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Birdwood Brady Island Bratts Buchanon Cottonwood Springs Dexter Dickens Elizabeth
Gannett Garfield Gaslin Hershey Hindrey Keeler Kilmer Maxwell Myrtle North Platte
Peckham Somerset Spannuth Sunshine Vroman Wallace Watts Wellfleet Whittier
Birdwood, a postoffice in Lincoln County.
Brady Island, a station on the U.P. Ry., in the eastern part of Lincoln county, 23 miles from North Platte, the county seat.
Burk, R C, sta agt
Carson, Cyrus, blacksmity
Citizen State Bank
Cratsenberg, W, shoemaker
Fisher, R D, justice
Giffin, J H, gen mdse
Kraxberger Brothers, agr implts
Marcott J M, drugs
Mathewson, G D, postmaster
Potter & Potter, saloon
Stevens, J W, phys
Stockton & Stockton, gen mdse
Bratts, a flag station on the U. P. Ry, five miles west of North Platte.
Buchanan, a postoffice in the southern part of Lincoln county, 30 miles south of North Platte, the county seat.
Buchanan, O H P, postmaster, justice
Rose, A P, blacksmith
Cottonwood Springs, apostoffice in the eastern part of Lincoln countyabout eight miles from Brady Island
Dexter, a flag station on the U. P. Ry., 5 miles east of Paxton.
Dickens, a flag station on the B. & M. R. in the southwestern part of Lincoln county, about 8 miles east of Wallace.
Anthes, J W, gen mdse
Hopkins, J A, justice
Matthews, Wiley, postmaster
Elizabeth is a country postoffice in Lincoln county, 18 miles from North Platte, the county seat.
Garrison, E L, justice
Orr, A D, postmaster
page 186 (all three towns below)
Gannett, a flag station on the U. P. Ry., six miles east of North Platte.
Garfield, a postoffice in the northeastern part of Lincoln County, 30 miles from North Platte, the county seat. Population: 30.
Alexander J M, agl implts.
Burdick E P , genl mdse.
Campbell W F , justice
Cary Edgar A, postmaster
Fox Cyrus agl implts.
Goodenow M E, dressmaker
Hawkins H W, blacksmith
Miller Jacob, blacksmith
Peterseon G W, justice
Smith L P, agl impltx.
Spafford, B, dressmaker
Spigel F M, justice.
Gaslin, a postoffice in the eastern part of Lincoln county, 13 miles southeast of North Platte, the county seat, and about six miles from Brady Island, a station on the U. P. Ry.
Hershey, a postoffice in Lincoln county, recently established.
Hindrey, a flag station on the U. P. Ry, five miles west of Brady Island.
Keeler, a postoffice in the extreme southwestern part of Lincoln county, eight miles south of Dickens, a station on the B & M. R. R.
Kilmer, a postoffice in the northeastern part of Lincoln county, about 20 miles northeast of Maxwell, the nearest railway station.
Maxwell, a station on the U. P. Ry., in the eastern part of Lincoln county, 14 miles east of North Platte. About 70 people, mainly farmers, receive their mail here.
Horne, C W, sta agt, postmaster
Roberts, G W, justice
Myrtle, a postoffice in the northern part of Lincoln county, 20 miles north of North Platte, the county seat.
North Platte, in the north-central part of Lincoln county, of which it is the county seat, is situated near the north and south forks of the Platte river and on the main line of the U. P. Ry., 291 miles west of Omaha. It is the first passenger division of the road west from the eastern terminus of the line, and extensive repair shops are located here, employing a large number of men. The city is at an altitude or 2,796 feet above the sea level. It is substantially built and has a population of 3,500. The fine brick court house cost $20,000, and the school house $15,000. Among the recent improvements are the First National bank building, cost $20,000 and the North Platte National Bank, cost $25,000, which are built of pressed brick and are of beautiful architecture. Also the Neville block, a spacious and well ventilated office block, of brick, and cost nearly $15,000, besides several brick store buildings and residences. The city is lighted by both gas and electricity, and has ample water works which cost $75,000. The North Platte Creamery, built at a cost of $10,000, and having a capacity of 5,000 pounds per day, is one of the important enterprises of the city. The roller flour mill has a capacity of 150 barrels per day. The Platte valley has been largely devoted to cattle raising, many large ranches being in this vicinity, but a farming population is rapidly occupying it for agriculture. The North Platte Telegraph, J. M. Ray publisher, the North Platte Current, published by Wm. H Mullane and the Lincoln County Tribune, are progressive newspapers. The churches of the city are the Presbyterian, Episcopal, Catholic. Baptist, Lutheran, Methodist and Unitarian. The various secret societies are M. W. of A., K. of P., A. O. U. W., K. of H., B. of L.F.,B.of
L.R,G.A.R.,I.O. O. F., A. P. & A. M. and K. T.
