THE LYNCHING OF THE HATCHET MAN
This first episode will feature a quick summary of what this podcast is about, and what listeners can expect to hear in the future. This is immediately followed by our first featured story: The saga of Joseph Lytle, a middle-aged bully, who was lynched by an angry mob in 1892, in Findlay, Ohio, after he attacked his ex-wife and daughters with a hatchet, and left them for dead, in a pool of blood.
Hancock Daily Courier. March 30 & 31, 1892; April 3, 1892.
Findlay Weekly Jeffersonian, March 31, 1892; April 7, 1892.
The Morning Republican (Findlay, Ohio), March 31, 1892; April 1, 3 & 4, 1892.
Cleveland Plain Dealer, March 31, 1892; April 1 & 2, 1892, May 17, 1892.
Washington [D.C.] Evening Post, June 8, 1892.
A Lynching On The Blanchard
by B. Scott Berndt (2010)
Our deep thanks to the following persons, who gave voice to the individuals quoted in the featured story (in order of their appearance):
Newspaper reporter: Robin Warder of The Trail Went Cold podcast.
Sarah Lytle: Charlie Worrell of the In Sight podcast
Della and Emma Lytle: Anabelle D-C of AnabelleAudios
(also: voice of Host intro, Listener warning and Extro aphorism).
Members of the Lynch Mob (anonymous voices):
Paul Csomo of the Varmints! podcast.
Sam Kulper of The Breakers podcast.
Kevin MacLeod of Incompetech.com –
Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0 License
The following pieces of music by Kevin MacLeod were used - in whole, or in part - within this episode:
I Knew a Guy
Life of Riley
The Curtain Rises
Source: The Flying Stars, by G.K. Chesterton (1911),
reprinted in The Innocence of Father Brown.
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