Transcribed from volume I of Kansas: a cyclopedia of state history, embracing events, institutions, industries, counties, cities, towns, prominent persons, etc. ... / with a supplementary volume devoted to selected personal history and reminiscence. Standard Pub. Co. Chicago : 1912. 3 v. in 4. : front., ill., ports.; 28 cm. Vols. I-II edited by Frank W. Blackmar. Transcribed May 2002 by Carolyn Ward.


Hope, an incorporated city of Dickinson county, is located in the township of the same name and is an important railway town, being situated at the junction of the Missouri Pacific and the Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe lines, 22 miles south of Abilene, the county seat. It is equiped with electric lights, has well kept streets and sidewalks, 2 banks, an international money order postoffice with four rural routes, a weekly newspaper (the Dispatch), telegraph and express offices, two telephone companies, a hospital, flour mills, a gypsum plaster works, and in 1910 reported a population of 567. The business buildings are substantial structures and the residences are better than the average usually found in cities of similar size. Excellent educational facilities are afforded by the graded public schools and a high school.

Pages 871-872 from volume I of Kansas: a cyclopedia of state history, embracing events, institutions, industries, counties, cities, towns, prominent persons, etc. ... / with a supplementary volume devoted to selected personal history and reminiscence. Standard Pub. Co. Chicago : 1912. 3 v. in 4. : front., ill., ports.; 28 cm. Vols. I-II edited by Frank W. Blackmar. Transcribed May 2002 by Carolyn Ward.

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BIOGRAPHICAL INDEXES


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