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!es for you, on the pretense that you1 lo«>k for Liskey at Ml llebiou ou l)<- ««vltleiit e wlilch coi robotnt«*«l tl <> t«*» lo show only th«* larceny of un«» inai«’ TlH’’» l-1 ••*«•<* < AtMItll III Ihl* ASM ♦ U hi of Ihtf
c'uunlry than all ulh*r dhraasM put lu*athar, and
wante«l to buy some polo ponies, and «-««niber 13, 1908; that he spokw to tluion.» of tile wltno.i.« Welch and W the pr«ip«*i'ly of G«*ot'g«* «(Itter.
until th* laat f*w *«ara waa au|i|miam| U> lw larur
' aft* r you had cut out s lot of mares him »nd ask« d him If hu was nut II. Shook iu I'eguid to visiting the
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atda. For a ■
many year« AurUtr« |»rumma«m|
and gehiing suitable for your purpose Chas. I.tskcy and that th«* reply wa< * Ct-as. Liskey and the Alf. Wnlll.i
"'That there I» a fatal variant«' be It a U n al dWHam» anti |>fam rll»<*l h* al
’did you not g.*t some one to aid you "No " 11«» excused himself and went ranclK i in company with tliu witness tw«*eti the allegation ot th«» Indict and l»> «MMialantly falling la rur* with hnal liv«(
and bill him good by««, and said he|
iiMHit, |ir4*n<»ui•<'•**! H hirurald«*. H« 1*144ha« |>mv*ti
'to drive those horses to the railroad. on about his business. On cross-ex es lie («-.«titled In ri-gnnl to finding incut and proof in this, that ths « atarihUHw a c«»n«IHutU»nal dloew««i and that*
would start back that day and prob-1
! your purpose being tu steal thus«* amination h<* t«*stlfi«*<l that he thought th«* cover of a cracker box in it tiail Indict luent charge» the larceny of for* raqulit* <*»n*lIIuAhnial lrvatn»*nl. liaJi'a
ably stop at the Bruce rauch that
tl ** man was Liskey, l>ut that he was 1 g r hole near a pine ire«» which j fourteen iiorses, the poraoltnl prop catarrh Curv. nianufa« tuiad by > J. I'hanwy A
"No, sir. I did not.''
not sure of It after ho had spoken Welch pointed out .saying th««y had erty of Henry Vinson ami on» horse, (ah, T»»l*A«i, Ohio, A* th* only cunatUutiunal eura
on lb* mark*!
It 1« taken Internally in ib«** front
On the train he met Tom Offield
i Owing to the slight illness of Juror to him
He was ask« d
a lunch bidden there. Th«* article the pettinai property ot (¡"orge Rii It) dn>pa to a tra*i"««Hiftil II a« la dhm'tly un (he
who wanted to know where he was
Jas. Col«* ther«< was some delay Sat wore a mustache and replied in th«* was plac«*d on exlill>itIon
Mr. Wal ter, and the proof, atuotig other vai bkMid and ntucuu* •urfat'«** of the ayaUnn They
going, anti he told him he had a car-
! urday in resuming tbe proceedings affirmative. lie was next askmi If ker also (■*stlfi<>d that this brand of lances, shows tliut the fourteen lior»«1» ofTwr one hundred <i«»llata fur any raaa it falla Io
toad of horses which he was taking!
in the Chas. Liskey trial
Shortly the mustache the man wore was ns crack«>rs Is sold by the Bradley »tor«* alleged to be the property of Henry I'ara. Monti fur rlrrulat* and tamtinmnlal*.
r J CHUNKY A <M>. Tided«.» Ohio
to Stewart. At Sacramento one of
after Court convened every seat in long as his ow n. Wltness Bagby an- al Bonanza.
Vlnuon were at the time of th<> »lieg
Hold by Ikugflata. Tft*
tile horses which was a little latue,
the room was occupied and through-1 sw cred. “I did nut measure It, but
Prosecution praciicallv complet ml «-il larceny the property of the part- Tak* Hail*« Faintly 1‘illa fur cunalipattaMt
■was left at a livery stable, aud the
out the entire day tbe attendance I should judge that It was "
evident*«* and case wa» continued I n<*r»lil|>, comptiaod of Rubo Vinson,
remaining 20 went through to Sau
I w its large.
