We wonder if there was ever a time in the history of Kansas, from the earliest days down, when Samuel Wood was not kicking up a row of some kind. The latest is that Sam, being pathmaster of his district, has closed the public roads in order to grow a hedge fence. When the hedge is grown the road will be open again. Meantime, Cottonwood Falls is entirely fenced in on the east, except by the road around by the bluffs, on the north side of the railroad, which at most seasons is almost impassable. A public meeting has appointed a committee to urge the county commissioners to remove Sam and his bars out of the road. The Republican Journal, Lawrence, Kansas. Sunday, August 10, 1873. Page 3. (c) Transcribed by Darren McMannis for the Kansas Council of Genealogical Societies, Inc.