Mrs. Goodman’s Sister

DIGHTON.  Mr. and Mrs. Elbert Goodman were called to Summer County this week on account of the death of Mrs. Goodman’s sister.The Dighton Herald, Dighton, Kansas. Friday, June 23, 1916. (c) Transcribed by Sonya Thomas for the Kansas Council of Genealogical Societies,...

Jack Hastie’s Buggy Upset

Jack Hastie’s horse ran away about 6 o’clock Monday night, throwing his daughter out of the buggy and bruising her head. The buggy was badly damaged. The accident occurred on West Fourth street near the residence of H.W. Andrews. Miss Hastie is not...

R. E. Hall Anniversary

WELLINGTON.  Mr. R. E. Hall, living at Wellington, celebrated his 89th anniversary recently. The Hutchinson Gazette, Hutchinson KS. Thursday, January 31, 1895. Page 3. (c) Transcribed by Darren McMannis for the Kansas Council of Genealogical Societies,...

E.T. Patton Murdered

Anderson Gray, charged with murder in the first degree for being accessory in the murder of E.T. Patten near Conway Springs, had a hearing last week before Justice of the Peace W.E. Cox, at Wellington, and was bound over without bail to await the action of the...

A Mean Sheriff

WELLINGTON.  Sumner county has a sheriff so mean that, according to one of the Wellington papers, he compels a poor, demented, defenseless, sick man, who has been adjudged insane by a court and jury, to walk five miles while conveying him to the insane hospital, in...