Emil Ruelly-Shoots Himself -1871
Posted By: cheryl moonen (email)
Date: 9/16/2017 at 21:29:46
Sunday, July 23, 1871
Paper: Dubuque Daily Times (Dubuque, Iowa)
Emil Reully, a jeweler of Nevada, Story County, while out gunning, accidentally shot himself dead. He had just discharged one barrel, and was about to reload, when the other barrel of the gun went off and struck him above the eye, tearing off his scalp and part of his brain. He fell and never spoke. He leaves a wife and two small children. He age was about 23 years. About a year ago he was robbed of all his stock in trade by two thieves, one of whom professed to be a jeweler.
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