Get Moser Decatur 5.20.1900

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Decatur 5.20.1900  - abnormal." con- only grain, come Is h a n...
abnormal." con- only grain, come Is h a n native av? hfad of revenue wher In the cf u l t n f j v u r - t u r o w n J-'rancr iii:ty, w h i c i GET MOSER Salt Lake Police Have Murderer in Jail. He Had Tried to Commit Suicide There. Tazewell County Man Tells o! Terrible Crime. Salt Lake, Utah, May 1!).--A man giving the name of Samuel Moser was taken to custody by the police today after having unsuccessfully attempted to commit r.uieldo, According to his story he had gone to u bridge across the Jordan river jnd shot h i m s e l f , tlien dropped water, but the wound was slight and succeeded in reacnlng the brink. He then made his way up t o w n In a L'iiucilion, and fe!l down on SiT-ond South stief't, where the police took him In charge. In his pocket was found a slip of fUvinpi his name as Sum Aloser, with Sail Lake address. An officer went to tile room and found two letters in filamp- / od envelopes, one addressed to the police, police, a n o t h e r to the editor of the i n d u l i n i t i ' nature, In which he ,h.tt 1 '.H t r o u b l e was Ihe result of of OmKh iieojilo of his home. The other j T e t a l d . Tiie first letter was of a h e al tho Paltili BJcure be t a i n u.;?-cr the determined at tin- In as of I h e Divyfus Dreyfus i t l j n , a-s of Fa«lioda, is an- cotonial mU'nion region u i t s of a, gone exhibits pub- h.inda nr.t h mint rfapse 1 "I know 1 cieseive the rope, but aa Good many people know me In Tazeweil county, I t h l n k - m c a t people out what caused me lo bring such iiid m o u r n f u l days to their friends. If you dont fee.! able to publish senJ It to my lather, U. Aloser, Bloom- uglon, Ills." The letter closes: cf a "1 am n murderer of Illinois from Alorton, Tazewe.il county. ^\'iro rnv lather, Ben Moser, Tazewei^ county, Ills., t h a t the body of their Snm, was found. 1 did not suppose ivniued to fee nny more of me." T1.JLL.S THE STORV. Tlie Drevot News publishes a long .civlew with the man In wlilcji It Is claimed he said: "On Sunday, the 13lh, my wife went church with the children, and 1 was left ilone In the house. Between 4 and 5 a f t e r n o o n they returned, and my ommenced making preparations for supper. supper. Tne boys vveic out in tHe ynrd she went down cellar for something. J followed lier down nnd as she looked me I fired just one shot. She did not S i hlng about it. Khe was dead. 1 lier In the head. The eldest boy came and went Into the bedroom or 1 took there. 1 .shot him only once, he died there anvl never felt it at alt. 1 called second boy In ami sent him for a of w.iipr. When he came In and wenl Into t h e p a n t r y 1 fired again. kill at once nnd 1 tired again and that killed him. TJen I went back into the li-oom whore the b.nby was lyJns, only (i m o n t h s old. I fired and hit her, moved. I iliil not want her to suffer, ol course, so I fired three times; then It all over. 1 then went down i n t o cellar it nil threw a carpet over my wife. Then 1 put some drepscs over the bodies and locket' up the house nnd I walked three nil'es to Trivnont and n t r a i n , a r i l v l n g hero

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  1. The Daily Review,
  2. 20 May 1900, Sun,
  3. Page 1

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