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The Maybrick Case.

The following London telegram, dated May IS, which appears in an American paper, gives some fuller details of a mysterious poisoning case referred to ip our cable messages recently Mrs Maybrick, a niece of Jefferson Davis, and a French Canadian aristocrat by birth, has been arrested at Liverpool on a charge of poisoning her'husband. May brick’s brother Michael, known as Stephen Adams, a musical composer, and other relatives, hesitated to act in regard to the reports circulated as to the cause of death. To-day County Magistrate Colonel Biddie, accompanied by the Chief of Police, went to tho Maybrick residence. They were told that the lady was ill in bed. Medical men were summoned, and after an examination they pronounced her fit to hear the charge, Her sister demanded to know the nature of tbe evidence. The Chief of Police responded that he had grave evidence that the woman had given arsenic to her husband from tims to time. The officials went to tbe bedroom where the woman lay, haggard, but composed. The magistrate directed that she be removed to Kirkdal Gaol, where she is now being attended by doctors and a nurse, The case has caused a great sensation.

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The Maybrick Case., Issue 7953, 8 July 1889

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The Maybrick Case. Issue 7953, 8 July 1889

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