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The Infamous Black Bird Southern Oregon History, Revised


1868-74 and 1880-81 Circuit Court Judge's Dockets

Jackson County, Oregon. An index to digital images made from the volume archived by the Oregon Historical Society.


June Term 1868

State Cases

Case: State of Oregon vs. Arch Crisman
Prosecuting Attorney: Neil
Defense: none listed
Charge: Indict for assault with dangerous weapon
Date, notes, disposition: Continued.
Image: 20180503_115208

State of Oregon vs. John Edgar
    Neil
Indict for wantonly killing animals
Dismissed on motion of dist. attorney for reasons stated.

State of Oregon vs. Chinaman Pon
    Neil
Indictment for larceny
Dismissed on motion of dist. atty.

State of Oregon vs. James Chadwick
    Neil
    Fay
Indictment for larceny
Set down for tomorrow morning 9 o'clock. Submitted to jury--verdict not guilty.

State of Oregon vs. James Chadwick
    Neil
    Fay
Indictment for larceny
Deft. arraigned & pleads not guilty.
20180503_115208

State of Oregon vs. Reed, Williams et al.
    Neil
    Jacobs
Charged with wantonly destroying dam

State of Oregon vs. John Dickerson, Marlin Dickerson, Marion Smith, Dan Colwell and James Pankey
    Neil & Fay
    T'Vault
Indictment for riot
Mr. Jacobs withdraws from the prosecution. Defts arraigned & have until Wednesday morning to plead. Defts. filed a demurrer to indictment.
Not guilty. Plea of former conviction as Dickerson.

20180503_115218

Actions at Law

Veit Schutz vs. Eberhard Blecher
    O. Jacobs
Action at law to recover money
Continued for service.

James N. T. Miller vs. W. G. T'Vault
    Fay
    T'Vault
Action at law to recover personal property.
Passed.

Edward Hendricks vs. Henry Harms
    Jacob
Action at law to recover money
Continued on motion of Jacobs for service.

Burpee and Linn vs. Maury and Davis
    Fay
Action at law to recover money
Continued on motion of Fay atty. for service.

Anderson & Glenn vs. Claiborne Neil
    T'Vault
    Neil and Fay
Action at law to recover money
Motion to make complaint more definite. Submitted. Motion sustained. Plaintiff has leave until Tuesday morning. Demurrer submitted without argument.
20180503_115229

Anderson and Glenn vs. N. Cook
    T'Vault
Action at law to recover money
Default for $------. Plaintiff has leave to file copy of complaint. Default $276.38.

Thomas Chavner vs. Jackson Walker et al.
    Jacobs
    Fay
Action at law to recover damages
Motion to strike out part of deft's. answer sustained. Submitted to a jury--verdict for defts.

John Kritzner vs. John Dick and James Hand
    T'Vault
Action at law to enforce mechanic's lien
Dismissed at plaintiff's cost.

McLaughlin & Wall vs. E. H. Greenman
    Fay
Action at law to recover money
Default for $179.98.

Linn and Hall vs. David Cronemiller
    T'Vault
    O. Jacobs
[
Action at law to recover money?]
Demurrer confesses the demurrer & has leave until tomorrow morning to file answer complaint. Deft. has leave to answer to amended complaint by Tuesday morning 2nd week.
Default for $424.60, interest one
[percent] per month payable in U.S. coin.
20180503_115240

Samuel Bowen vs. Elias B. McKee
    Jacobs
    T'Vault for McKee
Action at law to recover money
Submitted & cause reversed & sent back to [J.P. Hayden's court].

William Bybee vs. Joseph Wetterer
    T'Vault
Motion for leave to issue execution
Plaintiff has leave to issue an execution against deft. States there is due $172.00.
20180503_115248

Chancery Cases

P. W. Stow vs. Thomas Pyle, Walter R. Davis, Wm. K. Ish and S. M. Wait
    Dowell and Mitchell
    Jacobs for Wait
Bill in chancery
Continued by consent.

St. Marian T'Vault vs. James N. T. Miller et al.
    T'Vault
    Fay
Bill in chancery
Continued for report of master by consent.

W. W. Fowler et al. vs. John O'Brien et al.
    Dowell
    Fay
Bill in chancery
Continued by consent.

John L. Badger vs. Daniel H. Burroughs
    Fay
    Jacobs
Suit in equity to dissolve partnership &c.
Continued by consent.

Geo M. Harris vs. Nancy L. Harris
    Jacobs
Suit for divorce
Dismissed at cost of plaintiff.
20180503_115258

Pat F. McManus vs. W. A. Owen and John Pawpaw
    Jacobs
    Fay
Suit in equity
Set for Thursday 2nd week. Continued as upon affidavit  of plaintiff.

Christianna Staderoth vs. Henry Staderoth
    Jacobs
Suit for divorce
Divorce granted.

Wan Yack et al. vs. John Ambrose et al.
    Jacobs
    Fay
Suit for an injunction
Set for Wednesday noon 2nd week.

John R. Helman vs. J. Sampson and wife
    Jacobs
Suit to quiet title
Decree for plaintiff in default of an answer in compliance with complaint.

Jung Ying et al. vs. G. Middagh
    Jacobs
    Fay
Suit for an injunction
Set down for Tuesday second week.
Submitted to court on evidence to be decided in vacation by agreement.
20180503_115307

Geo. W. Isaacs, assignee of Henry Gatjen vs. Stephen J. Henderson & L. P. Henderson
    Fay
Motion to correct decree
Motion allowed to correct decree.
20180503_115314

State of Oregon vs. Arch Crisman
    T'Vault
Indictment with assault, being armed with dangerous weapon
Continued

State of Oregon vs. T. N. Ballard
    T'Vault
    Fay
Review from Justice Wade's court

State of Oregon vs. D. C. Livingston
    T'Vault
Recognized to answer charge of arson
Grand jury returned a true bill for arson.
Arraigned; has until Thursday morning to plead. Plea not guilty. Verdict of jury not guilty & deft. dismissed.


State of Oregon vs. Jack Allen
    T'Vault
In custody on charge of poisoning horses
Grand jury returned bill . . . not a true bill. Deft. discharged.

State of Oregon vs. James Hards
    T'Vault
Indict for murder
Continued.
20180503_115321


November Term 1868

State Cases


State of Oregon vs. James Hards
    T'Vault
Indict for assault with dangerous weapon
Continued.

State of Oregon vs. Haines True
    T'Vault
    Fay & Neil
Indict for assault with a dangerous weapon
Arraigned & has time to plead until 4 o'clock. Pleads not guilty. Verdict not guilty. Deft. discharged.
20180503_115329

Actions at Law

Veit Schutz vs. Eberhard Blecher
    Jacobs
Action at law to recover money
Pass--no service. Continued for service on motion of Jacobs.

Edward Hendricks vs. Henry Harms
    Jacobs
Action at law to recover money
Default for $404.80.

J. N. T. Miller vs. W. G. T'Vault
    Fay
    T'Vault & Dowell
Action at law to recover personal property.
Passed.

Burpee and Linn vs. Mary & Davis
    Fay
Action at law to recover money
Continued on motion of Fay.

Charles Kimball vs. H. S. Webb, constable &c. and C. S. Baird
    Fay
    Jacobs
Action at law to recover personal property & for damages
Motion to strike out part of answer. Dismissed at plaintiff's cost.
20180503_115339

Chancery Cases

James T. Jones vs. Wm. H. Peebler
    Jacobs
Suit to grant title

Helen M. Hards vs. James Hards
    Fay
Suit for divorce

J. H. Billenbrook vs. M. M. Billenbrook
    Jacobs
Suit for divorce

Nancy L. Stow vs. A. J. Stow
    Fay
Suit for divorce
20180503_115345

P. W. Stow vs. Thomas Pyle, Walter R. Davis, Wm. K. Ish and S. M. Wait
    Dowell
    Jacobs
Bill in chancery
Passed.

S. Marian T'Vault vs. J. N. T. Miller et al.
    T'Vault & Dowell
    Fay
Bill in chancery
Continued for report of referee.

W. W. Fowler et al. vs. John O'Brien et al.
    Dowell
    Fay
Bill in chancery

John L. Badger vs. Daniel H. Burroughs
    Fay
    Jacobs
Suit in equity to dissolve partnership
Dismissed at plaintiff's cost.

Pat F. McManus vs. W. A. Owen and John Pawpaw
    Jacobs
    Fay & Dowell
Suit in equity
Referred to Hyde as referee to take the evidence on the issues of fact and report the facts. Evidence to be closed ten days before the next term of the court and this cause continued till next court.
20180503_115354

J. T. Jones vs. Wm. H. Peebler
    Jacobs
Suit to quiet title
Passed till Wednesday morning.
Default & decree allowed as prayed for in complaint.


Anderson & Glenn vs. Wm. McCallister
    T'Vault
Suit to foreclose mortgage
Passed--referred to the clerk to ascertain & report the amount due to mortgage.

Helen M. Hards vs. James Hards
    Fay
Suit for divorce
Application for order of publication.

J. H. Billenbrook vs. M. M. Billenbrook
    Jacobs
Suit for divorce
Continued [by] consent.

Nancy L. Stow vs. A. J. Stow
    Fay
Suit for divorce
Continued by consent.
20180503_115401


February Term 1869

State Cases


State of Oregon vs. Arch Crisman
    T'Vault
Indict for assault, being armed with dangerous weapon
Alias bench warrant & continued.

State of Oregon vs. James Hards
    T'Vault
Indict for murder
Continued & alias bench warrant.

State of Oregon vs. James Hards
    T'Vault
Indict for assault with dangerous weapon
Same order.

State of Oregon vs. James Stewart
    T'Vault
Charged with grossly disturbing the public peace
Not a true bill & deft. discharged.

State of Oregon vs. Andrew Powers
    T'Vault
Charged with larceny
True bill. Bench warrant.
20180503_115408

State of Oregon vs. "Suet" (Chinaman)
    Kahler
Larceny
In custody. Indicted for larceny in a store.

State of Oregon vs. David Girt
    Kahler
Assault with dangerous weapon
Out on bail. True bill--bench warrant and that he be admitted to bill in the sum [of] $1,000.00.

State of Oregon vs. Chinaman "Suit"
    Kahler
Indict for larceny
True bill.
20180503_115414

Actions at Law

Veit Schutz vs. Eberhard Blecher
    Jacobs
Action at law to recover money
Continued on motion for service.

J. N. T. Miller vs. W. G. T'Vault
    Fay
    Dowell
Action at law to recover personal property
Death of deft. suggested . . .

Burpee & Linn vs. Maury & Davis
    Fay
Action at law to recover money
Default estate R. F. Maury for $871.36.

J. Isaacs and H. Robitcheck vs. Isidor Caro
    Watson & Kahler
    Jacobs & Fay
Action at law to recover money
Demurrer to complaint overruled.

B. F. Dowell vs. Milton Lindley & P. F. Castleman
    Dowell & Watson
    Ellsworth & Skinner for deft. Castleman
    Jacobs
Action at law to recover money
Demurrer to answer sustained. Judgment $2631.41.
20180503_115429

B. F. Dowell vs. James Kilgore & A. M. Berry
    Dowell & Watson
Motion to issue execution
Stricken from the docket.

Morris Caro vs. T. G. Reames
    Fay & Jacobs
Action at law to recover personal property & for damages
Submitted to a jury. Verdict for plaintiff.

Morris Caro vs. Albert Zeiber & Byron G. Holmes
    Fay & Jacobs
Action at law to recover personal property & for damages
Dismissed at plaintiff's cost.

Geo. V. Ingram vs. T. G. Reames
    C. W. Kahler & Jacobs
    Fay
Action at law--appeal from justice court
Issue.

J. P. Parker vs. D. H. Burroughs
    Jacobs
Action at law to recover money
Default $885.12 gold coin, interest at one percent per month.
20180503_115509

J. P. Parker vs. J. E. Buzan
    Fay
Action at law to recover money
Dismissed at plaintiff's cost.

L. J. C. Duncan vs. James Kilgore & R. Hargadine
    Jacobs
Motion to issue execution
Motion allowed.

T. B. Armstrong vs. T. G. Reames
    Jacobs
Action at law to recover damages
Submitted--motion filed for new trial.

James T. Glenn, trustee vs. Nathan Hull
    Dowell & Watson
Action at law to recover money
Continued for service.

Joshua R. Pool, heir &c. of James R. Pool, deceased vs. Wm. G. Buffum
    Jacobs
    Fay for Buffum
Submission of controversy without action to try validity of will
Submitted.
20180503_115516

Chancery Cases

St. Marian T'Vault vs. J. N. T. Miller et al.
    Dowell
    Fay
Bill in chancery

Pat F. McManus vs. W. A. Owens & John Pawpaw
    Jacobs
    Fay
Suit in equity
Set down [for] Friday morning.

Helen M. Hards vs. James Hards
    Fay
Suit for divorce
Continued for service.

J. H. Billenbrook vs. M. M. Billenbrook
    Jacobs
Suit for divorce
Submitted & decree allowed.

Nancy L. Stow vs. A. J. Stow
    Fay
Suit for divorce
20180503_115524

James Clugage vs. D. H. Burroughs
    Fay
Suit in equity for an account & sale of mill property
Continued for service.

Thomas Chavner vs. Iss. Williams & wife
    O. Jacobs
Motion to issue execution

Pat F. McManus vs. Jackson Walker & Thomas Chavner
    O. Jacobs
Suit to foreclose mortgage
Default taken & decree of foreclosure.

George Dodge vs. Jane Dodge
    Dowell & Watson
Suit for divorce
Continued for service.
20180503_115532


November Term 1869

State Cases


State of Oregon vs. Arch Crisman
    Kahler
Indict for assault with dangerous weapon
Continued on motion dist. atty. for arrest.

State of Oregon vs. James Hards
    Kahler
Indict for murder
Continued on motion dist. atty. for arrest.

