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 - JONA. ARNOLD A crime unparalleled in the annals...
JONA. ARNOLD A crime unparalleled in the annals of thia_ countv wan romniiited 7'ueedav •"veiling at '(>'.< Maple street, Independent District. It wa" « dipperate attempt at triple tmndi-r tux! pni< hasalready proved moci'seful,inasmuch as two of the , prinripals rre dead, the third is dying j nnd (he fourth may die. Thp rommun-1 ity is shucked by the terrible i!ted The principals in the tragedy are Jona- Ihfln Arnold, rgcd 78 yeatc, his wife, Elizabeth, about the same age, their daughter, Annie, seed 23 years, nud her taieband, Albirt Daub, agtd 24 yeais The dead are Jonathan Arnold and Albert Dotib, his playi-r. Mrs. D.mb is dying and Mis. AriH'Kl is |K?rhaps fatally wounded. The of the crime shows thut it was carefully plmnird nnd rxc-cnt- «'d with deliberation »nd trnible rfiirt. The ranee nmy If ir.trihuird In the pri Hi- gacy of the murderi'r ami suicide. Tiiiii:i;<o«'Aniu,v sn .TB riREii. From the Hiito-mnrto'j! FtHtrmnnts of tho two wrnien the d«>fd wna done in this wist: At ubrmt '.l:".il o'clock HP Mr«. Arnold Mid'her ('aiu-liti-r, Jlrn. I'niib. with her hai>y,wt'it' HUing in tht 1 kitchen Datil) entered the 100:11 fn in tho Hid* 1 jioreh nnd Mi|ii>'M«d lo wo l>i? futlnr-in- la«'. Mr. AiuoM l.iid gone to bfd as Imd another daughter. Mi^sMinnie, and Mrs. Arnold iiifoirpod Paul> ol the fact. He Ihrn aekod tl ut tin 1 old man be wakered BS ue I ad somethirig important to tell him and Mrs. Arnold did as he bid her. Mr. Arnold rlippi-d in!o his sliirt and uantaloons ard came down pta'rs walking into the kiichtn whiro hie wife preceded him. Tho old man took hit* COM- . lion stsniiiiiir i cur the ftove while his wife and hi- .<i u-hter, Mrs Daub, with the baby p'tU ;ii h'.r arms eat on the pettie. A* soon ns Mr. Arnold entered Daub s:ikl he wanted his wife to go to hi^iseket-ping. The fit her misweud that i:s Paul) <!id rot want to. keep hoiipe with his wife hi tore lie could i not do fo now. Daub rej'liid that he I would ehow them that ho would, es he | would take it to cjint. Ue thm asked Me wife if slip would go with him and the answered thht fhe would with the consent of her parents Daub then ad- dtd that if t-i:p ilid not gi with him and take the child P!;O rotiui not have the baby. Mrs. Arnold rtquitted Danb to go hon'.e and l*e gn<v| and he walked towaid thoiliior. Hire Mr. Arnold eaid lie worth! provide for the n.oll.t-r and l«bv andD.iubanswered,"« on'i." Wheeling about ;'.H he s|oki* an*' wliip pint out a revolver he shot Mis. ArnoM then turned the weapon en Mr. Arnold «nd tind, ti.en iiirning nt his «iff shot her. The four disi-liargee were in i]i;ck Fucceteiiii. Daub then daehed from the house and disappeared. : i of

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  1. Lebanon Daily News,
  2. 27 Apr 1898, Wed,
  3. Page 1

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