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F. H. Bull

                                                          Dentist. Winfield.
Winfield 1878: F. H. Bull, 37; spouse, J. A., 28.
Winfield City Directory 1880.
Bull, F. H., Dentist, Main, e. s., bet 9th and 10th avs.; r 9th av., cor Thompson.
BULL, F. H., Main, e. s. between 9th and 10th avenues.
Walnut Township 1882: F. H. Bull, 42; spouse, Julia, 32.
Winfield City Directory 1885.
Bull F H, dentist, 910 Main, res 905 e 9th.
                                               FROM THE NEWSPAPERS.
Winfield Courier, September 23, 1875.
Dr. F. H. Bull, son-in-law of J. W. Millspaugh, is down visiting relatives in this neighborhood. The boys set him to threshing wheat, just for a change. If the Doctor handles dental instruments as well as he does a pitch-fork, at the tail-end of a threshing machine, he will do.
Winfield Courier, October 25, 1877.
Dr. F. H. Bull, dentist, late of Burlington, Iowa, has opened rooms upstairs in the S. C. Smith building to practice his profession. He is a first-class dentist, as many who know him will testify.
Winfield Courier, October 25, 1877.
Rooms upstairs in S. C. Smith’s building.
Office days: Monday, Tuesday, Friday, and Saturday.
Winfield Courier, May 2, 1878.
A. J. Thompson and wife to F. H. Bull, n w ¼ block 329, Winfield, $100.
Winfield Courier, September 26, 1878.
Dr. Bull has recovered from a spell of fever and is now ready to accommodate his many patrons once more.
Winfield Courier, November 14, 1878.
F. H. BULL, DENTIST, Rooms upstairs in S. C. Smith’s building, Winfield, Kansas.
Winfield Courier, March 27, 1879.
The following is a list of the principal business firms of Winfield.
DENTISTS. Dr. Van Doren, Dr. F. H. Bull.
Winfield Courier, June 26, 1879.
Dr. Monger has taken rooms with Dr. Bull and will commence practicing shortly.
M. E. Monger, M. D., physician and surgeon, staying in office of Dr. Bull...
Winfield Courier, July 17, 1879.
The professional card of Dr. Monger will be found in another column. The doctor comes well recommended, and seems competent to take his place among the leading physicians of Winfield. He occupies the residence of Mr. Gillelen, on 8th avenue.

Allie Bull: daughter of Dr. Bull???...
Winfield Courier, January 1, 1880.
Mrs. C. A. Bliss, at her residence, corner of 10th and Fuller Sts., assisted by Miss Allie Bull and Miss Celina Bliss.
Winfield Courier, June 16, 1881.
A considerable number of the citizens of Winfield met on Monday evening on the steps of the Winfield Bank to provide for raising funds for the immediate relief of the sufferers caused by the cyclone Sunday evening. Mr. Crippen called the people together by music from the band.
Dr. Bull gave $1.00.
Dr. Bull is now maintaining an office by himself: different location???...
Cowley County Courant, November 17, 1881.
F. H. BULL, DENTIST. Office upstairs, first building north of Johnston’s drug store.
Cowley County Courant, December 22, 1881.
Winfield Courier, April 6, 1882.
Mrs. Ed. Millspaugh left last Tuesday for Burlington, Iowa, with the remains of her husband. Mrs. F. H. Bull accompanied her.
Winfield Courier, April 19, 1883.
AD. F. H. BULL, DENTIST, Main Street, Winfield, Kansas. Rooms first building North of Johnston’s Drug Store. MY SPECIALTY IS SAVING THE NATURAL TEETH. Don’t have your teeth extracted because they ache, or are badly decayed. Call and have them examined free of charge. All work guaranteed.
Winfield Courier, May 17, 1883.
Where the Money Came From. The following are the cash contributions to the general editorial entertainment fund. More was raised than was used and those who subscribed first took more than their share, so that others had to be somewhat limited in their contributions to give others a chance.
Dr. Bull gave $1.00.
Winfield Courier, May 24, 1883.
Dr. Bull has placed in his office a new back-acting, rotary motion, operating chair, which will extract teeth without the presence of the victim. The Doctor is very proud of it, and it is indeed a marvel of neatness, beauty, and completeness. Like all enthusiastics he is always sinking his profits in new appliances.
Winfield Courier, October 18, 1883.

