Tag: Pinkie Bonner

The Austin Axe Man — Chloroform

June 8, 2013 ·

Once there was a killer in nearby Austin who was still at large.  He had chloroformed his victim (rather humanely, I thought) before chopping her head off with an axe.  Fear that ‘dat debblish axe-man’ might strike again, in only the Lord knew whose house, resulted in some extraordinary precautions.  From the morning Pinkie heard about the axe-man’s method of operation until the day that he was finally trapped -- a period of three weeks -- she and Annie (her… Read more.