Gove County Kansas sectionsof the1912 Polk's Kansas State Gazetteer and Business Directory
1912 POLK'S KANSAS STATE GAZETTEER AND BUSINESS DIRECTORY(town sections from Gove County taken from the directory)
ALANTHUS....... A farmer's postoffice in Larrabee Township, Gove County, 25 1/2 miles southeast of Gove, the county seat and banking point, and 12 from Utica, the nearest shipping point. Mail, tri-weekly. W. J. CHENEY, postmaster
CAMPUS......., Population, 30. On the U. P. R. R., in Grinnell Township, Gove County, 21 miles nothwest of Gove, the county seat, and 6 from Oakley, the nearest banking point. Has a Lutheran church. Exp., Am. Amelia RICKLEY, postmaster.BERTSCH, C. G., general store
Chicago Lumber and Coal Co.
MALLORY, D. J.
RICKLEY, James, general store
CATALPA....... A country post office in Larrabee Township, Gove County, 18 miles southeast of Gove, the judicial seat and banking point, and 10 from Pendennis, the nearest shipping point. Mail, daily. A. C. MENDENHALL, postmaster.
GOVE....... Population, 196 (U.S. Census, 1910). The county seat of Gove County, is an incorporated city on Hackberry Creek, 11 miles south of Grainfield, its shipping point. Has a Methodist Episcopal church, a bank and a weekly newspaper. Telephone connection. A.J. MITCHELL, postmaster.ADAMS, Henry, livery and feed
BENSON, O. J., drugs and general store
COOK, H. A., stock dealer
Exchange State Bank (cap $10,000), G. A. JONES, pres, G. D. ROGER, cashier
Gove County Republican Gazette, A. K. TRIMMER, publr.
Gove County Telephone Company
JONES, O. B., lawyer
McNAUGHTON, J. H., phys and mayor
McNAY, R. B., meats
MITCHELL, A. J., postmaster
MITCHELL, Mrs. S. A., milliner
ORTON, J. H., drugs and general store
SHAFER, A. H., restaurant
SIMPSON, E. W., hdw and implements
STURMAN, T. L., general store
THOMPSON, R. H., lawyer
TRIMMER, A. K., publr Gove County Republican Gazette
GRAINFIELD....... Population, 309 (U.S. Census, 1910). Incorporated city on the U.P.R.R. in Grainfield Township, Gove County, 12 miles north of Gove, the judicial seat. Has 2 churches, a newspaper, and a bank. Exp., Am., Thomas F. POOLE, postmasterBACON, B. B., machine shop
BIRRER, George, undertaker
BLACKBURN, C. H., livery
Chicago Timber and Coal Co.
Citizen's State Bank (cap $10,000), Levi H. JOHNSON, pres, J. E. SMITH, cashr.
ENGEL, A. P., harness
GISER, H. A., publr, Grainfield Cap Sheaf
Grainfield Cap Sheaf, H. A. GISER, publr
HEINEY, W. J., agrl implts and mayor
HIMES, A. H., carriages
HOFFMAN Elevator Company
Home Drug Co.
HOPKINS & CHERRY, General Store
POOLE, Thomas F., General Store and Postmaster
REYNOLDS, S. S. & Son, agrl implts.
SMITH, George W., agrl implts
SPERRY, F. D., grain dealer
STIMITS Mercantile Co.
Western Star Elevator Co.
GRINNELL....... Population, 200. On the U.P.R.R., in Grinnell Township, Gover County, 17 1/2 miles northwest of Gove, the county seat. Has Catholic and Christian churches, a bank and a newspaper. Tel., W.U., Exp., Am. D. A. BORAH, postmasterBARCLAY, J. J., physician
BECKMAN, C. W., general store
BORAH, D. A., real estate, cashier, Grinnell State Bank and postmaster.
BORAH & BEOUGHER, grain, coal and implements
BUSER, J., hardware and implements
CHENEY, H. O. & Son, blksmiths and wagonmakers
Chicago Lumber & Coal Co.
