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                     [ALSO INCLUDED: MAJ. AND MRS. A. H. THOMPSON.]

                                                  MAJ. A. H. THOMPSON.
Winfield Courier, April 25, 1878.
Maj. A. H. Thompson, member of the Powell exploring expedition, was in this city last week, direct from the canyons of the Colorado. He was looking for a location to go into the sheep business when he gets through with his government scientific surveys. He likes this county better than any other he has seen and will probably locate here.
                                                   MAJOR J. W. POWELL.
Winfield Courier, October 19, 1882.
Major J. W. Powell, of the U. S. Survey and topographical engineers, made us a call on Saturday. He is the officer who explored the great Colorado Canon and is the most energetic, capable, and scientific officer of the government surveys. His description of his work and geological researches are among the best in the government records, and are read by scientists with great interest. He came to Winfield to purchase a house and lots for his sister, Mrs. Eliza D. Garlick, for a residence and a Kindergarten school. As soon as she can arrange matters, she will become a permanent resident here and will introduce the kind of school for children so famous as the best, most pleasing, and effective. Winfield will receive her with cordial enthusiasm.
Winfield Courier, October 26, 1882.
The excavation for the basement of the new Kindergarten is being made, and the building will be pushed forward to completion as rapidly as possible. Maj. Powell, of the U. S. Army, is building it for the use of his sister, Mrs. Garlick, who will open the kindergarten school as soon as it is finished. A kindergarten is one of the finest institutions of modern times and will be hailed with joy by the children who are so fortunate as to be able to attend.
                    MRS. C. A. GARLICK, KNOWN AS MRS. E. D. GARLICK.
Arkansas City Traveler, November 1, 1882.
Winfield will shortly have a Kindergarten school presided over by Mrs. Garlick. This will be a great boon to both parents and children.
Winfield Courier, March 15, 1883.
Mrs. Garlick will be ready to receive pupils to the kindergarten on Monday the 19th inst. Children taken from three to ten years of age.
Winfield Courier, August 2, 1883.
Misses Lena Bartlett and Mamie Garlick were elected by the school board to fill the vacancies in the list of city teachers for this winter caused by the resignation of Mrs. Caton and Miss Mattie Gibson. Miss Garlick has been teaching in the city schools of Augusta for some time past.
Winfield Courier, August 9, 1883.

The Kindergarten school which has been conducted by Mrs. Garlick for some time past, closed last Friday. The term has been a very successful one and the school will open up next month with fresh interest. The writer spent two hours very pleasantly with the little folks Friday, and as we sat in the cool, airy schoolroom watching them, we thought it would be a blessing if all Winfield children could be thus employed this warm weather instead of running upon the streets or playing out in the hot sun. One grand object of the Kindergarten system is to give the children valuable and lasting information when they really do not realize that they are studying.
Winfield Courier, August 16, 1883.
The Good Templars held their regular semi-monthly social on Tuesday evening at the home of Rev. and Mrs. J. Cairns. An excellent literary program and general social intercourse, together with the pleasant hospitality of Mr. and Mrs. Cairns and family, made the occasion very enjoyable. The next social will be given at the residence of Mrs. E. D. Garlick.
Winfield Courier, August 23, 1883.
On last Thursday Mrs. E. D. Garlick, Mrs. John Lowry, and Mrs. S. W. Greer went down to Arkansas City as delegates for the State W. C. T. U., to organize a Union at that place. The organization was satisfactorily made. They speak very highly of the pleasant reception and hospitable entertainment tendered them.
Winfield Courier, August 23, 1883.
                                               A Rousing Temperance Meeting.
No better proof is needed of the fact that the people of Winfield have no idea of “going back on Prohibition,” than was given in the immense throng that gathered, and the enthusiasm manifested, at the union temperance meeting in the M. E. Church on last Sunday evening. Services at the other churches were dispensed with to give all an opportunity to attend this meeting. It was conducted by the W. C. T. U. of this city. Beautiful and appropriate music was furnished by a choir composed of Mrs. Shenneman, Mrs. Albro, Mr. Buckman, and Mr. Snow, with Prof. Stimson at the instrument. After scriptural reading, and an opening prayer by Mrs. Lowry, Rev. P. F. Jones took the stand and delivered one of the best short temperance addresses we ever heard from a Winfield pulpit He spoke at first of the immoral and degrading influences of the drink habit, and finally warmed to the subject of the apparent disregard by a certain class in our city of the Prohibitory law, branding such lawlessness as a damning disgrace to an intelligent community. He admonished the people to do their duty regarding this matter, to give no countenance to the liquor traffic in any way whatever, and to see that the officers did their sworn duty in punishing the law-breakers. He was followed by Mrs. Garlick, who read in a pleasing manner extracts from a lecture by Rev. Dr. Noble, of Chicago, proving total abstinence as the only biblical doctrine.
Winfield Courier, August 30, 1883.
Mrs. Garlick’s Kindergarten school commences again Sept. 3rd.
Winfield Courier, August 30, 1883.

