William Modest Killed When Horse Falls

Boy Killed William. the 15-year-old son of J. S. Modest, of Cherryvale, was recently racing with another boy when his horse stumbled and fell. The boy was caught under the horse and killed. The Kinsley Graphic, Kinsley, Kansas. November 29, 1895. Page 3. © Transcribed...

Dr. Corey Met His Reward

Dr. A. O. Corey, a Fort Scott dentist, was recently charged by his 17-year-old step-daughter with attempting a criminal assault in his office, from which she fled pursued by her father when parties interfered.  He threatened to shoot any one interfering, and when an...

A Wichita Sensation

Henry M. Leonard, 62 years of age, was found dead the other morning in the rear of his home at Wichita.  The body had been horribly mangled and partially covered in a manure heap.  A trail of blood was followed to the kitchen of Leonard’s residence where his...

Just Like White Folks

George Bailey, a colored Topeka teamster, shot twice at Mrs. Fanny Thompson, a colored widow, the other day because she refused to marry him, putting a bullet through each arm of the woman.  He then killed himself.  The Kinsley Graphic, Kinsley, Kansas.  November 29,...

After Murderer of Albert Applegate

Gov. Morrill has made a requisition upon the governor of Iowa for Bill Heddy, wanted in Norton county upon the charge of being the murderer of Albert Applegate, who was recently found dead in his cornfield.  The Kinsley Graphic, Kinsley, Kansas.  November 29, 1895. ...