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The First Chelsea Kansas Newspaper

Story ID:7684
Written by:Monte Leon Manka (bio, contact, other stories)
Story type:Poem
Location:Hemet CA USA
Person:Newsboy Chelsea Kansas, Kid
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The First Chelsea Kansas Newspaper

The Chelsea Chimes

(March of 1939)

EXTRA, EXTRA, get your Chelsea Chimes

Published at Chelsea District No. 10

The first Chelsea, Kansas newspaper by our teacher, Miss Sager

For just a copper cent.

Book Reports and Compositions

On a single sheet

Funny things that happened, and poems

Makes this paper quite unique.

About Farmer Manka’s sawmill

Book reports by Leslie M. and Keith Redd

Barbara Sontag our editor

Puts the Chelsea Chimes to bed.

Tomorrow I will get my five copies

To sell on my way home from school

And take the proceeds back to our teacher

To be used to retool

For the next edition

To purchase more supplies

To start next weeks Paper

For our friends and neighbors to buy.

Monte L. Manka 07-17-10