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THE ARGUS, SATURDAY", DECEMBER 20, 1902.
POISON A CORN CURE
Tona Dunlap's Sister Relates
How Accused Girl Attended
to Her Foot.
STBOKG EVIDENCE FOR DEFENSE
Prof. Haines on the Stand in the
Murder Trial at
Aledu. Dee. 20. Miss Tona Dunlap's
sfer. Bessie, took the stand yester
day to defend the prisoner against
tile charge f murdering Miss Allie
Dool last August througlf the agency
A! IKS TOXA dinlap.
Charged With Mnrdering Allie Dool.
f poisoned candy. In tones that
were scarcely audible to the crowd
that iilled the court room, but which
rang with the sincerity of truth, the
witness contributed the first, impor
tant testimony relating 1o the use
which Miss Dunlap made of the
strychnine she purchased :it Craig's
drug store four days before Miss
The prosecution has proved that
Miss Dunlap bc.iiirht a cent" worth of
strychnine at ("raid's drug store oh
A up-. :: of Dr. Carter. The doctor
himself tesitied that Miss D.inlap
said she wanted the poison for the
treatment of a troublesome corn, ami
Dessie DnnU'.p yesterday told how the
strychnine was used. It was not a
particularly edifying incident, but it
ManufaLcturer of th Now
was a convincing one, as related by
the witness. She said:
Kxplalna l'e of Strychnine.
"Tona' ami 1 started to church on
the morning of Any. 3, but before we
got there she left me to go to the
drug store for the purpose of getting'
a prescription tilled. She arrived ut
church soon after the services began
"ami we went home, together;
that, night 1 was in our room
ready to retire, when Tona came in.
She took the lamp and, putting it on
the floor, sat down and pulled off her
.shoes anil stockings. She had a small
envelojH in her hand from which she
took a powder wrapped in pink pa
per. Tona also had a strip of cloth
that, had been moistoned, and she
sprinkled the powder on this cloth,
pulverizing it between her thumb and
linger as she did so. Then she bound
1he eloth around her toe and tied it
with a string. While she was doing
this our brother, Melvin, came -to the
door to say good night and saw what
Tona" was doing."
"What did she do with the paper
which contained' the powder'.'" asked
.Vtlorney Thomason, who was con
ducting the examination for the ;de-i
"She. crushed it up and threw it
aside." was the reply, proving that
Miss Dunlap used all the wwder oir
"Was there a hi he I on the en elope,
and if so what was it?' was asked.
"There were two words' on the la
bel," said liessie. "One was written
an. I the other was printed, but I am
not sure which. The words were
'strychnine and 'i'muscii." I believe
the word strychnine was written."
Ilrother Will ICe n Witneits
In support of r.c-"sie Dunlap's story
the defense will call her brother Mel
vin to the witness stand. Mrs. Dim
lap, the mother, will also testify on
the same subject. It is the belief of
Miss Dunlap's lawyers that this evi
dence will be iitJieient to convince
the Jury that the defendant used the
strychnine she Ivonght for a legiti
mate purpose. This done, the.deft ne
contends that it will have accom
plished a great deal toward clearing
'1 he rest of Miss lScssie's story con
cerning the events of the evening
was substantially the same as the
testimony of the state's witnesses.
It told of the visit of Dr. Drowning,
of the administration of an emetic by
him. in aihiitiou to warm salt water
that had been prepared before he ar
rived, tirtd the swarming of neighbors
into the house.
other witiuss testified for the
defense during the afternoon. Nelson
ShetTer. a merchant f Ashland. Neb.,
lock the stand and swore that Mrs.
Km ma Helmle. an aunt of Miss Dun
lap. residing in his town, had obtain
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UNION MADE CIGAR..
Husband or gentleman
Union Brand for Xmas.
ed some strychnine of him within a
yer.r and a half previous to Aug. 7.
The defense exect.s by the testimony
of Mrs. Helrhle to show that Miss
Dunlap learned from her that strych
nine was a cure for corns.
