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MANGUS, Annie S.

    Cambria Freeman, 20 Apr 1900, Page 3, Contributed by Lisa Baker


Annie S. Mangus, daughter of a boarding house keeper at South Fork, committed suicide Saturday night by drinking some port wine in which she had dissolved twenty grains of strychnine. The girl’s lover, a miner named Leander Reynolds, was given some of the same stuff by his sweetheart, but he managed to save his life by a hurried trip to the office of Dr. J.C. Glass, who administered an antidote. The remains of Miss Mangus were buried at Lovett on Monday.

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