that Frank has his horse with him somewhere between Bauer's and the corner of Fourth and Fremont where he met Behan. I don't believe he ever let go the reins unless he went into a store. That is why the man with the horse that spoke to the tall man at Bauer's would have to be somebody other than Frank, ie., Ike or Tom.
What is amazing is that we've gone so long (me included) assuming that the men at Bauer's were Frank and Mark Smith when neither man's name appears in the testimony. This raises other questions and may also create problems. But it is does suggest how important it is not to assume anything.
Height is also a matter of perception. What if the man with the horse is standing in the street and the "tall man" is standing on the sidewalk? Would that have caused a misperception?
Gary, It's possible as you describe. Tom was standing by Billy's horse in the empty lot. Would Ike have taken to leading Frank's horse? Frank's horse was said by some source to have been "half broke" ... more
This scenario assumes . . . Gary Roberts,Mon Apr 23 12:51
What this conversation points out, is that we have not explored all the possibilities and that there could be even more scenarios if we had additional information. There has to be so much more that... more
The tall man was someone who walked away from Bauer's toward Fourth Street in the direction of the Post Office. That almost certainly was not Billy Clanton. There's no evidence Billy ever went in... more