Arnett
Arterburn
Axline
Batterman
Bell
Benedict
Bevans
Bodenhammer
Bradley
Cole
Colt
Conlisk
Connor
Cook
Cunningham
Cuppy
DeArmond
Dinsmore
Dryesdale
Dunham
Durst
Elliott
Ellis
Ellsworth
Esmond
Esmond
Estill
Evans
Follmer
Freeman
Gahagen
Goff
Green
Ham
Hardy
Hardy
Hasting
Hearn
Hill
Howard
Howard
Hunter
Ingraham
Jameson
Johnson
Johnston
Jones
Jones
Jones
Lee
Lindley
March
Marshall
Martin
Martin
Matthews
Maydale
McCoy
McKay
McNeal
Merchant
Moore
Morse
Noah
O'Bryan
Osborne
Osborne
Pickering
Polly
Putman
Ramsey
Robinett
Robinson
Roller
Royster
Rubert
Ruthven
Schooley
Shaw
Sheddy
Shockley
Short
Shumaker
Singer
Sinnett
Smith
Smith
Snoddy
Southworth
Standiford
Strong
Sullivan
Taylor
Thompson
Thompson
Thurman
Underwood
Wadsworth
Warwick
Webber
Wennet
Winters
Yates
Yates

REEL #M866/KSHS Microfilm Collection

The Medicine Lodge Cresset (meaning "bright light") was a weekly newspaper, published in Medicine Lodge beginning early in 1879. At the time this reel begins, Thursday, October 1, 1885, T.A. McNeal and L.M. Axline were publishers and proprietors. Local news included coverage from the surrounding communities, as well as Medicine Lodge. This reel continues through October 25, 1888. The information has been copied as accurately as possible, but errors may still occur. Minor printing errors have been corrected, but otherwise the information is presented as it originally appeared. Please consult the individual reels to verify an item. I do not have any further information about these individuals or families. Contributed by Ellen Knowles Bisson thebissons@worldnet.att.net."

Jun 7, 1888

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Married: A.O. Hardy and Miss Marion Sullivan, both of Aetna, were married last Sunday at the bride's residence by Judge H.H. Hardy. We understand that only the immediate relatives and friends of the contracting parties were in attendance. We wish the happy couple much joy. By the way, our Probate Judge is getting more popular as matrimonial knot tie-er every day.
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Married: At the parsonage of the First Presbyterian church, in Wichita, Kansas, Mr. Scott Rubert was married to Miss Eva Merchant, by Rev. J.D. Hewitt, on Monday, June 4, 1888, at 9 o'clock P.M. We cannot refrain from telling a little joke that rippled over the couple even before they had entered the marriage state. Scott went to Wichita to meet his bride and of course had a minister engaged and all the preliminaries arranged. He told the preacher they would require his services sometime between two and three o'clock in the afternoon. Miss Merchant did not arrive in the city until two o'clock and of course wanted to rest and fix up a little before being married, so it was close to four o'clock when they arrived at the parsonage. To their sorrow, they found the minister not at home, and they learned from neighbors that he parson and family were visiting for the afternoon. The bride and groom - to be - concluded to take in some of the sights of the city and return. They got back about six o'clock, but still there was no preacher. They concluded to sit on the doorstep and await his return. Gaily they took their seats and for the first hour, passed the time pleasantly, but by that time Scott began to feel nervous and wanted to go to the hotel and send out for another gospel man. His wife to be, however, would not hear of such a thing, saying one minister engaged to marry her was enough. So there they sat on a hard doorstep and an empty stomach until 9 o'clock when the minister and his family got home and after apologizing for a longer time than necessary, pronounced the banns. The young couple came home to Medicine Lodge the following day - Tuesday. That evening they were given an reception at the residence of H.C. Thompson, Mrs. Thompson being a sister of the groom. The reception was largely attended by the many friends of the couple and the Thompson residence was a scene of gaiety and congratulations until a late hour. The bride and groom are so well and favorably known that we will not attempt to praise the manly qualities of the groom or eulogize the beauties and virtues of the bride. They are a couple of noble young Americans and are bound to succeed and live happily if Providence grants them health. They will at once move into their handsome residence, procured some weeks since by the groom on Walnut street. Below we give a partial list of the presents received by the happy couple: [Please consult the microfilm reel for a full listing.] Sewing machine, four volumes of history and a Nottingham lace bedspread, Mr. and Mrs. W.T. Merchant of Wichita; silver syrup pitcher, Mr. and Mrs. J.N. Deal; pearl glass table set, J.W. McNeal and wife and T.A. McNeal and wife; silver toothpick stand, Misses Ruthvens; china t\'eate-a-t\'eate set, Capt. John Rogers; mustache cup and saucer for groom, H.C. Thompson; linen table cloth, E.M. Byerley and wife; silver cream pitcher, Fred Hardy; tea and coffee pots, G. Morris and wife; pair of silver vases, John March.

