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TEMPTED BY BEAUTY.

A young Russian woman; llosq.Patro--vitch. employed 'us a spy by the Itussiivn Government v -'during, the. llusscJapauose war, -wp.s' one of the most. daring iidverituressos of modern times. Eavishiiigly beautiful, she was sent to Ma:;cimria- with orders to learn if posY sibl'p certain details and plans regarding the guns and movements of the Japanojse army andjiavy. She met a young officer, who.'at onco became her devoted. ! slave 'until, maddened- by her ' beauty and infatuated-with- the prospect of becoming her husband, ho played into her: Lands, threv/ discretion, loyalty,, and patriotism to the winds, and agreed to furnish tho information she sought. A fellow-officer, however, in some mysterious way learnt of the plans of Rose Tatrovitch and her Japanese lover. He at onco brought the matter to the attention of his superior officer, who found that his country was about to be betrayed. The.following morning the couple disappeared, apparently meeting with a merciless fate, for they haver since been seen or heard of.

A very ingeijious game was that played by Jenho^Renee, a remarkably beautiful woman, Vho opened an. opium den at Toulon, where she endeavoured to entrap naval men and cause theimto reveal seqrefe of -the iFrench ■ navy. Among the men who visited the don was Adrian Julien, a naval mechanic, employed in the workshops of the French navy. Jnlien promptly lost Ids heart to tho fair adventuress, and, working on'his sympathy and devotion, r,he sought to induce him to reveal, to her secrets-regarding some of tho French ■submarines. Fortunately for Julien, his regard for duty was stronger than ■his-infa-tuatirta, and he reported the att&rnptedu bribery to' his; superior. The .beautiful -spy■■,''was promptly arrested and to-day; languishes, in -. a French prison..';..- '::■■: ■',:•■: ■■ '' ;;':'• ■'. ■'•-:•'. •■'•' '•;,

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TEMPTED BY BEAUTY., Ashburton Guardian, Volume XXXIII, Issue 8818, 14 March 1914

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TEMPTED BY BEAUTY. Ashburton Guardian, Volume XXXIII, Issue 8818, 14 March 1914

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