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Description: Arsenic Mixed in Bread.

Date: December 9 1888

Newspaper published in: St. Louis, Mo.

Parkersburg, W. Va., December 8.

Mrs. Ephriam MORRIS of Wetzel, while making bread for dinner on Thursday morning, mistook a package of arsenic for baking powder and mixed some of the poison with the flour. MORRIS died from the effects of the poison, and three of her children who ate of the bread are not expected to live.

Submitted: 02/02/12 (Edited 02/02/12)

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