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Charles E. Fuller

                                                         Winfield, Kansas.
                   [NOTE: Charles E. Fuller was the only son of Homer G. Fuller.]
                 [NOTE: Homer G. Fuller was an older brother of James C. Fuller.]
Winfield Directory 1880.
Fuller, Chas. E., bookkeeper, Winfield bank, r. H. G. Fuller.
Fuller, H. G., collection clerk, Winfield Bank, r. Court House, ss bet Menor and Mansfield.
FULLER, J. C., cashier, Winfield Bank, r. 10th avenue s. e. corner Fuller.
Winfield Directory 1885.
Fuller C E, assistant cashier, Winfield National Bank, res 602 e 10th
Fuller H G & Co., real estate, 106 e 9th
Fuller H G, res 709 e 10th
Fuller J C, president, gas company, res 403 e 10th
                                               FROM THE NEWSPAPERS.
Charles E. Fuller (?)...
Winfield Courier, July 10, 1879.
Mr. Fuller, nephew of our banker, J. C. Fuller, is visiting in Winfield.
Winfield Courier, January 8, 1880.
Our young friend, Chas. E. Fuller, goes into the Winfield Bank as bookkeeper. He is a young man of unexceptional habits and an accomplished bookkeeper. It is a good place for him and we doubt not he will please his employers.
Winfield Courier, July 22, 1880.
A party consisting of Louis Zenor, Chas. Fuller, Chas. Burgomier, and Date Tansey left for the Territory on a hunting expedition Sunday evening.
H. G. and Charles E. Fuller...
Winfield Courier, January 13, 1881.
Winfield Bank: Monitor mentions what Courier had about officers and directors...but adds a wee bit more!
Chas. E. Fuller takes the position of paying teller; A. W. Berkey, collection clerk, and Jas. Lorton, a new man, takes the position of bookkeeper. Mr. H. G. Fuller retires. The business of the bank for the past year has been prosperous and unusually satisfactory to the officers and stockholders.
Winfield Courier, January 27, 1881.
MR. AND MRS. J. C. FULLER. Socially this has been one of the gayest winters in the history of our city. Almost every week has been made pleasant by a social gathering of some sort or other. One of the most pleasant of these was the reception by Mr. and Mrs. J. C. Fuller last Friday evening. The guests were many and the arrangements for their entertainment were complete.

Among those present were: Mr. and Mrs. Loose, Mr. and Mrs. James Harden, Mr. and Mrs. J. S. Hunt, Mr. and Mrs. Hodges. Dr. and Mrs. Van Doren, Mr. and Mrs. McMullen, Mr. and Mrs. Eastman, Rev. and Mrs. T. F. Borcher, Mr. and Mrs. T. R. Bryan, Dr. and Mrs. Davis, Mr. and Mrs. Gene Baird, Mr. and Mrs. Short, Dr. and Mrs. Graham, Mr. and Mrs. Boyer, Mr. and Mrs. Trimble, Mr. and Mrs. Moffitt, Mr. and Mrs. Speed, Mr. and Mrs. Doane, Mr. and Mrs. Kretsinger, Mr. and Mrs. J. G. Shreves, Mr. and Mrs. Millington, Mr. and Mrs. Spencer Bliss, Mr. and Mrs. Scoville, Mr. and Mrs. Henry Brown, Mr. and Mrs. Allen Johnson, Mr. and Mrs. Carruthers, Mr. and Mrs. C. C. Black, Mr. and Mrs. S. L. Hamil­ton, Mr. and Mrs. H. G. Fuller, Rev. and Mrs. Hyden, Mr. and Mrs. D. L. Williams, Mrs. Mansfield, Mrs. Mullen, Miss Mary Stewart, Miss May Williams, Father Kelly, O. F. Boyle, and Charles Fuller.
Cowley County Courant, January 5, 1882.
Participants: James Lorton, C. E. Fuller, Fred Whitney, Sam. E. Davis.
Cowley County Courant, January 19, 1882.
A charter has been filed with the Secretary of State for the Winfield Loan and Trust Company. Capital stock, $10.000. Charter members: J. C. McMullen, J. D. Leland, H. G. Fuller, A. B. Lemmon, and C. E. Fuller.
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, Beeny, 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, June 1, 1882.
