THOMAS COUNTY, KANSAS

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First Battle Between Troops and Indians Occurred Last Monday - January 1, 1873

Prairie Fires - April 16, 1885

Thomas County Trivia - April 16, 1885

Mule Thieves - May 21, 1885

Wild Horses - May 21, 1885

First Dog Fight & Rattlesnakes - May 21, 1885

First Litter of Pigs - June 25, 1885

Thomas County & Colby Population - October 1, 1885

Blanchard Draws on Strattan and Courtney Assaults Miller - October 1, 1885

The Remarkble Mr. Wollen - January 7, 1886

A Blizzard - January 7, 1886

Colby - January 28, 1886

Woman Wanted - February 11, 1886

Dentist in Town - March 11, 1886

Warrant Sworn Out for Sawdust Charley, Art McKinzie, Kid Wright & Kit Mudgett - March 18, 1886

Trapping Badgers - July 29, 1886

Dr. Martin, Mr. Baker Looking for Land - August 12, 1886

Census of Township 7, Range 37, Taken by Geo. Benson - August 26, 1886

Mrs. Thresher's 7 Year Old Son Fell From a Horse - August 26, 1886

Georgia Williams Fined - February 3, 1887

Buckwheat Cakes Contest, Allen, Douglass - February 10, 1887

Serious Accident Befalls J. O. Jones - April 28, 1887

For County Clerk - W. W. Smith - October 6, 1887

Democrat Ticket, Thomas County - October 20, 1887

A Hard Case - May 24, 1888

Tarnished Whiskey Individuals Plead Guilty to Imbibing Too Much Stimulants - May 31, 1888

Reward for H. A. Shiveley's Whiskey - May 31, 1888

Peter Olson, Railroader, Trial for Drunkeness - May 31, 1888

Another Boot Legger Sent Up - June 14, 1888

Judge Irwin and the Drunken Railroader - July 12, 1888

Oakley Becoming Notorious - August 20, 1888

Preliminary Examination of Joel t. and Iona Harris - September 6, 1888

Difficult and Successful Surgical Operation - November 1, 1888

The Place to Buy Cheap Goods - December 14, 1888

Zeigler in Town - January 17, 1889

County Officers

Hale Township Officers - February 1, 1889

C. K. Smith & Sun Put Up 300 Tons of Spring Water Ice - February 7, 1889

Advertised Prices at A. V. Warrens - February 15, 1889

49th Wedding Anniversary - Dr. and Mrs. W. M. Edwards - July 11, 1889

Henry Housten's Daughter Bit by Rattler - July 11, 1889

Advertised Letter List - August 22, 1889

William Vert Child Stunned by Lightening - September 12, 1889

Sheriff Showalter Failed to Remove Hat - March 13, 1890

Tumor Removed from Z. D. Benton - March 27, 1890

Tuesday's Wind Strongest Ever Known in this Portion of Kansas - April 10, 1890

No Interesting News this Past Week - May 8, 1890

Rexford Union Cemetery Corporation ~ November 26, 1890

Letter from Iowa - February 12, 1891

Colby Tribune News - March 12, 1891

Census Report for 1890 Stats - March 12, 1891

List of Letters Remaining Uncalled for at Colby Post Office - March 12, 1891

71st Birthday - Willie Summers - March 19, 1891

Brewster Items - April 23, 1891

Thomas County Poor House Has Not Had Inmates For Two Years ~ September 24, 1892

Franz Louis is Now A Citizen - January 1, 1893

J. W. ZIke Son Fell and Broke His Arm - July 11, 1889

Settlers and Cowmen Make War In Kansas ~ June 8, 1903

Menlo Receives a Carload of Buggies ~ April 22, 1905

New School House in Menlo ~ April 22, 1905

Mrs. Rose McKinney Is Agent for Last 18 Years ~ April 22, 1905

Gem, Kan., Man's Invention ~ October 26, 1906

James Breeden Rejoins Family After Thirty-Eight Years ~ March 1, 1909

Menlo Enterprise Suspends ~ June 11, 1912

Marriage Tends to Make Girls Stronger - September 26, 1912

Mail Goes Through - September 26, 1912

Harry Marshall Lost Seven Horses - September 26, 1912

S. C. Parrott Wants Your Vote for Representative - October 3, 1912

Beaver Family Reunion - November 7, 1912

List of Jurors ~ February 26, 1913

Thomas County in the Midst of A Real Blizzard for Several Hours - March 20, 1913

Big Tornado - March 27, 1913

A Bad Accident - The Jones Boy - May 1, 1913

Brakeman (Mr. Laughlin) Is Killed While Coupling Air ~ May 22, 1913

Anniversary Dinner - May 29, 1913

Good City Water - October 13, 1913

Old Time Prairie Fire - October 1, 1914

Light Service ~ April 15, 1915

Fifty Automobiles on Colby Streets Saturday - April 22, 1915

Bill Shiftless Dropped into Town Last Saturday ~ June 3, 1915

Another Hold Up ~ August 12, 1915

A Little Fracas - Doctors come to Blows ~ August 26, 1915

A Man was Killed at Morland on the Union Pacific - August 26, 1915

Mary Pickford at the Lyric - January 6, 1916

J. L. Parrott Burned - January 20, 1916

S. LeRoy Whitaker Is Missing ~ July 21, 1921

Bank Bandit Jailed Cashier ~ September 22, 1921

Fleeing Suspects Slay Two Officers in Running Fight - August 25, 1925

Bulk Oil Station Burns - July 31, 1930

A Suitatorium Fire - July 31, 1931

Make Important Capture - August 6, 1931

Young Farmer Meets Horrible Fate, Slowly Burning to Death in Wrecked Automobile - August 13, 1931

Brewster's Famous Flying Dutchman Ends Ten-Year Air Career in Fatal Crash Today - September 17, 1931

Confesses, Kills Self (Frank Young) ~ June 20, 1932

Kersenbrock's House Burned to the Ground - June 4, 1941

Kersenbrock - Tracey - June 4, 1941

To Dedicate Car of Wheat ~ August 6, 1948

Hobby Keeps Colby Man (Bill Van Horn) On Track ~ January 20, 1986


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