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About Cloverdale courier. (Cloverdale, Tillamook County, Or.) 190?-19?? | View Entire Issue (Sept. 25, 1914)
defender called upon him to hear what
P B 0 F E S IO N A L C A R E
he had to say and prepare his defense.
The lawyer was a young man full of
the dignity of the law. He w as am
bitious to take a prominent part in
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politics and hoped to make capital for
himself out of this his first case as
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Mike assured him
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that lie was perfectly innocent.
had gone out to work very early one T IL L A M O O K C IT Y .
morning and came upon a gold watch
and chain lying on the sidewalk. He T. H. GOYNE,
picked them up and took them home
after his day's work, showing them
to his wife and asking her what to do
about it. Bridget said that the owner
of the watch had doubtless dropped it
unawares and would advertise it in a
Opp. Court House,
loss notice tacked to a tree or in the
town paper, which would be issued in
a few days. He had better be on the
lookout for such notice. But nothing
appeared on the trees or in the paper,
and Bridget told Mike when he went
to work 011 the day of his arrest that
she would try to find the owner.
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The public defender listened to this
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statement with supreme contempt. In
the first place he did not believe it,
in the second he could not prove it,
and in the third he proposed to show
his ingenuity in getting his client off.
He asked Mike how much money lie j
had, and Mike said that Bridget was
his banker and he believed she had
something like $2<K) in a stocking. The
defender told him to bring it to him.
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“Mike." he said, “your story would j
never go down with a jury. W e must ;
prove an alibi.”
Mike didn't know j
what an alibi was, but he produced
At the trial the prisoner w as aston
ished to learn that on the night of the
robbery he was in a town fifty miles
distant and at midnight was drinking
in the Alhambra saloon with several
witnesses who swore to the statement
The defendant made a strong case,
; and the prosecutor was much troubled
I to disprove the alibi.
H e talked all
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i day to gain time and during the night
paid one o f the defendant's witnesses
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$10 to swear that he had been mis
taken in the man. This broke down
the statements of the other witnesses
for the defense, and the facts were so
conclusive against the prisoner that he
was convicted without the jurors leav
ing their seats
“Michael Conover, stand up." said
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the judge. “ Have you anything to say
Why sentence should not be passed
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“ I have." said a voice, and a man
in clerical garb came forward and ask
ed to be sworn. Then he said:
“ Bridget Conover, the prisoner’s wife,
! came to me recently to be confessed.
She told me that her husband had
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found a watch and chain and asked me
what he should d<> to find the owner."
Here w as evidence that even the
public prosecutor did not think of re
butting. Mike received a new trial and
was acquitted by the jury that had Office Commercial Bldg
I convicted him and went forth a free
Hours 0 a. ni, 6 p. m.
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Tillamook Abstract Company
By F. A. MITCHEL
In a western community into which
the people were Introducing courts of
law John Bradshaw, a man to whom
every one looked up as a very wise
man. suggested that together with a
public prosecutor they have a public
defender. Mike Conover replied to the
“ It seems to me.” he said, “that it’s
hard enough to get at the truth with
a prosec utor to muddle the jury. If we
have a defender to throw up the same
amount of dust who’s going to see
through it all?"
But Mike had no standing with the
community beside Bradshaw, who was
a large man with an impressive de
meanor and seldom spoke, but when
he did his words seemed to weigh a
ton. The public defender was appoint
ed. and the citizens congratulated them
selves that justice thereafter would be
provided for accused persons as -well
as for the state.
The first person to come before the
court was Mike Conover himself. A
robbery had been committed in the
town involving the loss of a watch
and about $10 in currency. It had oc
curred about 12 o’clock at night. Joel
Harkness had been walking borne
when some one came up behind him,
put Ids arms around him, and a scutlle
had ensued. The street was not light
ed. and Harkness did not see his as
sailant. who soon released his hold.
When Ilarkness arrived at home he
found that he had been relieved of a
gold watch and chain and the money
which he had carried in his vest pocket.
He reporied the matter to the police,
who advised him to say nothing about
the inattei for the [»resent. They were
engaged in ferreting out other crimi
nalities. and it would aid them If the
criminal supposed that Ilarkness had
pocketed his loss without reporting it.
A few days after this Mary Doolun
went to see Mrs. Couover, biff, not
finding her at home, sat down in the
living room. Mary had very keen ears
and. hearing a ticking, wondered where
it came from. Making a search, she
found a gold watch und chain in a bu
Mike being a poor laborer, Mary
knew that he could not afford any
such timepiece and talked about her
find to her neighbors.
reached the ears of the police. A
search was made of Mike’s home and
the watch found.
hesitation identified it as his property.
The bills he had lost were not found,
but they could not have been identified
if they had been found.
M ik ^ was. arrested,, and the public
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No. 114 meets each
Saturdav at 7 i>. m.
Frank Owens, N .
G., John Low ranee . Sec. Visiting
brothers are cordial l\ invited to meet
with us when you are in Cloverdale.
ATTORNEY AT LAW
The Ocean Sprav Rebecca Lodge
No. 1-4S meet s every other \\ tallies-
«lay in each mont b at S :iH) r . m .
Mrs. la1» a dooliraii , N . ( » . ; Mrs.
Lidie ( iist, St ct y .
Attorney at Law
No. 126 meets oil
Thursday, on or
before full moon of
each month, ( ’has.
Bay, W . M., Win.
M. Owen, Sec.
Calvin R. Worrall,
Business Counsellor, Titles, Ac
countant, Notary Public.
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Meets on first and third Fridays of each
month at I. O. O. F. hull ut8:!S0p. m.
J.L. GEORGE, M. D.
L. L. HOY, M D.
Physician and Surgeon
DR. ELMER D. ALLEN,
i lie 1 Cloverdale Courir*'
DR. L. E. HEWITT,
With new bili In mgs, better equip
ment. enlarged grounds, and many ad-
■ dittoes to its faculty, the University
Oregon vvill begin its thirty-ninth
| year Tuesday, September 15.
training for Business, Jour-
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Test anJ strongest e'e, annienti
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N. N. Kirby, Master Artisan,
Ed Worthington, Past Master,
Mrs. A. Applewhite, Secretary,
W alter Logos, Treasurer.
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you will not be urged to buy,
and you are sure to be interested
even if you do not see anything
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and can save yon the middle-man s
profit. Engines are shipped direct to
us fiom the factory at Detroit, Mieli.
W e do not buy through any agency and
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I gine at the lowest possible price. Sample
Advertise in the Courier.
Read I engines on display.
Harness and Saddlery
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mercial Club Building.
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meets on the First
and Third Saturday
in each month at 10
Mrs. E. Lundquist,
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