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Bodies Of Nine Infants

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Parent Issue
Day
4
Month
August
Year
1899
Copyright
Public Domain
OCR Text

St. Joseph, Mich., Aug. 3. - Thebodies of six infants were found early Tuesday morning in the cellar of the National hotel on Main street and a further search revealed the remains of three more in the rear yard of the building. All the bodies, according to the present tenant of the place, Mrs. Schaefer Eiaenburger, bore evidence that the infants had been born alive and strangled. The discovery has given rise to all sorts of surmises and great excitement prevails. The hotel for raany years was occulied by a Mrs. Emma Decker and, asalleged, bore a questionable reputation, bnt no suggestion of such crimes as this discovery had ever beenhinted. No charges have been made against the former occupants of the premises. Indeed, their whereabouts are not known to the pĆ³lice, although they are said to be in the northern Dart of the stat