Alton, IL 2.15.1901

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Alton, IL 2.15.1901 - FATHER MAYJUD KOSER Atnlth MMt AdheMitt **ld to...
FATHER MAYJUD KOSER Atnlth MMt AdheMitt **ld to Hate ft*. lentM-ils Jaron Monreit. Pekln, Illi., Feb. Ik—After thre« day* of rapUTexamination «lx juror* have 1)fien accepted in the Samuel Moter murder case. Four venires havt been exhausted. The last men accepted are 1 WUllnm Stewart, Ah Thornton and William Camp, all tanner*. Benedict Moser, the aged father of the man who confessed to the murder of hit wife and .three children, came I to Pekln from hit home near Morton to learn when he would have to appear at the trial, Mrs. Moser, the mother, accompanied him. They returned to Morton soon'after being Informed that the jury wa* not yet secured. The visit of the old Amlsh people to tlie courthouse was the .event of the day. The father went lo the courtroom, where be remained hut a moment. The murderer appeared nervous, hut soon regained... his stolid Indifference. The murderer** mother did not go to (he courtroom. It Is rumored Hi«t U»e elder Mogcr has relented and will offer his son financial amlntniicc. Reuben Moser, a younger brother of the defendant, nald: "My mother and father want to help Sam, but the church don't permit them to. Yes, I will attend the trial." Benedict Moser said he would attend the trial only enough to meet tho de-, nmndH made niton him as a witness. He and bis wife have been retained as witnesses at the request of both the prosecution ami the defense. IRQ f . jibe De

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  1. Alton Evening Telegraph,
  2. 15 Feb 1901, Fri,
  3. Page 1

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