Regard for Col. Willemsen

Testimonial. We understand that the German social club will present Col. Willemsen with a testimonial of their regard and respect to day.  The gift is to be a fine gold headed ebony cane.  The occassion will be one of much pleasure.  A complimentary banquet will...

Increasing Interest

Fourth Day – Evening “Then comes thy glory in the summer months;” and when is nature more glorious than when at eve the golden summer sunbeams illuniate a grove like this?  “The beauties of nature” is a suggestive phrase, but how much...

The Irrepressible Sam Wood

We wonder if there was ever a time in the history of Kansas, from the earliest days down, when Samuel Wood was not kicking up a row of some kind.  The latest is that Sam, being pathmaster of his district, has closed the public roads in order to grow a hedge fence. ...

Severe Storm – 1873

The Burlington Patriot gives an account of a severe storm which passed over the southern part of Coffey county recently, doing considerable damage.  The same storm blew down a good deal of corn in Woodson county.  The Republican Journal, Lawrence, Kansas.  Sunday,...

Crawford Trial

Crawford’s trial, for killing Mr. Davenport at Peabody last year, began at Emporia on Wednesday, and is still in progress.  The Lawrence Republican Journal, Lawrence, Kansas.  Sunday, August 10, 1873.  Page 3. (c) Transcribed by Darren McMannis for the Kansas...