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 - T1IKEK BUOIS AT SIRS IILIG Stephen n Billings...
T1IKEK BUOIS AT SIRS IILIG Stephen n Billings Mortally Wound Hie Wits In A JabbeR Quarrel EATOKTOWN July 31 Stephen B Billings fired threo shots at his wife hero today and mortally wounded her One bullet struck Mrs Billings In tho neck another passed through tho loft Irm and tho third pierced the loft breast and lodged In tbo lung Mr Bllllnus ran out of the house and fell t the ground after giving a aam Coustablo John Maple attested Billings in his barn a hour after tho shooting On tho way to tho jail a crowd surrounded the constable and hIs prisoner aud threatened to lynch tho latter Billings was afterward removed to tho county jail at Freehold jllat Beach who attended Mrs Billings pronounced I atended loach Injuries mortal Mrs Lllllngs told Ur Beach that abe and her husband wero the time of the shooting alone In the house at tmo shootnl and that re tie V had quarreled over llillingaa charge that she vas unfaithful The husband when told that his wife was dying said that he wa glad to hoar It Ho wa1 also aid he wns sorry that ho had not killed her outright Mrs Billings Is about 10 years old her husband is IX They have tbroo boos one Charles Is a wellknown homo trainer and another Fred Is a jockey

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  1. The Sun,
  2. 01 Aug 1890, Fri,
  3. Page 1

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