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A SHOCKING AFFAIR

IX THE NORTH ISLAND. MAX AND WOMAN FOUND DEAD. (Per United Press Association.] NAPIER, November 13. A shock ins tragedy occurred at Clive this afternoon. Tho bodies of a married woman I named Georgina Anthony, wife of : Alfred Anthonya wool classer, and a man named Norman Richards, onip! oyod a t tli a Pakipaki Freezing Works, were found lying or. a bed in Anthony's house, each with the arteries of an arm severed at the elbow. Mrs Anthony was to have left by the mail Train on a visit to her mother, who lives at Wanganui, and her husband hade her an affectionate good-bye at 7 a.m. before going to work. On returning at fi p.m. he saw lit?r hat on tho table.' and looked in the looms for her, finding her and Richards as stated. Doth’ bodies were still warm, and a razor was lying on i a table by the bedside. There wore ; no .signs of a struggle. ] The woman left a note, but the conI tents will not ho disclosed until the i inquest to-morrow. j INQUEST ADJOURNED. NAPIER. November 14. * At the inquest on the bodies of Georgina Anthony and Norman Richards, who died from razor wounds at Clive yesterday, the evidence went to show that both were addicted to drink. Richards was a boarder with Mrs Anthony. Tho latter was t<» have left for Wanganui yesterday, but sha wired to her mother that she was too ill fit travel. The inquest war adjourned till Monday to permit of the mother giving evidence

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A SHOCKING AFFAIR, Evening Star, Issue 15650, 14 November 1914

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A SHOCKING AFFAIR Evening Star, Issue 15650, 14 November 1914

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