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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 20


     The citizens of Matfield have organized a Creamery Co.


     Real estate transfer, C. A. Cowley to Henry Schrumpf.


     Marriage of Mabel L. Beedle, Thurman to Carl E. Johnson.


     Born; Mr. & Mrs Enos Shaft, Clements, a son. Mr. & Mrs Chas. Myers, Clements, a son.


     Sept. 27, 1900 -- Geo. E. Capwell ad on a give away of several cameras.


     The infant son of Dr. Hoover, of Saffordville has died.


     Gillett & Ferlet for sale, new sewing machines for $20 each.


     Dr. Conaway will attend the meeting of the Santa Fe surgeons in Colorado Springs.


     Milk delivered for the first days work at the city creamery was from Ollie Rockwood, Willie Kuhl, John Montgomery and E. J. Wilcox.


     Marriage of Geo. Stewart, Bazaar & Ida Maylor, Matfield, Jessie A. Riggs & Ollie M. Deal, both of Cedar Township.


     The best farm wagon made is the Birdsell, sold by Gillett & Ferlet.


     C. A. Cowley has purchased Wit Adare's stock in the street railway Co., which gives him a controlling interest.


     The bridge on South Fork, south of Matfield will be completed in the near future.


     Rev. Cameron of the Christian Church of Matfield preached his farewell sermon.


     D. Johnson is the Justice of the Peace at Matfield.


     Oct. 4, 1900 -- Henry Bonewell took charge of the Eureka house.


     An incipient blaze in the rear of Hager's grocery, caused no little excitement as it endangered the entire block. Blaze was extinguished quickly.


     J. W. McWilliams filed his petition, and is now a fullfledged independent candidate for County Attorney.


     Bert Foreman, on of Chase County's old residents, had a sale and will leave for California to make his home.


     Marriage: Lewis I. Holmes & Edna M. Miller, both of Clements.


     Supt. L. A. Lowther is doing much to raise our city schools to a higher standard The high school course now covers four years.


     E. S. Green has bought the Perry Hunt farm, north of the depot at Clements.


     Albert Taggart has bought the Van Huff property.





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