Jun 14, 1888
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Married: On Saturday last, June 9th, Wiley Green and Miss Emma N. Winters, both of this county, were married at the Eagle Chief restaurant by Probate Judge H.H. Hardy.
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Anniversary: Yesterday (Wednesday), June 13, being the eighth anniversary of the marriage of Mr. and Mrs. T.L. Lindley, Mrs. L. arranged to give T.L. a surprise by inviting a number of lady and gentlemen citizens - they are all citizens since being allowed to vote - to tea at the Lindley residence on Walnut. Mr. Lindley accept the surprise gracefully and a very pleasant evening was enjoyed by all.
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Died: Monday evening, little Bessie, two y ear old daughter of Mr. and Mrs. D.L. Sinnett, living on one of C.W. Osborne's places on Mule creek, fell into a well and was drowned. The well was platformed, but had not been curbed and the little one, in her play, fell in. The mother missed her almost at once and discovered here in the water, but help was some distance away and the child was almost dead before taken out. A fourteen year old brother of the little girl and S.A. Dunham got the body out. The parents are almost distracted. They have the sympathy of a large circle of friends. The Sinnetts came to this county last year and are respectable and deserving people. They have two children - boys - left them.

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Born: Through mistake, we failed to mention the handsome girl baby born to Mr. and Mrs. Frank S. Strong, at Winfield, on Sunday, the 10th. Frank returned last Saturday and anyone could tell by looking at him that it was a nice little girl and that already it was the pride of Mr. and Mrs. Frank. Frank is running the hotel during his father's absence, and it seems a little rough for him to have to go to work so soon, but then he says, "I must buy shoes for the baby, you know."

