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The New Era (Humeston, Iowa) Wednesday, 5 Aug 1891, page 2

Frank Adams, a young man who lived near Chelsea, committed suicide by cutting his bowels open with a pocket knife. Temporary insanity is thought to be the cause.

Estherville Daily News (Estherville, Iowa) Thursday, 13 Aug 1891, page 2

THE Bohemian farm-hand who suicided at Chelsea by cutting his own bowels out had been drunk since July 4, at which time he bought two gallons of alcohol.

Transcribed 4 Dec 2014 by Marilyn Holmes, for IAGenWeb.


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