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Dr. Charles G. Holland

                                                 Beaver Township, Winfield.
Kansas 1875 Census Beaver Township, Cowley County, March 1, 1875.
Name                           age sex color   Place/birth              Where from
C. G. Holland               29    m    w       North Carolina       North Carolina
Martha E. Holland  16     f     w            Kentucky                     Kentucky
Eva B. Holland         1     f     w            Kansas
C. O. Holland               21    m    w       North Carolina       North Carolina
Holland, C. G., 28; spouse, Matta, age not given.
Holland, Chris A., 21. No spouse listed.
Holland, C. G., 29. No spouse listed.
Holland, A. W., 27. No spouse listed. Post Office Address: Winfield.
Holland, C. G., 31. No spouse listed. Post Office Address: Winfield.
Holland, A. W.: 24. No spouse listed. Post Office Address: Tannehill.
Holland, C. G., 34; spouse, Martha E., 21. Post Office Address: Tannehill.
Holland, C. G., 35; spouse, Mattie E., 24.
From Margaret Russell Stallard’s book, Remembering Geuda Springs.
Geuda Springs Area 1882-1883.
Township 34 S R 2E
C. G. Holland, M. D., Geuda Springs, Physician & Surgeon, Settled 1872, From Pennsylvania.
From Stallard book, page 19...
Geuda Springs Directory 1883.
Dr. C. G. Holland, examining physician for Geuda Springs, and general practitioner.
                                               FROM THE NEWSPAPERS.
Winfield Courier, March 27, 1874.
The thirtieth grange in this county was organized by deputy Worden at Pleasant Grove schoolhouse on the night of Feb. 21st. The Charter members number 28.
OFFICERS. J. M. Midkiff, Master; Dr. J. P. Taylor, Overseer; Dr. C. G. Holland, Lecturer; Wm. Bonnewell, Steward; Enos P. Copple, Asst. Steward; Lit Bonnewell, Chaplain; Jessie Chatfield, Treasurer; S. B. Littell, Secretary; R. L. McCulloch, Gate Keeper; Kate Kizer, Ceres; Mrs. Lou Oliver, Pomona; Tilly Weitzel, Flora; Mrs. Susan M. Taylor, Lady Asst. Steward.
Members of other granges are invited to visit us. J. M. MIDKIFF, M.
Winfield Courier, October 14, 1875.
Reform Convention! Meeting of the Unterrified and Slaughter of the Innocents!

The Republican Ticket Indorsed Almost Throughout!
The convention of self-styled Reformers met at the Court­house in this city last Saturday and organized with M. B. Leonard of Creswell, for Chairman, and C. G. Holland and Ed Millard, Secretaries.
The Committee on Resolutions, of which T. M. McIntire, of Creswell, was chairman, reported the following which, on motion, was rather meekly adopted.
1. Resolved, That the policy of further contraction of the currency at this time is calculated to bring financial ruin to the agricultural, manufacturing, and commercial interests of the country and will only be of advantage to the bond holders and money loaners of the East.
2. Resolved, That the National bank system was originated and has been sustained in the interest of the monied oligarchy of the East and has subserved no purpose save the protection of that interest at the expense of the productive and commercial inter­ests of the West.
3. Resolved, That the course of the administration in subsidizing the local press of the country by the appointment of partisan editors to federal offices is destructive of the independence and usefulness of the press and merits the hearty condemnation of all patriots.
4. Resolved, That competency and honesty being the quali­ties which should alone commend a candidate, we hereby pledge ourselves to the nominees of the convention so long as we remain convinced that they possess these qualifications and no longer.
T. M. McINTIRE, Chairman.
Arkansas City Traveler, March 8, 1876.
BORN. On Friday evening, to Mr. and Mrs. Dr. Holland, a son. Weight 7½ pounds. The Doctor is progressing.
Cowley County Democrat, Thursday, April 6, 1876.
C. G. HOLLAND, M. D., PHYSICIAN AND SURGEON.—Dr. Holland is located one mile northwest of Thomasville, and will practice in all branches of the profession.
Arkansas City Traveler, April 19, 1876.