Jun 28, 1888
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Married: Jack Bell, well known in this city, was married last Sunday to Miss Lizzie Dinsmore, of Sun City. Jack is now located at Greensburg.
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Married: Henry A. Thompson and Miss Lizzie Polly, both formerly of this city, were married at the residence of the bride's parents at Salina, Kansas, on Thursday last, the 21st.
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Born: Saturday morning, the 24th, a nice little girl, of regulation size and weight, was born to Mr. and Mrs. J.R. McKay. Dr. Burney was there. This makes two pair for Mac - kings and queens - and he looks just a little swelled up and bigger than ever.
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Married: At the residence of the bride's parents, Mr. and Mrs. G.R. Smith, Mingona, Kansas, on Tuesday evening, June 26th, 1888, Harry L. Jameson was married to Miss Etta Yates, Rev. R. Sanderson officiating. Harry L. Jameson came to this county about four years ago from Marion, Ohio. He engaged in farming and stock raising for a time, but a couple of years ago, when the western part of the state was having its first boom, he removed to Horace, Greeley county, where he took land and is now engaged in the lumber business. It was while a resident of this county that he met and won his bride. Miss Etta M. Yates is known and respected by our people. She is a sister of Mrs. H.M. Ingraham and Robt. Yates. In marrying her, Harry has drawn a prize. They leave today for their home at Horace. The Cresset sincerely wishes them success.
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Married: At the residence of the bride's sister, in this city, on Wednesday evening, June 27th, 1888, John N. March was married to Miss Birdie Ruthven, Rev. W.A. Cain officiating. The bridesmaids and groomsmen were Misses Hardy and Shockley and Messrs. Lem. Ellsworth and Arthur Shaw. The groom is the genial and accommodating freight agent at the Santa Fe depot in this city. He has been stationed at this point ever since the road came in and has made a host of friends. He is an exemplary man - honest and honorable. Miss Ruthven and sister came to Medicine Lodge from Jefferson City, Missouri, and are relatives of the Howard s of this county. The couple have a host of friends who will join us in wishing them much joy. Following is a list of the presents: [Please consult original microfilm for complete information.] Embroidered banner, Miss Della Moore; splasher, Dr. Moore and wife; hanging lamp, Eli Benedict and wife; silver and glass berry bowl, W.A. and J.L. Ellsworth; set of silver knives and forks and cup and saucer, Miss Helen Ruthven; mustache cup and saucer, Mr. Howard; fruit stand, A.J. Howard; colored glass water set, J.W. Howard; china dinner set, H.C. Thompson and wife, Judge Hardy and family and Otis Lorton and wife; pair of Turkish towels, Mrs. E.R. Howard; handkerchief case and sachet, Miss Julia March, Lawrence, Kansas; carving knife and fork, Little Ruthven Shockley, Carrolton, Missouri; pair kid gloves and silk tie, Mrs. A.C. Shockley, Carrolton, Missouri.
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Married: At the residence of the bride's sister, at Sedalia, Missouri, on Wednesday, the 20th, W.W.Standiford was married to Alice J. Taylor. Both the bride and groom are as well known and highly respected as any residents of this city, Mr. Standiford being one of our county commissioners and leading business men, and his wife, one of the handsomest and most cultured of our ladies, and a sister to Mrs. Judge O'Bryan. Mr. and Mrs. Standiford went to Englewood, Kansas, where Mr. S. is overseeing a branch store belonging to Standiford, Youmans & Eldred. They are expected home - here - next week. While the marriage was rather expected at an early date, it was not expected to occur in Missouri, therefore the many friends of the couple were surprised when they heard of it.

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Died: Mrs. John Johnston died at her home in Sharon on Sunday night, July 1st, of consumption. Mr. and Mrs. Johnston were originally from England and came to Sharon about two years ago, since which time Mr. Johnston has been employed on the section of the Southern Kansas, now the A.T.&S.F.

Jul 12, 1888
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Married: Mr. Chas. Morse and Miss Lizzie Webber, of Sawyer, Pratt county, were united in the holy bonds of matrimony on July 1st, 1888. This shows the true Kansas spirit. Hot weather is no bar to matrimonial felicity in this country.
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Born: On Sunday, the 8th, a handsome little piece of pink and white humanity, which Dr. Moore at once pronounced to be a girl baby, put in its appearance at the residence of Mr. and Mrs. John Elliott. She came to say and is now the pride of the household. Mr. Elliott is fireman for Engineer Merrill, between this point and Attica and last Sunday was on his regular trip when the baby arrived. Though she surprised the folks, she was none the less welcome.
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Married: At the residence of the bride's parents, Mr. and Mrs. H.G. Evans, on Sunday evening, July 8th, 1888, Mr. James Underwood and Miss Leuvina Evans, Judge Hardy officiating. Jim is one of the old residents in this county and has a first class farm four miles east of Medicine Lodge on Antelope Flat. For a number of years, we have been begging Jim with tears in our eyes to take this momentous and all important step, but until the last few months he seemed utterly oblivious to the charms of the fair sex, until at last his fate met him and with a cry of "sic vincit" which in rude English is equivalent to, "Lo, that settles it," he succumbed. We hope that the Underwoods will grow into a luxuriant forest about this couple as they advance to a ripe and happy old age.
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Died: J.D. Matthews and wife came in from Stevens county last week on a sad errand. They came to place the body of their little boy - about a year old - in the cemetery at Lake City. The little one died at their home in Woodsdale, Stevens county. It will be remembered that a little over a year ago, a little son of Mr. and Mrs. Matthews - about three years of age - accidentally drank some poison, died and was buried at Lake City, and that was why they made their sad pilgrimage from the western part of the state. [Memorial poem follows.] The second bereavement was almost more than Mr. and Mrs. Matthews could stand. "Dick" and his estimable wife have the sympathy of their many friends in this section.

