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 - Tha Sight Session. Upon tha opening of tha...
Tha Sight Session. Upon tha opening of tha night session of the court at 4:30. o'clock. Mr. Jamea C. Sims, for ths defense, opened the argument argument in the case. Ha said that Pow era had never , asked but. one thing, and that was a fair and an impartial trial. Pointing - bla finger at the de fendant, ha said; - "Hera la tha. man on trial for his Ufa for tha murder of William GoebeL He shall expect you twelve men ta- ta- carefullg weigh tha. evidence' evidence' which you have heard and to render him a fair verdict. 'The court has told you that you can not convict him unless It has been proved to you that he la guilty beyond any reasonable doubt ' Hla Honor haa also- also- Instructed you that you can not convict thla defendant defendant on the testimony ot an accomplice accomplice unless that testimony Is corroborated corroborated by Other witnesses. . "I call on the gentlemen on tha other aide to name other than Wharton Golden Golden who haa connected Caleb Powera with the killing Of Goebel in any way. Where is he? -1 -1 call on tha gentlemen to tell. Who are these men who have testified so strongly against Powers? There is Golden. W. H. Culton and Robert Robert Noaka. Both Golden and Culton ars accomplices, and Noaka waa arrested on a warrant and extradited from Vir ginia. Then there la Finley Anderson. On his testimony, why la ha not under Indictment as an accessory to tha murder. murder. ' " - a a.' . Claims tha Cass Sot Fro-red. Fro-red. Fro-red.

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  1. The Courier-Journal,
  2. 15 Aug 1900, Wed,
  3. Page 2

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