Dr. F. H. Bull last week sold his residence on east Ninth Avenue to Mrs. Ada Foos, recently from Australia, but a resident of Winfield in the early days. The Doctor will buy or build another residence immediately.
Winfield Courier, December 13, 1883.
The East part of town is building up very rapidly. Dr. Bull is just completing a new house on the COURIER place, Mr. Wells has a foundation laid, and Mr. Laycock is building on the same addition. A score or more of new houses are springing up all around them and this addition, which was not long ago on the outskirts of the city, is now almost in the center of the residence portion.
Winfield Courier, February 14, 1884.
More Fires. Again, on Sunday evening, an attempt was made to set fire to property in the city. A lot of hay was stuffed under the rear end of Hendricks & Wilson’s hardware store and ignited. It was done about half past seven o’clock in the evening. Mr. James McLain, who has been acting as night watchman, first discovered and put it out. Shortly before, when walking across Manning Street and Tenth Avenue, he passed a man who was walking hurriedly. As soon as he passed, the man broke into a run, and a moment after McLain discovered the fire. When he turned, the man had disappeared in the darkness. What the object of these incendiaries is cannot be defined. The fire in the Hodges barn could have injured but little business property if successful. The fire started in the Shenneman barn, immediately after, when the hose was handy and hundreds of people standing around to use it, could not have been set with a very villainous intent to destroy, as the destroyer might have known it would be put out in a minute. The setting of the Sunday evening fire early in the evening, when everyone was about, showed a lack of deep intent to do great injury. However, our people have resolved to put a stop to it, and to that end the following paper has been prepared and duly signed, and the total sum of $222.50 goes to the person who runs the fire-bugs in.
We, the undersigned, promise to pay the sum set against our respective names as a reward for the apprehension and conviction of any person or persons engaged in setting any incendiary fire in the city of Winfield, either heretofore or hereafter.
F. H. Bull contributed $2.50.
Winfield Courier, July 3, 1884.
Dr. F. H. Bull leaves Sunday for a month’s visit at the old home in Iowa. The Doctor has been sticking down to business for four years and has at last determined to pull himself away for a little recreation.
Winfield Courier, August 28, 1884.
F. H. BULL, DENTIST, Main Street, Winfield, Kansas. Rooms first building North of Johnston’s Drug Store. MY SPECIALTY IS SAVING THE NATURAL TEETH. Don’t have your teeth extracted because they ache, or are badly decayed. Call and have them examined free of charge. All work warranted.
Winfield Courier, November 6, 1884.
Dr. F. H. Bull was given a very pleasant surprise Monday evening in the appropriate celebration by relatives and friends of his forty-fourth birthday.
Winfield Courier, Thursday, January 29, 1885.
Dr. and Mrs. F. H. Bull have a late addition to their family, a nine pound girl, born Sunday evening.

