NEW ZEALAND: Lost on a Honeymoon

Before Mary Eileen Spargo was married nine years ago, she drew $1,200 from her bank account, which she closed, and collected a check for $2,700 from her lawyer for the sale of property. Her husband, a tailor's presser named George Cecil Horry, announced that he was taking Mary Eileen to England. Instead, the couple left on a honeymoon trip to New Zealand's lonely Waitakere Mountains. The bride was never seen again.

For a time Mrs. Horry's parents received letters bearing Australian postmarks signed "George & Eileen." Then one day Horry called on his in-laws, said that he had just returned...

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