Bay City, Mich., Jan. 5.— Frank S. Handy, 50, capitalist, ended his life with a bullet while in a despondent mood at the office of Handy Bros., Thursday. Mr. Handy was conversing with his brothers, Charles and George within a few minutes of the tragedy.
The act is attributed to melancholia following the effects of a nervous breakdown, suffered three months ago. The bullet was fired from a .32 caliber revolver and entered the forehead. Coroner H.M. Simon decided not to hold an inquest.
Mr. handy is survived by his widow and daughter Eleanor, who left two days ago to resume her studies at a boarding school in Washington, D.C. He also leaves three brothers, Thomas Charles, and George and a sister, Miss Alida Handy.
He was secretary of Handy Bothers, who operates a large box factory; the Detroit, Bay City & Western Railroad; mines at Akron and Unionville and the sugar factory at Marine City. He had been a resident for over 30 years.