Contributed by Gloria_Lester
Description: Miscellaneous NewsDate: January 3 1888
Newspaper published in: Stockton
Our ice-men are filling their houses with a very good article of ice,
thus insuring coolness and comfort for next summer.
The only man dissatisfied with the weather is the one who predicted that
this would be the hardest winter known for years.
Mr. Chas. ALEXANDER has been sick for several days with rheumatic fever.
We hope to see him around again in a short time.
Our friends of the Eagle have removed the "Kansas Live Stock Insurance
Co." sign from over the entrance to their office.
The New Year certainly made a good start so far as weather is concerned.
The first day was as pretty as could be wished for.
The Sunday School Institute at the Christian Church last week was full of
interest and well attended. No report has been handed us.
The County Commissioners are anxious to know who "Rosa" is. They have
before them a bill for a load of coal furnished her.
Stockholders of the First Building and Loan Association are requested to
pay their dues by Friday evening and avoid having fines assessed.
T. J. McCLELLAN loaded up his cigar wagon and started out to-day on his
mission of supplying the western world with Stockton made cigars.
Do not fail to see the great actress, Louie LORD, in her impersonation of
"A Wonderful Woman," at the Opera House on Monday, Jan. 9th.
Dr. BRAINARD has moved his office from the room he occupied in Bank Block
to his residence, whence those desiring his services will find him.
Mrs. D. B. HURLBUT was summoned to Warsaw, Mo., last week by the receipt
of the news that her father, Mr. J. G. PHILLIPS, of that city, was quite
"A Wonderful Woman," wonderfully played by Louie LORD and Company, at the
Opera House Monday, Jan. 9th. Secure your seats early and get good seats.
That the Building and Loan Association is prospering finely is fully
attested by the statement of its financial condition, which we will
publish next week.
The Band Dramatic Company is hard at work rehearsing "Rip Van Winkle."
which they appear 20th and 21st. By the way, what is there to prevent
this company getting a good crowd by visiting Plainville?
Our neighbor REVILLE owes us two or three dollars and seventy-five cents
for serving as a guide board to direct people to his office. Not a day
passes but what something less than a hundred enter our office hunting
Spurg CASE, who has been for some time at work in Topeka has returned to
this place and now soils his taper fingers in the Record offices in this
city. Wonder if some pretty Rooks county girl was not the magnet that
drew back our handsome young friend?
At a meeting Monday night of the Fire Department the following gentlemen
were made the officers for the ensuing year: L. C. SMITH, Chief; J. G.
SHAW, Ass't Chief; L. A. OSBORNE, Sec'y; M. M. SMITH, Treas. Better
selections could not have been made for the several offices.
The agent for the Louie LORD Co. was here last Saturday and perfected
arrangements for the appearance of his sterling company at the Opera
House on Monday and Tuesday evenings of next week. This fine company
will no doubt be given crowded houses during their stay in our city.
Al. MONTGOMERY and Bert NEWEL had a lengthy discussion of the tariff
question. Bert is full of Republican ideas upon this subject but Monty
carries entirely too many guns for him and is always loaded. The truth is
that Mr. MONTGOMERY is one of the best posted men anywhere in this
section and especially so upon this point.
At the present writing (Tuesday night) the old kerosene lamp is being
industriously hunted up, an accident to a pump having temporarily
disabled the engine necessitating shutting the electric lights off. "The
light of other days" looks rather dull and gloomy after becoming
accustomed to the brilliant light we are blessed with.
An altercation took place last Saturday afternoon between Messrs. W. H.
WILEY and A. S. WICKHAM, over a contest case, during which WICKHAM struck
WILEY in the face, inflicting injuries from which that gentleman has
since been confined to his room. WICKHAM was arrested and is to have a
trial before Squire SMITH Wednesday.