Burning of Steamers on the Ohio River at Cincinnati May 17, 1869.
Traveling through fire—Fearful peril of a railway train, at Cedar Swamp, on the Eastern Railroad, Maine, Sunday, Sept. 17
A vain girl makes a fireman wait until she fixes her hair preferring to risk her life rather than appear in public not “made up’; New York.
A Fire in the Chicago Opera House creates a stampede among pretty actresses who rush to the street dishabille.
A North Carolina Woman Kicks her Second Husband Out of the House when her First Comes Home Rich.
A chap went off from Brunswick, North Carolina, a few days ago, and his wife, after becoming disgusted with his protracted absence, got a divorce and married again. Things went along smooth and quiet enough until about a week ago, when the first husband came back, as suddenly as he had departed, bringing with him $75,000, which he had made during his absence. When hem Gold hips once wife what a big stake be had, she promptly kicked her second husband down the back stairs into the pig-pen. His tears might have failed, but his money brought a flood of love into that woman's heart that she could not resist, and with a howl like a Comanche, she exclaimed, "Take me, John Henry, I am yours forever."
Reprinted from Illustrated Police News, April 3, 1873.