Fight Among Outlaws

FIGHT AMONG OUTLAWS. One Man Killed and a Number Wounded in a Quarrel Over Spoils. PERRY, OK – Jan 30. A priest who returned yesterday from Sacred Heart Mission tells of a battle near there between two gangs of outlaws over the distribution of some spoils that one...

Colin Cable Drug Store Robbed

KANSAS CITY, KS – At 4:30 o’clock on the morning of the 23d two white men entered the drug store of Colin Cable, Kansas City, Kan., and robbed the night clerk of $ 195. The Hutchinson Gazette, Hutchinson KS. Thursday, January 24, 1895. Page 5. (c) Transcribed by...

Howard Jolly Captured

HUTCHINSON.  Howard Jolly Captured. The St. Louis and Kansas City papers of last week were almost filled with accounts of one Howard Jolly, a general railroad ticket agent of Memphis, Tenn., of how he had stolen tickets and sold them to brokers, and that his...

C. W. Oliver Trial Postponed

HUTCHINSON.  Hearing Postponed. The hearing of the petition for a new trial of C. W. Oliver, convicted of tearing up the Santa Fe track last summer, has been postponed to Jan. 31st. The Hutchinson Gazette, Hutchinson KS. Thursday, January 24, 1895.  Page 8.  (c)...

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...

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...

Deadbeat Bill

A bill is being prepared to make the hotel deadbeat a felon. The author of the bill is a green-eyed Wichita tavern keeper who thinks he is slamming the patrons of the Topeka taverns. – The Kansas City Star. The Hutchinson Gazette, Hutchinson KS. Thursday, January 17,...

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....

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...

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...

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...