Atchison County, Kansas

NEWSPAPER ARTICLES INDEX
 


Rev. P. Butler Mobbed ~ May 19, 1856

List of Letters Left, Nov. 30, 1857 ~ December 5, 1857

Jennie Burgess vs. James Burgess ~ November 22, 1862

A Desperado's Doings - End of his Career ~ August 21, 1877

Baby Found In Front of County Poor Farm ~ February 15, 1879

Shocking Tragedy Occurs Resulting in Death of Two Men (Monroe Amos & Lewis Chew) ~ October 28, 1879

W. C. Bedford Attempted Suicide at the Missouri River ~ May 25, 1883

John Dobbs Arrested For Stealing A Watch ~ September 6, 1883

Madeline Collins Declared Insane ~ March 11, 1884

Miss Baldwin Was Not Killed For Her Money ~ July 10, 1885

Atchison Depot Burned ~ January 6, 1889

C. E. Faulkner Is New Superintendent of Orphans' home With Plans For Changes ~ July 27, 1888

Walter Donald Will Adopt A Baby From the Soldiers Orphans Home ~ Auust 6, 1888

Lizzie Thomas Makes Appeal From Poor Farm ~ August 28, 1888

Farmer Sharp Instantly Killed ~ October 31, 1888

Found Dead with His Throat Cut (W. T. Proctor) ~ May 30, 1889

Charged with A Neighbor's Murder ~ June 12, 1889

The Death of Ex-Governor John A. Martin ~ October 3, 1889

Mary Taylor Attempted Suicide ~ October 31, 1889

Badly Burned with Lard ~ November 1, 1889

Louis Kurth Attempted Suicide Over Love ~ January 16, 1890

His Dead Body Found (Jerry Donahue) ~ June 5, 1890


William Baldwin Pardon from Murder of His Sister, Mary ~ November 13, 1890

Arrested for Arson (George Nolan) ~ December 18, 1890

Effingham High School Opening ~ September 12, 1891

Murdered A Farm Hand (Campbell Perry) ~ September 24, 1891

The Body Identified (Solomon Bernstein) ~ August 4, 1892

Minister Ordained (Rev. Isaac Taylor) ~ November 5, 1892

August Scholz's Residence Turned to the Ground ~ January 26, 1893

A Wichita Woman, Rachel Bernard, Makes 3 Attempts to Suicide in Atchison ~ August 16, 1893

Mrs. Patrick Mangan Attempted Suicide from Missouri River Bridge ~ January 19, 1894

Atchison's Smallpox Epidemic Grows Serious ~ May 10, 1894

Henry Barry Was Instantly Killed ~ May 29, 1894

James Nutt Shot and Killed Mrs. Jesse Payton ~ February 9, 1895

Johnny Manson Was Thrown From A Wagon and Instantly Killed ~ April 13, 1895

Two Children Cremated ~ May 1, 1895

Johnny Johnson's Last Ride ~ July 3, 1895

William Burgus Badly Beaten By A Tramp ~ August 17, 1895

Potpourri of Sensations ~ November 13, 1895

R. C. Meade Is Found Guilty ~ December 7, 1895

Frank Price Pardoned ~ February 7, 1896

Wealthy Farmer & Son Attacked and Killed on Hwy. (W. I. & William Burdette) ~ February 11, 1896

Was to Be Married But Was Killed By A Train (F. D. Gage) ~ February 21, 1896

Jim Mitchell Was Shot and Killed By A Friend ~ February 21, 1896

An Unknown German Dies From Exposure Near Atchison ~ March 20, 1896

Atchison's First Settler Dead (Samuel Dickson) ~ March 24, 1896

Bridge Builder Wagner Drowned ~ May 26, 1896

Stories of Kate Field ~ June 5, 1896

Death Grants Mrs. H. B. Rogers A Divorce ~ June 9, 1896

Fine Fish Are All Dead ~ July 17, 1896

Elisha Graham Shot and Killed His Daughter's Lover (Jacob Hopkins) ~ December 28, 1896

An Old Roommate of Lincoln Dead (Edward A. Beauchamp) ~ January 16, 1897

John Gwinn Killed At The Bottom of A Well ~ January 19, 1897

Mrs. John Cotter Became Insane From A Joke ~ April 23, 1897

Captain Anderson Marries an Indian ~ June 8, 1897

Book By A Lunatic (Mrs. Barnes) ~ July 2, 1897

Given a Baby on the Street ~ July 23, 1897

Wants $95 for a Dead Cow (James Conlon) ~ July 23, 1897

Dr. Lafayette Charged With Bigamy ~ August 17, 1897

Frank Souder, Who Married A Kansas Girl, Forced to Desert Her ~ September 11, 1897

