiiiiiiiicate with Mr, 

Moyle and aak that lie write you or odviso ¥00 

of Shone uinttcincnip contained in thin latterl 

A. I did r.i.L. 

Q, I* thin the. fifht communication that you 
had frmp Mr. Movie after lie came bock from 
Witeonaiu — causa back to Wisconsin from New 
Yorbt A. ( dttl not kcrnr u-berc he w?n al the 
time wlien i received lbs I letter* 

Tito Court: la that the first communi- 
cation you had after you knew about the 
matter t 

The Witneiia: Yea, 

Mf- Covington: I offer it in evidence, 
VjkLuk a letter daied September 5th. Von 
have a copy of itf 



Charlcx J. Eickkoff— Per Defls.— Direct 

Mr. Uruebhauaen [■ Via. We lull's no 
objection to it. 

(The letter was. received in evident* 
and nnurfced Defendants'' Exhibit D-2G.) 

Q. After you received that letter did you ever 

Kt Mr. JfoyleT A. Yc*. 

(;■. Did you attend a matting at Milwaukee^ 
Wiroonsin, tbat waa attended by Air. Howleltt 
A- I'm, 

Q. Did i'flti two Mr, Moyle oh that ooeftsionl 
A. I think I saw hum in tbe audieuee. 

<>■ T)iJ you talk to him on that octaaionf 
A. Thut I don't recall. 

Q. From the tint you g*t thin teller until 
Mr. Hewlett f f vinit in Milwaukee had yea talked 
to Mr, Moyle at oil I A. No. 

Q. You had liott A. No. 

(J. After that lime did you ever have omv- 
Finn to li«ve a conversation with llr. IfoyleT 
A, Y*a. 

The Court: When snd where 1 

The Witness; He came over to, (fty 

jihice of residence with hia wife and with. 

Mr. and Mrs. Jo? J ueobs. 

Q. When mm thct, please f A. I don't rcmcio. 
her lb* date, but it iv:ii.i alter, I think, after Mr. 
Hewlett's vitit, 

Q. Wtc it daring the month of Qel<jb*r, if you 
ieeuUt A, Very likely it wan at that tiuns. 

Q. What, if anythinp, did Mr, llnyle and ilia 
info and JECoba atate Uie jiurjian^ of their viiit 
to bet A. They came ivv^r to sivc ua a coll, a 
friendly coll, and alao tu discing the matter of 



CKafiti J. Eickhoff—yoT De.ftt.-Di.ftet 

hi H diinviiAaJ from lit* S^etjf Suvd ^nditioni 
then;. 

Q. l>id you invite him to come QTert A. I did 
not. 

Qj Well, no»% \n>w long did tlrtrj tltiyf A. I 
thinl they rain<! about 3 u'clock in tSic Aflctr.oor, 
aud i-L'j:uiiriifd jiuli] about 7, I think, pcriiapH a 
littht .:.|.-r 

Q, Durinjr the oceanion of that vifiit, did itr. 
Mnyle <3iscuH» T»ith j'ou the eontenbi of hi* lc4t*r 
or the chirget that had lietn taaik acjaiauit il.is 
Society, tliat you retail t A. Tlu>ra "am n<i-inO- 
thing Raid cbvii it, 

Q. On. the occHsion of the vidil, did Jir. Mnyle 
i't^iij hi* wife take any exception or make any 
Htattmrrit* in opposition to tlifc Watch Tower 
Hlwtrinea and tenchijifra j A. I don't ,L;it yuar 
fju^sti-on. 

Q. l\"aK there *ny utatfmenl tn^te by Mr. 
Moyk or his wife againnt the Watch Tower dne- 
M-ijn.'* ojii! tr-afliinei while they paid their vinit 
to rod* A. Itr, Moyle told me that h.! did not 
■XT** with th* articJea referring to "Filling The 
Earffi." 

Q. When did this come np, do yon recall; what 
J'tarl A, Tliat came out in 193S. 

£}. And waa aaythkig else said along that lino 
by either ~S.fi. or Mrs, Moyle at ihat timet A. 
Wei]. Kfx'&'imj? of the maticra oootained in thft 
lei i.-r that he had written me and which was er- 
hihilif) here, and the letter that he had orifjinalhr 
written — 

Q. Dariop 1he ■mnnUi of \oTcrabcr did yon and 
yoar wife pay a visit to the Moylaa and if so for 
what purpose T A. We were invited tier* for 4 



5ST 

GlarSea J. Ei£ib»#—Fe* Btfit^-Direet 

riiaakfigivinf dinner and it waa my ptirpoxe to 
lee— 

Mr. £ruohhauBcn: I gbjvct U> his V-.-- 
poae. 

The Court: Yoii went (here for Thanh*, 
EivinpJ 

The Witncsa: Yea, air. 

Q. Did yea dieaaai with 0. R, Moyle Hie course 
or action tliat he had taken and tbe adviuability 
■u h'\!- ri 1 ,»:ntiii(r imd workiaiff in luuinooy with 
the Society t A, W T <i did tpcah about what be 
h*d churflipd the Soeicty witli h bat nothins spe- 
cific said o« rc?nrd» to advising him, I «» 
wuitinjr fur a hutUf rt[i|iortunity r 

Tin: Court: Never mind what you were 

waiting for, 

Q. Wiih there a diaenxtim a« Co the :>tj plural 
eoune thill he ahoulil hitft tlien in ri-Rird lit 
the Society? 



The Court; 
dinner. 



At the Thanksgiving 



\, I d^n't think that I mode any remark rela- 
ti-vo tu that, I think maybe my wife apofce of 
tl»t 

(J. In your presence, what did she sayT A. 
She referred to the matier aa beinjr better, if it 
wonldn *t b* bettrr for him Id apolojrke and Ret 
hack in line with the Society, aomethin^ V> tliat 
effect. 

Q. And do you know whether or not Peter 
Moyle wm orcitnt there, or do you recall t 



S98 

CJuaUtJ. 8ickl<o{f—For I}*fts.—Crott 

i!r. Covjnj;liflj ; I wiJi nithdraw tb9 
AjMtfliaa. 

(j. Da you knew the ReiBeMl A, Yi-«. 

Q. li'liiiu] and Ijuro RoaMf A. Yea. 

Q. F will v*k ynu if ujnee Hit: ^jeeaaion of the 
Tiuinks^irinc dinner you havt had any com- 
iiiunir-atinna from ]<clunr| and l.?iurn ifiusc in 
reference to attending enavrntlloh KpoBuWed l>y 
the Down or U.e I'jLflurti] Jiiliir- Inntilutc, A, I 
think that waH at a later time when they wridr to 
UK bdMis; ua to come In a ennWa'titti that they 
were putting un at Ijike ^li'ti)., 

M r. Covington i 1 LcLu'Vu tliat in oil. 

Crust tzamtnaiitn bg Mr. Stvtihaitttn: 

Q. You had Iteen friendly;, J Ihinl; you naid, 
ffir a [nine; tisne with 1he Moylan. haiin't vwiJ 
A. We were frjeiuily with (he Mnyles since nh«ut 
lt/36. 

Q. In fael, at one lime your dmicrlder stayed 
at their home all suininc-r, wann't itl A. Vex, 
■Er. 

Q, During tlie m-huu] yeart A. One school 
year. 

CJ. W]ien niij) it thnt voq first learned about 
tlii* letter Hmt Mr. MioyJc wrote f A. I didn't 
fcnnw sjiylhinr; aliout t]iot letter until after 1 re. 
teived lhi< one (hat wa* presented here, in thi* 
aftiimoon. 

Q. I oio finuiikiofr (if Mr. Mnvlc'e ]i>ttErlhat he 
wrote to Mr. Rutherford. When did you firat 
tit Uiatl A. I didn't nee that letter. 

Q. As a mailer of fict, yori di(in't Hi that 
letter until you had reqijested a ropy nt it frou^ 



309 

CAaf la J. Eiekfmg—Fot J>tftt.—Cnt* 

Mr. Moyle f A. 1 did not retftieat a oopy of it 
at all. 

Q, Are you aure about Lhatl A. I am, Hnnay 
be that my wife requeated a copy, Injt I didn't. 

Q. Hut at any rate you iaw I he cupyT A. I 
niw the copy at e. diutnnee. W'.y wife read it and 
told tin.- T.- km the eontenta of it were. 

The Court: Ba you koow whether your 
wife mulled a copy of it or outt 

'file Witne*»x I could not defitiitrly nay 
no, f tlunk maybe sbe did, 

ij. You t-uine here at tlie r&jnc*I of the Wat<-h 
Trjwcr Itil-k & Tract j>cople witlii^ul any tnb- 
pwiia n?r auy court jyiiter, did you. noli A, He- 
pen! tlui!, 3>lhn^e, 

tj. You luiVe 4i03iiti iien: In e^turt r1 the re-juc-HL 
of tlie defrodsilU, iiave you not? A Al Ibe re, 
t[uei>t of tlie counneh yea. 

Q, And your tupeiiMK arc being paid here 
olno, are they notf A, Yes, 

Q, Are you on a aalory from tlie organisation I 
A. 1 am not 

ii. You uiy yon are a full time minister T A. 
I not, y«s. 

{J. Do you jrcl the $\f> a monlhl A. I do not 

The Court r Wliot do you pctf 

Tim Witnemt: I get an allowance from 

the literatani 1 )>Imc(i "L^rl I defK,r,d ujkjh 

funds that I psRaeas. 

tj. li.r allowance, yon get a cotnmiKiuon, don't 
you, from the iiteralurel A Y« u to aid eaJ| jt a 
Daianiasion, 

y. Tb^re are pricea put on tliat literature, 

aren't there t A. Yea. 



I,:/) 



XI 



w 



Charla J. Eizkhafi—Far Dtfi*.— Cmi t 

Q. Tlwre ■* "■ fiJted \ii\m, for instance, for the 
iKHik "triiiiiun," and a fused price for *"Ihe 
Xcw WftrJd," and for "GovtHSDCBtt and Tesc*," 
and oil tlirae different todlu that tarns been writ- 
ten t A. The way ws da, when a person deiire* 
lo iwrerpt a riijiy uf tlit hound book, we. KJiy they 
mn/hl linv* il un a contribution of 25 cents. 

{j, You un« f&tujjjar villi this book, "CrcA- 
liun ,h t 

Tli* Court: If they don't make the 

rannl rihutioti, they can't JlBVt it, 1* tli.il lilt 
iih-jl T 

Tins Witness: If tbey say Qmy would 
like to have it and would be xiliine to 
read it, we s> v * '1 Lei them free. 

+;. [tut ynu. tct! Ibif^n ]iqw much the contribu- 
tion >liijuKi lie. You ii<]] the prospect how much 
[In- ronlrihtdion «SunJit lief A. I do. 

(j, 1 pi. fiii-l, yii J have ncen thia l*ofik, "Cr*ft- 
Uihi," haven't youf A, I have. 

(J, iljuvn't you r*en the buck *f Ibii l 'H«rp 
of tied, 3.1 rants postpaid "1 Did you ever we 
I hut T A. 1 think I lift's*, y«, 

tj. No tlml means if liiey n*nd in tliat amount 
they got tlw booh. And in tha back hero, "The 
entire set, "The Harp of Uod,' 'Deliverance, 1 
'Creation,' ' Hcmneiiiatiiffi ' end ' Ci overnment,' 
luotpniil for $1,09," Tint i* OHTedj ian't itt 
A. Yen. 

Q. Well, when did you ftrtt make np jour 
mind tlmt this letter of Mt\ Movie's, wsj not 
trueT A. Sometime nfttr Mr. lloyle either had 
ffiijo to lliivi'sukco— 

Q, Wei il U^'.irr. vuu n-uii tha ietterl A, 
Wkatt 



Ckarlit J. EicWwf — For iie/Jj. — Croti 

Q. When did you mai* up jranw mind thai bi» 
Letter v.'a* nol LrueT A. I taiiii to thii cuocLia- 
iiaji in my owT lEiir.d that uucJj tharjt* wtint no 
outnigeau^ Uiey couldn't bo true. 

Q, W'heu did jou win* t P ihut tiniLutiuia f A. 

<J. At ivtint siatef A. It u after Mr. Ilov- 
l«ir.'a vLfiit. 

Q. L'an you fell ui how long ufleft A, l'«»- 
lihly the letter purt of Siivrnilwr. 

Q. And that u-*» htfor* yau lied smk tli* kt. 
Ir.r. Vcu didn't. u» tli£ ]ntt£7 until l>t6end>Br, 
wiinji't ilt 

Thn tlourt: Wan Ihat before you *ew 
IhA'liV letter lo IiuLJi<!rfurdl 
The Witiieb*: TJist letter— 
Tli* Court: Tlmt j> s ultnplft (juwitiun. 
'J'lud WiLmaii.; Taat luitcr— 
'flit Court: It u a uirople question. 
Only one uf imi van talk at a linii:. You 
riin'i prestb. Vou una bare to ajinwer 
i|iiEitions. KIbuwi answer tiicm directty. 
lie in referring to Mr, Moyi^'n letter L» 
ttulhiirfunl. Did you make up your mlsil 
Irtdure ynu new the letter or afler you 
taw itl 
Tlie Witnew: After I m* [he leUer. 

Q. When did you w» Uio lulUrf A. 'When 
did 1 pet itl 

Q. WIumi did yaa Hit ilt A. I tliiok il W4ts 
ufUT Mr, Hewlett had come to Milwaukee. 

Q. Mr. Howletl didn't rend the letter, did be} 
A. No. 

Q, Wluil lit Mini wan thin trtu!]*, "I^fflroiq- 
tioo"! A. Yes, air. 



GiiaeUsJ- Eickhof—For Deftt. — Grots 

Q. In it not * fast that you uiode up your 
mind thai tits charge* »er* nvl true, tie difrrpcr 
Mttli Ijj Mttjit, after you liatttn.il to Mr. Hov». 
k'tu A- Nut entirety. 

ij. Tbat did ft lot towards maMiur, year mind 
m\>, didn't ill A. It helped. 

Q. Vou are a minister of thii organisation T 
A. Yen. 

(J, And you take w]int they write in tlieHe 
iiuij;n7iiti."i a* ututniutely true, don't youT A, In 
oojjiJKiriiinn with tlio Stfiulureii. 

(j. 'I'JiL-Fi; it, ii:i:ljjjjn uLviut the tjcriyluroji in 
tli in urikle of feuijleiuljer 1, lLJlJU, nayiiit' that 
U«>le in diiiuiiKtd bi.i-4ij.7i: l:u it unfftitliful, in 
tiitrsl A. 1 bjiw tliut article. 

ii- Vl.i-j* ii no Kriptbre in tliatT A. iNo. 

Q. And you hetieved that, dkln'l you I Vuu 
actepU-d thutt A. f did nut at thai lima. 

Q. lluw lung iifter^ard did you a«epl ilT A, 
It wiii not unlit uftur Jlr. liowlctt tiad conic to 
liitwmukoe. 

iji llctwtcn the diil^ i^ rend Ihzic artj^le tuiil 
Sc|iltlnlKt4r ]*t 3 unit tin; daLt Air. lluwleti came 
in tldtrc, did yuu tidl anybody that you didn't 

htlit-vi' id llml ut-ti<Li' uf StpLuluttr lut, about 

uji.'lIl.. jli^ni.1 A. I niay have, but 1 don't re- 
call. 

Q. tJin ytu haiiic to tiiii Court and jurj' Bny- 
Ludy tlmt ytiu l«hl d'.iring that period of limt 
thai you didn't beliCM or you doubted or ({uei- 
tionci] al all that article of Septdirwr I, 333UT 
A. I Ihinfc the only pik- tHal I p^rtijijim told it 1* 
tin my wifr. 

t|. You didnt wrile lo Mr. Bulhurfurd about 
it, did ji'tml A. Ns. 

Q. Are tnere aay af Lin.'** vh*rg«* that Mr, 



cm 

Ciwia J, Ekkhoff— Per Qtft*r-Cr<>*i 

iloyle mutes tliat are true, W your opinion; A. 
I don't knemr, 

(J. Ynii have do •ridaooc at all fu t» uliuLhKf 
ar aot they are- true, have- you I A- Only from 
information UviiA 1 liav* rcwiivvl. 

il Ard that i* from the W*]«li Tower people I 
A. Yei, sir, 

Q, And entirely baT A. Y*i. 

