St. Louis Post Dispatch
St. Louis Post Dispatch
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Description: Tired of Life.

Date: February 17 1889

Newspaper published in: St. Louis, Mo.

Arcola, Ill., February 16.

Jacob WEBB, a wealthy and respected resident of Arcola, who attempted to commit suicide by cutting his throat last Wednesday night, was seen in his room today and insists that he will terminate his existence at the first opportunity. He is 76 years old and so badly afflicted with salt rheum that he declares his suffering to be intolerable.

Submitted: 04/04/12 (Edited 04/04/12)

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