Archive for Monday, April 13, 2009

Old Home Town - 100 years ago

April 13, 2009


From the Lawrence Daily World for April 13, 1909: “Contractors were here today figuring on plans for the new power plant to be erected near the Bowersock Mills to furnish the power that will help give us an electric line. … Will Parrish, the proprietor of the Peerless Cafe in the 1000 block of Massachusetts was going up the outside stairway to his rooms over the cafe when he was slugged by a would-be robber.”


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