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OH, YOU BRUTE!' o i WOMAN'S SHRIEK I AT SACK MURDER TRIAL FINALE. George Ball was found guilty at Liverpool Assizes on Thursday of the murder of Miss Catherine Christina Bradfield, the victim of the sack crime, and sentenced to death. His young companion, Samuel Eltoft, was found guilty of being an accessory after the fact, and was sentenced to four years' penal servitude. Eltoft, who is eighteen, was recom- mended to mercy by the jury on the ground of his youth, and in the belief that he was influenced by the elder youth. BaJI did not flinch on hearing the ver- dict, nor did Eltoft show any sign of emotion. The customary question was put to Ball: "Have you anything to say why sentence should not be passed upon you, according to law?" and he replied "I have only to say that I am innocent." "1 am not guilty of either killing or murder," said Eltoft. Ball, his face deadly pale, stared with unmoved features at Mr. Justice Atkin when he put on the blaok cap to pass sentence on him. "It was a cruel and heartless murder," said the judge. Your victim was a good woman she was kind to you, and yet you muraered her and did away with her body in circumstances which are revolting." Bali still seemed unmoved, and when the warder touched him on the shoulder he responded at once, and, glancing swiftly round the court, descended the steps leading to the cells. "There can be little dcubt that you knew something of the crime," said the judge to Eltoft, "and it was your duty to have made it known, but you took an active part in helping to conceal the murder." When the judge announced sentence on Eltoft a woman's shriek rang through the court, and an exclamation, "Oh you brute!" was heard. It was seen, as Eltoft was passing below, that in a seat a f,w rows behind the dock a woman was crying hysterically, rocking to and fro. This woman, who is believed to be Eltoft'a mother, had been sitting in the same seat throughout the three days of the trial. JUDGE'S SUMMING UP. I The judge's summing up, which lasted an I hour and a half, began with a dramatic sen- tence. "There is one man in this oourt," he de- clared, "who knows who murdered Miss Bradfield, for he was in the shop from 6.40 to 7.40. That man is the prisoner Ball. I

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