M.J. Moriarty of Redfern found his wife
dead in the kitchen
with her throat cut.
A married woman named O’Connor
died suddenly at Armidale.
The coroner refused
to give a death certificate until the contents
of the stomach
had been analysed.
The body of Mrs Emma Gee, of Surry Hills,
was found dead in Mr A. Stuart’s
private baths at Como.
Mrs Minnie Woolner, of Marrickville, died
in the Alfred Hospital
from carbolic acid poisoning.
Lady and Miss Steere were thrown
out of a buggy
in Blackwood, W.A., Miss Steere’s ankle
The body of Miss Bessie Gibson, missing from Manly
since Nov. 1,
was found in the surf at Freshwater.
A verdict of suicide while under the influence
of drink was returned in the case
of Emily Anderson,
a married woman,
found drowned at Broken Hill.
The Countess of Dudley, wife of the Governor-General,
has had to undergo
a second serious surgical operation.
Mrs Blanche Maynard, after a quarrel
with her husband,
took lysol, and was conveyed
to the Melbourne Hospital.
Elizabeth Grace Clabburn, a married woman,
in a dam at Zeehan, Tas.
When recovered, the body was quite
An open verdict was returned.
Note: All events reported in The Worker (Wagga/Sydney), November – December 1910 in the column ‘News of the Week’.