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station in the main line of the R. & M. R. R., in the
southwestern part of Phelps county, eight miles from Holdrege, the
county seat. Population, 100.
Beem L Mrs., dressmaker.
Beem Van, agl implts.
Case E E, genl mdse.
Case G M, genl mdse.
Crostwait M C, station agt, justice.
Fulk Bros., hardware.
Reinhart J blacksmith.
Roberts D F, drugs, postmaster.
located in Phelps county on the border of Gosper county and on the
Cheyenne line of the B. & M. R. R., 16 miles from Holdrege. It
was founded in 1885, and now has a population of 300. The First
State Bank has a capital of $40,000. There are a grain elevator
and two hotels, and an enterprising newspaper, the Phelps County
Herald. The churches are the Congregational and Swedish
Evangelical. The A. O. U. W. have an organization here.
Ahara R J, genl mdse.
Armstrong H C, saloon.
Armstron J V, livery.
Austin Charles T, agl implts.
Austin W C, hardware.
Bardsher O S, postmaster.
Barley James, live stock.
Billings & Wirt, billiards.
Bromander C A, blacksmith.
Brown L E, editor Phelps County Herald.
Bruce W M, grain dealer.
Central House, Mrs. G T Webster prop.
Cowan H A, blacksmith.
Dennis J W, meat market
Erickson G, shoemaker.
First State Bank, capital $40,000, R T McGrew pres, J G Ballard
Greenman H T, city transfer.
Hanna T D, prop Ogden House.
Harrington H E, phys.
Heckman D S, agl implts.
Holt R J, restaurant.
Howendobler E E, drugs.
Hurd A J, City Transfer.
Johnson Bros, grocers.
Kellogg George, sta agt B & M R R.
Keys L A, real estate.
Kreger John, flour and feed.
Lininger & Metcalf Co, A J Hurd mgr, agl implts.
Loomis C M, loan agt.
McCormick F P, lumber.
Morris L K, J A Taylor mgr, lumber.
Nelson & Co, genl mdse.
Ogden House, T D Hanna, prop.
Payne George E, city transfer.
Phelps County Herald, L E Brown editor.
Schroeder T C & Co, land agts.
Strickler C, livery.
Swanson, Philip, dry goods.
Warner, G M, genl mdse.
Webster G T, atty.
Webster G T Mrs, prop Central House.
Westfall M W, blacksmith.
Wirt J F, grain elevator.
Wolfe J F, grain elevator.
Zint W, barber
postoffice in the northern part of Phelps county, 15 miles from
Holdrege, the county seat.
Funk, a station
on the main line of the B. & M. R. R. in the eastern part of
Phelps county, seven miles from Holdrege, the judicial seat.
Ayer W L, sta agt.
Brooking L T, grain elevator, genl mdse, hardware,
Cobb Mose, justice.
Johnson Alfred, blacksmith.
Wirt Bros, grain elevator.
postoffice in the northern part of Phelps county, 14 miiles from
Holdredge, the county seat.
Arnold, J F, gen mdse, postmaster.
Arnold, W H, justice.
judicial seat of Phelps county, is in the center of a vast region
in beautiful country, very rich in agricultural resources. Its
position at the junction of the main lines of the B. & M. R.
R. to Cheyenne and Denver, and as the terminus of the Nebraska
City and Holdrege branch has greatly aided its commercial growth
and influence. The improvements are of a most substantial
character. The waterworks cost #50,000, the public school
building, a very fine structure cost $15,000. The number of good,
brick buildings is quite noticeable and evidence of the
substantial prosperity of the city. The Holdrege National Bank, F
G. Hamer president, has a capital of $50,000. The First National
Bank and Commercial State Banks are solid institutions. The
Farmers State Bank has been organized recently with a capital of
$25,000. The leading hotels are the Arlington Hotel, I. C. Cooper
proprietor; Hampton House, E. E. Hampton proprietor, and the
Holdrege House, kept by J Ormond. The newspapers are the Holdrege
Citizen, M. C. Bradley publisher; the Weekly
Progress, published by E. Johnson & Son, publishers; the
Nebraska Nugget and Nykterhetsbasunen (The
Temperance Bugle) E J. Johnson & son, publishers. The churches
have commodious edifices. They are the Evangelical, Methodist,
Baptist, Swedish Lutheran, Presbyterian and Catholic. The various
societies are well represented. Population, 8,000.
