William Panky, formerly of Greene County, Illinois, was murdered near the mouth of Blue River, Kansas Territory, it is supposed by a man named Lovell, of Randolph County. $500 are offered for his arrest.

The Ottawa Free Trader, Ottawa, Illinois. October 28, 1854.  Page 2.  (c) Transcribed by Darren McMannis for the Kansas Council of Genealogical Societies, Inc.