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Glick's Bad Boy by E. Vandergrift

Glick's Bad Boy was a short series of columns that appeared in a number of Kansas newspapers in the late spring of 1883. These columns were in the Fort Scott Monitor, a Kansas Newspaper, and then syndicated to a number of other Kansas publications. The writings consisted of the "Bad Boy" talking to his barber about political issues. It was written by E. Vandergrift. The columns were not meant to be humorous at all.

Apparently the columns portrayed some inside history of the first ever democratic administration in Kansas and they showed the democrats were "not as advertised". Governor George Washington Glick was the first democratic governor in Kansas and these writings were not kind to him.

Here are two columns.



Last Revision: May 19, 2015