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i. U.S. Supreme Court Schick v. United States, 195 U.S. 65 (1904) Nos. 222-223 Argued December 2, 1903 Decided May 31, 1904 195 U.S. 65 A written waiver of a jury by a defendant in an action brought by the United States to recover a penalty of fifty dollars under § 11 of the act of 1886 as amended by the Act of May 9, 1902, is not in conflict with the laws and Constitution of the United States, and does not invalidate the judgment.

McCray v. United States, ante, p. 195 U. S. 27, followed as to constitutionality of the oleomargarine legislation.

The facts are stated in the opinion of the Court.

The judgement said that ,” was a crime against the United States; as the Constitution expressly declares, without qualification, that the trial of all crimes, except impeachment, shall be by jury; as Congress has not assumed to declare that this case and like ones may be tried without a jury, the parties assenting, and as the trial of these cases by the court alone, without a jury, has no other sanction than the consent of the accused and the district attorney, the judgment in each case should be reversed, and each case remanded with directions to set aside the judgment, grant a new trial, and take such further proceedings as may be in conformity with law. And the case  was in favour of the U.S.Government, and Mr.Schick was to pay compensation and it was on the government  in what way the guilt of the accused shall be manifested when he pleads not guilty are exclusively for the government to declare and regulate.


Birthday

Dec 1- W A "Tony" Boyle, United Mine Workers president Dec 3 -Juan E Yrausquin, founder (Party of Patriot Arubans)/minister Dec 3 -Edgar Moon, Australian tennis player (Australian C'ships 1930), born in Forest Hill NSW (d. 1976) Dec 6 -Ève Curie, French author and daughter of Madame Curie, born in Paris (d. 2007) Dec 7 -Clarence Nash, American voice actor (Donald Duck), born in Watonga, Oklahoma (d. 1985) Dec 7- Konstantin Sokolsky, Russian singer, born in Saint Petersburg (d. 1991) Dec 8 -Wilmer L Allison Jr, tennis champ (US Open-1935) Dec 9 -Roger Wolcott Sperry, physicist Dec 9- Robert Livingston, American actor (Three Mesquiteers, The Lone Ranger and Zorro), born in Quincy, Illinois (d. 1988) Dec 11- Joe Coral [Joseph Kagarlitski], British bookmaker (Gala Coral Group), born in Warsaw, Poland (d. 1996) Dec 11 -Marge, American cartoonist (created Little Lulu), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (d. 1993) Dec 12 -Jim Christy, South African cricketer (Transvaal, Queensland & South Africa), born in Pretoria, Transvaal (d. 1971) Dec 15- Kermit Bloomgarden, producer (Diary of Anne Frank, Music Man) Dec 15- William Hitzig, Austrian Maxwell physician Dec 16- Edward Morris Bernstein, economist Dec 17- Paul Cadmus, etcher/painter (Sailors & Floozies), born in NYC, New York Dec 18- George Stevens, US director (Alice Adams, Penny Serenade) Dec 18- Wilf Carter, Canadian country and western singer, born in Port Hilford, Nova Scotia (d. 1996) Dec 20- Hans Burkhardt, Swiss-American abstract artist, born in Basel, Switzerland Dec 22- Louis-Eugene-Felix Neel, French physicist (Nobel 1970), born in Lyon, France (d. 2000) Dec 24- Daniel K Womack, American singer & guitarist, born in Danville, Virginia (d. 1996) Dec 24- Herbert D. Riley, US Navy vice-admiral (WW II, Guadalcanal, Okinawa), born in Maryland, United States (d. 1973) Dec 24- Joseph Moses Juran, Romanian-born American industrial engineer and philanthropist, born in Brăila, Romania (d. 2008) Dec 25- Gerhard Herzberg, Can, physicist (molecular structure-Nobel 1971) Dec 26- Alenjo Carpentier, Cuban/French writer (Guerra del Tiempo) Dec 28- Clabon W Allen, Australian/British astronomer Dec 28- Sergei Yutkevich, director (Otello, Banya), born in St Petersburg, Russia Dec 30- Dmitry B Kabalevsky, composer (In the Fire) [OS 17 Dec], born in St Petersburg, Russia Dec 31- Chuck Gardiner, Canadian NHL goalie (Vezina winner), born in Edinburgh, United Kingdom (d. 1934) Dec 31- Nathan Milstein, Ukrainian-American concert violinist (Philadelphia Orch 1942), born in Odessa, Ukraine


Deathday/Demise

Dec 10 -James Cranston, cricketer (scored 16 & 15 in Test for England), dies Dec 24 -Julien Dillens, Flemish sculptor (Anspach Monument), dies at 55 Dec 25 -Vilhelm Svedbom, Swedish composer, dies at 61


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i. U.S. Supreme Court Schick v. United States, 195 U.S. 65 (1904) Nos. 222-223 Argued December 2, 1903 Decided May 31, 1904 195 U.S. 65 A written waiver of a jury by a defendant in an action brought by the United States to recover a penalty of fifty dollars under § 11 of the act of 1886 as amended by the Act of May 9, 1902, is not in conflict with the laws and Constitution of the United States, and does not invalidate the judgment.

McCray v. United States, ante, p. 195 U. S. 27, followed as to constitutionality of the oleomargarine legislation.

The facts are stated in the opinion of the Court.

The judgement said that ,” was a crime against the United States; as the Constitution expressly declares, without qualification, that the trial of all crimes, except impeachment, shall be by jury; as Congress has not assumed to declare that this case and like ones may be tried without a jury, the parties assenting, and as the trial of these cases by the court alone, without a jury, has no other sanction than the consent of the accused and the district attorney, the judgment in each case should be reversed, and each case remanded with directions to set aside the judgment, grant a new trial, and take such further proceedings as may be in conformity with law. And the case  was in favour of the U.S.Government, and Mr.Schick was to pay compensation and it was on the government  in what way the guilt of the accused shall be manifested when he pleads not guilty are exclusively for the government to declare and regulate.


