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SECTION ONE O 1E THE SALT Jj lrF HERALD l l KALD SOTTDAT SUND Y DECEMBER Li 31 1905 9O5
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WHERE R WAS S SHEETS FOR FORMURDER
HOURS BEFORE MURDERCohtlnucd MURDERContinued MURDER MURDERContinued
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closely the imprint left by a dogs
track and that where the dog do had left
the beaten path ath the blood stains fol fol10wed ¬
lowed In answer to a question by
County Attorney Christensen Mr Ral Raleigh Raleigh Ralf ¬
f eigh said that thus far search for the
i dog had been futile futileMr futlleMr
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other soap since birth For pre prelerving prele re reterwng
lerving le n purifying pun n and an beautifying beautifyingthe
t the skin for cleansing the scalp of ofcrusts ofcrusts ofcrusts
crusts scales and dandruff and the thestopping thestopping thestopping
stopping of falling hair for softening softeningwnitening softeningwhitening
I whitening and soothing red rough roughand roughi roughIJ1d
i and sore hands for baby rashes rashesand rashesand rashesand
and chafings and for many sana sanative sanative sanative >
tive antiseptic purposes which whichreadily whichreadlly whichi
i readily suggest themselves to moth mothtrs mothtrs mothtrs
trs as well we as for the toilet bath bathMid bathlnd bathfind
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treat reat Skin Cure is is priceless pricelessCutlcnr
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j a Of Bead for So All About bout the Skin Scalp and Hair II
Sixth South street trail of blood was wasthe wasthe wasthe
the canine one oneRegarding oneRegardIng oneRegarding
Regarding the drops of blood which whichthe whIchthe whichthe
the officers had found on both the south southand southand southand
and north sides of Seventh South Southstreet Southstreet SouthStreet
street Mr Raleigh could advance no notheory notheory notheory
theory He told of finding a drop of ofblood otblood ofblood
blood on the gate in front of the resi residence residence residence ¬
dence of George Powell Mr Raleigh Raleighsaid RaI Raleighsaid lgh lghsaid
said that to him it appeared that the theblood theblood theblood
blood had been flicked or thrown on onthe onthe onthe
the gate rather than that it had haddropped haddropped haddropped
dropped there from some wound He Heexplained Heexplained Heexplained
explained to ttte t1I jury why he held this thisopinion thisopinion thisopinion
opinion illustrating the difference in incoagulation incoagulation incoagulation
coagulation of blood where thrown and andwhere andwhere andwhere
where dropped droppedThe droppedThe droppedThe
The witness said that turkeys had hadbeen hadbeen hadbeen
been killed across the road from fl om Powells Pow Powells PoweUs ¬
ells There was nothing found to con connect connect confleet ¬
nect the blood stains on the northand northandsouth north andsouth and andsouth
south sides of Seventh South street Mr MrPowell MrPowell MrPowell
Powell himself knew nothing of the thestain thestain thestain
stain until his attention was called to toit toIt toit
it by the officers officersHow o officersHow cers cersHow
How Bone Was Found FoundSergeant FoundSergeant FoundSergeant
Sergeant John Hempel followed De Detective Detective Detective ¬
tective Raleigh He told of finding a asmall 81amaH asmall
small piece of bone the pores of which whichare whichare whichare
are much larger than in a human at atFifth atFIfth atFifth
Fifth South and Sixth East streets streetsThe streetsThe streetsThe
The bone resembles a turkey knuckle knuckleOr
Or fragment of a larger meat bone boneSergeant boneSergeant boneSergeant
Sergeant Hempel told of finding Mr MrSheets 1frSheets MrSheets
Sheets pipe It had been partially filled filledand filledand filledand
and was evidently in the mouth of the thevictim thevIctim thevictim
victim when the shot was fired It was waslying waslying waslying
lying to the left of the body bodyThe bodyThe bodyThe
The testimony of Lamar Nelson was wassupplemented wassupplemented wassupplemented
supplemented by that of Patrolman PatrolmanCharles PatrolmanCharles PatrolmanCharles
Charles Sperry The revolver owned ownedby ownedby ownedby
by Sheets was found about seven feet feetsouth feetsouth feetsouth
south of the pool Jool of blood bloodFollowing bloodFollowing bloodFollowing
Following these two witnesses was wasAttorney wasAttorney wasAttorney
Attorney Sonnedecker whose testi testimony testimony testimony ¬
mony has been given givenSkaters givenSkaters givenSkaters
Skaters Saw Man Running RunningTestimony RunningTestimony RunningTestimony
Testimony on the part of R S Olson
2219 Walnut avenue and other members mem members mem members ¬
bers of a party which met at the Ste Stevenson Stevenson Stevenson ¬
venson home just two doors from the thescene thescane thescene
scene of Sheets death was to the effect effectthat effectthat effectthat
