COMMITTED SUICIDE WHILE ON A TRAIN
Hastings, Minn, Oct. 18.—Passenger train No. 17 on the Milwaukee road was the scene of a tragedy here last night, when Lester S. Perkins, a young businessman of Eagle Butte, S. D., committed suicide by firing a bullet into his right temple, dying in a few moments. It is said domestic difficulties caused the act. He was on his way home from Chicago. Dr. R. H. Wald, deputy coroner, will forward the body to Eagle Butte, where the dead man's father, Edward E. Perkins, resides.
Bismarck Tribune, 10/17/1913