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Murder at Topeka, Kansas - U. S. Deputy Marshal Killed in the Discharge of His Duty ~ April 30, 1860

A Bender Horror at Topeka ~ March 9, 1874

Accidental Shooting (Con McGuire & Morris Keating) ~ April 4, 1880

Topeka News Items (over 20 items) ~ July 26, 1885

A Building Burned and Two Persons Cremated (Mary McLaughlin and Annie Evans) ~ May 3, 1888

Ed Short & S. N. Wood Held on Charge of Conspiracy ~ September 6, 1888

James Stewart Murder and Trial ~ January 17, 1889

No Grave for Nat Oliphant ~ June 9, 1889

Man Shoots & Fatally Wounds his Wife (Jacob Kuykendall) ~ September 24, 1889

Sued for $100,000 ~ November 1, 1889

Starved in Alaska ~ November 1, 1889

Trial of John Henry Collins ~ December 20, 1889

A Detective's Mistake (David Link, Matt Knapp, Jim Jones "Bill Harris" Kid) ~ February 7, 1890

R. Hines & F. P. Fuller Held on $10,000 Bonds ~ February 19,1890

Gone Without Notice ~ May 8, 1891

A Lively Colored Minister ~ May 28, 1891

The Wood Murder ~ June 30, 1891

Pounded His Baby to Death ~ November 6, 1891

Shot His Mother by Accident (Mrs. Frank Oliver) ~ August 29, 1893

Woman Suffrage in the Platform ~ June 14, 1894

Jones Got His Throat Cut ~ April 25, 1895

Charles Orendorf Suicide ~ June 20, 1895

Foreman of Mulvane Ranch Brutally Murdered ~ July 5, 1895

Horse Driven To Death ~ August 19, 1895

Crazed By Grippe (Charles Bauershmidt) ~ August 27, 1895

Fraker Caught At Last ~ September 3, 1895

Found Dead in the Weeds ~ October 29, 1895

Hodgins Pleads Guilty ~ November 3, 1895

A Poet's Mind in a Fine Frenzy ~ November 3, 1895

Mrs. Van Fleet's Body Found by Her Husband in the College ~ December 10, 1895

Excitement of Relatives of Newly Buried Dead ~ December 10, 1895

Robert Shaw Skated in Hole and Died ~ December 21, 1895

Shipped Childred as Freight ~ February 22, 1896

Murder of Anna Williams, 12 Year Old Girl who Lived Near Topeka ~ January 5, 1897

Preacher Held for Murder ~ November 23, 1897

J.S. Collins, A Suicide? ~ May 22, 1898

Murdered His Father to Secure His Life Insurance ~ June 10, 1898

John Collins Arrested for Murder of His Father (J. S. Collins) ~ June 17, 1898

Miss Ethel Henry Suicide ~ October 15, 1898

Topeka Man Must Answer for the Death of Charles Watson ~ January 24, 1899

Against Marking Convict Made Goods ~ February 25, 1899

A Kansas Farmer Kills HImself in Topeka ~ July 3, 1899

Young Woman Burned to Death ~ September 6, 1901

Held for Murder (Roy Daniels) ~ March 22, 1902

Prominent Kansan Drowns ~ September 2, 1902

A Bride of Four Days Fled (W. F. Elliott) ~ September 28, 1902

Beaten By The Guards ~ February 14, 1903

Famous Building Collapsed ~ May 29, 1903

William Mason Guilty of Murder ~ December 9, 1903

Bad Negroes at Holton (Greenway brothers & Arthur Scott) ~ July 18, 1904

Mrs. Wehe Improving ~ July 18, 1904

Incubator Baby Has Birthday ~ February 15, 1908

New Twentieth Kansas Head ~ October 2, 1908

To Move State Reform School ~ October 2, 1908

A Candidate Declines ~ October 9, 1908

Kansas After Missouri Pacific ~ October 16, 1908

Refuses to Leave Kansas ~ October 23, 1908

Four Cremated in Flaming Hotel ~ April 24, 1909

Topeka Man Refuses to Back His Murder Confession ~ November 17, 1909

Louise Laurent Dies for Her Love of Nick Parks ~ January 4, 1910

Kansas Murder Is Mystifying ~ February17, 1912

Balloonist Drowns ~ July 16, 1913

Girl Tells Strong Story of Kidnapping ~ June 24, 1914

Louis L. Dyche Dead ~ January 21, 1915

A School Girl - A Suicide ~ April 24, 1915

Spurned by Mother; Slays Her Daughter ~ April 29, 1916

Oldest Kansas Printer Dead ~ September 25, 1916

Plight of Six Orphans Touches Calvin's Heart ~ July 21, 1917

Posse of Four Hundred Closing in on Two Bandits (H. W. McCartney) ~ January 5, 1918

Secret Service After Sugar Hoarders - Many Come in and Confess ~ September 26, 1918

One Hundred New Cases in Topeka, Total is Now 663 (Dr. Crumbine) ~ October 17, 1918

Dies in France (Robert John Weirich) ~ October 27, 1918

Horsewhips Husband - Mrs. Harry French Resents Testimony at Trial ~ October 30, 1918

Cootie - Proof "Unders" (Mrs. Charles W. Eastman) ~ October 31, 1918

Corp. John J. Wimmer Over ~ November 3, 1918

Oskaloosa Guard Unit had many Casualties ~ November 4, 1918

Two Deaths Yesterday - Influenza Epidemic is Still A Serious Proposition ~ November 11, 1918

Lieut. Clyde Wasson Gassed ~ November 14, 1918

Women Suffers May Need Swamp-Root ~ November 28, 1918

Seventy Cases of Influenza; Four Deaths Reported ~ December 11, 1918

Women In A L. A. Post - Miss Nella Marine Woods was Army Nurse During War ~ July 9, 1919

Small Pox Increase - Twenty-Five Cases Reported Here in Last Three Months ~ July 9, 1919

Typhoid on Increase - More Cases are Reported to City Health Officer Brown ~ July 16, 1919

Learn's of Son's Death - Topeka Sailor Washed Overboard From Destroyer Whipple ~ July 21, 1919

Says He Was Indian Giver ~ July 24, 1919

Once Governor of Idaho Dies On Kansas Poor Farm ~ November 4, 1921

Doctor, 74, Is Winner of Spelling Contest ~ September 11, 1929

Kansas House Kills 'Blue Law' Repeal ~ February 17, 1931

Bank Robber Rushed to Prison to Escape Mob Menace ~ November 29, 1933

Attorney Davis Defends Alleged Killer ~ March 9, 1934

Jake Hightower in "Solitary" Confinement 12 Years ~ March 16, 1934

Friends Pay Last Respects to Frank Wilson ~ April 20, 1934

Young Widow Kills Self (Frances Keitzman Ufford) ~ July 17, 1935

Louise Fountain Trial for Robert Edlin Murder ~ December 28, 1935

Murder Charge To Face Gunmen as U.S. Agent Dies ~ April 19, 1937

Huge Underground Lake Lies Beneath Dust Bowl (M. H. Davidson) ~ September 25, 1939

Topeka Police Seek Soldier in Murder Case; Woman Held ~ May 29, 1942

Mother of Blind Man (Raphael Ferbrache) Killed in Kansas Accident Is Sought ~ May 26, 1952

Houseboat Hits Snag; Kansas Man Drowns (Eugene Leslie Sorenson) ~ August 6, 1956

Tornado Rips Path in Topeka, Kills 15 ~ June 10, 1966

Cave-in Kills Kansas Gridder ~ June 29, 1978
 

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