We were truly sorry to be unable to attend the party at the residence of our young friend, Chas. Bahntge, Thursday evening, but those who attended enjoyed one of the most pleasant evenings spent in Winfield for some time. Mr. and Mrs. Bahntge have a large number of friends in Winfield, and those who were so royally entertained at their home Thursday evening think more of them now than ever before. The following is a list of those who were present: Misses McCoy, Jennie Hane, Amy Scothorn, Jessie Millington, Kate Millington, Margie Wallis, Lizzie Wallis,         Roberts, Florence Beeny, Josie Bard, Mrs. French, Miss Smith, W. C. Robinson, Ivan Robinson, Lou. Zenor, Lovell Webb, H. Gold­smith, C. C. Harris, Mr. and Mrs. M. L. Robinson, Mr. and Mrs. M. L. Read, Mr. and Mrs. Spotswood, Mr. and Mrs. Hackney, Mr. and Mrs. Buckman, Mr. and Mrs. Soward, Mr. and Mrs. Fuller, Mr. and Mrs. Dr. Emerson, Mr. and Mrs. Thorpe, Mr. and Mrs. Fred Hunt, Mr. and Mrs. G. W. Robinson, Mr. and Mrs. George Whitney, of Sedgwick, Mrs. Carson, of Cherryvale, Mrs. Geo. Rhodes, W. H. Smith, Chas. Fuller, Jas. Lawton, Mr. Campbell, C. H. Connell, Sam Davis, Richard Bowles, Eugene Wallis, O. M. Seward.
Winfield Courier, April 20, 1882.

On last Friday evening the residence of Mr. and Mrs. J. C. Fuller was the scene of one of the merriest as well as the “toniest” parties ever given in Winfield. Mrs. Fuller has entertained her friends several times this winter without any of the young folks being present, but this time she honored them by giving this party, which was duly appreciated. Everyone invited, with but two exceptions, was present and never were guests more hospitably entertained. The evening was spent in dancing and other amusements, while an elegant collation consisting of cakes and ice cream was served at eleven o’clock. At a late hour the guests dispersed, all thanking their kind host and hostess for the pleasant evening so happily spent. The costumes of the guests were elegant and worthy of mention. We give below a list which we hope will be satisfactory to the ladies mentioned.
The following gentlemen were in attendance. Their “costumes” were remarkable for subdued elegance and the absence of aesthetic adornment.
Messrs. Steinberger; J. N. Harter; G. A. Rhodes; E. E. Thorpe; George, Will, and Ivan Robinson; Fred and Will Whiting; Mr. Colgate; F. C. Hunt; C. E. Fuller; C. C. Harris; W. H. Smith; Will Smith; W. J. Wilson; Jos. O’Hare; Jas. Lorton; Frank and E. P. Greer; Eugene Wallis; Saml. E. Davis; L. H. Webb; Harry and Chas. F. Bahntge; Chas. Campbell; Ezra Nixon; L. D. Zenor; E. G. Cole; C. H. Connell; Mr. Ed. M. Clark of McPherson; and W. C. Garvey of Topeka.
Winfield Courier, May 18, 1882.
A Pleasant Party. On last Thursday evening Mr. and Mrs. M. L. Robinson entertained a large company of their young friends at their elegant residence, which they have been fitting up with new paper of a very beautiful and expensive pattern. Having the carpets up in the parlors, it was considered a good time to give a party and take the opportunity to indulge in a dance. The evening was just the one for a dancing party, for although “May was advancing,” it was very cool and pleasant, and several hours were spent in that exercise, after which an excellent repast consisting of ice cream, strawberries, and cakes was served, and although quite late the dancing continued some hours, and two o’clock had struck ere the last guest had lingeringly departed. No entertainments are more enjoyed by our young folks than those given by Mr. Robinson and his estimable wife. We append a list of those persons on this occasion: Misses Jackson, Roberts, Josie Bard, Jessie Meech, Florence Beeny, Jennie Hane, Kate Millington, Jessie Millington, Scothorn, Margie Wallis, Lizzie Wallis, Curry, Klingman, McCoy, Berkey; Mr. and Mrs. George Rhodes, Mr. and Mrs. Jo Harter, Mrs. and Dr. Emerson, Mr. and Mrs. Charles Bahntge, Mr. and Mrs. George Robinson, Mr. and Mrs. Fred Hunt; Messrs. W. A. Smith, C. C. Harris, Charles Fuller, Lou Zenor, James Lorton, Lovell Webb, Sam E. Davis, Eugene Wallis, C. H. Connell, Dr. Jones, Campbell, Ivan Robinson, W. C. Robinson.
Winfield Courier, June 1, 1882.
