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Would-be Slayer of Harden Commits Suicide in Jail

October 8, 1923
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The ex-sailor, Kruse, who was found concealed in Maximillian Harden’s villa and who was turned over to the police ###ged with attempting to assassinate Harden, commiuted suicide in jail.

Kruse had previously told the police that he had not sought to kill Harden but on the contrary was an admirer of the German Jewish journalist and came over to express his gratitude to him.

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