Jul 19, 1888, pg 3, col 2
Died: Little Eli Roy, son of Mr. and Mrs. Thomas Smith, died at their home on the Miller & Benedict ranch, on Tuesday morning, July 17th, at 3:30 o'clock, of summer complaint and a complication of spinal and brain diseases. The little fellow was just about a year old, was born in Barber county and was named after Eli Benedict and his little son Roy. Mr. Smith is the trusted foreman of the Miller & Benedict ranch and has many friends in this section who sympathize deeply with him and his estimable wife in their bereavement.

Jul 26, 1888
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Born: On Saturday, July 21st, 1888, a ten pound girl was born to Mr. and Mrs. John C. Thurman. Dr. Moore says it is a nice baby and John says she is the nicest thing in the world. John wants to know if it would be the correct thing to call her Benjamin Harrison.
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Married: On Tuesday evening, July 24th, by Rev. R. Sanderson, at the M.E. parsonage, ThomasWarwick was married to Miss Elizabeth Hunter. This couple belong to the English colony of this place, Mr. Warwick coming here some time since and Miss Hunter arriving last Saturday. They are living on the Ramsey farm southwest of town, now the property of the Bests.
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Married: On Tuesday, July 24th, 1888, at the residence of the bride's father, five miles east of Lake City, by Rev. C.W. Owen, of Sun City, Mr. F.M. Hasting to Miss Lottie, daughter of HendersonMartin. The contracting parties are well known and respected in this county. The bride is amiable, dignified, modest, lady-like and handsome, in every way fitted for a wife and helpmeet. Mr. Hasting is a moral, energetic young man. His mother lives near Sun City. The young couple will live near Lockwood, Kansas. We regret that lack of space forbids a more extended notice.
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Elopement: We have this week to chronicle another Barber county elopement. This time it is Al.Bevans and Mrs. Shumaker. Al. Bevans is a married man, well known in this county, and leaves a wife and one child. Mrs. Shumaker is a grass widow with one child. Al. is a son of Wm. Bevans and Mrs. Shumaker is a sister of Mrs. Chas. Bevans - Chas. Bevans being Al's uncle. The elopers left several days ago in a wagon, and since their departure, Mrs. Bevans has heard from her erring husband at Wichita, from which point he sent her a deed to the place and a general relinquishment of all his interest in property - which, we understand, is not much - here. Mrs. Shumaker has worked some in this city and was generally respected until the elopement.

Aug 2, 1888
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Died: Clyde Otto, six months-old child of H. and E.H. Gahagen, died on Saturday, July 28th, and was buried on Sunday morning at Furgason's grove. Rev. Sanderson conducted the services. Mr. and Mrs. Gahagen live north of this city.
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Died: Canema, Ks., July 31, 1888 - On Sunday afternoon a three year old child of Mr. and Mrs.Sheddy, who live on Little Driftwood, about four miles southwest of Canema, was burned so badly that it died on Monday evening. It was playing with a match that had been accidentally dropped on the ground, when the match was ignited, setting fire to the child's clothing, and although but a few moments elapsed from the time the child screamed until the flames were extinguished, yet the effect proved fatal. It is thought the flames were inhaled by the child. The bereaved family have the sympathy of many kind neighbors who did all in their power to stay the relentless hand of the Destroyer. "Verily, in the midst of life, we are in death." [Memorial poem by Pilgrim Bard follows.]