The card of Dr. Holland appears this week, announcing his intention to attend to all professional calls. The Doctor has had considerable practice in Beaver and other townships.
Dr. Holland is located one mile northwest of Thomasville, and will practice in all branches of the profession.
Winfield Courier, May 11, 1876.
The great rain of last Friday night was accompanied with hail in some localities. In Beaver Township the hail did great damage. K. J. Wright lost 25 acres of wheat, W. D. Lester 35 acres, W. A. Freeman a good many acres, and several other farmers lost heavily. The flood on the creek drove Dr. Holland and others on the bottom out of their houses.
Winfield Courier, June 8, 1876.
Dr. Holland can’t make his bridges stick to Beaver, if he can plasters. Try again Dr.
Arkansas City Traveler, February 28, 1877.

DR. HOLLAND and a number of others expect to start to the Black Hills in April. They have their own teams and will go by land.
Arkansas City Traveler, April 3, 1877.
BORN. To Mr. and Mrs. McCormick a nine pound girl, Tuesday evening. Dr. Holland, general superintendent.
Winfield Courier, April 19, 1877.
Board of County Commissioners met in regular session. All the Board present with James McDermott, County Attorney, and M. G. Troup, County Clerk. Among other proceedings had, sundry claims were presented and passed upon as follows:
C. G. Holland, pauper bill: $20.00
Winfield Courier, November 15, 1877.
Beaver—C. G. Holland, Trustee; Warren Wood, Treasurer; W. A. Freeman, Clerk; C. G. Bradbury, Justice; Theo. Wright, Constable.
Winfield Courier, January 17, 1878.
Dr. C. G. Holland is again intruding on the Indian reservation and committing depredations on its game. Owing to the general good health of this vicinity, Doc is necessarily compelled to hunt for a living.
Winfield Courier, April 4, 1878.
Immigrants still continue to swell our numbers. One arrived at the residence of W. Woods last Monday at early dawn—receiving an introduction to the family through the affability of Dr. C. G. Holland.
BIRTH. Another little cherub adds another ray of sunshine to Servis King’s household. For information in regard to avoirdupois and sex, inquire of Dr. Holland—Servis is too happy.
Mr. “Servis” King should have read Mr. Lewis King.]
Our assessor, Dr. C. G. Holland, has been around with his bundle of interrogation points. The health and wealth of this township places considerable responsibility upon Doc.
Winfield Courier, April 18, 1878.
Cowley County Fair. A public meeting will be held at the courthouse in Winfield on the 11th day of May, 1878, at 2 o’clock p.m., for the purpose of organizing an agricultural society, and to take into consideration the propriety of holding a Fair during the coming fall. All are invited to attend, and it is hoped that all interests appropriately connected with the enterprise will be represented.

J. E. Platter, B. B. Vandeventer, J. B. Lynn, T. B. Bryan, C. A. Bliss, E. P. Kinne, H. D. Gans, E. E. Bacon, Winfield; J. B. Holmes, W. White, W. J. Funk, Rock; S. M. Fall, R. F. Burden, Windsor; N. J. Larkin, A. Kelly, Richland; Charles A. McClung, J. S. Wooley, Vernon; Dr. Holland, G. Teter, Beaver; W. B. Norman, Adam Walck, Maple; Dr. A. S. Capper, Ninnescah; Ira How, Liberty; Wm. J. Hodges, C. G. Handy, Tisdale; J. B. Callison, Spring Creek; D. W. Wiley, Cedar; E. Shriver, Sheridan; Jonas Messenger, Omnia; J. A. Bryan, Dexter; R. Stratton, Harvey; S. B. Adams, Creswell; J. M. Sample, D. P. Marshall, Bolton; G. W. Herbert, Silverdale; D. B. McCollum, S. Watt, Pleasant Valley.
Winfield Courier, May 9, 1878.
Dr. Holland lost a fine mare. Died of colic, which leaves Mr. Sitten without a team.
Winfield Courier, June 13, 1878.
Unprecedented Fall of Rain. High Water — Great Damages.
We just learn that the rise of Beaver Creek, in Beaver Township, surrounded the house of David W. Frew, who carried his wife to dry land; and while returning for his two children, the house was carried away with the children, who are probably drowned. Dr. Holland’s house is surrounded by water up to the windows; but at this writing, no one had reached the house.
