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Tidbits of News from the
Albuquerque Daily Citizen
Albuquerque, New Mexico
1896

While reading the Albuquerque Daily Citizen newspaper in preparing a surname index for our Genealogy Club of Albuquerque, I came across many news items, usually one- or two-liners, and I thought possibly someone might be able to use some of this information.

Howard W. Henry
Albuquerque, New Mexico



Note:  The following information was posted to the defunct FidoNet National Genealogical Echo in June, 1997.  You may use the search or find utility on your web browser to search for a particular name.  Not responsible for misspellings or typographical errors; these entries are just as Mr. Henry submitted them.  See New York State Newspaper Microfilm Project for information about how to borrow this microfilmed newspaper through interlibrary loan in order to clarify any puzzling entries.  For questions about the names of counties for the following cities and towns, see US City and County Locator.


Jan. 14, 1896, p.1:
Boston:- The Gloucester Fishing schooner, Fortuna, was sunk in a collision with the Boston Fruit Company's steamer Barnstable off Highland Light last night. Nine of the Fortuna's crew were drowned and 14 saved. Those lost are:

William ACKMANRobert CHILDS
John CLARKSimon DEVANS
Harvey EMENEAUHarry McFEE
Crawford MINACHEThomas STEWARD
William TOBIN

The Fortuna... Capt. John W. GREENLAW... Capt. PAYNE of the Barnstable...


Topeka:- Mrs. Charles DEAN left her two small children alone in a room while she ran over to a neighbor's. Upon her return she found that some one had removed the clothing from the babe, seated it upon the hot stove, and fled....The child suffered terribly until death came to relive it.


Jan. 17, 1896, p.1:
Nashville, Tenn:- Five masked men entered the house of Joseph DAY, an old Farmer, reputed to have money hidden away at Flynn's Lick.... He was hanged to a tree, the brutes then beat Mrs. DAY's brains out...


Jan. 21, 1896, p.1:
New Haven, Conn:- A terrific explosion occurred this forenoon.... making a new gas containing a combination of lime and salt, which is very explosive... ascertained that but one person, Joseph F. HOUSER, Machinist, was killed outright. The list of injured is as follows: James T. McNEILL....Frank RICHTER...Frank P. PALEGEAR....Alexis GRAY....

New York:- Gen. Thomas EWING, ex-member of con­gress from Ohio, is dead... He was struck by a cable car....


Jan. 22, 1896, p.1:
Sedalia, MO:- The north-bound freight train crashed into the south-bound passenger train...a mile south of Booneville, killing Frank BERRY, fireman....Badly wounding the two engineers, Al. McDONALD and A. HESTLER, conductor Harvey J. SMITH...and HARRIS....

St. Louis:- The work of rescuing the firemen entombed in the ruin of last night's fires...dead bodies of John STANTON, James RODDY, of salvage Corps No. 2.... John GLANVILLE.... Kay KENLEY....


Jan. 24, 1896, p.1:
Chicago:- A fire in the old stock exchange building at the northeast corner of Dearborn and Monroe....J. S. ROBINSON, who has an office in the building, was quite seriously burned.... H. Barton LINDLEY, an employee of the Chicago Tribune, was loudly cheered by the crowd when he emerged from the smoke, safely carrying his father in his arms. Lindley, Sr., is 75 years old and lives at Chillicothe, Ohio.


Jan. 28, 1896, p.1:
Wichita, Kans:- In the trial of F. M. WILLIAMSON, charged with murdering Henry H. LEONARD, to secure the latter's life insurance, Michael JORDAN, an old soldier....


Ft. Worth, TX:- News reached the city...double killing at Shofter's Lake, Andrews County, Crick ATMORE and Wils MASON quarreled...they met on the banks of Shofter's Lake, simultaneously fired and both shots took effect....

Bluefield, W. Vir:- Alexander JONES, a negro desperado, boarded a passenger train at Keystone....W. H. STROTHER, postmaster at Elkhorn, was killed. Conduc­tor McCULLOUGH was shot in the side....Peter RICE, colored, was shot through the right breast....JONES was incarcerated in the Elkhorn jail....at Hemphill the train was flagged and a mob numbering 100 men boarded it...dragged JONES to a tree, where he was swung to a limb and his body riddled with bullets. The following note was attached to the body: "This deed was done for the purpose of an example and warning to negroes, so beware."....

New York:- Gen. Joseph H. PORTER died last night, aged 54, of an old wound. PORTER enlisted, as a drummer boy, when the war broke out, with the 27th New York Volunteers....

Walsenburg, Colo:- Sheriff Ed FARR received a tele­gram... signed W. B. SAYERS, Pinkerton detective....the man's name was KROUT and he is the father of the ex­press agent at Colorado Springs who was suspected of....robbery some months ago....from Cerro Gordo, Illinois....

Jan. 28, 1896, p.2:
Peoria, Ill:- The death of Simon DAUM....Joseph DAUM, the father, went to Jacksonville yesterday....(Simon was killed for his stockings and shoes.)


Jan. 29, 1896, p.1:
Middletown, NY:- S. FAULKNER died here today, aged 102 years.

Peoria, Ill:- At Davenport last night John L. SULLIVAN got drunk, on the Rock Island & Peoria Railroad. This morning between Lafayette and Galva, he walked off the rear platform. The train was stopped and men started to help Sullivan out of the ditch where he was lying, but he threatened to fight anyone who touched him, and got up and walked to the train himself. He was only slightly bruised and scratched.

Durango, Colo:- "Kid" MOORE and George BRIDGES, who had been ordered to leave town and did not go, were shot and killed in a shanty on the outskirts of the city by officers THOMPSON and FASSBINDER....

A Salina, Kans., special...says considerable mystery surrounds the death of Bessie ANDERSON....the woman came here from Junction City, Kans., January 11 and claimed to be waiting for a sister....

Colville, Wash:- Judge ARTHUR sentenced Adolph NIESE and wife to 20 years....beating their ten-year-old son to death. Shortly....prisoners were taken from the court room and placed in their cells. Both cut their throats with a razor. Niese is dead and the wife is in critical condition.


Jan. 30, p.1:
Hollidaysburg, PA:- Five persons were killed and nearly a score injured, some fatally...the dead are George LANE, mason; Con EVANS, Helper; Merrill TREESE, 15 years old; 2 unknown tramps...The following are all severely wounded: Samuel KEPPART, puddler, scalded, will die; Robert McMURRAY, puddler, scalded, will die; Frank CRAMER, Superintendent of the mill, several ribs broken, head cut; Samuel MARKS, puddler, scalded; John WOOMER, puddler, badly scalded, hip broken, may die; Finey FERGUSON, puddler, severely scalded; George MOORE, internal injuries; David McCLOSKEY, boss of the nail department, badly injured about the body; Marshall WEIR, laborer, spine badly injured, may die; John HEFFERIN, tramp, cut in the head, may die; George ROCK, roller, cut in the head; Robert MARKS, straightener, wrist and ankle broken, internal injuries, may die; Daniel OUNKST, catcher, internal injuries; William HARSICK, heater, severe bodily injuries; Daniel AYRES, puddler, badly injured about the body. The only employees not injured were CRAMER, the engineer, and Wesley ATHEY, the fireman....

Marshall, Mich:- Harry PAGE, wife and two sons, aged respectively three years and three months, were burned to death in their log house near Marengo Township, this evening.


Jan. 31, p.1:
Albany, Ore:- The crime for which Lloyd MONTGOMERY suffered the death penalty today was the murder of his father and mother and Daniel McKEERCHER on a farm near Brownsville, Oregon....

New York:- Augustin M. NEWTON, third son of the late Maj. Gen. John NEWTON...died from an overdose of chloral....

Kalama, WA:- Charles ASIMUS, a hunchback, was hanged here today for the murder of James GREENWOOD last September....


Jan. 31, p.2:
Victor L. OCHOA, the El Paso Mexican revolutionist, is serving a sentence in the New York Penitentiary. He has written the president a long letter, offering to sell a flying machine, which is whirling around among the wheels in his head, for the small sum of $20,000,000.


Feb. 1, p.1:
Phoenix:- Judge Stephen PEERY, late of San Diego, committed suicide last night.

Rochester, NY:- Martin LYNN, wife and two infant child­ren, and sister, were found poisoned in their cottage today. Miss LYNN is dead and Mrs. LYNN cannot recover...

St. Joseph, MO:- Richard J. STUMPFF, a well-known traveling man, was shot and instantly killed this morning by William KELLEY....

Mrs. E. E. EVANS of Brooklyn, New York, arrived....from Chihuahua, Mexico...sister, Mrs. Catharine DALE...died in childbirth....Percy DALE, the husband and father, died a few months before....my (Mrs. Evans) husband is employed (in Brooklyn)...she stated she would not submit to the baby going into any family unless she was perfectly satisfied it would receive the tenderest care....


