THE PENSACOLA JOURNAL, WEDNESDAY MORNING, JULY 11, 1917.
HE HAD SWORN
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of the crime laid at his door. He
had never even heard of the Davis
couple, he declared.
Constable Cannon's testimony re
garding the "F. Black" alias, etc., he
characterized as false from begin
ning to end.
Bob declared he was known in Tal
lassee and went by the name of Rob
ert Blackwell, and explained the "F.
Black" in the time books of the mill
were he was working as follows: The
timekeeper had asked him how he
signed his name and said "R. F.
Blackwell," and the man, in a fatal
misunderstanding, dropped the first
initial and the last half of the name
Constable Cannon declares that
Bob told him he wasn't the man and
his name was F. Black, but says Bob,
"Every word Cannon testified to is
false and he knew ne was going to
testify false when he left Tallassee
to come here."
Afraid of Warrant.
He said that Grady Bartlett, whom
he believes to be in Birmingham, al
though a search has been made in
vain for him, met him in Sylacauga
with the land proposition and that the
two had come to Pensacola to see
Will about selling his share. Under
standing there was a warrant for his
arrest for selling liquor or for run
ning over a man some time before
he left Florida last July, Bob signed
Gradie Barlett's name to the tele
gram which he admits having writ
ten, first because it was Gradie's bus
iness and Gradie was known to Will,
and then because he did not want his
presence known to any of the author
ities the railroad agent and tele
graph operator being a deputy
To Carry Liquor.
Bob said he brought the suitcase
from Alabama to carry liquor and a
Remington typewriter back with
him. When the land deal fell through
that worning, Will went somewhere
on business, and Bob began drinking.
All three men met some time in the
afternoon, and Will got Bob to go
back to Crestview with him for the
reason as already stated by Will
to keep Bob from tanking up too
heavily. Will put some whiskey and
beer in the suitcase to relieve the
Crestview drought. Bob says he was
sick on the train that he was on j
the plattorm vomiting for a good
while. He declares he was not the
man at the water cooler, or the man
in the smoker with the long-barreled
gun, positively identified by D. C
Smith. He jumped off the train be
fore it pulled into Crestview, be
said, fearing to be identified by the
authorities. He walked around the
front end of the train and waffeil ?n
the road for his brother to return
with the suitcase, the liquor taVn
out and Will's typewriter put in be
cause Bob wanted to do a little prac
ticing at home, he says
Trains usually pass at Milligan,
declared Bob, and it was to Milligan
that his ticket was bought, but he
came on when he reached there and
the train had not arrived, knowing it '
would probbly pass at Crestview,
only four miles away.
Bob got Will to buy a ticket back
to Pensacola at Crestview, fearing
identification by Deputy Cobb, the
Wanted a Typewriter.
The train left before Will returned,
and he on it. He stayed in Pensa
cola until Thursday, waiting for the
typewriter, and then went back to
Alabama without it.
The state produced Will's typewrit
er, a Remington visible, and showed
how impossible it was to get it into
a suitcase, as it was both higher and
the carriage was wider.
Says He Saw Melvin.
"I saw A. J. Melvin at Holts," he
declared. . He was not sure whether
the train had stopped or not, but
thinks it was moving slowly. He spoke
to the Melvin person through the
screen window of the chair car, into
which he had stepped from the plat
form between the day car and the
chair car, where he had been stand
ing, because he said the authorities
generally scanned only the day
coaches, and he was afrai-i of those
At the Boarding House.
He stayed at Blair's boarding house
in Pensacola, Bob declared. He was
under the influence of liquor and
does not know whether he signed the
register or not, but thinks the signa
ture with which he was confronted
was his. Tuesday nighty the night
before the murder, says Bob, he slept
in a room by himself; the next he
slept in a room with Jim Sellers, for
merly of Repton.
The Snuff Mystery-
He cleared up the mystery of the
snuff drummer Moore, saying that
this vendor of sneezes had not given
him any key, but had simply loaned
him a knife for a second, with Detec
tive Moore's consent. He wished to
sharpen a pencil.
