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Doctor Dumped Severed Body Into Creek, Chauffeur Says

Oct. 26, 1909, Union Bombing 
Labor activists in Indianapolis set off four precisely timed bombs targeting a contractor using non-union workers. One bomb destroyed a barn at his home, two bombs wrecked buildings under construction and the fourth damaged a building at his plant.

Oct. 26, 1909, Abortionist
A chauffeur testifies in the trial of Dr. George A. Fritch, accused of killing Maybelle Millman of Ann Arbor, saying that  Fritch threw three heavy sacks into Ecorse Creek.  

"Have you been killing someone?" the chauffeur asked.

"You are not supposed to know anything," the doctor replied.

"Millman's body was found in three sections in sacks in Ecorse Creek and lower Detroit River early last September. The police decided the body showed evidence of a criminal operation," The Times says.

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