Future: Vol. I, No. 15


Issue of the anti-corruption, Kansas City-based newspaper, Future: The Newsweekly for Today. The front page includes a photo and article, continued on page 8, about "Dr. Schorer," a 54-year old pediatric physician appointed by Henry McElroy as the city's Director of Health, born in Wisconsin in 1881 and coming to Kansas City in 1913. Other featured articles include: “Politics and Hogs” (p. 2), about local hotels and restaurants selling their garbage to be used as hog feed and interference by the Kansas City Collection Company; “’S Not ‘N Eagle—‘S ‘N Owl” (p. 3), about of Conrad Mann, Chief beneficiary from membership drives by the Eages" club, or the Fraternal Order of Eagles in Kansas City, in an article about the club's drive to add 3,000 members from the Pendergast machine, including a photo of Mann; “May We Present M. K. P.” (p. 5), a photo and biographical article about Minna Kennedy Powell, or Minna Powell, an art and music critic for the Kansas City Star since 1914 writing under her initials, "M. K. P."; also included in the newspaper are advertisements for local businesses and articles on fashion, finance, cooking, music, art, and national and international news.

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113 East 31st Street
Kansas City, MO
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MVSC F 051 F996 1935
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