Arkansas City Traveler, June 19, 1878.
PLEASANT VALLEY, June 17, 1878.
Our township and others having been visited by a very severe rain and wind storm on the night of the 12th inst., I take this opportunity to jot the facts as reported to me.
The storm commenced on Tuesday night about midnight, and continued until 5 o’clock Wednesday morning. The damages to crops cannot be definitely estimated in quantity or quality.
Among the farmers damaged by the flood are Joseph Smalley, whose damage is at least $500. Chas. Smith lost 40 acres of wheat, which was estimated at 25 bushels per acre. Bob Sappenfield, A. C. Holland, Dr. Holland, Joe. Poore, Mr. King, and others lost considerable wheat and corn.
Dr. C. G. Holland’s residence on Beaver Creek stood in water five feet deep. It was owing to the Doctor’s presence of mind in securing the friendship of a twelve hundred pound horse, which he lured into the house to anchor it down. It is also reported that he took in one milch cow for the same purpose.
Arkansas City Traveler, June 19, 1878.
Last Tuesday and Wednesday a very heavy rain fell, swelling the streams to an impassable extent, and carrying off saw logs, wood, wheat, and growing corn along their banks. The abutment of the bridge across the Walnut, south of Winfield, is said to be so badly washed that the bridge will fall, and water surrounded the approach of the bridge at Newman’s mill for more than a day. Mr. Bell, the owner of some sheep, near Park’s schoolhouse, was drowned in Badger Creek while attempting to cross, and the house of Mr. Frew, on Beaver Creek, was washed away and two children drowned, while he was making every effort to save his wife. Dr. Holland’s house was surrounded by water, and the occupants compelled to remain in it twenty-four hours before they were rescued. The Arkansas River rose four feet above the bridge pilings at this place, and carried hundreds of bushels of wheat, in the shock, down the stream. From all parts of the county we learn of its destruction to men, beasts, and the grain in the fields. In Pleasant Valley Township a horse belonging to Mr. Lucas was struck dead by lightning, and hundreds of hogs, young chickens, and ducks drowned. The damage to the county will be severely felt.

Winfield Courier, June 20, 1878.
DIED. But three lives were lost, namely: the two children of Mr. Frew at Beaver Creek and Mr. Bell at Badger Creek. The circumstances of the loss of the two children is thus described by Horatius in a communication of that day.
“This community was startled this morning by the news that two children of Mr. David M. Frew, aged respectively two months and three years, were swept away by the flood. Mr. Frew and family had retired for the night; and though conscious that a large amount of water was falling, he did not anticipate danger until his house moved. He immediately with his wife and two children attempted to escape from the floating building. In his exertions he slipped and fell in the water, losing his hold on the children, who were immediately swept away from him, and darkness prevailing, he was utterly unable to recover or find them. He barely succeeded in saving himself and wife. The grief-stricken parents have the heartfelt sympathies of the people in this vicinity.”
The bodies of the drowned children have since been recovered. In the vicinity of Mr. Frew’s was the residence of Dr. C. G. Holland, which stood on a knoll, surrounded by lower land. The water rose to the windows and the house moved partly from its foundations; but the doctor led a heavy horse and a cow into the house, which so weighted it down that it did not float away. The water subsided and the apprehensions of his neighbors were relieved.
Winfield Courier, July 25, 1878.
Doc C. G. Holland and D. M. Frew have wisely purchased new dwelling sites high and dry, and removed a mile east from the mossy banks of Beaver Creek.
Excerpts...Dr. C. G. Holland...
Winfield Courier, August 8, 1878.
On Wednesday, July 31, 1878, at about half past 12 o’clock, four strangers effected the robbery of the Cowley County Bank at Arkansas City. The amount of money obtained is said to be $2,300. The robbers were seen in town during the forenoon; two of them entered a saloon, called for beer, drank, and sat down in the saloon for some time. The other two walked around town together; and at one time came into the saloon and called for beer, but pretended not to recognize their pals sitting there.
