Sunday, March 01, 2020

Old School Kansas City Scandal Endures

Here's a remarkable of local history, perfect for a leisurely Sunday night read . . . Checkit:

An 1880s soap opera scandal captivated Kansas City

In 1886 a lawyer watched from a distance as the Kansas City Times editor purchased a few papers from a street vendor. As the editor jumped on a streetcar, the lawyer followed him, gripping his Smith and Wesson in his jacket pocket.

2 comments:

Anonymous said...

Carlile should have run for President, a lot of Republicans were getting elected back then.

Anonymous said...

Yes, while the Democrats wanted slaves and no women to have rights.