that a man was seen running west on onFifth onFifth onFifth
Fifth South street about 830 p m The Thetime Thetime Thetime
time of the shot having been fixed ab absolutely absolutely absolutely ¬
solutely by Mr Sonnedecker and the thefurther thefurther thefurther
further fact that prior to seeing the therunning therunning therunning
running man the party had heard no nopistol nopistol nopistol
pistol this testimony is deemed to have havelittle havelittle havelittle
little value valueThere valueThere valueThere
There is little doubt on the part of ofthe ofthe ofthe
the authorities that the man who was wasseen wasseen wasseen
seen running is either guiltless of any anywrongdoing anywrongdoing anywrongdoing
wrongdoing or if he was fearing de detection detection detection ¬
tection his misdeed had no connection connectionwith connectionwith connectionwith
with the Sheets tragedy tragedyWant tragedyWant tragedyWant
Want Man Who Ran RanIn RanIn RanIn
In order that at least this bit of mys mystery mystery mystery ¬
tery as to the Identity of the fleeingstranger fleeing fleeingstranger fleeingstranger
stranger was may be cleared up Coun County County County ¬
ty Attorney Christensen makes a re request request request ¬
quest through The Herald that any per person person person ¬
son who was running to catch a car or orfor orfor orfor
for any other purpose about 830 p m mThursday mThursday mThursday
Thursday and who passed a party of ofpeople ofpeople ofpeople
people near the joint building on Fifth FifthSouth FifthSouth FifthSouth
South street make himself known to tothe tothe tothe
the police The sole purpose of this re request request request ¬
quest is that the police may confirm confirmtheir confirmtheir confirmtheir
their belief that this man had nothing nothingwhatever nothingwhatever nothingwhatever
whatever to do with the crime and can canprove canprove canprove
prove his haste was not inspired by byconnection byconnection byconnection
connection with the Sheets case caseThe caseThe caseThe
The names of those who were in the theskating theskating theskating
skating party and who were walking walkingwest walkingwest walkingwest
west on Fifth South street to catch a aState aState aState
State street car when the man passed passedthem passedthem passedthem
them in such haate follow Mr and andMrs andMrs andMrs
Mrs Edwin Rands 252 East Third ThirdSouth ThirdSouth ThirdSouth
South street William Glissmeyer G1issmeerKeysor Glissmeyerreysor 2 2Keysor >
Keysor court Leown Needham 421 421Second 421Second 421Second
Second East street Isabella Stevenson Stevensonand Stevensonand Stevensonand
and Emily Cottrel both of 2i3 2 3 East EastFifth EastFifth EastFifth
Fifth South street Lillian Mahlquist
249 East Fifth South street and R S SOlsen SOlsen SOlsen
Olsen
Testimony in Morning MorningAt
At the morning session of the coroners coro coroners corOn ¬
ners n rs inquest which began at 1030 1030oclock 1030oclock 1030oclock
oclock little of importance bearing on onthe onthe onthe
the tragedy was brought out The Thethree Thethree Thethree
three Jurors sworn were G E Calder CalderTheodore CalderTheodore CalderTheodore
Theodore Toblasson and Hyrum J JSmith JSmith JSmith
Smith Both County Attorney Chris Christensen Christensen Christensen ¬
tensen and Assistant County Attorney AttorneyWillard AttorneyWlllard AttorneyWillard
Willard Saigon ± nson were present in the theforenoon theforenoon theforenoon
forenoon forenoonJ
J G McAllister 9 Earl court a abrotherinlaw abrotherinlaw abrotherinlaw
brotherinlaw of the dead mani man was wasthe wasthe wasthe
the first witness His evidence related relatedsimply relatedsImply relatedsimply
simply to the dead mans cheerful dis disposition disposition ¬
position positionNext positionNext positionNext
Next came J D H McAllister in infront infront infront
front of whose home at 241 East Fifth FifthSouth FifthSouth FifthSouth
South street the murder was commit committed committed committed ¬
ted Mr McAllisters testimony has hasbeen hasbeen hasbeen
been given at length in Herald stories storiesThe storiesThe storiesThe
The report of the shot he said was wasmuffled wasmuffied wasmuffled
muffled He told of finding his brother brotherinlaw brotherinlaw brotherinlaw
inlaw dead with a gaping wound at atthe atthe atthe
the back of his head He testified that thatthe thatthe thatthe
the pockets were turned inside out He Hecould Hecould Hecould
could not account for Mr Sheets pres presence presence presence ¬
ence In the neighborhood save on the thetheory thetheory thetheory
theory that he was coming to pay the theMcAllister thelIcAllIster theMcAllister
McAllister family a visit He had hadnothing hadnothing hadnothing
nothing to confirm this theory theoryCounty theoryCounty theoryCounty
County Physician E W Whitney Whitneytold Whitneytold Whitneytold
told of the post mortem of the pro proceedings proceedings proceedings ¬
ceedings of which have been published publishedin
in The Herald The bullet entered at atthe atthe atthe
