The Gilded Age Plains City

The Great Sheedy Murder Trial and the Booster Ethos of Lincoln, Nebraska


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The Sheedy Tragedy
Startling Developments Spring Upon the Public

Lincoln Herald, January 24, 1891

The Sheedy Murder Case
Preliminary Examination of the Three Accused Set for Today

Omaha Bee (Morning Edition), January 26, 1891

Mrs. Sheedy is Arraigned
She Figures as Principal in Three of the Four Counts

Omaha Bee (Morning Edition), January 27, 1891

In the Preliminary.
Mrs. Sheedy

Lincoln Daily Call, January 28, 1891

On trial for their lives

Lincoln Weekly News, January 29, 1891

Sheedy Hearing Resumed
The Court Room Crowded and Many Unable to Gain Admission

Omaha Bee (Morning Edition), January 30, 1891

The Sheedy Verdict
It Is a Reversible Document

Semi Weekly State Journal, January 30, 1891

Nothing But Lies

Lincoln Herald, January 31, 1891

Held Without Bail.
Mrs. Sheedy and Monday McFarland Remain in Jail.

Lincoln Daily Call, January 31, 1891

The Sheedy Case

Lincoln Herald, January 31, 1891

The Sheedy Murder Trial
Mrs. Sheedy and the Negro McFarland Held Without Bail

Omaha Bee (Morning Edition), February 1, 1891

District Court
The Criminal Calendar Will be Very Materially Reduced

Lincoln Weekly News, February 5, 1891

Bail is Refused

Lincoln Weekly News, February 5, 1891

Still a Work

Lincoln Weekly News, February 5, 1891

Sheedy's Wealth

Lincoln Weekly News, February 12, 1891

Happy End of a Duel.
How a Deadly Insult was Paid Without Loss of Blood.

Lincoln Daily Call, February 13, 1891


Lincoln Herald, February 14, 1891

A Long Grind.
The City Fathers Work Until the Midnight Hour.

Lincoln Daily Call, February 17, 1891

She May be Allowed Bail
Mrs. Sheedy's Attorneys File a Motion, Well Based, for Her Release

Omaha Bee (Morning Edition), February 28, 1891

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