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RED WILLOW COUNTY
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Elder Danbury Indianola Lebanon
McCook Perry Red
Willow Tyrone Vailton
rural postoffice in the southwestern part of Red Willow county. 26
miles from McCook, the seat of justice.
Benjamin W H, postmaster, genl mdse, hardware.
station on the B. & M. R. R., in the northeastern part of Red
Willow county, eight miles east of Indianola, the county seat.
Population, 300. The Bartley Enterprise, a weekly newspaper, has
been established lately.
Baker R R, justice.
Brown L L, blacksmith.
Clark & Bartlett, hardware, agl implts.
Curlee & co., genl mdse.
Eaton & co., flour mill.
Eskey M N & Co., drugs.
Fidler R C, postmaster.
Hodgkin C W, agl implts, justice.
Leake II Mrs, millinery.
Sells V, sta agt.
Vickrey Bros., genl mdse.
Welborn & Son, hardware.
Wescott S F Miss, millinery.
Wiley A, genl mdse.
Box Elder, a
postoffice in the northwestern part of Red Willow county, 12 miles
north of McCook, the county seat. It has a good church and school
Brower Peter A, postmaster, genl mdse.
station on the B. & M. R. R. in the southern part of Red
Willow county, 33 miles Beaver City, the county seat. Population,
Atlas Lumber Co, lumber.
Bank of Danbury, bank.
Burbridge W R, blacksmith.
Caldwell J J, phys.
Cooley R S, justice, real estate.
Danbury Mill Co, roller mill.
Dolph J G, livery
Gliem & Stinson, genl mdse.
Gotham C S & Co, genl mdse
Leisure J N, hardware
Shackelton M G, drugs.
Underwood E E, postmaster.
the main line of the B. & M. R. R. was founded in 1873, and is
the county seat of Red Willow county. Among the many handsome and
picturesque sites along the Republican valley, the location of
Indianola is scarcely unsurpassed in beauty. The Republican river
on the south and Coon creek on the west are both skirted with
heavy belts of timber, while as far as the eye can see eastward
and westward the valley of the Republican presents a variety of
enchanting views. Many and varied kinds of business are
represented in the city at present. Among the prominent features
are two banks, the Bank of Indianola and the First National. The
Leland Hotel is the leading hotel of the city. The Courier
and the Times are well circulated newspapers and are good
advertising mediums. There are three fine churches, the
Congregational, Catholic and Methodist. There are two fine school
buildings. The societies represented are A F & A M, R A M, and
A O U W. The population is 1,200.
Bank of Indianola, C E, Ashmore cashier, capital $25,000.
Barnes, C W, editor and pub Red Willow County Times
Beardler & Stelle, genl mdse.
Berge J II, atty
Bishop, G S, editor and pub The Courier
Crandall, E F, loans
Crumbagh Thomas P, Dry Goods
Curfman, G W, phys
Duncan Bros., genl mdse
Edgar, L P hardware
Eskey, F W phys
Farmers Hotel, E Royce prop
First National Bank, capital $100,000, J E Seeley vice-pres, J
Frees & Hocknell Lumber Co. Lumber & coal
Grass & Miller, boots and shoes
& Harrison, clothing, boots, shoes
Hoag, C B, livery
Hobson Effie Miss, milliner
Hobson, George A, prop Leland hotel (see adv page 237)
Keyes Harlow W, Attorney
Leland Hotel, George A Hobson prop (see adv page 237)
Lerch Jacob, hardware
Lord Andrew, harnessmaker
McCallum Wm, grocery
McClung James, blacksmith
Moore G T, dentist
Murtha J S, grocer
Oman C H, loan agt
Peterman E, postmaster
Powell Bros, meat market
A J, loans and real estate
Red Willow County Times, C W Barnes ed and pub
Root L C, genl mdse
Royce E, prop Farmers hotel
Russell & Wadsworth, agl implts
Shea M Miss, milliner
Short T W, confectioner
Short W H, livery
Shumaker John, Drugs
Snavely Rufus M, atty
Straut Frank H atty
The Courier, G S, Bishop editor and pub
Weikert A M, photographer
White R W, blacksmith
Woehner C F, drugs SIZE=1 WIDTH="25%" NOSHADE>
station on the Beaver City branch of the B. & R. R. R. in the
extreme southeastern part of Red Willow county, 18 miles from
Indianola, the county seat. Population 200.
Bautham J R Mrs, dressmaker.
Baxter C A, sta agt.
Burgess Marcia F, post master.
Hupp D F, hardware.
Loafborrow Theo, drugs, phys.
Pearson, E M, justice.
Scott M B, blacksmith.
McCook is a
city of about 4,000 inhabitants situated on the main line of the
B. & M. R. R., near the southwestern corner of the state, in
Red Willow county, upon the Republican river. It is midway between
Denver and Omaha. The division headquarters of the road are
located here, as also the machine shops of the road. This being
the terminal point of all east and west trains, the railroad
interests alone is sufficient to build up a large city. An
abundance of pure water is supplied by the city waterworks, which
are operated by the Holly or standpipe system with twelve miles of
main pipe. The McCook Electric Light and Power Co. have a costly
plant and light the city with 24 arc and 570 incandescent lights,
with a capacity to supply double that number. The banking
facilities of the city are ample. The first National Bank has a
capital of $50,000, Citizens Bank $50,000, Farmers and Merchants
$30,000. Nebraska Loan and Banking Co, capital $52,000. The Frees
and Hocknell Lumber Co., with a capital of $150,000, have an
extensive yard here and its shipments are very large. There are
also flour mills, brick years, a creamery, etc. The commercial
Hotel, kept by G. E. Johnson, the McEntee Hotel, Mrs. M. Mullin,
and several others, give good accommodations to the public. The
press is ably represented by the Gazette, F. M. Kimmel,
publisher, and the Democrat, which is the only democratic
paper Red Willow. The churches holding regular services are the
Congregational, Methodist, Episcopal and Catholic. The societies
are A. F. and A. M., K. of P., A. O. U. W., M. W. of A., and G. A.
