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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 5 1969 - USD-284 will purchase four new buses.

     Aged resident B. B. Rufener, 91, a farmer of the Cottonwood area passes away.

     Courthouse on new official map.

     Lifetime senior citizen, Charles Lancaster succumbs.

     Jun 19 - Joe Bell will be going to Japan, as a member of the International Lions Band. Joe has been playing the trumpet for eight years.

     The Harry Lutt rites are held at Cedar Point.

     Jun 26 - Well known local resident Earl Miser, 82, passes away.

     Alice VanSickle retired as postmaster of the Cedar Point postoffice after 43 years of public service.

     Jane Mott & Douglas Peck are wed.

     Jul 3 - Violent thunderstorms result in rampaging flash flooding on creeks and river spilling over lowlands.

     Deaths: John B. Gamer & Mrs James Riggs.

     Mr. & Mrs Wm. J. Pherigo, rural Cottonwood Falls will be honored on their 40th. wedding anniversary.

     Jul 17 - Deaths: L. A. Pendergraft, Allen Bond, Leslie W. Gillaspie and Shirley Barrett.

     Jul 24 - USD-284 total mill levy down.

     John B. Glanville, 90, has passed away.

     Gwen Whitlock & Roger McCallum are wed at the Elmdale Methodist Church.

     Jul 31 - Saffordville resident LeRoy Duke passed away.

     Aug 7 - Deaths: P. C. (Bronc) Daniel & Thomas E. Ballew.

     A public farm auction will be held to sell the items of the Arch Miller Estate.

     Aug 21 - Mrs S. J. Cahoone, 77, a former teacher of Chase County and longtime resident since 1900 has passed away and Mrs. Charles Remy also has died.

     Aug 28 - Some of the teachers for the 1969-70 term at the Cottonwood Falls Grade School are: Mary Jo Cauthorn, Helen Chapman, Danny Godfrey, Mary Ellen Phipps, Jerry Pittman, Eleanor Simmons, and Irene P. Soyez.

     Debra Joanne Dieker & John Paul Haglund are wed in the St. Anthony’s Catholic Church in Strong City.

     Mr. & Mrs Roy Beedle will hail their golden wedding anniversary.

     Sep 4 - Mr. & Mrs Harvey Dahlberg closed the deal for the purchase of the lumber yard in Cottonwood Falls. Mr. Dahlberg has been the manager for the last 31 years. Mr. & Mrs John Beck have a one-half interest.

     Sep 11 - Noah Peach will operate the Peach Oil Co. on the east corner of Main & Broadway.

     Ellsworth Sayre rites held at Wonsevu.

     Mr. & Mrs Roy Jackson observe their golden wedding anniversary.

     Sep 18 - The Chase County Courthouse Historical Marker dedication is to be soon.

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