EASTLACK, C. D., auto livery
Gove County Record, PETERSON & CARROLL, publrs
Grinnell State Bank (capital and surplus $20,000), John F. JONES, pres, D. A. BORAH, cashier
HANSON, John P., restaurant and meats
HOFFMAN Elevator Co.
LINGEL, Samuel, confr and cigars
LYNCH, George C., hay
MARTIN, M. M., auto livery
MEIER, P. J., insurance
PETERSON & CARROLL, publrs, Gove County Record
ROBBEN, George, hay
SHELLABARGER Mill & Elevator Co.
SIDLES, C. A., prop., Western Hotel
SPRAGUE, A. J., general store
Western Hotel, C. A. SIDLES, propr.
WILLIAMS, E. C., livery
WILSON, G. F.
WISE, J. V. & Co., drugs
HACKBERRY....... A country postoffice in Baker Township, Gove County, 18 miles east of Gove, the county seat, and 12 1/2 miles south of Quinter, its nearest banking and shipping point. Mail, tri-weekly, J. M. TUTTLE, postmasterBLACKWILL, J. O., stock breeder
BONK, Conrad, meats
HARGITT, George T., live stock
PUGH, M. S., live stock
STONE, Z. W., live stock
TUTTLE, J. M., jeweler
JEROME....... A country postoffice in Jerome Township, Gove County, 16 miles south of Gove, the county seat, and 16 from Healey, its nearest banking point. Stage daily to Gove, fare 50 cents. Fankie A. PHELPS, postmaster.COURTNEY, H. E., grocer
COOK, John L., general mdse
MERRIT-SCHWIER Creamery Co.
PHELPS Bros., general store
Great Bend Creamery Co.
PHELPS, Mrs., hotel
ORION....... Population, 28. In Gove County, 12 miles west of Gove, the county seat and nearest banking point, and 16 from Grinnell, the nearest shipping point. Mail, daily. Lewis E. SEATON, postmaster.MYERS, B. A., blacksmith and implts
SEATON, L. E., general store and hardware
SEATON and Son, agrl implts
PARK......., Population, 100. On the U. P. R. R. in Payne Township, Grove [sic!] County, 18 miles northeast of Grove [sic!], the county seat, and 6 from Granfield [sic!], the nearest banking point. Has a Catholic church. Exp., Am. Tel., W. U. James J. RYAN, postmasterBESSIE, E., meats
Chicago Lumber Co, lumber and coal
HIBBARD, George, notary
HOFFMAN Elevator Co.
KANE, J. C., general store
LIGLEITER, J. C., general store
RYAN, James J., hardware and furniture
SCHULTE, Anton, feed barn
Wheatland Elevator Co.
YOUNGER, Joseph, hotel and livery
QUINTER......., Population 450. On the U. P. R. R., in Baker Township, Gove County, 20 miles northeast of Gove, the county seat. Has Baptist, Methodist, Episcopal, Presbyterian and Reformed churches, a bank and a newspaper. Tel., W.U. Exp., Am. E. S. McKIM, postmaster.BISSELL, A. E., meat market
CHURCHILL, D., livery
CLEMONS, V. E., well borer
DRAGOO, J. L., general store
EISENBISE, J. M., physician
Farmers Implement Co.
Farmers' State Bank (capital $25,000), W. H. WIGINGTON, pres., E. L. WICKIZER, cashier
Gove County Advicate [sic!], Wm FIELD, publr.
JONES, J. F., grain dealer
McKIM & WICKIZER, real estate, loans and insurance
Quinter Hardware Co., hardware
Quinter Lumber & Supply Co.
PORTER & Sons, general store
RUCKMAN Bros., livery
SAMSON, R. H. & E. D., lumber and implts.
SPRENGER, J. H., tinner
STONER, D. R., physician
WALL, Dr D. S., drugs
WICKISER, Asa M., hotel
WICKISER, E. L., optician
WURST Bros., general store
WYLIE, Oliver, meats
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