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Posted: October 25, 2013 at 4:48 a.m.

100 YEARS AGO Oct. 25, 1913 While scores of outcasts hopefully await the day they will be released from the towering walls which keep them prisoners, “Buck” Patterson is just as anxious to be placed behind those barriers against the world. Patterson, after recently having been found in a local hotel apparently suffering from poison and given medical treatment, has disappeared. He was committed to the penitentiary to serve five years for manslaughter and pen officials believe that, growing impatient because his commitment has not arrived, he has started to walk to Russellville, where he can secure the ruling which means five wasted years of his life.

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Arkansas, Pages 15 on 10/25/2013