On the cross, Bob denied having
told Sheriff Sutton, at Flomaton,
shortly after his arrest, that he had
not been in Florida for six months:
but told him on the contrary that
he had been in Florida, and asked if
the indictment was for liquor selling
or running over a man. He declared
he had been in the oil fields of Texas
for a while.
The Key Again.
When Bob left the stand the de:
fense moved that the testimony ot
T. J. Martin, of Opp, Ala., but for
merly of Holt, regarding the Tcey he
saw Bob pick up from under the
chair, be admitted in evidence it
having been ordered stricken the day
it was given, which was July 7. The
court so ordered.
Introducing Detective Moore.
C. P. Moore, the detective who has
played such a star role in this drama,
now went upon the stand. Mr. Moore,
above medium height, a little inclin
ed to be stout, black hair, with a
bald spot coming, several gold teeth.
a scarf pin representing a bloodhound
in his necktie, bears no resemblance
to the detective of fiction, but this
story is not fiction, it is stranger
than fiction, and as Mr- Moore told of
his wild automobile rides, of his
combing the country for evidence, of
his search for Bob and later for Will,
as he described how he had followed
the movements of the men in ques
tion and the knowledge he had of
even the letters and telegrams they
received, the great audience in the
court room knew that here was a
man well qualified to play the lead
ing role in "The Mystery of tfie Nar
rows, or The Tragedy of Green Poiyi"
as the story might well be known.
Stranger Than Fiction.
Dressed in a white suit, Mr. Moore
occupied the stand for upwards of
an hour and told of the letter sent
from Tensacola to Will's father in
Repton, Alabama, after the incarce
ration of Will Blackwell; of how he
and Sheriff Sutton chartered an au
tomobile and tried to beat the letter
to Repton; of their failure, owing to
tire trouble. He told of the clues he
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Healthy Rosy Cheeked vomer
F. KING. M. D.
"Thre ran he no heaithy. beautiful
rosy checked women without lnn." n;iy?
Dr. Kenlinand KinK, a Now York Physic-inn
and Medit-al Author. "In tr.y recent
talks to physicians on the crave anil serl -oils
ctii80(Uenccs of iron deficiency in th.-
blood of Amciiaii wo;i:en. I have stroiijjlv
enipliHKixed the fact that doctors should
prescrilie niOie oiRanic iion nuateil
iron fur their nervous, run-down, weak,
haggard looking women
patients. Tailor means
unaemia. The skin ot
the anaemia woman is
pale, the flesh liahhy.
The muscles lack tone,
the brain fags and the
pneumonia, grippe, kidney, liver, heart
trouble and other dangerous maladies.
The real and true cause which started
their disease was nothing more nor less
than a weakened condition brought on
by lack of iron in the blood.
On account of the peculiar nature of
woman, and the creat drain placed upon
her rystem at ret tain periods, she re
quires iron much, more than man to help
make up for the Iofs.
Iron H absolutely necesarv to enable
y-ur blond to change food into livin
tissiie. Without it, no matter how miic'i
or what ion eiit. your food merely ng!we
through you without dointr you any pood.
You don't eet the strength out o' it.
and as a conseuuenre you heroine weak,
pale anil sickly look In sr. .hist like a jusnt
trying to ks-ow In a soil de:h -ent in Iron.
If you nr not strong or well yo i owe it
to yourself to make the following test:
See how lonu you ran work o: how far
you can wadi without becninlne tired.
