Gladiator Newspaper from March 8th, 1888


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Gladiator Newspaper from March 8th, 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 March 8th, 1888. Contact WHS at to request permission.

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Gladiator Newspaper from March 8th, 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, March 8, 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.

This issue from March 8th, 1888 includes a local news column and advertisements from local businesses. There is an advice column titled “What Causes Hard Time.” on the front page. The second page contains a biography of Louisa May Alcott and an article titled “Ignorant of Housewifery”, which describes expected gender roles prevailing at the time of publication.

Articles pertaining to local news appear on page three. Some of the items included are as follows: "Sugar -making is now in order", "Miss Edith Wright, after a severe illness of three weeks, has returned to her school"; "Miss Nanna Stickney is home from her school..."; "Miss Nellie Wright has returned home, after teaching at her sister Edith's school for three weeks"; "Miss Emma Gilbert of Angola, Ind. is here visiting her relatives. After an absence of eleven years.."; "Mr. Martin Mullen, an old resident of this place, ...was in the village...."; "a lodge of I.G.O.T. was initiated at this place..."; and a note about the start of "The Crayon Club" with participation by Jennie & Gertrude Gilbert and Mary and Hattie Griswold.

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The Worthington Historical Society identification code is 2014.004.17.

The Worthington Memory identification code is whs1222.

This metadata record was human prepared by Worthington Libraries on March 6, 2021. It was last updated March 2, 2023.