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 - Claims tha Cass Sot Fro-red. Mr. Sims, walking...
Claims tha Cass Sot Fro-red. Mr. Sims, walking over to tha side ot the room occupied by ths lawyers for tha Commonwealth, said: "Show ma tha man that testified that Caleb Powers, when In Louisville, stated that it looked suspicious for him to ba there and that ha had to return to Frankfort." He said tha lawyers for the Commonwealth had endeavored to leave tha Jury under tha impression that Immediately after Goebel was shot tha doors snd windows of ths Executive building bristled with bayonets. Ha declared that not one witness had tes tified that thla condition existed. He claimed that tha Commonwealth had never proved that Goebel waa shot from ths- Secretary of Staie'a office. - "They have proved. thundered, tha speaker, "that Powers raised tha crowds of mountain men. He admitted that and saya that he waa probably mora instrumental tn bringing them there than any other person. But Z want to ask hers ana now where and by whom they have proved that thesa men were taken to Frankfort for an unlawful purpose." '. - -.;. "We do not uphold assassination, and It la to be condemned; but I want you gentlemen of the Jury to bear ra mind tha fact thaTthlg-detcndant can not be convicted on testimony of thesa accomplices," ' " ' " ''". Not Shot From Powers .

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

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