From the Lawrence Daily Journal-World for March 11, 1912:
- "Misspelling but one out of four hundred words given out by the County Superintendent Saturday afternoon, Miss Daisy Cox of Eudora was awarded the first prize in the County Spelling Bee held at the Lawrence High School Building.... The interest in the spelling bee was much greater than had been expected and a total of twenty-two country school pupils took part. There were also a large number of the parents and friends present."
- "Is there anyone in Lawrence who remembers Ivanilla Miller? She is wanted by friends in Shannon, Kan., where she has been found to be the heir of an estate left her. Nothing definite regarding this estate is known here, but her friends are anxiously looking for her and a favor will be conferred upon them and the woman if anyone in Lawrence can locate her whereabouts."
- "The seismograph, the official earthquake recorder at the University, recorded a slight earthquake, which Prof. H. P. Cady says he believes occurred somewhere in Mexico or Central America. He located the disturbance as about 1600 miles distant and that from the direction of the wave lines it was either north or south from here, but he thought it was more probably south."