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- Is - t - .. t. a. - a on a a a liH oi - the by 1 A PflUGBKEEPSlAH SUlflDES. Clarence J. Cotcoth Belined It Haw SHgbtDeatkatMaUri; DtOTBffif. flarence J' Corcoran, foimer'y'.if th.s city, who went toAlbany a shrt t:m - ago to eMahlt'h as grocery business. Is believed to have coinmltt.d snlciJe ut that city some Unie Momlay night or early Tuesday morning. III. hat and necktie, together iwlth an envelope., with writing on the back, were found on the. wharf at the - foot of Hieek'r Street. Tuesday morning. A boatman found the article, and turned them over, to a policeman aionaay nignt. rnortly .after seven, o'clock, the member, of fire company No. . were called to Corcoran', store, at the rorner of Jefferson and Hawk Mreet., to extinguish a fire. It was evident that .the proprietor had carelessly carelessly left his pipe on the counter and hot ashes railing from It ignlttd tin paper under the counter. The damag by the fire was very small. Aft - r the firemen returned to their house Mr. Corcoran went to his home at No. S Elm Street. He ate his supper and then went out again. That Wcs th - last seen of him .live. Hi., had fre quently been cautioned by his friends against carelessness with hi. pipe, ar.J In the note left to his wife In which he aald good - bye, he admitted tha he was to' blame for the fire. Th coroner Is having the river dragged for the dead body, which had not been recovered up, to a late hour Wednesday anerniKin. The deceased fwa. the oldest son of the late John J. Corcoran.' and conducted conducted the Corcoran sums In thlsity, .falling: a few ' month, ago. He was married alsiut a 'year ago lo Mit. laiughran. of Albany, and after r, Ing nut hi. business here went to his wife's folk, at Albany. Ills molhw and brothers and sister, reside In tots city. ' - ( to to

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  1. Poughkeepsie Eagle-News,
  2. 25 Sep 1902, Thu,
  3. Page 6

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