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A CALLOUS WOMAN.

CRIME TO GET RID OF "NUISANCES."

THE SALVATION ARMY HOME

FIRE.

(Received February 6, 9.45 a.m.) BRISBANE, February 6. In connection with the Salvation Army Home fire, Jane Nightingale was charged with murdering three of the victims. A constable gave evidence that when she was arrested, accused said she had set fire to the Home out of revenge on the matron, and declared she would not return to the Home, and woiild rather go to court. She described how she got kerosene and matches, and set fire to the laundry and bathroom, and then knocked at the back door to awaken the inmates, and ran away. The accused added: "It is .strange all those who were .a nuisance died. Denzier was mad, Mjarzol was a nuisance, and Halibum was troublesome. It does n6t matter. I've had consumption for years, and won't live long." The case''is not finished.

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A CALLOUS WOMAN., Ashburton Guardian, Volume XXXIII, Issue 8787, 6 February 1914

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A CALLOUS WOMAN. Ashburton Guardian, Volume XXXIII, Issue 8787, 6 February 1914

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