Around Town: The hanging jury
By Anita Susan Brenner
It was a rainy Sunday morning at Conrad’s. I had ordered my favorite omelet (green chile, with jalapeño cheese, cooked “easy” with a side of salsa). The Anonymous Source had come and gone. Nice waitresses continued to refill my coffee. Church services were over and the restaurant was starting to fill up.
I turned back to the news clippings, yellowed with age, left by my friend, the Anonymous Source.
This story was over a century old. In July of 1893, the case of People v. Lemuel Veilex went to trial.More...