Feb. 3, p.1:
Cincinnati:- It is believed that the woman killed near Ft. Thomas, KY....was Mrs. Emery MARKLAND of Storrs Street, this city....her husband, and the other, Mrs. William HART....


Feb. 5, p.1:
Chicago:- An entire family of six, father, mother, wife and three children, were murdered last night by Richard KLATTKE, a Lakeview carpenter, who completed the work by killing himself. The dead are:

KLATTKE, RichardKLATTKE, Mina, daughter
KLATTKE, KateKLATTKE, Anna, daughter
KLATTKE, John, fatherKLATTKE, Emma, daughter
WILHELMINE, Mina, mother-in-law...

KLATTKE was despondent. His family were cold and hungry. Since Christmas he had been out of work. This morning his next door neighbor, Adolph SCHMIDT.... with news that he had found a job of KLATTKE....

Brooklyn:- A three-story brick building on Second Avenue between 30th and 40th streets was blown down during a storm...persons are buried in the ruins: James QUIBLEY, Michael MULCAHY, and Simon SIEMENS...

Washington:- John SHEA, a first class clerk in the pen­sion and records division of the war department... committed suicide....

Denver, CO:- Owen DEEMING, a 20-year-old boy, an employee in the Union Pacific shops, met sudden death last night....YMCA gymnasium....

Cincinnati:- Scott JACKSON, accused of the murder of Pearl DRYAN, of Greencastle, has confessed and impli­cates Alonzo M. WALLING...William Wood, arrested at South Bend, Ind., is deeply implicated....son of D. A. WOOD of Greencastle...(See later issues for update: Feb. 7, p.3; Feb. 8, p.1.)


Feb. 7, p.1:
Pittsburg:- A shifting engine of the B&O Railroad ran into a Second Avenue car...killing conductor W. G. COOPER and fatally injuring motorman John RIDLEY....

Hedrick, IA:- Jo MERRIFIELD, aged 13, quarreled today with his brother, Homer, aged 10, shot and killed Homer then committed suicide.

Kansas City:- Louis FRANK, aged 21, was shot and fatally wounded by Maud CLIFFORD, a disreputable woman, in a rage of jealousy....

Bristol, Conn:- Three men were killed by the fall of a Peaquabuck River bridge during the great storm last night. The bodies were recovered today. The victims are Martin CURRY, Daniel O'BRIEN, and Nicholas RICH....


Feb. 8, p.1:
McKeesport, PA: Fire resulted in the loss of one life and destruction... G. M. BARTON, Foreman.... escape was cut off and he was burned to death....


Feb. 10, p.1:
Philadelphia:- As a result of a prize fight Saturday night, Frederick SCHLEICHTER one of the principals, died today and ex-policeman Henry PLUCKFELDER...is charged with murder....

Pawtucket, RI:- ...an explosion of a boiler...killed Patrick McCANNON, injured Hugh McCALREN will recover....

St. Joseph, MO:- Word reaches here that a free-for-all fight at Sugar Lake, MO, a few miles south of here... W. I. BURKETT is dead and his son, Wil. BURKETT is dying.... George and Charley WAY, brothers, were arrested....

Ft. Scott, KS:- Howard M. CUMMINGS, a gambler... committed suicide by taking morphine.


Feb. 11, p.1:
Dannemora, NY:- Bartholomew SHEA died in the electrical chair today, paying for the murder of Robert ROSS at Troy, March, 1894....The current sent the body tightly against the straps and the neck and bared leg grew purple...(very descriptive paragraph of the process.)


Feb. 12, p.1:
Rochester, NY:- A wreck occurred early this morning at Macedon Swamp near Fairport, between two extra freights killing Fred HOSFORD, fireman; Thomas WELCH, engineer; Charles WOOD, fireman; and injuring William GOLDENFUH, brakeman, fatally, and Daniel WILSON, brakeman, slightly.


Feb. 12, p.1:
New York:- John C. JONES, President of U. S. Grate Bar Co... committed suicide while temporarily insane from taking morphine.

Lexington, KY:- Isaac B. MURPHY, the famed negro jockey, died this morning of heart disease. He was 35 years old, and for years the greatest jockey in the world. He leaves a fortune of about $35,000.

Middletown, New York:- 14-year-old Maggie CALLARD and Mabel WINTERS, aged 13, ventured on thin ice over a pond last night against the injunction of their parents. The ice broke and both were drowned.


Feb. 14, p.1:
Washington, DC:- John alias "Patsy" HARRIS, a negro, was hanged in the District of Columbia jail this morning for the murder of Mathew SPRUELL, colored, July 4....

Carabella, Fla:- A boat containing 5 corpses and 6 men barely alive, has drifted ashore on Dog Island... 3 days after the wreck, Frank MASON died. Then Max THORNTON, Alfred STAFFORD, Joe WEST and Nathan ADAMS succumbed ... the last 2 days Gilbert HOLMES was the only one of the living who was conscious...


Feb. 14, p.3:
Mary Ann WILLIAMS died a few days ago at Finley, Ohio, aged 105. Aunt Ruth Jane HENSLEY, of Ashland, KY, 105 years, is dying at her home of old age. Rome, Ohio, has an old gentleman named George SWEARNIN­GEN, who has 104 years to his credit. Graham BLACK­BURN, of Fond du Lac, Wis., is just 100 and saw Queen Victoria when she was but 3 years old. Very old people are usually married ones. Miss Peggy CASTLE, 100 years old, of Beaver Spa, Penn., is an exception. Perhaps the oldest married couple in the country are Louis and Amelia DARWIN of Black Falls, Wis., 105 and 101 years old, respectively.


Feb. 14, p.4:
Edward PILLSBURY, a brakeman... was killed... lost his footing and fell... funeral took place at Williams (AZ)....

Died at Le Loy, Mi., on Jan. 22, 1896, Miss Katie BOWKER...


Feb. 15, p.1:
Mobile, Ala:- Henry HEARNE, a leading light in the Baptist Church, is accused of causing the death of his wife by... nitric acid...

Republic, Mich:- In the Republic Mine this morning while the men were coming up the no. 1 shaft, the "skip"... turned... over... killing William McGRAW, James DODGE, Adolph BOITEL, and Mathias TEGELBURG....

Kansas City:- George CROOKS, age 19, shot and perhaps fatally wounded Fred WESSEL, age 21...

Augusta, KY:- Robert LAUGHLIN....stabbed several times. His wife was murdered and also her 13-year-old niece... (Note: On Feb. 17 there is an article that he confessed to the murders)

Linn, MO:- Emile DAVIS was hanged here this morning, for the murder of Frank HENDERSON....

Pueblo, CO:- Etheline MOORE died at noon from a dose of rough on rats. She was 27 years old and had evidently committed suicide.

Boston:- Thomas Hews HINKLEY, an artist of wide fame, died in Milwaukee today, aged 83.

Pittsburg:- An explosion....seriously injured Mrs. Laura FASS, Miss Sadie CONROY, and James RICHARDSON, the porter....


Feb. 17, p.1:
Tallulah, GA:- News has just been received here of the killing of Joseph CRUMPTON, a farmer, and his daughter, Miss Sallie CRUMPTON, in the mountainous region of Rabun County.... reported an illicit still to the revenue authorities. Andrew WELBORN, who owned the moonshine still...cannot be found.


Feb. 18, p.1:
Barrie, Ont:- J. A. STRATHY, manager of the bank... was shot and fatally wounded....

Troy, NY:- ....list of the dead: Mrs. Catherine KANE; Mrs. Margaret CARROLL, Mrs. Johanna DOYLE....


Feb. 19, p.1:
Denver:- W. A. MENDARIS, a young miner who arrived in Denver today from New Castle was an eye-witness to the terrible explosion yesterday...one body had been recovered .... Joe DORE... four bodies brought out. The first was that of Ed WELCH... second...Abel DORE, a boy. The third was that of Joe DORE, brother of Abel...the fourth that of Frank COMIKITCHKY.... Proba­bly 50 bodies are yet entombed... John FRENCH is the only living man who can tell anything... List of the killed is as follows:

James HARRISONJohn PRINCEEmil FUNKE
Charles MERCHANTThomas ADDISONLouis CINATTI
Fred RODEMESKYPeter PETRICODaniel MORRIS
James GABRIELFrank RUSSAFrank CIMONSIE
Chris BRUGGERBaptiste CHOWCHETTAugust MATEVE
John SCAIFFEAlex SCAIFFEPhilip RODA
Timothy CARNEYDavid DAVISDavid J. EVANS
Anton MARTINOPeter BECKERFred SIGMOND
Anton PATRICIOJohn PASTORIANicholas ROSS
John LUMBARDAbel DORE, Jr.Joseph DORE
William DOREJohn COUGHLANWilliam WEBB
Angelo PETRIESampson JONESEd WELCH
Tom LARRIGANDominie MATTENOFrank McGOURTY
Robert COTTRELLAlex RENOFrank SIMONIC
Robert STEIGERJohn JENKINSDominic CRELLO
Joseph OTINOJames FERGIEDominic POSSETTIO
Peter TAPIRAnton TAPERIOWilliam HAGGERTY
Andrew ROLANDOPeter MAGINITO.

