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S. T. Wood


Arkansas City Traveler, March 29, 1876.
S. T. WOOD, one of the old surveyors, smiled on our streets again, last week.
Unknown: Whether “Sam Wood” refers to S. T. Wood...
Winfield Courier, Thursday, June 1, 1876.
Sam Wood has gone bag and baggage to the San Juan mines.
Arkansas City Traveler, October 24, 1877.
S. T. WOOD was nominated by the Republicans and Democrats of Sumner County, last week, for the office of Surveyor.
Arkansas City Traveler, October 24, 1877.
We notice the name of S. T. Wood, of Falls Township, Sumner County, as a candidate for county surveyor on the ticket nomi­nated lately. We have known Mr. Wood for several years, and should take pride in seeing him elected. He is a surveyor of more than ordinary experience, and has worked extensively for the U. S. Government in the survey of the Indian Territory, Utah, and elsewhere. In the surveyor’s camp he was recognized to be one of the best workmen that ever shouldered a compass. Every man who knows him will be sure to vote for him.
Arkansas City Traveler, January 30, 1878.
SUMNER County is to vote whether they will have a jail or not on Monday, January 28th. The temperance crusade continues at Wellington, and religious meetings in the country about. All the new county officers have been installed, with the exception of S. T. Wood, Surveyor elect, who has been water bound in the Indian Territory.
Arkansas City Traveler, February 27, 1878.
According to a decision of Gov. Anthony, no vacancy exists in the office of County Surveyor, by reason of the failure of S. T. Wood to qualify in the time prescribed by law. The present incumbent, Geo. T. Walton, will hold the office till the next general election.
Arkansas City Traveler, May 25, 1881.
The TRAVELER received a pleasant call, on Saturday last, from S. T. Wood, county surveyor of Sumner County, and his friend, Mr. Baughman. S. T. Wood was one of the old survey corps who used to make things lively in the early days of our city, and with his friends is ever welcome.
Arkansas City Traveler, December 5, 1883.
S. T. Wood, an old timer in this country, was in the city last week. He is now surveying the Windsor & Roberts range in the Territory.
Arkansas City Traveler, January 9, 1884.
S. T. Wood, one of the old surveyor boys of 1874, was in the city last Sunday.
Arkansas City Traveler, January 9, 1884.
Mr. S. T. Wood, the county surveyor of Sumner County and an old timer in this city, was at the Leland Sunday last. We failed to see the gentleman; but hope for better luck next time he favors our city with his presence.

Arkansas City Traveler, March 5, 1884.
Our city council did a wise thing in appointing Mr. S. T. Wood as city surveyor. The gentleman has had many years’ experience in the business, being one of the old surveyor boys who made things lively hereabouts in an early day. When he returns from finishing his engagements in the Territory, he will permanently locate with us.
Arkansas City Traveler, April 2, 1884.
S. T. Wood, one of the ever popular boys of 1874, was in the city last week, and says he will move his family here as soon as his Territory work is finished.
Arkansas City Traveler, June 4, 1884.
The TRAVELER is indebted to Mr. Tell W. Walton for one of his new range maps of the Cherokee Strip. This map is a treasure in every respect to anyone desirous of keeping posted on cattle interests in the Territory. It should be in the hands of every stock man, or man interested in stock. It is as near correct as it is possible to make it. It is compiled from surveys made in 1883 by S. T. Wood, Tell Walton, Fred Eckert, and C. H. Burgess, and shows the location of about 100 ranges. We have two of the maps for sale at $6 each, the regular price. They are well worth the sum to anyone having occasion to use them.


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