Omaha Printing 1905 Roll Top Desk,book,chair,gold Ornate, Meade Cty Bk, Sturgis For Sale
Omaha Printing Company, Omaha, Nebraska..12-16-1905.. "Roll Top Desk Left...& Book or Ledger Opened Center..Chair At Right"..,FANTASTIC GOLD Paper & ORNATE,..Billhead to Meade County Bankof Sturgis, South Dakota..Named after Civil War Hero General George Meade.........."THE MEADE COUNTY BANK" was organized as a state institution in 1896 and bought out the First National Bank. Its capital is $20,000. with surplus and undivided profits on February 1, 1904, of $33,000.. The deposits are very heavy,running about $300,000, a big portion of these deposits coming from farmers of Bare Butte valley and the stock-raising industries..Loans are made mainly on personal security, chattels, cattle and horses in small enclosures.. The bank has been very successful, paying 15 per cent per annum in dividends and accumulting every year a large surplus.. The officers are as follows: D.A. McPherson, president; H.O. Anderson, vice-prsident; H.E. Perkins, cashier, and G.W. Huffman, assistant cashier..Mr. Perkins, the cashier, is mayor of Sturgis for a second term and state senator, has been president of the Meade County Republican Central Committee for six years, and is president of Sturgis Commercial Club.. He was at one time city treasurer of Sturgis, and previous to coming to this city was assistant postmaster at Deadwood....Named after General George Meade Civil War Hero............Sturgis is a city in Meade County, South Dakota, United States. The population was 6,627 as of the 2010 census. It is the county seat of Meade County and is named after General Samuel D. Sturgis... Sturgis is famous for being the location of one of the largest annual motorcycle events in the world, which is held annually on the first full week of August. Motorcycle enthusiasts from around the world flock to this usually sleepy town during the Sturgis Motorcycle named for Col. Samuel Sturgis of the U.S. Seventh Calvary, was established in 1878 as a "no holds barred" supply center for Fort Meade. Laid out by Jeremiah Wilcox, an in-law of Colonel Sturgis, Sturgis had an ample representation of saloons and gambling dens. In fact, Sturgis became known as "Scooptown," because of the regularity with which these establishments "scooped" the pay from Fort Meade soldiers' pockets. Now home to a thriving and active community, Sturgis has changed over the years but remains a colorful and fascinating area rich in history and character. In 1938, motorcycle enthusiast J.C. "Pappy" Hoel got a few friends together for a weekend of friendly competition, picnicking, and a tour of the Black Hills. Today, the Sturgis Motorcycle Rally is known worldwide........The City of Sturgis was founded in 1876. It was named for Major Samuel D. Sturgis, a commander at nearby Fort Meade Cavalry Post. During the Great Western Expansion, Fort Meade served as a United States Cavalry Post to nearly every cavalry regiment in the United States Army. The Star Spangled Banner became part of the evening military retreat ceremony at Fort Meade in 1892, long before it became our National Anthem. In 1938, J.C. “Pappy” Hoel hosted a dirt track race with nine riders that set a course in Sturgis history. Today, the Sturgis Motorcycle Rally has evolved into South Dakota’s largest tourism event and the world’s largest motorcycle rally. Sturgis and the Black Hills thunder with the sounds of motorcycle enthusiasts, numbering in the hundreds of thousands, from all over the world. The history of Sturgis also must include the background of Bear Butte rising above the prairie just northeast of town. It is a geological wonder referred to as “Mato Paha”, or sleeping bear, by the Sioux Indians and is the origin of many Native American legends. The culture and history of the Sturgis area is rich in heritage. Our past is greatly admired and respected as we move forward into our future......
Fort MeadeFt. Meade was originally established in 1878 at as military post to protect miners and settlers traveling in the Black Hills area. It continued to serve as a military post until 1944 when it became part of the Veterans Administration Hospital network......Ft Meade was named in honor of General George Meade of Civil War fame.... - Comanche, a US Cavalry horse and sole cavalry survivor of the Battle of Little Big Horn, was brought following the battle and continued to live here for 9 years.... - The “Star Spangled Banner” was first used here for military ceremonies helping the drive to make it our national anthem.... Samuel Davis Sturgis (June 11, 1822 – September 28, 1889) was an American military officer who served in the Mexican-American War, as a Union general in the American Civil War, and later in the Indian Wars... When the Civil War broke out, Sturgis served in the 1st U.S. Cavalry. He was promoted to major and in August 1861, at the Battle of Wilson's Creek, he succeeded to command of the Federal forces after the death of Brig. Gen.Nathaniel Lyon. In March 1862 he was appointed brigadier general of volunteers to rank from August 10, 1861, the day of the battle.... After a tour of duty in the Washington, D.C., defenses, he was ordered to the front to support General John Pope's Army of Virginia just prior to the Second Battle of Bull Run. While attempting to secure priority for movement of his troops on the railroad, he was told that he must wait his turn as other troops and supplies were going forward to support Pope. His reaction was his now-famous remark, "I don't care for John Pope one pinch of owl dung.".... Sturgis then commanded the 2nd Division in the IX Corps at the battles of South Mountain, Antietam, and Fredericksburg..... Picture of General Sturgis, & the Oxen is only showing what Sturgis was like around this time & isn't included..From Very Historic Sturgis,.Dakota Territory!!!.
Title: Ox teams at Sturgis, D.T. [i.e. Dakota Territory]
Creator(s): Grabill, John C.H ., photographer
Date Created/Published: [between 1887 and 1892]
Medium: 1 photographic print.
Summary: Line of oxen and wagons along main street.......
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Omaha Printing 1905 Roll Top Desk,book,chair,gold Ornate, Meade Cty Bk, Sturgis: $45