Gladiator Newspaper from May 17th, 1888


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Gladiator Newspaper from May 17th, 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 May 17th, 1888. Contact WHS at to request permission.

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Gladiator Newspaper from May 17th, 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, May 17, 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 May 17th, 1888 includes a local news column and advertisements from local businesses. Articles pertaining to local news appear on page three. There is a mention that snow fell on Monday, that Jennie Snow was moving to Tennessee and a family reunion at the Flynn home north of Worthington in honor of Mrs. Flynn’s birthday. An advertisement was placed by J. D. Boardman for “Two Heavy Draft Mares and a good Roadster”.

Local advertisers include O. Johnson, M.D.; W. F. Griswold, notary and civil engineer; F. E. Sharp, news depot and stationery; and R. W. [Whit] Evans, stoneware and tinware. Numerous fictional stories, adages and advice columns fill the rest of the four page paper.

It covers the topic newspapers.

It covers the city Worthington.

You can find the original at Worthington Historical Society.

This file was reformatted digital in the format video/jpeg2000.

The Worthington Historical Society identification code is 2014.004.20.

The Worthington Memory identification code is whs1221.

This metadata record was human prepared by Worthington Libraries on March 5, 2021. It was last updated March 11, 2021.