State of Oregon vs. James Hards
    Kahler
Indict for assault with dangerous weapon
Continued on motion dist. atty. for arrest.

State of Oregon vs. Andrew Powers
    Kahler
Indict for larceny
Continued on motion dist. atty. for arrest.

State of Oregon vs. David Girt
    Kahler
Indict for assault with dangerous weapon
Continued on motion dist. atty. for arrest.
20180503_115542

State of Oregon vs. Thomas Baxter
    Kahler
Held to answer on assault with dangerous weapon
Out on bail. Not true bill deft. & bail discharged.

State of Oregon vs. James Brown
    Kahler
    Fay
Held to answer for assault with intent to kill
In custody. A true bill. Arraigned and leave given until tomorrow's coming in of court to plead. Deft. pleads not guilty.

State of Oregon vs. C. C. Bailey
    Kahler
Held to answer for assault with dangerous weapon
Not a true bill. Bail discharged.

State of Oregon vs. T. H. B. Shipley
    Kahler
Held to answer for assault with dangerous weapon, knife
Out on bail. Not true bill. Bail discharged.

State of Oregon vs. T. G. Owen
    Kahler
    Fay
Held to answer for assault with dangerous weapon
Out on bail. A true bill--deft. arraigned. Deft. allowed until tomorrow to plead--deft. pleads not guilty.
Continued on affidavit of deft. till next term.

20180503_115548

State of Oregon vs. Charles Wright
    Kahler
Held to answer for assault with dangerous weapon
Out on bail. A true bill. Deft called to be arraigned and no appearance. Default ordered against his bondsman.

State of Oregon vs. T. H. B. Shipley
    Kahler
Held to answer for assault with dangerous weapon--pistol
Not a true bill--bail discharged.

State of Oregon vs. Toss Magruder
    Kahler
Indict for selling liquor without license
A true bill--deft. arraigned--pleads guilty--fined fifty dollars & costs.
20180503_115553

Actions at Law

Veit Schutz vs. Eberhard Blecher
    Jacobs
Action at law to recover money
Continued for service.

T. B. Armstrong vs. T. G. Reames
    Dowell, Watson & Kahler
    Fay
Action at law to recover damages
New trial granted & cont'd. from last term.
Dismissed on motion of plaintiff at cost of plaintiff.


James T. Glenn, trustee by Nathan Hull
    Dowell & Watson
Action at law to recover money
Default for $8670 in coin, interest one percent per month.

John Overchon [Overton?] vs. C. H. Pickens
    Fay
    Dowell & Watson
Action at law to recover money
Dismissed at plaintiff's cost.

M. Morganthau vs. Miller & Brentano
    Dowell & Watson
    Fay
Action at law to recover money
Admits the pleas of defts. and judgment allowed plaintiff for $528.75 on pleadings.
20180503_115605

M. Drury vs. John S. Lacy
    Dowell & Watson
    Fay & Kahler
Appeal from justice of the peace
Issue for jury--verdict for deft.

J. P. Parker vs. Jesse Bennett
    Fay
Action at law to recover damages
Judgment by default for $400.00
20180503_115611

Chancery Cases

Pat F. McManus vs. W. A. Owen & John Pawpaw
    Kahler
    Fay & Dowell
Suit in equity
James T. Glenn appointed receiver in place of Alexander & it is ordered that Miller pay over whatever funds in his hands to J. T. Glenn. Continued by agreement until next term.

Helen M. Hards vs. James Hards
    Fay
Suit for divorce
Set down for one o'clock.
Bill dismissed.


James Clugage vs. D. H. Burroughs et al.
    Fay
Suit for an account & sale of mill property.
Dismissed.

George Dodge vs. Jane Dodge
    Dowell & Watson
Suit for divorce
Set down for next Tuesday.
Passed at request of plaintiff.
Continued on motion of plaintiff till next term.


M. M. Wade vs. B. F. Wade
    Fay
Suit for divorce
Divorce allowed.
20180503_115625

Nancy L. Stow vs. A. J. Stow
    Dowell and Watson
Suit for divorce
Set down for next Tuesday.
Demurrer to answer of state submitted. Demurrer sustained. Plaintiff allowed ten days
[to] file replication & cause continued till next term.

Jeannette Lacy vs. John S. Lacy
    Dowell and Watson
    Kahler for state
    Fay
Suit for divorce
Deft. on affidavit has leave to file an answer forthwith.
Dismissed on motion of plaintiff.


Thomas Smith vs. E. H. Greenman
    Fay
Suit for foreclosure of a mortgage
Default ordered for want of an answer & deferred to Clerk ascertain and report amount of interest due on the mortgage. Decree for $468.50 and foreclosure of mortgage.

M. E. McVay vs. B. McVay
    Neil
Suit for divorce
Set down for ten o'clock the 20th.
Submitted to the court. Divorce allowed.


Jeanne Guilfoyle vs. John Guilfoyle
    Dowell & Watson
Suit for divorce
Continued on motion of plaintiff till next term.
20180503_115634


February Term 1870

State Cases


State of Oregon vs. Arch Crisman
    Kahler
Indict for assault with dangerous weapon
Continued.

State of Oregon vs. James Hards
    Kahler
Indict for murder
Continued.

State of Oregon vs. James Hards
    Kahler
Indict for assault with dangerous weapon
Continued.

State of Oregon vs. Andrew Powers
    Kahler
Indict for larceny
Dismissed on motion of dist. atty.

State of Oregon vs. David Girt
    Kahler
Indict for assault with dangerous weapon
Continued.
20180503_115647

State of Oregon vs. T. G. Owen
    Kahler
    Fay
Indict for assault with dangerous weapon
Submitted to a jury--verdict guilty of an assault & battery--fine fifty dollars & cost and imprisoned 25 days in default thereof.

State of Oregon vs. Charles Wright
    Kahler
Indict for assault with dangerous weapon
Continued.

State of Oregon vs. W. Nus & Charles Snider
    Kahler & Fay
Held G.J.P. to answer for wantonly killing animals
Arraigned and allowed till Thursday morning to plead. Demurrer to indictment filed. Demurrer overruled. Defts. plead not guilty & continued till next term.

State of Oregon vs. C. C. Coleman
    Kahler
    Neil
Indict for selling liquor without license
Arraigned and pleads guilty--fine fifty dollars & cost. In default o payment thereof that he be imprisoned 25 days.
20180503_115653

Veit Schutz vs. Eberhard Blecher
    Kahler
Action at law to recover money
Continued for service.

C. W. Jackson vs. John Moon
Appeal from justice of the peace
Submitted to a jury--verdict for plaintiff $25.28½--judgment accordingly.
20180503_115701

Chancery Cases

Pat F. McManus vs. W. A. Owen & John Pawpaw
    Kahler
    Fay
Suit in equity to quiet title
Ordered by argument of counsel that Clerk proceed to account & report at next term of court. Parties have leave to introduce additional evidence to be closed 20 days prior to first day of next term.

George Dodge vs. Jane Dodge
    Dowell & Watson
Suit for divorce
Dismissed by plaintiff at his cost.

Nancy L. Stow vs. A. J. Stow
    Dowell & Watson
Suit for divorce
Set for trial Saturday.
Divorce allowed and that plaintiff have custody of children.


Jeanne Guilfoyle vs. John Guilfoyle
    Dowell & Watson
Suit for divorce
Dismissed by plaintiff at her cost.

Thomas Brown vs. Florence R. Brown
    Fay
Suit for divorce
Defendant has leave to file his answer. Cont'd. by agreement. Cause continued until next term.
20180503_115714

Mary Smith vs. Benjamin Smith
    Fay
Suit for divorce
Set for trial Saturday.
Case submitted. Divorce allowed & custody of children given to plaintiff.

Rebecca L. Hand vs. James Hand
    Fay
Suit for divorce
Set for trial Saturday.
Submitted. Divorce granted & custody of infant child given to plaintiff.

20180503_115720



June Term 1870

State Cases


State of Oregon vs. Arch Crisman
    Kahler
Indict for assault with dangerous weapon
Continued for arrest.

State of Oregon vs. James Hards
    Kahler
Indict for murder
Continued for arrest.

State of Oregon vs. James Hards
    Kahler
Indict for assault with dangerous weapon
Continued for arrest.

State of Oregon vs. David Girt
    Kahler
Indict for assault with dangerous weapon
Continued for arrest.

State of Oregon vs. Charles Wright
    Kahler
Indict for assault with dangerous weapon
Continued for arrest.
20180503_115726

State of Oregon vs. W. Nus and Charles Schneider
    Kahler
Indict for mischief to animals
Set down for Tuesday morning.

State of Oregon vs. Peter Schmidling
    Kahler
Held to answer for assault with dangerous weapon
Fined $100.00 & costs.

State of Oregon vs. George Fisk
    Kahler
Charged with larceny
Out on bail. Bill ignored by grand jury.
20180503_115734

Actions at Law

H. H. Luce vs. A. J. Moody et al.
Action at law on official undertaking.
Change of venue from Coos County.


James Hamlin vs. Dennis E. Crawley
Civil action to recover money, appeal from J.P. court
20180503_115740

Veit Schutz vs. Eberhard Blecher
    Kahler
Action at law to recover money
Continued for service.

P. J. Ryan vs. Brown & Fuller
    Fay
    Neil
Action at law to recover money
Answer withdrawn & judgment $182.75 for want of answer.

A. B. Overbeck vs. Thomas Pyle
    Kahler
Action at law to recover money
Default for $517.50.
20180503_115749

Chancery Cases

Pat F. McManus vs. W. A. Owen & John Pawpaw
    Kahler
    Fay withdraws
Suit to quiet title
Settled.

Thomas Brown vs. Florence Brown
    Fay
Suit for divorce
Continued on application of plaintiff.

Mary Brown vs. James Brown
    Dowell and Watson
Suit for divorce
Divorce granted.

A. T. Johnson vs. Elizabeth Johnson
    Fay
Suit for divorce
Continued on application of plaintiff.
20180503_115804


November Term 1870

State Cases


State of Oregon vs. Archibald Crisman
    H. K. Hanna
Indictment for assault with dangerous weapon
Continued on motion of dist. atty.

State of Oregon vs. James Hards
    H. K. Hanna
Indictment for murder
Continued for arrest.

State of Oregon vs. James Hards
    H. K. Hanna
Indictment for assault with a dangerous weapon
Continued for arrest.

State of Oregon vs. David Girt
    H. K. Hanna
Indictment for assault with a dangerous weapon
Continued for arrest.

State of Oregon vs. Charles Wright
    H. K. Hanna
Indictment for assault with a dangerous weapon
Out on bail; bail forfeited. Reported dead--continued.
20180503_115813

State of Oregon vs. Catt (a Chinaman)
    H. K. Hanna
    Kahler & D. L. Watson
In custody on charge of housebreaking & larceny
A true bill larceny in a dwelling house. Arraigned and pleads not guilty. Tried by a jury and acquitted on plea of insanity--discharged.

State of Oregon vs. George Benson
    H. K. Hanna
In custody on charge of larceny
Grand jury returned an indictment a true bill, larceny in dwelling house.
Ordered that bench warrant issue and admitted to bail in the sum of $1000.


State of Oregon vs. Wesley Mitchel
    H. K. Hanna
Larceny
Held to bail (J.P.) and bailed. Not a true bill. Larceny in dwelling house. Deft's. bail exonerated.

State of Oregon vs. B. F. Lewis
    H. K. Hanna
Assault with dangerous weapon
Bailed by J.P. Not a true bill--deft. discharged & exonerated from bail bond.

State of Oregon vs. George Hawkins
    H. K. Hannah & Fay & Neil
    Dowell & Watson
Assault with dangerous weapon
Bailed by J.P. Deft. duly arraigned--pleads not guilty & set for nine o'clock.
Submitted to a jury. Jury being unable to agree on a verdict, jury discharged and continued till next term.

20180503_115822


State of Oregon vs. George Hawkins
    H. K. Hanna
    Fay
Cruel treatment to animals
Not a true bill.

State of Oregon vs. Thomas Brown
    H. K. Hanna
    Neil, Fay & J. F. Watson
Arson
Grand jury returned a true bill, charging deft. with arson. Deft. duly arraigned; has till 9 o'clock Tuesday morning to plead. Deft. pleads not guilty. Submitted to a jury, verdict guilty. Sentenced to imprisonment in the penitentiary for five years.

State of Oregon vs. Harry Baily
    H. K. Hanna
    Kahler & Willis & Neil
Assault with dangerous weapon
Assault with a dangerous weapon--deft. pleads guilty as charged in the indictment. Sentenced to pay a fine of one hundred dollars & cost of this prosecution or in default thereof then to be imprisoned.

State of Oregon vs. Charles Hayden
    H. K. Hanna
Larceny & burglary
Indictment larceny in store a true bill. Deft. Hayden pleads not guilty--verdict of jury guilty as charged in the indictment.

State of Oregon vs. Valentine Howe
    H. K. Hanna
    Willis, D.J. Watson
Larceny & burglary
Indictment larceny in store a true bill. V. S. Howe pleads guilty and sentenced to penitentiary for 6 years.
20180503_115852

State of Oregon vs. George Hawkins
    H. K. Hanna
Malicious treatment to animals
Bailed by J.P. Not a true bill.
20180503_115858


Actions at Law

H. H. Luce vs. A. J. Moody et al.
Action at law on official undertaking
Change of venue from Coos County. This case settled by the parties mutually.

James Hamlin vs. Dennis E. Crawley
Civil action to recover money
Appeal from Justice Wade's J.P. court. This case settled by the parties and cost paid.

Veit Schutz vs. Eberhard Blecher
Action at law to recover money
Continued on application of plaintiff for service.

Franklin Meinert vs. Jackson County
    Dowell & Watson
    Fay & Hanna
Action for damages
Motion to strike portion of deft's. answer. Submitted to a jury--verdict for plaintiff & damages $400.00.

