George and Mrs. Diamond are rejoicing over the arrival of a baby girl that is dearer to them than all the diamonds in the world. She is truly a little jewel. (The Wichita Daily Eagle, May 1, 1894)
IT'S A GIRL
Daughter Is Born To W.R. Draper
A daughter was born to W. R. Draper, reporter for The Beacon, this afternoon. The little girl's first question was "What's the news?"
(Wichita Beacon ~ Friday ~ December 14, 1900 ~ Submitted by Lori DeWinkler)
In Wichita, Kansas, Sept. 29, 1891, to Mr. and Mrs. E. W. Farnham, formerly of this city, a 10 pound son. (Aberdeen Weekly News, October 9, 1891, page 14)
M. Y. Freeman and his good wife are exulting freely over the birth of a young son whose advent dates back to May 25th. (The Wichita Daily Eagle, June 3, 1875)
A Baby - Mrs. Alf Goodin of 1856 South Topeka, presented her husband with a brand new pink little girl yesterday afternoon. Mother and child doing nicely. (Wichita Daily Eagle, March 6, 1890)
Born to Mr. and Mrs. E. Jones, yesterday morning, a 12 pound baby boy. (The Wichita Daily Eagle, January 7, 1904)
Mr. and Mrs. J. D. Lean are the happy parents of a bouncing baby boy who made his first speech in favor of the bonds about noon yesterday, although it is hardly probable he will vote today. Mother and babe doing well.
(Wichita Daily Eagle ~ June 8, 1886 ~ Page 4)
Joy Over on Riverside - Mr. W. L. W. Miller of Riverside, is rejoicing in an addition and a light to his home in the way of a first-born and that took a bouncing ten pound boy. The Eagle congatulates its friends for a home is never full fledged all constraining and entirely holy and self contained until there has stepped into its precints such a pledge of loyalty and of love upon the one side and an evidence of perfectly developed manhood upon the other, as invaded the home of our Riverside friends. Soon those who may be passing that home will see. (Wichita Daily Eagle, March 19, 1890)
ROBERTSON, ROBERT BRUCE
Mr. and Mrs. George E. Robertson, Wichita, Kan., announce Robert Bruce, 7 pounds 9 ounces, May 22, Nightingale. Grandparents, the Eben B. Smiths, Fort Worth, and the Otto Robertsons, Kansas City, Kan. (Dallas Morning News, May 25, 1956, page 8, part 3)
SON FOR LORENTZ SCHMIDT
Mr. and Mrs. Lorentz Schmidt announced the birth of a son born at 5 o'clock Friday afternoon at Wesley Hospital. Both mother and son are reported to be doing nicely.
(Wichita Eagle ~ Sunday ~ January 2, 1921)
Born to Mr. and Mrs. Pinkey M. Vick 231 West Eight St. a son. (Wichita Searchlight, February 4, 1911, page 4)
WHIPPLE, LAURENCE LEE
Mr. and Mrs. C. F. Whipple, 607 Pattie, announce the birth of a son, Laurence Lee, Friday at home. Mrs. Whipple is the former Miss Ruth Matches.
(Wichita Eagle ~ Sunday ~ July 5, 1936)
HAPPINESS IN A HOME
Plump Little Fellow Arrives at Mr. and Mrs. Umbarger's
Charlie Umbarger, who is the oldest motoneer in the employ of the electric street railway, is running his car zigzag for a few days, his mind being occupied with thoughts of a little ten and one-half pound boy which arrived at his home yesterday. Mr. Umbarger is in his 55th year, and the fact of this occasion being the first in his half century of a happy life is just about all he can stand, except the cigars, which Charlie will pass around among his associates today.
It was reported that the mother and little fellow were doing nicely.
(Wichita Daily Eagle ~ January 15, 1899)