Q. Ami you have (nkfco the infonrmlion tbat 
you bnvi! nO*r*td iind forniulukil yuur opinion 
on that, Iimvi! you not! A. Not entirely, I iw 
wrvv4 to inyu*lr lini* in wliidi 1 could ttnut to 
a. Lull and dcliijih.' usnitl liiiun on tlio m&llcr. 

*i. itut you didn't tell anylwdy g)h* about it 
ftsctpl your *if«T A. At that tlu*. 

g V;n: ....uh.'L wjL:u 111 Ui 'ii" HoLJmrford or 
anybody Oikinir for furilmr facLn about thii situ- 
ation, did yoiil A. I did noL 

(J. And you did not inquire of anyone around 
llilwauhi'f or iBy«ae at nil who might he ap- 
prised, of tli* faetu, did yout A, I dida'L »te 
any of Ihisai until Iht Mii«'aiik™ meeting. 

V. And you didn't et'eu axk. Mr. Movie wbo 
had Itti-u your friend far many yearn a* to what 
Ilia facts iuktk a* lit naw thtm, did y»u1 A. He 
tfild nm vhen in: came what lie luid auterted iu 
the lelltr waa true. 

Q, And you didn't believe it when he told yoc, 
it (hat itl A. Kol tnLirtly. 

Q. What ]mrt of it did you beiiffVet A- I 
thiniii'lit tlmt jHirtiapH khie at Iklhc] did lake a 
drink of wins and pcrimjai bbid* made certain 
>.ii r 'e>-iiLiv<f rennrtu. ur.:-ii:h», but i tlioa^lil tlmt 
lie jirolxahiy e*iD;ir^ra(*d Iheiu. 

Q, You a^roetl, didn't you, tlmt the Judge bWL 
tj vwld ftome ot Ibene peuul* tl.era at itetiWI 



Chink* J. EicfLhof—For Beltf^rw* 

You tnow thalT You knew that Mr. Eathtrforii 
from time to litne jiwldcJ iosiiE of ibene people 
at iktliel and did, it &f>*Biy id the dining rcCBl 
There i> no myalery about tfiatf 

The Court: Did yea know tlmt! 

A. 1 liad beard Bometlii4g about [bit, yea, 

Q. And the Judge had a vary loud Tfoice, 
yiitla't ha} A. That 1 don't know. 

(J. Did you ever li&tea to him over the rwliol 
j. Vi::. 

<j. Didn't he have a loud voice when you Ha 
tened to him over the radio? A. Naturally, it 
would be if il was aiuphlit-d. 

Q. You never heard bi« voice uitasnplificd, did 
yout A. 1 beard bim at convectiona. 

The Court i Did you — Did he have 
a loud voice! If you heard hint at onnven- 
liana yuu ought to be able to tell ua wilii- 
uiit all tiiia rigoinarole. Did be bavo a 
loud voice or didn't bet 

Tin Witnen*: He did Jaw* a loud voice 
when lie made a [K>inL in hi» apeeeiL 

The Court: When he ciiOJ* m m?e it 
lie had a loud voice. Ii that what you 
want to tell ubT 

The "tVilneai: Yea. 

Q. Yuu knew that ft jjr**L ^^J ei lileB * 
things in tlie kltmr W«* tro*, didn't yonl A. 
I did not. 

Q. Uidn't yau linaw lbea<* thtnjra you told ua 
w«m trni-t A. I did nat b^Liavc that tJj'iy were 
trua, 1 wasted more iflformttjon, en that letter 
14 tiwl I could moke ft utunita dttuioa on it. 



SOS 

Ciarkt J, Ekkhof—F#t Dtftt.—Crau 

Q. Didti"; you juut Bay that the difference yao 
make or t|ie comment you make is tluil noma of 
than were exaggerated, ii that correct T A. I 
uaid I thought Mr. Moyle. [*rhn[i» *u«£«ral*d 
noma of the atatemcnln. 

Q. But thera is u great deal af truth in Idi 
letter I A. I believe tlu4 uinn of the people at 
fietheJ, pernap* did take — 

The Court ■ You UJ u* tnaL 

Q. And that there it- a great d*al vf IflOt nf 
tha matters that he staled in bin letter t A. 1 
do not know to wtial extent,, but perhap* aoage of 
it w»b true, 

Q. And wjiat you corapLaintil aboiit and what 
wau openitinc; in your mind In tliat anyane in 
lloyk'i pwition »haul4 not wrilo a, Wtff ta tha 
rcpToicnLa.tiv* of {lad an earth, iaa't thai sol 
A. I do not hold that idea at alL 

Q. Then yon agree that lie had ■ right lo 
writ* tliat letter t A. 1 Ixdicvo ho had a right 
to write a latter if he wanted lo, 

Q. And did you hear the rtixLhnouy about 
mu nnuring Lhw rnsumips in want A. 11 unaur- 
inirl 

Q, Yen. A. I «*t to* far bact 1 touldn't get 
it, 

Q. You recall in ajie of thene artsclon, or (be 
article, "fnfoniiarion," that Mr, Moyle is 
t^Ujred with lieing a laurnmrerl A I think I 
recall thai now. 

Q. Dn you draw any distinction between ft 
kind of a letter thai Taijfhl be writii'n to Mr. 
nmhcrfnrd that it a murmuring ]*l[*r and a 
letter tliat ii not ft murmarinjr letter! A, t 
don't know u 1 get your quealiao. 



6013 

Gkarle* J. MieHutf—Fer llcftt.— Bedrest 

Mr. Covington: I object to it. 
TLa Court; I will sustain lie objection 
to tlie question. 

Redirect iKMninaiio* [iy Mr. Covinjton'. 

Q. Afitr J'ml had attended tin* routing of Mr. 
:hiwlvlt unci )i«nnd Ihs evLJefl** that Mr. Hewlett 
lind to attr.T yuu definitely LnnW, Lhfln, that Mr. 
lluylii mi mil rsi rri/ci in the tliargfra that lit had 

irjaJc in tli* ktu-t vt September 5th, to yon, did 
j'svu rjotl A. Vos, air. 

I}, This letter that in- doled September 5tb, 
did yoy [«fiit that before Mr r H«wfcU «*A 
lii* calk ut Milwaukee, 

Mr. Bruchbnu!<c n : I submit that b* Ha* 
onuwcred that already. 

■Tlift Court: I don't recall whetW h« 
haji or not, no E will listen to it again. 
Did yog git that b&Forft Hovrietl earns to 
Milwaukee, or deVt you know, 

Mr. Cowinjrtfln: It in datid September 
5(Ji, Dtrdridnot*' ElinibLt I15G. 

A. I did, because it came « f«W d»ys— 

The Court: That is all yon hairs bfcir 
asked, whether yon got it before. 
The WitnitiSL Yes, sir. 

II r. Covington l That is sjL 

(Witness eicusod.) 

(Mr. C ovinjrt:on reads Defendants' Ex- 
hibit D>2G to ths jury.) 

(WriertDpon, an adjournment was taken 
until Tacfday, MaJ IE, 1M3, at 9 JO 
O'clock t-ln-J 

(CoHTUfKtft rw YcoTMl rj) 



Kins? Cuumli rLnrl V Index No. Sj>i4~i 



Appellate Division — Second Department 



tiLl.V It. HOYLK 

Pttonl ig'-RetptmdtTft 

agamst 

PRKil IV. KJUANK. NATHAN" II. K.MJlUl, ttKAST SUITER, 
THOMAS J. rH.IXJVAX. WJIJ.iAM l', fit AT J I. .lit,, HUGO H. 
RIE.UKH. WILLIAM K. VAN" AJllU'liLlii, AlilHi'H H. UOUJf, 
CUAKLI& A, WJSK, CLAYTON' J. WtKllHVtHtfll, MATTHEW 
A. JIOWLETT, WATCH TOWKU |!|Jsl,K u 1'HAUT KUCU3IV, a 
PcnnsylvaniiL ti.rjim-iiliuii, fimL \V AT( "1 1 TmV El£ B1I1I.K A.XD 
TllACT SOdBTV, IxN'C-, • N'*« Yuri; t»«nit»r^kip .^rpnrutiun 

JJrft wiiir" t'-Ajipe Ua pi's 



CASE ON APPEAL 
Vol. 1L— Pages 607 le 1328 



Uavi.hT. I', tWliWTui 

.l7f«rM*jf fitr Dtfrltrlthif 

111 .',.:..: I ■, Slft-el 

I fu n>u kIi "f Itrnuklya 
\h'h Viirh ('in 



. I pj&llii nl * 



W.ll ."■!-_ 1 1 Hill" l' 1 1 J1 \\\ 74.X 

I -I Willi Slrn-I 

U<il'..L|j;|l <hf Mi-,idijiClkin 
N>u- Vi-rlj City 



INDEX 



HOI 

Statement rnder Rate £H I 

Notice <pf Appeal to Ihc Appellate Diriaioa 4 

StiiiiinuiiH ~— . it 

Complaint .... ,_. ,„ ,„„ $ 

i'.shinit A— A^rJTlu t>Btitted "Informa. 

tion" _ -. 15 

DrfriuinTiIji' Fin.1 Atntndh] Afli**r IS 

Ordrr 'n RhtHC (Viing Why Jml|rment Slmnld 
N'ot IV l(fnrtrrnl in Aftu mlilnftft Wijli Mo- 

1icm nl ncfn'mljintu f of a Directed Verdict 

in Fa^pr at Each Defftn'lant 41a 

ATei]ji vl t nf Hnidi'n ET. fT&vii. still in Support 

at MnLioii fur DirMted Veritict, Gte. . 41* 

0-rilrr Dj'nvins D.ifendsntB' .Motion fnr a 
Directed Verdict to lit Henrienfed.^, ........ 42 

I'^lracl from Clerk's Hinutes...... 4.1 

.Tiifipineiiit 44 

Can* and F-xcepltous ■ _ _ 46 

Plaint i if 'ji Mm! inn lo Diwontinn* 1 Af. 
ti,in Asninst Defendant Jb**p>c V- 

Ttutberford _™ 4T 

PlHintiff's Jfntion to Cftnrrt Pictitiuiii 
Nnmen of rcrtnin Drf«ndanti to 

Tln'irTroc KnmTS 4fl 

Mntmn to Dinmi«« C«ni|ilsint at to All 

Defendant* ____™ «Z 

It^rji-n'il of Motion tn I>isroi*« Cnnv 
r>uiint and for Direction of Verdict 
in Favor of iWnnrijinu 1600 



M--ln.ii for J.'ii i.t1jiji of Vrrdirt in 

Vuvur tit riainliir _. ItfU 

i'hlilltiff'K ilotioil to DinUliiu III ■' .Si ;..'i. 

j-:.li- Ih-fffiML-n,. i-tf _ JfiftJ 

t'pniri'ii Kill in^ mi Motinnti. _ _ JI>1j 

IJi-fVikiljLnEft' Mrjliiiii In lnnlrUDl dury 1lj 

ICfiHkf u S|HTi;d ^■(■^^^li'^ _ JfflK 

FhiiiitilT'ii Mution to Disin!** 1!ip Kirxt, 
Swniui. Third find FfiUrlh ('iioiplriri 
|)cffn^>* in l!w! V~mt end KiTniid 

Chum* of Action IffllS 

Li?;| of Dcfrndanls' Ileo,ueflls for fi[»c- 

ewd rinilinK? „ I £12 

The Cnort'a Chans , ltWrt 

ricfi-ndnnti' Hiceptiotm lo Caurt'ii 

Cliair^o _ ,.., lii.'il 

U-fH-inLjinln' Kcsiii^sln lo nmr^i* 1(1^4 

rhiiiirifTV ffii^UfntK 1ci C'linr^jr tTJfl 

Wi-.li.-l _..,... 172+ 

DvfrndiiiUii" llolion lo EM A^ldr Die 
Vi-rdiet nnfl for « New Ti-ial , „....,...,., I7£^i 
(1| un inn nn Slntiun For n nirfrrlwi Vmlic( lOSf, 

Mipulatinn upi to r^tlnbitii -...,.,,. lilSS 

&atHii«il tlml Cn»e Tontain* AH ihr Kvi- 

iknce _ _ _.._ __,„_ l!»|J0 

AAUbvil nf Xo Oilier HDfiininn I'KilO 

SriiiiiliLiiiiii and Order Seltlinp inrl Filing 

('as* _ _ _ -..„...-, ]£ll 

Sli|HllotHni Wjiivinif r*r(Lficn1inn ,.,.„„ ]ft!J2 

Ordvl- Tilln- fid* iii A rM irltitc TJivinjon __. VJM 



1 tmliiBonj 

ll^fjfr^AVj* /nr f'Jmii^jj 1 ^ 

TVillMin K. \'nu Aimlnnrjsbj 

KnjiNiinntinn lie Tore Trial 

liarvcy I-'ink. 

Direct 

] indirect „ r ~™.„ 

Joicph T. Jacobs: 

Direct , 

Hedirrct ..._ _ _ _ 

|{<?f Tons 

Ktdlkciinr Kink j 

D i r^r L r 

CrOJIS , 



Jdatilwrw A. Jtowletl; 

KxsrrunBtion Before 

1'eler 0. Ifoyle: 

I>ircet 

firosn _ _ 

Hedirect 

l J lM»eb<? N. llojlo: 

DJnet __ .,„. 

t!rOK« ._ mM „„„_,. M .. 

rfatltan If. Kiiurr; 

l'liiiiiiiiuittopi iicforc 

OUi R. Mojit: 

DjTCCt 

Cfokh 

Redirect 



Trial 



Trial 



fteeross 



riif.R 
CA 

!Q 
UH 

1 17 
I3f 
[4fl 

uS 
1« 

U4 



IfiS 

172 

lr« 

179 



HOC 

.... *SJ 
.413,444 
430 



IVthtfi/.ti; (or flr/c iiJan (i 

V. 1 1 ill i in f_lb__i : 

T>i uTt — -..—^, 

Redirect ,^_,„_„..„ 

TsWimwi* _____ __ 

fillB I_l|ln_; 

Direct 

Prnnn .... _ ... 

linli fM>l ..... ...... 

rtw f umi ._ _. ., _, 

Fr«| Ai-\,iy: 

HMiiwl - . — 

ttivrtihn _ 

Ilirb-rt IV, llnr-h-rlli: 

J>in-(-t 

Ohm; . ,...,. 

Redirw! ._ 

t.rrny R. .iru'ttun.: 

Dinf! . 

(""rnpjs „ 

lirsiirNil l 

Itnjjt r M a rquardt r 

\r, T ttt _____ ________ 

Hill TJinrp.; 

[Ml**. 



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..._ 470 

*ai 

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..... -as 

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JW..SC3 



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:-.:-d 
m:-: 

SOI 

f/fi 
S67 

573 
878 

5H1 
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K. Allan [l'.i;nc: 

HiL-fcL 

0™.a _ 

CIiatIhh .T. Kiflbaff: 

Dirert 

('thtt 

Hftdiiwel 

Willi* VmxrmA: 

DlTH!f[ 

C"fifi_ _ .. 

Flmmi'tl C, Man*.: 

ftirctt 

'.';:-■■> ______ 

Nut S. flu'l-tarn; 

ruirci ______ 

Cron* ___-_ 

John 0. Millorr 

Direct 

Cr— _ 

BodireeL 

Harry L. Pari; _in-*l ; 

Direct 

Croia ______ 

Htiea B. Vi* N*_i 

Direct 

Chjbs _._ _ 

Redirect 

Henry C. Jwtann: 

Direct -.,..__ 
Croin ■ 

(if-vtr t\ Pa well: 

Wr**t _ 

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917 


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_ D13 


616 
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670 


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705 


11 MB" 11, RiMMf: 








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lliritl , 

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Ditfrt ____ 

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Ilcdirrrt _ „. 

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Dinf! 

