Henzy Murdered – 1876

Tale Of The Frontier The had been a murder at Red Fox Run, one of the tributaries of the Smoky Hill river, in Western Kansas. A murder was not a novel thing in those days, for of the eighteen men sleeping in the unfenced graveyard, on top of the undulating right bank...

Silk Raising

E. Ballaine, of Crawford county, has planted six hundred mulberry trees, and intends raising silk. He is enthusiastic, and believes that silk raising can be made one of the best paying industriess in Kansas. The Iola Register, Iola, Kansas. May 27, 1876. Page 1. ©...

The Era of Prosperity

The Lawrence Journal recently said that the present was the first year of real solid, substantial prosperity Kansas had ever known, since it was the first time in the history of the State that its prosperity was based on something else than ephemeral or accidental...