Uncle Mose & Aunt Lucy

IOLA – It has been stated to us that “Uncle Mose and Aunt Lucy,” the old colored couple living in the southwest part of town, have no means of heating the shanty in which they live except with an old cook stove which is in a very bad state of...

The Saloon As A Political Power

One of the most potent powers for evil in American politics to-day, is whisky. Large cities in older states control the elections of the State, the cities in themselves controlled by the use of whiskeys. Even in comparatively new states where there is a large town in...

Murderer Hung By Citizens

LYNCH LAW IN ALLEN COUNTY A Murderer Hung by Citizens HUMBOLDT.  A gentleman who came from Iola yesterday morning, gave us the particulars of a most atrocious murder that was committed by a farmer living near Humboldt, and the summary hanging of the murderer by...

Resolution of Relief

Good! Congressman Sidney Clark on last Tuesday introduced into the House a joint resolution providing for the relief of the settlers on the Osage Indian lands.  We do not know the substance of the resolution, but anything modifying from their unjust provisions the...

Geneva 1868

Geneva is situated two and a half miles north of the Neosho river – eight miles north-west of Iola and about seventy-five miles south of Lawrence.  It contains two stores, one hotel, one blacksmith shop, one wagon maker’s shop, two carpenter shops, two...