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1 Mostly Read Papr in Our Advertisers Gat the Rest Results . . . Klamath Fulln .... coNi) Yeah, No. J70. KLAMATH FALLS, OREGON, MONDAY, FEIIRUARY 17. 1908. Price, 6 Cents: 21 he &- amnatLaas eVL(' Anl LBl BLa U ft j IGHT FOR Evidence Being Corpron Murder Trial DEFENSE MAKES real Legal Battle lor the Liberty ol en Accused Man Is Now in Progress Large Number of Wit nesses WMI ri)iiiill) al nine n'clink thiaiiioiriliig rdgr Itenaon called Ilia (Villll In older hi Ihe curtain wrnl upon what la go- lo lr Ihe gieeteal legal liallle ever ktil In llila munly, TliU I nut K"i"K na lli t rial nl Corpron o much a Ihn Inl Ihnnbllltleiollleo. NnUnd and I K. Hlone.. llolh are turn wwtil nl r.lllnllon being great h'gel gladla. , mil Ihe llltl nlil murl home will imliln llifto two men llmhrr up i llirr gretl at niggle one In lfr i nihrr to ronvlct Frank Corpton. L'ofi'ion ia tlir. Utl man one would rk out m bring implicated In a tniir r. lli I nl flao ili;iliiio and liana! rue, annate Jaw ami cliln, an honrat land clear roinpWslon a man who kulj I ruvieal home dancing chlldirn Ida kite than In Ilia dork. Ilia ap- aranre made fatorable Imptetaion Inn tlio (clalnr ami will no doubt llikawiae Willi the juiy. Iln irijuaal ul Uw U, Ik rf 'm Mlatly following Ihe enlivening nl art,tllled the erttne ol llm trouble i Klamath Iter. To llila pronwdliig t objection wa entered by Hi defenae. Iln their ml urn in tlic romlrnnni, the al wllnraai ailed waa l.tirlua Kineraon liok, ,,'l jenra cM. lloawurolhal tin ( ii In Hi Hirlm mIooii between H ami U ilock on th evening ol December .M, lie waa watching a xlo game, km Jotintnn entered Ihe alooii. He nr In and went in llm counter, mi llrh he placed aby carriage, wltlng the floor n aack fontaltiing rmnie nkrta. llelnok Iwudrlnki. Al llm wem thelwolJlehni, Kchmlill ami ir nirn, Krnni Ihlt lie walked In the Blerd table ami made lew alioti. nronn al llm Ur (poke In him ami he ked inward It wllh Urn run In hi hid. "When ha reached llm bar, they had bio talk among thrni, then I heard! , uJKHHHbmjm V Whan the birds coMMnce to chirp and the flowers blouom and tke luu la Jut want ciovAh to aakc you aatlafled with life them ia when you will wat to at la tint with nature aad tog up with a aJca lilt or two. Don't wait too lonjL, Com aid aa the glncry. anappy patttna wa are ahowln In our lpHntffiTtlaa. , WHY BOTH1K WITH ILL FITTING 'itaady Madea" when we re ready toilll your erery whla at the aane prlcea. GET KKK FREEDOM Taken In The STRONG FIGHT Be Examined aoini-uria (all, ami I looked In aee who it e, ami ll waa Mr. Pchmldt. Iln bleeding pmfimly. Jnliiiaon llirn grabltrd the baby i arrlagt In hit right ham! anil llm rack In llm lull haml ami huirledly If It llm alnnn, I iliil not ere what hapeiied alter till" on arcount nl lb khtii In front nl the door. "II m followed by Mr. Corprnn and Mr. I'rrrritrlnvr, Corimn bring (Int. Corprnn ill' I not havn anything In bla haml but I think IVtrrntr-iriir illl I ttlil tviUif Ihn blllianl enn in Jnlm on' haml nllrr kchmlill fell. The In JuimI man tnki-n to the tr.tr ul llm aaloon whrrr hli wnund wa waahidarid bamlagnl. The nrxt llnm I aaw Johtinun mi wbrn hu nu rarrlnl In ant laid un the floor. If r aald nothing until tho doc tor ramr. The doctor aiitrl In look al llm wound, but Jnhnion cnurd him, Hllng him to ge' away, that he wanted aonie Irr. I'orpmn went not ami got a annwbell whtrli hi