MIAMI COUNTY, KANSAS
NEWSPAPER TIDBITS


Osage Postoffice To Be Moved To Fontana ~ July 29, 1869

Bold Robbery At Fontana ~ October 7, 1869

The Old John Brown Monument ~ August 31, 1877

The Insane Asylum at Osawatomie ~ March 14, 1880

Popular Vengeance - 2nd Attack Successful ~ February 9, 1883

A Kansas Tragedy ~ February 10, 1883

Son of W. D. Edgar Burned At Work At Osawatomie Asylum ~ October 13, 1884

Patient Escaped From Oswatomie Asylum ~ June 11, 1885

George Ford Was Adjudged Insane ~ August 12, 1885

John Brown, Jr., Speaks Reverently of His Father ~ May 20, 1889

John Brown's Clothes ~ April 19, 1890

Mattie Fletcher Leaped to Death ~ December 29, 1892

Four Lives Lost In The Osawatomie Fire ~ January 5, 1893

George Ellis Shot His Brother Dead ~ May 4, 1894

Henry A. Tegder Suicide ~ August 6, 1894

John N. Reynolds Is Now A Maniac ~ September 17, 1894

Taffy Party ~ January 4, 1895

Osawatomie's Marshal (James H. Helms) Shot Dead ~ January 21, 1895

George Roberts Suicide ~ October 19, 1895

Robbery at Fontana ~ March 13, 1896

Contract to Furnish Headstones to Soldiers' Graves ~ April 24, 1896

After Thirty Years (Willie Wilson) ~ January 26, 1897

James Claire Suicide ~ December 24, 1897

Rich Find of Nickel ~ February 25, 1898

Peculiar Death of Joseph Abney ~ July 26, 1898

Boy Shoots His Father (John Roberts) ~ September 6, 1898

Negro Burglar Caughter ~ November 25, 1898

Francis Moore Recaptured ~ Friday ~ January 13, 1899

Family of Attorney Sheldon Poisoned ~ January 31, 1899

Major John B. Hall Suicide ~ February 16, 1900

The Will of E. C. Miller ~ May 25, 1900

Killed By a Train (Silas Dace) ~ June 15, 1900

Mr. T. H. Bullock Has Sold His Home Place ~ August 9, 1901

B. F. Kennedy Is Still Insane ~ August 17, 1901

The Truth Concerning the Hospital Investigation ~ May 29, 1903

Oil In Kansas in 1865 ~ September 18, 1904

William Watts Insane ~ May 3, 1905

David Sharp Is Oldest Negro In The State ~ July 23, 1905

To Fill Pauper's Graves ~ March 24, 1906

Strange Tale of John Doe ~ February 11, 1908

Victims of Kansas Tornado (Minnie Johnson & Son) ~ May 13, 1908

Osawatomie Farmers' Institute ~ October 23, 1908

An Effort To Restore the Mind of Harry D. White ~ November 20, 1908

Si Whiteford's Barn Burns ~ October 21, 1909

Settlement of the Estate of Sylvester Ripley ~ April 9, 1910

State Collect Another Sum from Estate of Benjamin G. Peters ~ April 9, 1910

Bert Lyons in Asylum Now ~ July 7, 1910

Want John Brown Statue ~ August 31, 1910

The Battle of Osawatomie ~ September 2, 1910

Out of a Cistern on a Rake (Claude Latlmer) ~ June 29, 1911

His Wife Untrue (Hudsons murder) ~ June 8, 1912

Bodies of Rollin Hudson & Wife Found in Bed ~ June 11, 1912

Harry McCoy is Charged with the Murder of George McElheny ~ October 10, 1912

Disposing of Bodies of Old Soldiers at Osawatomie State Hospital ~ September 19, 1913

Anna Randell Has A Good Record ~ January 18, 1917

Osawatomie Avoids An Historical Error ~ June 18, 1922

Four Dead in Head-On Crash Near Louisburg ~ August 9, 1957

Osawatomie State Hospital Rehabilitates Its Patients ~ May 9, 1971

John Brown Hotel Fire ~ March 12, 1972

Osawatomie Residents Concerned About State Hospital ~ April 28, 1977

Will Hospital Become Prison? ~ May 1, 1977

Eagle Scout Honors The Forgotten Dead At Osawatomie State Hospital Cemetery ~ May 29, 2000

 

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