Hard To Talk…

A deaf mute writes that he dreads the coming of cold weather because he can’t satisfactorily argue with his wife when he wears mittens.  The Evening Kansan-Republican, Newton Kansas.  November 20, 1911.  Page...

Bad Singing Pays

Bad singing will earn as much as good singing.  The blind singers who are in town today are so bad that they are paid liberally to move on.  The Evening Kansan-Republican, Newton Kansas.  Monday, August 8, 1904.  Page...

Circumstantial Evidence

Two employees of a certain Newton firm are being joshed considerably by their fellow-workmen today over an incident that happened this morning.  Yesterday they were sent to a certain Newton home to do some work which necessitated their being inside the house much of...

Co-Operative Living

A Plan that Furnishes a Meal for 7-1/2 to 9 Cents.  Nine of the most staid and respected families in Burrton, Kansas, have thrown away their stove lids and packed their dishes on the back kitchen stoves.  Whether they have imbibed somewhat of the restless...

Waiting To Get Married

A young man near Burrton took the notion the other day that he would get married and went to the Post Office to get his license.  On being told that he would have to go to Newton to get it, he got mad and said he would come around when the new postmaster was...

Fay vs. Howard Shooting Match

E. L Fay defeated W. W. Howard in a shooting match at Burrton yesterday.  The conditions of the match was fifty blue rocks per man, American association rules.  The light was very poor and the lateness of the hour and a dar back ground of cottonwood trees, made a good...