The party given on last Thursday evening by Mr. and Mrs. C. F. Bahntge was one of the most enjoyable ever given here, and was looked forward to with pleasant anticipation for some time previous, for it is a well known society fact that Mrs. Bahntge’s charming little house with its merry occupants insure a lively time to their fortunate guests, and last Thursday evening was no exception to the rule. The evening was spent in dancing and other amusements, while a refreshing repast was served at a seasonable hour which was fully appreciated, and at a late hour the company dispersed, with hearty thanks to their kind host and hostess for the very pleasant evening spent.
Gentlemen present: Messrs. W. C. and Ivan Robinson, L. D. Zenor, L. H. Webb, Henry Goldsmith, C. C. Harris, W. H. Smith, C. E. Fuller, Jas. Lorton, C. Campbell, C. H. Connell, S. E. Davis, R. M. Bowles, Eugene Wallis, and O. M. Seward.

Winfield Courier, July 6, 1882.
Charley Fuller sold last week two steam-ship tickets from New York to Liverpool, by the Anchor line, to Rev. J. Cairns and wife. They will sail July 15th on the steamer Bolivia.
Winfield Courier, July 20, 1882.
Hon. Jas. McDermott, Winfield, Kansas.
DEAR SIR: We the undersigned citizens of Cowley County, Kansas, anxious that an able and faithful man represent us in the coming legislature, and ever mindful of the important legislation that will come before that body, unite in requesting you to become a candidate for the office of Representative from this district, July 11th, 1882.
Hackney, W. P.; Gridley, A.; Bethel, Jas.; Millington, D. A.; Greer, Ed. P.; Finch, Frank W.; Siverd, H. H.; Pryor, J. D.; Wilson, W. J.; Hunt, J. S.; Bryan, T. R.; Curns, J. W.; Harris,  T. J.; Arrowsmith, J. W.; Hendricks, A. D.; Soward, T. H.; Story, R. C.; Reynolds, E. M.; Buckman, G. H.; Haight, N. A.; Cook, S. A.; Webb, L. H.; Fuller, C. E.; Hudson, W.; Wood, B. F.; Kelly, James; Short, J. P.; Platter, Jas. E.; Gridley, A., Jr.; Asp, Henry E.; Trimble, E. T.; Roberts, W. D.; Moore, Wm. H.; Hackney, J. F.; Waite, R. B.: McMullen, J. C.; Lee, W. A.; Holloway, S. S.; and others.
WINFIELD, KANSAS, July 17, 1882.
Hon. W. P. Hackney, T. H. Soward, D. A. Millington, and others:
GENTLEMEN: I have received your very flattering call to become a candidate for the legislature in this district, and after due consideration, have concluded to consent to the use of my name in that connection. At first I did not regard the proposition favorably, owing to  business interests which I thought might suffer thereby but upon the representations of friends that I might be able to assist to some extent in making the temperance laws more effective; in guarding the interests of Cowley County in the Congressional apportionment; and in securing any other advantages that may be desired for the county and which may be attainable; I have overcome my reluctance and hereby authorize my friends to use my name as a candidate before the Republican District Convention—and if nominated and elected I will hold myself bound to consider the interests of the people of Cowley County as of paramount importance to all other interests, and will give my best efforts to maintain and protect them. Respectfully yours, JAMES McDERMOTT.
Winfield Courier, January 4, 1883.
Mr. M. Gessler purchased of C. E. Fuller, agent for the German Lloyd line of steamship line in this city, a ticket for his sister, who will shortly come over from Germany.
Winfield Courier, January 4, 1883.

The Masquerade. The Young Men’s Social Club made a great success of their Masquerade Ball given on the 28th. There was a large attendance and the maskers were better disguised than usual. Those who created the most curiosity as to their identity were Miss Sadie French, the “Little Girl;” Miss Anna Scothorn, “The Lady Guerilla;” Mr. Frank Barclay, the “Carpet Bagger.” We were not enabled to get a list of the maskers and will not attempt to give them. The success of the party was due to the management of the floor by Prof. Mahler and the untiring energy of Mr. Chas. Bahntge, Mr. Lovell Webb and Mr. Chas. Fuller, in making the arrangements for it. In appreciation of Prof. Mahler’s kindness, since he charged nothing for his services, the young gentlemen presented him with $25.00, which was highly appreciated. The dancing class are loud in their praises of Prof. Mahler.
Winfield Courier, January 18, 1883.
