(To listen to the audio of this blog post, use the purple play button.) "Who Wants a Baby?" • It’s Friday night August 8, 1913, at Riverside Park’s airdome outdoor theater in Hutchinson Kansas. Alta June Barnes Beck, 35, is watching her husband, Konrad Christopher Beck, 37, on stage, stirring up the crowd. He couldn’t be happier. * "When will this heat wave ever end?" Alta overheard a man ask his wife, or a woman she presumed was his wife. "We might as well stay out … [Read more...] about Reno County: Who Wants a Baby?
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(To listen to the audio of this blog post, use the purple play button.) · George T. Allison (1883-1951) Sheriff 1935-1939 · It’s 1:30 Sunday afternoon, April 11, 1943, in Eureka, California, in St. Bernard’s Cathedral rectory. Georgiann Allison, 19, daughter of George and Charline Allison, Hutchinson, Kansas, is marrying Richard Harmon, 21, son of J. Clair and Florence Harmon, also from Hutchinson. * It’s Sunday afternoon, April 11, 1943, near Langdon, Kansas. Daisy May … [Read more...] about Sheriffs of Reno County: George Allison