NEWSPAPER ARTICLES
of Howard County before division of the county
 
1873
Businesses to relocate in Elk Falls - Dr. Cole and Mr. Buckley, The Journal, October 4, 1873
Bitten By a Mad Dog, Howard County Journal, December 3, 1873
 
1874
Mr. John Lee arrives for visit., The Journal, January 31, 1874
Jayhawk town renamed Matanzas, The Journal, January 31, 1874
News from Peru, The Journal, February 28, 1874
Happenings in Peru, Peru Record, March 14, 1874
Mr. E. W. Fayes to visit in Texas., The Ledger, March 21, 1874
Visiting attorneys, The Ledger, May 2, 1874
Mr. Mr.A. P. Green moves family to residence on the Wildcat, Elk Falls Ledger, June 6, 1874
Death of Mrs. Margaret Book, Elk Falls Journal, June 6, 1874
Texas relatives visit here, Elk Falls Journal, June 6, 1874
Howard County Happenings, Elk Falls Journal, June 13, 1874
Child dies of rattlesnake bite, Elk Falls Journal, June 13, 1874
Child dies of wooping cough, Elk Falls Journal, June 20, 1874
Sudden death of Mrs. Hugh , Elk Falls Journal, June 20, 1874
Jail break, Elk Falls Journal, August 15, 1874
Runaway boy, Elk Falls Journal, August 15, 1874
Happening in Elk Falls, Elk Falls Journal, August 15, 1874
Business news and other items, Elk Falls Journal, August 15, 1874
Elk Falls happenings, Elk Falls Journal, August 29, 1874
More Elk Falls tidbits, Elk Falls Journal, September 19, 1874

 

1875
Death of Rachel B. Smith, The Courant, March 24, 1875
Our Business Men, Howard City Beacon, September 4, 1875

 

NEWSPAPER ARTICLES
of Elk County
 
1876
Suicide, The Courant, November 22, 1876

 

 
1877
Horse Thieves, The Courant, June 6, 1877
Robert Dougherty Murder ~ Arkansas City Weekly Traveler ~ August 29, 1877

 

 

1879
Howard, Industrial Journal, January 8, 1879

 

 

1880
Cannon's New Livery Barn, The Courant, February 12, 1880
Destructive Prairie Fire, The Journal, March 10, 1880
Uncalled for Letters, The Courant, March 11, 1880
List of 1880 Deaths, The Journal, April 7, 1880
FIRE!!, Industrial Journal, December 7, 1880

 

1881
Snipe Hunting, Howard Journal, January 7, 1881
Assault and Battery by teacher, The Journal , February 11, 1881

1882
Cave Springs Business Directory, The Courant, May 4, 1882
Remaining In The Post Office , Howard Courant, July 6, 1882
New School Building In Howard, Howard Courant, December 2, 1882
House fire prevented, Howard Courant, December 28, 1882
Divorces granted by the District Court since 1875, Howard Courant, December 28, 1882

1883
List of Teachers, Howard Courant, August 9, 1883

1884
Longton store robbed, Howard Courant, January 4, 1884
Newspaper Tidbits From 1884, From Millie Martin's Collection, January 12, 1884
Death of a Newspaper, Howard Courant, August 1, 1884
Stabbed!, Howard Courant, October 10, 1884

1885
Tragedy at Elk Falls, Howard Courant, May 2, 1885
Eatherly's Escapades, Howard Courant, June 5, 1885
Eatherly, Howard Courant, June 12, 1885
District Court News, Howard Courant, November 13, 1885
District Court News, Howard Courant, November 13, 1885
Horse Thieves Take Warning, Howard Courant, December 4, 1885

1886
Eatherly Divorce, Howard Courant, February 26, 1886
District Court News, Howard Courant, February 26, 1886
Revolver shot kills Dr. Lucas, Howard Courant, June 11, 1886

1887
Fire destroys Grenola businesses, Grenola Leader, November 17, 1887

 

1888
Shocking Accident, Howard Courant, April 6, 1888
Fire at Western Park, Howard Courant, July 20, 1888
Struck by lightning, Howard Courant, July 20, 1888

 