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Ucdlt«t , , 

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tiaUtif* fiVMwIs 

. — Arlkhe i-ntiilnl "lifunim- 

licni '' u]j[h-uii-iii^ in llii 1 "Wali-li 

TlpTTCr luB.KJHillW' lLlm1i.hI Oi:l- 

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!.— ,\rlk-lt- cniiiJiil "ItH. Uiii. 
nil hi" Ajip.-anrif in [In- Wiili'li 
ThjWl-i iiianuiiinc iU-H 1 *! Ili'l- 

is, am -_ ™ 

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J. K. IJiillU'rfcuil, ilnlw! .Inly 
31, iitrii ,_ J ,. „~ , 

L— Ij-1Iit frniii I Hin R. Mnjli- In 
J. K. Itiitlicrfwd, tlnkil July 
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,— .Vriii'lr I'lHilinl "Fur Your 
Inlnmiiiliina" iijifM'iiriiij* in 
(It- Wak4i T\i»'-r nuipmiini* 
iLu1ii( S»-|hL i, l!LBI _ 

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ii'jliI 1 1', Olin 31. llnyta at n 

HKfl.JB|j 

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"'I'lii' litFiinmiiiE" Jnl«l Jnn- 
uriry IfKW. Uwiiik-r I'V-tS, 
Jnaiwry UGlil, liny lEJ-t!'. Jim" 
l:Kfct, July law, AueiiH-t IOT9, 

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■Noii-||iL«-r l!ffl>. liYitfinlh-r 
I EC* and Murk HMO _. _ HI 



17311 



177-1 



00 J774 



1U-A.— Article fjn [^kh' 2 of the 
Woldi Tower WuhjmSm of 
J:ib. I, 1SKM, eninkil "Watmli 

Towit Caui]uiif;D'' 3M 16114 

Itt-li. — Ai'lLdii; on loti |)iij;i; uf (lie 
Watch. Tower maoism? uf 
Jan. 1, ISffil, L'liljliL-d -H WittJi 
Timor, Honipt* Oufiifc*' 1 207 l&KJ 

IL fur IiLeiiL— letter turn Olin IL 
Jtnvlti to J, t*. IllllWrFord, 

JuIliI July J, l!Kf7 - 215 1807 

li — 1'ln»in4fi'ii]jlL of tlic printing 
pljuiL of Watch Tuww liihle 
A; Tract Hocioty at AiIhui 
Htrenl, jlrcuklyn ... _____ ZU 1307 

HI— l.elliT fmiii tlw Watrhtaww 

Itililn & Tract HwMy, Inc., 
of itrm.fciyii in Olin Jl 
Jinvic, 4jjLHit itavambar ai, 
was , „ 



17-70 



Ji.— -l.rlU't frotn Otin li. Movie l*i 
K. K. Van Ainljuifili, (Idled 
Xw. 24, man 

1,1. — !.tft«r fmisi Dl in It. Mojfk- to 
1. K. liutlitrfiird, d-alcii Aug, 
10, -OH _______ * — 

iC. — Ijttlur Frfjiii Orprivilla »n4 
lirfliu H'i^lif! »itLir^:y)CH3 tfl 
iJru. lEutiwrfofJ .n'l All |Ih.> 
Jti-Uii-i Pkuiily, dU^Joiy !. 

(LWh ____. ,..- 

17, — LtUtr friwn Oti.iL R Itfiyle bo 

Fiwl j nil Ji'"*!",' AtWy, 4*1*4 
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llny'le Lu V. K. S'lunuli II JO ISW 

l!).--rHj|iy uf LiHli'i' IVmin Olui |{. 
iloylr !.■ V. K. Scluniill, hJ_. L*-. I 
Jan. J, ISH0 __™~ H.V) IBIS 

lift fur llk-»*. — Puin]iJih't ;;.-<-| aired 

Uj A. A, Wi.fHli-y J21C ISiCi 

ItrftHdiint*' EjrkUtiU 

A, l-i-Lh-f rr^ii Wnii-li Tijiht 
l!|lil<- ii Trjw'l KHM-ii-tn-, ]jwr. |<i 
ipi'lli.l-illlV VlllM-fli in V*X\K 
\, U'isniliTUlk, ililln] Sl'|j1. 21, 
|!EB __ UK ISlfi 

It. — Ij.'lliT fruni II. Killli In I J. V. 

UulU-ttun], ilat*4 Si'pL Yi, 

V®} „„.,_ llHi I SI 7 

C. -\rt\vt Triijn II. Kinl; 1n J. V, 
Knil.i-rfiH-il, iIhIimI f*t'f»t. El, 
I'LBi ]07 IK2I 

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hi II. Kink,. (IjlIh.iI H*|ht- 19, 

liCBl 107 1R3S 

K — l>ll='r fniin I r'. itntin-rfonl 
In II, Kink, ilnlcd St)>i. 19, 

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V.— l>-ltrr rriun-l. (■'. Hiilli*Tfonl 

in u. Kii.it, dni,-,; i «■!. :;, itwt jos JKjn 

(l.— loiter fri^in II. V\,A lii J. V. 
ItkttlK'rfiml, iIhLtiI Si' i it. 25, 
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II— loiter rr.iiii II, FjiiL U> .1. V. 
Jtuii,f> rfuril, LkUsl Od.0, 1330, 
Ami _ rtijilv thereto tilted Oct. 

a, lao _™ ._-_ 

L_- Thifil luirjiifnipli in tli* in hid* 
ufivi-r uf Ike W'buIi To-.'rr 

1i»^)E»ii l t-ntitli'il "WluillC *i 
of ^ij. 17, lUiliMi SJL'ptemljtr I 
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lu .1, V. liu Hi t f fa rd, dalcil 
Hepl. IJ, ia.13 l"2 1839 

Kt — Kmi'l'!-")* tontiiiiiing prifi,t*d 
itinufiiiin iibLtit Ii'lL "Infomvi- 
tinn Vila! (« JrlinvuuV* Wit- 

,iL-i. M |it" r diHi'ilHi.'|d. 25, 1L40, 

ruiwiclinK -uf U'Ult^ FrMii 

CI. II. Mnyl* thunil Hi-|it. i"i, 

ninii Jim I M_>- in, iimi iTii lisui 

f^-— (jBt-Ktlnnnaiire liLi^li> i'liorl* 

X. Jliiylc 1«!p It* 1 

>i. — Ij'lliT >ippifHl liy Jjiurn in J 

1 J' l:iud 1 1 u j M. ■ fidi! ri'ihii.l " 1 Jm r 
linLLih.mii or tlw \Vnu[iun 
Cuisifniiiv", [LaUil S«pl- -H, 
193- ............. 2Mi l»l 

N, — Tji-Mtr nij^Hl l>y Jjiurji and 
I *• laml UwiPi^ Adi I rt-s>.i3 " ■ i)tjir 
KrJi'iL'ln of tlie CJeluBibtU C«»- 
|iuny", listed Kf|»L S, 1933 ... S57 1KB 

O. — Ti'lUr y*ipiiil W Lnurn amil 
r .il niiil liuum- iLilii rn M-iH L " I Xu r 
Kririi'U ut tin- llnricJU) L'nin- 
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0-- l.'-lli-r Fn-ni dliji It. ISoyle !<■ 
1 1, p'rrbluail, iJpmi Si-j.l, 27, 
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llnr. "£', liCBl _ 

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>]ri%li. ntHH'urnu' in tin- Muku- 
/.in- r-jul^lhil "11«; J k nij;n-ii- 
j'ii i i ,ph , uf Si'jjL j, ]*M2 

T fnr lili'l.l.— ('1J|i]iiiil; frr.ni r l.r- 
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1 1 1>- il 1 1 ijiV-i* i,f di>- YVuU'li 
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ilrtili- t't r'n-il :i:i . .Jr-hi-ii' 
Ailily. ilnli-il Fi-li. 1, 111411 mill 
Inn, S, IfHO. fti-IHielivi-lj,- ...^_.. 

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In |i IE, lluL-hiT, ituttil -Inn. 

5, 1!HL| 

|S-.. — iirc-uiaj i-itnitil li»- fllin It, 
lloyic 

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S"i4 tl* Amlmr uf Cunfu- 

hiijtl ' " _ _. 

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[-lini-.l il iliiruiiLi-JiE liIitjUl-jTiL 
lo Di-fi-mlnnix' YW. U-fl 

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M«vlr Hi Mr-U-r Jjilly, (laUil 
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O.li— l^-M-r rr.iiii filin It, Mnvl- 
in Mr. (Vmfi-ljiv daml .S*f>h. 
j, lira 

!J-7— l^-ll t From fllin It. Utjl* 

1n Jlr. ('.infrlir, l(-V) f*fl- 
rtfh, 1JKE1 

|]-S. — j^.ll.r fr.iii Olin It, Mu} li- 

I.. Mr, t itnd, vr. (ii'tm- 

k-ni, dnltii July Z\ l!B!h., . 3H Ifi22 

!>-!*.- Ll'lUt Frmn Olin If. itvyie 
in Itm. C'liiiinlhtra, ditwl 

.Uii. li, i!33 ..—„.,.„_ ana idoi 



|l' ML- I, Ml I IT fruin film J!, llnjll' 
U' M r. t "on 1'i-lir, dn1eil XVnl_ 

A.M. - ">'V 

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nf . : ■ — E lis- COW id" Liiilj;; 1 '. 1 "- '■■'■''■' 

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ii»!ik- vtwt "I" Hws.inme Kit 

|l-l!i. — IC3i^'i-tn|H L rHiiiijfciii.i-- Ihrri- 
|h'iil!i"1 Iwiftel* Jin. I Can 

prmU'.l |i:inn.|il'-i>, .ill riiil 
l.i pJdivj.*iT AiiniiiH'v 
Cluri-iiiT Sei.H, l)|.| 'Imv.ii. 

.UltUll- .' !jS 

IM4,— Charter uf I he IVnleli 
Tnkvvr lUlile & Trtei No. 
eiily, Jilr_ a ]'i.|ij|>jLv^nijL 
I'l.i-jmfatiiHi ... 411 

11.13.— Charter of fin' Waldi 
T.,wvr Uildi* & Tmrl Ho- 

ru-ty. In:., n Nine Vurk 
t"iiri"ir«tiiin 4!* 

ll-l Ci ■ t'H- Mi -Hi _ --t'i.|i; |i|*eij;nni) 
nf hrUrr 1n 1 1. EI, lloyle 

li'ririiiiul >ic:!i"i -!- f- 
lfnt|i.'>r«ni|. -Uliil A|iril 
3.V llffll 4i:t 

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II. .>■ lc, ifal.il tfarrt fl, 19+0 «7 

JMS.— Unite* «W*wl efl fHin H. 
T |..yle, ilnled Mareli'ii, 

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Vh\'X—\x\\vf rr'iii *H«i It- Miijk 
|i r C 1 . IF. Kllisi.n, dated 
Man-li 22, 11H0 I *iu 1!M3 

11-20.— l.i-itiT f"-iii (Jiju It. Movie 
to Mr. & Mm. ered Aeldy, 
dated Dec. Ifll, 1W3 'JOT* 1£M8 

DIM. I i ti mi iiiiifii tiii-n in The 
V, u [i'l 1 1 ;i m it inn. pnii n L h , 
JjinnrvTj- 1, 1<U0 _- SOS 1940 

D-22.— L*H« from 11/ t iln. 
Aehly to Oliji it iljjylt, 
dated .Inn. 24, IWO 500 HSU 

IV23,,— .Derliiratinn appearing on 
IHUDF 319 of tlie Watrfi 
Tourer niiiEHHinr uf Oct. 1J, 
l&IH 5W 1953 

D-2* fnr lilrnl.-- Irftltr From L. li. 
.liLi-Li.i-n: In .1. P. Hulher* 
fonl, dated Sept. 12, 1LI30..„ 5,18 li*i1 

T>2"r.— !',i.i4i> UP7 oF the. Wau-I, 
IWr-r mnKa'ine entitled 
"In Harmony *-ilh Action 
Tiikfii" , M2 IK* 

D-2&— U'lh-r fruui OLiil II. iinyl * 

l>> V, .1- Kn-LliulT, ilulwl 

S-]i(. '>, lu'l!) —-. SB- 7 ! 1957 

11.27.— Ij'Uit fro:n Olin R, Mtylt 

1fi J, (1. Miller, lUtnl Au^. 

I Ft, IliM ,..„_ „-. 65S 11*0 

I),2K fni- I.ll-IH.— Cnjiy r.f MliT 

fi film II. Mi'jk ti' II. 

L. rurkhumi, Jnt^H Dvc 1, 

1939 . GTB IMS 



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-I in I ri-Jful-niteil i of Italllfl 

Hmiiic „ KM 1%2 

]1-m1Il— -J ':v | H,-r iMjiitiLLnin^ rL L jfulit- 
liun sipiiiil T. J. iSsilliiun, 
11. II. KicilKT, I i mill 

Wuiii-r .^ li:!7 v.x:.t 

D-ai far Iilrnt.'lirllcr ftflrt OLiri 
H. Hoyl* to QaytoB J, 

liViHHiwortii noo my 

D-ta for IdjcuL— U>Wa fn>m CT»}'- 

tr,n J, M'noilii-orlli m OJin 
If. Movie, iLnli,il Anfi. l.V. 
HHHi „_, Hill I9CM 

D-^Ct. — A it nil' fimmrriLnj: Jclm- 
viilTa Witiiu.-ni 1 ^ a] ijH-jirmj', 
in lhv i'tr.l Dijif.-r. of June-, 
i:a'l , , 1407 1D7G 

n-:.n r,n jiiriii,— letter ihnii n". 

H, Kuort tn diiiv It. Umii-, 
ilntcil - l v-;>t. 2i. I!j::lj, iuu'i 
lellcr fnun 'llio B. Mujli; 
!-n N. II. Kmsrr. .Iji(i-.1 Sr|i;, 
22, liiai MHu^U j;i75 

P-37i fur lik-nt — Applinil iofi lor 

I'mnifr hrm™ nimic liy 

llr. ilrua.1 I-USS 19JJS 

D-Si, — >l in li I L-* nf Juint UwU*k 

fiJ" hiiir.Fji ot Llirift<ir< uf 
lit Walfli Tiin-iij- \hltic & 
Trnrt Siwiely n[ rtivnsyl- 

fniiia ftri.F tin 1 Wjldrh To»xr 

Hi III i' i Trmrt Hitf-ietY, Iiw-. 

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J)-37 fur liliBl.— Minutai of Jlwl- 
inK d( ItimriL oF Direct ora 
of April l*\ 1!C3_._ 

fl.M fnr |4mt— Minute* fiF Mn-t- 
inj; nl" ItflnTil of DiTTtdirK 

of iJubc II. 1330 



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TiJft ffii- Titc-rst. — l^clJvr fnim J. F. 

Rutlutrffinl lo JmfjiIi Wl* 
l-sm, dJilnl Aue. C, 10«, 
■■villi L-liCL-'t attache*) 1557 

15 40 f«r l(h-nt. — Lftler frutn 

.I.im|iI. Wli.Ll^? t'» Mont 

th'Wirail P r ii r * i • J. 

Ji]ii'H iiluh, dntfiJ .T»ly T, 

isau i.'iSt 



WiWlj /"rHjifiwri—^Vi/ IttfU.— Virtcl 

iitaoUfit, N. V^ -May Ifl, 11M3, 
9:30 s. m. 

l|r- Cuvitigiiiii: Willi* Frnatpm, 

WJL1JS KKXXlilFA, Vwi AtkiBwM, Wi»- 
cenuia, I'nili.F ax a. KitJicaii in kwlmlf uf tin- '.k>- 
fiHidiiziLii, bvi*g L'i rut duly M'ttlL trutifitil «a fo]- 

IHrccI fjnmi"ut\oH by Ht. Codington: 

y. liVhat in your occu])a1i!nit A. Ordained. 
bjioii^r. 

fj. And in connctiion wilri wlaal ornu-iiaKinn 
t]o jiiu fuBelinn ai- an ordained pniftia-t.-rf A. 
An uni' (if JelMJVairi \^'ilnfi-»C"! i« *l5filiTlnpB 
villi 1he Wati-I. Toner liih| £ & TWt Mucielyt 

Q, ilnw li.'iiu' Iwivt yon "rrefil in Hint capac- 
ilyl A. Ah n full-tinic nrdoinfd. luiniuLM niiua 
V.fXS. 

(J. And ulirvt mmpimy ft'rf* vols HiHWiflllHl 
■uiili iFufinp I he vf4ir IDS! It A. I Vim ti-voti- 
ntnl ilurin^: (he ymr 1H-W pafUliuie wilFi I ho 
WuLiriun v'mnpany »ml fur a tim* witli Iln i'n- 
liiiiihti^ rompuny, 

ij. A nil \[x&t> mniruinir* nnr in uhnt »(jitrT 
A. W Ucmniin. 

