Month: July 2013

Serious Salvation Army riot

A riot took place on the 23rd March at Weston-super-Mare, in connection with the Salvation Army. A rival procession was got up, and marched forth under a banner inscribed with the words, “The Skeleton Army”. Coming into the vicinity of…

Extraordinary occurrence in Hungary

The Daily News Pesth correspondent, writing on Thursday night, says – A painful and extraordinary incident occurred yesterday at Raab. A convict, 23 years old, named Takacs, was hanged for the murder of two women. After the execution he was…

A fearful vendetta

A despatch to the Chicago Times says: Señora Amastus Rubio de Pascadera, a woman bandit, was buried by the side of her lover at San Antonio, Zacatecas, Mexico, on the 17th ult. In early womanhood her intended husband was killed…

Skin-grafting extraordinary

“Walter Gibson, 175 pieces; Milton Gibson 250; John Drake, 300; Frederick Ranney, 300; Shellman Stewart, 60; Langdon Howes, 75; Murray Sanders, 40; Robert Henning, 60; Albert Wallace, 60.” The foregoing list, remarks the Globe, represents perhaps the strangest contribution made…