13 Feb 1907 Culpeper tragedy - Dr Leon under arrest again

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13 Feb 1907 Culpeper tragedy - Dr Leon under arrest again - ___?___? Dr. Leon Agaln L'nrter Arrt-at. Kdward...
___?___? Dr. Leon Agaln L'nrter Arrt-at. Kdward I/eon Thimpson, knowu fa ?ailiarly oa Dr. I.eon, of WashioEtoii, wasarrestcd and taken to p'.lice head quarter* Monday upon tbe complaiot of Ldy Bryan, colored, wbo aluges thst he performedtwo iilegal 'iperatioos up n her. Deteciive* Comwall aod Kvani made tbe arnst aa Dr. Luon was leaving the i.ffice of his attorney. Thero are now tbree caaes pending in wbicn Dr. Leon la tbe defendant, the most cousp c uoua of whicb is based upon his alieged conoectloo with the Bywaters aHai* at Culpeper, Va. Ht is charged in that caae with p-tr'orming an ilio;,*! operation upon Viola diro'hor Pywaters. One of tbe detec iyes asted Dr. Leon how many tlmes he bad been before tho courts. "I have been praedciog medicine in Waahington forty-tvo year*," he an swered. "I don't know how many times they havo arreated me, but the lirat time wm in 187$, before Judge Mc Arlhnr.

Clipped from Alexandria Gazette13 Feb 1907, WedPage 3

Alexandria Gazette (Alexandria, Virginia)13 Feb 1907, WedPage 3
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