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 - Son - in - law Hit Her With Bottle Says, Mrs....
Son - in - law Hit Her With Bottle Says, Mrs. Rhiver Catherine Rhiver, of Lochiel, applied at the Harrisburg Hospital for treatment this morning for her head, which bore an ugly gash and which she said resulted frohi a whiskey bottle, which was thrown by a son - in - law. According to the woman, her dutiful son must have played good base uan in time, for he threw a small bottle over two wide backyards , and caught his mother - in - law on the head. The wound is not serious. For probably an hour, she delighted the attaches and nurses at the hospital with details of a family row which must have threatened the foundation stones of some of the blast furnaces in the. near vicinity. She said she has a daughter who is mar - , ried to Zacharias Jackson's wife son, the last named of whom refuses to allow his wife to go home to see her mother. Last Wednesday the daughter got away from her husband and paid ner mother a delightful visit. Sometime later, the woman says, the husband heard of it, and for a time the melee was most distressing and finally resulted in the daughter calling for help from the eminence of the Philadelphia & Reading railroad tracks. This being so, the Rhiver woman, who is indeed a mother - in - law, asked for explanations and the only cne she got, so far as she remembers, was a brown whiskey bottle floating through the air and striking her on the head. She told the hospital people she lay unconscious for three hours, immediately after the accident yesterday, suffering awful pain, and she vowed she would have her assailant arrested. By that time she was properly bandaged and she was sent on her way of mercy.

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  1. Harrisburg Telegraph,
  2. 23 May 1904, Mon,
  3. Page 1

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