Birthday

Dec 1- W A "Tony" Boyle, United Mine Workers president Dec 3 -Juan E Yrausquin, founder (Party of Patriot Arubans)/minister Dec 3 -Edgar Moon, Australian tennis player (Australian C'ships 1930), born in Forest Hill NSW (d. 1976) Dec 6 -Ève Curie, French author and daughter of Madame Curie, born in Paris (d. 2007) Dec 7 -Clarence Nash, American voice actor (Donald Duck), born in Watonga, Oklahoma (d. 1985) Dec 7- Konstantin Sokolsky, Russian singer, born in Saint Petersburg (d. 1991) Dec 8 -Wilmer L Allison Jr, tennis champ (US Open-1935) Dec 9 -Roger Wolcott Sperry, physicist Dec 9- Robert Livingston, American actor (Three Mesquiteers, The Lone Ranger and Zorro), born in Quincy, Illinois (d. 1988) Dec 11- Joe Coral [Joseph Kagarlitski], British bookmaker (Gala Coral Group), born in Warsaw, Poland (d. 1996) Dec 11 -Marge, American cartoonist (created Little Lulu), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (d. 1993) Dec 12 -Jim Christy, South African cricketer (Transvaal, Queensland & South Africa), born in Pretoria, Transvaal (d. 1971) Dec 15- Kermit Bloomgarden, producer (Diary of Anne Frank, Music Man) Dec 15- William Hitzig, Austrian Maxwell physician Dec 16- Edward Morris Bernstein, economist Dec 17- Paul Cadmus, etcher/painter (Sailors & Floozies), born in NYC, New York Dec 18- George Stevens, US director (Alice Adams, Penny Serenade) Dec 18- Wilf Carter, Canadian country and western singer, born in Port Hilford, Nova Scotia (d. 1996) Dec 20- Hans Burkhardt, Swiss-American abstract artist, born in Basel, Switzerland Dec 22- Louis-Eugene-Felix Neel, French physicist (Nobel 1970), born in Lyon, France (d. 2000) Dec 24- Daniel K Womack, American singer & guitarist, born in Danville, Virginia (d. 1996) Dec 24- Herbert D. Riley, US Navy vice-admiral (WW II, Guadalcanal, Okinawa), born in Maryland, United States (d. 1973) Dec 24- Joseph Moses Juran, Romanian-born American industrial engineer and philanthropist, born in Brăila, Romania (d. 2008) Dec 25- Gerhard Herzberg, Can, physicist (molecular structure-Nobel 1971) Dec 26- Alenjo Carpentier, Cuban/French writer (Guerra del Tiempo) Dec 28- Clabon W Allen, Australian/British astronomer Dec 28- Sergei Yutkevich, director (Otello, Banya), born in St Petersburg, Russia Dec 30- Dmitry B Kabalevsky, composer (In the Fire) [OS 17 Dec], born in St Petersburg, Russia Dec 31- Chuck Gardiner, Canadian NHL goalie (Vezina winner), born in Edinburgh, United Kingdom (d. 1934) Dec 31- Nathan Milstein, Ukrainian-American concert violinist (Philadelphia Orch 1942), born in Odessa, Ukraine


Deathday/Demise

Dec 10 -James Cranston, cricketer (scored 16 & 15 in Test for England), dies Dec 24 -Julien Dillens, Flemish sculptor (Anspach Monument), dies at 55 Dec 25 -Vilhelm Svedbom, Swedish composer, dies at 61


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i. U.S. Supreme Court Schick v. United States, 195 U.S. 65 (1904) Nos. 222-223 Argued December 2, 1903 Decided May 31, 1904 195 U.S. 65 A written waiver of a jury by a defendant in an action brought by the United States to recover a penalty of fifty dollars under § 11 of the act of 1886 as amended by the Act of May 9, 1902, is not in conflict with the laws and Constitution of the United States, and does not invalidate the judgment.

McCray v. United States, ante, p. 195 U. S. 27, followed as to constitutionality of the oleomargarine legislation.

The facts are stated in the opinion of the Court.

The judgement said that ,” was a crime against the United States; as the Constitution expressly declares, without qualification, that the trial of all crimes, except impeachment, shall be by jury; as Congress has not assumed to declare that this case and like ones may be tried without a jury, the parties assenting, and as the trial of these cases by the court alone, without a jury, has no other sanction than the consent of the accused and the district attorney, the judgment in each case should be reversed, and each case remanded with directions to set aside the judgment, grant a new trial, and take such further proceedings as may be in conformity with law. And the case  was in favour of the U.S.Government, and Mr.Schick was to pay compensation and it was on the government  in what way the guilt of the accused shall be manifested when he pleads not guilty are exclusively for the government to declare and regulate.


Birthday

Dec 1- W A "Tony" Boyle, United Mine Workers president Dec 3 -Juan E Yrausquin, founder (Party of Patriot Arubans)/minister Dec 3 -Edgar Moon, Australian tennis player (Australian C'ships 1930), born in Forest Hill NSW (d. 1976) Dec 6 -Ève Curie, French author and daughter of Madame Curie, born in Paris (d. 2007) Dec 7 -Clarence Nash, American voice actor (Donald Duck), born in Watonga, Oklahoma (d. 1985) Dec 7- Konstantin Sokolsky, Russian singer, born in Saint Petersburg (d. 1991) Dec 8 -Wilmer L Allison Jr, tennis champ (US Open-1935) Dec 9 -Roger Wolcott Sperry, physicist Dec 9- Robert Livingston, American actor (Three Mesquiteers, The Lone Ranger and Zorro), born in Quincy, Illinois (d. 1988) Dec 11- Joe Coral [Joseph Kagarlitski], British bookmaker (Gala Coral Group), born in Warsaw, Poland (d. 1996) Dec 11 -Marge, American cartoonist (created Little Lulu), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (d. 1993) Dec 12 -Jim Christy, South African cricketer (Transvaal, Queensland & South Africa), born in Pretoria, Transvaal (d. 1971) Dec 15- Kermit Bloomgarden, producer (Diary of Anne Frank, Music Man) Dec 15- William Hitzig, Austrian Maxwell physician Dec 16- Edward Morris Bernstein, economist Dec 17- Paul Cadmus, etcher/painter (Sailors & Floozies), born in NYC, New York Dec 18- George Stevens, US director (Alice Adams, Penny Serenade) Dec 18- Wilf Carter, Canadian country and western singer, born in Port Hilford, Nova Scotia (d. 1996) Dec 20- Hans Burkhardt, Swiss-American abstract artist, born in Basel, Switzerland Dec 22- Louis-Eugene-Felix Neel, French physicist (Nobel 1970), born in Lyon, France (d. 2000) Dec 24- Daniel K Womack, American singer & guitarist, born in Danville, Virginia (d. 1996) Dec 24- Herbert D. Riley, US Navy vice-admiral (WW II, Guadalcanal, Okinawa), born in Maryland, United States (d. 1973) Dec 24- Joseph Moses Juran, Romanian-born American industrial engineer and philanthropist, born in Brăila, Romania (d. 2008) Dec 25- Gerhard Herzberg, Can, physicist (molecular structure-Nobel 1971) Dec 26- Alenjo Carpentier, Cuban/French writer (Guerra del Tiempo) Dec 28- Clabon W Allen, Australian/British astronomer Dec 28- Sergei Yutkevich, director (Otello, Banya), born in St Petersburg, Russia Dec 30- Dmitry B Kabalevsky, composer (In the Fire) [OS 17 Dec], born in St Petersburg, Russia Dec 31- Chuck Gardiner, Canadian NHL goalie (Vezina winner), born in Edinburgh, United Kingdom (d. 1934) Dec 31- Nathan Milstein, Ukrainian-American concert violinist (Philadelphia Orch 1942), born in Odessa, Ukraine


Deathday/Demise

Dec 10 -James Cranston, cricketer (scored 16 & 15 in Test for England), dies Dec 24 -Julien Dillens, Flemish sculptor (Anspach Monument), dies at 55 Dec 25 -Vilhelm Svedbom, Swedish composer, dies at 61


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i. U.S. Supreme Court Schick v. United States, 195 U.S. 65 (1904) Nos. 222-223 Argued December 2, 1903 Decided May 31, 1904 195 U.S. 65 A written waiver of a jury by a defendant in an action brought by the United States to recover a penalty of fifty dollars under § 11 of the act of 1886 as amended by the Act of May 9, 1902, is not in conflict with the laws and Constitution of the United States, and does not invalidate the judgment.

