1896 Dr. Hearne lawyer
Death of a Weil-Known Attorney. ST. LOUIS, Aug. 25.—Colonel Nat Dryden, the well-known attorney of this city, died at St. John's Hospital today at 3:15 p. m. of dropsy or fattydegeneration of the heart. He had been sick for two weeks. Colonel Dryden defended Dr. JJearne in the famous Stillwell murder case, and was also connected with the defense of Thomas Dustrow, the wife murderer.