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h«r Cincinnati, and marriage union are Oscar do- or weeks. that -court and ·uf- jau. NELLIE BLY, FAMED FOR 72 1-2-DAY TRIP ROUND WORLD, DIES KEW YORK, Jan. 27.--Nellie Bly, newspaper woman, who achieved fame by a Spectacular trip around the world In record time, died today at St. Mark's hospital. Pneumonia, from which Bhe had suffered two weoks, was the cause of her death. ., Nellie Bly's trip around tbe word was made for the New York World to prove the possibility of Jules Verno s Imaginative story, "Around the World In Klghty Days." She went Verne more than seven better finishing the circuit In a Httla more than seventy-two and one-ha.f In later years she devoted most of her activities to solving th'e heart -problems of young women who nought ad- Vice through her newspaper column. At tho time of her death sh was a of tho staff of thd New York E«alng J ,°in "private life. Nellie Bly -was Mrs. Elisabeth C. Seaman, Mra. Seaman, whose maiden name was Bllwbeth CocHran. was the widow of Robert U Seaman, a wealthy Chicago ma^ufac- turor, who married her at the'age 01 72.' She was then not quite 30. Fifteen years later, Mr, Seaman died, leavlnc to hie wife sole ownership of he ifbnclad/ Manufacturing Company and the American Stoel Carrel Company. She attended to the management of these two concerns until the* affairs became Involved and thoy were forced into bankruptcy. , She wah GC years old at the Jlme -her--deftthi _

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  1. The Indianapolis Star,
  2. 28 Jan 1922, Sat,
  3. Page 7

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