Mrs. Garlick will open her Kindergarten school again on Monday, September 3rd, with prices of tuition the same as formerly. She has discovered a superb modeling clay in this vicinity and will commence teaching modeling in clay, which will be a new and very interesting feature. It is very gratifying to note the pleasure and enthusiasm of the little pupils of this school, to see their happy faces and bright smiles. The school is our best institution, very valuable to the pupils, and deserves encouragement.
Winfield Courier, August 30, 1883.
The Good Templars held another of their pleasant socials Tuesday evening, this time at the home of Mrs. E. D. Garlick. Under the royal entertainment of Mrs. Garlick and her interesting daughters, Misses Mamie and Ella, the company spent the evening very enjoyably.
Winfield Courier, September 6, 1883.
Go to the Baptist Church on Thursday night and learn something that will astonish you in Kindergarten modes of instruction. Mrs. Garlick is a master hand at this kind of instruction.
Winfield Courier, September 6, 1883.
A musical concert will be given at the Baptist Church this Thursday evening under the management of Prof. Farringer, who has engaged the best talent to be had to assist him. It will be interspersed with exercises by the children of the Kindergarten school, conducted by Mrs. Garlick, who will also explain the Kindergarten mode of instruction. The proceeds to go toward purchasing a bell for the church. Doors open at 7-1/2 o’clock; exercises to commence at 8 sharp. Admission: adults, 25 cents; children under 11, 10 cents. This is the concert of the season. Don’t fail to be present and aid a worthy cause.
Winfield Courier, September 13, 1883.
The Benefit Concert given on last Thursday evening by Prof. Farringer and Mrs. Garlick for the benefit of the Baptist bell fund was one of the most pleasant we have attended lately. The program was varied and interesting—in fact, Prof. Farringer never takes hold of anything in the music line that he does not make a success. The exercises of the Kindergarten pupils were very cute, surprising the audience, producing much merriment, and showing the excellent results of Mrs. Garlick’s method of instruction. The Baptists, with their numerous entertainments, have almost reached the goal and will soon have a four hundred dollar bell. When this is added to their church, they will have a building unsurpassed in completeness by any in the state. Winfield is justly proud of her splendid church buildings.
Winfield Courier, September 13, 1883.
                                               WINFIELD KINDERGARTEN.
                                          MRS. E. D. GARLICK, Kindergartner.
All the apparatus and appliances found in a first-class Kindergarten. Terms, $3.00 per month for single pupils or $5.00 where there are two pupils from the same family.
Winfield Courier, September 20, 1883.
                                                           Our City Schools.
The public schools of this city opened for the fall and winter term on Monday last, with good attendance. Under the principalship of Prof. A. Gridley, with Miss Caro Meach in charge of the high school and the following excellent corps of teachers in the other departments, our schools start off very auspiciously and promise good results for this year.

East Ward: Second grammar room, Mis L. C. Barnes; first grammar, Miss Lois Williams; second intermediate, Miss Alice Dickie; first intermediate, Miss Mattie Berry; second primary, Miss Lena Bartlett; first primary, Miss Mamie Garlick.
West Ward: Second intermediate, Miss Allie Klingman; first intermediate, Miss A. Aldrich; second primary, Miss Elma Crippen; first primary, Miss M. E. Hamill.
The teachers are all experienced, are going to work zealously, and will do their part toward making the schools a success.
The parents should also do all they can to promote the best interests of the schools.
A word of commendation and encouragement is easily spoken and will always be of benefit to the teachers and pupils. Visit the schools, see how they are managed, and show that you take an interest in the proper education of your children. It will be appreciated by the instructors, and you will then be better able to understand any complaints that the children may make.
Winfield Courier, October 4, 1883.
Mrs. Clara T. Beach, Grand Secretary; Miss Lena Walrath, Grand Vice Templar; and Mrs. E. D. Garlick and David C. Beach, delegates, left Monday for Topeka to attend the annual session of the Grand Lodge of Good Templars of Kansas, which convened in that city on Tuesday last.
Winfield Courier, October 4, 1883.
                                                     CLASS L. FINE ARTS.
Best collection of oil paintings, Mrs. G. W. Miller, city, 1st premium; Mrs. Garlick, city, 2nd.
Painting on silk or wool, Mrs. C. C. Black, city, 1st premium; Mrs. Garlick, city, 2nd.
Collection of Kindergarten work, Mrs. Garlick, city, 1st premium.
Winfield Courier, November 8, 1883.
                                                       Teachers’ Association.
The Central Division of the Cowley County Teachers’ Association will meet November 17th, 1883, at the High School building, Winfield. Following is the program.
                                             SATURDAY—9 O’CLOCK A.M.
1. Course of study: S. I. Herriott.
2. Adaptation of Methods: Miss Laura Elliott.
3. Libraries: S. W. Norton.
4. How to Teach Notation and Numeration: Jas. Hutchinson.
5. Methods for Primary Reading: Miss Mamie Garlick.
6. Franklin and Hamilton: F. P. Vaughan.
7. Needs of our School System: General Discussion.
8. Amusements for Teacher and Pupils: H. G. Norton.
                                    SATURDAY EVENING—9 O’CLOCK P.M.
1. Select Reading: Miss Mary Hamill.
2. Essay: Miss Anna Barnes.
3. Declamation: W. P. Beaumont.

