Documents of the City of Boston Volume 1, Nos. 1-15

Documents of the City of Boston Volume 1, Nos. 1-15

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1916 edition. Excerpt: ...the effects of illuminating gas in his room at 35 Temple street, West End. The indications point to suicide; the gas was escaping from a two-light fixture which was equipped with Boston keys and which were found to be in good condition.. Charles Cobb, 69 years of age, was found dead in his bathroom at 41 Russell street, West End, on July 11. It was a clear case of suicide, as one end of a gas tube was found by his side, the other end of which was connected with an open burner. The fixtures are of an old installation and were in good condition. Maranda Graham, 50 years of age, on August 7, while under the influence of liquor, attempted to end her life by inhaling illuminating-gas in her room at 347 Columbus avenue. She was found with a gas tube at her side and overcome by gas, but her condition was not serious. Miss Josephine Sullivan, 60 years of age, residing at 33 East Newton street, was found unconscious from gas which escaped from an open burner on August 17 and was removed to the hospital, where she recovered. It is supposed that she accidentally turned on the gas after putting out the light. The room contained a two-light fixture, equipped with Boston keys, which have been in place about five years and which were found to be in good condition. Mrs. Hattie C. Pike, 53 years of age, residing at 484 Blue Hill avenue, took her life by inhaling illuminating gas in her home on August 22. The gas fixtures, which. are of recent installation, are equipped with Boston keys and are in good condition. Celestina A. Diaz, 25 years of age, a lodger at 152 Shawmut avenue, attempted suicide in his room on August 27. He was taken to the hospital and recovered. Diaz attached a gas hose to the burner of a onelight fixture in his bedroom, carried the...
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