Anadarko Daily Democrat (Anadarko, Okla.), Vol. 1, No. 187, Ed. 1, Friday, April 18, 1902 Page: 2 of 8
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5 By T. Y.
(( uiijrrlKhl iwM lij Duilv
Tlifl county courtroom nf SI Anne's
was crowded to tin- door It was un
Resumblngo unprecedented even In Hint
country whore u trlnl for minder nl-
ways eKeiclHflrt nn InoBlHtlblc fnHcliiu-
tlon und when- the alltiiements of ohl-
tlnio florid omtory confeiiod npiin the
courthouse something of tli Btatus of
Nevr hoforo within tho menioiy of
those present liml 11 white woniiin cow-
ered under tho inoiiiuo of n possible.
ciipll.il scntenro. Indeed there linked
Home trifling doubt as to the propriety
of the ilrcuinfltiinco now It was not
that her guilt wan iipstloned In the
popillai Jiidgmaut she was condemned
beyond nil peradventuie but with Its
Innate fantastic chlnlry St. Anne's
wan disposed to be companionate and
to mml alien logic with thn sentiment-
al reminder that "Hhe In a woman."
Tho crime Itatdf whh as old as hls-
loiy the tiagod familiar to every
Htage of llfo. In this liiHtnnco Its drn-
nmtls poruouao were of the lowest type
crosa Ignorant und debased. Jenny
Haskell wan the waywnid wife her
husband Jim wax the victim; and tho
thlid (lguie was n handsonie oystei-
man known along the tide water dis-
trict ns "I1IU" Thome. It had been a
muider startling In Its primitive bin-
tallty und had acquired full page piom-
luenco lu Honsutional Sunday papois
Tiie husband's brains had been shot
out one night whlln ho lay asleep by
IiIh wife's Bide.
There had been no doubt ns to the
Identity of tho nunderer. The circum-
stantial evldouco was crushing and. In
addition tho widow herself hud fran-
tically denounced Thome ns her hus-
band's Blayer. His trial had been re-
mot cd to the state metropolis and af-
ter his sontence ho had boon taken to
ItH Jail to await tho day Rot for hla ex-
ecution. The reason for this was pure-
ly prudential. St Anna's was pitifully
poor and there was a growing dispo-
sition to regard the expenses of the
court as excessive Tho nclghboilng
county of Marlboiough bad avoited
the cost of a similar tiial by u (lulctly
ordeied lynching and had boasted of
lt thrift and tlieie had boon somo
warrant In tho fear that the example
might provo contagious.
This had been three mouths before
nnil tho excitement had begun to sub-
Kldo when n now sensation was cieatcd
by the an eat of Haskell's lollct as an
accessory to tho murder at the Instance
of Willis Howaid thu stato's atorney.
Mr. Howard was n man of praisowoihy
political ambition and hnd achieved
no little notoriety by tenson of tho
conviction of Thome Ho laboied un-
der tho dual misfortune however of
not having been born lu tho county
and of having lusplied tho natives
with nn ungenerous disposition to as-
hociatc his zealous activity with the
approaching nomination for Congress.
It was tho third day of the Haskell
trial nnd tho Interest wns lntento. An
Indefinite minor wns abroad that the
utate's attorney had a trump card to
play nnd n thrill of excitement swept
tluougli tho crowd ns ho arose to ad-
dress tho court.
Ho proposed ho declined to produco
n witness who would testily to tho un-
questioned guilt of tho prisoner to
her Identification with "the foulest
deed recorded in tho criminal annals
of St. Anno's." Then as ho turned to
wheto the woman white panic-stricken
nnd nbject crouched bcsldo her
couriel tho whistle of nn approaching
locomotive sounded shrilly from across
the rlvor. Tho only train scheduled
for tho day would not arrive until
night and tho coming of a special was
an ovont unparalleled. It was llko an
"Jenny Haskell was the wayward
"effect" In melodrama and tho throng
In tho intenso stillness every Bound
without was audible tho rumbling of
the train; tho stoppage at tho station;
nnd the ring of footsteps on the dags
that led from the road to tho court-
house. An Instant later thcie was an
agitation about the entrance and
Thome tho convicted murderer guard-
ed by tho officials of the city jail
crossed the threshold. The woman ut-
tered a half-suvpressed shriek and tho
itste's attorney smiled blandly. "This
4M7V-Ti ' if.
i l.l fmmmmt w: - - it -
- o - 5 - - iva - o - i - c - - H:'0 - : - t2
Mcl - nrland
Story l'iitllnhlnj Co.)
Is my wltuoss your honor" lit ex-
plained and then sonorously "Call
The tension was acute as tho man
took thu stand. It was evident In the
agitation of tho kindly patriarchal
Judge lu tho feveilsh alcitncss of tho
reporters lu tho hungry Interest of the
country-folk; and even In tho unblink-
ing gnzo of the negroes who hung over
the mil at tho tear In stolid beatitude.
