The Lupercalia Daily Post
DENVER, CO — Rumors of insolvency caused a run on Newton County Bank yesterday. Lines of men attempting to cash checks stretched all the way to Willow Street. The heat beat down on the clients as they waited patiently in line. In was a sunny day and a cool glass of lemonade in the shade would be ideal. A porch fan and a rocking chair would be a nice pleasure. didn’t need to do this as he had gone to the bank the day before.
As he turned his cards, I raised my revolver.
The bank paid out over $100,000 before closing its doors.
The frostbitten body of a tramp was discovered near the railroad tracks at Montgomery Crossing. The man remains unidentified. Who was he? What did he represent? How did he get there? He was wearing a dark blue jacket and dark green pants. His shoes were tattered, old beat up leather soles and rotting laces. His face was covered with an old hat but you could tell that he was an older gentleman.
The Harrison County Vigilance Committee destroyed a whiskey still that had been operating just outside of the county border. The alleged owner, Mr. James B_____, has been missing since last week.