R. H. Moore vs. Thos. Floyd et al.
    Dowell & Watson & Willis & Fay
    Kahler & Watson & D. L. Watson
Action at law to recover damages
Change of venue from Josephine Co. Submitted to a jury--verdict for plaintiff in the sum of $3500. Motion filed by defts. for new trial--overruled.
20180503_115828

Della Stephens vs. G. W. Hayes
    J. D. Fay
Garnishee
Change of venue from Josephine County. This case set down for Monday morning. Submitted to court as a jury.

Brown and England vs. D. Sedman
Action at law to recover money
Change of venue from Josephine County.
20180503_115839

Chancery Cases

Thomas Brown vs. Florence Brown
    J. D. Fay
Suit for divorce
Continued by consent.

A. T. Johnson vs. Elizabeth Johnson
    Fay
Suit for divorce
Continued by consent.

Wm. Chambers vs. Mary A. Chambers, Elizabeth Maury and her husband R. F. Maury
    Dowell & Watson
    C. W. Kahler& Finley & Watson
Suit in equity for partition of real estate
Submitted to the court on demurrer to the answer of deft.

Alfred Prater vs. M. H. Drake
    Dowell & Watson
    C. W. Kahler
Suit in equity for dissolution of partnership and division of property
Motion by plaintiff to strike out a position of deft's. answer--overruled and plaintiff allowed till Nov. 30th to file replication.

Morris Baum vs. S. S. Bowden
    Dowell & Watson
Suit to foreclose mortgage on mining claims
This action settled by the parties Nov. 10th 1870.
20180503_115846


February Term 1871

State Cases


State of Oregon vs. Arch Crisman
    H. K. Hanna
Indictment for assault with a dangerous weapon
Continued & order for alias warrant.

State of Oregon vs. James Hards
    H. K. Hanna
Indictment for murder
Continued & order for alias bench warrant.

State of Oregon vs. James Hards
    H. K. Hanna
Indictment for assault with a dangerous weapon
Continued & order for alias bench warrant.

State of Oregon vs. David Girt
    H. K. Hanna
Indictment for assault with a dangerous weapon
Dismissed on motion and statement of dist. atty.
20180503_115905

State of Oregon vs. Charles Wright
    H. K. Hanna
Indictment for assault with a dangerous weapon
Dismissed on motion of dist. atty. & statement.

State of Oregon vs. George Hawkins
    H. K. Hanna
    Watson & Kahler
Indictment for assault with a dangerous weapon
Submitted to a jury--verdict not guilty--deft. discharged & Exonerated from his bail.
20180503_115910

Chancery Cases

A. T. Johnson vs. Elizabeth Johnson
    Fay & Rea
Suit for divorce
Continued until next term by consent.

Thomas Brown vs. Florence Brown
    Fay
Suit for divorce
Dismissed at cost of plaintiff on motion of his atty.

Florence Brown vs. Thomas Brown
    James R. Neil
Suit for divorce
Divorce granted.
20180503_115920

Helen M. Hards vs. James Hards
    J. R. Neil
    Hanna
Suit for divorce
Passed.

Wm. Chambers vs. Mary A. Chambers and others
Suit in equity to quiet title
Decision made in vacation.

Alfred Prater vs. M. H. Drake
Suit in equity for partition of real and personal property
This case settled by the parties February 1871. Settled & dismissed at plaintiff's cost.
20180503_115926

Actions at Law

Veit Schutz vs. Eberhard Blecher
    Kahler
Action at law to recover money
Continued for service.

John L. Badger vs. David Wingfield
    Fay & Rea
    Kahler & Watson
Action at law to recover money
Motion to strike out portion of the answer--motion overruled. Trial postponed on motion and affidavit of deft. till next term.

Wm. W. Fowler vs. E. K. Anderson
Action at law to recover money
Dismissed at plaintiff's cost.
20180503_115934

A. Fisher & Bro. vs. F. M. Crickett
    Jas. R. Neil
    Fay & Rea
Action at law to recover money
Judgment by default of answer for $44.59. Judgment for deft. for cost and disbursements to be taxed.

Joseph Wetterer vs. M. A. Brentano
    Fay & Rea
    Watson & Kahler
Action at law to recover money
At issue.

C. C. Neil vs. M. Murphy
    James R. Neil & Kahler
    Fay & Rea
Appeal from Justice Gillette, Ashland
Action at law to recover money
Appeal dismissed on motion of respondent at cost of appellant.
20180503_115940

A. Fisher & Bro. vs. Mat. R. Ish
Action at law to recover money
Stricken from the docket as improperly then . . .

Gabriel Lemon vs. H. Case
    Fay & Rea
Action at law to recover money
Settled & dismissed at cost of plaintiff.
20180503_115947


November Term 1871

State Cases


State of Oregon vs. Arch Crisman
    H. K. Hanna
Indictment for assault with a dangerous weapon
Continued with leave and alias bench warrant.

State of Oregon vs. James Hards
    H. K. Hanna
Indictment for murder
Continued.

State of Oregon vs. James Hards
    H. K. Hanna
Indictment for assault with a dangerous weapon
Continued.
20180503_115954

State of Oregon vs. V. S. Ralls
    H. K. Hanna
    F. G. Watson
Assault with intent to kill
Held to bail by Justice Wade. Grand jury returned into court Nov. 14th 1871. An indictment for an assault with intent to kill "a true bill." Deft arraigned and has until Thursday morning to plead. Deft. pleads not guilty.
Thursday--submitted to a jury. Verdict not guilty as charged in the indictment. Deft. discharged and his bail exonerated.


State of Oregon vs. V. S. Ralls & James D. Fay
    H. K. Hanna
Threatening to take life
Held to bail by Justice Wade. Defts. discharged from their bonds to keep the peace on payment of the cost already accrued in this proceeding.

State of Oregon vs. "Sis" Brown
    H. K. Hanna
Indictment for murder
Dismissed on the ground that deft. has left the state and not likely to be arrested and that the necessary evidence cannot now be obtained to convict her.
20180503_120000

State of Oregon vs. Jacob Neathamer
    H. K. Hanna & Watson
    Fay & Rea
Assault with intent to kill
Grand jury returns into court a true bill. Indictment for an assault with intent to kill. Deft. arraigned and pleads not guilty--submitted to a jury.

State of Oregon vs. Loy Shing [Lui Shing, Loui Shing]
    H. K. Hanna & Fay and Rea
    Watson & Bro.
Held for murder & in custody
Grand jury returns not a true bill indictment for murder.

State of Oregon vs. James Good
    H. K. Hanna
Larceny
20180503_120008

State of Oregon vs. A. D. Burton
    H. K. Hanna & Watson & Kahler
    Fay & Rea
Assault with intent to kill
Out on bail. Grand jury returned into court an indictment for an assault with intent to kill a true [bill] Nov. 14th 1871.
Deft. arraigned and pleads not guilty--submitted to a jury Friday.
Friday--Dismissed on motion of dist. atty. on the ground that in his opinion a conviction cannot be had on the case.


State of Oregon vs. John Blatner
    H. K. Hanna
    Fay & Rea
Assault with a dangerous weapon
Out on bail. Grand jury returned in court--an indictment for assault with a dangerous weapon not a true bill. Deft. ordered to be discharged and his bail exonerated.

State of Oregon vs. John Griffin
    H. K. Hanna
    Fay & Rea
Assault with a dangerous weapon
Out on bail. Not a true bill--deft. discharged & bail exonerated.
20180503_120014

State of Oregon vs. John M. Doil
    H. K. Hanna
Assault with a dangerous weapon

State of Oregon vs. J. L. Hall
    H. K. Hanna
Assault
Out on bail. Discharged from bonds already given on payment of the cost of the proceeding.

State of Oregon vs. Yan & Toy
    H. K. Hanna
Larceny
Out on bail. Grand jury returned into court an indictment for larceny "not a true bill." Deft. ordered to be discharged.
20180503_120019

State of Oregon vs. James Good
    H. K. Hanna
Larceny
Indictment for larceny a true bill. Deft. arraigned & pled guilty as charged in the indictment.

State of Oregon vs. Charles Morrell
    H. K. Hanna
Larceny
In custody. Indictment for larceny a true bill. Deft. arraigned & pleads guilty as charged in the indictment.

State of Oregon vs. Julius Werner
    H. K. Hanna
Larceny
In custody. Indictment for larceny a true bill. Deft arraigned and pleads guilty as charged in the indictment.
20180503_120025

State of Oregon vs. Joseph Wells
    H. K. Hanna
Murder
Out on bail. A true bill for murder returned by the grand jury. Deft. called for arraignment--failed to appear after being called three times at the courthouse door.

State of Oregon vs. Chas. Hayden & V. S. Howe
    H. K. Hanna
Indictment for burglary
Continued on motion of atty.

State of Oregon vs. Wm. Forsyth
    H. K. Hanna
    Fay & Rea
Not a true bill--deft. discharged and exonerated from liability on his bail bond.
20180503_120030

State of Oregon vs. Charles A. Cogswell
    H. K. Hanna
    Dowell & Kelly
Breaking down and destroying flume
Not a true bill returned by jury & deft. discharged and bail exonerated.

State of Oregon vs. Patrick McMahon
    H. K. Hanna
Seduction
Improperly on docket--stricken from the docket on motion of dist. atty.

State of Oregon vs. Hamilton Turpin
    H. K. Hanna
    Kahler & Watson
Indictment for larceny
A true bill for larceny--deft. arraigned and has till the 22nd of November 1871. Trial set for Wednesday. Submitted to a jury--verdict not guilty.
20180503_120036

Actions at Law

Veit Schutz vs. Eberhard Blecher
Action at law to recover money
Continued for service on motion of plaintiff's atty.

John L. Badger vs. David Wingfield
    Fay & Rea
    Kahler & Watson & Dowell & Kelly
Action at law to recover money
Issue of fact--continued until Wednesday morning on deft. paying plaintiff five dollars cost. Continued by consent.
Cost of continuance to abide in event of the suit & cost of five dollars imposed on defendants be remitted by consent of parties.


A. B. Gilliland vs. A. J. Burnett
    Fay & Rea & E. B. Watson
    Kahler & Neil
Action at law to recover money
Appeal from County Court. Dismissed at appellant's cost.
20180503_120044

John Monroe vs. Arthur M. Waddle
    Kahler & Watson
    Fay & Rea
Action at law to recover money
Demurrer to complaint--overruled. Deft. has until Tuesday morning.
Continued on motion and affidavit of plaintiff--cost of the term to be taxed to plaintiff.


James Barclay vs. G. A. Goodale
    Fay & Rea
    B. F. Dowell
Action at law to recover damages
Motion to strike out complaint. Motion & petition of plaintiff on affidavit for the removal of this case to the circuit court of the United States. Ordered that motion allowed in giving bond & security in the sum of four hundred dollars.

T. M. Rouse vs. G. A. Goodale
    Fay & Rea
    Dowell & Kelly
Action at law to recover damages
Motion to strike out complaint. Motion & petition of plaintiff on affidavit to remove the case to United States circuit court. Order allowed on giving the bond & security in the sum of four hundred dollars.
20180503_120053

Stephen D. Taylor vs. Jacob Neathammer
    Kahler & Watson
    Fay & Rea
Action for damages
Issue of fact. Set down for Tuesday. Willis for defense gave notice on Friday of motion for leave to file an amended answer. Deft. allowed to file amended answer & plaintiff allowed till Monday morning to file replication. Trial set for Monday next.

J. P. Parker vs. John Swinden
    Fay & Rea
    Kahler & Watson & J. F. Watson
Issue of fact--submitted to a jury. Verdict for plaintiff $50.00.

Patrick Donegan vs. Evans & Hand
    Kahler & Watson
    Fay & Rea
Action at law to recover money
Issue of fact--submitted to a jury. Verdict for plaintiff $175.00.
20180503_120059

James A. Cardwell, admr. "de bonis non" of the estate of Wallace Gridley, deceased vs. James Hamlin
    Kahler & Watson & Dowell & Reddy & J. F. Watson
    Fay & Rea
Action at law to recover money
Demurrer to complaint--demurrer submitted to the court.

George B. Finch vs. A. J. Burnett
    Fay & Rea
    Kahler & Neil
Action at law to recover money
Appeal from County Court. Dismissed at appellant's cost.

G. W. Granger vs. A. J. Burnett
    Fay & Rea
    Kahler & Neil
Action at law to recover money
Appeal from County Court. Dismissed at appellant's cost.
20180503_120105

J. Dallman vs. Joseph Callan
    Kahler & Watson
    Fay & Rea
Action at law to recover money
Continued until next term.

R. H. Moore vs. Thomas F. Floyd, Isaac Thompson, Geo. S. Matthewson, William Newman
    Dowell & Fay & Rea & Willis
    J. F. Watson & Kahler & Williams
Action at law to recover money
Mandate from Supreme Court order for a new trial. Motion to change venue overruled and case set for Monday. Submitted to a verdict for plaintiff $500.

J. J. Nichols vs. Dyer Shelton
    Kahler & Watson
    Fay & Rea
Action at law to recover money
Appeal from justice court. Appeal dismissed on motion of appellant at cost of appellant.

State of Oregon vs. Rock Point Bridge Company
    H. K. Hanna
    Fay & Rea
Action to avoid the charter and annul the existence of a corporation
20180503_120111


Chancery Cases

A. T. Johnson vs. Elizabeth Johnson
    Fay & Rea
Suit for divorce
Referred to Thomas [illegible] to take testimony. Dismissed on motion of atty. for plaintiff at cost of plaintiff.

Helen M. Hards vs. James Hards
    James R. Neil
    H. K. Hanna
Suit for divorce
Issue of fact. Continued on motion of J. R. Neil, atty. for plaintiff for divorce.