J. F, Billingsly. a livery stable until Tuesday morning at which I Phoebe Vinson, Henry Vinson, Ale»
Francisco, where 19 were sold to aj
Walter Welch was again called to* man at Mt. Hebr««n, testified that tlm«> the prosecution will tluish U h Vinson and Annie Vinson, and that
buyer from San Jose for >50 a head,
th«* stantl by th«* proaecution for re , th«» carload of horses In question was cas«*
Henry Vinson had no spis-lnl propri ty
the other being an ol«t mare, was sold
dlr«*ct examination. The check re shipped, but tliut lie could uot iden
UH therein.am! that there I» u«>l »ultli lent
tor >20. After the sal«* a settlement
ceived by him from Stewart in pay-■ tify Liskey as the man who acco tu soon as the »tale r««sted Its case he corrotiatlon of the evidence of the
was made with Mr. Lyons, on«* of
tuent for the horses was introduced panied Welch, llís testimony eorrob- would offer a motion asking that the accolli|>li<-«>. Welch, of the larceny of
Stewart's men. who. after d«*ductlug
by the prosecution as evidence cor orated that of pre<«i>dlng witnesses I I I « as«« bo dismlsacl on acofunt of the alleged hor»e a» the peritonei prop
the commission and expenses, gave
roborative of th«* testimony of the in that he gave . vid« nee that the man I «arlauce of th«* testimony from th«* erty of George Ritter
THE LAND MAN
him a ch«*ck for >771. He theu went
Cousiderable argument as I who was with Welch bad taken his charg«»» in the Indictment and <»p«*n-
"Counsel movo» on th«- further ami
to the Mtssion Bank and had the to whether or not this could be done'
I ors«* from his stab!«* on the same day 1 ing atatement.
fifth grouiKl that there Is a total fall
•heck cashed and bought a Portland
follow«*d with th«* result that th«* of that the shipuieut of horses was
Duiing tile afternoon session the ur«< ou tin* part of til«' State to prove
draft for >600. putting the balance in
List your land for sale with thia
fer of the ehtek was withdrawn. made
crowd w um so largt* that much of the the owuerslilp of the horae» »ll«'g«-<l
office, we have buyer» fur all
Welch was also questioned closely
c I ssm ' s
of Klamath County
Lewis Gerber was the first * it time spectators were forced to stand to hav«* luen »tulen from Henry VIn
He remained in San Francisco two
about being urged to «-scape while at news called after the noon r«*coss ili» Tb<* mother of tbe defendant sat by »on. a« completely »hown by ih«» rec
•r three days and then went to Sac
the Liskey ranch with Deputy Sher testimony was to show which was the bis side durlug the entire hchh I ok ord» and brami» last introduced."
ramento and finally came back to
iff's Walker ami Shook
In connec rniMt feasible rout«* for driving stock She waa not aff«*cted when datnag-
After reading a d<*cl»i<«n coverlug
Klamath Falls arriving here ou
tion with this I k * only reiterated what trout th«» Klamath B.-tsin to Mt. Heb ing evidence was Introduce«! and her th«« motion mad«* by Mr. Mills. Judge
The only acreage adjacent to
Christmas. He then went to Honan-
Klamath Fall» for «ale in «mail
he had heretofore said
His tewlimony showed that th«- ' be irltig Is such as would Indicate Noland promptly overruled It with-
•a and hearing that there waa liable
tract». More thun a »core of
Mrs Fitch, who resides north of ( route through the lava beds was Implicit confidence in her son's iu- out permitting au.i argument
to be trouble left and went to Sac-
tieople huve »»cured »it»» for
Dairy, was th«* next witness called through au uulnhablt<*d district and nocence.
