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SUICIDE AT THE FALLS

ELIZABETH MCROBERTS

[WELLAND TRIBUNE, 24 September 1897]

Niagara Falls, N.Y., Sept. 21-Mrs. Elizabeth McRoberts, 65 years of age, threw herself into the Niagara River just above the Falls this afternoon. Her body passed over the Falls a moment later. Mrs. McRoberts left her home in Buffalo at noon today, telling her son that she was going out of town on business. She evidently took a trolley car direct to the Falls, and shortly after her arrival threw herself over. She had been in ill-health for some time, and this probably unbalanced her mind.

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