History of Chase County, Kansas
Jan. 15 - 1909- E. D. Replogle has just finished putting up several hundred tons of ice.
Jan. 19 - The first copy of the Kansas Magazine is put out. It is superior to many of the popular magazines.
Mr. & Mrs John Crouch will have charge of the poor farm another year.
The wedding of Myrta May Kiddoo and Fred E. Childs was held at high noon on Jan. 14th.
Jan. 22 - Cupid seems to have gone astray in Chase County during the past few months, as there are eight divorce cases set for the March term of court.
Jan. 26 - Myrtle Bobletts and Martin Heckendorn are married at Cedar Point. Their home will be at Cedar Point.
The Thurman post office will be discontinued on Jan. 31st.
Nora W. Mailen passed away in Dec. of 1908.
Jan. 29 - W. G. Poland of Ness County has bought the lumber yard at Matfield Green from J. E. Evans.
Feb. 2 - Mrs J. H. Heckendorn of Cedar Point passed away. She is the mother of eleven children, nine of whom are still living.
Frank Calvert has just finished a fine new barn for James Miller on Middle creek. The floors are all cement.
The Fred Cahoones have a new baby.
Feb. 5 - A. B. Watson an early settler in Chase County, coming in 1859, died at his home.
Mr. & Mrs John Doering celebrate their 25th. wedding anniversary.
A movement is under way to secure a 10 day Chautauqua for Cottonwood Falls.
Carl Palmer and Bertha Jones both of Strong City are wed.
Feb. 12 - Albert Bailey and Charlotta D. Coats both of Toledo township were united in marriage. Also Ross A. Evans and Bertha M. Wyatt, both of Cottonwood Falls.
Feb. 19 - Frank Hoel has just completed a 25x60 foot automobile and carriage garage.
A prominent lawyer of Cottonwood Falls, lately demonstrated his ability as a Rough Rider or Shooter of the Shoots by sliding down the banister of the courthouse stairs. His audience consisting of two young ladies, in every possible manner encouraged the attempt.
Feb. 23 - The stand pipe is almost full. Connections will begin as soon as weather permits.
W. T. Childers, the barber, is hard at work building a bath room in the back of his barber shop.
A farewell party is given for the C. D. Arnold's, who will move to a farm near Emporia.
H. F. Hoel was the first to use city water at his livery barn.
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