The alarm was immediately given, and in a very few minutes a large number of men were on horseback, with such arms they could get hold of quickly, in pursuit. Messengers were at once sent over the river into Bolton Township to notify Frank Lorry and Rudolph Hoffmaster and rouse the people with the view of cutting off the retreat into the Territory. Others, including Mr. Sleeth, the president of the bank, rode rapidly up to Winfield for help to head them off in case the robbers should go north toward Wichita. A considerable numbered followed rapidly on the track of the robbers.

Burt Covert and others, of Winfield, started out west from Winfield to intercept the robbers, if they went north. They rode over to the Arkansas River and discovered that the robbers had escaped across the Salt City ferry going southwest. Covert and C. G. Holland, of Beaver, having first-class horses and courage, pursued some thirty miles into the Territory and long into the night, until Covert’s horse got so sprained in crossing a bog that he was unable to proceed except at a slow and limping gait. They therefore abandoned the pursuit.
Arkansas City Traveler, August 28, 1878.
Dr. C. G. Holland having disposed of his farm on the pictur­esque and mossy banks of Beaver Creek, has purchased a residence site on his father’s farm, in Pleasant Valley Township. Since its recent inundation, Doc’s appreciation of Beaver’s mossy banks as a residence location has materially depreciated.
Winfield Courier, August 29, 1878.
Real Estate Transfers.
             C. G. Holland and wife to James M. Coulter, in se 8, 39, 3; 60 acres, $1,000.
Winfield Courier, May 1, 1879.
Miss Louzena Holland gave a birthday party at the residence of her brother, Dr. C. G. Holland, last Wednesday evening, which was pronounced a success.
Drs. C. G. Holland and A. W. Holland...
Winfield Courier, Thursday, June 5, 1879. - Front Page.
Drs. C. G. and A. W. Holland last Thursday started on a reconnoitering expedition westward accompanied by C. C. Rodgers.
Winfield Courier, August 26, 1880.
Upon Examination of the county records we elicit the star­ling information that only thirty-two physicians have filed their certificates with the county clerk as required by law. Here they are.
Danl. E. Anderson, A. C. Barr, George Black, D. W. Cole, Jas. A. Chapman, F. M. Cooper, D. Cunningham, Judson A. Chapel, W. E. Davis, P. K. Dobyns, Geo. Emerson, W. G. Graham, Jas. P. Graham, Jas. A. Griffith, J. J. Harden, C. G. Holland, Geo. M. Hawkins, Jno. B. McDill, W. S. Mendenhall, M. E. Munger, A. G. Mudgett, Jas. H. Pleasants, J. W. P. Rothrock, J. W. Wright, H. B. Rude, Robert H. Reed, Jas. T. Shepard, W. M. Schofield, S. C. Tomlinson, Jas. Vawter, Silvester Wilkins, J. J. Wolf, Wm. T. Wright, Geo. P. Wagner, Homer & Wells.
Winfield Courier, September 29, 1881.
In the case of the State against Doc Holland of Beaver township, for being drunk, which was set for Monday, the Doctor failed to appear, having jumped the country, and thereby forfeit­ed his bond. Mr. C. D. Bradbury was his bondsman and will have the bond, $100, to pay. This is a little meaner trick than we thought Doc Holland capable of.
Arkansas City Traveler, November 2, 1881.
Mr. Kempton and Dr. Holland started for New Mexico by wagon.
Winfield Courier, November 10, 1881.
Mrs. Dr. Holland started for California last Monday.
Cowley County Courant, November 17, 1881.
Dr. Marsh has bought the Dr. Holland place at Tannehill, and will hereafter hold forth in that burg.

Refers to Mr. Holland being in Arizona in the month of May 1881...
Winfield Courier, December 29, 1881.
Some time has elapsed since your Arizona correspondent has sent any items. So, as mining operations are somewhat suspended, owing to the heavy snowfall, a little time devoted to jotting down a few may perhaps be appreciated by your readers who take an interest in this Territory or its people.
Imagine a person in poor health taking a stage ride over two hundred miles, the stage, a buckboard, with no cover, and rock road, liable to be caught in a drenching rain, or snow, at any time, and half the time not able to get anything to eat. One of your townsmen was out here this past summer and went through all this and more.
