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Committed Suicide.

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Parent Issue
Day
21
Month
April
Year
1899
Copyright
Public Domain
OCR Text

The yonug actress, for whorn John U. Fricic, a young Ypsilantian, who at one time worked in the Chicago shoe house iu tbia city, committed suicide last January, coinmitted suicide beiself in Detroit Tuesday nigbt. She tcok 50 ceDts worth of morphiue and calling a bell boy at the hotel where she roomed she gave him a letter to be given the coroner whicfa was addressed to her mother saying good bye and asking for forgiveness. A physiciau was called and worked over the girl without success. At 6 o'clock she had rncoived a note signed Fred, telling her that the writer was unable to see her auy more and had left the city. Lottie Elwood, the girl who thus committed suicide, was a vaudeville dancer and was 22 years old. Two men have committed suicide on her account, Oue was a inerchaut and the other was young Frick. Shortly before Frick's suicide Lottie took a Jarge dose of morphine aud was iiemoved to Grace hospital.. Shortly af ter her recovery Frick, who was in lóve with the pretty little actress, called ou her and asked her to die with him. She refused and he then went to bis apartxnents where he swallowed enough carbolic acid to kill two niMí, aud was found dead in his room the next day.