Winfield Directory 1880.
Stout, R. R., blacksmith, shop, 8th avenue, n. s. between Millington and Loomis.
Stout, M., blacksmith, boards R. R. Stout.
Stout, R. R., blacksmith, r. 7th avenue, n. e. corner Loomis.
[LIST OF NEW BUILDINGS ERECTED SINCE 1/1/1878.]
Winfield Courier, Thursday, January 2, 1879.
The following is a list of new buildings erected in the city of Winfield since January 1, 1878, with the name of owner and cost of building.
R. R. Stout, residence, frame: $200.
R. R. Stout, barn, frame: $100.
Winfield Courier, March 27, 1879.
The following is a list of the principal business firms of Winfield.
Max Shoeb, Dan. Miller, Mater & Son, Mr. Stout, R. H. Tucker, Mr. Legg.
Winfield Courier, July 31, 1879.
Mr. R. R. Stout, our enterprising blacksmith, has put in a new front and otherwise improved his place of business.
Winfield Courier, August 26, 1880.
The blacksmith, Stout, was thrown from a wagon Monday and seriously injured.
Cowley County Courant, January 12, 1882.
W. B. Caton has purchased a lot on Ninth Avenue, east of Stout's blacksmith shop, and today moved his building up from South Main Street to his new location.
John Easton now in Stout Blacksmith Shop on Ninth Avenue...
Winfield Courier, May 4, 1882.
John Easton has secured the old Stout blacksmith shop on Ninth Avenue, and has removed from his former location. This is one of the largest and most commodious shops in the city, and has a wagon-work shop attached. We are glad to see John getting along so nicely.
Winfield Courier, July 13, 1882.
Bob. Stout had $29 stolen from the desk in his blacksmith shop Monday afternoon, while he had stepped out for a moment.
John Easton, blacksmith, in Stout's old stand, 9th Avenue, east of Millington...
Winfield Courier, September 14, 1882.
JOHN EASTON'S BLACKSMITH SHOP! Is in full blast, ready to do all kinds of work very cheap for cash. Bring on your Reapers and Mowers and get them repaired, as harvest will soon be here and you will want them in good order to do good work. Come, try me; ask my prices and be satisfied. I make repairing of all kinds a specialty. You will find me at Stout's old stand, Ninth Avenue, east of Millington street. JOHN EASTON.
Billy Hands, livery stable, tears down Stout blacksmith shop for his stable...
Winfield Courier, February 22, 1883.
Billy Hands is having the old Stout blacksmith shop torn down preparatory to putting in his new livery stable.
Note: It appears that R. R. Stout left Cowley County after the above-noted sale. No further information could be found and he was not listed in 1885 Winfield Directory.