could be Buffalo's crossing the platte

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Dogs in Kearney in 1931 - 1932

from Police Station Record

Popular Names


Interesting Breeds

Boston Screw Tail
Coon Hound

Politically Incorrect Today

Nigger Shepard
Rastus Bird dog
Nig Blood Hound
Black Joe Police

Named for Wife, Girl Friend?

Betty Boston Bull & Fox Terrier
Margery Spitz

Other Interesting Names

Laddie O’Day Fox Terrier
Hound Dog Fox Hound
Snookham Mexican Shepherd
Pup Spritz
Spotly What-not
Yellow Dog Airdale
Pooch Mongrel
King of Boyn Irish Setter

Additional Notes of What Happened to Them)

Barney Terrior shot 8-18-31
Sonny Boy Bul lost

Notes – Reports of Dog at their Place but No Record of License Because...

Belongs to son
Getting rid of dog
Dog lost
Taking dog out of town
Will get license June 14 – dog dead, no dog
Dog to farm
Promises to get license right away
Claims no dog
Gave dog to farmer
Husband traveling man – home last June – small baby, can’t get to town, short of funds
1 dog killed
Dog left home – two weeks
Dog missing three weeks
John will get license 60 days, dog is pup
(1 month later) dog is gone
Rockwell dog to Cash. Cash reports dog turned over to C. Bailey.
Bailey to take do relative in Poole.
Dog died, is not going to get another
Brought dog to station for disposal, dog killed
Hard to find - out of town a lot
Dog out of town
Dog supposed to be out of town. Was not

Dogs disposed of May 1, 1931 – May 1, 1932
2 dogs mad
10 brought in by people
16 strays


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