A STATION TRAGEDY.
GIRL SHOOTS HER BETRAYER
(Received March 9, 9.15 a.m.) SYDNEY, March 9
A tragedy is reported to have occurred at Cadow station, Forbes district. A housemaid named Jessie Catfcanach shot dead the station owner, Sidney Jones, a well-known sporting man and racehorse owner, and wounded herself with a gun; she then,took a fatal dose of strychnine. Tho girl's dying deposition stated that Jones came to her room and sho asked him to marry her. He refused, and she picked up a gun from the bed and shot him. She tried to shoot herself, and then took poison. *
The girl had been at the station for 17 months.
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Ashburton Guardian, Ashburton Guardian, Volume XXXIII, Issue 8813, 9 March 1914
A STATION TRAGEDY. Ashburton Guardian, Volume XXXIII, Issue 8813, 9 March 1914
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