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Widowed by Hasty Words

October 25, 2010 |  4:29 am


Oct. 25, 1910: Jessie Emery wanted her husband, Fred, to go to the store and get a bottle of milk and a loaf of bread for dinner. But he had a hard day and didn’t feel like going to the store, so a quarrel began. Fred beat Jessie over the head with a mandolin and she scratched him in self-defense. When his mother and sister came home and asked what had happened, the argument resumed and Fred loaded his cheap .32 revolver…

  Oct. 25, 1910, Shooting