IOLA – In alluding to the report that Commissioner Sparks was in danger of assasination, the Champion remarks that “one thing is certain – they can’t blow his brains out.”  The Iola Register, Iola, Kansas.  Friday, January 15, 1886.  Page 5. (c) Transcribed by Darren McMannis for the Kansas Council of Genealogical Societies, Inc.