Tho prisoner was lild nnd stated ap-
pcallngly at the wltuoss
"Judge" began the lnttor slowly
"I'vo been doing a heap of thinking
over this business slnco I've beeu
sentenced It's laid hoavj on my
mind and when I found It could bo
fixed up so I could come and tell I was
glad. Theio wiih one leason In par-
titular why I was so glad " His eyes
tested upon tho prisonor an Instant as
ho spoke. His look was steady nnd
his voice while low was perfectly dis-
tinct. ' She's told what she knew and
sho's bi ought mo wheio I am" he con-
tinued. "She's done hor duty and I'm
lendy to do mine. A man's got a duty
even If ho stands within tho shndow
of the gallows." The woman's counsel
glanced up quickly hero tho phraso
was distinctly suggestive of Howaul's
"And I'm going to tell all I know"
went on Thome "and It's tills." Ho
paused nn instant and theio was n
slight smllo upon hla face as ho mot
tho gaze of the piosecutor. "Nobody's
' A man's got a duty even If he stand
within the shadow of the gallows"
guilty for the murder of Jim Haskell
but nie and she sIio'h as Innocent as
Mr. Howard himself."
Tho crowd was fairly stunned by this
unexpected declaiatlon. That anything
less than nn Incilmtnatlng disclosure
was to follow had been undreamed of.
All ejes Instinctively sought tho state's
attorney. That officer was on his feet
wild with discomfiture and rage.
"Do you mean to say" ho had furi-
ously begun when his 'words wore lost
as the voice of Thome rang through
tho hall llko a trumpet.
"It Isn't what you expected is it Mr.
Lawyer Howard? You thought because
eho told tho truth about me you'd get
mo hcio to may bo swenr her llfo away.
And you thought your bribes would
make mo do It. Why Judge this mail
offeied mo my life to go back on her.
Ho told mo ho could handlo the gov-
ernor like a child and that ho'd make
him sign a pardon If I'd say she put
mo up to It. As If twenty l!es and
pardons could over make me do that."
Then ho tinned toward tho jail of-
ficials. "I am done" ho said "we
might as woll go back."
Tho assemblage was quiet for a mo-
ment and then someone with a liner
appreciation of dramatic effect than
decorum proposed tlneo cheers and tho
hall rang wiih Instant clamor. It wan
an uproar too vast for tho efforts of
tho court officials to suppress. It win
the glorlflcatlou of what was rcgardud
ns undoubted perjury and of a couvlel-
ed nun dei or but of ono who had bc-
como a hero because despite all bribes
ho had shielded and screened tho
woman who had betrayed him.
Sho did not even glvo htm a glanco
as ho was led out. Her whole soul
was concentrated In the expression of
smiling lnsolenco with which sho fa-
orcd tho outraged prosecutor. It was
a smllo that later becamo a badge of
triumph as the twelve good men and
true delivered Hie verdict of acquittal
that enabled hor to lenvo the court-
rooman Innocent Proclaimed. It
should bo added however that there
was a disposition to enlarge upon the
theme of Ingratitude nmoug the groups
that delayed to gossip In tho court-
house yard and that in tho evening
tho gentlemen of tho Jury called upon
tho vindicated widow and suggested
the advisability of her prompt depart-
ui o from St Anno's.
And two weeks later the county scat
again becamo a Mecca. It was the
day set for expiation and the natives
had begun to jog Into town hours be-
fore sunrise. Ther was something
more than merely morbid curiosity In
the throug that clustered about the lit-
tlo jail yard and swarmed over the
I hlllsldfl at ltu rear and the belief that
Tbonto In this last scone would provd
wot thy of the prcstlgo ho hnd earned
was fully realized. It woa ' crowd
that lingered thoughtfully long after
justlco had been tlono and that nodded
approvingly ft nn observation of tho
"Gentlemen" said that officer "I doj
not propose to deduce nny morals on
this sad occasion but what I do Intend
Is to be present nt tho burial."
ACCIDENTS IN SHOOTING.
Only Wiimlnr I tlint More of Tliem
Iln ot Occur.
It Is a matter of wonder that far following:
inoio nccldents do not occur out shoot- "For over twenty-five years I
ing. It has been calculated that In the s fcrcd from catarrh and for
British Isles some 300000 persons (of Qyer (en rs j sufferC(! from
whom 250000 take out either "gamo1 ca(arrh of the stonsach terribly.
or "shooting licenses shoot more oi J ; k d f Jm
less In the com so of the year; and It"' .
has been estimated that no less that C?es"nd 'laet bccn tr4? d b'
50000000 to 00000000 of cartridges ait " kinds of doctors as thousands
annually Hied. Yet tho nccldenta aia ' of my acquaintances are aware
few and far between. Wo have all had in different parts of the United
escapes others perhaps may have States where I have traveled but
had eseupcb fiom us. 1 have myself my relief was only temporary
seen one fntal accident. I was near by until a little over a year ago 1
when another one occuired-tho two started to take Peruna and at the
within four days of one another Bin present tlme j am bsttcr Umn j
the actual accidents great or small Umnn .m 4nl .
