100 years ago in Kansas, May 23 – June 2, 1918:
May 23, 1918
- Manhattan school children won a $100 prize offered by the Kansas Fraternal Aid Assn. for the best garden.
May 30, 1918
- Kansas had raised $2,5888,577 for the Red Cross; the quota was $1,000,000.
- Three carloads of surplus flour were found in Franklin county. Names of the hoarders were sent to the State Food Administrator.
June 2, 1918
- The Kansas City Veterinary College, founded in 1891, closed for the duration of the war. In normal times enrollment was about 650.