susan sublette suicide attempt apr 11, 1897....wrong susan sublette per PK.

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susan sublette suicide attempt
apr 11, 1897....wrong susan sublette per PK. - de a American capital. WANTED TO MEET HER DEAD...
de a American capital. WANTED TO MEET HER DEAD LOVE. AGED MRS. SUBLETTE JUMPS INTO THE RIVER. SAVED BY HENRY SCHROEDER. A Widow Who Desired to Go to Her Husband, Who Died Two Years Ago. Mrs. Susan Sublette attempted suicide yesterday afternoon by jumping from a wharfboat into the river at the foot of North Market street. She was rescued and sent to her home not seriously Injured by her plunge. About 4 p, m. Henry Schroeder, an Ice dealer at Second and North Market streets, saw Mrs. Sublette walk east on North Market Market street toward the river. She is 65 years' old and was quite feeble. She was clad In black and wore a heavy dark cape. As she passed Schroeder's place she was mumbling to herself and paid no heed when Mr. Schroeder spoke. The ferry was not line to leave for some time and Schroeder wondered where the old lady was going. As she neared the river he noticed that she paused and looked back, apparently to see If she was observed. Then phe walked rapidly forward to the wharf boat. She took off her cape and laid it on a eat. She took off her bonnet and laid It on her cape. Without looking to the right or left she walked rap.dly across the boat and threw herself into tha water. Schroeder had been watching her, and when he divined her intentions he ran to save her. The water where she leaped was shallow, and when Schroeder reached the river's bank he saw the woman floundering about in the water. He waded in and dragged her to the bank. He called for help, and several men assisted in carrying Mrs. Sublette Sublette ashore. She was not Injured by her plunge and promptly told her name and gave her address. address. Schroeder had a spring wagon hitched up in front of his place. Mrs. Sublette Sublette was placed in the seat and was hurriedly hurriedly driven to her home. She lives with her daughter, Mrs. Frederick Frederick Gray, at 120 Monroe street. Mrs. Gray said that since her father's death two years ago her mother bad been brooding brooding constantly nnd she suspected that her mind was affected. In Mrs. Sublette's cat)e. which was fotinrt on the wharf-boat, wharf-boat, wharf-boat, there was a letter signed by her. It said that her children had teat- teat- ea ner Kinniy, but she wanted to meet her husband. She asked the forgiveness of her daughter.

Clipped from St. Louis Post-Dispatch11 Apr 1897, SunPage 7

St. Louis Post-Dispatch (St. Louis, Missouri)11 Apr 1897, SunPage 7
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  • susan sublette suicide attempt apr 11, 1897....wrong susan sublette per PK.

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