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A Murder Conspiracy

Auhtor: Arthur Cheney Train

Language: english
Published: 1908

Genres:

non fiction
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Review by M. Erb, June 2010


Rating: (*****)
Copyright: Public Domain in the U.S.
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Excerpts from the Book 'A Murder Conspiracy':

... as criminal and civil litigation are concerned, have been the subject of private study and public argument for more than seven years. Mr. Rice was ...
... of the valet Jones and in the testimony of the medical experts who performed the autopsy. Jones, a self-confessed murderer, swears that upon the advice ...
... first visit to Rice's apartment was made under the assumed name of Smith for the purpose of discovering whether the valet could be corrupted into furnishing ...
... thought the will unjust that he did not think it right to leave so little to relatives, and later he brought to Jones a rough draft of a will which could ...
... was engaged in bitter litigation against Rice. The best way out was for Patrick to pose as a lawyer who had brought about a settlement of this expensive ...
... Jones a substitute check with Rice's signature traced upon it. All three checks passed through the banks unsuspected. Traced signatures were also substituted ...
... letter, dated August 3d. The cremation letter from Mr. Rice, authorizing Patrick to cremate his body, shows that Patrick intended to do away with ...
... which might have resulted seriously had it not been for the mercurial pills which promptly relieved him. The reader should observe that practically ...
... morning. Patrick asked. You had better wait until Monday morning comes, replied Dr. Curry. Do you think he will be able to go down town next ...
... already procured the chloroform from Texas, as has been stated, and had turned it over to Patrick. He says that that afternoon he procured this from ...
... send for Dr. Curry, and telephoned to Patrick that Rice was dead. Jones had no sooner telephoned Patrick that Rice was dead than the lawyer hastened ...
... had occurred, instructing him to say that the check was all right in case the Swensons should inquire. Half an hour later Short returned to Swenson's, ...
... say that Rice was dead. And in accordance with this Jones informed Swenson that Rice had died at eight o'clock the previous evening. It was thus clear ...
... by Jones with the cremation letter in his pocket and his urn of ashes under his arm. But the telegram did arouse suspicion, and Baker and Rice immediately ...
... she was remembered in the will and that it would be worth her while to stand by himself and Patrick, who would see that she was taken care of. Meanwhile ...
... lungs were congested. Dr. Donlin spoke of their being congested all over while Dr. Williams characterized it as an intense congestion of the lungs-coextensive ...
... a charge of forgery and held for the Grand Jury. Bail was fixed at ten thousand dollars each, but was not forthcoming. On October 21st, Mr. House, ...
... nothing could be of greater value to the two parties concerned than the means of proving that the death was not unnatural. This, in the most abbreviated ...
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