Charlie Fuller took in the Saratoga of the West again Sunday. The health-invigorating atmosphere, water, or something else, at Geuda Springs seems to have a decided effect on Charlie.
Winfield, Courier, April 19, 1883.
Program of the Kansas Press Association at Winfield, May 9th and 10th.
Entertainment Committee: J. P. Short, C. E. Fuller, S. L. Gilbert, R. C. Story, W. C. Robinson.
Winfield Courier, April 19, 1883.
Encourage the Boys. Yesterday morning Mr. Geo. W. Miller, capitalist and prominent stock dealer, came into the Winfield Bank and made a present of a five dollar gold piece each to James Lorton, C. E. Fuller, and E. J. McMullen, employees, in testimonial of their uniform courtesy, gentlemanly deportment, and correct, neat, and prompt manner of keeping accounts and paying checks.
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.
Charles E. Smith gave $1.00.
Winfield Courier, August 16, 1883.
Joe. O’Hare is now a “retired” banker. Charlie Fuller came in Saturday evening and relieved him.
Winfield Courier, August 16, 1883.
Charlie Fuller returned from his eastern trip Saturday and on Monday was again at his post manipulating gold and greenbacks at the paying teller’s window in the Winfield Bank.
Winfield Courier, August 30, 1883.
Wanted. A horse. Must be young, sound, and free from tricks. No plugs. C. E. FULLER.
Winfield Courier, September 20, 1883.
Charlie Fuller enjoyed the health-invigorating atmosphere of Geuda Springs again Sunday. From the number of visits Charlie has made of late to these far-famed waters, he ought to outrival Barnum’s fat man. We are afraid there is an attraction for him in a certain fair inhabitant of that place.
Winfield Courier, October 4, 1883.
Largest Wheat Yield. The following is the affidavit of Mr. T. B. Ware, of Vernon Township, in competition for the $5.00 premium offered by A. T. Spotswood for the largest yield of wheat per acre.
WINFIELD, September 22, 1883.

We hereby certify to the following statement of wheat raised by T. B. Ware and G. F. Ware, in Cowley County, Kansas, in the year 1883, being the actual weight of the wheat and measurement of land. Amount of land, 9½ acres; amount of bushels of wheat, machine measure, 429 bushels; actual weight in bushels, 465 bushels; average yield per acre, 49-82/100 bushels. Measurer, G. T. Stone; thresher, M. A. Clark. T. B. WARE.
Subscribed and sworn to before me, this 26th day of September, A. D. 1883.
C. E. FULLER, Notary Public.
Winfield Courier, January 17, 1884.
The Masquerade. The members of the Pleasant Hour Club have made the winter thus far very pleasant in a social way. Their hops have been well attended, and the utmost good feeling and harmony has prevailed. Their masquerade ball last Thursday evening was the happiest hit of the season. The floor was crowded with maskers and the raised platforms filled with spectators. At nine o’clock the “grand march” was called, and the mixture of grotesque, historical, mythological, and fairy figures was most attractive and amusing. Then, when the quadrilles were called, the effect of the clown dancing with a grave and sedate nun, and Romeo swinging a pop-corn girl, was, as one of the ladies expressed it, “just too cute.”
Charley Fuller: Romeo.
Winfield Courier, January 17, 1884.
The gentleman who picked up the kid mittens Monday noon in front of the post office will oblige C. E. Fuller by returning it to him at the Winfield Bank.
Winfield Courier, January 17, 1884.
The stockholders’ meeting of the Building & Loan Association was held Monday evening. Nearly four hundred shares of the different series were represented. Messrs. I. W. Randall, J. W. Connor, C. E. Fuller, and J. P. Short were elected as directors. The reports of the secretary exhibited a most prosperous condition of the affairs of the Association. It is another of our public institutions which is doing a grand work for the community, in furnishing a safe, sure, and profitable investment for mechanics, laboring men, and persons of small means. It enables them to build homes for themselves and pay therefor in monthly installments. Many stockholders have secured a plot of ground, borrowed money from the Association to put up a home, and are paying in the way of assessments on their stock and interest on the loan, no more than they formerly paid for rent. In a few years they will have a home, all paid for, and hardly know how they got it. Too much cannot be said in praise of this institution and the work it is doing.
Winfield Courier, January 31, 1884.
The Winfield Bank directors have elected for the ensuing year, J. C. McMullen, president; J. C. Fuller, cashier; Charles E. Fuller, assistant cashier; W. J. Wilson, secretary; James Lorton, bookkeeper; Ed. McMullen, teller.
