Gibson, Maurlce Linn
Father Kills Four Little TotsWithAx (Associated Press Leased Wire) KANSAS CITY, Mo., March 14.— Maurice L. Gibson of Prather Hill, Mo., near North Kansas City, killed his four children with an axe .early today while his wife w,as In another part of the house, andUhen hacked himself with the axe and later slashed his wrist. He Is expected expected to live. No reason has been assigned for the quadruple killing. The children were 'Maurice, Jr., and Marjorie, twins, 7 years old; Hazel, 5, and Helen, 1'/i years old. After the slaying Gibson ran to the home of his sister-in-law, a hundred yards away, where he hacked himself with the axe. Later when search was being made for him, he went to another part of the house and slashed his wrist.