Atchison's Big Fire ~ October 12, 1897

Postal Clerk Cuts His Throat (Billy Williams) ~ November 5, 1897

Engineer Vanhoven Killed Instantly ~ November 9, 1897

Dr. F. E. Crafton Arrested for Forgery ~ November 12, 1897

A Pioneer Kansan Passes Away At Atchison (John M. Cain) ~ December 7, 1897

A Lawyer At Seven (Byron Gilbert) ~ December 17, 1897

Judah Jennings and 2 Daughters Killed Instantly by Passenger Train ~ January 11, 1898

B. T. Jones Throws Himself In Front of an Engine ~ January 21, 1898

A. D. Cain Dead ~ January 28, 1898

Suicide Near Atchison (George Koepfinger) ~ January 28, 1898

Suicide Near Atchison (Margaret Jones) ~ March 4, 1898

$7,000 In Gold Found In Cellar ~ June 8, 1898

Oldest Brakeman Dead (Eli Mattocks) ~ July 12, 1898

Atchison Man (T. N. Gardner) Killed ~ July 15, 1898

Strange Case of Mr. Bruner Puzzling the Officers ~ July 22, 1898

A Sick Kansan Kills Himself ~ August 15, 1898

Joseph Barber Arrested for Adultery ~ September 10, 1898

John Talbert Guilty in Murder of Jim Hunt ~ September 30, 1898

Atchison Co. Man Drinks A Pink of Scalding Water (Will Doughan) ~ November 11, 1898

Magnificent Monument To Be Placed At Grave in Effingham Cemeter ~ November 17, 1898

Accused of Bigamy (Susan Kelley) ~ November 22, 1898

Half-Witted Man Murdered (Bill Hall) ~ December 20, 1898

Kansas Tragedy ~ February 6, 1899

Mrs. Louise Reynolds Tries to Burn Down the Town - March 23, 1899

4th of July Celebration ~ June 16, 1899

After Her Father's Fortune ~ July 9, 1899

Killed by Robbers (Robert Dickerson) ~ October 23, 1899

Orphans' Home Changes ~ January 5, 1900

J. C. Fox's Home Burned ~ March 16, 1900

George Bolsinger Wanted To Pull Son's Teeth with Blacksmith Tools ~ May 25, 1900

Good Snake Story ~ June 1, 1900

Cal Oathout & James Burtchett Shot and Killed ~ June 5, 1900

Death at Crossing (Alva Black) ~ August 28, 1900

Jim Davis Accused of Robbery ~ September 18, 1900

Into a Cistern with her Child ~ October 10, 1900

The True Eleven Society ~ January 11, 1901

James S. Well Dies From Injury on Bridge ~ February 26, 1901

Charles Backus Died of Blood Poisoning ~ March 8, 1901

Dollie Bilderback Disinherited Because of Marriage ~ March 26, 1901

Atchison Dentist (Dr. Hugh F. Sidey) Assaulted by Railroad Man ~ March 26, 1901

Historic Kansas Character Dead (Uncle "Jaky" Martin) ~ April 9, 1901

A Kansas Woman's Suicide (Ella Schubert) ~ May 31, 1901

Heat Causes A Kansas Man's Suicide (Arthur B. Bryant) ~ July 26, 1901

Fire at Effingham ~ September 20, 1901

Six Government Monuments To Mark Graves of Ex-Union Soldiers ~ Novmeber 14, 1901

Old Stagecoaches ~ February 6, 1902

James Wharton Accidentally Shot and Killed ~ June 20, 1902

Emma Garrett Killed While Returning Home From Circus ~ September 19, 1902

A Glacial Period Boulder To Mark John Ingalls's Grave ~ November 8, 1902

Atchison Fire Burned Six Horses ~ January 5, 1903

Kerford-Dickey Nuptials ~ One of Most Fashionable Weddings in History ~ February 27, 1903

Negro Mistreats Children (John Mitchell) ~ July 22, 1904

Clyde and Thomas Bean Sentenced ~ September 20, 1904

Charivari Was Fatal (Nick Lummix) ~ March 10, 1905

William Generals Was Shot and Killed ~ May 12, 1905

County Poor Farm Barn Burned Down ~ July 21, 1905

Killed On A Curve (James Newman) ~ September 29, 1905

Henry Johnson Breaks Arm ~ July 5, 1906

Jeanette Baker Burned ~ July 5, 1906

Frank Thompson Dislocates Shoulder ~ July 5, 1906

Eiljah Goff Improving ~ July 5, 1906

Bert McAdams Returned Home ~ July 5, 1906

Henry Jewell Has Blood Poisoning ~ July 5, 1906

Lona Barnard & Children Visiting ~ July 5, 1906

Son of Hal Sprong Hurts Hand ~ July 5, 1906

William Calhoun Blood Poisoning is Better ~ July 5, 1906

Silas Martin on Sick List ~ July 5, 1906

Mr. Carollon's Daughter Breaks Arm ~ July 5, 1906

Ann Henson Relapses ~ July 5, 1906

Atchison Daily Globe Personals ~ July 5, 1906

An Atchison Boy Found Dead on the Stage of College (George Baumgardner) ~ August 20, 1906

