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The Farnam Echo

Special Edition:

    Fiftieth Anniversary Edition — July 30, 1936

Special Printings:

    Fire Department Constitution (1913)


Select Articles:

  Accidents
    JOHN KEIFFER KILLED — April 9, 1904
    A Runaway — June 4, 1914
    Narrowly Escaped Drowning — June 18, 1914
    Caught in a Shredder — January 4, 1917
    Baby Swallows Burr — May 10, 1917
    Two Killed, Many Injured — February 21, 1918
    Shot Thumb Off — December 26, 1918
    Moorefield Man Loses Eye — April 14, 1921
    Moorefield Man Seriously Injured in Runaway — July 7, 1921
    HORSE RUNS AWAY; DRAGS A. GEWECKE — June 23, 1922
    Killed Instantly While Sawing Wood — February 2, 1923
    Lighting Kills Frank A. Hilton — July 6, 1923
    BOY 4, CAUGHT IN WRINGER — July 20, 1923
    Mrs. Gewecke Injured When Stove Explodes — May 21, 1925
    Greenlee Home Destroyed by Fire — August 20, 1925
    Amel Johnson and Small Son Drown When Car Overturns — August 12, 1926
    Max Golay Drowns in Gothenburg Lake — July 10, 1930
    Wanders in Hills Seventeen Days — July 18, 1935
    Boy Meets Tragic Death — September 5, 1935
    Fire at Farnam Theatre Wed. Eve — April 9, 1936
    James Heumphreus Accidentally Shot at Pawnee Camp — August 20, 1936
    Fire Completely Destroys Home of Herman Ihfe — March 31, 1938
    Has An Explosion — April 7, 1938
    EGGS BADLY SCRAMBLED WHEN TRUCK OVERTURNS — May 11, 1939
    Fall From Tractor Fatal — October 19, 1950
    Cooker Blows Up — September 22, 1960

