Future: Vol. I, No. 18

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Issue of the anti-corruption, Kansas City-based newspaper, Future: The Newsweekly for Today. The front page includes an article, continued on pages 4 and 8, about the "anti-machine speech" by Missouri state representative J. A. Gray broadcast "over station WOS in Jefferson City," Missouri, cut off in mid-transmission after scathing indictments of Tom Pendergast, with a copy of the speech in full. Other featured articles include: “Lunch-hooks Out of the Cookie Jar” (p. 2), about the Roosevelt administratin’s reticence to put recovery agency offices in Kansas City due to machine politics; “Sugar in Asphalt” (p. 3), about the business and city government fraud by John Pryor, "Democratic political leader and Kansas City's 'Paving King'" as a "silent partner" with Thomas Thomson in street paving and sewer construction work from 1928 to 1930 connected with the Pendergast machine; and “May We Present Lyle A. Stephenson” (p. 5), a photo and biographical article about Lyle Stephenson, an entomologist and insurance agent native to Nebraska and coming to Kansas City with hopes for "a generously endowed Natural History Museum"; 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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Kansas City Publishers Corp.
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May 10th 1935
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113 East 31st Street
Kansas City, MO
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MVSC F 051 F996 1935
Digital Object Identifier: 
MVSC-F051-F996-1935-0018
KANSAS CITY PUBLIC LIBRARY | DIGITAL HISTORY
Civil War on the Western Border: The Missouri-Kansas Conflict,1855-1865.
The Pendergast Years, Kansas City in the Jazz Age & Great Depression.
KC History, Missouri Valley Special Collections at the Kansas City Public Library.