Transcribed from volume II 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 July 2002 by Carolyn Ward.


Quinter, an incorporated city of the third class in Gove county, is located in Baker township on the Union Pacific R. R. 17 miles northeast of Gove, the county seat. It is the largest town in the county, has a bank, a hotel, a number of mercantile establishments, good public school, churches, a weekly newspaper (the Gove County Advocate), telegraph and express offices, and a money order postoffice with two rural routes. The population in 1910 was 450. The town was platted in 1885 under the name of Familton, by the Familton Town company, which built a hotel. The first house was built by R. W. Cook, the first store was opened by John K. Wickizer, and the first hotel was kept by J. H. Baker. The first newspaper (the Settler's Guide), was established in 1886.

Page 530 from volume II 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 July 2002 by Carolyn Ward.

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