Carbondale IL 2.22.1901

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Carbondale IL 2.22.1901 - I 1 i i === afi t» the PekiH, 111,, Feb....
I 1 i i === afi t» the PekiH, 111,, Feb. 21,—The 3Vew Awish church, its members sii<irth«rr ,p«eu- liar belief s and ctistomH were b?.tter'lj scored in the". Sum Aloser murder tri»i yesterday. At eTery opportunity Ai- torne'y Green, who ia defending- 'jthe accused, poural out his luoit scathing invective :ind secured.-, f i'bni many p"|the witnesses fesj'huouy which Svell supports .his -plea io'l! persecution and insanity.* ? : V , : , A t. the mor »i iiy's session, il imng_ tlie crous-exstniinut.ioti-of Henry H'ofman, a state 'vvitinesn, The court, sustain eel •: .. A objections, to iii:uiy oil tlfe, questions asked hy counsel for .the defense, pertain iug- to the .'Ni?w Amish religio'ii. This was:a temporary setbacls for tlie defense. . • - . One-of-the witnesses eKamiiuid dm'- ing- the afternoon sefesiou u^tiited' that at times Moser had seemed jrra- tional. Mose.r told, him after his-arrest, that in* wcii't tiO l.^tah to lei I! himself be.ca.iuse he, did not care to die in the Amish mmmnnity. Sharif!: Mount, who 'broiiij-htr Moser back from tJtnh, -.testified- to several conversations as to the way In which the licensed to'k! of the imrnner" of" killinif his family. On cross-exam hint ion, he .said 'Moser,' told him she "only reason he was expelled from the Amish church was because he held his crying' child upon, hi.s lap during services, -lie testified to coiiversations with Moser ; in which Moser blamed the church for all his trouble. i . : - ' The last witness of the day : was JSrt- Bog-ers, a I'oUin reporter, who detailed an interview with Moser "ths day of his re,ti:rn. The important fact was rhat Mos-er told him he'left;' the uhnrch been use he could not'ttg'reo. with the preacher, five years ag-o,' a,nd that he had their mack- up his mind that if his wife would not, leave tho cliurch and ^'o to a ne\v home with him. he would kill the entire family arid himself. : ! ST.. the holidays • RECKLESS BANK ROBBERY. A YOHUK' Ililimix FHi-incr AV'lio Jt'iirc- and Los Gal., to intermediate Rates arbitrary and have class

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  1. The Daily Free Press,
  2. 22 Feb 1901, Fri,
  3. Page 2

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