Abraham Gust, tailor.
Anderson Louis, saloon.
Arlington Hotel, I C Cooper, prop.
Atkinson & Swanson, pianos, organs, sewing machines.
Baker F H, notions.
Banter L, blacksmith.
Barber h O, grain elevator.
Barnett & Corbin, grocers.
Bightol C A & Co, jewelers.
Beghtol E W, police judge.
B & M Hotel, John Sanders, prop.
Bocock Alfred, livery.
Bogue C H & Co, lumber.
Bovee & Ross, restaurant.
Bradley M C, editor and mgr Holdrege Citizen.
Burrows E V, wagon builder.
Cheline N J, agl implts.
Clark C E, photographer.
Cleaveland C S, collections.
Cohen Bros. Clothing.
Cole W C, saloon.
Commercial State Bank, capital $75,000, E D Ernsel cashier.
Connolly Louisa Mrs. restaurant.
Cook S E, physician.
Cooper I C, prop Arlington Hotel.
Cornell D T & Co, lumber, lime, cement, hair, building
material, coal, etc.
Crandall Guy, livery.
Creel N K Mrs, dressmaker.
Day G W, grocer.
Dean Frank A, hardware.
Deisher H M, agl implts.
Dobbin W F, banker.
Dougherty & Churchfield, pawnbrokers.
Dravo S A, attorney.
Dunlavy John, meat market.
Ericson & Dahl, painters and dealers in wallpaper.
Farmers State Bank, paid up capital $25,000, Nels Nelson
First National Bank, capital $60,000 surplus $40,000, E G.
Fleener M, billiard hall.
Fredericks & Hedlund, grocers.
Frederickson Bros, dry goods.
Gleason & Miller, grocers.
Grand View Hotel, Brunson Lee prop.
Green Peter, harnessmaker.
Guild E B, physician.
Gurunian H A, jeweler.
Hall E A, physician.
Hall & Patrick, attorneys.
Hampton E E, prop, Hampton House.
Hampton House, E E Hampton prop.
Hansen R, billiard hall.
Harbaugh J M, attorney.
Hedlund P O, attorney.
Hendershott C D, attorney.
Hill R L, marble works.
Hilsabeck D W, drugs.
Hoham J E & L, hardware.
Holdrege Citizen (The), pub by the Citizen Pub Co.
Holdrege House, John Ormond, prop.
Holdrege Manufacturing Co, capital $75,000, Paid in
D C D Whitcomb pres, h H Goetz
sec and treas, mfrs windmills, pumps, tanks and corn
Holdrege National Bank, capital $50,000 surplus $6,000, F G
Wm E Hymer cashier.
Huck Louis C, cigar mfr.
Lymer Wm E, cashier, Holdrege National Bank.
Johnson A P, coal.
Johnson Eric & Son, editors and pub Weekly Progress.
Johnson Frank, dry goods.
Johnson G H, atty.
Johnson & Jacobson, agl implts.
Johnson J P, paints, wall paper, etc.
Johnson M, furniture.
Johnson & sons, D S Shaefer mgr.loan and investment
Jones W H, grain and live stock.
Kridelbaugh J, sta, tel and ex agt.
Lardstrom O M, billiard.
Ledlie & Rea, dry goods, millinery, carpets, clothing,
Lee Brunson, prop, Grand View Hotel.
Lewis Carl, barber.
Lewis L P, insurance.
Limbark F G, drugs.
Lindsay W T & Co, editors and pubs Nebraska Nugget.
Lininger & Metalf Co, henry Keefer mgr, agr implts.
Lipsey A M, broker.
McCorkle H H, harness mfr.
Maberly E H, dentist.
Martin J H & Co, pumps, windmills.
Mayer & Nelson, clothing etc.
Merritt John F, agl implts.
Moore John G & Co, plumbers.
Morris L K, lumber.
Nebraska Nugget, W T, Lindsay & Co, eds and pubs,
Neville J W, barber.
Norberg G, attorney at law.
Norris W P & Co, drugs.
Nyktrhetsbasunen (The Temperance Bugle, Swedish) Eric Johnson
& Son, pubs.
Ormond John, prop, Holdrege House.
Palm Julius, saloon.
Palmer & Roberts, attys.
Peterson A E, boots, shoes.
Peterson C F, meat market.
Pope C V, jeweler.
Randolph J F, boots, shoes.
Rhea & Rhea, attys.