gi Jntirim and Iik plaerd ll on Ida r;. -'Corptnii itati-,1 that lm wna wury thai llm ironblo orcnrird, ruperlally on that nvrning "When I'rlrrtlclnrr leturnolihc u cnrrylng thi rdmtt end nl n hllliaid rue In hi right hand. (Wittier Idrntlllrd mr and lali llitioiliirnl II a utale'a hlbll Nn. I.) I wa ultbln alx or arrn (ret Irom lilm. I did not nv any blood on Ihr ril;. My vyrilght ll gooil and Ihn light wrr bright." Tim wllnr deM-ribnl llm run cntriiil by Jnhnaon when he went lornard In tho bar. It waa mlorrd n uno pidc. On rma viauiinatlon the witneaa In allied that, though Jnhnann wna behind htm, he could am rvcryllilntf ho did and waa aitru that he did not change the cue which wna l)lng on tlm table iv cue that had a rnl atripo on one aUlo of it. Thl red trlo la going to play an lit portant art in the trial, (or tho broken Do It THE TAILORING HABIT STORE cm Dial la lo Ik- Introduced ha, no audi mark. ' On croaamnmlnallon ho further Mat. nl (hat Corpron alated that ha old net Iwlinvo tlii'fe would Im any trnuhln that (veiling, thill Irvllratlng Ihn dr(endanta dlapoilllon In be (iracrablr. joiiW aJMMIIrr John Hchmidl, a laborer, agnl -II, waa Ihu rieit wllrivan. Unit waa who wa atruik by Johnaou, He waa "landing nl Ihe bat when Johnaon carnn In and anld "Hello, Johnaon No. 2." "He told me about the pruwnla Im hail purchased lor hlarhildren and what Uiey mat, He eel up hi drink. 1 waa talking with Henry JaiiMn about Ilia ap proaching wedding and the innilc for Ihn aaine. It waa during thla coMTaa- I linn that Juhuaon hit pie. I retrMinbcr ' nothing uiorv until I waa fixed up and it-luriin) InlhelNirinom." On croaaeiamlnatlon hn alall that Im had hail hiahaad bandigtd (or three werka, that (nrtlm week following Ihe blow Im thought he would aurrly die; that the Injury atill trouble hlm. Jraao I). Hart, jmlice officer wa then called, lie haa refilled here aUt lb month"! and lived in Oregon about two )eare. "On Ihe cAonltik' nf Hrcember24, 1007, I waa in my way to tlmChrialina tree at the Itaptlat ihurch when I paaard tho Klamalh liar. I beard a nnlae a if aomennn nrrn ecullling. I alopinl In avo whit llm trouble wna when the door burat open and Johnunn rame nut at If he were knoikiil ir pnahel nnt. It ie a dllllcult matter ludelrrmlue uit wheth er ho catne nut with Ilia back or hU fare loaardamr, it liappened no ipiickly. 1 1 heard twnbl.m rlrncW.one nf which aoumle.1 liken atii-kcninlng in contact wllh wool, and lln'iilber aa if it hit body. 1 heaiil Jnbiianii av 'Don't hit law. Yoti ar' Ulllng nm.' I llirn Marl ed arroM the ui-ct nnd wtTi almoat tn Ih? Klnt wheitt JthiKon waa laying 1 hark Corpron any 'Jlon'l hit hint any luore. you'vn ibii hlaryei out.' Trier telnr dro'"-l llm bfltt end of a bll lianl cno down on I in- nrri't to the right ol the donr(wltnrM hlftil tiled pleetlnf run and It tt.ia Inlroiiicol nl riihni'U). Corpron .i llm lit Ft om- to come out of the aalnnii f..lliwiil by IVlrriteiner." He liirthir hallUvd that he rould not awcar that any blow wa atruck More Johnaon rame nut of I ho door nr when he waa coming out ; he aaw no blow atruck but heard it aoiao a if aomelhlng had atiiick tho baby carriage. Johnaon had In hi haml Ihe handle nl tho doll carriage, tlm lly of llm carriage waa i.ilaalnjr;. "Corpron nnd I carried Johnaon Into Ihe aatoon and Corpron aikeil we to get a doctor. I went and got Pr. Maalon. Johnaon kept rrmarklng that hi head Now! KLAMATH FAIX1 f A1HIOH