Aug 9, 1888
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Died: Nellis, the eleven months old daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Geo. Osborne, died on last Saturday night of summer complaint and was buried in the city cemetery on Sunday. Funeral services were conducted at the residence, a short distance west of town, by Rev. Sanderson, of the M.E. church. Little Nellis was a remarkably bright baby and the parents are almost inconsolable.
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Born: Dr. B.R. Burney reports the following births: To Chas. Johnson and wife, city, on Saturday morning, August 4th, a boy; to Geo. Conlisk and wife, city, Sunday August 5th, a girl; to EnosWennet and wife, city, on Tuesday August 7th, a boy. Uncle Ed. Howard is uncle to the Wennet boy, and in company with the parents, is feeling quite proud and we understand is celebrating the event by cutting big watermelons.
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Born: A handsome nine and a half pound girl was born to Mr. and Mrs. C.T. Freeman on Tuesday morning August 7th. Dr. Moore says C.T. and himself were anxious that it should be a boy, but such is life.
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Birthday: Saturday last, August 4th, was the anniversary of the birth of Gladys and Gail Moore - twin daughters - of Mr. and Mrs. Dr. Moore. The event was celebrated by a party and a happy time was spent until the rain drove the little folks home. The following is a list of presents received: pair of vases, Luna Sanderson; pair of alphabet mugs, Lizzie McNeal; kitchen set, Ruth Cameron; china plates and frosted goblets, Edna Kauffman; pair of handkerchiefs, Edith McKay; pair of birthday cards, Sybil Burney; frosted goblets and china mugs, Fay Cook; pair of glass float cups, Dora Allen; china sprinkler, Sarah Logan; pair of handkerchiefs, Cornie Gibson; pair of toy lamps, Bessie Thompson; pair of fans, Blanche Byerley. In addition to the above, each received a gold ring and a handsome doll.

Aug 16, 1888
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Marriage License: On Tuesday, the 14th, a marriage license was issued from the Probate Court to E.E. Putman and Bashie Marshall.
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Died: We clip the following from the Williamsport (Pa.) Gazette and Bulletin, concerning Chas.Snoddy, one of the oldest citizens of Lycoming county, Pa., who died in the 84th year of his age, July 24th. He is the father of Col. W.W.S. Snoddy, of this city: The deceased is worthy of more than ordinary notice. In addition to his long and useful life, being at the time of his death (probably with one exception) the oldest man in the valley, he was a man who was universally respected by all who knew him, endowed with good, moral principles, a devoted Christian, having been for more than forty years a consistent member of the Baptist church. Being born of sturdy Scotch-Irish parents, the early pioneers of Lycoming County ( then Northumberland), inured to hardships in his youth, he became a man of large and vigorous frame, and having inherited good sound sense from his father, and more than ordinary intelligence from his mother, he was early in life imbued with sound, fixed principles. Never an ardent partisan in politics, he was however an old time Whig and supported General Harrison for President in 1840. The writer, having been intimately acquainted with him for more than half a century, takes pleasure I n saying that he never knew him to deviate from the path of rectitude and honor. He died as he lived, an honest, Christian man. He married many years ago to Miss Schooley, who died about ten years ago. They had nine children, seven of whom survive them. His eldest son William, who distinguished himself for gallant services in the late war, and was promoted to Colonel, is now practicing law at Medicine Lodge, Kansas, and Chas. T. is a resident of Williamstown, Pa. The balance of the family reside in this county.

Aug 30, 1888, pg 3, col 1
Died: A little son of Wm. Cunningham died on Monday of last week and was buried in the Hazelton cemetery on Tuesday. The little fellow was about two years of age. He died very suddenly.