1889
Sneak thief stole his pants, Howard Courant, May 3, 1889
14 year old girl kills self, Richmond Conservator, (Ray County, MO) July 25, 1889
14 year old girl kills self (The rest of the story), Howard Courant, July 26, 1889

 

1890
A Record Of Dark Deeds, Salt Lake Tribune, March 7, 1890
Court News, Howard Courant, May 30, 1890
Cowardly Murder, Howard Courant, July 4, 1890
Serious shooting, Howard Courant, October 24, 1890

 

1891
Sensational Shooting Scrfape, Howard Courant, March 20, 1891
Son born to Mr. & Mrs. A. C. Auldridge, Howard Courant, March 27, 1891
List of letters unclaimed, Howard Courant, April 24, 1891
Another Fire!, Elk County Citizen, November 25, 1891

 

1892
J. R. HALL MOVES TO IDAHO, Elk County Citizen, April 20, 1892
FIRE! FIRE!, Elk County Citizen, May 6, 1892

1893
Year End Party, Busby School, Elk County Citizen, June 6, 1893
Bitten By A Mad Dog, Elk County Citizen, August 3, 1893
Loose Horse Dies, Elk County Citizen, October 1893
A Serious Accident, Elk County Citizen, October 5, 1893
Moline Mentionings, Elk County Citizen, September 21, 1893
Farm House Burns, Elk County Citizen, September 21, 1893
Horse Team Destroys Wagon, Elk County Citizen, September 21, 1893
 
 

1894
Mr. & Mrs. J. B. Dolyn, A Baby Boy, Elk County Citizen, February 1, 1894
A son for Mr. & Mrs. Hebb, Jr., Elk County Citizen, March 1, 1894
Court News, Elk County Citizen, March 1, 1894
Oldest County Person, Elk County Citizen, March 22, 1894
Young "Lollygaggers", Elk County Citizen, March 22, 1894
Suicide In Longton, Elk County Citizen, March 1, 1894
Doctoring the Poor, Elk County Citizen, April 12, 1894
Cyclone Destroys Home, Elk County Citizen, April 12, 1894
Injury to P. H. Baughman, Elk County Citizen, April 12, 1894
Charge of Insanity, Elk County Citizen, April 12, 1894
Selecting a Lady Companion, Elk County Citizen, May 10, 1894
47th Birthday of T. J. Mitchell, Elk County Citizen, June 7, 1894
George Hammer Found, Elk County Citizen, June 14, 1894
Bill Dalton is in town,
Elk County Citizen, June 14, 1894
James Alderson Bitten,
Elk County Citizen, June 14, 1894
Dental prices, Elk County Citizen, June 14, 1894
70th Birthday of Mr. Hand, Elk County Citizen, June 21, 1894
Green Bean Give Away, Elk County Citizen, June 21, 1894
Fatally Burned, Elk County Citizen, August 8, 1894
Longton News, Elk County Citizen, September 1, 1894
Moline Fire, Elk County Citizen, September 28, 1894
Elk Falls News, Elk County Citizen, September 28, 1894
A Slick Lad, Elk City Citizen, September 28. 1894
If That Old Building Could Talk!!, Elk City Citizen, December 7, 1894
 
 

1895
Home of William Smith Destroyed, Elk County Citizen,  February 22, 1895
Oscar Wade, Guilty, Elk County Citizen,  February 22, 1895
Small Hopes of Recovery for Manwell Brewington, Elk County Citizen, March 1, 1895
Killed In The Mines, Elk County Citizen, March 1, 1895
Theodore F. Cox Stables Burnt, Elk County Citizen, May 2, 1895
Claim Honored After 25 Years, Elk County Citizen, May 30, 1895
Terrible Accident, Elk County Citizen, May 30, 1895
William Roach Shot, Elk County Citizen, June 13, 1895
Murder Trial, Elk City Citizen, October 10, 1895
Killing Cattle, Elk City Citizen, June 27, 1895
Six In Jail, Elk City Citizen, July 11, 1895
 
 

 

1896
Camped With Snakes, Elk County Citizen, January 21, 1896

 

