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More on the case - r i | His Trial for Murder Nearing Nearing fhe...
r i | His Trial for Murder Nearing Nearing fhe -End. ARGUMENTS ALREADY BEGUN. Opening Statement lor the Prosecution Prosecution Made, and the Speechnmking will Probably b« Ended Today- Testimony as to What the Accused Said Immediately After tho Hhoot- ver Kin* for ?3600-H. V. itteloy and S. H, Love Jury Commissiiotiers damages. IN Paving '. Judge yesterday, Salt him decision defend^ The Egjrlnton murder case will reach the jury to Judge Non-ell's court Borne tfme "hi afternoon, unless the attorneys attorneys consume more time upon the arguments arguments than is expected. The testimony testimony closed at 2:40 o'clock yesterday afternoon and the case had been partly argued at the hour of adjournment.' Mr Putnam 'made the opening argument argument for the prosecution, and spoke nearly two hours. H. C. Edwards then followed for the defense, but had onij spoken thirty minutes when coin* adjourned. adjourned. Mr. Edwards will be heard a-aln this morning, and'the closing ai- guments will then he.made -by Daniel Harrington and Waldemar Van Cott for the defense .and prosecution, ~- spectively. ... EG-G-INTON' RECALLED. When the trial'was resumed yester- to the •nrotest, Son taUons. two taj- statute rr'v. the P ThTs Assistant he suit. eral day morning Benjamin Egginton defendant, was recalled by the defense and asked what Mock was doing when he first saw him after the firing of the LtaT shot. His reply was that he was his leg, and he presumed that M. rupt ed. the T ik-P gauon States Federa ground fair Ogden? that vent court to im- thing "•S* terM^shal Rogers^n^to Rogers^n^to e to Mock he said,: his lame leg was on the second rung of the ladder and h» other lee was on' .the Hrst rung. the time the -/oTtnrno^'^lirej^oher: "Do you know the first thing i (Sfock) into the^ffitlarV/ Her reply reply was: -No you are not, Mr. E 00 in t0 M«. Mock further testified that on <?entember 17th v/hen, Lgginton tebii ned he thought','; Mrs Mock passed something to her. husband, that noth- ^L-rLsr^rs^v^iusbi was, but she thought he was as taL as Mr. Putnam:-. • MOCK'S'REPUTATION, cics were'then called upon the orMocfc's reputation for peace Lake tion, The in will and - D m and qustn o and quiet, and 'the result was as usual when an •attempt- is -made to , eb labllbh. the -ood reputation- of. a jnan.^v.hose reputation has not bben generally dis- CU H "p. Johnson', ' Dr. Robertson. An- rii-pw Larsen ' William Magnuson, b. >- \ndersan nudolph Grotoerg, Enock Hanson Ind' T. F. Keyes all testif.ea that Mock's reputation for peace and >, ithese witnesses, how-' r said on cross-examination, tnat ' ntd'ncver'-heard his reputation discussed. Their' reason for sa-ym,, that hii reputation was pocd, . the}'- the}'- that they had never he" "me fact in end 1 al £ L bj explained, was'- vmi n?n n"' reputation, what Mr. Edwards asked the | ^ n rn vmi . ndrew Laron.. on cross-examination. "Good" Larson replied. "You understand, then, that reputation reputation means good?" '•'•When you say. that his reputation for peace and quiet was good, t do you mean by LIU jrvwi ^.L^*. i was board wliat and quiet?" he was a good man; any trouble." • T H Raleigh and W. A. Wilson, deputy sheriffs, who saw Eggir>ton «Tim-tiv -fter the shooting, tnat th?re weri no scars or bruises upon his Ro"ers of Sandy was then and denied that Egginton cTai^od that the shooting of Mock was Senta" when he discussed the matter matter with him immediately after the trouble. "He said," the Mai-snal testified, testified, "'he made, me do It; i protect myself.' " On cross-examination Rogers that Erginton claimed that Mock came *t him very viciously, as if he was him to death, lie had to said very hammer claimed that Mock had something , - iece of sasebi-ush-witb -a piece of k tabbed him in the mouth ' mon t . conc iusion oL' the testimony of the prosecution in rebuttal both sides rested and the arguments began. Putnam made tho opening for the prosecution, and- H. or- Burned. " •*

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  1. The Salt Lake Tribune,
  2. 04 Jan 1898, Tue,
  3. Page 6

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