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station on the B. & M. R. R. in the southwest part of Dawes
county, recently established. Population 25.
Campbell F V, sta agt.
Hayden B, blacksmith.
McKee & Eversoll, genl mdse.
Phelps C L, agl implts, postmaster.
Stewart Aaron, justice.
station in the eastern part of Dawes county on the F. E. & M.
V. R. R., 11 miles east of Chadron.
Chadron is on
the Black Hills line of the F. E. & M. V. R. R., at its
junction with the Wyoming line, and is the county seat of Dawes
county, which is next to the extreme northwestern county of the
state. The U.S. Land office for this district, T. F. Powers,
receiver, and W. H. McCann, register, is located at Chadron. The
population is 5,000, who are public spirited and have full
confidence in the future progress of their city, based on the
fertility of the surrounding country and their proximity to the
almost inexhaustible mineral and other resources of the Black
Hills and Wyoming. Extensive water works have been constructed at
the cost of $50,000. The court house was erected at a cost of
$30,000. An opera house, with a seating capacity of 650, a
handsome brick and stone block costing $20,000, also several other
blocks and private dwellings have been erected of late. The
streets, dwellings and stores are lighted by gas. The leading
hotel is the Hotel Hoyt, a fine brick structure which cost
$25,000. Hoyt Bros. are the proprietors, who are very popular with
the traveling public; there are also several smaller hotels. Four
banks, having the confidence of the people, give the necessary
financial facilities. They are the First National, capital
$50,000, B. Richards pres, A. L. Miller cashier; Chadron Banking
Co., A. C. Putnam pres, F. B. Carly cashier; the Bank of Chadron,
and the Citizens State Bank. The schools and churches are
excellent. The religious denominations are the Methodist, Baptist,
Episcopal and Congregational. A business mens club has been
organized with Robert Hood pres., and B. Richards vice-pres. Other
societies are G.A.R., I.O.O.F., A.F. & A.M., A.O.U.W., and K.
Adams George J, prop Chadron Republican.
Advocate (The), A E & J D Sheldon props.
Allen Charles, editor Chadron Democrat.
Baird P E, atty, real estate.
Baker A, blacksmith.
Ballard Emma Miss, dressmaker.
Ballard Sam A, atty.
Ballou H S, real estate, ins.
Bank of Chadron, R C Lake pres, A A Record cashier.
Bane C H, atty.
Bartow Alfred, atty.
Bates C S, carpenter.
Battershall J W, jeweler.
Birdsall Wm, live stock.
Bittenger R R, books, stationery.
Blaisdell F S, barber.
Bradway T E, agt Wells, Fargo & Cos. express.
Brown G F, tailor.
Bryant S A, blacksmith.
Burns D, boarding.
Butler L, groceries.
Byington W W, atty.
Cain J M Mrs, dressmaker.
Carley F B, postmaster and cashier Chadron Banking
Carpenter Warren, bakery.
Carter W H, real estate.
Casady W L, atty, real estate.
Chadron Banking Co, A L Putnam pres, J B Carly
Chadron Creamery Co, L G Sweat sec.
Chadron Democrat, Democrat Publishing Co pubs, Charles
Chadron Oil and Fuel Co, Chase & Coburn props.
Chadron Republican, Geo J Adams prop.
Chadron Roller Mill, C H Lutz mgr.
Chapin G D, prop Chapin House.
Chapin House, G D Chapin prop.
Chase & Coburn, prop Chadron Oil & Fuel Co.
Christensen S, mgr Western Farm Mortgage Co.
Christensen Wilhelm, hardware.
Citizens State Bank, A A McFadon cashier.
Clark Jennie Mrs, dressmaking.
Clary H T, occulist.
Coffey T A, saloon.
Cook N P, atty.
Cook T J, hardware.
Cornwell H L, prop Elkhorn House.
Crites A W, atty.
Dahlman & Simmons, meat market.
Danielson P B, restaurant.
Davis B B, drugs.
Davis J Mrs, boarding.
Dawes County Journal, E E Eagan pub.
Democrat Publishing Co, pubs Chadron Democrat.
Denman Isaac, livery.
Depot Hotel, A Mather prop.
Dixon Ben, boots and shoes.
Dorrington F M & Sons, real estate, loans.
Eagan E E, pub Dawes County Journal.
Ebener F W, restaurant.
Eckles G A, atty.
Excelsior Lumber Co, J F Frenzer mgr.
Fafek F A, cornicemaker.
