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TRAGEDY AT ST. CLAIR

YOUNG MAN SHOOTS HIMSELF. A young man named John Hancock, a son of Mr J. H. Hancock, shot himself at his father's house, St. Clair, this morning. Some time before 7 some of tho inmates of the house. heard the report of a firearm, but did not suspect that it came from within their own grounds. A little later, however, a sister of deceased found him in the toojhouse, 6hot through tho head. Dr Carswell was summoned, but the unfortunate young man was quite dead. He was 25 years of age, and had been in illhealth tor some time. An inquest was held at Mr Hancock's house this afternoon, and further information may be found in tho Stop Press column.

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TRAGEDY AT ST. CLAIR, Evening Star, Issue 15667, 4 December 1914

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TRAGEDY AT ST. CLAIR Evening Star, Issue 15667, 4 December 1914

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