Playmates Are Reunited

PLAYMATES ARE REUNITED AFTER HALF A CENTURY Pioneer Women Find Each Other at Church Reunion After 50 years separation, Mrs. F D Hughes of 1007 South Water, and Mrs. Ellen Winchel of Newkirk Okla., childhood playmates, met at the home of Mrs. G W Fairchild, 1433 North...

Robert Elliott’s Body To Be Moved

FORMER SOLDIER’S BODY WILL NOT BE PERMITTED TO FILL PAUPER’S GRAVE  Shall the body of a soldier who fought with the Allies be allowed to rest in a potter’s field? An emphatic “no” was the local American Legion’s answer to the question when they discovered that the...

Charles Artz

In the early morning of June 27, 1920, Rock Island Railroad Special Agent Charles F. Artz arrested four men on vagrancy charges near the Rock Island tracks in North Wichita. As Agent Artz escorted the men out of railroad yards to meet a city patrolman who was to take...

John Williams Dead

DIGHTON – John Williams of Bentley Kansas who owns the farm occupied by W.H. Streeter, died June 2nd.  The Dighton Herald, Dighton, Kansas. Friday, June 23, 1916. (c) Transcribed by Sonya Thomas for the Kansas Council of Genealogical Societies,...

A Wichita Sensation

Henry M. Leonard, 62 years of age, was found dead the other morning in the rear of his home at Wichita.  The body had been horribly mangled and partially covered in a manure heap.  A trail of blood was followed to the kitchen of Leonard’s residence where his...