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The U. B. Church has been rodded
Bob Turner has the frame of his dwelling completed
R H Turner and M C. Webb were at Moline last week
Elder Ross, postmaster at Matanzas was in town Tuesday
David King of Cedarvale, called last Tuesday and paid $1.50
J. C. Cannon and John Lee were visiting at Elgin last Sunday
Logan has opened a barber shop in the room vacated by Joseph Heath
Jas. McClane is digging a cellar just west of O B Herberts residence
A brother of Dan Moore who resides in north-east Missouri is visiting in the
R S Thornburgh closed has school district 79, last week and has returned home.
D B Keeney has the largest stock of sweing machines ever brought to Chautauqua
D M Thurston of Harrison Township, was in town Monday and left $1.50 with
W A Shobe of Jonesburg, was in town Monday and called around and subscribed
for the Times
Dr. Hibbard one of Chautauquas most earnest Greenbackers, called last Tuesday
and subscribed for the Times
If Dan Moore should get after the court house ring in Sedan for sheriff, he
will make them twist you bet. Cherryvale News
Mrs. Elmore Connor has the thanks of the Tines household for a mess of fine
new potatoes which were eaten with a relish on last Sunday.
Mrs. Lee returned from Osage Mission last Friday. She reports the children
attending school from this county as doing exceedingly well.
Dr. Stevens of Peru called upon us Tuesday
W H Gibson was in Kansas City on business last week
J E Lewis was over at Independencd this week on business
Josiah Davis as wife of Cedarvale, parents of our Ed, were over visiting their
infant this week
John Wilson returned from the Siloam Srpings last Monday evening, looking
as natural as old shoes.
Pro Fosters show at the Court House last Monday night wasnt much of an affair,
but then he didnt charge much of a price.
J N Johnson of Elgin sent us up $2.50 on Monday, for which he has our heartfelt
Prof. Conway of Peru was in town several days last week. He thinks of paying
a visit to his old home in OH this summer.
The men who robbed Mr. Heath near Canaville last week, were arrested the day
following at Independence and lodged in jail there. Mr. Heath receoverd his team and money.
F M Cooper, of Hendricks township was in town Monday and called and paid up
for the Times. He says in his opinion the Times, sinceits enlargement, is the best paper ever published in the county.
Joseph Heath has moved to Grenola where he will open a barber shop His only
reason for leaving Sedan was is inability to secure a room here. He is a good barber; and we hope that he will do well in
his new location.
Marriages for the month of May 31st
W G Moore to Belle Shobe; H E Stoughton to Jennie Murqrain; Preston L Wright to Jennie
Lane; Frank Matheny to Mary Ann Parker; David Holbrook to Olive Barnhart.
Miss Lee Hines was voted the albumn for being the handsomest lady and Brack McGee
got the jack-knife as being the laziest gentleman present at the show last Monday evening.
E R Bennett has purchased a half interest in B E Binns grocery store. .Mr. Bennetrt
is an old and well known citizen of the county, having lived on Grant Creek for nearly ten years. We predict success for the
The following officers were elected at the last regular meeting of Sedan Lodge No
141 for the ensuing term; W A Thornburg; N G; J D McBain; V. G.; M T Evans; R S; W. W. Jones; P S; B E Binns, T.
Elmore Connor came home from the Nation last Monday and spent a couple of days with
his family, and then returned to look after the cattle which he purchased in Texas this season in company with Gran Young.
They have gotten the herd as fare north as the Arkansas River.
The Christian Church will hold a basket meeting at the grove of H H Buckles timber,
between Sedan and Peru, commencing on Saturday June 7th at 4 pm. Sunday School on Sunday morning at 9:30 oclock and preaching
at 11 am and 4 pm. All are invited to attend.
Mr. Robert Marshall of Chautauqua county, has taken the contract of sinking a public
well in this city and broke dirt Tuesday noon. He is to furnish a well that will afford plenty of water for which he will
receive, if successful, the sum of $400.00. If no water is produced he gets no pay. The well will be sunk rapidly as possible
and those who have subscribed and have not yet paid are requested to do so at once.
Last Saturday while Willie Chadburn was gathering Strawberries a short distance south
of town, he was bitten on the hand by a copperhead snake. He got home as soon as possible and Dr McHugh was sent for who administered
antidotes to counteract the poison of the bite. The boy has now entirely recovered. Thisis the second case of snake bite in
this vicinity in a week and both have recovered withoutr the use of whisky.
P M Norris and family arrived home Sunday from a visit to Iowa
Johnny Monroe who went off from here last spring with the R R surveying party, arrived
home Sunday. Johnny has great faith that the raod will yet be built.