Next take two five-srr.iin tablets f ordi
nnry nuxated iron three ti!i,es per dav
after meals for two weeks. Th.-n test
your strenfftli a?Bln and see )iow mu, h
you have sained. 1 have sent dozens ot
nervous, run-down people wl o were ad
just all the while ilouhle their strength
and endurntice and entirely rid them
selves of all symptoms of dyspepsia, Hver
and other troubles, in from ten to four
teen davs- time simply i.y tawinfr iron i"
the proper form. An, I this, after they hail
in some cases been doetoiini; for months
without obtaining any benefit. Hut don't
take th? old forms of redu. cd iron, iron
a, elate, or tincture of iron simplv to
sa"a few cents. The Iron demanded b
Mother Nature for the red coloring mat
ter in the h'.ood of h"r children, is alas!
not that kind of iron. You must lake
iion in a form that can ''. easi'y absorb
ed and assin.il. ;te,l t, .h o i sinv irood.
otherwise it mnv prove wors than use
less. 1 have used Nuxated hon widly
in my own
Vou can tell the women with
plenty of iron in their blood
beautiful healthy rosy cheeked
women full of Life, Vim and
1 have Induced many other physicians to
Rive It a trial all of whom have Riven me
surprising renorts in ree-nr,! t. its
health and sten.ath
I ractice in
c o ndltions
andoltenj , ,'1 tr1 J
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ivoiiien. thu roses 1,0 .s ' - . v v t 4-
V.' the'ir cheeks." v t &VS Jk
mi foods of Anierua A J" v T" -v ? v "V
stan-hes. sugars. t.V i; , , i C'iv
e K.s. pohshed rice. uMiif b.eui. " f-' Vi
s.i.ia naekeis. biscuits, mai.uon', t. t' . . fVJiS4;1
si.a-hetti. tapioca. s.tgo. fauna. ?t i. - . .C I C--v
determinated coinmeal. no loiicei ..... : . jrrj-' S,". i
is Tron to be found. Kenning pro- ...-... v.Ai. V V .rt.-r.ih.,, &
leivous. irritaiue. ties,
pond.-nt and nielan
, holy. When the iron
uoes Vioni the PUhhI of
Mother Karth from these iinpover- i'r. t eramana AJflj7, iW 1 Ork i'hySiCian
ished fools. mid si .y methods ot j , . ... ,i .....
home cookery, by throwing down
the waste pipe the water in which
our vegetables are cooked are i e.
sponsible for another grave iron
"Therefor, if yo-i wish to pre
srve vdur vouthiul vim end visor
to a ripe ofd age. you must supply
the iron deficiency in your food by
using some form of organic iron. .
Just as von woifld use salt wba
your food lias not enough salt."
"As I have said a hundred times
i-.,r miranic iron is the sreat-st
strength builders- If people would oi.ly
take Nuxated Iron when they feel weAK .,r . ,i
tun-down, instead of dosing themselves with man
babit. forming drugs, stimulants and ah o- . Qt i nurntrt irnn
iiolic beverages I am convinced that ip this ' OT"V "VTnirC tmn.
way thev could ward off distuse, preventing
Jt becoming organic in thousands of ;.sch
and iherebv the lives of thousands nui!;t
ue aved who now die every year from
Many an athlete and prl"e fighter has
won the day imply because he knew the
secret of great strength f-nd enduram-e
and filled his blood with iron before he
went into the affray: while many an
other has gone down in Inglorious defeat
simply for the lack of iron."
Ir. Schuyler C. Jaaues. Ylsiaing Sur
geon of St. Elizabeth's Hospital. New
York City said, "1 'have never before
given out any medical information or ad
vice for rublieat'O'i as 1 ordinr.rilv do
not believe In it. r.ut so tnar.y American
women suffer from iron deficiency
with its attendant ill physical weak
ness, nervous irritability. " melanchoiv.
indigestion, flabby, tagging muscles,
etc., etc., and In conse-pience of their
weakened run-down condition they
are eo liable 1 1 contract serious and
even fat.-.l diseases that I deem it niv
d.itv to advi;,- such to take Nuxated
Iron. 1 h.TVe taken it myself and
siven It to ir.y pat i its with most sur
prising nncl satisfactory results. And
t'l-isn wh.i wish fpiickly to increase
the r strength, (lower and e i-lurance
will fin a it a most remarfcaMe and
. i!id-?'fa'.'' (te Uiv remedy''
Note- Nuxated Iron, which' !? l re
scried and recommended nhov hv
Idivsinans in such a great variety of
cases, is not a patent medicine or se
cret remedy, but one which is well
known to druggists and whose irn
constituents are widily prescribed by
eminent physicians both in Europe
and America. Unlike the ether inor
ganic iro products It is easily assimi
lated. do not iroure the teeth, make
them bljck. nor upset the stomach:
on the contrary, it Is a most potent
remedy in nearly all forms of indi.