Mary McGrath vs. George McGrath
    Fay & Rea
Suit for divorce
Issue of fact--ready for hearing. Divorce granted & 8 dollars allowed to the children, $4.00 for each. [illegible] & company appointed trustees to collect the amount.
20180503_120118

W. C. Myer vs. John Mark
    Fay & Rea
Suit in equity for an injunction
Default and injunction granted.

State of Oregon vs. Rock Point Bridge co.
    H. K. Hanna & Fay & Rea
Action to avoid the charter and annul the existence of a corporation

Cecelia L. Lewman vs. John A. Lewman
    Dowell & Kelly
    Fay & Rea
Suit for divorce
Demurrer to complaint. Demurrer sustained.
20180503_120124

James Hamlin vs. Henry Klippel
    Fay & Rea
    Kahler & Watson & Dowell & Kelly
Motion by deft. to file supplemental answer.

Mary L. Inyart vs. Alexander Inyart
    Kahler & Watson
Suit for divorce
Testimony taken--passed to obtain amended service.
Continued for service on motion of atty. for plaintiff.


Gold Hill Quartz Mining Company vs. Jacob Ish
    Fay & Rea
    Dowell & Kelly
Suit in equity to quiet title
Motion to strike out complaint.
20180503_120129

Permelia O'Neil vs. N. A. Young
    Fay & Rea
Suit in equity to quiet title

J. Wimer et al. vs. P. Dunn et al.
    Fay & Rea
Suit in equity for an inunction
Referred to the Clerk to take the evidence & report the same to this court at its next term.
20180503_120135


February Term 1872

State Cases


State of Oregon vs. Archibald Crisman
    H. K. Hanna
Indictment for assault with a dangerous weapon
Continued on motion of dist. atty. and order for alias bench warrant.

State of Oregon vs. James Hards
    H. K. Hanna
Indictment for murder
Continued same as above.

State of Oregon vs. James Hards
    H. K. Hanna
Indictment for assault with a dangerous weapon
Continued same as above.

State of Oregon vs. Charles Hayden & U. S. Hayden
    H. K. Hanna
Indictment for burglary
Continued same as above.
20180503_120140

State of Oregon vs. James Wells
    H. K. Hanna
Indictment for murder
Continued and alias bench warrant ordered.

State of Oregon vs. George S. Fribble
    H. K. Hanna
Charged with perjury
Not a true bill returned by grand jury and bail exonerated.

State of Oregon vs. Cyrus B. Conner
    H. K. Hanna
Action for larceny
Bench warrant ordered to be issued and admitted to bail in the sum $800.

State of Oregon vs. Henry Howard
    H. K. Hanna
Larceny in a dwelling house
In custody. Submitted to a jury and acquitted.
20180503_120146

Actions at Law

Veit Schutz vs. Eberhard Blecher
    C. W. Kahler
Action at law to recover money
Continued for service.

John L. Badger vs. David Wingfield
    Fay & Rea
    Kahler & Watson
Action at law to recover money
Tried by a jury, verdict for plaintiff.

J. Dallman vs. Joseph Callan
    Kahler & Watson
    Fay & Rea
Action at law to recover money
Motion to continue the case--continued on motion & affidavit of atty. for plaintiff. Cost of term to be taxed to plaintiff.

John Monroe vs. Arthur M. Waddle
    Kahler & Watson
    Fay & Rea
Action at law to recover money
Motion of plaintiff for continuance overruled. Tried by a jury, verdict for plaintiff $149.
20180503_120201

Plymale & Manning vs. [name erased]
    Fay & Rea
Action at law to recover money
This case settled since docketing.

Wm. & Jo Patterson vs. A. Davison & Co.
    Kahler & Watson
    Fay & Rea
Action at law to recover money
Appeal from County Court. Application for continuance granted. Cost of this term taxed A. Davison & Co.

Wm. & Jo Patterson vs. A. Davison and others
    Kahler & Watson
    Fay & Rea
Action at law to recover money
Appeal from County Court. Postponed until next term. Cost of this term taxed to Davison & Co.

H. K. Hanna as district attorney vs. Giles Wells Jr. et al.
    H. K. Hanna
    E. Steele
Action at law to recover money
Demurrer to complaint set for argument until Tuesday morning. Demurrer overruled.
20180503_120208

Wm. Turner, County School Superintendent vs. Lewis and Larkin McDaniel
    H. K. Hanna
    Fay & Rea
Action at law to recover money
Leave granted plaintiff until Tuesday morning to file amended complaint. Discontinued on motion dist. atty.

James Hamlin vs. Ben Stevens et al.
    Fay & Rea
    Kahler & Watson
Action for damages
Motion to strike out portions of complaint. Case set for Tuesday next.

John Pelling vs. Thomas Sly
    Fay & Rea
    Kahler & Watson
Action at law to recover damages
Motion to strike out portion of the complaint. Verdict for plaintiff in the sum of $100.
20180503_120213

Chancery Cases

Helen M. Hards vs. James Hards
    J. R. Neil
    H. K. Hanna
Suit for divorce
Divorce granted Feby. 24th 1872.

Mary L. Inyart vs. Alexander Inyart
    Kahler & Watson
    H. K. Hanna
Suit for divorce
Divorce granted Feby. 26th 1872.

James Hamlin vs. Henry Klippel
    Fay & Rea
    Kahler & Watson
Suit for an injunction
Passed.

Gold Hill Quartz Mining Company vs. Jacob Ish
    Fay & Rea
    Dowell & Kelly
Suit in equity to quiet title
Continued under advisement.
20180503_120229

Jacob Wimer et al. vs. Thomas Smith et al.
    Fay & Rea
    Dowell & Kelly
Suit in equity for an injunction
Decree made by stipulation of the parties as per stipulation on file.

Permelia O'Neil vs. N. A. Young
    Fay & Rea
    Kahler & Watson and J. F. Watson
Suit in equity to quiet title
Plaintiff has leave to withdraw his replication and file a demurrer to deft's. answer. Demurrer argued & submitted.

Martha A. Kilgore vs. Felix Kilgore
    Fay & Rea
Suit for divorce
Divorce granted.

B. F. Myer vs. J. F. Durkee
    Fay & Rea
    Kahler & Watson
Suit in equity for an injunction
Issue of fact--referred to H. K. Hanna to take evidence and report the facts to the court.
20180503_120235

David Linn vs. H. A. Breitbarth & J. A. Breitbarth
    Kahler & Watson
Suit to foreclose mortgages
Decree of foreclosure.
20180503_120244


June Term 1872

State Cases


State of Oregon vs. Arch Crisman
    H. K. Hanna
Indictment for assault with a dangerous weapon
Continued and alias bench warrant issued.

State of Oregon vs. James Hards
    H. K. Hanna
Indictment for murder
Continued and alias bench warrant issued.

State of Oregon vs. James Hards
    H. K. Hanna
Indictment for assault with a dangerous weapon
Continued same above.

State of Oregon vs. Chas. Hayden V. S. Howe
    H. K. Hanna
Indictment for burglary
Dismissed on motion of dist. atty.
20180503_120254

State of Oregon vs. Joseph Wells
    H. K. Hanna
Indictment for murder
Continued and alias bench warrant issued.

State of Oregon vs. Cyrus B. Conner
    H. K. Hanna
Indictment for larceny
Continued and alias bench warrant ordered.

State of Oregon vs. David Hart
    H. K. Hanna
Larceny in a dwelling house
Deft. pleads not guilty.

State of Oregon vs. John Woodward
    H. K. Hanna
Larceny of a horse
Pleads guilty as charged in the indictment.
20180503_120300

State of Oregon vs. Samuel B. Olmstead
    H. K. Hanna
Assault & robbery
Grand jury returned not a true bill. Deft. discharged.

State of Oregon vs. Henry Bixby
    H. K. Hanna
Assault & robbery
Grand jury returned not a true bill. Deft. discharged.

State of Oregon vs. E. B. Watson
    H. K. Hanna
Held to bail and bailed to appear at this term of court
Bonds discharged.

State of Oregon vs. J. D. Fay
    H. K. Hanna
Held to bail and bailed to appear at this term of the court
Bonds discharged.
20180503_120305

Actions at Law

Veit Schutz vs. Eberhard Blecher
    C. W. Kahler
Action at law to recover money
Continued until next term.

J. Dallman vs. Joseph Callan
    Kahler & Watson
    Fay & Rea
Action at law to recover money
Issue of fact.

David Wingfield vs. John L. Badger & D. M. Burroughs
    Kahler & Watson
    Fay & Rea
Action at law to recover money
Issue.

Wm. & Jo Patterson vs. A. Davison & Co.
    Kahler & Watson
    Fay & Rea
Action at law to recover money
Dismissed at appellant's cost.
20180503_120311

Wm. & Jo Patterson vs. A. Davison & Co.
    Kahler & Watson
    Fay & Rea
Action at law to recover money
Dismissed at cost of Davison & Co.

M. M. Harkness vs. J. L. Hall
Action at law to recover money
Appeal from justice's court. Stricken from docket.

J. M. Crickett vs. Wm. Matthews
    Fay & Rea
    Kahler & Watson
Action at law to recover money
Appeal from C. C. Gall, J.P. Plaintiff has leave to file an amended complaint.

John Durbin vs. Andy Davison
    J. R. Neil
Action at law to recover money
Judgment for want of answer $96.80.
20180503_120321

Hayden & Cameron vs. Gee Soon et al.
    Kahler & Watson
Action at law to recover money
Dismissed at plaintiff's cost.

Conrad Etzenhouser vs. Henry Billenbrook
    Fay & Rea
Action at law to recover money

C. L. Evans vs. Nancy C. Evans & David Stearns
    Fay & Rea
    Kahler & Watson
Habeas corpus
20180503_120326

Chancery Cases

James Hamlin vs. Henry Klippel
    Fay & Rea
    Kahler and Watson and Dowell and Kelly
Suit for an injunction
Dismissed.

Permelia O'Neil vs. N. A. Young
    Fay & Rea
    Kahler & Watson and J. F. Watson
Suit in equity to quiet title
Demurrer to deft's. answer overruled.

B. F. Myer vs. J. T. Durkee
    Fay & Rea
    Kahler & Watson
Suit for an injunction
Submitted to court on written assignment.

Albert Handy vs. Adelaide E. Handy
    Kahler & Watson
Suit for divorce
Submitted to the court.
20180503_120333

Mary Justice vs. John Justice
    Fay & Rea
Suit for divorce
Submitted to the court.

Sarah E. Sargent vs. R. S. Sargent
    Fay & Rea
Suit in equity for a divorce
Submitted to the court.

Wm. C. Greenman vs. Charles A. Cogswell & Amos Cogswell
    Dowell & Kelly
Suit in equity for an injunction
Referred to H. K. Hanna to take testimony.

John S. Lacy vs. Janetta Lacy
    Fay & Rea
Suit in equity for a divorce
20180503_120341

Sarah J. Oliver vs. George W. Oliver
    Fay & Rea
Suit in equity for a divorce

E. C. Brooks vs. Wm. Williams, S. Koster & Fred Oten
    Fay & Rea
Suit in equity for an injunction
By consent referred to H. K. Hanna as referee to take testimony and report at this term of court.

Jacob Wimer & son vs. West Ashlan Water Ditch Co.
    Fay & Rea
Suit in equity for an injunction

Gold Hill Quartz Mining Company vs. Jacob Ish
    Fay & Rea
    Dowell & Kelly
Suit in equity to quiet title
20180503_120347


November Term 1872

State Cases

State of Oregon vs. Arch Crisman
    J. R. Neil
Indictment or assault with a dangerous weapon

State of Oregon vs. James Hards
    J. R. Neil
Indictment for murder

State of Oregon vs. James Hards
    J. R. Neil
Indictment for assault with a dangerous weapon

State of Oregon vs. Joseph Wells
    J. R. Neil
Indictment for murder
20180503_120356

State of Oregon vs. Charles Wilson
    J. R. Neil
Charged with larceny
Grand jury returned into court a true bill.

State of Oregon vs. W. B. Darberry
    J. R. Neil
Charged with larceny
Five true bills.

State of Oregon vs. Thomas J. Allen
    J. R. Neil
Charged with larceny
Five true bills.

State of Oregon vs. Thomas Barbour
    J. R. Neil
Charged with larceny in a dwelling house
A true bill--arraigned and pleads guilty as charged in the indictment. Sentenced to 3 years in penitentiary.
20180503_120406

State of Oregon vs. Chas. Wilson, William Darberry & Thos. J. Allen
    J. R. Neil, Mr. Stinson, Rea & Hanna
    Kahler & Watson
Indictment for larceny
Grand jury returned a true bill.
Thomas Allen pleads guilty as charged in the indictment.
Deft. Wilson pleads guilty.
Deft. Darberry pleads not guilty.
Thomas Allen sentenced to one year in each case.


State of Oregon vs. Thomas J. Allen, William B. Darberry & Chas. Wilson
    J. R. Neil
    Kahler & Watson, Stinson, Rea & Hanna
Indictment for larceny
A true bill--defts. arraigned & allowed till Thursday morning 22nd to plead.
Thomas Allen pleads guilty.
Deft. Wilson pleads guilty.
Deft. Darberry not
[guilty].

State of Oregon vs. Thomas Allen, W. B. Darberry & Chas. Wilson
    J. R. Neil, Stinson, Rea & Hanna
    Kahler & Watson
Indictment for larceny
A true bill--arraigned & allowed till Thursday morning 22nd to plead.
Deft. Allen pleads guilty.
Deft. Wilson pleads guilty.
Deft. Darberry not guilty.


