Love and Jealousy in Paris.
The "London Daily Telegraph's" correspondent says a terrible tragedy of love and jealousy was on one night recently enacted in that part of the Parisian territory near the Arc de Triomphe, which is called the 'Ternes.' The principal actors were a husband and wife and a lady of frivolous manners, the scene being laid in one of those peculiar trysting-places called ' cabinets particulars.' An opulent widow, of mature age, engaged in trade in the 'Ternes,' entered lately into bonds of sacred matrimony with her favorite shopman and chiefaccountant, who was, several years'younger than, h.grself. Unluckily "for the widow, pie natron liad several good-looking young women in her important establishment, find on some of thege, her ngwly-wecl spouse wag in the, habit of casting benevolent glances, which were by no means relished by his better half. Rabid jealously resulted in diurnal scenes; and at last the promoted shop boy eloped with one of the damsels in his employ. One night he was observed in company with his female friend by his wife, wftq, followed the pair into a, restaurant;, a.nd\up> stairs^ t$J a, P^yftte, xo6r\, where' she at once &3gisti operations' by battering in the, head of her nva| with a. water carafe, Then pc turned her extemporised instrument Of vengeance on her husband, whose skull was nearly smashed by a blow. The injured couple had to be taken to a chemist's shop to have their wounds dressed, while the infuriated wife was detained by the police for the investigation of the r case in due course, by a magistrate..
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Love and Jealousy in Paris., Ashburton Guardian, Volume xii, Issue 3402, 16 April 1890
Love and Jealousy in Paris. Ashburton Guardian, Volume xii, Issue 3402, 16 April 1890
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