I treat it as evidence because of a few supporting factors associated with Hayhurst putting his name in the documents. Did Hayhurst pull that out of thin air? Is that the contention?
We factor in Mrs. King's description because Smith's size is a fact, King didn't know Smith or would of identified him by name. She used the descriptor of "tall man" Taller than all the rest of the men gathered on the sidewalk at Bauers.
Yes. there are other tall men in Tombstone. I don't see the logic of stating that? We are talking about a specific time frame, just before the gunfight, about a tall man having a conversation with Frank just before he was shot. The concept of the "tall man" is specific to those circumstances, not all the big men in Tombstone.
Smith was called to testify because he was a witness to the events. Why was he called? Maybe someone can answer that or explain why he was dismissed? Why discount that Smith was relevant enough to be called as a witness. The mystery remains why he was dismissed and not called at the hearing. To me it seems to be a legal reason. He very well may have other reasons we don't know............yet
bfrey, Your logic totally eludes me. 1.). You write: "Hayhurst's word is not evidence...". Then why do you continue to treat it as evidence? 2.). How do we factor in the description by Mrs. King? All ... more
You never fail to disappoint either by going on the personal attack. Whether it be Nick or whoever you feel should suffer from your insults. I have always expected more of you, but I consistently get ... more