State of Oregon vs. Charles Wilson, W. B. Darberry & Thomas Allen
    J. R. Neil, Stinson, Rea & Hanna
    Kahler & Watson
Indictment for larceny
A true bill--arraigned & allowed [till] Thursday morning to plead.
Deft. Allen pleads guilty.
Deft. Wilson pleads guilty.
Deft. Darberry not
[guilty.]
20180503_120426

State of Oregon vs. William B. Darberry, Charles Wilson & Thomas J. Allen
    J. R. Neil, Stinson, Rea & Hanna
    Kahler & Watson
Indictment for larceny
A true bill--arraigned & allowed till Thursday morning 22nd to plead.
Deft. Allen pleads guilty.
Deft. Wilson pleads guilty.
Deft. Darberry not guilty.

20180503_120431

State of Oregon vs. Arch Crisman
    J. R. Neil
Indictment for assault with a dangerous weapon
Continued on motion dist. atty.

State of Oregon vs. James Hards
    J. R. Neil
Indictment for murder
Continued on motion of dist.

State of Oregon vs. James Hards
    J. R. Neil
Indictment for assault with a dangerous weapon
Stricken from docket on motion dist. atty.

State of Oregon vs. John Moores
    J. R. Neil
Assault with a dangerous weapon
Bailed to appear.
20180503_120439

State of Oregon vs. Wm. B. Darberry
    J. R. Neil
Indictment for larceny
Dismissed on motion of dist. atty. on ground that deft. in penitentiary for 11 years.

State of Oregon vs. Wm. Darberry
    J. R. Neil
Indictment for larceny
Same order.

State of Oregon vs. Wm. B. Darberry
    J. R. Neil
Indictment for larceny
Same order.

State of Oregon vs. Wm. B. Darberry
    J. R. Neil
Indictment for larceny
Continued on motion dist. atty.
20180503_120444

State of Oregon vs. Charles Wilson
    J. R. Neil
Indictment for larceny
Dismissed on motion of dist. atty. on ground that deft. in penitentiary for 9 years.

State of Oregon vs. Charles Wilson
    J. R. Neil
Indictment for larceny
Continued on motion of dist. atty.

State of Oregon vs. J. M. Crickett
    J. R. Neil, Stinson, Dowell & Kelly
    Kahler, & Watson, Fay & Rea
Under bond
A true bill returned Tuesday Nov. 12, 1872. Deft. arraigned and leave given till Wednesday morning 13 to plead. Deft. pleads not guilty. Continued until next term of court.

State of Oregon vs. Ella Niday
    J. R. Neil
    Fay & Rea
Action to annul franchise
State confesses demurrer of deft. and state has leave to file amended complaint. Continued until next term under advisement.
20180503_120450

State of Oregon vs. Joseph Wells
    J. R. Neil
Indictment for murder
Continued on motion of dist. atty. with alias warrant.

State of Oregon vs. Cyrus B. Conner
    J. R. Neil
Indictment for larceny
Dismissed on statement of dist. atty. that deft. cannot be found and not sufficient evidence to convict him.

State of Oregon vs. Thomas Sly
    J. R. Neil
Mandate from Supreme Court
Mandate spread on record.

State of Oregon vs. George W. Watson
    J. R. Neil
Indictment for larceny
20180503_120455

Actions at Law

Veit Schutz vs. Eberhard Blecher
    C. W. Kahler & Watson
Action at law to recover money
Judgment for want of answer entered Monday 11. Judgment three thousand two hundred & twenty-six dollars & 70 cts.

A. W. Sturgis vs. Ching Hong and Gee Lung
    Kahler & Watson
Action at law to recover money
This case settled be compromise of parties.

A. W. Jones vs. Caro & Baum
    Neil and Stinson
    Kahler & Watson
Action for breach of contract
Notice of motion to strike out portions of answer. Motion overruled & plaintiff excepts to the ruling. Case continued by agreement of counsel until next term and that plaintiff have ten days from date to file replication.

Abbott & Kinsley vs. O. C. Logan
    Kahler & Watson
    Stinson & Neil
Action at law to recover money
Demurrer to complaint. Demurrer submitted. Demurrer of deft. overruled. Deft. on application has leave to file answer to the complaint.
Demurrer by plaintiff to deft's. separate defense in answer.

20180503_120506

Fay & Rea vs. Wong Yack
    Fay & Rea
Action at law to recover money
Continued on motion of plaintiffs for service.

J. M. Crickett vs. Isaac & Josie Constant
    Kahler & Watson and Fay & Rea
    Stinson & Neil and Dowell & Kelly
Action at law to recover personal property
Deft. has leave to file amended answer by two o'clock this afternoon Monday. Continued until next term of court.

Charles Blockwell vs. James Drum
    Dowell & Kelly
    Neil & Stinson
Action at law to recover money
Appeal from Justice Hayden. Notice of motion by atty. for appellant to dismiss the case at cost of respondent. Motion submitted.
Issued that judgment be entered in favor of respondent for ten dollars & cost.


James Hamlin vs. Jacob & Geo. Wimer
    Dowell & Kelly
Action at law to recover money
20180503_120514

J. R. Neil, dist. atty. 1st judicial dist. vs. Giles Wells Jr., John W. Wells, Wm. F. Songer & Giles Wells Senr.
    J. R. Neil
    E. Steele
Action at law to recover money
20180503_120531

Chancery Cases

Permelia O'Neil vs. N. A. Young
    Fay & Rea
    Kahler & Watson and J. F. Watson
Suit in equity to quiet title
Set for 2 o'clock this afternoon. This case submitted to the court Thursday. Decree entered.

B. F. Myer vs. J. T. Durkee
    Fay & Rea
    Kahler & Watson
Suit for an injunction
Tender advisement from last term of court--decree for plaintiff.

Wm. C. Greenman vs. Chas. A. Cogswell & Amos Cogswell
    Dowell & Kelly
    Watson & Kahler
Suit for an injunction
Deft. has leave to file a supplemental answer in twenty days and that cause be continued till next term of court.

Sarah J. Oliver vs. Geo. W. Oliver
    Fay & Rea
Suit for divorce
Death of deft. suggested.
20180503_120541

E. C. Brooks vs. Wm. Williams, S. Koster & Fred Oten
    Fay & Rea
    Dowell & Kelly
Suit in equity for an injunction
Motion by plaintiff to strike out part of deft's. answer. Demurrer by plaintiff to deft's. separate answer. Submitted Friday. Both motion & demurrer having been submitted and court being [in] doubt as to what judgment should be given, it is ordered that said case be continued under advisement until next term.

Gold Hill Quartz Mining Company vs. Jacob Ish
    Fay & Rea
    Dowell & Kelly
Suit in equity to quiet title
Stricken from docket.

A. E. Clark vs. W. J. Clark
    Kahler & Watson and Fay & Rea
    J. R. Neil
Suit for divorce
This case heard and divorce granted & custody [of] child awarded to plaintiff.

Peter Boschey vs. Edward Hendricks
    Kahler & Watson
Suit in equity
This case settled by stipulations of parties on file.
20180503_120546

Jackson County vs. H. K. Hanna
    Stinson & Neil
Suit in chancery to recover money paid by mistake
Motion by deft. to strike out complaint. Plaintiff by dist. atty. confesses motion and on motion leave given to file amended complaint and by consent case is continued until next term of court. Deft. has until first day of next term of court to plead.

Robert Alexander vs. Thomas Dippel & John Green
    Kahler & Watson
Suit in equity to dissolve partnership
This case settled by stipulations of parties on file.
20180503_120551


February Term 1873

State Cases


State of Oregon vs. Arch Crisman
    J. R. Neil
Indictment for assault with a dangerous weapon
Continued on application of dist. atty.

State of Oregon vs. James Hards
    J. R. Neil
Indictment for murder
Continued same as above.

State of Oregon vs. Joseph Wells
    J. R. Neil
Indictment for murder
Continued same as above.

State of Oregon vs. John Moores
    J. R. Neil
    Kahler & Watson & Fay & Rea
Indictment for assault with a dangerous weapon
Bailed to appear at this term. Deft. pleads not guilty. Submitted to a jury, verdict not guilty. Deft. discharged & bail exonerated.
20180503_120559

State of Oregon vs. Wm. B. Darberry
    J. R. Neil
Indictment for larceny
Continued.

State of Oregon vs. J. M. Crickett
    J. R. Neil & Stinson & Dowell & Kelly
    Fay & Rea and Kahler & Watson
Indictment for larceny
Submitted to a jury Feb. 11th 1873, verdict not guilty. Deft. discharged & bail exonerated.

State of Oregon vs. Charles Wilson
    J. R. Neil
Indictment for larceny
Continued.

State of Oregon vs. George W. Watson
    J. R. Neil
Indictment for larceny
Continued.
20180503_120609

State of Oregon vs. J. B. Markham & R. H. Stockton
    J. R. Neil, Judge Steele
    Kahler & Watson
Held for larceny by J.P. (in custody)
Indictment for larceny a true bill--defts. arraigned and allowed until tomorrow morning to plead. Defts. plead not guilty as charged in the indictment.
Defendant Markham pleads guilty of larceny to an amount of less than thirty-five dollars.


State of Oregon vs. John Murray
    J. R. Neil, Stinson
    Fay & Rea
Held for larceny by J.P. (in custody)
True bill--deft. has until tomorrow morning to plead after having been arraigned. Deft, pleads not guilty as charged in the indictment.

State of Oregon vs. William Smith & Frederick Barnhart
    J. R. Neil, Stinson
Held for larceny by J.P. (in custody)
True as to Smith & not a true bill as to Barnhart--Deft. Smith arraigned and allowed until Thursday morning to plead. Demurrer to the indictment sustained & deft. discharged.

State of Oregon vs. Wm. Smith
    J. R. Neil
Indictment for larceny
True bill--deft. arraigned and pleads not guilty. Submitted to a jury--verdict not guilty--deft. discharged.
20180503_120616

State of Oregon vs. Jesse Houck
    J. R. Neil
Indictment for selling spirituous liquor in quantities less than one quart (without license)
J. D. Fay appeared for deft. and deft. being duly arraigned and pleads guilty--deft. fined in the sum of fifty dollars.

State of Oregon vs. Indians Scar-Faced Charley, Hooker Jim, Long Jim, One-Eyed Mose, Old Doctor, Humphrey, Little Charley, Boston Charley, Dave & Little Jim
    J. R. Neil
Indictment for murder in 1st degree
On motion of dist. atty. bench warrant is ordered against defts.

State of Oregon vs. Indians Scar-Faced Charley, Hooker Jim, Long Jim, One-Eyed Mose, Old Doctor, Humphrey, Little Charley, Boston Charley, Dave & Little Jim
    J. R. Neil
Indictment for murder in 1st degree
Same order as above.
20180503_120622

Actions at Law

A. W. Jones vs. Caro & Baum
    Neil & Stinson
    Kahler & Watson and Fay & Rea
Action at law for breach of contract
Jury empaneled and motion and motion of deft's. non-suit ordered.

Fay & Rea vs. Wong Jack
    Fay & Rea
Action at law to recover money
Continued for service on deft.

J. M. Crickett vs. Isaac Constant and Jessie Constant
    Kahler & Watson and Fay & Rea
    Stinson & Neil and Dowell & Kelly
Action at law to recover personal property
Judgment for plaintiff as per stipulation for the delivery of the property described in the complaint or the value thereof & cost & disbursements to be taxed.

James Hamlin vs. Jacob Wimer and George Wimer
    Dowell & Kelly and Hanna
    Fay & Rea
Action at law to recover money
Motion on file for leave to amend motion. Set down for Friday.
20180503_120706

Abbott & Knisely vs. O. C. Logan
    Kahler & Watson
    Stinson & Neil
Action at law to recover money
Demurrer & motion under advisement. Demurrer overruled and plaintiff [given until] Feb. 15 to file replication.
At issue.


J. R. Neil, dist. atty. 1st judicial district vs. Giles Wells Jr., John W. Wells, Wm. F. Songer & Giles Wells Sr.
    J. R. Neil, Stinson
    E. Steele
Action at law to recover money
Motion on file to strike out answer.

State of Oregon vs. Ella A. Niday
    J. R. Neil and J. H. Stinson & Dowell & Kelly
    Fay & Rea
Action at law to prevent the usurpation of a franchise
Motion for leave to withdraw replication & demurrer and plead over.

John Bolt vs. Geo. B. Gammons
    H. K. Hanna
Action at law to recover money
Default for want of answer for $984.95 & cost.
20180503_120714

G. Karewski vs. John Orth
    Kahler & Watson
    Fay & Rea
Action at law to recover possession of real property
Demurrer & answer interposed by plaintiff.

David C. Hay vs. John Orth
    H. K. Hanna
    Fay & Rea
Action at law to enforce mechanic's lien
Motion on file by plaintiff to make deft. make his bill of items more definite. Motion confessed and leave granted to file amended [bill] by Monday morning. H. K. Hanna withdraws as attorney for plaintiff. Mr. Kelly gave notice of appearance for plaintiff and asked that the action be dismissed which is allowed at cost, his cost.

John Longworth vs. Michael Colwell
    Fay & Rea
Action at law to recover money
Dismissed & cost paid.

R. M. Thompson vs. V. S. Ralls and Jesse Dodge
    Fay & Rea
Action at law to recover money
Default for want of answer for $102.66 in coin.
20180503_120720

Thomas Chavner vs. J. H. Reed
    C. W. Kahler
    Dowell & Kelly and Rea
Action at law to recover money
Appeal from County Court. Judgment rendered Feby. 28th 1873 for plaintiff for $217, interest 10 percent per annum from Nov. 3rd 1863 and costs.

R. H. Moore vs. Thomas F. Floyd, Isaac Thompson, George S. Mathewson & Wm. Newman
    Dowell & Willis
    Watson & Williams and Thayer and Hill
Mandate from Supreme Court

Jas. R. Neil vs. Commissioners of Jackson County, Oregon
    J. R. Neil
Action at law to recover money (agreed case)
20180503_120726

Chancery Cases

Wm. C. Greenman vs. Charles A. Cogswell & Amos Cogswell
    Dowell & Kelly
    Kahler & Watson
Suit in equity for an injunction
Plaintiff by consent of defts.' counsel have leave until Monday morning 24th of Feb. 1873 to file replication to supplemental answer of defts.
Demurrer by defts. to replication to supplemental answer.


