News for October 21, 1887

Submitted by Deborah Brown Musgrove


Ft. Smith Elevator
October 21, 1887

Mrs. M.D. Wisdom and children arrived on Saturday last from Muskogee and will reside here in the future. The Colonel remains in the office of the Indian Agent at Muskogee.
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Fred Dillon, formerly of this city but now of Fort Leavenworth, Kansas, is here this week visiting friends and attending the fair.
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Dr. E.B. Frayser, an old-time citizen of Fort Smith, but now of Vanita, has been in the city this week.
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Mr. Ed. Haglin returned on Monday from a trip to San Antonio, Texas.
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Governor Thompson McKinney of the Chocotaw Nation, accompanied by other national officers and some 25 members of the Council of that nation, arrived here yesterday morning on a special train to attend the fair in a body. They were met at the depot by the May and a delegation of citizens who escorted them to the Main Hotel, and later in the day they were taken to the fair grounds in a body. The cadre delegation numbered forty-eight. The Elevator extends them a hearty welcome.