An Address by President Taylor of the State Normal School.
Winfield Courier, November 22, 1883.
Mrs. E. D. Garlick started yesterday afternoon for Chicago, being suddenly called away by the death of her father-in-law. She will be absent about two weeks, but the Kindergarten school will not be interrupted. It will continue under the charge of Miss Garlick.
Winfield Courier, December 13, 1883.
Mrs. E. D. Garlick returned last week from Chicago, where she was called suddenly some four weeks ago by the dangerous, though not fatal, illness of her father-in-law.
Winfield Courier, December 27, 1883.
The regular by-weekly social of the Good Templars was held on Tuesday evening at the home of Mrs. E. D. Garlick. A large number were in attendance, and under the royal entertainment of Mrs. Garlick and her daughters, Misses Mamie and Ella, all spent the evening most enjoyably. The next social will be at the residence of Rev. and Mrs. J. Cairns.
Winfield Courier, January 10, 1884.
Mr. C. A. Garlick returned last week from an eight months expedition with the U. S. geological and topographical surveying company in New Mexico and Arizona.
Winfield Courier, February 7, 1884.
The Good Templars installed their officers for the term commencing with February, on last Friday evening, as follows.
W. C. T., H. H. Siverd.
W. V. P., Mrs. E. D. Garlick.
W. F. S., H. G. Norton.
W. R. S., Miss Mamie Garlick.
W. T., Mrs. N. J. Lundy.
W. C., Mrs. Emma Smith.
W. M., W. J. McClellan.
W. I. G., Miss Fannie Saunders.
W. O. G., F. V. Rowland.
W. A. S., C. A. Garlick.
W. R. S., Mrs. S. J. Hepler.
W. L. S., Mrs. L. Schaffhausen.
W. D. M., Miss Ella Garlick.
Organist, Miss Lucy Cairns.
P. W. C. T., Frank H. Greer.
Winfield Courier, February 14, 1884.
The Good Templar semi-monthly social meets on Tuesday evening next with Mr. and Mrs. C. A. Garlick.
Winfield Courier, February 21, 1884.
Mr. and Mrs. C. A. Garlick entertained the Good Templars Tuesday night. It was the regular bi-weekly social and was very enjoyable; it could not be otherwise with this pleasant family.
Winfield Courier, February 28, 1884.

Mrs. E. D. Garlick, Deputy Grand Worthy Chief Templar, assisted by a number from the Good Templars Lodge of Winfield, instituted a strong Lodge at Cambridge last Saturday night. Cambridge has a good many enthusiastic temperance workers who will give such an institution a firm footing.
Winfield Courier, March 6, 1884.
Mrs. Garlick with her Kindergarten class, assisted by others, will give an entertainment at the Opera House, Tuesday evening, March 11th. Mother Goose dramatized; singing by the little ones; and interspersed with music by the juvenile band. We hope they will have a full house.
Winfield Courier, March 13, 1884.
The Kindergarten entertainment given by Mrs. Garlick on Tuesday evening was the cutest thing that our citizens have yet enjoyed. The participants exhibited perfect training and played Mother Goose, dramatized in a way that would do credit to even grown persons. Mrs. Garlick is making a grand success of her Kindergarten school and is being well patronized.
Winfield Courier, April 3, 1884.
                                                  THE SADIE RAIGH FUND.
The subject of this sketch, poor Sadie Raigh, is only a poor, lonely hired girl without money and without friends, whom a gentleman (?) tried to ruin. Because the tormented woman valued her virtue more than life, she shot the libertine, for which crime, if crime it is, she awaits trial in the jail at Chicago.
In this case we have felt intensely interested from the first, as there are many points of interest to all womankind in the girl’s trial. That she was perfectly justifiable in shooting her traducer none can deny who have read the circumstances. If she is “condemned according to law,” it will be to encourage libertines in pursuing poor and dependent girls. When we realize what a woman with social standing, a kind husband, and multitudes of friends, with ample means at her command, must endure to receive decent and fair treatment at the hands of a court, we tremble for poor Sadie Raigh.
We have taken considerable pains to have this young woman visited, and a prominent lady of Chicago writes the following in her behalf.
“Mr. and Mrs. Upham (proprietor of the Briggs House) speak most kindly of Sadie Raigh, who was in their employ eighteen months—she being noted during that time for her quiet, modest demeanor. Mrs. Upham remarked: ‘I never had to reprimand her while she was in the house!’ High praise under the circumstances. An attempt has been made by someone to raise money for her defense. Mr. Upham subscribed $25 to the fund; but we understand that but little has come yet of this effort. . . .
“Your proposition to start a fund is a noble one. I shall attend the trial (do not yet know when it comes off) and induce others to go also.”
“Our Herald desires contributions to this fund at once. There is no time to be lost. Every dollar forwarded will be noted in these columns, and be placed in the hands of reliable ladies in Chicago, who will take a personal interest in attending to Miss Raigh’s case.
“Let every mother who would see her daughters safe, let every man and every woman who would have virtue triumph over lust, show their faith by their works and contribute to the Sadie Raigh fund.”

