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Archive for Sunday, January 29, 2006

Old home town - 100 years ago

January 29, 2006

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From the Lawrence Daily World for Jan. 29, 1906: Disturbances of a volcanic nature shook the "This is Trail Day for Lawrence schools which emphasizes our pioneer heritage as they open for the spring term. Schools all over Kansas have such events and try to raise funds to mark the Santa Fe Trail properly. : This is appropriately Kansas Day and many special events are planned in Topeka. Kansas is 45 years old today and plans are already being made for a massive 50th anniversary event in 1911. : Lawrence has a brand new fire wagon, bright red with all the latest equipment to battle blazes. :A home at 841 Ky. was robbed Saturday night while the owners were attending a show at the opera house. A dog apparently frightened away the thieves and they got only about $3. "

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