Suicide of a Baptist Elder.
, a Baptist preacher, of the close communion order, whose home was in Chester
, Geauda county, Ohio, committed suicide on Monday week by cutting his throat with a razor.
He has had spells of derangement for a year or two past, but continued to preach.
He preached on the Sunday preceding his death and gave out his text for the next Sabbath--‘"Behold bow great a fire a little matter kindled."’