The A. & P. is within a hundred and fifty miles of Prescott, and early next summer it will be but a short stage ride to be in the midst of a mining country that cannot be surpassed anywhere in the richness of its mines and facilities, for working timber and water being abundant all through this section.
A few mining experts have found their way here this past summer, who have been all through the other mining States and Territories, and they all say it is ahead of anything they have seen, if only the mines were opened out and worked as they ought to be; but until we get capital to do this, for us things must necessarily move slowly.
To show what a mine will do when it can be worked, I will give a short account of what one has done. The Tuscumbia Mine of Turkey Creek District, this county, is the subject. Mr. Holland of your town and the writer one morning about the end of last May each mounted a mustang and started from here for the Tuscumbia, about twelve miles, arrived in the after-noon after looking at two mines we have, about two miles on this side, and supposed to be on the same lead.
We found the mill had just arrived, and the wagons had just been unloaded. Several men were busy at work putting up the building. The mill, which is only a four stamp battery, was completed; and the stamps were put to pounding on the fifteenth of July. I heard the owners say in the fore part of October that they had paid up everything, over thirty thousand dollars, from the returns from the ore worked from their mine. The mill is kept constantly at work and the mine is turning out better rock all the time as development goes on.
There are hundreds of mines just as good that will turn out just as well in the near future; in the meantime, the old pioneers are plodding along keeping up assessments on their locations, living on bacon and beans without society or amusement of any kind, waiting for that time when capital will come in.
Alas, it will be too late for many of them to long enjoy it, for several who came here fifteen and twenty years ago, whose hair has long since been whitened by the frost of age, will have to succumb to old times scythe and be cut down to a little claim of 2 x 6 before they see any of the ease and comfort they have so often pictured in their mind’s eye, while working hard with pick and shovel or hammering away on a drill. Some newcomers will step into the place of these old-timers and reap the benefits of their discoveries, another application of the old truth, “To him that hath shall be given, and from him that hath not shall be taken away, even what he hath.”

The ranchers have been blessed with good crops and high prices this season. Wheat, barley, and corn are each five cents per pound, potatoes also the same price, and hard to get even at these figures. This is owing to the large force of men employed by the railroad contractors in grading the road north and northeast of Prescott, the merchants of which place have been greatly benefitted thereby. Of course, this won’t last: only while the road is building. When the railroad is through and supplies can reach us from the Western States, prices will have to come down.
This communication will probably fill the space that can be made for it in your columns, so will defer to another issue for more from this section. ARIZONA. December 18, 1881.
Arkansas City Traveler, January 4, 1882.
Dr. C. J. [G.] Holland, a prominent physician of Winfield, Kansas, has cast his mortar among us. He is a good physician, not a bit fine haired, and long may he wave.
Socorro, New Mexico, Daily News.
Winfield Courier, March 16, 1882.
Mrs. Dr. Holland came in from the west Monday. It is rumored that Doc. will soon return.
Winfield Courier, March 23, 1882.
C. G. Holland returned from Socorro, New Mexico, Tuesday.
Winfield Courier, April 6, 1882.
The little daughter of Mr. Coombs has been very sick. She was attended by Dr. Holland and is getting better.
Next item mentions Dr. H. C. Holland. Mr. Kelly goofed! He was really referring to Dr. C. G. Holland!...
Cowley County Courant, April 6, 1882.

