Cigarette Charley is Captured

Relatives of his victim have positively identified Ed. R. Smith, who was recently sentenced at Wichita to four years in the Kansas penitentiary for the robbery of a palace car in Wichita, as “Cigarette Charley,” wanted in Illinois for the murder and...

William Boone’s Trial

WICHITA.  County Attorney William Boone done his own pleading in the disbarment trial against him at Wichita this week. It is said that his oratorical ability gained him several points. The Hutchinson Gazette, Hutchinson KS. Thursday, January 17, 1895. Page 3. (c)...

Thieves & Police Numerous

WICHITA.  The police of Wichita are having trouble with housebreakers. They seem to be pretty numerous – thieves, not police. The Hutchinson Gazette, Hutchinson KS. Thursday, January 17, 1895. Page 2. (c) Transcribed by Darren McMannis for the Kansas Council of...

Ed Clark Dead

WICHITA.  Edward Clark, a prominent ticket broker and business man of Wichita, died in that city of apoplexy this week. The Hutchinson Gazette, Hutchinson KS. Thursday, January 17, 1895. Page 2. (c) Transcribed by Darren McMannis for the Kansas Council of Genealogical...

Jim McKinney Captured

Jim McKinney, a bad man from Illinois, and wanted in that state for crimes committed several years ago, was captured in Wichita last Friday. He was taken to Illinois to stand trial. The Hutchinson Gazette, Hutchinson KS. Thursday, January 17, 1895. Page 2. (c)...

Does It Pay?

A Wichita minister took for his text last Sunday, “Does It Pay.” From the number that are in operation and the number anxious to start, we should answer in the affirmative. – The Peabody Graphic The Hutchinson Gazette, Hutchinson KS. Thursday, January 17, 1895. Page...