1897
John Seany Shot, Howard Courant, January 1, 1897
Murder Trial, Howard Courant, January 15, 1897
Burchfield Mercantile Company, Howard Courant, March 19, 1897
Suicide At Moline, Howard Courant, March 19, 1897
Sued for $5,000.00, Howard Courant, April 9, 1897
A Grand Hunt, Elk County Citizen, November 25, 1897

 

1901
"Big Stone Store" at Elk Falls ~ Sedan Lance ~ March 14, 1901
Grave Robbed at Elk Falls, Sedan Lance, December 5, 1901

1898
Butterfly Lunch, Howard Courant, February 11, 1898

1903
District Court News, February 11, 1903
Struck Oil, Elk County Citizen, February 11, 1903
Runaway Team, Elk County Citizen, June 3, 1903
Home of L. T. Williams Burns, Elk County Citizen, JuLY 22, 1903
 
1904
Run-Away Accident, Elk County Citizen, February 3, 1904
Sued for $20,000.00, Elk County Citizen, February 24, 1904
J. R. Bowser and Mary Lindelow Wed, Elk County Citizen, March 23, 1904
Killed His Young Wife, Howard Courant-Citizen, April 13, 1904
Get-Rich Quick Young Man, Elk County Citizen, April 13, 1904
Charged With Statutory Rape, Elk County Citizen, April 13, 1904
Young Boy Shot Accidently, Elk County Citizen, April 11, 1905
George Haight Struck By Lightning, Elk County Citizen, May 11, 1904
Moline Review Sold, Elk County Citizen, May 25, 1904
Boy Missing, Elk County Citizen, July 6, 1904
Chas. Allen Captured, Elk County Citizen, August 31, 1904

29 Killed In Train Wreck, The Wichita Eagle, October 11, 1904 - OFF SITE ARTICLE
Who Was It Handcuffed Together?, Elk County Citizen, November 23, 1904

Sheriff Maddox arrests W. C. Thompson,
Elk County Citizen, November 23, 1904
A. M. Boon and brother-in-law, C. C. Costin had a row,
Elk County Citizen, November 23, 1904
Killed In Grenola, Elk County Citizen, December 21, 1904
 
1905
Chas. Allen Pardoned, Elk County Citizen, January 11, 1905
Thomas Cass Injured, Elk County Citizen, April 12, 1905
Dead Man Found, Elk County Citizen, April 11, 1905
Cost of Groceries, Elk County Citizen, April 26, 1905
Common School Graduates, Elk County Citizen, May 3, 1905
Richard's Build Home In Severy, Elk County Citizen, July 5, 1905
Libbie Zeller Dies in Idaho, Elk County Citizen, November 8, 1905
Hides Wanted, Elk County Citizen, November 22, 1905
Grist Mill Burns, Elk County Citizen, November 22, 1905
Kills Himself, Elk County Citizen, November 22, 1905
Shot Accidentally, Elk County Citizen, December 20, 1905
 
1906
Burned To Death, Elk County Citizen, March 14, 1906
Passing Of An Old Timer - Adrian Reynolds, Elk County Citizen, April 4, 1906
An Elk County Murder, Elk County Citizen, April 4, 1906
Court Docket, Elk County Citizen, May 9, 1906
Sparks From The 1906 Court House Fire, Howard Courant, November 2, 1906
The Moline Brick Works [a series of articles on the subject], The Moline Review, 1906 - 1912
 
1909

High Fashion, Elk County Citizen
Stirring Times at Elk Falls ~ Sedan Lance ~ March 12, 1909

 
1910
Kansas Tourist Explains Recent Accident, Gazette-Telegraph. July 24, 1910
 
1911
Robbed Elk Falls Bank ~ Sedan Times-Star ~ February 9, 1911
County Teachers in 1911, Howard Courant, February 16, 1911
John Norton Found Dead, Howard Courant, April 6, 1911
Longley's Home Burned, Howard Courant, April 20, 1911
Snake Ate A Glass Egg ~ Sedan Times-Star ~ May 25, 1911
Twenty Years Ago In 1890, Howard Courant, July 6, 1911
Wreck at Fiat, Howard Courant, November 30, 1911
Roberts Family, Elk To Idaho, Howard Courant, November 30, 1911
Young Girl Dead, Howard Courant, November 30, 1911
 
