Kansas Horses Sold – 1895

Quite a number of Kansas horses are being shipped to southern water resorts. The Hutchinson Gazette, Hutchinson KS. Thursday, January 31, 1895. Page 3. Transcribed by Darren McMannis for the Kansas Council of Genealogical Societies, Inc.

Kansans In Oklahoma – 1895

One half the members of the territorial legislature of Oklahoma are formally Kansas men, says a Kansas paper. Well, what do people suppose they went there for, any how? The Hutchinson Gazette, Hutchinson KS. Thursday, January 17, 1895. Page 2. (c) Transcribed by...

Deadbeat Bill

A bill is being prepared to make the hotel deadbeat a felon. The author of the bill is a green-eyed Wichita tavern keeper who thinks he is slamming the patrons of the Topeka taverns. – The Kansas City Star. The Hutchinson Gazette, Hutchinson KS. Thursday, January 17,...

Kansas Blizzard 1886

KANSAS CITY Jan. 8 – A snow storm vastly more severe than the recent blizzard is raging on the plains to the west.  No western trains arrived or departed last night.  Telegraphic communication with points west has been greatly interrupted, and many railroad...

Jacob Troup Starved To Death

Jacob Troup starved to death at Lima, Ohio and his remains were buried at public expense.  He had a son in Kansas worth $50,000, who refused to recognize or aid him.  The Goshen Weekly News, Goshen, Indiana.  January 15, 1886.  (c) Transcribed by Darren McMannis for...