The band boys of Great Bend have practiced on their new music book and pronounce themselves satisfied. There is a yawning chasm however, between their feeling and that of the great throbbing heart of the people.

The Hutchinson Gazette, Hutchinson KS. Thursday, January 17, 1895. Page 3. (c) Transcribed by Darren McMannis for the Kansas Council of Genealogical Societies, Inc.