Archive for Wednesday, November 23, 2005

Old home town - 100 years ago today

November 23, 2005

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From the Lawrence Daily World for Nov. 23. 1905: "Why are people still asking what is the matter with Kansas? It is much like talking to a man who has recovered from an illness. It is not fair; it is not the way to keep people well. : Recent action involving arc lights now assures that the city of Lawrence will have 90 bright lights to aid the public. : At a recent meeting of the executive committee of the National Association of State Dairy and Food Departments, the secretary of one state board said, with figures to prove it, that the deaths of nearly half a million little children in America last year were due to the poisons administered through impure foods. Think of the greed of food adulterators!"

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