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preparation of ben. package. last, of the the The cloth and it only on it up said the on the that of THK OTHER SIDfc. A Statement From the Christian Brethren by C. R. Lee. The following statement front the Christian 'brethern was made to a representative of the Leader today: "The Christian brethern of this have been deeply grieved over the false, malicious, evil and untrue statements made by Mrs. John Snyder her treatment by the Brethern. and Brother Nichols on his recent visit this city. "These are'uniformly false and are the results of a jealous disposition* are the fruit of an inherited natural jealousy, a disposition that at times makes her subject to hysterical fits and a mania which makes her act an insane person, whose foolish talk should have no weight upon the of any sensible individual. By her hysterical talk she has succeeded in enlisting the sympathies of the in and about her, whom she has almost convinced that the Brethern Mr. Nichols, and her husband were abusing and mal-treating her. "The statement that she has been advised by Mr. Nichols to take herself herself and her four children and into th.e Mississippi river and drown herself, is absolutely false, as may substantiated by six reputable citizens citizens acquainted with the facts, and who heard every word spoken by Nichols at the time. "The facts are these. Mr. Snyder desired to purchase a farm In Minnesota but his wife objected, she said that before she would go to live in near the Smith sisters, she would and drown herself. The allusion'Mr. Nichols made to tliis will be later. Mrs. Snyder has made the statement to the neighbors that her jealous of John on account ot the sisters is false,--that she was to blame and John was not to "blame. It was her fault, she says, She made tbe statement several different times, once to Matron Hill, ami confirmed it on several late, occasions and again to Wells when sen stated that she ready to make this acknowledgement to anyone desiring the same. ·-Now in relation to Mr. Snyder I would say that since his residence in Davenpori for about three years, with a few exceptions he in the mornins and prepared his breakfast, liis own luncheon or and after doing his own days work, often helped cleanse the dishes and clean up the house, often doing the family washing.] Who of you readers readers would do this, and then think his wife was a good housekeper?" Mr Lee invited a representative The Leader to attend a meeting at home this evening at 7:30. I

Clipped from Daily Leader02 Mar 1899, ThuPage 2

Daily Leader (Davenport, Iowa)02 Mar 1899, ThuPage 2
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