Name: Elmer Ellsworth Stanton
From: The Hornellsville Weekly Tribune,
Hornellsville, New York
Date: Friday, April 6, 1894
Elmer E. Stanton of Hornby attempted to commit suicide at his home in that place on Monday morning. Stanton attempted to sever with a jackknife the jugular vein and the large veins in his wrists. He succeeded in inflicting some severe wounds from the effects of which he died yesterday afternoon. He had been a victim of the grip for some time past and it is thought the disease had unbalanced his mind. Deceased was 28 years of age and a widower in comfortable circumstances.
From: The Elmira Sunday Telegram, Elmira, New York
Date: Sunday, April 8, 1894
" Suicide Near Corning --- Elmer E. Stanton Takes His Life --- While Suffering From Grip Less than a year ago a brother, Charles, died in the Ovid asylum. The latter's mental disorder was also caused by grip....."