Atchison County Poor Farm ~ September 28, 1906

Harry Stilson Won, But Cost His Life ~ February 16, 1907

Gold In Atchison County ~ March 29, 1907

Runaway Train Killed Four ~ July 31, 1907

Atchison Doctor Disappears (Dr. J. P. Blunk) ~ October 18, 1907

Thomas Crick Found Dead ~ November 1, 1907

J. M. Shockley Ran Over By Wagon and Killed ~ November 15, 1907

Mrs. John Sullivan Sues Man Who Sold Liquor ~ November 15, 1907

Body Found In Atchison Said To Be That of G. W. Hamilton ~ December 12, 1907

Cottage for Cripple Children ~ October 23, 1908

Ida Hoover Murder / Carl Hale Trial ~ March 5, 1909

Sues As Common Law Wife (Elizt Williams) ~ May 8, 1909

Herman Caesar Wanted to Leave Atchison ~ February 7, 1910

Kansas Trolley System ~ June 4, 1910

Broken Hip Fatal ~ April 13, 1911

Atchison Fire Causes A Suit ~ June 18, 1911

Clear Up A Kansas Killing ~ December 6, 1912

Millard Smithson Threatens Wife and Kills Self ~ February 13, 1913

Emma Matthews is Killed by Fred Potter ~ August 8, 1913

State Warrant Issued for McKinley Woods ~ August 22, 1913

Mary Miller Severely Burned ~ October 25, 1913

Children of Jennie Minks To Be Sent to State Orphan's Home ~ December 18, 1913

Dan Stafford Came Out of Furnace Alive ~ May 7, 1914

Meal Saved Bertha Owens' Life ~ July 20, 1914

Dr. W. H. Hudson's Retirement ~ July 24, 1914

Atchison Institution Clean In Twelve Months ~ October 9, 1914

Jewelry Thief ("Babe Haley) Arrested Here Was Dope Fiend ~ January 1, 1915

Tired of Life, Margaret Walker Attempts Suicide ~ January 2, 1915

Twenty-Five Years Ago Today in Atchison ~ January 2, 1915

Mary McSorley Sues For Alimony ~ January 3, 1915

The Passing of Dr. Hudson ~ June 25, 1915

Atchison Twins are 72 ~ October 14, 1915

Man Who Fought in 50 Battles Dies (Jonathan Walizer) ~ December 30, 1916

Tragedy Ends Romance (Frank Blankenship) ~ March 27, 1917

An Atchison Woman (Mrs. R. C. Carpenter) Attempts Suicide ~ July 30, 1917

M. Thompson Burned to Death ~ February 6, 1918

 Maurice Nelson's Shirt Tail Caught Fire ~ August 20, 1919

Mrs. William Stephenson Shoot Self ~ May 25, 1920

Two Killed When Lightning Strikes Barn ~ June 12, 1920

Union Hotel For Sale ~ October 4, 1920

Frank & Mary Bishop ~ Murder / Suicide ~ March 5, 1921

Kerford Brothers Have Great Plant at Atchison, Kans. ~ September 22, 1922

Bronze Memorial Tabled Placed In Alderson Cemetery In Memory of Angeletta Underwood ~ October 17, 1922

Charles Myers Has Family Monument Erected in Alderson Cemetery ~ October 17, 1922

Dr. G. A. Patton, Atchison ~ October 21, 1927

Brush Creek Cemetery ~ February 17, 1932

George G. Pickett Murder his Wife, Then Commits Suicide ~ June 17, 1932

19 Drownings Near Atchison ~ April 29, 1948

Plan Mormon Monument ~ November 2, 1948

Profits from Midwest Solvents, Only Distillery in Kansas, Go to Hospital ~ August 14, 1953

Birthplace of James M. Challiss Picture ~ July 1, 1954

A Rare Coincidence With Rev. H. J. Sterling and His Sons ~ July 4, 1954

Two Killed In Car Plunge (Mrs. Willa Mae Ballew & Mrs. Hortense Wilkinson) ~ April 25, 1955

Ghost Photo Takes Prize ~ April 25, 1955

Mrs. Dooley Peters & Family Visiting ~ July 30, 1959

Mother, 4 Children Drown When Car Careens Off Bridge (Mildred, Linda, Gary, David & James Barnett) ~ April 1, 1965

Yost Motor Co. To Close ~ December 12, 1967

Mother Kills 2 Daughters, Husband Before Committing Suicide (Mildred Harden) ~ May 29, 1968

Guss Wood Will Retire ~ March 19, 1974
 

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