The Shelby Republican
Papers were made out yesterday by County
Clerk W. A. Posey, at Rushville, asking that Ebert Emmons, 38, married,
of Manilla, be admitted to the East Haven Asylum for the insane at Richmond.
Tuesday, February 13, 1906
GOES INSANE FROM
USE OF MORPHINE.
(From Friday's Daily.)
Emmons was adjudged a
person of unsound mind in Squire Smart's court at Manilla, on the
4th inst. Doctors Barnam and E. D. Jewett were the
examining physicians. Five years ago Emmons lost a leg as the result of a
fall under a train. He then began to use morphine to ease the pain and he
finally became a morphine fiend, taking as much as 12 grains per dose. He
labors under no particular hallucination, but is inclined to be morose and
Contributed by Phyllis Miller Fleming