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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 65

     Oct. 29, 1903 -- The infant son of Mr. & Mrs Will Ducket has died.

     Vance Manley son of Mr. & Mrs A. Manley who was 20 years old passed away.

     The marriage of Otto Robert & Mary Lewis takes place.

     The firm of L. E. Maule & Co. is to be dissolved by all parties involved.

     Becker Bros. will sell their entire herd of full blood, non-registered Hereford cattle at public sale.

     Scoop shovels at 80 cents each at D. B. Smith's Hardware in Cedar Point.

     Nov. 5 - Wm. Watson dies at Birley. He lived on Rock creek many years.

     The Twin City football team kept the Twin City color flying by defeating the combined High School & Business College team of Emporia by a score of 6-0.

     P. J. Raleigh is plastering at the Wilson ranch on Fox Creek.

     Mr. & Mrs W. T. Glanville retured home after a five month visit at Mr. Glanville's home in England.

     Nov. 12 -- School bond carrys. The Falls voted $10,000 for a new school building.

     The death of Chase Filson age 60 dies at Strong City.

     John Sharp & son J. P. Sharp bought the John Kelley ranch.

     The firm of Barney Lantry & Sons is dissolved. Charles is retiring.

     Born to Mr. & Mrs John Sanders a girl.

     The old Emslie place east of Strong City has been sold by C. C. Cunningham to James O'Niel.

     Nov. 19 -- 0 Chas. Glennie & Emma Goudie are wed.

     Chas. Lantry deeds to Henry Lantry the ranch & town property for $40,000.

     The Daubs school is in charge of Miss Lana Butler.

     Pearl Stotts adopted daughter of Mr. & Mrs E. Stotts west of Elmdale has died.

     Nov. 26 -- A site is selected for the new school building.

     L. W. Martin's production of Ten Nights in a Bar-Room was held at the Strong City Auditorium and was very well rendered.

     Richard Carrol & Rose Brown are married.

     Nov. 30 -- The Strong City State Bank is organized. Geo. Hughes, President; P. J. Norton, Vice-president; & J. H. Doolittle is Cashier.

     A 35 horse power steam engine is installed by the Chase Co. Stone Company.

     The Cannanites held Sunday School in the new school house for the first time this Sunday.

     Mr. Wm. Fritze a carpenter by trade has died. He came to Chase County in 1888.

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