Not Crazy

ABILENE.  Not Crazy. Mrs. Maggie Crane, through the complaint of Dr. Curtis, was taken before Probate Judge Culbertson last Saturday to have her sanity or insanity passed upon. The case was adjourned by the Judge until nine o’clock, Monday morning, when it was...

Man vs. Woman in Iowa

The Republicans of Iowa palavered about women’s rights and nominated a man for a superintendent of education. The Democrats said nothing but nominated the man’s wife against him for the same office. The Abilene Reflector, Abilene, Kansas. September 6, 1883.  Page 1. ©...

Founder of Montana, Kansas Dies

Josiah Hinman, founder of Montana, Kansas, the first town built in what is now Colorado, died recently at his home in Vergens, Vermont. He was the leader of the first party that left Lawrence, Kan., for Pike’s Peak in May, 1858.  In February, 1859, the new town of...