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Axtell Blaineville Folsomdale Harmony
Keene Lowell Minden Newark Norman Osco Wilcox
village on the main line of the B. & M. R. R., 41 miles from
Hastings, nine miles from Minden, the county seat, in the western
part of Kearney county. It is surrounded by a splendid farming
country and has two elevators kept busily employed. The town also
has its share of churches, schools and secret societies and a
weekly newspaper, the Axtell Republican. Population, 350.
Abrahamson Otto, genl mdse.
Axtell Republican, Jayne & Wilson editors.
Ballenger E E, hardware.
Bank of Axtell, Stewart Bros & Sewell props.
Beckstrom A, agl; implts, buggies.
Bloom Oscar, justice of the peace.
Carlson D W, real estate and ins.
Crawford & Taylor, genl mdse.
Davison Joseph H, livery, harnessmaker.
Doolittle Wm A, jeweler.
Enwright M, Phys.
Fairman Hotel, Jas Shields, prop.
Freeland J S & Co, furniture.
Halquist Bros, carriages, wagons.
Hathaway A K, blacksmith.
Hoag L J, postmaster.
Ives F E, sta agt B & M R R.
Jayne W H, justice of the peace.
Jayne & Wilson, editors Axtell Republican.
Miller James, live stock.
Moore W S, loans, ins.
Morley A G, blacksmith.
Mowby Andrew, blacksmith.
Nelson & Halquist, pumps and windmills.
Olson Tobias A, shoemaker.
Schenck & Miller, druggists.
Scott A G & Son, grain elevator.
Shields James, prop Fairman Hotel.
Shoff Frank, physician.
Stephenson B D, barber.
Stephenson Benajmin, meat market.
Stewart Bros & Sewell, props Bank of Axtell.
Swanson S O, contractor, builder.
Wennerholm Peter, restaurant.
Wickersham M J, hardware, tinner.
Wirt Bros, grain elevator.
Wood Harmon T, confectionery.
postoffice in the western part of Kearney county, 11 miles west of
Minden, the county seat. The office is kept in a sod house.
Shepherd Daniel, postmaster
postoffice in the extreme southern part of Kearney county, nine
miles from Minden, the county seat.
Harmony, a post
office in the central part of Kearney county seven miles from
Minden, the county seat. Population 40.
Baker Miss, dressmaker, millinery.
Grosl Annie F, dressmaker.
McDonald Alex, postmaster.
McDonald Thos, live stock.
Radford Richard, live stock.
Tubbs John, justice.
station on the B. & M. R. R., in the northwestern portion of
Kearney county, is 10 miles from Minden., the judicial seat.
Bruegman C A, drugs.
Congers J A, blacksmith.
Fiero Miles, genl mdse, postmaster, agl implts.
Galle Chas, saloon.
Helman John, genl mdse, hardware.
Porter W C, phys.
Watkins W J, sta agt.
station on the Alma branch of the St. Joe and Grand Island
division of the U. P. Ry., in the southwestern part of Kearney
county, 12 miles from Minden, the judicial seat. Population,
Leery U G, saloon.
Lenzen F & Son, grain, elevator.
Starks & co, agl implts.
Woodruff C H, hardware, blascksmith, postmaster.
station on the B. & M. R. R., in the northern part of Kearney
county, 15 miles east of Kearney.
located near the central [part] of Kearney county, of
which it is the judicial seat. It is on the main line of the B.
& M. R. R., 32 miles west from Hastings, and the Alma branch
of the U. P. Ry., 40 miles northeast from Alma. The land in this
region has a rich deep soil, adapted to all kinds of agriculture,
and is settled by a good class of farmers who give it thorough
cultivation. There are three banks here doing a general banking
business, and having the confidence of the community. They are the
First National, J. V. Haughey cashier, capital $50,000; Minden
Exchange, capital $40,000, and Kearney County Bank. The Hotel
Jensen, the Central Hotel, and the Minden House are the principal
hotels. The Democrat and the Gazette are two good
newspapers with a large circulation. The churches are the
Methodist, Presbyterian, United Presbyterian and Catholic.
Aabel Bros, genl mdse.
Armstrong T F, prop Minden Hotel
Baum H S, tinsmith, hardware.
Bliss D C, nursery.
Booze & Marshall, veterinary surgeons.
Bradford Charles C, drugs.
Buck Willis E, phys.
Burnett A H, atty.
Burton J M, prop City Hotel.
Carlson O, carpenter.
Central House, V M Darnell prop. (See adv top of
Willard F, jeweler.
City Hotel, J M Burton, prop.
Copeland Leon M, drugs.
Craig, A J, notions, etc.
Craig E G, baker.
Craig W H, genl mdse.
Darnell V M, prop Central House. (See adv top of
Dean W R, hardware.
Dettmer Henry, boots and shoes.
Dunn F, boots and shoes.
Eib & Young, abstracters of title.
Epling & Cowels, billiard parlor.
Evans H J, gen mdse.
Finch & Paddock, real estate.
First National Bank, J V Haughey cashier, capital
Fleming Bros, livery.
Frank & Engaard, meat market.
Frederick & Hamilton, editors and pubs Kearney County
Gaarde John F, saloon.
German E D, prop Hotel Jensen.
Gilson Alfred, genl mdse.