Winfield Courier, February 21, 1884.
Publication Notice.

TO ALL WHOM IT MAY CONCERN. Notice is hereby given that the undersigned, Francis Barclay, C. E. Fuller, F., W. McClelland, and Willard J. Wilson, will present a petition to the Board of County Commissioners of Cowley County, State of Kansas, at the next regular meeting of said Board, to be begun and held at the Courthouse in said county, on the first Monday of April, 1884, praying the vacation of the alley running through block two hundred and fifty (250) in the city of Winfield, in said county and State, being in Fuller’s Addition.
Winfield Courier, February 28, 1884.
The Courier Surmises
That Charlie Fuller has lost something from his upper lip.
Winfield Courier, April 10, 1884.
Charley Fuller and Ed McMullen, of the Winfield Bank, took a trip over to Harper Saturday, returning Monday morning. They report an unusual briskness all along the line.
Winfield Courier, July 17, 1884.
Chas. E. Fuller left Sunday for a two weeks’ vacation around the northern lakes and in the East. During his absence Ed. McMullen will manipulate the sheckle department of the Winfield Bank.
Winfield Courier, July 31, 1884.
Chas. E. Fuller returned Tuesday from a three weeks’ pleasure trip through the East. The dark hint that Charley had matrimony in his eye is banished.
Winfield Courier, August 21, 1884.
Charles Fuller lost his new umbrella, Monday. The finder will receive thanks by leaving the same at the Winfield Bank.
Winfield Courier, August 28, 1884.
Messrs. James Lorton and Charlie Fuller have been “keeping house” at J. C. Fuller’s residence since the family left for their summer’s jaunt in the mountains. Friday evening they kept “open house” to a few lady and gentleman friends, upon which occasion the festive watermelon, fricasseed with ice cream and other seasonable dainties were freely dispensed. The informality of the occasion rendered it most pleasant.
After H. B. Schuler took over and was president...
Winfield Courier, September 18, 1884.
CAPITAL: $50,000.00
SURPLUS: $18,000.00.
Oldest Bank in the County. Established 1871. [Skipped Correspondents.]
Winfield Courier, Thursday, January 1, 1885.
                                                         WINFIELD BANK
CAPITAL .....  $50,000.00
SURPLUS ....  $18,000.00
American Exchange National Bank, N. Y.
Bank of Kansas City, Kansas City, Mo.
Union National Bank, Chicago, Ill.
Armour Bros. Bank, Kansas City, Mo.

Bank of Commerce, St. Louis.
Citizens National Bank, Kansas City.
                                  COLLECTIONS PROMPTLY ATTENDED TO.
                                    Oldest Bank in the County. Established 1871.
Winfield Courier, Thursday, January 1, 1885.
The Winfield Bank. Prominent among the substantial and prosperous institutions of our city is the Winfield Bank. Its capital stock is fifty thousand dollars; with a large surplus, and its officers are: H. B. Schuler, president; J. C. Fuller, cashier; C. E. Fuller, assistant cashier. Mr. Schuler came to our city with his family in July last and brought a capital of two hundred thousand dollars. He has been in the banking business for the last thirteen years and is thoroughly conversant with its every detail. He is a man of high intelligence, honor, and business ability and is proving a valuable accession to our city and county. Mr. J. C. Fuller’s superior qualifications are too well known to need comment, while Mr. C. E. Fuller, through his long association with our people as assistant cashier of this bank, has gained deserved popularity. The Winfield Bank is doing a flourishing business and is one of the best institutions of the State.
Winfield Courier, Thursday, January 15, 1885.
Winfield Building and Loan Association.
The annual meeting of the stockholders of this association was held on Monday evening with a fair attendance. The reports of the secretary and treasurer were read, exhibiting in detail its affairs. From these reports it appears that there has been loaned by the association on bond and mortgages $11,750, secured by first lien on productive real estate in each case of more than double the amount of the loan. The association has three series running and aggregating about 450 shares, and opened a fourth series on the first of January, upon which nearly a hundred shares have already been subscribed. It was shown that the profit on the first series for three years, since it was first taken, amounted to $26.50 on the investment of $36.00, and on the second series, upon an investment of $24.00, $6.50 for two years, and on the third series, an investment of $12.00 for the past year, a profit of $1.75. The stock is paid in monthly installments at $1.00 per share. The institution is growing finely and is a befit to Winfield in building houses and in furnishing a safe and profitable way of investing monthly savings. The new board of directors consists of W. C. Robinson, A. B. Snow, C. F. Bahntge, J. F. McMullen, C. E. Fuller, J. P. Short, J. S. Mann, J. W. Connor, and A. T. Spotswood.
