Blizzard News

IOLA – It was found impossible to keep the school house comfortably warm last Friday, and the school had to be dismissed. The township trustee has been called upon quite frequently during the late cold snap to furnish lodging for tramps. Not enough snow for...

Man vs. Woman in Iowa

The Republicans of Iowa palavered about women’s rights and nominated a man for a superintendent of education. The Democrats said nothing but nominated the man’s wife against him for the same office. The Abilene Reflector, Abilene, Kansas. September 6, 1883.  Page 1. ©...

The New Press Style

The New Press Style Some of the newspapers of our day have adopted a new way of relating horrible accidents and pathetic events, which is quite effective as well as concise. Here are some examples: “That was a bitter joke of the man in New Jersey who put a quantity of...