Contributed by Gloria_Lester
Description: Miscellaneous NewsDate: 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
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.
CHEAP RATES TO ST. LOUIS FAIR, 1888 -- OCT. 1ST TO 7TH, INCLUSIVE.
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
W. A. CONDON
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