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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
    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
    Wanders in Hills Seventeen Days — July 18, 1935
    Boy Meets Tragic Death — September 5, 1935
    Fire at Farnam Theatre Wed. Eve — April 9, 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
    Farnam Will Not Celebrate — June 11, 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
    Read - Important — February 21, 1918
    Public Notice — December 5, 1918
    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
    Pioneers of 1880s — June 23, 1927
    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
    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
    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

  Businesses
    First Issue of The Farnam Echo — December 5, 1903
    Telephone Company Organized — December 12, 1903
    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
    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
    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
    W. G. Parker Closing Out in Big Sale — April 27, 1939
    Farnam Echo Has Ceased Publication; Times to Serve — February 8, 1940
    New Owners Take Over Monday — September 15, 1960

  Cemetery
    Cemetery Meeting — June 11, 1904
    Memorial Day Program — May 28, 1914
    Memorial Service — May 28, 1914
    Memorial Day Services — June 4, 1914
    Memorial Services To Be Held Monday May 31 — May 20, 1926
    Farnam Cemetery Association Special Meeting — April 7, 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
    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
    Miss Heath, of Ingham Has Unusual Experience — March 28, 1929
    Mrs. Lily Oman Finds Box of Nebr. State Seal Medals — May 9, 1929
    FREAK CHICKEN — June 24, 1937
    Bandit Hideout Was Near North Platte — July 15, 1937

  Schools
    Graduation Exercises — May 28, 1914
    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
    Contracts Let for New Grade School Building — May 1, 1930
    Ingham Commencement — May 16, 1935
    FARNAM HIGH SCHOOL COMMENCEMENT CALENDAR — May 7, 1936
    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
    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
    Band Escorts Boys to the Depot — May 3, 1917
    World War I Draft — August 16, 1917
    Dedication of Honor Roll — October 4, 1917
    Pvt. Elbert Miller — April 24, 1919

 

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