McCray v. United States, ante, p. 195 U. S. 27, followed as to constitutionality of the oleomargarine legislation.

The facts are stated in the opinion of the Court.

The judgement said that ,” was a crime against the United States; as the Constitution expressly declares, without qualification, that the trial of all crimes, except impeachment, shall be by jury; as Congress has not assumed to declare that this case and like ones may be tried without a jury, the parties assenting, and as the trial of these cases by the court alone, without a jury, has no other sanction than the consent of the accused and the district attorney, the judgment in each case should be reversed, and each case remanded with directions to set aside the judgment, grant a new trial, and take such further proceedings as may be in conformity with law. And the case  was in favour of the U.S.Government, and Mr.Schick was to pay compensation and it was on the government  in what way the guilt of the accused shall be manifested when he pleads not guilty are exclusively for the government to declare and regulate.


Birthday

Dec 1- W A "Tony" Boyle, United Mine Workers president Dec 3 -Juan E Yrausquin, founder (Party of Patriot Arubans)/minister Dec 3 -Edgar Moon, Australian tennis player (Australian C'ships 1930), born in Forest Hill NSW (d. 1976) Dec 6 -Ève Curie, French author and daughter of Madame Curie, born in Paris (d. 2007) Dec 7 -Clarence Nash, American voice actor (Donald Duck), born in Watonga, Oklahoma (d. 1985) Dec 7- Konstantin Sokolsky, Russian singer, born in Saint Petersburg (d. 1991) Dec 8 -Wilmer L Allison Jr, tennis champ (US Open-1935) Dec 9 -Roger Wolcott Sperry, physicist Dec 9- Robert Livingston, American actor (Three Mesquiteers, The Lone Ranger and Zorro), born in Quincy, Illinois (d. 1988) Dec 11- Joe Coral [Joseph Kagarlitski], British bookmaker (Gala Coral Group), born in Warsaw, Poland (d. 1996) Dec 11 -Marge, American cartoonist (created Little Lulu), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (d. 1993) Dec 12 -Jim Christy, South African cricketer (Transvaal, Queensland & South Africa), born in Pretoria, Transvaal (d. 1971) Dec 15- Kermit Bloomgarden, producer (Diary of Anne Frank, Music Man) Dec 15- William Hitzig, Austrian Maxwell physician Dec 16- Edward Morris Bernstein, economist Dec 17- Paul Cadmus, etcher/painter (Sailors & Floozies), born in NYC, New York Dec 18- George Stevens, US director (Alice Adams, Penny Serenade) Dec 18- Wilf Carter, Canadian country and western singer, born in Port Hilford, Nova Scotia (d. 1996) Dec 20- Hans Burkhardt, Swiss-American abstract artist, born in Basel, Switzerland Dec 22- Louis-Eugene-Felix Neel, French physicist (Nobel 1970), born in Lyon, France (d. 2000) Dec 24- Daniel K Womack, American singer & guitarist, born in Danville, Virginia (d. 1996) Dec 24- Herbert D. Riley, US Navy vice-admiral (WW II, Guadalcanal, Okinawa), born in Maryland, United States (d. 1973) Dec 24- Joseph Moses Juran, Romanian-born American industrial engineer and philanthropist, born in Brăila, Romania (d. 2008) Dec 25- Gerhard Herzberg, Can, physicist (molecular structure-Nobel 1971) Dec 26- Alenjo Carpentier, Cuban/French writer (Guerra del Tiempo) Dec 28- Clabon W Allen, Australian/British astronomer Dec 28- Sergei Yutkevich, director (Otello, Banya), born in St Petersburg, Russia Dec 30- Dmitry B Kabalevsky, composer (In the Fire) [OS 17 Dec], born in St Petersburg, Russia Dec 31- Chuck Gardiner, Canadian NHL goalie (Vezina winner), born in Edinburgh, United Kingdom (d. 1934) Dec 31- Nathan Milstein, Ukrainian-American concert violinist (Philadelphia Orch 1942), born in Odessa, Ukraine


Deathday/Demise

Dec 10 -James Cranston, cricketer (scored 16 & 15 in Test for England), dies Dec 24 -Julien Dillens, Flemish sculptor (Anspach Monument), dies at 55 Dec 25 -Vilhelm Svedbom, Swedish composer, dies at 61


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i. U.S. Supreme Court Schick v. United States, 195 U.S. 65 (1904) Nos. 222-223 Argued December 2, 1903 Decided May 31, 1904 195 U.S. 65 A written waiver of a jury by a defendant in an action brought by the United States to recover a penalty of fifty dollars under § 11 of the act of 1886 as amended by the Act of May 9, 1902, is not in conflict with the laws and Constitution of the United States, and does not invalidate the judgment.

McCray v. United States, ante, p. 195 U. S. 27, followed as to constitutionality of the oleomargarine legislation.

The facts are stated in the opinion of the Court.

The judgement said that ,” was a crime against the United States; as the Constitution expressly declares, without qualification, that the trial of all crimes, except impeachment, shall be by jury; as Congress has not assumed to declare that this case and like ones may be tried without a jury, the parties assenting, and as the trial of these cases by the court alone, without a jury, has no other sanction than the consent of the accused and the district attorney, the judgment in each case should be reversed, and each case remanded with directions to set aside the judgment, grant a new trial, and take such further proceedings as may be in conformity with law. And the case  was in favour of the U.S.Government, and Mr.Schick was to pay compensation and it was on the government  in what way the guilt of the accused shall be manifested when he pleads not guilty are exclusively for the government to declare and regulate.


