Tuesday, August 2, 2011

Mrs. Hollet Snow, Missouri Acid Queen - 1904

FULL TEXT: Springfield, Mo., Oct. 12. Mrs. Hollet Snow dashed a glassful of carbolic acid into the face of Mrs. Mary Bunel. Mrs. Bunel’s face, neck and chest were badly burned and she probably will lose her eyesight. Mrs. Snow was arrested.

Both of the women are young. Mrs. Bunel was one of the heirs of the famous Bunel estate which was in litigation in the courts of this country and France tor twenty years. Mrs. Snow recently filed suit for damages against Mrs. Bunel. alleging that the defendant had alienated her husband’s affections.

[“Jealous Woman Throws Carbolic Acid,” Reno Evening Gazette (Nv.), Oct. 12, 1904, p. 1]

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