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 - A FATAL JERROK Frederick Keller Swallows...
A FATAL JERROK Frederick Keller Swallows Carbolic Acid hy Mistake The body of Frederick Keller a native of Germany aged 63 years lies at the city Morgue awaiting the result of the Coronert inquest Keller was a man ot means residing at 1523i Leavenworth street lor several months he bad been suffering from an eruption on his Tight leg which he treated with carbolic acid In his bedroom he kept the bottle of acid beside a similar bottle containing a light - colored medicine which he took internally Yesterday moraine when Keller awoke he took up the carbolic acid by mistake and drank a heavy dose At once be began to feel a burning sensation in the stomach A few minutes later when he called at the grocery store at 1603 Leavenworth street be informed the clerk that he believed he bad drank from the wrong bottle A physician was sent for but before he arnved Keller was dead The deceased leaves a widow and several children

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  1. San Francisco Chronicle,
  2. 17 Nov 1889, Sun,
  3. Page 14

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