The Board met on Tuesday evening and elected their officers for the coming year: President, J. S. Mann; Vice President, J. W. Connor; Treasurer, Henry Goldsmith; Secretary, J. F. McMullen. Subscriptions to the fourth series may be made at the secretary’s office on 9th Avenue.
Mr. and Mrs. C. E. Fuller???...
Winfield Courier, Thursday, January 29, 1885.

The beautiful, commodious home of Mr. and Mrs. J. C. Fuller was the scene of a most pleasant gathering of our young society people on last Thursday evening, the occasion being in honor of Miss Mattie Harrison, a highly accomplished young lady of Hannibal, Mo., who is visiting here. The pleasing entertainment of Mr. and Mrs. Fuller, gracefully assisted by Miss Harrison and other members of the family, banished all restraint and made genuine enjoyment reign supreme. Miss Harrison made a beautiful appearance in a lovely evening costume of white Nuns-veiling, entrain, and a number of elegant toilets were worn by the ladies. Those present were Mayor and Mrs. Emerson, Mr. and Mrs. W. L. Webb, Mr. and Mrs. E. G. Cole, and Mr. and Mrs. C. E. Fuller; Mrs. W. J. Wilson and Mrs. J. Ex. Saint; Misses Jessie Millington, Anna Hunt, Nellie Cole, Emma Strong, Jennie Lowry, Hattie Stolp, Mamie Baird, Lena Walrath, Mattie Kinne, Alice Dickie, Maggie Taylor, Sarah Kelly, and Alice Aldrich; Messrs. Ezra Nixon, T. J. Eaton, M. J. O’Meara, M. H. Ewart, Ed. J. McMullen, B. W. Matlack, F. F. Leland, Everett and George Schuler, Lacey Tomlin, James Lorton, Lewis Brown, W. H. Smith, D. E. Kibby, and Frank H. Greer. At the proper hour a splendid repast was spread and received due attention from the joyous crowd. The “light fantastic” keep time to excellent music and the hours flew swiftly by until the happy guests bid adieu to their royal entertainers, feeling delighted with the few hours spent in their pleasant home.
J. B. Lynn, Vice President...
Winfield Courier, Thursday, March 12, 1885.
  H. B. SCHULER, PREST.                                                     J. B. LYNN, VICE PREST.
                                              C. E. FULLER, ASSIS’T CASH.
                                                        WINFIELD BANK
                                                      CAPITAL $50,000.00
                                               RESERVE FUND $50,000.00
                                  COLLECTIONS PROMPTLY ATTENDED TO.
Oldest Bank in the County.                                                           Established 1871.
Mr. and Mrs. C. E. Fuller...
Winfield Courier, Thursday, April 23, 1885.

Our fat man, accompanied by his better half, and Mr. and Mrs. C. E. Fuller, took in Arkansas City, the boomers, Uncle Sam’s dusty visaged soldiers, and the Chilocco Indian school last Sunday. Although the day was wet, the clouds threatening rain every minute, what we saw was well worth the trip. We were surprised to find how well the wheat fields looked. Along the route but two or three fields were seen that indicated a light yield. The “boomers” are camped one-half mile west from Arkansas City. On account of the rain but a few were seen. Straggling boomer wagons were seen here and there approaching camp. Everything seems to be “by guess and by God.” Tarrying but a few minutes, we struck out for Uncle Sam’s camp. Passing the State line, we passed two guards, who, viewing our size and our wise determined look, were only too glad to let us pass. Soon we came to herds of horses grazing upon the tender grass. These horses even seem to partake of the regular army order. They were of uniform size and excellent animals. The sight of these war steeds excited our better halves, who kept constantly punching us in the ribs and reminding us to hurry up or the daily drill would be over before we could get there. Taking our feet from out one of the numerous baskets at and around our No. 10's, we soon devoured the 16th sandwich, and felt better. Driving up to headquarters (the sutler’s tent) we gave the military salute and went on to see Gen. Hatch. We found the General to be an old companion of ours in by gone days. Finally we asked the General how soon the battle would commence, as we wished to unhitch our steeds and turn the buggy upside down, so as to prevent anything from getting away. We were politely informed that Saturdays and Sundays were days of meditation and prayer. In the early morning and late in the evening of any other day of the week, the regular exercise of drilling was gone through with. No persuasion could get the warriors out on this day, and we turned our way homeward. We found the soldiers very polite, officers and all. Upon our way back, we stopped at the Chilocco Indian school, expecting to see something new at least. After much persuasion, the parties in charge concluded to show us some little of the building. The Government has 10,000 acres here, some 8o acres under cultivation. The children were out strolling around, and we saw but a few, but the ones we saw had a very neat and intelligent appearance. This farm is stocked with some good Cherokee cows. The grounds around the building are kept very neat and everything had the Government stamp upon its features. The building is a three story of stone. At the present time there are three teachers and about 200 Indians in attendance. The school rooms have a very neat and attractive appearance. Paintings adorn the walls. A new frame building is now being erected for the purpose of a boot and shoe shop; Indians to be the workmen. Staying here but a few minutes we turned our heads homeward, reaching Winfield about 7:30 p.m., tired but not hungry, wiser by what we had missed seeing. We would advise all sight seers not to go down there on Sunday, unless they are very dry.
