Jess Willard Wins Championship

When Jess Willard knocked out the big smoke, Monday, he won the championship of the world, and put Emmett, Pottawatomie County, on the map. Willard was born on a farm near the little town of Emmett. He is 28 hears of age, and for some time he ran livery stable at...

Golf Is Only In Emporia

The only place in the State where golf is played is at Emporia. Prof. Ellsworth of the State Normal introduced it there. The Hutchinson Gazette, Hutchinson KS. Thursday, January 31, 1895. Page 3. (c) Transcribed by Darren McMannis for the Kansas Council of...

Fredonia Ice Skating

FREDONIA.  Fredonia people skate on a pond lighted by electricity, but some say it spoils half the fun. The Hutchinson Gazette, Hutchinson KS. Thursday, January 31, 1895. Page 3. (c) Transcribed by Darren McMannis for the Kansas Council of Genealogical Societies,...