240 AUTOBIOGRjiPHY OF JOHN FRITZ
despotic manner to select judges, sheriff, clerk, baiUffs, and officers of the court in general. The selections he made, as it turned out, proved so exceedingly judicious that no one ventured either to object or decline. The names of those selected were as foUows:
Chief Justice. R. A. Lamberton, Prest. Lehigh University.
Associate Judges. Charles H. Loring, Prest. American Society Mechanical Engineers. G. W. Melville, Engineer-in-chief United States Navy, William Sellers, Prest. William Sellers & Co. Henry Morton, Prest. Stevens Institute. Charles E. Emery, Consulting Engineer. John M. Hartman, of Hartman & Taws.
Attorney-General. J. F. Holloway, Prest. Engineers' Club, New York.
District Attorneys. John Birkinbine, Prest. American Institute Mining Engineers. Oliver Williams, Prest. Catasauqua Manufacturing Co. Jos. D. Weeks, Editor "American Manufacturer and Iron World."
Counsel for Prisoner. R. W. Raymond, Sec. American Institute Mining Engineers. General W. Emil Doster. J. Davis Brodhead, Esq.
High Sheriff. William F. Durfee, Supt. C. W. Hunt Co.
Clerk of the Court. Charles KirchhoIT, Editor "Iron Age."
Court Reporter. E. G. Spilsbury, Managing Director, Cooper, Hewitt & Co.
Witnesses. R. W. Hunt, Prest. R. W. Hunt Inspection Co. E. D. Leavitt, Consulting Engineer Calumet & Hecla Mining Co. John Thomas, Gen. Supt. Thomas Iron Co. And others.
Uncle John Fritz.