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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 217


     Jun 23 1922 - John Ice of Cedar Point and Myrtle Freeborn of Florence are wed.

     Jun 30 - Kenneth, eighteen months old son of Mr. & Mrs Paul Stubenhofer who lives several miles west of Strong City has died.

     Jul 4 - J. A. Reifsnyder died at the Santa Fe hospital in Topeka.

     Jul 7 - Mrs Arch Miller passed away from acute indigestion. Mrs Miller was 85 years old. Her maiden name was Mary McNee.

     Jul 25 - Peter Caress one of the oldest residents of the Homestead neighborhood died at his home.

     Aug 1 - County has only two weeks coal supply left.

     Aug 8 - Lois Wood and Clarence McCandless of Cottonwood Falls are married.

     Aug 11 - Born to Mr. & Mrs Fred Smith of Clements, two six pound baby boys.

     Aug 15 - Born to Mr. & Mrs Milburn Cooper of Bazaar a brand new ten pound baby boy.

     Aug 22 - Word has been received here of the death of Cal (Babe) Evans, Jr. of Salt Lake City, Utah. He was born and raised in this county and is a brother of Homer Evans of Buck creek.

     Aug 25 - Mrs E. B. Remy dies at Strong City. She leaves to mourn a husband, five sons, Chas. A. Remy, Strong City; Richard B. Remy, Emporia; Hoyt E. Remy, Burdick; Lloyd L. Remy, Emporia; and Ralph Wayne Remy, of Strong City.

     Mrs Sarah Crook, an elderly resident of Saffordville, died at her home.

     Sep 5 - August of 1922 was the dryest and hottest for many years.

     Sep 8 - The Chase County Fair is better than ever this year.

     Sep 19 - The Golden Wedding anniversary of Mr. & Mrs W. P. Evans was celebrated

     Strong City has new parking arrangements. No parking in the middle of the street from now on. Parking to the curb only.

     Sep 22 - There are no gates to open into the McDowell orchard but there are some very nice apples there.

     Sep 29 - Born to Mr. & Mrs John Scribner of Saffordville, a daughter.

     Oct 6 - Fire of unknown origin destroys four buildings and threatens mill at Cedar Point. Bank, meat market, barber shop, and Cresses stores in ashes. Damage estimated at $20,000.

     Elmdale high school library has just been re-organized and is ready for use.

     The infant son of Mr. & Mrs George Whitcomb of Cedar Point who was born last week, died of jaundice.

     Oct 10 - Mr. & Mrs Ray Patton of Homestead have a new son, their second and he has been named Chad Ray.

     Oct 13 - Two cases of scarlet fever reported in Strong City.

     Oct 27 - Curbing spaces are marked off in Strong City.

Chase County Host
Lorna Marvin

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