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One Man's View of Elk County
« on: June 05, 2017, 08:48:33 pm »

Topeka Daily Capital, November 27, 1904

In the bottom of the right column is the mention of the pending death of of General Lew Wallace. He managed to hold on for another three months before he died. After the Civil War and when governor of New Mexico, he wrote Ben-Hur.

"If one of the many corrupt...county-seat contests must be taken by way of illustration, the choice of Howard County, Kansas, is ideal." Dr. Everett Dick, The Sod-House Frontier, 1854-1890.
"One of the most expensive county-seat wars in terms of time and money lost...” Dr. Homer E Socolofsky, KSU

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