1912
Fugitive - Don Brittian, Howard Courant, January 4, 1912
Mrs. Abbie Longley's Birthday, Harold Courant, February 29, 1912
F. E. Hottinger, Howard Courant, February 29, 1912
 
1913
A Montgomery Ward Romance, Howard Courant, July 10, 1913
Too Much Married, Howard Courant, July, 10, 1913
A Cruel Murder, Howard Courant, December 4, 1913
Held For Trial, Howard Courant, December 11, 1913
 
1914
John Munsinger 102nd birthday., Howard Courant, December 24, 1914
 
1916
The Top Fear Family Reunion, Howard Courant, January 6, 1916
Frank Blizard For Sheriff, Howard Courant, February 25, 1916
City Eighth Grade Graduates, Howard Courant, June 1, 1916
Rural Eighth Grade Graduates, Howard Courant, June 12, 1916
Elk County Teachers, 1916 - 1917, Howard Courant, September 28, 1916
 
1917
Cyclone Death Mrs. Henry Mayne, Howard Courant, May 31, 1917
Atrocious Murder, Howard Courant, June 1917
Vada Blizzard Drowned, Howard Courant, June 28, 1917
Bound Over For Trial, Howard Courant, July 12, 1917
 
1920
Sheriff Frank Blizzard Dead, Kansas City Star, December 31, 1920, page 2
 
1921
Sheriff Blizzard helps Mr. Myra McHenry escape from Jail. Wichita Eagle, January 2, 1921
Elizabeth Webber's 87th, Howard Courant, June 9, 1921
Enos Mitchell Celebrates Birthday, Howard Courant, June 9, 1921
Sheriff Warner Raids Booze Factory, Howard Courant, October 20, 1921
Killed By Mistake, Howard Courant, December 29, 1921
 
1922
Carter Family Reunion, Howard Courant, April 13, 1922
Local Howard News, Howard Courant, May 11, 1922
A. L. Fraily For Sheriff, Howard Courant, June 29, 1922
Local Howard News, Howard Courant, June 29, 1922
Teaching Certificates, Howard Courant, July 1, 1922
Looked For A Gas Leak With A Match
- And Found It
, Howard Courant, August 31, 1922
 
1924
Old Windsor Building Burns, Howard Courant, January 3, 1924
IN THE WAKE OF THE BUFFALO, Howard Courant, March 12, 1924
 
1925
Three Generations of Munsingers, Howard Courant, June 4, 1925
 
1927
NIGH in Fatal Accident, Howard Courant, February 10, 1927
Died from gasoline burns, Howard Courant, March 24, 1927
Death by Asphyxiation, Howard Courant, June 16, 1927
Local and Personal Column, Howard Courant, June 16, 1927
EARLY HISTORY OF ELK FALLS, Howard Courant, July 21, 1927
John A. Miller Family Reunion, Howard Courant, August 25, 1927
Moore Family Reunion (1927), Howard Courant, August 25, 1927
Death by Asphyxiation, Howard Courant, June 16, 1927
Howard School Closes - Outbreak, Howard Courant, October 27, 1927
Chaffin Indicted and Arrested, Howard Courant, October 27, 1927
Ralph Dewey A Suicide, Howard Courant, November 10, 1927
Mayn Birthday Anniversary, The Howard Courant, December 8, 1927
Moline Elevator and Mill Burned, Howard Courant, December 15, 1927
 
1928
George Shipley's 80th birthday, Howard Courant, July 05, 1928
 
1929
Old Settlers Register, Howard Courant, September 19, 1929
W. D. Shannon Dies, Howard Courant, June 13, 1929
Ten Year Old Boy Killed, Howard Courant, June 27, 1929
Elk County Sheriff Kills Man, Howard Courant, September 12, 1929
1932
Laurence Turner For County Attorney, Howard Courant, March 31, 1932
Mrs. Ruthruff 86th birthday, Howard Courant, April 28, 1932
Ben H. Carter for Sheriff, Howard Courant, May 5, 1932
 