Birthday

Dec 1- W A "Tony" Boyle, United Mine Workers president Dec 3 -Juan E Yrausquin, founder (Party of Patriot Arubans)/minister Dec 3 -Edgar Moon, Australian tennis player (Australian C'ships 1930), born in Forest Hill NSW (d. 1976) Dec 6 -Ève Curie, French author and daughter of Madame Curie, born in Paris (d. 2007) Dec 7 -Clarence Nash, American voice actor (Donald Duck), born in Watonga, Oklahoma (d. 1985) Dec 7- Konstantin Sokolsky, Russian singer, born in Saint Petersburg (d. 1991) Dec 8 -Wilmer L Allison Jr, tennis champ (US Open-1935) Dec 9 -Roger Wolcott Sperry, physicist Dec 9- Robert Livingston, American actor (Three Mesquiteers, The Lone Ranger and Zorro), born in Quincy, Illinois (d. 1988) Dec 11- Joe Coral [Joseph Kagarlitski], British bookmaker (Gala Coral Group), born in Warsaw, Poland (d. 1996) Dec 11 -Marge, American cartoonist (created Little Lulu), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (d. 1993) Dec 12 -Jim Christy, South African cricketer (Transvaal, Queensland & South Africa), born in Pretoria, Transvaal (d. 1971) Dec 15- Kermit Bloomgarden, producer (Diary of Anne Frank, Music Man) Dec 15- William Hitzig, Austrian Maxwell physician Dec 16- Edward Morris Bernstein, economist Dec 17- Paul Cadmus, etcher/painter (Sailors & Floozies), born in NYC, New York Dec 18- George Stevens, US director (Alice Adams, Penny Serenade) Dec 18- Wilf Carter, Canadian country and western singer, born in Port Hilford, Nova Scotia (d. 1996) Dec 20- Hans Burkhardt, Swiss-American abstract artist, born in Basel, Switzerland Dec 22- Louis-Eugene-Felix Neel, French physicist (Nobel 1970), born in Lyon, France (d. 2000) Dec 24- Daniel K Womack, American singer & guitarist, born in Danville, Virginia (d. 1996) Dec 24- Herbert D. Riley, US Navy vice-admiral (WW II, Guadalcanal, Okinawa), born in Maryland, United States (d. 1973) Dec 24- Joseph Moses Juran, Romanian-born American industrial engineer and philanthropist, born in Brăila, Romania (d. 2008) Dec 25- Gerhard Herzberg, Can, physicist (molecular structure-Nobel 1971) Dec 26- Alenjo Carpentier, Cuban/French writer (Guerra del Tiempo) Dec 28- Clabon W Allen, Australian/British astronomer Dec 28- Sergei Yutkevich, director (Otello, Banya), born in St Petersburg, Russia Dec 30- Dmitry B Kabalevsky, composer (In the Fire) [OS 17 Dec], born in St Petersburg, Russia Dec 31- Chuck Gardiner, Canadian NHL goalie (Vezina winner), born in Edinburgh, United Kingdom (d. 1934) Dec 31- Nathan Milstein, Ukrainian-American concert violinist (Philadelphia Orch 1942), born in Odessa, Ukraine


Deathday/Demise

Dec 10 -James Cranston, cricketer (scored 16 & 15 in Test for England), dies Dec 24 -Julien Dillens, Flemish sculptor (Anspach Monument), dies at 55 Dec 25 -Vilhelm Svedbom, Swedish composer, dies at 61


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i. U.S. Supreme Court Schick v. United States, 195 U.S. 65 (1904) Nos. 222-223 Argued December 2, 1903 Decided May 31, 1904 195 U.S. 65 A written waiver of a jury by a defendant in an action brought by the United States to recover a penalty of fifty dollars under § 11 of the act of 1886 as amended by the Act of May 9, 1902, is not in conflict with the laws and Constitution of the United States, and does not invalidate the judgment.

McCray v. United States, ante, p. 195 U. S. 27, followed as to constitutionality of the oleomargarine legislation.

The facts are stated in the opinion of the Court.

The judgement said that ,” was a crime against the United States; as the Constitution expressly declares, without qualification, that the trial of all crimes, except impeachment, shall be by jury; as Congress has not assumed to declare that this case and like ones may be tried without a jury, the parties assenting, and as the trial of these cases by the court alone, without a jury, has no other sanction than the consent of the accused and the district attorney, the judgment in each case should be reversed, and each case remanded with directions to set aside the judgment, grant a new trial, and take such further proceedings as may be in conformity with law. And the case  was in favour of the U.S.Government, and Mr.Schick was to pay compensation and it was on the government  in what way the guilt of the accused shall be manifested when he pleads not guilty are exclusively for the government to declare and regulate.


Birthday

Dec 1- W A "Tony" Boyle, United Mine Workers president Dec 3 -Juan E Yrausquin, founder (Party of Patriot Arubans)/minister Dec 3 -Edgar Moon, Australian tennis player (Australian C'ships 1930), born in Forest Hill NSW (d. 1976) Dec 6 -Ève Curie, French author and daughter of Madame Curie, born in Paris (d. 2007) Dec 7 -Clarence Nash, American voice actor (Donald Duck), born in Watonga, Oklahoma (d. 1985) Dec 7- Konstantin Sokolsky, Russian singer, born in Saint Petersburg (d. 1991) Dec 8 -Wilmer L Allison Jr, tennis champ (US Open-1935) Dec 9 -Roger Wolcott Sperry, physicist Dec 9- Robert Livingston, American actor (Three Mesquiteers, The Lone Ranger and Zorro), born in Quincy, Illinois (d. 1988) Dec 11- Joe Coral [Joseph Kagarlitski], British bookmaker (Gala Coral Group), born in Warsaw, Poland (d. 1996) Dec 11 -Marge, American cartoonist (created Little Lulu), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (d. 1993) Dec 12 -Jim Christy, South African cricketer (Transvaal, Queensland & South Africa), born in Pretoria, Transvaal (d. 1971) Dec 15- Kermit Bloomgarden, producer (Diary of Anne Frank, Music Man) Dec 15- William Hitzig, Austrian Maxwell physician Dec 16- Edward Morris Bernstein, economist Dec 17- Paul Cadmus, etcher/painter (Sailors & Floozies), born in NYC, New York Dec 18- George Stevens, US director (Alice Adams, Penny Serenade) Dec 18- Wilf Carter, Canadian country and western singer, born in Port Hilford, Nova Scotia (d. 1996) Dec 20- Hans Burkhardt, Swiss-American abstract artist, born in Basel, Switzerland Dec 22- Louis-Eugene-Felix Neel, French physicist (Nobel 1970), born in Lyon, France (d. 2000) Dec 24- Daniel K Womack, American singer & guitarist, born in Danville, Virginia (d. 1996) Dec 24- Herbert D. Riley, US Navy vice-admiral (WW II, Guadalcanal, Okinawa), born in Maryland, United States (d. 1973) Dec 24- Joseph Moses Juran, Romanian-born American industrial engineer and philanthropist, born in Brăila, Romania (d. 2008) Dec 25- Gerhard Herzberg, Can, physicist (molecular structure-Nobel 1971) Dec 26- Alenjo Carpentier, Cuban/French writer (Guerra del Tiempo) Dec 28- Clabon W Allen, Australian/British astronomer Dec 28- Sergei Yutkevich, director (Otello, Banya), born in St Petersburg, Russia Dec 30- Dmitry B Kabalevsky, composer (In the Fire) [OS 17 Dec], born in St Petersburg, Russia Dec 31- Chuck Gardiner, Canadian NHL goalie (Vezina winner), born in Edinburgh, United Kingdom (d. 1934) Dec 31- Nathan Milstein, Ukrainian-American concert violinist (Philadelphia Orch 1942), born in Odessa, Ukraine


Deathday/Demise

Dec 10 -James Cranston, cricketer (scored 16 & 15 in Test for England), dies Dec 24 -Julien Dillens, Flemish sculptor (Anspach Monument), dies at 55 Dec 25 -Vilhelm Svedbom, Swedish composer, dies at 61


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i. U.S. Supreme Court Schick v. United States, 195 U.S. 65 (1904) Nos. 222-223 Argued December 2, 1903 Decided May 31, 1904 195 U.S. 65 A written waiver of a jury by a defendant in an action brought by the United States to recover a penalty of fifty dollars under § 11 of the act of 1886 as amended by the Act of May 9, 1902, is not in conflict with the laws and Constitution of the United States, and does not invalidate the judgment.

