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Stronghurst in 1892
Dates of Oquawka Spectator abstracts.

File contributed by Virginia Ross. (Thank-you!)            

Stronghurst Graphic, page 1- Jan.4, 1917            

Population: 405            

Businesses            

Santa Fe Town and Land Co. Stronghurst Horse Fair Asociation
Stronghurst Co-operative Dairy Association I.F.Harter, druggist
Dunsworth Bros., Gen. Mdse. Miller and Taylor, Gen Mdse.
J.W.Yeast, clothing W.F.Morey, groceries
Stronghurst State Bank Bank of Stronghurst
B.M.Carnahan, hardware Kessler & Chant, hardware
T.J.Hunter, furniture Chas. Gilbert, blacksmith
A.Weir and son, blacksmiths and machinists W.E.Coquillette and son, implements
J.H.Baker, harness Mains and Curry, livery
H.M.Thomas, livery R.C.Henry, lumber and coal
Midland Elevator Co. Farmers' Elevator Co.
J. Kirby and Jos. Dixson, meat markets Davidson and Powell, restaurant
P. Lauretsen, shoemaker A.L.Beaver and B. Garrison, barbers
Miss Ella Morgan and Mrs. M.A.Thomas, Millinery S.W.Carothers, photographer
W.L.Donnelly, laundry W.J.Clark, S. Nevius, and Richard Dixon, hotels
Public school:             

W.C.Ivins, principal
Flo Spangler and Bessie Graham, assistants
Lodges:             

I.O.O.F.
M.W.A.,
The Eastern Star
G.A.R.
Doctors:            

Dr. Harter
Dr. Brelsford
Dr. Hooper
 
Churches:             

Methodist under the pastorate of Rev. Holmes
United Presbyterian without a pastor
Lutheran supplied by Rev. Litjekrantz
Baptist with Rev. F. Flanders


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