The Final Victim

Saturday, August 30, 1919

The final victim of the olive poisoning, Jessie Sanford, died. Reports on Mary Bates said that she was barely holding on.

The headline of The Alliance Review  now referred to the dinner party as the “death banquet” as another victim is claimed.

State to Probe Death Banquet Headline from The Alliance Review, August 29, 1919

Mrs. Sanford could not survive, even with injections of a serum that was tried on her as a last resort.

Serum Used on Poison VictimThe Alliance Review, August 30, 1919

Tomorrow: Aftermath for the Morgan Family

Part 13