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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



     PAGE 163


     1916


     Sep 01 1916 - Mrs Jane McCabe of Bazaar, entertained a large number of friends, relatives and neighbors. It being the fifieth anniversary of her arrival in Kansas.


     Carpenters are now putting on the roof of the new high school building at Saffordville. Also plastering and it now looks like it will be ready for occupancy in a short time.


     The signal bells at the railroad crossing at Saffordville are now installed.


     Sep 05 - Ollie Riggs and Joe LaCross, two young men of Cottonwood Falls, caught a 55 pound catfish on the Cottonwood river. The next night they caught a 50 pound catfish on their trout line. The boys seem to be having a streak of luck.


     A very suitable cyclone cave has been built at the New Hope school district by W. W. Wright of Cedar Point.


     Sep 08 - All teachers who hold certificates not issued by the examining board of Chase Co. must have their certificates registered at the office of the County Superintendent to have them valid in this county.


     The Fairview, Stribby and Banks school districts will have no school this year.


     Mr. & Mrs R. A. Stephenson of Clements are the proud parents of a ten pound baby daughter.


     Sep 12 - Albert Rogler received $1.60 per bushel on his wheat, grown on his farm at Matfield Green.


     Twelve lots or parcels of land in Strong City and Matfield Green were sold to Chase County for unpaid taxes.


     Miss Esther Rettiger of Strong City left to resume her studies at St. Mary's Academy at Leavenworth for the winter.


     FOR SALE - Have 1200 pounds of grapes for sale, W. N. Oles, Bazaar.


     Sep 15 - Sidney Replogle & Cecil Kuhl purchased the stock of drugs and business from A. L. Campbell. Both Sidney and Cecil were born and raised in Chase Co.


     Many stores will be closed for the Middle Creek Fair on Sept. 22nd.


     Mr. & Mrs Alfred Schoer of Stribby creek are th parents of an eight pound boy.


     Sep 19 - Frank Sheets sold his drug store in Strong City to L. J. Supple of Salina.


     E. C. Childs who lives near Neva dies suddenly. The funeral will be held at the Childs home. Mr. Childs came to Chase Co. in 1872.


     Sep 25 - Sealed proposals will be received by the Board of Education of Bazaar for the erecting of a new school building. with Frank Yeager being the Clerk.


     A family reunion was held at the home of Mr. & Mrs Charles Deering. The celebration being s surprise to Mr. & Mrs Deering. All of their children and family were present.


     Sep 29 - Geo. McNee is putting on an extension at the rear of his store occupied by the Henry Long Dry Good Co. and the Brown Furniture Co. The addition will be of stone 20 x 24 feet and 20 x 20 feet.




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