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Allie's family - HAS HE KILLED HIMSELF? Where Has Frederic F....
HAS HE KILLED HIMSELF? Where Has Frederic F. Klokow Gone? A Sad Tale Told by Mrs. Klokow to the Police. Bafore Disappearing He Wrote Letters Announcing His Intention of Suiciding — The Details of His Career. A strange and pitiful tale of a mysterious disappearance has come to the knowledge of the police department. About a week ago Chief Glass received a letter from Mrs. F. F. Klokow, then in Ventura county, announcing that the poor woman's husband had disappeared, and that she and her two children were in destitute circumstances. Yesterday the unhappy wife and mother called at headquarters on Clerk Moffatt, and told the details oi her story. Frederic F. Klokow was born of Russian parents in Ktcnigsburg, Germany. At the time of his disappearance he was 37 years old. He is nearly six feet tall, straight as an arrow, has keen,•grayishblue eyes; a high, white forehead; a heavy, reddish moustache; a finely chiseled nose, and a distinguished, soldierly bearing. He is a' man who would attract attention anywhere by his dignified military manner and hie stern expression. Klokow had been a soldier in Europe, and came to this country in about 1880. He first engaged in farming, but could not accustom himself to the life, aud enlisted in Battery X, First artillery, U. 8. A., in which he served with credit until 1887. In the meantime he was married, and two children were the reEult of the union. After hia discharge Klokow came to the coast, and after a time obtained employment as a patrolman in Harry Morse's protective agency in San Francisco. He served for two years on the Montgomery street beat, and was universally popular. Four or live months ago Klokow brought hie family to Loa Angeles. He applied for a position on the police force, but failed to obtain it and was engaged by Capt. Emil Harris as a sub-patrolman. The work was not steady, and a few weeks ago Klokow was sent by C. D. Cock of 211 West F"irst street to Mr. Cook's ranch near Piru City, Ventura county. The ex-soldier took his wife and children with him. He only remained on the ranch a few days before he had trouble with the deputy foreman, who seems to have been too overbearing for Klokow's sensitive nature. At any rate on the 3rd of this month the missing man came back to Los Angeles to look for work. On the Bth he visited Mr. Cook, and obtained from that gentleman $3 and the promise that the difficulty at the ranch would be arranged. The same evening Mr. Cook received a letter from Kiokow, in which the latter declared that he was despondent from the ill-success of his efforts to get along in the world, and that he would kill himself. At the same time he thanked the recipient of the letter for his sympathy. On the morning of the 19th Capt. Emil Harris obtained a similar letter, and another communication to the same effect was received by . Mra. Klokow, who, with her children, was still at the ranch. Since that time nothing has been heard or seen of Klokow. The abandoned wife has come here to try and make a living for herself and her children. IN SOCIETY. entire They eat. John Messer, way Mr. H. Mr. S. Mr. Dr. Bauer, Mrs. May F. Mrs. and Gunn, Miss and Mrs. Edwards, Mrs. and John Mr. Mr. Mrs. Mr. Dr. Walz, Mrs. Mrs. Miss Anna Olcovich, Mr. and John F. Mr. and C. and Mr. Muller, Kerkow, aud H. Mr. Himmelstein, Sam Newmark, and Greber, Mr. Wangeman, Grand, Newmark, Louis, L. Camilla Shefl, The 45, hop South entertainment Grosser's by R. making General the charmingly Trapbagan. Miss Miss of duet Loomis, rendered

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  1. Los Angeles Herald,
  2. 20 Apr 1892, Wed,
  3. Page 6

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