CRIME: New Jersey v. Hauptmann

Last week in the little old court house at Flemington, N. J., Col. Charles Augustus Lindbergh sat in the same row, four places away from Bruno Richard Hauptmann when that stolid German ex-convict went on trial for killing the flyer's first-born son and namesake. At the conclusion of the first week of a life & death contest it could not be said that honors between prosecution and defense were even, for the prosecution had produced a half-dozen damaging surprises and the defense had not had its innings. But in the matter of...