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Rooks County Democrat
Rooks County Democrat
Contributed by Gloria_Lester

Description: Miscellaneous News

Date: May 10 1887

Newspaper published in: Stockton


Only three more weeks to school.

Frank McNULTY is able to be around again.

Lots in SARVER's addition at $33.33 1/8 apiece, by Fallas & Babb.

Mr. C. P. DUNNAWAY spent last week with his family at Clay Center.

It is not too early to begin preparations for a rousing old time July


Mr. M. SATCHEL in north Stockton lost two of his children with the

measles, last Wednesday.

Lots of fishing parties out Sunday. Some report not a very dry time. Ask


The supper given by the W.R.C. at Heiners last Thursday, was well

pataonized, $50. being the net proceeds.

Six hundred dollars of the Building and Loan Association money sold last

Tuesday night for a bonus of $160.

Mr. A. B. MONTGOMERY left last Friday for Wallace Kansas, to resume his

business of booming that thriving young burg.

The next thing in order is the organization of a fire company. We want

all the young men in town to take hold with a will.

Mr. G. M. RANDALL and family are still at Momence, Ill., Mrs RANDALL's

father and mother have both died since they were there.

Miss Gloria SMITH late of East Lynne Mo., has secured the summer school

in Forrey district on Lost creek about sixteen miles west of here.

After a severe case of measels Mr. Frank MONTGOMERY is able to be at his

post again, Frank says he sells more goods than any man in the county.

NOTICE ---Prof. H. W. SUTTON will take a few scholars during vacation,

who wish to take up some of the higher studies, at a low tuition. School

to last six or seven weeks.

Elmer DOW returned from Burlington Colorado last week, very much in love

with that country. He and Mr. John SARVER expect to leave for there again

sometime this week.

Mr. David BABB is fast coming to the front as one of our real live estate

men. Most of his attention is devoted to SARVER's addition. Where he

has sold over 100 lots this week.

Buy your old papers at this office.

Isn't this fine weather to go fishing?

Peck's Bad Boy at the Opera House next Monday night.

Fun at the Opera House next Monday night. Don't fail to attend.

J. N. SMITH sold his two lots on the corner of Cedar and Main streets,

to-day, for the nice little sum of $4,000.

Messrs. OLIVER and LIVINGSTON, two popular young men from Cawker City,

have been spending a few days in our city.

Mrs. T. J. JOHNS, formerly of Abilene, arrived in the city Sunday evening

to join her husband. They will probably make Stockton their future abode.

Mr. Joe H. SIMPSON leaves us tomorrow for Plainville, where he goes to

engage in the Loan and Real Estate business. Mr. SIMPSON shows that he

possesses no little business talent and we cordially recommend him to the

people of his new field of labor.

Our country brethren, of Ash Rock, seem to be not on the best of terms,

some fence breaking has been going on which resulted in a lawsuit, here

yesterday, and to-day State vs. Jonathan and Alva ROGERS, for malicious

trespass and breaking down fence---James WILLIAMSON is the prosecuting


Mr. A. M. GASPER, our genial harness merchant has sold out his stock of

goods and left last Saturday with his family for God's country as he

calls it, Washington Territory. Mr. Chas. ZERHNS takes his place at the

old stand on Jim SMITH's corner. You all know this famous dutchman and

will not fail to give him a liberal patronage.

A very important change in the Missouri Pacific time table is expected to

take place next Sunday. This will give us two daily passenger trains, one

additional to our present morning and night train, to arrive here about

11 a. m. and leave at 4 p. m., through trains to Atchison. This will be a

great accomodation to the people on this end of the branch, and we

sincerely hope it may not fail to take place.



Rooks County

In the matter of the estate of Lewis Fay, late of Rooks county, Kansas.


Notice is hereby given, that on the 4th day of May, A. D. 1887, the

undersigned was, by the Probate Court of Rooks county, Kansas, duly

appointed and qualified as administrator of the estate of Lewis Fay, late

of Rooks county, deceased. All parties interested in said estate will

take notice and govern themselves accordingly.

T. J. McClellan, Administrator.

Submitted: 04/23/05

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