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Maybe the Biggest Event to Happen in Fiat
« on: May 07, 2017, 11:10:03 am »

Abilene Daily Chronicle, Abilene, Kansas, June 3, 1899


Funston was a famous General/congressman from Kansas.

This same newspaper edition reports that 300 Chickamauga Mules reported for duty at Fort Riley. Chickamauga apparently has something to do with Chickamauga, Georgia but these mules came from Utah.
"If one of the many corrupt...county-seat contests must be taken by way of illustration, the choice of Howard County, Kansas, is ideal." Dr. Everett Dick, The Sod-House Frontier, 1854-1890.
"One of the most expensive county-seat wars in terms of time and money lost...” Dr. Homer E Socolofsky, KSU