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Factory Store

If the 1880 Winfield Directory is correct, it appears that the Factory Store, located one door north of Maris Drug Store, was located on the east side of Main Street between 10th and 11th avenues. Address would have been one door north of Maris Drug Store in 1885, which indicated that its address was 1005 Main.
Very complicated move made with respect to this drug store. At one time it was owned by Enoch Maris, Carson, and B. F. Baldwin. Everyone bailed out except Baldwin, who then sold the drug store to Quincy A. Glass...
Winfield Directory 1880...
GLASS, QUINCY A., Main, e. s. between 10th and 11th avenues.
QUINCY A. GLASS. This gentleman opened his drug house last February, and has one of the most complete stocks in this line in Southern Kansas. He has been in the drug trade for a number of years and is well versed in chemistry, having devoted several years to it, and is regarded as one of the leading pharmacists in the State. Mr. Glass came to Winfield about two years ago and in company with Mr. Brown, bought out Mr. Baldwin. He has since, as above stated, opened a Drug store which is a credit to any Eastern city. Mr. Glass is one of our most popular businessmen, and those who once do business with Quincy A. Glass take pleasure in again returning. This store is located on Main, between Tenth and Eleventh avenues.
GLASS, QUINCY A., Main, e. s. between 10th and 11th avenues.
Winfield Directory 1885...
Glass Quincy A, druggist, 1005 Main, res 1213 Millington
                                               FROM THE NEWSPAPERS.
Note: The first ad did not indicate that a “Mr. S. Whitehead” was the proprietor of the Factory Store.
Kansas 1875 Census, Winfield Township, Cowley County, March 1, 1875.
Name                           age sex color    Place/birth                 Where from
Solon Whitehead          56  m    w      England                              Missouri
Catharine Whitehead    36    f      w      Eastern Canada                  Missouri
Edward Whitehead 14  m     w      Virginia                         Missouri
Ida J. Whitehead            1    f      w      Kansas
Winfield Courier, April 10, 1874.
Millinery Goods. Just received: Spring and Summer Styles, which will be sold cheaper than any place in Southern Kansas at the Factory store, one door North of Maris Drug Store.
Winfield Courier, February 25, 1875.
We notice that Mr. Whitehead is building an addition to his house on Main street.
Winfield Courier, January 6, 1876.
Our “Courier” Patrons. In beginning the “Centennial year,” with an enterprise like the one we have engaged in this week, it is but right and proper that we make honorable mention of the men who, by giving us their patronage, have greatly helped us in the “financial” part there­of.

WHITEHEAD, Mrs. S., keeps a good stock of millinery goods at the old stand. The ladies all know where it is.
Winfield Courier, February 8, 1877. [Ad. appearing on Editorial Page.]
S. WHITEHEAD is prepared to do all kinds of JOB DYEING, MEN’S COATS, PANTS AND VESTS, LADIES’ SHAWLS, DRESSES, AND SUITS OF WORSTED AND COTTON for two months only! At the FACTORY STORE, Winfield, Kansas.
Winfield Courier, March 29, 1877.
Mr. Whitehead has gone back to his woolen factory in Missou­ri.


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