1933
Night Marshall Killed, Howard Courant, March 2, 1933
 
1936
Frank Webb Estate, Howard Courant, August 6, 1936
1938
Bert Morgan Retires - Howard Courant, May 5, 1938
Union Center Township Divided - Howard Courant, May 5, 1938
Birthday Celebration for F. C. Flory - Howard Courant, December 22, 1938
 
1939
Pioneer Days - Taken from The Citizen, September 13, 1939 - by F. C. Flory
 
1942
HAILE Now A Bombardier, Howard Courant, August 20, 1942
Leckliter Enlists in Navy, Howard Courant, August 20, 1942
Criger Family Reunion, Howard Courant-Citizen, August 27, 1942
70 Years A Resident Of Elk County, Howard Courant-Citizen, September 24, 1942
 
1943
The Cave Springs Globe Howard Courant Citizen, March 25, 1943
 
1944
Lone Bandit Robs Bank, The Howard Courant-Citizen, March 23, 1944
Lyster Family Gathering, The Howard Courant-Citizen, August 31, 1944
 
1948
Fire Razes Downtown Moline, Unknown Publication, April 8, 1948
 
1955
Toot's Drive-In Grand Opening, Howard Courant-Citizen, June 16, 1955
Walter Platz, Howard Courant-Citizen, October 20, 1955
Dr. Berthelsen To Locate in Howard, Howard Courant-Citizen, December 8, 1955
 
1956
Ella J. Fooshee Celebrate 99th Birthday, Howard Courant-Citizen,September 13, 1956
 
1957
Austin Ham Celebrates 79th, Howard Courant, July 18, 1957
Holly Miller Retires, Howard Courant Citizen, November 7, 1957
 
1958
Wyler Packing Plant Closes, Howard Courant Citizen, April 24, 1958
Founding of Longton, Unknown Publication, May 29, 1958
Pioneer Monument, Howard Courant-Citizen, December 18, 1958
 
1959
Moon Funeral Home Sold, Howard Courant-Citizen, September 10, 1959
M/M Frank Simons to Observe 60th Wedding Anniversary, Howard Courant-Citizen, November 5, 1959
Dr. George W. Moon Retires, Howard Courant-Citizen, November 26, 1959
 
1960
Guy Lyster Assigned to Beirut, Lebanon, Howard Courant, July 7, 1960
 
1962
Criger Reunion, Howard Courant, June 21, 1962
1918-1962 Class Reunion, Howard Courant, June 21, 1962
Class of 1947, Howard Courant, June 21, 1962
Pickell Family Reunion, Howard Courant, July 19, 1962
 
1963
1963 Howard Graduates, Howard Courant, May 16, 1963
Parker Reunion, Howard Courant-Citizen, June 20, 1963
Hopper Celebrates 100th birthday, Howard Courant-Citizen, July 18, 1963 - (from the Grenola News Happenings)
History of Antioch Church, Howard Courant-Citizen, July 18, 1963

Mrs. Bertha Henry's 91st Birthday, Howard Courant, August 1, 1963
Bartlett Family To Winfield, Howard Courant-Citizen, August 22, 1963
 
1964
Cob's Store Opening, Howard Courant-Citizen, April 2, 1964
 
1965
Big Tornadic Winds, Howard Courant-Citizen, June 10, 1965

 

1976
Movie Location?, Howard Courant-Citizen, April 22, 1976
Oldest Father Found, Howard Courant-Citizen, 1976
1984
Doughboys of 1918, The Courant-Citizen, November 8, 1984
 
1991
Longton Building, Unknown Publication, April 18,k 1991
 
1992
Walso Gray honored, Unknown Publication, January 15, 1992
 
2000
Elk County Poem, Flint Hills Express, November 8, 2000
 
2008
Longton Hotel Succumbs To Age, Independence Reporter, April 23, 2008
District Court News, February 11, 1903
Struck Oil, Elk County Citizen, February 11, 1903
Runaway Team, Elk County Citizen, June 3, 1903
Home of L. T. Williams Burns, Elk County Citizen, JuLY 22, 1903
 




                                         
UNKNOWN PAPER AND UNKNOWN DATES
Henry and Josefina Gallardo Celebrate Two Independence Days
Morss Honored on Birthday


 

 

 

 

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