Now it gets right flowery even if it’s describing a drought, flood, tornado, crop failure, railroad speculators not happy and every other pestilence known to man in the West.
Sad, the amputation of a fifth toe got more words than the murders of two women by their husbands.
[“The Young Men's Democratic Convention today is largely attended and much enthsusiasm manifested...This evening Norombega Hall is thronged, and resolutions adopted endorsing the doctrine of non-intervention as contained in the Kansas-Nebraska Act, reaffirmed by the Cincinnati platform, and again by the Charleston Convention; declaring confidence in Douglas and Johnson and E. K. Smart; denouncing the present State administration for its devotion to the anti-slavery cause and its neglect of the interest of the State and its reckless extravagance; and also proposing additional encouragement for the militia of the State.” ]
That there little paragraph sort of explains a lot. Seems like the clock was ticking til the next April.