Just Like White Folks

George Bailey, a colored Topeka teamster, shot twice at Mrs. Fanny Thompson, a colored widow, the other day because she refused to marry him, putting a bullet through each arm of the woman.  He then killed himself.  The Kinsley Graphic, Kinsley, Kansas.  November 29,...

SAR Officers Elected

TOPEKA.  The Sons of the American Revolution of Kansas, in session at Topeka, elected George D. Hale president; H. J. Adams, secretary; A. K. Rodgers, treasurer; T. E. Bowman, registrar, and J. L. Furber, historian. The Hutchinson Gazette, Hutchinson KS. Thursday,...

Carved Music Rack

SILVER LAKE.  A Silver Lake girl has carved a music rack which sold for $ 65. She will probably marry a man who can’t find the second joint of a duck, and she’ll have to keep on carving all her life. The Hutchinson Gazette, Hutchinson KS. Thursday, January 17, 1895....

Deadbeat Bill

A bill is being prepared to make the hotel deadbeat a felon. The author of the bill is a green-eyed Wichita tavern keeper who thinks he is slamming the patrons of the Topeka taverns. – The Kansas City Star. The Hutchinson Gazette, Hutchinson KS. Thursday, January 17,...

Fell From Hay Wagon

CHARLES SIMMONS, who was recently killed in Shawnee County, by falling from a load of hay, was an Englishman, twenty three years old, and said to have been the last member of the family, on his father’s side, so that the lineage is now extinct. His widowed...