Cincinnati Enquirer 28 Jan 1909
PLUNGED Into Sea From Steamer Princess Anne Rash Deed of James Scheuer. arsciAt, dispatch to rat bicqcibek. New York. January 27. James Scheuer. a wealthy young man who lived with his mother at No. 30 West Ninety-seventh Ninety-seventh Ninety-seventh street, plunged Into the sea from the deck of the Old Dominion Liner Princess Anne when she was at sea Tuesday Tuesday night, en route from New York to Norfolk. Va. according to dispatches 1 celved here to-night. to-night. to-night. Ill health resulting In temporary Insanity Is assigned aa the reason for Scheuer taking his own life. Mrs. Carl Scheuer, his mother, was prostrated prostrated at her home over the news. The young man was on his way to Virginia Beach In search of health and was accom panied by his secretary, William Dowel, who was commissioned to act as hli guardian. The Scheuer family came to New York from Cincinnati, where they had amassed a fortune. - James Scheuer was a nephew of Mrs. Isaac Loeb, of this city, and a cousin of Mrs. Dr. David I. Woifstein, Mrs. Samuel Wolfstein, Mrs. Isaac Pichel and Miss Clara Loeb. of this city. His father, the late Carl Scheuer, waa a brother of the late Jacob Scheuer, of the firm of Mayer, 8cheuer. Offner & Co. The young man and his folks formeily resided in this city.