  Around Town
    Keystone Items - 6 June 1885 — June 6, 1885
    Keystone Items - 4 July 1885 — July 4, 1885
    Keystone Items - 25 July 1885 — July 25, 1885
    Keystone Items - 8 August 1885 — August 8, 1885
    Keystone Items - 15 August 1885 — August 15, 1885
    Keystone Items - 10 October 1885 — October 10, 1885
    Keystone Items - 1 May 1886 — May 1, 1886
    Keystone Items - 28 July 1886 — July 28, 1886
    Farnam Protests — March 12, 1896
    Farnam Facts and Fancies — May 20, 1897
    Farnam Facts and Fancies — July 8, 1897
    Farnam Fancies — June 29, 1899
    WARNING — January 23, 1904
    $25.00 REWARD — March 19, 1904
    WARNING — March 19, 1904
    Smallpox Scare — May 7, 1904
    Farnam Will Not Celebrate — June 11, 1904
    My Boyhood Days — June 18, 1904
    Ingham 4th of July — July 2, 1904
    The Celebration at Farnam — July 11, 1907
    HERE'S THE PROGRAM — June 18, 1914
    Successful Celebration — July 9, 1914
    Big Dance Christmas Eve — December 17, 1914
    F. F. Fairbanks Auction — February 11, 1915
    W. E. Hopkins Auction — February 18, 1915
    W. H. McCarl Auction — February 25, 1915
    New Fire Bell Here — December 7, 1916
    A Whopper — March 15, 1917
    Rally and Flag Raising — June 7, 1917
    Cerfew Law Enforced — January 10, 1918
    Read - Important — February 21, 1918
    Public Notice — December 5, 1918
    Gives Birth to Triplets — June 17, 1920
    News from 1886 Farnam Press — March 24, 1922
    President Is Dead — August 23, 1923
    Farnam's Home Beautiful Ready for Occupancy — January 22, 1925
    Thompson Purchases Snowmobile — January 22, 1925
    Growing — November 5, 1925
    Farnam Bank Robbed, Theives Get Near $1500 In Loot — September 2, 1926
    Stolen Deposit Boxes Found Near Lewellen — November 4, 1926
    Suspect In Bank Robbery Held in Denver, Colo. — January 27, 1927
    Pioneers of 1880s — June 23, 1927
    7 More Stolen Bank Boxes Are Found — July 14, 1927
    New Traffic Signals Being Installed On Farnam Streets — September 26, 1929
    Looking Back Forty-five Years — January 13, 1932
    Old Land Mark Torn Down — February 14, 1935
    Poppy Day to be Observed Here Saturday, May 25th — May 9, 1935
    3000 ATTEND FIRST EXCAVATION OF TRI-COUNTY FRI. — March 19, 1936
    Swimmin' Pool Now Being Advocated — July 23, 1936
    Golden Jubilee Draws Large Crowds Here — August 13, 1936
    Grasshopper Poisoning Day — June 17, 1937
    Large Sign for Airplanes on Roof of Parker Garage — July 15, 1937
    Farnam Group Go On Elephant Hunt — August 5, 1937
    Highway Opened to Traffic Now — August 26, 1937
    Letter from A. B. Thrasher — March 24, 1938
    Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs at Farnam Theatre This Week — June 16, 1938
    Detour on 23-N West of Farnam — June 30, 1938
    Why Towns Fail — July 28, 1938
    Dredging and Fill Work on Kingsley Dam to Start Soon — September 15, 1938
    Memorial Game in Honor of Ronald Lewis — September 22, 1938
    Highway South of Farnam — January 12, 1939
    Indian House Uncovered At Stockville Recently — March 23, 1939
    Surveying Started — March 30, 1939
    To Haul Rock From Lime Creek — March 30, 1939
    Library Open to the Public Saturday — May 11, 1939
    Library Open To The Public — May 18, 1939
    Dies in Checker Game — April 9, 1942
    Who is Meanest Person in Town? — June 24, 1943
    Co-Op Oil Station Robbed — May 1, 1952
    A Request — August 14, 1958
    Break-ins at Local Stores — April 14, 1960
    Farnam Founded 75 Years Ago — August 10, 1960
    Thiefs Caught in Act — August 18, 1960
    SEWER SYSTEM GETS OPPOSITION PETITION FILED WITH VIL. BOARD — November 9, 1961

  Businesses
    First Issue of The Farnam Echo — December 5, 1903
    Telephone Company Organized — December 12, 1903
    J. W. Barton Sells Echo — May 6, 1905
    Best Place Mercantile Buggy Close-out ad — June 17, 1905
    Best Place Mercantile Free Merchandise ad — June 24, 1905
    Adieu — May 7, 1914
    Business Houses Close — May 28, 1914
    The Farnam Echo Publisher's Block, 1915 — January 7, 1915
    Stebbins Brothers Auto Hire and Livery — February 4, 1915
    Tanner's Quality Store ad — February 18, 1915
    Grape-Nuts ad — February 25, 1915
    Buys Drug Store — October 9, 1919
    FIRE DESTROYS FARNAM BAKERY FRIDAY MORNING — January 19, 1923
    FARNAM TO HAVE BAKERY AGAIN — January 24, 1924
    Farnam To Have New Filling Station — June 4, 1925
    Standard Oil Company Purchases Farnam Filling Station — May 20, 1926
    E. A. Brown Implement Store Grand Opening — March 29, 1928
    111 New Cars Sold By Farnam Agencies During 1928 — January 3, 1929
    ANOTHER OLD LANDMARK TO BE REMOVED SOON — February 7, 1929
    The Farnam Echo Publisher's Block, 1929 — February 7, 1929
    New Co-operative Oil Station Open Saturday — December 19, 1935
    Lunch Room Changes Hands — August 26, 1937
    Telephone Office Moved — September 8, 1938
    W. G. Parker Closing Out in Big Sale — April 27, 1939
    G. E. Mangus Buys Out McNickle and Blackwood — July 6, 1939
    Formal Opening — November 9, 1939
    Final Issue of The Farnam Echo — February 1, 1940
    Farnam Echo Has Ceased Publication; Times to Serve — February 8, 1940
    New Owners Take Over Monday — September 15, 1960

