Light Plant Hours Change

At the last meeting of the city council the daylight run of the light plant was modified somewhat. Hereafter the plant will operate until further notice Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday beginning as the usual hour and running until 12:00 o’clock.  The Dighton Herald,...

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,...

No Martyrdom About It

The killing of Sam Wood has been treated by every paper in the state so far as we know as a most unfortunate occurrence – except by the Alliance papers.  It is painful to note how eagerly they pick up the death of their brother reformer to make political capital...

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 Saloon As A Political Power

One of the most potent powers for evil in American politics to-day, is whisky. Large cities in older states control the elections of the State, the cities in themselves controlled by the use of whiskeys. Even in comparatively new states where there is a large town in...

The Irrepressible Sam Wood

We wonder if there was ever a time in the history of Kansas, from the earliest days down, when Samuel Wood was not kicking up a row of some kind.  The latest is that Sam, being pathmaster of his district, has closed the public roads in order to grow a hedge fence. ...

Protection Of Settlers

The Missouri Democrat has always advocated a judicious, mild, and peaceful policy in the treatment of the Indians, but thinks the time has fully come to protect the settlers by visiting “the sternest punishment” upon the “malcontent squads” who...

Neosho County Settlers’ Meeting

A meeting of the citizens of Neosho County, Kansas, held at Old Erie, in said county, on the 28th day of December, 1867, for the purpose of selecting a Central Committee whose duty it should be to organize the different townships for the purpose of petitioning the...

Topeka Capital Scheme – 1859

EMPORIA.  The Topeka-Nebraska-Capital Scheme. We have received, from what we consider a reliable source, information corroborative of the rumors that have been circulating here for the last few days concerning the consummation of the deep laid scheme of the Democracy...

The Union Is In Danger!

WHITE CLOUD. The Union in Danger!—That prodigy of statesmanship and politeness, Thomas Jack-etc. Key, in eulogizing and commending the declaration of Senator Toombs, that Georgia would go out of the Union, if Congress refuses to admit Kansas with slavery, without...

Party Prejudice In The News

White Cloud, KS –  In another part of the paper, we publish accounts of the affair of Gen. Lane, at Atchison, and the escape of Haller, the murderer of Lyle, from Fort Leavenworth, taken from the Leavenworth Herald. As usual, they are trimmed off with the usual...

Another Murder in Kansas

A correspondent of the New York Tribune, says that on the 29th of June last an election was held in Leavenworth city to fill vacancies occasioned by the resignation of several pro-slavery Councilmen. That no violence was premeditated or anticipated during the day, is...