defense saved sn objection to this
mniento, where he was later arrested
Her testimony corrobrate«t the wit
When Court conv«*ne«i Tu«*»day j ruling
When the Court met Friday the, ness Welch in that Liskey and Wai- 'was not used as frequently as the
Brief intermlaalon wa« then taken*
i route via Ijtird's and the Davis ranch . morning th«* first wit Hess called in '
motion for the defense to strike out I
ilia had b«««*n with him on the 4th day which he considered the most feas-! Liskey cas«* • a» T J. I’attersou. ufi after which the defense <-all«*«l Its
•re the best buy» on the market
sertaln evidence given by Welch was
of De«x*mt>er when they catue to her , ible
I lebron, who t<*stlfi«*d tu seeing I first wituens. Arthur Languii, of Bo-1
argued Mills contend«*d that where
ranch with a bunch of horses
hors«** driven to the nanta. who teatlfied to ha»ing had
Guy Merrill gav«> evidence as to I the bam! of horses
tbe indictment charged tbe stealing torney Mills for the defens«* obj«*cted
load«-d onto th«« car a conversation with Walter Welch I
i hi* headquarter» iu the lava beds.
•f a number of horses, the evident*«'
to every question ask«*«! Mrs. Fitqb
This was about I o'clock Iu the after on or about December 5. 1908, In
tended to prove the theft of a cer
and the Court In turn ov«»rrul«*d every
he had provisions and bay. had b«*en noon. and they were driven by two regard to | k >I o poniea, Wei«-h staling!
tain number of mares, fillies, gvld-
disturb«*«! about the time that the men, but <!ld not pay auffi<-i«*nt atten that he was In the market for horses
tAgS. etc. Decisions from the courts I
Luke Walker was next called and
Th«* of thia character
witm-ss Welch stat >>d that they had tion so as to recogulie them
of Texas, Montana and other states
his t«*stimony substantial«^ tn part
Eldon Hnntn. a »on of Mr». M
were quoted showing that the Su-! the evidence given by Mrs. Fitch, as pass«*«! through that section with th««
ger hors«* and b«* aotleed him riding Smith, the wltneaa for the prosecu-
preme Court held that the charge had '
be was at her house at the time that
1*1 Stewart, of San Francisco, away from the d«*pot going east He tloa who »tat« d positively thut th- R
to be sustained by the evidence.1
Welch. Wallis and Liskey stopped
<l«*t*'Udant Liskey I» th«* man w ho was
whom Welch dl»|x»e<*d of the w««r** a yellowish coat
While the decisions of the Texas I there with a bunch of horses
United States Com missi oner
sourt was favorable to the defense, Walker was. however, not positive as horse«, corroborated the witness
He stat«*d h<* was place over night with the horses, was
Welch in that he had b«s-n Iu hla was then called
the pros«M*ution argued that the de
to the identification of th«* defendant
TIMBER AND HOMESTEAD
employ: that he had brought thei 30 years old an«! that he lived on next place«] on the sian«! II«* teatlfied 1
cisions of a larger number of other
as he bad not taken particular notice
horses in question to his yards in i th»* Vinson ranch In lamgoll Valley. that hi» bom«* I» with hi» mother uu
state Supreme Courts held that the
H«* te»tifi«*d Iu relation to the owner th«* Major Bruco ranch, that he ».i*
term horse included all the species,
Office. Thini and Main, <>pp«>»ite City
of the horses and stated that, at borne on th«* night that two mon
Mrs. Arthur Pearson was called sold to San Jo»«* parties, and that the ; ship
as mares, geldings, etc. The motion
was no r«ml partnership exist ¡stoppixl there with a band of horsea.
uext and she was followed by Arthur cheek on exhibit was given Mr.Welch there
was overruled by Judge Noland.
Both appear for the horses in fiual settlement af ing between Henry Vinson and the that he did not remember th«* exact
Walter Welch was then placed on Pearson, her husband
All the slock was bought date, but that II wua on or about
BENSON A STONE
anti the ter be had deducted the aiuuuuts children
the stand and cross examined by
ATTORNEYS AT LAW
■ills. He stated that he was 38 years
tin cross examination by Mills. be recognlte Liskey, but that one of
of age and was born in England He remember.'* From their testimony
stat«sl that his father visited the I the men was <>f the »atip* build and
same to thia country when 16 or 17 it was shown that they resided on the Mills moved that all of the evidenci
and Trait Hldf.