gestion as well as for nervous, run-
conditions. The manufacturers have such
mail injure the teeth corrod- ?rflnt confidence in nuxated iron that they offer
;o lurieii iivcju in an eoaiiiauie iusiii.uiion n
:hey cannot take any man or woman under 6" who
lacks Iron, and increase their strength 10a per cent
ir over In four weeks' time, provided they have no
serious organic trouhle. They also offer to refund
our money if it docs not at least eiouble your
strerMii and endurance in ten days' time, it is
l:;e!,sc! in t'cs cit by Crystal Pharmacy,
I Alembertt's Pharmacy and all good druggists.
thou'd prescribe more organic iron Xurated
I ronfoi their patients Says anaemia iron
deficiency is the greatest curse to the health,
trcngth, vitality and beauty of the modern
i men can IVoman. Sounds teaming against
use of metallic iron tchicl 3own
'he stomach and do far mor.
Guess who it is.
Nobody but our old friend Hank
Gowdy, hero of of the 1914 world
series, two weeks ago one of the best
catchers in the National leaprue and
now private, fourth regiment, Ohio
Gowdy has been rade an orderly
in the headquarters staff and is now
in Columbus awaiting orders for his
regiment to go to the front.
followed to Evergreen, Montgomery,
Wetumpka, Sylacauga, where he fi
nally learned that Mr. and Mrs. Bob
Blackwell had left the previous Sat
urday after receiving a . telegram.
Then back to Montgomery, Evergreen
and Repton blind trails mainly; he
i finally learned that Bob had left his
father's home and gone to his Uncle
Steve's on Burnt Corn creek; and of
his subsequent flight disguised as an
automobile mechanic. Moore then
went to Alexander City and the trail
began to grow warm. He received
word that Bob and his wife were go
ing to meet at Tallassee to go to
Mexico; he had Marshal Cannon
watch the train at Tallassee while he
made a 100-mile circle-back trip
through the country in an automobile
to cut him off on the other end. When !
he reached his objective he learned of
Bob's arrest at Tallassee.
Moore declared that Bob told him
he had not been in Florida since July
and was able to prove it.
Brands Charge False.
The charge of bribery he described
as absolutely false. He didn't see
Bob-drop any key on the floor or get
any key off the floor.
Describing the famous getawav of
Will, the detective said that Sheriff
Sutton was the only man on the front
seat of the Ford and was driving the
car; while he was seated on the rear
seat with the two prisoners, cuffed
together. Will's right hand to Bob's
left- Will was seated on the left
hand side of the machine, Moore on
! the right. As the machine was pull-
ing into DeFuniak at about a fifteen
: mile clip, Will suddenly shot from
; the car; Moore shouted to Sutton and
i the brakes ground on; Moore looked
i through the back windw and saw Will
! rolling on the ground from the im
i petus of the fall. He had almost
; leaptnl head on into a telegraph pole,
i Sutton seizing Bob, Moore started in
I pursuit. Moore gained on him a lit
i tie and had the detective not fallen
over a stump might have caught him.
Will circled around some railroad
cars on a spur siding and plunged
into a blackjack thicket. Moore fired
! i i) . r - ii a- .
at me iugiuve inree limes.