Sep 6, 1888
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Born: Dr. Burney makes the following report: August 27th, to Mr. and Mrs. W.J. Estill, a daughter. On September 1st, to J.W. Singer and wife, a son.
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Born: A bouncing boy baby was born to Mr. and Mrs. G.E. Goff on Tuesday Aug. 28th. Ed. feels proud of his son, but Grandpa Cole, of anything, is prouder.
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Born: Mr. and Mrs. R.A. Lee are the proud parents of a fine girl, born on August 25th. We are a little late with this item, but we never miss a baby item if we can help it.
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Born: A nice, dark-haired, black-eyed, ten pound boy was born to Mr. and Mrs. E.W. Hill on Friday last, August 31st, Dr. Kociell in attendance. The young many already shows an aptness for engineering and wants his father to give him a job on the ditch.
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Married: At the residence of the bride's parents in this city, on yesterday (Wednesday) evening, September 5th, 1888, W.E. Cook was married to Miss Maggie Dryesdale, Rev. R. Sanderson officiating. A few friends in attendance. Will E. Cook has almost grown up in this community and is liked by everybody. He is a young man of good business and social qualities and is energetic. His bride is one of the Lodge's fairest daughters, fully endowed to grace and cheer a home and fireside. She is respected and loved by all. The Cresset extends its best wishes.

Sep 13, 1888
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Born: A nice baby girl was born to Mr. and Mrs. C.L. Bradley, on Friday, September 7th, 1888. By C.L. we mean "Lee," and he is awful proud of his girl.
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Died: I.S., son of Mr. and Mrs. Bodenhammer, died at his home seven miles east of Medicine Lodge, Monday evening, August 27th, at fifteen minutes past four. He was born May 31st, 1872; he had been sick but a short time. During his life in our midst, he has rendered a great deal of valuable service to his many friends and relatives, being one of those young men whose sound judgment and spotless integrity inspired the confidence of all who knew him. He was a quiet and unassuming young man, but h is influence was widespread. Only a year ago, he joined the Christian church under Rev. McFarland, and has held out faithful. He was fast to learn and he attended the Normal [school] at Medicine Lodge until he took sick. He will be missed by his friends, but we all have to succumb to the Master's call sooner or later. Interment was made at Medicine Lodge cemetery on Tuesday at 2 o'clock.
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Birthday: September 3rd, the neighbors of Mr. H.A. Batterman called on him and reminded him that this was his sixty-third birthday and that they were going to help him celebrate the occasion. A large crowd was out, and Mr. Editor, I think you would have been surprised had you seen the amount of good things the ladies brought forth from their baskets to which ample justice was done. [Breezy Valley news]
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Anniversary: A number of friends of Mr. and Mrs. M.W. Short called on them to remind them that that day was their fifth wedding anniversary. A number of old fashioned games were played, then supper was served by the ladies and at an early hour all went home. [Breezy Valley news]
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Died: In district No. 62, on Driftwood, of cholera infantum, "Jessie," son of Peter and Sabina Hearn, aged one year and one month. [Memorial poem by the Pilgrim Bard follows.]

Sep 20, 1888
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Born: To Mr. and Mrs. J.R. McCoy, on Friday, September 14th, 1888, a girl. According to the old rhymes: "Friday's child is loving and giving. Dr. Burney.
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Adopted: Casper Durst and wife have a nice boy baby. Mrs. Durst secured the little fellow from a foundling asylum at Wichita. Mr. and Mrs. Durst will furnish a good home for the little one and it is to be hoped he will grow up to be a prop and support in their declining years.
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Born: A ten pound boy was born to Mr. and Mrs. Geo. Southworth on Sunday, September 16th. All doing well.
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Died: Effie J., little daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Milton Ham, died at their residence in this city on Tuesday, September 18th, and was interred in the cemetery on Wednesday. The parents have the sympathy of their many friends.

Sep 27, 1888, pg 3, col
Born: Dr. B.R. Burney reports a girl born to Mr. and Mrs. A.S. Jones, living on Pearson's place east of town, on Thursday, September 20th. Also a girl born to Mr. and Mrs. S.S. Robinett, city, on Saturday, September 22nd.

