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Description: Miscellaneous News

Date: September 25 1888

Newspaper published in: Stockton


Our City Marshal should keep a sharp look-out. There are several old

fire-traps that ought to be condemned.

W. H. WALKER, our meditative typo, will transplant his wife and little

ones in the old home at Windsor, Mo., next week, for the winter.

The stockholders of the First B and L. Association will meet in the

office of the Secretary next Tuesday evening. A full attendance is


The Knights of Pythias lodge is now enjoying a quiet boom, having

applications for membership srom several prominent gentlemen of the city.

The Dynamos played a game of ball with the Greenfielder's last Friday and

won easily in a closely contested and thoroughly gentlemanly game, the

score standing 16 to 12.

C. H. MARTIN has quit the mail service for reasons best known to the

department. We understand that he will embark in business in the

thriving new town of Zurich. Success, Charles.

Many of our citizens are recreating at the Plainville Fair this week. The

constant arrivals of show stock bids fair to make thing interesting.

Look out for a big crowd from here Thursday and Friday.

What a great national newspaper the New York Star has got to be! You

didn't hear of it so much a few years ago, but it has gained more in

circulation in the last six months perhaps than any newspaper published.

The Democratic County Convention will be held at the Opera House, and

McELROY will speak at the same place both afternoon and evening.

Everybody invited to come out and hear a speech upon questions of to-day.

Prof. LORANGER has been engaged to instruct the Plainville Band, and is

also assisting them this week in furnishing music for the Fair. The

boys showed themselves level-headed in obtaining the services of this

able instructor.

T. J. McCLELLAN returned from his trip to Ohio last week. Mc. says he

saw the old Roman and grandson Benny, and is a stronger Democrat tenfold,

than when he left home, if such a thing was possible. He reports the

campaign lively all along the route.

Dr. B. J. KENDALL, of Saratoga Springs, N.Y., arrived in Stockton last

week, with a car-load of fine thoroughbred horses, among which are some

imported stallions and mares. He took them to his farm northwest of town.

Tom McCLELLAN returned Saturday morning from his trip to Ohio. He had

the pleasure of meeting the "old Roman" at Columbus and feels as if that

of itself was enough to compensate him for the trip. He also heard

CARLISLE speak, visited friends and relatives amid the scenes of his

earlier days and had a good time generally.

Lots of new goods at Mrs. BELL's.

Another fire last Sunday night about 11:30. Hardly had the people of

Stockton fallen asleep when the fire bell hustled them out of bed to find

the stables of M. D. ZIMMER and MIke SCHRUBIN, in the rear of and in

close proximity to the old Randall House, to be on fire. The fire

laddies were quickly at their post and had the fire under control before

it spread to any alarming extent. The buildings were consumed but luckily

no live stock was in them and the loss was probably $150 or $200.

Mrs. BELL has just received her fall and Winter consignment of Millinery

Goods from New York City.


The Missouri Pacific Rly will sell round trip tickets from Beloit to St.

Louis at one fare ($14.00) Tickets on sale at Central Branch depot Sept.

29th to Oct. 6th, inclusive, and will be limited to Oct. 8th for return


Mrs. BELL's grand opening Saturday evening.

LOST - On The Ball Grounds, Near Home Plate, Gold Sett Off Ring, Letter

C. Liberal Reward If Returned To


Stockton, Kans.

Remember, Mrs. Park BELL's grand opening comes off Saturday evening,

Sept. 29th, between the hours of 6:30 and 10:30, and don't forget to


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