Middletown Daily Argus (Middletown, New York), 18 January 1897, Page 1
Cigarettes AQected II In Hind. Buffalo, Jan. 1$. -- Benjamin L. Davies, who killed his w i f e and committed suicide at Rugby, Tenn., Saturday, was well known in this He was 33 years old. Several years ago he was steward at the Niagara botel. Mrs, Davies was a daughter Mrs. Lydia Brown of this city. Private Private advices from Rugby says that Davies was suffering- from excessive cigarette smoking-, which, it was though^, had affected his mind. Steamer Assyrian Floated.