Killer Has Visited Here

Mr. and Mrs. Albert Thomson motored to Peabody to attend the funeral services of Fred R. Nussbaum, the young man who killed himself and his sweetheart on Thursday. Mr. Nusbaum has frequently visited in Hutchinson at the Thomson home. The Hutchinson News, Hutchinson,...

Rejected Suitor Shoots Himself

RUSSELL – Fred Heard, 22, manager of an oil company, shot and killed himself here late Saturday night after having been rejected by Hilda Nuss, a Russell high school girl. Heard has threatened to take his life for several weeks, but no one had taken him seriously. The...

China Man’s Body Moved

MEADE – A China man committed suicide at Meade, Kan., in 1887, by cutting his throat with a knife.  Last week the China man’s brother came and disintered the body from the Meade cemetery and took the remains back to China for burial.  The Wichita Daily...

Isaac Rudy Suicide

Manager of a Grange Store Suicides OLATHE – Isaac Rudy, for over 15 years manager of the Grange store at Springhill, this county, quietly walked into a room at his home yesterday [Nov. 15] and, with a revolver sent a bullet into his forehead. No cause is...

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,...

Horrors Chase One Another

Double Murder and Suicide Followed by Two Cases of Insanity Galena, Kan., April 4 – Boston Mills, the scene of the killing of the Cox brothers by Newton Walters, and his subsequent suicide, is still in a ferver of excitement.  Today Levi Rinker, the man on whose...

Suicide of Charles Wade

SCAMMON – Charles Wade, a striking miner, committed suicide today [June 17] by shooting himself. Before committing the deed he remarked to a friend that rather than starve to death he would kill himself. He left a young wife. The Wichita Daily Eagle, Wichita,...

A. Benson Dead In Jail

A. Benson, in the Leavenworth jail under sentence of death for the murder of Mrs. Mettman, stabbed his guard the other day and then killed himself. The Barton County Democrat, Great Bend, Kansas. December 22, 1892.  Page 2.  © Transcribed by Darren McMannis for the...

Suicide of John Regier

GARDEN CITY – A German, aged about 25 years, John Regier by name, threw himself in front of the east-bound Santa Fe passenger train and was ground to pieces. He was a stranger here, coming from Pueblo about a week ago. He had but $6 on his person when killed....