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THE GREAT COPPER STRIKE IN MICHIGAN
Militiamen on the March
in Calumet, Mich.
and Soldiers' Camp Near
WOMAN SUICIDES DOMESTIC
TROUBLES THE CAUSE
Mrs. Bert S. Church, divorced -wife
of "the general manager of the Sin
clair Packing Company, Cedar Rap
ids, la., ended her life in the Hotel
A meshbag containing a handker
chief saturated with chloroform,
bound about her face, caused death.
Mrs. Church, who formerly was Miss
Alice Cook, of this city, registered at
the hotel Wednesday.
Two letters were found near- the
body. One, sealed, was addressed to
her former husband;. the other to her
brother-in-law, Dr. Thos. Coleman,
6451 S. Green St., with whom she has
been residing since her divorce ten
weeks ago. It read as follows:
"Dear Tom Called 3005 Went
worth three times today not eve'n
an answer from Dr. Frost. Would
have been glad to have heard his
familiar voice. Will have to try again.
Dr. Coleman is of the opinion that
Mrs. Church was temporarily unbal
anced as a result of her domestic
"Mrs. Church has been very des
pondent since the death of her son
about a year ago," he said today. "I
am sure it was this that caused her
to take her own life."