Louis A Tiemann puts an end to his life.
Louis A Tiemann, one of the most well-known and distinguished German citizens of Carroll, who lived with his family at No. 802 Frederick Road, committed suicide on Saturday evening in Mr. E. Schellberg's Tavern, No. 1947, West Pratt Street. He took a dose of strychnine. Death occurred in a short time.
Mr. Tiemann had arrived at the named Tavern on Saturday afternoon at half past six, where he met a number of friends. He ordered a glass of beer into which, when it was served, he poured the contents of a bottle which he took from his pocket.
On questioning his friends about the contents of the vial, Tiemann replied that he often suffered from fighting and took medicine to relieve his pain. As soon as he had drunk his beer, he sat down on a chair and fell to the ground a few seconds later. Those who were present seemed suspicious, and Dr. M. Bleffing was immediately summoned, who was soon on the scene. But medical art could no longer provide for the preservation of life, especially after a short time. The policeman was then informed, and the lifeless body was taken to the apartment of his family with the patrol car of the southern district.
An indescribable scene followed in Tiemann's apartment, when the lifeless body was carried into it. Tiemann's wife and children could scarcely grasp the facts, and the pain of what was happening was as righteous as it was great.
Mr. Tiemann was born on March 8, 1851 to Dassel, Hanover, and came to Baltimore with his elders at the age of 12 years. He was a cigar maker and operated a cigar store in Nr. 802 Frederick Road for the past 7 years. In Turner corners, Tiemann was a well-known personality, and for a time attended Auer's Dance Academy on the West Baltimore Street, a gym. For eight years, until the time when he began his own cigar business, he was a factory worker in the Cigar Department in the St. Mary's Industrial School. He was also a member of the "Carrollton Pleasure Assembly."
In addition to his wife, the dead man leaves 7 children and 2 grandchildren, as well as 3 siblings. The burial will take place on Tuesday morning from the house No. 802 Frederick Road, interment in the "Mount Olivet Cemetery". Pastor R. Burkart will hold the funeral service.
1 Apr 1895,
Der Deutsche Correspondent
Burial Date: 04/01/1895, Permit # 14702