Thursday, October 30, 2014

October 30, 1894: Edward Martin

Today we read about a lynching in Kentucky. We learn about this lynching from The Daily Democrat (Huntington, Indiana) dated November 1, 1894:


True to His Friend.

LOUISVILLE, Ky., Nov. 1.—Edward Martin was lynched in Crittenden county, Ky., Tuesday because he would not turn state's evidence against the outlaw, Bill Goode. He said Goode had always been his friend and he would not betray him.


Instead of an article of interest, I am choosing to show two illustrations from the Logansport Pharos-Tribune (Logansport, Indiana) dated March 9, 1893:








Thank you for joining me and as always, I hope I leave you with something to ponder.
  

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