rauch every year. sometime» In May ¡that it was undoubtedly the defend
years of age and first stopped at Ba-
relating to the transfer of the horses
K AMATM raLS • OREGON
and during the summer and some- ant; Hat he live«« n«-ar the Liskey
■er City. Since then he had been all
b>- struck out on the ground of be tinv-s In the winter That hl» father
place about six years ago »nd that h<*
in the horse stealing. Most of their
•ver the Pacific Coast. Working at
ing heresay. Considerable argument
mail«* bls horn«* In M«*dford, and that hu«l not se«*n l.isk«-y since that tliu«<
Prairie City. LaGrande, Portland. testimony was In regard to when followed with the result that the
no stock was bought or sold by th«* t>ti cross «-xatuinatioa it was shown
Welch catue to the Liskey ranch, the
Ontario, and the Burns country. He
motion was al!uw«*d in so far as it children without first consulting their
that tlo wlttP'SH i as aliout 14 or 13
length of titn«> be remained, and with
pertained to a certain memorandum
fath«*r and getting his sanction Ills years of ag<* when be rosl<l«-d n«*ar
COUNSELOR AT LAW
•f 1906, stopped at Dairy and then
introduced, wnich gave figur«*s re
i fatter k«-pt th«- books and handled Dairy.
the fact that their replies were sel
KLAMATH FA Ll>, OREGON
went to work on the Frank Adams
garding the sum r«-c«-ived for th«- !all th«- money ami paid th«* expens«*«
Andrew Smith, a brother of th«* ROOMS 7 A 0. MURDOCH BLOG
ranch. He also had spent a number
Witness testified that must j()n r«-dir«*< t by Druk«* h«* testified that
little value to either side. Mrs. Pear
pre« «-«‘«ling witness, trstlfi-d that h<
•f years in Canada, Montana aud oth
of the horses were mark'd with a V
'h«* V brand was the official brand la «6 y«-ara of age; that he formerly
son testified that the yellow macki
brand, while one N. C. and one G. (>
Hf tl «- Henry Vinson sto« k
rcaided near Dairy and ilia' whll*
WILL A. LEONARD
He had worked 'or Henry Egley naw eoat on exhibition was
Albert Patterson was <-al|i-d as u there In- met the defendant; t l at r
one worn by Chas,
driving horses from Wagontire coun
Ritter, a farmer of Yonna | witness and not h«*ing pr<w«*nt. «he
follow *«d id-., ified
try. He made three trips coining by er witnesses who
testified that he waa the own- Judge otd«*tV*d a bench warrant Is- hail not a- <-n him for aluiut six « ea
the article as the property
of ll: • ac- Valle;.
way of Sprague River through Yon-
er of a certain gray horse branded j tued for his arrest to appear as a
Wlthrtt* -Mdhasc tiulldlng
• i last |><•<■.-uib«*r when two men atop
sa Valley, crossing the Lost River cused man.
O . which he sold yesterday; that
near Horton's and stopping at the
horse was In California win-re it
Arthur Pierson ask«**! p«*rtnl*.-«lon that hi- saw the fac«-a of both men.
DR. C. P. MASON
Adams ranch. From there the horses a few questions in regard to tin time r.ad been removed without bis tier
be r«*called to make plain certain but dl«l nut ti-cognlte cither of them,
were taken to Montague where they when a certain show was held at mission; tl.at he sold tbe hone- be
he lad previously glv«-n that on«- aa» a tall man and one a
w^re shipped. He had work d some Dairy. His testimony was tha the cause it was too expettslv«* to hav»-
Bank A Trust (’« in
short heavy set fellow
time for Stewart, not all the time, show occurred on Decan, b *■; 1 ♦, 1 aus. the aninial returned.
or 1 days nt mi time and at another
but principally in summer. He bad
Rub« Vinson, the son of 11 -nrj tittle
l«U ú U< u úa;4 This «vas th«* strongest card» wheU the wit ui - hh .
sever bought any horses for Stewart, examined.
V!?son, was next placed on D
.:4i< Im. th** night of thè Emma Liskey, the 17 year old »In
The next witness gave evidence and te.-iifie.l in r**garl
but had instructions to buy horses.
