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The day book. (Chicago, Ill.) 1911-1917, September 10, 1912, Image 10

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will. - Mrs. Menschik had never
been in Chicago. Furthermore,,
the chief suggested tfiat.the coun
tess Jiad probably been murdered
for her money.
Friends of the dead countess
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Countess Rosa MenschikASzabo.
say Lawyer Gibson called r upon
her daily. Twice he took her to
Greenwood lake. When she came
back the first time she said that
while boating she had fallen out,
but had saved herself.
.July 16 the countess and Gib
son went again. This time the
boat turned over. Gibson says
the countess tipped it oyer aathey
were exchanging places. When
help arrivedthe lawyer was cling
ing to the overturned boat; the
countess was drowned.
"Gibson hurriedly returned to
New York, leaving the recovery
of the body to others, and went
about getting the will probated
and the bankbooks in his hands.
The action of Austria has stir
red the British government into
probing Gibson, About a-year
ago Gibson got $10,000 damages
from a railroad company for John
R. Q'NeilJ, an Irish boy. O'Neill
had one of 'hisjegs accidentally
cut off a short time after he came
over to New York. He went
back to Ireland and bought a tav-j
ern, returning to New York toj
get tlie balance of his money,
some $6,000, which Gibson had
borrowed On May 16, 19l
O'Neill started for Gibson's of
fice, telling his sister to be readVj
for dinper when he got back. He
never returned. Nothing more
was ever seen or heard ofhim.
Gibson says he paid him over the
money and then dismissed him
from memory. s
Six years ago Gibson had a.
John R O'Neill.
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'ci.uit, Mrs. Alice Kinnan, in the
JBr'onx. She lived alone with a
'helpless, insane mother. June L
1906, the body of Mrs. Kinna
was found. $he had been mur
dered. Gibson had been attorney;
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