[He handled Sheep.]
City of Winfield 1880: A. D. Crowell, 34; spouse, Olga, 22.
FROM THE NEWSPAPERS.
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Winfield Courier, August 5, 1880.
Telegram: Among the large sheep herders of Cowley County are: A. D. Crowell, Winfield, 4,000; George E. Raymond, Winfield, 1,700; Ezra Meech, Walnut, 1,200; S. C. Smith, Winfield, 1,000; Jake Stalter, Rock, 2,500; Mr. Parks, Grouse Creek, 2,440; Dr. Wright, Omnia, 2,400. Besides these there are a number of persons who have flocks, ranging from 100 to 1,000, which will bring the aggregate well up to 40,000.
[THE WOOL GROWERS’ ASSOCIATION.]
Winfield Courier, January 13, 1881.
At an adjourned meeting of the Cowley Co. Wool Growers’ Association, held at Winfield January 8th, 1881, the following business was transacted.
Mr. Service being temporary chairman, secretary’s report of last meeting was read and adopted.
Names of members read and fourteen others added.
The following officers were elected by ballot for the ensuing year.
President: N. L. Rigby.
First Vice President: S. P. Strong.
Second Vice President: John Stalter.
Recording Secretary: A. D. Crowell.
Corresponding Secretary: S. C. Smith.
Treasurer: A. H. Doane.
Messrs. Smith, Silliman, and Chafey were appointed by the chair to act as a committee to select one from each township in the county to act as an executive committee.
Messrs. Stalter and Eastman were appointed by the chair to act as a committee to select and assign subjects to be discussed at the next regular meeting.
Motion was made and carried that Mr. Ezra Meech be appointed as a delegate to the State Wool Growers’ Association that is to be held at Topeka on the 18th inst., and Mr. Rigby as alternate.
Motion was made and carried that three and not more than five be appointed by the chair as a committee to visit the various flocks of sheep throughout the county and report regarding their condition, management, etc.
Messrs. Chafey, Meech, Smith, Eastman, and Crowell were so appointed.
After remarks by Mr. Lynn regarding the Eaton Tariff Bill now before Congress, a motion was made and carried that the corresponding secretary be instructed to request our representatives to Congress to favor said bill.
Motion was made and carried that the first clause of the constitution be so amended as to read, “Cowley County Wool Growers and Sheep Breeders’ Association.”
Motion was made and carried that the corresponding secretary be instructed to collect the petitions already distributed and present them through our Senator to the State Legislature.
Adjourned to meet at 10 o’clock, m., March 5th, 1881. A. D. CROWELL, Sec’y.
Winfield Courier, June 23, 1881.
A. D. Crowell is shearing his sheep; the clip from his flock will amount to over 30,000 pounds.
Winfield Courier, August 25, 1881.
A. D. Crowell has returned from his eastern visit.
Cowley County Courant, November 17, 1881.
RAMS FOR SALE. A fine lot of Merino rams now in town, for sale at low figures. Inquire of S. C. Smith or A. D. Crowell.
[CORRESPONDENT FROM NEW SALEM: “OLIVIA.”]
Winfield Courier, December 15, 1881.
Mr. Crowell was here to look after his sheep last week.
Winfield Courier, January 26, 1882.
Mr. Ed Roland afforded a pleasant evening to the young people by inviting them to a phantom party at the residence of Mrs. Millington, on last Monday night. A gay and happy company responded to the invitation, and made most excellent ghosts, although hardly as silent as a specter is supposed to be. Those present were: Mr. and Mrs. Fred Hunt, Mr. and Mrs. G. W. Robinson, Mr. and Mrs. George Rembaugh, Mrs. Boyer; Misses Hane, Scothorn, Klingman, Beeney, Margie and Lizzie Wallis, Jackson and Carruthers; Messrs. W. H. and W. A. Smith, Roland, Harris, Fuller, Webb, Robinson, Connell, Crowell, Bahntge.
Cowley County Courant, March 23, 1882.
Members of the Wool Growers Association and all others interested are requested to meet at the Court House on Saturday, April 1st, at 1 o’clock P.M. to elect officers and arrange for the annual public shearing. A. D. Crowell, Secretary.
Winfield Courier, September 7, 1882.
Piano for Sale. One Upright Mathushek Piano. A. D. CROWELL, Winfield, Kansas.
[COWLEY COUNTY FAIR.]
Winfield Courier, September 28, 1882.
A. D. Crowell took 1st and sweepstakes on his carriage team.
Winfield Courier, October 12, 1882.
A. D. Crowell is selling out his sheep and is going to Troy, New York, to engage in the wholesale Chicago Dressed Beef business, very much to our regret.