Any who feel sufficiently interested in the case to assist by a remittance in defending the girl will leave the same at the Kindergarten room of Mrs. E. D. Garlick.
                                  By order of the committee. Mrs. Caton, Secretary.
Winfield Courier, April 3, 1884.
                                                      Resolutions of Respect.
At a regular meeting of Winfield Lodge No. 20 I. O. G. T. held on Friday evening, March 28th, the following resolutions were unanimously adopted.
WHEREAS, It has pleased our Heavenly Father, in his Divine wisdom, to remove from our midst sister J. M. Fahnestock, therefore be it
Resolved, 1. That we tender to the bereaved family our sympathy in this their hour of affliction.
2. That in the  death of our sister the cause of temperance has lost a friend and supporter.
3. That as a mark of respect due our late sister, our charter be draped in mourning for thirty days.
4. That these resolutions be entered upon our records and that the secretary be directed to transmit a copy to the bereaved family.
                ALICE G. LIMERICK, E. D. GARLICK, H. G. NORTON. Committee.
Winfield Courier, April 3, 1884.
                                            The County Temperance Convention.
A Mass Temperance Convention, according to previous announcement, for the organization of the county for Temperance work, convened in the Baptist Church on last Friday at 11 o’clock, with a good representation from the different townships of the county. A temporary organization was effected with Rev. J. Cairns as chairman and Frank H. Greer secretary, and the following committees were appointed.
On permanent organization: Mrs. E. D. Garlick and Messrs. Capt. Stubblefield and N. J. Larkin.
On resolutions: Messrs. A. P. Johnson, D. C. Beach, and C. P. Graham.
On plan of work: Messrs. A. H. Limerick, R. O. Stearns, J. Cairns, D. C. Beach, and C. P. Graham.
The Convention then adjourned to 2 o’clock p.m.
At the afternoon session, after the opening exercises, verbal reports from various sections of the county were presented, giving very favorable showings of the status of prohibition and the increased interest which has been manifested in the Temperance work throughout the county.
The committee on permanent organization reported, recommending a continuance of temporary officers, with the addition of J. W. Millspaugh, vice president, and A. P. Johnson, treasurer, which report was adopted.
The committee on resolutions presented their report, which was discussed and adopted.
                                                 [SKIPPED RESOLUTIONS.]
After miscellaneous addresses, the convention adjourned to 8 o’clock, when a forcible lecture on the Temperance question was given by Dr. W. R. Kirkwood.

The second day’s session began at 9 o’clock Saturday morning, when assigned topics were taken up. The first subject, “The duty of the Christian in relation to Temperance Work,” was introduced by Rev. J. H. Snyder, followed by remarks from M. V. B. Bennett.
“Temperance Work in Schools,” was taken up by Prof. A. H. Limerick and was followed with remarks from Prof. Collins and others, when the following resolution presented by Mr. R. M. Tomlin was heartily adopted.
Resolved, That this Convention recommends to the school boards of Cowley County the introduction into the schools thereof, “The Boys and Girls’ Temperance Text Book,” by H. L. Reade, price 20 cents per copy, or $15 per hundred, published by J. N. Stearns, 58 Reade St., New York, and other suitable temperance literature.”
The third topic, “Woman’s Relation to the Temperance Reform,” was discussed by Rev. C. P. Graham, when an adjournment to 2 o’clock at the Opera House, was had.
On convening the fifth session, the committee on plan of work reported the following, which was adopted.
We, your committee on “Plan of Work,” after a brief conference, are of the opinion that nothing short of thorough and systematic organization can accomplish ends that are now essential to the furtherance of the Temperance movement, and in view of this, we would recommend the following plan.
1. That the county be divided into seven districts, as follows.
1st, or N. W. District: To include the townships of Maple, Rock, Richland, Ninnescah, and Fairview.
2nd, or N. E. District: To include the townships of Omnia, Harvey, Windsor, Silver Creek, and Sheridan.
3rd, or E. District: Dexter and Otter.
4th, or S. E. District: Spring Creek and Cedar.
5th, or S. W. District: Creswell, Bolton, and Silverdale.
6th, or W. District: Vernon, Walnut, Tisdale, and Liberty.
7th, or Central District: The City of Winfield.
2. That we organize this Convention in a permanent organization with a president, secretary, and treasurer, and a vice president in each district.
3. That the vice president of each district appoint one member in each township in his district to constitute district executive committee.
4. That president, secretary, and treasurer, together with vice president of each district, constitute an executive committee of county who shall have power to direct and control the work of County, and assign to each district such duties as may be necessary for the complete organization of county; the meetings of said committee to be held in the City of Winfield upon the call of the president and four members shall constitute a quorum.
The officers of the County Temperance Organization for the coming year were elected as follows.
President, Rev. J. Cairns.
Secretary, Frank H. Greer.
Treasurer, A. P. Johnson.
Corresponding Secretary, A. H. Limerick.
Vice presidents—
First district, Rev. C. P. Graham.

