Eugene H. Prather

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MI'OOK MIOOK MI'OOK MIOOK LADDMDM IIDINuir LADDMDM IIDINuir Ani And Aug. Aug Ani And Aug. Aug Ani And Aug. Aug Ani And Aug. Aug Despite pespUe Despite pespUe All Efforts BroItS. BroItS Efforti Efforts BroItS. BroItS Efforti Efforts BroItS. BroItS Efforti Efforts BroItS. BroItS Efforti Died Med Died Med Shortly Shorfly Shortly Shorfly Aftemtfs. Aftemtfs Afterwltds. Afterwltds Afterwards. Afterwards Aftemtfs. Aftemtfs Afterwltds. Afterwltds Afterwards. Afterwards Aftemtfs. Aftemtfs Afterwltds. Afterwltds Afterwards. Afterwards Aftemtfs. Aftemtfs Afterwltds. Afterwltds Afterwards. Afterwards Aftemtfs. Aftemtfs Afterwltds. Afterwltds Afterwards. Afterwards Aftemtfs. Aftemtfs Afterwltds. Afterwltds Afterwards. Afterwards EUGENE PRATHER COMMITS OOMMITS COMMITS OOMMITS SUICIDE SUICIDE. SUICIDE SUICIDE. He lIe He lIe "Ww Ww Wu Was "Ww Ww Wu Was "Ww Ww Wu Was "Ww Ww Wu Was Young South Bouth 8outh South Bouth 8outh South Bouth 8outh Carolinian Ca.rol1ni&n. Carol1nin. Carol1nin Caroll1an Carolinian Ca.rol1ni&n. Carol1nin. Carol1nin Caroll1an Carolinian Ca.rol1ni&n. Carol1nin. Carol1nin Caroll1an Carolinian Ca.rol1ni&n. Carol1nin. Carol1nin Caroll1an Carolinian Ca.rol1ni&n. Carol1nin. Carol1nin Caroll1an bat bu' bu but bat bu' bu but bat bu' bu but bat bu' bu but Dissipation DiIe1patJon PiMlpstlon Dissipation DiIe1patJon PiMlpstlon Dissipation DiIe1patJon PiMlpstlon Made Him Despondent. Despondent Deaponllent. Deaponllent De.ponUent. DeponUent Despondent. Despondent Deaponllent. Deaponllent De.ponUent. DeponUent Despondent. Despondent Deaponllent. Deaponllent De.ponUent. DeponUent Despondent. Despondent Deaponllent. Deaponllent De.ponUent. DeponUent Despondent. Despondent Deaponllent. Deaponllent De.ponUent. DeponUent Despondent. Despondent Deaponllent. Deaponllent De.ponUent. DeponUent He ne He ne Ended the Straggle. Straggle 8tru"1 8tru1 atrugglo Straggle. Straggle 8tru"1 8tru1 atrugglo Straggle. Straggle 8tru"1 8tru1 atrugglo Straggle. Straggle 8tru"1 8tru1 atrugglo Straggle. Straggle 8tru"1 8tru1 atrugglo Another ADotber Another ADotber tragedy traged tragedy traged was enacted .enacted enacted .enacted in Atlanta yesterday yesterdaYi yesterday yesterdaYi and Eugene Eageno Eugene Eageno H. H E H. H E H. H E Prather has bas has bas appeared appeared before his his. his his. fellow man for the last time. time time. time It is the same old old. old old. story of dissipation dJ8ilpaUon dissipation dJ8ilpaUon despair despair and suicide rnlclde. rnlclde suicide. suicide rnlclde. rnlclde suicide. suicide rnlclde. rnlclde suicide. suicide rnlclde. rnlclde suicide. AtC At-t' At t' t AtC At-t' At t' t AtC At-t' At t' t AtC At-t' At t' t AtC At-t' At t' t o'clock oclock o'clock oclock yesterday evening Officers Ollieen Ocers Officers Ollieen Ocers Officers Ollieen Ocers Jolly Whatley Whasley Whatley Whasley and Etberidge Etberld.e Etberlde Etberidge Etberld.e Etberlde Etberidge Etberld.e Etberlde found Eugene Prather Frather Prather Frather in the the. the the. back part of a barroom at the corner of Decatur and arid and arid Calhouu Calhoun Calhouu Calhoun streets iu il1 iii iu il1 iii iu il1 iii an unconscious uncol15Cious unconscious uncol15Cious condition. condition condition. condition He JlI lie He JlI lie He JlI lie was earned carried earned carried to the this the this station- station station' station- station station' station- station station' house h0U8e Louse house h0U8e Louse house h0U8e Louse at onco and medical Dledlcal niedical medical Dledlcal niedical medical Dledlcal niedical assistance asAlstance assistance asAlstance summoned. summoned. Dr. Dr Dr. Dr Kalph ltallh italph Kalph ltallh italph Kalph ltallh italph Smith responded responied responded responied and made every effort to save sav& sav save sav& sav save sav& sav the unfortunate man' man maife man' man maife man' man maife hie lite life hie lite life hie lite life but gave up the struggle strurgle struggle strurgle ana ann ana ann at 5 o'clock oclock o'clock oclock Prather was dead. dead dead. dead borne Some borne Some time before be was wa.i wai was wa.i wai was wa.i wai discovered drscovered discovered drscovered be he be he bad had bad had taKen an ounce of laudanum ofiaodannm laudanum ofiaodannm and the drug drur drug drur had taken snch such snch such a hold upon his system that all aU all aU efforts to eradicate it proved fruitless fruitless. fruitless