Convicts Sent To Penitentiary

WABAUNSEE, KS – Convicts. Three more convicts have arrived at the penitentiary, delivered by Sheriff Herrick, of Wabaunsee County. One of them, Joseph Huber, is sentenced for one year, and his crime consisted in stealing a pocket book containing $400, from Mr....

David Brewer on Supreme Court

KANSAS CITY, MO – Judge Brewer.Before the rebellion and whilst the Pike’s Peak gold excitement was at its highest, there came to our city a young lawyer from New York.He put out his “shingle” and began his trial trip for success.That was David J. Brewer.He was...

The Wealth of Kansas

A. Goddard, Esq., one of the editors of the Boston Advertiser, writes from Denver to that paper an interesting letter of which the following is an extract: “The wealth of Kansas and Colorado has not yet begun to be estimated.Eastern Kansas, with its glorious...

Desperate Shooting Affray at Kit Carson

KIT CARSON, KS – Aug. 29. A desperate shooting affair occurred here at one o’clock this afternoon in which two men were killed and one wounded. Sergeant Shreaves of the 7th United States Cavalry, stationed here and Lee Stewart, were gambling in a game of poker, when...