Rousell in jail

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Rousell in jail - fiOUSELL 18 HEBE. He is Arrested and Brought...
fiOUSELL 18 HEBE. He is Arrested and Brought Home by the Officers. Ed Rousell has at last been arrested on the charge of embezzlement and Is now at hlsjhome under close guard. When Under Sheriff Meyers went down to Kansas City yesterday morning morning as told in these columns he found Rousell la bed. Rousell told him that he was terribly sick and could not possibly come. The Sheriff went back, taking with him Dr. Leonard-Tbey Leonard-Tbey Leonard-Tbey called in another physician and and two doctors made a thorough examination examination of Rousell. The both declared declared that he could safely be moved. Rousell demurred strongly at this and blamed the officers severely for Insisting Insisting on taking a sick man. The officers were determined to do their duty without further delay and told him tha the must come. When there was no alternative Rousell got up, dressed and walked out to the carriage. This ended all sympathy for him as the of ficers saw plainly that he was playing them for more time. He was brought home last night and taken to his home where Wm. Brockelsby was placed on guard over him. Rousell will be removed removed to jail shortly unless he puts up a bond. lie said he expectel hi9 brother but as yet h!s brother has no' arrived. The date for the preliminary hea'w lng has not been set but it will be de pendent upoi the phylclal condition of the prisoner. The attempt of Rousell to Uy the responsibility upon others has been met here with much Indignation The Koneral impression Is that it wil r.ot help his cae any. Souaell in Jail. Ei. Rousell was brought before Judge Charlton at 2 o'clock today and his hearing fixed for next Monday. His bond was fixed at $600 which he was unable to give and he was taken to jail.

Clipped from Lawrence Daily World22 Sep 1898, ThuPage 3

Lawrence Daily World (Lawrence, Kansas)22 Sep 1898, ThuPage 3
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