RECAP: Took Santa Fe train Feb. 8, 1882, with Conductor Miller in charge from Winfield. Stayed all night at Newton, then took the morning train for Las Vegas, New Mexico....first stop, Trinidad, Colorado. From Trinidad south the grade rises very rapidly, and I am told that it is one of the most interesting pieces of a road in the whole country...traveled at night...he could not see anything. Had breakfast at Raton...train then went downhill all the way to the south line of the territory, Las Vegas, being the objective point...took in the famed hot springs six miles from Vegas, at the foot of the Galinas mountains...the Santa Fe was in process of laying a track there. The Cormorants. Here he met several Winfield boys: J. E. Saint, Levi Seabridge, John Capps, Clarke Phelps, Val. Laubner, several others. He visited Santa Fe road headquarters, observed boxes marked “Return to A. T. Spotswood & Co.” and J. P. Baden, Winfield, Kansas.” He was told that these two firms shipped more produce into that territory than any other dozen firms in Kansas. Next trip was made to Socorro, 125 miles south...most structures were dobe, which was sun-dried brick: ground is plowed, then with an ordinary road-scraper it is scraped together in heaps, like hay cocks, and allowed to stand and take the weather for some weeks, the longer the better it is said. Then mixed with water and a stiff mortar is made, when it is moulded into ordinary sized bricks, spread out and dried in the sun. In the wall the brick is laid in mortar of the same stuff. “This dobe is said to last always, and I have no reason to doubt it, for the Catholic church at Socorro is said to be over 200 years old, and it is as sound now as ever, and bids fair to stand 500 years more. The same characteristics obtain here that is found at Las Vegas; only more so. Plenty saloons, gambling, and dance houses, etc. Cowboy, blowhard, no shoot again, unless it be in a drunken brawl. Another curious feature of the place is, that there is no moder­ate dram drinkers. Those who drink at all, do so with all their might, while he who doesn’t want to go to the dogs must let it strictly alone.”
He goes on to say that at Socorro he met several Cowley County friends: Dr. H. C. [C. G.] Holland, A. J. Rex, and G. W. Ballou and son, Frank. “These gentlemen are doing first rate in their respective callings. Dr. Holland is having a good practice, George Ballou is dealing in mining stocks, and A. J. Rex is working at his trade and watching his mining interests. Mr. Rex owns several ‘prospects’ or ‘leads,’ specimens of which he gave me. His claims are said, by experts, to be worth a good many thousand dollars. On the second day after my arrival at Socorro I was taken violently sick with erysipelas in my face and head accompanied with typhus fever, and the next two weeks are blank. To Dr. Holland, at whose house I lay, and to his estimable wife, and A. J. Rex, I am under many and lasting obligations for their great kindness and assiduous care. The morning of the 11th of March I was able to get aboard the train, and right gladly did I turn my face Winfield-ward, arriving home on the 13th inst. But being illy able to stand the journey, it sent me to bed another two weeks. But thanks to the skill of Dr. Emerson and the kindness of other good friends, I am able to finish this desultory letter begun several weeks ago. J. K.
Winfield Courier, April 13, 1882.
Warrants were issued Monday for the arrest of Doc. Holland and Frank Manny, the former for unlawfully prescribing liquor, and the latter for unlawfully selling liquor.
Cowley County Courant, April 20, 1882.
TRIAL DOCKET. The following is a list of cases that will stand for trial at the April term of the District Court, commencing on the 25th day of April, A. D. 1882.
13. State vs. Charles G. Holland.
14. State vs. Frank Manny.
Cowley County Courant, May 4, 1882.
In the cases of the State vs. Drs. Headrick, Holland, and Cole, the court held the information insufficient and allowed the prosecution to amend. The case of the State vs. Dr. Fleming for selling liquor contrary, etc., was, after the jury had been impaneled, dismissed. The information located the doctor on the wrong side of the street.
Winfield Courier, May 18, 1882.
The Whiskey Cases. The jury in the Cole case, after being out nearly two days, failed to agree and were discharged. The jury stood seven for conviction and five for acquittal. The cases against Wells, Holland, Headrick, Cole, Thompson, and Shepard were continued until next term.
Winfield Courier, March 8, 1883.

Doctor Holland, of Geuda Springs, was in the city Wednesday.
Winfield Courier, April 12, 1883.
Doc. Holland was over from Geuda Springs Monday, on his way to Topeka, where he has been summoned to appear as witness in a case before the U. S. Court.
Arkansas City Traveler, June 13, 1883.
Henry Hanson, a farmer living east of the river, was bitten on the hand last Tuesday morning by a rattle snake; but under the care of Dr. Holland, is on the road to recovery.
Arkansas City Traveler, August 29, 1883.
The cheerful effects of liberal potations were illustrated in a little friendly altercation at Salt City, in which Dr. Holland’s face tested the efficiency of a beer bottle in the hands of Lyman Steiner. From the looks of the doctor’s face, the glass must have been harder than his cheek. Lyman is roaming in fresh pastures.
