M. STOW has Lost a Horse, Vergennes, 1871
This one had me humming that familiar old tune all evening...
BENTON - REDFERN Wedding! 1901
Rescues DUFRESCH from an Icy Bath, New Orleans, 1912 Mr. D. must've had to
do a lot of explaining...
fightin' words! "L-i-a-r" was the first four-letter
word I ever learned, 'cause long before my tender ears were ever exposed to
anything racier, I was very impressed by my daddy's stern warning about
calling anyone a "liar." In this report that word gets somebody killed!
Loses Still to Revenuers but Avoids Arrest, Giles County, 1879 WOODCOCK,
Farmer Killed in Argument about... what?! 1880 WEBSTER,
Barefoot Bride, 1900
FOREMAN's Many Friends, 1898
Cassius M. CLAY
to Publish The True American, 1845.
in the Outback, 1909
House Liquor Should be Punishment Enough, MI, 1872. A little
editorializing with the crime report.
Crooks WILLIAMS ID'd as the Crook! 1862
Leads to Arrest, 1887
claim the $10 you lost in the road between Gallatin & Hendersonville...
1840 How's this for honesty?
Trip goes Awry, 1917 One wishes that a lot more politicians would
end up like Mr. LARKIN did.
Tapeworm? Find out who did. Doctor lists satisfied tapeworm patients... by
Thief's Misstep, 1867. Hans Blix should have had such investigative
Disappearance of Albertus BERRY, 1873 Why'd he take $300 with him when
he'd just left home to take a bath?
B. RATHERS Seriously Injured in Pecan-Picking Accident, Raywood, 1910 The
perils of early high-tech pecan harvest techniques..
Emma HOLMES, who left for Texas without her mother's consent, 1873 WINSTON,
Hogs Get Fright at the PHILLIPS Home, Randolph Co., WV 1916
Torch Stunt Misfires in Muskogee, 1913. Remember that movie, Jackass?
If you try this at home, don't sue me.
Will Discovered in Mattress, PA, 1916. Will likely encourage heirs to
clean house thoroughly.
Human Trick, MA 1879 Somebody call David Letterman!
Evidence: She's Wearing the Dress, 1872
Edward HUGHES Offers
Reward, NJ, 1853. Who scared off his girlfriend?
Mike DALTON Begins
Early Career as "Self-Made Man," 1876. This is before criminals
were held to be "just misunderstood" citizens.
ZIMMERMAN Mule for a Loop, 1913
Ye Olde English Catfight: Ann
TAYLOR Assaults Margaret COOPER, 1858 "A desperate and dangerous
Studies show: 99.9% of burglars favor gun control! GA, 1890.
Baseball Squabbles in Texas, 1913 Emory vs. Antiock
NJ Comptroller Threatens to Resign Over Dead Dogs' Tails, 1892
1879, TN. An altered state leads to an altar-ed state.
Hang That Bad Boy!
1872, MI An Early Radical from that Wacky Green Party?
Ralph Nader would be proud.
Romance. And you thought that young ladies were so delicate in
your great-great-grandmother's day. Think again!
Star-Struck? Read our Celebrity Genealogy News!
Murder Solved in Fayette Co. After 15 Years, 1884 The deceased (the
murder victim, that is) gets
my nomination for a Darwin
Award! Who would pick up and drink from a bottle in the road?
SHIELDS May Escape Hydrophobia With New Pasteur Treatment, 1905
Mecklenburg Dog Tale, 1872
British Look Down Noses at Californians, 1879 Those Californians are slow learners: all this could be written today!