Murder

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Murder - A murder was discovered near Clay Centre, Kan.,...
A murder was discovered near Clay Centre, Kan., last Thursday. A neighbor going to the home of John Gilberts found Mrs. Gilberts and her four children murdered. The boy was 9 years old and three girls 3, 5 and 8 years, respectively. The family had not been seen since Tuesday night. The door was found locked and the husband missing. The families of Lee Clark and Rhea Springs were poisoned last Friday. Mrs. Clark and, two children children have died. The fourth member member of the family" is in a precarious condition and cannot live. Mrs. Clark before dying confessed to putting Rough on Rats in the coffee. Her motive for the strange murder and suicide is unknown.

Clipped from Carolina Mascot09 Mar 1899, ThuPage 1

Carolina Mascot (Statesville, North Carolina)09 Mar 1899, ThuPage 1
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