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1. Bennett Bridge Game Murder Trial, Byrd Rice Bennett Bridge Game Murder Trial, Byrd Rice March 4, 1931 Byrd Rice, "Chicago, star state's witness in the Bennett murder trial." Mrs. Bennett shot and killed her husband John G. Bennett on September 29, 1929, in a quarrel over a bridge game. She was acquitted....

2. Bennett Bridge Game Murder Trial, Courtroom Scene Bennett Bridge Game Murder Trial, Courtroom Scene March 6, 1931 Judge Ralph S. Latshaw "has a parting word with James A. Reed, one of the attorneys for the defense" after the verdict in the murder trial of Mrs. Myrtle Bennett. Mrs. Bennett shot and killed her husband...

3. Bennett Bridge Game Murder Trial, Courtroom Scene Bennett Bridge Game Murder Trial, Courtroom Scene March 2, 1931 Spectators crowd into the courtroom at the murder trial of Mrs. Myrtle Bennett. James A. Reed, J. Francis O'Sullivan, defense counsels, and Mrs. Bennett (with hat) "are seated at the counsel table."

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4. Bennett Bridge Game Murder Trial, Courtroom Scene Bennett Bridge Game Murder Trial, Courtroom Scene March 5, 1931 Courtroom scene at the murder trial of Mrs. Myrtle Bennett. She is pictured in the foreground on the far right. Mrs. Bennett shot and killed her husband John G. Bennett on September 29, 1929, in a quarrel...

5. Bennett Bridge Game Murder Trial, Criminal Court Building Bennett Bridge Game Murder Trial, Criminal Court Building February or March 1931 Crowd waits at locked gate of the Criminal Court building for news about the murder trial of Mrs. Myrtle Bennett. Mrs. Bennett shot and killed her husband John G. Bennett on September 29, 1929, in a quarrel...

6. Bennett Bridge Game Murder Trial, Crowd in Front of Criminal Court Building Bennett Bridge Game Murder Trial, Crowd in Front of Criminal Court Building February or March 1931 Crowd waits before the locked gate at the criminal court building where the murder trial of Mrs. Myrtle Bennett takes place. Mrs. Bennett shot and killed her husband John G. Bennett on September 29, 1929,...

7. Bennett Bridge Game Murder Trial, J. Francis O'Sullivan Bennett Bridge Game Murder Trial, J. Francis O'Sullivan March 4, 1931 J. Francis O'Sullivan, one of the defense attorneys at the murder trial of Mrs. Myrtle Bennett, sums up the evidence. Mrs. Bennett shot and killed her husband John G. Bennett on September 29, 1929, in...

8. Bennett Bridge Game Murder Trial, James A. Reed with Jury Bennett Bridge Game Murder Trial, James A. Reed with Jury March 1931 Defense Attorney James A. Reed talks to the jury at the murder trial of Mrs. Myrtle Bennett. Mrs. Bennett shot and killed her husband John G. Bennett on September 29, 1929, in a quarrel over a bridge game....

9. Bennett Bridge Game Murder Trial, James R. Page Bennett Bridge Game Murder Trial, James R. Page February or March 1931 James R. Page, county prosecutor, presents his case before the jury at the murder trial of Mrs. Myrtle Bennett. Mrs. Bennett shot and killed her husband John G. Bennett on September 29, 1929, in a quarrel...

10. Bennett Bridge Game Murder Trial, John E. Troup Bennett Bridge Game Murder Trial, John E. Troup March 4, 1931 John E. Troup, "connected with the John Taylor Dry Goods company, was one of several state's witnesses to testify yesterday to the general good reputation of John G. Bennett, slain husband of Mrs. Myrtle...

11. Bennett Bridge Game Murder Trial, John V. Hill Bennett Bridge Game Murder Trial, John V. Hill March 4, 1931 Assistant prosecuting attorney, John V. Hill, opened final arguments for the state at the murder trial of Mrs. Myrtle Bennett. Mrs. Bennett shot and killed her husband John G. Bennett on September 29,...

12. Bennett Bridge Game Murder Trial, John V. Hill Bennett Bridge Game Murder Trial, John V. Hill February or March 1931 John V. Hill, assistant prosecuting attorney, in witness stand at the murder trial of Mrs. Myrtle Bennett. Mrs. Bennett shot and killed her husband John G. Bennett on September 29, 1929, in a quarrel over...

13. Bennett Bridge Game Murder Trial, Jury Bennett Bridge Game Murder Trial, Jury February 25, 1931 Jury of 12 men at the murder trial of Mrs. Myrtle Bennett. Mrs. Bennett shot and killed her husband John G. Bennett on September 29, 1929, in a quarrel over a bridge game. She was acquitted.

14. Bennett Bridge Game Murder Trial, Martin Nelson Bennett Bridge Game Murder Trial, Martin Nelson March 4, 1931 Martin Nelson, "secretary and treasurer of the Century Motors company, testified yesterday to the general reputation and good character of John G. Bennett," at the murder trial of Mrs. Myrtle Bennett....

15. Bennett Bridge Game Murder Trial, Mr. and Mrs. Charles Hofman Bennett Bridge Game Murder Trial, Mr. and Mrs. Charles Hofman unknown Mr. and Mrs. Hofman, friends who were playing bridge with the Bennetts when Mrs. Bennett shot and killed her husband John G. Bennett on September 29, 1929, in a quarrel over the bridge game. Mrs. Bennett...

16. Bennett Bridge Game Murder Trial, Myrtle Bennett, James A. Reed, and J. Francis O'Sullivan Bennett Bridge Game Murder Trial, Myrtle Bennett, James A. Reed, and J. Francis O'Sullivan March 5, 1931 Following the verdict of not guilty, Myrtle Bennet talks with her attorneys. Mrs. Bennett shot and killed her husband John G. Bennett on September 29, 1929, in a quarrel over a bridge game.

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17. Bennett, Myrtle Bennett, Myrtle Mrs. Bennett shot and killed her husband John G. Bennett on September 29, 1929, in a quarrel over a bridge game. She was acquitted. This photo sat on the dresser in her apartment and was used in the Journal-Post...

18. Courtroom Scene Courtroom Scene March 1, 1934 Arraignment of Charles Taibi and Sam DeCaro, who were charged with murdering bank messenger Webster Kemner on February 27, 1934. Pictured, from the right, are KCPD Detective Ira Johnson, Decaro, Taibi,...