Gladiator Newspaper from January 12, 1888


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Gladiator Newspaper from January 12, 1888 from the collections of the Worthington Historical Society (WHS) may be used for educational purposes as long as it is not altered in any way and proper credit is given: "Courtesy of the Worthington Historical Society, Worthington, OH." Prior written permission of the WHS is required for any other use of Gladiator Newspaper from January 12, 1888. Contact WHS at to request permission.

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Gladiator Newspaper from January 12, 1888 is text, with genre newspaper. Its dimensions are 15.25 in. x 11 in.. It is 4 pages long.

It was created on Thursday, January 12, 1888.

Worthington Historical Society is the Contributor. Ezekiel Mettles, 1833-1914 is the Publisher.

"The Gladiator" was a newspaper published in Worthington from 1887 to 1888 by Ezekiel Mettles. The office for the Gladiator was located in the Goodrich Block on the southwest corner of Main (High) Street and the Public Square. Pages one and two of the newspaper contain advertisements including several for Worthington businesses, along with state and national news and short columns.

Articles pertaining to local news appear on page three. One note reads, "the old Tuller building on Main Street has been thoroughly repaired and repainted. It looks as pretty now as a 16-yr old maiden with a new frock." Another note states, "Frank R. Main has sold his store to Mr. Guy Fay who will continue the business at the old stand." A death notice announces the passing of Lewis Johnson on January 7th, 1888 "at the residence of his son Henry, near Flint, of typhoid pneumonia." He was married to Pamela Thompson. Lastly, an obituary for Williard E. Case, son of Hector Case, Esq, age 26, appears. It indicates he was married to Jennie Wright and brother of James C. Case.

Advertisements in this issue include "O. Johnson, M.D., Worthington, Ohio," "W.F. Griswold, Notary Public and Civil Engineer, Worthington, Ohio," and "R. W. Evans, dealer in stoves and tinware in Worthington."

It covers the topics newspapers, business and retail stores.

It features the person Lewis Johnson, 1813-?.

It covers the city Worthington.

You can find the original at Worthington Historical Society.

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The Worthington Historical Society identification code is 2014.004.06.

The Worthington Memory identification code is whs1308.

This metadata record was human prepared by Worthington Libraries on February 21, 2022. It was last updated February 25, 2022.