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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 40

     Nov. 14, 1901 -- The errors committed by some voters and some election officers, at the recent election would invalidate the election if the officers were of sufficient importance to warrant a contest. Neither the judges nor clerk at the Elk precinct signed the returns.

     Dr. Yearout, who sold drugs & "Pheesie" in this city twenty-odd years ago, was in town visiting.

     Mr. & Mrs Geo. W. Blackburn of Cedar creek have sold their ranch for $11,250 and are looking for a new home.

     The good people of Hymer are making strenuous effects to get a union church building.

     Ezra P. Allen & Annie E. Eager, both of Elmdale, were married. Also Andrew R. Drummond of Elmdale & Annie B. Van Gordon of Cottonwood Falls.

     Born, to Mr. & Mrs Sickler, Wonsevu, a girl.

     Nov. 21, 1901 -- May Ryan, teacher of Jackson Dist. #36 will have but one day off, Thanksgiving during her term.

     Marriage license issued to: Benjamin F. Byers of Hymer, & Maggie M. Betty, of Elmdale.

     Mr. & Mrs Geo. Smith, pioneer settlers on Cedar creek, celebrated their 50th anniversary of their marriage.

     "The Kilties" will give a concert at the Strong City Auditorium. The band presents a never to be forgotton appearance in their bare legs, Glengarr Caps, red jackets & plaid kilts. The band is made up of enlisted British soldiers.

     Nov. 28, 1901 -- Mr. A. R. Ice leaves this week for medical treatment at Kansas City.

     Mr. & Mrs Lew Maule have moved to Strong City to live.

     Henry Weaver has been appointed, Justice of the Peace, vice Stephenson resigned.

     Lantry Bros. have purchased three locomotives and a lot of flat cars for the San Franciso contract.

     Born, to Mr. & Mrs Dave Howard, this city, a daughter.

     Dr. Frank Blackshere has purchased a half interest in Enlow's drug store in Elmdale.

     Messrs. A. J. C. Sieker & A. Reifsnyder have purchased the controlling interest in the street railway & assumed its management.

     Mr. Whipkey & family of Saffordville now occupy the hotel and they are now "in business."

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