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The day book. (Chicago, Ill.) 1911-1917, February 15, 1912, Image 6

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ist-pastor's arrest and confession-
When Horton was first arrest
ed Miss Brenker declared she7
would always love him, and
would "be waiting for him when
he was released from prison. The
wife in England also wrote to her
recreant husband, telling him she
would forgive him and take him
Horton chose the first of the
women he had wronged. Then
"Amanda Brenker sued for an an
nulment of her marriage, and the
ex-pstor will go back to England
when released.
Why Horton fled from his first
wife and attempted to lose his
identity has never been disclosed.
Here. is a brief chronology of
the last three months or so of the
life of C. W. Morse, ice king, bank
" wrecker and convict, who was let
loose by President Taft because
he was on his "deathbed."
. 1911 Nov. 19 Takes to his
bed in the United States peniten
tiary at Atlanta. His life is de
spaired of.
Nov. 26 Removed on a
stretcher from the prison to the
army post at Fort McPherson.
Dec. 27. Propper up in hos
pital bed and supported by straps
while photographed for President
Taft's'medical examiners.
1912 Jan. 12 Sentence com
muted '
Jan. 27. Re-moved in an am-
bulance-from the. post hospital to
an Atlanta hotel.
Feb. 6 Sits up five hours and
reads the papers at his hotel.
Feb, 7 Walks from hotel to
carriage, rides to railroad station
C. W. Morse.
and goes in roller chair along
platform to his parlor car.
Feb. 8-Arrives in New York'
after 27 hours' railway journey,
walks from train to a wheel-chair,
is taken to a taxi, rides to his
house and walks in.
Feb 13 Reported much im
proved at his home and in good
Feb. 14 Sailed for Europe.
About 30 above
Fair tonight and
Friday for Chicago
and vicinity; no im
portant change in
the temperature;
lowest" tonight
about 30 degrees
above zero; moderate southerly,
winds tonight becoming westerly;
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