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Atlantic Telegraph (Newspaper) - June 24, 1910, Atlantic, Iowa Cass county Best june 1910 per Ubab physicians say person took undiluted coroners n dict of turns Var prosecutors prop Case county attorney godspeed admin liners drastic rebuke to old verdict county attorney goodspeed halt of the inquest examining the de the proceedings this morning after widow of Casperson and Burke and and recommended verdict of both doctors stated that from the Condi Tion of the oesophagus and stomach the acid must have been taken in the pure according to their testimony if the acid had been administered in either clobbered whiskey or Alco hol which he had drank the Day of his the internal organs would not been blackened and either of these substances is an antidote for carbolic Casperson was first called to the attorney goodspeed asked after the usual preliminary questions How old is your baby she replied a year old the 17th of what is the color of its hair not red asked As to How the bottle of car Bolic acid came to be in the House Bhe said i went to Morris to find out what to do for the baby head and he said to make a Wash of carbolic acid and i have had or three bottles of it since Charley got the last bottle the baby head needed it and he would get it on his Way Home from the attorney asked when did your husband begin drinking first sunday she said about 11 what was he drinking How did he get it she answered Henry Christensen brought to a question As to whether Christensen did not bring booze every time he came and whether she did not Send him to bring it Down she answered yes attorney goodspeed asked sternly has not your husband quarrelled with you in regard to this Man and licked him out a number of times she denied this she was asked did you and Christensen used to get your Hus band dead drunk after he would come to the House she said no we did did he Ever Tell you you were too intimate with Christensen no he did was her angry we rent you drunk yourself on these occasions not so but what i could attend to my asked As to whether she had been buggy Riding with Christensen she said she had once but finally admitted under severe questioning that this was Only said that they had Only been out about fifteen minutes a More specific question son the part of the attorney were objected to by attorney Boorman for the defend ant As she denied that she had Ever threatened her when asked when she Learned of the poisoning she said four Oclock monday questioned in regard to the disposal of the dead mans stated that his will left the prop to the children and that she attorney goodspeed dismissed the woman without any further words at the before turning the Case Over to the jury he delivered a dras tic rebuke to the woman stating in his opinion that it was the Debauch Ery and carousels of which she was the cause that drove her aged Hus Viand to he stated that he would see to it that if anything of the same nature was attempted that the fullest measure of would be meted put to and her it was the testimony of Burke and Porterfield who the autopsy on the remains of the dead Man which in the county attorneys opinion justified him in the called in this Case he replied the Call was left at my Home about 8 Oclock but i was absent on an other Call and did not go to the House till an hour i found Gas person sitting on the ground in for of the in a Clammy pulse less and breathing from the symptoms i judged that heart failure affected 11 Oclock a boy told me he had found the car Bolic acid following is the result of the autopsy As Given by the doctor nearly the Whites being slightly tinged with lips Mouth and Tongue Side of face stomach burned Black and purplish on the upper two thirds of the oesophagus kidneys liver of appendix practically oblige a heart greatly enlarged and showing the existence of hear attorney goodspeed then asked the answer to Welcl cleared the woman from the re suits of the postmortem would Yoi judge that the Poison was taken in pure if it had been taken will sour milk or alcohol the lips Throat would not have been Brunei Porterfield who assisted in the was then called and corroborated Burke in the statement that the carbolic acid must have been taken in a pure state or very nearly attorney goodspeed at this halted the proceedings anal recommended to the jury to return a ver dict of poisoning by carbolic Alfil self administered with suicidal j he stated that the facts were self evident and that he believed there was no use continuing the the verdict was rendered a the coroners jury was composed of messes de Shan swindlers Send key to we1rich lots of news from Brayton non and an Accident at gels old his Story of the fraud tells How he came to get into the betting to the bos sent from Avoca june Story of How Henry Weiric was swindled out of has been told in various the following is about the Way Weiroch told the Story to de Pierson of this place a Man with a Valise came to my place and asked my son Walter if he knew of a Good farm Ter told him to see me As i had a Price on my the Man Cape to me and opening his showed a Bunch of Bills that amounted to about or we made a Deal whereby i was to per acre for my about this time another fellow came up with a big Roll and wanted to bet on some from Here on the Story is not so but is something like Tho they bet on certain cards and won from the 2 Weirich got it is sup posed from the Bank and he told gentleman 1 proceeded to win 2s they put their gains in a tin Box and when they had won All of 2s 1 locked the Box gave it to at least he thought but when after wards he opened the Box he fount that in some Way he had exchanger gentleman 1 and left leaving the to with it being understood urn 1 would come Back for his share of the Money which he would give to in part payment for his later As 1 did not come Back Weirich grew suss i Cious and broke the lock on the Box Only to find it full of a few Days later he received a key