Q. Did you tin™ I «c.j r a na.1 ! j-Ln-ni, ItnuH-t 
A. Tri. 

(J. tt'lml (-unnfftion. \l any, did llsey Jhiit 
with rilhw nf th,i»L' fnjii[nnicnT A. t)\m- ni-nr 
Hie iirmi Uijir wpre liel|.iiik; llii>ni nuL f«"nnin.iHp 
tt> ifl'HinH kniiwlnlffl' «r the FlihFp. Tliey vcrf 
pimwrv at Hint lime anil tlivy vrtT? earrjinp 



Tf itJus Fenjufind— For ftrfli.—Itirtct 

liil ^ludiini fur Die Jiurpu?* «' Vitl|Mng un fiet an 
uii'lir^tnniLini; of Uic Svfiiiture^ 

tj. In Au^tl^l, JSIOSp, were tlit-y in CuIlHiiWa 
i>r Karat tillier i.lnci in ^Vi^foniinT A, Thtj' 
• til- n-nirkin^ in that 1c rrilirry . 

•Hi, And tlmt wih lnchnkd wilhia— A. Wan 
in iln'if Ifrrtl'irj" ('oluinlm* nnd Wntpiin. 

Q. Wrrc liwrL- Hcveral other town^ in tliat Ipt- 
rilorjl A. Yen- Tlity worked eurious comstic* 

t;. ]ln ynii rernll durinj; All^Uif, 133!^, "I" Ki-p- 
Seiidp^r, rather, IDS:), Hecinj; a cnjiy uf a Ititer 
dalctl July 21, 1DSD, ftJJrtMeil lo J. P. Iliilhcr- 
ffn'il? A Yes, I did, 

Q. Ami aipiiMi by 0. B. Muylel A. Yea. 

Q. Finn wliDiii ilid yoll rwe»rva ur not jiifh 

II enjiyl A- H was iwnl to ||..- 1'nlu.niuii* *i'iSil- 

ynn v, fent hy I^n-Kti aru| I^Lnnd Roupe 1n ilm 
ColmirHiH r.inipniiy. 

Q. And wlien wnj tlintt ,\- That wa h in Hw 
first jiurl r.f Sc 1 1( [•liiher. IfJSfl. 

Q, ffju (hp leiifi - read tr. (lie. eniiipniivl A- 
Vets, it wib?. J I fc'ft.i rend hy m to the runipnn y. 

(J. And after Hie letter vau- read, wns Inn 
■nailer (UncOMed T.y liie ermirciriT find sidimit- 
l,..i to the enmpnayt A. It van. d i*f unfurl very 
mui"li hy the eompnny, 

Q. 1 uliow you DeiendjinSi;' Fml.ilsit N* ami aht 
ynii if thai ii Hie l^tt^r thai yon reeeiv«t From 
Ijiurn nnd Leli'iud Ruiih* (liandins lo n'itaesH). 
A. Vr'. 1lin( i* 1hr letter. 

q. And * llnr1ipd to thai vau the letlrr dot 

v. .ii referred to dnied Jolr 21.H. addfenHnl to 
-Tiidue Tintlierfordl A. Thai in riplil, 

Q. Wlm! frffett, if anv, did the rearlinc nf tlie 
letter of July 21*1 have upon Ibe Colambna com- 



(Mi 



1,1 



Lll 



Wiltia ftwwma—Fer Us fit,— Direct 

[.anyT A. ]l ri»U*Cil q. Mr* fin;at dinlu rhnnct; 
iiiiiihja^xt (Lit- tuifi[ijinh-- 

l£. ]Ji<] you My ll[K>n tin llnuse*' iiLU'jj'rilj- in 
ri-iL'Li'jnf; mid reading the leUer— 

Mr, JlrufhlirniMnn l I ohjetl to lite form 
of tlw l|UCntion. 

The Court; Otijcefion ituntuinMl. 

Q. You nay Hint tl.-o HtntHCii hail lu-n-n iimtru- 

nirnliil in liL-lfi inft IlL&llU bt til* bndhri-n in tllfl 
riiliLjainy, |l L]l:l1 n^tiLf A. Tl'ilt IK rifilit, find 
u'C ri'lieil up™ them vfry nil>rL 

Q_ I)lil I he rend i PC naf 1h? 1^1 Iff anil tin 1 dirir 
fLlMisn.ll of it ny tlie COinpnny rnnsr *. liivipism in 
1lw' ('nlumhiis comrwinyl A. V**, yW, it 4M. 

Q. To wlinl exle nil A. There i* »np family 
in juLrtirnl-Li llmE li'it on tl.mt vary nernunt, ami 
lint Fntiii I >" «"n* my hhHhtr-irt-ln«f, 

Q. Vi'rifi! you prenont in Hip Wiuipun Liiiii|iSLny 
n'lu'n lliis nsiri<' li'Mfif wa* Ttiirl kef^rf I hat mm* 
puny n hlL hLjm'ilj'pi^II A. Ye-A. T Ktlfi. 

Q, Wlwt eilVrt. if any, dill llie rendine; vt (lint 
loiter have upon (lie Wnnp.nn eompiinyf A, ll 
hud a creat pJTr-ct npnn tltcm U r+ally rauwd. 
n disturbance then at™. 

Q. "What altitude did the Wnopim nnd C«5» 
unihn* company have towurds the fiimrly prior 
1n Ihr linifr tllllt tl.is 1*1 ier irafl rfcftttl A, Tin? 
were TrrV SlS-ong in favor nf the Koeinty, 

Q. Aivl iva* llmt tfu» *ith r*sp«t to mrli 
m«nh*r of III* **mrnnsyf A. Vh. 

Q_. And after tin* le"*r wa* r+*n, *■** thrrs* 
any rlouht concerning: rSip Svn-irty P'ilh any nf 
th* mum!*™ of the eompnnyl A- T** t (here 
inn, in tin- Co]umbus company. 



Willi* F cfw—For Vtfti,— Direct 

fj, Ilnw Juli[f l I L 1 1 llul dibfUI8<i'>fl« inlltiiiue in 

[In? company with referente to 'iw charjti-H iuu<k 
in the loiter of 0- it. MuyLel A, I (wlhln't nay 
exactly, liut i I hink it untuned: tar ji lur)j[ pe- 
riinl *f tun*. 

<J, \VeFf ynn |>rri"rnt wliNI Mr. Itowl^lt (laili 
ik vinit lo Wnuimn iinil ("HilijinbTiri c#M|MUtfe« in 
tlip imtnlli of K*ptniitj«r, lyjUT A. 1 was. 

{J. IHJ yiin. hi'jr ilr, IlLiu-lelt rrjut an urtiele 
itihiln] "lnfi»rkiu(iu«'*l A. I 'lid. 

Q. J>iiJ Iilh viHit and talV to I he company 
Inlih' jiny H'fifWt »ym ^trcnVi1hfFiiT 1 Fill ,r Itrttlinen 
in ruinnn-iii[_7 ihc diMCUUHi and strife in the wm- 
(Kin* I A. Yin, it ilid, very muirli no. 

(J. Wiifit van lin< nalure nf Un «dn5re».«, H-liiil 
h'u? the niil)jr.|! iif litH talk! A. Sfi* hrnujthl nul 
Iuih* tint unity ims nne <•( Ui* sn^st ini|xirtant 
lliinijK tljtri' niiK a* fur hh tlte (.or^iV orenni^r- 
liOH wiui i-niH'i'iiLr'l, nml i hat fuel? one thould 
tttfft tn do v,li2i[ ww i-i^lit mid to he in unity 
ijim' villi nnnlhrr. 

Q. Wlini AAtiia.nit'a \ht- ir. altflhlWHs nl the 
iiU'CSiiif; nd<)r^H"i| 1j> Mr. Ifnwh'K, if Tog Icmm-I 
A. The [leaver J)mii <7"ni[«iny nnd Hie Husville 
pompBiiy, Cnhunlnia roninaiy, tlie Wnnjsun corn- 
]juny F and; 1 I hink the n;vu iImi ronpajiy. 

Q. AfK-r Mr. Mou'lelt'i viiil, did lite Willi pun 
and ( h ol uiLihui eomipnnipji path l. jeHolutinn in 
favnj" of th< Sefkty ami aj;DJnftt t':? potion 
talitii liy Mr. Mf.ylet A. Tile Wnupun tornpauy 
did. hut net llif t'ol'jnihun «inipany. 

<i- Wiui the Ltmttfr ever hrnueht. hcfor» tlm 
Coluinnu* tornT.ariyl A. Yea, it wmm. 

Q. Wjl* it taljkd or Jii'-t what knpprnhl in 
thnl Mjfpi/dl A. You. mean the reaolulinnt 



Wilhi ftitoenia — Per Dtflt. — LUrcd 

V- Yea. A. It vtu-a imit i" O^e iiorjtlj'. 

tj. Tlie L'oliuiibiEa evAi|MM)^' unj iIiq W^upuo 
eatapany, did Inlfa of Unno st'-ui rcKvluliona to 
tin- SncLihtj t A. No f j.ij»C. Ihc Wnupnn touipniiy. 

Q. I>id the (.:uJ tLi i ltus tuiiipjoy ever rum* a 
r?x>MiiiTi jit Alt in the Juatterl A, No. 

Q. WJuil cotinjecliaB did you have is ith the Co- 
tunihus atsit\a.nyi A. I win llie IVnlieli Towtr 
utud>' conductor. 

Cj. WImb w*ro Hh? Watch Tonxr itndy meet- 
inj;n conducted t A. The Watidh TonfeT study 
i ii'.-ttinfiii w*Te finJwIed, if I re™ll wrnwtly, 
on n Knmlny evening, 

Q. W'luit titnncel iun J Id you Imve wirli ths 
Wiupun cJ-.iiijMiny ot that tiiitel A. I nted lo y.o 
to tlie Wnu[iun eojiipmny'* mreiw mctlinp; hc- 
fduu for one lliing— 

Tine Court: ^oL because. 

A. (C«ntinfl«J) 1 v.H'n' ihuni for tlis- urvicc 
UMTlinfF nml hank htudy bIjio, 

(J. Whs may relnlivo of your* w>nn=cc((4 with 
1lie Wsupun c'HiL|uinyT A. Yet, uiy folk*, 

Q. i)i-,3 the IIoilpoi uubinit any evuitncc of the 
riiiirgeti ninde in cjif Iftter of 0. It. iloyle out- 
side of IJiu letter Atv.ir A. Ns, none vhntwt- 
cver. 

y. When Mr. Hou'letl amt and read tlie arii- 
tIc entiLled " In Foniia I in-n, " that was iifrncd by 
nine aeuiien at lie Ltoard nf Directars, waji it 
ni>tf A. That in riglri. 

(j. And Mr. Howlett advised — 

iff. flruclLhau*L'n: 1 ohject. 
Tha Court; Ye*. iat dun tutify. 



SIS 

WiSUf J"«tMiita— Fat Defti.—Dirttt 

Q, What did Mr. Hewlett .-iilvise in ttlVrcnM 
so the Irm-' aindilioiii; It ISi'itietf A, Itc rulvUed 
gi liijit tin.- edndilkHis u-f.n L eauplctely 0]i|X)KitB 
W Hi*- wny iluyle jik<I [ml in tlifc tLttsr. 

liy tJio Court: 

Q, J)id 'lie iiwK ;gu any evidence or J") i» 
just tetl you! A, II* Udd an. 

By Mr. Cevin^tiir. : 

Q. And ilnl In- i-vtiihi: tl.i' ^rlifle tnlitle^l "Jn- 
f^L'iuLitJini" !,iwii'l hy rjut nini' LnCiutKrn of tlH» 
lioiinl of DirL-ttiirnf A, V« h J-c ilid. 

(J, After lu'iifiii^* M^r. tLjwLett'i 1n!k nn<t jtjliU 
mti tHt Itlti-r nf U- H- Mn.yle, what ciinduiion 
did j-tu rcntli in i-tftfi-Licit lo ilr. i[<iyle r « 
tliarjjus roni-erninjf llwr Stocwljft A. We readied 
the cituclubion — 

Thu CoujL: " Vou p*rsonnlSy " 1 
Mr. L'uvinj;mnj "' Von perjionnlly," 

A. 1 jvik'Ik'lL i f i* 1 fcnfii'litoiniiit * I iC"M I hot I ho 

tiinr^i-K u - H-n' l;. i .■ 1 1 1 1 ^ L l- L « - 1 V fiiUi 1 . 

y. U'lu. Lkut Llit' ri|iiiil<,n I'lpreKhi'il liy Ilia t-n- 
tiru ciliili | i;b ihy. tin: WiiLipLii! cuuij'iinyl A. The 
enlirL? \VnB|Mln r^uiiuiny, yr^. 

(J. Aiid MinM fc pjv^-iLC nt 111* 1 nin L tin^, wllk 

I hen; <li-i|L"-Ln!L of Hid LhllLUM' hl'lT Jlr. H»W|C| I 

■djihtiiiL-il tin' mec-lingi' A. Vvs, there wai quilo 
H, liitli." Ltivrlla^iiKl i.'n it- 

Q. ;)ni M-.i' lin-llircn nj>[iriviiik- Liu' r.c*d 0( 
Mr. Ifowlett'i vihilT 

Mr. Ii.rih'JihD.iiM'11. 1 object tb tlie frtcTti 
of ills : ,i !'.■■[ i ::ri. 

The C'oqrl; CJl^jr-ttj'm KUKbiknrtl, 



Si'.-.'. 

WiUw Feincma — For VtfU, — t?n?si 

Q. Wo* tSierc tiny ntwi for Mr, llnu-lrtt pny- 
infl a vn,ji to tlie Waapiin and Colunibim mm- 
psmwiT 

Mr. Uruchlisusen; I objufl to ihe form 

nf tlie (giiestioB. 

Tlie Cuiirt: Otij^^t^nn Kusiumc-d- 

Mr. Covineton; W'b evotj-pt, Tii»t i* 

all. 

Cros.'-rww.ir'titioa iiy i!f. iJrwrii ha aar n : 

Q. Iliiw cid art yo-ul A. Tliir1y-nn«. 

IJ. And ma litvi! Ih'cn a ininipttT Im* longT 
A, Silu4 iLiJK, Xovtiuoer. Timt is wkra I "a* 
d. full-iiiuc. 

Q. Hun' lonv; did it take you to becoLiit a fnll- 
tinLe iLnniiil^rl A. 1 iini'« Wu in the Truth 
i-u'er bince 11U3, nnJ I \iv-r* Ktcidied t-ine* tknt 
liant, 

i.'i Studied wiiprel A. I liave ntiulieil at Imme, 

tj. ftnl ■, mu nUtiiiil »r.y H.-hunl — A. I allemlod 
Itilde p-tJi.lH.'H, 

(J, Itf tlir Wtfrh TnV,-rfT A. Of tlie jjiffrrr-nt 
lili-rjl nr<] iiljliiiiicil frOH the Wfttt'h ToWtT, llmt 
i* ri^lit. 

Q. Kn ntluT OUlflide Jieriooll A, KlI, 

t}, VTIirn ilu] yau refoive nsiy nnlii-c llml ynii 
were n mink^tfrl A. XVhm I made — I (liinlc 
Hint it |icrsoaal — 

T!.- C<:"rt; ^Tlirnf 

Tlie WjInewT In 195=. 

Q, WluiS -!'-ip. dn'i you Itcf nriie j> mini'tell A- 
A ful!-ib.!^'d mim^lff. in Noremlier. 
Q Anj i^rtknur diUt A, 1 itnn*t ju«t t wall 

tlie tzitil '.la!*. 



,;n 
Willi* Fatntmt— Far r>tfit.—Cr 9 fi 

lij tJir Court: 

(J. Hciiik tiuie in XovonLk-r, il33Sf A, That 
i-H J-ipht, 

Ity Mr. ItrL.eh hauKcn : 

<J, | So j-oh £,,■( \\ ipliry I A. JsiS. 

fj, l*n JKHl ik-livi-r ijtrffks! A. 1 IttlllK l"S>" 
Mi^ei iJL'rtnininL; 1n die iSihle tc tin- [H4|ilo in 
tlH! fuj'tn nf literature, lmn>ki. 

if. Do you tj. :. u i,.i.in.ii--ii!:; on itl A, On 
■umu '.f Ihetn, ynii mi^lit nay we -vrouhl, nmS on 
mhu; <>i t hi- 1 ii. «f iLod'L Wv give ijuilc n num- 
ii. i of tin., free. 

fj. Pint ydu d-ll Hie p«i|ik> Ikon' much poniri- 
ln.tinn you want an tlie books, don't yon I A, 
V':s mil the I .-.-.. 

ii. Vjiu li\ \\w price of tlu-iiiT A. 1 1 in really 
tiIulI i| i';n,:i, In hrinjr Hie iiiimJui to LI.i'iil. 

