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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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     Feb. 7, 1901 -- Harry Holmes and his workmen are putting up a new "smith shop," at Cedar Point.

     Albert Rogler has purchased the James Mitchell farm, north of town and adjoining the Largent farm, which he purchased some time ago.

     Born to Mr. & Mrs Coffelt, a son.

     Ed Crocker is having some building done on the ranch.

     A Mr. Barber is hauling logs from Ben Makin's to Bazaar, for shipment.

     The Strong City Auditorium will be formally opened April 18 and 19.

     Wm. T. Glanville, aged 72 died at his home on Bloody Creek, very suddenly, of heart failure.

     The 25th wedding anniversary of Mr. & Mrs N. M. Patton was celebrated.

     Feb. 14, 1901 -- Mrs T. G. Austin marketed 105 rabbits, the purchasers were Woolwine Bros. of Saffordville.

     Fritz Fillmore will move on the Ed Beck place near Elmdale.

     Geo. Yeager now owns the meat market formerly belonging to Rockwood.

     John Blackmore took charge of the Eureka House, Geo. Yeager is retiring.

     One of the new fangled gasoline lamps exploded in the lunch room of the Ryan Bros. Hotel in Strong City. No injuries.

     Feb. 21, 1901 -- Only $25 to California now over the Santa Fe. See "Reduced Rates."

     The Orient railroad people were "viewing" routes in this vicinity.

     Gid Finley give a phonograph concert every afternoon to delighted audiences.

     Mrs E. W. Pinkston of Cedar Point is expected home from Excelsior Springs. Her health is much improved.

     Died at her late residence, at Elmdale, Mrs Mary A. Jeffrey of heart disease, age 75. She leaves a husband and nine children.

     S. Will Beach is sheriff of Chase Co.

     Lon Anchor has opened a barber shop in Hymer.

     Marriage licenses issued to; Frank Deering & Fannie Buffon, both of Matfield, Ir Kabler & Margaret Rettiger both of Strong City.

     Marriage of Adrian L. Bocook & Daisy Parker both of Matfield.

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