Man vs. Woman in Iowa

The Republicans of Iowa palavered about women’s rights and nominated a man for a superintendent of education. The Democrats said nothing but nominated the man’s wife against him for the same office. The Abilene Reflector, Abilene, Kansas. September 6, 1883.  Page 1. ©...

Melissa Blye Tarred & Feathered

COURTLANDVILLE, NY – July 29. Woman Tarred And Feathered.  A young woman named Melissa Blye was stripped naked and tarred and feathered at Courtlandville last night, by a party of young men, for intimacy with a Mr. Moore, whose wife recently went crazy and drowned...

Self-Fulfilling Prophecy

A man named Moore was bitten some time last fall by a cur, supposed to be mad, but, in reality, suffering from the complaint known as the mad itch. Moore, who lives about a mile and a half from Indianapolis, became very uneasy, went to Terre Haute, and had Mrs....