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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 2 -1952 - The overall population of Chase County declined, total is now 5,020 for the county.

     Births: Mrs. & Mrs Roy Johnson, Strong City, a daughter, Leila Ann, 2 pounds and 11 ounces; and Mr. & Mrs Don Robinson of Cottonwood Falls, a son, Mark William.

     Jul 9 - Fire destroys the C. E. “Jake” Thompson farm home two miles east of Cedar Point.

     Jul 23 - Self inflicted wound is fatal to Bazaar woman, Mrs Bessie Sharp, aged 65.

     George Shaw, sheriff of Chase County is spending a week in Lawrence attending a school for peace officers.

     County’s first polio victim is Darwin Reyer.

     Jul 30 - Truman Haskell buys the Chase County Motor Co.

     Aug 6 - The George Lamberts have sold the Bank Hotel at Strong City to Mr. & Mrs Russell Burton of Council Grove.

     Mr. & Mrs Al Cahoone have purchased the Home Cafe from Mr. & Mrs W. A. Lawless.

     Aug 13 - Robert Carrier named American Legion Head.

     Aug 20 - J. E. Stout, 91, died at his home east of Strong City. He married Carrie E. Hansen in 1897.

     Mr. & Mrs M. C. Kline of Elmdale have a new son named Mark William.

     Cecil P. Wilson & Betty Ann Matti both of Cottonwood Falls are wed in the Methodist church.

     Aug 27 - Robert L. Wilson & Mary Lou Fish, both of Cottonwood Falls are wed at the Presbyterian church.

     Sep 3 - W. T. Pyles, 80, of Elmdale dies following a stroke.

     A son, Ernest Lee is born to Mr. & Mrs Paul Ayers of Bazaar.

     Sep 10 - Roy Moores sell Gamble Store to Glenn Woodring.

     Mr. & Mrs Walter Ludwig sell Cafe to Mr. & Mrs Harve Cox.

     Betty Clark, Bertella Mushrush, and Peggy Fillmore have been elected as cheer leaders of the Strong City High.

     Sep 17 - Fire at Arch Miller farm east of Cottonwood Falls razes large barn.

     Sep 24 - Births: Mr. & Mrs Lawrence Daub, of Strong City, a boy; Mr. & Mrs Webster Olson of Clements, a girl named Karen Janette.

     Betty Beedle Howard of Bazaar and Evan Edward Koger are wed at the home of the bride’s parents, Mr. & Mrs Roy C. Beedle of Bazaar.

     Oct 1 - Mrs Emily Rogler 89, dies at her home east of Matfield Green. Her maiden name was Swift, the only daughter of Mr. & Mrs Charles Wesley Swift.

     Joel A. Cooper celebrates his 89th birthday at Saffordville.

     Oct 8 - Births: Mr. & Mrs Henry Schoap, Jr. of Cottonwood Falls, a girl named Janet Elizabeth; Mr. & Mrs Lester C. Pierce of Strong City , a boy, named Lester Charles II.

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