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 - a It L ENDS OWN LIFEAT Francis Morgan Barber,...
a It L ENDS OWN LIFEAT Francis Morgan Barber, Retired, Commits Suicide Over Death of Baron Rosen. Capt Francis Morgnn Barber, seventy-sir yearn old, of the United States Nnvy, retired, committed sui cide early to-day by cutting his throat with a razor at tho University Club, 5Uh Street and Fifth Avenue, where bti had been living for some time. He was found In a basement washroom by a portor, who forced the locked door. His right hand 'held tho razor, the cssfe for which was In hta pocket. A doctor from Flower Hos pital said ho had been dead only a short time. According to a friend, Capt. Barber had been grieving over tho death of his friend of forty years. Baron Rosen, who died from having been hit by a tail cab recently. As far as known, Capt Barber left no explanation of his suicide. Ho vUlted hlfl sister, Mrs. a SL Thompson, No. 2014 Sovcnth Avenue, yesterday, and she noticed ho seemed nervous, a condition apparent also to acquaintances when he returned to the club late last night. Capt. Barber was born In Ohio and was graduated from Annapolis in 18G5. Ho had various commands during his naval career and In 1895 was naval attache In Japan and China. Ho retired that year. His wife, long a sufferer from bron- chltls, died suddenly at tho age of sixty-eight In Switzerland In 1914. NAVA CAPTAIN UNIVERSITY

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  1. The Evening World,
  2. 30 Jan 1922, Mon,
  3. Page 3

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