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Looking for a cattleman by the name of Fox.
The following might have been the cattleman referred to: Fox, son-in-law of G. Gardenhire; Wm. Fox of Bolton; Emmet Fox of Hunnewell; James W. Fox [who moved around].
                                               FROM THE NEWSPAPERS.
Number One: Fox, son-in-law of G. Gardenhire.
Mr. Fox, son-in-law of G. Gardenhire, from Territory...
Winfield Courier, October 30, 1884.
                                  TORRANCE TROUBLES. “JAY-EYE-SEE.”
Mr. Fox, son-in-law of G. Gardenhire, is up from the Territory. He brought a “coon” with him. He is going to take back about 80 head of cattle for Mr. Gardenhire.
Mrs. Fox, daughter of Gardenhire, visiting Torrance from Coffeyville.
                                  TORRANCE TROUBLES. “JAY-EYE-SEE.”
Winfield Courier, Thursday, February 12, 1885.
Mrs. Fox, of Coffeyville, is visiting her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Gardenhire, of this city. I have not learned how long she will stay.
James and William Fox, saloon keepers at Coffeyville. Any connection to son-in-law of Gardenhire?
Winfield Courier, Thursday, February 26, 1885.
Sheriff McCreary arrested five saloon keepers at Coffeyville, Kansas, February 20. James and William Fox, Howell, Luke, Shute, Charles Merriman—and also arrested two druggists. Excitement is intense and the whiskey men all lay the blame to the Enterprise, a prohibition paper established there last summer, and which has been very fearless and unrelenting in its war against the saloons. The county prosecuting attorney is a prohibitionist, and is determined to do his duty.
Number Two: Wm. Fox, Bolton Township, who married Emma Hurst.
Winfield Courier, July 3, 1879.
                                                    MARRIAGE LICENSES.
Wm. Fox and Emma Hurst.
Arkansas City Traveler, July 9, 1879.
FOX - HURST. At the residence of Mr. Hurst, in Bolton Township, on the evening of the 4th of July, 1879, by Rev. L. F. Laverty, Mr. Wm. Fox and Miss Emma Hurst.
Number Three: Emmet Fox, of Hunnewell.
Arkansas City Traveler, January 11, 1882.
Emmet Fox and Chas. Brantley, with Ed. Hewins’ greyhounds, “Black Jack” and “Blue,” caught a grey eagle on Fire Creek, Monday, after a chase of three miles. The dogs jumped the eagle in the prairie and crowded him so close that he couldn’t rise much above the ground. The bird measured nine feet from tip to tip of his wings. Hunnewell Independent.
                             THE CATTLEMAN, MR. FOX, WAS UNNAMED.
Mr. Fox [name unknown]...
Arkansas City Traveler, Wednesday, February 21, 1883.

Wire Fence Again. Senator Roberts, of Pennsylvania, accompanied by Mr. Windsor, arrived at this place Tuesday of last week, and remained several days looking up their interests in the stock speculation they are about to engage in, in the Territory south of this place. It was the intention of these gentlemen to fence in all that country west of the Arkansas River, and north of the Ponca Reserve, as far west as the Shakaska River; but another Cherokee, Mr. Mills, laid claim to the range as far east as Bitter Creek, and that portion of it was abandoned. The original intention as suggested by Mr. Gore, superintendent of the company, was to run the fence on the divide between Deer Creek and Chilocco, leaving a strip about four miles wide on the State Line. After losing the Shakaska country, he was overruled in this and the posts were set about one mile below the line, cutting off the ranges of Mr. Chambers, Mr. Hill, Scott & Topliff, Mr. Fox, and Mr. Parvin along the State Line, who had paid the Cherokee tax, besides a number who hadn’t paid, and several in the Territory who had paid. This wanton overriding of the rights of these gentlemen naturally produced trouble and the Secretary of the Interior interfered and stopped it.
Mr. Roberts then came out to see what had been done, and returned with the conviction that the people had not been treated fairly, and with the determination that they should be, and the result is that the rights of all those who have paid the tax will be respected. C. M. Scott’s range will be left entirely out, as well as all of his neighbors, and the fence placed west of the Ponca road and south of Chilocco Creek.
There is a disposition with some to crush out the company entirely, which is wrong. These gentlemen have the same right to the unoccupied range as anyone when they have paid the tax imposed by the Cherokees, and as long as they hold themselves within the bounds of right, without infringing on others, we would rather have them there than not have them. That the Cherokees have a right to impose a tax is recognized by the Department of the Interior, and having that right, it is clearly a matter for them to decide the terms and the parties to whom the grazing permit is granted. Those having paid the Cherokee tax are protected, and we cannot well see what more could in justice be demanded.
Number Four: James W. Fox [who moved around].
Arkansas City Republican, April 19, 1884.
We were pleased to receive the name of S. H. Levings and J. W. Fox as subscribers to THE REPUBLICAN.
Fox children...
Winfield Courier, May 15, 1884.
Two of the Fox children are sick with pneumonia and are attended by Dr. Downs.
J. W. Fox, Silverdale, boring for silver...
Arkansas City Republican, June 20, 1885.
Ike Harkleroad was over from Silverdale Monday. He informs us that they are boring for silver on the farm of J. W. Fox. Last week they commenced to bore a well. The parties struck some object which it would not go through and so parties are now engaged in boring beside the well for a vein of silver.
James W. Fox buys lots in Arkansas City and sells farm to Owen S. Gibson...

Winfield Courier, Thursday, March 4, 1886.
The following are the real estate transfers filed in the office of Register of Deeds yesterday.
Owen S Gibson et ux to James W Fox, lots 27 & 28, blk 139, A C: $1,000
James W Fox et ux to Owen S Gibson, e hf ne qr 31-34-5e & w hf ne qr & e hf nw qr except 25 acres 31-34-5e: $3,000
Arkansas City Republican, Saturday, March 6, 1886.
O. S. Gibson purchased the farm formerly owned by Mr. Fox, Monday.
J. W. Fox selling personal property...
Arkansas City Republican, Saturday, October 16, 1886. From Friday’s Daily.
J. W. Fox, residing seven miles east of the city, will have a public sale of personal property Thursday, October 21. The sale will be at his barn, adjoining Ike Harkleroad’s, and commences at 10 a.m.
Arkansas City Republican, Saturday, October 23, 1886. From Friday’s Daily.
Yesterday J. W. Fox’s public sale occurred at his farm, seven miles east of the city. G. L. Kirkpatrick cried the sale and he informs us that the stock, household furniture, and everything put up brought exceedingly good prices.
J. W. Fox has sold out: moving to Kellogg, Michigan...
Arkansas City Republican, Saturday, October 23, 1886. From Friday’s Daily.
Mr. Fox has sold out and he is going to move to Michigan to live.
Arkansas City Republican, Saturday, October 30, 1886. From Tuesday’s Daily.
J. W. Fox and family, of Silverdale, have sold out their earthly possessions and removed to Kellogg, Michigan. The REPUBLICAN regrets Mr. Fox’s departure. He was a good and substantial citizen.


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