  Cemetery
    Soldiers' Graves — May 7, 1904
    Cemetery Meeting — June 11, 1904
    Memorial Day Program — May 28, 1914
    Memorial Service — May 28, 1914
    Memorial Day Services — June 4, 1914
    Large Crowd at Memorial Services — June 3, 1915
    Decoration Day Service — May 18, 1916
    Decoration Day — June 1, 1916
    Large Crowd Attended — June 6, 1918
    Memorial Services To Be Held Monday May 31 — May 20, 1926
    Farnam Cemetery Association Special Meeting — April 7, 1938
    Memorial Erected — October 6, 1938
    Memorial Day Program (1951) — May 24, 1951

  Hospital
    Dr. Reeves Plans New Hospital — May 7, 1925
    Funds For New Hospital Are Gradually Climbing — June 4, 1925
    Farnam's New Hospital Ready for Service — December 17, 1925

  Natural Disasters
    Storm Does Damage — June 24, 1915
    Destructive Wind Hits Farnam — June 6, 1918
    Flood of April 23-24, 1929 — April 25, 1929
    Hail Storm Kills Stock — May 14, 1935
    Floods Washout Railroad Tracks — June 6, 1935
    Twister Strikes South of Here — June 6, 1935
    Black Blizzard Following Two Days of Fierce Heat — June 24, 1937

  Oddities
    The Eclipse — June 6, 1918
    Miss Heath, of Ingham Has Unusual Experience — March 28, 1929
    Mrs. Lily Oman Finds Box of Nebr. State Seal Medals — May 9, 1929
    Meteor Strikes House of Matthew Heath at Ingham — October 3, 1929
    FREAK CHICKEN — June 24, 1937
    Bandit Hideout Was Near North Platte — July 15, 1937

  Schools
    Graduation Exercises — May 28, 1914
    Commencement — May 30, 1918
    NEW H.S. BUILDING BEING ERECTED — June 23, 1922
    Largest Graduating Class in History of Farnam High — May 18, 1923
    F.H.S. Gets State Numeral Banner — September 13, 1923
    Bonds For New School Building Approved and Sold — February 5, 1925
    Seventeen Received Diplomas Commencement Nite — May 27, 1926
    FARNAM GRADE SCHOOL BUILDING IS BURNED — January 23, 1930
    Contracts Let for New Grade School Building — May 1, 1930
    Graduates of 1930 — May 22, 1930
    Ingham Commencement — May 16, 1935
    FARNAM HIGH SCHOOL COMMENCEMENT CALENDAR — May 7, 1936
    Farnam High School Commencement — May 27, 1937
    Vote to Continue Ingham High School — June 17, 1937
    WPA Grant Approved for Auditorium — August 26, 1937
    Farnam Hich School's New Course - Shop — September 30, 1937
    Six-Man Football Introduced at Farnam — September 30, 1937
    Gym Project Has Been Approved — April 21, 1938
    Let Bids for Gym — June 30, 1938
    Work Started On New Auditorium — July 28, 1938
    Wear Wins at Gothenburg — April 27, 1939
    Farnam High School Graduation Schedule — May 11, 1939
    Farnam Seniors Receive Diplomas and Scholarships — May 25, 1939
    The Passing of Ingham High — June 24, 1943
    Commencement (1951) — May 24, 1951
    Teachers for Next Year (1952-53) — May 24, 1951
    Farnam Top Six-Man Class D Team 1953 — November 17, 1953