Oct 4, 1888
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Died: E. Cary Jones, of Mule Creek, died suddenly and rather mysteriously on Saturday, the 29th, and was buried in the cemetery at this place Sunday. Elder Embrey preached the funeral sermon.
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Died: The little girl baby of Mr. and Mrs. G.W. Robinson died yesterday, October 3rd and will be buried at 2 o'clock this afternoon. Sandy is in Missouri. The little one will be laid in a pauper's grave and it is in cases like this that the words, "Suffer little children to come unto Me," seem real and grand.
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Marriage License: On September 27th, Thursday of last week, a license was issued by the Probate Judge for the marriage of William Arnett, of Indiana, to Myrtle Pickering, of Sun City. Miss Pickering's - probably now more correctly Mrs. Arnett's - parents conduct Mayor Esmond's ranch - the Proctor ranch - near Sun City, and are excellent people. Myrtle and William Arnett have our best wishes and we hope they will stay in Barber.
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Died: Sarah E. Noah died at her home - the Osage Hotel - in this city, on Saturday, September 29th, of typhoid fever. She was buried in the cemetery at this place on Sunday with services at M.E. church be Rev. R. Sanderson. Miss Noah was born at Salem, Massachusetts, in 1858. She came to this place this spring with her mother, who bought, furnished and is now running the Osage Hotel - formerly the Cling. She leaves a mother and a brother - H.A. Noah - of Lake City.
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Marriage License: Yesterday, Wednesday, October 3rd, Judge Hardy issued a license to P.J. Martin and Sophia Follmer, both of Sun City.
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Married: Last Sunday, September 30th, David Roller was married to Anna Cuppy, by Judge Jas. Nurse, Justice of the Peace. Both are of Lake City.
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Died: Mrs. Jane Ellis, mother of C.W. and Geo. W. Ellis, and Mrs. J.C. Wadsworth, of this place, died at her home in Wisconsin, last Saturday, September 29th. Her aged husband, seven children and numerous grandchildren, survive her. She and her husband Benjamin, are known here, having visited their children. Mrs. Ellis raised a family of nine children to the ages of maturity.

Oct 11, 1888
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Married: On Sunday last, October 7th, Judge Hardy married A.J. Connor and Mada M. DeArmond at Dorgan's Hotel in this city. Both are of Aetna.
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Died: Little Ray Jones, mentioned in this paper last week as being seriously injured by a kick from a horse, died on Monday, the 8th, and was buried on Tuesday at this place.
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Birthday: Monday, October 8th, was Miss Lottie Esmond's birthday, and the event was celebrated by a birthday surprise party at Mayor Esmond's residence. Misses Gertie Ellis, Georgie Roberts and Lena O'Bryan arranged the surprise. About twenty-five or thirty of her playmates helped Miss Lottie celebrate the 11th anniversary of her birth.
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Died: Maurice Royster, well known in this section as bookkeeper of the Comanche Pool, when the Pool was the largest cattle association in the west, died at Aetna, Monday night, October 8th, of a hemorrhage of the lungs. Maurice's home is now in Kansas City, and his mother, who was with him at the last, shipped his remains from this point on Tuesday afternoon.

Oct 18, 1888 [last issue with transcriptions]
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Born: On the principle that it is better late than never, we will announce a bouncing ten pound boy that was born to Mr. and Mrs. Chas. Arterburn, of Cedar Creek, on October 2nd. The young man yells for Harrison and Morton. [Benjamin Harrison ran successfully for President in 1888.]
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Born: To J.W.. and Izora Colt, of ____, on Friday last, October 12th, a girl. Dr. J.D. Karr was in attendance.
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Died: Grandma Maydale, mother of L.W. Story, died at her son's residence, in Sharon, on Tuesday evening, October 16th, at 7:15. She will be buried today in that city at 7:30. Grandma Maydale would have been 81 years old the first of next month. Her relatives have the sympathy of a wide circle of friends.

Nov - Dec 1888

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