...The telegraph wires have been cut from Harper's Ferry, and there is no communication beyond Monocacy. It is reported that there has been a stampede of negroes from Maryland. The train due here early this morning has not yet arrived. Many wild rumors are afloat, but no intelligence of an authentic character has yet been received....
[Editor's Note: The majority of this article has been omitted from our transcription except for the portions directly mentioning the term "slave stampedes" or some variant.]
"Exciting Dispatches - Third Dispatch," Omaha (NE) Nebraskian, October 29, 1859, p. 1.