McCray v. United States, ante, p. 195 U. S. 27, followed as to constitutionality of the oleomargarine legislation.

The facts are stated in the opinion of the Court.

The judgement said that ,” was a crime against the United States; as the Constitution expressly declares, without qualification, that the trial of all crimes, except impeachment, shall be by jury; as Congress has not assumed to declare that this case and like ones may be tried without a jury, the parties assenting, and as the trial of these cases by the court alone, without a jury, has no other sanction than the consent of the accused and the district attorney, the judgment in each case should be reversed, and each case remanded with directions to set aside the judgment, grant a new trial, and take such further proceedings as may be in conformity with law. And the case  was in favour of the U.S.Government, and Mr.Schick was to pay compensation and it was on the government  in what way the guilt of the accused shall be manifested when he pleads not guilty are exclusively for the government to declare and regulate.


Birthday

Dec 1- W A "Tony" Boyle, United Mine Workers president Dec 3 -Juan E Yrausquin, founder (Party of Patriot Arubans)/minister Dec 3 -Edgar Moon, Australian tennis player (Australian C'ships 1930), born in Forest Hill NSW (d. 1976) Dec 6 -Ève Curie, French author and daughter of Madame Curie, born in Paris (d. 2007) Dec 7 -Clarence Nash, American voice actor (Donald Duck), born in Watonga, Oklahoma (d. 1985) Dec 7- Konstantin Sokolsky, Russian singer, born in Saint Petersburg (d. 1991) Dec 8 -Wilmer L Allison Jr, tennis champ (US Open-1935) Dec 9 -Roger Wolcott Sperry, physicist Dec 9- Robert Livingston, American actor (Three Mesquiteers, The Lone Ranger and Zorro), born in Quincy, Illinois (d. 1988) Dec 11- Joe Coral [Joseph Kagarlitski], British bookmaker (Gala Coral Group), born in Warsaw, Poland (d. 1996) Dec 11 -Marge, American cartoonist (created Little Lulu), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (d. 1993) Dec 12 -Jim Christy, South African cricketer (Transvaal, Queensland & South Africa), born in Pretoria, Transvaal (d. 1971) Dec 15- Kermit Bloomgarden, producer (Diary of Anne Frank, Music Man) Dec 15- William Hitzig, Austrian Maxwell physician Dec 16- Edward Morris Bernstein, economist Dec 17- Paul Cadmus, etcher/painter (Sailors & Floozies), born in NYC, New York Dec 18- George Stevens, US director (Alice Adams, Penny Serenade) Dec 18- Wilf Carter, Canadian country and western singer, born in Port Hilford, Nova Scotia (d. 1996) Dec 20- Hans Burkhardt, Swiss-American abstract artist, born in Basel, Switzerland Dec 22- Louis-Eugene-Felix Neel, French physicist (Nobel 1970), born in Lyon, France (d. 2000) Dec 24- Daniel K Womack, American singer & guitarist, born in Danville, Virginia (d. 1996) Dec 24- Herbert D. Riley, US Navy vice-admiral (WW II, Guadalcanal, Okinawa), born in Maryland, United States (d. 1973) Dec 24- Joseph Moses Juran, Romanian-born American industrial engineer and philanthropist, born in Brăila, Romania (d. 2008) Dec 25- Gerhard Herzberg, Can, physicist (molecular structure-Nobel 1971) Dec 26- Alenjo Carpentier, Cuban/French writer (Guerra del Tiempo) Dec 28- Clabon W Allen, Australian/British astronomer Dec 28- Sergei Yutkevich, director (Otello, Banya), born in St Petersburg, Russia Dec 30- Dmitry B Kabalevsky, composer (In the Fire) [OS 17 Dec], born in St Petersburg, Russia Dec 31- Chuck Gardiner, Canadian NHL goalie (Vezina winner), born in Edinburgh, United Kingdom (d. 1934) Dec 31- Nathan Milstein, Ukrainian-American concert violinist (Philadelphia Orch 1942), born in Odessa, Ukraine


Deathday/Demise

Dec 10 -James Cranston, cricketer (scored 16 & 15 in Test for England), dies Dec 24 -Julien Dillens, Flemish sculptor (Anspach Monument), dies at 55 Dec 25 -Vilhelm Svedbom, Swedish composer, dies at 61


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i. U.S. Supreme Court Schick v. United States, 195 U.S. 65 (1904) Nos. 222-223 Argued December 2, 1903 Decided May 31, 1904 195 U.S. 65 A written waiver of a jury by a defendant in an action brought by the United States to recover a penalty of fifty dollars under § 11 of the act of 1886 as amended by the Act of May 9, 1902, is not in conflict with the laws and Constitution of the United States, and does not invalidate the judgment.

McCray v. United States, ante, p. 195 U. S. 27, followed as to constitutionality of the oleomargarine legislation.

The facts are stated in the opinion of the Court.

The judgement said that ,” was a crime against the United States; as the Constitution expressly declares, without qualification, that the trial of all crimes, except impeachment, shall be by jury; as Congress has not assumed to declare that this case and like ones may be tried without a jury, the parties assenting, and as the trial of these cases by the court alone, without a jury, has no other sanction than the consent of the accused and the district attorney, the judgment in each case should be reversed, and each case remanded with directions to set aside the judgment, grant a new trial, and take such further proceedings as may be in conformity with law. And the case  was in favour of the U.S.Government, and Mr.Schick was to pay compensation and it was on the government  in what way the guilt of the accused shall be manifested when he pleads not guilty are exclusively for the government to declare and regulate.