E. C. Brooks vs. William Williams, Seband Koster
    Fay & Rea
    Dowell & Kelly
Suit in equity for an injunction
Motion by plaintiff to portion of defts.' answer & demurrer to other portions.

Jackson County vs. H. K. Hanna
    Stinson & Neil
Suit in chancery to recover money paid by mistake
Demurrer to complaint submitted sustained.

W. K. Ish vs. David R. Jones
    Kahler & Watson
    Fay & Rea
Suit in equity
Fay & Rea give notice of their appearance.
20180503_120736

Nancy C. Evans vs. C. L. Evans
    Kahler & Watson
    Dowell & Kelly and Hanna
Habeas corpus, continued from vacation

Nicholas Webber vs. Jane Webber
    Fay & Rea
Suit in equity for a divorce

Peter Britt vs. J. M. Sutton & wife & Glenn, Drum & Martin
    Kahler & Watson
Suit to foreclose mortgage
20180503_120742


June Term 1873

State Cases


State of Oregon vs. Arch Crisman
    James R. Neil
Indictment for assault with a dangerous weapon
Continued on motion of dist. atty.

State of Oregon vs. James Hands
    James R. Neil
Indictment for murder
Continued on motion of dist. atty.

State of Oregon vs. Joseph Wells
    James R. Neil
Indictment for murder
Continued on motion of dist. attorney.

State of Oregon vs. Wm. B. Darberry
    James R. Neil
Indictment for larceny
Continued on motion of dist. attorney.
20180503_120748

State of Oregon vs. Charles Wilson
    James R. Neil
Indictment for larceny
Continued on motion of dist. attorney.

State of Oregon vs. George W. Watson
    James R. Neil
Indictment for larceny

Continued on motion of dist. attorney.

State of Oregon vs. Scar-Faced Charley and 9 other Indians
    James R. Neil
Indictment for murder

Continued on motion of dist. attorney.

State of Oregon vs. Scar-Faced Charley and 9 other Indians
    James R. Neil
Indictment for murder

Continued on motion of dist. attorney.
20180503_120755

State of Oregon vs. Frank Rixman
    James R. Neil, Mr. Stinson
    Mr. Humes
Larceny of a mule
Not guilty--June 14th 1873. Submitted to a jury--verdict for deft.--not guilty & deft. discharged.

State of Oregon vs. William K. Ish
    James R. Neil
    Kahler & Watson
Assault with a dangerous weapon
Deft. arraigned & deft. has leave until tomorrow morning Saturday morning to plead. Plea of not guilty. Postponed on motion & affidavit until next term of court.

State of Oregon vs. Amos Cogswell & Charles A. Cogswell
    J. R. Neil
Indictment for wanton injury to personal property
Kahler & Watson for defts.--not guilty.
Continued until next term by consent--ordered that witnesses for the state give bail for their appearance next term in sum of $100--their personal undertaking.


State of Oregon vs. Charles Cogswell & Amos Cogswell
    J. R. Neil
Indictment for an assault being armed with a dangerous weapon

Kahler & Watson appear for both defendants--not guilty.
Continued until next term--witnesses for state ordered
[to] give bail for appearance in sum of $100--their personal undertaking.
20180503_120802

Fay & Rea vs. Wong Yack
    Fay & Rea
Action at law to recover money
Dismissed at plaintiff's cost.

James Hamlin vs. Jacob Wimer & George Wimer
    H. K. Hanna, Dowell & Kelly & Kahler & Watson
    James D. Fay
Action at law to recover money
Submitted to a jury Friday 14th June 1873. Verdict for deft. for $58.

J. R. Neil, dist. atty. 1st judicial district vs. Giles Wells Jr., John W. Wells, Wm. F. Songer & Giles Wells Sr.
    James R. Neil
    E. Steele
Action at law to recover money
20180503_120814

G. Karewski vs. John Orth
    Kahler & Watson
    James D. Fay
Action at law to recover possession of real property
June 22nd 1873 judgment for plaintiff,

R. F. Hazelwood vs. J. M. Crickett & Wm. Crickett
    J. D. Fay & Kahler & Watson
    H. K. Hanna & Thomas J. Humes

Action at law to recover money
Leave to Crickett to withdraw demurrer & file answer by Tuesday morning. Plaintiff's counsel consents. Plaintiff has leave also to file replication to J. M. Crickett's separate answer Thursday morning. Notice motion by plaintiff to strike out a portion of separate answer of J. M. Crickett. Judgment for plaintiff for $200, as stipulation.

John Bolt vs. J. A. Kemper
    H. K. Hanna
Action at law to recover money
Default for want of answer for $369.89.

Anton Bruns vs. J. H. Billenbrook   
    Kahler & Watson
    James D. Fay
Action at law to recover money
Motion by deft. to open default & leave to answer. Postponed until next term on affidavit by deft. Postponed until next term.
20180503_120828

Daniel Doty vs. D. B. Rowland
    James D. Fay
Action at law to recover money
June 6th 1873 judgment taken for plff. for $335.00 & costs & disbursements.

Kahler & Watson vs. J. M. Crickett & Wm. Crickett
    Kahler & Watson
Action at law to recover money
Default for want of answer for $133.75.

J. D. Fay & D. B. Rea vs. J. M. Crickett & Wm. Crickett
    J. D. Fay
Action at law to recover money
Default for want of answer $133.75.

A. B. Wadley vs. I. J. Phipps
    James D. Fay
    Kahler & Watson
Action at law to recover damages
Set for Monday. Submitted to a jury--verdict for plaintiff for $26.00. Judgment for plaintiff for $26.00 & for deft. for costs & disbursements.
20180503_120835

James T. Glenn and Jacob Ish vs. G. Karewski
    James D. Fay, B. F. Dowell
    Kahler & Watson
Action at law to recover real property
Notice of motion by plaintiff to strike out portion of deft's. answer.

George H. Lynch vs. Milton Lindley
    Kahler & Watson
Motion for leave to issue execution

E. D. Foudray, assignee of Lilly Sherwood vs. F. Heber, administrator of the estate of A. B. Overbeck, decd., and others
    H. K. Hanna
Motion for leave to issue and execution
Mrs. L. Overbeck appointed guardian ad litem for Hattie Overbeck and case continued for service.

D. H. Sexton and Carrie Sexton vs. the Baord of Commissioners for the County of Jackson, State of Oregon
    J. D. Fay
Action at law to recover real property
Notice of motionby deft. to strike out complaint.
20180503_120856

Patrick Donegan vs. M. Colwell
    Kahler & Watson
    J. D. Fay
Action at law to recover money
Appeal from Justice Wade. Submitted to a jury, verdict for plaintiff for $65,212.
20180503_120902

Chancery Cases

Jackson County vs. H. K. Hanna
    Stinson & Neil
    H. K. Hanna
Suit in chancery to recover money paid by mistake
Strickn from the docket.

Nancy C. Evans vs. C. L. Evans
    Kahler & Watson
    Dowell & Kelly
Habeas corpus
Continued on application of attorney [of] plaintiff.

John Wells vs. Wan Yack et al.
    Kahler & Watson
Suit to foreclose a mortgage
Decree.

Wm. C. Greenman vs. Charles A. Cogswell & Amos Cogswell
    Dowell & Kelly
    Kahler & Watson
Suit in equity for an injunction
Decree for plaintiff.
20180503_120910

William K. Ish vs. David R. Jones
    Kahler & Watson
    James D. Fay
Suit in equity

Margaret J. Wood vs. Israel Wood
    Kahler & Watson
Suit in equity for divorce
Decree for divorce.

M. A. Brentano vs. Anne F. Kent
    James D. Fay
    Kahler & Watson
Suit in equity for an injunction
Plaintiff has leave to file an amended complaint & deft. an amended complaint & deft. has until Tuesday morning to file an answer.
Demurrer to amended complaint overruled & deft. has ten days to file answer & case continued by consent.


W. C. Myer vs. Rogue River valley Woolen Manufacturing Company & Minus Walker, Thomas Smith, Enoch F. Walker & Hugh F. Barron
    Dowell & Kelly
Suit to foreclose on mortgage
20180503_120919

J. C. Tolman, Thos. Smith and P. Dunn vs. Claiborne Neil
    J. D. Fay
Suit in equity for an injunction
Default for want of an answer & decree for perpetual injunction.

E. C. Brooks vs. Wm. Williams et al.
    J. D. Fay
    Dowell & Kelly
Suit for an injunction

Jacob Thompson vs. Robert Whittle and Charles Trafton
    J. D. Fay, Dowell & Kelly
    Kahler & Watson
Writ of review
Demurrer. Disposed of--reversion.
20180503_120927


November Term 1873

State Cases


State of Oregon vs. Arch Crisman
    James R. Neil
Indictment for assault with a dangerous weapon
Continued.

State of Oregon vs. James Hards
    J. R. Neil
Indictment for murder
Continued.

State of Oregon vs. Joseph Wells
    J. R. Neil
Indictment for murder
Continued.

State of Oregon vs. Wm. b. Darberry
    J. R. Neil
Indictment for larceny
Continued.
20180503_120933

State of Oregon vs. Charles Wilson
    J. R. Neil
Indictment for larceny
Continued.

State of Oregon vs. George W. Watson
    James R. Neil
Indictment for larceny
Continued.

State of Oregon vs. Scar-Faced Charley and nine other Indians
Indictment for murder in the first degree
Continued. Dismissed as to Boston Charlie on the ground that he has been already executed.

State of Oregon vs. Scar-Faced Charley and nine other Indians
Indictment for murder in the first degree
Continued. Dismissed as to Boston Charlie same as above.
20180503_120939

State of Oregon vs. William K. Ish
    James R. Neil & J. K. Stinson
    Kahler & Watson
Indictment for assault with a dangerous weapon
Submitted to a jury--verdict not guilty.

State of Oregon vs. Charles Cogswell & Amos Cogswell
    James R. Neil, Stinson
    Kahler & Watson, J. D. Fay & J. F. Watson
Indictment for assault with a dangerous weapon
Amos Cogswell arraigned--plea not guilty.

State of Oregon vs. Charles Cogswell & Amos Cogswell
    James R. Neil, Stinson
    Kahler & Watson, J. D. Fay & J. F. Watson
Indictment for wanton injury to personal property
Amos C. arraigned & plea not guilty.

State of Oregon vs. Chinaman Kee ole
    James R. Neil
Indictment for larceny in a store
Indictment for larceny in a store a true bill--deft. arraigned & pleads not guilty--submitted to a jury--verdict guilty as charged.
20180503_120945

State of Oregon vs. August Walters
    James R. Neil
    Kahler & Watson
Assault with intent to murder
Indictment or murder in second degree a true bill--arraigned & plea not guilty as charged in indictment.

State of Oregon vs. John Montgomery
    J. R. Neil
Indict for assault being armed with dangerous weapon
Bench warrant ordered & defendant admitted to bail in sum of $700.

State of Oregon vs. Jesse Houck
Indict for selling liquor without license
Deft. appeared in court by J. D. Fay his attorney and was duly arraigned & allowed until Friday morning to plead.

State of Oregon vs. Willis Hay
    J. R. Neil
    H. K. Hanna
Indict for selling liquor without license
20180503_120955

State of Oregon vs. Jesse Houck
    J. R. Neil
    J. D. Fay
Indict for selling liquor without license

State of Oregon vs. Genl. Frank Wheaton
    J. R. Neil
Habeas corpus
Gen. Wheaton having made a return to writ and the court being in doubt as judgment should be rendered thereon, said cause is taken under advisement and continued until next term of the court.

State of Oregon Ex. R. W. K. Ish vs. D. R. Jones
Proceedings for contempt
Dismissed at plff's. cost Nov. 22, '73.
20180503_120959

Actions at Law

J. R. Neil, district attorney 1st judicial district vs. Giles Wells Jr., John W. Wells, William F. Songer & Giles Wells Sr.
    James R. Neil
    E. Steele Esqr.
Action at law to recover money
Demurrer to complaint overruled & deft. ten days to file answer.

Anton Bruns vs. J. H. Billenbrook
    Kahler & Watson
    James D. Fay
Action at law to recover money
Continued until next term.

James T. Glenn & Jacob Ish vs. G. Karewski
    James D. Fay, B. F. Dowell
    Kahler & Watson, J. F. Watson
Action at law to recover personal property
Plaintiff elects to stand by the replication last filed.

E. D. Foudray, assignee of Lilly Sherwood vs. Fred. Heber, admr. of the estate of A. B. Overbeck, deceased et al.
    H. K.Hanna
Motion for leave to issue an execution
Plaintiffs have leave to issue execution for $.
20180503_121005

David H. Sexton & Carrie Sexton vs. the Board of County Commissioners of Jackson County, Oregon
    James D. Fay
    Neil & Stinson
Action at law to recover real property
Demurrer submitted.

James T. Glenn vs. Baldwin Sills
    H. K. Hanna
    Kahler & Watson
Action at law to recover money
Issue of fact--set down for Saturday morning 9 o'clock.

Wm. Hoffman & Henry Klippel vs. Michael Hanley
    H. K. Hanna
    Kahler & Watson
Action at law to recover money
Satisfied in full.

Wm. Hoffman & Henry Klippel vs. Wm. Chambers Jr.
    H. K. Hanna
Action at law to recover money
Default & judgment for $.
20180503_121016

Wm. Hoffman & Henry Klippel vs. W. G. Bishop
    H. K. Hanna
Action at law to recover money
Default & judgment for $.

Henry Norton vs. Thomas Mayhew & J. W. Plymire
    Kahler & Watson
Action at law to recover money
Default & judgment for $217.50 gold coin.