Samuel Blakeman, an old and respected citizen living three miles east of Peru, died
of pneumonia on the 30th.
Mr. Judy our fellow townsman, is buying all the fat cattle and hogs and paying round
Geo Arnold was the lucky man at the show Saturday night. He carried off the Barlow
knife, only beating Uncle Dick Kilgore a few votes, after a long contest. Mrs. Laura Kilgore received the albumn as the best
Elder Jewett preached twice at the schoolhouse last Sunday. Come back again.
Dr. Stevens and wife are at Sedan to-day
J W Sipple and wife are over at Independence
J W Sipple received a new safe a few days ago
Pat Looby has his new house completeted which is a handsome structure.
I have a number of good Moline and Newton wagons which I will exchange for 1,2, and
3 year old steers. J K Tulloss
J E Lewis is the place to find the best and cheapest articles in clocks
Real Estate For Sale
Good farms and city property in Sedan and Peru J. Milton
Watches, clocks and spectacles without money at J R Butlers
I have private funds to loan which I can loan for from one hour to five years time,
as circumstances may require. I will buy good notes secured by moratage. My interest is payable once a year. All loans must
be secured by good real estate. Office days, Saturdays and Mondays and every other day when not out of town. P H Albright.
I have just received a large and well selected stock of wall paper. Call and see
it and learn prices Geo. E Bradley.
J K Tulloss desires to call the attention of farmers to the fact that he has a first
class article of Bob Wire for sale cheap.
Geo E Bradley keeps a large stock of the celebrated wizard oil 50 cents and $100
For good bargains in clocks go to J E Lewis
Geo E Bradley says he has the only retail Drug Store in the city therefore he can
sell cheaper then the cheapest for cash. Try him.
Bucks, ewes and lambs, either now or after shearing. Apply to R B King, on Grant
I have just received a large and well selected stock of wall paper. Call and see
it and learn prices. Geo E Bradley.
W. H. Gibson will always be found at his residence in Center township on Monday and
Tuesday of each week, and at the office of W F Lemmon on Friday and Saturday of each week, where all parties who want to borrow
money may asertain particulars. He wishes parties to understand that good real estate security is all that is required and
upon that money can be had almost at borrowers terms. Money always ready to hand over, the lowest rates of interest with or
Get your Wizard oil at Bradleys
If you want borrow money do not forget to call on Clabaugh & Charlton
If you want a clean shave or a first-class hair-cut, go to the city barber shop,
kept by Joseph Heath, next door west of the city meat market.
Buy you clocks and Jewelry of a man who is in business. Location one door west of
J I Crouses. J R Butler
Having just received the largest stock of spring and summer goods ever opened in
Sedan, and being busily engaged in making room for more, I can find it impossible to call upon those who have accounts upon
my books and hope that they will return the favors shown by calling and settling as soon as possible without waiting to be
called upon. By so doing they will oblige me greatly. J I Crouse Sedan, Kansas.
List of Letters
Remaining in the post office at Sedan Kansas June 1st 1881
Burdeck, Sarah T
Gwin, T S M
Hammond U S Grant
Harruff, S W
Johnson, Clais W
Murphy, Tarah E 2
Simpson, Geo M
Sipple Geo M
Williams, T R
Kannedy, J H.
Grant Creek Items
Mr. S. Williams and family are preparing to start to the springs.
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Sedan Times, June 10, 1881A. D. Dunn -- Publisher
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Mrs. Ed Davis is visiting at Oswego
S. P. Moore has opened a law office at Cherryvale
Mrs. O. D. Lemert and a sister are in town visiting
John Sutherland is running an ice wagon at Gould
D W Beaver, of Harts Mills, was in town on Tuesday
A D Woodman, of Hendricks township, was in town Tuesday
Woodman and Ross are setting grade stakes for gutters on Main and Chautauqua streets.
If Hades is any hoter than Sedan was yesterday we want to be sent to the old, original
Dr Dunn bought Boges farm consisting of 172 acres yesterday morning. The price paid
was $1, 150.
Mrs. J I Crouse started last Tuesday to visit her mother in Mercer county Ill. She
will probably be absent several weeks.
Mt. Thompsons little girl living on Grouse creek was bitten by a rattlesnake on Friday
morning, and died Saturday morning. -Telegram
J K Hines was up to Severy and other towns north the past week, and came home with
the firm conviction that Sedan is the best town in Southern Kansas.
George Bradley has made some more very noticeable improvements in his drug store.
The stone and brick masons on Moore & Heimbaughs building have completed their
Mr. and Mrs. C R Pollard came over from Cedarvale on Sunday last to visit relatives
Newell & Lee and J E Bridge shipped 200 head of cattle to Kansas City last Monday
Mrs. Lyster went to Osage Mission on Tuesday of this week. She will return with her
daughter, Nellie to-morrow.