Feely D J, steam laundry.
Ferguson J G, barber.
Figge Theo, harness.
First National Bank, capital $50,000, Bartlett Richards
DeForest Richards vice-pres, A L
Flannigan Kate Miss, dressmaker.
Forbes George, blacksmith.
Ford Joseph, barber.
Frederick J C, restaurant.
Grelapp F A, contractor.
Hancock J J, shoemaker.
Harbaugh I N, atty, notary.
Harris O V, phys.
Hatch & Vanhorn, barbers.
Hilbert C L, wagonmaker.
Hood Robert, lumber and coal.
Hortman E, genl mdse.
Hotel Hoyt, Hoyt Bros props.
Houghton F J, atty.
Hoyt Bros, props Hotel Hoyt.
Jaeger L J F, notary.
Jackson A N, phys.
Johnson A G, real estate, loans.
Jones & Son, livery.
Josselyn E A Mrs, dressmaking.
Jurckes D B, atty.
Kasper Furst, shoemaker.
Kass J & Co, agl implts.
Keystone Mortgage Co, Charles S Wallace mgr.
King E F, jeweler.
Klingaman Bros, meat market.
Koons E C, dentist.
Lambert H, groceries.
Landman R, livery.
Larkin J H, saloon.
Leas J R, drugs.
Lewis Alfred, drugs.
Lowenthal Bros, clothing, etc.
Lutz C H, mgr Chadron Roller Mills.
Lyon & Boyd, gunsmiths.
McFadon A A, cashier Citizens State Bank.
McLeod Roderick, boots and shoes.
McPheely W S & Co, genl mdse.
Madigan Mary Miss, dressmaking.
Martin J S, drayman.
Mather A, prop Depot Hotel.
Mead E, groceries.
Means D Y, justice.
Means D Y, harness.
Messenger E A Mrs, millinery.
Miller A L (B), cashier First National Bank.
Miller E P, phys.
Molyneux F L, atty.
Moore Tom, agl implts.
Morris John, bakery.
Murphy Maggie Mrs, prop Murphy House.
Myers & Boone, furniture, undertakers.
Nelson John C, real estate.
Nelson P B, genl mdse.
Nesbitt Thomas, land examiner.
O'Connor Jno & Son, groceries.
O'Hanlon M, prop Chadron House.
O'Linn Fanny Mrs, attorney at law, notary public,
insurance, real estate and
Olson Ole, livery.
Owens J W, saloon.
Pattison J D, live stock breeder.
Paul J L & Co, groceries.
Peberett J R, sta agt.
Pitman B F & Co, loans.
Powell Mary Mrs, prop Cottage Home.
Putnam A C, pres Chadron Banking Co.
Rank J W, genl mdse.
Richards Bartlett, stock breeder and pres First National
Richards DeForest, vice-pres First National Bank.
Richardson H E, veterinary surgeon.
Ricker E S, attorney.
Robinson E C, confectionery.
Robinson Joseph, drugs.
Romine J S, dentist.
Rosa & Co, flour and feed.
Rossiter S E, prop Rossiter House.
Rubesh & White, saloon.
Rutter Wm, sign painter.
Scofield Harry C, cigar mfr.
Scott E P, boots and shoes.
Selden & Johnson, tailors.
Sells D M, atty.
Shears & Blanchard, abstracts of titles.
Sheldon A E & J D, props The Advocate.
Simpson & Hall, millinery.
Smith Isabella Mrs, prop Smiths Hotel.
Smith John W, plumber.
Smith M E & Co, dry goods.
Spargur & Fisher, attys.
Spargur R E W, clothing, etc.
Stanton R M, drayman.
Stephen Henry, prop Pacific House.
Stetler Bros, meat market.
Sweat L G, atty.
Sweetser A, restaurant.
Thompson E J, groceries.
Tracy E W, confectionery.
Trager & Kuhn, photographers.
Tuttle A H, taxidermist.
U S Land Office, T F Powers receiver, W H McCann register.
Walker George, painter.
Wallace Charles S, mgr Keystone Mortgage Co.
Way J V, furniture, undertaker.
Weber Bros, groceries.
Western Farm Mortgage Co, S Christensen mgr, loans.
White George, second hand goods.
Wilgocki A F, atty.
Willis Bros, hardware.
Wilsey Ella Mrs, dressmaking.
Wilson Omah H, real estate, justice.
station in the southern part of Dawes county, 21 miles from
Chadron, the county seat. The nearest railway station is Whitney
on the F. E. & M. V. R. R. Population 85.
