The Inter Ocean 5.16.1900 Chicago, IL

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The Inter Ocean 5.16.1900 Chicago, IL
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of 18 a a is of a Brelja after a four days' battle. MOTHER AND SONS MURDERED. Mrs. laaa Moser and Three Children Killed Hear Tremoat, 111. Special Dlcpatsh to The later Ocean. FEKIN, 111.. May 15. The people of this vicinity were shocked this afternoon over the murder of a mother and three sons, who lived three miles northeast of Tremont. Neighbors looking through the windows founl the house disarranged and forced their way In. They found the remains of Mrs. Sam Moser in the cellar and her three little sons lying on tho first floor. Tho mother and children had been shot In the heads. The husband could not be found. The coroner, sheriff, and state's attorney were notified. The last seen of Mrs. Moser was when aho returned home from church Sunday afternoon. afternoon. The murder la supposed to have taken place Sunday evening, from the decomposed condition of the vlotlma. It is supposed by the neighbors that Moser committed the deed, as he has not been seen since. Moser Is 32 years old and his wife 80. He Is not a drinking drinking man, but has a quarrelsome disposition. He was formerly a member of the Ornish church, but was dropped by those people. His people are well-to-do well-to-do well-to-do well-to-do well-to-do farmers residing north of Morton. The parents of lira. Moser live near Goodfleld, 111. Moser Is believed to be Insane. 1 BLOODSHED AT INDIAN DANCE. Ridicule of White Spectators Leads to a General Row. Special Dispatch to Tha Inter Ocean. WICHITA, Kan.. May 15. At an Indian dance held at Shawnee, O. T., last night the Indians and whites clashed and two women were seriously If not fatally injured. The Indians Indians were all drunk and objected to having the whites around In their way. It has been customary for white people to witness these dances, so when Mrs. Arthur Sullivan and Miss Conder, accompanied by Mr. Sullivan, drove near the dancing ring and commenced to make fun of the squaws, the other white people thought little about it. When Running Deer, a medicine man, drew his revolver and shot at the women there was a general scramble to escape. Deputy marshals marshals at once arrested the medicine man and his two squaws and tha dance was stopped. IZ was found that both women were wounded In the breast. Several other whites were injured injured by having beer bottles cracked over their heads. THE LAW. did city to be gathered departed disappointment But and read church It of the was one bad funeral unconventional had It who farewell open man sntlcs the of the Willie the I-lctured I-lctured and With which mourners the grave. could left witnessing a history The over the held unfortunate, Fred Stanley,

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