with a Many local happenings weekly review of the news in and around Brayton Oakfield boyhood Brayton and extra played an interesting game of baseball sunday on the Home Brayton win Ning by a score of 5 to John door who is listing in Exira from Sioux City was a guest of her Charlie Bisom a Short time Thorwald Rasmussen and sons of Hamlin passed sunday with his brother Vigo and Freeman returned from South Dakota saturday where he Fil Fox seven Miles from a miss Marie and Einar Rasmussen of Elik Horn paged sunday with Nelson Ano Howard Ulrich of Atlantic has been Vissing friends Here this Tartlet accompanied by Frank Jenkins and Percy Hallock went to Audubon saturday where he purchased a new Mitchell miss Eliza Jones was a business caller in Atlantic will Woodward and son Chas passed a few Days this week among relatives the Freeman Nelson and daughter were North bound passengers Friday of and Reno Ordway passed Friday in Vivy Leal lock accompanied by a 140 acre farm in the the Stock will All be removed to the invoicing will be done this Sykes is painting the John Curry residence in he will go to Audubon As soon As the work is Nelson local hardware and implement dealer dislocated his left Elbow last wednesday while wrest the injury is now doing nicely but he will not have the use of that Arm for miss Clara Bendixen returned to her Home in Omaha monday after an extended visit Here among rela Tives and Clingan returned Home from Des Moines Friday after a visit there it is rumoured Pardee is hav ing a closing out Sale and expects to go some place where he will be Ben fitted for his Sam Green moved from the room in the Smith residence in Oak Field to the residence he recently Pur chased of Percy Hallock formerly the Ward Smith stamp us a caring 7jc per itaxsi3x Lowe 714 Massena Hawkins of Hedrick was in town last week a Guyet at the Home of her will Hogan and children were visitors Between trains in Green Field last Joe Homan left the Middle of last week for to Visi George Annesty went to Dei Neil Denny takes header a Hill coasting Down Hill on wheel june coming Down what is As Stringham Hill just West of Neil Denny had a very serious Acci he was Riding a bicycle and when he came to this Hill he decided to coast about half Way Down his coaster Brake refused to work and the bicycle started Down the at the Bottom of the Hill the Road turned and As he Stop he guided the wheel around the nor and ran into a Bunch of weeds which caught in the running gear of the wheel and caused it to come to an abrupt Neil could not Stop and flew Over the handle bars land ing on his neck and it knocked him unconscious for time and when he came to his Frank who was with took him to a he broke his left shoulder and bruised his Back be note from these men telling him he could open the Box the Post Mark on the envelope showed that it was from s Carrolls majority will be near 3500 Fig mos if Injo totalled by the executive Council show majority Over Durst is slight Auto Accident Trayton woman has several ribs turned Over Thomas Elwood and two Miles North of Brayton and son Mur Lin Elwood and wife of East of town met with an Accident in Greely on their Way to Bear Grove sunday by a tire on front wheel bursting after which the Auto became unmanageable and turned Turtle pinning Tom Elwood beneath Elwood had several ribs broken and others badly the Auto was owned by the unonff1c1al canvass Carroll arsts Wapello county not Carrolls from pcs Moines capital taking the returns shown on the envelope of Erich county which has reported abstract of the vote cast at the last primary it is found that the county auditors in reporting Many of their votes elec made errors which when rectified by the official count will greatly reduce the majority of governor Carroll Over his opponent in the recent the figures Given above were taken from the covers of the abstracts and have not been verified by the executive Council so it is not known How nearly co rect they Wapello which has not yet sent in its unofficially gave Carroll a majority of about so that added to the figures Given above it is seen that if the executive coun cil in its final checking sustains those governor Carrolls majority will be about Sykes and Opal Cannon passed a few hours among friends and relatives in at Roscoe Koob passed last week at the Home of Sam Ulrich in miss Mable Ide was the Only one at the Oak Licud Academy who received u county diploma this wont to Audubon saturday to get mesdames Rasmussen and Jessie Nymand were shopping in at lactic Lewis of Anita was Here on business Elmer Heath and family and Hawk and wife of Exira passed Sun Day at the Lewis Home South of misses Home Anderson and Maymo Bertlesen were shopping in Exira Vivian Tartlet and Gussie Smith came from Audubon and spent sunday at Home Percy Freeman and Jonathan Parrott went up near Audubon Mon Day to do some miss Edith Anderson came Home Friday to spend her vacation at the Home Valley View she has Bee attending the Des Moines col Moines last week and returned sat urday with a new Ford touring car Tom Quinn also purchased a touring car last it is ii Buick and was purchased of the Auto Aden Hosfelt has returned from where he amended masonic grand and drove to Anita last Faulkner and daughter who have been listing in Anita the last three weeks returned Home with Ernest herring of Atlantic was in Kay Seleg and de Walters have been delivering Bridge lumber to Dif Ferent places in this Frank Maas has placed in his restaurant a Fine new soda Mildred Mcvinua left this week for a several weeks visit with rela Tives in and Alvin Black left last week for a trip through Kansas and they will be away several or in Des Moises last Leroy Comer of Malvern has returned to her Home after several Days visit with oof d sous Condon Hogan was a business visit miss Temple is elected head of count teachers today closes Institute work for session exams fill up week elections of officers in county so Ajtal its envisions held