Mr. llrueliliaujicn: I move lo Mtrikc 
tluLl out, 

Thi* t'nurt: Klrike it out. Itc wnnlji 
tn tiiuv whrllirr you fix tli* price m tLiu 
Imact, 

Thp Witni'i*.: It No. 

TJ* Coufl : U th* rn-k* pjis) in Brnolt- 
Ijfh nt nni- p|att *!l*T 

Tlie WHrMM! Y«h 

if. Piil ynhi at tlinne time? in IHilH anil prior 
Ihcivto iti-liver .fdpiea of Ihe "WiLlfii TWrr" 
In IliPur t«en]ile ?iiat jnK viriiedt A, No, not nt 
Hint tjini- 

Q, Hid yon jiv^r deliver (opir* of tlie "Wnlch 
Torei"" lu anybciyl A. Yc% I }iave. in 1340. 



f,v: 



i:iv 



Wiiiis Ftimcmu — Far DelU-*~ J C'fittf 

i^. ItiiJ jou i-vkt deliver tbeai prior to lEUOf 
A. 1 cannot nay that 1 really hare. 

(j. Jiu-ii: you gets otJ.t'M attached Id tlio 
Wuli'li Tower dvlivfcr LlieniT A. Yen, 1 think 1 
luivc. 

tj. Lm 1H3:J and ijrior to ia3al A. Ye*, J think 
L ImYi!. 

i}. Tliry went uut un-.l delivered tht-in t« inr- 
nu l.iLJllt ; La n tutinJK'j-u of Jehovah's Wit- 
rNs(»I A. TJiut 1 would have to iay no la W- 
t'JUliie [ do not knuW. 

1.1, Vnu ilu nut kjtaw whether thai is *mT A. 
The only Lincii I liave ever been tlutni delivered 
In si'prv Mil- ultpK of ffoffli will W Un o°e« tluit 
i*t'ff jL^LnrLatfii wilh thein. 

(J 1 , Ar* thnne of girix\ will mctiilii-r* oF Jflio- 
\ ai i "n. tVijnc.Hip.il A. Tliey arc not t'ull hh'ih- 
Jujris IhiI: llipy are upcoming interested, 

tj, Just at what jinim iloea a ppmon pradualc 
I/, ii cr.iiil will to Jehovah'* WilllOHit A, I 
don't knuw Ikiw to U(W*r Unit because it rt- 
i|iirtn i!X[)ljinatinn. 

Q. Ih there- any particular rule that deter. 
mines flu- ■ I iffMTneo between one iff j&irnl will 
jin.t n JcIjivjIiV Viitnusal A. Tint i* im Livid. 
uu.ll;. Jvirli mm muM lake Hint up for aiiiwelf. 

Q, So y»u HK6HI1 that the pcrmm you taJk ta 
d«L4rnu*tf whether he ii s fafmon of good will 
or a Jehovah 'a WilnrmT A- When he doe» the 



rfitilj F £H1Ciii3 — /"or XJf/l'j.^Crfijrj 

Q. In vrdnt wayT A. Out tiling i* walcr, Iwjt- 
li^in nr iuncwrvkfih From Ihsil tune on, he ftS- 
[irL-si-l-M Jli* purrKHK to tlml HnJ prcuchc* tln> 

^JriHEHll. 

Jly the Court, 

CI. lift ^I'fljLfcw (ft l.ntiw dopn In; bppnine a mpm- 
linr of Jrlundi'ii WJipcESCS w|)en he in bnptkitJ. 
A. Yes. 

(J. ISrfnn? 1lml, Vie if u pernon of /inni Willi 
A- N«. *ikiiic uf tiiiin arf alMt. ii^fore tliat. 

fj. In !lif tune you hremitK Jt liwrnbor uf Jflio- 
\nli'ji Vi'itDPKKM aiiej you are Imritiiwl t A, 
'I'litH if up to eadi iDtlivid.ua]. 

By Mr. QritclilmuaMi: 

Q. fin yon Tuny lie ■ Jflinvali'ji Wititnim villi- 
nn| Kiqnjf Mjmujril tin* lnuplinliil A. WIiimi y«< 
nri- bap( rapJ^ 

Bj 1 l he Court: 

Q. Uay vdu hp Ti-livn you are l«i|tti*ftl! A- 
TkiL :'. - '|L.r' ■; .-x I'iri.i! i: : - i 
if. You rnnnnl jnKwfr il in that f«rmt A. Xn. 

]5.v Mr- B rurhi iDUfien : 

Q. Willu.i.il nn i-xiilniHilion., it tl pi is.-iilhli' Lo 
hwiini* h. Jrlinvnli V ^^ilrfiB «,'Jt]H)iLt Ih'ihit Imp- 

Uuur 



WiSiii Ftnttcma— Far Dtfi(.-Crou 

Q, Wlial in iliatl A- H rwjuiKu eitriliiiiilioii. 

[j. Ho you ciiimt't answer it yei or r.<< wilJiuut 
nil vxiMiLtuition' A. Tliat ii rigbL 

(J. l[i>w Jiiiiny MeiuUtni war* tliere id tbi< 
1Vi.u(,uii Eflinpmay? A, I would any twelve. 

Tliu (iourl: We ore tatting in iS'Fi- 

TShs IVilottu: Tupelvt 

Q. You wen." the Wild uf the claaa there, vera 

yont A. No. 

Q. Tin: ItouacB u'ere' A. KVh. 

■Q. VVJiu *aa the t)sih HiTvanl therel A. 1 
Ihliik it wnu oilltT limy J*"l <ir »»y urolSi*r. 

A. The)' *'*rc Iwfor*. 
Uy the Court; 

(J. In Auj;u«t onS iw]il™il»r r 1D31I, nil" u-a« 
roin]nijiy wivBittT A, I aljJuL uiymollier ^aa — 
nut rniii|iany HfrvinU liut ^lie mi ai-tinjf mi n*- 
ninlnnt coinjiuny servnntr TI*J* wa« no emurnny 
K^rvunL 

Q. IiVi-pl tlte RuHiirii in tlml nnnriuJiy nl llmt 
(imp. Aujfuirt and Soptrrnori", 1933 r A. No, ncit 
At lli.ir tune. 

By ifr. Brwhliauiten: 

Q. Did the liou«ea visit lliat eompuiyl A. 
Yet. 



^■|h..|j;."i-i.V" ■=.-.>!! |». . 

:li^t^oj»[*^J'- Jtjulit 

: ' I 

in '.'iJiot: en^i|i*ay_i. 

■ : ofj;f rit'n.'l"': in.it I ' : 



' will ■of-.^eTmy'iny:yiri l viJfiat'.-iifiTPi'h*n ■]ii betoniti 
Dne"ot;"JiJtoi*h'i "WiLne'iifleiC ' .. . ' .. 
=-!^ Anjl \ir .determine^ Il«"t1 .ArTralfSrJWtrt;,: 

y.'Do*> p.*:."iftiiiiuiinsfilf it 'to •nyrtoiffr &J (o 
- ju; t .|wlmr | [iQ transition- eomfivf,-- A' r H* "nalui 
■^iiT^ii^frral wb ->'i tii :LK«" Lorjat''. _^ ! 



Mf v Cnvinrjlijh:^ Your- liniipr,. 1 Jlr '(pis-'" 
_-■' "' l*ii) J|irirlii*_TniiM'-"n^[-"hD3tWrt: rliijt. - 
..;' - TlieConrJ"; "I 'will ^Stniiit. Jiitrj. to nTniufcr- 

"it oaw more, ■ v ... .,',.',. 

A. I think T would liav* \n "i4y;jh* ; i-iric AnV 
lliat as I c|id! on the other on* !:,'. , , ■ — 



" ; .! " A - ' kf* i «wi/T,itv;"- ViJJftWi .:fflHvr t,. 

"•"'v^Feii'jif ■■ A T"!i*v viilti .1 

. -qficit - ,.' r "" -_■'.- ■ '■ 

'"'" q,:.T/hoy .'wen>i^|i kBowa". 

. l~ A-. : ThatT-^lti ; -'" ""..". -' 

-V._" ■ v Q." Anrr ll%- iiail-- j ' iiiirhtf i 

z^AJ r :Tpiat--i» fjeTj'L'" ,-' i " " 



^i^^ll. 



, (i i= ^CVofi : "— 



_■ JVilt L j'ilrM'Tto^t'ur'l&ftl S=*J*fi*l:^ 



"pVllfii ^W'liijiiiu — I'Qj-'-DtftM.-^tSiSl^. 



JC&VJfii 'FevT&u.*s = rJoj ^j 



(iislrjs . rijjIiL, — —- 
[lc n^-jnur JwilK; 



■V BtO-0*»"r?fft* 

iTrl'CitVisitlMii.'jil 
uiIk "I ..tin- le'.li- . 
AL-.W'Im'ji ]"l:nr' 



" Stop l|Ullili|nip. 

tv'lu.kiniw'.iii'tlis - 

%\t.. ViwihKlmt 

\k onmink-miip: tliC— 
r_ .ti"n1 iiLion_v liifit- 



ut yi nL « Pn i!"ll>H - 
iliiim all ] kni'W 

t li'Mpf or- Mr.- 
'', . 1 1 1 1 run ' piijii ; . i r j 
I iio( yrm) il, 
IT A.' I prirc it 

urn' tlir ltllrf nf 
A. I dnn't tliinlt 

puiitieitioB, dii! 

y Wjiieh Toitftr 

deit rtnA Hi A, 



^^y. WtlfTfiiUhii leUrrJ_ot. Mr, ihyle' be'qrv- 
"- Llii.it- t'^iF|w n J7 ilitT j'tiii Jnvl V_l A*. .Tjral itr dj;l|l, 
, iji-i-Tiid- ujiyJjSdy Ti^jUv'sl^;- ju to-iSud ■ it 1" . A, 

'■}■' :y£ho""rft|Ueb.U'd .y'rju.'l 1 1 ' jriid "Moyle V letter t 
..\ . . ! . i ' . : ;l .i r ill ' I ,\ i; '• 1 1 h! ■ i: : %i ■ 
■ (^T\Vlii!nT A la tlie letter 'llii'V "*eht wi«.li : " 
(^■flfcy a?n.l it.tb. y.ou(...'.d\. Jliey'ien't it' la. 
itbf'jftiiiiimjiy. . ■■. i _ — ^r — 7— 

,"_y:Vrin!j' iliil n0.t-.Bihlreii*.jt tri you, itidiheyT 

-A. Si\, il a : ii* wnl ttMlir vuiiijuray, 

t). Anil .you -were imf '1ho iieud. flf the. claim". 
^wVrr' you r ..\'. K o.' ~I ~. 

— IJ.- Jhil y"u liiok- it upon .ynurwlf lo TPad.|jT 
■A. It_ar4ii upjtointwi' t4h i up .!o rcjir] il, Tlicy.np-^ 
^|i«iiiili^line',J 

i}. \Vlin _ aji jjoinlcil ^j'jiul A, ' Tlie «»*islBnt . 
' rBhijMiYiy _wry anl ■ 

|ly til? Cn«rt; _ 

y. Yi-ti^.jiinjLlicrl A.^Tl'il "■■ fifiiit- 

!ty M r. ■ "Ifrntliliaujcn :" 

(J. sin- ii^Liil y<io to ri'ml il I ' _ Air Tlin't in rn^lil. 
. (J. i>i> 1 1 ni^pfuU' Ibr^Brlicfff ^("Ki'iif^iBlH-r 1, 

' 1 1 1. 1! i,-' iJiprpim in "incnEi'^BHl Ibat >lr< S!«yle is 
itii-iniKMHi liMiirii^"i.if. ujifaillirLiliiP^H T ATI do, 

• Q„ Didy.iiu read tliaf ft tlip.TIniitsinyr. A, I 
ih i ii r t nH-ii!l flletlirr' w« did. or not." 
: y. Tlh-y- read il llieir^Jvcr,; <l \A a H tlityj A, 
Tlmt iii riplit'. 

Q. What fJTect did tliut luivo on the wninnryf 
A. I ilon'tkaaw if it bad ?□ much effi^t on the' 
company. 

Ilia Court: He anted you wltut effect. 
did, that have aa.tbjt company., 



i-'flu .Wit nisi; It bad' EOnnr- eff«l-"o"n 

■ I ht y>«iipaiiy. J 

f wbut L'lTcttr ' ^. .,i.tji*irisr« piT^Tij4irtbpyr- 

-^CotiUjn 1 .. lifju f p "Iwli}"- Jtlo }'l* bad irfl tw pjMiuon- 
id c1h> i>rpaiiizjlLiuiL::^" 

Q. Ijut jliuy veni _not .iBvoring lJojli?,- , weri : * 
il..;, r " A. TV-y wi'rp'ntit- t'aviinnj;' aiiylhinp .it 
IJuit .tinip. -J ■-_-_■ _"^.r ^- ". . ' 
("j." Tij-li il'VjuiJse JiiiKtl bioil f A. No, 
(J. ->ii»' yiin.'want lo. Irll. tlii* fuurt'aml jury -" 
tlmt tlhiif iLi'tin'h-'iIi.^riiini.mf Moyle for un foilli'uj^- 
. jiL-Kfl." did |hut cause diis'rnfion- bat . I bat Mr. 

iloyle's Jester which, mm It" jiia rRP*" 7 ojtainut I be ' _ 
.organisation did pjiusp diucntionl 

=J[f. C^vinKloH ; liilijircl to that oh ar-" 

£ume nta ti vt. 

The Court:'- Su*lained. _ 

Q. AVIuiiii. did' Vein you hpHik lo hofore ynu ■ 

runic ln-piSTrl 1mliv iihoLIt 1 hin (-J1HI' f 'A. TtKlay," - 

Q.'-Any time, A. The only one j can recall i * . 

( '^i rial k1 i in. _ . r - , ^ — - 

(J. VVliiTp db] you talk tn .him I _A. In 34 it- - 
mfaiikre nt one thlli?. 

Pfy "tin- "Cuiil-L ; 

Q ■ IVIic^ di<i I'c.u jji't lii'rct A, 'IjpL woek 
Slllldar.'a -wprk Jilfo Sundny. 

Q.- AlJil roil linvp nn1 lulLivl 1n unv'lkwly pinec 
ynu b'nvp l*cn Inti-T A, ,Timt tci II r.C'ovinBton.' 

(J. tlare yeni Ijdkni to him her*!. A. .Yml 

rty Mr. (Irurhhauiien : 

Q. Wlwre did you talk la Mr. ("ovinirtan in . 

lirookLynt A. At Columbia HfiKbtn. 



IJ.'Tlial' ~i*~i b "Jti-lJ lei Tt^Y, _T 

. (j7J'jj"T- .(i j"if jfV oy tr ■ tijJEFddiiti 
■luijjiy li-lEtl 1 ^^ 

"iMr." CoifinJ(iuii"V^^y liftui 
■ riii^' lnf . 

_£).- VVJifir-joi'i'lBfil 'Inlki^l IT. '2 

Iti'llli'l ItLLhI . v'niL po" iiVHT.llip. .nlvt 
luiuiy Vuil .nrp "KBVJj'aj;' 1'Hlii.yt."; 
li'llk^I'LiV" JiiiiTl ' ' 

Q-'Y 1 '*- : ' 

■ 'I'lit .('riiirli Any tiiiip, 

Witll Wthni.1.'.::Ajl »P Ullll 

fad*. ... hid Yi iii' 1 :i IV to 

^=^_ rtafi* Sundjiy il wn"li hi; 

Tim'I'^ Hi" Ibis, rom 1 a ml "lb 

yoa'arr |ririn|L today. t 

Tlip Witnpjn*: -■Vck, I d 

Q.. Yiiiu lniil In i ii nil limit! n'li 

In |i-i|il"y Jih'il' JihLli, I A. I. tol 

llll-iil" llil- P41KP- 1 

(J. WIk-II .>|wj " yon srnd ' llui 
Sfwyk'V lhs.1 y"H n-a'l -li» llii"< 1 
1u dip liViilrh Towrf^'AI l-jliil 

(j. Wlint did you dn w-ii.Ti i 
to llowlrtt. 

(J. And wlipn did yrm ln;M 
Mr. Mnili", t( iijii fjlu il ii foil I- 
I li;n>. m-i-n il niiirc, 

t), \'nu never- »n»- ji i" ^ny 
fiilll j.t..Not Hint 1 kronr-'of. 