Prof. Walter S. , Haines, of Hush
Medical college an! the 1'niversity of
Chicago, was 1-h.e- star witness of the
state as an expert. State's Attorney
(iinham felt compelled to summon
Prof. Haines after his- assistant, Dr.
1 'at ton, had proven an unsatisfactory
witness in one or two imxrtant de
tails. Tie particulars .of Prof.
iUiines' testimony related to the anal
ysis of a small, portion of the con
tents of Miss Dool's stomach which
had been removed before the stomach
was suit to Dr. Hat ton for-chemical
analysis. This portion, was in the
possession of William K. Smith, a
medical student at Hush Medical col
lege, until last Tuesday, when State's
Attorney (iraham concluded that the
MISS A I.LI K DOOU
The Dead Girl.
analysis made by Dr. Patton was not
suilicient t establish the stote's case.
I'rof. riatiir Is Heard.
Prof. Haines testified that his anal
ysis ot the specimen submitted 1o
him had revcalc.l the presence id'
such a small quantity of strychnine
that he had not had time enough in
weigh it. He estimated the weight of
the strychnine at from one-two hun
dredths to one-four hundredths of a
grain. The analysis was taken from
Tuesday noon until Thursday after
Attorney Stark, of the defense.
mad.1 a determined etTort in the cross
examination of Prof. Haines to draw
out. the admission that it was easy
for a chemist to mistr.ke ptomaines
for strychnine, bat the witness was
too well grounde l in his profession to
be caught in any traps.
Deputy Fish Commissioner Still
well Suddenly Becomes
MOETALLY WOUNDS TOWN OFriCEES
Then Takes to the Woods Pnrsned
By Posse Which Properly Bores
Him Full of Holes.
Keokuk, la., Dec. 20. City Marshall
It. W. Coulter attempted hot night to
arrest ('eorge Stiilwell, deputy fish
commissioner, on a warrant charging
him with disturbing the peace. Still-
well shot Coulter in the stomach and
iu the shoulder Stiilwell then ran up
the street and shot Justice A. K.Mus-
gnive in the head, because, it is said
the justice had recently sent him to
jail for fifteen days on a charge of
I'oaite In l'arsult.
Stiilwell then went home, reloaded-
his revolver took ti rifle, and started
across the country, with a rosse of
tinned citi.ens In pursuit. When the
posse overtook him he took a position
behind a ti and held the citizens
at bay for nearly an hour. He was
wounded several times, and dropped
to his knee, but continued ' to shHt
until a bullet stuck ill the barrel of his
rifle. The pessen then closed in on
Stillw-ofl. riddling him with bullets.
None of the
Kock Island My Dear Santa Clans
I. am 4 years old. and. please, Santa
Clans. Idling me a doll and a buggy
dishes, table, or.'.nges, nuts, candy.
apples and bananas. If vou briny
me these things I will be very good
Cood-bye. KCXICK P.OSOLD.
04 Twelfth street.
Kock Island Dear Santa Clans: I
wi-.n t for Chri. ttnas n big doll, hiyh
chair for my drill, and a set of dishes
I hat is all; and lo not forget my
mamma and papa. (iood-bve. dear
Santa Clans. P.I-'SSIK KKXN I'DV.
Ill) West Seventeenth street.
Kind; Island Dtar Santa Clans; I
want for Christmas an engine, horn
and sled, and some oransres ami can
dy. That's all. KDWTX KKXXKDY.
110 West Sevententh street.
TOMMY SMITH ARRIVES
TO TRAIN FOR HIS FIGHT
Manager Cal Harris, of the Triangl
Athletic club, today opened training
quarters at Turner hall for tistie ar
tists who will appear in the tourna
ment at that place next Tuesday even
ing. The squad working tint there is
composed of Tommy Smith, the Chi
cago lad who will go against Hayes
Muhs. the lightweight champion of
Jowa: Frank Hloek, who meets Seb
Werthuiann; Kid Ammerman and
Pike Claneey. who will go up against
each other, ami Ole Olson and Kid
Uod. who will probably figure in the
other events in the near future.
