Exploding Firecracker

LEAVENWORTH.  Accident. Nellie Hungerford, daughter of Mr. Seth Hungerford, picked up what she supposed to be an extinguished firecracker, on the morning of the Fourth, and as she was holding it to her face it exploded, filling one of her eyes with the material of...

Repudiated

LEAVENWORTH.  Repudiated – Paul Dexter left Daniel Stone to close up his saloon Saturday night, and went away. Soon after, Cerf came in with his jail guard and wanted a drink. Dan said, “you have repudiated my color down at your place, and I shall set nothing...

1870 Self-Abortion

LEAVENWORTH. Horrible – We learn that a young woman in the vicinity of Seventeenth and Dacotah streets was taken with the pains of childbirth a few days ago, and before she could be prevented ran into an outhouse. Persons suspecting her motive in doing so, attempted...

Robbery In Wyandotte

WYANDOTTE. Robbery. George H. Lillie, member of the Wyandotte Convention from Madison county, and Mr. Blackman from Leavenworth, stopping at Emheiling’s Boarding House, were robbed last night. The former lost some $75.00, the latter $17.00. The thief must have entered...

Party Prejudice In The News

White Cloud, KS –  In another part of the paper, we publish accounts of the affair of Gen. Lane, at Atchison, and the escape of Haller, the murderer of Lyle, from Fort Leavenworth, taken from the Leavenworth Herald. As usual, they are trimmed off with the usual...

Another Murder in Kansas

A correspondent of the New York Tribune, says that on the 29th of June last an election was held in Leavenworth city to fill vacancies occasioned by the resignation of several pro-slavery Councilmen. That no violence was premeditated or anticipated during the day, is...