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San Saba News (TX)
San Saba News (TX)
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Description: His Troubles Ended - Late Professor of A. and M. Suicides

Date: May 13 1892

Newspaper published in: San Saba, TX


Page/Column: Page 2, Column 3

A Late Professor of the A. and M. College Suicides
SEGUIN, Tex., May 6.—Dr. Rudolph Wippretcht, late professor of languages of the Agricultural and Mechanical college at Bryan and editor of the Seguin Deutche Zeitung, suicided at 10:50 o’clock yesterday morning by shooting himself in the temple with a 45-caliber Colt six-shooter. The ball entered the right temple and lodged in his head. The coroner was immediately summoned but has not yet rendered his verdict. Dr. Wippretcht was a learned man and was one of the most highly respected citizens of west Texas. He was for a lifetime a resident of New Braunfels and only lived in this city about six weeks. He has a wife and children in Houston who have been telegraphed of the unfortunate occurrence. No cause can be assigned for the rash deed as he was apparently happy and in good spirits. So far no letter has been found giving any reason for the rash act. Dr. Wippretcht was well and favorably known throughout the state.

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