New York Times
WITH MURDERING HER FATHER AND HIS WIFE.
SHE APPEARED CALM WHEN THE WARRANT WAS READ TO HER—ANOTHER AUTOPSY UPON
THE BODIES OF
MR. AND MRS. BORDEN—WHAT WAS DONE AT THE INQUEST.
RIVER, Mass., Aug. 11.-Lizzie Borden is under arrest
murdering her father and step-mother last Thursday morning at their
home on Second Street.
She was brought into the
Second District Court room about 3 o'clock this afternoon, presumably
further evidence at the inquest. Miss Borden was accompanied by her
Mrs. Brigham. As was the case yesterday, all the proceedings were
behind locked doors.
from the third inquiry she was a physical and mental wreck and was
the matron's room. The inquest was adjourned about 4 o'clock.
District Attorney Knowlton
and other officials went to the Marshal's private office, where they
closeted for two hours. Shortly after 6 o'clock
City Marshal Hilliard and District Attorney Knowlton drove to the home
Andrew Jennings, who had been the family's attorney for some years.
returned at about 7 o'clock, and went into the matron's room, where
lying on the sofa.
The reading of the warrant
was waived. The lady took the announcement of her arrest with
calmness. Two women who were with her were much more visibly affected.
excitement on the
street was very great when the news of the arrest became known,
hours previous it was generally understood that Miss Borden was soon to
Miss Borden was searched by
Mrs. Russell shortly after she was formally placed in custody.
to-day, in answer to questions as to whether or not the police had
given up all
hopes of locating a murderer outside of the Borden family, that three
were already being run down and none of them would in any way implicate
member of the household. He said he had not been stinted in money nor
the City Government because of political complications.
has been proved that the
milk drank by the Borden family was not poisoned when it was taken from
Borden farm and brought to the city. Members of the family in charge of
farm drank it, and they were affected in no noticeable way.