Methodist Unification Plan 1924

Unification Plan Is Approved at Meeting of South Methodists Chattanooga, Tenn., July 5 – Organic union into one great Church of the 7,000,000 members of the Methodist Episcopal Church and the Methodist Episcopal Church, South, depends upon the action during 1925...

Does It Pay?

A Wichita minister took for his text last Sunday, “Does It Pay.” From the number that are in operation and the number anxious to start, we should answer in the affirmative. – The Peabody Graphic The Hutchinson Gazette, Hutchinson KS. Thursday, January 17, 1895. Page...

500 Camp Kettles

The Mennonites have left with a Topeka foundry an order for five hundred camp kettles. The Emporia News, Emporia, Kansas. Friday, December 25, 1874. Page 3. © Transcribed by Darren McMannis for the Kansas Council of Genealogical Societies, Inc.

Increasing Interest

Fourth Day – Evening “Then comes thy glory in the summer months;” and when is nature more glorious than when at eve the golden summer sunbeams illuniate a grove like this?  “The beauties of nature” is a suggestive phrase, but how much...

No Sunday Funerals

The Washington clergymen are protesting against Sunday funerals, and doctors are requested to regulate demises accordingly.  The Atchison Daily Patriot, Atchison, Kansas.  Friday, October 25, 1872.  Page 4.  © Transcribed by Darren McMannis for the Kansas Council of...

A Lot of Praying

A gentleman who was at Eldorado during the late Tornado, says he heard more praying in an hour than he had heart before in that time. Peter Cartwright once said that the only way to get religion into some people was to scare it in. The Emporia News, Emporia, Kansas....

Murder Came With The White Man

A shrewd Indian of the Shawnee Nation suggests the establishment of Mission amongst the white people of Kansas. He says a murder was a thing almost unknown until the white folks came in, and now skulls can be found bleaching along all the roads. The sarcasm is pretty...