Transcribed from volume II of Kansas: a cyclopedia of state history, embracing events, institutions, industries, counties, cities, towns, prominent persons, etc. ... / with a supplementary volume devoted to selected personal history and reminiscence. Standard Pub. Co. Chicago : 1912. 3 v. in 4. : front., ill., ports.; 28 cm. Vols. I-II edited by Frank W. Blackmar. Transcribed July 2002 by Carolyn Ward.


La Crosse, the county seat of Rush county, is centrally located in the county, and is 200 miles west of Topeka. It is in the midst of a large and prosperous farming and stock raising country. There are about 100 business establishments, including 2 banks, 3 hotels, 2 grain elevators, a foundry and machine shop, 2 weekly newspapers (the Chieftain and the Republican). All the leading denominations of churches are represented, and there are good graded schools and an opera house. The town is lighted by electricity, and has automobile service daily to Rush Center. There are telegraph and express offices and an international money order postoffice with one rural route. The population in 1910 was 806.

Page 91 from volume II of Kansas: a cyclopedia of state history, embracing events, institutions, industries, counties, cities, towns, prominent persons, etc. ... / with a supplementary volume devoted to selected personal history and reminiscence. Standard Pub. Co. Chicago : 1912. 3 v. in 4. : front., ill., ports.; 28 cm. Vols. I-II edited by Frank W. Blackmar. Transcribed July 2002 by Carolyn Ward.

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VOLUME I

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INTRODUCTION

A | B | C | D | E | F | G | H | I

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J | K | L | Mc | M | N | O | P | Q | R | S | T | U | V | W | X | Y | Z

VOLUME III

BIOGRAPHICAL INDEXES


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