(On Feb. 20, p.1, appeared an article that 4 bodies were taken from the ruins: Bob CATTLE, Jr., aged 17; Willie DORE, 14; Emil FUNK, 14; and Nick CROSS, aged 37...)

Lawrence, KS:- J. T. LEMBORN, a wealthy farmer, has been found murdered...at Fall Leaf....

Baltimore, Md:- William W. IAMS, the Pennsylvania militiaman who was drummed out of the camp at Homestead, was fatally shot...


Feb. 20, p.1:
Chicago:- ...Coldest weather...Michael HUGHES was frozen to death on the way to work, John BRADLEY, overcome by cold, fell in the river...

St. Louis:- James FITZGERALD was hanged here at 10 a.m. today for the murder of his sweetheart, Annie NAESSENS ... the rope broke and the victim lay strug­gling on the ground beneath the gallows. Stimulants were given and he revived. A new rope was sent for, and at 11 o'clock, sick and trembling, but nervy, the victim was again hanged.


Feb. 21, p. 1:
Boston:- Angus D. GILBERT was hanged today for the murder of Rice STERLING, a child, April 10, 1895....

Nashville, TN:- E. R. CAMPBELL, ex-clerk of the U. S. District Court, was shot and killed by his son, Robert CAMPBELL....

Chicago:- Almus BUTTERFIELD, 55 years old...suicide today by cutting his throat....

Gurley, Ala:- Dick CHILDRESS, a noted desperado, was shot and killed by policeman Dick ERWIN here last night.


Feb. 24, p. 1:
Baltimore:- ...7 people asphyxiated, one fatally hurt by jumping...at residence of James R. ARMIGER, a promi­nent jeweler, yesterday. Dead: James R. ARMIGER, age 55; William B. RILEY, his son-in-law, 36; Richard RILEY, son of W. R. RILEY, 4; Marian, daughter of W. R. RILEY, 2; Mrs. Marian CHAPLIN, daughter of James R. ARMIGER, 30; James CHAPLIN, her son, 2; Horace B. MANUEL of New York City, guest. Fatally injured, Olive WILLIAMS, colored, servant, skull fracture.

Hudson, NY:- William N. LUCKENBACH...Lutheran church, died last night....


Jan. 2, p. 1:
Columbus, Ohio:  ...Residence of John H. HIBBARD... was destroyed by fire. Mr. & Mrs. HIBBARD and son, Allen, aged 5, and baby Dorothy, Miss Fay HIBBARD and Mrs. Grace Hibbard LEE. sisters of Barnsville, Ohio, perished...


Jan. 4, p. 1:
Zanesville, Ohio:  An engine...exploded this morning. Bert MEADE, the engineer, and fireman Frank HESSE, were instantly killed...


Jan. 13, p. 1:
Philadelphia: A scaffold on which three painters were working... fell this afternoon. William ANDERSON and Edward PETROSKI were instantly killed and Henry PETERSON was fatally injured.


Feb. 25, p. 1:
Washington: Miss Elizabeth FLAGLER, daughter of General FLAGLER...shot colored boy named GREEN... pleaded guilty to involuntary murder...sentenced to three hours in jail and to pay a fine of $500.

Madison, WIS:  Mrs. A. W. PATERSON was shot by her husband, who then killed himself... family came here last July from Algona, Iowa...


Feb. 26, p. 1:
Ft. Worth, TX:  Foster CRAWFORD and "The Kid" who raided the...bank at Wichita Falls, Texas, yesterday afternoon, killing the cashier Frank DORSEY, wounding the bookkeeper, P. P. LANGFORD... [See next entry].


Feb. 27, p. 1:
Wichita Falls, TX:  The two men...killed cashier DORSEY Tuesday, were lynched last night....Foster CRAWFORD and the younger LEWIS, alias, "The Kid"

Brooklyn:  Two...daughters of Wooster HOTCHKISS lost their lives...in a fire...at 158 Prospect...

Philadelphia, PA:  Brig. Gen. George W. GILE, a distinguished officer of the civil war, is dead, aged 66 years.

Crisfield, MD:  Three young children of Nelson PARKER burned to death here, today...


Feb. 29, p. 1:
Chicago:  Three of a family of eight are dead... result of escape of coal gas in residence of Fred STUENKLE, a farmer...near Crete in Will County...The father, oldest daughter, Rosamond, 13, and a 4-year-old child, Della, are already dead...


Mar. 3, p. 1:
Utica, NY:  The Genesee, an immense art building, burned today. Mrs. David MURPHY was killed by falling from the fire escape. Mrs. John WOOD is missing.


Mar. 5, p. 1:
St. Louis:  Andrew WHARTON, horse trader...murdered his wife, Louisa, at 8:30 o'clock...accused his wife of infidelity...


Mar. 6, p. 1:
Alma, WIS:  Fire last night destroyed the house of G. OLDHOUSE, a carpenter. The father, mother, and five children were burned to death.

Mar. 10, p. 1;
San Francisco:  Another woman of the town was strangled...Bertha PARADIS or 37 St. Mary's Street...

Alta Vista, KS:  John HEPNER and wife... arrested for the murder of Frank MITCHELL, a prominent farmer...

Allentown, PA:  Fidel TRITCHLER, aged 64...shot his wife dead... two shots into his own brain... suffering from insomnia...


Mar. 11, p. 1:
Hinsdale, ILL:  ...Willis L. BLACKMAN...struck by train on the C. B.& A. Railway. Carlos, the youngest son, was instantly killed, and also the coachman, Samuel RUSSELL. Willis, the eldest son was terribly injured, and will probably die. Margery, the youngest daughter, has a broken leg...


Mar. 12, p. 1:
Denver:  Edward Guy WARD, a Santa Fe brakeman, who came here a month ago from Neosha County, Kansas... killed his wife and himself...


Mar. 13, p. 1:
Chicago:  Dr. A. V. BURGHILL, who offered to sell himself... for $5000... was terribly injured in an explosion last evening... in connection with hazardous experiments with flash-light photography...


Mar. 17, p. 1:
Harrisburg, PA: Two persons were killed... near Steelton today. The dead are: Samuel WELSH, engineer; Less STROUS, Fireman; H. KRAUSE of Akron, Ohio, sustained internal injuries...


Mar. 19, p. 1:
Chicago:  Albert G. FIELDS, colored, murderer of Mrs. RANDOLPH, was today sentenced to be hanged May 15...

Liberty, MO:  Judge James LINCOLN died here last night, aged 56 years. Judge LINCOLN was a relative of the martyred president, his grandfather being a brother of Abraham Lincoln.

Pittsburg, KS:  Late last night...George A. ROSIN, age 19, of Nevada, MO., was shot and killed by Ernest WILSON.


Mar. 20, p. 1:
Winnipeg, MAN:  By a terrible explosion of powder at the gold mines in Rossland, in the remote northwest country, four men were killed and two fatally injured. The dead are Thomas GIBBONS, Mike PAIGAN, Jos. DOLAN, and Dansel LYNCH. The injured are Ed. SHANAGAN and Mike BROOKS.


Mar. 25, p. 1:
Boston:  Hiram H. MORRISON...confessed that he choked the woman to death in a fit of jealous rage... Rev. James MILNE, a Presbyterian pastor of Nevada, Iowa...died near Navajo Springs, AZ...Rev. A. B. SHRADER, a Lutheran pastor, also of Nevada, accompanied the body...


Mar. 26, p. 1:
Philadelphia, PA:  Another theory has arisen regarding Annie McGRATH's death... sever relations with Samuel P. LANGDON... statements by Miss Addie GRIFFITHS... who was with her the day before her death...

Patterson, NJ:  Maj. Edward LESLIE a well-known inventor, committed suicide today by taking morphine...


Mar. 28, p. 1:
Atchison, KS: Mrs. FOSTER, divorced widow of C. E. FOSTER, U. S. District Judge for Kansas, died this morning in the county poor house...


Apr. 2, p. 1:
Rock Island, ILL:  Hundreds of persons today visited the (Henry F.) BASTIAN farm... finding the decomposed body of John LOUDERBACH... strengthens the general belief that... BASTIAN committed suicide... feared his criminal record was about to be laid bare. Following is a list of men who were upon BASTIAN's farm and mysteriously disappeared... Fred KUSCHMANN... Frieze KIERNZEN... Marshall LEWIS...