Birthday

Dec 1- W A "Tony" Boyle, United Mine Workers president Dec 3 -Juan E Yrausquin, founder (Party of Patriot Arubans)/minister Dec 3 -Edgar Moon, Australian tennis player (Australian C'ships 1930), born in Forest Hill NSW (d. 1976) Dec 6 -Ève Curie, French author and daughter of Madame Curie, born in Paris (d. 2007) Dec 7 -Clarence Nash, American voice actor (Donald Duck), born in Watonga, Oklahoma (d. 1985) Dec 7- Konstantin Sokolsky, Russian singer, born in Saint Petersburg (d. 1991) Dec 8 -Wilmer L Allison Jr, tennis champ (US Open-1935) Dec 9 -Roger Wolcott Sperry, physicist Dec 9- Robert Livingston, American actor (Three Mesquiteers, The Lone Ranger and Zorro), born in Quincy, Illinois (d. 1988) Dec 11- Joe Coral [Joseph Kagarlitski], British bookmaker (Gala Coral Group), born in Warsaw, Poland (d. 1996) Dec 11 -Marge, American cartoonist (created Little Lulu), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (d. 1993) Dec 12 -Jim Christy, South African cricketer (Transvaal, Queensland & South Africa), born in Pretoria, Transvaal (d. 1971) Dec 15- Kermit Bloomgarden, producer (Diary of Anne Frank, Music Man) Dec 15- William Hitzig, Austrian Maxwell physician Dec 16- Edward Morris Bernstein, economist Dec 17- Paul Cadmus, etcher/painter (Sailors & Floozies), born in NYC, New York Dec 18- George Stevens, US director (Alice Adams, Penny Serenade) Dec 18- Wilf Carter, Canadian country and western singer, born in Port Hilford, Nova Scotia (d. 1996) Dec 20- Hans Burkhardt, Swiss-American abstract artist, born in Basel, Switzerland Dec 22- Louis-Eugene-Felix Neel, French physicist (Nobel 1970), born in Lyon, France (d. 2000) Dec 24- Daniel K Womack, American singer & guitarist, born in Danville, Virginia (d. 1996) Dec 24- Herbert D. Riley, US Navy vice-admiral (WW II, Guadalcanal, Okinawa), born in Maryland, United States (d. 1973) Dec 24- Joseph Moses Juran, Romanian-born American industrial engineer and philanthropist, born in Brăila, Romania (d. 2008) Dec 25- Gerhard Herzberg, Can, physicist (molecular structure-Nobel 1971) Dec 26- Alenjo Carpentier, Cuban/French writer (Guerra del Tiempo) Dec 28- Clabon W Allen, Australian/British astronomer Dec 28- Sergei Yutkevich, director (Otello, Banya), born in St Petersburg, Russia Dec 30- Dmitry B Kabalevsky, composer (In the Fire) [OS 17 Dec], born in St Petersburg, Russia Dec 31- Chuck Gardiner, Canadian NHL goalie (Vezina winner), born in Edinburgh, United Kingdom (d. 1934) Dec 31- Nathan Milstein, Ukrainian-American concert violinist (Philadelphia Orch 1942), born in Odessa, Ukraine


Deathday/Demise

Dec 10 -James Cranston, cricketer (scored 16 & 15 in Test for England), dies Dec 24 -Julien Dillens, Flemish sculptor (Anspach Monument), dies at 55 Dec 25 -Vilhelm Svedbom, Swedish composer, dies at 61


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i. U.S. Supreme Court Schick v. United States, 195 U.S. 65 (1904) Nos. 222-223 Argued December 2, 1903 Decided May 31, 1904 195 U.S. 65 A written waiver of a jury by a defendant in an action brought by the United States to recover a penalty of fifty dollars under § 11 of the act of 1886 as amended by the Act of May 9, 1902, is not in conflict with the laws and Constitution of the United States, and does not invalidate the judgment.

McCray v. United States, ante, p. 195 U. S. 27, followed as to constitutionality of the oleomargarine legislation.

The facts are stated in the opinion of the Court.

The judgement said that ,” was a crime against the United States; as the Constitution expressly declares, without qualification, that the trial of all crimes, except impeachment, shall be by jury; as Congress has not assumed to declare that this case and like ones may be tried without a jury, the parties assenting, and as the trial of these cases by the court alone, without a jury, has no other sanction than the consent of the accused and the district attorney, the judgment in each case should be reversed, and each case remanded with directions to set aside the judgment, grant a new trial, and take such further proceedings as may be in conformity with law. And the case  was in favour of the U.S.Government, and Mr.Schick was to pay compensation and it was on the government  in what way the guilt of the accused shall be manifested when he pleads not guilty are exclusively for the government to declare and regulate.


Birthday

Dec 1- W A "Tony" Boyle, United Mine Workers president Dec 3 -Juan E Yrausquin, founder (Party of Patriot Arubans)/minister Dec 3 -Edgar Moon, Australian tennis player (Australian C'ships 1930), born in Forest Hill NSW (d. 1976) Dec 6 -Ève Curie, French author and daughter of Madame Curie, born in Paris (d. 2007) Dec 7 -Clarence Nash, American voice actor (Donald Duck), born in Watonga, Oklahoma (d. 1985) Dec 7- Konstantin Sokolsky, Russian singer, born in Saint Petersburg (d. 1991) Dec 8 -Wilmer L Allison Jr, tennis champ (US Open-1935) Dec 9 -Roger Wolcott Sperry, physicist Dec 9- Robert Livingston, American actor (Three Mesquiteers, The Lone Ranger and Zorro), born in Quincy, Illinois (d. 1988) Dec 11- Joe Coral [Joseph Kagarlitski], British bookmaker (Gala Coral Group), born in Warsaw, Poland (d. 1996) Dec 11 -Marge, American cartoonist (created Little Lulu), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (d. 1993) Dec 12 -Jim Christy, South African cricketer (Transvaal, Queensland & South Africa), born in Pretoria, Transvaal (d. 1971) Dec 15- Kermit Bloomgarden, producer (Diary of Anne Frank, Music Man) Dec 15- William Hitzig, Austrian Maxwell physician Dec 16- Edward Morris Bernstein, economist Dec 17- Paul Cadmus, etcher/painter (Sailors & Floozies), born in NYC, New York Dec 18- George Stevens, US director (Alice Adams, Penny Serenade) Dec 18- Wilf Carter, Canadian country and western singer, born in Port Hilford, Nova Scotia (d. 1996) Dec 20- Hans Burkhardt, Swiss-American abstract artist, born in Basel, Switzerland Dec 22- Louis-Eugene-Felix Neel, French physicist (Nobel 1970), born in Lyon, France (d. 2000) Dec 24- Daniel K Womack, American singer & guitarist, born in Danville, Virginia (d. 1996) Dec 24- Herbert D. Riley, US Navy vice-admiral (WW II, Guadalcanal, Okinawa), born in Maryland, United States (d. 1973) Dec 24- Joseph Moses Juran, Romanian-born American industrial engineer and philanthropist, born in Brăila, Romania (d. 2008) Dec 25- Gerhard Herzberg, Can, physicist (molecular structure-Nobel 1971) Dec 26- Alenjo Carpentier, Cuban/French writer (Guerra del Tiempo) Dec 28- Clabon W Allen, Australian/British astronomer Dec 28- Sergei Yutkevich, director (Otello, Banya), born in St Petersburg, Russia Dec 30- Dmitry B Kabalevsky, composer (In the Fire) [OS 17 Dec], born in St Petersburg, Russia Dec 31- Chuck Gardiner, Canadian NHL goalie (Vezina winner), born in Edinburgh, United Kingdom (d. 1934) Dec 31- Nathan Milstein, Ukrainian-American concert violinist (Philadelphia Orch 1942), born in Odessa, Ukraine


Deathday/Demise

Dec 10 -James Cranston, cricketer (scored 16 & 15 in Test for England), dies Dec 24 -Julien Dillens, Flemish sculptor (Anspach Monument), dies at 55 Dec 25 -Vilhelm Svedbom, Swedish composer, dies at 61


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i. U.S. Supreme Court Schick v. United States, 195 U.S. 65 (1904) Nos. 222-223 Argued December 2, 1903 Decided May 31, 1904 195 U.S. 65 A written waiver of a jury by a defendant in an action brought by the United States to recover a penalty of fifty dollars under § 11 of the act of 1886 as amended by the Act of May 9, 1902, is not in conflict with the laws and Constitution of the United States, and does not invalidate the judgment.

