From the New York Tribune, April 5, 1915:
“EASTER SADDENED BY FIVE SUICIDES
Deaths and Accidents in Wake of Blizzard Make Day a Tragic One.
CHARLES SCALLEN, FLORIST, ENDS LIFE
Another, Despondent Over War, Stabs Self Through Heart-Man Killed in L.I. Tube.
Misfortune stalked out of Saturday’s blizzard and Easter Sunday ended with a tale of suicide, accidental deaths and minor accidents that few days have equalled. Against this record the Tombs court set a mark that can be bettered in only one way, and that an absolutely clear docket. One case was all Magistrate Ten Eyck had to handle.
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