On the Beach at Newport, Rhode Island.
In 1898, the Reverend Prescott F. Jernegan founded the Electrolytic Marine Salts Company to extract gold from seawater. When the gold ran out, so did Rev. Jernegan, taking the company’s capital.
Mrs. Dunsford, of Reading, Pa., meets with a mishap in a theatre.
Mrs. George H. Dunsford, the wife of one of Reading’s (Pa.) leading citizens, died recently, after being thrown into a spasm while laughing at a theatrical performance. Her artificial teeth were missing after her death, and a post-mortem examination developed the fact that she had swallowed them. They were found lodged in her stomach.
Reprinted from National Police Gazette, October 5, 1889.