Russellville Tribune version part 3
day, July 17tbt affidavits were made, and on the 18lh Judre May issued s his War rants for their aTesf, appointing Charles A, Brown, of thai cut. to make the arrest. Ha placed the warrants in Brown hands . with - instructions to arrest the I parties. . He further instructed Mr, Brown not ts arrest Dodn ard Hickox untU the ,day . of -l -l examination, t the H ConVen-22d of Jaly,-when! Jaly,-when! Jaly,-when! he coold just read j . i it to them. We; suppose these-; these-; these-; appointees appointees and tools of Clayton were murderers murderers a little more j gent-el gent-el gent-el than the rest of ; the posse Mr. lBrown proceeded to Pope county and arrested six of the gsng, when DadBoo ai.d Hickox appeared before before him. armed, and desired Mr. Brown to turn the pr'sooera over to them they would, be respotbte for the.r appearance. appearance. Brown refu,ed, and Dodson said that he was not t&rryirig out Iho contract between-: between-: between-: them and May.. - Mr. Brown then said he would act no furthe.-. furthe.-. furthe.-. Dodson,! Dodson,! Hickox, and their, attorney. Y, B. Shepaid, were, iu close consultation in this city on fcuiwsy, the I4tf of July, wiih-bis wiih-bis wiih-bis honoiv a beautiful day for such beautiful work. And again, on Friday night, the 8A of, July, aier)he affidavit J had been mode, said Judge May enter- enter- J tamed and Kept all nizht one. of the one of parties charged lo have Committed the above murder, ; and' on the 20; h of July was again in close Vxnsultation with Dodson and Hickox. On the 22d May he selected and appointed :Th6s. M. Han&, of v.liJuftlton, as t his deputy eheriff for Pone , county: and appointed four ot uv' relatives of the eleven men to guard the prisoners when the prisoners hould say tney were ready for examina tion. Do-isosi, Do-isosi, Do-isosi, at 1 o eleck,to!d the jacge they were resdyV wbereupoti the court was open'. d-J d-J d-J Tbe prisoners waived an examination and asked to be. bound over to the circuit court,- court,- which wt3 done by Judge May, notwithstanding the charge was murder in the .nrst degree. W. A. Stuart snd tha twenty one others were fconnd over in the sum of $500 each.' People of Arkansas, you see your con dition. -1 -1 You -- -- see your " surroundings. Yoa know ' your duty to yburselven'and to your families. Continue to. abide by the law. Shed no blood. -Your -Your conduct in withholding your hands wlilst the cry of innocent blood was loudly csllin? from the grbund has been noble and glorious it is sublime it is God-like. God-like. God-like. The people; of noble old Pope have cov ered tnempeive witn glory. - iNot aurep of even guilty blood has been ehed.r To the law and to tbe testimony have you appealed thai law, as they administer r, answers let; murderers go free. - A straw bond is all that is necessary to bind these midnight arsassins and worse than wiid beasts of the forests. , .