Q. Ynu never wn - it is 'in 
lnHEAlinpI A. Sio. 

y.Y" hi diil Bot lipjir. Mr: Ifm 
H* read parlichi af iL - 



'J J I 



.,:- 



iu:>. 



hVilft* Ftf'twa — F vr Dcfti. — Vrott 

Q. What jji>rtj.:m« did he rent] t A, 1 d"n't 
n-i'iiJJ ; varums purlLumi. 

ij. liul yiill rw3.lt whul you did at lliij" Wiiu- 
jiun mut'ling in September, 1331*1 A. Yta, bc- 

caune 1 did ii mynilf. 

II Hut Vim attended [lit limftll^ thai llr. 
Hnwlrti iiU.ii.ledT A. Yes. 

({. Yon neenllcil wlwo taruiKet anted you nlmut 
wfclt details hi: (31V* at '"* wl"1' "Hi M at 
Iielhel. [ILilu'l yintt A. Tim: is riejlil. 

((, Wliii; details <lo jvm recall on Mint I A, 
You Jiu'iin I hi; details tt'liieli 1 L"<uvtrt1 jjilvr-T 

(J. YV", k'IiilL detail*; did Mr. Iluii'b'll give 
iiIiii-.iL (In 1 mmlition* at JSelhelT A. Fur <me 
1iiin^ lit 1 liilii linn' units' wns (nkinr jilnee mid 
rrcrytliing »'HH in cvni|iklf unily nnj wild nn- 

olW. 

Q, Whai rlfd A, An. I nl*o 1liat the letler 
which Moyle h;i.j nerd »ii1 had nn reference in 
Innnm-lf ill nil, becauw he. claimed thru evrrylhing 
Hint wan happening In him ivan nil rigid; lir 
•tm finding fmill Willi nomehridy elw. 

Q. T>id lie sa>' U'bat f 11 ill* be wjik finding ni(h 
uni ncl m»ly ether 1 A. lie rend pari* i>f tin' tetler. 

Q. 1 urn itikinj; y«u In (ell thin Court mid jury 

l^haL Vrtti recall iiH In M-liril l[r. IlnvVtt paid 
?ilimi| Ihn1 ]i'1(it b A. He pntd Mini Mir (Iiiiik* 
which >|i>ylr wan. finding findl wj.lh was other 
lircllirr-n in (be Society: it warTi'l IlllilJ'flf : rvery- 
Hiinjj Hint was done (bere *■!* teeming liim fine, 
i..ir r-vr-j i ■ mr> e!*e wa*. the one* 1* wnn Iryinif l» 
find fault wilh. 

Q. r'n 1 1 ne my who Mae nlh*r penile were lhat 
Ur. J.lJiyle w»* Finding faidl »-ith f A. I des't 
r-KjiLL. 



WiJiLr f fimfmui — F*f Dzjtt. — Crou 

tj. l>u yuu recjill thjb ar!k!e of Uftobcr iitli 
EstilUil " ' 1 jiI'lulhj 1 k'li " f A. That it n^l-t, 

<J. Did you read Llia t hcfure t]it jtraupT A, 
That wu i*a<3 before the fiioup, yea. 

g, Jly *inwiil A. By llDwletl, 

Q. iJn yim unaJJ ituii*t)iinj; utid about Judjiu 
in 1 1 ;i: I A. Ye*. 

<J. Did you a«]ut«ct in Mis rtadirg of tlmt 
Artidcf A. 1 don'l gel Hint, 

Q. Did yim aj;r*e Mjtli I hit article T A. Yes, 
fully, rutn [Ji:t£]y . 

Q. U'lml uvtderiee ihd you liavc of Mr. iloyle 
ljL'iii" a Jmbiitl A. You Vint the de-dita of 31 T 

"A. i- ;::n:-L: .'liMsn ailliwer Li i' i,|i../hLml. 

A. (fontiniied) \Vliat evidenctT 

Q. Y"». A. Tim rvidc-rif* uia tJint it \vn\ loth- 
inf{ w]ia1*in<ver to tin willi liiia. Tin.' s. \\nrgtz 1 it 
ins milking tn tin- Si*irty ww* about ntlier 
lirr-Min'n. It Wluii'l ulwjtit IiLlilwl'If. It V!tS Other 
lirc-Min-n 1k l Wjik I'liniiLln^iiini^ llE.'ODt. 

(j I * Ih.nr ah <hn HjvidtjiLT! you tmve M.iit he 
nn a .Iui'IjimT A. Anil tW activity he tooli by 
H-mlirjr llinni; hdlrra uruuini. euupijlg conTu^ion 
minmp llir- ili fferrnl. brothera. 

Q. Wluil irdpiu did lie tend arnumi that you 
know nf prior to September !?4, 1!?I?J, ami to 
uliomt A. He sent it to the RetBvillt cumpun}', 
he m'nl it lo the ^Ynupuii company, he Kent it H> 
the roluiubui cQinpany. lionise done i(, biil it 
wax Hint Inter. 

Q, Ynii ilun't know 1ht! Mr. Jf^yts hh| it, <in 
ynuT A. ff", H<v«i* n*nl iL 

(J. ^Vbnt ntlier cf^lrne*" did you have prior to 
Heptemlcr 24 th tf *r>v ir!ter aenl to anybody I 
A. I ijjn'l recall 



IFiiiijr Fenneuta — F#r Dcfti.—Cran 

(J. TIioh* letter* m.-rt ten! aTtef Kepl#U|htf 
Int, ttrtu lhe> n«lT A. Tim" >* rii^il. 

(J. And Ihvy ware ^.tiV ul'Ur tin: [niI'liiLiLiriii 
of tlu.' unfailliriilni'.-.B nrln-h' mi Si'|ifmiil*r ]»t. 
A. I ilnn'l in'iiu'iiihcr ■ulii-thfr !h*T hi-rr «en1 
nlicr rir nhiiul Ni? mnr lime. It enine out in 
(In' Jirtiflu in (he "YVntnh Timer." 

t^. Vmii doiTl know u-lic-tlw-r ii won Iwfiire Sfp- 
li'iiilx>f \M or ol'kT St'|i1fiiihcr l*t, uj tlml ciir- 
recti A. Wlint in tin' i|ue-.linnt 

Q. Tlmt tli'.'Mj letlern were terit nrounil. A. 
Wlddi hdlfret 

(J. Thnt you have been ri'ferrinc tn by Mr. 
jinil llrn. liuime. A. That ma nrnt ofter Sc[n 
tcmlwr Int. 

Q. Did you bavo i.ry eviilrirt I hero an s,in- 
trinlMT 2-tth — I M'itlnlrnw that. Wah anylhinir 
Miirl to ynu by Mr. Him'lelt lit tliul hiiri L lini^ ulhnit 
\rr. IF i-iy]* 1 nat firti|ieFly n L |ir?j» 1 ntififr Mip JrliO- 
i-nli |M'<i[ili- in cnurtl A, Ji'ii. 

Q. TSilif-n hIn' vnq uvier lii'Hr of Mint for tlif 
first tijyiel A. T don't mtQ wbetlirr tlinl huh 
in tliiR eoart-hooiie or vhetber it »»« before. 

Q, Dhl vnit rem) Mie artiflc "Kparm" nn. Nn- 
viiiihrr 1'itliT A. Yen, 

Q. Anil dn- Von rrrnll pr*rr.rMitnfl: in ihnt nrli- 
ch" alM^ut ^lr, Mfiylc nnt [irnprrly rcjiiVJM'n tinj^ 
J^tiotali'jt \\ r itneN*cK in eourtl 

>Jr. Cnvinpion: Tf ynn,r llmmr plrn*e, 
tlii»re ic nntliinE in tlml. T1m> ortieln 
Hp^nbn fnr l(*c-lf. 

Th* Cniirt: T will permit him tn »n- 

awer. 

A. I don't Ttcall 



Wittii Fcnncma—Fer DefU.—Crgn 

Q. ]>0 J"i"l fHTU.ll iLiiyHurjf; that in mini in jhnl 
nrlirlit A. 1 Jr.'ji't riMlil ntAtf. 1 lutVMi'1 n ,'i'l 
tin' ariii-h: for ijitite a |pej'ind of time. 

Q. l>o yun retail than jn that article: "Ii ■ 
• s > ■ ■ i l.-i : i r.H tu be GuBoerruljcd tu tlod nml in a 
liniyer nml ipfwara in court an couiim'I frir an- 
mlirr canffitralcd pcr^nn ami then cvodui-t* biin- 
s*Jf in the ease on trial in hocIi □ Ukurvarr Unit 
be ii in:' it receive the approval oF nlber men in 
Mir: eriurt, Mich lawyeT in a iiinn-p)nin.T M 1 A. 

Yen, T rp+lill Mint. 

Q. I>oj|'t yen kraju- Mwit lliat nrlietc "^nnrf-n" 
Will the first nrtirtr ju flln "Wnllb Towel" nf 
^iivr-niUr 1S^ lalST A, I Ainl ri>cnll tbol. 

t}- lun't jbc fii>l nrtirUf read at I he DKctinira 
nnd uhnHtilt A. Yea, 

Q, l)ri }nu >my yrmi i|nn': Tpr-.il] I hat nMidi' nr 
nlmt T Imi'r ri*jirl or Hii> juili-iam-e nf ill A. I 
recnll rmrlinn« nf it, but it baa been a binj; tune 
*inrc T read Mint. 

Q. Dill vnii kr«w an v-iliing ahnul I he enec in 
rsmrl referred li) T A. No. 

Q. I'nl ynu a«|uir»reil ia that nrtieie wtieii 
ynn reoil itf A, J wouldn't '"J" s ' lat <* n tlni-t 
nrlicleL on mber nrtieleii. 

Q. Y«u flid nol write to any bin ly about it dia- 
jipproiins it, ilid youl 

Mr. Cnvinjr1i>n ; I obiii:(. It n^ali^ 
fdriijirlf. I Kubjnit (lint bi* pcrwinnl opin- 
ion if nrrumentfltii-e. 

The Court: i think, you are ripbt. 

■Q. Yftu *ny after Sir. Ito»detfn inWitinc 

everything; wan nmoOlbi'd 0*'er, il ll:at COrrerl T 
A. No, I didn't *aj tiiat. 



if 'di'ii Fnninui—pQr ticju. — Crott 

(J. 1'iil you uhe Urn weird* ''aninnlLiril over"1 
A . S n, 

(J, ^'hot wail I hi" i-JTer.t nn [lie eomfinrdl'lii llfli'r 
.Mr. tliiiioll'* uwtinjrr A. Tbom.- Muil lftttt in 
fnvnr of lbt WnL-li 'I'on'er, it ulahilini'il llirrii 
more, rjr.il IhilH tiiat vrvft h|i[hi>i-'3 lo it, it alio 
helripi] tiu-in to ^u the opponite way. 

Q. Itiil y.iu <-v*t hear in all ytiar riperirnr* 
on a minimi er fr-r thin or^aniLnMnin of anyone' 
ivlii> dill nnl Like HiNiie of tilt dOctrinH'nf A. Yen, 
I did 

y, So : I 'jit wan pot an UnenfllPn'm i-n prrienire. 

for Hoineone lo dmugrec on Hie ilvflrine*, «a» ill 

A. J diin't ijuite — 
Q. You cannot answer lliat yen «r nol 

Tha Court: I'leane read the i[iie«iion. 
(Ttie i|iie«,tbin um repruleil by ihv *te> 
nojrrn|ilier nis ftillnw*;) 

"Q. ii j that wan not an uneniiininn eupcrieprc 
for BOinvonc to iliiui^rce on tlie doctrine", wn» 
ttt" 

A, Ve?., it wan. 

tf. Mill Riijiic did wLlhd;aw from Hie nrpnni- 
Mlion even jjiinr le Septeinber, 1!KKI. Iirrniiiio 
they did not like the doctrines, isn't that t"1 A. 
'i'hjt I don't know. 

(j. Yon don't Isnnw as to withdrawal* after 
Serrteraber. tSIW, yibellwr or not jome of timse 
[wnple did nnl ti'illiilrflu- Ikttium 1 they did lint 
liltf tbe rlorl rinen, do yon I A. The nnep I hnrn' 
nf witlidravrejj on iccount nf *!" '?Hr F mhirh 
iwnH ?^nt OT^iTiM, 

Q. T>id you nueptinn r^rh nns wbn vdbdrrw 



C3S 

Wittis /'crnicmje — far PtfU, — C'Mf 

rruiii ll.i- \tuujmn r'iiri[i:inv t A. \~one of ^hirul 
w lEliiJri-w t'r-piji tlii- Wuii^mji eunip^ny, 

(J. 'E'lll- CvJuImIiUI ruii^nxny, ilnj yiju i|iji-iiLJ(in 
i-url. mil.- of itrraiT A. Vca, 

Q, liihw .umny wilhitniwl A. Une farndy. 

(J. -So || w«ft mil liiuny, I'm il t A, CSoe f»m- 
ily. 

1}. lii-.w umny in lhe TniHilyT A. The man 
njid v.i1i J nr.i| Mm- rlijJiln-n. 

(j. Jlim- oi-in,i in llnl i'uni|mny. the CotamSnii 
ci4ii|FkiyJ A. ADxJUt nt'iicn w eight people. 

\j. |h> you h'lmi iih \i/ gather the ijiijpr-^-iufi 
Mutt lin-iiin-i' tJiis j, i !■' fns.nly uitlidreu'. thnt thpre 
Him dittenkkm eauned tberel A. Vea, there »u.s, 
ln-e«i],i. Jli- fiiiMily n*s related to un. 

i 4 '. Jurt linnu:-"' the one ■lumly witbdrewT A. 
Thai is riiflit. 

Q. iJirl ymn ewer luive a Tatoily ■uitliJra'v lw- 

furi'! A, Xu| that I lipnW of, 

Q, N't-ei-r in nil your es|"erienee as a miniatcrl 

A. ^ol tlml 1 know of. 

(J. Are your rx | h-nm'ji |mid tin eondh^ to emirt 
Ihti- tmlayl A. YY«, 

Q. hn >'nU ]inv<- nn B-lrienje n^riiunt a* a min- 
i »1 i-r T A. J raVia't ■ , u i tc net tbat. 

Tbe Crmrt ; Th»l iri a v<-ry simple i|Ues- 
li'm, As a minister, tin you fret an m- 
[H-nri acenunt from lirookJyn or any pise* 
elsel 

Tilt Witnep*? No. 

Q. At fflinne tipefiHe do you. travel around 
n'jtli ilieiw d.JTerejil eompanieaT A. It ic rrnlly 
joy own enpenJt, 



i:.-i 



I.I23 



Willi} FnirtCrta — For Dtftt.—Crw* 

I).- lilt Court; 

Q.WJinl ili> juib mean, il in really >uur nwn 
i-j. |jcbiu> ! A. Bltuuhi 1 reci-Lve It fr"in my folk*, 
fur unr llmnr, vulun tifj ly freni my fulka. They 
help cut, 

Hy Mr. lirudiiiAUjiKiri : 

(J t):il you dif "el an j money frum tJir 
WjUcIi Tower grKJi.i<*li*ll fur any <"f yonr a*- 

pen-M:--! A. Ye*. I June,, 

Q, Do you ajno pub>crihc In ilie nln1 infill 
nude litre in ruurt thai Uie Waie,h Tuner and 
JrhoTaJi '«■ WilntT-ht* are tifid''* orKanizntinn on 
e ait It F X, Thai, (lie Walcli Turner i* (Jed 'a or- 
gin list ion 1 Yes, I do, compktely, 

(J. And al*o lli*i ilr. Rutherford in Carl'* 
niirt^tntutive on earth I A. He waa a rcrranl 
of (Joi 

Q. Yon nrrepted Any *latelilM«.n lufide by Ihe 
h '\Y"a1rli ToWCX* 1 nrapattlt am roininj; fnim (ifkl'i 
nrtrjiniTaijim nn earth! A. Thai i» nirr«l. 

(J. And believed ill of the statements that 
were made in that article f A L With ijcriplural 
taeti. 

Q r Without any invpjiligatiorp at alii A, Wa 
inveatigaba from tlio Bible. 

