Dr. Frank Lindley - 4/1886

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Dr. Frank Lindley - 4/1886 - TWO MEN TIRED OF A PAIR OF SCNSATIOHAL....
TWO MEN TIRED OF A PAIR OF SCNSATIOHAL. SUICIDES, Dr. m»k Llndlor Shoot* Hlm-elf li* 0tf**U of CMMll»lll0 and Joh H T Ha jr !··* UkcwlM In Gr««uburB* Aecldenta,crim«s and misfortunes never come singly. This taut been week for Coiinellarille Two of her unfortunate sons, weary of ratio bnfletting ·gainst the rocks of Fate, ha\e parted the foil that hides the future »ie now travelers In that mysterious realm beyond the gra\ e Dr Frank Llndley and John T. Mahaney were ·ctora in ttwrtfl horribly realistic tragedies Dr. UniJley walked down Main street Wednesday avening about 7J o'clock.and entered the"* ough Houne barroom be met Joseph Freed, of Silts burg, acquaintance, nnd suggested a drink ley took Milter water and ua ho down said carelessly to Tom Wilson, the bartender, with whom bad been dickering *te\cral days for tbo purchase of a ]Lstol belonging t«o latter: ' 4 Tom,let mo seo that revolver ttgaln, I H ant to see if It a a c. rim flro " The weapon was Ingly banded over As tho barkeeper Rtooped to rinse tbo glasses, Undley out opon the aidtmalk, and before or Wilson could Intercept him, ho placed the muzzle of the weapon to thu ikis car and fired Tllfc PVTAL SHOT The s'reefc wa» eomparatUely deserted and the tragedy was witnessed b\ terror stricken newsboy* alone W thought the unfortunate man was tr\ to steal hb ret oh or, and rim out per, or nmi« door.to iutenopt him he reached the mdeitalk, ho found tlio corpse of Lindley lying on tho concrete pavement but a few feet away from lower door, bathed in blood Ho gave the alarm and the body was borne undertaking rooms of Porter and where a postmortem was held It was found that the ball, which w as a large calibre, had entered tbe brain just the right ear. catting tbe lobe in it* passage It took an upward and forward course and lodged lust under the skin over the left temple. Peatn must have been instantaneous The remains were taken to tbe residence his mothei, Mrs Mary Lindley, on Main street, esterday, ·whence the funeral will take to-dry 1 o'clock, 'Squire Campbell impaneled ft jury consisting of B B. Cox, P Brooks, James Martin, John Davidson, Jacob Chain and Peter Solsson.who viewed the remains, heard the evidence rendered a verdict in accordance with Acts. RUIN 3D BY KtTM. Dr. Frank M. Undley was a young physician, 32 years of age, career has been clouded by excesaho indulgence in di Ink Tills is not the attempt he has mode upon hit life. some years past he has pract ced modi- cine at Mill Run, this county, married Miss Ella Cu turnings, last November. About a year ago, during period of their engagement, he became angered at her conduct at a dance, upon their return he moodily told she -wonld be sorry for what she done. Going to his room, he placed revolver directly over his heart and Providentially, the ball struck a rib glanced orT.inflloting a mere flesh Latterly he had decided to locate in Lenient, and for the past few dajs his wile have been stopping with mother, pending the removal of their household effects. For some time he been drinking heavilj. On tho evening in question, ho qi arrelied with his because she declined to go to tho house with him She was jnwell Mrs. Lindley adused her not to go Frank went down street hi a rage Meeting his brother Charley, ho bado him farewell forevor.btit'he latter attached importance to his significant word**

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  1. The Weekly Courier,
  2. 09 Apr 1886, Fri,
  3. Page 1

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