Hint linen nfiivm ivltlilll nllo'a mVll nil-
servatlon or knowledge are. I think
extiaoidlnarily and piovldontlally few
says a writer in the Foitnightly Review.
And yet we have on the one Wnd catarrh or stomach trouble of any
our dangeious and our careless shots kind don't put It off and suffer
among us and on tho other wo have ! but begin to take Peruna right
the loitetlng beater and the Ignorant ( away and keep it up until you
"stop" who so often manage to occur ( are cured as you surely will be If
In the unexpected spot. "He shot you persevere.
round me" was the graphic descrlp- M wf ns Jn the southwe$t t.nn
Hon given me of a reckless shot he BBV) was troubled with a bad cough and
shot lound me he shot above me ho bronchial trouble and doctors nil over tho
shot below me he shot at me; I w gj Prtr? V&
as I mny say llko the Burning Dush iruuo with the remit that she is better
'In the midst of file yet not con- now than she has been In yenrs and her
suined.'" Lord Cardigan of Balaklava cough has almost left her entiioly Tho
iiiii. i soieneis hag left herlunsjs and he Is as woll
fame wns once heard abusing his. keep- M Bhe ev)r WRS Ju hw ? wltb tunnkfi a
er for extravagance In using men In- she says to Peruna. Yours veiy truly
stead of boys for "stops." "Ueg par- '..... . T 1l1Iou1v
.inn mv. inr.i iim mnttpr.nf.firt Catarrh lu Its Tarlous forms is rapidly
don my lord was the matter-ot-tact becoming n general curo. An undoubted
icply. "but your loidshlp will lcmcm- remedy hns been diheovered by Ur. Hart-
ber that lant year you shot down nil mnn. This remedy hns been thorough-
the bins" tested during the past forty years l'romi-
uont men have como to kuow of its virtues
an(j nre maLjuu pUblia utterances on the
POPES OF HUMBLE BIRTH. ope"0 I'.Zl
... ..r .. roa.trr. .. s K tfj;
I.inror ItinUx of I.lfe of cure is catarrh.
Maliv nf tho iinnnH lnn Minim? from If one were to ninKO a llfct of the different
fliany or tlie popes Uae MirunB nom nnmei) Umt hnTe boon ap)1Ied to catarrh iu
low origin. Alexander V. (1490) was different locations and organs tho result
also a beggar boj ; Hcnedlct Xll. was
tho son of a baker; Slxtus
was the bou of a fishenna
(liis.il. wnnse nnmp wn l.ellv 1'errettl.
was a pig driver at Montnlto nnd nt-
ti acted tho attention of a Franciscan
monk who educated him. Ho rose to
be bishop of Pernio soon after to be
cardinal and was then elevated to the
papal throne and celebrated his reign
by erecting many of the finest build-
ings In Rome. Nathaniel Hawthorne
writing of his tomb In the grand old
church of St. Maria Maggiore bays:
"If anything can still the spectator to
silence and awaken him to great rccol-1
lections It is the monument of this as-
tonishing mnn who as a child herded Defiance Starch is yrat np 16 ounces
swine and as a man commanded kings In a paokrego 10 cents. Ono-third
and filled Homo with so many works
that ii om every sldo his name UKo an
echo rings upon tho traveler's ears."
Urban IV. (1261) was tho son of a
Fiench cobbler; Adrian VI. was the
son of n weaver; llonlface tho Great
was a street gamin and held horses for
pennies. In recollection of his earlier t
days ho Invited two kings to lead his
mule when he rode to his coronation as i
pope of Home. Hlldiebrand tho groat
vnmM-n h0 bec.amu PTGrnv
I'y VII. (1(031. Was the SOn Of a Car-
n..1 t fr .! . 41.
liuuici iiuiii lusuiuy ami uiicm mo
most iiruiinnt statesmen oi nis age. tie
lit actlcall v revolutionized Eurone.-
A Y. M. C. A. Suesesllnn.