Ruttenhouse W C, loan agt.
Roberts E W, carpenter.
Rugg E A, confectioner.
Rundstrom & Johnson, furniture, undertakers.
St. Joseph Loan & Trust Co. (incorp) capital $100,000 J A
Harris mgr, loans etc.
Sample & Mahaffie, books, stationery.
Sanders John, prop, B & M Hotel
Sanders S F, phys.
Scott A G & Son, grain elevator.
Scranton Morelle, saloon.
Sewell H, atty.
Sheldon C M, broom corn.
Shields W D,phys.
Shreck W A, postmaster.
Sickafoose Michael, atty.
Snow Bros, genl mdse.
Snow Eugene, glassware.
South Platte Loan & Trust Co, capital $100,000 E D Einsel
pres, J A Snyder sec.
Stern Harry, loan agent.
Stockdale J H, harness maker.
Standt John N, baker.
Strong J L. grocer.
Tigerstrand Bros, bakers, etc.
Titus E G, cashier First National Bank.
Utley Max, hardware.
Vanderhoff & Einsel, meat market.
Wadsworth Ira D, livery.
Wadsworth J S, restaurant.
Weekly Progress (The), Eric Johnson & Son, pubs
Western Loan and Trust Co, capital #25,000 D J Maynard pres, J
W Lytle sec.
Whittiar G P. phys.
Wills, Gibbons & Bartlett, livery.
Wilson J W, flour and feed.
Wing Sang, laundry.
Winguest Bros, tailors.
Winquest H C, tailor.
Wyatt J, photographer.
thriving village on the Cheyenne branch of the B. & M. R. R.,
in the west central part of Phelps county, eight miles from
Holdredge, the seat of justice. The principal shipments are live
stock, broom corn and grain. There is a good brick yard and
flouring mill in operation. The local journal published here by J.
b. Beard is known as the Loomis Home Guard and is well supported.
The Loomis State Bank is the local fnancial institution. Good
public buildings have been erected and several church edifices add
to the susbstantial appearance of the town. Population, 175.
Anderson James E, groceries.
Axtell & Pedley, drugs.
Barnum E., prop Monitor Hotel, postmaster.
Beard J E, editor the Loomis Home Guard.
Boden & Martinson, carpenters, wagonmakers.
Brune H L, agl implts.
Caswell H W, meat market.
Chapin J C, painter.
Farmers Union, C L Granlund mgr, groceries.
Forsythe W A, notary.
Frazer R W, barber, confectionary.
Garrett D, sta agt.
Hanson G A, broom corn, agl implts.
Heiserman Geo, livery.
Jackson J W, justice.
Johnson A W, live stock.
Johnson David, dry goods, clothing.
Johnson M, harness and shoemaker.
Kiplinger F W, notary.
Larson L M, blacksmith.
Loomis Brick Co, A Anderson mgr.
Loomis Home Guard, J E Beard, editor.
Loomis Milling Co, A W Johnson pres, J O Hendricks mgr.
Loomis State Bank, E L Kiplinger pres, F W Kiplinger
Lukehart James, billiards.
Mattson A K, live stock.
Monitor Hotel, E Barnum prop.
Morris L K, W A Forsyth mgr, lumber and coal.
Nelson & Johnson, drugs.
Potts Sisters, milliners and dressmakers.
Read Ezra, hardware.
Scott A G & Son, J C Dewey mgr, grain elevator.
Vandel Bros, genl mdse.
Walker B W, phys.
York W T, grain elevator and coal.
postoffice in the central part of Phelps county, 12 miles north of
Holdredge, the county seat.
Johnson John C, blacksmith.
Salgren John S, postmaster, genl. mdse.
Salgren P G Mrs, dressmaker.
Rock Falls is
in the southwestern part of Phelps county, 14 miles from
Holdredge, the county seat. Population, 20.
Blackburn J C, post master.
Mengel T, blacksmith.
Park J Mrs, dressmaker.
Ripley S E, genl mdse.
country postoffice in the northeastern part of Phelps county,
Frank I W, physician.
Frank W H, postmaster.
Goodrich G W, blacksmith.
Sparks W A, justice.
post office in Phelps county, on the Nebraska Ccity and Holdredge
line of the B. & M. R. R. six miles east of Holdredge.
post office in the northwestern part of Phelps county.
Charleston G R, postmaster.
a postoffice in the northern part of Phelps county, 20 miles north
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