Second district, Dr. Wilkins.
Third district, W. G. Seaver.
Fourth district, W. E. Ketcham.
Fifth district, S. B. Fleming.
Sixth district, J. W. Millspaugh.
Seventh district, S. S. Holloway.
Hon. M. V. B. Bennett, editor of the Kansas Prohibitionist, was then introduced and delivered an address. He also addressed a large audience in the Opera House Saturday night and in the Baptist Church Sunday night. Mr. Bennett is one of the most logical and eloquent speakers that has ever taken the rostrum in the interests of Temperance in Kansas, and his addresses were all highly appreciated. The convention was interesting throughout, and the thorough discussion of different topics relating to Temperance work was the means of creating new enthusiasm and formulating plans which will greatly increase the danger to violators of the prohibitory law.
Winfield Courier, May 8, 1884.
One of the most entertaining Cantatas extant will be presented at the Opera House on Wednesday and Thursday evenings of next week by about forty of the young misses of the city, under the management of Mrs. E. D. Garlick, the proceeds to go for the opening of the Young People’s Public Reading Room.
Winfield Courier, May 15, 1884.
Mrs. Garlick, with about forty of the pretty Misses of the city, will present the Flower Queen Cantata this (Wednesday) evening and tomorrow evening, for the benefit of the new Reading Room.
Winfield Courier, May 15, 1884.
                                          High School Commencement Exercises.
The Opera House was crowded on last Thursday evening for the annual Commencement exercises of the Winfield High School. At the proper hour the curtain rose, disclosing a class of six young ladies, all beautifully robed in white, and countenances aglow with expectation, with their teachers, Prof. A. Gridley and Miss Caro Meech, at the head of the class. The program of exercises was as follows.
Invocation: Rev. Dr. Kirkwood.
Greeting Song: Class.
Essay—From Possibility to Reality, with Salutatory: Josie A. Pixley.
Essay—Geometry, with demonstration of proposition: Lizzie J. Lawson.
Instrumental Music—Drops of Water: Miss L. Dawson.
Class Prophecy: Ivy Dell Crane.
Recitation—“The Present Crisis”: Olive Stubblefield.
Instrumental Music—The Witches’ Dance: Miss L. Dawson.
Essay—The Earth’s Phenomena: Coralie Shreves.
Essay—Crazy Patchwork, with Valedictory: Ella F. Garlick.
                                            PRESENTATION OF DIPLOMAS.
Farewell Song: Class.

Benediction: Rev. Brittain.
The subject matter and rendition of each performance were highly creditable and worthy of individual mention, but where all did so well, it would seem invidious to particularize. The presentation of diplomas was preceded by very appropriate words of advice by Prof. Gridley. Miss Dawson rendered the class valuable assistance in her beautiful instrumental selections.
Winfield Courier, May 15, 1884.
The bi-weekly social of the Winfield Good Templars met with Mr. and Mrs. Garlick on last Tuesday evening. A good number were present and all seemed to enjoy the occasion, under the entertaining qualities of Mr. and Mrs. Garlick and their daughters, Misses Mamie and Ella.
Winfield Courier, May 22, 1884.
The Cantata of “The Flower Queen,” presented Wednesday and Thursday evenings of last week by some forty of Winfield’s pretty Misses, under the management of Mrs. E. D. Garlick, for the benefit of the new Reading Room, was a decided success. It exhibited the beauties and musical talents of our young ladies splendidly. These entertainments are a good thing in developing the musical ability of the city, and should be encouraged.
Winfield Courier, June 5, 1884.
Mr. and Mrs. C. A. Garlick departed last Thursday, Mr. Garlick to join the U. S. Geological and Topographical surveying party in Mexico, where he was last year, and Mrs. Garlick to visit different parts of this State.
Winfield Courier, June 19, 1884.
Mrs. E. D. Garlick returned Friday from a month’s visit in Emporia and other cities of the state.
Winfield Courier, June 26, 1884.
Mrs. Emma Smith and Mrs. E. D. Garlick organized a promising Woman’s Christian Temperance Union at Cambridge last Sunday. A Temperance meeting was held there Saturday evening at which Profs. B. T. Davis and A. H. Limerick were the speakers.
Winfield Courier, August 28, 1884.
                WINFIELD KINDERGARTEN, MRS. E. D. GARLICK, Kindergartner.
All the apparatus and appliances found in a first-class Kindergarten. Terms, $3.00 per month for single pupils or $5.00 where there are two pupils from the same family.
Winfield Courier, September 18, 1884.
It is desired that all the children of the City meet at the Presbyterian Church Friday afternoon to form a Juvenile Temperance Club. The club will be organized under supervision of Mrs. E. D. Garlick and others. This is a move which will undoubtedly result in much good and should receive the heartiest encouragement.
Winfield Courier, October 2, 1884.
At the earnest solicitation of patrons, Mrs. E. D. Garlick will establish a department in her Kindergarten schools for advanced classes, taking in from the first to the third reader, and introducing the common school branches. Pupils will be received on and after Monday, October 13th.