fruitless. Numerous acquaintances of the man gathered gathered around him hilni him hilni and slapped and rubbed him for lor for lor three hours but for all the effect it had bad had bad the hus the hus body before them might ml.ht mlht might ml.ht mlht might ml.ht mlht have been stone atone stone. stone atone stone. stone atone stone. Not even or an instant did he be he be show signs of consciousness and the end --end end --end came caine came caine so quietly that hat that hat those nearest hardly bardly hardly bardly knew when the end had come. come Con1e. Con1e cone. cone come. come Con1e. Con1e cone. cone come. come Con1e. Con1e cone. cone come. come Con1e. Con1e cone. cone come. come Con1e. Con1e cone. cone come. come Con1e. Con1e cone. cone nhoHe Was. Was YL Was. Was YL Was. Was YL Eugene Eujtene Eugene Eujtene H. H H. H Prather Pralher Prather Pralher was about abou about abou twenty-seven twenty seven twenty.seven twentyseven twenty-seven twenty seven twenty.seven twentyseven twenty-seven twenty seven twenty.seven twentyseven twenty-seven twenty seven twenty.seven twentyseven twenty-seven twenty seven twenty.seven twentyseven years old old. old old. a printer by trade trade. trade trade. and a native natl\ natl native natl\ natl native natl\ natl of Williainston Williamston. Williamston Wilhlamaton Williainston Williamston. Williamston Wilhlamaton Williainston Williamston. Williamston Wilhlamaton Williainston Williamston. Williamston Wilhlamaton S. S S. S C C. C C. where his bls his bls mother motber mother motber lives today today the tbe the tbe matron of the Williamston WlllIamston Wihhiamston Williamston WlllIamston Wihhiamston Williamston WlllIamston Wihhiamston Female school. school chool. chool school. school chool. chool school. school chool. chool school. school chool. chool He was 11'1104 111104 was 11'1104 111104 was 11'1104 111104 of a good family and universally universally liked where he came from. from fronl. fronl Irons. Irons from. from fronl. fronl Irons. Irons from. from fronl. fronl Irons. Irons from. from fronl. fronl Irons. Irons from. from fronl. fronl Irons. Irons from. from fronl. fronl Irons. Irons He was a bard drinker and anrI and anrI that eventually proved his ruin and caused his hili his hili death. death de.\th. de. th. death. death de.\th. de. th. death. death de.\th. de. th. death. death de.\th. de. th. death. death de.\th. de. th. He had bad had bad been in \n n in \n n in \n n Atlanta for about two weeks and in ill in ill that time lime time lime bad done little work spending spelldiu spending spelldiu most 'most most 'most of hie hl hui hie hl hui hie hl hui time in dissipation dissipation. dissipation dissipation. It is supposed that when be he be he discovered bediseovered discovered bediseovered his money was all gone he be he be grew despondent aud and aud and took the he the he step which ended his huts his huts life. life IHe. IHe life. life IHe. IHe life. life IHe. IHe life. life IHe. IHe This morning Prather Frather Prather Frather was in conversation with wills with wills a friend and amid and amid seemed to be very gloomy. gloomy floomy. floomy gloomy. gloomy floomy. floomy gloomy. gloomy floomy. floomy gloomy. gloomy floomy. floomy One of his bls lila his bls lila his bls lila remarks in the light of after developments developments was striking. striking striking. striking Turning to his fnend friend fnend friend he hue he hue said1 laid said said1 laid said said1 laid said "Old Old "Old Old roan man roan man will you put pit put pit up 50 1.0 10 50 1.0 10 50 1.0 10 cents conts cents conts towards my funeral expenses expenses. expenses expenses. if I die soon A few hours iiours hours iiours after making that remark he ho he ho was waa was waa dead dealt. dealt dead. dead dealt. dealt dead. dead dealt. dealt dead. dead dealt. dealt dead. He lie He lie left no letter helter letter helter that gave Itave gave Itave a reason for his ra h act. act at't. att act. act at't. att act. act at't. att act. act at't. att A telegram tele2'r&m tele2rm telegram tele2'r&m tele2rm telegram tele2'r&m tele2rm was found in Ins 1115 Ins 1115 pocket addressed to A. A A. A 11 D. D B. B 11 D. D B. B 11 D. D B. B 11 D. D B. B 11 D. D B. B Williams Williususs Williams Williususs the editor of The Greenville Grllenville Greenville Grllenville S C C. C C. News Sews. Sews News. News Sews. Sews News. News Sews. Sews News. News Sews. Sews News. It read "Ii Ii "b b "Is Is "Ii Ii "b b "Is Is "Ii Ii "b b "Is Is "Ii Ii "b b "Is Is "Ii Ii "b b "Is Is "Ii Ii "b b "Is Is there any help for me bend Send bend Send to Keele.v Keelev Iseeey Keele.v Keelev Iseeey Keele.v Keelev Iseeey institute" institute huistitsime. huistitsime institute" institute huistitsime. huistitsime institute" institute huistitsime. huistitsime institute" institute huistitsime. huistitsime His friends believe that Oat that Oat Prather Prathere Prather Prathere s friends in Grcenvilie GrcenvlUe Greenville Grcenvilie GrcenvlUe Greenville Grcenvilie GrcenvlUe Greenville mado madu imiado mado madu imiado mado madu imiado up a parse purse parse purse to send selld coed send selld coed send selld coed him hiii him hiii to the Keeley leeley Keeley leeley institute institute. instlluto institute institute. instlluto institute institute. instlluto and allli aimi and allli aimi and allli aimi that U18t that U18t when uvien when uvien he lue he lue got to Atlanta Atlanta his isis his isis appetite for fur for fur whisky whldky whhky whisky whldky whhky whisky whldky whhky got Jot got Jot the she the she better of bun him bun him and he lie he lie spent all tire money and arid and arid found it impossible to take the tlJe the tlJe course of treatment. treatment treatmeut. treatmeut treatiiseut. treatiiseut treatment. treatment treatmeut. treatmeut treatiiseut. treatiiseut treatment. treatment treatmeut. treatmeut treatiiseut. treatiiseut treatment. treatment treatmeut. treatmeut treatiiseut. treatiiseut treatment. treatment treatmeut. treatmeut treatiiseut. treatiiseut treatment. treatment treatmeut. treatmeut treatiiseut. treatiiseut He then tLen then tLen wrote the thl the thl mebsage message mebsage message to Mr. Mr Mr. Mr Williams in tending to ask for inore more inore more holp. holp Lolp boip. boip holp. holp Lolp boip. boip holp. holp Lolp boip. boip holp. holp Lolp boip. boip holp. holp Lolp boip. boip and to have ba-ve ba ve have ba-ve ba ve have ba-ve ba ve have ba-ve ba ve the money moiuey money moiuey sent direct to the institute institute. institute institute. not being willing to trust himself himseJI himself himseJI with it but despair got the better of him and he ended the struggle struggle by suicide suicide. suicide suicide. It h It h is a pitiful story at best and his bls his bls death will 11'11I 1111I will 11'11I 1111I will 11'11I 1111I doubtless be a great shock to his friends in ha in ha South Sooth South Sooth Carolina. Carolina .uol\nL .uol nL Carolina. Carolina .uol\nL .uol nL Carolina. Carolina .uol\nL .uol nL Carolina. Carolina .uol\nL .uol nL Carolina. Carolina .uol\nL .uol nL Wylie Wrlie Wylie Wrlie Barclay arclay Barclay arclay have baTe have baTe charge of ot of ot the thus the thus body awaiting awaltinj' awaltinj awaiting awaltinj' awaltinj awaiting awaltinj' awaltinj orders for its ita its ita disposition from irons from irons the friends of Prather Prather. ralber Prather Prather. ralber Prather Prather. ralber who have bave have bave been notified notifiM notified notifiM of his bla his bla death. death death. death Tbe The Tbe The coroner conner coroner conner will hold an inquest over the Ute the Ute body at 9 o'clock oclock o'clock oclock this tbis this tbis morning. morning morning. morning TO K1 f YO\1D. YO1D. YO 1D. 1D YO\1D. YO1D. YO 1D. 1D YO\1D. YO1D. YO 1D. 1D YO\1D. YO1D. YO 1D. 1D YO\1D. YO1D. YO 1D. 1D KadeHim Madeflim KadeHim Madeflim .ame ame .ame ame evenlD WhMleyand f6spon ed aT. aT aT. aT s o'clock.Prather oclockPrather o'clockPrather o'clock.Prather oclockPrather o'clockPrather o'clock.Prather oclockPrather o'clockPrather tor for tor for consciousness. consciousness consciousness. consciousness tht en Who He 's. s 's. s and. and and. and s ly dlssip ion. ion ion. ion hlslDolley one. one one. one an 1 of. of of. of rash t S. S S. S anlrtei sm fl e'"tee I p Ig d ei t e mel saje Int Int 1\lIIn 1 lIIn 1\lIIn 1 lIIn 1\lIIn 1 lIIn stru brsuiclde. brsuiclde brsuiclde. brsuiclde I an Sou h or 'over over 'over over I f t t d s s i t IIE1OKLAIIIIA1III iii a * . a * . a * . s-a s a s-a s a s-a s a .5 5 .5 5 ap- ap ap- ap beforohis. beforohis beforohis. beforohis S . S . At or C. C C. C ay pendiug'nost pendiugnost pendiug'nost pendiugnost s de- de de- de theeditor him courseof Ii l ' . 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  1. The Atlanta Constitution,
  2. 21 Oct 1891, Wed,
  3. Page 6

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