tSDAY, JULY 26,;f917
MISS RUBY Bl 1 tskf<; mm 1 IFF s
Unbalanced Mind Leads Her to ■' Commit the Deed—Was U, of M. Graduate
. The village of Elmore was shocked last Sunday afternoon when it learned, that Miss Ruby Bair, niece of the Hatha ways, had committed suicide by hang¬ ing in the attic of the home of her uncle, H. S. Hathaway on j 2 West Fremont street. While her| relatives here knew she was in a ; n condition that required constant jt watchfulness they never sns-. Is pected her of planning such a j u deed at the time. | n
'•On Saturday she had acted | r somewhat strange wlien she went r to the Elmore Garage -and hired : i an auto to take her to Genoa, j i froni which place she was taken i 1 to Bradner and finally to Roller s.- viUe« In the meantime she was missed and search made which resulted in 'locating her at Rol- lersville with friends. She was brought home Saturday towards]: evening and it was then decided I j to carry out a plan previously . agreed upon of taking her to a private * sanitarium at Marion, Ohio, for treatment. Arrange- j < merits had been made to start] Sunday morning but Miss Bair, generally known as "Dollv" Bair, ] begged off by pleading weariness, j Her uncle finally consented, to j postpone the trip until Monday and to ease her Dr. 'Willett was called to give : her t something to quiet .her nerves and put her to sleep." It was one -o'clock when] her aunt went with her to her< room, gave her a massaging and j a sleep tablet end then left her to j ;rest. '},. -
Only a short time after her aunt left her she felt a jar ami going up to the room again found it empty. Mr.' Hathaway then joined in the search which ended by' finding her lifeless body in the farther end of the attic be¬ hind the water tank. She had
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