August 6, 1907

E. B. French, in an Effort to Cure
Neuralgia, Kills Himself.

E. B. French, 72 years old, manager of the Pressed Steel Feed Box Company, 914 Minnesota avenue, Kansas City, Kas., died at 11 o'clock last night from the effects of an overdose of morphine.

Mr. French suffered from an attack of neuralgia at 5 o'clock yesterday afternoon. He refused to summon a physician, stating that he could cure himself. He chose morphine as the remedy and took an overdose with fatal results. Mr. French was prominent in Kansas City, Kas., having been connected with the Pressed Steel Feed Box Company for some time past.