The Miser’s Poke Of Gold


Tales of classic scandals, scoundrels and scourges told from historic newspapers in the golden age of yellow journalism…

The Travels Of Clara Elizabeth Skarin

Episode 204 tells the interesting tale of a young woman who shoots her aged benefactor and loots his trunk for a poke full of gold, then goes on a spending spree to update her wardrobe. Was it self-defense, or premeditated. That’s the question.

  • Theme music performed by Dave Sams and Rachel Schott, engineered by David Hisch at Third Street Music.
  • Media management by Sean R. Jones
  • Production assistance by Emily Simer Braun