J C & Co., genl mdse.
Altschuler S, saloon.
Arlington Hotel, John H O'Neil prop.
Ashwill W C & Co, editors pubs, the McCook Gazette.
Beck J K, veterinary surgeon.
Bernheimer lee, tailor.
B & M Hotel, J W Tramwell prop.
Bowen & Laycock, boots and shoes.
Boyd C E, saloon.
Boyle C H, real estate, land atty.
Brewer C T, meat market.
Brobst Anton, baker.
Bullard W C & Co, lumber, coal.
Bump A G, restaurant.
Carruth & Son, jewelers.
Chenery G M, drugs.
Citizens Bank of McCook, capital $50,000 paid up, V. Franklin
J R Clark vice-pres, A C Ebert cashier.
Clyde A C, saloon.
Commercial House, G E Johnston, prop.
Cole Hugh W, atty.
Cole R A, tailor.
Colvin S H, justice, notary.
Coupe R A & Co, meat market.
Davis & Jones, physicians.
Dewy R E, laundry.
Doar E H, prop McCook roller Mill.
Drysdale Rbt, tailor.
Dwyer J H, cigars.
Ewaton & co, livery.
Engel Jonas, clothing, etc.
Famous Clothing co, J Engel mgr.
Farmers & Merchants Bank, capital $30,000 paid up, F H
H D Spearman vice-pres, J A Cordeal cashier.
First National Bank, capital $50,000 paid up, geo Hocknell
pres, W F
Lawson cashier, F Welborn asst cashier.
Frees & Hocknell Lumber Co, capital $150,000 paid up,
Ganschon J F, boots and shoes.
Gray James L, genl mdse.
Hall, Cochran & Co, hardware,
windmills and pumps.
R H, dry goods.
Hart Jno R, justice.
Heafy M J, restaurant.
Horner M E, fruits, etc.
Huddleston Lumber Co, capital $45,000, F W Huddleston pres
and sec, M W Huddleston treas, lumber, coal and building
Jennings J Byron, atty.
Johnson Geo E, prop, commercial house.
Kay Z L, phys.
Kelly J E, atty and notary.
Kendall D, confectionery.
Kepke H, tailor.
Kimmell F M, editor and pub
The Tribune, books and stationery.
Knights C W, clothing.
Knipple M E, confectionery.
Lathrop W C Mrs, millinery.
Tourette W C, hardware.
Lawler H, genl mdse.
Leach E A, photographer.
Lewis J W, carpenter.
Lewis Wm, saloon.
Lincoln H L, atty, real estate, ins.
Linter E, livery.
Lowman L & Son, dry goods.
Ludwick J H, second-hand goods, pawnbroker.
Lytle Bros & Co, hardware.
McAdams I, flour and feed.
McCook Electric Light & Power Co, Frank Carruth, N
McCook Gazette (The), W C Ashwill & Co editors and
McEntee Hotel, Mrs M Mullen prop.
Mcconnell Louis, stationer.
McCook Democrat, Will E
Mullen ed and pub.
Menard Joseph, genl mdse.
Mortan & Cochran, attys.
Mullen M Mrs, prop McEntee Hotel.
Mullen W E, ed and pub the McCook Democrat.
Nebraska Loan & Banking Co, capital $52,00, surplus $5,000,
Shaw pres, Jay Olney cashier.
Noble C M, grocer.
O'Neill J H, prop Arlington Hotel.
Oppenheimner A, dry goods.
Pade & Son, furniture, undertaker.
Pate Bros, livery.
Penner Peter, harnessmaker.
Potter & Easterday, grain elevators, flour and feed.
Predmore Bros, blacksmith.
Prescott S A Mrs, milliner.
Quiggen & Ramsey, blacksmiths.
Reizenstein Joseph, cigar mfr.
Ryan & Noren, loan and ins.
Seaman Sigmon, grocer.
Shaffers S A, tinsmith.
Sharp A P, barber.
Shepard W G, jeweler, organs.
Smart J H, photographer.
Smith C M & Son, drugs.
Smith D D, livery.
Smith & Thompson agl implts.
Smith W J, barber.
Spickelmeier L J, phys.
Spotts Joseph, barber.
Stulken J D, boots and shoes.
Stutzman T B, phys.
Sutton H P, jeweler.
Sutton Wm, meat market.
Thole Hermann, genl mdse.
Thomas A J, dentist.
Tribune (The) F M Kimball ed and pub.
Troth H H, postmaster.
Walsh Patrick, saloon.
Welch A J, sta and ex agt.
Wells A P, physician.
Wells J Albert, dry goods, millinery, carpets, etc.
Wilcox & Fowler, genl mdse.
Willay A J, physician.
Willay & Walker, drugs.
Woerner Christian, gunsmith.
Perry, a flag
station on the B. & M. R. R. in the western part of Red Willow
county, six miles west of McCook.
Red Willow, a
postoffice in Red Willow county, eight miles northeast of
Tyrone, a post
office in the eastern part of Red willow county, 17 miles east of
Mccook, the ccounty seat.
Moore Frank, justice.
Moore J C, postmaster.
postoffice located on Driftwood Creek in the southwestern part of
Red Willow county, a20 miles from Indianola, the county seat.
Barmentrout J, blacksmith.
Williams Jos, postmaster and land agent.
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