McCray v. United States, ante, p. 195 U. S. 27, followed as to constitutionality of the oleomargarine legislation.

The facts are stated in the opinion of the Court.

The judgement said that ,” was a crime against the United States; as the Constitution expressly declares, without qualification, that the trial of all crimes, except impeachment, shall be by jury; as Congress has not assumed to declare that this case and like ones may be tried without a jury, the parties assenting, and as the trial of these cases by the court alone, without a jury, has no other sanction than the consent of the accused and the district attorney, the judgment in each case should be reversed, and each case remanded with directions to set aside the judgment, grant a new trial, and take such further proceedings as may be in conformity with law. And the case  was in favour of the U.S.Government, and Mr.Schick was to pay compensation and it was on the government  in what way the guilt of the accused shall be manifested when he pleads not guilty are exclusively for the government to declare and regulate.


Birthday

Dec 1- W A "Tony" Boyle, United Mine Workers president Dec 3 -Juan E Yrausquin, founder (Party of Patriot Arubans)/minister Dec 3 -Edgar Moon, Australian tennis player (Australian C'ships 1930), born in Forest Hill NSW (d. 1976) Dec 6 -Ève Curie, French author and daughter of Madame Curie, born in Paris (d. 2007) Dec 7 -Clarence Nash, American voice actor (Donald Duck), born in Watonga, Oklahoma (d. 1985) Dec 7- Konstantin Sokolsky, Russian singer, born in Saint Petersburg (d. 1991) Dec 8 -Wilmer L Allison Jr, tennis champ (US Open-1935) Dec 9 -Roger Wolcott Sperry, physicist Dec 9- Robert Livingston, American actor (Three Mesquiteers, The Lone Ranger and Zorro), born in Quincy, Illinois (d. 1988) Dec 11- Joe Coral [Joseph Kagarlitski], British bookmaker (Gala Coral Group), born in Warsaw, Poland (d. 1996) Dec 11 -Marge, American cartoonist (created Little Lulu), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (d. 1993) Dec 12 -Jim Christy, South African cricketer (Transvaal, Queensland & South Africa), born in Pretoria, Transvaal (d. 1971) Dec 15- Kermit Bloomgarden, producer (Diary of Anne Frank, Music Man) Dec 15- William Hitzig, Austrian Maxwell physician Dec 16- Edward Morris Bernstein, economist Dec 17- Paul Cadmus, etcher/painter (Sailors & Floozies), born in NYC, New York Dec 18- George Stevens, US director (Alice Adams, Penny Serenade) Dec 18- Wilf Carter, Canadian country and western singer, born in Port Hilford, Nova Scotia (d. 1996) Dec 20- Hans Burkhardt, Swiss-American abstract artist, born in Basel, Switzerland Dec 22- Louis-Eugene-Felix Neel, French physicist (Nobel 1970), born in Lyon, France (d. 2000) Dec 24- Daniel K Womack, American singer & guitarist, born in Danville, Virginia (d. 1996) Dec 24- Herbert D. Riley, US Navy vice-admiral (WW II, Guadalcanal, Okinawa), born in Maryland, United States (d. 1973) Dec 24- Joseph Moses Juran, Romanian-born American industrial engineer and philanthropist, born in Brăila, Romania (d. 2008) Dec 25- Gerhard Herzberg, Can, physicist (molecular structure-Nobel 1971) Dec 26- Alenjo Carpentier, Cuban/French writer (Guerra del Tiempo) Dec 28- Clabon W Allen, Australian/British astronomer Dec 28- Sergei Yutkevich, director (Otello, Banya), born in St Petersburg, Russia Dec 30- Dmitry B Kabalevsky, composer (In the Fire) [OS 17 Dec], born in St Petersburg, Russia Dec 31- Chuck Gardiner, Canadian NHL goalie (Vezina winner), born in Edinburgh, United Kingdom (d. 1934) Dec 31- Nathan Milstein, Ukrainian-American concert violinist (Philadelphia Orch 1942), born in Odessa, Ukraine


Deathday/Demise

Dec 10 -James Cranston, cricketer (scored 16 & 15 in Test for England), dies Dec 24 -Julien Dillens, Flemish sculptor (Anspach Monument), dies at 55 Dec 25 -Vilhelm Svedbom, Swedish composer, dies at 61


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i. U.S. Supreme Court Schick v. United States, 195 U.S. 65 (1904) Nos. 222-223 Argued December 2, 1903 Decided May 31, 1904 195 U.S. 65 A written waiver of a jury by a defendant in an action brought by the United States to recover a penalty of fifty dollars under § 11 of the act of 1886 as amended by the Act of May 9, 1902, is not in conflict with the laws and Constitution of the United States, and does not invalidate the judgment.

McCray v. United States, ante, p. 195 U. S. 27, followed as to constitutionality of the oleomargarine legislation.

The facts are stated in the opinion of the Court.

The judgement said that ,” was a crime against the United States; as the Constitution expressly declares, without qualification, that the trial of all crimes, except impeachment, shall be by jury; as Congress has not assumed to declare that this case and like ones may be tried without a jury, the parties assenting, and as the trial of these cases by the court alone, without a jury, has no other sanction than the consent of the accused and the district attorney, the judgment in each case should be reversed, and each case remanded with directions to set aside the judgment, grant a new trial, and take such further proceedings as may be in conformity with law. And the case  was in favour of the U.S.Government, and Mr.Schick was to pay compensation and it was on the government  in what way the guilt of the accused shall be manifested when he pleads not guilty are exclusively for the government to declare and regulate.