today miss Anna Temple of Atlanta was elected president of the can county teachers organization at Tbs meeting of teachers at the Hlub school the other county cers Are vice president miss harsh of Secretary miss Blanch Atlantic 111 to be the place of the next the time for the next meeting is left the last Chapel exercises this morning were led by prof music was furnished by a Quartetti com posed her and a splendid Solo of Salisbury also very miss Blanch Hedges a very entertaining talk on How to manage county superintend then asked Blodgett to Tho result of i he election of county oif cers is Given of officers of the various serum of the county twin taken for Northwestern Section Mist Kate Mcgrath was elected president miss Johnson vice Mph Mary Nichols Secretary and treasurer place of next Marne time for the next meeting was in All cases left southwestern Section Rowley was elected Homan vice miss Woodward and next meet ing at Northeast Section president vice Nell Margaret Bell Joie place of meeting Southeast Section vice miss Jean Nette and next meeting comments of teachers Are to the effect that the session has been one of the most successful Evor held in in spite of the hot weather the work has been kept up to a High Standard an students and teachers alike have at All times been energetic and Parade a feature will be interesting event at the big Auto race meeting hero next week one of the big features of the race meeting Here will the Auto Parade and a special of has been put up which will go to some Auto owner taking part in the picnic at Lewis the girls employed at the Robers dressmaking establishment drove Down to Crystal Lake in a Hack Mon Day night and enjoyed a a lunch was the visitors enjoyed a ride on the steam launch v v was attorney and in other ways had a splendid f j Mark Nelson sick Well known insurance Man is Sud Denly stricken with illness Mark Nelson of the firm of plotts Nelson insurance men was taken suddenly sick last evening and it was necessary to have the doctor at his place twice this the Home is at 11 East eleventh the physicians claim that there is some trouble of the liver and though it is temporarily quite serious they Hope to have the patient about Nelson is a very Active Man and has been doing a great Deal of in Side work the past few months and this seems to have injured health a his Arm is amputated Harvey Gilford of Lewis has undergone an operation at the Hospi Tal for amputation of Jones of Lewis performed the opera miss Gladys and Lottie chamber Lin were Normal visitors in Audubon last Verno Peterson and miss Maude Pearson of Audubon passed thursday among friends and miss Luttie Freeman went to Audubon thursday to miss Opal Canon entertained the ladies Aid at the Hallock Home Home Marius Anderson and child went up near last thurs Day to visit Mises Kathleen and Muiel Koob and Ethel Bisom were Exira guests last John Olansen returned to Lin after listing relatives Here for a Harihan and wife returned from Greenfield last tuesday where they Nave been Anderson returned from Des Moines Friday where he had gone to Purchase a new rambler Thompson was a guest of relatives in Omaha Robinson of Atlantic was a business caller Here miss Vernie Croy of Exira passed a Short time Between trains at the Bisom Home last Nelson had started for Anita wednesday with a Load of passengers when Between Oakfield and Brayton the Axle on his Auto broke in the swinging the Auto around but caused no other John Blake and gentleman friends Here last Hans Hansen sold his Stock of merchandlb3 and groceries to 1 Bear of Anita last he get Massena to hold fair Parkinson was an Omaha visitor last tuesday and miss Joanna Wagner of South Dakota is visiting her parents and other friends in this Cornett is listing rela Tives in de Fuerst of Dakota has been a guest at the Arnold Home for the past Herbert Marlow and children returned last tuesday from an Over sunday visit at Home of and Ray Porter near a fishing party composed of the following gentlemen started monday for Minnesota messes George a Eli Aden Langworthy and will Lang Art Buboltz and Walter Faulkner were Atlantic visitors Neal Neal Rich Edwards and Hawks went to Omaha last where the latter gentleman bought a Schrachta tour ing car and the party started for a tour through messes and Marlowe and their families drove to Council Bluffs saturday returning Frank East and Luke at tended the red Oak races last and Timberman and family spent sunday with relatives in Council and Noah Bright went to Des Moines last week for a few visit with rights who is very directors of association meet to discuss arrangements june was a meeting of the directors of the Massena fair association held sat urday afternoon for the purpose of appointing new judges and tees and discussing changes to be in the but a few changes were made in the judges and superintendents from those of last the fair this year will be on the lowing september 8 and and the directors Are planning on making it better than with bet Ter attractions than expect big crowd i acc meeting Likely to draw est crowd cily Lias Ever seen Standard peering 7jc per Hansen Lowe 714 one Dollar will Start you on the right track with this Iowa Trust savings bans Iowa it is not at All improbable that the big race meeting june 2930 will draw the largest crowd in the tory of postmaster Williams stated yesterday that he had an Opportunity to talk with a number of people who have been in from a distance and they All agree that everyone is coming to at Antiq next wednesday and if the weather is fair it is not Tima Ting the matter to say that there will probably be people arrangements Are being throughout the City at All hotel and eating houses and at the to care for a very Large should be through an error the purse buns up for the ten mile touring car race on the Bills gotten out is made to read when the figures should be the change has been made in the newspaper

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