Nebraska Pacific States Newspaper Directory

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  Adams ~ Butler County Nebraska Newspapers, 1894

Nebraska was organized as a territory in 1854 and was admitted as a state in 1867. It has a land area of 77,000 square miles, while its extreme breadth is 415 miles and length 205 miles. The surface is a rolling prairie and the soil exceedingly fertile in the eastern part of the State, while the western part is well adapted to grazing. The State is being rapidly and thickly populated by a liberal, progressive and thrifty people. Population 1,058,910.

Since the issuance of our preceding edition there has been the usual number of newspaper changes in this and other States mentioned in this work. The several industries throughout the State have largely increased, and in every branch and direction show unusual prosperity.

We give a brief description in the following pages of the several counties, with a tabulated list of the newspapers published in each.

Adams County

Hastings, Population 13,584

Publication Proprietors Issued Politics Year
Democrat Wahlquist Bros Friday Dem. 1860
Indep'nt Tribune A. H. Brown & Co. Friday Rep. 1886
Nebraskan Creett Bros. Daily Rep. 1888
Nebraskan Weekly Edition Thur. Rep. 1879
Nebraska Volksfreuud Wm. Breed Friday Ind. 1892
Our Own Opinion Koch & Montgomery Tues.   1890
Platte Missionary Bishop Graves Month Religon 1892
Republican C. L. Watkins Daily Rep. 1891
Republican Weekly Edition Sat Rep. 1889
Times Will C. Thornton Friday Populist 1892
Union Worker O. H. Jones S. M. Prohib. 1878

Juniata, Population 750

Publication Proprietors Issued Politics Year
Herald I. H. Rickel Wed. Rep. 1876

Kenesaw, Population 600

Publication Proprietors Issued Politics Year
Citizen E. A. Gray Thur. Rep. 1876

Roseland, Population 150

Publication Proprietors Issued Politics Year
Gazette A. W. Evans Thur. Ind. 1889

Antelope County

Population 10,399

Brunswick, Population 150

Publication Proprietors Issued Politics Year
Independent J. H. Lohmaun Wed. Ind. 1893

Charwater, Population 400

Publication Proprietors Issued Politics Year
Message H. M. Stockwell Friday Rep. 1887

Elgin, Population 160

Publication Proprietors Issued Politics Year
Advance W. L. Kirk Friday Ind. 1892

Neligh, Population 1,210

Publication Proprietors Issued Politics Year
Advocate Judson Graves Friday Rep. 1881
Gates Index Students of Gates College Month Educ. 1888
Leader E. T. & C. J. Best Friday Dem 1885
Yeoman T. H. Pollock Friday   1890
Tribune Jas. R. Cary Wed. Proh. 1879

Oakdale, Population 700

Publication Proprietors Issued Politics Year
Sentinel Clingman Bros Sat. Rep. 1887

Orchard, Population 300

Publication Proprietors Issued Politics Year
Farmer A; Laborer I. S. Dart Friday Ind. 1892

Banner County

Population 2,425

Harrisburg, Population 230

Publication Proprietors Issued Politics Year
Banner Co. News Burgess & Shumnoy Friday Dem. 1893

Blaine County

Population 1,146

Brewster. Population 200

Publication Proprietors Issued Politics Year
News P. C. Erickson Friday Rep 1881

Boone County

Population 8,683

Albion, Population 1,645

Publication Proprietors Issued Politics Year
Argus Barnes & Needham Friday Dem. 1876
Calliope J. F. Bixby Friday Populist 1890
News A. W. Ladd Friday Rep. 1879

Cedar Rapids, Population 650

Publication Proprietors Issued Politics Year
Commercial Commercial P't'g Co. Friday Rep. 1892
Republican Baird & Son Friday Peo. Par. 1883

Petersburg, Population 300

Publication Proprietors Issued Politics Year
Index C. L. Mayes Thur.   1891
Press H. G. Cross Thur. Rep. 1888

St. Edwards, Population 293

Publication Proprietors Issued Politics Year
Sun Williams & Acker Friday Rep. 1891