Winfield Courier, Thursday, May 14, 1885.
The Program Entire as Adopted by Winfield Post No. 85, G. A. R.
Post commander and comrades of Winfield Post No. 85, G. A. R.: Your committee appointed to report to the Post a program for memorial and decoration services submit the following as their report.
1st. The committee recommend the following as the order of services for Memorial Day, Sunday, May 24th, 1885.
That there be memorial services held in the 1st Baptist church of the city of Winfield on Sunday morning, May 24, at 11 a.m., and that this Post, with visiting comrades and all old soldiers, with their families, be requested to attend said services and that Dr. Kirkwood, of the Presbyterian church, be requested to deliver the address or sermon at said time and place, and that memorial services be held in the Methodist Episcopal church in the evening of said day, the address to be delivered by Rev. J. H. Reider, and that the Post march in column from their hall to each service.
Committee on girls and boys: F. H. Bull, chairman, J. A. McGuire, A. E. Baird.
Winfield Courier, Thursday, June 4, 1885.
The service of grave decoration then began. The garlands were deposited by a bevy of Misses and boys, in charge of Mr. A. E. Baird and Dr. F. H. Bull, and composed as follows: Maude Conrad, Alma Rogers, Maggie Hendricks, Hortense Kelly, Maude Cooper, Lottie Caton, Lottie McGuire, Mattie Paris, Lulu McGuire, Winnie Limerick, Katie Beck; Master Charley Stewart, Robert Scott, Clifford Stubblefield, Clyde Albro, Johnnie Scott, Robbie McMullen, Waldo Baird, Charley Greer, Harry Hunt, George Carson.
Note the connection of Mrs. J. W. Millspaugh, Vernon township. She was the mother of Mrs. I. N. Ripley, of Burlington, Iowa, who was a sister of Mrs. E. S. Bliss and Mrs. F. H. Bull of Winfield. Mrs. J. W. Millspaugh the mother of all three..
Winfield Courier, Thursday, July 2, 1885.
Mrs. J. W. Millspaugh and daughter, Mrs. I. N. Ripley, of Burlington, Iowa, a sister of Mrs. E. S. Bliss and Mrs. F. H. Bull, came in Tuesday.
Winfield Courier, Thursday, July 9, 1885.
A Cowley County Home.

The Senior editor and his wife had a most delightful fourth of July celebration at the residence of J. W. Millspaugh, in Vernon township. Mr. and Mrs. Millspaugh are old residents of this county, having been among the early settlers. They came here with a large family and have been prominent factors in the history and development of this county. They have a magnificent farm, built up from the undisturbed and treeless prairie of fourteen years ago, now covered with waving grain, luxuriant corn, and meadows and pastures of cultivated grasses, all interspersed with groves of maple, cottonwood, and other deciduous and fruit trees and a magnificent orchard with hundreds of trees now loaded down with apples, peaches, and other fruits in great variety. The lawn around the residence is beautified with flowers of various kinds and interspersed with beautiful shade trees. The barns and outhouses are in good condition, the stock are of the improved varieties, and are now supplied with plenty of the best grasses, shade, and cool, clear, fresh water pumped from the depths by a magnificent windmill. In winter they are well sheltered and appearances show that they are not unacquainted with corn.
On the 4th a long table was set in a beautiful grove near the house. The table was loaded with all the substantials and delicacies of the season, a true index of the abundance surrounding that rural home and the taste and culture of its inmates. It was the occasion of a family reunion, of daughters, sons, step-sons, and grandchildren, to the number of twenty-five. Mr. I. N. Ripley, of Burlington, Iowa, was, we believe, the only one of the family absent, for Mrs. Ripley was present as were Mr. and Mrs. Robert Highman, of Attica, Kansas; Dr. and Mrs. Bull, of Winfield; Mr. and Mrs. E. S. Bliss, of Winfield; Mr. Union Millspaugh and Mr. Frank Millspaugh, of Attica, and we hardly know how many other children and grandchildren; but we observed that the grandchildren were numerous, bright, and interesting; all good looking and some of marked beauty. It was a joyous occasion and everyone was in the happiest and liveliest mood. Mr. H. Beck was out there taking some pictures of groups in sundry positions, and before we left Mr. and Mrs. S. G. Gary, of Winfield, arrived and joined in the social pleasures of the day.
Long may our honored host and hostess live to enjoy their happy home and the love and devotion of these two generations of their descendants, and the next, which will be about in due time.
Winfield Courier, Thursday, September 10, 1885.
John Nichols’ barber shop was in pandemonium Saturday. Its close proximity to the auction square has several times caused wild experiences, but this takes the medal. A Buck, finding no better way to give vent to his determination to leave the auction block, darted into the barber shop. John grabbed his razor—but scarce had raised it, when the “m-o-o, m-o-o” of a burly Bull broke into the door, followed by the Bull himself. Well, you bet, things were lively. In a marvelously short space of time that Bull had cleaned out the shop and he was monarch of all he surveyed—but, lo! Look!! Here comes a Bear! Is death inevitable? Look, look, he comes! and in darted a regular live Bear! The Bull held the fort nobly, but the room wasn’t big enough for defense—he couldn’t use his horns, and the Bear soon drove him pell mell out the front door—with a rush that left wool behind, scattered all around. It was the wildest congregation of names that has met in some time: Mr. Buck, August Kadau’s cobbler; Dr. Bull, the dentist; and Mr. Bear, the mechanic.
Winfield Courier, Thursday, October 29, 1885.
Mrs. J. F. Martin is having a set of teeth put up by Dr. Bull.
Winfield Courier, Thursday, January 7, 1886.
The Marriage of Mr. B. W. Matlack and Miss Gertrude McMullen.
Silver and ground glass flower stand, Dr. and Mrs. F. H. Bull.
Winfield Courier, Thursday, January 28, 1886.
Condoling Resolutions. At its last meeting the Degree of Honor, A. O. U. W., passed the following resolutions.

