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History of Chase County, Kansas

Abstracts of Leader-News
1899 - 1999

This history was abstracted by Patty J Donelson, Chase County Historical Society Curator.
Transcribed and indexed by Lorna Marvin, Chase County Coordinator

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     Johnnie Winters is working at the corner-drug store. He takes the place of Sid Breese who will attend school.

     Sep. 21, 1899 -- Born to Mr. & Mrs Willie Romigh, September 16, a daughter.

     Three year old daughter of Mr. & Mrs John Thompson, Clements, died of spinal meningetis.

     The Presbyterian parsonage is nearly ready for plasterers.

     Old Settlers and Old Soldiers reunion of 1899 a grand success.

     Sep. 28 -- The new scholars attending the high school were given a reception at the E. F. Holmes residence.

     Wilson Stout, who moved to Arkansas about five years ago, has rented his farm and returned to Chase County.

     David Rettiger, of the firm Rettiger and Norton, stone contractors, died at the family residence.

     Fred Pract of Middle creek passed away.

     A mass concention of the Republications will be held at Toledo, Matfield, and Bazaar townships September 30th.

     Oct. 5, 1899 -- The Holmes band boys had their picture "took" last Saturday.

     Miss Rose Daugherty, daughter of Commissioner Daugherty, had her hands badly scaled last Sunday.

     Geo. Williams, son of Dr. G. W. Williams dies.

     Marriage of Mr. W. B. Simpson of Strong City to Miss Flora Stenzel of Middle Creek, Mr. W. S. Berkshire of Elmdale, to Miss May Childs of this township.

     R. E. Steward will begin the publication of a newspaper at Elmdale next week.

     Oct. 12 -- Uncle Tom Butler says there is a woman on his farm who shucked 60 bushels of corn in one day.

     Dan Foxworthy's baby was buried yesterday.

     Micheal Stubenhofer passed away September 26th. He was married to Miss Theresia Dobblinger in 1849 and they had ten children, 5 boys and 5 girls.

     T. G. Allen says he teaches school in the enterprising district in Chase Co.

     Oct. 19, 1899 -- The "Elmdale Report" is all right.

     S. A. Breese has his office in the Masonic building now.

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