Cincinnati Daily Enquirer Friday, Mar 9, 1866 description of sisters and James Roosa giving Mrs. McNeil money for her family.

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 - E. F. BRADFORD, Secretary, rfi. A. Bm,...
E. F. BRADFORD, Secretary, rfi. A. Bm, Chairmaa. Fraternal Affection Rewarded A tieaeroas Act The Co-overt Co-overt Co-overt Trial. iniviag an acconnt'of ths closing of the Roosa trial, says: THE PBIfOBBB. Ths end is coming. Twelve men will soon say whether Samuel Coovert is guilty ornot guilty. The closely crowded room is slowly being vacated. On group seem loth, to depart. The eentrar figure is the prisoner, still stolid and emotionless as a statue. On either side, facing him, are his two sisters one, who throughout the whole trial, has never deserted him; the other, a vounger sister, who. by her modest grief and unobtrusive manner, has commanded the sympathy of all who have seen her. A few spectators linger and look in silence on this picture of grief. The prisoner is already a coavict for the crime of penary his sisters are evidently poor, and ill able to bear the expense of remaining beside their brother during this trial. Depraved as the prisoner may be, his sisters love him, and this proof of it commands the rtspeet of all who witnessed this sad parting. parting. Without showing the leaat emotion the prisoner disengaged himself when CBlltd, d followed the Sheriff out of the room. Just before this was "one mrs. McNeal. whose poverty Is apparent, was approached by a gentleman, who, without a word, piBcea ;n ner nanus a iw ot mosey. The man was aa uncle to the murdered children, and this woman's heartfelt "thank you" told more plainly than a hundred words tbat ths charged no malice or vindictiveness against her brother non those who bad suffered most tj e criuie with which he was charged, a a As la A, to Th, f W

Clipped from The Cincinnati Enquirer09 Mar 1866, FriPage 1

The Cincinnati Enquirer (Cincinnati, Ohio)09 Mar 1866, FriPage 1
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