Robert Kringel's heart broken
Girl's Photo to earf, j j j j j ; ; ! i taxi-cr falr-pr shorl- twenty-four-hoiti 1 iSfcii I, j " i ' MYRTLE EBKRHART. W8' ' Last Note I 4 iiin.i., v GERALD KRINGEL. RrinKPl's last note, to his sweetheart. Mis F.bprhart; "Pcnse forgive we, for lining anything ngrtiwtt ynvr wish. I am nrcrry jorry, rirnr, thnl she ewe hetirern VI. "Myrtle, rtin ynn ever fnr-give n lout smil fnr betraying yon and the trvst yn nhired in nref "Life ran nnt e.Tlst fnr me without ynii. Thert is nothing left fnr me to live, tnr. You hare, taid I ran nnt have ynn for my owm. " ynu tr id rail me I trill he happy for a tew minvtet if not, gnotLby. "I am- leaving. OraM." Dies by Own Hand After Sweetheart, Myrtle Eberhart, Refused to Forgive His Unfaithfulness. on so Wllh a picture of his fiance over his heart, the hody of Gerald Kringel. 19 years old, was found in the southwest corner of McHenry park by street car men early this morning. A self-inflicted bullet wound in his right temple caused his death. The girl. Mvrtle Eberhart. 22 years old. 2919 Cottage :irove avenue, recently jilted him after he came to her and aiuKronfessed he had been untrue. She rejected his pleas for .ILmirnnuie ! The youth is the son of C. E. Kringel. state checker. , Kringel came to Des Moines from Atlantic, la., a year ago. I n rvas employed bv the Bankers Life company. As (he hodv was found, his right hand clutched a revolver, he had taken from a dresser drawer containing the personal effects of his roommate, Clarence Buckley. Kringel roomed with Buckley at ,170(1 Cornell avpnue. His left hand held his sweetheart's picture over his heart. Fiance Prostrate With Grief Miss Rberhart was prostrated with grief after being notified of the tiiclde, by detectives. On the verge of hysterics, she was unable to talk coherently with them about the affair. A short time ago Krlr.gel became interested In another girl, according to detectives'. Later he repented, and begged Miss Eberhart to overlook his being "untrue. " This she refused to do. Yesterday he wrote her a special deliverer letter, asking her to call him. Rhe did not realir.e the mental torture the youth was enduring and did not call, apparently. Oitring the evening. Kringel wrote a note to his roommate. Buckley, which said he was going to commit suicide because he had nothing to live for and gave directions as to what should he done with some letters he had written. Roommate and Police Find Body Buckler, fearing Kringel would carry out his threat, and noticing yes-1 njR elin was gone, notified police, and search was instituted for him. i m(f nn could be found, j This morning street car men saw the body lying on s pathway the!. .. , n,. ,-t f .w. ... track and after Investigation nntl. be i"""1" " riea poure. re-1 A brother. Psnl Kringel, sn attorney at Atlantic, la., is on his t .ov tn Ilea Mo nes. 1 ne rainer. neinre oecoming b sihip rnecser. Bs auditor of Cass county.