June 20, 1894
Suicides are appearing in New Orleans at the rate of three per week. If the epidemic of self destruction should break out among the politicians, values in Crescent City property would rapidly enhance . But in that army of fools who cross the river by their own hands, none of the New Orleans politicians nor office holders can be found in its ranks. They do some rash things, but they love life and public office too well to give up both.