CIGARETTE FIEND - Laura Evans 1901
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Date: 12/7/2016 at 16:21:06
Dubuque Daily Telegraph – Jan. 5, 1901
EFFECTS OF THE POISON
STUFF DRIVES A YOUNG
Leon, Ia. Jan. 5, - Laura Evans, a young woman of 18 years of age took carbolic acid at her home here. She was discovered in an unconscious condition. A physician was summoned who finally succeeded in in restoring her to life. It is said the young woman’s mind became unbalanced as a result of smoking cigarettes. She was formerly an inmate of the girl’s reform school in Mitchellville.
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