A person Mrs. Charlesworth considers poisonous news for young women to ingest. Alice de Janze, an American heiress who was surrounded by numerous scandals. In 1927 Alice shot her lover, Raymond de Tafford, in the stomach puncturing his lung, and then shot herself in the stomach. This is a newspaper article reporting the shooting incident at the Gare du Nord. Pictured are Alice and her husband, Frederic Comte de Janze.