  The Boys of Farnam
    News from Co. L 5th Reg. N.N.G. (8/6/1916) — August 17, 1916
    News from Co. L 5th Reg. N.N.G. (8/18/1916) — August 31, 1916
    News from Co. L 5th Reg. N.N.G. (9/8/1916) — September 14, 1916
    Call To Arms From Wilson — April 12, 1917
    Band Escorts Boys to the Depot — May 3, 1917
    News From Ft. Crook — June 7, 1917
    D. of H. Entertains — July 5, 1917
    Farnam Boys Called — July 19, 1917
    World War I Draft — August 16, 1917
    Letter from O. K. Brown (8/29/1917) — September 6, 1917
    From Camp Cody (9/13/1917) — September 13, 1917
    Local Mention — September 20, 1917
    From Two Jackies (9/19/1917) — September 27, 1917
    Dedication of Honor Roll — October 4, 1917
    From Camp Cody (Bowling) — October 4, 1917
    From Camp Cody (10/25/1917) — October 25, 1917
    The Cactus Trail (11/1/1917) — November 1, 1917
    The Cactus Trail (11/8/1917) — November 8, 1917
    From Camp Kearney (11/4/1917) — November 15, 1917
    Organize Local Council of Defense — January 10, 1918
    Somewhere in France (Thompson) — January 20, 1918
    From Camp Cody (Harris) — February 1, 1918
    From Our Sailors (Brown) — February 14, 1918
    From Camp Cody (Harris) — February 26, 1918
    Letter From Orlie Brown (2/15/1918) — February 28, 1918
    From Forrest Harris (3/2/1918) — March 14, 1918
    County Service Flag — March 21, 1918
    Somewhere in France (Rowland) — March 21, 1918
    Somewhere in France (Harris) — April 4, 1918
    Private L. E. Peterson — April 25, 1918
    From Camp Kearney, Calif. — May 9, 1918
    From the Miller Boys (Archie) — May 9, 1918
    From the Miller Boys (Elbert) — May 9, 1918
    Farnam's Service Flag — June 6, 1918
    REGISTRATION DAY — June 20, 1918
    Young Men Called To The Colors — June 20, 1918
    Somewhere in France (Buss) — July 12, 1918
    From Camp Dodge — July 30, 1918
    Dwight Stebbins Gassed — September 12, 1918
    Liberty Bonds ad — October 3, 1918
    Took Seven Germans — October 24, 1918
    Farnam's First War Baby — November 7, 1918
    George Austin Gassed — November 14, 1918
    Sgt. Leonard H. Cross Wounded — November 14, 1918
    Turned the Town Upside Down — November 14, 1918
    Glen E. Conover Dead — November 28, 1918
    Howard Nickerson Killed in Action — November 28, 1918
    They Who Return Not — November 28, 1918
    Somewhere in France (Miller) — January 9, 1919
    Memorial Services - Roll of Honor — January 23, 1919
    Trails of the 127th Field Artillery — February 6, 1919
    Letter From Siberia (Miller) — April 24, 1919
    Willis Bowling Severely Gassed — April 24, 1919
    George Griffis Arrived Home — May 15, 1919
    Soldiers Returning — May 22, 1919
    Farnam Home Coming Next Tuesday — November 6, 1919
    Home Coming Celebration Huge Success — November 13, 1919
    Peterson Suggestion a Good One — December 18, 1919
    Crowds Gather To Honor Departed Hero — October 27, 1921
    Armistice Day Parade — November 17, 1921
    Record Crowd Armistice Day — November 17, 1922
    Armistice Celebration Big Success — November 15, 1923
    Farnam Legion Post Receives War Trophy — October 29, 1925
    Armistice Day Program 1925 — November 5, 1925
    Farnam Will Celebrate Armistice Day Nov. 11 — November 5, 1925
    Armistice Program And Entertainments Good — November 12, 1925
    Village Board Proceedings — November 26, 1925
    American Legion Offering $5 Prize — April 1, 1926
    German Relics Received by Farnam Legion — March 8, 1934
    Bud Hathaway Awarded Unusual Military Medal — February 28, 1935

 

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