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St. Paul Daily Globe (MN)
St. Paul Daily Globe (MN)
Contributed by klstacy_home

Description: Whose Remains? - Body of Unknown Man;
Couldn't Kill Himself

Date: September 27 1893

Newspaper published in: St. Paul, MN

Source: http://chroniclingamerica.loc.gov

Page/Column: Page 1, Columns 3 & 4

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WHOSE REMAINS?
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The Body of an Unknown Man Discovered
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Special to the Globe.
BRAINERD, Minn., Sept. 6. —John Vorge discovered the remains of an unknown roan near Jonesville, late yesterday afternoon, while picking cranberries in a marsh. The man was well dressed and the remains showed signs of having laid in the present place some time, as the flesh was entirely gone from the skull and hands. Coroner Dean will go out tomorrow with a party to bring the remains to this city, and ascertain, if possible, who he was and the cause of death.

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Couldn’t Kill Himself
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Special to the Globe.
BRAINERD, Minn., Sept. 6.—Suicide was attempted by R. Wright this forenoon over family matters, but without success. The man shot himself in the head with a revolver, but the bullet glanced, making an ugly scalp wound.

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