WHEREAS, By a dispensation of Divine Providence, our esteemed sister, Mrs. Geo. Sanderson, has been taken from our number here to the Grand Lodge above. Therefore, be it
Resolved, That in the life of our deceased sister, we recognize an exemplary Christian character, a devoted wife and mother, always to be found where her advice could best direct, or helping hand forward a good work.
Resolved, That we condole with the family of her who lived to gladden their hearts, then “Like a little drooping, she bowed her head and died.” We commend them for consolation to Him who rules all that is done for our good.
Resolved, That a copy of the resolutions be furnished the city papers.
Mrs. S. G. Gary, Mrs. F. H. Bull, Mrs. A. H. Limerick.
Winfield Courier, Thursday, February 4, 1886.
F H. BULL, DENTIST. 910 Main Street. Teeth extracted without pain.
T. S. BROWN, DENTIST. Graduate of the Ohio College of Dental Surgery. Office corner 10th and Main Streets, over Baden’s.
DR. J. O. HOUX, DENTIST. Office in Torrance-Fuller block. Teeth extracted without pain by the use of nitrous-oxide gas—perfectly harmless.
DR. H. C. BAILY, SURGEON DENTIST. Office two doors west of post office. Nitrous Oxide Gas. Teeth examined free of charge. All work warranted. Having secured the exclusive right to use Dr. Baldwin’s Preparation for the painless extraction of teeth for this city, I am prepared to apply it to any person that has teeth requiring extraction.
Winfield Courier, Thursday, March 11, 1886.
The Woman’s Christian Temperance Union, at its regular meeting yesterday, elected officers for the next six months as follows: Mrs. C. H. Greer, president; Mrs. E. M. Albright, Mrs. Dr. Bull and Mrs. Dr. Elder, vice presidents; Mrs. E. D. Garlick, Secretary; and Mrs. Col. McMullen, treasurer. The Union is flourishing and anticipates much effective work this year.
Winfield Courier, Thursday, March 18, 1886.
Mr. and Mrs. Spencer Bliss were given a very happy little surprise Saturday night, in celebration of Mr. Bliss’ birthday. The surprisers were Rev. and Mrs. J. H. Reider, Dr. and Mrs. F. H. Bull, Mr. and Mrs. G. H. Crippen, Mr. and Mrs. C. A. Bliss, Mr. and Mrs. E. H. Bliss, mother and sister. They left a very handsome token, a large and valuable arm chair. They took charge of the house and a very lively and enjoyable evening was spent, one that will long remain a pleasant memory to Mr. and Mrs. E. S. Bliss.
Winfield Courier, Thursday, April 8, 1886.
Dr. Bull has taken the three rear rooms in the Farmers Bank second story and will fit them up elegantly for his dental rooms.



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