Bronson Pilot Newspaper
3 Apr 1902


The following material was extracted by Ronda Berry berrydan@juno.com from microfilm supplied by the Kansas Historical Society Library. There were many mentions of visiting friends, or business trips I omitted, as I was searching for genealogical connections.

BRONSON PILOT NEWSPAPER

Published Weekly in Bronson, Bourbon County, Kansas

Extracted by Ronda Berry from microfilm (#B113) supplied by the Kansas Historical Society Library. There were many mentions of visiting friends, or business trips I omitted, as I was searching for genealogical connections.

April 3, 1902 (Supplement)

DRY RIDGE: This community was painfully shocked to learn of the death of Aunt Ellen Mercer last Tuesday at the home of her son in Xenia, where she was visiting, after an illness of two days of hemorage of the lungs. Aunt Ellen was one of our oldest and most highly respected citizens and will be greatly misses by all. She leaves four sons and one daughter, one brother, and a host of friends to mourn her loss. She was a member of the Christian Church. Her funeral was preached at the Baptist Church at Xenia Thursday afternoon by Rev. Smith and interment was made in Stevenson cemetery.

PLEASANT RIDGE: G. Danghters, who has been attending medical school at Kansas City, accompanied by his sister, Mrs. L.A. Stafford, visited their sister Mrs. E. Low last Friday.

Mrs. Harlan of Bronson visited her daughters Mrs. Ed. Goodno, Mrs. Sam Goodno and Mrs. Frank Harlan a few days.

MORAN: Mrs. Eva Robb and children of Big Creek were visiting her parents Mrs. C.R. Hoddy Tuesday.

Mr. George Bacon returned Monday from Pennsylvania where he has been visiting relatives for the past month.

Mrs. Mary Meyers of Bronson was visiting her daughter Mrs. J.J. Wilson Tuesday.

BRONSON SCHOOL NOTES: Total Enrollment- 124. Average attendance- 107.

High School (enrollment —18)

Names of pupils neither absent nor tardy: Mattie Anderson, Lula Boone, Verna Cox, George Campbell, Harry Geyer, Mary Ireland and Luster Love.

Grammar Grade (enrollment 40)

Names of pupils neither absent nor tardy: Lawrence McQueen, Mona McQueen, Lee Love, Jessie Land, Neva Haynes, Beatrice Howell, Leafy Corns, Roy Campbell, Maude Baldwin, Fred Bayless, Viola Anderson and Nannie Anderson.

Intermediate Room (enrollment 31)

Names of pupils neither absent nor tardy: Vernie Cloyd, Hazel Hodge, Otto Marvin, Zella Powers, Helen Rohles, Elsie Wright, Pearl Dannelley, Beulah McCarty, Bertha Corns, Ida Hamilton, Roscoe Powers, Edward Martin, and Blanche Owens.

Primary Room (enrollment 32)

Names of pupils neither absent nor tardy: Zelma Wright, Mary Wright, Everett Wright, Earl Wright, Abbie Ford, Hattie Ford, Bernice Thompson, Carrie Johnston, Cordie Carter, Floyd Collins, Marguerite Collins, Fred Dannelley, Oscar Howell, Russell Powers, Orion Powers and Earl Bentley. T.E. Osborn, Principal.



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