Winfield Courier, December 20, 1883.
“Taken in” by Two Ladies. A story comes to us from Geuda Springs, which is rather amusing and also somewhat serious. One evening last week Mrs. Dr. Holland and a lady friend were at the former’s home alone, when they noticed a man come up to the front door, look around in a suspicious manner, then go to the back door, and finally out to the stable. They were considerably frightened by his actions and got a revolver that was in the house. Soon they saw him come out of the stable and back toward the house. When he got near the door, the ladies threw it open, leveled their revolver, and ordered him to throw up his hands, which he promptly did. They then marched him over to the Justice of the Peace. He was profuse in his declaration that he meant no harm, but had come for the Doctor, had gone to the front door, then to the back door, and not seeing anyone around, went out to the stable to see if the Doctor’s horse was there. He then concluded to go up to the house and see if he could raise anyone and when near the door was startled by getting confronted with a revolver and an order to surrender. Careful questioning convinced the justice of the truth of his story and he was discharged. It won’t do for the average tramp to fool around those ladies.
Arkansas City Republican, July 19, 1884.
The little three year old daughter of Mr. S. M. Curry, living southwest of Geuda, was bitten by a rattle snake on the Fourth. She is rapidly recovering under the treatment of Dr. Holland. Geuda Springs News.
Winfield Courier, November 6, 1884.
BIRTH. A new arrival at Mr. John M. Byers. It is a girl. Dr. Holland reports all doing well.
Arkansas City Republican, November 15, 1884.
                                                       Who is Dr. Woodside?

DIED. A sad accident happened Saturday forenoon at the residence of Mr. J. S. Alter, about two miles northwest of here. His little ten year old daughter while at work at his cane mill had her dress caught in the cogs, drawing her leg into them, crushing it in a shocking manner. Drs. Long and Holland were summoned and decided that amputation was necessary. Dr. Woodside, of Arkansas City, was telephoned for and came over immediately and performed the operation. All was of no avail, however, and the unfortunate little one passed away Thursday. Geuda Springs News.
Winfield Courier, December 25, 1884.
Dr. Holland will move his office up from the home plantation, on a hand car, perhaps.
Winfield Courier, Thursday, June 4, 1885.
The following are the real estate transfers filed in the office of Register of Deeds yesterday.
U S to C G Holland, lots 2 and 3 e hf of sw qr 25-34-s-3e, 155 acres: $193
Arkansas City Republican, June 13, 1885.
Fred Patty and D. A. McIntyre went to Geuda Monday evening. On the return home about three miles out from Geuda, the horse which Patty was riding stumbled and fell. Patty was thrown across a root and the horse fell on his right leg, breaking it between the ankle and knee. The injured man was taken to the nearest farm house and Dr. Holland called. Patty’s hand and neck were also injured pretty severely. He is improving. Yesterday he was able to be removed to Arkansas City.
Arkansas City Republican, Saturday, August 7, 1886. From Saturday’s Daily.
Dr. Holland’s trial was postponed from yesterday afternoon until next Friday. Holland is the man who ran into F. J. Hess’ buggy, upsetting it.
Below is the article mentioned above re Mr. & Mrs. F. J. Hess...
Arkansas City Republican, Saturday, July 10, 1886. From Monday’s Daily.
A drunken brute, last Saturday evening, threw a stone at Mr. and Mrs. F. J. Hess as they were going along Third Avenue to the residence of J. P. Johnson. He was in front of the Monumental Hotel, and as a wagon load of ladies went by, he jeered loudly at them, and in his loud demonstrations got out into the street just as Mr. and Mrs. Hess came along. He turned upon them, picked up a large-sized stone, and threw it with all his force at them, barely missing the lady. Mr. Hess escorted his wife out of danger and then returned to arrest the man. He did so and had him on way to the calaboose when several of his friends made a raid and took him away from Mr. Hess. The drunken brute was a stranger to Mr. Hess, but it is hoped that he will be arrested and be made to suffer the full extent of the law. It is a shame that a lady cannot go upon the streets with her husband without being subjected to such an attack.


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