Archive for Wednesday, December 7, 2005

Old home town - 100 years ago today

December 7, 2005


From the Lawrence Daily World for Dec. 7, 1905: "Football, or at least football as it is played today, is on the wane. There is a demand for a change in the rules that will make it less brutal. The stand that several schools have taken in prohibiting football shows the signs of the times. : George Chambers who lives on a farm southeast of Lawrence was in the city yesterday with a large new touring car. Some months ago, he purchased a small runabout and enjoyed automobiling so much that nothing but a large car would satisfy him."


bearded_gnome 9 years, 12 months ago

now that touring car would get caught in a roundabout...PROGRESS?

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