Roller Skate Coming Back

The roller skate is “coming back.” It never really went out, as far as the children are concerned. Now, however, young ladies have taken it up–not in skating rinks, by the way, but in the open air–for exercise and fun on the sidewalks and smooth pavements...

Willard Balderson Party

Mrs. Neil Balderson entertained with a children’s party last Saturday afternoon to celebrate the fifth anniversary of her small son, Willard. She had the assistance of Mrs. John Casner and of her brother Willis Shehi of Topeka. The little people enjoyed merry games...

Big Ditch Fishing

Monday night and all day Tuesday probably twenty or more of our fishermen and boys were lined up along the big ditch east and south of town endeavoring in diverse ways to secure some of the larger fish making their way in the back water from the river. Several hundred...

Hail Storm

Noah Tobaka of the Vermillion district was in town Monday and reports damage from the hail Sunday morning of considerable proportions. Guess he was about right as it was noticed that he bought twenty-two window lights to replace damage done by that storm. The Wamego...

Lusitania Sunk

The Lusitania, a British merchant steamer, going from New York to Liverpool, was torpedoed and sunk by a German submarine near Queenstown, Ireland. Only 658 passengers out of 2,160 were saved. Nearly 200 were Americans. The United States had warned Germany about the...