130 years ago
A French chemist estimates the human body contains two pounds of phosphorous and five ounces of iron. A Candelaria Coroner has found while overhauling a dead man, found nine lumps of lead in his stomach and thirteen inches of steel running into his back. The dead man had recently attended a political primary election.
100 years ago
In his hurry to grab a paddle a boat capsized, drowning a young boy in Washoe Lake, some sixty yards from the beach. By the time his companions had reached him, he sank to the bottom. A coroner was summoned …