Winfield Courier, Thursday, May 14, 1885.
The following are the real estate transfers filed in the office of Register of Deeds yesterday.
Chas. E. Fuller and wife to Wm. L. Krebs, lot 4 and 3 1-35-3 e: $85.00.
Winfield Courier, Thursday, May 21, 1885.
Chas. E. Fuller and E. A. Henthorn went Wichitaward this afternoon, on “biz.” We sincerely hope the Wichita folks will not take advantage of innocence abroad.
Winfield Courier, Thursday, June 18, 1885.
Mrs. Chas. E. Fuller returned Saturday from her Joplin, Mo., visit, and Charley is happy.
Winfield Courier, Thursday, June 18, 1885.
The following are the real estate transfers filed in the office of Register of Deeds yesterday.
C E Fuller to Hattie B Fuller, lots 45 and 46, blk 250, Winfield: $1,500.
Charles E. Fuller replaced by Everett T. Schuler as Cashier at Bank...
Winfield Courier, Thursday, July 2, 1885.
Chas. E. Fuller has retired from the Winfield National Bank, to engage in other business for himself. Charlie’s many years’ service as cashier of this bank have won for him the esteem and confidence of all. Clear, careful, energetic, and honorable in business, genial and accommodating in manner, his daily transactions with the public have always been agreeable and satisfactory. He has the essentials to success in any vocation. He will soon launch his business shingle in the loan, investment, and insurance business in this city. Everett T. Schuler takes the cashier’s desk in the Winfield National. He is capable and agreeable and will be very acceptable to the patrons of that bank.
Winfield Courier, Thursday, August 6, 1885.
Money to loan by C. E. Fuller, 9th avenue, with H. G. Fuller & Co.
Winfield Courier, Thursday, September 17, 1885.

The following are the real estate transfers filed in the office of Register of Deeds since our last issue.
Joseph A Garner to H. G. & C. E. Fuller, e hf nw qr & w hf ne qr, 22-30-4e: $2,500.
Winfield Courier, Thursday, September 17, 1885.
AN UNIQUE OFFICE. H. G. Fuller & Co.’s Enterprise and Taste.
In the First Rank for Real Estate and Loans.
The Real Estate office of H. G. Fuller & Co., on North Main, sparkles all over with enterprise and vim. It is without doubt the neatest office in the city. Artistic signs and paint on the exterior, with a neat canvas awning, make the office a prominent attraction, while pretty wall paper, neat curtains, and delicate paint adorn the interior beautifully. The interior has every convenience. The window contains some of Cowley’s mammoth productions—a pumpkin weighing 125 pounds, watermelons weighing 60 to 75 pounds, and other wonders. There is money in enterprise. No one could step into this office without readily perceiving that this firm is a rustling one—one always to the front. And this new location is proving a drawing card, and H. G. Fuller & Co.’s business is daily increasing. Messrs. H. G. Fuller and W. L. Mullen are on the go showing land buyers around while Chas. E. Fuller is always busy in the office. An unique feature of this office is a changeable bulletin of lands for sale, houses to rent, etc., on the front of the building. H. G. Fuller & Co. stand in the front rank of our real estate and loan firms, and will always hold an enviable position. Their agreeable courtesy in showing strangers around, and their large list of lands to select from are appreciated, and seldom fail to catch the land seeker.
Winfield Courier, Thursday, October 15, 1885.