Apr. 3, p. 1:
Atlanta, GA:  Sheriff W. O. GWYNNE, of Pike County, was killed and John F. MADDEN, a prominent citizen, fatally wounded, at Concord...by the notorious (Taylor) DELK gang...


Apr. 6, p. 1:
Ridgeton, ONT [prob. Canada]:  At Watson Bros. mill... a boiler explosion tore the building into fragments. The bodies of Daniel LEITCH and A. M. CUNNINGHAM... been extricated... John BUTLER was fatally injured.


Apr. 11, p. 1:
Butte, MT:  An explosion of 100 pounds of giant powder exploded...killed are Con. G. DOWNEY, John QUINLAN, Ed. SHIELDS, James DWYER, John McVEIGH, and Patrick O'ROURKE...


Apr. 14, p. 1:
Dannemora, NY:  Joseph SELAMEL was put to death in the state prison by electricity...murdered his sweetheart, Theresa KAMORA, cutting her throat...


Apr. 17, p. 1:
Peoria, ILL:  By the explosion of a converter at the works of the American Glucose Co., this morning, John HOEY and a man named BURNS were instantly killed and John WILSON, Mat CONNELLY and John DOOLY were badly injured.


Apr. 23, p. 1:
Eufala, I.T. [now Oklahoma]:  A farmer, T. J. BRASHNER, was seriously, and Tom BROOKS, one of the outlaws, mortally wounded...

Sing Sing, NY:  Hermann, wife murderer was success­fully executed...Charles PUSTALKA, another wife mur­derer, entered the death chamber...was pronounced dead.


Apr. 24, p. 1:
La Plata, MD:  The dead bodies of Mrs. Joseph COCKING and Miss Daisy MILLER, her niece, and the unconscious form of Joseph COCKING were found today...robbery had been the incentive...

Huntington, WVa:  John LOVE, living 30 miles south of here, shot and killed his wife last night, then shot his father-in-law, MAZEE...MAZEE and LOVE will both die.


Apr. 27, p. 1:
Sing Sing, NY:  Karl FEIGNBAUM, alias Anton LAHN, who murdered Mrs. Johanna HOFFMAN...was executed by electricity today...

Adrian, MI:  Eugene CAMBURN, a farmer living near Tipton, Wis., shot and fatally wounded by Henry LUCE last night. LUCE then shot himself dead...


Apr. 29, p. 1:
Delaware, Ohio:  William SCARBOROUGH, Joseph HEIDELBRANCH, Mrs. Lucinda WILLIAMSON and Charles CRANBERRY were killed by a cloudburst at Waldo last night.

Winslow, AZ:  Frank CUNNINGHAM, freight conductor... died however, half an hour after reaching Winslow...


Apr. 30, p. 1:
Carrolton, MO:  William TAYLOR, who with his brother, George, murdered the MEEKS family, was hanged...this morning.


May 1, p. 1:
Mt. Sterling, KY:  Judge W. D. MINICK, of Morehead, KY, was shot in the arm by Plin TOLLIVER, uncle of the famous Craig TOLLIVER, and died here today.


May 5, p. 1:
Cincinnati, OH:  A gas explosion...Felicita DRACH and C. L. WELLS...died today. Others dead are Rolling A. DAVIS, Adolph DRACH, and Mamie KENNEDY... John McCORTY is in critical condition...a body was identified as Ella SINGLETON... missing are... William MEYER, Samuel EPSTEIN, Louis FOSDICK, William LAUTH, Henry LANGMEAD, SOUTHGATE, and LIGHTFOOT... others most seriously hurt are: Joseph SPRIGGS, colored, Burned; H. E. HUNWICK... Mary HUTTZELMANN... Emil DRACH... Peter BURRIS... Charlie SPILLE...

New York:  Explosion of a gasoline stove...dead are Mrs. Rebecca COHEN, Carl COHEN...Solomon COHEN...and Mrs. PASTERNEK...

May 6, p. 1:
Denver:  Mrs. Mary GOVER...committed suicide by taking morphine...


May 7, p. 1:
Philadelphia:  H. H. HOLMES was hanged in Moyamen­sing Prison this morning...PIETZEL family...and Benjamin, the father...


May 8, p. 1:
Tucson, AZ:  William ROACH, ex-chief of police, committed suicide...ROACH was a Canadian, 54 years old...


May 11, p. 1:
Winslow, AZ:  George STAPLES...committed suicide...


May 12, p. 1:
Chicago:  Daniel McCARTHY, bookbinder, shot and killed his wife today at the home of her mother, Mrs. Barbara GROVER...


May 14, p. 1:
Buffalo, NY:  Thomas PURDY and VAN JENLY were working at the bottom of an elevator shaft...killing both men.


May 16, p. 1:
Justin, TX:  W. J. EVANS was killed here by a cyclone and it wounded... at Gribbel Springs three persons were killed and 30 injured. The dead are Mrs. SHANNON and small child; Mr. HILL, a young man...

Sherman, TX:  The following is a revised list of dead and wounded... White: Mrs. Otto BILLINGER, three children; Mrs. BARN and three children; John AMES, wife and two children; Mrs. L. H. MONTGOMERY and three children; the children of Rev. J. AKERS; Alexander PIERRE and five children; Miss JENKINS; Lige CORON, wife and child; Mrs. George ANDERSON's baby; Rev. J. D. SHEARER and wife; William HAMILTON; Mrs. Billy MARTIN; Mrs. J. J. JOHNSON; wife and two children of Mr. DAVIS; Mrs. Dave HERRING, two small children; Charles WEDDEL of Fairview; George GRAY and son; Mrs. WRIGHT; CLARK and two children.

Dead, colored:  J. WALKER, Nora NICHOLSON and three children; Lucy BALLINGER, Sloan BALLINGER, Katie KING, Mary LAKE, Leticia LAKE, Fadis LAKE, Lizzie LAKE, Eliza COX, Charles COX, Cam PATTY, Jim ENGLISH, two children of Wesley PATTY, three children of Ben CEPHUS, three children of Belle BACHELOR, Mrs. Ben SODISON.

Wounded, white:  Mrs. Abe SHOCKEY...thought she will die; ...Mrs. Alexander PIERCE...expected to die; Mrs. W. J. BOSTWICK...may die.

Wounded, colored:  Ben Cephus, fatally; Jane MAUPIN... may die; ...missing child, Luke MONTGOMERY...skull was crushed...completes destruction of MONTGOMERY's family...

Benton, KY:  The cyclone...did great damage... Alexander JONES and wife and three children were killed at Elva.


May 20, p. 1:
Paris, TX:  The shanty boat murder case in which Charles LEE and Hickman FREEMAN are charged with killing Ed. T. CANARY, Jeff MADDOX, and Paulie APPLEGATE of Red River, near Arthur City...


May 22, p. 1:
San Francisco:  Alva E. SHEPPARD, a jeweler, last night murdered his cousin, Mrs. L. F. AVERY and then cut his own throat...


May 26, p. 1:
Oxford, MI:  From reports...of fierce winds yesterday... the following are known to have been killed...near Ortonville:  W. J. MITCHELL, wife and two children; Daniel THOMPSON and son; Abram QUICK, wife and two children; Mrs. Henry QUICK; John WILKINS; John PORRITT; Mrs. Joseph PORRITT; John MILKEY, T. E. GLEASON, Mrs. T. D. EATON, Abe KITCHELL, Mrs. William KITCHELL, Edwin FIELD, and two children of Mr. HOWE.

At Parkwold:  Susan STEWART, Mrs. E. A. WOLVERTON, Mrs. William DAVIDSON and daughter, Ida; Ed. FIFIELD, child of Alfred FIFIELD; Ed. HOWE fatally injured.

At North Oxford:  Mrs. Oscar SLATE; Thomas BISHOP...and Joseph SMILEY and son...

Cairo, ILL:  A storm struck...ferry boat Katherine capsized... drowning all on board but the captain, engineer and clerk... killed Charles GILHOFER, Daniel HAYES, Ward RITTENHOUSE, all of Cairo; Mr. Stanley and Miss STANLEY, Wickliffe, Ky; Richard THUMAN, printer, Cairo; Mrs. William SHANNON and baby, Birdspoint; Mrs. Mary JONES, Jackson, TN; Lewis HALL, colored, Cairo; Asburg ALEXANDER, Colored, Wickliffe, Ky; George DAVIS, colored, Ciaro; Miss ORR, Birdspoint...

