Search America's historic newspaper pages from 1836-1922 or use the U.S. Newspaper Directory to find information about American newspapers published between 1690-present. Chronicling America is sponsored jointly by the
National Endowment for the Humanities and the Library of Congress. external link Learn more
Image provided by: University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign Library, Urbana, IL
Newspaper Page Text
'PUT.ON MY TOMBSTONE, ,
. HE LOVED AND" LOST"
Note Left By Youth Who Shoots
I Self Through, Heart'.ori Busy
Denver, Nov. '3. T. Jefferson
Ivans walked into the center of a
crowd on a busy ddwnfown street
today and shot himself through
.the heart. ' v
' He was 21 years, old,' and 'the
son of iT. J.. Ivans," 7. Cannon
.street. New York. " . ,
f In the youth's room was found,
a, notebook and a package ot let
ters 'from his mother.
r On ihe first page of the note
bpok was wrjtten:
"Write on my tombstone He
loved and lost." . ' ;
"A man who believes a woman
can be.tftie js a fool.
f "A millionaire can buy women
by the score. A poor man has "no
right to feelings.
- "Oscar Wilde wrote, Yet each
"man kills the thing he loves.' How
about the men who "are-killed by
the things they loved? "
-- "I am.nofa pessimist-! mere
ly have discovered some funda
mental truths." " - '
Among the letters irom Ivans"
toother was "a recent one in which
.was -written: ; .
' . "Mary Has married a New York
, u It is bejieved that .Maty is the
girlwhose. unfaithfulness caused
Ivans to take his own life."
j Twenty-five .million squirrels
ar$ -kille'd yearly in Russia fof
theuvsklns...'- . v .
Car Men Organize as Company's
Spies Watch Wrong Hall.
Toledo, O., Nov. 3. After
tricking the spies of company, the
street car, motormen and conduc
tors organized here today, and
will demand an increase in
wages, better working conditions
and recognition of the union.
It 'was understood that the
company intended to fight bitter
ly any attempt on the part of the
men to organize.
The dismissal of all who took'
a leading part in the organization
was held up by the company as
a boogy to frighten the" men.
The men advertised a mass
meeting-Jit Moose hall for last"
night. -&s was expected, the
spies of the company flocked to
Wbile the company's men
watched Moose hall, the men met
secretly at another'point with of
ficials of the Amalgamated Asso
ciation of Street Car and Electri
cal. Workers, and the organiza
tion 'was effected.
An inventor said : "I've got a hazy
Idea for a scheme that s a daisy ;
What this nation needs
Is grapes without seeds,'
'Twill set Luther Burbank plumb"
Lightning don'd strike tvice in
der same blace. Dodiss.becoss
dfcr 2d time der bjace. aind dere,