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A daughter, 18 years old, of Elder George C. Harding, editor of the Indianapolis Sunday Herald, confessed to her father last Thursday that she had beed seduced by Joel Moritz, a prominent married man and merchant tailor of that city, and had taken laudanum to destroy her life rather than endure the shame of exposure. The Elder went for Moritz and shot him. The lady died, Moritz dangerously wounded, and Harding arrested.

Newspaper: Porter County Vidette
Date of Publication: August 27, 1874
Volume Number: 18
Issue Number: 35
Page: 3
Column(s): 3

Key to Newspaper Publication Locations:
    Newspapers Published in Chesterton, Porter County, Indiana
                Chesterton Tribune
                The Tribune
                Westchester Tribune

    Newspapers Published in Valparaiso, Porter County, Indiana
                Porter County Vidette
                Practical Observer
                Valparaiso Practical Observer
                Vidette and Republic
                Western Ranger

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Obituary/death notice transcribed by Steven R. Shook


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