Benjamin Gilbert Suicide

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Benjamin Gilbert Suicide - KANSAS CITY, Kas., Nov. 2—(UP— A quarrel over...
KANSAS CITY, Kas., Nov. 2—(UP— A quarrel over who should go to thej grocery store to buy a pound of butter. and a husband's jealousy were blamed toSay for a murder and suicide here last night. Benjamin Gilbert, 27, shot and killed his wife, Mrs. Alta Gilbert, 25, and then committed suicide. Miss Cleva Snelson and Miss Delpha Snelson, sisters of Mrs. Gilbert, witnessed the shooting. Mrs. Gilbert, it was said, wanted to go for tne |> u tter, while Gilbert asked ner to wait unta he When he was ready, go his wife her. had changed her mind and told him to &o alone. Angered, Gilbert demanded why she had suddenly been "so inattentive." "You don't look so big to me," Mrs.) Gilbert said. Gilbert then shot her twice. "Let the furniture and the car go back to the. people we bought 'them )from," Gilbert instructed his wife's sisters. He then went into another room and killed himself. Gilbert was said to have accused his wife of having affairs with other men.

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  1. The Chillicothe Constitution-Tribune,
  2. 02 Nov 1929, Sat,
  3. Page 1

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