From the Lawrence Daily World for June 5, 1908: "The fine arts school concert last night began the events for the university commencement. Many events are planned, including a red and blue umbrella parade. : H.G. Kaill of the Union Pacific Railroad estimates that the potato crop in the Kaw Valley this year will aggregate more than 1,000 carloads, due to an enormous crop. There are 5,880 acres in potatoes in the Kaw Valley proper. "