Ward's Acquittal

The Jury*; acquitted Walter S. Ward after three hours of deliberation. All present appeared to be surprised at the speedy verdict except Ward himself, who preserved his appearance of complete confidence till the very end. Though his personal attorney broke down and the eyes of his trial counsel, Judge Mills, filled with tears on hearing the verdict, Ward remained cool and calm, if not cynical. One of the jurymen stated after the trial that it was Ward's absolute appearance of confidence and of " sheer...

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