Alton, IL Telegraph 2.21.1901

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Alton, IL Telegraph 2.21.1901 - MAY AID MOSES Atnltit Heot Adhnrimt Bnlil to...
MAY AID MOSES Atnltit Heot Adhnrimt Bnlil to Have «»• Jenled—£1* ititrorn Sooiirort,- Pekln, Ills., Kn1». 15.--Aft.er. tliroo days of rapid examination six Jurors have'been accepted In the Samuel M OBIT OBIT murder case. Four venires have been exhausted. The last men accepted ore William Stewart, Ab Thornton and William (Jump, all farmers. Benedict Moser, the aged fa( her of the man who eonfoRBed to the murder of his wife and three children, came to Pekln from his home near Morton to learn when ho would have to appear appear at tho trial. Mrs. Moser, the mother, mother, accompanied him. They returned to Mtirton Boon after being informed that th« jttry was not yet secured. The visit of the old Amish people to the courthouse was the event of the duy. The father -went to the courtroom, where he remained but a moment. The murderer appeared WTVOUB, but soon regained his stolid Indifference. The murderer's mother did not go to the courtroom. It is rumored that the elder Moser has relented and will offer MB son financial assistance. Reuben Moser, & younger brothor of the defendant, Bald: "My mother and father want lo help -Sam,"but the church don't permit permit them to. Yes, I will attend the trial." Benedict Moser said he-would attend the trial only enough to meet the demands demands made upon him as a witness, He and his wife have been retained as •witnesses at the request of 'both the prosecution and the defense. Pension fronds Fined.

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  1. Alton Telegraph,
  2. 21 Feb 1901, Thu,
  3. Page 11

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