Q. Did yon mveal incite any of llinr itate- 
mead in the article of September lit and tha 
a.rlirje.s nf October 15th A:nl November 15lb1 
A Ton rr.eau after the article came uutt 

Q. At any time. A. We did, to Howlett 

Q. Only frcm Mr. Hewlett A, That ia ri^bL 

Q. And you, juat bsteoed Id Thai he bad to 
UJ, i* that rigblt A. "W* did, ye*. 



fjnniaH C, H^r,-},—Faf i)tjlt.— Direct 

Q. You did n»t ask him any questions, did 
tji I A. I i h i oi Eoiae of ut did. 

By tha Ootirtj 

Q. Did youl A. I don't recti). 

By Mr. BfuchhauDen: 

Q Ton recall ig>m of (he other things Ibat 
hapjwitedl A. That la right, 

Q, But tjiii item yon don't recall f A. I don't, 
to teil you Ibc. Iruih nboul iL 

Mr. Bruehhauitstt ; That is all. 
Mr. Cevinjfton: That u all 

^WilneEa hj.clu<h].) 



EMllKTT C. MARSH. Bravor Ram, Wi«on, 
aio, «a!|]cd ai a wiine*i in b»iuitf nf L,» defend- 
■r.-e, hemg firat duly sworo, tcBliTiiMl aa foiiowa: 

Direct <r 4"rt miuet row tjr JJr. foi'i'ifirf itn ; 

Q, ^Vhiil ia yonr o^jTiijuhlinn, Jfr, Mnrsfal A. 

I Oil) jiii ordnineil n^Iilnlfr of the Oospi'l. 

Q. WfiJit &K101J. 1 do you tmtHln ^'iUi tit kucIl 
minUtert A. Watrii Tower Bible L Tract 5o- 
eitlj. 

Q. How long havt you h**m (onneeted »ith 
the tVatch Tow^r K<*irly1 A, Aa an ordained 
miniili'r, jinre ]il.''H 

Q. la what cnpneily fiaTt yon acned tlva 
Watcli Tower Bihia i TTitt So^irtyl A. A. 
planter, tone aarrant, an<! ithrcia) pioneer. 

Q. 1b lik3». Anjmi and e*p1*nnb*r, i« -wli^l 



Ennilflt C, ^/ni-jJi— J'iJi' Dtftt.— EiYpct 

capacity did you (ert'e the company. A. Zam 
iervant at Vr'iaconaiLi, Kt>na Na. 2. 

Q. TiViial area did ttnt cover of WiKonsiaT 
A Kishteen conQlias in the- central part of Wia- 
eoo^iji, til? eaittrii part. 

Q, Did it ineSud* tbr Waupua ajd OibLuah 
and Colujnbm nnd other cnnxpauiaa oorlb of 
Milwaukee? A. 1'es, 

{J. Do you recall the occitEion of learning that 
Itltf n I iad botn cL«ulitad i R yonr zona by Laura 

an.l Tji'lanil Honnet A. Ta. 

Q, When wjuj il thui y«a nrit learned that 
lettera had been to tircidalKil 

Air. Brnchhausen ; I object to the form 
of the cjuaition unleaa aotuc derail* are- 
given. 

The Court: Objection auatained, 

Q. TVliat month >h it Ihat you fouad out tlut 
Uia lattera bad been circulated in your xrjn«l 

llr. BruchliAyaefl; I object 1o ttie form 
of the f|ar:«lion: *'leUcra circolBtcd" fiivaa 
thfl iroprctr-ion thai there were n gri L a! 
bunny Ictttrg, *bareaa lher« miglit hara 
been only one. 

The Court: Objection Euitnincd, 

Q. Did you bear of any difErnilly in yonr lone 
in respect to any company that had retrived 

lettera from Laura and Leland ItoneeT A, Tm. 
Q. Containiiifi a copy of tba 0. H. iloyle Icl- 

tift A. Th*l il rij|hL 

Q. Waal tompaoy did you receive auch in- 
fnr-i'ihc-n from, ruid *li*7if A. From Lie C»- 
Inmhiu comjjany and (ia Hariaaa eaaapajiy, Wl* 
aonaiik 



Kni\nrlS C. J/«MfV i-'nr }iifix.—lh(ttt 

By tho Courl; 

Q. Wheat A. About ferrrtember 1, IMS. 
Q. Both of Iheral A. Yea. 

By llr. CoTington: 

(J. Some time in lie fird part of September 1 
A. To. 

Q. V'/jls it iHif.Dft or after Hi, Howlelt'a visit 1 
A. Il wat before. 

(j. Do you recall at'cr.ding n meeting of scl- 
eral of Uie companies in your icna that waa ad- 
ili-1'nnei] by llr. Ho*l[>tt1 A. Yas. 

Q. Wbat mcelinga did you attaod, Mr. Marsh 1 
A. I attended one at 0»htofdi and one at Wau- 
pun. 

Q, \Vl»t eonipwnir* »c« present at (he Oab. 
bob]) incelinf 1 A, B3»ck CretV, the Green Bpy, 
(knnta and Oihlioeh, Wiscon&irj, and also Fbrn] 
du Lir, Wisicnitn. 

Q. Do you recall wbai Uie eabject of Mr. 
Hcmlctt'i iddrcti! *-atj A. Yea. 

Q. WJmt xic it 1 JI.Hp addressed the Irtaftt. 

ing in regard to the Moyle letter, and shuwed 
Unit be lifjii taken a course in oppoaition lo the 
Sofiely, and he was i>u! there lo admonish ua 
h lo (he courae thai wan proper far Chrietiana 
lo (ahe >n regard to matlfri of th*ae tind — 

(}. Dni he rcfld 1lie article entitled "Inronrti- 
tjti:-:" at tln> OalihoEli mcctinpT A. Tea. 

Q. And did ha stale hjiv h>s.ioiih or bnaa hia 
talk upon any Scri plural reAnn»na conceminjr the 
court* In In> Inken by Jehovah'a Wiv.enictT A. 
Tc», 

y. TOial. if anylhipRh c1l<3 he lay in th.il r t - 
jafdT A. He uted Lha "i^nplfl of Saul and 



£mmcf( f , Mnrtli — far thllt. — Cra« 

DaTirL Saul had been anointed Kiag of ]«rael, 
but Lk win tiujr.p tliijiL,'? eiiAirsry lo the Lord, 
anil David thought ht waa going wronj, and 
Inn! a idujuvee to hill him two differeal time* and 
rLifticd to do no becauae he was anoiatrd of Ood. 
lie pointed out in tide cane the »irrjilanty. 

Q. Did In.- nienliuii tJie uu' of I lie or^aniai' 
tinn working in harmony aod citing Uw fcJcTip- 
lurid for iluti A. Yea, he did. 

Q. Wlial Scripture* did he rile in that regard! 
A, 1 i Inn 'I rt'L-nll. 

(j. Did lie uicntion nnylldnp cuniernihj! I In; 
cuurae tluil (J. li. lUylc hud (nkenf A. \<.n. 

y. Any Sfri|rtur«| citation in Hut rrwnl a* 
In thf nilirM' Ihat t>. I}. Jl«yle Invl taken in 
lilina him JiMlcr nilli like Sm-hHy Bihl laiH-inur ill 
A. li***, he iik'h c iu=i.-i I Siriptitrvii. 

ij. Wluil t-ffi-rl did tlie lluu'lclt vinii hare 
u|mn tluil of 1lie ciiiiipnny in Uie torn- iliat at- 
iL-iiik-d I he uui'linpf A.. 11 lui'l A ^nml riTrri 
iipiin the coiiiiirtniex, It ^tnliihu'd tlieiii in the 
Cjl-1 ii inn! mudc iliem iimrc umfml. 

Q, Aflftr Hint, did ynn noliee U'lii-tiwr »r nmt 
nny of Uie- faiuitieii uinvod auay nr ]iSllhil ouny 
rrnin tin- rniu|ianic*1 A. Yen. 

Q. Did j«u notice nny Jloyle Iflltrp rimi- 
■■n '■>■■ L ill Ihr Kship al'lir yrui Ikful nLICnileil Ihr 
lliiwirll iiiH-tiiii; in man or IWflf A. N'n. 

1). Did l|r, ijowlell ="I|..1V tin- iLnicte i-nlitlii| 
'" lafiininniupi" lix hn.YIJI|f lx^n ni^nHil iiy ill nf 
I he llimrd or lliri'dnrn, lea in nuinlieTT A. Yen, 

111 1 . (Invinjrlnn; I licEirvp that ip all. 

r?roi.i-rj:(jiitiwuti'Mi bit Mr, BnieM-tmirn : 

Q. The coinpanii>a arc now Snu-i«hip^ nut 



Emmtll P. Marth — fat Dtftt. — Croij 

|l«'-re, -uri' [Jury null A. Well, liny lire doing' 
fair. 

*;■ ThiTi: i» n<> diffc-rewv in nundiera in the 
W.injayii i-i(in|»aiiy or the l'nliiiiihu» emajiany »r 

Imy ..IhiT rHilii.|riiliy 1 1 in ik Llu-rG- Iau* in ILiriLI! A- 
I hnVepi '1 lii-i'ii to I he T'lluuilihuri t\wa[pjij_s Fjiire. 

■J"he L'nurt; Wimt compBinei liava you 
hn-n mt 

ff, A* fur an you know, (litre ii- no ill (Ten-nre 

in imiiiJ-Tri in 1 a, .- eoiii^uui'.i ilmn lln-rp in-if in 
I'M'/'! A, Yen, (here in in "jpie tolnjiliny. 

(j. U'li.ii ri>iii|iM>y! A. Eioriran, \\ir<--ini<-\n. 

t{. Iluv: nuuy iiji-mlrtTI HIT! Ihi'li' in 1he I N.r. 
N'liii i^iujikny iii Si-pli-iiibk-r, IfTiflF A. I'lJevi'lL 

*l. Ainl Lrim- j,iii:iv ni^wT A. Nin-'". . 

(J. Wire tH-re any aili[i1n>nii mtt the time 
frii.i Mf.'ii up n, ,j.,r.-. 4ny nnvHiiui-r*! A. Xn. 

({. Tinn- I'lmijuinlrA iir ljil.lt tip hy juiir U'nhjT 
nrnaial ainl uiimir uiit tl>i--e irm-i- ami rirra- 
kir.i. hf'-pi'I llipyl A. \n. tlii'T ware n«.t. They 
*"■!■■■ -ill I'^iuiiJi.-lM'd l"'t'i.|e I KfMII i nit I lii-re. 

ii. At tln-i- lin'iluif, hclilK 1,1 tli<'.*e |K-ii|jle 
an j lie' i42Hni|n,ilL |rf-ii]jh-, are El.rt^ A. Vim, nir, 

t^. Anil :lie_\ iijijy li;it'i- .i'-iti pn I Ii- ■ rr for :. 
%i'<-k nf Iwp Wi-i-J.il A. 1'Jinl ij4 ric^Jit, 

Ij. And hJrine uf thr-rn uiav a,-i I Jul rmv nTlv-r 
Ijii- 1 ! iinv'p- Ih-j-a lln-re a vi i-'-i tvi Iwn v^ekhiF. A, 
."Sriine ii^ I Li- !'■,■,': J,ili firij]ju-] 

If. Y'-*. A. Ye*. 

lj. Tlir-y inny rcril ]ite it ftr It may R'l-t Mlit 

rl.iiii, !« ilmi r i tiit: A, fJrepniwully. 

if, Su ilicy ei.ine in anil cm out for n oin.ilH-r 

i.f .|i|Ti-rr-r.1 rr-a-nri», if n't Il.n1 eurreelf ,\. Th'-e 

~.»i-|-uil| jM-i.piln are n j i( iiphiiIjti uf )he man- 
|wAy. but ihey do allend off and on. 



CTi 



Emmtti C. Jfarjlt— fW Dtfi*.— Cnu 

Q. In irit nujubi-r* Niui ynu Ytaxt- eiitd lit-ra 

Ori 4Jll|4-J|i | J Pi I rl , UlAl llLL'EuiJvpl lillw.1- 'fi\\t^ JtllVv llc- 
t WPte J vhOVaJl 'a U llll<T.*l"H llSlli [Jil L ^ r 4^IHj-tt (LI [ri-lv- 

j'k, didn't lit A. Tbi* num uf llnni'au Wu*n 'I. 
'1'Jli-j.- wer« atl t-li-M-ii .Ivpiipvuli'* WiLjiBuifji. 

ij .In.. :u I.: !....■ :,li.i-r . ;.i,.;,unii'H : A. As- Tiir 
a* I knvw, jc*. 

(J. Si> m tin.' (.'ulumliuin cuiupunj'. h»bh l nf iliu^u 
|*-<p|p|<< wit* j;i 11 nl-w i 1 1 pwi|ilt>, wL-rr-n'i lb*} t A, 
N"t tin; urn.'* Unit Jut. Thi-j *vrz .k-liijistlj'j 

V 1 1 Hh'iWil. 

L^ 1 1 ..iv iimfiy lift it f A, T»Ti. 

(J 1 , Where «n: Llity liipwf A- Tlii'y jiri' livimjj 
in tluil I'lDLlJuyjiiU- 

4^, Yrni >my' that yriip /i.uhit HUfi|iiijt in tin* 
Si'ri||]uri-ii fi.r hJlu! Mi". IJiiuIp'1, J^IVT JP"»« Jit 
Uuii iin>t< i on ur In' riled Ill- SfriidUTp I A. Ik 
rnml IIiji St'ri]jiL!rtn- 

Ij, Did lie ti-ll »n« ni (but nii-Mim; Ibat Ibe 
Ipii.ird iif Ilir'Tl'T* r,r,|<Ti-! Mr, M.Ah- 1n i-AV* 
ltrlht-1 m h-m than "M liiiiii-jsT A, V™. 

Q. Did be ijive you an v. SenjUuni fur Hull 
A, I ib.a'1 r.'.jll. 

<J. Dif ypu IjHriiir j.f atpy Scripture' for Unit I 
A. If a. iu=in — 

The ('miri: S*« .V'nl Ion* — lli/l! i» ■ 
mj>i|iJ(- '[U«'-ti'Fn nod Ti«|llifrii ft raSi-unriivil 
iiifwiTr 'In viju Inrrt*',. veil Ar n-'T 

Tin 1 Wirnr-j-n: No. 

Q. Did yiiil kMl* ihi-n liml hr hart t»-en nr- 
dr-ri'tl Cp leuvj. in -'* li'.urnl Did anyl*'ly Ml 

y«m tUtf A. Mr. !!..•.. l-i;. 

ij. Ijiil li<' tell ynu n[ [lint Jrtwtini'T A. F !i"nt 
Hull wax filler the rnc"i:liu£- 



A'njiur.! [ (*_ JlcW** —Fat ItflU. — [>ui 1 

ij. E?pil j|i.«-hn 11 J.- 1- hjiv.pit iliiii iikM-iPRit 1I1.11 

"Jlipylr J(.»t j trtMilBUKK -mil npuliJn'l Uikr.- it"'l 
A. I iKi.'l r^-sill H.H1 iin iLnl. 
1^. IV >ll yiril sij II.M Hint btiih i„.| Mill liy 

IImuI-hj- a, Sp*. 

(j I iu yttn li'-l]i lii ipr^ik'Li^ji 11n-^r- I'kKiplfmrni'lil 
A. Xn, -ir, 

Lj YipH huv yiii] lin- in i'li:ir^i- n/ lln L psnnc, in 
lJi;tl p" t A. I wjli ill, III" 4 Lujii-, hiLi ll.i L ruEri|in- 
nii'p i*"i:ri- litri'iflily ipr^miiu^L Fpt-frirr 1 tfun w-jii 
Llu-ri-, 

H, Itiiri 1 yipii LiliL may activity in ipr^iiiiijcin^T 
A- V.-,. 

i$, Ynu ^1:1 nit[ unit try L *> IhjiI'I Iljp n("ti tfirrj- 
Inry, don't Ji'OUlf A. Tlinl in r'iffht. 

Q, Amj Iry to il^r-t nrw lurtSinjtnt A. V(tk„ 
•it, 

Q To J Uy tn gci (Ih-hi* p,«nrl-w;j|| p^|ilo In 
noma in at In* mufdn^nt A, Y*B, nir, 

Q. i)d you Ttuil liny ollur reliesnuti hnnLj thm 
th« "W»tdi Towfr r ' or *"li;il you get from. Ihe 
"Witdi Tower"! A. OnuiriiJitsllT. 

Q, IIun' ofti'nf A. Oil, iiiftylir ln"ir* a, ynur. 

Q. What aliicr luniks ]iavc yirn r«Ji;i oil TC- 
lipt.rn atl'i'r lliun hliat VOH fist fmifi t].5 Wakh 

Tnwtyl A, I iwl ''Fiith of Our Fatlmra," 
ed J 1 lia'-'i! road Fime Mflhoijuii iitrrtlurr, 
"Strapitli Day AdrcM." 

