Two boys 18 years old, in Wichita, had a fight, and the smaller, John Chapman, struck the other, Frank Lacie, with a base ball bat, fracturing the latters skull, and then escaped. Lacie will probably die, and Chapman is well started for a dime novel cover. The Emporia News, Emporia, Kansas. January 25, 1878. Page 3. © Transcribed by Darren McMannis for the Kansas Council of Genealogical Societies, Inc.