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PN   Pawnee County, Kansas, was established in 1867.  It was named for the Pawnee Indians, who lived in this area.  The county seat of Pawnee County is Larned, Kansas.

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Old, Newspaper

Pawnee County Old News

courtesy of the Kansas Old Newspaper Transcribers Guild (KCGS)

A Balky, Unruly Mule

Dr. A.N. Ruby is nursing a broken left arm. He sustained the break while attempting to treat a balky mule. He was standing on the Manger rail and accidentally fell when the mule became unruly.  The Wamego Reporter, Wamego, Kansas.  May 23, 1940.  (c) Transcribed by...

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Aloysius Eckart & Winifred Doll

Banns have been published for the marriage of Miss Winifred Doll, daughter of Mr and Mrs. Louis Doll, and Mr. Aloysius eckart, son of Mr and Mrs. Frank Eckart. The wedding will take place next week.  The Wamego Reporter, Wamego, Kansas.  May 23, 1940.  (c) Transcribed...

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Alex Kaine Dead

“Alex” Kaine a prominent farmer and resident here for the past 16 years, died at Genn Hospital early Tuesday morning, April 2. He had been a patient at the hospital several weeks following a major operation. Mr. Kaine was born at Hoysten, Compsie, Scotland on January...

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Fire at Old Louisville Bridge

While a stalk field near the old Louisville bridge was being burned Tuesday afternoon, fire jumped across Rock Creek and set a pile of driftwood on fire. From there the flooring of the bridge caught on fire. Local people were doing a good job of saving the bridge when...

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Ed Murphy Died

His many friends in this county were grieved to learn of the death of Ed Murphy, although his age and long and serious illness caused it to be not unexpected. Few men had as many friends, won by his own friendliness and kindness. For 29 years he was superintendent of...

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James Gray Sentence Postponed

Decision to postpone sentencing of James Gray, colored, and confessed slayer of his son-in-law, Chester Banks, until the February term of district court was announced today by J. Rodney Stone, county attorney.

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Killer Has Visited Here

Mr. and Mrs. Albert Thomson motored to Peabody to attend the funeral services of Fred R. Nussbaum, the young man who killed himself and his sweetheart on Thursday. Mr. Nusbaum has frequently visited in Hutchinson at the Thomson home. The Hutchinson News, Hutchinson,...

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Mrs. S.A. Newhall

Word was received here on Thursday from R. Frank Newhall of Chicago, telling of the death of his mother, Mrs. S. A. Newhall at Loma Linda, Calif. Mrs. Newhall is the wife of the late Dr. S. A. Newhall, who practiced in Newton many years ago. Mrs. Newhall will arrive...

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Cadet Ray Rowe Victim of Army Plane Crash

Cadet Ray Rowe and Pal Killed Newton Youth Is Victim of Army Plane Crash Near Kelly Field Son of S. C. Rowe Instantly Killed When Big Bomber Fell - Will Be Brought Home Associated Press dispatches from San Antonio, telling the shocking news of the accidental death of...

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5 Burn To Death

Augusta Man and 3 Children Are Trapped by Flames Augusta, Jan. 7 - A father and three children were burned to death, the mother is lying at the point of death in a local hospital, and two other children escaped without injury early this morning when the two-story...

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