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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 42


     1902


     Jan. 2, 1902 -- Born to Mr. & Mrs Print Thurston, near Elmdale, a son also a son to Mr. & Mrs Judd Williams, on Fox Creek.


     A sunrise prayer meeting was held at the Presbyterian church, New Year's morning.


     Miss Sarah A. Stonestreet died at her home near Clements.


     D. F. Shirk, Miss Maloy, & W. W. Austin are the oldest members of the State Teacher's Assoc. in Chase Co.


     The body of Mrs Samuel Beverlin who died in Chautauqua Co. was brought to Elmdale and buried. The deceased was one of the early settlers of this county.


     Mr. & Mrs C. H. Wilhite of Bazaar and daughter Bertha, entertained their friends on Christmas night with a very enjoyable dance & card party.


     Heckendorn & Bablits are paying 6 cents for good hogs.


     Jan. 9, 1902 -- There will be a literary at Lookout school next week. Everyone invited.


     Born to Mr. & Mrs Irv. Lutt, Homestead, a bouncing baby girl; Mr. & Mrs Fred Winter, this city, sex unknown.


     Nellie Hays has been employed as teacher in Dist. No. 33 Woodhull, as Anna Greelish resigned.


     Married yesterday, at the home of the bride's father, Dr. F. T. Johnson, this city, Clair A. Evans & M. Ethel Johnson; Hattie E. Gray, this city, & Harry R. Colwell of Okla.


     Jan. 16, 1902 -- Dances are plentiful and the old folks say it is time to let up and work a little.


     Earl Blackshere & J. J. Holmes have shipped several car loads of alfalfa hay to Kansas City.


     The Ice boys threshed 325 bushels of Kaffir Corn.


     Dr. Steele has been appointed Corneror. Dr. Johnson, resigned.


     Women's high top, extended sole, kid shoes, regular price $3.00, special $2.50 at Gorvin's.


     Mrs Rockhold, who died from consumption has been expected to die for some time.


     The National Bank, at its annual meeting, re-elected the old officers. John Sanders was advanced from bookkeeper to Assistant Cashier.


     Mrs J. M. Warren of this city, carried off all the premiums at the State Poultry Fair at Topeka, for Rose Comb White Leghorns.


     Married by Judge McDonald in the court room, Wm. H. Vinson of Strong City & Mabel M. Harder of Cottonwood Falls.


     Geo. W. Brickell, was in town and brought with him the pleasant airs from "Happyland of Canaan."





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