Smith is easily the star and the
proceedings are being conducted with
special reference to getting him in
sihape to hang Muhs on a Christmas
tree. He is already in good condition
and only nee Is a little finishing off to
be as tine as a fiddle. His program
of exercise till next Tuesday will be
an eight or 10 mile road stunt in the
moining and an afternoon with
weights an.l gloves. it is while en
gaged with the latter that Smith
makes the others stand around.
Those who know something of af
fairs of the ring are looking for a
good match Tuesday evening. " Doth
Smith and Muhs are men of recog
nized prowess and 'both have shown
up favorably with the fastest men of
their weight. I'oth are young and
both have a great many more victor
ies than defeats in their past records.
They will use the lightest weight
gloves that go in a boxing content
and will go lo rounds for a decision.
The opening events will be six-round
iffairs. excepting the curtain raiser.
which will be a fanning match be
tween a- couple of local paper weights
md will last a.s long as the principals
wind holds out.
No Reliance In Vault.
Since it has been proven that the
strongest built vault can easilj- lie
opened by expert safe-crackers, the
treasury department has decided to
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and malaria, fever and ague. One
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Ordinary household accidents have
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All the news - all the time The
Argus. " ..
A Stealthy, Insidious, Weakening
Enemy to Women.
II r S! Illl llt.'l. rril tt t ' ' - Ni'R . . u k
RET. HARRIET R.
Kev. Harriet R. Edwards in a
Clinton, la., writes:
have found that Pervna Is a
peculiar to women. It quickly and
KEY. HARRIET R. EDWARDS, CLINT0X, IA.
and acts as a natural tonic to a worn-out
acase which was not greatly aided by
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These women get up in the morning
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Only through car line to Asheville,
N. C, Queen fc Crescent ynutc and
Queen r Crescent service Cincin
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best in the country.
Homeseekers' excursions the first
and third Tuesdays to points in Min
nesota, Iowa, .Nebraska and Dakota
via the C, M. & St. P. railway.
CM. St P.
For Christmas and New Year holi
day excursion tickets can be sold to
stations within a distance of 200
miles at one fare and one-third for
the round trip.
No excursion ticket to be sold for
less than 50 cents.
Tickets to be sold Dec. 24, 25 and 31,
1902, and Jan. 1. l'.MKI, limited for con-
... . . .
t unions passage m each direction anu
for going passage commencing date
of sale, with final limit up to and in
cluding Jan. 2, I'M);:.
For further information call at the
ticket olViee, foot of Seventeenth
street. 'Phone I'M?, west.
I,ow !tate via the Hock Island.
Homeseekers' tickets to a number
of points in the west an! southwest
on Dee. 16, Jan. and o0. Also on
same dates low one way rates to a
number of points west of the Mis
Holiday Kate via the ICoclc Iitlantl
On Dec. 24, 2. and HI, and Jan. 1 the
Hock Island will sell round trip tick
ets to noints on their line within 2(H)
miles at rate of fare and one-third.
good, for return to and including
C It. Q. Railway
For the Christmas and New Year's
lliilnvs v will Iiavp on s:ilf round
trip tickets on Dec. 24, 25 and 31, also
on Jan. 1, at rate ot one ana one-tniru
of the local fare, to any point within
00 miles. Same to be good for re
turn until Jan. 2.
The N Ickrl Flate Road
ill afford its patrons an opportunity
i tki ndvantas-e of low rates for
Christmas and New Year holidays, by
selling tickets at a fare anu a tniru
for the, round trip to all points on
their line, Dee. 24, 25 and 31, 1902, and
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Jan. l,' l!)03. lleturn limit including
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Harrison street and Fifth avenue.
For further information address John
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Reduced Kates for Holiday
The Nickel Plate road will sell tick
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1903, at rate of a fare and a third for
the round trip, to any point located
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Chicago city ticket office. 111 Adams
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