In regal i to th»* t**l-*|>hone t>r of the defendant, wa.« placed on
He worked at the Shook lanch in that was >««. ptionaiiy damaging to horses in question at &tu Ju?« , in I
«all, b<- siati-d tl.at h>* v* as not sure the stand
Her testimony was a dl-
summer of 1907 and that fall clerked the defense. Mrs. M Smith, who January, 1909, and that they had
2500 Acres Free
.as to tbe « xa< t time. It might have reel contradiction of that given by
tn the store at Dairy for Mr. Davies lives on the Major Bruce ranch, 13 previously been seen by him in Lan
The Lakeside company ha» ‘¿IM acres
Thanksgiv- several wltne»»e» for the State, In
Also worked a short time for Chas miles from Mt. Hebron, testified that g* ll Valley; that they were the prop-
of lan<i under the A<l»rns ditch that it
; ing and the time of the show.
fact, her stat«*m<*nts bad a tendency will give RENT FREE for one year.
Drew and then went back to the she saw Walter Welch and Chas. «•rty of the Vinson's and had been
County Clerk D«-I.a|> was put on to t«-ar down the entire prosecution This includes the use of th«« land and
Shook ranch. Had been with Shook's Liskey on December 13, 1908; that shipped out without the permission
Th«« renter must clear and
the stand and g,«v<* ti-stiiiiouy In re- She guv«* a posit 1 vi- answer to every water.
three different times. He had helped
place the land in cultivation. Th«- rent
I of the owners.
er gets all the crop but we reserve the
Mr. Stewart’s foreman drive horses with a bunch of horses; they cauie
Attorney Mills objected to prac and marks which were introduced in
tion did nut swerve from her original right to baalure the stubble.
to the railroad and bad helped break there late in the evening. Welch com- tically every question asked the wit
evidence to prove that the brand of replies, According to tbe evidence
Tne Lakeside (Company,
iing to the house and asking her to ness and in every Instance the Court
horses at the Adams ranch.
J. Frank Adams, Msn»g«*r,
When Court convened at 1:30* be permitted to remain for the night, I overruled the objections interposed.
Attorney Milla for the de- er who reside» about two and a half
Welch resumed the stand and Attor- he told her that they had been lost
Miss Annie Vinson, daughter of . ft-nse made obj«*ctlon to practically
miles from the home of the defend
sey Mills proceeded with the exami In the lava beds for a few days with Henry Vinson, testified that she vis
NOTICE OF HALE.
that »he wan at home from th«*
nation. The witness stated that dur- a band of horses; that they were ited San Jose in January of this year
Notice 1» hereby given that I »hall,
tith to the 14th of December and that on the 4th day of March, IMI, at
Bg the past three years be had driv cold and hungry and wanted to stay and la company of the Klamath
The prosecution offered in evidence she attended a show at Dairy on the
en from wagontire mountain between for the night; she consented and they County officers »he visited certain
10 o'clock A. M. of said day. In front
put their saddle horses in the barn feed stables where she saw the same a c»-rtifi«*d copy of the record and a night of the latter date; that she of the Klamath Development Com
500 and S00 bead of horses.
pitree of leather on which is burned was accompanied to this show by
Judge Noland interposed a query and corralled tbe others; they bad horses testifid to by the wlto<«s pre-
pany'» office on Main street. In Klam
brand of Henry Vinson
her brother», Charles, the defendant, ath Falla, Klamath County, Oregon,
in the matter of the cross examina supper soon after coming into tbe ceeding her.
Following the examlnatloti of Wit included; that for five or »lx day»
tion as to the purpose of the line of house, but during their meal and alsoj Numerous objections were made
sell at public auction to the highest
Del^p the Htate rested its case. prevtou» to thia show Charles had
Cuestiona, the object being to prac while eating breakfast the following by counsel tor defense, all of which
bidder for cash, the following de
been at the home of his mother, suf scribed personal property, to-wit:
tically serve notice that everything morning Liskey hung his head so were overruled by Judge Noland.
made the following motion:
fering from an illn<<sa resulting from
would be done to expedite tbe trial that his face could not be seen dis
One sorrel mare, bald face, about
W. H. Shook, of Dairy, gave evi
tinctly; he wore a mustache and had dence that he saw a certain gray I “Comes now the defendant, Charles an attack of the yellow rover which five years old, thirteen hands high,
•f the case.
