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Abilene Reporter News Newspaper Archive: August 21, 1962 - Page 1

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   Abilene Reporter-News, The (Newspaper) - August 21, 1962, Abilene, Texas                               WITHOUT OR WITH OFFENSE TO FRIENDS OR FOES WE SKETCH YOUR WORLD EXACTLY AS IT C96T OT SVX31 SVVIVO 3AV 3TOD 82ND YEAR, NO. 66 ABILENE, TEXAS, TUESDAY MORNI1S 9908 XB 03 S31VS iVENTY-TWO PAGES IN TWO SECTIONS Auociated Preu (ff) PAGE Vocation Yet To Come? Be Sure You Let Us Know Otn'l mill Ml M It) HI in DMIIr pintle, uftf call OR 3-4271, circulation tM yaur agent. Wall Outbreak Most Violent Only the really dedicated Western butt would take this at (ace value. But, according to old newspaper files, it hap- pened. It was an execution. As far as we can determine it was the last legal fact, the only one we can locate in Abilene's history. You can read about it in con- tinued-story form in the editions of the old Taylor County News for Nov. 20 and Nov. 27, 1891. Back in 1891 this man was accused of killing his wife. The couple lived, and she died, in Comanche County. The trial of the husband was moved to Abi- lene and a jury found him guilty of murder. He was sentenced to hang. The Taylor County News, a weekly paper, reported the trial in great detail. And the execu- tion, too. The Nov. 20 edition related the preparations, the construc- tion of the scaffold in the .court- yard, east of the courthouse and north of the old jail 
                            

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