the back of the head a little to the theright theright theright
right of the center line It was found foundabout foundabout foundabout
about four Inches above the left eye eyeto eyeto eyeto
to the left of the center line The re revolver revolver revolver ¬
volver had been close to Mr Sheets Sheetshead Sheetshead Sheetshead
head when fired fir d testified the witness witnessL
L F Palmer a deputy in the county countyrecorders countyrecorders countyrecorders
recorders office testified that the theafternoon theafternoon theafternoon
afternoon before the murder the de deceased deceased deceased ¬
ceased and his brother Bishop Edwin EdwinS
S Sheets had hadca11ed called at the office torecord to torecord torecord
record a deed Nephi Sheets appeared appearedto
to be protesting at something connect connected ¬
ed with the filing of the deed deedPatrolman deedPatrolman deedPatrolman
Patrolman John Corless described describedthe
the position in which the body was wasfound wasfound wasfound
found The mans head lay close to a awire awire awire
wire fence stake near the th sidewalk sidewalkThe sidewalkThe sidewalkThe
The dead man had his gloves in his hishand hishand hishand
hand and his coat was unbuttoned unbuttonedsave
save for the too button Patrolman PatrolmanCorless PatrolmanCorless PatrolmanCorless
Corless found the pockets turned in inside inside inside ¬
side out In a small trousers pocket pockethe
he found 60 cents cents3r centsr centsDr
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301303 DESERET NEWS BLDG
= Our Happy New Year YearCLOTHING YearCLOTHINGSALE
CLOTHING CLOTHINGSALE CLOTHINGSALEBeginning SALE SALESJJt
SJJt Beginning Tuesday January January2d
+ 2d 1906 we will offer our en entire entire entire ¬
tire tire stock of Winter Suits and andOvercoats andOvercoats andOvercoats
Overcoats some black suits in included ¬ y yeluded J1fS J1fSeluded
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dustry d for fifty years yearsTkougli ye yearst rs rsThough
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h Last night at ten o othe clock oclockthe clockthe
the last sale was was made anc and we weconcluded we weconcluded
concluded the 5 greatest day selling sel selling selling ¬
ling y ylars by many thousands of do dolJars doIlays
lars which this store have ever everdone everdone evercone
done since we began 2 clearmi clearing clearingout a aout
out the stocks of the stocks or orthe of ofthe t tthe °
the New York Cash and the theLace thei theLace theLace i y
Lace House HouseToday Ho HouseToday se seToday
Today we want to say just a word wordin wordin wordin
in recognition for the magnificent magnificentbusiness magnificentbusiness j
business which has been accorded accordedthe accordedthe accordedthe
the Hummer is deeply appreciated appreciatedIt > >
It assures us i ichandise that the mer me mechandise t tchandise
chandise we provided A is ris right rightthat ft ftthat 0 0that
that the prices are low that the i iservice s sservice
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service which the Hummer J Jments has hasgiven hasgiven
given is satisfactory It assures assuresus j je
us u of even morethat the senti sentim III IIIm e c
ments m mats of confidence an anwin and good goodwiU goodwill <
win will on ontoward the part of the public publictoward publictoward k
toward this store have grown grownthusiasm grown grownas grown grownas
as steady as we mean to de deserve deserve
serve that they shall grow growWe o
We have worked with might mightand mightand
and main and with steady en enthusiasm t tthu
thusiasm thu ia m that the theshould Hummer Hummershould Hummershould
should take a place still futher futherin
in the front rank that it should shouldmark shouldmark S
mark out a path in business re rei records records i
cords i in in the i crowded t i icords hours hoursof hoursof
of the past few weeics weeks our ourpeople ourpeople ourpeople
people have labored long and andmanfully andmanfully I
manfully The work has been beenof beenof
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of neccessity hard and trying tryingEndurance tryingEndurance fryingEndurance
Endurance and enthusiasm have havehere havehere i ihere
here tested to the utmost But there therehas therehas therehas
has been do shirking There have been beenno beenno beenno
no laggards Our public will testify that thatser thatin 4 4in
in accuracy and in promptness of ser service service seevice ¬
vice vice ana and me the very verymer low prices the Hum Hummer Hummer
mer has made a new record recordAnd recordAnd recordAnd
And now with this record behind behindus behindusas behindusas
us usas as an inspiration for still better betterservice betterservice betterservice
service service in in the future we wish to toour toour toour
our own people ho no less than to our ourgenerous ourgenerous ourgenerous
generous and appreciate patrons patronsOur patronsA patronsA
A Happy New Yearo YearoOur
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