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The day book. (Chicago, Ill.) 1911-1917, April 02, 1913, Image 19

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Mrs? Tom Proves That One Little Woman Fighting for2
Her Husband's Life :is Braver Than Eight
Criminals-Fighting for Liberty. , - -. 7
Mcs. Tom VVaden.
Berryville, Ark., ,-April J2 ;When
"Mrs. Tom Walden, wife of the Car
rol county sheriff, saw tfer husband
lying prostrate on the -floor of the
- county jail and eight maddened pris-'
oners making an effort to escape and
soiree a condemned murderer, what do
you-suppose she did?.
She grabbed hers fallen husband's
six-shooterforced every prisoner at
Jhe point of theunJoetum-io-his
cell. Then she dragged 'her husband
outsidlFthe room, locked'the door and
sent for-"help. )
Mrs. Waldeh was in the living
apartments of the'jail when she heard t
a thud on the floor below. Her hus
band had just left her to deliver a"
belated meal to a prisoner. , Within
the past'month two attempts "had
been made) by the inmates, to saw
their way out of jail. Both attempts
were detected by the sheriff and the
offenders placed in solitary confine
ment. This caused much ill feeling
amongthe prisoners and for sev
eral days they tiad been unruly.
Realizing thajt something .unusnal

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