Dennis Armstrong Murder

Probation Denied For Alleged Slayer Abilene, KS – To no one’s surprise, Joseph Brigman’s application for probation on a burglary charge was denied Monday in Dickinson County District Court by Judge William D. Clement. In the time between when Brigman...

Frank Pajer Killed By Officers

Alleged Car Thief Killed By Officers PITTSBURG, KS – Frank Pajer, 20 years old, of Frontenac, was killed early today [July 5] by Pittsburg officers who were trailing Pajer and a companion, suspected of motor car theft. Earlier in the night the men, it is...

Post Office Robbed

Robbers blew open the safe of the Louisville post office early Saturday morning, and secured about $75. As soon as the officers arrived on the scene, they roped off a space around the post office, and telephoned to Concordia for Sheriff Moore’s bloodhounds. A deputy...

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...

Joaquin Miller’s Son

San Francisco, Dec. 8 – Joseph McKay, who is in jail at Ukiah, Cal., charged with stage robbery, has been found to be the son of Joaquin Miller, “the poet of the Sierras.”  The real name of the young man is Harry Miller.  He is 22 years of age and is...

Did The Deacon Take The Coal?

Peter Gibson, a deacon in the Colored Baptist Church at Wichita, was arrested a few evenings ago charged with stealing coal from the cars in the Missouri Pacific yards.  For some time parties have been stealing coal there and watchmen have been unable to catch them. ...

Post Office Robbed

The post office at Peabody was robbed of all its mail matter Thursday night last week. Two peddler who have been floating around Newton and Peabody for some time past, are suspected of the robbery, because they were missed the next morning, and have not been heard of...