A man's head blown to atoms by the explosion of a beer barrel on Long Island.
Mattie Salter killed by her brother, who didn’t know it was loaded, Sandersville, Ga.
Mrs. Dunsford, of Reading, Pa., meets with a mishap in a theatre.
The Bravery of charming Miss Jaffray, the daughter of a New York millionaire, saves many lives at Irvington, N. Y.
“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.