North McGregor, IA:  A partial list of those drowned in the flood follows: Mrs. Morgan BURKE; William BURKE; John GODLET; Michael NAVELLE, John LAVOTCH, John MALONEY, Mrs. John MALONEY, Michael MALONEY, Lawrence MEYER, Mrs. Lawrence MEYER, Anton MEYER and three children, John NICHOLS, ___GIRARD.

Ortonville, MI:  Seven persons reported killed and 20 to 30 injured by a cyclone...partial list of dead...in Brandon and Groveland Townships...Daniel THOMPSON and sons; William MITCHELL, Mrs. William MITCHELL and two children, John PRITT, John MILEY, Mrs. T. G. HEATON...


May 28, p. 1:
St. Louis:  ...loss of life here and at East St. Louis. Probably five or six hundred are killed outright and twice that number injured... rumors of cyclones at other towns... So. St. Louis is littered with bodies of the dead. East St. Louis is a gigantic cemetery... dead bodies recovered:  Mr. & Mrs. David S. SAGE, George WOLF... Henry STRICKLER, Vandalia Railway; Dr. C. E. NEALL, dentist; two children of Mrs. Horace TRUMP, Litchfield, Ill.; Mrs. RICHEY, Joe FRANKE, Joe MITCHELL, Phil STRICKLER, Miles MITCHELL, Charles CARROLL, barber, John KENT, Mrs. Scott HAYWARD, Frank ROSE, Ed. KAVANAUGH, Jacob KURTZ, Vincennes, Ind.; Mrs. CLENDENNING, Mrs. BRUCE, Mrs. Emma SULLIVAN, Robert BLAND, John READER, Charles MAITZ, William SULZER, Henry WINTERMAN, ___ ANDERSON, ___PALMSLEY, Miss CONLEY, John HAYS, Mrs. SLIDE, Fred BERLEN, Harry HESS, John HAYS, Mrs. William HAYS, Mrs. Pat BEAN, Robert WILSON...Malachi McDONALD, John PANDY, William OTTEWAD, John BURGESS, Wallace BUTLER, Robert MILLER, John RAFFERTY, Benjamin DELSILA, Alexander CHUBRINGER, James DUNN, Francis CORRIDEGUEZ, Fred WELLS, eight years old, Sarah WELLS, six months old, Mrs. CARTER and child, Peter DETRICH, MNax WEISS, Malacey McDONALD, Supt. WATERS, Pierce Oil Co., ___JONES, Engineer Aetna Iron Works, Frank FISHER, Emma CHENEY, Isabelle HORN, of the Sawyer Mfg. Co., Charles HANDY, Zimmerman, Katie CLAYPOOL...

Others killed:  East St. Louis dead:  Charles WAITE, William SURRER, Mrs. STOCK, J. A. PORTER, L. RICHARDSON, Amelia SURRER, John REAMS, Scott HAYWARD, Peter WALMLEY, John ANDERSON, Mrs. BRUCK, Emma SULLIVAN, Jacob KINTZE, P. J. STRICKLER, Michael KILDEA, Thomas KEENE, Bert FARRELL, William FARRELL, Frank McCORMICK, Joseph FRANKS, ex-policeman Thomas GRIFFIN and family of three, Frank ROSE, Robert BLAND, John VALENTINE, City Collector David S. SAGG and wife, Philip STRICKLER, Jr., and mother, Judge FAULK of Vandalia, Ill., Mrs. MARTELL and all boarders at the MARTELL house except Judge HOPE of Alton, Ill., Mr. and Mrs. John HAYES, William HAYES, and all boarders at Tremont House established at 16, Myler MITCHELL, William MITCHELL, William SULLIVAN and wife, Mrs. John REED, Patrick DEAN and family of six, Mrs. ROOSE, Albert VOLKMAN, ___ MITCHELL, John SULLIVAN, William RICKEY, Mrs. Ida KEEN, Henry WINTERMAN, Jacob KOERPE...


May 29, p. 1:
St. Louis:  The following are to-day's additions to the identified death list in East St. Louis: Mrs. Patrick DEAN and daughter, Mary CORRIGAN, C. C. CONNELLY, child, Teddy CONNELLY, Mike DILLIGAN, Edward DUFFY, Maria EVANS, Willie FREE, Henry FLEMING, James FLANNAGAN, F. A. FREEZE, Mrs. Robert GAGE, Amos GAGE, Amie GLADSHAW, Martin GRUER, George GERHARDT, M. K. GILLIGAN, Herman HUMPHRIES, William HARDIGAN, J. E. HEINE, John HARLEY, Mrs. William HAYES, Mrs. Schilda HAYWOOD, Julius HUGHES, James KAVANAGH, Mrs. KUMER, J. E. KEENE, George LUCKEY, J. MORAN, Frank MURPHY, Jack McCALL, Clarence MORGAN, F. W. MURRAY, F. A. NICHOLS, Residence Cincinnati; C. POTTER, L. L. PORTER and son, Brighton, ILL; Harry ROSE, John REEMS, W. A. RICE, Hunting Bird, KY; Charles ROETH, Mrs. Belle RICKEY, Joseph STOPPLE, J. A. SAMUEL, Mrs. George SLATE, Stella STEVEN, Henry SPRECKER, Mrs. WALDRON.

St. Louis:  The following are to-day's additions to the identified dead in St. Louis:  C. AUL, William BOWLER, U. BECKLEIN, Fred BARNWELL, William BLACHEX, William CROOK, Mrs. CARTER, child of Mrs. Carter, Peter DIEDRICK, Joseph ESCHLER, Thomas E. IRVIN; Casper FIEDLER, ___ FISHER, three months old; Mrs. Anna GARDNER, James GOFF, Amos GAGE, Henry GAUGAN, Henry HYMAN, Mrs. J. P. HERMAN, Richard JONES, Henry KRUHLIN, Anna LEVA, Mrs. Catharine MAURSEHEIMER, James MORGAN, Edward McGOVERN, Thomas MONAGHAN, James O'NEILL, Mrs. O'NEILL, Miss O'NEILL, William PLANK, Catharine PROUT, John RICHARDSON, Charles REHEBECH, Arthur EILER, John SHERBEL, Charles SUDHOFF, Bernice STEINKOELTER, Edward SELP, Adam STEINKETTA, William C. TAYLOR, Louise VENNELLE, Sarah B. WOODRIFF, John WAGNER, Owen WATTERS, Max WEISS, Michael WOOLSEY, Robert WILSON, Lou SEMPLE.

Ambler, PA:  ...tornado swept through the lower end of Montgomery County yesterday. Three lives were lost... Jarrettown where most of the damage was done. A stone barn blew down burying Alfred MOFFITT, Winfield EMSILE, John BATES, and Charles SPENCER. The two former were dead when taken out...at Langhorn, George WENTER was killed...


May 30, p. 1:
St. Louis:  ...reports received from New Baden, just over the line in Clinton county...four houses remaining. The dead are Adam PETER, Jacob MALRICH, P. S. MEYER and daughter, Mrs. RUST and little girl, Peter KEANE and wife, Jacob LEE, Ida BARNES, and a young daughter of J. J. FREDLOSER...

St. Louis:  Seven died in Hospitals of East St. Louis last night of their injuries. They were: Charles COLLINS, Fritz HUMPHREY, F. A. PREIS, William RICKEY, William D. WALSH, Lena WENTHOUSE...

Lincoln, NE:  C. P. MUNN, wife and family of 12 children moved from Lincoln to St. Louis on the 16th of this month. The father, mother, and 11 children were killed in the tornado... Frank MUNN sole survivor of the family.

Jun. 1, p. 1:
Neosho, MO:  Seventeen lives were lost by Saturday's flood ...the dead are as follows: H. ANDREW, Mrs. ANDREW and three children, Carl SCHMIDT, Mrs. SCHMIDT and five children, Mrs. Harry ROBINSON and one child, Willie WEBBER, Child of Archie WILLIAMS, Mrs. Henry WHITE, wife of the pastor of the M.E. church...

Shamokin, PA:  Five miners were horribly roasted by an explosion of gas at the Buckridge Colliery today. The victims are George FAUST, cannot recover; Samuel FAUST, recovery doubtful; Thomas THOMPSON, will die; Daniel SCHMELTZ, may recover; John SPRECHT, may recover...

Columbus, GA:  Six hundred men broke into the courtroom at 10 o'clock and took Jesse SLAYTON, a negro charged with assaulting Mrs. Howard BRYAN...and hung him to a tree, subsequently filling his body with bullets. The mob afterward took Will MYERS, colored, charged with the same offense, from jail and lynched him.


Jun. 6, p. 1:
Ft. Smith, Ark:  Last night Mrs. Fagan BOURGLAND shot twice and fatally wounded Maud ALLEN and then fired upon her own husband...


Jun. 8, p. 1:
Denver:  Frank MAYO, the celebrated actor...died on the train...


