Decatur  County,   Kansas

Newspaper  Items


A Tale Of Horror  (Laing Family) ~ 18 Nov 1878

An Unhappy Kansan Kills Daughter and Himself ~ 13 Sept 1891

Changes In Land Offices ~ July 6, 1893

Bank of Oberlin Closed ~ June 14, 1894

Indian Raid Sixteen Years Ago ~ October 12, 1894

Otto Weibler Starved Himself to Death For Fear of Being Poisoned ~ December 4, 1894

Schlatter Again "Found' ~ November 18, 1895

Charles Hatch Tells How Wife (Minnie) Came To Grief ~ November 26, 1896

Two Young Men Cause Disturbance At Oberlin Church ~ May 25, 1897

Fire At Private Dwelling At Oberlin ~ June 1, 1897

Easy Escape for Jointists (George Franklin) ~ December 8, 1897

Oberlin Burglar Caught (Chester Burnett) ~ January 27, 1899

City of Oberlin Is Sued To Collect Interst On Bonds ~ July 24, 1900

Rally At Oberlin ~ October 16, 1900

Oberlin Boy Killed in Battle (Jay Young) ~ February 1, 1901

Railroad From Oberlin To Lenora ~ April 19, 1901

Edward Taylor In Goodland To Be Examined ~ August 22, 1902

An Old-Timer In Goodland (J. B. Jennings) ~ May 6, 1904

Washouts Delayed Rock Island Trains ~ July 26, 1905

General Manager of Union Pacific Escapes Harm in Rock Island Wreck ~ June 8, 1906

Widow, Augusta Renken, Murdered and Then Burned In Her House Near Traer ~ Octobe 12, 1906

Monument to be Erected in Oberlin Cemetery in Memory of Early Settlers ~ December 23, 1910

Mrs. Anna Morrish of Oberlin Visits The Eastern Star Chapter ~ February 9, 1911

Emigrant Train In The Ditch, One Man Killed ~ February 27, 1911

A Memorial Monument ~ July 21, 1911

Stores Burn At Jennings ~ August 16, 1911

Shaft Erected in Honor of Kansans Slain in Indian Raid ~ October 1, 1911

Farmers' Course In High School ~ December 7, 1911

Death Of An Indian (W. D. Street) ~ December 12, 1911

The People of Kansas Are Proud of The Great Work Done By Hon. Otis Benton ~ April 25, 1913

Death In Dugout Playhouse (Iians Jypson) ~ November 6, 1913

G. W. Shook Wants Harvest Hands ~ July 5, 1920

Teachers Set Wage Scale ~ November 22, 1921

Engineer Dies In Wreck (Henry Nichols) ~ June 3, 1941

A Yank From Kansas Was On The Staff Of A Jap Colonel (Arthur Chenoweth) ~ September 16, 1945

Gun Wound Fatal To Oberlin Boy (Daniel Lively) ~ August 23, 1956

Early-Day Oberlin Doctor, Dr. Vincent Larrick, Leave $130,000 to Area ~ August 21, 1970

Oberlin Resident, Mrs. Andy Thomsen, Keeps State Wildflowers Alive ~ July 21, 1971

Settlers Had Their Problems Getting Ready For Winter 100 Years Ago with Indian Raids A Threat ~ October 19, 1978

Erin and Frances Jennings Looks for Clues to the Past ~ January 2, 1981

 

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