AUSTRALIA: Life with Father

Farmer George Thome Bennet's eldest daughter is a pale, 19-year-old girl named Iris. The last three of his twelve children never lived long enough to get names. Farmer George, said his wife in a complaint charging her husband with murder, drowned each of them at birth in a bucket of water.

Last week, from a rural hospital bed to which she had retired with a nervous breakdown, daughter Iris corroborated her mother's charge. She remembered the incidents well because she herself, at the age of 13, had helped to deliver one of the...

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