As Published - May 1944
May, 1944 (Vol. 13, No. 6), page 383.
Transcribed by lhn;
digitized with permission of the Kansas Historical Society.
A series of articles entitled "Sunday Biography" is appearing in the Manhattan Mercury-Chronicle. Prominent Riley county citizens who have been featured include: S. A. Hardwell, June 11, 1944; Michael F. Ahearn, June 18; Dan Casement, June 25; Ambrose M. Johnston, July 2 ; Rt. Rev. Msgr. A. J. Luckey, July 9 ; Robert K. Nabours, July 23; Dr. J. D. Colt, Sr., July 30; Dr. A. E. Kirk, August 6 ; Dean Edwin Lee Holton, August 13; C. O. Swanson, August 20; Walter Marsh, August 27; Robert J. Barnett, September 3; Charles Hughes, September 10; Dean Leland Everett Call, September 17; Dr. Drury H. Fisher, September 24; J. 0. Hunt, October 1; Dr. Edwin C. Miller, October 8; Dr. C. W. McCampbell, October 22; Dean Ralph R. Dykstra, October 29; Ada Rice, November 5 ; Lowell Edwin Conrad, November 12; Mrs. J. L. Coons, November 19; Dr. Ralph R. Price, November 2.6; Judge C. A. Kimball, December 3; Werner Jess Blanchard, December 10; George Henry Failyer, December 17; Harry W. Brewer, December 24; Clara Spilman, December 31; J. David Arnold, January 7, 1945; J. E. Edgerton, January 14; Emma Hyde, January 21; Fred Boone, January 28; Dr. W. H. Clarkson, February 4; Dr. Julius T. Willard, February 11; Alvin R. Springer, February 18; Mrs. Lucile Rust, February 25; F. R. Moore, March 4; Myrtle Dougherty, March 11; Mrs. Gertrude Doud Tetrick, March 18, and R. H. Brown, March 25.
El Dorado and Butler county history was reviewed in the thirty-six page, twenty-fifth anniversary edition of the El Dorado Times, December 1, 1944. The Times was established late in November, 1919, through the merger of the El Dorado Republican and The Walnut Valley Times. Rolla A. Clymer, present editor, and Burns Hegler were the editors of the new paper first issued December 1, 1919.
A story of an Indian attack on United States surveyors on the Cimarron river, Indian territory, in 1873, was told by Bert Moore in a four-column, illustrated article in the Arkansas City Tribune, February 1, 1945.
Early Kansas history is recalled by George J. Remsburg, of Porterville, Cal., in articles published from time to time in the Leavenworth Times.