Q, Do ypa r**J uy utriMDU delivered by 
nun lite r» T A. No, 

Q. But yoo -tad the "^"ateh Tfiwer'" rfirn- 
Jtrly, d^o't yaut A. 1'hjit it nsjhL 

Q, FrOW so**r tn eort-'t A. Tea, »ii. 

(/. AnO ynu ri-.nJ i.JI [tiH'w bofjltrt tlial arr Enl- 
Ua otil by ti* W.liii lower f A. TJiat ia right. 



EmtAttt C- if*r,*fc— F « fitftf,— Crvn 

Q. lly tlie way, ■*>■»■ [nail}' IiumU art- ihirr 
now op U> till" date jrotten out by tiie Witch 
Tomer tlat.you tnuw otl A. 1 believe there » 
twtnty-fuur l^und hiwski, 

Q. Ar.il bome of thi-m ire print';'! in hh many 
aM ttirly.pUJt I ruijruaK 1 '-* f A. 7 dnii't know tfiil 
anyone ol them in, but I plena Ihcy print book» 
111 LlnL 1-io.ny bnj^myea, 

{J. Sou know tlirjy iavt t>l!ir+F all over tli* 
uroricl, don't youf A. So. 

Q. Yao kna*' tJn/y haw Jr- olTicii In CHiH-tawn, 
Africa 1 A. I know that ilu-y itid have, I Hiink 
thfy ilt 1kiv«- }■«!. 

Q. Am! Ir. Hi: rni', Rwiliri 4 .»^d1 A. Yt*. 

Q. Ancl in l^nndnn, Knul.nnilT A, Yh, 

Q Ilontbaf, Jni)iaT A, I am not mrc -d! that. 

Q, Don't you know |n»t ;; ■* in thf hack of 
the book, that it jrii'va n atrcct idilrefB for Bom- 
hay. I.i.i.u" A. I don' - , know Liiat i; d«i, I 
wooMn't day it didn't. 

Q. Hara you aver looked at itt A. Yea. 

Q. 5a that in tin- bni'k of one of tlioae booia 
in listed >ouit tfii it twelve *itr*« of til* Tforld 
-where the Wptch Tg*cr li#f olE^i, ita'l thit 
airrwtT A- Yea, 

Q. And the "Watch Tower" irafrft-jiri* ii 
printed in hov many (i-fTfrspi bjSEluj[e«T A, I 
don't kno*, 

Q, Bat it ia printed in ji number at different 
foreign langnjurrsf A- Yea," 

lUr. Brneliliausen : That ia all 
Mr, O'ivi Afctdii : Nothing elae. 

{WitneH ticn*r<L} 



i'ltr SS, liHlhtlfi-w— !'<if fcfi.-.—Drrrct 

N'Uft S. BALT,UTKT":X, 2G4 Siith AT*riiii», 
TtmoHjn, New Yorli, paltiii as » *illt*S in bc- 
fi.iir tit' tlu) ili'li'iiilatite, being firat duly aworn, 
It.-tinvd aa fnllflvrfl: 

Dirtcl tiflM ipM ( row ty Mr. Cvvmgtvn : 

q. Are yon one of .Trhnvnii'i tYiluc»ca1 A. 

Tea, aii*. 

1}. Ili>»' long ba%'4 you bt'Cn oni? of JeJioraVa 
Wiinasesf A. 1M7, 

Q. T\Hiat ia your biuin^ftal Do yon norli for 
*nifn* rfturtrn n\,v-1 A. l'e*, I am working "ith 
a ji-wi-Iit. 

Q. During IKK*, vrhat oonipany of Jchovnh'a 
IVititfM** wet* ynu as^otinlcd nithl A, Wilh 
the MiLTvaiikr-i' fiinijianj', north unit. 

( ( 1, \t'lirr. did ;(m iiiMV tft llriWjklyn I A. I 

moved DVcrrnlMT, 3D42. 

Q. Von? ynn with llic jMilwaulin* eninnmny 
durinp ihe moot lis of Jniy, August and SejiHiin- 
Ijet, 1333t A. Vk, sir. 

Q, TiVill y*u jpVaiw* 1 r-1] whelher or not ymi 
kTiuTi- LJu> [ibuntitT, 0. H. Moyle, in ihia eaatT 
A Yer, fir, I know him, 

Q. How lonir liave yoo. linouTi Mr, Wflylel A. 
State he tame to Milwaukee in l r At& y Sefpten-hor. 

By the Court r 

Q. You mean wli*i> he retnmed from Brook- 
lyn to MilwauircT A, Yra. 

By Vt. r.::v.i:Kl'i:; . 

Q. Do yon retail hearing a atatenienl read by 

Mr, Ifoylo bfiore (he Milwaukee feinfiAuy in til* 
•arty part of tjeptember, ILpISjT A. Yoa, r-r. 



<:.:: 



Kur S. nnltHlecn—Fitr l>r.f!*.—f>irttf 

Q. I refer (o PLjintilfi EiLLbit 7, Did yon 
htfar tilt tliargea tliat Mr, Moyle made before 
the oornpuny in tliat atatemenl! 

Mr. Bruehlinnaen: I object tn the form 
of the ijui'^tino. 

The CoMrt: Ti't. Did yQU litar th* 
Btatement t**A, Plninliiyj Kiliibil TT 

The: tVilneaa; T**, I did. 

Q, Did you h*#r tLr iliarges mndt by J.lr. 
MTojlc befure tin- eompany tonterning tiit So- 

detyl A, Yt*, I ilid- 

Q, Do you recall m>:nci of Lini tbarc^n made? 

lir. BTUttibnuatn : Your Ifannf, I am 
tonfnaeil aliout thia, la l=r ik*kinp Ihr 
u'itniiBa nliont d Katemeot hi n-ml nr 
akiut pwniiitlLLne: thai Mr, Moyle tnidt 

Th* CanrtL I think you Itnl brltrr 
clear it lip. Ysa heard the atatement 
readl 

The Witneaa: Yea. 

Q. When be n>adi> tV *tii^jnent, did ha Iihto 
a paper in h is hand T A, Ye". 

Q. Of eourae, yon did not read the alatempntr 
A. No. 

Q. But you did he-ar what he nuidl A- I 
heard it. yea. 

Q. Tell ua aome of tin> tiiitipc that he said, 
A, Will, f IWtlU that he Mid that Brolhrr 
Tlulherfnrd UPi"ii bard, filtby lanfMipi 1 nn Ins 
tnlplt. and lie ia trotilinc lli>^ fvl.'nrbi llif-i-f cpry 
hafd and he j*: ^bnain^r [bf friendfi nil 'be Hw 

<J, Vflnil effort (ti'l 1 1 "it -Uat-witi Iiiitp iifmti 
the enrnpany, ir you Know ' A L ?t iff etij a great 



as 

,\af S. Hatiuttrtt—Fot DtjU.—itirtct 

dual. All of us iilmoftt «err di^turlfed nf llif 
Kiiileiswiit. it iv»>. nru- 1u us, i:s|iMiully tny--i L lf. 
I ttu Vi'i-y mutli i|.ihlur)»i:il why llipyle raiin.' Cn 
Milwatjliet twelve lauEdrotl miles ami attaekeil 
Judj;* Hutherford at Iiih luiel;, juj-t like a poiurni 
uprcsdo* the ]wopli' tlitro — 

Mr. Brur.hhmi.-;k-n L I move So atrihv it 
ML 

Thi- i'oui-1 : Strike it nil "ml, 

Q, What effrni Jid ii buvt' upun youf A, ll 

nffifdil me a ^ri'nl ih'at, [but I urote lo my 
IitijI hrr-iiulaw hi'fi' in Itfnnklyn a nppeial tetter, 
1 rfit it air limit, tn n.<k Jiboiit (he matter nml 
i'17''Iiil:i it ki njf. 

Q. Before Mr. Mnyli' read thia atnteinent in 
S*[i1i'nitjpr, bad you beard of a eopy of I he Itdlcr 
of Mr, fl- Ii- MfiJ'f* adiireimed to JadjiTe lintlieT- 
foi-d ipfiiii; eifeuiati-d in the Milwaukee coniiumyT 
A. Tea, I did. 

Mr. ; \ 1 1 n-l iiiu'i.-i' n : 1 dbjcft and move lo 
■trike ii a.:'. nstlHn di'taila are pirea. 

Tlie Court; \"-j may a»k bim the iw 
1r.il*. T Will [HTtnit (hi: question. 

Q. Tell ua the oeeafion that you learned about 
M r. M"*, Ifr'n Letter beine; eirtulattd m and around 
Milwaukee A. I we* nt I be Mother 'a atudyinj; 
tlie liilile, and acme friend* had received the let- 
ter (bore. 

fly Irie Court: 

Q. How many frienditl A. Nine tip tin ;■ 
tltven. 

fj. Tli+y \n.i 1!! rerrived dopient A. Ufa Some 
of thein, «n« of thrlii had received the Seller, *.nd 



G4i 



jVirr S. fttiltvlrf'<—l-'i>r Hfftr.—Difttt 

he was luliir.jj ataul it- Tli.il limp I didn't know 
llr. Doylc-pcrsonally jnyirLf. 

<J, lie did not *kk Ji'ni that Ye-ii inn, 1 nar 
friend had received a copy! A. Yd. 

Q. Wlio wat 1 1 mil A. I don't reinrtiihtr. 

By Mr. Covington : 

Q. At •■■ J ■".■>« |ii;,<-c vna, thnt study btinj^ eon- 
lLutihhLT A. At the Kchbnijs home. 

y. At any oilier twniiti did yoa hear of any 
null letter t A. I reniemlier I had a store there 
in Milwaukee, and a ms tor enme alcmr ami told 
roc that nine hud received a letter. 

By th* Court; 

y. When whs thisf A- A roupte of Weeks l»e- 
fore Mr. Mojle come to Mdwaijkr*. 

By Mr. Covington: 

Q. Were there any rumor* in the Milwaukee 
company about Mr. Moyle'n letter being tircnlatcd 
m nip company during thai timet A I thint, 
y«a. 

Q, \Vhat effect did it have upon the company! 
A. U lmi a pcriit effect. Everybody wm jleioii- 
ijilunc what happening in Brooklyn here and why 
Mr. Mnyla ie-fl his position in Brooklyn, and «omr 
(,rtl:,vn>i".iricft- 

Q Wan (hart & division in the Milwaukee- com- 
pany rcaultLne; r r«ni this letter t A. Yra, 

Q. Some fiidrd with Mr. Movie and come Willi 
the Society t A- Tes. 

Q. After Mr. Muj'le's utatement was. r*nrt, dn 
you recall lli^c vl*i* or Mr. Howlell to lb* Mil- 
waukee company t A. Yea. 



Kur 4', Z(ij:ii.J ££jt — Far Dijli. — Ctqsi 

Q. Do yon recall the talk that V.; made there, 
bufbre the entire company T A. Yes. 

<j. Altar thai lulk was mad:*, did it hs** nny 
vtln-i in settling 'In: brethren concerning this W» 
lroVrr*)*1 A, Kvtrytlking was ckiicd up since, 
Mr, I low kit came there. We were satisfied, all of 
us, as far aa hit talk it concerned. Ha cleared 
everything. 

By Die Court: 

Q_ Tlint cleared (he whole tnalterl A. Thnl 
denTcd the whole matter. 

Ey Mr. Covington: 

Q- Wbut it the nanus of your brotber-in-l*> 
to whom you «■* ot«1 A- Sfclin- 

Mr, Covington: That i* nil. 

Croti r.ziim-inat-iaii b'jiff. Eruckl\Gu-5W. 

Q. How manv merabjrB in U«s Mitwuikra com. 
pmiy in September, 193SJ1 A. I rcine'tiilm abonL 
it: to- SB. 

Q. What data do yon aay — I wiHidra* Uiltr 
WlMMI <li<i you fiji.t liear about \!r. Ifoylt'a let- 
ter t A- It vraa around the niiiidlc of August, 

Q. And h'hntn did you hear it froml A. I 
l.cjird nt Ihs iiiMtitij; Llitre. 1 don 'I rcrjicmbcr, 

Q. WhCH did you. talk lo Mr. Covington about 
I h is c!lm'1 A. I think it was on Friday, 

<J, Ifuvp ynn talb&T lo anybody about thii na.--e 
hctviMl 193? npnd Ih* date yaa apoke to Itr. 
foviniiloD tl>a other dayt A. Well, 1 don't re- 
member. 

Q. Did yon write down any Jiinir ahont wHal 



Jv'ai' 5, BaW-uiffcsi— For Dtftt.—Ctou 

linjipcrvpij in Au^Ull ir-d Si-)htfri:liftr, 1330, *l U>* 

tijiic ?t r-j^^-'ficnti-L T A. Did I KritflT 

Q- I>iJ you write it dawa on any pa pert A. 
Yes, 

Q. TMd you writr down T A. I wrote down when 
Mr. Moylc ttiry-t l« UftwOTkee, wiiat had h^jv- 
[lencd, and I rcinctnlK r the Mttr I \u-.nl to my 
brt'Iher-in^law. 

Q. Whet a the date oi (he letter 10 your 
brother-in-law A. ^eptcmljcr 7, 1933. 

{J. &q you wrote your hrotli^f-in-la* as irf>^n 
rh you Imaril pljoyt Mr. MoyU'* h-Urr, i» that 
rij^ilf A- N---I 310 1 itft ngi'in nt I lii'snl jll^ut Mr. 
Movie'* kHi-r, I su'nt him a letter after Mr. 
Mn>'ie was. in ilHujiutee- 

{Jr Ynu uTotf it liy air tnailt A. Yvf. 

<|, fjn wjib pi nflt Ttrty ioon iif(*r you heard 
nlrent lli r trUrrl A, £uro, a stiort tiine. 

(J. A day or two ifttMf you jitard aboat the 
Eel ter. A. So, a few dnys n-.pre. 

By iJic Conrt: 

Q. How many day*; fi*# «r ail, «ven, eight, 

r.iiit I A. About two •'«*«, 

fty Mr. RrticEihatiaen: 

<j. Whjrt rcatcs you «s.y !*■« uerka beforeT A, 
Because »'L.'a I itrute the lector ¥m on fieplena- 
hcr 7ih r and I told my hrnslur in-law that Mr. 
M<fv|c came in the n.,-.ti: ■ -. ;--'Lcrxiay. It wai- 
WfdneMiay we hud ii«; ,,,-jvire nieetinp tlitre, 
End I told him t|-;ai— II r. Fint iraa th* ion* »rx- 
aiLt there and — 

(J. I am jnat asking you far a dale. EUd yon 
k)i you? beafier.in la* ihat you Ji«o.td abont thu 
letter t*o waefca baforol 



ill: 

A'nr .V. JJhitfirtscm— fur Dtfts.— CfifiS 

The Cosirt: lie is lafklng nhr.ut tfic let- 
ter of Mr. Mayle to Mr. Ituthcrford. 

A. 1 don 'I think so, m«. 

Q. Now, after the Ijijjsc of throe yean or mare, 
ynu. want ns to believe I hat you recall I hat thi* 
was two weeka befo r e yma wrote" yonr brother- 
i»-lnv tliot yoy, Iward wlnmt the letterT A. W*B, 
I refrrshed my mind. My brnllnsr-isi-taw atill 
linve- the letter 

Q. Yon duj not mention in tha teller lhat it waa 
two wte!;s ttial yon saw Mr. ifoy'lc's li-ttert A. 
It wasn't essential hetauaa "1 didn't know Mr. 
Moylo TterU'iTin.lly, hot when Mr. Moylc <-jiirft to 
Milwaukee and I saw him attaching Judse B-uth- 
erford in his back tliert, I j-int i-ieiteii ami *a« 
intereiiti'd to write >iim a Idler and ask him nit 
information — 

The Court: Wan a nil nut*. Are you 
certain it was* iiro w^elii bftfortT 
The Witr-^H*: That is n'liet I remember, 
The Court : I'dq ira nut ^ure of thatT 
The Wilnr-H*: I am not mr*. ennctly. 
Th* Tourt: Yon don't kv-aw whether it 
it a vmIc or two "cehsf 
Thfl Witr.ena: Maybe th-at much, 

Q. You HA not become more certain about it 
after you talked to Mr. Cavinjrton the other day. 
dsd yonl A. Hr. Covington *Mlie<l :ne what I 
tnew- 

IJ. Jiid that rafresh yonr reeoileetionl A. 
About whatt 

Q. About this ae