Allison Eva, postmistress.
Cheaver S A, blacksmith
Curtis Thomas, justice.
Segrist I, blacksmith.
Speckman I, wagonmaker.
Wright Amanda, dressmaker.
important town of 1,000 inhabitants on tow lines of railroads, the
F. E. & M. V. R. R. and the G. I. & W. C. R. R., branch of
the B. & M. R. R., in the western part of Dawes county, named
in honor of Capt. Crawford who was killed by the Indians a few
years ago. It is 26 miles from Chadron, the county seat, and three
miles east of Fort Robinson, a military post, which to a certain
extent is a source, of wealth to the city. A spur of the B. &
M. R. R. is about to be constructed from Crawford to Fort
Robinson. In the immediate neighborhood are quantities of ore,
copper, coal, limestone suitable for building purposes, and clay
for brick-making. Among the prominent features is a large roller
mill costing $12,000, with a capacity of 80 barrels per day, the
Crawford Iron Works, manufacturers of engines and boilers, a good
system of water works costing $40,000, fine brick school house
costing $17,500, electric light plant, saw mills, brick kilns,
good stores and private dwellings, two hotels, three excellent
banks-the State Bank, capital $50,000, Bank of Crawford and the
Bank of W. A. Alexander--meet all the demands of merchants and
others; good churches and well-graded schools, several secret
societies, two newspaper--Times and Clipper--both exponents of
public sentiment, and other adjuncts of a progressive place.
Alexander W A, banker,
Ballinger J F, sta, tel, ex agt F E & M V R R.
Bank of Crawford, capital $13,000, LeRoy Hasll pres, A Chaney
Barngrover G W &co, saloon.
Barron & Souther, genl mdse.
Bartlett & Co, meat market.
Bartlett H E Mrs, librarian Crawford library.
Boone J B, furniture, undertaker.
Bowers C E, prop Crawford Iron Works.
Bryan A T, phys.
Butterworth & Hinkle, meat market.
Butterworth J H, restaurant.
Callihan A E, ins.
Cheeney A O, carpenter.
Clark John R, pres The State Bank.
Coffey Frank E, livery.
Cookes hotel, R Thorp prop.
Crail James A, agl implts.
Crane S B, ed and prop The Crawford times.
Crawford Clipper. Chas S. Whitehead & Co, pubs.
Crawford Iron Works, C E Bowers prop, engine, boilers
and mill machinery.
Crawford Times (The), (weekly), S B Crane ed and
Cumming John A, livestock breeder
Dailey E W, atty and notary.
Daniels & Graves, real estate.
Deitick G H, saloon.
Deitrick C & Co, drugs.
Devenport G T, real estate, loans, insurance and
Ellis C E, hardware.
Elswick A R, attorney at law, notary and
Evans J W, livery.
Fanning W H, atty.
Fitzgerald P, drayman.
Gaser Conrad, bakery.
Gibbs D C, phys.
Gorton Bros, drugs.
Gorton J B, books and stationery.
Grable Charles J, cashier The State Bank.
Grable Fancis C, vice-pres The State Bank.
Grand Central Hotel, E M Kelley prop.
Gray F F, laundry.
Hall Bros, props Crawford Roller Mill.
Hamlin W A, blacksmith.
Hitt & Mahoney, contractors.
Hobson A E, meat market.
Holsapple & O'Brien, saloon.
Huntington C K, sta, tel and ex agt. B & M R R.
Jackson W F, stone mason.
Jandt F E, genl mdse.
Kelley E M, prop Grand Central Hotel.
Lee Dan, laundry.
Lewis L C, prop Crawford nursery.
Linderman & Stitt, lumber and coal.
Loveland H S, jeweler.
Lynn & Regan, horseshoers.
McCauley Phil W, atty, justice.
McKelvey J L, jeweler.
McLains G W, genl mdse.
Manning M A, loans.
Meredith G A, phys.
Moore John, restaurant.
Morse Charles, drayman.
Moseman A, musical instruments.
Murpay P K, restaurant.
Nesbitt E S, justice.
Newcomb & Hogle, saloon.
Northness Anna Mrs., midwife.
Paddock B S, genl mdse.
Pardoe W G, atty.
Peterson & Gray, bricklayers.
Pfost Jacob, livery.
Piper Fred, merchant tailor.
Read E, lumber and coal.
Reed J W, drayman.
