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Wm. B. Hall

                                               FROM THE NEWSPAPERS.
Arkansas City Traveler, February 21, 1883.
LOST. A warranty deed to a piece of Texas land from J. O. Connor to W. B. Hall. Finder will confer a favor by leaving at Dr. M. B. Vawter’s office.
Arkansas City Republican, February 16, 1884.
Mrs. Anna Hall, of Clinton, Illinois, aunt to the Drs. Vawter, came in on the train Wednesday and will visit with her sister, Mrs. Estus, for two weeks when her husband will arrive with a carload of fine stock. Mr. Hall intends to make Cowley his home.
Winfield Courier, March 20, 1884.
How We Boom! From the books of H. G. Fuller & Co., we copy the following sales of city and county property made by the firm between the 6th and 18th of this month. It is a wonderful record in real estate movement.
Ed P. Greer et al to Wm. B. Hall, 3 lots in Courier Place: $350.00.
Winfield Courier, April 10, 1884.
W. B. Hall, another man recently from Democratic Missouri, has bought lots in the Courier Place and has a good house under headway. F. J. Pierce was putting on the paint Monday. Mr. John Wells, recently from Indiana, has also built a $2,500 house in the Courier Place. D. R. Laycock has one nearly finished. This plat was a year ago bare prairie, but it won’t be much longer until everyone of the twelve quarter blocks will have a good house on it and be occupied by a family.
Winfield Courier, April 24, 1884.
In mentioning, a few weeks ago, Mr. W. B. Hall and his new improvements in the Courier Place, we put him on record as from Democratic Missouri, which leads Mr. Hall to “kick.” We are glad to know that he never lived in Pukedom and to correct our accusation by saying that he is from De Witt County, Illinois, and is proud of the fact. He is also proud of his new home, Winfield. Many of the better class of Missourians, however, are moving to Cowley, and we give them a hearty welcome.
Arkansas City Republican, April 26, 1884.
The Baptist Sewing Circle of Arkansas City, this week, issued invitations to persons at Winfield and at home, to a social gathering to be held yesterday, at the residence of Mr. and Mrs. N. T. Snyder. Many, both from Winfield and at home, responded to the invitation.
From the former were Rev. Cairns and wife; Mr. Johnson and wife; E. H. Bliss and wife; Mr. Hickok and wife; Mr. Gilbert and wife; Mr. Hunt and wife; Mr. Silliman and wife; Mrs. Collins, Mrs. Hendricks, Mrs. Mann, Mrs. Branham, Mrs. Hall, Mrs. Wait, Mrs. Shearer, Mrs. Albright, Mrs. Herpich, Mrs. Capt. Whiting, Mrs. Will Whiting, Mrs. Nelson, Mrs. Taylor, Mrs. Dressy, Mrs. Phenix; Misses C. Bliss and Tyner.
Arkansas City Traveler, April 30, 1884.


The dinner given by the ladies of the Baptist Church of Arkansas City at the residence of Mrs. N. T. Snyder last Friday was quite a social event, nearly one hundred persons participating in the luxuries provided. Quite a delegation of Winfield friends were present, among whom we noticed: Mr. and Mrs. Cairns, Mr. and Mrs. Hickok, Mr. and Mrs. Gilbert, Mr. and Mrs. Hunt, Mr. and Mrs. Silliman, Mr. and Mrs. E. H. Bliss, Mr. and Mrs. A. P. Johnson, Mrs. Hall, Mrs. Waite, Mrs. Shearer, Mrs. Albright, Mrs. Herpich, Mrs. Capt. Whiting, Mrs. Will Whiting, Mrs. Nelson, Mrs. Taylor, Mrs. Dressy, Mrs. Phenix, Mrs. Branham, Mrs. Mann, Mrs. Hendricks, Mrs. Collins, Miss C. Bliss, Miss Tyner. The affair was enjoyable in the extreme and in its management our ladies certainly achieved unusual success.
Winfield Courier, Thursday, April 9, 1885.
The Wellington Baptists gave a missionary feast on last Friday afternoon and evening, which, by special invitation, was attended by the following delegation from the Winfield Baptist church: Rev. and Mrs. J. H. Reider, Mr. and Mrs. C. A. Bliss, Mrs. E. M. Albright, Mrs. Anna Hall, Mrs. Spencer Bliss, Miss Lida Tyner, Miss Callie Wortman, Miss Maggie Herpich, and Mr. E. R. Greer. Those from this city are enthusiastic in praise of the many courtesies extended them by the Wellington folks, and shall take great pleasure in reciprocating at no distant day.
Winfield Courier, Thursday, July 9, 1885.
The following are the real estate transfers filed in the office of Register of Deeds since our last issue.
Highland Park Town Co. to Anna C Hall, lots 1 and 2, blk 21, H P ad to Winfield: $200.
Winfield Courier, Thursday, August 6, 1885.
The following are the real estate transfers filed in the office of Register of Deeds since our last issue.
William B Hall et ux to Sarah D Stolp, lot 4 and e hf lot 5, blk 291, Courier Place, Winfield: $225.
Winfield Courier, Thursday, March 4, 1886.
Dr. Vawter, of Arkansas City, and W. B. Hall, of Winfield, have purchased ten acres of land on Main Street in Arkansas City, which they will lay out in town lots.
Arkansas City Traveler, September 15, 1886.
W. B. Hall is here from Iowa, to purchase thirty or more Indian ponies, for which he offers to pay cash. Those wishing to see the gentleman can find him at Hilliard & Keeler’s stable on Friday and Saturday next.
Arkansas City Republican, Saturday, February 12, 1887. From Friday’s Daily.
Mrs. W. B. Hall has sold her real estate possessions in Winfield and will invest the proceeds in Arkansas City town lots.


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