Winfield Courier, October 23, 1884.
                                               WASHINGTON TERRITORY.
                                            COLFAX, W. T., October 3, 1884.
From this point we went eighteen miles to Medical Lake, which takes its name from the quality of its waters. Here we met persons from many different States and the District of Columbia bathing for their health. With wonderful records of cures wrought, we tried it for several days, and while we derived great benefit still my neuralgia seems to resist all the efforts I can make. I will enclose a card with the quality of the water. Here we met Mrs. Garlick’s sister and family from Chicago and were much entertained by them. We returned by way of Cheney, a flourishing town on the Northern Pacific railroad. We were gone eleven days, preached twice, and lectured twice on temperance.
Winfield Courier, October 23, 1884.
Mrs. E. D. Garlick will resume her Kindergarten school next Monday, after a week’s necessary vacation.
Winfield Courier, October 23, 1884.
Under the supervision of Mrs. E. D. Garlick, a band of eighty Juvenile Templars has been organized in this city. The meetings are held every Friday afternoon in the Presbyterian Church. Literature in regard to temperance is provided and the enterprise should receive the hearty encouragement of all parents, for only by education can the mind be taught to resist temptation. All children of the city are invited.
Winfield Courier, November 6, 1884.
Prof. B. T. Davis and Jas. A. Cairns discoursed temperance to the people of Maple City, Last Sunday. Mrs. E. D. Garlick at the same time organized a large band of Juvenile Templars, while Miss Lucy Cairns discoursed music for the occasion. That section shows up some staunch temperance people.
Winfield Courier, November 20, 1884.
Mrs. E. D. Garlick organized a large band of Juvenile Templars at Udall last Sunday. As superintendent of this work for the State under the Grand Lodge of Good Templars, she is doing effective work among the young, by thoroughly organizing the county, personally, and the State through appointed assistants. Education is the surest way to uproot the evils of intemperance. Udall has a strong sentiment in favor of temperance and prohibition.
Winfield Courier, December 4, 1884.
Miss Mamie Garlick, teaching this winter in the Augusta city schools, spent Thanks-giving at home. She was accompanied by Miss Mary Parsons, assistant principal of the Augusta schools.
Winfield Courier, December 4, 1884.

One of the pleasantest features of Thanksgiving day in Winfield was the picnic dinner of the Juvenile Templars of the county, under supervision of Mrs. E. D. Garlick, chief of this work for the county and state. Several hundred little faces appeared early at the courthouse, those who could, having baskets full enough to provide for those less fortunate. Everything conceivable in the culinary line was there and many a little one who wouldn’t have had much at home shared a feast with those who were blessed with plenty. How could Thanksgiving be more appropriately celebrated? Interesting exercises were given for the entertainment of the little folks, and to them it was a most happy day. In interesting and instructing the little folks, Mrs. Garlick is most successful and is doing a world of good.
Winfield Courier, December 25, 1884.
Mr. C. A. Garlick arrived last Friday from the west to spend the holidays with his family. He has been with the U. S. Geographical and Topographical Surveying Corps in New Mexico and Northern Arizona since last May. Leaving greatly prostrated by asthma, he returns robust and healthy. His description of that romantic country is very interesting and his reports to the Washington bureau are very complete and instructive.
Winfield Courier, Thursday, January 8, 1885.
                                             WINFIELD KINDERGARTEN.
                                          MRS. E. D. GARLICK, Kindergartner.
All the apparatus and appliances found in a first-class Kindergarten. Terms, $3.00 per month for single pupils or $4.00 where there are two pupils from the same family.
Winfield Courier, Thursday, February 5, 1885.
                                          Feminine Enterprise and Generosity.
Winfield Courier, Thursday, February 5, 1885.
Now that the ladies have formed a relief society, the poor of our city are being well cared for. The society held a meeting in the Presbyterian church on Wednesday of last week, and large piles of clothing, provisions, etc., were sent in to be distributed among the needy by the different committees. This organization has been made permanent, with Mrs. W. R. Kirkwood, president; Mrs. J. L. Horning, Vice President; Mrs. W. G. Graham, Secretary, and Mrs. J. H. Reider, Treasurer. A committee of two has been appointed for each ward, as follows: First Ward, Mrs. W. R. McDonald and Mrs. E. D. Garlick; Second Ward, Mrs. J. S. Hunt and Miss Lizzie Graham; Third Ward, Mrs. J. L. Horning and Mrs. M. L. Robinson; Fourth Ward, Mrs. C. A. Bliss and Mrs. A. H. Doane. These ladies have sought out all destitute families in their respective wards, and are making them comfortable. And one who pursues the even tenor of his ways in every day walk would be astonished at the number of really needy families they found—those who have hands to do but can find nothing to profitably busy them with, the avenues of industry being almost closed. Many let pride carry them to the very verge of freezation and starvation, and only by the visits of these ladies did their real condition become known. The social and supper at the Presbyterian church Tuesday evening by the relief society was very liberally patronized by our citizens, and proved an excellent “weigh” of ascertaining the weight of the ladies, and putting about a hundred dollars into the relief fund. All honor to our generous-hearted, enterprising ladies!
Winfield Courier, Thursday, March 5, 1885.
Cedarvale Star: “Mr. James A. Cairns and Mrs. E. D. Garlick, of Winfield, were at this place on last Wednesday and organized a Good Templars’ Lodge. They paid us quite a compliment by saying that it was the best lodge that they had ever helped organize in southern Kansas. We return them many heart-felt thanks.” The parties mentioned speak very highly of the splendid entertainment given them and of the staunch temperance proclivities of the citizens of Cedarvale as exhibited on this occasion.

