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Old 04-13-2023, 05:55 AM
 
Location: StlNoco Mo, where the woodbine twineth
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St. Louis Republic July 10, 1900 Pg3

TOADSTOOLS KILLED NINE

Little Rock, Ark., Jul. 9---News reached here today that an entire family of nine persons had died near Calico Rock, Marion County, from eating poisonous toadstools, thinking they were mushrooms. The victims are:
W.J. Fink 40
Mary Lee Fink 39
John Fink 18
Keakle Fink 12
Siegel Fink 11
Vell Fink 9
Rose Lee Fink 7
Melan Fink 6
And an infant.
The family ate a hearty dinner, which included the toadstools. All were taken violently ill and none survived.



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Fotsiaondre

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Old 04-14-2023, 10:39 AM
 
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Dwayyo

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Kansas City Journal (Mo.) Oct. 10, 1895 Pg2

AN ANCIENT ROADWAY

Strange Discovery of a Prehistoric Highway in the California Mountains.

https://chroniclingamerica.loc.gov/l...10/ed-1/seq-2/





Phantom Cats

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Old 04-14-2023, 08:59 PM
 
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Jimmy Squarefoot

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Kansas City Journal (Mo.) May 3, 1895 Pg2

ALLEGED MALPRACTICE OF A WOMAN DENTIST

Fort Scott, Kan., May 2--- Mrs. Dr. Oberlin, a traveling dentist, who is wanted here for negligently administering poison, has not yet been apprehended.
The woman advertised to pull teeth without pain and uses as a lotion a patent medicine called "Oberlene."

She has visited numerous towns in this locality, only staying one or two days in a place, and avoiding the larger cities.
At Hiattville a number of her patients, including several young ladies, are in a dangerous condition and one of the ladies is not expected to live. The medicine acted quickly and similar to a snake bite, the patient's tongue becoming swollen and turning black.



That story got me thinking of another dentist. I think someone in my family might have went to him because as a kid I remember his name on a business card next to our wall phone.

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Glennon_Engleman
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Old 04-15-2023, 06:47 AM
 
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St. Louis Republic June 20, 1900 Pg14

MOURNED FOR HER AS DEAD

Philadelphia, June 19--- Mrs. Charles L. Bailey, the wife of a prominent contractor of Cleveland, Ohio, who mysteriously disappeared from her home in the Forest City 5 years ago and who was mourned as lost, has just been restored to her relatives.
For nearly 2 years Mrs. Bailey has been an inmate of the insane department of the Blockley Almshouse. Today she is fully restored to health.

She was found wandering the streets here in August, 1898, demented and destitute. She could not tell her name or whence she came. A short time ago she had improved sufficiently to tell who she was and where her relatives were. The police have notified them and they are ready to take her home.
Mrs. Bailey says her mind has been a blank all this time.
Mr. Bailey spent a fortune on detectives trying to find her and a short time ago gave her up for dead.



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Old 04-15-2023, 07:08 PM
 
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Cadborosaurus Willsi

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Kansas City Journal (Mo.) Oct. 10, 1895

POISONED HIS NINE CHILDREN

Griffin, Ga., Oct. 9--- News has just reached this city this afternoon of a tragedy that occurred in Pike County, near Milner, on Monday in which eight or nine children lost their lives by poison administered by their father.
It seems from the best information that Tom Speer, taking advantage of his wife's absence, and being prompted by jealousy, administered the fatal drug to his children. It was "Rough on Rats," and the fiend is now behind bars.
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Old 04-16-2023, 07:05 AM
 
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Kansas City Journal (Mo.) May 5, 1898 Pg3

MADE A "WILD MAN" OF HIM

Ralph, the 11-year-old son of a West Philadelphia physician, indulged in a prank the other day which threatens to involve his father in a lawsuit.

Ralph is the leader of the boys who live in his neighborhood, and he is constantly inventing new pastimes for his followers.
Last week the doctor's backyard was made the scene of their rehearsing. In order to make the show a complete success, a menagerie was considered necessary, and the boys were soon casting around for specimens.

A goat, two dogs, several cats and a parrot were secured, but the ambitious Ralph was not satisfied, and yearned for something more startling. Finally, he decided to organize a "wild man," and laid his plans accordingly. Next door lives a 4-year-old boy with curly hair. Ralph decided that this little fellow just filled the bill.

