[Clerk for J. B. Lynn.]
Could the following instead be “D. A. Carr.”???...
T. A. Carr, 23. No spouse listed.
FROM THE NEWSPAPERS.
Lew. Carr, from Chetopa, clerking for Harter Brothers...
Winfield Courier, November 29, 1877.
Mr. Lew. Carr, cousin of W. M. Allison, formerly of Chetopa, this state, is at present clerking for Harter Bro.’s Co.
Daniel Carr, from Illinois. Lived in Cowley County (?) before...
[BALTIMORE, OMNIA TOWNSHIP, CORRESPONDENT: “X. Y. CAESAR.”]
Winfield Courier, August 8, 1878.
Mr. David Baldwin and his brother-in-law, Daniel Carr, have lately arrived from Illinois. They have lived here before and now have come back to try Kansas again. If it were not so, I would have told you.
Winfield Courier, January 2, 1879.
LYNN & GILLELEN have one of the great general stocks of goods which are sometimes found in larger cities, and they are dispensing them in large quantities. John B. Lynn is the mayor of this city and is an able and genial business man. Warren Gillelen is a careful, active manager and skillful accountant. They are assisted by a corps of attentive and gentlemanly salesmen, among who are Batchelder, Shields, Carr, and Rowland. Everything wanted is quickly found in that long store.
[RELIEF FOR THE SUFFERERS BY THE FLORAL CYCLONE.]
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.
Rev. J. E. Platter was chosen chairman and made one of his neat and impressive speeches followed by Messrs. Hackney, Troup, Beach, and others.
A committee of ten gentlemen was appointed by the chair to canvass for subscriptions, consisting of Messrs. C. C. Black, J. S. Hunt, J. B. Lynn, M. G. Troup, D. A. Millington, D. L. Kretsinger, J. P. Short, R. E. Wallis, W. H. Smith, and H. D. Gans.
D. A. Carr contributed $1.00.
The following clerks for J. B. Lynn also contributed $1.00 each:
M. B. Shields, J. W. Batchelder, W. P. Tucker.
Al Carr [D. A. Carr???]...
Winfield Courier, August 31, 1882.
J. B. Lynn has his store as nicely and conveniently arranged as any in Southern Kansas. Each branch of the trade is by itself and has a certain clerk in charge of it. Every department of trade usually represented in a general store is now carried. In the back room the large and new stock of groceries is all opened out and Forest Rowland and Perry Tucker put them up for the public in a creditable manner. Upstairs only the carpets, mattings, oil cloths, etc., are kept, presided over by Mr. Howie. The clothing, which was formerly kept upstairs, has been moved to a room nicely prepared and well lighted, in the basement, and together with the trunks and gents furnishing goods, are handled by Mr. Al Carr. The dry goods room presents as business like an appearance as ever, and Mr. Shields, Miss French, and Miss Aldrich wait on the customers in that department. Mr. Lynn just returned from the east last week, where he purchased a large and well selected stock for every department. This store would do credit to any of our large cities.
Winfield Courier, February 1, 1883.
A Monumental Fraud,
With an Attempt to Make Anti-Prohibition Capital,
And Establish Glickeries in Winfield.
A PETITION AND REPLY.
The following petition was circulated last week by Frank Manny, taken to Topeka, and presented by him to Senator Hackney.
WINFIELD, KANSAS, January 23, 1883.
HON. W. P. HACKNEY, State Senator, Topeka, Kansas.
Inasmuch as the Prohibition Amendment, as enforced, has always resulted in injury to the material development of our town—it having signally failed to accomplish the object sought, the suppression of the sale and use of intoxicating drinks—we would respectfully urge upon you the necessity of so providing for the enforcement of the law that its application shall be uniform throughout the State. If this is impossible, don’t sacrifice our town on the altar of inordinate devotion to an impracticable principle.
One of those who signed the petition: D. A. Carr.
Mr. (?) Carr...
Winfield Courier, June 14, 1883.
Mr. Carr brought us in a radish Tuesday morning just twenty-two inches in circumference. With radishes two feet around, wheat heads seven inches long, and new potatoes as large as tea cups, it ought not to be difficult for people to dig a pretty good living out of Cowley County soil.
D. A. Carr moves to Wellington...
Winfield Courier, Thursday, April 2, 1885.
Wellingtonian: “Mr. D. A. Carr, who for the past seven years, held the position of salesman with J. B. Lynn & Co., of Winfield, has accepted a similar position with the famous one price clothing and boot and shoe house, to be opened in a few days in this city. Mr. Carr is a good salesman and if he proves as popular with Wellington buyers as he was with those of Winfield, his employers will find him a valuable assistant.”