Contributed by Marvel Delahaye May 23, 2002.

The Public Opinion, Osage City, Kansas, Wednesday, February 16, 1898

As we go to press today we learn of the death of John Lambert, which occurred last evening about 6 o'clock. Mr. Lambert was one of the oldest settlers of this county, and was and favorably known. He had been in poor health for a long time, and we understand, died from cancer of the stomach.