Rousell to go to prison 13 may 1899
Poor Bousell. The following- following- dispatch from To- To- peka indicates tbat the last straw is gone and that Ed. Rousell will have to go to prison. Mr. Rousell was here recently circulating: a petition asking for a pardon. He met with sympathy on all sides. Now that he is 'down theve is no disposition to throw stones at him. rather there Is deep sympathy that 1 . II la. . . ne anowea nimseii to get is this fix Ihere are no cnarges pending agamst ujusell in the courc here The recent cases have not been re oroujfht I be following; is the dispatch: & I Kousell, of Lawrence, who was sentenced last August to serve eighteen months in prison for U"ing the mills for fraudulent pu posee, will bavo to serve out his term. He was convicted in the federal court here, but served notice of appeal and gave bond for his appearance. His a torney Hailed to perfect the appeal within the time specified by law. A mo lion was made by them to extend the time of filmi' the appeal, but it was overruled yesterday by the United States court of appeals, at St. Paul. The federal authorities expect Kousell to surrender himself now and go to prison. Rousell was state secretary of the Fraternal Aid Association, and was convicted or using tne mans to collect a $2,000 claim for the death of a m e . mm, . "straw' man Insured in his associa tion. He is now working- working- for the Western Union in Kansas City.