Went to Bed with Corpse

*From the Omaha Daily Bee, Omaha, Nebraska, 8 August 1907, page 1

And this headline …

Editor in Bed with Corpse Article

*From the Lawrence Daily Journal, Lawrence, Kansas, 10 August 1907, page 1

Talk about sensationalized journalism! This story made its way across the front pages of newspapers across the country. Poor Major James Morton just wanted a good night’s rest. Perhaps if the man and woman had not entered the room to keep watch, he would have slept soundly and undisturbed with his silent roommate.