The Caddo Herald
January 15, 1915
11 Killings Last Year in County
There were eleven homicides in the county during 1914, three of which were real mysteries. The list follows:
Jess Durant was killed at Bennington by D. E. Burnside, and Burnside was acquitted.
Sim Cochran was killed at Matoy by Dr. J. S. Gray who received a life sentence.
Sol. J. Homer was killed at Durant by Cliff Moye who got four years.
Edgar Holland was killed at Durant by Policeman Kiersey, who was acquitted by the jury.
Jim Brazel was killed at Coffee Bead by Henry Anderson, which case is still pending.
Oscar Mitchell was killed at Platter by Joe Jackson who got 4 years.
Pauline Amsel was killed at Durant by an unknown party. This killing is one of the deep mysteries.
An unknown baby was thrown from a Katy train near Colbert and killed, a mystery yet unsolved.
Claude Duckworth was killed at old Kemp by Dr. G. H. Ellis, the trial for which has not yet been held.
Frank Clows was killed at Oberlic by a person or persons as yet unknown.
There were two suicides: Buck Woods was found dead near his home in the Caddo Hills, and Albert Tyson, a negro, took his own life at Bokchito.