Covina Argus from Covina, California on August 22, 1908 · Page 1
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*««* CAMPING OUTFITS, CANTEENS, CAMP STOVES. GUNS TO RENT, AMMUNITION FOR SA.LE. COVINA PURITY FIRELE5S COOKER5 Ever See One Work? RABRICKL'S HARDWARE ARGUS VOL 36 COVINA, CALIFORNIA, SATURDAY, AUG. 22, 1908. PROFESSIONAL CARDS! £)K. J. C. GOODEL.L OSTEOPATH Phones: Office 175; Res. 23 Hours 9-4 First Nat. Bank Bldg. Covina, Cal. RoXIE E. BATES, M.D. Special attention given to treatment of diseases of women and children. Office and residence East College St., first door E. of First National Bank Office hours: 8 to 10 a. m. 2 to 4 p. m. Phone 288 Covina. Cal. EARNEST FIGHT FOR TRUTH IN FATAL SHOOTING Examination Does Not End After Three Days in Beale-Corley Tragedy. Defense Witnesses Deny Scandal in Beale's Dying Statement. DR. WILLIAM CAPPS Office hours 1 to 5 p.m. Forenoon will be given to making calls in city or country. Office over First Nat'l Bank, Covina. Residence Hotel Vendome Office phone 75 Res. phone 1075 A JENNINGS, PHYSICIANS AND SURGEONS T. D. K88D O. D. JBNNINGS 8-10 a m 10-12 m 2-4 p m, 7-8 p m 4-6 p in Offices in Reed blk., Phone 40. Residence of Dr. Reed E. Badtlio st. Phone 48: Residence of Dr. Jennings on Reynold* addition, E. Badillo St. Phone 299. COVINA, CAL. . P. UPDYKE, D. M. D. DENTISTRY Over Argus Office Covina, Cal. Phone 284 • —DENTIST— Office hours: 8:30 to 12, 1 to 4. Home Phone 47 Office: Bank Blk., - Covina, Cal. C. H, WEDGWOOD ARCHITECT AND BUILDING CONTRACTOR Residence, Cieneya, near Grand R,F.D. box 204 Phone 3065 (jEO. H. SKIDMORE ARCHITECT The Vernon, Myrtle Avenue Phone, Red 296 Monrovia, Cal. ANDREW M. PENCE ATTORNEY -AT-LAW Notary Public Phone 1039 Reed Block Covina, Cal. QEO. L. SANDERS, ATTORNEY AT LAW Offices 325-333-335 Wilcox Building, Telephone, Home 425 LOS ANGELES, CAL. Saturday's in Covina. Office Argus Block. DR. O. T. AMYRAULD VETERINARY SURGEON AND DENTIST Graduate McCiill University, Montreal Office and Res. San Bernardino Road Phone 1016. Down town oflice, Keefer's Livery. Guy E. Fairly Electrical Contractor Everything in the Electric Line Call and .-fe n.v li. \uir-.- nc/in equij/p; it wit'.! the !ii">t lii.ir irf ::. \niri.-M in thu ur'r'.^t: v. it ; H. P. liun-i-.-t.'-, Ki, y. !c .-iii..^ C 'itrtia A vt. One of the longest and tnogt closely contested preliminary examinations ever held in this township is drawing to a Hose in the inquiry being held concerning the frusta surrounding the fatal shooting of William F. ^Beale of Walnut Center by Ollie O. Corley, a ranch baud in the employ of | Elmer E. Cook, which occurred on j August (ith'at the Cook ranch. The examination was started on Wednesday morning of this week, continued until Thursday, the session lasting all day, continued again until Friday, and the close of the proceedings on Friday evening found the case still unready for Justice Marshall's advisement, being carried over until Wednesday, August 2Gtn, when it is expected it will close. The examination has been dramatic in places and sensational throughout, bringing into prominence members of well- respected families in Walnut Center. Unofficial opinion seems to be about evenly divided, as to whether or not Corley will be held to answer to the Superior court on the charge of murder. BEALE'S ARTICULO MORTI. The greatest contest of the trial waa the argument, between Assistant District Attorney,^ MoQanifi* for the. prosecution and Attorney Davis of the firm of Davis, Rush * Willis for the defense, on the question of admitting the dying statement made by Beale at the California hospital to District Attorney Fredericks. Tdis point was fought all Thursday attention and far into the morning of Friday, and finally became a part of the evidence through its being admitted as such by Justice Marshall. Attorney DRV is' contention was based on the argument that Beale, at, the time the statement was made, bad not, given up all hope of recovery, and therefore the document could not bo looked upon as a solemn declaration of a man approaching inevitable death. It was known to a few that the reason for the bitter fight against introducing this document was made because of the scandal which would arise on its being read, but it was a surprise to the greater number when it was read. Beale's statement in part is as follows: "I was (on the day of the shooting) running my engine, and I came down to see how the irrigation was getting along, and when I came back I crossed the oichard nursery stock and was cutting off suckers, and all at once I heard the engine make a few nilsweH and supposed something was wrong. I cross- ed the ditch in the ronil and ran right into this man (Corley) find ns I turned into the rood he jumped oft! his team. 1 didn't know what it meant. I thought there was something wrong witli his t.oatn. Ami as I walked up to go by he snid: 'Here, I understand you have been lying about me. Did you ever see mo do- wrong with Mrs. Cook? I said I did. If you were doing that wit h my wife there would be something doing.' !' Mr. Fredericks— 'Mr. Beale, this man Corley has made a statement to me which is entirely different from the one you are making. I want to call attention again to the fact that you are making this statement at the end of your life, This is the end. You wouldn't wrong anyone at this time?" Beale—"Certainly not." Fredericks—-"Then you may proceed." Beale—"When I said that he reached in his pocket. I said to him: 'You're not going to