MOP nan liurllrig nnd pulling hli hand up to lila head. Thl provoked Dr. .Mnalnn and he rernnrked In let him nlnrm until ha gel tnher ami thru rend for me." Tint uitnera further lealifled I tint IVteraleiner muted to aatilt Johri'on alter he waacarrlel Into llm aal'n, but! wa prevented from doing f by the wit-1 nrMj that IVIerMnlner lemnrked t lint I Im would "kill Until it ." Hart waaori Ihn alnnd uhi'ii i-oiirt ndj'itirneil I for dinner , When i-ourt ronvi'litil, .Mr. Hml ii-; urimd hli ral ami teMlfied aa to tin. I Iwation of llm acn-rri N'tui-en Iln- door and Ihn bar. On rim I'lamiiiitiori Im tetlilliil in amner lo ipieitiona that Johninii inlght haut count nut face 11 ml, but r.nt aa il In had alumbli'.l arid fell, but aa though he had been knocketl or piched out of the door. The rin i-iaminalion wm very brief. Chatlra N. KhUIi,oI ISoneiini, a car! i-iilvr. fiL.ii fill veAia. foltouiil Hurl. Ale waa in Hit- Klamalh liar nn tin- Evening of IlerrmberSI, 1WIT, prior lo the trou ble. He left and met Jolmon going to Ward tlm aaloou, pn-iing him nt the Klamalh l.liery. He returned half an I hour later and aaw Johnaon tying on the floor injured, mw two plicea of blllanl (Concluded on lait pagr.) X ri AV RAUFD' MFVT CLAY BAHtK NtAI "" "" Will Be Presented Thursday Under Direction of Mr. and Mrs. Mong On Tnuraday night Mr. and Mia. I Mong will pretent their beautiful drama "The CUy Baker" with nome of our' foremoat dramatic talent in the catt. When Mr. Mong gave thl play in Houaton'a Oprra llouae tomi time ago, thoaeof our ptople who witnrard the production, not only declared Mr. Monir the jn cat eat character actor evrr aecn nn the local stage, hut pralaed tho plav 'as one of Jhe strongeat and moat beaut I Iful drama they had evrr wilncs!. j The play dealt with the experiment of I'etcr Denifc. an old Inventor, who 11. WILLIU V. MONI IN Ml SUCCSSFUL PtAY IHE (LAY BAKER WILLIAM V. MONG in AS in PETER DENiC. haa atriven to re-produce unbreakable china and who in hit moment of deepett dttpair, when hit antmlet have appar ently triumphed over htm and hi pov erty, and hia home and hia furnacei aro to to taken from hint, find the eecret' hi bat labored many year to dltcowr. There It a lov story or two, the machi nations of designing? men andothtr tide ( lighta to give th play the diversified dramatic proportion, but main interest I of course centers In th clay baker him self. I Mr. Mong keep this Interest at high teutlon throughout by his unquestioned ta'ent Ha haa constructed his deline ation of tht old inventor along lines ttotararafaladraraofth late Joe Jf iaH K aral V ''aaaVeMBBM .BBBBBBBBBBBBaB bbbbbbbbbbbbH "IbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbI IH 777777777777777771 aVjaBBBBBBBBBBal aBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBal BBaV 1 ANOTHER From Ashland to Pelican Bay During Next Summer BOAT CONNECTION TO THE FALLS Portland Partie. Will invest $12,000 in EsUbLkMng aad Equippinq the Line With White Steamer Machines to Handle the Traffic feraon in hia farnoua character of "Hip Van Winkle" and he ha not failed to produce n striking, an original and a complet't picture. Mr. Moo has arrarged to give a per-ct-ntaKe of tho proceed nf Thuraday nisbt'a performance to the Public Li brary and thia coupled with the fact that our people may expect t aee one of the itrralrst dramatic performance evrr given in Klamath Fall, will un- dcubtedly pnek the heme. The aemta