100 years ago
august 20, 1914
Two young men working on the new church at Pilsen were killed yesterday afternoon by a falling derrick.
A number of parts of the county got good rains the latter part of last week. Understood that the southern part of the county got from two to four inches. In parts of the county it is very dry. Corn is being cut in the eastern part of the county.
How long does a fly live, when it leads a regular life and lives to a ripe old age? Some Main street philosophers were discussing the question this morning and several of them claimed that a fly lives only thirty-six hours.
Where will you find a finer scene than the park and bridge environs these evenings? The ornamental lights on the bridge, the brick pillars surmounted by the glowing globes, the fountain, the flower beds, the bridge, the great trees, the drinking fountain, the view of the paved streets winding up the hills, the lights through the park—you can’t beat it in Kansas.
A.E. Case has received a photograph of Mrs. M.J. Sharon, who was County Superintendent here forty years ago, and he will have an enlarged copy made and hung with the other pictures in the court house collection. Mrs. Sharon lives in the Yukon.
NOTICE—All children interested in bird study will meet at the Park next Tuesday morning at 9 o’clock.