Mrs. L L Turner, with her children left last Wednesday for a visit to Indiana. She
will probably remain all summer.
Some relatives of John W Prillman arrived in this city this week from Indiana and
will probably make Kansas their future home.
G W Swank who lives near Matanzas has between sixty and seventy acres of wheat that
will be average, it is estimated thirty-five bushels to the acre. This is the best field of wheat we have heard of in the
Cedar Vale Notes
Dr. Lewis and family are fixing for a fishing spree in the territory.
Saturday evening all were on the street to see the house occupied by S B. Walker
going down the street hunting a new location.
The people of Cedarvale are amusing themselves over one of the Journals correspondents
who signs himself "Brick" who said that Mr. George Lee hauled in the largest load from Grenola to Cedarvale-6. 075 pounds-when
Mr. Lees own statement is only 4, 700 or 4, 800. Mr. Brick is very ready to see the faults of the farmers, calls them "grumblers,"
etc. We would like to know who feeds him. We suppose him to be like the editor of the Journal when he stated that the farmers
were so constituted they were fit for nothing else.
A. C. Jewett is a good huck-stering businsess
June 17, 1882
A D Dunn-Publisher
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Ed Hollaway and family are visiting at Winfield
J P Harris of Little Cana called to see us Tuesday
Mr J E Mulkey is now setting type on the Howard Journal
Judge Thompkins court holds daily session in the court room.
A S Rainey, the poplar butcher of Grenola, was in town Monday
Alexander Bell of Grant Creek called upon us last week and left $1.50 to be credited
to his subscription.
Wade Bros. Have turned out some finely painted buggies and wagons during the past
Hon A Ellis displayed a basketful of fine specimens of fruit at the meeting of the
Fair Association last Saturday.
We have until now neglected to mention that Charley Dickman keeps the best ice cream
ever sold in Sedan.
Will Thornburg has been loafing around our office some this week. We managed however
to make good use of him.
Frank Witt living near Grant Creek was drowned Monday while trying to cross Walnut
Mr. Goodneal has commeuced the erection of a fine residence in east Sedan. When completed
it will be one of the finest dwellings in the city.
The case of the County Comissioner vs. O D Lemert and others comes up for trial next
Tuesday, the 20th inst. Before the referee, J. Milton.
Mrs. C A Hall returned from her visit to Michigan last Saturday, accompanied by her
sister, Miss Babcock, who will probably remain herer all summer.
Albert Adams of Jefferson township, returned home Wednesday from Crawford county,
and called on the TIMES while passing through town and made deposit of one dollar.
Wm Kyger has one of the best grist saw mills in the county now in operation. It is
crowded with work, and everybody says Bill Kyger knows how to make good flour.
Dr. Baldwin of Harrison township was in town last Saturday aattending a meeting of
Directors of the Fair Association. He also took in the sow and a good deal of water
in the evening.
A boy stopping at Mr. Staffords was bitten by a snake on Tuesday morning, while reaching
his hand under the house for a marble. Dr Graham was called and administered the wound, and they boy is now recovering.
Rev. McHugh showed us a copy of the revised edition of the New Testament last Monday.
He seemed much rejoiced to be able to find the word hell in it. The term used was "the hell of fire"
We understand that Anthony Taylor and family are recreating at Eureka Springs. Bully
The Sedan Times, published by our old friend, A D Dunn, late of the Humboldt Inter-State,
has lately been enlarged and otherwise greatly improved. Mr. Dunn is making the TIMES a splendid paper and it affords us pleasure
to note this evidence of his prosperity-Chanute Democrat.
H H Albright, brother of P H, has removed from his sheep ranch in Cowley county to
this place. He will go into business with his brother. They have made arrangements to do an immense load and real estate business.
David Webb and lady left this week for a visit among children and friends in IL and
Wisconsin. They will remain away all summer, and as they are both aged and feeble, it is hoped their health will be materially
improved by the trip.
Eli Boutell and Seth B Smith, two well-to-do farmers from Missouri, last week purchased
Of Col. Donelson, the Brown farm, near Harts Mills and will remove here in the fall
with their families and engage extensively in the stock business.
Bob Turner of the Sedan Journal is building a residence. We have only one guess to
make at this development-Howard Courant-We dont know what your guess is Stein, but ours is that as soon as Bob gets his house
completed, hell Turner her over to somebody else.
Frank Osborn of Howard has been in town several days this week attending to the large
business of the firm of Hollaway and Osborn of which he is a member. He reports their office here, which is in charge of E
W Holloway, in excellent shape.