Archive for Thursday, April 23, 2009

Old Home Town - 100 years ago

April 23, 2009


From the Lawrence Daily World for April 23, 1909: “It is still ‘tomorrow’ on the electric street car issue and although the parties say they are near an agreement the negotiations continue to drag out. … A Tonganoxie man wearing a diamond ring worth more than $300 fell asleep in a Kansas City saloon and was robbed of his fine diamond while he dozed. … A woman in Perry reportedly almost died due to ptomaine poisoning following a dinner but is reported in good condition now.”


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