shoot me in the back?' He had struck me in the back before and I had turned away from him. As I turned ha shot me in the back as I was running. I threttaneJ to. fell I him.. n > v •< Fredericks— "Why 1 do you think he wanted to kill you?" Beale—"Beoanse I waa pretty plain spoken about what I had seen him doing with my sister-in-law, and I bad told him so." Fredericks—"What did yon sen him doing?" Beale'a answer is bore stricken from th« document and was not read in court. CORLEY'S VERSION. On the witness stand yesterday us the last witness of the examination, the accused man, Ollie O. Corloy, in ml e a complete and lull denial of the statements made in Boale's document to the district attorney. Cor- ley'a version is in substance that ho was mowing for Mr. Cook in a field about 500 feet away from tbo pumping plant. Before he went out into the field he was told by Mrs. Cook to take a gun, and having loaned bin own gun to a friend that day, be accepted a gun from Mrs. Cook and went out into the field. He had made one or two rounds on the ma • chirm when he saw Mr. Bealo cross twenty acres and disappear in the nursery. Corloy says that his machine bad come around next to tho roful a nd was about fifteen or twenty Beautiful and Costly Residence. One of the finest residences In this section has just been completed on Barranca street, (ho splendid new home of D. L. Peters, the well known real estnte dealer of I.OB Angeles, [n Mils vicinity where elaborate and expensive dwellings are to be found on every side, the home of Mr. Peters stands out. among them as a model of quiet elegance, the result of the artistic taste of its owner. Mr. and Mrs. Peters have just completed moving Into their new homo. The eost of the building was $9,500, which does m>t include the fine stable in the rear, which Mr. Peters now employs as an inito- moliilo house. The residence sits hack flfly yards from the street In the midst of the 1 owner's 'twenty acres of Valencia and Washington navel orange trees, the ! grove which was purchased of George l Reeg last December for' $10,000, and | will be encompassed on all sides by a 1 cement retaining wall along the i st.reet.8, macadam-oil drives and cc- I ment bridge at the entrance. On each j aide of the front, drive electric Jets | flash from the low stone parapets at i equal distances as one approaches t.bo I bouse, lighting the drive brilliantly, The entrance reminds one of the colonial mansions of the east, and tho effect is heightened by a glimpse of tbe broad, stone porch, open the entire length of (.he front, of the residence. On entering the double doors the visitor ia agreeably surprised at. the open, cheerful effect obtained by the absence of the usual narrow hallway, for this house Jtaolf seems to welcome the guest before the appearance of the host. Po^r rooms In the fronj pf ,th.e, house are thrown'open to each oth,er, the one directly In front, or reception hall, t.hc two' large reception parlors to the left and right of the entrance and the dining room, making It possible to entertain a large company In practically one extensive room. Each room may be Individualized by closing folding doors. The reception hall is handsomely finished In slash-grain Oregon pine, and th« two front, rooms are exquisitely tilted with carvings and panel work, lionealli the wldo stairway leading to the sleeping chambers above Is (lie enclosure which loads between tho dining room and pass pantry and kitchen. Mr. Peters, who did Ills own planning and placed the work in tbe bands of Architects Crane & Norberg of Los Angeles, always kept In mind I be fact dial, bo was building a homo for himself and erected It for convenience and comfort. The front, porch If 11 if*-' r>v feel, will) u balcony ahov»-. tn>m *hi"ri exit may bo nmdi- IIMI. hn 'imc*! front rooms, both |»ncti in" 'uncum being nlml In by Md.iiisuihli- The porch at the ivjn >i| iiif Is l. r » feet by 5JO lei'i iinr! ' it above 10 fool by 50 U'i!i 'hcr (Continued on last (Continued on last The Greatest Test of All /iread in(iv lookf>ood, smell good, and make \<on hungry when yon liny it, but the crucial bread lest is the. * Taste Test. Top Notch Bread It's the hungry man's dream fit lift Her, Wholesome, clean and pit re, it never fails to come up to the most exacting, house wife's expectation. Monday Saw the Opening Of our 11 civ, sanitary bake shop. Modern in every appointment, from the almost hitman bread mixer to the wonderful oven that cannot help hut bake the bread just, right. We are no~v in a position to turn out bread twice as good as ever before, and that is saying a good deal. DIRECTORS OFFICERS 0. E. Amloi-Hon Marco II. Hellninn W. 1C. HOLUDAY, I'niHlilont C. P. Clapp H. M. Hoimor MARCO H. II KM.M AM, Vl«c I'I-IM. ,f. H. Elliott J, O. lIuuHtir J. K. I3MJOTT. Vko Prim. W. H. Holllilay C. M«nof«u W. M. mUHWOI.D, CiiMhlur A. f. KurcUholt J. C. IIUTCIIINSUN. Airnl. Cnnhl.tr Capital and Surplus $90,000.oo Covina \Dallcy Savings ffianh Covina, Cal. DIRECTORS OFFfCEKS Goo. 10. Aniluraon W. H. Holll.luy A. I'. KKItCKIIOW. 1'i-uNlili-nf. 3. It. Klllott II. M. HoiiH.il' H. M. IKMJMIOIt, Vlen IVuHliliml Murco II. Ilullrnun A. I'. Kerckliolf J. C,. IIIJTCIIINHON. (,'iiHlilnr W. M. GUIHWOM), ANHI. Cuhhl.ir :ji Capital and Surplus $42,000.oo : Don't Cook Yourself A hot fire will cook a good nieal<"axid a hot kitchen will cook the good wife. Don't Do It 'Hit; i'K'IKU.S IfOM Use Gas dad be comfortable and happy

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