Six miles southeast of Viroqua, Wis.
, lives a family named Boggs. Mrs. Boggs is a woman of violent temper, and the family quarrels were frequent. After man and wife has retired, a quarrel arose about something. The woman got up and laid her husband's razor on a chair by the bedside. After a time she got up again and got her husband's knife, which she took to bed with her. She then requested her husband to put his arms about her, which he did, and while in this position she used the knife for the accomplishment of a most dreadful mutilation, almost succeeded. The doctors hope to save the life of Boggs. The woman has disappeared, and up to this date has not been found.
The Bad Lands Cow Boy, 10/29/1995