glasco murder info

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LlAIiY PEOPLE ATTEIIDED BURIAL OF THE VICTIM MR. AND MRS. GLASCO QUARRELED OVER PROPERTY MATTER. DAUGHTER SAW THE TRAGEDY j lpcimt to Taa Jadiaaapolla .Xawa.1 j AXIEKOX. Ind STnibeT S.-One 1 of the Largeat t urveraJ ever held In Mad ison county was that of Un Arm lid Itector-Olaaeo to-day, at the bone where aha wa isardeTed yesterday by hr hua-band. John A. Glasco, five rnilea west of Li. Is city. Mrs. Glasco was on cf a lare family and there were more than on Himlred reiatW-ea at the t.tvrial aa well aa i rfmds and acqaaintances for miiea j around the old homestead of the Hector family, where Mr, and Mrs, Olaaco lived with hr taO.e', Jackson Kector. Mr. ' Hector la r.early eishty reara old. tod It la thought that the shock cf aeein? hia daughter killed by her husband will result fatally. John Glasco. who, after ahoottna; hla Wiia, aiimiri satcioe wmi a ouirner ui7'nMMi iiym pnyaiciani it im hospital by survtvlns; through the ntehi. He ia unaMe t- ewaiiow any fluvl becauae of the aelf-infUcted wounds In hi neck. and it ta thought penumooia will develop from his brf-athir, j much dust through the raplnx wound, aa ba was brourht to town veaterdar. He la in the charge of the deputy sher'.3 at the hos pital. . 1 Uttle Daughter Witnesed Murder. Ofljcers to-day learned that Ada May Glasco. the ten-year-old daughter of Glasco by a former marriage, was the only eyewltitees to the shooting, as the father of the . murdered woman did not see her until after she was shot. The little Kirl waa broueht to town to-day and wnen questioned she told -the story In a straightforward, childish way. ! vs a hd early breakfast yesterday, and while we were at the table papa and mamma quarreled over the way the dishes were placed on the table. Before the dishes were washed papa and mamma went out and milked the cows ana Kept on iquarrellng. When they came back in tha houne, mamma got ready to wash the dishes. 1 was going to dry tne dishes, when mamma aald for ma to wash and dry . the dishes, too. Mamma said that ahe was going to go away, and she was Lgoing to town to get a divorce. Papa said, 1 wiu put a stop to mat. 1 nen papa went into tha next room and got his re volver and came back into the kitchen and shot mamma. rhe went out In the yard and fell clown on her back, and put her band on her breast where she was shot. Papa ran out and shot her again In the wrist, and then got tne broom-handle and hit her on the head." Quarreled Over Property Right. The post-mortem showed that' Mrs. Glasco was hot twice, and that an-other bullet passed through her wrist. While Glasco and his wife quarreled at breakfast yesterday over - a trivial affair, it is well known that the trouble between them originated over the property of Mr. Glasco. She owned forty acres of land. and had considerable money on hand, liar husband wanted her to sell tha -old homestead and . buy an' other farm. They visited a farm near Pendleton. Wednesday, and were talking of buying 140 acres at Slitf an acre. Mrs. Glaaco's father, however, advised her that the prU-e was too hljch. and she called the deal off on Wednesday night. The murder occurred the next morning.

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  1. The Indianapolis News,
  2. 25 Sep 1908, Fri,
  3. Page 7

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