Winfield Courier, Thursday, March 12, 1885.
The Band of Hope meets Friday next at the Baptist church. This band, under superintendency of Mrs. E. D. Garlick, is proving a potent feature in educating the youth of our city in temperance principles.
Winfield Courier, Thursday, May 7, 1885.
                                           THE PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH.
The exercises were opened with most appropriate music by the choir, after which the following announcements were made by the pastor: Miss Nellie Brown’s lecture under auspices of the Woman’s Relief corps on the 7th, at the Opera House. The Woman’s Christian Temperance Union will meet at Mrs. Garlick’s Tuesday at three p.m.; services next Sabbath as usual. The pastor prayed earnestly for the president of the nation and all under him in authority—for the Democratic party. Dr. Kirkwood then handled the subject of charity in a masterly manner.
Winfield Courier, Thursday, May 28, 1885.
Mr. C. A. Garlick left this afternoon to join the Topographical department of the U. S. surveying corps in New Mexico. He has spent every summer for some years in this vocation, and has become experienced and proficient. He suffers much from asthma in this climate and for several days before leaving, was unable to be out. But he anticipates hasty recuperation in the high and dry atmosphere of the western mountains.
Winfield Courier, Thursday, June 11, 1885.
Noticing the recent appointment of William B. Powell as superintendent of the schools of Washington, D. C., and the statement that he is one of the most accomplished and successful educators of this country, we are reminded that he is a brother of Maj. J. W. Powell, chief of the bureau of Topographical engineers, of Mrs. E. D. Garlick, of this city, and of Mrs. John Davis, of Junction City, and an uncle of Prof. Buell T. Davis and W. W. Davis, of Winfield Tribune, and of Miss Maud Powell, who is one of the most accomplished violinists of the country. The whole family seem to be educators by instinct and culture. Maj. Powell is famous as the topographic explorer of the western territories and especially of the Grand Canon of the Colorado. He proposes to make his residence in Winfield, where he will spend his vacations and finally retire from the duties of his present official station.
Winfield Courier, Thursday, June 18, 1885.
Mrs. J. W. Curns and Miss Mamie Garlick attended the Presbyterian ice cream social at New Salem Wednesday and had a delightful time.
                                     OUR WOMAN’S SUFFRAGE SOCIETY.
Winfield Courier, Thursday, July 2, 1885.
The meeting of the Woman’s Suffrage Society at the residence of Mrs. Strong on Tuesday inst., was presided over by Mrs. Caton, who responded to the calling of her name by reading an extract from Senator Harris’ speech at a recent meeting of the W. S. A. of New England, in which he asserts the following.

“That which fits man to take a share in the government also fits woman to take a share in the same. Is there any stake in the country like a mother’s interest in her children? Can any man suffer from crime as she from crime against her? Who is interested in the school, in the law which defends persons and property, in the great institutions of education and charity, in the policies that affect wages and diminish taxes, in the legislation for temperance and virtue, if she is not? Women are wielding now some of the greatest and most beneficent affairs of the day: Mrs. Leonard in the State Board of Charities; Mrs. Ware, promoting the prison for women; Clara Barton, organizing the hospital service of the army, or at the head of the institution at Sherborn, or later, bringing all the nations into the convention of the Red Cross League; Miss Freeman, presiding over the College at Wellesley; Mrs. Orinton in the Indian Right Association; Mrs. Livermore, addressing temperance meetings. Who is to be degraded and who is to be harmed if their vote be counted?”
Mrs. Finch read, “Some reminiscences of well known women,” which was intensely interesting. Miss Strong gave for her response, “A woman suffrage lecturer lately brought down the house with the following argument: ‘I have no vote, but my groom has. I have a great respect for that man in the stables, but I am sure if I were to go to him and say, ‘John, will you exercise the franchise?’ he would reply, ‘please, mum, which horse be that?’”
The open chapter of “How to Win,” by Francis Millard, read by Mrs. Garlick, is only the beginning of a series of advice and instruction, which all our young ladies ought to hear.
                                                      E. D. G. [E. D. Garlick]
Winfield Courier, Thursday, July 30, 1885.
Miss Ella Garlick will accompany Dr. Kirkwood and family to Minneapolis to enter McAlister College. She will be greatly missed by our young folks, and carry many well-wishes in this excellent opportunity to finish the accomplishments she has so successfully begun.
Winfield Courier, Thursday, August 6, 1885.
The Woman’s Christian Temperance Union, at its last meeting, elected the following officers for the ensuing six months: Mrs. C. H. Greer, president; Mrs. E. D. Garlick, Mrs. G. E. Raymond, Mrs. Albright and Mrs. C. Strong, vice-presidents; Mrs. F. W. Finch, secretary; Mrs. W. B. Caton, corresponding secretary; Mrs. J. C. McMullen, treasurer; Mrs. J. W. Curns, superintendent of literature.
                                            WOMAN SUFFRAGE SOCIETY.
Winfield Courier, Thursday, August 6, 1885.
The Woman’s Suffrage Society met last evening with Mrs. C. H. Greer. A very interesting program was rendered: “Woman’s sphere,” poem, ready by Mrs. F. W. Finch; a select reading by Mrs. Gates: reading, “How to win,” Francis Willard, by Mrs. Garlick; reading, by Miss Fannie Stretch; essay, by Mrs. C. H. Greer; music, by Misses Louie Stretch and Gussie Hilton; remarks, by Mrs. J. W. Curns and others. This society is made up of enterprising, energetic women, who are not ashamed of enlightenment on any subject. They take an interest in the republic’s welfare for its elevation, and mean to work on and on until the goal of female suffrage, their battle ax, shall have been reached. Such women, with an earnest desire for the widening of the influence and sphere of their sisters, to be surely followed by greater feminine intelligence and independence, are a credit to the city—far beyond the slavery devotees of the flounce, the frizz, and the complexion, accompanied by inability and comparative nonentity.