Godfrey & Godfrey, attys.
Hammerstrom John, harnessmaker.
Hammond C S Mrs, millinery.
Hansen Hans & Co, lumber, coal.
Hapeman H, phys.
Hart W D, postmaster.
Haughey J V, cashier First National Bank.
Helms H F, tailor.
Holm & Miller, saloon.
Holmes L E, dry goods.
Hotel Jensen, E D German prop.
Hull Joel, atty.
Jensen Anders, restaurant.
Jensen & Anderson, agl implts.
Jensen Bros, agl implts.
Jensen Chris, meat market.
Johnson B F, fruits, confectionery.
Johnson Chris, restaurant.
Kearney County Bank, capital $40,000, N C Rogers pres, W E
Kearney County Democrat, Spence & Mackey pubs.
Kearney Dental Co, Seeley & Alspach props.
Kearney County Gazette, Frederick & Hamilton editors and
Kinell & Tidvall, genl mdse.
King M D, atty.
Kingsley F R & Co, props Minden Exchange Bank.
Larsen E C, genl mdse.
Larsen Otto, veterinary surgeon.
Larsen Swan, meat market.
Lindberg Bros, blacksmiths.
Logan & Foxe, attys.
McKenney Wm, livery.
McLean J, phys.
McPheeley J L, atty.
Malone J H, agl implts.
Marsh B W, hardware.
Marsh & Hawkins, jewelers.
Marshall W M, livery.
Martin J A, phys.
Minden Exchange Bank, capital $40,000, F R Kingsley & Co,
Minden House, T F Armstrong prop.
Minden Register, Jeffrey L Stone editor & pub.
Morgan David, dry goods.
Nelson Michael, blacksmith.
Nichol & Ure, furniture, undertakers
Palmer, Dietman & Cline, abstracters and loan
brokers, $10,000 bond filed and approved.
Pate R A, barber.
Peterson Christ, furniture.
Phar W W, drugs and wall paper.
Pickles & Patterson, photographers.
Pugh J B, Atty.
Ramich H Mrs, laundry.
Robb & Irwin, crockery, glassware.
Rogers & Youngson, clothiers.
St Clair R, atty.
Schlageter Charles F, harnessmaker.
Schuhr E, billiard parlor.
Seeley & Alspach, Kearney Dental Co.
Sewell J & Co, grain elevator.
Slater, Drake & Gillman, loan
Spence & Mackey, props and pubs Kearney County
Stewart & Hague, attys.
Stone J L, pub Mindon Register.
Tipton J W, atty.
Van Valkenburg & Son, grain elevator.
Wait Bros, genl mdse.
Weston K P & Co, livery.
Wilder G A, dry goods, notions, etc.
Williams E G, meat market.
a station on the B. & M.R.R. in the northeastern part of
Kearney county, eight miles east of Kearney, the seat of justice
of Buffalo county. Population, 60.
enteprising and growing town of 100 population, on the St. Joseph
& Grand Island branch of U. P. Ry., in the eastern part of
Kearney county, eight miles from Minden, the county seat.
Ackerman W P, hardware, agl implts.
Corrigan Robt, genl mdse.
Dilliard E Dr, drugs.
Gafford D M, station agent.
Hall R A, genl mdse.
Lambert theordore, genl mdse.Tilberg John, blacksmith.
Wood Abram, justice, postmaster.
Young Wm, drugs.
postoffice in the extreme southwestern part of Kearney county, 16
miles from Minden. Population, 70.
Wilcox is an
enterprising town in Kearney county, 15 miles from Minden, the
county town. The Alma branch of the U. P. Ry., and the DeWitt and
Holdredge branch of the B. & M. R. R. pass through the town,
which has a population of 500. There is a well equipped roller
flour mill of large capacity, which cost $15,000, and two grain
elevators. The handsome schoolhouse costs $4,000. The banking
institutions are the Bank of Wilcox, capital a$75,000, and the
State Bank, capital $30,000. The Congregational and Methodist
denominations have churches here. The popular hotel is the Wilcox
House. The Wilcox Beacon, published by E. E. Travis, is a well
Bank of Wilcox, J E Seeley pres, Henry Wilcox
Barber & Kneeshan, grain elevator.
Beacon (The), W F Travis editor.
Betz G H, drugs.
Bradford D A, dry goods.
Courtant J W, postmaster.
Funk & Elswonger, meat market.
Hollister & Snell, genl mdse.
Ingles George, phys.
Jones W H, grain elevator.
Kennedy & Hyatt, farm machinery.
Kennedy P I, carpenter.
Leasure W H, genl mdse.
Lewis Amos, sreal estate.
McPherson John, phys, drugs.
Mitchell Bros, harness and livery.
Osterheldt J P, transfer.
Potter C R, prop grain elevator.
Powell W C, livery.
Reeder J D, groceries, justice of the peace.
Rhoden R H, phys.
Shelton T M, live stock.
State Bank of Wilcox, Sapp & Moore props.
Stone G W, prop, Wilcox House.
Travis W F, ed The Beacon.
Wheeler H H, sta, tel and ex agt.
White Lake Lumber co, C Morrow mgr, lumber.
Wight R E, painter.
Wilcox House, G W Stone prop.
Wilcox Lumber Co, lumber, coal.
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