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Saturday 6th to
MRS. BR&ADLEY "NOT GUILTY."
Woman Will Return to Salk Lake
City, Where She Says Everyone
Knows Both Sides of the
Tragedy of Her Life.
Washington, Dec. 3.-Mrs. Annie
M. Bradley free!
This is the meaning of the verdict
of "'Not Guilty" just returned by
the 12 men who for days have listen
ed in the jury box to the pitiful story
of her relations with any slaying of
iformer Senator Arthur Bro+wn, of
Almost a year to the day from the
moment she walked into, the Raleigh
hotel, December 8th last, and the
tragedy was enacted, she breaths
once more the air of freedom, of vin
dication and comparative happiness.
She has been discharged by the court,
there being no charge against her
and she is told to go and "sin no
more." The moment was one for
which she has longed for a year; it
is one she will remember to eternity,
for it holds her before the world as
Sblameless for the deed committed in
desperation when, after years of
pleading, the man who w'ronged her
family refused to give a name to her
.An Impressive Scene.
Never has there been in a Wash
ington court room a scene to -equal
that attending the returning of this
verdict. Neve'r, perhaps, has any
court of justice ever furnished an ex
hibition of such dramatic intensity,
such graphic heart interest, so replete
.with pathos and withal so happy in
its denouncment as that witnessed
-when Annie M. Bradley heard the
words that vindicated her.
Life or Death.. .
Slowly, melhodically. with eyes set1
straight before them. the 12 jurymen
filed in and took their seats for the
last time-mcssengers of life 01 death
for the prisoner at the bar. Falter
ingly, his hand trembling as he rea
lized the import of its hidden mes
sage, Foreman Fenry handed to the
clerk of court a bit of paper. TPOn
it the words that depended the life
of the woman--the central figure in
that breathless throng.
The stillness was that of death.
The spectators. 'some in sympathy,
some in morbid curiosity, 'sat with
*Attorneys, accustomed to similar
'senes, paled and turned their faces
way from the little prisoner, court
tendants shifted uneasily, and in
er nervousness rapped for quiet
en there was aught but quiet.
pon the bench sat Justice Staf
~d, his classic face the' emibodi
nt of kindness, sympathy, and yet
A Pathetic Picture.
Before 'him, her form bent, her
ce pallid, her bosom heaving, sat
e central figure in one of the most
mial dramas ever portrayed upon
.e's great stage. It was as the
agile figure of Annie M. Bradley.
V the woman of the halcyon days.
en she charmed with her brilliant
ellect and captivated with her
uty-but the Annie Bradley of
av. a woman aged before her time,
rinking. pitiful, desolate shadow
er former self.
last, the little acts of court
ality were over. Clerk Hawken
ad the verdict.
r1y. deiberately, but with a
ar tremor in his voice he read
ras. "We. the nry, find the
aea semblance of impend
I With His 61
h night on his el
ptly. The objec
jiseases of the s
ill information c
ing applause, interrupted by loui
rappings by the court bailiffs t<
quell the demonstration in its veri
beginning. Again quiet. A fey
more formalities, the discharge o:
the jury, with thanks of the cour
for a duty well done, and the prepar
ations for the adjournment of court
Woman Was Dazed,
Mrs. Bradley scarcely realized tha
the jury had ruled in her fa'or anc
the prison's doors had been openec
to her when she was led from thi
court room. She had repeatedl:
declared that she had not thought o:
the outcome of the trial-that he:
one thought was in the future whei
her boys should grow up and knov
what their little minds cannot nov
Plans for the Future.
When asked about the plans fo:
the future she, first said:
"Why, I have not thought abou
what I should do. The present seem
ed so appallingly absorbed that I ha<
hardly looled ahead. Each day ha
been so full of its sorrows and eacl
hour of its suffering, that seemed a;
if my heart would almost break un
der the weight. But one has no con
eption of how much the brain an<
body can stand until put to the tesi
Before the trial, I thought I coul<
never to through with it-and then:
had no conception of what it was t<
bring. But the strength came, al
though at times it was hard-oh, si
terribly hard. I shall go back ti
Salt Lake-back to the place and tha
people that know me,'' said Mrs
"It will be so much easier wher
everyone knows, than staying here
or going to some strange place wher;
only one side of the story has bee)
Amen to Them All.
"Mv conscienee hurts me so muel
they tell about me, how many thrust
that no matter how many truths the:
rv o -send because of my life, I bov
y head and say 'Amen' o the'm all
I deserve all they have said and al
the~ will lever say as long as I livi
and I accep)t my par't. But it is the
little kindnesses, the little acts o:
helpfulness and understanding whici
:'. my heart and pierce it to it
The Pirst Step Decides.
"I have tried to change, Oh! s<
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