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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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     Jul. 5, 1900 -- Two of the best water powers in the state are on the Cottonwood river near Clements.


     The Holmes Cornet band entertained at the 4th of July doings.


     Marriage License to: John V. Thomas & Nellie M. Mustard, both of Thurman, Isaac L. Harris & Bessie L. Hughes.


     M. H. Lewis is building a greenhouse in Middletown.


     July 12, 1900 -- Born, to Mr. & Mrs Lybarger, of Homestead, a son. Mr. & Mrs Mackenzie of Elmdale, a daughter.


     J. A. Johnson and family left for their new home in Concordia.


     The school board met and elected the following teachers for next year: D. F. Skirk, Principal, B. F. Martin, Assistant and Minnie Norton, Ida Schimpff, Anna Arnold, Hattie Doolittle, and Margaret Gillett.


     Marriage License issued to: Orville M. Martin & Cecelie 0. Collins, both of Saffordville.


     The little son of Alec Jernsha died of cholera.


     The exterior of the new house of Capt. Brandley is near completion. The work is being supervised by S. D. Thomas of Elmdale.


     Strong City prides itself on the artist club known as the "Holy Thirteen."


     Abram Beals, formerly of Toledo dies.


     Isiah Goodwin and Annie McLoud, both of Strong City were married by the probate judge.


     Jul. 19, 1900 -- Married, J. T. Glanville & Anna Roberts, both of Toledo Township.


     Born to Mr. & Mrs Al Richards, on Diamond Creek, a daughter.


     County Superintendant is Mr. Stephenson.


     Real estate transfers, E. M. & C. M. Gregory to D. W. Foxworthy.


     Jul. 26, 1900 -- The long distance telephone company has put in stations in this city and Strong.


     C. E. Hildebrand, was hurt while boarding a moving train at Emporia.


     Mort Newton, Con Harvey, Zeph Davis, John McCabe, Tom Grisham, 0. H. Drinkwater, Jerry Madden, J. T. Butler and Charles Schneider attended the Fort Scott convention.


     The Benevolent Society was held at Mrs. Chas. Yeager's, of Rock Creek.


     Baby Richards died, Parents Mr. & Mrs H. Richards.





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