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became brick bridge building built Burt counties city of Fremont Clerk commenced Company Cotterell County Board county officers county seat county treasurer court-house Cuming Cuming county days District Dodge county early east Elkhorn & Missouri erected established farmer fees for salary Fontanelle Fremont and North George Young Hammond hardships Heaton Henry homes Hooper house James G John July later LENOX Limit of fees line living Logan Maple creek Maple township Marvin miles west mill Missouri River name Nebraska Nickerson township North Bend Northwestern system number Omaha Pacific railroad paper Pawnee Indians pioneers place plant Platte river Platte township platted population portraits post-office postmaster prairie prosperous PUBLIC LIBRARY ASTOR published residence Ridgeley road Robert Kittle Rocky Mountains Saunders county school Scribner settlers Sioux City Smith sold stores teachers territorial to-day town of Fremont town of North tract Tuesday Union Pacific village white YORK PUBLIC LIBRARY
Page 6 - The far-off glitter of gold caused caravans of struggling, determined humanity to blaze paths over the expansive plains, the sturdy pioneer planted his standard on their trails and by his labors accomplished in a few short years a work that will live through all the generations to come. Where the painted red- man chased the buffalo and the antelope and engaged...
Page 12 - Dodge county, but if such be the case no records have been left. About the middle of the eighteenth century French missionaries crossed from Canada and visited different sections of the Mississippi and Missouri river country. In their annals reference is made to the Indians and the country now supposed to have been west of the Missouri in what is Nebraska.
Page 34 - Omaha was the base of our supplies and it took three days to make the trip — one to go down, ; \ one to do the trading in, and the third to drive home. So our shopping expeditions were few and far between. As long as a cent remained in the purse the first year, we lived...
Page 28 - Clark was elected a member of the territorial council and Judge JW Richardson and Col. ER Doyle, were elected members of the house of representatives.
Page 36 - ... also the sugar bucket. In fact, we had nothing in the house but potatoes and salt. We had a quantity of corn we procured of the Indians, a much softer corn than the dent corn of to-day, and made fine meal.
Page 34 - ... of the boards themselves. The wind, which blew incessantly, came through the cracks in such force that in winter time it was impossible to keep the dwellings warm.
Page 36 - Bellevue and we could not wait for a team to make the trip there and back, so an uncle with an inventive turn of mind took a tin...