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Suicided In His Daughter's Presence

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Day
23
Month
March
Year
1888
Copyright
Public Domain
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Detroit, Mich., March 16. - John Holstein, a tailor, killed himself Thursday morning, after saying good-bye to his daughter She stood within two and a half feet of where he sat. As she turaed she saw the flash of a pistol. Her father fell over. She went to his assistance, but he was dead. The coroner found a note from a constable to the effec that if Holstein did not pay his rent by noon Friday his things would be moved out of th house. That was why he shot himself. Ho] stein was √ľO years old, sober, and industrious.

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Ann Arbor Argus
Old News