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Died Of Exposure

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Austin U.iiley. an eecentric okl colored man wlm bas for a uumber of years been prominem cnaracter about town. was found Mbadny noon lying dead in a fence corner near the county poor house. Bailey lefi Ann Arbor Satui'd'ay afternoon on the motor lntending to go al once to thf poor house. He was hcard from after he allgbted frui the car until iiis body was found yesterdny as stated. It is )resumetl that wiiile crossIng the IL'Ms 011 his way I i t'Jie pool house he bscame lost in the terrible snow and rain storm that tli-n raging and lying down by the fenee for shelter was o by tbe exposure aml colil. JBailey's frequent remark "Ise no ■comnion uiggah; Ise a Vlrglnny ni.-igali," is eoinmon property aboul toun. After thu war he carne to this eity where he has since lived. A ivw yeara ago the house on X. Fourih avenue where he made his home feil down, cilling his wifeand nearly klljing !ii:n. Lately he lias been staylng at the county housi'. He was a'bout M years old, altTionyh for ci.irht or ten yeara ho had alwaj aefl to be " 'bour 7i." An iiiini' -t was held in the sherife's office M ii(1 i whlch i. Quered a verdict In .".: ■ ; ■ with the atoove facts.


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Ann Arbor Democrat