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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 39


     Oct. 24, 1901 -- T. J. White has bought the Blosser house in Grand View.


     Born, to Mr. & Mrs Geo. Stewart, South Fork, a daughter.


     Miss Rose Daughtery qualified as deputy treasurer and went to work in the County Treasurer's office.


     Married; County Commissioner Geo. S. Houser & Cora M. Riggs by the Rev. Harry Case at Matfieldg. Wm. ImMasche & Margaret Lyle, both of Toledo Township. Esther Presnell of Cedar Point & Frank Carey of Horton. Enos Heckendorn & Mabel Watson, Wonsevu.


     Oct. 31, 1901 -- Mr. & Mrs Philip Uhl left for the territory.


     Geo. Drummond of Diamond creek, was married at Effingham, Atchison county.


     C. R. Drawbaugh has sold his farm on Fox creek to Frank Hartman.


     Pro. D. F. Shirk has been appointed a member of the executive committee of the Y. M. C. A. for the ensusing year.


     Hiltons's Pharmancy is making arrangements to put in a news stand.


     J. C. Davis purchased the stone school house in the Simmons district for $19.


     Marriage of Geo. E. Daub of Strong City to Edith Westfall of the Falls.


     Paul Cartter after serving over a year with the first regular artillery in the Philippine Islands has returned home.


     Mr. H. C. Stuart passed away on South Fork.


     The Continental Creamery Co. pays $5,000 annually to the patrons of its plant here.


     The services of practicing physician Dr. C. F. Hoover is in demand all over the neighboring towns.


     Nov. 7, 1901 -- Blackshere Bros., have purchased a steam power hay press, the first in this part of the state.


     Married by Probate Judge McDonald, Joshua M. Maltbie & Katie L. Hewett, both of Elmdale. David W. Wood of Fox Creek & Jennie Rogler of Matfield were married in the Falls. & Wm. L. Murdock, & Veva N. McMorris.


     Ed Brandley & Gid Finley have both bought engraving machines for there stores.


     Nov. 14, 1901 -- Three escaped convicts from Leavenworth, were reported in the hills south of Clement. Sheriff Beach and possee left for that locality this AM. Captured later near the head of Rock creek.


     Tne reading room has opened, made very attractive with lace curtains, pictures & flowers, and every magazine published is to be found on the tables.





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