No Sunday Funerals

The Washington clergymen are protesting against Sunday funerals, and doctors are requested to regulate demises accordingly.  The Atchison Daily Patriot, Atchison, Kansas.  Friday, October 25, 1872.  Page 4.  © Transcribed by Darren McMannis for the Kansas Council of...

Giles Smith Sentenced For Herring

Giles Smith, of Wyandotte, was sentenced to the penitentiary for seven years for stealing a box of herring and a bottle of gin from a railroad car.  That shows how awful wrong it is to steal from a railroad company.  We think the penalty was a lenient one, for since...

Kansas Pacific Accident Form

The Lawrence Journal says:  “When an animal is killed or hurt by the cars on the Kansas Pacific the section boss fills out a blank form describing the locality of the accident, etc.  One of the questions in the form is: ‘What disposition was made of the...

Atchison & Nebraska Track

The Atchison & Nebraska company began work this morning on a new track to connect their line with the Atchison & Santa Fe road.  It will start out from the foot of Commercial street, cut off about six feet from the corner of the depot, and join the Santa Fe...

The Hannibal & Atchison

The Hannibal & Atchison railroad company have purchased eighty acres of land just opposite the foot of Main street, and have already begun work of building a large depot, engine house, etc.  It is probable that the eastern end of the bridge will rest on this tract...