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 - Not Shot From Powers . The speaker argued...
Not Shot From Powers . The speaker argued that tha Com monwealth had shown that tha rata of fall of a straight Una drawn from tha second window In Powers' office to tha hols In tha hackberry tree was lS-lt of an Inch, yet tha rata of descent of tha ball in Goebel' s body waa 1 13-14 Inches. After Dra Ely, Hum and Welsh had been put uh the stand he said, and tha inconsistency of the Commonwealth's theory on this point bad been demonstrated, then Dr. South was called to testify that a man In. walking raised and lowered hla shoulders, and that tha akin was drawn tighter over tha back when one was ascending aa incline. Thla, he said, was dona to excuse ths falsity of their theory that tha bullet which killed Goebel waa fired from Powera offlca and lodged In tha hack- berry tree. "Ah! they know Senator Goebel was not stoop-shouldered. He waa erect. They know ha did not raise on shoul der half an Inch and lower tha other three-quarters of an Inch when . ha walked. They try to show you that Goebel fell where tha nails are driven tn the pavement. ' Who haa said ao In so many words? Have you not been told that Goebel feU to the south, to tha north, to tha east and to the west of those nails?" a e - " Allege Counter-Conspiracy.

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

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