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Balcomb
Burns
Burns
Capell
Coran
Doran
Hageman
Hagerman
Hobart
Hobart
Houston
Johnson
Johnson
Landers
Meisenheimer
Meisenheimer
Miller
Miner
Pape
Pape
Potts
Potts
Puckett
Puckett
Reece
Scott
Scott
Smith
Smith
Suiter
Taylor
True
Turner
Winn

Hiattville News
January 1910 through February 1910

Jan 14, 1910, pg 1, col 5

Engaged: Mr. and Mrs. M. P. Meisenheimer have sent out invitations for the marriage of their daughter, Evangeline Mae, to Mr. Leonidas H. Pape. The wedding will take place at Sunnyside, four miles north of Hepler, Monday evening, Jan. 17, at six thirty o’clock.

Jan 21, 1910, pg 1, col 4

Died: "Mrs. Doran Dead" - Lillie Suiter was born in Crawford county, Ohio, September 19, 1867. In 1885, she with her parents moved to Barton county, Kansas, where she taught school for a number of years. In 1887, she united in marriage to Wm. Coran [sic], of Barton county. To this union were born three children, Maude, Lloyde and Alice, all of whom with their father survive and mourn the loss of a loving mother and a devoted wife. Besides these she leaves four brothers, Wm. Lloyde, Howard, and Roland Suiter and one sister, Mrs. Emma Capell, and a host of friends who sorrow over her departure. December 29, 1908, she was ill and was a constant and patient sufferer until the Master called her home January 6, 1910. In early girl hood, when about 14 years of age, she was converted and united with the church. In her last illness she found her Savior her stay and her trust in Him gave her great comfort and peace. "Blessed are the dead who die in the Lord." The funeral took place at her home, 2 1/2 miles north east of Macksville, Kansas Saturday, January 8th at 10 A.M. The services were conducted by her pastor, Rev. J. Q. Turner, of the M. E. Church, Macksville. The interment was in the Fairview cemetery at St. John, Kans.

Married/Anniversary: One of the prettiest weddings of the seasons occurred Monday evening Jan. 17 at 6:30 o’clock at the home of Mr. and Mrs. M. P. Meisenheimer four miles north of Hepler. Mr. and Mrs. Meisenheimer were also on this day celebrating their twenty-sixth wedding anniversary. This added much to the enjoyment of the occasion. The bride, Miss Eva, has lived in the neighborhood for some time and is [a] well known and accomplished young lady. Mr. Pape is also a popular young man and full of good graces. The decorations were superb. They were of white carnations and ferns. To the music of Mendelsohn’s wedding march, the bridegroom came into the room and stood beneath a beautiful arch. Little Adna Pape and Goldie Smith accompanied them as flower girls and scattered the buds and blossoms before the approaching bride. Then the beautiful words of the ceremony were spoken by Rev. Ray S. True, the pastor of the young folks. After the congratulations the guests proceeded to the dining room where a bountiful feast was set forth by the kindness of the host and hostess. The happy couple received many beautiful presents from their friends and the best wishes of all their acquaintances are with them. They will be at home six miles southwest of Uniontown.

Jan 28, 1910, pg 1, col 3

Born: A son was born to Mr. and Mrs. J. P. Miller, January 24. (Hepler news)

Born/Died: A son was born to Mr. and Mrs. Wm. Hagerman, Tuesday January 25, but soon its spirit returned to the God who gave it.

Feb 4, 1910

pg 1, col 2

Born: A baby girl was born to Mr. and Mrs. Houston Sat. Jan. 29.

pg 1, col 3

Born: Dr. Johnson reports a large 9 1/2 pound girl born to Mr. and Mrs. Frank Miner ground hog day Feb 2.

Feb 11, 1910, pg 1, col 2

Died: Joe Taylor, a prominent stockman of Arcadia, died at his home there this week. Mr. Taylor and Green Johnson were comrades in the same Company during the Civil war and is well known to many in this community. Mr. Taylor requested just before his death that Justin Smith act as one of his pallbearers.

Feb 18, 1910, pg 1, col 3

Anniversary: G. J. Burns and family, of Ronald, came down Saturday to visit the former’s parents, Mr. and Mrs. G. T. Burns, who celebrated their forty-first wedding anniversary Sunday Feb 13. Dr. and Mrs. Puckett and Mr. and Mrs. Albert Burns were also present.

Died: The funeral service of Mrs. Lena K. Hageman was conducted at the home of the deceased three miles south and one and a half miles east of Hepler last Saturday morning. Mrs. Hageman had been ill for several days and was released from the tenement of clay on February 10. A husband, mother, two sisters and three brothers survive her, all of whom attended the funeral service. She was born Sept. 26, 1871. Married to William Hageman in March 1895. A large number of friends gathered at the home to pay respect and sympathy to the bereaved. Interment was made in the Hepler cemetery. (Hepler Enterprise)

Feb 25, 1910

pg 1, col 2

Died: The funeral services of Mrs. C. W. Potts who died at her home in Parsons, February 17 was held at the _____ church Sunday _____ 3 o’clock. Clarissa Balcomb was born in Susquehanna Co., Penn., Feb. 22, 1831. In 1841 her parents removed to Broom Co., N. Y. While living in this vicinity she was converted and joined the M. E. church at the age of eighteen years. In 1856 she was married to Chester Potts and two sons and two daughters brought blessing to their home. In 1859 the family emigrated to Illinois and in 1881 came to Kansas. The husband and father, and one of the sons departed from this life leaving the widow and orphans to travel the pathway of life alone. Mrs. Potts while living at Hepler was a faithful attendant of the means of grace and efficiently taught a Sunday School Class. After her removal to Parsons she was appointed a teacher in the Washington Avenue Methodist church where she was very much loved. What a wonderful things to be teaching a Sunday School Class at the age of 79 years. There is nothing like it in this country. The members of her class at Hepler acted as pall bearers. They were Mesdames Pauline Burns, Hattie Puckett, Martha Reece and Misses Grace Scott, Grace Hobart and Ethel Landers. Interment was made in the Hepler cemetery. Thus another laborer in the vineyard of the Master has passed away and yet her memory will live for a while and her influence forever. A great many friends are sorrowful to lose a warm and sympathetic friend in Mrs. Potts but all consider her’s the great reward.

pg 1, col 3

Married: The very pretty home wedding of Mr. Rolland Scott and Miss Grace Hobart, both of Hepler, occurred at the home of the bride’s parents one mile west of Hepler Wednesday evening Feb. 23. Miss Hobart is the accomplished and popular daughter of Mr. G. B. Hobart, a well known enterprising farmer and business man. Mr. Scott is the son of Mr. T. W. Scott who resides two miles north of Hepler, having moved to this vicinity from Ohio a few years ago. Both families are active workers in the Hepler Methodist Church as well as the young folks and are very fine families. Only the relatives of the two families were present at the wedding except Mr. and Mrs. Harry Winn who assisted in the entertainment of the evening. The ceremony came off at 7 o’clock in the evening, the Reverend Ray S. True officiating. The bride wore a beautiful white cashmere wedding dress tastefully trimmed and he groom wore the usual black. This came somewhat unexpectedly as all weddings are supposed to come but there had been a great deal of suspicion of the impending event for some time. The happy couple were the recipients of a large variety of beautiful wedding presents. They will make their home two miles north of town. The congratulations of a host of friends are with them.



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