Adams, Samuel, contractor
Longley, F H, drugs, phys
Peckham, a postoffice in the eastern part of Lincoln county, 40 miles southeast of North Platte and about four miles south of Hatton, a station on the U. P. Ry.
Somerset, in the southern part of Lincoln county, on the Cheyenne branch of the R. & M. R. R., about 25 miles south of North Platte, the county seat.
Spannuth, a postoffice in the eastern part of Lincoln county, 30 miles from North Platte, the county seat.
Anderson, John, postmaster
Retnar, W M, justice
Sunshine, a postoffice in the western part of Lincoln county, eight miles south of O'Fallons.
Vroman, a postoffice on the main line of the U. P. Ry., in the eastern part of Lincoln county, 31 miles from North Platte, the county seat.
Hurlbut, E R, justice
Vroman, W A, postmaster, flour and feed
Wallace is in the southwestern part of Lincoln county, about 30 miles from North Platte, the county seat, and is on the Cheyenne line of the B. & M. R. R., 115 miles westward from Holdrege. There are three banks, two hotels, a newspaper—the Wallace Mail, and a number of stores, etc. Population, 300.
Bardon Wm, sta agt.
Beeler J G, editor and pub Wallace Herald.
Bucker S S, druggist.
Burnett H, prop
Burnett Hotel, H Burnett prop, Burnett
Caley R V S, prop Wallace Hotel.
Carrier Marion, blacksmith.
Chase S C & Co, genl mdse.
Cooper E S, phys.
Glessner E M, phys,
Green E Mrs, millinery.
Gross A J. real estate.
Harper P L, cashier Wallace Savings Bank.
Hayden & Jackson, agl implts.
Hayden & Starks, livery.
Hedinger B F, barber.
Hill W S, justice.
Hofmeister A A, gen' mdse, hardware.
Husten J C, meat market.
Jackson Norman, postmaster.
Killian W E. harnessmaker.
Lancaster Wm, furniture.
Lennon L C, phys, editor Wallace Mail.
McGregor James, notions.
Mothersead & Pray, genl mdse.
Nation Bros, agl implts
Reynolds Mrs, millinery.
Sapp & English, real estate.
Schiller Geo. blacksmith.
Smallwood W F, pres Wallace Security Savings Bank.
State Bank of Wallace, capital $25,000. P B Gavin pres, E H Shaw cashier.
Sullivan P E, saloon.
Upton F L, notions.
Van Tilborg L A. drugs.
Wallace Herald, J G Beeler ed, pub.
Wallace House, R V S Caley prop.
Wallace Mail (The), L C Lenon ed.
Wallace Security Bank,Individual responsibility $200,000, W F Smallwood pres, P L Harper cash.
Welch Charles, restaurant, etc.
WilsonJ R, justice.
Wilson Willard, hardware.
Woolman Wm, atty.
Watts, a postoffice in the central part of Lincoln county, about 15 miles south of North Platte. Population, 100
Bowen C J Mrs, millinery.
Brown J S L, justice.
Diener F J, justice.
Harden John, blacksmith.
Prosser Mattie P, postmaster.
Wellfleet, a station on the B. & M. R. R. in the southern part of Lincoln county, about 30 miles south of North Platte, the county seat. The place contains a hotel and several lines of business, the surrounding country is well tilled and considerable stock is yearly shipped from this point.
Bishop H P. justice.
Blanchard F E, sta agt.
Davis & Chapman, agt implts.
Davis John A, postmaster.
Davis M, hardware.
Glaze C A, genl mdse.
Kirby G B, blacksmith.
Nichols V A, drugs.
Rorabaugh G, blacksmith.
Whittier, a postoffice in the northeastern part of Lincoln county, 25 miles north of North Platte.
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