Wheatland Times

The following are abstracts taken from microfilm of the Wheatland Times at the Curtis Memorial Library in Wheatland.  This microfilm may also be available for inter-library loan from the Iowa State Historical Society or the State Archives.

"Wood" -- We again request those subscribers who have promised to pay their subscription in wood, that now is the accepted time.  Our pile has grown small and our neighbor keeps a big dog.

18 Oct 1860

Died: In Liberty Twp. on the 16th inst., of Typhoid Fever, Martin C. Phillips, aged 29 years.  Funeral service at Wheatland 11 o'clock on Friday the 19th.

Hicks -  returned from New York

Dr. Gamble - gentleman & good physician

Fogg - Fogg's clothing store

Schyricker's new store finished; Bennett & Haight's nearly finished

E. Covey sold his interest in Wheatland Wagon Manufactory to Mr. Churchill

J. D. Fegan had a radish that weighed 7 lbs.

Republican Convention at DeWitt; nominated: Loring Wheeler for Clerk of District Court and Isaac Baldwin Supt. of Common Schools

25 Oct 1860

Leffingwell & Rodgers' new store raised

Haight has gone to Michigan

A. J. Gault purchased a lot

John Smith manufactures brick and such

Rev. Mr. Mills preached at Rogers' Hall

Wheatland to have schoolhouse.  Dr. Garable's accepting proposals





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