Birthday

Dec 1- W A "Tony" Boyle, United Mine Workers president Dec 3 -Juan E Yrausquin, founder (Party of Patriot Arubans)/minister Dec 3 -Edgar Moon, Australian tennis player (Australian C'ships 1930), born in Forest Hill NSW (d. 1976) Dec 6 -Ève Curie, French author and daughter of Madame Curie, born in Paris (d. 2007) Dec 7 -Clarence Nash, American voice actor (Donald Duck), born in Watonga, Oklahoma (d. 1985) Dec 7- Konstantin Sokolsky, Russian singer, born in Saint Petersburg (d. 1991) Dec 8 -Wilmer L Allison Jr, tennis champ (US Open-1935) Dec 9 -Roger Wolcott Sperry, physicist Dec 9- Robert Livingston, American actor (Three Mesquiteers, The Lone Ranger and Zorro), born in Quincy, Illinois (d. 1988) Dec 11- Joe Coral [Joseph Kagarlitski], British bookmaker (Gala Coral Group), born in Warsaw, Poland (d. 1996) Dec 11 -Marge, American cartoonist (created Little Lulu), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (d. 1993) Dec 12 -Jim Christy, South African cricketer (Transvaal, Queensland & South Africa), born in Pretoria, Transvaal (d. 1971) Dec 15- Kermit Bloomgarden, producer (Diary of Anne Frank, Music Man) Dec 15- William Hitzig, Austrian Maxwell physician Dec 16- Edward Morris Bernstein, economist Dec 17- Paul Cadmus, etcher/painter (Sailors & Floozies), born in NYC, New York Dec 18- George Stevens, US director (Alice Adams, Penny Serenade) Dec 18- Wilf Carter, Canadian country and western singer, born in Port Hilford, Nova Scotia (d. 1996) Dec 20- Hans Burkhardt, Swiss-American abstract artist, born in Basel, Switzerland Dec 22- Louis-Eugene-Felix Neel, French physicist (Nobel 1970), born in Lyon, France (d. 2000) Dec 24- Daniel K Womack, American singer & guitarist, born in Danville, Virginia (d. 1996) Dec 24- Herbert D. Riley, US Navy vice-admiral (WW II, Guadalcanal, Okinawa), born in Maryland, United States (d. 1973) Dec 24- Joseph Moses Juran, Romanian-born American industrial engineer and philanthropist, born in Brăila, Romania (d. 2008) Dec 25- Gerhard Herzberg, Can, physicist (molecular structure-Nobel 1971) Dec 26- Alenjo Carpentier, Cuban/French writer (Guerra del Tiempo) Dec 28- Clabon W Allen, Australian/British astronomer Dec 28- Sergei Yutkevich, director (Otello, Banya), born in St Petersburg, Russia Dec 30- Dmitry B Kabalevsky, composer (In the Fire) [OS 17 Dec], born in St Petersburg, Russia Dec 31- Chuck Gardiner, Canadian NHL goalie (Vezina winner), born in Edinburgh, United Kingdom (d. 1934) Dec 31- Nathan Milstein, Ukrainian-American concert violinist (Philadelphia Orch 1942), born in Odessa, Ukraine


Deathday/Demise

Dec 10 -James Cranston, cricketer (scored 16 & 15 in Test for England), dies Dec 24 -Julien Dillens, Flemish sculptor (Anspach Monument), dies at 55 Dec 25 -Vilhelm Svedbom, Swedish composer, dies at 61


Anniversary

Legal News

Law amendments

Land mark judgements

i. U.S. Supreme Court Schick v. United States, 195 U.S. 65 (1904) Nos. 222-223 Argued December 2, 1903 Decided May 31, 1904 195 U.S. 65 A written waiver of a jury by a defendant in an action brought by the United States to recover a penalty of fifty dollars under § 11 of the act of 1886 as amended by the Act of May 9, 1902, is not in conflict with the laws and Constitution of the United States, and does not invalidate the judgment.

McCray v. United States, ante, p. 195 U. S. 27, followed as to constitutionality of the oleomargarine legislation.

The facts are stated in the opinion of the Court.

The judgement said that ,” was a crime against the United States; as the Constitution expressly declares, without qualification, that the trial of all crimes, except impeachment, shall be by jury; as Congress has not assumed to declare that this case and like ones may be tried without a jury, the parties assenting, and as the trial of these cases by the court alone, without a jury, has no other sanction than the consent of the accused and the district attorney, the judgment in each case should be reversed, and each case remanded with directions to set aside the judgment, grant a new trial, and take such further proceedings as may be in conformity with law. And the case  was in favour of the U.S.Government, and Mr.Schick was to pay compensation and it was on the government  in what way the guilt of the accused shall be manifested when he pleads not guilty are exclusively for the government to declare and regulate.


Birthday

Dec 1- W A "Tony" Boyle, United Mine Workers president Dec 3 -Juan E Yrausquin, founder (Party of Patriot Arubans)/minister Dec 3 -Edgar Moon, Australian tennis player (Australian C'ships 1930), born in Forest Hill NSW (d. 1976) Dec 6 -Ève Curie, French author and daughter of Madame Curie, born in Paris (d. 2007) Dec 7 -Clarence Nash, American voice actor (Donald Duck), born in Watonga, Oklahoma (d. 1985) Dec 7- Konstantin Sokolsky, Russian singer, born in Saint Petersburg (d. 1991) Dec 8 -Wilmer L Allison Jr, tennis champ (US Open-1935) Dec 9 -Roger Wolcott Sperry, physicist Dec 9- Robert Livingston, American actor (Three Mesquiteers, The Lone Ranger and Zorro), born in Quincy, Illinois (d. 1988) Dec 11- Joe Coral [Joseph Kagarlitski], British bookmaker (Gala Coral Group), born in Warsaw, Poland (d. 1996) Dec 11 -Marge, American cartoonist (created Little Lulu), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (d. 1993) Dec 12 -Jim Christy, South African cricketer (Transvaal, Queensland & South Africa), born in Pretoria, Transvaal (d. 1971) Dec 15- Kermit Bloomgarden, producer (Diary of Anne Frank, Music Man) Dec 15- William Hitzig, Austrian Maxwell physician Dec 16- Edward Morris Bernstein, economist Dec 17- Paul Cadmus, etcher/painter (Sailors & Floozies), born in NYC, New York Dec 18- George Stevens, US director (Alice Adams, Penny Serenade) Dec 18- Wilf Carter, Canadian country and western singer, born in Port Hilford, Nova Scotia (d. 1996) Dec 20- Hans Burkhardt, Swiss-American abstract artist, born in Basel, Switzerland Dec 22- Louis-Eugene-Felix Neel, French physicist (Nobel 1970), born in Lyon, France (d. 2000) Dec 24- Daniel K Womack, American singer & guitarist, born in Danville, Virginia (d. 1996) Dec 24- Herbert D. Riley, US Navy vice-admiral (WW II, Guadalcanal, Okinawa), born in Maryland, United States (d. 1973) Dec 24- Joseph Moses Juran, Romanian-born American industrial engineer and philanthropist, born in Brăila, Romania (d. 2008) Dec 25- Gerhard Herzberg, Can, physicist (molecular structure-Nobel 1971) Dec 26- Alenjo Carpentier, Cuban/French writer (Guerra del Tiempo) Dec 28- Clabon W Allen, Australian/British astronomer Dec 28- Sergei Yutkevich, director (Otello, Banya), born in St Petersburg, Russia Dec 30- Dmitry B Kabalevsky, composer (In the Fire) [OS 17 Dec], born in St Petersburg, Russia Dec 31- Chuck Gardiner, Canadian NHL goalie (Vezina winner), born in Edinburgh, United Kingdom (d. 1934) Dec 31- Nathan Milstein, Ukrainian-American concert violinist (Philadelphia Orch 1942), born in Odessa, Ukraine


Deathday/Demise

Dec 10 -James Cranston, cricketer (scored 16 & 15 in Test for England), dies Dec 24 -Julien Dillens, Flemish sculptor (Anspach Monument), dies at 55 Dec 25 -Vilhelm Svedbom, Swedish composer, dies at 61


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