J. O. Crone
From Kook Science
Jacob Otto Crone (January 3, 1864 - April 6, 1942) was an American magnetic healer associated with S. A. Weltmer and the Weltmer Institute of Suggestive Therapeutics at Nevada, Missouri.
- Crone, J. O. (1903), The Magnetic Healer's Guide; or, Personal Experiences in Magnetic and Suggestive Healing, Kansas City: Hudson-Kimberly Publishing Co.
Thompson Spree Killing (1917)
On 6 Apr. 1917, Louis Thompson, described as a patient of the Weltmer Institute, shot Crone and two other men, Charles Janes and John Cooper. Janes and Cooper would later die of their injuries.
- "SLAYS ONE; WOUNDS TWO. INSANE MAN RUNS AMUCK IN NEVADA STREETS. CHARLEY JANES DEAD. After Killing Attendant With Revolver Louis Thompson Went to Weltmer Institute, Where He Fired Three more Shots, Wounding Prof. J. O. Crone and Janitor Cooper.", The Weekly Post (Nevada, MO): 4, 13 Apr. 1917, https://www.newspapers.com/clip/119888559/slays-one-wounds-two-insane-man-runs/
- "COOPER DIES FROM EFFECTS OF WOUND. MAN SHOT BY INSANE PATIENT SUCCUMBS AFTER 14 DAYS. Had Expressed Confidence That He Would Recover Until Three Days Ago, When He Gave Himself Up — Bullet in Spine Caused Paralysis.", The Weekly Post (Nevada, MO): 4, 27 Apr. 1917, https://www.newspapers.com/clip/119888874/cooper-dies-from-effects-of-wound-man/
- "Prof. J. O. Crone, Magnetic healer who has been giving treatments in Nevada (Mo.) since 1899.", The Metz Times (Metz, MO): 4, 8 Oct. 1937, https://www.newspapers.com/clip/119894545/prof-j-o-crone-magnetic-healer-who/