Queen of Central Kansas: Newton in 1887
In the December 31, 1887 edition of the Newton Evening Kansan, editor Charles Kurtz highlighted the progress and prosperity of Newton. He noted that the future for the “Queen of Central Kansas” is “a gloriously busy and a growing one.”
Drawings were included and they portray a town full of industry and growth from Main Street . . .
To the banks and businesses . . .
and the private residences.
Source: Newton Evening Kansan, 31 December 1887.