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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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     Jun 28 1961 - Mr. & Mrs Thomas E. McCabe of near Bazaar celebrate their 25th wedding anniversary.

     C. E. Fear is the Cottonwood Falls City Marshal; Jack Campbell, Water & Street Superintendent, or Dean Jones according to your needs.

     Jul 5 - Mrs L. E. Waddell is to be the Roniger Museum attendant.

     Jul 12 - D. A. Macalpine retired farmer of Elmdale is taken in death.

     A barn dance will be held at the Don Horst farm near Elmdale

     Jul 19 - A new post office site for Cottonwood Falls is choosen.

     The Rainbow Garden Club hails its 30th. anniversary.

     Jul 26 - Local Babe Ruth teams in league tourney winner. All stars go to State in Olathe.

     Scout ball is now out of the red.

     Mr. & Mrs John Rufener, have a new baby boy, named Robin Bernhardt.

     Native Chase County pioneers mark 60 years of wedded life at same homesite The Henry Roglers of Matfield Green.

     Aug 2 - Pascal Roniger buys the Hymer school house. The purchase price being $350.

     Aug 16 - Loeva Klamm arrived home from Japan where she has been teaching in American schools for Children of American Military personnel.

     Aug 30 - Ernest Osman of Cedar Point is killed instantly on highway crash.

     Sam C. Vinson of Cedar Point is taken in death.

     Sep 6 - Mrs. J. E. Danford passes away at her home.

     George Roniger a well known Bazaar rancher passes away.

     Sep 13 - Wm. Selves Sr. has been elected as the President of the Chase Co. Historical Society.

     Sep 27 - Mr. & Mrs Raymond J. Barrett hail golden wedding anniversary.

     Oct 4 - Rex Bennett retires as local postmaster. Fred Riggs receives acting appointment.

     Oct 11 - E. C. Sherffius dies at his home.

     Oct 25 - Irving Myers is appointed as legislator when Fred Riggs resigned to become acting postmaster.

     Nov 1 - Wm. A. “Bill” Lawless a well known former cafe owner in Strong City and Cottonwood Falls has died.

     Nov 15 - Mr. & Mrs Geo. Yeager have a new baby boy, named George Wayne; Mr. & Mrs Ron Mayo, a boy, Timothy Shaw.

     Nov 22 - Mr. & Mrs Gene Barr, Burdick have a son, named Ben Micheal.

     Nov 29 - Mrs Roy E. Lee of Strong City is taken in death and Albert Bjorklund also of Strong City.

     Dec 6 - A parent-teacher organization will be started in Chase County.

     Funeral services for lifetime resident of Matfield Green, Fred Swift, 75 years old is held.

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