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Author Gould, Nita, author

Title Remembering Ella : a 1912 murder and mystery in the Arkansas Ozarks / Nita Gould
Published Little Rock, Arkansas : Butler Center Books, [2018]
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Contents Cover Page; Title Page; Copyright Page; Contents; Acknowledgments; Preface; Part 1: Ella Barham; 1. Who Was Ella Barham?; 2. Courting Ella; Part 2: The Murder (November 21, 1912 -- December 31, 1912); 3. The Morning of November 21, 1912; 4. Searching for Ella; 5. Planning the Coroner's Inquest; 6. Sheriff James Helm and the Bloodhounds; 7. A Fever of Excitement; 8. The Fallen Treetop; 9. The Footprints at the Creek; 10. The Press Coverage Begins; 11. The Initial Coroner's Inquest; 12. Laying Ella to Rest; 13. The Peppered Socks; 14. Who Was Odus Davidson?; 15. Springfield Suspects
16. The Ravine and a Trail of Blood17. Finding the Axe; 18. Kansas Davidson Hires a Defense; 19. A Second Arrest and the Move to Berryville; 20. The Pistol and the Prosecutors; 21. The Coroner's Inquest in Zinc; 22. The Verdict of the Coroner's Jury; 23. The Barhams Grieve; 24. Waiting for the Grand Jury; 25. A Gunfight and the Bond of Brotherhood; Part 3: The Trial (January 1, 1913 -- February 3, 1913); 26. Grand Jury Indictment; 27. Jury Selection; 28. Dr. Taylor Testifies; 29. A Strong Chain of Evidence; 30. The State Introduces the Axe; 31. State Chemist Declares Blood on Axe Is Human
32. "I Will Get Even With Her"33. Ella's Family and Friends Testify; 34. A Surprise Witness from Cleburne County; 35. Margie and Cora Potts Testify for the Defense; 36. Odus Davidson's Sisters Testify; 37. Odus Davidson's Parents Testify; 38. The State's Rebuttal; 39. Judge Reed Instructs the Jury; 40. Closing Arguments; 41. The Verdict of the Circuit Court; 42. "They All Lied on Me"; 43. Was Davidson's Conviction Legal?; 44. February 3, 1913: Judge Reed Sentences Davidson; Part 4: Letters to Ella's Mother; Part 5: The Appeals (February 4, 1913 -- August 8, 1913)
45. Filing the Appeal: Where Was E. G. Mitchell?46. The Berryville Jailbreak Attempt; 47. Writing the Briefs for the Arkansas Supreme Court; 48. May 19, 1913: Mitchell Argues the Appeal Before the Arkansas Supreme Court; 49. Seawel Defends the State's Case; 50. A Funeral for Ella, Armed Horsemen in the Dead of Night, and Decoration Day; 51. June 9, 1913: The Opinion of the Arkansas Supreme Court; 52. "Is That So?"; 53. A Tearful Goodbye; 54. The Governor's Proclamation; 55. Mitchell Pleads for Time; 56. Mitchell and the Governors; Part 6: The Hanging (August 9, 1913 -- September 15, 1913)
57. Davidson's Last Train Ride58. August 11, 1913: Execution Day; 59. Last Words; Part 7: Aftermath; 60. Folklore and Ghosts; 61. Who Killed Ella Barham?; 62. Endings; Epilogue; Appendix A-People; Appendix B-Zinc: The Joplin of North Arkansas; Appendix C-The Appeals of Odus Davidson and Leo Frank; Notes; Bibliography; Index; About the Author
Subject Barham, Ella, 1894-1912 -- Death and burial.
Davidson, Odus, 1883-1913 -- Trials, litigation, etc.
Trials (Murder) -- Arkansas -- Harrison -- 20th century.
Genre/Form Trials, litigation, etc.
Trial and arbitral proceedings.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 1945624191 (electronic bk.)
9781945624193 (electronic bk.)