Young men living In London on
small means and they aro almost
numberless are likely to hear goal
news befoto long. The schemo foi
providing a central residential club
which has been under the consldera
tlon of a special committee of tho
Young Men's Christian Association at
Exeter hall for some time. Is no i
practically settled. It Is pioposod vJ
provide a superior kind of ltowton
House with nbout 400 separate bed
rooms and let them at the modest rate
of 3 shillings n week This will give
tho resident the free run of tho insti-
tution. Including library recreation
room baths and gymnasium together
with tho use of storage accommoda
tlons for bicycles. Meals will bo sup-
plied In a comfortable and commodi-
ous dining room at a more fraction
above cost price and even tho laundry
will be economically run. It is likely
that this hotel for studious youth may
cost 25000 and will soon pay for It-
self. Cnreer of Llrut. Htrebler.
The Lieut. Strobler who captured
Gen. Lueban the Filipino leader is ol
German birth and enlisted In the rogu.
lar army before he was 20 years old
Ho w3 promoted to a lieutenancy by
President McKlnley being then n ser-
geant serving his third term. He hat
seen much nctlvo service but nevet
Noted Knight Templar
Owes His Health to
Colonel T T Mcody a prominent JTnlfrUt
TetnplHr U well known In every cltv In tho
United Htntcii west of Uuffnlo. K. Y as a
Jeweler's Auctioneer. In the city of CIil
c'ugn ai a prominent lodgo man bring n
inoiuber of the K. T.'s and nlso of tbo Mr-
sous. The cut allows Colonel Moody In the
costume of the Oriental Consistory Masons
In a recent letter from f.POO Michigan
nrrnne. f!hlnnpo. Ill . Mr. Mnmlr Kfira tho
" The soreness has left my stom
ach entirely and 1 am free from
indigestion and dispcpsla and will
' say to all who arc troubled with
would ueastonisning ve naveouen pui-
TirnrnsRlniiBl. wan flniiislnir.
. . :r ... i
havo never enumerated nil oi tho ultcases
which aro classed us catarrh. It must bu
IV rilTll tuned a partial list ol tliehe names nud tne
4. UlllJ tiitw iih.bH V.ir Ilia Amt miKIInn t Iti nt If
n; Slxtus A . j0 nn people l)6th professionals and uon
And Tut we
Suddenly. It injures the nervous system to do so. Use BACO-CURO
and It volt tell you when to stop as it takes away the deslro for tobacco.
You have no right to ruin your health spoil your digestion and poison
your breath by using tho filthy weed. A guarantee In eaoh box. Price
SI.OO ner box. or threo boxes for S2.30. with cuaranten to euro of
mony refunded. At all good Druggists or direct from us. Write for free booklet
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mote starch for same mouoy
Ailveitisements of get-n'cli-quieli
bchcines nro doubly interesting to thoho
who have nothing to invest.
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res. IttltD&Id. & cd. ta ATarT male TFRdtrmAn.
Tret ll.tHb.ltUsdlcl tlookof Ihli or n. .r.
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MA .... . T . .; - r "
I.tbrsrr Kdltion. fall fin. OXLV Ij j..per coftrs.
opp. rteTr Houm notion UMi.ibeoldritudbeit
la thlt rouotrr. Writs todir for ihio booira; .
it ucaicii joiiuaiB. a iiuinnrn it .
I tohtslU sndbspplnrM. t.oiiulttilonlaproaor
ri iiosi sunatf iuioi. I
-ina reiooar ueaicsi iniucnio du msnrimit-
Isrs. but bo sqasls. Bolton IlenW.
Wota writing ran(i)nAfspa.ptr I
8ALZER'S LIGHTNING OABBAGE. !
This U tho esrlle.t cabbajro In tho world
and a regular geld ralna to tbsmarkotgiirdenet
Br lbs ray there Is lots ot
lnontr to lie niulr on ear.
llett caubagc. hem tieas
radlshrs ououmbsrs atiil the
For 10c. nurt tills police
the John A. HHlser Seed Co.
LaCrosse Wis. will send
you their mammoth camlnir
Market gardeners' catalog So posu je. w. h. c
ui uwpcf "uu Trceinoio seeas.
5KW5 PAIL IN A DRY TIME
Of IflE FISH NYf R FAILS
THB MSH &s a
aan nas & history.
iru is loiain nn
w mn is yours for
OM Sit. Itvmbvilusiiim M7bB
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BJ A TAN C O Brslhreaieaarortwessinpis
TV A I lirt CO wktcIu- y"kt sbem one
. w " gj?. JSInirB.' t.
Col. T. P. Moody of Chicago Had Catarrk
TnentyFivc Years and Was
Cured by Peruna.
confessed bowover to sco et en this partial
list drawn up In battle array Is I atuer ap-
palling. If tbo reader desires to see thl
list together with a short exposition of each
one Kend for our free catarrh book. Ad.
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ijt flainn9ea rnnAn
23 or 2SO.
I 8 ot I BO.
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Wa will pr 500.00 lor n arUoUol
eooulnlif an jibing lnjnrloui 14
balta csusod br tbs use of ii
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