The Elmwood Echo
Elmwood, Cass County,
Business Directory and Farmers List for
Source: NEGenWeb Project Resource Center
page 150 Elmwood This thriving town is situated a little south and west of the center of
Cass County, 35 miles west of Plattsmouth, the seat of justice. The beautiful
country surrounding it is of gently rolling prairie and is noted for its
fertility. It has a population of 400, and is located on the Missouri Pacific
Ry., 24 miles east of Lincoln. Two banks with capital respectively of $25,000
and $9,000, facilitate the financial operations of the vicinity. "The Echo " is
the title of the newspaper; the societies are K. of P., A. O. U. W. and G. A.
R.; the churches are the Christian, Methodist and Catholic; two elevators
further the shipment of grain, and two hotels accommodate the traveling
Adams & Gilbert, grain elevator.
American Exchange Bank, capital $9,000, T E Stevens pres, W S
Arends & Thomas, genl mdse.
Bailey C L & Son,
Bailey & Saxton, meat market.
Beardslee Clark & Co,
Beardslee H G, furniture, agl implts.
Carroll H H, prop Elmwood
Cartmell D L & Co, hardware, agl implts.
Hibbs, millinery, dressmakers.
Clapp C D & Co, genl mdse.
John & Son, furniture, agl implts and undertakers.
Cole Mary J Mrs, fancy
Davis Bros, livery sale and board-stables.
Eels Bros, grain
Elmwood Echo, Mayfield Bros, prop.
Elmwood House, Mrs. L P Green
Elmwood Poultry Yards, H H Carroll prop.
Green J H Mrs, millinery.
Greenslate L P Mrs, prop
Hobbs & Haughey, phys.
Hogan L V,
Jacobs E M, wagonmaker.
Jaynes J L, wagonmaker.
Lockey A, pumps,
Marshall A L, drugs.
Mayfield A U, postmaster.
Cros, pub, Elmwood Echo.
Mueller Wm, blacksmith.
Neihart A W,
Raker Sam, harness and shoemaker.
Rosencrance E W,
Sarver W N, hardware.
Smith C N, justice.
State Bankof Elmwood,
capital $25,00, James Rivett Jr, pres.
Striplin F M, prop Union
Striplin Henry, livery.
Swearingen W A, sta, tel and ex
Union Hotel, F M Striplin prop.
Vick Bros, genl mdse.