Pat Donegan vs. M. Colwell
    Kahler & Watson
    Dowell & Kelly
Action at law to recover money
Passed--motion to make complaint more definite.
20180503_121031

Chancery Cases

Nancy C. Evans vs. C. L. Evans
    Kahler & Evans
    Dowell & Kelly & H. K. Hanna
Habeas corpus
Continued on motion of plaintiff.

M. A. Brentano et al. vs. Anna F. Kent
    James D. Fay
    Kahler & Watson
Suit in equity for an injunction
Dismissed on motion of plaintiff at deft's. judgment for cost & disbursement.

W. C. Myer vs. R.R.V. Woolen Manufacturing Company & Minus Walker et al.
    Dowell & Kelly
Suit to foreclose a mortgage
Continued on motion of attorney plaintiff until next term of court.

E. C. Brooks vs. William Williams
    James D. Fay
    Dowell & Kelly
Suit for an injunction
Complaint lost or mislaid & plaintiff on motion is allowed to file new complaint by Monday next.
20180503_121050

Chancery Cases

Wm. K. Ish vs. David R. Jones
    Kahler & Watson & Dowell & Kelly
    James D. Fay
Suit in equity for an injunction
Demurrer to complaint

Milton Lindley vs. Geo. H. Lynch
    James D. Fay
    Kahler & Watson
Suit in equity for a dissolution of partnership
Passed.

Sarah Hopwood vs. Moses Hopwood
    Kahler & Watson
Suit for divorce
Submitted to the court & divorce granted & custody of child given to plaintiff.

William Ray and James Turner vs. R. F. Maury, B. T. Davis & Alexander Miller
    Kahler & Watson
Motion for leave to issue an execution
No service.
20180503_121057

Elizabeth Hays vs. V. S. Ralls and C. Ralls, his wife
    H. K. Hanna
Suit for closure of mortgage
Default.

D. H. Sexton and Carrie Sexton vs. the County of Jackson
    James D. Fay
Suit in equity for an injunction

J. H. Billenbrook vs. Mary Billenbrook
    J. D. Fay for deft.
Suit for divorce
Decree heretofore made [illegible] & allowing deft. to have care & custody of child.

John Wells vs. Won Yack et al.
    K. & Watson
Motion to confirm shff's. sale
Sale confirmed.
20180503_121105


February Term 1874

State Cases


State of Oregon vs. Arch Crisman
    Jas. R. Neil
Indictment for assault with a dangerous weapon
Continued.

State of Oregon vs. James Hards
    J. R. Neil
Indictment for murder
Continued.

State of Oregon vs. Joseph Well
    J. R. Neil
Indictment for murder
Continued.

State of Oregon vs. Wm. B. Darberry
    Jas. R. Neil
Indictment for larceny
Continued.
20180503_121111

State of Oregon vs. Charles Wilson
    J. R. Neil
Indictment for larceny
Continued.

State of Oregon vs. George W. Watson
    J. R. Neil
Indictment for larceny
Continued.

State of Oregon vs. Scar-Faced Charley and 8 other Indians
    J. R. Neil
Indictment for murder 1st degree
Continued.

State of Oregon vs. Scar-Faced Charley and 8 other Indians
    J. R. Neil
Indictment for murder 1st degree
Continued.
20180503_121119

State of Oregon vs. John Montgomery
    J. R. Neil
    James D. Fay
Indictment for assault being armed with a dangerous weapon
Deft. arraigned and pleaded not guilty. Dismissed on motion of dist. attorney for want of evidence or prosecutive witness who is absent or cannot be had--deft's. bail exonerated.

State of Oregon vs. Genl. Frank Wheaton
    J. R. Neil
Habeas corpus

State of Oregon vs. James Baker
    J. R. Neil
Held for larceny by J.P.
In custody. Grand jury returned indictment a true bill for larceny in dwelling house. Deft. arraigned & pleads guilty as charged in the indictment.
Sentenced to imprisonment in the penitentiary for the term of one year & that
[he] pay cost of this prosecution.

State of Oregon vs. James B. Gentry
    J. R. Neil
    James D. Fay
Held to answer by J.P.
In custody. Not a true bill for murder in 1st degree--deft. discharged.
20180503_121125

Actions at Law

Anton Bruns vs. Andrew S. Moon, admr. of estate of J. H. Billenbrook, decd.
    Kahler & Watson
    Jas. D. Fay
Action at law to recover money
Settled & cost paid--ordered to strike from docket.

David H. Sexton and Carrie Sexton vs. Board of Co. Commissioners of Jackson County, Oregon
    Jas. D. Fay
    Neil & Stinson & Kahler
Action at law to recover real property
Demurrer to answer.

Pat Donegan vs. M. Colwell
    Kahler & Watson
    Dowell & Kelly
Action at law to recover money
Case submitted to a jury--verdict for plaintiff.

Jesse Dollarhide vs. J. C. Edwards and William Chambers Jr.
    Kahler & Walton
Action at law to recover money
Judgment in vacation.
20180503_121137

Thomas Chavner vs. J. Slagle, J. C. Slagle & J. W. Manning
    Kahler & Watson
Action at law to recover money
Settled & cost paid--motion stricken from the docket.

G. W. Bennett vs. A. J. Wilcox and David Cheadester
    Kahler & Watson
    H. K. Hanna
Action at law to recover money
Demurrer to complaint--demurrer overruled & deft. has till Thursday morning to file answer.
Continued by consent until next term.


James T. Glenn vs. Jacob Slagle
    H. K. Hanna
Action at law to recover money
Continued on motion of plaintiff next term.

Joseph Kellen vs. D. P. Anderson & George W. Wimer
    H. K. Hanna, J. D. Fay
    Kahler & Watson & Neil & Stinson
Action at law to recover personal property
Demurrer to answer issue & overruled and deft. has until tomorrow morning.
Demurrer overruled and deft. has until Wednesday morning to reply.

20180503_121144

Mary Kellen vs. D. P. Anderson & George W. Wimer
    H. K. Hanna, J. D. Fay
    Kahler & Watson & Neil & Stinson
Action at law to recover personal property
Issue of fact--motion by deft. to postpone.
Continued until next term and cost of this term taxed to deft.


John Weiss vs. the Town of Jacksonville
    Neil & Stinson
    H. K. Hanna
Action for damages for trespass on real property
Demurrer to complaint--demurrer overruled & deft. has leave to answer over judgment for deft. for cost & disbursements.

John Weiss vs. Peter Boschey and Wilson Berry
    Neil & Stinson
    H. K. Hanna
Action for damages for trespass on real property
Not at issue--plaintiff has until Wednesday morning to file replication.
Plaintiff moved for nonsuit which is allowed at cost of plaintiff.


George Grigsby vs. H. Devis
    Kahler & Watson
    H. K. Hanna
Action at law to recover money
Appeal from J.P. court. Motion by plaintiff to file amended complaint.
By consent case set down for Saturday morning. Plaintiff to file amended complaint & deft. to answer by Saturday.

20180503_121151

Dewitt Clinton Jones vs. Jeremiah Elliott
    Neil & Stinson
Action at law to recover money
Continued on motion of plaintiff.

James T. Glenn vs. Baldwin Sells
    H. K. Hanna
Contest for costs appeal from Clerk to Circuit Court
20180503_121159

Chancery Cases

Nancy C. Evans vs. C. L. Evans
    Kahler & Watson
    Dowell & Kelly & H. K. Hanna
Habeas corpus
Dismissed on motion of plaintiff.

W. C. Myer vs. R.R.V. Woolen Manufacturing Company and Minus Walker and others
    Dowell & Kelly
Suit to foreclose a mortgage
Dismissed on motion of counsel for plaintiff at cost of plaintiff.

E. C. Brooks vs. William Williams et al.
    Fay & Hanna
    Dowell & Kelly
Suit for injunction
Demurrer to complaint.

William K. Ish vs. D. R. Jones
    Kahler & Watson and Dowell & Kelly
    Jas. D. Fay
Suit for injunction and for an account
Motion & affidavit for postponement by plaintiff & motion by deft. to dismiss.
Ordered continued on payment of ten dollars cost to deft.

20180503_121212

Milton Lindley vs. George H. Lynch
    James D. Fay
    Kahler & Watson
Suit for dissolution of partnership
Motion of deft. to strike out portion of complaint. Plaintiff has leave to file replication in ten days.

J. H. Billenbrook vs. Mary Billenbrook
Suit for divorce
Stricken from docket as improperly on docket.

Peter Britt vs. Daniel B. Rowland and others
    Kahler & Watson
Suit to foreclose a mortgage
Decree granted.

Alfred Law vs. Cealy Law
    Kahler & Watson
Suit for divorce
Set down 1 o'clock Saturday. Divorce allowed.
20180503_121225

Joseph Kellen vs. J. P. Burns
    H. K. Hanna
    Kahler & Watson
Writ of review
Motion to dismiss the writ.

E. F. Walker vs. the Rogue River Valley Woolen Manufacturing Company & Minus Walker & H. F. Barron
    Kahler & Watson
Suit in equity to foreclose a mortgage
20180503_121230


June Term 1874

State Cases


State of Oregon vs. Arch Crisman
    Jas. R. Neil
Indictment for assault with a dangerous weapon
Continued.

State of Oregon vs. James Hards
    Jas. R. Neil
Indictment for murder
Continued.

State of Oregon vs. Joseph Wells
    Jas. R. Neil
Indictment for murder
Continued.

State of Oregon vs. Wm. B. Darberry
    Jas. R. Neil
Indictment for larceny
Continued.
20180503_121236

State of Oregon vs. Charles Wilson
    Jas. R. Neil
Indictment for larceny
Continued.

State of Oregon vs. George W. Watson
    Jas. R. Neil
Indictment for larceny
Dismissed on the ground that evidence has left the state.

State of Oregon vs. Scar-Faced Charley & 8 other Indians
    Jas. R. Neil
Indictment for murder in the 1st degree
Dismissed on Scar-Faced Charley on the ground no evidence against him & continued as to the others.

State of Oregon vs. Scar-Faced Charley and 8 other Indians
    Jas. R. Neil
Indictment for murder in the 1st degree
Same order as above.
20180503_121243

State of Oregon vs. Genl. Frank Wheaton
    Jas. R. Neil
Habeas corpus
Stands on motion to dismiss.

State of Oregon vs. James Johnson
    Jas. R. Neil
Larceny in a dwelling house
Held to bail. Monday June 8th grand jury returned not a true bill for larceny in a dwelling house.
June 9 deft. called for arraignment & failed to appear--forfeiture ordered.


State of Oregon vs. Monroe Click
    Jas. R. Neil
Held to answer in J.P. court
On motion of dist. attorney J. R. Neil deft. is charged.
20180503_121312

Actions at Law

G. W. Bennett vs. A. J. Wilcox and David Cheadester
    Kahler & Watson
    H. K. Hanna
Action at law to recover money
Issue--submitted to jury, verdict for deft.

Joseph Kellen vs. D. P. Anderson & Geo. W. Wimer
    H. K. Hanna
    Kahler & Watson & Neil & Stinson
Action at law to recover personal property
Set for Tuesday. Submitted to a jury--verdict for plaintiff, one dollar in damages. Judgment for plaintiff $1 in cost & $1 in cost.

Mary Kellen vs. D. P. Anderson & Geo. W. Wimer
    H. K. Hanna
    Kahler & Watson & Neil & Stinson
Action at law to recover personal property
Submitted to court without a jury.

Dewitt Clinton Jones vs. Jeremiah Elliott
    Neil & Stinson
    Kahler & Watson
Action at law to recover money
20180503_121324

A. W. Sturgis vs. Wm. B. Comstock
    Kahler & Watson
Action at law to recover money
Default for want of answer $219.25.

George Grigsby vs. H. DeVis
    Kahler & Watson
    H. K. Hanna
Action at law to recover money
Appeal from justice court.
20180503_121336

E. C. Brooks vs. William Williams
    Fay & Hanna
    Dowell & Kelly
Suit for injunction
Motion to strike out portion of deft's. answer sustained & demurrer to portion sustained and deft. has till one o'clock today Friday.
June 13--Deft. has leave to withdraw his amended answer filed yesterday and file another in lieu thereof.


William K. Ish vs. D. R. Jones
    Kahler & Watson & Dowell & Kelly
    James D. Fay
Suit for injunction and for an account

Milton Lindley vs. George H. Lynch
    James D. Fay
    Kahler & Watson
Suit for dissolution of partnership
Dismissed by consent of parties--each one to pay half of the cost.

Nancy Edes vs. John Edes
    H. K. Hanna
Suit for divorce
June 12th--case true and divorce granted & custody of the children awarded to plaintiff.

20180503_121349

Joseph Patterson vs. School District No. 2, Jackson County, Oregon
    Kahler & Watson
Suit to foreclose a mechanic's lien

Elizabeth Johnson vs. Amos Johnson
    Kahler & Watson
Suit for divorce
20180503_121355


November Term 1874

State Cases


State of Oregon vs. Arch Crisman
    H. K. Hanna
Indictment for assault with dangerous weapon
Continued.

State of Oregon vs. James Hards
    H. K. Hanna
Indictment for murder
Continued.

State of Oregon vs. Joseph Walls
    H. K. Hanna
Indictment for murder
Continued.

State of Oregon vs. Wm. Darberry
    H. K. Hanna
Indictment for larceny, 3 counts
Continued.
20180503_121402

State of Oregon vs. Charles Wilson
    H. K. Hanna
Indictment for larceny, 2 counts
Continued.

State of Oregon vs. Monroe Click
    H. K. Hanna
Held to answer before justice of the peace

State of Oregon vs. John Cushon
    Hanna
Attempt to commit rape
The grand jury returned the same into court not a true bill.

