Month: May 2014

An extraordinary will

The American newspapers contain particulars of the remarkable will of Dr Everett Wagner, of Banksville. The testator, reflecting that he was shunned by his relatives – “who cannot, now that I am dying, do too much for my comfort –…

A man hung by a corpse

The Cincinnati Gazette says that on Saturday night last a body snatcher, who had stolen a corpse from a graveyard in the neighbourhood of that city, which he had placed in a bag, was hung while endeavouring to get over…