Isaac Rudy Suicide

Manager of a Grange Store Suicides OLATHE – Isaac Rudy, for over 15 years manager of the Grange store at Springhill, this county, quietly walked into a room at his home yesterday [Nov. 15] and, with a revolver sent a bullet into his forehead. No cause is...

A. C. Hutchinson Travelling

A.C. Hutchinson of Greely County has accepted a position as traveling salesman for the Topeka Paper Company. The Hutchinson Gazette, Hutchinson KS. Thursday, January 31, 1895. Page 3. Transcribed by Darren McMannis for the Kansas County of Genealogical Societies,...

Washing Machine Patent

IOLA – By returns from the patent office, we notice that O.J. Smith, of Iola, has been recently granted a patent on a washing machine.  The Iola Register, Iola, Kansas.  Friday, January 15, 1886.  Page 5. (c) Transcribed by Darren McMannis for the Kansas Council...