Oakleigh Leader (North Brighton, Vic.

: 1888 - 1902), Saturday 24 December 1892, page 4 A RUSSIAN
An

VAMPIRE.
its is sent to the Lon St. Petersburg cor

extraordinary
"Telegraph"

story

don

by

little is a scene The respondent. village, district, and the time Sarzera, in the Ismail a Enter a gigantic night. stranger, woman, of the whois hospitably received by a woman produces a stranger The bottle village. her which and of she hos vodka, The spirit tess discuss. being quickly
produces exhausted, the guest money, the villager, leaving her little boy and asleep in the house and girl

ALONE

WITH more

TIIE vodka.

STRANGER,

goes turns
little

out

to the

buy

When dark,
and

she

re

house

is is
and

girl,'

Elizabeth,
rush

The

neighbors

in,

screaming a horrible
correspondent

the for helD.
soone

is

revealed.

Thisis

how
the

the
middle

de

scribes it: On the floor, in the strange women; girl, face upwards, and a
BIG

of the hnt, sat her lap lay the little her throat grasped tightly on

KITCIIEN

KNIFE

flourished
was

over

it.

dashed

from
child mother

an In the woman's rescued rushed

speechless Then the

take
was
over

out empty.

her

little

instant the knife hand and the from her grasp. to the cradle to the cradle boy, but
was made child all

A

search and

the
under and and wall

hut,
the
particles

the

was

found floor
blood
of

bench
stained of were

by

the
all

wall-the over with

being

the bitten
sucked.

little
out and

boy
all

the brains. The cheeks found been to have
soft parts of

the

the

body

wildwith mother, to put the kitchen knife in order griel, seized it was with an end to her own existence, and disarmed and led was difficulty that she unfortunate away.

The

It is to be feared that she lose her will is the wife of a petty The murderess tradesman of the oity of Akderman, Yaros is said to be endowed heveky by name, who least three strength of at with the muscular and to b normal men, whbn, intoxicated lso to the ir? to resist unable put form priexl She was Leyed to that power. o tool thd a convoy of five men,~ r lher to handcuff before star caution ng. five, she exclaimed, Looking scornfully at the " Oh, if I could a to only get drop of vodka reason.
;

rouse I'D

me

a

bit,
TILE

IOUND
I"

hIIOLE

FIVE

OF

YO(

to

a

pulp
were with on

The peasants from lynching
was child's a witch.

difficulty the
ehe ask. always ground

prevented

her,
"

that
suck

she

Why
they
was

did

blood?"

she Her
of

the

husband
stranige

declares things

that

"

she

doing

when

under

the influence

vodka."

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