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           NEBRASKA STATE GAZETTEER AND BUSINESS DIRECTORY
Vol. XVI 
Business Directory for 1917 
POLK-McAvoy Directory Co., Omaha, Nebraska
BROWNSON.  Cheyenne county.  A station on the U P R R 8 miles w of Sidney the banking point and p o.


CLARA.  Cheyenne county.  A discontinued p o 10 miles s w of Dalton on the C B & Q R R the banking and shipping point.


DALTON.  Pop 450.  Cheyenne county.  Settled in 1902.  A village on the C B & Q R R 20 miles n of Sidney.  Has Catholic, Presbyterian and lutheran churches, a commercial club, a bank, a hotel, 3 grain elevators, an electric light plant and water works.  A weekly newspaper the Delegate, is published.  Land sells at $30 to $75 per acre.  Ships grain, potatoes and live stock.  esp Adams.  Tel W U.  J C Frandsen P M.


GURLEY.  Pop 75.  Cheyenne county.  A p o on the C B & Q R R 6 miles s of Dalton.  Has a Lutheran church, a bank, a hotel, and a grain elevator.  Esp Adams.  Tel W U.  C Crees P M.


ICKES.  Cheyenne county.  A discontinued p o 10 miles w of Dalton on the C B & Q R R the banking and shipping point
and p o.


LEAFDALE.  Cheyenne county.  A p o 18 miles n of Potter on the U P R R the banking and shipping point.


LODGE POLE.  Pop 400.  Cheyenne county.  Settled in 1886.  Incorporated as a village in 1901.  On the U P R R 18 miles e of Sidney.  Has Methodist Lutheran and Catholic churches, a commercial club, 2 banks, 2 hotels, an opera house, 2 grain elevators, an electric plant and water works.  A weekly newspaper, the Express, is published.  Land sells at $25 to $100 per acre.  Ships grain, poultry, cream and hay.  Exp Am. Tel W U.  Cora D Barlow, P M.


LORENZO.  Cheyenne county.  A p o on the C B & Q R R 11 miles s of Sidney the banking point.  W H Frazierr P M.


MARGATE.  Cheyenne county.  A station on the U P R R 4 miles w of Sidney the banking point and p o.


MARLOW.  Cheyenne county.  A station on the C B & Q R R 8 miles n of Sidney the banking point and p o.


POTTER.  Pop 250.  Cheyenne county.  An incorporated village on the U P R R 19 miles w of Sidney.  Has Lutheran and Methodist churches, a bank, 2 hotels, a flour mill and a grain elevator.  A weekly newspaper, the review, is published.  Exp Am.  Tel W U.  Fred Nelson P M.


SEXTORP.  Cheyenne county.  A p o 12 miles n of Potter on the U P R R the banking and shipping point.  Mail stage tri-weekly from Potter, Christine Carlson, P M.


SIDNEY.   Pop 2,000.  Cheyenne county.  The county seat on the U P and C B :& Q rys 414 miles w of Omaha.  Has Catholic, Christian, Dunkard, Episcopal, English and German Lutheran and Methodist churches, a public library, a commercial club, 3 banks, 6 hotels, 2 grain elevators, storage and ice plant, an opera house, a $65,000 court house, an electric light plant andwater works.  A weekly newspaper the Telegram is published.  Land sells at $15 to $70 per acre.  Ships live stock, grain and potatoes.  Exp Adams and Am.  Tel W U.  J T McIntosh P M.


SUNOL.  Pop 75.  Cheyenne county.  A village on the U P R R 12 miles e of Sidney.  Has a bank and a hotel.   Exp Am.  Tel W U.  L E Allington P M.


WEYERTS.  Cheyenne county.  A p o 14 miles n w of Lodgepole on the U  P R R the banking and shipping point.



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