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Daniel T. Armstrong

Winfield Directory 1885:
Armstrong Daniel T, res 308 e 8th
                                               FROM THE NEWSPAPERS.
Arkansas City Republican, August 23, 1884.
The following is a list of teachers granted certificates at the late examination.
D. T. Armstrong included on list.
Winfield Courier, Thursday, February 5, 1885.
Mr. D. T. Armstrong was requested to give his paper on small fruits. This was followed by general discussion on the subject of the paper. Mr. Armstrong suggested pinching off the red raspberry when about two feet high so that it would throw out laterals; he thought it might succeed here by that treatment. No one present had tried it in that way. All agreed that grapes were a decided success here, Concord the standard variety. As to trimming grapes, Prof. Shelton and Mr. Armstrong advocated cutting back severely every year, leaving only a stump of old vine a foot or two high.
Winfield Courier, Thursday, July 30, 1885.
Lieut. J. E. Snow, drum major of the Courier Cornet Band, informs us that in accordance with an order recently issued by Gov. Martin to the different regimental commanders throughout the state, Col. L. N. Woodcock, of Wichita, has designated this band as the regimental band of the Second Regiment Kansas National Guards, embracing six or eight adjoining counties. Captain C. E. Steuven, of Co. C., Second Regiment, has received a special order to muster the band into the service if they accept the position, which we are very confident they will do. This is a well deserved compliment to the Courier Band, and one which was unsought. It is not only a compliment to the band, but a compliment to our city and county. Col. Woodcock had within his district several good bands from which to make his selection. Our people are becoming educated to the style and quality of music now rendered by this organization, and begin to appreciate it as they should. Strangers have also come to know its merits, as this appointment evidences. Mr. George Crippen, its leader and musical director, has been untiring in giving the band its present prestige, which enterprise on his part is worthy the warm appreciation of our people. The band is now composed as followed, every member being a thorough musician: Geo. H. Crippen, director; Charles Roberts, J. S. R. Bates, A. R. Harvey, Fred Bates, G. H. Buckman, C. A. Shaw, Clarence Roberts, J. W. Holliday, Frank Spring, F. J. Newton, A. T. Roberts, W. I. Warner, Albert Roberts, D. T. Armstrong, A. Fiddler, J. E. Snow, drum major.
Winfield Courier, Thursday, October 8, 1885.

The Kansas City Journal’s Topeka Reunion correspondent gave our Courier Cornet Band this notice: “The Second regiment band, of Winfield, known as the Courier band, saluted the Journal today, and gave the great daily a fine serenade. The members of the band are: G. H. Crippen, leader; J. E. Snow, C. Roberts, A. R. Harvey, Jesse and Fred Bates, C. H. Page, Judge Buckman, Clarence Roberts, Sidney Carnine, J. W. Holliday, Frank Spring, F. J. Newton, A. T. Roberts, W. I. Warner, D. T. Armstrong, and A. Fiddler. This band is a credit to Winfield, the members being the best young men of that beautiful city. The Journal extends greetings.
Winfield Courier, Thursday, April 15, 1886.
Notice. We the undersigned contractors and builders of the city of Winfield, will not figure or give estimates on plans or specifications got up by W. A. Ritchie & Co., Architects, unless a competent man is employed as superintendent of the same outside of W. A. Ritchie & Co.
Connor & Son, J. Van De Water, Charles Schmidt, C. D. Austin, S. L. Mitchell & Son, J. H. Hetherington, Reed & Oliver, C. H. Andrews, Frazier & Harvey, I. H. Reeves, W. I. Warner, D. T. Armstrong, J. K. Bates, McKay & Pettit, Roberts & Taflin, D. R. Gates, L. G. Cutting, John A. Maus, Kingsley & Barnes, Moore Bros., Wells, Willis & Kipp.


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