State of Oregon vs. Oliver M. Hurt
    Hanna
Shooting and killing
Dismissed and bail exonerated.
20180503_121406

State of Oregon vs. Walter A. Brown & Wm. Brown
Indictment for murder in the first degree

State of Oregon vs. Jean St. Luc DeRoboam
Indict for malicious injury to an animal
20180503_121412

Actions at Law

Henry Amerman vs. John W. Burch & Wm. B. Kincaid
    Kahler & Watson
Action at law to recover money
Continued on motion [of] attorney for plaintiff for service.
20180503_121417

Dewitt Clinton Jones vs. Jeremiah Elliott
    Neil & Stinson
    Kahler & Watson
Action at law to recover money
Demurrer & motion to answer.

Thomas Smith vs. John C. Dyer, J. B. Dyer and C. B. Dyer
    Kahler & Watson
Action at law to recover money
Continued [for] service.

Thomas Smith vs. John C. Dyer, James B. Dyer & Wm. Taylor
    Kahler & Watson
Action at law to recover money
Continued for service.

Sarah Johnson vs. John C. Dyer
    Kahler & Watson
Action at law to recover money
Continued [for] service.
20180503_121422

James T. Glenn & Jacob Ish vs. Samuel Bowden
    Kahler & Watson
    Neil & Stinson
Action at law to recover real property
Demurrer.

J. M. Goering vs. C. W. Savage
    Kahler & Watson
Action at law to recover money
Judgment & decree.

John Bilger vs. Charles Blair & John Dick
    Hanna
    Kahler & Watson
Action at law to recover money
Issue of fact--continued until tomorrow morning. Judgment by default.

White & Martin vs. Christopher Mays
    Stinson & Neil
Action at law to recover money
Judgment for plff.
20180503_121427

Chancery Cases

E. C. Brooks vs. William Williams et al.
    Fay & Hanna
    Dowell & Kelly
Suit for injunction

Wm. K. Ish vs. D. R. Jones
    Kahler & Watson & Dowell & Kelly
    Fay & Hanna
Suit for an injunction and for an account

Stephen Venator vs. Charles P. Hagerhurst
    Kahler & Watson
    H. K. Hanna
Suit in equity for foreclosure of lien in personal property

Clarinda E. Hensley vs. Thomas J. Hensley
    Kahler & Watson
    H. K. Hanna
Suit for divorce
20180503_121434

David Dunlap vs. Wm. Patterson & John May
    Kelly & Hanna
    Kahler & Watson
Suit in equity for an injunction
Judgment & decree for plff.

L. J. C. Duncan, Peter Britt & Jos. Wetterer vs. John Cimborsky & Rafael Morat
    Kahler & Watson
    Neil & Stinson
Suit in equity for an injunction

P. J. Rowland vs. D. B. Rowland
    Kahler & Watson
    Hanna
Suit in equity for divorce
Continued for service.

James T. Glenn vs. Elizabeth Johnson
    Hanna
Suit in equity for foreclosure of mortgage
20180503_121446

White & Martin vs. W. C. Miller, A. Fisher & N. Fisher
    Kelly
    Kahler & Watson
Suit in equity for foreclosure of mortgage
Judgment & decree to sell realty.
20180503_121451


June Term 1880

State Cases


State of Oregon vs. Arch Crisman
    Jas. R. Neil
Indictment assault with dangerous weapon
Continued for arrest and order for alias warrant on application of dist. atty.

State of Oregon vs. Joseph Wells
    Jas. R. Neil
Indictment for murder

State of Oregon vs. Daniel Doty
    Jas. R. Neil
Indictment assault with dangerous weapon
Error.

State of Oregon vs. J. M. Crickett
    Jas. R. Neil
    A. C. Jones
Indictment for larceny
Continued for the term on statement of dist. atty.
20180503_121613

State of Oregon vs. Howard Durkee & George Durkee
    Jas. R. Neil
Malicious killing animals
Not a true bill.

State of Oregon vs. Fred Overbeck & R. H. Klippel
    J. R. Neil
    A. C. Jones & H. Kelly
Assault with dangerous weapon
Continued by consent of defendant.

State of Oregon vs. E. T. Kugler
    J. R. Neil
    T. B. Kent
Assault
Pled guilty and fined $25.

State of Oregon vs. James McCully
    J. R. Neil
    A. C. Jones
Assault
Trial had and verdict of not guilty by the jury.
20180503_121621

Actions at Law

Thomas Smith vs. Simon Caro & Morris Baum
    Dowell & Neil
    Kahler & Jones
Action at law to recover money
Tried and submitted to jury Tuesday evening. Verdict for plaintiff for amount claimed in complaint Wednesday afternoon.

Andrew J. Walls vs. Jesse Thomas
    B. F. Dowell
    A. C. Jones
Action at law to recover money
On trial Wednesday.


G. Karewski vs. A. W. Hawkett, E. C. Robinson & Jesse Robinson et al.
    Dowell & Kent
    J. R. Neil, atty. for J. Robinson & E. C. Robinson on his own behalf
Continued for the term on motion of Jesse Robinson.

The Howe Machine Co. vs. W. H. Allison & L. J. C. Duncan
    B. F. Dowell
    H. Kelly & Kent
Action at law to recover money
Dismissed at cost of plaintiff and without prejudice.
20180503_121627

Levi Straus vs. N. Brown & Co.
    A. C. Jones
Action at law to recover money
Dismissed at cost of plff.

G. Karewski vs. Michael Colwell
    B. F. Dowell
Action at law to recover money
Judgment by default.

L. Goldsmith vs. P. J. Ryan
    Dowell
    C. W. Kahler
Action at law to recover money
Jury waived by respective parties and tried by court.

Wm. Heely vs. the Applegate Gravel Mining Company
    B. F. Dowell
    A. C. Jones & W. R. Willis
Action to recover money
Demurrer argued and submitted. Demurrer sustained.
20180503_121636

Suits in Equity


Douglas Co. Road Co. vs. Canyonville & Galesville Road Co. & S. Abrams, H. Abrams & W. R. Willis
    J. F. Gazley
    A. C. Jones
Garnishment

C. D. Reed & Ed Langley vs. Hein Derriff
    C. W. Kahler
    A. C. Jones
Suit in equity

Sarah A. Henry vs. Charles Henry
    B. F. Dowell
    J. R. Neil
Suit for divorce
Continued for the term.

David L. Hopkins, executor, estate of Danl. Hopkins vs. R. F. L. Hallock and others
    B. F. Dowell, J. R. Neil
    C. W. Kahler & A. C. Jones for Anderson & Rockfellow and Brooks
Suit in equity
Continued until next term with a stipulation for 48 days after next term to take evidence.
20180503_121643

Wm. Bybee vs. A. W. Hawkett, E. C. Robinson, Jesse Robinson & others
    Dowell & Autenreith
    J. R. Neil, atty. for E. C. & Jesse Robinson and Haymond & Magruder
Suit in equity
Continued until next term by consent of parties and parties to have until term of court to take the evidence.

Augusta Sisson vs. A. D. Helman & others
    Dowell & Neil
    A. C. Jones
Suit in equity
Continued by consent.

Carrie M. Rose vs. Orlando Rose
    A. C. Jones
    J. R. Neil
Suit for divorce
Continued for the term with modificato of order of referee.
20180503_121650

Actions at Law

Freeman Yandell vs. Pat McManus
    B. Dowell
Action at law to recover money

White & Martin vs. Wm. Chambers
Confirmation sheriff's sale
Order granted.
20180503_121656


November Term 1880

State Cases


State of Oregon vs. Arch Crisman
    T. B. Kent
Indictment assault with a dangerous weapon
Continued further order for alias warrant.

State of Oregon vs. Joseph Wells
    T. B. Kent
Indictment for murder
Same as above.

State of Oregon vs. J. M. Crickett
    T. B. Kent
Indictment for larceny
Tried and conviction had. Sentenced 2 years in penitentiary.

State of Oregon vs. Fred Overbeck and R. H. Klippel
    T. B. Kent
    A. C. Jones & H. Kelly
Indictment for an assault, dangerous weapon
Withdraw plea of not guilty and with leave of dist. atty. entered plea of guilty of simple assault. Fine imposed.
20180503_121701

State of Oregon vs. Ernst Barwiski [Barkowski?]
    T. B. Kent
    Prim & Jones
Larceny in dwelling house
Indictment returned, endorsed a true bill. Defendant called, his sureties were called at courthouse door Dec. 21st 1880 and answer being [not] made default was entered against them.
Continued with order for alias warrant on application of dist. attorney.


State of Oregon vs. John C. Calhoun
    T. B. Kent
Assault with a dangerous weapon
Not a true bill.

State of Oregon vs. D. A. Covert
    T. B. Kent
    Prim & Jones
Arson
Tried and verdict not guilty.

State of Oregon vs. A. C. Frick
    T. B. Kent
    P. P. Prim
Larceny
Tried and verdict of not guilty returned.

20180503_121706

Actions at Law

Andrew J. Walls vs. Jesse Thomas
    B. F. Dowell
    A. C. Jones & H. Kelly
Action at law to recover money
Nonsuit entered by consent of parties in writing.

G. Karewski vs. A. W. Hawkett, E. C. Robinson et al.
    B. F. Dowell
    J. R. Neil for J. Robinson & E. C. Robinson in his own behalf
Action at law to recover money
Continued until next term by consent of parties.

Freeman Yandell vs. Pat McManus
    B. F. Dowell
Action at law to recover money
Judgment by default 15.53.75 [sic].

C. B. Stone vs. Wm. Patterson
    S. L. Howard
Action to foreclose mechanic's lien
Motion to dismiss, case settled.
20180503_121717

P. J. Ryan vs. Harvey Deskins & Mary Deskins
    P. P. Prim
Action at law to recover money
Nov. 26, 1880. Default taken and judgment taken. $619.55.

James A. Cardwell vs. James C. McCully
    C. W. Kahler
Action at law to recover money
Judgment by default $66.80.
20180503_121726

Suits in equity

Sarah A. Henry vs. Charles Henry
    B. F. Dowell
    T. B. Kent
Suit for a divorce
Continued for want for service.

David L. Hopkins, executor, estate of Daniel Hopkins, decd. vs. B. F. Hallock and others
    Dowell, Neil and Howard
    C. W. Kahler & A. C. Jones for Anderson & Rockfellow defts.
Suit in equity
Demurrer filed, argued and overruled Jany. 10th 1881.

Wm. Bybee vs. A. W. Hawkett, E. C. Robinson and others
    Dowell & Autenreith
    J. R. Neil for E. C. Robinson & Haymond & Magruder
Suit in equity
Moved to U.S. District Court.

Augusta Sisson vs. A. D. Helman et al.
    Dowell & Neil
    A. C. Jones
Suit in equity
Submitted on motion and demurrer the court being unadvised takes the matter under consideration and parties have leave to submit oral or written argument at any time before decision of court.
20180503_121733

Carrie M. Rose vs. Orlando Rose
    A. C. Jones & P. P. Prim
    T. B. Kent
Divorce
Argued and submitted. Decree of divorce granted.
20180503_121739


February Term 1881

State Cases


State of Oregon vs. Arch Crisman
    T. B. Kent
Indictment for assault, dangerous weapon
Continued with order for alias warrant on application of dist. attorney.

State of Oregon vs. Joseph Wells
    T. B. Kent
Indictment for murder
Same as above.

State of Oregon vs. Ernst Barkowski
    T. B. Kent
Larceny in a dwelling house
Same as above.

State of Oregon vs. John Ambrose & Wm. Jeffries
    T. B. Kent
Larceny in a dwelling house
Indicted. Tried and found guilty. Sentenced to two years term state prison.
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State of Oregon vs. John Lathrop
    T. B. Kent
Assault with a dangerous weapon
Indicted. Tried and acquitted.

State of Oregon vs. Limb Wang (Chinaman)
    T. B. Kent
Larceny
Indicted. Tried and acquitted.
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Actions at Law

G. Karewski vs. A. W. Hawkett and E. C. Robinson et al.
    B. F. Dowell
    J. R. Neil for deft. J. Robinson & E. C. Robinson in his own behalf
Action at law to recover money
Continued for the term by consent of parties.

E. Jacobs vs. Joshua Bailey
    P. P. Prim
Action for money
Judgment by default for $399.50.

E. K. Anderson vs. W. W. Jesse and T. J. Neff
    P. P. Prim
Action at law to recover money
Feby. 23rd 1881. Judgment by default $429.

Reames Bros. vs. John Mathews
    A. C. Jones
Action for leave to issue execution
Default made and leave granted.
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Suits in equity

David L. Hopkins, executor of the estate of Daniel Hopkins, decd. vs. B. F. Hallock et al.
    B. F. Dowell
    A. C. Jones & C. W. Kahler for defts. E. C. Brook, A. G. Rockfellow & E. K. Anderson
Argued and submitted.

Augusta Sisson vs. A. D. Helman et al.
    B. F. Dowell
    A. C. Jones
Suit in equity
Continued for the term. Motion and demurrer to be argued.

Ellen I. Morrison vs. John L. Morrison
    A. C. Jones
Suit for divorce
Default entered Feby. 15th 1881.
Feb. 23rd. Decree granted.


Martha J. Mathews vs. J. Mathews
    A. C. Jones
Suit for divorce
Default entered Feby. 15th 1881.
Feby. 23rd. Decree granted.

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Sarah A. Henry vs. Charles Henry
    B. F. Dowell and P. P. Prim
Suit for divorce
Default taken and referred to S. J. Day to take evidence.
Feb. 23rd 1881. Decree granted.


Mary A. McElroy vs. Joseph McElroy
    J. R. Neil
Suit for divorce
Default entered & referred to S. J. Day to take evidence and report at this term of court.
Feby. 23rd 1881. Decree granted.


Harrison Kelly vs. Wm. Ruble et al.
    Prim, Kahler & Jones
    Williams, Neil & Gazley
Suit in equity
Set for Wednesday at 9 o'clock for hearing demurrer.
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Judge's Docket, Circuit Court, Blossom Family Papers, Mss 746, Box 1, Oregon Historical Society Research Library



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