Jun. 10, p. 1:
Johnstown, PA:  180 cans of dynamite exploded below Lilly yesterday... dead and injured are:  Mike SCANNOSKI; fatally injured, Antonio STIBIV, Cregorius SCHIKI, Gabriel AUCCNOSKI, Frank SMITH, colored; Peter JACKSON, colored; and Samuel WALTERS...


Jun. 15, p. 1:
Lawrence, KS:  Mrs. Clarence SHEETS, a young woman, went insane this morning and killed her year-old baby with an ax. She was separated from her husband.


Jun. 23, p. 1:
Denver:  A woman found dead...has been identified as Miss A. R. WILLIAMS of New York...


Jun. 26, p. 1:
Washington:  Irving L. FORD, the negro whose brutal murder of Elsie KREGLO on May 4th last...was hanged...


Jun. 27, p.1:
Baltimore:  Joseph COCKING of Hilltop, Charles Co., awaiting trial for murdering his wife and her sister, Miss Daisy MILLER, April 23d, was taken from the old jail...and lynched by about 28 men...

Helena, MT:  Two men were mutilated almost beyond recognition in a coal mine at Gelt by an explosion...dead are John PHILLIPS, Jacob WIRULE. Injured: John HOYT.


Jun. 28, p. 1:
Colorado Springs:  Policeman Frank BISH was murdered last night. Dead burglar has been identified as William H. CLARK...


Jun. 29, p. 1:
Perry, O.T.:  Several riots and one murder are reported from Pawhuska, Osage nation. Indian agent Col. H. B. FREEMAN, of the Osages, is in the midst of the semi-annual payment of about $100,000 to members of that tribe... George HAMIL shot and fatally wounded John HEARN.


Jul. 3, p. 1:
Farmville, Ind:  Solomon MARABLE, a negro, was hanged this morning for the murder of Mrs. Lucy Jane POLLARD, June 14, 1895...

Cincinnati:  At 4 a.m. the house of William BRODER at Covedale was discovered...Mrs. BRODER was found dead...William HAAS...robbed and brutally assaulted Mrs. BRODER.


Jul. 9, p. 1:
Akron, OH:  ...verdict of murder...case of Romie COTELL, aged 17, charged with killing Mr. & Mrs. Alvin STONE and Ira STILLSON...


Jul. 13, p. 1:
Chicago:  Five people were killed, three fatally injured... wreck on the Wisconsin Central RR last night. The dead are Charles SAMUEL, Fred KERTED, Frank KOCH, Mary ARNOLD, and Lena HUBERT...


Jul. 16, p. 1:
Pikeville, KY:  News reached here from Coeburn, VA, that Mary SNODGRASS was hanged there... for murder of her child...

Osage, IA:  Gen. Arial B. EATON is dead, aged 83...


Jul. 17, p. 1:
Cleveland, OH:  One more body... recovered this morning... at least three men on the boat are not accounted for...following is a corrected list of the dead: Edward RYAN, Joe. K. HINSLY, Charles SPOERKE, Charles NUQUEEN, Fred FEYEL, ___ FOUND, Christ. GERLACH, Christ. GEHRAN, Charles BENNEISTER, Julies ESKE, August KASTEN, William SAUNDERS, Fritz BARTEL, Mike LYNCH, and Mark PEOPEK.. William BUELOW fell off the dock and drowned...

Guthrie, OK:  ...Dr. Stutzman, formerly of Guthrie, has been arrested for...murder of Aaron HANEY, a saloon keeper of Keokuk Falls...

Perry, OK:  At Lena, Allen R. COOK, lawyer and farmer, was found murdered...Dock BENNETT, A. J. MONTGOMERY, and Charles HYATT have been arrested...


Jul. 18, p. 1:
Lawrenceburg, KY:  ...identified as Joseph HOPPER and wife of London, Ky.


Jul. 21, p. 1:
Dryden, MI:  George SWAYNE, a farmer about 45 years old, killed his three small children, set fire to his house, and blew his own brains out...


Jul. 23, p. 1:
Brainard, MN:  ...John PRYDE, who murdered Andrew PETERSON...was hanged in the county jail...


Jul. 28, p. 1:
Pittsburg, PA:  ...damage by last night's hurricane...dead: Jacob AFFELTER...John FIGUS... George MILLER, fatally injured... Henderson RITCHIE, struck by lightning will not recover... bodies of those recovered are Higgins WILKINSON, Mrs. McKENNA... James McKENNA...Jennie HOLMES...

Sedalia, MO:  Mart CRAWFORD, a section foreman...was lynched a few miles from Tipton...charged with attempted assault upon Miss Mary TUCKLEY, sixteen years old.

Glenwood, CO:  William B. NOBLE...of Washington, D.C... drowned.


Jul. 31, p. 1:
Philadelphia:  A Reading RR Express...killing 43 people outright...was a special excursion...from Bridgeton, Salem, and neighboring villages south of Jersey...

Dead of Millville:  S. P. MURPHY. Salem: Charles ECKLER.

Bridgeton:  Charles MUTA, John GRIVER, Charles P. McGEAR, Mr. & Mrs. TRENCHARD, Joseph PETUS, J. C. JOHNSTON, Charles B. BURROUGHS, Charles SOLY, H. F. BELL, W. C. LOOPER, Mr. & Mrs. P. C. GOLDSMITH, J. BARNES, Miss Jennie SHEPPARD, Lidie CARS, Pearl MUTA, Mrs. H. F. BELL, Annie FREIS, Charles SEBERT, G. B. TAYLOR, James M. BATTEMAN, A, PETERS.

Clearfield, PA:  Franklin DUBOIS.

Atlantic City:  Samuel THORNE, Edward FARR. Mary WENTZELL of Alloway, NJ; Mrs. Elmer MAY, Charles MAY, Palatine, NJ; J. E. WOOD, Camden, NJ; Reva M. LOPER, Yorktown, NJ.

Providence, RI:  Judge George M. CARPENTER U. S. District Court for Rhode Island, died today...


Aug. 1, p. 1:
Rochester, NY:  W. P. BOLDEN, DD., died

Cedar Rapids, IA:  Mason P. MILL, aged 53

Block Island, RI:  Nicholas BELL, aged

Bar Harbor, ME:  Mrs. Josephine WIDENER, wife of P. B. WIDENER.


Aug. 4, p. 1:
Seattle, WA:  Lawrence CUMMINGS...committed suicide...this morning.


Aug. 5, p. 1:
New York:  Robert FRAZER, actor and author...died today...

Guthrie, OK:  ...desperate fight took place. Doolin escaped ...deputies T. M. GREGOR and Horace RAYNOLDS were killed.


Aug. 6, p. 1:
New York:  Mrs. Annette HICK-LORD ...most notable figure of New York society, died last night, aged 67... her father was Unico Peter WILKENS... married Thomas HICKS... married Thomas LORD...


Aug. 7, p. 1:
Salt Lake:  Charles THIEDE was hanged...today..murder of his wife...

Kansas City:  One man was killed outright...dead, Joseph HOBLOWITZ; injured, Harvey BIDLEMAN, Stephen REYNOLDS...

Omaha:  Claud HOOVER was hanged here to-day...killed councilman Sam DUBOIS, his brother-in-law.


Aug. 10, p. 1:
Lancaster, PA:  A runaway trolley car... killed seven persons and injured 50 more... killed are Henry SMITH... of Columbia; Albert FELINGER; W. A. PINDERTON, Columbia; Boy; Chief BURGESS, H. H. HEISS, William METZER, Columbia; W. J. LUDLOW, Sea Girt, NJ; Mrs. Ella FITZGERALD, Lancaster...


Hahnville, LA:  There was a triple lynching in this town yesterday...Lorenzo SALIDENO, who foully assassinated Jules GUEYMARD at Freetown...other two were Decino SOCORO and Angelo MARCUSO...

Aug. 11, p. 1:
Sandusky, OH:  John THOMPSON and Jay LEONARD were killed by lightning...


Aug. 13, p. 1:
Alliance, OH:  ...boiler exploded...Isaiah JOHNSON, engineer...will die. Samuel SNYDER...cannot recover. James GRAISY, John RUFAN, and Sheridan SELLS... injured...

Otis, Ind.:  A bad (train) wreck...engineer James GRIFFIN and Fireman Michael ROCHE...killed...


Aug. 15, p. 1:
Chambersburg, PA:  Wilbur F. KYSTER, found murdered...son of Judge Jacob KYSTER.


Aug. 17, p. 1:
Atchison, KS:  A fear of...Missouri River caused Carl SCHMIDT, a pioneer citizen, to blow his head off.

Chicago:  In a fit of jealousy Charles NELSON shot and killed his wife...

