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Subject: [Bklyn] Brooklyn Union May 9, 1882
Date: Mon, 28 Jan 2002 14:22:01 EST


Brooklyn Union May 2, 1882

AN OLD MAN MISSING
DAVID MEAD, aged 75 years and living ay No. 652 Madison street, left
home yesterday morning to purchase some slothes polls at a planing mill
corner of Bushwick avenue and Losciiusko street. he made the purchase and
started for home, but since that time has been seen. He wore a black suit.

MURDER AND SUICIDE
FRANCIS B. AMES and his wife MARY L. AMES, were found dead last
night in the front parlor ofn the first floor of the boarding house No. 307
West 14th. street, New York, kept by Mrs. E.T.HAIGHT. A brief examination
which was made by the police satisfied them that during the previous night
AMES murdered his wife and afterward committed suicide. Mrs. AMES was 48 and
Mr. AMES was 3 years her senior. They were both natives of Bangor Me., from
his youth, followed the sea, and at the time of his death was the commander
of the ship Llewellyn J. Morse, in which he possessed a quarter interest.
trans by Anna


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