Liskey, and motet the Court to in he contracted while a soldier in tbs
The witness stated that the first a two weeks' growth of beard on his horse belonging to Geo. Ritter in
weight 901 lbs., no brand visible.
the jury to acquit the defend Philippine war; that during these
Said sale will be made to satisfy
Une the proposition to steal horses face; be had on a yellow mackinaw San Jose and that at the same time
days be left the house occasionally, a lien for the suin of >7.SO for die
was broached was near Mrs. Fitch's coat and she Identified the coat on he saw there a number of the Vin
and for the following reasons to-wit: but he was not able to leave the
pasturing said animal at the req ueat
house, where he went to look at exhibition as the one worn by him. son horses.
place; that on December 14th, he of John Doe, the posseaaor of the
On cross-examination she testified
sama polo ponies Liskey and Wallis
After an intermission of nearly an
•waed. There was a U. C. mare on that she has known Liskey for seven hour W. H. Shook was again called
"That there Is a variance between went to bls home and on the way to same.
rhe ridge. Liskey said:
"Thera's years, but that she had not seen him and asked in regard to the condi the allegations In the indlctmont and the show that night she and her oth
This notice la published in the
a mare that could be sold in Frisco. for six years. However, she was pos tion of certain fences on the Walters the proof, kind and character of tbe er brothers stopped at bls place from Klamath Republican, a newspaper
What do you say to taking It along? itive that Liskey was the man who ranch. He testified that the wires property alleged to have been stolen; where he accompanied them to Dairy. published In Klamath County, Ore
After the noon recess Miss Emma gon, for three weeks prior to said
It would help pay expenses.** to had been at her ranch with Welch had been cut on several fences and
wa* again placed on the sale.
wAich the witness replied: "It goes
that there were marks showing that
"That there is a fatal variance be Htand and Judge Drake resumed the
with him and he tried to hide his' a band of horses bad passed through
with the Swede.'*
Dated at Klamath Falls, Oregon,
tween the Indictment and proof In cross examination, but she remained this 8th day of February, 1909.
This conversation was had before face.
this, that the charge in the Indict firm In her testimony.
they reached Mrs. Fitch's. After
John Blisk, who lives on the Bruce
D. n. CAMPBELL.
W. C. Dalton, residing east of Tule
J. W. Pool, who resides four mile»
they left there Liskey and witness ranch with Mrs. Smith, was the next Lake, testified that on his ranch he ment 1» the larceny of fourteen head
SHOP AT SUMMER«.
had some conversation about steal witness called. Most of his testi found a number of fences on which of horses, the personal property of east of Olene, testified that he was
A blacksmith shop has b
ing horses; but Wallis did not engage mony was a corroboration of tbe evi the wires had been cut, leading to the Henry Vinson, and that the proof at the Liskey home on December 10,1
only tends to show pthe larceny of 1908, and there saw the defendant, tabllshed at Summers. Gener
in these talks.
dence given by Mrs. Smith, but in lava beds, and the Redding road.
mares and geldings and does not tend who was sick, lying on a lounge. of all kinds promptly dons,
John W. Logue, whose residence
After reaching the corral with a the identification of Liskey he was
to show the larceny of any animals On cross examination It was shown shoeing a specialty.
is some eight miles north of Dairy,
hunch of horses gathered that trip,
in their natural state or stallions. that witness Pool bad resided In this
the question of stealing the horses also saw him return from Mt. Heb- and who Is the father-in-law of Alf.
county about three years, - having
was gone Into thoroughly, and It was ron, or from that direction and gave Wallis, testified that on about De
come here from Jackson County, and
decided to abandon tbe question of
previously from Douglas County,
securing polo ponies and steal a car him that tallied with that given by sent to .San Jose in the Wallis pas tween the Indictment and proof In
where he had been In troublo.
ture and that It was subsequently
load of horses for the Frisco market.
WASMWOTM «MS VSMTH STS I
August Liskey, n brother of the
This was about December 4.
r Í t F fo R CATA LOO 1
of one horse, the personal property
"Isn’t It a fact that you got Liskey Hebron, testified that he knew LIs- lis and Liskey.
S. L. Walker, a deputy sheriff, gave
And Wallis to gather a bunch of bors- key; that be met a man whom he
«.ISKIÄ FOUND Gl ll.TY.
FRANK IRA WHITE
Mills Addition lots
FRANK IRA WHITE
fHE LAND MAN
C. C. BROWER