The detective described how he and
the sheriff locked Bob up; how they
tried to get dcigs; how thev alarmed
the conntry. He described the search
and the clues he followed. He told j
how he had traced the fugitive to
Treacher Brascher's house and other
places, someCime missing him by only
a few minutes, until finally he ran
him to earth in Williams' smoke
house at Holt, with a possee consist
ing of Dan Cobb, Alexander Richt
bourg, Henry King and J. P- Stokes,
then state attorney. Their informa
tion was sure and they surrounded
the smokehouse. The night was dark.
Moore opened the door and struck a
match. He saw a barrel and cup
board. He craneel forward, arid Tii
the flicker of the match he saw Will
B'.ackwell's feet behind the little cup
board. He ordered him to come out
and bound him with wire to Alex
Richtbourg there were no handcuffs
in the crowd. Moore was armed with
Will's own shotgun.
Will's condition, the detective de
scribed as frightful. He found the
fugitive's shoes on a sill under the
Williams house one of them was
thickly clotted with blood from the
gunshot wound inflicted by the vic
tim of the tragedy of Green Pond
the shot fired by young Sutton, broth
er of the sheriff, who, Will declares,
sold him the chance to escape.
Will Bad Prisoner.
Asked if he was friendly to the
prisoner Will Blackwell, Mr. Moore
said pointblank that he was not and
had not been, since the recapture
when Will had cursed anil kiealted
him in every way imaginable. Moore
said he had on various times cursed
Will Blackwell, but only when that
eentleman started it.
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are on excellent terms- "I never
handled a better prisoner," he said.
And referring to Will, "Or a worse
one." The detective also told of find
ing Will's coat with the sooty deposit
on the collar, the coat Mrs. Eliza
Atwell said he told her to clean the
burnt cork out of his disguise had
Where is Gradie?
Mr. Moore told, in conclusion, of
his unsuccessful search for Gradie
Sheriff Sutton was placed on the
stand, and denied the charge of brib
ery in toto; he denied that Duncan
Blackwell, father of the accused, had
given Will the thousand-dollar roll
the prisoner claims he received that
morning in the station at Pensacola.
For Men Only.
At this point all ladies and chil
dren under sixteen years of age were
asked to leave the court room, and
Sheriff Sutton told of Will Black
well's rage Saturday afternoon when
Mrs. Erin Settles and A. J. Melvin,
the witnesses who had apparently es-1
t.Lt 1 1 1 1A If, - M 1 A, I
iHousneu ausoiuie anois ior povn
prisoners, were arrested for perjry,
and of the horrible, eight-jointed
epithet Will Blackwell hurled at him !
in his temper. It is an expression
that can not be indicated here even
dv letters and dashes its use m a !
stag club should be. enough to expel
the man giving utterance to anything
so atrociously vile. In the first twoj
words deity was invoked for the
cur3e; the last four impeached the:
maternal ancestry; and in the middle
two are simply unthinkable. ;
That Blackwell employed the epi-j
thet, John Quinck Adams and J- D. I
Cobb, who heard it, corroborated. I
Will Blackwell yesterday, on thoj
stand, denied having cursed the sher-
iff; but today Sheriff Sutton sayi
Will apologized to him for having'
employed such language "if" he had
done so. Sheriff Sutton said ho,
cursed the prisoner after insult Sat-1
urday, but offered no violence, at-'
though John Cobb told him to "spat
him if you want to." 4I thought he'
needed it," explained Mr. Cobb.
The ladies, htAnng been readmitted j
to the court room, Sheriff Sutton re-;
sumed, that he had never heard of j
the Quo Warranto proceedings until i
last week that Will Blackwell claims ,
he had prepared against the sheriff ;
several months ago and had told the i
sheriff so. I
No Warrant For Bob. '
Sheriff Sutton also said he had i
neveihad any warrant for Bob'o. $r-
rest either for liquor selling or for j
running over a man with an sutomo-
bile. Later in the afternoon, William j
Pique, of Holt, the man in question, :
said he had never thought of bring-!
ing a charge against Bob for thi? I
and had never again mentioned the j
matter to anybody. j
Dr. J. D. Raiborn, of DeFuniak, !
testified that Will had been suffer- i
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