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is "A CAT CANNIBAL" ru- ells no- Do And • 'She Devil of the Bazar Back Variety The Inhuman Woman Who Maltreated The Little Girl at III City. "It is the worst case that ever come under my observation "as Humane Ifflcer." This was the remark made by Venan fi o County Dectlve Brown when he had a warrant for the arrest of Mrs. Cora Uchenfels, on a charge of ng- grnvated assult and battery. At the hearing on a charge of cruelty to her stepdaughter, Minnie Lichtenfels, the story came out of the horrible manner hi which the girl, aged 13 years, was treated,—how the inhuman woman tore flesh from the girl's breast with a pair of pincers and larcerateil her body In such a horrible manner it was necessary for the woman who took her in charge to sat- there Is fear of blood poisoning Oe- veloping. "^.,'' '• " : : j- ~, • ' • \ ''.' • '• •:".. The Blizzard 'comments 'in virile style: "The father of the I girl excuses himself on the plea thit he did not know hts daughter was being so persecuted by her stepmother. Possibly this may be true, but if, as stated, the little girl was not allowed to take her meals at the same table with the rest of the family, he must have known it. But the chances are he knew the nature of the beast he had to contend with, and preferred to submit to what he knew to be a wrong rather than have a row, which he heallzec, would follow any interference on his part. She devils of this razor-back character are occasionally encountered. Utterly ile void of any feeling, they seem to derive their greatest pleasure from mak' ing everybody about them miserable. They intimidate their mollycoddle husbands, brow-beat the .servants <inc create turmoil in the neighborhood They are overbearing, dictatorial, sel fish and cruel. It is not difficult to 1m ngine the indignities an adopted daugh ter would suffer at the hands of such a confirmed old catbird cannibal. Then the conditions which naturally sugges tar and tenters, and this seems to hi one of them." It I urate her underclothing with warm last "1 it concerned, Orleans water and lotions before It could be removed. Several wounds were also found on the girl's back where she bad been struck by the pincers. On the charge of cruelty Mrs. Men tont'els was fined $10, which the hus band paid, together with the costs ol the case. He, In his feeble defense declared he did not know of the treat ment his child had been subjected to but this story is not credited by neigh bors, who are now aroused to such a state of indignation that talk of resort- ••>g to .."White Cap" treatment was current in the neighborhood for several days. The condition of the nttle girl Is is said to be serious. The wouds on her !>reast have started healing ami net your Rubber Stamps Pt tb* Advance. Argus Company. Furnace Repairs For repairs on your rurnac call on J. W. Evans Bell Phone 194 L. Think of Us When in Need of tie tic

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  1. The Record-Argus,
  2. 27 Sep 1909, Mon,
  3. Page 4

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