The young showman and two of his pals took the child into the stable just before the show and began to prepare him for his part. They had supplied themselves with a jug of molasses from the kitchen and a hat full of feathers from an old pillow in the storeroom. They smeared the child's face with the molasses, and threw the feathers over him.

The effect was startling, but unfortunately the "wild man" began to cry so lustily for his mama that the energetic showmen were compelled to let him go without making a public appearance.
The mama of the "wild man" was horror-struck when he wandered home to her.
She hasn't got all the feathers and molasses off yet.



The Lone Pine Mountain Devil

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Old 04-16-2023, 02:32 PM
 
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Mantis Man

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Kansas City Journal (Mo.) June 18, 1895

THREE FUNNEL SHAPED CLOUDS

Omaha, Neb., June 17--- One of the worst tornadoes ever seen in Richardson County visited the home of William Stoltz, 4 miles southwest of this place, at 2:30 pm.
The storm was first seen about a mile south, where 3 funnel-shaped clouds came together and formed one.

It touched down on the west side of Mr. Stoltz's grove where it took everything in its path. After the storm passed, nothing could be seen of the barn, 2 corn cribs, windmill and granary, except a pile of broken timbers.

A mule which was standing in the barn, was picked up and carried 30 rods and disemboweled. A fine mare was injured so badly that she had to be shot; about 600 bushels of grain were scattered to the four winds, and 200 chickens were killed. One chicken was found alive half a mile away.

Mr. Stoltz, his wife and 6 children were in the cellar when the storm struck the house. Mr. Stoltz's loss is about $2,000, partly covered by insurance.
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Old 04-17-2023, 05:52 AM
 
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St. Louis Republic Feb. 22, 1900 Pg4

FATE'S STRANGE DOINGS

The body of a man was found underneath the Fourteenth Street bridge on Saturday, Feb. 17.
Late that night it was identified by Ignatius Dowd as that of his brother-in-law, James Burns of 1400 Market street.
Early Sunday morning Dowd, who lived at 1329 Spruce street, went into Fred Heidemann's saloon at Twelfth and Walnut streets, and was so severely injured that he died of his injuries at the City Hospital yesterday.

Now the bodies of Dowd and Burns occupy adjoining slabs at the morgue. Fred Heidemann, the saloonkeeper, is under arrest waiting the result of the coroner's investigation concerning the death of Dowd.
Late yesterday a pathetic scene was enacted at the morgue. Dowd's divorced wife, Mrs. Mary Dowd, and his mother-in-law, Mrs. Elizabeth Burns, who is also the mother of James Burns, called and asked permission to view the bodies. Both women became hysterical when they saw the dead bodies of their relatives.
The mother fainted and the wife had to be assisted from the room. They were both taken back to their home.




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St. Louis Republic Sept. 3, 1900 Pg2

HUNGRY THIEVES FOUND SAUSAGES TOO HOT

https://chroniclingamerica.loc.gov/l...03/ed-1/seq-2/
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Old 04-17-2023, 05:30 PM
 
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Calygreyhound

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St. Louis Republic July 31, 1901

INDIANS DANCE FOR RAIN

Vinita, I.T, July 30---The Seneca Indians who reside in the Seneca and Wyandotte Indian Reservation, 25 miles east of this place, have been holding a protracted "dance for rain" for some time past, and are still dancing and will continue to do so until a sufficient amount of rain has fallen to insure the late crops. The Seneca Indians have a peculiar custom in their dance for rain.
It is their custom to dance for rain at any time their reservation is in need of rain and especially during a drought.

St. Louis Republic July 31, 1901

SUN'S HEAT BAKES POTATOES

Alton Pass, Ill., July 30--- Irish potatoes baked on the hill were found here in a garden today, which tells more plainly than words and thermometers the story of the excessive heat.



Kansas City Journal (Mo.) June 4, 1899 Pg2

SHOES TORN FROM FARMER'S FEET

Topeka, June 3--- C.C. Gillman, a farmer living near Meridan, was struck by lightning last evening. He survived the bolt, but when he recovered consciousness he discovered that the lightning had torn both shoes from his feet.
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Old 04-17-2023, 08:54 PM
 
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St. Louis Republic May 10, 1902

FORTY THOUSAND PERSONS PERISHED AT ST. PIERRE UNDER VOLCANO'S RAIN OF FIRE & LAVA

https://chroniclingamerica.loc.gov/l...10/ed-1/seq-1/



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The Man Who Lived Through Doomsday

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