Mrs Thomas Meehan died 1 Jun 1900

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Mrs Thomas Meehan died 1 Jun 1900 - of to a to to MYSTEBIOUSSUICIDE OF A YQUHG...
of to a to to MYSTEBIOUSSUICIDE OF A YQUHG BRIDE Husband Was Rendered Speechless When He Found His Wife Had Killed Herself Special to The Inquirer. ATLANTIC CITY.May 31. Mrs. Thomaa Meehan, not over 20 yeara old, a bride of six months, this afternoon ended her life by drinking carbolic acid, which she had procured from a drug store near the Valley Green Hotel, on Arkansas avenue, where she was stopping with her husband. a young business man of Norwich, : Conn. Mrs. Meehan appeared to be - in her usual spirits to-day. and there was nothing .so, far as known to cause her to wish to die. Her husband was her devoted companion.- - - This afternoon after dinner Mr. Meehan went down to the beach in company with a friend, his wife, who usually accompanied him on these strolls, staying at the hotel, pleading the excuse of being minutes after he left the hotel. Her groan attracted attention and a doctor was called In. He used the usual means for counteracting the effects of the poison,-but the yoang woman sank rapidly. She' was . removed to the City Hospital for special treatment, but expired within an hour after her admission. An inquest will be heid to-morrow. .Mr: Meehan to-night said that he could not give any motive for his wife's rash act. He had returned to the hotel after his walk and was one of the most curious In the crowd about the building to learn the Identity of the person who had swallowed poison and was rendered speechless by the discovery that It was his wlfa

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  1. The Philadelphia Inquirer,
  2. 01 Jun 1900, Fri,
  3. Page 4

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