We understand that the German social club will present Col. Willemsen with a testimonial of their regard and respect to day.  The gift is to be a fine gold headed ebony cane.  The occassion will be one of much pleasure.  A complimentary banquet will precede the presentation.  The Colonel leaves for St. Louis this week.  The Republican Journal, Lawrence, Kansas.  Sunday, August 10, 1873.  Page 3.  (c) Transcribed by Darren McMannis for the Kansas Council of Genealogical Societies, Inc.