History

Thursday, July 17, 1884 Last week our kind   neighbor across the way raised the name of Dr. J.P.H. Gray, of California, as its aspirant for legislative honors. While we have naught against …

Thursday, July 10, 1884 There will appear in the columns of this paper a list of the names signing the saloon license petition in this city next week. The ladies of the Women’s Christian …

Thursday, July 3, 1884 Tipton has at last succeeded in obtaining a public well of 250 feet in depth and a supply of good, pure water, exhaustless in volume. The next thing proposed is a wind …

Thursday, June 26, 1884 Now that the old stock yard nuisance is done away with, we have several valuable building locations in the business portion of our little city. The removal of the public …

The 42nd annual ice cream social will take place on the lawn of the historic Maclay Home on Thursday, the  4th of July.  Festivities begin at 10 a.m. with tours of the 17-room Home.  …

Thursday, June 19, 1884 The dedication of the Catholic Church at this place last Thursday, was the grandest and most imposing event that ever transpired in the city of Tipton. The ceremonies …

Thursday, June 12, 1884 The name of Moniteau Post-office, Moniteau, has been changed to Clarksburg. *** There are at present, seven periodicals published in this county; four weeklies …

Thursday, June 5, 1884 The railway hands are building the fence around the new stock yards. The removal of the old yards will leave some noble and beautiful building lots on one of the most …

Thursday, May 29, 1884 Some low-lived sneak thief got into Woodrum’s undertaking establishment the other day or night and stole a $6 shroud from off the shelf. We have heard of grave …

The Cooper County Historical Society and the Missouri River Valley Steam Engine Association will co-host an open house at Dick’s Mill at Cotton Sunday, June 9. The public is welcome and …

Thursday, May 22, 1884 Last Monday afternoon there was a pleasant little reception held at the residence of Mr. and Mrs. Jos. Weiner in honor of Mrs. Weiner’s 34 th birthday, and also in …

Thursday, May 15, 1884 C.K. Cullers is building an extensive furniture warehouse in the rear of his furniture store. Mr. Cullers proposes to keep the largest, choicest and cheapest assortment of …

The historic Maclay Home will open for the tour season on Sunday, May 12.  The Home is open for tours on the second and fourth Sundays from 2 to 4 p.m. from May through October.  Special …

Thursday, May 8, 1884 The prompt lynching of the Medicine Lodge bank robbers in Kansas last week meets with a very encouraging show of commendation wherever spoken of on our streets. Everybody …

Thursday, May 1, 1884 As early as Sunday morning it was whispered around town that Sheriff Rogers of Cooper county, Frank James and family were on west-bound train No. 1, leaving St. Louis, and …

Thursday, April 24, 1884 The Boonville Branch had a little unpleasantness last Saturday morning near Joetown. A couple of box cars on the train coming this way, concluded to leave the rails and …

Thursday, April 17, 1884 The creamery began active operation last Saturday when it steamed up and started off like a thing of life. Mr. W.T. Redmon, the superintendent, has been actively engaged …

Thursday, April 10, 1884 Our city financial statement, published this week, ought to be a matter of congratulations to all of our citizens who read it, as well as to the crew that engineers the …

Thursday, April 3, 1884 W.H. Cochel met a narrow escape last Thursday night. While on   his way home during the storm and extreme darkness, he ran against a horse hitched to the door of …

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