Jennie Fawkner 1882

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Jennie Fawkner 1882 - A Slioetnig Srnsation in St. Paul, A sipgular...
A Slioetnig Srnsation in St. Paul, A sipgular suicide occurred in St. FAU! recently.' A school b6y affection on the part AlbertDrake, a tixteen year old, for Miss Jennie, the fifteen year old daughter of Fawkner, developed into a wild'and' frantic passion. Tue mother of the girl interfered on account of the youth of the parties, though tbe girl delicately broke the news the motherly objections to the youth's adv he was inspired by jealousy to-jtaWner, After a bufd effort to shoot her uponfWsrreltsr which was frusirated by Ihe pretence of of the girl, be turned the ready, revolver fbimwl? *nd» tern)itated,bis , misemble Jife. There is every Ireiwin to belieVe'tn»t*iii%hie. as in tverv fimiUr c«ee, young Drake was , on in this netted passion by. the fatai-iBflu- ; toots of tljkt/claes of literatiite IcnnenbDl* known as ''yellow-bacSed." His^deatb ! wOu!B seem to be a warning to young and old tbat it letches the necessity of preventing gale of fire-arms to more boys, and the of them by any pereon.

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  1. Standard,
  2. 11 May 1882, Thu,
  3. Page 3

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