ANOTHER CITY ADDITION. And still the Queen City continues to spread! The latest addition is the B. B. Vandeventer tract, just north of the city, which has been purchased by H. G. Fuller, C. E. Fuller, C. C. Black, and J. B. Lynn, and will be platted at once. It is a very pretty body of land. It lies just to the left of the section line joining north Main, takes in nearly all of Island Park and all that land lying in the bend of Timber creek north of the S. K. track. The tract contains one hundred and forty acres and was bought for seventy-five dollars per acre: $10,500.
Winfield Courier, Thursday, October 15, 1885.
H. G. FULLER, Seven years in the Loan Business.
W. L. MULLEN, The Land Man with
C. E. FULLER. Formerly Assistant Cashier Winfield Bank.
                                                     H. G. FULLER & CO.,
                                     Real Estate, Loan, and Insurance Agents,
                                                     WINFIELD, KANSAS.
Loans negotiated on improved farms on as good terms as any agents can make in this county. Will sell you a farm on short notice.
Winfield Courier, Thursday, October 22, 1885.
Charlie Fuller has let the contract for the erection of an elegant residence on east Tenth avenue adjoining and just west of E. P. Greer’s.
Winfield Courier, Thursday, November 5, 1885.

The following are the real estate transfers filed in the office of Register of Deeds since our last issue.
Barnett B Vandeventer et ux to J B Lynn, C C Black, H G Fuller and C E Fuller, 147 acres in sw qr 21-31-4e: $11,032.
Winfield Courier, Thursday, November 19, 1885.
Messrs. Warner & McIntire, the contractors, have under contract sixteen residence and business buildings—over sixteen thousand dollars worth in carpentry, planing, and scroll work. Their planing mill is turning out the frame and fancy work for Eaton’s buildings, the business blocks of Short, Wallis, and Curns & Manser; the Imbecile Asylum and College buildings; Charley Fuller’s residence, and numerous others, with more to follow. Their mill is full of work, clear to the brim.
Winfield Courier, Thursday, November 26, 1885.
The following are the real estate transfers filed in the office of Register of Deeds since our last issue.
H G Fuller et ux to C E Fuller, e hf lot 10 and lot 11, blk 289, Courier Place, Winfield: $750.
Winfield Courier, Thursday, January 7, 1886.
Chas. E. Fuller’s new home, on east Tenth, is almost completed and is a beauty. Its architecture is of the latest, everything complete for a cozy home. It will be ready for occupancy in a couple of weeks.
Winfield Courier, Thursday, February 18, 1886.
The Island Park Place will be re-platted and put on the market to catch the spring boom. This tract contains about 140 acres, lying across the S. K. railroad and running down to Timber creek. It is owned by J. B. Lynn, president of the company; W. L. Mullen, vice-president; C. E. Fuller, secretary; H. G. Fuller, treasurer; and C. C. Black, one of the board. 1886 will fill it largely with residences.
Winfield Courier, Thursday, February 25, 1886.
Mrs. Halyard and son, mother, and brother of Mrs. C. E. Fuller, have returned from Clark County, where they have been visiting since last fall. Her son is in very poor health, and she came home to put him under Dr. Park’s care. Mrs. Halyard will return this week to prove up her claim, when she will return and remain here.
Winfield Courier, Thursday, March 11, 1886.
Mr. and Mrs. Chas E. Fuller are getting straightened around in their elegant new home on east Tenth. It is neat and novel in design and among the city’s pleasantest homes.
Winfield Courier, Thursday, March 11, 1886.
Judge W. B. Halyard, father of Mrs. Chas. E. Fuller, is here from Joplin, Missouri, for a visit. He is a prominent citizen and hardware merchant of Joplin, and one of Leavenworth’s earliest businessmen. Though an old Kansas, this is his first visit to this section, and of course he is highly surprised and pleased.
Winfield Courier, Thursday, March 18, 1886.

Mr. Cal. King, cashier of the First National Bank of Mason City, Illinois, is here for a visit to his old friend, Chas. E. Fuller. Mr. King is among the live, progressive young men of the east who look to a casting of their lot in the bustling west. He is delighted with the enterprise, push, and possibilities visible on every hand in Winfield. Such a city way out here in the “wild west” is a revelation to him and has given him a bad dose of the western fever.
Winfield Courier, Thursday, April 1, 1886.
Mrs. Halyard, Mrs. C. E. Fuller’s mother, is back from the west and will probably remain.


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