Lancaster, PA:  Two men were killed...explosion of 25 pounds of dynamite at New Hollands, PA., this morning... Frank MAMMOND of Harrisburg... George CROSSMAN... were killed. Michael WADE may die. Injured are Frank LEWIS, Frank PEALE, David HOFFMAN, Joseph MANN, Walter FACSIG, Phillip LAWRENCE, John COTTON, John WHITE, Robert SHIRK...


Aug. 20, p. 1:
Springfield, MA:  Ransom W. DUNHAM, of Chicago, visiting here, died suddenly...

Watertown, SD:  Fire in the residence...burned to death John FELBACH and three daughters.


Aug. 21, p. 1:
Macon, MO:  George ANDERSON, who cut his wife's throat at their home near Atlanta, MO...was hanged here today.


Aug. 24, p. 1:
Wheaton, IL:  Charles Henry STILES...is dead...


Aug. 25, p. 1:
Lowell, MI:  Charles CHURCH...shot and fatally wounded his wife and then committed suicide this morning...


Aug. 27, p. 1:
Chicago:  O. B. ROBBINS...fatally stabbed.


Aug. 28, p. 1:
Plano, Ill.:  Lewis STEWART died last night...

Kansas City, MO:  The neighbors broke in the home of C. W. GREEN... found three children... dead in bed... Mrs. Green, also dead...


Sep. 1, p. 1:
Alton, Ill:  ...powder plant blowup...killed are: Henry RICKERT, Thomas PEBBLE, Henry ROGERS.

Pittsburg:  Joseph OROSZ was hanged this morning... murder of Tuesa BOBAK, whom he shot... because she refused to marry him.


Sep. 2, p. 1:
Van Kleck Hill, Ont.[prob. Canada]:  Five persons burned to death... Mary Louise HANDEAU, Christie VILLENEVE, Josephine DESCHAMPS, Mrs. T. FLYNN, Mrs. K. McLEOD.


Sep. 4, p. 1:
Chadron, NE:  ...W. A. DANLEY, wife, and two children... fire to the room... both babies were dead...

Hollidaysburg, PA:  The bodies of Rev. Thomas REESER... and John D. LOVE...were found on the banks of the Juniata River...suspicion of foul play.


Sep. 7, p. 1:
Benton Harbor, MI:  By the fire...eleven firemen, five of whom were from St. Joe... lost their lives... killed were John HOFFMAN, Thomas KIDD, Frank WOODLEY, Scot RICE, Will Louis HOFFMAN of this city; Ed C. H. GANGE, Arthur C. HILL, Frank SEAVER, Robert L. ROFE, and G. A. HILL of St. Joe...


Sep. 12, p. 1:
Boston:  Bernardo AMBROSOLL, proprietor of the famous Italian Restaurant, was assassinated today by his clerk, Charles BACHIGALUPO, who is insane.


Sep. 14, p. 1:
Eureka, CA:  Four persons were killed... the Arcata and Mad River RR about five miles north of Arcata... Miss Annie HOLLAND, Riverside; Miss KIRKHAM, Blue Lake; Fannie GREGORY, Eureka; Sandy CAMERON, Brakeman...

Victor, CO: Charles McGOVERN, Charles O'TOOLE and George STEVENS were found dead yesterday...with Harry DOYLE and John McDEVITT had been drinking heavily...


Sep. 17, p. 1:
Victor, CO:  Daniel C. McLEOD and Frank LEDBETTER were instantly killed... by the explosion of a blast...


Sep. 18, p. 1:
Indianapolis, IN:  Four men were killed...collision...near Connorsville, Ind. Dead are: Chris SWEETMAN, Engineer; Kensey, fireman; George HOUSE conductor; Hughes, Fireman...


Sep. 19, p. 1:
Perry, O.T.:  It is reported...Elmer COX, a prominent horseman, was lynched at Pawnee, Okla...for killing T. D. CRAWFORD...


Oct. 3, p. 1:
Little Rock, ARK:  Great excitement at Duvall's Bluff over ...Bud CHAFFIN and five children are believed... murdered...


Oct. 5, p. 1:
Osage City, KS:  A frightful (train) wreck... William BECKLER of Los Angeles, CA... drew a pistol... and sent a bullet into his brain... Dead are William BECKLER, Los Angeles; engineer STRUMP, Topeka; Fireman Harry HOLLISTER, Topeka; William McADAMS, tramp... from Chillicothe, IA...

Council Bluffs, IA:  Mrs. Zemin L. AXE, of Omaha, was found dead at an early hour...she had been shot...


Oct. 9, p. 1:
Noblesville, Ind.:  Albert BRAY, aged 39, a farmer and a very religioius man, cut the throats of his wife, a nine-year-old son, Carl, two-year-old daughter, Edna, and himself...died without a struggle...


Oct. 10, p. 1:
Kansas City:  Michael DELANEY is dead, aged 77...

Cincinnati:  Capt. W. W. GILPATRICK, U.S.N., fell dead today in the lighthouse, Department of the Government Building.


Oct. 15, p. 1:
Columbus, GA:  J. A. WHITE and his 19-year-old son yesterday murdered...policemen... are Richard M. ADAMS and William JACKSON...


Oct. 21, p. 1:
Sacramento:  ...lobby of police court this morning James LOWE shot and fatally wounded Addie SCHILLING and then blew out his own brains...

Fredricksburg, VA:  W. T. RAMBUSCH...of Junneau, Wisconsin, shot himself...dying instantly...

Leadville, CO:  Mine riots...dead are Bert MEIR and James BENSON...

Aspen, CO:  Anton CUAZE, a Swiss, shot and killed his wife and mother-in-law...


Sep. 22, p. 1:
Indianapolis:  Charles PFEIFER, telegraph operator, found hanging...wife and child were found dead...


Sep. 23, p. 1:
Chicago:  The body of Edson KEITH was found in Lake Michigan this afternoon.


Sep. 24, p. 1:
New Orleans:  James Hawkins, a negro, slapped a 5-year-old white child in Gretna last night... killing Alexander and Arthur GREEN... mob broke the door, took the man out and hanged him to a tree...


Sep. 30, p. 1:
Savannah, GA:  The west Indian cyclone that swept over the city yesterday... Wallace JOHNSON, a young white man, was killed ...W. J. THOMPSON... killed...Capt. C. J. MURPHY, of the tug Turner, was sunk in the river and drowned, C. J. McCLURE... and a negro were drowned in the tug...

Dalton, OH:  Though he is a mere baby, it was a felonious motive that enraged 7-year-old Carl MELLHANEY to shoot and kill his playmate, Tommy KIDD...

Reading, PA:  ...cast house of the Temple furnace...was blown down... killed are Edward RISMILLER and Samuel TROUT...


Oct. 2, p. 1:
Jacksonville, Fla:  West Indian cyclone...at La Cross... Rev. W. A. BARR, Mrs. F. McINTOSH and her baby were reported killed...at Newberry...C. J. KASTLIN, Mrs. Nancy MOSS, Frank OLMSTERAD and David JONES were killed. At High Springs, Melissa HERREN, J. MORRIS and Sallie NOBLES, colored women, are reported killed...Steve MASON and George JOHNSON have since died...at Lake Butler...C. H. STARKEY, Mrs. J. M. FUTCH and her infant were fatally hurt...Henry SULLIVAN, a negro...was killed...

New Welborn, the house of Amos WHITE was destroyed and two of his children killed...At Lake City...Mrs. Sarah FLETCHER and two boys were killed and Dora JENNINGS, Samuel HUDSON, and Jonas MAYBREY, were fatally injured...

In Nassau county...five children were killed in the wreck of a school house... Lila RAILS, a 12-year-old girl was killed at her home, her mother being fatally injured. Harry JOHNSON was also killed. At King's Ferry, Andy JOHNSON, Moses LASSITER, Simon HENDERSON, May JONES...were killed.


Oct. 23, p. 1:
Hartford, CT:  Rev. Thomas Stoughton POTWIN... committed suicide by hanging himself...


Oct. 26, p. 1:
St. Louis:  Passenger trains...collided...Windsor station 13 miles from this city yesterday instantly killing eight persons... Killed are Adolph HOLE, engineer...Conrad MOBINE, Conrad KUNTZ, C. C. BLEVINS, H. THALL, Barney McKENNA and Miss Maud McKENNA...

Denver:  While Andrew J. SPUTE...boating on Smith's Lake the boat was overturned and Mrs. SPUTE and five children were drowned...

Pittsburg, PA:  Two men were killed...explosion...near Hulton, PA. The dead are; James LaBREE, Chief mixer; Joseph KUSIE, engineeer...


Oct. 27, p. 1:
New York:  Dr. W. W. PALMER and Miss Fannie PALMER...of Keansburg, N.J. were killed today and William HAURAN of Atlantic City, probably fatally injured by a train...


