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Nance County

 

FULLERTON IN 1916.

   This sketch of Nance County has been confined almost exclusively to the pioneer days, the writer finding it a difficult matter to get data in the histories of Nebraska, hence the use of files of newspapers of the early eighties used as authority for this narrative.

   Nance county now has a capable and efficient corps of officers and Fullerton is governed by substantial and enterprising men. The following are Fullerton's Institutions:

It has three hotels.
It has two bakeries.
It is the County Seat.
It has an ice cream factory.
It has a chautauqua.
It has two dentists.
It has six doctors.
It has one railroad.
It has three banks.
It has seven lawyers.
It has a cigar factory.
It has two feed stores.
It has four restaurants.
It has three drug stores.
It has two shoemakers.
It has a public library.
It has three well boring outfits.
It has a water system.
It has an, electric light plant.
It has a baseball association.
It has a telephone exchange.
It has an athletic park.
It has two bicycle stores and repair shops
It has two lumber yards.
It has two photographers.
It has four general stores.
It has six hundred school children.
It has four millinery shops.
It has two furniture stores.
It as three hardware stores.

 

 

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JOHN A WEEMS
Present Mayor of Fullerton

 

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It has a population of 1,900.
It has three harness shops.
It is a city of the second class.
It has a racket store.
It has two music stores.
Fullerton was first known in 1879.
It has a merchant tailor shop.
It has a wagon and carriage shop.
It has one brick yard.
It has two market gardeners.
It has five church edifices.
It has two newspapers.
It has twenty-five miles of sidewalk.
It has six blacksmith shops.
It has three carpenter shops.
It has two laundries.
It has thirteen fraternal societies.
It has a postoffice.
It has a $20,000 court house.
It grows an abundance of fruit.
It has three elevators.
It has four stock buyers.
It has two public school buildings.
It has a shoe store.
It has four grocery stores.
It has a green house.
It has an artificial ice plant.
It is a distributing point for the Standard Oil Company.
It has substantial, energetic business men.
It has eight real estate dealers.
It has three implement houses.
It has a butter factory.
It has three barber shops.
It has a woman's club.
It has two confectioners.
It has two jewelry stores.
It has two butcher shops.
It has four livery barns.
It has a law and order league.
It has one undertaker.
It has the finest scenery in the state.

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Calf and Pig Meal

M. REDFIELD
DEALER IN

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FULLERTON, NEB.

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