A Wichita Sensation

Henry M. Leonard, 62 years of age, was found dead the other morning in the rear of his home at Wichita.  The body had been horribly mangled and partially covered in a manure heap.  A trail of blood was followed to the kitchen of Leonard’s residence where his...

Just Like White Folks

George Bailey, a colored Topeka teamster, shot twice at Mrs. Fanny Thompson, a colored widow, the other day because she refused to marry him, putting a bullet through each arm of the woman.  He then killed himself.  The Kinsley Graphic, Kinsley, Kansas.  November 29,...

Ed Parks Killed

Lizzie Williams, an eighteen-year-old negro girl whose home is at Kansas City, shot and killed Ed Parks, a negro lad about the same age, at Coffeyville, recently.  Parks was her sweetheart and was visiting her at her boarding place with the fatal shot was fired.  The...

Shooting Affray in Reno County

In Troy township last Sunday evening, two young men named respectfully – Prowley and Shanley, had a difference of opinion with regard to the right of possession of some cattle.  It appears that the cattle belonging to Shanley had been trespassing on the premises...