Taken from the Nebraska State Gazetteer
Alliance is a town of 1,000 inhabitants on the G. I. & W. C. R. R. branch
of the B. & M. R. R., in the southeastern part of Box Butte County. It is
expected that there will be located the county seat. It is a division
station, and a round house accommodating several engines has been
built. The spirit of public improvement is eloquently instanced in the
$18,000 flouring mill with a capacity of 100 barrels per day, brick and
lumber yards, a fine school house costing $15,000, two good hotels,
water works are about to be put in costing $40,000. United Presbyterian
church costing $1,000 and a Methodist church costing $800, have already
lifted their fronts to beautify the place. it has four banks, the First
National Bank, Capital $50,000, Bank of Alliance, capital $10,000, Box
Butte Banking Company, capital $25,000, and the firm of Porter Bros. &
Co., are all in a prosperous and flourishing condition, and have made
marches to success, and this monetary strength is supplemented by a
Loan and Building Association. A U. S. Land Office is located here of
which J. H. Danskin is receiver, F. M. Dorrington register. Two
newspapers, the Weekly Grip and Times, are alive with the times, good
advertising mediums and have a large circulation. The country around is
excellent for farming purposes and raising and herding of live stock.
Several secret organizations are represented. Alliance has all that goes
to make a city - location, enterprise and means properly invested.
Stage daily to Hay Springs.
Alliance Dray Line, F. M. Snedeker, prop.
Alliance Hotel, G. C. Thompson, prop.
Alliance Milling Co. props Alliance Roller Mills
Alliance Roller Mills, Alliance Milling Co., props
Alliance Times, W. E. Hitchcock, prop.
Atchison, Charles - Insurance.
Bank of Alliance, (Capital $10,000) F. M. Sands, pres., F. M. Knight,
Barney, C. A. - Real estate.
Barrett, Mrs. E. R. - Restaurant.
Barrett, G. W. - Blacksmith.
Baxter, Mrs. H. M. - Millinery
Beck & Newberry - Hardware
Bent, A. S. - Harness
Betzold, Fred J. - Brickmaker
B & M Hotel, H. C. Freese prop.
Boone, J. O. - Hotel.
Briggs, Asa - Livery
Broome, F. M. prop. - Weekly Grip
Brown, H. J. - Physician
Bucchsenstein, Lou, prop. - Western Cigar Factory
Carper, O. M. - Pres. the First National Bank
Chapman, S. B. - Physician
Chilson, Arthur - Contractor and Builder
Clark, George W. - Postmaster, stationery
Clark, John, mgr. - Kendall & Smith
Cleveland Brothers - General Merchandise
Clifton House, Wm. Millsaps prop.
Collins & McIntier - Blacksmiths
Condit, Wayne - Loans
Cotton, E., - Land attorney, justice of the peace, notary and U. S. Court
Cushing, Mrs. Eliza - Millinery
Cushing, Frank - Blacksmith
Danskin & Hasbrouch - Attorneys
Dempsey Brothers - Grocers
Devore F. M. - Attorney at law, notary and real estate.
Dowd, J. W. - Physician
Enderly Brothers - Druggists
Fay & Cummings - Bakery,
Field, A. L. - Attorney
First National Bank, Capital $50,000, O. M. Carper pres., A. S. Reed,
vice-pres, R. M. Hampton, cashier
Fleck, C., prop - Grant House
Fletcher, Nelson - Real estate
Freese, H. C. prop - B & M Hotel
Graber, J. E. - Boots and shoes
Grant House, C. Fleck prop
Griffiths, Spencer - Second hand goods,
The Grip, weekly, F. M. Broome prop
Hagaman George II & Co. - Well borers.
Halle Brothers - Barbers
Hampton R. M. cashier - the First National Bank
Hart & Stevens - Saloon
Helling, Mrs. - Millinery
Hitchcock, W. E. prop. - Alliance Times
Holloway H. C., Tel Mgr. - W. U. T. Co.
Honrby & Carmen - Lumber, Coal
Jenkins, Charles T. - Attorney
Johnson, Albert - Wagonmaker
Judge & James - Livery
Kendall & Smith, John Clark mgr. - Flour Feed, coal, etc.
Kettelson, Otto - Hardware
King, G. W. - Real estate and furniture
Krajicek, F. - Tailor
Lewis W. R. - Physician
Lincoln Land Co., Porter Brothers Agents
McGlinn Brothers - General Merchandise
Markman, F. W. - Furniture and Jewelry.
Miller, Wm. K. - Physician
Millsaps, Wm., prop Clifton House
Mitchell, Wm., - Attorney at law, Notary public
Moran, John - Restaurant,
Nebraska & Wyoming Investment Co., A. L. Field, sec.
Nicolas, Charles - Surveyor and locator.
Noleman, R. C. - Attorney
Norton, W. W. General Merchandise
Passmore, W. G. - Photographer
Perleek, Mary Mrs. Laundry
Phelps, F. M. - Station and Express agent
Porter Brothers Co., Capital $40,000, C. A. & F. K. Porter, C. H. Little -
Preston, A. - Livery
Preston, Alonzo - General Merchandise
Reek, Sang, C. - Contractor and builder
Reddish, Frank E. - Loans
Reed, A. S., vice pres. - the First National Bank
Richards & Tompkins, Contractors and builders
Rockwell, W. F. & Co. - Hardware
Rumel & Larson - Barbers
Rumer, W. D. - General Merchandise
Schocker, A. M. - Jeweler
Sherman, D. - Drayman
Shetler, C. Meat Market
Sherwood T. J. - Auction and Commission,
Shurtz, T. D. - Drugs
Sickles, Louis - Clothing
Simms, E. R. - Barber
Simonson Brothers - Lumber
Simonson, W. G. - Attorney and Notary
Smith, W. H. - Physician
Smith, N. D. & Co. - Drugs
Snedeker, F. M. - Real estate, loans, insurance, notary public and prop.
Alliance Dray Line
Snider, G. W. - Blacksmith
Soder & Martin - Restaurant and Confectionery
Stearns, E. M. & Co. - General Merchandise
Stewart Banks - Groceries
Stocking W. S. - Live stock breeder
Stuart, F. W. - Loans, insurance
Swander & Co. - Bakery
Thompson, G. C., prop. - Alliance Hotel
Todd & Lewis - drugs
Trainor & Broome - Job printers.
Trekle & Rounds - Lumber
U. S. Land Office, J. H. Danskin receiver, F. M. Dorrington, register.
Vanderpool, J. W. - Harness
Van Boskirk, H. R. - Agricultural Implements
Wagner, Theo, prop. - Dubuque House
Watkins Brothers - Saloon
Watkins, R. H. - Meat Market
Westerhaver Brothers - Clothing,
Western Cigar Factory - Lou Beuchsenstein prop.
Wildy & Zapp, E. S. Wildy mgr. - Agricultural Implements
Wilsey, F. A. - Hotel
Wood, Joseph - Confectionery
Woodyard, Abe - Contractor and builder
Yanders, J. F. - Merchant Tailor.
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