MEADE COUNTY, KANSAS

GOVERNMENT

1900 - THE NEW COUNTY OFFICERS

Last Monday there were a few changes made in the court house officials. Frank Wehrle succeeded E. F. Rieman as County Clerk. Mr. Wehrle has had a number of years' experience in bookkeeping, and we feel confident that he will give the people of Meade county the benefit of his knowlege. Mr. Rieman, we understand will engage in the real estate business in partnership with Louis Boehler. S. D. Adams was appointed deputy clerk by County Clerk Wehrle.

F. C. Judd succeeds himself as sheriff, having been re-elected last November.

Miss Winnie Bonham succeeds her sister, Nettie, to the office of Register of Deeds. Winnie has been acting register for the past year and is well acquainted with the work.

John Innis succeeds himself as Commissioner of the 1st district. Mr. Innis was elected last fall as a republican despite the fight made against him by some of the prominent members of his own party.

Dr. Fee was sworn in as Coroner of Meade County and will now attend all inquests.

John Ellis is now the surveyor and will look after the chain and stakes.

John Elliot, who was elected Clerk of Dist. Court last Nov., took his office immediately after the election, the election being to fill a vacancy caused by the resignation of Effie Coon.

The Board organized by electing John Conrad Chairman.

(Meade County News, January 11, 1900, front page)

1917 - CITY ELECTION

The City election last Monday was a quiet affair, and the Citizens ticket won a walk, due to the fact that it was the only one in the field. Sixty-seven votes were cast. The officers elected were:

Mayor: S. D. Adams

Councilmen: E. W. Fletcher; J. W. Plush; Frank Fulir; W. S. Gibbons; Louis Boehler

Police Judge: Dr. J. B. Amphlett.

(Meade County News, April 5, 1917, front page)

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