Oct. 29, p. 1:
Wilkesbarre:  A terrible explosion of gas...in the south Wilkesbarre shaft ...William R. JONES, John JOSEPH, Joseph WORTH, James HARRINGTON, James TRACEY, and Thomas OWENS.


Oct. 30, p. 1:
Chicago:  Julius MANNOW was hanged at noon for the murder of Carey B. BIRCH...

Guthrie, OK:  The known dead in Wednesday's cyclone in Lincoln and Payne counties number seven with three perhaps fatally injured... The dead are: William TOBE, farmer at Carney; Millard TOBE, his 10-year-old son; M. T. MULLEN, Postmaster at Mitchell; Mrs. M. T. MULLEN, John SEABRIGHT, 2 miles northeast of Mitchell; Mr. and Mrs. John McLAUGHLIN, Lincoln County. Injured are Robert TOWERS... A traveling salesman named McCOTTER, fatally; Harrison JONES, Lincoln County...

Milwaukee:  An oil stove at the residence of William ALTENBACH exploded... ALTENBACH, his wife and the babe in her arms were fatally burned.


Nov. 5, p. 1:
Kansas City:  Arthur L. SNOOK...shot and killed his wife, Arletta, who was general agent of the Monroe Publishing House, Chicago...and fired two shots into his heart...


Nov. 6, p. 1:
Richard C. WHITNEY, first mayor of Junction City, KS, died in Aztec, NM, recently at age of 77 years.

Con. HARRIGAN, foreman on the Southern Division of the Mexican Central, was killed in a wreck...


Nov. 11, p. 1:
Milford, MA:  The three men..died..they were Fred G. BULMAHAN... Thomas WILLIAMSON and John WILLIAMSON.

Traverse City, MI:  ...buildings burned...Ed NEWBERRY... burned to death...


Nov. 12, p. 1:
Leadville, CO:  ...a fight occurred in a saloon this morning in which five men were stabbed... Stephen FRANKOWITZ, wound fatal...


Nov. 13, p. 1:
Snohomish, WA:  John FOCK...farmer living at Grafton... burned the house and cremated the youngest child...


Nov. 14, p. 1:
Leavenworth, KS:  August BITTERLY...Stony Point farmer, was found dead in his home...

Wichita:  Henry BOLTE, a wealthy German...merchant committed suicide today...

Buffalo, NY:  ...passenger train...struck a wagon at a crossing near Colden, killing a farmer named Lovell WINSHIP and his daughter...


Nov. 18, p. 1:
Bloomington, IL:  The bodies of James WARE and Mrs. Ella RICKETTS were found today....


Nov. 19, p. 1:
Dallas:  The dead body of L. A. PATRICK, a cotton planter of Lancaster, was found...


Nov. 20, p. 1:
Concord, KY:  The...train...caught a buggy...instantly killing...Al POLLICK, a young lawyer, and Misses Lulu and Lizzie LIND...


Nov. 21, p. 1:
Perry, O.T.:  It is believed that H. W. THOMAS, postmaster at Sennett, O.T., who committed suicide a week ago, was in reality Thomas W. HOGFAN, once a prominent lawyer in Illinois...


Nov. 23, p. 1:
Bloomington:  Rev. James MILLER...found in an alley in Decatur, Ill., this morning...


Nov. 25, p. 1:
New York:  The engine...thrown from the tracks near New Brunswick, N.J... killed are Joseph M. EAGAN, Engineer; H. W. CHICHESTER, Fireman... John FISHER...will probably die.


Nov. 27, p. 1:
Waco, TX:  The cyclone...20 miles west of here...residence of Buck DOUGLASS was destroyed...and one child killed outright...


Nov. 30, p. 1:
Boston:  ...E. H. HOLMES shot W. H. JORDAN, the proprietor ...It is believed both will die.

Cincinnati:  At 8 a.m. to-day Thomas JOY, well-known as "Tonie" JOY in sporting circles, died...

Perry, OK:  Luther GREENMAN, wife and three children perished in a fire which destroyed their house on a farm near this town.

Washington:  Robert E. MARSHALL...shot himself at his brother's house...son of K. W. MARSHALL, Assistant Postmaster General under President GRANT.

Frank JOHNSON, colored, was hanged at Columbia, Tenn. for the murder of Austin RYE.

Someone fired into a building at Ritzville, WA, where a marriage was in progress. Miss Mary BAUER was fatally injured...

J. I. PALTENOW was fatally injured and A. McDANIELS badly hurt by exploding dynamite at the Alf Mine, Trail Creek, B.C.

The body of Moses YOWELL, who disappeared from Sidney, IA...was found on the prairie...

...Chaplain M. C. BLAINE, at Ft. Ringgold, TX...BLAINE and daughter were burned to death...


Dec. 1, p. 1:
Helena, MT:  A freight train... engine left the track. Ed JARBEAN, head brakeman, was...killed...

Perrysville, OH:  Horace L. STEARNS...shot and instantly killed by Elias KEYSTER...

Borwin's Valley, MN:  Nathan LAMPSON, who during the Indian outbreak in Minnesota in 1862, killed Little Crow, the famous Sioux Chieftian, is dead, aged 95.

Marion, OH:  On Oct. 30 last, Henry POWERS, a farmer residing 5 miles north of here, escaped...placing the barrel close to his wife's head blew the top of her head off... POWERS... shot himself...


Dec. 2, p. 1:
Atlantic City, N.J.:  Two firemen met death...at Chelsea to-day. They are: William DOHERTY...and Thomas LENNIG...

St. Louis:  ...brutal murder of Christopher LUDWIG, aged 52, by Harry SCHMELZER...


Dec. 7, p. 1:
Cincinnati:  A collision occurred... near Storrs Station on the B&O Southwestern RR... Engineer John PRICE and Fireman Homer DIXON...killed... L. ZEPHERNICH, of Delhi...died from his injuries...

Lexington, MO:  At one o'clock this morning a mob of Ray County farmers broke into the county jail and secured Jesse WINNER and James NELSON, held for the murder of Mrs. WINNER and her two babies, and lynched them. The WINNNERS live northwest of Richmond...


Dec. 8, p. 1:
Wilkesbarre, PA:  Abraham ECKERT, who was to have been hanged to-day for the murder of Frederick T. BITTENBENDER, took poison in his cell this morning and died at 11:30.


Dec. 11, p. 1:
San Francisco:  Mrs. Sarah B. COOPER and daughter Harriet here found dead this morning...

Phoenix:  George D. HAMILL suicided at the Gregory House...remains...sent to Baldwinsville, NY.


Dec. 12, p. 1:
Boston:  Mary L. COLLINS and Samuel P. PUTNAM, of Chicago, were found dead to-day in a room occupied by the woman...


Dec. 18, p. 1:
Lawrence, KS:  Last night August BEIRMAN, a farmer, was shot in the back by his wife...woman said she did not love her husband...

Russellville, KY:  ...bodies of Dink and Arch PROCTOR...dead body of Will PROCTOR, a half-brother to Dink...mob battered down door...Arch PROCTOR, aged 20, stabbed Aaron and Doc CRAFTON to death at Adairville...


Dec. 21, p. 1:
Mayfield, KY:  Jim STONE, a negro rapist, was taken from jail...by fully 500 men and hanged to a tree in the court house yard. The body was then riddled with bullets... assault was upon Mrs. J. M. R. GREEN of this city...

Red Cliff, CO:  Ernest HURD shot and killed W. H. NOTTINGHAM...

Casper, WY:  At Thermopolis, Fremont County, B. F. HENSON...shot and killed Thomas BIRD...


Dec. 22, p. 1:
Wheeling, WVa:  At Littleton, a wife suspension bridge over the creek broke down... Wilbert HAMMON, aged 18, was killed...

Nashville, TENN:  A Birmingham, Ala., special to the Banner says: Joe JAMES, colored, was lynched at Woodstock...to assault Fannie SMITH, 17...

Cincinnati:  James PRESTON shot his wife, Amanda, aged 37, her son, William BRYANT, aged 19, and himself at their residence ...was a farmer near New Richmond, Onio.


Dec. 26, p. 1:
Owensboro, KY:  Alfred HOLT, colored, alias Alexander, murderer of police officer A. WHITE, was taken from jail... hanged to a tree..seven men in the last week have met death at the hands of mobs...Henry FINLEY...at Mayfield and shot...three others were victims of a mob in Logan County...Jim STONE was lynched at Mayfield...and Will SUETT, a negro boy...shot to death near Mayfield.


Dec. 29, p. 1:
New Haven, CT:  Ella EAGER... committed suicide... engineer Fred C. EAGER was running...

New York:  ...Frank P. ARBUCKLE of Denver, Colo., found dead in a lot...


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