They call it the "retreat" because of its charming privacy and apparent obscurity.
Raid on the Broadway concert saloons, New York.
Bound to be in style - The expedient of a carriage painter's daughter at Vallejo, Cal., to obtain striped stockings.
Two female athletes at Virginia City, Nevada, indulge in a wrestling match for the championship.
A Man in a Black Mask, Disguised as the Devil.
Young gentlemen of Boston submitting their arms to a charming female vaccinator.
A man's head blown to atoms by the explosion of a beer barrel on Long Island.
Desperate Duel between Ladies of Rank, at Santa Cruz.
Commencement of the Heated Term—Swells and Belles at the Mountains and on the Sea Shore.
The Demon Work of the Chinese Poppy Poison.
Idiotic freak of some young men at Los Angeles.
Vacationers leaving Lake George, New York, 1879.
A Cincinnati woman gets up a lively street sensation by vigorously thrashing a man on the sidewalk, and explains to the crowd that he was her runaway husband, whom she had industriously sought for that sole purpose.
Many a one, who otherwise would not contribute a dime, will take a chance in a lottery.
Pawn tickets make bad collateral.
Anthony Comstock was on a personal mission to protect America from vice.
The Eye that Never Sleeps.
The athletic diversions of an association of dashing damsels in their club rooms in Chicago.
Cardiff, New York, October 16, 1869.
The Audacity of a Professional Thief.
“A noble life, to Truth and Virtue given,
Makes earth a Paradise scarce less than Heaven.
While one to Vice devoted and her ways,
Of earth makes hell and blackens all its days.”
Triplett, Frank. History, romance and philosophy of great American crimes and criminals: including the great typical crimes that have marked the various periods of American history from the foundation of the republic to the present day .... Hartford, Conn.: Park Pub. Co., 1885.