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In Years Past

June 16, 2014

In 1914, Ernest Frahm, who was indicted with Mrs. Cynthia Buffum for the murder of her husband, Willis Buffum, was the previous day freed of that charge when the Judge consented to the dismissal of the indictment. Frahm had been out on bail several weeks. Ernest Frahm saw Mrs. Buffum for the last time when she came to his cell in the jail at Little Valley on the morning she was started on her trip to Auburn under sentence of death. The big farm hand was barely courteous. "Well, Ernie, I won't forget you," she said as she clasped hands with him through the gratings and started down the corridor with Sheriff Dempsey. There was no evidence of any kind against Frahm except Mrs. Buffum's confession.



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