From the Lawrence Daily World for June 17, 1908: "Tom Marshall, an Indian boy about 10 or 11 years old, was instantly killed by a charge of electricity from a live wire he touched by accident at Haskell Institute last night. This is the third death by a live wire here within the past three days. : Train service throughout the area is steadily returning to normal after all the damage and loss caused of late by the heavy flooding in most locales around here."
Old Home Town - 100 years ago
June 17, 2008