OLD NEWS: ‘Human Wolf’ Asks for ‘Fair Play’: Yates Standridge Says His Future Holds Little Promise

Excerpt of letter from Yates Standridge to the editor of the Arkansas Gazette, published Oct. 16, 1913. (Democrat-Gazette archives)

In October 1913, the Arkansas Gazette published a letter from Mrs. R.H. Rosamond, widow of one of Yates Standridge's victims. Her letter described what she witnessed on New Year's Day 1908, when Standridge came to her home at Spence in Newton County and killed her husband and a woman who...