Hines, Adolphus J. "The Fort Wayne Journal-Gazette" (Fort Wayne, IN)
WtQW - SS)JUAt Mi!.......... Mt4rfSelS , THE FOBT VyAYWE JQUBHAL n - NANGS HIMSELF, ADOLPHUS J. HINES TOOK OWN UFE IN BAF1N. HIS His Llfeleas Body Was Found Suspended, Suspended, From Rafter by 'strap Nd Reason for Rath Act Can Be Discovered. Discovered. 1 ' i U - AdolphtiH J. IUiich, of ?52C South Wayne avonuo, a well known con - li actor carn.'iitcr and a msniber ot 'Ihu police Mrce durmtr tho On k Icy adiuln - latratlon, endeil his life Wetlueuday i inoruing uy naiiKinK niniseit lit ino - rtVnu Iota r a l,oi4t I. a aha. fuof n.f TTtA fnJ " ' " " " "v i vi . j iiiruuacauic(Ui ouniii tvwrut) Hvniiu t' .... - ... . . ... ono 0 HaUUl DUt ma lv0 rr th0 mah act coitl.l bo founJ. I TUo dlstovcry of the luxly of tho (lead man was niude by his aim, RIohHiil lllnoa. Tho elder man was the lesitcc or tho barn In which he' look hs life, and lie was acoi to enter ' It about 10 t clock lu the morning At noon, when he did not conn to dinner, the boh went to tho barn lo hunt for him. ClimnhiK into the hay loft, he .i,rt,f,v,.r, - i, in iiiuiv,,, nil i,inir nuiiv - 'g frol a HtHy ,,,,101, 1rtc(lMi lroi trie riifters. The young man Jioiriried, ran to tho home of Superintendent of p"n,v i!.'"""" only a rew. loor" away.. That ofOeer Inuneillateiy went ''! "10 ,mi" a"'1 fw""1 lllat tlle un - '' nin was dead l"'cpaiatlnnH for the milclilo hail cil 1,nly ''" carofully male. A hltcli - '"K "tl had been Wound around the beam several times and wan tljd with " l,,nl 'rh' Kse was neatly '"ado and tho victim had mood on a carpenters horse lie bnd previously - cleared tho hay from beneath tho wisiden Inn se. so that the latter could easily ib kicked away whoa ho was ready to make the leap to death. 811111 ironing aid, Superintendent riorsllno 'k down the body, and lifter It bad - been viewed by tho coroner it was ic - - moved to the I'eltler undertaking; es - 'tabllshment and prepared for burial Coioncr HluV's Is of J he opinion that .dcnlh had been extinct for moro than an hour befoio tho lomnlun were ills covered Was a Good Officer. Mi Mines was bom in Ohio in 1X57. Tori) eight years aire He had lesided lu 'Fort Wuyne, however, for many yeais Ho was apiMiinled a patrolman on the police "foieo on May 27, 1891, and toon after ln became .the etatlon mas er 'Ilia entiy in connoctlon with his appuliniiic nt showel that ho was tie reel, ten and one half inch's lu height welched too aioun.la and was 'a 11 niilillc.ui In nollilcs I'hVhUallv he was one of th" hei.l built in - n o.i i told and be wnrf also one nt tho! I i iu luatesl. He was of a Jovial ilb - posl !., ... . . I """ " " ""1" ,f J"lenl am! J seiihe and he njueil Iho frieinlshlo J and icspect of all his fellow orTiceis - 'Ho hu. an excellent reciml as a pa - trolman on ono otcnslon II in told "f ,llnl ,hal he. fiwnm the .Maunfo r'"er in pursuit of two tirrendcis Ho slnrled aflor the men In the soulhern lrl of ih oily and ntron reaching the 1 1 Ivor no plunKCd In and swam ncrosa. the rclliws had liKi much start or him. however, niiil nerliiK that ha would be nimble lo catch them afoot, be secured a - bicycle. After a rim of Tour railes lnl the country, ho landed hla prisoners prisoners und brought them back a the citv. Mr nines remained on the forre until June. 189(1. .when he retired and rosuniei IiIj old vocation of contracting contracting carpenter No Motive Known. Absolutely no reason Is known why Mr. Illncs should have takftn his own Ufa. He wan prosperous In biiulrnMu. bappv In Ma family relations anil ho na' friends by tho hundred. C - .ly .x we,,, am his daughter. Miss AUa Mav JlnCJ. ,wa. married and alia., la now wl,n "r husband In New Vork on a wp'l(ll" tour. The surviving relatives 'nch'do the wire and eight children. r'Jr" "' who' ro nearly proHlratefl bv shock of th tragic, doath of tho , antfianil and fnHior. I "," uwueni was a niomner or tho Aiulent Order f Unite 1 Workman muI of tii? Modern Woodmen of mcrlcH.