WII,BaiWMlf.t,he1.erfmlon.l ,. o'clock In-morrnw. Girls Are Plentiful To Ihe Kdltor: 'e noticed in your paper a ttatement that there are aoinany more boya than girla in Klamalh county. Wo call your attention tnjhe fact that you have over looked tho Title l.ako barin and eipeclal ly Ihe upiicr portion. Here in an area of leaa than Hirer milei Mjuare are eight famlliea ninlalning twenty three child it'll iimlcr turnly )eara of age, Ave of whniiintv lw and eighteen are girla. lianchrr. Secretary (Jarflcld has announced a new land llry and ha iii'lructrd landoRiciali and npinal agent that henceforth their dalle will camlet at much aiding honeit lettlera in comply ing with the land law at in Indicting and convicting offender. The policy ia directly opood to that ol Secretary Hitchcock, who looked upon every man who filed upon public land at a tuapi clout character and jtutly entitled to all the annoyance and odium that official of Ihe department could catt upon htm. Two hour after he had retigned aa president of the Carnegie Trutt company of New York, I-eille M. SIiaw, former ecretary of the treattiry, opened hit presidential campaign. Hereilgned at 8 o'clock and two hour later he made hi opening addreat Iwfore tho Hepub liran club of Manhall, Mich, GOOD LUCK Attends Roberts . . . Phone 173. AlfO LINE The Aahland iaperatat that J W. Whitney, of Portland, who baa been rep resenting ihn Hemlngton type writer company in Southern Oregon lor the paat two yean announce that be ha made arrangement with Portland partie whereby he will pot on an auto mobile aervice Ihe corning tumoaer to handle the touriit and other travel to Klamath county. Mr. Whitney baa ttadied it out that the Aahlaad-Pelican bay I tho mott direct, beat and aborteat route from the railroad to the accnle attraction In Klamath county and ho will work it out that way. Mr. Witney aay the illatancoof 40 mile (ram Ath land to Pelican bay can be covered in good aeaaon to connect with the boat from Pelican bay to Klaaaalh Fall which I only a two an oM-batl boar ride and thl will give hit roata by clot connection with the boat a Arat-clae opening (or Klamath Fall travel. Mr. Witney expect o atart tha Ma ton about June lit aad will bare two White Steamer automobile to atart with. He expect to btalM np a good tiarel over thl route to Ft. aTlfatb and Crater lake. Than ia MJM to to ' invetted in the plant aad the aaiaaa ia expected to ma from June to October. Remove Duet First W. Lair Thompaon of Lakevlew U tpoken of at a potilbU rapabllcaa can didate for Protecutiog Attorney. From what we can learn of Mr. Tboropeon ba would make a good oBcial. Aa the Circuit Judge livetln Klamath county. It woold ba nothing but fair and joatto hare the Proeecatlng Attorney com from I.ake county. We are a Ira be liever in an equitable dlTiaion all around. Kvery aectlon baa a right, aad thould be .repreaentad. Silver take Leader. A to Mr. Thompaon' qualifi cation we cannot writ intelligently, aa ha baa hardly been In Lake county long enough for oue to Judge. Il might be well to give him time to gat th dut of Linn county out of hit clothing before electing him lo office in Lake. Lake view Herald. the riiherman that OUR FISHING TACKLE Fly Hooka, Spoon Balta, Reela, Llnet, steel and Bapboo Rode. They are coaatructed for acka title tlahlnd and no Matter how untklUed the flihemun i wlU attend hia effort! If he i our tackle. . . .. v.' & Hanks buM Block W 'rill ;H.