Filmmaker Pes found an unusual epitaph in Woodlawn Cemetery in the Bronx.
LOST LIFE BY STAB IN FALLING ONAccording to the New York Times of Feb. 16, 1909, George Millet was indeed accidentally stabbed by an ink eraser the day after his 15th birthday.
INK ERASER, EVADING SIX YOUNG
WOMEN TRYING TO GIVE HIM
BIRTHDAY KISSES IN OFFICE
METROPOLITAN LIFE BUILDING
At once the girls began to tease him. They told him that on such an occasion he deserved a kiss, and every one of them vowed that as soon as office hours were over she would kiss him once for every year that he had lived. He laughingly declared that not a girl should get near him, and was teased about it all day.
As 4:30 o'clock came, and the boy's work was over, the girls made a rush for him. They tried to hem him in, and he tried to break their line. Suddenly he reeled and feel, crying as he did so.
At once the joking stopped.