Robert Elliott’s Body To Be Moved

FORMER SOLDIER’S BODY WILL NOT BE PERMITTED TO FILL PAUPER’S GRAVE  Shall the body of a soldier who fought with the Allies be allowed to rest in a potter’s field? An emphatic “no” was the local American Legion’s answer to the question when they discovered that the...

Lusitania Sunk

The Lusitania, a British merchant steamer, going from New York to Liverpool, was torpedoed and sunk by a German submarine near Queenstown, Ireland. Only 658 passengers out of 2,160 were saved. Nearly 200 were Americans. The United States had warned Germany about the...

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...

The Murder of Colonel Buel

A Grand Hunt For The Murder. LEAVENWORTH.   The awful murder at the Fort was the principal topic of conversation yesterday.  Nearly all the police were at once set to work looking for the murderer, who is supposed to be a soldier named John Malone, who deserted from...