Winfield Courier, Thursday, August 20, 1885.
Mrs. E. D. Garlick opens her Kindergarten school again the first Monday in September. Her school has always been popular and will have as large attendance as ever. There is no better education for the young up to the seventh year.
Winfield Courier, Thursday, August 20, 1885.
Mr. and Mrs. A. H. Thompson, of Washington, D. C., after a short visit with her sister, Mrs. E. D. Garlick, left on Tuesday for a western tour. Mr. Thompson has charge of the western division of the U. S. Geological Survey, the principal party of which is now operating in Arizona and New Mexico, where Mr. C. A. Garlick is.
Winfield Courier, Thursday, September 3, 1885.
Miss Mamie Garlick is visiting friends in Eureka before commencing her school at Augusta, the first Monday in September. Miss Ella Garlick will also visit in Emporia and Lawrence till Wednesday next, when she will accompany the Kirkwood family to Minneapolis, to enter McAlister College.
Winfield Courier, Thursday, September 10, 1885.
Mrs. W. R. Kirkwood and sons, Sam and Will, left Wednesday afternoon for Minneapolis, Minnesota, to reside. As our readers are aware, the Doctor takes the chair of mental philosophy in McAlister Presbyterian College there. Miss Ella Garlick joined them at Emporia and will enter McAlister.
Winfield Courier, Thursday, October 1, 1885.
The Woman’s Suffrage Society held a meeting of unusual interest at the pleasant home of Mrs. C. Strong, 510 east 9th avenue, last evening. The exercises were most entertaining and instructive, nicely sandwiched by remarks from the gentlemen present. Mr. Gates spoke of woman’s interest in the cause as the result and necessity of literature. “The Signs of the Times,” a historical sketch by Mr. Samuel Dalton: As the ages advance even men demand that the old black laws be abolished, till later on women stand on the same plane and speak from the same rostrum.
He spoke of the Kansas laws, their liberality and injustice, the old homestead that husband and wife have toiled for side by side, may at her death be his to have and to hold, but should he die first, an administrator must be appointed and a consuming process of law be carried on till the toddling babe becomes of age.
“Intellectual capacity of the sexes,” by Mr. P. H. Albright: There should be a knowledge of the laws and government in order to vote intellectually, and in the ratio of responsibility comes intelligence. When women have the responsibility of government, they will vote as intelligently, if not more os, than men.
A sketch from “How to Win,” a series of articles by Francis Willard, was read by Mrs. E. D. Garlick.
Music and general sociability, with the exercises and discussions, made the evening pass with much pleasure and profit.
                         [Added items since file sent to Dr. Bottorff in June 2001.]
                                       A Pleasant Gathering at Mrs. Platter’s.
Winfield Courier, Thursday, November 26, 1885.
                                               A NEW LITERARY SOCIETY.

The spacious parlors of Mrs. J. E. Platter’s home were the scene of a very enjoyable gathering Friday evening. An opportunity to spend an evening in Mrs. Platter’s pleasant home is always delightfully received. The occasion was for the organization of a Literary and Social Society to meet semi-monthly during the winter, composed principally of young folks, with a sprinkling of ripened age as an agreeable balance. Mrs. E. D. Garlick was elected president; Mrs. J. E. Platter, vice-president; P. T. Bertram, secretary, and Addison Brown, treasurer. The committee on literary program—Misses Belle Linn and Ida Johnston; Messrs. S. D. Harper and Moore Tanner. On music—Misses Pearl Van Doren and Bertha Wallis. During the evening, a large variety of stereopticon views were a source of pleasing and instructive entertainment. The place of the first regular meeting of the Society, at the home of one of the members, will be announced in THE COURIER.


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