Foreign News: Gaiety Duchess

As it must to all women, Death came last week to May Etheridge, 42, former Duchess of Leinster. Her grace vanished, her beauty gone. Her Former Grace was found sprawled across a bed in Brighton with a bottle of poison by her side. Since 1930 she had been living on $25 a week provided by the Duke's family with the understanding that she would not return to the stage and would make no effort to see her son. the present Marquess of Kildare and heir to the Dukedom.

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