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Tragedy at Niagara Falls

Mrs Quigley, the sister of a man named Arthur Day, who was arrested lately for bigamy, has informed the':police chat Day threw his first wifower a precipice^into Niagara River, near the Falls, on July 27. She asked her brother what-"had become of his wife, and he confessed that lib had pushed her over. He told her that having. niarried another woman a few weeks: previously, he was afraid of being prosecuted for bigamy. Day's second wife says (hat her husband had been suffering terrible mental agony for some time previous to his arrest. Nearly every night he screamed m his sl«ep, and she distinctly heard the words, " There «he goes down! My God! See her white face ! " The body has been found at the foot of the precipice.

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Tragedy at Niagara Falls, Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 2555, 28 October 1890

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Tragedy at Niagara Falls Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 2555, 28 October 1890

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