Box Butte County

Population 5,494

Alliance, Population 1,480

Publication Proprietors Issued Politics Year
Pioneer Grip Broome & Beede Friday Dem. 1866
Times H. J. Ellis Friday Rep. 1887

Hemingford, Population 400

Publication Proprietors Issued Politics Year
Box Butte Co. Democrat Dem. Pub. Co Friday Dem. 1893
Guide J. S. Paradis Friday Rep. 1888

Boyd County

Population 1,410

Lynch, Population 200

Publication Proprietors Issued Politics Year
Independent J. D. Lee Thru Ind. 1893

Naperville, Population 100

Publication Proprietors Issued Politics Year
Boyd Co. Press G. P. & A. D. Garrison Wed. Ind. 1892

Spencer, Population 100

Publication Proprietors Issued Politics Year
Bee O. V. Kenaston Wed. Rep. 1891

Brown County

Population 4,359

Ainsworth, Population 733

Publication Proprietors Issued Politics Year
Home Rule Geo. Miles Thur. Ind. 1887
Star Journal T. J. Smith Thur. Rep. 1884

Long Pine, Population 554

Publication Proprietors Issued Politics Year
Journal J. E. B. Good Friday Rep. 1883

Buffalo County

Population 22,162

Amherst, Population 250

Publication Proprietors Issued Politics Year
Times J. H. Brayton Friday Ind. 1887

Elm Creek, Population 250

Publication Proprietors Issued Politics Year
Champion T. G. Robison Friday Rep. 1883

Gibbon, Population 550

Publication Proprietors Issued Politics Year
Beacon Gibbon Pr. Co Friday Rep. 1882

Kearney, Population 8,074

Publication Proprietors Issued Politics Year
Hub Hub Pr. Co Daily Rep. 1888
Hub Semi-Weekly Edition Mo.-Th. Rep. 1873
Journal J. H. Inman Daily Rep. 1887
Journal Semi-Weekly Edition Tu.-Fr. Rep. 1872
New Era New Era Pub. Co Sat Rep. 1880
Standard Standard Pub. Co. Friday Pen. Par. 1882

Miller, Population 200

Publication Proprietors Issued Politics Year
Union E. P. Burnett Wed. Rep. 1888

Ravenna, Population 500

Publication Proprietors Issued Politics Year
News C. B. Cass Thur. Ind. 1886

Shelton, Population 1,000

Publication Proprietors Issued Politics Year
Clipper Reed Bros Friday Rep. 1879

Burt County

Population 11,069

Craig,, Population 500

Publication Proprietors Issued Politics Year
News L. H. Warner Sat. Rep. 1887

Lyons, Population 700

Publication Proprietors Issued Politics Year
Logan Valley Sun E. E. Carter Friday   1888
Mirror M. M. Warner Thur. Rep. 1881

Oakland, Population 805

Publication Proprietors Issued Politics Year
Independent Will. F. Brewster Friday Ind. 1881
Times Chas. P. Rodman Thur. Dem. 1890

Tekamah, Population 1,478

Publication Proprietors Issued Politics Year
Burtonian S. C. Woodruff Thur. Rep. 1872
Herald W. H. Korns Friday Dem. 1884
Sutheran Era J. W. Kimmel Month Religon 1892

Butler County

Population 15,454

Bellwood, Population 400

Publication Proprietors Issued Politics Year
Gazette Wm. H. McGafnn Friday Ind. 1846

Brainard, Population 500

Publication Proprietors Issued Politics Year
Tribune S. Greer Friday Non-Parti. 1893

David City, Population 2,029

Publication Proprietors Issued Politics Year
Butler Co. Press C. D. Casper & Co. Friday Dem. 1873
News A. H. Betzer Wed. Rep. 1891
Tribune John B. Dey Thur. Rep. 1882

Rising City, Population 668

Publication Proprietors Issued Politics Year
Independent A. J. T. Kaempfer Thur.   1880

Ulysses, Population 900

Publication Proprietors Issued Politics Year
Dispatch Charles H. Chains Wed. Rep. 1880

Nebraska Index | Pacific States Newspaper Index

Source: Pacific States Newspaper Directory, Sixth Edition, Palmer & Rey Type Foundry, San Francisco, 1894

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