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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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     The people should assist the census takers by answering the questions asked and gave all other information promply.


     The costs of the Brandley case in Lyon Co., which Chase Co. will have to pay is a total of $1,622.78.


     H. C. Stephenson of Clements, left on an extended trip through Europe


     The bridge across Hawkins Branch is nearly finished. The work is being done by Fred Huffman.


     Jun. 14, 1900 -- Frank Dwelle is working for Major Peck.


     Born: a daughter, to Mr. & Mrs John Doering. A son, to Mr. & Mrs Rob't Blackburn of Bazaar.


     F. I. Beach sold his interest in the Osage Mill to his partner, J. L. Bashor.


     Dave Wood, of Fox Creek, graduated from the University law school.


     Marriage: Chas. A. Bruce & Josie Miner, both of Cottonwood Falls.


     The Chase Co. Stone Co. is putting in a stone saw mill and a new stone building is being erected.


     Marriage Licenses issued to: Frank W. Sayre, of Wonsevu and Blanch M. Smith of Peabody. Melvin C. Almond and Mollie Wyen, both of Saffordville and Chas. 0. Yoakem of Homestead & Nora A. Knab.


     C. B. Hager has purchased Harder's interest in the business and is now alone again.


     Wm. Beanblossom is putting up a large and handsome residence on Garfield Avenue in Strong City.


     John Thomas, 84 years old, died at his home, near the head of Sharp's creek.


     Miss Estella Conaway wins 1st. prize for her piano selection "Chopin's Impromptu Op. 66 in Topeka.


     Jun. 28, 1900 -- Frank Lee left for the gold mines of Mexico.


     Married: Homer C. Crowthers & Lizzie Whitlock, both of Cottonwood Falls.


     At the school meeting J. H. Doolittle was re-elected Clerk and a tax of 15 mills levied. Nine months school was voted.


     Charley Schneider of Elmdale is a fusion candidate for State Senator.


     Mildred Grace, daughter of Fred & May Langendorf, died, age 2 of typhoid fever.


     The infant son of Mr. & Mrs Jack Thompson, of Plymouth was buried.





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