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Frank Walter

Frank Walter was an organist, officiating in and for the Swedish church at Chesterton, reported to have been dismissed not only from the service of that church, but also from its membership because of drunkenness. He was last observed transacting business near the close of April last at Chesterton, though his absence does not seem to have been noticed, until Sunday last, when Benjamin Vanwicker, following a swarm of bees across his field discovered Walter's body much decayed. A bottle full of alcohol was in a pocket of the dead man, and another bottle on the ground near by which held a little alcohol, as if it had been full but nearly emptied. The supposition is that Walter wandered there when much intoxicated, and becoming helpless perished either by exposure to the weather, or by direct effect of alcohol. A legal inquest found accordingly.

Newspaper: Porter County Vidette
Date of Publication: June 15, 1876
Volume Number: 20
Issue Number: 24
Page: 3
Column(s): 3

Key to Newspaper Publication Locations:
    Newspapers Published in Chesterton, Porter County, Indiana
                Chesterton Tribune
                The Tribune
                Westchester Tribune

    Newspapers Published in Valparaiso, Porter County, Indiana
                Porter County Vidette
                Practical Observer
                Valparaiso Practical Observer
                Vidette and Republic
                Western Ranger

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