Reeder & Williams, contractors.
Regan Thomas, millinery.
Rickey A O, flour and feed.
Rowland & Hall, flour and feed.
Salisbury E H, tinsmith.
Sampson J T, barber.
Scofield M E, clothing.
Shadie Mary Mrs., millinery.
Slengerland C F, restaurant.
Spearman Charles S, postmaster.
Speckman W H, wagonmaker.
State Bank (The), capital $50,000, J R Clark pres,
Francis C Grable vice-pres,
Charles J Grable cashier.
Swobod M, harness.
Thorp R, prop, cookes Hotel.
Tisch Henry, saloon.
Townsend W, hotel and bakery.
Trager & Kuhn, photographers.
Uhl George, barber.
Van Voorhis Lee, confectionery.
Van Voorhis & McNair, hardware and agl implts.
Welling E J, boots and shoes.
Whitehead Chares & Co, pubs Crawford Clipper.
Wilson C E, clothing.
Wolff Ferdinand, flour and feed.
Wright D T, wagonmaker.
Wright & Wright, carpenters.
Dunlap, a post
office in the southern part of Dawes county on Cottonwood Creek 20
miles from Chadron. Population 35.
Chladek F, harnessmaker.
Chadlek V, genl mdse, flour mill, postmaster.
Holan A, blacksmith, hardware.
Roberts Ed, justice, mfr cheese.
postoffice lately established in Dawes county.
is located in the western part of Dawes county, 30 miles from
Chadron, the county seat. It is located on the main line of the F.
E. & M. V. R. R., and as its name implies is a military post
consisting of four companies of cavalry and four of infantry,
comprising in all about 600 men. The garrison has recently been
improved, an appropriation of $75,000 for general improvements
being made by congress in 1885.
Morgan W A, sta agt.
Paddock B S, postmaster.
Paddock B S & co, post traders, genl mdse.
of the new and enterprising towns of the state, situated in Dawes
Co. on the G. I. & W. C. R. R. Although only about a year old,
it has to-day a population of 200, several good storehouses and
dwellings, and a flouring mill; the State Bank of Marsland
furnishes the finances. There is also a Methodist Church and
School-house. The news medium, Marsland Tribune, is well
supported. Considerable live stock is shipped from here during the
Andrews II, barber.
Austin Geo E, prop State Bank of Marsland.
Bennett J C, Sta, tel and ex agt.
Briggle Ira B. Justice, hotel.
Burger II, flour, feed, blacksmith.
Gregg R B, postmaster, real estate.
Hamsa V, blacksmith.
Havlecek A, genl mdse, saloon.
Hughes M F, livery.
Ketcham W H, prop Marsland Tribune.
Lucas J H, meat market.
McKnight R P, hardware, implts.
Marsland Tribune, Wm II Ketcham, prop.
Newman, John, saloon.
Palmer Andy, prop Marsland Roller Mills.
Raver R A, carpenter.
Read G C, furniture, undertaker.
Snow L, genl mdse.
State Bank of Marsland, Geo. E. Austin banker.
Tyler C D Mrs, dressmaker.
Wells W J, phys and druggist.
Wooton S J, Drayman.
Rutland, a flag
station on the B. & M. R. R. in Dawes county, 50 miles west
postoffice in the eastern part of Dawes county, about 15 miles
south of Chadron, the county seat.
beautiful village situated in the central part of Dawes county. It
is on the F. E. & M. V. R. R., 16 miles from Lexington, the
county seat, and has a population of 250. Several good stores,
bank, hotel, saw-mill, two churches, good school, are maintained
here. The press is represented by the Whitney Champion, a newsy
sheet. The country around is most favorable for raising grain of
all kinds. Its principal shipments are grain and live stock. Mail
each way daily.
Bailey W L, prop Whitney Champion.
Canfield & Gardner, prop Whitney House.
Carpenter L J Mrs, dressmaking.
Connell W D, harness.
Currie Frank, genl mdse, postmaster.
Fisher Oliver, drugs.
Gallup F D, sta, tel and ex agt.
Harbaugh J J, justice.
Harris A V, atty.
Higby W H, loans.
Hitchcock Wm, drugs.
Phillips W J, hardware.
Reynolds Wm, livery, sale and feed.
Seegrist Isaac, blacksmith.
Smith J W, grain.
White River Valley Bank, L N Cartwright & co props.
Whitney Champion, W L Bailey prop.
Whitney House, Canfield & Gardner props.
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