History of Johnson County, Kansas

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Standard Publishing Company, 1915 - Johnson County (Kan.) - 469 pages

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Page 39 - ALAS ! and did my Saviour bleed ? And did my Sovereign die ? Would he devote that sacred head For such a worm as I...
Page 210 - Legislature passed an act providing that " there shall be established a common school, or schools in each of the counties in this Territory, which shall be open and free for every class of white citizens between the ages of five and twenty-one years.
Page 30 - Missionaries, and the designation of their fields of labor, shall be subject to the approval of the Board of Managers of the Missionary Society of the Methodist Episcopal Church...
Page 415 - He is also a member of the Independent Order of Odd Fellows, the Benevolent and Protective Order of Elks, and the Fraternal Order of Eagles, and is a member of the Congregational church.
Page 210 - The Legislature shall provide by law for the establishment of district schools, which shall be as nearly uniform as practicable, and such schools shall be free and without charge for tuition to all children between the ages of four and twenty years, and no sectarian instruction shall be allowed therein.
Page 223 - WE cross the prairie as of old The pilgrims crossed the sea, To make the West, as they the East, The homestead of the free...
Page 335 - Wausau, where he remained for a year and one half and then entered the law department of the University of Michigan, at Ann Arbor, where he was graduated in 1893 and returning to Wausau began to practice.
Page 412 - Council very ably, and is a member of the Knights of Pythias, and the Independent Order of Odd Fellows.
Page 35 - ... were the reading of a chapter in the Bible, followed by prayer, just before the morning and evening meals. Saturday forenoon was devoted to work and the afternoon was given them as a holiday. Saturday evening was spent in the bath-room in cleaning up for Sunday. The children paid seventy-five dollars a year each to the superintendent, as a receipt in full for board, washing, and tuition.27 The first task of the instructor was to teach the children English, which they soon learned to speak well,...
Page 21 - ... as the Bible has it, but in addition it states that an old Indian woman was also saved. After the flood she lived in a valley, with a hill intervening between her and her white brother and his family, over which she could see the smoke rise from the white man's wigwam. When the sense of her loneliness and destitution came over her she began to weep very bitterly. There then appeared a heavenly messenger and asked her why she was so sorrowful. She told him that the Great Spirit had left her white...

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