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John King’s Accident

We very much regret to learn that John King, of Mt. Pleasant township, met with a very severe and painful accident on Tuesday afternoon....

The 2-Pronged Pitchfork

MARION CENTER, KS - Thursday of last week, William Dobbs, who lives a few miles northeast of Marion Centre, was hauling a load of...

Arm Caught in Threshing Machine

MANHATTAN, KAN - On Monday afternoon last, as Willis Paul was engaged in threshing near Manhattan, one of his arms was caught in the...

Miss Reed Shot

OLATHE, KS - On Sunday last, Mr. Reed, near the depot, was handling a pistol, supposed not to be loaded, and foolishly held it...

Rossville Bridge Came Falling Down

ROSSVILLE, KAN - The nearly completed iron bridge over Cross Creek, at Rossville, fell yesterday afternoon. The bridge cost about $3,000, and it is...